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STRANGE JEWEL ROBBERY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914

STRANGE JEWEL ROBBERY. A i'mv weeks ago curious neMs ivc.'n.ii m JViris from Jinnies to tliu t'liucL ili.it a daring jewui robbery liai! ii.in roiii.iiicted there to the dotrmient oi » irav.-ilmg agent, ' nrlunc box oi jewels was iny.stci'ioiialy removed, an<l nunilii'r, lilliil witli soap, jtiiL in its plucv. Tile agent, Al. iVionnot, ban o'imu [rum lii.'.s.iticjii with a box lull of jewels and a valise. As lie had to vi-it a number of jewellers in Lliu Iu'aii, lie calnxl on one ol tbent, who was Liii then liis liost eusiinner, a cer i:a:i Al. t'laivjlles; and as itis box tvas Urn heavy to move about easily, lie • i: Ir.'d (iii; jeweller to ■ keep it for liiln as uuil as tlio'valise. On llio following day, according to Al. I'luzolles, a messenger cauio and told 111111 that lie had orders to take llio bos and the valise to Uk ,1'ailw ay •station. The jeweller stated that he S.HO up t'ul articles, but <oon after wards In; alleged lie had doubts, and telephoned t...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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MRS. E. KEATING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914

MRS. E. KEATING. The death occurred about 6 last Monday of Mrs. E. Keating, of Quambatook, wife of Mr. Edwd. Keating, well known throughout the district. The deceased lady had been in indifferent health for about three months, and sought medical advice in Bendigo. She had been on the mend and journeyed to Melbourne by the excursion train on the 24th ult. Mrs Keating was not feeling too well, and had a premonition that it would be better to return home which she did last Saturday. On Monday afternoon, at 2 o'clock, Dr. Matenson was sent for post haste, but held out no hope of recovery. The late Mrs. Keating was a resident of this district for 27 years, and had reached the age of 52 years at the time of her death. Mrs. Keating was an aforetime resident of Pannaba mawn. Mr Jack Shannon (*Shanahan), of Quambatook, is a brother of de ceased, and Mrs. J. O'Brien, Mrs Burns, of Chillingollah, and Mrs. Les. Sherlock are daughters. The family is held in esteem through out our vast areas here...

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BOORT —Boort Waterworks Trust.— [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914

BOORT —Boort Waterworks Trust.— The monthly meeting of lb; Boort Waterworks Trust was held on Tuesday. Present:—Commis sioners Gawne (in the chair >, Kirk ham and Webster. Correspondence was read from M;s J. Birch, re questing main to be extended as far as her'premisos. Secretary was instructed to inspect and report at next meeting. Accounts amount ing to 1,121 lus 7d were passed for payment. On the motion of Com missioner Kirkhaui and Webster, it was decided to place all outstand ing arrears in the hands of solicitor for collection. The secretary re ported that the contractor had com pleted the laying of main in Wright Street, which accounted fo • the high expenditure for the month. —Obituary.— We regret to record the death of Mr Wm. Gillies, of Glenloth, which occurred early on Thursday morn ing, in a painfully sudden manner. Deceased, who was 26 years of age, had not been well during the last week or two, and also had a severe cold. He was in Charlton on Tuesday, and consulted...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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OBITUARY. MRS. R. SMITH. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 18 March 1914

OBITUARY.   MRS. R. SMITH. The many friends in the Lal- bert and surrounding districts   will learn with deep regret of the death of Mrs Rebecca (Joseph) Smith of Greenhills, Bolinda, late   of Lalbert and formerly of Wau- bra, which took place, after nine weeks' illness, at the residence of her son-in-law, J. C. Gamble, 9 Walker street, Northcote, Friday morning last, the 13th inst., the immediate cause being septic pneumonia, following an opera- tion. Mrs Smith, who was very widely known and highly respec- ted, was born in Adelaide, South   Australia, who with her parents (Hickmotts) came to Waubra, Victoria about 1858, where in the year 1869 she married Joseph Smith of that place, who with her and five children migrated to Lal- bert in 1879 where she remained till 1913 and removing therefrom in that year to Bolinda. Through the many years of residence at Lalbert she faced the struggles   and misfortunes such as pion...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

