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CAVE ADULLAM. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
i CAVE ADULLAM. SINCE the days of Gregson and Gully, when George the Fourth was king, thile advent of prize fighteis in an Assembly of Parlianllotary ripresentatives holding idllegiance to thile British Crown, has been very rare, if at all, until MIr. MecElhone put on thle belt in thle House on Wednes day night. If itwero not for what Mrs. Grundy might say, I could almost wish that some one had accepted his invitation to "come outside," and then obliged in, to his heart's content. Even though his insulting challenge had been accepted, I inclhin, however, to the opinion that the bully of the Upper Huntor. would either have run away, called. for the police, or cried peccavi. Your true plucky individual never goes about blackening the characters of wiser, kinder, cleverer and better hIearted imen than himnself, but this is the nori,, in which: roys tering, cowardly swash-bnucklers par ticularly excel, in fact. tlhey can play no other. Thle lat mail brouglht us the particulars of a poor...
ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
ADEI LAIDE. The GOlenelg Railway shows a net profit for the half-year of over '£4000; a dividend of ten shillings per sharewas declared. The Suporintendant of Telegraphs hlas received a telegram stuting thit hine raills have fell at Weetera, one liundred and forty.five miles vweet of Port Lincoln, to which place the EIela line is beilg exteaded. - Judge Gorrle Second Puisne 'Judge of Mauritius, arrived hero yestorday.. Yesterday's Sale at the Hill River realised four thousand pound for eighty horses. Fine rains are falling in thie northern -reas. Thi' harvest stectistcs have not iffeoted the breadstuffs market, as they. corre spond with general anticipations; wheat is dull at 1s 9d.
Overcrowding the Pit. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
Overcrowding the IPit. (11u our I'althnad Corresaponent.) Tre manner in whirl the most of tihe collieries of this distriot are cro\wded wits men is a fruitful source of complaint, and a groat injustice to mren who have resolved to make this distriet their homo ansd have consequently invested their money in property. At present there are 464 coal. hewers in the Wallsend pit, and these men for rmany months have barely been employed half their time. This state of things contirnuing for so many months has thrown qrto ra dullness over the township, and there are not a few men who eqlmeno recently from tie other colonies would like very much to got away ; only, in some cases, lnving sunk their stook of money in building, and not making sufficient to keep themselves, they are not in a posi tion to carry out their intentions. Tihe mroderatly fair wages earned by tihe miners someotwco yeirs ago induced a great initrx of men from tie other colonies, and especially from Victoria. As fast as te...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
Port ?W?ratahl Agcelcy. N',TR. WI!,. GARLAND, of Port ,VWaotabhhas *.VI been anpointcd Agent for this Ijounal at that towvn, nan iautlhorised to receive monies on oar account, ·. . . 3. It. SWEE~T. "Inrald nd Advocato" Office, 9th May, 1510. Stockton Agency, MR W. oEo. O -has been PPOINTD? ) M GEN'l' for'this journal at STOCK'TON, froam whom papeors can beo rceved, and ordor, for Advertisemcnts or Jot Printing left, J. M. 3. SWEET, rPrprietor "Herald and Advocate Office," P r r Pl"od A? pril, 18i0.
Latest from Greta. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
Latest front aretn. (FRO OR "COlilErPODE?NT.) AFrnE the satisfaotory conolusid~p of the Greta question, we natirsilly supposed tliats all comintion had ceased, and that things would go on snoothly; but the Fates were not propitious, for another hitch occurred which has created some little excitoement t WhVben tile Grete mineo was stopped there wns iomething like 110 me" ul:ipldyed on the co.l, thu most of the pliaces being wbrked with foIur rie in na bord? but i?n under statiding -then existed between the Manager and men that no more men would be put on-until the men were all siugled out. \Vihen Mr. Harper assunomed the command, of course he found that writh two man in a place (arid theso places very limited in nnumber) he would not to able to raise a very large quantity of coal, so wilshing to be put on tile same footing as his predecessor, heproposed to double the places. The Greta men knowing thie great dit-( advantage under which this mode of procedure would place themt, were no...
