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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
GLEN VALLEY -, : ,. m. .- • "I'E, ......-.--TE A For Fragrance and Value. AGENTS. oH, I==E& -SONS, Grovers; Seed, Grai,8 and General Produce Merchants, IBACCHUS MARSH. 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 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. ELECTRO PLATE WARE. ZONOPHONES. CROCKERY. N SCENTS and SOAPS. DOLLS and TOYS. SCHOOL REQUISITES. STATIONERY. " UNDERCLOTHING. PICTURES and FRAMES. CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. JEWELLERY and REPAIRS.. HOSIERY and RIBBONS. TAYLORB CASH BThOK. Church and Main streets, Bacchus Marsh. -..CHAS. J. GRANT, SBOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST Has a Large Stock of Up-to-date BOOTS and ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
BIRTH. KELY.-On the 27th April, at Nurse Charlton's Private Hospital, Bacchus Marsh, to Mr. and.Mrs. M. Keily, a daughter-both well. DEATH. INNES.-April 3, 1915, at her late resi dence, Walroode, Huskisson, N.S.W., of cerebral hemorrhage, Clarissa Lyell, beloved wife of John M. Innes, and youngest daughter of the late Captain T. L. Symers, H.E.I.C.S, of Albany, W.A. was A1ztan 6pasS. E.szIaHae' ?9O5. SATURDAY, MAY 1, 1915.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
MONDAY, .3rd May. FURNITURE ,SALE BACCHUS MARSH. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., under instructions from Mrs. McEwan, who is leaving the district, will Sell, at her residence, Pilmer Street, on the above date, at 2 p.m. sharp, the whole of her Furniture and House hold Effects, &c., comprising: Washstand and Ware. Double Bedstead, single do., Linoleums. Pictures. Chairs. Table, Duchess Chest, Hearth Rugs, Kitchen Safe, Kitchen Dresser, Bedding, Blankets, Linen, Curtains, Pedestals, Cutlery, Glassware, Crockery, Gas Stove, Fowls, Tools, and a large quantity of Sundries. Horse and Jinker. Bicycle. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co. WEDNESDAY, May 5. FURNITURE SALE, BACOHUS S"MARSH. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., instruc ted by Mr. F. J. Ashby, who is Sleaving the district, will Sell, at his residence, in Lerderderg street, on the above date, at 1.30 p.m. sharp, the whole of his valuable House hold Furniture and Effects, also a large .quantity of Harness, corn prisinmg: Blackwood Dini...
FORMERLY THE ORGANISING CHAPLAIN to the BISHOP OF GRAFTON AND ARMIDALE [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
FORMERLY THE ORGANISILNG 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 field 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 Tonic Ltd. "Having for years used Clements Tonic, I bear testimony to its value as a Household Friend. "A friend induced me to try Clem ents Tonic, and although sceptical as to its merit, I was so gratified with the result of its use that I have never since been without it. I found it a splendid medicine to reg ulate the system, also a Tonic brac ing the nerves. Having derived s...
GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
GO F. Large entries have been received for the Powell competition (ladies' and gent's singles) to be played on the Millbank links this afternoon. Play to commence at 2.30 sharp. SThe. mixed foursome played on Saturday last resulted in a tie be tween three couples, who will play off for the prizes. The best cards. handed in were.--Mrs. W. Williams and F. G. Hiscock, 53-9-44; Mrs. C. Dickie and R. Snowden, 57-13-44; Mrs. W. Grant Morton and T. H. Pearce, 51-7-44; Mrs. Shaw and W. P. Robertson, 50-5-45; Mrs. Johns and W. P. Grant, 54-8-46 ; Mrs. Johns and H. S. Grant, 53-6-47; Mrs. Shaw and H. Charlton, 52-3-49.
Never borrow aught from to-morrow. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
Never borrow aught from to-morrow. "Does the baby talk yet?" asked i 'riend of the family. "No," replied the baby's disgusted ittle brother; "the baby doesn't neec o talk." "No. All the baby has to do is tc rell, and it gets everything there is ii ;he house that's worth having." "You are an hour late this morning Iam." " "Yes, sah, I know it, sah." "Well, what excuse haye you?' "I was kicked by a mule on m3 way here, sah." "That ought not to have detained Fou an hour, Sam." "Well, you see, boss, it wouldn't .1 ae'd only kicked me in dis direction %ut be kicked me the other way l"
MOUNT STIBNITE MINING COMPANY, COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
MOUNT STIBNITE MINING COMPANY, COIMADAI. The Managing Director (Mr. R. Thurston Evans) reports under date 30th inst., as follows: Draper's adit extended to 220ft. Country better for shooting. Have temporarily discontinued further ex tension, pending breaking through of No. 2 north drive to old work ings; better able then to locate lode track. Opening out on continuation of lode south at 200 feet in. No 2 north drive extended to 26 feet along hanging wall. Lode as previously reported. Expect hole through to old workings beginning ensuing week, when will start to strip lode. Winze in No. 1 "north unwatered to 75 feet, leaving 10 feet yet to clear. New ladders and runners placed in position. Commence open out west end in a few days. Smithy erected; assay office well under way. A big rise is reported in 500/o ore. Recent cable from London qiotes this as. being now worth £25 per ton; "Star" metal varies between £85 and £86. The "Argus", of 28th ult., says "Mr. T. H. Davies, of Melbourne,...
