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MISCELLANEOUS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
MISCELLANEOUS. A RETIRING ALLOWANCE.-Get out of my sight. A POMOLOGICAL DISCOVERY.-The first apple was eaten by the first pair. A NEW DEFINITION.-Kiss: A re receipt given on "' paying your addresses.', THING NOT GENERALLY KNOWN. That the King' of Victually is not a publican. A CoMMERcIAL PARADOx.-Wanted immediately for a wholesale wharoehouse, a stationery traveller. A DouBTFUL COMPLIMENT.-In New Hampshire, a disconsolate husband in scribed on his wife's tomb, " Tears cannot restore her; therefore I weep." If tears could restore her, it is evident that he would keep hisaeyes dry. IMPRESS1ONS OF NATURE.--Captain Clayton, writing of the company at the Itighi hotel, says :-There was no new impression, whatever, to be found, except ing one now and then made by the sharp corner of a deal trunk upon the skull of some :rapt admirer of nature, as it was carried about by a porter. A PRINTER'S PUZZLE. Twice nine of us are'eight of us, Ten of us are three r Five of us are four of us, Who can w...
TOO MUCH OF A GOOD THING. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
'Too MUCH OF A GooD Taz?e.-It st rumoured that the Newu.s is coming out ` to tehe a week in 1804 ! This step is to be takcn'it is supposed, to permit the thing to be brought to a close, as it has only a certain' number to run, and as the managers treg?etting tired, they talk of resorting to this means of reducing the time by.half! l:, she Despat~h will shortly appear daily ofi " silnot at all A 'THISTLE DESTnOYEn.-According.o to the Otago Times a most ingenious little -implement for the destruction of thistles : has been submitted to us by Mr. Lirdle, the inventor. A patent has been taken :'?.'but for it at home, and this is one of a lot that is expected out. Mr. Liddle had u sed his invention with advantage in Vic toria over a large extent of country. He Was not aware there was any use for it in : Otago, until his attention wvas drawn to the circumstances by the vote in the Council the other evening. He now alleges he could have done for a hundred pbuhds the work which has cost a t...
(To the Editor of the M'Ivor Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
(To the Editor of the Mt'icor Times.) Sta..--Allow me to correct an error in your last week's issue regarding the Critique on Mr. Marston's Benefit. I certainly can play on two or three instru ments, but I could never conquer the Hurdy-gurdy, which is always worn round the neck, mine never bent so low. As to the sitting with my back to the audience, hearing that Some people consider me too stale and too old, I thought of these and turned my back, that my old ugly face might not annoy them, very considerate on my part and returding good for evil. It reminds me of a French author who says, " Les ignorans et tls fous- ;" but, pray pardon me, I forgot you are not a linguist. However, I have always been willing to give my Services to all local charities, and let me add that, as everybody in the town knows that I came before the public pro fessionally solely with the view of alle viating, by my efforts, the unforseei mis fortunes of an honorable, upright, strug. gling Husband and a large ...
NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
AIfiROACHiNG IMEET19NGS. I* Anicipal Council. - In . the Town Hall at, '3 p.m., on Wednesday 80th December. Heathcoie Districi Road Board.-tRoad Board Office, at 1 p.m., on. Tuesday, January 5th - itosplial.-In the Committee Room, at 8 p.m., on Tuesday, January 14th. Mechanidcs Institute.-tn the Committee Room, at half-past 8 p.m., on Monday, December 21st. Managers of the Heathcote Town and Gold-Oelds Commons.-at the Union Hotel. AMdsonid. Lodge.-In the Lodge, at 8 p.m., on Friday, January Isc. S N 0 T I C B. NOTICE. T HE Office of THE 3'IVOR TIMES has been REMOVED next to Dr. ROBINSON. N O T I .CE. M R. JAMES BARNDEN, is our cor respondent at .Rodcastlo. -He I'ill receive communicati6ns for this paper. N T I C E M E. D. H. CLARKE, has been ap pointed Agent for the Times, and is authorised to receive accounts, and transact the general business of this paper at Rush worth. Rt. G. FOYSTER. AMUSEIE9N'TS. Aeathcote Hotel Theatre.-Saturday and Monday evenings, free Concerts. New s6bgs, ...
