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Crane Regulations. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
.On'ape Regulations. Tion depltations who waited upon the Minister for Works in reference to this sub ject, alpear to Ihave hit upon a hapyjr'plan :of?"reimedyini tlie many evils complained of. -, Wehave from tinmeto time urged uponthe authorities .tlhe necessity there was for im proving the shipping facilities at Newcastle, by,deepening the water at the various crane bfrths, and also providing mooring space where vessels could be taken after they were loaded; but instead of the deputation im ".pressing'pu on the Minister the absolute n'ecnssity ofmakingtheseimprovements, and ,, thereby preventing many of the delays which now take place through an insufficient .depth·-of water to enable large vessels to take in their fullcargoes at the cranes in :place ;of taking them in at the buoy, and also through vessels having to remain at the c.;oranes afterbeing ..loadbd, through want of "mooring ground. This, they isiuply suFg - gested:as a remedy tor all the evils why :I;steam colliers shou...
RACE FOR £10—HORSE V. MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
IACE pOrt £10--IORBE n , V A. , On Saturday nlast nl oexciting race for e'10 tookl lplaco on tile Wallsond running grou1dh1otwen Goo, Foerkin on his favourite haok " Slim Jim" against JTohn Hinton. h'J'e distance was 70 yards ilx and outb. andi the condlitions wrero that each hadl to stnrt by the repolrt of a gun, and run half tho distalnce aind then tutlrn. Iloth got away well togother, but Ilintotl o nd tho horse stlnmblod at tho.turning: 'Slim Jim," however, was the first to ,vecover his Pot, and cni ine a easy winnelhr. i
DELEGATE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
DELEGATE MEETINQ; i: C. TInoUnG the courtesy of the GenG10 Scre tary (Mr. JohnI Wood) we hve. rt?ceived the following : Minulltes of Spleeial Delegaite Meeting, lheld at Mr. Cairn's, August 7th, 1874. All the colleries were represented, along with the Treasurer and Secretary : The Secretary read a letter from tile General Chairman. tendering his resignation as Dis trict, Chairmrann. - v It :\was mnoved-" That MIr. E. Divis pre side over this meeting."--Carried. - MIinutes of previous meeting read and con firmed. MIoved-" That the Aggregate Meeting be postponed until four weeks from the time fixed."-Carried. Mloved-" That, after ihearing Mr. Wal lace's opinion on the dath of Lewis, at the Borehole, we, the Delegates, recommend ,to, the district thie advisability of having a barrister's opinion on the question." ' The resignation of the Gieneral Chairmah was next considered. MIoved-" Tlhat Mr. Alnwick be requested to re-consider his decision as to resigning the chairmanship of the dis...
Wallsend Horticultural Society. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
W"allscnd HIorticultural Society. Or Thursday evening last a special meeting of tile members of the above association was held in Mr. Trotter's Colliery Inn. There was a failr attendance of mnemblers and in .the absence of the president: Mr. Elijah Abel was voted to the chair. The Can?nIa , after reading .the advertis ment convening the meeting, said it would be well to decide, in the first place, the date for holding the next show, and announced the meeting open for the transaction of business. Mr. Thos. Cunnv, the honorary secretary, then. read the minutes of last committee meet ing. "? Mr. HrrPPLWHIT\ wishled to know who were the committee, and if there were any present.' Hlie thought that men on a com mittee should be those who felt an interest in their worlk. The SrECRETARY read the names of the committee who were first elected. Mlr. R. Mna?nriso then moved, and Mr. J P. TYLER seconded, " That a show take place on the 9th of Noveimbeh next."-Carried. Mr. J. EADE moved, and Mr. ...
Friendly Appeal Court. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
Frlendly -Appcal Court. 7. THE Friendly Appeal Court held in the Council Chambers, WVallsond, on Monday and Wednesday last, at thle i'lstanc of the Mlayor and aldermen of the rallisand Municipal Couricil, appoirs to havne resulted satisfac torily to those who attended. Seventy cases were submitted to the Council for considera tion, and. below we give the resullt bf th6 reductions maide:- John Lumdndeh; -du,,ed from £2i0s Gd to £2 4s Gd; Mrs. Heppel, 8s 2d to 7s; Mrs. Pratteno , £2 Gd to £1 10s id ; Robert Stoops, £1 3s 5d to 14s Sd i Tilliam WVil liams, 16s Sd to 1ls Od ; Mrs. Taylor, 16s 5d to 9s dr;: David Hugheos, .9s :3d to 5s, Mrs. Mitchell, 7s.to. 5s 10d;, George Lloyd, 9s Gd to 5s 10d; Georgd Walslh, Os d'to 7s; John Todd, 14s to .ls,; $amuell Dunstan, 11s Od to Os; Josepli.Oswoll, Os Od to Os; 10d';. George Firlkns,,£1 12s 5d to £1 da Gd; Mrs. Jackson, 16s. Gd to 1is; · Thos. Parkes, 9s 5d to Gs 10d; George Williams, Os 5d to Gs 10d; Tlhoimas Brown,.Os 5d to Gsl10d; David B3...
