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BALLAN. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1866. (Before Peter Inglis, Esq., J.P., Chairman; and Walter Duncan, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
BALLAN. TuesDAY, OCTOnDE 23, 1866. (Before Peter Inglis, Esq., J.P., Chairman; and Walter Duncan, Esq., J.P.) Edmund Murphy v. George Sutherland.-Break. ing a pane of glass in the Court House Hotel, on the 10th September last. Fined 5s. or 24 hours' im prisonmelont; also to pay 10s. Gd. damages, and 9s. Od. costs. (Fine paid.) HIunry Cousons v. John Horne.-Threatening language. To show cause why he should not be bound over to keep the peace. Dismissed. William M'Intosh v. Same.-Debt, 13s. Settled. Senior Constable Walsh v. Henry Samin.-Hav ing beef in his house for which he did not satis factorily account. Discharged. Same v. William Roberts.-Same offence. Four months' imprisonment in Ballarat Gaol, with hard labour. John Hargrove, Moorabool, applied for a Beer License. Granted. REVISIO)r COURT. North Ballan, South Ballan, and: Egerton General Lists revised
AGRICULTURAL. CLOVER HAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
AGRICULTURAL. CLOVER LHAY. WV: have, for some years past, advocated the cutting of clover for hay.nt an earlier stage of its progress than is common in this country. The usual indication of fitness for the scythe is the browning of the blossoms to the extent of one-half or two-thirds; but it is by no means uncommon to leave it, under press of other work, much beyond those points. The consequence is, too great hardening of the woody stems, and a great and incurable damage done the quality of the hay by the rotting of the lower leaves. These fill the hay with that impalpable dust so distressing to horses, and, highly nutritious and valuable as otherwise it would be. makes it unfit food for them. We have urged, therefore, the harvesting of the crop when it has come pretty well into flower, without fiurther delay. That this is the proper period fur cutting, we may take a hint from the bees and other insects. When they begin to operate on the clover blossoms, it is a sign that sugar has ...
THE Bacchus Marsh Express. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
SATURDdY, OTOBRE 27, 1800. SELECTION before survey is now an accoI* plished fact in Viotoriu; and yet, as was otter predicted by many of those whose interest it was to keep up the old order of things, antd by others who believed it would lead to no thing short of anarchy and confusion, we have had no red revolution; the change has been effected in the most orderly manner, and the principles of WILSON GRAY fully vi?. dicated, We can remember when such prin. ciples were scouted by those who thought nothing but the auction system, pure and simple, would ever be carried out in th64 country. Had the principles honestly and intelligently advocated by Mr. GRAY been noted upon years ago, there can hardly be doubt that the population would have ere now been doubled. In saying this we do not complain of the progress made since the foim,* dation, if we may so speak, of the colony; but we feel assured that nothing but easy access to the waste lands of the colony will attract a proper class of i...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24. (Before Charles Shuter, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. WaEDNSDAY, OCTonU?n 24. (Before Charles Shuter, Esq., P.M.) Christopher Cairns v. William John Norton and Robert Cawsy. Wilfullyand maliciouely disturbing the cattle depasturing upon the Bulban Farmers' Commons. Case against Norton dismissed; Cawsey fined 10s., and 20s. costs. Mr. Gell for complainant; Mr. Dyer for defendants. William Watts v. David Dyer, Debt-goods and work--4 7s. No appearance. Dismissed. Bridget Cross v. James Dogherty. Pound rescue. Fined .1, and £1 Os. costs; in default of payment to be levied by distress. Executors of the late Simon Staughton v. Charles Simmonds. Being the owner of a dog which destroyed oeven sheep, the property of complainant. This was an adjourned case from the previous petty sessions, for the production of a matrial witness named Sykes. On the present hearing, His Worship made an order for 16s. damages and .2 8s. costs; in default of payment to be levied by distress. Police-constable Kiernan, v. Dani...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
NEWS OF THE WEEK. It will be in the recolleetion of our readers In 1~.1acchus Marsh that when the swindler Lopp, alias rtanrley, took his departure from Mr. Tanner's, in Junoe last, he borrowed his host's horse, which, s1owover, he neglected to return. The horse passed bhrough the Marnht on Thursday last, in charge f two horsedlc lers, on their way from Melbourne, A irnmn formrerly In Mr.T anner's service rcognised le animal, and informed the rightful owner, who umredilatoly followed the dealers, and claimed his ropetrty, The men showed a receipt for the price f the aninal, given by Mossrs. Lovelock and Siruntor, of Melbourne, one the 23rd inst. The _orso was then handed over to the police, in whose malids the matter at present remaine for further vealigation. - A hadle of crown lands in fee simple is to be, hold -.t the arnetlon roorms of MeNsrs. OGremmell, M'fCaul 'n-dl Co., Collins-stroet west, Melbourne, at two cdClolock on T'ue'daly, trhe 27th November next, when -ho following ...
MELTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
MELTON, (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) \A W sLY?ns tea-meeting and soiree was held at the Church in this township on the 22nd instant, MIr. Courtis, the Mayor of Williamstown, in the chair. Able addresses were delivered by the Rev. Messrs. Lambie, Sabine, and James, and Captain _M'Callum. It was quite refreshing, after the discord that has prevailed in the camp of this section of the church militant residing around Melton, to witness the unanimity and cor diality which prevailed on this occasion, Not a f'e of those present were inclined to the opinion that the millennium was at hand. inasmuci as the lion appeared quite disposed to lie down with the lamb. The clergyman, and also the people present, vied with one another in protestations of future enduring friendship, and professed a desire to work together as members of a common Chris. tianity. A collection was made at the conclusion of the addresses, when the amount realised was found to be about £13, in cluding the money received from t...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
MISCELLANEOUS, At a meeting of teachers in the Ballarat District, the following resolutions were passed:-" 1. That the present mode of classifying children for exami nation under standards requires modification. 2. That the standard for examination of assistants require to be raised. 3. That the present mode of paying singing and drawing masters is unsatis factory. 4. That pupil teachers' examinations re quire to be so graduated as to bring their final test to correspond with that of an assistant. 5. That the salaries of pupil-teachers are so low as to hold out no inducement for candidates. 6. That pupil teachers' salaries should be paid entirely by the Board of Education. 7. That teachers should re ceive a bonus for every successful examination of pupil-teachers. 8. That teachers be paid accord ing to their classification, irrespective of position. 0. That augmentations be paid irrespective of average attendance. 10. That the appointment of assistants by local committees, without a...
BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
BALLAN. (FROM, OUR COIRtESPON?DENT.) FREAK oF N1ATUIIE,--On Tuesday last, Dr. Fairbairn handed to ume a full description of a child that was born on on Sunday afternoon, the 21st, in Bullarook Forest. 'The descri1. tion was accompanied by a drawing of the child after its birth, The Doctor says :-" The child was still-born. The nurse, being alarmed at the unusual applnranc of the head, sent for me. On examination, 1 told the parents that the infint could not possibly have lived, as there was no cerebrum. The only trace I could make out was a rudimentary cerebellum, Otherwise the child was well formed. I found, instead of.brain matter, that the interior of the skull was filled up with a red fungus-like mass. The ',eneral appearance of the head was as thoug one had taken a knife and cut a slice extending from the eye-brows horizon tally to the back part of the cranium." The Doctor also informs me that such cases are of rare occurrence, and worthy the attention of the medical faculty. W...
BLACKWOOD. FRIDAY, 19TH OCTOBER. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and H. Lawrence, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
BLACKWOOD. FRIDAY, 10TIr OCTOBER. (Before U. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and II. Law rence, Esq., J.P. BnEAKING VINDOW GLAss.--Vale v. Horne. No appearance, Dismissed. T. IEATENING AND AB?USIV LANOUAGE.-SaLme v. Same. No appearance. Dismissed. DEBT.-Shaw Brothers and Company v. Unwin. .£14 11s. 'd. for goods. No appearance. Dismissed. Same v. Byrne.-.-' 12s. Gd. for goods. Order for .£6 12s. 2d., and .£1 18s. Gd. costs. Same v. Johnston, .£8 Os. 4d. for goods. Order for .8 Os. 4d., and 2s. Gd. costs. There is no truth in the report that Parliament is to be summoned in November. It is not at all probable that it will assemblo before the return of the Treasurer, who is expected to arrive in January ncxt.-Ac.,
BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
BACC(IIUS 31ARSII AXND MADDING LEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. A. sr:ei.t., meeting of the above Board, for the purpose of striking a rate, was held on Monday last, the 22nd instant. There were iprcsent--Messrs, Paterson (the chairman), Young, and Grant. 3Joved by 1Mr. Young, seconded by SMr. Grant--"That a rate of five per cent. be made on the valuation adopted by the Board." -Carried. it was agreed that Mr. Young should fake counsel's opinion on the following question -Is it competent for the Board to alter the valuation return, either previous or subse quent to the striking of the rate? The meeting then adjourned. The ordinary monthly meetinr of the Council of the Board of Agriculture was'Iheld in Melbourne last week, Mr. lamsay, 31.L.A., in the chair. Ilessrs. M'Crucken, Dalgleish, Coffey, Robertson, and Dr. Mueller, we preresent. In answer to a letter from N. Levi and Co., with reference to the change of time for tlieproduction of an acre of Silesian hooet root, for which they were gi...
BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
BrALLAN SHIIRE COUNCIL. WVEDESD-AY, OcrT. 24, 180066. Present-Councillor Duncan in the chair; Coun cillors Atkinson, Blake, 1 illyard, Osbornlt, and Short. Minutes of last meeting read and confirmed. Letters sent in since last meeting read as follows :-From Corporation of Daylesford, relative to proclaiming road thence a Ma:n Road. From Mr. Ocock, accepting scale of fees adopted by the Council. Engineer's report on improvements in the Town. ship. Engineer's monthly report on contracts. Engineer's requisition for stationery. From Mr. M'Intyre, relative to Myrniong Bridge. From E. MI'Kernan,requesting progress payment on contract. No, 16. Secretary's return to Mr. Mairs' motion. Secre tary's return to Mr. Duncan's motion. Secretary's return to Mr. Graham's motion (postponed from last meeting). Secretary's return to Mr. Millyard's motion (postponed from last meeting). Moved by Councillor Atkinson, seconded by Councillor Short-"That the Secretary acknow. ledge the receipt of the letter ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
TUE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTIRALASIA.. BACCHUS MARSH BRANCH. i .LAID.UP CAPITAl'I . . 0640 0 OO ]tESERVE FUND . . . £180,000 S1 'l?E following RATES of INTEREST .nro I allowed on MONEY DEPOSITED at this Branch, viz.- On Deposits at 30days'notico,4por cont. per annum. O, ,, 3 monthis ,, 5 . ,, , ,, ,, 12 , ,, 7 T. NIXON BINNEY, MAhtalrn. ALEXANDER BLACKWOOD 13EGS to thannk his nnmvrous customers for the . . favours and geonr'al support he has x. : rilnecd for thn hist eleven years he has been in business in Molton, and to inform them that, in nddition to the Blacksmitth business (which he Sstill olnrioa on in its varionus branches), he has opened a now and commodious G]IOCERY AND PROVISION STORE, Inclnding lIIONMONGERY AND GENERAL STOCK, ulnitable for a country trade. IHe, therefore, most respeotfully solicits from his friends a nontinuanco of - those favours, which hoegratofully acknow. ledges. A, I, Is alsh AGENTI for the GORDON'S SAW MILLS, and has at prceont-a largo stouk of sawn ha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
PROSPECTUS BACCHUS MARsH AND GIENERAL ADVERTISER rOn BALLAN, MELTON, MYRNIONG, BLACK WOOD, EGERTON, AND, THIII SUHRRO1UNDI.N( D1ISTRICTI, -4---~ O N iaturday morning, the 7tN of July, will be lpublilshed the first numbor of a now wookly paper, too be enutitled tlo llacchus Marsh Express. We concoivo that the time has arrived when a Imoro full and correoot exponent of the varied and ' important interests of thue Bachus 'Mrslh Division "of West Ilourko is desirable than has hitheorto (Kxisted; and it is hoped that the scope of the c!olhumlns of the 13acchu?s orrk IExpress will 1 nlford adhlquate facilities for the attainment of that object. We shall shortly state the gonoral prinoiples iwhioh it will be our task to advocato, and the policyl which we intend to adopt in our editorial elnpalcity. TOf theo various subjects presented to the Victorian 't' resS for the consideration of the public, nothing hlts of Into excited so muoch inteorost and attention jns the state of political afllai...
NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
NOTICES TO COORESPONDENTS, Conmtum0ATroNs should be forwarded as early in the week as possible, and should be addressod to the Editor, xipress Office, Bacchus Dlarah, .Contributors are requested to write upon one side only of the paper. All communications intended for publication require to be authenticated by the name and address of the writer, Anonymous conuanul. cations will not be attended to, All business communications and orders should be addressed to the Manager, Expre0s 1Oc0, Bacchus Marsh.
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
NOTICE. IBn. GEoaoE LANE having ceased to be solo proprietor of the Bacchus Aiarsh ??press, it has been determined to reduce the price to four. pence each number, and to four shillings per quarter; or five shillings, including postage, Owing to the great increase in the circulation of the paper which must follow as a eonseoquene of the reduction in price, the Express will be found a most desirable medium for advertising, for whioh the following are the termst-For advertisements of one inch and under, 2s, Odi for every succeeding inch, 2s, Advertisenlents intended to be inserted for a lengthened period, or immediately preceding the leading article, us per agreement. Notices of Births, Narrioges, or Deaths, Is. each, The Proprietors have appointed, as their General Manager, Mr., R. G. MAOUTORnoN,, formerly of Melbourne, to whom all business communi. cations and orders are to be addressed,
BLACKWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
BLACKWOOD, The following notice appears in the Government Gazette of Friday, October 19:-" The holders of the undermentioned leases and licenses, having neglected to pay the rents now overdue, for the lands held under the same respectively: It is hereby notified that if all arrears of rent be not paid to the receivers of revenue of the respective divisions within one month from the date hereof, the leases or licenses on which such arrears shall not have been paid will be liable to forfeiture: Blackwood Division-Receiver at Ballarat-B. Trewhella and others, 1 acre, Blackwood; V. E. Vinson and others, 17a. Or. 32p., Blackwood; T. Purves and another, 13a. 3r. 5p., Blackwood. Dr. Otway delivered a lecture at the Royal Mail Hotel, on Wednesday evening, in behalf of the funds of the Kynoton Hospital-H. Lawrence, Esq., J.P., in the chair. The lecture was well at- &nbsp; tended. The science of tickling was the subject of the lecture, and the Doctor treated it in a humorous, and at t...