NURSE MAXTED, DIPLOMA, LONDON, AA YEARS' Hospital Experiences, XU treats nil diseases in both men and women, no matter how long stand ing. Sufferers. avoid operations ; con sult me without delay. . Delay is dan gerous to your complaint, nostiuue cases treated free of charge. Has also Private Home for Midwifery. Patients before, after, and during accouchement. Board Moderate Fees £3 3s. Doctors in attendance. Strictly private. Country trains met if advised. Stamp envelope for reply. "Charlton,"■ Burgess St., AUBURN, MELBOURNE. 'Phone, 1242, Hawthorn. Bcndigo's Premier C AT ERER. W. H R E E D, 300 Hargreaves Street. Supplies forwarded for all Northern District functions—Balls, picnics, wed dings, chM'ch and school fetes. FAM0ti3 TOR OUR BRIDE CAKES Visit Reed's Ten Rooms when in Ben digo. XmA^BZZOXT James Woods, PRACTICAL BOOTMAKER, STOCKS all kinds of_ Indies', Gent.'s and Childrens' I'o.itwciu-. Supplies all wants Makes to all measures. Prompt Repairing. You don't have to pare ycur ...

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SPORTING MOTES. THE TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

SPORTING MOTES. [By Rambler.] .THE TURr Owners and trainers, alike are reminded that entries - for' th^ annual meeting of the Quamba- : took Racing and; Trotting Glub close with the joint-hon. sees. (Messrs Rogers and Cullen) on Thursday next,-26kh inst.v Ten ders for the publican's booth are raturnable ;with 'the secretaries on the Monday, 30th, at,latest. P s prophesied under this head a fcw short weeks ago, when re ferring to Expectation's two sec onds at: Boort, this game little horsi pulled off the Distance Handicap Trot of a mile and a half at Kerangon Saturday. Mr Sam Cameron was heartily con ■ gratulated on his success, and he I threw in for a fair win at the re munerative odds of fives. Ultima results were as under : Hurdles. The Raft; Trial, Foot lass ; Pony Race, Limelight ; Handicap. Sunny Light ; Hack Race, Rattler Jack ; Trot, Jim j W.Flying Handicap, Britwocd. |

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THE MAGNETIC IRON SANDS OF CANADA. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

THE MAGNETIC IRON SANDS OF CANADA. Tho Department, of Alines at Ottawa has recently published nil account of tho magnetic iron sands at Natashkwan, Quebec, Canada. Tlicro aro SevernI deposits of magnetic iron sand on tho north shore of tho Gulf of St. Law rence, beginning at tho month of the Portiienf lliver, opposito iiiraoiislti and Father Point, tho pilot and first call point for St. Lawronce stoaniers pro ceeding west, -and stretching for ovyr. ■100 miles at intorvals, eastward along • tho north slioro. Tho only deposits 01 real magnitudo as yot discovered r.vu those at tho mouth of tho Great Nat ashUwan liivor, 100 miles east of Fiit.hov Point. Four miles west of this plaer. is a good harbour protected from all winds, and with five fathoms of water close in shore. This harbour, which is at the mouth of tho Little Natashkwnn River. is open from May till tho tniiWio of November, and has a Government wharf and telegraph station. , Thcso tacts, especially that relating to tho perio...

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To Advance Quambatook PROGRESS ASSOCIATION MEETS, [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

To Advance Quambatook PROGRESS ASSOCIATION MEETS, Mr Adamthwaite presided over a fair gathering at last meeting of the Progress Association, when some important matters were discussed. . . The question of further tree planting was brought up, when members were informed by Cr.' Cameron that sugIi would be put in hand in June. Mr Holland referred to the dif ficulty in crossiilg the ralhVay line when there was a ldng trdirl. at the station, and the- inconve nience of having to travel-as-far as Johnson's corner to do so- He suggested giving the Railway Commissioners a banquet and let them see the state of affairs for themselves. Mr Rogers agreed as to the in convenience, but did not believe in banquetting those in authority. 1-Ie did not think it fair for the Commissioners to put the resi dents off as they had done, and he would move that a subway be cuusii'uuieuv In seconding the motion, Mr Douglas held that the whole trouble was occasioned through the station bsing built on the far si...

