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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
Latest WAR News! • Stick to Your, Guns, "MOSSY." : :-Continue to Fire Outl The Best Material, Latest Style, and . Good Workmanship Which ha~s taken you Sto The Front every time. *,ym-w. ,~p- f- 1w..qq I l *.,ipv.Q -*t .'IW ;.q~ Jp-t?.~ p-O W'V'.UUp-.qf " 'qLJ?fT" J JP, Em. MOSS, The People's Tailor, Gran Street, •~ Bacchus Marsh XO BRO 8. 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. FORD CARS roro .ar SLATEST MODEL, Single Seater, Complete. SDitto Double Seater, 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. SIMWON Bros., Forddl ApenIo MOTOR GARAGE, BACCHUS MARSH. 'Phone 29. GLEN VALLEY --------E---T EA ----------- For Fragrance and Value. AGENTS - Geo. DICKIE & SONS, Grocers, Seed, Grain,. and General Produce Merchants, BACCHUS MARSH F: G. E. HI...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
' DEATH. MAaHoNEY.-On 10th FebrUary,.1916, at her residence, "The' Aeoais," Bacohus Marsh, Mary,:reliot of the late.Corne; . liusn Mahoney, aged 86 years. IN MEMOBRIAM. CANNON.--In loving memory of our dear son and brother, Patrick Cannon, who passed peacefully away on 22nd Febru ary, 1915, at Sqnshine. He bore hIis p"in, he bore'it well; But what he suffeired none can tell But God alone, who thought it best, Relieved his pain, and gave him rest. Inserted by his. loving Father and Mother (P. and M. Cannon) Sisters and Brothers., CANNON.-In loving memory of my dear brother, Patrick, who departed this life at Sunshine, Feb. 22nd, 1915; also in fant son of the above, who died Jan. 24th, 1916. Inserted by his loving "Sister, Annie Wells. GRIEvE.-In fond and loving remem Sbrance of my dear wife, Hannah, who departed thlis life at Bacehusne Marsh, February -14, 1914. God called her hlome, it was.His will; But in our hearts she is living still. Her memory is as dear to-da/ As the saddest d...
CLEARING SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
CLEARING SALES. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. re port having held a successful clear ing sale of stock- and farm., iinple ments on account Mr: M. Keily, on Wednesday last, 16th inst. 10 dairy cows, all in milk, made from £9 to £14/10/, averaging £11/7/6. Calves, £2/15/. Draught mare, 4 years, £21; draught yearling colt, £8/10/; me dlium filly, 2yrs., £10/10'; do yearl ing, £5. Implements :--Deering mower, £11/15/; seed diil~ £14; plan. £10/10O ; hay raike, £5;E reaper and ibindei', £14/10i/;,ad a large quantityi of harss aild- sundries at satisfac|tory pri_:cs. :Messrsli. L. A. ].~iliair n & Co.. re l)ot hi t ig heldt acleiOng" sale of horses, cattle and farnt implements, on -account Mrs. J.' McArtlhur, of Balliang, on Thitday last, 1.7th inst. There was a lairgo attendance of buyeris,.~and prices were very sat isfactoriv. IHLorse: Draught geldings 5-yrs., £385/i I do, 7yrs., £30/5/i do, 3yrs., £2:, 'do, aged, £10/10/ to £20; drauoght mare, -£16/10/. Dairy7 cows, in ...
DEATH OF MRS. C. MAHONEY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
DEATH OF MRS. C. -MAHONEY. We regret to have to record the death of another of ou.r very oldest and respected residentse; in the per son of Mrs. Mahoney, widow of the late Mr. Cornelius, Mahoney, J.P. Mrs. Mahoney was a colonist of 75 years, and a resident of! Bacchus Marsh for 67 years. She ivwas born in Counit TipperaIry,'?Ihielilld, and canje to A.ustralia with her p/arents in .the .ship ''Agricola,"' landing at Williamstown on 3rd October, 1841. The . family settled at Solomon's Ford, on Saltwater River, eight milds from Melbourne, where they had a pastoral property. It was from here that Mrs. Mahloney (then Miss Mary Hogan) mariied her ate husband, and came to ieside at Bac chus Marsh iin 1849, and remained here until the time. of her death, which occurred on Thursday even ing, 10th inst. She had been laid up since November last, but had never really been the same since the death of her husband, which oc curred some 18 months ago. She missed him very much. Mrs. Ma honey was 86 ...
