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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 16 March 1867
GENTLEMEN'S SPRING ANDJ SUMMER CLOTHING. UiR purchases in the Home and Continental 0 ?arkets are now to hand, and to which we lnvlLa special attention,. The Newest Styles of Coatings In West of England Elastics, Ribbs and Moltons, Bliss, of Chipping Norton, celebrated Tweeds, For Riding Trousers and Pants, new mixtures. All the diflbreout makes of West of England and Scotch Trouserings. Fancy French Cashmere and Quilting Vestings. Superior Waturproof Tweed Overcoatings, Russell Cords, Alpacoas, China Silk, And Other Light Materials for Summer Wear. ALL GOODS THOROUGHLY SHRUNK Before being made up. Patterns and Instructions for Self-Measurement sent free by post, on application. A Largo and Fashionable STOCK OP READY-MADE CLOTIHING. OUTFITS TO ENGLAND And all parts of the World, on the Shortest Notice. h1\oderate Charges., First-class Cutters and Workmen employed on the premises. 000KSON AND BROWN, SUCCESSORS TO G. AnD J. ESPIE. WHITE DRESS SHIRTS. The attention of gentlemen requirin...
MELBOURNE, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 16 March 1867
MELBOURNE, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18. M. M'CAw AND ANOTHER, Produce Brokers, Royal Horse Bazaar, Melbourne, report prices realised for the week ending 13th March, 1807, as follows -Maizo (small parcels), from Os. 8}d. to Os. 10d. per bushel; wheat (Victorian), 4s. 5id. to 4s. 9dd.; Cape barley, 2e. Sd. to 8s. id.; feed oats (inferior to good), 2s. Od to Os. Gd.; seed ditto (good to superior), 3s, Gd. to 3s, Od.; blue peas (medium quality), s. ; grey peas (medium to good), 4s. 3d. to es.; perennial grass seed (not much offered yet), 4s, to 7s.; prairie ditto, 7s. 6d. to 10s,; bran, (bags in) is. 2d. to s,. 2d, ; pollard (bags in), is, 2yd, to ls, 4,d.; pressed bay, £1 lOs, to £4 12s. Od, per ton; chaff, £8 lOs. to £8 15s.; pressed chaff, £ 10 ls. to £0 15s.; bacon, 10d, to is, per lb.; hams, lOd. to Is.; colonial cheese, 7;d, to 8id,.; English cheese, is, Id. potted butter, llid. to s., Old.; fresh ditto, 11}d. to is.; lard, Od.1 eggs, Is, d., to is. ld.' per dozen. S'I' MmE ILs.-A good av...
MARKETS. BORDER FLOUR MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 16 March 1867
MARKETS., BORDER FLOUR MILLS. Mlr. James Young reports :-Flour, £11 to 12 ; wheat, 4s, to 4s. 3d, per bushel; bran, ls, 2d, per'bushel; pollard, is. 2d. to Is. ad,
BACCHUS MARSH RACES. FRIDAY, 22ND MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 16 March 1867
BACCHUS MARSH RACES. FRIDAY, 22nd MARCH, The following nominations were made on Tues- &nbsp; day last - BACHUS MARSH HANDICAP, of 40 sobs. Two miles. Nominations,. 1 sov, on 12th March. Acceptances, 2 sovs., night of general entry, Mr. Boyce's br g Snip, aged, Ost Mr. W. Wado's br hl Ugly Buck, 6 yra, 8s 121b Mr. Dan. Robinson's gr g Toryboy, aged, 8st 101b Mr. S. Thompson's b g Cartoucho, aged, 8st Glib Mr. John Fryatt's oh g Chance, aged, Sat 41b Mr. John Fryatt's br g Cardigan, Sat Mr. John Ewart's b in Kitty Darling, 6 yrs, le7t 121b Mr. J. E. Crook's br in Kuled, 5 yrs, 1st 81b Mr. John Tysun's bl g Miduight, aged, 7st 21b FREE HANDICAP IIURDLE RACE, of 20 sovs. About two miles and a half. Over ten fences 8ft 8in high. Nominations on Tuesday, 12th March. Entrance, 1 sov., night of general entry. Mr. S, Cole's ch g Ivanhoe, aged, 10t 7lb Mr. James Kelly's Countess, aged, Oat 10lb Mr. J. E. Crook's br m Kaled, 5 yrs, 9st 10lb Mr. E. H. Wedgwood's br g Rob Roy, 5 yra, 9st ...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 16 March 1867