(To the Editor of the M'Ivor Times.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
(To the Editor of the M'lvor Times.) 81a,---Can you tell me the reason why the ballance money, amounting to over 450, collected some two years ago, for the pumpose of racing has not. been made use of-more especially as the amount at present, is lying in the Bank without interest, and no use to any one'? Now I should propose that a day's sport be got up on our Race Course, on Boxing Day. The amount might be .in creased'to at least £70, which would give sufficient prizes for Racing and other sports, and as the day appears likely to pass over without any of our usual sports, I consider it would be agreeable to the subscribers, and at the same time give everyone an opportunity of enjoying them. selves. Your kind attention to the above will greatly oblige Yours respectfully, A SUBSCRIBER.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
- '. BIU:;, BSINESS, DIEEr TORY. o:' f!TIEATHCOTE HOTEL; High street, Heathcote • *-.i;...J ,.--LAMES HAY, propretori ,: .: . -: T ' EATHCOTE " FLOUR MILL Jeaning 2 . I'. street. : . .. . 2739 ' , JTAMES CROWLE, Builder and Undertaker " ,'; v· next Oriental Ban;, Heatheote,:' - .. • "-' :&lt;TORN -GRANT, Blackelitb, Henthcote, has , ' i.. :on sale, ,Agricultural: Implements, Drays, W .. TWheelbarrows, Blacksmith's and. Mining Tools, c " . Shoeing, and 'Jobbing e'xectied with ihe L'- ''IVERSON, ' Teacher of hMnBicHeat e .J Hotel. .. . , , " " .. . 27 39 M RS. ROW, Tuscan, Straw, and fancy Hat S:„ .0. .and Bunnet Maker. Dyeing, cleaning, and ''altering to the present fashion.' Opposite the ':: iims OfB ce,.Higli Stieot, esa.hbote. 30 48 .M !t]RS; ING Milliner anid Draper, :Alma. House S-:., ' -i.L next Oriental Bank, High. street, Heatheate '! ,i- c.lVO.R TIMES .office, next .Dr. Robinson, .7" .. High street, Heathcote. .:'i ") LIP ORI EMAN: Builder and.Contractor, ?t;,::wIl ?...
POST OFFICE, HEATHCOTE. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF THE MAILS. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
PdST OFFICE, HEATHCOTE. ABRtiVI. Afr i bEPAiTrlOE Ok THE Alits. The times appointed for the arrival and depar S' :," re of the Mails in Heathcote for 1863, are as iinder.i From Melbourne, Kynetoh, and tmia IEi, dails i?: onday excepted, at 3'30 a.m. Cloers for dispatch, t lailyj Sunday excepted, at 2'30 pam. S rom Redcastle, Wbroo, Rushwortl and Mar hbison, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, at S.: '30 p.m. Cloesa for dtesptch, on Monday, Wed S hedaay and Friday, at 6 p.m. From Sandhurat.,Wild Duck ard Azedale,every '?; " londay, Wednesday, and Friday, at 1-30 p.m. : i'i 'Closes for despatch 'on Tuei.day, Thureday and ? 'at8si rday. at 10 a.m. From Kilmore & Pyalong, every Monday, Wed ... heday a,.d Friday. CloEes for dispatch every Tues day, Thursday, ard Sattlrday, at '30 a.m. Fr am Cesteufield, every Monday, Wednesday & I riday. Closad for d.spatch at 8 am. S Bc-Aving Bxes--Mr J, Dougall'e, High street , leared daily, Su- diy e::cepted, at 2.15 p-m. ' lr Hlinwick...
