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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
THE Persian poet and philosopher, Omar Ka;yham, was an affinity of Shakespeare,i and, like him, was not for an age, but for lI time.' One of his philosophisings ies speci ally appropriate- to the welter of opinimon respecting the war. He siaid, "When I was young, the halls of learning I did much frequent, mtnd h~ard great argument about it ?i?d about, but ever- I came outiy tb samine doior that .-in I wLnt., ihiat is the cae now. Great clearing sale of 1,000 dairy cattle, &c., at Tarwin Meadows, South Gippsland, next month. Full particulars are advertised by Messrs. J. M. Peck & Sons, who will con duct the sale. On Saturday next Messrs. Mac Phail Bros. will hold their usual monthly market here. A horse parade will be held here next Saturday (~s le day!). .T he. G ov ernment Veterinary Sui~geon will be I in attendance at 11 a.m. to examine horses for certificate" ,f' sounidness. See advertisement. Clearing sale at Roolabank on 8th Sept., at Miss Everett's. A meeting o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
Professional Nurses throughout Australasia TESTIFY TO AND RECOMMEND CLE ENTS SNURSE ENDRES, of Burbon Street, Bundaberg (Q.), writes: '" I was so ill I longed lfor the hour when I would be at peace." Read her letter: CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "Until two years ago I followed my profession of LADIES NURSE, residing then at Mt. Perny. Overwork brought on a TOTAL COLLAPSE OF MY NERVOUS SYSTEM. I was treated by several doctors, but grew worse, and became so low and suffered so much that I despaired of ever being well again; in fact, ONE DOCTOR SAID THE END WAS VERY NEAR; and, indeed, I ONLY LONGED FOR THE HOUR WHEN I WOULD BE AT PEACE. A friend, who was most per sistent in her efforts, finally made me try Clements Tonic, AND IT PROVED MY SALVATION. Four bottles saw me up and about, and now, although well advanced in years, I am strong and active, and well able to look alter the business I have. I ATTRIBUTE THAT ENTIRELY TO CLEMENTS TONIC, AND WOULD BE PLEASED IF YOU WOULD MAKE USE OF THIS LETT...
WERRIBEE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
WERRIBEE. Great clearing sale of 1,000 dairy cattle, &e., at Tarwin Meadows, South Gippsland, next month. Full particulars are advertised by Messrs. J. M. Peck & Sons, who will con duct the sale. The poll for the South Riding re sulted in a close contest between Cr. Beamish and ex-Cr. Holland, the totals being 128 for the former, and 114 for tile latter. In the East Rid ing, Mr. H. McDougall was elected by a substantial majority over Mr. R. Robertson, the totals being 223 and 104. In the other two Ridings the sitting members were returned unopposed-Cr. Canny for the Cen tral Riding, and Cr. Johnson for the North. Shire 'of Werribee advertise ten ders for road work and supply of spalls.
BACCHUS MARSH DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
BACCHUS MARSH DEBATING SOCIETY. The last meeting took thie form of" I Municipal Election, and there were some eleventh-hour, nomina tions. Mr. C. E. Hosken opened as a candidate for Pentland Hills Riding. A deputation of two-thirds of the ratepayers had assured him of their support. He favoured the installa tion of a plant in the Werribee Gorge for the generation of electric ity for. both light and tramways; would run a motor-bus for visitors: would instal electric plants and tel ephones for farmers; would have municipal baths, domestic school o'f economy for girls, technical school for boys, municipal band, &c. Mr. J. A. Johns had been pre . sented by a requisition signed by • 500 out of the 501 ratepayers. Pent land Hills nwas the aristocratic Rid ing of the Shire, and the only one which always had a credit balance. The steep hills were the only draw back, and he would make a cutting through Stamford. Hill -to Lyle's creek, then have lifts for vehicles to drive on to and b...
BACCHUS MARSH COURT. Thursday, August 26. (Before Messrs. W. Lyle, Wm. Grant, [?]. Watson, W. Vanstan, and Dr. T. B. Ryan, J.P's.) [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
BACCHUS MARSH COURT. Thursday, August 26. (Before Messrs. W. Lyle, Wm. Grant, J. Watson, W. Vanstan, and Dr. T. B. Ryan, J.P's.). Ernest Akers and Edward Akers were charged with being on licensed premises (the Royal hotel) on Sun day 1st August. Supt. Nolan prosecuted, and said the two men were seen by Constable Barrett to enter the hotel by the Young street door, but they did not come out that way, but by the back entrance iito a right-of-wa7, then back into the Main street,!~ where -he met them: Mr. Dugdale (Dugdale & Creber) who appeared for the defendants, said they had both gone to the hotel for dinner, and as it was not ready were haviig a walk round till it was. After hearing the evidence of both defendants, also Mr. and Mrs. Man ning, and J. Barry, the Bench de cided to adjourn the cases till 9th Sept., when the P.M. /would be pre sent.
