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MELBOURNE. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
M ELBOURNE. Thursday. The steamer Easthy, intended to trade be twoeen New Zealand and Newcastle, and owned y Mr. Fulton, who is a passenger, has brought several valuable sheep. M Mr. Crawford Maine, an old elenist, is dead. He was early:?connected with the shipping intersat. The ketch Cygnet has arrived fromN?ing's Island with a portion of tlhe cargo.of the British Admiral. The captain reports that a large quantity of cargo has been washed ashore. Three more bodies have been (ound and buried. One was indentijed as that of the second officer. - The body of a man, with the skul very much fractlured, has been found near Lear month. It is supposed to. be a case of ,uicidq.
Latest Telegrams. CABLE MESSAGES. London, June 24. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
L2aeost Telegra~mL (FPeoIi The Sth Ucd PaeI w.) CABlLE MESSAGES. London, June 24. It is expected that her Majesty the Queen will visit St. Petersburg in September next. In thle house of Commons, Mr. Samnel Plimsoll's Merchant Shipping Survey Bill hlns been defeated on the motion for its second rending. The division wis 275 to 170. TiE members of the Agricultural Union have resolved uon t~haing vigorous action to defeat the lookout, and have invited MrZ. Arch to make arrangements for the removal of farm labourers tod Canada.
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. AT GLENELG. Adelaide Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
AHBivAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL. PERt .if. af. i BAnODA, AT GLENELG. (Fromi the S. if. Ileraldd'H Summari.) Adelaide Thursday. *.The Baroda anchored off Glenelg at 11 a.m. On the 17th instant she encountered 4 severe gale, being the western quadrant of a cyclone travelling to the east. GENERAL SUMMARY. Tile Grand Duke Alexis of Rutssia is likely to visit Australiar next year, with a Russian squadron. Captain Glover has received the cross of St. Michael and St. George, and, should the annexation of Fiji be decidedfon, the Gover norship will probably be offered him. Gold has been found a Bdklcereldt district, '90 miles from Cape Town. 'The quartz yields 4 oz. per ton. ! The mails via San Francisco, from Sydney 14 th Marclh, were deliver-d in London on 4th May, three days late. The delay was caused by the slow passage of the steamer across the Atlantic; the White Star Line has iffered to employ fast stcamers' to carry the Australian mnnils. Mrs. Mina Jury, an Australian witness in the Tich...
PROTECTION FOR THE HUNTER RIVER MINERS' ASSOCIATION. (To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
PROTECTION FOR THE HUNTER ~UVJER. Idlylthx' AbSoOGINE40th ('4'P op .(1 tl r.i 4 f Vwo i7tfc' Advotcate) Bui,-As minoers, to us individually this matter appcars, and hla.s of lato appeared, to be the most ~nuo sof a?ll practical matters whatover,-a tteru in regard to which if something be not done Ig nood time the result will prove pitiful and shame ful, for inasmuch that the happy arrangements drawn by the old miners of the district and txloir masters hans attracted the attentio o Jiffe'rent classes of workmen througnhnt the eointry, their rushing in will fproive a&lt;tt.sl',*fiitfc~h fo m and ourselves. l ?H'slUd thorfore insaggest protection for the following reinss:--Ist. That our union lhb~ld'be'con'sistent u 'ith its niase, anr 5\tailtr to all others, snch as"Ilhio~diester l'ifji, go. 'iThose onlly'riceie mncembers by os~inatio. i and, in like mmimner, all-coa.1s, l' em 9l /?ycl, ashould be eaine by1. OIL masters ma? ay employ them, t?ll o11 l~,rsb?h j' "jiE.i eapseln?c...