BACCHUS MARSH, BALLAN, AND PENTLAND HILLS AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
BACCHUS MARSH, BALLAN, AND &nbsp; PENTLAND HILLS AGRICULTURAL &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; SOCIETY. A meeting of Committee of the above so- ciety was held, according to resolution, at Mr. Flack's hotel, Ballan, on Saturday last, &nbsp; for the purpose of preparing a prize list and making other necessary arrangements for the society's approaching Stock Show at Ballan. There were present—Messrs, M'Pherson (president), A, Grant, Johtston, Currie, M'Intosh, Hodgson, R. Greenwell, James, W. Duncan, J. Myers, Lawder, and Osborne. The minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. THE OLD PRIZE LIST. The Secretary laid on the table a prize list of the late Bacchus Marsh Farmers' Society. Moved by Mr. M'Intosh, seconded by Mr. Currie—" That the prizes confined to the district be done away with."—Carried. &nbsp; The following was then adopted as the list of prizes for the ensuing show at Ballan :— PRIZE LIST. Draught Horse Stock. Entire horse, 1s...
SELECTED POETRY. UNDER THE MOON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 27 October 1866
SELECTED POETRY. UNDER THE MOON. Under the moon as the twilight breeze Ripples the water in pulses of light, We stand on the bridge of the sycamore trees, And list to the voices that float through the night: Under the elm row, misty and dark, Murmurs of melody rise from the bank, Sprinkled with many a dim red lamp: Hark! mid the foliage blossomed with June Tinkles a serenade under the moon. Under the moon in the village street, Gossiping groups in the shadows meet; Seated at dusky doorways there, Red-lipped maidens taste of the air: Whispering now of their lovers' eyes, &nbsp; Blue as the beautiful summer skies; Whispering now of their flatteries sweet, As autumn's fruitage dropp'd in the heat; Until they cadence a trembling tune, Soft as their pulses, under the moon. Under the moon on the cool sea shore The wind walks over the spacious floor, Kissing the snowy bosom'd sails, Daintily dipping through azure veils, And over the crisp foam bearing along The musing mariner's mid...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
JAMES YOUNG, ANXIOUS to meet the growing requirements of the district, has much pleasure in intimating to his friends and neighbours in Bacohus Marsh and the surrounding districts, that he purposes opening, on SATURDAY, 10th NO VEMB1ER NEXT, A WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GENERAL STORE, FOI 'ITHE SUPPLY OF GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, IRON MONGERY, AND OTHER GOODS, Suitable for the wants of the district. FAIARM and DAIRY PRODUCE, of every de. scripticn, will be taken in exchange for stores. Full particulars in a future advertisement. ALEXANDER BLACKWOOD B EGS to thank his numerous customers for the favours and general support he has ex perienced for the last eleven years he has been in business in Melton, and to inform them that, in addition to the Blacksmith business (which he still carries on in its various branches), he has opened a now and commodious GROCERY AND PROVISION STORE, Including IRONMONGERY AND GENERAL STOCK, Suitable for a country trade. He, therefore, most respectfully solicits fr...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
SATURDAY, N'OEMBER 3, 1868. Tax late election of a member of the Legis lative Council for the South-Western Pro vince, has served to illustrate very strongly the isolated position which Bacchus Marsh, Maddingley, Ballan, and other townships in their vicinity, occupy in relation to the metropolis, owing to the absence of a speedy means of communication with Melbourne. It will be recollected that the result of the election we refer to was dependent for some two days upon the receipt of returns from two of the townships abovenamsed of the number of votes there polled for the re spective candidates; and yet these polling places were amongst the nearest in the province to the head-quarters of the Re turning.Officer. The obvious remedy for such an anomalous state of things is to have a line of electric telegraph extended to Bacchus Marsh, Myrnioug, hBallan, and Blackwood; or to so many of thewe townships. as the exigencies of the route best likely to procure the "greatest good to the grea...