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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
THIS DAY. SATURDAY, Oct. 30. FURNITURE SALE, BACCHUS MARSH. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., under instructions from Mr. Jas. Vicary, who is leaving tlhe district, will Sell, on above date at 2 o'clock, .at his -residence, Lerderderg Park, Bacchus Marsh, tihe whole of his Furniture and Effects, comprising: Diningroom Table, Chiffoniere, Duchess Chest and Mirror, Linoleum, Armchair, 6 Vienna Chairs, Double Bedstead and Spring Mattress, 6 Stretchers, Blankets, &c., 4 Kitchen Chairs, Marbeltop Washstand and Ware, small Table, Meat Safes, and a-large quantity of Kitchen Utensils and Effects. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., Auc tioneers, Bacchus Marsh. THURSDAY, Nov. 4. CLEARING SALE AT BACCHUS MARSH. :L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., under -instructions from Messrs. Edwards ' Bros., will Sell by Public Auction, on the ground, at Parwan Road, near Bacchus Marsh Railway Sta tion, at 1 p.m. The whole of 'their HORSES, FARMING PLANT and SUNDRIES as follows: 12 HORSES. ' Comprising:-1 hea...
SEX DETERMINATION. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
SEX DETERMINATION. For many years a scientific breeder of stock in England has been inves tigating the question of the determin ation of sex. He now considers that in most stock he can prophesy with considerable certainty the sex of the •'pring; and his views are to be ''ished in a small pamphlet called 1 Production of Sex at Will in ials." His secret appears to lie close and particular study of the ure immediate ancestors of the par ents. He thus finds what is called a male or a female "preponderancy," and by judging the degree of this preponderancy in the father and mother the probability of the off spring's sex can be accurately f6re told. The author, who has had twenty years' experience with every sort of stock, has achieved great results and is confident that "the rules and new lines laid down in this pamphlet on sex preponderancy. will be followed by all stock breeders with success, and that the Government will found .reeding studs or farms where breed ers can have their stock...
DOMESTIC TIT-BITS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
DOMESTIC TIT.BIT6'".. A tablespoonful of vinegar put In the oven while a joint is roasting makes it more tender and of, better favor. A little crushed borax, if sprlnkled thickly on a flannel cloth, that is wet ted in hot water, will brighten copper ware like magic.. SAbout half a teaspoonful of ordin ary moist sugar rubbed into the hands with a soapy lather wid clean them and -leave them oeautifill and smooth. When sending choice cut flowers a long distance, cut some slits in raw potatoes and fix the stems firmly in, and the flowers will keep fresh from ten to fourteen days. After filling the lamp with paraffin, take a cloth dipped in vinegar and well ruib the outside of the reservoir with it until quite dry. This will pre vent the lamp from sweating. To purify the air of the cellar and destroy parasitical growth, place some ro?l brimstone in a pan, set fire to it, and rlose the doors and windows as tightly as possible for tivo or three hours Itepeat.every three months. "l'o ave in...
MUNITION MANUFACTURE. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
MUNITION MANUFACTURE. To the Editor of the Ezpress. Sir,-The sight,. in the Mechanics' kIstitute, on Sunday last, of so many stalwortth wounded soldiers, part of the Aus'tralian Army, who so bravely fought, at Gallipoli, and pf wthom Mr. Henry W. Nevenson, the well known war correspondent, wrote "That the sight of the Australians filled me with new hope for our race throughout the world. I have seen many great armies, but never a finer body of men, both physically and in character, than the Austral ians." These men went from our shores to uphdod the unity of the. British Empire, and the cause of liberty. What has our Defence De partment dorie to supply those gal lant lads with munitions to acheive that end? For about a year .the Department has been giving the matter consideration. The oppon ents of the Allies have been work ing night and day to turn out am munition to destroy our soldiers, while our Federal Parliament is con tent to send forward men and leave the British Government ...
