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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
Britsh hero .. .\ . ,. JI I I - . - Per Ton l,.-rs ,n-hing unde.r O tons ... ... (£1 t oi or io tons and under 20 315 0 ovwr 20 ...) ... ... 12 6 T'll EOD&lt;HItE. SABELBEIEG. Proprietor. Golconda Quartz Crush ing Machine. TUNITED KING1)DOM. -0 R I.\TI'j for C!tUSIIING - '.nl tom; and under ;; ... £1 o0: 0 (Over ti n tols tier urrecment.i GEIlARD PENDLEBUIRY, Proprietor. Connelly's E achine. ALEXANI)DRA. r1A'i'ES FOIt CIU'IIiNG : 10 Tons and under ... ... ... £1 0 0 Over ten IOIne as per ngreementt IHEALEY & JONES, Proprietors. i Ili01o ?lh of $?tt.tlplia. S-? "IABIL'IY UNLIMITED. PAID rUP CAP'ITAL ... :£1, 50,000. RESERVE FUND ... ... £260,000. ALEIANIDRA AGENCY. Gold Bought at Melbourne Prices. Current Rates of Interest Allowed on Deposits, and General Banking Business transacted. J. P. BAINIItIDGE, Agent. AN AGENCY of THIS RANK will be OPENED AT LATURAVILLE, RASPBERRY CREEK, On the 10th tnstant, fur tih transaction of G::: N AL' BANKINGo BUelNESs. A. B. BOYD, - ll...
Postal Arrangements for 1888. ALEXANDRA POST OFFICE ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
allit.il 31rrangrttnrlrt?ufr IA88. ALEiXANDI!A POST OFFICE AR RIVAL AND DAISPATCHH OF MAILS. Town. JMale Arrive. Mails Cloe, Yes *e:flmorne Ii l,.layy. "I hiet- Inonday, Wedna. I noon ,.,y ,awl .?atiu- ?dwya.and Frtlda?.. JamIeson R tood's ohnt/ ?tnnd:ys,yevedns- ` ondays, Wednes Mertonwood day,, and Frl- iays, and Frl LMebournoo . aye, at ~ .0 p.m. lays, at 1 p.m. Darlngford I Sunday, noon. Sunday. 9p.m. Newspapera and registered letters are required to be posted one hour prior to the time appointed for cl sing malls. J. PETEitrKIN, Postmaster.
DONOVAN'S CREEK. May 28, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
DONOVAN'S CREEK. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) ..-- -...... .--May 28, 1868. To redeem my promise to you I send the following advice relative to Donovan's Creek. I arrived here on Tuesday last from Alex- andra, and I confess I was as much pleased as surprised at the prospects I saw in the stone piled in the Prospecting claim. There is a tidy machine in process of erection, the property of Messrs Hogan and Mc'Dougall who, you may count, view the locality as it deserves. The evil of leasing large extents of ground has found its way hither, and many a hard-working man is thereby de- barred from holding a claim on this line. Three miles farther down the creek, at the junction of Bear's Creek with it, is another lease on which also are to be found good prospects in a well-defined and large reef. In Bear's Creek there is a party of miners who seem content with their fortune. It would not be wise for any poor man to rush here, unless he first supplied himself with the necessaries to last s...
GHIN GHIN. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
GHIN GI N. We have made a personal visit to this gold-field, celebrated for the legal proceedings which have engaged the attention of our courts of law fIr a considerable time past. Lately the place has been subjected to oneofthose dull fits always experienced in every new gold-field. Within the past few days, however, a considerable reaction has set in, anre Ghin Ghin promises once more to be one of the most important gold-fields in this district. Along the line of the original prospecting claim the ground is being thoroughly worked, and there is still a oonsi:erablo amount of sold being obtained. There are at present upwards of 300 men along this lin). At right angles to the Palestine lead there are Paddy's -duily, BeStchman's Gully, Rult several others in which excellent prospects have been obtained from the surface to the bed rock ; but at present the water is scarce, and the miners are busy making dams and erecting puddling machines. Upwards of twenty of such machines are now c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
MISCELLANEOUS. &nbsp; &nbsp; Educational. A. M. D. G.—CONVENT OF OUR IMMA- CULATE LADY OF MERCY, Carlton &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Gardens, Fitzroy, Melbourne.—YOUNG LADIES' First class BOARDING and DAY SCHOOLS, founded 1857.—The Course of Instruction includes every branch of a through English Education, the French language, drawing, use of the globes, plain &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; and ornamental needlework. Extras are pianoforte, &nbsp; harp, singing, painting, German, Italian, and dancing. &nbsp; The 1ria, attend daily. &nbsp; &nbsp; . i' l t l 'luve II .eII . lf it . U:1 / .ii~ r . a. m. Payment quarterly, in advance, a deduction &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; for sisters. Three months' notice required p revious &nbsp; to the removal of a pupil. Terms may be known by application to the Mother Superior. Infant and middle-day Schools are attached to the Convent. Hou...
