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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
BIRTH. Surr?.-On 24th -January, at .Dalby Pri. vatse Hospital, Bacchus Marsh, to Mr.. and Mrs. Edgar Smith, of "Burrin. gamyth," Bacchus Marsh - a son (Campbell Elliott.) MARRIAGE. RYAN-VALLENCE :- [Silver Wedding.] - On the 28th; January, 1891, at St. Bern ard's Ronian Catholic Church, Bacchus Marsh, by the Rev. A. E. Hennessey, assisted by the late Rev,. D.Horan, Ed mond, seventh son of the late Ed mond and Ellen Ryan, of Balloughbee, County Tipperary, Ireland, to Banora, eldest daughter of Mrs. Bridget Val lence, and the late Henry Vallence, 7Werribee Vale, Bacchus Marsh. Pre sent address-Police Station, Thebarton, South Australia. DEATH. Mornas.-On the 28rd January, at his late residence, "Rnardean,". Malvern. William Alfred, dearly loved husband of Ellen Morris, father of Fred (Cold streams), Bert (Underbool), Dr. J. Newman Morris (Auburn), and Edgar (Bacchus Marsh), representative for Swallow & Ariell and MaoRobertson,. aged 69 years. IN MEMORIAM. MoFA.LANE.-In loving ...
"IF GERMANY COMES HERE." [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
'IF GERMANY COMES HERE." "A man who is a free man, free Erom encuiubrances, and whose con science says fairly to him that he must go, must not say 'I will not ;o because the capitalist owns Aus tralia.' He must not- say that it will be just the same if Germany loes come here. He must not delude himself with such lies-=with :state ments that he knowvs to be lies, for 10 man can deceive himself success Fully. This country is the freest and most democratic on God's earth, and he knows very well that it would not be the same. if Germany comes heie."-Mr. W. Hughes, Prime Minister of Australia.. "He wanted them to thrust from* their minds all delusion, and look all the facts in the face. We had said that this land was for us. Let us be prepared to make good that challenge. Let us not dwell in a Fool's paradise, or we 'should be treated as Belgium has been. We must be prepared to defend --our country rather than stick our heads in the sand of delusion;, or -babble like fools in .a jungle o...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
Commonwealth War Loan closes on Tuesday next. Make your ap-. plica.tions early. The money is necessary to equip our soldiers, and keep them efficient in the field, to fight your enemies. Tenders are invited until Feb. 'th for the lease of a 304-acre farm at Melton. Messrs. L.. A. Fairbairn & Co. advertise particulars. Tenders are invited by the Closer Settlement ':Bard for the lease of land at Werribee. See advertise ment. Tenders are again called for re modelling the Toolern Vale State school. Evidently the last were too high for acceptance. Tenders close on Thursday, 10th Feb., as adver tised. Seaside breezes are appreciated during these summer days. An op portunity: to obtain them is afforded' by the annual bay excursion trom Bacchus Marsh, -Melton, and dis tricts, which will be held on Mon day week,.- 7th Feb. Full particu lars as to fares, time table, &c., are advertised this week. Secure your tickets early, which enables the pro moters to make proper provision ...
WANTED: 50,000 MEN FOR THE COMMONWEALTH ARMY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
WANTED: 50,000 MEN FOR THE COMMONWEALTH ARMY. Australia needs 50,000 Men for the New Army, and 16,000 Men each month as Reinforcements. Victoria's .Quota is 16,600 Men, and 5,100 a Month.. The humber of fit men in the dis trict allotted Bacchus Marsh is set down at 388; number to be supplied to the new force, 40; monthly rein forcements 14. Melton, total fit, 190; quota, 20, monthly reinforce ments, 7. Werribee, total fit, 576; quota, 59; monthly reinforcements, 20.
