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ARRIVAL OF THE TORRES STRAITS MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
ARRIVAL OF THE TORIS- Sr LITS TJhnb' ' a'Sutraits mail steambr arrived at o6iwnsvillolon M\onday, two dayS ill advacc of contract time. Moost of the news was an ticipated. : Thelo following arco the most impor tonllt itoemns, An cnquiry into the loss of tho Strathclyde i being conducted. Leeds' amphithertre was entirely destroyod by fire. The Turkishl Ambassador at St. Potersburgh expressod on opinion that.lionco will bo re otored in the insurgent provinces. The King of Ashanteo hns paid another lnsttlmont of. SO0 ozs. of gold on rccolnt of the inIdomity to Dr. Goldsbury at Coomassio. The gold woas adulterated, and fivo days were given to replaco it.
LATEST TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Received 10 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
SLATEST TELECRAMS. (Ior0 onUr SPeCUAL CORRESPONDENT.) - SYDNEY. t :,. - ' • Iteceived lO p.m. T n'Iw a~ no'quorumin .thO. Asonmllly:-t: A.h Chong was executed this morning :at D~llngberst. . .. ..,."': "!: 1?omiuationo for Parramatta Election took plach'o to-day. The candidlites were-.1)essrs Hegh Taylor late blomboer) George J.Yonqi anxd John Burgin. J.ll plances of amusemont 'wxro densely packed last night. ,. T~ioe polico state that, there are scores of mnigamon, sharpers, anud profesasional houso breakers now in Sydney. ":i .'- "Received 10 p.m. ThL barque Liberator, owned by Mr. Andrews, of Sydney, and loaded with sugar froee Ianilla to San, Fratioisco,-'was totally .wreeked on Loo Choo Islands. ?An iaquest was hold tlisen fterneoon on n clild namned Wisdom. Avoerdict of accidontal odrlaying was returned..: Reoooived 7.45)p.m. 'During the late rains an inoroease of 27 inches of water has been obtained in thie Sydnoy damns. ,Two London sharpers wcre. onught yoster night in the a...
NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. TUESDAY, APRIL 18TH, 1876.) (Before Messrs. Hannell and Parnell, J.P.) DRUNKENNESS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
NEWCASTLE POLICE COURT. TUEsDAY, ArnIL 18rT, 1870.) (leforo3essrs. I annel and Parnell, J.P.) SRnUyFIKE iES9, F .uThree inabrlatos were dealt witli. SAULri T.' Edward Davise ppnired in otdytddy bwgaagif us iasssarion Elloiie do onathe 13th instant, - , There was no appearance Of lprosecdutrix, and the Benchl dscliarged the prisoner,. nDECENoY. A charge ngaiunst Tho?nas. Cook was. proved, and prisoner was sent tdo. the ldckuipfor 48 hoirs;' I EMDEZZ EMENT. harleb s Liicas, 'ged i(4, .lerk, . n remiand from Sydney, was charged :with embezzling .,frome John Breos, certain g-oda, to the: amount of £2 10s. p oisp ner. was, at the request of the poi, r?manded until Wednesday,
BRISBANE. Saturday, 4.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
BIRISB3ANE.. Saturday, 4.80 p.m. Florence Irving, steamer, lias arrived. News from th l.:iw rush state that it is greatly. overdone "in every way with mson horses, aid goods. There is a considerable reduction in the price of horses. A.man's olothes was found on the bank of thile river hero to day, and itis supposed to be a case of drowninlg. A? Chineso. prisoner, while on his passago from Cooktown, to this iplaeo, jumped over eoard and was drowned. He had taken a loaf of bread with hlim. :' :: : Tie Vitoiia,' steamer, was injured ins her machiuery while o'n her voyage lihene, and this was thoecausd of her delay. She was, liow over, perfectly safe. " Thle sllip Conildico hand ailvedl hfrom'Iois. don. "Tlhe oTJeio Isabeol.hiid another overdue are still off'the coast, owing to an easterly gale preventing thMfi"Trom entering the bay. Ths Leichardt: ind Ly-ee -Moosi have'lcft for Cooktown, takinig 120 passengers from this port. They will, lowever, probably have to chor with oth steamers ...
