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BACCHUS MARSH. No. 49. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 10 April 1915
BACOCHUS MARSH. By W. WILLIAMS, B.A. No. 49.. Bacchus Marsh Races, of 1871. Horse racing must have been em bedded in the Crook family. Heon, Sec. was our late old friend Mr. Cornelius Mahoney. Two of princi -: pal races .were won by horses owned by J.R. Cirbok-~-Saladin and Primia I:- Donna. F. Crook was the mount in both races. I find some picturesque writing on the meeting, not from : editorial pen, but a lady retords her impressions. I have an idea that the nom-de-plume, "Amelia Grundy," is fictitious, for the whole cast of production bears too much evidence of masculinity. The contribution S runs into a column. Miss Amelia Grundy is accompanied by Mr. Fitz boodle. "At the pressing invitation of Mr. Fitr, I drank a. lady'S blush in Mr. Canny's booth, "pro salute animm," and we returned to the hill. The bell sounded to prepare for the next race-the great race of the day. Fitz and I .could not re sist the temptation to witness the start of both horses. As they step S ped gaily fort...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 10 April 1915
COMPLETELY GONE. A succession of colds, or even the neglect of a common cold, may cause inflammation of the mucous membrane to become chronic. This can be prevented by the prompt use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy at the first symptoms of a cold. A few doses of it and the cold is com pletely gone. A medicine of such great worth and merit as Chamber lain's Cough Remedy should be kept in every home where there are children. Sold by W. Grant Morton, Bac chus Marsh, and A. Comben & Co. Werribee. PAINLESS DENTISTRY Mr. W. J. BROCKIE, Recorded by The Dental Board of Victoria. VISITS BACCHUS MARSH, and may be consulted at Merrimu House, Grant St., EVERY THURSDAY. Hours-9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and any other time by appointment, And may be consulted on all Branches of Modern and Painless Dentistry. Painless Extractions, 2/6, all day. City address--686 Sydney Road, Brunswick. MISS HOBBS, DRESSMAKER and COSTUMIER. Has commenced business in the workrooms at the Hall of Commerce (J. A. JOHNS.) ...
MAX MULLER'S MODESTY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 10 April 1915
MAX MUTLLER'S MODESTY. The modesty of Professor Max Mul ler. a man in the very forefront of those distinguishrd for their linguistic attain ments, is illustrated by the following incident: He was once asked how many lan. guages he knew. "I hqpe I know my mother tongue," hlie made answer; "1 am acquainted with a few others." "'Why this caution?" was the next question. " I will tell you," said Jro fossor Max. "There came to me one Iay, as I sat here, in my study-a I ?ddha-a man who seemed my ideal of the Sanskrit priesthood. He spoke to me in an unknown tongue. I asked hiim what the language might be. The ,nan huddled himself togethier on tihe dloor and wept. 'I have worshipped you all my life as the greatest living Sanskrit scholar in all the world; I speak to you a simple Sanskrit saluta tion and you do not understand me. Since then," added Professol- Max solr rowfully, "I never say that I know any language." It was but the difference between the spoken and the written "dead" tongue...
MRS. WICKS ON "HOLIDAYS." [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 10 April 1915
liS.; WICKS ON "HOLIDAYS." I can't say that I hold myself with coin' away for holidays. Lettin' alone .he fact that the actual seldom comeJ ip to ,the anticipated, as the boy said vhen his father lost the strap all' had ;o take a switch, goin' away isn't iatural. Ef the Lord had intende'd us -o take holidays I can't help thinkin' ;here'd have been a plain word or two •o that effect at the begianin' of things As it is, you'll find no mention of therm -barrin' the Sabbath, which is beside the point--from start to finish of the 3reation, anmid nobody can deny that there was a discreditable shadder, as youn might say, over Adam an' Eve's takin' change of air an' scene from the Garden of Eden. Moreover, I call holidays injurious to the character. Look at the ulndecided liess an' differences of opinion arisin' as to where you'll go. I ve seen homes wrecked an' hearths destroyed because ma was set on mineetin' Tfir end in a motor-car, while pa wanted to go yo:timl' with a telescope. One of...
