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Tattersall's Annual Race Meet- [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
Tattersall's Annual Race Meet- WE take the following from the Herald of Saturday :— Maiden Plate, of 5 sovereigns each, for starters, 100 sovereigns added, for all - maiden horses at the time of entrance. Penalties for winning there after—once, ulbs. ; ? twice or moro, 71bs— Second horse, 10 sovereigns from the prise, mil*. Mr. X'Tatt** b. c. Mriot-iTS'C V ?'? ?' c— JKTth, 5 y?iiiF, 7?t. ir-'.t- (.iJ.c.L I :? : , -.aJSe-peiraliy" (H. GnTul.) -? -- 1 ? A~ Bosnian's eh. c. AUiub, by Bul?imbar | Atslanta,. 3 years, 7st- j ding 7tte. penalty KG-Thomson") _. ... 2 Sis. H. Robinson's, b. c. Zetland by Yatt?i- | .don—Ellen Tree, 3 years, "et. Clbe. (O'Conuor) * — Betting t 2 to 1 on Jlelboarne : 4 to 1 bar one. Mr..'.Kiss lost no time in sending ttiem' *w*y, and when the signal wast g'rren, Zetland w?s the first to show at the fro?ti and he led up tlte and past vthe stand by a length and &lt; ?-hadf,. Athos and- Melbowme fallowing ?with a lefcgth ? between them. After rounding tie ...
MUSWELLBROOK. FIRST INNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
( MUSWELLBKOOK. 1 KUSSCT 1HHIKOB. J. Whitehead, inn out 3 E. Hcgarty, c. E. J. Burke, "b. J. Martin... 2 ? Elsley, c J. Martin, b. H. Adams 3J W. Hodge, c. 11. Adams, l>. Bnrke S J. Fagan, not out.—..'. ....... 39 W. Denshire, b. J. Bnrke. 1 G. Cook, b. E. J. Burke &lt; 0 j>. Kidilrie, c anil b. J. Bnrke r 0 J. Fishbourne, c. X SUrtin, b. E. J. Burke o*, C. E. Sawkins, c JT. I'arr b. E. J. Bnrke... I H.G. Bnmell,b.E.J.Barie 0 5nndrie5............-....—............ IS. Total Si Thus leaying MnsvrcUbrook victorious bj one innings and 27 runs. -
Loss of the Emigrant Ship Cospatrick by Fire. FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY LIVES LOST. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
Loss of the Emigrant Ship Cos patrick by Fire. FOUR HUNDRED AND SIXTY LIVES LOST. SINGAPORE, December 20.—A most disastrous calamity occurred to the emi-&lt;*> grant ship Cospatrick, which left London on the 13th September, bound for Auckland, under the command of Cap tain Elmslie, aud having on board upwards of 499 souls.—The vessel took fire off the Cape of Good Hope on tho l&th November, and ' only three of-the crew (the mate aud two seaman) have been saved. .Their names, are Mac dohald, Lewis, and Cotter. These three men were fortnnately picked up by the steamer British Sceptre, from Liverpool. They state that within, one hour from the fire breaking out, the ship Gospatrick was completely gntted, and the greater number of the passengers cast them T selves overboard to escape the conflagra tion, and perisned-—Captain -Elmslic and Dr. Cardrc held by the ship till the la?t moment, and were compelled at length to jump overboard, and were drowned.-: —Tiro boats, in...
Musclebrook. [FROM A CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
Musclebrbok, j.'':. ::""'. fjFBOJI A COKBESrONDEST-] ''.' S-iS' A CBICKEX jnatcti. was played on the resme, MnswcHbrook, on New Year's Day, between the Singleton Star and MusirellbrookDb- ? ? trict CJubs, and resulted ia a very es?j victory for the local club. With a few excep tions, the" fielding was not "brilliant Below are the scores:— KTAB- CLUB. FUST ?BUSINGS. [ l>. Hooker, cW. Denshire, b. EJeley;...... tf John. Martin, cJ. Whitehead, b. Elstey._ Q J. Burke, ?& and b. Elplejr. 3 EL Adams, "b.-Fishboarne.-—'.....? . 7- E. J. Bnrte, c Hegarty. b. Fiahbourne... 2 J. Martin, c. and U. Elstej i J. Parr, c. Denshire, b. Elsley ...-_-...;.— 0 b. P&hboumc- — ? ' ?. Shanie, c andh. Elsley .— 0 ' J. Hooker, c O. Cook, b. Blsley S H. SJuglctou, not ont ..— 6 Sundries &lt; - 4 29 BECOKD: INKINeS. V, Hooker, c. Hegarty, b. Fishbonme.—.' T ? J. Parr, c Sawkins, b. Kshbonnus _ S E. J. Surkc, c, W. Denehire, b. Elaley ..... 0 H. Adams, c and h. Eldey 9 J. Martin, l&...
