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JOBS FOE STORMY DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

JOBS FOE STORMY DAYS. "Dear, dear!" exclaimed an elderly* gouiloinau. "It must havo boon a terrible tempest to have destroyed the lighthouse." "Yes," liis wife agreed; but how stupid to build it in such an exposed position I" "They say our new magistrate in dulges in mixed metaphors," said a lady to a friend. "Droadfdll" ex claimed the other. "ily husband says it's much better to keep to ono liquor 1" Delighted Mother: "I've, just had a letter from my son George, and , ho tolls mo ho has won a scholarship at school. I can't toll you how happy 1 am. It makes mo 'feel—oh——" Neighbour : "Yes, I quite under stand your feoliugs, Mrs. J ones. 1 felt just tho same myself when our littlo pig carried, off a first prize at tho agricultural show." , A lady at Portsmouth was observing a. littlo tug pulling away near to a ship of the lino. -."There's a mau-of-war, my dear," said hor.husband, pointing to tho big ship. ' "And is tl>o littlu one a tugrof-war?" she asked. Jack: "How is:your siste...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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RURALISMS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

RURALISMS. To bo a thorough ploughman is tho rcnl foundation of nil farming. Don't kill your ground and make clods by ploughing too early, or. too Keep tho pear treos headed low. Tlioy will grow to towering poles unless you do. , ... Wnt.-.riug tho cows onco a day.witii a hurried sip won't do. They need all they can get. , ' ... You will novor buy a farm with tne money you fool away every time yeu go to town. A Ecod on tho ground is better than 0110 in tho oye. Tho first is propaga tion and tho other irritation. Hiring a '.'tinker" carpenter ratlior than to pay the wages of a-first-class man is .a wnsto of time and monoy j but with tho proper tools any farmer, should bo able-to do many of tho jobs himsolf. • .Co prevent a scabby crop of pota toes, soak tho seed for two hours'in a solution of one-half pint of • formalin (formaldehyde) in fifteen gallons of water. Tho man who is ruled by Iris wifo usually has a wiso. boss. i As an experiment try some now veg etable that you haven't gr...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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Proposed New Loan. CR. O'DONNELL ASKED TO EXPLAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

•-i Proposed New Loan, CR. O'DONNELL ASKKD TO EXPLAIN. ' A", the invitation of the Cohn Progress Association, Cr. P, O'Donnell, of the Kerang Shi '• addressed a representative tric ing of ratepayers oil Shire ' nance. The speaker traver the finances of Kerang Shire . the last 20 years, and outlii> proposals for the floating of further loan of £15,000 toprovi adequate drainage, sanitation .• lighting facilities for the out-: centres. The estimated cos. the proposed loan would be £60u a year interest and £400 per an num sinking fund. This wouV mean an extra 3d rate being struck over the ratable property and would bring the same up »• 1/3 in the £. The proposal me with general approval by tlv meeting. The a^ove subject was brought up for discussion at last meeting of the Quanibatook Progress As sociatijn by the President. Mr Adamthwaite thought that, n« the proposal had been well re ceived in Cohuna, it would W> advisable to ask Cr. O'Donnell to Tive his views in Quambatook. Mr W...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD FARMER? [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

HOW DO WE KNOW A GOOD | FARMER? How do wo know that a man is a good farmer? Ho will not toll you ho is; ho is too modest for that, lint lot'a look arms with him and take a little .tramp across hi* farm this afternoon; for hewing is belioring. He is doing to-<hiy s work to-day. Twit is n pretty good sign of a thor ough l'armur. Tunics are kept picked up around his building*. That wo like, too, lie tnkoa lis around where tho cattlo ru.;j against tho lino fences, and every •rail that is out of place ho puts back whero it belongs. On the way through tho pnsturo ho stops to rub tiio nose of the littlo hoil'or. Sho likes it and shows that s)io is on speaking terms with her master. Coining home from school tho boys and girls call out ns soon as they aro in sight: "Hello, daddy I" And with a smile on her face tho good wife .says: "I'm glad to lmvo vou homo again, husband ln The neighbor, passi.ig, halts at tlio gate to talk over tho crops and tho weather. I On his table lio tho b...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

