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PARLIAMENTARY PAPER. STEAM CRANE, NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
PAIUJAIWKNTARY TAl'l-lU. j ! STEAM CRANK, NEWCASTLE. i j Tnc foUowiti' correspondence bulwHc-n tho Kit- ; i jiinenr-in-Cliief fur linrhrmr.s nnd Messrs. I' .N. ; J Unwell, am! Co , will bo road with interest by j ! tlic public nf Nuwwisllo: — ; | Speciliuatiou of a steam crane for shipping coals at ! | Newcastle. j The work to ha executed under this contract will consist | in supplying, creeling, and putting to work, nil Ihe wharf at Newcastle, a good, suhs'nntial, and powerful steam crane, with all proper appliances and fittings, suitable for the load- j ing of coals on bonrd ship. ! J ho accompanying drawing and this specification de- j scribe, generally, the dimensions and kindof crane required, j The ordinary weight which tbe crane will have to lift will j be about eight (Sjtoiis; hut the crane will he required lo be. constructed of strength sullicient to be capahh: of lifting,' with safety, a weight of not less than twelve (12) Ions; and in order to prove that the crane is comp...
MORPETH. ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH, MORPETH. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
MOttrETII. [PROM A CORHKSrOXORXT.j Koman UAnroLic Church, Moiu'btii.— Visit oi? his Giiacb Ancnutstioi' L'or.utNa. — The foundation stone of a new Catholic Church was laid at 3iorpot!i, on Thursday, by his G-raoo Archbishop Folding. There was a large concourse of people present., and a collection was mado which realised, a3 I am informed, £300. His Grneo came np from Sydney by t,he steamer on Tuesday night, and proceeded straight up to Maitlund, where he administered confirma tion to the aboriginal Black Harry before his execution. The Archbishop leaves to-day on a journey up the country, towards the Northern districts, for the purpose of visiting different localities in his diocese. He will return to j Sydney about the middle of December, and will, I as I understand, probably pay a visit to New- ! castle shortly after Christinas. j
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. I The Legislative Assembly met at twenty-nine 'minutes I ipuat three p.m. I Mr. Buchanan gave notice of resolutions against state. f aid to religion. I J'i'tltioiis were presclitoil. rcBpcclively by Mr. Burns, I .'from the people of West Maillanu,iirnyii)K fora bridge over I ' the river -Hunter i -by' Mr. D.uigar, IVuin the Heiievok-ui I Society of Muswcllbroi'k, ugjiial the lines I'huritablu ap- ! plication; .inilliy Mr, Furs'er. i'ro-.n certain inhabitants of tht! diurivt of (iucaiibcyaii, in favour of railway extension to :hc ;«n');traivl. In aiiswvr t-j Mr. Rm-!i.in.ir. \Jr. Cowper intimated that t!i« claims of Messrs. Smirl, Ru^sil. iMsckip. and Uenc. pan, to a rcwnid fur having divcuvrrml tho Kiandra palil. ihM. ?KoaUi iio taken int.) cr.;isii!cr.itit-ii by the lic.-inl ithout to ho appointed fm determining; such claiiiiF, wliocu name, together with other Particulars, lvould be published in the Gaiet'i'. In niisw?r !o Mr. Dang.-.r, nnd Mr. Markhsm, Mr. V/...