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. VESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
HEWCASTLE SHIPINC. ,VESBEL 8 LOADING AND TO LOAD.: WVildWaeP~ ei brig, 194, Wilson McCullu:km More, ship, 1686, Smith; loiding : 'allscend. Himlaiyiaship, 1008, Friston; loiading TWallsend Tre?el3y, ship, 1041, Loftus; to load Wallsend John Gamble, ship, 1027, 1immer; to load Walls end Don Enriquo, Peruvian ship, 1312, Mendoga; to load Wahllsend Buffoon, French ship,.,691, Legrange; loading Co ; operative c S?irra.Kevad.'Asmerican barque, 694, Daw Portland, ship, 872, Smith; to load Walleend. ?Mnoo-ntd"ihip, 627, Sneaddoin-~t1oi? ?T-"lii bton - City of Tenjore,. ship, 799, Smith; to load Walls end. lRhdderick Dhu, s;ip,; 1642,' Calvert; to load' , W,.. "allsend, Mallard, harque, 602, Duncan; to load New Lamby ton Asia, ship,. 1446,.~M'Millan; to loadCo-operative Cea.nther Bell, brig, 195, Pugh Claudine, barque, 501, Curtis; loading Lambton hooloo, American ship,.952, Shatswell;-to load Lambton .H?avilah, barque .0wer,; to load New Lambton .iGalatea, shi., 1477, Wherland: toload Wall...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
BOOTS BOOTSS! BOOTS! NO ONE IS DlRESSED WITJIOUT a PAlI of GOOD BOOTS, wlhich can be got ast McIMhullen's LAMBTON BOOTI FACTORY, DAILY, AND]). AT H..arlris' Asse.mblyy Rooms, WALLSEN D, STrERY PA' Y SA TURIDAY - MiONDAY BETTEII and OCHEAPEJ than at Any Olther IHoue in the DistrJict, as the following List will Prove : Men's Pit Boots .. ... 6s. MEN'S PIT BoO'TS(superior qual ity, with too platcs) ... ... • Ts. Ud. 1Men's gIlastic-Sides ...s. Men's Mock 1.jlmorals ... Ss. sGd. Womunl's oenial LIeather Elastic Mides .. .. .. Ga Ladies', Cent's, Maids', YotLthu' mid Children's Boots and Shoes in endless variety, EQUALLY AS CHEA'P, T. McMULLRN lIegs to Thank the Inhabitants of Lamdton, WVallseild, New Lambtoi, iand Varatah for their liberal patronage during the last two years, and to infornlm them tihat; in compliance with the Request; of a hlarge number of Wallsend Cus tomers, he will hold a Sale of Boots and Shoes at IJarria' A.seinl.!y loo'l e Evger!y Pay StS'rdlt y anmd Afondcy, to e...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
NOTICE. - R WM. RICHARDSON, oF NEWv . 1. !. CASTLE, has been appointed CA - VASISER andt COLLECTOR for this Journal in Newcastle, and his receipt woill be a suficient discharge. J. M. SWEET, Pro. Proprietors. Mfiners' Advocate Office, 124th July, 1 874. THU AvSTRLA( OINTMENT, To Mosare. Row and Co.--rsi,-I am sorry to say aince I saw you I had occasion to test your ointment. I had a very nasty and heavy fall, and much injured and bruised y thig?./ I have as yet only applied it onoepa-.n was immediately reliaved-uwaswl hg fast
(To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
. ('1'p the Editor qf the f[tters' Adtowernie' J, . Sull,-eoturnibg tog. ou my si?cero thanks for your ki'qd.ss in ilsecting mty last letter, I will now, with your.?prmisnion, give the people of Anlvil Oreek and C?rota the political reason why we should hav~e a Minuers' Institutdc . WVhatever man: be said agnilist the evolution thleoy hi connuection .with .lphysidal life, I ,thintLtk-tha .there can. beo'only, on? opimion entortained ,wlth roganrd. to mn??ntal ovolopnenut in gnuectiool. ijth poslitical li~f, tand that is, that it is eanilnently ,prcgrossive., From, the villianago and serfdom of the Saxon period, on to tho foudal systodn of,the Normans,. thee~toeto the frocdom of towns, and the iustituting of frooe biirgliers,;on f old John, .of ,Runneymdo, .and.'hiis mnagnus charta,...up to the formatioi of.our House of Commons in the thirteectlh icentury, forsiiird to tho introduction .of'ipjgtel," and its consorquent elghteldjg qf the, peojdl: a . mi~ndl o?t .ight tl~rqqg1? th? his...
