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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 May 1868
DEATHS. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; CRANSTONN — MUIRHEAD. — At Newcastle, on May 19th, 1868, at the residence of her brother-in-law, James Burns, of fever, ELIZABETH CRANSTONN, daughter of ROBERT MUIRHEAD, farmer, of Clarence Town, aged twenty-three years. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;
OUTRAGES ON YOUNG WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 May 1868
OUTRAGES ON YOUNG WOMEN. On Friday week, a shocking outrage was committed on a young woman, aged eighteen years, named Elizabeth Thompson, who resides with her mother, a widow, who keeps a small shop at Wooden Box, near Burton-on- Trent. The girl left home on. Friday afternoon to go to Ashby-de-la-Zouch, four miles distant, to make some purchases for her mother. On the way there she was overtaken by John Stanley Betteridge, a butcher and beerhouse- keeper, and Matthew Henry Thompson, labourer, of Wooden Box, who were in a trap belonging to the former. On learning that she was going to Ashby, they invited her to &nbsp; get into the cart and ride with them. She knew them well, and she accepted their invita- tion. They told her they would bring her home again if she called at a certain public house in Ashby. This she did, and on leaving the town, instead of returning by the proper road, they drove in the direction of the Pistern Hills, a lonely locality on the borders of Der- b...
AWFUL TRAGEDY IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 May 1868
AWFUL TRAGEDY IN ENGLAND. Todmorden has just been the scene of some murderous atrocities, without parallel in this country since the days of Rush. The theatre of the crime was the parsonage-house ; the vic- &nbsp; tiuns are the Rev. Mr. Plow and infant son, and a servant girl, while Mrs. Plow still lies in a precarious condition ; and the author of the diabolical outrage is a young man of the town, a weaver, named Miles Weatherall. The tragedy sprung out of love and revenge, and in this respect presents a solemn warning to all of the danger of yielding to the unbridled sway of our most natural feelings. This young man, who is described as of a mild and prepossessing appearance, fell in love with one of Mr. Plow's &nbsp; servants, Sarah Bell by name. The attachment was sincere and mutual, and his intentions honorable, but, owing to the extreme youth of the girl, the suit was discouraged, and Miles &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; was interdicted paying vis...
NEWCASTLE BAND OF HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 May 1868
NEWCASTLE BAND OF HOPE. &nbsp; The usual fortnightly meeting of the above society was held on Thursday evening, in the schoolroom, under the Congregational Church. There was a large attendance, including many adults, and the proceedings were of more than ordinary interest. After the children had sang a very pretty melody, the president, Mr.Laing, who occupied the chair, opened the meeting with prayer, and a few appropriate remarks. He then called on the various young gentle men whose names appeared on the programme. Tho first item in the entertainment was a reading by Mr. William Dart, entitled 'Report of 'the Directors of the Railway to Destruc tion.' The object of the piece was to show that habits of intemperance inevitably lead to ruin. The elocution displayed in connection with the reading was fair, and at the close the reader was loudly applauded. The Tempe rance Band then played a selection of music in first-class style. The leader of this excel lent band (Mr. William ...
PARTICULARS OF PRIZES, THOROUGBREDS, [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
PAHTICULAltS OF PRIZES, THOUOUC.|jpi(EUS. &TAtuoN.-sm PATRICK, b. st., Oyaai-s, by Whale-' bone*-Industry -Saint John— Crazy Jiie. i BnooD Mauk*.— ZOK, by Sir -Hercules-Flora ditto ; JLSSINA, by Cossagk—Tostio, colt fon.l nt foot by Sir Patrick, covered by ditto ; LADY JANK, br Mfteus-Clove (imported), filly foal at foot by Sir Pa fa-ick, covered by ditto. ; VIRAGO, by Mamw— Sultana ^o?1?aifrto)'-y«^ptttriok,cov?oredby^^itto;lffl?: fin^'^A yTapF k ^f0olt fo^tlt1foot --y New War nor ; ? b I A YLACI3, by Magus — Staylnce. FoDR.yKAU-Or.n3.- SIR JOHN, hr, h.. 4 vran Ma PmJ^lVAi'Sfil1^11,10' i* h' '»-««'. 'Co 'aek- idithf; IVAN1IQE, eh. h.. 4 vonrg. Cnmnnk— Tn FiVK-YKAH-OLD.i.-Clove, br. m., 5 years, JIngu. - Cloyo- (imported) ; VARROVILLE, br. m. 5 years, JVhalebone--Industry; MARIAX, oh. m., 5 yaarl All fred— Lucy Long. ? ? ' J ' . THnEE-yEAn-Oins.— FIREWORKS; b. 0., Kolpin GasliRht ; THE MARTYR, eh. g., ICelnie-JesMiin. , SAINT GEORGE, b. B., 'sieigSloSa- W (marn). ? vTwo.yEAR...
