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THE CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY'S EXPENSES. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
THE CO-OPEllATIVE COXIl'ANY'S EXPENSES. To the Editor of the Sttremtle Chronicle. Sir— You would obligo 1110 by putting.thete few lines in tho paper. Wliilo I was at the half-yearly general meeting of the Co-operative Uoal-mining Company, on Saturday last, I heard that the directors hud engaged Jlr. Winship (the ? manager of tlio A. A. Company) to go ami huvo 11 look at the ^ tunnel.whichhoiUdiuidiMr.W'inship.iso I was informed, oiity charged the Co-oiierativo Company .C21 for that particular dsy's work. It js a greit pity we have so* few such clever gentlemen us Air. Winamp. Air. Editor, tins is equal to winic the Governor of the colony gets within .tMOU I hope what I have heard is not true, because, at tho rato of £21 a duy, Mr. Winship's salary wouhl be only iiOliOO a year, Mr. Editor, one side of tho story is good till the other is heard. I told the man at the time he was making use of these words that it was impossible that Sir. Winship would bo so high in his oharge, beoauso D...
COMMERCIAL AND SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
COMMERCIAL AND -SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE . .Our harbour at the present time has a very busy appear ance, a very great change from anything we have seen for the part six months. The total tonnage now in harbour is over 20,000 tons register. Twenty-two vessels, having an aggregate tonnage of 8443'tons register, arrived from Mel bourne, and seven from New Zealand, 2169 tons register, on the 2Cth and 27th insts. Amongst the new arrivals are the Glee Maiden, ship, 1305 tons ; Emilia Bremen, bq., 1100 tons ; Prince Charlie, ship, 1350 tons ; Sparkenhoe, ship, 1200 ton* ; and ^Eolus.putch bq., 706 tons. The quantity of coal shipped since the departure of the last mail viaSuez, on the 24tVDeo., ha» been 53.726 torn, of Whicb,16,020 tons were for Sydney, 14,455 for Melbourne, 7316 for South Aus tralia, 0383 for New Zealand, 1G70 for Hobart Town, 153 for Brisbane, 4604, for foreign ports, and 3275 toni used for steamers and home consumption.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
* TJUNTER RIVER NEW STEAM XI NAVIGATION COMPANY. ' STEAM T0h/j4flH E Y. The KORPETH, CaidsfikrfuDD, MONDAY »nd THURSDAY; Mornings. The CITY OF NEWCASTLE, Captain Suwchbhl, TUESDAY ind FRIDAY Evenings. GEORGE TULLY 4 CO., Agents. Hunter ftiver New Steam Navigation COMPANY. TO SHIPPERS AND PASSENGEBS TO AND FEOM THE HUNTER. NOTICE. FR ONE MONTH FROM THE dUe of departuro of H.R.H. the Duke of Edin. burgh- from Tasmania for thiB colony, passengers taking return tibkots will be conveyed utthe following rates:— NiwoastlK to SYD.VEW&nd back :— Saloon..... ? ,/,)S.,..yi4....£l 6s. Steerage ? .Jy//..,yf.. ? 0 15s. Mobpith, Raymond Terr^b; oj^Clabkncx Towk, to Sydney atfd/hirck :?? Baloon ? /T./Z. ? £1 10s. Steerage ? f.....T. ? 0 los. Same rates from Sydney. This arrangement will communes on SATURDAY, 18th initant. GEORGE TULLY & CO., Agents, Newcastle. 10th January, 1868. ? ? MS Australasian Steam Navigation Goitoany - EXOURSWN TRIPS TO SYDNEY l\ To witnoii the ArnVftl of th...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. PORT OF NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS. JAN. 29. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
hipping Intelligence. PORT OF NEWCASTLE. f -, j l~ ABBIVALS. - ?? ' . Jan. 29. ml. lUin, sch., 180, Dixon, from Brisbane, llih inst. G. 'it EiU 2nd, Hamburg bq., 460, Kuhlkenj from Adelaide, '£' bit., with 02 coils rope, and 140 tona pig-iron. C. t. Ill Ch Ann, bq^Hty Wills, from Melbourne, 24th iriBt. It |irt Stewart, brig, 202,* Ellis, from Dunedin, 16th inst. «|°» ?*»*....,.. jiNi4;v ?= &; C ylliam Ackers, bq., 299,' SSyeri, from Geelong, 15th gfcB. H. Grierson, agent. \ \ ;'Mpw IrriBg («. J, Creer, from SyTtoey.. W. K. Lochhead, jtfbwning Beauty, bq,, 363, Boies, from Wellington. C. §8friM^sc1i?°from the Kichinond, with cedar' ana pine. »y (in, agent. ? — — -r *-;
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. PROPOSED VISIT OF THE PRINCE TO THE HUNTER RIVER DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH. PBOPOSED VISIT OF THE PRHS3E TO THE HUN TER RIVER DISTRICT. The Maitland Mercury of Thursday Iaat sayn : ? « We have been favoured by iha Mayor, John Lee, Esq., with the perusal of a note received by him from the Hon. the Colonial Secretary, which states that H.R.H. liad determined to visit the Hunter River district during his stay in the colony. Mr. Parkes believed that the Prince in tended to proceed to Moreton Bay in H.M.S. Challenger, and -would call in at Newcastle on his return, where he would-be met by some of the Ministers from Sydney— most likely by the-hon. the Premier. It was most probable H. R. H. would arrive in Newcastle on Monday, Feb. ,24. Yes terday we were favoured with the perusal ot a let ter from |Sydney, dated 28th Jan., atating that, on that day three gentlemen of the H unter River district waited on the Hon. Colonial Secretary to learn, if possible, with some exactness, the time and period of the Prince's movements, in good time' for an...
