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THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

THE IEMPIRE'S CALL. At tho ?meeting of tho Bacchus Marsh Presbyterian Church Board of Management on Thursday even ing, Mr. J. A. Connor, as Treasurer; was granted leave of absence till the' end of the war, and Mr. J. Reddr6p was appointed Acting Treasurer. On behalf of the mem bers of the Board, Rev. B. Williams presented Mr. Conn6r with a set of Camp' needs, comprising knife, fork and spoon, and collapsible eloc tro-plated drinking. cup, the whole in a leather case, for attachment to the belt. The rev. gentleman ex pressed the best wishes of' the mem bers, and wished Mr. Connor God speed and a safe return. Mr. Con nor sincerely thanked tihe members for their good wishes and gifts, and assured them that ho would do his best to uphold the Australian repu tation. W. I-I. Symington; '*who has vol unteered for active service, has been presented with a wristlet watch by his fello?w employcs at the Bacchus Marsh Co-operative Butter Co. Mr. Symington has been butter-maker there for the las...

Publication Title: Melton Express
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COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

COIMADAI. (FROMr OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) S Tile euchra party and dance on Friday night, in aid of local R.C. church, was a success. A large crowd assembled, including visitors from Bullengarook, Bacclhus Marsh alnd Parwan. Miss Cosgrove and Mr. Jas. Wightman won the prizes. Dancing was indulged in till 2.30, .to inusic supplied free by Messrs. W. Cain, Coghlan, Shea and Buck ley. A profit of £5 is expected. Mrs. Robt. Holt, who .recently underwent an operation in the' Mel bourne Hospital .for appendicitis, is now progressing favorably. Operations at the antimony mine are again at a standstill. The cap ital recently raised (£2,000) to de velop the mine has been fully ex pended. N!o doubt the shareholders S would get a rude shock if they saw athe ctual work that has been ac complished in the n~ine. Elaborate preparations were miade' for the treatment of the ore, that did not appear. The Beaufort "Advocate" says: "Miss Laycock, who has been on the teaching staff at Beaufort State schoo...

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ROYAL PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

ROYAL PI.GTURES. There will be a long programmel for thiis evening. "Tw6 Nature~c Wvithin him," aud other subjects. as advertisjed. Horticultural Show next Saturdlay, 8th inst., .in Mechanics" Institute, Bachum Marsh. On and after. Sunday, Apiil 2nd, the evening Church services will be in, again. a? 7 o clock.. .!... . .,',2,,".:" :", 'i'? ?: -tA.: , 5-.":': ' ." ? - ,t., ?";;" .:, ,.. -e

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RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. CHAPTER IV. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

P E RTA. A ROMANCE. BT. Sir William Magnay, Bart., Author of : The Red Chancellor," "The Man of thV Hour," "The Fall of a Star," &o., &c. CHAPTER IV. (Continued). He half turned away when the mur. nur'of 'her voice recalled himb. "You need not take more than is nreant, to be given," she said, and there was a sweetness in her tone he ha.c 'never-heaid before. She gave a?~ifcli glance to where Minnastood, and ther added, "If I seem far less grateful thai an "--she gave a little shrug--" an or dinary woman would be ..-- you musl not impute the churlishness to me but to my position. It is one of the attri. butes of royalty to be above the com. n on feelings of the outside world." The1 words seemed forced from her, the vent f a grievance, long resented, ever Iwelt on. The situation was but an op. portunity, not the cause of its exprem 'ion. "But I never could dream of imput. nig anything but graciousness to you! tighness," Ludo.vic protested eagerly. I have no right here,...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

Qommonwealtb ± ak s 5 HEAD OFFICE SYDNEY r, ".. feneral Banking Business or.".."A CITIES and TOWNS of AUSTRAUA, and LONDON Cable remittances made to, and dralts drawn oa foreign plices direct. Foreign bills negotiated and collected. Letters of credit iued to any part of the world. B~akng and xchange Business of every deso?iption transected within the Cemmo?nwel, S nitedKingdom and abroad. Ourren aecounts opened. Interest paM d eme? depbgit Advances made against approved securities. Savings Bank Department BRANCHES in the chief centres and AGENCIES st over Post OfRfom interest at o .Minlmum 2550 In Autalia per anum3 1Deposit and Pag ua up to £3800 - INTEBSTATE and INTERNATIONAL 8·aig Bank Faclities ;AM KILL. Depnty Go.e-or. IuI, 191 DENISO MILLIE Governor CH AS- J. G RANT, --.. -- ?.i:? 1BOOT and SHOE SPECIAL'ST Has a Large Stock of Up-to-date Boots and Shoes to Sell at Reasonable Prices. SGood YValue in Men's Heavy and Light Footwear. Also, Ladies' andl Children's, of Good Quality a...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