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. A meeting will be held in the Shire hall on Thursday next, 24th inst., to arrange for distribution of "Our Day" buttons. The hon. Sec. (Miss Beatrice W. 'Anderson) acknowledges, with 'thanks: Mr.. W Moiton, sen., £1 ;f Mrs'. Gordou Lyle, 5/. Sent away-28 shirts, 2 pillows and slips, 51 pairs socks, 1 scarf, 1 arm sling, books, old linen, sugar bags. Goods donated-Pillow and pillow slips, Mrs. McGillivrav. Books, Mrs. '1. W. Davis, Miss Unsworth, A Friend. Old 'linen, Mrs. R. H. Dug dale, Miss Blobel, Friend. Socks, Misses C. Edwards. Bessio Morton, N. Pearce, G. W. Anderson, Ethel Dugdale, Mrs. Meririman (7 pairs). Sugar bags, Mesdames T. W. Davis. L. Hawkins, Collie Lyle. Myrniong Society-12 pairs socksý scarf, cap, pillowslips and books.. Miss B. W. Anderson, Hon. Sec. -of the Bacchus Marsh Red ,Cross, has received the following lettei of thanks from Mr. Walter C. Towns, the official in charge of the Red Cross Society, Melbourne: "The ac...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
RIFLE SIHIOOTING. STl'e match with Ballai, arranged for to-day, has been cancelled, ow ing to Ballan club being unable to get a teani to make the journey. Targets will be available for practice to-day. On Saturday last the members of the Bacchus Marsh club fired a seven shot competition over the 500 and 600 yards ranges for a gold medal, the gift- of the Footscray club. Twenty-one melmbers competed, and a tie resulted between D. D)enholm and HI. Symington. In the shoot-off the former won; C. West gaining third place.' All these are new shootirs. Scores:- D. IDenholh, 26, 24, 20, 70; H. Symington, 26, 28,. 17, 71; C. West, 29, 28, 10, 67; B3. 'Daly, 22, 26, 17, 65; H. Marchant, 27, 30, 7, 64; G. Cookson, 29, 24, 10, 63; W. P. Grant, 25, 32. 5, 62; H. L. Simon, 27, 27, 5, 59; C. Lb Crisp, 26, 24, 7, 57; W. T. Wittick, 25, 24, 8, 57; L. Dubout, 28, 19, 10, 57;.E: Tracey, 32, 17, 7; 56; W. Lyle, 18, 22, 15, 55; A. Shaw,. 25, 15, 14, 54; J. Cox, 23, 23, 7; 53; Jno. Wittick, 26, 14, 12, 5...
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. / Last Saturday's , match, between the Bankers' rink, and one captained by. Mr. M. Butterfield, resulted in a win for the Bankers by one point, 29 to 28; 25 ends. A. team of four .ladies challenged. the losing team, but it was declined. To-daity (Saturday, 19th inst.) a rilnk captained by Mr. H. G Camp bell, and including Messrs. A. G. Crisp, R. H. Dugdale, W.'I). Hogan, will try conclusions with the Bank: ers.. Thl final of thle Doubles Tourna nent, will be played this Saturdlay eveliing, Mr. J. A. Johns and Mrs. F. G. l.iscock versus· J. GO.: Wells and Miss Campbell. SThe Conunittee will meet on Monday evening, to arrange foi the Club Chanmpionship . Tourriament, • : .: - , ?. .72 .
