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CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] THE BALLARAT MINING BOARD. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 2 November 1867
CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] &nbsp; THE BALLARAT MINING BOARD. &nbsp; To the Editor of the Express. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SIR,–In perusing one of your late issues, my attention was directed to a letter purporting to be from an inidividual named Hansen; but whether &nbsp; the letter referred to emanated from the brain of that nonentity, or not, I am scarcely in a position to say. However, the people of Blackwood are rather curious about the authorship of the docu- &nbsp; &nbsp; ment, as they are well aware of Mr. Hansen's &nbsp; utter inability to indite such an epistle. Under these circumstances, it surprises me that he should be so much afflicted with cacoethes scribendi. I had for some time entertained a hope that any personalities arising out, of the late Mining Board election had been forg...
SELECTED POETRY. MOUNTAIN MOSS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
:" SELECTED POETRY. MOUNTAIN MOSS. Y lIInNRiY KEINDATTL. It lies amongst the sleeping stones, Far down the hidden mountain glado, -And past its brink the torrent moans o? r over in a dreamy shade. A little patch of dark groon moss, SMot sitroly grown of gentle Ways utli all Its deeoop, dolioious floss), -,. n slumbirous sums of sunmnor days. . Yotnicnow the place P witl' ploleasant tls" :Y. Theo broken sunset lights the bowers i .?And then the woods are fulliwith hinta Of distant, doai', voluptuous flowers I "Tis often now the pilgrim turns - A faded face toward that seat; And cools his brow ani.ongst the ferns The riunal dabbling at his foot. 'JTloro fierca Docamboth seldom goes, S With scorching stop, and dust, and drouth ; lBut, soft and low, October blows Swooeet odours from her dewy monthl And Autumn, like a gipsy bold, D)oth gather near It grapes and grain Ere Winter comoa, the woodman old, 'To lop the leaves in wind and rain. 0, greonoist moass of mountain g!on, I have a stor...
BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
BALLAN.-lmpounded at BIalhan on the 18th October, by C. 1. l yon, Esq., trespass 2s. Bay or brown mare; star, blind near eye, SC near shoulder, On 19th October, by E. ''. Edwards, Esq., trespass Gd. each, Red and white bull, DC off thigh (damages .£5, notice sent to owner); white heifer, red ears, JMK off ribs; white steer, red ears, same brand; yellow steer, same brand; red cow, off ear marked, no visible brand; red bull calf, )progony, unbranded; red and white cow, PC near shoulder; strawberry heifer, CF off rump; red and white heifer, bald face, no visible brand; red and white cow, round-topped MA off rump, DC off thigh; rod and white bull calf, progeny, unbranded (notice sent to owner); blue and white bull, no visible brand (damages £5). If not claimed and expanses paid, to be sold on 20th November. On 30th October, by E. T. Edwards, Esq., trespass Gd. Bay'mare, star, 'T8 near shoulder; bay filly foal, samoe brand, progeny. On 1st November, by J. O'Connor. Dun-coloured horse, gr...
BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
SBALLAN S?112E COUNCIL., \VEDNEsDAY, NovE?:IER 6. Pn:ssn, -- Couucillors M,.'lhorsun (President), Duncan, Cantwell, Atkinson, Osborno and Blake. The minutes of thu previous luceting were read and conkirmed. ACCOUNTS. Accounts to the aimount of £242 16s. were passed for pa0ymeut. COIIRI?rSONDCNC'E. The Secretary of the Ballan Dulko of Edinburgh Demonstration Committee wroto, desiring that the Council would receive a deputation from the Committee, asking for their aissistance and co. operation in making a suitablo demobistratioi in honour of His Rloyal Highness. JIr. II. alker, of Blackwood, wrote that the residents of Blackwood would expect a share of any money voted for rejoicings. The Meredith Road Board asked the Council to contribute towards the purchase of kangaroos, to afford a day's hunting to the Duke, and that the members of the Council should attend also. Ordered-Should the Duke of Edinburgh agree to visit Meredith, this Council will be happy to co-operate with the Meredith...