Alexandra Times. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS "Vcritas, Vincit Omnia." TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
Alexandra Times. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY MORNINGS "Veritsu; Wincit Ounuaia." TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1868. In making our first appearance at Alexandra on the great and important platform of journalism, we, with all politeness, raise our hat from off our head and, bending our body as gracefully as possible, beg fervently` to express the hope that peace, happiness, and prosperity may rest, increase, and abide with all the inhabitants of this growing, extensive, and important district. &nbsp; We have cast our lot amongst the people of Alexandra, first, in compliance with the expressed wish of a large and influential public meeting, representing the commercial and mining interests of the district ; and, secondly, because we can clearly forsee that Alexandra and the surrounding districts contain the elements of future greatness, progress, and prosperity. Nature has been unusually prolific in distributing around Alexandra gold in great abundance, and, in addition to this, when...
JERICHO. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
JERICHO. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] A public meeting was held at Poole's Golden Age Hotel, Jericho, on Friday eve- ning last, for the purpose of taking steps to have the dray track cut from the top of the spur into that township. C. B. Chandler, Esq. in the chair. After alluding to the pur- pose for which the meeting had been called, The Chairman said there was no question at all about the necessity of a dray track being cut into the town. It was a matter of great importance to the diggers and store keepers of the whole district. He considered that they alone were to blame for the work not being carried out before now ; for if the attention of the Government had been drawn to this matter, he had no hesitation in saying that they would have been enjoying the benefits of a good road to the Jordan &nbsp; long ago. &nbsp; Mr. R. J. Donaldson had to state that at the request of Mr. Pool and himself, Mr. Lawlor had kindly con...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
ýlctuýtisqlletgtt, FOR SALE. A SPLENDID Corner Allotment, GRIAN'r-STIEET, ALEXANDRA. Hotel (THE ROYAL MAIL) AND Outhouses. The BES1 SI1 UA TED Ilotel in Alex andra. Allotment 5. Section 1, 66 feet frontage to Grant street, and 347 feet frontage to Downey streit in all 413 feet of frontage in the heart of the town. The Royal Mdail Hotel, which occupies the corner of the allotment, is fully fitted up, and suitable for doing the largest bar tra de in the township. -on Apply to M. RAPHAEL, Auctioneer, Land and Hotel Broker, Grant street, ALEXANDR A. FOR SALE. " A MOST ALLOTMENT FRONTING GRANT-STREET, ALEXANDRA. B EING allotment 4, section 1, 60 feet frontage Pto Gtant-stroeet, contaniing.-aeoros. Thi is one of the best BUSINESS ALLOTMENTS in the township, and should. be Immediately secured by any party desirous of es tablishing a first-class trade. Apply to M. RAPHAEL. Auctioneer, Landand Hotel Broker, Grant-street, A L E X -A ND R A. For Sale. A FIRST-CLASS NEW SPRING OART, and Well-mo...
