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MANGLED NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
MANGLED NEWS. FRO\ CHt[AItiRaus's JOUINAL. T? I wore American in my idens, I might ask, which was the number of the " Ieacon" whose loaders oaused such intense political discussion throughout continental Europe ? But I have not sopowerful a sweep of imnagination as Martin Chuzzlowit's friend, Colonel Diver; and theorefore I will very modestly prosmne that it is not every body who has had the good-fortune to road the well-condensed and carcfully.epilomised home, foreign, and colonill news contained in that bright star of Australasia, the " Buirrahurry Ileacon," The schoolmaster is said to be abroad, but it is doubtful whether in his foreign travels he has ever crossed that immense t.ract of pastoral land which lios between Adelaido and the town and district in question. To be truthful, the name did not exist in any other than rough Australian maps at the thun I speak of; but the days are fast, pproachlng when from the proud eminence whore, looking across the mighty - , But there ; I ...
SKETCHES FROM BLACKWOOD. No. I. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
SKETCHES FROM BLACKWOOD. No. I. The route to Blackwood diverges from the main Ballarat road, at the rising village of Myrniong The means of conveyance being by coach, which, in conjunction with the Ballarat line, con veys the mail daily to Blackwood. For the first few miles the road leads through the rich agricul- tural lands of Mount Blackwood, and through the magnificent estates of Messrs. Hamilton and Shuter, at Greendale. The traveller enters upon the mountainous country, by passing up through a long defile in the hills, known as Long Gully, formerly the greatest obstacle to carriers on the road; but now (thanks to the Shire Council) a tolerable road has been made up through it; arriving at the summit, the remaining portion of the way is one series of up hills and down gullys, in a thickly timbered forest. Suddenly and abruptly you descend into the valley of the Ler- derderg, and one portion of Blackwood, Golden Point, suddenly bursts into view, The scenery is exceedingly pictur...
BLACKWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
BLACKWOOD. &nbsp; (FROM A CORRESPONDENT.) Your contemporary's leading article of Saturday last, on Education and School Com mittees in particular, is a model specimen of one-sided logic and special pleading, The writer expresses his views with a tone and assurance which would have put the Delphic Oracle to the blush. The ex cathedra style in which he enforces his conmmnents is evi dently intended to ignore all chance of reply, and to cut off any attempt at a parley. Like all fulminations of the kind it abounds in pungent sentences and acrimonious passages. However, like all such documents it is futile and impotent, and, in short, it is neither more nor less than a brutum fulmen, in the strictest sense of the word, "full of sound and fury signifying nothing." That the writer dipped his pen in gall and racked his brain to the very utmost to be- spatter his victims with obloquy, is abun- dantly clear; but whether he has succeeded in effecting his object remains to be seen. The ...
THE BACCHUS MARSH EXPRESS. SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
THE BAC00HUS MARSH EXPRESS. SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1800. TIME was when the District Road Board of Bacchus Marsh was looked upon as one of the model Road Boards of the colony. When the present Local Government Act was in troduced by the O'SHANAssY Ministry, the Road Districts then established were ranked as first or second class, according to their area and ratepaying population, and Bacchus Marsh was placed in the first rank; more over, it was confidently expected by all who were acquainted with its wealth and impor tance, that it would be one of the very first districts that would be constituted a shire-a privilege which could only be acceded to those districts ranking in the first class. This was no unreasonable expectation, for the intelli gence and enterprise of the inhabitants of the township and neighbourhood were well known to all who paid any attention to public mat ters. That this expectation has not been rea lised must be admitted, and we are sure that the circumstance is regr...
DEATH IN THE BUSH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
DEATH IN THE BUSH, (CONTINUED FROM OUR LAST.) "You might, at all events, try to know, I think," said Owen. At this moment his horse stumbled, and fell, and he was precipitated over his head. " Hurt '" ounquired 3rayloy, in a kind tone, as he dismounted to astsist him. " No," replied Owen, whose ton' was not at all improved by the shock, "not at a ait after this signal to slop, I shall proceeud no ft or to night." "I dare say it will be the boat,' id Brayley. "Thoen why did you not say so s aP" "I understood you in?.' * as long an "Why so I did, but how was I know that mn horse would knock up in this n-""' "Very true," said Brayloy Owen had received a smart. little shaken, though his tomper o to admit it, his companion had : 1'i, l to perceive this, and seeing dejcetedly on a fallen tree, he pr i ? . and tetherthe th" ?-- Brv.Ic ... ...,u tu?g, and notwsthtananG :",, ,ý', had boon receiving so utunori. wholo day front his companion, i; . following the impulse of his nat ur: -, r;,:.(...
