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BLACKWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 9 October 1915
.BLACKWOOD. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTr.) The ,marriage of Mr. Alfred (Sam) Cherry, third eldest, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Cherry, of Melbourne (form erly of Green Hills) with Miss Alice Guppy, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Guppy, of Green Hills, was celebrated at All Saint's Church of England on Wednesday,. 22nd ult., the officiating clergymen being the Rev. Malley, of Trentham, as sisted by Mr. F. E. Parsons. The church was nicely decorated with arches and wedding bells. The bride, who was given away by her father, was charmingly goivned in' white crepe-de-chine over white silk, trim med with Honiton lace and pearls, with veil-and wreath of.orange blos som, and carried 'a shower bouquet of white flowers; she was attended by Miss Bessie Cherry as brides maid, who wore a cream serge cos tume, and pink hat,. trimmed with pink ninon and black velvet, and wore a ."Nellie Stewart" bangle, the gift of the bridegroom. Mr. Walter Guppy, jun., acted as best man. A reception and weddin...
ROWSLEY RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 9 October 1915
ROWSLEY RED CROSS. A social, in aid of the funds, will be held in the Rowsley hall on Friday, 22nd inst. The Hon. Sec. (Mrs. Sharland) acknowledges, with thanks:- Goods-2 parcels books and. board games, Misses' M. and K: Booth; Mrs. Davison, books -and pair slippers; Mrs. Toogood, 4 pairs slippers; Mrs. H. Manly, pair slippers; Mrs. Lyle, parcel books; George, Lizzie and Ivy Manly, 8 washers; 5 Rowsley school girls, 6 scarfs and 23, washers. Correction-Tea cosey, . raffled, acknowledged on Sept. 3rd, should have been Miss Violet Templeton not Miss Mabel. 4th monthly instalments- Mrs. Lyle, L. Dubout, Davison, V. Du bout, R. Hine, Sharland, P. Morris, Reid, A. Davison, Misses Brydon, Booth, 4/ each; - Mrs. M. Kerr, 5/; Mrs. Toogood, 2/; Mrs. Pace, 2/6; Mrs. Templeton, 2/. Sent away this week--16 shirts, 13 pairs socks, 35 washers, 5 pillow slips .1 sleeping cap, 2 pairs knee caps, 6 scarfs, 6 pairs- slippers, books and 5 board games.
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 9 October 1915
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. The Hoh. Sec. has received a card from the Lady Mayoress and her Committee, gratefully acknowledging and tendering their sincere thanks for' the donation of Xmas Gifts for the Trenches from Bacchus Marsh. The approximate value of the Xmas Gifts forwarded has been:.cil culated at £25, and the miscellan eous articles are not included in that amount. 2he hon. Sec. (Miss Beatrice W. Anderson) acknowledges, 'with thanks : Mr. Max Muir, £1; Darley Brick Kiln employees (5th forthnightly in stalment) 17/; Mrs. Scott, 11/. Goods donated-Cushion, pillow slips, old linen, Mrs. Wittick, sen.; scarf, socks, mittens and wool, Mrs. and the Misses Webb (Parwan); books, tobacco, and old linen, Miss Winderlich; cushions, Misses J. and E. 'Campbell, A. Manly; fly nets, Miss A. Simon; books and old linen, Miss Platt; notepaper and, safety pins; Mrs. Cargill; socks, Mesdarues S. Crowe, J. Morton (P.H.), Misses N. Pearce, A. Grant, G. W. Ander son, Nina, Dickso...
ROYAL PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 9 October 1915
ROYAL PICTUREB . Special programme for to-night. In addition to the serial, "Trey o' Hearts," now showing, there will be a new three-reel war story, entitled "Through the Enemy's Lines." There will also be the usual budget of comedisc, &c. The "Argus" has the following reference to alnalgamation of Shires: As there has been some doubt as to which Shire out of Melton, Bray brook, and Keilor will forfeit its charter, and as Melton Shire has been trying to secure portions of Braybrook territory, representatives from the Braybrook and Keilor Shires smet in consultation on Tues day. In. view .of the fact. that Bray. brook had recently refused to ac cept half of the. Melton Shire, when the forfeiture of its charter was first discussed, and that Keilor, tak ing the same view, had refused the other. half, both Shires are very in dignant at Melton's attitude, and have decided to accept the original offer made by the Minister, whom a joint deputation will visit on Oct.
