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Newcastle Police. MONDAY, JUNE 10. (Before H. Scott, Esq., P. M.) [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
tiemcaette Police. Monday, June 10. (Before H. Scott, Esq., P. M.) George Rusden, seaman, was charged with being drunk and disorderly on Saturday night, at the shoot ing gallery, in|Bolton-street. lie denied the charge, and. in proving the case it came out that he had been using indecent language. The constable sated that his captain had given him a good character, and he hadjbeen seen at the court before. His worship fined him 40s., or 48 hours confinement. JohnjScholes, miner, was charged with being drunk in Hunter-street on Sunday evening, but he had not been, at all disorderly; and the magistrate thought , , that a fine of 5s., or 24 hours, would meet the case Robert Cairns, carpenter, was charged with being drunk and fighting on Sunday night. He pleaded guilty. It was his first offence. His worship fined him 10s., or 48 hours. Mary Birkell, a married womnn, was accused of being drunk and using indecent language at Hex ham, on Sunday. She denied the charge, and said it was just ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
— THE NEWCASTLE CHR0& and Hunter River Newt. FUDL1SUED EVERY WEDNESDAY and SATIJBI TEllHS OF SUDSCniPTION I ! , If paid In advance ? Per Quart... If pho.d to »^ountfor^^b(eHi ai. TEllMS OF ADVEIlTlSlHa J Four lines or under ? Sj' Eight lines or over four ? Thn( Twelve lines or over eight ? * Sixtoen lines sr over twelve ??/??? *'? For every additional line, tWH*n» Newcastle :-Printcd and P»h'*«*ft^| H. M'Diokem and J. B*«R' .1 1 Genornl PrintUig Offlct, Bolton.it«««. Jun«12,1861. .?
THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
THE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. Tur. Council mot aa usual on Monday evening. Present — His worship the Mayor, aldermen Corlette, Fleming, Pratten, llnltuu, Brown, and Ross. The minutes of last mooting were rend nnd confirmed. An application from William Carrol, who has been for some time in the employ ol the corporation, as a labourer, for an increase of wages. The matter was remitted to the mayor to be dealt with at his dis cretion. His Wor hip stated that the sum of £8 5s. 4d., the amount of some old rates had been lodged in the bank to the credit of the. corporatism. It mny be recollected that, some time ago, tho propriety of allowing butchara' 'meat tobesildon Sunday was the topic of the day, nnd some of our far-seeing citizems believed thtit they saw in the municipal act a power conferred on the corporation to de.il with such nuisances ns they considered the soiling of butchers' meat on tho Snbbatli day to be. Petitions were got up and presented to the council, who, being desirous to me...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
Ttu u 5L n,*'.' P'ntment.— Determination «ie Head, Flushings, Palpitation, and Short. jmL ° tilro,d b* th,?s° K™'1 regulations of th; Eiii .r Holloway's grand spcoifics the blood throughout tho body bocomos steady and i5«i P'68-1'8 thought— henoo the suffusion of ntJ m '* .aV0.!?C('- ftn(1 nervous embarrasB i« «n .voy' m llko wanner, remove excessive k»h. T.1'11; opponent to tho oasa nnel grace in mkt. r «' nrid 8tfonB '6rvci1 fralnB' and eradi it t ii . norvous- i'i intollecls deoliiiuiR from i vrttm*- or ovor anxioty, no equal roinedy k' ,V, ui OXB8goiation, thoy give muscular . ''P'MlyMd and oaae to th« pained.
THE GIGANTIC CLIPPER SHIP "GREAT AUSTRALIA." [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
THE GIGANTIC CLIPPER SHIP 'QBEAT AUSMALIA.' We hail with pleasure and with pride the id dition of another giganlio and elegant dipper ship to the mercantile marine of Liverpool. Al ways forward to meet the demands of the puUk Messrs. James Baines and Co. have just aided to their large and unrivalled fleet of AuBtralitt emigrant snips a spienam vessel, named tit Great Australia, built for them, under Lloyd1! special survey, by Messrs. Stewart and Co., of 8t John's, and launched in August last. It will bi remembered that the Black Ball Line ia tli only one that bas ever been honoured by a vidt from royalty; and on the occasion of HerMij* ty's inspection of two of the moot celebrated d the vessels, the Queen was graoiously pleased to observe that she bad not any idea that ml splendid ships wcro to be found in the merchant service of the country. Such a high degree d commendation has for ever stamped the famed tho celebrated Black Ball Line ; and it u inert creditablo to the proprietors...