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
ACCHIUS1 MARSH BOWLING CLUB. Sunshine iwill visit Bacchus Marsh on Monday, next, 31st instt. The following teams have been chosen: Miss McFarlane, J. K. Brown, G. McFarland, M. Butterfield (c.). Mrs. H. G. Campbell, W. Horder, W?. E. Ramsey, H. H. Blight (c.). Mrs. Johns, J. G. Wells, C. E. Powell, P. F. Emmett (c.). Mrs. Shaw, F. Hiscock, R. H. Dugdale. A. G. Crisp (c.) Play conmmence at 2.,3 Visitors will be. entertained to tea at Royal hotel. Three rinks from the Central Bowling Club, Ballarat, visited Bac clhus Marsh on Saturday last, to play the local club, and again easily de feated the Marsh in two rinks (Hogan's and Campbell's); Butter field's rink about holding their own, being down by eight points only. The weather was warm, and the green played its best for this sea son. The ladies kindly supplied afternoon tea. Mr.-J. A. Johns (Vice-President) welcomed the Bal Iarat Club and Mr. Glasson respon ded. Mr. Chandler gave a recita tion, "A Dutchnman on the Tele phone," very ; ...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
RIFLE SHOOTINIG. The Bacchus Marsh.`club will fire a match on the racecourse range to day--New members v. Old. The team will be chosen on the ground, and all are invited to take part. - In-future,. members are requested to bring their own amnmunition on to the range. The Ballan Club will visit Bac chus Marsh on Saturday, 49th Feb. In order to sustain the ihterest in the Club, monthly coi petitions will be held on the second SaturdaSy in each month. The first:-will take place on Saturday, 12th Februa.ry, at 500 and 600 yards. Last Saturday there was a good competition for Cr. D. Robertson's trophy; 27 shooters took part, which resulted in a tic between G. Cook sou :and S. G. Cox, who will` shoot off for' first place to-day; W. P. Grant was third. The conditious were 7 shots at 400 _and 500 yards. Scores:-G.. Cookson, 30, 29, 12, 70; S. G. Cox, 32, 33, 5, 70; W. P. Grant, 30, 34, .5, 69; C. West, 29, 27, 12, 68; .Denis BarryI 27, 28, 12, 67; .J. McGregor, 25, 27, 15, 67; E. Tracey, 30...
ROWSLEY PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
ROWSLEY PICNIC. We have been asked to publish the balance .sheet of the last Rows ley New Year's picnic, and anyone wishing to see those of former years may do so at any time by calling at Mrs. Templeton's. Collected by Mrs. Templeton Miss Greene, 10/; Mrs. Sloss, J. Smith, 5/ each; Mrs. Hine, sen., 4/; Mrs. Templeton, 3/; Mrs. M. Kerr, D. O'Keefe, Sharland, W. Connelly, H. F. Kerr, Wohlers, Pace, T: Hine, 2/6 each; Mrs. V. Dubout, Simmons, 3/ each; Mrs. Ridgway, J. McCue, 1/6 each; total, £2/14/; W. Grant Morton, lollies; Miss Dickie, tea and mustard. Collected by Mrs. W. Lyle-R. S. Boyd, 10/; Mrs. Davidson, Whitlowv Bros., 4/ each; Mrs. W. Manly, II. Manly, Morris,. J. Manly, W. T. line, Lyle, Cookson, 3/ each; Mrs. Toogood, 2/6; Mrs. Buckley, Tom. Manly, Morris, Donald, Bryden, L. Dubout, Alan Davidson, 2/ each; H. C. Watson, 1/3; R. J. Hine, 1/; total, £2/17/9; Mrs. Reed, cakes. Expenditure--Mrs. Sloss, £2/2/1; Oliver (toys), 18/; Murphy (toys), 15/2; Ford, 10/; Cowan, 10/; Dick...
SOLDIERS' LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
SOLDIERS' LETTERS. Notes from Harrie Oliver, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Oliver, of Bac chus Marsh:- Hospital Boat, 30.11.15.--The doc tor thought I was on the verge of a pretty bad breakdown,, and sent me right away. From the time I set foot on the boat I started to improve. A great storm sprang up just after tlhe boat started, and we had to put in at Emubros island (a few miles from Gallipoli) for two days. You cannot realise what this boat is like after three months of dreary, dirty, fighting on Gallipoli. I should think it is the nearest ap proach to Heaven a human is likely to get to on earth (or shoukld I say water.) - I came aboard six days ago,- scarcely caring whether Ilived or died. Dirty, eaten alive with lice, and feeling' absolutely broken up in every way. I was led down to the ward 'with its little double-. decker cots, spotlessly clean, with snow white sheets. I had a hot bath -the first of any kind for close on 'three months, most of which was spent underground like a ...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
BACOHUS MARSH. Clearing sale at Mr. M. Keily's, Darley, on Wednesday, Feb. 16ti~. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairii & Co. will conduct the sale. A clearing sale will be held at Balliang on. behalf of Mrs. John McArthur, on Thursday, 17th Feb. .Mlessrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. have the matter in hand. Tenders are invited for the lease of Mrs.Ž,Keily's "Woodside" farm on the Lerderderg, Bacchus Marsh. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. ad vertise particulars. Baptist Church services, Sunday, 11 and 7.30; Pastor S. Whitchurch. Week-night service at 8. All wel come. Methodist: Church services, 30th inst. ;-Melton, 3; Bacchus Marsh, 7.30, Mr. W.. J. C. Ashley. There Swill be no services at Staughtoin Vale or Balliatig East, owing to Student enlisting. Presbyterian Church services, 30th inst.:-Bacchus Marsh, 11 and 7.30; Melton, 3; Rev. G. S. Moorhliead. Evening Anthem, "Ye that stand in the House of the 'Lord." The many friends of the. Rev. B. Williams, Presbyterian Church, Bac c...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
