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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
K Female Tab. — A rather romantic incident haa occurred on board the Flying Venus, now in the harbour. The captain ahipped a young fellow at; Liverpool under the name of Thomas Brown a as' teaman, and after serving fop ;i considerable time on board the ship, it waa only yesterday discovered that he was a womnn. Shu stated that she left h«. homo at Aberdeen, at fourteen yeura of aga through the ill treatment of a stepmother, and having pro cured boy'fl clothing went to sea. - She contrived .to preserve the secret of her sex for five years, and performed the duty of a seaman remarkably well, taking her turn at the wheel, going aloft to furl royals, and was quite an ndopt in- the nicer details' of the profession. * The captain (Mr. Litter) on be-' -coming acquainted with the fact of his having a- woman ou board was perforce compelled to part with' her, and accordingly ho took her to the acting Chief Magistrate at the tint Police Court to ask his advice.' At the 'suggestion of hia Worsh...
EXPORT OF LIVE STOCK, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
EXPORT OP LIVE STOCK, *o. A RKTUBH embracing tbe principal items on tha Miscel laneous Export* from the Port of Newcastle during the year 18fi' :— . Artiola. To where exported. Tons. , Value. * a. d. Cattle. ? New Zealand ...... 3,100 14.3W 0 0 Ditto. ? Tasmania ? BO 300 0 0 Horses ? New Zealand ? 28 330 10 0 Ditto. ? Java ..... 4 60 0 0 Ditto. ? China . ? 2 60 0 0 Sheep. ? New Zealand ? 130 C5.0 I) I'iKs ? New Zealand ? 14 21 0 0 Ditto ? Victoria ? 2,195 2,506 15 0 Ditto ? South Australia ...... 150 150 0 0 Hur ? NevrZealaniland ' other port* ? 400 1.500 0 3 Mhuo. ? New Zealand ? 13686 bl*. 1,500 0 3 Ditto. ? Viotoria ? 11026 „ 1.6UI 13 0 Ditto ? South Australia ? 136 „ 18 0 0 Ditto. ? Tasmania? ...... *M „ 60 0 0 Total ? 23,255 13 3
VESSELS ENTERING THE PORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
VESSELS ENTERING THE PORT. A bgtukm ahovinx the number and tonnage of vessels entering inward* at Newcastle during the year 1867 .— Countries. Vessels. ' Tons. Victoria' ' ..:' \.. ... ' 362 ... ... ... 130,000 Now Zealand ;.-... ...':'? 228 ... ? 04,404 Soutl7Au«t»aUai ... ::;? 45 ? ? — 18,720 Tasmania ? 1* ??? ?» —~ ?''?887 Queensland ? ... 34 ? 8,571 Singapore ? ... 2 ? 3.055 New Caledonia, ... ... » ... ... ». 719 South Sea Islands ... ... ' . 1 ? ... 410 Jupaa ... ..v. ... 1 «. ... ??? 298 Total... ... *688 !!! ''. I'. 229,064 N.B.— This doea not insluda steamers or coasting vessels.
