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MAITLAND MARKETS. (Corrected up to Yesterday.) [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 June 1868
* jfAITLAND MAltKETS: (Corraotuil up to Yesterday.) Iho weather has been lino and bracing during the week, but business is dull. Flouk.- Maitland, Mills, '424 to. £25, in demand j oountry parcels, f rit*s£20 to£22-. Pjliird, Cs 6d. Bran, 5s 6d (bags gfijen viiJ^s. V- \ '?'** ^4^ Coloniat. PnoDUOE.— Tallow (Veef), £iO to £32; mutton, £32 to £34, Hides, very heafly, from 16s to 18s ; light, 5s Cd to (is ; mediums, 10s to Ifis each. Leather (.harness), Is to Is 4d ^ ib ; kip, Is Od to 2s ; sole. lOd to *s2d;. calfskins (colouial), 3s to (is. ; bag leather, 13s to 14s 0d;,pchrce. Hay, fettcri','£3 to £4 ; lu cerne, £2 15s tQji:|iLjSStqn. ^IiC^e'J,\rJi(jr« is a greater demand, and pricelTTTile at -froih 2s 3il»to 2s 4d ¥? bushel. Potatoes, £3 to £4 ^ ton. \ Bacon and cheese, dull of sale. Onions, 0s tolls. Butt'ar, 9d tolOd ?» lb. Eggs, lOd to 1 Id V dozen. FnuiT.— No alteration. Poultiiy.— No alteration, but dull of sale. Cedar.— Flitch, 15s to 12s; bpards,v18s to 24s., in demand. ' V. ...
PRESENTATION TO MR. WAGDEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 June 1868
PRESENTATION' TO MR. WAGDEN*. The officers and brothers of the Young Man's Friend Lodge, Order of Druids, Wallseud, met on Wednesday evening, the 18th inst., it being a special committee meeting of the whole lodgo, when they presented to their esteemed friend and brother, Mr. Joseph Wagden, the founder of the Order of Druidism in New South Wule3, with a most beautiful gold and silver medal, made by Brothers Mason and Curlas3, wateh makers and jowellers, of George-street, Sydney. Tho medal is valued at £~, and is a very superior work of art, reflecting great credit upon both the de signers and the executors. The emblem of the Order is engraved on one side and the inscription on the other. It reads as follows : — ' Presented to P. M. W. R. G. E. A. Brother Joseph Wag den, by the Officers and Members of the Lodge, as a mark of their esteem.' Too much praise can not bo given to the brethren for this mark of respect towards their worthy brother. Long may ho live to wear this badge of hon...
WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 June 1868
WALLSEND. The township of Plattsburg has opened out a field for a great discussion, by tho surface of that township giving way and making large holes,', rendering some of the houses untenant able This is caused by the Co-operative Coal Company excavating the coal from beneath it. I am informed that there is a litigation.casa pen ding for tho -purpose of seeing whether the Company or A. Kenrick, Esq., will have to be responsible for the damage that has already been done, and remunerate the parties who hare suf fered. The Co-operative Colliery has been working re markably well for some timo, which has caused the manager to be besieged by miners seeking employment. They have orders on tho books i for 5,000 tons at present. ? A petition has been forwarded to the board of ; directors of the Wallseud Company, concerning a goods shed and station. 1 hean that the re quest of the petitioners hai been granted. Tho weather for the Ia3t few nights have been clear but exceedingly cold.
TOMAGO. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 June 1868
TOMAGO. The Earthquake.— This terrifiic phenomenon was felt in Tomago about twelve o'clock on Thurs day night. Some say it was a few minutes be fore twelve, and others say it was a few minutes after twelve ; but those who were wide awake at the time, say they felt the shock at twelve o'clock exactly. It must be the difference in the time about the time the shock was felt. There is also differences of opinion as to the time it lasted, and the direction it came from. I was not in Tomago myself at the time, so I cannot speak of it from experience, but a good many say it lusted full sixty seconds, and the majority of those I was speaking to about the earthquake positively assert that it came. from a south or south-east direction. I, myself, was in Newcastle at the time tho shock was felt there, and my impression was that it came from a west or north-westerly direction. These are variations that, I think, no person can account for. 1 have been told by several persons that the wall of Mrs...
