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MOTOR ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
MOTOR ACCIDENTU. A party of racegoers, whilst re turning per motor from the Ballan races last week-end, had a sensa tional experience. When approach ing the descent of the .Deep Creek? hill, about four miles on the Mel-: bourne side of Bacchus Marsi~, -:?lie driver apparently missed the tuigniig in the road (it was. dairk .at .:tlhe time) and in endeavourin, i- ·to el gain the road, ciaslied into th?e ide fence. The car was overitrinedand all the occupants: thlrown: out;j' some of Chom were injured (chiefly ibral sions) but to what; exte'hid, is riot known, as they were driven on 'Fto Melbourne by Mir. H. L. .Simof, in another car,: wh]6re they received4 medical attentionl.. The local Police w eie informed of the accident' at the time and, the following names w erie iecorded by thein-Frank J. Jones, 1river . of car, and employed by thel Williams' 1Motor Co., Little Boirke St., - Melbourne; occupants, Richard. KIame, James O'Reilly, Jas. Line, Jos. Harrison, Bert. Stephens, Johu Ctur...
RIFLE SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
RIFLE SHOOTING. Targets will be available for prac tice to-day, at 200 and 300 yards. Monthly. shoot, Saturday next, 15th inst., 10 shots at 200 and 300 yards, for President's trophy. -The South and Port Melbourne Thistle Rifle Club will visit Bacchus Mfarsh on Easter Saturday, 22nd itijst., and fire a match against the local Rifle Club. The visitors i'n tend to bring their lady friends with them. A general meetiug of members of the Bacchus Marsh Rifle Club will be held on Tuesday evening next, llth inst:, to make arrangements to entertain the Tlhistle Club team on Easter Saturday. A full attendance is requested. On Saturday last a match was fired on the racecourse range--Bac chus Marsh v. Gisborne, which re sulted in a win for tile home team by 28 poiiits, the totals being 676 and 648. The conditions were seven shots at 500 and 600 yards; 14 men aside, 12 to count. Tile shooting on the whole was poor, as of the 28 nmen only three managed to reach 60" Scores: Bacchus Marsh. 500 600 ...
MELTON A.W.N.L. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
MELTON A.W.NL. At hle mioeting of the Mclton Branch, A.W.N.L., the returns for the Lady Mayoress' milk fund ap peal wore read, asid £5/3/6 rcceivcd. The list of donors was iilso read. The fund wvill be open a loug as the war continues, and doniations will be gratefully received .by the Hon. Treasurer (Miss Rose A. Minus) In conjunction with the .People's Party, it was decided to hold a sociaul evening on Wednesday. 26th inst., in the Mechanics' hall, Melton, when speakers from both Leagues will give patriotic addresses. A mIns ical programme has been arranged, and refreshments will be served. Admission free, - collection for cx penies. All cordially invited to at tend.
MELTON RED CROSS SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
MELTON RED CROSS SOCIETY. The Hon. Sec. (Miss Moyra Smith) acknowledges with thanks: SExford Young Mens' Club (per Mr. T. Burton, Hon. Sec.) proceeds of dance, £10/i5/1/0. This is the second donation, and mnakes a total of £1 7/1/ during the year. [We have received the balance sheet of this social, showing the. above credit balance.l
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
BACCfiUS MAiSH BOWIANG CLUB. Three rinks from Sunshine will visit lBacchus Marsh on Monday next, 1Qth inst., Eight hours' day. Teams to represent Bacchus Marsh-No. 2 rink, W. Horder, C. E. Powell, P. F. Emmett, M. Butter field. No. 3 rink, J1. K. Brown, G. Mac Farland, A. G. Crisp, H. G. Camp bell. - No. 4 rink, F. R. Manning. J. G. Wells. J. A. Johns, W. D. Hogan. Ladies will provide afternoon "tea. Mr. Butterfield's team had an easy win -on Saturday last. Scores:-F. G. Hiscock, J. H. Clark, J. A. Johns, M. Butterfield, 39 v. R. H. Dugdale, A. G. Crisp, W. D. Hogan, H. G.- Campbell, 21. The final of the Ladies' Consola tion Tournament was won by Mrs. Shaw from Miss Wells, 21 to 10. Championship, Gents semi-final W. Williams beat C. Hogan, 31 to 14. Final--H. GU.;Campbell beat W. Williams, 31 to 29. Ladies-2nd rofind-Mrs. Hiscock beat Miss MEcFarlane, 21 to 14. Mrs. :Campbell, walk-over from Mrs. Ramsey; Mrs. Shaw beat Mrs. Camp bell, 21 to 13. Semi-final-Mrs. F. G. Hiscock beat Mis...