TO DR. HARRIS. Per favour of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
TO Dll. HAItRIS. ? Ptr favour of the Nttomxlte Chronicle. Sir— Without for 11 moment wishing to identify myself with a certain writer signing himself ' Quiz,' and who is ?well known to be ungngud on the staff of tho Pitot, newr paper, allow 1110, notwithstanding, to point out one or two things in your elegant epistle of the 23ml instant, which I was rather surpriKud to see in a letter boating your signa tuie. You infer Sir. HanncH's unntucss to lie chairman of any meeting oecauac 11c reiaiiicii me cnair during 111s own election. If you (Dr. Harris) had looked tun Act carefully through, you must have seen that the election conducted in any other way would have been irregular, and perhaps illegal — the pre.siilent being in the room. Besidun, is not the same thing done in Schools of Arts, at the annual nieot ing- of Bunking and other commercial institutions ? Moat , assuredly it is, and you, Dr. Harris, must be as well aware of . the faot as I am. As a slmrehofler of tho 1I.U.N.S.N. Co...
GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
? : ? — -e GENERAL NEWS. Chabqe op Indecent Assault. — A charge of criminal assault has been brought against Mr. Hugh O'Haie, of Tumberumba, well-known as the owner of the racing mare Riverina. The j victim is a little girl barely eleven years of age, | the daughter of Mr. Thomas Bullock, of the j Sportsman's Arms Hotel. The prisoner was arrested on Tuesday, 21st instant, at the Bridge Inn, on warrant, and was brought up at the Police Court on Wednesday, and defended by Mr. Bluckmore, solicitor. He is committed to tlie v^uarujr ochdiuus uii wic uuui^o ui *ni*tuwMM assault, bail being allowed, himself in £100 and two sureties of £50 each. — Albury Banner. Arrival of H.R H. Prince Alfred. — Since Tuesday morning, Goulburn has been decorated with flags flying at many of the houses. Slouue street quite took the lead in this matter, exhibit ing far more flags than its more populous neigh bour, Auburn-street ; while from Mr. R. Craig's to ther'Rev. Mr. Ross's a complete row of mimic men-o...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. TO DR. HARRIS. Per favour of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
^LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. TO Dll. IIAUKIS. \. Ptr Jnvoiir of ihc ATfuniKlle Citron icU. I Sir— You speak of 'fair play,' urnl sign your name to your remniks ; thut is wlwt I like, mid thoveforo ut the bottom of tins coinmuiiicntiun (iiililiesseil to yo\»raelf) you will find my real nan'ie. In your letter on tlio iilfnira of tliu Hospital you charge Dr. llmvker with 'neglect of tluiy' in Ilia attention to liis pationf h at the hu.sjiitnl, niul you . give n statement of how nmny times lie visitoil the institu tion during tlio year 18li7. Jjiil JJrooks— oxouso my bml spelling— the book* I mean— give you that information ? Bscau'se if so, tliey lied, mid here is my proof that thoy iliil so, 'and nithorn feeling proof, it is too, as I doubt not you ?will admit. In the month of September last. I hud the misfortuuo to meet u-illi an accident «t tlio life-boat shed, in consepuence of which J)r. liowkur had to cut away all the front part of my fuut. I mis under his care for six weeks, tlnrini;...