NEWS OF THE WEEK, There has not been so much interest taken by the public in the proceedings of the Road Board for some time past as was shown last Monday. The cause being that tenders for some large works were to be opened, of which particulars w:ill b found elsewhere, It is to be hoped that, nest year, the funds of the Board will be less absorbed by heavy works in conncetion with the construction of the Main Road, The deputation from the Limekilns also.contributed to enliven the prd. ceedings of the Board. We think the best course was adopted iit appointing a sub-committee to inspect for themselves the causes of complaigt made by the deputation, and have no doubt that the Board will be inclined to deal justly with the Pyreete ratepayers. At the Road Board meeting on Monday last, steps wore taken to put matters right in regard to the day of meeting. The chairman said that the meeting, on the 25th ult., was unanimously in favour of adjourning for a fortnight, and such should have be...
SELECTED POETRY. THE LINKS OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 16 March 1867
SELECTED POETRY. THE LINKS OF LIFE. How precious are the links of life Which bind us one by one, Forming a longthen'd golden chain, In childhood's years begun. Time, who with sure, unerring force Loosens material ties, Rivets anew affection's chain, And weakening power defies, Closely, more closely, do we draw The chain around our hearts, And fondly hope, unbroken still, To keep till life departs. But ah ! in vain—it may not be: When nearer is enwrapt Around our hearts some precious link, By death's rude hand 'tis snapt. The dearest tie that bound our lives Is sever'd and in twain; Still must we mourn the vacant place, Still bear our broken chain. And thus, when from our shatter'd hearts Link after link is fled, When, cheerless, hopeless, all alone, Stern duty's path we tread. God, o'er our dark despairing souls, Still sheds his glorious light, Assures us He our broken links In Heaven will reunite. —Family Herald, PENNA.
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. THE P. and 0. Company's steamer Avoca arrived in Hobson's Bay on Saturday morn. ing last, The news received is not very exciting, but is certainly of a distressing, character. The very severe frosts have caused more than the usual amount of distrees. amongst the poor of London, The Fenians~ agitation still occupies a good deal of atten tion, and the Reform agitation is assuming what may be called a "formidable" appear. ance. Certainly, there is no apathy either amongst Liberals or Conse?vativeo. We give below a full summary of the new8 : Parliament was op-ined to-day by the Queen fi person, Her Mbjesty, in her speech from the throne, of which the following is a summary, states that the present relations of Great Britain with Foreign Powers are satisfactory . Her Mcajsty's Ministers had suggested to the United States a mode of amicable settlement of the questions still pending beoween England and' A.merica, which it was hoped would be mot in a ,'orrespond...
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA. TUESDAY, MARCH 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA, TUEsDAY, MAiSOI 109. In the Legislative Assembly-In answer to a question, Mr. Higinbotham said that the Govern ment had taken steps to circulate the report of the Commission on Education, and by this means they hoped the country would be able to express an opinion upon the matter, before a Bill was brought in. Mr. M'Culloch said the Government intended to amend the Wines, Spirits, and Beer Statute this session. Mr. Dyte called attention to the slate of the Prince's Bridge Industrial School, he asked for the appointment of a commission to inquire into the general management of the place. Mr. M'Culloch said very little disease existed in the institution; the buildings were certainly un suitable, and steps would be speedily taken to have other buildings erected. Thelre was already an officient committee visiting the school every week. The lion. J. F. Sullivan took his seat for Mau~durang. The (Customs Bill was further considered. 'rThe duty upon spirits was deci...
