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IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
IMPOUNDING8. BACCIHUS MARSH,-Impounded 16th May, by F. Kelly. ''respass 6d. Grey mare, H near neck, It over WII near shoulder, JP off shoulder, C off neck. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold 0th Juno, W. Auderson, I'oundkoopor. BALLAN.-Impounded at the Shh'e Pound, 27th April, by Mr. R. I. HIadloy, Trospass 0d. Bay horse, star and snip, hind foot whito, 83 or 63 (square top 3) off shoulder, like j near shoulder. On 0th May, by E, T. Edwards, Tres. pass d., Red and white cow, V over WG or C off ribs, indescribable brand off rump, If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 6th June. Sy, Cooper, Poundkeeper. BALLARAT.-Impounded at Bnllarat Shire Pound, 20th April, by Mr. J. M'Intosh. Trespass 2s. Gd. each. Bay horse, star, JP conjoined off nooeck, a brand off shoulder (may be JF conjoined) ; bay mare, star, lH near shoulder, By Mr. J, M'Grath. Trespass 8s. each. Grey horso, bell and strap on nock, - over A conjoined off back; bay horse, strip down face, a piece of rope o...
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. THURSDAY, MAY 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA, Tun?nsnA, MAY 9. In the Legislative Assembly--The lion. Mr. M'Culloeh stated that he believed the resignation of Mr. Sands, as member for Dalhousie, was in the hands of an hon. member, and consequently the Government would not take any steps at prosent in regard to Mr. Sands. A longd obate took place upon the arrangement recontly entered into by the Government at the Postal Conforence. Cap tain M'Mahon moved that it was not satisfactory, nor calculated to advance the interests of the colony. IHe objected to the subsidising of throe lines by Victoria, and also that Melbourno had not boon made the port of arrival and departure for the Suez steamers. Mr. M'Cullooh replied that It was well for Victoria to have more than one line of mail conununication with Europe, both in case of war stopping the Suez steamers, and because each of the routes possessed some special ad. vantagos for all the colonies, in a greater or less degree, and if they expected all the colonie...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
BATURDAY, MAY 18, 18G7. " Wn make history fast in this colony," as the IIon. Mr. VEnDON said; and no greater proof of this fact can be found than that while, fourteen months ago, we were in the midst of what may be called a mild meat famine, now we are alarmed by the cry of an bverstocked market for live stock, and con sequent impending ruin of tile squatters and graziers of this and the adjoining colonies. It is to be hoped that nothing so shocking (?) to the general community is about to happen as sheep retailed at Qs. Od. each. This would be worse than driving the squatters "across the Murray with their own stockwhips;" it would be driving them into the Insolvent Court because their sheep multiplied too quickly upon their rich and boundless pas tures. The past-and, indeed, present favourable season for the growth of grass appears to have caused as great an over supply of beef and mutton as it has of wheat and cereals in general. But, while the farmers have a commodity to a great ...
