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"SWORN TO NO MASTER, OF NO SECT AM I." "BE JUST AND FEAR NOT, LET ALL THE ENDS THOU AIM'ST AT BE THY COUNTRY'S, THY GOD'S, AND TRUTH'S The Singleton Argus. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER. 1ST, 1880. "A Rod for the Fool's Back." [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
"SWORN TO NO MASTER, OF NO SECT AM I." "BE JUST AND FEAR NOT, LET ALL THE ENDS THOU AIM'ST AT BE THY COUNTRY'S, THY GOD'S, AND TRUTH'S The Singleton Argus. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER. 1ST, 1880. "A Rod for the Fool's Back." PROSPERITY may be said to be produc-&lt;*> tive of two evils in the human subject a love of luxury, and a disinclination to follow a hard and fast line of duty :;*v&lt;mi-tbecnri-o;it is tronbles6mo and disturbs ~r one's case. But whether prosperity is, (~. '.' responsible for the ?. neglect of a, pjniri. ?&x:&lt; \ duty ot-a far reaching and important; ~r&lt; r&lt; naturo now noticeable in these colonies, ?> ? '>wo will not Undertake to Bay. 1 That *? : duty is 'thoSuppression of a now evil *? "j icalled larrikinism.- Tho 6cum of society h w '/, finds its levol in other countries by d? - "t ? veloping into a well-defined : mid easily. t' * discovered typo of criminals, many of whom aro reduced to their degraded p...
SYDNEY MARKETS. HALL, PRINCE AND CO.'S WEEKLY MARKET REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
SYDNEY MARKETS. HALL, PRINCE AND CO.'S WEEKLY MARKET REPORT. The markets during the week have shown some little activity for a few lines, especially towards the close of the sales. Good old oaten hay is selling at an advance on previous rates, nnd well made new is fetching good prices pit ia an ex traordinary fact at the opening.' of the season tho new hay invariably sells; we need hardly say wo hope.it will oon tinuo. Straw has been Bhort supplied of lato, and the few trucks arriving this week fetohed good prices compared to what it ha? previously been Bold for, Lucoruo—Windsor samples aa a rule aro coming forward too green. WelUmade is. selling fairly well, whilst other Boris nro difficult of disposal; on tho wharves, the business in this jino ii very stag nant. Potatoes—Our report will have to remain unaltered, for we cannot add or take any from it; old potatoja? are a drug, and wo Btrongly. advise oar custo mers to sell at any price oh?; tho spot sooner, than go tothe qxpensa of...
The Expatriated Jesuits. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
The Expatriated Jesuits. Exchange A BILL has been laid before the Jersey States Assembly in view of the expected arrival in that island of Jesuits banished from France. It is proposed to enforce the provisions of an Act of George IV. against the establishment of tho order of Jesuits in England. The Act pro vides that no establishment of the kind shall bo allowed .to immigrate, under pain pf. banishment for all concerned ; and no religion's order is nllowed to open a scholastic institution without the por missiori of the Assembly, under a penalty of £50. Tho monks of Chart reuse, anticipating exile from France, have purchased Hurst Court'? College buildings, just outside Hastings, ?ns an asylum, and it is stated that -Hales Place, Canterbury, the residence for many years of Miss Barbara Hales, a Roman Catholic lady, has been pur chased by the Jesuits for tho purposes of a college. Tho sum of £24,000 is to bo paid for tho' property, which includes 57 : acros of land. Tho college in to...
A Rampant Knight. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
A Rampant Knight. THE Melbourne correspondent of the Geelong Advertiser in Tuesday's issue of that paper says :—" Last week a man named Stephen James M'Culloch was ordered by a suburban bench of magis trates to payfiye shillings weekly towards tho maintenance of a forgotten responsi bility. Tho reporter for. the local.paper entered the name/oh his" copy ns S. James M'Culloch, ; and the local com-. positor, 1 with that prescience, arid uni versality bf knowledge which is his most endearing characteristic, instantly ap prehended tho hiatus, and printed:tho hbglectful father who had been broright to a sense of his responsibilities ns Sir ' Jamc? M'Cullbch. : Naturally, Sir James has been raging round town over since in n furious state, if so even-temperod a capitalist can. ever be said to bo in such an excited condition-—and his time is. now pretty well employed in meeting'the banter with which he is ds?diled. For,; ybu see, five shillings a week for tho putative son of a knight was su...
