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BACCHUS MARSH DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
BAC.CHUS MARSH- DEBATING SOCIETY. At the last meeting there was a debate on "Should there be Con scription ?" Cr. John Wills had no hesitation in saying that there should be, both to deal with .the present crisis and any future crisis. If France had pursued the same policy as Great Britain the British Empire would have been under the heel of the Prussian to-day. They owed a good deal to Belgium, but they owed their Empire to conscription in France. Freedom had run riot in the British Isles, and they had got the idea of only defending them selves by the volunteer army. He had nothing to shy against the vol unteers, who had come, forward to the number of four millions in the British Isles, and over 100,000 in Australia. But it was nothing to our credit that we had to stump the country to get them. It was not to their credit either that the call came from the trenches for "more men." They read on the recruiting poster "will they never come." We should be in a .position to say "Go." Tho...
BACCHUS MARSH MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
BACCHUS MARSH MARKET. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. re port having held their usual nmionthly sale at the Corporation yards Bac chus Marsh, on Thursday last, when a large yarding of 230 cattle, 283 sheep, and .7 pigs, were forward. The class of cattle was hardly up to last month's standard, and the demand was not so keen, but for best dairy cattle and fats prices ranged at about last month's. prices. Best'cows, in milk and springing, made £11/10/ to £13/10/; medium ditto, £8 to £1.0/15/; others to £7 10/. Backward cows, £7/10/ to' £9; store cows, £4/10/ to £7. Fat cows, £15 to £20/5/; fat heif ers, £9 to £14/15/; beefy cows, £12. Heifers, in lines, £5/5/ to £5/14/; steers, £4/6/ to £7/3/. Bulls, £7!10/ to £1.2/5/. Sheep-x.b. ewes, lambs at foot, 53/; c.b. ewes, 17/9 to 26/; fat wethers, 40/; fat ewes, 35/; lambs, 16/6 to 30/. Pigs-Porkers, £4/5/; stores, 32/ to 57/6; young pigs, 13/ to 23/. Also rep9rt having held a clear ing. sale at Melton on Wednesday, 8th inst., on accou...
JUMBLE FAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
JUMBLE FAIR. The ladies associated with the Bacchus Marsh branch of the Aus tralian Women's National League undertook to raise funds to help the local Red Cross work, and to do this what was termed a "Jumble Fair" was held in the Mechanics' Institute on Wednesday last. No thing elaborate was attempted, so it was not to be expected that a "big bazaar," such as have been held, would 'be the result: There was a Jumble stall, in charge of Mesdames P. F. Emmett, C. E. Powell, F. H. Crook, W. P. Robertson, and Miss- V. Eiseman. Flower stall, Mrs. J. F. McLachlan, Misses Majorie Robertson and Bence. Refreshment stall, Mesdames Wmn. Williams, F. G. Hiscock, C. L. T. Alkemade, A. Shaw, and Miss M. Eiseman. Sweet stall, Misses Em mett, Davis, and Mollie Robertson. Fish Pond and Bran Pie, Misses Aplin and Vera Davis. Fortune Teller, "Madame Futurio." Hoop-la, Mr. Herbert Jones. Shooting gal lery and motor car rides, Mr. H. L. Simon. Cr. Molesworth R. Greene, J.P., declared the Fair open, and i...
BACCHUS MARSH SHOW. TO BE HELD OCTOBER 27th. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
BACCHUS MARSH SHOW. TO BE HELD OCTOBER 27th. At a special meeting of the Com mittee on Thursday last it was de cided to adhere to the motion al ready passed to hold the annual, show as usual in October. The only difference being that a motion was passed that the profits (if any) be voted to the Red Cross fund. It is a nmatter now for the exhib itors. themselves (more especially those who would not hear of aban donment) to put forth every effort to make the show a success. A, member of the Committee.has given a guinea gold medal for the member who disposes of the most members' tickets; apart from any app?dited collectors. • . . :;
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
THE . EMPIRE'S CALL. Mr. J. M. Campigli, stationmaster at Bacchus Marsh, has supplied to the, fighting forces three sons, with a fourth (not yet of age) anxious* to get there. In addition to this creditable record, one of the sons (Private D. H. Campigli, only 13 years of age) has gained the Dis tinguished Conduct Medal for gal lantry. shown in twice carrying in wounded 'men under heavy fire in that memorable landing which the Australians made at the Dar danelles. Unfortunately, the young hero has since been wounded, and has returned home. W. T. Horder, who went into Camp on Mondajr last, was a valued member of the local Presbyterian Church choir, and on Sunday even ing after Church service, the Rev. B. Williams, on behalf of the Choir, presented him with a wristlet.watch, as a token of appreciation of the action he had taken. Private Horder made a suitable 'response for the gift. The Bacchus Marsh Patriotic Com mittee presented two more medals to volunteers on Monday evening last, ...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
