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Parliamentary. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
Parliamenn tary. In the Legislatiove Assembcly to-night, the iton. J. V. Burns stated, in ?nswer to thie IIon. G. A. Lloydt, that the omo of fourteen hundred poulds halo been placed on the estimates for additional aeconnoodtion to Tellegroldl Oflice, Newcastle. The Speaker receivedl a letter from the Chief Counnissioner of Insolvent Estatec, cer tifying to elnley BIlennett's Insolvency. Mr. T'. D)angar obtained leave to introduce at Bill to repeal Trionlul lParliamentry Act. The third ireuading of thIe Nortl?hmberland Electoraln Bill was made an order of the day for Tuesdtay next, on the mnotion of IMr. C. J. Stevens. Dmuring thIe discuassion on the Bill, thIe Go vernnent were censured for neglecting to' in. troduce Ian.Electoral Bill and other measures. Tlie Hose ls as counted ont after tea.
Comparative Statistics of the Australian Colonies. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
Comparative' Statistics of/ the Australian Colonies. SEVEnAiCorrepondonts enquiro what the po pulation of tho Australian colonies aro For their information wo re-piiilish tho followiug tabiular statomont from Messrs. Gordon and Gotch's " AnstralianHarnbook" 1 : 'Estonoted Raite of ruio d oo,±o oReve.ot " PopuOa.. Slo Voele of nVboe of 70400 o Coto'o of 275 per Ixead of leonbor, Impo.ra Exports • at a-o o f IST. - ,heaford73 '10795 ropoulotion 5175..,, . " -.- - , ' .3-.. 4. £ ou o loohr Seth "Wle e0..7......... a 3,24,70 2.9" 4 '0,842,415? " 1,1 ,8? South Austolio ............... 1 7,18 :1 10 7 " 2,074,90 S , 4,,095 QoecooLsod ..................... 4,90 1,20,04 4 ,74,0 2,8.,7.. , ,1 Srnn o.................... 2...... ,14.,0 ;0 "? 6 1,007,10 7 023 1,eht 1t34,a8 52: ...7....... 39,000 .. 2 77,728 - G 2t Total for .&oofroboa Colo- I 5,8 8 9u79405 0 5 2 31,0,40,"0....,074. bowr Znand 3..........; 1042 149,2L~101 'S 18 08 02,502,901 7i,41,0071 - 5,921,900 Tota fo Aotodnon ,17,5")...
MAITLAND CIRCUIT COURT. CRIMINAL SIDE. SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 1876. LARCENY. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
mRAITLAND" CIRCUIT COURT. CRIMINAL SIDE. SATURDAY, APRIL 22, 1876. (Abriilued front the Mercury.) SLARCENY. . , Daniel Kclfu and William Wayling (the latter on lail) were charged that they did, on the 20th day' of March, at West Mait land, feloniously steal, take, and carry away a box, containing 20 lbs. tobacco, the property of 'Robert Campbell. A second count charged thl prisoner with receiving, knowing the same to have been stolen. Kcefe pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing.' Wayling pleaded not guilty, tand was defetded by Mr. Wisdo0m, in structed by Mr. R. A. Young. The Crown Prosecutor explained the case to the jury. The prisoners in this case Ihad been examinited at the police court in March, when lKeefo was conmnitted for trial, and Wayling dislcharged. Wayling was after wards brought up by order of the Attor ney-General, and committed for trial. Aboult thi 20th March, owing to enquiries imado by Senior-constable Sparko, a box of tobacco was missed from the store of Robe...
