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AGENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 2 February 1867
A G E N T S. The following gentlemen hive boon appointed AGENTS for the Eo reos-o Mlbounio ,,...........M,Iessrs, GotDoN & GoTCH nBaan ll..................,,,,,Mr. G. FLACK. ,, Advertisom'enti, 4c. ,, H. T. G. HOLYOAKE. Blackwood .................. ,, 3. SAWYERS. Molton ~ ................... ,, A. BLACEWOOD. Mdi ..on . .................. ,,J. SWANN? Jr . ~ .... ".". ......... ~, H. W . Smziooxs. Gorrdon's ..............:......Meosars. IRWIN & MAJOR.
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30. (Before Charles Shuter, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 2 February 1867
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30. (Before Charles Shuter, Esq., P.M.) Thomas Manly, blacksmith v. David Toshack, farmer. Debt - £15 - work and material. De- fendant disputed payment, as Mr. Manly had offered to make him a waggon body for £12, but he now charged several items as extras which brought up the amount to £15. Thomas Manly contended that the extras were proper ones, he never agreed to make a new break, nor to put in two new transoms for £12 10s. Thomas Carlton said - Mr. Toshack agreed to pay £12 10s. for a waggon body, and nothing more specific was mentioned until afterwards; and when Mr. Toshack mentioned a break and two transoms, he told him that they would be extras. David Toshack said that Mr. Manly agreed to make the waggon complete, including hay frame, break, and transoms, for £12; and the only extra was one bolster which would have been about 5s. Order for £15; and 2s. 6d. costs.
SELECTED POETRY. ONLY A DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 2 February 1867
SELECTED POETRY. ONLY A DAY. BY RICHARD HOWITT. [These verses, singular as it may seem, and quite a contradiction in terms, were written on &nbsp; Christmas-day, and at Midsummer, both seasons &nbsp; occurring at the same time. This is at once clear when it is said they were written in Australia. I may also state that the only similarity which I could discover to exist betwixt an English and an Australian Christmas was on a fine bland moon- light night, when the universally parched country, heat having done the work of frost, appeared in the intensely white moonlight like stained snow. How odd to the stranger appears the great contrast presented by the Australian Christmas ! No fog, sleet, or snow—no comfortable wrapping of the person in cloaks, fur-lined—no clogs, umbrellas, or greatcoats—but everywhere, for it is " warm as Christmas," are seen white dresses; and in the bright sunshine glitter silken parasols to the sun. Indeed, Father Christmas wreathes his brow wi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
PROSPECT FARM, b One Mile from the Village qf Dar'ley, .Near Baoohues .Ularsh, MONDAY, 4Tnu MARCH. Half-Acre Allotment at Darley, and a snug 1 Little FARM, containing 78 Acres (more 1 or less). Farm Stock, Carts, Implements, o' Furniture, Dairy Utensils, and Sundries, The Owner leaving the District. T E. CROOK has received instructions from J, Mr. GEo. B. LITTLE, who is about leaving the district (for family reasons) to Sell by Auction, ON MONDAY, 4TH MARCII, AT 12 NOON, At the Farm- That valuable and snug little Farm, known as "Prospect," delightfully situate about one mile from the villago of Darley, overlooking the valley of the Marsh. The land com. priseos about 78 acres, 60 of which are first class, the remainder lightly timbered and well-grassed. The whole is enclosed with split posts and rails, and subdivided, in cluding a cultivation paddock of about 10 acres. The improvements consist of a com. fortable dwelling of two rooms, surrounded by a Verandah; commiodious stone Dairy...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
IMPOUNDINGB. BACCH}IUS MARSH.--lnpounded 24th Janu ary, by T1'. Cain. Trespass Gd,. Brown mare, RHI conjoined, the R to left off shoulder, On 23th January, by T. Cain. Notice sent to owner. Chesnut mare. H near shoulder, '1S off shoulder, " sideways off rump. If not OlChdod alnd o penseos paid, to be sold 13th-Feb. On 3rd Feb., by Mr. Connell. Damages £1. Red bull, bald face, unbranded, On 7th Feb., by Mir.Isaac Everitt, brown filly, star, stripe, near hind fetlock white, like P or I off shoulder. If no,, claimed and ex. penses paid, to be sold - March, W;u. Andeoron; Poundkeeper. BALLAN.--Impounded at Balhau Shire Pound, 16th January, by Mr. J. O'Counor. Trespass ad. each. Brown filly, star, stripe and snip, little white off hind foot, G near shoulder; bay filly, star, hind feet white, G near shouldor; black filly, star, G near shoulder; brown colt, star and snip, hind feet white, G near shoulder; black colt, star and snip; hind feet white, G near shoulder ; black colt, star, G nea...
