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BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. ."Hurry-skurry" Belgian tourna ments commence at 7 o'clock this evening. Ladies games for a watch first prize, and art china tea set, second prize (gifts of Mrs. D. Mac Donald). Gentlemen's games for carved walking stick (gift of Mr. T. Heath). The semi-finals and finals will be played on Monday evening. Entry, 6d. for ladies; 1/ for gentlemen. All proceeds in aid of Belgian Relief Fund.
BACCHUS MARSH COUNCIL. Monday, April 12. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
.... BACCHUS MARSH COUNCIL. Monday, April 12. ORDINARY meeting. Present-Crs. W. Grant Morton (in the chair), M. R.° Greene, J. Wills,' P. Purcell, H. •.Meikle, C. L. T. Alkemade, J. G. .Wells, J. A. Brown, D. Robertson. Cr. Wells introduced a deputa tion of new settlers from the -Tul lamore estate, regarding* ,the town drainage, which lodged in front of their houses.-Mr. J. A. Loeper said the present arrangements were very unsatisfactory.-Cr. Wills asked if the residents there were willing to pay a special rate, as nothing could :.' e done out of present revenue.-Mr. Loeper said they, were already pay ing the town rate.-The Chairman admitted that the drainage was a 'disgrace, but it was the financial question which stopped them from doing anything.-Cr. Purcell said the place was a disgrace, and he Swould like to see something done.s Cr. Wells said they wanted the drain continued to Fagg's bridge. He had -tried his best to get it done, and could not get any assistance from the Counci...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
BACCHUS MARSH. Clearing sale at Ashby's on Wed nesday, 5th May. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn & Co. advertise some par ticulars. Messrs. McPhail Bros. & Co. Will hold their next Bacchus Marsh sale on Saturday, 24th inst., as Monday (the usual day) is Eight Hours' Day, and a public holiday. Baptist Church, Bacchus Marsh, Sunday, 18th inst.:- Anniversary services, 11 and 7, conducted by Pastor S. Whitchurch. Weeknight service, Wednesday, at 8. All wel come. Church of England services, 18th inst.:-Bacchus Marsh, 11 and : 7; Coimadai; 3; Rev. T. W. Davis. Presbyterian Church services: Bacchus Marsh, 11 *and 7; Melton, 3; Rev. Mr. Weir. Balliang East, 3; Rowsley, 7; Mr. Ferguson. Gas consumers are again notified that the gas will be turned off on Sunday afternoon, whilst some parts of the machinery are being replaced after repairs. Trustee required for Maddingley Park, in place of late Mr. T. G. Pearce. A public -meeting to elect one is called for Wednesday, 28th inst. Cr. Well...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
GOLF. The Bacchus Marsh Club will hold its opening day on Saturday (to-day), 17th inst., on the Ufillbank Links., The match will take the form of a mixed foursome, trophies for which are being presented by the President (Cr. W.. Grant Morton, J.P.) Visitors and players will be entertained at afternoon tea by Mrs. Morton. All members, and intend ing members, are cordially invited to attend. Match to start at 2.30.
MOUNT STIBNITE MINING COMPANY, COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
MOUNT STIBNITE MINING COMPANY, COIMADAI. The Managing Director :(Mr. R. Thurston Evans) reports under date 16th inst. as follows: Completed cleaning out Draper's tunnel, and renewing timbers. Rails laid to face 210ft., and to dump further 200 feet. Will commence extension next week. No. 2 north drive, on cross lode, in 15 feet; lode 3 feet wide, showing little anti mony. Winze in No. 1 north, on main lode, unwatered and repaired to 35 feet; renewing ladders and fixing pump. All deadwork prac tically completed, and strenuous de velopment will now be entered upon. The Company has been registered on the Melbourne Stock Exchange, and quotations will be regularly given. "Star" metal is up to £85 per tn, aAd 50 , £17/ O
THE Mystery of the Ravenspurs Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melbourne. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XXV. Geoffrey is Puzzled. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
