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WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS I (By "Ambrosino.") Thoro is a porfcot crnzo for tulle. Huts aro made of it, or trimmed with it, and it makes tlio necessary vest to tho simplo Uttlo bodicos which wo aro wearing. Tho tondoncy nowadays ia all lor irnii&paroncy as regards tho ad juncts of our dross. Everything is ephemeral, and how lightj how fly away, how transparent, is tho general .scheme! A framo of tho softest shad owy tulle, chiffon, gauze, or lace sur rounds tlio faco. It might bo all blown away if it wero not for a rodeoming, utterly incongruous smart volvet crown—and wo call it ft hat. I saw an insuaio.ng model tho other day, all clouds of shot gtoy and violet tullo, crystallising into something which was hiiii trimming, lu.lf crown; all one blur on miror volvet, mauvo and grey. Almost every frock with protensions to novelty is drapqd. Tho sheathliko underskirt, over which tho tunic dis posed itself moro or Jess gracefully is 110 longer allowed, and tho undorskirt now receives as mu...
League Football [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
Loiigue FootbaH Under the rie-.v ra^iiria- we publish '.he following rules - 1. Tint tii3 competition bo known a? I '' The .Nirthorn District Football hiii-J-iz," tha fallowing clubs lo com ,p-'t; Bjc/r't. Q'jaiTi'jato;/k, Meatian. and Ultimi. Th-J clrifcy eYft,ere"d to pay. ; an entrance fee of ills 'to .Ufa Jritifeurer ' lit-fore ths first match. 2. 'ilia*' ffe.tfompetition consist of four rounds, thJ round to com mence on Saturday, 6tii Jur^e, play to (.•ortviijnsa punctually at 3 p.irt. sharp (tea-jls beiiij? allowed lSrninutes grace). E'ii'tl i'Ut'a mUi't deposit a sum of 30s ,j;eforeXri3„r; (?J?.ki> v/lfb -tho.Trtasurer, an'-l thi teams not stdrCiiVs? i?p' to' tluu' will be, fined 10.r. The mdtaW fj? con* sibt dl Mir (juarters, each of 20 mirilitt's duration, aiiti lis -Vcided by points—four for a win'and two for d t?r*v.\ 3. 1 All.matches lo be playea &*ler League Rules, except where its rules are s'JparsetloJ by the3e. In such a c;rje tHd rides »f tilii Associatio...
PORK PRODUCTION CONTEST. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
PORK PRODUCTION CONTEST. I Tlio North Dakota, pork production contest was carried on by 289 boys and girls. Each ono fed and carod for a litter of pigs, to suo who could pro duce Iho niosi pork in tho least time and the most ooanouiically. Tho cimLvsl was won by Charles Ilws s-.'ll, of Bottinead. Ho producod 2003 lbs of pork from ono litter in 203 days, ai a cost of a little less than lid » lb. Tho sow was a Yorkshire, number in litter, 14; number raised, 14; tota. cost of feed fod, £16/12/; profit, with pork at 3d, £18/4/ for tho iittor. Ninoty-four qualified for finals on tho 20th November. Thomas Cooper, Director of tho Ntr.h Dakota Experiment Station, in planning tho contest, gavo out tho fol lowing conditions:—Tho litter from one sow; no entry allowed whero sow farrowed later than loth June; to be fed and eared for by a boy or girl, 10 to 18 years of ago; monthly reports to bo sent in of food fed; contest to closo 20Lh November. This menus making the pork before cold weather se...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
m vr.rai.riHmi at. i.ii ■5 4 Stbolv-and Station Agents; .MELBOURNE OPFICfei/- f»"' 4GS Collins Street. •- KhaSches.:. ' ' QU'AMBaTOOK,- Boort, Charlton, Wyeh proof, Kerang, Swan Ilill, and Barham (N.S.V/.) , , . Auctioneer' Notice. ED TREHOHARO & CO pEG to notify to their nurnerous cli - JL> enfs tlrat they liavfe established a Hranch &lt;}f . their business in Quambatook. They have purchased a block of land Mljoining the trucking-yards; upoh vltircb'' '.hoy are greeting Good and Convenient Vards in'which thev will hold regular Stock Sales.' " Thev will be pleased to order trucks !6r*:.:Fat" Stock for. Newmarket, and jiiperintcnd the loading of Stock, and rriil^ilso supply latest information on Sh3 markets. T. E. DUNSTAN, Quambatook Representative. UllAflAIOOK STOCK SALE. Thursday, June 18. E.DWAR:D TRENCHARD & CO. will ) hold their usual Stock Sale in their new yards as above, when they will j yard- Sheep, Cattle, Horses, &c. Special Entries for N...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
