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Like Honest Men. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

Like Honest Men. COMMENTING on the qualification of some of the candidates whose names are mentioned in connection with the Gun-<*> dagai electorate, the Times write:- " So far as wo. aro enabled to judge frotn. oonvoreations with bona fide eeloctors from various parts of tho colony, , they have no deeiro to repudiate their obliga tions, but, on tho contrary, aro prepared to abide by tho contraot which they entered into with ..the Grown/ : Mr, McCourt, ono of the candidates for Oamden, and the proprietor' of one of tho local papers, stated, a day or two ago that tho bgna fide eelectors. in that electorate were not in favour of the re mission, and it will bo recollected that when a little timo ago Mr. Garrett, at same place, condemned in such 'Un measured terms tho proposal to abolish tho interest, ho was cheered. We notice, that the selectors of the Boga dis trict, in whioh the settlement has boon thoroughly boria'fide, are not desirous that the interest should be remi...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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The Indians Iron Serpents. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

The Indians Iron Serpents. ONE of our exchanges has the following: -The Indians of America have some curious ideas of thunder and lightning. Recently two Indian women were struck by lightning in the neighbourhood of Fort Bufford as they wore carrying pro visions to tho garrison, Tho Indians ootilii not bo induced to stay near tho bodies, which Obey thought had become tho habit-tion of an evil spirit. Tho catastrophe wim attributed to the preeenco of whites. Nearly all the In dians of the United States imagine thundor to be caused by the flapping of the wings of a gigantic bird, while the flashes ore iron serpents which every where accompany , this animal. The nneient tribes of tho Mississippi valley worship thundor in tho form of n god, who was to bo propitiated with sacrifices ; they offered him a dog whenever it thundered, or a child fell ill. This god was belioved to produce fires. The natives of Honduras burn cotton seeds on the altar of the gods whenever it thunders. More south...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Shooting of Mr. Norton, P.M. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

Shooting of Mr. Norton, P.M. Dubbo Express, Nov. 12. SHORTLY after the close of Sir Patrick Jennings election meeting last evening the town was thrown into a state of consternation by the report that Mr. J. 0, Norton, Police MogietraUyhed been shot iv M'Oanley's pablio-hoaae Air Norton .wee not dead,-but the ball entered behind the ear, and taking an upward and : backward course lotWi in or upon the bone. ? . .'? . :?..'..:.<. .The particulars are as foil owe:—Aβ is well known to many, an unfortauate connection ?has/existed: for along ii m ? pact between :; Mr. / ;Norton ; and' B rather attractive wo-nan, locally known aa Mrs. .Wilkie, wliobo husband; it will be remembered, held a respectable posi tion as superintendent of a station in this district; but, some three years ago I was convicted of from Mr. Ryrie, and gotthree; years' lmrd labour. After his incarceration, ai) il licit intimacy.sprang up bfitwoim tlio wounded gentleman and this' woman which gradually becamb an...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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The Apostate's Creed. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

The Apostate's Creed. N.Y. Independent, I believe is the chaotic Nebula, self-<*> existent Evolver of Heaven and earth and in the differentiation of its original homogeneous Mass, its first-begotten Product, whioh was nelf-formed into separate worlds; divided into laud and water; self-organised into plants and animals ; roproducoi in liko Species ; further developed into higher orders ; and finally, refined, rationalised, and perfected in Man. He descended from tho Monkey, ascended to tho Philosopher and sitteth down in the rites nnd customs of Civilisation, under tho laws of a developing Sociology. From thence he shall como again, by tho disintegration of the culminated Hetorogenoousneae, back to tho original Horaogeneousness of Ghaos. ????? ? ' I behove in the, wholly imporeonal Absolute, the wholly un-Catholio Church tbo Diminion of the Saints, the snrfival of the Fittest, tho J?ersiatonoe of Force, the Dispersion'of the Body, and in Death Evorlastinc-

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Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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The Floating of the Sorata. Adelaide, Sunday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

The Floating of the Sorata. Adelaide, Sunday. Echo. Noon on Saturday was the time stated when an effort would be made to tow the Sorata off the rocks, and long before that time it was seen from the shore that the vesel was nearly afloat. At first fears wero entertained that another tug would be required, the Al batross boing tho only ono in attendance. After half an hour's bard tugging theSo rata started with a rush, uuder tbo cheers ofthoseboard. Assoonasshefloated,sails wero pnt under tho holes to stop all risk of foundering. At present, tho amount of damage is not ascertained. The Sorata arrived at Semaphore anchorage late this afternoon. It is very fortunate that she got off on Saturday, as to-*loy it is blowing a hard gale, with heavy sea. . Later. Tho Sorata arrived with, pumpo equal to tho dischargo.of 60 tons per minute, and fitted with engines in every direc tion. ? In the main hold the keel is 30 inches up, and the interstices between the frames were filled in with bags of...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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An Easy Place. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