. T H E By FRED. M. WHITE. Author of "The Ends of Justice," etc. Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melbourne. (All Rights Reserved.) - CHAPTER XXV. Geoffrey is Puzzled. It was a long time before nalph ;-Ravenspur spoke again. He remain ,ed o- quiet that Geoffrey began to im :'agine that his existence had .been for 'gotten. He- ventured to. iay 'a hand on. his uncle's kriee.' The latter started like one who sleeps uneasily under the weight of a haunting fear V"Oh, of course," he said. "I had for gotten you; I had forgotten everything. And yet you brought me news'of the greatest importance." "Indeed, uncle. What was it?" "That you shall, know speedily. The danger had not occurred to me for the moment. And yet all the time it has been under my nose." "Still, you might easily be forgiven for not seeing----:" "Seeing has nothing to do with it. And there is nothing the matter with my hearing. The danger has been humming in my ears for days, and I never heard it....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
TAYLOR'S CASH STORE Our CASH SYSTEM of trading enables us to offer SUPREME, VALUE in all the various lines we carry. All our Goods are BOUGHT FOR CASH, with the full discounts, and sold to you with a Minimum of profit. CASH BUYERS. can command Lowest Prices. They will get them :i::: ere. Our reputation stands behind all our transactions, and we guarantec satisfaction. We do all classes of Jew llery and Watch REPAIRS. Customers can depend on getting satisfaction. ELECTRO PLATE WARE. - ZONOPHONES. CROCKERY. SCENTS and SOAPS. DOLLS and TOYS. • SCHOOL REQUISITES. . STATIONERY. UNDERCLOTHING. PICTURES and FRAMES. CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. JEWELLERY and REPAIRS. HOSIERY and RIBBONS. Church and Main streets, Bacchus Marsh. CHAS. J. GRANT,. BOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST Ha. a Large Stock of Up-to-date BOOTS and SHOES = .to SELL at Beasonable Prices. :.Ladies Gant's, and Children's WHITE BOOTS and. SHOES, of good quality, and latest shapes. Bowling, Tennis, and Cricket Boots and Shoes. Best House for ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
SATURDAY April 24 At Canny's Hotel, Werribee, at 3.30 p.m. sharp. SALE OF FARMING LAND ATE, WERRIBEE. DENSLEY & JOHNSTON have re ceived instructions from the Trus tee in the Estate of the late' J. Pit son, to Sell,- at the above time and place: . 63 acres 2 roods of first-class Cultivation and Grazing LAND, situate at Tarneit, near Werribee. Buyers will require to get the 2.7 p.m. train .to Werribee on day of Sale. For full particulars apply to the Auctioneers. DENSLEY & JOHNSTON, 448 450 Bourke St., Melbourne, and ,Werribee. 'SATURDAY, April 24. (Note alteration of date.) Bacchus Marsh Market. McPHAIL BROS. & Co. will sell at Bacchus Marsh at 12.30 p.m. sharp Fat and Store Cattle, Milkers .and Springers. Pigs, Sheep, and Sundries. A. BURBIDGE, Agent. Preliminary Notice. WEDNESDAY, May 5. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., instruc ted by .Mr. Frank -Ashby, who is leaving the district, will Sell, "at his residence, Lerderderg Street, as above, at 1.30 p.m.: The wh...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 17 April 1915
MARRIAGE. McFARLANE-.CRISP. - On 16th March, 1915, at the Presbyterian Church, Bac- chus Marsh, by the Rev. Benjamin Williams, Percival Albert, sixth son of the late Cr. W. H. McFarlane, J.P., to Grace Henderson, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Crisp. Present address--"Kelvin Grove," Bac- chus Marsh. DEATHS. HICKEY.-On 11th April, Elizabeth Ann, the beloved wife of Thos. Hickey, &nbsp; Staughton Siding, Exford, mother of James, and Florence May. Aged 60 years. R.I.P. At rest. O'LOUGHLIN.-On the 12th April, at the "Gables," Melton, Patrick, (ex-Sergeant of Police) dearly beloved husband of Mary O'Loughlin, aged 73 years. R.I.P. THE Melton Express Established 1905. &nbsp; SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 1915.
THE AFTERNOON NAP. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
THE AFTERNOON NAP. The need for a light coverlet thro.n aver a person when lying down during the day, even in a wvr. room, is ex plained by the reduce.:, circulation of the blood when the body is in a recum bent posture. When one r-s down, the heart es pecially is eased temporarily of :ts re gular work. The body depends for warmth on the vigour of the circulati.on, and, as the blood flows so much m,'re slowiy through Lhoe veins when one is lying down, the m:issing warmth must b( made up by extra covering. This temporary respite of the heart:s action also accounts for the wholes)lae ness of the afternoon nap, or for the benefit derived from the half-hour'E lying down without sleep, which so ¶Luany nervous or over-worked women Sno recupcrative.