SOLDIERS' MEDAL FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 9 October 1915
SOLDIERS' MEDAL FUND. The Committee desire to acknow ledge receipt of following donations: Rev. B. Williams, Mrs. W. Dug dale, J. Boyd, 5/ each; Miss Murphy 2/6. Further subscriptions are needed, as more medals have had to be pro cured, the total to date being 102. Relatives or friends are requested to call for the following medals:- Norman Smith, Robert Taylors Ed. Marsh, Harry Watson, Wm. Bren nan, Stanley Wittam, Ken. Moore, Hugh Lockwood, W. Crouch, J. Kennelly, James Bushby. I J. A. JOHNS, Treasurer. Mr. W. Dodemaide, Balliang, wishes to thank the Bacchus Marsh Patriotic Committee for the medal presented to his son (Thomas Dode maide) who is now fighting for his Empire at the Front. Two more volunteers' medals were presented ,by the Bacchus Marsh Patriotic Committee on Saturday evening last. Mr. W. Williams, B.A., presided, and in handing the medals over to Private Peter Leitch, and Private, W. T. Horder, comohen ded them both for the action, they had taken, and referred to the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 9 October 1915
We are making our SPRING SHOW OF Millinery; Dresses, Costumes, Blouses, Dress Goods, Neckwear, &0. An?d cordially INVITE IYOUR 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. . A, OH NS /; oo c cu a FEELING OF NAUSEA. The old saying "Coming events cast their shadows before" is espec ially true of a bilious attack., You will have warning of its approach. Your appetite will fail, you will feel dull and languid. and have a feeling of nausea. As soon as any of these symptoms appear take three. of Chamberlain's Tablets and the at tack may. be warded off. By taking a -course of Chamberlain's Tablets you will be permanently relieved of all bilious tendencies. Sold by W. Grant Morton, Bao chus Marsh, and A. Comben & Co. Werribee. Subscribe regularly to "The Ex press." 10/ year; 2/6 quartei'; post free. -**> CHAS. J. GRANT,.-- BOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST For a Fort...
BACCHUS MARSH COURT. Thursday, Oct. 7. (Before Messrs. Read Murphy, P.M., W. Vanstan, J. Watson, and Dr. T. B. Ryan, J.P's.) [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 9 October 1915
BACCHUS MARSH COURT. Thursday, Oct. 7. (Before Messrs. Read Murphy, P.M., W. Vanstan, J.. Watson, and D'r. T. B. Ryan, J.P's.) Charles Llewelyn Rees, Inspector of the Public Health Department, proceeded against the President, Councillors, anid ratepayers of the. Shire of Bacchus Marsh, for failing to submit for analysis three samples of food for each 1000 persons, as required by the Pure Foods Act, for year ending Dec., 1914. Inspector Rees said the popula tion of the Shire was over 3,000, and nine samples should have been sent, instead of only four. Mr. Dugdale 'appeared for the Shire, and pleaded guilty, giving as a reason change of Secretaryship, and the new officer had not noticed that samples had not been sent in by his predecessor. 'Samples had been sent in regularly since, and the Shire undertook to see that the Act was properly carried out in future. Inspector Rees said this' was not a singular case, but one of 28 taken against Shire Councils, as the-Board of Health was dete...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
THE EMPIRE'S CALLI The following have responded from Bacchus Marsh and district: W. Allan. Wmn. Brennan, Jas. Bushby, Isaac Brunt, Raymond Boyd, Patrick Barry. Frank Crook, Webb Crook, Chas. Crook (one family), Wi. Clark, J. R. Calderwood, W. G. Chippindall, Richard Croton, Jas. Cosgrove, W. Cook, Henry .Hodson Campbell, Walter Crouch. Norman David Davidson, Alex. Durward, Leslie Davis. Charles Edwards, Reginald Evans, W. Edgerton, Roy Edwards, Clar ence Earl. Alf. Farrow (wounded), Alf. Fair bank. Arthur Gladman, R. T. Grant. Arthur Hine (killed), Thomas Hawkins, "Jack" Hammond, W. T. Horder. James Kennelly, A. J.' Knight. Henry Lay, Chas. Lyle, Hugh Lockwood, Peter Leitch. Alex. Murdoch (killed), William Morton (w). Geo. Moore (w.), David R. Moore, Jas. H. Moore, Chas. A. Moore, Peter Moore (one family), Ed. Marsh, Thos. Manly, Ken. Moore, John Main, Albert Martin, W. Murcott. Wm. McKenzie, Jas. McGregor, Jno. McPherson. Dr. F. L. Nance. Thos. O'Leary (killed), James O'Leary, Harr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
ITHERE'S SOME CAUSE. When there is a tickling in the throat you may rest assured there is some cause, probably inflammation. Take Chamberlain's Cough Remedy at once and you :will realise its quick, soothing and healing influence. Not only does Chamberlain's Cough Re medy reduce the inflammation but it also strengthens the throat, making it -stronger and more able to resist disease.: . .m . ,- " ý 1a.... :?•..: '::.?:" I !•::-: --:I'•k i'"" ?."?? :?:?,? ;-?? -??;? To stand this season: at MELTON, the Roadster Stallion ST. PATRICK ST. PATRICK, was foaled 17th March, 1900, and is a rich dark dappled bay, with black points, stands 15.2 hands high, with splen did flat bone, good feet, and plenty of substance; good temper, a splen did mover, and leaves excellent stock. He has obtained the Department of Agriculture Certificate for sound ness and freeness from hereditary disease. He was sired by YOUNG OSTER LEY; grand-sire, OSTERLY, by. Childe Harold (imp.), Kentucky Maid (imp.); and has th...
