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FATHER GILES OF BALLYMOY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
FATHER GILES OF BALLYMOY. (Frno "TEE ARGosY,") IT is nearly thirty years since-I, Archibald Green, first entered the little town of Bally moy, in the west of Ireland, and became ac qunisnted with one of the honestest fellows and best Christains whom it has ever been my good fortune to know. For twenty years he and I were fast friends,-though he was much my.elder. IIns he has now been ten years beneath the sod, I may tell, the'itory of our first meeting. Ballyomy is a so oalled town,-or was in the days of which I am speaking,-lying close to the shores of Lough Corrib, in the county Galway, It is on the road to no place, and, as the end of a road, has in itself nothing to attract a traveller, Tlie scenery of Lough Corrib is grand,-but the lake is very large, and the fine scenery is on the side opposite to Ballymoy, and hardly to be reached, or even seen from that place. There is fishing, but it is lake fislung. The salmon fishing' of Lough Corrib is far away from Ballymoy, were the li...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
NEWS OF THE WEEK. At the Road Board meeting held on Saturday last, the opinion of 3Mr. G. P. Smith, barrister, was read upon the case submitted to him by the Board in reference to their power to alter the valuation of the rateable property in the district as made by the Valuers. The opinion will be found in our report of the Board's proceedings in another column. As it condemns the action already taken by the Road Board, that body will I meet on Monday next (the 5th instant), to discuss a motion confirming the valuation as originally , made by Messrs. G. Grant and A. Gardiner, the Valuers. The warm weather during the early part of the week appears to have caused a re-appearance of snakes, for we are informed that a son of Mr. 1 Lowe, of Korkuperrimul Creek, observed a snake about three feet long, and of a grey colonr, basking on the road at Stamford Hill, on Monday morning lass. Our readers will, therefore, have to exercise caution while traversing localities likely to be freqnontod...
AGRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
- GRI ULTURA L. EVERY newspaper in the colony contains glowing accounts of the alinost unprecedent edly: favourable appearance of crops of all kindes.t present, and the forthcoming har vest :ci scarcely fail to be a superabundant oin, The Argus, of the 26th ult., says: ''Such a prospect of abundance no one remembers in any previous October, and so advanced are the crops that nothing that could, now happen would seriously affect them. The ravages of rust and grub are quite inconsiderable." The Australasian, however, reports that " the f'arm pests-the grub and the cnterpillar--are unfortunately at work thus early. A. word or two may be said on some modes of preventing the ravages of these destructive insects, By digging or ploughing a trench round the boundaries of a paddock, the caterpillars can be entrapped, and if the sides of the trench are plumb, they cannot crawl out again if once they get to the margin and fall in. With respect to the grub, the case is more difficult ; they are...
THE MELBOURNE CUP DAY. (SPECIALLY REPORTED FOR THE "EXPRESS.") [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
