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AMALGAMATION OF THE BACCHUS MARSH AND BALLAN FARMING SOCIETIES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
AMIALGAMIATION OF THE BACCIIUS MAIRSK AND BIALLAN FARMING SOCIETIES. The two Sooieties above-named having resolved to amalgamato with each. other, a committee, corn. prised of members of both Societies, met at Mr. SwannellU's Hotel, Myrniong, on MIondaty last, for the purpose of arrauginlg the torms of amalgamu tion, aind drawing up rules and regulations for the united Society. There were prqsoist at the com moneomont of thelo proceeodings, from the B. MI. Society-.Mesears. Young, A. Grant, W. Grant, D. Maiirs, and George Grant; Mr. Crook, President of the II. M. Society, entered the room soon after the bucinesa had commenced. From Ballan-Mesers. taophorson (President), Duncan, Osborne, Cor, and Currie. Mr. Macpherson was called to the chair, and etatcd the object of the meeting. The first businecs wars-" T'lie termns of amalga. matiOll."
MELTON. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17. (Before Charles Shuter, Esq., P.M., and B.C. Porter, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
M?ELT ON. MONDuAY, SavrIDNsER 17. (Before Charles Shuter, Ecq., P.MI., and B3. C. Porter, Esq., J.P.) MIinus v. Ross. T'bhis was a dispute about a pair of "winkors," which Ross had bought of G. Graham. Ross swore he bought a set of harness frons Graham, and that, so far as he knewv, the winkors produced formed part of the set. Graham admitted selling the harness, and stated his belief that the winkers wore partb of the aset, MIinns identified the winkers as his property by means of a witness who had repaired them for him. The Boench ordered that the winkers should be given up to Minns i or Rose tb pay their value, 5s., with 7u. Od. cosats. S. M'Dl)onald v. G. IIogg. Debt-goods sold and delivored. BoSttled out of court. M~anning v. Yorkston. Debt-goods sold and delivered, and money lent. Postponed for a fort night.
THE PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
THIE PUBIC MEET1'ING. A mieetin$ of members of Society to consider and decide upon tho action of tho Committoo, was hold soon after the ftormination of the proceedings 1eported above. There was a considerable attend MIr. Crook was unanimously voted to the chair. Ieo said he was proud to occupy the chair on such an occasion as the prcsent. The groatoat harmony had prevailed an t lloh proliminary meeting of Coim uiittoo, and a report would be submitted to those present. The Secrotary having read the report, Mr. Maopharon moved the adoption of the conditions of amalgamation, and the ruloes and regulations of the soioety, na agreed upon In committco, Mr. Young oseconded the motion. Mr. Hugh Mloiklo moved, no an a nmondment, that the conditions and rules be considered seriatia. Mr. T. N. Binnoy s?eonded, the amendment, which was agreed to. THE CONDITIONU OF ALIALOA?ATION. On the second condition, MIr. Bineoy moved tmhat the grain show should be hold overy second year at ldytnionug. Mr. M...
TITLE OF THE NEW SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
TITLE OT THE NEW SOCIETY. M'r. MaIrs, in moving as to the title of the Society, thought the name should not be deter. mined by lot. There was not much in a name, certainly; but it would not be fair to the Society to tako away its prestige by placing Badlan before it. Ballan should be satisfied by coming second. He moved that thile title of the now Socielty be "The United Agricultural and Pactoral Society of Bacehus Marsh, Ballan, and Pentland Hills." Mr. Duncan thought it unnecessary to add the words "Peontland Hills" to the title of the Society, as Pontland Hills formed part of both the other districts. He would second Mir. Mairs's motion, if "Pentland Hills" were expunged. Mr. A. Grant differed from Mr. Duncan. He though that the words "Pentlanud Iiills" should come in the middle, between Bfcchus Marsh and Ballan. It would read better. Mr. Young said he would profor only one name, Ballarat, which embraced many districts, was sim ply termed "The Ballarat Farming Society." An approp...