A Curious Elopement Case. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
A Curious Elopement Case, AT. the Birmingham Police Court, a man named Charlcs Nield, aged 28, was chnarged with stealidg about £40 andl a quantity of linen, belonging to Ebonezer S~aller, of Bristol. Detective Black stated that the prisoner had lodged at the prosecutor's .houose up to the 24th MIarch last, when he eloped with prose outor's wife, taking with him also, it is alleged, the amount stated, and about £20 worth of linen. 'The runaways were found living together at Spark. brook, one of the suburbs ofiBirming. ham. Soon after the 'pair disap peared from Bristol, Field sent the following letter to the proseou tor:-" To B. Salers, Anger Cottage, Anger road, 'Totterdown, Brist'l.--Bon, i hope you will excuse me for all that,I hIave done and all that i Will do to' mdkoe your wife and give her more happiness than she has had hitherto for a man to ust a wife as you did ought to be hung and gibbo'ed you have made my blood boil many a time there is not a Wife in the World like the o...
NARROW ESCAPE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
NAitoow I0AsPE.-It is notnat lilly, considored:toal o a daneoiona unilertiking to lay a foundation 'stone,o bInt 1r. Chalmrles lAndrowns ,lo liorformod the duty at'the now, liaptist dhllrch, in'AbWrdeen-streot, on "od necdly, was very nearly receiving a remom borance in a far less agrocable shaep than in thlo prcesnlntation'of a: silver troweol, Just as tlut gontle?inan, trowel in hand, had drawn his fingers from between .the two atones, the rope 'which uspeided the: uper one gav9 way and it' foil an to the other Tone wti° thlid. Seeing the blocke weig'hd one ton and a lhlf, it is very fortunate.theo roipeo which liud been ontnusted'with such a vweight did giveo Way a few seconda oarlier.-Neesf of .the W~eek. .
CAVE ADULLAM. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
-CAVE ADULILAM. TnE exact list of monies- paid over at Tattersall's to tile representativeq of tile winning hlorses at the Rlandwickraces lhas been published, tile arnount reaching to nearly £6000. It must be refreshing to those who look upon thb fact of the Govronor being a patron of the tirf as theostrongest claim he hais upon the colony to being called a ' jolly good feollow"-to know that lhe stands fourth upon the winning list, arid that the Gubernatorial prizes were valued at £1121. I think theore will be many a lucldess slopman, bank clerk, or others even ii higher sta tions, whose ilemotry in connoection with tho late Rlandwick races will not bring such golden reniiniscences as thoUse which his Excellency can now indulge in. How nianny baseless visions of "what might have boen done," ihad they been as lscky as "the Governor, have been revelled ii by'the mnisPrablo array of losers since 'Saturday last All, however, is over for this time. Tie ecuniniry shifts and evasions for n...
LILLYWHITES v. BURWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
LILLYW1HLI1TES v. nURWOOD. A maotch was played on St. John's Green, on Satnurday, 22n1 Alpril, 1870, between tihe Lillywhlito SCrcket Club and the J3urSood Cricket Club. The former toeamn won by six wickets and 2 runs. The following are the scores: IIURWOOD. SFh'?t Innings. T. Llowelloillcr, i bJ. Sneesby... . Davis, ruout...... ..... ...... 1 J. Dluekwell, b J. Saeesby.... J. Dsvis, bJ. Sneey ..... J.Douglassb .ln .... ...... . Haris, o Allen b J. Sncesy S J. Grecry b J. 5Sccsby S...... E. Daws, bO. Ale ......o ...... C. Joaeo, b O. Alel . W. Danaehl, tl'own out ..... . 2 J. Dolg, not sot...... ...... ...... Sundries ..... ...... ...... Total ......"2 Second Ilaing. T. Doig, b J. Soeesby . . loleld, bJ. SlesTye ...... ...... 1 J. lakell, b. lle l ... ...... 1 J. Davis, hit oss '.icekt 1 13. Hanis, hb O..Mi ,A.....l ......0 2.3Das'io b, G?lleA ......A......4 C. Jones, b. O. Allcsl . J. Gregory, b J. Suemsy . T. Lleoellyn, oII. lelto, bJ. Shosely 1 D. Davis, not ont..;............ 0 ...
