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Great Intercolo[?]ial Footrace for £4[?] THE ENGLISH V. THE AMERICAN CHAMPION. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 3 May 1876
Crrenji Is terco i6?,h .Fo-tr.c. for CHA'MIO' - - (F'om on r Sydney Corr. nde?st.) Tlf. pedesttrian elhttipoilt England and America-Frank Hewitt lredki Davie Stoneo--niemt on tl Albert ground, tediforu, on Moalav,as noon, to run f,-i £)200 .-side, nld .thel gr u trailco monia?. OctLr . ,'o ltlhuot?nill o. pie nsaeinhhled tio witihess the ctaO .I-lis Excellency Sir.t-lerules Robinson 'was present, with Capt. St John,:Aide de-c.riip, the Hon Holy 'Hutchinson, nod several other distinguished persons. A drizzling rain fell the whole of- the afternoon, and this no doubt interfered with. the attehdaneo, which otherwise Inust have been much larger. The con ditions were : Two events--l0 aid 150 yards, and in thie event of a tie, the run off to be at 130 yardi. Frank oHewitt is well known in thie Australian colonies its i pedestrian celebrity. He came liere as champion of lthe world, and lhas never been beaten, nxcep?lthen bandli unapped. Frederick Deaies Stone (who has been all along known ...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. TUESDAY, Recd. 9.30 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 3 May 1876
LATEST TELEGRAMS. .: (From, oar Sydnel Correspondenat.) SYDNEY. T TUESDAY, Reed. 0.30 p.m. THE Iarino Board .hold an inquiry to-day into the causeoof, the collision between the NowLngland and the Challenge Thlaen-. quiry will conciudo to-morrow. It is difficult to say wlhtu will pj tho result. Thoe Now England appears to have followed the rule of the road at sea by porting her helm, but the question is whether she should not have star boarded her helm; as the Clhllenger had thoe vessels in tow. . Mr. Hanley Bennott's seat in the Assembly is declared vacant. The Nowceasflo Paving and Vehicles Bill was read a thldrd time. -s= Sovbia- n- sticea-of privato-billahave boon given for' increaaed' ropaosmstation of SMesis: Ives and Campbell lmvo bon elected directors of the.oMutual Provident Society. The doparturo of the San Francisco inail is, postponed till Saturday. The banqnet to the lIon. J. 'B. Watt wtas a great success.. It was decided yesternight at the School of Artsato build a nqv ...
Police Protection. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 3 May 1876
S' Police Protection. Oun attention has been drawn repeal edly of late to the insuficiency of police piotection' in the districts outsidi the city of Newcastle.. It is argued, and with considerable justice, that although the population of the mining townships are as a general rule remark ably well behaved as a body, as may-be proved' by the small number of charges on the police sheet at Waratah :Police Court, yet occasion might arise when additional" protective force might be necessary. It is well known that for years New" Lambton has "been . till lately without even the shadow of offi cial protection save that which might be afforded by 'the knowledge that Con: stable FiIxzE was possibly a mile off at liis: post in 'Lambton. After an infni tido.e of corresporidence, the police iiitl'orities haveh at last been shamed into seliding aeconstable:to take charge of.the former locality. The knowledge that they were the -most iunlikely to be interfered with.' while they patronised the"New ...
"Nell," in "Ruby," at the Victoria Theatre. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 3 May 1876
SDNell," in " aslsy. atst heiit tria ''heatre. - (Ui'i our ,'liet ,ictt Critic.) Lna'r night this nacconmplistheld lay gave another of her seeisatiionl proteaun ,ranuln, wvhich was produced to ia crowded ihotue. I RI,.y" issnplerior to . No Natlo" iln tlhre. resplcts--tlhe plot is disticetly wctucd out,' the carriage is good, sndt this aitlhorhias urv. dently a laudablet obljct il view, nonely, " th epOlloslur of lhylpocrsY. lThe -tconsa is raml tl1c versatile pIn oif Air. E. Lowi Scott, of Sydney, nud it Insst bo. 1pronon'Ied a do cideo success. Every line wlich coinryed a sentiment was lavishly applauded, axl every witticism tmet with genuine laughter. " Nell" \days five characters. 'O1e, a yeoas lady, "ii1y, who has been defnmded by odmlan, a?vhoso villanices she brings t. light by n personating ui turn a dna old seon of a ,mcrrulous fmoceo of niindi lar rilvc,"' Dutch e:lgirl (her espocial feiourite role), »ui1 ",. latitetliot. ' In tile funy por tions "oNeltl is simcply inaptll...
Maitland Races. (From our Telegraphic Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 3 May 1876
Maitlallnd Races, (From o,??rOr TelegrapIic Correspondent) .. TinH following scmtthingo hvoe.boon postol ; but there are most probably more, as somo confusion aild mismanagoement deem to exist qn the mattoer : '1?,'uxhs PLATE.--Chster, Two-YEvAr Orn.. STAxES.-Professor. Guss cott, Irsenger5 Lavolotto, Lady Elegance, Rosa on Austra loi , Special. " - - c - N. J. O. Cur.-Kingeborough, Sterling, Olifton, Erin. . Tows P.ATE.-Nameio. SDuvoNsrPELD. PARi STAKEs. - KiLigs borough, . Storling, Clifton, Erin, East Lynnm . emo . FLYINO IANDIIOA'. O -Lm:.
