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POLICE INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. Wednesday, June 17,1868. Before H. Scott, Esq., P.M., and J. Corlette, Esq., J.P. Wages Cast. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
POLICE INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. Wednesday, June 17, 18C8. Before H. Scott, Esq., P.M., aud J. Corlette, Eaq., J.P. Wane* Case. J. and A. Brown appoarud, on summons, to answer the charge of refusing to pay the auin of £7, due to lto bert Smith. Sir. Mullen, who appeared for Iho coiuplainaut, stated that his case was closed, the adjournment beiug granted to enable tho defendant to produce witnesses. Matthew Leesaid, lie was manager of the New Lamb ton Colliery for tho defendants. Hu was aware that tliera wua a. contract for sinking a pit, between Smith, Pearrcy nnd Mills, and Mr. J. and Alexander Brown. Tho pit was to be sunk about threc-qunrters of u mile from the Now Lainbtou pit. The pit was to be sunk at the rate of 15j, a foot. Witness never made an agree ment with the men aboveuained to work for 10s. a day. The complainant and tlie other men had been paid at thu rate of 15s. a foot up till the last pay, on the 'J.°trd of May. The complainant canto to witness, in com...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. Monday, June 13th, 1868. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
SMALL DEBTS COURT. Monday, June 13th. 1808. j': Before J. Hannell, Esq., J. P., and E. Pnrnell, Esq.. J.P. ; Robert Young v. Connolly,— A claim for ,67 10s. 8.1., , for goods sold nnd delivered. No appearance of either , parties. I . ? A.F. Forbes v. V. Bird.- A claim for £1 Vis. 2d., for ? goods sold. Verdict for the plain tilf for tho amount claimed. A. F. Forhesy. E. Sinclair.— A chum for£310s. ll.Jd. Verdict for plaintiff for the amount claimed. A. F. Forbes v. Wood.— A claim for £4 14s. 3jd. for ; goods sold. Verdict for plaintiff for tho amount sued ; for. J..F, Forbes v. G. Mayo.— A claim for £2 I9s. 9d. Verdiot for plaintiff for the full amount claimed. O. Penman and Wife v. Snipe and Wife;— tin action lor ilundor, damages hoing luid at £10. Verdiot for plaintiff, £1 Is. The defendant apologised for tho ?lander. :. ,/ol'\ JEnnortlty v. George Pickup.— A claim for £2 ?? «J.Jd. No appearance of either parties. ? T. J. Alcockv. J. Audet.-A olaim for £4 12s. Id., for goodi sold ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
IMPORTANT NOTIGE. ; A ?TJ?f-WE £ K LY PAPER j ' ? '? \''Kiiw©^§'irB.'@.' ? ' ? As briefly announced in previous imicn, from the ' HOtli of the. present month, the ITetccaUtc Chrontclt will ba published THREE TIMES A WEEK ! ON Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8$ Saturdays. AVo have been induced to mnko tliii important cliango fruitt n variety of ciiiuus which it is not necessary to liiirtioutnrisc, but furomust among the number is the desiro wo feel to keep paco with. the growing importance) and sizo of tho place, especially considered in the light of a liirgo shipping Port. In Now Zealand, we notico that seaports much smaller than Newcastle havo thoir daily nowspnpor, while govern! towns not any larger than ourn can boost of two daily papers, besides one ov nioro weekly journals. In view of thoso facia, taken in conjunction with tho ugent necessity that has ofton been felt niul oxpresKeil iu rNewcastle for -\ journal pub' lishing more thuu twice n week, nnd tho sttong Jesiro there is now-u-iluy...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
GENERAL NEWS. Shbbp Statistics. — Through the kindness of Mr. J. S. Brown, scab inspector for tho districts o£ Dubbo and Canonbar, the Dubbo, DLspatuh is enabled to state that thero were on the 1st April, 750,078 sheep_ in the two districts. It is estimated that tho coming lambing will raise tho number to over 1,000,000. A Nbw .Rush, at Little River.— Payabln ground Iwb been, discovered at a plnco called Oroniu's Crook, botwenn S'rgoant's Point and Broad Gully. On Saturday last (says tho Braid ?wood Dispatch) forty claims hud been pegged out, and thero woru upwards of one hundred men at work on the ground. The sinking is from twelve to fiftean foot, wo believe, Borne- of it wot and other portions of dry sinkings. Some of the prospects obtained are reported to be exceedingly ?rood, and if the whole of the gully should prove payable a considerable extent of ground will bo opened up. The Minister for Works. — Tho Dubbo Dis jmtch Hays that tho Hon. James Byrnes, Minis ter for Works, ig ...
