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Hamilton Council. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 12 August 1874
I Hamiltonl Council. THE above body met on Monday evening last. Present--The Miayor, Aldermen MIil ton, Cherry, Swain and Murray.--Minutes of last meeting read and confirmed. CORRESPONDENCE. Letter read from thle Council to Charles Matthews, contractor; from the Council to T. M. M'Kay, Esq., surveyor; from the Council to James Iannell, Esq. Letter read from Charles Matthews, asking for one m?onth's extension of time to complete Mil ton-street; letter read and received from James Cameron, asking the Council to repair thie hill in WVinship-street, and a crossing wanted in front of Cameron's hotel. Alderman Murray moved, and Alderman Cherry seconded, "That the Council grant Charles Matthews the one month's exten sion of time applied for to complete Mlilton street."-Carried. Alderman MIurray mdved, and Alderman Milton seconded, "That Mr. Cameron's letter be acknowledged, and inform him that the hill in Winship-street will be repaired as soon as possible, and that the Council has no stre...
VISIT OF THE HON. JOHN SUTHERLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 12 August 1874
VISIT OF THE HON. JOHN SUTHERLAND.' ' ";!' ITHE .Hon. J3ohn Sutherland," Minister for ,oorkls, who: has" boet' bi'a official visit to the iunter .'distric dutliiing thde past five or six dlyss, returrned fromniWest Maitlarid yesterday afternooiioi'fr Newciastl~., The honi.gentle'amn after visiting all stations o th othe o h'eornline on Frqay, as far as'ilurruiundi, as well las Srork extonsions.odf the line, returned ito Mr'eptli' od SAGturday .rifternoon. Yesterday 'r,. utherland, paid a visit "t tlhe Morpeth Slibliod''Sdiol'61 hbro an', impromptu 'exami~: .nation 'bf. -the: scholars was held, 'vitli the' ,resultof whicfi the lion' gentlenati eoxpressed himself highly pleased, and at its conoliusion *regaled the children with a liberal'gift of fruit aidsweetinieats, besides tireating' theiu t 'a f holfidiay. . ":The siunj'en pu.it at Hinton wass also: in-: spcctedd, as wsll as several df 'thie leading: establish ments' at Morpeth" . ' . . " ,'': '.. i '. " Mr. Sutherland (who' was a...
WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 12 August 1874
WA.RATAI. TIuERE is splendid news from the Hanbury Gold Mining Company's claim, and some of our townsmen are buying up all the shares they can get hold of. I am credibly informed that since the company have had their new machine erected they have had four crushings of stone. The first averaged 2) dwts. to the ton, the second 5 dwts., the third 17 dwts. 11 gres., and the fourth 1 oz. 6 dwts. Accord ing to reports they anticipate next crashing to yield still better, as the gold can be seen quite plain in the stone. They are at present work ing a vein in the reef from 3 feet to 5 feet wide, lying nearly horizontal. It is estimated that 5 dwts. will pay all expenses, as the stone is so easy to get. The Hen. John Sutherland (Minister for WVorks) paid us a visit yesterday. Mr. R. Turton and Alderman Watson attended upon him, and brought prominently before his notice the principal requirements at the railway station. The chief matters represented to the Minister were the enlargement of the...
(To the Editor of the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 12 August 1874
: ('T'o Che Editor of b ie fin;er's' Advocate. ) SSIn,-WVill you permit me, ihrough the columns df ybar'viluablle jounlal, tonmake a:lew remarks to a reply in yoiuriWcdnesday's issue, where it states :that there' is nothing:iii the rulcs, of .th.Mlincra's (Union to prevent its members from tendering for work that is not in connection wlith their own work in the pits.' how, Sir, as tenilering'for work has a tcindency at all times to reduce the price of labour, I think.that'it is high time that.a rule was made by the; Miners' Union to prevent the members from tenderingfor labourers' work not in connection with tlhld mines when the iits'hire in fuli'work, as I, for one bhave suffered severelyithrough tiem tenidering for labour hot in.connection.with their own. ....:., .Your obedient servant, 2.. . , A WORKING MAN. Dark Creek, Aauust.7, 1874.
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 12 August 1874
NEW LAMBTON. ON Tuesday last a man working at the new Srmelting Works had his wrist severely cut, wounding two arteries. Dr. Grigson attended, and dressed the wound. The man is now doing well. On Monday liist a. boy named. Brown fell from his horse while crossing a creek near this township, and had a narrow escape of being drowned. This colliery has only lost one day for the last five weeks. August 11, 1874.
