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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

BEREAVEMENT NOTICE. MR. W. BOOTH and Family, Rows ley, wish to thank their many friends for letters, cards, floral tributes, anf expressions of sympathy, in their late bereavement. IN MEMORIAM. DIoKIE.-In loving memory of the Hon. George T. Dickie, M.L.C., who died at Bacchus Marsh, September 4th, 1910, dearly loved' son of Ellen B. and the late Cr. George Diokie. So dearly loved, so deeply mourned. THE Established 1905. SATURDAY, SEPT. 4, 1915.

Publication Title: Melton Express
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

THURSDAY, 9th Sept. Bacchus Marsh =Market.' L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co. will Sell, in the Corporation Yards, Bacchus Marsh, on the above date, starting at 11 a.m. 150 HEAD OF CATTLE. Comprising: Milkers and Springers. - Fat. Store and Young Cattle. Including 20 Steers, 11 to 2Ayrs. SHEEP. 30 Merino Ewes, full mouth; with 80 O Lambs at foot, by Lincoln rains. And odd lots of -fats and stores. Pigs and Sundries. Account Mr. Charles Oliver STownship Property, in Millbank Street, Bacchus Marsh. Account Mr. G. V. Davis, Balliang East, 30 bags Barley. Next ,Bacchus Marsh Sale THURSDAY, Oct. 14. THURSDAY, 9th Sept. SALE OF TOWNSHIP PROP ERTY, in Millbank Street, Bac chus Marsh. L.. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co.,. under instructions from Mr. Charles Oliver who has -removed to Melbourne, will Sell~ by Public Auction, at the Cor poration Yards, Bacchus Marsh. on the -above date (Sale Day) at 12 11p011-y -. His PROPERTY, situate in Mill bank Street, Bacchus Marsh, corn piising W.B. Dwelling Hou...

Publication Title: Melton Express
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

THE EMPIRE'S CALL! Clarence Earl, son of Mr. J. W. Earl, Bacchus Marsh, has enlisted, and goes into Camp on 10th inst. He left the service of the National Bank at Bright to, do so. Michael Bernard Coghlan, and David Jaitis 'Coghlan, of Coimedai, have to be added to "'gone to the Front" list.

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MELTON RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

MELTON RED CROSS SOCIETY. A. committee meeting was held in the Mechanics' hall on Tuesday; Mrs. H. W. Staughton presiding. There was a large number of ladies present, and . the. .usual business transacted. Thq Hon. Sec. (Miss Moyra Smith) acknowledges with thanks: Collected by Mrs. F. Minns; £11 3/6; per Mrs. F. Minns-Mr. Leake, £5, Mi. Knox, £1/1/; Employees Exford Weir, (2nd monthly instal ment) £8/18/. Collected by the fol lowing ladies-Mrs. Williams, £3 10/; Mrs. S. J.. Staughton, £2/9/; Miss, Staughton, £2/6/101; Mrs., Cunningham, £1/16/3; Mesdames Radford and Whittington, £1/16/; Mrs. Richmond, £1/10/11; Mis& D. Farrell, £1/4/; . Mrs. Excell, £1/2/6; Miss, Hudson, 15/; Exford staff, 4/11; postcards, sold by Miss Staugh 4/; total, £43/1/2. Donations of goods-Mrs. Rad ford, 12 pillowslips and 12 milk jug coveis;: Mr. Shebler, crutches, and books, Presbyterian Womens Mis sion, 2 cushions, ,18 pillowslips; Mr. Cowiper, 3 linen shirts; Mrs. Cuti ningham, 9 bags; Mrs. P. Mar...

Publication Title: Melton Express
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

RIFLE SHOOTING. The match, Bacchus Marsh v. Ballan,. will be fired on the latter's range on Saturday next, 11th. inst. (not 4th.) The ranges will be 200 and 500 yards; 14 men aside. Any meiubers wishing to shake the visit please notify the Secretary.

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TOOLERN VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

TOOLERN VALE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.). The most successful bazaar over held here was that hold last week, under the auspices of the Progress Association, assisted by a committee of ladies, in aid of the Red Cross Fund, which will benefit to the ex tent of £100, or over. The hall presented a very picturesque appear ance. Eight stalls had been ar ranged, and allotted to the various stallholders, who were each respons ible foir the decorations. The stalls were-Produce, in charge of Mes dames McCorkell, Walters and Fun ston; The Fancy, Mrs. Rennie and Miss Greene; Flowers, Misses Rob inson, Walter, and. Wilson; Sweets, Misses Higgins, Hunter, and Beaty; Red Cross, Mesdames Davey, Camp bell, Barrie, and Murnane, whose costumes (Red Cross Nurses) we're in keeping with the stall decoration. Fortune Teller stall, Madame Marie; Fishr Pond, Misses McPherson and Missen; Refreshmnent stall, Misses Hunter, McPherson, Charlton, and Beaty. The hall' was nicely decor ated with bunting, suitab...

