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IRRIGATION. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
IRRIGATION. To the Editor of Eltheo Epi'es. Scif,-A- good deal his boon said and' written within those last two years about irrigation, ild two years since tho inhabitants of Bacchus Marsh wore informed that the Government had madeu arrangements to have the irrigation scheme tried in this locality; and. that the sum of about £1Q,000 would be granted for that punposo, provided our Roeid Board would guarantee to pay six per cent, upon the sum expended. Now, sir, I urn not aware whether the Road Board has given that guarantee or not. If they have not already done so, I would uadvise them to have a proper understanding about wlhat the Govoernment will consider the oxponditure on those works; for it would be ridiculous to think that the ratopayors must pay six per cont., on the money oxpended for wages to the Engineer and st-ilfl employed in laying them out. If the interest is to be paid on that amlount, I considor the sooner it is put it stop to tho bettor, and the money saved to the co...
MELTON. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
MELTON. 'rTuESeD, Ocmon' 1i. (Boforo C. Shutor, Esq., P.M.) M1'Donald v. J S. White., Danmglng public property used for collecting toll dues, &.o No apponranc. Blaokwood v. Shoblor. Dobt-.d4 15s. 8d. Order made for the amount, and 5s. costs. IHogg v. Parrington. Dobt-.4. 9ls. 8d. Order for amount, and 5s. costs. Polico v. sundry carriers and cartors for not lhaving their nanoes on tho waggous, carts, ak; Fined in tioeh case 2s. lid., and 2s, lid, costs.
CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] MR. A. ROBERTSON'S SELECTION. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
CORREBSPOND EN0E, [Iisr are not responsible for the opinions expressed by ori' corrcspondenls.] iR A. ROBERTSON'S SELEICTION, To the Editor qf the Rcpress. SIn-I htive not yet obtained another allotment of land on the Korlkuporriluil Creek; and as ilr. Crook does not sema satisliled with my views on the working of the .12nd section of the Amonndin" Land Act, I must do the best I can to mLower his very croolked lotter. I hardly know where -o begin. I don't know whinch most to iidmliro?-Mr. Crook's valour or his houevlouce. T'o think that ho would dare to attack ta descendant of 1:munael is enough to tke away y my breath. luint thon, sir, Mr. Crook is a volunteer, and on greatl; occasioln wears Ia cocked hat.; andl, no doubt., hald hle been in mlly place lie would lhave delled the ?oadul Board, the Board of Landls lnd Survey, and all the powers of earth and somse other place, to put up the rescrve which had bhein s?ot apart for public purpioses in so.io-moiinsuire through my humblo in...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
1PIPO1JNDINGB, lI.\C.CILUS ~1 .'IZ3I .----In~uinIbu on Ilic :f.8L~i Sejptoufl Ju, bV J.'l et and(1 iiil iit~, trls palss oil' fore foul, '7 urii clilcl2 like .\ I oft' ;lioildcr. flay or birown IiiaIa111 ollar lid spi Spu iiiarked, lilko D faint over s~ niuat J;liioiilcr. If nutl cltlimnd and espoiues paid, to bii sold ou 30th October. \V a, ANosxn o~e, Poundkcsper.
