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CAVE ADULLAM. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
CAVE ADULLAM. PTE most eager clairaent for something in the sensational line might Ilvo found ample material for his proclivity, if the finger of Destiny had poieted his pathway along the Queen's whalrf during the un loading of the Firth of Clyde yesterday afternoon. It may be considered indica tive of a striking feature in the quick dis patch lof a vessel to be able to state that so many balesof hay were discharged in a bertain time, irrespective of consequences. My want of conunercial expeiienc pro vents enfromn being able to adjudicate as to the comparative value of hunmn life with the rapid. unloading of a vessel, but when I see a bale of hay hauled out of tlthe hold as high as thie mainitop, imd then allowed to find its way to the lwharf by the more force of gravitatioti I can only gaze and admire. At the same: time I feel it mys duty to point out to Messrs. Lewis Scott, Walter Cooper, Mlr-my, Octavius Jinks, the poet Banks and other authors of acknowledged colonial celebrity t...
The Brough Smyth Enquiry. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
S'A'lie lBroglh'SnIytli EHiquilry. TaIE following report of the board 'ap pointed ,to enquire into the charge pre ferred against Mr. I. Brough Smyth -was forwarded to the Minister of Mines on Friday : "119 Collins-street, Melbourne, 28th April. 1870. Dear Sir,-I send herewith he report of the board in re charges against Mr. R. Brough Smyth. The schedulo referred to in the report will take some little time to prepare, but tlhe sec retary will probably have it ready by. liohday. I am, my dear sir, yours very trulr, JAEns SsRVICE. Hen. W. M'Lel an."- . -,., . . , "Report of the Bodard' appointed to en qiiro into thie truth of certain charges bought against R.rouough'Smyth, Esq. (Secretary for Minis), .and also into the general managemenit of the :'Mining Do prtiiient.-Thl o charges preferred against nMr. Smyth are of two kinds-1. Those of a general character which are contained in the petitition senit tothe Hon.tlieMinister of~R Mines on 1st February last. 2. Those of' i particular 'ch...
Arrival of the Californian Mail. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
Arrival of tla Calitornian I?ail. The S. S. City of California arrived to-day with the Californian ninil. All aplpalling accident occurred at Shenan donh. Fifteen pcoons were killed. An attenmpt wa made to chloroform an entiro car-fiull of passengers, on an American line of railway. Theiore have been great floods and loss oflifo in Massachusetts. Tolegrams fromaSt. Potolsburg confirm the report of tho abdieotion of the Czear. A moso terriblpaccident h s,occurred in in France. Thiry persons were killed.
WARATAH POLICE COURT. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3RD, 1876. SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
iVAltATAH POLICE CUU1iT; SWENDGSSDAY, 1MAY 3nD, 1870. SMALL DEBTS COURT, Defore A. 'A.P; Tigho and W. totisqn, Esq., J.P's. -ROIIEICa CMPHFIELF V WEI. WAOIDELL...., dinim £43 9s. Bilnncao f"acdcuiit diao in Fobrm\r', 1875'; ......' . . .- • Settled qiit'of Cqirt,:. , . ::.. :. !.? , !.: OlIN JOINSO V,.RQBEIRT ELtWOOD. Clinm £6 14s,:10)d,dfor balance, ofiaccount dQo oil oraobaut tho 2nd, August, 1876. : -,.r Dofencla did not appear. ' . ..' Verdict for plaintiff, fbrh amounit, and , costs, .Total £ 10, l'OsT 'ds , ..l , . "-*AJitrv JASIES V .JOIIN ENMAI .Y. SClaim £2 le.' 8d.. balanice :of accounit due' 8 t l' 'e' i sr u h l y , 1 8 7 0 ; ' "; " ' : ^ ; , '; " * .* ; , " No aplinminc of dofendiht.'?! ',' . Verdict was theroforo given to plaiqtiff for full amocutt and costs 3a. ttalo'l .?2.4sd;..' lnim £9 l s4,- 104, bala.o :6f account duo Safitjiaber 1Ldtls 1876. . . , cottldo'toutofceet: r'';: : I..; W'IiLIAM CUNNINIIHAM V. JOB PATRIDOO . SClaim Os. 10d. balance of adcouut fosr good...