Latest Telegrams. SYDNEY. Tuesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 12 August 1874
(: a. a.. iio ,n Cirrejisao ilenit., . +. .·-' : ··.! · · ,- +.. . +. . . . +.' SYDNEY. : .-" "" .;,'.; ,:, Tuesday evening. ThIm?Waratah.tuam, colliur;i.jrinward boundl, from Nowcastlo, rani into' theobariue .Alyns ]slo,, bundmid tio' Pau.lang,'orubhing in forn't fir'ake of 'laiilkinog, 'starting the fittings inthle' caiitirin's cabin, and teatring awa.y the1 mira channuls an:d a portion of ,tho bnlwarks. .i '. " r ,'lh Frencioh corvotta , L'ormitto,, one Of the . u i ·i~nd? nlfastest ai.sebls blionging t' thie French i1trv.iai-totidly "6st on' W'allis i'sland, oin or about ,t~lUl@ Oth:.d me. , .... .. ·· i : P ? 1, , ? ?; ' ,: r, i1 : ' L ' ' ? . ?' · • ' Oda ishirea continue in actniverequet, and a large hii is wa,.done u:to-diay in WaUshud at 1li, I an1 I , sisk :w rt alor? ~t
THE SETTLEMENT OF THE DURHAM DIFFICULTY. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 12 August 1874
THE. SETTLEMBENT OF THE DURHAM •. , .;: 'DIFFIO F ULTy. ... " ' ' (lrm tie ti' Nionratle.o.Tjyne chro tlo e, l'May 9th. l) TaKE Durham Miners' Assdciation ihaie just piasiedl'througli a .gienta crisis h"aliad the'wholse district hai just escIapd ait' grkeait. peril.' I No greaterioer d anil calamity' tali' thtat which' menaced the entire countIry for hr'or five' days~A this week .has over' blph oeiiountered tlhero i for if, by smniah malign arid fatal chance, a general striike lad "'ccurred, riin' and misery woiild& hate been th' common lot of tlhousands between' the Ty'io and the Te·ds Happily ihe tearille catantroph'e has' ,bea' ;ayqrted... Weare w able agaiiV,'t aongratfata ihe'"Darhaitnineras on'tie', triumph among, ?m-itf.?dg8n '^ Q?.iymioOin: ' :I!-? ..... ' It will be-remembered that the notice of the coal-doiiers for a reduction of 20 per cent. was imet by an offer on the part of the men to aubmit to a loss of half that pIerioent age. This offer was rejected by the m...
FOOT RACE FOR £40. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 August 1874
•, ;PP:.?:?'?:' ?)?. .a9,?. -av~.gementioned jn a provioU. ijuon.that asmni deposit had'bebn plaloed for a match' bbt~cen W.. Hepplewhite,, lot aeqd s, an;e . ._MitohellI of Newcastle, we are now in a position to state that atloles'have been signed to the effoct that a is.tOake place between the parties mentionel the V t~end running ground 'on the 29th i o the mn £n (£20 aside), diptane onen and fifty eards, to start by. the re of a gun,-5i l ie t of £10 each: being Ptdn ;Ie,, the remain be poat?d previous 'the race. Both men, we derstand, are' u rgoing the customary course or ing, hbut.. i terea t so farappears t e ' by the' tng fr:aternity
GRAND CONCERT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 August 1874
GRAND ON?Q9 I.T , We have much pleasure In directlpg attentton io an advertisenient in ano'thr coliwnn, announcing ,that a grand concert is to take.place on Monday evecniig next, in aid of the building fund of the falsnd a' chool'o Arts. And excellent biogrimme fgrom reslse?, ?ihais Mqr eth fvori? o thle leading lady auidged~Ihnio ;amaturs bf th eI dig. troct will take part, and the splendid Walsbend band also intend giving seeral choice selections? Under. these circumstances, and 'considering th? great benefit a good School of Arts litildlfig would be to the public, we trust all wh ip6tssibly'a attr . wil do so,.
LIFE INSURANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 August 1874
LIFE INSURANCE. We 1Vve much pleasure in directing attention to t a?~act tha Mrr qCvrgo LaRoche, travelling angt bhd'ipopcctor for th Oolont~! i Mqtr LIe A-tu?. te[?e ?it? iioW sthln ?• t 'Mr."Harnsl 1obl, Wpllsend, for the piiupo' dof efnetih? il assura.nce policies in the ofice he repTFseents, ~d Will ai~e iu~rR~atiqn irpacting the same. As tlije tris~fTdj ~eE. iFut F~he, gcat adiin~itage5'tpO: tinuslly hiqiRdfrjiyvcd h the raljiljes of> itise w t have had their lives insnred, we wou as(vise sall wao wish to make provision for their falsiliOt pay Mr. LaReche a visit.