THE FEARFUL TRAGEDY NEAR HAR. GRAVES [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
THE FEARFUL TRAGEDY NEAR HAR //:?- GRAVES. ;? .- ' ,.r.^ . From the Mtulyu Western Pott, June 12. ? . - One of, the most horrible murders :tliat has ' occurred in the colony for soirie time' -was per petrated ufc ii place called Ironbark Flat, about eight miles froru Hargraves, on Tuesday night last. A umn mimed Itnlpli Lee, a storekeeper, resided thorp with his wife and four children, and by tins massacre (for wo 'caii Term' it rio1' thing else) the poor woman lost her husband htwI t.urn hf lior ntiiifirnn* TiVnm fllft ?fnn.fc thnh she .was absent from home at the time, the shock will prove all tiio move severe, but from the ruthless nature of the murder, there ©in be no reasonable doubt but, had the mother been presont, she would ? have, been killed by the brutal villain who has committed the out rage From the fact that Lee and his chil dren wore alonu at the house at the time, the night being unusually durk, and the evidence as to the identification of the murderer being all the ...
TELEGRAPHIC, SHIPPING. SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
TELEGRAPHIC , SHIPPING. STDNEY. Amuvals.— June 18 : Pacific (s.), from Broadsound. ? Juno 19: Florence Irving (s.), from Brisbane. DBPABTOREa.— June 18: Dandenong. (s.), for Mel . bourne ; Snxonia(s.), for'Mrayborough ; Buloluthafs.), for Kockhampton ; and Ben Lomond, ship, for London. .Juno 19 : Charlotte Andfaws, for Shanghai. . ? . -.. . MELBOURNE. J - AwnVAM.— June Mb: Northumberland, ship, for London ; City of Adelaide (b.), for Adelaide ; and Kent, ?hip, fnr London. '??'?? DkparTubbs.— June 18: Sylphide, ship, for New castle ; Bella, Harr, brig, for Sydney ; You Yanga («.),- for Sydney ; Alexandra (-.), for Sydney ; and Nightin gale, bq., for West Coast. .. . :
THE DEAD CHILD. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
THE DEAD CHILD. ' Had you ever anything to do with forg iujr, sir 1' Thin somewhat startling question was put to me by an Irish mechanic, iti the parlour of iv wayside inn, not a hundred miles from Mel bourne, into which we hud both been driven by h heavy shower. We had been -having a MMiuwlmt interesting conversation on various subjects, in which he had shown that he pos sessed, not only niuoh natural intelligence and humour, but a great deal of general, if desul tory, information. His question was, appa rently, apropos of nothing that we were talk ing of, but I replied, ' Do you mean forging on metals or on pa per r N ' Oh, I mean writing another inun'y name instead of himself.' ' Well, no,' I said, ' I can't say that I . have. But wh.ifc makes you ask the question ?'' ' Why, the fucb is, sir, something you ?were suying awhile ago reiuinded me of a serapo I got into once, and I never remember it without feeling omiisy ; aud as tho rain's still coming tlown, I'll tell you the way o...
SINGLET0N. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
S I iV Ct L E T O N. Frttm the Siniihloi) Times, June \'X A vory deplorable occurrence took placo I Goorangula, through whioh a farmer mini) Lukor lost his life, and the life of his sou d| paired of, from skinning a Bheep effected wi tho Cumberland disease. The unfortunate mi were engaged skinuing tho animal referred! whon tho poisonous carcase began to alie! through inoculation, the system of the operatoi Tho father first folt tho effects by a swelling i tho arm, which was at once sought to be reduce^ and tho son, who was assisting tho father at b work, immediately after waa seized with the sail indications of tho presence of tho virus. Tfi both afterwards became so seriously ill that tbj had to bo brought into the Singleton Benovoty Asylum. On Wednesday morning last, the futliaj, who was suffering greatly, sent lor tho Ruv. Ik Liino, and whilu tho reverend gentleman wasi tho act of praying, the sick man died. The saj who uls» apparently suffered in the same mania: and nearly to th...
