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TRICKED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
T1UCKED. "1 say," shouted an urchin, poking his head in at the village butcher's shop, "there's a big black dog just, gono down the street, with a tonguo in its mouth." - Seizing a chopper, the butcher rush ed out after the canine tlHof. lift caught a glimpse of a dog just turning the street corner, and gavo chase; but after much dodging and twisting, .eventually tost sight of the animal. "Havo you seen a big black dog with a tongue in its mouth?" he asked of a group of loiterers. "With n tonguo in its mouth?" said ono, derisively. "Did you over see one without?" EnlighUnd, the butcher returned to his shop, to find that ho had lost, not a tongue, but a good-sized joint— though it is safe to say a dog was not the thief.
WARM WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
WARM W011K. Aii amusing story'is told ' by an Indian Medical Service man, who, writ ing to the "British Medical Journal," states that, tho'story was current in his student days..» A. country dootor, returning from a " visit in the small hours of the morn ing, in tho time of tlio "body-snatch ers," had to pass a secluded burial ground in which a deceasod patient had been interred the day before. When lie reached the wall lie saw a horse and trap standing unattended on the road outside. Looking cau tiously over tho wall, he saw that two inon had just disinterred the corpse. Standing in the shadow of tho wall, ho .saw them bring out the ' body and place it-in a. sitting position on the seat of the trap, so that when they drove atvay .the body, which they had wrapped in a dark cloak, would in the dim light look like a third man sitting between the other two. They got over the wall again to fill in the grave. Tho doctor lifted the body "down from the trap, laid it under the wall, and sea...
WEATHER AND CRIME. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
WEATHER AND CRIME. Tile weather—that ever-fruitiful to pic of conversation—has now, in addi tion to its other shortcomings, to bear tiio stigma of being the indirect cause of much of the crime that is commit ted. A French scientist declares that at certain seasons of the year the ba rometer might be taken as a criminal register, just as well as a guide t° atmospheric changes, because under certain conditions of the atmosphere .murders and suicides aro bound to be inoro plentiful than under other con ditions. "During the passage of «• storm where tho temperature is ex cessive," lio ' says, * "the atmosphere being thoroughly saturated with mois ture, a person perspiring very readily finds no relief from evaporation. In consequence ho. naturally /eels very muoli depressed,- and, if his mind is not a strong one, is likely to suffer a complete mental breakdown, often fol lowed by tho awful restflts recorded from time to time in tho newspapers." Tho theory, is not unreasonable, and a prom...
SPORTING NOTES. FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
SPORTING NOTES. (By "Rambler.") FOOTBALL. The Committee of the Quam batook Football Club desire to thank Mr Douglas for the use of the ground, which he has given the. club absolutely free of charge, and wish it to ba understood that the £5 paid to Mr Douglas was a .mposit to ensure reparation of any damage done to fences, etc. Through a printer's error tho •iame of one of the vice-presi dents of the Northern District Football Association is given in the copies of rules as Cr. Robert Grcig. This should read—Cr. Robert Gray. The sum of IG 10s 9d was taken it the gates on the occasion of the Quambatook—Meatian match last Saturday. One of the goals credited ' Meatian on Saturday was in;, vertently pushed through the • rights by a Quambatook play. . Of course it should only h^ leen given as a single, but tl. joal umpire registered a "sixer" in error. The local team seem to' have struck a lucky number in 7, f"v in each of their three mate'; theirgoals have been seven. Th>-> incidenc...
THE FASTEST CRUISER. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
THE FASTEST CRUISER. The Auroar, a light-armored crui ser recently launched from a British shipyard, lias been described as tho smallest and fastost vessel" protected by vertical armour ever built for the navy. . This vessel has a displacement of about 3700 tons, and is about 410 feet long. Power will be supplied, by a battery of oil-burning engines of 30,000 h.p., and the maximum apeed is estimated at 29 knots. The ar inamont will be light, oonsisting probably of six or eight Gin gunB. It is announced that this vessel, which is the first of ite class, is designed for attendance on tho battle fleet, and that in addition to being Adapted to scout duty it will be able to over haul and cut down any destroyer afloat.
