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Bacchus Marsh Observation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates specified Week ending January 21, 1915. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
Bacchus Marsh Observation Station. Readings for 24 hours on dates specified Week ending January 21, 1915. Date Max. Max. Min. Rain Date in sun. in shade. in shade. fall. F. 15 161 97 58 - 8. 16. 168 .104 60 - Su 17 164 108 59 -. M. 18 148 90 60. - Tu 19 163 100 50 18 W. 20 150 76 55 - Tr 21 141. _ 77 46 8 Outburst of heat greatly damaging the young grass; good fall of rain required. Tea Rolls.-One quart of flour, one teaspoon of soda, two teaspoons of cream of tartar, one tablespoon of butter, moisten with milk,- roll one-half inch' in thickness, spread with .butter sprinkled with . sugar and roll as you would jelly, roll. Cut the shioew to thicl and bake.,
GRAVE OF CAPTAIN BACCHUS. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
GRAVE OF, CAPTAIN BACOHUS To the Editor o/ the, Express. Sir,-In the last issue of your ; paper, y ou drew attention to the "mournful state" of some of the.: graves 'in the graveyard at Holy Trinity Church, and particularly' ~:5: mentionied the grave of Captain Bacchus, "who," as you said, "may: be termed the god-father of the: town," and who thoughtfully a ind kindly gave nearly three acres of > land for Church purposes. Several months ago the Vestrjy decided to renovate the grave of the late Captain Bacchus, and aiu thorised one of the vestryinen wtoget':-. the work done. Again, last Monday week, the matter was further dis cussed by the 'Vestry, and it whs decided to ask Mr. F. C. Minns to' repair and renovate the grave re ferred to; and to mound old graves and place numbers on them. Mr':. Minns is carrying out that work. As regards other graves, the Ves try cannot be expected to keep them in repair, as relatives of the de ceased are still living, who might be prepared to engag...
EXTENSION COURSES OF THE COLLEGE OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
EXTENSION COURSES OF THE COLLEGE OF DOMESTIC ECONOMY MELBOURNE. In last week's issue, in the an nouncement made with regard to the- Travelling School" of. Domestic Science, which is being conducted this year at Werribee, reference was made to an Extension Scheme, which has- been proposed by" the Council of the College of Domestic Economy of Melbourne, .with the object of furnishing an opportunity for those who by distance are unable to attend the classes held at the College. To those who are already familiar with the work carried out at this institu tion, and recognise its value, the details of the scheme will be of special interest. As all provision is made -to undertake these extension courses as soon as the term begins in February, it only remains for local bodies and committees to or ganise the demand. The following circular has. been issued by the College: The Council of the College of Domestic Economy of Melbourne, is prepared to receive applications frbm, any 'women's organiz...
NOTES FOR PIG BREEDERS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
IOTES FOR PIG BREEDERS. Fest the sows well; Give'lhe little pigs a chance: Young stock should always be thrifty. As a* rule, a short. chubby sow .-will make a poor breeding anjmal. Bran is .harsh,, and oft. causes .Jr r!ltation" of the bowels. I' I hardlys a safe food for pigs under three months old. " When the pigs are weaned the dry sows should be turned oit on pasture by: themselves and given a-little grain. Unless a sow is pure-bred, of an exceptional type, it will not .pay to keep her if she cannot produce large litters. Whether bred directly after the pigs are weaned or not, the sows should be fed a comparatively light diet until it is certain that they are .again with pig. When the litter is three weeks old both the sow and pigs should have the run of a paddock where they can get sunshine, exercise and, if possible, fresh grazing.. Filth breeds disease in the pig pen, the same as in the poultry yard. If dirt and trash are allowed to accumu late, disease is sure to be the re s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
THE. HALL OF COMMERCE "The Store for Men") We have a very Fine Selection of MEN'S GOODS in Stock at present, including: the. Newest: Ideas in Men's HATS, Latest Shapes in Men's BOOTS, SHIRTS, TIES, COLLARS, and UNDERWEAR in abundance. `e.adg-o-wear; SUITS, as Smart ,8 Suits to Order, and at muc? lesa money. .4O1NO S.'. ..om . ! - i"- M U4- T. Or GO E. BOU MAB..i -:I, - . . '. ' ' . : - ' . , , .," . . ? :"; . -,. " :;;, ..; : '.i-.h!,, ,: :, o': .?- .?i " :!.; ; ? ?i . WAR MAPS is. each. Obtainable from Crisp & Sons; COu St. BSachua Mrah. There's a Reason WHY so Many People come to us for... B GROCERIES And Continue to Trade with Us day after day, week after week, and year after year. THE REASON IS-Because they know that Everything Purchased here is RELIABLE. We never Sell Goods of any kind that are doubtful, a bit off, or in any way Second Quality. We pay as much attention to the BUYING of our Stock as we do to the SELLING of it, and therefore never have to .:i . work off d...