A.N.A., BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
A.N.A., BACOHUS MARSH. Shall the anIual Elaster Monday Sports Meeting be held or n)ot.? This question was discussed at the quarterly miceeting of tile Branch on Thursday evenig last. The l-unILani irous opinion was that if they "were held the profits would be devoted to the Red Cross fund. Anothilei' argument was that; to abandon the sports for thisi .year meant the pos sible danger .of losing the diy, on which thle sports have been held for some 17 years past. That there would ben n advaritage to claige to Foundation Day, or A.N.A. Day, 26th Jan.. was also mentioned. Tlhe whole question wilt lIe finally sct tled at a special summoneo d imeeuting of members to be held on Thurs day week, 2nd March. A full at tendance is requested.
SOLDIERS' LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
SOLDIERS' LETTERS. - . Notes from W. Platt, of Bacchlis M:arsh. who was wounded at Gall ipoli, and invalided to England: F> King George and Queen Mary : Club, Edinburgh, Scotland, 24/12,'15. Y i ou see bv the address thiat I am on furl, ugf. S shave only been out of :::: the tiuxiliary Hospital a fortnight: I speiint a week at the Khaki Club . in Blackheath, and then came over :. here. TWe get free passes. I will stay a week, and then I go back to London. I don't know what theyv are going to do with me yet, but will know mny fate next week. This is Xmas Eve. I was invited to the dinner given by' Sir Geo. Reid, at the Hotel Cecil, but did not want to mI:: iss the chance of coming here, and S: w e are going to have a grleat time to-morrow, Xmas day. No doubt Scotland is a magniticent counlitry. -: I have been to nearly all the princi p.al placesT but Edinburgh Castle is first and. grand. No one would .wondei' at Britons ftightiing Ite way they do, their Isles are indeed worth fight...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. Private Herbert George (son of Mr; W. George, of Millbank street, Bacchus Marsh) who was twice wounded at the Dardanelles, has now recovered, and has been ap pointed to the Quarter-Master's of fice, Mudros, Isle of Lemnos, as clerk. His first casualty was at tlihe memorable landing, on April 25th, and. his second (after again return ing to the front) was caused by the exploding of a Turkisli bomb in the trench, portion of which struck him a -glancing blow on the foreheadd, andc severed a small artery. Mr. W. George, before retiring, was in cha.rge of the Port Albert Police sub-district, and Collector of Cus fonrs there for several years. Mr. George has another son going to the seat of war; and a third, but 18 years of age, anxious -and de termined to answer his country's call. Several nephews are also in the fighting line, proving the George's are "no shirkers.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
Bargains in. Ladies' DRESSES We are Selling Out. the balance of our LADIES' SUMMER DRESSES.at Cost Price to clear. . All NEW GOODS, and Bargains ! -:-:iI. ])0. NOT MISS THIS OPPOl1TUNITY OF IETTING A CHEAP DRESS. . .;,' -. -. ?..: : . S ,L- , OF C-.. -" . . , .BA.. -.US MASi a, ! *; PHENOMENAL SALES! 205 FORD Cars Sold and Delivered during January. | is1 - a COMPLETE, INCLUDING ELECTRIC LIGHT. | ! g§ ALL FEBRUARY SHIPMENTS ALREADY SOLD. | | ORtDER, 1TO'W: BE TTJ-TO-DA.TE I LOCAL AGENTS: W. Grant Morton. Simon Bros. BACCHUS MARSH. M llllllialliilllilill illlliill illilia illillilil ll m illll I lll~IIliliii l lllillIHIII ilii !iii lli?i llilll ili laIlll?? i~ I lllllll lll II Why not Trade Near Home ? ' A Greeting to Our Customers and Friends. We are here to stay. We are here to" make a success. We like the country and the people. We like our business, and strive to increase it by all Honourable Means. OUR CREED: THE BEST GOODS AND THE LOWEST PRICES ARE WHA.T COUNT. We believe in Sel...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
WEDNESDAY, Feb.23 CLEARING SALE OF STOCK and PLANT, at ROWSLEY. S L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., under instructions from Messrs. West Bros., who are giving up farming, having enlisted, will Sell, on the property, near Rowsiv Ratilway station, the whole of their- Live Stock and Farming Implements, as above, at 1.30. HORSES:--2 Draught Geldings, aged. 2 Dratught Mares, 7yrs. 2 SMediumn Gelding&, aged. 2 Year-. lings. Pony Mare, 4yrs. Pony Mare, 2yrs. (unbroken). S CATTLE:-5 Cows, in milk. 2 Heifers. 7 Calves. S IMPLEMENTS :-Osborne Reaper and Binder, Osborne. Mower,' Empire Seed Drill, Osborne Hay Rake, 2-f. Disc Plow, 2 s-f. Plows, 2 sets Hlar rows, Land Roller, Tip Dray, Chaff ' cutter and Horseworks, D.S. Buggy, 200 Corn Sacks, Incubator and Brooder, number White Leghorn Fowls, Tools anl Harness, and a large quantity of Sundries. S The whole for ABSOLUTE'SALE as the owners will be going into Camp at an early date. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co. Bacchus Marsh. EORSES for ARMY...
