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LATEST INTELLIGENCE. THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM COMPANY. SYDNEY—Monday Afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
LA TEST INTELLIGENCE. THEOUOH OEEVILLE 8 TELEQRAM COMPANY. SYDNEY— Monday Afternoon. Many members of. the Assembly are known to be most decidedly opposed to the continuance of tbe Panama mail service.'-. Mr. W. Keene, the Government inspector of mines, haadiscovered some tira -beds of marble close to the banks of the river Williams, near Clarence Town. Samples of tbe marble Jiavb been brought to Sydney, where they have* been polished and highly commended. A new schooner of 170 tons burthen, built by Cap tain Lawson, and named the Royal Duke, was launched at Macleay, on the 25th January. for Brisbane, and laden with 1047 bags- maize, was wrecked at Stradbroke Island, on the 29th ult. Crew saved. The maize was consigned to Messrs. Barker and Co., and was partially insured. The German Torchlight Procession is to come off on the 17th inat. f' Ths inhabitants of Brisbane are makingextensive preparations for the reception oLrii.&H. Prince Ifred. ? . /7 His Boys! Highness, His Exce...
UNITED STATES. New York, December 16. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
UNITED STATES. New York, December 16. The resolution for the impeachment of the President lias been defeated in the House of Representatives by 108 to 57. A resolution of censure upon the President, introduced by Senator Drake, of Missouri, was under discussion in the House, but would in all probability be rejected. The Radicals hat e met in caucus, in Washing ton, and adopted a resolution that 'they will take no step backward.' The Times, in commenting on the message of President Johnson, says : — ' The message ahowB that Mr. Johnson has learned nothing. He tran scends himself in imprudence. He regards his office as absolute sovereigns do their prerogatives. He has forfeited all respect. It is hard to say where the hope of the people lies between And rew Johnson on the one side, and Thaddeus Stevens on the other.' General Grant is likely to be nominated for the Presidency. There appears to be no likelihood that exSecre tary Stanton will be restored to his position at the head oi th...
ITALY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
ITALY. Count Lania ot Pisa was chosen President of the Chamber of Deputies over Baron Rattazzi by forty majority. The Italian Government has granted a univer sal amnesty to the adherents of Gen. Garibaldi The war office has ordered over 300,000 Chasse pot rifler The fortifications of Civita Vecchia are being strengthened and altered so that a garrison of Papal troops can hold the city as an open gate for the return of the French troops, should the safety of the Pope hereafter require it.
ARRIVAL OF THE PANAMA MAIL. ENGLISH NEWS TO DEC. 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
ARRIVAL OF THE PANAMA MAIL. English News to Dec. 15. The P.N.Z. and A.RM. Oo.'s s.s. Ruahine, T. S. Beal, Esq., commander, anived at Wellington at .5.30 p.m., on the 25th January. She left Wellington for Panama on the 8th November, had favorable N.W. winds during the greater part of the passage, and made a fine run up of twenty-six days eleven hours. The Ruahine left Panama on the morning, of the 27th December, having been detained beyond her usual time of sailing by the non-arrival to time of the mail boat on the Atlantic side. She had fair winds Rnd fnvnrable weather un to the 20th. since when she encountered strong winds from the southward and westward, with a heavy head sea. She called and coaled at the Island of Opara, taking in 242 tons of coal in twelve hours with her own craw. She brought from the island Captain Kerr and crew (twenty-one in all) of the ship Esnieralda, of Greenock, 1188 tons, from Maiden Island, bound to Cork, which vessel foundered at sea on the 9 th Decemb...