Answers to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
Answers to Correspondents. COAL Puneto oTaO, SceSnr.--A Itoynt Commtnsion waappointed to inquireo into mttors relnativo to cool mining illntie United Kindnom, in.1t86. nmt this rpoert wOa not presented ta Her M?tleoty until July t, 1t71. Too oemmtssioner otwo nctod oa belml of ohre eontin of Nortlhoonherhlmd and Cumberland nos thee late r. T-hlom ls Emeooa ,ornder. A dtsoo, tnne.--It is eatimnated that tile quantity onf l unddrlying the nao between tsotnnuth of 'tto Tyno and Cereeoell is 403,.l0,On totns,--whticht exteott fur aditateeoo f 20 m les. The thidtcnens of ths avalableoscmino14t feet. Yourotther qune tion will take sotno time to httnt up, ns woo "tt1 mva to ande thlough soeerl autothorieso on coal toitotg. An Eaoulelse, WVoLLOsco.CO.-A ditnoseoun explosion oeeure in tolte Oaksh Cotliery, Entlatd, on thlo 12th flecember, 156. Thist ws tho itrst explo sion that took ploeo there, but novesul otrbor have heppenedsince. A'tAoon.a."-3to. W. 'J. Hobbs, of lunter-sreeot, Newncaslt...
Twenty-one Days Speechless. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
Twentyon?oe Days Speechlcss. ON April the 4th (the Bordes Post relates), Robert Levis, a farmer residing at Bungowannah, went from his dwolh ling to a paddock, for the purpose of commeneing ploughing operations. Next day he was discovertd by one of his noeighbours in an insensible condition, who had him removed to the Albury Hospital, where he still lies in a pre carious state. When discovered, one of the horses that were yoked to the plough was grazing in the paddock with its harness on, having extricated itself evidently by violence. The other horse stood perfectly still in front of the plough. It was the strange position of the animals first created attention, and eaused the alarm. On reaching the ground it was ascortained that there wore bruises on Levis's he?d, and that he was bleeding from one of the ears, and it is the dootor's opinion that he ihas suffered a saovere concussion of the brain. The whole affair is enshrouded in mystery, which will not be clearedl up until thle p...
The Legislative Assembly. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
Tihe Legislative Assembly. THE proceedings in the Assembly on Wedriesday evening afford ample oppor tuetity for the enemies of Responsiblo Government to hold it up again to public derision. Night after night thle time of the House, whlich should be occupied in transacting the business of the country, is wasted in disgraceful recriminations and scavenger-lilke abuse. Tile Legislative Assembly ot New South VWales is fast becoming a by word and a derision even to those who have always made capital out of tile rowdyism created at some of the Parliamentary meetings in the smalles~t States of America. A large number of the members of the New South W\Vales Parliament seem never to havy comprehended the importance of tire dignity which should array tlhem as representatives of the people. To many, the position of MI.L A. is only desired as a means of gratifying an inordinate vanity, and not a nlaudable ambition to be foremost in the ranks of well-doers for their country. The possession of a ...
A BACHELOR'S CHOICE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
A BAnicsLolt'sa CoOIOE.-" Oh, Mir. GrObblio' exclaimal a yaoug mother, ( shouldn't you like tohavo o family of rosy childron about your kneol' "No, me'am,' said tile disagreeableo old bachelor; "I'd rather have a lot of yellow " huBimy how di1 yon lose your finger ?' "Easy enough, saeid Billy. I suappome you did--buthow ?" "1 I guess you' I lost yoorn I it had been where minewas." "Tilat don't answer amy quetioi." '" Well, if you amuet hnow," aid Lhilly, 'Ihnd to out it ofl or aloe stel tho trap." ahy riae Umbrollas like Pancakes F-Be. cause they are seldom seen after Lent.
ARRIVAL OF THE CLAUD HAMILTON (s.s.) FROM PORT DARWIN. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
ARRIVAL OF THIe OLAUD- HAMILTOT N (s.s.) FROM PORT DARWIN.' - THE Claud Hamilton (s.), 530 tons, Coptain Sinclair, arrived in port yesterday morning from Port Darwin, andil we have been favoured with the following repiort.of the passnage over to Newcastle. Left tort Dflirwin Wddnesday, April 26th ot 6 a.m., passed through Vernoll reeft at 9.40 a m.; cleared- Dundas Straits at 9 p.m. on the 27th, and 28th strong SE. winds were experienced; on the' 20th strono gale from S.E. and heavy head ,sea, pa sed a steam boat bound westerly, supposee to be one of the Torres Straits mal boats;; on the. 3itth wind squaly arcompanied by rain, panssed Roohy sand at 1.30p.m ; entered Prince of Walo. haunnel at 3 Op.m ; passed Iuce Pointand Wed. nesday Isla and anahored at 8 p.m..t to ithe restatward of Ooape York. On lay let pnssod Somerset (Gape York settlement), at 6.45 a.n. ; at lu.20 a.m. passed Charing Cross Islandn; I a m. spoke schooner 'Jomin y,, from Sydney, 25 miles S.E. of Albany slands, a...