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ROWSLEY RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

ROWSLEY RED CROSS. The Hon. Sec. (Mirs. Sharland) acknowledges, with thanks: Tea cosy. donated and raffled by Miss Mabel Templeton, £1; 3rd monthly instamnents--Mesdames W. Lyle, L. Dubout, V. Dubout, H. Manly, Davidson, R. Hine, P. Mor ris, sen., Reid, Mr. A. Davidson, Misses Booth, Sharland, Brydon, -4/ each; Mrs. Togood, 2/; Mrs. M. Kerr, last month instalment omitted, 5/; Mrs. Templeton, 2/; Mrs. Pace, 2/6; Mrs. M. Kerr,. 5,1. Goods donated-Mrs. V. Dubout, 3 pairs bed socks, 2 pairs slippers, parcel books, 2 boxes beeswax; Miss McKenzie, 2 pairs socks; Miss Bindon. pair slippers; Una Sharland pail slippers; Mrs. J. Manly's child ren, 4 face washers. Sent away this week-67 pillow slips, 7 dhirts, 3 towels, pair mittens, 7 washers, 4 pairs slippers, 12 pairs socks, 3 pairs bed ..ocks, parcel books, 2 -boxes beeswax.

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RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh, and District. A meeting of ladies will be held in the Shire Hall on. Wednekday next, 8th inst., at 2.45, to consider the advisability of providing lun-. cheon on Race day. By kind permission of the ladies connected with the Jumble Fair, the winners of crochet tray cloth, and hand-painted sweet dish, will be an nounced at the Fair. . First Aid classes will be discon tinued during Dr. W. ;B, Ryan's absence. The hon. Sec. (Miss Beatrice W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks: Red Cross dance, £32/4/; Golf Club, £X/11/6; Mr. F. G. Hiscock, 5/. Goods donated- Scarfs, cholera belts and socks, Mrs. and Misses Webbe; cushion' and books, Mrs. T. G. Pearce; . cushion and sock., Miss G. W. Anderson; socks, Mes dames W.. E. Ramsey, Alex. Kerr, R. H. Dugdale, F. Crook, jun., .E. G. ,.Morris, Misses N. Pearce, A. O'Hara,. E. Dugdale, Raby Urqu-.. hart, M. McFarlane, E. H. Dickic; washers, Nancy 'Kerr, Emily Taylor, Jim Urquhart;. pillowslijps, Mrs. R. H. Dugdale; no...

Publication Title: Melton Express
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BACCHUS MARSH DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

BACCHUS MARSH DEBATING SOCIETY. Next meeting, Tuesday Sept. 7th, in the Church of England hall. The syllabus item has been altered to a debate-"Should there be conscrip tion ?" The openers will be Cr. J. Wills,. in the affirmative; and Mr. W. J. C. Ashley, in the negative. Oii Friday evening a. hurried meeting. was held in. the Baptist Church to bid farewell to two young members of the Society, who . were budding out as promising .debaters, in Messrs. C. E. Hosken (transfer red from local Post-office to Hamil ton), and C. A. Robin (transferred from local National Bank to Buitin yong). Rev. T. W. Davis; Presi dent of the Society, spoke of the keen interest the two young men had taken in the Society, and on be half of the members he wished them both successful careers. Others to speak of them as efficient and cour teous officers and useful citizens, were Rev. W. Williams, Messrs. W. Williams, B.A., P. F. Emmett (Man ager, National Bank), H. H. Blight (Manager, Savings Bank, and Hon. S...

Publication Title: Melton Express
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Country/State of Publication: Vic, Australia
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

We are making our SPRING SHOW OF Millinery, Dresses, Costumes, Blouses, Dress G~ods, Neckwear, &c. `.And cordially INVITE YOUR INSPECTION of what we have to offer you. Our Selection is a; very fine one, and the Goods are RIGHT UP-TO-DATE for Fashion and Style DRESSMAKING BY , MISS HOBBS. LA JOHNS HALL '1 BOOMMCER BACCHO8 MAMLA H. IS ANTISEPT[C. A cut or wound is a simple thing to. treat and treated properly is quickly alrig-ht, but if neglected it will sometimes lead to blood poison ing. All wounds should be kept clean and free from dirt, and Cham berlain's Pain Balm applied as quickly as possible.. Chamberlain's Pain Balm is an antiseptic liniment, and if applied to a cut at once will remove all pain and cause the part .to heal without leaving a scar. Sold, by XW. Grant Morton, Bac chus Mirsh, and A. C(omben & Co. Werribee. FODDER_SGeDS SORGHUMS, ESSEX RAPE, TEFF GRASS, SOUDAN GRASS, JAP ANESE and other MILLETS, GIANT MANGELS, SUGAR BEET, SINCLAIR'S CHAMPION and oth...