DEATH. OLIVER.-On 26th March, at. the Mel bourne Hospital, Charles Oliver, late of Bacchus Marsh, beloved father of Charles, Ernest, Harry, Bert, Grace and Robert, in his 60th year. TER EOtablahed 1905. + SATURDAY, April 1,191 6.1:-:

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

FRIDAY, April 14th. At one p.m. sharp. : "NEROWIE," PARWAN. : IMPORTANT UNRESERVED CLEARING SALE. DALGETY & COMPANY, Limited, have been favored with instructions frrn Messrs. BROWNE BROS., to Sell Liby Public Auction, on the Fari.m, "Nerowie," Parwan, on FRI DAY. April 14th, at One p.m., the 2 .whole of their Stock, Horses, Farn~ : ing Plant, and Sundries, comprising: HORSES. 5 Heavyv Draught Gelding 5-to * 8 years, good in all harness. 6 -Iea y Draught Mares, 5 to 9)yrs. o::";und and good in all wori; "-1 fi.eavy Draught Mare, unbrokei. 1 :v:'air brown IBuggy Mares, well matched, unbroken. I. brown Buggy 'I.Mare by "Ostorley," quiet in single -mand double harness, very fast. 1 -Bu,'y Mare, good in in ll haness. 1 laip Bifl Eiggy Ponies, very quiet. 1 Child's Poi0k. L briown Gelding IHack: by '"Dick SSwmieller.' 1 . chenim. t iHit.i -1 black lack. 1 br oswn Geldiiig b~ "N)paru, outi of lhorougibred imare. 2 Liglit Colt;, -rising 2 years. SHEEP - . 350. CrssbeelEwes i ing - t...

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BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. A rink captained by Mr. hM. But -terflield will play a match to-day againstL a rink captained b? Mr. H. G. Campbell. B3acchus Marsih will vi:it SGuishineli on Saturday 15th.inst. The final of the Ladies' Consola ltion will be played thlis eyening, be tween Mrs. Shaw aiid -Miss Wells.I TIhe match bet ween :North and South, plhLyed last Saturday, resultedi in a wn for tthe South by 27. Sco;es :- - Mrs. Shaw, W; . Mitchell, J. 1-i. Clarlk, W. . W Hogai,; (cpt.).,.S 22, v. T: Heath, W. E. Raminsey, A. G. Crisi, J. A. Johns (opt.) N;, 1G. "Mrs. Williams, F. H. Crook, C. E. Powell, H. H. Blight (cpt.)-N;, 30, v. Mrs. Moss, W. HIordie P. F. Emmett, M. Butterfield (cpt.) S., 21. Miss McFarlane. G. G Hiscock, J. K. Brown, H. G. Campbell (cpt) S., 36, v. Miss Wells J. IG. Wells, R. H. Dugdale, 0: D. Coventry (opt) N., 15. Mris. Pearce, Mrs. Campboll, Mi s Campbell (cpt.) S., 32, v. Mrs. lac Grath, Miss Dugdahle, Ms. Scott (cpt.) N., 23. Club Championship results Ge...

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MELTON RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

MELTON RED CROSS SOCIETY. The Hon. Sec. (Miss Moyra Smith) acknowledges with thanks: Collected by the following ]adies: Mesdames Radford and Whittington, £2/19/; Miss Staughton, £2/7/; Mrs. S.- J. Staughton, £2/5/; Mrs. Scarce, £2/4/6; Mrs. Richlnond, £2; Mrs. Williams, £1/6/; Miss Hudson, £1 3/; Mrs. Exell, 16/; Miss D. Farrell, 16/; total, £15/16/6. Donations received:--4 bags, Mrs. Cunningham; 12 pairs socks and old linen, "Exford"; 3 pairs socks, "Brooklyn"; mittens,. Miss M. Nixon and Miss R. Barrie; pillowslips and old linen, Mrs. Sahri; books, Mle chanics' Committee; face washers and I dozen handkerchiefs, Miss Minns. Sent awayv-7 doz. towels, 49 shirts, .50 pair socks, 4 bags, 2 pil lowslips, 2 face .washers, 1 dozen handkerchiefs, old linen, pape rs. The Committee wish to thank Mr. Stubbs for kindly .conveyi ig all par cels to Railway station, froo of charge. Omitted from li of st-o ubscribers and workers: Miss Daly and Rev. Perry Martin.

