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SUDDEN DEATH AT NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
SUbDEN DEATH AT NEWCASTLE. ON Saturday In'st M.? D : uilie, of New cnstlo~ died vcry shddonly at his residence Honoysuckld Point. Just be'folte his death he appearedd.ia his natiallhealth. Ie was a re slcctableoand indnstrous inan, and held a l highl position.nas deacoi of the Patticulat' 'Baptiset Chutlrc],, and was highly estoemed by- hl's bretihen. Anuiqnquest was hold on the body on 3on day zoorning, when the subjoinled evidenco was givon:- "?? M1aiy Turpio,: thoe wife of'the decased, David lTurpi, deposed : Oat Saturday oven ing lnast, ,about seven o'clock,, ho and- , were togethler ili the dining-room of our residence in Auckland-streeoot he coniplained of a qlight pain udelr lis c reast a dloeft the roam to go to iMr. iBro 'as fdor sdl eppermint to take withl som castor-o ; he returnel in about ten minl s with sote pI bhint ion a tumbler; 'he "m into b cdi'g~r orp where 1 was, and as eon as I entb the room he fell down ; I-rnaised lhin it d sitting posture and held hlii so; h...
WARATAH. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
iVARATIAJI. OUt towlisliip, since 'ou' Inst issue, ihs Ihad ia pilenitiul sulpdly of that nccessr.y article, which, in moderition, is .a blessiuui', but two or tlhree di v's of conltilnllenCC iS upt to lllalke us cry " '?old hard, enough.'- At lihe present timo. it is comilng down a steady, colstflalt ir ill. TIlroulgl the iltclenuclly of tlh' weather, scveral intterdsting" mieetin's have Ihad to be 1iistponcd or haive takein ,lace rnder very "irtat disatldlvtaioe. Our WVsle.lyan fellow-townspleople held their ninivLersary services on Smodiy lust thie Iev. II. C. Ghiud preaching in tlhe Iurillilln" to lItcge and atttlentive conll?ric' lion i thle ftlllernoon and eveuiing by M1. Fletcher, the woell-known andl respectedl travelliing agent for the Mutu-l ProvidenLt Society. A tea-meeting in connection with the above took. place aInst evocning in the WeVesley:n Ch1upel, IaInLbi'ry, whIen about 50 micihbers and friends enjycled a social clip )tf tea and thie nccompanying entibles sup lie...
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
NEW.LAMIBTON. , Tia pit ivorked :all day on Monday, aindI think there is w'ork for tbhla (Tueoslay).? An bcidloiit occirrrer here last'Thuirsdt y evening, which proved to be- rather serious, to a.iorsedriver named.Waltors, son of Mr. F. Walters; of New' Laibiton. : It alppears that hlo vds inthld .'iot "of taking his horse into the stables at kniock-off'time; whled ? iouio action on the part of :the' htbrtiiiit to' boy annoyed the horse, which vtas.tho:leents 'of flighitening the horse to siuch doe?rc 'that he struck out with his-'biild loegs ith gront, violenco, kciking tho.eioo: o oy oacross the tkce, which disfigured him very nich,---tho wound extending fiomn the:.hoseo across th?d eye and forehead. Wlhoi hie receivtvd.the blow lie was driiven with. such force -:back against thie slabs which left a severe wound on the biick of his head. iHe is recoviring uas well:ae.can be expected, under. the kind., and able treatment of Dr.- lil;l'f'Ut it i?illf inn u~nmn +4mn kn@Am.1. * 1 A co...
THE REFUGEE COMMUNISTS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
S THE ItEFSUJEIe COMMUNISTs, - Previous to laving Sydney a lettilr, of which tho following is a timanslation, was adldressed ly MI. Rochefort, oil thie parl't of himself 'nad his con paniolis, to Mr. D. Buchanan, M. P'. :--" hotel do Fralce, Sydney, Alril 4, 1874. Sir,-All6a~ mc, for myself and my frieonds, to .thllank.you for havinlg placed our.sltuatnlou ii its tinue light blefore your hlonourable couiltrymen. The Versailles Assembly wanlted to'proclaim MoinrLchy ; we wanted to ]p-l serve thle Ilepublcto thlr esta?tlishlrmont of 'which we had suftolently eontrlbuted,io give usthe rlIghlt to defend it, umd we foughtfirit., .uch is the irutlh. Let tile colnquerol'ors insuit us anc misr?'epresent ouL' intentions; it is an easy matter for tlhemn, sinoce thle fighting meln of tlhe lInstL days are ledtl'lj all sholol, tl.ransiorltel,, or outlawed, nd1 our Ollrales aloune can he Ilhcard. But when the evil ha51ll 0 toirn asundur, anl1 itbecomes known what sttlealllms of blold have been sh...
