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Gardening and Agricultural Calendar For June. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
Gerdening and' Agricultural Calendar Ahicke Garden: Sow ·peas. beans, spinach, cauliflowers, radish, pars~leyonions. lettuoemus tid cress, aspiracus, rhubarb,.. &c. Draw the earth ligtlyt round the stems of such young plants an are rinco shove the ground, such as beans, &c. Plant all culinary herbs. ,Trenish aitd manure viaant ground. Flower Garden,: Plant cuttings of the fuachia ge inium, cnctus. &0c. Plant Cape bulbs, flowering shrubs, ornamental trees, herbaceoue plants-edging anc] liordcrs ,Prepare lawn and iower. beds. l piilco 4 dahlia rooits,.if.not done last month. This is a good snonth for transplanting or removinig Orchard And. Frufit Gardesn Plant apple, pear, quine, apricot, and all kinds of fruit trees. Prune vine,.. and trim' fruit trees, diging in manuer cnaefculy so as not to cut the roots.-Field Opera flidafl Sow spring barley, but on fine noil; and wheat if the season alin beendry. Gather maize. Prepare naw land for cotton by deep ploughing....
NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
" W.EWCASTLE. THFu June sittings of the Newcastle .Dis trict Court were commenced on onoriday last before his IHonor Judge Simpson; when eight defen'ded cases and a ?iimber of small debts chses-were disposed of. A -very etiliuisiastic tea and publiceineet ing-took phi'cecin"tlie City -Hall' on Friday evening last, under the" auspices .of the. St. Andrew's Presbyteliah Church tihe ob ' jectb'eingt'o wvelcome- ti he '?. T., A. Gor, don--as' successor to the Rev. ir. Coutts, the present pastor of the church. "? T'lle,liell-buo? ?hich 'jr61'e adrift from itsmnoorins"'ssome months since, lhas ;nat leagth been replaced in its position..:In order to plrevent the possibility of a similar occurraepce, every .caie ahas been taken to have tliebuoy' 'secirely :inobred, and addi tional anchors have lieen attached as moor ings."-'The above announcement appears in,Monday's Pilot. Its permanent security was' again hoimevel: disturbed'by tlhe heavy sea which set in that smne night, and parted iher m...
HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
IlI?L . .-TON . . 'THEE Is plenty of trade in the .port just now'for thrs colliery, and the pit is in faill work. The -e)ection for the, office of check weighman for the iew Tit, near tihe GlebL, : took: place on Saturday last. Theire were tlhree candidates, viz., essrs. T. Hule, W. Hunter, and G. Curtain, but as the latter Sentlemnan retired, the contest was between "essrs. iale and Hunter, and resulted in Sthe fotbrmer being elected by a nmajority of 49 lhe having polled 145, and lIr. HIunter 90. I was amused 'to sdb the correspondent oft t'he ChLronicle 'to-day trying to expluin tilhe - nature:of tihe vend, whcli subject was ex hliisted bj, you in tlhei eport of the. great demolistration of miners, and.also in a lead ing article afterwards. -. June 9, 1874.
DARK CREEK. ANNIVERSARY OF THE WESLEYAN CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
\\ DARK CRItEE . * ANNIRSARY OF UTHE WESLEYAN OnCHURCH. TH;n members of the Wesleyan Church in this village celebrated their anniversary on Sunday anid Monday last. 'On Sunday three sermons were preached by thie Rev. Mr. Madgwick, of..M!orpeth, ,the chiapel beiiig filled on each occasion. :.;On'Monday there was a public tea-meet-' ing when upwards of 100 sat down to tea. This tea, like allthe others which have been held in connection with the church, was given gratuitously by the' members, and wou!dhave done credit tb the most profi cient caterer.in the district. As soon as the tables were cleared away, the people began to assemble for the public meeting, which was opened by_ singing and -prayer.. : The Rev. Mir. McKeown then moved Wmin, Steel, Esq., to the chair. Mr. Steel said that he was always glad to mneet his friends on. such occasions as the pr'sent" ' H.e. could not say.: that 'he liked the position of chairman, but could not help himself?. He had objected to preside at meet...
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
I:?i: glad to say that tills colliery is working alittle :better this week The work has been very. bad here lately and business hhs' tfire fore growin veerydull. I hear that thbiis com panryliave several ships in the harbotir ivait ing to load, therefore we have a little better prospect. The case of token changing, which was recently investigated, has falle'ri through, there being no proof- as to the perpetrator.of :this -worse.than highway robbery . It is a pity but thecormniitteea could find dut the guilty party, as no:punishment:canlbdt'6 severe for a man who will rob his. fellow .workmen in this sneaking hwj-lifed manner. June 9th, 1874.
BURWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
THe: friendils of the earpenters and enemies of householders (the white ants) have at some ,time or othor made a most'dotermiied attack upon. the building now isaed ras Public School in this district;, and by tppoarances the havoo made:by them has bo?n something great. Besides the decay, which is so evident, the place s 'not spaoious rflhou Lotr the large number of children attending'tlhe school, and it is plainly. visibli? to aniy toie that an0f --schdolrooin-i-s requisite 1 0011 soon 1s posslle It ij not the fauilt ofthe meulber~.ionuipi'isin~ Sthf looalboard; that iabuilding is nt' how. il? course of erection for slcli a noble purpose, Sfor the -efforts being made by tllen to risIIe 'the required suin iae alese&ir i g of tihe greatest praise.- They are "advandcing : slowly, bu surely, towards tli: advancedl poinit, naid it is" to be hoped that ore lobig the peciuimary diflI culties will be surmoioaited, and their eifrorts croiynedwitli siuecess. Jine 9th, 1874.
WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
ROUND go the weoeks; and timo, ?which waits for no man, warns nie: thlit'on'lo6cal?~laer is again ready to diffuse amo6igsits many readers -uchitiems offinterest:that?'?ay from time to time)boccfr. 'Tho ughT-lbTcnews is decidedly flat outside, thereiais plenty of it inside, and any unfortunate or fortunate- individual who had to attend at the court-hosib in" Newcastle on Monday, and had ~the slightest taste for individuality, must have been struck at the large audience hisnHonor Judge Simpson had. Were they all plaintiffs or defendants ? Thsy *could' ihbtthave beer ; for the way in which his:: Honor- polished off about twenty cases satisfied me;that those, who owed m'oney was .not foolish enough" to lose': any more time in trying to persuade, his Honor,.-they did not, so quietly went on with their work, until that terrible man'(the bailiff)' put in an appearance. Then what is .the audience composed of! A regular Johnny-all-sorts lot. Men that can .work .and . will not, of which I' t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
Qbllbertisttsntas. • "i Ilobb's Domestle Medllines AND USEFUL REMEDIES FOR COMMON COMPLAINTS. HE FPollowing MediciaeHOULD BE IN SEVERYFY FAMILY: Y Hobb's Chamomia andelion SPills, used everywhere, invaluable for all liver com plainte; Is. and 2e. per box. •Hobb's Black Currant Cough • Balsam has no equal for ouigh,h colds, and IPluluansa, ive intat reief ; Is. 4d. and -a. Gd. per bottle: Hobb's Vegetable 'WPorm Powders. for bhildren mad adult--the noet etfeotual worm powders yet introducid; 1s. per piac?ket. Hobb's Fluid Extract of Sasapurilla, witlih Dandelion Potash, the iireetblood pur~ifer. This s a wodrfduil Imedimes. S.. Gd per bottle. Hobb's Soothing.Powders, for Children utting their teeth. A moat useful medicine, no mother should be without thma. Teaoe Medicinsa are? vpared oaly by We. J. H . .s, OChemist and Druggit. NEWCASTLE DISPENSARY, HUNTER-STREET, and may he obtained- from al repetable Stew.. keeper i the Mining Trownships. . CANARY ? EED. ,CANA' S.. ED. To SirdF ad ...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
uid rand East Lothian toe colliery propricetor have given noince of nreduction f wagr t o the extent of aa.led day. The notice of the colliery owners to their ofen in the Oldhm and Ashton aistrict for a reduction of tb per cent. aftdr the 2st inset. has been fixed for Tuesday next. The adoure ment is due to the cudden death of the prnets' a.ent, aih d in no way whatever to Mr. Kettleo the arbitrator, all of whote arbitrations are arbitrary, and are strictly observed. Mr. Phieip Ct ey, the cell-known oflicer of the South Yorkshire Miners' Union,t has been appo fited t fo -eat the men da the pla ners t ag , adI no wa whateert Mr. Kettle, the arbitrator RCnEeTERVIELi AD VOTLTAInRE. - Lord Chesterfield happened to be at a ball in France where Voltaire was one of the gpuests. The former was gazing about the brilliaint circle of ladies, when Voltaire accosted himu with, My lord, I koltw you are a judge; whidlh a'e the more beanutifil-the English or theo French ladies ." . Upon niy word," ...
SHOCKING COLLIERY ACCIDENT NEAR BISHOP AUCKLAND [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
SHOOKING COLLIERY ACCIDENT NEAR BISHOP AUCKLAND Aw inquest was held at the house of Mr. John Dunn, Windlestone, near Bishop Auck land, relative to the death of a man named Samuel Fish, 27 years of age, who met with his death in a shocking manner by being crushed between a pinion and a spur wheel, at IWindle stone Colliery. The evidence of James Watson, an engineman at the colliery, went to show that the deceased was engaged as a fire. man at the colliery, and on Thursday last about five minutes past twelve.o'elock, he came from the pit heap towards the engine house, by the hole from where witnesd had to take his sight and which was used to enable him to take sight of the tubs when they came to bank. The deceased stepped down 'behind the drum, and he was then out of witness's sight. The engine was runnirmg at that time, and witness thought that the deceased was going to stand there until the tubs were got to bank. At the moment the bell!togive warning to the engineman that the tubs w...
