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BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. A piblic meeting was held in the Shire hall on Tuesday evening, when there was a good representa tive Attendanoe. Mr. (now Cr.) John Willk"reisided, who said the meet ing was called "to give the. district a chance to do its duty," as every one was well aware of the dire ne cessity of Belgium. The meeting was entirely sym pathetic, and a resolution passed that a Belgian Relief Fund be opened at once. Mr. Wills was appointed Chair man; Mr. W. Williams, hon. Secre tary; Mr. Thomas Anderson, Treas urer; Committee, Cr. M. F. Cain, Cr. W. Grant Morton, Rev. P. J. Gleeson (St. Bernard's), Rev. T. W. Davis (Holy Trinity), Rev. B. Wil liams (Presbyterian), Mr. Whit church (Baptist), Mr. W. J. C. Ash ley (Methodist), Captain Leitch (Sal vation Army), Messrs. R. H. Dug dale, J. A. Johns, E. Pearce, W. E. Ramsey, W. R..Vigor, Hy. O'Hagan, G. W. McFarland. As it was re ported that Myrniong would prob ably join in with this fund, the fol lowiig: -were -appointed Committee rep...

Publication Title: Melton Express
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LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

LAWN TENNIS. A match will be played on the Baptist court this afternoon, between Bacchus Marsh and Ballan. Bacchus Marsh team-Dr. W. B. Ryan; A. E. Robinson; W. Palmer, T. H. Pearce. Misses G. W. Ander son, N. Pearce, N. Tyers and - J. McDonald. Play will commence on arrival of visitors per mid-day train. The match is being played on the Baptist. Church Court by courtesy of that club.

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To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

To 'the Editor of the Express. Dear Sir,--Having read Mr. T. Anderson's letter in your last issue, re the Belgium people, we would like to add our mite. Please find cheque enclosed for £5/5/, to be added to the fund, and hope the residents of Bacchus Marsh will subscribe a very substantial sum to so worthy. a cause.-Yours respect fully, UMr. and Mrs. E. J. FORD. Bacchus Marsh, 3/3/1915. [Cheque received, and acknow ledged above.-Ed.]

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A.N.A. SPORTS BACCHUS MARSH. EASTER MONDAY, 5th April, 1915. (Weather permitting.) Proceeds in aid of Building Fund. President:—Mr. J. Reddrop. Vice-President:—Mr. J. McBride. PROCESSION PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

A.. .A. FSOnRTS BACCHUS MARSH. EASTER MONDAY, 5th April, 1915. (Weather permitting.). Proceeds in aid of Building Fund President:-Mr. J. Reddrop. Vice-President:--Mr. J. McBride. PROCESSION PRIZES. Post entry free. No competitor may take more than one prize. To parade from the Shire Hall,. at 11 a.m. sharp. iJudged in the Show grounds. 1.-Best Dressed Mounted Char acter (Official -costumes-not eligible). First, £1; second, .10/; third, 7/6. 2.-Best Dressed Character, on foot. First, 12/6; second, 7/6. 3.-Most Novel or Comical Char acter. -First, 15/; second, 10/. 4.-Most Novel or Comical Group. Not less than 3. First, £3; second, £1; third, 10/. 5.-Most Comical Group. Not less than 3. For boys under 16 years. First, £1; second, 12/6; third, 7/6. 6.-Special Prizes for Boys under 16. 7.-Special Prizes for other items deemed worthy of a prize. 8.-Foot Race, 130 yards. Open handicap. First, £4; second, £1. Entry, 4/. 9.-Foot Race, 220 yards. Open handicap. First, £2; second, 10/. Entry,...

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THE Mystery of the Ravenspurs Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XIV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

THE llst eri of Iie allvcslrs By FRED. M. WHITI. Author of "The Ends of Justice," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melb. "(All Rights ReEerved.) CHAPTER XIV.--Continued. Geoffrey promised. He strode out of the house and along the terrace. As he was descending the steps, a hand touched his arm. Ralph stood: therec. "Give.- it me;". he ;said= "at Vnce." "Give you what?" uncle. "That ivory thing you have in your pocket. I felt certain it was there. Give it to me. Assume you have cast i, over the cliffs. Marion will be satis fied." "But I promised Marion that-" "Oh, I know. And if you knew every thing, you would not hesitate for a mo ment to comply with my request." "Uncle, I cannot do this thing." A hard expression came over Ralph's face. "Listen," he said in his rasping voice. "The lives and happiness of us all are at stak . The very existence of the woman you love is in your hands. It "I have schemed for this," he said. "I expected it. And now you are...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