AGRICULTURAL. POULTRY. THEIR SELECTION AND MANAGEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
AGRICULTURAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; POULTRY. THEIR SELECTION AND MANAGEMENT. BY A PRACTICAL FARMER. &nbsp; &nbsp; IN my last paper on poultry, I chiefly called attention to the loss sustained by this country in consequence of the large importations of eggs and poultry, which ought and might be mainly roared and provided for by our own population; I also endeavoured to show how this could be done ; I will now follow up the subject more particularly. I lave already saod that the brooding of poultry Slihas attained a high position, and the varieties are as distinrt aunto Short-horned. cattle from Here : fords, or $Siithdown sheep frQp. Long-wools; and lilFothenm, too, they have more or loss peculiar a tlýiplitions for certain purposes, which tlo skill ''f: their graliore has so often proved. It is in this manner, too, that tho various broeds of f'poultry may be made the best of. The poultry breeder or f...
GREAT MEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
GREAT MEN. The man who attains to greatness does not do so by one convulsive struggle, but by a series of conflicts, by successive victories and defeats. He proves his qualification or great enterprises by fulfilling duties impropely donomlinated moan. The man who vwaitf for n occasion of greatness, nevor will be groat at-il. Your great man is he who does the duty of the day; that which is nearest to him, howaov insigniflant to others it Imay appear, wlhethert be in goodness or evil. Vast sequenc;; resultrom trifles. A little folly has :oten created wrothedness, disease, and beg gary. A little resolulon has won, within man's own c.ill, victories njro sublime and imperishable thau'thoso of Trafaljar or Waterloo. " Yan is an alt'iao of self-?a living record of his orn deeds." '
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
,'l0 1 P (0 T 1U.1 OF T.ic, -: AND GE AL ADVERTIISER FoE BALL LTON, MYIRNIORC, iThLAO :0?0D, EGERTON, q AND TIiE 1iUND1ING DISTRICTS. ON Sa? norning, the 7th of July, will be pubs' the first number of a new weekly i, to be entitled " 'lrl BaCccivs MAns W1tU vIn.cs." We mat that the time lhLL arrived when, a more fti ýorrect orpounent of the varied and importasterests of the Bacchus Marnh Division of Westurko is dcsirable than has hitherto existed) it is hoped that the scope of the columnu tlhe : Bacchus Marsh Express," will afford imtte facilites for the attainment of that olji We e sbortly st;to the general principles which lit be our hisk to advocate, and the policy i we intent to adopt in our editorial capacity Of thaious suibjeots presented to the Victorian Press foe considertion of the public, nothing has of 1 )':citcd so nuch interest and attention as the of politi(a affairs. During a very long pri political a'xiety had become so groat as to eio the consioration of many who ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
LOUIS NAPOLEON &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; N O T &nbsp; THE DESTINED MONARCH OF THE WORLD. THE REV. GEORGE MACKIE, SOUTH YARRA, Will deliver a Lecture on the above subject on MONDAY EVENING, 23RD JULY, IN THE MECHANICS' INSTITUTE, BACCHUS MARSH, AT EIGHT O'OCLOCK PRECISELY. MR. MACKIE'S Object will be to R E F U T E The Statements of the REV. M. BAXTER, As contained in his recent publication entitled LOUIS NAPOLEON, THE DESTINED MONARCH &nbsp; OF THE WORLD, AND FUTURE PERSONAL ANTICHRIST, Foreshown in Prophecy to confirm a seven years covenant with the Jews before the Millenium, and subsequently to become supreme over England and most of America, and all Christendom, and florcely to persecute Christians during the latter half of the Seven years, until he finally perishes at the Descent of Christ, at the end of the &nbsp; WAR OF ARMAGEDDON, About, or soon after, 1 8 7 8. ADMISSION--ONE SHILLING. CHILDREN-HALF-PRIC...
