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COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
COIMADAI. (FROM1 OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Mr. John Bennett. of Wattle Grote farm, who recently discovered a? deposit .,of,,, pigment on: his pro perty, haIiis no for w a dicd ' consign-. nient of. six to.:to toiMelbourne for treatlient: iejdiajatory t0o u sing . it Lfor: paint colo.:i The d:.poit has opened up .'ell, ':and now s1iows a face of. 15ft. x 20ft. in the side of thiel ill It is ,to ie: I hoped ,that the fiud 'sill ?iroe ie'rienianent, iand give t. shtimul - t to .the' opening iup of -othe-i deposits, which ari?:.knowun to exist in: th.e distiict. l hieshina.: operations: are nealingo an :end .iii: this district. On the :vhole excellent results have been ob tained, especially Mr. A. Grieve and Messrs. Condon Bros.
WEDDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
W EDDING S.. w A vedding. was celebrated at Christ Church, South Yarra, ,on Feb ruary 19th, by the Rev. L. Towns endi when Mr. Charles- -Nicholas. Wills (6f Messrs. Wills & McVicari) Bacchus Marsh, was married to .Miss 'Gertrude .Simpsoni, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Simpson,. Bac elmLs Marsh. The .organist of the clluic!i played selections prior to the ceremony,; and. the 'Wedding March as the coupl1 left: the church.. The bride, i ho e was givehia a'way by lier fither; looked. charinitig in a cream Carbadinoe iailor-made costume, with black: velvet hit.. -Slie ,also' carried a slhoveri bouquet of .white. roses, hieathi anid feirns, with white satin streainers.: The first biidesmaid, Miss .Dorothy Simpson (cousin of 'bride) .? is: dressed in. white foam crepe, w~ith vl.white hat to match. The secondl bridesmiiaid, Miss Jessie Mac Kenzie (also cousin of bride) was gowneln. in %white- silk embossed voile, with swathed belt 'of piik silk and pink hat... Each carried a...
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
BACOHUS MARSH BOWLING C.LUB. Next Saturday, 25th inst., a re tui;il match, Nor'th v. South, will be played .for Club funds. :Match - With Sunshine on, April 1st : at. Sunshine. M?al?clhe played on Saturday last, between the lady mombers, resu°ied in MI 1 8 Shaw's: rink being 'returned a-s in-iei. ' Rin:ik competition between the Banker's and Mr: Butterfield's team, resulted in a win for the latter by one poiit.. The first round in the Gent's and Ladies' Championship will be con luded -to-day (Saturday). First round, Gents Champion siip:-WN E. Ramsey beat 1: H. Blight, 31 to 26; C. Hogan beat R. H. Dugdale, 33 to 21: G. McFar land .beat W. H1order, 31 to 30; P. F. Emmnett, walk-over from G-. F. Ramsey; F. R.: Manning beat J. .G. Wells, 31 to 30; C. E. Powell beat J. 'i. Brown, 31 to 12; H. G. Camp bell beat F. H. Crook, 31 to 14; F. C-: Hiscock beat W. D. Hogan, 31 to 26; F. L. Pearce and J. H. .Clark to play.
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
RIFLE SHOOTING. Next monthly match; 15th Aprilr; 10 Iiots at,200 and 300 yards,: Trophy .fbr best aggregate off the rifle- for monthly' matches- March, April :and" May. List Saturday, two 'competitions were decided:. 'The District Union golkd :medal (10 sliots at 200, 500 and 600 yards) was ieon by W. Lad: hams: while .two-shiooters (H. Mar chant and O. Cookson) tied for sec ond place' Scoesi- W. Ladhamis, 42, 41, -47, 8, 138; H Maichaiit, "44,' 44, 42, 3, 133; G. Cookson, 44, 41,- 43, ..133; H. L. Simon, 45, 45, 41,; '.scr., 131; H. Symington, 45, -36, 40,' 10, 131; J. Wittick, 40. 43, 33, 15, 131; E. G. M1orris? 42. 37 -37, 12, 128; W. P. rant, 43,. 40, 43, scr., 126; John Whelani,, 5, 42, 33, 5, 125; J. Cox, 39, 43, 37, 5, 124; C. L. Crisp, 42, 41, 36, 5, 124; E. Tracey, 40, 41, 34, 3; 118; B. Dally, 38,.35, 29, 15, 117; A:Shavw, 42, 39; 21; 15, 117; W. T. Wittick, 39,. 34, 33, 5, 111; D. Den holm, 39, 36, 36, 10, 110; N. West, 38, 27, 30, 15, 110; C. Bence, 36, 37, 2, 20,_95. Ca...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. Two more Bacchlius Marsh volun teers, W. H. Symington and J. McGregor. Both will leave behind wifes and young families. Spirit fine; responsibility great. The returned soldier who arrived with W. Platt last week was not Richard Croton, but Edwin Orton. SAl.f. Farrow, who enlisted from Bacchus Marsh, has1 also returned home. It is expected. he wiil be present at the welcome ]ome on Monday evening next.
