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DIABOLICAL ATTEMPT TO CAPSIZE A TRAIN. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
DIABOLIOAL ATTEMPTF". ·i,: I , TO , CAAPSIZ,E A TRAIN. Wa scarcely thought there were any pebople in this distiict'who: had such diabolical 'intentions as to try and cap. side a train loaded with passengers. It iappears, however, that there are. A bout ten o'clock on Saturday evening? last, a man pnamrd James Powell, was quietly saunteriqg .lown the Wallsend Caoin pnany's' line, and' had yepbohe a spot' within fifty yards from the bridge near Harris' hotel, when he camne across a heavy sleeper, about seven feet in length, placed right across the two rails Pdacked against ,it were several large boulders, placed in such a way thnat the engine would strike the bouldeis firr , and these not effecting their pnr pose, the fionds intended the stones would be rolled against the log and a strong barrier made, which must cer tainly have booeen tle means of throwiing the whole train off the lire, and as tlhere is a pretty steep embankment on'. either side at this place, tl~e conse quences must...
CAVE ADULLAM. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
CAVE ADULLAM... THE method adopted jy some.congrega tions in expressinig. seir -disagreement from the religious doctrines cnmnciated in tlhe pulpit by their pistors mnay be con sidered as being moles energetic.than Olhristian. At the LI;theml Ohurch ?t Lobethal, South Anustrobina a difference of opinion of the above Ikind arose, .and resulted in the memberi of .the congrega' tion forcibly ejecting the pastor from the puliit.'--Tlis- iiist hilvoe boon greatly edifylng it thme youngol,~ menbors of the ChIurch, and inuathavb o roesntcd a curiouns contrast to the Village curate in tie "Deserted Villagei." So 'popiilar wans this genial .Christian pastor, who not oinly passedi as a nric mnail on £10 -year, but "we are told that the litt~e ones "pluckpd" his gon ii to.' slhlro the good mainiai'.simile." ' The plucking of the gown of tli'Lutlihemr' minister Heir Adelalido would appear to have been bf a .very different order front that crceined .by the vestment of Goli smiitti's cuirate,;'in...
Great International Foot Race for £400. ENGLAND VERSUS AUSTRALIA. AUSTRALIA WINS. R. F. WATSON v. F. S. HEWITT. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
GMreat .Internationalon Foot Race ' : " for. 400. ENGLAND VERSUS AUSTBALTA. AUSTRALIA. WINS..; . _h. .. WATSON v. F,8. HEITT. PERHAPS On no :occasion i the ainnals of pedestrianism in. this couintry .has; there been such excitement and such deep felt interest about the result of any race, as there -was evinced by the 5000 spectators- present- on Saturday: about the meeting of lRobert Fletcher Watson (now the undoubted cx~ninpion spiridt runnor of tde Australian 'colonion) and Frank Skurry Hewitt, the representative of Old England. As. we beford stated the inatching'of these :two -men in a straight awday race of 200 yards for £200 a lido: ciused the ii?ost iritn'iinteei'ri to be felt, as from the well-known merits of the ien it was fully expected that one of the finest races ever witnessed would tuke place, and .in this respect they'were not diseippointpd. 'The public are pretty well posted up nopwas ,tothe history, life, and merits of these men (as. already given in our columns) so ...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
i l, f,?Ln? URNE. . . Tho qourrc1lbotwoos tlio Customs ointhori. ties and Messrs. Stevenson and .Sons, aon. tinueai;' arid the firmn flid themselves plscod in a dillcult positmon, ins onisselteno of delay on thile pr.o:f trioe Cistoins' oblleers,'inoianisiins tihe goods iiporfid. A nval anud milit?ry rovioiv isto takei.lslice on Q lcen'o s Birthday.i- . ThLe Vitorin hin'i anoo Society will lauiiihl its fir-stlifobout on the o2tl inst., Tlie movemelts of 'Sullivn,thie Ncw Zo.n Inaud murdere? ,recnurtly Iilrmted from gaol, are watched" " .
