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THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 October 1915
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. Captain Clive B. Hopkins, re cently reported wounded whilst fighting at Gallipoli, is a grandson of Mrs. and the late Capt. Cornelius Mahoney, J.P., of Bacchus Marsh. Another grandson, Warrant-Officer Clem. McFarlane, is a Torpedo In structor on board H.M.A.S. Sydney, and took part in the capture of the German raider Emden. At present he is cruising on the high seas. Mr. C. Platt wishes to thank those who so generously donated the medal to his son for his service to King and Country. Mr. Platt also writes that his son is at present an inmate of the "King George Hospital," where there are 1,700 wounded sol diers, mostly Australians, and is slowly improving.
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 October 1915
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and Distriot. About 50 ladies met on Tuesday to make arrangements for catering for the Returned Wounded Soldiers, who will, visit Bacchus Marsh on Sunday next. It was decided to provide a cold luncheon, the ladies being only too willing to do their part in showing their appreciation for those who had nobly fought for the cause of freedom. Local visitors to the Park bringing their own bas kets can obtain hot water for mak ing tea. The hon. Sec. (Mine Beatrice W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks: Box of sweets, raffled at St. Bern ard's euchre party, per Miss Annie Densley, £1/2/6; Mrs. Horder, 5/. Goods-Books, Mrs. J. A. Johns. Cushions, Miss G. W. Anderson. Quilt squares, Miss Elsie Morton. Handkerchiefs, Mrs. J. Wills. Socks, Mesdames H. M. Hodgson, G. F. Ramsey, Misses Ethel Dugdale, Bessie Morton, May Dugdale, N. Pearce, G. W. Anderson, N. Sym ington, A. J. Grant. Washers, Reg. Ramsey, Joe McCumffe. Helmets, Mrs. John Dugdale. Myrniong branch-18 p...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
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. [A Card.] Mr. CECIL PINCUS, Li.D.S. (Vie.), BX).Sc. (Univ. of Melb) SURGEON DENTIST Of "Seaview," 78 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy. May be consulted at the A.B.C. Tea Rooms, Ryan's Corner, BACCHUS MAbRSH. Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays. Hours--li a.m. till 4 p.m. Intending patients are requested S to leave notice at the rooms. MERRIMU HOUSE. Grant Street, Bacchus Marsh. First-class Accommodation for Boarders and Week end Visitors. S Beds and Meals. Free Stabling....
FIGHT ON, YE GALLANT WARRIORS! [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
FIGHT ON, YE GALLANT -" WARRIORS! Fight on, ye gallant warriors Of many a hard-fought field;' Ye Champions of Freedom's cause Who ne'er were known to yield. See, far aloft, the grand old flag The wide world floating o'er, Tho' the battle rages wilder, than It ever raged before. Oft,: oft, you've fought the treach 'rous foe On land, and on the wave; Where far and near around the earth In numbers sleep the brave. Victorious, still, your arms shall be On ocean and on shore, Tho' the battle rages wilder, than It ever raged before. You met the furious rush from Mons, You fought 'gainst odds tenfold, .Till by the dark and turbid Marne, Your dauntless valor told. Undaunted, still, you'll force the foe From France's troubled shore, Tho' the battle rages wilder, than It ever raged before. Far, far to East the tumult rolls, Unceasing on the breeze; The thunder of the mighty strife Vibrates the Orient seas. Yet, yet, shall fall, yon hard-held gate Beneath your cannons roar, Tho' the battle rag...
COMING EVENTS : [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
COMING EVENTS: Satuiday, Nov. 13.-Opening of Bowling season, Bacchus Marsh. Wednesday and Sunday, Nov. 17 and 21.-Jubilee of Christ Church, Myrniong. Saturday, April 8, 1916.-Bacchus Mlarsh Horticultural show. Efficiency--Farmers demand the best up-to-date equipment in the way of farm implements and ma chinery for the economical opera tion of their farms. They insist that the genius of the inventor shall be constantly on duty seeking out improvements in plows, harrows, seeders, "cultivators, harvesters and other equipment of the farm. For these things they are willing to pay fair prices, but they must have the best of the things that add to the efficiency of farm management. Strangely enough, however, they are sometimes content with live stock equipment that is neither economical nor efficient as a complement-the most important complement of all to farm operation. Said a farmer recently, I always make it a point to carry a little memorandum book in my pocket and make notations of th...