THE EXPECTED VISIT OF SIR JOHN YOUNG. We obtained from Mr. Burns, yesterday. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
THE EXPEOTRD VISIT OF SIR JOHN YOUNG. (From the ifaitland Mercury.) 'Wo obtained from Mr. Burns, yesterday, the following letter, reocivud by him from Mr. Woekes, which indicates, n'g clearly as can yet bo ascertained, tho intended move ments of Ilia Excellency Sir John Young, oiv his visit to this district : — Sydney, Sth .rune, 18(31, My Dear Sir — I son' you, on 'the Gth, n telegram to the eflect that the 2*!ith instant would suit the governor, and that he would leave here on tlie 25th. Slothing further is yet settled, but it is probable that Sir John Young will leave in the morning, spend some short time nt Newcastle, nnd then proccod by rail to Wost Mailland towards evenin?, in readiness for the 2Cith. It is likely, atso, that the return will be by way of Morpeth, and so down the river. You will be glad to letirn that Lady Young intends to accompany the governor, 'hould tho weather be pro pitious Air. Cowpcr will also come j nnd I need not sny that tho member for West Mailland ...
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
COLONIAL EXTRACTS. St. Mart's, South Ckerk. — Narrow Escatf. op a Child iikino Duvourkd nR a Pin. — On Fri day last, one of our neighbours, a Mrs. R ? , was sitting at her door, irnusitig her grand-child, a fine little boy, aged nine months. After pitting some time, playing with the child, she had occasion to leave him sitting rn the ground inside the house, whilst she proceeded to the back part of ihe pre mises to get some meat to cook fir the dinner. She had scarcely reached the pantry, when she heard a scream from the child. She immediately ran back and missed the child ftom where he was left. She then made to the outside of the premises to look for him, nud to her horror nnd suvp'.tse saw the child being dragged or carried by a large pig, the child's head dragging along the ground; having fortunately only got the child's clothes in its mouth, which saved the child from the animal's teeth, which muet, pro bablv, have provod fatal, as It had hold of the child close to the throat. ...
DISTURBANCE AT COCKATOO ISLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
DISTURBANCE AT COCKATOO ISLAND Considerable exoitomont was occasioned dur ing tho early part of yesterday by a report that an outbreak of a serious naturo had ocourred nmnnrrst tho confines at Cockatoo Island ; that the police-guard had been rushed- and over powered, and that tho military had been sum moned to tho island to pecuro the prisoners and suppress tho mutiny. Tho ciroumstanoo of tho soldiory having been hurriedly called to arms and marched through tho Btroots towards the Grafton wharf gave an air of probability totheso reports, and in tho absonoo of any authontio in formation as to tho faots of tho case, tho greatest interest was manifested to loam tho naturo and extent of tho allogcd emeutc. Happily it turned out that tho. reported disturbance was not of that alarming choraoler which it had been repre sented to be— the manifestation on the part of tho convicts having been confined to a refusal to work, and no actual attempt at open violence having been made by them. The p...
CAPTAIN PITT'S VISIT TO NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
MPTAIN PITT'S VISIT TO NEWCASTLE. l7con«quence of information receded on 'Saturday, JJ Kiegram, from Sydney, that captain Pitt (who Is pUia and adjutant in the volunteer artillery) Lnia be in Newcastle end review the artillery corps Monday, captain M'Pherson ordered out the' jnd they assembled at the barracks on 'that j,f «t four o'clock. The company was put tnrougn L the umal and review exercises—the military Bp: Www and soldier-like manner in which they went ftnath »H the evolutions drew forth warm encomi L, fIOni everyone present who were able to appre kte military movements. Ibe gun drill was ?xcei- Ll and the foot drill was quite up to any other' £j»of volunteers that we have. seen. The united LtntMr band was in attendance, aqd with a large Laeourse of spectators, added not a little to the Lerfulness of the scene. Captain Pitt was very Lticular and spared no exertion to make himsell XjrongWy acquainted with the state ot the corps, Xj at (he conclusion of the exercises he compli...