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ODD MENTION. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

ODD MENTION. Forgetting euro and -lus», "Wo hanion-aid turn :it vvoumg .-t< Ic ing rest, Sureease of sorrow, ami n rofuyu blast.— Courage to bear life's cross. Serene the inoon shines !>n»;at, Tho flowers close thoir petals;.nuguU kcoo 'l'lieir loving vigils o'er us. and <vu sleep Safo through the long,'.still uight. Ono good job well dono boats a doneu that are "good enough." He is not kind to his children wltu does all of thoir work for them. Yesterday must bo handled very care fully and gingerly when wo would try to make it fit to-day. Keep an old cai> and cent hanging up in tho barn to slip on when you havo a dusty job to do. Cover' the better clothes with a cloth of some kind while doing this work. There are just as good people living on tho nest farm as you will bo likely to find anywhere. Bo neighborly with them. Some folks seem 'o think that boys are liko postage stamps when it come."! to doing little jobs around home—they need to be lioked to mak...

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KERANG AND GORDON COUNCILS. A CO[?]PARISON. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

KEFANG AND GORDON COUNCILS. A ( 0 PAULSON. Since the present Gordon chire farted company with the olJ 'w.iti II ill Mi ire about 30 yc.irs ago, we have had an undream ;d of run of prosperity, while the mother shirs . lias been slowly sliding downwards, 'l'he ratepayers are Evidently now awakening in Kerang, an.l have commenced to compare our progress with their retrogression. Keeping to this groove,. V.Tho Kerang New '•Times" .of' January 30 gave vent to the following: polnte.l effusion of. condemnation !—* In. the eighties the Southern por tion of the then old Swan Hill Shire . Wiis s vered and created a separate shire, which look the.uame of Gor don. Partly from'the fact that the T people in.the southern parts of the old shire were not satisfied with the management of municipal matters in Jveraug. and desired to manage . their own affairs iu their own way, y . -and also on account of -settlement taking place so rapidly during the previous decade, so that the old ■ : slure hid grow...

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WATER REQUIREMENTS IN PLANTS. (W. C. Palmer, Agri. Editor, N. Dak. Agri. College.) [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

WATER REQUIREMENTS IN PLANTS. (\V. O. Palmer, Agri. Editor, N. Dak. Agri. Collcgo.) Dilforent crop* require different w ounts ul water. Tiieso amounts aluo vary lor each crop under different oli matio conditions. A koowlodgu of these water requirements of the differ out crops may m a measure servo as <v guide in selecting tlio ones boat adapt ed to certain sections. liriggs and Shant of the Bureau of l'laut Industry, Washington, D.C., have carried on in vestigations in tlio water requirements of diiferenl crops at Akron, Uo!o. , And at Amarillo and Dalhart, Texas, in ' 1910 and 1011. The results of these experiments are given in Bulletin No. 28-1, .bureau of Plant Industry. The average of these experiments are as fol lows:—Pounds water required to pro duce a pound of dry matter (whole plant) millet 275, sorghum 306, weed 275, tumble weed 277, Russian thistlo 336, corn 369, sugar beet 377, rapo 441, potatoes '1-18, wheat 507, bar ley 539, bcokwlieat 57S, oats 014, clover 7...

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MISTRESS PRUDENCE WENTWORTH'S THANKSGIVING. AS WRITTEN IN HER DIARY, A. D., 1775. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

| MISTRESS PRUDENCE WENT WORTH'S THANK5G1VING. j AS WIM'JTK.V JN UliK DIARY, A II 177 A Nov. iiiht'i- -Jo, i77.V—\Viiat witli euuk »nj4 arul piojMiratioa for our great day ,ot ihanksp;iviii<.j ior tho morrow, :is appointed by In.-, .\| a ji sly1.*, governor ol tins colony, and what with entertain i:ig a young guest, ] urn so weary, I would I could alight iiiino diary "tiii.s night ; ye: tlitl 1 make .solemn promise tu iMy.M'li upon the biginning of tins year of our l„nd that no night would luid 1110 omitting to set forth on these p.'iges that which befell me during tho 'fay. sinci only in this wiso n'!l 1 be able to refresh my memory aud relate to my dear lather, now in his trilling vessel on tho high .seas thoso < k'\en months gone, all the tilings wnioh have transpired during his great ab sence. Words cannot express niv anxiety to .see my father, and as I look with iurji wicked vanity into initio littlo mirror this night with tho aid of tho candle light, 1 am...