>■ jk'tMi. rj*,yrrxaje»g • T ? ,nd v>S: ■;■ ro.inciter How: longstand ing. ••\W«t.4KokU»*vntiopR ; ,*««" $t ire' .^ir«^«0)syi BeliXN'"isi dan *erous I > v«ml"'<omp!aint. Destitute cases ,:v' Hrs Homo Cor Midwifery. Patients" before, • a£tcrv~and .dutWR «ccouch<is\?j>£ Board... UotmA^r Fkes SS 8s.;~*D<ietojs. m:.attpnaance. Strictly private. "Country trains met it sdvisci'. »«--;•?■■?"'A"■.'■ >■.■ ' Stamp enyctope^fcivroply,._ ' j, '•ChnrlWnyVtBw^WS ? W fetBOU RN E. Thone«^aIa>vth^v-i,--.- - tv-• *—•#***»v"^T*'; '*• V.'. GJ. t.V ' • ? ■ . ; * • V ViMT*?®' « &.'&.• U.j •; 3 Q$ ^^v-ca'Secv' VSireet.!:: Slum's* sP.1' NoctUwi' District {nncliono—W;dis,- picnics, dm"?, cfc;Acl» «md seli'u.l fetes. ;>• . • FAM -T.«^|;:6y?: B11J.D1V,CAKES V fc \ " «- T? :iis-%4it5i'''ini'n6n' r f " JESSST" E Ja^SP^d<3^#' PR A (; f i' "^^itlAKSR, Stocks a" ~7:.<f.r-c>' itilie's*, Gbnt-.'s £M-lrfp£l\g?tW>: • C S'...

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Quambatook N.W. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

Quambatook N.W, from a con respondent. Arbor Day- was observed at S.V I Quambatook N.W. on Friday, June 6, and proved a great success. All tl: members of the school committee ano other friends attended in the after noon and foimed a working bee. While Messrs J. King and Mann wer# ploughing a strip of the school ground, Messrs w. and D. Kelly, Cray and D. Cummins were busily engaged in dig ging holes and preparing tliem for the tree planting. A number of young trees had been grown from seeds at the school by the teacher (Miss Falu vt Mrs Davis kindly taking care of li during, the season when water \v< scarce. These, which consisted o eucalypts and acacias, together with h supply of pepper trees and shrubs from the Maeedon nuiseries wer« {jlnntei everyone present—adults and children— bein^ allotted a hole and a tree. After this work had been "well and truly" d.-ne, afternoon tea, kindly provided by the ladies, Jwas ipartaken of, and th« gathering dispersed.

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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OF RURAL INTEREST [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

OF RURAL INTEREST (Bj "Bintioas") Till! Commonwealth Motcorologist sums up tin; agricultural prospects, as inilifatecl by tho data at liis.dispowtl, iuvnrablv Ho states tliat siiiciti 1' ob ruary, when a considerable' portion of tin) agricultural areas in Western Australia had exceptionally heavy rainfalls, tho season 'there... lias been ilrv, anil liotli March and.-April 1 L'~ cords wore considerably bekrtv tho nor ninl. Ovor tlio. northern areas ol ■Southern Australia- also ii has been ven dry, and tho present outlook is tlieroloro not too bright, a good downfall being urgently needed for cul tivation, but olsewliero. over 'lie whole of tho wheat belt lrom tho coastal areas of Soutli Australia <to tho Queensland downs tlio -prospccts . ,;l10 favornblo. I'lienonionally heavy rams loll in eastern. New; South AVules in March, and tho monthly .records throughout tho llivoriiia district wore above tho normal, as was the enso also ovor a largo part-of- southern coast lino of ...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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NEWS SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