VALVE OF IMPORTS AND EXPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
VALUK OF IMPOUTS AND EXPOET8. A Rktuem allowing tbe total value in sterling of Imports and Export* of tha port of Newcastle, from. and to each country, for the year 1867 :— ' Import* there Countries. from. Exports thereto. £ s. d. £ a. d. Victoria ? 4«,848 11 2 ? 73,834 5 0 New Zealand ... ? 443S I 2 ? M.S31 3 9 South Australia ? 41.487 '9 0 ? 25,485 10 9 Oueensland ? 356 5 5 ? 748 10 0 ?rasmaida ... ? «30 ?-- 4...... 5113 10 9 China ? ? M.»95 4 0 Manila... ... .»? ?» .-??? ? JGtt 15 0 United SUtea ? ? 6890 5 6 Mauritius ? ? 2416 18 _ 8 Macassar ? »...-.'.. 810 10 0 j»va ... - ? ? 9 0 0..:...- 5180 18' 0 VaW-auo ... ? ? 1625 10 0 IudiT ? ? 10,066 0 0 Gumu ? ? 887 0 0 Ceylon... .... ? , ? 3529 10 0 Banda ... ... ...... , ? ? 170 0 0 Singapore ... ...... 308 13 0 ? 1414 10 0 New Caledonia ....... ? 599 0 0 Optra ? ? 514 111 0 PotropaulovisU ? ...... 170 0' 0 Japan ' ? ; ........ 8 10 0 ? , Soith Sea Islands ? , 4.M 0... .„ ? ^ ? ~ Total!. 7. ...98,083 S 1 ? 209.M9 16 3
VESSELS LEAVING THE PORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
VKSSEM »LEA VINO THE PORT. A bhuiut abowing tha' number and tonnage of vessels cleared from the Port of Newcastle, during the year 1807 :— Countries. Vessel*. Tons Viotoria ... ...' ... 381 .;. ? t 109,918 New Zealand ...' ... 201 ... ; ? 57,807 South Australia, ... ... 153 ? ... .48.^51 Tasmaufc ...,,... .... 38,... ....... 6,878 Queenalana...' ... l.'.. .8 ? '968 China ? 58 ... ? ... ... 22,770 India ... ._ ? 16 ? 16.814 Mauritius ? , ... 9 ? 2,363 Ceylon ... ... .^ , , 7 ? 6,729 United State* ... ' ... ' 20' ... ... :.. 1,142' Valparaiso ? ...' ? 4 ...? ....... 2,118 Java .... ? 14 ... .?..-;.... 8.J03 Singapore .- ... ... 6 ? ' ... 2,211. Macassar ... ' ... ' '... 2 ... ... ..; ' 981 ' Manilla .7. ... ... .8 ..: ' m' ... 1,424 Guam ... ... ? ... ? , 2 ... ........ 1,401, Rio de Janerio ... ... 1 ? 150 Banila ... ... ... 1 ? '280 Op»ra ? ... 8 ... ? 690 Cnllao ... ? 1 ? ... 728 Petronaulovski ? I ? 297 New Caledonia ... ... 4 ? ... 876 Total ... ... '?25 .'.' .'.' !.'.' 303,604 T...
THE FLOODS IN THE COUNTRY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
THE FLOODS IN THE COUNTRY. On Suturduy, tho Bottlers living along the banks of tho Nepean, South Creek, the Hawkeabnry, and the ITunter, were^nxiously watching the riau of the rivers, and getting everything in readiness so tin to decamp to higher ground on tho approach of dan ger ; and to meet in the best way they could, the calamity that won inevitably to beful them. By telegrams received in Sydney late yesterday. bank high, and were rising rapidly, and that the people iu the neighbourhood were removing their ' movoiihle goods to higher ground. A tremendous flood was considered inevitable. Boats are 'said to . bo wanted for the rescnu of faniilios who were un able to removo iu time. Immediate steps will, no doubt, be taken by the Government this morning to forward bouts, anil crews to man them, if the noceaaity for them still exists. . At Richmond, tho water was yesterday'afternoon two feet abovo the bridge, and was rising fast at the time our informant left. At Windsor all tho low...
THE WEATHER IN SYDNEY AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
THE WEATHER IN SYDNEY AND THE NEIGHBOURHOOD. The Htrald of Monday says :— Since June last, when many parts of the colony were inundated with devastating floods, we have had no weather to com pare with that which has prevailed during the last two. days and nights. During the lost six weeks the weather has betm extremely unsettled. . A great quantity' of ruin has fallen within that time, and ' there have been scarcely two fine davs together. this changeable condition of the elements continued tut week', and on Friday night a tremendous gale of wind, accompanied with rain, set in from the ?oath-east. Since then the wind has continued with inoro or less violence, while the rain has beon incessant — nlways coming down heavily, occasionally ,-X ooioing down in torrents. The tempestuous state of a the weather on Saturday caused u partial suspension of business ; no ono ventured out of doors but un der the most urgent necessity. A large number of the shopR and business establishments were p...
SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
:-i .-. ?: /? s . — — ? n .i £ i '? '? ? SING L 3 V.Qim. ;?: . : '''Hovbb A,6oi»khi.— The inmates '«f 'Mra. M'Namara'a Union Inn, at tho corner of Bourk-atreetj and White's Lane, twro aerioiislyolsxmea last night, shortly after eleven o'clock, by hearing a tremendous ?crash;, and within SVfeW nunutes the grea*ter portion of the gable wall of tha inn facing Whito'a Lane, cam*- down bodily. The building is ! a two-story onaj. erected - of stone and briok, and it- .nnnnM -ll-f it WM VAHT inHlffflrflntlV hUllt B0II10 eighteen years ago, the atone usod in the' ,'cOneSrnotion of this wall liaving been principally a lot of refuse and rUbblo stone from a quarry near tbd ^TOi'A&w^sir»a^»dodmaywiu»opeBedihrough' iiu»jF.aJl^juidjigiuLfif.a^seWemeai_w.er», .noticed near this doorway some time ago, but no^ so large at to cause any: 'serious apprehensions* of tfc- s*f»ty of i£e ws|l It ia prcaiim«-l' that '.the constant wet weather must have foosenedsome of toe stones aver this doorway, w...
STATISTICS OF THE PORT OF NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
STATISTICS OE' THE PORT OP NEW-' ,...-. , CASTIJS. By the courtesy of T. Corbett, Esq., Collector of Customs, iat Newcastle, we are . enabled to publish in to-day's issue the usual Annual Statistics of the Port. Tho returns comprise the total amount of consolidated revenue for the year, correct tables showing the amount of imports and exports, cus toms' dutien, tonnage and harbour dues, the num ber of vessels which entered and left the port, (with their tonnage), immigration and enigiration re turns, together with other important and interesting statistical information resDeutincr the Port, for the year ending 31st December, 1807. The returns also show tho comparative increase or decrease in the various items with the previous year. In addition to the namo of Mr. Corbett, we havolo acknowledge the urbanity of P. NihiU, Esq., chief ulork in the department, whose assistance iu copying the returns was very essential. . Stitbmkio* of tha coal ax-ports for tha put thirteen years, showing...
LETTER TO THE EDITOR. THE EXPENDITURE BY NEWCASTLE TO RECEIVE THE PRINCE. To the Editor of the Newcastle Chronicle. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
UTTER Tt) THE EDlioR. I THE EXPENDIT&KE bV NEWCASTLE TO BECEIVE I , raEVKINCE. I ' To the Editor of th\New-xutlc Chronicle. B Sir— It is said that an Attempt will be.made to throw ?U Upon tbe Municipal rates ,tli above item, , Now, have we H nut «n Aufltrulinn Agricultural Company, with' an incomu p of. near sixty thousund n year*nt whoae door tlie^Prince will |! . alight ; and is the aacred;rignt of hot-utility td the royal « stranger to be scoffed at with impunity by a cy terie of greeily |- Jaws and jobber*, who resemble the vampire in its (iuc»t of j; the life blood of the district ? ' GiVo, giv*. givEjn9s3ts ever. luting cry. Depend upon it, unions th\claws und Tangs of this moiuitrosity be clipped -mid this1 is; a, prouir :occnsian i , to coaiinencc the cunitive process '-tb,o odious spectacle auoh & blood-hound -pack i-iejent wijn pro»o one/ of the ^ strongest arguments in the fullness or time for ' cuttiug ? the painter.' — I rcmaiu, youru, ' f / ? ? ? ? f ER...
