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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
Notice to Advertisers- US are |r??J.-w).-irly n.|nr?tol to acrid lrr their IxrorH r,.&lt;t Mcr thaii fire jt-nt. on Im-.t.u:4- oh I I r?b?jat. ( we cannot lfnar*nl.o* llwir In IV* fiHluwjrif Jaittn. ? SlM?.vrri.N Ann's" O.llcf. ?>.-t???rr JO. I6T?. Hotice to Correspondents. ?VT? wlllylrw .??)?crvetlurt Irttcta a/1, r l?? it, tl?o?furmoona imme .nji'-l-; f-Htrt' t . ?*> ..r i? iblicatlnii. can not l*e liMrrccl In tlic.ruH'twlni; EMlf?, ?- .V?'?t>" l!>, lltri.
Insolvency Court. SURRENDER. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
Insolvency Court. SURRENDER. Max. Ernest Meyers, of Junction-[?] Sydney, draughtsman. Liabilities, £153 10s, of which £24 is secured. Assets, £52 7s. 6d. Mr. Sandeman. official assignee. ;,-".;? BHEDTJXE FILED. .??',.. ,r .'. Patrick Nihil, of JDungog, ""l? oW^"; Inabilities, of which: &?; is secured. Assets, XC'J 10s. 3d. ?!''-?;!!.'! !. ; StrBBE!n>EE.; ;"!'',''! :"?'"'?,'""'.:' reteir Heavey,. of Surry Hills, SydwTi >;? constable. Liabilities, £l4o 7s. 4JcL,of whxt £15 U secured. Assets, jrrHs. !Mr. Macto?* ofileial assignee. ! v .-';;."-'?.,' '-'.StniKEKDEB.'--.- -'?; ?; tWles Lascclles, of king-street, SydrKT teacher of music. ' Liabilities,>£B3 ,l * Assets £ZO. 31r. Hirmpheiy, otncial assign*. ? ! ' ' —- !'- . ' A war schooner, name unknown, ar rived in Jloreton . Bay on Saturday last. Orders have been sent to London if a new powerful lire engine for the W? brigade at Brisbane. The dead body of a Kanaka has ba* found in the Maekay Kiver, Queensland under r susp...
Northern Agricultural Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
Northern Agricultural Associa tion. The adjourned quarterly meeting of the Committee took place on Thursday, 17th instant, at the Royal Hotel,' Singleton. Present : Mr. S. B. Dight (chair), Messrs. tleorge Loder. Charles Durham, .lame* Moore, A. Hookey H. . P, Stacy, ? Daniel Morrison, G. T.JlJodcr, Alexander Muuro, and C. Poppenliagen (secretary). Tlie minutes of the previous racetiDg were read arid confirmed.. ? - - .-.-?,"!.!",''. -.'?. ' *'..-:;: . r 'Tire ! following- letters wem read :--?---Prom Mr. J. !H. .Keys, rcsiguiug as ijne of? tho com mittee. . From the secretary of the; tural Society, Sydney, "respecting. Govern ment. endowment for 1875j;'fe>m same, forwarding forms, for collecting' statistics of . growing crops iv the. district, with a rcouest to have same filled up and returned. Frrorri - the proprietor of tlie Sydney: Jfait, desiring information* on matters*'connected .with the mectiiigs of the society, FWhi'A. A. Dangar, apblilgisirig for his absence?!rom tbe ,...
