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Districts of the Colony. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 16 October 1880

Districts of the Colony. Victoria is divided into four districts and thirty seven counties. With a view of giving our readers an idea of the resources which are contained in the variety of soil arid climate embraced in these ,v,;o.'different dlstrioU,'wo subjoin a brief.account of ? i:?ach. Wo commence with Gippalaad, tao youngest -~:.','i,Vand fairest section of tho colony. V ??;. Glppaland, named after Governor. Gippa, somo ?VV" time Governor of New South Walei, comprises the V;,-south-eastern portion of Victoria, and is divided ;,:;- into two partS:-Norih,and South Glppsland. -Ita. .':'. area contains olio-Ufla of tbe wbolo ot tlie colony, ,V iSi;Tho northern and eastern portions, howoror, ore, ,'-'j§': for the most part, rugged and almost inponotrable, "V'>;V:traveled by.hugemountainranguandapun^aiuL '-.':' unavailable for tho 'pursuits of agriculture, .or V.Pasturage. ? The mountain sooner/ hereabouts Js ', , Inoxprei?lbly grand, and. in times to come, as V (rsauir facilitie...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Mining. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 16 October 1880

Mining. The industry of gold mining, to the prosecution and development of which the astonishing, progress made by the colony may be primarily escribed, is still in a flourishing condition. But the old con-<*> ditions of mining are almost absolute. Alluvial has given way to quartz mining, and the stupendous ditiong of mining- aro almost ob?Oloto. Alluvial has privon way to quartz mtulng*,. and tho stupendous door, sinking works wldch aro curried onnt Ball—at. Tho mineral rosouroos of Victoria aro variod and oxtouslvo. Whilo gold is (ouad in every portion of tho oolony, other , varieties of mtnorals also abound. At St. Aruimd, Spoclmon Gully, and at t ho bond of tho Thompson, in Glppslnnd, copper oro has been discovered; it hns also boon found iv small quantities at Costlomaino, StcUrlttz, Bondlso, und tho Blno Mountains. Tlaring the yoar 187H, upwards of 18.000 tons of coppor ofo woro misod, from whioh -1500 tons ot puro coppor woro Kinoltod, together with 500 tons ol ...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Agriculture. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 16 October 1880

Agriculture. THE following brief notes of the condition of the agricultural resources of the colony, will convoy to our readers an idea of the amazing progress which has been made in this direction, within the short spaco of 43 years. We take tho statistics up to 31st March, 1879, when the numbor of holdings iv excess of'l aero was 47,050. Extent of land in I occupation (purchased): — Freehold, 8,923,035 ; I rented, 1,514\690; total, 10,438.813. Sclocted land (not purchased), 5,402,572. Total area in oecnpa- '? Hon,- 15,901,403. Extent under tillngo, 1,609,278. Tho area under wheat was 691,022 acres, averaging a yield of 8 8 bushels to tho aero : total yield, 0,060,737. Maize i 1939 acros, producing 40,754 bushels. Oatsi 131,428 acres, yielding 17'6bnshols to the* ncre; total, 2,366,026. Barley : £2,871 acres, . givingo, total resultoMl7,ls7 bushels..Hay : 172,799 acres, with on average yield of I' 2 tons; total, 209,028 tons. Potatoois: 30,527 acros, averagings 7 tons; totnl 98,958...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Manufactures. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 16 October 1880

