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AUGUST SITTING OF THE HEATHCOTE COUNTY COURT. (Before His Honor Judge Skinner.) At the Heathcote Police Court, 4th August. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
AUGUST SITI'NG OF THE HEATH COTE COUNTY COURT. (Before. His Honor Judge.Skihner.) At the Heathcote Police Court, 4th August. The following is the Cause List and the verdicts : UNDER £?0. H. Branscombe .v. T. Cocks and another-For Plaintiff, £12 6s. 8d., costs £3 13s. ld. G. Roby v. Smith-For Plaintiff. £3 12s Gd., costs £:3 18s 10d. G..luurirowood v. Dreskel-For Plaibtiff £10 9 5a..'cbsts 1 2 06. W. Macintosh v. T. Carpenter-Struck out. E. Parker, v. Braithwaite-For Piaintiff £8 8s. costs £1 2 61. Same v. C. Rease and another - For Plaintiff as against Rease, £1: 14s s1d., costs £1 2s 6d. Same v. A. M'Donald-Struck out. Same v. W. M;chie--Sruck out..' Same v. Lease Settled. Currie and Stephens v. Graham -Settled. C. Purvis v. R. Oliver Struck out. J. Mfillett v. J. Jackson Sertled. Duncan & Co. v. D. Foan - Settled. Hall & James v. Norris--For Plaintiffs £10 5s 8,1, costs £1 19s Gd. Routledge Bros. v. C. Sharman-Settled. M. Harley v. R.. Oliver and others-For Plainti...
Wednesday 5th August, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
Wednesday ith/ Angnst, 1863. ' The usual fortnightly uieeting took place in the Council Chanber. Present-The Chairman, and Crs. Hay, Fynn, and Youle. The Chairman asked' if there was any report of the Sub-Committee appointed to look after the culverts, sent in. Cr. Youle stated there was no report drawn up, but Cr. Welsh had proimised to draw up specifications for the necessary repairs to the culverts. The drain round the Court House. Mnr. Flannagan had written to say that he-had ordered the Clerk of the Works to draw out specifications for making a drain round the new Court Ho,.se. The Town Clork was informed by Mr. Orr that Mr. Flana guan had given him no instructions with regard to the drain. Report of the Sub-Committee appointed to meet the deputation of Puddlers at the bridge near the Ben Nevis Hotel. Cr. Youle stated that lie attenided alone, and handed in a report, in which it was stated that no puddling operations were being carried on in that division just now. When -puddli...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
A MJNICIPAL COUNCIL. A Special Meeting of the Town Council i: was held at the Heathcote Hotel on Satur day. Present - the Chairman, Ors. Hay, Walker, and Walsh. The meeting was called, to meet Mr Flanagan, the Architect, who had just arrived. The Chairman asked Mr Flanagan if the work was going on satisfactorily. Mr Flanagan: No, the works are not going on satisfactorily. The Chairman asked, as regards quality of materials ? Mr Flanagan : I don't know as to quality, but the. instructions of the Clerk of the Works were not attended to; spruce had .been used in the floor instead of red pine; •the.plaster was not right; he also found fault with the joists ; the spouts ought to have been put in. Mr Crowle asked if he would be per : mitted to make a statement, apparently unheeded. The' Chairman said the last order for money from the Council should have been made upon the Government; the Council had already advanced £100 more than its share of the expenses. Cr. Hay proposed-that Mr Flanag...
HEATHCOTE POLICE COURT Monday, August 3rd, 1863. Before Mr Willoby, P.M., and Mr Stacpoole, J.P. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
HEATIICOIE POLICE COURT Monday, Auguest 3rd, 1863. Before Mr Willoby, P.M., and Mr Stacpoolo, J.P. August Bourie was charged with the fol lowing offlnce3, and found guilty in each case :--?st. Exposing his person; sen tanco - 14 days' imprisonment, 2nd, Using obscene liiaiage, fied 40s., or 7 days imprisonment. 8rd. Damaging con stable Tawal's cloak:' fined is. and 15s. damages. 4th. Damaging constable Timo thy's cloak: fined is., or three days im prisonment. 5th. Breakihg a pane of glass in\Ir Fabbard's window : fined 1s. and BS. 6d. damages, or one week's im prisonment; the imprisonment with hard labour. The prisoner said he did not recol lect anything that happened; he had no money.