THE FENIANS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
THE FENIANS. The Fenian excitement in England and Ireland ia at fever heat, and the greatest alarm prevails. On the 12th inst., the Clerkenwell gaol in London was blown up with gunpowder, and three persons killed and forty seriously injured, and it was ex pected that Colonel Kelly, the rescued Fenian in Manchester, had some hand in the matter. The English newspapers have joined in a regular hue against all the members of the Fenian Brother hood, which haa only served to increase the gene ral excitement and alarm. In London, battalions of regular troops, to the number of six thousand, men, are kept constantly under aru.ia, to assist the polioe in maintaining order and suppressing any Fenian demonstration. — It was thought aud hoped that the Fenians would cease all active attempts ngninst lawjxicl order, in consequence of the uni versal lujrrojsind indignation caused by the disas trous attempt on Clerkenwell gaol. Large rewards have been offered by the Government for the dis covery an...
GENERAL SUMMARY. London, Dec. 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
GENERAL SUMMARY. London. Dec. 15. It has been definitely ascertained that the European Conference plan proposed by the Emperor Napoleon on the Roman question has failed. The assemblage was to have taken place in Munich on the 9th inst., but some difficulty was experienced in the diplomatic correspondence be fore the day arrived. Paris was then spoken of as the place of meet ing; the form of representation was changed, but the same day adhered to. .Despatches have been received in ijonaon trom Massowah, which report that the British Abyssi nian expedition has advanced a considerable dis tance into the interior of the country; but at last accounts the troops were suffering from scarcity of water. A telegram from Bombay gives a rumour that King Theodore, of Abyssinia, has ordered the English prisoners in. his custody to be executed. This, however, is not believed.. In the House of Peers, on tho 7th of Dec., Earl Mayo made a short speech, in which he deplored the bad taste and evil effe...
To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. Sir — William Skelton callesfbn me'this morning, and dic tated the following note : — j ' Dr. Harris— Sir— A letter appeared in the Newcastle papers, bearing my signature, in/rhioh I am made to say many harsh things both of Dr. Harris and Dr. Brookes. I know nothing of this letter. I nevor either wrote it or au thorised any person to write it for me, or to use my name in any way. In fact, I was in Sydney at the time, and never saw the letter until it was published. WILLIAM SKELTON. I would suggest that a certain party should chose for their motto ' Dodgery, jobbery, forgery, and lies. -I am, sir, youraverytruly, EICHABD HARRIS. [With reference to the above, if Dr. Harris likes to call at our offioo, he can inspect for himsolf the original manuscript of the letter purporting to emanate from William Skeltoii. If what Dr. Harris states is correct, we are utterly at a loss to know who the individual is who bos dared to forge the sig nature of W....
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. THE LATE MR. ADAMSON. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
LETTERS TO TH E EDITOR. THE LATE MR. ADAMSON. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. Sir— Your Wallsend correspondent, writing on the fatal accident at Lambton colliery, January 4th, goes on to show, beyond all doubt, that the late William Adamson was an' ignorant man on religious subjects. Now, sir, it is a truth that your would-be great correspondent is not able to dis pute, that the deceased wus a man who was respected by all who knew him, not only for his intelligence as a Christian, but one who was well informed on any subject that came before him, and as a charitable man the deceased was no mean example, for he neve^ refused to contribute to any onn who rnicht be afflicted or in want bv anv other means : he has been known to send from his own table viotuals to children who were in want, and olothiug from his own ward robe to the aged and infirm. In conclusion, I beg to tell your correspondent, that it would have beat Dr. Johnson or any other great man who has studied what i...
PIGEON MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
PIGEON MATCHES. The pigeon match, which was postponed from Monday week, owing to the inclemency of the weather, came off last Monday, on the Newcastle Racecourse. The attendance numbered 150 per sons, among which was most of the crack shots of the neighbourhood. The first match was between Richardson and Sawyer, for JJ15 aside, at fifteen pigeons each. The following is the score : — Richardson-0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1,0, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0-3 Sawyer— 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 1, 0, 1—4 The latter winning by one bird. The score will show the shooting was of a poor description, not withstanding the weather being very favourable. Mr. John Hall acted as umpire for Richardson, and Mr. Casey for Sawyer. Mr. W. Harris, junior, took the responsible office of referee, After the match was concluded, a sweepstake of £5 aside was got up, three birda each, sides be inrr nhnspn Hv TVfr. W. TTnrriB. iimimv 'find TWr. Waller, the former's side coming -off victorious. Mb. Habbis' Sisb. W. Harri...