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Mail Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

Mail Notices. Mails despatched from the Quambatook Post Offices for the following towns, close as under : Melbourne, Bendigo, Korong Vale, and Boort at 10.25 a.m., on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,, Friday and Saturday; also 8 p.m. on Saturdays. Ultima, Lalbert, Cannine, 6 p.m. daily. Quambatook South, G.55 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Fri day. Budgerum, West 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday. Mails are received from the ■fol lowing places as under :— Melbourne, Bendigo, Korong Vale, and Boort, 6.35 p.m. daily. Ultima, Lalbert and Cannie, 9 a.m. on Mondays; 10.35 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. . Quambatook South, 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. On Monday morning n. bomb was (]. livered by post at the Lands De partment. As tl.»o 111 ;!;iv<;o was I) .'in;; opened there was a loud ex p'osion, and Messrs L<o and JListle, Closer Settleir.ont Co nmifsioner^, in 1 R. G. JnncF, an nt'o i liuit, wero injured, I.tit nt t r'o '.sly. They li nl a wonderf...

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OF AURAL INTERS[?] [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

OF RURAL INTERS Illy "ltusVicus.") Tlio message from Xatuia toiling ui tlio t.xudiia of farmers lroin the irri gation areas is not, pleasant reading, dut that sort <if thing mu.si. bo i-.n peeteu. The Australian is brought uj to regard Iti;;li tpaeus ami easy-going methods as the ino.it desirable way L. work tho laud, and so Jong as in.-, arc big spaces obtainable at low prices, ho is going to go where tliey ate than lake up the iulensti culture u,,-. is tlu> Iirst essential to kiicciss in i;t; gallon areas. 'J'Jij tiling to do i., in endeavor to replace him with i:uj>r■ trams people from • older lands, where the fascination of thy wide spaces iia. not exercised its eli'ict. It would, oi course, bo infinitely preferable to ii„> tile native-burn working the land a should bo worked, but they cannot l> compelled to resist tho call of tho big spaces. IjiSco tho "Legion, that never was 'listed" they must continue to bo tho "dusty loreloopeis" who are "breaking tho ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

Stock and Station Agents. MELBOURNE OFFICE, •HIS Collins Street. Branches: QuamhaTOOK, Boort, Ch:ii-1 toil, Wych proof, Kernng, Swan llili, and Barham (N.S.W.) Auctioneer' N otice. ED. TRENGIaRD & CO. BEG to notify to their numerous cli ents that they have established a branch of their business in Quambatook. They have purchased a block of land adjoining the tracking yards, upon which they are erecting Good ami Convenient Yards in which they will hold regular Stock Sai.es. .They will be pleased to order tmcks for Fat Stock for Newmarket, and superintend the loading of Stock, and will also supply latest information on the markets. T. E. DUNSTAN, Quambatook Representative. QUAMBATOOK STOCK SALE. Thursday, Marela 26. Edward trenchard & co. win hold their usual Stock Sale in their . new yards as above, when they will yard; Sheep, Cattle, Horses, &c. Special Entries for Next Stock Sale. Account Mr J. B. Mann. 5 very superior pony mares and geldings, 3 and -1 years...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

