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WOMAN'S DEVOTION: OR THE LADY OF CASTLE RANNACH. CHAPTER V. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 6 June 1874
WOMAN'S DEVOTION OR THE LADY OF CASTLE RANNACH Br REDLEGS. CHAPTII V. TT was on tihe evening of the 20th of No -vember, as the snow fell in thick flakes throughl the biting.air, that two travellers on horseback traversed the village of Glenalvon, and pulled:up at the gate of Castle Rannach. They seemed overpowered with fatigue, while icicles hnng from the manes of their horses. At the sound 'of their approach, Mrs. Craig's servants ran out to meet them, and recognised theiri aiiitress. They surrounded her, aind disputed eagerly th'e right to kiss her-hands, benumbed by the frost. She spoke but few words to them, and then hastily changing her dress, she sat down to warm herself before a large fire, which had never ceased, from the day. she left, to burn in the saloon;. For an instant, she involuntarily looked at - herself in the glass above the chimney, and as "she looked she could scarcely repress an exclainatiln of suprise and fright. She was, indeed, much changed ! In less than a ...
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 6 June 1874
NE... NEWLFAMIBTOA. TuRER is no news about the train as yet, and the road has never been proclaimed us promised, which is perhaps not of much odds, withont we could get some money to make it with. People here are beginning to think that if they. geot a road at all, it will be when thcy imiike it" themselves, through being incorporated. The Lambton Council -are to meot them in conference, I presume, with. the view of showing them.the advisability of. having thie Lambton bonndary extended to take in Now Lambton . - . ... Apropos of the above, a poetic fr:iemnd,of ours, a recent importation from the Tynesii , I sends the following :- - New Lamhton folks noo list to mne, Until my tale aw hev related, And then aw think you will agree You're bound to get incorporated. Last Council neet:Yatcs-made-anlotion. And ive his speech aw hear he statedt .If.ye want the road, he had a notion e wad haey to get ilncorporated. He wants a conference to be, To hey the question there debated, 'Tween the C...
MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC ENTERTAINMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
MUSICAL MAnD DIeAMATIC ENTEItTAIuMMENT. On Saturday evening lust an entertainment of tlhis description was hold in Harris' AssCembly Rooms, TVallscnid, nndl 'wa very largcely atteided,-about 400 being luerrnt. The objectof the cnttertailnentl was ostetisibly a Ibenefit to MIr. J. T. Morris, the Itlented instructor of the WVallsend and other local bands,-nd from the number who. attended. may be jludged theC.estimticL in which:Ir. Morrio is held in the district. Tihe oentcrtaifinciet was colmomenced with a splendid overture by the VYallsend Band, 'and we mighbt:here mention tihat the manner in which.our band 'distinguished' them= selves on this occasion rcMi cted the greatest credit upon their able ipstructor nmid alsd upon'thtnemselves as albody. l'he plincipal piece of the cvcniig was of -course the, molo-drama, entitled " The' ltes of "ttrick .Vale," whiiet was itt thrqe acts, the c.'haracters being represented by local amateurs bolnonging 'ko the ,Wallsnd )lniuntic Club." An inter...
WALLSEND SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
- WALIStND SCIHOOL-OF Air5. We, are pileased to learnl that the library of the'above institute has, iluring the past week, beenare-stocked with a good selection of books, numbering something over onlo hundred and twenty volumes, twcnty two volumes of which comprisre the full set of tie Lonldon Jfc/clopuwdia, wlich has been presented as. a gift to the library by the Ivr. J. Splcer Wood, c-f Dairk Creek. The gift aloneo constitutcs a library for any School of Arts, and will, we are sure, he highly prized by the members and committee, who cannot but feel thankful to the rev. gentleman for such a noble gift. The committee lihave for a con siderlalelc time past seen the necessity of increasing the library; lint as they have been straining every point to get the £100, so as to claim the £50 pro mised by the \VWallsend Complany, they have not been able to purchalse many books : the rent of the precsint reading-room has also to be provided for, which cnroes heavy on the memilbers, who as ye...