LATEST TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Thursday, Received 8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
LATES?T ELEGRAMS. (From our ŽUdneU Correspondent.) SY'DNEY. Thursday, Received 8 p.m. Sum WIIIAM MANSmo u was sworn in oas Judgo of tho Supromo Court, thils day. At tho Centrad Polico Court, this morning, George E. Clnrko, a young nmn, well-known n Newesatlo, was brought up on two charges of obtaining money and goods tmnder falso protences. THe was remanded for a veek, the police mhaving otlher charges against him. The libel l ase, Ravies against Stockthlp Ihas boon withdrm?n. The Stoclwhiri lusa nlode full atliologu~sd pnays £2b.
THE NEW ROMAN CATHOLIC PRESBYTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
Tne NEW ROMAN OCATHOLIC Pnesny TERY·.-ThIe New Plresbytery in connection with thle Rlomal Catholic Chapel at Singleton is beginning to approach a more tangible form, and the contractors anticipate that in about Iwo months hence the entire structuro will be complete, and fit for untering. Although at. Ial times it is diticolt to judge of an edifice whilst in a skheloton state, we may fairly pro. dict that thllis building will be a credit to tie constructors when finished; already the whole of the brickwlork is up, leaving only the rooling and ornomentation to be added. We have beeon favonred with an inspection of the plans, which aue now in the Ihanlds of the contractors (Messrs. Southon and Ellis) and from them gain the following particulars:- The length of the house is forty feet with a brcadth of thirty-six feet by twenty-four, fac ing and in a parallel vwith the parson ago of All Saints', Cihurch of Eugland, and surrounded on all sides by an extensive gar den. It will contain eig...
Lambton Miners' Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
LEambton Millers' Meeting, TlHE usual monthly smeeting of the shove miners was held in tIle Druid's Hall, Lmnnbton, on Wednesday evening last, Mr. A. Shleddon ill tll chair. Thle minutes of. the last meecting were read au'd 'coilirnmed TiIe LAMIITON BRASS SA.YID. At the last meeting a letter, was read from the leambton band, asking the Lamb ton miners, asking the Lambton miners to becomoe ncnual slbscribers to the band. It was thought advisable to appoint a deputation to wait upon tile niembers of tihe band, to make enquiries as to their dircumstancecs. Thie Clairman now called upon tile deputation to make their report. MIr. J. M1ooWILVeats said he was one of the parties who hla waited upon the band and he could say that they hlad received the following information with reopect to the band. They were slightly. indebted on account of buying a dlrum. ' Soverld of the instrumoents belonged to thle nembers but there were several instruments be longing to the public, which were not at pr...