WORRY AND BEAUTY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
WORRY AND BEAUTY. Beauty becomes a habit with a woman after she is thirty. Too many wome'i take too much out of their nervous system; they worry over trifles, and where a man would simply sit drw; and let things slide, the weaker vesse! worries and exhausts herself generally over troubles that could just as easily be avoided. In point of fact, i ho aver age woman seems to take a. delight in working herself to that stage of wearn ness when life becomes wholly a bur den. Healthy, restful sleep, and plenty of it, is one of Nature's preatest aids to beauty, and this as much as anything, allied to a cheerful temrera ment, will obliterate tired lines and shadows of weariness whose presence cannot but detract from the 'perfect beauty of even the most lovely face.
RECIPE FOR A GOOD HUSBAND. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
RECIPE FOR A GOOD HiUSBAND. A good husband, it has been wiseil remarked, like the hare, must be caught before he is cooked. He cannot always be told at a glance, and sometimes h( emust be summered and wintered before his real character is discovered; but ii is safe to say that when caught he should be found to be composed of tin 'ollowing ingredients in suitable propor. tions:--Mlother wit, good nature, gen. tleness, strength, manliness, purity courage. But even when the full mea. 'ure of some of these necessary quali ties is lacking, a very good husband tan 'often be secured by a persjtent uns Jf the following recipe :-Wifely tact. .0 parts; wifely forbearance, 10 parts, wifely good nature, 10 parts; good housekeeping, 10 parts; good cooking: 10 parts; wifely love, 50 parts. There are some brutes upon whom even such a precious mixture will be wasted, but they are very few; and a persistent application of it, morning. noon, and night, for two years, is war ranted, in nine, cases out...
WOMAN'S WORLD. BAD-TEMPERED WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
WOMAN'S WORLW. BAD-TEMPERED WOMEN. It is said that a/bad-tempered wow ,an cause more ac tual unapleasantnes 'or the rest of humanity than all the ether disagreeable features one finds it ife, and the unlucky possessor of an auncontrolled temper can easily drive tc :uin or to other women the men whose miisfortune it is to move in her orbit the average .man prizes permanent )eace and content above the happiness 5f possessinig a beautiful, attractive creature for a wife, and he knows that & badtempered woman and peace go no+ together. He admires a spirited wr nan, but he knows that a 'correspond ingly strong will goes aiong with strong Character, and lie expects her to exer aise it. The woman who can control herself under the most trying circum Sances is the woman who holds the strongest power over men. No matter 'how beautiful and clever and fascinat ing the bad-tempered woman may be, or how lengthy her bank account, her Bower is infinitesimal compared with htlt of her amiable...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
Professional Nurses throughout Australasia TESTIFY TO AND RECOMMEND NURSE ENDRES, of Burbon Street, Bundaberg (Q.), writes: "I was so ill I longed for the hour when I would be at peace." Read her letter: CLEMENTS TONIC LTD. "Until two years ago I followed my profession of LADIES NURSE, residing then at Mt. Perny. Overwork brought on a TOTAL COLLAPSE OF MY NERVOUS SYSTEM. I was treated by several doctors, but grew worse, and became so low and suffered so much that I despaired of ever being .well again;' in fact, ONE DOCTOR SAID THE END WAS VERY NEAR; and, indeed, I ONLY LONGED FOR THE HOUR WHEN I WOULD BE AT PEACE. A friend, who was most per sistent in her efforts, finally made me try Clements Tonic, AND IT PROVED MY SALVATION. Four bottles saw me up and about, and now, although well advanced in years, I am strong and active, and well able to look after the business I have. I ATTRIBUTE THAT ENTIRELY TO CLEMENTS TONIC, AND WOULD BE PLEASED IF YOU WOULD MAKE USE OF THIS LETTER. (Signed...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
THE great mundane controlling force of Civilisation is the logic of I events. The factors are never known, but the collective results manifest themselves, as in the war, and they will manifest themselves in the following peace. The sooner the better, for the war causes such: permanefit devastation that civilis ation is threatened with extinction, as the ancient civilisations were. This being so the absurd Greater Melbourne Bill is a crime. Mr. Gillies made the first mistake in handing over the streets of the metropolis to a private company. That raised cupidity, which cannot be allayed. An earlier miatske was made in allowing the Hobson's Bay Railway to acquire public utilities, and Mr. Andrew] Lyell had to buy it out, or the Victorian railways would have been crippled. The Ovens and Murray ,Railway, the Essendon Railway, and the Geelong Railway,,were instances of the same kind of sacrifice of public welfare to. private greed, plus newspaper greed, at the present time. Another fall ...