EXPORT OF COAL. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
Th'e .export of 'cdl froin NewCastl.e for the ?,cek ending Friday, June 5th, amnounted to 20,GGO tons. -4 30 tons of which were shipped to Sydney, 4176 to Melbou?nc, .542 to (dclaide, 1,0 to the Clarecnce River, 259" to Java, 7i to thie Manc'eay River, 670 to Wallaroo, 013 to NLw Zealand, 726 to Jiobart Town, 1031 to Shanghai, 423"0 to San Francisco, 1089 to China, 532 to the steamers, and 1230 tons for holme consumption. Of thie above the A. A. Co. shipfed 3526 tons, Wahllscndl 4500;, Lambton. 3443, Waratah 3114, Co- pcrativo .Co. 2528, Noew Lambton 2263, Anvil Creek 508, Greta 7F2. 'The export of coke was 9 tons-from the Co oprhitive Co. to Sydney.
THE WARATAH COAL COMPANY V. THE MUNICIPALITY OF WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
:TJIU WARATAM. COAL COMPANY V. TER leUNICIAL!TY. - 0* O WA1RAT Aio •.. . SI IIt e 9pr Conrt, Sydney, on Monday (the Herald says), Mr: Davis, forthe defendants, moved for a rule nial for now trial. T'hero had. been. a verdict for,.the plaintiffs by consent, snubjeot to the opini?" of theofull court on the pointseof law. The ction had'been to recoveri damages .for an illegal distress which had been levied by the defendants for rates alleged to be due to them. The questions were whether the rates had been assessed on a proper'prlnelple and v'bether tlce property assessed .uponhad been within the snuuciipslidty, Rule nisi wee grate~d accordlagly. '
STREET IMPROVEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
.SThF.lET IMPROVEMENTS.hpstwe_ We are pleased to notic? hat durillg the past week S number of the. dangerous holes in our main roadl have been filled up with the refu?eo? of the coal, kindly given for the purpose by thnr two local col. liery managera, and already 'several of the sost dangereus paces oan be corossoed with safety. Whether thisis taking the work out of the hands of the mmiciipal council we know not, but :it all events it i. setting them an example, which we hopeo :will bespeedily followed.
The late Fatal Accident at the New Wallsend Colliery. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
4fheldate a.aFatal Accident at the Nelcw Tallsend ,Colliery. FRno the evidence given at..the inqaest by GEoneR DAVID, the man who was working inth' bolrd with' the deceased .JAsG. I?HALL I.,hen the accident happened, it will be seen that.thd unfortunate man was not a practi cal miner, and .therefore :totally incapable of looking aft erhimIf,--in a pit where the ioof is giod, mudch less in a pit like New .Wallsen'd; where it is admitted. by all who Shave seen it to have a very dangerous rootf. I hahs b1een a question for years past how far collier) managers were justified in em ploying unpzgac!ntal men to get coal. It is no dodubt very liird, and perhaps ,.to some m night appear inhuman, on the part-of these a tiakigers to refuise mean employment be .'cause'they iere not practical miners; but "-unless :such men can find mates who are ,practical miners, and who are prepared tc look after their., safety while at work, it is Smuch more, charitable on the pairt' of the managers to refuse...
New Wallsend, Catherine Hill Bay. A TRIP UP LAKE MACQUARIE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
NeW M Valsend , .lCatherine Ilill 1 By. .. A.TRIP UP LAKE MACQUARIE. 'A COIIltERPONDENT Ihas kindly favoured us with the ;followilg.notes : '?-. A:?b'fr.the adjomurniient iifi-the inquest on Wednesday last on the body of the man James *Hall,. :wh)ldiedfrioin injuries received by a fall of coal, arid hearing that the inspector of: Collie'ies :(Thos. Lewis, Egq.), desired to jilslpecttltie.C:nle of tlihencidedIlt, I availed imyselfP f t~~io?ipportunity nffo~led to visit it ailso. We started from Wallseldbonl Thurs day morning alboltnine o'clock, and embarked ait Cockle Crlek, inua large yacht belonging to a settler named 13Boyd, living about seven miles below NewsV.allsend.j Thie company in all nuihbered telv-e,--eight of.the friends of the deceasedoin theirhretur o 1ion;:Mr. Lewis, constarble Leoriard, and another gentlemann from We.lls~isd;vlid;.CC oompainied us with the same E;bjc't in view as myself. The day. was oi.e ,of thui most lovely of autumn days, and· ifter we had got fair...