COMING SALES: McPhail Bros. & Co. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
COMING SALES: -McPhail Brob. & Co. Monday, March 27.-- B3acchus Marsh market. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. Wednbesduy, March 29.- .Furni ture sale at Dicki@'s, Bacchus Marsh. Thursday, March 30.-,B3gllan: mar keot; property at Myrniong,. &c. Friday, March 31.-Clearing salo at Earl's, Darley. Jennings & McInnes. Thursday, March 30.- Clearing sale at Melton, .for Mr. Geo. Minns. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. re port having sold privately, on ac count Mrs. B. Lynch, of Bacchus Marsh, portion of her property, om prising, 40 acres 28 perches, at Gis borne road, Coimadai, at £7 per ac , to Mr. William Holt, Whose' property the paddock adjoins. Also,. on account Messrs. Richardson, Kerr,: Pty. Ltd4 Lots 25 to 30, of Section. C., Bacchus Marsh New. Township Estate, at Maddingley, to Mr. Robt. Dickson, of Banksey, Bacchus Marsh, for £80. Shire of Werribee advertise ten ders for spalls- also for a lamp-" - lighter" at- Little River. See advert isements ,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
WEDNESDAY,Mar.29 FURNITURE SALE at BACCJ-IUS MARSH. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., under instructions from Messrs. G. Dickie . &" Sons (who have sold their busi ness) will Sell, by Public Auction, at their residence, Main street, Bac clitis Marsh, a large quantity of Furniture .and Effects, on 'the above date, at 2 o'clock, c6mprising: ORGAN (Estey, 11 stops), Cedar Bookcase. Dining Suite (saddle hba g) oMorris Chair. Cane Settee and .- Chairs, Sideboard, Overmantel, Music 'Canterbury,. Blackwcood Ottoman, M.T. Washlstand, Leather. Couch, Commode, D)ouble Bedstead,. Wirie Mattress, Tables, Clock, Chairs; Pic Stures, Iron Safe,, Office Tablc, Office Chairs, Ga Sto, Gas Stoe Wag'gonette (3 seated), and a large quantityT of Suin: dries E'? ERYTHMING FOR ABSOLU?TE SALE, as,the blusiiness has been sold, S.and possession is being takeii at an crly date. L. -A. FAIRBAIRN & Co.; Bac chus Marsh. FRIDAY, March 31st. CLEARING SALE at DARLEY.. L. A.. FAIRBAIRN &. CO., in...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
DEATH. NOLAN.-On 5th March, at "Islington,'.' Bacchus Marsh, Mary, the dearly loved daughter of W. H..and Sarah Nolan, also loving sister of W., J., V., K, N., D. and B. Nolan. Aged 19 years. :In terred Maddingley cemetery 7th March. R.I.P. IN MEMORIAM. ', *HiNE.-In loving memory of our dear mother, Elizabeth, who passed: away on 16th Ma ch, 1907; also our! dear father, William, who passed away. 18th Dec., 1914. Good was their hearts, in friendship sound ; 'Patient in pain, and loved by all around. Sweet to our memory, dear to our hearts ; My love to their memory never shallipart. Inserted by their son, Arthur. " E"tabliihed 1O05: SATURDAY, 1March 18,; 1916.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
-CHAS. J. GRANT,.m BOOT and .-SHOE::S CIALIST Has,, Large Stock of Up-to-date Boots and Shoes to Sell at Reasonable Prices. Good Value in Men's Heavy and Light Footwear. Also, Ladies' and Children's, of Good Quality and Latest Shapes. . ?: 'r , *~ I - " Work a Specialty. A trial solicited. Also Local Agent for-New Home Sewing Machine. New Zealand Insurance Co. Ltd. - Mutual Life Assurance. NOTE THE ADDRESS ?GRANT STREJET, BAG~HUS MARSHE ; (South side of W.' Horder.) Latest WAR News! Stick to Your Gnus, "MOSSY." Continue to Pire O -ut The Best Material, Latest Style, and Good Workmanship Which has taken you to The Front every time. .E~Grant Street, Ern. MOSS, The People's Tailor,achus Marsh 10N BOS. o 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 _ LATEST MODEL, Single Seater, Complete. P Ditto Double Seater, Complete. $". Please Remember. All Cars ordered through US w...
RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. CHAPTER II.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
A ROMANCE. € .-- I BY Sir William Magnay; Bart., Author of The Red Chancellor?' "The Man of the hiour," " The Fall of a Star," &c., &c. CHAPTER . II.-Continued. He rose. "For- that," he said, "you must be here alone. Your friend may Rait. in the ante chapmber." S".You hear, Minna ?-" S- N, -no it is not tight. :I will not eave you. Surely you havie heaid enough." "'A'o; I mean to see what this mir ror has to show. What," laughing, "did we come for but to know the Future ?" .The dark eyes out of the shadow :ere watching the two girls furtively, out their owner spoke no word of per. :uasion. Doubtless his knowledge of auman. -nature told him that cdriosity .xould prevail unaided. And so it was. hlie compn mion was forced reluctantly :o leave them, and when the two were dlone the fortune-teller quietly slipped Sound and, under pretence of seeing :hat the door was securely shut, slipped lome its bolt. " Remove your' hood," he said facing thie girl. It is unnecessary," sh...
BACCHUS MARSH. No. 68. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
BACCHUS MARSH. By q. WILLIa1s, B.A. No. 68. Oct. 12, 1878. The new bridge - over Werribee, at Maddingley, quite finished. It was said to be a great credit to the Shire and Shire Engi neer,. Mr. W. E. Stand field. The contractor was Mr. W. T. Pezet. The iron work was made by Mr. W. Marshall, of Bacchus Marsh. The contract price was £840, but addi tional masonry, and lead guttering increased it to £900. The bridge was designed to carry a moving load of 36 tons, and the breaking strain wi as over 700 tons. The bridge gave the niaxinmumn of waterway, with the minimum of expense. -A full de scription of the structure was given. Messrs. Sharp & Son, Melbourne, supplied the oregon and red gum, but the sawn timber came from.Mr. Blake's mills at Ballan. / Landed property in 1878. Mr. Henry Vallence has purchased Mr. P. Devereux's property in Parwan, at £36 per' acre. This is an instance of the value of land on the Bacchus Marsh flats in 1878, not in 1916. Note hymeneal. Nov. 16, 1878...
BALLIANG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
BALLIANG. (FROM OUR oWN CORRESPONDENT.) Farmers in this district are liearly finished carting their grain, and I anm sure that they are not sbrry. Plenty-. of hard toil, and. not 'much for their produ?lce Several- of o·ur lads arc. :.goilng toc the war soon, :and it ?is' tho iuten tion of others to go later on._ - Fraiik Wardi, i son, of Mirs.: J1. Wa.. id tripped and fell over a stone, and broke his ir inat tihe wrist. He is niow in the -Melbourne -Hospital. Much sympathy expressed for Mrs. Ward, whlo' lost her husband only twelve months ago. Three Ford cars in our district nopw, and bile or tw6 more will be br-ought in before end of the year. Mirs. A. Quake kindly donated 20 dozen eggs to the Balliang State school 'children, to 'be raffled r.ir aid of Red Cross Fund. A Ballara.t gentleman won the eggs. Many thanks to Mrs. Quake for her kind ness.,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
Allutumn D)ress Goods : We have opened up our first instalment of New Dress . Materials for the Autumn. 'These: cosist of all that is Newest, and the Correct Fashions for the Season. We recommend these" Goods, and ask our Customers to CALL and make their selections, as some of them are Dress Lengths only. DRESSMAKING BY MISS HOBBS: UALL OF COMMERCE, BAOCCHUS: MARSH. St. PATRICK'S SPORTS BACCHUS MARSH. Saturday,- March 18, 1916. In the Showgrounds. U Proceeds in- aid of St. Bernard's SchooL. Yarie 'Programme of Events. The Collingwood-Hawthlorn PIPE BAND, of 10 Pipers and- Drummors, will play durifig the day. The Collingwood-HawtIhorn REEL PAR.TY, will give exhibition Danc ing all the afternoon. Admission to Grounds, 1/; Chil dren between 10 and 15, 6d,-under 10, free. First-class LUNCHEON obtain able under the Grandstand. C. F. HEGARTY, President. G. W. McFARLAND, Secretary. TO-NIGHT Mechanics' Hall, Bacohus Marsh. St. PATRICK'S CONCERT, SATURDAY, March 18 Programine: : Part I. Pian...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 18 March 1916
BACCHUS MARSH. .. Reception to wounded Soldiers inl the ,Bacclhus Marsh Mechanics' :In stitute on Monday evening next, 20tli inist. Mr. A. T. Ozanne; M.H1-.1R., now in oolong Camp preparing himself for Active Service, has signified his intention of being present at the Soldiers' Welcome. at Bacchus Marsh on Monday evening next. Mr. Frank :Clarke, M.L.C., has also been invited to attend .the Sol 'iers' Welcome. The returned sol diers, and those who have just en listed,, will be present on the plat forini. A collection in aid of the Volunteer .medal: fund will be .taken up. Somie of :tihe. medals will also be presented.. A lairge attefdance is asked for, to show appreciationi of the men's services. Furniture sale at Messrs. Dielic &.Sons, Bachuq Marsh, on:. Wednes day,,:29tdh inst. As the business has been sold, everythin'g is for abso lute sale. Messr`a. L. A. Faiairbairn & Co, advertise particulars S. .- , CeaTing ale at Mr. J. W. Earl's, Parley; on Friday, 31st inst...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 March 1916