SALE OF SHOW STOCK [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
SALE OF SHOW STOCK Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co, re port having sold,.the following show stock on Bacchus Marsh Show Day Account Mr. R. Lidgett, 1st and 2nd prize pens of fat lambs. Mr. W. Kerr, 3rd prize ditto. These three lots were purchased by Messrs Simpson & Co., butchers, Bacchlus Marsh. Account Mr.. George Shanahan, 3rd prize .aged draught gelding, to Mr. C. Beggs.( Acount Mrs. Brown & Sons, Lei cester ramn, 2-tooth, to Mr. M. Quig ley. _
MELTON RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
MELTON RED CROSS SOCIETY. The monthly meeting was held on Tuesday, 26th inst. Mrs. H. W. Staughtort presided, and a large number of ladies were present. The Hen. Sec. (Miss Moyra Smith) acknowledges with thanks: Mr. Geo. Minns (2nd monthly in stalnment) £1; Nicholson & Co., 10/6. Collected by tile following, ladies -Mrs Radford, £3/0/6; Miss Staugh ton, £1/15/; Mrs. Scarce, £1/12/; -Mrs. Richmond, £1/7/; Mrs. S. J. Sfaughton, £1/4/; Miss Hudson, £2; Mrs. Exel, 19/; Miss D). Farrell, 18/; Exford staff, 5/7; Needles, 6d; total, £13/14/. . Donations of goods-Miss Jonge bloed, books; collected by Mrs. Par ker, old linen, and wood for splints. SSent away--34 suits pyjamnas, lhirts, 30 pairs socks, 1 pair mittens, 30 scarfs, books, old linen, wood for splints . Mr. H. W. Staughton has donated all the, wool up to date. Amount for last month, £3/3/. Full.particulars are advertised of the clearing sale on behalf of Messrs. Edvairds Bros., which will be conducted by Messrs. L. A. Fair...
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. The hon. Sec. (Mise Beatrice W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks: John Wills and Jas. UIrquhart, £1/1/ each (in lieu of sholy. member ship); J. Toogood, sale of cattle pups, 6/; A Friend, 2/; Mrs. Bond, 1/. Goods donated-CuShions, Mrs. T. G. Pearc- Miss G. W. Anderson. Scarf, Mrs. John Dugdale. Bovril, Mrs. Jas. Morton (P.H.). Books, Misses Minnie and JUna Williams, Etihel West, and Eiseman. Washers, Misses Elsie Morton, Doris Bence. Tobacco, Bob Morton. Socks, Mrs. J. M. Morton, Misses N. Pearce, E. H. Dickie, ,. W. Anderson, A. Manly, D. Simpson. Donated to luncheon on Sunday, not used, and sent to Wounded Sol diers at Base Hospital-19 tins pre served fruit, 9 bottles saace, 4 bot tles pickles. Sent away this week-27 shirts, 30 pairs socks, 19 w.ashers, 1 tin to bacco, .1 bottle bovril, 1 scarf,. and number of books.
