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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
33 YEARS IN THE MELBOURNE TRAMWAY SERVICE. A CLEMENTS TONIC LETTER. Many Officials in the Melbourne Tram way Service can Confirm This Testi mony, which all Victorian Railway Service Men should Read. In certain periods of the year the weak-chested man or woman goes down to influenza and other chest ailments. They cannot be too careful. Here is an instance where influenza was followed by pleurisy, but this great medicine, *s usual, worked wonders in restoring health. Read this letter (written from 42 Bladen-street, East Brunswick, Mel bourne, 2/4/'12):— CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "The end of December 1911, I caught cold, and was laid up with pleurisy, which became serious. Two doctors attended me ; for three days ray tem perature was lOldeg. My life was despaired of, but through the doctor's advice I live to-day. He advised my wife to get Clements Tonic for me that ' there was life in that medicine. I am convinced that when he said ' LIFE IN CLEMENTS' they Were the truest words he ever utter...
Wedding. ALEXANDER—GIBLE[?]T. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
Wedding; alexA^der-gIui-J :t. A very pretty wedding took place on the 20th May when Mr Henry Alexan der, of I.aHiert, rucowI son of Mr. and Mi's A Alexander; Almond tirOVG;.. rap^e; was joined in llie boHds of holy ntatrimiriy tri MiS.1 S'. I: .A:, Giblett; till I'd datishtth-. of Mi- i!m' Ml'fi A ft: Giblett; of "Milton Vale," Lake Marmal: The miirriace took place at tlla res|(bneo, of .tlie fjj-ide's barents. Thri ee'omohvi wn'cll Wi't tlnlo Iri the diningroom, suitably decorated for the occasion, was performed by the H«v. II. C. Kent, of Boort. The bride was daintily attirej in a gown of ivory silk with tu.iic of rich pvorlaee, and wore art embl-oidt!l;ed tulle veil, surmounted by a wreath of orange blossoms. A spray of orange blossoms and a bouquet of roSeS linil trails! of feins finished off her cOstume. Miss t'. Giblett, the bride's eldest sister, as maid of honor, wore a simple gown of cream muslin de soie, with trimmings of satin Her. :ind fancy buttons. She wore a petty gol...
Mail Notices. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
Mail Notices. .u. Mails despatched from the Qtinmhatook 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, C.55 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Fri day. Budgerum, West 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday. Mails are receis'ed from the fol lowing places as under :— Melbourne, Bendigo, Korong Vale, and Boort, G.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 Fridayi j
RECORD BY PARIS POLICE. SEARCHING THE WHOLE CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
RECORD BY PARIS POLICE. SEARCHING THE WHOLE CITY. Aii extraordinary rocord hasjust boon made by tho Paris police, which shows that at any rate, in tho French,capital,, .n^iicedlo liiay be'sought Silica;'haystack iir thjo words "of tho proverb—with some chance of success. A.littlo' while ago a inSin named Guimard was mur dered in a train, and tho persons sus pected of tho crime'was thought to have refuge somewhere iu Paris. Tho Pre- j fecturo of Police decided that a simul taneous search should bo made, of all the hotels and lodging-houses in Paris for liinu Accordingly, one moriug, at seven o'clock, telegrams were received at all tho various police stations order ing that the suspected man should be hunted for in the hotels intlicir re spective districts. Less than two hours afterwards, nine o'clock, tho 13,206 hotels and apartment-houses of Paris had been visited by tho agents of the law; and, although the suspcct was not discovered, yet particulars of his'where abouts were, and he...
A DOLL-LIKE MENU. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
A DOLL-LIKE MENU. Miss Winifred Harper Coolcy, natio nal president of the Associated Clubs of Domestic Science (America) recent ly tried the experiment of feeding for a week on concentrated preparations. She breakfasted ou essences, lunched on powders and tabloids, while she found her dinner in cubes and tubes. Having decided to consider meats, vegetables, and sweets out of reach for tho time being, she set about Stocking her larder, as if she were thinking of a drug store instead of a pantry. She found all kinds of chem ically prepared foods, beginning with pulverised soup and ending with des sert iii capsules. describing her mar keting for the experimental week, Miss Oooley said it was like shopping for a-doll's house. The week's provisions turned tho scales at 2 lb. When inter viewed after the experiment, Miss Coolcy said':— ••1 have proved that taking one's meals in about the way a physician's prescription is taken, regular doses of '.a given size at given times, sustains •life,...