A Catechism; for General Use in Ladies, Schools. (From Melbourne Pnnch.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
A Catechism; for General Use in Ladies , Schools. (From Melbourne Pnnch.) At the commencement of the Christ-&lt;*> mas recess—which used to be called the Christmas holidays, before shops were transformed into "emporiums," schools into " seminaries" and "' establish ments" and " educational institutions;" and farmers- into " agriculturists"—a number of ladies engaged in female tuUion—which, is the modern English for the old English " school ma'am"— waited npmi Mr. Punch and engaged him in conversation. After favoring him for about an hour, with a flood of light discursive talk concerning . the weather, past, present, and to come ; the opera, the latest clerical scandal, the Plymouth inquiry, the measles, and the relative advantages of Qnecnsland and Sorrento, they rose to take their leave. They then* came to the actual business of their visit. It -was to ask 3£r. Pnnch to devote soino portion of liis .valuable time during "the vacation"—meaning, the holidays aforesaid— to ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
To the Charitably Disposed, and the Hawkesbmy natives of this ?District. A3IEETIXG will take place at ASH'S HOTEL, on FRIDAY Xcxt, at 4 O'clock, p.m_ to raise Subscriptions for tbe relief of the snffeiers by tlielstc disastrous fire which occaritd at Wiudxnr. tSf The Cheques of those who caiutot at tend will be moit acceptable. JOHN; BKOWKE. Singleton, Jan. 4,1875. ASHTON'S BRITISH AND AMERICAN WILL PERFORM AT MTTSWELLBROOK, TUESDAY stlt 7 and WEDNESDAY 6th iasU: SINGLETON, SATURDAY 9th, & MONDAYI Iltli Inst. JERKY'S PLAINS, WEDNESDAY 13th InsL DEN2LVN, FRIDAY, 15th in?taut. OAirMON, TUESDAY, 19th Inst. CASSILIS. FRIDAY, 22nd Inst. On Sale. Flonr—Superfine end Honxe . bold—of Superior fjtuditica ; also, Bttuj,' ' Pollard, itaize, -α-hiu: and rcllaw If(UieMe?l, ? at cuCTcnc.rates. . ?/ Z. B. SAWJSrSS,/ ?- ' ' . Hunter &ir? Hear MTU* ASHTOINTS BRITISH AND AMEPfCAM CIRCUS, \ On their route from the Gilbert Katugee arid I ?" Charters Tovreu GoUtGctds. rpms OXLY ctucus th...
Murrurundi [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] January 5. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
MuxrurnmdL frKOJI OCB COItIlE25rONJ>EKT.2 January 5. The long-continued drought in this part of of the comitry, gives rise to grave fears to holders of..; stock. Water ia so scarce pa Liverpool ?'?. Plains,: that it iu contemplated I " yarding'* the theep. The grasshoppeir plague [left very herbage of any kind—in many. i places none—null the large o£ bush I fires whicU have been ragiug,' and the. dry weather, have certainly not improved matters. I never saw the district present srich an arid luiddcrohitc. appearance. The Page is dry iii many places—only n few holes contain : water: .?.???'?'.'. .V ?;?.;??. ?...,?- ... ;.:"?.:'??; ? .'?/?': : '.: ' - ; On Suudtty last*. aV somewhat sudden death : occurred at Ilaydoiitou. Mr. Butler,'.the : husband of the w&lt;mian who ?hot a portion of her hand off some few dfcys ago, being, the' unfortunate one." An inquest, -was held on, the bmly on Moudayj by the district coroner, but the verdict arrived at I have , -not heard. It is sa...