The Federal Cafe, QUAMIATOOK, MISSES REGAN TfcESIRES to notify the public of Quambatook and district that they ' 1/ . .have purchased the business of Mr B. Costa, and hope to have / .ft continuance of the support accorded him. ALL FRESH FRUITS IN SEASOiTrECEIVED DAILY. . . J WE GUARANTEE CUSTOMERS THAT IT IS ALWAYS FRBSH. j A IN A11IWANCEIUIE ON F81I1T I! THE CUE F01 Mil MUM, k SUMMER DRINK8ANDCOR91ALSX3F ALL KINDS. ^ Laman tquaah A Hot PIm, Tm or CofTee. 'DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS ALL CONFECTIONERY • WILL BE KEPT INSIDE y -WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ORDERS TAKEN for Large and Small Quantities in every line. Give the FEDERAL OAFE a trial and you will have every ' cirility aud attention. ( .Modelate Prices for everything; Scoveli AND Ply; Ltd. Tailors, Batten Mid Mercer*, THE CORNER, FOOTSCRAY. Best Place for a Suit of Clothes or a correct Highland cos tume. Samples and self measurement charts sent everywhere. Correspondence invited. • E. RYAN, .Blacksmith, Wheelwright, Etc Quambatook. Xore...
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION HALF YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
PROGRESS ASSOCIATION ' IIALF A' iiARLY _ M EET1NG'. The half-yearly meeting of the t Quambatook i .Progress Assocj;v> ) tion was held. in the Mechanic:;' ■> Institute oil Thursday $venhlg, ( when a good deal of business was tvans&cted in addition to tne ap- > pointment of officers for .(he en- > suing- term. There wove vi^sen; Messrs Adamthwaite (President , : J. Holland. C. Shaw, Whitehead, Muldoon Douglas, and Rog.-r > and Rysn (joint hon. sees.) Tim minutes, as read, VfCf ^ confirnted ct' the liiotioh, ■■>■ Messrs Kennedy and-Holland".... . Various items of correfp^.1?" dence were received on the motion ->f Messrs Muldoon and Shaw; Railway Commissioners' Visit, Mr Hv. Angus, M.L.A., wroto to the "effect that the Commis sioners were unable to determinij at the present juncture -wHpH they would be next in the Quaint batook'district on tour,. but, as soon as the date for the'visit had been fixed, he would be jrlad,in ' . Tive due notice thereof; In . mea...
THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1914. Appointment. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
—xa-THE . * ■ OUR MOTTOV ■" Truth is great, ami will prevail." WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 1914. Appointment. ' At the adjourned annual meet ing of the Kerang Agricultural Society Cr.. Hogan was appointed President as well as delegate to the Farmers' conference. Motors. Quambatook looked gay on Thursday last (sale day) with its number of,motor cars, more par ticularly in front of the new garage. , . Our Railway Station. It is gratifying to note that the precintsof our pretty little station are being further adorned by our S.M. and assistant. A garden plot shows cut in detail that it is being . perfectly, looked" after. This, .combined with red creeper in season, makes the surround ings a thing of beauty, and a joy while it lasts. .Personal. The 'marriage of Mr Lionel Douglas, manager of the National Bank, Lalbert, and son of the late Captain Charles Douglas, R..N.F., and Mrs Margaret Doug las^ of Newtojvn. Geelong, with Miss Ruby Anderson, daughter of Mr arrd Mi's Gates, of Koroif, will tak...
OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
OF RURAL INTEREST (By " JJiisticus") Then) » surely wroo that will exact punishment for .struction of heifer calves «nd o«o JillllllS Soino ]lliaSt.'6 ot tlio that do not occur to tho avorago man, but whi¥li u''o. liovorrtholoss, ot Mtnl import, woro touched "l)ou tll° ,p , day bv Mr. II. J. Mmison, Ir.ido Commissioner tor Now Zcailaiu >. " ■ ^ interviewed in Jlolbourno Heiumib to 1110 export of owo lambs ho s.ud.— "l-lw toolh,udmcS3 of the prnctioo should bo enforced upon tho if legislation, or by sumo other omi lmt o mtans, othorwiso tho striking dttlmo a" shown in the number of sheep an nually 'taking place must continue, to tho detriment of Uio. fetato Some. tu ve-irs a"o an agitation took phieo m Now' Zealand for legislation to check practices that -woro decimating flocks and herds, and I well ™i.i™ibor wl'°» the late Jiichard ./olm bcddoii, the Primo Minister, mado an mnouncomont on tho subject. Ho wus nddr» ss ng a gathering of .pastoralists at Palmeifatoii North, and 1 po...
BIDDY THE HEN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
biddy the hen. The lost ogg--moro plainly, tlio bad egg—costs tho family circle of the United States over £13,200,000 an nually. This loss is by no means the fault of Biddy, the hen, who does her thrifty part to solve the "high cost of living/* laying yearly over £80,000,000 worth of eggs. Not a had one does .she lay. How then, do wo, her beneiieiarios, manage to despoil ourselves of two in every twelvj i of nor gifts? ; Middy's product is kopt by tho far 1 mer a weok oj two or more before it i gets to iho country store, whero it 1 abides anothei several weeks before shipment to the city commission mer chant. From tho retailer, in due or unduo season, Biddy's £ggs reach the consumer's pantry or ice-box, and tbone» appear by relays on his table. I Now, hen; is a problem of d 'Jays which i Biddy cannot solve, and it is up to ' us mere mortals to do it. Kverybody 1 can help a little, and everybody who : helps a little is doing';t public service —helping to feed our big family. 1 No le»...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
THE AUSTRALIAN ESTATES AND MORTGAGE CO. LTD. WOOL. WAREHOUSES, 573 to 579 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE. WOOLandGRAIN AUCTION SALES OF WOOL, HIDES, SKIN3, TALLOW AND GRAIN WEEKLY. LIBERAL CASH ADVANCES ON TIIF. ENSUING CLIP OF WOOL For Salo in Melbourne or Shipment to London. The Company act Strictly as Selling Brokers. fer YOU MAY REST ASSURED 1 dait leectwn's Pills will be of great service to you if your stomach is out of order jf cr your liver is sluffish. The conditions of life in these days are so strenuous thtf 1 acariy everybody ts at times, overtaken by various derangements of the digestive / organs. Even die strongest and healthiest occasionally require a little corrective 7 medicine. It is worth remembering that thousands of people have proved that y BEEGHASM'S I PILLS I g exert & curative effect upon the disturbed organs and restore them to their I i oormal heaJthy state. This splendid preparation has a world-wide reputation for # mKeving the aQmencs arising from stom...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
For Ch 1 (Iran's Hacking Cough at night Woods' Great Peppermint Cure,l3Gd ii fiisOfi'ss MltGheli A MEMBER OF THE [\!EW OPERA CO. WRBTES OF Many members of the theatrical pro* feision have testified to the health giving s!rongth*crca;i'n3 powers; of Clements Tor.ic, Th: letter published below in the form of a Clements Tonic testimony was rcccived from Miss Alice Mitchell, a member of M*. J. C. Williamson's Ncw^ Comic Opera Company, at thai time appearing in Sydney. Miss M.tchell, who ' keeps in the best of beilih, speaks as follows' Theatre Royal, Sydney, 5th Jane, 1911. CLEMENTS TONIC LTD., " After taking yatir tonic lor some considerable t'mj'duriog an extended tour of the Common wealth ami Hew Zealand, I find myself in perfect health, and strongly recommend Clements Tonic to anyone run down or suf-er'ng from over-taxation of lis ssrrcs. I also find it keeps the singing voice clear and strong. Yours faithfully, ALICE MiTCHELL." Th- r,calcine that sives human life, th-.t checks and ...