SYDNEY. From the S. M. Herald. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
. . ? ; 8 Y D N K TV.' ; ..«....: Fromttce S. AT. Beruld. '?' . ; Ik:.''!.;-,''., 'y ''? '' ' '? ABMVALS. -('|1 i'^VV.;?; , ' June 15.— Prima Donna, sch., 85. from Maryborough; lfiSi--i ?','?. Alpha, soh., 82, from Maryborough via Brisbane, 29th 3*p£H''!»iU/; St. Magnus, bq., 295, from Adelaide, 6th inst.; 'i'^'i1' ' Snxonia (s.), 243, from Maryborough, 11th inst. ; Black- - M^ . Vbird (s.), 631, from Melbourne, 12th inst ; Balclutha iS/Vv:, ''(t),'272, from Rookhampton, 10th inst: tjv-'; ,? ? June 16. — Mary Elizabeth, bq., 280, from South Sea' ^f; .??Islands; Mooedon, bq., 496, from Mauritius, 28th %.*:???' V'^priL '$?;.?':. ... ?'''??. ? BEPAETOBES. «'! r. V '??' : June 15.— City of Hobart (s.), for Hobart Town ; and S '?'.? .' Graf ton (s ), for Grafton. .:'.,.-' June 16.— City of Adelaide (s.), for Melbourne: and £; ? ? . City of Brisbane (s.), for Brisbane.
OUR WEST MAITLAND LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
OUR WEST MAITLAND LETTER. As tlio week has beun vury web and thu streets have been unusually dirty, this town hus been exceedingly dull since I last wroto you. Con certs and other entertainments were tu have been held, but the weal her.' has put a damper. upon them, and they have to he postponed till ths ' skj'uy influences' become more favourable. Mrs.vEUis was to have J' discoursed snroot music'' at the School of Arts, on Tuesday evening, and some of the members of the St. Mary's Young Men's Society were also to: havu giv^u. an enter tainment 011 behalf of the Maitland Hospital. Both of theso treats havu had ttr'bb put off for tho reason assigned, but I have beenr assured that the latter ,Was positively' to take place last night, and that certain prizes which .had been left over from thu lottery were to be given away. Whether, it did really take place I have! not as yet been ablo to ascertain. ' ? . ? But wet as thu weather has been it did not prevent Messrs. Wolfe and Gorrick fro...
WEST MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
WEST MAITLAND. From the Mercury, Sons of Tesiperanoe. — The anniversary of No. 17 Division of this order, waa celebrated by a procession and soiree on Thursday last.^ Tho brethren aaaembled between one and two o'clock, and directly after the hour appointed the. pro cession started. It was preceded by Sons of Temperance brass band, tho members of which, although juvenile, gave unmistaKaoiu piooja ui their ability, underthe able tuition of Mr. Prince. The procession having passod through the princi pal streets of EastMaitland, extended their march to the West, passing tho Northumberland Hotel, making a oircuit by the Rev. D. Boyd's school, and returning to East Maitland at half-past four, where, forming a semi-oirole, three- cheers Were given for the Queen, three for the Order, aud three for the band. At six' o'clock the tea tabli was reudy with the good things provided by Mr Moore, and jto which ample justice was done bi about 300 visitors. After tho tea, 'ho commit tee appeared upon...
OUR EAST MAITLAND LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
OUR EAST MAITLAND LETTER. Sinuo my last wo have hnd' itiousaant rain, but I hope it is now over. I think it has extended pretty well up tho country, and 1 hopo that auoli is thu case, fur it is badly wantod there, while we can very wull dispense with it for tho present. Ou Wudnesday ovoniug, one of a serius of ' People's Euturtuimnonts' was aivun ut the Mechanic's Institute, and in upitu of tho incle mency of tho weather tho' hall was quite full. Tho uutortaiumunt, whiclu was vdry creditably got up and conducted, consisted of songs, rociU tions, nmliinstrumontiil music, thu wholo of the porforiuurs buing uumtuiirs. Mich pniiao is duo to Mr. M'Kay for his oxurtionsj on buhalf of tho institute. That gontlemnii originated thuso en tertainments .solely for the.ptjrppso of assisting to ruiao tho sum of £100, to ontitlu thu commit tuo to thu Government endowment of an addi tional £100. The prices of admission havo beuii wisely fixed ut a lmv liyuro^Od. and 3d.), and in consequence thu hal...