THE LOST SHIP STRATHNAVER. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
THE LOST SHIP STIRATHNAVER. Ta MHon. the Colonial Treasurer, Mr. Alexander Stuart, yesterday transmit ed the following mnessage to tile Hon. the Colonial 'T'reasrer at New Zealand. Tihe reply will probably be received to-day : "Shrip Stratlhnaver left Sydney April aInst year, and rot since he ,rd of; Idea prevails that sire may hIave been wrecked eon Auckland Inlands, anld seggestionns madethat Government shor!d send explnring vcasel to ascoreain. Obligo this Government by replying whether you know of any recent coeenmuntlmantro having been hleld withl that island, or whrat atest date thereof. A so, does y-ur Government still m.i tain supervision, and keep stations thereon supplied ? Aloe, do any persons ncrow reside on the slarrd?- AL,:. STUrcTrr The lbllowing is an extract from the sketch map of the Auckland Islands publisred by tie Newo Zealand Government: r L have Iad prepared here, and instructed the captairn of tire Amhberst to leave at tie differont points marlked with figurr...
Coal Returns. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
Coal iReturns. T°ii out.p~ut of coal from tl?o port of Now cnstlofor tho week ending May 12, aniomlted to 5,084 tons. Tho following is a copy of thoe ofilcial r'otrns. . .. h' l? t? 4V 'F K II ~ :iDY M l 'rno 31721209303 000 '401 ....... 0331 ,/ZO'd 1361 0 ,, 0 ' 0I 240° Aslod. . .341 13 030011-_ Duonedin ..... ..... .......... ........... 0. 1110... I 40 :80 5 :. : ::1::::: ..... 1 0, 0 05 , Conlle-l osfo C-prtv ol iery. Donko 1.....1.;..!..;.;l;.;;; BS . ...... ,:;;1;;.1 10o . .... . .....i .. 0 3 1 "na '.0. ? 1 01 " Obonehi....1407 'liOt CO~lneu. 84.3093 Cuke-31 hon Ororo; Cwoioratibo Colliery -
COMMERCIAL. Herald and Advocate Office. FRIDAY, May 12, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
COMMERCIAL. Herald and Advocbte Ofice. , , FRIDAY nr, Mayi 1,,876, TuE amount of revenue received natlnb uChunto House, during the week eliding Slay 12th; wia as foll ws?-- . . . Harbour. and Light Rates. ... £ 25i138 0 Diuties ................... 7 08 9 n Pilotage ...... ...,., "83 ?8 -4 Harbour Rlemovral Dues........ 28-10' 0 T b £856 'i There has been a slight improvement in business this week. The lace rains which fell at the latter part of the previous week, and at the commencement of the present, have been exceedingly welcome, and have done an im. men-e amount of god, as well as in imparting confidence to tile minds of business meoo, esps c ially produce dealers. The farmers througlout the din rich are again buoyant and, altogether businas n .atters assume a healthy applearance. During the week there has been a very largo demand for produce, and this still continues-especially for ehalf. and bay, which may be quoted at last week's figures Maize has fallen 3d or 4d per bushel, ...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
NEW ZEALALND. A large fire occurred at Auckland to day. Tile losses are covered by iosur ances to the extent of eloven thousand pounds. It originated under suspioious ciroumstances, in a Fijian fruit shop, now unoccupied. It is reported tl at an influential Now -oalaud propriotary is being arranged to extend the capital of a local company, with the view of acquiring Mr. M'Meolan's fleet of steamers. Sailed.-Haversham and Neptune, for Newcasntle. Arrived.-Ariel, from the Olarence. Dunlop, a seaman, was washed over bt ard.
SATISFACTORY SETTLEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
SlArisracronY Se RIThI:IniT.-- A rich Ameri cen lridegroom Iput a 100 dol. noto into hisa pcket to gire tt theo clurgyiiman who tion the nuptial knht at his miirri?ge, and paid it to him, is heo supposrdl. When cdlf-way across the ocean ho discovered tho noto still inI his poocet, and lpuadedl his brainl fobr monthtlls to discover what hle hod given to the clorgyman. On his reti n to America he went to the clergymanr, nidl qlestioneIil him, old tho at:er, after murch demllr, aid, "I rceivcd a vary small quanntity of fine cut tob co, folded mi a very snall ieco ofpaier," "MIake it ' returns,' " said tho hridgegroom, and "here is tho .quaid pro quo' givieng him the tOo dol. note.