THE INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL AT NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
mE itfmJBTRIAL, SCHOOL' -T; J*JEW . ? '. ? CASTLE.. '... '......'-/' ;? Fromtht&M.irtrald. The Induatrial.School for.Girls jit .Newcastle* ? one of the reformatory institutions, recently brought into existence by tbe Government undtfr the Act of 1866, promises to be' moat .berieficial ir^ ita operation. The military barracks have been comerted into school premises, ancl the buildings are so' eligible for the purpose, that scarcely any expepae «u incurred beyond what was necessary for furniture and school appurtenances. The school is situated near the summit of the hill, on which the city is built, and is only a vety short distance from the cliffs' overlooking the' Pacific. The situation is cheerful and salubrious, and the .viewfc to be obtained from the ground are varied, and picturesque. The schoolrooms, dormitories, and other apartments are spacious and airy,. and. there1 is a large enclosed paddock surrounding the premises. The number of inmates; in the school at tbe pres...
PRINCE ALFRED. HUNTER RIVER RECEPTION COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
PRINCE ALFRED. HUNTEB RIVER BKCEPTION 0OXMITTE& from the MaMand Mercurv. A meeting of this committee was beld at the Northumberland Hotel, on Thursday evening last. There waa a large attendance; the Mayor (J. Lee, Esq.) occupied the chair. After the minutes o't the previous meeting bad been read and con nrnied, the names of several gentlemen were I added to ? the liflfc of tho committee. — It was 'arranged tjhat the children's demonstration should i -akfl nlaa» ?within the racecourse before the open irig'of the show.— Mr. J.Whytlaw reported' that the 8ub-cprouuttee appointed for that , purpoae had met the delegates from the other towns res pecting the address to be'presented to the Prince. They had tsnanimoualy agreed .that there, should be only one address, in the name of the whole Hunter River district, which should be presented by the Mayor of Newcastle., immediately upon his Royal Highness arriving in the district, in the presence of the, Mayors ant)' Corporations of the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
Hollowat'b Pills.— Let thp aicktake heed.~ The stomach is -the commissariat, .of , the. physical system. It furnishes tho material- sustenance of etery organ. If diaofdered, the .whole body lan guishes; but howeve- setarely 'affected its tone arjd vigour' may alwi(ya''6ft roatbred by aoouno of iheie irresistible pilla. ' Biliousness, indigestion, liver coni- plainta. jind ;oihfir diaordera of the stomach, can easily be.:0nred ,.by the use of. Holloway'a Pilli. Thouaapda ablest tho assertion, and no aufforer that boa ever tried them will deny their supromw efficaov . Inovury.caae off stomach, .diseaas, from thp mildest case ot dyspepsia to the horrifying cancer, from tfca ntusea of- liver to- the- vomiting- -accompanying ulcerated stomach, theae'jillatinwtdiaHiy r«ii«yiv lftnd g6ne»Uy oure,.' ;;; ;;; ;; ;. l'.'.''^..' ;^i . . ? . . . ... i
NEWS BY THE MAIL. THE ALTON MURDER AND MUTILATION.— [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
; NEWS Bt THE MAIL. ?from- the Home Nun. ThIs Alton Mubder and Mutilation. — F.iwderick Baker, the-lawyer'a clerk, who was com' mitted on the- charge of having horribly murdered and-mutikted^a little girl named fanny Adams,' in. a hopgarden «t Alton, on August 27th last, wan placed on his trial, atWiDchestercastle, before Mr. Justice Mellor, on Dec 5 th and 6th. The utrocity of this miirder created the most profound sensation and 'iiiaigriaiionl'not only in the county ill which it was committed but throughout London. It will beremeiubered that on the Hiimiueii'a afternoon in question, a group of young -cliildreh^were at play in a place known as the Hollow, adjoining a hop garden at Alton, and bordered on one side by a high hedge.' While thus gornbollihg about amah' suddenly made his a|ipeurdtioe among -them and spoke to thenu Firs.t. lie gave two of thetnapenny to run a race along' the slope ; next, he offered them a-halfpenny if they would go with him into a: contiguous field,, whe...