Miner's Meetings. Lambton Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
LLamnbton Miners. Tw monthly m'eting of the eo. 3 Lambton obdge :of th? rMiners' Association was held in thle Druids' fall on F1riday eveSnn ' June" 5th,?1874. There was a numearous attend .ncc.:e;i? Mr. *John Jones was ?oveid to the chair* The Secretary (Mr. 'V. Kerr) read'im?niltes of Ilst monthlly meeting, whlichl were. con fi med. The Secretary also read minutes of c,,nmittee meetings. TiThe following mno tion was recommended bytllhe committee.: " Thqt iithe evnei't of afny flat getting ten skips' ahc~d'of. tii; "ther;,' that" tlhey lie idle the: uext'day, and. that this runle-co ne-in'force at tlie ctmmimmincemient of the new cayel." - iMr. Jaimnes wished to know how it would be if:tlelnlats.were three .or four skip's ahead ?x The Chairman said the o'-ject. of the Join mittee was to have tile turn regilated as near ms~pos~sible, and hle tfought if they could get itA.to thre "or, four skips no one would grumble. ThIe Secretary said that the committee had brought this nmotion for...
Latest District News. LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
Laxtest- Didti'ict New. (F.: ( OURon ovn ARoIS CORRESPODENTS9) '1 1-111111I~ABTO N,, EvenaY?INoa is quiet here this week.lc Bisi ness is si~eadily jrogressing, andtbhe pit working continually. Tile supper toinaugurate theopioclamntion i6f the Main Road is tobe held "at''Ir.Stoker's on Thursday evening" next. I understand a good many tickets have been sold. I? cannothelp' cilling attention;:to. the, dis gra-ceful syst-m of chooling ian: this town. On Saturday l?st they were publicly seen, close to the township, throwi!iig: dp their pennies and making bets, bht Worse thnah that, I am given to understand -that several-lwere playing at this game on Sunday last. Have the police no power to put down .this disgrace ful practice ? if they:have not it:is, time they had. As far as I am concerned, I have not the.least objectidn td any.of: theth throwing their mnioney a?Pyin this fashion1 if they have no nmoifesense, but I ?er.taily'do.object -to thenlien rilgin ihi the fifeili a fizlilic place...
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. VESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. V ESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. Sxhatto Audley ?hip( 998, Pickard ; loading Walls Dilawr?n baroe llS Trenbath; to load WValls. (Lzzie H, Ameriean'barque,8(6, Babson n, to load amn'tn barque, ;'1206, Sargenti; Idaing WSalls Oberon sh~ip, Williamar;: to load W?ailseed., -* Sea Forthli; sip. '189,?'TWoodward; to load Walls end SWild Wrave, brig, 194, Wilson E'ssie Blnak, barque, 281, Sivier Kassa larque, 324, McConnachy:. 'JIylton Ca'tle, barque, 548, Scott; to load Co _ ? operative T?ho ship, 1153, Andrews; to load Lambton A?biera'i"bilque, 774, Thomas; to load New Lamb. ton 0m-Oga; lI?rque, 480, Bruce; to load A. A.- Co. Eak. barque, 41:;'liid up ' Lutterworth, ship, 883, Clarke; to load Co-opera tive, ;-·-2·?· "-Wemyss' Catle,shiip, 576, Shields : toload Lamb Fle?o , putch sh;il,, ls5Strot?an t?nAl?dLam Kadlia, aship, (iG2, Barneson Geo, lnarque, 458, Pearson :Arganiint, ship, 1173, Cameron; to load Co-opera .T .al, hlt,'s 98, s8mith .a :, SNatins HoJie;- ship, 741...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
KE 1 MO AL. E`RLIN QUS E, HIGH STREET, WEST MAITLAND. ,t STEh~TW.RT XZ CHELL STaes ~thisop rtunity of thanking his friends and the blic for their favour and patronage doring the p at twenty yearu, and begs to inform t m that he ha., REMOVED fronm . Opposite the olegraph Office to those more erteneive prep ' es known as Alh t Rssse, 1Wivch Wa's Arc:ade wbe: e will have g atly increased facilities for condac ig the Several Branches ofbusi ..nsa for whick Berli louse has so long and favourably oee known. 8. if. would ala call particular attention to a DICE LOT OF COODS J T OPENED hiehbarnived by t Forwerd Ho, an would solicit an ly Inspection, as they are too numerons to parti larise in nn .Baby Line. adies nderl hing and Braided Suits great variety. ? LL N E Y , Hats, Fea ers, Flowers, Ribbons, Blon s, and Laces. ·'KA E STO :It OF! GLASS SHADES IN REAT VARIETV. ,· ·:'E.InI hd i W O LS i~rrn ohsdes nd re, and every Requisite for Fancy s editwork: always in etock. Lacrt Britisibrre 12at...