THE HAUNTED HOUSE, OR THE SHADOW AT RIVER HALL. CHAPTER VIII (CONTINUED). [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
THE HAUNTED HOUSE:' oR TIlE SHkDQW AT RIVER HALL. hr Mao.s J. H. RWDHLL, AirrsOa Oe A LIEres AsizE, OEonene Gsal, eo. : : OhaPTER VIII (Co seIsUD). * PunrosuLY I had left my return till rather late. 'I had gone to one of the theatres; cud had remained until a third through. the principal piece. Then . cailed ut a supper room, had half a dozen oysters and some stout; after which, like a giant refreshed, I wended sy way westward. Utterly false would it be for me to say 1 liked the idea of entering the Flaunted House; but still, I meant to do it and 1 did. Io law books for me that night; no seductive fire: no shining lights all over the house. Like a householder of twenty years' standing, I struck a matcel and turned the gas on to a single hall lamp. I did not trouble myself even about shutting the doors opening into the hall; I only strewed flour copiously over tle niarhble paveineit and on the first flight of stairs, and then, by the servant's passages, ezept into the upper story, an...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 5 May 1876
WANTEDS. W ANT-.D; TWO TULINOVERI S to the , JOB'PRINTING BUSINESS. Apply to the Office of this Paper. E T1ANTED, 3O0YS toSELL PAPERS.. Ap V. , ply to;thia' Office. 'IANTED.-'-o Rent t ROUSE, some where in the City, Apply at the Oflice of this Ieaper. IlTANTI:ED 'good GENERAL SERVANT. W' Apply at the Great Britain Hotel, Drner Market and Scott-strCete, Newcastle. 414 TENDERS T ENDERS will be teceived: up to lMayv lb 18th, for BUILDING a NeINE-ROOMlED HOUSE at South Waratoh. Planos and speciefications mvay be seen at the esidenee of the Undersigned; and all inltormt. io gireon. FRANOIS HI1NDMARSII, Lambton. o O STONEMASON S. TENDERR are ii?eied for the builing of Stone Fouodatlon ot TWO HOUSES in Churcht. stroeet ; also, ONE in Perkidn-street. Pians and Specifoation to he seen with Mr. t CROPLELY, Architect, Watt-streot. Open to the 12th inatnnt. 453 A~A~LSI?ND BOROUGH COUNOIL. TENDIRS for Three Thousand Pounds (£8000) ,DEBENTURES will ie received by the above Council until tie o10th...
ARBITRATION IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
A?tBIT?ATION IN THE NOIRTH. OF ENGLAND. The annual meeting of the Arbitra tion Board connected with the iron trade of the North of England was hold oni MIonday at 1)arlington. The expeniidi ture for the year had been £1660; nearly £400 moro than the receipts. It was decided to rhiso the rate of subsoription. The works connected with the board number 35, and workmen about 12,000. 'Tho great body of the workmen had continued. loyal to the principles of arbitration.
MINERS' MEETING AT ABERDARE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
MINERS' MEETING AT ABERDA?RE. Oua correspondent writing from Aber dare on Wednesday, says.:-To-day the council of the MIonmouthshire and South Wales branch of the National Union Miners met at the Bute Arms, Aber dare. There were present Mr. lienrv Mitobard (Blackwood), president, MIr. W. Abraham (Loughor), Mlr. George Collee (Rhondda), Mr. Phillip Jones (Abertillery), Mr. Isaac Connick (Methyr), Mr. J. Windsor (Neath), and Ir. Samuel Davies (Abcrdaro Valley), secretary. During thle day the follow ing business was transacted in the shape of the appended regulations : 1. That this Council cannot accept the men of Pontppool as a district, but request them to join any other district that they think best. 2. That there bhe a circular drawn up making an application for 6d per man to all districts, to defray.the expenses of the conciliation board. That the circular now drawn up be approved of. 3. That there be 500 circulars printed in W?elsh, and a like numberin English, and that Messrt. M...
PROPOSED REDUCTION OF ENGINE MINDERS' WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
PROPOSED REDUCTION OF ENGINE. 1lINDERS' VWAGES. Our Mlountaiu Ash correspondent, writing on Wednesday, says:-" It is reported that the cngine-minders of the Ahberdare and Rhondda Valleys have received an intimation that their wages are about to undergo a curtailment of 18 per cent. It is also reported that on this becoming known to the men they hastened to hold meetings in the respective valleys to consider the course they lshould adopt, and it is further stated that the agent of the Engineers' Association, MIr. Shankland, of Meoun tain Ash, has been authorised to write to Mr. Dalziel, with the view of the masters allowing a day to be named to receive a deputation of the men to dis ouss the matter.
