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WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 16 May 1868
WALLSEND. WESLEYAN ANNIVERSARY SERVICES.—The &nbsp; &nbsp; anniversary services of the Wesleyan Methodist Church, at Wallsend, were held on Sunday the 10th instant. The Rev. J. A. Nolan preached in the morning and afternoon, and Mr. John Dixon at night. The church was well filled on each occasion. On Monday, the 11th, a public tea-meeting took place, which was well patroni- sed, considering the number of tea-meetings that have taken place at Wallsend within the last three months. The tables were kindly given by the friends and members of the church, so that the money received for the tickets sold would be clear profit. The number present at the tea was about 200, and, to all appearance, each one seemed to enjoy the good things which had been provided for them. A considerable number came after the tables had been cleared, not being able to gut in sooner, through their being at work on the back shift. The after meeting was opened by singing and prayer, in which exercis...
CAPTURE AND MARRIAGE OF A BUSHRANGER. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 16 May 1868
CAPTURE AND MARRIAGE OF A BUSHRANGER. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The following are the particulars of the apprehension of Charles Johnson, as elicited at the examination of the prisoner, on a charge of robbery under arms, before the Mudgee &nbsp; Bench, on Tuesday last. We quote from the Mudgee Liberal of Thursday last : — W. R. Blackman stated that he is a magis- trate of the territory, residing in Mudgee. He arrested the prisoner ; Robert Wood, of Tona- butta, was with him. He and Mr. Wood started from Cooyal last Wednesday week, and arrested the prisoner last Sunday morn- ing, the 3rd inst., about seven o'clock, at a place called Sawpit Creek, about twelve miles from Cassillis. Prisoner was in bed when they came upon him ; was camped out in the bush. He (witness) whistled to Robert Wood, and then went towards the prisoner, who jumped up, holding a revolver in each hand, pointed to the ground. He called out to him and said, "Charley, put do...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
LOCAL 1THSV1S. Street Robbery.. — On Monday night, a most impudunt robbory was committed in front of Ml'. J. S. Paine's bookseller's shop, Hunter-street, oppositu tho Presbyterian Church. Hitherto, Sir. Puine has been in the habit of exhibiting a varioty of now and secondhand books in u shelved case, suspended ou onu of his awning posts, and lcaviuir it out. with its contents, all niuht, thu Ciise buing, of course, locked after ten o'clock. Yesterday morning, about saven o'clock, tho caso was found to havo bison forcibly opened, and all the hooks in tlio !'iwur shelf taken away. Amongst these wero sorurnl useful books, in cluding Iv.iimd volumes of Chambers' Journal. Tho lock of thu case was broken, ami there seemed to havo beon considerable violence used iu doing so. No cluo has yet been obtained to thu depredators, bub we trust the police will be able to discover them before long. Omissions — Owing to the late hour at which we received our Sydney letters yesterday (through thu dut...
NEWCASTLE MAY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
NEWCASTLE MAY RACES. A meeting of the committee of tlie.no races was held at tlie Market Wliurf Ian, on Monday eve ning. There was u fair attendance. Tlie chair was occupied by Mr. Spurke. ? Tlie Secretary (Mr. Shaw) road the mimUua of the previous meeting, which were confirmed. Mr. Foxaug gustud that a stavtur for the races should be ap pointed prior to anjf other business boini,' pro ceeded with, Mr. Whyte having declined to act r in that capacity. Mr. Mabyu romn*kud that Mr. Charles liraukeurug, of Wu»t Muitlund, was the moat competent starter that, cuidd ht- ob tained, and wiahud the commiUuo-to appoint him ut onco. Mr. Jirackenroa was chosen starter I.';- at the Uandwick races on the occasion of the 1] visit of Jiia Itoyal Highness tho Duke of JSdiu ':', burgh to tho colony, and well did he discharge his duty. In fact, a more eligible Koiitlumitii could not be procured for the purpose. Ho (Mr. Mubyni then moved, that Mr. Braukeiirog bo the Htartcr at the ensuing woes. Mr. Shuw ...