An Easy Place. REV. Henry Ward Beecher some time since received a letter from a young man who recommended himself very highly as being honest and closed with the request, " Get mo an easy situation, that honesty may be. rewarded." ? To which Mr. Beechor replied : Don't be an editor, if you would be 'eosv.' Bo not try the law. ; Avoid school- keeping. Keep out of the pulpit. Let alone all ships, stores, shops, and merchandise. Abhor politics. Keep away from law yers. Don't practice modicine. Be not a farmer nor a mechanic; neither a sol dier nor sailor. Don't study. Don't think. Don't work. None of them or easy, Omy honest friend, you aro in a very hard world I I know of but one real 'easy' place in it. That is tho grave," . ,

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Champion Boat-Race. HANLAN v. TBICKETT. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] Sydney, Tuesday, 3.10 a.m. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

Champion Boat-Race. HANLAN v. TBICKETT. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] Sydney, Tuesday, 3.10 a.m. Reuter's London message states that the boat race between Hanlan and Trickett was won by Hanlan easily.

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Items. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

Items. The conduct of Mr. David Gauosen (Chairman of Committees) in conection with the Kelly affair, has led to the action of the House being called for. It is not thought;that Mr. Daugar will have any opposition in tbo Namoi electorate. Mi. Collins refunes to op pose Mr. Dangar. : .; Mr Nowlan has been asked to.contest; the Hunter election.; .-,...?. ..;;. ???:;.';! Mr. Henry. Levien addressed.the oloctors at Wallabaduh on Saturday, and. mot with a good reception. '????;. . ; Civil servants get a half-holiday, on each nomination day, and the same oa the polling days, during the paliatnentary: elections. : . . Mr. John Barber, the manager of tho English, Scottish, and Australian Charr, tered Bank at Bulli, was drowned ou Saturday morning in the breakers while bathing. A robbery of gold is said to have taken place aboard the steamer Tararna, from: Dunedinto Melbourne. It is said that of eleven boxes shipped, containing £5000 each, only tpn were landed. ? Mr, Norton, P.M., who. was eh...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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TELEGRAMS. [THROUGh GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

TELEGRAMS. [THROUGh GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. THE result of the boat-race has cast a gloom over the city. Hundreds waited up all night to get the news, which was received at 1.20 a.m. It only took 1 hoar and 20 minutes in transit from London, and only SO seconds from Singapore. The result was published in tho Sydney morning papers some ten hours and a half before it was published in tho morning London papers. Thoro iB no clue yet of the missing box of gold from the steamship Tararua. It in proposed to repair the Sorata sufficiently to allow her.to proceed to Bydney for a thorough overhaol, Ibe cricket match between Melbourne and Adelaide was won by Victoria with H?en vricket? to spare. Later. Tho steamer Protos, which leaves Melbourne takes a cargo of frown meat, which consists of three thousand carcases of mutton and a few of beef, and 65 tons of butter. The meat ia all enolosed in bags. ELECTION NEWS. Sydney, Tuesday. The Son. R. Wisdom, Attorney- Genera), has boen...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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FURTHER PARTICULARS. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 17 November 1880

FURTHER PARTICULARS. London, Monday. The weather was raw and cold. Rain fell, but there was no wind. The race was rowed in a shower of rain. Hanlan was the favourite at the start, 5 to 4 being offered on him, and his host was five, pounds lighter than Trickett's,, .?.???;??. . Both men were in splendid condition. Jbo number of spectators was greater lian ever seen at any previous contests on the Thames. .. . . The start; took place at balf-paet one in tbe afternoon. Trickett won the toes for choice of sides, and selected the Jnrrey side of the river. At the start Hanlan caught the water first, end dashed away with a Blight lead, rowing forty-three strokes to the minute. Trickett ran forty, and forced the pace; and in endeavouring to keep to HanlaD, he showed very imper fect sculling form. Hie strokes wore uneven, and he occasionally threw tip iplaebes of water. After the £rs t mile Trickett showed better form. Hanlan had a lead of a dear length after the first mile, both men exhibit...

