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Miner's Meetings. Lambton Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
Larnrbtou Miiailers. ~ Tnue monthrly rnetiting uf the m~rii~er.s of Ne,. S l1.i,,abt~n Lodg~e wnR held in Stoker's l)rnid'tl Hall, on Friday evcnia,i Joyg 314t. There was~ a nwoderate aLtendtance. Mr. WV. Kerr iin thle chair. . Proiiose\ andl aetonded,-·~~~t't ht Le r~bll be niot celled until thllc~lose of the uaaeting.' -Carried. Minuten of lnast mrithly meeting read and confirmned. Minutie of two Commtittee meetings were l, ?n readl and ad ,pte ,I. Tire Secetary - then read correspondence between the coummitteni and the manager, with reference to the malnager stonppinug menas skips for lying idle one day.--'lTis cuorrespondelnce has appeared in our columns before. it was stated in the meeting that the pit was idle on the day that the manager blamed the man for lying idle. A speaker said that the manager hiad said that for the future if any man wanted to stop from work, he would have to inform him (the m·anager) of his intention to do so. Another speaker said that some men had been...
THE FOOT RACE—WATSON V. WATSON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
TILE FOJT RACE-1ATSON V. WVATSON. All true sportlsmen will learn with regret that tlhe r1Jte between these two me ll IIci 'allei through. \Ve hear tiot the mnI li met :t *'cott'5 ill'mingha~l iotel, \e70t 3laitlawl], oil thle eveningl of tue l He inst. for the liurp -soT ,f et:iliine, the linal depFosit, wvlmon lRot-art V\\rLtseonl a?2onUlljeed that he wsas illt pruel 'ed1 t go oni with theu iatchl, ill colisequilce of having strailedl the siniews of his fo)ot, whiih would lrcventt him flrom toeing the scratchl with his op]onenit. l'he mio ey (.t.iO aside] thcni in the hands of thile st:akoiwh'der wais cnimequnllyt foirfeited. \W is might ienitirti for tile iitformation of H:olart \\atsoii's friends that his miidical atliiJseir prohiits hilm frol IllllliliIg fir llit le:ast hII'eU lllOlltihi, Iin 1 :s the loss to hih will he gie:it, indepmeilelut of the money which hi: has for;''ited, we tr;lst tlhalt hist ailnirres, ImIIaIy of whomi']ll h1 landecl go(io statkes tihroiigh lhis mnl. ...
Anvil Creek Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
OQ Monday eveoinig, Aug. 3rd, a well attended meating of the Anvil .Creeklminers was held at AtviFl Creel. Mr. J?dhn Ash bui? in tie chair;' ·. :,Tie Chairmiin opelned the meeting by call in1gon the decretary (Mir. Canty)ito read the uinntes of previous mieeting, which were read' and confilrmed4bl The chairmian then stated t b this meet uing had 'been called in conseqy~ tiUce of their worthy General Secretary (Mr JJohn ?Woo'?)) who no doubt would have something to say to them. ,Mr. W.OOd. on coming forward, explained his recent visit to sydney, the par'iculars of whibli'- has already: been published in the. Advobate. Mr. Wood fiurtlher said that thlie particular business, which ,called him among them that evening was tib have a fairnnder, standinjg of 'how they., wemle going to act wirlth ,espect to the noiile they had given tihe Manager; and it would be now for'them -to consider by what means their interedts coull be best served. If they thought it would.be ~any material advantage ...
NARROW ESCAPE FROM BEING BURNED TO DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
A? very tlarrow aacraIe from Ioing h1lroedL to delath happened to an illerly mi: iiitiainld I ieiiis .?1zurain at 11:r. Cwecll's hotel, I'Plattshug, ion the afternolon of the :r'd inistant. apr h ?i ' that 1iurinii, who was considcratbly under the ihflul ce of dh'ink, was sn t ]cc ev tl he hlr aell fI ullt inotj I hle kitcel, and after li'naiiiiiglll' there furl sinri. timie lie nagmii enteredd the hIouse, nuol called fri mwore lijlor. which lie was iirlfuIsel, wlierhorupoI i ie wailked ilinn, a back sitting rlnil in wlhicuh a fire. was I1urinig bril lialtly. ly which he was seen to be sittilng. T'lie attiltioln of the family laving beuen dlirected to other dlltiea. no flllerthller notice l? t :takeC , until the servant, hiaving had occasioni to entir the apart mentse, dilscovered him Jying on the Iluor closu ti the lire, nld hi shirlt ill ,a i,!ez, witl hiit any api:palent signs of consciouslies. Tliho girl incndiately r·n dercd all the assistance i, her po],wer ta extiigin h the f...
