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The Peer and the Woman Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward. Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XXX. Among the Waves. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
The Peer and the W omanl BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM. Published by arrangement, with Messrs. Ward. Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.j CHAPTER XXX. Among the. Waves. Neillln s voice had been gradually growing fainter. Now It ceased alto gether. and Lord .Alceston began to tear that he would (faint. "Neillscn." he said quickly,• "I must hear the rest. I know, .nothing jret about that night" ... - .'Give me a minut-only A m iti" he begged.. Lord' Alceston; aoidded, and.:waited . 'in silence. Darkness was gradually blotting out the awful view, sinking .upon the sea, and half-obscuring the cliffs. The water was all around them, and sometimes a more than ordinarily turbulent wave broke over the rock, drenching them with 'spray. The end could not be far off. "I must tell. you the rest as quickly as I can," Neillson whispered hoarsely. glancing around with a shudder. "They advised my lord to fly, but he preferred to stand his trial, and. was acquitted. A fair account of the fight w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
Latest WAR News! Stick to Your Guns, Continue o Pire Out .,. bThe Besi, Material, Latest Style, and Good: Workmanship _: Which has taken you to . The Pront every I time. Ern. MOSS, The People's Tailor, Banoc Street, I-, 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?. rA ?".w?fh..A.b...A t th'..m hr....."rhm.dl..N?Lh?d ?.....d?fhndhe....?ans?.M ...an.?d h.....r..d-..h....dh'..ý'..'.? n.°." , ...mt..rm.h . '...m. . ?n.. ......È.0dis alhd SfoRD CARS ; 1 LATEST MODEL, Single Seater, £180 Complete. "i Ditto Double Seater, £195 Complete. 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. SiMON BJros., Ford Agencg -r "MOTOR GARAGE, BACCHUS MARSH. 'Phone 29.j -"*CHAS. J. GRANT,.? BOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST S For a Fortnight! To Clear BELOW COST PRICES. To make room for New Go...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
DEATH. HARKNEss.-On 13th Dec., Helen Scott Harkness, eldest daughter of the late William and Margaret Harkness, of South Dean, Melton. Aged 78 years. IN MEMORIAM. HINs.-In loving memory of our dear father, William Hine, who died at Gee long, 13th Dec., 1914. Not a sound disturbs his slumbers; Not a pain to mark his brow; All his cares and trials are over; He is happy resting now. Mother and Father re-united. Inserted by his loving son and daughter. in-law, R. and A. Hine, and grandson,. Jim. HINE.-In loving memory of our dear father, William Hine, who died 13th Dee., 1914, at Geelong. We saw him suffer day by day, It caused us bitter grief To see him slowly pine away, And could not give relief. Though we are parted, dearest father, You are not forgotten by us. Hidden silence bears our sorrow, Till in Heaven we meet with thee. Inserted by his loving daughter and son.in-law, E. and T. Watson, Geelong. TWS Shthnn &press. Established 1906. SATURDAY, December 18, 1915.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
TUESDAY, Dec. 21st (note alteration of' date on accouint ,of Xmas). Bacchus Marsh Market. McPHAIL BROS. & Co. will sell at Bacchue Marsh at 12.30 p.m. sharp FAT and STORE CATTLE. MILKERS and SPRINGERS. PIGS, SHEEP, and "Sundries. A. BURBIDGE, Agent. WEDNESDAY Dec. 29 BALLAN CHRISTMAS SALE. At their Ba.llan Yards. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co. will hold their Christmas Sale on WEDNES DAY, Dec. 29th, 1915, commencing at 10.30 a.m., when they will defin itely yard fully 1000 FAT SHEEP and Lambs. 150 FAT BULLOCKS, COWS and HEIFERS. (Being drafts from local fattonors.) Also usual drafts of store, young, and dairy stock. As there are no markets during that week in either Ballarat or Mel bourne, the Agents have arranged, for the convenience of buyers, to truck stock by same afternoon's train. Note Date and Time of Starting. ENTRIES CLOSE TO-DAYX' Myrniong Annual Races PICNIC MEETING. NEW YEAR"S DAY, SATURDAY, January 1st, 1916. On Ingliston Racecourse, kindly lent by Cr. D. Roberts...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
High prices rule at present for dairy cattle, and,: quite-a., feature, of last week's :Melbouroe :a4 iry- cattle market was the, sage,. by., Messrs. McPhail Bros.,. oQI, behatf, of, Mr. H.: O'Hagan, of B.colius Marsh, of. four milking cows, which sold &.t extreme rates, namely, up to £27; another of the same owner's making £17/1O/. Amongst other lots sold ly the same: firm was a: nie cow, ,the pioperty of ex-Senior Constable .Moore,. who used to be at the Marsih ,omre years. a g; his, cow makin : £25/t1Q/. • - . -.. ; . - .
