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Gardening and Agricultural Calendar For June. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
Gardaning atnd A8giotltiiral 'Calenda For "'-June. * Kitc~e~t Garden: Sow peas, . beans,. spinach, entrliflower', radish, parsley, onions. lettuce,mustard crcss, aspra.gu?s, rhubarb, &c., Draw tl.e earth lightly roundjthe stems of such yourig plants as are risen albovse:the ground, such as beans,' &c. Plant all culillnry herl?. 1?.'ceic'isuid mnanire vadnattground. Flower Gardenr : Plant .cuttings of the fuehicii gernnium, cactus. ?c. Plant Cape bulbs. flowering sh-ubs, ornamental trees, hirbaccous plants-edgiang and borders. Prepare lawn , arnd flower beids. Take up dahlia roots, if not lone last nuontl. Tlhis is a goorl montlohforn trapsplantliig orremoving---. Orchardl And Frtit Garden: ".Plant tippile. pena' illince, npricot, and all kinds of fuit tiecs. Prun? vines, and l.trim frilit trees, digqing ibii mannure . carcefuUll so as not. to'utthe ropt---.Field O?ae~. t; io : Sn .ow springh \arlkv, bu~on fie soili nsinl wituki, Sif t, lseason a;eansu o d'ry.' Gather...
WORK AND WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
WORK AN WVAGES... (From tilce Nxevasl._foailki,/ Chronicle.) Ox Satu'davy afternoon , s:.,.ptblic. meeting of engineers, smniths,- boilersmniths, and" others, remployed' in . Stockton land. -neiglibouLrh0od, was held in the Alhambra' Music.Hall, Stock ion.--31r..Robert 3Bainbridge moved, and bMr. Thomas Corner secondes,,the following reso lot.ion': " Thlat in the olpiniou of this dmeoting ithdjpresent wages isniutr commensurate witl the expenditureof, living, and further;,. that this meeting is of opinion. 'that wo wdo .not receive a fair share of the profits of nour labour.' -Mr.. W. 1E. Ornsby moved, and Mr. Cotton, of'Midallesbrough, seconded, the-second rcso lution--" That as an advance of 15 per cent. has been granted by other northern employers inr three instalments, we respectfully request an advance of 15 per cent. upon our present rate:of wages in three instalments, the ,first advance to be given innmmediately, the second in May, and the third in August of the.present year....
AN ADVENTURE WITH THE FRENCH POLICE. [IN TWO PARTS.—PART 1.] [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
AN ADVENTURE WITH THE FRENCH 'POLICE. [IN TWO PCrTS.-PAnRT I.] IT was not long before the outbreak of the . revolution of,'48:and twhen wik heard the first mutterings of disaffection against the Orleannas dynasty, anudl the Miristrrs ~lose counsels prl:ecipitated .ithe diwqfall oV the once popnlar Louis Phillipe, that I found myself at an old fashioned hostelry' in a town sonie hundred miles.south 'of Paris. I was return ing from a long journey in the wine-producing districts of Southern France. My firm dealt in an article much in request amongst the wine merchants, and I had collected a con siderable sti'mi of money in payment of ppst transactions, which, owing to some ugly rumours of possible political disturbances, I .deemed it most prudent to retain in my own custody'instead of exchanging it for bills upon Paris. My plan was to travel post by 'tolerably easy stSiges, roy only companion being a faithful old fellow, half clerk, half valet, wholi' hadattendd me on my travel: for ma...
ALARMING CATASTROPHE NEAR CONSETT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
ALARMING CATASTROPHE NEAR CONSETT. *e AN alarming and fatal catastrosphe took place at East Castle Colliery, about a couple of miles from Consett, on Monday morning. The colliery in question is the property of the Messrs. Bainbridge, and abuts upon the road landing from Leadgate to Annfield Plain. There are, it appears, two seams of coal in the mine, namely, the Five Quarter and Brass Hill Seams, which are separated only by a 2ft. band of stone. The workings are venti latedhby means of the old-fashioned furnance at.the bottom of the shaft. The seams in question converge into one at a point known as the " waggon-way." It is alleged by some of the colliery officials that the prevalent high winds have disturbed the ,idden gases, tvhich on Monday burst into the workings in the neighbourhood of the waggon-way, This happened shortly before ten o'clook, when upwards of 100 men and boys were engaged in various parts of the mine. No time was lost in warning the men and boys of their danger. ...
