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MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 13 May 1874
MISCELLANEA. THE Eveningq News of Monday says :--" The reports of the Council of Education oni the Denominational' and Public Schools of the colony for: 1873,-wereo laid on" the table of tihe Assembly on Friday night. '\Ye learn from thenmf that during 'the qiuarter: ending in Muarch last ydar. there were 23,485 boys and girls oh the rollsof the denominational schools; during the quarter ending in:June, 23,741 ;: during. the September quarter, 33,694?; and during the last quarter of the year, 23,981. The average attendauce during the first threo quarters of the year. exceeded by some hundreds 15,000, and for the last quarter exceeded 16,000. Thegr'eater number of the pupils belong to the Church of Eng land, the proportions being 'for the, last quarter of the year, Church :of Eng/laznd, 1il,50 ; Roman: Catholic, 9898.; .Presby terian, 1403; Wesleyan, 1115; and Hebrews, 127. ,The school fees fund, during the year, in denominational schools amounted to .£10,406 18s. The number of schoo...
Melancholy and Fatal Accident. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 13 May 1874
Jleleancholy and Fatal Acdslurn..; Fnown the Mercury of yesterday .e learni that on Saturday afternoon last, a and acci dent occurred in West Maitland, by: which a promising young man named Alexander Patterson, son of Mr. John Patterson, a very old inhabitant of Maitlarid. was killed ini stantaneously. Tlie circumstance's ure these -~On the afternoon of Saturday, lie provided himself with a gun, powder,. shot and cap-s, and proceeded past the Elgin-steet railway station to shoot birds. . At the mill he was joined by a young man named Bruno Georg-e lBngelhardt, and for some time they remained on the banks und-in the vicinity of Fishery Creek, Patterson all the while carrying the gun, and occasioially discharging its con tents. Ie had fired at a bird and missed it, and re-loaded the piece, finishingig by capping it. He then handed it to Engelhardt, withi the remark that perhaps lie would like to have a shot, and at the same time poiited out a bird which was on the other side of a fenc...
SYDNEY. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 13 May 1874
SYDNEY. : • 1?Ionday. Calcutta advices to April 1stI report no clearances for: Austialia' auring the month. No vessels loading, nor any alteration in the value of rice. Cuastoi oil' lower; good seconds quoted at 10 rupees 6 annas to 010 rupees 8 annas. Corniacks had advanced to.'54rupees per 100, woolpacks2 rupees. Coals firner-l14 rupos 8 annas offeredl for Australian to arrive. The' stock and share niarket was brisk on Afonday, .and the busineis'cl done was above tlhe average for almost dill; descriptions of slhares. A. J. S. Bank, £13 13s, 13; City Blank, '10; Conmnercial: lank, '82;. Conm mercial new, 41; Unioni, 50; A.S.N. Co., 20; Queensland National: 4, Us Ud; WVaratah 19, 1k; Penk Downs, 3s 8d; Wallsebnd Coal 15, 15k. M' r.' Mayne's splendid' racing mare, An dromeda, has cgt her fiot badly with a broken bottle, and'was scratched in conse quence for all her Mudgeo engagements.
LATEST TELEGRAMS. CABLE MESSAGES. Calcutta, 13th May. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
LATEST TELECRAMS. (Fr om Use Sdney Papeaw) CABLE MES.SAGES. Calcutta, 13th May. The Government are relieving two millions of the sutferers by the rice famine in Bengal. 800,000 tons of grain have beon sent to the distressed provinces, and able-bodied men are enforced to take employment on piece work on tlho publio works. London, May 12. The Government have introduced into the House of Conrmons their promised Bill to. Amend the Licensing Act, and it has been read a second time. The Earl of Carnar':on (Secetary of State for the Colonies) ha. declared the policy of the Cabinet concerning the British possessions in Western Africa. " He told the House that it was imnpossible to abandon the territories which had been acquired by Englan't on the Gold and Slai:e Coasts, and that it was the inten tion of. the. Government to consolidate its power at Lagos under one Administration.