MARKETS WHEAT AND OTHER PRODUCE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
MARKETS WHEAT AND OTHER 1'UODUCE. ' Wheat.—Tllo market 1ms been quiet, • though supplies oifehng are not large. ; Parcels nro quoted at 3/11 alongsido. Ordinary lots are quoted at 3/10i'OX j store. Flour.—Tho Association prico for local consumption ib £9 dolivered. Bran and Pollard.—The Association price for brim is £5/5/ delivered, and that for pollard £3/15/. Barley.—Good English malting IS quoted at 3/ to 3/3, medium from 2/6 to 2/10, and feed from 2/ to 2/3. Capo 'malting is quoted at 2/1 to 2/3, and feed at 1/11 to 2/. Oats.—Prime milling aro firm at 2/, good being worth 1/114> lieayy food 1/10J to 1/11, and medium from 1/91. to 1/10. ■ ■ - Mair.e.—Prices range from 3/6 , to .3/8, hut the latter prico is difficult to obtain^ 1'enA.—Sound milling request-nro in 'good request at *1/9, but tho quantity available is small. ' Seed duns aro fetching up to 5/ ox store. Chaff.—Tho market is steady. Choice green whoatcn is quoted at £3/5/, and medium, and pale samples £2/17/6 to £3. ...
Terribly Tempted. CHAPTER XVII. THE DAY AFTER. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
rTerribly Tempted. j A SERIAL STORY BY g i . ANNABEL GRAY. J CHAl'TER XVII. THE DAY A1''XEK. There was so much "cousitent iueon- | . - sifcteucy," in Colonel Stauier's eharao tor—if wo may u^o tho toriu; ho way so strange a compound of varied con tradictions, that/utter Lonoro had.gaiu od sonic rest by sleep, she refused to ■ accept tho ukase lie had pronounced against her. It had been spokon, ol course, in a mompnt of irritation — of petulant caprice, caused by worry. Ho never meant to sontenco licr. Tho good and ovil qualities of his mind were so .curiously blended, that tho good was - sometimes in the ascendant. Why .should it not bo so now? His false . hood, fickleness, and selfishness .must / bo glossed over. Slio must still sub mit to that fascination and sorcery, against which, morally speaking, her soul rebelled, bccauso sho loved him too tenderly to bo thrust from his prcsonce, mid survh'o if. ' • » Ho on his pnrt had, however, never ■ faltered in his resolvo,'and tho; fact...
Cycling and Motor Notes [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
3ye'in j, and Motor Kotes -,E. F: ReiiVienUie'.i,Is ctrJ.jgvor fifj ti nr.v ff^ares tot tfo Tr\in3coritinr>r'tal eyclc rije frota Ade laide to t';ort Dji-win, tcfsyrrajflipd til? Da.ilop Rjbber Cwnpiny on lia.v 22U>, 3tating t'.nt lie arrive:! at Alice Springs —the centre of Australia—at noon, •havi i3.-p;c!c5-Top'l2 hotiM' of the 33 h? lost 01 hi3 rida up fnm Adelaide to Charlotte WaWt'3 (o53 milw^. R.»i chenb.ieh reports having bad a vet'y tryirfg experic.-iceiri.cV0.33i.nj tha Pinka River; which is in OSod: His troubles began with having to negotiate heavy quicksands. These surmounted, he trie:! to wale and pish his machine acrc's? His rushi.ig lbod waters, but could n jt hold t*l3 ryclo,, which was torn out of his grasp and carrk't! He gat ashore, then stripped and went back for his "machine; which he found floating-upside do.vn, his cycle and kit bein? kept afloat only through the air ill his l>'reS, Nearly a day was lost getting acrdss the I1 inks and tho sub merged s...
