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Correspondence. (To the Editor of The Times.) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
(To the Editor of The Times.) Sir-In jutica to myself I big to make a few remarks in refutation of the statement made by Mr W. V. Smith, in his address to the Bench in the cdls of Gould v. Sons of Freedom claim, Godfrey's Creek, .Mr Smith, as I am informed, accused me of finding a portion of the niney to enable Gould to jump the Sons of Freedom claim, Now, Sir, I beg to state that I have never had any transactions with Gould, with the ex caption of paying him 10s to peg out a claim for me, of which I was put in pos session by the Warden, to save me the ex, penq~ of a journey to Godfrey's Creek, nor Ihd I at any time any conversation with him relating to the Sons of Freedom or any other caie. If I had been in Court at the. time, I 1should have asked the Warden to. allow me to contradiot the statement on oa:h, Trusting you will insert thip, I am, Sir, &o., JOSEPHI C..GUNDRY , Gs;;l~r;;;s;·~-rey'f
ALEXANDRA ROAD BOARD. Tuesday, June 15th, 1869. Present: J. Petorkin, Esq., (Chairman), Messrs Perkins, Coster, and Whiting. Minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
ALEIXANDRlA ROAD BOARID. Tuesday, June 15th, 18G9. Present: J. Potorkin, Esq., (Chairmau), Messrs Perkins, Coster, and Whiting. Minutes of provious meeting were read and confirmed. CO RRESPONDENCE. From Secretary to the Mansfield Shiro i Council with reference to the outlay for re pairs to bridges on the Doon and Mansfield road. From HI- Thesdorff, of the Goulburn Ferry, requesting a reduction of license fee for such ferry. From the Under Treasurer respecting payment of subsidy, and relative to taxes on toll-houses. From Mr Knowles, applying for a reduction of his license fee for the Eildon punt, and offering to sell the punt at a reasonablo price. From Mr Bain, Enoch's Point, requesting the expenditure of L10 on a portion of the road between Dar lingford and Enoch's Prriut, The correspondenes was thus dealt with The Clerk was instructed to write to the Secretary Mansfield Shiroe Council, statingthat the Board would pay ludf the expense in curred in repairing the bridges alluded to....
No Title [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
Sin, -We theundersigned heartily endorse the sentimer.ts of your Mlanefield correspon dent in reference to the state of the road alluded to, and we consider that a very smqll sum properly expended would make our part ofit passable for the winter. Feeling con fident that the crowing importance of this town entitles us to call the immediate attention of the Alexandra Road Board to this matter, and trusting that you will wield your gray goose quill in our behalf, We are. Sir, yours respectfully, Cronin and O'Callnaghln, Storekeepers.'T', N. Jewell, storekeeper, A lBunny, storekeeper, J. J. Downing, S. J. Rossenu, produce denaler, Finn Brothlrs, general merchants, Thomas Cutnmming Baker.
ALEXANDRA WARDEN'S COURT. Tuesday, June 15th. (Before the Warden, A. P. Akehurst, Esq) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
ALEXANDRA WALRDEN'S COURT. Tuesday, June 15th. (Before the Warden, A. P. Akehurst, Esq ) Bartlett v Dwvyer. Mr V. Smith and Mr Emerson for plaintiff, Mr Coster for defendant This was an application to refrain defendant from interfering with plaintiff's buildings on a certain allotment of ground known as Dwyer's prospecting claim, called Cashel Cestlo. .... Mr V.: Smith stated that he would prove that his client had purchased the !ground from Blain, who had previously purchased from Farrell, and that the ground was occupied as a residence site before Dwyer had taken ulp as a quartz claim. A. Bartlett, sworn. Purchased the ground from Blain who held it from Mr Farrell. Dwyer has interfered with me. He served a notice on me not to build on his prospect ing claim. He dug a hole a. foot deep on the ground.. Philip Dwyer, sworn, stated that he originally held the ground'as a prospecting claim. It was again taken up by his brother under miner's right. Never gave Bartlett " permission to bu...
(To the Editor of the Alexandra Times) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
(To the E'ditor of the Alexandra Tinmes) Sln,-Allow me through the medium of your paper to express a hope that it is the intention of the Alexandrai Road Blo:rd to expend part of thee public money collected, towards the improvement of the road between Morton and Godfrey's Creek- The sum re. quired for that purpose would be small, but oven were it larger we should think that very little consideration would lead to the conclusion that the attainment of an object so desirable far excccds the pccuniary outlay, more especially as the inhab:itants of God frey's Creek are themselves ratepayers, and therefore entitled to a portion of the money collected for the improvement of their own road. It is well known that Mansfield is the agriculLural district which supplies tl e marke'k at Godfrey'es, and the condition of the road alluded to by which the supplies are sent is equally well known. But the diffi culty of conveyance wh:ch now exists is trifling compared [to what will be the cas when win...
ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
UNION 13\NIC OP AIJST~R LIrA. Yurri Irr· CAPITAL' L "." ."" n Li.nItItrrs oR SuILrnorIOr.xr.O UNLI3IITUD. An Aiomv of this Winnk wil Ihe oprrnd it (JODF IEYS CERIEK, on or about the 2Iat:inst.. for the trarR.O(tOn cf GINEIAL 1IASKINO BUSINESS. J. P. J3BAIN3hlIDGEE, Agent, Alexnndro.) UNION BANK OF AUISTRALIA. Establlehed 1838. I .PAID UP CA'IT'AL ... £1,250,000 RIEsI:RVI FUNDS ... £400.000. LIAIIILrITY OF SH AREHIOLDEP. UNLIMITED. ALEXANDRk AGENCY. Gil'l)bIoght. Current Ratoe of. Tntereit allowed on D)eposts, unni General Banlcking Business transauted. J. 1'. BAINBRIDGE, Agent..
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
Xruse s Fluid lalgnesia. ".1 ,k' 111 1 . First-cleass Certificate, Exhibition, 1862. Plize Mbolae, Exhibition, 18G.-7, J 'RUIE'S FLUI M.AGNEfSIA iobtried th only Prize Me !ul awnrr d bi thi. Jururs o 1the Exhibiltin nf 18 ;G and FiGi7. Mr 0. ('enln, Newloury', an.ialysls showed that Knruse's Flull, 3fgne.ih was rie"ar in stlline nrt teriIl, anrd tieoadly doiuhle the sIreaullt uof ly ltherC Vtlhtl hTfngh esia exhibit I. Krune's Fluihd Mai.'eha as ptrtheul:.rly recomn mended in all cases of ihr:n:em tnt of the digestive prganns. It is n corrietive of nci!itly ; an l durlng the heat of stumr;er its gteotle pcrie?t qualities ren'elr it a )lhoanetii Tedietlne of great value. In the treit tmenit of the disorders of aithihren its use will be fotuani most n ithin and berlflehd. It foirmsi a mnnst lleliiousl Stunmer Iernullht tllten witlh KRIINE'? S?ItUL' (1i b.ASPIIEILItY AND, I:EI'fMON. first adding two parts of water to one of Majlnesia. For full partfcu'ars eeo hand bills accompanying" e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
( v rte nm entt cItertis qtIqTt , V. R. APPLICATIONS FOR MINING LEASES. IN pursuance of the Act of Parliament 29 Vie toria No. 291 section 41, it is hereby notified that after the expiration of one month from the date hereof it is intended to grant the leases under mentioned- iBeehworth District. Goulburn Division, Ale andra Lease No. 1122. G. 'endllhury and another, 15 years, 13Sa 2r 21p, Ghin Ghin. Lease No. 1172, J. 'Peterkin, 15 years,l'tna or 33p, Alexandra. J. F. SULLIVAN, Minister of Mines. Office of Mines, Melbourne, 4th June, 1I69. APPLICATION FOR MINING LEASES. TN pursuancen of the Act of Parliament, 29 Vie torin, No. 291. Section 41, it Is hereby noti. fled that after the expiration of one month Iroem tie date hereof it is intended to grant the lenses under mentioned. Bcclworlt Disraicl, Gw'lburn Division ( IV.od's Pointh), Lease No 1124, It. W, Bllythman, 14 years, 8.t Or 18p, Waverly Reef, left branch of Goulburn River. Lease Non 1125. W. TI, 'tItthews, 15 years, On Ir ...
WOOD'S POINT. (From our own Correspondent) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
WOOD'S POINT. (From our own Correspondent) The amateur concert in aid of the Mec hanics' Institute (which has been the subject or conversation for the last fortnight) came offlasit night with more than "eclat." At half-past seven nearly all the seats were occupied, and those who had the misfortune to come late found themselves minus places At eight o'clock the building was crowdrd and looking from the stage, nothing was to be seen but a sea of heads eagerly looking forward for the opening of the concert. Th'le Wood's Point band enlivened the township by playing some 'popular airs through the streets prior to its arrival at the Institute. The building, whichu was formerly the Wesleyan Chapel, bat. ,now 'u,,rrehbsed by the Institute, seemed to have put on quite a new fhce. A stage having been erected at the upter eand, tastefully decorated with ireen bnize enlivened here and there with heavy gold fringe. 'I'wn pianos, kindly lent to the committee by Messrs Vincent and -s.%4 er,- gave ...