TO THE CITIZENS OF NEWCASTLE. Per favour of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
TO THE CITIZENS OF NEWCASTLE. Perfavaur of the Newcastle Chronicle. Citizens — Next Tuesday you will be called upon to deoide as to whether you are to prefor the interests of the Gas Company to tho interests of the Municipality. You should remember that one of tho principal parties who went to Melbourne to negociato with Mr. Smith was Mr. A. Rogers, who was a gas director, and who is nowjan alderman ; and no person with unbiassed judgment cun be so bo fur deceived as to think that Mr. Rogers does not aim at making the Gas Company a very paying concern. You should also remem ber that Mr. Winship, who is chairman of the gas directors, is also an alderman, and that it is his wish to make the Gas Company a very paying concern. Then, there is Aid. Christie, who has been supplying lime to the Gas Company, and the Mayor, who may truly be described as the Newcastle gas holder to tho firm of Rogers, Winship and Christie. These gentlemen know well that if they could only get one more gas alde...
LOCAL ITEMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 5 February 1868
LOCAL ITEMS. Ths HoRTicoi/r oral Fete in Sydney.— Amongtt numerous exhibits at the show held in the Botanical, Gardens, Sydney, on Wednesday last, we find* the following from this and Hunter districts : — ESwiir Mathews, Newcastle, preserved meata, cooked beef in tins, bronze medal ; Mr. YVatkins, Minini, Aus tralian fibre for cordage, a piece of rope, still sound, four years in vme by the A. S. N. Company, pro nounced to be equal to Manilla fibre, silver medal ; Mr. Kelly, Maitland, colonial tobacco, in figs, bronze medal ; Mr. Church, Maitland, colonial tobacco, in fiya, honorable mention ; Mr. George Vindin, Mait land, Mudgee hones, bronze medal ; untanned bush bridle, a curiosity, strong, bronze medal, sack of bran, and sack of Hour, honorable mention ; smoked ham and bacon, no award : Meaars. Wvndham and Co., Australian wines , cask of arrowroot, gratings for paper, Mr. W. Cole, Tomugo, bronze medal. A Lucky Escape. — On Wednesday evening last, as the Rev. E. O. Pritohard was t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 8 February 1868
A Bauribtkr Assaultbd by a Woman:— At Weitport (according to the .Qrty Rivtr Artpu) a brrrister has been whipped by a woman. It appear* that the legal gentleman(Mr. Tyler)had Severn) times given ffence to a Mrs. Hayues, by throwing doubts upon her matrimonial relations whilst she was in the witness-box. The offended fair ono, determined to have revenge, culled at the office of the learned counsel, and did there and then administer naevere caatigation upon him with a p'tt&e~ of suppfc-jack. On u subsequent occasion she threatened to repeat the punishment, and the result was that Mr. Tyler, be ing hinted in bodily fear of her, hud bad her arrested and brought up on a charge of oasanlt. It came out in evidence thut the woman wits married to Haynes, but had previously beun judicially separated from a former husband, one Chilcott. The lady was bound aver to keep the peace for six months. Vro the Worshipful the Mayor of Newcastle! \\f E. THE UNDERSIGNED, It V reipeotf ully request...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 8 February 1868
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Friday, Feb. 7, 1868. Before H. Scott, Esq., P.M., Wilful Disobedience. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 8 February 1868
Fbiday, Feb. 7, 1868. Blfore'H. Soott, Esq., P.M., ,: Wilful Disobedience. ? -- Joseph Walter Home, imp carpenter^-plEndod guilty, ^o. wilful disobedience of lawful commands on board the barque Eliza Shairp, on the 6th instatii He excused his conduct' on the ground that heJiad' uot.thn.necessury appliances to do the work he was ordered to^uo. . Tlio case was remanded till Saturday- to give'time for inquiries to be, made, testing the truthfulness of the prisoner's statement. ? 'A Stowaway on board tht Bichard Burtecd. Henry T. Waters a miner, was charged with leorctintr bimnolf on board thu ship Klohartl. Biutoert, on jtho 7th nstnnt. - Owing.to the absengo of the proiewtor In Mait and, tho ouso wa» postponed,