(To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
('7o the JEditor of /he finers' Advocatle.) Stra,--Laviug soon by your report of thle WVaratah miners' meeting in your issnu of W'dned.day last that a man named A\. Evans said that 1e\ had" been informed that Tbhomas Durhat lut~ad L " collection made for him in Victcria to sp~ i htit holme, I bog to state thatt ti sagrftio!s is a gross, falsehood. The only mone. * o.cer received in Victoria was yl\cn he haIt his eyes shot, ans? the tuaount roe coaivet wvas only bout £18, afteor being offil work for six months; so, I think, ater keeoping himself and four children, hle would not have much left to take him home. I hIve known Durham all the time in Victoria, and acted as one of the collectors when the above money was subscribed. IHoing you will insert this in Justice to one wio as 13eeni deprived of the blessings of eyeli ... 1 beg to r? 'or Iruly, " JT "I'Iz.IAM DOVER. * HIam9l4, June 2dth, 1874.)
Pay Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
Pay Frlday. SOME time back we pointed out that it was a' seurce of complaint amongst the miners that they are not paid on Friday instead of the Saturday, as at present, and making Saturday' an idle day. The matter has been in constant agitation, at one or other of the collieries ever since that time, but as yet no definite settlement has been come to The paying of the men on Fridays and lay ing idle on Saturdays has been the custom at a large majority of the collieries in Nor thumberland and Durham for a great many years past, and the very fact'of thait system not having been changed, wil, we think, be taken, as prooF positive that both masters and men are satisfied with it. We nader stand that the matter wai noticed at the last conference between the masters and! delegates of the Miners' Union, and that with very little opposition from the former. In fact the only objection -ras that there were too many vessels in harbour waiting for cargoes, to allow of an idle day once a fortnigh...
Miner's Meetings. Wallsend Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
Minerrs MQeetings. Wallsend Miners. LASTr (Friday) EVENINO the monthly meet ing of the Wallsend Miners was held in Mr. Harris' Assembly Rooms. There was a large attendance, and Mr. W. Patrick occupied the ,hair. . SThe roll was called over, and minutes of previous meti?g read and confirmed. The first busnens was a discussion re specting the dischbargng of skips of small coal without being pid f?Or. lhem. The matter was postponed iad'hnotely. The next was the question of men haiLu'ng water that should be done by the water 'bailer, and the miners who are obliged to go home through water in their bords, having the. sikps made up. After a long discussion on the mwtter it was carried that the rule on the subject be adhered to. The matter of over filling skips .as then bconsidered,. Mr. Lewis said he was .one of the deputa tion who .waited. upon the masagyr on this srbject,. and Mlr. Neil;:n u aid tmhat any slir.s being fill~d too liighi would ihave the tokens taken off, nnl he would pay ...
Lambton Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
] nambton- MiBin ers. THE qunarterly genleral meeting of thie miners f ithe No. 3 Ltaztiton LIodge wa-n held oi WVednsday evening last, lJune 24th, 1874. There was a faih attendance. Mr. Jolmln Jones. was mnoved to the chair, and briefly opened the meeting. The'minutes of last meeting were read and coflrmed. The ecertarv nlso read •the minuthe? of a ?ommhittee meeting. To blulnce.?hleet of the various finds were then smubnmitted by thl' Secretary, which was discussedi; and, on tile miotiuoni of Mr. J. McWilliams,. adopted. ThIe Secretary then read the .following letter, whlich had been sent to M-r. Cronidace, in accordance with a motion lpassed- at the last meeting : "Lambton, Jino 9th, 1874. " To Thomas Croudace, Esq. " Ssn,-I ani directed by the miners of Lamibton colliery to bring under your notice the following resnlutions, duly considered, and passed at a public mceting held in Stloker's -JHall on the 5th of June last, with a view of placing the miners of the above col liery on...