Select Poetry. SONG OF THE SUB-EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
Select Poetry. SONG OF THE SUB-EDITOR SciULTCa. ?catch. tcrMaly T*t*GT*ttii*r Items, wad News Kmyi. Talc*, uid Bertom, "VTJBI the Uacknt Usd of hia?. SerUcbL KwTbes. Debt. udOut i Enloirr, rut; - JTnrir; .nil CMit, M?t1I?d?— Scotch, **&lt;*&lt;*. ?eMtefc[ Ape2fi?3r. ClmllViuk mad Star, Otl£.4rfHim,an* of?cr. . larmitloft. Harahoe, aiMLt?ntbv -ToOr.rtahlMi.MidtXooUt. 3tt.phj>k? awtSonk*. "Wlcli upw?n??ml dnwvil itrotak ' Safe, MdYfaat ntf Stem* i'Vlit?^akC?anM?r.aaSua^ Scnteb. KMtebv aenteta. ?Sttt ??T>eta~-?mmnl?*. ~abm~ ' TersateeiOma. who asrarpq^
THE SETTLING [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
TSE SETTtlS&lt;i.' the"name, cyeniiig ??at.'36r.",", Ash's -lioyal Hotel, The folio wing" amounts were'jpaid over;—Mr. Gi*Uirn.ore,- JE7S; Mr. GoliDe, ?:. £4i lOs. s Mr. Curtis; X4lM3s.f Mr. Kerrigan, KG 13a."; Mr. A. J. Grimtlis, second money Maiden Plate, £7 ; Vlr. Ernu?, second money, Selling Stakes, £3 ? Mr. K. Browne, third money, Singleton Handicap, £? ; Mr. G. Mayo, second money, All Agcu- : stakes, ' JC3 ; total, X2Ol Bs. The ectttiug passed off' very satisfactorily, with the exception that oiie of the winners made,, some demur about (paying the usual deducted by the committee. l"o champagne was &lt;lriink on the occasion nod the business was -rerr soon disposed of.
THE NEW PAGE OF LIFE [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
THE NEW PAGE OF LIFE lot not?lili?nor?orTo?rfjn: tear TaU for tbejier that b*e.pa*V4inraj; ' arbotoe, ?nd hope to tbe WebO New Twr. - Freibaowei>majr?prb>c with each oj?ibif;daT, Jtntf tttbm to aught yob-arouktbaekirard trace Throat the daji of tbe Old deputed Tear, In the tablets ol memory Bfte then a> place, Botoh't ODlTtbeaetoatantmimyaiiileleac. . .?WbrsboejawoptostorU.eJoKthat are pa.tr ' WbrmhDaM'awaoamfortheyeanthataraloet? TJ? the law of alt ll&.?o the. cbMtenlnc blot Ibkcs hop* molr?we.ttothe tempeiC tost. Cberfciitfce bant; ebcxteh the dcy r - CbcrbbOiehapeefKfntejebclcte; The c4oed. Out bm p?i>'4 bwre bdat nv, They wUI tenr male dim tb? iimli. briglit lifjit SniypMtttrila; bnty PwtKrirf; Mix not pteMons -"Ich ?n>-&lt; ?\toj- ; Turn o'jr theypul Ute MtM; - . Tr*&lt;*> On IK ?oehl you maid IminAstrojc £*t It be yltlaljr, teisbUr clnuv ywt! from tie ?Urt?ome Uint ot-wtobb-, Tbcn'wbcK ?g*ta romesitta* btizht K&lt;rw Year, 'Xvi...
MR. T. BRODKER'S NINE FIRST INNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
KK. T, BBOOKEE'S NOTE." rutsr isktsgs. H, Sattlcr, efc J. Sattler, t>. K SattJcr.. 4 C Bower, b. J. Sattlcr— .> T. Bzpoba, b. J. Battler. „.. ? "W. Brookor, b. J. Settler g H. Ktiter.b. J. -battler , _ 35 A. Baker, b. J. Sattler- , F. Bojrer, c. end b, I*. SattW. , yrz Cttaneer, not.otct—_.^...!—?„.„?_, .; q LbvW? ...._, 1 5 IJVG& , , ~--r- . ? 1,. 4> I*g-bye -~ I '- "„ - ? Total _w____ ?"" ?feCCOHD IKCOOCOe. H. Bitter, U. r.-JEstber 1 ? n, Bt JSetJto; b. X. Esther. . t ? W. st.lt. Bitter, b. t JSather... j T Scoolaexv Hot 0bt?...~..~-..?~???-... Hu&lt; JL Baker, K. E, SUMer. , .... t C. -Boirerv b T N. Bitter. 1 .- 1 ~T. Bower, li'X Bettlex—_:__ s - ~W. t?*rencc iaa out ,„ 'Ot "W, Cnnscer,, b. T. Eather. j; Sjcs- _.— _ Ij Wide - t Total I'list innings.... SI Grand total —....10ft. ?TVoather stdl a?. dry n& ever ; rain 5s anti cipated, but Epsat fears are entertained that ire arc to be disajipointed agnin.
