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Monthly Meeting of A. A. Co.'s Miners. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 1 May 1876
Monthly Meeting of A. A. Co.'s Miners. Tuie usEal nlift)ly meeting of the A. A. Conipnny's Iuin)ers wee ]ohI at the Block Diamn:ndl Hotel, Dlanue-street, on Saturday evening last. Mr. W. Milton occupied the chair. The maindtes of last meeting were read and confirmed. WVixoN's CAas..-A cans arose out of a miner named WVrixon having been found working in his bord with a shovel belonging to a man named Patrick Shields. Wrixon alleged that his shovel had been stolen and broken, and he~was enquiring aboit it when some one told hint to go to the gob in his own herd ;where he would find one stowed away He did so, and used it Shields alleged that his shovel had been stolen, and he had cede seeking for it for some time, and found at last that it was in Wrixon's hord, broken. Several speaker commented on the matter, and the parties concerned were requested to settle the mnatter amicably. Wrixon wns agreeable to pay the damage done to the shovel, if it could be proved that he took it from wher...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 1 May 1876
DRAPERY. NEW GOODS! NEWY GOODS. • - NEW GOODS.. NOW OPENED UP, AND READY FOR INSPECTION, AT J. H. NETTLE'S, SOMERLSET HOUSE $ " UNTER-SLREET. All the NEWEST NOVELTIES of thu Season JUST IMPORTED, and selected to sult thi requirements of his numerous friends and Customers in rown and Mining Districts. Novelties in Dress Department-t FRENCH AIERINOS, REPS, SERGES, Home-spuns, Lustreens, Diagonals, Black and Fancy Silks, Japanese Silks, Plain and Fancy Wincoy All-wool Pluids, &o., &c. Novelties in Fancy Department I STAYS, Parauhutes, Umbrellas, Trimmings, Laces, SILK SCARFS, Ribboen, Wool Clouds, Jackets Tippets, &c., &oe. See the Stock OF BLANKETS, QUILTS, .COUNTERPANES,. Sheetings, Calicoes, Ticks, Flannels, Shirtings, forfar Twecds' Gambreons, Serges, Hluckabacks, Druggets, Damasks, Linens &c. - A.ll the Newest Styles SKIRTS, MANTLES, SHAWLS, Waterproof Clrakso,&c. THE READY-MADE CLOTHING .DEPARTMENT CONTAINS All the NEWESI STYLES IN ...
THE HAUNTED HOUSE, OR THE SHADOW AT RIVER HALL. CHAPTER VIII (CONTINUED). [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 1 May 1876
HAUNTED HOUSE, T[IE SHADOW AT RIVER HALL" Jr lIan. J. I1: 1tIDDEOL, Aesois oP A LIFe's AbmIZE, GROesOe s( tlI, &e. CIAPTER V'IL (CONTINUED). AFTEn all, talking about a haunted house in broad daylight to ono's felloiv clerks, in a large London office, is a very different. thing from takihig up one's restdence in the same house, all alone, on a.bleao winter's night, with never a soul within shouting distance. I had moade up sny mind to go through with the matter, and no ataount of mental depression, no wintry blasts, no eheerless roads, no deaelate gaol, should-daunt ins; but still I did not like the adven ture, and at every step, I felt I liked it less., Before leaving town 1 had fortified my inner man with a good dinner and saomo excellent wine, but by the time I reached River Hall I might have fasted for a week, so faint and spiritless did I feel. "C me, this will never do," I thought, as I turned the key in the door, and crossed the threshold of the Haunted House. " I must...
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
NEW LAMIBTON. DE]ATH Or AN OLD RESIDENT - On Saturday evening, Samuel Melbourno, but bettor knownas " Blind Sam," drew lia last breath, and " shullled off tile murtal coil." Melbourne was one of the oldest reaidoets of this district. He was sent out to th6 colony years ago, and was ono of thle men who first opened out a coal mine nt Nowcnastle. Ho has lived at Now Lambtoni since tihe com moncoment of that colliery, but. has not worked for some time, owing to the total failure of his eye sight, and has died in a piti; able state of poverty. So poor was poor Sam, that his body was interred on Monday at the exponso of the Government. THE' . COLLIERY. - The pit worked half a day on Monday. MIr. John Rippon las been appointed underground manager, and entered upon Ilis duties on Monday. If Mr. Rippon oets as honest and straightforward as. amanager ns ho has done o as a celckweigh maun;neitlmor the masters nor the miners will have cause to complain at his appointment.
LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
LAIMBTON. A , , - On Monday morning CID NTry erious accident took place at last, a .er?o?b two men wore covered up nmftnll eR'tl, and both received serious by a fall o es n time past a number of inJurV or omployed by Mr. Croudaceo, en of l L mbton Colliery, excavating gr orse of mak.ing a reservojr, in th w, the prck about half a mile from the utd of a nr is , popoed to erect an engine pit, whccr it u r 1uling the loadod skips for h p~ -?"Oi of theo dipworkings. At the time of t ccido"^nt tie mon wore working ate faoe of earth about 8 feet higlh--a por. t ian fvhle io l undermined and cut in tie ight" d side. Whilst the men were work. mn a mass of eartlh gove way, and buried i of tei ....innib?r, named Alexander MIntyre and T'homas -oses. Thie othler men extricated thceis" as qtfickly as possible, am c had removed to their coms. l)re. Hill and Smith attended to tIntyro, who lives in a small lit ne ar the Lambton Pit. On cx amnation, they found that his left thigh was broken. As l'In...
WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
WAIOLLSEND. Dunora??'. - Some liglhfinfgored, gentry, who havo taken up thoir..residoneo: amongst ss,'eonttred tbosshop.'of r. C. . Williams. watchtimaer, si..Ssundaly night, or -L'Jon-itsnday morting, and took away, tao: brorns.c~eoultalninnsu i?'woll?1.?znd-yaRTca?i eases. -,M' "?illrilldlan l s"shp Is s~u: u ?a hIetcslf-street, and is'constructed of weiathoe board. Botweesn the. door and the window there is a row of short weatherboard aboist eighteen inches lonsg, one' of which the orb glars wroncheld off in order to get a-tho lock. As therei is no inside lining to the building, so soon" as the board wons removed the beu glar had merely to- put hii hand through and turn the key,- which, ini this instance, hap. penbd to be in the leoe--and to raise a short iron hliarswhieli weolt ernoss the dooer. Mr. Willioms, who sleelis in the room 'adjoining' the shop, wans awakened by a'noise, ansd le get up and looked intosthe shop, but it being dark, as lie codld, not see anything,.went to ...
CITY & DISTRICT. NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
CITY &_DISTRICT. A POIsT O IAW.--Ill giing his decision iUiIa clas of ollmll.,ll Iimntl'lgo at th1e 'olice Court yeterally 3hr.- Slaw.', J.P. re larkced in ailswer to, Iinl objactioll stutcd ill our yent?tory'o issu'e thlat t was not ueccuclry . to lroduce thue jlroclaulztilun at stlroet to proen thntit wn puolic. Tile Act-inoreovor uderwlhieh tim prosecution woo inutituted, -olls the Vugornt Act nod it oetended to ovary 1ublic pluco in the colony. NEoc INSO1VlrON'r.-- - uItnENDER. Patrick Molonoy, of Ncwcustlo, tailor. Lia bilitiou, £210 Jo. id. Assetu, £14 lu. MIr. Sunopill, oflicial nssigneo. ]NsOOVI, O Y PILllteirrr • AT"Nmv cAsTLc.--Wvadnosdno , May hrd., ut olovon" a.ra.--Beoro thue Iistrint Commissionoir: Jumos Huft, first 10d only nioCtiii; Bor olard I[oydon, secoind mcotiog ut Nowcnstle. - -H'?EWiTT V. IVATuSON.-OIIP .portiog roportor "P0cpi.o'.D'iy Boy" will gho hisa .looal genuhine ? tip" oU tiliu boe grout roone, in our isseu of Tliursdny inat. Tile rice is. to c...
NOTES AND EVENTS Saturday night. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
NOTES AND EVENTS (Te?oM oUt SBVNoy coiTssroaDnNT.) Saturday night. HoNos.AisLx members will not sit for any length of tinie on a Friday night at tihe present hitoi period of the session, and as is unsall now, the House counted out last evening. But a good deal of business was got through before tea, mnuchl of it being passed on formal motion, and tile sitting was byno isians a profitless one. The debate upon the Governnont banking business, and the agreement with the Dank of New South Wales, on -tle pre vious evening, was remarkable for a long wordy speech, called by courtesy a finan cial speecls, from the heln.- member for Newcastle, and there are rumours afloat concerning it that rival tile circumstances coinected with the ihon. gentleman's other fiunnciaul spsecl and the schoolboys, He is exceedingly proud of it. FeseAN papers to hand to-day by the Hero contain particulars of tihe distrbanice at Geneva, but the account published iii one of tle Sydney evening journals has evi deii...
