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EVENING MEETING.—7. P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 May 1874
... ,i,, M.rEa.s'o.--7. P.,?. T. fTvis, 'Esq., again occupied thle chair. STlhis ?ri'etinls'ws wellattended a considei 'ail; nhiubi; . of Enghlish?people being present, wco seemed to talie a vrcy lively interests in thie p:bocedinis.. "Ilihe Chairmanngave a veiry lengthlened open ing alddlress .ini ?Vlsh,swlhich seemed to be very well rlcelved by: those of the audience whio understood it. 'Mr D. HThwell, of Wallsond, then replied to the Chalnima's address, and .wras much applauded. - Pianoforte--Welsh air, " The Lamb 'Fold Valley," by Miss Jones, slhicl .was very well ex'cuted indeed. Atlhen-" We wo.slhip God,"' tlhe Lambton' Clo:al' Union (non-cincmpetitive). This:piece was splendidly sung. ,'Recitation-" Silint tongue is the best I:oys,i 'ipiZe 5s: Master D- Lewis was thile only bonmpetitor,' wluo gsave great satisfaction, one gentleunnia volintarily giving 2s. bd. to Incrense'thleamotinL: of the prirc. Song--I" Poor Mary Ann," prize 3s., threle compoaitors, prizei asarilded to Mr...
WOMAN'S DEVOTION: OR THE LADY OF CASTLE RANNACH. CHAPTER II. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 May 1874
W IAN'3S DEVOT!iON: S on , THE LADY OF CASTLE RANNACH. Br' REDLEIS . - .:.i.. CAraPT?n II. (Continuued). - BOUTT a-ior'th 'after 'her'. return,. I was S.L r ibligod to see lier on business connected -:with Arclibald's property, which immediately joined her estate'' She received mse i?iith " "unaffected courtsey, readily ncceded to my pro : po als, and detained me to luncheon. In the _course of n'onversation' that continued some 'hours,.I had amluple opportunity of observing bothl lier fcee aild her character. Her beauty Shand survived the ravages of grief. Her figure was still straight and young. Her toilet, al . though not elaborate, was elegant and almost coquettish. The grace and sweetness of her saiile made one' forget the severity of her features; the brilliancy of her eyes animated the paleness of her complexion. Her hair, thrown back fromn her finlue forehead, fell upon her neck in thick curls. Affable, without effort or: pretension,- she captivated by a gesture or a look ;'h...
Sports on the Asylum Grounds. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 May 1874
Sports on thie Asylum Grounds. . Thel members of tile City :of ?iNewanstle~ No. 7 Lodge of the -Protestant Alliance Frrc~idly Society of :Aistralasia celebrated their secnd anniversary by sports, of a varied character on the grounds attached to the 'Lunatic Asylum. On the arrival of the train from Wallsend at the Honeysuckle' Boint-Station, which brought down the fine Wallsend Band, under the leadership of Mr. WV. T. Morris, the members of the society, who had mustered here in strenrgth, forried a procession, and headed by the band, sihaiched through several streets, with their fine banner fluttering above, to the place of rendezvous. It was announced that a show of birds would take place, lbut the only contribution was Mr. D. E. Street, of Newcastle, who bad a fine cage of canaries and another of pigeons of different kinds. Amongst the fancy articles, Miss Harriet Street-was awarded-the prize (-10s.) for the largest, handsomest, and best tressed doll, which was ' really beautifiul ...
POETRY. VERSES. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 May 1874
P OECT R V .. ~ · v Bi a B.E 8.'· The following verses are from"'the "Rbi iaeies .and- Minor Poems;" published by the late Sheriff Bell in 1868 - VWhn 1 li ca.uld beneath .the mool,. . My eatli will gie but sa' concern l The railway trains will still be full, Ania steuamboats cranmmed frae stern tae stern .When Ilie caulJ beneath the rmool,. - Others will stand in dead men's shoe ; ; S-Wee rosy bairn will gang to school, And newspaliers be fu' o'-news. SWhon'I ie caull beneath the mool, . ; / . They'll gie great dinners to sma' men; The northern blast will'blaw: at Yule.' ' Anadgowks will fecht wi' sword an' pen- .'' Care darkens soon the brightest face, , Life's lesson is to toll an' thole; The gravre is no sae bad a place, ,: . Although it look a gruesome hole. " . This warld's doubfu' joys I ken ; : Iy'e tasted maist it hba to gie ; I've won wome praise frae bearded men, .A?d lasses hba been fond o' me. . "-'ut yeass tak' aft.the gladsome zest, : -' And a' grows wearisome andl du...