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BULLENGAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

BULLENGAROOK. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) A sad bereavement befel Bullen garook by the death of young Geo. McCashney, from meningitis. He had only been one month in Camp, and the very day)ie died his friends had arranged to present him with a suitable souvenir of their - regard. The remains were brought from the Base hospital by train on Monday morning, and were met by his sorry ful relatives, and his not less sorry ful mates. The deceased was one of- the best respected and popular of our young men, and ,go where you may, the expressions of sorrow and regret are so unanimous that one feels as if he had lost a be loved brother. The Revs. Baillie and Miller officiated at the graveside, and made suitable and touching ad dresses, and in speaking of the young soldier's many good qualities, it was apparent that they had the whole-hearted sympathy of the mourners. His comrades in Gis borne placed a beautiful floral wreath on the grave, and there were others from town. Our boys are arrang...

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THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

THE EMPIRE'S CALL.. The following have responded from Bacchus Marsh and district: W. Allan. Wm. Brennan, Jas. Bushby, Isaac Brunt, Raymond Boyd, Patrick Barry. Frank Crook, Webb Crook, Chas. Crook (one family), Wm. Clark, J. R. Calderwood, W. G. Chippindall, Richard Croton, Jas. Cosgrove, W. Cook; Henry Hodson Campbell, Walter Crouch. Norman David Davidson, Alex. Durward. Charles Edwards, Reginald Evans, W. Edgerton, Roy Edwards. Alf. Farrow (wounded), Alf. Fair bank. Arthur Gladman, R. T. Grant. Arthur Hine (killed), Thomas Hawkins, "Jack" Hammond, W. T. Horder. James. Kennelly. Henry -Lay, Chas. Lyle, Hugh Lockwood, Peter Leitch. Alex. Murdoch (killed), William Morton, Geo. Moore, David Roy Moore, Jas. H. Moore, Chas. Arthur Moore (one family), Edward Marsh, Thos. Manly, Ken. Moore. Wm. McKenzie, Jas. McGregor, Jno. McPherson. Dr. F. L. Nance. Thos. O'Leary (killed), James O'Leary, Harry Oliver, Thomas Oliver. W. Platt (wnd.), Fk. Pigott, Thos. Phillips, Ted. Phillips, Hugh Price,...

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BALLIANG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

BALLIANG. (FROM ot OWN CORRESPONDENT.) The crops are looking Avell in this district. Deputation to Government next Wednesday, .8th inst., at 11 a.m., about our roads. I hope the Min ister will be sympathetic, and make a grant of at least £1000. This would help to make a road to get our produce to- market. Motor cars also require good roads, and there are several in this district.- The latest ;behind the wheel is Mr. Sank Bird. Our local soldiers are getting on splendidly with their drill, and no doubt they look a fine\,strapping lot of young fellows on parade-nothing to equal them in any of the camps in Melbourne. At a meeting of the Progress As sociation on Saturday evening, two new members were elected to the Balliang Recreation Reserve Com mittee, viz., Messrs. Reither and L. Bird. .The School \Commiittee are ar ranging to hold a children's concert shortly. The correspondent is keep ing matters on the move-a good thing, too. The ball, in 'aid of wounded sol diers, held, in Mr. Ed...

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BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 4 September 1915

BACCHUS MARSH. Jumble Fair next Wednesday, 8th inst., in the Mechanics' Institute, Bacchus Marsh. As the proceeds are for the local Red Cross fund, the effort is a most worthy one, and deserving of all the support possible. The Fair will be open both afteroon and evening. Various attractions. See advertisement. The Jumble Fair will be opened at 3 o'clock on Wednesday after- noon by Cr. Molesworth R. Greene, J.P., whose daughter is President of the local A.W.N.L., under whose auspices the Fair is being held. All those who have promised goods, &c., are requested to leave same at the residences of either Mesdames Em- mett or Hiscock, not later than Tues- day evening next, 7th inst. Baptist Church services:-Bacchus   Marsh, 11 and 7, Pastor S. Whit- church. Week night service, Wed- nesday, at 8. All welcome.   Presbyterian, Church services:- Bacchus Marsh, 11 and 7 (in School Hall). Melton, 3. All welcome. Rev. B. Williams. Methodist Church services, 5t...