EXTRAORDINARY EPITAPHS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
EX'rIAOuDINAOY EII'I'API?N. - The following strangeo pitaphs may be new to many of our ealrs8 :o " To the Moemory of Elizaboth Simmons, who died a spinster, aged 30. She was Say what a woman should be; she was that I" Which, being observed by a wag, he chalked under it: " A woman should be both a wife and a mother. But Lizzy Shumonds was neither one nor t'other." ON WIDOW JONES. Poor Widow Jonoas hor's gone away. Her would if her could, but her couldn't stay. She had two bad logs and a baddish cough, But it was the legs as carried her off. A six-year-older going into the village without leave wats shouted after by one of the masters, who inquired where he was going. " I am going to buy a ha'porth of nails, sir."-" What for P" " For a ha'penny, sir," was the reply.
REVIEW. GRIF: A Story of Colonial Life, by B. L. Farjeon. Melbourne: all Booksellers. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
R VIE W. OUrF: A Story of Colonial Life, by B. L, Pajoon. Melbourned: all Booksellers. IT is very soldom that anything in the shape of a colonial novel issues firom the printing offices in Australia; so seldom, indeed, that when a bolonial novel. does appear, such a'pplearance is almost a guarantee of its being worth reading, otherwise no nuthor would be ndvised--supposing' lie sought advice, which unlhmed authors generally do--to venture the hazardous spdclnhttion of attempting to force a way among the crowd of' imported works of fiction which colonists everywhere appear to think it a picrt of their duty to the land of their birth to road. Mr, FPrjeon, howeyer, has run tho risk, and the merit of his book, in our opinion, proves the argument that it would never have boon published had it not boon thoroughly well worth reading. With th .sincere hope that "Grif" will find many ~naders, we make the fohllowing extract from th bouok: Tin Nw Rlusiu. :l?,usv in the mornin g' the plains wer...
BACCHUS MARSH AND MADDINGLEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
BACCHUS MARSHIt AND MIADDING LEY DISTRICT ROAD BOARD. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4. Presont-M-r. G. G. Paterson, Chairman; Messrs. Burke, Tyson, Young, and Ryan. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. Roads and Bridges Office, recommending the postponement of the question of en. larging the district until passage of the Amended Local Government Act. Mr. J. C. Riddell, expressing willingness to aid passage of Amended Local Govern. nment Act. Roads and Bridges Office, enclosing forms to be filled up in accordance with Local Goverunment ct, The Clerk was ordered to furnish the same. ]IIDOE OVER THIE PARWAN, AT ROWSLEY, Plans of bridge and approaches, over Parwan Creek, on the road from Bacchus Marsh to Wyndham, were shown by the Engineer, The estimated cost was £250. Moved by Mr. Ryan, seconded by Mr. Young--" Ihat the plans and specifications, as submitted by the Engineer, be approved of, and transmitted to the \Vyndhlni Council, for their approval or other...