To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
To t1he Editor of the E??ress. Sin-It is now over twelve months since I asked for a small space in your columns; but being a reader of the E?xpress, I observed a letter in your issue of the 2nd instant, purporting to be in answer to "Hlonesty's" letter, which appeared in your journal of the 26th ult. Mr. Kelly's letter does not appear to me to be an answer, but he evidently tries to throw dust in the eyes of the public, and to misconstrue "Ilonesty's" letter. However, I am not going to pass judgmont on either at present; but I should like to know if Mr. Kelly is the Engineer who acted to the Saudridge Borough Council, and I may trouble you at greater length in my neot. I am, sir, your most obedient servant, OnssnvE?, Ballan, 4th November, 18(7.
GISBORNE. POPULAR READINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
GISBORNE, (FRoMI OUt OWN COusIESPONoENI.) POPUT~LA READINGS. '1'Pa first of the Gisborno 'bpuhtr Readings took place on Tuesday evening, in the hall of the Mechanics' Institute. The attendance was not so numerous as might have been expeooted, partly in consequence of a meeting in the township the same evening of the Ancient Order of Forester s; yet, as nearly all who did attend choes to pay the maximum charge for admission-ono shilling-the receipts at the door amounted to.2 J's., exclusive of a donation from T. F, Hamilton, Esq. of l1. Mr. H. H. Dixon was voted to the chair, and referred in a few remarks to the object of these Readings; and stated that if found to succeed they would be continued at intervals of about a fortnight. He then called upon Mr. Stephen, who, in a very pleasing manner, road a humorous extract from Hfnliburton, on " Nature, and humina nature." Mr. William Hastings recited "Petoler M'Craw, the tax-gatherer," with the Scotch accent suitablo to the character. Mr...
BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
BALLAN, A IEETING Of the Demonstration Coulmittee was held at the IMechanics' Instituto on Monday night, when a good deal of progress was reported. The sub-committee appointed to select a suitable spot for the pic-nio reported that in their opinion it should be held either at liradshaw's Creek, or on the reserve by the Werribeo, opposite the Presby. terian Church. They thought that the former plceo offered the greater natural advantages, but the objection to it was the distance from Ballan and the dilliculty of obtaining vehicles for the conveyance of the children. Besides this, there were a great many subscribers from Myrniong and Greendale, and the ro-ervo was a more central place than the other. MIr. Short said that the convenience of the Egerton and tlordons people should be considered, as well as that of the Myrniong and Greendalo subscribers. It was stated, however, that the inhabitants of Egerton and Gordons intended to have a demonstration of their own, and probably would io...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 0, 1867. POLITICAL lmatters are still in a most un settled state. The Legislative Council hans thrown out the temporary Supply Bill which the Assembly passed with a view of enabling' the Govornmeont of the country to be carriel on, pending a general election to show whether the country really desired that the DARLING vote should be carried, and that, moreover, it should be carried in such a way as the Assembly might see fit to have it passed. What will now he dlone cannot be known by our readers until the receipt of the Melbourne papers of this day, and probably not then, as the latest informaution we have at the time of writing' states that His Excellency the GOVERNOR had asked for time to reply to a minute submitted by Mr. M'CULLOCII, What the nature of that minute is can only be a subject of runlour, at present, but the Opposition thin hope that Hils EXCELLENCY will not agree to the advice tendered, and will seek other advisers. He is solemunl: warned, entreate...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] RATEPAYERS, BEWARE! To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