TIE MEELBOLT.TE CciP P.Y. (3Pzcu~w.LT BItTED VOlT T "E "ESPRL3S Caw V. B. C. Spring- ntces. the rk c dc rezjig 'f which i5 the c'elebr'ated Melbourne Cup. ec. :ivuec'd on Thuntisy ; the tirst daty of the uieetin )rcring moQre SutA.r+IUI thain its unst rwIJct :e1l wisher could have auticip tci=. It will b) ietmhnercN-E h our retiders that the first 311. ,ourne Cup wets ruU for in 186l, whuu the great Sydney bhore, .roller, won with onsusuaate eeto h w ~e,3eati~ his rietory the oUQ 5~c~ir. a-u nd ,roving one of the vncot- wondertul aniwais ltuatralia ever po S B4L Rianker was the neat to, aryr it -)T; mad 3h". Hurtle Fidxter' ctt Lanst iuU in 1M. TL ii U a iatter ut tisorw how the ;reyjFonry Toryboy detoutedl the ' lebrctedl Pane: Last year, to the Iurprnse of most Of the knowinrg )ncs. The present race bh. hnisiwd more ipeuhation for the racing publi: thin tny of it predeces-ors, there being no rery hot Fm'zitt rp to the day before the ruce. andi "-: Itt.in than horses being at Ln to...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
IMPOUNDINGS. BACCRBIS ?IARSH.-Imipounded Ith Octo ber, by C. E.. Arnot, for 3Iarr. Green and Burt. Trespass 2s. each. Bay mare, blind near eye, J D over P D near ahoulder. like D of? shoalder ; bay mare, blazv, three feet white, P R off shoulder, like large C B near neck, near shoulder. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold 7th November. On 17th October, by A. Brown. Trespass 6I. each. R?ed cow white spots, T C off ribs near the shoulder: white and yellowi cow, like 11 near horn, like P of rump, shell off off horn. On 12th O:robe:, by T. Patterson. Bay or bror rn-are, ,1H conjoined ,lff shoulder. By W. Dod'emande. lRoan horse,' A- conjoined over G 0 off ribs, K 3 near shoulder, U off shoulder; bay mare, collar marked, W over CA conjoined near shoulder. On 1st November, by P. Cain. Tuspass Gd. each. Notic sent to owners. Bay mare - over K, like IE near shoni!der, PC off neck; bay mars', HA near neck. ax over B off ribs. If not elaitned and expense-s paid, to be sold 14th No. v...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, (Before Charles Shuter, Esq., P.M., and Dr. Rae, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
COUIJITS OF PFJTTY SESSiIONS. =4T M.oss;,Av, O(Je7(,Izu 2'R, ,rf, (;banrk, fffutlln, I ;(1~ 1'~1A~ a~d Drr, lla,, J,'.) Wry 'IPAN!rWtrc19 V , .16119 c~Hqvgr ' /'4#aI"ifl rr o:n rrnprI bft7'n hoprio, kAUlJIitfa r, ,(,on ,t nl'ai, 'fh h FsIIIhft4d bron Votfnanldt t!;,, 20"0h uUt, for the fttendance of P asconJ rfnbtv', Ilc')j rtdal the hoIue that adl Irss ~/t. hro Mr, Tanner by the rw n'nler fnifynl, an uaccount of whichl tranIatif on haa ail. ;o'' rfv'u!~ Irs over c+,liinrn $, Ito uaxhown that, 1fn411(.r, Sa dk'r, JIsd ptirtshasrw the horae at sa j 'n 'r flhowerno, tkJuffo thny gvearantaor to jt f' /,rifjrf $ iflrlfy in 12$O It, houn'e sold in ,iarrr I'y )lt ui'd, ue' tOpt we prcs1uvne Mr. ] c h' till li ;sri) dil ctlty In r o'acring hIm; i:s"' Ir.'rr17. 'i'e llS foO wx oIrdeS to bie rd , Mr. J1'ainor, :I' hl bw1' 4'( v, 'I 'IIMofA M sa ruo ra,-P ht , 0/i~rk, Order for Jil Au and 6d, c'oite z'trk (J Ingan charged Patrick Valleueo with hirry lipt olxsty by trcuklnr gi fincer. ; iit'vr...
BALLARAT. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
BHALARAT. WIEaSDon, OGr. 31. Messrs. Power, Rutherford, and Co. report: "Fat Cattle.--26 were yarded, all northern cattle. The market opened briskly, with an advance of from 15s. to 29s. per head on late rates, hut as the sales progressed prices receded considerably, and it was only with extreme difficulty a elearance could be effected. The consumption of beef is rapidly falling off, owing to the auDply of lambs and dairy produce. We soli a small draft of fat cattle for Mr. W. Goudge, at from .6; 12I. td. to .. Fat Calves.-Eight were yarded, anat sold well. Fat Sheep.-3,713were yardd. There was a good attendance of the trade, and all lots were well competed for, at a slight adrance un late rated.