COOCHIN COOCHIN ESTATE. SALE YIELDS £57,515/16/7. (From the "Fassifern Guardian," Boonah, Queensland). [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
..C CHIN COOCHIN ESTATE. SALE YIELDS £57,515/16/7. (From the t'Fassifern Guardian," Boonah; Queensland). The sale of the first subdivision of the Coochin Coochin Estate took place in the Boonah School, of Arts on Wednesday. It was an immense success. All the blocks (with thee, ex ception of two) were sold, and realised £56,508/6/6, plus £941 for crops. Excluding the latter, the average price per acre works out at £8/10/5, which is a record for Queensland: The highest average ever before received was £6V16/10 for Cressbrook. The price received for the small unimproved blocks, Nos. 51 and 53, was £22/10/ per acre each, and constitutes a record so far as auction selling goes, for un improved lucerne land. £19 an acre for a larger block (No. 38), which was selec ted both by Mr. Love and Mr. Bostock as being the best unimproved farm on the estate, is also a record. The sale was conducted by :Messrs: Isles, Love and Co.' (Brisbane) in con junction with 1Mr. T. H. Gartside (Boonah). There ...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
BACCHUS MARSH. I.O.R. picture entertainment this evening, 24th. Clearing sales of furniture, liar ness, &c., at Mr. Frank Ashby's, and afterwards at Mr. H. W. Hodg son's, Lerderderg street, Bacchus Marsh, on Wednesday, 5th May. Messrs. L. A. Fairbairn' & Co. ad vertise particulars. Tenders wanted for lease of Lynch's farm. The Trinity Cricket club will hold its annual social on Wednesday evening next, 28th inst. As this is practically the first danice of the season, there should be a large at tendance. The Secretary reports that dance arranged for Wednesday week, 5th May, in aid of the Belgian Fund, promises to be most successful. Jones & Rosenthal's band has been engaged, who will play the National Anthem at 8.15; and the National Anthems of the Allies at intervals during the evening. A euchre party and dance will be held in St. Bernard's School hall on Wednesday, 12th May. Baptist Church services, Bacchus' Marsh, Sunday, 25th, 11 and 7, con ducted by Pastor...
WHAT WAS THE ROPE OF OCNUS? [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
WHAT WAS THE ROPE OF OCNUS? "The Rope oL.Ocnus" is the name a t famous picture pjlated by Polyg lotus, a Greek artist, who died abou' 426 B.C. -le was the first who gave tLif, character, and expression to pie Lures. According to Pliny,.he openep the mouth and showed the teeth o his figures, and was the first to pain! women with transparent draperies ane rich head-dresses. The picture -represents Ocnun as a poor man, weaving a rope of straw while behind him stands an ass con fuming the other, end of the rope Fhe'silent lesson thus conveyed ii laid to have had a wholesome effect Ipon the wife of Ocnus, whose extra ragance had been his ruin, so that shi )ecame frugal and thrifty, and help? aim to rise from penury to great pros 2erity. The phrase "like the rope de )cnus" signifies profitl.ss labour. A .xe4 idea is 'like the iron rod 'hiph sculptors put in their statues It impales and sustains. The blessing of a house is goodness Phe honour of a house is hospitality the ornament of :a ho...
MYRNIONG. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
MYRNIONG. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Mr. A. J. Cresswell is to be eon gratulated on having the enterprise to 'build .a new store and dwelling in the township. For several years past Mr. Cresswell has dccupied the preinises known as the "Myrniong Stoie," with. post-office attached, and it is common property that he was desirous of purchasing the site, with the view of eiecting a more up-to-. date business establishlient thereon. For some reason or other a "deal" could not be made, and as Mr. Cress -well's lease will lexpire in the Spring, and as a renewal did not seem poss ible, he decided to purchase what is known as "Connolly's Corner," and when his new establishment is coimpleted it is there where his future business will be carried on. The Postal Department has. decided to allow the post-office to be -re moved to the new site, and alto gether the residents of Myrniong will benefit by - the change. The old post-office was completely out of date, and it is expected when the new ...