Sacrilegious Murder in France. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
Sacrlegious unrdler in F1rauIlt'C Tis Pauis correspondent of the ' WVestern Independent,' thus describes an atrocious molnlor in France : " Perigeux for the inosnent absorbs as mnuch attention ass Versailles, the nasizes of that city being occupied trying thlre persons for a ' " most crileidious llrllirder, whose horrible detils lhave sno piarallul in the anluals of criime, anti whichl allbrd il addition a stranlge 'page of social hisitory. Jce:n Carrigncs, the victim, wais a ric. Ieasant farmer, aged 1R I years, and died in October, 1874, after tlhree weeks' atrocious sufferings from areunical poisonings. Hie son, wife, and farm servant are arnuraiged for thi mnurder. Tihe deceased :was a thrifty, hard-working uman, who hadl th worthy aulbition to make his son a gentk-. main by giving hin a first-class education, cnd thie profession of physician. ''To eccomuplish this cud, the father moratgagetd his iproperty and reduced himiself to ipsi tive wenlt. A. llan withl these ideas, aud f...
OUR CANADIAN LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
i(Frnm Mr. Jan.-Harold, late of Greta, N.S. t'.) Snh the Crleanadian Pacilic Railway be cotnmeunced forthwith ? is a qnustion that is agilttiig the public mind in the D.,minion just now. 'The British Colmnltions say yes, and Mr. M'Keuzie, Premier of the COnuldian Confedonray, says ;no, nIIl he is lacked by somne ot r millitons of COanaLinas. 'lIhe piopulatioul of Blritislh Columbia is only twelve thousand, so it does not require much of a prophet to tell him how the tight will go. It seems that the construction of this railway was held out as a sop by the Canaditns to the BIlritish Column hians, to entice them into the Confcede racy By'this contract Canada bound herself to construct the railway in a given time-by the expiration of the year 18I0, I believe. Butt no sooner had lBritish ('olumbia, like a young bride, sunk into the embrace of Canada, and the hbneymoon over, than Canada began to say she could not haild the railways as stipulated. Of course, Britislh Columbia began to say...
A STORY OF THE LOST S. S. PACIFIC. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
A STORY OiF TIIU DO,'T s. S. PACIFIO. By Jamers HaIrold, Americar; Author of" T2he Seformred Bu1lruane', ier, ,? c. GEORGEo BARNES was the only child of an humble pair of English irumigrants, who lived upon theo'banksof Lake Mloose -head State of Maine, United States of America. George's father was one of the down troddon agricultural labourer type, but he lhad by some means contrived to escoape from bard labour and short wages at homno to the States. His prosperity in the New World was nothing extraordinary; nay, it was even below the ordinary. At thie tinme of George's birth, his father was past the middle age, and all Ie could boast of as the fruits of his industry was a small cottage, and about an acre of land. This small plot was totally inadequate to support him and his family, so that the old man was forced to work as a lured man to his hIeighibour, farmer Morris. I-rowover, between what he earned andi what the garden yielded,old man Barnesm, as he was called, contrived to ko...
ORIGINAL LINES. ON THE LATE FOOT RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 13 May 1876
ORIGINALS LINES. ON TIE LATE FOOT ILLCE, A jgulol ogohnI ugulo l I Imustpran lnraOv ofl uWauon'snum On the pinnacle of Fono now he tando; Did we ever drem to see, B uch an obscure ld as he, out teto bhe"clhmpion of the laod." hon your loving imotnler smiled, On u nher durlinongl child, your tiny hairshe curled : Did she ever expect so see, Ner bony loy tie " cllumpiono of the world." Throughout your whole eureer, None o'er had auser to Inu, Our cofidence In you woe alwaye geno And nith, joy wo now cn tell 'Ilmt you liyou our dutyelll . Aud woecrown you now tue "clhampcnof the land." I must add nothelr rnae To tile iricng liot f fIuute, And that is bonoet, sanly, Deve Dunlop : Whlo ln alwcys acted true To the "bonnie boy" in blue, Till at length he brought hint to the ery' top. SIe hubet the fautect mlm Tlhat ev'er tmcl Ausoldianu tmntl, 'Tlucouhl Ieoitt' Us fat to'dl rroedly and unofrl'd ; Soi think it ' onIy foir Foe to I ormtly drelr Dob Wulatn sltanlds "thu Cutponyiu of the ~Worl...