NEWS SUMMARY. A wrestling match between JUvy^ko and Americas resulted in a u.uw. '11 o event lasted for 5'J minutes, tilling which time neither wrestler .scored u fall The steamer with ni wheat. lofuled by .Messrs. Dar ling and Sun, cleared from Geolong on Friday for Clidi. Mr. Duncan Cameron, of Dn'yenong Station, has cut wool J3in. long from a merino wether that hud been lost in scrubby country for four years. A double dissolution has boon granted by the Governor-General, and the Commonwealth Pari anient will ho dissolved as soon ** as a temporary .Supply Hill has been passed. Tessa Doualdson, aged 0 years, , daughter of Mr. W. Donaldson, of Charlton, was sevorely burned from the knees to the cliin on'Friday. A (spark from a lire caught her night dress. ' Tho child rushed into tho passage with tho garment blazing, and . her mother .put tlio firo out, injuring her hands in doing so. An endeavor which lias boon mado liv .tho Master Masons'' Society to have tho stone-cutters' trouble...

Publication Title: Quambatook Times
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LALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

lalbert, [From A Correspondent.] A very enjoyable afternoon wae spsr.t on the golf links on Wednesday the occasion beinK the Ladies' Foursome Handicap louni m;nt. The winners i,f the trophy were Mrs and MissO'Mcara, who p!«yed c.\ct ptiunally well, and who:e ei rd reail—81-3—5& The other .scori s were very even, as will be mi by he following cards : Misses J. nr,« {y Wa>eham, 73-I-M) ; Missss M. and M. Neill. bMO-it MissesT. Kelly and E. OWaivhain, 1S-T-71 ; Mrs L'ourehier una Miss Hasty, Sl-10-71 ; Misses M. nn? L. Kelly, 7u-3-72. The gentlemen •members of the club provided afternoon tea, which was heartily Appreciated.

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WOMEN'S INTERESTS [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

WOMEN'S INTERESTS . (By "Ambrusino.") A housuwifo 1 riling in tho 44V°rk siiiro Post"''tellu sonic ol hur JUethoUfc ii'i ii.i iiji ui> "ollds and end. Thoro is a vast ddlerencu between economy aud plii'simony, silo sap. though 1 am sbmeiimes laughed at by mv liiemls 1 ol limkmss use ot J iiiioua odds ami ollds) 111 rather unusual nays, I have a uii-'-At dislike to meanness m Auv^uXiii, ii'Atl'-do J.ct, at nil approve of'snort 'ounjmons in any dirocuon. 1 reallv inaktf, onu's guests unoomtoit ablo'to led/that tliuro is a scarcity ol auv hotiseljold requisite, and yet i have stayed in houses where money need not Ijvvo been a great c°iis.dcr» •iiou, and [have ns^ii lroin tho table alter a milil with a decided Iwliigo not Ihavinlliad enough to cat. lliuro slioilld ill" lys, if possible, be plait) ior u "cuV and come again, »» one invites a friend, and! on a d ig When th'S cannot bo dono it "s hotter not to ask tho guest. I Tho following aro a lew df tho w«s in. which X- should contri...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

Mi«s Primanpriub lisped to her lodger; .iIist-T liaiiiir ! i'tn sorry to suy M S3 Ooldtoolh complains of your • I'm afraid she wiii leave ine°to-duv.~ uho dochrca that it sounds moat a 11 . di«tressfi. ,, ?h0 l0,ti me t0 s°y fihe feels euj. Ycu a be well to-day, if you start righi Taking Wocda' Great Peppermint Cuv*,".