IN ANSWER TO MR. WALKER'S INSERTION IN THE GUARDIAN—LUDWIG v. WALKER. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
IN ANSWER TO MB. WALiKEit' INBEIRTION IN THE GUADDIAN-LUDWIG v. WALKER. To the Editor of the Eprocss, SIc-As unplenaant it is for meo a foreigner to defend myself in a language 1 am not much acquainted with, I cannot forbear to do it, hoping tihe publio will have riegard for my bad English. I give a short description of above case.--[Mr. Ludwig hero enters into a long explanation of his dealings with Mr, Walker, in relation to tho Royal Mail Quartz Claim. It appears that the sharo holders were originally six in number, but two retiredi Ludwig worked two of the remaining shares-one for Mr. Walker and one for Mr. Hansmann. From Mr. Walker heo was to get 15s. per week, and Mr. Iaunsmann's share Ludwig worked on his own account, but without its having boon transferred to him, so that he does not consider himself to have boon a shareholder in the company. Mr. Ludwig details sundry pay ments of wages made to him by Mr. Walker.-Eu,] Mr. Ludwig resumes:--I can only call it in my simplicity ...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] MELTON MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
00RRE BPONDEN 0?, [Ie are not responsible for theo opinions' cxpresscd by our correspondents.] MELTON MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. To the Editor of the E?Rress, Sn?--In answer' to my letter of the 27th April, as to what has become of the moneyraised in Molton for a MIchanics' Institute, your correspondent states that the money is still to the good, and that a moeting will be held in a few days to determine how the money shall be oxpended. Now I would just state that, up to the present time, no meeting has been hold, and no meeting called; and as any member of the committee can call a mooting at auy time, I trust one of them will do so, and got this matter put to rights. If not, I will be under the necessity of revealing some things not generally known. By allowing the above to appear in your valuable journal, you will obligo, yours respectfully, FAMI PLAY.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
THE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. BACCHUS MARSH BRANCH, .PAID.UP CAPITAL . . £540,000 RESERl E FUND . . . £180,000 CURRENT RATES of INTEREST ALLOWED On Monies deposited for fixed periods. THOS. F. ROBERTS, Acting Manager. 42nd Section Amending Land Act. A PPLICANTS for Land under the provisions of the abovo Section, in the Bhlackwood and Ilacohus Marsh Divisions, are hereby requested to forward their applications to me, at my Ofl0co in Kyneton, or at my Survey Camp, as early as possible. Mr. D. IHARIDORD, Ilacchus Marsh, is autho. risod to receive applications for me. STUART MURRAY, Contract Surveyor. Kynoton, April 12, 1807. Winter Goods. JUST ARRIVED, a large and pleasing varioty of Now Coatings, Trowserinus, &o., in all the colourings. Samples forwarded on application. All Goods shrunk. Charges strictly moderato. a. G. PATERSON,. MERCHANT TAILOR, Bacchus Marsh. The Largest & best.selected Stock of Soft Goods in the District! TOIIN SAUNDERS respectfully invites the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
GENi'lLEMEN'S SPRING AND SUMMER CLOTJIING, U`11 , purchasns in the ]tome and Continental 1 Marckets are now to hand, and to which we invite speclal attention. The Nowent Styles of Coatings In West of England Elastics, Ribbu and Moltons, Illiss, of Chipping Norton, ceolebrated Tweeds, lFor Riding Trousers and Pants, now mixtures. All the different makes of West of England and Scotch T'rousorings. Fancy French Cashmore and Quilting Vostings. Superior Waterproof Tweed Ovorcoatings, Russell Cords, Alpacas, China Silk, And Other Light Materials for Summeor Wear. ALL GOODS TIIOtOUGIILY SIIRUNIK Before bolng made up. Patterns and Instructions for Solf-Measuromont sent free by post, on application. A Largo and Fashionable STOCK OF READY-MADE CLOTHIING. OUTFITS TO ENGLAND And all parts of the World, on the Shortest Notice. Modorato Chargos. First-class Cutters and Workmon employed on time promises, 000KSON AND BROWN, SUCCESSHORS TO G. AND J. ESPIE, WIIITE DRESS SIIIRTS. ''The attention of ge...
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
NOTICE. The following are the Rates of Subscription for the Bacchus MaIrsh Exprcss:--Singlo Copy, Six pence. Quarterly (in advance) Four Shillings and Sixpenco; credit, Five Shillings; by post, Six Shillings. For Advertisoments of One Inch and under, 2s. Gd. For every succeeding Inch, 2s. Adver tisomonts intended to be inserted for a lengthoned period, or immediately preceding the leading article, as per agreomont. Notices of Births, Marriages, or Deaths, is. each.