NEW ZEALAND. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
' " NEW ZEALAND~ .o. *Moinday Advices to tho 30th May state that -the barque P.C.E. arrived at Swan.Isand: froii. Newcastle bn 29th, leaky, and having twenty three inches of water in tihe hold.. . A boat, with seven persons, capsized at Port Chlal rers; four were drowned. Major Kemp, a friendly native ch;ef,; kicked his wife nearly.to death While under ·the irifluence of drink and jealousy: . The barque Cheveret, from N.ewcasdf? tl . Dunedin, forty days, nput into jWelliiingtoli leaky; and will efit. Slie lost all her boats in astronggale. . Thdre is: great cxeitemeiit at Kiuti iiK;conc sequence of Pilrutuktu hhaviig bden missiiimi five days. It:is believed that he?hns been killed by ".-friendlies,' to secure the GdvDrn ment rewa'rd. SThe Othgo Conicdil lhashadu a disciussioni onf the runninig of Sydney trains, ind lhas decided to run them *as usual.
The late Shooting Case at New Caledonia. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
The late iShooting Caset at 1ew Caledonia. IN answer to a;.telegramu in our issue of Wed nesday last,.: respecting' the shooting of a British .Coimmnandant by a .Mr. Bateman, a correspondent has favoured ius withl'the fol lowing '-.. - . . ".Sir, 'I" see by the 'Adv~cate of the 8rd ldest."ain' account of a'" Mr. Bateman murder ing a British Commander in New Caledonia, which is ilncorrect, and likely to create confu .ion, as there is no British Commander at the place referred to. The occurrence took place while Iwas there, and not being far away, I learned all the'particnulars, and will give them lo. yo",_ if you 'think them' of sufficient interest for publicntion :-Mr. Bateman kept a general store at a place called Oba'ch, and had some interest in 'the gold minies. Hie was a'?iarried .mhan, his wife being a pretty, lively woman, and the mother of two children. In the month of April Batenmamn became aware of familiarities oc curringc between her and the Commandant of the settlement-a...
An Excursion to Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
An Excursion to sydney.:: A'oENTiari N from one of the,milning town ships forgarded. the sulbjoined for insertion before the late Newcastle races, and as it: wams " crowded out" then, we now publisli it: . The Co nanbara, from Sydney, on Sati-dany night wsterally crowded with passengers, the mostf 'tem coming down to the New castle rac ?iing that the steamer Would be crowded, we tid e haste on board to seenre our berths, but we might have saved oui?deli~es the trouble, as sleep was out of the questi6n. We foungthat it would require us to keelp our eye e t guard our pockets, as we were in tl? ti j rest a set of scoundrels as ever g ice?l* J L st gambling hell. The boat had\caely f sfarted when one of the parties prodnced thrbo cards, which he began to throw sbo'nt the tabq, sayinm., " Here you are gentlemen.' There ii two black ones and one red one; ifyou turn up the red one you win, if you turn up the black one I win. Spurt yom" _?ey gentlemen, some win and some lost- Dd you see it ...
WOMAN'S DEVOTION: OR THE LADY OF CASTLE RANNACH. CHAPTER VI. (Continued). [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 10 June 1874
WOIVIAN'S DEVOTION:U : OR .THE :LADY. OF CASTILE RANNACH BYv REDLEGS. . CHAPTER c . /..? v L?fOo?,'ed). .ii, TI-A2M r.ich enugh fi :iy'sef,l" a'd Archi. Sti~ald. .o - '"Foryourself: but for others?" S"t°hers have given me nothinbg; I owe nothiug to them." "l D'Do you owe inothing to: yourself? do you owneuoti'htiiung to othose 'ho love?you ?" :' "Every'r eareer'dn :whsicl,' I"ihikht eiutiY[li, is already -crowdedl with compecitors," said, A.rchiUiald; :°' theireisT ino longer any pla'?' .under the sun for lnew:' lbolirers.' Merit is: stilled,; tale?t deslised. 'Intrigue '~lon? co m anui -di i suic ess." , : .... TI 1tis d?i old lie, invented by the.idle.to' conceal their-mediocrity," answerediblargaret, sumilitig. " You-do niot believe. it yourself; Archibald; you t'ill ,oon ,blush. for your .:.'iuseless. 'existerce-an-il I,.-peharps I shall blush. for you." " Oli-I miust I tien renirind you.of what yojiseU .to.: wisha'Lt ~forget ? Have yen for Sgotten who I am--to whom I speak? Do ...