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BACCHUS MARSH MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
BACCOHUS MARSH MARKET. Messrs. McPhail Bros. & Co. re port having held their usual montlhly sale at Bacchus Marsh on Monday last, 23rd inst., when 130 head of cattle came to hand, all classes being keenly competed for, at extreme rates. Milkers sold at from £10 to £14 10/. Springers, best cows making from £12 to £17; others from £9; springing heifers to £10. Mr. H. O'Hagan's draft of 18 cows (springers and milkers) rea lized the high average of £12/10/. Pat cows to £19/7/6; fat heifers to £13/10/; beefy cows to £10/10/. Good store cows to £7. Heifers, in lines, £6, £5/12/6,. £5/2/6, .£5, £4/12/6, £4/2/6, £3/10/, £3/7/6, and £3. Lines of small poddies at -55/. Steers, in lines, £7/12/6, £4/10/, and poddies to. £3/5/. Sheep-Lambs, 40/ to 50/. Pigs--Fair yarding, a good de mand existed, and higher values ruled. Sows, in pig, £5/5/ to £6 15/; stores, 56/ and 59/; suckers to 26/.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
IGREAT CLEARING SALE 28th, '29th, 30th September, and Ist October. THE CELEBRATED TAR IN IEADOWS, South Gippsland S1000 DAIRY COWS. 36 Stu'd Bulls 400 Pigs. 40 Horses. : - Extensive Plant:, Dairying and .Farming Machinery, and a Host of Sundries. 3:,:-i,.J M. PECK & SONS, Pty. Ltd., under instructions from Mr. Gee. :: . :.MURRAY BLACK (who has Enlisted, and is going. to the Front with a number of his men) will hold a Great Clearing Sale, probably the most I Extensive. Sale of Dair3ying Stock ever held in Australia, at Tarwin '. nMeadows '(16 miles from Tarwin Railway Station), starting on Tuesday, :;i: :28th Septemnber, and continuing over 29th and 30th September, and, ist October, when they will Sell by Public Auction the whole of the Stock on Mr. Black's 7 Dairies and various other Properties (which he is leas -P - 'ing for 3 years), as follows: 800 DAIRY COWS, Springing or in Full Profit, mostly Ayrshire or J.--eo; :Jorsey Cross, and nearly all young. Thd Herd has been sy...
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 28 August 1915
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. The hon. Sec. (Miss Beatrice W. :4 Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks : Bullengarook idance, held in Hol o10way's barn, £3/18/6. Box of sweets, donated and raffled by Geo. Ford, £1/0/1. Darley Brick.. Co. oieployees '(2nd instalment). 16/. Miss Bessie Rogers, 5/. Goods donated--Socks, Mesdames T. H. Pearce, H. M. Hodgs'on, Misses H. White, N. Pearce, M. I. Pearce, G. W. Anderson, E. H. Dickice, E. Ramsey, Bone Dugdale, F. Hodgson. Slippers, Miss McIntosh. Cushion, Miss A. Simon. Books, Mrs. Jno. Scott. Cigarettes, Mr. R. CrooK. Tobacco, Miss Charlton. Old linen, Mrs. N. Woodward, Miss A. Simon. " Washers, Mrs. R. Lindsay, Milly McDonald, Mary Slack, Jessie Steph ens. Scarfs, Archie and' Tom 'Mac Donald. Notepaper and envelopes, Mrs. J. A. Johns, Miss Anderson. Sent away this week-46 shirts, 44 pairs socks, 49 washers, 1 pillow, 1 cushion, 7 scarfs, mosquito net, notepaper and envelopes, old linen and books. A meeting of committee of local...
