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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
The puWic of Qudmtefook and district that'thev havepurcha sedlthe iJBsis«Eiof Mr B. CosUij^rin .1 hnpa to "have a continuance of the support accordea^i::^--— . _ .ALL FRESH FR^jni^riEASO^EHilviF'DAII^.' . ;7 •WE GUARAOTEE C^STQ^'IERS THAT^ FRESf^ . SUMMER KINDS. Lemon' SquasiV.& H est Pies, Tea or OoiTse. DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS ALL CONFECTIONERY WILL BE KEPT INSIDE. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL^OIWEBS TAKEN •.•:-'.;.for]Eargo and Small Quantities in every Hue. , Give. tlic: FEDERAlToAF^T trial and \ o'.i will have'every' • civility and attention. MbtU-intc Prices for everything. Ply. Ltd. Tailors, IZatiters csnd Mercers, : TIE eSISIEI, FOOT8CRAY. Best Place for a Suit of Clotlies or a correct Highland cos tume. • Samples and; self:f; measurement * charts ' sent1' everywhere. Correspondence invited. Blacksmith, .Wheelwrights Etc Quanib'atook. Horses Carefusiy Shod. Air Repairs to Isnpiemeah . and Machinery promptly attonifed to. BUGGIES, Sc., BUILT. REPAIRED, and PAINTED Farm Waggo...
100 WELL KNOWN TO NEED AN "AD." [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
100 WELL KNOWN TO NEED AN "AD." This idea that you have lived so long In town that everybody knows you and you don't need to advertise is a mistake. This very indifference to advertising, indifference to doing business as it ii done in this day and age, is what hai enabled the catalogue or mail ordei houses to grow from mere nothing to great concerns. The merchant who can convincc the people of his section, and keep them convinced that his store ilj the best placc to buy this and that arti cle, will not lose trade to the mail ordet house. Of course he cannot afford to get out a catalogue as thick as a Bible but he can keep an advertisement in his local paper, and see that it is changed, thus keeping new bargains continually befor the public. He should also have a mailing list, and send out a circular letter at least once a month. Don't look upon your country newspaper as an object of charity. There is not a single country newspaper in the State, with a general local circulation, whi...
POSTAL RATES. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
,,rs POSTAL RATES. NEW SCHEDULE DETAILED. Tiio new postage rates, which cami Into force on 1st May, when penny postage wi!I operate throughout the C/cmmonwealth, are as follows :— Letters, Id per Joz. Letter cards, Eingle, Id each ; rcplj Id eivh bail, Pcstcatcii, iiagic, 13 , leply, Id eacl I half. - I Printed papers, as prescribed, £d pei 2ozs. or part of 2ozs. Books printed ontsido Australia, Jd. per iozt. or part of 4oss. Books printed in Australia, JJ. pel 8ozs. or part of Sozs. ■ Magazines, that is to say— (a) Magazines, reviews, serials, «nd other similar publications printed and published in Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, §d. for Sozs. or part of Sozs." (b) Magazines, reviews, serials, and other similar publications (including newspapers) printed and published out side Australia in numbers at intervals not exceeding three months, jd. per &lt;ozs. or part of 4ozs. " Hansard," that is, reports a Par liamentary dcbf*Vi printed and >ub&g...
MELBOURNE LETTER [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
MELBOURNE LETTER (Prom Our Special Uorrespoiidnui) Who shall luiigor oouWm1 -hu4. wo men should not uavo r. nay iu thu mak ing oi' laws, and generally regulating matters pertaining to tho pnoJio woal Y The fourieenth annual cou^ .ui;-y oi vhe Australasian Wo"- aV ^*t>ooiation has shown thorn ca.al..*. v'l t.'.king very sane views of questions that re iu tho forof ront of progressive me" Mres ^ /or tho betterment of peoplo' l. 1 nusV^a tions. Eugenics, than which thoro is nothing more important among the developments of modern striving for greater clBoienoy was handled m a cmnmendnbly common sense manner. Tho need for a wider knowledge -of the ravages of a disease which is respon sible for tho condition of 75 per cent, oi the inmatos of Victorian aaylums, and which iu other respects contributes to an immeasurable extent to tho mis ery and unfitness of humanity, was ro cogrtised by theso ladies. And thoro wero many other similar mutters dis cussed, and tho discussions disclosed a b...
