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What a Girl Did. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

What a Girl Did. Glasgow Herald. ON the afternoon of August 28,' Miss Lizzie Gew successfully swam from Kunoon to the Cloch Lighthouse. this young lady is under eixteen years of Ago, and distinguished 'herinf in' August of last year, along with Mice Minnie Geddes, by swimming b?If?-inile jim tho Glydo above the umpeneion bridge. The feat at that .time wan considered nmod by upwards of 20,000 spectator*. Not content, with, ,the fame then ~*?. dowrvcdly earned, ? she reeoWed, Rafter Captmn Webb's ebow oh month,! ?w attempt something much greater. Arrengetuentn wore accord ingly made with the greatest privacy, and promptly at one o'clock on the abovo dato v tiuTgirl stripped on, the booch in tho East Bay, Danoon, and entered tho water. She was acoom paniod by fire email boats, and When it became known that she intended to cross the clmDnel, c gentleman aleo essayed to occoroplish the feat. Ho Bwnm vigoronely for about a mile, when ho was forced to lake rofoge in tt boat, completely ben...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Four Human Fiends. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Four Human Fiends. A SERIES of dreadful crimes has just been disclosed. They were perp etrated by four persons of the name of Bender-<*> Many years ago Bender and his wife who nro both aged peoplo now- ,X murder and thoit the occupation of "hri! lives. Finding, possibly tint fiji cictima could not always Jbo readUy ob mined, thoy hit upon Iho 'expedient of opening an inn, which they called Z .lender's Uote.. The faj. this placo at tho outset wero obt,i n ,d by the butchery of a man named liolbn.olf 'on whoso person they found a lanro *' of money. Bonder had, dreadful 2 relate, a son and a daughter, who siloed" a shocking aptuudo ia carrying , out many oi tho murderoas schemes of their parent. Bonder describes thorn in hia confession as "very good. ohil,J w „,' their only fault, in his eyes, b ii, ff h'? tliey both rau away from hoiun beforo thoy were 20. It soems, hoivever th-' they amply mado ameuds to him for their youthful escapado by their auhswoeiit devotion to th...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The A. D. C.'[?] Goose. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

The A. D. C.'[?] Goose. AN Indian" Goose Derby" was recently run in Simls, and is amusingly described by a correspondent of the Times India. who says:- There wore about 14 or 15 entries, each ownor, jockey (or driver); A and the bird being named something to this style—Captain Cough's c h gandrt*, Sntlej, After the preliminary canter past the stand—-ovory mart with hii,. gooso or gander undor hie arra-rrthe. starter contrived after some fluttering, and quacking oh tho part of the raortt; 4 to form o.vcry fo(r liiie, a Enob driver was providod with a couplo of sticks, the a birds wero placed nn the ground, arid J sfter ono or two false attempts the flag fell to n good start. The scans that followed waa moat amusing. Each driver, in his anxiety' to bring in his bird first, forgot for a timo that he wiiJ driy.v ing a gooso and not n horso, tboresulfc being that tho unfortunate birds wetev tossed and tumbled about ma most mis? collaneoua manner, somo bolting to the right, somo to tho le...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Off the Shears. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Off the Shears. The International Rifle Match last Saturday at Sydney was won by the Australian, the English team second, Scotch third, and Irish last. ThoNatioinl Mutual Lilo Association of Australian hr.i, issued a writ, churn ing £500 duinag b, agunst Jas. Ii irker, a trntolliiig agent lor the Mutual X'rovi dent iSoeioty, foi imputing dishonesty to Mr. Linnd, secretary of the foruiet coinpauy, and frauduleiiey.ta tho asso ciation. The Nitycaitle Hot aid, in its lending article ol baturd 13, ni?)s that inoie than one oi two cf tho toil couiplines aie lo supply coal eoutracts during the ne\t y L ar at Bs. per ton (fo.b.) nl Newcastle Ihe borala (s) was successfully docked at Melbourne on I'ridi), and when the w itci wan let out, tho lnjuiy to htr bo torn ivns ijipnrtnt. Iho Keel is very iniiuh displaced, and . there nro several 1 oles 111 tbo iron plates where liny were 111 contact with tho 101k':. At tin l lloth lii polieo court, Mel be unit, 1 \ riij.tu ijijj |)iiuijied with Uo y...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A. Deplorable End. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