Manufactures. At the cud of 1879, the returns showed that there were 149 flour mills, operating upon 5,60,791 bushels of wheat, and producing 125,000 tons of flour 102 breweries, producing 13,371,000 gallons of boert 198 brickyard*, from whioh wore issued C 0.000,000 briois. nud pottory, valued at 425,000: 118 tannorlos and follino&iiorics, producinK goods worthi:l,2?,oooj 0 woollon mill?, ü?iiig l,7W,0001b?. of wool, and making 1,000,000 yards of tweod, cjotli ?nd flannol, ~,OOQ ynrds of folt, 30Q0 blankets, and 878 shawls j 01 stationery and book factories ,? 0 manufactories of miulonl inetruiuoute t U print* BDd pictures ?, IB rarvliii? and U??ro? i 0 doilgu dlw ud modale s 7 iilillosoplilcul lnHtmmont?; o nurpl. oal in?tr?meut?i 11 arine nnd ammuultioni. 103 miohlnos, tools and tmplomouU t 188 carriages and haraosa] 25 shipe nnd boats s 2fl liounos and buildings, etc.; 60 fiimituro: 3B ohoniloalai 167 droeei 16- tlbroun uiulorials; 38 animal ?food! 30 vogotablo food-, 10...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Railways. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 16 October 1880

Railways. All the railways in Victoria are State property. In December, 1879, there were 11 [?l miles open 17[?] of which were laid with double lines. The cost of construction, etc., was £15,330,850, an nvorn?O o£ tia.lio i>or inuo. auoiu (,?w,wi ihuc? woro irovorscil ovory j-tar. Tlio total rocolpts Tfore £1,500,000, oxtMJisou, XTW.OOO. Tliin thpM par.

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Charitable Institutions. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 16 October 1880

Charitable Institutions. These are numerous, but by some inerplicable paradox they do not seem sufficient for the demands made upon public charity. There are 88 general hospitals, besides lying-in eye and ear, and children a hospitals. Then thero is a Blind Asylum, a Deaf and Dumb Asylum, nnd ?n Immi grant's Home. Thero nm 5 Benevolent Asylums, 7 Orphan Asylums, 0 Industrial and Reformatory Schools, fi Hospitals for tho lusui", and 5 Fomsla Refuges. Unto the end of 1878 theso institutions received 28,277 inmates. Tho totsl reoeipts wero. £013,071, of whioh tho Government contributed £?30,949. The exi>clHlltura unauntod to £803,658. Than) aro 87 other associations for. tho relief ?' distressed or indlgout persons.

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Crime. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 16 October 1880

Crime. Crime his been steadily decreasing for some years past. Taking the years 1869,1874 and 1879, it is seen that for the first period are person in every 88 of the population had been arrested for the Moond period the statistics uliow lin S3l IM lor. tho thlnl lin 30. This <i!?o Is consoline , . . _ :

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 16 October 1880

BIRTH.   ON the 14th inst., at Terminus Cottage,     Singleton, the wife of JAMES MOORE,   jun., of a DAUGHTER.

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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MELBOURNE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

MELBOURNE. Tuesday. Four thousand persons visited the Exhibition yesterday. It is proposed to hold a Handel Festi-<*> val in Building at Christmas.

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SYDNEY WOOL SALES. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

SYDNEY WOOL SALES. Tuesday. The opening wool sales of this season took place yesterday. There was a good attendance. Greasy wools brought about one penny per lb. over last year's prices. The fleece lots offered wore not suffi cient to test tho market. One lot of Mudgee fleeces realized 2s. 2d. Tho highest prico for greaey was 12Jd.

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. Cattle are up 10s. Beef is worth ]7s. 6d. Sheep are plentiful; whethers in wool, 12s. 6d.

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. THE fifteenth session of the N. S. W. Congregational Union commenced yes-<*> terday. Should sufficient passenger offer, an opn ? train for Melbonrnedlnces will: I Sydney for Gerogery at 1.40 p.m.: in Thursday week,, enabling passengers! oreach Melbonrno'at 2 p.m. next day.; Fan Bias hos not yet: been; officially; scratched V-'for, the Melbourne Cup.i Hont-b an improbable sartor. ~ , ~. Temora news is? still, encouraging.' fiil thousand pounds (£6000) have ' L a offered 'for-:-Quail's prospecting Mm on the Barrnedman Beef. ;?,?„ No farther cluo his been found of the missing'boating, party, near Bermagiii.; A..pigeon-shooting?" matcb 'between P.iten, of Gonlbu'rh, and.Owen Friend, of Sidney, for £100 aside, was, won.by P?ytoD, who killed 'tittle birds, to,'his eight. Adepn'ation waited upon the Mitoistei; r„ r Works to-day, the Wagga; Bern ?dn granting a publican's Kfroshment Tooms at the Junco Railway ttslion...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Commercial Intelligence. SALES IN SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