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
BACCHIS MARSH 'BOWLING CLUB. The semi-finals of singles' tourn ament. (ladies and gents)i.will" be played this Saturday afternoon and evening. The contestants in semi finald are---W. ,. Hogan v.. J. G. Wells, and W. Horder v. W. Wil liams. Mrs: Shaw v. Mrs. Hiscock, and winner to play Miss McFarlane in final. Entries are how being .taken for a mixed double toiirnament, to be commencdW arl in the ew Year.
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. The hon. Sec. (Miss Beatrice W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks: A.W.N.L. Jumble Fair (per. Mrs. Elinuett) balance of raffles, £13/3/,; Essendon City Band, .£10/1-1/7; Mrs. H. Kerr (raffle of butter dish) £1; Darley Brick Kiln employees (9th fortnightly 'instalment)" £1; Murri House, (monthly instalment) 10/; Mrs. Catheo, Miss Bence, Mr. G. Slack, 2/6 each. Goods donated-- Cushion, Mrs. T. G. Pearce. Handkerchiefs, Mrs. T. McGillivary. Books, Miss Elsie Hehir. Cuffs, Miss Agnes Dugdale. Scarf, Miss Ivy Allan. Washers, Elsie Dugdale, Gwen Emmett, Doris Hehir. Socks, Mesdames F. Minns, F. Crook, J. McLachlan, Misses M. I. Pearce, N. Pearce, Elsie Morton, Doris Bence, Gladys Cowan, A. Charlton, L. Rough, Marion Manly, Ethel Dugdale. Old linen, Mrs. W. Dugdale. Sugar bags, Mrs. Thos. Rogers, Norman Moffatt. Myrniong 'Society-12 pairs socks, 1 holierot, 2 scarfs. Myrniong gifts-Misses Fowler, 3 sugar bags, paper, envelopes and books. Dolly ...
ST. BERNARD'S SCHOOL CONCERT, BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
ST. BERNARD'S SCHOOL CON CERT, BACCHUS MARSH. On Wednesday evening last this annual event was successfully held in the new school hall,` and a' very fine concert room it made, too, which was most tastefully decorated with evergreens, pot plants, flags, &c. The flags also made a patriotic pro scenium for the roomy stage, which was well lighted, and also decorated witli good effect. Thifs3 stage is an ingenious contrivance of the archi tect, and it can be used as a class room by enclosing it" ith sliding doors. The hall was well filled, and tihe audience- comfofrably seated on chairs, which form part of the furn ishing of the hall. The programme rendered was .a lengthy one, and it- was not com pleted until '11 p.in.-rather late for the young scholars. All the items were well rendered, and showed signs of effective and kindly tuition by the Sisters of St. Joseph. There were such a number of items that it is almost impossible to make special mention of them all, but the progranm...
PYKE'S CREEK RESERVOIR. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
PYKE'S CREEK RESERVOIR. The following figures are supplied by the Water Commission: FULL SUPPLY. Height on Guage Volume.. 73, feet" ' ' " 14,850 acre feet PRESENT SUPPLY. Height on Guage' Volume. 27ft. 5in. 2,330 acre feet. LAST WEEKLY RETURN. 29ft. 3in. 2,618 acre feet. Proseiil output-27 cubic feet per second. Last weekly output-18.7 cubic feet per second. Water deliveries for week ending 11-12-1' :--Under Water Rights, 149 acre feet; Sales, 4 acre feet; Stock and Domestic and Urban, 21 acre feet; total, 174 acre feet.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
,/ COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA £1.0,000,000 4 per cent. WAR LOAN, 1925 PRICE OF 188U, PAR. THE LOAN IS TO BE UTILISED FOR WAR PURPOSES ONLY, and will take the form of 'either INSCRIBED STOCK or TREASURY BONDS, at option of Subscriber. i Both CAPITAL and INTEREST will be a CHARGE on the CONSOLIDATED REVENUE of th Ue COMMONWKALTH. - BONDS and -TRANSFERS FREE of COMMONWEALTH or STATE STAMP. DUTY and INTEREST FREE OF INCOME TAX. STOCKS or BONDS will be accepted at PAR in payment of Commonwealth PROBATE and SUCCESSION DUTY. The Stock is an authorised TRUSTEE INVESTMENT. TREASURY *BONDS issued in denominations of £10,. £100, £500, and £1,000, or STOCK INSCRIBED in amounts of £100 and multiples of £10 over £100. REPAYABLE AT PAR ON 15TH DECEMBER, 1915. INTEREST PAYABLE HALF-YEARLY. A FULL HALF-YEAR'S INTEREST WILL BE PAYABLE ON 15th JUNE, 1916. INSTALMENTS payable as follows: £10 per cent, on application. £15 per cent.'on 29th February, 1916. £20 per cent. on 1ast March, 1916. £25 per cent. ...