Singleton Police Court. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1874. (Before Mr. James Smith, P.M.) OBSCENE LANGUAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
Singleton Police Court. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1874. (Before Mr. James Smith, P.M.) OBSCENE LANGUAGE. James Thompson, for this offence, was ordered to pay a fine of [?]1. or be imprisoned seven days. The money not being forthco[?]ning, the prisoner-? win*''6eat:!to.' gaol;fofrthe> periotl, named. ; . : r. ;:'.' v r,'—!.''";' .!: , '!':.v- -,'-;'.-;?'.?"''. '? '.: ITettrif 'Smati dSd not appear-.!".'? vi.. -.;>'?!',?!''.? :'- ?r-!^' : '-"- ; !^-"; r "'. ?'?"?'!'.'? - !',:.-.!;,V; ?.;,::' - - r/y'-ASSArrrxr. '!: : 'V!:-:;. ' Kieltoia* Hyau. was charged -vrithhaviog assaulted and heateaEichaii,!Sniherlaaad'Qa the22aet^ilt.- ; ' ; :!-' '-!''-'!'? ?rSKkshard a builder, rjxstdxng; ia Sihgletani. deposed that he remembeTcii Knni &lt;h.y, .tite.- 22nd KoJrember bast j ha- to tluri ?defendant on that day?; witnesswraseomuiK cJowTt f?e?rge>street;.! Kyan.- and; two other men ?were sitting ".on' a > form ? under ; thei yerandah of Kennedy's publio:hoase; .one* of them, not ** gq...
Christmas Toasts and Sentiments. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
Christmas Toasts and Senti ments. The golden rule: may we always do to others as we should wish them do to us. To the memory of those who have fought and bled for Great Britain. The three blessings of this ' life— health, wealth, aud a good conscience. Say what is well, and do what is better. May the journey througft life be as sweet as it is short, and the end peace. May we live long, and enjoy the Providence of Heaven. May the sickness, of tho body ever prove the health of the soul. The "key of knowledge: may it open the casket of good, not evil. True pleasure: 'may it always be fonnd at home. "Omit no opportunity of doing good, and you will find few opportunities to do evil. Of tho absent speak, well, or else not at all. Honour and esteem a new friend, whatever his fortune. . In the voyage of life, content is the safest pilot. If the clock of the tongue be not set by tho dial of the heart, it will not go right. Be slow to promiso, atjd quick to perform. Prefer loss to unjust gain...
The Haunted Lighthouse. (A Complete Tale.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
The Haunted Lighthouse. (A Complete Tale.) It was Christimas Eve. The old cap-&lt;*> tain looked curiously towards the light-&lt;*> house that the vessel was swiftly near-&lt;*> ing. " Conic, Captain James, give ns the story yon promised—' Tlio Ghost of the Hanntetl Lighthouse.* Tliej say you know all alwmt it." "Isay." replied the Captain solemnly, to tlie group of loungers gathered ronnil liini on tlie deck—" I say, many years ago, tikis very nigl.t, I Fiur there a sight that gave tmc more of a fright than any thing I have seen or known,'on water or on lend ; and I believe it is not pos sible for some pocr -wronged creatures io, rest quiet, be their graves dug on land, or their bones lying on Hie bottom or the- ocean.- Yon slialtlicar the whole story, gentlemen, and decide I'bout it as you please." " Many years ago this night I was walking iv a certain street in yonder port. I had Ik-ito shipped for Canton, and my -vessel was to Fail the next day. ...
Testimonial to Mr. Mountain. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
Testimonial to Mr. Mountain. As announced in our last issue, the friends and scholars of Mr. Mountain met at the Public School on Saturday evening, for the purpose of presenting him with two distinct addresses and testimonials, prior to his leaving the district. About fifty persons wens ; present. Mr. Alexakder Mchho, J.P., trlto occapictl tlio chair, addressed the arndi ence, and explained the nature of iheir business tliat cveuing. He assured them that his sentiments towards Mr. Mountain and family wero those of sin " cere esteem. In '.: Mr.' Mountain's re-; inoval from the district, lie might re mark: they were losing a good citizen. (Applause.) Ho had known Mr. Mountain for fifteen years, daring which tinio lie had mot, and "worked with him, in. for different objects, ami he assured them that ho had been a great help. Especially was- this the vase with regard to tlie Mechanics' In stitute, "which was'the greatest ornament to the town. (Applause.) Ho had worlied hard for it; and ...
