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BRIDGING NIAGARA. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
BRIDGING NIAGARA.-A? bridge is to be built over Niagara River at Buffalo, to connect with Canada, at a cost of 1,000,00O dols. Over 300,000 have been subscribed towards it.-CUaadian Paper. TI'HE CHANNEL FLEET.-The following statement shows the number of ships, gun., men, horse power, and tonnage of the shiFs of the Channel fleet, all of which, with the exception of the Prince Consort, are now anchored in the Downs. The Prince Con sort is at present off Cowe3, as guardship during Her Majesty's stay at Osborne. This squadron consists of one screw ship, four iron screw ships, one iron-cased screw ship, one screw frigate, and one screw steam gunboat, all of which are under the command of Rear Admiral Dacres, whose flag is in the Edgar. The ships are the Aurora, 35 guns, 515 men, 400 horses' power, 3318 tons, Sir F. L. 3'Clintock, commander; the Black Prince, 41 guns, 704 men, 1250 horses' power, 6109 tons, J. F. B. Wainwright, commander; the Defence, 16 guns, 450 men, 600 horses' power,...
Thursday, September 1st, 1864. (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
TL?rsday, September 1st, 1864. (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M. Charles M'Donald was charged with allowing his pigs in the public street. Fined 5s., and 5s. costs. Mary Shaw, was charged with allowing her pigs to wander on the public streets. Fined 5s. and 5s. costs. H. Hodeson, was charged with a breach of the Fifth Section of the Town and Country Police Act. Mr. Hodgson said he was pumping out his cellar, but he did not know that he was committing a breach of the law. He said he was pumping out the cellar for the purpose of filling it up, which he could not do till it was pumped our. The constable said defendant left off when desired to do so. The Bench ordered the defendant to pay the costs, as.
[COPY OF LETTER.] Heathcote, August 31st, 1864. Mr. P. Kilbride. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
LcoPY OF LETTERU. IIeathcute, August 31st, 18G4. Mr. P. Kilbride. Sir,-I have to call your attention to the incomplete state in which you have left the Bridge over the M'Ivor Creek, which yon have contracted to construct for the Council of the Borough of HIeathcote, and to give you notice that I cannot accept the work as being according to plan and specification. I shall not certify for any further pay ments on account of the work in question until the structure is strictly according to your contract. I will mention a few particulars which I object to-the ironwork of the bridge; the earthwork of the approaches; the gravelling; the painting, &c. I am, Sir, Your obedient servant, J. T. STRONG, Engineer to the Council. FINANCE. The following accounts were passed for payment: Town Clerk ............ £10 0 0 Petty Cash .............. 1 7 6 Painting Foot Bridge ... 2 5 0 Bell & Flea ............... 4 18 9 Branscombe............. 100 .0 0 Mtr. Strong ............. 10 0 0 Th...
HEATHCOTE BOROUGH COUNCIL Wednesday, August 31st, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
HEATHCOTE BOROUGH COUNCIL Wedneoda?, August 31st, 1864. Piesent-The Mayor, and Crs. Mortis, Grant, Von-der-Luft and Thomas. Cr. Field was introduced by Cr. Morris.] The minutes of the previous meeting were readai2d confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. A letter from Mr. Hodgson was read, complaining of the stench arising from the premises occupied by Mr. Grant through keeping pigs, and also complaining of the stagnant water on the ground occupied by Mr. Jones, together with the neglected state of the drain from Last street to Jennings street, to which he hoped the Council wo:ld call the attention of the Inspector of Nuisances. A. letter from Mr. Etdwin Walker was Iread, complaining of the soil which was removed f-rom the drain in Hospital street being thrown against his fence and buildings which is causing considerable damage to his property. Cr. Grant moved-" That Crs. Morris, Von-der-Luft, and the mover inspect the nuisance complained of by Mr. Walker, and, if necessary, have it removed." Se...
Tuesday, August 30th, 1864. (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
Tue?.'aq, August 3031, 1833. (Before MIr. Willoby, P.M3.) Stephen J.spez was charged with carry ing on business without a license, in C- i'e donia Gtuliv. JMr. Millet appeared for defendant, wha admitted the. tact of having broken the law, but he asked the Bench to deal lean iently in inflicring a fine, as the crime was coummnitted unintentionallyv. Fined 40s. and 5s. costs.
