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BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
BALLAN. (raox oeon SPECIAL COBRESPONDENT.) I sAID, in my last communication, that I would follow up the subject of the Bank and Town Hall. This week I do so, bc lieving that it is of importance, so far as the future of Ballan is concerned. iFor centurics past, political and diplo matic science has laid it down as an axiom, that the governing power of a nation be. comes powerless the moment that the balance of power is destroyed; and the balance of power can only be maintained by the har mony of a nation's interests, Therefore it follows, as a logical sequence, that if a nation or a town has no harmony of interests, it has no balance of power; and having no balahnce of power, its progress must always remain a matter of chance, instead of being the result of a systematic design. These self evident facts in political and diplomatic science form the basis of all my arguments when advocating the creation of new in terests for Ballan. Now, the circumstance which has kept Ballan back so lo...
MARKETS. MELBOURNE. THE MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
MARKETS. 32ELBOURiBE. Tuin MILZ. M3rc-s. i. and W. Aitken report:-Flour, £14 per ton; bran, 1;. d(. per bushel; pollard, Is. 8d. to la. 10d. per bushl , Mr. Samurl Iarnden reposits:-The flour mar ket has anain suffered a dcline, and quotations are as follor;: Silk-dre-sed flour, -14 per ton; secondis flour, .13 per ton; Chilian flRor, £12 10s. prc ton; bran, Is. G1. per Ltshel; pollard, 1I. 10,. ipe r bnhel. F.vr CATTLE, Sun.e, &C. Mr. Charlics B:rown reports :-Fat Cattle: Num 1-:r in, 1220. The market was again Lurgely supplied, and in conseq'uence of the large nunber of heeqp and laimbs comiun to hand, a further declin~ in price of 303. per head took place. The quality of the majority was good to prime. Beat bullocks, .0 10s. to .10 10z.; second and inferior, .(A to i0. Fat Sheep: Number in, 12,300. The supply was again greatly in excess of require ments, and a redaction of Is. Gd. per head had to be aubmitted to. The quality of the majority was good to prime; the market w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
TILE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSThA LASIA. - BACCHUS MARSH BRANCH, . PiAID-UP CAPITAL . £540,000 1?,?SERIE FUND . . . 13 0,000 rIHE following RATES of INTEREST are L llowed on MONEY )DEPOSITED at thin JBranch, viz.:- Oun'Dposiu at 30days'tnotice, 4peo cent. per annum. ~ ~, J monts ,,~ ,~ , 1 , , 7, .. ? .?1. NIXON BINNEY, MLuxnm.;i. ALEXANDER BLACKWOOD 13 EGS to thank his numorous customora for the '" favours and geiroral Slupporut ho hs eox. porlonced for the Ihn. eloven years ho has boon in bushne:i in Molton, and to inform thou1r that, in addition to the ]1hackSnlith buuiness (which he still carries on in its various branches), ho has oponod a now and commodious GROCERY AND }PROYISION STORE, Ineluditig IRONMONUEItY AND OENLUtAL STOCK, I: uitalo for a country trade. 110o, thorforo, most rospootfully solicits from his frieonds a continuance of those favours, which ho gratefully acknow lodges,, A. I. Il also AUENT for the GORI)ON'S SAW MILLS, and has at present aI largo stock of sawn hardw...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
PROSPECTUS O1 '1'1115 BACCHUS MARSH AND GENERAL ADVER'RTISER FOI BIALLAN, MELTON, MYRNIONG, BLACK WOOD, EGERTON, AND 'IR'l1 SU.IR OUN.DiNG DISTRICTS. !ON Saturday morning, the 7th of July, will beo published theo first mnuml or.of a now wolkly paper, ; to be entitleod the JIBccluas Mtfrsh e?,reas. We conceive that the timeo has arrived when a nore full and correct exponent of the varied and Si mportant interests of theo Ilacchuas Marsh Division ·of \Woslt ilolr'ko in desirablo tlhan hals hitherto xilt,,; atnd it is hoped titl the scopo of the eolumn: of the llacchus N?hiash Exqprcs will afl'ord adequate facilities for the attainment of that object. SWe suhall ehortly stato the gnoeral principles twhich it will bo our task to advocate, and the policy which we intoud to adopt in our oditorial Capla4city. - Of the various subjects iprconted to the Victorian Pa'ress for the consideration of the public, nothing ?iuns of lat eoxcltcd so much interest and attuntion o"us the slate of politi...