The Federal Cafe, QUAMBATOOK. MISSES REGAN DESIRES to notify the public of Quambatook and district that they have purchased the business of Mr B. Costa, and hope to hav( a continuance of the support accorded him. ; ALL FRESH FROTfTDrsiASO^ECEIV^ DAILY. . . . WE GUARANTEE CUSTOMERS THAT IT IS ALWAYS FRESH. A BIG ALLOWANCE MADE ON FRUIT BY THE CASE FOR JAM MAKING, &"c. SUMMER DRINKS AND CORDIALS OF ALL KINDS. ^?*"Xemon Squash &H ot Pies, Tea or Coffee. ' during THE SUMMER MONTHS ALL CONFECTIONERY : ■ • WILL BE KEPT INSIDE. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ORDERS TAKEN for Large and Small Quantities in every line. Give the FEDERAlTcAFeT trial and you will have every civility and attention. Modeiate Prices for everything. AND Spurting Pty. Ltd. Tailors, Matters and Mercers, THE CORNER, FOOTSCRAY. rest Place for a Suit of Clothes! or a correct Highland cos-® tume. Samples and self-1 measurement charts sent! everywhere. Correspondence! invited. e E. RYAN, Blacksmith, Wheelwright, Etc ...

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Local and General News. The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

Local anil General News. | The Weather. Ominous clouds semi-circled on Monday evening and there was every appearance of the long looked for change, but it was not to be. The wind veered round to the south, and the quidnuncs were right when they said all chance of rain for the time being was over. Ytsterday's was a muggy heat, oppressive to a de gree, and in the late afternoon a few drops found inches of dust to lap them up greedily, Cannie, however, was blessed with a heavy shower, and, for two miles this side,: vehicles were bespat tered with mud. Then the dry zone was entered upon. The Avoca River adjoining the town ship is but a string of stagnant water puddles, in which numer n.i*. 1 " - ' ■ \juo ucau iiau uaii uu siienxioaung as well as being picked up at the edge. So.tie of these English perch, so found, weie between 2 lb and 3 lb weight. Rain Gauges. At last meeting of the Progress Association the chairman (Air Adamthwaite) said he thought they should apply to the Meteor ogic...

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THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1914. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

OUR MOTTO : " Truth is great, and will prevail? -WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 1914. An important question was raised: on the 10th inst. when a deputation of residents of Bael Bael waited upon the Kerang Shire Council asking the weight of ■..■■that body to..influence the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to stop all diversions .from the Avoca River until such time as Lake Bael should have a s ipply to ensure i : not going dry • t aiy time. While sympathising wahtho deputation or any body of far ire.-a who may ho or are suffering for want of water; we must not lose sight of the fact ih .t, if that po!.'cy wtvj adopted by the Water Commission, the system of water channels for stock and domestic Supply, Which is a boon io fal'mdra In northern Victoria tO'day, would not be possible. The fact that the lake referred to is just about cli'y at the present time Is not to be wondered at, as the rainfall in districts c'l'ained by the Avoca River was considerably below the average this sCasom Lak...

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ENCLUSIVE INFORMATION. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

I KXCLrsSVK INKOiniATION. j T!„. .) nd;.,o Sda.- Hi.vali, th iVih-T oi William .J. Hi\an, nmv had -,i v ml 11:tm,s stolen I'rom hi-> smoki1 Ijimim'. Hr "ibMxl ihem at- once, but ; said nothing m anyono. A fVw day. ■ lat«T a neighbour canto to him. "Say, Juilgo," lio .said, "I hoard y<>u had sdino bains tVrhor iiiftlit." "Yos," ivplit'd tho jmlfji.', very eon ' Jidcntially, "but don't toll any oiio. You and I are Ox- onlv ones who know j it." 1

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SO VERY SLOW. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 25 March 1914

SU VWIY SLOW. Komi .Mamma: "IVofc.-^ur, I know inv buy is rather kIo\v, but in ihi? _two \var.i thai you Ituw had cl.iari;o 01 hi.s *.<iur.ilion in: mu-l n-.w df-Triop^d leiuirnry in soim* duvcwun or otlR-r. WJiaV n<:'.:lll>al ion do UiU Mlji'-V -nl- il.> a III) oinKl i»»r his wivr^io.;, Mh-ii a> ihrv arer"" Tin/ J>roiV..v.tr r -WoM, madam. I iliink lni i- admirably iiUvd ior taking moving piL»t ui'rs of a i<>rt."

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