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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. WALLSEND AND PLATTSBURG. THE COMING DEMONSTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. WALLSEND AND PLATTSBURG. TIlR COMING DI?MOYSTRATION. On Thursday evening last a uozeoetizg of the cornm miittee of the IValisend and Co-operativu lodge?s?wras hold at Lunday's Grapes Inn. Preseut : ~Mdairs. Alnwick (Clnirmau), Lewis (Secretary), Pati-ik, Baird, ?VUlams, Lloyd, Ha'rri, Wonders, Sedh. wood, and Gilpin. Thu following resolutions were carried :-" That we aooupt the toerms offtered by the VWallsend b id.'d: "That we adve;tise in the Miners' Adocatfe for d person to supply us with re freshments.'" ."Tnat'wo moet on Thlursday even ing next to definitely, iettle matuters."-C'ommuni TIHM WALI.LHND AND CO-OPEICATIVB YEARLL YUND. Thet half-yjarlymeeting of this socielty was held at .Lunday's hphl on Mlonday evaning last. Thferd was a good oumbor of members present.. M.r. T. Evanus. occupiedil the chair. After the Chairmaln opened the noeo.ing, the Secrotary (Mr. Lewis) read the balance sheaet, w ich was adopted. The ozily other business, was i adnlmitting o...
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. VESSELS LOADING AND TO LOAD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
NEWCASTLE SHIPPING. . VESSELS LOADING AND: TO LOAD . Dharit'ar; ship, 1300, Freebody - to load Wallsend Mounta, ship, 627, Snedden ; loading Co-operative. Pa terdale, i, ship, 1200, Gunsou .; loading Wallscnd, Vaishington Libbey, Americ~n' ship, 1047, Hansuen; . lokding Wallrend " Joliba, baque, 334, Souler ; to load 1ew Lamnbtoi IlounflhLn Laursl, barltie, 690, Agnew; loading tlunbton - Alice M. Minott, American ship, Sawell; to load WVali?end , lEcsk, barque, 41S,.Irvine . ~Albeura, barque. 774, Thomas; toload Wallsend Aboyie; 'harque,4'l4, Swan; to load Waratah Armistice, barque, 354, Gregory ; to load WVallsend ae?tlder halle, brig, 188, Dunderdale; loading timber T 'heresBaAmerican ship, Midgett ; to load Co-opera tive Camille, barque, 365, Stafford, to load WVallsend leversham, barque, Yule; to lonad Co-operativa Laammnermuir, ship,. Maxted, to load New Lamlnbton Queen of thbo South barque, Adair Qd-ecn of the Iay, barque, :91, Wale - htipodesl arque, 593, Wyeth; loading Greta...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
ZHO aRC1 Fashionb1leo Goo0s fo0 the Seazzo I J1. II. ETTLE I'.IAS RETURNED FROM SYTINEY, WIT, A CHOICE LOT OF :DESS TERI"ALS, Coz aO' ING i . FANCY LU~ RES,.Tussar ,;a L'ATISTE , a plain and 'faucy bnrdclrs, S.PIQUE .in DATI STI'ECO??. . " ' ll S .~u/"" j' ? , SATIN, STRILIPE arul HECK MU'sINS, Canakbrlc Prints, in pl'inu and boi red LLAMAS, Japanese' , aParacluntcs a ii Umbrellas, S' . ' . Mosquito.No? Shcetings,- Stays, All numerlies in Io *o0?icks Long CIoths, Dzuniask and Cl a Tiablo Couers, Quilts and T ut Coveru Oil 313izes,.Drt ~grttingas, Mattinngs, and 'Iloiirth Iugs Ilosies andu IIL serdsihey an aiJll dle.crip~tio~as. A SPLENDID ASORITMENT OF .M,' S' BOYS' AND YoUTIIS'.;CLOTIHING ,:' :... A nice lot of M.fn'sa HI S, Bclts,: Brd ces, and Tio s.''' ' - NOTE TILE ADDILNRB J. I. ETTEE, "SO ERI SE T. OOU S E," ' -. 'E) DTE'S ~-!-NEY ESTiBLIS'T1', ~untier-str 4, NWewcast~le. To -tii : Miners' and . Inh??tabinits 'of Newcastle 1District in ge??ra?l. .R LI • AN SDegs, to return hi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