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poetry. IN THE DARK. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

poetry. IN THE DARK. The following poem was written by George Arnold within a few days of his death when the shadow of the night that knows no earthly dawn was already closing Bbundbim.] . : ~',-,?," ?-. ~'.'? ?..'/?? Ait. oioveleaa stand the ancieiitoeiair-treesi ilong tho drii ted sand-hiUs where they : . ?.? grow; ":????: ?-?'??:?? .?.?..>'.???;:.?.?>?:.?-.;?;:??--?? in 3 from the d?rk west ooaios a wander , ing breeae,.- .-. N , -/.??., .? ?.?'?? , ? : '.';- ?'; ;? .?".? And waves them to. and fro. >V;-.,; : s . ijjfltky darkness lias"along the eaad; '' Where bright the sunbaains of the morn ?? ???. iDgehondj-' :, v "??':?' .:?:'"'??':?'?' \"::" ? i]i3ttoeyo vainly seeks, by sea and JanS, Saroolight to rentiipon. ?:... v ; i .; : :; V : ? Ko large, P*'o glimmering vigil ?; keeps; , : ..;.? .?.?':'.? ?-,?..?;.?..'?.?,? ?~';; ,? - Aα inky seareflfiotf an inky sky; ~ iod the dark river like a aerpont creeps , Ti> where its bUck piece lie. . .'..-! sirangb'sfilty odours ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

r '''"'TnE'A'us^iiA^Mi';;::'::^: r A' ! L " AMBPICANVIiOCKiSTITCH.-;.: r -r ; .>a Tt jbstj!' SM ?: ! ; ; Most , r , ?Eas ily' .'iwqrked sewingi^aciiifie'iiti;',:" ??/< „; ""'? .''"'' 'tb priCjbV. it VLi;V>;o:ffr , ;>x.tJ r^Jo 3 tiitMlM iEDrldy %1> ?:'?' I , K.8,-rThU Li'JiiiAs on.TaWo j < f ' fcha Ti'o'?aio[whtfth*ewl)M'nt)l<wl?Mytliio' '??| !f iCotfilefint'AiuonSiiteSnnJflctariij.ltoc^ifisjiV ' the very Brcat eilTOntngo.of being not level V wjihi (ho tablo, oomplctc, withElegdntOmn montaT IriinStiinil.Wlth Kaidsonro'pdUsnco -'.'top?,i3Oni^lot*r : RE?oOED.TO)dfeJo?!' >*$&& rtilA'6lrtiri! ! ,Wi{b ; oTO, : wlthiioHeh , (<cfoov&'i * 1 -i'-l&irZi lii.v in:..;!! li. '.x,:.:.::.:na'si-M, .(itjiiij' Letf f r theriMsn^f j Mtsans. M>. MbroUSD oo],:CJiUii .;?'. , A . f: ..SypNET;-N.S.>7,.^^ :r QontlemenJ- ??' ? ?-' J ,';. i,.-,.-?;:'. ~,' ; Our attention having bGencalled;to ! advojiispraenta; ina...

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All Kinds of Things. (From all sorts of places.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

All Kinds of Things. (From all sorts of places.) Mr. W. Briggs has offered a prize of £2 for competition at the next show of the H. R. A. and H. Association, The object for which this prize is offered is ono that must commend itself to beo keepere. Tho following are tho condi tion^i~-'", / For the competitors who shall ; in (ho neetest, 'quickest, am] most com plete rnnnnor drive out tho bees from a hive fall of comb, .capture and exhibit the qaeen, and transfer the swarm olivo Tho competitors are" tS'provide th^it 'own bote and hives, end neither Teile or gloves aro to bo worn. Vieitore will give that oxhibit a wide berth when the driving rmd catch ing bueineis ie going on, . A ion of Mr, Foguf, Custom House Qfficefrat Clnrdnco Hoatls, while play- IBg witb ~B pi?tol, Bhpt himself in the ' fsk|l3fl ? lJ9 m W3 |((?r ( win 'o>Ksjsm Irniiih :#.. Ira tesiaii itlife jory brought in J? .voraict , of £800 damages,'niithe %aia<F'time finfling that tbp , apology *l?e ; publiaho...