Latest District News. LAMBTON. A MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
(FROM OURi VARIOUS CORIRESPONIDENTS.) LAHIWITON. :. A-MEJElAOfHOLY ACCIDENT. A IilGitrFUL AGOIDENT lhappened ton mnian ianle'd Andrew Ttinney? ih r(esident of Lainbtbori' by Ieing 1rul down on the Var atah Company's line, near thle Newr Lambton Smeltinig \VW ks hy tLit 9 o'cluock-passenger train fom r New castle, on t~haturday.i.n ht.last. lt aplf'ars that T.unney ei hliehtiealih'at:.5 o'clockin the eventig to to gtolNoewcnastleo upon horseback. On his retttll i hol?? about 10 irinatecs past nine e cnalledl at Fnwick's wine shop,at ,the erossinl of the New Lamnbton line, near the New Smelting \VWrks: ?L,ThIre was no one at home li t Mrn. Ftniwic: k n wln'qm Tnineliy deuItdfed some cie w?ic?W ~hrsFdnwick .e 'used, al sslhe says thlat Ttus?ynbeiiig undeir toe'inflience of Jiquotr, ahe did not- .opon, the door. lie then contmeneced swearing and left tlhe house ;lie:shenis tliei 1~?Io iodl on and turned iup the Wartah line~, to make a short cut and the trtin coning up a few uhautes afte...
WALLSEND SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
Cli -ALLgNIJD 5SIIOOL OFf AILTj. L '.n ?edncsday venilg last tihe del tijg .:lac lIln? for their usual f'jrtnightly debaue: the Iprc.iidemr. .1. Y. Neilson Estq., presided, iaind the ncew iiusil ?'t:, v'iz.. M.essrs Willis, \Werstacott, Tu'urer, d ad Itushloii introduced tlhe: following subject : I-" Slull :a Inmembenlr of Parlialerlnt vote according to .Ilas lvrn (pinin or the opinionu e of his cOllritluent(ll ?' .Z Til. linjistry argued that Ire should vote nceccrdlillg ii his ownvll olpinionll. Mr. Willis opcnedl the dcllbat.. .inil ini nio intLCrestfibg speech ibrollghllt forward L. )lfllV arglllulerltc s bt healr ImJn out. Ji wa:Ls s.pported ,by Mlessi4 T'urlncr, :uslhton, \Vestacott, II. D. CIRrke, and 2 tillelrle, while tie vhiwa of thi (Iil)OpstJion were ably u yld \I . A. 1",e, It:'. sclrlder?, lni Clark, eald Mesare Yz-tll :1nd (lweiz. The ljult:iton wars well detbatedI tlrouglout, and o ai diviJ ,n ticuig onlledt it weas fiouimi Ilthat the in mbrci. were equal--ll for aid...
CORONER'S INQUEST. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
,COROtNER'S INQUEST. -!- Coroner's ih'qnest' was'lield oh th1 holy ht Mr. A. Smith's, Marqlis of Lortie Holtel, it half-past 1 p.m. on Moncday, August 3, before the District Cofoner, J. F. Shaniv, E?q., end the following jury :-~\Vm. MnI'dock, Evan Lewis, s,.nr., Devid Jenkins, C. HIIlpin, \VW . Parfitt, Rulph. 6ound:y, ·;Mi:' Avery, .losephl Watson, J. M1'Nanghton, Win. Bell, .Joihn Dewry',' anld M. Jo'nedMr. Evan Lewvis foileilnn . " "r :rAfter the ju?' had' be~n swornjin in the usual manner, they pr'oceedba to view-the body, trwhir'llich the "foll tgi iiwylene was taken: Hannah Fenwick deposed:: I am the wife of Michael Fenwick; I reside at the crossing near the New Lambton smelting works; at about ten.minutese it nineodn Saturday night the deceased shouted at my house; I knew it was hitn by lhi?siceb'; he: was then going in the dire~tiion of iV'r'atnh; lie was on horse back; he shouted at ,y husbind, " Mick;" I said Ie was not in;, he asked me to give him a glass of wine, which ...
