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AIDED BY THE STAGE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
AIDED BY THE STAGE. A distinguished American lawyer related the following amusing accouni of his first step towards success. "Like most young lawyerls," he said. "on first setting up in business I had to wait for clients, but they were sc long in coin ng that I at last began to despair. Things were at their worst, when a strolling theatrical company, whose stock piece was "Un. cle Tom's Cabin," came into the town. In the afternoon, before they gave their first performance, the man. ager of the company climbed the rick. ety stairway which led to my office. and inquired whether there was any law by -which he could compel one o. the actors in his company to per form his part. He said that this play. sr,,who took the part of Marks, th&lt; lawyer, had for some reason gone oL: strike, and as there was no one tc fi l his place the position. was serious "He wasn't much of an actor," said the manager, "and I would gladly dis pense with him, but there is nobody ir.' this town whom I c...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
The Bacchus Marsh Club opened the• season last Saturday, on the Millbdnk links. As the day was all that could be desired for an outdoor gathering, there was a large attend . ance,, including several visitors fr6m .Melbourne. Abput 40 couples took out cards in the competition, ,and ..there were onlookers. The course has been wonderfully improved this season, as 90 stumps, and about a -dozen trees, have been taken out, two of the greens shifted, and the "'Powell bunker" made more - diffi cult.' .Mr. W. P. Grant made and presented the club with rather quaint tee boxes for .sand and water, *ith brush attached, and they added considerably to the convenieiice of the golfers. The Secretary of the club informs us that these little gifts have since been purloined by some senseless person. They should be returned at once. The President (Cr. W. Grant Morton, J.P.) on behalf of. the Golf Club, thanked the assistants who helped to carry out the above im provements, and Messrs. Grant and O'Hagan ...
HOUSEHOLD HINTS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
HIOUtSEHOLD HINTS. Strong hot vinegar will remove pain com window, glass. If you wish to have the linen loo) nore glossy, use soapy water in mak. ing starch.- This also renders the irou ess likely._to stick. If when making coffee a little salt is added before pouring on the boiling water, it will be found to greatly improve the flavour. Enamel e'd ware that has beconr burbed or discoloured may be cleanea by rubbing with a paste formed b3 coarse salt and vinegar. White paint may be cleaned by rub bing it gently with a soft flannel dip ped in a paste made of whiting and water, and gdding a little soap-pow. der. Hard water can be easily softened for toilet purposes if a muslin bag containing fine oatmeal be squeezec out in the water before using. Fresb oatmeal should be used every 'day. When using stale ?ead for pud. dings always soak it in a cold liquid Bread that has been soaked in cold milk or water is light and crumbly, whereas that soaked in hot liquids II heavy. Stains on white f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
We are now Showing ... - New Autumn Millinery N:e: In the Newest Ideas for the Season, and at very Low Prices Also, the Latet Materials in ... ' New Dress Goods Our DRESSMAKING ROOMS are now taken over by Miss HOBBS, whom: we can thoroughly recommend 'to our customers as a First-class Dressmaker. • * IatO oOWgen BaccHUs AIS H 04 FORMERLY THE ORGANISING CHAPLAIN .to the BISHOP OF GRAFTON AND ARMIDALE Writes this letter stating the great, good received from Clements Tonic., The Rev. F. W. Harris-Walker is one of the best known workers in the Church, and is at present as sociated with one of the leading churches in N.S:W. His labors in this fieldc-extends over 25 years. His letter, every. word of which is worth reading, carries conviction by reason of its earnestness and- the desire expressed in it that good may re sult from its publication. The rev erend gentleman writes from his Syd ney home, 69 Corona Avenue, Way erley., 4/8/14. Clements Tonid: Ltd? "Having for- years used Clements ...