SAD TIDINGS. MELANCHOLY SUICIDE OF MR. DOBSON, OF PARRAMATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
. SAD TIDINGS. MELANCHOLY SUICIDE OF IIS. DOBSON, OF PARRAMATTA. From our Qoinp Contributor. ., When I despatched my laRt letter Newcastle wardu, I, decided to stay a few days longer in the metropolis or its neighbourhood. I saw one o'r two sights in connection with the ' hero of the hour,' Prince Alfred, and hoped by, this opportunity to have infused a little of the in* comica into a part ing epistle nnent the raree-shows of Sydney. But a circumstance has transpired which paralyses my pen as faF as humoifT goes,- and must turn what should have been a genial missive into one of sad importance. Your telegrams will probably have informed you that Mr. John Dobson, manager of the Commercial Brunch. Bank, Parramattu, lms committed suicide. As I doubt whether fuller particulars will reach you from any other source, ? I feel it almost -a duty incumbent upon me as an ex-journalist, and one who is acquainted with the 'details of the sad. event,* to impart to you tlie' sor rowful circumstanoe...
RECEPTION OF H. R. H. THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH IN NEWCASTLE: [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
BEOEPTION OF H,-R. H.'T?HB DUKE OF EDIN' - BURGH IN NEWCASTLE: '&. meeting of the district _and eleutive offipers of the various Friendly Societies of Newcastle aud the Hunter Hiver Districts, -was held at! the Ship Inn, last evening, ^tr, Nlcoll was vote& to the chair, and about -thirty members from 'six teen different lodges were present. The principal resolution passed was — ' T'tat we, the represanta tiyei» 'and members of the various lodges jhere prespot, »re in favour of a demonstration tiein ^ven at tlie reception of H. R. H. the Duke of Edinburgh, in Newcastle, and that we should re present the matter to our various lodges when they meet, and take their opinion. Mr. George ordy was elected secretary, and a committee was chosen from, those presentKwith power to add 'to their numbers, to represeut the various lodges. A fuller report of the meeting will be given in our next issue.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
ITo istprse-Buyera, Carriers, Draymen, and N. Others. 12 Draught JTORSES, thoroughly itattnchandinaxMI* lent oonditlao. 2 Saddle Horses, j^od weight earrian. At TatterOli- Hotel, Newcastle, THIS DAY (Sctiqrday), at Blevm o'dott. E»RUNKRR JfcKD SPARKE w have received in«tn)ction«^from Heun^lfAM and 8weet, to »eU by auction, aT^atteneU'a ,B»W, Newoutle, -^^ THIS DA Y (Saturday), at £lev^d»ek: ' 12 Strongapd \ueful HORSES, staunch in tuoMfea 2 saddle Hone*. )V Also : '^ 1 pair of upstanding Hones, well broken, sultaktWV :' for carriage or light harness. .. ,. ? Terms, Cash. --Jtfitioeof Sale b j Auction, on Feb« 10* ? MkT^d-xe. b i s h b'^ has reoslved ImiIimTiKmiiJiiiiii Mr. Htnrjr K*^- hew, to Mil, at his residenost'Xi&s-atTaet, ' - OnMON DA Y, FebruarylX^4$$a, at Eleven o'oUdc : ^^^^^ ? Household fUHNITPKE. Csnisge, Horses. Aft 90 ' ^ Market Wharf Auction Booms. * ? Tl^Sa. J. C. B O N A B I U'4 JJlJL. ^^^^wtllwUbyaactiw * T H^-i^S DAY, at tenVeigok:— Assorted Drapery ^V^^ Or...
