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REVIEW OF THE VOLUNTEER FORCES AT SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
REVIEW OF THE VOLUNTEER FORCES AT SYDNEY. a voLUNTEr.n review nnd slinmfight took plnco at Pad. dington,' on Saturday, Aug. 31, in commemoration of the Ittt auniyerrarr of the volunteer enrolment in Now South ? i,' . J he muste.r watl tulerebly numerous, anil nil were in full dress, i'heir nppelirnnce «hen drawn up was re markably line, tho grey uniform of tho Rifles contrasting pleasingly with the rich bluo of the Artillery and Cavalry corps. J he voluntcor hand formed a special object of in. terest, not simply on account of their musical rMlnli-tn-v. hut froin the fuel of its being tho first occasion of their an. praring in their now costume (green, with scarlet facings «ud red phuneit), which was generally commended on the ground, as being at once nppropriato and handsome. A Inpr day for parading could not possibly hnv»been selected. \\ith such miiguillcont wenther, it was only to be expected lint the crowd of spectators would ho immense. The Indie*, in particular, wcro well repr...
THE MINERS' STRIKE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
THE MINERS1 STRIKE. We re-publish the following leading article which apptjrcrl in ,the E-npire of Wednesday. Mr. Bennctt^npVpf. the proprietors of that jour nal, paid a visit to Newcastle on Friday last, and remained until Mondl/; during his stay, bo visited tho different collieries, and did all in hi* power to make himself thoroughly acquainted with the real merits of the dispute between the miners and their employe,rs.-^-ED. N. G. ' The more the causes of tn« coal miners' strike at Newcastle are inquired, into, the more injudicious and impolitic doe* the conduct of the masters nnd managers npmar. We soy nothing of nny_ injustice on their part, for/ tlut would involve considerations as to the rights nnd duties of property into which it is not necessary now to enter. The coal miners, be it remembered, are a peculiar class of men, — shut out more than nny other portion of the working com munity, by the circumstances of their avocation, from any considerable intercourse with their fe...
CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
CORONER'S INQUEST. An inquest was held by the coroner, on Thursday last, on the body of James Couglilin, at the Wallsend Colliery Inn, Wnllsend. William Barnctt, labourer, deposed to having hoard a tree fall, about 2 a.m., on Wednesday morning, and shortly after, he heard some one moaning ; witness got up, and went out ; saw a man lying imiler n tree, but before he got to him, the man said, ' J.'or God's sake, t.iko mv foot nwav from the fire ;' just then another man came up, and they released the deceased from the position ho was in ; his legs were only under the tree, but it was not resting on tl cm ; on examination, found his right thigh broken, and his right hand nil smashed ; he did not complain of any pain, and appeared quite intoxicated ; the man was removed to Fryer's hotel ; the wind was blowing very hard when the tree fell ; it would not have fallen had it not been for the hi Hji wind, mid for its being on fire ; before witness went to ben, observed that the trco was on fi...