"JACK." [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
" JACK." gfe. The origin of the name Jack, which was discussed by Mr. E. \V. B. Nic holson, oI the Bodleian Library at Oxford, in "The Pedigree of Jack ini other Allied Name.;," is dealt with in the article on "Jack" in the new "Kneyclypatdia Uritannica." Is it an adaptation from James, or is it directly derived from John ? Its possible connection with James is seen when we reflect that Jacobus is the l.atin form of this ne.mo, the French equivalent being, of course, Jacques. ! It more probable, however, that it owes its origin to. John. This is its earliest and universal use in Eng lish, jrind a monastic history written in lil-l distinctly gives it as a form of John. But Jack was used at cn early date as a genual term for any man of the common people ; it Was not at first attach:d to 'tuiycne in his inii vidunl capacity. Jack and Jill wcrc^uscd as Kcn:ral terms for the man r.n'.l Ilia woman of the lower (lasses in much the same way as moderns describe u certain class r.a 'Arry r.n....
A FRENCHMAN'S IDEA OF GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
A ^ltKN\CHMAi\'S U)|C.A OK UOLI,\ I (litut ■your of golf I Oh, v*! I. know Jiiut. Vou put on Urn nine I'oJ. so Vv&lt;l as tho Ingleesh rosbif under neath done. Vou strap your sack U bOndod'head sticks on the back of a boy twico mi biuall as the bag. lie H'rtipo a mud puddiug to make balance a hietie uhito ball. Mo make Unco bad trios to balance him, then very angry you call loud, 'Four!' Then you what you cull address tho ball, and. uia t'oi. yum address sometime* is of language to inako afraid, Vnu strike, and the bail find himself ii\ tho bonkaire. Vou call loud for tho niholnngen stick, ami | bout tho dust till your partner say 'llo, ' cluifkivi' Vou .say Hut, my triond, 1 oncuk' myself to repeat- who you Miy. Ah, my friend, you are a gicat nation, hut your golf game gives mo what you Ingleesh eali ze huaip." Any number of women dye for Uiva. It N queer tint n "!J> "d f^'How" of ten ha> inanv bad nahits. Job is said to h:\vo posses-eel GOOO camels. No wonder ho sntt...
Federal Issues. REPORT ON IMMIGRATION. [Contributed.] [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
FeUsraJ fisuss. Report on Immigration. [Contributed.] The Royal Commission appointed to in quire into tho industrial resources, trade ami legislation of certain portions of the Hritish Djmmion«. has issued it* sceond intciim report. That repeat deals in some detail with immigration to Australia, and it in interestia;; he.?a:t«e it is neither an Australian inr a pirty document If great national problem* niv to Ik-.solved the is sue-s involved must lw considered from every standpoint; t> ignore the interests of either capitalist or worker is to build on the sand. Tito eommU'lonCM Insist at tlio very out* sec oh the imperative necessity of estab. lishing rostral control. That is tin implied 'censur? on the Kidier Ministry, which, weakly yielding to the phalanx of e:&lt; t'emisU who dominate the Leagues, left the States to battle against each other for immigrants, much as rival storekeepers compete with each other for customers. The agents who did the actual canvassing wore p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