CRICKET. ALBERTS v. BURWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
CRICKET. ALBEIITS v. BURWOOD. A 11UIwT mIiatcih was playedl on St. John's Ground, on Saturday last, between the Alborts and lBurwood cricket clubs; the former ihad a very weak tem, they havinig to pick sevenral onlookers, owing to the absence of solue of their playes. Freemlan, the captain of the Alberte, elected to send his omen to the wickets; but.they were soon all out for 31; Law rence and Lewis being the only two to make a stand. The former was battintg splendidly, when hle was smartly caught by Ball, at short leg, for 14; the latter was scoring very fast, but Lovell (who was bowling well) found his weak point, and hle retired for 10.-As soon as tlhe Alberts retired from the wickets, the Burwood represontatives were not long in taking their places, anud although they had to caontend against the - good bowling of Berkeloy, they mniiaged to register 50 to thelir credit. H. Ball uand J. Eaves dis tinguishling themselves in batting,-the forminug scoring 10 and the latter 12 runs. T...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
DEATH. &nbsp; CORRIGAN. — On Saturday, April 22nd, 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. &nbsp; WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26TH, 1876.
The Greta Question. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 26 April 1876
The Greta Question. Is our issue of yesterday it is seen that the vexed question between MR. VICKERY and the miners has at last been settled. We are not amongst those who unadvisedly sound the note of triumph, or sing the song ot victory in too high a key, but, in this case, we consider that the miners residing at Greta, and the Coal Miners' Protective Association deserve the greatest crbdit for the stand they made against the proposed reduction in the price of hew- ing coal. Had the men submitted to the terms. offered by Mr. VICKERY, the &nbsp; probabilities are that before long, other proprietors would have tried to intro- duce the same getting price into their collieries, so that by the miners resisting the proposed reduction at Greta, they, to all intents and purposes, were staving off the evil of reduced wages from being inflicted on the rest of their brethren. It is not necessary, now that matters are settled, to go itito the reasons why Mr. VICKERY was &nbsp; ...
CITY & DISTRICT. NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 27 April 1876
CITY & DISTRICT. NEWOCASTLE., - HETr. Ovltr --We haveo heen comr pelled to hold oveor a letter from a correspon lout silgling .himself ".An inhobitant of Vicklonmm." , Nevw.oasTr PoLi., CouiiT.-Thloroe was only on case ono cso on the chargo sheet yestor day, and as the summnon was .stated not.to haveo boo servcd, it was not called on. 'i out 'lEXIIA1 [L'UNT.-The anuthorities are doetrm'nod to lose no timeo in raising tlo punt at HoxlIumn, and arrnllgoments for so doing are now about completed. Two of tim Governmeont lightors are engaged at the spot, for thl purposo of assisting in the work of raising the punt. Snaoiis.-YOesterday n couple of flshermen roturned from the Bight, whore they had beoon schnnppor fishing, and had in their boat four slhrks, which woro caught with hook and lineo. Oneo of thliom was about 7 feet in length, whlilo the othero wore smallor. Wo wore informned that the schnapper were not so plentiful whero the omn woro fishing," but that thle sliartis wore...
REMARKABLE DISCOVERY OF HIDDEN TREASURES. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 27 April 1876
REIARKAn.oL Dcoavs.Y OF HIDDEN '1TEASURcEu.s.-Gold coins, solid pieces of gold, and gold rings, fo the vldeao of about £15000, were recently discovered at si place called WVattala, in Coylon. The Observer says: Theror were more than a thousanlad gold coins, and most of these wore examined by a Budd. hist priest, but he could not read the inscrip tion of any. The letters are said to be Dava naigri. The natives believe every ancient writing they cannot read to be Davanagari. Wattalan, or Pasbetal, is a place of historical note from a very ancient time. There wsasea WoibaR ( (e ) co to t smpleloeo sot where tile traslroouwas found, buit ticisbicid ing lims long ceased to exist. Tiohe Pattii Downla of Gonakowila (bullock' temnple) is closo by, and is genoncrlly belieoved to to exist ig from Ihoar antiquity. The notariaes bo lieove it to be a place of great sanctity. As. soon as the village headmen know of the find ilg, tlicy w otl~ to ho spot 'ad csrdcavoured td get lPesCs6iaYcof hoveOr...