MELTON. MONDAY, MARCH 18. (Before B. C. Porter, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
M E LTON. MONDAY, MARCH 18, (Before B. C. Porter, Esq., J.P.) A. Shebler v. James Minns. Dobt-lOs. 6d. This case had been adjourned from the last sitting. to give Minns an opportunity to procure a material witness. The witness was not forthcoming. Ordered to pnay the amount, with Ss, costs. James 13oatwood v. Michael Parrington. No appearance. A. Shebler v. Arlkell. Debt--fraud summons- £18 18s. Agreement made to pay 30s. per month, 22s. 6d. on the 6th prox. A. Shebler v. Margaret Murdoch. Damages for trespass of hull, £10. Adjourned to April 1st. A. Shebler v. David Murdoch-Trespass. Adjourn ed to 1st April.
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20. (Before Charles Shuter, Esq., P.M., and Dr. Rae, Esq., J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
COURTS OF PETTY SESSIONS. BACCHUS MARSH. WEDNIESDAY, MAIno 20. (Before Charles Shuter, Esq., P.M., and Dr. Rae, Esq., J.P.) DEFAULAING RrATIAYER.-Bacchus Marsh Road Board v. T. Kissoek. Rates, 14., Mr. Musgrave appeared for the Board. Mr. Standfeld, Clerk to the Board, produced the rate-book, with seal of the Board, and deposed that Mr. Kissock was rated at 14s. Mr. G. Grant, Valuer, deposed to being the duly appointed collector of rates, and to having served Mr. Kissook with notice to pay 14s. Mr. Kissock asked what valuation was placed upon Mr. Connoll's property? Mr. Musgravo objected. Mr. Grant read the amount of this valuation, and the amount which had been since fixed by the Board. Several of his valuations had been altered by the Board. Mr. Kissock contended that the valuation-book had been "forged and falsified." Mr. Shutor reproved Mr. Kissock for using such language. He should boj more cautious in making such assertions in open court without foundation. Mr. Kissock desired...
GISBORNE. MONDAY, MARCH 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
GISBBORNE, (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) MoNDAY, MARcl 18. Ti, Board met on the above date. Present Mr. Robertson, in the Chair; Messrs, Junor, Hussey, and Wilson. The minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. Letters sent were read and approved of. Letters were received from--The European Guarantee Society, about Mr. Lightfoot's guarantee. From T. H. Lightfoot, accepting the office of Clerk, &e., on the terms offered. From the Secretary to the Kyneton Shire, inviting the attendance of the Board at KTyneton, on the 22ud instant, to receive the Governor. From Chairman of Public Meet ing at Ararat, inviting co-operation of the Board in petitioning Government on behalf of land selectors, that "the rental may be reckoned as part of purchase money." V'rom the Clerk of' the Woodend, Newham, and Rochford Board, about payment of accounts for works done by that Board in this dis trict. From the Manager of the Gap Tollgate, enclosing statements of accounts, and cheque for propo...