EXPORT OF COAL. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
'Itiec exp~ortl. 0 cantlvcl.ui Narcnfittc (or t~he weeki Cflflng 1Frtday.,ThtylstIs( gm&&matei'to 237,715 tonri, 0042? tonel qf~t!tqt - woinl~ etaippdc .to ~i3ctlpoy (t0*:( 1 H~ot~nrt; Town, t1~ to ,lh ~nitohiood~ :lver, 98 tottiae Cllaorte Thca. -5l;l072' to Sah1' F~auiqtseo, 5110 to' tor~i.~tetI olF 4 to ¶ llctatna r4Wllto' th6 ntoiimoiors anal LOCtI( for' taoaaaar co~asimpttofi 'rt e:To''x~rt; of coke amounted In tt5 lolan. frona tico A. n. Oomnapfy, to
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
NEiET LA BTON. A.NOTuRH wail from the leading fiddler at New Lambton. But this time he has honored the Chronlicle with hislarge words and filthy abuse. He seems to feel the smart very much, and more?sleeially my presuming to instruct him in the nature and uses of the window shutter. Ah I well, poor man, he is not the first who conld not tell when peofle are laughing at him. It is lan to everyone that it is not my remarks on the " Welnon Acci dent" that he cares so much about, only as all opportunity to give vent tona little personal spite. So far he is welcome. The best proof of.this is that he has sent his last effusion to thie Chronicle, without ever offering ore single word of conmumnent upoln the remarks made by that paper on thie same accident, which wcore. much morlo to the point, which the writer professes to complain of having pricked him, than Rnything explressed by me. I wonde' ,t.o made him a judge of my abilities as' a rlporter? But lie seemms to have the knack of interf...
A RUNAWAY HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
~n.qxh~Lx~nixo~ftaj MvI1, ~lnilCi~, pFi kH!yed,.gIt a'rpbars ,t~lhu ,harse was.loft .stctndin~, lit wliau' the?;Intto.;-nttanilptedl' tn` rnauntt~ldl iiai~lt ho idippedl his~ fobt,i:whicli frightonedtl. tiuxhorsc; anad thu anirna1thoii ,pottd awutyf drFZISing'the ffivor With t, ils le tJlqYflg ~ Ulc~iiCl1¶iiut( c tiit. kc~p y~~~ L·.l~Otnntutot ltidW' iitha'h: nsAvonl ~ dljstnrcoq oft', andtha thise ,asqpotLc~13ithioItttiijitiW.: Thu~ shafteRwoto k·l~roon with ttiq fnva~tu~f fkeo ovay: heant tubil htip dltri5 SrAQ4i5 pqjttrad t~ciiirr huit .mo loawl !uti;,, huaAitnp :fa~s I~il)al~l~~·~y 9
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. VESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
NEWCPAWF!t.. SHIPPINC. VESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. Wild Wave, brig, 194, Wilson M.alacca, French barque, 490, Rivet; ]oadingGreta McCullum More; ship, 1686, Smith;' to load 4, Walllodad -.imlya, ship, 1008, PFriton; t Wo l ad allsend Trevelyn, shlp, 1041, Loftus; to load Wallsend John Gamble, ship, 1027, Bimmer; to load Wallo end Don Enrinue, Peruvian ship, 1S12, Mendoga; to 0loP. 1allsend Buffoon, French ship, 9?I, Legrange ; to load Co " perative' Seirra Nev.ada, American barque, 694, Daw. rortlnnd, ship, 8 2, rimith; to load Wallsend. Mornta, ship, 627, Sneddon; toload LambtOn City of Tanjors, ship, 799, Smith; to load WValls end RhoderiiotiiDhu, ship, 1642, Calvert ; to load "V11seid .. Mallard, barque, 601, DunPan; to?iloan ew Lamb ton . Asia, ship, 1446, M'Millan ; to load Co-operative Heather Bell, brig 195 Paugh Claudine, barque, 501, Curti; to load Lambton &.ooloo. Amencan ship, 95, 'Shatuwol; to load .Lambtion. , . . .HavilahAb~rque, Ower ; to lodl Nevw .Labton Ga...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