The Reice Outrage. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
Tile lcice Outrasge. WVITn reference to the Reice outrage, the most intense excitement prevails round the country side about Burrum beet. Passing throngh the locality on Tuesday, we found the horrid deed the theme of discussion at hotels and farm houses. Mrs. Reiee's condition up to Wednesday morning was a most piti able one. She was described to us by one of her friends as being literally black and blue all over, the flesh having been torn from portions of her body From what we have been able to gather respecoting the affeir, it seems that the find who is now flying from the halter, ,was not known about ]3urmumbeet, he having been picked up as tramping farm hands are often during harvest season, bht a mate of his, who was with him jost before the outrage took place, is said to bear a very bad choracter in the neighbourhood. This tean has stated that when work was knocked off on the e'vening of the outrage, the "wanted" man pointed to a woman who was walking some distance off, sayin...
SHIPPING IN PORT. SHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
SHIu21NG IN PORT. Bodfordohire 115i5. Worren. R. B. Wallace, agent; Horse.shoe, to soil for San Francisco Corona, 11099, Strnohan. t. B. Wallace, agent. Stream ; to load tamoton Commoonwealth, 13d5, Cooper. Bingle, White, and Co., agents; loading at No. 4 Crane, Wolleend, for Son Francisco Conllier, 1871, Hlardy. Biogle, White & Co., agents; to load, Messrs. Brown's coal Illen Goudey, 914, Ferry. R.B. Wallace, - ,aent; loaded at hNo. 6 orane, Wallsond, for San Francisco Firth of Clyde, 824. C. F. Stokes and Co., agents ; cargo wharf discharging Invorerne, 744, Foreman. jingle, "White, and Co. agents blitrodale, 1230, Brown. R. B. Wallace, agent Moon(a, 627, Pearce. 0. Hewis'on, agent Clive, 846, Danis. Binglo, 'White, ond Co., agents; Horseshoo. to sail for San Francisco Salisbary, 1095. Case. R.B. Wallace, agent; Itrenm Savenns Skelletteo (Swedish), 768, Nylen. Binglo. White, and Co., agents Sir Lancelot, 896. Hellhurn. . and A. Brown, egents; ballast jetty, loading, at lo ...
ADELAIDE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
Sttnrday. The ohip Torrenso, full of pasonegoro, hbs cleared for London; one of tho apprentices weas accidentally lulled this morning, and tho vessel is detained for the inquost. Tho Star of Eril arrived witll thirty as slsted immigrants. A prospectus is iosaed of tho Adelaide and lieldmarsl tramway. Wheat is dull, and unchanged. TIlE New JUDuE. - Sir William Mancnjng will bae sworn in as Jeldge of the Saiprcren Court on Thuarsday morning next, at 10 o'clock. Thero will not, therefore, be any sittings in tlie Jury Court nctil thcat clay. M?r. Justice Hargrave will preside thii day, Maonday, icc tlce lanco Coert.--Ieralel. Sevei.O Is Ennore.--Sittilcg at a picnie on a little condcl of earth, whlichc in your slcort oightctdeose you chcoose as most convenient for a OCat, and discover, wlcen too lfte, is in reait anu ecat's noat.--P.f'lcl.
ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL VIA SUEZ. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
i ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MALIL VIA SUEZ. (From? S. M. Ilerahl.) •Tho Queen held a Court at fluckinghain Pablce on the 26th February, on which occa sioji Ir. M[acalister, Premier of Queensland, and M[r. Forster, the Agent-General of N-ew South Wales, with M[rs. Foroter, were pre sented by Lord Cacsreon. On the following day her Maiesty attended the afternoon con ,:crt at the Royal Albert tIail. In the Commons the fugitive slave battle wae fought on Mr. Whlitbrrede motion to cancel every istrslrtiou stnoding in the way of the British flag afferding protection to fugitive slaves The combat iwan carried over to another sight, aind too separate divisions gave in each esn?a majority ot4 to the oGoernmont. The qostioo hod already been referred to a Iloyal Conimiosion. Aiyhow, tho cireulara are doomed. At a meeting of the National Federation of employers, it wasn stated that the accoints of the Amalganmted Society of Engineers had bean investigated by a reliable actunry, who deolared that i...
THE HAUNTED HOUSE, OR THE SHADOW AT RIVER HALL. CHAPTER VIII (CONTINUED). [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
,THE HAUNTED HOUSE, OR TPHE SHADOW AT RIVER HALL. Br MaS. J. H. IIDDELl, Antua orO A L"'rI Asiaze, Gasoeo GniT,, Ac. CHAlPTER VIII (COOTINUED). Aa-sTEc we had been walking along these for hours, as time reckons in such cases, we commenced ascending flight after flight of steep stone steps I laboured after rlayfire till my limbs ached and grew weary, till, scarcely able to drag my feet from stair to stair, I entreated him to stop; but he only laughed and held on his course the more rapidly, while I, hurrying after, often stumbled and recovered myself, then stumbled and lay prone. The night air blew cold and chill - upon me as I crawled out into an unac customed place and felt my way over heaps of uneaven earth and stones that obstructed my progreoss in every diroc 'tion. I called out for Playfiro, but the wind alone answered me; I shouted for Colonel Morris; I entreated some one to toll?me where he was; and in answer there was a dead and terrible silence. Tueo wind died away; not a b...
(BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.) SYDNEY. ARRIVALS.—APRIL 29. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
(no ELF.OTBIO TELROAAPU.) SYDNBIY. ·:':1 I-:AR' ,. ARRIVAL2.-AtPnL 29. "A Albion (.), Clarke, trom Greymouth 26th nit Warkwurth (n.), Foreman, from Warnambool, 25th-alt Alexandra (C.), ~Valkcr, from Melbourne, 27th nit F·na (s,), Curphey, from Waraombool, 2?tth nit April 30. fll'ina (C,), BledF rd, from McLeany River L'r.l Ashiley, (o), Woods, from Inw tale doia 251t1 oult Athena barque, 412, In.;li-, from Adelaido, 22ud ult New England (s.), lhrley, from Grofton I)EL' RTURhi.--Arlz, 22,. Ann Duthia ship, tar London Itetarls, tar h. S. L?lnto, Fiery ('roas, f.r nrehoun:a C3ty othleltourno (s.), for 2felbounpo Jaraca I'rerso:n (C..), tar Iriebano Viotoia (e.), tar Cooktoarn The brig ,an Juan, ottor tha sinking of the Challengo oel Sunlay night, proceoded to seal to brewotatle, and wan picked up yetortday off Nobby's by tho Ilapid (strom tug) and brought enfoly into porth
BRISBANE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
•BRIS13ANE. Saturday. Tho Fromier is very ill, and bus boon ordered a completo cessation from business for a fortnight. An official telegram, dated Cooktown, MIon day, April 24, states that 1)ad reports from tho now rash continuo coming in, but 'still most peoplo believe M[ulligan's statements respocting the reefs. Considerable destitu tmon prevails among returned diggerm. ]Bishop Halo laid tise stone of the now An gliian caurch at Fortitudo Valley to-day. Thu special correspondent of the Qoteeos loader at the MIitchell Iliver states ltimt hun dreds are returning who were on their way to thue lodglkinson Ihiver rush, not being able to reach there; though very near, timy wore ditcouraged by thu bad accounts. Gold was not obtained snyJsshero of any consoqucnco, and great numbers who had been able to reacd the diggings were entirely without the means of remaining to prospect; they must got gold immediately, statrve, or fall back upon tihe poor gullies. Flour is Is. Od. per lb. and salr...
COLLISION AND SINKING OF THE TUG CHALLENGE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
COLLISION AND SINKING OF THE TUG CHALLENGE. Shortly after ten o'clock last night (Sunday) as the Btanmer New England, firon Grafton. was coming up the harbour, andl when offBrad ley's Head a collision occrrel between that veasel and the teanm-tuag Challenge, tile pro perty of Mr. Dal on. of Newcastlo. From what le can learn it appoare that the Challenge wua rowing two vessels at the time above stated, nnmely, the San Juan and the Alexander New ton, nid was about to pick up the Craig Ellechie, when.the New England came along i the master of the Challenge heard sonme one on h~onl the former vessel call out " hard a star btard," and he immediately reversed the engines nad went'f full speed astern, the helm of the Challenge heiug Iard-n-port the whole time. 'he New England straok the Chaollenge on the nort how with such force that the latter sunk In fifteen minutes. Theli crew got on board the New England, and were broulht up to Sydney, nnd the vouselu in tow had to anchor. The paddle-b...
RESCUED FRENCH SAILORS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 2 May 1876
RESOCUED FItRENCHI SAILORS. The four survivors of the crew of the French brigantino Elien Prosper of Cherbelrg, who have. os already announced, been taoen to Liverpool by time steamerVanguordl, were picked up in mid.tlantie in an open boat. Their nemes ore 3. Baptiste Andouard, mate, and Vellaod, Le Boux, and Legrond, seamen. From the statement of the mate it appears that the I, llse Prosper was a emall veenel of 230 ton, and wns on a voyage from Penzance to Biest with a cargo of pitch pine. She eprang a leak in consequence of the heavy weather, and on the 27th-Jonuar.. the wind having inronased to a gale, the seih nod some of the spars wire carried away, and the vessel commenced to make water fast. On the moraifb of the 29th she was water-logged, the sea being level sith the deck, and it was resolved to abandon her. The master, I)avotnd the erews sieven all told. ac earingly got into the boat, taking with them the log-book and ship's papers, bat no provislons or water. The sea was ...