S. ewcastle Ageacy. M R. THOMAS NEW, Hunter-street, (late Lott's Mill Store), has beeu uppuinted S AGENT FOR TFHS JOURNAL 'in Newzcastle, in -place of Mrs. Paine--from w\.;whom' copies 'of the ADVOCATE, and anuy '_information concerlning AD VETI?Sl' KEN~7'S and JOB PJIINTI\'G can ait?lU s Sbe obtained ..... Miners' Advocate.Office, Wallseiu, 2nd Alarch, 1874. ,OR TIrUAf B ERLAND RECORDER., a SATURDAY, MARCOZ 7, 1874. >^
MEETING WARATAH MINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
eiMeeING WARATAN MaINERS. TuRn usual fortnightly meeting of the Waratah •inienrs was hald at Mr. Jenkin'a Hotel, Lambton, ient evening. Thlero were about 250 persolns pro eant,,and Mr. Abel occupied the cuhair.-Tlhe t\inautes of, the last meeting were read awl con ?Rrme&.. 61Tho forthoomnlng demolstrationt at Nowcastle on -t3itIndt. wa*s ~ansidered, and Munsra. Robertson, '_T?ornte, and Elvanns were appointed as slpeakero. SCarried that the D)olcgates arrange at the ne7.t Delegate meeting the different subjects to be spoken on at the public gatiering. Carried that the ocommitteo engage a band. BLHtTIOK d6 UI?iCK-WIIGIlIMAN. As Mr. Abel was nominated for this ofice, he vaerited the chair, which wams then filled by Mr. -Wilnterbottom. A discussion knok-plauo as,. tos.i,' bat mode of conducting the eleotion, when it was cwti1ed that it be done by open voting. Mesrs, Screens,, Diver, and 'Thorlnton were np.. pointed serutineJen, and the contest resulted in trhe apoihntmnenit of ...
MEETING WALLSEND MINERS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
MEIETIN G W'AlrLENID. MIINES=. LAsTr avINIr (Frialuy), the usual monthlly _neeting of tile Wallsend miners was held in the Assembly Rooms. Thero ~fere about two hundred preseiet, and Mr. V. I-Iu-Mr tLEr occupied thle dlhiir. Io mnutes of last meeting,. were read an confirmed. - e CHAIRMAN said tile first bh iiness a the' following motion, carrsied sit the conijmitteeoo meeting,2:as ,fllows : That all . expeneas incurred in oonnection with, Mr., Sweet's libel case be paid by the district: It was proposed and seconded tlh thli resolution be adopted. i'he Chairman put tile motion, lwhich wanR carried unanimously. , ;-' The followinigiesolution was also carried, -naniuoidly : Th "'we request our manager to furnish.' th check-weighman with new hemp rope, to make toaken strings .with; and if he will anot conasent th:at every. ia now keep hius own tgkens at the quarter's end. It wasalso, earried,' That :Se".critary dind cheek-weighm.an see the r on the subject. T T mb a said Mr. Patrick; M...
NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
.. NE. WCASTLE . , inrIcu n BrAPTzsTer Cnraictr.-Tlhe in auguratitLn of ithe above, chuich, uInder the suspices of'til I'Particular'I Baptist Association, took place in the 18tll and 22nd Feb. and 1st N irc?.'.iLvrhel.srvices vwere conducted by ithe Rev. D). Allen, - f Sydney, the RIev. I'. litlby, 1cif" Walisrnd "iiiDan Y~ttHE '.oug. On W,4d netday a special servieo lyas bhe, after which three deacons 'word electedo; alo treasurer andti secretary. Mr. R. Crphley was appointed to represent thechurch at the next anunal asso ciation uleeting tti be held this monlth in Sydney. ' We iunderstandt a minister from Meilbouirnoeia to .bo aipoirited 'toiN~wcastle, anld that.steps are to bu taken for the erection of: a n? Uotbic h building,, in whbiclh to hold
HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
II IoNELTOY~. . I am obliged tp yourWaratahr correspondent forilia correctionrof rly miistake with regard to the late Mlayor's exlenses to Sydniw---had he stopped at that I would have felt still moru obliged. Hi took tlhe olpor tu~nity to give rne a school-boy's admouitionI by telling ule " to lenvo his Coluncil alone 1t."I an not awaif that I have interfernd with his Council, thnless my-refe reticerst?tte-i Etbof'??yor sexeis' . ~i?it) Sydney inclutdesr, theCouncil; if hLe thinks so, lie cant thiaik so still" As 'to jtnlling" the Hamilton Council to pieces I have?-dorie no such thing. -rM?y remarks were based on per tain doings of sorne partie' in thl ,Cotndil; and instead of pullihig the Cobunci ti pices, .J.believoe: what I have : written '*ill tend to make, tihe Council. iork morei harmoniously, a:.d especially todlook a little moi'e .carefnly, iritobj tlh. e p.endittre ~f, tle. pubh'i'si'money. Hiowever much your co'lrospotndent may be ofletnled shill'i~it troaiblhii.e, for tni...
ANVIL CREEK AND GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
ANVIL CREEK AND GRETA. Thi. pits havoepot been wpjking well Iltely, but,;judging 4 m, a "thoIa' dv.ccate's report of .the lower collieres, we- have not very much to complain of. The Anvil Creek Company js in a'better position to send.cotl away now thana ever they, were befre' -TTley have finished bheir branichi line 6f rails, and it is a "good and ubsthNntial pliece ofr wok, with szple conveli;ence for waggon 'ac?6nuziodn tion.' It is proposed to run the engine right up to" the pit, which will be a great con venience to the company, as well as a great caving of horseflesh, as hitherto the empty waggons have been drawn up to tlie pit by hOrses.: ! The liine possesaes incline enough to ru, the laden waggons down.to tlrthe main liie by their own *weight alone;. indeed, if the brikes .woroenotLput...on.prtettLsjharply, they would run too far. Between the repairs to the line, aill a , nmainber of new waggons and skips, the company has beeon at igrieat expenlse, InaL4 we should like to se...
J. OSWALD V. W. COOMBES. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
SA OAWALD 1. W. COOMRB5. This was an action for i!legtl ejcctnlenit, iand to recover possessiun of tclenlellt. Damages weroeaid at ?. ., Mr; gI1?.0: . Broi~n .appeefr r kdr'.jlantifr, alnd Mr1~- flealey inslzautelrl? 'd bii~t. AG.r Wal i?ce,,for defendnt. o The evidence went to show that defendant had d~nered .intoanraadoement with plaintiff to beco-ne a tenant with the option of pur chase.at the end. of twelye months, 1and row wishid to retain pose5sin0 on 1 thOse t6irns. PIlatniff" deiud 'hid le.i clause reslecting the optimoi of paynmut'a iii??i 1 i jd'gk6eement, and ssid, t hat rI thei mauoaty ,*Sd not been of red. His Honor said that plaintiff )Lad made an ri-?l'i?·blit aidd t'li wanied tu gt out of it when the etenillicy h 'd k'itred. in his opinion, the h'greeuient.ididinoi doailt?zi "good ,pause", within,the meaning of the Act, and thoetorei' plaintiff~vwas entitled to posessmion. His -Huonor ordoeediliosasessiori to: be given uptwithin a mon;th. No order was made as .to cos...
WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
W AIRATiAIN." ..." I wlsH I was able to reolirt more favourable weather; but really the iilnject of tho .tstatt" of tihe weather is so worn out, that it leaves positively notlig to say about it. WVe must -hope still for- bLuLer-; - but-certainly ~Ttuesday afterooon was olne to rellmelbller, as regard. the rarin; it' did ebi down, aind no mistake about it. • . s ~t f. I am indeed pleased to see the miners of the hvbole districi 'oinulng1 fOtawa'rdto supplort the proprietor'of thle Advocat~ in the late -libel case. I am not a minor, but at the samtiC tinue. I am 'one who has to work 'for my living, and that at rmanaual "labour. II caa hodeatl?y saiy tliht, thel-dliners' Advocate is: a true, working mana'si friend, and has shown itself ?s such ever since it started, and is ap precilated by al those who take any iihtdreat in ' the wcthrlle if t?ie \YvorilCg iiens ii this dis Lrict. iAnd, indeed, it munstlbe gratifyig'. to .lhge large body of woi'king men in this cothny "o Im?W tihat tll...
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
NELU LAMBTOX. U ,o the libel case is over, and if Mr. Thlomas did ilnt pocket the £200, I h-piie you prlcuredl him the smauallest coin of the realm,. which lie cani pi'eservo, And have willed down to his future, generimtioin,-as a mInemento of his greatudes. Howeve, 1"sincerely hope that he and his, mdn wlili no?\Y wok on quietly togetlier, w itttoudily furtheir dissentions, for hle nlust be aw~yre that his actiolns, as well as the actions~ fa ll mnagers as d capitalists, are watchied ·,e r by your argus eye, in the inter .sts g the miieers and- 'working classes g ,al. The miners in, this district to a un echlo the sentencer "T Vie le tile Advo cute I I have nothing" of importance to'record. IThe pit has been working a little betterthis. week than last. ? i The-usual fortnigh!t!ly Imeeting of the Noew faLniibton miniers war held .oln Tuesday even ih,%last. Mr. Alex. Stdward was in thue clhair.NlMinutes of piaviuus meeting read and. confirned. •The.ii sines done was not of much im po...
THE BUSHRANGER. CHAPTER III. (Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
THE EBUSHRAN4ER. BY HAL. WALST?A. CuAPTria Iii. (Conthiued.) TIe fievz spreading, they mutually con fesmmed the attack, and after much speech, de cided thaLt if James Barret's brother made not his appearx'.e within three days, they wou!hil start together.ol lJobt rather hoped the hrther would not colme, dohubting whether hie might like lim. Bulnt he did alpplear on the frollowing e. cingK, alnd John .:iardwell could not help laughingl to~oo the wonder and astonishment depicted on Jamles'; face whenll he bieheld the b~nrded digger, bliu shlirted, belted, and arnmed with howio knifit and " enty," whom he had. last behiell in the sober attire of a commcon buLtler. I1- laiughed again inwardly when John Smith was madet known to Thoriad'Barrit (strtange introductions took place in those days). lnt hle laughed not when, purposely 4eaving the Il rotliere together and going out f6r a solitary stroll, he thouglht of other introductions and other conil'anions---ljv'ial, gentlemanly fIl lowsr-s...
BURWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
TnR late rainfall "has *converted the land ii this nighbourhod into one great Rwttnp. You are unable tiinll " 'ilk maiy it'elps nir ay .direction witihout ,having to ,wade. : ?he· inhablitfs, ttorf the iti ""Junti-:atitPiotery.pr~re sented a petition to the Mayor and 'Alder mten of Newcastle this week,prayingti-that thiy miglht ihave streets con,.trttcted, which are really very ucnnehl reqairedu although tlot more so than Jur.'wood. i, 'Thle millora.o are ,working steadily here at, present. 'On Tlhursday eovenin' last, qtowitlttauding t~he stormy state ot e atheteter titea was ,a very good Inaister of laen ftirs 5 tle/tulpr ~vo nIent 8 Scity, a god manty of dwont took part in the debate fir the evenin.; I hiceh was Ednucation. Mr..I. Dixon opened tlIdtlebate in an very able manner; statinglritf as his opinion that Education should be fre'ta ad co,,plsory. •He ws ,;,sitziort;i by 'M.i- W. avi~t~- so by Mr..Thomas Price. Mr. ;Briton lid the oaposi'tion, wlihose side was t9akenq by M r...