MELTON GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
MELTON GUN .CLUB. On Wednesday last a pleasnt aftoernoon's sport was obtaine'd on the grounds of the Melton Gun Club. There -yas a fair attendance ....- of shooters. Thle principal event was the third competition for, the Club trophy. . Conditions, five birds, to be won twice. The leg-in mIer were C. Wills, of Bacchus; Maitrsh,:and A. Shebler, Melton. The last-named shooter, to all appearances, • has struck tihe shadow of his form: of years ago, and accounted for the trophy. Mr. F. Pigott, of Bacchus Marsh,. aggain. being the runner-up, as he failed on the 6th; round, leav ing Shebler to kill to win, and lhe made no mistake about it. The win was a popular one, and tihe veteran shooter received a cheer on coming from his mark. There wore also 12 sweepstakes shot off, which.were won or divided by--Messrs. Manning, Pigott, "Rowsley," "Oliye,'' Jonge blood, "Ariel," and Shebler. Next shoot, Wednesday, May 3rd, when a new trophy will be offered for competition. ',
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
BACCHUS MARSH. At 2.30 this Saturday afternoon the Bacchus Marsh Horticultural Show will blossom forth in all its glory. The opening ceremony will be performed by Hon. W. C..Ang liss, M.LC. There should be a good exhibition of all classes. The show will also be open in the even ing, when tIe ,singing and piano competitions will take place. The public should attend in large num bers, and assist the Society in its work.. Such display's as made' at these shows help to find mnarkets for the products of the district.; ..And if there are no iarkets, whlia'it iap pens ? An instance of it is seen. in thld apple miarket.: this ' yeal?', w.ith imost of. the export trade cut off. But that wiill be resumed after' the war, -with a :larg-ier·e deman i than ever. :: So firitgro:rs should i0o be downhearted, but '.repare: fio greater. -things in the fuit?ire. At tend the slhow-i tis day ;anid: nigoht; but please don't stand too lobg1 in one place, admiring .the exhibits. as the hall and pas.sge. -i...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
THE E·MPIRE'S CALL. The following have responded from Bacchus Marsh and district: W. Allani, Frank Adaams. 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. R: Calderwood, W. G. Chippindall, R. Croton (w.), James Cosgrove, W. Cook, Henry H-odson Campbell, Walter CroucIh, Edwin Cobham, R. Coates, Norman Cuuning, Martin Cosgrove, Janods Arthur Conner. Norman David Davidson, Alek'. 'Durward, Leslie Davis, Sidney Du bout. Charles Edwards, Roy .Edwards, Winm. B. Edwards (one famnily), Reg inald Evans, W. Edgerton, Clarence Joseph Earl. Alf. Farrow (wounded), Alf. Fair-: bank, W. Finnon. Arthur Gladman, R. T. Grant, Artlhur Hine (killed), Thomas THIawkins, "Jack" Hammond, W. T. Horder, A. W. T. Hine. Charles Jones. James. Kennelly, A. J. I'night. Henry Lay, Chas. Lyle, -Hu.gh Lockwood, Peter Leitch, Jao. CCQmLp bell Low, Bernard P. Love. :;i Ale...
BULLENGAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
BULLENGAROOK. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Mr. John Mc.ashnev is still sink .. ing on his reef, and the indications "are-thle ,deeper they go thle better stone they meet with. There has : been quite a crowd out here, peg Sging-out claims, but the dry weather is against them. On Friday Gisborne Citizens' Conm miitte, inconjunulction with Bu!len garook and other districts, gave a Ssend-off to about 14 of our lads go-, ing into Camp. The gathering was one of the ]argest and most influen tial ever held. Jones & Rosenthals string- band, from Melbourne, 'pro vided niusic for the evening, as -: sisted by Mr. McLennan, Miss Cas tles, ,Mrs. Oldmeadows, Miss Eva JThlonia. Baby Thomas, Mr. W. Snithl, Mr. J. H. Power, Madame De Fegely, and others. Baby IThomas was one of.the most talen ted little girls I ever met. The : Whole. of thie artists were deservedly encored. It would be invidious to single out any one for special men - tion, but I caulnot help thinking the ladies who served ou...
