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SHOCKING BAILWAY ACCIDENT AT SHREWSBURY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 July 1874
SI~IOCKIfNG BALEWAlY ACCIDENT AT SHRS WSBURtY. O\ Satu~ny morning a very serions accident occnrced on the Sbhrewsbury and Hereford Railway, about seven miles from Slhresbury, and within a few hundred yards of the place where "the cala'nitous accident known asthe Condover Accident took place twelve moutlhs ulg. In t?heo present case a London and Ndrth WVeaterrn goods train on thel up line passed Dorringolto statiol between two and' three o'clock, anitanfer travelling about a mile past thle stationl one of thile waggons left the rails. Inlformlation of this was sent to Shrewsbury, ad a break-down gang was dispatchld to put mlatters straight. An engine, with crane van and tool vanl, auld about fou:te'en men, .started shortly after -four o'clock, and proceeded ivilthout any:.mishlap to Condover station, where ,signals were . down, but tile caution fla?g flying, tle- engine driver in consequllncee slackened speed, but hlavilg passed the station, proceeded at the ordinary r"ate for about-...
THE CLEVELAND IRONSTONE MINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 July 1874
TL1E ,CLEVELtAND , IROSTONE ONTue.sday, at Salthuri-by-the -ea, a special meeting 6f the Coulncil 'of thie Clivelanud Ir611 stoine Mill'?rs' Association was, isell -in their 'flicei;, R?lay St reet,. Jor the plrpli.ei, of'cn sidleiing th1 notices of reduction of.wages. After' a deal of discussion, llme folhowing. ;h?'6ltiiofi was. adopted :-" That • having disciussed a spelcial Council maeeting the luestionspft a general reduction of 2d. per ton on stone getters and 12" pier' cent. on all classes of labour claiued by the employers off oanr wage., amhud having faijie to lind suflcient evidence tol.oprn-thlm.a tlheo can with-justice pelaim such at ollhnatuls, we dIeelm it; desireible to ask aoin n iiiitetcrview with themn oni thie earliesa opportunity, fir timhe purpose ol:dis uessing tlmu whole qclue:stion, nd ehlicitiag fom. th'em the reason lwhy they makle such-a claint." .
MISCELLANEA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 July 1874
MISCELLANEA. On Saturday, a great. demonstration in favour of the direct representation of labour in the House of Commons, was held in Rock dalo.-Mir. Macdonald, M. P. who was present and took part in the proceedings, said, in re feirence to his acccptinlg of a seat in the Royal Conmision to enquire into the laws affecting labour, there was nothingin what he had done of which he was ashamed-there was nothing in it of trickery or treachery-there was nothing in it to prevent him looking his fellow,?men in the face and saying that he accepted the seat for their, best interests. (Hear, hear.) His feeling was'that the Royal Commission 'was necessary. When he wnas asked to accept the appointment hd was told that the Secretary of Stato had already gone to WViudsor, and another name would be sub stituted for his if he would consent. Hle con sidered his very long ,experience (and he ventured to say tlhat inside the House of Com mons there was none who had had the ex perience that he had), an...
WOLFE'S AROMATIC SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 July 1874
1 OLFE'S AROMATIC SCHIEDAM 4.6 CJ1NAPPS. (From 1th A' l,,errican C'o ?u?erciel Tilmes.) Fol miore than a quarter of a century the above named article has maintained a position of proniuent commercial importanceo and its coisulnption is literabliy universal." There-is not a country upon the face of the globe wherein it is not kiown andappreciuted, and thile dentisid increases with the lapse of each succeeding year. The, tinme has' lung since pdssed when dealers re quired any informatiou as to thie hlmaracteristics of \Volfu's Aromatic Schledam Schnapps, a:id it is everywhere recognised as n staple io0mmodity, indispens abloe'ih the stock of every druggist and dealer in fine liqmci?. M.Suclh exceptional popularity affords con dllisive evidence of intrinsic merit of no ordi nary description. During the time that this article has been before the public, efforts in unuerrable himve been unade to ri''atlits success, but in eovery instance tle attempt has resulted in failnre. The Schnapps ...
(To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
('To thl 1,1//or'if Ic t l,;lieru' ' Arocule.) 1)CAU Sr,--At a conmmittfen meetilng of the Waratah miniers, held on ~\eldnusday eveiiung last, a resolution was m .sedl nutho rilinilig mec to request the you woiuld lpublish thie enclosed IcLters on tite illuject olf turnkeepiig, vwhich I Ihanve now muchl pleasure in diloilng, especially after your two able leaders onl the uiljecct ireccily.i :.. 11 1 .L am1,sir, yours truly, • THO.IAS ,IOHjNSOIN , ctcretary W?aratihh N.iners. To Mr. Chlarles FTarpern, )IhAR Sin,--]. in instriCted, by t.he committee of thie \Waratahl milers, to ollnviy to you their very best tlhnks ior the Lfficienlt maullier uiw hich you rov1-e eariled 'out the tnurlkeekiiig,l in various head-I ingi ulnder yol' 'contilClt . The conmmnittee are fully :iwure of the dillicult.i esyou have to contend withl in carrying out this grnd ystem of 111fair play, ind they hope thant y3 2 1w zstill fontinue to calrry it oul in the ·tne imlpartialn spiri t ;?s you have done hitiert...