BOOTS ! BOOTS! ' BOOTS! O ONE ]8 DRESSED WITHOUT a P'AIR .otf GOOlD) BOOTS, which can be got at LAMBTON BOOT FACTORY, " DAILY, AND AT' Iariris' Assembly Rooms,. VWALLSEH D), E.VERY PAY SA TURDAY I MONDAY ' BETTER and CHEAPERl than at Ainy Otlhr HLouae in the District, as the following List will prove : Men's Pit Boots ... .. 6s. 1 MEN'S PIT BOOTS(superior qual ity, with toe platen) ... ... 7. Gl. Men's Blastic-Side ... H. MAlcn's Mock lIalmolrals ... * s. . d. . WVomen's Colonial Leather Elantic Sides ... - . Ladies', Gout's, Maids', Youths' and Childoren' Boots and Shoes in end variety, EfJ LIY AS 'pHAP, T. McMULl o Th'Iank thle Inhablitants of Lambton, ~\ irf?l , New L ambton, and \ Warata for their liberal patronalo durnn the last two years, and to inform thenu that, in cnhliliancr with the Request of a ]nargo number of \\'allscnd Cus tomalr, ho will hold a. Soal of Boots and .rhoes at Harris' AwcMenLbl J eoomr mie'r r t I'.! Saturdl andt Afonlay, to ouin?el the u ioplc of \Valla...
Mr. Sutherland's Visit and the Main Trunk Road. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
Mr. Sutherland's Visit audfthe Main \ Trunk Road. WE underetand that during the present week it is the'intention of the Minister for Works (Mr. SUTn5RLADn ) to visit New castle, and probably the pining townships. If-such is the case, we would suggest the advisability of a eonterence of the represen tatives of the various municipalities in the district at onee being held, and arrange fr an interview with the Minister, respecting the main trunk road between Hamilton and cWallsend. It is now some months since Mr. SUTHaRLAwb lastv isited us, end our readers will remember that he was inter. viewed at Hamilton, Lambton, and Wills end on matters of dReat importance to the district generally, and all of such iter views terminated to the entire satisfaction bf the deputations. He promised hithfull. that every subject brought under his notie'e should have his best consideration, and be early placed before his colleagues. It will be remembered that he was driven .through the district by our me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
, NOTICE. M RfIL%3 rliM CHARDSON, or NBw *Ve.L zVE, has been ajppointed CA.V VAISSER and COLLEC7IO1 for this Journal in Newcastle, and his receipt will be a'suffcient discharge. J. M. SWEET, l^'M , '? s? , u?.+.h ^? . ror ietor .. * TO;QOR 8UBSCRIiRIS. Subscribers. faiHig to reeine~it ir copies will oblige -u b.s-mtaking. Applet on at the oftce. or .to; any f .our Aent, whose namne are notjflcd.owlige 4. ', , T* ORRICBPONDBNTS. C.'rrispoiide lre requwgtedi, to adhere to the following unggestloiwi to 'ennre ineartion : To write'o.lvy on on siderltpthe ps.per. to . write inkclear and diatlietalWractera, and to S avoid allkcurrility or offensive personality. Each writer will be reit reIA forward his or her n'ae, not necessariliy d ~wbl.ication, but as a.g rntee of good faith. - y e li i®n1 ' Advocate, S oiOR'HPIblll rBRiLAND RECORD.>R. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST B, 1374.
A TRAGICAL STORY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
A TRIAGIC AL STOR&lt;'. CoAL is the great power of the world for e€il is well as for gSoo. Civilisation is begotten .ndl fed by it, but so also are danger and death. One day it is explosion in tile mine, another day it is explasioi on shil-board far out on the sea. Such a tragic story as that of the shat tered Arracan lhas seldom Ieen told. On tile 11 th ofllast Selptembler, she left the Tyno with cals fir Bombny, carrying a crew of ninoteen, all tohl. All went well till Christ iias iight, whenl a sudden squall carried away sails andi upper mnsts. This trouble, however, vas st gllot Iover, anrd nt?tlllg ilfcotnsequencet l icetti'reil till St. ralentins's day, 14th Februllry, when smoke was perceived issuing from tlhe cargo. In the course of the Monday following, it Ibecame only too evident that thld'coal wa. on fire, and all prepncared to leave thIe ship. In the afternoon the hatchets were blown out. .\At three next morning, the after cabin anl deck were shhttered by explosi...
