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"As I have been Rewarded." [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
"As I have been Rewarded." Mercury. THE electors of West Maitland rejected a scholar, a tried politician, a good financier, and a goutleman when they displaced Mr, H. E. Cohen. that displaced .Mr.i H.;, E.^fiQlieih^Thnt; worthy, talking , *to:;ri;;few: trieJ? frienils before leaving' tW'-t6'wn ; 'Baid'! "'?;','-1 ,- fuel ' satiefidd—repe'iife^owihallgnQii-Jnatur* . .—that the result,most be a'ltilqWtotlial ii :proper spirit which should 'animate tlie ? public'men of tlii?cbunfcry , .-; :, l'fepj'tlint 'if, no^rtiatter. how; (inJ fijitli '.' 'fully y.ou?tvivQ.ip.diisQhargtf your public ?j .duty,; a- fi>ikio public,forgets ??yourmcr ? viues; piiblil; tnen ?willi?ay f ifc &lt; nn ? well to bur fuhpti.oiisJn.'an'off , ie whut : they.will-sayj, if the aervicea of six ? '. years iAvithouticorrtplaint'?fti r re ;' warded''ris I 'have 'Ji'ocn, rewariladr Thero '. J^nQ/grc^tcr/^eCiiuaii^a^'lullpro^eicVputlie or"parliamentary aotioa thaa: tlio J&Ahg :intho rrtind of v u; pn...
The Treatment of Rattlesnake Bite.- [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
The Treatment of Rattlesnake Bite.- Sente- American. A professional snake[?] of [?] Mass., treats rattlesnake bites as follows:-&lt;*> He first ties's cord tightly around the mem-&lt;*> ber bitten, so as to tear off the flow of blood towud the he?t. „, then suefcea out Alter a while the Btrfog j**??JSS;^b?? : '! allow theieiaelnl?gpoUwni^M^ttM^^ .lowly ?bsptb.a:ioto V Ui9,we^f M ' ?" j 196.
The Border Duties. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
The Border Duties. HENRY PARKES. THE following is the reply of Sir Henry Parkes to the proposals of Mr. Berry at the late conference: Sir Henry Parkes stated, on behalf of the representatives ,pf :'New South; Wales j,that he wished, to, hand in the following memorandum,! as. a; further 'exprtflsfon; of .their' the Bubjectpf j The colony of New Boqtb Wales is prepared . to execute a convention for the non-col , ;:':lefctieri; of- Customs Duties along the ;!?)' Borders,-Pn the basis Submitted iv the' memorandum.-pf' ijir-'Heriry- Pnlkes, jas modified by the furtherrnemorandunr, of Mr.. Mann,-with;; such amendments as. . may. bo, mutually, assented ,to in respect '? to dotttilsV- -It' is'nrge'd'that'there really is no insurmountable obstacle arising out -,',;;? of '.her.'fiscahlugleiat'sn (the tax on lj'vo' ~', stoqk excpptcd).,to,Victoria joihln'gjiri "; such convention, at .leastno.obstaple ?'''? .' ? which 1 would"riot' .present"itself with ; ;. : -equal-force -in pfoV' ..;?-. Yposa...
Off the Shears. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
Off the Shears. MR. HOPE, who has been postmaster at Wagga wagga for several years, was arrested on Wednesday morning, on a charge of embezzling £5OO belonging to the Won't, 'A '' *'.'?".. A , ?'~... ~ ?,. ' The Tlov. Newinan' Hall, of divorce noto ? rietyj: lately married the young lady who' " helped him so much in his rchurch-work ;". and , now ex-Mrs. Hall has, just .married Hichnrdson, thb groom 1 ; "Zsphaniah," aaid his wife With a'cliiiling severity, "l'sawyon ooming'out of,a saloon this ;nfternooni",,;" Well, my darling," re marked the heartless man, "yo,u wouldn't,, havo your husband staying iv."it saloon all, day, would you ?" ? '? ? ? . ? i ? Tho cottago In which Burns was born lias fbaon bought by the .Ayr Burns .Monument. . Trustees for ilooo,,:und.' will' bo converted iiiio'u museum in which relies, of the poet wilt bo gathered. An excellbnt'idea, Wither ' Scots; 1 '.?? "? :'?" ?????'??' ,; "- ??? ' ?'? ?'?. A' ?' ' ' A [Eelatives ato very handy sometimes; If a' , serva...
