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ALARMING NEWS FROM COOKTOWN. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
"AIARIuNG NEWS FRQO, COOKTOW?N. Intelligeince from Cooktown states that the rush to Ilodgkinson 4ltivor hms beeli met with failureo. 'T'he Colonial Secretb y received the follow ing telbugnn, which Govermnent publishedl at onilce as a placardl for gonondl in formation.. Reliable informntion from Cook town states thalt the Mfulligmn's R iver rush is ai total failure. Eight hundled mlen are on their way back to Cooktown. Great dis~stisfaction and distress. provtil amongst thess. Will you kindly caso a notice to begiven in thl p:persor lby phicardt, wanling people of thle folly of joining the rush, and distresss shat awaits theme" ," Tho diggeors are looking for l3ulligan to lvieh lsihi s A threat is made to buarn down thile Cooktoatn Herl ddoflice. A riot' is expected at the Palmor. Dfiggeri areo returning, greatintdissatisfaction is expressed, and distress prevails among them.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
To C'orreslopondenro. _?.0 fa~cilitate· thle tnmn.?ttiorn o Ithltt?,,?t in r o feo tiolll wlith l i11o011rmd1 CI)InHIpIdenII ll pleIIII~CUU o attenl to the folhowlnl i sl etllti n.?d :-r-AdfTx? fetter or qoestious, itenlthit Ifor insertion, to the Editor;" odvtortaelnto, to the oedi , ;od"othoer ltters of a prtoote.notort, to the porties tor wl oh intended. AtrooT.on to tthi will frequently sav trhooble, and ,use motters of o buooirn?snotture to te more promptly attenlded to thun woold othlerwise be th -no ri. WE7 ... . . . " ]Penprietor.. HaLar.ar, .A.n ADnt.etra Office,: "- 19Lh Aprl, 1870. Stockton Agentcy. 1\/TR. akLV~7I I|ROWN b beet ArPPOTNED --I , ,A(IN' for this journal ot STOO87TON; from ht ntootee oe bo roe eivwl, itnd orders for Advertisemeatt or Job Printing left. • J. nr. B\VEE?,I " Propreietor. '? "Iernld nod Advocant Ofice,' * 8:LSd AprIl, 1870.
THE LIABILITY OF CARRIERS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
THo |IABILITY aO CAcRaERs.--In thUe District Court, on Saturday, Mr. Rhllodes, of Campbelltown, recovered a verdict for £11 18s 4d, against the Commissioner for lailways for non-delivery of goodse. .Mr. lhodes had lprchased many pckagles of goods in Sydney and fonrarded them to the Itedfern ter?oinas for transit by the railway to Campbelltown. The vendor packed the goods up in a wooden case, a hale, and otlher packages, making in all nineteen packages. When the goods reached Camphoelltown the official gave the carrier seventeen packages, which, with two packages taken away by.plaintiff, made iup nineteen packages, for.which plaintiff obtainei a receipt. On ovorhalleig tho packages one of them was found 'differently niorked, and belonged to Mlesss. Fowler lrbthors. This package was returned to the railway station, and a receipt for it obtained by plaintiff, who complained that ho. was one eckaggo short. Diligent search was made by the orailway authorities, but plaintiff neyoer recove...
Newcastle Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
zcastle Borouigh Council. eti of thle -Nowcastlo Borough Inil was hhl last "evening, in the Oil hlllrs. Thoro wore .prosollnt : Clsyor, Aldermen Hannell, Ludlow, pu, Thorn, ]Rodgers, Brooks, Dart, 11, and Creor. 1 iho llinlutt of last mllcting were ro?id I contirmed. CO I0IIS I'ONiDIN8'il. Ito outgOillg c orrca pllontdflalc ia0?olrtdOr lash Counci oaostiug, .was road inld ?revd of. h following letter from thI'Wa\llsend tnil was thlho road : Council ChmnbcrsArC, Wlalhon, A~pril 1705I, 150. J SlmW, IEaq., J.. 8tiryor, Nowoa-slo. -l toI ou Ithat at the last ofg tlu t ouncil oa theo' 1t3h uetast, the loresolution a.ni sajendlaedit woos macd, ,That this Councl,feoeling the urgenst errseity oa ran rh d a comprehnsivoo ter suphly to tis p ,d to ofr lth [ncipslit i c ( thne orst humerlt d, deems i expedient to his rof.ientce with the other 3Iuuicp:o Councils, re utpont~loOoernlno totake ouch inorasif, ill secrtie u peaill~nont water sopply to tile N0ony~r J. Y. Ihcetaso, EsqI. wlt hoe is So...