BACCHUS MARSH. Horse Sale at Bacchus Marsh on Monday next, 13th inst. Messrs. Fairbairn & Co. advertise particu lars. Clearing sale of furniture, &c., on behalf of Mrs. Findlay, railway station, Bacchus Marsh, on Satur day next, 18th inst. Baptist Church scrviocs':--Bacchus Marsh, 11 and 7,. Pastor S. Whit church:. Week night service, Wed nesday, at 8. All welcome. Presbyterian Church services: Bacchus JMarsh, 11 and 7 (in School Hall). ' Melton, 3. All welcome. Rev. B. Williams. Methodist Church services, 12th inst.:-Balliang East, 11; Staughton Vale, 3; Bacchus Marsh, 7; Mr. W. J. C. Ashley. Melton, 3; Rockbank, 7; Student. Lucknow farm is advertised to lease by tender (or for sale.). Ten ders close on Tuesday, 14th inst. Spring millinery is now in de mand. Make your purchases from the local shows. The Bacchus Marsh Shire Council will meet on Monday next, 13th inst. The business will include the election of a new President for the ensuing year. By the rotation sys ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
Weare making our SPRING SHOW .. .. OF S| Millinery, Dresses, Costumes, Blouses, Dress Goods, Neckwear, &c. And cordially INVITE YOUR INSPECTION of what we have to offer you. :Our Selection is a very finB one, and the Goods :iare RIGHT UP-TO-DATE for Fashion and Style DRESSMAKING BY MISS HOBBS. - ^A HA JOOHNS8 Let our infant army safely grow Five fleeting years, and then One hundred thousand soldier boys Will be stalwart soldier-men. Those five brief years, if peace pre vail, Should Austral's sway assure; Meanwhile,. when coughs and cold assail, We've` .Woods' Groat Peppermint Cure. GOOD FORK ALL. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is good for any member of the family. It cures coughs of all kinds. It is composed of thingi which soothe and heal without harming the most d'elicate tissues of the throat. It acts as easily and safely on the young as on the old. Mothers need not hesitate to give it to even the youngest child, for it is perteetly safe. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is an idea...
The Peer and the Woman Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward. Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER IV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
1ePe! ndlhe BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward. Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER IV.-Continued. He ceased with an evident gesture, of relief. He was an unimaginative. phlegmatic man. of the usual: type of English men-servants, and without any particular affection for his':master; but his share in this tragedy had-been like a nightmare to him. and the re capitulation of it had agitated him strongly. They gave him a little time to recover himself before they asked. him any questions. :Then the coroner ceased taking notes and addressed him. "Did you notice anything disar ranged in the study--any signs of a. struggle?" "Yes, sir. There was something of the sort. The curtain hanging over his lordship's private door, which led out into Berkeley-street, was half-torn down and a small table with some books on, between his lordship's desk and the door upset." "Nothing else?" "Nothing else that T can remember, sir. The policeman and the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
BCNOW BROS. 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. - LATEST MODEL, Single Seater, £180 Complete. Ditto Double Seater; £.195 Complete. r+ I 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. BSIR O1 Bros., Ford Agencj MOTOR GARAGE, BACCHUS MARSH. .'Phone 29. Latest WAR News! Stick to Your G a s, "MOSSY." Continue to Fire Oat The Best TMaterial, Latest Sbyle, aul Good Workmanship .Which has takpn you to The Frant every time. ..U V *I tlp 'll l, «.." .." n ...e'a , l" p ?ll'"ll ý«.. I ^I I ' .«I? "l " l'e1" l nI" ll] U tl ""t,, W,.. Ern. MOSS, The People: -Tilor, Erancchus trs, TAYL:0R'S CASH ST0RE -.- Our CASH- SYSTEM .of 'trading enables us to bffcr SUPREME VALUE in all the various- lines we carry. All. our Goods are BOUGHT FORl CASH, with the full discounts, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
THIS DAY. SATURDAY, Sept. 11 CLEARING SALE at BACCHUS MARSH. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., under instructions from Mr. Ernest Red drop, who is Ieaving for Melbourne, will Sell by Public Auction, at his residence, Lerderderg street, Bacchus Marsh, on the above date, at 2 p.m. -His recently-erected W.B. DWEL-. LING HOUSE, containing 5 rooms, with every convenience, on LAND having a frontage of 61 feet to Ler derderg St., and a depth of 150 feet. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, and Sundries, as under: Saddle-bag Dining Suite, 7 pieces; Walnut Sideboard, 5ft.; Double'Bed stead, Cot, M.T. Washstand and Ware, Tables, Dresser, Fender, Couch, Preserving Pan, Cupboard, Kitchen Tables and Chairs, "Child's Chair, Lamps, Perfection Stove, Flour Bin, Meat Safe, Wire Doors, Timber, Hosing, Garden Tools, and numerous Sundries. Phaeton, Gig, Buggy Harness, Wheelbarrow. Also, Hornsby OIL ENGINE, 6 h.p..; Cliff & Bunting Saw Bench; 50 feet Driving Belt, 6 inch; all in good working order. Engineer's Too...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
- GOLF. Members of the Bacchus Marsh :club are unable to play on the Mill :ban'k links for the present, owing to ::the growth of grass. A return match is yet due with Woodend club, but the date of the visit has not been fixed. Mr. C. A. Robin, who had acted as hon. Secretary to the club, was presented with a suit case by the members of the club prior to his departure for Buninyong.