THE PROPOSAL TO LIGHT THE CITY WITH GAS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
THE. PROPOSAL TO LIGHT THE CITY WITH GAS. The Borough Council** met in the Court house, on Mouduy afternoon last, us a Cotu luitlee of the Whole', to consider the question of lighting the city witll,gas. There _ were pre sent 011 tlu! occasion, Aldermen Boltou, Win ship, CliuiiHann, Parnell, Hudgor.s, and tlr Mayor iiythe clinir. ', The minutes of tlie previous meeting wer« read and coniirmed. Aid. Wiuship said his name was omitted from tho list of aldermen present at the last meeting. The Town Clerk said Aid. Winship's name 'lid not appear ou the rough minutes of the meeting.' Aid. Wiiiship said he was suro he was pre sent. Aid. Bnlton said the minutes had better lie amended by the insertion of the alderman'* inline. ' Aid. Winship said he would not bn quite positive that he wits present, but he was strongly under the impression that he was. tie would allow the matter to stand over, however, until he consulted the Chronicle. The Mayor said, since the committee last met lie had rece...
MR. PARKES' " HONORABLE MENTION" AND SOME THOUGHTS IT GIVES RISE TO. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
MR. PARKES1 ' HONORABLE MENTION' AND SOME THOUGHTS IT OIVK3 1USK TO. Our Wnmtali friends ought to fuel at lea.st a couple of inches fuller apiece, when they henr .how the Hon. Hje Colonial Secretary lms beou pniimng them in ^t he. .speech he made on the Ctli instant, when'oDifeiatinc in hi.s capacity of President of' the Council of Education, at th* opening of the now publiu ^pliool, Cinulbiivn. At the outset of an address, replete with clear argument and sound common sense, Mr. Purkos ia reported to have stud : — ' Ladies and gentlemen, I have been invited hero to formally open this school. A short Him; ngo 1 was in vited to another part of the colony for a similar put ponu. Tho people occupying a district on the Hunter Jtiver — a coal-mining district not far from Newcastle — reques- ted me to lay the foundation-stone of u school of the ?umc character in that locality. I i-ilvcrt to this circum stance fnr the sake of contrast. That mining district of Wanitali is composed almost ent...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
NEW ARRIVALS.— The fine ship Salsette, one of the largest vessels that has entered the port for some time, ana tho clipper ship Kndina, arrived in the harbour on Saturday evening last, in tow jof the Warhawk. The ?teamtug met theni about thirty miles ontsido Nobby's, and towod. them in- together, a very creditable perform ances-seeing that the registered tonnage of both ships is ever two thousand tons. The present seems a favourable. opportunity for again referring to the Wnrliawk' steamer, now that she has had a good trial and we are well able to form dn opinion of what the is like. The experience of two or three months has quite satisfied us that the Warhawk is all we described her to be when she first entered our harbour, viz., a useful and powerful boat ; indeed; wo have frequently been' surprised to notice tho ' ease and facility with which the Warhawk moves large ships about the harbour, and tho rapidity with which she tows them in from sea. Withqut^wishing for a moment to say...
NEWS OF THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
NEWS OF THE DAY. The inquest on the body on Mr. Drummond resulted in a verdict of mabilaughter ngainat Shires. It isjvery questionable, however, if he will get anything done to hint when ho comes to be tried in a criminal court/ It is difficult to see how he can havo^ESBcir-g'uilty of, manslaughter,, when ho applied the snake to the person of Mr. Drummond with positive and admitted reluc tance. There is a rumour current in Melbourne that Mr. Drummond contemplated suicide From all that has been published, we believe the report to be unworthy pf credence. Gold has been discovered at a. place called the Little Biver, in t^e district of -Graf ton. A nuggot weighing three and a. half dvvts. has been found.' The foundation-stone of the railway passenger station, at Goulburn, wa» Uid on Tuesday hut. The Mayor performed the ceremony, which ap j peara to bo rugardud as one of more than ordi nary interest. I '??Excellent jam has been manufactured at Graf-- j ton out of the flower of a phut cu...
