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Wickham Council. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
W'licklhanl Council. A seT?Lnsu of the above Council was held yesterday at the Wickhlam Council Chambers. Preadnt--The Mayor, Aldermen ?'3Michnol, Fleming, and Riclurdson. 1INUTES. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. COResrPONDENoL Letter from thu Rev. John Dixon, request ing the Councl to express, by resolution, the desirability of erecting a Pnblic School in that district. The Council decided to comply with Mr. Dixon's request, and write to the Councnil of ?Edneation. ' • - Latter from Stephon Richardson, drawing attention to the state of the roadway in front of Iris premises; and requesting that a few loads of stone might be laid there. The consideration bf this letter was post poned till the next meeting. Letter from Julia Ledgerman, complaining of the impassable state of Railway-street in front of her property, in consequence of the increased amount of traffic. " Tie Council decided that the further con sideration of the letter should stand over till th...
ARRIVAL OF THE MAIL, VIA TORRES STRAITS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
ftRi?-AL OF TIE MII-ML, VIA TORRES STRAITS. TnE E. and A. S. Bowen, with the English mails, arrivecd oil Townsvillo at midnight. Thie Bowen (s.), Captain Miller, left Hongkong, April 21; Singapore, MFay 1; Cooktown, May 14. Cargo for Sydney : 1100 packages tea, 830 bags rice, 270 packages prepared opium, and 900 pack ages sundries. Cargo for Melbourne: 2000 packages tea, 2500 packages rice, opium, and smerchandise. Passengcrs.-For Brisbanee : Mrs. C. L. Williauns, Mr. Lockey. From Marseillesc to Sydney : Lieutenant-Coloniel Des 'aiel leres, wife, and servant: ; Captain La 'Part and wife, MIessrs. Moreau, Percil, MIrs. IMaster, and Spence. From Singapore: MIr. J. B13. Watson aid C:ptain Park. For MIelbourie : nIr. C. W. Jebb, MIissecs Job. There are 100 European asd Ohi nose passongers for various ports. The tea market at Canton is isproving. At Fooclhoo the mnew crop promises largeo returns. Australian coals at Singapore are worth 8.25 dollars.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
Stockton Agency. /1I R.'ALEX. 1ROWVN has been APPOINTED A.VJ. AGF-,I for this joi'hal at STOCCKTON, from wbom aIers Cnn be rpreived, nd ordtor fcarAdvertiaamers or Job Printintr left. J. 22. 8WEET, • ., . rroprietor. ' "lead and Advorante Offlce,' y. 22nd April, 1876. Port WVaratah Agency. M. 'IV. GARLAND, of Port Waratabdba • been appointedl Agentlfar tbia Joan-al at tbhnt toau,,rod is nutborisad to areiva zaonier no "ITerald and Advocate" Ofce, . oth May, 107G1. S " . AND ' "' . - -:, MINIERS' ADVOCATE FRIDAY, MAY flBrJii 1876.
CAVE ADULLAM. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
4&AME AD FLAM. As might TVe e petd,?.. the .rapge of countriy ling upon the WAsterh'vlope of the Hill, Newcastle: is at this moment: almost-ii jsable. The contin.hai rains have converted the soil of what should be thct of tho:public atreets into something ten times worse than that of a ploughed field. -''Artl dy the inhlabitants of the upper poitions of 'Woilfe-'street, Tyrrell street, Sydney-street, and the outlying r:egions 'to the west of the Obelisk have be gutnt fireqre for theo wiiter campaign. Trains' of prpvision carts have .been seen slowly wending their way by the most tor tubus rSuites to the store of C?mmissary GeneraliJonso and all ;iandi~sxave been busy making good storage of the precious codnt6nts. Theeyeofthecarefulhouseholder looks 'down the precipitous' descerit' of Wolfe street, or gazes upon thes miuddy :thoroughfare of Sydney street, .withl equal anxiety, in her oeddeavour to carry on, ;ome kind of communication with the town of Newcastle. Two children :...