- THE EMPIRE'S CALL. The Geelong correspoindent of the "Argus" says that amongst those who volunteered for- active service at Geolong recruiting depot on. Tues day was Mr. A. T. Ozanne, M.H.R. for Corio. He passed the medical test, but he will not be attested for a month, to enable him to arrange his private affairs. Mr..Ozanne, who has had considerable experience as an artilleryman, said that lie had felt the step he had taken to be a matter of duty as the Empire was passing through its darkest hour, and unless all stood shoulder to shoulder, and did their little bit, serious consequences would follow. He could not appeal to.. other men to enlist until he had done so him self. Now he would be able to enter with energy into the recruiting muovement. Mr. Morley, Liberal candidate, has now signified his intention not to con test the Corio seat. Mr. Robert Evans, of Manor House . Metal Works, London, has written to Mr. H. G. Campbell and Mr. R. Fagg, of Bacchus Marsh, acknowledging, wi...
The Peer and the Woman. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward. Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XLI.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
[ie Peer ;aeid te Iwoma, BY E. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward. Lock & Co. Ltd. S[All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER XLE .--Contihued. "You are quite sure of that. I sup pose?" he asked. "It happens curious ly 'enough that your description ot: your niece exactly tallies with the de scription of the murdered woman. That seems a strange coincidence." I shook my head. "At any rate that bracelet was not the one she wore: `.[ saldsilo?ily-t'tiing to my feet. "I am sorry to have.trou. bled you though, of course. -t am glad to have my mind set at ease " 'Naturally." he said. "Good morn. tng." "Good morning, sir." I left the office with beating heart, glad to get safely away, and con'scious that In more ways than one I had been Imprudent. Immediately the door was closed I heard a sharp whistle behind me, which I concluded to come from the speaking tube in the inspector's room. On my way out I passed through the office with which it com. municated, and one o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
Latest WAR News! Stick to You Gaas, "MOSS f." ýContinue to Fire Oat The Be3t Materia,.1, Latest Style, and Good Workmanship 'hich ha.s taken you to The Pront every time. Ern. MOSS, People's Tailor, Bacchus Marsh THE FORD SPECIALISTS Wish. to inform- the Residelhts of Bacchus Matrsh and District that they are making every .provision for the upkeep of this POPULAR CAR. ..,Rl.d sht...,..nA .. ,alk....A ,Rn ,df hf.d hn......, AR, ...d. .d. hs . ..A... d ...... ,t..r. a h.h, h.#T.h 111.......11th. d h.. .. . hR *FORD CARSs LATEST MODEL, Single Seater, Complete. Ditto Double Seater, Complete. Please Remember, All Cars ordered through US will have our Special Attention. This means a BIG SAVING to you for upkeep. S..UPPORT LOCAL TRADE IT WILL PAY -YOU WE1L. IMON lTro.,t FFod AgeU g MOTOR GARAGE, BACCHUS MARSH. 'Phono 29. S:: GL EN -VALLEY "E.... . A.'T EA - - Fo F Fragrance and Vauhe. AGENTS Geo, DIGKE SONS, Grocers, Seed, Grai and General Produce Merchants, ACCHIUS MA RSH:-: F. G. E. HISCO...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
PRELIMINARY ADVERTISE MENT. WEDNESDAY Feb. 16 L. A. FAIRBAIRN & CO., instruc ted by Mr. M. Keily, who is leaving the district, will Sell at his Pro perty, at Darley- The Whole of his HORSES, CAT TLE, FARM IMPLEMENTS, and EFFECTS. Fill particulars next issue. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., Bac chus Marsh. PRELIMINARY NOTICE THURSDAY, Feb. 17 L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., instruc ted by Mrs. John Macarthur, of Bal liang," will hold a CLEARING SALE on the Farm, on above date. Full particulars later. -L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., Bacchus Marsh. FARM TO LET. TENDERS are invited, returnable to the Agents before SATURDAY, 5th Feb., fo? a 5 fto 7 years LEASE of Mrs. Keily'.s Homestead, known as WOODSIDE, and containing 117 acres. Possession 1st March. Full particulars on application. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., Bae chus Marsh. AGRICULTURAL FARM TO LET. TENDERS, closing SATURDAY, Feb. 5th, are invited for a 5 years' LEASE of a Splendid Agricultural FARM, of 304 acres, close to ...