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Bacchus Marsh Observation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates specified Week ending March 30, 1916. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

Bacchus Marsh Observation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates speoified Week ending March 80, 1916. SMax. Max. Min. Rain Date. in sun. in shaen shade, fall. F. 24134 179 51 - 8. 25 140 92 54 - Su 26 141 88 40 20 M. 27 126 69 47 1 To 281 183 70 38 - W. 29' 133 80 89 - THs 801 183 83 40 -

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PYKE'S CREEK RESERVOIR. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

PYKE'S CREEK RESERVOIR. The following figures are supplied by the Water Commission: SFULL SUPPLY. Height ·on Guage Volume. 73 feet 14,850 acre feet PRESENT SUPPLY. Height on Guage Volume. 5ft. 8in. 182 acie feet. LAST WEEKLY RETURN. 6ft. 3in. 202 acre feet. Present output-7 cubic feet per second; last week, 2 cubic feet per second.

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RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

RED CROSS. FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. The hen. Sec. (Miss Beatrice W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks : . ' Coimadlai Limnekihis (7th instal ment) £2/7/ . GCools dona'ed-Notepaper, Miss Tessie Phillips; chss boaird and set. Mir. T. J. Connor; sugar bags, Mes daihms R.: iBurbidge, P. Jeoffrey; books. Mesdanmes T. ,Manly, A. B. O'Hara; cushion, Miss Laidman; cigarettes, Edna Simpsona: Servian squares, Hazel Shaw" pillowslips, Mrs.: J. Morton (P.H.); socks, Mrs:. T. H. Pearcc, Miisses N. Pearce, A. Manlul. Sent awan., in lMarch -186 ishirts, 197 socks, 5 cushlions, 2 scarfs, 3 cuffs, 2 cakes soap, 3 helinets, pair mitteins, 26 washers, 2 pillowslips, 2 cakes tobacco, pair blankets, 7 Servian squares; knife, chess board; 2 walking sticks, lavIender, old lin en, sugar bags.

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BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. DI)r. T. B. Ryani, J.P. (monthly in stalment) £1. A /cheque for £10/1/8. was lfor warded to the Lord Mayor, Mel bournie, on Motiday. This makes the total remnittauces to date, to this fundl, from Bacchus Marsh, £370 1/8.

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BALLIANG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

BALLIANG. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Farmers ar6 pushing on well with their ploughing, and will be finished early this year. Some have started t6 drill. >Mr. Ripper, who has been resi dent in this district for many years, has sold his block of land to Mr. Gee, Peters, and intinds retiring. MLr. Ripper always took a keen in terest in the welfare of the district. One of our popular young men, IMr. Lionel Bird, has enlisted for active service, and will go into Camp 1st April. His brothler Syd. also enlisted in Western Australia. but was rejected. Mr. Frank Cash more enlisted, and went into Camp this week. Fresh names to be put on the Balliang list of Empire's Call-H. Gardine., J. Turnbull, P. Miller, F. Cashmore L. Bhid. Am glad to hear thliat £400 is to be expelnded on our road to the Mairsh. Balliangers Will buy more motors then. . I haIve been informed by: our local Postmuistress that the: post-office is paing hliandlsomely now.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

Autumn Dress Goods We have ? pened up our first instralment of New Dress. Materials for the Autumn. ;* ::iThese consist, of all that is Newest, and the Correct, : ; - - Fashions for the Season. W:: e recommend these Goods, and ask our Customers to :: CALL and make their selections, as some of them are Dress Lengths only. DRESSMAKING Br MJSS HOBBS. - -ALL OF COMMERCE, AGCCHU& MA .R. ? ~. .OF 0 Hi a ? _ BACCHUS MARSH RACING CLUB. AUTUMN MEETING. WEDNESDAY, April 26, 1916. (Weather and other circumstances permitting.) £120 PROGRAMME. £120 (First Race to start at 2.30 pim.) 1.--TRIAL HANDICAP, of 15 Sovs. Second horse to receive 3 sovs. out of stake. Five furlongs. For horses that have never won or received more than 20 sovs. from any one race. hronination, 10/. 2.-HANDICAP TROT, of 20 Sovs. Second horse to receive 5 sovs. out of stake. One mile and a quarter. Registered. V.T.A. 'Ruies and Weights Nominators inust give best three placed performances, and state whether trotter or...