MAITLAND MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
MAITLAND MARKETS. Business has been tolerab'y bi-isk this week, both in tho wholesale and' reterT. trade. Several up-country orders of confi3erable *D|agnitude have been executed; and an unuBunmlargo«-vnber of drays have left West Maitland for tHe interior* Carriage is plentiful at moderate charges, and the roads boing good, carriers get to their destination irith more than ordinary regularity. Silt, teajsugar, «ne, and spirits remain at former jMUfto haQAn a las^rdemand iartt&fza within the ifllfow dMRflid iK^imsiMtBtiols. range 2s 4d to 2s 6d l-or h^ffinS.'1 Tfc* ittii^o is in gooi demand,' and those of fheAottier)iaDo still possess stocks are congratulat ing themslvesMipon having refrained from, disposing of their corn when tho price was too. low to remunerate them. The flour market has been pretty octivo this week, but there is no alt^tntion iu'ipfiras.
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. FROM GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY. SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
LATEST 'INTELLIGENCE. FROM QREVILLE 8 TELEORAM COMPANY. ? ?? .tv V ? ? SYDNET, Thwraiay. The restfcriRtion of- Mr. Pickering as Member for the Northern Goldfielda, was delivered to the Speaker, on Tuesday ovening. The nomina tion for the next olection has been fixed for the 22nd 'Juno, and the polling for tho 6th July, i It is probaUe that Mr. Hanson will offer himself for. the wpant seat, 'Air, Hoskins, ths former ?'? ? ????' ? ?' ? ? ? ^ ??? , « . ,'. i ?-. ' k-, . : : . mamber for the district, has been communicated | with by some of his supporters, and asked to come forward, but up to the present time has made no sign. A weekly journal is about to bo established m Sydney, under the auspices of the Industrial League, to be devoted to the dissemination of Protectionist opinions. There was a better attendance than usual at the wool sales to-day, and the buyers appear io be more anxious than previously to secure the best lots offered. Good fleeces realised up to 1/4. Sheopskins main...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
Impornnfe Notices. ?VTOTICE.1S HEREBY GIVEN to Sub J\ soribers, Advertisers, and tho public gpnerally, that Mr. JOHN 0A1IRR0N (lato of t\\o Mailland Ensinti) has taken the place of Mr. Edward Nutter, in this OtHeo, as COLLECTOR of MONEYS. Air. CAMERON has also full authority to rnccivn Subscriptions and solicit Advetiisemonta on account of the undersigned, from this date. \ HUGH.M'Drt3KEN, vRroprietd*, Ncwcaitle Chronicle. . Chronicle Office, Nencdstlu, 12th May, 18C8. P.S. — The Proprietor of the Chronicle takes this op portunity of respectfully urging upon all parties whose accounts have beon standing for a lengthened period, to settle them with as little dolay aB possible Transfer of Agency .P Mr. JAMBS 1CILGOUB, Grocer, Huntor-streot (near the Bank of Australasia), has been appointed AGENT for the SALE of the CHRONICLE, in the place of Messrs. Goodrich and Nove,*of the same street. . Chronicle offick Jfciy 15, 1808.^ SALES, MEETINGS, ANfr AMUSEMENTS. THIS DAY (SATUKDAY.) Sale of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