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
RED CROSS FUND. " Bacchus Marsh and District. The hon. Soc. (Miss Beatrice W. '::Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks: Myrniong Red Cross concert, £15. Tray cloth, donated by Miss Kyle, rafiled by Mrs. Murray, £15; won by Mrs. T. W. Davis, No. 172. Handpainted sweet dish, donated and raffled by Miss G. W. Ander son, £6/6/; won by Miss Leila Lloyd, No. 97. Darley Brick Kiln employees (3rd instalment) £1; Murri House (mon thily) 10/; Mrs. Scott, 5/6; Mr. Mor ton Grieve, 2/6. Thll Myrniong Branch of Red i Cross have decided to affiliate with Bacchus Marsh, and .have handed Sover £15 from their concert fund. Goods donated- Helmets, mittens, socks, bed socks, old linen, and squares for Servians, Misses Fowler (Myrniong). Rabbit skins, Mr. O'Keefe. Cigarettes, Mrs. George Dickson. Cushions, Mrs. T. G. Pearce, Miss G. W. Anderson. Slip pers, Miss McIntosh. Old Linen, Mrs. S. Clark. Books, Mrs. J. Camp bell. Socks, Mesdames T. McGilli Svray, T. H. Pearce, R. H. Dugdale, Misses Belle Simon, N...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
RIFLE SHOOTING. - Members of the Bacchus Marsh Rifle Club will visit Ballan to-day, to fire a match against the club there. The work of re-establishing the rifle range on the Bacchus Marsh racecourse is now in progress. A special meeting of members of the Bacchus Marsh Rifle Club is called for Wednesday evening next, ,:-15tih inst., to consider the resigna tion of the Captain of the Club.
TOOLERN VALE RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
TOOLERN VALE RED CROSS. The Hon. Sec. (Miss Greene) re ports: Sent away about 53 parcels of linen; also pipes,` packs of cards, socks, bootlaces, handkerchiefs, and books. Result of Red Cross Bazaar, £145. The Jumble Stall was unfortu nately forgotten in the report last week. As most of the sales in this stall were conducted by several of the local school children, it is only right. to give the little Jumble people a mention. Their efforts added a good sum to the fund.
COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
COIMADAI. (FRoM OU'R OWN CORRESPONDENT.) , Crops throughout the - ditrict look splendid, and grass is coming on well. A good rainfall is' badly. needed to replenish domestic suipply and dams. The local school, which has' been closed for the past two months, was re-opened on Monday last. The building is still in the hands of the contractor, but provision has been made to carry on the school during the completion. The whole of the work at the residence and school will shortly be completed. It is pro posed to hold a concert fo celebrate the opening, and to raise funds for the decoration of the building. A meeting of the Committee formed to arrange for local soldiers ' send off, was held in the school on Wednesday- evening, there being present-Messrs. John Bennett, W. D)elahey, M. Condon, J. Cooper, W. Wells, J. Wightman, W. Cain, W. Allan, R. J. Alkemade (Hon. Sec.) and A. B. O'Hara (in the chair). Collections, amounting to £10/7/6 were handed in, and it was decided to present each of ...
PARWAN. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 11 September 1915
PARW AN. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sutherland were tendered a farewiell social by the residents prior to their depart ure for Footscray, having sold their farm here to Mr. Norton; of Rock bank. Messrs. Bourke, Whelan, Watson, Williamson, and others, all spoke of Mr. Sutherland as being a good resident who they were all sorry to lose, Mr. Sutherland ex pressed his thanks for their good will. Refreshments and dancing filled in a pleasant evening. Private Cardell was presented with a smoker's outfit on Saturday last by the members of the Tennis Club, as he had been Secretary of the Club. Mr. Willjamson (Vice President) made the presentation, and wished Mr. Cardell. good luck and safe return on behalf of the members. At the animnual meeting of the Tennis Club Mr. A. Anderson was elected President; Mr. H. William son, Vice-President; and H. Robins, Hon. Sec. A competition for a trophy will be arranged for. shortly.