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The Iron and Coal Trades REDUCTION OF COAL RATES IN THE FOREST OF DEAN. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
The Iron and Coal Trades. (From the O'eekly M.ail, February 5.) BIIEDUCTION OF COAL RATES IN TILE FORlEST OF DEAN. ON Monday afternoon a special meeting of Forest col'icry proprietors was held in the Town Hl:hl, Clndcrfbrd, wmhn repro. sentatives of the menl, headed by Mr. Mountjoy, miners' agent, and Mr. G. F Goooh, tle miners' chairman, were pre sent. Mr. Gould pointed out that the coal trade ha:d becomne depressed, and it was desirable to redac the price Is. per ton, in which case, wages would have to ' e lowered five per cent. This case, he said, was forced upon the Forest masters, unless they were prepared to sacrifice their trade. It was deidod to reduce coals So. per ton, and wages nccordingly. The leaders of the molle asked for time to lay the matter before the collieries, some of whom iverenodt represented, and to this the -masters offered no objeotion.
LAMBTON ATHLETIC CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
diXhnroN ATiisiec' CLiJIi5- b t. lug of the imenber:of tlie abovo Clifwl Wai hold at Gordon's Hotel on Tlmradijy, oyening, when it'was decidod td. hold the Annual Sports, witlioit :fail, o~ Saturdlay, JTihub Sidl. This cdourse hIa been ado! ted on account of tle Mliers' Ohildial Pie.nie boisl held oh the day providusly appointed. Thel prizb fir the All comers Ieico isra li; 'lud the litinore PBaee1lOl, without incronasig thlie emtranido"uo. Tliby have also added two more oevents ti :tho pro grammd ivliwli e l olfo ndinaielitlrecolumnmis Eytraneos for the two prinoipal ovefnt w?ill be received by the 8soetisry, the p!?iepites of Lambtqne, at lre foN weOnle 3liotren eq JIraldl ollico, ut?et ths 1fltiheetorlt.!. IoIntending sosce potitorseileould, ,theyefore, senld cci thour. ponies os earlyooa .possible, as g g?nd day'? sportidteiy.n Ml U oslpAI, ihnvi?iaMENs:-s Olei ' sif the most ecesset a' pieeesd of worvrk:iiipaedd 'liy the Newcastle Conlcil for some considerable thmo is;tth tdald...
NOTES AND EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
NOTES AND EVENTS S(enoa owi ewW eSeerown co evsrNDENT .) lhl. SInvNas was unfortunate to-nig]ht again :with hlis'iill to increase til repro sentation of Nortlhumlberland When Ithe order of the day for the third reading wyas called; Mr. Bawden rose and moved that the bill be read a third tine. ' The House inunedistely Went to i division, :and negatived the motion b; de, tlhe numbers being--ayes 192, noes 13. It wasojust a chance thie bill was deofeated, .because Mr. Robertson and Mr. Long-who of coursa voted wvith the noces--oiteired tihe House thie mooment;before tlhe doors closeud after th'e division lill ruing. The fate of"the bill:was then scaled, but Mr. Driver endeavoured to'give it another chance in Slarger Housoe. Immediately the third: ?lrding was negatived, Mr. Garrett moved that the order of the day be discharged from tihle )paperI omid Mr. Driver moved, Ias an aiiendment, that the third reading of the bill stand an ' order of the day for t:hle follominig day. Mr. Robertso...
NEW ZEALAND. Wellington, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
NEW ZEALAND. , . : '.'Wellington, Thursday. The tenudor. of theb Bank of New Zeahland boeing the oily tender lfor the Government aeo count accepted;. strong protests have been mada by the inspectors. of the Banliof Aus tralansia and the National- DBank, whoh leo also sent to the Government fresh conditions ot tender;- --.-- .. ........ The Agiit?tOorhl reports tmhat no more omigrants will be sent from the Continent. .. Arrived.--ltehouben, from Newcestle. Sailld.--llobin IHIood, for Ncciwatlo.
ADELAIDE. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
. . AD IDI,. . :asubscriptioni obf £100 has been received byi th mailfrom Miss Da Costa i': the 'allois' Hloma; Tliolnas Clark, a b~lhohili ith "ieod from thI eTrcts of nioriphia'injected into his leg; . never recovered coiesciousness. :;The Honi e Glyde is appointed B'elian Consul. e- ' A committeo of the Bliund intid Deaf and Dinnb Asyliun propose orecting a building t' Brighton, costinug £5000. Wheat is quiet, without change.