CRICKET. Bacchus Marsh Association. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
CRICKET. SBacchus Marsh Association. To-day's match:-Presbyterian v. Bacchus Marsh. Trinity a bye. Bacchus Marsh team- Jones (3) Henry, Bl31ight, English, Bowden, Leonard, Skinner, Robin, C. Platt. Emergency-C. Dickie. The Presbyterian stored a four point victory over Trinity last Sat urday by defeating them by six wickets. Scores: Trinity, 1st Innings, 38. STrinity, 2nd Innings. Britnell, b Grant .. ... 20 Cox, b Grant ... ... ..... 1 Farrow, run out ...... . 2 H. L'Simon, b Grant .0 W Wittick, c sub. b Morris .. 32 J. :Wittick, e Morf?is b Landells :' `21 A. Simon, b Morris 0 P. Daltbn; c Coe b Morris 20 W. D. Simon, b Morris . 6. Slack, not out ... . 5 C. Jones, absent .., ... 0 Sundries ... ... 3 Total .... . . ....... 110 Bowling-T. Grant, 3 for 32; E. ". Morris, 4 for 40; C. Hildebrandt, 0 for 15; Landells, 1 for 20. Presbyterian, 1st Innings, 108. Presbyterian, 2nd ,Innings. McBride, b Wittick ... ... ... 3 Hildebrandt, c-Wittick b Britnell 11 T. Grant, not out ... ...... . 1...
THE BIGGEST ROSEBUSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
THE BIGGEST ROSEBUSH. Probably the largest i rosebush :in Europe, is one in Frieburg, Germany, which towers to a height of no less than 115ft. It was raised from a wild rose stock, grafted with one of the varieties of tea-roses. There is. an other huge bush in the Marine Gar dens of Toulon, France, which occu pies a space 80ft. wide and 15ft. high. So enormous is the surface presented by this bush that it is said to have borne 50;000 flowers at one time. Though by no means so large, an equally interesting bush is one on the wall on the cathedral of Hildesheim, Germany, which is known to have been in existence in the eleventh century. Further than that it cannot be traced with. certainty, but there is every probability of its being older still.