MINMI. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 June 1868
MINMI. Tho weather now i3 beautiful and bracing. Wo had special services in the Primitive Me thodist chapel, on Sunday hut, and a large com pany at tea on Monday ; it was the Anniversary of the Chapel— how many years I did not hear mentinned. Tho Rov. Mr. Ward, from Newcastle, preached tivo congregations, on Monday. He was accom panied by tlie Ruv.Mr. Studds, from Sydney, and I can assure you, the evening passed oh' most de lightful, amusing, and instructive. The Rev. Mr. Nairn, from Wallsend, had a full congregation on Sabbath afternoon, and, as usual, delighted his hearers with An impressive sermon.
From another Correspondent. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 27 June 1868
From another Correspondent. Tho Waratah Company are making great pro gress with their railway, which they are laying on to tho new tunnels; There are a great number of men employed on the work, and they hope &nbsp; &nbsp; in a short time to have it completed. &nbsp; Waratah is becoming a place of no small importance. We have now the largest and best &nbsp; Public School out of Sydney erected for us, and although we have four public-houses, it is gratifying to think we have also a good many places &nbsp; of worship in our midst. We have not a Church of England built as yet ; but as the ground is laid out for it, and a good many of the inhabitants have come out handsomely with donations &nbsp; towards it, we may expect to see one erected in a short time. I cannot say of this place as your other correspondents say of their places of worship as regards their not being well attended ; &nbsp; for ours are all well attended here, and ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
4 N OJTIC E . /? Mr. K^yT n/6 w e begs to infonn/ii/frienclH nntwlio public of ths Hun tor River DistriaAfliut ho h|S jfccoiitcd tlio Mun ngement of the /I _s'''^ DR APgp,'YV© EPARTMENT *v op Messrs. HAYDEN, GALLAGHER, & MCDONNELL. \n ojm: cyfc . T'N/ conBequencoSof La^je Consignments of DRAPRRY AS© GROCERY having arrived, and not litwin^lune to mark tho goods off. we are unnblo to givo/irtiouliiiS^U Til Qlt.SDAY'S «,',.„ ' HAYDEN, GAjdLACHEU, & Mt5»ONNELL. GREAT REDUCTION JUX THE PMCB OPJSfOVll- Syoftfjftlobratuu Bilk, dressed .and otlior/bjAnU on liund/dftyXfegfe ~ ?.*'? 1 . / 7 w. k. /ofcmrmp, THE MOST Marvellous Discovery in Medical Science. * SUFFER NO LONGER. CURE YOUUSEL1? BY THE NEW Eleotro Galvanic iMrnovED Patent SEUb-A& A justino Curative Appliance, for/iho rcliof tAjbtWrl of ovory description of conntituUflMl^ebai^TS/iothor / ariHiiiR from diaeases of iiulwcreti^jf/JffyMBtnor ciiubo. I Full particulars sent free on iihVliKiuorn-y lottor, pre- 1 pa...
YESTERDAY'S SYDNEY NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
YESTERDAY'S SYDNEY NEWS. A mooting of tho committee of tho Highland Brigado was hold .on Thursday ovonins?. 'A letter from the Brigade- Adjutant of the Volunteer Forco, respuc ting tho nmnbor of porsons ready to be onrollud, tho -nature and coat of tlio nniform. &c, was read to the meeting, and discuasud at great length. No decision, however, was' como to with regard to tho cost of tho uniform to be worn, and tho committee- adjourned until Mon day evening, when tho mutter will bu again taken into consideration. As tho uniform proposed to bo worn by tho brigado will coat more than tho present uniform of tho Volunteers, nnd 'conse quently more than tho Government aoem disposed . togivo, a general mooting of members will be called at an early dato to ascertain in what way the additional cost is to be mot. — Herald, 27th June. w. Tho Now South Wales Protestant Political Association (formerly styled British Association) hold its usual weekly mooting hist ovoning in the schoolroom...
ADELAIDE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
?ADELAIDE. TtVirtn.v \ Considerable excitement has beon caused hoio by tho accounts recently received from the Queensland diggings. Many are likely to go from here to try their luck up the new gold fields. In the Athertiser, to-day, is broached a' most elaborate scheme for a colonial mail service from Gallo to Melbourne, calling at Swan River and Kangaroo'lsland. Public opinion seems to be very strong in favour of the reduction of the rate at preaont charged for the telegraphic messages — numerous letters, all showing the necessity for a diminution of the present high ratos, have beeu recently pub lished in the local papers. . Saturday. Tho Government scheme of retrench vti.snt has become visible in thu abolition of several ullicos in the sorvice. Thu public are anxidUBly looking for tho' open- ing of Purliamunt. It is said that tho .Govern mont is waiting tlio arrival of thu next mail, in ordur to know tlio timo of tho probable arrival of thu new Governor. It is desired that lift E...
MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
MELBOURNE. The marriage of Miss Sutton, daughter of his Excellency tho Governor, was celebrated to-day. Tlwro was a most brilliant attendance of guests. There wore ton bridesmaids in attendance on the bride, all in blue silk dresses with white bodies trimmed with blue. The bride wore a handsome moire antique dress, her head decked with a coronet of orango Mowers from which depended a whitu tullo veil. Hor gold neck chain waa also much admired. The ceremony was performed by tho Bishop of Melbourne. After tho ceremony tlie bride and bridegroom proceeded to Queensclill to spend thu honey moon. The Assembly met this afternoon, but almost immediately adjourned over to to-morrow, in order to await the reply of his Excellency the Governor to the address embodying Mr. M'Cul loch's motion. Friday. At tho meeting of the Royal Society last night, Dr. Bluasdale read a highly interesting paper upon the discovery of tho true ruby in Victoria. A movement has beon set on foot for the pur pose of le...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
, : OF THE ENGLISH MAIL, VIA PANAMA. Important and Startling News! lord Brougham Dead. Reception of the Attempted Assassination News. O'Farrell Thought to be a Fenian Agent. Great Demonstration Against the Catholics. SeriftiB Blo^s and Great Destruction of V ?** » r'? Piopetty. The Clerienwell Prisoners Sentenced to Death. 1. — — Diacovery of Bich Gold-Fields at Cape of Good Hope. Maynooth Grants to be Discontinued. President Johnson likely to be Acquitted. Dreadful Earthquake, and Loss of One Hun dred Lives. [W4 -»cei\Vithe following telegram from our Sydney o^jgite] yesterday^evening. The news, as our reader* «ill see,'is)ttie most important and startling we h^e had: nom England for some time.] ? * y The Panama mail steamship Rakai has just arrived, bringing news from England to the llth of May, and from New York to the 12th of May. ' Lord Broughafn is dead. He died at Cannes. The receipt odthe news of the attempted assas sination nrXijAarfllfiflil caused a profound sen Bation. 'T...
BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
BAT HURST. Tlio Hon. Jumos Byrnes, Minister for Works, arrived horu ti.day. His visit is for tho purpose of finally fixing upon a sito for thu Wostera Railway terminus. Mr. Ronwick, Htorukoeper, of O'Connull Plains, was thrown from his horse on Thursday night, whilst going home, and was discovered lying insonsible on tlio road. He was brought in to Bathurst, but nevur nilliud from the time of his first discovery, and died to-day about three o'clock.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
Great demonstrations had taken place in Eng- I land against the Roman Catholics. The demon strations were in some cases attended by riots, in which a number of persons were wounded, and various nublic buildincrs were destroyed. Confidence is entertained in the loyalty of New South Wales. The trial of the Fenian prisoners concerned in the Clerkenwell explosion was finished. Barret was convicted, and sentenced to death. Tho rest were acquitted. Gold-fields of great richness have been dis covered at the Cape of Good Hope. . The Bight Hon. Mr. Gladstone carried three resolutions respecting the . Irish Church ; the third was one requesting the Queen to vest her patronage in the Parliament. Parliament has resolved to discontinue the Maynooth grants on the disestablishment of the Irish Church. Magdala fortress was rased to the ground, and the widow of Theodorus was escorted by Sir It. Napier to the Tighe country. The British troops were returning by way of the Bed Sea.' The Impeachment Com...
ARMIDALE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
ARMIDALE. Tho nomination for a member to aorvo in tho Assembly, as a representative of tho Gold Fields North, in tho place of Mr. G. F. Pickering, re signed, was held at Uralla on Monday last. Three candidates were proposed : Mr. James Hoskius, who formerly represented this consti tuency ; Mr. William Hanson, recently copro prietor of the Umpire ; and Dr: Gordon. On a show of hands being taken, lifty-eight wore hold up for Husking, twenty-six for Hanson, and throe for Dr. Gordon. Mr. Hoskins's election is considered certain by hiu friends. He has held several meetings lit Nnndlo and the Hang ing Rock, and on the Pcul ; Mid in ovory case he was wull recuivud, and a resolution in hia favour curried without a dissenting voicu.