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NOT QUITE RIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

NOT qiHTK lilCUT. i ho vii'ar was just, about to ;jive out the banns of a marriage, when he for fait where lie lia.l put (he bonk. How ever, lie bewail, tfropin;; meanwhile for the lost, volume. "I publish the banns of inarriugo be tween—between—— " "Between the cuhsion ami the seat, sir," whispereil tlie verger, in n voice louil enough to be lie.'ml throughout the church, suddenly realising w)lnt (,)10 vicar was looking for,

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MATTERS POLITICAL UNATOR FINDLEY AT QUAMBATOOR. THE DOUBLE DISSOLUTION AND OTHER MOOT POINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

MATTERS POLITICAL l:warf6ii fikbhiiv At | quam: batook. (he double dissolution and other moot points. . in accordance v/ith advertise ..:ut, Senator Findley visited ..Jiimbatook on Friday evening nd delivered an address on cur •!nt politics in the Mechanics' "ill before an audience of about S- (, principally composed of those no stand by Labor ideals. <lr T. Dunphy occupied the . .air, and, in introducing the speaker, said he had been waited on and asked to preside. He did so from a neutral point of view. He was aware that t,he people of Quambatook w@re imbued with a sense of British fairness, and -would give Senator Findley a fair arid impartial hearing. lie had pleasure in introducing that gestliman. SENATOR FINDLEY was greeted with applause. He opened by stating that 12 months 'had come and gone since the electors had been asked to record their votes. Paradoxical as it might seem, though 63 Labor representatives were returned to the Fusion's 45 (counting both Houses), ...

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GOOD FORM. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

GOOD FORM. Young frequently uccorao most embarrassed when they suddenly realise tli.it on tho stroefc, in a public conveyance, at ,tha theatre.'the restaur ant or cluirch, they have dono some trilling tiling to inako themselves con spicuous. Horo are a low simple rules which tho uninitiated will do well to memorise: — AVhen a young man meets ono or moro girls on tho stroet car by-accident ho does not offer to pay their faro. That is his privilege only when he is their escort lor the trip. Girls in business are often joined at lunch by young men employed in tho same office's. Under these oircurostan ces there need bo no embarrassment over the cheek. The girl pays her own hill precisely as if tho mnn had not appeared on the .scene*. "When escorting a girl to the thea tre, church or restaurant tho mail must first ascertain what!.or .tliero is an usher or head waiter at tho door. If tlier^ is, lio permits tho girl do enter first, holding the dour open for lier. Tho ,usher or waiter _ le...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

' amifMt h„ Stock and Station Agents. MELBOURNE OFFICE, ■K« Collins Street. Branches : Quambatook, Bqort, Charlton, Wych proof, Kerang, Swan Hill, and Barham (N.S.W.) Auctioneer' N otice. ED. TRENCIIARD & CO. BEG to notify to their numerous cli ents that they have established a branch of their business in Quambatook. rhey have purchased a block of land ' >' tdjoining the trucking vards, upon which tMey are erecting Good and Convenient : Yards in which"'tliev will hold regular . Stock Sales. They will be pleased to order trucks .'or Fat Stock for Newmarket, and •uperintend the loading of Stock, and will also supply latest information on ths markets. T. E. DUNSTAN, Quambatook Representative. QUAMBATOOK STOCK SALE. Thursday, June 18. Edwardtrenchard & 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 Stcck Sale. Further Entries Invited. EDWARD TRENCHARD & Co. Quamb...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

The Federal Cafe, QUAMBATOOK. MISSES REGAN • iHESIRES to notify the public of Quambatook and district that they . 1J have purchased the,husiness of Mr B. Costa, and hope to have a < cniinuance of the support accorded him. ALL FRESH FRUITS IN SEASON RECEIVED" DAILY. . . . Y.'E GUARANTEE CUSTOMERS THAT IT IS ALWAYS FRESH. A BIG ALLOWANCE HADE ON FRUIT BY THE CASE FOR JAM MAKING, &c. G'JMPdER DRSNKS AND CORDIALS OF ALU KINDS. Lemon Squash <2: 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 FEDERAL CAFE a trial and you will have ever) ''"7r civility and attention. Modeiate Prices for everything. S00¥8 SporSsng Ply. Ltd. Tailors, Hatters and KSercers, THE COINER, FOOTSCRAY. Best Place for a Suit of Clothes! or a correct Highland cos-| tume. Samples and self-| measurement charts sentj everywhere. Correspondence |...