BALLAN. TUESDAY, 19TH MARCH. (Before J. M. Clow, Esq., P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
BALLAN. TUESDAY, 19TI MARCH. (Before J. M. Clow, Esq., P.M.) Mounted Constable Greens v. W. Duncan. Being the owner of a dog that did attack com plainant's horse. Fined 5s., costs 2s. Gd. John Charrington v. Edwin Stephens.-Wages £2 10s. Order for £1 19i. Gd. with costs £1 17s. Mounted Constable Quinn v. Lewis Mills, Larceny, stealing a vest. Conviction, 2 months imprisonment with hard labour. Moses Couseus v. George Butherland.-Threaton. ing languago in a public place. Case withdrawn. Defendant to pay is. costs of recognizance. N. B. Headland v. Sarah Pyke (execution creditor), William Ross, and John A. Smith. In. terpleader. Order made for the person executing distress warrant to proceed with sale of goods seized, with costs £) 17s. Gd. against William Ross and John A. Smith, ameno v. H, Alexander Scott, and Ephraim Babor (execution creditor). Interpleador. Order for II. A. Scott as Manager of the Bank of Australasia, Blackwood, to pay over £53 12s. 7d. monies lodged in the Bank i...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
[CARD.] DR. TWEEDDALE, PROM1 ESSENDON, SURGEON ACCOUCHEUR, Has commenced the practice of his profession AT BACOHUS MARSH, Opposite the National Bank, DR B BONE, M.D., M.B.O.S.E., L.S.A.L, U.U.L,, &o,, Can be consulted at his residence, PARKSIDE COTTAGE, STAMFORD HILL, BACCHUs MARSH. [CARD.] JAMES BALFOUR, TAILOR, CLOTHIER, & HABIT MAKER, AITEBN STREET, :G I SBO R NE. [CARD.] J. OSTLER,. Auctioneer and Commission Agent,, 81 COLLINS STREET EAST, MELBOURNE. MR. MUSBGRAVE, SOLICITOR, WILL ATTEND at the POLICE COURT, Bacchus Marsh, every Wednesday, and cau be CONSULTED on the pluvious Tuesday at the residence of Mr. Harbord. [CARD.] MISS MEIKLE, PENTLAND HILLS, MILLINER & STRAW HAT MAKER. Miss M. will always be in possession of the latest Fashions. Hats cleaned and dyed. Orders to be left at Mr. G. G. PATERSon's, Bacchus Marsh, or Mrs. MEIKLE, Myriuon1g. Barley. Barley. HIGHEST CASH PRICE GIVEN FOR BAR LEY, DELIVERED AT THE BORDER MILLS., BAGS SUPPLIED. THREE THOU...
MARKETS. BORDER FLOUR MILLS. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
MARKET .S, BORDER FLOUR MILLS. Mr. James Young reports :-Flour, .A11 to £12; wheat, 4s. to 4s. Sd, per bushel; bran, Is. 2d. per busheli pollard, s,. 2d. to is. Gd. MELBOURNE, WEDNEsDAB, MAROH 20. ., M'CAw AND ANOTHI R, Produce Brokers, Royal Horse Bazaar, Melbourne, report prices realised for the week ending 20th March, 1887, as follows :-Maize (medium to good), from 3s. 7d. to 3s. 9d. per bushel; wheat (inferior to good), 4s. 4d. to 4s. 8d.; Capo barley, 2s. 10d. to 3s. Id.; feed oats (medium to good), 3s. to 3s. Gd.; seed ditto (good to superior), 3s. Gd. to 3s. 9d.; blue peas (medium quality), es. to is. Gd.; white peas, (medium quality), 4s. to 4s. 3d.; grey peas (seed samples), 4s. 10d. to 5s.; perennial grass seed, s. Gd. to 8,s.; prairie ditto, 8s. to los.; clover ditto, is. 5d. per lb.; bran (bags in), is. 2d. per bushel; pressed hay, £4 10s, to £4 12s. 6d. per ton; chaff, £8 10s. to .£8 15s.; pressed chaff, £6 10s. to £6 12s. 6d.; bacon, 9d. to Is. Old. per lb.; hams, 10d....
BALLAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
BALLAN. (roRM OUR OWN coRRESPoNDENT.) TiIis week I send you a report of our Annual Races, which has been the best meeting' Ballan over had, and it goes to prove what might be done if the people of Ballan were only alive to their local interests. Ballan, before the establishment of a local newspaper, was a town almost unknown. But to-day it can boast of having the greatest number of entries for a Maiden Plato than any town in the whole of the Australian colonies ever had, viz., nineteen entries and seventeen starters, But much more might be accomplished if the supporters of our Annual Races would only establish a permanent Jockey Club, by whom the whole of the business could be transacted during the twelve months, instead of leaving everything to be arranged in a few days by one or two who take interest in the progress of the town. I have maintained, and main tain still, that Ballan will never take ean important position until every institution is established that her present positio...