OUR LONDON LETTER. London, March 9th, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
,OUR LON Os ' 0h',1-. London, March 9th, 187a . Sre t season will boe one of great eclal, Sm"-I en t-e agc ain returns to our d .w. itNill add to its hrilliancy. I am Soiesd to noto that her Majesty has at last dotormined to take lor old placo in London nd Co.rtlIe. She ho ld a Court at Buck nlga nd Paloco on the 24th of last month. rho Priacoo of TWalos, Princoss Bentrico, and the Duke of Edinburgh, and otlheor mem cert at the Albert Hall. The hall was crowded with a fashionable .audience. Her Majesty could not endure moue thautho first part of. tlhe concert" the poorness of the selection yerformed may perhaps accountfor this. On the 6th the Queen hbld a leveeo at BUocldng h1am Palace, when about 200 presentations -weremde. Her Majesty wore on this occae . a black silk dross, wfth a train trimmed i 5gree anotd cr re oand along wlite tulle eilsurmoad, in tby a coronet of pearls andpoor diarionde, and hl?e usual family orders, Ac. Tile next day her. MajestY visited Whlite hpel in sta...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Received Saturday, 10 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
LATESTrTELECRAMS. ': (From tbolr Sgdne Coe rreepondode.) 2' SYDNEY. Rflecevd Saturday, 10 p.m. m There ha l??ezi great 'xcitement here all the afternoon and ovoniifgiover thlo'iddeetrian mate?li aitland. A, largo amnount of money haongedhuhda.. Thin betting stagenorellyin favour of Wto?n.i . , . The Coinmandant's Pirado of tho Volun toers andS the Athletio Spo'rts on tho Albort Ground wore postponed to-day in consequence of tloe Sincloinoyro f tho Weatheor. NownB has boeenc received of the discovery of a'i?noweld-fleld on the Burra Burra station, forty-five miles north-woest " from" PI?i'~ris. 2 dwt. 6 grs. have boeen oitained to the dish. The g1ld was found in a Malloo scrub. Woter is scarce. Quartz abounds A rush hans commenced , It is stated that the Government have conurunincated ilvilththlio Queensland Govbii mnentirespecting theo laying of a second.tolo grapl cable from Normnanton to Singallpore. The roply has not transpired...... Tn he atteiindanieo at thi Exlibtion to-.dy wa...
MR. RUSHTON AND OTHERS PROPOSED DIVISION OF WALLSEND BOROUGH. To the Editor of the Newcastle Morning Herald [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
3R ). RUSHITON AND OTEIWRS PRO POSED DIVISTONOF WA LLSEND i i B,! IORtOUTGH."..I . To the ldtorof the Newicatleslornglz Herald Si ,Inyour issu odf Sliturday lest a report ofa c blosmeeting hold in?Vallses oapct lii'6i;!f~ pbr de laivisioh, ot. thul:? ,oh rcrqaeyourmndn tn?ctiOn' f nlig puhl oit prOtCoi eniis iingtu blortoungh, ut qla individulaili ba iio right to 'try ard l. lo tiuble icy keeping thleiia el ohi dt ih the dark, p nmls:P raontni peoplo ewoir Iwouibl toa di ision. T first s olusioii lihusad at thue meeting rferrcd to reaoot ofol. lows "9'flidt'tht~i ~isorpt1 Ig 15rf lntd 'tli'aV thotiidhihl of lollb'h tbuiYh', and thlis meti ng also diappioeasa o~f tho bousidorifothe 1tss sadss hridugli,'foi thdreiiron 'that .t~h dninebctwaeo~tvl6'Io~?-' tlfqpoess baa got boon dirawn iji a; ~fsr 15sdlcfisladbiurb swslour." r~d./i~i?"?ui o 'ithloaut aatonce detecting I wosildsoc('soend th.d" obj cctio?,xov ti thi division -ofiithn bborou.l vi,2 tha~t b~y taing thu~ 'gro~n~flsori Caps -y...
STRANGE IF TRUE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
STUnAU s .v ; Taiuh.-Dr. Garran, the reputod editor of thie Herald since the death of tho Rev. John WVest, leaves Sydney by the outgoing San Francisco mail on a trip' to Andrica. We hope tho visit will, le of illuch sorv\ico to him. If not prov.tgaly in America -it wiltl provo ~~gsuil, intoreosting to an editor, :nd:we hopp" poflntahi t Neow Soith Woales at lds" rdtrhn.' t is roportel that thle oev. Jlamcs Greeiwoo4d "i to fill the vacant plhieho.ii the ansonce d UI. Garmn. On Wedncaday ai r~tulo appeared in tho flerald: on, Victorian educational. progress, 'hlieh some i oiold at once attribute to his pon.--lVitnecs, Saturday Oth, .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 8 May 1876
::.i i "WANTEDS. SAETED, SITUATION, by aosga " as Assistofit in GrocersSl?Sp Q,0d References asid Teslimrnian .al.s .N , Wyalser, Poet Olflieo. ..486 STAN4RED,.BOYS tio SELLAPEIRS. Ap. IV ply to tlhis Of te, -. iXTASTEl2.-To ltent a HOUS; asome V:. ? hero in .,the ,City.. Apply. at the Oilis of thlis Paper. ,. ..: JIIlOIPAl 'DISTRICT; ds LA TO1,IV-s. . . .: ,nlee, . SURYE.YO"R- .A'spletions ys1d t ress Isb' t he ayor,' s-i oill be recoisud tl the 13h insth sint ...... ... TH05144a GIIERISQN L . . 0ounollOlork.' ' Ms ? b .1 875. ..... .. 476 9NIOIPAL, DISTRICT OF , "' LAhfBTON. '" WANTE.D a Practical Working FOREMAN., A plieations, stating tcrsisn addressed to? the Csonesl.-will be-received-up to s p.m. on TUESDAY,1th instant. QTRAAS ORTERSON, Council Clerk. }I e'thi18760 471 _.i i _..'TENDERS TP ENDERS will be received up to Ma1v th ' ' 13th. for BUILDING a NINE-ROctellD, HOUSE at South Waratah. k:IPlans and specificationls mlev be aeon at the residenco:of tihe Undersigneid; and all...
WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 9 May 1876
WALLSEND. Sruasous NoTEs.-On Friday even ing a man went into the shop of Mr. "Wm, Truoebody, bootmaker, and bought a pair of bootso'khich he said were for :his mate. HIaving got the boots he tendered a five pound note in payment. Mr. Truebody handed him four- £1 notes, and was looking for a.half sovereign, when his customei said " Never mind, I wi a pair df olastic sides," which Mr. Traehody handed him, saying at the same time, " you will have to pay me two shillings in addition tb the lhalf-sovereign." Theeoxtra: silver was :promptly paid and the man de parted. Ilater in the evening Mr. Tlruhody went into 'Mr. J. -'Vatklins'. Hotel, and the latter told how a man had come in some time before and offered a £5 note in payment for .a nobbler, bit on looking at it and discovering that it wus a counterfeit, ie'handed it balck to his cus tomer who thus got a nobblor for nothing if hlie did not get £4 19s. ed. 3Mr. Truoebody's suspicions wcro at once aroused, and on ox amsiing the note he ...
BULLOCK ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 9 May 1876
BULLOOK ISLAND. This township, which has ':for yerirs past boon looked upbn with an air'of indiffor onco, is nipidly assuming iinportant, dioiinon sions, and boforo long it or its inloabitonts aor. destined to perform an important part in. tlhe annals of Nowcastle history. While at present in a flo~irishing stato, howover, it has many din'wbacks,. and mlongst the number may. bo menoritioned the disgraceful state of tihe roads, aild thie uttor impossibility of getting into Nowcastle at a lote hour, no matter how urgent the cirncum stances requiring one to do so might be.. The hry of the gato which allows us to have iitor?" course with the outer world during.theocld yis toaken away at night,'aid wo fire imridd pci sonors; whilst the aiproaches t tthe brdg (Smith's contract) is in an impassable condi tion. It?was covered with yellow clay, and. now.that the lato heavymrains.have sot in, tihe state of it can easily be Imagiioed; It'is to be hoped tlmt our membeir, or some one who can mal...
CITY & DISTRICT. NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 9 May 1876
CITY & DISTRICT. NEWCASTLE. SALE O0 PUNT -Mr. Joseph Creer will offer for sale, to-day, at I1 o'clock, a lacigo punt, now lying at tile life-boat shed. MAITLAND RIACEos.--By advertise ment in another column, it will be soon that tile IMaitland races, which shlold have taken place to-day and to-morrow, have boon post poned until the 16th and 17th inst., in conso quence of tihe inclomency of thie weather. New OAn.-Mr. Chns. Lowell, ofthisc city, who hats owned two cahbs for some time, has ju t purchased another splendid article to cebt the growing increase of his busines, and provide a lumdsomo conveyasnce for Newcastle gentry to travel in. The cab is from the well knowsn namnufactor3 of. Msr. Tihos. [oore, of Tiydno, and is littd up cntistically and com GuIcsT Ccucon OCATIEDIIAL - Many of ocr readers will be plCasdd to hearOI thact at last some stops coe likely to be tlakch towarlds thl orectioc of tohe above Cathledncl. His Loldshalip the Bishlop of Newcastle is ex pected to...