The Two Friends, A Tale of Life in Australia. (Written expressely for this Journal. CHAPTER IX. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
The Two Friends, A Tale of Life in Australia. (Written expressely for this Journal. CHAPTER IX. [ BY A. G. M.] "BLEST if it don't beat hall I hever did see, par. Wat a haudacious 'assy [?] Mrs. Polish sat d own the side of her bed, and commenced to regulate the folds of licr dress, smoothing , them down, lovingly just where tlie pocket \s. 'Tis comfortable to feel tltc bottle of brandy safely stowed away there for Tier own private nsc. Sho is a sensible sort of womun ; she knows " wats wat, and sho don't let Polish know hcverythihk, she don't —not she hideed, not liif site knows itl She ain't soft enough for that 'cro, who ain't; she nin't got no patience with them Hats of wimmen that cau't keep their own minds nohow— only fools them 'ere, like that Tilly Nobler. As tmc as death Tilly couldn't keep this 'cro bottle of brandy, no, not five ininits. without rnnin' orf to Nobler to give him a share on it.' . These are the lady's wise reflections as she smooths down the folds of her ski...
Goorangoola. FROM A CORRESPONDEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
Opbraagoola. Lfbom ,a; cokeespondestJ A SCEATCIL match, with nine a aide, caine off last Boxiug Daj-. The utmost pleasure and go6d humor prevailed throughout the game, which was concluded about C o'clock. IJelow arc the scores:— lilt. T. EATHEITS XIK3S. ? rinsT tsojiscs,' J. Saltier, b. V. Brooker '..„ 1 P. SntUer, b. W. Brooter 12 T. Eathpr. b. W. Brookcr '10 W.' c. Bower, b.T. 8r00ker...... II ~VT. Piorkina, e. and b; W. Brooker ;....' S D. Cowler, b. .W* Brotiker..'.. ,3 C. Sloes, uot ont .7. ..„?.....;...........„..; "3' J. TollUurst, b. W. Brooter.-i......'.:.;.... 0 ?W , . Lavrreuce, b. W. 8r00ker.....;.. ._..;.i.'. 0 . Byes...— _ 8 "VVidcs _ 1 Total .......:: 64 SECOND ISNCJOS. , X. Eittcr, U. H. SatUor. 6 T. Eathcr, not out /?„. 12 T. Sattlcr, st.'.H. Sattlcr, b. W. 5, VT. Perkins, b. W. 8r00kcr....._.....;.......i 16' W. Daniels, b.'-H. Rittcr-;....:.......... „;;."," 6 J. Sattlcr. ran. 0ut................... 0 C. Moss, v c. Bower, W. 8r001er.......... 0 D. Cowlejyiun 0ut.....
Singleton Police Court. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31st.1874 Before Mr. G. JARMAN J.P VAGRANCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
i Sing-letcn Police Court. TrilTi:riI.)A.Y,-r>i:CE3LBi:i: 51st, 1S74- Before Sir. G. JAJ£MA>\ .1 .P. YAG-TtA-NCT - . Leeiaia I7:urlo>e, an. old woman 68 lears of use, charged, with bciag: drank, pleaded not guilty. Constable Silence on. oath stated that, oa Tuefday last he apprehended rtrfrnrtant tor bemg-dnrdciaJofasb-stieet,. Sngtetoo. She said, she vraatec*. protection-, he took her to the lockup. \, .-".'? Th? &lt;fefeodbu?tiiymgi>een; jo tte lockup since Tuesday, ixJeWorehip-eeTerdj- a-dm-on. shed jtnot f?w-Ti'?reedC bee i?efore H. Oxessie, 3U?-,' sad G.'XaKaiAS JJ?.. , ' Booth license* -were grantc-iV to Messrs. W. A*fa, of the Boral hotel, a?4 George Trunley &lt;???£ the Tradesmans'Arms, for pexmissibn to sell fermented and spiritnems liquors on the iiinpletoa Bace-coarse on New Year's day, (Friday.) Also hawkets , and pedlars*' licenses -were granted to Francis 31arone, of "Westbrook r and Ana Esuterbrook, of Singleton.
