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TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Friday. THE Government has called for tenders for the following Railway extensions:— From Uralla to Glen Innes; from Dubbo to Nyngan; and from Gannedah to Narrabri. Tho total length of these extensions will bo (wo hundred and thirty-four nnd a half miles;- Mr. W. W. Stophons,.tho late Under- Secretary for Lands, has accepted the office ot Secretary to the Attorney- General ; and Mr. Croft, tho late accountant in the Lands Office; has accepted a subordinate position in the samo Department. Eighty thousand pounds have been won by Sydney residents over the lato Melbourne Derby nnd Cup races. Mr. Mason, tho Engineer for Exist ing Linc?, has withdrawn his resigna tion, and in future the tramways will bo under his direction. Tho ship Glarais, with immigrants, loft London for Sydney last Saturday.; Jlolly continues to bo visited by his relatives. Ho; has. sent a rambling statement to the Executive, much to the same purport as his remarks...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Items. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

Items. If one pound equals 20s. what is the Singleton Pound equal to? At the Duke's banquet Mr. J. M. Lynch, editor of the Sydney Daily graph, was heartily applauded when he remarked that " Of late tho Press in this colony had been engaged in a great fight and had come out a littlo the host of it as far as public opinion was concerned." The Victorian Ministry wa? defeated on Wednesday night by a majority of four on a motion by Sir Bryan O'Loghlon, declaring tho proposed reduction in salaries illegal. The Cotopaxi brings Bishop Laraoza, of tho Roman Catholic Church, and'4o priests and Marist Brothers. Thoy will be distributed through tho colonies. The San Francisco mail s.s. Australia arrived at Auckland on Tuesday, two days before contract time. All the Nowcastlo minors who stood ont from work returned to thoir employ ment on Thursday. Thoro nro many interesting pictures scattered in the various cour!u or put away in tho staircases. In the Austrian Court thore is an oleograph galler...

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LONDON. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

LONDON. Thursday. A sculling match between Trickett and Ross, the winner of the great boat-<*> race in the United States in June last, has been arranged for four hundred pounds (£400) aside. Rpwell, a well-known English pedes trian, accomplished three hundred and forty miles in seventy hours, at Isling ton. Tho trial of tho members of tho Irish Land Leagno will tako place at Dublin. The Turkish Government is devoting considerable nttention to the frontiers of tho Empire, _md is augmenting tho troops on the Greek sido, principally at Thcssaly and Epirus. .; The Powor? aro advising Grecco to nocept a smaller concession than that .ot tho Borlin Conference.

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"POLITICAL!" (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

"POLITICAL!" (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) Yours faithfully, "OMEGA." SIR, —Anyone who is in the habit of perus-<*> ing the correspondence from the Singleton, correspondent of the Maitland Mercury must feel that the writer is a person of some standing and weight in the community, and no time should bo lost in plncing a requisition in his hands, requesting him to allow himself | to be nominated forthwith for the electorate of Patrick's Plains. Instead of speaking for | himself his effusion generally was " The majority of the electors nro opposed to so and-so," nnd then follows nscnthingcriticism upon its merits. An illustration of this isto be forind in thu columns of Inst Tuesday's Mercury in n paragraph hendeel " Political,", in which he states "wo believe'tho great majority of electors are opposed to the re mission of interest anil repudiation of. o solemn contract." It would be interesting to know bow he has arrived at this con clusion. Has he been making ...

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THE BROKE OUTRAGE. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

THE BROKE OUTRAGE. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) Yours truly. G. F. TOWNSHEND. McDonald's Flat, Wiseman's Ferry Road, November, 1880. SIR, —I am truly thankful to you for the prompt manner in which you have made case known to the public. As soon as the paper, with the paragraph in came to the hands of the larrikin fraternity, I recoived a threat in substauco as vile as tho outrage committed, viz,, that tho next time that I camo into town, they, tho larrikins, would give mo something to write about. Under the apprehension of this threat, I havo made myself source at Broke. I and my revolver havo taken up our abode at McDonald's Flat, out of the teach of tlie larrikins, but not out of their influence, ns the sequel will show, lv leaving Broke I left my school, which owed two quarters school money ; this they do not .seem inclined to pay, aa tho larrikin influence is working that way, for tho parties concerned hold high positions in Broke, and they are -the delinquents in tho...