THE COMMISSION ON APPLICATIONS LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
THE COMMISSION ON APPLICATIONS 1 LAND. Tin claims of more than one hundred applic for land, under the 42nd section of the Amen Laud Act, were heard at Bacchua Marsh Ballan on the 18thl and 1fth inste, respecti' The deep interest manifczste by the applik and the public genra.lly, at both places, sh&lt; unmistakably the anxiety of the people to bN: possessors of a, piece of land which they could their own. At Bacchus Marsh, about fifty appliesc for land were adjudicated upon by Mr. Mo; from the Landa and Survey Ofice. The imps: ity and courteous demeanour of this gentlk have given entire satisfaction,. Wherever posing claims were Eti up for the same lot, patience and anxiety to satisfy all parties afIo: convincing proof that his desiro was to act jy toward all; aud where conflicting, evidence given, ho very wisely referred the furtheri sideration of claims to the authorities in 1 bourne, at the same time requesting parti:' furnish proper statutory declarations of thebl of thei...
MELTON DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
MfELTON DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. THE ordinary meeting of this Board was held on Friday, the 14th inst. The members present were--Messrs. Porter (in the chair), Rtoss, Blackwood, and Moylan. Letters were read as follows:--From Mr. Hlooper, of Woodend, respecting the arrears of rates due on his land in the parish of Holden, lately in the occupation of Thomas Heaney. From the Secretaries of the Shires of Dundas and Glonolg, requesting the co operation of the Board in an endeavour to secure the continuance of the Government subsidy of £2 for avery £1 raised by the Road 3Boards and Shires by rates collected for five years from 1867. From the Bacchus Mfarsn Road Board, agreeino' to accept £120 in full of all doemands of tIo revenue of the Djerriwarrh toll, to the 27th March, 1866. From the MIanagers of the Keilor Plains and Maribyrnong tolls, enclosing sttatements of revenues for September, and cheques for the ainounts due to the Board. Fromi Heath and G?rdell, Geeloing, asking for informatio...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
NEWS OF THE W~EK. In another portion of our columns will bhe found a report of the business transaoted at the Bacohus Marsh and Maddingley Road Board, on Saturday last. Among other items it will be noticed that the Board has determined on memorializing tlhe Governor in Council for an extension of the dis. trlot. As we pointed out in a previous issue, the action taken by the Board in the election of a Valuer was found to be illegal. A resolution, fix. ing the salary of Valuer at .£50, was rescinded, it having been determined at a former meeting to employ a Valuer and Collector, at a salary of .£35, and an asslistant Valuer, at .£20. The election of Mr. George Grant, in opposition to Mr. W. Andor-. son, as Valuer and Collector, was (as on a former I occasion) determined by the casting vote of the Chairman of the Board, who stated that, although he had voted for Mr.Anderson at a former meeting, he would not do so on this occasion, because he considered Mr. Grant virtually elected then....
GARDENING OPERATIONS FOR THE MONTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
GAR1DENING O'PER-,TIONiI FOt 'HE MONTIC I Sow pona with stronug thread, Air tie oheeots of the onion bed Plantl cabbageo rioce for pick. ling. If you want to ri:;o pumnpklina pickl thom up. lend yoIur wedr to 1 ;hololalo1 tobacconiSt.. Trim flowor-bcda wioh ntli ribbon. io oll garden walka when your cook io not iui'n,' the rolling.pin. Contract with a cheap tailor to dre;5 theo ground beforo the cold ,eathllcr not; in. Alrino current.; for sic-pice should ho attended to. JLwok alsol ahould hoe topped. -'li1 up l3ttUcOO to leop thei1 froml running about. Plant: hloro-radia; ho the use of .the ()table. Clear tup your sntock, n.and deoslatch tihem to J1,rr l Aid uAr1l'TEnu:s, who will disposo of them in the h1ro'0 mnarkot. Ladice tired of a singlo lifo chould take to hlisbab dlry for amhso lno!t.-3lho?aso o13uc 1-!t3Ch. A most olbjctionableo l)raetico 13... lately bcon colmmnlOced ii the hupreme Court. On the pro. tracted trial of CG,'ish anil, L,'uco v, the ,'Bo1rd of Lsan, and Vo'Iks...
BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
BALLAN. (FRO5 OUR SPECIAL CORRESP'ONDENT.) WIVAT religion is to the soul of man, so are politics ;o the body of man. Religion saves the soul from ho pains and penalties of the world to come; pol.i les save the body from the tyranny and misrule )f this. Religion teaches men how to live, and how to die; politics teach men how to act, and libw to govern. IThe former is a doctrino whoso prlnciples regulate the vast and vital interests of the spiritual world; whilst the latter is a science whose prinoiples govern the mighty, complicated business of material lifo. Religion and politics re twln-born, and over go hand-in-hand. We can no more separate them in the great business of human life than we could have separated the Blumese twins. What is lifo to one islife to both. Destroy religion, and the inmsortmd empire of the soul is lost. Desoutroy polities, and the grand old temple of freedom will fall, and bury beneath its ruins the triumphs of a thousand years in art, in cionco, and in lite...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. There was no business at the BaHlan Court of Potty Sessions on Tuesday last. BACCHUS MARSII. "VEDNESDAY, SEFPENIBER 19. (Boeforo C. Shutoer, Esq., P.M., and Dr. Rae, J.P.) Thore was no police business. Martin Devany v. David Dyer.-Illegally do taining two bullocks, value £18. Dismissed with? out prejudico. Thomas Akors v. MTrs. Mroore.--Rlfusing to pay £23 2s. for the trespass of goats on complainanmt's g'rowing crop. No appearance. Dismissed. David Dyer v,. Jeremiah Iyan.-Debt, £5-work. Cuase adjourned.
AGRICULTURAL. RUST IN WHEAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
. G. It VI OI , L T'JR UKLi" ""* (': a " 6:'R';i foliii?6v Ia ?, . . rir . TTSTr IN WHEAT. IT is fresh in the. recollection of, our iwtal .readers how coimploekly the.hope of a harvcst was destroyed two years -ago vby tho rusti Thero was comparatively less of this diseaio iast year, but it was largelyho kept at 'bay by tho drought For after the. rhins which .came just before harvestI, there wa observableq int many districts -a decided. indication: of q rapid increase in rust, though it made itt anppcrance too late to 'do much" damage¶ This season there has been a sufficiency of .wet w her, find though these rains hlia beccn highly favourable to agricultural pur.' suits generally, the moistn'e has been suffil ciont to :givo it overy chance-to the develop" mioatof rust, if it still exists. And that 'it does exist, is proved only too clearly by thd subjoined letter from Sir William Macarthur, and from the specimens which accompanied i V.t We.had previously heard of indications of rust ...
MELTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
MELTON, (rnon ousi oounterox r,) 'ruis go-ahead little township hinmade another stop in the right dirootion, and :t 17th1 of Sept, 1800, may yet become one of th?o il.Lcttor days in the lMelton caleudar, My oxpo?o has taught me, that when a man bolieve al can afeord a luxury,'and sets his heart upon it, I orthwith por suades himsolf that it is not a luh?tat all, but a veritable requirement. The trut: that, since the establishment oftho Distriotlh Boarnd, with its expenditure of betwoeen £2,000 ? £3,000 per annum, for the last four years, add to the money (more than anotheor .?1,000) laidA, in building the two churches, some of our townsq, people have begun to got into a comfortablo gh of pecuniary warmth. Not that I mean that tlliua wealthy or prouend commulmity-far from that; may perhaps be called comparatively poor. It islst,notwaint. ing in proper humility. What I nIetis, that some of its members, at any rate, are rior than they once wore--as witness substantial 0le buildings bng...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
UM? ??8, .£200 to .1100, to LEND on MIORT .J GAGE. JENNING8 AND 00OTE, Queen.street. COURT HOUSE HIOTEL, BACCIIUS MARSII. H E NR Y TAN NER BEG8 to inform his up-coiutry Friendsl that ho still continuem to keep his usual supply of flhst-elass Liquor#, and that his u~ual courteous stylo will be exercised towards them. IIS BEDROOIMS Are largo and airy, and every care is taken to sccure the peraonal comlfort of thosoe tayiug at his house. AMUSEMENTS Of a varied character provided for tho entertain meant of his visitors. TIlE STABLING Attached to the Hotel is first-class, with' good alttendance, and a plentiful supply of superior HIay and Oats. cOOKSON AND BROWN, sUCCEssons TO G. AND 3. ESPIE, TAILORS, OUTFITTERS, AND SHIRT MAKERS, 43 BOUIhKE STREET EAST, MIELBOURNE, HJAVE much ploasuro in intimating to their SFriends and the Publio in general, the comn pletion of their arrangements for tho WVINTER TRADE. Their Stock, which is largo, variod, and fresh, comprisoes the NEWEST AND BEST DESI...
