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GISBORNE UNITED DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
GISBORNE UNITED DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. Tois Board met on the 25th November. Present Messers. Robortson (in the chair), Hussay, and Campbell. The minutes of the proceedings of the last meeting wore read and confirmed. Letters sent were rcad and approved. Mr. J, W, Nicol, of Bullengarook, asked portuis. sion to bring under the notice of the Board the case of J. Kioly, contractor for the Gishorne and Marsh road at Bullongarook, Soeveral of the rate. payers of this district had requested him to form one of a deputation to wait upon the Board in reference to this case; and he believed the otherse would have beeoon here to.day, but from some doubt existing whether there would be a meeooting of the Board, The Chairman said that as there wore but three members of the Board present at this meeting, they would do nothing in this matter further than hear what Mr. Nicol had to say about it, and it would be taken into consideration at the next mooting of the Board. Mr. Nicol said ho was led to und...
BALLAN SHIRE ENGINEER. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
BALLAN SHIRE ENGINEER. '/o the Editor of the Ea'~sproe, Sr--I thought my last letter referring to this said Engineeoor would really have been the last; but I must again occupy a small epace in your columns, although it must be patont to every one that Mr. Kelly has swallowed the leeook, roots and all. Still he blunders forth his low abuse; and until he puts on his Sunday suit, and comes out oloean shaved, he must take the consequences. I will content myself for the present by pointing out one hole in his coat, 'Pho works laid out by M[r. Kelly at Morrison's, and oxecuted by Macphorson and Farr, have boon almost univorsally condomned, not only by the good folks of Mlorrison's, but by most traveller's having occasion to pass that way, as being a gross wasto of the rat.opayers' money; and further, is MIr. Kclly aware that the rate. payers in and aroundl Morrison's are geotting up a petition for the purposo of severing themselves from the 1Jallan Shire, and to be ounuoxed to the Mnolere...
MOUNT EGERTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
MOUNT EGEIbTON. (FROMs A CORRESPIONDENT,) I HvA the pleasure to colmmnunicato that our little township of lIount Egurton was all alivo on Monday to pay duo respect to the arrival of I'rinco Alfred in the colony, Some of the clading store k6opers and publicans viod with each other in the distribution of buns, and thero was a great display of flroworks,.to the intonse delight of the school childron, who woreo congregated for the purpose of witnessing the display. MIr. R. W. Tanner, store. keeooper and butcher, was most liberal on the occasion, sparing no cost so that the children enjoyed themselves, The Mount Egerton Gold Mining Company are ovorhaulnlug their machinery, so that they may be able to put through doubleo the quantity of stuff; and in a conversation I had with lIr. Bailey, the head manager, he said if I had reported the reef as 40 foot wide, I should be ncarer the imark; in fact, he said, it was aI golden quarry.
ANTIDOTE FOR POISON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
ANTIDOTrx FO POISON.-Swoot Oil, according to the Amnwrica? Artisan, is an antidote for poison. It slaye thalt "a poison of any conceivable descrip tion and degree of potency, which has been swallowed inmtentionally or by accident, may be rendered instantly harmless by swallowing two gills of sweet oil. An individual with a very strong constitution should take twice thoe quantity. This oil will neutralise overy form of vegetable or mineral poison with which pbhysicians and chemists are acquainted." CnIuENT FOL FLoonS.-Earthen floors are comI monly made of loam, and sometimes, especially to make malt on, of lime and brook sand, and gun dust or anvil dust from the forge. The mann?er of making earthen floors for phdain country habita tions is, according to the Enlislih Mchliunic, as follows:-Take two-thirds of lime and one of coal ashes well sifted, with a small quantity of loam olay; mix the whole together, and toutpor it well with water; making it up into a heap, lot it lio a week or ...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] BUNGAREE v. BUNINYONG. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
00 RRESPONDEN 0 E. [Il'o arti not responsible fbr the oplnilns er'essedc by oeur i:orresponentlcs.] BUNGAREE v. BUNINYONG. To the Editor of the REpress. Sal,-Allow me to thank you for your courtesy in giving my last lettoer t phlcu in the colunallls of thle Expncess, and for the importance whichl you have attached to it in mnaking it the themen of a leading artoicle, T''he prosperity. of hundreds dlepends so muot nupon thie reslt of thu agitation, that any ray of light shed over the question at issue deserves consideration, especially from the Newspaper Proea, to which, perhaps, the world is more deeply indebted, than to any of the numerous secular agonoioes for good that are constantly at work, Ther area, I four, nuny mnisconooptions in clroulh. tion as to the dispute betwooen Bunaree mnld Buninyong Shire Council It is Ia umistake to sepposel that the inhabitants of the Shireo generally are avorse to annexation, If they were canvass!td to-morrow, I firmly buliove that a vast majori...