GISBORNE. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2. (Before J. C. Thompson, Esq., P.M., and T.F. Hamilton, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
GISIBORNE. WEDNExSDAY, OCTonnIn 2. (Before J. C. Thompson, Esq., P.M., and T. F. Hamilton, Esq., J.P.) Patrick lMalono v. Arthur Monaghan. Do. fondant was sued for 5s. ,d. excossive trespass for cattlo impotunded. 'Tho Bench ordered the pound kooeper to refund the amount claimed by plaintiff. Trustoos of 1'orestur.r Lodge v,. Thomas Brown, Amount of Irroars sued for paid into Court,. James Carroll v. l)onolly and Co. l)lbt .CLO 10.r, Verdict for plaintiff for amount olaimod, mnd Is. coOls. Polieo v. Edward Williams, Thomas Walsh, and Michiull F'innig'an. Defundants wore charged with splitting wood on Crown lands without a license. Williams was fined los., and 2s, lid. costs. Walsh amnd F'innigan wero fined Gs. each, and 2s. Od. costs,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
1' L TLE- LNATIlONAL BANK OF AUSTRA.'ASIA " BAC.HUS MARSH BRANCH, PAID.UPIJ APITIAL . . £540,000 RESERVE FUND. . . £130,000 (ý1URltENTI' ItATES of INTEREST UII\fENTAfLOWED On Moneys doepositod for fixed periods. JOIN :CONYNGHAM M'CAUSLAND, s 1- Mnagtur. BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY . DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. A SPECIAl1 MLI .'I''ING( of the Board will be hold oin M.ONI AY, 7'r OCTOB)'I'01EI, 1867, at It?a.m., for the lpurpose of hearing A'PEALS against the Assessmenl for the curreont year. Thi Valuir's tet.u'ri bny be inspected at the ROotul Board OffILc, Ihlchus .Marsh, between the hours of 10 an.. uand 4 p.ni. on Mountlys, WVdnes days and Saturdays. iBy order, .W. E. 8TANDFIhLI), Clerk, Sopitomber 10, 1867. BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY ROAD DISTRIOT. PARWAN SUBDIVISION. '" . ILETION .NO!' (IE.i. IlTOTICE IS IIE1tEY GIVEN that in acoor l.. danoo with the provisions of the Local G, Government. Act, FltLl)AY, the 18th day of OCTOBER inst., is the day appointed for the .I LECTION of 'IHllR...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
.lJ'l'rUMN AND WINTER CLOT.III:NG. 000KSON AND BROWN, SUCCESSORs '10 G. AND J. ESPIE, Tailors, Outfitters, and Shirtmakers, 43 BOURikE .S1TR2liET' 's.', Melbourne, Established 1853, I IVA much pleasure in intimating to their -I friends and the public in general that their Stock this season is replete with the newest and best designs in every article connected with ( JNTLEMEN'S DRESS, Specially selected by their home buyer, comnprising ill the novelties in COATINGS. IRibbs, Elastics, Moltons, Venotians, Choviots. VESTINGS. French, Plush, Thibot, Shawl, Real Sealskin. 'I'ROUSERINGS. Cheviots, Bliss Cords, Hoopor's Elastic, Scotch Tweeds, Hunting Cords. OVEItCOATINGS. heavors, Witneoys, Astrakanis, Irish Friozo, Waterproof Tweod, ALL GOODS THORIIOUG]ILY SHRUNK BJofore being made up. Patterns and Instructions for Solf-Measurement sent free by post, on application. OU'TFIT'S TO ENGLAND And all parts of the World, on the Shortest Notice. Moderate Charges. First.class Cutters and Workmen e...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
) ?,rrr " ,11aY S SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1807. Ouui small community of Bacchus Marish has been mildly ngitated for some month's pist in regard to a selection of laud in Gorrookburkg'hap, taken up by a person of the name of BEROIN, 'and ubsequeniltly occupied by one CIrAuLuS DEAN. We have hitherto refirained from taking any notice of this canse,becnuse the facts were so niper fectly known-neiver liaving been statedl upon any reliable nuthority-that we could not arrive at a judgment upon it. The meeting of Monday night places' before us.what may be taken ns a reliable statement of the grievances of Mir. C?IAIiES DEAN. It appears, then, that this latter individual, by sone negotiations, more or less innocently entered. into byI him, became, the possessor of. what, 'we presume to be a choice piece of land, `yhich the aforesaid BEnaIN had selected under the present Land Act. The agreement between the two parties was illegal, as the proper course to have been taken should have been to. comm...