FRIENDLY APPEAL COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
IAIITENDLY AVI'E AL ,OUn r Oji ~ionday ]abt a frdlndll3 appeal cowL' wns at olPl ;p. the Council ChambePors, ~Vhllfend!~~ £1-qrt p~pposeo~ h~qrndn any~ SIPpanj'i atiqeL tista i~~sscssotrnnn rcnly ipblo.- %i: s at1~eltyewe ·tyrooulrlle and ii te eest t Gtes ectctlos mde, arnO tianii Whlti.wp hlayre lceali the Counil ls dclicnl ha~s tcit en ~qnelral sltie3~'ctLon.-y By dve tisisnlen t in arnotherc columnl it wcib~be seen thaRt n falencily appeal coart ttill tlso be hleld this day (Oyedne5day) fi~ow l to 0 p~m.-iii~AlW afteipdon, and~ fwiOn ·tf~!D1pD~ half ry o timo eyenlng, t·~ meet tbg e mi~nte~\oyop tlmatco ~ mrght he em~pleyod sn tllb'ie ii mm
EMBEZZLEMENT BY A LIVERPOOL COLLIERY AGENT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
EIM I3EZZLI.1M EN'r Y A hLIV ELRPOOL COLLIERY AGENT. \ia. Joseph E:hnulnd tlPerry. the agentin Liver p,,l for the \Vestminster Bttielyo Coal andti COoko Ctzmpatny, hnis abscontded, leaving defulca tit,onto the extent, it is bitlieved, of frtmn E7,000 to £10,000. Mr. Perry ihas been for many years cotnnectedt with the Westmninster iBrytmb, GCoal Cotltttany; anti it appears that ,f Inte he Ihas been (of cotrse witlout the know ledge of the dtlirectors of tilti Brymnbo Comnpanty) dloirng Ibtsitess for anotiher hit,,se. Last week i: wa disc:,'eredt that of an orider fttr.2,400 toins of coul, given t, th,, Brymb*, Conpany, .\1,. Perry had only given instructions to ntplely !,00(, and inhadtl ortderedt tie reimaining 800 from thte other business in whicth hIe was int reted. Otn bleing 'stok;en tontn hesnliject Ie said it was otly what wats dttne every day Iy poor pe, lte itn Liverplti in thie satne posi tion ts lhimself. 'iThe circtustance led to a tnslpiciott as to thie state. of his acc...
THE A. J. S. BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
... ... . "* T,2 A. .1. . IHANK. O:n .Saturday last the inae:gn ent of this bank at-tLValluendl aild .Lambton,, decided to .open tho afhices of th'e reapectiveo hlnches fuir the conveijoneo of thlo ptlblic, iind the traisnptioil qf bisiness, alill' we o Fe iloas to . o t|la. a. vorv'air qimoplit t f bli'pncss wna doo?e. . ouiday,? also, thei ank awne visited by gronat' nany, 'andl on a ho whlole ap Ijparaicccs.ari most.satisfactory.andl.enisouragiing...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 5 August 1874
PROFESSORI L EIT ?-RSUN Z' I I X ii" U RE S. IIOFE$201t PElTERSN, in thanking the Inhabitants oC lVal'snd, Ne~icss:le, and District generally for the p,.tro:Lage they havre extcended to limn sine l c.unmsicimng practice with £Il iJ1XTURIi i., which are CEIRTAIN CUILES FOR RLheumatism, Cancers, Bad Legs, Tumour,. Toothache, Chilblains, Coris, &c., &c., wishes to dlirect attention to the following Te'J'csti timonials which hie haens received, and hle in confident they will speak for themselves. TESTIMONIALS Langoon, Iarch 10, i1869. 1suffered with a painful seal led leg, with a large hole in it, for a period of ten yearls, and tried nlany medical men without any apparent signs of success. I then tried 1'rofessor Peterson's M?a'tures, which perfectly cured me in 14 days. Ay O.r. ?I~llr 0 I.DBIT. Queanbeyan, Au:ust 12, 1870. Having suffered for 14 ye.tri with most severe rheumatic pains all over my body, which reniu:rud me unable to get out of my bsid. I rcsolv.: d at Is...