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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
BAOOHUB MARSH, BALLAN, AND PENTLAND HILLS Agricultural and Pastoral Society. LIST OF PRIZES, Of'ered for compretition at the Society's Annual Exhibition of Stock, Dairy P'roduce, Implements, and Machinery, 2b be hold in, the Show-yarde, J1allan, on ' TlIUJD1D)AY, NOV. 29, 186H6. DlRAuoIr JfIousi STOK. Jntira lhorse, let, ,l.,; 2nd, 3,.; 3rd, honorary cartifleato. (Jolonial.l,rcd otire horns, lIt, 31.; Und, 21,; 3rdrhon, cert, 'l'hroo.yaar.old colt, it, 21,? 2nd, 11,; 3rd, lion. cert, Brood maru, with foal at foot, lIt, 31.; 2nd, 21.; 3rd, hion, cart. Dry marr,, lst, 21.; 2nd, ,11.; 3rd, hon. cort, GOlding, of any ago, lit, 21. ; 2nd, II.; 3rd, hIon. cart. T'hro.,year.old filly, lot, 21, ; 2nd, Il, ; 3rId, heon, cert, Two-year.old flilly, Int, 21.; 2nd, 11.; ;3rd, hon. ceart. 'Two-year.olrl colt or gelding, Int, 21,; 2nd, 1I,; 3rd, lion, cert, On.youar.old filly, list, 2t.; 2nd, 11,; 3rd, lion, cart. One-year-old colt or gelding, 1,t, 1t.; 2nd, lhn,; 3rd, hon, cart. Il,oon IlouiOr ST...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
GENTLEMEN'S SPRING AND SUMMER CLOTHING. O UR purchaes in the Hlome and Continental Markets arc now to hand, and to which we .nvito special attention. The Nowest Styles of Coatings In West of England Elastics, Ribb, and Multons, Bliss, of Chipping Norton, celebrated Tweeds, For hiding Trousers and Pants, now mixtures. All the difforoent makes of West of England and Scotch Trouserings. Fancy French Cashmere and Quilting Voetings. Superior Waterproof Tweod Overcoatings. Russell Cords, Alpacas, China Silk, And Other Light Materials for Suunmer Wear, ALL G0001)S ''IIOIIOUIILY SHRIUNKI Before being made up. l'atterns and Instructions for Self.Measuroment sent free by post, on application. A Large and Fashionable STOCK OF ItEADY-MAI)E CLOTIHING. OUTFII'S TO ENGLAND And all )arts of the World, on the Shortest Notice. Moderate Charges. Firstehass Cutters and Workmen employed on the promises. 0OOKON AND BROWN, SUCCESsOnS TO 0. AnN J. ESPIE. WIITE DRESS SHIRTS. The attention of gontlomen requi...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
IMPOUNDINGS, BACCHUS MARSIIH-Impounded 3rd Novem boer, from the Bullengarook Run, trespass 6d. Bay mare, star, large L near and off neck. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold 5th December. W, Anderson, Poundkeeper. WYNDHAM.-'The brand on No. 1120, light. strawberry heifer, red ears, advertised as NT or KT, now looks like MT off rump, the MI blotched, No, 1131, red and white heifer calf, B off rump; has in addition R near rump, off ear marked. Will not be sold till the 12th December, Frederick Ryland, Poundkeeper. MELTON.-Imnpoanded at Melton, 14th No. vember, by Mr. George Minus, sen. Tres. pass 3d. ]Brown mare, shod, white hairs near back above hip, indistinct brand, might be ,-4, near shoulder. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 12th December, John MI'Donald, Poundkeeper. BALLAN.-Impounded at Ballan Shireo Pound, 14th November, by R. Radley. Iron.grey filly, mealy muzzle, like 1t over blotch near shoulder. On 16th November, by same. Damages £5. Yellow and whit...
GENERAL REGULATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
GENERAL REGULATIONS. All stock, produce, &c., must be the bona fid, property of the exhibitors. All exhibits must be in the show yards, if possible, by live p.m. on Wednesday, the 28th November, and not later than ten a.m. on the 20th. All horse stock must be haltered and led into the show yards. This rule will be strictly enforced. Entries will be received by the Secretary, W. E. Standflold, on Wednesday, the 28th, at liack's Hotel, Ballan ; and morning of Thursday, the 20th November, at the Show Yards. When the exhibits do not possess sufllcient merit, the judges are empowered to withhold the prizes. Should, however, any article not mentioned ini the above classes be considered deserving of the distinction, they can recommend it to the com mittee for a prize. Entrance fee to non.members-For stock, &o,, Gs.s for poultry, and prizes under 20s., 2s. (d. No exhibits to be withdrawn from the show yards before three p.m., without the sanction of the managing committee. A...
MELTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
MELTON. (FlROM, OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE annual soiree, in connection with the Presbyterian body here, was held in the Church on the evening of' Wednesday, the 21st instant, when a very large number of members assembled, including many visitors from Bacchus Marsh, Mount Cotterell, &e., besides a considerable number of members of various other denominations. The refresh. ments, provided by a number of ladies, resi dent members of the Church, were am le, and of a very recherche description. Tihey were done full justice to by 130 people present. As soon as the needful tea equipage had been carried away, and the seats arranged to acconmmodate so large a gathering, the resident clergyman, Mr. Lambie, in a short address, reviewed the history of the Church in Melton, and explained that this was the first soiree held in connection with the Presbyterian Church at Melton, since it was duly organised in accordance with require. melts of' the body. The office-bearers were only elected si...
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, BACCHUS MARSH. Tinr, anniversary Services and Soiree of the above Church took place on the 18th and 20th insts, respectively, and were eminently success fill. We understand that this is the sixth anniversary of the Rev. Mr. Scott's ministry to the congregation, and the first of the. opening of the handsome church in which it worships. We give below as full a report of the proceedings at this annual rejoicing as our space will pIermit, andl heartily con gratulato all concerned upon the success of their efforts to make the celebration of' this anniversary worthy of the district. THE ANNIVERSARY fIERVIeSm. Thie Rov.T.M'Konzio Frazer, of the High Church, Oeolong, occupied the pulpit morning and evening, and preached to large congregations. In the morning he gave at beautiful prayer preceding the sermon, taking for his theme " Peace," and dwelling upon the meaningof tlhe word in relation to Christianity. It was not desirable that there should be the peace of indiffer...
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BLACKWOOD. FRIDAY, 16TH NOVEMBER. (Before C. Shuter, Esq., P.M., and H. Lawrence, Esq., J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. IJLACKWOOD. 'ICUDAY, 1('ru1 NovIatuM., (leforo C, Siuterr, IHsq,, I',M,, and II. Law. 1re:nc, E q., J.'. Drutr---Phillilp v. Wait. Indchbtad .2 28, cOd. work and labour. Order for 15.,, and GR. costs,
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1866. Present—Same members. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
ANN'UAII (flENIERTA, MIMETIN(. W :? ima Ay, Novr:,onva 21, 1860. 'r, nntl-Sn ti inoenlbrn, ý,v(r'l by (CouCill , r Shorit, Hr?olndt.d by Coun fr Duncrl-"Th: 'lat I). M''htnrxon, EHq., ho op. itl'd I'rr!,lddlt to thin Council for the ensuing :r," CaITird, Noverd by C.onnellior Short, H.icon1dc by Coon. br Miillynrd.-"T 'hat, the thanks of fthiT Couinnil t-nderd to C?, . ILyon, Enq., Ilta l'rcnidont, thin val ?ali, srvkoes renderod by him to this ncvil from its onom nnciueniomt to the prosont in, and its ringrrt at loaing the eorvices of so itablh it mlollmbml." Carred. lovm'd by Co(,mucillor Mlrt's, neconded by Conn. or Grahaum-" 'IThat tln following Councillors iomnoiiiittio to ropreparo an adrmirs to Mr., Lyon, bodying Mr. Short's resoluthion-Councillors mana, Atkinson, Short and the mover." Car I'ho nlabtrr:ct of accounts as audited was con. ehoid tln adopted. ,ho me.ting then adjourned.
MELTON. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19. (Before B. C. Porter, Esq., J.P., and Dr. Rae, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
MELTON. MOIDAY, NovY.?iBn 10. (Bleforo B. C. Porter, Esq., J.P., and Dr. taen, J.P.) A special court, to hoar the adjourned eaoe of the ~stmniter-Genoral v. Jane Smith. Diamissod. :is caso broke diown entirely inasmuch an there no evidence to prove that the money spokenl in the letter had over been sent, though it was nd that the publican who had written the letter g the party Cending it, had, since the commence. lnt of this inquiry, forwarded a.G5 cheque to the rson for whom the letter was intended l ia piece egonerosity not often met with in the lives and bduct of colonial bonifaces., Whobler v. Arkell.--Asault, a trumpery charge. Ismiscod. Tnrr Adelaido papers are discussing the question. exporting grain to England. 'The two leading rntalt state that wheat can he exported at from - to 7s. (id. per bushel, including all charges, tis also stated that an average export of at knot )0 tons of broadntulIff per week will be required sI nerxt year to clear of the stocks reImaininli ier a...
BALLAN. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1866. (Before Dugald M'Pherson, Esq., J.P., Peter [?]lis, Esq., J.P., and Walter Duncan, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
JJALLAN. T TuesHIlY, NovLanIan 20, 1866. (Bofore IDugald MI'Phleron, Eeq,, J.P., Potoer i1lia, Eulq., J.P., and Wallter Duncan, Esq,, J.P.) lharlelhs I. Lyon v, Johln ]lorlane.--lloing the fner of ai dog or doge, which killed ad destroyed inplainallt's sllep. Oider for paymient of .10, id 194 , lid. coals, &mlno v. l'atrlcik I)oylo.-)Debt, J;2 4s. Good? Id and delivered. Order for .t2 is,, and 2s. Gd, iEtn, to be levied by distrbei. Jane Itikor v, Sy, Cooper.--I)obt, £.1 10s. 3d. tithdrawn,. Alexander S iillcr v. Edward MlKernan.-As. inlt, Ji darnage, Damallgeas awarded hs., and i. coSnt. JInigh Iflulihs v. Henry Cooke.-Assault, .£5 Itnageo. I)am:Iagcs awarded 20. arnd l0s,, John M'Ohe v. Moses Consrnna--lligad deten Dn of property, 'Potponed for a week. ;llenry I)onaloy app;led for a Beer License at fst ialIan. Granted. Jamnes Loan applied for a Carrier's Liconso. ranted.
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE BAIC. CHUS MARSH AND MIADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. THE annual meeting of the above Board0wis held on Wednesday, the 21st instant. Thi members present were-Mr. G. G. Paterson, chairman; Messrs. W. Grant, Tyson, Burke, and Ryan." APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRMAN. Moved by Mr. W. Grant, seconded by ?lr Tyson, and carried unanimously-" That I?r G. G. Paterson be appointed Chairman of the Board for the ensuing twelvemonths. MIr. G. G. Paterson said he felt that the Board had conferred an honour upon him, and he thanked them for it, at the same tima if he consulted his own inclinations, or in. terest, he should decline the office. Ho kne, that the members had overlooked many weak' nesses and failings on his part during th! past year, but he iad always a sincere aeSr1 to promote the progress otf the district, ' lie could only say, as he had remarked up0 a former occasion, that he should endeavoUr to perform his duties as Chairman in a proF manner. ANNUAL BALANCE SHEET, The ...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
NEWS OF THE WEEK. The Bacchus Marsh Road Board lately ordered notices to be issued to owners of property in this district to eradicate the thistles from their lands As conservators of the public interest, we, in turn, think it our duty to notify to the Board that thistles are growing with "prodigious" luxuriance -as Dominie Sampson would say-on the banks of the Werribee, in the neighbourhood of Mad. dingley, and on ground which we believe to be under the conservancy of our local Board. Leases of Crown lands for the undermentioned parties are lying at the Office of Lands and Sur vey, Melbourne :-Martin Kelly, agricultural area of Ballan, parish of Bungal, 20a.; Patrick Kier nan, ditto, ditto, 86a. 88p.; John Dorricutt, area and parish of Merrimu, 40a.; Henry Topping. area of Ballan, parish of Moorarbool, 20a. At the Receipt and Pay Office, Ballarat, there is a lease for Richard Cantwell, area of Ballan, parish of Moorarbool, 608a. Ir. 86p. The Secretary of the Bacchus Marsh, Ballan, ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