MELTON SHIRE COUNCIL. Friday, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
MELTON SHIRE COUNCIL. Friday, March 31. ORDINARY meeting. Present-Crs. Robinson (President), Hornbuckle, Bubeck, Greene, McPherson, Minns, Leake, and Browne. The Country Roads Board stated they would not be responsible for metal stacked, on roads prior to their gazettal as main roads, but would pay thle cost of carting, spreading, and rolling the metal on the Toolern road. The Board wrote that unsettled financial conditions prevented any further expenditure for works, save necessary maintenance.- Resolved, on the motion of. Crs. Leake and Hornbuckle, that Board be advised to construct the bridge's which re quired renewing. The Department of Public Works stated, in regard to water frontage occupied by E. Macdonald, on Too lern creek, that Mr. Henry, officer' in charge of that branch, would visit Melton, and meet all parties con cerned.-The President said they had control of the water, that. was all they wanted, Mr. Henry had been up, and was fair. He moved re port be sent to the Depa...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
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TOOLERN VALE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
TOOLERN VALE. (FROMr OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Thie\' work of remodelling the local school is now nearing coinpletioqn. When first started, the building lookec a dismantled wreck. Now it is quite ship-shape, and when fili ished should be very comfortable. There is a new floor of Tasmanian mountain ash, planed and smooth. A 9ft. x Oft. 6in. window in the east. and a smaller one in the west; admit' light in the proper direction. The old windows, facing the north, have been closed up, and a ventila tor put in each. Three vents have been opened in the roof. A. 10 x 8 cloakroom provided. with hat-pegs and wash basin, connected with a new 800-gallon tank, and a porch, have been erected on the west end .of the school. The new entrance will be at this end. The old porch has been converted into a storeroom. This alteration of the building will necessitate a change in the plan of the. school garden, and in the picket fenmce erected last year. Mr. P. Mur namie, head teacher, who has *ben absent ...
ROWSLEY RED CROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
ROWSLEY RED CROSS. The. Hon. Sec. (Mrs. Sharland) acknowledges, with thanks: T. Beggs, bag barley; C. Bcggs, bag wheat; f. Loat , bago oats; H. McArthur, bag oats;* Mrs. Brydon, sale pair of fowls, 8/, and 12 wash ers; Miss' McKcnzie, pair socks; Mrs. V. Dubout, jclly crystals and parcel books; Mrs. M. Kerr, 8 pairs slippers and cushion; Miss TU~a Sharland, 3 cushions and pair slip pers. Tea cloth, given by Mrs. .Davison, raffled by Miss K. Booth, won by Eddie McCue, proceeds, £1. Sold 100 Lady Mayoress'I buttons.. Donations-Miss Greene, 11/;-' Mrs. R. S. Boyd, 5/; total proceeds, £5 151. - Mrs. Whlitow, 4/; 10th monthly instalments--Miss Greene,. Mesdames Sharland, Davison, Lyle, P. Morris, Mr. A. Davison, Miss J. Brydon, Mrs. V. Dubout, 4/ each; Mrs. Ruth erford. 6/; Mrs. Pace, 2/6; Mrs. M. Kerr, 2/6; Mrs. Templeton, 4/. Sent away-14 flannel shirts, 2 cotton shirts, 27 pairs socks, 12 washers, 9 pairs slippers, 7 scarfs, 4 cushions, 3 pairs nmittens, 1 pair cuffs, pair knee caps, ...
BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. Monday, April 3. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
SALLAN SHIREI COUNCIL. Monday. April 3. ORDINARY" meeting. Present-Crs. Stewart. (President), Flack, Myers, Inglis, Hamilton, Clark, Ford, Fer guson, Cameron, Winter, Evans. Country Roads Board approved of tenders received for supply of metal on Gordon-Meredith road, and Balla rat road.-Received. The Country Roads Board wrote that owing, to continued unsettled financial conditions, no permanent works were to be undertaken until further instructions were given by the Board.-Received. Shire of Buuinyong wrote they had removed their objection to the Country Roads Board. taking oioer .the portion of the boundary road north of Egerton; but they still ob jected to share in the heavy ekpense necessary to construct the portion south of Egerton. under the Country ;Roads Board.--Cr. Evans said the Board would not.. "clhop-in" here and there where the; Buninyong Council liked. Thei trouble vwasthe road was in two Ridin-gs of that Shire. He miovedlth ey itinformni Bun SIinyong Shire that.' the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
STATE RESEARCH FARM, WERRIBEE. SELECT BRED GRADED SEED WIIP E.AE TRUE TO TYPE. The undermentioned Varieties'are FOR SALE, at 7/6 per Bushel, on Trucks, Werribee, or at the Farm : COLLEGE ECLIPSE ......... An early grain variety. FEDERATION ..............A mid-season grain variety. COMMONWEALTH ..:.. ... A mid-season grain variety. CURRAWA ... ...... .. ... A mid-season grain variety. YANDILLA KING ... ..9 ....A late grain variety. KING'S EARLY ... . ...An early hay* and grain variety. MARSHALL'S No. 3.......... A late hay and grain variety. ZEALAND BLUE ... ....... A late hay variety... EARLY APPLICATION should be made, as the supplies are limited, and orders will be filled according to priority of application. All supplies of Penny, Warden, Firb'ank. Huguenot and Darts Ini perial have already been sold out. Cheques, including freight for prepaid stations, shliouid accompany orders.. catiion to be made to The Manager, Central Research Farm, WERRIBEE. Autumn Dress Goods We have opene...
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
RED CROSS FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. A meeting of ladies wvill be held in the Shire Hall on Wednesday next, 12th inst.. at 3 o'clock. The hon..Sec. (Miss Beatrice .W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks: Murri House (two. instalnients) £1; Danley Brick Kiix Employees (16th fortnightly instalment) 12/; Mr. T. Edwards, 2/6; Miss Olga Ed wards, 2/6;. Miss . Connie Edwards, 1/6. Goods donated-Bed socks Mrs. T. G. Pearce, -Miss Platt. Books, Misses Platt and O. Edwards. Helmet, Miss Molly Morton. Washers, Miss Nancy Kerr. Socks, Mrs. W. Grant Morton, Miss N. Pearce Suna'r bags, Mrs., T. Edwards. Sent away this, week -3 shirts, 39 pairs socks, 2 pairs bed socks, 1 helmet, 3 washers, books. Miss Dorothy'^Manly and Master Harley Cowan have received letters of thanks for gift.s given in on "Trench night." Misses N. Pearce, H. Burbidge and C. Edwards have also received letters of thanks for gifts sent through local Red Cross. Gunner Maurice Lalor, on Active Service, has written b tohe ...
THE EMPIRE'S CALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
THE EMPI?E'S CALL. MrI. Arthur Chenu, head teacher of the. Campbellfield State school (and formerly of Coimadai) has re ceived a cable message- from his fourth eldest son, Edward, advising that hlie has been promoted Lieuten ant in the 5th Battalion. He left here last April with the 5th rein forcements of the 5th Battalion as Corporal, was sent to Gallipoli in June, anil stayed there .till the evac uation. Before enlisting, he was elmployedt in the Traralgon branch of the Bank of Australasia. Mr. Clienu has two other sons at tlhe Front-Frederick and,Frank. These two boys were at the school at Coi madai, the former for a few months, the latter for two years. Lieutenant-Colonel R. A. Crouch, Commanaer of the 21st (Victorian) Battalion of ilhe Australian Imper ial Force,' who has been absent on. Active Service for some months, has returned to Melbourne,--and was pre sent on .Tuesday at the annual meet ing of The Life Insuranoe Company of Australia Limited, of which he is a Director. He...
RUPERTA. A ROMANCE. CHAPTER VI. THE ORGAN'S PRISONER. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 8 April 1916
RUP r A ROMANCE. .BY SIR WILLIAM -MAGNAY, Bkl T. CHAPTER VI. naE OnoGAN'S PrIsoNE. The birds in the woodland surround-. mg the royal chapel sang lustily, a~s ,th glig eulting in the fact that thbe T.-ones- of their great opponent, the organ, were for once so soft and weak as to yield them an easy victory in the game of out-singing one another. The lowness of tone in the dragging melody seemed to be the interpretation of a heavy heart; it spoke the language of sadness and of parting. Ludovic had taken his place early beside the organ, but had waited long for the player; long, indeed, past her usual hour. Waited till .hle was forced.: to ask himself whether the 'le-.night had not been the end of that informal, delicious acquaintance. -Was he neiver to see the Princess again, at least as he had known her? Never again watch, fascinated, for those sweet glimpses of the sun breaking through the cold mist? There was so much he had to tell her, that he felt he dared say now, if only the cha...