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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
SU INE S DIRECSTORY. HIN'$ I~illiiecr'd dflrper, Alma house" ' 'in;x OnientaVBaok, high street, hleatbeota. .TIIHOMAS D~BWET, 'Bread itrd Bieroitt A.Baber, High -street, hIlcatlicote. Delivery carts "go round daily. [)UNCANh end-CO`, Drapers, n'xt Toimnc office, Heathcote. JnextOniental llnk,Thathi/oto. ,Udeta fTp OM~A8 CRAVYIOT, yStsrreleeper, Wino. and' .1:!lit Me 1;hin.a ripry~ uptee~o t-le ante m1TA CHCO1TE HOTEL, High street, leathcoto Y],-=JAMES HAS,-pro r'stor.. (clVOR&TT~.ES offleo,&lt;eextDanesn ecu Co.'s r ' L, :High stree t, &eathcote.: :ffBADAM SON, -Solicitor end Conveaynrer, 'ILnextfia! and Jamos'h, Heat;h oto.. + I MLLETT,. Solicitor, 'Cvsoneyner,. and -?roe er.; office, next, Shamrnock hotel. ]I HATHOOTE= FLOUR" ?4ILL_ .3ernriug W. .1ACINOSR; SlA lIbEEU A11 = MtAR SS 'MAKEU. Every article in the trade supplied.. S. 0'T IC'C . . G'DICKASO1R-baving been advisedly. '. t niany fiendaitoeonsnenice busines in lieath Cord,'leb? to intimate tht'he eas...
A DIGGER'S KICK. (To the Editor of the McIvor Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
S A DIGGER'S KICK. (To the Editor'of. the Mclvor Times.) , Sin,-It may am use your", readers to know, that I arose after an uneasy sleep less night, occasioned by nxiety for the distress of my family, in consequence of a continued run of ill-luck in my search foi gold. I lighted the fire, slung the billy. and awaked the little ones, which caused my-poor wife to.open. her,eyes, .Almost in silence we cut the last loaf of bread as we drank the tea made from the last pinch' in the tin; and shouldering pick and shovel in sadness, I directed my stAps - to the .only pillar I. knew of in Opposum Gully. . . - . . Close I stuck to my work, and bottomed only to discover that no gold was there; I fossicked round only to be more disap pointed. Withmelancholy thoughts I ex amined'the last untouched end of the hole, where, drip, drip, the wdtei was: coming through, andtb break ground was only to let in the daimmed-up sludge. In despair, I sat down, leaning against the side, and lighted my pipe cha...
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
Orflinal 6rlteroliodllea.k :: While inviting com?muiications on any current or interesting topic, we wish it to be distincily un ..:derstood that we do not bind ourselves to publish any letter. Nothing, however, will be rejected, if legibly written, unless libellous, or too len. thy for our columns ; oi i-nless'it il?ll appear for some other reason that it wiould 'e' manifestly against-the interests of our readers to insert it. It is requesled that all letters intended for publica 'tion, be for,*aded to this office before midday on Wednesday of each week. Rejected manuscript is not preserved. ..... .. P .... ...... . " T .. ..... ..... . . . . ..... ." , :.
Heathcote Municipal Council. Wednesday, May 27. Present Crs. Robinson (Chairman), Hay, and Craven. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
Wednesday, May 27. Present (rs. Robins'on (Chairman), Hay, and Craven. Th s6iiiiiftes of last' meeting-were -ead and confirmed. Letters were read from the Registrar General, acknowledging the receipt of the annual Statistical Returns of- the Munici pality. From theChiefSecretairy, inform ing the, Council that the Bye-Law No. 14, had been assented to. ' The report 'of:the Commissioners of the Municipal and Charitable Institutions, and a bill to consolidate.. and amend the laws relating to Municipal Institutions, were received. - . It was proposed by Co?ncillor Hay, and secondidedby Councillor Craven, ' That the following accounts be paid :" MrCrowle, Contractor .. £200 Os. Od. Clerk of Works .. .. 18 Os. Od. Government Printer- .. - 6 Os. 'Od. .Town.Clerk ... .. 817s-C0 Assessors ..- .. .. 10 Osd.: Inspector of Measures .. 10 Os. Od. Festivities .... ;. 23 Os.,0d: The time fixed for the attendance of the TowpClerk at the Council Chambers is, from 2- to 4 p.m., on Mondays, Thesdays; W...