MINING REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
MINING REPORT. The United Company, Nuggety Gully, have cleaned up from their crushing of 90 tons, which yielded 341 ozs. 4½ dwts. of melted gold. This has been a handsome return, enabling the Company to declare a dividend of £182 per man, after all expenses were paid. The number of shareholders being twelve (12), great satisfaction was expressed at the manner in which the engineer at Mr. Pol- glass's machine performed the operation of cleaning up and melting the gold. Sherwood and Co. have crushed the whole of their stone, which turned out well, the result being 50 ozs. The Eight and Two have crushed at Mr. Pol- glass's machine, the yield from which was con- sidered very good. The Alma Company, Blue Mountain, have at present stopped their works, for the purpose of putting down a set of pump lifts, which they have purchased from the Robin Hood claim, Barry's Reef, the water at present being too much for the whim. The Amelia Company, at the James place, are crushing some very good sto...
MINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
MINING NOTES. Barry's Reef.-Since our last report there has been little of importance transacted here. The most of the claims are at present raising stone preparatory to crushing, and awaiting the anxi- ously looked for rain. The steam machines of Messrs. Holywell and Polglasse have been engaged in crushing; the former for Sherwood & Co. and have finished all the dirt belonging to this party, but the result has not yet transpired. The latter mentioned machines are crushing for the Eight and Two Company, whose prospects are looking [.. ..] shares have changed hands for about[.. ..] £35. The Royal Mail Reef has had a trial crushing at Polglass's machine which turned out 4 dwts. to the ton. The True Blue have struck the reef, and the stone looks extremely well. It is stated that it is considered the best that has been taken out of the mine. This Company have now great facilities for working the reef, through their new shaft, and the mine is likely to become one of the deepest a...
BLACKWOOD. POLICE COURT. FRIDAY, 6TH JULY, 1866. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and H. Lawrence, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 21 July 1866
BLACKWOOD. &nbsp; POLICE COURT. &nbsp; FRIDAY, 6TH JULY, 1866. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and H. Law- rence, Esq., J.P.) &nbsp; Candage v. Bastion.–Breakage of window- glass. Dismissed. THEFT.–John Mathers, charged with &nbsp; stealing thirteen shillings from the till of the Bull and Moulth Hotel, pleaded guilty, and &nbsp; &nbsp; was sentenced to six weeks in Kyneton Gaol, &nbsp; with hard labour. &nbsp; VAGRANT.–Henry Donaldson, brought up for vagrancy, was remanded [.. .. ..] eight days. LICENSE.–The Bench [.. ..] granted a certificate &nbsp; for a Publican's License [.. ..] to David Cronan, for the National Hotel, Barry's Reef. TRANSFER OF LICENSE.–A transfer of &nbsp; &nbsp; the license of the Commercial Hotel, at Barry's Reef, from J. Vallance to Thomas &nbsp; Williams, was also granted.
THINGS THAT I REMEMBER. MY [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
- .TI1IU1O THAT I REMEMIBER. Mf Y a t; If ; ft 1 - II-AV- . P c 'l" IA,:.ipitP,;.a Jtdi i-'.1,. - l?? ve offe. tLhoi;glt. if vaiting .,s,:thing far 'iilyneighbraii to v,:i. I litJlJ ,r,,~,.': ..",i ly h:s. th no ght thu ,mots ''is tmea or ,th .:sr; hi,, d e( ti trlh ie, J uLs tir,'l of r?re ,':;nbit;n , I ale alw; 'y rarn'tembering1, alt I thiI, I rat, JI,?!rii, if I gi'e my haind th, tr;,tl'o of, w-riili;; diw, iim,tO ',f thlese , runorstbratnrw,, it ifity ti'.-h lay sIIi'nsoIy ,1ot, t', be qu~it,o ?v, tr,,, ,I n w. v, I will lI.hJi wVitih miy ,i':. ,i ai l'Aln.. hthq, hlr lItn, i tlhe fha;,t th,; th!, f c r, :,cmnel,,r ; ard toa or, came iht,, Ih i ,y,: of 1~y ti ,ry whilat I writs, ant _i-,-'uc t. bliiil i:'! l,, r,:p,lio , 'Tlhis fond remnmibrucc, h1riI: (,;il I bi:gini with it Hi.1 ,na'lie to fill all my ,,old lif, in the oil houme, now left, for e-vr ! -hi: frt al,;u bef.orer , l; when shl inmtlt lnivo l:,oni ut It.s:l, .iity year o!dJ. Sihe hlu been iiy ehicrl.t'l 'w.tn'me' ;...