MARKETS. MELBOURNE. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 31. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
MAR K SB, MELBOURNE. \VEDNE??sL, OCT. 31. BvswNEss has opened up rather dull fortlie week in the flour market, and transactions are limitod to immediate wants. Meal has been dealt inrmore' largely, however. Prices are :--Fine flour; £14; seconds, £13; Adelaide, £13 : bran, Is. 4d. to ls. 6d1.; pollard, Is. Od.; wheat, 5s. to 5s, Gid,; meal; £30 to £31. Prices for fHay may be given ns follows:-H-ay, £6 to .7; good new hay, £3 to £3 10. ; straw, £?r to £1 10s. R?r.urL 31?aers.--There is no change to note in the retail provision nmnket. Prices are:--Beof, 4d. to 7d. per lb.; imutton, 3d. to .5. per lb.: veal, 7d. ler lb.; pork, .d. pler lb.; Clee,?e, 1.. to 2s. per lb.; eggs. Is. 2d. t;. 1h. 1i. per dozen; butter, fresh, Is. 3d. per lb.; bread, Gd. to 71 the 41b.. loaf ; milk 6d. per quart; hams, Is. 71. per lb.; bacon, is to Is. id. per li. Live Srocs.-3-essrs. Da:.- CIampbell and Go. report:-''Pat Cattle.-?The supply tlhi week amounted to only 7o0 head, most of which were good qualit...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
'2 AUCTIONEER'S NOTICE. ' MONTHLY STOCK AND PRODUCE SALES . _- AT " KklO t, lMEIrION, ISACCHUS .IAR1I8 , AND MYRNIONG, I E. GR OOK ta:i to, notify to the publirc' gee S" rally, and pat ithly to the re.,i.nt, in and tronmdI the ::,vera, l.to.nhipIas t athove nawm,A, that, from tie er'peatI ?l solicit.dirLi of manry 'of his old platronAz ,r,: t}h:r::... ;t iA Li: a intOntion. in adidi lon to thea'cl,.ec ;atAli hO:1. -ale.: at IIacchus Marsh rand ltliNn, to : :,rtv r:,lthly .aiL&lt; at Myr. niont, ;apd Keiluc. retp.:cti;elp, at which latter plhn' M:r. Sw7nnrz1ll, %f Mvly:sr:,n;, :nd Mr. SGowdie, of Ktl!.r, hav, kinr?iy ,ple. 0Lo yar.ds at his d(Jhpf&a!. The fI l fowi i4 -:. twe ,lat.' at which the sale% will take ,l:aci, comnraenir:ng at 12 noon- Keiior . '1 he iaint Frid:y in every month. 3IIlt.n ... . Thu'r,['y ,, A cwrtru .d·rsh" ,, Saturday ,, yrnionm ... Wedcelsday, 7th Noyember, J. E, C. fakes this opportunity of thankinsg the pbli fo r all payt ,favours, and.theg...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
GE".NTLEMEN'8 SPRING AND SUMAM fIL CLOT'IIING. ( UR purchases in thie Home and Continental SMarkets are now to hand, and to which we invite rpecial attention. The Newest Styles of Coatihngs, In West of England Elastics, i lHibbh and IMeltons, " filis, of Chipping Norton, celebrsttcd Tweeds, For liding 'L'rouser, an.il Pants, nw mixtures. All the difl;rent mlakres of we.rt of Englalrn and Scotch Trouserings. Fucu:y .I':e,,ch Casmr-rere and Quilting YV..rtingr. I Superior Waterproof 'T'weed (Jvererstings. Russell Cord!, AllpaeaS., China Silk, t And Other Light Masterials for Summer Wear. ALL GOODS THIIOROUGHIILY ,SIRUNK HJfore being rtmad' up. Patterni alud Inlstructions for Self-Measurement a rlent free by post, on application. t A Large and Farshionable STOCK OF' RCEADY.I ADE CLOTHING. OUT'! I'S TO ENGI,AND And all parts of the World, on the Shortest Notice. Moderate C('bharges. C F'irst-claUs Cuttern and Workmen employed on b the premises. 000CKSON AND BROWN, SJUCCESSOIS TO G. AND ...
AGENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
A G 1 N T s. Ta" ti ollri i izzg gýart!e a T l.s n i yapoined AGENTS for the Ezprca: JUdlsM ffl ...........I.......Mii-. Goers-ox- & (ocu. TPlWLta........................31r. cl. FLarcc. FPAdre'dUm.o'wS,,&e. ,, TL'. G. 3je~lýT;t..................,..... .. rl1 J..I irir x,. 31 1a-mu ............... .1.. "1, :c GonLin'a .......M....... r ........ iý ,!c 3IAGFIL "s.
NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
IW1f(S TO CO Jl:QMAS~T-STn. .C',CInxwio should ! EI, F-133 as i ariA :a ttt* week xa 1'owih!e, an'd slatud be t~ddre-d to the Ediitor, Zzli~u Ozkiire, L; lhtu 3MIaZ. Contributes are r uizt'4 try wi:ta x riu one aidd 6?zny of the pn[T· MLl e mnni"rxs.b1 in:iz:d±n d !.ý yiubbi. sir require to lie avctbe tieated by t$.e namae and sadreu, of the writer. .tALonyu s crmrsarmi catk'na will not be ia1;~fl!1d to, All buaineuz eotarnuicr.ti'n8 and ordv' 5should be acdrIr to the Mlanager, i xp *j Cff BYre.huw Slarsb.