SAN FRANCISCO. ARRIVALS. February 24. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
'.SAN FRANCISCO. ARRIVALS. February 24. Marnaion, from onecastlio, 102 doy February 26. City of Sydney (e.), from-New York, 67 dJays ,in Panama and Way Ports; West Biding. from ynwcnstlo, 99 days. City of San Francisco It.), arrived in cbydney. on Thursday from San Francisco, reports tlat on April 14, John Fiji steerage passenger from Honolulu to Kanduvu died, antd swas buried at can. * ThI new schooner, Summer Rose, built at Port Stephens bry Mr. !'onsldeon for Messrs Martin and Clark, of Syvlney, has srrirea in Sydney. Sht measures 82 feet on the keel, 20 feet beam, 67 ft. B in. depth of hold nnd 9o ft. overhaul, and in to carry 130 tons on a draught o'7ft. oin. The N wcastlo Steamship Company's tenn e. Kembla is now lying at No. 1 Uullock island jostv, wheore ehe will remai>n wai ing a t rn on tlhepatent slip, Stockton. She is not makig any water at present. and It is surmised .tia her damage is in no way great . . . 'hoe barques Blenheim and Liidy iTrnerosre each towed to sea...
MELBOURNE. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
MEL]3OURNE. : . .:-'· : : : ' Thursday. ''' Sir James MDCullocl has !intimrtsed. his williugness to consider any pioposition to dis-: 'cdntiunue the collention of customs' duties on the Mnurrsy,r ,; ,-; , Mhr. Brougli Smyth is to bh relieved from service as Secretary foi,'Mineos. ". An'American whaler hos rescued s: gsng of ten prisonors from Western Austmlia. (VTle Colonial Governoment steamor Georgctto, esuelly employed' in ror-i'ing the mails to King Georgo's Sound, wao aimed and dis patched after the vessel, and fell in with hoie. T'ho cptain of the wehlor threateured to resist any, attempt to loard hlis siip, i's the Georgetto was not commissionhil as 'a ship of war, ind tie Georgette returned. to . port ,witout. achievirig tlie objec of the o?ljcedition. The anbgdloro, in consequence of the Georgotto being thus employed, lemo away withloutthe uVest.Asstmrlian mails. ... Sto.ienson and sCd.' 'actibo 'agsist the Oustoms authorities is discontiiinuclis boler to dnablo the firm to...
COMMERCIAL. Herald and Advocate Office. FRIDAY, May 4, 1876. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
:COMMERCIAL. HleraEld ad .Advocat0e Ofice. FiDY,, Mny' 4, 1876; "'hle following is tho Customs retury ot duties received froi the llt to tho 5th iint.':' ' HIarbour ana Light Rates,...... £ 63 3 4 Dtnies .. .... . ;. '86b 13 10 Piloti.e ....................... , 4 14 3 0 l": ii ' " .......111 152 .BusinesR daring the week lihas not been par tieularly brisk. Thei Firth'of Oly?i', from "Add laidle,'lhas arrived wilths gnerall.cargo, eontist: ing of hlay, polrard, lchat; andbroadstuffl, aoid is now 0 i0sctlrginig '" rtc'tiv lof the li'irtl'i f Clydo has had the effect of keeping the market oulpied. The Olctoroon fanded a. pliendid cargo' of fichinonld IRiver pilno thris iv'eek, wie,.: nis solif at public ouetion Jv M?r, W. iK. Lockhead on Thur.day, nid fetched remarkably good prices. Thie demaned for eleon good timnber is evidently 'n, the increane. Honses are being' diredted 'in every direction, iand good condignments.lef material would meet with raphid sale. We can quote flonr ot--Ad...
BRISBANE. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
* RIISBiANE. j~m..~~uien n'~ ~ Thuroday. , [r. Warden IHill's fi~t report of the rush to I lodgklnson RIiver, or 3Iolltt nMullign, hbs' nllt been received; hloe states that thoalluvial Is not Iayallle except in la few outside gullies. A- largo numubr of olab diggi~ signed tl doca - mentit sttilg thalt tlhey are niot ialking tcllker; theyl colisuilred th alllhviol a complata duifficr. It ia soid tlhat of tile thirty-oeven reef piotLe tioe areas described sevend oare axeclingly rich, plahily. showing gold through solid quiiote.,itt and e oaeontldent of opnLing op a very0 oxsleairo rolting dilotic," thle itliolb country° for miles beloing one m ss of 'uriferous qult ,· but cannot bo oltaiideby min011 without The Government hvo ihstructed thie Polico Magistlite at Cooktouwli to' give employment to the destituto diggers, on the roads and pulb lic works,'forrations only; also, to send a few blclk to T'ownsvillo. A lpayblo r?ef Ies beeon struck noear Loy bourno, at ai depth of 120feft " Ar...