TAYLOR'S CASH STORE Our CASH SYSTEM of trading enables us to offer SUPREME VALUE in all the various lines we carry. All our Goods are BOUGHT FOR CASH, with the full discounts, and sold to you with a Minimum of profit. CASH BUYERS can command Lowest Prices. They will get them here. Our reputation stands behind all our transactions, and we guarantee satisfaction. We do all classes of Jewellery and Watch REPAIRS. Customers and ?pend ?n get'ing satisfaction. . ELECTRO PLATE WARE. ZONOPHONES. CROCKERY. SCENTS and SOAPS. DOLLS and TOYS. SCHOOL REQUISITES. STATIONERY. UNDERCLOTHING. PICTURES and FRAMES. CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. JEWELLERY and REPAIRS. HOSIERY and RIBBONS. TATLOR'S CA5E STORK Church and Main streets, Bacchus Marsh. e-eCHAS. J. GRANT,* BOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST SHas a Large Stock of Up-to-date BOOTS and 81HOES .'to SELL at Reasonable Prices. Ladies Gent's, and Children's WHITE BOOTS and SHOES, of good quality, and latest shapes. Bowling, Tennis, and Cricket Boots and Shoes. Best H...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

S. : DEATH. SimPsox.-On 27th February, (suddenly) at his residence, Hallam street, Bendigo, William Simpson, eldest son of the late John Simpson, Bacchus Marsh, aged 68 years. TU~TY, M 6, 95; SATURDAY, MARC 6, 1915;

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

THURSDAY, larch f11 Bacchus Marsh Market. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co. will Sell, in the Corporation Yards; Bacchus Marsh, starting at 11 a.m. sharp:- (Note alteration of time.) 150 HEAD OF CATTLE. Comprising Milkers and Springers. Fat, Store and Young Cattle. SHEEP, PIGS, and SUNDRIES. Account Messrs. I. Everitt & SJ. Davis, of Deniliquin 16 HORSES, comprising 6 Heavy Draught Geldings, ages 4 to 6 yrs. Extra good. 3 ditto, 3 years. 5 Light and Medium sorts. 2 Thoroughbred Mares. These horses have been grazing .at Melton, owing to the Northern drought, are exceptionally good, and are being sold by their breeders. Account Mr. .J. McMahon, 40 Bags Seed Oats. Account Mr. R. Ennis, of Coima dai, who has leased his property Draught Gelding, aged; Buggy Mare in foal; 2-yr-old delivery sort; 2 Yearling do; 4 Dairy Cows; 5 Young Cattle; Ayrshire Bull. Tar paulin, 25 x 30; 24 feet Sheep Troughing (new) ; Waggon and Frame (good order); Grindstone, 'Harness, Churn, waggon Ropes, Sacks...

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A.N.A., BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

A.N.A., BACCHUS MARSH. At the meeting on Thursday even ing a presentation of a handsome silver hotwater kettle and spirit lamp (suitably inscribed) was pre serted to Mr. Percy A. McFarlane, on the occasion of his approaching marriage. The President of the Branch (Mr. J. Reddrop) said the gift carried with it the best wishes and esteem of all the members. Several other members added their congratulations, and Mr. McFarlane expressed his sincere thanks for their thoughtfulness.

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CONDITIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

CONDITIONS: Entries, with entrance money, and .last two years' performances, will be received by the Secretary up till MONDAY, 8th, March. Any com petitor delaying the starting vof any event will be regarded as a non starter. Protests not received un less lodged within ten minutes after the event, accompanied by a deposit of 5/. The Stewards may demand from any competitor stttutory de clarations verifying performances. The decision of' Officials in all matters will be final. Competitors who pay 3/ ai d over entrance money receive one gate pass. Admission, to Grounds, 1/; Chil dren between 10 and 15, 6d;. under 10, free ,. ..: :. -... , ' ;i " •First-class ,,LUNCHEON ?iobtain able under, the Grandstand:" '! PROCESSION AND BAND Will marchi from Shire' all ait 11 a.m. Grand Irish National CONCERT in the evening. - C. F. HEGARTY, President. g. MW <MQABLAlDSiicrtar y.