TO OUR READERS. From the 1st of next July (the commencement of the next quarter) tho Chronicle will be published, in its present form. ? ' ? ?'?? . THREE TIKES A WEEK, with a large extra sheet on Saturdays, containing a sum mary of the week's news, for the especial benefit of our country subscribers. 'Wo hope to be ablo to effeot this great improvement without increasing the present rate of subscription more than tho nominal sum of one shilling. Full particulars respecting the TBI-WEELKY ISSUE, will appear as soon as the necessary arrangements are completed. ' ' . . : SATratDAY, MAY 30, 18(58. '
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS. May 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
gSHlPPING INTELLIGENCE. -- ! '- PORT OF NEWCASTLE. . , : .. '???;'- ARRIVALS. ' ??; j ?__?.„;..... ? Mat 2G. ' ? ' J'^Sorah' and Mnry, sell., 174, Duncan, from Hokitika. ? -CTully and Co., afcenbi. - ? '?-':, /'VWaltoroo. bj., 488, Whiting, from -Wallaroo, 17th inst. VO. Howison, agent, BUY 27. ?; \ You Tangs (s.s.), 474, Clark, from Sydney. VT. H. . 'Wliytc, neont. . . Bauina(s.), 200, Creer, from Sydney. W. K. Looh head, ngent. ~ ,- Alcondra, sch., 194, Edio, from Melbourne, 23rd inBt. Captain, agent. ;? ?\ . M£Y 28 ? ? Platypus («.b.), 1G4, tro% Sidney. W. K. Lochhead, agent. William, sch., 188, Dixon, from Brisbane, 18th inst. O. Hewison, agent. , Hero (».8.), 765, Logan, from Melbourne, 24th inBt. K. B. Wallace, agent. ' Miss Kilmansegg, brig, 229, Finlnyson, from Brisbane, 23rd inst. Captain, agent.. -.« \ Mat-S9. Lorenzo Sabirte, W, Gray, fVom the Richmond River, with 7700 feet oNpfhe, and 3000 feot of cedar. O. F. Stokes and Co., agents. *' departures. May 27. Ballint. (s. )...
NEWCASTLE MARKETS. (Corrected up to Yesterday.) [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
NEWCASTLE' MARKETS. ? (Corrected up to3Testerday. ) On Wednesday, MV. J. C. -Sarmrius held his usual bi weekly sale, at the Market AViiarf ninrt. The articles disposed of consisted ohiefly of colonial produce recently brought to market. There was a good attendance, and the bidding was, for a time, somewhat spirited. Fair prices were obtained. Yeut6rtfty, Mr. W. K. Lochhead submitted to the$Jfc\- of tllorvlmmmer, at the Market Wharf, the cutter Eiqnui and Alfred, but sufficient enter prise not having beon manifested aninngit those who attended the sale to warrant tho auctionferft dispose of the vessel, she wns bought in for the owner at £100. Owing to Monduy being tho Queen's Birthday, and consequently a general holiday, and also to the ex citement attendant on the races, business, both in the wholesale and retail ftado, was hot so brisk. It is, how ever, expeoted that- as^tho weather is now favorable, a reaction will set in next weeft, which will compensate, to a certain extent, for...
COMMERCIAL AND SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
COMMERCIAL AND \m-m INTELLIGENCE Export of'Coal from tho Companies' Official It eturns for the; week ending 2Uth May, 1808 :— Port.ShipPed A I j' J | I |f || 4 & a fe A b -5*. 3 Sydney ...... 750 145-226 520 043 500 ... 301 Melbourne... 2733 ? v. ... 1027 1031 300 807 Adelaide ? C-^300 ..- ^ ? 302 ? Dunedin ? 656\\ ... \ ? Rioh. River.. 40 V. ... \ ? ... S. Francisco. 522 ? Wallaroo ? 1750 ? ' ... ... Wellington ? 552 ... 300 ... Shanghai ? ... 665 200 ... Lyttloton ? 410 400 ? Manila ? ... .'.. 795 ? Mauritius ? 375 ... . ... Saigon ? ? ; ? Java ? .». ... „ ... »,, ,„ ... ? Hokitika ? ? ? Hongkong ? ? Steamers ? 106 104 30 ... ? 35 Homo con... V81 ( 81 55^ ... ... 85 ... 21 Total ... 4894$~5b.2001 iTio' 2072 3558 800 1107 Total expqrts for tfie week— U.702 tons cos.1. 1956 tons coal was included in the Melbourne export of the A. A. Co. last week, but .not published in the last report ou Saturday.