LES INCOMPREHENSIBLES. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
LES INCOMPREHENSIBLES. BY VICTOR HUGO. Brooklyn Eagle. PART TWO-BOOK I. Phlletier had shipped in the night. The destination of the vessel made no difference to Pelletier. He had escaped from prison by lowering first one teg and thon the ether £rom hie cell window njrtu I ' both legs rewmed the ground. Then it* ran. '. ', ' ?" .r A Teasel wtw making sail in the barjow,, i Pelletier hailed it. - ' , ' f "I want to go too," bee&id., , , ' They took him. Just m she gathered way and he? tend eaila were beginning to draw, the gen d'umw appeared oat 1? , quay. Thoy ware too late. - - ' ? BOOK. 11. > PoUetier had been locked np for eighty years. Hie offence -was selling -liqtior oa Sunday. They are vary part?on]ar about Sunday in France. Still hie punishment was ejcceaeive. 'PeQeUoreaideo'binuelf. ' , But J>o escaped. The world was before him. Hβ wanted to got' but of Prance.' So ho shipped on the stranger vessel.- He didn't ask where she was going. Hα just let her go, ' ' &am...
Scissors Snips. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
Scissors Snips. Nearly three tons of circulars were posted by one wholesale firm in London in one day. You can't do better than advertise. ?? Jti viowflf tbeppewtione of the Edooaj tion Act, ' the; lloman . OatboHc'e are busily engaged erecting echhliietjo ifc Rtitutione in variQnspYte.o.fth'e' cbldhyl The Sacred Heart new school, oi Darlinghurafc Bead, will accommodate 1000 pupile; ond Cost £4yooo. ; An insect termed tho Frnifc Fly hae made its appearance m tho Toowuomba orchards, and muc? damage is oxpectorj to , follow. 1 - ;'?'['?'?[ '?'"? : '- i'y V^"''', 0 ;; .; | A daily aTgroge flfHOtij i[o thd tyoiT Sprifh W eiee Ar| (Jollprjrj is 'shower &lt;;by the published retiirne. ~ '. : i ,' ; ; I ne^w , Qbvej'nbr of Fijij who has he?h''knighted for" hie! service in tho Bahamas, is at Auckland, awaiting aeteamea for' Snv'o.' ?-' '&lt;* :~ "?' ; v,.i Fully fivoi thousand baleeof wool ore'; etbted in Bourkft end'BroWarrin? n^att lag tefllDe.' s ;'^'-;"- ,I ' ,^''''1 ;;!...
LONDON. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
LONDON. Thursday. Yesterday at Cook town, county of Tyrone, Ireland, a murder was com-&lt;*> mitted. A bailiff, while executing his duty, was attacked by unknown persons 'and' l killed.? Tlie murderers linyo' not rypt'been' arrested.- -'" '?'' ;; '??;'-. ?;.''.''' ' ';''? 'Tho Pbndomi'cs at the Capo, having gathered in " considerable"force', 'nn engagement; 'took pliico'iagaihst' the colonial troops, which i'ended . in'the Basutos being routed; with great loss., ;) :i,\ It is reported' that' the' Viceroy of India's health ib improving! a;He was sunstmek. ;"' ' .?:? ????[" ->?'? "?"'''?' ] f ??;. /The tone of tho woolimarkotisfirm, ?
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
Sbipping Notices, A-,"' ""? ' Newcastle Steamship Company! (Limited). * ' NOTICE TO~SHIPPERB CONSIGNEES. IX ie hereby notified that tho xollowinjj' appointments) r.s AGENI6 ,OF THIS COMPANY will take effect on and Irom TO-MORROW (FRIDAY), Ist proximo:— Capt&iu TILMOBTH F. DT6, Agent, Morpeth Messrs. Richardson and Scully, Agents, Baymoud Terrace Mr. 8. Stanbbidge, Agent, Fatoreon ' Mr. "\V. Mautin, Agent, Miller's Forest And all business in conneotlon with ship ments to and from Morpeth and tho above Ageneles will ho attended 'to by theso gentlemen, all of whom have tbo ndvantago of long connection and intimate knowledge of the requirements ot tho trade at their re* speotive Agencies. r Any communications respecting tho gone ral business of tbo Company, and all matters relating to shipments at Newcastle, will be attended to by tho undersigned. H. D. POKTTJB, ' Manager. Newcastle, 30th September, 1660. r Newcastle Steamship Company (Limited).' ! ~ i STEAM TO SYDNEY FROM MORPE...
