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Original Poetry. DIAMOND CUT DIAMOND. "When Greek meets Greek then comes the tug of way." [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

Driginlt tnrtrq. DIAMOND CUT.DIAMOND. "When Greek meets Greek then comes the tug of iwar." I knock'd at the gate of the Muses, A. poet I wanted to be. I climb'd,-but I only got bruises. The gate wouldn't open to me. So, now I betake me to rhyming ; 'Twill do very well in a song, Parnassus I won't bother climbing. And the Muses may go to Hong Kong. In Ireland there was an old cripple Who lived in the County Tyrone ; A weaver, by name Peter Nipple, A comical name you will own. Some other trades also ho joln'd, As, forging bank notes ; also, thieving, And some people said that he coln'd. Now Peter began to feel lonely Thro' leading a bachelor's life (Ills years numlbered forty-two only). lle thought he would marry a wife. A nelhbour, one Patrick McClancy, had a daughter and son that were twins Young Paddy and his sister Nancy Were just as like as two pins. So Peter went courting the daughter The way that a bachelor ought - Rich presents and compliments bought her, And fancied heer hear...

Publication Title: Alexandra Times
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WOOD'S POINT. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

WOOD'S POINT. (From. our own Correspondent.)' In the begiining of the week the weather-., was very stormy, and it was thought a heavy flood would be the result. This, however, was not so, although it rained heavy for a few hours. The grass' sprang up in the latter tnd of the week, and now there is every ap- ,..... .: f r ne . , -.t r , . tin, in. The rain t Ia irt tW en Ilr iiiti r, od to those persons iaving vegia':.lis _,wu, besides increasing the suppy ifor m?cLir. n; prosea. His ko?ior' Jtudg,. Hackett. took his de parture.from ?u: on iast ?Su.day via the Yaria roh'd to Mtel:ir i. : ;e of the towonApeople S .. : r the. JprwmI6. i.:? t. •.++ ,+ +. . .. We .are. again without the services of a medical man: Dr Elnes' career during the time he has ;heen here was not :sai~fiatoory. A gentleman of higher attainments in his profession would he sure to find a gond practice. Tn this plnce there is now a pond opening for another medical man, and the sooner lie comes the better. From .inmi...

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DURHAM GULLY, SPRING CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

1DURUAM GULLY, SPRING CREf . (FIom our own Correspondent.)' A rush lies taken plece to a.plnce a few miles noitli of 'Durham. Gully., The sinking is 9 feet in the prospecting nlnim-and 10 dwt have been obtained from two loads of dirt. The gold' is very coarse- and. shotty: There are about 200: miners on the ground; and about" 80 rlhfrs going down, Three ho!es hadhbeen bottomed wlhen;I left, at dep'hs varying from. 9 to 15" feet, and i little.gold: obtained, but net in. payable quantities. This. is considered too shallow, ys many others are down 21 feet, with a good wash, and have not bottomed. The country is much fancied'by the miners,- and the gully is peogged out for nearly two miles. At the lower end it is taken up under the wet frontao system. This will no doubt continue down into NMerton Crelek, where it is very probable a rich deposit will be found in much deeper ground. Great sport was occasioned, by a large nnmber of kangaroos in mobs of friom: 20 to 30 each passing through ...

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(To the Editor of the Alexandra Times.) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

(To the Elitor of /oe .tle,.zn'lra ,TimeR.) Srn,-Knowing that your views on the political aspect of Victoria coincide with ours of the V ood's Point L. L.'R, A., I have to request, on behalf of the association, that you will allow sufficient of youre valuable paper to report the proceedings of a meeting hold here on the 27th ultimo. and as it is too nmuch to expect that your local readers would he interested in a full report, I merely for ward you the resolutions in their order, omit ting the eloquent speeches of their respective movers and seconders. Mr Robert Galbraith prooosed, seconded by Mr Peter Taylor, "That there has been no principle violated, nor any act committed by the M'Culloch Ministry to justify the desertion of those members who were elected as Loyal Liberals to support the Ministry, and neither patriotism nor principle were the actuating motives that made them traitors to their party, only conceit and selfishness, em blazoned by effrontery, and made doubly glaring b...