NEW LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
NEW LAIlBTON. THE PIT has worked two and a half days this week. ' dONLY A PAUPEn-A few issuces ago I noticedl the death of a man known as "Blind Sam," and I am nbw sorry to have to say somothing about his faeraln which does net speak very well for humanity.. Having no.moans an order wos given by the ropre senttativeof the Government in Neocastlo for the sum of £3 to defray the exponso of the oners... Mr. . ..Tlsoma, ol Lambon. nni dertooko dolthoi job, and made a eub.tant.ol' con.in. fcho day of the lunor lie ecould aeraely:prouro sauffcient assistance to con voy the corpse from the miserable shovel in which it was lying to his cart at the door: A ifemale eihisboar and threb children formed tho funeral prcosion, which ninched beo hind the cart to taio burying gbround at Wells-. end. On arriving tlhere Mr. Thomas wee in a dilemma, having no assisitanca to carcT the coffin into tho cemoetery until Mr. E. Brown c0,n0 along with lhis 'bus. "Lr. Brown and Ilis passengers alightcd, and as...
MEETING AT DOWLAIS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
MEETING AT DOWTLAIS. On Saturday evening a meeting of olliers was held at the Carmarthorn Arms. The gathering had beeoon con cvened by the D)owlnis colliers, and the room was crowled. Mr. lasno Connick, miners' agent, addressed the meeting lengthily in Welsh and English, on the claims which unionism had upon all present. Two of the colliers from tlle body of the meeting also spoke, explaining their strong disapprobation of one of their representatives, in taking part in the revision of the written proceedings of the South Wales Conciliation Board. Resolutions disapproving of this course and also of the printing of the proceed ings were moved and seconded, but on the suggestion of Mr. Connick, were withdrawn until they had been con sidered by a delegate meeting. A resolution calling upon the Dow lais colliers to join the Union was carried, and thus concluded the pro ceedings.
LAMBTON. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
lUAMBI TOM. "' .IHI AUSTRALASIA.OOAL COMIIP For some. time .past great dioatisfaction has pre'onilfd sehongsY t the locnl 's]mrololfldre'of the above Conmpany',a t the, dolaypyhiehchase been ccasiotied by- tio progreso bfthoeidtL ay,' and the drevelolement of the mino geonorally. Ths same feeling of dissatisfaction seeoes to hbvs tahen' hold of'tlo'slinritlhlrro. iff-?Iolt bourne, as the following :rcifiiisition, which was'niomerousle sigetd and' ~reherited' et 'the Couspiny's offsic :in. MIolbounao, l- fdowt days ago;,.will show:-- , T 'lroe CtrUcwratao Inanto Tcib ros int iers " ...a.. a e?o.erlA C?o A st, o (Lz IrT111) t'0'?s'ol. seltz -W? o the eIoicthtI.Letl~ htiel. 'hsahIere hp, the abhv-o.Cotentloy holzohte icsiee trftlltiiysiit you t, toltve'l a 'litmo eieostT l'o e Ie til5 o i sf of'lt Comptet', for:e the plu5eitoe of.hthk-,httlio Ifoltowins oeattees eoto eoetiiemrutton, enetlldistehq doolehiaon of,. thle ShaoerohohB Ra 'Iliercdti: ':", . .. ...• '"'' '.' 1 [ lst:--iTo tsee...
ANTHRACITE COAL DISTRICT.—DELEGATE MEETING AT CROSS INN. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
ANTHIIRACITE COAL DISTItCT.--DELE GATE BEETING AT COOSS INN. A general delegate meeting was held at the Telegraph Inn, Cross Inn, on &aturday last. Mr. W. Abraham pre sided. In opening the meeting Mr. Abraham remarked that he was very sorry to see such a state of things as at present exists. To him, as a member of the conciliation board, and the other representatives of the men, matters were extremely painful. On the one hand he had to contend with the un satisfactory position of the men, and letters came from all quarters with no end of questions, and all of them ex peoted an answer by return of post. On the other hand, in the anthracita dis. triet,'the employers were ektremely die satisfied with the result of their labours on tie.board Hoe knew.that wliat ap peared in the letter from Mr. Perkis, manager of Hendreforgan Colliery, in that. day's Western llail, was nothing butanu indication of what turned in the minds of the majority of the employers in the district. What he ...
