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    THE old Hartley Vale pit, which has been standing open for several years without any protection, is now being covered over by the employees of the Messrs. Brown. ...

    Article : 198 words

    His Grace Archbishop Vaughan and the Clergy had a large attendance at the Catholic chapel yesterday. He left this morning for Shoalhaven accompanied by a large number of people, Mr. Sturrock placing his horse ...

    Article : 80 words
  4. Local and General News.

    Wallsend pit has lost one shift and the Co-operative three shifts since our last issue. ...

    Article : 22 words
  5. The Pacific Mail Service.

    Mr. H. H. Hall returned to the colony by the Vasco de Gama, on Saturday last bearing credentials as the accredited agent in this colony of the Pacific Mail Company. Mr. Hall has waited upon the ...

    Article : 222 words
  6. Appointment.

    The Rev. Lovick Tyrell, of East Maitland, has been appointed chaplain of the Maitland gaol, vice the Rev. J. R. Thackeray, resigned. ...

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    The Colonial Treasurer will start overland for Sydney on Tuesday. Parliament is further prorogued to the 4th of January. ...

    Article : 52 words
  8. The Postmaster-General.

    Hon Mr. Burns, Postmaster-General, with his family, were honoured by a grand complimentary picnic, at Middle Harbour on Saturday last. It was very numerously attended. ...

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    THE usual fortnightly meeting of the Waratah Municipal Council lapsed on Monday evening for the want of a quorum. The omnibus rivalry here is assuming a ...

    Article : 158 words
  10. The Murderer Burges.

    The Executive Council decided on Saturday last, that the sentence of death passed upon William Burges, at the late Circuit Court held at Maitland for the Merriwa murder, be commuted to imprisonment for life,—the ...

    Article : 41 words

    The difficulty in reference to the proposed intercolonial cricket matches has been settled, and the Sydney men play here at Christmas according to arrangement. The Presbyterian Assembly appointed representatives ...

    Article : 61 words
  12. Painful Accident at Wallsend.

    A painful accident occurred at Wallsend on Monday evening, whereby Mr. Andrew Ricklow, an old and well-known resident of Wallsend, sustained some severe injuries in the face and neck. It appears Mr. Ricklow ...

    Article : 268 words
  13. Rev. Chas. Clark.

    By advertisement elsewhere it will be seen that the prince of orators and elocutionists (Chas. Clark) lectures in Harris' Rooms, Wallsend, this (Wednesday) and to-morrow (Thursday) evenings, on "Charles Dickens" ...

    Article : 38 words
  14. Wallsend Jockey Club.

    A meeting of this club was held on Monday evening, at Cowell's Hotel, for the purpose of appointing collectors and transacting other business. Messrs. J. P. Tyler, T. Davis, W. Gordon, D. Jones, J. Dennett, G. W. Allen, ...

    Article : 51 words

    A wheat-sower, sowing seed 60 feet wide as fast as a horse can walk is attracting attention. The wheat market is dull and unchanged. ...

    Article : 27 words
  16. Miners' Demonstration.

    The annual demonstration of the miners of Wigan and neighbourhood took place on Monday. The proceedings commenced with a public, meeting in the market square, attended by many thousands, ...

    Article : 49 words
  17. Advertising

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    Advertising : 2,559 words

    THE new weigh-bridge, about which there has been so much talk, has at last been completed; but has not yet been tested. No doubt the committee will see to this at their ...

    Article : 308 words
  19. Wallsend Choral Union.

    It will be seen by advertisement that a grand concert will be given by the above on Friday evening next, in the Rechabite Hall, Lambton, for the benefit of Mrs. Margaret Jones, widow of the late David Jones. As ...

    Article : 66 words
  20. How are the Mighty Fallen?

    "Will Honeycomb," in the Dubbo Despatch, says:—How have the mighty fallen? A few years ago mining was the rage and shares in particular claims were actually fought for. Now, what a change had taken ...

    Article : 322 words
  21. Suicide at Buttai.

    An inquest was held at the above place on Monday, on the body of Sarah Elliot, who had cut her throat on Saturday evening. From the evidence adduced at the inquest it appears that deceased had been of unsound ...

    Article : 90 words
  22. Permanent Relief Fund.

    A meeting of the Associated Colliery Managers and District officers of the Miners' Association was held at Mr. Milthorpe's Hotel, Newcastle, on Monday last, for the purpose of framing a code of rules for the working ...

    Article : 88 words
  23. Grand Fireworks Display.

    In anticipation of witnessing a grand display of fire works, of the latest, handsomest, and most "telling" designs, a large crowd assembled within the enclosure at rear of Mr. Gordon's blacksmith shop, last evening ...

    Article : 79 words

    His Excellency the Governor (Sir Hercules Robinson) formally opened Parliament at noon, to-day. There was a large number of members of ...

    Article : 271 words
  25. Wallsend Band of Hope.

    The usual meeting of this society was held in the Primitive Methodist Church, on Monday evening, when the usual recitations, melodies, and speeches were delivered. This society's meetings have become ...

    Article : 126 words

    THE principal and absorbing topic in the city just now is the Rev. Charles Clark's lectures and sermon on Sunday evening. It has often been said that no one can wield so much ...

    Article : 474 words
  27. United States Minstrels.

    On Monday evening last we had the pleasure of hearing the United States Minstrel troupe, in the Theatre Royal, Newcastle. The Company comprise about twenty-four first-class genuine artists, comprising ...

    Article : 142 words
  28. Illustrated Australian News.

    The current number of this excellent and deservedly popular journal is to hand, and contains (if possible) even a better class of illustrations than usual. Those deserving of special mention are the portrait of the late ...

    Article : 190 words

    The English and Foreign press attach great importance the speech of Mr. Disraeli at, the Guildhall banquet. BOMBAY, Nov. 12th. ...

    Article : 55 words
  30. Pedestrianism.

    A handicap foot-race took place on Saturday afternoon last, at Newcastle, which since its occurrence has caused not a little excitement amongst our city peds, as it is considered an indication that the winner intends to ...

    Article : 268 words

    The fine ship Northumberland, fifty-one days out from London, arrived at Melbourne, on Monday. The financial statement, of Sir James M'Culloch, will be announced on Thursday and is expected to give ...

    Article : 109 words
  32. A Coxcomb.

    A conceited coxcomb, with all the airs of his class walked up to the delivery window of the ticket office in the Newcastle Station, on Tuesday morning, and in a pompous tone thus addressed the clerk. "Give me a ...

    Article : 58 words



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