(To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
(To tlh Editor qf th/e JMiners' Advocate.) ' Sim,-The sanying is, * if one dog barks, the rest will follo " suit ;" thorefore, through so many cor respondents being countenanced by you, touching on miners' interests, I thought that it would not he out of the way for mo to.hive a, wcorj ?sopgst the rest of them I and us resisrIotioi was the topic ih4 youv 'c esdcy's issue, 4 shaflt with your pdermlis 1iiin, huyo *? word o.r two on tho.snuge subject. Now, i i? ' aWei"o t'tetlrly in July 1872 a recquest was uuudb by oiriboard (fdelegates that each" lot/go should bring forth thoir plat ns to the boat mhtus of flouting the ininejhaurs' shift, the date appointed for such alterattonl:4)olfK fixed for the 1st August. Now, it'appears o r" that to save the district from troublrdwas the.-nd Isa view, basosse there wore somo of the masters dolaxino thatrthe pits should tstnd idle f.or twelve months rather than they. should give 'In, .am it would be Impoasiblo tq 4rsw thg ?eo~dN4cu~ -:o?at1b a d...
SIGNS OF MORAL SOCIAL AND POLITICAL REGENERATION AMONG THE COLLIERS. (To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
SIONS OF MOIAls 'SOlCIAt, A1ND POITIOAL IIEGEN?RtATION AMbjg THEP CO. LIERS" ('To the Editor of tfJ .MAfaers' Advpcqce.) Scn,-In your issue of the 20th ultimo there ap p~ared tWoo.paragiaphs briefly recording the pro, ceedings of two lablij mdetmngs-one of the 'I Durham County ] ranohise hasoeiition,e' an~J thp other at tho "* Tinuington Qj.criy,'"-t which re, solutions were passed of no intc'cathin, important, and appropriato a character as, in our opinion, to justify their reproduction on the present occasion. Tlere is a singular signiflcance attaches to these proceedings, indicative of a higheV degree of appro. ciation, on the part of those who toil, of those ad vantages which an improved state of things and increased earnings have plaqed within their reach. There appears in these resolutions ay oiroust that the gieneru?|ity i~f ?lO~ei 5 ?reU ?l~cgionnng" t? p-1ercelvp -tht-an" in'jpr:yed "i~tcqin is" ?tio longer Segarde4 by i mol ely a. an addilidoal p"eans o; procuring sensual ...
THE AUSTRALIAN OINTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
TiE AUSTRAL5IA OINTMENT. To the lfditor of t£hlz .S'dzzey AtorsiU Iferald, -Sir, Having experienced vast and incalculable benefits durizzg the last six months from the use of titis, I feel that I am only do~lg a publis duty izi drawing notice to this Australian Ointmcut. I speak froan expertence-liavizzg used it in anlost every way for all external sores and wounds, personally and on others, and in every instance with success. To my inttese surprise, 1 may mention that a neighbour at Nowton, where I reside, lihd been sufifring for a long time with sorely inflamed eyes, anzd with this ointment I cured them with two applications. I have seen sucl, woznderful cures effected by its use thiit I feel compelled thus to publicly spread thl khowledge of its azuost universal utility, and I trust that I am too well l;noyzyI lynmy ificzllzs for tlils letter to be put down as a puff. I 'lpblish it inz order that cvery one may know that an article of this kind cean be produced equal, if not super...
DEPUTATION TO SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
DEPUTATION TO SYDNEY. As stated in our last issue t~e District Chairman of the. Miners' Association (Mr. Thos. Alnwick), and District Secretary ( Mr. John Wood), went to Sydney on Tues day.last on -business. connected with .the Ventilation Bill, and the imporeance and necessi.ty of it becoming law. On Wed nesday evening at 8 o'clock they waited upon the' Hon. Colonial Scretary, Mr. Parkes, and the Minister, for Lands and Mines, Mr, Fa'rnell,-lhving been intro duced by the menher-f'or the county, Mr. Hannell, who infbrmed tile Ministers of the object of the deputation, "an.4 they were then asked if tbere w, any likli lwaod of the Bill being introduced this sessiqu. Mr. Farnell*rephed that the Bill ha'd-boen ii the House several nights for the purpose of' being brought forward, but cou d not till the blectoral Bill was disposed of, Mr, Perkes said it would have been brought forward some time back only for. the oppo sition,.-three members having made about 2000 speeches during the pres...
