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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
-c^..I^.lafPO-UNDING .-S ---*- 4 3~'f R EATHOOTE.-Impounded at Heatbcote, 30th i Oct ber, 1863, by Messrs. W. H. and J. H. Rob rtson -Trespass 5?. each 851 Brown filly, star, near f.re and hind feet white, AR near shoulder :.,852-.hestrut horse, Etlipe, hind feet rhi'e, AR ' ear shoulder 853 Bav hrse, near fore foot white, AR near - 2 :shoulder 854 Bay filly, stripe, no visible brand :'- .855'Cnesmut filly, Filver mane and tail, near bind :..' leg whi:e, no visible brand 856 Black filly, b'aze, white feet, no visible brand --If notclaimed and exptnses paid, to be sold, on . S aid2nDecember, 1863. JOHN HAMILTON, Poundheeper. [IEATHCOTE.-Impounded at Heathcote, 20th - L October, 1863, by Mr. J. R. Connor, for.the , Manrgers of Wild Dack Creek Common-Trespass Is. each. ;.84L.Bay horse, star, collar marked,. socrs near S- rilsi. WR conjoined near rump, like SW near thigh, like PR blotched off shoulder 844 -Biowa mare, small stripe, off hind foot white, I off shoulder S815 Black mare, sc...
THE CHINAMAN AND THE BULL. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
THE CHINAMAN AND THE BULL.-AS a mob of cattle belonging to Mr. Rlussell were being driven in from Newstead, they 'were met by a Chinaman carrying two baskets of cabbages. A bull, attracted by the green-stuff, made a dash after John, who gave leg-bail as fast as he could go. - The bull had the best of the chase, and caught John gently behind, -ripping his unmentionables up, without injuring the flesh, and then seized one of the bas kets in its mouth, scattering the contents .around, and made a dash through the bush with the Chinaman in full cry after his : basket. After various freaks the bull finished by breaking his own neck without doing any more damage.-M- A. lMail, Nov, . 6. ''New' Zealand is the first Australian colony to adopt the principle of payment I--'of members of Parliament. On the 30th ult., in the Provincial Council of Otago, the following resolution was, on the motion of the Provincial Secretary, ag-eed to :-" That 20s. a day be allowed to all ~-members representing c...
ENGLISH AND FRENCH SEAMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
ENGLISH AND FRENCH SEAMEN. Nine orten thousand French seamen having been constantly under my review for so long a period, it may be expected that I should say a few words respecting their condition.. They are wiry, active, and easily amenable both to instruction and discipline; but they are a less muscular, and certainly a smaller race than the sea men of the British islands, and are not so cleanly either in their persohs or in their dress.' I do not speak of their appearance at muster. or on Sundays or. holidays, but when in-their ordinary working dress, both on board and in their boats. On this par ticular head, I have been surprised that more pains has not been taken, with- a view to improvement; for the ships are beautifully clean in every part, and the boats are perfection. The costume of the French sailor is an exact copy of ours in every respect, but they cannot successfully imitate the style of the hut, the cut of the trousers, or the gait of the real seaman. They are no vol...
MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
MISCEILLANEOUS. Why should Africa rightly be considered to rank first of the continents ?-Because it bears the palm. Which of the feathered tribes lifts the heaviest weight ?-The Crane. A Short Trip.--Slipping on a piece of orange peel in the street. Dobbs says he has one of the most obe dient boys in the world. He tells him to do as he pleases, and he does it without murmuring. All our laws would seem to be bankrupt laws; they are broken every day. The mariner's compass has done some of the most important needle work in the world. " I'll put that in my trunk," as the wild elephant observed to the-orange. Why does a flower resemble. a public lecturet ?-Because it depends on its (s) talk. Avail yours.elf of all your knowledge without making a display of it. The ma chinery works best that is hidden from view. The truly great are humble, as those ears of corn and boughs of trees that are best laden bend lowest. When our cup runs over, we let. others drink the drops that fall, but not a...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
ALAs for human nature, nothing can make it infallible! Titles are only ornamental, after all. Many a man under the title of King, has brought disgrace, ruin, and shame upon whole races of the human family, by tricks that would disgrace a travelling tinker. And in some instances it has, ere now, required the keen penetration and the aunivide attention of i perfect philosopher, to discover the diflerence between a Lord Mayor and his fool. What wonder, then, that the Mayor of Heathcote should ex hibit the general signs of human weakness, aud so far forget himself as a member of the Road Board, as to give the slightest cause of offence to the driver of the mighty Engine, that may for aught he knows, crush him ere long a la Juggernaut. Dr. Robinson made a great mistake in asking the representatives of the press to withdraw; for Mr. Furze must naturally wish to know how it is that Mr. Wynn was not elected, after the M'Ivor News had pointed him .out as the best man. If the members of the B...