THE LANCASHIRE MINERS [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
TIlE LANCASHIRE MINERSS ON. Monday afternoon the adjourned con ference between the cinnmittee appointed by the proprietors in South-west Lancashire and the delegates representing the worlkmen in thle WVigan and St. Helen's coal-fields was held in ,the Council Chamber at the Borough Courts. WVigan,'to discuss tohe proposal of the masters to reduce wages 15 per cent. The masters were represented by. Messra, Hewlett, Byrham, Kellett, and Pilkington; and the men by Messrs. Pickard, Ishelrwood, Oakes, Lewis, and Marsh.-hr. Picksrd stated that, .after two meetings of the men, they wanted the retail trade considered, and the caloulations to go back to 1870. He concluded by offering. to take a reduction of 7k per cent., otherwise the men wished for a board of arbitration. -After considerable discussion the masters, committee retired, and on their return' an nounced that they could not do otherwise than adhere to the reduction, of which notice 'had been given. Tlhey did not approve of arbi t...
ANVIL CREEK AND GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
ANVIL CR 1 ·AND GRiETAs . A MULlaNooLY and fat.l aecident hhp khd here bon iabbith iveoriing , laet, Whereby a:fino little boy of tithe ge'or 8or 9 yers., e"son of .Tr..iWIiIam, a.miner a-1tFrthiiing'i pit, lost !Pls ,,ep. perrs that.one of.Mr. Williamup' la ?iodren was sick,. and an older:brother -wi dipiatehed on dreabbokt? 'thin '?tolliery PUrger7 for some medicinethh"fof e bhiildi Oa' his return home,. the younger brother obtained leave to bring the horse ronnd, to thegrass paddoclk, which is situated on the dpposite side of the Great.Northern IRailway from ,where thl e Williamns ..'e. '.Thie litle foillow moiunted the horse; antid g;ot safely thrlurgh tl;e 'viadsici lunder the. ,line,' 'alld doubled back .oi 'tLhe apposite. side, Hand ·facing for the jiaddoc?k. ,Lhe ,horse than appears to lairoebolt6ii''-ith him., As ir;ight'be' readily' sliji'ded, hie ~ai: oulable to manage the beast, and lie got thrown ifromn:the saddle, but most 'lifokitunately his leg entangled ii the stirr...
NEW WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
NEMV WVALLSEND. T'in fitbl accident whLich ocelrred to the n, fortunate young man named liamesi Hall'lhas hcted'aa.S rarnixig to . tmany ?ia'bless ~id idzii. Experienhced niinerls, all of wh imdee' n to work with iiire' regularity. aid ;,cautioh,--more time being taken to .properly ltimbhr 'thii workingypl ces, and much :of tlheo' huriry . ? bustle, and: 6Idng days, has$ given .place "to moderate hours, and:more care audlattention to the safety of life and limb. These modorn tions- :;ea?tevidently- quite n~eessary, as I observe bty :the appearance. of some of .the miners here, whose countenances plainly tell that their constitutionrse have lieeni overtaied. In reference, to .the? death~iand;:ihterment of the lateJ ? :Hall, and in justice to':the reii1 dents of .Wallsend, I wish;t6-add tlhitii'l meeting held on the 5 th f~,June,,resolutions were pRs'ed'ed ekiorleddjing, .with heartfelt thanks,' the; kindness evinced towardsthose miners whoj accompanied the unfortunate youngroius to W...
NEW LAMBTON. PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
NIW LbAMRTON, PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH. Taa members of this Church here celebrated their anniversary on Sunday and Monday last. On Sunday three sermons were preached,-in the morning and evening by Mrs. Waters, of Newcastle, and in the after noon by the Rev. B. Kenny, of Wallsend. Each service was well attended, especially at the evening service, the church being literally crowded. On Monday a public tea-meeting was held in the chuach, when about 180 people sat down to a splendid tea, provided by Mr. W. Shoosmith, of Lambton. After the tables were cleared away, the public meeting com menced, when addressee were delivered by Messrs. R. Youll and Bedden, and thelReve. B. Kenny and S. Gilby, and 4rs, Waters, Mr. G, Ridley, of Dark Creek, presided, ,aid Mr. '. Selway presided at the harmodium. The meeting was opened by singing and prayer. Mr.. G. Ridley, on taking the chair, said that he felt honoured at being placed in':ihe position of chairman, but he would rather have been a listene...