DELEGATE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
DELEGATE MEETINGG. MIINUTER of Delegate meeting hIeld at Cairns' Hotel, Lamnbton, on April 23lrd, 1874. A repreleltative from each lolge along with District officers present. Mlinutes of previous meLeting velre read and con flrmed. Tle inatter of Adamsoll and Jalrvey was referred b'ck to \VWallscnld. jJrlECTION OF DISTltOT OIIAAIINrMAN AND 'rIALtSUltl. MIr, Thomas Alnwick was olceted to the oflico of District Chlairmanl, and lMr. Enoch Davis to that of District Treasurer. The notice of iaotion fromn the floroholo, in refor enco to doflioletit places was, at their own rqcrluest, left with them to deal withL, ult, in the evenlt of tlhe niatter not being brought to a satisfactory issuec, that a confernceo with tim Associated Mastcrs be do iunandcd, in accordance with thie agreement. Mloetiun fomn the loreholu "That 2000) copiso of tile agroement between the Assoiatcd Masters and the inca be printed." ' Car?ieud. Mloved--" That this mooting recommond the con sideraticn of joiluing the T...
Municipal Council of Wallsend. WINDING UP OF THE FIRST MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
: f1Ulikicpatl counII|cil ol' W allsenulrl ? W1hDIhN, Tll OF THE FlIRST 3EETIG.E I'0 our Saturiay's issue we reported the proo coedins of tilhe first Council meeting of t±le aboie abody, and incntioned that at the concln sion of theiril deliberations the M yor, Aldel llmen, and their i'friends ladjoeurled to Ir. Aldernman H-Iarris's hotel, and partookl of a socitl repast; and it .will ,iot be inappro 1priate in lhe first instance to state that the dinner provided was realtlly of a filrst-class character, and reflected griat'credit lipon lie hostess (Mrs. Harris). The Mayor (J; Fletcher, Esq.), occupied the chairl, and J. Y. Neilsdn, Esq., tlhe vice chii,. Aftcer justic had been done by the guests to tile. various good things provided, the taliles were cleirel, and the Mlayor invitedil the conm pany to ilrikl to thehealth of " 11cr Graciuus Majesty tile Queen." 'Ihe various loyal tonsts, &c., then followed, including " The Prince of Vales and lIoysil FamIily," "' TLe Governor...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. CABLE MESSAGES. THE AGRICULTURAL LOCK-OUT. THE HARVEST THE SUEZ CANAL. THE AMERICAN CURRENCY. GREAT FIRE. DISCOVERY OF A COAL FIELD. London, April 24. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
LATEST TELEaRAMS. CAI:LE MLSSAGES. 'TI E AC IICULOTU'LTIJA L, LOOK-OUT. T 11l HART IVEST T1'1TE ,SUEZ CANAAL. TIHE AIEIZUIOAN CUlER i2NCY. GRfEA'L' It?.t DISCOVER2 Y OF A OOWiL FIELD. S Lnolon, April .24. Ti,, ngicultr'nl locck-out is spreadilg in Englautl. A. meeting to syitlise willth tlhu labourcers rwas ehl in Exultur Hull. - Lotdon, Aprlil 25. iThe prospects of thu halrvest nir fvourub!le. Loiiudon, April 25. * ThIe q estiol relative to tho Stuez. Canal diecs Ihas now rnelhotd cr'isis. 'Tho tolls fixed by tlh .Intl urntionntdl (OlntniSSionutS Conic illl) touceu on thl: 29 A1pril; but to Canal Cnompany notifitdl to tIm Adtlirilty nad thu loatrd ot. 'Trollc yese 'idtny tIht tlhy will not allow any vessels, inelutling Gouvermntt sllips, to pass (lllrough thle Unnual unlss the old rates are l id.Lonidon, April.25. '"' Pesident GInt lhas refiused to sanclioun tihe bill fiIr extnding tlh cueroey of the conttry.