MARKETS. BORDER FLOUR MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
MARK ETB, BORDER FLOUR MILLS. Mr. James Young reports:--Flour, l11 to £12; wheat, 4s. to 4s. 3d. per bushel; bran, is. 2d, per bushel; pollard, is. 2d. to is. d. -SfNInDloUD1rZ, TýSaul&arant, EaZ iU0. M. M'CAW AND ANoTIIEs, Produeo Drokers; Royal rorso Bazaar, Meolbourne, report prices realisod for the week ending 15th May, 1807, as follows :-Milling wheat, inferior to good, 4s. 3d. to 6s. per bushel; Capo barley, 2s. Od. to 8s. lid.; food oats, small supply, 2s, 8d, to 3s, 2d,; seed oats, 3s, Sd, to 8s. Od.; taros, 7s, to 8s, 6d,; perennial grass seed, 4s. to 8s. Od.; prairio grass sooeed, as, 3d. to 8s.; bran (bags in), Is. 0d. per bushel; pollard, Is. Id,; potatoes, pigs' feed, £2 per ton; bacon, 8d, to Is.; hams, 0.d. to is.; cheese, Od. to 104d.; potted butter, lid, to is. 3?d.; fresh butter, is. 3d. to is. 5d.; lard, 7ld. to Old.; honey, Old. to Old.; eggs, 2o. to 2s. id. per dozen. MEssus. DALMAIOY CAIPlELL, report, May 15 Pat Cattle: The supply for the week is again ...
GISBORNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
GISBORNE, (FROM OUn CORIIESPONDENT.) You will see by tho Roadl Board's pro ceedings that wo naro fully alive hero to the advantag'es of having' a road opened to Black wood. The Blackwood people, too, acted wisely in sending- a deputation to the Board, for their application cannot fail to secure tihe survoy of the road they wish to get opened. It is certainly high time that; Blackwood had a settled line of main road to the metropolis. It has been shifted about from one mail route to nnotheor, and has not yet been treated satisfactorily. Tire Road Board mot on Monday, 13th May. Plrescnt-Mossre. Hobertaon (Chairman), 1ussey, Junor, and M'Intyre. The minutae of the previous mooting wore read and confirmed. Lottere sent were read and approved. A dpcutlalon from the Woodnd, Newhaom, and iochford Board, consisting of Muesrs. B]irniu (Clhirman), J, Kenny, and J. Stammierr (C'lerk), nittendd to t akd i.tto con-idcrlation the. di2leiencr between the two Boards. After hearing the statements of...
BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
BALLAN. (1ROM3 OUR COROIIESPONDENT.) Tnn discussion between J. Osborne, Esq., Emly Park, and MIr. H. T. G. Iolyonke, of 3Ballan, is definitely arranged to take place on Wod nesday evening next, the 22nd instant. The subject for discussion is, " Will, or will not, the payment of Mnambers of Parliament lead to political corruption in the administration of the public business of the colony." Mr. Holyoake will open the debate. Three quarters of an hour will be allowed him to state his case. Mr. Osborno will reply, after which each debater will be allowed ten minutes to sum up. W. Duncan, Esq., J.P., will taki the chair. It is expected that the leading' gentlemen of the district will take a part. We believe it is the intention of MIr. Hlolyonko to publish the discussion in a pamphlet form.
PRESBYTERIAN BAZAAR, BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
PRiESBYTERIAN BAZAAAR, BACCHUS MARSH. TiE Bazaar in aid of the Building Fund of the Presbyterian Church, now being held, has, so far, been very successful. The weather has injured its prosperity to some extent, but should to-day be fine, doubtless all cause of complaint will be forgotten. The appearnance of the hall of the Meohanies' Institute in the evening is positively brilliant. The stalls are ranged on each side of the room, those of Mesdames Scott and Rae on the left of the entrance, and that of Mrs. Young, and the post offico and boolc stall presided over by Miss Robinson and Mrs. G. Wood, on the right hand side. The rofi'eshments are dis pensed at the end of the room by Mlesdames W. Watson and A. Gardiner. The goods for sale comprise what may be truthfully termed a "variod assortment of useful and orna mental articles." There are numerous pio tures, some in leather work ai'anes, and one piece of fi'amed worsted work ; also, a collcction of seaweed, framed. The ottomans which...
