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THE PRESBYTERIAN BAZAAR. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 May 1863
THE PRESBYTERIAN BAZAAR. Once more the late Mr Bruce's happy idea has been made. to answer a useful purpose; and that with such large results as could never have been looked for from any other available means. To realise funds for removing and re-building their church, the Heathcote Presbyterians very wisely hit upon this plan, and *have suc ceeded beyond what their most sanguine hopes could have led them to expect. All praise to those gentlemen who prosecuted the preliminary work of canvassing and collecting, for their. duties were far from being nominal, and they succeeded in pro voking a hearty co-operation. - Contributions of all kinds were sent -in on Monday last, and from that time till eleven a.m. on the following day the work of arranging. was diligently carried on., ."e iFy: then com m enedin'real earnest, good object contemplated: neve' has the Cricket Ground presentetd a more lively appearance. With one large tent appro priated to the display- ofrfancy articles; another m...
To the Editor of the McIvor Times. "A right word spoken in season; how good it is. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 May 1863
To the Editor of the..icAl or Times, "A ri,ht word spoken in season; how good it is. Sir,-Dwells such fierce anger in printers breast? .Whenever I seriously reflect on the vast aiiount of good, which has really occurred to society- from the, establishment of printing presses, that through their instrumentality, the character and tone of society have been greatly elevated, and the masses of mankind ren dered in fact, truly sensible of the. vast superiority of reason, or intellect, over mere animal instinct and brute forde; and in pursuing, furrher my reflection, I 'must .addmit that editors- of 'newspapers generally approach nearer to a higher moral standard of perfection of character than sny other .lass (for who has ever yet heard ofpny editor,.atleast.in the largest. victed o felony, or:any seious :crime ?) how can I help but indulge in the kindest and best feelingscowarch suchrgreatbenes factors of the human race, as printers and publishers. To him whoregnlarly:takes in a newspap...
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 May 1863
While inviting communications on any current or interesting topic, we with it to b6 distinctly. un. derstood that we do not bind ourselves to publish any letter. Nothing, however, will be rejected, if legibly written?.unless libellous,.or too lengthy. for our' columus; or unless it shall appear for some other reasonl that it would. be -manifestly against the interests of ?ur readers to insert it. It is requested that all letters intended for publica tion, 'be forwarded to this otfice before midday on WVednesday of each week. Rejected manuscript is not preserved.
NOTICES. APPROACHING MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 May 1863
- NOTICES. A APPROACHING MEETINGS. aImunicipal Council.-In the Council .,, hamber, at 3 p.m., on Wednesday, May :27th. -Heathcote aud Waranga District Road Board.-=In their offices, Emea Hotel, at 31?im., on Tuesday, June 2nd. :Hospitatl.-In the Committee Room, at '-: p.m., on Friday, May 16th. S ech?anics Institute.-In the Committee ',Room, at half-past 8 p.m., on Tuesday, ";: fay 26th. S famsonic Lodge.-In the Lodge, at. 8 ., onn Friday, June 5.
Local news. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 May 1863
Ratepayers who wish to appeal against the municipal assessment, will have to do so at the Police Court on Thursday next, the 21st instant, at eleven o'clock a.m.: There was no quoruni: at the meeting of the Hospital Visiting Conmittee on Tuesday afternoon, consequently no busi ness was done. A similar fate attended the Managing Committee .meeting on Tuesday evening. These .delinquenies must be. placed to the account of the Presbyterian' bazaar. A meeting. of the Managing Committee is called ;for Friday evening, ½pheh it is to be hoped a good number will attend, as the: payment of accounts'-and the election of a collector, are items of business which'it would be unjust and unwise to defer longer than is absolutely neceLary. It would facilitate matters if the Visiting Committee were to meet on the afternoon of the same day. It is notified that a special Court of Petty Sessions will be held in the Heath cote Police Court at 12.noon on Tuesday, June 9th, for granting Hawkers' and Pedler...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 May 1863
Two enterprising prospectors have lately been exploring the reefs in the -Vicinity of: the Five Mile Hut, at the bottom of Sydney Flat, and it. would seem they have been 'rewarded for *their enterprise, as, on Saturday last, they sold a few 1 pounds' worth-of gold (a portion of their find) to one 'of the banks in Eaglehawk, in.order:to." keep the-mill going"' The gold, which .is flat and much worn, has been obtained from the surface in the primitive mode of working, and this fact having become known, added to'th.. pro. mising appearance o}'the metal, has in duced several miners to try their luck in -the same locality.-Bendigo Advertiser, May II. MURRnA Coz -1t was expected that the company's, coach would bring in last pight a load of fish as usual. We are given to understand that the gratings of the big reservoir at Lake Moira gave way, and thAt thus upwards of two tons of the best Murray cod made their escape. The Murray Pishing Company have de served well of the public, ahd we tru...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 May 1863