WARATAH PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
WARATAH PUBLIC SCHOOL. &nbsp; &nbsp; The following is a detailed description of the new Public School at Waratah, the foundation-, stone of which was laid with so much eclat, by the Hon. Henry Parkes, (Colonial Secretary) on &nbsp; Monday, the 10th instant. The building is &nbsp; situated on the hill, opposite the Tea Gardens, belonging to Mr. J. Daniels, and commands a fine view of .the entire township as far as the railway station. The foundations are built of the very best stone procurable in the district, and and rests on solid rock. They are two feet six inches wide, and on an average are four feet high. The &nbsp; walls are constructed of the very best quality of bricks ; they are eighteen inches in thickness and fourteen feet in height, neatly pointed on both sides. The size of the principal school-room will be eighty-three feet long by twenty-five feet wide, and will be fitted up with forms, desks, and every convenience for a first-cla...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
MARRIAGE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; GRIFFIN — WILLIAMS. — On the 19th instant, at Newcastle, by the Rev. William Bain, JAMES HENRY GRIFFIN, Mariner, of Cheltenham, England, to EMMA, daughter of the late GEORGE WILLIAMS, Bristol, England. The Newcastle Chronicle. &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1868.
WEST MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 19 February 1868
WEST MAITLAND. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; From the Mercury. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; ACCIDENT TO THE REV. LOVICK TYRRELL.—We regret that it falls to our lot to record a serious acci- &nbsp; dent to the Rev. Lovick Tyrrell, incumbent of St. Peter's, East Maitland. It appears that on Wed- nesday evening, the re. Tyrell was was proceeding to Buchanan on horseback, attended by his groom. Mr. Tyrrell was mounted on the horse he is accus tomed to ride, and the groom on a young filly, lately broken in. The latter animal appeared to go so quietly that, at Water's, on the road, Mr. Tyrrell &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; caused his groom to change saddles, and mounted the filly. She went well for a little while, but pre- sently shied and buckjumped, throwing the rev. gentleman violently. He was picked up and carried into a settler's house near, and remained insensible for three hours. The skull, it was feared, was fractured, and bloo...
THE COLLIERIES' RECEPTION COMMITTEE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 22 February 1868
. '?? THE COLLIERIES' REOEPTION COMMITTEE. ,, . Pursuant to announcement in our hist, a meet ing of. this committee wan .held at the Great Northenf 'Hotel,' «ii Wedneiway^ftfterfaooh. Mr. W. Keene occupied the' chair; and there were present betides Messrs. Winship, Lewis, Tully, Cross, Cunningham, Croudace, Neilsqn, and Har put\ -.'..-; , '...'?:? ? ' ' i After the preliminary business- had been dis posed of, the Chairman reported the result of his interview with the general- committee at an . .1* _ . t l»..l . _1 ? -TT_ L^-Jl JJ.L' ' !ii' '» . til earner pare oiine uay. xxe aiso auoiuiiiea tue prpgramme received by the Mayor, and which, appears in the report of the' general reception committee. ~ .- . ? Messrs. Harpur and Cunningham then reported that they had communicated' with the directors of the various companies, asking them to contri bute' aii:eqnal amount' with the Lambto'n, Wall send, Minmi, and A. 'A. Companies (ill 0 each), for the purpose of covering thq expencea incurre...
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle — 22 February 1868
FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' MEETING. A meeting of the delegates and .committee .appointed by ,the Friendly Societian of Newcastle ahd.Hunter River district was herd in the'Odd fellows'' Hall, on Wednesday evening. Brother . Joseph Wagdon having been voted to the chair, : TheSecretuty (Mr.Cr.H.Cordy)read the minutes of the, previous meeting, which were confirmed. He, then read a copy of a letter he bad sent to the Hun. j. Byrnes, Minister for Works, through Mr. Boeston, asking for - free, passes on the during., the Duke'-a visit, no answer to which had been, received. On behalf of the delegatesvhehad ?eeh Mi*. Beeston, and told him he thought 10DO membera would be present, and Mr. Beeston said., he could' not give any decided reply until be iad' an answer from the Government He did qok I think he could .make provision for conveying, all the members in one body, but could take them 'in two - bodies, the'- stock : of. carriages' on the1 line, being limited. f ;' j, ? '-' The Chairman said Mr. ...