LALBERT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
LALBERT, rFrom A Correspondent.] A very enjoyable afternoon was spent last Wednesday on the Golf Links—the occasion being the Gent's Foursome Handicap Tournament over 18 holes. The trophy was won by the President and his partner. The cards read as follows Hasty and Hill, 122—27—95 ; J. T. Kelly and C. Sexton, 108—12—96: Bramley and \V. Hasty, 125-27-9S ; Wareham and J. J. Kelly, 121 — 18—103 ; Bourchier and Dykes. 115—9—106 ; Proudfoot and Letcher, 132—25—107 ; Burnside and Anderson, US—9—109 ; J. O'Meara and l1'. O'Meara, 117— S—109. The ladies generously provided afternoon tea, which was heartily enjoyed.
ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATION. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
ATMOSPHERIC CONDENSATION. The condensation of inoiaturo in tlie atmosphere—i.e., the initial step in the •formation of clouds, fog, rain, hail, and snow—has been explained for more lhau a generation by the presence in the air of myriads of minute (mostly ultra microscopic) "dust" particles, each of which was supposed to sorvo as a ccu trc of condensation. Tho well-known instrument invented by Aitkeu, in 1SS8, in which, after a small measured vol ume of air has been cooled by expan sion, the resulting droplets of water are inspected through a microscope and counted, is know as the 1' d\ist-counter,M because it has been assumed that the number of drops formed in this process represents tho number of particles of **dust" in the given volume of air. This idea is intrenched in the very latest works on meteorology in tho Eng lish language, though qualified by the admission that in a highly supersatu rated atmosphere, such as may bo pro duced at will in a labatory but hardly .occurs in nat...
HEAVILY INSURED LIMBS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
HEAVILY INSURED LIMBS. The recent accidcnt to Mine. Pavlova in Xcw York, which was at first repor ted .to bo somewhat serious, recalls the fact that, like Paderewski, whoso fingers arc insured for a colossal sum against injury, the charming dancer has a policy which protects her against loss from ac cidents to hor limbs, and espocially her i'oet and dainty toes, upon which her art and her income alike' depend.. It has not yet been learnt how far the present accident comes under tho terms of this policy, although it is understood that the disablement of'oithor of the big toes would mean payment of £6000^ and of ono of the lesser toes £3000. This, however, is by no means an ex ceptional insurance. Nijinsky, who re cently appeared at tho Palace, and Mile. Genee have insured themselves for seve ral thousand of pounds against acci dents which would prevent them from dancing, while M. Do Bioro, the famous illusionist, followed tho example of some well-known musicians and insured his Jingo...
GYROSCOPE MOTOR-CAR. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
GYROSCOPE MOTOR-CAR. A motor-tar with a full-siza body, but only two wheels, has been constructed by a Birmingham firm from tho designs ot Dr. P. Scliiloivsky,, ami has, it is understood, proved satisfactory in pre liminary trials on tho road. Tliu two wheels are placed iu line as in an ordi nary bicycle, and tho machine is kept upright by moans of a gyroscopic device controlled by two pendulums, which, when the car inclines to one side or tho other from the perpendicular, brings tho gyroscope into action to oppose the tendency to ov'orturuing. The inventor claims that a mono-track motor-car run ning under gyroscopic control can attain 'a giveu speed with a'much less power* fui engine,'and with a lighter frame and body than would bo needed for a four-wheeled ear of tho same rating; that as it requires only a very narrow path it is particularly adapted for use iu new and undeveloped countries; that tho smoothness of running is greatly increased; that tho cost of Manufacture can be' r...
CORK PAVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 1 July 1914
CORK PAVEMENTS. A new cork pavement is favorably ro giii-fled by tho municipal authorities in various cities. it is noiseless to the tread, but at the same timo durable. Jt is a variety of asphalt paving, in which cork is substituted i'or the sand of the ordinary kind, preventing slip periness, and deadening to an even greater gogrce tho vibrations from pass ing vehicles. fcSuow does uot fi-eev.e to it, and as it is non-absorbent its qualities seem much superior to those of wood pavements. Tt is said to "stand" on heavy grades on which the ordinary asphalt cannot be used at all, and still allord a perfectly safe footing. For schools and hospitals 'it would seem to be the ideal pavomeut, especially for .courtyards, playgrounds, and streets around the building. JFor tlioso pur poses, tho noiselessncss and cleanliness of tho new pavement givo it a marked advantage.