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European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, Nov. 15. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, Nov. 15. The Australian mails for England by the Once were delivered via Naples to-day. Nov. 16. IWGijoerel Sir Frederick Boberte bae : ; errlVed in London', ttiid' :lras hod a ?v'iplendid reception. fr£ : Ftns?er - tbjo vfeyfy^of;.:.Agram,; ; iri ? ?sAnetrM canning j.scriPuB; alarm among j in£|bitans. fi £. ,>';: ' : ; ,~ ,? ; > ; ihAyo beph defeated in on the Capo Rifles, and ?; the J rebellion ;chock..: v -'"?.? ? ? '?u:Twp ; of the .JJibiliHJtf recently- son-. ; ' tenced fttivfeftlvj In r?uosia "have bqein hanjf "*''"" Kr!i:- /.'?? '.?£?::,..:.'?.?. ??{;?..: : ? Nov. 17. S A lerribla cntaelropUo lies occurred in the State Minnesota, North America. ?A ld%(fc/%fpi< tbokiifird, dml; woe 'For'ty'of.tho inmates fl'OroooruedtPfdpiitli. ...... .:,.;,; i;A revolt noe 1 taken" place ijv Cnsli : inerc. : The rmtivo popolation liovo 7brolofl|cWt ! Rebellion . I Vi ? '!j ;i i:\' ~ii .: , : "Btjeoch conetUnqnteyat ;Birr|...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

TO BRICKMAEEitS.!/ WANTED MOULDEBB—Rote os. per. 1000. Clay taken from mill;: long job. W. Foromdn. pf.Brickyards, Jloonbi, near ; ; ;, : -; . v> : & : rt ?"'.A; i i;B;' , AMps;.. ?."-'?' ?? '^i'.'!' :^.: -';rf" V-.."'" 'Cflntractbre; T" the ; I ??TBrid(?othrough the?edbourn- ??? | berrj i; E?tate BEING NOW OPEN f I f-OH TRAFFICrhH Ecrepns Rrore- i ! quested to TRAVEL f>Y KOA I) as no Pcreone will bo allowed ' r '"~ -? to uee tho rond through tho Rncc courso nfter this date, _/_. _^___ .'"* ~~ r ~ JOHN K. HOWE. VRcdboutpberry, ;':?'. ' !; N , N0^17,1880,,-. ?;..-,.,; ;- ; , f .,,. TTTilin Ai5D A's YVQ.FOLLOVYS-t-T:>';--'.S ,r;o;:.:iO.j. ~:.-. ? --?" M OngA i To?DfiYifl;i : i'iiM- s , ri ' : ' :::: JEKRX!S^BL4-I-KS— — 'On Moxday, at Mr. PQWEB;B : aL 8? p^ny, ? SEDGEFIELt)- - Oa-TVKSDAY, at.Mr.B. BURNS', at Noon Oβ (ja-.^yofirNSON ,^' ,?'?,;,..?„.';/ -'1,. ?£& , J , -ff?i,:<!iv-;:!l \>-.v : .S-.r,iS ? '?? 'jt. On TVffSpAyciMr.rJ^aiESsGBAHAME'S' '...

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Important Trials at Gunnedah. Wednesday. .. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

Important Trials at Gunnedah. Wednesday. .. Mercury. AT the Quarter Sessions Edward Scan-<*> lon, charged with stealing from dwell-<*> ing, was acquitted. Charles Kinavan, charged with obstructing a road, was . discharged, on, his.'.own,.recognisance to appear when called upon. . John 1 Flem-, raing, ocensod of robbery at a store, nt was acquitted. , Qharlea Ham-, mond, charged with borsp-sioaling, was found guilty of receiving,, and Bontonced to twelve moths' imprisonment. Tbos.' Griffin, chargod.', wjth -bousa-breaking, was acquitted,,;: John Malholland, alias Lovely, Eiley, and .ilobn Bradshaw,; for the (juiriridi Bank; robbery, jrete.fonnd guilty, and. Bontdriced.ijo ,1,2, .yoare' im prisonment with hard .labour. W. and F.j CheesbbrougK iflnd :K.ingBley worp charged with 'cattlo-atonling frpm,:Mr.: GaorgoLodor. . Kingeloy was acquitted, anil,the two forcierwero found guilty ; of. rodoivihg, ,and remanded for, sontenco. Th|o latter cases ;extorAdod oye...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