BACCHUS MARSH POST OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
BACCHUS MARSH POST OFFICE The Office closes at 6 p.m. daily. Office opens for 2). minutes after Melbourne mail is sorted-6.i0 p.m. to 7 p.m. Private box holders may obtain their lotters at all hours. Telegraph Office opon from 9 a.m to 6 p.m. Telephone from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Money Order business opuli frome 9 a.u. to 4 p.n.; Saturdhi.y, close at 12 noon. iegistorecl and Parcel . Post mails close 15 - and 20 minutes before stated closing times. . Mails close "laily: Mellbourne-7.40 i(t.i.,- 12.20 p.in.. T.P.O., 8 p.m. Ballarat-8S.20 a.i.,b p inii Ballau-8.20 a.m. Rowsloy-8.20 a.im. Myrniong-8.20 a.u. Mcltou-7.40 a .m. .Balliang-9.30 a.m. Mails receivoed daily.: Melbourune-9.10 a.li;.,. 6.20. :p. i., 9.10 p.m - Ballarat-12.55 p.1 , I; 9.10 p.mi. Ballan-12.55 p.m. ltowslcy-12.55 p).mni. Myrniong-8.20 aL.n.; Melton--9.10 a.i. Bualliang-5.15 p.mu. G. M. CRlEA GC , P.M.
"NEARER AND NEARER." [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
"NEARER AND NEARER." "We -appeal to the men of fight ing age in this country to enlist in the Australian army. We have now had over 16 months of war, and we have learned a lesson which. has burned itself in the hearts of tihe most indifferent and apathetic of us all. The present position is one which it would be well for us to look at carefully, and in detail, for there are some men yet vwho live in a world of illusion. Their num ber is- few, but it must be disturbed at all hazards. These gentlemen think that all is yet very well. But wvhat is the position . . . . The war is coming step by step nearer and nearer- to our shores. Hitherto, by the blessing of God, and by the might of the British Navy, we -have been wholly spared the frightful horrors of war; but the position is one which 'must give every man who loves his .country= pause. We are arrayed against the greatest military nation the world has ever seen-a nation which; if it succeeds, will, as surely as night follows day, utt...
BACCHUS MARSH. No. 61. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
I3=>: BACCHUS MARSH. ii:-.By W. WILLIAMS, B.A.. .. .o. 61. Old age has its penalties, The : ;thousand and one aches make great ::inroads upon the muddy vesture of decay. I come across (September 25th, 1.875) an extraordinary in stance of :loss of sense of locality. Mr. Cummning, sen., farmer, aged 80 years, residing at Parwan, wandered .away from his home, and although lihe was immediately missed, and search made, was not found until :: edhiesday eveninig, when one of the sons of Mr: Robert Kerr, of Par wan; and Mr. Timothy Connell, also of -Parwan, found him, some seven ' iles from his home, and making apparently for the Brisbane Ranges. He had no hat or coat on, and one boot off. He was walking alongside a fence, supporting himself by it, and when asked where he was going *-to, said he was going to visit a neighbour. The clothes lie had taken off were found, by his direction, near at hand. All day on Wednes . day some 50 or 60 horsemen, includ ing the police, were out searching...
BACCHUS MARSH MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
BACCHUS MARSIH MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. The annual meeting of members was held on Thursday evening last. Mr. P. A. McFarlane, Vice-Presi dlent, presided, in the -unavoidable absence of the President (Mr. W. D. Hogan) who wrote apologising for his absence, and thanked mem bers for the support given him dur ing his term of office. The Secretary (Mr. F. H. Crook) submitted the following report:-I have pleasure in reporting that you have again had a successful year financially. The total receipts, £232 4/10, being 1/8 over last year. Our gross expenditure was . £468/19/3, £298/18/10 of which was for the purchase and repairs to cottage ad joining the Institute. Deducting the cost of cottage, our normal expend.i ture equals £1.70/0/5, as against last year's normal expenditure of £186 1.4/1. You will perceive that the balance sheet shows a debit balance of £190/0/4; by adding £21/11/7 (the amount to our credit with which we started the year') makes £211 11/11. Substracting that amount' from t...
PYKE'S CREEK RESERVOIR. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 January 1916
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. 7ft. 280 acre feet. LAST WEEKLY RETURN. 8ft. 3in. 320 acre feet. Present output-3.8 cubic feet per second; last week, 3 cubic feet per second.