PUNISHMENTS IN THE NAVY. DEATH OF A SAILOR FROM GAGGING. From the Times, March 24, HOUSE OF COMMONS, MARCH 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
PUNISHMENTS IN THE NAVY. DEATH OF A SAILOK FROM GAUGING. From the Tirntu, JVurr/i 24, House up Coumo.n.s, Mauch 21). Mr. Sergeant Gaselee asked the first Lore of the Admiralty whether it was true that u seaman on board the Favourite died under the operation of flogging ; and whether it was known to the surgeon of the ship that he was at the time labouring under a disease of the heart. Mr. Corrv. — In answering the question of the linn, aud learned gentleman, perhaps the House will allow me, as it has reference to the case which has excited a veiy painful interest, to read some extracts from documents which the Admiralty have received on the subject. I will, witli the permission of the House read a few extracts from the report* which we have received upon the subject. The Senior Lieu tenant of Her majesty's ship Favourite says, in his ollicial report : — ' In compliance with your memorandum of the 9th October, regarding the circumstances with which I mu acquainted of the death ot Geo...
A TALE. A SERPENT'S TOOTH. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
\ . & WkU. A SERPENT'S TOOTH. Continued from the Chtimide, Saturday, May 2'&. Mr.. Stourton's visits appeared to excite 10 special emotion in Koonwarra's bosom. She was frank and unrestrained with him b conversation ; and, when Mr. Hardiman's onsent had been obtained, and the marriage ns a settled affair, she discussed with them lie arrangements as if she had been the last interested person in the world. But the was a. good deal more in her laboratory, ind she got from Melbourne more scientific books, and made many experiments of a physiological kind ; all which sources of oc cupation seemed to be resorted to for the purpose of mental diversion ; for, not with - ilanding her apparent acquired indifference to George and Viola's engagement, her eyes idate bad betome something hollow, and to lips less vermillion. But her affection for her sister showed no signs of diminution ; is the contrary, it rather increased; and lias, on the evening with which this story ipened, s...
SHOCKING DEATH OF A MER. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
SHOCKING DEATH OF A MSB. For some years past an elderljron' named Jane Thomas, widow of aja' the 'Royal Nayy, occupied a cottagdn' Hill, near Stedham, a village about tie™ from Midhurst. Although kiiownJrH been in receipt of a good pension, she«*« denied herself the common neceiaarup but lived in the most wreched and SUjW About a fortnight since she wus afct side the high road, and as she appeait^ unconscious, the - parties who foani-.k thinking she was intoxicatd, hadher«»KJ to the Midhurst Police-station. |0n k ?enrolled, twenty-two pounds iKg»lj[' found upon her. In the ' morning »' partly recovered, after asking forla^ she returned homo. A few days' a*9 rector'of a parish called and found herp part of an old sofa, which foraed'httj* only clothing she had on being an old ra petticoat. The house was completely «»«' with vermin, her body, too, beingute covered with them. On the floor lay tie' of herrings, and other retus-v:nevweu'; accumulation of years. Upontfhe.'etagfl v'emonstmt...