DR. OTWAY'S LECTURE. To the Editor of the Bacchus Marsh Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
DR. OTWAY'S LECTURE. To the Editor qf the Bacchus Marsh Express. DE.AR Sin-Reading in last week's .L,np'ess. a report of the lecture given by Dr. Otway, I see your reporter did not mention the caution he gave the people of Blackwood against slanderiing all who conic among them. If there were more such true men, slanderous reports could soon be put down : When, by night, the frogs are croaking, Kindle but a taper's fire; Ha! how; soon they all are silent! Thus Truth rile:Žcs the Liar. One, at least, of the Dctor' audience thanks him siicerely for his kindness aud bravery. It. takes a brave matuo to speak the truth, when lying seems the order of the day. in petty slander there is nothing said that one can imake them prove; as the Doctor saidl, " It is the whisper, the smile. and sneer," and a per?on's charntter was black cued. It seems very easy to whisper away an honest name, and would require a very gentle spirit to be able to say, " Father, forgive them, for they know not what tha:...
THE INTERCOLONIAL EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
THE IN'I'E?,JCOLONJAI, ,XIIIBI'T[ION. GlwA excitotmeut ,revaril in Melbourne, an:d in most of the la, l'g: towvns of tih colony, in regard to the Intercoloniail Exhibition opened in Mel bourno on the 24th uilt. by Ils Excellency the (lovernor. 'Iho Melbourne lpahlrs have, one and all, written in tihe most Iurldatory terms of the result of the labours of the Exhibition Con. mnissionera; and there can be but little doubt that many thousaunds of holiday makers will find gratification in visiting thi, the third Melbourne Exhibition of natural products and works of art, during the thres months in which it will remain open. We collate the following particulars from our Melbourne contemporari?s : O EXTNT OF THE 11UILllINOlS. 'Ihorughl the ouperficial ureai of the muai building is nearly four tim, tl, lta of the old Exhibition lBuilding, it was found ilnadequate to tlhe reqnuiro lnunts of exhilbitors, and thie COlllmisionllOl' deemed it adviable to eruct an aunnexo containing 10,800 supcrfl...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] THE LATE FATAL ACCIDENT AT THE TOOLAM-TOOLAREM CREEK. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
CO RESP0 N DENCE. (We are not rc*ponmil for the opinion erprened by our corepondents.) THE LATE FATAL ACCIDENT AT THE TOOLA3I-TOOLARE3I CREEK. To the Editor of the E.xpress. Si.--During the floods which visited this colony some three weeks ago, it will be re membered that a young man named Kenneth Mfills was drowned in crossing the Toolum toolarem Creek, whilst endeavouring to cross it at the bridge erected to give access to this township. Now, any person looking at this bridge cannot but be struck with the fact, that it is so peculiarly placed over the creek, and so totally unsurrounded by fenced approaches, that it must be extremely difficult to find on a dark night. I trust tlamt some member of the Melton Road Board will see fit to propose that a sum of money be speedily voted to defiray the cost of securely fencing-in both banks of the creek for some distance on either side of the bridge, and so do all that is possible to prevent travellers from missing the proper road.-I am, &a...
BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
BACCtiUS MARSH AND MADDING. LEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. T'ra ordinary fin'tnightlv meeting of the Boanrd was held on Saturday, 27th October. The rmembers present were-Mr. G. G. Pater son (chairinan), Messrs. Burke, W. Grant, and Ryan. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. From Secretary to the Road Board Con ference, with reference to holding the proposed Conference at Melbourne. From the Corio Shire Council, relative to the reservation of Farmers' Comnuions, and blocks of land for Forest cultivation. Urdered to lie over until next meeting. From the Shire of Talbot, relative to the proposed conference of delegates from Road Boards and Shire Councils at Melbourne, on the 0th inst., and 28th and 29th insts., re spectively, toconsider the working of tihe Local Government Act. From the Assistant Commissioner of Roads and Bridges, enclosin, vouchers and report of Commissioners of Audit on the main road construction account. From Mr. J. RI. opkins, M.P....
