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LATEST INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY, Monday, 3 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
LATEST TITTELLIG-ENOE. From Orevillc'a Telegram. Company. SYDNEY, Monday , 3 p.m. Parliamen t^goftt prorogue*!'' to-day by hia Exjselluncy 'theGovernor, in parson, with the usual formalities, to the 16th of .1 une. Mr. Parkes stated, in the Assombly, in answer .to- ^question, that the grave of O'Farrell was being watched to prevent its being disturbed. The report of the official inquiry into the cir cumstance of a copy of O'I''arroll s letter to the Colonial Secretary, having been obtained from the gaol without the assent or knowledge of the authorities, contrary to the .regulations, was laid on the table, nnd ordered 'to bo printed. The Sheriff's report on the case implicated theRev. Father Dwver. the Gaol Chaplain, and lod'to the inference that the letter in the possession of Air. Mncleay was the original. His Excellency the Gouernor has received a rathor well-written lotter from Beechworth,:Vic toria, censuring him for not acceding to the request of the Princo for the reference o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
HUNT Kit HI VI? R NEW STEAM NAVl»ATION/etffi-ANY. STE A Mt- T nks Y D H E Y. f Tho MORPETH, Dap**'' Buon, TUESDAY mi Fill DAY Mornings. TUo CITY OP NEWCASTLE, Captain Summf.rbelt., C \VKDNESDA* nr.il SATURDAY MorninES. «' nEORGE TULLY & CO., Agonts. ? . ? — ? ? m Huntor River Now Stea^rfavigatioa Oo. RETURN JTCKETS. ( FR O M This' DATE, RETURN t TICKKTS will bo issued, available for one week, to passengers by nny of the 1T.R.N.S.N. Company's ) first-cla*- steamers, nt the following rules : — ; Suloou --- ? - 2i-fl. Steerage ? 15k. GEORGE TCLLY & CO. r Newcastle, Ful). 10, 1S03. ? 415 N^AND\VI0K_ RACES. SPEOIAl^SWJA .VEIi TO SYDNEY. .rP HE A. S. NV Company's Steamship X wi£j\A MS, will leure Newcastle for Sydner, on i WEDNESDAY AFlUntNC*^ J Pass«nirprs talcincr Excursion Tiokots ehJMHra by ' tho SAMK boat on dATUHD AY. ut. MIDXIWTrT C1 W. K. LOCUHEADV N-Hfjcisilo, '-7th April, 1803. 3^4 * ~s~^'' ? ? '- H^NDWICIC_RA.0E8. * SPECIAL SKEA.UEJt TO SYDNEY. C II K ASJ V A RE...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS. April 25. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. TORT OF NEWCASTLE. , AimiVALS. APBIL25. Clara, sell.) 132, H'Ljnnnu, from Dunedin, lut iust. Captniu, agent. Hydro, ship, 58G, Rich, from Dunedin, lat iiut. C. F. Stokes ami Co., agents. Tell, bq., 321, Lowrie, from Dunedin, 1st inst. Pm ?ongorj— i in the steerage. Captnin, ngent. Clauulpine, bq., .'hW, Sim, from Brisbane, 10th inst. Ml. B. Wallace, agent. Sylphido, ship, 2UG, Puulron, from Sydney. A. Hogg, ?gent. Sasiiox, bq., 332, Grogory, from Gcclong, It. H. . Grierson. ngent. Surah Anu, bq., 409, Wells, from Melbourne. Cuptiin, ?gent. Island City, bq., 421, Turner, from Sydney. II. B. ?Wallace, agent. Koliptic, b(j., 304, Kirby, from Melbourne G. Tally and Co., agents. ArniL 20. . EsHie Black, bq., 231, Hook, from Melbourne. O. Tully, agent. /' t. ' l'rnirio, brifj, 140, Fox, from VVanganui, 7th inst. O. F. Stokes and Co., agents*. ~ - Sydney Griffiths, bq., 333, Fntton, from Geolong. E. ? H. Griorfion, agent. Leouidos, bq., 227, PHck, from Nelson. Captai...