Mail Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
JV3ai3 Notices. - -• -o- - - • Mails despatched , from the jQuambatook Post Offices for -the following towns, close as under: Melbourne, Bewligo. Koi-on? ■ Vale, and Bonrt at 10.25 a.m., on Tuesday, Wednesday,. Thursday, Friday and Saturday ;.also 8 p.m'. on SatuivJays; l',.; -;j: f-i i, r Ultima, Lalbert, Canninc, 6 p.Vn. daily. •V Quambatook South, G.53 p.m. .on Monday, ■ Wednesday and Fri day. ■ a Budgerum, West 11.30 a;ra; on Tuesday; •Mails are received from the fol lowing places as under :— Melbourne, Bendigo, Korong Vale, andBoort, 0.35 p.m. daily. • Ultima, Lalbert and Cannie, 0 a.m. on Mondays: 10.35 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. ,. Quambatook South, 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
LALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
L A L B E, F5 J. (from oiia-o frjio 3 ? .\3.s ?o>n 3 mt ) •A'very enjojraole-af tcmoan was .spuiifr last \Vedn-3s;lay on the fjoll link> th o i. 11 bv i 0 i a lvlon s binges Handicap Toiima ment. ino wmnoivot tnc; trophy was -W. K'jlly. v>rho3i eaiui o x2 11 0 11. ' Inn deel in-were >-Ij&ic?ior. &7-12-J5 : C. Sertoli. : VV". D vises. (>'li tS J l n || 1,9 13 ijisife 51 Id') Dj i I o1 •sw-5o. .••l,ao l-itliaj or t-io club .genoro'jsljvprovido'-l - atcovnoon ' M
SPORTING NOTES. FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 10 June 1914
SPO'HtiWG''' WOfiSi-, • (ByJ M,R:imbler."y v FOOTBALL. 'iho.tsara to represent ..Qjara-. 'batook-IKitliei^.'mate'h; 'at Ultima on Saturday next will' be chosen frym' the'following: :.—Gross (4), White (2), Co'.ighl:in,- Money, King, "'-Barry; Garir.thers (2), S.iiith, ISentie, 'Steer, Coni&an, 'Houston,' iiayiiss, '• Cameron,-.. .'Ii. t Williamson-and M'Gillivray.. . 'The special train will leave ■Qiiambatook" at 1.15 for Ultima, returning, at 5.50 p'.hii. ;'•>
A SCATTERED RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914
A SCATTERED RACE. Every few yours someone makes tho suggestion to collect nil tlio Jowb to gotlior into ono land and found a Jew ish colony*—ft now Judea; but such sug gestions never materialise. Fow people realise liow groatly tlio Jewish raco is scattered in various parts of tho world. Koceni statistics show that, tliero aro noarly twclvo million Jows in tho popu lation of tho world, of which somo threo million reside in America; in New York nlono tlioro aro estimated to bo 1,062,000 J civs. Tho Jews in Africa roughly number a quarter of a million; while Asia has twico as many, and Aus tralia gives shelter to only 17,000. Tho bulk of tho Jewish nation livo in Europe, where tliero aro about eight million Jows, of whom no fewer than fivo millions belong to Russia and a million Jo Austria. Hungary and Germany hnvo about a million Jews in their united population; whilo latest statistics return tho Jews in Turkoy in Eurone and Roumania.as 240.000 for each country.— -'Answers.'
HYPNOTIC CATS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914
HYPNOTIC CATS. Trending on a cobra sitting up ready to strike, a residfcnfc in India, whoso ex penances are related in tbo "Field," wo&tforcd why the deadly fangs were delayed. . Looking round,' ho noticed his eat crouching and gazing at the, reptile steadily with'mesmeric effect,' for the snake seemed unable to " move, and while in this uondition ho killed it. Another time, when sleeping in an open «rot in the verandah, ho woke to lind on one side of the bed a huge cobra with; head erect ready to strike, on the Other the glistening green eyes of- his eat. The snake remained quite still, so lie ran into the room to fetch a gun, ami, coming back, poked the reptile'* head with the barrels; but it did not take the slightest notice, and seemed like a stuffed and lifeless crea ture. lie then placed his hand in front of the cat \s eyes by way of experiment, when immediately the spell was remov ed, the cobra raided itself, hissed, and assumed an offensive attitude. JIo then took hi...
WEDDED IN A WHITE SMOKING JACKET. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914
WEDDED IN A WHITE SMOKING JACKET. Among the host of Now York's *o.»r»g brides tho palm for originality js unani mously accorded to Miss Katiherino liurritt, who was recently married to Mr. Harold II. Deeming. Tho couple were married in the studio of the bride's parents, and the keynoto of^ lie ceremony was nneonventionality. The bridegroom wore a smokuig-jnokot of white vicuna, finished with white sa tin, ami his trousors were adorned wjth broad .stripes of white sill; at tho sidt*s. The briil,. wore a long-trained, sleeve es* mediaeval gown ot' white satin chur nieii-e, elahoratey triinnie/1 with ropes of p arls. and a &lt;ap similarly ornam ented, She had no orange blossom or bouquet. I lor robe concealed 1UT ilgll ro when she .stood, but revealed it at every movement, and was declared by the oOO fashionable guests to be superbiv beau tiful. The studio was illuminated with thou sands of caudles instead of electric lights, and the walls were draped with Oriental hangings. T...