C00 RRESPONDE NE. [ We are not responsible for the opinions expresscd by our correspondents.] RATEPAYERS, BEWARE I T'o the Editor of the Express. Sn-At a mooeeting of the Bacchus Marsh Road Board, held on Monday last, a motion was made by AMr. Young to the offect that each subdivision of the distriot should receive its fair share of moneys, according to the r?mount of rates collooted within such subdivision; and that the Pontland Hills subdivision having received L hlarger amount than its due, the excess be returned to the other subdivisions entitled thereto. Sir, judge my surpriso when I saw that the motion was lost by a largo majority, 1 thought thnit the members for the Buacchus Marsh and Parwan subdivisions were not doing their ditty towards the ratopnyers, or they would have voted for the motion. Now, sir, as there is to be an olection in the course of a few days, I would call upon all my follow.ratepayors to boware how they vote, and not to vote for ony one unless he gives his...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and Dr. Rac, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHIUS MARSH, MONDAY, Novsaunsi 4. (lBefor C, Shutor, Esq., P.M., and Dr. Rae, J.P.) l)auNKARD.--Edward J0ouo0 was discharged With a caution for being drun1k. MSANUIFAO'rTUIN Sumous GoL,.-Alh Souoy W.ts chlarged with this offincoe. Mr, eOll for the prosecution, Prisunor, by interpreter, pleaded not guilty. IIr. GOll said that their Worships would recolloct the trial of Chin Hock and Min Chow for a similar offence, when it was doposed that one other China. I1s11 escaped, That Chinaman was now at the bar, and ho tLho'ight evidence would be brought for. ward to show that on his premises materials for thlo manufacture of spurious gold had booeen disco. v0red, and spurious motal was also found in the Plossession of those with whomn ho was associated. On these facts being proved, the law raised the Presumption of guilt. Senior.constiablo Kiornan doposed to facts al roClcdy )ublished in our columns, The prisoner clahned a certain hut ais his, and wanted to go fo...
BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
HIACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD, MONDAY, NOVEIBIER 4, O?INrY meeooting. Present-Messrs. G. G. Paterson (Chairman), G. Grant, W. Grant, W. Grant (Millbank), J. Young, \, Anderson, M, Connell, and J. T'yson. The minutes of the proceedings of the last mooting were roead, with notices of motion. Mr. W. Anderson objected to Mr. G. Grant's notice of mlotion, because it had not been given in before the last meeting separated. "The minutos were confirmed, omitting all rofe. rence to the notices of motion. COIuItlI'PONDENOE. The Roads and Bridgoes Ofllco nasked for infor. mation regarding address of Secretary and Chalir. Mr. W. Elson, Blackwood Flour Mills, asked for a reduction of rates. lie should havn appealed at the proper time, but was a stranger in the district, and did not know the rate had boon struck. The following reductions of valuation wore made :-Mr. Elson, from £109 to £150; Mr. Ryan's store, Myrniong, from £38 to £20; Mr. A. Brown's acreage, from £107 to £056...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
v. R. POUND YARDS, MELTON SEALJED TENDERS for the REPAIRS rqitqiroil *at thoR ] Yalrd, will bo rieooived by tho muideoi signod up, to TvuzDOAY, the 12th day of Novemhber next, at 11;. a rliho amount of each tbndoi not to oxcoed .20. Tendrs to h be ddrossed to the Chaiiriian of tho Benoli, and oundorsed, "Tender for Ropair of Pound Yards." All reqnuisito informnation will be afforded by tho Poundkeopor. (By order), J S, '00PE1R, Clerk of Potty' Sessions; Molton, 29th Oatobor, 1807. BLAOKWOOD FLOUR :-MILLS, r ENDERS WANTEDI) for SP'LT TING, or . SPLI'TIlNG 'and CARTING 150: Cords of FIRE1 0D. . W"II AM Eit asOK. GAUL AND DUNN, 41ototrapbe U0, 75 & 77 SWANSTON STREET, M'ELBOURNE, Pice Modal awardcd for excollenco in Caclt.e-deVisite ad Cabnet Portraits.' -: . -- : " YOUNG ROB ROY," T r lIE following extracts are taken from letters I forwarded to Mr, TosiAOx, the owner of fa YOUNG ROB ROY, and which are published for w public information:- Oxley, October 0, 1807. II I have just ...