Mr. Parkes' Motion. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
MIr., Parkes'Jt'otioolto. -. T'n motions of Mr. PAnKES in the House, on Tuesday last, ae.to the.dis posal of the surplus revenue:will affoird matter of :reflectioi? to iall thinling classes of the cowaRtulity. The resolu tions are four in number, and each admits of a wide field of.discusesion The first ,asserts " that the experience -of thd last-three years has established the fact: that the revenue tderifedfro all snurces; is legally in excess~!if'th necessary expeuditure of the Govern ment." This announcement, 'lthoighl in one sense of a graifyfig character, is.yet-open to the questioneas to whether such'a state of things ought to exist. In fitet, ought the codihtito bh taxed to a greater exten't ha' is really neces sary to0provido the means'for its proper government ind. subsequent.prosperity. 'till;" this surplus haviihg'accomulated, slhb'ild "not steps:' be at'ndo taken to 'itili; 'i't for the coi'tr~'y'hlbsnefit ' Mr. l'axeis: asserts 'in' his: saecond resslu .tions that ,the ...
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
COR RISPONDENCIE. Lot it bo dltlnotly uodontood thot - " do no ido tiry ourselvne with tho ophfiopl?oo oqnrosed by nolr orrespondonto. Aill commooieattloo1 nost lhoo the no loc and' oddenoen of thu wnlteo -:otthohed, not neetosnrily for publihation, lot 0a g ,toontonof good faith. WeV doIl't believo in ,lnortinglettelo when tiny appear in other plpers ohjo. ' lleJotecd. coolounnieatious; will not l· eo~tolnnn..~ l
NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1876. (Before Mr. Hannell, J.P.) DRUNKENNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
NEWOASTLE POLICE COURT. :: THURSDAY, nY 18, 1870. (Before Mr. IManneU, J.P.) DRUNKENNESS. .Five inebriates were dealt withi. ONSCIEe La?GUAGE. Two persons werbefined 20s. each. PROFANE LANGUAGE. Ono offender was fined 20s.. RESISTING THE POLICE, Albert Koal charged with resisting teo police in the execution of their duty, weas ordered to pay a fine of 20sO., to be re covered b distress, in defoault to be imnprisoned in Maitland gaol for fourteen dare. From the evidence of Senior-sergeant Conway it appeared that as.the .mate of prisoner was apprehended for- using profane language onl the night of the 17th inst., prisoner became very violent, and said that the police should not take his shipmate into custodje'; Iso Inadt a quick movement with his arim 5s if to take a ladle from his pooket, when heovis appro hended. Prisoner was the ring!oader of a number of very disorderly men, who had been creating a considerable dis turbance, antd lie also w?sa vpry dufiant whlen he saw the policefo...
Accident to the S.S. Kembla. MARINE BOARD ENQUIRY. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
icc¢ideilit t toi, s.s. Kembla. MtAEINE BOARD ENQUIRY. Tael Local iMarine Board met on Wednes day last, to hold a preliminary enquiry. into thb striking df the s.a. Kemnbla, on the rocks, under Slioepherd's Hill, on thie norning of the 3rd instant, while on c •oyag from Sydney to Newdastlo. The tnombors of the Board present woc~e Captain Allan (Clhairmnan), Ciptijin Cross; Miessrs. Stokes .and.VWallace. Richard James Skinner deposed : I an nester of the s.s. Kembla, and was so on the minorning of :the 3sd'isisthnt; I hold a naster's certificate of competency, No. 4, nbantedin Sydney: I also hold a pilot:,'o ?xemptioiifroam this port, No. S; I left Sydecno y usnai trip ai t 11.35 pini oil I.e 2nd;. I left the ]?atenst Slip Wharf, nd rouonded the North Head at 12.30; weather fine, and the night clear, winid Jight froin W.; evorthing woent well, the :hi passing tlhe hdeadlaids the same dis aice off, anid at the usul 'time ; I was teorilg thle same course as I have done r months;,l Iwas...
A SEAMAN'S WORK AND WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
A SEAMAN'S WOPIK AND WAGES. WE have received a letter on thil subject, in which the oritercotroverto the statement made iu an extract fron tie "Nautisal Magazine" that the 1British tar is well paid for his aervices, and that be ,i far botter ofithan many others who have to work for their living. As to tho' work dune by Jack during the voya e,"and. for 1w0ioh he is supposoed.to be.,owell ~aidour correspondent ays thltt from the tin hb (Jack) nats offfromtlhe mooring buey at Gravesend he is at all calls, ana lis hours oten'plactically twenty-lour in the day, for which he receives about 2s. 6d.; that the work is often heavy and tiriiig ; that their quarters, in which to- obtain a ..little sleep or rilaxation when piacticable, are ao often uncom oirtable and continudi in the txtreme, even Iar tlif'lTritediiiret ii it thic a ship) cam, usually alford-the bunks being arranged in tbhr. titr , nd.in one instance within the writer's kno% ,i-lge, tat any complaint which may be made an to the ...