ALEXANDRA POLICE COURT Thursday, January 17th. (Before A. P. Akehurst, P.M. and Messrs Peterkin and Webster, J.P.'s) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
ALEXANDORA POLICE COURT -4--- Thursday, January 17th. (Bofore A. P. Akehurst, P.,?-, adll lt[es.rs Peterkin and Webster, J.P.'s) John Robinson v Marshall and HaImra. Mr Emerson for defotnants. 'This was a claim of L15, for commission, horse hire, and drawing copy of lease, L2 134 G(d had been paid into Court, leng) oadtance admnitted by the defendan:s. Verdict for the amount, less L3 is exponses. W. Spurling, Scab Inspector v J. and W. Bon. Information under the S.ab Aot. W. Spurling, sworn: Inspected a fltck of sheep at Miller's. Ponds. Dfliodants were present. Found five scabby sheep. They were on dofendant's station, and had his brand. ;There "were 5,00 sheep. Er amined more than half,' and fbund the scab insect on five only.: Two of the sheep were worse 'than thl others ' They cnust have shown about a fortnight. The defendants called . John Walker, sworn: Was overseer for J. and W. Bon. Some of Aitkin's sheep had broken in amongst their sheep. This was a fortnight before Mr Spur...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 18 June 1869
AUSTRALIAN ALNCANCE ASSURANCE Estalialshed for Fire Tnsmrance. Assurance of Lives, Fidelity Gunarntee, Endowment and Annuities. Principal Oflce. : 83 Elizabeth-street. and 2 Collins-street west. Melbourne. Capital-250,000). 1Empowered under Special Act of Parliament. Vie. No CCCV. I)II;ECTrous : ~ThF Hon. Robert Sterling Anderson, M L O. n Chn i rman. John Halley, IEnq, J P. M L A, Hon James Stewart Johnson. Lion Captain M'Mahon. M L A. Michael O('GrOdy.Esq,J P, M L A Hon David Elliot Wilkie, Mi ), DM L A f i. . Maotherwell. Mf. . j W. Gilbee. Surgeon. By special Enactment the funds of the Life Branch are reserved solely for its use, and separate from the other branches of the Company's business. The distinctive features of this company, are, that the profits realised in each branch of the business, Fire. Life, nod Guarantee are shared in by the policy holders. IfIjPFlre Insurnnces effected at current reduced rates of premiums MICHA EL O'GI ADY. Managing Director. Agent for Alexandr...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 25 June 1869
rinpuunbiugs. ALEXANDRA - Impounded at Alexandra 25th May, 1869.-One bay horse, black points, J. reversed. broken hobbles Une black mare, white on near hind foot, three legs of a man over like C M near shoulder (writing U), blotch off shoulder, broken hohbles One bay horse, PhI near slsulder, eloff shoulder On 28th May One bay mare, white face, near hind loot white TG near chock, If' not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 30th June, 1869. On 8th June, lsa--Blay msay mnare, ItAL oveS diamond near shoulder, WS over E1 near rump. Chesnut mare, white face, - through centre of circle oiff shoulder, I'A over AiF near shoulder. Black horse, hind foot white, three legs of a man over 11 near shoulder, Black mare, blaze, sore back, FA near shoulder. Strawberry bull, JC off rump. If not claimed and expenses paid, to be sold on 14th July, 1869. ANDREW ARMSTRONG, Poundkeeper Goveiiment duredin qmqtgns, V. " ? R. PREPARATION OF GENERAL ELECTORAL. LISTS DURING TIlE WEEK ENDING lsr DAY OF SEP...
(To the Editor of the Alexandra Times. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 25 June 1869
(To the Editor of the Alexandra " Times. Sir,-Allow me through the medium of your. valuable journal to ask two questions and I shall pause for a reply. 1st-What is being done with the money collected for the Hospital? 2nd-When do the Trustees of the Cemetry intend to put a fence round the sacred remains of the dead? Your obedient servant, ONE WHO MAY I?UQUtRE THE USE OF THE HOSPITAL, AND HOPES TO BE DECENTLY TREATED AFTER HE IS DEAD, .
Correspondence. (To the Editor of The Times.) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 25 June 1869
(To the Editor of 1he Times.) SRn,-'lhe manner in which some of the scholastic establishmerits of Victoria are con ducted has often been the subject of corn ment in your columns, and this can not be wondered at when it is known that the pupil in many instances outstrips the pedagogue in his knowledge of almost every branch of learning which he pretends to teach. There are others, howevi, thei " Phil MI'Quade" school who delight in mystifying their juvenile pupils, and instead of enlightening merely bucceed in bewildering the youthful mind. A curious instance of this sort, I have heard on reliable authority, haplened in a school, on a flourishing goldfield not 100 miles from Alexandra. A class of young children were being taken through a spelling lesson, and a very good system was being pursued, viz., that of asking the pupil the meaning of the word just spelt. The word "happinoss" had been. given and the question as to its import put. One little lady answered, " I would be happy if ...