BALLAN. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7. (Before J. M. Clow, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
IJALLAN, Th1URHDAY, NoviE]rrna 7, (]3oforo J. M. Clow, Esq., P.M.) James Muir v, Morris Lucan. Goods--? 10s, Prigo of it horse colIar which defendant borrowed about six months ago, and after using it for that time wanted to roturn it. Order for £1 10s., and costs .lI 10s. Edward Dwyor v. John Currio. Dismissal of servant without giving cortiitcate of dismissial. Caso dismissed. II. W. Snimons v. James Koppoll. Goods £1 4ls. 4d. Settled.
BALLAN SHIRE ENGINEER. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
IBALLAN SHIRE ENGINEER. T'o the Editor of the Express. Sin--It is with regret that I have to take notice of the Shire Engineer's letter, which appeared in your last issue. 'Phe same is such a vile produc. tion, teeming with solf-presumption and vain-glory that it ought to be treated with contempt; but he acouses me of saying there was a hole in his coat, and that a member of the Council screened him. Sir, 1 give both accusations an unqualified denial, and refer the readers of your valuable journal to my last letter. But no doubt the cap fitted well, and the shoe pinched hard, and as a matter of course Mr. Kelly give vent to his natural feeling, and thundered forth his low slang, expecting to knock me into the next world. "Government Contract Surveyor" still denies being the author of " Ratepayer's" letter; but, sir, there are more ways of killing a dog than hanging him. Is it not possible that the "Chub" himself was the originator of " Ratepayer's" letter, and that his man Friday fo...
A TERRIBLE RECOLLECTION OF INKERMANN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
A. TErRuiL, , RECOLr?,POTIoN OP INKIER-: MANN.- '-Thl .morning was oxtremely 'ark; oveOral dri1zlin'g showers had fallon during the nigpht, and a heavy moist hung on the grou!nd; wili onabled tihe oniomy to approach our position uinsoon. .In ou canmp nll ap pearo d quiet, .nnd little did we then imagine that hngo mnasses of the enemy, with powerful artilloery, had occuLpind a most orbmiduiblo and commanding position closo to ou lineos, nand oro- only wniting fhor. the first 'glinpse of daylight to fall upon their proy. 'The aili ng Insted for sovera:l l hou'rs: r'Frhsh cblluiins of lRussians, iuttoring tihe most fiendish .yells, time after timel attacked our position with groat .-dteormin?ation -and cournao,e but gain anld aganin.thoy wore drivon nck :nat the point of the olinynot Niiione timoes dhiing that dny ir found' l ysolf at close qunrtors, and ungaged hand to hand: I have boon ongnged in over one lnhidrod ights in iiy tinto;, an have sooti mniany a-red field con n; but for d...
BLACKWOOD. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and E. Baber, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
IiJA.C?K WOOD. FRIDAY, Novimumni 1. (Beforo C. Shutor, M.q., P.M., and'E. Balbor, Esq., J.P.) Cumniing and Co. v. T'' Pilhor, Dobt-£2 8s. (ld. Vordiob for amount, and 10s. costs, One month allowed for p)ayminot. Saino v. YW, Unwin. Dobt--£. 10s, Od, Vordiot for amount, and 12s, Od. costs, OUo month allowed for paymonft. Samo v. C. Pilohor. Dobt--J2 18s. 11d. Vordiot for amount, and 10s. costs. One month allowed for payment. ameno v. Jos. Elliott. Dobt--?l Os. 2d.. Verdict for amount, and 1sa. Od. costs, Fourtoon duys allowod for palyment. Saino v. - Brown. Debts-18s, Vordict for amount, and Ga, costs, Sanio v. Isaac Shaw. Dobt-X-4 4s. Vordict for amount, and 12s. (d. nosts.