NEW ZEALAND. WAR PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
NEW ZEALAND. WAR ritOSI'ECTS. Wo have intelligence from Tarannki to the 14th May, The latest issue of the Taranaki Herald ro porta that the Waikatos had resolved to support the King movement, and that the Ngatiruanuis, who had refused to accept the terms of peace, had been rrqnpstcu by the Waikatos to inform them imme diately if they were attacked by the British troops. There seems every prospect of renewed hostilities on n more extensive scnle than ever ; nnd the follow ing oxtrnct from a private letter will show that even at Tarnnaki tho peace concluded was but ephemeral illusory .— ? 'New Plymouth, May Mth, 1801. ' Last night, as one of a family of the name of of Bisliop, ^Mto tho Otnnto Stockade, was passing Mr. Willia«|pBorgo's farm (about three miles from the town), ho heard the report of a gun, nud a hall passed close by him, lie looked round nnd walked three paces on, when another ball passed him on his left ; ho made off, nnd another ball followed him. So much for our peace...
EUROPEAN SUMMARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
EUROPEAN SUMMARY. The Home News, in its summary of European nf. fairs, has the following peneral summary:— The prospects of an European war are thickening upon us; the darkest omens come from Denmark. We are by no means sure thut'wequito understand the actual stato of the situaiions in their minute phases, so con fident and perplexing are tho reports we got about it from Berlin, Puris, aud Copenhagen. The first flash ofaennnon is expected, and if resolved upon, will bring Franco to tho side oi me ubhub, uu '''»'j for which Germany is said not only to bo Ai'ly pro parod, but to bo rnthor desirous of bringing about, portly- to afford nn oppoitnnity to Prussia of tuking tho field as tho loading German power, ond thus by her presence strengthening the progress of Gorman unity, and chiefly tO divort French ambition for tho | present from the banks of tho Rhine. Austria cannot afford to take a prominent part in the conflict, if indeed she should participate in it at all, fihe has her hand...
INSOLVENT COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
INSOLVENT COURT. ' 6.— Henry Cuminings, of William-a'reet, [''.? Liabilities, £7H 10s. 8d. ; assess, viilue I property, £520; personal property, £5!) ; iling debts, £54 0s. Gd. Total, £633 Gd. Od. ,flO14s. 2d. ' '8. — Patrick CulTey, of Rurwood, labnnror : ? tei, £38 18s. Cd. Assets, valuo of personal (&*!. Deficit, i'37 18s. Cd. i 6.— William Alexander, of Frying Pan, r«oad, sawyer: Liabilities, £77 Oa. Od. -value of personal property, £15 On. De r* II'' Gd. * 6.— Solomon Aaron I)e Lissa, of Kliznbrth Sydney, optician; Liabilities, £!)() 12a. 8d. ? 'Value of personal property, £7. Deficit, ?.8a. .7.— Willinui I'oge, of Newtuwn, mnson. '-, £25 15s. 6d. ? Assets, value of personal M12. Deficit, £13 15s. (id. '.—Joseph Sansnn, of the Globo, near Syrt mer.. Liabilities, £72 3s. 5d. Assets, lersonal property, £27. Deficit, £45 3s. 5d. '.—John Irving Clarke, of Wollongong, ?' »nd mathematical tutor. Liabilities, £3GU Assets, value of real property, £380 ; of property, £2.;. Total...
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
SHIPPING. ARRIVALS. June 8.— TRITON, schooner, 120, Hurley, from Mel. bourne. Captain, agent. , June 8.— GAZELLE, brig, 260, Stafford, from Port de France, New Caledonia. W. H.Whyte, agent. June 10.— SUSAt*, brig, 212, Anderson, from Sydney. B ingle and Co- agents. June II.— GRAFTON, and RAINBOW, steamers, from Sydney. June II.— HARGRAVES, schooner, 171, Henderson, from Sydney. June II.— VICEROY, schooner*, 156, from Melbourne. DEPARTURES. June 8.— PH1LL1S, brig. Bickers, for Adelaide, with 300 tons coal, 2 casks tallow, 20 boxes soap, and 20 hides. June 8.- ROBERT AND BETSY, schooner, Hen. derson, for Launceston, with 100 tons coal. June 9.— PEARL, schooner, Fallu, for Geelong, with 260 tons coal. June 9.— KELLERMONT, 6chooner, Stevens, for Melbourne, with 230 tons coal. June 9.— JANE, schooner, Lenevu, for Geelong, with 18+ tons coal. June 9.— MISSIE, bilg, Shelton, for Melbourne, with 390 tons coal. June 9.— TARBERT CASTLE, barque, Rich, for Melbourne, with 200 tons coal. June 9....