MARKETS. NEWCASTLE. November 8,1861. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
M A 11 K E T S. KEWCASTLK. Norcniber8, 1SGI. Flour, &-. — There is no change to report iu the flour market this week, Adelaide line flour is being sold nt £12 #? ton, hut there is n general disinclina tion to purchase. Drnn, £ti ^ ton ; pollard, £7 %*? ton ; maize, -Is. Gd. ^ bushel. Han ad. — Id. per 2 Hi. lo.if, for each. Butcher's Mhat. — Messrs. ilickiubutham and Tighe report: — Wholesale: Beef, 12i. per 100 lbs. ; mutton, 4d. per lb, Itetail : Baef, 3d, perllj. j mut ton, 5d. per ll-. ; steaks, 3Jd. tier lb j . pork and veal, OJ. peril). VcneTAiit.es. — Potatoes (oil), !K per cwt. ; ditto, new, 1 Is. per cwt. ; cnbungus, per tluzoii, -Is. to 6s ; cauliflowers, none ; pumpkins, per dozen, Oi., -'carc- ; pens, per peck, Is. G I. ; Froiici beans, per peok, Is. (id. ; broad beans, per peck, Is. ; turnips, per dozen bundles, .'is. ; carrots, per dozen bundled, .'is, ; green onions, per dozen bundles, 2s. (id. I1' arm andDaiky I'lconurr. an- i) Poultry, &c. — Wholesal...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
CLEARING-OUT SALE. f/ffP ASHDOw¥AlfD CO., J, % U II V (t,ATK WOOLHSY's) *' 'GEORGE AND KING STREETS, SYDNEY. HIGHLY IMPORTANT TO STOREKEEPERS SETTLERS, AND THE PUBLIC GENERALLY. THE undersigned having arranged for the intro duction of an English Resident Partner, nnd the enlargement and re-construction of their premises in January next, a complete clearance of their present stock is in consequence rendered necessary. To effect thisNobiuct, they have resolved upon selling during the ltwnths of November and December, their large nnd wflftaelectetl stock of IRONMONGERY of every description, at and under cost price j having determined upon commencing their new firm, and of opening their new premises with entirely New Goods now being selected in Europe. ASH DOWN & CO., wholesale and retail iron mongers, George nnd King streets, Sydney. A S H D 0 W N AND r-,C/O., vf*- Late Woolley's old established 0 M fo I S\VIRONMONGEIIY ESTABLISHMENT, jR&tqier of George and King streets...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. MR. BURKE'S PARTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
«.i. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. i MB. BURKF/S PARTY. jj The following particulars received by * lile-raph from Melbourne, appeured iu the £?. Herald of Tuesday. ij . Monday, 7 p.m. *' Mb. HoWITt's exploration party havo return 5« I with the news of tbc death of Messrs. Burke k'- id Wills, of exhaustion, after having oossed ?'ft ic continent, one of the party, Mr. King,, sur ? ' Mr. i-url£G rcacuea uarpeacana on me izin i. ebruary, and remained three' days on the Al Icrtltivcr. He returned by the same route to M.' looper's Creek, and reached the depot there on S*! be evening of 21st April, where he ascertained it! bat Mr. Brahe, of Howitt's party, had left that f- ooroing. Messrs. Burke, Wills, and King were J,1 oo much exhausted to follow. They dug up ist', irovisions and recruited, remaining there five m llJL After consultation, they determined to make or South Australia. Three several attempts ie' tiled. Two camels wcro killed, and the flesh ch reserved. The natives were friendly, giving ....
SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
SINGLETON. [niO.M Otnt CUtlKUSI'ONIlENT.] 1 UK two men Intel}' arrested at Aberdeen on sus picion of boing concerned in tho mail robbery on tho northern road, nnmod Donald and Charles lluss, residents of Gltinniu'u Greek, woro brought huforo the court on Tuesday last. Tiio only wit ness prosont was tho Gorman, who was robbed of nil lie linn, i Ins man eyed the brother Charles «.?- if he would piorco him through the whole time, but declined swearing to him as being one of tho three who had robhod him. Tho prisoners wero then remanded until the noxt day (yestor d*y) for the evidence of tho mail driver, when they wero again brought up, Thos. Lumloy, the drivor, being present, m also tho German. After going into tho caste, they both stated they ouuld not swoar to either of tho men. Tho nvigistratos thoreforo romaudod them to Muitland, us they iipponf to havo fsonvi eonncotiun with tho mini Mnukio. ohargod with having stolon the saddle « ml bridle. Many of our fur.-nnri' pr wpifit* aro a...