NEWS NOTES FROM PARIS. PARIS, MARCH 24,1868 THE NEWSPAPER BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
NEWS ITOTES FHOKE PAKIS. From our Own Correspondent. Paris, Mahoh 24, 1808 TUB NEVY3PAM2U BILL. The Newspaper Bill, which so engrossed public attention, has at length passed into law, after an exciting struggle, in wliich the Opposition made up for its numerical weakness by the vigorous and brilliant eloquence of its loaders. During tho twenty-seven sittings occupied by the de butes, every article of the bill was successively dissected and combated by tlte master-minds uf the liberal party, but, unfortunately, with a result which inspires ono with anything but confidence in parliamentary independence under the present regime. Tho tusk of its defence was entrusted to four ministers, who undoubtedly displayed great oratorical abilities, and a surprising power of acting 011 the sympathies of tho nation. But tho majority in tho Corps Legislatif was prepaved to go evon farther than tho Government. As I heard remarked the other day, tliot-e are still to be found in Franco not a few who ar...
SOMETHING LIKE DESPATCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
SOMETHING LIKE DE3PATCH. .' The Catherine Jane, bq., arrived in part from Mel bourne,' on Friday last, at noon, after an unusually rapid passage. She commenced at once to discharges her .ballast, and got under tho cranes the same evening. She sailed tho following evening at five o'clock, witlr ' not less than 550 tons of coal on board. This exceeds anything wo have heard of for some time, and bids fair ' to rival tho steam colliers.— On Monday last, at half past six, the 8. s. steamer . Blackbird, commanded by Captain Sawell. arrived in the harbour, and was at once placed -alongside the Wmrf, and commenced loading forthwith, at the same.tinie discharging her water bal last. ' She sailed yesteiday (Tuesday/ morning with . ^about 050 tons of_co-il on board, having been in the port -only twenty-four hours.
SALES, MEETINGS, AND AMUSEMENTS. THIS DAY, MAY 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
SALES, MEETINGS, AND AMUSEMENTS. THIS DAY, MAY 20. Sola of first-class racehorses, by Mr. Bonarius, at the yards of the Market Wharf Inn, at eleven o'clook. Exhibition of grand moving panorama, at the Court house, lit eight o'clock p.m. THURSDAY, MAY 21. Bund of Hope meeting, at the Congregational school room, in the evening.
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING. Tuesday evening, May 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
LATEST TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING. Tuesday evening, May 19. BIElbouimie.— Arrived : Limbmhan; ship, from Lou don. Departure : City of Adelaide (n.), for Sydney. . Svdnkt.— Arrivals : Agnes Irving (s.), from Grafton ; and Royal Exchange. Speo, Loss of Gawler, and Tub mania (s.) Departures : Crosby Bailey, for Shanghai ; Alexander (b.), for Melbourne ; and Queen of the North,' for Bombay; y ' v- .
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. from. Grtvitlc't TtUyram Company. 'SYDITSY, Moiidav. Their Honors, Mr. Justice- Faiicett 'and Mr. Justice Cheoke delivered judgment, this morn ing, in tho mutter of the demurrer to the infor mation, Regina v. Mucphurson. Judge Faucott hold that the information was good, while Judge Cheoko, on the contrary, held that it was bad. Mr. Maophorson having, in consequence, been .called upon ^o plead, ottered as his plea that he was miilt.v of thn.fmsanlr.. but not of contemnt. which would not bo received, but, ovontually, a plea of not guilty wn» entered for him, and he was ordered to appear and take his trial on a future day. Jfc is reported that tho roiignation of Mr. White as member for the electoral district of the Uppur Huntor, was delivered to the Speaker to-day. Mr. Whitton, tho Engineur-in-CJiief for Hail- . wnyH, lias .returned to Sydnoy. [ Mr. H. Priestly quotes best lueorne hay © £3 10s. to £4 j oaten, £3 to £3 103. ; maize, 2/0 to 2/il, in great demand ; wh...
SYDNEY. From the S. M. Heralds Arrivals. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
-'.V-i--. ,.' ,*S Y D N BY ., ' FromtheJS. M. Herald? '?'?'' - ABBrVAtS. May 14. — Florence Irving (s.), 450, from Brisbane, 12th inst ; Bonite, French transport, 4 guns, from Now Cole-' donia, 28th* April ; Southern Cross, sch., 138, from Wil lunga, 3rd inst. ; Luoy and Adelaide, sch., 140, from Laisnjeston, (itli'inst. ; Dormle, French transport, 4 guns, from New Caledonia,- 3rd inst., with 5 passengers ; Hun ter (s.), 310, from Merimbula, 14th inst. ; IUalong (s.), 300, from the Clyde River. MuyltferrNil Desperandum, brig, 157, from Wnrnam bool; 3rd¥r(st. ; Dragon, bq., 220, from Belfast, 7th inst. ; Rambler^ s'ob.T 72, from Newcastle, 8th inst., in distress'; Blackbird, (a.), 531, from Melbourne, 12th inst. ; Saxtfuia.(8.), 243, from Rockhampton, 8th. inst. ; Alex andra '(s.), 425, from Melbourne, 13th inst. Mny 10.— Auatrnlind, bq., 450, from Otago ; Black Swan (s.). 79, from tho Manning River, 15th inst. ; Bal cluthafs.), 272, from Maryborough, 13th inst. ; Geelong (P, and O. ...
SYDNEY MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
SYDNEY MARKETS. Tho following are tho latest quotation! in the vegn table and produce markets : — Potatoes, per cwt, 3.4 to 5s ; oniot.s, per cwt, Us to Ss ; pumpkins, per dor., 3s tn 0s ; straw, pur owt, 4s Oil ; gnus hay, per cwt, 3s. ; lucerna buy, , per cwt, 4s ; oaten h* 0s ; muice, per bushel, 2s Od ; oats, per bushel, W fill ; barley, per bushel, 2s Od ; bark, per cwt., 3s Oil to 4s.- E. Lowthor quotes as follows :— Old innizo, per bushel, Is lOd to L'u ; uew maize, per buslio], 2s, to 2s 8d ; bacon, per lb, 4d to fld ; onions, per cwt., 7a to 8s ; store pigs, per lb., 2Jd. tn 3d. ; iiay, per tou, £2 to £4 ; oaten, per ton, £3 10s to Si.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
The barque Metaiip, hence for Christmas Island, tho 13th inst., returned to port yesterday, the weather being unfavourable^ The Fairy Rock, for Newcastle, proceeded to sea yes terday morning, -but put bauk again. The French Imperial transport Domde, from Tahiti riVt Now Caledonia, arrived yesterday. Shu reports southerly winds prevailing, anil also that she spoke the burime Reconnaissance, her.ee for Now Zealand, yester day. ? : The Vai.davia and Nioodisa. — The Dragon, from Belfast, the 7th inst., reports very tine weather until the 13th inst., wjion heavy rains set in, accompanied by thunder and lMitnini;, tho wind ttying about in squalls. This unsettled AveHtlier lasted for twenty-four hours. XliU T MIUllVlll Ulltl 4HUUU11IU, Ulffcli llllIU iiigiuuuiiiV| bound to Newcastle, weJe ia company from Cape Otway to Capo Howo. Thk Hasiiiler. — The schooner Rambler, from New castle, May U, bound to Westport, New Zealand, with a cargo comprising 90 tons cuiil,. hnc put into the port loaky....