A TOUCHING TALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
A TOUCHING TALE. 1 wenty-six men, the crew nnd passengers of the ship St. Abbs, were wrecked with their ship in 1855, on the small island of San Juan de Nurvu, lying midway between Madagascar mid the main laud of Africa. They were at first supposed to have gone to the bottom with the vessel which carried them. A few veins afterwards, however, n portion of the cargo of the St. Abbs, dry and uninjured by salt water, was exposed for sale in tho market of Zanzi bar, the great emporium of Eastern Africa, ying six degrees south of the equator. It wus made clear that the ocean current, which runs strongly northwards, must hare carried ship and cargo awuy from the reef of San Juan to soii'0 point of the African coast, where it landed them uninjured. If tin;-1 'argo wus safe tho immediate inference was that the crew and passengers hud also been drifted, living but liclpless, on this inhospitable shore. The ship must have touched land near Magdesho, the southernmost part of tho Somali country...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
S|^VkdrewJs-|Kibba.tr Safrioi/XANNu^C Exoim 8JjPT--0n thedBfiivorsary of ffie QueeVs Birthday, the ffildren attending St* Andrew's School (about sixty in number) met, by appointment at .the Church in Watt street, at half-past nine a.m., 'aridVnarched with their tenohera, prccedefl-by tho Band, of Hope ploying lively aiis, to' the whariWItere they were joined by the chil dren of the Borehole Sabbath SchMpl, under the care of Mr. Keddieand the other touchers, 'Shout forty in num ber. There the parents and friends of the children also met, and ttero conveyed nU together, in the steamer CommissuryvUeneral, to tho^N^fch Shore. On their arriral therp^thoy found, tljp Mr. Scott had kindly made preprfrtuions for thjiri-Bception. The day was exceedingly fine, and ijf$«r partaking of a social repast, the ohildreu, with their young friends, amused them selves with various games, which they appeared tho roughly .to enjoy, until tlie sjpnal for their return was given'atjfoot1 o'olock. Tha-teache...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
On no subject; perhaps, has there been more acrimonious discussion, within the lnHt thirty years, than there has been on that of educa tion ; nor have theNdebates on thia important matter been confined to one or two countries, but they may be said to have been carried on in most of the countries of Europe, in the United States of America, and in nearly all tlie British colonies. In every civilized state, lc -is admitted, tnat all classes ot the people -should be educated, the poor as well as the rich ; and the opinion is almost equally gene ral, that this ..can only, be brought about by Government stepp^ng^.in and taking the mat ter into its own hands. In all the bestedu cated countries in thi world, education has been a State matter; and even the few people in England, who hold that it should be left entirely to ^untaty effort, seem to have be come convinced of tii^insoundness of their views. The differences of opinion, therefore, have not generally been owing, either to disa greem...
REMINISCENCES OF A TRIP FROM NEW YORK TO PAWAMA. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
EEMIKTISOENCES biffA TKIp'fROM' NKW YOKIC TOVPaWAMA. On Wednesday evening. ' tho llov. Isaarr iM'Ivay, recently 'l'nnn (Jaiie\li5reton, delivered.^ one »t tho iiiosfyifyroHting lJcturos it hnsuver?! boen our privilege to listen to, in the Huutet^j1 sitreoc 1'ivjjliyteriau (Jhurch, in this city. Tlnh attendance, although tolerably good, was nutij; so largo as might liuvu been cxpuclud, cousider-jj ing the. importance of the subject treated upoa'i — namely, 'A trip lvom XSew xork to Pni-l}' niua, via Bahamas, and West Indies.' The/ uhair was occupied by the llev. 'William Biiiu/' who, after opening the proceedings devotion-',, ally, inlroduuud tlie lecturer. In doing so,^ the reverend gcntleiimii exprossefl his belkfy that, from what ho had heard and know of Mr.'' JM'lCuy, the audience would appreciate liis1? luctui'o, which, ho was .sure would embrace a1' large uiiioiintuf useful information, in conneo, tiou with the I'mmtna new mail route1.: Knowledge of this description was not to ...
NEWCASTLE BAPTIST CHURCH. RECOGNITION TEA MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 May 1868
NEWCASTLE BAPTIST CHURCH; llBUOUNITJON TEA MCETIXO. A tua and public meotiug was held on Tuesday evening, in honor of the half-yearly meeting of the Baptist Association of Now South Wales, and in recognition of the Rev. 11. Morton us pastor of thu church. The evening being vary wot, caused a paucity of numbers in attendance at the tea, which was a very sumptuous one, cut up gratuitously by the ladies of thy church. Tlie public meeting was pretty wulL attended, the woathor having cleared. up inthu meantime. The Rev. Mr. Morton b««yun the service by giving out n hymn, atidJKilliug on the llov. A. Webb to pray, after^vnich he said that it was usual for the jjajttiSr to occupy thu chair ou such occasions, but as this was a recognition service it would bs out of place in '.him to do so that evening, tlieruforo had great pleasure- in calling on ono wellknowu to thorn and honored amongst them, tho Rev. P. Lanu, their latu pastor and thu prufint chairman of tho Baptist Association of .Nfc^S...