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WIRTH'S CIRCUS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

WIRTH'S CIRCUS.. Despite all the varied, attractions, there is something about a circus which starts the iimagination, and raises feelings of interest that noth ing else can do. Wirth's menagerie and circus enjoys ,a popularity throughout Australia 'that is unique. The annouhcement that this attrac tion is coming to Bacchus Marsh on Wednesday 17th inst., is made this week. Many new features have been added to th e'I tensive men agerie. The circus itself has a pro gramme that is new ftom beginning to end. Artists have been drawn from all over the globe, and every branch of circus performers repre sented. Wezzen's troupe of Bedouin Arabs tumbling and turning somer saults is wonderful to watch. Madame Berzac has a troupe of wonderfully tamed ponies, who per form some clever tactics with an in telligence almost human. The chief sensation .is provided by- Muzza Mamier, Russian Cossack. Maximo, "the drunk on the wire." Alfredo, the "Flying-man," performs won ders on a trapeze. 'The Flying...

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MELTON SHIRE COUNCIL. Friday, Feb. 26. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

SIMLTON SHIRE COUNCIL. Friday,' Feb. 26. ORDINARY meeting. Present-Cr:s Lealke (President), Minns, Bubeck, McPherson, Green, Browne, and sowell. W. Wilson drew attention to state of a road near Thompson's gate, owing to a wash-a-way into Yangar look creek.-Dayman to attend. Percy IDavis resigned as dayman 'or East Riding.--Resignation' ac cepted with regret. The Secretary of Toolern Mechan= cs' Institute forwarded £2 regis tration fee for hall; also an account for £2 for'use of Mechanics' grounds for storage of timber, &c.- Cr. MIcPherson said the Board of Health compelled the Council to take ac ,ion.-Cr. Minns said-% was the aw, and they had to carry it out. Cr. Green said the Board would lot interfere if the Council did not. Cr. McPhe'rson: You hdld a dance .vithout the place being licensed, and you will fall in.-Cr. Minns said it would be better to leave things as they were. It might cause ill-feeling to remove 'the tim. ber.-Motion that the timber be re noved lapsed for ...

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St. PATRICK'S SPORTS BACCHUS MARSH. Saturday, March 20, 1915. In the Showgrounds. C. F. Hegarty, President. Proceeds in aid of St. Bernard's School. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

St. PATRICK'S;tORTS BACCHUS MARSH. Saturday, March 20, 1915. In the Showgrounds. C. F. Hegarty, President. Proceeds in aid of St. Bernard's School. Open Bicycle Race, 1 mile (three times round the oval) First, £1/10/; second, 10/. Entry, 1/6. Open two mile Bicycle Race (six times round. the oval). First,- £4; second, 15/; third, 5/. Entry, 4/. Open Half-Mile Bicycle Race (twice round the oval). First, £2; second, 10/. Entry, 2/.-. Handicap Open Foot Race, 330 yards. First, £4; second, 15/; third, 5/. Entry, 4/. Open Handicap Foot Race, 75 yards. First, £1/10/; second, 10/. Entry,. 1/6. Open Handicap Foot Race, 220 yards. First, £2; second, 10/. Entry, 2/. SOpen Handicap Trot,' for horses. Two -miles. First, £3; second, 10/. Entry, 3/.. Open Handicap Trot, .for ponies, 14 hands a.u. About one mile; First, £1/10/; second, 10/. Entiy, 1/6. Flag Race, on horseback. First, £1; second, ;10/. Post- entry, 1/. Stepping 'the Chain, ist,.10 Entry, '6d. - . Sheaf Throwing: . First, :-£1;':* se...

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Bacchus Marsh Observation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates specified Week ending March 4, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

Bacchus--Marsh Observation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates specified Week ending March 4, 1915., Date Max. Max. Min. Rain. Sin sun. in shade. in shade. fall. F. 26 145 72 49 - S. 27 142 71 59 11 Su'28 153 91 64 - M. 1 140 79 48 5 Tu 2 134 71 54 2 W. 3 119 70 50 - TH 4 189 78 47 - Severe dust-storm on 1st inst. Rain very badly needed.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