INSOLVENT COURT. NEW INSOLVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
INSOLVENT COURT. W NEW INSOLVENTS. Scptember3.— Patrick M. Ryan, 'of Charbtl».p!««,w J-) out of btuincss. Liabilities, £103 17s.; MJets, tjtei k) personal property, £11 ; deficit, £187 17*. 5 ,, September 3.— John Mnnnix, of Wollongong,' 6a lit'11 bourcr. Liabilities, £75 lls.7Jd.s asmts, »»lneofid» ™ nal property, £5 12s. y deficit, £72 9s. 7.J4. ?. 'y - ' J* September ?!?. — Arthur Kdenborough, of 45, lUtaW™ street, at present out of business. Liabilities, £I2OM1 [^ assets, value of personal property, £23; ouUtandingWi 'M £5 Us. 6d. j total, £3* On. (id. ; deficit, £85 Is. Id; ( '; 'f . ?? -? ?. tn
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
PAliLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH -???;? WALES. ? The seoond (session of the fourth parliament of New South WhIcs waeopencd on Tuesday, ?with the usual formalities. There was 11 very numerous attendance of spectators, 'both ladies and gentlemen, Lady Young -being amongst the former. The guard of honour was formed by the volunteers. In the Legislative Council, the president, Mr. W.C, Wentworth, having taken the chair, produced the Governor's commission, appointing him president of the Council. This was read hy the clork, who also rend the proclamation convening parliament. The president then suited that theGovcrnor had appointed three commissioners — 'himself, the Attorney-General, and Mr. Uoburtson — to do what was necessary in opening and ?holding the session. . The Legislative Assembly were then sum moned to the Council Chamber, and were informed by the president of tho appointment -of tbo commissioners, and the commission . . . was thereupon read, after which the Assembly -withdrew. . . T...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
Vot.UNTEnti Picnic. — The volunteer riflemen Hi to meeting on Thursday evening, and passed MTcral bjw 1 1 They also determined upon a picnic, in coiiimemorjtw Id the anniversary of their enrolment, but os tl»t occuf 11 1 1 Sunday, the 15th instant, thbv fixed upon Tuenup Me 17th, instead. * # ? ' 'li *' AnTir.r.RRV Pnjtpc. — At a mpctiixr of til* C0TM m too after parade on Thursday evening, Mr. George Micbw U| gunner, was elected n member of tl-eirransgin|rcomfs«, Ibi in the room of Mr. John Rogers, rcsignoit. ? £J ?' CaiME.— Several robberies, or attempts at robW Ji have been lately committed. On Sunday morning W W house of Mr. Laughton, publican, near the CotUgeM 111 was entered at aaearly hour, and n sum of ^(i0*^ P. wns stolen from, the bar. The robbcrhadonteredWB^r.; window, but appeared to have made his exit byuigrvfai The same night, the Rev. Mr. Hill, Weslevan mijiB nw was awoke by a noiso nt his bedroom- window, sad.oMJi ?? I ing the blind moving with something beWiw il, co...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. GOULBURN. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. Gotii.nrjRN. Tuesday, 5 p.m.— Tho Bishop of Sydney ar rived here on Saturday afternoon. IIo prcacbod three times on Sunday, most effective and im pressive sermons, to very large congregations each time. Yesterday he confirmed sixty young persons, 24 , boys and 36 girls. Tho Bishop leaves Goulburn on Monday, to visit tho other churches in the Southern district. Tho last three days, we have been favourod with most beautiful weather, clear and cloudless skies, such as we havo not seen the last four months. J.AMBING FLAT. Monday, 0 a.m. — The escort left with 2137 oze. and £500. Two small rushes to Wombat. It is Bhiillow sinking, and payable ground, with coarse^gold. Sticking-up again at Tipperary Gully. On Saturday night, two parties of diggers were robbed. — //, Sep. 4. Yoss, Sunday.— The defence fund collected up to this time amounts to £200. Frosh arrivals of Chinamen. There are about 800 now at Back Creek. Two Chinamen attempted to work on the Wombat, but the Euro...
NEWCASTLE POLICE. WEDNESDAY. (Before the Police Magistrate, and Mr. Boswell, J.P.) PERJURY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
NEWCASTLE POLIOK. I WEDNESDAY. (Before the Police Magistrate, and if r. Boswell, J.P.) PERJURY. i* i Jnhn Cook, police constable, was charged with commit. ' Lv perjury on the 18th June lust. Mr. Brown and Mr. A Thompson, attorneys, prosecuted, and Mr, Ellis, barrister. V djiw appeared for the defendant. The perjury was Steed to :hirc been committed during the hearing of a &'? 3ur-ce of assault, preferred by John Cook and Janys A. r'-..i- .nnt her constable, affaimt Messrs. James Winshin. l»i Henry Harper, John Halliday, and John Bulmcr. All !ri fitnesses were ordered out of court at the commencement *& -The information having been read, Mr. Augustus Carte-, clerk of the peace for the Northern District, was callcu, : [.-. ,riljproduccd the depositions in two cases, viz.in the Queen v. twHtltiii»y- an-^ tDe (*ueen '? Harper andOtbcrs, which were tbttari oil the 19th June last in the police court, Newcastle. Jl Mr Baker, clerk of the bench, then read the depositions ? a...