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
STEAM -Kra/'TAMAB.' ' ci Tub- uWenJgned are prepared to JlJ^^^ arrange/fjtf/BOWING VESSELS, *wtwjK-|j* °?*nyQ&TlP}hfl- at reasonable rates. sSBbSSSsw por particulars; opply to GE»RGE It. DIBBS & CO., Scott-itreet. ? Agents. ' STEAM TO SYDNEY. I jl The Australasian Steam Navi fAjfc^Ss. gation Come aVV'&S team era will leave Mffffnflj^ MoRFETiiv^nlUflg at Newcastle), 2j|sg|fjS^ during the afisu/igj^onth, as follows : MONDAYS % ij&fioj&fai* Adams, THURSDAYS / /»t « o'clock a.m^/ TUESDAYS - .. O q01Mrov, Captain Mtfftta', FRIDAYS ' i' ^^cloclcp.n/ GEORGE R. DlfiESMtiCCh-'-^'^ Agents, Scott-.strect. Newcastle, June, 1861. ? To the Rocky River and Peel Miners, land Others. FOR SAN FRANCISCO. r'kv^ The first-class clipper Ship ' MIDAS,' jWHISs. *'')0 tons burthen, daily expected in fffiM/^ 'I''9 Port '*roln Melbourne, is laid on for QSSSeSbI Son Jfranaisco direct, nnd has still a few berths distyiangeff. She will have the utmost despatch after ar7v3f...
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. MELBOURNE. Wednesday.— Stale Aid Abolition Bill rejected in the council hy '25 to i). Case of the Bank of New South Wales against Head, architect, for damngs alleged to have oc curred for laches of defendant, concluded after three days' hearing ;— verdict for defendant. Harvey's case was men tioned in the Assembly to.umht. Grant stated, in reply to Duffy, that Harvey had not yet been reinstated. Duffy gave notice that, on Friday, he would call the attention of the house to the case. The council, on the motion of Cop pin, aflirmed that state aid should be receivable by tlie country districts only. Miller, Brothers' offer of Ss. tn the £ Kcnerally accepted. Thursday.— The escort has brought down 27,192 ozs. Both houses adjourned without transacting any important business. A large sale of spirits by auction took place at Westhy and Co.'s stores. MartelPs dark brandy, 10s. (id. ; Henessy's, 10s. 4d.; lk-llot's, dark nnd pale, 5s.; Ecnault's (case), '2ls. fid. to 21s. ;...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 12 June 1861
The violent deolairaers of Louis Napoleon must feel dreadfully stnggerod nt this Inst step of his— inviting tho freest parliamentary discussion in the French legislature. It is an amusing, an interasting, a grand rcviow, to trace the progress ol tins great mnn lor . the last ten years, despite every ill-omened and croaking prophecy issued concerning him, moving on with steady unswerving pur pose towards tho accomplishment of tho civil .welfare and political liberty of that dis tinguished nation of which he is the head. * It is one of the marked peculiarities of tho Anglo-Saxon race to be chary. of bestowing iis confidence wherever that confidence has been once betrayed ; and Franco certainly has not, until within the last' twelve or fifteen years, given us any reason to do aught hul doubt her ; but tho oareer of tho present emperor lius been, towards us, not only stu diously, carefully, conciliatory, but ho has actually yielded *to our long-seated national prejudices, in order to es...