ANVIL CREEK AND GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
ANVIL/ CREEK ANID GR9ETA. A M TEEIGo of those desirous of joining a Yearly Fund was. held at Gellatly's Greta Inn' on Wednesday evening, Angist 5th. The meeting was well attended arid Mr. Swinburn was voted to the chair. The chair man opened tlh meeting, and.said that le felt rather out of )lace, as he belonged to one yearly society aready, and as there were no provisions-n rle in the rules of. tli'it society for nmemnbers changing into another he could not join this; but he beleived that yearly societies were calculated to confer a great benefit upon a conununity of working men.c. I-e spoke from experience, as hlie was one of the 'Vallsend society, and it hais been found to work well. As an old member of Yearly Societies hlie lhad been invited to come there that night and explain in so far as le was able the internnal workings of these societies and the benefits to be derived. thcrefrom. I-e then read the rules of the Wallsend Yearly Fund, explaining where explanations were necessa...
WARATAH. POLICE COURT.—FRIDAY, AUG. 7TH, 1874. (Before the Police Magistrate (A. A. P. Tighe, Esq.), Messrs- Hill and Turton, J.P.'s) BIGAMY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
WARATAIE. SPOLICE FJT.:-FRIDAY,,. AuVo. 7TH, 1874. (Before the Polie oI Magiptrto (A. A. P. Tigho, Esq.), . Mossrs- 1ill and Turtgqr, J.?:.'s) - IOAMY. :I-Elizabeth Payne, alias Calvert, ,was charged with marrying one John Calvert on the 27th April, 1871, her husband (Stophen] Payne) being then' alive. ,r Mr. ,Thompson appeared for the proseoi tion, and Mr. Brown for the defence. John Burrowes depo~qd: I am Registrar fo~ Marriages at Newcnastle; as suchl regis tirar :I prod~lupe copy of marriage between Elizabeth Payne and stephen Calyort, which is a certified copy of the original. Mr. Thompson called John Gal,?rt as a witness, but the bench degided not to bear his evidence. Robert Turton deposed: I an a' magis trate of the territory, residing at Woratah; Tl . Juwt....defendantM rs. Pavnon I have ji;i~w th~dim 'to bd living at Waratah.ns man and dwif ;'I alwhays addessced her as Mrs. PEayne, I have reasbn to believe that she has been living withl John Calvert as his wife she calls h...
MR. HARPER AND THE BUSINESS PEOPLE OF LAMBTON. (To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
MR. IIARPEl AND THE BUSINESS PEOPLI OF LAMBTON. ('J'o lte Editorof the ilnerrs' A tdvoculte.) ".SlIt,-,Vill.you oblige nie by lindly pub lishing the followiig correspodence, bearing upon a statement iade by IMr. Hlarper last niight, 'ta" puibli meeting, held here, in refe:ence to the Sturday night train.. Mr. I-arper, duriiig his peech, in his usual gentle manly manner, stiplatised, in no measrlledl terms, the business icople of this place, more especially those whi composed part of the jury whlo sat upon hle ilnquest on the late Andrew Tunney. Tothose unfortuonate jurors hlie imputed false rid selfish motives for returniig the verdict they did, knowing (so .1lr. Harper says) thatthe rider added thereto would be tile me:,ns olstopping the running of the Saturday night tiin. Now, iMr. Editor, few peoplh in this disrict consider it worth their while to notice nything Mr. -Ilarper says; niithler would I d so now lhad hlie con fined himself to tile trutl. but when hle makes a deliberate...
Anvil Creek Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
SAnVil Creek Miners. TnE. Anvil Creek miners came out on itrike on Tuesday evening last. A meeting ~was held at ten o'clock on Vednesday, M[r. John Ashburn in the chair. The minutes of pre vious meeting were read and confirmed. The roll was then called, all mnembers being present, when it appeareda that about sixty seven men were out on strike. A leigthy discussion ensued as to the mode of procedure, when the following resolution was moved, seconded, and. carried :-" That during, the continuance of the strike, the roll be called every morning at ten o'clockl, and that no person leave'the.grbund only on their own responsibility." The following gentlemen were then elected as a committee to further the object of the testimonial to M]r. Francis :-Messrs. Canty, Powis, Tunks, Wright, Ashburn, Jamiesen, and Templeton. At the close of the meeting subscriptions were received for this object, the amount reach ing to nearly £8. We believe that the testi mnonial will take the form of an engros...
Miner's Meetings. Greta Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 8 August 1874
Main~rer's eetings. Greta Miners. THEl monthly meeting of thile Greta miners was held at Gretn, on Tuesday night last. Mr. Cunningham in the chair. The Chairman opened the meeting, and called upon the secretary to read the minutes of thIe previous meeting, which were read and conlirmed. -... Tihe balance sheet for the last quarter end ingy July 15th, was then readgand confirmed. when it appeared that the total amount collected and in hand for tihe quarter was £40 12s., and thie expenditure £18 8s. Gd. leaving a balance in hand of £28 3s. Gd. The amounts disbursed from the various funds during thle quarter were,--Accident Fund. £8 10s.; Union Fund, nil; local fund £7 10s.; and I.the amounts in hand to the credit of the said funds,-eccident, £8 19s., (exclusive of £10 received from the directors) local, £2 12s. Gd ; union £10 12s. 10d. Owing to the resiglation of three of thie coumnnittee, Messrs Morris, Allanby, and Carrol were elected in their stead. A discussion next ensued respect...