Main Road between Newcastle and Wallsend. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
Main Ro adi between Niew avi~ le -and W.Tlisenlld. T?i. fotllowing :re the Statistics quoted by the lRev. Spicer Wood nt tle; ieeting held itLanabton, on 'Thlirsday evening last, on the above sublject, and which we were com pelledl to hold over : I.-l'lhe total general revenue of thie colony ,f- New South \VWales for 1872, wv?s ,O.r, 9.70. Of this i l'ar'e anidit is dc riveil fiom iuliim1';- ogs ?hio ch is nlot statcd in thli "y assures j:ter of Ncew South Wales' ?iar miost l?e oi those inpll oti t eigl I? little puss with'ho1 incmO theref'rolim Tnls|i itl . now ?" Selecting a" ieV itemllls out i .+ II.,.. --, Ia?I.tiiiut of dllity on thimi is as follows :--, Article. Qii.mity; Iis;ortcL. Ratie f DultJ. Ain. ofDuotp. Beer-in cask...1..... !'(Il,7352 gals. (;d. pergal. £e24,0aS.. Do-in bottle....... 330,811 gals.; Udl. ,, gal. .£1,0i30 Candles ............ 1,400,040 lbs. Id. ,, lb. £5,34 SFrinits-dried ......... 1,410 tns. 1 cwt. 3 qrs. 4 lbs. 2d. ,, lb. £2(i,4SS 1ice ..................
THE DISAPPEARANCE OF JOHN ACKLAND. CHAPTER I. (continued.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
THE DISAPPEARANCE JOHEN AUG&LANT. CHAPTER I. (continued.) " 'Highly honourable one," put in John Ackland. " My dear sir, that is tho very point of the question. Allow me to deserve *the'flittering epithet. Juidge Griffin shall decide, the case. You, must know, Judge, that the unfortunate force of circumstances (why shonuld I be ashamed to own it ?) has compelled me to keep this gentleman wait ing an unconsciously long time for the re payment of in considerable sum of money which he has.been good enough toi advance t6 me'a paitly'bn my personal security. Ulnder these circumstances, I was naturally anxion:u that lie should not filnally be the loser by the generosity of his ,patience. It is, therefore, needless to say that the rate of interest. offered by myself for the renewed postpone . ment of' the liquidation of this loan was, in the last instance, a high one, I am happy to say' that I have, this afternoon, had the plea sure of, refunding to my friend the entire "capital-of...
POETRY. THE SENSITIVE PLANT. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
POETRY. THE SENSITIVE PLANT. A Sensitive Plant in a garden grew, And the young winds fed it with silver dew, And it opened its fan-like leaves tothe light, - :An&lndlose4.L thnieneath the kisses of night. iA~4ila Sirln;aerome on the garden fair, 0?,And the Spirit-of Iove fell everywhere; - And each 1love]-ind lierb on earth's dark breast Itose fromithe dreams of its wintry rest. But none eycr trembled and panted with bliss In the gartslen, the field, or the wilderness, Like a doe in the noontide with love' sweet want, As the compaanonless Sensitive lPlant. . The snowdrop, and then the violet, Arose from the ground with warm rain wet, . And their breath was mixed with fresh odour sent I.TFi' m the turf, like the voice and the instrument. SThen the pied windflowers and tulip tall, :And nairclssi, thie fairest among them all, WVho gaze on their eyes in the stream's recess, STill they die of their dear loveliness. And the Naiad-like lily of the vale, WVhom youth mak .s so fair a...
DEATH OF PROFESSOR ANDERSON, THE WIZARD. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
DEATHI OF PROFEoSOIL ANDEIiSON, THE W?ZARD. OI, of t;he ol,? of the prestidig.atour,, Professor Andlerson, ." the \Vizard1 of the North," died.oii Tuesday nmorziing, n ninu o'clock, at theo Fleece HIotul, Daarliagtuzn. Professor An rson was bon at Kincardilio, in Abordei _hiire :'in 1, 14, and wa'.? conse 'qontly at t no tle4n of hls daaitlt si.ty yea'rs of age. I-He had beel iili i for sqhu tinie, and was for s o?rdnb u unldea the cii'e of Sir 1Henry Cooprn; of Hull.' Froni 1.ull, tlhd Professor went\to Lolndon, fd'na wenece he retu rned to fulfil an eigagemnet if thl nnCt ral IHaill, )Dailinton~, . last" wolk. ,11' m do his -aplearance for two or-th'rc nights, ll then was compelled to desist.fron iucroasing'weak ncess. Ile.wns attended Iy'. .1r. Ilewiiolu, who pronounced it a gonoral decay of nature. 'The1 illnessgraaldalalyl decreised uwil tho.lleriod of death. The'l engagemrents at Darllington wdro fulfilled by\Mr. Alfreid Hohlmuc, who lhas beooen connected with thq I~rolq sor f...
CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY AGAINST TRADES UNION OFFICIALS. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 29 April 1874
OIAGlGEI OF CONSPIRACY AGAIINS'I TRAD)ES UNION OFF'IOIALS. Ar tihe 1lurnl'ey Police Court on Thursday, before a full bench of ImaEgistrates, 'I'lhomas L-Ialliday, prjesileint of the lincers' Associa tion; William Atkinson, miners' agent; Mr. \Worral, s*cretary to the dliners' Asso cilation; Georgo RIiley, Joseph ]IIrgretves, Banniister l-largreaves, Thomas Forsyth, and several other union ollicials, were soiumonied for inducing certain worklmen who lind en gagedl themselves under contract in the cnlploy of the exccutbors of the late John IHIargreaves, fo break contracts into whichl they lhad entered. . Mr. Pope, Q.O.: and MIr. Leresache were Lfor the. prosecntion, and I1r. I-olpwood, barrister, for the defence.-- ir. Popel, in open)in:g the case, said that a dis puto had arisen ,between the employers and the colliers of ilnuruly as to a unioiism or non-unionism. 'I'o masters had hitherto worked their piu:: with non-union men, and because they refulsed to emliloy-mena con nected with...
THE LATE DISPUTE. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 2 May 1874
13.'- H -ltE-LATE DISPUTE. - Oldl Lasulfti men Ivo yog u praise, For opt being subdued by his ways, Of saeking men ; He surely thinks that formilller days Have come again.ul . WVhen,,lo alnd behold, he then could send r "Poor Lmen 1arck home a week to slyed, Just for his i easure ! SBut now, thlink God, that's at anl end, Y . ou have the treasure, So hol frbias l bys, to what yon've got, - And for himn do not care a jot, SWhile you act ul.right, SOr else your bright career you'll blot, A: s dark as night. 1 J. r. L ton April 23rd; 1874..
ORIGINAL LINES. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 2 May 1874
QRCiOG INAL L IN I ST . • yb AN ' OLL . AL'." - ):3R good ship, "hIncorioration" now is fairly off Stlie'stoeks, And lloateil on the ocean unllt:c?t?&lt;:&lt; ; . so let us at the outset wirsh hcr hoen voin!le, IVith noin s5tr.riis to rli?iB tle s?-a; Ltiyoiid i' ripple. 'rom a hand nfltweuty-twvo ., We lhavo shipped our chosen crew ; Mle-bodied mcn, in -whoml we o a ve some hopes, and, being men of. comnilon sense, noill;,n o ddlilt, with diligenice -;et to work aniid liarnthe Municipal ropes. St'l?eedsiiot meoto-tell if'the ropes they haiidle well; Phey. will steer her through all rough mill stormy ': weather, ?or storms occ;sio-:dly miay ise, aud cloud lower 'ncath the skies, Sut they'll weather 'em if they "lheaveho !" all Stogether. . . here's danger, I've a notion, an the Municipad oceau ; s'is by many sho:ds and sunken »ocks beset, An' there's no rock, shoal, or spit nur. good shil's inoro:like to split, Than upon that treacherous hidden danger " debt." l3ut w...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 2 May 1874
To1 lite l(lted l I'Prof)ssiOnI. WVT AN? rlt, a ])UI.Y QIUAIJED MEDIRCAL. IlACI'I'IAUJTN NIEt, 'olr the G;retn Coulliery. Fi*e pariticulrapp, iljy t3' Ihe u1( l rsifc dicd. Apj) li cntioinll, 1o Ibe sci i i befuo It he 201h lay ol: Ma:ly jicxl, ensuing. A. SI EDDOIN, Secctarty. Orcta, April 30tl, , 1i ..l. 21 TIImalIIC. ItKr . F. hieCHAM bugs tO llcturn his SIN. .)"L (JjIE TIJIANKI S tol tihosu who .,surihd to iaim on Saturdlay liat at the \VallIeiCd lft. 287 Oiite I'oiamnd B ivardc~t. Wau Vlliicilrl P'it aijil JlcxI.alrjz Jii~cw:iy Sita: ail . i'UI'S~i Lrlt'.iitniizigJ. !9. 