MULTUM IN PARVO. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
. MULTUM IN PARVO. A lecture on the ' History .of the. Christian Church' was' delivered 'By the Rev. G. H. Moreton, ut the Sunday School Institute, Sydney, on Tuesday evening. The Bel ford Hotel, ut Freeman's Bay, Auckland, kept by Mr. A Roouey, was totally destroyed by firs on the 27 Ih ultimo. The Volunteer Club in Sydney now numbers over 300 members. Tug Herald's correspondent at Lambing' Flat, writing under date the Slat August, says, that not withstanding the large police force there, robbery, violence, and sticking-up appear to be the order of ill.- day. He states as follows : — Between twelve and one o'clock at night (Thursday), Forsyth'a store, ut Tippcrary Gully, was entered by two men ; the par ties in charge of the b tore, Messrs. Mattisou and Bishop, being in bed at the lime. Bishop awoke nud saw two men, — one standing, the other crouched down near his bed, — he immediately took hold of a revolver that wns lying by his bedside, but before ho could raise it, one of the v...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
TJ'; (I .STREAM, TOWAGE. I 'i. -Jiw^* rateyof Towage will be increased '?'-I ti^iwi^s. 3^}^^^EI-Ti on published ratei 65J1. ?^^E^^'dunng the strike, commencing frorr rij- , xJs-SsSlsr this date. I BINGLE AND CO. V|- Newcastle, 7th September, 1851. ? „__ [I . STEAM TO SYDNEY. H '? 1 A ^IIE Australasian Steam Navi aftf' -A»&»re*v. Eat'on Company's Steamers will leav- II'' SiSffi^^ Morpetii (colling r at Newcastle) £'. ^JaSPP^ until furthor notice, as follows : — %T UESDjAYS 'I it»AtON0, paptain Adams, 1 P B I*D A IS./ fYTrfl -Uln- I WEDNESDAYS Uo£](|&*-'Capta|n Mulhall. ^SATURDAYS./ at 8 o'clock a.m. 7 °I' ' GEORGE It. DIBBS & CO., ^ a ? . Agents, Scott-street ? V- Newcastle, August 17, 1861. ? I ! ONLY VESSEL FOR THE \ 'K OTAGO DIGGINGS, NEW ZEALAND. § ? A -i ?» TiiEfiuefast-8ailingcl'pperbrig'HIGH- '' J?\Kv LAND LASSIE,' having all her dead ? '! !'MKvf^we'8nt on 'Joar^»w'^ be despatched foi ' '? ' ii$!m&$u.^0 above gold-field (sufficient induce i ? ™,...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
? v ,i Paiujamext has again met, and already, a ?wclb ad foreseen wonld be the case, the storm of battle has coinmcncad^. Although no actual amendment: «;& m0vecir$n th'e address in dther branch of tHc legislature, yet nearly every member who took part in the discussion leic it. his duty to cast censure of some kind ;ipori the Government. Even the very men who moved, and seconded the addresses, ex pressed their dissatisfaction at various omis sions in the Governor's Hpecch. Whilst referring /tojtjie. land question, the Chinese qucstion,-Hi£sn$)sfitution of an elective Upper House for a nominated one, the speech made no mention of education, immigration, and various other matters which the different speakers considered ought to have been al-. luded to. Attacked on all sides, Mr. Cowpcr explained the omission in a manner which, to us/ seems most satisfactory. Usually thc- vice-i-cgal speech is a document which refers to almost every conceivable subject — indeed, it might truly...
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. DEPARTURES. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 7 September 1861
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. DKI'AJITHBRS. s*|HrmI»er G.— nevn, brig, O'Hagan, forMelbourne, with 882 tons small roiil. - ? -j ' ? ? Sfptcmlirr 0. — Viltilin, schooner, Tolmif, forGcctonir, , with KIT tons coal. '-??' ?' ? coastriis iNWAnns. September G — Little Pet, and II. M. Wsrfield. COASTKRS OIJTWAKD'!. September 0. — Catherine Agnes, Christopher George, Nancy, I.ydia. Kill,,, nnd Comet. , SATURDAY. SEPr£ifD^7??m.
SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 11 September 1861
SYDNEY. The following is the list of entrances for the Randwick Spring Meeting, to take place on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 12th, 13th, and 14th instant : — First Day. — Trial Stakes. — Crinoline, 5 years ; Plaaet, aged ; Trausit, 4 years, not to be sold ; Maroon, aged ; Flying Doe, 5 years, not to be sold ; Young Veno, 4 years. Australian Platk. — Tartar, -J years; Shamrock, aged ; Sheet Anchor, aged. Derby. — Kyogle; Potentate; The Babe; Squatters' Purse. — Eugene, 5 years; Tartar, 0 years ; Lucretia, 4 years ; Alder man, 3 years ; Erin-Go-Bmgh, 5 years ; Jenny Lind, 5 years; Irish Kate, aged; Eucalyptus, 5 years ; Fenella, 5 years ; Snip, aged ; Mug-on-the-Wing, 4 years ; Corn stalk, aged ; Maroon, aged ; Rifleman,- 5 years ; Marquis, 4 years ; Warrior, 5 years. Second Dav. — TallYho. — Prince, 0 years ; Miss Weller, aged ; Black Jack, aged ; Cornstalk, nged ; Rifleman, 5 years. Randwick Tlate. — Alfred, 4 years; Tran sit, 4 years; Kyogle, 3 years; New Chum, 4 years ; Mag-on...
MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 11 September 1861
MAITLAND. Opening of the New Chdrch. — On Sunday last the new Episcopal church in Port Maitland (better known as the Horse shoe Bend), was opened for Divine service by the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of the diocese, who preached from Matthew xxi. M, ' And the blind and the lame came to him in the temple, and he healed them.' Tbe Rev. J. R. Thackeray read tho prayers . and lessons for the day. The church was nearly filled by an earnest and attentive con gregation, long before commencing the ser vice. The fittings of the church, although of the simplest kind, were all in accordance with tho general style of the building. An harmonium had been provided, which was of great service in the chanting, and quite suffi cient in power to fill the church. After the sermon a collection wasmade, whichamounted to £5 Dm. 7d. — Maitland Ensign, Sept. 4. The Rev. Mr. Thackeray delivered a lec ture on .' Daniel,' at St. Mary's School room, Maitland, on Thursday last. Maitland School of Arts.— On Th...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 11 September 1861
. COLONIAL EXTRACTS. . Another Escape of PIwsonbrs.™ -Tho- lawless gangs who aro at present infesting tho southern districts are likely to receive a. consi- derable reinforcement to their number, by the addition of five prisoners, who wero being con veyed under esoorb from iiorrima to bydneyvdn. Monday last, and contrived1 to escape in tho neighbourhood of Bargo. Theso five men farmed the detatchment of heavily-sentenced prisoners that left Goulbum on Friday 'morning, under ordors for Darlinghurst. Tho cirourastancw under whioh they made good their escape ato not fully detailed in the unofficial information of tho fact- that has reached us. Thoy wero being forwarded1 from 13errima by dray, and wore guarded. by. threo mounted constables, two-- of whom 'wore riding alongside tho prisoners, and one behind. ' They slipped, their irons while in tho dray, and esoaped' is the announcement sent by the rear-guard to the chief constable at Berrima, but what the esoort was doing at tho time, o...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 11 September 1861
NEW ZEALAND. We arc indebted to Captain Baron, of the barque Breadalbano, for nine day's later papers from Auckland, viz., to the 26th ultimo, and from Hawke's Bay to the 3rd. Auckland. — According to tho Southern Cross, a considerable change has come over the minas oi mo luaonea, as regaras ino results oi the late campaign. That journal says : — We have heard but littlo lately of the natives and their doings. Parliamentary proceedings have bocQ the most interesting topics of the day, and the result of a public meeting in the ,Odd Fel lows' Hall attracted more attention than the qucBtion whether Wuikato is to yield or submit. The nativos, howovcr, have been thinking over tho great question of the day, and have come to their own conclusions. His Excellency, Colonel T. G. Browne, will be respootcd amongst them when his tenure of offioe shall have ceasod, and timo have enabled the New Zealander to judge dispassionately what he has done. Already have the natives of tho Lower Thames, and...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 11 September 1861