News and Notes. (From all Quarters.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
News and Notes. (From all Quarters.) This is how one of the free and inde-&lt;*> pendent let out at Colo the other night, "I perform that Mr. M'Quade is a fit and improper person to represent in the coming Parliament." Fact, says the 'Australian. \ '?.'..-, : A widow nomod Richards, residing at Redfern, died suddenly from ex cessive drinking. Sho had been in tbp habit of taking daily two bottles of schnapps and a quart of b.eor., Sampson, who was sentenced to death for wounding with intent to murder at Deniliquin, has had his sentence com muted to. 14 years' imprisonment with, hard labour. Somo comments havo been made on i the faot that Ned Kelly, when: sen j fenced to death, told Judge Barry that he would soon meet him before another tribunal. Peter Felix and James Walker, for' I murder at Tnmwortb,, nro each, to suffer. imprisonment with hard labour for life. ! Messrs. Riley Brothers, of Sydney, have given £1000 towards the erection of a high altar in St. Mary's Cathedr...
LONDON. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
LONDON. Monday. Boycott, to whose aid the Orangemen went who recently visited Balliorobe, has quitted there for England. In consequence of the continued threats of agrarian outrages, the.British Government has ordered the Ist,Cold stream Guards ;to proceed to; Ireland without delay. „ ,77. Tho Rev. — Enright, a Ritualistic clergyman,, has been , sentenced to impriHoniiiont for contempt of court, in refusing to oboy ,a dociaion of tho, Contt of Arches. , ~... ;;' Earl Granville, Secretary of Stale for Foreign Affairs, during a, speech ?' Hanleys, declared that it was impossible that the state of .affaire now . prevailing in Ireland could bo allowed.to continue. Ho said tho Govornmeut wero carcfpUy considering the matter, and -intended, immediately upon mooting; Parlinmeut, to introduco a measure, dealing with Irish disorders. Ho stated...that the first and chief aim of the Government would be to provide for;the future happi nes? of the,lrish. . ? ! : _ It ia announced that Parliament...
Electric Perforation of Glass. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
Electric Perforation of Glass. THE apparatus required for perforating glass consists of a rectangular plate of ebonite, its size being for a coil giving 4¾ inches. A brass wire passes under this plate and has its pointed end bent ,up and penetrating through the plate— .not farther. Thi? wire is cbnnectod with one of the poles of the coil. A few drops .of olive oil aro placed on the ebonite plate about tho point, - and the piece of glass to bo perforated is laid upon it, care being taken not to imprison any bubbles of air. Tho. olivo oil per fectly accomplishes, the object of insulat ing the wire. All that ia nece?saryis' to bring .down a wire from tbo outer pole of the coil, on tho piece of. glass, above the point ..of the lower wire, and pass the epark.T?y displacing the glass for successive sporks, it is easy to make a cloao serios of holes in a few.soconds. The Constituents of David Gamison, Chairman of committees in .Victoria hold a meeting week at Ararat and carried the fqllowi...
A Young Lady's Horrible Fate [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
A Young Lady's Horrible Fate Telegraph. AN atrocity unexampled in the annals of Australian crime has occurred at Opunake, N.Z. Miss M.Dobie, Who was connected with the London Graphic loft tho honso of a friend with whom sho was staying, in order to sketch fomo views. Her body was yesterday foUtid With tlio head woll-nigh severed from itj nnd with murks on it which led to tho .conclusion.that tho lady had been cat) jceteil to diabolical treatment. A man named .Walter Stannard' has bc&lt;*a arrested on suspicion of haying com raittodtho crimo, but it'is alleged th?t ho, is PQt the cujprjt
Teacher's Salaries. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
Teacher's Salaries. FROM an official document issued by the Department of Public Instruction, we take the following extract: In the month of March last salaries Here paid to teachers by the Council of Education at the rate in round numbers of £162,000 per annum. But teachers also receivod school fees estimated to amount to, £75,000 for the year. Their oggregato emoluments would therefore reach £237,000 por annum. For September, tho month in tho third quarter, of tho year corresponding to March in tho first quarter, payments were mado under the new regulation nt the rate of £258,000 per annum, boing an increase of disburement from tlio con solidated rovenuo of £96,000 per annum. When all the salaries have been adjusted and arrears paid, this increase will bo considerably augmented. Tho present obsoluto gain to teachers, however, is tho difference between tlio former rntoof emolument—£237,ooo per annum— and that now in force, £258,000—that is, £21,000, which Bum moreover is certain to...