Newcastle Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
Newcastle Jockey Clnb. A _irOTlO of the above Olub Coonelittoo was hold last evening at the Ship Inn, Mr. Jon ninigo occupied tihe choir. I'ho minnitos of no? mooting were road and conflrmed. ''ho following ontries wore received : MmDEN PLATPE. ', frFatos' broh No riollrnl, 0' yi.. ' V. Torncr's b m+3?Iran, 8 yxs. ' y "o W; Yoooan'os blh itd loroiilto;4.o. NOyEL rACfE. ?[r "J. F.?tlos' ch Il:Rht~t~lan, 8m00 flot toboe ifold) 31.. Iteloi' hr 1I:]?iiawo .00 yso (tieo to ho soldi A ot l dris I I loot'totnn e nt t bo PRIINCE OF T WLES' STAK?F .;" +' T?ho entri?o or this oot, ot?ayingon filled up it wo dlocideod o trie~ tho ii foh, tl~~co ~aoqt lreiotanm oponbckmdWW ii unt~il ,.oodayitlho 24tlij at i p7m, Theo nloting theo torininatodl I
To the Editor of the Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
To the Editor of the Newcastle Ma oringlferafd and Miners'Advocate). . Sti,--Looking over your papor of tloe 22nd lilt., I find a par1griph of a Public School incetig. bciog .hold it tolioparscoigo of It clorgymnli ofl a certat.in. tointto!iintiot 4'or tmy nart .* , i p' tliiihk anrty uct h mcoting, being of a' iblie oliar?i toa; bliotll ho !told at clorgymotn's liousoc. 01 O coirao, if I int wrong, I stand to bo 'cairrctd. Thio incutbolit ofr?,Vicklnti Cihtl:h of Englando has latoly rddod tolis Ita tonmago ground tripioec of lcashiold, boughtl froin tr; A. Dangar, with tiae iestrictitn mtdntioned at sale, which I bolieve arato liilt it hiuoo nt It witittii 90 miany ycara, u!ry;: ?Yill hd'd6 it ? o th Clio u gtqidl of 0a8'tdittQ in oiuild be a ver y pprpriatou'placo for-a lil?blic School and anathb i *8on0 ceth!sain.ic rotlr' th. '?vinOc mont:unroly I!oe Wuld not lorlteta in giving it up; i.e,, if it), Dangar would grant it as a fraelolld or that plrposoo, \lt&lt; .1. tiwro ...
Waratah Police Court. (Before A. A. P. Tighe, Esq., P.M., and R. Turton, Esq., J.P.) WEDNESDAY, MAY 17. ASSAULT. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 May 1876
.... Wuratedll Polis.,:quoari.,-, ( eforo A. A. r. Telhs,-... p.M;.,' anmt R. Turten, Joln Gordonrivas ethargeotl 'itli nnlawfilly assaulting alnd beating one Thoms' P1'eacock,' it atnubton, ont tihe 8th inst. Plladed not guilty. 'Tlonmas P?oleoeck :doposed: -Inani a-"oa.s hniner end residue at tamlton; thle informa lion is I orrect, aid the defeidumnt novw before tile court is tile person of whom I compltlit; on last M[ond ay week, at about 12 o'clock at night, I went into defendant's public houso a Ltamltor,; the defendant spolke to ime aboatoa dht' ivoe I?id somte worls,.und then dofendant struck to, iand afterwards pusied ino over a ctsk tlht stood in tlloe Ibr, aitd struck mul several times about the head with his fist. I By defendant: Thlero are no nlmarks on my iuol; I weout intoiyouohousoeby.titside door; Swas sober, I hatd had only two glasses- of lbandygaff during the evenlng. At tlis stage of the ease Mr. C.. Rea'ilt oitered andtook charge of the case for com plainant. Cr...