BALLAN. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 1866. (Before J. M. Clow, Esq., P.M., Chairman; and Walter Duncan, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
DALLAN. TUESDAY, OcTo?Ban 80, 1860. (Icefore J. M. Clow, Esq., P.M., Chairman; and Walter Duncan, Esq., J.P.) Moe a Cousoen v. G. Cooper.-Debt, .7 5S. 6ld. t ettlcd out of court. Sameo v. 11. A. Cooper.-Debt, £7 13s, Od. Order for £.7 13l. Od. and lOs. costs. Same v. MI. Irown.-Dubt, £.O 1it. Gd. Order for £0) 148. Gd, and 10a. costs. Same v. Frederic Schott.-Debt, £12 2s. Order for .£10 2s., and 103. costs. To be leviod by dis tress. Same v. Francis Miller.-l)obt, 20 0. . 3d, Order for £. Os. 3d. and 10a, co:sts. George GOc, v. Sanie,-Flraul nuimmuons, £0. Order, .12 per week installeults. F'rancis Miller v. Alexander Wool. D]ebt, £: Os. 4Id., bill of costs. Order for £2 70, 10d., arld 2.. Gd. costs. Senior.conusablo Walsh v. Rlobert Officor. Forging and uttering a cheque. Itomanded for eight dlays. Same v.Willisam Iblrorta.-'orgiug ald aLtteumllt. ing to utter a forged cheque. Jiemuanded for eight days. William Urlquhart applied for a carrior's license. Granted.
BLACKWOOD. FRIDAY, 26TH OCTOBER. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and H. Lawrence, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
SILACIC WOOD. ti~ `= h"WAY, WITH Oorojmm, foro (.. Sloute, 12&q., P.M., nod H. Law. lalien, Enq., J.P. B1rtlbl'rH and Co. v. 'leodora.--IndOebfd 4id for goodH sold. Ordor for £0 10s, 4d. ('0818,' v. Willjamrsn.-lmloliled £14 18. for goods gM rder d " ,£1" 4a~', awl ii. enat 8, V ,i }la ard lifl --Inillobttad .25 24, 10d. for 'g~.Oii (lr for .£., 28. 1lOd. and 68, r;O8't8, -=_ D v. .M'N.cil.- indabLted X7 18. Id. for goods. OIo r £7 1H, id., rand tSa. codti. Jn v. l')U1Jg"8".-- IidrhtA!(l .£0 '1H, for work ow. \ No HI IOn. l)Hi1118niiw 1, Fkenuidgu V. V lnc.-]-Idndebted £12 108, for S d laour. No iiorico. Di8lsiHieid. glon v. SHani.-Ir'dclted X12 17i, l(d, for Nto: evict, i~Joonired, nd v, Same.i,-Inulehbed £46 108. for work t1r, N.o hirvici). DienultHiRid. lyv, Sautce,-IiidebltIed £113 for work iad No Hbl~vict. D~ismissed.. o v, Same1.-1111-Inlletef 10a, for work and 1118 v Sinre.-i nddhl cd £17 7s. 10d, for Id. Nil ervien. Di'irioiejod. 1k v Haimo.--1Indebteil £111 198. 11d...
BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 3 November 1866
BALLAI. (Yl'w,1 01I1 ?',J:I 'iJ')K. ! :,NTo.) A ss.w*inio of the hareholders in the IJallan (Gold Prospecting Parties' Claim, was held in accordance with uilvortiemenunt, at Flack's liallan IHotel, in Wednedacy eveniug last. October Ilht. W. D)nuan, IETq., J..1., was called to the chair. Ito stated the obj'ekt of the meeting to be the muking of arrangcments for sinking the lshaft to the bottom, 'IThe usummer was setting in, and sitfep shouhld at once be takeu to commence work, Mr. Jlolyoake, the secretary, said, that it was by the request of many sharoholders that he had called the present meetiling. For, like himself, they folt quite sure that, when the claim stop)ped work, they were either close to the bottolm, or very nea'r an Inportant change. The presienmt shareholders felt that it would be a great pity, after spending .I'00 upon the works, not to pro. coed. Should gold be found, JBallan would at oncn take a very important position, whilst every desacription of property would d...