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WALGETT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
WALGETT. AtBrewarrina, this week, an aboriginal named Gideon Tommy was killed by another bluc.kfullow named Jack, by a spear passing- through his body. Some altercation, caused by jealousy, occurred between them, wliun Tommy flung a* boomerang at Jack, who immediately retaliated with a jag spuar, throwing it with that unerring precision, which rarely fuus to provu futul i-i its aim. It entered the body in a vjtal part, and thu unfor tunate Tommy '?shuffled oil' tlie mortal coil' soon after. A jtuxt irmrhm examination and magisterial inquiry took placo touching the event, when thu abuvu facts were elicited. Jack, thu blackfullow, was then arrested, charged with tho death of 'JVmimy, and will be examined upon Thursday, thu 2nd proximo, before the Brewar rilid. bunch. — Mercury.
CESSNOCK. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
CESSNOOK. Tho settlors reseding between this place and the platform station on the Great Northern Rail way, wishing to gut a direct rond from Deep Creek to thu station, communicated with our member, who git tho CJovurnmuiit to mark out thu road, and likewise to give money towards its imprnvunient. The road is a groat accomodation, but tho settlors do not approve of it as marked out by thu surveyor. Thoy got np a petition about it some mouths ago, proparud by Mr. O'Keefe, thu solicitor, of JVIuitlaiul, and had it forwadud, numerously signed, to Mr. Burns, who has this week sent up the reply of the Govern munt, which is to tho effect that the direction askod cannot bu adopted for various reasons. — Mercury.
LATEST NEWS. Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
LATEST WEWS. FROM OBEVILLE'S TEI.EOBAM COMPAXY. ? ? ' Sydney, Tuesday. A new and apparently valuable Copper Mine has been discovered near Cowra. Their Honors the judges delivered judg ment in Fraser v. Evans, and Lothbridgo r. Rus den this morning. In Frazcr v. Evuns the eflecl o£ the j\idgmeut is that the plaintiffs are to pay all the costs of both trials. In Lethbridge v. Rusden the award of the arbitrators has been re turned for reconsideration. Tho cargo of flour ex Emma Maria, from Cali fornia, waa sold by auction, in various lots, to day at £18 to £18 10s. per ton. New Insolvents. — Alfred Stockman, of Sydnoy typefound«r. J ohn M'Curdle, of Pretty Plains, near Orango, farmer. The new Comedy of Colonial Experience, by Mr. Walter H. Cooper, a gentleman for a long time connected with the Sydney Press, is attract ing good houses fb the Victoria Theatre. Mr. Henry Priestly quotes best lucerne hay @ £3 to £4 ; oaten, in great demand © £5V ton. Staw @ £2 to £3 P ton. Maizo, in demand...
WEST MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
WEST MAITLAND. The Lamjt.ky Testimonial. — In our report of tho presentation of a testimonial to Mr. J. D. Lanyluy, some short time ago, wo mentioned that an inscription wus to be engraved upon it ; this bus since been done, and thu base upon which the statuette rest now bears these words — ' Presented to Mr. J. D. Langley, by thil inhabi- tants of West Maitland and thu surrounding dis tricts.' Wu aro informed that photographs of the testimonial will be taken for distribution among the subscribers. Wind ash Dust.— On Satnrday, instead of a df wnpour of rain, as nioat people expectud after the weather of thu previous day and two nights, we were treated to a most boisterous westerly wind, driving tho dust and JeaveB about in a very capricious and violent way. Every one who had to walk up High-street met a frequent whirl of small gravel, for it was more than dust that struck one's face so persovuringly ; and the houses were models of untidiness indcors. Not a fuw metal roofs hud a shee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
NOTICE. Mr. Alderman JOHN KKATIKQ, of Hvjh-tlreti, Morpeth, hat been appointed Ayent for the iVKWCAS TLE CHRONICLE, and is authorised to receive Sub scriber's names, payment of Accounts, as well as Adver tisements, and Orders for Job 1'nnting. Chronicle Office, July C, 18CS. Mitt Mary Gordon, Postmistress, Tomaijo, has been appointed ayenl M the ' Nciccustte Chronicle,' and is authorised to receive subscribers' names, payment of ac counts, as well as advertisements and orders for job printing, on behalf of this ogee, ' Chronicle' Office, 3rd July, 13G8. TO ADVERTISERS. KTAc circulation of this journal on Tuesdays and Thurs days is greatly in excess of what the circulation of the old Wednesday'! issue used to he, and not very considers ably less than our present Saturday's issue. AdvertUcr' would do well to bear this in mind.