POETRY. NOW OR NEVER. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 August 1874
Rise for, the day is psasi. :k.. And you lie dreamn'rg on; SThe others have buckled their armour, .-And' forth to the fight are gone; iA place in the rimlka await you. .. - JEinch man has some part to play ; The Paot and the Puture are nothing In th' fare of the stern To-d4y. Slise from your 4lreamn of the I'ntnrc Of gaining sqme-bard fought field ; Of storming some aTjy fbrtres ; Of biddingjsome giant yield. Your future has deeds of glory, Of honor (God grant it may), But your arm will never he stronger, Or the deed so great as To-day. Rise!I if the Past detains you, 'I-H.eir suisihine and .storms forget:; :'Ochinos Rnnsunworthy to hold you As;those-of a vain regret. Sai or hright, she is lifeless ever,i Cat' her phanitom nrnms4waj; 7Tor-look- back. save to learn the lesson Of a nobler strife To-day. Rise I for the day is passing : S. The.aound that you scarcel. bear ., rTS~]hie enemy nmatchingqto batte- Arise i for the foe is here. KSla' nnt to sharpen ybur weapons, : . ' * Or the...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 August 1874
* RIA S. CORto--MI'DovA ?oD.-On the L inmt., at WValls. end, by tLoe v. T. Robey; M George Crook, I nto of Ball rat, Victoria, to T riet, daughter of1Ir. Ch les M'Donald, Gulg g. 58S MATI'H VWS-V L KF.a--On the 8th astant, at Ncw castle, by tl Rcv. William Bai , James Rodgers Matthews, ter mariner, of ndee, Scotland. - to Annie alker, daughter of Mr. -Hubh VWalker, N 'castle. .587 DEATH. MooD.-On the 7th May, nudde , JohlnMood, Erq., cf ?lse Hall House, K: ington,, Edin burgh, ago 78 years, brothernf Mr. It. Mood, of Parrautta, and uncle he Reev. C. J. MIood, Wllsend. ? . .594 SORTIITUMBERLAND RECORDER. SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 1874.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 August 1874
i x Ir .:/. .5 ...........cit~4 i'' '! :" " tITA~N'JE) TC'tbtfl( to SL~ugbhter ua4 'VT lDi e sreand Cart;. ' ' I'':" ------WILKINSON, '43 :- Pttsburg.. To Biusinnen. W -NTED, imincW tely, MEN TO GET PIIT. TI3B lyto _ JOHN DAVIES, 13 - r . Carter. /-., ... . 133 . . d2oyaNTotel, I ttsburas nd. To Ba Islers., TTENDERS a ed up to the J2xTI L SePr , raERlCT1ION or aN IOTEL (BIrick)it PIatts-urg, Wallsend. Plans and . icificatioas may be seon at the ,sidncc. of ?aunde'aignad ts the.12th September, r.at this o ; -, The lowest or ~ny tender not neccesarily accepted. .EDaWARDLOREY, 74 , . Plattsburg, Wallsend, FiPve. P ua 1Rew~ard5 THEbnivo., i.il , be 'AID 'by n, on. _' Conv" , e oa? Tror persons making ipraila or e ng my fences. -ORK 1? - ?.rBOOKS.. i.\Wllsend ng. 3rd, 1874.o . 556. .. T DERS-ar~e'·~I~' E d the ]EREOTIO of . BLIO SCHOOL at . , r.Plarandl pecificata can be iia: on lioati to Mr.' yEORGE L' OK, Jun. , at r Ic7 CO, New .a?tlec T tnderas to barnie at a rsained not liter hanthe...
Special Turns to Steam Colliers. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 15 August 1874
Special' Turns to. Steam Colllers. Oun leader of Saturday last, on the above subject, appears to have Fivea the editor of a ,paper called the: New-castle Pilot great uneasiness.,? He seems to have thought he touild a mitre's nest, alid atdonce puts him . sel"f fortlh 'as a criticiser ?6f some remarks made in the article referredat. But, instead of showing by argument wherein we were wrong, he merely resorts to abuse. BURns sayL~ O wad some pow'r the gifti gi'* us ' To1pieeopnels s othlerse ut .. .. & .1 w tsdbtfraeoia>qe a blunder re. Um5 - - Ad-foolsi-nrotion' -This would locritic bres on to say, ".That " the limited e-ole within which- the circu " lation of a protsqindg class newspaper must fof necessity/ bt confined "renders its enunciations, how er danageroirs, com " paratively harmless.' .If the circulation of our journal is limitea, because it is a professin~g. class paper, vie., the Maxas.' , -voCATR, .and our remarks Lrmless, why \ go to the trouble of- attempting...