'IT 'is only the mind that soars above the Iumdrum monotony of the daily routine -Of life, that can trace clearly the sources .from whence spring the evils of the pre -sent hour under which the colonists are sufftering; and at no moment of the infan tile existence of the colony of Victoria .was more needed a guiding star to lead it ,'back to that buoyancy of youth which has so recklessly been supplanted by marks of .rematuro old age. From the pinnacle to -which we have soared, we look down with oorrow to see Australia Felx, as it was .once termed, trammelled with the results of thoughtless struggling for ofeoa in its government, for its fair fields for pasture by capitalists, for a fictitious value ef pro oprty rep:rsenting 'the capital of money lenders; .nd by applying funds'from the taxes levied upon the colonists to convey laborers from the United Kingdom, the colonial government at the same time throwing every possible impediment in the way of tho independent emigrant for 'his o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 May 1863
S THE-Undersigned, hereby apply --to I . the -Honorable the.Comminsioner of 1nli es, foýri :Lease of Crown Lands, for the purpose of dining for minerals or metals, other than gold, the particulars of whlich lanid, and the mineral or metal intended to be mined for, are hereinder Sset forth ; and I herewith deposit with the Clerk of Petty Sessions of Heathcote the .--sum of Ten Pounds, to cover the. charges of survey, and for preliminary expenses in respect to the lease hereby applied for; and also the further sum of Five Pounds, as required by the mining leases regula - tions; and I agree, if my application be investigated, that such -ast named sum 'shall in all respects be held by such Com mhissioner or Clerk of Petty Session, sub ject to, and may be appropriated by. him Sunder the terms of such regulations, and t;ht upon the approval of this application TIWill execute a lease upon the basis here in stated, if the Governor shall think fit to grant the same.' I have the honor to be S...
THE PARLIAMENTARY FRACAS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 21 May 1863
'THE PA1RLIAl lBNTARY FRACAS. (Prom Saturdays Argus): La-t iglit,. in committee, the Legislative Assembly,;rejected Mr 'L. L. Smith's motion to supplement the funds of local todies f r the pur po.es of the rejoicings, the mojority, on a diviston, being twenty-four to sixteen. The daussioRS was ,f a somewhat animated character. Mr Don de livered aesoration, which was supposed to te, in support of the motion;, but, as the hoen. member preserved hisrecumbent position and somnolence during the division, and thus recorded a "silent vote" with the noes, it is to be presumed that ,the drift of his observationr was mieundersteod.' Some stray.phrases used by the bohen. member as to the importanoe of Melbourne and the suburban municipalities, drow Mr Wood to his feet, in a towering passion, to dtclaim against: Melbourne, as being merely acollector of.custou:e--a tollgate on the road-the real producers being the guld fields and country districts, .to whom all the money should be vo'ed. srtL.L....
Local News. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 21 May 1863
Ba RHospital Visiting Committee meet tig o?: Friday.afternoon, was attended by i'Messrs Walker (in the chair), Cunning. - am, and Duncan. The monthly accounts, amounting to £56 17s 4d, audited, and ref:erred to the Managing Committee. The Visiting Committee met again on .Tiiesday afternoon, when Messrs Duncan, :Cuniiingham, and Adams were present. The services of a washerwoman were voted. No tenders were received for.the plastering work required.? Th??' ?e Hospital treasurer acknowledges 'the receipt of £5 from Mr. Thomas :iCoieman, who left 'the institution on the kr McVane has been madecdllector to .:the Hospital, by the sub-committee .p : pointed on Friday night; and on the teiins then agreed:to. Again it is our painful duty to reject a ;i:'-'very lengthy communication from Mr Thomas Ford.. Xf thsit gnileiaen hip - ien'?d to be open f 'persuasion, We'shdu'ld be saved the unpleasantness of these noti ifictibni'; bit his birning anxiety to get .:. into print in. Heathcote, blinds h...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 21 May 1863
MECHANICS'. INSTITUTE. SA.-committee meeting was held on ' ,Monday - evening; present - Messrsr Huglistoia (in the chair), Vanderluft, Hubbard, -Brooks, Ohristie, end Adams. The minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. The secretary said he had received a letter--= from the Hon. the Chief Secretary, stating , that on account bf'a great increase in tha number of mechanic's institutes, the Go vernment grant to caoh would ..be pro- portionatelr less. Three accounts were passed for pays ment; the municipal rate being held over."'c - -On the motion of Mr Vanderluft, second ed by Mr Hubbard, a sub-committee. consisting of Messrs. Hughston, Christie, Brooks, Adams; and the -mover; be -ip pointdd to take into considerationwhat1 books are -best adapted to the require-' ments of -the institution., ' - The meeting..then adjourned till- half- - past eight on Moniday, June 1st. The performances at the Heaticote on`! Saturday night, were necessarily curtailed" by the meeting held ther...