BACCHUS MARSH POST OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 10 April 1915
BACOHUS MARSH POST OFFICE The Office closes at 6 p.m. daily. Office opens for 20 minutes after Melbourne mail is sorted-6.40p.m. to 7p.m. Private box holders may obtain their letters at all hours. Telegraph Office open from 9a.m. to 6p.m. Telephone from 9a.m. to 8p.m. Money Order business open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, close at 12 noon. Registered and Parcel Post mails close 15 and 20 minutes before stated closing times. Mails close daily: Melbourne-7.40 a.m., 12.20 p.m., T.P.O., 8 p.m. Ballarat-8.20 a.m., 8 p.m. SBallan-8.20 a.m. Rowsley-8.20 a.m. : Myrniong-8.20 a.in. Melton-7.40 a.m. Balliang-9.30 a.m. Mails received daily: Melbourne-9.10 a.m., 6.20 p.m.j 9.10 p.m. Ballarat-12.55 p.m., 9.10 p.mn. Ballan-12.55 p.m. Rowsley-12.55 p.m.. . Myrniong-8.20 a.m. :.:. Melton-9.10 a.m. Balliang-5.15 p.m. G. M. CREAGH, P.M. : :
FOR THE OVER-STRENUOUS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 10 April 1915
FOR THIE OVER-STRENUOUS. "'Penny wise and pound foolish' i" a proverb that has a far larger applica ,tion than the fillancial one," was the remark of a medical authority of long and wide exn lience. "I h3vo h',d," he proceeded,. " many patients who have paid for their habit of savillng few hours fromn sleep or re t:reation f?r" their business by weeks of illness. To he miserly of time is as bad as be;ng miserly of money. "A few minutes' rest before eating, when you are fatigued, and after eat injg when the meal has to be followed by work, will save you months of tor. ture from dyspepsia. "A -few moments' rest at intervals, when you are engaged on a 'very long and exhausting mental task, will enable the brain to gather fresh stores of strength and the mind to clear itself; while the habit' of ceasing to work at night directly drowsiness asserts itseli will amply repay you in refreshing sleep and sound health. The man who by force of will or by the aid of stimu lants keeps himself wak...
RED CROSS WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 10 April 1915
RED CROSS WORK. The President (Mrs. Packington Vallence) and the Hon. Sec. (Miss Beatrice W. Anderson) would like all interested in Red Cross Work to meet on Thursday next, 15th inst., in the Mechanics' Institute, at 4 o'clobk. The Hon. Sec. Ladies' Patriotic Guild, acknowledges with thanks, for Red Cross purposes- £2/16/9 from collection at United Churches service. Mrs. Cathro, 2/-. Also 15/- collected on Easter Monday by Miss Dorothy Manly, as Red Cross Nurse.
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND., Bacchus Marsh and District. The Committee wish to acknow ledge, with thanks, the following, donations : Bay Excursion, £10. Bacchuss Marsh Shire, £10. J. Bence (2nd instalment) 10/. Miss O'Hagan, P. Keefe, 5/ each. Total to date, £261/4/6, of which £200 has been sent to the Lord Mayor's fund.
MYRNIONG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
MYRNIONG. (FROM OUR OWN. CORRESPONDENT.) On Friday. a splendid break in the weather took place, when 45 points' of rain were registered. The following day 16 points fell, and on Sunday 95 points; making a total of 156 points. As a result, there is general rejoicing. Farmers who have land ploughed are rushing in their seed, and graziers are jubi lant at the prospect of a sufficient supply: of winter feed. The results of the sale of Gifts held here on Friday, in aid of dis tressed Belgians, quite realised ex pectations, and the fund will: bene fit to the extent of some £44. The gifts were arranged in the local hall, all- of which came along in ample time to enable the promoters. to display them to the best advan tage, and much. taste and skill was shown by the ladies. Such= gifts as poultry, grain and otlier farm pro duce ?were ,placed in the hands of the sterner sex for "arrangement. A liberal use of Belgian flags, together with :the good old Union Jack, gave a patriotic touch to the...