CORRESPONDENCE. [We are not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondents.] MADDINGLEY CEMETERY. To the Editor of the Express. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
OORRE B ONDNOE. [TV e arc not responsible for the opinions expressed by our correspondcents.] MADDINGLEY CEMETERY. To the .Editor of the E?xpress. Sir--There is a subject which I have often wished to see taken up by the local press, as it is one in which I am sure not a few of your readers are interested-viz., the sadly neglected state in which our cemetery is sufitred to lie from year to year. Surely it is high time that the trustees, whoever they may be, were doing something more than they have ever yet done. Have they no funds`? That can scarcely be, when we all un fortunately know that, during, the bygone years so many of our departed friends and neighbours have found their last restino' place in the \Maddingley burial ground. THe question then comes to be, what is beino' done with the necessarily accumulating fees9 Tn whose keeping are they ? It is time that the gentlemen in charne were tendering to the public an account of their stewardship. NMy object, however, in addressing ...
BALLARAT MARKET. WEDNESDAY, 20TH MARCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
BALLARAT IIARKET., WlTDNESDAY, 20TH MARCH. MESSRS. HEPBURN AND LEONARD report; Fat Cattle: The supply this week on ordinary occasions would not have been equal to require. ments, but as some of our principal buyers had large stocks on hand, sales were the reverse of brisk. Quotations:-Best bullocks, £8 to £12 12s. 6d.; medium ditto, £5 to £6 10s.; inferior, from £3 upwards; cows, at proportionate rates. Fat calves: The few in brought extreme rates. We sold for Messrs. Dougall fifteen, at from £1 19s, to £3 Os. per head, Fat Sheep: We have the pleasure of reporting the fact (lately a most unusual occurrence) of two good drafts of wethers having come forward. One lot, the property of Mr. Neil Black, sold up to 15s.; and the other, Messrs. Chirnside and Hood's, to 14s. 3d. The remainder of the supply consisted of medium and inferior quality, which were very dull of sale at about last week's rates. Quotations: Bost wethers, 13s. to 15s.; good ditto, 10s. to 12s.; medium and inferior, 7s...
MELTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
/MELTON. (Fnom oUn e COInRIESPONiD T.) i a previous communication I showed that the affairs of the School were not every= thing that could be desired. I. now return to the subject, and hero I would state that nothing contained in these remarks is intended as a reflection on the teachers. So long as Mr. Scott and .lMiss Lambio faithfully and honestly disclhargo the duties of their posi tions, and fullfil the conditions of the agree ment entered into by them with the Local Committee they cannot be blamed, and I may frankly state that I have never heard any one express as much as a doubt on this head. Nay, more; I am well aware that the Committee and the parents of the children are quite satisfied with the teachers, and so far as my own personal knowledge (though that is very limited in this case), I have not the smallest objection to urge against either of them. After the evidence of utter neglect of all the affairs of tihe School supplied by th records of the proceedings of the Commi...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Bacchus Marsh Express — 23 March 1867
BIRTH. TURNwnLL.-On the 16th instant, at Blackwood Flour Mills, Pentland Hills, Mrs. James Turn bull of a son. DEATHS. BSYrIINToN.-On the 17th inst., at Bacehus Marsh, Mr. William Symington, aged 64 years. JAIEs.-Died in 1848, at the residence of her brother-in-law, Now Norfolk, Tasmania, of con sumption, in the 27th year of her age, Mary, wife of Mr. Henry James, late Queen's Wharf, Melbourno,. See Port Phillip Patriot, 1843.