COMING EVENTS: [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
COMING EVENTS: Wednesday, Sept. 1.-Red Cross con cert, Myrniong. Wednesday, Sept. 8.-Jumble Fair, Bacchus Marsh. Thursday, October 14.-Bacclhus M'arsh races, in aid local Red Cross fund. Thursday, Oct. 21.- Werribee show. Wednesday, Oct. 27.- Bacchus MIarsh show. Wednesday, Nov. 24.- Ballan show.
HIBERNIAN BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
HIBERNIAN BALL. The anniversary of the Bacchus Marsh branch of the ~Iibernian So ciety was celebrated on Wednesday last by the usual dance. Although the attendance was not so large as usual (quite expected under present circumstances) an enjoyable evening was spent. The hall and stage were nicely decorated .with the emblems of the Society, flags, &c., the Bel gian colors being displayed in var ious places, as it was in aid of the Bogian relief. fund that the pro ceeds of the dance will be devoted to.: -
COMING SALES: McPhail Bros. & Co. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
COMING SALES: McPhail Bros. & Co. Saturday, September 4.- Melton market. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. Wednesday, Sept. 8.- Clearing sale at Miss Everett's, Rockbank. Jennings & McInnes. Thursday, Sept. 9.-Horse parade and sale, Sunbury. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. A'?d~lnison, Strettle & Co. Monday, Sept. 13.-Horse Sale at Bacchus Marsh. J. M. Peck & Sons. S:Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday,. and Friday, Sept. 28, 29, 30, Oct. 1- Great clearing sale of dairy stock, at Mr. G. M. Black's, Tarwin Meadows, South Gippsland.
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
BACCHUS MARSH. Baptist Church servioes:-Bacchus Marsh, 11 and 7, Pastor S. Whit church. Week night service, Wed nesday, at 8.. All welcome. Presbyterian Churchr services: Bacchus Marsh, 11 and 7 (in School Hall). Melton, 3. All welcome. Rev. B. Williams. Methodist Church services, 29th inst :--Balliang East, 11; Staughton Vale 3; Bacchus Marsh, 7; Mr. W. J. C. Ashley. Rockbank, 11; Mel ton, 3; Melton railway, 7.30; Sister Faith. Great clearing sale of 1,000 dairy cattle, &c., at Tarwin Meadows; South Gippsland, next month. Full particulars are advertised by Messrs. J. M. Peck & Sons, who will con duct the sale. Jumble Fair on Wednesday week, Sept. 8th, in Mechanics' Institute, Bacchus Marsh, in aid of local Red Cross fund. Some particulars are advertised. Concert at Myrniong on Wednes day evening, 1st Sept., in aid of Red Cross. The programme will be lprovided by the school pupils, and others. The Water Commission advlertise that the Revised Register of lands for the...
BACCHUS MARSH. No. 51. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
-BACCHUS MARSH. By W. WIuIAMs, B.A. No. 51. Coimadai once more. Coimadai March,. 23rd, 1i872, celebrates the opening of its new school-house. It is recorded that 200 were represen ted, which was stated to be some thing that had never occurred in the history of Coimnadai before. The in evitable tea nmeeting, peculiar to a past generation, was held. Our fore fathers believed that while . there could be "the feast of reason and the flow of soul," every individual also had his "innards," which needed replenishing. Our forefathers be lieved in edifying the mind but fortifying the body. The crowd was great. From the ranges waybacks tumbled in, the means of locomotion being the bullock waggon, or ordin ary dray, perhaps with wheels dis tinctly painted, and cushions on seats-bags bf chaff. Alas, in those days no motor bikes, or motor cars! Are we- the better or the happicr with our higher civilisation? How ever, I must proceed with the ac count of the opening df Coimadai's new seminary. Mr....