BACCHUS MARSH, BALLAN, & PENTLAND HILLS AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL SOCIETY. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
BACCHUS MARSH, BALLIAN, & PENTLAND HILLS AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL SOCIETY. To the Editor of the wress., Sm?-Could any of the Columittoo of the Bnachus iMarsh, Ballanm, and Pentland Hills Agrioultural and Pastoral Society givo any better rneason than the arrival of H.R.H, the Duke of Edinburgh for putting off their Sliow from the 28th of November to the end of February, a time when stock will not be fit to be soon? Why not have it ten days or so after the Duke's arrival, when he mightb be iunvited to see the produce of one of the best pastoral districts in the colony, and .enable the Baeohuns Marsh demonstration, yeomen, &o., to show their loyalty P Beosides, the Grain Show should be hold in UnBallan in March, if they intend to'keep to their former agroeements. If not, they may find that the 3aluan subscribors will not be so liberal as on former occasions.-Yours, &o., SusonnmER, Ballan, 20th November, 1807.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
TIlE IMPORTED PURE CLYDESDALE STALLION, "LORD GLASGOW," Will Stand this Beasoea at BR 0 DL A ND 8, Bacclus Marsh. 1OaD GLASGOW is five years old, of great Lj strenglth, and fine action, Ho was bred by Mr. Weir, one of the first breeders in Lanarkshire. TEftars :--£5 10s. and £5. Groom, °s. Od. Arrangements have been made with Mrs, James for her woll.-known paddolcks, where every care will be takon, but without respuonsibility. For particulars apply at the stables, or of Mr. J. lAmccnTY. %# Twenty Sovereigns will be given by tlhe owner of Loan GLAsoow to the local Agricultural Society, to be divided into prizes of .£10, £40, and .14, for yearlings the progeny of the above horse. W. MORLEY. "YOUNG ROB ROY," AN IMPORTED PURE BRED. CLYDESDALE STALLION, Will Stlatd this 8eason at the Bald liill Paddock, klnown as ORAVEN'S FARM, Within two miles of Bacohuas Marshl, and adjoining Darley, where, there is splendid grass. "TOUNG ROB ROY (half brother to Blackleg), I is a pure bred Clydesdale ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
BATURDAY, NOVEJMBJER 30, 1867. Tmi arrival of Hi-s Royal ]-Highness the DUKE or EDinDUOnII in Victoria is an event deserving of all possible honour from every section of the.colonists. Therefore it is that we have taken pains to make this issue of our journal a lasting memorial of the occasion, and the demnonstration we thus make on behalf of our readers is the more appropriate, inasmuch as the township with which the Erj'e,* is more immediately connected has stood alone in not showing any indications that its residents were aware or pleased that a member of the Royal Family was doiiiciled in Victoria. Some objection has been taken by cynical people to the "swarmery"- as CAntrTIE would call it-shown in the reception of PRrsoNE ALFRED; as though, they sany, it was the Qusas herself who had paid us a visit. To this we may reply that as Huin M?a?TrrT is not at all likely to tax our loyalty to make a grander exhibition of itself tlhan it has to her Royal son, all Victorians may rest ass...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
T'l.E NATI.ONA L BANK1 OF A USTIIAJLAS1A, BACOHUS MARSH BRANCH. PAID.UP CAPITAL . , £540,000 RESERM ,E FUN]) . . . £140,000 C UIRRENT RATES of INTEIRES'I' ALLOWED On Monoys deposited for fixed periods. JOHN OONYNGHAM M'0AUSLAND, Manager. SHIRE OF. BALLAN, NO?'CIC '1'O RIA'EPAYEItS. xO'TICE i hereby given that ll Rlatopayors j1 who have NO'' PAID 'THI'EI RATES for the current year on or before the 16th Decembeor next, will be SUMMONEDI) for the recovery of the sameo according to law. (By order of the Col1nocl) "R, H, YOUNO, Secretary, &o. nallan, Nov. 20, 1867. BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL, C EAITSED) TENDERS, addressed to the Presilont t. of the Council, will be received until WE) NESDIAY, the 4th day of 1)ECiEMDIINR, 1Htl7, at the hour of 11 a.m,, for the following works, viz,: 1. For cutting about 2} miles of drains on roads now being cloaredl by M. Lynch. 2. For the supply of 1800 yards of metal, to be stacked in heaps on the D?ylesford road. ,. Clenring, cutting, and forming abo...