BACCHUS MARSH. No. 58. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 December 1915
BACOU.. ' H S MARSH. -.°By W. W.ILLIAMs, B.A. No. 58. As the locality is named Bacchus Marsh, 'naturally the history of the faniily of Bacchus is of interest. I find Saturday, May 30, 1874, a re port of the proceedings of Ballarat Farmers' Chlub, and a Mr. Bacchus, whom I believe to be a son of Cap tain Bacchus. read two papers, one on the "Cape Sheep Bush"-pentzia. virgatu; and another on "Fluke in sheep." Later on as he visits the Marsh, at the opening of the rail way, but was not invited rto speak on that occasion. This was regret table, because lie undoubtedly would have made family references, which if recorded would.have been of ser vice to the compiler of the history of the Marsh. June 27th, Sunday, 1874. A great day for local Catholic community. Opening services of St. Bernard's Church were conducted by Rev. Fathers O'Callaghan, Gough and Kelly. Tke singing of choir of St. Bridget's was said to be of a high class character. The preacher was Father Kelly. The criticism of the...
GET AFTER THE FLY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 December 1915
GET AFTER THE FLY. Each fly killed in the early spring adds greatly to the comfort and safety -of every home. Figures work ed worked out by investigators show what it means to swat the fly early in the season. There is the poten tial, possibility of the appalling total of nearly six billion flies, produced in a season by one female fly which has lived over the winter. On the average, the first brood from one wintered-over female will give rise to 120 flies, which increase rapidly until they reach the enormous total of 5,598,720,000,000 in six months. Of course all of these do not live. Soiue die naturally; others are killed by man, birds and enemies. The feet, hairy legs and body of each, fly are laden with bacteria of almost every kind. It is estimated that each fly on the average carries about 1.,500,000 germs, so the value of killing the fly which has sur vived the winter is readily seen. All flies breed in filth, either de calying animal or vegetable matter. The larva requires a...
PYKE'S CREEK RESERVOIR. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 December 1915
PYKE'S CREEK RESERVOIR. The following figures are supplied by the Water Commission: FULL SUPPLY. Height on Guage Volume. 73 feet 14,850 acre feet, PRESENT SUPPLY. Height on Guage Volume. 24ft. 7in. 1,937 acre f'eet,. LAST WEEKLY RETURN. 27ft. 5in. 2,330 acre. feet. Present outp~ut--29 cubic fceK::per second. Last weekly outitut--27 c.,feet per second. WaTer .DelivLries for? ,week.-end.cd 18/112/1915 :--WatC:rRioghts, 243 acre feet; sales, 7 acre feet, Urban and Stock and Domestic, 14 acre feet; total, 264 acre feet.
COMING EVENTS: [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 December 1915
COMING EVFNTS :- •Monday, Dec. 27.--Boxing Day Sports, Bacchus Marsh. Friday, Dec. 31.--Dance at Rows lay. Saturday, Jan. 1.--Races at. Myr niong. Saturday, April 8, 1916.--Bacoms Marth Horticultural show. :tHave' yqu reserved your scat for Boxing night. concert? Madame Le~na Conly will sing to .you. Afternoon tea in Maddingley Park on Boxing Day,. supplied bh" the ladies of thle distr-dP;.. See your ocal1 tradesmen ohopping LwoQ.I in th? Park on Moud=ay "?,' . : ···-, . ;. . ? .
Observations by "Splinter." [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 December 1915
Observations by "Splinter." E. J. Ford has done solid work, and will come out of tile "cool house" on Monday fit and well. Edgar Smith, W. Portingale, and Amos Greenwood, short of work, not married long enough. W. Tre goning, given a good long axe, and a nice log, will take no end of beat ing. Tom Heath looks well, but won't last: bet.ter on "morning wood." Jim Bennett, doubtful starter, too near Christmas. Roy Simpson looks a good thing, and has ben doing good work, his pace will see hiui througlh, he beat the motor, lorry yesterday.. Bob Vigor will not start, as he has entered for t.he" Greasy Pig. C. Dickic (a previ ous winner) is sure to carry his stable's colours into a prominent position. Jack Browni will probably strip the. fittest man on the ground. Has previous performances-- but space will not permit. Frank, Ted, and Tom Pearce are all nominated, but the work has been carried out under strict secrecy, and this stable's "elect" is not .obtainable. J. A. Johns will not start...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 December 1915
BEREAVEMENT NOTICE. W "TM. H. ROBERTSON & SON, Clif wV ·ton, Myrni6ng, desire to express their thanks: to their many friends and relations for the numerous letter. of sym pathy, cards and floral tributes, and kind ness shown, during their recent sad bere avement; also for the kind attention of the Rev. T. W. Daviim, of Bacohus Marsh. ~Ihfonr Qa*press. Eat abllajed 1906 SATURDAY, December 25, 1915.: