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BALLAN. TUESDAY, JULY 24. (Before Peter Inglis, Esq., J.P.; and Walter Duncan, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
d3ALLAN, TUESDAY, JULY 24. (Before Peter Inglis, Esq., J.P.; and Walter Duncan, Esq,, J.P.) James Parker v. Jeremiah Kelly. - Pound rescue. Fined .e1, and 15s, costs. Green and Burt v, Shire Council.-Appeal against nassessment. RIedu?cd to 2s. Od. per acre. John Nicholas v. Same. - Appeal against assessment. Assessment confirmed.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
BANK OF AUSTRALABIA. INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER, 1835. PAID.UP CAPITAL . 1,2 0 0, 0 0 GUARANTEE FUND . £200,000 INTEREST allowed on DEPOSITS, Gold bought, and banking business generally trans. acted. H. A. SCOTT, Agent. BJIacaWOOD, July, 1800. TIE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRIALASIA. BACCHUS MARSH BRANCH. PAID-UP'CAPITAL . , £540,000 ]RESERVE FUND . . . £130,000 lillE following RATES of INTEREST are . allowed on ~IONEY DEPOSII'ED at this .Branch, viz,: On Deposits at0 3days' notice, 4por cent. per annum. ,, q 0 m th ,, 5 ,, ,, T. NIXON BINNEY, MA.NAEuD, T HEREBY GIVE NO' ICE that I have made 1 APPLICATION under the 42nd clause of the "Amending Land Act, 1 65," for a LICENSE to occupy thirty aores of luiurvoyed land, situate west of M'Leod's preo.ei ptive right, in the parish of Balllngarook, count. of IBoirkle. JA? ES FITZGERALD. A. 0. BROWN, S iveyor. July 27, 180 T1 fitREIIY GIVE N ICE that I have made .1. APPLICATION, u der the 42nd clause of the "Amending Lund Act 1865," for a LICE...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
SCIHEDULT A.-(OLAusr 2.) FORM OF NOTI E OF APPLIOATION FOR GOLD MINING LEASE, , tho undersigned horoby givo notice that, Safter the lapse f seven days from the date Ihproof, I will leave wi h the Wtardon of the Mininug Division of B1lackwo d, an APPLICATION for' a GOLD MININNG LI ASE, the particulars whereof are horeunder set fol : Name in full of each applicant, with the full John Brooks Candage, Golden Point, Black address of each, and style under which it is wood. Rip Van Winkle Company. intended that the business shall be carried on .Extent of ground applied for, and whether on or C 400 yards by 100 yards. Both on and below below, or both on and below the surface ... ( the sur-face. Tamne of each person who (if any) is in occupation of the land Minimum number of men to be employed ... ( For the first six months, six men. Subse ( quently, when in full work, ten men. Precise locality of the ground ... .. .. Turaalla's Reef, near Black?ood. Term required ... ... ... . - Ti - ig ope...
NOTICES TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
YpTIO?ES TO CORRi?. OND1IvAI'., We have rd eivoed several comlnunieations on various'subjects which are either unsuited to oui colipfins or are not in a proper forminfor publication. Commzniiications should be forwarded to us as early in the week as possible, and be addressed to the Editor, .llepress Office,: TBacchus Marsh. All communications and articles of intelliw gence intended for publication require to :beo authenticated by the name and addreys Sof the writer. Unless this is attended to, Correspondents may rest assured that mio . attention will be paid to their communic? tions, )
THE NATIVE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
THE NATIVE LANGUAGE. On this subject, Mr. Alfred Ardon sends us (Ifamiltoa Spectator) the following comnmunicn-. tion I I oneloso you a few leaves of what was once it considerable list of natliv words. Some of your philolologieal readers may be interested in oven this scanty sample of the languago of thoe unfortu. nato tboriginl. Thloso were kindly supplied to me by a Mr. Lock, once, and perhaps still, at squatter on thI Murray. IHe informed mo he could converse quite freely with the darkies, to whom he was much attaohed, dooelaring thoy had often helped him at his greatest neeood with a patience of fatigue, and with intelligonce superior to any white man, especially in times of flood, when he declared that but for the blacks he should have been ruined:- uIum troee, bal ; box tree, tharmiao ; bark tree, ytlmin; tomahawk, sane; spear (reed) gaumur) spear (wood jagged), jekola; spear (with glass), colooo; woomora, ulwar; boomerang, wadonia; necklace, jegogt; fishing not, bolshue; knap...
MELTON ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
MELTON ROAD BOARD. The Board having altered their meeting day from Wednesday to Friday, a meeting was held on Friday, the 23th July. The following members wore present-IMessrs. 1. C. Porter, Moylanu, Slby, and Ross; Mr. B. C. Porter in the chair. Letters were road from A. Hunter, offering to maintain a portion of the main Ballarat road; from the Royal Commission, asking opinion on the working of the Spirits and Beer Act; from Edward Tuicy, offering to maintain the BMount Alexander road; and from Mr. Staughton, requesting leave of absence for t\to months. The clerk was instructed to write to Tuioy, requesting him to state on what terms ho would maintain the Mount Alexander road, The Clerk was instructed to in quire into the working of the Spirits and Beer Act, and report to the Board at the next meeting. The Engineer submitted plans of a bridge over the Kororoit Creek, and after a long and unneces sary discussion regarding the site, it was agreed to lot the matter stand over till nex...
BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
BACOHUB MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD, A meeting of the above Board was held on Saturday, 21st July. Present: Mr. G. G. Paterson (chairman), Messrs. urkeo, G. Grant, %V. Grant, Symington, and Tyson. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. A circular with respect to the Wines, Beer and Spirits Sale Statute, was ordered to stand over. A communication presented by Mr. Paterson, from certain persons interested in the alteration of a road petitioned for by Mr. H. Valleneo, was read. In reply to a letter from Mr. Lyle, the engineer was instructed to give him (lMr. Lyle) access to the widened portion of the main road loading down to the Korkuperrimul Creeook. A comununication from Mr. Young, with reference to the erection of two swing gates, on a road leading through Mr. MI'Lood's pre-emptive right, was referred to the engineer, for a report at the next meeting of the Board, It was moved by Mr. Burke, and seconded by Mr. G. . Grant :-"That the portion of the...
To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
To the Editor of the Exprvess. Sin--On looking over the Guardiaon newspaper of the 21st inst., I observed one of the most dis. graceful letters I have over met with in a news. paper. I should have been inclined to put more confldoneo in it had I known the author to be a PrIotostant, instead of a Catholic, as he professes to be. The writer is, in my opinion, "a wolf in shoop's clothing." I cannot conco how any Catholic could stand by and listen to such language as he quotes without protesting against it. Few neon of our denomination could listen to such words without rosent;ng the insult on the spot. The real meaning of thin letter must be apparent to every one. Itho Cloiatrf gentleman is simply having a fling at one or two parties who are obnoxious to him. I hope my follow.Catholics will see the real drift of this letter; it is calculated to brood discord among people who have hitherto lived on the monst amicable terms, irrespective of religious diflbrcnces. Should Mlr. Taylor again...
CORRESPONDENCE. MR. EDGAR AND THE GUARDIAN. To the Editor of the Bacchus Marsh Express, [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
UORRESPONDENCE1 MR. EDGARC AND TIHE GUARD)IAN. To the Edifor of the Bacchnts Marsh Express, Sir--I soo, by the West Bourkl Gumr'diam of 21st July that the editor of that plaper, unmindful of the experience of the last month, has booeen again vilifying me in no slight degree. Io xpected, after the mild correction administered to that gentle mua on account of some mis-statements ns the Guardican of 7th July, that the matter would have ?kropped; but I find that, exasperated at having boon taken up so sharply, he has only been waiting for a slight pretence to have another fling at me. This time arrain he has shot very wide of the mark, and it affords mse very great pleasure that I can show the incorrectness of nearly every sentence in his article of the 21st July. But in order to do this, I must give a short account of how matters have gone, on the subject of the 3ulban Farmers' Commnon. When I entered on possession of Monyong Station, two years and a half ago, 1 found that the Coummon ...
To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
T'o the Editor, of the Expreas. sliu-Un the 21st instant ia letter appeared in the Guardian, signed D. IH., one of the most singu lar combinations of hot piesn and divinity that over was penned. The writer has evidently graduated in Bourke-stroet, otherwise he could not have given such a graphic description of the small-goods trado carried on there. 1 was going to say the structure of the letter (is that the right word, Mr. Edito '), if not elegant, is at least somowhat or, ii nal; and if the talent of the writer could only be turned to proper account, he might excel even the architectural skill displayod in someo of the public works, which, as Mr. Crook would describe m h his high poetical flights, span the noble rivers that umeander'through the fertile and lovely valley of the Marsh. It strikes me, Mr. Editor, you must have lhad one of those unique designs in your mind's eye when you wrote the loader in which you are charged with putting the cart before the horso. I dare say you d...
MADDINGLEY BRIDGE. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
MIADDINGLEY BRIDGE, To the Editor of the Express. Sin-Poermit me to call your attention to the fact that the beam which fell from the Maddinaley bridge a few months since, still lies in the bed of the rivers and if not removed will, in all proba bility, be swept down the river by the next flood. Trustlng~that the Chairman of the Bacchus Marsh and Maedlingley District Road Board will take notioe of the matter at his earliest eonvonience, I am, Sir, yours, &eo., MIADDINGLEY.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
.CAuTION.-Tho M. A. Mail says: -"Within tho lau foew days nivoeral personis marrying on business in differeloit rts of tho Iilistrioe havo found theum • selves to l?c possessoor of spurious half-crowns., 'Thoso in the habit of recolving money after darck, or hurriedly during the daiy, should be on their Sguard."
PUBLIC LECTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
PUBLIC LECTURE. -' A iLiCTir u w1ts delivered in the Mechanics' ¬Institate oil Monday evening last, by the .]e:v. (.ieorne Mackie, of South Yarra. The ihair was taken by the Rev. James Scott, w~',,ho introduced the lecturer by remarking thatM Mr. Muckio was no stranger to the in i-sabitants of this district, and that heo was -satisfihd that the numerous auidience whilch lihe was happy to see assembled, would accord =.imiii a patient tand attentive hearing. Mr. Ia lkiio--W;ho, on rising, was received with iwiarty applause--said that his subject, us ir'clUdy announced, was "Louis Napoleon -hot the Destined Monarch of the World." After somu opening references to the reasons : which had induced him to select such a subject 'or discussion, the rev, lecturer proceeded to :2-oint out s0o0e evidences of the world's con inumit, id pirogress--in the discovery of the steam irnigino, the electric telegraph, and so forth, dl showving that the end of the world was ,ot by any moans close at hand; ...
GRASS FERTILISERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
GRASS FItRTILTSBRS. Good barnyard manure will always supply the right proportions, to promote a luxuriant growth of any kind of the cultivated grasses. It willU supply silicia, without which tall grass could not maintain an erect position during driving storms of rain, when furious winds sway it back and forth like waves of the sea. Grass needs an external coating of silicia to give the stems suitable stiff ness, about :as much as animals need bones to on chemists tell us ' The grasses contain phosphoric acid, sulphuric acid, carbonic acid, lime, magnesia, peroxyde of iron, pota;h, soda, chloride of potassium, chloride of sodium, carbon, and nitrogen. Now we may supply any amount we please of any two or three of thee ingredients, without improving the grass; mnay, we may provide abundance of them all, but so long as the soil is deficient in any one of these ingre'lienta, we cannot expect good cropsl. Sup. pose phosphorous is the muiineg ingredient, the grass will be feeble, and the ...
WRECK OF THE NETHERBY ON KING'S ISLAND. SAFETY OF THE PASSENGERS AND CREW. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
WitECK OF THE NETHER~BY ON KING'S ISLAND. AAPETY OP TII1 PASSEN0E511 AND OREW, ATr a late hour on Saturday night (21st inst.) infor nation was received by the Chief Secretary and Messrs, Bright Brothers, by telegram frolmOeolong, of the total wroeck of the Black Ball ship Nothorby on King's Island, on her voyage from London to Brisbane with emigrants brought out under the Qkooensland Government's system of assisted im migration. T'u nameo message lhappily stated tlhat, though the ship was a perfect wreck, the whole of the passengeors and crow had boon lanuded safely on the island. Steps wore at once taken by the Chief Secretary to aflford relief to the sufferors; Captain Norman had been cent for as soon as the telegraphic message was received, and the neces sary stores having been shipped, the steamer Victoria,with ?Mr.Parry~ebtief mate of the Notherby, on board, to point out the scono of the wreck, sailed on Sunday, at 11 a.m., for King's Island. In the meantimo, Captain Ferguson, ...
AGRICULTURAL. HORSE BREEDING. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
AGRICULTURAL. JI01S OIW ]IJ EDN(.IL (ro?, TIns I??xnot . YI.tonasOlr.) l,r in I5omecwhat curious to note from time to time the opifnios enunciatle on the subject of horse.blrecding, and how great is the confusion of thought and absence of practical knowledge on the snllject, We find horse-shows everywhere adopted by agriultural societies, and generally form no smn'l attraction to their exhibitlons. Bnt we doubt, and most persons well acquainted with well-bred horses doubt, whether the horBo-ehows of agrlcultural soeletieo:-including that of the htoya Society-do much to promote improvement amongst our horse stock. rom this we of courso excepl agricultural horses of every variety, which properly form prominent objects amnongst agricul tural live stock. But well-bred horses for hunting, the road, and carriage work, can scarcely be deemed agricultural stock. 'rThre are a few far meMr, here and there, who, being good judges of horsellesh, will breed a colt or two yearly, and occasionally...
METROPOLITAN NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
MlETROPOLITAN NEWS. (Fr'on OURn uI?,3aOUuNE COU1E5n'ONDLrNT.) "Ani so, Jones, old follow, you are at home--,leek handy too, I sec-just the thing. I've a letter here from an old college chum, wanting ume to find a Melbourno correspondent for a weekly provincial newspapor just started. Now you're the man, and here's the journal." "'The BaDchsus Mlarsh Express," I road out; "why, Robinson, isn't there a weekly thore already--some Yatclhman, or Guardian, or something of that sort F" "Well, yes--I believe so. It's more weakly than weekly, however. But never mind; set to work, old fellow, for your first letter must be off by the evening mail, else it will be too late. So good-bye; I'll leave you to your. self." " Stay, Robinson, Whore am I to write to ?--what am I to say P-how am I"- "That's your look-out, not mine; mnako the best of it. I'm off." And so hbe loft me, with but an hour or so to accomplish what he had asked. Well, I can only try; and so, to begin. In making the ncquaintance ...
WIT AND HUMOUR. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
WIT AND I HUMOUR. CAN a man with wooden leas be considered a foot passenguer " Now. children. who loves all men ?" asked a school-inspect.r. Tie question was hardly put before a little girl. not four ears old. answered quickly, tAil women ' Cox -- Whr are people who sit on free seats not likely to derive muwch benefit from going to church -- Because they, gt good for nothing. To.er Moon:. compared love to a potato, Sbecause it shoots from the eyes."-" Or rather," exclamed Byron, "bccause it becomes all the less by paring." D.nAr AGEs.-" First boyr: state what were the dark ages of the worldl?:. Boy hesi tates. "Next: Master Jones, can you tell me what the dark ages were ?"-" The ages before gas was invented." A TirorT Fix.-They say there is a man living in Edinburgh who attends church re gularly, and clasps his hands so tight during prayer-time that he can't get them open when the contribution-box conies round. Tuz DJrFERENCE.-When Byron crossed the sea, he sang, " My Native Land, G...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
MISOELLAINEOUS. DEATH is the great treasure-house of love. SInORT S'I??Mo.--Here is the pithiestl sermon ever preached :-" Our ingress in life is naked and bare; our progress through I life is trouble and care ; our egress out of it we know not where ; but doing well here, we shall do well there ; I could not tell more i by preaching a year." SomI: mren think that the gratification of curiosity is the end of l:noi:ledge ; some the love of firmre ; some the pleasure of dispute ; some the necessity of supporting themselves by their knowledge ; but the real use of all knowledge is this, that we should dedicate that reason which was given us by God to the use and advantage of rman. Cn.rana IN COLOUR Of TIE HAIR.-The changes which are prod :ed by disturbances of the heart upon the cutaneous capillaries are illustrated in a renmarkable manner in persons where the hair of tlhe head has suddenly become white from a disturbance in the heart caused by violent mental excitement. A lady who was...
THE OPENING OF THE NEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 28 July 1866
THE OPENING OF THE NEW PRESBY TERIAN OHUROH, BALLAN. SA1BATII lastbrought with it the long-looked for day of opening of this beautifif Church. The new building is, perhaps, the most promi nent, as it is certainly the finest erection in this rising township. The style of architecture is modern Gothic. The buildin' is of bluestone rubble, every alternate stone lhaving' a four inch sneck, and is neatly tuck-pointed. It stands on a base two feet high, while the outer walls are supported by twenty abutments of freestone, with small bluestone snecks let in, and finished at the tops with two weatherinFes. The fine large window in front of the edifice consists of freestone reveals and arches, and is divided by two mullions nine feet high, being finished in the same way both externally and internally. There are 'also eleven other windows, while the whole is surmounted by an exceedingly chaste spire, which rises to a considerable height. The spire is likewise built of mixed blue and free ston...