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GODFREY'S CREEK. MINING NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

GO-DIFREY'S ClREEK.. (From our own Correspondent.). MINING NEWS. Golden Gate G. MI. Co.-Thi" claim is 1000 feet in extent, has a shaft 130 ft. in depth and a.chamber 8 x 8 with four main 'drives running North and South, and iron trucks and tramways. The whim and pudd lingi, worked by:horse 'power at present, but soon -to be replaced by steam, which will give employment to an increaosed numtsr of han ds.. It belongs to local sharehoiliors who are relising very hanodsome fo'tniglht'y divi dends, which will he considerably enhanced whmn commensurate machinery wilI have been erected. The run is about 140 feet in width, and:we must congratulate the enter prising'energetic sharehcolders on the success that has.resulted to their persovering industry. Greet credit is due to the indeforigable omann ger, IMr William . O'OCIlaghan, for the skill exhibited .in the constlruction of the extec.sive works, whicch are xencuted in a subsran'ial wcorkmanlrke mfanl~ar. , Working Miners ,-TI' works nrm ...

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Correspondence. [Whilst we permit all parties to express their views freely through our columns, we do not identify ourselves with their opinions.] (To the Editor) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

tCurrrapnnubcrr. [fhlhtt we permit all partte4 to euxres thaeir vie?€s freely tlrouwh our columns, we do not ideutLtO uurselves with their eoplnlonu. (To the Editor) Sir-i am a ratpayr and i think i hev as good a rite as an uther man to giv mi views on this counsel bizness. Sum of them fellas can rite letqrs by the yard but i dont agree with them in makin such fun of the counsel members for not bein able to spel wel, thats awl stuf and noncence. the cuntrie got on verry wel when thor was nether reedin nor ritin, and i think it is awl rong to sho them up abowt that. Stil i did expect that our men wood heov been beter at the boord than they ar. i thot that as they were our own sort they wud shb the big bugs that they cud conduct publik afairs as wel as them and i was hoppin that they wud be a creddit to us awl, i was hoppin that they wud thro pety feelins to wun side and do the bizness with a view to our intereass, but it make me mad to ceo the way they are getin on. i am sorry to hey...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA. Establiahed 1l38. PAID UP CAPITAL ... £1,250,000 fRESERVE FUNDS ... £400.000. LIADILITY OF SHAREHOLDERS UNLI MITED. ALEXANDRA AGENCY. bolod hought. Current Rates of Interest allowed on Deposlts, and General Banking Business transacted. J. P. IBAINBRIDGE, Agent. UNION BANK- OF ATISTRIAL 1. N Ag'n-v, le nw nnnn qt Ondlfr-y'w CreoekI S fr tlh . r.".n-q :on .r ORn.-.?1 Rnk' ing 1biil*e.s, 'rudr the tihr ".r n* ? r fl Ir nnel"livt. J. I'. BAINf3IDtDGE. Agent. 'nion nnk of€ A ii-rAlgent lV t mnIrn,21 -t .tJuly . 1A 9.

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Alexandra Times. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRIDAY. "Veritas Vincit Omnia." FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1869. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

PURI.1lIIf.).. ,EVERY TUKIIIAY AND VRIDAT. 't Verlatl VInci? OmnalLa.'" FRIDAY, OCT.)3BER 8, 1869. VICTORIA it ag?lin strl?'gling lhrough another politionl enrrhqunke. The, Darling, convulsion wns a contest hetween Loyal Li.. herals and Constitutionalists. The present. "roaption has aritsn from n superfluous in gredient of spnrius Loyal Liberals having an :lffinity for, nndlnmalgnmating with, Con. stitutionnlism through tie medium of loaves and fihhels. Although Victnria'4 r?presenti tnralves havproved spnrious, Vletiria remains the. same. The nmialkrnmntion of Loyal Liher, lism wibh Constitultionalism must be retorted and smalted, in the lahorntory of the ballo,.hox. 'he.furnnee ofpublibopinion is charged to white-heant. The new Ministry are pIssin5 throuzh. the i rucihl., and judlingn from, present appearnnces there is likely to be a very poor. washing up..