SANDHURST. May 26th, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
SANDHURST. ' (From our own Correspo'ndent.) May 263th, 1863.1 The Qiioeb's Birthday-, was kept as a Gnieral-Holidayto-day, and-has?beeincar riedout with great spirit. Nothing occurred to mar the happiness of all the pleasure seekers who visited Sandhurst this day. A slight shower or- two came on about 2 o'clock, and after that the sky cleared, and all went merry as a Marriage Bell.. The Procession, consisting of Mounted Cavah,; Rifle'Corps, Fire Brigade, Cale donian Society, and an immens- concourse of people, formed about 11. o'clock, and proceeded to the Back Creek Cricket Ground, where. the different sports came off at 5 o'clock. They then re-formed and returned. The Illuminations were first-iate..; The most conspicuous were in Pall Mall, a con tiiuous line of jets of gas from the Free mason's to Ashley's Corner. In the centre was the Princess' Theatre, and at each end, the letter A. It then .continued, in like manner, from the Commercial Hotel to the Shamnrock Corner, and at eac...
THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
THE MUNICIPAL ELECTION. Dr Robinson; the Charman, after read ing the advertisement calling the meeting, as prescribed by the Act of Council ;.in vited -the ratepayers to nominate a .candi •date or candidates; when, after a short pause, Mr Jamee.Crowle proposed: Mr Youle as a fit and proper person to-fill the vacant seat.- Mr Craven sedonded the nomination; ai ,s ..no.. other candidate .wasproposed, the Chairman declared Mr =Yodle dulyelected.: : ' Mr Youle then briefly thanked the meeting for the honor, and said that ha was prcpared.for.a defeat; :but,.,a.ho jvis elected, ;he 'piildildo Mhs dit:,the rhte payers. A vote of 'thahns to ,thie Chair mit t'erinated the-proceedings The whole affair lasted but`-a few miniutes.. There were about 20-persons present.: We shall at- some- other time enter into the question of whait causes the present apparent absence of public spirit, and why the Councailhaslost th, charms or attraction which it once evidently pos sessedi iwhena' seat was "often...
NOTICES. APPROACHING MEETINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
: NOTICES. 'APPROACHING MEETINGS. : Munvicipal Council.-Tn the Council -: Chamber, at 3 p.m., on Wednesday, June 10th. Heafhcote aud Waranga District Road B:.:Boad.-In theiroffces, Emeu Hotel, at ' :: 3 p.m., on Tuesday, June 2nd. BHospital.-In the Committee Room, at S ; p.m., on Tuesday, June 9th. Mechanics' Institute.-In the Committee Ronom, at half-past 8 p.m., on Monday, June 1st. :: Masonic Lodge.-In the Lodge, at 8 p.m., on Friday, June 5.
Local News. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
- Either from absence of loyal feeling, or more probably from the paltry fear of losing a day's trade, the storekeepers of.Heathcote refused to close their. establishments on Tuesday. In consequence of this the day was not celebrated with such general good will 's tie occasion demanded. What fes tivities were arranged upon were confined to'one or two cricket and football contests; and the scrambling of a few pounds of lollies amnong the children. At niht somel illuminations were exhibited, including the transparency, spoken of last. week, at Mtdssrs Hall and James's. These were en tered into with remarkable unanimity, for scarcely a window but sent forth a stream of light of some stren?th. "For brilliancy the Victoria hotel wasa fine spectacle: all its windows both on the ground and upper floors being filled with lights. The Heath cote came-next in order of lustre. From its promihent site the-Hospital showed admira-, bly, and also the Camp buildings from a similar advantage of. posi...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
'ýrE TE press of Otago - true to the interests s of its patrons and the province - carefully :,:suppresses a great deal of information that i*'iob;ol not only be interesting, but highly ? ui.: seful to -he inhabitants of this colony. T':- :3he news of the arrival of a good escort, o?. r the fabulous riches of some new rush, as '..certified by Mr O'Brannigan, of the. police :o rce; is set forth in the most glowing S terms: published in special extraordinaries, &;;. ind ? ried throngh the town by a hundred Srunnebrs. The daily papers 'are published : afthe low prices of three half-pence and ;hreepence respectively; and by a conces S ion.made to the press [by the government, e::nwspapers are transmitted free to this - ; country. As some people consider sending ' s awspa peis a very good eiouse for not wr(ting, a great number reach hero from ;: ew Zealand, containing the most gorgeous Sio~o'resof. an El Dorado, but not one r glimpse of the obverse of misery, sickness, sin:;.a de...