BACCHUS MARSH POST OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
BACCHUS MARSH POST OFFICE The Office closes at 6p.m. daily. Office opens for 20 minutes after Melbourne mail is sorted-6.40 p.m. to 7 p.m. Private box holders may obtain their letters at all hours. Telegraph Office open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Telephone from 9 a.m. to 8 p.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. Ballan-8.20 a.m. Rowsley-8.20 a.m. Myrniong-8.20 a.m. Melton-7.40 a.m. Balliang-9.30 a.m. Mails received daily : Melbourne-9.10 a.m., 6.20 p.m., 9.10 p.m. Ballarat-12.55 p.m., 9.10 p.m.7: 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.
TOOLERN VALE. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
TOOLERN VALE.. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) The annual Ladies' Day of the Toolern Vale Gun Club was held on 8 hours day, and was one of the most enjoyable and successful yet held, Fine weather prevailed, and a big crowd assembled--31 shooters competed, and a total of 77 nomin ations were received for the ladies' trophies. At 10 rounds only 6 nonis. remained-W. Johnson (2), T. Condon, "Daphne," "Paddy," and Hehir. Shooting on, Hehir missed the 11th, "Paddy" the 12th, also W. Johnson, on his 2nd nom., "Daphne," 14th, secured third prize (gold bangle); Johnson lost his 18th, and got 2nd prize (aquamarine neck let); leaving T. Condon winner of 1st prize (gold wristlet watch). The following ladies secured the prizes specially provided for those present -1st, hand mirror, Miss A. Camp bell; 2nd, silver- candlestick, Miss J. Alkemade; 3rd, silver trinket box, Mrs. Tubb. A £5 handicap followed, and was divided by P. Murnane, T. Condon. "Daphne," Hehir, and F. Tubb. Sweepstakes-No. 1, "Bac ...
ROWSLEY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
ROWSLEY. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) There is a great change in the appearance of this district, as there is a green covering of grass, but it is very short,, and an inch or two more rain would.. be just the thing to bring a good winter - supply of feed. The farewell social to Private N. Davison- was a success. The even ing. was spent in dancing, inter spersed with songs. Through some unforseen cause, the guest of the evening was unable to obtain leave from Camp to attend, so the presen tation had to be left 'to his father to forward on, which he duly re ceived. Mr. Toogood, the Presi dent, in a neat speech at the social, handed over the present, a silver wristlet watch, with enough money to get an inscription on it. Messrs. V. Dubout, P. Morris, S. Dubout, and W. Booth, also spoke of the good qualities of the soldier, who had given himself to his King and country. All had known him from his infancy as a good steady lad, and all wished to see him safely back to the old place again...
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
AUSTRALIANS IN ACTION. The Prime Minister (Mr. Fisher) made the following statement in Par liament on Thursday: "Some days ago the Australian War. Expeditionary Forces . were transferred from Egypt to the Dar danelles. They have since landed, and have been in action on the Gal lipoli Peninsula. News reaches us that the action is proceeding satis factorily. I am pleased to be. able to read the following cable message received from the Secretary of State for the Colonies": . '"His Majesty's Government desire me to offer you their warmest con gratulations on the splendid gallan try and magnificent achievement of your Contingent in the successful progress of the operations at the Dardanelles."
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. The Committee wish to acknow ledge, with thanks, the following donations: Collected by J. J. Barry, at Foot ball match in Maddingley Park, on 1 Hours' day, £3/2/3. Mrs. T. G. Pearce (2nd monthly in stalment) 10/. Per Mrs. P. J. Vallence-Mrs. M. A. Vallence, 2/; F.- Russell, 2/6. Total to date, £274/15/3; £200 of which has been sent on to the Lord Mayor's fund. Those who promised subscriptions will please hand them in at once. 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 at his office.
BLACKWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
BLACKWOOD. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT..) The Easter "holidays attracted a great many visitors to Blackwood; including two teams of cricketers. On Good Friday Moonee Ponds played the locals, ending in a win for the home team. Blackwood, 82; Moonee Ponds, 64. The visitors were entertained, and delighted with their. trip. Brunswick City played the locals on Easter Saturday, and after an exciting game were defeated. Bruns wick, 90; Blackwood, 95. On Easter Monday Brunswick played a combined District team. The visitors put up a splendid score, a~id declared: closed at 8 wickets for 255. Blackwood played out time with 4 wickets for 87. On bobth days the ladies provided afternoon tea. On Easter Monday night the Brunswick visitors gave a concert in aid of the Improvement Fund of the Recreation Reserve. There was a good attendance, and the visitors provided an attractive programme the best we have had from visiting teams ..for many years past. The Brunswickites were loud in their praises of...
VALUE OF A DIRECT GAZE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
V*ALUE OF A DIRECT GAZE. The effect of a full, straightforward gaze on the person to whom one i3 speaking is not as a rule-sufficiently >xmnsidered. And yet there is nothing in personal intercourse that carries more weight than a direct gaze. 1( :s the medium for sympathy, the men. tal telegraphy that brings speaker and hearer in touch with each other. Every one has experienced talking tc k person whose wanderi:?g glances be. tray his Jack of interest, but one ofter fails to analyse the subtle, attractiox if an attentive eye that stimulate: mand inspirits one all unconsciously while one converses. Children should be taught early in life to look fear lessly and confidingly into the eyes of Lny one- who addresses them; the nabit will be of good service to themn in after years. The prevailing ide' hat shifty eyes betoken duplicity., however, while a steadfast regard shows an honest disposition, is not a correct one. Shyness is responsible in many cases for an averted glance. while t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
lo w XUIhuiey We are now Showing .. . New Autumn Millinery Ini the Newest Ideas for the Season, and at very Low Prices Also, theLatea 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. •. A. W. HNS OU QQMoI c BhLocU IIam: U SDANGER OF CROUP. The great danger in croup is the formation of a thick mucus in the voice box and until this is expelled, the spasmodic choking continues. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy given in frequeht doses will loosen this membrane and cause the child to expel it by vomiting. Chamber lain's Cough Remedy is absolutely safe and certain for croup and if given as soon as the child becomes hoarse, or even after - the croupy cough appears, it will prevent the attack. Sold by W. Grant Morton, Bac chus Marsh, and A. Comben & Co. Werribee. FOR FOOTBALLERS ONLY. It will soon be .. the' season for fdptball, and therefore the season for Chamberlain'...
COMMON RHYMES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
COMMON RHYMEb. The common little rhyme begin. ling "Thirty -days has .September,' I not as old as the hills, at least is ts oJd as 1596, for in that year it was printed in London in an old arith aetic. This is how it reads in ita >riginal form "Thirtie daies hath Septembel April, June and November, Februarict sight and twenty alone, all the' rest ;hirtie and one. The rhyme beginning, "Multipli :ation is vexation" is likewise not in outburst of modern scholars, for .t is found in a manuscript of even in older date, 1570: 'Multiplication is my vexation, and Division quite as bad; ihe Golden Rule is my stumbling stool, And Practice makes me mad."
ROYAL PICTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
ROYAL PIOTURES. S A special attraction is billed for this evening in the great historical drama, "Antony and Cleopatra," which is described as a "marvellous, stupendous production," costing some £25,000 to put on the screen. T'his picture will be shown in the Mechanics' Institute, Bacchus Marsh, to-night, 1st inst.
CHARACTER IN THE HAND. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
CHARACTER IN THE HAND. The small, plump, short-fingered aand is that of the ease lover, says palmist. It is often dimpled at he knuckles, and no knots are ap. )arent. It is well-cared for, and the tngers are apt to be pointed. This Sthe hand of craft, slyness, and in. teates no high ideals. The long-fingered, knotty-knuckled .:estless hand is the hand of the ideal. ist, the philosopher, and the orator,. The hand that is all screwed up, holding all the fingers closely toge. ther, and making a hollow of the palm, is a mean man. The hand with fingers like snakes inordinately long, and able to twis' badk the first joints of the fingers, be longs to the hypocrite.
THINKING ABOUT ILLNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 1 May 1915
THINKING ABOUT ILLNESS. A famous physician upon being isked. what was the chief cause o! ll-health, replied: "Thinking and alking about it all the time. Thit ceaseless introspection in which s4 mrany of the rising generation of ner •ous folk indulge is certainly wear ng them out. "When they are not worrying as bb .vhether they sleep too much or tot :itt'e they are fidgeting over the am. unt of food they take or the quan. ty of exercise necessary for 'health. in short, they never give themselves Smoment's peace."