BALLARAT MINING BOARD. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 30 November 1867
BALLARAT MINING BOARD. To the Editor of the Express. SIR,–In your issue of the 2nd inst. there appeared a letter from Mr..Croker, in reply to a previous communication of mine, in which that gentleman, not being able to refute my statements, tries to vindicate himself by a tirade of abuse and invec- tive–strongly reminding me of the fable of the donkey and the lion's skin. Now, with your per- mission, Mr. Editor, I will show you and the public that I have advanced nothing but the truth, and Mr. Croker's letter will greatly assist me in substantiating it. With reference to the motion, revision of registrar's fees, Mr. Croker asserts that he exercised a wise discretion in with- drawing it. The quotation from my former letter will explain the state of the case. The mover simply moved the proposition, and Mr. M'Donell, after a while, seconded it, for the purpose of dis- cussion. Messrs. Downs and Nettel held that something ought to be said, by way of reason for a change. Mr. Croker repli...
ORIGINAL POETRY. TO THE BEREAVED ONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 7 December 1867
ORIGINAL POETRY. TO TTIJ BIEREAVED ONE. . Mourn not for him who now is free From earthly pain anld min?ry; - earu not, for 1Tl who rules the day Will tenad gand ui'd thee on thy way, And to thy mind oppressed with grlof Give soothing c:omfort and relief, 'rhon plaln thy Itrut in I lin alone VWho ?.re un from lli heavcnly throne; For lie who hid11 the o, hio till, Andrl calh its fury at Hisi will, Shall evetr lpove loth kind and true Towards the fll thurls lland the widow too. MAlaii'N IIeNn? BIYI3AY Mount IBllulcwood, Nov. 80; 18017.
SUCCESS IN LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 7 December 1867
SuccEss IN Lrz.--Solf-help alone makes a man succeed. If he has confidence in hitpself, he may despise the world, because he is sure to get on by his own determination to succeed.-Sir Rober; Pod. THE late Daniel O'Connell once met a conceited literary friend, and exclaimed, "I saw a capital thing in your last pamphlet." "Did youP" eagerly replied the delighted listener, "what was it?" "A pound of butter I" A NEoEssARY QUEsTcIOr,-Quin was once at a small dinner party. The master of tho house, pushing a delicious pudding towards the wit, begged him to taste it. A gentleman had just before greedily helped himself to an immense piece of it. "Pray," said Quin, looking first at the gentleman's plate and then at the dish, "which is the pudding F" THe paper so extensively made of forest trees is said to be particularly adapted to log.books. We don't like to see a lady with very minute fooeet.. Ladies shouldn't stand upon trifles, FEa?INo.--A Quaker once hearing a person tol' how much he had...
BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 7 December 1867
BALLAN. Tiar ordinary meeting of Court Ballan, of the Ancient Order of Foresters, was held at the Ballan Hotel, on Wednesday, 27th November, 0., Pung presiding, when the report of the Ball Committee was adopted by the Court, and the stewards (whose names will be seen in the advertisement) appointed. Some of the members not being satis fled as to the room in which the Committee had recommended the Court to hold the ball, it was resolved that a special summoned meeting should be called for the following Friday night, for the purpose of electing an Appeal Committee, who should reconsider the matter. The summoned meeting was hold on Friday night, and the Appeal Committee duly elected. Having heard the appeal, and considered the objections which certain members had to the report of the Beall Committee, they confirmed the resolution of the Court, and dismissed the appeal. The stewards held a meeting on the same night for the trans action of business, and will meet again next Friday (yeste...
MOUNT EGERTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 7 December 1867
MOUNT EGERTON.. (FROsI A CORR~SPONDEINT,) PE?aIAPs a description of the reef here, from its first opening to the present time, may be accep table to your readers, In the month of March, 1854, a party of four men out prospecting called at a hut on Mount Egerton station, and asked for a night's lodging. The hutkeeper (Benjamin Parr Caldecott, commonly called Little Ben, at present keeping that snug and cleanly-kept road side house situated between Mount Egerton and Buninyong Station, and known to all residents in the district as the Mushroom ale and porter store) received them kindly; and after the usual good meal had been eaten, one of the party asked if there had been any gold found in the neighbour hood. The hutkeeper said he had some specimens that had come off a hill close by, and with what he believed to be gold in them. 'He brought them out, and his visitors inspected them, and asked him to show them the spot in the morning. Little Ben willingly consented; they visited the reef...