BACCHUS MARSH COUNCIL. Monday, Oct. 11. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
BACCHUS MARSH COUNCIL. Monday, Oct. 11. SORDIARY meeting. Present-Crs. D. Robertson (President), M. R. . Greene, J. Watson, G. W. McFar land, C. L. T. Alkemade, G. F. . Ramsey, H. Meikle, J. Kerr, J. A. Brown, J. Wills. The Postal Department notified that it intended to lop various street trees, which were "likely to inter fore with the proper working of the telegraph lines."-Cr. Alkemade objected to the cutting of the trees. He moved that the Department be informed that the difficulty could be overcome by putting all the wires into one cable.-Cr. Ramsey secon ded.- --Carried. The Salvation Army wrote that they had received temporary per mission from the Public Health De partment to open their new hall in Grant street, pending the report of the Council on the building.- No objection, if hall complies with Act. The Public Works Department notified that Mr. J. A. Baker had been appointed to audit the Shire accounts, at a fee of £9/9/.-Re ceived. The Borough of Oakleigh asked for infor...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
THe circum'stances-related in Gul liver's travels are being repeated in Australia, in both Federal and State politics. The most probable result will be that the State Parliaments will have to be cleared out. of the way to avert chaos. The Peacock Ministry is still:in office, and-has a good chance of remaining -there until the war is over. The -Hon. James Service once wrote to .us that the world' was made wrong in the beginning, and has been wrong ever since. We have long been of that opinion. Land Board sitting at Melton on Tuesday, 26th inst., as advertised. Social at Exford hall on Friday evening next, 22nd inst., in aid of Wounded Soldiers' Fund. See ad vertisement. A. social, in aid of the Melton Mechanics', iviN. be held on Friday, 29th inst. Werribee show Thursday next, 21st inst. Entries for Bacchlus Marsh show close on Wednesday next, 20th inst. To-day the Melton Gun Club will hold its usual monthly shoot. 'ihe second competition, for the Golden Fleece trophy will take place...
Bacchus Marsh Observation Station. Readings for hours on dates specified Week ending October 14, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
Bacchus Mlarsh Oblervation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates specified Week ending October 14, 1915. Max. Max. Min. Rain. ate in sun. in shade, in shade, fall. F: 8 187 74 36 - 8. 9 140 77 45 - Su 10 130 83 47 1 M. 11 145 86 58 4 Tu 12; 140 77 45 15 W. 18 189 v 72 39 20 Tn 14' 135 70 48 - Rainfall at Blackwood for Sept.- 548 points. Delicious Salt Pork-Salt pork is much nicer baked in the oven than fried on top of the stove. Slice rather thin, soak in sour milk' an. hour or so, and then roll in flour or corn meal. .Put in shallow bak ing pan, set on: the rack in the' oven and bake a nice brown. It will be 'very crisp, and appetizing; It is better soaked in milk than· watar. -.. .I
WERRIBEE SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
WERRIBEE SHOW. The Ninth Annual Show of the Werribee Agricultural Society. will be held on Thursday next, 21st inst. On account of the cancellation of the Royal show, and in view of the fact that' Werribee is only 20 miles from Melbourne, the 'entries for the Werribee show are largely in excess of the Committee's expectations. The display of Live Stock will be particularly fine, and given favour able -weather, a record show is as sured. The main.road from Melbourne to Werribee is now one of the finest motor roads in the State, and a large number of cars will be. sure to visit the show. A flight of the Defence Depart ment's aeroplanes, from Point Cook to the showgrounds, has been ar ranged for, weather permitting. Come and see the first All-Austral ian-made aeroplanc. Bacchus Marsh passengers will change trains each way at Foots cray;; or they may travel by the ordinary train leaving Spencer St. at 11 a.m. The special train leaves at 9.10 a.m.; and leaves Werribee on return at 6.20 p...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