UPPER HUNTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
UPPER HUNTER. Since my last thd weather has continued dry — iharp frost at night, and iu general cold, drying, winds during thu day. Thu consequence is, thu ground is us hard us ever. Nevertheless, the larmers are putting thuir sued in tho ground. Should rain nut come soon, it would bu us well in the bags. A feu- have finished, but it will taku nearly four weeks yet till all are fiuishud. Thu ground is liurrowud very rough, consequently a great deal of the seed lias not come up, and loolis thin. Grass is very scarce, stuck aru losiug condition, and the prospects uf a good lambing uru puor. Aberdeen, at present, is rather a stirring place, n considerable number of navvies being ut work there on thu railway. ' Nuw stores aru being built, aud one spirit merchant's warehouse. 1 fancy there aru mostly as many stores in Aberdeen us private houses. At Scone everything is very dull und lookiug liku a howling wilderness, so that news ut pru ?ent is out of thu question. There wus some talk a ...
TO CORRESPONDENTS [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
to' correspondents. Wide Awake.— Wo had ratlicv not publish your stric tures on the mnnnKeniont of the Kewcnstlo Fire Brigade at present, nml the misappropriation of the funds. Yours is not tho only complaint of a similar kind. We purpose dovotiug an article to the subject before long. THURSDAY, JULY 9, 18G8.
LARGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
LARGS. ' AH lin.il, Columbia,' is a regular Yankee ox expression, but I am going to borrow it for my own purpose un tho present occasion, and to suy at once, 'All hail tho Chronicle' — our 'old friend with a new facu.' Really, you havu im proved your frontispiece not a little, aud you havu also made such a marked change for thu butter in your tyyogi-aphical urraugemuiits gonu rally that our village grandpapas and grand mamas can now neruso thu broadsheet without glasses. Well, Mr. Editor, go on and prosper. Your vessel is now fair before the wind, your sails aru)spreud, and uvery inch of your canvas seems to bu full ; and having an expansive ocean to traverso, with skilful mariners ami u trust worthy helmsman, there is no fear of shipwreck. I do not writoto flatter you, but simply to accord my humble meed of praise where I think 1 am called upon to do so. 1 suppose your contem porary of twenty-two years' standing will bo ey j ing you with jealous/ — un element to which no one is sca...
THE IRISH CHURCH QUESTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
THE IRISH CHURCH QUESTION. The most important subject that has come before the British Purlianieut for very many years is the question of the Established Church of Ireland. We believe that people generally were somewhat startled when Mr. Gladstone introduced his now celebrated proposal for the disendowment of that church. The Conservatives, wuo are con tinually seeing revolutions in every political change which is not introduced by their own friends, were perfectly frantie at the boldness of the proposal j and Mr. Disraeli, from whom more caution and greater com mand of temper might have been expected, has been denouncing the Opposition leader and his followers as a band of robbers, quar relling over their plundfir. The Premier is evidently smarting under the severity of his defeat, lor he seems to have calculated upon a decided victory at the commencement of the debate, however much he might see rea son to- alter this opinion before its close. Heisa-vVj ambitious man, and now that ...