A TRIP TO MELBOURNE., No. VIII. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 25 June 1869
A TRIP TO MELBOURNE., No. VIII. * On Saturday morning I awoke about break o~;f day, according to my usual custom, bat 'felt conscious that the brandy, porter, and oysters of the previous evening had pro duced anything but a satisfactory effect upon my head, so. after a few yawns and turning round for relief, I thought of the the folly of drinking more than one actually requires, and was getting convinced that there was nothing like absolute teetotalism. "How many such resolutions have been made in the morning that have disap)eared like the early dew on the grass. Those morning theadaches are loud rappings at the door of intellect by reason and common sense saying, " Let me in, let me in," yet notwithstanding their benevolent intentions, they very sel dom get admitted. Amidst these reactions and half -formed resolutions, I went to sleep, and slept soundly for three hourz longer. When I awoke, the general aspect of affairs had improved, but still I did not feel alto gether right, so a...
YEA ROAD BOARD. Wednesday, June 16th, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 25 June 1869
Y.E4 ROAUD BUOARD. Wednesday, June 16th, 18609. Present: . Mess r Sloan (Chairman), Grant, O'Dea, M'.Kay, and.Smith. iThe minutes of' previous meeting were read and oonfirmL.. OiUaitEPONDENOR. From X Bkldimbl itge Alexandra, sttiting that he could iot return the. Board's promissory note, and that to. draw. on the amount to their credit, they should act as he had repeatedly advised the Board's solicitor. Movred by Mr Grant, "?That the Clerk be instructed to write to, the dog officer, to. seno in. an account before the next ordinary meeting of the Board of all moneys received by him on account of the Board."' Seconded, by Mr Sloan and carried. Moved by MIr M'1Kay, " That the recorn-. emendation of the Publio Works' Committee of filling up the east end of the second bridge: neal. Webster's, on the Broadford road, be. adopted." Seconded. by Mr Grant and carried. Mr Grant gave notice that he. would at the next meeting of the Ifirtrid move, " That . a former resolution of the Board ar'poi...
Wednesday, June 23rd. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 25 June 1869
Wednesday, June 23rd. -4# Present.: Messrs Sloan (Chairman), Grant,; O'Dea, M'Kay, and Smith. The minutes of the previous meeting were reams nzm & 'ti ' re at1L i ..... '..... T.--r?ini-. 4 hFromlr Mausger Tnio an I i saying that the required signatures being at tached to an agreement, Messrs Sloan and O'Dea, if so authorised by the.Board, might) sign cheques which would be honored. From the Australian Alliance Assurance. Com pany,, requesting the Chairman's signature ranifying, the Clerk's guarantee. Firom Mr Motherwell, requesting- a settlement. of his account for contracts executed. From Mr R. Greig, Alexandra, mentioning his mis take of the time of: meeting _of the Board, and saying . he would henceforth be punctual. From' the Chief Secretary,. directing the Clerk to make the. proper in-. quiries about the numbers of the " Govern-. ment Gazette" stated not to have arrived. SAn account. was. received. from. Mr John Brackenbury, Dog Officer to the Board, showing his receip...
ALEXANDRA POST OFFICE. ARRIVAL AND DESPATCH OF MAILS [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 25 June 1869
ALEXANDIHA POST OFFICE. .AR ItVAL A ND E DESPA.TCII OF MAILS Town. Miio:. Arriv. i 31ti Closr. Y ta 'Tlle' 1'i avVl Ill '1 +l" . !a 3,tl I V. Wt.,ll hiin wr >, al> .,it turia', at dt d .y a Id frfl.tly .,!,ý,an no ) 11 am. at 1::;) p.m. Via litot tos to ar? ? re+; 1Mflon day, Toln.r... Tur.,a.y, Thurld .v.. Wto's Pohint ,- ta. and Friday, anI .aturday, at l'o n., at I'.4.5 aln. G a a.. trelboorne J Darlt nlford ... Snday, noon. l Sunda. 0 p.m. N o latapn.r and rnt.viarr'i I,:ttrx are requlrlfd to Ibe ponie'i onu hlour riaor to til me tttt ppointed for clrosltl Mtoey Orders can now bO o.btalnc( at tlta Office from 1o n.m., to :t p3m. 1(harlo, ptvz:lo in Victorta-L5 and under, dl; T.10 and u0ndter, 1x, (Colonit-o,--.-, and ldclller t; L0 anld trnder. 28. (romit Iritain nd lrrel:lnt.--lT antl tilndir. Ir: T.L5 alnd under. 9s &l LI ailt uni:r, .;s c&lt; ; .lI atnd un|t r, .5, Teh?rtrnphia l\eag.t,tles can hI transmlitted thlroullh this office. on pavnant of the; fe...