COURSING. OAKVALE CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
COURSING. OAKVALE CLUB. A very enjoyable time was spent at Oakvale on Wednesday last, when the club ran off their first match of the season. Six teen dogs competed, and some splendid runs eventuated ; in ad dition, hares were very plentiiV. A large crowd witnessed t: matches, visitors being pres frohi all over the district. Mr M. Coughlin carried out the du- 1 ties of Judge in his usual abu. manner. At the conclusion a hearty vote of thanks, proposer by Mr R. Moore, was passed to the Oakvale ladies as well as Messrs. Rogers and M. Coughlin. Details First Round. A. Reed's Spot beat F. Moss' Floss. D. Gardiner's Starlight beat J. F)em> ing's Ada. A. Reed's Brindle boat J, Collins' Mealy Maid. D." Gardiner's Take Down beat E. Suttifc's Darky. J. Cottrell's Foreign Queen beat J, Collins' Banjo. G. Hill's C.B. beat D. Gardiner's Bon nie Jean. M. Keating's Sulky Jim beat C. Pentland's Outsider. W. King's King Billy beat M. Keat ing's Never Sweat. First TiES. S'arlight beat Spot. Tt'ke ...
USEFUL RECIPES. VEGETABLE MARROW PICKLE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
USErUL BE0IPE3. VEGETABLE -MARROW TICKLE. &lt;Jn« marrow, 2 quart* vinegar, i oz. ground gingor, 1 oz. ttxmerio, 4 u-ai sugar; a little cayenne, i'ew finely cut shallots, suit. Pee] and cut tlie marrow into binol) pieces, well sprinkle with salt, and let it stand ior ten hours; then drain well. Put the Vint'g&r, ginger, tumeric, sugar, cay i'Mih.". and shallots together, and boil ID minutes, then add as much marrow us the liquid will ^over. Simmer all together 20 minutes, and th*?u bottle. PADDY'S PUDDING. Stone 2 oz. raisins, 2 oz. currants, and add them to 2 oz. each of ground rice, breadcrumbs, sugar, 3 oz. chop* pod suet, aud i oz. chopped caudiod peel. Take sufficient milk to well moisten the dry ingredients. Mix to gether ; pour into a well-greased mould, and steam three hours. Servo with shorry saucc. POOR JUAN'S DUCK. Bono half a shoulder of mutton and lay it open, spread with sage and onion stuffing, roll and tie up into the shape of a duck (with white tapo)...
LALBERT CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
LALBERT CLUB. On Wednesday a meet was held on Cabul Singh's and Mr J. Morgan's property. _ The hare? were a bit scarce in the early part of the day, but towards the finish there were plenty. The day was lovely and a good crowd followed the coursing, and all seemed to enjoy themselves well. Mr H. Mulder acted as judge, ana gave general satisfaction, and Mr A. Groat as slipper gave genera, satisfaction also. The winner turned up in Mr T. Ritchie's Heather Queen, and Mr A. Kennedy's Mill Wheel runner up. Results of first round :— Brenda Goon beat Spring Lad. Four Stroke beat Lady Lost. Wacker beat Fly Plunger. Mill Wheel beatLalbert Lad. Gaffer beat Lalbert Fly. Lalbert Lass beat Marjorino Blue Gordon beat Snow. Heather Queen beat Honest Mick. First Tins. Brenda Goon beat Four Stro!... Mill Wheel beat Wacker. Lalbert Lass beat Gafter. Heather Queen beat Blue; Gordon. Second Ties. Mill Wheel beat Brenda Goon I-Ieather Queen beat Lalbtifc Lass. Final. Heather Quean beat Mill .Wheel by ;t...