AN EYE TO BUSINESS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
AN EYE TO HU81XESS. Wm' -to tivw you back your CM^p.:;cuienfc rin^," fcho baid, "1 love? another.'' ""Will y«iu ;r.ivo ip.* his name and ad dnt*s?" ho enquired as ho took the riiiil. "His address?" )|-io cxcluiined Jn Kurpris-s "Wlmt aio you going io do. Kill him?" "No indeed." was tho roply. "1 want to sell him this ring."
MADE A MISTAKE. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
MAPB A .MISTAKE. A youiiy, mail, >o?in^ a girlish ii;>uro in a &lt;iailc rorrnr, stole up brhind lior, and nluiokt bi*it>r*-» she was aware of his presonuo he- h:i&lt;! hissed her. "llou* &lt;laro you!" *ht.' nhrh'ked, de ocl. "You s'iuoy boy, you.n "i*anlon in he hluflVd, readily stopping into tho light, "1 thought you wore my sister!" J'You silly idiov,", *ho snapped, ytrp pinji into tho light- bolide him, "1
THE BUSINESS OF FARMING. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
THE BUSINESS OF FARMING. "There "l'o tiircu factor* which gov I'lii suece.vs in-s'.ich on enturpriisu as 1'ju" iiiint,—(1) Kiu-tt-KdH-'; •■^cutiro ululiiy; business nbilny." buoii in ilu opening pmjgraph in 11 p.igo ol iiOjhi.!i8' book, "Soil Kerulity," niv*. we think thei'« cnn'bo no belter text i'ur a dUuiu&ion on your biismcts— Uw ur&lt;.&lt;luoiiun of crops for profit. KNUWlJSUUiS. . , „ Take tlio iirsi word—"Kiiow.eilj;*?. AVithout ktiowltdgo ot tho wiiy ami w'hurcfore of luoiit thing** rtflauiig^ to tho reproduction of pluiitfi, what iL haphazard vent.110 crop-raising it. . Start r. gooil pity business manager of rccogniscd Ability on a lunn, ivii,fi out any idna of lio\v thing* »w dour, against an: experienced praovical far mer, both with otherwise equal chan ces, .tind who wins. Though the ter mor mr.y b'.&lt; iv poor business mini, Ins chances of succwis nro enormously gr»» ter tlinn tlio novice's. Knowledge is tlio first essential, but ho.v ...
TACT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
t.a err. I "Smv. .Trek, cl'l 111:111, I miir-i iihk j ! yon to lcml »I0 fivo politick until ui- j j morrow. I lhavo loft m.v rurr"° it 1 homo." | "I'm vory snrry, old chap, but J | ib&lt;! rnvb t&lt;> spMH'. Mov/owm-, j U caiiiti'Jl you bow yr-u could got- it &lt; . j "Mow?" "Horo'n a jximy Jor ilio ca**; I jionio uud sot your puiso.'
WOMEN'S INTERESTS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
WOMEN'S INTEIESTS. (IV '"Aiuliro»mo.M) A refreshing night's tJcoi> is nhiiosi an impossibility if .tho bed -lias bcou Ciiriilosly or improperly made, nndoiiu rises in tlio morning unfit fur tho day's duties, no matter wJnu form tho occu pation takes. To a tired worker it in mi absolute luxury to lio on a coo1, couu'ortablo bed, with just) tho correct amount of clothing, and oath antilco proporjy arranged. To onsiiro a guod night's lost the bid must bo stripped of nil covoring; tho fcluotM and' blankets being sprean 0110 «t a time over a couplo of clinira, and tlio pillows being shaken and plac ed where plcntv of air can pass over tliom. Tho window should bo loft, open, and tho bed not mado for - n( lonsj nn hour; Oien proceed in this wayPut on the under shoot, and turn it'woil under tlio bond—quito a foot, for it is from this ond i hat the strain on itlio loiver shoot comes, while jfco strain on tho clothes over tho sleeper comes from tho foot of tho bed. Therefore romcuibor that...