Original Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
While inviting communicat'one on any onrrent or interaring top c. we wi-h it to he d stinctly und-r ostod that we do not bind oaurelves to pub ish any le'ttr. Noes.ing, however, will be rejedted, if legibly writtpn, unless libollou', or too lengthly for our columnsr or unless i. shall appear for somo other reoson, that it would be mnenfeatly egaenst the interests of our readers to insect it. It ia requested that all Iltters int nded for publication, be forwarded to ttia offic~ before mid dy on We tnetday ofteach week. Rejected m'anuso.it is not preserve-.
HEATHCOTE HOSPITAL. Tuesday, December 8th, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
HEATHCOTE HOSPITAL. Tuesday, December Sth, 1863. Present-The Chairman, and Messrs. Cunningham, Von der Luft, Crowle, Fynn, Sutherland, Adams, Keene, and Hall. The following accounts were Rassed for payment : Hall & James, drugs ... £9 8 0 ,,. ,, sundries ... 0 12 6 Merrifield, wood ... ... 3 8 0 Hayes, butter and eggs ... 3 16 0 Clarke, milk ......... 2 14 6 Dove, groceries ...... 5 13 11 ,, bread ........ 2 7 10 Walker, meat ... ....... 6 14 0 Ford, funeral ......... 2 10 0 Tierney' & Co., medical comforts . ... 3 7 .Hay, medical comforts ... 2 4 0 Cockey, salary ...... 10 0 0 Heath, ,, .. . 00 Mannix, ,, .... 2 10 0 £51 4 8 The Chairman said, it will be neces saty to call for tenders for supplies for the next six months, before the end of the year; 'it was the opinion of the Surgeon that the institution could be saved a con siderable expense, by procuring di'ugs direct from Melbourne, at wholesale prices. They can be dispensed in the institute. Mr. Fynn proposed-" ...
HEATHCOTE BOROUGH COUNCIL. Wednesday, December 9th, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
THEXTiCOTE BOROUGH COUNCIL. Wednesday, December 9th, 1863. Present-The Mayor, and Crs. Hay, Craven, Fynn, Hall, and Grant. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. CORRESPONDEN?C. From the Treasurer, on the subject of the grant in aid. An application 'for a crossing to his property from William Carter. Granted. Tenders. received for eradicating the thistles in High Street-J. Brown, £18; John Nichols, £13; William Tuck, £6 15. . William Tuck's tender was accepted . Cr. Grant's motion, of which he gave notice at the last mieting--",That the hour of meeting? h altered from 8 p.m. to half-past 6 p.m." - For the motion, the Mayor, and Crs. Craven and Grant, against it, COrs. Hay and :Hall. Carried. = -Mr. Flann agan's account -was received 7 and referred to a Committee of the whole. Council, to sit at the Heathcote Hotelr at half-past 7 o'clock on Thursday evening. .. Mr.. OCrowle's accouant was also referred to the same Committee. An account from Mr. Alsop, for £a 2s...
WARDEN'S COURT. Thursday, December 10th, 1863. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
WARDEN'S COURT. Thursday, December 10th, 1863. Mining Encroachment.-Boyse v. Phil lips and Campbell. Verdict for Boyse, each party to-pay their own costs. STRATAGEM BETTER THAN FORao. At the theatre, Vienna, all ladies are re quired to take off their bonnets before entering the theatre to take take their places. This provision has been found necessary since, owing to the present fashion prevailing in that article of female attire, it is almost impossible for. persons sitting'behind a l'dy _with bonniet ion to see what is going forward on the 'stage. At a theatre in Paris the same end has been attained by 'plicingg printed bills 'aboht the theatre containing the following announcemen't:-"'. All young and 'hand some ladies are politely requested to take off their. bonnets. All - others may keep -them on."
Tuesday, December 8th, 1863. (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M., and Messrs Stackpool, Robertson, & Cocks, J.P.' s.) [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
Tuesday, December 8th, 1863. (Before Mr. Willoby, P.M., and Messrs Stackpool, Robertson, & Cocks, J.P.'s.) The evidence in the case of Archibald M'IDonald, charged with cattle stealing, Ivas read over, and he was committed to trial before . the first Court of competent jurisdiction to be holden at Sandhurst. Mr Willoby was unable to specify the date, as it has not been gazetted. William Williams was sentenced to.one month's imprisonment for stealing an .opossum-skin rug from Mrs. Barrow, the property of Richard Shean.