Mining Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
The Caledonian Company are still crush ing. - Simmons' lot turned out 203 ounces. Potter & Co., are getting good stone, the reef is rather thinner than it has been, but still they have great hopes of the Phenix. Bock and Taite are raisfig good stone, but the water is very strong in their claim, and impedes them very much. The late rains have retaided mining opperations very much. Hayes' Guily is still maintaining its population. Another puddling machine is in course of erection in Caledonian Gully. We are enabled to report favorably of mining matters in general at Costerfield, along thie line of reel for several claims on either side of the prospectors, work is being carried on briskly, with cheering prospects of success. Coster, Field, & Co. crushel during the last fortniglht about 100 tons of stone and inullock mixed, which yielded 90 oz. 7 dwts.. k8 rld, th.y a,.o atill oruhLing annd .axQpct a Iarger yield next clearing up. They have let 130 feet of their new engi...
ACCIDENT TO THE MELBOURNE MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
ACCIDENT TO THE MELBOURNE MUALL. The driver of the Mail Coach from Kyneton, left at the usual time with the Heathcote and Waranga mails, and three passengers, and arrived at the Campaspe at about one o'clock, on Saturday morning. The river was at that time much swollen and crossing was impossible. The coachman remained there until eleven o'clock, when he attempted to cross. The coach was swept away by the current, and was "brought up all standing" against a tree in the river. The horses were unloosed, and the coach was made fast to the tree. The driver then went to the Mia Mia for fresh horses; he returned in four hours with assistance, and the passengers were then drawn on shore, having first made a rope fast to the pole of the coach, and cast it adrift from the tree. In attempting to pull the coach on shore, the king-bolt came out and away. went the coach with its contents down the stream. The large mail bag was rescued some dis tance down on the west side of the river, and was br...
MEETING OF THE HEATHCOTE ROAD BOARD. August 4th, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
MEETING OF THE HEATHCOTE' ROAD BOARD. Auqut 4th, 1863. Present-the Chairman, Dr Robinson, Mr. Egan, Mr. Cocks, and Mr. Freeman The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. Mr Freeman asked the members of the Board to sueak loud as he was very hard of hearing, and he did not hear the last minute of the last meeting at the time it was said to have been passed. He said it would be as well for the Clerk to read "the requisition calling the last special meeting, " it will prevent you being charged with acting illegally." CORRESPONDENCE. A. copy of.a letrer was read which was sent to Mark Hayes; concerning a strip of land which the Board reqnired for the pur pose of making a road to Mr Hill's pro perty, and relquesting Mr. .Haves' attend ance tosubmit to the Board the terms on which he would let them have the land. A letter was read from the Roads and Bridges Office pitlh ref reice tobthe bridge over the Creek. A letter was read from Mr Winter, apologising for not attendin...
OPENING OF PARLIAMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
OPENING OF PARLItlMENT. (From Wednesday's Age.) The aspect of the Assembly on Tuesday svening was most gratifying. The House vas, for once, a reflex of. the opinion of the ,oantry, and the Ministry had behind and around themr, the most consistent, the most estimable, and most popular of the representatives. It cannot be denied that the grouping- was incongruous, and that gen;lemen were observedt in startling jnxta-position. Mollison fonnd a place near Berry. Nicholson sat not far from M'L:elhin; and Captain Ml'Mu?on did not scruple to desert his colleagues of twenty moths. If we have a cause for complaint, it is that the majority is too considerable We could spare to O'Shanassy a few with out weakening the Government in the least. They neither want Dr Mackay nor Di" Macadam, nor others that - we can nime. If we could have the honesty and principle on one side, and the im purities of all sorts heaped together on the other, the arrangement of parties would be much more satisfactory. T...
