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    The first footrace of any note in the Newcastle district was between T. Tudor (who disd recently at Hamilton) and J. Powell (who subacquently become the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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    It was in 1876 that the first Rugby football club was formed and the players included Messrs. Frazer, S. New[?]ham, H. Gall, H. W. Finch, A. Glennie, W. Broughton, H. H. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 861 words
  4. BOWLS.

    The game of bowls was played at Waratah nearly 20 years ago, and in 1882 the first club was formed in Newcastle. Mr. James Fletcher being elected president, Mr. J. ...

    Article : 171 words

    This game has evidently come to stay, judging from the amount of interest that is centred in the different competitions now being played under the auspices of the ...

    Article : 179 words
  6. FIRES.

    The fire fiend has not been glaringly in evidence during the past few years, in fact not since the water supply was placed uper its present footing; but there was a tme in ...

    Article : 192 words

    The noble game has always had a strong hold in the Newcastle district. In the convict days, when the soldiers were located in the buildings now used for the hospital for ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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    The popularity of cycling was first brought about by the introduction of the safety bycycle, which was first seen in Newcastle had some half-dozen cycliste, amongst whom ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 724 words

    Tens well-known leading jewellery establishment is situate at 63 Hunter-street, and is among the most imposing business marts in the main thoroughfare. The business was ...

    Article : 605 words
  10. W. T. LEE & Coy.,

    The firm of W. T. Lee & Company, Merchant Tailors, Hunter and Newoomen streets, was established in the year 1883. For the first seven years the business was ...

    Article : 500 words
  11. CRIME.

    Notwithstanding the unpromising nature of its birth, Newcastle may fairly lay claim to as clean a record as any seaport in the world, or, for the matter of that, as any important ...

    Article : 151 words

    As far back as 1850 the Newcastle Annual Regatta was inaugurated, and for more than 40 years the event was held annually. Thousands of people from all parts of the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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    The progress of Newcastle during the pat 100 years of its existence as a British settlement has, unquestionably been very great; but that the past is to the future ss the moon ...

    Article : 468 words
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