MAITLAND MARKETS . [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
maitlaVd markets.' Tho Maitlaud quotations #n Saturday lust were us follows :— Flour, £22 to'£24 a ton, and 25s lOOlbs (best quality) ; maize, frdm Is 10d to 2s por bushel ; hay (lucerne), from £2 5s to £2 10s per ton ; hay (oaten), from £2 ?}» to £3 10s ; butter, ltd to Is. pur lb : eggs, Is to Is !\i per doz., retail ; fowls, from 2s to 2s (id per pair, wholesale, und from 2s Od to 3s, retail ; potatoes, £5 to £0 por ton, wholesale, aud from 7s to 8s perewt., retail. BitEADSTUEF3, &o. — The latest tcslngmm.i from Mel bourne quote Hour ut £20.10a., at which figure there were no buyers. A largo quantity of oats had been quitted at 4s per bushel. At Adelaide, on the 15th inst., tho corn market was stagnant. Flour, on the snmo day, was of fored und bought in at £18 10s. .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
Important Noticoi. ' 1 \ NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to Sub scribers, Advertisers; and the public gonerallj, triat Mr. JOHN CAMERON (late of the MaiOand-l Emvjii) li-3 taken the pUoo of Mr. Edward Nuttsr, in ' this Olfic, as COLLECTOR of MONEYS. ' ' Mr. CAMERON has aho full tntUority to »caira Subscriptions mnd solicit Adv«rtiiomenti in account of the uudunjijjMod, from this data. HUGH M'DIOKEN, Proprietor, Ntucattlt ChrtniiU Chronicle Office, N«tvc«tU, 12th M»j, 1868. P.8.— Th» Proprietor of the Chronicle takei thin of portunity of. reepectfuUv urging upon all partiii wko-« accounts liar* been standing for a lengtnensd pariod, to settle them with -u little dolay as potsibla. Transfer of Agency. ? Mr. JAMES KILGOUR, Grocer, HunUr-itreet (near the Bank of Australasia), has been appointed AGENT for the SALE of the CHRONICLE,™ the place of Messrs. Goodrich and Neve, of the same street. Chronicle office, May 15, 1863. ®fo *§wmtlt ®hxtmitU. WEDNESDAY, MAY 20. 1BC8. i
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
HUNTR U/tlVEll NRW STKAM ; NAffiJjgfATIDN OOM P ANY. 1 S T KA^l T OJS Y D N E Y. The JCORPETH, Ciiptrfm/ Buim, MONDAY and ..- THURSDAY Mornings. 1 The CITY OF NEWCASTLE. Captain Summkuubij., . ' ! TUESDAiJ/iA FRIDAY Evenings. ' VV.yr 'GEORGE TULLY& CO.. Agents. Hunter River Not Steam- Navigation Co. ' ^ftfrcTtmx tickets. \ Fit 0 W THIS irATK, RETURN TICKETS will be iuuefGfvailable for one »ve»W, to passengpM l-y imy of /ho /l.R.N.S.N . Company's finst-cliuw atosraers, ut thw following ratas : — Suloon- /./ ...... 25s. Steerage /__? ? 15s. i ' G ROUGE TULLY k CO. I ' Nnweastlo, ygb. 19, 1803. ? 415 ' H- R. Nj_S_NT. Co. NOT TOE TO PASSENGERS \ dcurous of availiuff themselves of an i EXPEDITIOUS, PLEASANT, ,1- CHEAP TRIP, TO AND FROM SYDNEY, THl^M^WS BIRTHDAY. m H ECsWnsKip MoitPETll will le.jve I MflBffl+^ril ut -U0, iin.l NEWCASTLE on Sun. d»y MoiWii«-, 2lHi iu'taut, immediately nltor the ar rival of tlio MmI train from KhurMon, Jlaitlsml, Sm. For the i:ouvu-iUcicft of l'.imp...
VESSELS IN PORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 May 1868
? ? VESSELS IN PORT. Anita, ship,' 054, loading Warntnh coal for Hongkong, 'Hydra, ship, 584, loading coal for Molbourno. Possurounng, Dutch bq., 518, loading Wullsend cool forJavn. .; Ocean, Froncii ship, 557, loading Wnllsend coal for Manila. ?Valdivia, bqi.-.SOS, loading Wnmtnli coal for Shanghai. Star' of the -South (a.), 100, loading cool and cuttle for New Zealand. ' Duke of Edinburgh, bq., 470, loading Lnmbton coal for. Wellington, Ben Kevin, brig, 257, destination uncertain. 'C. F. Stokes '& Co., Agonts. Coorontr, ba., 335, loading A. A. Co. 's coal for San Francisco. ' Oinogli, hq., 3G5, loading Waratali coal for Adelaide. Fairy Rock, brig, 192, loading Lambton coal for HobartTown. Briton, bq., 452, 'loading A. A. Co, 'a coal for Mel bourne. ? „ Halsetto, ship, 1357, discharging ballast. S , ? R..B. Wallace, Agent. Dandenong (?-«.),' loading, A. A. Co.'s coal for. Mel- bourne. V V Stormbird, soh., 175, loading coal— destination un certain. W, H. WniTE, Agent. Oningh...