Coal Return. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
SI oal Rctu~n. THE bmt.putH. efco from, te port0f7 New; ,coetld for the weak axding May 5tkhamounted to043i383 toa '"Tha iollwing itaabpy of'ttli ofmlcial rdaurns. 1. Poto alB C:&'i ..; . 3; .9... 91 Aue,:::: a... aae aa axe. i,3, Rlahealod .nme..... I '.. ?o? ?.?'?!~~:i::::::?::t:::: I?i 70.Zeio. 491.......: ... ~::. On Lyattlton .... at o Oaeraah~cilco.27 a H~obart Town. a ...121 Meajiln. Toaainlo.......1. I.1...,...,1 . tcmie;. a .... I ll i.....a 111 Caoke--e lt-fr?m Co-apenuttva Colliery.
MINERS' NATIONAL UNION. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
MINERS' NATIONAL UNION. Mlr. Alexander Blanedonald, M P., president of the .union, has issued an address to the various minining districts throilghout theo country,; pointing out the need, as it appears to, him, of an organ that will express clearly the viers held on trade questions by the great bulk of Ihe miners of the king dom, and at the' sme time combat fearlessly, yet respectfully, any of tile misrepresentations mado by the organs of the capitalists. He proposes thait £S,000 bhe raised in shares of 5s. each, and offers. to take one thousand abhares himself.
SHIPPING. PORT OF NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS.—MAY 5. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
SHIPPING. SPORT OF NTEWOASTLE. ARRIVALS.-MiT 5. Rio Looge, brig 241 mi es, furom Brisbalne 2~th ult. J. and A. Brown, agents Coa Twls.-llMay 5. Iaitlandl (.). Hluater (s), and Queensland (e.), from SydneyDEP AT E ?- DEPAR~TURtES. '":: Easby (s ), for Wellingten via Sydney Sir Lancelot, ship, for Hougkong Clara Iargrave, beque, for ,[elbourne Ladv Turner, blarque, for Singapore hru'ia Ysasi, barquo, for Manilla Nunpureil, breqou, for Lyttleton Ludv Lrankln, b rque, foar Auckland iola (), for elbue ?"-e 'bur:ne Blenhim, burqa', foraSr aiFrnoeec?' -.· Odalisi, achoener, for Adelaide. ..CoasTWHin.-1ay 4. Starof Peace, Cor Lhake"Macquario; Colleen Bhwn, Induetry, Scotia, ReCbeca, Alert, Collaroy (s), hluter (a.), and blorpeth (a.) for Sydney.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
SHIPPING. ?WCASTLE SS..CO. LIMITED. NOTICE. THl S.'5i HUN fER will leave the Steamers' Wharf, Newcastle, on SATURDAY, thie 6th innsina et 11 p.m.- . - nsINEGLE -1RE for the Double Journey. 461. EWOASTLE STEAMSHIP .COMPANY. IN (LMrrb.)l : -Sy:dney Exlsibiton!o The S. S. KE3IBLA will run at SINGLE ARES:FOR' TIE DOUBLE JOURNEYI UNTIL FRIDAY, 12Tn MAY, INcLUs lvE. SALOON............... 1293 d. - STEERAGE..... ........ 7sod. Leraving SydneyEvery Night at 11.30o pm. (Saturday and Sanday excepted). Leanving NeCeatle Every Morning at 10 n.m (Sunday and Monday excepted). -. , D, PORTUS, . . Manager. O~ice--Hunter-street, ' Noleweastle, 10th April, 1876. 193 PATENT : SLIP, NEWCASTLE. neuPS of the. Lrgest COlass taken up for REPAIRS, RE-CLASSING, SURVEY, o. Iron Ships eleened. Shipwrights' and Smiths ark performod. Spla and all other iship's materials in stock. An Fziperieneced Diver, with diving appa '.1tu ,on hand. S.T. O'SULLIVAN & CO., Proprietors. PUBLIC NOTICES. pROTESTANT }IALL,...