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THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

THE EMPIRE'S CALL. The following have responded frome Bacchus Marsh and dlistrict: W. Allan, Frank Adams. Wim.n 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. R. Calderwood, W. G. Chippindall, R. Croton (w.), James Cosgrove, W. Cook, Henry Hodson Campbell, Walter Crouch. Edwin Cobham, R. Coates, Norman Cumming,. Martin Cosgrove, James Arthur Conner. Norman David Davidson, Alex. Durward, Leslie Davisf Sidney Du bout. Charles Edwards, Roy Edwards, Win. 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 IKennelly, A. J Knight. Henry Lay, Chas. Lyle, Hugl{ Lockwood, Peter Leitch, Jnuo. Camp bell Low, Bernard P. Love. Alex. Murdoch (killed...

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RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

RIFLE SHOOTING. A -match will be fired on the race course range to-day, between Bac clus Marsh and Gisborne. Shoot ing. will commence at 2 o'clock, and thie following are requested to be on the range ;--H. L. Simon, W. P. Grant, W. D. Simon,- RI. Marchant, E. Tracey, H. E. Connor, C. L. Crisp, Jno. Whelan, J. Berry, V. Dubout, W. H. Ladhams, E. G. Morris, J. McPhee, W. T. Wittick, Jno. Wittick, A. Shaw. Last Saturday, the. tie i for second and third place for Capt. Shaw's trophy was decided, the 10 shots a·t 500 and 600 yards resulted:-- G. Cookson, 45, 44, 89; W. P. Grant, 40, 38, 78; H.Marchant, 30, 41, 71. -- G.. Cookson and H. Mfarchant agreed to divide second and third place for the Union medal. Next monthly match, 15th April; 10 shots at 200 and 300 yards. Trophy for best aggregate off the rifle for monthlly matches- March, April and May.

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Something Unusual. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

Something, Unusual. A certain scientist is said to be a nard task-master to his assistants and domestic servants. Being detailed once to accompany a scientific expedition on an extended cruise, the scientist unbent a trifle in communicating the news to his per sonal attendant. "Henry," said he, "how would you like to go with me around the world?' "Do we go from east to west, sir?" asked the man. "'Yes." "And we lose a day going that way, do we not, sir?" "We do." "Then, sir, I should like very much tb go. It would give me a day off." To some pungent remarks of a pro fessional brother, a Western lawyer began his reply as follows: "May it please this Court, resting upon the couch of Republican equality as I do, covered with the blanket of Constitutional panoply as I am, and protected by the aegis of American liberty as I feel myself to be, I de spise the buzzing of the professional insect who has just sat down, and defy his attempt to penetrate with his puny sting the interstices of m...

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A.N.A., BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

AN.A., BACCHUS MARSH. There will. be no Easter sports this year. The memlbers are being aplieaid to to contribute direct to the Red CrosE fund. Donations are now being ieceived by the Secretary of the branch, Mr. W. R. Vigor. A special picture entertainment has been arranged for Easter Mon day night. All proceeds to Red Cross fund. Tickets now on sale buy a dozen-object good. At the last mleting of-the branch there was a shooting competition for President McBride's trophy (an umbrella) which fell to Mr. John Wittick, after sh'o6ting off .a 'tie with V. P. F. Bowden. Scbres, for five shots:-Jno. Wittick, 23, 1, 24; F. Bowden, 22, 2, 24; W. Robinson, 22, 1, 23; W. P. Grant, scr:, 22; H. L. Simon, scr., 22; C. L. Crisp, scr., 22.; E. G. Morris, 21, 1, 22; J. Red drop, 20, 2, 2-2; W. Marshall, 20, 2, 22; C. J. Grant,- 19, 2, 21; E. Tracey, scr., 20; A. J. Grant, scr., 20; D. Denhomhn, 19, 1, 20; W. R. Vigor, 18, 2, 20; J. McGregor, scr., 19; J. McBride, 14, 1, 15; J.. Mar shall, 12, 2, ...

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VARIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 April 1916

VARIETI ES. Browne: But why do you ask me to end him a sovereign as a p-rsonal favor to you? Are you under obliga tion to him? Towne: No; but if you don't, he'll ,come to me for it. Benevolent Lady: But, my poor man, if you have beenr looking for work all these years, why is it that you have n-ver found any? Tramp (confidentially): It's luck; mum; .just sheer good. luck. Sister: Now, as a medical student, Arty, do you think that one is likely to catch something from being kissed? Brother: Why, yes. Perhaps not a seasoned colonel or a full-fledged cap tain-but a green young curate, prob ably, Angy. Father: Sarah, I don't like that fel low who comes here to see you. Sarah: I don't see why niot, pa. I'm sure he bears the impress of a gentle man. Father (wriggling his foot): Well, if hlie comes again he'll bear the impress of another gentleman. "Don't be too anxious to get a hus nand," said the wise matron. "Don:t :;o arouhd hunting for one:" "Think I should just sit down and wait for o...

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