MORE GOLD IN VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 3 May 1876
MonE GOLD IN VIOTOIA.--Tho fol lowing is a-copy of a telogram to the News of lthe Yeek :--" ? very rich quartz roof has boon discovered 'on the dividing range bo twgeon Scarsdalo and Linton; some estimate the yield at twenty ounces to the ton." This is another instameo showing that we have by no m?eans exluaustd the supply of gold, that prospecting by experienceo miners will: still: load to great results is furnished by our Smythesdalo. correspondent. If it .will only yield a tenthl of that quantity, and there is plenty of stone, another powerful impetus will be given to mining operations in tho'Ballarat distriot,
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 3 May 1876
FUNERAL. FUNERAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; The Friends of Mr. WILLIAM SMALE are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of his late beloved wife, JANE ; the procession to move from the Newcastle Hospital, THIS (Wednesday) AFTERNOON, at a quarter before five. &nbsp; ALFRED A. JENKINS, Undertaker, 421 Blane-street, Newcastle. INDEPENDENT ORDER OF GOOD TEMPLARS. &nbsp; Bethel Lodge, No. 14. Members are respectfully invited to attend the FUNERAL of our late Brother JOHN WALLACE, to move from the Hospital THIS AFTERNOON, it a quar- ter to five. By order, JOHN J. KITTSON, W.S. &nbsp;
Fatal Railway Accident—Mr. J. Warner Killed. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 3 May 1876
Fatal Railway Accident-- Mr. J. Warner Killed. MR. Joseph WARNER, the well known draper, at the corner of Cleveland-street and Botany Road, &nbsp; was killed on Monday morning by a passing train, midway between Sydney and Newtown. It appears that Mr Warner has been in the habit of taking a constitutional stroll nearly every morning for the benefit of his health, which was in a failing condition Early this morning he left home, and walked across the paddocks near his re sidence, and adjoining the railway line. It is surmised that while he was cross- ing the line, or walking along it, one of the early morning trains must have struck him, knocked him down, and killed him instantaneously. Whether the engine driver or guard of the train saw or know of the ocourrence, is not at present known to the railway au- thorities. It is most probable the accident was not noticed, for the &nbsp; train did not stop, but proceeded on its journey as usual. But as the five minutes past s...
CITY & DISTRICT. NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 4 May 1876
CITY & DISTRICT. NEW? ASTLE. CRIOWDED OUT.--Parliamentarynews, Leader, District News, and several local items. THE COAL FIELDS BILL.-By refer once to our telographic intelligence it will be seeoon that the Coal Fields Regllation Bill Ihas passed the Assembly and been referred back to the Upper House, which meaps that it is virtually disposed of, and will at once become law. 1Vo congratulate the members of the MIiners' Association on having at last suc ceeded in securing this much needed legisla. tion, and }ye hope that after the hill lhas beon so far mutually accepted bpth by aqeociated masters and minors that the former will promptly comply with its provisions, and thus remove the greatest source of complaint unrder which the minors have laboured. GOVERNMENT GAZETTE - NOTICES - Tenders accepted.-Mr. WV. Yeates--Repairs, Leading Light Towers, Newcastle. Mr. W. R. Vaughan-Additions, Court Houise, New castle. MUTUAL PROVIDENT: SOCIETY. - The following is the result of the ball...
NOTES AND EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 4 May 1876
NOTES AND EVENTS (FROM OUR 0 SYDNEY CORRLF.SPONDENT.) TuE Marine Board coslouenced aln inquiry to-day into thie circumstances connected with the collision between the steamer New England and the steam-tug Chal lenge on Sunday night, and concluded it. so far as to finish the examination of witnesses on either side. The inquiry now stands adjourned until to-morrow morning, when the Board will give its decision. It is diflliult to say what the result will be. ".The rule of the road in harbour and at sea is that when' two vessels meet each other each shall port her helm, and this the New England did; but it is contended that when a collision is rdnmost inevitable by a vessel going to port; the rule should be set aside, and .the vessel" steered sc that she can pass in safety. The question in the present case is whether the New England was right in going to port, or whether she should have gone to starboard and cleared out of the way in the easiest mannor open to her, as the vessel was ha...
PRESENTATION. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 4 May 1876
PnREsENTATION.-An interesting core mony took place on Tuesday, at W llsendin the Church of England schoolroom, thoe occasion being the presentation of a Tea and Coffeo service in silver to Mr. MI. Willis, late head teacher of the Wadlsond Public School, and now of Noiueastle. The prcscntation would doubtless have been mado at an earlier date, but for the fact of Mr. Willis having left hi: school at Wollsend so unexpectedly, and at so short a notico. The old adago "out of sight, out of mind," did not hold good in this case, for although Mr. Willis left so hurriedly his numerous friends had too lively a snose of the nu?my servideo rendered to the Church of which he was a member to forget him. Ties day evening having been fixed for the preseon tation a good number of ladies and gentlemen wore in attendance, all interested in the occa ion. The Roev. S. Wood in an excellent speech referred to the many serviecs rendered by Mr. Willis to the church, and expressed the great pleasure it affo...