WE AARE SELLING OFF The balance, of our Summer Dresses 1 lO8OUS Together with OHILDfEN'S and INFANTS' DRESSES --. At BIG ,REDUOTIONS to O1ear ArM EW GOODS, and GREAT BARGAINS HALL OF COMEROCE, BAOOHUS MABSR. LESS- TO WORRY OVER. .If mothers never allowed a cold to run: twinty-four hours without attention there would be less sick ness to worry, over.- Chamberlain's Cough Remedy should always' b kept ir_ the home where there are ehildret. It is a perfect remedy for coughs, colds, croup, whooping- cogh aid bronchitis, and if given at the first' symptoms will ward off the at tack. , Sod by W-. Grant Morton, %Bad Ohus Marsh, and A. Comben & Co. Werribee. RAILWAY TIME TABLES, all lines, latest edition. 3d. each. Ob tainible from Crisp & Soas. - Single Seater £180 THE WISE MEN of the District-well warth following-M-r. Robt. Lidgett, Mr James Lidgett, Mr. Rboert Dagdale, Mr. Jamas Dagdlle, Ale. John Cowan, Mr. Fred. Lindsell, Mr. Goa. MccFarland, Iessrs. Simnn'Bros., 4Wessrs...

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To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

To the Editor of the Express.\ Sir,-We wish to show our sincere sympathy -to the, distressed Belgians in some tangible form. And, we, ivho are interested, and those .em ployed on. the Co6imadai 'limeworks,. have decided to create a "Coimadai Limeworks fund," to which we will contribute weekly, and forward a cheque monthly.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

IMPORTANT. W. GRANT MORTON has secured the Sole Agency in Bacchus Marsh for McINTYRE BROS. FAMOUS GHOOM TEA. Tea :in Perfection, at the cost of the ordinary. x Commonwealth . IBank of Bustralfa HEAD OFFIOE ^ SYDNEY This Bank I. open for all classe of GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS at EQUITABLE BUILDING, OOLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE Also at Sydney, Canbrra, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Brisbane, Rockhampton, Townville, and Londe. Cable remittances made to, and drafts drawn on foreign places direct. Foreign bills negtiated aid collected. Letters of credit issued to any part of the world. Bills negotiated or torwarded for collection. Banking and Exchange Buiness of every description transeted within the Common wealth, United Kingdom and abroad. Current accounts opened. Interest paid on fixed depoits. Adances made against approved securities. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Victorian Central Office 817 COLLIN8 STREET, MELBOURNEB Branches in the above cities and 2,000 Agenoles at Post Offices throughout the ...

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MYRNIONG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

MYRNIONG. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) The friends of Mr. and Mrs. E. Drury will be pleased to hear that their eldest boy, who receitly un derwent a serious operation for ap pendicitis and peritonitis, is now on a fair way towards recovery. On Monday next he expects to leave the Hospital for home. 'Members of the local rifle club are now engaged shooting their mus ketry course; and members will find the targets ready every Saturday for the next few weeks, which have been set aside by the Captain 'for that purpose. Free ammunition -is now obtainable at the Captain's residence

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WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, Feb. 27. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

WERRIBEE SHIRE COUNCIL. Saturday, Feb. 27. ,ORDINARY . meeting.- Present-Crs. Browne (President), McMurray, Bay ley, Johnston, Canny, Beasley, Sex ton, Holland, Maher. The Water Commission asked if they could lease one of the front rooms of the Shire hall, to use as an office.-Crs. Holland and Mac Murray moved permission at £10 per year.-Crs. Canny and Maher moved £20.-Former withdrawn, and latter carried. The Water Commission wrote that the work of indicating the position of fire plugs in the town would be . put in hand, and an account for same forwarded to the Council.-Re ceived. The Closer Settlement Board wrote relative to rateable property in the Shire, that the Crown grant was now being prepared in the name of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works for allotments 3 and 4, of Section A., Parish of Mam bourin, containing 811 acres 2 roods 16 perches, and lying west of Wer ribee river.-Received. The Public Health Department S wrote that the camps at Altona Bay were on priv...

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BULLENGAROOK. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 6 March 1915

BULLENGAROOK. - (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Cold change in the weather, and unfortunately with no-rain. The sale of Mr. Skene's stock and effects took place 'on Friday, and was very gratifying to auctioneers *and owner. There was a very large attendance. The catering was well attended to, and was both abundant and good. Mr. M. Higgins has arrived back here with his young bride, and they will settle down here.

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