BACCHUS MARSH MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
BACCHUS MARSH MARKET. Messrs. McPhail Bros. & Co. re port holding their monthly Sale at Bacchus Marsh on Monday, 25th inst.,. when 149 cattle and 30 pigs were penned, and were practically all cleared at full rates. A very keen enquiry existed for all classes, dairy sorts in particular being ex ceptionally dear, both in springers and milkers, while fat cattle also sold well, at an advance on metro politan rates; store cattle were read ily bought by district graziers, at ruling quotations. Milkers, with calves at foot, to £14; springers, to £16, for a nice cow of Mr. O'Hagan's; springing heifers, from £8 to £13/5/; back ward cows to .£10; store cows, in lines, at £5/12/6, £6 and £7/15/; fat cows to £14/17/6; fat heifer3 to £13; bulls to £13; yearling heifers to 60/; 2-year-olds to £5/12/6; 2½ to 3-year-old steers, £7/15/. Pigs, in great request, at high prices. Suckers to 26/; slips, 32/6 to 40/; porkers,, 62/6 to-72/6; bacon, light, to £5.
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. Mrs. Low, of "Broadlands," Bac chus Marsh, writes-"Two of my sons have recently joined the Colors, and are now -at Royal Park Camp. I would, be very pleased to see their names John A. Low and Charles A. Low, in the Bacchus .Marsh list of names who have answered the Em pire's Call. Their uncle (my young est brother) was drowned when tlhe H.MI.S. Formidable went down." Mrs. M. A. Tilly, "Tilly's View," Coimadai, writes-"My three grand sons-Henry Arthur Ellis, W. H. Cox, and Oswald M. G. Cox, enlis ted as soon as the war broke out, and are now at the Front. H. Ellis was well known here, having at tended the Coimadai school for some years. The two latter are also grandsons of the late Mr. and Mrs. S. Cox, of Pepper Grove, Gisborne road, and both their parents lived in this district for many years." Privates Colin Todd and Charles Lyle, of Bacchus Marsh, who have been at the Front for some time, are now reported on the "illness list."
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
BACCEUS MABSH. Furniture sale to-day (Saturday) at Vicary's, as advertised by Messrs. Fairbairn & Co. Clearing sale on Thursday next, Nov. 4, on behalf of Messrs. Ed wards Bros.. Full particulars adver tised by Messrs. Fairbairn & Co. Horse sale at Bacchus Marsh on MIonday next. Messrs. Campbell & Sons, and Messrs. McPhail Bros. & Co., are the auctioneers in conjunc tion. A meeting of the Bacchus Marsh Patriotic Committee is called for Monday evening next. Baptist Church services, Sunday, 11 and 7; Pastor S. Whitchurch. Week-night stivice at 8. All wel come. Church of England services, Sun day, 31st inst. :-Bacchus Marsh, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Subject-t "The Sabbath, the Mark of the Beast, andi the Number of his Name." Coima dai, 'unday school, 2.20 p.m., Even ing Prayer, 3 .p.m. Rev. T. Wake-. lin Davis. Presbyterian Church services: Bacchus Marsh, 11, Melton, 3; Com munion services; Bacchus Marsh, 7. Rev. B. Williams. Methodist Church services, 31st in...
BACCHUS MARSH GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
BACCHUS. MARSH GUN CLUB. To-day is "Ladies Day." Shooting to start at 1 o'clock sharp. There will be pigeons and starlings. The principal event to be deci ded will be the Ladies' Nomination Handicap, for which there are three trophies (bracelets) valued at £5, £3, and £2. These and other tro phies to be shot for are now on view in Mr. H. M. Hodgson's. win dow. The club will provide afternoon tea for visitors.
MYRNIONG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
MYRNIONG. (unou oUR own coaRaPoNaDrNT.) Considerable regret was manifest when the news was circulated that Mr. James Dugdale, and other mem bers 'of the family, had met with a motor accident in the vicinity of Melton. [Further reference to the accident is made elsewhere.] A very. touching' ceremony took place in the Presbyterian Church, Pentland Hills, on Sunday, when the Right Rev. W. H. Cooper, M.A., B.D., Moderator of the General As sembly of the Presbyterian Church, unveiled a Roll of Honour, contain ing the names of those brave young men from this district who nave offered their services to the Empire. viz., Corporal W. Morton, Private L. Myers, Pte. G. L. Cowan, Pte. Gordon Graham, Pte. A. Campbell, Sergeant Hollyhoke, and Pte. Colin Todd. In unveiling the Roll the Moderator said it was not a large one, but.was none the less honour able' on that account. It was true that a large percentage of the re cruits had been members of the vari ous Churches, and the religious in fluence...
Under Another Name. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
Under Another Name. "I don't like your heart's acUtio," said the doctor, applying his instru ment again. "You have had some trouble with angina pectorts." '"You're partly right, doctor," said the young mari sheepishlY, "only that isn't her name." Printing was practised i nChlna two hundrea: year begore the Christian' era. - ... ..... ......- - .