THE Bacchus Marsh Express SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
,AT'UIDAY, OOTOEI. 6(, 1860. Or thle 1lth instant the electors of the Souei Westerit Province will bo cnalled upon decide between the respeotivo eclani of N3: RoLFs and Mr. LEIAi?o;iTr , as to thue ness of theso gentlemen to represent ti: interests in the Loegislativo Council, A: private ge'otloman of um un|implachuablo tib acter-nud one, moreover, who has, in own innediato locality, taken an active pl in moasures calculated to udvance the intcre of his distriot-no name cn sta stand hig than Mri. LnEAI?tINTI's. On that sco: thereforo, wo can find Io fault with hi: Even his political principles, as put tirthi his address, have a scomiiig liberality nk? thom scarcely to be expected from one of i: class. They arc, however, too vague a: too general to be depended ulnn; and have had too much experionce to be dtlccii by thoso expressions which imply overyth?l but moan nothing. That Mr. LTanoio\: has all the prejudices of his class, is only t apparent in his adCdress; and wo cannot ?: ceiv...
THE DIVISION OF THE GRANT IN AID OF AGRICULTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
TIIE DIVISION OF THE GRANT IN AID OF_ AGRICULTURE, SouEmDUE showing theo 'amounts receivtablo by each agricultural socioty, in connection with tho Board of Agi'iculturo, out of the giant-in-aid :for' the year 180, undor bye-laws No. 37 and 38: Proportion Amount of Roceivable Namio of Society. Rovenuo. out of the Grant-in-aid, " £ s.d. s, d., Bacohus Matrsh ,.., 139 0 0 6 8 15 11 Ballarat ,. ... ..... 688.12 0 422 0 4 Bfaringhup .. .. 19 52 11 1 cecohworth 7... . 3.. 7 3 0 09 1 1 Bondigo ... .. .. 392 12 .0 278 19 9 Cariebrook ... ... ... 213 7. 7 15112 7 Castlomiioni ... " 455 18 7 .323 10 10 Chiltorn, Barnawartha,&. 80 2 0 01 3 10 Cola ... ... ... .. . 50 7 0 35 15 8 Geolong&WestornDistriut 668 3 3 415 1 3 Glundaruol :. .. ,. :;. 01 5 0 214 1 9 Glenlyou, Franklin, &c.... 201 10 8 2090 1 IInanilton . , .. ..... 215 0 0 152 15 8 Kilmoro ... ... ' . ... 1390 7 3 09 0 9 IKynoton .. .... 803 13. 3 215 15 0 M1olton .. ... 2 0 51 1 Ii hMornington ... ... 141 1 0 10...
TITLE DEEDS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
Ws tasm f:ro thrxs Gwrsumnwt GaCw ft 'iday, Se.%; t, s the IA!!fo in . Ml r c: w dSmajj ir bane fnm thu fe 6 f&lt;a 6f ThkD, - a4 sae, bct air.s she paymdunt tc f&ae Ar. LsiA ca ees emter shir leaes eilthcr ni Fier s 6 Lr af any cdshey reufi t (ir paty 7 &6c- WWi=f Bane atnt; saiozcf 26 ateant 3fer rfiss; I!T, aO Sip,; feeS, 4,, a t. old; par Dj,I&-wor; "sei -I 3ra srnm.t V7,3aEs:'Emm; Sa. 2i, 162ý; &e- A&T, &£ t, andms aoney, einas , ; p - e~a;» wGAn,.Sk. ArfEcrnat , Sis, 3t-; fees, &e, £61 (i&A; &psa, a Jmney, £i 128, AKrtment 16412 Sirdsrafy, mar!;6 wacts 7, a1meras M, 6r, Sy,,; les, 7t, 0 ,16^; ry kawa Fkr Smiana it, j afffosia; s .th C afomstliars. 1f If, . ;, feet, kR^£I Er.j; prtae tamy, -fet, AEM, 3md i ; U t arý..X masy, Jv5 Kr. A 1Sr.mit(7,lK.i , ft9 ^£i 6't, 3tL per senus l 1 l7, r.C, AlM,' ,t, k r, i fi.- 07E; epr, t% fr, y,; fees fAt X g r.L; gltfwd mj? y, pa euse iasaa, £f7 IS, On73it3ly, a...
BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
BACCTIUS 3IAR.SI AN)D MADDINGLEY DISTI'1cT' ROAD BOARD. Ti'r uiwl fortriightly me:eting of the lBoard was held on Saturday last. I ir;:mut-M? ara. G. G. Paterton (chairman), J. Ty'on, and W. Grant. The minutes of the preiaous mxating were read and confinred. coun!::4Fo G:n:mrce. Letters were read fre-a-P1ter Lalor, Eaq., M31P., acknowledging the receipt of the i;oard's circular of the 2I0'tl inst., with reference t t the Gov.ernr:ent endowrument; statin;; that tha views of the Board would meet with stremuous atlpport, and that etei.s were being taken in the matter. From MI. L. Kiw", Ear., .I'., , stating that the IMad!dinglcy Couurt-ieoue and hard aNjoining had been withdrawn fiotn aale by timhe Government. Fromn the itoawLn ai d liridges Office, requesting the return of a. new.paper; also, stating that it 'war not essential that tihe bridges, towards the erection of which an appropriation had been made to the Board from the special vote of 5,0,000, should be ce,,mpleted by the 31st...
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4. (Before Jas. Young, Esq., J.P., and Dr. Rac, J.P.) GIVING VALUELESS CHEQUES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
TuncusnriY, Oerona 4. (Before as. Young, Esq., J.P., and Dr. Rae, J.P.) i d nV VALUELESS CHE?qESr. Thomas Lepp, alias Stanl?y, was brought up voi remand, charged with imposing upon Henry Tnm. nor, landlora of the Court-house Hotel, Bauchlu Marsh, by meansofea val;llues cheque, with the view of obtaining money. The particulus of the caseo ro already well known to our readers. The prisoner pleaded guilty, and was dealt with sum marily under the vagrancy clauss of the PolCee Offences Statute. Ho. was setend to to twelre months' imprisonment, with hard labour, cumn Iatice upon asentcace of twelve smontha which he isnow undergoing for an ditcnce of a similar nature, committed in Mclbournae.
OUR LOCAL MEN. MR. WILLIAM SYMINGTON, SEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
OUKR LOCAL MTIEN . MR WILLIAXM fYMIING'TON, SEN. Under the above headhing--" Our Local Men"- weo wih to direct the attentin of our readera to the preseaco among thorn of one who, though not taking any very active part either in 1,politcl affairs or local governiutcat, i-; yet widely known in the diatrict, and, we ;art happy to uId, a? widely rwslalpted and ea?t;dwed. All Lono:ur, iwe tay, to those nmn of :tivo :spirit who ar Iaw,ily cngagedj1 at thie ,r?ent tirnm in promoting wh:at they con sid'r to bo tho phblic good of the Marl;h--?al honour to them; but it u; pler;ing to turn (,ce. asonally froma the durly of public men, and the watching of public atrife, to regard tho i who, al though not lacking in Benin eni::or ritmftal capacity, are yct#purnuiingaqretcrpa:th; giving thdr:attent'ion to anattecra on which; no difr:ne:c of opinion ,sist, buta act the amye tint,; kepi;ng; their cyt: :etalily fixe,l on that wini-on: god--the cnmon r?i of ihumaanity, cormhined with aeef.improvcrren...