BACCHUS MARSH HORTICULTURAL SHOW. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
"BACCHUS MARSH HORTICUL TURAL SHOW. A hlvely rain and a lovely show were two pleasant surprises for the last week-end, as most people had made up their minds they would see neither. The rain had disappointed them so often, and to have a flower show without ii seemed asking for the impossible. However, the valu able rain fell, and the show blos somed forth in all its glory, as the exhibitors took up the work' of mak ..ing the show a success with renewed energy; and the general public at tended feeling that they had at last seen the end of the disastrous drought. The show was held in the Me chanics' Institute on Saturday after nqpn and evening, and on every hand one met: with expressions of surprise at the display made, which was highly creditable to the exhib itors, and to the officers of the So ciety, who instil enthusiasm into others. Too much cannot be said in praise of this kind of work done by the President (Cr. J. G. Wells) and the Secretary (Miss Wells). These. onerous positio...
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
FOOTBALL. The game will probably be pretty "sick" in the district this year, as there is yet no talk of forming the usual Association. The Maddingley club held its an nual meeting on Monday evening, when the following officers were elected : President, Mr. .J. J. Barry. Vice Presidents-Messrs. J. Lodge, J. B. Doherty, T. Bishop, J. Bourke, A. J. Findley, F. R. Manning, B. O. Love; M. Dowling, A. Shaw. Pa trons-Rev. B. Williams, Dr. T. B. Ryan, Miss Cahill, Mrs. Kerin, Messrs. Ward, W. Grieves, E. J. Ford, C. Wills, R. Crook; R. Simp son,-J. Markham, J. Cosgrove, P. Maloney, J. Sm'ith, J. Bence, H. Buckley, S. Shea, P. Griffin, P. F. Emmett, J. Daley. Committee Messrs. J. B. Doherty, J. Wa'rd, T. Bishop, M. Dowling. J. J. Barry, jun., J. Lodge, P. Barry, A. Minnus. Treasurer, Mr. T. Bishop. Hon. Sec., Mr. J. J. Love. The membership was fixed at 2/6; ladies' tickets, 1/. Colors--Blue and white. 'The 'following donations were promised :-J. J. Barry, £2/2/; T. Bishop, £1/1/; J. J. Barry...
PROPERTY SALES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
PROPERTY SALES. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn i Co. re port having .sold privately, on ac count of Mr. Frank. Ashby, his house and two allotments of land in Lerderderg street, Bacchus Marsh, at a very satisfactory price for cash, to Mrs. Hamilton McFarland. Also, on account of Cr. Jules Gascard, Ballan, his Tregothnan farm, of 168 acres, on Pyke's Creek, at a high price, to Messrs. Dugdale & Creber, Melbourne, who intend to use it as a Stud Farm. The "Argus" reports that at the Chiltern Police Court on Tuesday, before Mr. J. W. W. Beaver, P.M., Frank James Bowyer, who \vas ar rested in Queensland by Detective Sullivan, and remanded to Wanga ratta, and subsequently to Chiltern, was charged that "between. March 17, 1914, and March 1, 1915, being a servant of the Ovens and Murray Dairy Company, Springhurst; he did. feloniously and fraudulently embez zle £804/2/5" Detective :Sullivan asked that, as the auditor for the company had unfortqnately died, and a fresh aiudit was being made, ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
WNw wInery We are now Showing New Autumn Millinery in the Newest Ideas for the Season, and at very Low Prices Also, the Latest Materials in.. : New Dress Goods Our DRESSMAKING ROOMS are now taken over by Miss HOBBS, whom we can thoroughly recommend to our 4.:?`.. cu stomers as a First-class Dressmaker. A As. J OHNS in?;?:m. , ..pa s sa c n ,as PEARCE Bros. announce Big Autumn Fashion Show MILLINERY. The Hats this season are wonderfully Smart and Attractive. Every style is represented in the fascinating group of New Millinery, as displayed in our Popular Millinery Department, and the value we offer is extraordinarily liberal. COATS and COSTUMES. We have secured a Beautiful Range of these goods-our usual high grade exclusive styles. Come into our Showroom, try on the garments, compare the values, and we feel sure you will be more than satisfied. HOSIERY and UNDERCLOTHING. Being dainty, distinctive, and inexpensive: our Underclothing always proves most satisfactory. There is absolutely...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
