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SALES, MEETINGS, AND AMUSEMENTS. This Day. June 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
SALES, MEETINGS, AND AMUSEMENTS. This Day. June 20. Sale of miBCollaueous. goods, at the Market 'Wharf Auction Kooins,\by Mr. J.O.lJoriariua, nt ton o'clock, 1\'\SONDAY,\J'DNE-21. „ Open-air Divine Service, on tho Cliff, nt four o'clock p.m., by the Rev. J. A. Nolan. Anniversary Sermons in the Primitive Methodint Church, Minmi, at eleven p.m., and half-past two and six p.m. Monday, Jone 22. . . Public meeting in the Court-house, at seven p.m. ' ? ,-,y .'? ? . TapsDAf; 'JusE 23. „. ' ' Dramatic* entertainment .in 'the City-Hall, at half.past seven p.m. . ...''. , ?.:? ... ;. ;Wedsk8dax; Jone 20, .. . '. J Panorama, at the City Hall. . ?
WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
WALLSEND. Horse-racinq. — On the dame day that the race between Little Dick and Touch-ino-nat took piuco, another nice, which created much interest, came oil'. It was for a saddle valued at £3 10s. Five horses started, and after a good race uame in as follows :— Mr, Harris's Sly Boots 1, Mr. Lister's Little Dick 2, Mr. Lister's Bay 3, Mr. Macpherson's Devina 4, and Mr. Harvery'x Con cert 5. The Weathbr. — We had a whole day's soaking raiu on Monday last.
WALLALONG (HINTON). [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
WALLALONG (HINTON). : An esteemed correspondent, under date the 18th instmt, aays : — ' It has been raining heavi ly here for the last few days, and people are afraid of a flood; but 1 hope such a calamity will not overtake us this year, as we have al ready suffered serinua loss from such viaitationa. ? An old and highly respected resident of -this locality (Mr. Roderck McDonald),hus been dan gerously ill of lato, but I araihappy to say ho is now recovering.— We are alL.,deIighted with the Chronicle; it is really an excellent1 'paper.'
RAYMOND TERRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
RAYMOND TERRACE. The rains with which we have lately been fa voured havo greatly improvod the growing crops. At Miller's Forest, Nelson's Plains, Sealiam, tho Holbw Tree, and Tomago, the wheat and lu cerne look remarkably well. I scarcely ever re member seeing tho district in so luxuriant a state at this timo of the year as it is at present. Should tho remainder of the season turn out favourably, excellent crops may be expected. Tho farmers havo had many adversities ts contend with dur ing the past two orthreo years, but from present aspect of affairs there is a prospect of thoir meet ing with success ere long, at least to some extent. Those who havo lost their all by floods, will, however, bo suflorers for some time to como ; it will take them two or three years' prosperity to recover themselves. There is a profusion of ve getables in tho district, and also up the Williams. I have never seen finer cabbages and carrots than thoso recently sent to tho Newcastle Markets. Wo are rapidl...
[?]COAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
- -. i coal; Notwithstanding the unfavourable state of the wea ther tho exports of coal have been in excess of those of lost week, the quantity shipped being 17,636 tons. Tho following is a detailed return of the exports : — To Syd ney 4119 tons, Melbourne 7125, Adelaide 729, Geeloni? 292, Java 229, Fooohow 250, Otago 514, Honskong 940, Batavia 300, Dunedin 614, Lyttleton ' 589, Wellington 1133, Nolson 271j'^and' to steamers and home consump tion, 701. \\ ? ~' EXPORT of Coal from the Companies' Official Returns ifor the -week ending 12th June, 1808 :— Sydney ? 305 : 146 Wl490 918 501 27 442 Melbourae... 1744 ... 288 ... 2372 2415 306 ... Adolnido ... ? 729 ? Wallaroo ... ' ... ? ? Geclong ? 292 ? Java ? 229 ? ... Fooohow ? 250 ? ? ' ... Otago ? 614 ... ? ' ? - ... Hongkong ? ' ... ' ..V. ..'. ? 940 ... Batavia ? O, 300 ... ? Dunedin. ? ? ... ;..? 014 ? Lyttloton ? ? 589 Wellington ... ? 522 611 ? Nelson ;..... ... \ ? ... 271 ? S. Franoisao. ... ' ;.. ..'. ... )..- ? H.' Town£... -....
COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE. FREIGHTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
COMMERCIAL 'INTELLIGENCE. FREIGHTS. There is a good demand for tonnagt, for foreign ports, at the following rates :— Shanghai, 48s 6d .. Yokohama, 48s Hongkong, 36s ' ''-v Auckland, 18s Foo Chow, 35s ?'. . .^Wellington, 20s Ningpo, 40s l ' '?'. Wangauui, 25s Cheefoo, 25s ' Nelson, 19s Calcutta, 25s Port Cooper, 23s Bombay, 30s Port Napier, 25s Gallo, 27s Hokitika, 35s Coconadah, 23s Otago. 21s Rangoon, 12s (id Mnnukau, 22s Saigon, 21s . c .' -, v Adelaide, 17s San Francisco, 32* ' '. Wullaroo, 19s Singapore, 27s \ S '??. ' Brisbane, 14s Manila. 20s '\ Now Caledonia, 20s - Java, 23s ? Sydney, 5s Mauritius, 25s Melbourne, 15s Opara, 25s . , Hobson'x Bay, 14s 6d Panama, 35s , . *v t\
MAITLAND MARKETS. (Corrected up to Yesterday.) [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
? MAITLAND MARKETS. (Corrected up to Yesterday.) Tho weather has beon so rainy in Maitlund the last week that we' have had but few drays loading for the country, but.expeot shortly to have a large number pass ing through'the town. .' '' Flouiu— Maitland Mills, £2-1 to £25, in demand country parcols have advanced from £20 to £22. . Pollard, 6s 6d (bags given in.) Bran, 5s to 5s Od. ,. Colonial Produce.— Tallow (beef), £29 to £32. mutton, £32 to £34. Hides, very heavy, from 16s to 18s ; light, 5s Od to 10a ; mediums. 10s to 15s each. Leather (harness), Is to Is 4d V IB ; kip, Is 6d to 2a ; solo, lOd to Is 2d ; calfskins (colonial), 3s to 5s. ; bag leathor, 13s to 14s Od, scarce. Huy, oaten, £3 to £4 ; lu cerne, £2 15s to £3 \? ton. Maize, 2a Id to 2s 3d V bushel, likely to maintain price, tho wet weather retard ing the ripening of late crops. Potatoes, £3 to £4 V ton. Bacon and oheeso, no demand. Onions. 9s to 111. ButUr, 9d to.10 V V-. Eggs, lOd to lid. ^ doun. Poultht.— Fowli, Is 9d...
NEWCASTLE MARKETS. (Corrected up to Yesterday.) [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
'?:??? NEWCASTLE MARKETS. (Corrected' up to Yesterday. ) Owing to the inclemency of the weather business bos beon somewhat dull during tho week. Few wholesale orders of any magnitude have been oxocuted, whilst the retail trade has been unusually slaok. Wero the weatbpr to. clear up and remain permanently propitious the pre sent temporary stagnation would, of course, be super ceded by a healthy commercial re-action. The flour market is not bo firm as it has been during tue previous ioruugni, owing, is is oeneveu to an anuci Sated ohange in prices. Stocks are sufficient for present emand, but in. all probability there will be a decrease of Bupply ere long, unless fresh importations arrive from South America and the adjoining colonies. Maize is in fair request, but the stocks tro low. Holders of this cereal on tho Hunter, tho Paterson, and the Williams are disinclined to sell at lowor figures than 2s6dto2a9d. Tho fruit market is bare in consequence of there not being any impartitions f...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
H.M.S. Virago was seen on Friday afternoon, when 190 miles from Breaksea Island. She was in the course of the Alexandra, and in tko haze was mistaken for that vessel. She reached tho Souud next morning for sup plies, having been fourteen days out from Hobart Town, for Swan River, with two companies of H. M. 14th Regiment. She had fallen in\with BOvere weather, and had lost her top-gallant masts and yards and jibboom, and sprung her foretopmast. She obtained 200 tons coal from tha P. and O. Company, and proceeded on her voyage on Tuesday, the 2nd inst — S.A. Begitter, June8
SABBATH DESECRATION AT THE PATERSON. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
SABBATH DE.SKCUATION AT THE PATERSON. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. Sir — Tho disclosures made in lust Wednesday's Chron icle, by your Putarson correspondent, in reference to tho various acts of Sabbath desecration committed at that township, are certainly apulliug — nay, revolting in the extreme. I urn not onu of those impulsive and capricious beings who are either on the i/iii viee for imaginary grievances, or who is fond of dabbling in real ones, unless a sense of duty obligates me to do so. Nor am I, at any time, disposed to propagate reports that cay bo con sidered prejmlici.il to my neighbour — tho golden rule laid down ill Matthew VII. 12. bv Him who 'snoke as never mnn spnko,' being, I trust, my motto. There is, however, ' n time for everything,' as the wise man says, and 1 think the time has now fully arrived for such as havo the spiritual and temporal welfare of the commu nity at heart, to speak out, and, if necessary, to reprovo sharply thoso who eithwr positi...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. To the. Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. In your shipping report you give tho names of tho ships loading for the various companies, but I notice thut those loading for the WulUcnd Company are omitted. ? Being iiiti'iostud, and desirous of obtaining tho public information, I call your attention to tho matter in hopes it may bo remedied. I am, yours, &o., A SUBSCRIBER. Sydney, June Hi, 1801. [We aro at a loss to understand what our eorrcspon ilunf mentis. Tlio I'lMiorta of vessels in uorfc arosumdied by the shipping agents, and not by the coal companies, If, therefore, 'A Subscriber' lias failed to notice the names of vessel* loading with Wnllsend coal, we pre sume the explanation is simply this— that there were no vessels loading with thut co.il. If our correspondent can suggest any plan by which our shipping news can ha made more interesting than at present, we shall only be too hapiiy nnd too ready to adopt his suggestions.