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BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, Sept. 6. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915

BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, Sept. 6. ORDINARYI meeting. Present-Crs. Winter (voted to the Chair), Flack, Stewart, Myers, Cann, Clark, Ford: Ferguson, Cameron, Evans. The Chairman welcomed Cr. Flack the new member for 'the Central Riding (vice Cr. Gascard, who had resigned).-Cr. Flack expressed his thanks. Crs. Evans and Cameron moved that the President's allowance be same as last year, £40.-Carried. Crs. Evans and Cann moved Cr. Stewart be elected President.-Car ried unanimously.-Cr. Stewart ex pressed his thanks, and hoped to be able to carry out the duties faith fully, with their assistance. He moved a vote of 'thanks to the re tiring President (Cr. Winter) who had carried out his duties judici ously and impartially.-Cr. Winter expressed his thanks for their good opinions. He also wished to thank them for their assistance in carry ing out his duties, also the officers. The Country Roads Board sug gested that any work, other than maintenance, be held over till after harvest, so t...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915

<GREAT CLEARING SALE 28th, 29th, 30th September, and Ist October. THE CELEBRATED TARWIN MEADOWS, South Gippsland 1000 DAIRY COWS. 36 Stud Bulls 400 Pigs. 40 Horses. Extensive Plant, Dairying and Farming Machinery, and a Host of Sundries. J. M. PECK & SONS, Pty. Ltd., under instructions from Mr. Geo. 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 Extensive Sale of Dairying Stock ever held in Australia, at Tarwin Meadows (16 miles from Tarwin Railway Station), starting on Tuesday, 28th September, and continuing over 29th and 30th September, and 1st 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 'ing for 3 years), as follows: 800 DAIRY COWS, Springing or in Full Profit, mostly Ayrshire or Jersey Cross, and nearly all young. The Herd has been systematically tested for years, and all Cows ...

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BACCHUS MARSH COURT. Thursday, Sept. 9. (Before Messrs. Read Murphy, P.M., W. Lyle, W. Vanstan, and J. Watson, J.P.'s.). [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915

BACCHUS MARSH COURT. Thursday, Sept. 9. (Before Messrs. Read Murphy, P.M., W. Lyle, W. Vanstan, and J. Watson, J.P.,'s). Supt. Nolan, proceeded against Ernest Akers and Edward Akers for being on the Royal hotel premises on Sunday, 1st August. Mr. L. Dugdale appeared for de fendants. The evidence (which ,was practi cally the same as that given in the previous hearing, when the cases. were adjourned for the presence of the P.M.). was that Constable Bar rett (who had been watching from the Shire hall yard) saw the two de fendants, J. Barry, and F. R. Man ning (the licensee of the hotel) come down the M[ain street, and stand talking on the opposite side of the street to the hotel. Mr. Man ning then went across, and entered the hotel by the Young street door. He came out again, and made a sign with his head to the: other men, who went across and entered the hotel. The two defendants did not come out that way, but went .:out a back; gate, along a right-of-way, through picket fences into t...

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SOLDIERS' LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915

SOLDIERS' LETTERS. Letter from Trooper Colin Todd crowded out of this issue. Other letters from Trooper Chas. Edwards, Corporal J. McPherson, and Driver George Hogg, have been received, and will be published in due course.

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THE FERTILE FLATS OF BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915

THE FERTILE FLATS OF BAC CHUS MARSH. (By F.W.L., in "Australasian.' ) The flats formed by the alluvial deposits brought down by the Ler derderg Creek into the basin of what was evidently a prehistoric lake are of surpassing richness. The soil runs down even in character to from 12ft. to 18ft. 'before the clay subsoil is encountered: The "Marsh" land is capable of producing almost every kind of agricultural crop, be sides being well adapted for fruit growing, to which purpose an anu ally extending area is being devoted. It sells at from £80' to £100 an acre, and will return good interest at those high prices. Enjoying a lib eral rainfall and a close proximity to the metropolitan markets, no part' of the State is better equipped to support a large and thriving pop ulation. A colony of fruitgrowers from Hurstbridge have established themselves' on small blocks close to the town, and they are carrying on market-gardening, nurseries, or lu cerne-growing to pay their way till their trees c...

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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915

THE Peacock Ministry has had the usual reprieve, upon the usual con dition that there is to be a shuffle of salaries and offices. , The fact is that responsible government is as ,impossible in Victoria as in India. The caste system is fatal in both cases. In Federal politics no pro gress will be made until Canberra is the seat of government. Mr. A. Fisher appears to be marking time until he can appoint himself High Commissione'. Sir John Forrest is the best qualified and the best entitled, biit it is a case of let him take who hath the power. Clearing sale at Toolern Vale on Thursday, 30th inst., on behalf Mr. Hugh Campbell, who is giving up active farming operations. The whole of the horses, cattle, sheep, farming plant, &c., will be offered, without reserve. Messrs. Mathieson & Davis and Messrs. McPhail Bros. & Co., auctioneers in conjunction, advertise particulars. Attention is again directed to the extensive clearing sale at Tarwin Meadows, South Gippslan...

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