GOLD NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 15 June 1861
GOLD NEWS. Rcckv Rjver. — A mania for tunnelling Feems in h;ire tnktii possession of the miners here, or rather a i'.ts\ra to enter into permanent undertakings, jar which large tunnels . „ nfllr the hi eat eh t inducement. .Messrs. Parker, Cliutcr, Smith and Co., have comnit'iiced one on Mount Welsh, beii)R the second on that hill. It is lha intention of these gentlemen to lay a tramway down, ami when far enough in, to work a lionc. \\ i- have no dyubt but lh.it eventually 5t will pay them very well, and give work for some years to come. MtstrK. Watson, Bennett, and Itixou have coin menccil another, on the point known as Chinaman's, their ultimate destination being that portiun of Sydney Flat lying between Duherty'B Hill »»d Mr. It oyc&'M sure. The «jjpjf 'ng! »° I Ii at. part of the Flat were very pond, and it is ^iimmn that a great quantity of the ground has never been worked. A party of Chinamen hare started .-mother tunnel into Mount Jones, from the cml known as It van's...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 15 June 1861
Ordination and soiree. PitE3BYTERIA.ti CHURCH OF EASTERN AUSTRALIA. TIIK ORDINATION of the Rev. WILLIAM BAIN' to tho Pastorate of tho Presbyterian Church of Kustnru AJhlrMin, Newcastle, will take pl,i(;e on TIIURSDA/KVKNING, the 20th instant, in the ODDFELLO/yS1 HALL, at half-past 0. will UtJ heltl in tho Lnrgy RnoiilUatoXoy11' MouA,./' t Blaiie-slrect, on Fuih.wyUyr'NiNu '2Y*l iiirtp\tf)jti£/L' at 0 o'clock sharp. Sihv.sAiy nipii^i^^^^^OTaariJ exported to address tpy'Mcotliigv Tickets :— Adults, n. (id. ; children 13,, to bo had of Mr. llo.ulon, Darby-street ; Mr. Hogg, Hunter street ; Mr. M'Ki'u?.i», Watt-streot ; Mr. Kwun Cauvriin, Pjliini'-strect ; Mr. Jnmea Fraser, Muriset Wlnr ; Mr. Siieuec, Globfj MivLiwvion, Pit Town; and Ali. StiPtlilnn, Pnticry.
THE AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION ON THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 15 June 1861
PHE AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION ON THE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM. ?loo following petition has boon prusented to 18 House of Commous : — The petition of tho chairman nnd committee of tho geno. . Association for tho Australian colonies humbly L 'hewoth :— Pat your petitioners are the representatives of a large *T Of Austflllinn tinil Mn.v ^anlim.) i.nlnniafi ^nairlintr in pisiting tho United Kingdom. ilnatin such representative capacity tho Ajsooiation Iiai Uieveral occasions been recognised as well by the British internment as by the governing bodies of the free coloniei f Australia, That one of the oliiof objects nnd duties of the Associa. on ii to watch the proceedings of the Government and of iHisment in all matters aflecting tho interests oi the i«jtralian colonies.. (1 hat your petitioners have heard that your honorable ^uie has appointed a committee to inquire into the pre. ptiyitom of transportation. llbat, in the opinion of your petitioners, transportation to Jjpart of Australia affec...
INSOLVENT COURT. NEW INSOLVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Newcastle Chronicle and Hunter River District News — 15 June 1861
INSOLVENT COURT. NKW INSOLVENTS. ? Edward Richard Jones, of Uurnett-stroet, lledferti, gen ftnuii. Liabilities, £2S3 Us. Assets— value of personal property, £37. Deficit, £215 5s. Mr. Perry, official iniirnec. Oby Willams Rawson, of West|Deiiison, or New I'rovi tace, storekeeper. Liabilities, £SS!)2 17s. :Jd. Assets— Jilueof real property, £500! of personal property. £;il,J!) '.3d.! outstanding debts, £.003 as. SJ. ; total, £4Su'2 7.s. Id. DoRl'lY iM-AWI (Id ttrl \Xv Vf.trrio -Wl!#.i,.l q.olLitnn , Owgo Botwnrd, of Sussox.street, Sydney, carpenter. Liabilities, £176' 3s. 7d. Assets— value of personal pro. fly, £35 i outstanding debts, L8 15s.: 'total, L« 15s. Deficit, L.132 Ss. 7d. M r. Sempill, ofiicial assignee. James Wilkinson, of Uourkc.strect, Sydney, tailor. Lin ilities, L39 ,5s. Assets— value of persunal property, 1jI5. [ulitanuing debts, LI 10s.; total, Liu' KIm. Deficit, L22 Ij». Mr. Maekeiixie, olllcial assignee.