MARRIAGE. Ross—Anderson. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 February 1916
MARRIAGE. . Ross--Anderson. &nbsp; &nbsp; A military wedding was celebrated &nbsp; on Wednesday, 9th inst., at the Presbyterian Church, Bacchus Marsh, by the Rev. B. Williams, when Miss Christina Anderson. eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. Anderson, of Tourello, was married to Lance-Cor poral Duncan Alexander Ross, of Parwan. Private Thos. Hawkins (of the Army Medical Corps) acted as best man. The parties were preceded to the Church by Mr. John Cumming, playing the bagpipes, which soon aroused the military and mirthful spirit of all. Mr. Cumming was ac companied by Sergeant-Major Com rie and Corporal Smart. The church was nicely decorated by friends of the bride. The organ ist, Miss C. E. Wells, played the Wedding March. The bride, who was 'given away by her father, wore a pretty gown of white satin, with flouncings of embossed silk of vegetable fibre, and the usual wreath and veil. She car ried a bouquet of water lilies and roses, with tulle streamers, and ...
NEAT GIRLS GET THERE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 26 February 1916
NEAT GIRLS 'GET THERE. It is a positive pleasure to look at a girl who is spotlessly neat. You never can look well-dressed un less you do your hair well, and arrange your costume neatly, and pay strict attention to such minor details av gloves and boots. It is just as important to be neat about the house as to be neat about your person. Don't leave your clothes lying about on chairs. Your things will last twice as long, and you will look twice as well-dressed if you take good care of them. Many a match has been spoiled by the man imagining that his lote was too untidy to make a good wife.
MAKE THE BEST OF IT. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 26 February 1916
MAKE THE BEST OF IT. There is scarcely anyone who does not think but that he has been un justly dealt with, either by nature or fortune. If these individual imper fections can be remedied, strive in every legitimate way to help your selves. If not, make the .best of-them. It is not so much our own actual condition of life that breeds happiness as the use which we make of our op portunities. Some people will be cheery and useful anywhere, and un der any livable conditions. Others are correspondingly dismal. .Therefore, as a matter of self-converiience, make the best of things. A smile and a bright word will lead you to success, when dismal thoughts mean failure.
[?]IVES AS BUSINESS ADVISERS [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 26 February 1916
HIVES AS BUSINESS ADVISERB Every man should consult. his wife, encourage hero to think for him, and carefully consider her suggestions. So at. least thinks a lady who may be regarded as an authority, since.she is her husband's adviser and business p?artner. "Mew, as a rule," she said, "do not realise that many women have a power of suggestion, criticism, and judgment equal, if not superior, to that of men. The mere fact that a woman does not' understand business details is no argument against her powers as an adviser. This generally means merely that she will have no bias, and will not be hoodwinked by forms and methods. She will see clearly the underlying principles of a scheme. "Most of all she will be able to gauge with unerring accuracy the characters of the men connected with an enterprise, and this is often the most important part of the problem."