Latest District News. LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
Latest District News. (FROM OUR VARIOUVS cORREsPOWENTM.) LAMIBTON, AN accident of a serious nature happened last week to the wife of Mr. T. WVinter bottom. It appears that MIrs. Winterbottom had been walking over some newly stripped saplings, which were lying by thle side of a log ;'vlhen she put her foot on one of the saplinns she slipped and fell, her foot going in underneath the log, thereby breaking her leg los.e to the ankle. She was immediately attended by Drs. Hill and Grigsdn, and I am glad to state is in a fair way of recovery, although she has been very ill. It is my duty to chronicle the ?e.th of' a very old resident of tlhii l9.¢lity, Mr. Robert Bron ; p n rore commonly known as "Old Bobby Brown," who died at an early hour on Sunday morning last. Poor old Bobby lhas been ailing for years; but his death at thie present time is attributed to the slio'ck which hlie received about three months ago; when his mate, Dickford, was so severely injured by a fall of ooal in the War...
Latest Telegrams. CABLE MESSAGES. London, June 20. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
* Laftest Telegra's& . (F'rom the .S':/dneI Pa),r,.) CABLE MESSAGES.; London, June 20. General Garibaldi is seriously ill. The Turkish ship Kars has gone down:iji the Sea of Marmora, and 820 lives have beenl lost. nt The political contest rfor. the represeita-' tion of Noreth Durhlam. in the House: a Coamnois has resildtcd in the return of Mr. Pnalmer, a Liberal, and inthe re-electio.i of Mr. G. Elliott, a Conservative.. .r se i The .Sublime, Porte has refused to ratify Ithe contract for the.Turkish loan of nineteen janillins,: .on ;the-, ground that the terms are miisatistactory. *
BURWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
unw on I:c·iIn TiacrE 8is a great, deal of sickness 'in 'this neighbourbood, especially :aimongst" the clil dren. There isscarcely a family, 4ti wh'at has one or more of.its.meambers suffering. from severe cold. The weather at the present time is very trying to the constituti6n, the most careful being.unable to 'resist takzig cold"., Thb"njprov m?ltet Society. did hot hdoldrits meetingi ast, Thursday eveningg.owing to'tho wet weather. Many of the members reside considerable distance hiw~ay, tiherefore, they cannot attend on other.than fine nights, which is a great-check.,to:thewociety :,Li mostlof the roads in.this !place are unsafe :to travdl after nightfidl;n:at this time 'of :the yea ,;in, con;'d quence of the 'swanmpy.,state ,of thelground after a shwer of rain.,?? .. The:Baud.uf Hope gave an entertainment on Monday evening, with'a view of increas ing the fiuancial position of the society, and judgig fronbi? ;the .largoe audience, they will have fllyl .realized their. expectatio...
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
MISCELLANEA. ~A~VERAoG WAGES os WEARIIDALE MYINEns. A~T tht lqualrterly meeting of the committee ofthe 1Veardale Miners' Association held on Naturday evening last at the Black Boull Inn, St. oh,'s Chapel, the following average wages(made out from sheets prepared by tile comnmitlee) for the half-year ending Juue 30, 1873, were submtted :-Hillhopeo Mine average per week per mnan, 24s. Ud.; Craig's Level, 26s. 41d. ; Boltsburn, 20s. yl. ; Stannt:ope, 23s. 0(d.; HIitt, 27s.8}d. ; Grden Lnaws, -0os.; Jlnrtree PastLure, 20s. 5d.; Grove lRale, 2)s. ld.-total per week per mali, 24s. 3id. The other bulsinless wras of a formld chanractor. On WVedlesday, a deputation from the coalowners of North D)erbyshire met a con siderable number of South and West York shlre colliery proprietors, at Barnsley, to take into consideration the necessity of reducing millers' wages, consequent upon the general decrease in the prices of coal, and the quiet state of trade. Many of the largest firms in. $outhl York...
WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
.VAnRATAH - . ....... WJIEltE art ethe pdlvni? Onee ing this weck, goinig home along, Wasoin Street, I suw an nact of hiiiaii ihinidne"ss epaid l.in a some what. ipe'inl iar,' ma.unwi. Whilo, passing two well known public houses a mQn,: the woresefor drink, was lyingirin the road' ihlpless. :, nity kindly "Jreit' iip to liiui'and lifted lin off, and, placed hbialnl the fooTath; and,,no, sooner hadh:be done it?ban a. mnate, or piofessed?'oiie, camd ont.of the public-hcuinse'and' knocked himn down, accusing the stranger of tr3ying to roi the drunkenman. .jle mostiisgusting and filthy, languige :warn indulged in for fully half an hour,:.andthe.?''citement had hot aba~ted when I left~ :Thoe,tWo hoises ieing so close to the Wljeynand lPriznitive.chapels, the ser vices anr;e coften-,iinterrufted .by the obscene talk going, oh .. . . I hear~hatthcere isplenty of wobrk being g.pre pared fo~r.our local. Justices1-on: Friday: next. A'couple ok,'our: bonifaces- hav e been havinrg a row :and. i...
MELBOURNE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
S, .· :,MELBOURNE. S . ,Saturday.. Tile Plunicipgl .Conference Czompittee have submitttda scheme for theo formation ofi a .Metropolitan Board of Works, in' which reIresentation will be basedlon thle value of. property. , Mr. Curtayne, manager.of the Union Bank, was fined LO.costs, for.having, disobeyed .an order nnder the Matriinonial Cpusqs Act, for the seizure of thogoodssand chattels of Thomas MIitchell, who has not satisfied the order wifo's maintenance. It was contonded thl?t. money in hank is not a chattel;. but'the beach held otherwise. . Execution is stayed to adl?w?. of an appeal. A young woman named Scantlebury was arrested at Clunes, for concealment of birth.. No body has yet been found. A daughter of the late. William Howe,, author, is in the colony, in destitute circum stances, aged 72. The jury in Green's ease, after .five hours deliberation, brought in a verdict of "not guilty," and the prisoner was daischarged. .
SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
. SYDNEY . . . S.. : . a* - a me ..Pa . i : Tuesday.' :.. A. man nnmed Patricki Connelly was .run over bhy a 'bus nearithe *Kerosene -Works :or Saturday nighlt, and killed instaintly....?. ,, s SThe immigrant. ship Jerusalem, arrived in port yesterday, after a good passage from Plymouth of 78 days. She had . on board 100 single women,,.100 single men, .o,mar tied couples, and 6.3. children. . ,,. . , 'lhe ship- Hallo'oQn, frnom London, also arrived yesterday, ?i.ftetr a,, passage ,of, ,7 diays, with a general cargo.. :., ;. ,.
ORIGINAL LINES. POOR PAT MUST IMMIGRATE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 24 June 1874
ORIGINAL LINES. POORB PAkT. MUST IMMIGRllATE. Farewell to dear old-Erin's isle, For I must leave thee for a while. Bents and taslieare an high, I can no longer stay. From Dublin quay i sailed away, I landed here just yesterday, With my fre.., Joy brogues, my shirts and hose, All tied in this'same way: ; ': 'DBut I've just dropped ii-to-let you know . gihe sigbhts 1 ve secu, before 1 go, &lt;Of the ups andl downs in .Ireland since the *m:.;:: year of '98. " If Ireland could but have her own, Her,sons might live and stay t h.liome. iit as fortune Mills it other ways " Poor Pat must euirgrate. ·Tai . 1 a word we'd say at all, "ki.Althiough our wages are but smal :. -If they d let us live in the cabins ... - i :* i :Wher our forefathers drew the'ir breath. Blit they'll colne and call upon-rent day, W.,\hen you've got nothing for to pay, They'll hurl you out of house and home 'To beg or starve to death. " Now boys, what sort of treatment that, . .To givepoor hoiest Irish. ?at . T...