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Agriculture. BREEDS OF HORSES. From Weales' Rudimentary Series. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

Agriculture. BREEDS OF HORSES. From Weales' Rudimentary Series. THE breeds of horses for agricultural purposes are as follows: The old English Black Horse is supposed to be a native of the rich pastoral districts in tho, east nnd centre or, England. The dray-horses of London,! so weU known for ! their size and strength, .owe their origin io this breed. 'Although larger than tbe true breed, thoy,are; Blower bnd heavier in aot'on. " " " ' ; ... ;.' 'v.v ? ?'_" A ? i 'The; Cleveland Bay is,- perhaps, scarcely entitled t<_ be olossed now; as au agricul tural, horse, as it is more used, for.carriago purposes. This breed had its , origin in tho. district of Cl*iveland,;iu York shire '~.. -,',. _~ .',. ?-, : ; .,-:/ '~' ... . i .j"/ ' ~] Tho Clydesdale is, of all,our, greeds-bf iarm horspe,'. thp best .for general purposes. Those who,have seen tho fliie collection of noble animals of this brood, as 'displayed eometime? at the shows of tho Highland' Society, will not think this o...

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Sketcher. CRICKET IN ENGLAND. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

Sketcher. CRICKET IN ENGLAND. UNDER the title of [?] Mr. [?] has and article in Belgravia in which [?] with the history of cricket in England. Mr. [?] says:— V' Toe earliest mention of- pricket osnles '??' r v *TJi"**biSk"'to''tbo"'''mtddls"*'tjf~tbe*BixtB?ntb ;?'?'?'-'-A cenimy. Iv Buisoll's " flletpry of Goild -, 7,-ip'd' We have anaoooant of some legal pro ceedings, in 1603., in respeei "loa garden -.-!, 'ttiitn iv. tbwne."' Il appears that, a ? V.fflwryear? b?foio Elizabeth began to reign, one ? 'j. JohnPurvleb, *?? innkeeper, ranted a plppe '?v-;"-J i ;.ol,!t?a'iie lauii jn'ine paiieh bf Holy' Trinity ; v'ln'Guildfordi vjhiohne^soon'afterwards en l 'A fchJ;bis eutsfld?s'pis *.ere allowed '? .- to refflaio in übditi'tbrbid j. ass'ession of thia 7" JJeld .1ii1'1693, when iho matter was'made '..'{';?? r he siitj ,'bt of .a legal investigation,' wbioh '?"??'? v'jstaolUd"ln an brder that the ground should ; 's7be-'dl?enb|bsetl r and laid' wisle again, ???' This. '*? is 'the .first, ...

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Cricket. (From a Correspondent.) MITCHELL'S FLAT v. NEW PARK. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

Cricket. (From a Correspondent.) MITCHELL'S FLAT v. NEW PARK. A CRICKET match between the above Clubs was played at Mitchell's Flat on Saturday last, and resulted in an easy victory for the former by one innings and 67 runs. The wickets wero. iii bad condition, nnd rendered scoring very uncertain. The Mitchell's Flat team'went to tho wickets' -list,, and Suc ceeded iv putting together 124 rune, D. Power .nnd W. Shearar contributing; 30 and 'l'i\ respectively ; W. Ball.intino and R. Copper oUo mnda double'figures. Tlio New Park toam wero quickly disposed of for 20 runs. They then followed their innings, but wero very littlo more successful ,in.??.their second innings, which closod for 3li, runs. The bowling of D. Power nndW; Bnllantyuii proved to bo too good for thcm.baeh seedling five wickets for 7 runs in-tho first innings. " : ' Subjoined nro tho scores':—.; "?;; ?;.;? ,v '''?' Mitchell's Plat.—First;: Innings'.' Wi'-Jiti.* goruld 0, -P. Krnmso*,' D„ Power-36,; W. Shepherd 0, D. R...

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Science. WHY THE NEEDLE POINTS NORTHERLY. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

Science. WHY THE NEEDLE POINTS NORTHERLY. A SAN FRANCISCO gentleman lately wrote to the Superintendent of the U. S. Coast Survey, Professor C. T. Patterson asking the reason why the magnetic needle points to the north. In. reply Piofe?Sor Patterson wrote as follows, and'poabibry many more than the original inquirer may be glad to read-his eimplo siateihent ot the iaois'of the ease:— - The reason why the needle points In.the northerly direotion is that the earth in itself is a magiiet, aitraoiiug the magnetio needle as the ordinary magnets ao; and the earth is a magoel an tbo result ot certain obam'ioal iuots, mach affcoted by the aotiun of the .'bud. 'These laws havo perioaioilies, all of whioh have not as'yoi'bebn deteimimd. The inherent and uilitnutu teasop of tbe existence of any tact in nature, as gravity, light, heut, etc., is not kniwn further than that it is in harmony with all'laolB ! in nature; even an eanLquake is in perfect harmony with, and tbe oiitot resultant 01, tbe a...