PARADING GROUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
PARADING GROUND. Having managed to gather a little news, I send it to you, hoping that- space may be afforded for its insertion in' your valuable paper. Native Doqs.— These pests arET 'particularly, numerous at present. They nightly prowl ion the moors, and readily pounce on auy calf or old cow which: they may meet. Mr. A. Mortimer has had three or four fine hoifers destroyed by them. ? Totai Abstinence Meeting.— Our little vil lage (pardon mo for using the term village, but I can find no better name) was quite enlivened on Wednesday evening by the monthly meeting of our teetotal society. The Wesleyan Chapel (tho building in which it was heldi was comfort ably filled by those of all ages. On tho motion of Mr. L. Bishop, seconded by Mr. Joseph L.avis, Mr.'W. Bowdun, benr. , of Tnmngo, was votod to the chair. Mr. Bowdun made a short opening address, stating that it gave him great pluosuro to see so ninny present. Ho was also glad toaeo that the ladies mustered strongly, which was, in ...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
LOCAL ITEMS. The TREaDYTERiAK College. — The Rev. Jnmes Ca meron, M.A., of ltiohmoiid, arrived in Newcastle on Tuesday morning, frohi Stodney, on hU way north wardi, to raise funds in aid of th» new Presbyterian College he haviugtbeen deputed by the College Committee of tha Presbyterian Church of Ne * South 'Wales for that pur pose. We understand- that another deputation will shortly visit Haitian J on a similar mission. Fat Bullock. — Yesterday; one of the fattest bullocks wo ever remember seeing was brought down from Singleton, by train, for Mr. House, butcher. As it passed along Hunter-street it certainly looked an im mense animal, and attracted considerable attention. So encumbered Vas it with flesh that it could scarcely 'walk, and the person in charge of.it (one of Mr. Homo's men) expressed his belief' that it would weigh 1800 owt., or within 200|owt. of % ton. It is to h» slaughtered this wook. Newcastle Lifeboat Committee.— A meeting of this committee was held on Tuesday. Th...
MINMI. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
M1NMI. Mr. Editor— I have but- very little news for you this time. I am glad to hear that everyone is of the same opinion as myself about having your valuable paper three times a week. 1 con sider it a boom to the inhabitants of Newcastle and the only harm I wish you is success. The weather is very fine but frightfully cold. '?T.he pit is working very well, in fact ~yre; have Jbeon working night and day. . . '. . ^jjEfiave heard that our worthy doctor , is about forming a debating class. I believe he has up Otarda of fifty persons waited on him to form a (ftebating society. I am most happy to soe our Jffinmi people are getting more civilized. I hope if Dr. Freeman does form a society whichl think he will— it will be attended by one and all — the benefits that we Bhall derive from it will be great. The doctor will also I believe gire the society one of the largest rooms in Minmi gratis he teams to take a great interest in it, and we must try and do our best and invite all gentlemen -...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS. JULY 7. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS. JCLT 7. Grafton (».), 213, Crecr, from Sydney. W. K. Loch head, agent. Heather Bell, bq., 472, Findlay, from Melbourne, 30th ult. C. F. Stokes and Co., agents. You Yangs (s.s,), 474, Clark, from Sydney, 'W. H. ?