Thursday, Feb. 5, 1868. Before H. Scott, Esq., P.M. Charge of Using Insulting Words. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 8 February 1868
Thursday, Feb. 5, 1868. Before H, Scott, Esq., P.M. Charue of Usinu Insullinu Words. James Dalton, appeared on summons to answer a charge of using insulting words to one Mury.Costry, in Wutt-street, on the 1st instant. . Mr. Brown appeared for the complainant and Mr. Wallace for the defendant The Complainant deposed : On Saturday night' last- be tween eleven and twelve o'clook, I was coming up Watt street wlien I mot the ueienuant He united after me nnd said 'Here, I want to speakjto you.' I turned round towards him and he said 'Did you suy you were leaving the concert room through me.' I replied 'Yob, parti}', through you and other bad conduct that was. allowed to be carried oii.' He then called me a ? liur. I said ' Thank you, Mr.]Dulton. You threw a bug of'sund on. mo nnd nearly smothered me.' He called me a — ? liar uuuin. I then accused him of having sent a message to me through another person. He said, .Yes I could get any — ? — olf the street, better thau you are a woman.' Yo...
Keeping open Public-houses on the Sabbath. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 8 February 1868
Kieoma oaen Public-houses on theSabbat/ij Robert (J. Watt, Phillip Cloudy, Samuel Chapman, Wil liam Langhum, John Moore, and Thomas Jones, were severally charged- with keeping open their licensed public houses, for tile sale of liquors, at unlawful hours, on Sun day, the 2nd instant. All the defendants, excepting Mr. Langlium, pleaded guilty, aud were sentenced to pay fines of 10s. each, und 4s. (id. costs. Mr. Langhum was found guilty after hearing evidence, nnd w.is fined 2O.s., und 4s, Gd. coats.
THUNDERBOLTS RAIDS IN THE NORTHERN DISTRICT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 8 February 1868
iJ TtdCrNDfeRBOLT* fiAJDS IN ?H& ? „. NOBTHEEK DISTJftlCrr, - , .. . . '.rromtlmArmidaUTtUstaf^. ? ; Once again wo are called upon to cnronicie«ie sticking-up of two Armidale down, mails in one week, owing entirely to the persistent folly and jemuuess of our police, in not furnishing a daily guard to the mail running from Armidale to Tarn worth. The particulars,, as they have reached ub, are as follows :— . It appears that ?when the down mail of Mon day had reached within eight miles of Tam worth, a bushranger, supposed to be Thunderbolt, rode up to the driver, William O'Dell, and inquired of him who he had got inside. There was one passenger seated in the inside of the coach at the time, and O'Dell answered, 'The guard.' . On hearing this reply, Thunderbolt appeared fora time to fight shy, for he fell into the rear of the coach, and fired a shot. Not finding his fire re turned, as he expected, he evidently interpreted it as a ruse upon the part of the driver, and rode up a ...
COMMERCIAL AND SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 8 February 1868
COMMERCIAL AH^SHIPPINB INTEUI9ENCE . Trade/jm are happy to state, has at length taken a step in the ridrruirection. Wo have a harbour containing a fleet ojMwsels that has not been [seen forj a very long time.and %hioh remind* us of busier times that are post. ' The pits, one and all, have .been fully employed throughout the week, and Are likely to continue so for some month* to come.. . ' ' Fbbiohts.— No alteration 'to quote in freights since Jast quotation*' ' A number of charters are still open for foreign flartsv ?'.'?... ,'i'yi'i ''V;.'. ,. - ,\-i- :.?.'; W t,l--.-':. ' ? ' I . .. '.