MELBOURNE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
MELBOURNE. ABMVALS. -' f, June 13.— Alexandra (s,). from Adelaide. ~ 'June 14'.— Gottonburg (s.), from Hokitika. June 15.— Derwon (s.), from Lauuceston; Southland - («.),- from Hokitika ; and Edith Smith,' from Mauritius. DEPARTURES. June lg.— Funny, for Newcastle 'x June 14. — Leonidos, for Greymouth. June 15. — Onward, City of Melbourne (s.), and.Clau ; Hamilton (?.), for Sydney ; and Ann Melhuish, Spring bok, and. Greyhound, for Newcastle. ,x. - The barque Bella Mary, which took the ground to the N.E. of the Swan spit on tho JOth inst., was got off the same evening by tho assistance of the steam tug Sophia and tho .Government steamer Pharos. Tho barque is from Newcastle, New South Wales, with a cargo of coals for J. Paterson. — Argiu. June 12.
HEAVY SHOCK OF AN EARTHQUAKE IN THE HUNTER RIVER DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
HEA.VY SHOCK OF AN EARTHQUAKE IS THE HUNTER RIVER DISTRICT. A large majority of tho inhabitants of New castle and the surrounding district were greatly startled, and in many instanced much ulnrmed, at midnight, on Thursday last, by feeling what was in most instances, immediately recognised as the shock of an eaitluiuuko. Aocounts re ceived from correspondents, and by the electric ?wire yesterday, go tov6how that the shock was felt over a'' somewhat?-: extensive — we do not say unusually extensive, — area, towns nnd villages as far apart as Murnmmdi and ?Windsor having experienced tho disagreeable sensation. , With the exception, however, of what information our correspi indents may supply us with, wo shall confine our own re marks chiefly to the,. phenomenon as observed in Newcastle. The shock, as we have said, occurred ubont.nndnight — it may have been a few minutesjbefore, or a 'few minutes after the ' witching/tiino of night,' but the almost unanimous testimony of the townspeople...
QUEENSCLIFFE. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
QCE EN8CLIFPE. ABBIVALS. June 15.— Anne and Jane, bq., and Sarah and Mary, sch., from Newcastle. June 16.— Chanticleer, brig, and Kialto, bq., from Newcastle. DEPARTURES. ' June 15. — Briton, bq., and Ann Melbuish, bq., for Newcastle. June 10. — Lyttleton, ship, and Jacobus, bq., for New castle.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
'?J The'PBOPOSED iNCOnPORATIOJJ OF THE SUBUItBAN District. — The \ynllsend and Lambton roads commit tee, held a meeting nt Rouse's hotel on Wednesday evbriing'last, to make arrangements in connection with th« adjourned public meetiug to discuss the propriety of the' Buburban distriots being formed into a'municipal district for the purpose of putting the roads in a good state, of repair, There were' present — Messrs. Ingall, Taylor, Knight,-Asha Adam, Hopper, and- Paine. Mr. Knight was voted to tne onair. TUo report ot tlie pre vious meeting of the committee, together with Mr. Whyto's report, was first read, after which the com mittee proceeded to examine the plan of the proposed new lino of road as laid out and surveyed by Mr. Whyte. Mr. Hopper then handed in his resignation as secretary on account of business preventing him from attending properly to the duties. On'' the motion of Mr. Paine, seconded, by Mr. Ingall, Mr. Dulling was appointed permanent secretary to the committee, th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
HUNTER RIVER, NEW STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. STEAMjtO SYDNEY. The 3£ORPETH$45aptain Bui/T TUESDAY and ?fR/DAY Mornfe/sT Th« CITY OF NSfWCASTLE,C!a£tam Summerbell, WEDNESDAY and SATURDAY Mornings. GEORGE TULLY & CO., Agents. Hunter River Now Steam Navigation Co. FROM THIS D/Cm, RETURN l'lCKETS will 1/b issued, available for ono week, ' to passengers by any of llio H.R.N.S.N. Company's first-olass steamers, at the following rates :— . Salaon -...-.--.. 25b. Steerage ? - 15s. GEORGE TULLY & CO. Newcastle, Fob. 10, 18G8. 415 Notice to Shippers to and from the Hunter . ; . ? .', ; ' . AND MELBOURNE. ANY Gnods Shipped by this Company's Steamships, to be forwarded to Melbourne, will bo delivered to tlio J YOU YAl&fmyit.WtfENONG ot tho adjoining Wjfnrf, /itlfout any charge for re moval, and goods horn, Melbourne will be receivod in like manner. - F. J. THOMAS, Manager. Offices— Foot of Market-street, 30th March, 13118. ? 700 PUBLIC NOTICE. S T E A M T~O W A G E. NEWCA...
