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MUNICIPAL ABSORPTION. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
MUNICIPAL ABSORPTION. Protests against absorption - by other municipalities were made to the Minister for Public Works (Mr. Hagelthorn) on Wednesday. The Melton Shire opposed their union with the Shires of Braybrook and Keilor. It was stated that the revenue of the Shire was nearly equal to the amount prescribed by the Act to constitute a municipal ity, namely, £1,500. The Shire was essentially a farming district, and the interests of the district would suffer if the Shire were united to semi-metropolitan districts. A pro posal was put forward that the Keilor Shire might be united to the Braybrook Shire, and that a portion of the Braybrook Shire be added to Melton Shire. Mr. Hagelthorn, in reply to the deputations, stated that the Councils must recognise that he had to carrry out his duty as determined by Parlia ment in the amended Local Govern ment Act. Parliament thought that some municipalities could be more economically and efficiently managed ~by a reduction in the standing cha...
THE Mystery of the Ravenspurs Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melbourne. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XXXV.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
THE lnlste1 orf 1li lR Si lrplS 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.)" CHIPTER XXXV.-Continued. "I knew him years ago," said Mrs. May. "Oh, indeed,' Geoffrey replied. "He never mentioned that." Mrs. May drew a long breath. Evi. dently she had nothing to fear. Her arch-enemy had gone to -his account, leaving no mischief behind. Sooner or~ later the man :would:-have had to be removed; now he had gone away; -~saving all the trouble. :Really, it was very considerate of Tchigorsky. "You might come to the inquest and say he was a friend of yours," said Geoffrey. Mrs. May looked at him sharply. Had she said too much, or did he suspect? But Geoffrey's eyes were clear and innocent of meaning. Mrs. May shuddered. These kind of hor rors made her ill," she said. "Pray do not mention that fact," she implored. "It can do no good, and it may cause a great deal of harm." Geoffrey discla...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
GLEN VALLEY SE A----- ---- For Fragrance and Value. AGENTS Geo. :DIKIE & SONS, Grocers, Seed, Grain, and General Produce Merchants, BACCHUS 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. CRO$KERY. 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. -: CHA S. J, GRANT,-o BOOT and SHOE SPECIALIST ITr;;Hs a Large Stock of Up-to-date BOOTS and SHOES to SELL at Reasonable Pric...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
BEREAVEMENT NOTICE. MB. JAS. REDDROP tenders his sincere thanks for letters, telegrams of sympathy, and floral tributes, in his recent sad bereavement, and also wishes to thank Dr. Nance for his kindness and earnest attention to Mrs. Reddrop during her illness. DEATH. MILLER.-On the 27th May, at "Whern side," Albany road, Toorak, Albert Miller. Aged 69 years. IN MEMORIAM. CMN (nee Hanson).-In sad and loving remembranee of my dearly beloved' sister, Nettie, who departed this life on 27th May, 1906. R.I.P. So dearly loved, so deeply mourned. Inserted by her only sister, S. Densley. AtUEsblAd 2Od, SATURDAY, M&r 29, 1915.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
THURSDAY, June 10. FARM AT MT. BLACKWOOD. L. A. FAIRBAIRN & Co., under instructions from F. L. Billinghurst, Esq. (Executor of the will of the late Elizabeth Smith) will Sell by Auction, at the Corporation Yards, Bacchus Marsh, on above date, at 12 o'clock The FARM known as Smith's, containing 70 acres 2r. 32per., being Crown allotments 4, 5 and 66, Sec. 7, Parish of Blackwood, together with the 4-roomed W.B. HOUSE. This property is well and favor ably known in the locality for grow ing potatoes and other crops, and is being sold to wind up the Estate. The adjoining neighbors are Messrs. Doveny, and it has been under lease to Mr. C. Cowan, whose lease has just expired. PUBLIC NOTICE. AS the new Trucking Yards at PARWAN will shortly be ready for traffic, we have much pleasure in informing our friends and constitu ents that we have arranged with Mr. J. A. BROWN, of Hill Farm, Par wan, to act as our AGENT through out the surrounding district. Mr. Brown, who is so well and favor...
BACCHUS MARSH POST OFFICE [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
BACCHUS MARSH POST OFFICE The Office closes at 6 p.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 8p.m. Money Order business open from 9a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, close !at 12- noon. Registered and Parcel Post mails close 15 and 20 minutes before stated oleiu times. ·:: c . ·, . I. 1:.··~"il 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. Ballan-12.55 p.m. Rowsley--12.55 p.m. Myrniong-8.20 a.m. Melton--910 a.m. Ba,.ian - ..,,. got,.:,
PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S PREMONITION. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
PRESIDENT. LINCOLN'S PREMONITION. Some verses by Beatrice Allhusen contained in the current "Cornhill" are prefaced by the following:-"The anniversary of President Lincoln's death on April 16, recalls a story which Charles Dickens originally brought back from America and which ,is well authenicated. At a meeting of the Cabinet that morning the President told his colleagues that in the course of a few hours' they would hear strange intelligence. What was it? they asked. He had dreamed it again that very night. 'And I'm alone,' he said, 'alone in a boat, and I'm out on the bosom of a great rush ing river, and I drift, drift, drift.' Be fore he could complete the sentence Secretary Stanton entered the roonm 'But to business!' said the President, and the rest remained untold. At nine o'clock that evening he was as, sassinated."
