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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 13 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 .hem.. Our reputation stands behind all our transactions, and we guaranteo satisfaction. -. --We do il-classes-:of Jewellery and Watch- REPAiRSf.. oCtomers can depend on getting satisfaction. ELECTRO PLATE WARE. ZONOPHONES. CR KERY. SCENTS and SOAPS. D,? LSand TOYS. ScHOOL REQUISITES. STA TIONERY. UNDERCLOTHING. PICTURES and FRAMES. CHILDREN'S. CLOTHING. JEWELLERY and REPAIRS. HOSIERY and RIBBONS. TATLOR' CAUW BTOR1 Church and. Main streets, Bacchus Marsh. :-:*CHAS. J. GRANTo - BOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST i:: 1Has a Large Stock of Up-to-date BOOTS and SHOES ~ ,: to SELL at Reasonable Prices. S La-dies Gent's, and Children's WHITE BOOTS and SHOES, of good S..quality, ans d latest shapes. / Bowling, Tennis...
Bacchus Marsh Observation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates specified Week ending March 11, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 13 March 1915
Bacchus Marsh Observation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates specified Week ending March 11, 1915: Date. Max. Max. Min. Rain in sun. in shade, in shade. fall. F. 5 148 75 40 - 8. 6 144 90 61 - Su 7 189 77 64 . M. 8 .180 77 44 18 Tn 9 141- 70 89 - W. 10 140 82 41 TH 11.- 146 89 .45 - Duststorm started on 6th and continued to blow until the afternoon of 8th, whezi 18 points of rain fell which lay the dust;+ it was of the longest duration, and most severe, ever experienced in the distriot. Good fall rain anxiousnely looked for. The annual St. Patrick's Day Sports will be held on Saturday, ?March 20th, on the Showgrounds, Bacjku Marsh,·a +i'.+ ,': ;-+ +++.is + : . ·:.i .;? ?. ~::::+ . ? .;'i ?: ,. +?.i. ..:+?: /- ;+ F :..:.~ : ?.; WE. Este6Blahe'd 19 95. SATURDAY MARCH 18, 1915.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 13 March 1915
In the Supreme Court of the State of Victoria. Fi. Fa: NOTICE is hereby given that, under 'and by virtue of certain process is sued out of the Supreme Court "of the State of Victoria, and directed to the sheriff requiring him to levy certain moneys of the real and per sonal estate of Frederick Henry Walsh, of Melton, Farmer, the said Sheriff will, on MONDAY, the 22nd day of March, 1915, atf the hour of 12 o'clock noon, cause to be Sold, at the Police Station, Melton (unless the said process shall have been pre viously satisfied, or the said Sheriff be otherwise stayed) All the Right, Title, Estate and Interest (if any) of the said Frederick Henry Walsh, in and to the surface, and do son to a depth of fifty feet below the sur face, of all that piece of LAND, being allotment four, section B, par ish of Djerriwarrh, County of Bourke, containing one'hundred and fourteen acres, thirty-one perches or thereabouts, being the land partic ularlv described in the lease from the Crown, under th...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 13 March 1915
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, BACCHUS MARSH. The annual congregational meet- ing was held on Wednesday even- ing. Rev. B. Williams presiding. The several reports, dealing with the various branches of the Church work, were read; also the balance sheet, which showed the finances in a satisfactory state. The Board of Management report referred to the good work done by the Rev. and Mrs. Williams; and to the loss the Church had sustained by the death of Cr. W. H. McFarlane, J.P., who was a liberal supporter. He was also a Trustee. Mr. H. M. Hodgson was elected to fill the Trusteeship, and re-elec- ted Church Secretary; Mr. J. A. Connor was re-elected Treasurer. Specifications were submitted for the complete renovation of the Church building (inside and out), and instructions given to have the work carried out. New seating accommodation was also discussed, but nothing definite arrived at. The Rev. B. Williams expressed thanks to all who had assisted dur- ing the year. A local wedding is like an Au...
MYRNIONG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
MYRNIONG. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) The local committee has decided to hold a sale of gifts, in aid of the distressed Belgians fund, in the Me chanics' on Friday evening, April 9th, starting at 7 o'clock. Mr. R. H. Dugdale (of L. A. Fairbairn & Co.) has kindly offered his services as salesman; and at the conclusion .the ladies will treat all to light re freshments. The committee wish in dividual donors to deliver their gifts at the hall in the afternoon, so as to enable same to be attractively ar ranged. [List of donations held over.-Ed.] The announcement that Mr. W. Dugdale intends to. relinquish farm ing, and leave the district, owing to ill health, has been received by all ,sections of the community with deep regret. For years past Mr. Dugdale has shown a great and genuine de sire to promote any movement which m ade for the general advancement of the- district, and all social and char itable efforts hadhis active support. His wide and varied business ex perience place...