Commercial Intelligence. SALES IN SINGLETON. MR. JAMES HUTCHISON reports the sale by auction of the following cattle and horses, Saturday, I6th inst, at the Royal Hotel yards, at which there was a good, attendance of buyers, oni eatiefap-. ? toryprices were realised:—,' ! .;',' ? On aceotmt of Mr. Simon, Richards: —13 std.efs at 51s 6d and 12 ditto ai, 455, to -Mr. John-Graham ; 14' steers' at 455, to Mr. William Bronker; 2ft ; steers at 88s, to Mr., Henry York; 1 bald-faced cow at 60s, to Mr. Robert Fanlkner. '.' . ' ' "'f.' : ...' \;,.". ? On.account of Mr. Jonn Siriith:—! 8 steers for. £8 ; 12s 6d, to Mr. J. M'Menamen. ' ' ~ .? ?-.. ".:.„',.'..'... On account of Mr. Jos'.. Chmnsll, r—; 9 steers at 225, to Mr. John Graham ; 1 whito cow at 555, to\'. : frfr. ,'liobriti Faulknor. ..' ' , ' . '? T ' ,'? ? ?'?' On account of Mr. Shopher ,^! — 12 steers at 26a 6d, to Mr. JnqV.JJyowiu Oil account of Mr. William:' Jluloiiey; —Cow and oalf 26b; rod aitd'vrhitff springer 2Ce,. roan steor 1...

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Official Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

Official Correspondence, ' I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most obedient servent JOHN RAE. W. O. Browne, Esq., M. P. 28 Park Road, Paddington. WE are indebted to Mr. W. c. Browne, M. L. A., for the information contained in the following letter :— A prayer refused. '??'?>;:! Department of Public Works!.;,!:', .-:.-:.; .'..;> .Sydney, 30th August, 1880,),. (Sir, —AVith referenca to tho .petition for-j warded' by you from certaiu 'reriidente' of' Glendbh Brook nnd district respeciiug the' Rond from the Singletnu and Gresford Koad : via, (Jlendon Brook to Elderalio; ,jind tqn, ; l.am dirocted to inform you th'nt acting upon the recommendation of the Commie aioner'for Roads, the Sscretnry for Public Works cannot authoriao any expenditure on the road in question. . ..,., .;? ...

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A Marvellous Case. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

A Marvellous Case. Fon s.orne months a Philadelphia phy-, sician had under treatment an infa.ut afflicted with the. rare disease melanosis, 1 in an aggravated furin. , The child was born with a fa ; r complexion, dark oyes, and brown .hair, , Soon after birth ho began to turn dnrk of skin, tho colour, deepening from yellow, to saffron, and .finally to black.. The colour was uni form, all over the body, except at the joints/where it was a littlo darkor, and in the palms of the hands, where it was lighter, Tho once brown hair grew stiff and jet black, and the eyes ulso grew darker, so that tho lines between the pnpile and tho iris could not be dis tinguished. In Bpito of medical treat ment tho boy heenmo worse, and grew very weak, all tho time the colour of his ekin deepening. As Inst ho became as, black as a full-blooded negro. Then ho was attacked by. convulsions, which grew more frequent and violent, until .they threatened the child's life. It was in one of those that a physician w...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Notice to Correspondents. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

Notice to Correspondents. A Parent.—Tour "letter is'm,'typeAut''is '..' crowded out: , - ? ,--'\ John BaDnidcjb.—Received 1 too late lor '. insertion; '. i ;? ,".: .?.?;.-? ..>?,.,

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Charles Dickens and the Queen [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