HEATHCOTE POLICE COURT. Monday, August 29th, 1864. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
HEATfICOTE POLICE COURT. Monday, August 29th, 1864. (Before Mr. Willobv, P.MI.) Small Debts.-Moore & Co. v H. Riler, £1 10s. 2d. Order for the amount, 2.. 6d. costs. 3loore & Co., v P. Readie, £2153. 10d. Order for the amount, 2s. 6d. costs. Moore & Co., v. Mary Ann Sohoran, 1 3s. G6d. Dismissed. Moore & Co., v G. Smith, £7 Gs. 10d. Order for amount, 2s. Gd. costs. Moore & Co., v T. Clarke, £3 Os. 6d. Order for amount, 2s. Gd. costs. Moore & Co. v. Cannally. £2 12s. 9d. Order for amount, 2s. Gd. costs. Moore & Co., v G. Bair, £2 14s. Order for amount, 2s. 6.1. costs. Moor & Co. v Tombs, £13 19s. 2d. ?s appearance of defendant, order for amount, 2s. 6d. costs. SMoore & Co., v Travers, £6 13s. 11d, Order for amount, 2s. Gd. costs.
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
WE often hear people lamenting the fact that the forthcoming election is likely to be a walk-over, nor is this feeling confined to the unthinking and ignorant, nor does it end with the unprincipled tippler who would like to see a contested election because it suggests the probability of his being able to indulge extensively on " Freeman's Quay.' There are men who are above a petty mean ness, who would spend a few pounds them selves rather than batten on the purse of a candidate or his supporters; and that such men should wish for a contest for the fun of the thing, is to us a puzzle, but it is so nevertheless. We often hear people say " There will be no fun without a contest, Mr. Macgregor is sure to be returned, but I should like to see him opposed for the pur pose of making a stir; the more candidates the merrier, it will cause a little money to be spent," &c. These are the grounds upon which some men not at all deficient of good sense and the best qualities of our nature,...
NOTICES. APPROACHING MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
NOTICES. APPROACHIYG MEETINGS.. Munic'pal Cunc=i. - In the Town HaD, at half-past 6 p.m., on Wednesday, September 14. 'Heathebte Ddtrict Road Board.-Road Board Office, at 1 p.m., on Tuesday, September 6. Hospita--In the Committee Room, on Tuesday, September 13, at 8 p.m. Mechanicd Instithut.--n the Committee Room, st half-past 8 p.m, on Monday, September 5. Managers of the Heatheote Town and GoIl-field Commons.-At the Town Hall, on Tuesday, September 6. Masonic Lode.-TIn the Lodge, at 8 p.m., on Friday, September 2. Odd FeClows Lodge.-In the Lodge Room, Victoria Hotel, on Wednesday, September 7, at half-past 7 p.m. PUBLISHED EVERY TRIDAY MORSING. HOVESTT IS THE BEST POLICY. FRDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1864.
MR. ROBERTS AND THE LOCAL CHAMPION AT BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
MR. ROBERTS AND THE LOCAL CHAMPION AT BILLIARDS. Last night about eighty gentlemen met at the Ieathcoto Hotel, for the purpose of witnessing a display of skill on the part of the champion of the world at billiards. On this occasion Mr. James Hfay accepted six hundred points out of a thousand in the game of the evening, and at that odds, the most sanguine and skilful local plaver declared that he expected to be beaten. Some of the finest strokes it is possible to imagine were made by Mr. Roberts, and occasionally Mr. Hay distinguished him self by getting over difficulties that to his audience appeared almost insurmountable, and which frequently elicited the applause of his skilful antagonist. 31r. Hay com menced the game by giving a miss ia baulk, Mr. Roberts commenced scoring but made no great namber off a break at the start, white Mr. fHay made a break of twenty three against the champion's twenty-one; at ths time the play ofr,fr. Hay threatened to dispute the right of Lamb to be p...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 2 September 1864
oral and CUeertII et S. NoTlrmcz.-' e are rmruih obliqed to "A PReidr:nt of Whroor:" too l ate for this week. It?. .e3Tr.z.-Mr. It. C. Cark:eet will sell by auction, this day, at Staffordshire Flat, a ,hare in the Surprise Claim on the WVelcomrne Roef. TLra 3feAT7icozT Ant UT:;ro..-The draw:Ling for the pictures of the Heathcote Art Union will positively take place on Friday evening nert, the 9th in;tant. )Imhez Sravjcya n a.cr, lo RecranAa.-31r. .T. T. Strong has been appifnted Mining Surveyor and Registrar for the Heathcote division of the Sandhurst Mining District. Mr. Strong has opened a temporary office on the premises occupied by. the Road Board. Acrcmnrr.-On Friday nig1t last Mr. John Hamilton, Poundkeeper, in going hom? e from the township, met with a rather severe accident. It appears that in making the new road at the north end of the Borough, a drain has been cut for carrying the water to the creek. Mr. Hamilton's horse stumbled in this drain and fell upon ,hi rider, who ...