POST OFFICE, HEATHCOTE. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
POST - OFFICE, HEATHCOTE. LIST OF LETTERS remaining Unclaimed at this Office, received during the week ending May 26th, 1863 Blackburn, Joseph Murt, George Dudley, Thomas Mackie, Mr W. Fraser, William Sholes and Leese Hayes Edward Shale , John &nbsp; &nbsp; Keyser, Ferdinand Travers. Mrs. Bridget Lofthouse, George Visick, Nicholas Mason, Esq. * LIST OF LETTERS Detained at this Office requiring Additional Postage: Mr John. Cursiter Johnston, Post office Man ukuikis, Junction Dunstan, N. Z. Mrs J. McIntosh, care of Mr Davis, Elpinstone.
Heathcote Police Court. Thursday, May 21. (Before Mr Willoby, P.M.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 28 May 1863
aje~tcaf ""9U~ce (gut Thursday, I4ay 21. (Before Mr Willoby, P.M.) Fifteen appeals against the municipal assessment were adjourned till Thursday, May 28. . Friday, May 22. (Before Mr Willoby, P.M., and Messrs. Cocks and Robertson, J.P.'s.) Allowing. water to Staignate.-Police v. Tait. Fiied 5s with 5s costs. Debt.-Wright v. Thornton.-£6 6s 10d. Oiderfor £5, 19s 1Od, with 44s, 6d costs. Thomas Drewett was fined 5s with 5s costs for allowing pigs to wander in the municipal streets. M. Mdnday,? May:25. 1)Driitetin As.T-'Idio-iu Rickiirds was fined 5s and costs, or 24 hours' imprison ment. Wednesday, May 26th. (Before Dr Robinson, J.P.), Drunkennss -Ohbristina Moord was dis charged with a caution,
Heathcote Municipal Council. Wednesday, June 24, 1863. (Present— the Chairman. Crs. Hay, Fynn, Walker, and Walsh.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 25 June 1863
Ienttrote niuicdial Sound!. 'Wednesday, June' 24, 1863. (Present- the Chniimnn, ,Crs. Hay, Fynn, Walker, and Walsh.) 'iMr YoIde was introduced byo Cr. Hay, and took his seat. Cr. Fynn stated that thesib-committee appfointed for gelting* the bridges made possible, had accepted the tender of Bell and Co., for £7 lOs., for theupper bridge. One tender.was received fer repairing .thb 1owerT-bridge for -£6: 'The Committee thought it too.much, and refulsed to give the work ant that price. -rM Grundy sun sequiently iu~dertook to do it for £4. i'he work bhhs been completed. Cr.' ?Wllker :houg't the Comnmittee should get something.done to tLhe culverts down by: fhompson's paddock. _?The- Chairman said that it was necessary that ~eosthing should be doneto,the roed near the Hibernian Hotel 'and Brightwell'N Hill. Some filling in was also wanted near the culvert. -. Cr. Youle.thoughlit that something else besides filling in was necessary', for that would require repeating every time -it rains he...