MARKETS. BORDER FLOUR MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
MA R I ET S. BORDER FLOUR MILLS,. Mr. James Young reports :-Flour, ,£1 to 412; wheat, 4s. to Is. d,. per bushel; bran, Is. poer bushel; pollard, s1. 2d. to Is. Od. MELBOURNE, WEDNESDAY, OOTODER 2. M. M'CAw AND ANOTI[n?e, Produce Brokers, Royal Hlorso Blazanr, Melbourne, report prices realised for the weok onding 2nd October, as follows:-Wheat, medium samples, 4s. Od. to 4s. Od. per bushel; Capo barley, 2d. 71d. to 2s, 9(l.; Victorian feed oats, very inferior to good quality, Is. 10(1. to 2s. 10d.; Californian food oats, 2s, Gd. to 2s. Gd.; porennial grass seed, inferior to very prime, 3s. 0d. to 7s.; prairie grass seed, 4,. 3d, to 5s.; clover, is. 4?1d. per lb.; rape seed, 06d.; bran (bags included), 10d. to 11d. per bushel; pressed hay, £? 1 s, to £3 17s. 6d. per ton; bacon, small supply, 7d. to 8;d. per lb.; hams, 81d. to 9d.; choose, inferior to good quality, 5Gd. to 8.d,; potted butter, inferior to extra prime, 4(1d. to (d,; fresh butter, dull sale, 7d. to 81d.; lard, 41d,. to e...
NUGGETS AT BLACKWOOD. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
NUGGETS AT BLACKWOOD. To the Editor of the Express. DEAR SIR,--In perusing last week's paper I perceive a paragraph in your Blackwood correspondent's letter, which is slightly inaccurate. It is that portion where it is stated that the largest nugget of gold got on Blackwood was twenty pounds weight. The nugget I think alluded to was twenty-five pounds weight. The said nugget had &nbsp; the honour of a niche in the pyramid representing the amount of gold got in Victoria up to the time of the first great Melbourne Exhibition. Further, there was found in the same neighbourhood as the above nugget, specimens weighing from a few pennyweights up to seventeen pounds, which I know of. I do not know that it will serve any good end my mentioning those things; if I were able to point out where such nuggets were to be got, I think your office would be rushed to get the first paper containing the very desirable informa- tion. My object for writing is that, entertaining the same views, an...
MINING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
MINING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY. To the Editor of the Express. SIR–A correspondent from Blackwood has very recently, through the medium of your paper, given some information of the doings of the Ballarat Mining Board, in respect of two memorials adopted by that Board; the first alluding to mining on private property, and the second to the amendments of the Mining Statute, 1865, both of them printed and forwarded to the members of the Legislative Assembly, and of great importance to the mining community. The first-named memorial has been brought forward by Mr. Bicket annually for the last five years, adopted by the Board, and forwarded to the members of the Legislative Assembly, urging the necessity for framing a law to legalise mining on private property; and until such a law has been framed, it is the special duty of every member of the Mining Board to oppose the sale of all lands known to be auriferous; as it is certainly a matter of deep regret that down to the present time no measure...
SELECTED POETRY. THE LETTER A. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 5 October 1867
SELECTED POETRY. THE LETTER A. It dwells in the Heavens, inhabits each star, Is seen in the earth, and is powerful in war; In man it is placed—it departs with his breath He seeks it through life, but he finds it in death. Though found not in youth, the beginning of age, It dwells not with fools, but resides with the sage ; It presides at our table—forms part of our wealth In known not in sickness, but only in health, Though heard not in music, 'tis dear to the ear, 'Tis given to hatred, but never to cheer ; Though ever in danger, in safety it stands, And no one can snatch it from out of our hands. 'Tis foremost in battle, and falls with the brave, Nor leaves him in death, but descends to his grave: We see it in fear, and we find it in haste, 'Tis heard in the ocean, yet dwells in the waste. From the rage of the monarch it scorns to depart, 'Tis fixed in his breast, finds a place in his heart; 'Tis given to all, and will die with the last It exists not in time, but belongs to the pas...