GARDENERS' AND FARMERS' CALENDER. SEPTEMBER. [September in Australia corresponds to March in Great Britain.] [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
GARDENERS' A AD FARMERS' 7 - CAILEDER. K - : sEPTrBEI . -. .. LSeptember in Australia corresponds to March in Great.BBritainm KITcanEF GARDE.--If our suggestions have Ibee carriedtoat thler waitba but few crops to put in this month. Asparagus will he zi now in perfection .In eauting, be .carefuL;not to injure th neih!iearing, buds.. Broad Beans.-A-few more. seeds. may be -sow. for. a succession,. :Pineh:offthe tops as they start flowering . Kiwe?ifawns.--ff this month be warm,: a few-seedsof early Dun may .be tried, and-White Prolific..- - : . . Ceno.--Sow.:ainCr of-f all sorts. Ow.-on:- may still begsgwn with advantage. Taraips.-Sw inoderately , Parn7Jps.-Sow largely. Leeks.-Sow..and plat- pPlt. P&eatoes.--Te ptMncrep shonld. be, at once planted. The.kinds-. should. be .Ash Leaf?-?idneyv, Sijer Skins, Early Frame undrEarly lShaw. Where the haula.. of any'of the earlyscrpps bhae been damaged' bvythaefrest, renmove the injurwd leaves axo dlra?waeth,unpto.them, they will conti...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
IMPO UNDINGS. TELPIINSiONE.-- Imp undld at l:phinstoar, 17 h Anu ut, 1864.-Terppsa 6d. each. 784 R-d heifr ca.f, hole in near tar, no isible br.nds 785 White heifer calf, holein near ear, no vi-iblb brands Or, 19th Aur ut.--Trespass 6d. 786 Bly horse, star, hi.d feet shit', WL near J shoulder On 22nd August.-Tres;ass 6'. 787 Black aLd white ste r, scars on h.ad, like T near ribs 788 Strawberry steer, like T near ribs 789 11. d steer, white tip to tail, scats o. head, like T near riba 790,IFe.l and bhite heifer, Ecars on head, no sislbre Lr..nds 791 Rtd he for, scars on head, no vis ble I rands 792 Red heitfr, w: ite belly, ecars on head, likO T nsar riba 793 Red ai d white bull, -cers oh head, no visible br-ands-~Nutice sent to suppo.ed owners and not r.lebed. On 23rd August.--'rspess 6d. 794 Bay mar,, bLck pincle, saddle, markedt TM near shoa.der On 24th August.-Trespass 6d. 795 Black mare, stod, like Ht co-jo:n-d near sh u'der 796 Grey horse, off knee broken. R near shoulder On 25...
THE INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR SWIMMING MATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
THE INTERnATIONAL AMIATEUR SWIMMING MATCH. This match, which had been postponed from time to time for the last twelve months, was brought to an issue on the afternoon of.July 9. The course fixed upon was in the Channel, off Calais, where boats were moored at a considerable, dis tance from the land ; the boat which marked the limit of the distance, and round which the competitors were to swim, being anchored 2. miles from the boat from which the start was made, thus giving a race of 5 miles. The French champion was 1M. Herschel, a gentleman of the Imperial navy ; while England was represented by Captain W. H. Patten Saunders. There was a fresh breeze with a good sea running; and, although the temperature of the water was low, all -cir cumstances were considered to be favour able. Before the start the bettino was 5 to 2 on Captain Saunders, the ?English party thus showing their confidence of suedoes; hut directly the men took the water, the beautiful style of M. Herschel's swimmin;g, ...