COMING SALES: L. A. Fairbairn & Co. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
COMING SALES:-- : L. A. Fairbairn & Co. Saturday, Oct. 30.-Furnituiresale at Vicary's, Bacchus Marsh. Thursday, Nov. 4.--Clearing sale ' at Edwards Bros., Bacchus Matsh. Campbell & Sons. McPhail Bros. & Co. Monday, Nov. 1.-Horse sale: at Bacchus 'Marsh. McPhail Bros. & Co. Saturday, Nov. 6.-Meltotimarket. : Lumpy Salt-Put a few grains :ofi rice in the salt shaker with the salt; they will break up the lumps; and.: the rice grains will not shake out. with tha salt. . -
LAND SALE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
LAND SALE. The sale of that part of Inglisbon Estate, known as Mt. Gorong pad dock, created considerable interest throughout the whole district, and much speculation was rife as to the probability of it finding .a new owner and what the final "nod" to the auc tioneer would -cost tlhe purchaser. The land was supposed to be the best on thile estate, and being in a nice situation, it was felt that com- - petition would be very anlimated. The block, which contains 642 acres, was subdivided in 10 lots, and the piece nearest Ballan township, con taining 18 acres, was submitted first. This was passed in at £14/10/ per acre. Lot· 5, containing 64 acres,: was also passed in at~ £12/10/. The eighth block, containing 513 acres, was then offered; and passed in at £13/2/6. Subsequently, Mr. Thomas Lidgett, of Greendale, was announced as the purchaser, but the 'price was not made public. The remaining two blocks, on thle opposite side -ba tile railway line, were passed i, for private sale.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
We are making our SPRING SHOW -I 7 P , Millinery, Dresses; Costumes, Blouses, iii i ?. : . .. Dress Goods, Neckwear, &c. ,:iAnd cordially INVITE YOUR INSPECTION of . : what we have to offer you. ::iOur .-Selection is a very fine one, and the Goods a:ire RIGHT UP-TO-DATE for Fashion and Style ::::: .. DRESSMAKING BY MISS HOBBS. J,. A ?O HN..6 .. HAL~~~~~~Ii 03OMUO.DAOU Am 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 onice and you will realise its quick, soothing and healing influence.: Not only does Chamberlain's Cough Re-, medy reduce the inflamniiibmn" but it also strengthens the thioat;, making* it stronger and more ,able to resist disease. Sold by W. Grant Morton, Bac chum Marsih, and A. Comben & Co. Werribee. , Horse sale at Bacchs:s Marsh on Mosiday nexa See adve;rtiemuent,: ( SUBSCRIBE TO "EXPRESS" 10/ year.. 2/6 quarter. SUBSCRIBE NOSW. S ... t ...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. The following have responded From Bacchus Marsh and district: W. Allan. Win. Brennan, Jas. Bushby, Isaac Brunt, Raymond Boyd, Patrick Barry. F'rank Crook, Webb Crook, Chas. Crook (one family), Wmin. Clark, J. Rt. Calderwood, W. G. Chippindall, Richard Croton (w), J. 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), Gee. Moore (w.), David R. Moore, Jas. H. Moore, Chas. A. Moore, Peter Moore (one family), Ed. Marslh, Thos. Manly, Ken. Moore, John Main, Albert Martin, W. Murcott. WinWm. McKenzie, Jas. McGregor, Jno. McPherson. Dr. F. L. Nance. Thos. O'Leary (killed), James O'Le...
BACCHUS MARSH SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 30 October 1915
BACOHuTS MARSH SHOW. The 57th annuals show of the Bac chus Marsh Agricultural Society held on Wednesday last came out "- with "flying colours," after braving the elements of a severe drought, .the present war conditions, and other counter-attacks. The gathering. was favoured with a fine day, the rain of the few prev ious days eliminated the dust nuis 'ance, and the public responded well, tlie cash gate takings were £40/18/, or £6 better than last year; the sale of mcmber's tickets hias yet to be added. Any surplus will be devoted to the Red Cross fund. Everybody S-appeared pleased with the day's out ing,. as the timely, rainfall put all in .' good heart. The rain also added to the attendance, as had the warm weather continued many would not have spared the day from harvest operations. The new President (Mr. J. D. . Cameron) and the Secretary (Mr. C. F. Hegarty) must now be much re Slieved in mind that the show has ::,:been a success. The Secretary had .all the responsibility of work...
BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, Nov. 1. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 November 1915
BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, 'Nov. 1. ORDINARY meeting. Present-Crs. Stewart (President), Flack, Myers, Hamilton, Clark, Ford, Cameron, Winter, Goudie, Evans. The Country Roads Board wrote' that the matter of increasing the grant for the Ballarat-Melbourne road would be considered by the Board on 31st Oct., when the Board proposed to revise the -amounts al lotted for the current year.- Re ceived. - The Country Roads Board ap proved of fresh tenders being called for contracts on the Ballarat road, and the Ballan-Daylesford road. Received. The. Country Roads Board wrote for the present it had been decided that only the portion of the Gordon Meredith road which was within the Ballan Shire would be declared a main road.-Received. The -Public Health Department forwarded instructions in case of an outbreak of small-pox.-Received. H. G. Troup, solicitor, Ballarat, ,as a ratepayer of property near the main Blakeville road, .vrote in sup port of the request that the road leading towards Cor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 November 1915
MAY SAVE A IIFE. Chamberlain's Colic. and Diar rhoea Remedy is just what its name implies. For pains in the stomach and diarrhoea it has no equal. Dur ing the summer months when stone fruit is plentiful and, as often hap pens during a dry spell, good drink ing water is hard to obtain in Zcoun try places, bowel complaints 'are very prevalent. You cannot do bet ter than keep a bottle of Chamber lain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy always on hand. It will save much pain and suffering and may even save a life. Sold by W. 'Grant Morton, Bac chus Marsh, and A. Comben & Co. Werribee. A. D. BLAAIIR GENERAL BLACKSMITH AND WHEELWRIGHT, And Harvesting- Machinery Expert. Has purchased the Business at MYRNIO1NG formerly carried on by Mr. Wade, and is prepared to do ALL CLASSES OF WORK at rul ing prices. Your patronage solicited. Miss MURPHY MAIN STREET, BACCHUS - MARSH. S-.FOR,- ;:: BEST i CONFECTIONERY, FANCY GOODS, TOYS, &c FANCY WORK M-ATERIAL* kept UliStOCliik:"^^^.^ ' '^ * / ' ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 November 1915
. IN MEMOBIAM. WAIKE.-Inloving memory of our beloved ion and brother, Thomas William, who dida at Bacohus Marsh, Nov 8, 1914. -8 The tie is broken,:nly gentle child,/ Which bound thee here to me; My heart has lost its single.pearl, And thine at last is fmee. Dead'as'the eath that wraps that heart, Cold as the soil above thee; : Cold as the heart that breaks to say, Itnever more can love thee;. . I've pressed thee to my aching heart, SNoblugh cones o'er thy brow;,. :. - The entle arms that once caressed, -. - ': Drop-lightly o'er thy breast. . . Then lay thee down and take thy rest, My last look is given; The earth is heaped upon thy breast, ' While mineis still unriven. . No Mass nor parting Rosary, : , My cherished child can gai ; But a mother's sigh embalms his course, A mother's tears his grave. : Inserted by his sorrowing parents; brothers and sisters. S. TH . gIthtan ( prjess. , Established 1905. : BATURDAY Nov. 6, 1915,
WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, Oct. 30. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 November 1915
WERIfBEE- SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, Oct. 30. ORDINARY meeting./ Present-Crs. McMurray (President), Canny, Mac Dougall, Beasley, Sexton, Cowie, Browne, Maher, Bayley. •The Public Health Department again asked what action had been taken in regard to Inspector Rees' report on defective drainage !at Wer ribee; also the slaughter yards.-Re ferred to Shire solicitor. The Public Health Department approved of the appointment of Dr. G. R. Adcock as Shire Health Offi cer, in room of the late Dr. Manly. -Received. The Public Health Department asked that the Shire nominate a re presentative of the Board for "the Western Shire's group.-H. A. Aus tin wrote that .he was again a can didate for the position.- Support granted. The Public Health Department asked what the Council was' doing to improve 'the drainage at the Kingsville and Queensville Estates, West Footscray. Six months had elapsed since the Council intimated tlhe matter was receiving attention. -Cr. Maher said the Council had done their b...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 November 1915
Messrs. McPhail Bros. & Co:. ~ill hold their usual monthly mair'et: here to-day. . The: Melton Gun Club will hold its ihoiithly shoot to-day; when there willt be a new Club trophy, 5.. bids, to be .wyon twice. Usual sweepstakes will follow. : The crops are still. growing, and most of them looking -well. .Soine on:. hot ground have not thoroughly recovered .from the :check they' re ceiv'ed some time back 'A few of the .earlier ones are being, cut, but: a general . start has not .-yet been made., The rainfall for the week amoin ted to only 5 points. Had it been 55, it would not have done any harm, but further assisted the crops. A summer's day on Thursday last, :with a hot north wind. Such weather will soon. bring the harvest along. I:larrie's new chaff mill atn the :Melton Railway station is now com :pleted, and ready for actioqnwhen the new season's hay arrives :for treatment. Christ Church services:- Melton, 11; railway station, 7.30; Rev. J. H. Allen: Melton, 7.30, Mr. God...