2s. (uiI. 'I'lia ljideiut will s~eaaiv c thau abovle iewa~rul co nl i'ctiiiiliiig it to thu Iinlcll~iiigul -1 JAMJ~~ AMlOS, Jlo'dmaoll 287 ol; W\l~TTI brA M u1OJ)JY, Iiattsburg. Ozw c!Po.,iid Ircivamrd., TOS'I\ no Saturday Nig~ht Inat,~ a S~ILVEII: with, Oulul Albert· awll L~ocl~cit attaruhiul. FIiilircl wrill r~cucieui the abloveo I~\·ruwar uponl hy\ ingL annel at; thria ohhucc, or· w\ithl 286G Wa'IH~leed. lor ...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Friday, May 1. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 2 May 1874
:LATEST TELECRAMS. '(;Frolr c our upecic l coGrepoifl(et.) . 'SYDNEY. Friday, May 1.' Taii Assemblly are discusliinoa the lta iher considoraltion of the Electort?l Bill. The, debate was ruliou.ned to WodneRday. The totnal 'ecoipts at theo gates to the lxhibition amounted to £2918. Weothelur very tlhrntoening. D)emnutd for conl shares increaorsing. Sales of Wallsond have beon oflototed . at 14s. A hrsao-Jackoy hcnrsIlg nomoguntlemea colversolillg abollt #110 "LIItUI racCs." pr.lituly reu(tOstUd tO ble illforllea" whlre tIliIM races wast ratl," iand " What, wIas LIU r na
Working-Men's Combinations. [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 2 May 1874
1Vo l'king iYti n?n's Combinations. Tasisis;unquestionably nu age of combinn tion, to accomplish almost any purpose under the .sun, men.unite, thus verifying the old adage, " Union is strength." Never in the history of the world did working'-mon's unions occupy such an important position as at present. They .are attracting the atten tion of both high and low; some watch their movements with intenso interest, believiig "they nfy be made. a mighty instrumert,'in the elevation of the workingu classes; 'while others view them as an uimmitigatcd-.evil,:which they. would like to ovrithrowv urnd for 'ever- destioiy.' With the latter we have no sympathy, and it would not be a difficult task to show the roason of their i.ntipathy. ' That Trades. Unions are exertin a nmighlty .influence throug'hout all civilised nations 'is a palpable fact, and that they are destined toporpetuate that influence is quite evident. Another fhct equally: true, is that tho'ey. have; considerably :ameliorated the s...
(To the Returning-officer for Wallsend Borough per favour the Miners' Advocate.) [Newspaper Article] — Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder — 2 May 1874
('p the JA~,turnindo tojIetr lrl VWeIln,,1h( i'ough I e"r f cmc: the jfianertd.c',ocate'.) * S*it,-I iihert this letli r.l)clauso I consllorl myself to hIavo i,on uccf:airlly do:lt..with at tihe elotioln of ahlercmcl for tils bronlughi, hbeitng'deniod the right to voto,- hlchtlc~'ycic wl ltlo SeCl'nti?cors olilrmling that cny nolsno was not on. the elootoral roll; this was at toen o'clock ill the forenoon of the eleotioc day. I, ol aclcounllt of this statemenllt, ilnmedinztely war??d.tl my friolnds not to vet6 for mo, as I was disqualifled. 'On the followiiigmcornling 1 exancintd the electoral rioll ned:found my name thero, "o. 3046. So, Sir. I havo been deprivedl of nly right to voto; and tl hobgh I all agatin tohl that thd old list was not thle right one, yet I tam prep vred to proive that one oight if the electors 'voted fromli it, antl if so, the eloction miatis ho I: fraud on the boroubgh. In this case. I demand mnu explanation and apology within eight days ifrom;I this dito, o...