Charles Dickens and the Queen The- now literary paper, the Pen, con tains in its first nnmbcr tho following hitherto unpublished letter nddrossod by Charles Dickens to nn intimate friend (the father of the painter of the " Roll Qα}} ")immodiately after the marriage of tho Qiicoh. ''Devonshire J'errncp, Thurs day Morning. My dear Thompson,-rr- Macliee and I are raving with love for the Queen, with a hopeless passion whose extent no tongue can tell, nor mind of man conceive. On Tuesday wo sallied down to Windsor, prowled about the . Cnstle, saw the corridor and thoir private roorae—nay, the very bed chamber (which wo know from having been there twice) lighted np with euch a ruddy, homely, brilliant glow, bespeaking so much blies arid happiness, that I, your huniblo servant, lay down in the raud a<; the top of the long walk and refused nil oomforfc, to the immeasurable aetonieliment of n few straggling pas sengers who hud survived tho drunken ness of the provious night. Afte...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Duke of Manchester. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

The Duke of Manchester. A QUESTION frequently asked in Single-<*> ton during the past few days, has been "Who and what is the Duke of Man-<*> chester?" We may first answer this question-byj the' foll6wirig extract from Burkes " ? .?. "William ?'iDrogo; ! ;M : ontagu, > .son of the sixth dnke, by hie iSrst only daughter .and , h(3ir.of tlielat(j ; general Robert'Berhard Sparrow, granddaughter maternally of first Earl of Gosford (aha died 1848). Borp at Eimbolton Castle 1828 ; married 1852;,! the' 'Go'intesse Louise Fredericks ' Auguete' 'D'Alten (she was born 1832, and was Mistress of tho Robes to the Qaeen frotn'S'ebruary 1858, to Jane, 1859) hie father in 1855 ; educated at'.ihe!Blititary CollegOj Sandhnrst j became jenpfjm Grenadier Guards, 1846;'reiire'diesof was aide r je-catn£ the Cape from 1848 to 1846 ; a lord of thn bedchamber to :the late' i Prince > Goiiedrt from February, to ?;; .Deoembor,!' i 1852 * appointed' Major iof mil Ufa same year...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Value of Change of Scence. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

The Value of Change of ticene. : , . Family, Physician. ' ./''"' " j To the majority of us life is most fright-, j folly monotonous. , A perpetual round, j o{ duties has a depressing effect both on the body and mind; It wearies us day by day to see the samo faces, view the came things,.hear the same voices, smell the same odoura, listen to ~and; talk the; same platitudes. ;After long experience; at home we know exactly ijow the tea; will' taste, how ,; the sirloin of tjoisf likely to be served up, what,probability there is of the mutton being tough or the steak underdone. We know, too, exactly what the wife will say when we como home, and the exact tone in which; she will cay.it. When people live together day. aftor day, month after! month, and yenr after year, they find i<; very difficult to find subjecte forprofit-j ablo conversation.! This monotony con' beet bo combated by change of air ; forj with this comes variation of scene ; with; that : - arrives change of though...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Bishop of Newcastle in Singleton. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 October 1880

The Bishop of Newcastle in Singleton. THE arrival of the new Bishop of New-<*> castle, on Saturday morning last, was marked by no formal ceremony and but few persons more than usual awaited the arrival of the morning niail train, which broughthis'Lordship to Single ton. ' He was aocompanied : by Mrs. Pearson, and they were welcomed by tho Rev. B. E. Shaw/BiA.-, and Mr. A. J. Gould, Dr. Read, and Mr. J. Willis on behnlf of All' Saints' Parochial rCouncil. . Tho good-humoured, hearty, and easy bearing of the Bishop at once struck the observor, whilst his partner was pronounced by more than one, to be, apparently, a very chnrming lady...' The Bishop,' Mrs. Pearson, and the Rev. B. E.jShaw. at onqe ontered Mr. Albert Danger's -carnage, which had been placed: at his Lordship's, ,and were driven to Air Saints' Parsonage,:,- The morning was partly ? spent in an inspection. of tho CharoU and School buildings. ','? In tho .afternoon his Lord ship received, the., churchwardens a...

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