PROFESSIONAL STORY-TELLERS [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
PROFESSIONAL STOiRY-TELLERS Those in Ireland whB labor to keep the old stories and the Gaelic art of story-telling alive in Ireland have to meet many- a- reprodach. Especially they are warned that they are behind the times, oilt of touch with the.spirit of a practical age, and the like. Well, America is supposed to be a practical country, not behind the procession. The Boston municipal authorities have bade provision for an official story teller, whose function it will be to at tend in. a room of theýpublic library. Sappropriated for the purpose, and there to tell stories to all:the children that care to look in. Instead of turn ing over books, which is a dull and impersonal way at best, the,young things will get the story from living lips. as the Greeks and Romans got theirs, and their philosophy, too. The story-telling, room has 'been fitted up in the right imagination-stirring fash ion, "hung," a correspondent writes to an English paper, "with mediaeval weapons and trophies an -c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
MELTON MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. S Foundation Night. MONDAY, Feb. 1st. Grand Charity CONCERT & BALL. .In aid of the widow and children of. the late J. Kennedy.. Admission to CONCERT, 1/6.. Admission to BALL-Double Tic ket, 3/; extra lady, 1/. Good Music Refreshments. G. COBURN, Hon. Sec. SATURDAY, Jan. 23. Bacchus Marsh, Market. M 'PHAIL BROS. & CO. will sell at Bacohus Marsh at 12.80 p.m. sharp Fat and Store Cattle, Milkers and Springers. 25 Good SPRINGERS and MILKERS. 100 FAT SHEEP. Pigs, Sheep, and Sundries. A. BURBIDGE, Agent. Next Melton Sale-SATURDAY, 6th February. THURSDAY, Jan. 28 At 11.30 o'clock sharp. Ballan Monthly Sale. LA. FAIRBAIRN & CO. will Sell L at the Commercial yards, Ballan, on above date 300 head of CATTLE, - Including usual drafts of Fat, Store, Dairy and Young Cattle. 650 SHEEP: Including: 100 C'baok Ewes, 6-tooth, in good con. dition. Superior lot. Lincoln rams joined. 50 Lincoln-cross Ewes. 130 store Wethers. 80 Store Lambs. Drafts of F...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
SChrist Church, 24th inst., third Sunday after :Epiphany:-Melton, 11. and 7.30; Rockbank, 3; Railway station, 7.30 Don't forget the. benefit concert in aid of Mrs: Kennedy and her four young children, which will take place on the 1st February, and prom ises to be well supported. by the public of Melton and other places. The farm known as Loft's, be tween Melton and Rockbank, con Staining 289. acres, is advertised to be sold on 'Wednesday, 10th Feb. Messrs. Keast & Co., and Messrs. Fairbairn & Co., are the auctioneers, from whom all particulars - may be obtained. . Bacchus Marsh market (McPhail's) to-day, Saturday, 23rd inst. .B lan , mrkt (Fairbaig 's), on Thursday next, 28th inst. Particu3. lars of stock, aes advertised; and there will be a . uyer for military horses. present The rain for the week has not been very heavy (13 points). It came at intervals, and was very disagreeable. The hot winds gave a check to the grass, but not to the Bathurst burrs; and now young...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
.CHASR. J. GRANT, - BOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST .as a Large Stock of UTp-to-date BOOTS and SHOES to SELL at Reasonable Prices. Ladies Gent's, and Children's WHITE BOOTS and SHOES, of good quality, and latest shapes. Borwling Tennis, and Cricket Boots and Shoes. gb :.r-. =?Best House for REPAIRS. land Sewn Work a Specialty. A- trial solicited. ..Also Local Agent for-New Home Sewing Machine. New Zealand Insurance Co. Ltd. Mutual Life Assurance. NOTE THE ADDRESS .'-.GRANT STREET, BACCHUS MARSHs (South side of W. Horder.) DRY WEATHER! TANGYES Centrifugal N PS WILL OVERCOME THIS. ALL SIZES FROM 2 inch to 12 inch .. IN STOCK C?OHEAP, EFFICIENT, RELIABLE Call or Write. . DALGETY & CO. LTD., Machinery Department, Helbournr. F. G. E H ?ISCOCK CHE MIST, Maiin Street -. - Bacchus Marsh. TeL No. 5. - Orders by Post despatched promptly. GLEN VALLEY .-•.TA.. .., .,- -. - ... Fo Fra~granoo and Value AGENTS co. DICKIE & SONS, Grocers, seed, Grain and General Produce Merch ans, BACCHUS ...