Supposed Murder by Actresses. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 December 1880
Supposed Murder by Actresses. TWO members of the company who some time ago performed in Singleton under the title of the Stray Leaves Com-&lt;*> pany have been charged with un offence of a most Borious nature, according to thd Hamilton Spectator, which snys :— "A coronial inquiry waa hold at Colo raine Inst Saturday, touching the death of n fomalo child, whoso .body had been previously fonnd imbedded, head down ? wards, near the creek. Tho evidence nil went to show that a most brutal murder had beon committed, and subsequently nn information was laid and a warrant issued for tho,nrrcst of Ella Cnrrington "and Lily.Roid. Theso persons wero members of tho " Stray Leaves" Com pany, who recently performed ono night in Hamilton, and did hot appear, as in ? tendod, on the second night, swing, it. ?was alleged nttho tithe,, to Ella Carring -1 ton having sprained her anfclo. Such was. the despatch shown by the polico that these two interesting females havo been arrested nt.Adelai...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 4 December 1880
WANTED a Go6d Cdok arid Laundress' Wages, 12s. per week, Mrs. Bowles. " WANTED, n Housemaid. Mrs. J. B* Dlghi, Billingeley'House: -4?/ffiflA T0 LE ND, it Sums to suit st; _V/UV/: Borrowers. Apply to B. H. : Mathews, Surveyor, Singleton. Last Quarter^sAcGounts. rpiVO MONTHS AGO, to-day, we issued' JL Borno hundreds of ACCOUNTS, und up to the prcsonl not one half of them ha? been paid. Wo must onco more request dobtors to bo reasonable, and settle up without delay. : Argus' Oflico, ? December let, ISSO. "GLOVJDIt y. BEDJH&M. IN giving cvMcnce in this case, I Und thnt 1 was mistaken in my stutcmont and entry ns to tho timo plaintiff visited mc; I should havo stated 0.45 p.m. instead of 7,16 p.m. , RIGHAJID READ, JI,D f -: j.;-|f;S,7:;^7:;'' : p.^^^ TEJEHEARSALS—?? 2 PR " &lt;.„„ 77 DA *7 at 7.3op.m.,SHAftV^ - ! - ; ?,'"''''"'-? 'WANTED— -""7"T ,i, "" 7 T '.'??? '-. : :;-- -'7 ;:V' : i';-Mli.;:r, ?" '7"77 7 ALL SAINTS' CHURCH :;; :7.;.,,, ~,si_Nr&lt;3h__J _ a_?Qj...
Off the Shears. (From all Quarters.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 4 December 1880
Off the Shears. (From all Quarters.) The first parcel of 2o tons antimony metal from the new Corangular Smelt-&lt;*> ing Works, Kempsey, was shipped on Wednesday for the London market. Mr. E. B. Holt has given the Agri cultural Society .two .silver cups .for. wool, prizes at the next Exhibition." '."""'""?', Police sub-inspector ITitzgerald reports the discovery of a river 16 miles north of Cooktown, navigable for some miles. Another person named Busfill has boon cbmihited' for trial- for attempted personationat the late West-Sydney 'election;'!'. '?'';'' : . ! .' T ' ; ; -'?" ; '?"?' ' '"'"''"' Ih'the prosecution of the Wild pais . publicafiOUjthe Bench ihado an, order to pay thb minimuhr sum of £5 with lis -id costs, and the publications seized were destroyed, and such portions of tho plant used in tho said publication wero forfeited. '' : ! 7.'; ,: 7';,' ?-?- >; ' ? 'A'hiost extraordinary'crushing has taken placb'at the' Golden Grown Com pany's'mine lit Gyrnpie'." 1...