The Education Question. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
The Education Question. THuE fact of three parties having taken up1on thbemselvcs ho prorogative of lead iog the nmassesupon the question as to how the children of the presuot goner ation sliould be educated, has resulted in .the production of a letter in the gdteoJy dlorzini Jer'ald of the 24th instant, from" Vu?cit OmQura Ver,'lts," whose oappellation is hardly.a suffiicient wgis for his production. With every desire to give the writer credit for the best ofintentionls while circulatinghis opinions, we feelgompelled to euter our protestagainsttlie Scylla style of dicta toieship that the writer would assume. Ho,alter someupreliminaryinetimatios of his appearallc on the scene as the bearer of anrarmistice between tnhe tl,., Leagues of the Protestant leaders, quietly disposes'of'tlio opinions of.the omiu COathlolicsectionofthecommunity I If our friend had so quietly disposed of the principle which allows tihe taxaition of the ' parents of Roman Catholic children for the endowmoent of...
Australian Mutual Provident Society. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
Australizin - llutu-l' PProvident Society. THE moembers of this Society who reside in the city and district should beir.,in mind thalt the meeting for thoe annual election of two directbrs and one auditor will take place at Sydney on Wednes. day next and those who are intending to record their votes will do wellto'send their papersin without delay. - The following members are candid'ates for the seats to become vacant at-:tho Board, viz.:-George R. Dibbs, IEsq, MI.P.; Isao Ives, Eisq. ; the lodnorable Alexander Campbell, M .L.O ; Alfrbd G. J. Noeale, Esq - Messrs. Dibbs and Ives aro the re. tirino directors, only one of whom is oligible foir retelection. In the event therefore of those gentlemen having the two highest n'smbeos of votes ioll.ed over the o'other cancidatecs, buta one ean take tlo sent, ihe to whom the largest number of votes have been' given. . A copy oi '-- sa .. . L',- &lt;.to-the members at the meeting has been sor warded to us, from which we learn that the...
The Recent Outrage at Samoa. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
The tece nt Outrage at Samoa. - '. (From ile Evjingl Ncrews.) TaE outrage committed by a number of ?moans, Whbo firedl upon Captain Sttphone, of F.TI.S. Barracouta, and his men, wounding eleven seamen and killing ono, seems to he but a symptom of a very embarrassing complication. .It nof.oppears that Captain Stevens liad,' at '.th request of theo temporary King of Samoa, seized the Premier oi the kingdom, Colonel A.B. Steinberger an American citizen, and-a parsonal friend of Presidebt Grant; andthat the iostio attack upon the boat of the Bar. racouta was not a mere ouibreak of savagery, for spite or for plunder, but part of a determined attempt to resist the interference of a foreign power in the affairs of Samoa.._ A considerable number, to say the least, of the Sanoans were strongly attahebed to Colonel Stoin berger; they probably looked up to him as a being superior to themselves wvhom they believed to be able to go6veri them wisely, snd to lead'them in' the way of civilization. ...
Latest from Greta. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
Latest from Greta., (From our Greta COdrresponident.) FaiROt the telegram which I forwaded to you on Satuirday night, of course you are aware that thq proprietor, of the Greta mine intended to make a start. I will now give you a few of the particn lars: - On Saturday "morning Mr. Vickery arrived hero, and, in company with Mr. Sheddon, proceeded to the mine. The muiners wore all on tip toe, anxiously aiwaiting for sohm results to follow this Fersonal visit. About mid day Messrs- Vickery and Sheddon pro creedc up the main street, and seeing one of the miners, Mr. Sheddon called him to one side, nnd informeld himn that the pic ivould start on Monday at 5s.per ton, but that he had been instructed to iet them know that none of the incn who were engaged in the brawl whiclh had occurred would be enpiloyed. Mr. Vickory, in passing leown thi street, called on Mr. Ohapman, store keeper, mil informed him thatl he in tended to give the 5s. but he would not have alnything to do with the Union. T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
WANTEDS. WTA TSD IMMEIDIATELY, a COMn POSIT. iR. Only a Steady Man. 'Apply to IIERALD OFLIO , Roltou-street, Newcastle. " JNANTEP, a Good General'SERVNT V Apply! to Mns. POOLE, Furhiture Warehouse, Hufiteorstreet. " i:3, W ANTED, General 8ERVANr. Mums. SIt. RKAY, P'lattsburg. Wallaend.-352 , TANTED,a Good General Servant. Appl. V' to Mrs. RICGIARD RIEAD,' Belton street. TWTANTED, "' Good "GeneraV SERVANT " and 'HOUSEKEEPER, who would-e, willing to asMist in the care of four young chil dron. Apply at once--B.EP., HnALD olice. . '?;346 "W AN'TED, a COOK and L UNDRESS, to proceed up country. Good wages givea. Apply, Monday or Tesday, to Mrs. O. H SIDN Y, Perkin-street, Newcastle. 343 'rTAN'TED, a BOY, to lake himself goner o? .ally useful. Apply to N.' tLLIOTT, Bulocher, Iorehead-streeot, lambton. 341 TANTED, a SIART' L \i), who can ride well, anld be prepared to deliver the Nteweastle Morning Herald where requlired. Apply at once to tl is Olline. W ANTED, TWO ACTIVE OANVAS. Y SEIS for...