ATROCIOUS MURDER. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
ATROCIOUS MURDER. (From the Ararat Advertiser.) Garr's Plains ivill for many a long year be notorious as the tragic scene of one of the most notorious murders that ever stained our colonial records of crime. The bodies of two young men, well known in this district, have been discovered tied to a tree, gagged, blindfolded, and toma hawked in a frightful manner, . Their names are William Selby, a young man of about twenty-five years of age, and John Barnett, a youth of not more than eighteen years of age. Selby has been travelling bor some considerable time past round the country parts as a licensed hawker, and on the 16th of October last he started -from Mr. Magnus' store, Stawell,; Pleasant Creek, in company with Barnett; taking a spring cart and dray, containing about £1000 worth of clothing, jewellery, &c., principally the property, it is said, of Mr. Magnus, and a portion belonging to Selby. The parties took the usual route, passing through Gleiiorchy, and were last seen ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
"BUSINESS DI"RECTORY. !lRATHCOTE HOTEL, High-street Heathcote 'JJ['.:::,AMES HAY, proprietor." TEATHCOTE 'FLOUR MILL . Jenning IA',u street:. ." e :: .27 39 - JTAMES CIROWLE, Builder and Undertaker t:, nextOriental Bank, Heithcote. J : HN GRA.NT; iBla?kemith,e Heathhcote, ha on .. sale;' Agricnltural..?Ilments, Drsa , utmost care and dispatch. 30 42 N:IVERSON, Teacher of Music : Heathcote .:I-, c.HoteL' '" . 27r39 "MRS. ROW, Tuscan, Straw;. and fancy' Hat a .. udL: ?d Bonnet' Maker. D:yeing;cleaning, and ,nsltering to :the present :fashion. TOp?oasite the ,. ?fmes Office, igh Street; Heathcote. -: 30 42 SRS KING Milliner and Drper, Almhaiouse fl.next Oriental Bank, Hig~i street;' HIathcote ; . . . 2 39 'fretlVOR :TIMES office, nuexta Dr.; Robinson, JI .. High street, Heathcote. HILIP ORLEM&N, Builder and' Contractor, i .l"?Huntley,. near Sandhurst. 29 41 THOMAS ..CRAVEN, Storekeeper, Wine and ?+.Spi+rtsMerchant, nearly 6oppositeo-Telegraph Land Pot officesi Heathcote. ITiRU....
POST OFFICE, HEATHCOTE. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
POST OFFICE, HEU THCOTE.r ; ,ARBIVAL AND DEPARTUEE OF THE MAILS. SThe times appointed for the arrival and depar tare of the Mails in Hleathcote for 1863, are as Staider --. From Melbourne, Kyneton, and Mia Mia, daily l Monday excepted, at 3-30 a.m. Closes for dispatch, sAily, Sunday exJapted, at 2-30 p.m. I" From Redcastle, Whroo, Rushworth and Mur chison, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at 2 30 p.m. Closes for despatch, on Monday, Wed nesday and Friday, at 6 p.m. !:From Sandhurst, Wild Dock and Axedale, every -Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, at 1-30 p.m. Closes for. despatch on Tuesday, Thursday and ' Siturday, at 10 n.m. -' From Kilmor & Pyalong, eivry AMonday, Wed ne aday and Friday. Closes for dispatch every Tues day. Thuraday, and Saturday, at 7"3 a.m. Frcm Costerfiad, every Monday, Wedneeday'& Triday. Closed for despatch at 8 am. -. Beceiving B11:es--Mr J. Dougall'p, High street Cleared daily, Sunday excepted, at 2.15 p'm. :f Me Renwick's Arcyle Gully. Clear...