NOTES AND EVENTS Sydney, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 27 April 1876
NOTES AND EVENTS (Froo ouR sYDNEY CORRFLSPODENT.) Sydney, Tuesday. To leading event of tho week is the open ingR of tihe eMetropolitnu Intercolonial Exhibition, whlich took place to-day. The show oclipses all previous exhibitions hold in tlhe colony,; both as to the variety, the extent, and the character of the exhibits. THis Excellency tle Goveinor made a nice little spcechli uponl the occasion, but is a separato report of the event is forwarded, the slobject neeod not bu onlarged npon here, further than to say that the attrac tiveness has had the effect .of filling the town-with visitors fromn.all parts of tilhe colony. It will probably remain open for mor0 the al fortnight. TE~ subject of increased representation, or rather amended representation, came before tile House in a rather irreogular way to-night, on a motion of Mr. - Stevens' to pbstpone till Tuesday next tihe motion for the third reading of the Northumberland Electorate Increased Representation Bill. Of course there wa...
WARATAH COAL COMPANY. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 27 April 1876
\VAnATAbH COAL COMIPANY.-The re port of the Waortah Coal Co. shows that thoro was a balance of £18,350 Os Id from previous half-year,and tlht proceeds of coal, &c., increased the receipts to £62,600 12s 3d. The oxpenseC for the past six mloloths wore .3~5,4194 7 JOd, lavi!g a oredit utla$ncp of £27,005 fo id' avoiihlo for distrilition. 51251 So id wooas written off for depreciation bf property, £10,011 dvotced" to Ijaying £1 poer sohr divideod, iod £15$,834l 2 toorilCd to now account. T'Hm PIT.-The N~ew Lambton pit only workelod half-a-day on Wednesday. - L stood'in'fi doeserted Irlls ot my fitholho--I gazed rouod on the atre wslls, and doag w hollow-sousdino corridors-- cried aloud, "T frioeda of my early youth, where are they 1 whore? anol eooq qoInoreod-" IReally I do not know !" A tip for the Next Dorby.-A geotloie?a, well known in spnrting circles, was latoly seen in the neighbourhood of Epsom oxeremis ing his Discretion. Knowing onesc look out. A journeyman blackasmith...
NEW ZEALAND. WELLINGTON, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 27 April 1876
NEW ZEALAND. [BY CAOLE.] .VELINOTON, Tuosday. The Ianspector of St?caihore having reported, alftor a second survey of the hull and machi nory of the Colima, that the machinery and boilers are in first-class order, and her equip. ment completo, the Government have nao cepted the vessol as a through boat for the next mail. AnnrpVER.-At Groymouth, St. Kilda, from Melbou.njd. 'rm SBsLD.- From Wellington, Easby (s.), full of passengers for Sydney and many refused; Union, fqr Newcqstle.
THE HAUNTED HOUSE, OR THE SHADOW AT RIVER HALL. CHAPTER V (CONTINUED). [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 27 April 1876
THE HAUNTED HOUSE, ot il THE SHADOrVAT RIVER HALL. iBr Mf. J. H. IIDDELL, AUTHOR oe A LIi's ASdIzE, GCioEs GglIT, &c. OCIIAPTER V (CONTINUED). FoR some reasonthe house was un in habitable. Tile very owners could not live in it; and yet-so in imagination w?e heard Scrjeant Playfire declaim "The lady from whom the TnTun had that day bee reluctantly wrung had the nlaudacity to insist that delicate women and tender children should continue to inhabit' a dwelling over which a curse scetrned brooding-a dwelling where the dead were always striving for mastery with the living; or else pay Miss Blake a sum of money which should enable her and the daughter of the suicide to live in ease and luxury on the profits of DECEPTION. And looking at the matter candidly, our counsel did not believe the jury could return a verdict. He felt satis fled, he said, there was not a landlord in the box, that they were all tenants, who would consider the three months' rent paid over and above the actual...