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BACCHUS MARSH AGRICULTURAL & PASTORAL SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 12 June 1915
BACCHUS MARSH? AGRICUL TURAL & PASTORAL SOCIETY. THE jANNUAL GENERAL MEET ING-s'ill be held in the Mechanics' Institute on THURSDAY, June '17kL_ 1915, at 2 p.m. sharp. Business :-To elect Committee for ensuing year. Messrs. J. A. Brown, O. Burgess, C. Crisp, 1. Campbell, M. Cameron, J. D. Cameron, John Dugdale, P. F. Emmett, M. Griffin, W. S. Harkness, W. G. Hegarty, M. Kyle, W. Kerr,,,R. Lidgett, W. Grant Mortonb :W. H: M'Farlane, PP. A. M'Farlatne, J: M'Grath ` G. F. Ram sey, S. J. Staughton, T. Sioss, and J. Watson retire, but are. eligible.for,re election;* and there are seven, vacan cies. The Committee will meet immedi ately after the Annual Meeting, to elect Office-bearers, and appoint Dele gates to. Wangaratta Convention; and fransact general business, .; STQ'. UEGARTY. Sereta r *: -·
THE CALL! [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 12 June 1915
THE. CALL! You have read the cables, Oh, com rade mine, And you shake your head with a sorrowing sigh. Will you fill the gap in the far flung line, With the will of the, man to do Sor die? You have heard the note from across the sea, You have read the,.scroll of the honoured dead. Will you tarry still with the "slack ers" free, Or play the part of the man in stead? Will you gird your loins as your friends have done? Will you give to The Call the best you can? Will you fight for right and the Empire's sun? Will you brave the deeds of the true born man? Hear the skirling pipes, and the rolling drum; Hear the marching feet on the road-way new. From the snow-fed streams far be yond they. come., . To the ":oone clear: Call;'" BLit what about you? Fail not in thy choice, though the hour be late, And a thousand ties may obscure thy view. Give your life, your all, to the Em pire great. Fill the roll of honour that waits -for you. Read again the cables, Oh, comrade mine, Fold not your arms w...
BACCHUS MARSH DEBATING SOCIETY. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 12 June 1915
BACCHUS MARSI DEBATING. SOCIETY. JUNE 15.-Debate: Totalisator. (Baptist Church.) JUNE 29.-Amusement Evening. (Church of England Hall.) JULY 13.-Magazine and Question Box. (Methodist Church.) JULY 27.-Debate: "That the Miser does less harm to the community than the Spendthrift." - (Baptist Church.) AUGUST 10.-Illustrated Lecture, by J. C. BoYcw, Esq., Government Tourist Officer. (Presbyterian Hall.) AUGUST 23 (Monday).-Municipal Election. (Methodist Church.) SEPT. 7.--Young People's Evening. (Church of England Hall.) SEPT. 20 (Monday).-Hum6r and Pathos. (Baptist Church.) OCTOBER 2 (Saturday).-Picnic.
BACCHUS MARSH DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 12 June 1915
BACCHUS MARSH DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. The following is the draw for all the matches: 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 ingley. Exford Star v. Melton. July 3.-Maddingley v. Melton. ExfordT 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. Maddingley. 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 ground.
COIMADAI. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 12 June 1915
COIMADAI. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) A fine soaking rain has fallen dur ing the week, and 'up to time of writing 186 points have been re corded. This will prove beneficial to the crops, as the drying winds of last week took much moisture out of the ground. The heroic deeds and sterling work done by our boys at the Dardanelles have inspired two more .of our local b9ys, to enlist, so that.they may-have the honor of filling gaps, and carry ing on successfully the work com menced by our splendid troops. Messrs. William and James Johansen are the latest volunteers, and are to be commended. If successful in pass ing the final test, and getting away, they will carry with them the feel ings of pride of a large number of friends.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 12 June 1915
DEATHS. BAIRD.-On 6th June, at his residence, "Muravouside," 7 Groom street, North Fitzroy, William John, the dearly be loved husband of Edith Baird, and lov ing .father of Phyllis, Will and Edie. Aged 46 years. A good husband and kind father. HINE.-On the 1st June (died of wounds on Hospital ship "Nevasa") Private Arthur William Hine, dearly beloved second son of Arthur and Elizabeth Hine, of Bacchus Marsh, and grandson of W. Libbis, of Port Melbourne. Aged 19 years. Only those who have lost are able to tell . The pain that was felt at not saying farewell. Dearly loved. HINE.-A loving tribute to the memory of Pte. A. W. Hine, died of wounds re. ceived in action at Dardanelles. Age 19 years. He gave his best-his-life-his all. Inserted by his loving uncle and aunt, R. and A. Hine. A E EdabrYidd V05. SATURDAY, JUNn 12, 1915.