NUMBER OF PUBLIC HOUSES IN THE COLONY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
iU?BER OF PUILI( iiOUSE. S Ir TH.E COLONY. In a leander in W\'ednlesday's ler'tldt on the licensing of public houses bIeilng under the control of munici pnlities, it is nlotioned that there are ill the colon' '2223 licensed public houses,-72 of which are in thie municipnality of'NewcdStler The lnumber in the mining townslips is not stated, but we hoLiove. that altogether therc are about :|S, vi?,, Wanhlsend, 7; Larubtol, 12; Varnatah, 4 ; IIa\iltoeu, 5; and tile Glbce and Jullncion, 4. We unulerstand that the number in Vallsend will soon bie angmented to 14, as seven more are now either inl the course of erection, or will soen be commenced.
SPECIAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
SPEOIAL MEETING. A special meeting 'of the miners of the No. 3 Lodge was hold in Stoker's ifyll I.s&t night, fox the purpose of hear ing tl10 reIort of tleo p.qference between the committeb and the zmanagement of tlh colliery with reference 'to th'oe rievoandce discussed at the last meeting.r.r. Walter Kerr top1k lle chair. There was a very good attendance. The Ch?irnmo briefly opened the meeting by calling upon the Secretary to read trl? minutes of last meeting, which were con firmed, also minutes of comminttee meeting. The Chairman then called upon Mr." J. McWilliams to give the report of what transpired at the conference; from which it appeared that Mr. Croudace tried to show them the disadvantages to both the colliery and the men themselves, through trying to regul qto .he turn. He said that the reason thhit'.thb turn was kept so well last fortnight was beoauise lthey 'ere drawing small coal up the pit. He said that the turn could not be regulated any better .. .They. ha...
BURGLARY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
DUILOLARY. Earl~y on Tuecday morning Inst the house of Mr. W. Johnson, minler, of ]'latlisburg, was broken into, and several articles of value stoleu. lr. Jolhnson is a single man, and lives in a hIouse standing apart fr?xn others opposite the altholic church. After return ing from his work on the day mentitcned he found the padlock of his front door spruang, nand the door forced open; and upon making a search discoveredi tha a vanluable watoh ndl clh.in and sovelal osmall articles had been taken. Constable Lennard haIs lIehn searching for the thief ever since, and expects to cnature him before long.
New Lambton Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
N'ew Larmbton Miners. TII miners of the above colliery held a special general rqoot?g last Tuesday evening. Mr. J. Ripppr y~ ?Ttpcd .oq tloe ?lair. The minuites of lhst monthly n oetexf yro Fead and con firmed. Aftorivwrds tho minutes , te tl~rqe committee meetings were read and adopted. The notices of motion from Wallsond and Waratah were then read, but it was thought advisable to postpone their consideration to next monthly meeting to be holden on Tues day evening next. There ya~s great ?e?al of dissatisfaction expressed i r.eo(ereice to the icreysiqg qua5 tity of dirt and jerry coming dowsn~ with the coal in the headings and boards. It has nattain'ed tlhe thickness of two feet and over in soze plqcees in'the engine brow, but the ques tion foll tlhroigl' for the prese't, It was then proposed that Ieosesrs, J, Sharp and T. Moses, with the colliery secretary, act as scrutineers at the cavel next Thursday. A discussion then arose about the practice of some men wheeling skips after th...
WALLSEND MUNICIPALITY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
ALLSJEN1)D M?INICI.ALITY. 1'e are plcased to nlotice that thie vallators (Mesers. ]3uxton al]d Uharlton) nave fislished their duties, and apparently iln a very s~atisfactory manller, laut in the cvenlt of their having omitted ally places will retturn aain. The number of llaccs r?ted is 700, nand with two collieries in the area of the mullici pality to'recieve rates from, this will undoubtedly be the most importanllt one inl the district.