BACCHUS MARSH, BALLAN, AND PENTLAND HILLS FARMERS' SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
BACCIIUS MAIRSII, BALLAN, AND PENT LAND HILLS FARlMERS' SOCIETY. A B. srxEiAn sar'riN of Committeo of the above Society was hold on the Oth instant, at Myrniong. Prosont--D. Mairs, Esq., J.P., in the chair; NIessrs. A, Grant, W. Laudor, W. Brown, J. lyors, IH. Iodgson, R. Williams, W. Duncan, and J. Osborne. Mr. A. Grant paid subscriptions amounting to £8 Is, Movod by Mr. Duncan, seconded by Mr. Brown riThat there be only one Ploughing Match this year, and that it be hold as near Myrniong as possibloe, on Thursday, the 20th Juno next." Carried, A prizo list was drawn up and adopted, and ýrdored to be advertised. Moved by Mr. Myors, seconded by Mr. Laudor- T')hat tenders, returnable on Weodnesday, 22nd MIay, be invited from peorsons having land in the oilghbourhnod of Myrniong, for the use of a block of ground containing about fifteen acres, in which to hold tho Society's Ploughing Match," Cariod. Moved by Mr. Brown, seconded by Mr. Lauder "That a sub-committee, consisting of Messrs....
ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
ROAD BOARD. Tim ordinary meeting of the Molton Road Board was hold on Friday, the 10th instant, at throo p.m. Tlombers present-B. C. Porter, Esq., Chairman; Ilessrs. Ross, Grant, Blackwood, and Moylan. Correspondence road and received was-A- letter from Mr, Win, Hott, of the Gap, respecting opening some roads loading wost from the Mount Alexandor Road, through the property of the Iron. WV. J. T. Clarke. From the Manager of the Coin. moroial Bank, Meolbourno, acknowledging the receipt of remittance of £21 Os. 6d.; also, advising the colleootion of ?672 12s. Od. Treasury orders. From the Under-Treasurer, advising the passing of sundry accounts for payment from Assistant Commissioner of Roads and Bridges, respecting the Manager of the Ejorriwarrh Crook Common Troll. From the Registrar General, forwarding the Agrioultural Statistics of Victoria. Proposed by Mr. Grant, and seconded by Mr. Moylan, and carried-" That the Clerk do seek the consent of Meossrs. Macintosh and Clarke to the ope...
MELTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
MELTON. (FROM0 OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) DuRING the past week the inhabitants in this neighbourhood have been solicited for subscriptions, with a view to raise £50, for the purpose of purclhsing the freehohld of the land on which the Molton United Pro testant Church and School was erected, on a lease, ten years ago. As the amount sub scribed was only £3', the trustees (Messrs. Blackwood and Russell) called a public meet ing for six p.m., on Saturday last, for the purpose of mnaking, I presume, a last appeal to the pockets of the residents. At the time appointed, Mr. Blackwood and myself were in attendance, and after waiting with as much patience as we could command for about an hour, Mr. A. M'Pherson, the Secretary to the School Commnittee, joined us. We waited until half-past seven, at which time, as there did not seem to boe any likeli hood of an augmentation of our numbers, we each went to our homes, and the result is that the building in which, for the last ten years, any- Protest...
LAND SALE, BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
LAND SALE, IBACOHUS MARSH. CoNsIDslAnnaL interest has boon felt in the district in regard to the land sale of last Wodnes day 1 and, although the small munbor of lots which wore offorod afforded but slight opportunity for the gratification of "earth hunger," yet the prices which wore realisod showed that many coveted the possession of a few choice pieces of land. The attendance was largo, and the biddings were very spirited for most of the lots, as some of the pur chasers heold lands adjoining those to ho sold, and naturally felt disposed to give an oxceptional price for a few acres additional. It will ho soon that the Road Board obtained the reservation of all the liand they applied for, and much that was offired remains unsold, owing to its being of poor quality. Tho sale was conducted by Mr. I1. Lowo, and the amount paid in deposits was £500, showing the gross amount realised to bh £1120. The following is the detail of the sale : TOWN LOTS. WYNJrnAAT, In the township of Wyndham, ...