CAVE ADULLAM. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
CAVE ADULLAM. WITIr a p)ortinacity which would be in tlhe highest degroo commeno dable, the Sydney journials remind us of the arrival anddoe parturo of the German traveller, Sclhaofler; W are tl:l' that he lihas penetrated the unost. dillicult portions of tho. civilized world ; and the Australian public are ro sinded that he has actually reached Sin gleton without breaking his. neck.- The Press may well be jubilant.[ Herr Slhaof for, whoso daring spirit of enterprise has enabled hiin to traverse hitherto unex plored regions, must have permitted tlhe instincts of self-preservation to have mastered Iis peregrinative inclinations, wlen lihe suddenly left Newcastle. I met hliim toiling up Newconoen-stroot, evi dently with a view of ultimately travers ing the oiutlying country. .It was not my, province to discourage so ardent a travel or, and after interchanging salutations he passed oni. Fate throw him in my way on his return. His eyes sparkled as lihe re counted the narrow escapes frou...
THEATRICAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
TIIEATItICAL INTtELLtZNCIo.-Maddl. do MourdH's connIIcICtion with the Anderson family will not be forgotten for lmany a day. It mSt have cosot her at least £5000. I amn told thalt tholesencce which occurred tlhediy. after thie deatl, was halorrooing. Ilma de ifvrelks left, Mclbournio for New Zealanmd on on thie 12tl.---ThIl Iov. Clhas. Clarko is do livering his interestiog lectures at Adolaide and is receivinlg ltrgo support. Miss ChrisHtin joined him on the hithl.--Mrs. anny Sten hlouse is looltring at Williamstown to largo audilenccs; hier lectures meet with gineral approval. Jldging froni a statement in the WVillianlitowni jourool, Mr, St~olll.llso fol owo inl the wake uof Mforin' elders w?ho a0re on a visiRt to Victoria, and exposes their seductive lecture.o.-" Our loyo" still con tinuli to draw greatt IIouoes Iat Olbourne. Mr. Enmeot lhas beconmo miore popular than over, and Fritl, soeom to suit admirably.-. |The FIakir of Oolu wao performillog las t St. Kilda, near Melbourn;.-...
Death of Fat[?]r Barron. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
Doeitli o F:Fa. e r Barron, Tn?Ea?RMaonr of i day says:---'"We are sorry to annoeuce that tile Rev. Fatner IBarron, 'of lixt?n, who was thrown frqm. his horse nnear that town. ship-some days ago, lied from the effects of the oaclcidento co'mpression of the brain--on Snatnurlday The.deeased clergymiian w'ns mlchi' bidoied by his people; hoe was most? ?ealous earncst, and gentle priest, and \nas ouly twenty-. esx years of age.-An n uni iry ntoid'the casoe of death was holrdby the Coroner, Mr. T. W. Pearse, oniaturday last, iwhen thi: foll0wing- adrticulars of Ithe. occident were eligitod 'Father BBairon was accompanying Fbr linrrpy part of the way to Miiod, and was 'attenided bLy his iorsva mai. They left Braniton at eigh~i m, and ron arriving at tihe Red. Ldecided on re~irlning.' They psart with Father 'ibiay, i but' waited till kianghroo:dog lieloi?ning to'Tather.BaLron came on.to the road, it having folloed aon oposseum to 'the bush. On the Lo g returniig Fithor Barron'told his gdo...
WHAT IS AN INCH OF RAIN? [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
Witty Jo AN eINcIn OF R AIN? The following letter appears n thOle O, and (2, Sdvertiaer .--Sir, you ifolllbrmel your rends lsst week that an inch of lItofoill represented over 100oo tons to tie acre. Your correspondentot " Deeimalnl Rvs thatn you mliCe mistake; it is only one-lutth of that qointity. Let us o wholiright. An ntre contains 4810 oqlllilno yards ,Jw if thn t numterof incehes of walter coltuht be piled n, t we should loave a column oI water shout 4103 font high. 1po i? oLia Of n sqnaro yard or ino niuperlioial feot. Lo vs nut the odd feet anJd divito the 400 feot into threO parts, no as to rmake the stupOnsed columnl 100 ieatlh?igh, with a bano of four tquaro yardsJ; or 6 superfieoial feet. Then, beeaoe a ton of wator i noearly eqtual to 36 cubis cot each foot ofrise would Io toqul to ono ton, or 100 tons in oil. It is therefole uullicielit for all nraeti cal purposea losay that ono inoh or Itin is is equal to 100 tons ta the aore.-Youro rer apectfllly, IorotEn. leehwnort...