THE Mystery of the Ravenspurs Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melbourne. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XXVI.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
THE 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 XXVI.-Cor;tinued. There was an angry mt..imur from within, the murmur of droning insects, :hen the quick scream of churning ;?in TsK?hie :little strip of :muslin. was . t??-ained .by alarmned -?adi infuriated ' i;r,,rs ?,trr fiig _- t i es aii. BianotC:1or: long. Gradually the noise died down, rnd Tchigorsky signed to Geoffrey to help him carry the hive into the house. There it was deposited on a table and the top lifted off. Instantly the gauze frame was placed over it, and with a brush Tchigorsky swept out the stagnant insects into a glass-top ped box provided for the purpose. On the whole, there was not much danger, but it was just as well to be on the safe side "Not one left," said ,'chi gorsky. after he had made a careful in vestigation. "But it's quite as well to be certain. I've put those insects into the box, but ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
GLEN VALLEY For Fragrance and Value. &SONS o, W rsoem, ,Ge;rain,; :an General Produce Merchants, '- BACCHUS MARSH. TAYLOR'S CASH STORE Our CASH SYSTEM of trading enables us to offer SUPREME VALUE . : n 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 here. Our reputation stands behind all our transactions, and we guarantee satisfaction. : We do all classes of Jewellery and Watch REPAIRS. Customers can depend on getting satisfaction. S.: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, ,, -- t, BOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST i as a Large Stock of Up-to-date BOOTS and SEOES to SELL at Reasonable Prices.' Ladies Gent's, and Ch...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
SATURDAY, May :1. Melton Market. McPHAIL BROS. & Co. will Sell in `:their yards at Mac's Hotel, starting at: 12.30 p.m. Fat, Store and Dairy Cattle. Pigs and Sundries. A. BURBID'GE, Agent. 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. TO-NIGHT! TO-NIGHT! I.OR. NIGHT. -I.OR. NIGHT. SATURDAY, April 24. Mechanics' Institute, Bacchus Marsh. ROYAL PICTURES. - ROYAL PICTURES. Shown by Powerful Electric Light. Star Picture: THE GAMEKEEPER'S WIFE. THE GAMEKEEPER'S WIFE. Also--Ribbons and Boxing Gloves, Porcelain making, His Western way, A Flash in the Dark, Bellringer's Daughter, Heart of an Indian mother. And other Subjects. Admission--I/. Children, 6d. & 3d. Commence at 8. WOODEND, GISBORNE, AND BACCHUS MARSH DISTRICTS SCHOOLS BAY EXCURSION. BALANCE SHEET of above Excur pion, Feb 8t...
MARRIAGE. Winderlich—Smith. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
MARRIAGE. Winderlich-Smith. This was quietly celebrated at "Oak Vale," Parwan, on 17th ult., between Mr. H. Winderlich, eldest son of the late 'Mr. Carl Winder lich and Mrs. Winderlich, of Hor sham, and Miss Charlotte Ann Smith, "eldest daughter of Mr. W. H. Smith, of Waitchie. Rev. B. Williams, Presbyterian minister of Bacchus Marsh, performed the cere mony. The happy couple were'mar ried under; the verandah, which was tastefully decorated for the occasion. The bride (who was given away by her brother, Mr. W. *H. Smith, who had got leave from Broadmeadows for the special event) was attired in a very pretty dress of white crepe-de-chene. The bodice was trimmed with shadow lace and pearls; the skirt being made with a long, tunic, with a new basque. belt fitted over hips, and a butterfly. bow at the back. She also wore a wreath of orange blossom, and a very pretty embroidered veil; She also carried a shower bouquet of orange blossom, roses, maiden hair and asparagus fern, with long ri...