Poetry. THE POET LAUREATE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 21 May 1863
THE POET LAUREATE. . The Poet Laireate has uttered himself a welcome-brief,'but melodious, and full of heary - jubilance. A special messenger was despatched -at Windsor. with.it in the. course of lJonday: The Poet Laureate is the least courtly of all who hanv' idrn the lauro!.' But he.writes from the ieart on this occasion. "His admiration of the Prince Consort was a genuine and deep feeling; and the grief thatireathed in his brautiful 'dedica'ion. to the Idvils of the King " was no mer' adulatory. ordofficial assumptiou. The Queen and the Royal Family know and apprec'ate the ssicerity of senti. ment in all the utterances of the Laureate, ini con nexioa with the joys and sorrows of tte royal house hold; and are quite content, no doubt,'in their: sense of this slocerity, to excuse the infrequency of his official manifestations. '?he Laureate's verees are entitled. S'': ' A WELCOME. , k Seikings' daughter from over the szsa, : Alexanra l SSaxon and Norman:and Dane are we, Aut all of u...
HEATHCOTE FESTIVITIES. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 21 May 1863
.. EATHCOTE FESTIVITIES. A more unpropitious day, as far as weather is concerned, could not have been chosen. All Monday night a steady, soak ingiain'descended; and vhen day broke the ground everywhere was miserably sloppy, while the rain continued to fall without any appearance. of- being likely to cease. This made the scene out-of-doors far:less exciting:than .it would otherwise have been, as Jadies especially could not venture abroad with any comfort. A great many patriotic gentlemen, however, were not so deterred--(of. ourse, all busi ness was suspended) - and from an early hour in the morning Royal salutes were heard proceeding from half-a-dozen differ ent points- from .the Cricket Ground, the Irange, the Heathcote and Mount Ida hotels,,&c., &c. Besides these, numberless reports. of : a more. juvenile character showed hdw the spirit of the day had fired younger bosoms. These military imita tions were spiritedly kept up, for every one who could procure firearms a...
POST OFFICE, HEATHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 21 May 1863
POST, . OFFICE, HEATHCOTE. SLIST? OF LETTERS remaining Unclaimed at .is Ollie, received during the weck eoding MIlay 19th, 1863. Brown, Wm. J. Mackee, Mr K. Canpbell James McNicol, Mr J. Cope, W. H. Newport, Mr C. " Golden,.Mr F.. O'Brien, Miss Mnrgar:t Hili, Edward John Parkincon, Win. Iodgso, Mr: H. Payford, Henry Lee, Mr - Thompson, H. Marshall Lee, Mrs. May Jane Waflers, James Miller, Henry R. LIST OF'LETTERS Detained at this Office eqsuiring Additional Postage: dHuejhe;,'Daid H. -Editor of "Melbourne Punch," S I. McINNES, Puotmaater.
THE ROYAL MARRIAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 21 May 1863
TUE ROYAL MARRIAGE. It only required that the people of these colonies. should hear -"of the looked-for marriage being consummated, between, his Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, and the Princess Alexandra,: to vi&e.dth those magnificent and upi~ ecedented demonstra tions of loyalty and good will which sig nalised- the, occasion at home.' Every newspaper lately has contained some ac count of what great displays have been in contemplation; and these combined must have served to-make last Tuesday a pro riinent time in Australian history. As yet we have r?ot had- time to learn what success attended the up-country demons. trations ; but the accounts from Melbborno - which,of 'ourse, took the lead"- are highly satisfactory, allowing for that one drawback, unfavorable-weather.