HEATHCOTE MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
SHEATTECOTE HMAIKETS. . : Mr Craven reports Wholesale prices as follows :i .: Beat silk dressed Flour, £15 10s per ton. . 'heat, 5s 9d per bushel. S Seed Wheat, 6s 6d ditto. . Pollard, Is 9d ditto. . Bran, Is 8d ditto. *'- Oasts [Colonial] Ga 6d ditto. S Prime seed ditto, 7s 6d ditto. S-. Cape Barley, 6s 6d dittc. Best cut Chaff, 8s cwt. Hay, £7 153. per ton. P ' - otatoes, £8 to £9 per ton. / ?
THE UPPER HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
THE UPPER HOUSE. (From the Age.) Of ivbat utility is the Upper House ? Since the beginning of the New Constitu tion, what has it accomplished in the way of legislation entitling it to the gratitude or respect of the country? We are not about to question the policy of bicameral representation-the objection extends only to our own Upper Chamber. It is quite possible, even in a democratic country, to create a branch of the Ldgislature that shall contain as well as represent the wis dom, the experience, and even the virtues of the nation. We could not in this country as yet follow strictly the plan sketched out by Mr. Mill, but it might be aproached; and, as the field to be occupied by men of ability expands, so the Chamber of the Legislative Council might ultimately be occupied by persons worthy of the name of senators, and to whom the inte rests of the country might be safely con fided. Ad it is, the Upper House is dis creditable to the country. For the A ssembly, if need be, there is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
i: TO PASTOR, iWHRL00 So you are thankful for Small mercies on Whroo, And so you ought in truth to be; For nothing else were due, i f half the people on the place At ill resemble you ! :9 Youse- Tnux. FOR SALE. FOR SALE, Valuable Freehold Properties, Mclvor, DATCHET FARM, (Subject to a Lease.) T HE FARM contains 122 acres, half a mile frontage to the high road, well fenced and sub-divided, a creek running through it; cottage, barn, stock-yard, garden, orchard, vineyard, and about 50 acres cultivated. Also a good BRICK HOUSE, Garden, &c., in High Street, Heathcote. A COT TAGE and VINERY, next Survey Office, and Two Detached Allotments. Titles un exceptionable. Apply to- MR. W. H. ALSOP, Heathcote, or MR. CRUBBE, Solicitor, Dunolly. 25 37 FOR SALE. ]HE CORNER ALLOTMENT of ?LAND next to the Ben Nevis Hotel.- Apply to W. Youle. 33 to NOTICES. NOTICE OF REMOVAL. G. DICIKASON, Tailor, &c., has SREMOVED to the Old Heathcoto Sale Rooms, adjoining the Shamrock Hotel, High Str...
HEATHCOTE HOSPITAL. Tuesday, November 10th, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
HEATHCOTE HOSPITAL. Tuesday,' November 10th, 1863. :Present-The Chairman, Messrs Crowle, 'Cunningham, and Adams. :;:This was the night for the monthly meeting of the Committee of Management, but in consequence of there -being no ,.quorum, the. meeting was postponed to W:.:Wednesday.
HEATHCOTE POLICE COURT. Tuesday, November 10th, 1863. (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
, Fi _TC??OTE POLICE COURT. . Tuesday, November 10th, 1868. (Before Mr. Willohy, P.M.) SIllegal Detention of Tools.-John Merry I' arged James Hill with illegally detain ing some tools belonging to him. Mr. Millett, on behalf of the defendant, applied for a postponement on the ground that insufficient time was given to sum moons witnesses. ? Postponed till to-day. SThursday, November 12th, 1863. i '(: Before Mr. Willoby, P.M., and Mr. Stacpool, J.P.) Wages.-William Hendy- sought to recover the sum of £14 fiom Thomas :Tyrrell. The defendant applied for a postpone :ment, which was granted. The case will be heard on Monday. The Court adjourned for one hour. The Court resumed at 12 o'clock. James Bullock applied for a District Publican's License for his house on the Wild Duck Creek. Constable Moran said the house was not finished, and Mr. Bullock asked for a postponment for a week. Mr. Wilson said he had received a letter objecting to the granting of the license on the ground that it was...