COMING SALES: McPhail Bros. & Co. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
" COMING SALES: McPhail Bros. & Co. Saturday, April 24.- Bacchus Marsh market. Saturday, May 1.-Melton market. Densley & Johnston. Saturday, April 24.-Sale of land, Werribee. L. A. Fairbairn '& Co.? Thursday, April 29.-Ballan mar ket. .. . Wednesday, May 5.- Clearing sale at Ashby's, Bacchus Marsh. Wednesday, May 5.-Furniture sale at W. Hodgson's Bacchus Marsh. Chocolate Bread.-When making raised .bread , take enough of the bread sponge for one loaf and add one-half cup sugar and one square of choodlate, or twQgf ablespoons of cocoa. ?ld, let rise and bake like white bread, watching carefully as it scorches more easily thai whitea,
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. The Committee wish to acknow ledge, with thaniks, the following donations . Bacchus Marsh Bowling Club, £1 10/. Darley Brick Co. Employees (4th fortnightly instalment) £1/8/. Dr. W. B. Ryan (2nd monthly in stalment) 10/. Mr. P. Murphy, rifle. Sale of Swallow & Ariell's cake, sold at the Horticultural' show, by Mr. R. H. Dugdale, £6/16/, from the following bids:--W. Grant Morton, 10/6; Dr. F. L. Nance, 11/6; J. Browne, 11/6; Chas. Edwards, 10/6; Roy Simpson, 18/; Thos. Pearce, 10/; Mrs. Heagney,. 10/; Mrs. C. Ed wards, 10/; J. G. Wells, 8/; H. H. Blight, 5/; P. Barry, 5/; R. H. Dugdale, 5/; E. J. Ford, £1/1/. (Correction.-The amount of £1 12/6, sale of binder twine, on ac count of Mrs. John Wills, should' have been credited to the Red Cross fund. Anyone who wishes to help the King Albert Birthday Book move ment may do so by leaving their signature (and £1) with the Shire Secretary, Bacchus'--Marsh, who has a subscription list a...
MOUNT STIBNITE MINING COMPANY, COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
MOUNT -STIBNITE MINING! COMPANY, COIMADAL. The Managing, Director (Mr. R. Thurston Evans) reports under date 23rd jnst., as follows: DrapOei' adit extended to 214ft. Country becoming hard, but more regular. No. 2 north drive, .on cross lode, in 21 feet. Vein of ore showing on footwall. Expect to strike large ore shoot, showing in upper (workings, on its intersection with main body in further 15 feet. Winze in No 1 north, on main lode, unwatered to 48 feet. Good ore going down on both sides. Antici pate have all water out by end of week,-"when bottom will be cleaned out, timbers and ladders renewed, and a commencement will- be made to open out at west end. Carpen ters delayed with erection of smithy and assay laboratory through non arrival of timber. Now being de livered, and all buildings will -be pushed ahead to completion. Tanks erected for workmen's use at huts. The first official- quotation of the Company's shares was maae on the Melbourne Stock Exchange lhst Wednesday, when buy...
COMING EVENTS: [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
COMING EVENTS: Saturday, April 24.-I.O.R. Pic ture night. Wednesday, 28th April.-Trinity Cricket Club social; Friday, April 30.- Presbyterian tea meeting and concert, Toolern Vale. Tuesday, May 4.--Debating Society (opening night) Bacchus Marsh. Wednesday, May 5.-Plain and fancy dress ball, Bacchus Marsh. Wednesday, May 5.- - Milton Coursing. .--Friday, May 7.-Sports and Social at Balliang. Wednesday, May 12.-St. Bern aid's 'Euchre party and "danie. Thursday, May 20.- Bacchus Marsh races. Monday, May 24th (Empire day). -Concert in aid of Red Cross fund, Bacchus -Marsh.
RED CROSS WORK. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
RED CROSS WORK. The hon. Secretary (Miss B. W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks :-Mr. R. H. Dugdale £1 12/6, for twine sold on account of Mrs. J. Wills. Socks from Mrs. M. Carroll (Bullengarook), and Mrs. J. Wills. A concert in aid of the Red Cross fund. will -be held 'on Monday, 24th May (Empire day).