COMMITTEE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
COMMITTEE.. MEETING. AN adjourned Committeo Meeooting was held on Tuesday ovening. Proeseont-Mr. J. E. Crook, IIon. Corroespondont; Meossrs. P. Pearoo, T. rTubman, C. Maltonoy, and V, IIH. M'1Farlano, Mr. Pearce was voted to the chair. Mr. Crook stated that the business of the meeting was to consider the application of MIrs. Farmer to be allowed to teach instrumontal musio in the school. elo had written to the lady in accordance with the direction given by the Com mittee at its last meeting, and had since seen her, and recommended a canvass of the district, Mr. Mahoney thought all the Committoo could do would be to allow Mrs. Farmer to place her piano in the school and give instruction after school hours and on Saturdays, provided that the lessons do not interfere with the Connuitteeoo moeetings, nor with the arrangements of the head mastor, A resolution embodying the abovo was secoonded by Mr, W. II. M'Farlano, and carried unanimously. This being the whole of the business, the moot...
BACCHUS MARSH CENTRAL COMMON SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
B3ACCHUS MARSHl CENTRAL COMMON SCHOOL. A IUDnrO sMEETING was hold in the Sclioolhouso on Monday evening, to decide what number of members of Committee uhould form a quorum at their meetings, Mr. Paterson moved, and Mr. Kissock seconded the appointment of Mr. Watts as Chairman, Carried. The Chairman said that the question before them appeared to him to bo-with throo for a quorum, Donnybrook Fair meotings, and with five for a quorum-no meeootings at all, Ioe thought thelloy had better limit each speaker to a quarlor of an hour. Mr. Kissock objocted, but was not attended to. Mr. J. E. Crook thought that, as the Rav. J. Scott was the proposer in Committco of a reduc tion of the quorum, he should address the mootiag first, Reov. J. Scott objected to do so, as he was not the person who suggested calling this publio mooting. Mr. Janmos Young proooeded to road a motion, and Mr. Kissoek objected that no member of committeeoo should propose resolutions. This was ruled to be " quibbling," and ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
BIRTHS. ATHORN.-On the 16th inst., at Bacchus Marsh, the wife of Mr. W. H. Athorn, of a son. HANLON.-On the 13th inst., at Maddingley, the wife of Mr. John Hanlon, of a son. MARRIAGES. ALEXANDER-ROBINSON-On the 14th inst., at the residence of the bride's father, by the Rev. Jas. Scott, Mr. Peter Alexander, farmer, Parwan, fourth son of Mr. William Alexander, farmer, Coghill's Creek, to Sarah, second daughter of Mr. William Robinson, farmer, Pyreete. CLARK-WAUGH.-At the Presbyterian Church, Ballan, on the 10th inst., by the Rev. J. Black, Mr. John Clark, Ingliston, to Sarah, daughter of Mr. William Waugh, farmer, County Cavan, Ireland, WARHURST-DENHOLM. - At the Presbyterian Church, Ballan, on the 16th inst., by the Rev. J. Black, Mr. Solomon Warhurst, farmer, to Alice, oldest daughter of Mr. Robert Denholm. DEATH. M'GILCHRIST.-On the 15th inst., at New Gisborne, Mary, the beloved wife of James M'Gilchrist, mining agent, Wood's Point, aged 26 years.
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 18 May 1867
NEWS OF THE WEEK. Mr. Stuart Murray, contract surveyor under the Amonding Land Act, will be at Ballan on or about Monday next, the 20th inst., and at Bacchus Marsh on or about Wodnesday, the 22nd inst., for the purrpose of making surveys for applicants under the 42nd section of Ameonding Land Act. Mr. George Grant has boon elected to the seat in the Road Board vacated by Mr. Burke. The polling at Bacchus Marsh was-Grant, 64; Green. well, 44, At Myrniong Mr. Grant receivod 24 votes and his opponent none. The polling would have been closer had not many ratopayers thought it better to wait until a subdivision of the district takes place--which cannot long be delayed-before they made any effort to obtain a representative for Parwan in opposition to such an inevitable mem ber for Myrniong as Mr. George Grant. Looking at the result of the election, then, as having merely retarded the representation of Parwan, and expedited that of Myrniong, by a few weoeks, we have no cause for regret. Th...