BACCHUS MARSH COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
BACOHUS MARSH COURT. At the Bacchus Marsh Court on Saturday last, before Mr. Read Murphy, P. M., and Dr. T. B. Ryan, J.P., the Austral Grain Co. was fined 10/ and £1/10/6 costs for failing to have a safety shield on the chafflcutter at their Parwan mill. The prosecutor was Factories Inspec tor Bishop, who gave evidence as to his visit, &c. The defence was that -there was a safety guard. on the. machine, but the man feeding the machine would not use the small shield, and took it off. The P.M. said as it was the first prosecution, he took it that this was a district in which the Act was respected, therefore the fine would be light; but this should be a general wa-rn : ing to all those using the machines.; -At. the Children's. Cburt,;'.befor.:.f:I the same Bench, two boys,: nam.ed :, Rawlins and Leitch, ,~ere '::cha;rgied:: . with breaking into the Rail,.iic- ?:.: freshment rooms at Bacchus Marsh,; on Sunday 6th inst., and stealmoig- '.' money, tobacco, and ciggarettes,;;, thei...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
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No Title [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
THE Age is making desperate efforts to regain its lost position as a poli tical fdrce by advocating the form ation of a coalition Federal -Minis try. There is nothing to be gained by this, as legislative action de pends upon two Houses, which can not coalesce, except by mutual good sense. We shall not get that in Federal politics until the Parlia ment is removed to Canberra, and then some years must elapse to create a Federal spirit.' Rainfall for week, 9 points. The crops are coming on splendidly, growing well, but the grass is still very slow in its growth. Very. heavy wind on Tuesday night, but fortunately it was fol .lowed by light rain, which fresh ened things up again. Hay is still being carted to the mill. You would wonder where it comes- from, but apparently there are still a few stacks in the district. Christ Church, 20th inst., 3rd Sunday after Trinity:-Melton, 11 and 7; Railway. station, 3; Exford, 3; Toolern, 7. The Hon. Treasurer (Rev. Perry Martin) of the M1elton Distr...
BACCHUS MARSH COUNCIL. Monday, June 14. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
BACCHUS MARSH COUNCIL. Monday, June 14. .ORDINARY meeting. Present-Crs. J. Wills (Chairman), M. R. Greene, W. Grant Morton, J. Watson. P. ; Purcell, C. L. T. Alkemade, G. F. Ramsey, H-. Meikle, J. A. Brown, J. T. Burnip, D. Robertson. Cr. M. F. Cain sent in his resig nation as a Councillor for the Coim Sadai Riding as he had disposed of hliis property in .the Shire and was S leaving the district.-Cr. Watson. ]i-oved, resignation be accepted with regret.--Cr. Purcell seconded.-Car S ried. , The resignation of Cr. Cain left Sthe President's Chair vacant.-Crs. Morton and Robertson moved that . r. Burnip fill the position.- Cr. : urnip declined, and moved that Cr. .Wills -fill the term.--Cr. Morton sec onded, and carried.-Cr. Wills ex pressed his thanks for the honor. . Returning Officers appointed: Bacchus Marsh Riding, Cr. Morton; C. oiinadai, Cr. Wills; Pentland Hills, C. Robeirtso; Parian, Cr. Brown. ' Mi. Stephen Shl;a ttnded- in sup 01 . i; of his application i to have road ' opei...
BACCHUS MARSH. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
BACCHUS MARSH. THE BacChue Marsh Council is breasting its difficulties very well, and Mr. MacKenzie Tyers pointed out in his report some of the errors in regard to keeping Riding ac counts, but not .all of them. The Werribee Shire is the only one that keeps its Riding accounts in equit able and legal form. A special meeting of members of the Bacchus Marsh Agricultural So ciety is called for Thursday after noon next, 24th inst., to decide whether the annual show shall be held. Shire of Ballan invite tenders for various works, including erection of a timber bridge at Pattinson's lane, Myrniong. Euchre party and dance at Rows leyi on Wednesday evening next, inst. A.N.A. Social on Thursday even ing next, 24th inst. Mr. A. T. Ozanne, M.H.R., has received the following letter from the . Deputy . Postmaster-General, dated 16th inst.:-"With further re ference to your representations in connection'" «itl the desired provi sion of a silence cabinet for the public telephone at Myrniong, I beg ...
