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HOW A MOTHER SHOULD TREAT HER BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
HOW A MOTHER SHOULD TREAT HER BOY. She should not forget that if she treats her boy as a gentleman she will do much towards making him a gen tleman. She should not treat her boy to perpetual frowns, scoldings, and fault-finding. "Sugar attracts more flies than vinegar." Love wins her boy to a noble manhood. She should never be so busy -or hard pressed for time that she cannot listen to him. If he lives to be a man he will all too soon leave her. She should make the most of him while she has him. She should encourage outdoor exercise or. sports, and she should not forget to train him with proper regard for his personal appearance. She should not allow him to form such habits as com ing to the table in his shirt-sleeves, ne glecting his nails or his teeth. or carry ing soiled handkerchiefs about with him. She should never nag him, or ever forget that he is a creature cf reason, not an animal that requires to be driven. She should not try to break her boy's will, but be thankful that l...
SOLDIERS' LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
SOLDIERS' LETTERS. Notes from "Charlie" Waterhouse Swho went from Bacchus Marsh with i the First Expeditionary Forces, and I was wounded by being shot in the jaw in the landing at the Dardanel les: No. 15 General Hospital, Alexan dria, May 6thl.-I am progressing splendidly; my jaw is knitting in an excellent manner. From to-day I may commence taking more solid food, such as boiled egg, custard. But, my word, don't I eye the bread and butter. How it makes my mouth water. Won't I thrust my jaws into it 'when I can once more partake of solid food. You see con stant milk diet makes a man thin and hungry. .It will probably be five or six weeks yet before I can think of go ing back to the front. Ah, well, I shall probably be just in time for the taking of Constantinople. Through getting wounded I have lost myr chances of promotion. My field glasses have "gone west." I h-cd just examined the front through them for signs of the enemy's ma chine guns, then placed them on the ground by my sid...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
MONDAY,-.23rd Aug. Bacchus Marsh Market. McPHAIL BROS. & Co. will sell at Bacchus Marsh at 12.30 p.m. sharp FAT and STORE CATTLE. MILKERS and SPRINGERS. PIGS, SHEEP, and Sundries.. A. BURBIDGE, Agent. MECHANICS' HALL, BACCHUS MARSH. ' WEDNESDAY, Sept. 8. WEDNESDAY, Sept. 8. (Afternoon and Evening.) To be opened at 3 o'clock. JUMBLE FAIR In aid of LOCAL RED CROSS FUND. Held under auspices Bac chus Marsh Branch A.W.N.L. Stallholders: JUMBLE STALL-Mesdames Em mett, Crook and Miss Eiseman. FLOWER. STALL-Mrs. J.: F. McLachlan, Misses Irene and Mar jorie Robertson. SWEET STALL-Misses Mollie Robertson, Phyllis Emmett, and Davis. BRAN PIE and FISH POND Misses Aplin and Vera Davis. AFTERNOON TEA and CAKE STALL-M-1esdames C. L. T. Alke S made, W. Williams, and F. G. Hiscock. MOTOR 'CARS, PONY RIDES, SIDE SHOWS, HOOP-LA, &c. • Donations of all kinds may be left at the residence of Mrs. F. G. Hiscock. All'proceeds to Local Red Cross. Miss MOLESWORTH GREENE, President. :IRENE ROB...
ROYAL PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
ROYAL PICTURES. Lucille Love will conclude this evening. Do not miss the grand finale. There will be other subjects as well. The annual ball of the Bacehus Marsh Hibernian Society will be held on Wednesday, 25th August. The proceeds this year will be de voted to the Belgian Relief Fund.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
IN MEMOBIAM. TODD.-In affeotionate remembrance of our dear son and brother, John Neil, who departed this life at the residence of his parents, Werribee Gorge, Baohuns Marsh, on August 16th, 1918. Inserted by, his parents, brothers and sisters. BATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 1915.