VESSELS IN PORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
. :-ij,. VESSELS 1ST PORT. Sea King, ship, 1072, loading Co-operativo Co.'s coal' 'lorQpitra;' -' ' \ Indus; bq., 407, loading A. A. Co.'scoal for Otago. ' ' \ Lorenzo Sabino, bq., 251), loa ling for Auokland. lOmego, bq., 404, loading Lambton coal for Otago. , ^Hoogly, French bq., 402, loading Waratah coal for Hongkong. . , : r , ? ? Hebe, brig, 170, loading Lambton coal for Nelson. . Balrancarra, bq. . 377. loading Wallsend ooal for Java. -., Jane Boll, brig. Id, loading A. A. Co.'s coal for China. -Jane, brig, 160, loading A, A. Co.'s conl for Hoburt Lady Alicia, brig, 180, disoharginf; ballast. . ? O. F. Stokes & Co., Agents. Viola, ship, 1134, loading A. A. Co.'s coal for Ran. England, ship, 853, loading Minmi coal for Shanghai. vPak Wnu, ship, 795, loading Minmi conl for Shanghai. 1 Lady Dufferin, ship, 955, loading Wallacnd coal for San Francisco. 1 Ornate, ship,; 739. discharging ballast. ' W. H, Hasledon, 894. discharging ballast: ? ' . Stranger, sch., 221, discharg...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS. JUNE 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
SHIPPING! INTELLIGENCE. PO£T OF NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS. JUNH 19. Hercule., ich., 139, Walker, from Nelson, 29th nit. Ctptain, agent. Jonk 17.' Dandonong (s.), M'Gmth, from Molbourne via Sydney. W. H. Whyte, agent. . Blackbird (s.s.), 531, SaweU, from Melbourne via Sydney, with 100 csucb brandy, and sundries. B. B. Wallace, agent. - ? ... Ballina(a.), 200, Creer, from Sydney. W. K. Looh head, agent. '-? *?. Graf ton (s.), 213, Creer, from Sydney. W. K. Loch bead, ng Anno.bq., 144, Brazil, from Kelson, 31st ult. Fu ?engen — t. It. H. Grierson, agent. Ornate, ship, 730, March, from Adelaide; 4th- inst. E. B. Wallace, agent. ? . W. H. Hoseldon, ship, 897, Roso, from Melbourne, 11th inst. JR. B. Wallace, agent. :-. Jone 18. Frowning Beauty, bq., 365, Bozea, from Wellington, 3rd inst. C. Robertson, agent. Jane, hrig, 16G, Johnston, from Taranald, 1st inst. O. F. Stokes and Co., agents. Junb 19. ♦ Lady Alicia, brig, 182, Pendleston, for New Caledonia, 5th inst. C. F. Stokes and Co., agents. S...
TOMAGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
TOMAGO. Tomago has been pretty quiet for the last fow days — the placo having coolud down from tho fuvei-iah excito'meJ1* tho attempt to shoot Miss Gordou caused. I was present during tho hear ing of the Tomago shooting-case at the Raymond Terrace Police Court, but as your Raymond Terrace correspondent took, down the evidence given in that case and sent you a report of the auiDtyl ,will not intrude. The case tor the pro secution was conducted by Mr. Inspector Har rison, and I may remark, tnut it is well that so experienced and clever an oilicor as Mr. Harrison did take the caso iiv hand. In tho report given of that case, .1 notice one or two slight errors — they may be typographical errors. Tho niuno Frayor, as in that report, Bhould be Fraser, aud the name H. Morris, should be J. Morris. Tho latest and only event of importance that has taken place in Tomago is the accouchment of Mrs. George Pepper. 1 suppose you, Nowcas tlers, will laugh at such news us this ; such an event is noth...