THE DENISON DIGGINGS.— We have been [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
The Desison Diggings. — We have been kindly favored by two gentlemen who returned on Sunday last, from the inspection of those diggings, with the following' particulars, which, wo trust, will be found acceptable to our readers, We were also shown fome beautiful specimens of gold in quartz. We were informed, that in their opinion it will turn out a large and exten sive gold fiald, but they would not advise any one to go there without being well supplied with means. A portion of the crushing machine with Hie boiler has been already set, and will ho ready for operation in about n month, and several persons arc waiting with large quantities of quartz piled up ready for the machine; there are about 300 tons now waiting. The quartz crushed at Nundle averaged 10 ozs. to the ton. Some people were returning who had not been witbin three miles of tho place. The parties who furnished us with the above information, intend returning in a short time. — Singleton Times. November 2.
NEWCASTLE POLICE. WEDNESDAY. There was no business on the sheet this day. THURSDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
NEWCASTLE POLICE. WEDNESDAY. There was no business on (lie sheet this day. THUKSDAY. (Before the 1'olice Magistrate.) Drunkenness, &c— Willinm Donnelly, labourer, and .lames llutcliinson, bricklayer, were fined 5s. ench for drunkenness. Peter Dickson, bnker, wns fined 20s. for being drunk and disorderly. Ellen Yomigmni), an old offender, was lined 40s. on the same charjie. Non-pavmknt or Wauf.r. — James Wa'son, who hnd been summoned for non-pnyment of \vas»es, nmnunting to £-1 14s, 2-1., due to .lamps Hennessy, forwarded the amount. As the complainant had boon kept out of work for three days through trying to get his wages, nn order was further made forWat son to pny \5s. expense, and 2s. Gd. costs uf sum mons.
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. I aukiva's. : ; ', r..— \Vjr,t,ii, ft, mnrr. from Sy.lnry. Niiv. 7. — Oraftfin. stenmpr. from Sv'dncy. Nov. 7._Mf..v Mnnn. Ffcmnpr. Irotii Svdriov. Mnv. '.— Sikiii, li-iir. 212. Aniler*™,' jron'i Kydnt'v, in liallnst. IJinc!.. nnd Co., -i'i,nts. Nov. -!.— White Sl'ir. ship, Kfil, Kcrr, frnm Sydney. ni ronlr for I.yltlclon. S.'/.. Cirgo : 211') shcpp. M»rt and f'«. ; 1 1 piekftjtt1!! fi'.i. part of original cargo. F-:ii(!le nuii €?-., BgClllS. DKr.xiiTritr.p. Nov.C. — WnraUli. Mcimpr. for Wide I'.ir. i»»v. u. — r.iirn !.,-?«»;. unique, Mellon, nir Aii':ia:iii', wnn COO ton*! coal. Duislv and Co.. ngpnls. Nov. 0.— Henpiil.liarii'ie. Rot-Is, for JiltiXI' HniVmr. N\Z. ''??'?rtrti : I7.'t bead cattle, 3 burses, and 10 cases syrups. Tnlly slid Co., »i;entR. Nov. 7.— Ornfton, cteamcr, for Grafton, C. River. Nov. 7. — New Moon, steamer, fjr Maclcay River. PROJECTED DBPARTURKR. J-iiirl, Inrqiin, 2S5, Short, for Auckland, N'.Z. liinglo and (Jo., neenfi. Mnrgnretrm ILiwrrr....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
sredi-' STEAM TO SYDNEY. ?foot li The Australasian Steam Navi 'ginijL JeIbL gation Company's Steamers will leave into |iJ||JJ^.Morfetii (calling at Newcastle), SggggSP until further notice, as follows : — door,foNI- A ys|collarov, Captain Mulhall, J3e' HURSDAYS/ at^-m- W$ 'UESDAYS UULAL0Kai Captain Adams' *~' * iidays. J Bt2P-m- SSS. GEORGE R. DIBBS & CO., Agents, Scott-street. uong Newcastle, November 9, 1861. ? W THE NEW GOLD FIELDS-OTAGO. aany ? i Fk-» '^ne first-class clipper Ship ' MAR ! jBfliLGARETHA ROESENER,' 700 tons, ' ^e $2§a3f'Ch?rles %£crs» commands?, ^having too RE3Z8S0 arrived from Otago, will sail'fjarly in . November from Newcastle. This fine vessel has ofty and spncious 'tween decks, thoroughly venti doo* ded, also a full poop, and offers an opportunity for too avengers seldom to be met with in this port. Freight , ,. nd passage, moderate. Provisions Al. Early ap *'»j totion necessary to the undersigned, as only a lity, raited number of berths will be guara...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