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

BIRTH. HALLE—On Sunday, 3rd October, the wife of George Halle of a son.

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

EYE AND. EAR DISEASES. D . BEM NCA9TIA,, M.: I)., oftLondon, SUIt (3EOY, IUCULI3s'P, ann1 AW*T1T, (Iate for 18 y are Sti glon to the! tyln+'y Eye en! Ts: 1Ietilutioun nriw of aMel ourne. ;A:l ?'ny' t the ALBIOY ITO0i`rT, YTLeRI on the'~.I.~lr 5th October ; set flAdl'!.Pt.I' i II~Yl'1 .L. tjrorlyu Creek, f V i'ýlrI:5;elu.v, thue ';tit t},tt·i,.'r; t t) V. R. S"SALEr OF CROWN LANDR BY . 1'UI I AUCTION, will ha held at Eleven o'olock lof Tuesday, 12th October. 1869, at the Court hoUse, Gober. (Giodfrey's Creek), The following lots Pill be oflured,- STOWN LOTS, Gobur, County, of Anglesey, Parish of Gobur, situated on Godfrey ' Creek. Upset price, Lie, L20, and L50 per acre. Allotments I to 3, sen 1; 5, see 2; 1 to 6, see 0; 1 to 5, see 10; 1 to 3, sec 11; 1 to 6, sec 12; 1 to 5 sec 13; t to 2, eo 15 ; 8 to 10, see 223 10 4.10th p. to Itr p. Valuations, L14 to L300. Plans and filormation can be obtained at the Crown Lands Office, Melbourne, Survey OlI0ce, Kil more, and at tieo Court Hous...

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Local and General News [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

octl unit ~C rzt r04ews WeV notiCe that a mail con ract three times a week is ahboltz to he lot from Alexandra to Merton. Surely this is a mistake, in the faceo of the fact that the coaches are. about to run throogh. Godfrey's ria Longwood. All that will be requ red for.Aloxandra when the chengo takes p'ach will' be. a daily- mail to and from GOdfroy's. The line via Longwood' is being-lat prosent blazed; and the commer cial t?tvollors, who have driven along the line, say that it wi l make a-good road. We are requesated to call attention to -1r R:tphael's e'oaring auction of Mossrs Rapi port, Davis, & Co.'s stores, which have been removed to. ,ohur for convenience of sale on the 13th October. The 5th of Oct)lher has comrn nnd: gnne, antd Saxby is a triue prophot. The atmo spheric influence-s were all that had been foretol'l. The thunderr s rolled, the winds blew, anl the rain fell in torrents. - 'hlle fears enteet-,inedl of fTtlline atd ruin to th" squarters iand n ticultouis...

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MANSFIELD POLICE COURT. Saturday, September 25. Before Messrs Chenery, Rowe, Smith, and Crockett. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

MANSFIELD POLiCE COUR'T. Saturday, September 25. Before Messrs Chenerv, Rowe, Smith, and Crockett. Shire of Mansfield v Fraser. 'I he Council were unrepresented by counsel. Mr Coster appeared for defendant. Mr. Coster, objected that there was no proof of. demand of thet rot-s as required by the Act., Putting it ntotice in tie post office at Mansfield was not makin it demand for psywent on the pArson liable. The letter might be there yet for ll we cou!d tell. The mgistrates statred they were satisfied that the service by Ist.t was sttlinient, as such aiclause was provided flr by their bye laws. Mr Coster stited th'it no bye-law was lettal which was not authorised by the Act. Wherever the Act allowed service of nntice to be other than personal it said so in express terms. This notice was a demand for money, and the Act must.be strictly complied with. It was then contended by Mr Custer that the defendants were resident in a pirt of the county of Anglesey which was. during the year 1808...