o following resolutions wore passed by the ci ; at the Secretary write to Mr. Harbord. asking M'Incrnoy's cvntract is found to be £100 over at the Revenue Ofilcer be Instructed to take necessary steps foir removing the obatructions o road at Mr. Smith's selection. Stat the Oovernment he requested to instruct District Surveyor to survey the road con. lng the IKcrit.lharet survey at F1oreshaw's the Ballin IlorIl, being from lot - to lot -. at the Engineer he instructed to prepare s and specifications for works on the Jim Rond. iat the Engineer bo instructed to prepare is and specifioetionsi for road from Golden t to Red 1IIll, Blackwood, at the next meeting o Council. hat the Engineer prepare plans and specl Ions for work on Doctor's Creek Road. ut the Secretary be instrueted to commitn to with the Blacchus Marsh Board, for the ione of having a hbridg erected over the iong! Creek, at Mr. Patterson's crossing; and thridge ast Nolan's, jointly with thin Council, at tondlers he called fo...
BALLAN SHIRE COUNCIL. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
BALLAN SHIR?I COUNCIL. WhDLNESDAY, NovEM BER 21, 1866. Present-Councilior Blake, in the chair; Co5' cillois Atkinson, Duncau, Graham, MIair, yard, Osborne, and Short. The minutes of the last meeting were read sJ confirmed. Letters sent since last. meeting were re1s Letters were real from-Inmmuigration Agent, ,questing return of wages, prices, routs, &C., Uinde Treasurer, respecting second moiety of endo, ment. Engineer's Reports on--M'I?nern Cy's tract ; Works at Morrisou's and Black'e' Monthly Report on works in progress; Fr Report on Main Road contract; ?eport. Works required in the West Riding; d Showing Works in detail; Revenue Otlii" "arious reports concerning shire m,,att5. Respecting delegates to Conference at yIlboGtlr on the 28th inst.; Testimonial to Mr. IIarbcr' (postponed from last meeting) was also read, 5A' ordore.d to be postponed uatil the Main )'oad .:' traot io completed.
BLACKWOOD. 22nd November, 1866. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
BLACKWOOD. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) 22nd November, 1866. THE public meeting referred to in my last communication, with reference to the farewell demonstration to be given to Mr. Lawrence and Doctor Otway, came off on Friday night. Mr. Scott, agent for the Bank of Australasia here, occupied the chair. There was a fair attendance, and the proceedings were characterized by the most perfect unanimity. It was resolved to present Mr. Lawrence with an illuminated address, expres sive of the high opinion in which he is held as a private gentleman, and of the appreciation of his services as a Justice of the Peace. It was also resolved to present the Doctor with a purse of sovereigns, as a tangible proof of the esteem entertained for him, and as a slight recognition of the good which he has done, both privately and publicly. Both presentations are to be made on an early day, and the occasion is to be commemorated by a festival in one or other of the hotels. From the feeling which is being ex...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
better accommodation with as little delay as possible. At any rate, it will only be doing now, what, I presume, would have to be done at some future time. So long as we have a resident clergyman it is no more than proper and becoming that we should strive to add to his material comfort as far as lies in our power, and unless we can find him shelter worthy of being called a home we shall fail at a very important stage of our duty to him. The last and only Bazaar, as yet, which took place here, was a decided success, and I cannot see why another effort of the same kind should fall behind. Some people object to the employment of such means for raising money for religious purposes. I entertain no such scruples; and, until arguments are brought forward more valid than those I have generally heard set forth condemnatory of Bazaars, I see no reason for changing my mind. No doubt it would be better, and even more consistent, if funds were contributed. from a sense of duty, but, in the absen...