THE INTENDED MINER'S MEETING AT GRIFFITHS' FLAT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
THE INTENDED MINER'S MEETING GRIFFITHS' FLA.T. The advertised general meeting of miners to be held on Griffiths' Fl«t (near La'nbton), yesterday, did not take place. Our reporter proceeded to the ground for tlie purposo of taking notes of the meeting, but wan in formed on tho way that the meeting hud been postponed till Saturday next, nt ft special meeting held on the prc viotiB (Monday) evening at the Miners' Arms Inn, War Utah. Wo subsequently met ono of tho promoters of the intended meeting, from whom we learnt the follow ing particulars : — un Aionuuy, at noon, intimation was given to the men iu the Warntnh Colliery that tho pit would work on Tuesday (yesterday). The xnnouueo nient caused great dissatisfaction and surprise, and it was at once resolved to hold a nicetin: in the evening to to tako the matter into consideration. The meeting wa* convened between six and seven in the oveniug, and about an hour later a large number of miners had assembled at tho place of meeting, vi«....
POET'S CORNER. SELECT POETRY. WONDER WHY! [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
POET'S CQJH*TER. SELB-C* POETRY. . . ^s**^~ WONDER WHY ! ^fi. wonder why when wild winds cry, .?-. *? ?? And rain drips from the euves, And beforo the rising tempest fly Tlie last few fluttering loaves ; , There bursts a tuno of meny June Upon my inner ear, - Wnrin odours past through the rich deep grau, . And tbo blackbird wlustles clear ! I wonder why ! I wonder why when the night wind* sigh, And the city rests in shade, . And its living souls in slumber lie. And the glare and tumult fade ;S_ l''ar from tbo town on the clovered down, With short, fiue grass to tread, 'MM poi-so aud grey stone I wander alone, ' ' And lurks enrol ovorhead! I wonder why ! ' Do I wonder wliy when you and I ' Are parted by many aunlle, \ And between tiatircless strtmms'go by, Wood* whisper and'oaatures smile ; In whatever way, by night or day, You come to eye or car, You ara no surprise to my gladdened eyes. And tho wonder' of your song sing cleir !? Do I wonder why ! .
WOMAN'S HEART. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
WOMAN'S HEAKT. Ood'nangek took a little drop of dew, New fallen from the heaven's fur-off blue, And a fair violet of the valley's green, Shedding its perfume in the moon's soft Bhcen, And n forgot-irie-not an small and bright — Tiiiid nil together gently, out of sight, Within the chalice of the lily white ; With humblenesR and gmco they covered it, Jilmlo purity anil sadness near to sit ; And added jirido to this, nnd sighs a few, One wish, but half a hope, and bright tears two ; - C'-jurngo and sweetness in misfortuno'a hinai t, And out of this was moulded — a woman's heart .' -
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
BIRTH. ROBERTSON. — On the 27th inst., at her residence, McCor- mack-street, Newcastle, the wife of Mr. CHARLES ROBERTSON, of a son. DEATH. &nbsp; ROBERTSON. — On the 22nd April, 1868, WILLIAM HENRY MARRETT, youngest son of S. T. ROBERTSON, of this city, aged eleven and a half months.