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ALEXANDRA SHIRE COUNCIL. Tuesday, October 5. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

,ALEYRNDRA SII[RE. COUNCfL.. ------+--- Tuesday, October 5; Present: J. Peterkin, Esq., (President); Crs Hall,. Cronin,. K'ally, O'Callaghan, O'Rourke, Cone, and Whiting. The minutes ol thl-previous meeting were read-and.confirmed.. CORRESPONDENCE.' Frorn F.'Coster, forwarding sttanement- of pr'ocuedings taken by himi.to collect rates, and suggesting. tht tt e theCouncil pay him 10s.for each case, and that Ihe pay into the Council the costs obtained lirom' defendants. 'L'hat arrangement existed in.-olthr shares, and worked well. F;om A.. IT Aston, ask ing.for, a list of the townships- in the Shire of Alexandra. Frnm W. II. Odgers, draw ing attention to. the announcement in the Gazette of the extension, of the- Police Offences Statute. t oobur.. Fjiom, E. S. Symons, requesting Ian acount of licenses paid to the shire. From W. Wilkinson, granting permission to use ai road through Cathlkin. Station.. Fanom. W. V. Smith, in forming the Cou:cil that he had been ten dered a feeooby. Mr Gr...

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HIGINBOTHAM. [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

FI.I.G I.N. I.0-T II.A.L.:.. S-4------ (PrnoX. nur sPnora uICnPORTER.) On Saturday ovrning, Inst I started for Wanregarwan-one of D. Webster's stations, situated on the :soUth bank of the Go il h urn, about three m;les above Sloan's punt. Wan regarwan bolonged to Mr Robert Gloss hIugh's: brother-and was pu'ichsed.from him a fe .years -ago by ?Mr -Webster- for a, large sum of monoy-109,000 I- believe..' The buildings (which are all of brick) are of the mno-t substantial description and have been erected somewhat on the Oriental principle with flt roofs. The kitchen, stables, and outhousos form a circular cou:t or back-yard. The garden grounds have been laid off with great taste, and alhhough they have been entirely neglected of late yet the tall cypress trees and immense ivy plants which have been trained to the top of several large gum trees give the place a baroni:,l air of nncient respectability. The prospect from the front of the house is grand, including great variety of landsca...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

lE11NOELLA>. EO1e., AUSTRALTAN ALLIANCE ASSURANCE COtMPANY. Established for Fire Insurance. Assurance of Lives, Fideli y Guarantee, " Endowment aad Annuities. Sl'rincipal O?icea.: 53 Elizabeth-street, ai.dl 2 Collins-street west. Melbcurne. Capital.-250,000. Etmpowcl'rd under Special Act of Parliament. Vie. No CCCV. S.)it,:crors : .,:The Hon. Robert Sterling Anderson, M L 0. (Clairman. John Halley, F.sr, J P. .NI L A. . lion Jlnnes Stewart Johnlt.on. Ilon Capt?,tain M.M'ahdaon, M1L A. Michael (O'Graty, E1>.q,J I', M L A ,lon David Elliot W\il;ki. . . . M. LA J. fl. Motherwcll.. M. I). W. fill 'e. Surgeon. By special Ennetmnm t the funds of the Life Branch are reserved solely for its use, and separate front the ote otlr Ir:nehes t' the Comrany's business. The distinctive f:iturcsof this company, are, that the profits r'alised inl ach branch of the business, Fire, Life, and Guarant are are shared in by the policy holders. S"Fl~"ro Insurances eflected at current reduced rteos of ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 8 October 1869

ruse's Fluid Maguesia. l? irst--lass l'r :.i..: . . i, ii: n, 1862. 'izje ?1 .'l. 1 Libi f i, 1566-7, K RUbEiS F I.CII MAGNESIA obt=ried th only Prize 'l.iari awarded by the Jurors o 4,e Iixhibiltion ,'t ]?61 and i1667 AMr G. t'rmei ..'ew urn's a.niysiasabowed that KruIte's F-'h:d :: rais wias ric:.r in anline mat aerial, and ?.:rr;l .'o,,.-. thts u:rengdl of any olher Yluin gne.t x:rite. Aruse'is Fir,! M.i. tne.ia is particularly recoin mended in all c.is. s dceran eelst of the digestive ,rglans. It is ait rrros'tive (ot asci ity; and during he ht at olf u;zrnr its gentec aperient qualities ,:-hr it a ])orn.iati Medicirne of great value. In l.- ticatmrnnt of the diuirdirs uichiltren its use will 1,. Ion.l, mist a o:ling r.aJ beneficial. It forms a i?- "' lito-n S.ilariner lIrhught- taken -with KI:L' .L' i '. ? P IF ,IhASPHEIRRy AND J].i:t1ii. firt £aldini two parts of water to one of llornr ija. Ior I.' l: tticu!ars ree hand bills accompanying tage bottj... TE"TI MONlIAL8. - IhnarS...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 22 October 1869