The Mulligan Swindle. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 9 May 1876
The Mulligan Swindlel (From thie Ballrat Courier, April 27.) Ma. MilursioAN must be a very nice man. Jost orons would oscrupulousy avoI-arclun~lrg a numneror onrmliuK-' ing and enterprising menn into misory and ruin for thecir own profit, but Mr. Mulligan is not disturbed by any such small-minded consideration. He saw. a chance of amassing a little money in a few weeks, and he determined to avail himself of the opportunity, irrespective of what the results might be to his victims. The rush to the Hoedkinson River was the consequence, and a sorry consequence it proves to be. Over a thousand miners gathered together in a most inhospitable region, where no gold exists; where no employment is'to be obtained, and where the hoiooe of death .lies between a tropical fever and the spears of the blacks, with the moral cer tainty in the latter case of being eaten up after the process of dissolution has been endured. These are the consequences of the Mulligan rush, and a pretty spec tacle they ...
NOTES AND EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 9 May 1876
NOTES AND EVENTS (FROM OUR SYDNEY CORRRSPOrNDENT) I1au, rain, nothing but ranin-oexcopt mud and discumfort. Sydney on a wet day is something like London in a fog, and oh4 how miserable to country visitors I Foot tmravelling is ahnlmost impossible, and olni but tnivellilng is in as bad a state, for overybody will ride within, and "foull inside" is tile reply to the hail of many a wretched, n(ud - and -rain -b ;pattered individual. The weathlerwe are now experiencing is the first wet winter iveather we have had this season, and tlhough it is satisfactory to knb?r that all fears of a scarcity of water have passed away, it is exceedingly irksonme to lose tile sun for days, and be comlpelled to remain in doors or plod tlhoughl streets where colds and rheoumatismn lie thickly. VWATsoN's performnance on Saturday after noon gave great satisfaction down here, for hle was by far the favorite hours before the race was run, and bets could not be lhad againist 'him though every odds were offered...
(To the Editor Newcastle Morning Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 9 May 1876
(T'o the:Editor N'ewcaalle Morsning ierald.) Sin,-Larrikninem, or young hlaekkgurdism, it in tlio ascendaot at onoysuckleo Point, near the railway station. Tlhero sonme twelve or more congregate every night, hollonaing, hoot ing, and passing remarks too indecent to be placed on paper. My privato residenice bein at olWickham compels me to pass through this mob of claimants for the M?aitland Reformas. tory, as~thoy genorally occupy the footpath. This last weok throwing freworks h eas bonan additionalpastime, to tho~dangor of frighton itg horoes, thus eousingporha s a scrious ac cutout to lifo or limb. A policeman in plain clothes, to secure one or two of the rsng leaders as an example and caution would re inove a nuisance from this now great thorough. fare. Yours, &e., A LOVER OF ORDER. "ESonoisoR, wilt thou take this man to be thy wedded husband f" asked tile ofliciating clerg?man. "Yeth, thir, if you pleath," ai Ele norr , dropping a pretty curtsey and her Iserfumed handlrcl...
SHIPPING IN PORT. SHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 9 May 1876
SHIPPING IN PORT. BIIIPS. Coronan, 1199, Strachan. R. B. Wallace, agent.; llor-eshoe, loaded forsea Counflit, 187L, lnrdy. Bingle, White & 'Co., agents; to loand, IMessrs. Brownea coal, forSan" Franciaco Firth of Clyde, 824. O0 F. Stokes andCs;:, a eno t cargo wharf discharging ; to load Walhend. •-". Inv.re"nc, 744, Fare.an,. Bingle, WLite, aid Cori.ge nts ; No. 2 crane, loadiag Messra Br..wn's coal Mitredole,' 1230, Browin. B". . Wallace, agent; to load Greta Poolatru, 627, Pearce. G. Hewiaon, agent; Port \V,,nrla;h, dIscharging: to load Wallseond' Salisbury, 1095. Case. R.B. Wallace, agent etream Savenas" (Swedisli), 768, Nylen. Binglo, White, and Co., aigento; to load Anvil Creek Sdvor'NKe nle. 97, nlcord. J. Heid,' a.gent to'lo'sd Ner; tambton, tbr. Shanghai WVarwick, 1005. Tizard. Bingle, White, and Co., hgeont; loading at No. 4 crane, Messrs. Brown's conl,:for Sate Flrncisco Fiji, 1407, Browli; R. B. Wallace, agent; to load Grgreto ge• BABQUES. Annie Lewis, American, ...
ADELAIDE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 9 May 1876
ADELAIDE. Saturday. - The sale of Fishor's horao otcek took place yesoterdLay. The horoes weoro sold for £5100. A tolegiom has been received from Thomnas 3argcess, dated Geraldton, Westors Austrnlia, April 22Lnd, stating that he parted with Mr Ernesot Giles near Mounmt ilurchison on the 10th April, all well. It is oxpected ho will reach lleltena about September. 00,000 bushols of wheat for shipmont uold at a price withhold. QuotationsO ur do. d. LtsdI llbt.