THE MINES. ALEXANDRA. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
THE MINES. ALEXANDRA. &nbsp; The Homeward Bound Prospecting claim had a crushing last Saturday of 40 tons of quartz, yielding 509oz. 16dwt., and 17 tons of mullock, which gave 26oz. 6dwt.—in all 535oz. 16dwt. A dividend of L119 5s, per 16th share was paid on Saturday last, which with wages amounted to nearly L2,000 distributed by this company in one day for about six weeks work. One satisfactory feature connected with this claim is that this large sum-both wages and dividends-is retained in the immediate neighborhood, and will go to advance the prosperity and develop the resources of the district, in one form or another. The Company has been registered, but scrip will not be issued until the 5th inst. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Albert Company, No. 2 Lucky.-This claim which has now yielded 6,975 ounces of &nbsp; gold from 792 tons of stone to date-as shown by the returns published in another...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
Local and General News. We are compelled to hold over several advertisements and a quantity of other matter for want of space. The postal arrangements between Alex- andra and Melbourne are of a most unsatis- factory character. Apparently we are favored &nbsp; with a daily mail, inasmuch as one mail is despatched from this place every day - the first at one o'clock p.m., via Yea, by which letters are delivered in Melbourne on the following Wednesday morning. The second at six o'clock, a.m., next day, via Doon, meets the Jamieson mail at that place, and is delivered in Melbourne also on Wednes day morning. There are virtually but three mails per week to Melbourne, and the extra mail service is useless, as regards corres- pondence with the metropolis. This evil could be remedied in a very simple manner, by running the mail to Doon daily, instead of tri-weekly as at present. We would then enjoy an actual privilege, and not an apparent one, by a trifling outlay on the part of the...
SEPARATION COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 2 June 1868
SEPARATION COMMITTEE. A meeting of the Separation Committee was held at the Commercial Hotel (Milligan's) on Saturday, 30th May, 1868-Mr F. Coster in the chair. Moved by Mr. Milligan, and seconded by Mr Bainbridge-" That Mr. Henry Perkins be requested to proceed to Melbourne, and, with Mr. Pendlebury, to attend before the Commissioner of Roads and Railways on the 2nd prox. to oppose the inclusion &nbsp; of that tract of country between Alexandra and the Junction of the Acheron and Little River, within the area of the proposed road district of Yea, and to urge upon the Commissioner that no part of the area included in the petition from the Alexandra Road District-appointed to be heard on the 22nd June next-be included in the road district of Yea." Carried. Moved by Mr Branch, seconded by Mr Milligan : "That Messrs Perkins and Pendlebury be appointed a deputation to represent the views of the Alexandra &nbsp; Committee, on the foregoing subject." Carried. Moved by Mr C...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 5 June 1868
I 1: E N 11 t : I I C i :I 1'1P I' .' l IcY Cl.eni ts to II. I ii. lir.ce Napohtor, I.. IS. Ihise !tflthtr r i tIn ' t? s present the niost ree:'rt wedi.:,l Il:."~v"r fo hu'nded on I ie principtles of ch,.i strv . ., thertne:tties. 'they must not bet comt fl. it i ,with 'et1, ir qulck medicines, nas their nm,.nw. s': Iv intiicRiat their caritposition ; a cirllust r ltll,' vlwith bs rausetd tlhen to be aIp preciat. t: at'i nrscrierl hr tilhe faculity in the whole iw rld. I thy wi !rlv tdifiTr from those nu lnerous t:ttdig s tlit dvertie d in tlhel public papers as cnlpnlh'r rn, Iare every possible diearse, as- they are applli;uhl, only to hit a very few complaints. The mint strin.,e;nt laws exist In Franra with re gard to lt ''e .lie of Ilnt li-al preparations, and only those whi.ih ha lnve ti'drgone en examination by tihe Atcaimv of Medi.tine. andi have proved efllca cious, itl:,t : in the II.lsplitls or in tile practice of the firit ..dic. ntutu. tire authtristd by tihe Go vermllnl...
To the Editor of the Times. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 5 June 1868
flo the Editor of the 'imes. SIn,--A a school-boy, badly provided with books, and having some spare time every evening after school hours to devote to mental culture, I have to request that you will have thekindness to lay before the people of Alexandra the necessity of establishing n readin g-room in the town, which can be resorted to at (sao) one shilling per week. I myself would find, apart from other advantages, much relaxation from the arid study of science, which my rigorous teacher imposes upon me, and a perfect knowledge rf which is so rigorously enacted by this gentleman of science. If you would afford me space in your valuable journal, I would call for the solution of a question now and then, with the view of exciting in the minds of some of the young people attending school a very laudable emulation; egotism shall by no means actuate my conduct in this regard. I remilnl i.- e-Edit ors, Your obedient servant, JOHN O'CONon.