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
GENERAL NEWS. Tho Provincial Council o£ Canterbury has voted . % sum of £7600 for tho put-poaus of immigration for tho present year. It is rumoured in Mudgee, that a well-known tradesman there is a Fenian sympathizer. Tho . gontlcmun in question has indignantly repudi ated the charge. Among the passengers by the Highflyer, which sailed for England from Melbourne on Sunday, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; was the well-known artist, Mr. G. A. Appleton, &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; formerly of Sydney. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; A. glance , at tho census returns of the several ? provinces of Now Zealand shows tho discourag ing fuct, that tho population of tho colony during tho pust three years has boon almost stationary. Two companies of the 14th Regt. havo been orderod to Western Australia to relieve tho detach ment of tho COth, now stationed thoro, which proceeds to Sydney. A publican, named Henry Vick, at Portland, in tho sister-colony, ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
A GENEROUS GIFT AND NOBLE EXAMPLE.— Mr. T Laidlaw, having learned that the congregation of St. Clement's Church (Anglican) Yass, were desirous to discontinue the burying of bodies in the graveyard sur- rounding the church, presented to the congregation over four acres of land adjoining the Presbyterian cemetery, which also was given by Mr. Laidlaw to the latter deno- mination. The land (says the Courier) is most suitable for the purpose, is contiguous to the town, and close to the cemetery used by the Roman Catholics and persons of the Jewish persuasion. The churchwardens of St. Clement's intend to have the ground fenced in as spee- dily as possible ; and as soon afterwards as his Lordship the Bishop of Goulhurn can visit Yass to consecrate the cemetery, it will be opened tor the purposes of &nbsp; burial. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 1868. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
NEWCASTLE BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
NEWCASTLE BOROUGH COUNCIL. The Council met, pursuant to adjournment, on Monday afternoon, at four o'clock. Present — The Mayor, in the chair, and Aldermen Sparke, Chapman, Bolton, Christie, and Stokes. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. &nbsp; POSTPONED TENDERS. — The Mayor, before the &nbsp; correspondence was read, wished to make a brief statement in reference to the tenders that were postponed from the last meeting of the Council. &nbsp; He had spoken to Mr. Russell with regard to his tender for the formation of a portion of Blane-street, and the explanation he gave was satisfactory, viz., that "yard" in his tender, he meant cubic yard. His tender being the lowest was therefore accepted. With respect to the tenders for the construction of culverts, the Surveyor had reported upon the tenders to the following effect. One tender came to £159 for the job, the other to £165, ane Mr. Welham's was £100. He had spoken to Mr. Welham on the...
MARKET RESERVE AND GAS COM. MITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
MARKET RESERVE AND GAS COM- MITTEES. Later in the evening (seven o'clock), the Coun- cil sat as a Committee of the Whole, to consider the questions of lighting the town with gas, and the reclamation and appropriation of the Market- square Reserve. There were present — Alder- men Christie, Bolton, Rodgers, Chapman, Sparke, and the Mayor. THE GAS QUESTION.—Ald. Chapman in re- &nbsp; &nbsp; opening the subject of lighting the streets with gas, remarked that, so far as he was aware, no doubt existed in the minds of any of the alder- men as to the propriety of having gas in the streets, if the Council had the power to levy a special rate for that purpose. As a doubt existed on that point, he thought it would be well to take counsel's opinion on the subject. If the Council had not the power to levy a special rate, the question would be settled. He begged there- fore to move, " That this committee is of opi- nion that some of the thoroughfares in the Munici- pality should b...
LETTERS TO THE EDI[?]TION A HARP CAS[?] To the Editor of the New [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
LETTERS TO THE EDIT[OR.] &nbsp; A HARD CASE. &nbsp; To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. SIR — Please to pardon the liberty I now take in ad- dressing to you this letter for publication in your widely circulating journal. My name in Stevens, and I was late a steward on the brig Flying Cloud. I shipped at Ade- laide for a trip to Sydney and Newcastle, at which former port I was paid off. When he paid me off, the captain requested me to re-engage; I did so at the same &nbsp; rate of wages. On departing from Sydney a steamer ran &nbsp; into us and carried away the after end of the house. We returned to port, and after a survey, which resulted in our favour, we left again with seventy-six tons of flour for &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Newcastle. On the flour being discharged the house was taken to pieces, the captain and the mate removing the things on shore ; and the carpenter, second mate (Mr. Connell) and myself were left to shift ...
THE RACE COMMITTEE. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
THE RACE COMMITTEE. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. SIR—I was rather surprised at the meeting of the &nbsp; &nbsp; committee, held at Mr. Jones' hotel last Monday, ua the shortsightedness of some of its members. The repre- sentatives of our local press were present, and both were agreeable to subscribe a guinea each to the funds of the society, but when a motion was carried that the insertion of the programme was limited to one insertion in each paper once a fortnight, they very properly, I consider, withdrew their subscription. Now, take the paper's subscription at £2 2s., and the extra advertise- ments at £3 16s., what has the club gained, especially when they can afford to give four advertisements to Sydney papers and other extravagant prices for other work ? It is my opinion the races ought to be well ad- vertised in our local papers, if the committee wish for any success, and not squander their money upon papers which will not do them one farthing's wo...
SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
SINGLETON. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; From the Singleton Times, April 26m 1868. We are happy to hear that the young woman &nbsp; who was so severely burned on Monday last, in John-street, is progressing very favourably, and there is every hope of a comparatively early re- covery. Several of the benevolently-disposed people of Singleton, have shown the poor, desti- tute, hapless girl much kindness, and afforded her no small relief. Yesterday afternoon, a consultation between Drs. Glennie, Hartigan, and M'Kenzie, took &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; place at the residence, of Mr. David Shearer, of Glendon, as to the best course to be adopted respecting the injury Mr. Shearer's limb had sus- tained by the late dray accident, and we under- stand that it was agreed not to amputate, at any rate until methods had been adopted with a &nbsp; ...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. Monday, April 27, Before H. Scott, Esq., P.M. Drunkenness. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. MONDAY, APRIL 27, 1868, Before H. Scott, Esq., P.M. Drunkenness. James Taafe pleaded guilty to a charge of being drunk and disorderly in Hunter-street. Constable Wood deposed to the circumstances under which the offence was committed. He stated that he was walking up and dowu the street, singing and making a great noise. The prisoner said he had never been before the court before in his life. He was a native of the neighbourhood of Newcastle, and was well known. The prisoner was found guilty, and sentenced to pay a penalty of 10s. or forty-eight hours in the lockup. Catherine Boland (a curious-looking old woman) was placed in the dock, charged with having been drunk and disorderly in Hunter-street, on the 26th inst. Prisoner (before being asked to pead, to the Police Magistrate) : It's the first time, my darling (laughter) ; forgive me this time, and I'll never trouble you again. Police Magistrate : You are charged with being drunk &a...
THiS CASE OF MR. DREWE, OF TOMAGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
THE CASE OF MR. DREWE, OF TOMAGO. The following letter having reference to the above case, appeared in the Empire of Satur- day last :— &nbsp; Sir—I see in Mr. Parkes's reply to Mr. Forster's speeoh, &nbsp; concerning the dismissal of Mr. Drewe as teacher of the Tomago Public School, charges brought against Mr. Drewe, which Mr. Parkes says were the cause of his dis- missal. Now, Sir, I think it my duty as one of the parents of the children in the neighbourhood, to reply to some of the charges quoted by Mr. Parkes. As far as the inspector, Mr. Allpass' method of investigation, I will leave the public to judge. First, Mr. Parkes says that Mr. Drewe was a very inefficient teacher, that if allowed to remain he would destroy the school, that some of the parents had removed their children, and that others would do so. I believe there was one child re- moved from the school, and he was a nephew of the lady was reported to be Mr. Drewe's successor. He stated also, that the s...
DISTRICT NEWS. WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
DISTRICT NEWS. FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT. WALLSEND. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Since my last communication many of our &nbsp; business people are complaining about the un- suitable position that our constable is placed in. His residence is at the pit-rows, a distance, I should think, of nearly half-a-mile from our township — the place where the storekeepers, butchers, and bakers, &c., have to transact all the business. It would, I should think, be hard to show the utility of having a policeman stationed at a place where he is not required. Doubtless, the police magistrate of Newcastle would by no means be agreeable to have the policemen who are expected to do duty at New- castle stationed at Stockton, where they are not required. The inhabitants of Wallsend are just as desirous to have their property protected as the people of Sydney or Newcastle. Some of the inhabitants here endorsed the opinion, that should there be a st...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 29 April 1868
LOCAL ITEMS. RACE MEETING.—A meeting of the committee was &nbsp; &nbsp; held at Mr. Jones' (the Prince of Wales Hotel), on Monday evening, Mr. J. R. Fox in the chair. Mr. H. Routse was chosen president of the club, and Mr. W. K. Lochhead, vice-president, should they consent to act in those capacities. The secretary having been asked by the chairman if he had waited upon the two local papers to see if they would make any reduction in the price of advertising, stated he had done so, and the result was to have been made known that evening. Representatives from both papers being present, stated it was very unusual to be asked to make any reduction, and declined doing so. Mr. John Mabyn proposed, and Mr. Lister seconded, " That the programme should be advertised alternate Saturdays in the Chronicle and Pilot. — Mr. Forbes moved, as an amendment, and Mr. Flynn seconded, " That the adver- tisement should appear in each paper weekly." The motion was carried. The following te...