AMERICA. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
AMERICA. Omaha, October 27.—A bold at-&lt;*> tempt was made to rob a train on Saturday evening, on the Chicago and South-western Railroad, a branch of the Chicago Rock Island and Pacific Railroad, running from Wilton, lowa, to Leavenworth, Kansas. While the 'soutlrward-bound express; train was stopping at. Cameron, Missouri, for supper, and while but two men (the baggage-master and a passenger) wore on the train, six masked inch boarded the train and ran it two miles from the station. They then stopped and entered the express car, and presented pistols nt the head i>f the baggage-master, whom they took for the express messenger, and demanded the key to the express safe. When they found that they could not get the key, they then put the" air brenks on the cars, and threw the valve of tho engine wide open, thus letting her driving wheels slip.. The robbers then escaped, and :io clue to their identity or whereabouts lias thus far been obtained; but it is believed they are...
Arrival of the English Mail VIA CALIFORNIA. (From the Herald) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
Arrival of the English Mail VIA CALIFORNIA. (From the Herald) The Cyphrenes, with the English and American mails, arrived in Port Jack-&lt;*> son at 10 a.m. on Friday. Her dates are not so late by ten days as those by the Ceylon, lint tho following items have not been made public. London, November 9.—A grand banquet was given at tho Mansion House this evening ' ia ?? comnicmorar tion of Lord Mayor's Day. A large number of invited gnests, including members of various foreign Legations and. .othor...'. distinguished foreigners, were present to participate in : the festivities of the occasion. Among the English Cabinet Ministers who accepted invitations were Mr.; Disraeli, Earl of Malnxsbury, Earl of Derby, Earl of Carnarvon,' Marquis of Salisbury, Mr. Gathornc Hardy, and Mr. Ward Hunt. Speeches were made by several Cabinet Ministers, in which especial reference was made to the impartial administra tion of affairs of State by Disraeli since his succession to the Premiership....
SHOCKING CALAMITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
SHOCKING CALAMITY. The New York journals bring par-&lt;*> ticulars of a shocking calamity at Fall River, Massachusetts. A fire broke out in the fourth floor of a wooden mill, and the flames, fed by oiled cottons and other combustibles, spread with such ra pidity that the escape of sixty opera tives on the sixth floor was cut off. Many of these operatives .were women, and at last they .were, forced to jump from the windows to the ground, seventy feet below. ' Some fell upon, straw and mattresses thut had been hastily col lected, and were .not severely injured ; others, however, were instantly ltilled by the fall, or were fatally wounded. Some who dared not leap were suffocated be fore tho eyes of their relatives. In all, twenty persons were lolled outright, or have since died of their injuries. Three are missing, and supposed to be dead, and thirty-six are on the list of wounded, making a total of fifty-nine -killed and wounded.; ! Six of the killed, who were mangled and b...
WOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 December 1874
WOOL. Some little inquiry which was shown for the first few days after the close of the recent sales has since died away, and during the past fortnight there has been nothing doing in this staple. Wo learn, however, from'the manufacturing dis tricts, that consumption is going on at a fair rate, although at the same time it would appear that tho demand for woollen goods is hardly maintained to the same extent as recently. 'Messrs. Charles Balma and-Co. report :—-" The more remote prospects of the market are scarcely so promising as those now immediately before us; for, notwith standing that many circumstances exist which '?? will teiid to favor continued activity in the woollen industry, it can not be denied that the range of prices now ruling is mncli above an average, and that the largely increased produc tion arising from, the new clip, whicli will Shortly be coining forward, it is said even earlier than usual, will, therefore, probably exercise aconsidcrable influence in checking...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 December 1874