A Romance. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
A Romance. It was evening, It was moonlight, it was late, and it was fair; I was courting, I was happy, I was brave, for she was there. She was pretty, she was blushing, she was willing to be wed He arrived, and he objected. He was papa, so 1 fled. I. returned. He was repentant. hbe was coaxing her mamma. I He relented, and I thanked him and forgave him-dear papa! Then he blessed us. I was happy, while she -blushed a rosy red. He was willing. She was wiling. J was willing. We were wed. "How profoundly still and beautiful Is the nalght," she whispered, lean ing her finely.veined temple against his coat-collar aid fixing her dreamy eyes on the twinkling myriads of the heavens. "How soothing!" "Yes," he replied, toying with the I golden aureola of her hair; "and what a night to shoot catas."
MOTOR ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
MOTOR ACCIDENT. A serious mishap befel Mr. Jas. Dugdale, of "Springfield," Myrniong and a motor party, about 8.30 on Thursday morning last. The other occupants of the car were Mr. Dug dale's wife, his sister (Mrs. F. IH. Linsdell, of "Uplands," Myrniong) and his cousin (Miss Agnes Diug dale). The party, intended to drive to Mr. Clarke's Bolinda Estate, Lance field Junction, and left Myrniong about 7 a.m., calling in at Bacchus Marsh, intending to pick up another \ passenger (Mrs. Wmin. Dugdale) but fortunately for her she decided not to go. The car left again at 7.30, travelling via Melton and Toolern Vale. When about four miles out from Melton, near Mr. Isaac Robin son's residence, something happened, but just what it was is not quite clear, and will probably never be known, as it all took place in--a flash. However, the car overturned, but what made it do so is a mystery, as the road was level and dry, and the tires., steering gear, &c., were afterwards found to be in good...
SIX FABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
SIX FABLES. There was once a fisherman who was never heard to lie concerning his catch.-He was dumb. There was once a dramatic critic who gave unstinted praise to a new play.-It was his own work. There was once an actor lacking in concelt--Hewas certified as insane. There was once an earnest politi cian.-He was viewed with distrust by his colleagues. There was once a musical comedy actress who was photographed with. out showing her teeth.-She had for. gotten to bring them with her. There was once a "Heads or Tails" competitor who felt that he had been justly treated.--He was a winner.
The Peer and the Woman. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. - [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XV.-Continued. He left somewhat abruptly, for he was annoyed; and he was one of those men who never take the trouble to hide their annoyance. But Lord Alces ton knew that he would keep his word and let him go without protest. On the following morning the papers contained a somewhat strange an nouncement. The reward of one thou sand pounds for the discovery of Phil lip Neillson was withdrawn without any explanation. The inference was obvious. The authorities no longer be lieved in his guilt, and though Scot land Yard had not been compromised ,by the offering of the reward, the search for the missing man became weak and half-hearted. The one pos sible clue was swept away, and the murderers of the Earl of Alceston and of the unknown woman in the East End were still at large. The papers had plenty to say abotit it, and Scot land Yard very little. The Chief un sp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
Latest WAR News! Stick to Your Guns, "MOSSY." Continue to Fire Out SThe Best Material, . Latest Style, and . G;:::ood Workmanship Which has taken you time. ,,;;to· The Front evryi~i ::>Em. MOSS, The People's Tailor, Banostr eth Er n.M 0BaPchus.i Mash TAYLOR'S CASH STORE : Our CASH SYSTEM of trading enables us to offer SUPREME VALUE Sin all the various lines we carry. All our Goods are BOUGHT FOR CASH, with the full discounts, , and sold to you with a Minimum of profit. CASH BUYERS can command Lowest Prices. They will get them here. Our reputation stands behind all our transactions, and we Sguarantee satisfaction. 'We do all classes of Jewellery and Watch REPAIRS. Customers can depend on getting satisfaction. ELECTRO PLATE WARE. ZONOPHONES. CROCKERY. ' SCENTS and SOAPS. DOLLS and TOYS. SCHOOL REQUISITES. STATIONERY. UNDERCLOTHING. SPICTURES and FRAMES. . CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. :JEWELLERY and REPAIRS. HOSIERY and RIBBONS. *TAYLORWS CAW STOR Church and Main streets, Bacchus Marsh. THE...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
The Salvation Army will give an entertainment here on Monday next, when., a first-class programme of juvenile items is promised. Messrs. McPhail Bros. will hold their usual monthly market here on Saturday next. The Melton Gun Club will hold its usual shoot on Saturday next, when there will be trophy and sweepstake shooting. Church of England services, Sun day, 31st inst. :-Melton, 11 ; Rock bank, 3; Toolern Vale, 7.30; Rev. J. H. Allen. Railway station, 3; Mel ton, 7.30; Mr. W. Boyd Flaxman. We have had splendid rain this week, amounting to 95 points, and the crops are showing a wonderful improvement. It will have thle ben eflcial effect of bringing them well out in ear, with well filled corn. Though a little late, the rain was just what was wanted, and the farm ers are jubilant with their improved prospects. Some of the crops would have had a hard struggle to come out in ear, being at a standstill for the want of. rain. The .contractors for the main road are making good headway wit...