SELECTED POETRY. THE GIFTS OF OTHER DAYS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 24 November 1866
SELECTED POETRY. THE GIFTS OF OTHER DAYS. &nbsp; When those who in the morn of life Mid home's fair sunlit scenes did stand, Unvexed by aught of care or strife, A happy and united band, Are torn apart by Fate's fell hand, With sorrow-burdened hearts to rove Through some far-distant stranger-land, Far from the scenes they fondly love, And when that whispered word is spoken Which wrings the soul when lovers part, How fondly is some little token Press'd to the aching heart ! Small though it be, 'tis valued more Than all the mine's bright, glittering store ; And often will the fond one gaze Upon those gifts of happier days. When youth's ethereal visions fly, And fancy's gay delusions die, We turn with fond yet tearful gaze Unto the gifts of earlier days; The gifts of those who now have gone, And left us in the world alone, And visions of the happy past, That sunny spring too bright to last, Conjured by Memory, arise, So sadly-sweet, before our eyes. And oh ! how dearly are they ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 1 December 1866
AUCTIONUEER'S NOTICE. MONTHLY STOCK AND PRODUCE SALES AT KEILOR, MELTON, BACCHUS MARSH, AND MYRNIONG. E, CROOK begs to notify to the public gene. *,, rally, and particularly to theresidentsin and around the several townships as above named, that, from the repeated solicitations of many of his old patrons and others, it is his intention, in addition to the already.established sales at Bacchus .Marsh and Melton, to start monthly sales at Myr niong and Keilor respectively, at which latter places Mr. Swannell, of Myrniong, and Mr. Gowdie, of Keilor, have kindly placed their yards at his disposal. The following are the dates at which the sales will take place, commencing at 12 noon Keilor ... The last Friday in every month. Melton ... ,, Thursday ,, Bacchus Marsh ,, Saturday Myrniong ... The first Wednesday ,, J. E. C. takes this opportunity of thanking the public for all past favours, and begs to request a continuance thereof. It is scarcely necessary to say that all properties entruste...
TWENTY-FIVE DARK HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 1 December 1866
TWENTY-FIVE DARK HOURS. I'M what we call a ganger, and have so many men under me when we're making a new line o' rails. I passed best part o' my time in the country; but I have worked on the lines in France and Spain; but what I'm about to tell you happened in London, where we'd sunk a shaft righlt down, and then was tunnelling forrards and backards-the shaft being to get rid of the stuff, and sometimes for a stonam engine to be pumping up the water. It's rathler dangerous work, and many men gets hurt; but then a great deal of it's through carelessness, for lots of our fellows seem as though the whole o' their brains is in their backs and arms, wheore they're precious strong, and nowhere else; but I'd got so used to it that in cutting or tunnel it was all the same to me, and now I was busy supering the men digging, and sometimes bricklaying a bit, so that I thought very little about danger when I'd seen as all the shores and props was well in their places. It was just at the end o' ...
AGRICULTURAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 1 December 1866
AGRIOULTURAL. Yl mINGO prospects are still bright ones, so far as the securing of good crops is con corned, and the prices of breadstuffs have been steadier than they were some months back. The feasibility of exporting grain to England is much talked of, and there appears to be a very general opinion that such an outlet for our surplus grain must ultimately be sought for. We notice that a resident at Balian has been asking advice from a well.known Mel bourne periodical upon the subject of grow ing Cape Barley and Mangoldls. We give the answer made :--Cape Barley or Rye ought to grow in the locality you write from. Bow just before you expect the first autumnal rains, say end of February or in all March, We prefer mangolds to potatoes for stock. Sow now if your land be pro pared, in rows fully thirty inches apart, and single out to twenty-four inches. They require horse.hoeing as soon as the rows are distinguishable. Our readers are probably familiar with a book called " Our Farm of' ...