: S'i : ; r ? '-j- v ??-.?A'.?TEkTie£liaVi? iwiticaiiirtj BkitiwteJ: to-Kfirt. "Itj.rr'.ftt- fui>/W.?*,r,:-'l.'iUr liTfc juii. uh i r^"7.r:.'Vht^l3^''ftii!i , .rJ;'ri'la>.*i .'sltiurivkis . -vteommit fctjrirfcntwtlivtJ- triiivrrti,rU'iiiriw.foltwwk,jjiitfa?. r. "SiSGi.Rrhjs intion-tirriM.., ?.','.; -?.-..'".-?. :"'v.O?Utt?r'J''!;/trri.'';??-?:.-'';.,'?-,' .. .v ;??.?_";-.; Kotiije Correspondents. J^6}w^rvsa?.&A *. Hi I'M** &lt;,t??r>;-?ui?tK-ttiCT? ? \ i -ruacWwl',iitl't-fe?ti-rii-tSl(;ft;lii tSieitttcrruw.iis titima ;>&lt;.' Vliat&lt;..ijr, jtfu.rv 1.-t tiM.&iyt. of I^ulllic?^4*alt, ; , eiui-" BOfc -t^rljt^iirrfiU'-iti.lrljwt'iiK.itkiiiitiltttic...'. .* sisiVr.ETiix Ani?.-s".'.'Uta;;,- ??? .?.,?:.-?-. ! r.r.Octortrt 1?, I?U., ?;:.-'-..'-'?:. ?:. -r-'-r-'r.r - ..;. ?? ' :? Wanted ME'K'FOH,' RING-BARKING. J. H. THOMSON. . Xeotsficld, 21st December, 1874. Wanted A' G EN 1C RA L SKSTAKI. An elderly person preferred. APPLY AT THE OFFIC...
TRANSIT OF VENUS. London, December 20. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 December 1874
TRANSIT OF VENUS. London, December 20. The transit of Venus was observed very successfully in Egypt, India,' Rus-&lt;*> sia, and Japan. Professor "Wilson, of Melbourne Uni versity, died suddenly at Schnaoper Point, on Friday afternoon, from-paraly sis. Deceased had been ailing for, two years past, bnt no apprehension had been felt. On Thursday evening he wrote a long account to Mr. Ellery, of his observations of the Transit' of Thus Allomoy-Gcisenal, in the. Vice - Admiralty Co-ait. coascttod to release the Sfarparet Jane, on payr/ic-nt of all t-xpcUMis. attendant on seizure and prosejrntki-a..' ' A. telegram, frwin Adelaide states tlmt the deaths for the last three mouths atooont to nearly 1000 ? £re=i!y la ' excess of "the average. Miasmatic disease: is. prev-alerit. The steamship J3lora' was towed afloat nt a quarter jsast 5 o'clock .oa Saturday morning, by the- tugs AVTUiams, Resolute, and Bescne. She then proceeded up the south channel hi tow of the Williams. " . . '...
BRISBANE AND TORRES STRAITS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 December 1874
BRISBANE AND TORRES STRAITS. . MCUt VA1~ (ton. ISfi Ottu'j-v, tNT t. -. Kill SmwAir, „ „ 1l*li.I*u,intjttv _ ,. 1Mb January, ISK. „ "ell. FwbnmrV, ,. . „ Tib Xarch. ,, „ -Itli AckII, „ 11K* PAT* U. ! *.U.stSnil.4t!ilA't.l-87?. '. „ Kior. ? XMJi .. „ . „ i'.lli l)?c. ., „ viti. j?ii.i>r,-> ,. SfcitlVk. „
GERMANY. London, December 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 December 1874
GERMANY. London, December 15. Among the documents seized from Count Arnini is a letter from Bismarck, dated December. 1872. expressing a preference for a Republic in France, as a Monarchy would restore alliances that would eventually become dangerous to Germany. The editor of the Ultramontane organ, the Gcrmania, who is also a member of the German Parliament, has been arrested, and sentenced to one year's impri-ioninent for offences against the Press laws. London, December 17. Tite trial of Count Arnint has termi nated. For the defence, it was main tained tliat the Count had a right to retain the doeuniciits. The prosecutor demands a .sentence of two mnLa half years' imprisonment. Judgment will be given on Saturday. There is a. wide spread report that Bismarck will resign his position as Chancellor of the Empire : the osten sible cause is a vote by the Parliament condemnatory of the arrest of the Editor of the Qcrmania. It is expected the Emperor will rvfiise to accept the resig nat...