NURSE 'MAXTED, "■ : ' diploma, london, " ")fl YEARS' Hospital Experiences, treats all diseases in both men ind women, no matter how long starnl njf. Sufferers, avoid operations ; con ult mo without delay. Delay is dan gerous to your complaint. Destitute cases treated free of charge. Has also Private Home for Midwifery. Patients before, after, and .during accouchement. Board Moderate— l-'RES £3 3s. Doctors in attendance. Strictly private. Country trains mot if .(dvisecl. Stamp envelope for reply. "Charlton," Burgos3 St., AUBURN, MELBOURNE. 'Phone, 1242, Hawthorn. Bcndi^o's Premier CATE RER. W. H 3 E E D, 300 Hargreaves Street. Supplies forwarded for ali Northern District functions—Balls, picnics, wed dings, cl.M-ch and school fetes. l''AMOt.a TOR OUR BRIDE CAKES Visit Reed's Tea Rooms when in Ren ligo. James Woods, PRACTICAL. - ,SOOTiMER, 3TuC«S:;!! kinds of Ladies', Gcnt.'s 'J and Childrens' l'ootwcar. Supplies all wants Makes to all measures. Prompt Repairing. You don't have to par...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
THE AUSTRALIAN ESTATES AND MORTGAGE CO. LTD. . WOOL WAREHOUSES, 573 to 579 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. WOOLandIgRAIN AUCTION SALES OF WOOL. HIDES, SKINS, TALLOW AND GRAIN WEEKLY. ( LinnnAI, CASH ADVANCES OX THE KNSTJFNG CLIP OF WOOL For Sale in Melbourne or Shipment, to l.or.don. The Company act Strictly as .Selling Brokers, i ADVANCES ON GRAIN. 2 YOU MAY REST ASSURED * 5 that Beecham's Pills will be of great service to you «f your stomach is out of order Jj Zor your liver is slujjish. Thc conditions of life in these days are so strenuous thai J nearly everybody is at times, overtaken by various derangements of the digestive i erxans. Even the strongest and heahhie;t occasionally require a little corrective J* ^ medicine. ft is worth rememb^rinj that thousands of people have proved that J \ BEE€HMM*& I PILLS I 2 Speedily exert a curative effect upon the disturbed organs and restore them to their i normal healthy st.ue. This splendid preparation has « world-wide reputation for...
Fire Fighters. TO FORM A BRIGADE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
~ Fii'S Fighters. TO FORM A BRIGADE; A fairly representative meet ing was held in the Mechanics' Hall on Wednesday evening; last for the purpose of organising a Fire Brigade for Quambatook. On the motion of Messrs Shaw and Douglas, Mr A. Rogers was voted to the chair. There were presentMessrs A. Rogers. Prest, C. Shaw, A. Bayliss. Wood, Richards, Darcy, Ross, Raphael, Douglas, Houston and Ryan. After the Chairman had ex plained the object of the meet ing", convened by a committee, from the Progress Association, the following correspondence was read:— From J. W. Birch, Camberwell, expressing pleasure at donating £2 towards a fund. From the Underwriters' As sociation of Victoria stating the question of reducing rates depen ded entirely upon the permanency .&lt;\T,u pressure of the water supply: the size of the mains the num ber of fire plugs, and the effi ciency of the Brigade. In the event:of the 'proposal to establish a Brigade materialising, the ques tion of reducing insura...
PEOPLE'S PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
PEOPLE'S PARTY. The usual monthly meeting of the Quambatook branch People's Party was held on Saturday even ing, when there, were in atten dance Messrs J. B. Mann (pre siding)', King.v Knight, Muldoon, •Williamson, A. Cross, Kennedy, Holland, C. W. Coote, Rogers, Adamthwaite. Gross and Fawcett In the unavoidable absence of Mr T. Dunstin, Mr Coote was deputed to act as hon. sec. pro tern. The minutes of previous meet ing were confirmed, .as read, on the-motion of Messrs King and Kennedy. • ... •- ' Touching on the.p.oiiiinaiion of candidates,Jslv- Muldoon inferred that they.could select one from their own branch, w The Chairman expressed the opinion that towns would always have more power than the coun try districts. Mr Adamthwaite thought it a disgrace to have so few members in the local branch. Mr Holland was in unison. Mr Muldoon : It is incredible that a town like Wycheproof, with a 15-mile radius, should have such a small list of members. In reply to a question, Mr Mul doon info...