BACCHUS MARSH. Tenders close to-day for purchase of 185 acres growing crop at Bac chus Marsh. Messrs. L. A. Fair bairn ,& Co. advertise particulars. Tenders are 'invited for the lease of the property known as Dode. maide's, on the Pyrete creek, and containing 350 acres. Messrs.. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. advertise particu lars. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. will hold a clearing sale of horses, cat tle, farming implements, &c., on be half of Messrs. Edwards Bros., Bac chus. Marsh. The sale will be held next month, date to be fixed. Horse sale at Bacchus Marsh on Monday, 1st Nov. Messrs. Campbell & Sons, and Messrs. McPhail Bros. & Co. are now receiving entries for same. Werribee show Thursday next, 21st inst. Entries for Bacchus Marsh show close on Wednesday next, 20th inst. SRed Cross dance (poster, plain and fancy dress) at Myrniong 'on Wednesday next, 20th inst. Red Cross social at Rowslev on Friday evening next, 22nd inst. The Salvation...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. Mr. 4thol Stuart, eldest son of the late Rev. J. A. Stuart, and Mrs. Stuart, who were in charge of the Bacchus Marsh Presbyterian Church for over 20 years, has joined the Australian Forces for the Front. Mr. Stuart enlisted in West Australia where lie has been associated with banking business for some years. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Seery, Bac chus Marsh have three grandsons in the King's service, they are Private Joseph. Tyrrell (wounded) Private William Tyrrell (at the Front) and Thomas Tyrrell, a Senior Gunner on H.M.A.S. Warrego. " Trumpeter Charles Crook (one, of three sons, all =at- the Front, of Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Crook, of Bacchus Marsh) recently in the firing lines at Gallipoli, is now reported seri ously ill, and transferred to a Lon don hospital.
BACCHUS MARSH SHOW. Entries Close Wednesday Next. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
BACCHUS MARSH SHOW. Entries Close Wednesday Next. Two special prizes have been added to the prize list, as advertised. One is ror lady riders, under 18 years of age, resident within 15 miles of shllowgrounds; and the other. for a group of five Ayrshire year iings. The Secretary will Pe in attend ance at his temporary office, Main street (opposite the post-office, pre viously barber's shop) during next week; to receive entries, which fin ally close on Wednesday next, 20th inst. Prize lists may be obtained free on application to the Secretary, or at the "Express" office. Stewards" are requested to meet in. the showgrounds at 10.30 a.m. on Tuesday, 26th inst. (day prior to show) to make all arrangements. Show day, Wednesday week, 27th inst. The profits of the show are to be devoted to the local Red Cross fund. The entertainment on show night will be provided by J. H. Nunn's Australian Comedy and Dramatic Co., who will appear in an entirely neow and original American Comedy Drama, by Pe...
SOLDIERS' MEDAL FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
SOLDIERS' MEDAL FUND. The Committee acknowledge with thanks the receipt of donations to fund as follows: Cr. W. Grant Morton, J.P., £1/1/. Simon Bros., loan of motor car for collecting subscriptions ; Crisp & Sons, advertising free. Number- of medals to date, 104. The Bacchus Marsh Patriotic Com mittee presented another medal on Saturday evening last, the recipient this time being Private Ted. Phillips. The medal was handed over by Mr. W. Williams, B.A., and supported by Rev. T. W. Davis, Q.M.-Sergeant Campbell, and Mr. J. A. Johns. Private Phillips expressed his thanks for the gift. Private Johan sen, of Coimadai, was also present,. but his medal had been sent on to Coimadai. The Bacchus Mairsh Shire .Council decided on Monday last to provide a Roll of Honour for local volun teers. This will be hung in the Shire hall.- The matter of design will be decided by a sub-committee of two Councillors and the local Pa triotic Committee.
BACCHUS MARSH AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. Tuesday, Oct. 12. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 16 October 1915
BACCHUS MARSH AGRICUL TURAL SOCIETY. Tuesday, Oct. 12. Committee meeting. Present Messrs. J. D. Cameron (President). W. Grant, W. P. Robertson, G. A. Britnell, W. G. Hegarty, O. Burgess, J. Riddell, J. McGrath, A. Winder lich, C. Dickie, J. B. Doherty, C. F. Hegarty (Secretary) The Director of Agriculture wrote that owing to the depletion of staff lecturers, on account of the war and other caiuses, he found it iinpractic able to arrange the lecture to be de livered ut Balliang. The Secretary reported that the Melbourne collecting had been very satisfactory, being better than last year.-Mr. J. Riddell said that he also had done well in the city, anid, taken altogether, le expected to hand. in a record return for :his efforts.