BACCHUS MARSH DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
BACCHUS MARSH DISTRICT FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION. The following is the draw for all the matches: June 19.-Melton v. Bacchus Marsh. Maddingley v. Exford Star. June 26.-Bacchus Marsh v. Madd ingley. 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. Maddingley. 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 ground.
MELTON COURSING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
MELTON COURSING CLUB. The Melton Coursing Club. fin ished their President's Stakes 1on Thursday last, when the three re maining courses were run off, on the Mt. Kororoit Estate, the prop erty of the President, Mr. John Moylan. Mr. G. Hamilton's Mon treal Star beat Mr. E. Carew's House of Lords by a small majority, and won the stake, £30, and a very handsome silver cup, the gift of the President. Mr. E. Carew got 2nd money, £14; ;Mr. Tommy Missen and Mr. Jack Carberry taking £5 each. The win was a very popular one, as Mr. Hamilton has been a sup porter of the club for years past. Vice-President J. F. Minns made the presentation of the trophy on the ground in well chosen remarks, and suitably responded to by the winner. Mr. Cantwell gave every satisfaction as judge, as did Mr. P. Cook as slipper. First round-W. Ogden's Two beat W. H. Ladhams' Miss Commons. D. McIntosh's Slip Over beat A. Corrigan's Why Boxer.- E. Carew's House of Lords beat D. McIntosh's Bold Love. A. Gillett's Plain ...
ASSAULT ON Mr. W. LYLE, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
ASSAULT ON -Mr. W. LYLE, J.P. At the Bacchus Marsh Court on 13th May, before Mr. Read Murphy, P.M., three young men, named Rich ard Barry, William Nolan, and Rob ert McGregor, were each sentenced to three months' imprisonment for assaulting William Lyle, farmer, and Justice of the Peace. The as sault .occurred in the Main street, on Easter Saturday, 3rd April, while Lyle was walking homewards about 11.30 p.m., in company with a man named Jacobs. McGregor and Barry, with other men, were on the foot path, and as Lyle approached, one of the men said "Here comes that - J.P." The remark was made to Lyle, who was Chairman of the Bench which had fined McGregor £1 for being on licensed premises on a Sunday. Lyle proceeded, and was hit by Barry on one side of the face, and by McGregor on the other. He was able to proceed, but nad not gone far when he received a heavy blow on the head, and was knocked down. Notice of appeal against the sent ence was given, and this was heard in Melbourne on T...
ADULTERATED CHAFF. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
ADULTERATED CHAFF. To the Editor of the Express. Dear Sir,-A letter in your col umns, headed "Adulterated Chaff," under the nom-de-plume of "Legiti .mate" makes a number of very sweeping assertions, and practically states that the two chaff mills work-, ing at Melton are guilty of very heavy offences under the Chaff and Stock Food Act. As a rule, we take no notice of letters written anony niously, but in this case we have had so many people point out to us that they are surprised at our adul terating chaff, that we are obliged to take the matter up in order to protect our good name. Your cor respondent may, or may not, be aware that there are only two mills in Melton, one of which has been for several years "run by ourselves. We declare positively that during the years we have done chaff cutting in Melton we have never yet mixed any straw, inferior chaff, or rubbish of any description with the hay we have cut. We have always main tained a standard of purity in con nection with our c...
COMING EVENTS: [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
COMING EVENTS: Wednesday, June 23.-. Lantern lecture, Baptist Church. Wednesday, June 23.-Euchre party and dance, Rowsley. Thursaay, June 24.-A.N.A. So cial, Bacchus Marsh. Wednesday, June ,0.- Fairy pan tornime, Bacchus Marsh. Wednesday, Nov. 24.- Ballan show.
THE Mystery of the Ravenspurs Published by arrangement with Ward, Lock and Co., London and Melbourne. (All Rights Reserved.) CHAPTER XLI.—Continued. [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
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.) CHAPTER XLL .-Continued. "As you do?" she cried. "What do you with your gentle nature know of love? You want the wild, hot blood in your veins to feel the real fire' of a lasting, devouring affection. I tell you I love him ten thousand times more than you do. Look atm.?i,'' .iam ;utter. ly 'lost and abased with- my grief and humiliation. Am I not an object of pity? Geoffrey is dead, I tell you; ] know it; I feel it. Love him as you do! And you stand there without so much as a single tear for his dear memory." Vera flushed. The words stung her keenly. How cold and callous Marion must think her! And yet Marion would have been equally cold.and self contained had she known. And it was impossible to give: her a single hint. "My heart and soul are wrapped up in Geoffrey," she said. "If anything happens to him I shall have nothing to live f...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Melton Express — 19 June 1915
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