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ANVIL CREEK AND GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
ANVIL ClLREEK AND GRETA. A G?,EnAL meeting of tile employees of the Greta Coal Company was held on the 21st inst., at Gel latly's, Greth Inn, to consider applications for a doctor for Greta colliery, Mr. Swinbmrn in the chair. The Chairman said, to show the gel?ral meeting what the committee had done in this matter, he would call upon the Secretary to-~read the minutes ofjprevious committee meeting. After the minutes had been read, the Chairman explained that the Secretary had. received applica. tions from Drs. Williamson and Schulzanu. That of Dr. Williamson had been received in committee, providing his name was registered on'the Medical loard of New South Wales, and that. of .Dr. Schulzan's had been thrown out in ccminittee. It would, howcver,, oforythem to elect whom they liked. The colinitlep had acted.according to tilhe best of their ability,4n the matter. Both doctors were highly recommended-Dr. Williamson by Dr. Hill, of L?ambln, and Dr. Schulzan by Mr. Sheddon. The Chairman ...
BURWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
BURWOOD. T? wER is little of importance to chronicle this week, the routine of things presenting a dull appearance as usual. Notwithstsnding the threatening aspect of the weather yesterday morning, by noon the neighbourhood seemed to all appearances deserted, most of the people making their way to the Asylum Grounds, where, accord ing to the programme, they would be treated to a good day's amusement. The races also received a fair share of patronago from this quarter. The Improvement Sooiety held its usual meeting last Thursday evening. The attend alnce was very poor, compared with former occasions. The president gave two instruo-. tive lessons, one on grammar the other on drawing, which were listened to with marked attention. All that the society requires is a little pecuniary aid; it possesses the oener and by a slight help it would become something to th ugeen4 the district. The debate proposed for next meetilngis, which of the two discoveries, that of gold or coal, has tended th...
NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
NAnROW EOcAPF. On Wedneaday last wvhilst Mrs..Davidson, of Plattaburg, was seated at breakfast she vas'called away for somopurpose, and as she rose from the table a heavy beam above fell upon the sea?t a?e .. had just vacated,. with a loud crash, breaking a quantity of crockery &ce. and only that she was providentially called away would have suffered severe injunes, if not killed.
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
NEWV LAMBTON. Taxs colliery is work'ing every day at present, and the miners are getting a very fair amount of work. The general monthly meetipg of this lodge will be held at the New Lamibton ifotel, on Tuesday evening next. A meeting of the roads committee was held at Mr. B. Lunn's, on Thursday evening, when it was decided to hold a general meeting at the Lambton Crossing, onAionday even ing next, to submit their report. May 29.
Latest District News. LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
Latest Ditriot News. (SROM OUR VARIOUS COIRsUPoNDEnTs.) LAMBTON.. ,Ipr sorry to have to report the death of a findlson of-Mr. Enoch Davis (District Trea surer, Miners' Union), aged five' years, fronm inflammation of the lungs. He only took ill on Saturday night, and died on Tuesday. The funeral took place on Wednesday, which was well attended, showiug the sympathy felt for ir.? Davis and his famnily in their sudden bereavement. \ 1 ani proud to hear that our band was well r&ciiveird] l y the Newcastle ipeople at the'races. I am.'informed from a disinterested source that they were highly praised for their clever playing, several of the nobility having taken a great interest in them. It .speaks volumes for the progress of boir little town1'when the people of the city have to come to us for the services of our band. I amin. also nformed that several gentlemen in Newcastle have made a voluntary promise to subscribe liberally to their funds, which is the best possible. proof of t...
SINGLETON ATHLETIC SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
,,. SINGLETON ATIHLETIC SPORT.S. The: athletic~'sgorts at Singleton, under the aus pices of.No. 16 Division Sons .of, Temperance, on Monday last, wdre a'grand success; the attendance being lare and the entrances for the different,events namerois. Tho.Chlampion Race caused 'some ex citement, as tllhe three cracks bf the district were entered, and it was thought that a good race would take place. :. There is lho doubt that VWatson codld have won had he liked, for hlie was leading by a few yards at a 100, when he slackened o0E and allowed BFrown to pass hili, who came in a winner by siR yards. The follo~ving were the winners of the principal events :--i.)iden Plate--I'Cardy. 1 ; J. .Collins?f2; J. Giblh; 3.. Grand .iCh-linpior- lace F. Brown (Maitland), 1 ; 1it. Watson (Sc'one),; 2 D. Dunlop, 31 Thleb-Legged ltacef .lt.1-rayle and A. Flcmminc, 1. Porters ,and Duylc 2. Hurdle lRace, for all-conmcrs-F. irown, I ; S. H atson (Victoria), 2; J. lan, .. - Won ,>y fuotit yards. A. Don rin,...
WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
WVARATAH. IN the Supreme Court, Sydney, on Wedhnes- I day last, before Sir James Martin (Chief Justice), andta jury of four, thee case, " The Municipality of - Wariatab v. the oWaratah Coal Company," was tried. It was an action instituted for the recovery of rates levied by the plaintiffs under the 163rd section of the Municipalities Act of 1867, upon property duly assessed belonging to defendants. The latter pleaded.that they never were indebted. Mr. Butler, Q.C., and Mr. Healy,.instructed by Mr. Wood Readett (of Newcastle), appeared for the plaintiffs; Sir Williamn Manning, Q.C., and Mr. Davis, instructed by Mr. W. Barker, for'the detend ants. The amount claimed here was £191 5s., for rates upon the property of the Waratah Coal Mining Company, comprising about 198 acres of freehold. land, and 820 acres lease hold. It was proved that the colliery was within the municipality, and that the rates had been duly assessed and levied upon the product of. the mine. The parties agreed to a ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
'TrIE AU5lT'ALTA OINTMlEINT.. To the Editor of the S?yde!l .fornin. I?erald.L Sir,-I have lately iloticed several letters published in the Ierald relative to the great benefits received by the use of this: colonial production. Now, I have'been using itthe last fifteen months for mysealf and family, and can honestly assert that it is the nmost generally iseful iartiole I liave ever met with. It wase first rcommendpd to' me for soft corns that have been troubling rme for years, and which this ointment totally, oured in a few days. I hav'e efit it at home, and I consider it ai really'uiiefulbouse hold appendage. :1- am sure that ]id?i the"Aui tralian Ointment once beeomoes thorotigilfknohvn:it will become a natural household artiole.-Yours obediently, JosiNI?IRfRELL."-Adt. . labbertisement0. MARRIA4. DUNSTA-( SwALD.-On Tu ,, 26th inst., by Sthe R r, Newcastle, AUEL DUNSTAN, of Vallen to RSE, secondA laugl hoter of Mr. J. Oswald, Ittsburg. 35.9 SNTED, a SfART ACTIV~ E LAD, Ap . ply at t...
SHINDY IN THE TEAPOT. (To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
g'lt '~"sHfllDY--'I'T~THE. TEAPOT. '* - S (To the lAlitor of tlhe .Ifinqrs' Advocate) :. Sir,--There appeared (by special favour we believe) in t~e.,NewcatleC Pilot, of the 13th inst., an official piofest from tha " Day Dawn Division" of the Sons of Temperance, anent the libcllous utterances -of a certain J.P;, from his position on the bench, against the charactgr of their order. "The epistle in quiestion is a cold watery offusion made up of mild common place ingredients, without a dash of pungency inl it, in order to insure its insertion in the iirst place, and in the second to avoid thle pos sible risk .of libelling the libeller. So goes the gossip, Anyhow, the worthy scribe of the "Day Dawn," or " Peep o' Day Boys" Division ought to have been wider awake than to suppose that such a '"mealymouthed" production would have any effect as a castigation upon the dilinquent to whom it was applied. They might as well have made the abortive attempt to'probo the hide of a rhinoceros with a ...
(To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 30 May 1874
S(To. t, e Eitor of the. 'inera' . Advocate"). 1? Srn,-I have often been grieved at the utter wannt of sympathy shown to old miners by .their younger fellow workmen. When in the. pit a young man would not consider. it beneath his dignity'if hoe?hli! the opportunity to take an old man's skip from him instead of protecting him, which is his duty; and if our miners have a situation at their disposal, such s cheeck-weighman, almost without exception young men get it, although there are old men working in the pit, whoso gray hairs and hollow cough too plainly tell that they are physically incapable of performing a day's work, such as is required of miners, but their. families have to be provided for, and 'these pooe fellows may be seen morning after morming, whilst wonding their way to their work, takiing scverel. rests on the road for want of breath, and yet they have all the qualifications for being check-weighi man, but their being old is a sufficient reason why the young man should h...