LATEST NEWS. Sydney, 11.47 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
LATEST NEWS. from orevillb's teleijuaji coup an y. ' ? ? Sydney, Monday, 11.47 a.m. Tho Rftkaia mail steamship is close outside the Heads. Mr. McCulloch, of Melbourne, has given no tice of a motion, affirming that the Governor is acting unconstitutionally. ~ 8.8 p.m. Hirst, Anderson's late clerk, has been commit leu ior iriai. The coroner's jury have acquitted the railway authorities of any blame in the 'matter of the death of the woman Jane Hunter. Breads tuffs and maize are firmer. The other produce is unchanged. TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 18G8.
LATE TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. MUDGEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
LATE TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGENCE. From the Herald and Empire. MUDGEE. Intelligence has come in here of a very singu lar death, that has occurred at Maitland Bur. It is reported to bo a suicide, but there are grave 'doubts whether it bo not a case of murdor. On Tuesday last, close to tho hcuiio of the murder of the late Mr. Leo, tlie body of a Chinaman was found suspended by tho neck fro'm a tree, the head being nearly severed from the body. On searching the body, a document was found in one of tho pockets of the trousers, declaring that he had made away with himself because of the remorse ho had experienced nt being tho parpo trator of heinous crimes which hud been attribu ted to his countrymen ; and becuusu— ' Joss had callod him.' From thu fact that tho drop of tho rope is much too short to allow tho full of tho body to cause tho semi-decapitation which this Chinaman has suflered, it is surmised that the man has been murdered by the Chinese, in ordur to divert suspicion from the Mong...
OURSELVES. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
OURSELVES. To-day we present our readers with the first number of the Chronicle in its new form. Henceforth, and as long as the public of this district are willing to encourage us in our enterprise, we shall issue this journal three times a week. The reasons that have promp ted us to this course of action are many. Let us state a few of them. In the first place we are convinced that the step we are taking will be recognised as an important feature in the progress of the town! How many of us in our past experience can call to mind some instance wherein we have judged of the position, social, political, and commercial, of one or other community, solely and simply by the look of its news paper, la it not a mark-of a certain sta bility attained — a certain stand-point of power reached, when some rising township can support its local journal ? Would we ublrmeasure the strength of a budding set tlemeut rather by its printing-office than its public- house ; its paper, than^ its police, sta...
MUSWELLBROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
— ^ —— ? w ? -^^™ ? MCJSWELLBRO0K. Our New Chuuuh. — After a groat delay, this building is going on again. The shinglors are at work. The church is expected to be opened by Christinas next for public worship. The Railway Works.— Ou taking a walk up the line the other day I was surprised to see the progress that is being made by the men un dor the Messrs, Amos, the contractors. Entertainment. — 1 see by bills about town that Miss Edith Palmerston (Mrs. Alexander) and party are to appear at the Assembly Rooms on Monday next, in one of their entertainments. Report speaks highly of them, but money is very scarce up here just now. Weather, dry and frosty. — Correspondent of Timvs. ? , ? It is stated in tho Hocfchumpton Bulletin that the police are in possession of information which points indubitably to two porsons as concerned in stealing Griffin's head, and seems to bo of opinion, notwithstanding the smallness of the reward offered there is some probability that somo of the parties eng...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 30 June 1868
^?tOCAL ITEMS. ' The Christian Hebald.' — Wo have received from ihe publisher, Mr. J. L. SherrifT, the June issue of this periodical. The leading article is on ' Ecclosinatical endowments in Ireland' — a subject which the editor discusses temperately, logically, nnd scriptumlly. He fear* tkut many of the politicians who support Mr. ?filmlrtoiVkiii the Irish Church controversy are actuated Infchbrdie dcsiroXpjiecure social peace in Ireland than by zeaTrerWie gospril^ Chriit. The Key. James Benvio utill followSup his juirsorous and interesting narrative, entitled; 'From unolvor to anchor' — the present contri bution being, principally, a record of incidents which occurred on board ship during the reverond gontleman's passage to this colony. ' Our new hymn-book,' by the Rev. jVjB. Lauglit-Ju, occupies four columns of tho Her ald ; it Bkongly deAndsVthe practice of hymn-tinging in public wefship, but WVto the exclusion of the singing of PsalnuVAn a notije Vf St. Andrew's College, it is ...