CONDITIONS: [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 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 of any event will be regarded as a non starter. Protests not received un less lodged within .en minutes after the event, accompanied by a deposit of 5/. The Stewards may demand from any competitor statutory de clarations verifying performances. The decision of officials in all ihatters will be final. Competitors who pay 3/ and over entrance money receive one gate pass. SAdmission to Grounds, 1/; Chil dren between 10 and 15, 6d; under 10, free. First-cass LUNCHEON obtain able under. the Grandstand. PROCESSION & COLLINGWOOD PIPE BAND Will march from Shire Hall at 11 a.m. Grand Irish National CONCERT in the evening. C. F. HEGARTY, President. : ,..-."... 1- ,,
DANCING. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
DANCING. Scotch dances open to Juveniles under 18. Highland Fling. First, 15/; sec ond, 5/; third, 2/6. Entry, 1/. Highland Reel. First,. 15/; sec ond, 5/; third, 2/6. Entry, 1/. Sword Dance. First, 15/; second, 5/; third, 2/6. Entry, 1/. Sailor's Hornpipe. First, 15/; sec ond, 5/; third, 2/6. Entry, 1/. Irish Jig. First, 15/;. second, 5/; third; 2/6. Entry, 1/. Irish Reel. First, 15/; second, 5/; third, 2/6. Entry, 1/. Irish Jig and Reel, for Children 14 years and under,"resident within: 15 miles of Bacchus Marsh Post- office. First, 10/; second, 5/. Entry, 6d.
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. The Treasurer (Mr. Thos. Ander son)forwarded £100 to the Ilord Mayor's Fund on Wednesday. Dr. T. B. Ryan writes to the Treasurer of the fund:-"I will be pleased to subscribe £1 towards the Belgian Relief Fund every month during, the time the war lasts." The Committee wish to acknow ledge, with. thanks; the following amounts: Heidelberg Band ,(collection in Maddingley Park) £7/16/5. Mr. and Mrs. J. Donald (Yaloak .Vale) £5. Gl'enmore Pty. Ltd. (per R. S. Boyd) £5. S. C. Bird & Son (Balliang) £2/2/. M. Cameron, H. Moffatt, W. E. Armstrong, Frank L. Pearce, M. Griffin, sen., D. Robertson, £1/1/ each. Dr. T. B. Ryan, £1 (1st monthly instalment). Family of R. S. Boyd (Glenmore), M. Butterfield, A. C. Simon, Mrs. P. Jeffrey, £1 each. F. H. Crook, J. Leonard, 10/6 each. Dr. W. B. Ryan, 10/ (1st monthly instalment). T. Lang, T. Connell, 10/ each. Miss Mahoney, E. Moss, H. Sym ington, W. R. Ross, J. McPherson, T. Heath, H. Hodgson, Mrs. Sloss, 5/ each. W. J. Treg...
TO-DAY! 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 — 20 March 1915
TO-DAY ! 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. Judges- Bicycle Races- C. F. Hegarty, Dr. T. B. Ryan, P. A. McFarlane. Foot Races-Cr. J. G. Wells, Dr. W,. B. Ryan, M. Dowling, P. F. Emmett. Horses-H. Densley, M. F. Cain. Stewards- Bicycle Races- D. McGrath, M. Dowling, W. J. Lind say, M. Green, W''. D. Hogan, J. Cooper, E. Whelan,. W. Grant Mor ton, J. J. Barry. Foot Races- J. Markham, E. Taylor, E. Whelan, W. J. Lindsay, M. Vallence, Jno. Cooper, T. Reynolds. Horse Events -J. McGrath, J. Whelan, E. Whelan M. Kiely, W. G. Hegarty, J. B. Doherty, H. O'Hagan, M. Dowling. Other Events-S. Crowe, T. Rej nolds, E. Taylor, J. Markham, M. Kiely, M. Green, J. Reynolds, A. Love, J. O'Connor. Dancing Stewards-J. J. Barry, J. McNamara, W. Orford. Clerk of Course-A. Burbidge. Measurer of Ponies-C. F. Heg arty. Handicappers-Foot Races-J. P. Hanson. Bicycle races-A. Shaw, H. L. Simon. Op...