Independent Order of Oddfellows. ANNUAL MOVEABLE CONFERENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
Independient Order of, Odd fellows. - ANNUAL MOVEABLE CONFE1ENOE. IFromL the Herald. " TIE aninnnal mooeablo confronco of the representativoe or dolegati of the various lodgos of the Tndependat Order of Oddlellows, Mancheoster Unity, throughout the colony, commeced its sittings on Wednesday forenon, at Atkin's Royal'Oak Hotel, Parimatta. -Messrs. P.G.M. Abel, P?.G.M. Watson, and Prov. O.S. R?e were present from the Newcastle ditrict; and Messrs. P.P.G.MI. Monr and P P.U.M. Sloan, from the :unter Ihirer. The chair was occupied by Mi Geo. Lano, Grandmaster of the Ordoin the colony, who mado an address.: The directors' report would show thet that the levies on the different distric; had returned an amount of £214 8.; The income on sale of goods reaIisedi000 lOs 6d. A profit of upwards 9-1225 was shown. Mr. Sutton, O.S. , the wish of the directors, had eorpihd a talulntcdeioted`T 'r ~1of i?rdit -ad lodges, and this had been print. 'In January, 1871, there were 46imoam bera, with a total...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 25 April 1876
DEATH. CORRIGAN. — On Saturday, November 22, 1876, at No 2 Obelisk Terrace, Newcastle, N.S.W., FRANK PROSSER, aged six months, sixth son of Thomas and Mary Corrigan. " I may go to him, but he may not return to me." The Newcastle Morning Herald AND MINERS' ADVOCATE. TUESDAY, APRIL 25TH, 1876. &nbsp; &nbsp;
MAJOR'S CREEK. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
MAJOR'S COREElK. (Frot our own CUrirespoidleit.) Having waited long iti~ the hlopoof finding something in the shaupo of good news to treat your readers of yolur valhmtlo journal to I now find tlat I have been waiting in rain, therefore must oither give them such as I canr master, otherwise allow Stunpioe to rest. eVoll, to begin with-I- sIUll retraco my stoopo as it wcro so far back as Christmns, which was a renulrkably quiet one, and the Now Year was about the anone. With timhe exception of a clhildren's picnic, which was a pleasant affairj but not very exciting, the anniversary of the colony pas~scd by without much notice. Also; the 17th iarch--lthl o anmivexoary of that worthy patron Msaint of oeld Irolanid-ly-the 1 lo, how is it that wo have no noderncll ints P ]aoster lhs passed away, ond not even so much as aI cricket imNtch, or nny other sports, have we uhad. The foregoing inoes will give your readers somo idea os to the activity of. the people of this plrce. Tine MaItNo.--Th...
EXTRAORDINARY DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
ExTaeon0onAn Y DoArll.--1An acci dant oJ on almost unprecedented n:aturo in the hnting-flold recently occurred in Coylon to a young gentleman named IlBohrend, who was learnug coffo-planting on the estate of Mr. 0. U. P idjont askoylia. On Saturday hast; ftor th day's Wovbrk ?s closed, Mor. l relobd weit in spurnuit of an elk which had 'don seen on tho pltatrioii. 'he animal onma to bay in tihe river, and the coolies who accompanied their Sinha Durai wished to kill it with sticks and stonegs. 1ho Beolhrend wold not permit, and instead, without the aid of dogs, he plucekily, but oery rashly, went ia himself, -knif ino. hand. Ti'h ottgxept would be a most dangerous one oven for an old xperienced lhuntsman, for the olke wOas large owerfulbck, but poor Behrend hadno ucofo intead "tdofgbing at. tho.elk sidA Ways ho ?ona tq halio' gone nip in front and aght otthohi crea e t hr t~o. Thero wft of rse a "stroggle, and the coqlic savw Boh snd fall lick, while the olk broke away, -lloey ebed 01...
MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
MAIITLANI). ' DR. A. K. MonsoN's DwanRTUr E 70r ENoLnD.1?---etwecn ixty and Oseventy of the leading gentlemon of East and TWest Maitlind mot at Hodgson's "loyal Hotel on Monday evening to bid God speed to Dr. A, K. morson, who is abont leaving tlhe colony on a visit to England. Aspread was propared by Mr. Hodgson in first-class slylo. The Mayor of Weost Maitlnd (H S. . Badgery, Esq.) oconpied the chair. TIhe health of Dr. Morson, Mrs. Morson and child, and Drs. Blnokwell nnd Wright wore propocsed and duly honoured. Mr. Morton then shook hands with most present, and the company separated after singing " Auld Lang Syne." A largeo nusmbhr of gentlemon went down to thoe Hiigh trooeet station, and saw the doctor ofT. The band of the West Maitland Voluntoors, in wliieh corps the doctor hold the rank of surgeon, also played down to thie station, and. gave the doctor a farewell salnte. MAsITA.ND IoAcs -Tho following weights liavo 1o0n declared: JoCKEY CmUoo el. 'stO lUo at st. lbs. Xincroug...
WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
Sores os TMPER?A?C-Et.--Th Gfrnnd Division of the Sons of Temporanc held their quarterly meeooting in Stephens' Rlooms on Monday. In the evening a public moeeting was held in the Wesleyan Chapel, when addresses were deliveredl by MIesrs. Tulip, Lake, and Gordon, and the loev. W. Robson. Tiloero were about forty ladies and gentlomen prosent. 1. Turton, Esq., J.P., in tho clhair. ACOIDENT. - On Slunday a msan, by appearance a sailor, anld by nacent a Gor man, was thrown from a horse, at thile corner of tile street near Mr. I-oeppol's Hotel. He fell heavily to thile groud, and his hIlead narrowly escaped strilkinlg lthela kerbstone. Ho we was not much1 worse, for when his mate, who was rldiug behlind, came up to hlim, ho rose from- the ground and said. " She vas shuck me oil." POLCEI COUnT.-Thhere is likely to be a busy day at the Court to.day, as more than twenty summonses have been served in Lambton and Noew Lambton alone.
HAMILTON. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
HIAMILTON. - BRUTALTY.-fOn Saturday last, per. sons passing by thie Castlomaino Prowoly, were attracted by thioe cries of a boy, who was crying out, " Oh, kill, kill me," &o. Soeveral persons'rushed into the brewery, and found a mall thrashing a boy woiul a bolt; and the boy was covsroel withs blood. Persons who wero presont dosoribe tile beating givon to Lhe boy as being most brutal, a nd they went in soarlch of a eonsetablo with the inten tion of giving the man in charge.
Imports. 1876 [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
Inlports. 1876. April 24-Er Ann elolhuia?, from Welling ton-4 irou tanks, D). Williams ; 1 case basket work, C. GreOen April 24--Izx OliviaDavis, from Geelon~ 21 tolns potatoes, 18 tons onions, 214 case fruit, 90 ea?es rpples, 20 tons ohalf, 15 tons hay, and 32 kegs batter, rder. April --Ex MIoonts, from Wallaroo-597 tons cpperore, H. R. Copper Works; 5 bags tools, J. D. Williams April 25-Ex Springbok, from Melbourne 39 tons poratoes, order April 25--Ex Gilimpse, from Auckland-200 emolplt? bllgsg, and 4 ess snllce, order Aplril 5--E?x Southern ,lell., from Adelaide -"241 b.loes hay. 24 tons chalnff, 10 tons pollard, aoln 1?o tollscolpparore, order 25th.-- .x Frtha oflyof Ol fom Adeloide--4567 l.asi Iotor,. 1950 bago cinfl, 408 bags bran, 745 bags wheat, S75 bales hay, 322 bags poilrd, nlld 05 caseseja'n.
LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
LAIgIITON. A CLEAN Tnl1. On Monday even ing, Jr. Goodwin, aesistaunt to lDr. Hill, borrowed a horse, ?uddlt, 1a1nd bridle fro?l iEr.J. (lordoll, of the Veleoli Ilomo Inn. ALfter oling. tllm onriiol it wooB hong1 up1 on tlio fino nt tisto bck of D1. olill's preilles, and nt obout bllf-ilst seven O'clOkwo injoollsRd. The horse went home to M[r. Goelon's ldaco shortly after without either saddlo or bridle. Tir natural resomlptionl of coomte is that the daddlo and bridlo were stolnliind the hloreo turncd adrift. This saddlo is 1mde of hog :shin ond cost £7, ond no pains will ho spared to detect the thief. TuIoe soiN 's CONsONiT.-fIhIo procOOdB ef thle abovo concerit elised £11 1r., ifter ,,ying all exponses. This is very ittisfiac tory. onlMpPROVMENTS. - Mr. ?Alderinan tMaddock is Imaldng a considemnble addition to his ilread" extensive premioses ill Eldc-otreet. When hinohed, this will bho ti most valuable and tibstantil property in Luibton.--Tlhe new irivalto residence of b\r. E. Lewi...