COMPULSORY EDUCATION IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 May 1876
COMPULSORY EDUCATION I0 ENGLAND. -Fourteen persons (says the Pall Mall Gazettt) were summoned at, the Southwark police cour;, on the 9th leouruary,,by the London Pchbd Board, for negleoting and refosing to send theh children to sool. One 'of theo defondantsa, cripple, said he wibi a hricklayests labourer, onl about sin months ago he injured his legs so muci that ho was snable to wsek. His wife ireon out to work, and. his boy was kept at home I, help him. Mr. Benson naked hoow old the 1 i oes. 'The Sohool Board officer replied that i? was twelve years of ags', and had nsever attonosl school. He hnd frequently been seen aboot tb streets by the visitors. i Mr. Benton called ti boy and qisestioised him, when he admitted thI he had neoer beehn to sohool, and could no ti read nor writn. Mr. Ilenson Pined the dfesids ha, and 2f costs. Another man was commits to Horscmonger-lane gaol for five days. Its stated thot such perso;.nre linot Iresed usieres -q rals by Mr. Kcene, the governor, but ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 May 1876
D PER' IA.. L BXCHANGE, HUNTER.STREET, NEWCASTLE. AND EETOALF-STREET, WALLSEND, 1VfSS f. WALIO R, Begs to inform her Cnstouers anrd the general public thit alsols JUST RECEIVED, - DInECTa'O PRan 2dlAOUrAncUnn, A GENERAL ASSORTMENT " :" ? '' OF " " WINTER AND OTHER GOODS, WICIIll AREn NOW OPEN FOR INSPECTION, AND WILL no OFFERED AT A SMALL ADVANOE . ' ON THlE " . Engish Cost, A Reduction of Five per Cent. for cash on il p rohases of One Pound and upwardse. FAMILY 0I??IOURNIG, INEXPENSIVE MOURNING, as well an the Neatest Quality, nan be Supplied on the most Advantugeous Terms, by . E. WALKER, "oOOM1EROIAL EXOHANGE," Newcastle. BLACK SILKS. A GOOD BLACK SILK DRESS, of 14 "arde, wide width, for £2 Os., any lngh??nut. uatterns sent by poet free. E. WALKIER, COMMEROIAL EXCHANGE. 463 "IARLES HIEMSLEY, 390, GEORGE .STREET. . Il EVERY GENTLEMA' SHOULD BUY.:, ~OLLARS at 0. HEtiSLEY , EOAUSE : . - WHEY ARE THE NEWEST.SHAPES. I flARLES HEMSLEY, 390", GEORGE STREET. . . ] CONFECTIONERS ON FECTI ...
Savage Assault by a Chinaman. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 May 1876
Savage Assault by a Chinaitathl Aa asoount of an eotraorainarv series of assaults-one of a serious arid pirhaps fatal:nrture-by a Clinamana hashbeen reported to the policreo a nqiergburhoad of the Yen Yeao road, .rilun:bik, The. statement is. that a man named Johu n. Kennedy, of Cohuig, was loading wood about, fifty yards: fromr thre .ru, Yuan road, esoma two mirles from. Nilurbik, when he saw a Chinaman approaching him carrying an axe and saying, "I kill you, you -" Kennedy. ran towards the house of. JoLrr Butler, farmerr, and got into the house just as Butler came out at the door The Chinairan made a blow with the axe, which Butler warded off, and the latter then ran round to the back, Kennedy having shut the front dear. The Chinaran followed, and made another blow at ]urter, hut the latter closed with him and re etioed a blow on tli left shoulder from. tie handle of the axe, while the blade' made a hole in the beak of. his conat. The axe and a carving knife then fell frein the Ch...
Suliivan and Wainwright. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 May 1876
Sullivan and Wainswright. TarE public scom still to be very uneasy regarding Sullivan, so much so, in. fact that it is positively dangerous for any man 5ff. 9in. high to walk through the streets of Sandhurst carrying a leather valise and an umbrella A. great deal of excitement was created in this city on Friday afternoon by a man walking along one of the streets dressed in a black suit and " beaver" of rather auti-, quated design, and carrying an um brella and leather bag in his hand. An exited creed of about 10)0 persons soon: congregated, and the unnortunate man was followed about the town until, be-. coming really alarmed at the indignant epithets that were being hurled at him by his followers, and fearing that personal violence to hlrislcf n.ight ulti. mately ensue, he sought refugo, at the first convenient opportunity by popping unto Aldworth's tity Club E'otel The :sob erowded round the bar, and con tinued to expiess, in no measured terms, their peculiar ideas of equity and ju...