MINING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
MINING INTELLIGENCE. Only four shafts are at present being ' ;.:.worked in High-street. In three instances, we believe, the parties are getting payable gold. The woking party, of the " Band of Shicers,'' have little hopes of their claim turning out. The "New Chum" Company are get. ting pretty fair prospects, anui from the apparent spirit with which they are shaping, we imagine they are on payable '-`gold. The "Rise and Shine" Company are satisfied with the results of various trials, and are sanguine of making it pay for some time. 'One of the party, Jenimy Muir, injured his wrists, but he is recover ing fast. The " Union" .boys are as lively as .. lively as crickets, and well-pleased with -their prospects... . I:. .~elson, Hodgson & Co. have obtained a good prospect from a hole at the back of the. Miner's Store, 30 grains to four :buckets.. The gold is shotty.,
Wednesday, November 11th, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
-Wednes&zy, Norember 11th, 1863. This was an adjourned meeting of the t," Committee of Management. Present--The Chairman, and Messrs Keene, Campbell, Fynn and Sutherland. . The minutes of the previous meeting w"='. Were read and confirmed. The Chairman said the Sub-committee Shad obtained the necessary security from Mr. Pinder, but a letter had been received from that gentleman, declining the office of Collector, as he had discovered that the districts had been lately canvassed, and the town alone did not offer sufficient in ducement to commence the duties. Mr. Campbell proposed-" That the o.. mmittee defer the appointment of a Collector till the commencement of the year." Seconded by Mr. Fynn, and carried. Mr. Cunningham took his seat. The Chairman said the sum of £51 4s. bad been paid into the credit of the Hos pital, the receipts from the performances of 'Heathcote Amateur Serenaders. Mr. Thomas said that the whole of the £:51 4s. had been paid in, and pointed out ::=.tho...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
AMERICA. General Rosencrantz has been itefeated after two days' hard fighting;. Tlhe Fde ral loss iS estimated at 13,000, men. General Burnside has been: sent with reinforcements : The sTige of Charleston has.been sus pended. The Confederates contemplate raising. a loan of twenty-three millions. Texas has seceeded, and rumoun's are current of the intention of France to recog nise the Southern Confedefa:cy
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. [PER GREVILLE AND BIRD, TELEGRAPHIC AGENTS.] DEFEAT OF THE FEDERALS. PROBABLE RECOGNITION OF POLAND BY ENGLAND. THE GREAT EASTERN SEIZED. EXPECTED RUPTURE BETWEEN GERMANY AND DENMARK. WAR FEEING IN ENGLAND STRONG AGAINST RUSSIA. Times Office, Friday, 1 o'clock, a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH :,MAIL. (By Electric Telegraph.) [PER o.GREILLE AND BIRD,. TELEGRAPHIC AGENTS.] DEFEAT OF THE FEDERALS. PROBABLE RECOGNITION OF PO -LAND BY ENGLAND. THE GREAT EASTERN SEIZED. EXPECTED RUPTURE BETWEEN GERMANY AND DENM1ARK. WAR FEELING IN ENGLAND STRONG AGAINST RUSSIA. Times Office, Friday, I o'clock, a.m. The Nprtham arrived at Adelaide at 3 p.m. yesterday, with English news to the 3rd of October, and from.New York to 23rd September. The Harvest in England is computed to be worth thirteen millions more than last year. Parliament has been proroglied to the ist of December. The Head quarters of the 43rd Regiment left for Auckland. The Tyne Regatta was won by Chamers, the 'Champion. of the Thames. The war feeling is reaching a very high pito? against Russia. In France the same feeling exists very strongly, and war is by no means improthble. The feeling in favour of Poland is very strong, ind it is likely that England will recognise the kingdom of Poland.. The Grea...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 13 November 1863
THE PRESBYEPiLA CHURd.~-The con tractor for the " i?-erectiond and eiilargement of the Scdtch-. Church' is, getting on very slowly, and in consequence there will be: no Divine.Service performed at this ;place of worship on Sundaay ext. .Ha RAYvoon. Rusu.-The' Raywood Rlushis undbubtedlythie bestthiit has taken place in Victoria for some : time past, and there can be little doubt that there Sare sufficient 'miners .on the ground to do justice to it . .. .. Tai' fTown' HALL.-We have -now a splendid building for .public purposes, such as lectures, select concerts, public demon strations, &c., and we trust the Town Council will be actuated by a liberal spirit, in peirmitting thelHail to be used for all legitimate purposes, upon the most reason able terms: possible, this is the only nieans they have of moaking d return for the money of the ratepayers expended on the building. CRICKET.-We' see by advertisement, that a meeting . ofpersons desirous of forming a Cricket Club,'will:be...