POLITICAL STRIFE. MR TREN WITH AT QUAMBATOOK. SENATOR FINDLEY ANSWERED. SIDELIGHTS ON ISSUES. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
POLITICAL STRIFE* MR TRENVITH AT QUAMBATOOK. ' SENATOR FINDLEY ANSWERED. 'SIDELIGHTS ON ISSUES. Thei'&lt;s was a great and en thusiastic gathering in the i Mechanics' Hall, which was full to repletion, last Thursday even ing. The occasion was the visit of Mi* W. A. lVenWith, at the instance of the local branch People's Party. MemLers of the A.W.N.L. attended in full force, and conspicuous on the platform -was their banner bearing their device, in colors of purple and gold—"For God and Country." Mr A. E. AdamthWaitei J.P. (President of the People's Party), occupied the chair, and expressd his pleasure at introducing Mr Trenwith. Some time ago the pre-election committee of the People's Party had finished their ballot) and they thought it ad visable to get a Liberal candidate to expound his views. Since then, there had been develop-, ments—a double dissolution. Any remarks he could make about the speaker would be thrown away, for Mr Trenwith had occupied a prominent position in...
TO ROUT THE ENEMY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
TO': KOUT THE KNKSIY ' Mnuimn, didn't 3'ou sav last >ve.&lt;k .von wanted tho carving knifo and tj.o chopper sharpened?" ; Miss Suburb: "Indeed I did. Bl.fs Ins littlo heart! Hon- thoughtful -on are! They aro both so blunt is to be useless." 1 "Well, I'll tnko 'em round to tho cutler's for you." ''Hon- sweet of you to offer to do such tilings for your mamma, mv littlo elieruli, I'll wrap them no." * ' "No, don't wrap them up. I want t loin to show. There's a boy out there waiting to lick mo; but I I'ancv when ho sees 1110 coming b*'ll m hoinu."
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
COURSING. A moating of the Quambatoqk Coursing Club was held at ltogers' Hotel last evening, when there was a good mustet; of members. Mr J. T. Harvey ^President,) presided- Cor respondence was rea:l from the Wycheproo! Club asking Quamba took to alter the date of their Championship Meeting, loth July, as same clashed with their dates. It was decided to adhere to the day allotted. It was unanimously agreed to again request the services of Mr Alf. Adams, of Kerang, as judge. It wasresolvedthat th 3 secretary approach various owners of pro perties with the roqu )st that they allow th.'ir prooe.'ties t) be coursed over. Mr Harvey re signed the office of President of the club owing to bsing about to leave the district, and Mr Sam Cameron -was appointed in his stead.
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. (Ily "Ainbrosiuo.") Oho of the latent fails among fasliiou ablo women is to1 havo. thoir backs—not backs made shapely and picturesque by means of ullka anil lacon and guineu corsotsr-but tho natural back„from the waist to tho shoulders/photographed. Two or tlirco yearn ago the ladies of Paris got tired o£ having their faces photographed, Tlioy took their shoes and stocking! olf, and had thoir feet and ankles snapped by-tho man with tho camera. A low ladios, moro daring than tho rcBt, hail thoir limbs repro duced on sonsitiseil papor, and mount ed on fancy cards. Coloured hair .is ona of tho fads which certain sections of society af fect. Rules laid down by oiperts de clare that green liair is suitable for brunettes, mauve is just tlio thing for blondes, rose-coloured hair may bo safe ly worn by brunottos, as also magenta coloured, but pinlt, purple and yellow should never bo dreamed of oxcopt by. fair women. It may . bo addod that the hair iii these instances is n...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