BREATHING AND BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 26 February 1916
BREATHING AND BEAUTY. No. woman can have bright eyes, a oeautiful skin, or an elastic step ii she does not supply her lungs with Dxygen. She can do this by deep breathing. The indolent woman regains her lost ,nergy when she learns how to breathe ::orrectly. The sallow girl, with the lark 'circles under her eyes, discovers that with correct breathing the con. .,ested veins will yield to the stimu. Lated circulation, the dark rings dis appear, and the lustre reappears in the eyes. Deep breathing will help to make aurves where there are angles, and it is a potent factor in the cure of nmaciation, because it. supplies oxy. gen to the wasted tissues, and sets the machinery of the vital ozgans go tng. The aborigines of Africa are divides into tribes. They are distinguished L? their physical features as well at ~y certain tribal marks and differ. ences of dialect. Unity is aliiiost im possible on account of tribal animosi ties, which cause constant feuds that make seriously against the pro...
TURNING THE TABLES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 26 February 1916
TURNING THE TABLES. Theodore Hallam was standing on the steps of the Covingtcn post office, when an old colored man came up, and, touching his hat, asked: "Kin you tell me is. dis de pleao where dey sells postage-stamps?" "Yes, sir; this is the place," replied "be lawyer, seeing a chance for a lit. Lie quiet fun; "btt what do you want with postage-stamps, uncle?" "To mail a letter, sah, of co'ae." "Well, then, you needn't bother sbout. stamps. You don't have to put any on this week." "I don't?" "No, sir." "Why for not?" "Well, you see, the conglomeration .f the hypothenuse has differentiated the parallelogram so much that the . consanguinity doesn't emu late the ordinary effervescence and so the Government has decided to send letters free." The old man took off his hat do biously, shook his head, and then, with a long breath, remarked: "Well, boss, all dat may be true, an' I don't say it ain't. But just s'posen dat de eksentricity of de ag. ;regation transubstanshuates de igno. nini...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 26 February 1916
DEATH. i.iENxiEAD.--At 288 Union Grove, Aber deen, Scotland, on 21st December, 19116, SMary Aimnn Collie, widow of William Cadenhead, Durris, aged :..77. years. Only surviving sister of 'Mrs T. Ruther ford, Bacchus Marsh, and the late Mrs. Robert Pace, Roweley; and sister of Corporal Wm. Collie, 1st Royal Scotch Regiment. IN MEMORIAM. CANNON.-In loving memory of my dear husband and father, -Patrick, who de parted tbis life at Sunshine, Feb. 22nd, 1915; also, my darling babies, Patrick, died Feb.; 3rd, 1916; Kathleen, died Aug. 1st, 1995; Nora, died Dec. 9th, 1909. Deeply mourned. Inserted by his loving wife, Byby Can non, and children, Jack, Shelia and Tom. mie.. TE. Eldf n prtess. Establiskhd 1905. SATURDAY, February 2G, 1916.
SPEAKING THE KIND WORD. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 26 February 1916
SPEAKINit THE KIND WORB. A famous writer oaoe said aie "ad aot believe in keeping all the flow trs for the funeral," but I am afraid loo many of us do that very thing We so often fail to'speak the encour aging ward to "our owma,'-.or to e1 them haew how dear they -are to ut antil their ears are closed to all sound We are quick to lay flowers on the offin, ,but-how few of ta take th trouble to -lift the thorn from tJb pathway of the living feet f We stiwa them and ourselves of the pleasun the spoken word might bring us, ig noring in effect all the little rays a sunshine which intentionally or un intentionally fall about us. We ac cept the little services as though the) were matters of course, and give no utterance to the little praise that. would be as dew to the thirsty flows to the heart of the one who serves It is "the word we leave unspoken,' fully as often as the words we saic that fills .our hearts with remoret when we look down upon the face o dead opportunity. Let us tell our...