THE Mystery of the Ravenspurs Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd. [All Rights Reserved.] CHAPTER IV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
THE [or of iR8 s U81nrs By FRED. M. WHITE. Author of "The Ends of Justice," etc. Published by arrangement with Messrs. Ward, Lock & Co. ALtd [All Rights Reserved.] ' CHAPTER IV.-Continued. "I fancy so," Abell replied .thought fully. "You: are interested in the Ra venspur case?" - A lurid light leapt -into the Rus sian'.s eyes. He seemed to be strange ly moved. He paced up and down the room, diagging his maimed limb after him. "Never more interested in anything in my life," he said. "You know as much of. my past as any man, but there are matters, experiences un speakable. My face, my ruined. frame! Whence come these cruel misfortunes? That secret will go down with me to the grave. Of that I could speak to one man alone, and I know not whether that man is alive, or dead." Tchigorsky's words trailed off into a rambling, incoherent murmur. He .was far away with his own gloomy and painful thoughts. Then he came back to earth with a start. He stood with his back to the fireplace, ...
IT TAKES COURAGE [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
IT TAKES COURAGE, To speak the truth when, by a little prevarication, you can get sometgreat 'advantage. To live according to your conyvic tions. To be what you are, and not pre tend to be what you are not. To live honestly within your means, and not dishonestly upon the means of others. To refuse to knuckle, and bend the kne' to the wealthy,. even though 0oo0. . ... ,- . . To say "No"' squarely when those around you say "Yes." To remain in honest poverty while others grow rich by questionable me thods. To do your duty in silence, obscur. ity and poverty, while others about you prosper through neglecting or violating sacred obligations.
LETTERS FOR SOLDIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
LETTERS FOR SOLDIERS. Letters intended for members of any. division .of the Expeditionfry Forces at present. on service abroad should bear on the envelope the number, rank, and the name of the soldier, with particulars of his com pany or squadron, and regiment or corps; and concluding, "Australian Imperial Force, Egypt."
Neat. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
Neat. The lecturer had invited written questions, and on glancing at the first sheet he found it contained the single word. "Fool." He drew the attention of the audli ence to it. "I have known many an instance of a man writing a letter and forget ting to sign his name,'" he :aid; "but this is the only instance I have ever known of a man signing his name and forgetting to write a letter!" Pt mpkiti. Pie.-=-To two cups boiled and :strdined purnIpM' add thiree quarters cup sugar, two well-beaten eggs, two tablespoonfuls molasses, one tablespoonful melted butter, one-half teaspoonful each ginger and cinnamon, small pinch of salt, and twd cups milk. This' is enough dort-Wis
LEARNING TO SWIM. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
LaARNING T W,,,,. Mr. William Henry, the famouu swimmer, says:-I remember that when I first advocated the teaching of swimming movements e,.,nildren be-. fore they entered the water, I was written down as the hapless victim of a mental kink. Sufficient official support was forthcoming, to outlive the era of ridicule, and now the land drill ::is" taught throughout the world. The idea was not my own. It had 1ts origin in ages long past. ' There are a few rules that should be borne inr mind when commencing to learn to swim. Every movement should be slowly and carefully made. There is a tendency in beginners to make all the haste they can, to get flurried, to bend the back and take little, short, jerky movements, all of which defeats the object in view. The pupil becomes both exhausted and dis couraged. Adhere strictly to the land drill movements and correct incidental faults, and the breast stroke will be readily acquired. If greater progression through the water is desired, after the ...
RUNAWAY MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 23 January 1915
RUNAWAY MATCHES. Runaway matches in these days are few and far between, for the good and sufficient reason that the modern par ent knows his business better than to interfere when his daughter has made up her mind to choose her own hus band, with the parental consent, if it be forthcoming, but quite cheerfully without it should it be withheld. Parental authority was much more puissant in ye olden time than to. day. SThe modern girl makes her lover's path far more easy for him than by any possibility the 'girl of the past could do. Men were, really and truly. masters in their own homes. Supposing a father of a century ago objected to his daughter being mar ried, he might refuse to allow young men to visit at his house, or when he preferred to be courteous he had only to assume that the calls were for him. self, and take the callers to his office, to smoke, and drink, and talk politics or neighborhood news, away from the ladles, who never committed the social crime of Invading the pre...