COSTERFIELD. June 24, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 25 June 1863
p-*: ' .COSTERFIECD;. fFrom our own C'orrespondent.) .June 24,11803. Coster, Field, and Co., iealised from anotheri rushing of 10 g doys, 159 oz. •13 dwts. of gold, the :yield of:100:tons of -stone. t? n Nos.1I nnmd2 they ·re Still it?i~sino i: stone, from a.large reef, hut.os none hnos yet.been crushed, its valuc.is not known. M ressrs Morris "nd Co.-are still sinking. ': e s-toneraised froin the shaftleadb them 49 pect a ezitisfactory crushing. ' ressrs McDfougal and Co.' are raising sto'e:from the prosieeting claim, Lbwer Costerfield. r'Thdy ,have come upon a large reef, the stone from which is veriy similar in appearance to that raised dy Goster, Field, and Co. They will shortly have a trial crushing of 30 tons. On the Ne?wv Brunswick matters are looking queer. 1The tril crushipgs of stone were unsatisfactory.
(To the Editor of the McIvor Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 25 June 1863
i (Tii o the Editor .of the Mfclvor Times.) .i a,-Ianm glad to-soee that, my inquiries ,';' in a previnis letter have' elicifed an explan ,?:i:: atioh from Mr Maegregor, for his repeated I .absence from his parliamentary duties. I. a: am'lso dglad't6 hear thit his health has so -; far recovered as -to be able to attend to those duties more regularly, But there is : :onie part'of Mr Macgregor's letter that is • open tocomment; whereinho states through the slow recovery from a severe illness he has not been able to attend to his parlia * :mentary duties so well as he couldhave w- ishedr but when absent. he has always .paired 6ff with some member, so that the .. 'opposition lost none of its voting power. I wish to call. his attention to the fact that on the night which formed the chief subject S of my letter, he is not reported 'to have pi: ir~ d with any other member, Also, that -. a perusal of the parliamentary reports will . -show, that on several occasions when some £,? ot?? be, mo...
(To the Editor of the McIvor Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 25 June 1863
(To tho Editor of the Alyoor Times.) Sxt--I shall feel obliged to you if you ill insert. the folloding :- -I shuald scarcely have. imagined that the advisers of John:~McNicol, 'would have allowed such a letter as that which appeared i - the. Rodney ? Dispatch of 20th 'June, to be : published. It bears its own' refutatio,, I fTor who will believe that any one finding~ , '.such a reef as that describe'd therein,; w :ould allow it to fall into the hands of ": others. If McNicol was so foolish, I dnn tiell him ~hat the Messrs Coster would S.not have been, after having it pointed - out to them. SThe reef thiht was -ropping out of the ground was certainly pointed out by McNicol, 'but it was -a largeo mass of .~pfiartz, and did not contain" a particle cf An'ti?ony. They sari some Antimony .-lower, a very small bit about the size of a -;(marble. This they pickedoup in aloose u, orface stone, quite apart fromany solid " reef, and it was this small bit of, ore :j that induced them to .get the...
ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. REGULATIONS AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH TELEGRAPHING MESSAGES ARE AUTHORISED TO BE TRANSMITTED IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 25 June 1863
: ELECTRIC tELEGRAPH. :.. REDULATIONS AND .CONDITIONS .:; iDER WaHIH. TELEGRAPHIo MESSAGES ARE ArnonBsn To0 BE TRAHBNa TTB D.i YvIOOIaU. 1. To lessen as much as possible any liability to e.rorin: the. tiansmission of Messages fromndefec. ,tiemanuscript,, it is desirable ahat the use of Fidgres should be avoided, and that words at ength besubstituted; and the publio.in using the RlectricTelegraph, are requested to be particular ingiving a fall and oorrect address to, every Mes. sage, so that. the least possible delay in delivery may occur. 2~-Messages will be transmittedin the order of their r pcepuon; and no precedence-will b& allowed, except for special despatches on the seivice: of the Government, the arrest of criminals, and in cases of.pressing emergenoy; sickness, or death. 3. All Messages will be held stridtly confdential. ; Paymeeit of harges ii eadvann6o iill be re quired,-except for .Replies to .Interrogatory: Mes. sages.,on. which the sender -may have written the w...