MELBOURNE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
MELBOURNE. Friday. In the Assembly, Dr. L.L. Smith gave notice of a motion of general want of confidence in the Ministry. Mr, Berry at once moved the 'nieut of the"House until. Tuesday. ? . ?? ;. After a short die'enssion, the motion i warY ! ngreod to. It is expoctbd , the ' divisionwill be "very.close. '?..',,-,'."?;' i Tlio receipts of thie iExhibitipn Cfom riiission to tho end of Novbraber iwore ,£12,500. , This is only one-thiril of thb; amount' oxpected by the Commissioh.. ~. ."?' '''," '.;"'. .Later.; ? The match Australian Eleyeu versus Fifteen'of ? Victoria .commenced 'tOrday. The Weather was cold, and "a slight'rain : M: A : : : ,:A['. '?? ';;Tljfi Fifteen Wont' first tp the, wickets.' Seven wero ' out' f for 45 whbn.j they" adjourned for lunch." '~',-',,"1", i. ; ,ii ;
Borough of Singleton. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
Borough of Singleton. THE Council met in the Chambers, Camp-&lt;*> bell-street, .on Wednesday evening. There were present :—The Mayor, Aldermen Gould, Pinchin, Broomfield, Nichols, and later on, "I. P. Quinn, ?- ?"' j.' The miniitas.of the previous :meeting were read and. confijrmed..;,- , .-. -. The correspondence was confined to two, letters—fb. ! theff secretaries' of the .'Press Defence Find, and. to IV'O. King, of Tarn wortb-rin accordance witti resolutions passed at the prcvioqs meeting of the Council.,! ; ..; 1 The OTorseer'B report for: tho month, was "nextread." '"; '?'''-' ?''?'?' ?' . A' '?'.'" '? ' Itdealt'prihcipally-wilhf tho progress; of the . contract. for . ? kerbing ? #nd: guttering Hunler-streer, of .whioh 774 lineal yards had been completed, leaving 955, lineal yards still to be done'.f The contract was signed ori the" 27th August last, and of the five months allowed, three months and one week had already expired, though the work was not half finished....
The Poet's Corner. STREAMS OF LIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
The Poet's Corner. STREAMS OF LIFE. BY JOHN C. CAVAFY (Egypt). Down through fdrcsr, dowri'through vale, Rapidly, We'vrfodfonr way ru ' .. ' Blosseni-on-onr banka ?hale, -1 i Sweet $terf pnxe?'from flowers gay ; , , And we How, f , ' Xiko the burthen* of a lay, - 1- ! 'Htgh and IoW.? J ' ? , i ( . >. i >' ? i Hero alone, in recklessletyle,- , One, in silent g-ranpeur flows, , , ~ ' Free frqin earthly Bin. ond.,guile, > In hi* hbnrt,"fib passion glpWe. .. &lt; 'i - WhaUtedWf *- t i ' Oread obUvi6n"ffi Waters close | ~ ~ ,Ooln>tonib.j ~„ , ,-, j Wrathful. Wrfefui; bdfri to hate, Tjlke d cataract falls'another-, ' , - Striving, aver? to be great, t \ \ &lt; 'j E'en by sppllmg his own brother. Sword And fire - Threafenirig at the Berth, his mother,, i in vein ire. . > i Ponderous rolls hie mighty flood, Yonder streams from mountains steep ; Brook and brooklet shed their blood ' In bis waters broad and deep,— ' Vainly great With tho tears that others weep, '...