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. VESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
SELSiLOADING AND TO LOAD. arque, 452, Dyson; to load Co-operative ave, brig, 19 I Wilson Sarquc,;324, Mft[Connachy ra, barque, 774, 'L'domas; loading NewLamb yB Castle, ship', 575, Shields : to load Lanmb ch ship, 1j53, Stroottin': tload Lamb ona 'eliip, 1173, Cameron to load 0,-opera L. ip,09e, Smith a Hoale Aerican barque, 1099, Kelton ; to load Warlid ' Criftidoe barfueT 'iS, Briand ; to load Lambton sort; A rican barque,--636, C rver; loading oodlar ip, Ihrgee ; to load Lamlton aju, 556, Scott; to load New Lambton'.-. . iwe'ezisters, bhrque, 542, Hopter; ta load New Lanmbton ( ioha Jurns, Norwegiau barque, 748, Mortonsen ; Sto qd Co-operativo e . BSitda,'o arqo, Gessing. 42 ; to load Lambton tyof lasgow, ship, 1168, Black:; to load Walls Phactos' barque, Gibson; loading Lamhton ;Ioac irqueo. Hutton ; to load New Lambton Alexadira, chip, 898, Ellis; to load New Lambton lswrth,. American barque, 858, Wass; to load w Lambton . iOCmille, barque, 365, Stafford ; to load Lamhton o ail...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
SMAR KET II HOUSE, HUNTEE-STREET, OPPOSITE TIIE "DATLY PILOT" OFFICE. THE ENTIRE STOCK OF THESE PREMISES, CONSISTING OF A LARGOE AI) WoELL-ASSOaTEE SoTCKC Oii SGENERAL DRAPERY! WOOLLZENS c, &c., ., dui(i will c(onltinlec to be Sold REMAIRKABILY CP -:0:. -(:o:) SROBERT INCGALL. THE WANTS OF TiHE PEOPLE SUP PLIED AT LAST. SEWINC MACHINES! THE CELEBIIATED) LOOKSTI1TCH 'The Househo4l.' TI-HIS Machine is so Simple that any ordinary . person can ]earn to work itsucc5sisfully, and do the samle work dthatt done byl It?,osnt crepeulnve Famalsy 2lnachine offered irn tIhe alsrklet. It is so sim ple in construction, nid consmequently less liable to 4et out of repair, certaini in its results, durable in atsaprts,.and adapted to all kinds of wolk required for the family; it has tl undor ~'our-motion feed; the best in use, an uhsfoih the finest .muslin to the coarsest mjCt l m . alteralio iZn the edjustment ; it makes tl Genuine Lockstitch ALIKE ON BOTH SIDES, so famous for its Strength, I...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. J. ARMSTnONa, Grota.-As we declined to insert a .letter from 1. J. Scott, in our last issue, on the subjcct you write about, we cannot allow the matter to be again revived. cA M\xlnR, Anvil Oreck.-,Ve :cannot insert your S letter for the reason above stated. A MIN?sR, Ramilton.-Your letter is too personal. We would advise you too see Mr. Winship him self. CONSTANT READER.n Lamhton.--We have nothing Sdo i~ith the Chronicle reporter, and do not - '.controversy, which your letter would , Maitland.-WlVhat you write about ' lin the o laidrandfercsrJ, consequently \ tof proper journal to send your letter to. V AL. s;."D--Verses.-cThe lady forgot to enclose her name. A 'EmWIL--Verses.-Will appear in next issue. DNGO MOROANI New Lambton.-Your letter will appear in next issue. -,WORD ro THFa LADIES.-AdVt.-Forgot to enclose name. is. enclosed, which i not siffioieit. jPooscss. Your oletter appears under the usual heading. ?sh OTiT"o?B ' .RbA eOO te. .NO6RTHUMBERLAND...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 27 June 1874
NOTICE. To Our Subscribers. . NOTHER. QUARTER: BEING UP - 2'his Day (Saturday) our ,numerous Sub :ribers'are respec~/ullt requested 'to PAY UP 'HEIR S UBSC RIP TIONVS tohen` waited on. Persons desirous qf becoming.Subscribersowill lease seun" their addresses to this Ofice, wheh he ' Advocate'.will thenbe regularly sent. J. T. M. E E T, Pro. Proprietors. l ancers' Advocate' office, TUrallsend, 21st June, 1874.