CITY OF NEWCASTLE GAS AND COKE COMPANY. HALF-YEARLY MEETING OF PROPRIETORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
CITY OF NEWCASTLE GAS AND COKE COMPANY. HALF-YEARLY MKETING OF PROPRIETORS. The third half-yearly general meeting of the proprietors of the above company was held at the company's offices, Hunter-street, on Thursday last, at noon, for the .purpose of receiving the report of the directors, and u tinuueial, statement for the half-year ending 31st December, 1SG7. There were about twenty-live shareholders, pre sent, and the chair was occupied by Mr. J. B. Wlnship, chairman of the board of directors. The other directors present were Messrs. Brown, Urierson, and Harris. The proceedings were commenced by the secre tary leading tne advertisement convening the meeting, and the minutes of the last half-yearly meeting. The latter having been duly confirmed, the chairman called on Mr. White to read the following report : — The directors of tlie City of Newcastle Has nn-l Coko Company bog to present to the shniehalilnrs the statement of accounts for the half -year, ending 3lst Dec, 18(57, togeth...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
1 Lujsch or the Mistbai.— This beautiful yachtf built to theTSHe^ of Mr. H. G. Daogar. mi safely launched fester day iioniing precisely at teao'dook. Many of the princi pal members of the KoyslSydney Yacht Squadron (of which Mr. Daugar is Commodore), were prtient, together with a aahionable attendance of ladies and gentlemen, including ommodore Lumbort and party. Miss Danger, s lster of the owner, officiated on the occasion, carrying out the usual ceremonies in first rate style - andas the lady wished success 'to the yacht, she gradually began to move down the ways, and anally fairly plunged into- the water amid the cheen of the »peotator», of whoni a Utrge number was present. Tha Mistral is a outter of about 35 tons, modelled in England by _ __i_t ? a- j *-___ _..*.! w?.ut* liaM Iw \f^ TTav-M n.fc thn ah I toblishment of Mr. Sheehy, in Woolloomooloo Bay. Fpr ) ' miterul used, and workmanship employed, she could not be excelled. She is finished wittf* care and attention partak ing m...
COAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
OOAL. Export of Coal from the Companies' Official Roturns, for the week ending 3lut (Jan., 1808. .— # Port Shipped- to.' !j'-&C| |' 'a § I Sydney ? ~283 ~284 792 52 411 315 ...... Melbourne ? 540 ? 576 2043 630 ? Adelaide ? ...... ? 247 ? Wallaroo..: ? 410 ? 501 ? PorUCooper ? 372 ....;. Ne-on...-. ? .„.....,..-;... 270 ...... ? Auoklandi ? .Hi.' ? :«f:i...\.a,.- ? 415 ? Otago ...... ,.:.. ........ ., 606 ? .....\ ? Hobart Town ? .* 555 ? ;.'i..^. ? 332 ? Java ? ....' ? '.. .....Iv 270 ? Shanghai:. ? .-..;..... ? 1000 Steamers..: ? 92 229 43 ? ..' ? Home consumption. 124 98 189 ? 36 ? Total ............ 2i00 1021 1024 1168 2809 2423 1000' ? _-?? Total exports for the week, 11,611 tons opal; and 22 tons coke,-: shipped by the A.A; Co., and 8 t^no'coko by tha Co operative Co. for Sydney. ^^' '
VIOLENT AND COWARDLY ASSAULT AT STOCKTON BY THREE SAILORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
VIOLENT AND COWARDLY ASSAULT AT STOCKTON 1SY THUKK SAILORS. Some wi.'ll-gi'inimled commotion occurred at Stockton 011 Tuosilay lust, occasioned by a, report that 'th roi' (lrmikou seamen, in a fit of rage, had nearly immleral onis of their shipmates, by kick ing him about tho body and head in a -most savage ami lirtit.-il manner. At the police court, 011 Thursday, tli--' tiu-co men who committed tho assault, imiui'il respectively JiinieH Pilkington, Thomas 'Witters, and Joseph Thompson, were culled upon to answer the charge, und after n soinoivli.it protiuutoil investigation, were found guilty, and wnlimced tu two months imprison; meat in iWaitliiiul gaol. The assault would st'Giu to have, been an unusually savage, and what iniikes it worse, mi almost entirely unprovoked one. Tt is 11 great pity thut in cases of this sort the iimgislruliisfliiivc not the power' tu inflict a nuii-'h heavier punishment. The whole of the purticului's will bo gleaned from the subjoined evidence which we...