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. TUESDAY, JANUARY 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
PAHLIAMENT OF VICTORIA, TUIEHDAY, JANUARY 20, In the Legislative Colrucil--Mr, Fawknor asked eoveral questions in relation to HIoskins' and 8immonds' Art Union, Captain Cole replied to them, stating that permission ihd been given by the Attornoy-General for the holding of such Art Union, on certuin reprosoentations malde to him by the promoters, but when ho found that Hoskiis and Simmonds had not kept their promises to him, Ihe had caused the sale of tickets to be stopped. Owing to the recent decision in the Sunprome Court that a person Incurred no responsibility in holding a lottery in which he was not beneficially in?terestOd, the present law wan inoperativo; there fore, Chinese gamblers, pronmoters of church and charity bazaars, and dll other persons addicted to this kind of "criminal amnuscmont,"' would emfjoy practical immunity until the low is altered, 'lhe Hon. Mr. Mitchell obtained the appointment of IL Solcot Committee to conslder the question of re. forming the Council. Th...
A WONDERFUL SALVE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
A WONDlRFUL SALYV.--" I once," said a Yankoo mountobank, "met a man who made nerve.ond bone all-healing salve. IHo was an onterprising follow, so he thought ho would oxperiment a little with it. lie first out off his dog's tail, and applied somo to the stump. A now tail grow on imlno diatoly. lHe then applied come to the piuoo of the tail which ho out off, and ia now dog grow out., lo did not know which dog was which."
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4. (Before J. Young, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
COURTS OF PETTY f3ESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSII, MONDAY, FEIjIRUARY 4,. (Bl3fore J. Young, Esq., J.P.) DaituN AND DisonnII?IY. - Joseph Jones and Michael Keating were fuined Gs. each, or twenty. four hours imprisonment. WEDNESDAY, IEDRUARY 0. DRUNI AND DIROuDERLY.-Wi'liam Coyle was brought up, and discharged with a caution.
ROAD BOARD. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
BOAD BOARD. The ordinary meeting of the Board was held at their office on Friday week, the 1st instant, the members present being B. C. Porter, Esq. (in the chair), Messrs. Ross, Blackwood, and Grant. The correspondence read wtis a letter from Fulton and Shaw, to the effect that the roller was ready for delivery. Mr. Blackwood proposed, and Mr. Grant seconded a resolution, which was car ried-" That Mr. Lothbridge, as soon as advised that the roller is at Keilor Road, proceed there to inspect the roller, and if accordiug to the plan and specification, pay the carriage and get It unloaded at the Board's expense." It was proposed by Mr. Blackwood, seconded by Mr. Ross-" That the Treasurer wait upon the manager of the Gap Toll, taking with him a oheque for the amount due to him, and demaqdiug a statement and cheque for the amount of revenue received since February, 1866, with a view to adjusting the account. Mr. Blackwood proposed, and Mr. Ross seconded a resolution, which was carried-"...
BALLAN. TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5. (Before J. M. Clow, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
B1ALLAN. TUFSDAY, FEBuUArlY 5, (Before J. M. Glow, Esq., P.M.) Patrick Burke v. Justin Bogyates, Debt .24 13s, Gd. Order for amount, and 8B. costs, Same v. Nicholas P. Webbo, Dobt--£8 Os, 8d. Settled, Same v. Patrick Canning. Dobt-.-5 14s, 7d. Order for amount, and 5s. costs. Same v. 11. Cousons, Debt-.-4 sl. 3d. Case adjourned to Monday, 18th inst. Costs of ad journmnnt to be borne by plaintlA, Margaret Doyle v. :ranela Miller. Threoatening language, with intent to provoke a broach of the pence. Dismissed. Patrick Dyer v. Thomas Lynch. Assault. Case to be renewed. Service of summons not proved. Samuel I'ratton v. James Doyle. Sly-grog selling. Fined .27, with .£1 costs. Same v. Same. Selling liquor on Sunday. Case withdrawn. Frederick Atkinson v. James Muir, Debt .2 12s, Od. Settled. Richard Henry Radloy v. Shaftosbury Cooper. Illegally impounding flve head of cattle off Crown lands on January 21st. Case dismissed, with 10s, costs to Aoting.Poundkoopor, and 10s. costs to Mrs. Shaw....
MELTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
MELTON. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) A PUBLIC MEETING, " to meet the depu tation lately appointed to wait on the Commissioner for Lands, respecting the dis posal of the Farmers' Common, and to receive the answer given by Mr. Grant to the depu tation." At least, so the poster announcing the meeting stated, was held at the Raglan Hotel, on Tuesdayn the 5th instant, at six p m, There were about twenty-five persons present, mostly residents of the neig'hbour. 10ood of Mount Cotterill. Mr. John Moss was put in the chair. Notwithstanding the promise set forth in the aforesaid posters that one, if not all three of the gentlemen who had been deputed at a former meeting to urge the views of the lieople on this subject in the proper quarter, would be present to relate what took place between themselves and Mr. Grant. Not withstanding the promise, Messrs. Porter, Tulloh, and Shaw fhiled to appear, and the meeting was compelled to put up with the desired information at secondhand, through Mr,. Par...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
TiHE NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA. BAC001US MARSH BRANCH. PAID.UP CAPITAL . . A540,000 RESEIVE FUND . ,. 180,000 CURREN'1' ATES of INTEREST ALLOWED On Money deposited at this Branch for any term Over Thirty Days. T. NfXON BINNEY, MANAGER. AGRICULTURAL AGENCY. ý EEDS FOR PAS'TURES, SUITABLE FOR S ANY DEISCOIIPTION OF SOIL, MAcurIItnr, IJIuM,ECrNTS, SrEnI).GUAIN, Bone. DUST AND GUANO, rPOaIAnDnD, .Colonial Products sold on Commiotnliu A I3RAHIAM LINV'COLNE, Practical Agriculturist. 48 Bourkentreet West. FLOUR. IMPORTANT DISCOVERY !1 I HE undersigned having ascertained that Flour I clin be sold in this district, at a fair profit, at Al PER TON BELOW MELBOURNE PRICES, is prepared to execute orders for that commodity, of unexceptionable quality, and in any quantity, with promptitude, on the terms stated; and hopes that the community will mark their appreciation of the boon by their orders forthwith. Presont quotations-Flour, £10 10s, to £12 per ton, JOHN SAUNDERS, GENERAL STOREKEEPER, BA...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
GENT~LEMEN'S SPRING AND SUMMER CLOTHING, UIC purchases in the Homo and Continental MO Mnrlots are now to hand, and to which we rloite special attention. The Newest Styles of CoatIngs in West of England Elastics, Ribbs and ?oltons, liuss, of Chipping Norton, celebrated Tweeoods, For Riding Trousers and I'lits, now mixtures. ;-,' All the differont makes of We1t of England and Scotch !'rousorings. i'ancy French Cashmere hnd Quilting Voslings. Superior Waterproof Tweed Overcoatings, Russell Cords, Alpaoas, China Silk, And Other Light Materials for Summer Wear. ,Ali GOODS THOROUGHLY SHRUNK Before being made up. Pl'tterns and Instructions for Solf.Measuromont Aunt free by post, on application. 'A Large and Fashionablo ''OCK OF READY-MADE CLOTHING. OUTFITS TO ENGLAND And ill parts of the World, on th6 Shortest Notice. Moderate Charges. Yirst'class Cutters and Workmen employed on the promises. COOKSON AND BROWN, HUCO&Esozs TO G. AND J. ESPIE, WHIHTE DRESS SHIRTS. The attention of ge...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 9 February 1867
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1867. ON Monday last, the members of the Road Board engaged in an animated discussion in reference to irrigation. We think with the Chairman that it is time something de finite was done by the Road Board towards deciding whether they will give the required guarantee or not; and we think that MIr. Young's motion, which was carried, and the public meeting which it is intended to call, will set at rest the question whether we shall have irrigation or not in this district; for we do not believe that the ratepayers of the Bacchus Marsh district will consent to any Board but their own giving the guarantee for paying the six per cent. interest on cost of construction; so that, if the information asked for firom the Government by MIr. YouNG's motion be not satisfactory, the public meeting of the ratepayers will, no doubt, decide that-it is as well to leave irri gation still in the dim fthure. It will be seen that some difference of opinion exists between members of the...