MOTORING AND OTHER ELOPEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
MOTORING AND .OTHER ELOPEMENTS. One often hears nowadays of fair :adies `eloping with their motormen-: writes Lord Montagu of Beaulieu im the "Car," and the commonest re mark when such? events happen is, "How could she?" or "Just fancy, with a motorman?" But is there no. thing more than an ordinary mascu line attraction for the feminine mind in a smart-looking motorman,. a skilled driver, gifted with a good man her, deferential yet independent, and well educated also, as often happens now? I think there is. Just as the fair sex on .a liner, say of the captain, "What a dear," and often wish they were Mrs. Captain, and just as the feminine of them adore the actor, the singer, or the author, so women in general love a man of action who does things, controls things, and could con trol them too if the occasion arose. The sense of being absolutely de pendent upon the man at the wheel has a peculiar fascination, and -re sults in the sense of trust broadening sometimes into senses of other ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
We are Showing a Fine Assortment of Ladies' Jackets Coats i.?ncluding Black Skin, Tartan, Navy Serge, and Tweeds. And Up-to-date Styles in Sports Coats. ..Also, CHILDREN'S COATS, in Various Styles All bought before the recent advance in prices. New Dress Goods i Variety. DRESSMAKING by Miss Hobbs. A. £ J.OH NS For Chronic Chest Complaints, Woods' Great Peppermint Cure, 1/6. MENACE TO CHILD LIFE. If neglected ,the ordinary light cold will become severe, and a well established, ripe cold is to the germ of diphtheria what "honey is to the bee. The greatest menace to child life is a ,neglected cold. Whether the cold be slight or severe the very best treatment that can be adopted is to .give Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. A cold never results in diphtheria when Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is given. Sold by W. Grant Morton,- Bao chus Marsh, and A. Comben & Co. Werribee. Methodist Church, evening sub ject-Temprance QUeatinQ:. Eirly dlohius I4l. FOR FOOTBALLERS ONLY. It will soon be the...
RED CROSS CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
RED CROSS CONCERT. The people of Bacchus Marsh gave ample proof on Monday evening last that they have the deepest sym pathy with the Red Cross work and the men at the Front, for they at tended in such numbers that the Mechanics' Institute would not hold them all, which was uncomfortably overcrowded some time before 8 o'clock, and many had to stand up all through the performance. It was a record crowd for any concert yet held here, and was as orderly' as -a church congregation. The promo ters are exceedingly pleased at the success of their efforts. The proceeds will amount to over * £40. The expenses were only 10/, for hire of hall (another record). All the other expenses were gener ously met by those interested in the work; not forgetting the performers, who provided all their regalia and fancy costumes at their own expense. From beginning to end everybody was eager to assist. Cr. John Wills (Chairman of the local School Committee) made a most efficient concert Chairman, and gave a ...
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
BELGIAN RELIEF FUND. Bacchus Marsh and Distriot. The Committee wish to acknow ledge, with thanks, the, following donations: Dr. W. B. Ryan (3rd instalment) 10/. C. J. Grant, 5/. The Lord Mayor (Sir D. V. Hen nessy) speaking at the Town Hall Empire demonstration, said there had been 'a liberal re sponse to the appeal for the brave Belgian nation. He had that day recieved a letter from the Agent General stating that all the food and money subscribed for the Belgians were reaching their proper desti nation, and that there was not a single instance in which the food had been touched by the German auth orities.
RED CROSS WORK. Bacchus Marsh and District. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
RED CROSS WORK. Bacchus Marsh and District. A meeting of ladies will be held on Wednesday next, 2nd June, in the Shire hall, at 3 o'clock. Busi ness:-Balance sheet of -concert, &c. The hon. Secretary (Miss Beatrice W. Anderson) acknowledges, with thanks:-Socks from Mesdames J. McCormack, J. Morton (Pentland Hills), T. Edwards, Misses Charlton, McFarlane, West and White. Parcels from Ministering Child ren's League, Mesdames W. Ander son, R. Morton (Pentland Hills), T. H. Pearce, T. Myers, T. Edwards, H. M. Hodgson, and Miss Connie Edwards. Sent away this week-5 shirts, 8 pairs socks, 1 scarf, 2 pillow cases, 16 washers, and. parcel of old linen. Myrniong dance, 3/ (making £1 in all); Misses J. and A. Brown, 5/ each; Tom Wills, Reg Ramsey, Id. each.
A.N.A., BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
A.N.A., BACCHUS MARSH. At the last meeting the followirig officers were elected:-President, Mr. J. Reddrop; Vice-President, Mr. J. McBride; Treasurer, Mr. W. P. Grant; Secretary, Mr. W. R. Vigor; Assistant Secretary, Mr. W. J. Tre goning; Auditors, Messrs. Edgar Smith and J. A. Connor; Commit tee, Messrs. F. Bowden, C. L. Crisp, E. G. Morris, P. A. McFarlane, G. Setter. A complimentary social evening to the ladies who assisted at the sports will be held in the A.N.A. hall at an early date (not yet fixed).
BACCHUS MARSH DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 29 May 1915
`BACCHUS MARSH DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. ,The following is the draw for' all the matches: May 29.-Bacchus Marsh v. Mel ton. Exfbrd Star v. Maddingley June 5,-Maddingley v. Bacchas Marsh. Melton v. Exford Star. June 12.-Melton v. Maddingley. Bacchus Marsh v. Exford Star. June 19.-Melton v. Bacchus Marsh. Maddingley v. Exford Star. June 26.-Bacchus Marsh v. Madd" ji le. Exford Star v. Melton: July 3.-Maddingley v. Melton. Exford Star v. Bacchus Marsh. July 10.--Bacchus Marsh v. Mel ton. Exford Star v. Maddingley. July 17.-Maddingley v. Bacchus Marsh. Melton v. Exford Star. July. 24.-Melton v. Ma&lt;dingley. Bacchus Marsh v. Exford Star. July 31.- Melton v. Bacchus Marsh. Maddingley v. Exford Star. To be played on first-named ground, excepting Exford matches, which are to be played at Melton round. ,