800RT AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
300RT AGRICULTURAL • SOCIETY. • A ireetii.g of the committee ' of he above society was held in the Mechanics' Hall 011 Saturday after 10011. Present—Messrs H. R. Oauycn ("president, 111 the chair), (ones, Cable, R. Coutts, Malone, liitton, Barclay, Esler, Pernio* v, Andrews, T. Page, and the Secretary (Mr R. B. Irving). The minutes of last meeting were -ead aud confirmed. Correspou leuce. Donations were received from— 'rlenry Angus, M.L.A., £2''2s: A. Hasell, £1 ; Hutnme Bros., 1 od; John Sliirp and Sons, field rate.—These were received with thanks? Prom Department of Agriculture, 'orwarding account for signature of treasurer and tw;> other members of committee.—Had been attended to. From same, in reply to applica tion from Boort Society for ISTo. 1 ;xhibit for .display at the 191") show, that same has been recorded for consideration when tli; alloca tion is being made.—Received. From same, re^.exhibits for the Panama Pacific Exhibition.—Re ceived. Secretary was instructed to wri...
LIFE OF VEGETABLE SEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
L1FJ; OF YKIIKTABL" SIOHHH. Th» average 1 iof tho coinmnn ve;i • tabl'j seeds, as ,liven ir. Vilimiriii'n laUea, i* .i" fiillowB: — Beans, 3 year.*; bent, K; boivole or kpli*. broernli, "j; &lt;-n bitten, s"> &lt;"J»rrol. -1 tn 5; canlillim-or. f>; i rlcrr. &lt;c; rlii'oiy, £; eres*. S: water cress, 5: cucnmbi-r. ]0; oj^fr P1™'- l!: eadive, 10; ^onnld (fancy), 0; kolil rabi, r»; lctk, Ivltine, 5; niair.e, :nnttnr&lt;l (sa'iiil), f>; nssiiirtiuin..:i; onion inni.jorani (sweet), I); nui.«k n.ctou, fl: 2; parmip, 1!; parsley, :t; pen- E ir.it. .1; pumpkin, -I tu D; rmtisli, ; rim- j barb, »; (salsify, !&lt;iM>iv.oiicrii, 2; sen-I iinlc, 1; »o;' bean. '
BOORT. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
BOORT. The work of re-gradiug ths State sc.bool ground has been com menced. This work has been pro mised for some time past, and it was no doubt urged along after the visit of -Mr I-I. Angus. A school . residence foi the head teacher is also to be erected; Plans are ready ■ aid tenders will 'shortly be invited for the work. • 1 ; Mr J. L. Cainpigli, who has been in charge of the local railway station during the last four years, has been transferred to the reliev ing s aff, and will be leaving Boort in a day 01 two. During his resi dence here Mr CampigJi has been a most obliging officer, and has made a host of friends. This means pro motion to Mr Catupigli. Mr A. J. .-ais, of Stratford, will be his suc cessor. For Ch ldren's Hacking Cough at,night Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, lafld
LUCERNE EXPERIMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Quambatook Times — 8 July 1914
LUC.ERNE EXPERiMESTS. Tho "Wisconsin Experiments Associa tion, cuinx»osed oi _ nearly 1500 young farmois, is, according to latest ndricfis, doing excellent ,work in. the way of pro moting .moro profitable farming. Uno of its most, iiotic.ftblo mothers of ad var.comcm> is a group of farmers called the "Lucerno Order," composed of over 7U0 numbers,. Having for iis obje-.t tho especial incuurag^rtioat and assittanoe in a mutual way of tho more s iccessful growing of alfalfa or lucorno. This body of farmers is: said to be doing vory practical work in the furtherance of its purpose. Tho members-lip ieo is enly 1/ per annum. Dur'ng tho past two years it has purchase! bS,OOU lb of carefully selected ' and inspected, northern grown lucerne seed, all of which has been distributed to its mem &lt;>.m' at;tho -lowest -possible cci.t. Tiie critical point in lucerno culture is tho seed, and the differ?nco in 6cs^ of this : cad over cheap stuff that is no - oi"t;?u purchased.'practic...