Holloway'i I'ili.s and OlN«WF.NT.— Consumption is almost invariably pccccdcd by groat debility, cough, loss of appetite, and flushed. Tho altcrativo Aiittonia influ ence of llolloway's intaiunblo remedies operate* litcc a chjuoa in lubiluing tlieso formidable symptom*. A course of-rntte purifying Pills should, at once, be commenced, and at the satno time HoTlowtiy'a O'ntment should bo briskly rubbed at least twice n-day over the back and chest. The Ointment is more effective when used after sponging with wtinn brine and well drying, The conjoint effect of -tHh treatment is marvellous. A chunge for the . better is ubserv«d within a week, and tho improvement steadily' p'rogresioa. The appetite returns, the shortness ol bV«sth ceases, and the harassing cough won vanishes altogether.
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 11 September 1861
'PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. LEGISLATIVE ASSE&$iLY. , Thursday. September S5. The Assembly racist twenty-four minutes past throe.. -Mr. Cowper Inid upon the table certain rules of the supreme court, which were or dered to be printed. Sir. Wilson, pnrsuant to notice, asked the 'colonial trensurer whether tho iroveinment intend, tliis session, to inlroduco a bill to abolish tiio gold duty ? Mr. Weekes said tho government would be prepared to give n 'Specific reply when the iinnncial statement was submitted to tho house. The views of *he government were unaltered. Air* MorrieeY pursuant to notice, asked the ?secretary for public works, why tenders were not called for the erecting of a toll-gate and (premises in connection with tho toll-gate proposed' to bo established at. Berrima ? Mr. Arnold said tenders had not been culled fur : -because. it had been found more economical 'not to employ contractors for small works. Instructions were given to receive local ap plications on ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 11 September 1861
On Monday next commence the Goulburn assizes, at which arc . to be arraigned the va rious parties who huvc been arrested in con nection with the late disturbances at Burran gong.' 'The charges -against all are. not. the same, ior.wuusD some are merely, accused of haying taken a pact in. the outrages on the' Chinese on. the 30th June, others are being : proceeded against: for having been ' concerned in the so-called attack upon the camp ? oh the ll'th July. The latter charge is of course the most serious one, and, if found guilty, the prisoners criminutcd' with it. are sure to be visited with the severer penalty. There can be ho qucstidn that the whole of the country looks forward to these trials with a great deal of anxiety. For months past, ever since the , first attack upon the Chinese at LambingFlat, and more particularly since the late occur rences, the public press has been full, on the one hand, of accounts of the cruelties, un provoked and tyrannical, which the miners are sai...
To the Editor of Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 11 September 1861
To the Editor of the-NenfaiiUf*,^-.^. SiR-In your issue of the 7th instant, I ptnS, J.. a nouncement of several jobberies having beSafJi this city during the past week. I think, iirVon1W£ ' with me, that the police protection afforded i Slfffh dequate to the wants of this city, and that « i?.f'at, larity of the majority of the resident!, rather tkMrei police force. At the same time, I speak with nSK™, sure of the zeal and energy of our chief cotufcbRW? lacks material to worjwith^the force it i£ t^B^t effective. But I think at thefresent time, when tk»wHu gjones are so prevalent; that the majority of the ma* J be released from day duty, so as to put the riukSL i force on duty, from ten at night till six the nut nX , thereby protecting us at the time when we areH! J posed to danger, as at present it is a r»re occiiH? see a constable in the streets after the publici'dlP ' closed. — I remain, youis, &c, . ? ? ??? Stnt September 10. . ONE WHO Aft