THE return of Mr. Mead to America became inevitable when he lost the assistance of Mr. Swinburne. It is best for Mr.. Mead and for Victoria. The Irrigation Act will have to be ignored and administration take its place. That is the practice with all statutes. Mr. Cattanach is as good a man for that work as anybody. The practice of importing experts will have to be abandoned. Messrs. Densley & Johnston ad vertise sale of farm land at Tarneit, for Saturday next, 24th inst. The Country. Roads Board invite tenders for the constru9tion of sec tions of the Melbourne-Geelong road, in the Shire of Werribee. Shire of Werribee invites tenders for supply of spalls, road works, &c. See advertisements. We have had our first. instalment of Autumn rains, and right glorious they were, to the extent of 138 points. On Friday 34 points fell; Saturday, 12, Sunday 82, and an other 10. making' a total of 138. All those who had doubts of rain falling again are now busy putting in their crop...
COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
COIMADAI. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) The welcome fall of rain last Sat urday gave the district 140 points. Farmers are working with renewed energy in putting in their crop. The annual picnic in connection with the local State School was hlield on Wednesday, and an ideal picnic day favored the committee. A large ciowd assembled in the School grounds. A lengthy programme of children's events (numbering 26 items) was arranged, and gone through before tea. Messrs. R. J. Alkemade, J. Bennett, D. Coghlan acting as starters, and Messrs. Con don and Cooper as judges. A sheaf tossing competition for the men was won, by Mr. A. Grieve. The cater ing was entrusted to Mr. Markham, who provided an excellent repast, which was dispensed by Mrs.W. Holt, Mrs. O'Hara, Mrs. Bennett and a number of willing helpers. In the evening, a euchre tourna ment was held, for the purpose of raising funds for the Belgians. This was well attended, and a most en joyable time spent. The winners were Mrs. Mannix and...
RED CROSS WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
RED CROSS WORK. A ,concert in aid of the Red Cross fund ivill be held on Monday, 24th May (Empire day). A parcel of 14 pairs of socks has been forwarded to Red Cross Depot, contributed by Mesdames H. Val lence, sen., J. Wills, T. Edwards, J. Phillips, Misses Phillips, Anderson, and Grant; and Mrs. Arthur Hine. Also parcel from Miss Lorna Wills. The hon. Sec. of Bacchus Marsh Patriotic League acknowledges with thanks :-Mesdames Packington Val lence and T. Rutherford, 5/ each; Flowers, 2/6; Masters T. Wills, 7d. and Master F. Edgerton, 3d.
BLACKWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
BLACKWOOD. £ (FROMa OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) A syndicate, comprising Trentham Daylesford and. local shareholders, has been formed to test the old Trojan mine at Yankee Reef. It is proposed to erect a whip and un water the shaft known as Bruce's. Operations will commnence immedi ately. :Mr. A. Cocciardi, eldest son of ,Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cocciardi, of Golden Point, has volunteered. He is attached to the Naval Bridging Train,. and is now in camp at the Domain, St. Kilda Road. We wish him "good luck and a safe return." Rainfall for March, 58 points.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
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