BALLAN. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1866. (Before J. M. Clow, Esq., P.M., and Peter Inglis, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
B3LLAŽ . _ TutsxT, Oozotrin 2, ISGL. (Blkfore J. ý. Cloar, B q., P.ýL, and Pekr In!113, Esii., J.P.). Cou tablo Quinn v. Dtusiel Gieon.--Drunk and. dirordeil1yat Mtywiong, 29th Sept. Fine4 i0L.; iii defanh, t' entyfonw hnrs' iinpzionmeatet. Same v. Cbarles Brie .-Suatta oa Tneew Fia d 1Gs., o twenty-four hours' impti oaeuwit - Chaxlott 3lilleri. 1?rhnci 3il der.-finnpbLlaLs applied to haive dctkuasnt boinid to keep tho' peace. Caro aajourntl tilt 9Ith iftt.. Drfeabnt relea.od on bail; lint ld in .2, and t vo sitYt13 in £10 ecth. It i3 rportcd ticA . . n _ ...i v h._.l: e. 1t od coal ha- hcri b.:z)..drz-.i ' L:.! L' L .t l i$s WCoiLllc ~C oU Ii:,t. . ..4ayhe
CORRESPONDENCE. CENTRAL COMMON SCHOOL TEA MEETING. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not rcsponsible for the cpinions epressed by our coir'cpolc?nls.] CENTRAL COMMON SCHOOL TEA MEETING. T'o fte Editor of t'he E'press. SiR-Tho Conmittco of the Central Common School appear to have so determinedly "agreed to differ" upon "all matters connected with the managenlelint of the School entrusted to their charge, that, iuless somethlig is speedily ilono to bring abot harmonious action of thl Commnittee, the School will haveu to e 11man ,Iged by the iiead Teacher alone, or elso closed entirely. The financial nitlirs of the School nppe!ur to be in an unsatisfhctory condition as well as tho nuallhiner of imunage meat, and I think the iitnds inii'ht he in creased, and tle unfortunate bickering's of tle Committee decrease?d, I the holdin'g of a tea meeting or soiree in connection with tlh School. itulicient time has clap.sed sinco the holding of a soiree on the Marsh to induce the sangu'ine expectation that such a meeting would now be acceptable to the inha...
SUDDEN DEATH [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
SUDDENS DrTIr.--I have this week to record a very melancholy case of sudden death, which occurred on last Tuesday after noon. The wife of Mr. George Field, wheel wright, of Ballan, compblined on Monday of being a little unwell. On Tuesday; she was still unwell. In the afternooh , while in her bedroom, she was heard to sigh deeply. MIr. Field, on entering the room, found his wife quite inseusible. lIe immediately ran for Dr. Fairbairn; but on that genfideian's arri val, he pronounced life to be eifihet: .UOn Wednesday, Dr. liae, district caiione'~r ld an inquest on the body. Afterhe&lt;ii : the evidence of witnesscs, and the medieal evi dence of Dr. Jopling, who made the post mortem examination, the Coroner deemed it advisable to order a further exauinaition of the body. This examination was made, and disclosed the fact that death had resulted from natural causes. The jury returned a verdict in accordance with the above facts. The Rcvi?hon Co'rts for the Divisions of North Bc...
THE AMALGAMATION MEETING AT MYRNIONG. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
TIHE :AItALGAcMLATION MEETI'WG ATs IMYt?NIO NG, To tie Editor of the L'aprscs. Sit-I bog to be allowed to offer a feow remarks In :refe'rodnb'bto ' letter in the last number of the GQutdi 'iginuid' , Job"narl," and reflCoting on the condrict bf a publio meeting held at Mr. Swan. ,oell's Hotel, Myrniong, on the 17th inst., in con. icetion with the amalgamation of the Farming Societies of Ballan ahd BaHelius Marsh. This meeting the writer above referred to calls a "snug little coterie," whereas it was a meeting duly called by advertisement in the local papers, and was largely attended by mombers of both Societies. Sirh I do not approvo of all the proceedings of this meeting. I think a mistako wans made in leaving out the names of certain gentlemen from the joint Committee. In particular I am sorry that Mr. Crook was not elected; but, though £ voted for him, I do not fdel at liberty to blamo those gentle men whose judgment differed from my own. Every member of a Farming Society cannot ...