Newcastle Autumn Races. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 May 1874
Newcastle' Autumn 'Itaccs. i TiE first dayn's, racing of tile Newcanstle Autumn Meeting took.p e on Monday last; under tie:anspi.es f 'tlhe'~ ewcastle Jockey Club. ' 'st., ]2 o'cloc tine tendnnc was rather meagre, but befor tle third race came offhllere seedcld' to' be about 2000 pre sent, tihe fa;r sex beilg 'ell represented. The wnather'r throughout the' dly was evcry thing thatcould be,dcsir'ed, although it looked very' threatening ait tiaies. Thoa Lambton hand (under the leadership. of Mr.. Yates) were preseit, aid played some beautiful selec tions, betweenthlo different, races. The pub blican's booths were well patronised, so also wore: the: refreshment booths, which weore. managed very badly indeed. We only saw one* of ..thio: "monte tribe,', present, which was a great blessini, as they are only " fortys," who rob'the poor innocent young men of thieir hard-earned savings by inducing them to specu I ate in the.swindling game of " monte"-rthe three 'card' trick. -There rwas'a an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 May 1874
'PIONEER STORE GR E. TA. C Ohapmza s Leaver In thanking the Minecrs and Public generally of Greta and Sutrrounding District, for the liberal patronage rendered them since conm mnencing business in the above establishment, de sires to inform them that they Have Made .EXTENSIVE ADDITIQNS TO THEIR STOOK O? Groceries, Drapery, ... Boot.%.e, ? Iro?na gery, Crockeryware, .....• c., Ac:, 4:c. of the Very Best.description, which they can Sell As CHEAP as any house out of Sydney. S.MIN.'ERS' TOOLS of all kinds, including Picks,- Shovels, LMauls, 1Vedges, Pit Lamps, Tallow, &c., always on hand. SAlIo, first-class Pit Boots and Gent's and Ladics' Elastic Sides. Note the Address Ohapmana and Lexaver, PI ONEE STO RE, Hligh-street, .Greta. 251 NEW STORE. iMR: . A. N SNEDDON begsa to inform the Inhabitants of Plattsburg. TWallsend, Brookstown, and Surrounding District, ' TAT - " NE W'PWRUMISES opposite J nite Methodist lChurch " PLATTSBURG, A R E N OW .OP.E N. WIT'H A CHOICE STOCK OF Groce...
MR. DISRAELI AT BUCKINGHAM [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 May 1874
MR. DISRAELI AT BUOCKINOHAM (From the Newcastle Weeky ChronI ) Ma. DzsaALz addresed a meeting b~e elgtors of BDukinghamshire; in the ton hll BuokinglSam, on February Otli. Iinm told that it is expedient that I should have the pleasure of meeting you, as there is a cdatested election in the county of Bucking bham; :.~hat it i all about I don't exactly know-(laughter)--nor am I myself exactly certain who arq ,ay opponents.. I under stad that there fI"a third Conservative can didate in the Ael ; and as the Conservative oonstituents canuhave only two votes, and as I trus ..they will bestow their euflraea upon, . Bir l oert Harvey, and per caindidaito has not as much blraicee as perhapi we might wish in the county of Budrckinghamr. (Langhter). 'WVell, gentlemanl, I am told when this ingenious candidate :was presented toyon, he said that. althotigh a Conservative candidate h6 dependled irinlyg ipon Liberil :supiort? (Laughter). WVell :litiw, gentlemene, I really dothlink -that if the" Lib...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
-OSEPHSON'S A-TST'RLIAT " OqINT?IIEPT tF? •--• Is -Tnsa atanJ]ard Ointmenllt of 1New Southl Wales. The Australian Ointment has-now been before the public for seven years, has stood the public test, amd has proved itself the best and purest and most universally useful Ointment ever yet known. It is composed of plants natural to this colony, nnd can only be made here, as the materialsgrow nowhere else, therefore the A: ustraliais Ointment Must be the Standard of -New Souith Wales, and stands unrivalled. The wonderful cures it has effected, which is proved., by the following testi monials from parties of undoubted respectability, and who can at once be communicated with, - and the large and daily increasing demand, prove it'to be still pre-eminent over anything of the kind yet'known. The Australian Ointment is of a "' PULE GIEEN COLOUR," the lnatural extract or-The plants from which it is made, and totally free.from any and all deleterious and poisonous pro perties. -500,000 will be gi...