Protection in America. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
Protection in America. As in instance of how protection works in The United States, it may be mentioned that at the Wool convention just held at Philadelphia it was shown ? tbo£ in Uic> last,fii?cai.year the "fJuited States imported mpffltfion hoi*" jls con sumption of wool. For tho year elided 80th June, 1879' the importations wore 30,000,0001b, eqitflljn value to 5,034,000 dbL '? This grew iii 1880 (notwithstandi ing the tariff) to 128,181,0001b, of the value of Tho question naturally arises, why do. not the home growers improve the . native breed of shoop,nnd meet tho whole home de mand? The answer is that the tariff, which was framed in their interest, has rendered foreign yfjollen gooda so dear, that Amorica'u manufacturers can aford topay?almost any jrapbntori'foreign raw material, nnd etjll roariofoetpra M ifiiibfnW' '-A;-?:;>,;,
The Murder of Miss Dobie. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
The Murder of Miss Dobie. AT the trial of Mr. Standard for this diabolical crime committed recently in New Zealand, after he had been acquited of the charge, the moori, Tubi, when Mr. Hurstbouee, the'interpreter/ him if he had any'stritoraenit to make, ( said he had ? jdone it., ; He was falrjy warned before he confeaeed. Ho-said, "It wae done by mc." ! ! Mr. Huretbouse said : Do yon knciw what" you have" really said ? Do you know your position ?. ? ' . ; i ??: Tuhi.said i- I know I killed tho wotnan. It was a great am of ltiiiio ; jfr know it is, . ; The Coroner tlien Kaid : 1 do not think, nndor the circumstances, I can aek you, gentlemen of the jury, to,'do anything farther. 'This is. not like !n ! court of law or the Supremo Court, and I can hardly; ask you for anylhing. further. ? ' /' : ?.?? .'; . '; ' .". ]'? : The excitement was intense, and tue. ; interpreter faltered, and waH deeply: moved, ac was ithe coroner. The mur derer appeared more calm than most in. oonrt.' ; " '? ...
Sketcher. AN OLD ENGLISH HOME BRAMSHILL HOUSE. (concluded.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
Sketcher. AN OLD ENGLISH HOME BRAMS HILL HOUSE. (concluded.) Rose G. Kingsley. in Lippincott's Magazine THE white park-gate 1s hold wide open a poor [?]do-weel in a babby old red coat-John Elli[?] by name. How he gate [?] living [?] one known, but if there is a meet of fox-hounds' anywhero within tan mlleo, therp ha la sura to be, holding people* horuea or ready nt a gate for stray pennies ?ad sixpence*. There ia usually auoh a hanger-on to cvary pack of hounds in 'Eaglahd—ona who travels itn'monst clja 'txncea on foot to turn up, in unexpected 'P*>coa and,&lt; get a few' hard-carnCd ahlllina,* !?a his reward., We' jog"along nncbr tho 'masniGcfnJ'fUTcr fure, only ,to bo eqnMlcd by thesi in tho Duko of Wellington's P*rk at Strathfieldaaye, hard by; then tip the .linsa avanna" wblah bordora i tho crickat groand, whera thirty years ago tho most fampoamntcheaia Hampshire wero played and as wo reach tho iron gates leading up to the houso onr littlo knot of riders has swelled i...
TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAMS CO.] SYDNEY. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAMS CO.] SYDNEY. Friday. THE Suez mail arrived at Albany yes-&lt;*> terday. Sir George Wigram Allen will be a candidate for the Speakership in the : nowfEarliamont; nud Mr. A.. Cnnieron for the' Chairmanship -of' ConiijiiUeo*. No.opp.ysitio? is nnlicipated. ? _: ~,. Tho/zcase f.agninstlJargin, Jfo.r' iem- : i bozzlenieiit ofxho,'City Jiutik foncls,'was .furtbqr,.heard yost.srduy, >and- remanded; fijntil next; Thursday.;.,;;; f ??V : :- - A.;'; '.A-. , V.A; cotiferon^qiof;gentlpinon ; interested-' . ml tebhnicnl,edneatio,ii. tookiplacivyejter-: ?'.nigiit;' " Jiidgo Windoyer presided: j- '?" ' . Tho \yomiin ; found .murdered in.- a, ?'whVai''fipVd : '..n'eW-.f?ath?i''Bt*';'has' been fidentifod r'ns'Khlrs". Ciitlierine??' Brown,; widow ofr-a'iuari 'who died Vuddehly fat.. White K'onk''flikinionthB diet i;of ?? *ag!iiiiBt"VJsprne r.person' brjporsohs has -beon returned. :A' iJ! It isfruiiloUred thero are'serioris dis-,*' i sonsiens' in ...