The Greta Coal Mine. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
The GretCtu oal MIiaso. ?hE following letter appeared in the i1aconY of yesterday, and will receive "'I ttention orelong:- - the Editor of th.il.sitIhiml Mrecir'i/. rnr,--My attention hlas been called th correspondence iii your journal pecting the Greta Colliery, und the eged differences betwoen certain .coal iners and myself .:; . should .not dbeo' it necessary to p notice of the. matter; were it not taS it his been put before the public sirly and untruthfully by some of 1 writers; anid, vith your permission, will state the case. ihdform'er coinpany not only lost r'capital, but came to grief burdened a liability of £23,000. . This was c vlwig to losses. by consigniments or Sbts, bit. wse tlieo reult of the ax ivo mini-itg opiertionse.. I hiapioned Sthe.:.heaviest' loser biy this uinfor oy faiiluro; but I still believe that, ,1jundioious managemont, 'heb mine elibo inade to pay, and give employ to a large number of parsons. "save' tlhe min firoin being dis eld'by the salo of tihe 'p...
CRICKET. ALBERT V. ALBIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
'w ... CR ICKETi. T'~'·,ins4L13EUTTVTALBONS - mai i't~ch was iceismhed! ;lon Mondy, under most favouimable circumstandes, the weather bling splendid, and the attend iniie"oxcellehnt: A:s tl?eretlis l'.?t time to. play thili" game oit, a'id, is it was a two day onohatch, it .uov? npt. docsd]qd by this first lhininkei .A~t this conchuhoion 'Maitlaiid had: 3.1:to get, ,with:fEpr wickots tb:go down. .'(Anoxed arothlie siores .: SYDNEY T. . . 'AIE . ..IiI"ll?1dohiprsii~c..ieIEyl¥.kii:b.ongd.;.24 hmsleioeh.b.nobinson .!.;.... i: e;.i;;s1os Doker . Roi son . 0 *I|exettc.k, 1lo5inson . nh . aiseek 0105 . #1144. i(~: l;i lI .'," ris#, c Lauric, 1, "Youlss,.?,,,, O Col n, nbt . outd b s .. . Coates,eb.~i...W.,,: libsss ...... :1 Rud Ier, . ..... e as Dolkgr Alybers tkess the he 0toh W secoin"Inningse, i a or orn, sonI Robinson (Albions) for 1I ":" ?n?',; .?iioyiu, b. Nii.:.'"·;;;' t'4 Coln, o. BoydL, b.1, Yndham''" ig:, L.i Coatee;:l.b.rr., b. Itobinaan.;;': :;..',.! .?--; ,:: n[orran?-l.b.wP...
Murder Discovered by a Spirit. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
llirdier Discovered by a Spirit. .(Fromt? the Drisbane Telegraph) A tAN named- Alexander Riixson lies in dur lock-up, committed for trial for the wilful murder of his wife. The particulars of the case are peculiar. etixson and a woman named Quipps came to this colony by the ship.:Star Queen, and have lived in Maryborongh. as man and wife until within the last throee weeks.. Then there was a quarrel, Quipps was driven from the house, and next day.nixson legally married another woman. A week afterwards, Rixon's legal nife died suddenly. Dr.',Little held a ionst mortei examinaitidon; and Dr. Power, in his capacity as a justice of the peace, held a magisterial enquiry into the cause, of the death. Rixson was terribly out up, and ebold.hhrdly give his evidence throibgh crying. Ho described how his wife had been ailing for:twoor.throe days, and how the night prceiols to her death he had been dis tulhed two or three times to slipply her with brandy and a cup of coiffee. Dr. Little gaveo it...