The Peer and the Woman. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward. Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved] [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM, SPublisbed by arrangemeit with Messrs. Ward. Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Rieserved] "Anything further, your lordship?" "No, you can go to bed now! I suppose it must have been fancy Just see, though, whether the baize door is securely locked." Neillson crossed the room and tried it. -"It is locked your lordship." he de. clared. "Very good; you can go" The door. closed. arid Lord Alceston. .after one n;ore furtive ??ance: iroun_4 s"lokwly'finifsiedd his tea. -'drew, the re. volver close to his side. and resumed writing. He had barely finished anoth er page, however, when his pen sud. denly stopped upon the paper and his heart gave a great throb Again be heard, this time without the possibil. ity of any mistake. and close behind him, that low, stealthy sound. He dropped his pen and stretched out his shaking fingers for the revolver; but even when his hand had closed upon it he could not turn round A cold horror seemed to have stolen over him, freezing ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
DEATHS. BooTH.-On 26th August, at Bowsley, Christina Booth, wife of Wmin. H. Booth, and mother of Thomas, Martha, Cath erine,: William, and Ivy. Aged 44 years. Long suffering; now at rest. KILLED IN ACTION. THo?As.-On 18th July, on Hospital Ship at sea, from shrapnel wounds, received at Gallipoli, Private Colin Thomas, B. Section, Field Ambulance, 1st Division, A.I.E.F., third son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas, of Somerville, and nephew of J. N. MoV. and Colin MoK. Todd, Bacohus Marsh. Aged 22 years. THE , Elfan phe?he205. Established 1805. SATUBDAY, AoUGsT 28, 1915.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 8. At 12 noon. . CLEARING SALE AT ROCK · BANK. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., under instructions froni Miss Ruth Everett, will Sell by Public Auction, on her property, situated on the Kororoit SCreek, 4 miles from Melton, 3½ miles. from Rockbank, and 6 miles of Sydenham, on the above date, the whole or her Horses, Cattle, Farm Implements, and a quantity of Sun dries, comprising: 12 HORSES.-2 Draught Mares, 4 years; 2 ditto, aged; 1 Draught Gelding, 7 years; 1 Draught Filly, 3 years; 3 ditto, 2. years; 3 ditto, 1 year; all the Fillies are unbroken. CATTLE.--4 Cows, in full milk; 2 young Cattle. IMPLEMENTS.-2 Reapers and Binders (Massey Harris), Stripper, Winnower, Seed Drill, Cultivator (10 disc), 4-f. and 3-f. mouldboard Plows. 5-f. Stump-jump mouldboard Plow, set Harrows, Bag Loader, Bag Filler, Waggon. and Frame, Dray, Jinker, Roller, 3 tons agricultural Lime, Fencing Posts, Firewood, Bags, Har ness, and a large quantity of Sun dries. As Miss Everett is leaving th...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. Henry Hodson Campbell, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Campbell, Bac chus Marsh, who only went into Camp three weeks ago, has already risen in the ranks to Quartermaster Sergeant. Very creditable. Prior to enlisting he passed ,througn a course 4of drill at the Melbourne High School; and after leaving there joined the Scottish Regiment where he was Bugler,.-. He is now in Seymour Camp. "Will"- Horder, only :son of Mr. and Mrs. W. Horder, of Grant street, Bacchus Marsh, has enlisted, and will go into Camp on Monday week, 6th Sept. News was received on Tuesday that. Corporal W. Platt had been wounded, fighting at the Dardanelles. He is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Platt, of Merrimu House, Bacchus Marsh. Private Colin Thomas, who was wounded by shrapnel at Gallipoli, has since died from his wounds. He was a nephew of Mr. John Todd, and Mr. Colin Todd, of Bacchus Marsh. The late Pte. Thomas has a brother at the Front, also several cousins either there or on the road .over. Sergeant...
MILITARY CAMPS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
MILITARY CAMPS. As some of the military camps are at present overcrowded, the Defence Department could not find a better outlet for a few thousand men than on the Bacchus Marsh racecourse, where there is 306 acres (more or less) of high, well-drained land. It also has the big, advantage of the main railway line running past it, with a station on its boundary; and is mid-way 'between Melbourne and Ballarat-about 1- hours' journey from either place. The only draw back it has is the water supply, sand this could be overcome by pumping the supply from either the Werribee river or the 'town service reservoir. A rifle range is now being laid out on the property, and this would be handy for the training of recruits in rifle shooting. The Common wealth Government has' also acquired the area of land immediately behind this range, which could be added to the Camping ground, and thus leave the flat portion of the racecqurse for manoeuvres. Mr. A. T. Ozanne, M.H.R., might bring this site under ...
GREAT CLEARING SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
GREAT CLEARING SALE. Special attention is directed to the advertisement of Messrs. J. M. Peck & Sons Pty., who announce a great clearing sale of dairy stock, &c. It is quoted ts "probably the most ex terisive sale of dairying stock ever held in Australia." There are 1,000 dairy cows, 36 stud bulls, 400 pigs, 40 horses, and extensive plant. The sale will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 28th, 29th, 30th Sept., and 1st Oc tpber, at Tarwin Meadows, South Gippsland, on behalf of Mr. George Murra3y Black, who has enlisted, and is going to the Front. The sale affords a grand opportu nity for dairy farmers to re-stock their herds, many of which were de pleted during the last severe sea son just passed through. The cows gre all well-bred, young, and noted for their milking qualities, the "duf ferS"*all being culled out. The .Bacchus Marsh Dairymen's Association should consider whether it could with advantage purchase say 100 or more of these cows for thei...
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
BACOHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. The new green laid down. by the club at the rear of the Mechanics' Institute has just been top-dressed with over 20 loads of loam. The work was carried out under the sup ervision of Mr. W. McLeod, fhe greenkeeper at Sunshine. The green should have a good sole of grass for the coming season, which will open in October. The President and, Committee of the Club would be pleased if mem bers attend at the green on Satur day afternoon, as a "working bee," to effect some necessary improve mente.