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. REGULATIONS AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH TELEGRAPHIC MESSAGES ARE AUTHORISED TO BE TRANSMITTED IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 7 August 1863
ELECTRIC TELIEGRAPH. REGULATIONS AND CONDITIONS 4UDER WHIlCII TELEGRAPIIIC MESSAGES ABE AUTHOnp8ED TO BE TAI;SOHITTED IN VICTOPIA. 1. To lessen as much as possible any liability to esror in" the transmission of Messages from dofeo. tive manuscriDt, it is desirable that the use of Figures should he avoided, and that words at length be substituted; and thliepublic, in using the Electric T'elegraph, are requested to be "particulai in giving a full and correct address to every Mes sage, so that' the least possible delay in delivery may occur. 2. Messages will be transmitted in the order of their recepton, and no precedence will be allowed, eicept for spec al despatches 'on the service f 'the Government,'lhe arrest of criminals, and in cases of pres;ing emergency, sickness, or death. 3. All Messages will be held strictly confidential. 4. Payment of Charges in advance will be re quired, .except for Replies to Interrogatory Mes. sages on which the senider may have written the words " Reply...
MECHANICS' INSTITUTE COMMITTEE MEETING. Monday, August 10th, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 August 1863
MECHANICB' INSTITUTE COM MITTEE MEETING. Monday, August 10th, 1868. Present - Messrs Crowlo, Brooks, M'Inne3, Hubbard, OIison, and Von derluft. Other members had been in but had left, as the Committee did not sit till 9 o'clock. Mr. Brooks proposed - " That Mr. M'Innes take the Chair." Seconded by Mr. Crowle, and carried. Mr. Hubbard proposed-" That Mr. Crowle act as Secretary in the absence of Mr. Adams." Seconded by Mr. Ollson, and carried. The Rev. Mr. Budd entered the room. The minutes of the last meeting were read and confirmed, on the motion of Mr. Vonderluft, seconded by Mr. Hubbard. Mr. Vonderluft said it would be as well if the Committee selected books to the value of 17s. 6d., which Mr. Dwight had placed at disposal of the Institute. He thought the 5th volume of All the Year Round would be. a valuable addition to the library, as the Institute had commenced taking it. Several members expressed themselves to the effect that it would be as well to adjourn, as the Secretary an...
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE THE CORRUPTION STIGMA. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 August 1863
PARLIAMENTARY INTELLIGENCE . THE CORRUPTION STIGMA. In the Assembly on Tuesday night: Mr. A. J. SMITH asked the hon. the the Chief Secretary " What steps the Government intended taking to relieve hon. members of the House from the stigma cast upon them by the motion of the hon. member for Ararat (Mr I'Lellan), which appeared in the notice paper on Thursday, the 6th instant ?" The hon. member said he considered this a very difficult question for the Government to answer. He did not think that the Government had anything to do with the matter more than any individual member of the House. But an insult had been cast upon every hon. member of the House bythe hon. member, Mr M'Lellan, refusing to mention the names of the fourteen hon. members whom he said he could prove to have received bribes. Mr. M'LELLAN rose to order. He never stated that there were fourteen hon. members who had received bribes. He trusted the hon- member in making any statements with respect to him, would confine hi...