inn n m. ni i Stock mi Station Agents. MELBOURNE OFFICE, •ICS Collins Street. Branches: Quambatook, Boort, Charlton, Wych pvoof, Kcrnng, Swan Hill, and Barbam tN.S.JV.) . Auctioneer' N otice." j tO TREK0H6R0 & CO. " t ,.T> EC; to notify to their- numerous cli : ii >' cuts thru thev have established^a brr.rich of their business in Quambatook. This have purchased "a block of land ling'the trucking yards, upon which - n«> w ..reeling Good and Convenient . in which they will hold regular St. ik.Sai.es. , , , .&lt; -j') — M'ill be pleased to order trucks for .-V.it Stock for Newmarket, and • it t - i t i d the loading of Stock, and • ■ : w:H ■'sutjply latest information on ■> - T_ R DUNSTAN, Quambatcek Representative ; PIBATOSS STOCK SALE. ■ifCsGxsday, Jme 19* T" DWARD TRENCHARD & CO. will ill hold their usual Stock SaJe in their r,cw yards as shove, when they, will ytii.ii" SIV6ep,- Cattle, Horses. &c. . ;Enlrlcs-for Rext -Stock Sale. - FujiTT...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
The .Federal Cafe, QUAMBATOOK. M II £c_-£' is==3 iSf? DESIRES to notify the public of Quambatook and district that they have purchased the business of Mr I>. Costa, and hope to have a continuance of the support accorded him. ALL FRESH FRUITS IN SEASON RECEIVED DAILY. . . . WE GUARANTEE CUSTOMERS THAT IT IS ALWAYS FRESH. A BIG ALLOWANCE MADE ON FbBIT BY THE CASE FOR JAM MAKING, &c. SUMMER DPJT-JKS AMD CORDIALS OF ALU KINDS. Lemon Squash &. H ot Pies, Tea or CofPee. - DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS ALL CONFECTIONERY WILL BE KEPT INSIDE. " ■WHOLESALE AND RETAIL ORDERS TAKEN ■ ' " for Large and Small Quantities in ever}7 line. ^Giye the FEDERAL OAFS a trial and you will have every civility and aUention. Modeiate Prices for everything. KBSSK5SS2SS p., HP IP* j-i j-"» ■ Scove! ipurlsngj Ply. Ltd. Tailors, Hatters and Mercers, THE CORNER, FOOTSCRAY. Best Place for a Suit of Clothes or a correct Highland cos-| tume. Samples and self measurement charts sent everywhere, Correspon...
CAMERON V. CUTTLR. ANOTHER ADJOURNMENT. THE BENCH INSULTED. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
CAMERON V. CUTTLR. ANOTHER ADJOURNMENT. THE BENCH INSULTED. The twice ad'ourned case, S. Cameron v. Cuttle, money due foi r.he service of a hcrse, was again before the Quambatook Court of Petty Sessions this morning. On che Bench were Messrs Penne father, P.M., and Adamthwaite, Hogan, and J. B. Mann, J's.P. Mr Meehan (J. T. Ke.ine) foi complainant; Mr Parsons for de fendant. Complainant gave formal evi dence. At the outset, Mr Parsons ap plied for an adjournment to Ul tima, as being the nearest Court to where the cause of action arose. No objection was raised by the defence. Mr Parsons applied for costs of the previcus adjournments. The Court the case was remitted to would not have power to grant those costs. In reply to the P.M.. Mr Par sons said he stopped his client from attending the. last Court, but not on the- present occasion. Mr M eehan informed the Bench that a mjtuil arrangement had been com2 to between MrKeane and defendant that the latter would not be present. Mr Parsons...
THE Quambatook Times. OUR MOTTO: "Truth is great, and will prevail." WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 1914. Local and General News. Crowded Out. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
OUR MOTTO : " Truth is great, ami will prevail." WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24, 1914. ' Local and Genera! News. Crowded Out. Correspondence and other items is unavoidably held over until next issue. Personal. During Mr Trenwiths stay :'n Quambatook he was the guest cf Mr. C. Shaw. Dentistry. Mr M. L. Thomas is advertised to v:sit Quambatook again on Thuisday, lGth July, and may be consulted at the Commercial I Hotel It is his intention to pay regular visits. He has a new discovery for painless extraction, and will bring with him samples of teeth which are unequalled at the price in sny part of the world. Ateratlor. Attention is directed to the alteration of Mr A. E. Adam thwaite's advertisement in our front ptge. New Business. In another column Mrs S. E. Roberts notifies that she has opened an up-to-date cafe in Lalbert, where the most fastidi ous can be suited. Departure. In connection with the depar ture of Mr J.T. Harvey, manager of the local branch of the Com mercial Bank, and Mrs Harvey, ...