Latest New Zealand [?]ems. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
Latest News Zealind# m •TtncEEc to says nuews hbean s?l e aeived from Soultherln pcrts i th Gl instanit : - - i The :A.ucklclnd correspor nt tole graphed to' the Otngo TsicL? ?iLtisJ aid, on ood autiotity, thtir Gs. Gr.y; considring no.public il could bo served by a personal alte iion with Sir Jalions Vogel, and regr ng the stronlg porsonalitica in which , . latter iidulged, has inffomeyid lihi tlint effect, andretiftrned unopeu e a tele. grani sint oii Saturiay from ?Julius in Welllington"; - The Board of Edi?bcatiob ha a resohltion"tihnt,' i tle opinisT the Board, rate shobuld be levied' jhereto :fore intil:the Board of: Eden is re lieved of all responsibility action of the General Assembl i viding the necessary fends; l he rate .boefixld at Os. per ocieup d 10s. fir non lhouseiholers. . h. letdlh' anny Kel operty 5f C:alplaig IlHoyc,, letely ~wrcikedl at Waegaroa. leav int Aucnlland, and when boten the Heads the:wind died away, ane-o tide sot herae tlhe rocks. The captm sent Si'm...
LATEST GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
LAT'ST CENERAL NEWS. RoaeauiAoRK E MAsRoaIAuE IN SYouNo. -A very noovel marriage, between two young poraons, who were cael deaf and dumb, wvas colobmtrateda feiw days ago in St. Stephen's Church, in the Newtown Cemetery. .Thle nuptials were performed in a most imposing manner, ill the presence of a muonster congro gation. . The bride was Miss ChristinaJanse Wright, daughter of Mr. George Wright, of Sussox-street, and the bridegroom was Mr. William Morrow,.boat manufniaeturer, son of the late Mr. Robert Morrow, the well-known Loniface of the hostelry op tihe Camperdown Road, called "The Honest Irishman." The bride being a dressmaker, it is needless to say that the bridal army of herself and thile brides maids was oexcellent.. .Both parties to the cere mony being deaf and dumb, the impressive marrmgoe.servieo was read by the Rev. Mr. Taylor, the incumbent, and afterwards interpretbd by Mr. Watson, Superintendent of the Deaf and Dumb and Blind Asylum, on the Newtown toad. The happy cou...
OUR RAILWAY POLICY. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 19 April 1876
Opa rAR41fwhaY L'oivl.-Unr North ori friendos are live to thle sluggiahl\ons of dor public men. The Caprleornaio writes:- Si:jHraoloes .tohiison is neot either the slave of prcediet or consttutional etigquetto. He tak?os no pains to conceal that tihe opinions of her Majesty's representative are not always in accorxd with tlose of iis responsible advisers. At Bathlrst the other day his Excelleney was ,omewlae t lien]ir?0 :aI0" "Iiiiet 'J.dhn" and hif colld ges. It· was rather invidious at a pbi ce eolebrqtion to, aeuense Ministler of a ?aiit of iostatmiql?all it grapling wvilh the ~iaihex qoetileni 8o f0tr as it feoeted railway axtensidn. This obsery?atioqt must have eon sider lly irfled the tenloper of tie Prdmier, uldi6 wonier if hle found it hoeessaoy to defeind the Government. But the Governeo s consure wao: pdrfectly .just, notwitllstanding .tt.is monstrois that in a colony where tlu ptibli.ilandd yield a rovenito of B100,OiiO tlhere shoiltd e no otierh~it kild seateosfahnlihe ?...
MELBOURNE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 April 1876
M OELBOURNE. - Tuesday. '"-'The now rush'at Possum Hill, near Berlin, continues to turn out well. . -, Nothing further' has transpired'in, the Stevenson case. The letters are still re tained. . The Rev. Chirlos Clarke +had an immensen nudindotbla'st !iight, to listel to his lecture on Oliver'Cromwell. A lie iat Long Gully iestreyed the Cornishl United Hotel, which is insured in the Al. liance 'oifpal?y for £40. MIrs; Martin, wife of a musician, died sud deiily hi the street last night. A London tlegram, dated April 11th-states that line scoured and greasy woof advanced a half-penny.to a penny. " Wheat is firm-at 5s. 8d. to 6s. 10d. ;'oats are hijtter,.quoted at 8s. tb 8s.. d.; 150 tons of Patna rice sold at £15 per ton; there is a good demand. for. yellow sugar;and brewing creytals ,at full rates; Ibrandies are iin very good demand ati uproved rates; 1500. canes of 'iMrtlll's pale sold, and the principal lipliier h1s Iwithidr(iwe his stock from the market.
CORRESPONDENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 April 1876
CORRESPON DENCE. [Le it itbe distinctly underatoo thnt weo do not Idertify onwerho' with tlhe opinion expruesed by our correupondonts. All rmnluonitlions lo nmot hove the :nu?nrao l andtl es on o tahe rvitere attachet, not neecomirily for publicntio, but ns a ouira teo of gfool faith. Weo don't believe in timoetioff lettoro wlhen they luppleur in other bopltir lo. Iiejeeted . ormnmonnoillns . ill not be *tur ned.] .. .
TELEGRAPHIC WEATHER REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 April 1876
TELJEGRAPHIC WEATHE R LEPORT. AEatYL 19rt.-Kiama.c nlnm, fine, sca smooth; Wollongong, wind N., froab, cloudy; Eden, wind S.y., cloudy; Galw Island, wind N.W.. fine, sea gmooth; uort Stephens, wind N., fine, sea smooth ; Port Mulnoky, wind S.W., fine, Ben smooth; Sydooy. wind IV., fine, sea smooth. Tho 2Melbourne Steamship Company's etatner You Yango arrived in port .yesterday from Mel Iourne', vie Sydney, and wasn berthed at tho Melbourno Company's wharf. She brings the .following consignments:-70 casks butler to order; 2 cases hlops to order; 32 bales ironwork for Mr. Arnott, 4 fasen biscuits for Comrlo , 20drums caustlic oda bfor Mr. Uplold, 2 cheese for Mr. Cross, 706 cairo fruit c?ss cheeeao or Mr. Hall. Aftel rO9eS , o .-of A. A, Company'soa coal. tho e.di.g a carg ceeed this moruing .for yfou 1 g wl yeterdy mornisg i-l Aotram was retl ite , owner of tLhe o Mr. A ondreti' tlltotul'loss of ito hurqnue *t iCtooo'R rol ng ]'t:T-" Li frator n s to ,oat LIV Cloo ; ,oall Lands iotil...
BRISBANE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 April 1876
S 3 BRISANE. - S- Touedny. The reports from the reef near Warwick are satisfactory; about one hundred modi ure on tlio ground; the stqne from tile prospec-, tors,' elbin will 'lrobably yield 10 ounces per ton; The balks at itMayborough have 160,000 ounces awaiting escort; the, latest crushings aro iipst satisfactor2, ' The aliorlgiun killed a man nained Cross tllwaito'do thoe Westoernliver in the'Diaman tuii, di rit. s r.. ..u r . , t -':Tlie Victoria has arrived at Toiisville •
ARRIVAL OF THE STEAMER WOONOONA [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 20 April 1876
AIIIUVAb l OF TIIIL1 S'-A?AlII W)\T?UILtNA Ytsterdnayforenoon the steamer \Voonl?ona, a new vessel in the Noeucatle and Slnuhy colst. ing trade visited this port. She is a alhnost new vessel, having arrived in Sydney from Eng land on the 21st of November last, after apassage of Go0 days. Our chlpltng repor:er on visiting her wan kindly furnished with the fallowing in ftrmation by Captin Mlorwick :-'Th steamer W'oonoonla, 403 tons register, is the property of the Bulli Coal Company, and was bu lt specially for that company at I'oLr Glasgow, on the Clyde, to run coal from their jetty under the BDuli Mountain, but trade being a little slack at Bulli it was deemed advisable to send her a trip to Newcastle. She is 200 feet on the keel, 28 feet 0 inches beam, and 25 feet depth of hold. She will carry 750 tons of coal cargo and also 130 tons in her bunkers. Her engines are on the compound principle, with all the latest improvementa. They are 120 horse power, nomintal, and she steams, when ...