LATEST INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY—Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
LATE S.T'1 NTE LUBE N G E . FBOM OEBVILLE'S TELEQKAM COMPANY. ? - ' SYDNEY— Thursday: Hia' Excellency Sir G. BowenMwho left by the Kaikoura to-day, for New Zealand, entertaiued a party at Weatherboard, yesterday. H.B.H. Prince Alfred ia/to'meet a few friends at the same place to morrow (Friday.) v ., ?' A Grand parliamentary picnic to the Duke, at the Hawkesbury, is to come^tf shortly. The Horticultural Show, Vhibh was opened yester day, wus continued to-day. A sample of tobacco, from the factory of Mr. Norrie, has, amongst other articles from the Hunter River districts,, been specially commended. The racehorse Gladiateur was purchased by Mr. Udhe, at the sale of Mr, Bales' stud. -Mr. Driscoll purchased Stanley and'-the Roso of Australia, Mr. Ivory purchased Vanderdecken, and Mr. E. K. Ooi purchased'Lady Fanny. \ ' ? -, Mr. John Dobson, manager of the Parnmatta branch of the Commercial Bank, committed^wioide yesterday evening, by taking arsenic.' It is afMfe, on good authority, that...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
LOCAL ITEMS. LectctrY: at tick Urfuicr-HousR. — We wish to direct special nlicnti'iii to thu lecture rulvortiaed to bu dulivcrutl in thu C'mut-hotiso on tlio overling of Monday next, by tlio Kev. P. Lane, late Baptist minister of this city. Tlio subject, the talents of the lecturur, iiwl tlio peculiar circumstances under which tho lecture is being given, all ought to have tho cunibiiU'il i' Heel of attracting a lar-;e audience. For thu iiifiiniitition of those who have not heard Air. Lauu on Uu; platform, we may mention thut lie is- :i lecturer of 110 nu'.'tu ability, and we are quite suro that any who injjy patronize the rev. gentle man will not regret having gono to hear liini, The subject is William ivmuu unu emancipation ti'om Slavery.'. * Nahkow Ese.u'K phoji Dkowning. — On Thurs day mrtrning last, Mr. Thompson, of tho Public School, had a vevy narrow C3cape from being drowned. -It apiiuai'3 ho had sivam out somo little distance, when ho turnuil round for the purpose of coming ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
ALllUHTED NUMBER OF PUPILS can b«a»tructed in the Art of DRAWING by addiessing to Mr. FETEKS, Mrs. Buxton's Cottages, Scott itrect, NewcMtlgs. ? 909 MRS. PETERS wfrsL BE HAPPY to instruct a limited nuufctjrof Pupils in 1IUSI0, at tlieir own residences, ^idress, Mrs, PETERS, Buxton's Cottages, Scott-street.^^ WILLIAM ARNOTT, BREAD & BISCUIT BAKER & CON-' FECTIONER, desires to return his sincere thankBto his numerous customers for the liberal support they mvo given him during the last two years, and trusts by strict attention to thei* orders, and producing first class Broad, Ac, toyfte^vored with their turther iUpp0rt' WI^EIAM-'AKNOTT, BUEAD & bWcUII^BaKER & CoNPKCTIONIB, onnosito Mb. JIO 1TP E R, Draper, Hunter-street, yv Newcastle. Cabin Biscuits, Tories, Picnics, and Fancy BiscuiU, Wholosale and Retail. Trade Supplied. -S' CHIN0HEN& CO., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL T O B A C C 0 N I 8 T S, PERFUMERS, Ac, Huhtkb-stbekt Newcastle, Next doobto Smr Ink ...
WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
\V ALL SEND. LVROU OUK OORBESPONBEST.]... Tho principal item of iny correspondence this time will be, touching upon the past and future prospects of the Co-operative Coal-mining Company. Your correspondent's, occupation being that of a miner, and the coal trade having been ao frightfully dull for some time past, has given him a considerable amount of spare time.. He ia unavoidably physically idle, and has no desire to be mentally so. He there fore makes the following remarks. Having occasion to see Mr. Fletcher, the manager of the Co-operative Coal Company, I found him on my arrival at the en trance of. the tunnel, in company with Mr. For rester, one of the directors, and Mr. Brooks, one of the contractors for the viaduct. Our conversation was on a subject of vital importance which has affected both the pockets and interests of not less than nearly six hundred working men, who have identified themselves with this company. The gloomy forebodings and dark aspects that over hung this c...
DISTRICT NEWS. WEST MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 1 February 1868
DISTRICT NEWS. WEST MAITLaND. From the Mercury. 'The Dukk's Day.' — From' an advertisement in another column it will be seen that the Hunter River Jockey Club purpose holding raceB, on the West Maitland course, the day after the Agricultu ral Show, in honor of the Duke of Edinburgh. Of late years we have little to boast of in racing mat ters, ho far as Maitland is concerned. A variety of circumstances have interfered in preventing the suc cesBful carrying out of our annual turf Bports ; but now that the Jockey Club have really put their shoulders to the wheel, we do hope to see a grand ' Duke s Day on the Maitiana course, miuwwuav after tho old style, when the Maitland Races were regarded as the best in the colony, and where Jor rocks. Plover, Cassandra, Ac, constantly figured. All lovers of the turf should unite, and endeavour to give such tempting prizes as wipuld induce Bome of our best horses to put in an appearance. Foot Race.— A foot race for £10, 160 yards, came off at the Ca...