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
ENGLISH MAIL.--No notice of the ar rival of the English Mail reached Heathcote up to the time of our going to press. THE RUSH IN HIGH STREET.-A great many of the shafts are being filled in, and one or two new ones are started. The suc cess on the whole is not by any means ex cessive, HostirrA,-BMr. Thomas Clarkson, who was lately a patient in the Hospital, will give an elocutionary entertainment for the benefit of the institution to-night, at the Heathcote Hotel. The subjects selected by Mr. Clarkson will, if well treated, prove very interesting. CInmRISTAs SPonTS.-Mr. Dudley has obtained a license for the old M'Ivor Inn, and intends; on Boxing-day,. to revive a recollection of old times by providing the necessary material for a day's sport, upon the old principle, fun for all tastes, from horse-racing to jamping in sacks. LECTURE--The Rev. Mr. Weston's lec ture on New Zealand, for the benefit of the Mechanics' Institute, will be delivered on Tuesday night, the 15th inst. If we per ...
No Title [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
WELL might sages have turned with disgust from the study of human nature, if they met with such enigmas as are often pro sented to us in the nineteenth century, well might they hold up the ant and the bee a: models worthy of human imitatiorn The thought is certainly perplexing that these little creatures should always by mere in stin&t be industriously engaged in useful work, while some men who boast of the divine attribute of reason, spend their life in mental toil for no other apparentpur pose than that of devising' means for de creasing the happiness of their fellow men Industry is only a virtue when rightly directed towards a good and useful end. That Mr. Superintendent Wilson is indus trious, no one can deny, for whenever the business at the police court is slack, the police are sent out to hunt up a few paltry cases of allowing horses, cows, goats, or pigs to wander among the houseless and thistle covered streets, contrary of course to the provisions of the Town and Co...
MINING BYE-LAW MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
MINING BYE-LAW MEETING. As there was another meeting called for the same time and place (as the Anti Transportation Meeting), for the purpose of taking into consideration the advisibility of making an effort to procure the repeal of the 23rd Clause of No. 5 Bye-Law of the Sandhurst Mining Board Mr. Thomas proposed-"That the Mayor retain his seat, and conduct the business of the meeting." Carried by acclamation. The Chairman said he had much pleasure in presiding, for whatever may be the-in terpretation of the clause in other portions of the district, its opperation here is ex ceedingly unjust. Mr. Thomas rose to propose the first resolution; he reiterated the statements made in the leading columns of the Times regarding the injustice of the clanse, and said it gave him. meat satisfaction to see so much interest taken in the matter, and with no small amount of pleasure he would move the followiug resolution.: "That this meeting deems it expedient to employ every means in its power to...
ANTI-TRANSPORTATION MEETING [Newspaper Article] — The McIvor Times and Rodney Advertiser — 11 December 1863
ANTI-TRAYSPORTAr'ION b MEETING A publia meeting ws 1held on Tuesday night, for the purpose of considering the rdvisibility of petitioning fei Majesty to prevent the transportation 'of ciipiniiials ' the Australian Colonies. The Mayor occupied the chair, and opened the proceedings by reviewing the arguments so often used in favour of the objects of the meeting, he believed that Great Britain should make an attempt to deal with the question,. instead of attemp-. ting, to get rid of it by sending the crimi. nls to these colonies. As it is better to prevent crime than to punish it, he thought it the duty of society at home to make a great effort to reduce the. amount of crime by taking in hand, and training the little houseless wanderers in the. large .towns of Britain, for from this source a large per centage of criminals spring. After speak ing at some length, the chairman said he would be happy to put any resolutions upon the subject to the meeting that any gentlemen may have, to pro...