ROWSLEY RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
ROWSLEY RED CROSS. Rowsley Branch donated £5 to Lady Stanley's fund. The Hon. Sec. (Mrs. Sharland) acknowledges, with thanks: 2nd monthly. instalment--Mrs. W. Lyle, L. Dubout, V. Dubout, J. Too good, H. Manly, Davidson, R. Hine, P. Morris, Reid, Misses Booth, Shar land, Bryden. Collected by Miss Diana Brown, 4/11. Donations qf goods-Mrs. Toogood parcel of books, pair slippers; R. Hine, pair slippers; Mrs. Manly, pair slippers; Misses McKenzie, pair socks; Mrs. Bindon, 3 pairs slippers; Una Sharland, .2 pairs slippers, 5 pairs cuffs. Sent away this week-71 towels, 15 pairs socks, 8 washers, 18 hand kerchiefs, 8 pairs slippers, pair py jamas,, 5 pairs cuffs, pair mittens, parcel books.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
W?AT Gladstone called the "ignor ant impatience of taxation" is very rife in Victoria, and less so in all Australia. It is the basis of what is called Liberalism, otherwise Kyab ramism. A true Liberalism willhave to be evolved, or Australia will never advance. The crops are coming on splen didly, making great headway, and with ordinary rain we should have a very bountiful harvest. The Melton Gun Club will hold its usual shoot to-day, starting at 1.30 sharp. The Golden Fleece trophy will enter on its first com petition, 5 birds, to be won twice. Usual sweepstakes. Plentiful supply of first-class birds for the after noon's sport. _. The Rev. J. H. Allen, B.A., Th.L. the newly-appointed Vicar of Christ Church,. Melton, will conduct the services at the Parish Church on Sunday. There will also be a ser vice at the Railway station, at 7.30 p.m. It is expected that the Very Rev. the Dean ..of Melbourne will shortly induct Mr. Allen into his new charge. The formation of the Melton Rifle Clu...
MELTON COURSING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
MELTON COURSING CLUB. The Melton Coursing Club were again unfortunate in getting windy weather for their Farewell Stake, as Wednesday last was very rough, and only five courses were run off no chance to get near the fares. On Thursday good sport was obtained, and the remaining courses were run off, with the result that Mr. W. Ogden's Lad;y Kyogle, and Mr. A. C. Buchanan's Major Bryan, divided first and second money, £34. Mr. Mat. Carberry gave every satisfac tion as Judge, and Mr. Percy Cook as slipper. Results : First round-G. Hamilton's Heat her Star beat A. Edward's Merry Dolly. P. F. O'Brien's Jenny O. beat J. Carberry's Master Gol. R. Riddell's Nellie' M. beat T. B. Col lins' Black Gordon. A. C. Buchan an's Major Bryan beat G. Hamilton's Star Lass. E. Jongebloed's Cheerful Hill beat J. Harrison's Miss Pauline. T. B. Collins' Golden Blot beat A. Edwards' Money Lender i J. E. Orr s Fair Dinkum beat Hedge's Twinkle Again; J. Hannan's Lady Bijou beat J. E. Orr's Starlight Lass; W. ...
THE Mystery of the Ravenspurs Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melbourne. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER LVII.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
llpS1erll f i le ilave 1ip By FRED. M. WHITE. Author of "The Ends of Justice," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melbourne. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER LVI I.-Continued. "Why should you all live and prosper while he was dead?" said Mrs. May "With your money I could do any thing among my own people. I could found a new dynasty. Did I not pos sess the occult knowledge of the East with a thorough knowledge of what you are pleased to call Western -ciri and your wealth would have come to my child; 'in other words, it would have come to me. Do you understand what I mean?" "Perfectly. I have understood for some time. Before I returned to Eng land I had an idea of what was at the bottom of the vendetta. But you would not have succeeded. Tchigorsky and myself made up our minds that if we. could not bring the crimes home to you we would shoot you." Ralph spoke with a grim coldness that was not without its effect upon the listener. Hard as ,she was, the senti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
Latest WAR News! Stick to Your Guns, "MOSSY." Continue to Fire Out The Best Material, Latest Style, and . Good Workmanship Which -- has taken you to The Front every time. .......... *'tn"-' C w'U . - ,'I I 8J3 'I '.·BW..I1 U Ci UJ411 Ern. MOSS, The People's Tailor, Street, Bacchus Marsh TAYLOR'S CASH STORE Our CASH SYSTEM of trading enables us to offer SUPREME VALUE in all the various lines we carry. All our Goods are BOUGHT FOR CASH, with the full discounts, and sold to you with a Minimum of profit. CASH BUYERS can command Lowest Prices. They will get them here. Our reputation stands behind all our transactions, and we guarantee satisfaction. We do all classes of Jewellery and Watch REPAIRS. Customers can depend -on getting satisfaction. ELECTRO PLATE WARE. ZONOPHONES. CROCKERY. SCENTS and SOAPS. DOLLS and TOYS. SCHOOL REQUISITES. STATIONERY. UNDERCLOTHING. PICTURES and FRAMES. CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. JEWELLERY and REPAIRS. HOSIERY and RIBBONS. * TATLORS CA Church and Main streets, Ba...