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Local and General News. The Weather. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

Local and General News. The Weather. A slight break in the continued dry spell occurred on Sunday u;ght, and continued with inter mittent showers on Monday. Though but 20 points werie recorded, the man on the land is ihankful for small meicies. Appointment. Mr Chas. Shaw has been ap pointed a member of the Me chanics' committee, vice Mr W. P. Barnes, who has left the district. Personal. Mr N. L. O'Connor, barrister and solicitor, of Ultima, has left that township for the city. Transfer. Mr W. Dwyer, who was recently transferred from Quambalook to Nowingi, on the Mildura line, has been mtransfened to Gredgwin. FurnlturJ Sale. Particular attention is drawn to Messrs Edward Trenchard and Cj.'s auction advertisement relative to the sale of^high-class furniture account Mr Harvey, Professional. Dr A. Burke-Gaffney notifies in another column that he has com menced practice in Quambatook, and will visit Lalbert each sale day. What's in a Name. Senator Findley, at his Quam batook meeting on ...

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THE Quambatook t Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, JUNE 17, 1914. PREMIER RESIGNS. Sir Alexander Peacock Sent For. [BY WIRE.] [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

Quaigtt Times. our motto : " Truth is great, ami will prevail." wednesday, june 17. 1914. PREMIER RESIGNS. Sir Alexander Peacock 8ent For. [By Wire,] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) rThe State Premier (Mr W. A. Watt) has tendered his resigna tion, with a view of entering the Federal arena. Sir Alexander Peacock has been called on relative to the vacancy.

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HOW HIS HORSE JIBS NOT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

i v/W HIS HOKSE JIBS NOT. „ .'c.omou Broadup hitched Sclim to li.e "one-hoss**' rig and turned hU_ ~vy*idviilage\vardr'"lrou~" sce7~{5olbmou £id some -apples that he wished to Market. The animal wont, about half the distance quite weli; then bad thoughts t*hteretL his head—he would jib'. Auff jib hef did, so bad that all Solomon-S efforts to make him 50 were unavailing. He., did not whip the horse, mind you. Like his ancieufr namesake, Solomou was possessed of wisdom, having imbibed during his two-score and odd years a sufficient supply for every-day purposes. He merely pushed Selim back a JittJe out of the way of passers-by; then, show ing him a strap, and putting it under his very nose, he wont to the off-side and securely fastened ono end of the strap to his foreleg ^lose up to his body. Then throwing the other end across his shoulder, he fastened it to his near leg between the foot and pas tern joiut, taking the strap up enough to raise the foot considerably off the ground. Tnen...

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Terribly Tempted. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 17 June 1914

'"Terribly V. A SERIAL STORY BY ANNABEL GRAY. Onco moro this hapless girl wrestled with hor lute. Wounded, despairing, •He jot. pleaded for tlio remission ot her kunt-onco. l''or ilie last tune in all hor brief, ruined life, I.eiiore implored his pity. — "j; love you,. Leonard 1" tho «ud' in hoars* and piteous tones, '"in a. .way you cannot understand. Kill me, botoro you eend 1110 out of your life for Cvor. "jiko til9 linilo auj seiid it home to my heart. Never to seo you—how can J besr it Life, what is it but u spun— /. tola half told, a dream at tlio best? What are worldly glories, eveu fame, comi>ared to 'ovof Sorrow and Biolc ae6a mar overtako you, mid in sorrow has faithfulness no part? Aro swoot Memories of devotion and Bclf-doiiial worth nothing on a siok-bed . ... Oh I Xioonard, lifo is solemn, for wo aiust all die, and it is then truth mid loyalty are priceless. Is there nothing sacred in this illiinitablo devotion, that •aas you—only you—in ovary form and vision, inspi...

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