HEARTLESS CONDUCT TO A BOY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
IIEAnTLyESS CONDUCT TO A BOUY. Last Tuesday aftellooii a lad, apparently about twelve or thirteen years of age, came to the East Maitland railway stalin,' -with the object of pro cceding to Lnmbton. Hc presentedla most dejected appea"rance, andi seemod tired and worn out; his clothes were ragged, an'd he carried with him a blanket rollcd up into a bundle, and was crying. In answer to inquiries mado by persons on the plat form, the little fI'llow, who gave the name of Gilmnorc, stated that lie had been enticed away from lis home at Lmuilton on the previous night, by two sailors, who promised hiui tliat le would be able to earn good w?iges at Murrurundi, to wlhich place they wanted him to accompany them. lHe went with them on the strength of their representation-, and they stopped thait night at a Mr. Skelton'.s, at Hexiham.. Next morning they came on to East Maitland, where they left the boy to make the best shift for himself lre could without giving him a shilling to make his way ho...
Wallsend Public School. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
II MiIIsecPuuficPshi ' Scioosl. YESTERiDAY (Frid'iy) .ifternoon, the icimnual Exhibrtion of drawing and nsecdlewusrk in cotiniction with this -;ehuol, took pl.ce. Theri were abnut 80I0 childreni plresent, and a great many l, ,reists and visior i, anid the preiseworthy tininer in which the little ones performid their diltrent pcirt.%,-recitatiosss, readings, 'sod sieging,- -r.thm'ctcd the gre atest ciedit upont them and als !m.i; teChsel', Mr. WVillis, and his subordiialtS. An excellent programme of sixteen selcetions was gone throngli, and J. Y. Neilson, Esq., as one of the local patrons, smldressed a few appropriate renmurks to those present. H-e cxpressed the hleasure he felt at bling there, and at the piosperous and gratifying state of the school generally, but regietting that the accommo dation was so limitod, as at the present tino the school is not nearly large enough to hold the large number of children who atteffit. "Mi. NErILso then proceeded to distribute prizes to. the fo...
THE UNITED MINISTERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
THE U?NITED MINISTE-RS' ASSOCrATION. The monthly meeting in connection with the above was held at Lambton on Monday afternoon last. The Rev. ,t;. Lewis occupied the chair. The Re." T. ilubey, Secretary. The meeting was opened with devotional exercises, conducted by the Rev. T.. liobe, and Rev. Mr. Gilbey. The 11ev. J. Gil hey was received into the associatidn. It was pro posed "That the rules be read scttingforth the object of the association, for the, consideration of the newly appointed ministers in the district." The meeting urged the necessity of carrying out, as'far as possible, the plan of operations sketched out at the formation of the association, iiz. :-The ar ratigementt of the dates of anniversaries and other meetings of the congregations. 2. The annual public Efvangclical Alliunce meeting. 3. The con ducting of united prayer meetings, and generally for mutual conference and help. The 11ev. T. htobey's paper was orilercd to be read at the next mcetiig. After discussing se...
Meeting of Wallsend Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
Meeting of WYalIsena' Mjners. LAsT evening. (Friday) a well attended. meeting of WVallsend mineras was held .in Harris' Assombly Rooms. Mlr, Alnwick .ccupted the chair. M1inutes of prcvious meeting were read and confirmed. The first business was the question ! e speeting Adamson and Jarvoy' lying back three skips they"were ahead. It was stated that the maziager was lying the skips bac]k one a day. A. discussion then took place respecting the, .ustom iof .piitting .skips into men's. board" at night,-' viz.-pntting an.erpty one. in and taking the fuji ones. out. Some alleged that a wheeler wouild writ pow put ahi empty skip into a man's board in his hasppime, and it was thought this should be enforced, because if a man knocked off , and the skilp was not put"iaito bis i lace: whop lhe was ouit, a~ wbtild be a thif loss fuif s'lip,wsinch was cousi.oirpod unijust, t.,was thelp parri$d. thU we, go on, in the same as 'when .w.e s.artgd,&lt; tl g~pinglo-shift, aytom, tho empty skip...