WOMAN'S DEVOTION: OR THE LADY OF CASTLE RANNACH. CHAPTER II. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
WO1AHN'S DEVOTIONl:. -' I OTFBl LAY p CoTLE RIlANNACH S RE DLEGS... a CUIAPTER:I I.q (endtiatuedl. - .:.'r HAT nightt, wasX oneoof' misery to Arclhi be.?...o.' bald-a-lsol. .Ith: whs' one long contest e: en?e??o .-Ihis ,remorse aindd'"l is': love. As liappens mlivay w ith thhose h'are at:bottoni 'goo a'd, liii reoiorce tf first conquiered his love. ", Heimnposed it upon himself asa solemn duty ,to secure the happiness of Helen. He swore : solemni'y!j neer:agni'? to see Mrs. COraig. He ,-war- p ignorant that ':the h appiuess whlich de ?pends. upjoi ,love, dannot be :given-it can 2*ioly-hbeeelhanged .. **.. . rs' Craig, on th otherA,and, who': flat :-tered herself that shle had passed the period 6 1lovef iild'ilgfi~id ivithoiit-distrist'th'ehope.bf ":g in~i seeig f 'rchlibald. Thie yougi man ex ,,ited1iosI' ?,'i?r~ossty,; ,'nd - cnriosity with o.b nieiien?is tlhe beginning of love, if, indeed,; it &d;i: notoivre itself.. - , ' Th11i'ciislt iWas, that MairgaTet beciine cit tfin...
ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
4 , ACCrDENTDI. An accident of a painful natuire happened toi oung lad named Robinson, whose .parents reside in Brookstowvn.- It appears thatthe boy was sent by his mother to get some wood, and took with him a pick: forrthe purpose of splitting it, hut iwhilst in the. act of doing so he struck himself a .violent blow on the foot, thereby inflicting a rather severe wound, about three inches long. He was taken to the resilence of Mr. Jacksabn, surgeon, of Brooks tow.; where the poor lad's foot was dreased, and upon last inquiry we learwnthat he is doing well .
COMPLIMENTARY BENEFIT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
,' .¶OOMPLIMSN?.mTARtY BN5I.;. . : -N.5T. WeV haveimuchpl-easare-in directing attention.to ian umnonicement elsewhere.respecting a gran :cpm plimentarf benefit'to be given to Mr. J.-T. MoTrs bandmaster of the:Wallsend "mnd Lambltoni old, bands, on..Saturday evening next; We have fre quently referred to the marked improvement in our) VWallsend band since Mri. M6rris assumed the leader .ship,, and the way their.services were'apprlcciate(d on Quecn's..Birthday by our Tewcastle friends fully bears out our remarks, and as an evidence of their appreciation of this hand we xnay mention that their tender.for playing on that day was higher than any othci.sent in,. yet still the preference was given to them. From these facts, and the knowledge that - good. band is. a great boon to any .town, we hope the inhabitants gone, ally will muster in strength on the'occassioni of Mfr.MLorris' benefit, and give him a hearty reception.
Mines and Coal Miners in this District. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
, -:"Mines and Coal Mlneru in this ? -. . Distrlet. vIT is a fact that cannot be successfully con · troverted, that the condition of the miners Sin. this district, both in a social and intel .:. lectual point- of view, has very much improved- during the last five years. No .',doubt the increasing and continuous pros f.perity of our coal trade has in a great m?easure contributed to bring about such a happy state of things, and more recently ,:.the mutual good understanding that has -: been established between the employer and the einployed. Yet notwithstanding all that has been done, all the'benefits enjoyed, '. therie .sstill a great amount-of dissatisfac ':.tion existing at some of the collieries, and ?a? considerable amount of nafairness exists, both on the part of some of the managers - and the men,--oar the part of the managers, ' ini not securing-for their men that ventila .tion which isso essential to their physical well-being. The practice of driving so far Sbefore air, and t...
CONFERENCE OF MASTERS AND DELEGATES. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
CONFERENCE OF MASTERS AND DELEGATES. ON Thursday last a Conference of the Asso ciateA Masters and Officers and Delegates of the Miners' Association of the Hunter River Disitrict- was held at the A. A. Company's Office, Newcastle, for the purpose of consider ing the question in dispute for-some time past, respecting compensation for deficient narrow work at the A. A. Comnpany's colliery. Present: A. A. Co., Messrr. E. C. More wether and J. B. Winship; Walleend, F. W~. Binny and J. Y. Neilson; Co-operative, W. Laidley and J. Fletcher; Waratah, R. W. Moody; New lambton, A. Brown and J. Thomas. On behalf of the Miners' Associa tion, Messres. T. Alnwick, District Chairman, J. Wood, District Secretary, Enoch Davis, District Treasurer. Delegates: Messrs. Those. Price, A. A. Co.; David Mitchell, TWalsend, J. M'Williams, Lambton; T. Winterbottom, Waratah; T. Hardy, New Lambton; T. Chessmond, Anvil Creek; and J. Harold, Greta. B. C. Mxauw?raxz Esq., was voted to the air, and in a .few appropi...