POETRY. HOPE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
S O .ET'I 'Y - .IoPt SThere are timer Whei it itlarknesssirrdtcmlls uO, And troubles ~ ecn endless ncl dire, And misfbortune, lchotic aslond.ndg,' That holpe alone bids us aspire. There are Limes when our life seems sodreitry, Adl th:;s world 4seHtis ctelercies anld cold, Thalit 1hope, wilh swo et, sootlhihg ;olhce, Tells ums cheer up lul be bold. 'lThere are.times whenl our frienls many desert us, The frlendaiwe have thought tried acd tl uc· Anld Lthe dIearest of ios nillty li broken, hut hope never wavers from you. We hope ainl we wait for to-morrow T'o briing to us rospite from laini ; We hope that for ai ll of our )losses \We'll be yet comipelsated with gain. Faiith's lthe first step of lifet's liladder, itlopi's sccoid, anil bid is is l ire; While Oharh-y, toprmost to lleavei, Eluvates mannkind higher and higher. We hopee that thle lord' with us daily, V. lope tha t tnhere's mercy ii stire, Al t.tt tth'cl's p reit for the wvairy 'Vie hope whe?llfl life's journey is o'er.
HORTICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
HOILTICUL'TUIAL ASBOCIATI' ON.' There was but a small attendance on Tuese day evening~,at the,first, monthly meeting of ie. Br tohra-. S?i?--y i-atai, thh gugl??.gh, the u?e e elmng.ilh11 Ti 'reajint and six of tlahe conmmittee were presot. Mr. Dowonm ::howemlfiv& fijnepeaches, grown on the coqi omionage.' Timere will be a meeting 'noz Waednesday evening, I ltlh Mrcl. Thr'himrsti anluail meeting will take place in April, Pits ar, working btetter. , WViiratalh,1MaIkhi 5. 1874.4
AUSTRALIAN CONFEDERATION. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE "MINER'S ADVOCATE.") [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 7 March 1874
AUSTICALIAN CON FEDERATION. (To TrI[ EmDTORn oa run "MINun's ADVOCATIs") S.zn,-Anastralian confederation is a'sub ject which onghlt td occupy the mind of every pIatriot, i.e. individual, who would like to see this fine countryifitting itself for the assump tion of its proper place among the'natios of the earth. I anm glad to find that some few of thothouglitfnl and intelligent of thes colonies are beginning to give the subject th~at donsiderat.ion, which itd eser'ves. I believe that all are agreed that the pdinciple of con 'federation is right, but thbesysteni on which. that principle should, be carried outn is the question :at issue. Tue Victoriaus and Quicenslanders point' to the old c9lonial machinery of Government with ridioale anid derision. ridloy say .tlat tio Bsysulm «wa contral and' absoluto -in- the higheont degree, thnt while it taxed theon heavily it drained their treasury, .neglected' their lpublio works, that no'local improvements w?'rd made, only tlioso nmade by priva...
UNITED MINISTERS' ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 14 March 1874
UNITED MINISTERS' ASSO .- w*;* / ./OlATION. Tlrni monthly- meitiig. in connection .with the Above '.!Asaciastiont.was, helds antLambfon''on .1ondlay, the 9th inst. - The Rev. D. Younng took the chair, and the ,Rey. T. Rubey 'cte, as secretar. . - . . i * The meeting was opefied with devotionial ,exe-cise, conducted by Rev..T. Robey.. -.,After "disEcssing several matters in connec Uio n with the Asaociation? t was passed :naini'itonsly that thes letter to'iither'Grassi, ?" itbly drawn ti by'?tlithe ,V. Robe?, 1&lt;e signied by thc'.United ,Minlter s'.s,.ciation, ,to bearnthe signitnres. of the Rev Messars. Ro.btey, ld L iR.,Yoming, HarvCy and .J. Fletcher, Ei&c, on lbehmlf' i thoefitelllic meet ing;.. it will thei be forwairded~to jy'dney for the sel. of' the Annual -Associatiotn-wliich imCets in -Sydneyv ext week, thenlce to'Rome. The;final forwarmling of the document will :be noticed iin 'due tiine.. . It was proposed by Rev.. E. LEw.i,, and carried unaiinimonfily t...