FOOTBALL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
F O T B-AL L. A ilatch will be played in, Mad dingley Park on Monday next (8 hours' day) between Maddingley and a team from RichMiiond. An ad mission fee of 6d. will be made, and devoted to the Belgian Relief fund. The annual meeting of the Bac chus Marsh Football club is called for Wednesday evening next, 28th inst. The Darley Junior club . held a meeting last Wednesday, when only preliminary business was done. An other meeting is called for next Tuesday night, when all members and intending members are re quested to attend.
BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
-BACCHUS MARSH BOWLING CLUB. The gran will be closed for the season on Saturday next, May 1st, when a "hurry-skurry" competition will be held in the evening, com mencing at 5 o'clock. The Presi- dent (Mr. R. H. Dugdale) will en tertain members at supper at 8.45. All trophies won during the season will be presented to the winners. Any suggestions for next season will be welcomed. Results of Belgian. "hurry-skurry" tournaments :-Ladies' prizes won by Miss J. Campbell, 1st; Mrs. H. G. Campbell, 2nd. Gentlemen's prize won by Mr. J. A. Johns; Mr. H. H. Blight, runner-up. The entry money received (£1/10/) has been added to the Belgian Re lief fund.
A PERFECT PIECE OF CHINA. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
A PERFECT PIECE OF CHINA. When buying a piece of chinaware, •nd especially an expensive piece, the :ustomer is apt to be very particulat .n examining it to see that there are au flaws in it. I suppose if in deal ing with a thoroughly honest trades. man such a customer should ask: 'Is this quite perfect?' the seller would be quite justified in saying, 'Yes, it is-there is no flaw anywhere-it is oerfect.' Now, as a matter of fact, wherever you bought your beautiful piece of china, whoever was the maker of it and whatever the price you paid for it; it is almost certain that it was not perfect. It is said that some years ago noble duke ordered from the Royal Worcester Porcelain Company a spe cially jewelled piece of china for the purpose of presentation. His orders were that it was to be perfect, what, ever it might cost. Mr Binns, who then had the management of the works, gave instructions that the ordel was to be strictly adhered to, if pos sible. A great number of attempts were made-...
CRICKET SOCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
CRICKET SOCIAL. As a rule, every sporting club has a following of lady supporters, and those of the Bacchus Marsh Presbyterian Cricket Club tendered the team a complimentary Social on Tuesday evening last, in the Pres byterian hall (another useful pur pose this hall served). The ladies evidently thought the club was de serving of more than passing recog nition this year on'account of their having won the Premiership of the Bacchus Marsh District. Association, an honor held the two previous sea sons by the Trinity Club. Cr. John Wills presided over the gathering. The President of the Association (Mr. W. Grant, J.P.) handed over the pennant, which is worked in the Club's colors (blue and gold) to the President of the Club (Mr. T. J. Connor), who in turn presented it to the Captain of the team (Rev. B. Williams). All of whom expressed compliments and thanks. Rev: Williams, on behalf of the YoungfMen's Club, presented to Mr. Connor, as President, an enlarged framed photograph of the mem...
A MUCH-TRAVELLED SPINSTER. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 24 April 1915
A MUCHI-TRAVELLED SPINSTER. About twenty years ago a steamship "ompany of Liverpool wished to buy a i.ce of land wnich was owned by a stay-at-home spinster," as, her neigh :ours described her. She sold her land Lt a very low price, but insisted.:upon c clause being inserted in the agreement fving her the right, at any time during 'er life. to travel with a companion in . n," of the- company's vessels. When the agreement was closed she ,old her furniture and went on board' he first outgoing ship belonging to the •empany. For years this shrewd spin ter lived nearly all the time upon one hip or another, frequently accompanied :y a companion, according to agree nent. This was always a person who )therwise would have been a regular passenger, but. who purchased her ticket it a reduced rate by paying the spin iter instead of the company. The comlpany offered her more that to ice the value of the land if she woulk give her the privilege, but this she woult not do., Her reply was: "You got....