LONDON. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 4 December 1880
LONDON. Thursday. Lord Granville, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, has despatched a circular note to the Great Powers. He proposes that the combined fleet now in 'the Adriatic should at present disperso, and that the European concert should ba maintained, nntil tho romaining clauses of the Berlin Treaty referring to Armenian and Greek question be ful filled, A considerable number of rilarines is abont to proceed to tho disturbed dis tricts of Ireland. It is said that the importation of arra? for Foniari purposes is increasing. The Government of tho United States is now resolved to obtain redrosa for the murder committed at Fiji of an American citizen there. At tho wool sales, prices continue firm. Tho Sorata is proceeding quickly with hor repairs., '"'? ? Sub-inspector Fitzgerald continues tlio task of conciliating tho blacks of tho Cooktown district. Tho youug blacks nnd gins meet him, but tbo old blacks refaso at present. The San Francisco mail steamer City of Mew York arri...
MELBOURNE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 4 December 1880
MELBOURNE. Friday. The Australian Eleven arrived yes-&lt;*> terday, and received a great welcome from the Mayor at the Town Hall. A golden bat from Otago was presented to Murdoch, and a dinner, provided by thd Mayor was given to. tho team in'tho evening. ' '.' ' ' ' .V t Tho Intercolonial Conference sat ngain yesterday. ' Tho different colonies have agreed to contribute, iv equal pro portions, £20,000 to stamp out phyl loxera at Geelong.', They also agreed to joint legislation on tho Chineso ques tion! ' '.' Sir H. Parkes' proposals for tho settlement of tho Border Duties havo beon submitted, to which tho Victorian representatives . havo disngreed.. In order to settle tho matter definitely, it was agreed, to adjourn tho Conference, to moot in, Sydney on the 13th January. The iSorata left Adelaide for Mel bourne yo?terdoy.
THE FINAL ELECTIONS. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 4 December 1880
THE FINAL ELECTIONS. Friday. ...Messrs. W.C Proctpr and H. Copeland are elected, for Now England. '.Messrs, Cramsio and Wilkinson are elected for Balranald. ... ? /. Messrs. Tooth and Badgery are elected for. Cooma.., .., Messrs. Douglas and Loughnan are ahead for tho Murrumbridgee, but there are other. returns to copie in, though they.are not likely to.alter results.. , Messrs Wilson and Hay are olected fprthe Murray. . . Messrs. H. Lovicn and S. Burdekin are elected for Tarn worth, defeating Hnnley Bennett and Burke. .... The elections aro now nil over. They havo resulted in the re-election of forty soven membera of tho old Parliament, and the'defeat, of eleven., Thirteon of the former members did not offer them selves for reelection.
The Victorian International Exhibition. (From our Melbourne Correspondent.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 4 December 1880
The Victorian International Exhibition. (From our Melbourne Correspondent.) AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY.—No. II In few departments of work has Dar-&lt;*> win's idea of the survival of the fittest been illustrated so well as in agricultural implements. Stern necessity has com pelled the .armor to discard the imple ment that appeared all sufficient one Benson for s totally different appliance the next. A 6 far as ! Australia, is con cerned, tho progress made in the.agri cdltural.instruments has been within the. past twenty years, and-indeed this has been, pretty well the case all oyer the world. To v the necessities and inven tiveness of the American farmers who were far from market,; and had a short and intermittent supply of labour, wq owe the perfection attained;. The cir cnmstances '? of Australians are very similar.-' ? In tho older countries of tho world there' is a settled population, which, when haryo?t is over, can take to other employments, but here, when, shearingand ...
TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 4 December 1880
TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Friday. THE New Guinea natives attacked Rigo Island, and killed every man on it leaving only one woman living. At the wool sales yesterday, good lots realized' late rates. Inferior aro ?easier./ ', 'V 77 -;? ?' ' ''?' ? ?"... '?' '? '???'? : : .:Later.'-- It.is rumoured : .thnt probably. within a few weeks' ty?o, of .the Ministora. will exchange .portfolios,'- This change has reference rather to futuro appouitriients for which the Ministers are' eligible, than tho advisability of any alteration, in the .existing departmental arrangements.- The charge; against Dargin, tho bank manager, for the embezzlement of £4900, was further heard and adjourned till next .Thursday. 'lhpraas. Williariis, a clerk in tho Railway Department, . was committed fpr trial, at .Nevvcastlo to-day for a broach of tho Electoral Act. It appears le forgot his spectacles, nnd struck out the wrong .name, .and .demanded a second ballot-paper, but was refused, ' a...