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. The :following have responded from Bacchus Marsh and district: W. Allan, Frank Adams. Win. Brennan, Jas. Bushby, Isaac Brunt, Raymond Boyd, Patrick Barry, Fred. Brighton, J. R. Ben nett, J. Boyd. Frank Crook, Webb Crook, Chas. Crook, Jas. Robt. Crook (one family) William Clark, -J: R11 Calderwood, W. G. Chippindall, -R. Croton (w.), James Cosgrove, W. Cook, Henry Hodson Campbell, Walter Crouch, Edwin Cobham, R. Coates, Norman Cuimning, Martin Cosgrove, James Arthur Connor. Norman David Davidson, Alex. Durward, Leslie Davis, Sidney Du bout. Charles Edwards, Roy Edwards, Wm. B. Edwards (one family), Reg inald Evans, W. Edgerton, Clarence Joseph Earl. Alf. Farrow (wounded), Alf. Fair bank, W. Finnon. Arthur Gladman, R. T. Grant, Arthur Hine (killed),, Thomas Hawkins,' "Jack" Hammond, W. T. Horder, A. W. T. Hine. Charles Jones. James Kennelly, A. J. Knight. Henry Lay, Chas. Lyle, Hugh Lockwood; Peter Leitch, Jno. Camp bell Low, Bernard P. Love. Alex. Murdoch (killed),...
OBSERVED IN CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 March 1916
OBSERVED IN CHINA. The Emperors of China. are required by their ancient customs to take a close interest in agriculture. Every.year the Er3peror, with his own hands, grasps the plough handle and drives the first furrow. Every year he or some member of his fam ily plants a mulberry tree, a custom which has special reference to the silkworms for which China is famous. At the beginning of each spring the first radish and young shoots of let tuce are presented to the Dowager Em press, who solemnly tastes them. As she does so all the ladies of the Court express a wish for national prosperity. Their words are taken up by the at tendants and echocd and re-echoed by every inmate of the palace until it rises in a great volume of sound that can be heard afar. Then 'Her Majesty utters a wish that the sap may rise in such abundance as to ensure a fruit ful year. - - The other day a benevolent old gen dleman was stopped by a tramp who asked for money to get a night's lode ing. "Well, look here, ...
INSPIRED BY REVENGE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 March 1916
INSPIRED BY REVENGE. Trhe recent death of an old Indian N-utiny veteran-one of the gunners whose duty it was to execute the ring leaders amongst the mutineers by blowing them from the guns-reminds a correspondent of a grim story rela ted by an old artillery officer who served in India during the Mutiny period. "I remember," said the old soldier, "that one day when we had a large batch of condemned men for execu tion, one of the guns mysteriously failed to go off. Tied to the muzzle was a sepoy-a bloodstained wretch who had assisted in the massacre of English women-and the effect of the suspense upon him was terrible. "Each. unsuccessful attempt to fire the gun increased his terror, and from a pale and trembling wretch he was gradually reduced to a limp and in. animate mass. And still the gun re fused to act. When at last it was dis charged, I felt certain that it was only just in time to prevent the murderer dying of pure fright. "Long afterwards I discovered that the gun's curious ...
OUR LITTLE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 25 March 1916
OUR LITTLE -DAY. Who ever thinks that his day h over? No one. One's talent, success, aspirations are in one's own estima tion immortal. If one had the. ghost of a doubts )ow differently one would act! There is a climax to every man's career, be he ever so greas and no man can escape the sympathy or ne glect of the world. The question is Which hurts most? The only human attribute, it would seem, that outlives the final tragedy of time is character. A great statesman undoubtedly out lives his usefulness; a great financier will find the time come when younger brains will outwit his, weary and worn with the eternal and futile struggle for wealth and recognition. .A great painter will reach a time when his eyes and his faithful hands become tired; and the poet, too, will find his imagination unrespongive to spur. ring. Even the greatest scientistsd.ve to make way for newer discoverers. What we call knowledge is but a stepping-stone to the eternal truths; and in due time, the stepping-sto...