STOP FEEDING LICE! [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
STOP FEEDING LICE! In going. through tlie country many cattle are seen that are off in flesh and in poor condition. When you get in close touch with the owners they say, "I don't knoiv what is the matter with my cattle. I feed them good, have a warm stable, and give them good care, but they don't come my way, and I don't know what to do." Now, just put on your glasses and examine the cattle, and see if you don't find lice. If you do, just got busy and apply the following with a currycomb. In a week or 10 days apply again. Just try this: One gallon raw linseed oil, one-half gal lon kerosene, two pounds of flowers of sulphur, and five pounds of lard compound. Stir up the' sulphur in' the, kerosene with the lard and mix, stirring often. With two applica tions, 16 to 1, your cattle will com mence to gain and. will not consume as much .feed. as before using. The amounts given, in the mixture are sufficient for 12. cows.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
(NIVERSAL CAR Does not stop unless jou want i to If you circled the world on the tail of a comet, you couldn't pass 'em-there'd always be another FORD ahead. More than 325,000 Fords are everywhere giv ing unequalled service and completest satisfaction. .. Anywhere, you can "Watch the Fords go by." BUY NOW 5-seater - - - £195 (Fully equipped) 2-seater *- - - £180 (Fully equipped) CAREY MOTOR Co. ARMSTaONG ST, BALLA RAT. FEAR OF NASTY MEDICINE. The fear of having to take- a nasty medicine causes many a child to hide irregularity of the bowels. Chamberlain's Tablets are so pleas ant and easy to take and so free from harsh effect that they can be given with safety to children. Every mother should keep -Chamberlain's Tablets in her. medicine chest. Sold by W. Grant Morton, Bac chus Marsh, and A. Comben & Co WerribeA. SHIRE OF BALLAN. COUNTRY ROADS BOARD. TENDERS. addressed to the Shire Secretary, are invited for the under mentioned works, to be carried out under the provisions of...
WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, August 30. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, August 30. ORDINARY meeting. Present-Crs. Canny, Beamish, McMurray, Shaw, Johnson, McDougall, Beasley, Sex ton, Browne, Cowie, Bayley, Maher. Cr. Canny was voted to the chair. Cr. Bayley moved that the Presi dent's allowance be £50.-Cr. John son seconded.-Cr. Beasley moved £35.- Cr. McMurray seconded. Amendment carried. Cr. Johnson moved that Cr. Mac Murray be elected President.- Cr. Bayley seconded.- Carried unani muously.-Cr: McMurray expressed his thanks for the honor conferrel upon him. He hoped to carry out his duties faithfully, and asked for their assistance in doing that 1IHe moved a vote of thanks to the re tiring President (Cr. Browne) who had carried out his, duties with great ability.-Cr. Canny seconded, and said the ratepayers had been well represented during Cr. Browne s term p' office as President.- Cr. Maher added his compliments, as Cr. Browne had a very strenuous year, witlh the electric light and other iuatters.-Cr. Johnson concur r...
COMING SALES : McPhail Bros. & Co. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 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: Thursday, September 9.- Bacchus Marsh market. Saturday, Sept. 11.-Clearing Bale at E. Reddrop's, Bacchus Marsh. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. Adamson, Strettle & Co. Monday, Sept. 13.-Horse Sale at Bacehus Marsh. J. M. Peck & Sons. 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. Jennings & McInnes. Thursday, Sept. 9.-Horse parade and sale, Sunbury. Messrs. Geo. A. Bunce & Co., re liort-l aving sold, in conjunction with Mr. Frank Hill, Bondigo, through the Bendigo yards, on Tuesday, 5 -prime heavyweight bullocks, account Groube Bros., Myall, from £36 to £42/5/ , averaging £39/3/, which constitutes a record for Kerang dis trict; also' the highest average ever obtaiined in ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
THE Legislative Assembly is again in its chronic state of Ministerial crisis. This is due to the House containing too few members to overcome the personal equation, with a sense of corporate responsi bility. The Treasury officials arrange the finances, while poli ticians and newspapers amuse and confuse the public with chatter. McPhail's Melton market to-day, Saturday, 4th, inst. Also horse pa rade. Attention is draiwn to the addi tions' to Messrs. McPhail Bros. Mel ton sale advertisement. Some furni ture will be offered. Clearing sale of horses, cattle, &c., at Miss Everett's, R~ockbank, on Wednesday, 8th Sept. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. advertise some particulars. Horse sale at Bacchus Marsh on Monday week, 13th inst. The 'crops are doing splendidly since the recent rain, and the grass is also coming on well. We .had a thunderstorm on Wed nesday afternoon, but not much rain fell: We have had 22 points for the week.. t On Saturday. next, at 1.30 sharp, the. Molto...