WALLSEND SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
WALLB5E~D SCHOOL OF ARTS. The debating class in connection with the above institution will again-be started on Wednesday evening next, when the Tinistry, viz., Messrs. Ross, Ituslitori, McGee, and 5Melville, will introduce for their first debate the following subject:--" Is the. probable liberation of Gardiner, the bushranger, justiinble,"--the ministry taking the negative. This is, we think, a very good subject, considering that the remission of the notorious busbranger's sentence is now being agitated so much in Sydney through the press and by petitions." We hope there will be a good attendance of members and the pub lic also. On debate evenings all are admitted, and judging from past debates held in the institution, we feel certain that a pleasant evening will be passed.
Lambton Building and Investment Society. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
Lambton Buildiing and mInetifsment * Society. ON Wednesday evening last a public meeting of slahreholders and others interested in thme above society was held in Harris' Assembly Roomis. The Secretary (Mr. T. -Abl) was present, and Mr. C. -iarpmr acted as receiving director. The sum of £52 was paid in "s subscriptons and r~demption money. Mr. HAArPEi then briefly informed the meeting of the steps the society .had takeil upon the matter. of'appoiuting a director to facilitate, the payments of time 1Vallsend shareholders. The directors had helt a meet ing and decided that for the present, or until time permitted toalter the rule. Th.e secretary (Mr. Abel), and himself had been appointed to hold meetings there monthly. It was found that according .to the rules a shareholder couhl not receive monies,-only. directors, and the latter were responsible to the bociety for what they received. "[Mr. Hamrper ead rule 01 which specifies that ho rule couhl be uhlered or rescinded without a specia...
Latest District News. LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
Lsatest "Distz'ict lews. (tUFtOM OUIsvAiLIOuW cOJittESPONiDii°4i) ... .... I.AUBTON. .'.: Y-? 7HAe "nothitzt" of impytrtance 'to chronicle. this -week. ilte pit is at work to-day, for the third day this week, and the fifth itr tlhe f'ortight. I observe that the Neewcastle Chronicle says that hessrs. Cairns attl Sttker have been at "Wallsend with the petitirn for the main road, arid that they had metz with very bad suceqss. I wish to contradict t.e latter part of this tStatetinent, for Messrs. Cairns and Stoker.have inet w'ith more success than the most satguino of the supporters of the tovemetit ever antici pated, for in two days *theyc.have collected upwards of 300 tnutes'in-Wallsend and Platts burt alone. Perhdlis tht Chto~nicle has emtlpoyed their cot'rrspondent to take the place of the elemeuts,, antd f?otir cold water on the movemtnt. May l?
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. VESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 16 May 1874
NEWCASTLE SIIPPING. VESSELS LOADIN j ANDW'O.LOAp. Mc~pomnes, -h 1439 OChris biasou; :to..lo d Irzzoe hIed ?, e, b u 023, Dawson; to loiad Lamnbton , -. O Queen o£ ae Age shiip5.737.. Moo gomer?y' Bmaitsti Sovericgn. ship, 1208 hiandie; to lbad Anvil Creek - "ni lgit of Snowdon, ship, G5b, Richardson; to load - ,\Vallsend Coq du Village, F~ranch brcrque, Le IB'as Beautiful Star, ship, 346, Bilton: to load Co operative Wave Queeni, ship, 853, Sinclair ; to load Lambton GIlengprry, Ship11796, Mill:rd; to load Wallsend Timar., ship, 88:Coleman ; to load WVallsend L3oh Kit rne, shi>, 1200, Burton; to load W, l1s end A-' Norhaiu Castle, 098, Carey; to load Lambton Duke of Edinburgh, barqee, 470, Samsonu; to load. Co-operative . Shatton Audley, ship, 998, Pickard / to load Walls end Don IRicardo, barque, 27 , Harrisou Isle of the South,:ship 821, La, Coutie; to load a? r 0, Brent ;to load Anvil .reek Cunopins, barque, 7135, liogers; to load Lasmbton Dilawar, barque, 1180, Trenbath ;. to...