SKRVitNOV '{' : Mrs.:' ; K. 'i\ ;,jiuilk;; 96>ya. "piiii Jlfiye .ballpcJta pro -'to ; fi4vl".-v''.. :T ?;.;;:!- r: ''V, .;': -v; ;.??,,!.r,;( ; .W.iNOWLAND, ?;?<??. :f ... f>;;:; ,"; .ii'm !?;ii ;i;i<- ii Cnmborwtll.-. ' ~J j [?OjniAA'TO LENO(. on approved Itw-". ':dZfu\)X)\J>:-ihoU to $1 ;Hj MiA.tHEWB,'Saryoyori'Birigletoii. . ??'.??? ??'><??. ?;? \ ;;tiTOlJliiS:?e '' ika COMFOBTABLBCpi'TAGEinKUZi- ia. BETH Sibeet,- !oppdsite:'-':\Veslcyen: .'.O|inrclr. ..?.?.-.'. .';!v;'.U: f i ,- [ ' : :^' : - : ;^' :;?' j ???;?, ??;.?;;.,?. ? ; v ; ?.???,/.';???:: \,v.: T;H JC-'.t:,-o^::-' '-?' v^; 1 s ' : '?.",..^?s'. l !..',7.'".i'.^\L.' j! f.* : '.' In ? tlie ;JEstate :! of;- the ;Late ? ? ;';? ,! ;:: : Jplin.:'Gjray-;'^ ::; ;- : ??? ? ALT, HKUSONSINUKUTiv'b totlmabovp aiuount' of THBIIt UEgl'EOTiyhr AC-. COUNTS to the undorsigned AT OiNOfi ??'. order to avoid legal proceedings.- < ;????'??'?????? 'AMBai J. QQV^.-,

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More Colliery Troubles. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

More Colliery Troubles. A MASS meeting of the miners of Grif-<*> fith's Flat Lambton, was held on Wed-<*> nesday, for the purpose of considering the action of the masters in declining to pay tho back money .in.accordance with. th 6 terms of the late Arbitrator'e award. Se,veral thousand person's wjvp prosent P Mr v Davitl district. chair-, man, presiding." The,'.following , resold viz,.:—lst. " Thafc this meeting condemns tho action of the masters. in ret using to pay: Jthe , arbi tratore' award, and, pledges itself ; to use , all legitimate means to enforce payment ofi the same." 2nd.," That special meetings be called at tho various lodges as!parly as'early as..possible in order thai ihstrnefcions may bo givon to the delegates as to what course shall be tajton to enforce payment of tho arbi tratore' award.".: , , ~, '? The firet respiution wne unanimously carried, amid much enthusiasm, without dissent. Tho niiuors evinced, a firm in tention to pro?s thei...

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A Lockout. Newcastle, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

A Lockout. Newcastle, Thursday. Echo. The miners belonging to the A.A. company's colliery were locked out this morning. The circumstances has created great surprise in the district. It seems itjijittheee 1 tniners have , n different agree-" ? nienifftqrii 1 ' tifijf';' others" in : ' : t\ia '.Tliittrict; bound' to ?goto.iWQrk.whenjtbero.is 'work : . for them. Yesterday, , . , howoVeV,??' they thj'ow. the grb i(316; in |orde 16'attefad tlm minpre'l ?aggregate '„ iaeetipy;; l, ftti. 1 ./this r '. question,ofipayment ;.flj,back j.money, question in which thoy worbnot person ally'concerned/ j ?S[b ;this : slip .-Wtie,''p6a- : ?triry) : to.'thie wish'ey,']ie.^ave'. ! inetr.oo(iibuB::to..aiio\y,none.. p£ ., .tliOj-trieii', ddwnthe.'pit this'mprningi stayed: ::aff worlc'jq^tefdiiy ; 'cpnsecjiriontly alltlid l,oiked;oVit.-iTJiey)OTU:M?tpjfi to;iakp ; but .thbir , : tools' immedJately , . ~. air;' MbsJ Dew , l^T!iiij,i ,! \ve=-pi-esnme; la ; Jjhp Sstiktici 6iolatfiiitidn ; 6f.j,he"Swie?"memi...

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A Little Girl's Fate. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 20 November 1880

A Little Girl's Fate. A FATAL accident occurred at the Wick-<*> ham railway crossing on Wednesday evening, at 5 p.m., whilst a goods train and passenger train were passing each other, a child named Margaerita Low den, aged 10 years, attempted to run across with bor brPtber's tea in hor hand. Sho passod the coal train safely, and thinking herself clear, did not look round as ehe proceeded across. Thb goods train coming up/kriocked her on to the rails, cutting hor'right arm completely off, and inflicting, other severe injuries, besides fracturing : the baso of tho skull. She was convoyed to tho hospital, where Dr. J. J. Hill and Dr. Carruthore per formed immediate amputation. In spite of all efforts, however, tlio poor Httlo creaturo succumbed at a quarter to eight in the evening. It was a forlorn caso throughout. Her Mnjosty is preparing with her own hands a descriptive catalogue of tho numerous interesting presents that have passed into hor hands einco sho etlo ceoded ...

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