THE Mystery of the Ravenspurs Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melb. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XVIII. Mrs. Mona May. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
THE lsriS of th1e nvelsplrs By FRED. M. WHITE. Author of "The Ends of Justice," etc. published by arrangement with Ward, .!ock and Co., -London and ,elb. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XVIII. Mrs. Mona May. Geoffrey was slightly puzzled, but, like a ;good soldier, he asked 'norqi es tions.1 More and more he was coming to recOgnise that it was Ral?ih's to'cn maiind.nd his to obey. 7Doubtless Ralph had-some good reason when he treat 'ed his nephew like a puppet, but then the puppet was a long way from a fool, and as .the days went on, it-came home to him with an-increasing force that he had a master mind to deal with.. _He had been told. off this afternoon to lurk more or less concealed at the top of the steep pitch leading to the village, and there wait until some thing happened. It came at the end of a few minutes in the shape of a lady in perfect cycling costume, wheel ing a machine up the hill towards Jes sop's farm. As she came nearer to .the spot where Geoffrey was smoking, 'a r...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
TAYLOR'S CASH STORE Our CASH .SY: TEM of trading enables us to offer SUPREME VALUE in .all the various linres 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. . i:,:We do all classes 'of Jewellery and Watch REPAIRS. Customers c· n -depend on getting satisfaction. ELECTRO PLATE .WARE. ZONOPHONES. CROCKERY. SCENTS, and. SOAPS. ;DOLLS and TOYS. SCHOOL REQUISITES. STATIONERY. . UNDERCLOTHING. "PICTURES and FRAMES. CHILDREN'S CLOTHING.. I JEWELLERY and REPAIRS. HOSIERY and RIBBONS. TATLOR'S u SO Church and Main streets, Bacchus Marsh. CHAS. J .GRANT BOOT- and SHOE SPECIALIST : as a Large Stock of Up-to-date BOOTS- atd SHOES ' 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 ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
THE Federal and the State Parlia ments will shortly reassemble, and there is to be a Premier's conference as well. The Philippine Islands are coming into prominence as a Com monwealth danger, and this further accentuates the necessity of concen trating Commonwealth action. THE war news is full of exciting in cidents, but no decisive event has arrived. The month. of May is generally expected to provide a crisis. Farmers are now busy with their seeding, and a view from the top of Mt. Kororoit gives us the idea that the area under crop this season will be considerably more than last year. Some are waiting for the rain, but those who have large areas under cultivation cannot do so. Many are still ploughing, or work ing their, land fit for the drill. Only five points of rain have been recorded for the week. Much more is what everyone is asking for, and it is hoped they will soon get it. The work at the weir is now being pushed on. They are getting ahead with the concrete core, and the co...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
MONDAY, Match 22. Bacchus Marsh Market.' McPHAIL BROS. & Co. will.sell at Bacchus Marsh at 12.30 p.m. 'sharp Fat and Store Cattle, Milkers and Springers. Pigs, Sheep, and Sundries. A. BURBIDGE, Agent. THURSDAY, March 25 At 11.30 a.m. sharp. Ballan Market. :L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co. will, Sell, at their Commercial Yards, on above date. 250 CATTLE: Including usual drafts of Fat, Store, Young, and Dairy Cattle. 450 SHEEP. 150 c.b. and xbred Ewes, in lamb to Leicester rams. 120 xbred and c.b. Wethers. . 80 store Lambs. Drafts of Fat and Store Sheep and Lambs. HORSES, PIGS and SUNDRIES. TO LET BY TENDER. DAIRY FARIM at Parwan ,TENDERS, returnable to the under signed not later than SATURDAY, 20th March, are invited, for the 'LEASE, for a term of two years, of Messrs. Cumming's property, known as Braemar, situated 3 miles from Bacchus Marsh Railway Station, and one mile from Parwan State School. Area, 140 acres, of which 55 acres are rich flats, suitable for lucerne grow ing.° ...