BACCHUS MARSH GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
BACCfUS MARSH GUN CLUB. The fortnightly shoot of the Club was held oii Satirday- last, when 15 shooters were present.'. The point trophy,. presented. by_ Mr. E Moss, was won by "Olivd," with 28 points out of possible 30 L Scott being runner-up.. Sweep were wc lon or/ divided: b' Olive,' E. Akers, +E. Manning, C. Todd, H. Willianis, F. Manning, L. Scott, P. Vallence, G. McFarland. Next shoot, Saturday 11th inst.
WERRIBEE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
WERRIBEE. At the last meeting of the Shire Council, Cr. J. McMurray (North Riding) was elected Shire President for the ensuing twelve months. As the new President is an experienced Councillor, the ratepayers can rest assured that the duties of the office will be faithfully carried out. There was a' shuffling of seats at the Council table at its last meeting, owing to a change in members ,and President. It would be a good idea if the three Councillors representing each Riding sat together, so that they could easily consult each other about works in their respective Rid ings. In tlŽ present "jumble" they cainnot do tfiis without talking across the table, or walking round it. The contest for the South Riding seat in the Werribee. Council be tween Cr. Beamish and 'ax-Cr.' Hol land, resulted in the sitting member being returned by 14 votes. De tails -of voting at the three booths in the Riding:-Little River, Beam ish, 44; Holland, 44; Werribee, Beamish, 44; Holland, 61; Metropol itan Far...
SOLDIERS' LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
SOLDIERS' LETTERS. The Ballan ("Times" says that Lance-Corporal Norman Flack, writ-. ing to his sister from Ghczirch hos pital, Cairo, lgypt, states that he received shrapnel wounds while in action at Gallipoli on July 15th. He was wounded in four places on the left armh, biut was progressing favor ably, and expected to rejoin his bat talion in about four weeks from the date of 'writing (August 1st). He says that the treatment of the `vpun ded in the hospital by both doctors and nurses is splendid, and they are particularly well ,cared for. He men tions that, when he was hit, Private Colin Todd, of Bacchus Marsh, was standing just behind him, but luck ily escaped any injury. He often sees - Privates Percy and Ted Lay, and when he was in the trenches oc cupied the sanme "dugout" as Priv ate W. Morton, of Bacchus Marsh.
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
COURSING. On Saturday last the Footseray Coursing Club ran- off their Fare well Stakes, 16 dogs at £2 each, on Melton Park, the property of MAessrs. Farrell & Sons. The weather was not too good, and the attendance not so good as on previous occasions. Hares were numerous,' and, some good sport eventuated. Mr. Mat. Carberry, the Judge, met with a serious accident when the coursing was half through. While riding behind Miss Daisy Farrell's horse, it lashed out, with the result that one of its feet caught Mr. Car berry on the knee, and injuring. the cap so much that he .was taken to St. Vincent's hospital for treatment, in a motor car. Mr. R. Riddell acted as judge for the rest of the day. The final results were that R. Powell's Royal Time, and Miss Rae's Wee Magic divided the stake; Gall anger and Lady Kyogle taking £2 each. Results: Farewell Stakes, winner £20 and trophy (gift of Mr. W. McCann); runner-up, £6; two dogs; £2 each. First round-R. Powell's n.s. Royal Time, beat G...
MOUNT STIBNITE MINING COMPANY, COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
MOUNT STIBNITE MINING COMPANY, COIMADAI. This company recently made ap plication to the Government for as sistance, on a conditional or uncon ditional basis, to the extent of £1000, and so impressed was the Minister for the necessity of antimony for war munitions, that on the advice of the Hon. A. R. Robertson, M.L.A., who supported the Company's ap plication, a responsible officer,,. in the person of Mr. Easton, of the Geological Survey branch, was al most immediately despatched to make an inspection of the mine's workings, geological features, and ore occurences. Mr. Easton spent Monday and ' Tuesday at the mine, and his report is expected to be available at the beginning of, next week. If the Government decide to support the Company in its applica tion for assistance, all doubt will be immediately dispelled as to the future of- the Company's pros pects Mr. -Thurston Evans, who has such unlimited confidence in Itho future of the mine, i and on whose initiative the Government was p...