"JOB SNARL." To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
"JOB SNARL." 'To'tho Editor of f1e .trpress. Sin-Can yoou give me information on tho following points ?-Is "Job Snarl" the paid Secretary of the Ballan division of theo tto chus Marsh, Ballan, and Pentlund Hills Agricultural and Pastoral Society ? And is it true that ho receives .£10 a-year from this Society for the purpose of abusing' its ofticors in the columns of the Gua'adian 7-I am, sir, yours, &c., PAUL PaY. Ballan, 2nd October, 1866. [Perhaps some of our readers can fitrnish MIr. Pry . with tho. important iutornrmtion. which ho seeks. At present, we cannot speak authoritatively on the matter.]
THE CRISIS IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 6 October 1866
THE CRISIS IN VICTORIA. (FEo vin: "DAIuLY NEws," JULY 10.) Sin CILUILES DInELTX has left Vietoria amidst scenes which seem more proper to the return of a conqueror in triumph than to the withdrawal of a censured and dismissed pub. lie servant. The people of the city of Mel bourne, and f"om the countr: around within railway conmunnication. flocked to pay him the tribute of their respect and sympathy. They felt that the wre losinthe services of an able and upri:ght ruler, and they also I felt that he was su?fering grievous wrong for their sakes. This is the serious part of the matter; thr just so ih? as the leave-taking was a testimony to Sir Charles Daring, it was a demonstration-not at'ainst England or the English connection, but against the Colonial Miaister, who had recalled Sir Charles for abiding by the maxims of constitutional government, and had appointed an inferior man in his place, with express instructions in certain cases to set those maxims at nought. Mr. Cardwell has hi...
AGRICULTURAL. ALDERMAN MECHI ON GREEN CROPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 13 October 1866
AGRI CULT U R A L. ALDERMAN MECHI ON GREEN CROPS. 1OW9 TO CONVERT TOUR ROOT AND GREEN CROPS' INTO 1EAT TO THIE BEST ADVANTAGE. T?rs is, in my opinion, one of the most important of agricultural questions, and one of very difficult solution. It is dependent on so many considerations, such as the breed and quality of your stock; whether you should breed or buy; the health and comfort of the stock as regards shelter, temperature, and above all, purity of air by ventilation; and then again, the admixture of various sorts of food, and their state of preparation by comminution; and, when all these matters are in proper order, there is still one of importance-thlat is, a stock-keeper with keen perception' and due regard for his master's inteirests; or, better still, the farimer's own eye, if a correct one. If .we are wrong on stock management, adieu: to profit, for it is the sheet anchor of fariiinig. Salt is -very important for animals, as for ourselves. Largo blocks of rock salt are alway...
A MELTING STORY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 13 October 1866
A MIELTING STORY. No otlier class of men in any country possess that fhcdtious aptness of inflicting a good humoured revenge which seems to be innate with a Green Mountain Boy. One ?wintor evening', a country store-keeper in the Mountain State was about. closing his doors for the ni.ht, and whilst standing in the snow outside putting' up his window shutters, he saw through the glass a loungng, worthless fellow within, grab a pound of fi'esh butter from the shelf, and hastily conceal it in his hat, The act was no sooner detected that the revenge was hit upon, aud a very few moments found the Green Mountain Store keeper at once indulging' his appetite for .imn to. the fullest extent, and paying off the thief with a facetious sort of torture for which he mig'ht have gained a premiumn from the old inquisition, "I say, Seth !" said the storekeeper, com ing in and closing the. door after him, slap ping' his hands over his shoulders, and stamnp ing the snow off his shoes.' Sethi had his ha...
AGENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 13 October 1866
A G E N T S. The following gentlemen have been appointed AGENTS for the Ecpess:- TeThlourne ..................1essrs. Goanox & Garc. Ballan........................3ir. G. FLAcs. ,, Adversentss,4c. ,, H. T. G. HOLTOAKE. Blackwood .................,, J. S~wxTERS. AMelton....................... ,, A. BLACEWOOD. Myrniong .................. .. J. SWAxNNELL. Gordon's ............ 3es......... rs. E3WS & AIiGER.