Rangott's Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
'Rangott's Ha!!. [From Our Correspondent] At the above hall, on March 11th, a concert and fruit soiree was held in aid of the Presbyter ian Church. Mr Raff presided, and the proceedings opened with the "Old Hundredth" and a prayer. The chairman, in ad dressing the large gathering, said he was very pleased indeed to see so many present, and ex tended a hearty welcome to all. The following ladies and gentle men resisted in giving the audi ence a very pleasant social even ing :— Mrs Prvce, the Misses Rattray, Misses M. and C. Davis (encored) and Messrs. Raff, Grenfell, Vince and Humphry. At the conclusion of the concert, a plentiful supply of luscious fruit was set out, and full jus tice was done thereto. As a quantity remained over, it was disposed of privately at good prices amongst those present; and all departed very well satis fied with their evening's enter tainment.
Quambatook East. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
Quambaiook East. [From Oar Correspondent.] On Tuesday, March 3rd, a fair number of parents assembled at the local school for the purpose of ducting a new committee, the term of service of the members of,the old committee having ex pired. At an informal meeting of' the letiring committee, the II.'T., Mr J.'Mc. C. Poer, thanked the members and especially the correspondent, Mr C. W. Coote, for thy £;r;,.(.'Interest they had taken in the school. He was pleased to say that his relations with,the committee had always been most cordial. In respond ing, Messrs. Coote-and Bremner remarked that- they were all wil ling to work for the good of the school, and thanked the H.T. for his elJorls in the same cause. At the., parents meeting the H.T. presided, and explained the ob ject of the meeting. He thanked the parents for their co-operation on all occasion5. After the cor respondent had. road a statement of- the work accomplished by the committee, the following, out of II nominated, were elected...
WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS | (By "AnjhroMiio.'') The bizarre in dress threatens to bt umoJi to tho fore this soasun, says 11 I'nris export. Already we 500 .signs oi tho evil in tho newest nut! smartest models as saen in this city. Headgear ill tlio form of skull caps with towering aigrette*. skirls witli mi exaggerated split from tlio fort, and bodices of day gowns cut so low as ui be almost de collete; and fur stoics twis.ed_ about tlio form, and muffs uro tlio size of pillows. At one shop 1 saw a walking gown in whito velvet trimmed with Lauds of sable. Is not this the last word in extravagance? Now, I itni 110 Puritan as regards dres,, but. i think that every woman 'should -nit h.?r costume to, her circuinst uiccs. Bi zarre dress lias charm.., but it must be given its surrounding. An o:ilre gown or hat which looks.well v.he:i worn by a smart woman in ;i motor, acems out of place on a middlo-agcd matron, or wlien worn by 11 young wife who keeps no maid and travels by omiiMis. A_ud tlio tig...
MEATIAN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
M E A T I A PJ . [n cm Our Correspondent.] A meeting of parents of children; attending the local state school was held in the Hall on Friday evening", when r.n election: tcok place and the following were elccted for the ensuing term Mr Naldcr, chairman.' Mr II; Fox.; treasurer, Mr !!• O'Brien, cor respondent and Messrs. Donohue, Taj lor, M or ben and Brown. ' At a meeting held last week it was decided to form a football club at Mcalian and all those in terested :u e requested to t'.irn up to a meeting to be held on Wed nesday, March 2.5th, at S o'clock.
SULPHUR AS A FERTILISER. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
SULPHUR AS A FERTILISER. KNperiiuunts tarried out butt) in Ger many and in l'Yuiiuo couliriu receut re ports ;tn to tJio i'ortilisiug action of flow ers ol suipjiur upon tho soil. In tlic Uerman trials a dressing of 90 Jb per ai-jy, applied in February, a short tiuie' before the crops wore Miwnj bad a benciieiai effect upon burloy aud rye. The treated portions of the crops were stronger, and had a brighter gruen co lor than Lite untreated: out no account of tho dillerence in yiejd is given. The ImvuoIi experiment^ wore intended to throw light upuu the eau.se of the for tiiising action ol .sulphur. Tho cause has bui n said to bo the do;-trueiiun of injurious bacteria in tho soil, and the conclusion ol the investigators agtve.^ that this is purth the ease. .But iL i« concluded aho that the cln-iniual action of the sulphur ha-i setue ell'eut. Sul phuric acid is gradually f«unad, an'l'thw not only suplies sulphur to tin* plants, hut also Irv'ljK to di.s-oive mineral ele- J meiits iu the...