H.R.H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 7 December 1867
H.R.HI. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH In making his public cntrU into Milbornc, was saluted with the National Anthcmn, sung by ten thousand children in ?:cellent harnwnly and tinc-a spectacle nerer to beforfgottln. Ten thousand choristers united stand A compact, loyal, and devoted band; With beating hearts of innocence and truth, To greet and hail the Royal railor youth, They raise their voices, tremulous and slow, And breasts heave high with patriotic glow, As Britain's song, our nation's noblest lay, Peals far and near on that auspicious day. The surging crowd is mute, no sound breaks in To mar the beauty of that glorious hymn A people's orisons, spontaneous, free, For Her whose sway extends from sea tosoes. Befitting prayer for one whose rule benign Reflects her virtues rare from clime to clime; ': b Whose blameless life commands respect from allU. In lowly cot as in baronial hall. From guileless bosoms rose that peerless ohant, i And loving hearts do warmly hope and pant. That choicest ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 7 December 1867
GAU"L AND DUNN, ?jfotograp1 rs , 76 & 77 SWANSTON STREET, MIELBOURNE. Priue Medal awarded for excellence in Carte.de-Visite and Cabinet Portraits. MR. GELL, Of the firm of GELL & DAVIES, SOLICITORS, Queen Street, Melbourne, May be consulted DAILY at his Office. BACCHUS MARSH. [EArnD. DR. BONE, M.D., M,R,OS.E., L.SA.L, U.U.L,, &o., Can be consulted at his residence, PARKSIDE COTTAGE, STAMFORD HILL, BAcorIus MAnss. MISS MEI K L E, PENTLAND HILLS, MILLINER & STRAW IHAT MAKER. Miss M. is in possession of the Spring Fashions. Ladies' and G&otlenen's Fell Hats Cleaned and Dycd, Orders to be left at Mr. G. G. PATraEsoN's, Bacehus Marsh, or Mrs. MnxlrcE's, Myrniong. Murray's Family Hotel, T. M'CANNY begs to inform the inhabitants . of Bacchus Marsh and surrounding aistriets that he has reduced his out.door prices in the BOTTLING DEPARTMENT, selling the same quality of article as he has done, since he comn monoed business, at the undermentioned prices:...
INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 7 December 1867
INQUEST. AN inquest was hold on Thursday, in the Court House, aocohus M\arsh, before Dr. Rae, Coroner for the distriet, upon the body of John Watson, found dead upon the main road, near the Korku. porrimni Creek, on the previous evening. A jury having been sworn, with Mr. Con. Mahoney as foreman, the following evidence was taken. Alfred Watson, aged fifteen, residing at Bacchus Marsh, son of the deceased, identified the body as that of his father. Last saw him alive about three months ago, in Bacch'i Msarsh, Ho then seemed to be in good health. Hlo was a shoemaker by trade. To the best of witness's knowledge deceased had always had good health, and was not intem perate in his habits. He had been living in Ballan for the past fortnight. Never knew his father to have fits, and did not know that he was ill at IJallan some four or five months asgo. Robert Mlilno, seaman, deposed that between five and six o'clock.on the previous evening he was travelling to Baoehus Marsh, and found the b...
CURIOSITIES OF AMERICAN METAPHOR. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 7 December 1867
CURIOSITIES OF AME RICAN ME TAPHIOR.- One gushing sentence from a novel called " Heart or Head," published not long ago: " And she, leaning on his strong mini , and giving up her whole soul to him, was so happy in this spoiling of herself, so glad to e thuo s robbed, offerin?, him the rich milk of love in n full udder ot trust, and lowning for him to come and take it !" Some time ago a Chicago critic was very much affected by the play of "Arrah na Pogue." "There are passages in it," he writes, " which thunder at the heart like the booming of the Atlantic tide, and drown it in floods of bitter tears." The play mentioned by the Chicano critic could hardly have been as aflecting as the oratory of a preacher who is described by an admiring editor. "I have," he says, " repea tedly heard the moat famous man in America, but there are times when the flame of his pathos licks the everlasting hills with a roar that moves your 'soul to depths fathomed by few other men." Evidently this pranchle...