THE ALABAMA AND KEARSARGE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
TIHE ALABAMA AND KEATSARGE. The late naval duel has been the subject of correspondence and paragraphs. (1.) Our contemporaries publish a letter from Mr. Mason to Mr. Lancaster, the owner of the Deerhound, thaunking him for his " noble and disirterested spirit," and his signal service in rescuing the Alabama's crew, and saying that in doing so he (Mr. Mason) but anticipates the grateful senti ments of his country and government. (2.) A correspondence is published be tween Captain Winslow and Mr. Bonfils, the French Confederate agent. Captain Winslow claims as his prisoners those of the Alabama's crew rescued by pilot, andn brought into Cherbourg. He allowed the pilot boats to save the prisoners, from motives of hum. nity, but if the prisoners endeavour to free themselves from the obligation they must expect to meet no mercy another time. Mr. Bonfils replies that there is nothing to hinder even a sur rendered prisoner from escaping if he can, and he declines to act as a go-between bet...
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
ENGLISH EXTRACTS. (Fron the Home News.) The Home News thus refers to the late struggle in the British Parliament, on JMr. Disraeli's motion: ,. In the letter which is now "a month's distance" from this respected island (and it is respected, in spite of Mr. Disraeli), I said that we were in a state of anxiety as to the question of peace or war, and also that I should have some political news of interest for my July despatch. The war was speedily settled. Government decided i :a t England could not with propriety or , pediency fight for Denmark. l'The latter power had been originally in the wrong, though she had put herself right, and had moreover rejected our last counsels. Added to this we should have had no aid from France or Russia, and therefore we should have been compelled single-handed to enconnter all Germany. Lastly, it was represented that the American civil war might end at any moment, and the Federals an'.ht wish to expend their surplus of military ardour upon us, and the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
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COSTERFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
SCOsTERFELD.-A lecture was delivered on Tuesday evening last, at the Wesleyan Chapel by the Rev A. Stubbs, on the ",Means of Acquiring Knowledge." The ' lace was well filled, and the audience well p* ileased with the lecturer's efforts to instruct and amuse them. The Rev. gentleman r vwill re-deliver the lecture at Heathcote, in 1 aid of the building firnd of St. Andrew's SChurch, on the 5th of October. A curious circumstance is reported lby the Talbot Leader as having occurred in Sthe shaft of the Extended Company, SMount Greenock, on Saturday afernoon. The man below, just before leaving work, drove his pick into the rock, which sounded iollow, and on withdrawing it a volume of air issued therefrom which blew out the ; .? candle, and the water in the bottom of the ??thaft quickly disappeared through the hole n made. It was at first thought that a ;v small cavity in the rock had been struck, `=?and the air. would soon escape. Such, however, is not the case, for a number of persons o...
POST OFFICE NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
PWST OEF:CE :.)IItC;k -e fel--,wie f, tice. r-lating to Nowop'pers niler ume new Post Odice a c-, is ostrd at tie Po-t O-c , Itote, f r Ih: icfo.m:a.on of :he p rb i _ and aftr tLe 2-ol .1pgn t, NFws-apers, poe'- d in Vetor a, must hare the words "NtEWSPAPEa ONLr" visso-- and legible on the notside or wrap; er t r eoZ and mast in sther respects be yost.d is - fi,,mity with'tai r'qin rom nts of tLe 13th Cl a-:- of the Act27 Vict:o.i, No. 226, a py , f h:lAe is 'rebjind, or th6 vi I be liable to hb de ts..cd .nd otbetri-e d a't wi:h, accd ding t" L:w. " _..-Eve-y t..wr, sroonry, or foreign newt psa- r ball be sent ti out a.cover, or in a cover on n it both .a, with hle w rds "N3WSPAPER 1: ol.r" .lced on arch n-wepap ror cover,;a dit Ohn' be f I'ed in ueh a ,manner as that the wo ds a • r-*..d ihal?I toe i-i: le and legible; and there s ith rrt bin or alon any Ench't ewspper, 'r ,he c .ve; te"uf.-sny commenieaz: ch?rac:er,figare, leae-, or nu_- er (e te- th na li etrawn t onh a-- r po-...
HEATHCOTE POLICE COURT. Monday, 12th September, 1864. (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 16 September 1864
: 1i W IIE.TRCOTE POLICE COURT. M onrday, 12th, September, 1864. (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M.) Police v. John Jones.-Defendant was A:;iharged with allowing his pigs to wander n the streets. Fined 5s. and 5s. costs. : Tuesday, 13th September, 1864. ' (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M .) , Deht.-- 12. IH. R. Palling v. F. Rogers. Order for amount with 23s. (31.