EARTHQUAKE WARNINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
EARTHQUAKE WARNINGS. IN a recent lecture on the possibility of foretelling earthquakes, Professor Palmieri expressed the belief that by means of seismographic stations, telegraphically heoted, for registering and reporting pre liminary ,' earth -, tremblings,; it would bo possible ,to foretell ,'eartbquokes just as tompeata. aro now foretold, and to is?uo warninga to threatened-:. dlatriots \ .übout threo days ii ,ad varico. A Ho .did not expect fcolivoto soo.suoh ft system in operation, but ho hoped, 'arid, in nmaaauro oxpeotad, ithnt posterity would fbbfbohefittod. by ita nnivor?ftl and permanent establishment. Axtva Jtiliiyi— Tako; any quantity; of grben juicy applbsi poolthom, outtbctri in ' four, and put thorn' into bold ; water;? put thorn in a bru&s pan,;':cover them with water "(cbldji, put in n: piece of white. ginger, cover thorn ,; arid lot them boil till they aro sott;; pour, thcnl into a' flannel bag, and lot itfrun till you havo as much, juico (is yon require.;...
European Cablegrams. London, December 6. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
European Cablegrams. London, December 6. Mr. Scudatnore, who was appointed to look into the question of Turkish finances, has been dismissed by the Porte for serious personal irregularities. Tho;7!imes says,,.that.tho .North; Gor-'i inan,'Bauki, is,iuidiiig.,arr,,t'n',orpriBp.,to 'esfablish j'a' line; .of ;i steamers betiweieu; Hamburg and "Australia. ' :, A : ~„.r.'.r ,„!?',-,.:,?;;?- ??-. A- r--.v.'-iPf c P?7.' : ',"i"Mr." 'Ifarubll,, .M.'P.,,, was , yestorday presonteil '\Yith iho; freedom, of.tho ;city; ol" VViitorfbrd, f,, ~-?, f-, ; ,/i:, -,i.??'';?', .:?-. i ; 'Adyiees recoiyod state that, live Jltls .sian; vessels \ho Pacille fleet hiivoKiiiledifor Japan'-., In, view lofitlib : fact, thatthio- lltission squndroiiis already ?'sirpuijlyyeinforcqU,,tho nbfovo now?lins iexcitcd aigbod.dcahpfipoiniiieut..:!; ?&lt;.??, ! ; Negotiations havo boon entered; into .between the f K,iiig of, Greece-ond tho Siiltaii; of^urkoy^'witb'the viow of. ar-i riving' ot arii umjcablo ..lU.n...
Humour. SUCCESS WITH SMALL FRUIT. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
Humour. SUCCESS WITH SMALL FRUIT. ONE of the American monthly magazines, under the heading, "Success With Small Fruit," publishes from time to time inter-&lt;*> esting instructions for the cultivation of the. strawberry and othor fruits. Too Burlington Hawkeye, the well-known humorous paper, under tho saino heading, has tho follow ing :— " I jast rolled out horo from tho grocery store," Bald .the littlo green apple, as it paused on the- sidowalk for a moment's ohat with tho banana peel. "I'm waiting here tor a boy. Not a small, weak, delicate boy," added tho little groan apple, proudly, " bnt a great big boy, n great, hnlky, strong, leather lunged, noisy fifteon-ycar-oldor; and, little aa I am, you will see mc double up that boy' to-night, and make him wail, and yell, and howl. Oh, I'm small, bnt I'm good for a ten-aoro field'of boya,?and don't yon forget it. All the boys in Burlington," the little green applo wont on with jast a ahado of pitying contempt in its voice, " ...
Household. HOW TO MAKE PLAIN CAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 11 December 1880
Household. HOW TO MAKE PLAIN CAKES. PHILLIS BROWNE. A LLITTE While ago I said that one of the pleass[?]est parts of a cook's work was the making of pastry; but most people will acknowledge that It is equally interesting to make cakes. There oro very few of Uiose interested ih oookery who have not at one time or othor triad thalr hands at this business, and sometimes after raking no end ol? palua tho cako boa oomo out" heavy, or 'doughy, or bntnfc, and then what a disap pointment; it has bsca I I thiuk, howovor, I oan promiso'that *hose who wilt follow ?exactly the dircofcldne I am goinfcto give now will sue.eed iv msdtlag vary Hood plain cakes, quits equal to " bought cakes," at a reason abl*oaan. ? When onca wehava mado np onr mlnas to mako a c?Ka, the first thing w? muat think about is tha oven. Every oven hia an idiosyncrasy of ita own, Wisa mea I all ua that wa conquar Nature only by obeying bar; and in tho jwmo way we may Bay wa get tha most out of ovens only by studying their ...