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Nature. CAN ANIMALS TALK? [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

Nature. CAN ANIMALS TALK? W. Harris, M A. HUMAN language and, thought have been attributed by writers of fable, to the lower animals and even to the vegetable world. A very early example of the table is Jotham's parablo ol the troes yvhioh would, choose a king, contained in Judges ix. 8—.15." The trees aro there .represented as expressing huuian sentiments in human words.,... Nor I bas. poetry, jet ceased to find occasions for making trees and flowers Bpeak. The fancy that tbey do so soils—in poetry—tbe eharaoter of tbo dreamy lovor, as in.Tenny eon's " Talking Oak," and ia the favourite | eoog, "Comeinto the Garden, Maud," by the same author. '. ... v ~ Language of any kind considered as an en dowment is, in thp World, of plants, of oonrae a mere oieatiou ol tbe imagination—a Action indulged in for the purpose 01, pleating or of. instructing. It is not so in .the world of animals; for if we omit other modes of com munication (as by t'onob), and understand by language the emiasion o...

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LOVE'S MISSION. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

LOVE'S MISSION. WHITHER dost thou go, gentle wind? It then [?]ast nought so do, to [?] mind. Oh! betake the to the West, To the girl that I love best- Heavy-iadod with those jngb.i;| ;.?"*.' " To tbe pottage where' she liei. :' Theie, without a living sound,:. '..' Lut them hover softly round j ,;'/ Lot' tbemian bar brow;, to-fair,; ' r.k Let ihem thrill her Btlky hair- "?: Lot thorn play at "hide and,seek,".',. Through Ihe dimples'on heiohetik* Let th?m linger bat to sip. !'-:„.'. Heaveh'a dew upon her lip; ~.;, Then, oommingle with the air ~;r Sue is oalmiy breathing Ibtre; Tbat Tiithin ber. gentle breaat,.,.,.; ,- Por an inalsnt, they may reat, , ln.herboart tQ whtepei. doei.. .. „...._ Tbonghts of mc while she doth sleep. A OAMTAI. story Is told ?of a oouple ot suitors to tue same lady, between whom tbe eoalea of her favour were pieity equally balanced,' until an unfortunate amipaitij, m tne matter ot ?' cat, deoidbd the question against one of them, and caused bis seals to quio...

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Humour. PLUG TERBACKER [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

Humour. PLUG TERBACKER ONE day recently, when trade was dull, a grocery clerk procured a piece of role leather from a shoemaker, painted it black, and laid it aside for [?] Within a few days on-old obap from baok in lbs pouotry oamo. in and palled for a ping of chewing to.acoo.' ,1he..p1e09,.0f..5.e1?-l.atl-er_was lied up, paid for, and the purchaser Btarted for home. At tbo end ot tbe sixth day be retnrned, looking downcast aod dejected, and walking into the store ho inquired for tho cleik. - i> ?Member 'that terbaoker I got hero the other day t" :???'?''?*??;'sir.":.-* ><v. -.f-.fMv.) ':\-x\u. -" Well, was that a net? brand ?", , ."Yes.", .. '? ';,' ??'""?"?'" ''.- '.'7' "BegnlarplagterbabkeiWaiit!" . '?yes." ~.' .?;':' '/??;??? 1:: - ?????__ ?'*. "WeU, then, it's ma. "I<*a right bore la my jaws," sadly repUed'-thebid m?_i. "I knowedl was getting purty old, bnt I was allns bondy in biting plug. ' I never seen a ping afore this one ilai I oonldn'l tear t...

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Rural Rambles.—XI MAISON DIEU. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 6 November 1880

Rural Rambles.—XI MAISON DIEU. THERE is that in the name of Maison Dieu which conjures up before the mind of the writer a something widely different to broad acres and rolling pastures. The sound minds one of those institutions peculiarly French, wherein tho sick and suffering poor ore cured for by good, gentle, loving women, whoso lives hrvo been and are devoted to Chnrity's holy cause. The throbbing pulso and tho pain-stricken brow ate easy when their soft footsteps pass by, or their soothing touch is on the pillow.' In their presonce the weary are indeed at rest. True, 0 Scott, aro thy lines— ?'0 wou_i\n lin our hours of oa.e, Uncertaiu, coy, and hard to please, '? And variable as thjs.iade ; '- ' ??'?. By the light quivering aspen made ; ~'?'?: When pain and anguish wring the brow, A .ministering angel, thou I" But.the Maisou Dieu which Iliad tho plea sure of visiting c. few days ago, was a very different placu to the Parisiau homes for tlie afflicted poor. Need I inform tho rea...