MELTON SHIRE COUNCIL. Friday, August 27. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
MELTON SHIRE COUNCIL. Friday, August 27. ORDINARY meeting. Present-Ors. Leake (President), Robinson, Mac Pherson, Bubeck, Minns, Greene, Hornbuckle, Browne, and Howell. The Closer Settlement Board wrote that it would contribute an amount not exceeding £25 towards the construction of 10 chains of road through Walsh's block, Exford estate.-Received. The Country Roads. Board author ised acceptance of Nicholson Bros. tenider for reforming 7375 feet, Bal-. larat road, foi £2255/10/.-Received. The Board also suggested that work, other than maintenance,, be held over till after harvest.- Re solved, on motion of Ors. Browne and Minns, that Board be informed that it was the practice of the Coun cil to suspend such works during harvest. National Defence Association asked for rabbit skins, to make waistcoats for troops at the front. -Request to be advertised inviting a supply. The Braybrook Shire agreed to plans and specifications for bridge at Toolern creek, being prepared.-Re ceived. Inspect...
MYRNIONG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
MYRNIONG. (FoM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) The concert here on Wednesday; in aid of the recently-established Red Cross branch, was an' unquali fied success. Practically. everyone in the district showed a keen desire to further the success of the undertak ing, while prominent performers frdm '-Ballarat and Bacchus Marsh were equally desirous of helping so worthy and noble a cause. The Committee was fortunate in the first instance in- securing the. assistance of Mr. A. B. O'Hara (who has charge of the local school since Mr. Hoilylhoke went into camp) wno threw himself into the movement with his whole heart and soul. In addition to preparing the school pu pils for a number of items, he was instrumental in securing the help of the Bacchus Marsh artists-whose endeavours were heartily appreci ated. - The services of Mr. R. G. Carey were also commandeered for the purpose of bringing along the Ballarat performers, and in this way the committee of ladies had the sat isfaction of seeing a band of...
The Peer and the Woman. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER III—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
1' 40reer BY E. PHILLIP" IM, Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER ill.-Continued. For the space of fully thirty seconds Lord -Clanavon stood perfectly still on the edge of the pathway as though turned into a figure of stone. Then a ghastly paleness crept into his cheeks, banishing all his ruddy, manly color, and he swayed backward as though about to fall. The roar of the passing vehicles and the babel of talk and street shouts around seemed to come to him from afar off; and the ground appeared to slide from under his feet Then came a darkness before his eyes. a sudden tightening of the brain, and at. last unconsciousness. It was the first swoon of a man of iron nerves and constitution, and it was not to be forgotten. " " $ " * When Lord Clanavon opened his eyes and looked around him, his first impressions were rather mixed. To begin with, be was lying upon a strange sofa in a strange room; and. more wonderful still, its o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915
THE FORD SPECIALISTS Wish to inform the Residents of Bacchus Marsh and District that they are making every provision for the upkeep of this POPULAR CAR. _. .A.... .. df ... ..ath din...... lh. ..n fdh.dh ....m ..a . .. ..... g..hm.. .. Rtd ....... ,l ifi n ..i.. i.......,i.. tl....I..ntib..... he. ..... V.Jh '.....t. FORD GAIRS: .LATEST MODEL, Single Cater, £180 Complete.R Ditto Double Seater, £195 Complete. . " r U w-tU' w ulrr"" ..uP .w V " Urp" ",IU"G^^.&lt;tul"'nI"" HiP"""RF"Ur " " N .IrUINIP-^"UI' "a£1 Co p l-ete Please Remember All Cars ordered through US will have our Special Attention. This means a BIG SAVING to you - for upkeep. SUPPORT LOCAL TRADE IT WILL PAY YOU WELL. 1ON J3Bros., Ford Agjencg MOTOR GARAGE, BACCHUS MARSH. 'Phone 29. 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 J time. Ern. MOSS,' Th People's Tailor, Grant Street, TAYLOR'S CASH STORE ...