WOOD'S POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 5 June 1868
WOOD'S POINT. [CFROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.J Leviathan Amalgamated G. M. C., Black River.-This company washed up on Friday last, the yield being 337 oz. 15 dwt. A dividend of 10s. per share has been declared, paynble on the 7th inst. United G. AM. C.--Mr R. Bailey has during the last fortnight heen crushing stone from this claim at the Edward's machine. Between 180 ann 200 tons have been put through the mill ; the yield so far is 160 oz, the washing up is not yet finished. The anniversary of the birth of our beloved Queen,,though not-celebrated with the izeal of Wood's Point in iti brightest days, it ftll' evinced -that -loyalt- was far from-extinct amongst us. Places of business were closed, and flags displlayedl. At 19 o'clock a salute of twenty-one guns was fired from the Post Office. ''The Post Office buildings and the Council Chambers were tastefully decorated with bunting, and surmounted with the red cross flag of St. George and Old England. The day was such an one as only can...
To the Editor of the Alexandra Times. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 5 June 1868
'o the Editor of the Alexandra Times. Sln,-Your arrival in this' township has caused a general feeling of satisfaction, for now, that we have a paper of our own, we can make our wants known. and communi cate with each 9ther on matters of public i interest. with an ease and rapidity not hitherto within our reach. My object in writing to you at present is to solicit your powerful influence in getting a Publio Library at once established in our township. If a few of us were to meet and make a start, no matter how small, the thing would grow rapidly, and I have no doubt but that we would within a short time K have. not only a respectable library but a reading and lecture room. I throw out this suggestion, hoping that it may lead to some practical result. I am, Sir, Your obedient servant, A WORKING MAN.
Original [?]netry. CUPID'S LOVE LESSON; or, THE PROPER WAY TO COURT THE YOUNG LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 5 June 1868
brighitl , nertrii. -4-- CUPID'S LOVl LESSON; i or, THE PROPER WAY TO COURT T?E YOUNG LADIES. -----Euroka,-ma-rune,lI-will-giveyou -my -beosin.? For ypu. taught me the precepts .f Cupid's lav How to climb up the ladder and act the tra part- i?n ti-h g-&rrin iatoirii f youiing laiy'slii-?e?t When you feel inlclination for some little sport, Andl think it is time the young ladies to court, Remember this trick, for I tell you no lie: The ihst point to gain is the young lady's Eye. And wlhen on this errand you further advance (Neither learnt I in Spain, nor learnt I in Franco), But I learnt the great truth in young Cupid's. love land The next point to gain is the squeeze of her hand Like balm in the air we with pleasure inhale As we wander along by some charming bright vale, It thrills through our veins, and baptises i?n bliss The fragrance that's breath'd from a sweet lady's. kiss, So far you're aloft in the midst of the storm, And most surely you then will great wonders perfor...
ALEXANDRA QUARTZ MINES. PFRMANENT REGISTER OF CRUSHINGS AND YIELDS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 5 June 1868
ALEXANDRA QUARTZ MINES. -0000 IIZ\I ANi.:NT REGISTER OF CICUSIIINGS AND YIELDS. lThlis Re,,iktr. wi\\l \I, continued in every issue. The quantities of quartz crushed, aind yields or oi]l !irun ,l l I . , mines in the district will be added every week, also the ruling pric.'- ot lhal:,.. '1'1. , i uiir.d infornmation will be obtained from the best sources, and ev~ry cur iinld :hi*,itimn ill be given to make this llegister a thoroughly relable record of th e proir'.- of moini g, opI.rations on this gold field. Froin Ili1 tale-. i.li,?i may be seen (by the letter R) whicthera compnnvis registered; the til?rl of ii, iie':i cri ushing operations; the date ; qutantities crushed, andt yields of I:st criihiit.rs; trh total quantities treated from each claim, anti yield of gold therefroii ; thel ivr\ti;g viells, nrd prices of shares, and number of shares in each company. N.Ii.-Noi rleports of crushin;s or yields will be received or inserted in this Register unless fully corroborated. AveragI...