PROSPECTUS OF THE BACCHUS MARSH Express; AND GENERAL ADVERTISER FOR BALLAN, MELTON, MYRNIONG, BLACKWOOD, EGERTON, AND THE SURROUNDING DISTRICTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
PROSPEOTUB OF TJnI IBACCHUS MARSH SGENERAL ADVEIRTISER ron ~jJALLAN, MELTON, MYRNIONG, I3LACK WOOD, EGERTON, MhAD T|5S SSURROUNDING DISTRICTS. N?aturday morning, the 7th of July, will be ublished the first number of a now weekly paper, obe entitled the Bacchus Marsh Express. SWe conceive that the time has arrivcd when a soro full and correct exponent of the varied and sportant interests of the Ilacechus Marsh Division i Wdest Bourko is desirable than has hitherto ?xisted; and it is hopcedl tlhat the scope of the clumns of the Bacchuris Marsh ExPrcss will, jfford adequate facilities for the attainment of hat object. - We rshall shortly state the general principlces hich it will be our task to advocate, and the olicy which we intend to adopt in our editorial ~apacity, SOf the various subijects presented to the Victorian rCess for the consideration of the publie, nothing as of Ilto excited so much interCest and attention Sthe state of political affair?, During a very ungr period politi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
SATi'UP.DA- '.ETEBE , 1 . i anrvhe-r pa~it of the p'e-e int ie we ive a de.ailed rep~t of the proceedinr of two mee-ine whithwere iedat . S~WA'TELrs Hotel, Myvwiong, 3o londa la. .t, in con rction wih the almarl con r, rthe EBahus Marsh and Pentlznd Hils and -e Ban Fam'e Societies. The iisst w~ a mz.Etn of Committ-ee--coni-sing of deeg'ates itrm eech of sthese Societies--held zrct the puroS of determining the conditionsr, or basis of urmion between the two Sce.ties, and framingr a code of regulations for the uture manage meat of the consolidated So.iev-; the second was a special meeting of the members of both Societies, held for the purp3~se of considering and confirming the decisions of the Com mittee meering. Both mee:inrgs were well attended by gentlemiea interested in agricul tural and pstoral , usarits, from Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, and Pentland HiLs; and the proceedings were carr3ied out with much good tfeling, and in a spirit which we regsard as pointing to a pr rerors career i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
IHE NATIONAL BANK OF AUTraALASIA, U.ACoMtKUS MARBS BxRAJCH. - pAID.lIPCAPITA I, . £540,0 00 RESERVBE FUi D . . . £130,000 THEl fol~ownl ATES cf IIT'R'RE TI' are I allowed o MONEY DEPOdTED at tis E Branch, vlz.- OaPed aystr kat 3 OdayA itke,4per cenit,pe maL nr. ff, f m* ths,, H BACGOUS MAIUHI SEPTEMBER MO1T1ULY ,O(ff~C AND PIzODbU(, .ALE HAflJIDAY, 29lk, JA C, , ROOK I SCAB N OTICE, T JII L .D,c?¢slktlad a kr!,wn 1,, iL?LA1.R ~fTf f reedw! hrati m c~uc frm' iiA aftsn. t with Ytrds, t uL?sdz l, I IT1 th ' t ntily that, I tfiereal &lt;psfe' Ifikhi COWR Three ifeifee (sirot thucs ySs)i~; sand l~ii'ar A tehb I'ack vey (on )t- h Jsay o , gfAIber, ALFRIVEI MAJJJOCK1 PRE IMIn A t RY OTICt TO ? MY FRIENDS AN~D .NEI'fIBPOUE AT MELTON, DACOHUB MAR81!, PE11TLAIBD fflLL8, AND BALLAN. A mther or ft Lirget numbeH r of fari?ewr ownew, A gort~d ES:L ik sartfdpshd, Pennxr kingi arthlr,, I have ?,n wr induc~ ,ed to int'i'LYm t fasA tor A hiONEEWio LICENSE, whldi I gxrcta to obtain In a few da...
BLACKWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
BLACKWOOD, (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) THERE seems to be a determination on the part of the postal authorities to alter the route of the Melbourne and Blackwood mail. The tenders which are now called for the conveyance of the mails for the ensuing year, provide for the conveyance to Black wood via Kyneton. This arrangement will be very inconvenient, in many ways, to the people of the former place ; for it will have the effect of cutting off communication with the large and extensive farming districts of Blackwood, Pentland Hills, and also Ballan (of which I hear it is a portion), to say no- thing of Bacchus Marsh, and the other districts through which it now passes. It is desirable that immediate action should be taken in the matter, for there can be nothing urged in favour of this deviation; even a saving of expense will not be effected, as the Kyneton route is likely to cost more. The very un- seasonable hours of arrival and departure four p.m. and four am,--will be very incon- venien...
BACCHUS MARSH TROOP V. V. LIG[?]HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
BACCHUS MARSH TROOP V. V. LIGHT HORSE. Tho quarterly inLspectionl of the Troopl on the parade.ground, oti WyednTcoday last, o'lock p.m. 'Thereo wac b large attcndnflc' Captain Buriton put the nmou throufgh tho tions in artillory pramctico, duriung which1, rounds of blank cartridgo were ircd, l 'h nos and prccialon displayed in the w0,ork0 gun is highly creditable to theo corps. feature in the volunteer servico promeci valuable addition to its reourcv. Th0 Sd and sneoton Troops have also been supplied with guns, and we believe the Metropolitan Troop con template commenocing the exerolso immediately. After the inspection, there was a competition in sword exercise for the following prizes:-First Prize -a Sword, presented by Captain Cooper. Second Prise-a Sword,presented by Assistant-Surgeon Rae and Quartermaster Crook. Third Prize-a Shoul- der Belt, presentcd by Sorgeant-Major Price. The exercises consisted of sword exercise, cavalry at- tack and defence, and the six practices, all of ...
BLACKWOOD. FRIDAY, SEPT.14. (Before c. Shuter, Esq., P.M. and H. Lawrence, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 22 September 1866
BLACKWOOD. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FRIDAY, SEPT. 14. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and H. Law- rence, Esq., J.P.) DEBT.–Adjourned Cause.–Brown v. Henry Walker, as manager for Richard. Polglasse; £7 10s. –work and labour; dismissed. Original Causes– Decker v. Leonard--£3 10s, 9d., goods sold and delivered; order for £3 1os. 9d., and 10s. costs. Same v. Kirk–£7 8s. 2d., goods sold and delivered; order for £7 8s. 2d., and 5s. costs, Same v, Bickerton–£1 10s. 8d., goods sold and delivered; order for £1 10s. 8d., and 5s. costs. Edlington v. &nbsp; Walker, as manager for Polglasse--£12 7s. 10d., work and labour; dismissed. Cohre v. same–£4 15s., work and labour; dismissed. ASSAULT.–Keelan v. M'Guinness, Dismissed. INSULTING LANGUAGE.–M'Guinness v. Keelan. Dismissed. LICENSE.–Application for hawker's and pedler's license, by Hugh Jackson Montgomery, adjourned from Tuesday, 11th inst., and further adjourned from that date till Friday, the 21st.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 29 September 1866
'9 NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. I S- ;_BACtOHUBS º ARSH BRAiH:. P? ID. UP CAPITAL . . ~ 540 0 0,00 .SERV. IUND . 1 . 180 0,00 rltllE following RATES of INTEREST aire I allowed on MONEY DEPOSITED at .this I Branch, viz.: OnDeposits at 80days'notico, 4por cent. per annum. ,, , months ,, 5 ,, .. T. NIXON DI NfEY. MA1TnA l , U .. ...v . ·SEPTEMBER . y........ MONTIILY. STOCK AND PRODUCE SALE SATUR.DAY, 20th. :J. .E. CROOK, . TT AS received instructions from Messrs'. IDoDns 1H and ,Wsrm, to SELL by. AjUCTION, at tho Sale Yards, on the usual monthly sale day,. as above, at 1twelve o'clock noon (without reserve),, Several quiet Milch Cows Three Heifers (about three years); and Fout Yearling Stoors, Also, A fine .Hack Filly (three years), quiet, and "'' "-brokon to saddle. One three-year-old colt, by Cromwell, good at . .plough One two-year old do., by Matchless, unbroken. Together with A number of Cattle and Horses from various ,..i owners, ,.:,;,-A good Sale is anticipated. Persons havin...