BENEFITS UGLY GIRLS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
BENEFITS UGLY GIRLS. Germany is ahead in novelties of a charitable nature. In the town of Haschmann prizes are offered yearly for the men who will marry the ugliest, most crippled girls, and the women over forty who have been jilted 7t least twice. The money was left by a big financier, and he, realising that beauty is an attraction hard to over come, made a provision in his will that out of the income of the fund n t less than £16 should go with the ugli est girl in any year. and -the cripple should receive £12. The poor women over forty who have been jilted by a lover receive, when the funds will per mit, £10 each, but the trustee can vary this amount, and, at his own discre tion, offer a larger prize to someone who will marry an unusually ugly girl or one to whom Nature has been spe cially unkind.
WOMAN'S WORLD. MAIDEN-HAIR FERNS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
WOMAN'S WOULD. MAIDEN-HAIR FERNS. There is no fern more popular than maidenhair, and none so difficult to grow, over which amateurs have failed more disastrously. To" begin with, :t should be firmly potted in good loam or peat, and requires a warm, damp atmosphere during the time it is mak. img growth. It is impossible to raise ane, healthy fronds on clear cold water; frequent applications of liquid manure or soot-water must be used, or the plant will be simply starved. Much also depends on the attention ferns re ceive in the late winter and early spring. Before starting into fresh growth, they lose many of their old fronds; these must be preserved as long as possible, but removed before too much decayed in case of the young shoots coming in contact with them, which would cause them to damp off a?d ilirivel away. Plants that have oest most of their fronds must be spar ingly watered.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
ADVANCE FASHIONS - * FOR We have received our first instalment of New Dress .Goods For Spring and Summer Wear, and cordially invite our Customers to Call and Inspect lthem. -DRESSMAKING by Miss Hobbi. Leave your orders before the rush commences. CAUSES SUFFOCATION Without prompt relief is had in cases of croup, death must follow, as the presene .6f a'falsb `membrane in the voice box carises suffocation. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. loos ens this membrane and' causes the child to expel- it by vomiting. It is prompt in its action and certain in its results. If given at the first symptom the attack will be warded off. Sold by W. Grant Morton, Bac chus Marsh, and A. Comben & Co. Wsribe.. .NEW SEASON'S IRRIGATION CALICO We desire to notify the Public of the arrival of our CELEBRATED IRRIGATION CALICO, and to state that, owing to the General Unrest, there will be NO FURTHER SHIPMENTS. The homue price has advanced 2d. per yard, but having ordered early in the season, we are in a hap...
BACCHUS MARSH COURT. Thursday, August 12. (Before Messrs. W. Lyle, W. Vanstan, J. Watson, W. Grant, and Dr. T. B. Ryan, J.P's.) [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
BACCHUS MARSH COURT. Thursday, August 12. (Before Messrs. W. Lyle, W. Vanstan, J. Watson, W. Grant, and 'Dr. T. B. Ryan, J.P's.) W. E. Armstrong v. Peter Cain. Goods-£1/8/6. - Mr. Fyffo appeared for Cain, and disputed the account on the ground ':iK that there was no proof of the de livery of the goods. Case dismissed; 10/6 costs. Constable Barrett had several cases for the non-vaccination of chillren. Three were withdrawn, as having been sbince attended to; two were adjourned for three months to allow of it being done; and Silvie Shea was fined £2, as he objected to vac • cination at all. Henry Richard Way, Divisional Officer for Corio, proceeded against S..- John James Prickett, Harry Prick ott, and Norah Prickett, of Coimadai for failing to have their names placed on the roll within 21 days from the date on which they were entitled to do so. .Fined 1/- each. Alex. McGregor v. Silvie Shea. Unlawful assault, at Maddingley, on S 14th July. Silvie Shea v. Alex. McGregor. Unlawful assa...