— Ed. JV. G'.J ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS AT Eaymond Terrace and Miller's Forest ! JlfJf. T. W\PnO H N S T O &,' ?*? Storekeeper fjaymond Terrace, hat been ap pointed Agent for tit NEWCASTLE CHRONICLE, and i,i authorised to receive Subscribers' Names, Payment of Accounts, Advertisements, and Orders for Job Print ing. We have made arrangements with Mr. Johnston to deliver the CHRONICLE, by messenger, to Subscriber* residing in the Raymond Terrace township, on the morn ings of publication, immediately after the arrival of the steamer from Newcastle. We have also appointed a Cor respondent at the Terrace to furnish us with news commtt nitalions from time to time. Chronicle Office, 17th June, 1808. Primitive Met odist Chapel, Minmi. TH E A.NNI' rERSARY . SERMONS of the above Chi iol will be preached on tho 21st Juno, 1808, bySbe Ho . F.W. WARD ; in the morning nt 11 o'clock, in tlhyoi ernoon at half-past two, and in tlie evening at half-pit Lpix o'clock. On Monday, 22nd ruSte^a PUBLIC TEA will be h...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
LOCAL 1T£MS. Horses tor New Zealand.— A mob of broken and unbroken horses, numbering about sixty, were yesterday shipped on board tho barque Bengal, now loading here for Now Zealand. They wero recently purchased at an auction sale, in Maitlnnd, ami were, we understand, bred on well-known stations in the interior. Some of them looked very fine animals. There is a good demand for horses at present in New Zealand. Democratic Government in Victoria.— Wo havo received from tho publisher, Mr. S. Uobertson, of Mel bourne, a pamphlet, with tho abovo heading, and which is simply a reprint of an article in the Westminster Review for April 1808. According to our viow of the voxod qustion of Victorian politics, the article is full of misrepresentations and blunders, us well ua of unfair and illogical deductions, The pamphlet is well printed, ami is doubtless published by some desperate opponent of the Al'Culloch ministry. The ugumont* it contains against the stand the Legislative Assembly has t...
THE FRIDAY HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
?».i V ' , THE ? FRIDAY HALF-HOLIDAY MOVEMENT. ??On- 'Wednesday evening last, at the usual weekly meeting of 'the Primitive Methodist Young Men's Christian Association, the ques tion of the practicability and expediency 'of the Friday Half-holiday .Movement vras dis cussed. The occasion being a special one, the opponents of the Half-holiday Movement were invited by advertisement to attend the meeting and state their views. None of the parties in question' availed themselves of the invitation, but a number of the members of the Halfholi day Association put in an appearance, and as will be seen below, took part in the proceedings. The chair was occupied by Mr. J. Williams, ?who, after the preliminary business had been ' tran8acted,|called upon the essayist, Mr.Boggis, ' to open the subject. The essayist, in his opening remarks, alluded to the importance of the subject, and showed the bearing it had on different classes of the community.. He then proceedod to affirm that recreation of ...
DISTRICT NEWS. WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
DISTRICT NEWS. FROM OUR OWN COltUESPONDEJJTS. WARATAH. Public School. — I hear that the public school here is to be opened on the 29th instant, and that the hon. H. Parkes is expected tn be present on the occasion. The event is to be celebrated by a public entertainment. I hope the affair &nbsp; will be attended with success. The Weather. — It has rained very heavily here all the week, and our roads are in a most frightful state— especially the thoroughfare be tween here and Lambton. The other day Mr. Shoesmith's cart had a very narrow escape from being capsised near Lambton. One of the wheels of the vehicle got into a deep rut, and its extrication was attended with much difficulty. There &nbsp; are other dangerous holes in the same road. Foot-Race. — A foot-race came off here on Monday evening, last, which caused a considerable amount of excitement. The contest was &nbsp; between David Hughes and Benjamin Davies, for £10 aside. Hughes is a Waratah man, and D...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 20 June 1868
The steamer. City of Hobart, having effeated the : necessary repairs to her machinery, resumed her voyage ., for Hobart Town yesterday afternoon. ' The steamship Morpoth was taken into the Fitzroy Dry Dock, yesterday morning to bo oleaned and painted. .The barque St. Magnus has made' her passage from ^ Adelaide in little over eight days, with light weather the principal part of the time. l Tho Macedon from Mauritius, arrived yesterday, and in accordance with tho Government regulations, hus '. been placed in quarantine. There is no sickness on board, und her detention will not extend over three davs. ??-?/? ADVERTISEMENT. — To. Captain Hersee, lately com manding the steamship Black Swan, wrecked on the Manning River Bar, on the 4th inst. :-Dear Sir — We, &nbsp; the undersigned passengers, lately in the steamer Black Swan, do beg most sincerely to return you our thanks for the very courageous manner in which you behaved on the occasion of the unfortunate wreck of your vessel, ...