MELBOURNE. WRECK OF THE BRITISH ADMIRAL ON KING'S ISLAND. SEVENTY-NINE LIVES LOST. Melbourne, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 3 June 1874
:,!1:;:.:0&lt;&lt; M'ECBOURNEf." oT .c , . .... .... ,. elbiorne,-Snad y :A teotrible shipwreckl has ?ei'i'd??i~tsg'il Island. TI.o boitch ,Kangno, arrived- at Queonschia;l frif coidoi] ainidi reporpo ta that tl hip iBraitisWh, Admirt; ??'1700 tbn??? oCiptkil T ordltidit ] .oft.eli'erpool fois 7telbonrn o, on';thol23d" Fobru'lny;' ?ist ?ias'lost'8n 'the 23id May. :,!Tliatflifoit i'atY i lo i ste t't s ripbs'ck ol •thl south side lof' the isl adhild in"?qla ? ortr of:adnl'hor'ol""i Vestige? ~wis'iba se6einof thelio wi'ocl--'; It ist?isnpso tatlilt aboun t'ijglty lives havoeble'i, lost.' rSio'ihh?a.fif ty. pissengers oil bot , 'heisdes'li'ort?t'e olh ~zisv ofivhom aro 'snvod u.imeli fti passengers forof theo roew, niitith iio iiilbd:o It 'lThey'escaped cideath' tty~gieinh 'ontg lio f.si:oisiid ere'i sumiseqaothn?,ldri fte- • lshelidt! otivrliekag Tho rsosurvivors, av?'iarrived: in Meloruer? -' thoithI·u l s ka? tthebi tuhddtini ostrui 't lonrd._ of ?the' most.-herti rV...
Latest Telegrams. LATE ENGLISH NEWS. Tuesday, 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 3 June 1874
Lates'b Teleg'ras mz. LATE ENGLISH NEWS. i "(J'ro, the ,iSyduey f.ap,.ea.) .TuoLsday,8 p.m.t A terrible. colliery . explosion occurred at Astley deep pit, Dnnkinfield, n?ir Manches ter..* A fall of earth caused ain escape of gnas, wlich ignited. Aboult 500 men:and boyE were killed.-. Thlein iu'al conference of tle Armalgamatecd Miuers' "Association was held last week,: c Manchlester; Mir.1-falliday pircsiding. :I Lili.. address hle irepoted an increase of nehl;lb:s. bnt ii partial de?haustion:' of the pi?;esontatidi" of £1000.to Mr. Plimisoll;; Jie charged the London coal ucieichaints: iiith ot ercharagingl dnring thlo late6 li,.ices, and defeiiled the couduct of IMessrs. MiDonmild ind 'riLt in, accepting seais on the Royal Coinmissioni b1 Inquiry into tihe operationt of Labour' Acts i . The ?labonr Crisis increises daily in intensity Tlihe decreasdcl consitinptidn of coal and iron is comupellinlg a reductici bf" wagcs in all ;tlhc: greant colliery ii?dl iron distlictsb,; omployors ...
MEDICAL. (To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 3 June 1874
Som;- As I soutlbythe paiifior thl t'itlc icdI iprofcssioo are endeavioui th ?t?ogel arlill ilti trod.di tlhis seosion for the hiutirouc?nnt olithi·ti ris rlting to the statis of nio,'ical. Ien icn, th'?'~ ilouyy, a-fu? woridstitoi tho iprbonbl :reasonas tlt haIlo died to saitcl sit?s liei g tltakelt n ny not perlihaps lid u?iinlter cating. Tho proifeusion have, 1 thlinkl boon much to blatnofor not having long ago diaclosed to soaiety ait largo tihe roal lerinlu ples wlhih unido themr is tholi treatmncit of disease, instoetlit 'of wrapping Lhcmanslve, so cltisoly riound with tho tmantlo of mistoery. .1.d thoseo iriiplous lioen, so pnoaoi lie. foeo the polblic, we shIould not now prlinlap havoL hoardt so imuoch of the wonderful cures aud nuner ous infallutbloe arrangol ints that naro.ddily advcr tijoad,.sold, bliircie in, and "regarded err scifoillcs for noarlhy all anud ovory: dismise. Now, hiwevoer utartltig.it nosy aepepar.t. io,am, it is't-fTot. that .tiore is, Wlth '?osbit?P oWl...