A General meeting of tho Alexandra Club will be held at the Miners' Exchange Hotel, to-morrow (Saturday) evenin.g at 8 o'clock. All members are requested to attend. M. IIAPIIAEL. Preaident. Oetober 10, 1869. Alexandra Alluvial G.M. Company. A GENERAL MEETING of the above Com. _. pany will be held at the Corner Hotel, Alex andra, on Wednesday, thi 27:11 October instant, at 81)p n., for tlhe purj;ose of accepting proposiliont to Sink a Shaft in the Company's ground on the terms advertised. W. DOWNING, 21st Ostober, 1869. UNITED GtLD..MINING COMPANY, GODFREY'S CREEK. ONOTICE is Ihereby given that A CALL o TN IIEE-PENCE per share in above cont pany has been made by order of the directors, due tills day, and payable to the manager at the com pany's officc, 13 l3ourlce-street west, Melbourne. TIOMIAS - WHITFIELD, Managyer. 15th October, 1809. UNITED GOLD MINING COMPANLY, Godfroy's Creek. '1TENDERS are invited for Sinking a. Shaft on, L the above company's ground. Speeflcations, with Coali...

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(To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 22 October 1869

(To tha Edlitor.) Sir-T'lhe busliiess people of Aloxandra are about as sleepy, slippy-sloppy, sluggishh ciless of individuals I have over livedamongst. A f w- miners go to Godfrey's Creek, sink a shaft 100 feet,-get gold, and are ihe means of introducingc a -flood, of 'ca.ital into: the place., At tli t1,obinsori ,CrusiOe Gilly. ihey do the same thing-find a rich alluvial de-. posit, and whate do. the people of Alexandra accomplish ?. They take up all the best ground, of the U. T. Flat, rand like the dog in the manger, they will neither use it them-. selves nor let any one else do so. Their shops and public-houses are empty, and it serves them.right. Why don't they go honestly to work, and uncover the gold that is known to exist in the UT.'.. Flat t The reason why is, that [they prefer to skulk behind others efforts,, and would like others to do the work. that they may get the benefit. It is an everlasting disgrace that twelve months have been allowed' to elapse in attempting to sin...

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(To the Editor.) [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 22 October 1869

(I" the Editor.) Sir-As a general election is plainly visibl?. on the horizon, the Loyal Liberals should organiso here, arid form an association. The Loyal Liberals must not allow themselves to. be divided by recent eveuts in the Assembly, otherwise they will make themselves an easy- piry to. the Constitutional party, who. will takeo advantage of any split in the camp to carry their measures. Protection and the principles of Loyal Liberalism remain the~ same, and I for one, care little who is at the head of affairs so long as we are not reprn sented by. tulsa friends, who will join our op ponents when it suits their purpose for the.. sake of pay. Let the Liberal party form a, Committee, and enrol members at once. I am, Sir,'&c., A LOYAL. I BEtAL..

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Alexandra Times — 22 October 1869

UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA. Established 1838. PAID UP CAPITAL ... £1,250,000 BElSEIRVE FUNDS ... £400.000. LIABILITY OF STIARETIOLDERS UNL I MITE D. ALEXANDRA AGENCY. 'ol,) bought. Current TRatos of Tnterest allowed on Deposits, and General Banking Bloiness transacted. J. P. B3AINBRIDOE, Agent. -UN-I4 BANK OF AUSTRALIA. SAN Agency Is now open at Godfrey's Creek for the transaction of General Banking. Business, under the charge of Mir G.R. Nankivell. J. P. BAINBRIDGE. Agent. Union Tanic of Australia. Alexandra, 21st July. 1869.

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