SHIPPING IN PORT. SHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
SHIPPIXG IN POHT. '.''* ' ' SHtIPs. • ' "' * * " Corona, 1199, Sirachan. I. B. Wallace, agent.; loading at Fo. 2 orano Now lambton 'omnmonwenltb, .1345, Cooper. Bingle, Wtite, andl :Uo.,-..aents; HrLooeo to ato tlor Sun'an eristo .:. C silil, •1871, llrdy. -Bingle, White & Co., anrllts; to lead, Mesars.. Brown's coal, for San l'irtl ol Cilyde, 8'24 C. I. Stokes and co, agents; cargo oharf dilharging,; i to louu \\ olbead. liolem ioudey, 914, Perry. WB.B Vallace, agent r Ilorneshoo, to sail lor Sain Francisco Iteircrav,,r,4, 7 aoreman. Bianlo.,l W'hite, and &lt;io. antS ;to lod Il.esosrsa. Brulwn's coal. * Mitredule, 113'J, Brown. R,. B. .\allaco, n'oat ; to lo-l Ureta . . . - Mlonli, 627, L'earce. G. Hewison, agent; Fort Wnrnata, lischarging : to load i;nllsend .SaliburJ, 1095. Ce. 1.t. .Wiallace, agenit; stream , : , /. , . - Sarvenas (Swediih), 76S, Nyln. Bingle, Whlite, a,d-Co., ngentit ; to load onvil Creok Silver Eagle. 987, Bmehrd. 'J. Reid, agent' to load Now ...
CUSTOM HOUSE CLEARANCES. May 5. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
CUSTOM 0 HOUS0 GLEARANCES. May 5. Celaos, French barque, Oillet ; for San Fran eleco; U. F.Stokes and Co, geonts. Cargo, 780 taos coal• Molodur, ba?rqie, Lloyd; for Melbourne; R. B. \Vallice; agent Cr,,o, 519 tons coal Comonlovolth; chip, oopr; for SanFran cisco: ilingle white, and', o ngen s Cargo, 10.19 tonsoco?t'...-.. 1 vidvh;"In?rq, or.ons;: for Melbourne; VW. Ki. Lookhoad agnt Cargo, 500 tons coal ..
CARDIFF [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
'CAlDIFFL Though the quantity of coal cleared for foreign ports is more than it was for the last week, it cannot be said that business is any better. Everything is without animatirn, ant the little thatis done is accomplished with difficulty, and without satisfaction, because of its un proflitableess. Coals ore cheap, col lieries are working short time, and freights are low and scsrce, so that good emrployment for shippingcan hardly be sound. PIitwood remains at last week's prices, the quantity that has been landed having been fully equal to the demand. Tho import trade has been no better than the exports. Dullness pervades the conm mercial atmosphere, not only here, but throughout the district, and no hopes of better days seem to be entertained, though doubtless they will come again.
MR. MACDONALD AND LORD ABERDARE. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
MR. MAODONALD AND LORD AB3ERDARE. On Thursday, Mr. Alex. McDonald, M.P., addressing, in Glasgow, at a miners' meeooting, said that Lord Aber dare was afraid of the miners driving trade from the country. He (Mr. McDonald) maintained that whoever drove trade from the country it was not the working men. It was such wealthy coal owners as his lordship, who ex. tracted high rates from their mines. In France and Belgium the royalties were small, and id America nominal. The Scotoh miners were in a worse position then English miners, the former work ing for lower wages. Mr. He 'nald adiocated the disuse of:por¢dcr in lire damp mines.
Romantic Divorce Case. [Newspaper Article] — Newcastle Morning Herald & Miners' Advocate — 6 May 1876
onlliantic. Divorce Case. Smi James Hannen commenced, on the 1st March, in the Divorce Division of tho' High Court of Justice, the hearing of a petition by Mr Hubert 'Smith (author of " Tent Life in Norway") who asked for a divorce from his wife who, it, will be remembered, was the heroine of his book, and also for dam ages against tile co.respondent, Mr. Groome. From the opening statement of Mr. Stavely Hill it appeared that tlo' petitioner is a solicitor and town olerk of Bridgnorth. He occupies somine con siderable' property on the 'Severn, und on that property gipsies were in tlie habit of pitching. their tents. A family of them named Looko seemed to have had a particular liking for that locality. In fact, a Bind.secluded spot on the banks of the Severn seemed to'lhavo been their home. The petitioner is a lan i of a' literary turn of mind, and the Romany race seemed to iiave formed' a 'prticular feature in,,' his studics'. Ho became interested, in tlhe family thus located on' hi...