The General Election. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
Tile G-eneral Election.. THE following we :iho candidates returned to Parliament- Tliwc marked -with an asterisk. Irckl scats in the late Assembly. ' . JPadiinaifn— lltai. J.- SutlierVand* , , nn- ; ; opposed ? . ??:? ; TfcmcaitU —Hon. Hi A. lAojif; 041 voles. Sydney (j??O—Hon. JHt. P&rkes*, 3828 . votes ; J. Slacintosh*, 3G51 votes; ??-'.'?? A. Stuart, :i(*SS vote*; J. Varies, .???-? ???;: 239*Votes.". .-' ?;? -?~.' ?'.?/? ? .???:? ? S'liitcH C Wtft) —.T: Uol?crt?on*, 2703 rotes GF. 11. , lWblw; SHH votes;-.11. C. ' ' Dangar. iiOt votes ; A. .Cameron ? - 212P> rotes. -'? ':. . ':? :? ParrdMtatta—llugh Tajlor* 1 ,-tSO votes ; C. .J. Byr?? r ''?;S'Jl' : ot&lt;?.- ? Glebe— Hon. U. "ft". AUeii*, 1239 votes.. . . J\'rflrt*>H'W—-tj- 0. feroTva*,; unopposed.' ;'*' ; Hastings— -1U B, KmitU", nuojiposed. . ghtHtlha A\"ardcnr? ?noppo?e&lt;(. ? Bartlr'j —Tliomas Br?wii; nnoppowit'? MaitlatuL dKnif) —S,-ScholeyV 233 vote*. ? m?(i>ii/?rrtt.- Driver*, ?53 votes. ...
Singleton New Year's Day Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
Singleton New Year's Day Races. .Ox Friday last tlie races .announced to be held on' Slew "Year's Dny: duly came off on .Mr. Howe's course ? The weather was rather unpleasantly warm. As the day wore on. what was at first but a light westerly wind gradually incrcasol, till by the time fixed for the last races it was almost blowing a gale. On the ground there were, upwards of 51(0 persons, who caused tlie publican's booths and cake arid fruit stalls to drive* good trade while daylight lasted.. - Mr. Ash, of the Royal Hotel, and Mr. G. Trunlcy. of ]the Trades man's Arms, ministered to the necessities of . the famishing, and to the large class of those who believe thatv by indulging in cbpioui potations with their friends, they strengthen the bonils of friendship.; T.he great demand appeared* t-O''-- be : for'; cordials,' , , and; consetmen'tly, there.-. wi ' little ?'.' or no ? exhibition of drunkenness. : It is a pleasing fact tb,ut' the day's racing was eminently successful, and the ...
Cricket. (From the Mercury.) ALBION CRICKET CLUB V. SINGLETON CRICKET CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
Cricket. (From the Jfercury.J ? ALBIOX CBICKET. CLUB V. SIXGUE TON CKtCKJJT CLUB, Tins return, njsteh between the AYest Mait-. land Albion Cricket CInb, and the. Singleton Cricket Cluheam-! off on .N*?w.'.Yeat'SDay. ? on the Albloii Ground, "West MaitJandiiiiKi ?was. won. l>y theJAtbioas. The fielflin* on both eWce was loose, especially ja the oeeonSL innings. For thoAlbions, Oaua, CWyml fcimi; and lianrie distinguished. tUcmaclTcs as elitl also Hand, WaiMv, out Gleiraie, on behalf or tie Club. There not being time to complete the match,>' w* decided i>7 tire fiwt iuniug* Sn> favor ?f the Albions, tatcvea Trait the Tnitch been played ont, the result "would dpubiless have bceu the Ktmc. We heir it it probable- that these clabs wilt meet again this season. - The following ia the score Dβ far as the match iraS played :— " . ALBION C3LOB. . FtRST IXKLXOa J. Patrick, 1.b.w., k. Fawcett._ - J G. I.anglcy, ran out. -....-. C C. Wjndba?i. c. Hand, b. Favroett 1* T. OuuK, cUtnt, ...
FATAL POWDER EXPLOSION [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 6 January 1875
FATAL POWDER EXPLOSION A shocking accident occurred a Messrs. Curtis and Harvey's gunpowder mills on the 3rd near Houn-&lt;*> slow, by which four men were killed, and a man aiuT boy injurcil. , Amongst the numerous buildings on tliesc extensive works, is a brick and slate structure called ? tin , " mixing-house," and it is hero that the three' ingredients of which gunpowder is composed—charcoal, salt petre, and ? brimstone — are brought separately to be mixed. For that piirr pose they arc emptied from small bags iuto v cylindrical machine, or barrel, called the -'monk," and; then stirred until they arc thoroughly amalgamated. The next process is the taking of the compound from the mixer, and. placing it in bags for the purpose of its being conveyed into tho incorporated mill; and it -was whilst this operation -was being performed that the four unfortu nate men lost tlieir lives. As the men ?were engaged in removing the mixture from the "monk" to a cart outside, and ?when ...