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THE GREAT SCULLING CONTESTS. London, November 6. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 10 November 1880

THE G REAT SCULLING CONTESTS. London, November 6. A sculling match for £400 took place on the Thames to-day, over the usual course from Putney to Mortlake, be-<*> tween Laycock, of Sydney, and Riley, an American oarsman, who was boaton by Ross,' of tlio United States, in ? tlio aquatic contest Inst Juno. Laycock was successful for tho third time, winning tho match easily by several lengths. An itnmenee amount of money changed hands. * ? . Tho victory of Laycock over Honner hae formed the subject of epoculative comment in nil the sporting gazcttos in London,. Tho chances of Trickett de fenting Hanlon, in the championship race, are considered extromoly good, considering the superior sculling abilities Lnycock has displayed in matches with reputed scullers, nnd the fact that ho is known to.bo fur inferior to Trickett. , Ross, tho American sculling celebrity who carried off the Hop Bitters'prisse, and who is matched against Trickett, ilooks Tory seedy, and hia friends have...

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THE AGITATION IN IRELAND. London, Nov. 4. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 10 November 1880

THE AGITATION IN IRELAND. London, Nov. 4. Agrarian outrages are becoming alarmingly frequent. An attempt was made to shoot a magistrate at Clondaw, in county Wexford; and at Couscheen a farmer's oars were cut off. : : ' A fund lias been started to defray tho expense of defending Mr. Parnoll, M.P., and the other persons indicted for con spiracy. Subscriptions, are- pouring in, yory freely,; ;, .: ;??' ;????;???. ?- : ' ?.' '?'?'?' \ " November 5,; Tho Government anticipate the'failure of the indictment ugninst tho lending members of.tbo Irieh Lam] League, but will abstain from demandingincreased powers unless agrarian, outrages con tinue. Tho trial of tho members of tho League inclndod in the indiotment will, it is oxpeeted, continue till o now Laud Bill is introduced to j . Mr. Pnrnell ia now in Dublin, en deavouring to press forward tho trial for conspiracy as quickly as 'possible. The Government propose to delay furtbpr active proceedings in the case in tho meantime, tlio intentio...

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European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, November 4. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 10 November 1880

European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, November 4. The authorities at Hamburg, in con-<*> sequence of the continued pressure of the Government, have at last taken decided action against the Socialist organisations in tho city, and largo '""?numbers,' with many of the principal leoders in the movement, have been;ex pelled. <? . Tho Lord Chief Justico of England, / AlojcorldeT'Cockburn,i?-ill. ';??"?' More difficulty ,ha? : orison with respect to the question of the surrender of Dql ,' .-eigne, ? Notwithstanding the 'fact of tropps having been sont for tho rf> oflton?'blo purposo of enforcing the aur- Vendor of the city by the Albanians, Prince Nikita has not taken advnntogo of seeming opportunity offered to i,, him/,' 'jFrom circumstances that have come to. the knowledge of tho Monte '" riegrln * commandant, it is feared that treachery, js intended, and theroforo f: matters remain, ho far aB tho cession of f Dnlcigno is conco mod, in statu ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 10 November 1880

WANTED— A MAN to DRIVE n 3" HOUSE DKAY. Apply to B. H Matthews, Surveyor, Singleton. , Wanted A GENERAL SERVANT nnd a HOUSE. J\ MAID. Apply to MRS. STACY, Joint Ktook Back. (f?O AAA TO LEND, on approved free ;5bZUUU ? hold security. Apply to 3. ?H;- Mathkws, Surveyor, Singleton. About those Boots. mHE MEAN TIIIKI' , who TOOtf MY A IJOOTS from the Cricket I'avilion on SATUItDAY LAST, enn Imvo them elenned every morninK by luaving them at Iho COM MEKCIAIi HANK. I'KKCy WADDY. ROYAL HOTEL, BINGLETON. rpHE Undersifinml liavir:i? this i!"Y *akcn I the nljuvu FmST-IJIiASS UOVl.h, embrnecs t'.iis tipitonuniiy of iufurmiim IHS Fill UN 1)3 ami ilu. PLMJI.K! IN IiKNKHAIi that he iiitendH enrryini; on busiues thoro in o stylo SECOKD TU NOKK in tho Northern District. J. B. STEWA.RT, (Lftte of Stewart's Hold, formerly Durack's) . BATHUBBT. O?Uil?l9B?jHsft Depattmont ol Land>, ' : Sydney, let Nov., 1880. ATTENTION >s called to a ealo of Leases of Crown Lands, io bo bold nt tho Land Office,: ...