MR. A. ROBERTSON'S SELECTION. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
MR. A. ROBERTSON'S SELECTION. T'o the Editor of the BEpress. Saa--I regret that I have again to request a small space in your 'journal to reply to the un: trulhful remarks made by a "Poor Scribe," re garding a correspondence which took place between Mir. Crook and myself anent some land which I took up on the Korkuperrimul. "Poor Scribe" reiterates the statement made by Mr. Crook that Mr. Crook never charged anything to any of his neighbours for firewood; and that, moreover, I had both with and .without Mr. Crook's consent, takeon many a load of firewood from his land; and further, that I had long used a portion of his land, for which I had paid nothing., I give both assertions my. most unqualified denial, I did at one time ask Mr. Crook for liberty to take firewood out of his paddock, His answer was that I might remoIoe as much as I liked for five shillings a load, This I refused to pay, when he allowed me to take two loads for nothing, and I have never either before or since taken...
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
'II'l JI DUK',Ii 11 ,D.NIIll II1Ci IN SOUT?'II AUSTIIALIA. 'I'tl( i cllowini o account of' the p'rncoodings of' his Royal 11igitioss sill?o his ii'rivnl, on thim ,0t;i1 tlt,, we oxt'nclt loinm the A .: Adolafido, Th'ursdfy Evening. Visitors li'om t, interior report that theli honfiros lnst nig'ht wore soon 1it ininonso distitlces fi'ro Adoitide. 'I.i ofbot all alongl thi phlin hetwoo?i tMh hills ((ndl the (tifr wtas voery fln, The illolmihnatins to-night tln var niigenral. Thoe lorthlrn portion of King Willilun-s trolt, flrom Victt'i.-s?quln. to to the North-torrace, is a blzxo of iglht. The light iig' np of' the triumphllnl mnrios had IL pr]tty ofl;;ot Th P'alianllt oi utiouses wero illhniunated with a gigianti, crown, anti smanllr dovicos at the vau'iois windows, -i'ite ontr'nnceo-gateos to thio l)mnin anid (lovo nount ilnoisH worO l.,'illinlly lightoed, niil nlso thme Cl I[onso olplosito, is well 1as tiho Adolaido I nstittoto, itn ftldlo-stroot thoro was n, continuous suCCession ...
GISBORNE. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6. (Before J. C. Thomson, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
GISBORNE, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBrulL (0. (Boforo J. 0. Thomson, Esq., P.M.) Polico v. Elizaboth Thomas, Drunk anud die. orderly, assaulting polico, &o.. Fourtooeen days imprisonmont, ,with 10s. costs; In dofault, four days extra. J. Koaly v, Thomas Crook, Dobt - .1" Gs, Verdict for amount, and Gs, costs,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 November 1867
TII'E NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA., BACCHUS MARSH BRANCH, PAID.UP CAPIT'TAL . . £540,000 R]ESERVE FUND . . , £140,000 URREN T RATES of INTEREST ALLOWED On Moneys deposited for fixed periods, JOHN CONYNOHAM M'CAUSLAND, Manager. BACOHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD' BOARD. COILILECTION OF RAT'IES. N O''IC'E is hereby given, that the Board has S-dlreted the following larrangulntsll to be made with respoct to the COLLECTI'ION of the ]RATE for the current year: ltato Notices to be servud betwoon October 23rd and Novoemhlr ist, during whicih timu the ofllea of the Ioarrd will he closed, Collector to bo in attendance at the office to receive fRates betwoon the hours of 10 a.,m, ind 4 pan.m., from November 2nd to Nov. ember 11,h, inclusive. Rlatopnyore in urares afteor the lant.montioned dato (Nov. 1I) to be summoned. (Bfly order of the hoard) . W. E. STANDI)I"IF 4D, Clark and Colloetor, Ont,,ner 21,.1807. BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY ROAD DISTRICT, I3ACCHIIUS MAltSI SUB1DIVISO0N, EL...