MAGNESITE DEVELOPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
MAGNESITE DEVELOPMENT. The magnesite deposit, :recently discovered on Mr. W. H. McFar lane's property, near Werribee Gorge, has opened up satisfactorily, developing into a good lode, and maiaintaining its high quality. Mr. McFarlane is so well satisfied with the prospects, that he has sev ered his connection with the Ais tral Grain Co., and joined the Perme site Manufacturing Co., who are. working the deposit. A large quantity has already been sent to Melbourne, the manufactures has given very good results. It will be a great advantage to the dis trict to have a local representative. Mr. McFarlane will probably re tain an interest in the grain trade, as Messrs. James Bell & Co., the well-known wheat shipping merch ants, are also largely interested in the Permesite Manufacturing Co. The Company is an exceptionilly strong one financially, and as the dis trict has the reputation of being rich in minerals and raw materials (which is well known to Mr. McFarlane) there is every pr...
BALLIANG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
BALLIANG. (PoM OURva OWN CORRESPONDENT.) A grand ball, in ail of the Red Cross, will be held in Mr. Edols' woolsljed oni 20th inst. Miss Edols' is working very hard to make it .a success, anti no doubt a success it will be. Ladies are asked to bring a basket with thelh on evening *of ball. e Mr. Edols is a live man in the district, and is always ready to' as sist in any public movement. His wool'shed is used as our local hall. A 'dance, in aid of Red Cross, was held in Mr. Burgess' barn, and was a genuine success. A concert in -aid of local Method ist church, will be held on Saturday next, 21st inst. Singers from Mel bourne, &c., will take part. At the annual meeting of the Tennis Club the following officers were appointed :-President, Mr. O. Burgess; Vice-Presidents, Messrs. Loats and L. Bird; Hon. Secretary, Miss Bird. Miss Bird is an excel lent Secretary and takes great inter est in her work. I regret to say that Mr. D Mac Arthur's mother died last week, and much sympathy...
BACCHUS MARSH DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
BACCHUS MARSH DEBATING SOCIETY. Next meeting will be held on Monday (instead of usual Tuesday) 23rd inst., when the syllabus item will be Municipal Election. The Victorian Government has a good advocate of the facilities it offers through its railways and oth erwise for holiday-makers in Mr. J.: C. Boyce, of the Tdurist Bureau. He has a wide knowledge of every beauty spot from the Murray to the "eea, and can give exhaustive de tails as to means of transit and cost at a moment's notice. On Tues day evening last Mr. Boyce lectured (on the invitation of the Debating Society) in the Mechanics' Institute, and dealt with all phases of Victor ian scenery-coast, mountain, stream, inland towns, &c., but in doing so covered a good deal of the same ground given in a previous lecture here. He strongly advised tourists to see what beauties their own State had to offer before wandering elsewhere. The Victorian railway system compared with any in the world, and the Tourist Bureau would be ...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
BACCHUS MARSH. THLE private streets question in Bacchus Marsh has been evaded by the Shire Council, and a sea of troubles is accumulaaing. The annual meeting of members of the Bacchus Marsh Racing Club is. called for Thursday afternoon next, 19th inst., at 3 o'clock. The business will include adoption of balance sheet, election of officers, &c. The latter will probably in clude the discussion of holding the next race meeting in aid of .the local Red Cross fund; also the in-' vestment of some of the Club's funds in the Commonwealth War 'Loan; and: offering the racecourse to the Defence Departiaent as an encamp ment ground... A full attendance of members is therefore desired. Baptist Church services:--Bacchus Marsh, 11. adqd .7, Pastor S. Whit church. Week night service, Wedd nesday, at 8. All welcome. Methodist.. Church services :-Bal iang East, 11ii Staughton Vale, :3; Bacchus Marsh, 7; .Mr. W. J. OC. Ashley. Melton, 3; Rockbank, 7; M.r. Thonmpson. The Methodist Church of Au...
HOTELS AND COUNCIL REVENUE. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 14 August 1915
HOTELS AND COUNCIL REVENUE. To the Editor o/ the Express. Sir,-I know your correspondent is a gentleman with a toney name because he signs it: "Tempori Par -,U a oq~J a zouo4 Iql ,usI ,,'unpuo lish language is not good enough for him. He can rest content that I am perfectly entitled to sign my self as I do. But, the point is, the Councillors' authority to talk "li cense." Parliament has not asked them to pu',.their oar in, nor have the ratepayers. As bearing upon this question, has T.P. noticed in the cables .this week that the Rus sian people's savings have, under prohibition, increased in the year by £190,000,000,.. and that the Russian Treasurer is so pleased that he says prohibition must be continued after the war? I hope your correspond ent hasn't missed that little item of news.- I am, &c., " RATEPAYER.