j The (tt'batc upon the railway policy of the (jovcrnment, which lasted for four* niprlits, I lifts terminated in favour of the .Ministry. ! 31 r. Mutton's nmeiidmcnt, wliich went to j afFinn the principle, that the extension of the i three main lines — north, south, and west — should be made simultaneously, was nega tived by the larg.i majority of W to 17. ATc j are not, however, therefore to pri'smivj, with j any great degree of certainty, that the pro- I posals of the .Ministry will be assented to. j when they came, under di--cus-sion during the I consideration of the estimates. A very large j proportion of the members look part in t the debate, and whilst Mr. IJ.otto:i's amend- i m«nt w;vs defeated by so large n majority, i many of those who voted against it ha-.l alio | previously expressed their tlisjcnl from ]-or- tions of tlie'^finisterial seheuit!. This scheme may be said to consist in the carrying out the. southern line (o Gimlhtirn, the 'staying the. wstern one to Penriti...
FUNERAL OR MR. SAMUEL COHEN.— The funeral of [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 9 November 1861
l'ii:;rn,w. or Mr. Samimii. Coiikn.— The funeral of 1li' late Mr. Samuel Cohen took place in Sydney on Wed., nisday. The cortege coiis'sted of the b'arse, fourteen iiifliituinjr coaches, and seventy. two carriages. In- ill's: ST.— An iiujiu-st was held on Thursday at Ho'1'.e's Hole!, by the. district Coroner, asvistcd by Captain Allen, the harhonr master, on the body of John Anderson. n sailor Iwlniising to the schooner Otajt'o. From the evidence, it iHirieiri'! that at nb'Uif one o'clock that moniinir, when od' Hedhead, the captain had ordered Anderson to gel n taeklo jilnft to get the starhnanl anchor nil' the gunwale; whiUt -!:un,v this he had fullen on llie deck, and was killed tlmingl) « wound received on the light ear, which p?iu-ir:iteil into thf bruin. The demised wns .V.\ years of age. lie was i unit!1 sober at the lime, A verdict of accidental death was | li'limicd in accordenre with the evidence. I UKiitiRAn It wi.\v.\y.--Tnr. Cijai. avd CeriT.it f'n.'s Woiiks.— The woil:...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 13 November 1861
jyiETOALFE ANH LLOYD, SHIPPING AND KAMHiY OHOCBRS, TEA AND PROVISION MERCHANTS,, 478, Gearge-slreel, Sydney, (O P e O S I T R TUG MARKETS,) PURVEYORS OF THE CONCENTRATED TURKEY COl'l'EE. METCALFE & LLOYD bog (0 inform their country friends, that they havo commenced business ns above, ot\ the premises formerly known us ilnnksnnd Lloyds', and respectfully .solicit a sh'ara of that .support, to which, 'fu-'r -0 years' experience in the Australian, coltmics, they trust they nre entitled. M. & L havo purchased their stuck under tha most favorable circumstances, nnd of which their oustomcrs will have the benefit. They pled^n themselves to - eel) only the best brandx, from such houses as Crosso and Lilackivell, Hatty, Hill nnd Ledger, 'Oarers, Finnis nnd Fiihcr, liroome, &c, thus ensuring nil goods in their establishment to be of (ho finest (juility. Wo shall devote capecial intention tq tho CONCENTRATED TURKEY COFFEE, roailrri upon a peculiar and improved principle...