CHINA AND JAPAN. AWFUL EARTHQUAKE IN MANILLA, 1500 LIVES LOST. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 August 1863
CHINA AND JAPAN. AWFUL EARTHQUAKE IN M3ANILLA, 1500 LIVES LOST. JUNE 29.-Matters at Japan have, been temporarily arranged, and business is progressing. The United States Legation was burned on the 23rd May. It is supposed to be, done by accident. Prince Issurras' (Richardson's murderer) power proved to be greater than that of the Tycoon. A, large Army has assembled before Nankin. and a seige is an.icipated. Manilla has almost been destroyed by an earthquake. It is estimajed that 1500 persons were killed. The loss of property is calculated at 16000,000 dollars. . , Freights-At Hong Kong tonnage is plentiful. At Canton freights are ;4 5is, per ton. a,
POST OFFICE REGULATIONS FOR THE ISSUE AND PAYMENT OF POST OFFICE MONEY ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 August 1863
P POS'T OQFFICE REGULATIONS Fon TnE ISSUE-AND PAYMIE?T OF Post OFFICE ?MoNEY. ORDERS. His Excellency the Governor, w th the advice of the Executive Council, has been pleased to di. rect.thh publication of the following Regulations for the issue and payment of post office money orders in the Colony of.Victoria; and the public are hereby informed that in conformity with these regulations, money orders may be obtained and be made payable at the undermentioned places, on and after the Ist July, 1868: 1. Places and times of isssue and payment. Money orders may be obtained and be made pay able at the follow ng places, viz.: The Post Office at Melbourne Ditto Geelong S Ditto Ballaarat Ditto Sandhurst Ditto Castlemainei Ditto Beechworth, Ditto ' Kilmore " Ditto Maryborough Dittp . Ararat Ditto Pleasant Creek Ditto Williamstown.... Ditto Portland Ditto Belfast Ditto Warnambool between tne hours of Ten a.m. and Three p.m. daily-Sindays excepted. 2. Limit of amount, and number to be issued urp...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 August 1863
THE 0* x wo ' ,TIMES AAND RODNEY ADVERTISERi Is Published EVERY FRIDAY MORNING, .P RI'CE 6D: -. QuarterlU Subse iption Oso 7 if en by Post . Pawable ina eee THE "MV.OR- TIMES" WILLIN FUTURE BE PUBLISHED EVE -R-Y. FIR ID AY,*.i ir. Crimp's.;. connection with the Times has ceased. All correspondence to be addressed to the :Editor, Tini Ofie, High Street, Heatlicote.: Mr. Thomas is 'authorised 'to eanvass for the Times'and collect accounts., GENERAL ADVERTISING AND PRINTING ESTABLISHMENT, H-IGH: STREET; HEATHCOTE. TIHE McI OR TIMES will bo publinh~t every Friday morning, in time for the cotintry coachie, an iml'will. have a circulation through Heathcote, Stewarttown, Costerfield, Redcastle, Rushworth. Whroo. Murchison, Pysloog, &c., &c. It will, therefore, be a good medium for advertisers, Agents and correspondents have been uppointed in all the townships above-mentioned. SA large and varied assortment of Has been added to the Times office, suitable for all kinds of Pos...
NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 August 1863
NOTICH. . ~nandafter 23rd July, the following rates o Postage Rill be chargeable upon Letters for the United Kingdom via Marstlles :-No,' exceeaing half an ounce, ten;eace (10d); exceeding half an ounce but not ex eeding out ce, one shilling and eightpence. (is. 8d.); above one ou.ce but not exceeding two ounces, three shillirgo and fJour pence, (3s. 4d.) ; above two ounces but not exceed nag three onuces, five shiliata, (so.) Every ounce after the first, one shilling and eightpeace (it. 8d.) Post Office, Heathcote. July 23, 1861.
EUROPE. LONDON, 29th June. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 14 August 1863
EUROPE; LoNDno, 29th June. The Times states the French, Govern: ment had renewed proposals to England for a joint diplomatic action in America;: in which it was proposed to recoanise .thle South. Sir Joshua.Jebb is dead. Consols 92. It is asserted that the acceptance of the propositions made by France, England, and Austria on behalf of Poland,, with some modifications, will be allowed' by Russia. Earl Russell declared in Parliament that he had not received any proposal from France for a joint recognition of the South, and that opinions on the subject~ had not been interchanged. The Post declares that this statement amounts to the effect that the report of the renewal of French mediation proposals were unfounded. Sir Charles Darling left Plymouth- on the 27th of June, in the ship Suffolk. Consols 92..