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Commercial Intelligence. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN COMMERCIAL London, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 10 November 1880

Commercial Intelligence. ENGLISH AND FOREIGN COMMERCIAL London, Saturday. Wheat is steady, and shows a slight advance. Australian is scarce, and is held at 52s to 53s. Store cargoes are worth 49s Tbo Copper market is firm. Tin is quoted at £90. Friday. 3 per cont. Console, 99J. Markot rate of Dieconnt, If per cent.: 5 per cent. N. S. \V. Loan (1888 tol902), 112 j i per cent. Victorian Loan (1899 to 1901), 102|; 5 per cent. N. S. W. Loan, with 2 per cent, annual drawings (1874 to 1898), 10G ; i per cent. fl. S. W. Loan (1903 to 1905), ; 6 per cent. Tasmaniau Loan (1893 to 1901), 116 i-; 5 per cent. Victorian Loan (1894), llui; 5 per cont. New Zealand Loan, 104; 4i-per cont. New Zealand Loan, 945. Tin : Straits, £89 15a per ton; Wal laroo, £71 15s. por ton. Wheat: Adelaide, por 49G lbs., ex warehouse, 51s 6d. The total quantity of whoat afloat for tho United Kingdom is 1,920,000 quarters. Flour: Adc loido, por 280 lbs., ox warehouse, Ms Gil. Australian Tallow : Best beef, 35s Gd. per ...

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Commercial Intelligence. SINGLETON PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 10 November 1880

Commercial Intelligence- SINGLETON PRICES CURRENT. NoT3,—Tho above aro wholesalo prices, or what dealers would give producers. Singleton, Novombor 9th, 1880. . ? . £ .8. d. & s. d. Maizo (now) per bus. 0 2 0 to 0 3 2 Capo Barley „ 0 2 2 , 0 2 4 English Barley „ 0 3 0 „ ? 0 4 0 Oats... ....... 0. 2 6 „ 0 3 0; Bran „ 0 1 0 „ 0 1 2 Pollard ... .. „ 0 1 0 „ 0 1 3 Adelaide Wheat „ 0 5 0 „ 0 6 0 Colonial Wheat „ 0 3 0 „ 0 4 0 Flour, eupor., per ton 13 0 0 „ 13 0 0 Flour, eoconde „ 11 0 0 „ 12 0 0 Lucornc Hny 2 0 0 „ 2 10 0 OatcnHny ... „ 2 10 0 „ 3 0 0 Potatooe... ... „ 2 10 0 „ 3 0 0 Tallow ... ... „ 14 0 0 ,,10 0 0 Butter ... perlb. 0 0 B „ 0 0 C Cheoee ... ... „ 0 0 2 „ 0 0 4 Bacon 0 0 4 „ 0 Q 4J Lard 0 0 4 „ 0 0 4J Honey ... ... „ 0 0 8 „ 0 0 31 Beeewax... ... „ 0 0 4 „ 0 0 ? Col. Tobacco, fig „' 0 1 4 „ 0 1 6 Ditto, leaf 0 0 C „ 0 0 8 Horsehair ... „ 0 0 8 „ 0 0 10 Hides, heavy... „ 0 0 2J „ 0 0 3 Hides, light ...- , 0 0 l\ „ 0 0 2 Cttlveu „ 0 10' 0 „ 0 12 6 Calf-skins ... „ ...

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A Melbourne Tragedy [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 10 November 1880

A Melbourne Tragedy E.News. A Belgian, named Martin Tennas, committee a dreadful deed at Colac. Tennas, it appears, had doubted his wife's fidelity and suspected that she had committed adultery with a follow workman, of his. . Oα retiring to bod oh Friday night, he nskcti Mrs. Tennae to confess hor guilt, which she refused, and he thereupon stabbed her four tinios with a butcher's knife, which ho had concealod in bod. Tennas struck her in the ab domen, causing horintQ3tinestoprotrndo, and was continuing tlio frightful assault when his daughter, Id years of age, who slept in tho same room, interfered. Teunas then proceeded to cut his own throat, but ttio alarm was given, and before ho had dono himself mortal in jury ho was secured. His wife, how ever, is badly wounded, and canuot live. — E. News.

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