THE BRITISH SUBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
THE BRITISH SUBJECT. ' it is dangerous to talk politic* m Russia—very dangerous indeed—Hian gorutis for liigli au&lt;l low alike, : • . Ginger Jiin, of course, must bo cIunscu among tho low—his namo suggests as much and his appoarauce couiinnod the suggestion. lNowaduys tio keeps » very respectable public house, in the cosy bar parlour of winch lie sometimes tvds this story; and tnu telling of it brings' him a good deal ox eui.iom. In tnoso days no was a iiiuo Ut-ckney prizc-iigher—only a fea ther-weight, but very formidable— whom an impresario had picked up )u \Vonderland and taken to St. Peters burg, to give public exhibitions of his aouio art. . • lie was an excellent Jittle fellow of h;s kind, thouga ho talked tho Cock ney dialect, and had other Cockney characteristics. It was no part ot his puilosophy that, when at Itomo, one should do as tho ltomaus do. On tno contrary, ho. remained, as good a Coetaiey in St. Petersburg as ui Whiteeiiapol—a triend of freedom, in depend...
COST OF FLYING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
COST OF FLYING. It is estimated that the fuel nnd j oil costs of an aeroplane of high, power run into about £1 per hour of iiight. Tho British Army bas from 120 to 150 aeroplanes, ami as each machine is expccted to do about 2o0 hours' flying annually, tho significance of high fuel costs will begin to bo appreci ated. It will be measured by a fuel and oil bill of about £30,000 a year at retail prices. Thoso who read tho signs expect tho rate of inorenso ot air-craft to continue to 1000 aero palues. and many dozens of airships within the next two years, meaning probably a fuel and oil hill of a quar ter of million sterling. It has been further estimated that on tho above supposition of development aer onautics may be expected withi-i two vear« to take one-sixth part of tho t'uej consumption of all tho motor vehielos in Britain. Of 'tho tola] con- l sumption. estimated at .".bout 100,000.000 gallons a yenr, it seems that 20.000,000 gallons arc u.sed by tho omnibuses and taxieabs of Lon...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 24 June 1914
Boort, Wednesday, July 15. Quambatook, July IS. COMMERCIAL HOTEL. 88 ELIZABETH ST. MEL ( randies thvo;:i;ii.n:t ih j Ommon Wl'Llllll. H &lt;ss» 10s US0N,A' S3 3s PAINLESS EXTRACTIONS j c ni j is We were the first to le.e'vo from tie U.°.A. au a>. esthetic for paiii'^s ox :r. Ci> 1)3 o.' ie.'tb We have ju-st re ciivc'd a new preparation which is ila'med to be PERFiSG I ION i.i PAIN LESS DEiVi 15TKY. l'or is. wj ex tract painlessly, and allow your ex traction mur.ey us i art piyinen'. on plati's if o-.de: e:l ut ihe ; a no time Bei.".g direct imp r ct, v.v c:ti: :upp y thj to it te.Hh at iviiucod / ices. ' iu i gi.e a wri.len gu:ir.mteH with each ; set. No oih.M-tifm Rives Ihe RU i a itei we d . V.'e i!j the best wur.t thai i d-i.til !c'ei:c> has c.'olveJ, 1.111 do ii . chea; e.- ai.d better than anyone \v« I know. M. L. T1I0M Kecord.-J by th 1 Dental Bond of Vic'.o.-ia, 91 Vietn-i t Avenue, Aljert Park. I • .S.—C01 i\s.)onde:ico and platis, , e c., .to be tenc to Alb...