A MARVELLOUS STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 12 October 1867
A MARVELLOUS ST''ORY. UNDEn the heading' of' "A Surprising Discovery," tile Ae.qlo-Braziliuan Vimns pub lishes the following contribution. We fbar the writer must have been suffering from a not-uncommon complaint among men too partial to spirits. "A letter received at Santos, S. Paulo, firom a son residing' at B3atataes, relates the following : SA man watchling cattle on tihe prairies, some twenty-five miles fronom this, camneo to a rock, in which, seeing a great cave, he entered, and found himself in an immense cavity thlut woulh hold a thiousand, persons easily. Ento?ring into another, which opened into the first, he tdiscovered a Inarge pond, near the bottom of which shone something' like a dinmond. At the sme momnient lie heard ldelig'hitfil music, but, fuill of fbnr, fled in haste. On telling' his ndventure, several persons went thither with the object of emptying' tlhe pond and oetting' the diamond. Soetting to work, they lowered thie water to the spot where tho brilliance was...
OLD STORIES. THE GOOD-NATURED MAN WITH ONE EYE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 12 October 1867
OLD STORIES. [FIbOM, " CIIAMBEI(5'8 JOURNAL,"] THE o000D-NATURED MAN WITH ONE EYE. AovUT half-way between two small towns i'hose names are unimportant, there is or was a wayside inn, called the T'raveoller's Delight. Its name was probably a mistake, or it might have boon a satire, since the Traveller's ])olight presented an aspect by no moeans delightfil; indeeod, a tinmid traveller would have beeoon apt to turn fromn it with a shudder, as intolorably desolate and gloomy; and profer pressing on at all risks, to making trial of it. One evenin', however, at dusk, a horse labouring under the weight of two persons, a man-servant and a lady on a pillion-you must remember that it is a long time since thllis happened-stoppelld beforo the door of the Travoller's Delight. " We must be wrong, I know," said the servant. " I don't remember any inn on tihe Sroad." Wheroupon he .proceeded to make some enquiries of a surly-looking host, andl then turned to the lady. " We have missed the turning, a...
GISBORNE UNITED DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 12 October 1867
GISBORNE UNITED DISTRICT ROAD BoOArD. .D THE Board mot on the 30th September. The meeting which.should have been held on the 16th ult.' lapsed for want of a quorum, Present- Messrs. Roborltson '(Chairnau), Brady, Htissoy, Wilson, Campbhcll and Hamilton. Correspondence received-From the Lancefield Road Board, about 'a main road from liddell's. Creek; Assistant Commissioner of Lands, in reference to main road accounts; the Secretary of the Shiire of M'Ivor, about Government endow. ment; P, Barry, damage done by storm water; James Young; J. J. Stammers, filling in quarry in road at Monument; James Williams, mistake in tender: B.cchus Marsh Board, about Blaokwood road; 1H. Walker, about same road; J. Colleroy, Stokes and Patterson, and Holmhnos and Brown, about valuation also. petitions from residents near Hesket, Mount Eliza, .Riddoll's Creek and Magnob Hill,- about variots works in those localitios, " ' Moved by Mr. Hamilton, seconded by' Mr. Campboll-" Thautthis Board support the Lan...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 12 October 1867
\V WYNDHA 3I.--Impoulnde 4thOctober, by the Managcrs of Duck Pond:r; Farmore' Commnon,. Itr(spas: 9d. cdch. Yullow iud white iowi, 110 or IG( off rumnp, OS near ribs close to basckhono, witlh mnlo calf at foot; white and rold Ibullock,:bbth cars marked, CD or GD on each rumnp, D) nea ribA. If not claime d and expnses paid, to be sold on 30nth October. I'aEDnRICK RYAIJ, A'OUud-, kcoloper.
BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 12 October 1867
•BALLAN SHIIlE COUNCIL. WVrINrsoAY, OCToncIcI 9. PrEslNwr - Councillors Mn'Phcrson (President), Blake, Atkinson, DUncan, Osborno, Cantwell and Graham. Thespecial busine?x of resoinding bye.law No. 30 was lirst tnrasaictUd. Mioved by Cr. Duncan, seconded by Ci, Atkinson' -" That the byo.lkws be rescindod, and that no new byo-laws be framed until such time as the amended Local Government Act becomes law, wlou the bychla\ s may be drawin up according to lahW," Carried.. The minutes of the previous meoting woreo read and confirmed, Mr, HIarbord's letoer in reforonco to :traoings wis. road, and the. Engineor's report upon othe traings, Mr, Keolly said that they did not give bearings, and woro in other ways imperfect, and. he did;notctlilink all the survoeys worn given. lIe had -deoclined to do the work Lbccusoe he could not give bearings fur the money. offered, or do justice to tho Counicl by giving thoemi a proper plan. Cr. Atkinson would like to seo the adveortisoment calling for toend...
BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. MONDAY, OCTOBER 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 12 October 1867
l3AOOciUS MARSH AND MADDIN?aLEY D)ISTRIOT ROAD BOAlRD. - ONDAY, OcToDER 7. SPEOCIAL .meeting, to hoar alppeals agaist g iasoss. ueonts, Presout-oeassrse. G, Grant (ii the.uclialr), 3J. Young , J Ryan and J, Tyson,. The following alterations in tho not asseossmonts of the properties Qf.thu sevoral parties moutioned wore madoe--Jamus Young, mill, store, and dwel ling house, from £294 to £200; Andrew M'Far. lano, land, from ,£33 to £25, £~232 to £17, and £10 to £15'l; '', M'Canny, hote;l and store, from £181 to£15l0; A. Forsyth, paddock, from £27 to £1L; Peter Robortson, promises, from £(18 to £568; W, Crnilrshankl, land, from £80 to £58 10s.; T. Broon, house, from £450 to £35; J. Connoll, 370 acros, Parwan, from .£87 to £75 15s.; 108 acros, Merrinni, from £40 to £30; 217acros, ditto, from £40 to £38 ; W. Martiu, house, from .£15 to £10; R. Lindsay, laud, £034 to £25 s. G. Diokie, land, from £15 to £7 10s., and £87 to £27; M. Camoron, land, from £40 to G£20; Isaac Evorott, lanild,from ...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. MONDAY, OCTOBER 7. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 12 October 1867
COURTS OF PETTY Bf88ION S. IBACCHIIUS IMARSH. MONDAY, cTOEron 7,. (floforo-C. Shutor, Esq., P.M.) D)nv.--M''Kolvoy v. R. Bu'bour. Ulahm foi walgos as shophord. A sorvant of tho dofndanut Upplod for an adjournmo nt for a wook, as Mr. lttrbour had not rocoivud the sununons yot. Uranted, Pu'orLAN's Loan?sa,--A publican's lioonso was granted to Mr, Sufthrland ?lillor for tho Stamford lill Ilotol. CAniut?Rs' ]LICENSEs.-Lioonsos wOro grnntod to iears. Robor~t Laugmuir and Tlhomas Vatson. Sl0ualrncaNo LIoeNsn.-Mr. W. Cruikshank dob!hld a slaughtoering liconseo,
RECEPTION OF TENDERS BY BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 12 October 1867
RECEPTOOd N OF TENDEIS BY 'BALLAN S 8HIRE: COUNOIL, To he lEditoe of the 2xpress. Sin--Will you have thle kindness to allow me space in your wido.circulating journel to protest against the way in whicoh business is condboted by the Ballan Shire Council? As a coxitractor, my attention was attracted by a notice in your paper, calling for tenders for five different works (scparzte works, please to observe). I went to allan, took a copy of specifications and tracings of the work (a bridge nenar Yaloak Vale), and having got all necessary informantion fromn the 8ecrotary-who, by the way, is most obliging-I went to a great deal of trouble in examining the proposed site, and making up a tender, I rode fromn Yalonk Vale to Ballan, which is no light undertaking as the roads areo, now, to be in attendance at the Council meeting, and see the tenders opened. I waited in the room for nearly two hours, until the business of opening tenders was called,. Of course, we tenderers were all attention to...