(To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
S a -l a oticifestti of ltly Sth a lottart signed V\. 1. I 1?~titss, .auld p urpor'tillng to ,lo nan exlilamntion from '~ t a??ntomall i reforoucollo to lilt ronsons for soloctlgi, lo Nceanstleo c'lckioethl tild' for shiootinig a pigeon match. Iam, howoycr, rltheor |tublous thart WV i,8lichardsoti's real reason for aiddrersalug you wn SZ'irotb fi"floct upon my clin ractcr,-?ln that tI ia:blowhard and bounce, who Was al tys blowltgjpuy own hoin, I amrphatically IPdly'tliitt; 'l'ovor ehl]ubu??d,?r,:i\V\' B, "]iehnrdsdr], lther in" his hearintg.-ur'?qpy-bl tea¢'~o I antl Y '11155 further stab', for, his in'fosmatlosb that. in th o tlirot pigeon maltcihs 1 hrove sif?fTi ? ylavb o, t ,l i oha rl engloe ?. jI" wasa?insay' tio?aflb g1 1 a.ovesy Occasion. ·-IsTr;! VV. I 1h:Zi6niltta4soni ari~ ohaanqdv thalnt I hltve 1ehicvcd 4n.?nsn it? l go notr towards him." I would suggest to Mr. ,l'R ';thai advisability of ta little solf -exatination'isit6 :hlsben. conduct, and try amti gt?,tit,.ghft; t...
WALLSEND SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
WAI1.sla)D 5(001 01' ATLIs, I'The debate at the chool. of Art s on 01Cdnlesd:ay etening u|pon the suthject ".I's war utnder 'anPy: Sitr' etanstaneas justiliahlle,' reosultedl, after the opening speech of ,r. bl., and ri few remarks front other speakers, in the resignation of thb ministry upon n meltion of Mr. W. that the sulject in quusriulot was not a dubatahle oe. \lr. \V.'s motiont,.untder thu Ilisllnomer of anll atullentlnment, nlldl carriedl b.y a marn jerity, was contsideru d by the warryl (weary) ? mheintry as at vote of want of collfdlleo . I bJoughl It be ttldelniablo that tlie optinor of the delbate full ilporb cf nulgelnllct, andLI gave thi d.ebate a hiistorlbll uoltl; lhiin doi'ght to hare bee' a "aed oaithLh broidi prihiciples of htumimitLy, aed plilotn(itsy, l,1d the I akers :n l.oplastioi coml;littel "le 6rro'rs'onff6 lowing that stream of argumeot, and ill that waty anihilated the debato. I t does "mitis lo a ? eid Voinii for the debating elans "to lot such imn?dstci...
VALUE OF LAND AT GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
?TALU,?I OFi, LAND AT 1IETA. To show tilhe inerllc~ing irln'tunce of thie townllship of Glrta, lll l thte 'nelo o: ]luId jIelo, wV uIriay UIme tion thatt mLies.?r.irker lihnd 'pri:'ke cold two quartller-llcre allotment.i, ct i:nlicy's hlotel, liist MIaitinid, on Tue'Istday li t, for ,lr. ,loi WVriht, for £113;,-onle bringing, £111, and the other YS?, the htlater ",;as IbgtllhL by' Mrh'. G1hallyJ ut,, Greta. At the (Jnv L?inltlI ]?l1d -ale, ahiuiiL fivl' youlir a Mr. \'irighllt boulght Llchul l rlotlucIlls I. t;le IllPut price of ilbout J '0.
Banking Facilities for the Colliery Townships. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
Banking Facilltles for tae Colllery - Townships. Wie lhive much pleasure in directing atten -tion to an advertisement in another column announcing the opening,on Monday next, of bIranches of the Australian Joint Stock Bank for the transaction of all ur el bank in' business in the townships of Wallsend and Lambton. We hail with plc:isure this step as a fiurther sign of progrees in the district, and as a-boon which we believe will be highly appreciated by the business .portion' of the community and minelrs *generally. We have on several uccasions ' ointed out the graout necessity. for a ,a'ings' Baunk being established at VWalsend :and the other colliery townships, but thilnk :the present movement willprove even more beneficial and convenieit, and we must cer tainly thank the manager of the Newcastle branch (Mr. Mancdermott) for his thought ihlness in deciding to thus accommodate the .trowing wants of the inhabitants generally. As a proof that the directors and Manager otf the Bank ar...
NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL AT NORTH WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
NRW rtUtt.IIC SCItOot AT NOTI W.'l|l 'ATAU.' ty :nl advcrtisemntolt in another colotnn it will he :.en that it is intentdedt to It tile foueioltion stoue of the new\ piublic sciol,t tl North \Vatnrtah, oni Fritday iext, 24 thl inntli nt. The whole if the ilinabi tonts of tire district. halve bieel invitedll to attetd Un tihe occtsion. A lulnchconl is to be )ri,vitled, tllnt to make the nilairs thoroughly festive the servl'icUs of the splendid L.tLrulioii JlUn:l hlve einli sLcLlcredl for the oitlesion..-' ' he iiiet fotl' t'he contitr'y (J. lhni. nlel, Esq.), i3 to jiriforim the ceremony of lIying the stone at tlire p).in.
Bridges for Harris and Davis Creeks. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
Bridges for Ha;?rris and Davis Creeks. TII??x Mayor of TVallsend has kindly sent us the following letters for publication, received by him fronm Mr. Hannell, M.I .A., respect ing tile erection of bridges over the rrek at Mr. Harris's, Voallsend, and over the creek fronting Mr. Davis's, Plattsburg: Newcastle, 15th July, 1874. DE.An Sr,--I beg to forward herewith a letter rece:ved by me from the Roads Birunch of the Public Works Department in reply to my applica tion for bridges over Harris and Davis Creeks. As m" application for the erection of the bridges allu·led to was long anticedent to the incorporation of \VWallscnd, itseems to me unfair, when the neces sity for the:r construction is not denied, to east the burden of providing the necessary accnnmmodatiotl for the whole of the travelling putlic residing in the extensive district outside the boundaries of your bIrough entirely on municipal funds. I would therefore take the liberty of recommcnd ing that your Council shoul openc u...
THE PLATTSBURG NEW PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
WVti regif.t toI snyS hint11 tibis l~iuliliii iii bIil pron icrcdodW wiii vrirv ci Isrl. ¶jbul tunojier·'s r~csdciicu is: nutilly eoiplllcctcl, bowo-iu'.tl al Is iul~l i iiitaiiLO of thuL djilfiiCiiiiY rit Siii ecu~1~l iilC) (·II11CtCr·I5 wO~lbig For h;ovel ininilt miiiv to JIboue, wre mnight oi1,ls ion iit ln.'iI z~. WiUIbi. thin coiltesurtor, Iloss only v.CeeiVrdl liii jiiil 1ev suiia oF £l2.;,se\·iLeitn0 itO I 05 310c olihig~cii to bIv ou t uivei £000~O. Witen lit is einlsii~ rlcuh Llint 01t i. 'Viiic~t Ilis to PaLY ie Iiigiiost~ Cute( ,f wegud, for lab~our, arll onust i Idtilt tliirt it is ii seiioitrlotsr sbaniol thbuit Ile should be~ kept, out of tir iiid~ney in this ~unwisrr1inttibl nionlr lc· t 'e
Trustees For Public Roads. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
T'rustees Fo~iPublic Roads. TIE following leutters have kindly been for wvrded to its frruinsertiol by .Jauies 'lannell, Eclsq., M.L.A., respecting tile appllointoment of trustees for localfblic works : Department of toadis andl. Bridges, Sydney, Junae 9tb, 1874. Sr,-I amnt instrnctcd to inform yon that, in accordalnce with your rei ommndatt.ion. of the 3rd of April and tile 28th ultimo, the Honorable thie secretalry for Public Works has approvedl of the parties named as trustees for thie expenditure of tihe sum of £182, for the repair of tite road \Vallsend to Cooranblnng, viz.:--WVallsend to Trialba Oreek £ 0, ML?car.. D. Cherry, WV. Humpriee, and Winm. Kettle; Trialha Creek to near Coornnbong £122, MIesrs. T. A. Holy, P. O'Lceary, J.ames Langley, and James Wa?nlmsley ; and that tile Under Secretaly for Finance and Trade has been requested to cause the money to be placed to the credit of those parties, in the Banik of New South WVales, accordingly. I have the honor to be, Sir, you...