\Vhyte, agent. Monnta. ship, 637, Barnason, from Wallaroo, 24th ult. G. HewUon, agent. Alexandra, brig, 289, Groves, from Melbourne. TV. H. Whyte, agent. Asne* Jessie, sch., 187, M'Kinlny, from Sydney. H. B. Wallace, agent \ July 8. Aurifera, bq., 136, M'Eachern, from Wallaroo, 28th nit. G. Hewison, agent. Ranter, bq.,:,263, Lowrio7 from Melbourne, 1st inst. K. H. Grierson,* agent. Sarah Ann, bq., 409, Wills, from Melbourne. Captain, agent. ' Ann and Jane, bq., 262, M'Donald. from Melbourne. Captain, agent. DEPAUTOItKS. \ Jolt 7. Masonic, bq., 540. Lnmpher, for Shanghai, with 684 tons coal. C. Robertson, agent.- v Cornelia Gertrude, brig, 237, Wilman, for Java, with 311 tons coaL C. F. Stokes aud Co., agents. Jacobus, Dutch ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
HUNTER RIVER NEW STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY. STEJM TO SYDNEY. Tie MORPETH, Captain Buon, TUESDAY and fl/ FRlDX^r Mornings. The OITWvF NEWCASTLE, Captain Summeebell, WEDNESDAY in'd SATUKDAY Mornings. / /gJJORGE TULLY & CO.. Agents. Hunter Eiver New Steam Navigation Co. KETURN TICKETS. FROM THIS DATE, RETURN TICKETS will bo issued, available for one week, to passengers by any of^tho H.R.N^S.N. Company's first-class steamers, aUtbxlbllowjriijystes :— Salaon - /// ? ? A ?/? - 25s. Stcttruge ** r ? !? J ' ^B- I \BEJfltGE TULLY k CO. Newcastle, Fub. J9, lSCgT'^ ? 416 Notice to Shippers to and from the Hunter AND MELBOURNE. ANY Goods Shipped by tlmj/Company's Steamships, toyfiSyuitvarded tp Melbourne will ba delivered to the ^/ I ' YOU YANGSnv. DANOEN0NG .SjpCAJtSlfflPs, / at the adjoiniug Wl/rf, wraKft any charge for re moval, and goods fi'Slu Melbourne will be received in like manner. F.J.THOMAS. Manager. Offices— Foot of Market-street. 30th March, 1»». 700 PUBLIC NOTICE. S T JS A ...
SALES, MEETINGS, AND AMUSEMENTS. This DaY (ThURSDAY). [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
SALES, MEETINGS, .AND AMUSEMENTS. ♦ This Dat (Thdbsdat). V Sale of saddle and buggy horses, at the Mprkot Wharf \ Inn, at eleven o'clock, by Mr. Bonarius. ' *' - Publio meeting'at the Hand of Friendship, Minmi, to fornl a DebilVig Society. 'FniDAT. Joil 10. ?. Lecture at the Public Sohool, Lower Heyhnm, by the Bev. E. O. Pritchard. Subjeot, 'The Wonderful Story - about a Wonderful Book. Meeting of the Local Boad' Committee, at the Sohool of Arti, Lambton, at half-past three p.m. _ ? Pubho meeting at Wallsend, to tako steps to moor porate Wallsend and Plattaburg. Satubdat, Jolt 11. Solo of flour,, aoks, &c,at Mr. Whyte's flour itore, Watt-street, at eleven «,m., bylxr. Bishop. . Sunday, July 12. ,?'.-' Burirood Primitive Methodist Church Anniversary Services. ? MolnUTi j0LT 13. Sale of household furniture, lit Wwstali, at t»r«lv«-' o'slock, by Mr, -Vhit«niau,
NEW LAMBTON [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
NEW LAMBTON. - Really, sir, you must excuse me for not send ing tliis communication in timofor last Tuesday's issue of your valuable journal, but I had quite forgotten that tho Chronicle had becomo a tri weekly. You will think, no doubt, that tho in terest evinced in this instance by me in the wel fare of the Chronicle is but small, but, be that as it may, I can only attribute my forget fulness to one fact — that is, that you have not for the past week been bored with omissions for waut of space. Considerable excitement exists at this place, consequent upon the proposed incorporation of the colliery townships, and various aro the opinions held by tho Commoners in reference to thu abo/e question. It is not my intention to discuss the matter here, as I observed in your journal of last Saturday an intimation that the deputation intend visiting this locality ere long. The sooner the better, as I think the inhabitants here ought to be consulted on tho subject before our neighbours at Lam...
WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
WALLSEND. We have had more excitement here within the past few day* than I remember to have Been for a considerablu time past. First of all there was the incorporation meeting on' Fri day last, which naturally caused a great deal of discussion. Then on tho Monday night follow ing a great sale took place, at Fryar's place. It was lai'L'oly attended, and there was considerable competition. In the evening of tho same day the Rev. Mr. Nairn delivered u lecture in the Presbyterian Church in aid of the Young Men's Christian Association. On Monday and Tuesday evenings the Star Company gave two entertain ments, which considering the slackness of things were well attended. The performances took placo in the Oddfellow's Hall, and were worth witnes sing. Your townsman, Mr. J. D. Laugloy, was expected hero to deliver a lecture, in the Church of England, on the 7th iust., but owing doubt less to some uuavoiaduble and unforeseen circum stance, tho lecture did not uomo oil'. A man named Maddisun h...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
rr\ H O M A S / I N N E S, s h i p c wk wsr^k f/ ? NEWCASTLE. P JAMES D E A N E & C O., STEAM-TOG PK0PKIET0K3, GENERAL SHIffi&g .^SENftft adij/kss^ l^y SCOTT/TREEr; Newcastle. T- OBERT BRKOKENKIDGE, ft AUCTIONEER, COMMISSION AGENT k TIMHEK MERCHANT, JIIiA.KE-STUBET, NEXT A. A. COMPANY'S BRIDGE, . NEWOmtLkr- (f ? / v? 1 Agent for the Stockton Stnftm Saw Mills. Qrdert'for Hardwood promptly atlenilun to. WILLIAM ADAMS, Wholesale and Rrtaii, FAMILY -Si SHIPPING aROMER, China, Glass, a\\A Stoneware Denier. ' f ? r CITY WAREHOUSE, HDNTER & WOLFE STREETS. 66B WILLIAM ARNOTT, BREAD & BIS£UIT_BAKl£j( (fat A ^ If CONFEO/l'IgSEH: // Cabin Biscuits, Ynrlta/Picnics, imd Fancy BiacuiU, Wholesale and Rutoil. The Tbadr Supflikd. &5T Note tho AddrosB :— Opposite W. H. HOPPER, Draper, Hunter-ntreel, Newcastle. 2lU WILLIA MyJ* M) WA R D S O 2f, BLACKSMItIl/jLjM.yUER, w Nelson - STlreET^yW' aJlusbni^ Horuun Plated on tho mcfet approved principle. ~\r O U N G, B R...
POLICE INTELLIGENCE NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. Tuesday, July 7th, 1868. Before H. Scott, Esq., P.M.,J.Hannel, Esq., J.P. Drunkeuness. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 9 July 1868
POLICE I JTM3L L I 6 E N C E . NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. Tuesday, July 7tji, 18(58. Before H. Scott, Es-j., P.3[., anil J. Hunnell, EdH.., J.P. ?DntiiHattittii. EHob Rhodes, Bryan King, nml Oeorge Langhton were respectively ft,iel\ 20s. for licinj; in ii utiite of in toxication in tlio streets. Klein Rliuilcn wai nlso fined 40a. for being ttiunk und disorderly, and Bryan King, Ss. for assaulting Phillip Ueslmuls, Wednesday, July 8th, 18G8. Beforo H. Scott, Esq., P.M., undj. Coilotto. Esq., J.P. Charpt ofSteulwg Money. James Carley (» little boy) was charged with stealing 3a. 0£d. in silver and copper, the property of Peter Chnrlea Smith, Newcastle, on the Oth iimtnnt. He was discharged with a catuion— his father entering into to cognizance for his future behaviour. Drunkenness. John Kuihey and Frauds Bradley, pleaded guilty to being drunk and disorderly, and were fined— the' former iu 10s. and the lattor in 2O.i. ? -or, in default, the usual alternative. . Inaultinij Zunguage. Thomas ...