THE "CORNER" [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
TILE "CORNER."-The lhtbitscs of the " Corner" should feel flattered by the following, which we take from the B&lt;llarat Sl~ar:-"IIow the inox perienced may be deceived by appearances was, we are informed, strikingly shown a few days ago, though perhaps the mistake was not, after all, so gross a one as some persons may be apt to suppose. It is related, and on excelleut authority too, that two servant girls, new chums of course, who had been sent from Melbourne to fill situatious here, arrived a few days since by train, and whilst looking about to discover Ihe way to their res pective future abodes, camue down lbydiard-streot, from the railway stition, and suddenly behold the Corner in all its glory. It is related that tloey paused, amazed at the sight, and that one ex. claimed, 'Oh! Biddy, we've been sold entirely. Do ye see there. That's a labour mart, an' no mistake, and them poor fellows are jest hangilug about to get a job.' Biddy's friend replied by exclamations of a sy...
MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
MARKETS. BAcchus' M?nsu.--Flour, from £15 10s. to £1610 s. per ton; Bran, £9 per ton; Pollard, £10 per ton; Wheat, Gs. Od. per bushel, LAnouR MIRKET.--Mr. Elderton reports that there is little or no change in the labour market since last week, and but very few of any class of servants have met with engagemonts. The late arrivals, over 600, by the ships India and Notherby, will make the market in Melbourne extremely heavy for some time; and to show how little demand there is, out of nearly 200 female servante for hire at the depot from the ship Indis, only 80 were engaged on the first day of hiring, when formerly most of the 200 would have been engaged at once. A few ploughmen, and superior upper. class fenmale servants, have mnct with engagements, but the demand is most limited, and will continue so for about two months more. No change in wages. THE M?U LS.-Mr. Jiames llamsden reporta: The flour trade this week is rather quiet, and prices are as follow. Silk-dressed flour, X£15 10. ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
I could elicit, from the great sorrow exhibited by the expedition party at the loss of their late leador, the great esteem Mr. MiIntyro was hold in by them, and how truly they felt the loss they had sustained. A larger statoment, I was informed, was about to be prepared and forwarded to you; but, taking advantage of an unexpected opportu nity to forward this for the next mail, I trust it may be in timue.-I nm, Sir, your obedient ser vant, JonlI P. SIIhaRK'Y, Commisrsionor of Crown Land., Burke Distriot, Qucenalaud. Dr. Mueller, Leichhardt Search Committee, Mel bourno.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
Lara, Flinders River, Queensland, 11th June, 1863. Sin,-I am sorry to have to report to you the painful tidings of the death of Mr. Duncan M'Intyro, at his brother's station, Gilliott Creek, in this district, on Monday, 4th instant, in let. 20deg. 10min. S., long. l4ldeg. 40min. E. (by estimation) ; and thinking you and the committee might wish to learn the full particulars, I append them as follows:-When on my way to the head. quartors of my district, I was informed of the vicinity of Ir. MI'Intyre and his party, and that he was very ill. I was also told that he had a largo medicine chest, fully furnished, but that in consequence of all labels being written in Latin, he was unable to make any use of the modicines, On hearing this, I started for Gilliott Creek, bringing with me some medicines and medical coiiiforts that I thought might be of ise, but un happily I learned, on my arrival at the expedition camp, that he ha I died on the previous Monday, and was shown his grave on the e...
GENERAL NEWS. THE LEICHHARDT EXPEDITION. THE DEATH OF MR. M'INTYRE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
GENERAL NEWS, THE LEICITI-HADT EXPEDITION. TIHE DEATH OF MR, l'IHNTYRE, TO TIE EDITOR OF THUE AGE. SIR,-With expressions of the deepest sorrow, 1 bog to submit for your journal the official word, received this day, of the death of Duncan MI'Intyre, the able and brave commander of the expedition sent out by the ladies in search of Dr. Leichhardt. Other despatches, transmitted to the lady score tary, will, at an early meeting, be placed before the cornmittee, and rendered accessible to the public, together with all the information as to what fur ther steps will be adopted by the ladies in carry. ing out poor M'Intyre's design. With obedient regards, yours, FERD. MUELLER. Botanic Gardens, 23rd July, 1860.
MELTON. MONDAY, JULY 23. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M.; A. Mackintosh, Esq., J.P.; and B.C. Porter, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
MEL'T'ON, MONDAY, JuLY 23. (Before C. Shutor, Esq., P.M.; A. Mackintosh, Esq., J,P.; and B. C. Porter, Esq., J.P.) Woodward v. Morson.-Mr. Dyer for the dofenco. Dismissed, the Bench having no jurisdiction, it being a contract. Knight v. Morron.--Similar case, with like result.