WALLSEND. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
VA1LSENJD. Irhami T o Race to hanvdio oan o0 1i ~irday ovoniug, batwccn Thomas and Dovon,, of P'lattslibrg, for ;L£0 siidl,' h 'hdbnplo pot poond o acounmt of th'o lM' stati f?llo ground. HiwlgriTND, W1T~ao'N is the gro?at sujoact of gosiip lihro at tie corer of, the streots, on the logs, and indecd in ovary 'ilijcoi w ho reo spo rt ig , m an congraga ?. .. h fato , of a nation could ,hardl, Ij?9"t mom aiiita?Ost" :iut.s~a ? e ircloo ihanl thiso apniii'bata\,ini'thdso ' , crack pads. ,.'" : J'lhe Pits are both workiing well this:, weeok; Walloand has :only .last half`: a shift. Tliic'Oo.operative has worked fulltimo.. ; "Fever. is .:ory: lprovaleOt hore.o . .jat., nowy, amongst children: A fw, deathi! ha. ocatirred, anid tlhro aroi quito a. naumnlrlaid al up with the diseaseo: ', : i .. ; ,,. :
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
LEGAL. RI. GEORGE WVALLACE SoLIlrIos, LoONvaraNCaR. 6,. Biua?cu Osmu--WVALLSEND. Mr. T. ALNWlIOt -vill receive instrue onsand LMr. \YALL-Aoa will attendl per nally U 9a TIrIAnYr. B. L EV T EN, Sc?LICrrottI ,CONVEYAOER, "C., lICI-.STRlEET WEST MIAITLAND.' 38 R. J A M E , SoLC.OR, Newco"tN?s-T., ",woAsTlt, ill from this date, to iheilitato taking in n (ations and retainers in tlh 'W`ARATAH POLICE COURT, ~fltentd at HAIRRIS' HOTEL. Wallsend, every nTUESDAY, betwcn the inourof l12 o'clock at annad rnopm anld at DAWVSON'S :HOiT every \,I)NESDAY IIOIINING, fimtir half-past Eighto cloek till thie opening of thie contrt. b:2nowteoan-stret. Newcastle, V. 1. I. MULLEN and Ma \WILLIAM ?L . IIENIiY BAKER rvs nPEED oFFIoES aS Attornoys, Solicitors, and Froctors, at the LL O. COMMER(CE, SCOTT-STREET NE \WCASTLE. Opposito tit ltailwny Station. ?Mr. W. H. Bt-r.aR till be in attend. Sfrom 9 t.m. till 5 p.t. naeh day. MIULLEN & BAKER. R S. NICI OLSON, NEWCASTLE, SolaorTron, CONVEYANCER O0. 87...
CITY & DISTRICT. NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
CITY &_DI) 2It NEW4JASTLE. EWa38TtEg Fiae BIOADIe.-A do layJshits bojt oceasiioed.in the new hto for the Fire Brigade reaehutg Newcastle by-the coltmitteo having found it tiecessary to e?re new.ciuplings put into it. Mr. Chapman, Chiirman of theoFire Brigadeo Committoo, how~oever, received a commanication yesterday, stinting that it .would -be forwiinled in a few days. Theo Committee will notify shortly by advertiseoment tihe dispensation of the engine honse keys. One Itns heen left with Sub-In spector Thorpe, anotlher with Mr. G. Mitchell, while Mr. Webb, foreman of the Fire Brigadeo retains the third. L'Amonu lrornI.-tsT, Three persons were brought up at the P'olico Court yoster. day, to answer clturges of furios ridingin Hunter-street..: ~ifr. iShwiw, tho...iresidi g magistttce, inflicted it penatlty of 40s. a.. elcit enase, and it is to be ]iopecd the cmatter will affordl -a "wwarning- to- those -who.- in--. dulgo in the highllyv reprehelnsible pnractic.oEe o riding at i...