ROAD BETWEEN WALLSEND AND DARK CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
JtOAD DICI-TWV.EIGN WtAILSai,'¢D AND D.AII.C CRJI:ICKo Vc inltice tlhat pile drivin:- operationl are going ol. at Rine GuI oa ' U.lint Creek, betuLniten \\aSllsntd mtd Ilark Creek, an thLt itelof thie tnewr roatd. Since our last .partigrpult o i thi i. tlibje?t, alot imauch pro greoss Iltt bcnt icc iitln, nrail notlhing tturther hat been ldone in tile way of cl?rtrilig. Albout; six or sevenl piles thave heen drliven for t ie t proposed btitdge ct?aosingt thie cite:k., :tad ilns that thi: wtrthier ap?perns tn have Ibrokel-tlp at little it is to be htIieUdI the work will be pushed on.
Priesthood in America. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
Priesthood in America. ON Tuesdny eveninsT a very interesting lecture on the a.~ove subject was delivered in the Particular Baptist Church, Wallnend, by the Res. D.. Allen, of Sydney, who purposes de liverillg a course of lectures in Lambton and Newcastlo, before returlning hornme. Tile Mayor of Wallsend was advertised to preside, but was detained on business. There was a respectable and very attentive audience, buit owing to the unrifavourble state of the weather, and dangerous statr of. the roada there was not'so nasineroils an attendance as otherwise wonld hlive beeln. Tile Rev. lectunrei onil rising wa warmly greeted by the al(ience. Thle poli., of the clihurch of itonae 4n the conitineti and ill America was 'dwelt u?:n at some length. Tihe condition of Spain °and tlhe fierce conflict ex ruegienced in* her midst were l~qcluntly re viLwed. The designs of the chnurcwh nd dis elosules in coinectiou with her, rpeculiar.?uti ltutions established in America &o., were ably brou...
COLLISION ON THE LINE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
COLt.l?IuO 0J TI'I"It i?,it. One evtenin.,z lhji wcIc . ii hefg dvly clark antid drizzlingl i f'in lling, at tile tim e i c:ollision took phILce oni tle W\'alltieid line, icitarly nlcle.it' MII : Il?llrriH' hotel, lItwe en twit -not tr'irei--imiell. It seems llcthey w e ' w suli?l g very smnertly culi:ng, in "lp posite. dirteCtiols, with their heads down, mcd nlIt lleadinlg uany flig bu t thle rin. wv.hni th"ey cIIse with gre:at vitlnce e-ningls culh othler, the I',lce of the tollision being o ligreat th?t? ey were thL.rowII violeictly backward, iced haiive mincCc been laid op with their i' headt tnccdaged andit unable to work.
Miner's Meetings. Waratah Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
. ? irane'. 1 heetin. lYaratalh Minersi. Ti? Colliery Committee held their usual fortuiightl n meeting at MIr. D. JTenk4uis's on \Wedncsday night last, 15th inst. Mlr. P. Grant.in the chair. 'ThIe minutes of last meeting read and confirmed. (Copy of letter read which had been scet. to Mr. Inrlpur., conveyiing to him tihethalunks of the con inittee for thle eflicient manner in wli~ih hle hadil carried out the system of the turn-keeling, also a reply to the, same. Proposed and seconded "That both letters he sent to the Miners' Advocate tfor publica tion."-Carricd. ''The sum of £7 6s. 8d. was'then paid to members of the Accideft'Lf'fiud. The following gentlemen were appointed to act is sick visitors for the Accidient l'und :--Lambton, Ir. T. Anderson Warau t:i, Ir. Jiio. \Villiazms; Dark Creek, Mr. l-lenrT Young. The sum of ~6 3s. 0d. was then paid to the check-w eighmaan, antd £. 2s. to the pick boy. A. complaint was then made against' Joseph Phil pin anid Edward Davis, for wheeling t...
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. VESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 18 July 1874
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING; VESSELS LOADING AND' T'O LOAD. Wild Wave, brig, 194, Wilson Bauda, barque, esing. 482 ; loading Lambton City of Glasgow, ship, 11685, Black; to load Walls end Alexandra, ship, 898, Ellis; loading New Lambton Ellsworth, American barque, 858, Wass; loading New Lambton Camille, barque, 365, Stafford; loading Lambton Hengiat, ship, 1091, Browne; to load Lambton Chrysomene, ship, 1788, BLrowning ; to load Walls end ." Amie; A-crio bi-iue,"628, Fake; to load Walls 'end V4?l.L- -( - .. . River L?une,.ship, 1126, Williams ; to load Wallsend Lady Cairns, shilp, 1201, Davis; to load New Lamb "ton . " ' Cnlzean, ship, 1572, Pirnie ;. to load Vallseond Dorette, ship, 848, Ayles; to load New Lambton Meanubr. barque, 377, Parker loading WVallsceud British Peer, sbip, .1230, Savage; to- load New Lambtonn: Heversham, barrque, 464, Yule; to load Co;opera tive Charlotte Andrews, barque, 365, Place; to load " New Lambton Durham, ship, 998, Sexton ; to load Lambton ! Malacca, French...