ROWSLEY RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 November 1915
ROWSLEY RED CROSS. Social 'held on 22nd ult. resulted in a profit of 44/13/2. Raffle of cushion, by Mrs. H. Manley, £1/18/, won by Mr. Bissell. Raffle of teapot and sweet dish, ilo-` nated by Mrs. Brydon, 8/4; teapot won by Mr. A. Davidson, sweet dish by Mr. Phillips. Raffle of milk jug covers,' donated by Miss V. Templeton, 7/4; won by Mrs. Reid. The Hon. Sec. (Mrs. Sharland) acknowledges, with thanks: Mrs. R. S. Boyd, £2/2/; Miss Molesworth Greene, £2. 5th mon-.. thly instalments- Miss Molesworth Greene,.. Mrs. Sharland, W. Lyle, L. Dubout, Davidson, V. Dubout, R. Hine, P. Morris, Reid, Mr. A. Davidson, Misses Booth, Brydon, 4/ each; Mrs. M. Kerr, 5/; Mrs. Pace, 2/6; Mrs. Templeton, 2/; Mrs. H. Manly, 2/. Goods donated-Mrs. Pace pair slippers, Miss Bindon, pair slippers, Miss Una Sharland, 2 pairs slippers, Miss Jacks, parcel books, Miss K. Booth,. washers, Mrs. V. Dubout, 2 handkerchiefs. Colledted by Mrs. Davidson, for Rowsley Red Cross, 127 sugar bags, to be sent to Lady Mayore...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 November 1915
BACCHUS MARBa. - . Bacchus Marsh ,market (Fair, bairn's) on Thursday next, .11th inst.: Particulars are advertised. Furniture sale *at' Mrs. Mitchel son', Bacchus Marsh, on Wedunes day,? 17th inst. Baptist .Church services; Sunday, 11 and 7; :Pastor S. Whitchurch. Week-night service- at 8. All wel come. Presbyterian Church services: ,Bacchus Marsh, 11 and, 7; Melton, 3; Rev. W.. H. Ash, MM.A., of Wier ribee. All welcome., Methodist Church services, 7th inst.:--Balliang East, 11; Staughton Vale, 3'; Bacchus Marsh, 7.30; - Pro fessoi' Mudd. Melton, 3; lIockbank, 7.30 'Student. - The Presbyterian congregation at Bacclius Marsh will celebrate the jubilee of the opening of the prescht church on Sunday, .5th Dec. Special .services will be conducted by the Right :Rev.. W. H. Cooper, M.A., B.D., 'Moderator. of the Presbyter ian Church of Victoria. On the following day, Monday,. 6th. Dec., a jubilee entertainment. will be" held in the Mechanics' Institute, for which a special musical program...
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 November 1915
RED OROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. The Secretary writes :--It may in terest your readers to know that every shirt, pair of socks, and tin of tobacco sent away contains a note of best wishes from Bacchus Marsh, and since the scarcity of notepaper, a sheet of paper and an envelope has also been included. So that any recipient kkno.s where the gifts -come from. A lady i'ecently met a returned soldier, and he told her he had received several shirts from Bac chus Marsh, and also added they were all beautifully made. We have also heard' of other soldiers who re ceived shirts with the Bacchus Marsh card in them. The hon. Sec. (Miss Beatrice W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks : Darley Brick Kiln Employees (6th fortnightly instalment) 1.2/; Misses Taylor and 'Unsworth, 2/6 each. Goods donated-Books, Mrs. Mars ton, Minnie and Una Williams, Allan Tinker. Old linen and band ages, Mrs. T. H. Pearce. Washers, Edna Pearce, Alf Shaw. Quilt and kInee caps, Miss N. Pearce. Socks, Mrs. an...