NEW ZEALAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 13 November 1861
NEW ZEALAND. Bvr tho Loohiel wo (FleraM) have papers from Otago to tho 23th ultimo ; from NoUon to tho 17th ; and from Taranaki to the 2lth. OTAGO. Tho Provincial Council met in tho Council Hall, Dunedin, on Wodnesduy, tho 24th ultimo, when tho sessiou was opsnod for tho dispatch of business, by an address from his Honor the Superintendent. Alluding to the gold discovery ho remarked : — ' Within tho short porio I which has olap3ed since tho disoovory of gold in this provinoo, there is reason to believe that not loss than 70,000 ounces have boon extracted from tho earth, and as yet the operation of tho miner haro boon confined to shallow sinking in alluvial deposits ; whore thoso all wo had to dopend upon, I should hive fears fur the future, but tho intro duction of soienoo, capital, machinery, and ukillod labour will open out fresh sourooi of wealth of various kind.-), of the exisfcenoo of which thura is little reason to doubt.' Tho total amount of revonue for the Province, during t...
QUEENSLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 13 November 1861
' ? QUEENSLAND. [[from the Herald's .correspondent J A committee of tho Brisbane Muoioipal Coun cil bas been for so-me time past considering tho best mode of lighting tho city. In reference to 'this subject they had an inv«rview with Mr. 'Huntley, who offered, on the park of tha Sydney ''Gas Company' to famish the whole of tbe plant. . mains, &o., and to erect gas works, and pay such rental as might be afterwards arranged, provided the corporation would guarantee one hundred public lights, at £12 per light per annum, within the distauco of three miles. This proposal, how ever, the committee recommended the council to reject, and advised that the eity surveyor b« instructed to prepare the necessary information for transmission to Sydney, Melbourne, and England, in order that tenders may be invited for supplying the necessary plant for gas works. It is surprising how unexpectedly, and from what trifling causes, human lifo may be placed in jeopardy. On Wednesday last while Sir ...
THE ISLANDS IN BASS'S STRAITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 13 November 1861
THE ISLANDS IN BASS'S. STRAITS. A great deal of interest has lately been found in investigating the position, prospects; capabilities^ and' resources of the islands in' Bass's Straits. Attention has been directed .towards them more' -particularly ra conse quence of considerable deposits of gun no oc- ?curring in sevei'al; which hove attracted to their-^Iroras'.spficiirMtors from.'B!ol)nrt Town ..rind'tlie adjoining' colonies. Many of the, islands, however, have not- yet been ascer tained to be ? repositories of- this '-valuable manure..* Stjll ns runs for stock, small farms, nnd.tlre purposes of a distinct race of indi viduals known, as ' Sealers,' they are ascer tained to bo very valuable. And no doubt, although even the very- names of these islands have perhaps never- been heard; by a large number of the in-hubitnnbs of this colony (of which they are dependencies), as they become better known to the scientific,, the. adventurous, and the speculative, new, interesting, and practica...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 13 November 1861
C OLON I AL 'l3 XT It ACTS] The Iquama. — Not many days since we had proof that the Iguana or ' Merubimarner' of tho blacks does not subsist wholly on egg?. A largo individual of the foregoing species was destroyed noar tho bauk of tho river, and on closo examination there was seen protruding from its mouth what was at first supposed to bo tho tail of a snake, but which, when disgorged, proved to bo a half-grown individual of the samo species as its voracious dovourcr. Tbe head and body presented a flattened appearance, as though it had boon subjected to a severe pounding by its carnivorous cucmy. — Glarenceand Richmond Bxaminer. Copper and Iron Ore. — Through the kind ness of Robert Owen, Esq., wo have had an op portunity of inspecting a singular specimen of ooppor and iron oro, both contaioed in one pieco, and weighing several ouncos. Tho specimens, as far us we uoild judge, consists of about equal weight of cither metal, and from its spooiGs gravity must oontaiu a very largo prop...