SPORTING NOTES. CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
5; SORTING NOTES. [By Rambler.] CRICKET. Lalbert cricketers visited Mea tian on. Saturday and scored a victory by 14 runs. The totals were low, being respectively 83 and 69. W. Kelly was top score for the winners .with 19, the only other double figure man being II. "Nalder with 15. For Meatian, S. Gray (13), W. O'Brien (12) and P. Alexander (11) were the best..: W. Letcher, the Lalbert skipper, secured nine wickets at a cost of but 22 runs. Meatian met Goschen on the 14th for the final of the Central District matches.. The latter put up the respectable total of 157, as against 153—a close and exciting, game; For the winners, P. Alex ander put up 64, R. Bqa'tf 28, W. O'Brien IS, ^V.^Tvis" 16 and "Powers. the other side, R. McP>^rs0n topped up 51, E. J3>;efs 33, W. Thyers li) and G. ■ Leach a similar number.
DEMAND FOR FRUIT IN EUROPE [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
| DEMAND FOR FRUIT IN EUROPE I'riilt'.ssiii Wiekson, uf llii; (Jnivorsity of California., uliu lias recently roturned from un ollicial visit to tho Old World .says iheiu is no hope uf the oUt coun tries evil- pn-ducing Milhnicnt 1 I'llit for j their mt!: requirements. (Joining l'rulu uu iil't'spoll^iljlu writer, Midi a statement might Iio regarded as v.x iravagant, but tile reputation of I'lo fe^sur Wiek.-ton as author of a standatd work un f mil - growing and Editor of tile J'acilio iiural I're.v, iy too high for a otiitcmcnt of his to ho passed lightly by. In au editorial note, ho expres ses his satisfaction at finding on his rutuin' that tlio iruit industry in hi.-, oIV11 slute is still buoyant, ami goes on to sa.v:—"This impresses lis illl the mule after seeing how sliori, tho old countries uiid this country east of the rooky mountains nre of their needs in producing fruit local iy and id the hope of over doing it. . We did not sec fruit enough to satisfy a mongoose in uli our t...
THE BLUSHING BRIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
Til 10 UI.U.StllNC IllUDK. A rlergynum. having performed tIio marriago corouKuiy for a couple, under took to writo out tho \mw\ oortitioato. hut, bcjiiK in doubt as to tho day ol tho montn, ho asked. "This iH tho ninth* is it not?" "Why, parson," said tho blushing bride, "you do all my marrying, and you ought to remcmW that tfiis is only the iliir4."
THE TRIUMPH OF MARGARINE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914
2JSS -'X'llIUiViPH 05' MARGAt;ii;a. Tho i,vriousiie.ss. to mo colonial 1 ar mor hi ttic increasing substitution ol margarine , lor butter i» made dear 10 ;i letter from Mr ii. (Juinpbei! Jouea. Hi "The Xiiues,,.? Mr Juuca emphasis^ c.> tho success ol thu mauutaeiurers in v.iminaiing tiio di*Unctivc taste* ot margarine. On.y yesterday. margur ;tK was' regalded aa an unpleasant «rt »eio &lt;ii diet,v eaten only bv tlie poor, it was pleasant neither to the palate nor the eye. iJul the chomist iu tbe employ ol the luaiHilaeuirer has work ed so sUiltuliy that to*&lt;iuy even ox jnrts were deceived. Tho average man mil assort conlideiuly that be cannot cat margarine, and that it emthi not bo paluiod oil ou uiiu, but it is quite probable that lie cats it Ircquently, vutiiont rccoguisiug it. Ail Australian iiuuter expert whu recently visilvU a margarine factory - iwi.. a.-toutshed lo and that Hit' product ol anuuai luts ami eoewauutwas rait at aU unpleasant, and iii.it ev...