ADELAIDE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 4 May 1876
ADELAIDE. Monday. Dr. Schomborgh has boon made a member of the Geographical Society of Vienna. The Treasurer promised a deputation that he will endeavour to make the tariff loan in the direction of free trade as much as possible. The Bouth Australian Yacht Club season closed on Saturday; the Commodoro's Cuap was won by the Bansheoe Mr. Boucput, the Premier, has purchased a craek yacht in Melbourne. Wheat is quiet at 4s. Od. to 4s. 10d.; bran is sold at 1s. dd.
SHIPPING IN PORT. SHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 4 May 1876
SHIPPING IN PORT. Sures. Corona, 1199, Strachna. R1. B. Wallace, agent,; loading at No. 2 crane Now Lambtou - -conl Commonwealtl, 13b5, Cooper. Bhlgle, White, and Co., agents ; loading at No. 4 Crane, Wallsend. for Sal, Francisco Conflict, 1871, Hardy. Bingle, White & Co., agents; to load, Messrs. Brown's coal, for San Francisco Firth of Clyde, 824. C. F. Stokes and Co., agents ; cargo wharf discharging Ellen Goudey, 914, Perry, R.B. Wallace, agoent ; Horocsoo, to sail for San Francisco Invorernc, 741, Foreman. Bingle, White, anld Co. agents 3litredale, 12930, Brown. R.. ,, Wallace, agent ; to load Greta Moonta, 627, Pearce. G. Hewison, agent Port Waratah, discharging . Salisbury, 1095. Case.. 1R.B. Wallace, agent; strealo Savenis Skellettea (Swedish), 768, Nylen. Bingle, White, and Co., agents Sir Lancelot, 886, Hepburn. J. and A. Brown, ogenti; Horseshoe, to sail for Hong konig. Silver Eagle 987, Bchahrd. J. Reid, agent to load New Lamhton, for Shanghai Warwick, 1005 lizar...
MELBOURNE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 4 May 1876
MELOURNINE. Monday. Mr. Todd has received a telegram to the effect that the Government Resident in the Northern Territory has sent two steamers to pick up the broken cable. Should the Ban joewangio side of the cable be grappled, it is proposed to run a steam launch from Port Darwin till further assistance arrives. News has been received by the mail an. nouncing tile death of Mr. C. E. Horsley, -a well known musician, at Now York. It is reported that a defence fund of £2000 has been raised by Chinamen interested in lotteries throughount thes coloy to obtain the deeision of the Sispremo Court, if convictions be secured in the Police Court. The Deniliquin and Moama railway line will, it is expected, be completed at the end of June. A quantity of goods belonging to Messrs. Sander, Lazarus, and Co. were closely ex. amined to-day, at the Hobson Bay railway station, which caused omuch annoyance to the firm. Stevensons' packages by the mail were also subjected to a keen exanmination. The Go...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 4 May 1876
MEDICAL. R. F. W. RtEAY, AB A Medical Botanist Of upwards of twenty years' standing, Respectfully infonrms the residents of Newcastle Wallsend, and Hunter River District generally that he is practising his profession with that MARKED SUCCESS VhMch has made his name so popular on the Gold.fields and in the Coal-mining districts of New South Wales. The superiority of the system of Herbal Trcatment ever all others is nows acknowledged by the lead ing members of the Medical Faculty all over th world; and the cry is-Our Medicines are "Purely Vcgetable I" Professor HeuxLr lhas demonstrated in his work, "Protoplasm,'' that mineral substances calnot be administered with benefit, and that only after Nature has transmuted them into plunts are they good for either Food or Medi ine. Experience taught Herbalists this great truth long before the learned Professor dis covered it for himself, and nonehavo had clearer and more conclusive evidence of their elfficienoy than FRANCIS W. REAY.' In his ha...
BRISBANE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 4 May 1876
DRISBANE. Monday. Wardet Hill, Byerstown, on the 27th M?arhb, writes to the Secretary for Mines to the effect that he started for the now rush on the 17th, and arrived on the 10th. He stayed two days visiting the field. Tihe alluvial diggings are no good. There were no largdfinds, and very low making tucker. The rush must be stopped, if possible, or starva tion and other serious results will ensue. Thie roofs are really good. Tlirty protection areas have been laid off for the reward, equal to thir teen ordinary claims. He is confident the fieold will be a largo roofing one. Every eyer tion should be used to stop the rush. The warden passed, when returning, 200 men on theI road to the Hodgkinson. The Inspector of Police at Cooktown writes to the Commissioner of 'olice and states that hundreds are returning from the rush, and applying for free passages southwardls. Tile Commissioner put a lot of men to work on the roads andt otlherwiseo. The Blackbird (a.) wan rushed, and a rowdy crow...