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
LAWN. TENNIS. On "Saturday next, 27th inst., the Bacchus' Marsh Tennis Chlub will visit Balliang, and play a match with the 'Club there. Balliang team-Messrs. H. Gar diner and O. Burgess, Misses Edols and ' Bird. The annual St. Patrick's Day Sports will be held on Saturday, March ; 20th, 'on the' Showgrounds,
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. The Bacchus Marsh Bowling Club had an enjoyable afternoon's outing. and also a win, at Sunshine on Sat urday last. The visitors were again hospitably treated-afternoon tea and light refreshments during the play and dinner after the match. Messrs. H. G. Campbell a~d J. A. Johns suitably thanked the Sunshine club for their hospitality and that .they. were very pleased with their win. Mr. S. McKay responded on behalf -Sunshine club, and said they would visit the Marsh on Easter Saturday (April 3rd). Scores:- Mrs. F. W. Tinker, W. Horder, O. D. Coventry, M. Butterfield (B. M.) v. Messrs. Easthope, W. Thom son, Brodie, Rooney (S). 22-18. Mrs. A. Shaw, A. G. Crisp, 'W. D. Hogan, H. G. Campbell (B.M.) v. Messrs. Abbott, Taylor, Clark, Richards (S.) 31-12. Mrs. T. H: Pearce, J. A. Johns, R. C., Snowden, D. McDonald, (B. M.) v. Messrs. .Turner, McCurley, G. Baxter, Fair-child (S.) 27-22. Mrs. E. Moss, Mrs. D. McDonald, Mrs. J. "A. Johns, Mr.' T. Heath (B. M.) v. M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
we Xilinry We are now Showing . .. New Autumn Millinery In ? the Newest Ideas for the Season, and at very Low Prices Also, the Latest Materials in. i . New Dress Goods Our DRESSMAKING ROOMS are now taken over by Missw .:-HOBBS, whom we can thoroughly recommend to .our customers as a First-class Dressmaker. uAw or co&uias*. Moo*US i5 WANTED to Buy-Eggs, Fowls, Beeswax, Horsehair, and Fat. R. CROOK, Millbak- Store, Granft StKet» Bwaji Msxk TO-NIGHT! St. Patrick's Night-National and Patriotic Mechanics' Hall, Bacchus Marsh, SATURDAY, 20th March Frederic Collier Concert and Comedy Comedy The Most Talented and Versatile Combination of Artists in Victoria. Elsy .Treweek, Operatic Soprano. Rosa Walton, The Australian Mar garet Cooper. Oswald Rippon, Lyric .Tenor. Weston Pett, Solo Flaut ist and Entertainer. Will Hughes, Comedian and Specialist. Frederic Collier, Operatic Baritone of Madame Melba Concert Co. Accompaniste, Miss Walton. The Management has pleasure in announcing the ap...
MARRIAGES. McFARLANE—CRISP. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
SMARRIAGES. McFARLANE-CRISP. At the Presbyterian Church, Bac Jhus Marsh, on Tuesday evening last, ia marriage was celebrated between' Mr. Percival Albert McFarlane, sixth son of the late Cr. W. H. McFar \,.lane,.: J.P., and Miss. Grace Hender son 'Crisp, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Crisp. The Church (which was well filled with guests and friends) was tastefully decorated for the occasion by the friends of the. bride. The :initials of the bride and bridegroom were on each side of the altar, and the ceremony was conducted under a floral wedding bell. The Rev. B. Williams officiated; and Miss Alice Stuart presided at ,.the organ, and played the Wedding March. The choir sang "The Voice that breathed o'er Eden." The bride (who was given away by her brother, Mr. A. G. Crisp) wore a simple frock of ivory em broidered silk, with wide belt of merv. ribbon, train trimmed with true lover's knots. Wore the usual veil with wreath of orange blossom, also;. the .bridegroom's, gif...
CRICKET. Bacchus Marsh Association. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
CRICKET. Bacchus Marsh Association. There will be no match to-day, on account of St. Patrick's sports. The last match of the season will commence next Saturday, 27th. March '27, April 3-.- Trinity v. Bacchus -Marsh. Presbyterian, bye. The match last Saturday, between Bacchus Marsh and Presbyterian, was full of incident, as the Premier ship was practically decided on it. Had Bacchus Marsh gained a four point win, and another in the next match, they would have been equal on points with the Presbyterians. In the first day's play, Presbyter ians made 112; and Bacchus Marsh lost five wickets for 95; but on re suming the match last Saturday, the remaning five wickets could only add two runs! This left Bacchus Marsh .15 in arrears, and they set out. to dismiss the Presbyterians, which they commenced to do in a sensational manner, as half the team were dismissed for 12 runs! Mac Lachlan secured the "hat trick," as he captured the wickets of Hilde brandt, Grant, and McBride, with successive ...
KERR—ROSS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 20 March 1915
KERR-ROSS. The marriage of Mr. Alex. Kerr, second son of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Kerr, of "Daisybank," Rowsley, and Miss Florence Muriel Ross, of "Ard ross," Balliang East, youngest daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ross, of Lubeck, was cele brated in the Presbyterian Church, Bacchus Marsh, on Wednesday, 3rd inst., the Rev. B. Williams officiat ing. The church was prettily deco rated for the occasion by some lady members of the congregation. "The voice that breathed o'er Eden" was ,sung 'by Miss Stuart, and Miss V. C. Kerr played the "Wedding March." The bride was given away by her brother-in-law (Mr. W. Leitch) and wore a handsome gown of creme cashmere-de-soie, with court train; usual veil and orange blossom; carried a shower bouquet, and wore a pearl and sapphire spray brooch, the gift of the bridegroom. The bridesmaids were Miss Ethel Kerr (sister of bridegroom) and Miss Nell Leitch (niece of bride). They wore -dainty white frocks, and French sailor hats of black and white cre...