A. Deplorable End. THE Protestant Standard takes the Press generally to task about the notices given of the late John Tyerman, accusing the papers of suppressing information. [tthoh says:—-'? . ? : '-a : vAA " Well: tho fact is thin j the life of Mr,' - Tycrman. wns,. exactly; Kitch as might have been prcdlcatod of n Biblolliater,. His looso and drunken life wns manifest. Abont twolvo months ngo he was con* finod bocauuo of delirium tremens. A, few vrcolts ago he wont to Melbourne to lecture, nnd his loose llfo wns well known. And, when bo cariic bock, so bad wns he A } . tlmt even publicans refused tf> serve l ' bim; ond nt length he difd in Darting*;; hnrst Hccciving lioubc, of Juli>htm'tre*A, mens. This is tho simp!-:, t-rin* f uiOtA warning story of tbe life oi.d death of;, 1 tho chief of the infidels in (Sydney. This" ond wns misc/ahl", and let infidelitygef> J tho benefit of it," . .-'. .'.'?;?. ~,': :AA Why is n literary utnu one of tlie most extraordinary phenomena ...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
LONDON. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

LONDON. Monday. There has been a great subsidence of land in the salt district of Cheshire. The Times, referring to the aspect of affairs in Ireland, says, in view of the presont position, the iilxccutivo sliouli assume coercive powers, md ask P.ir liament subsequently to indemnify thoir uclion, as there is no tune to wait lor legislative action. Mr. Forster, Secretary of Slate for Ireland, having regard to t,bo "rowing disaffection and daily reciineiice of out rages in many parts, now insists upon prompt measures. A meeting of tho Cobi'iot will conse quently be held to-day, when iMr. Forster will submit hii views to his col leagues. Should his policy be approved of, it is considered l.kely that I'.u lia ment will be immcdiitcly aiiioinoiied for the despatch of business. Tho Viceroy of India's health is worse. The Boer*, tho Peindos, and their allies havo again iibsuuicd a lliica'cning demeanour towni'ds the British authori ties at the Cape, but in viow of the large number of Imperi...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Monthly Calendar. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Monthly Calendar. ' '*- " Moon n Phases. - -1 New Moon . 2nd .. 1. Ipm. J' First Qunrter Htli . 4 tinm. d Full' Moon ... 17th ... 141 im. j. Quiiit.r 2Mi .. 6 Jam. j] i>i;u;.,UiHt, t'ticlifu (ritidtn — rn,in.h CIIOIIIOi heh', Minort-, .Vi , hliuuhl ho Ktthrrcd iimmdintth they no ht for whether Uipy itn minimi ot not, tot )C Wf* on, the plini? "ill i-'ioii tcnvii to hi v ins CMibngo mil Oulillowu *od —s; iit d'lh ctilty will bo p-qeu m-cil m qpt.ih.; it to grow at tins sotinn—Km in n jh .!\ plnci Siiw 'Kiciuli Utaiin, Mustuid, CV s--, a.c Jtnauto utul dif Kiuuiul ii< the eiops oqjno off, fp as to bo u\ icaduiiT-s Cor tho lir-it Hhowcti Allow m> {-round to bo occupied with stump-*, weeds, and nilibiih, to narioui inserts -lormln, and dit.c isc. if'lflntr Oaitlcn— As the (irisi lawns mc thp chief attrm turn, cam hhoiild br tnUii to haity thtm tlonlj mown, and all weiih tokni oit. Keep nil walks tltar af we*ds 4 Perncliiil Hotcs miy lx< nit bni.li, so as to '...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MARKET. Tuesday. The cattle market is a little firmer ; best beef is 13h. fid. to 14s. Sheep tire still dull; wethers, with good pelts, aio 7s. Gd.

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Time Table of Arrival and Departure of English Mails. FOR DECEMBER, 1880. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Time Table of Arrival and Departure of English Mails. FOR DECEMBER, 1880. VIA SAN IfBANCXSCO. Outwaid. l/two Sydney," f Atrive London,, 2nd December. IBlh Jnnutiry. ? JiOth December., -|> lstUl'ubM.li>, Inward, Lei.vc London, I . Arrivo Sydney, i 4th November. | 20th December. ] VIA MKLBOTJBNK. GALLE it 15H1NDISI. ? i .Outwaid. , Lenve Sydney. I Arrive London, , Bth December. 20th .Tanuary. 22nd December. | Bth February. , ? . - , Inward. ;. , , '< ?I.cat? London, ' | Arrive Sydney, '22nd October.' ' ttnl Dca-mlier. sth November. | 17th Dcccmbei. VIA iIiIISBANK, TOnU?rj BTKAH'r", AND IUUNOKJI. Dates will bo inserted as soon . snev. time table ia rotolved. LKT'l'lJlt KATKS 01' I'OaXAGB. 'Via ban il'MnelicOi M )>?' half .ounce . Via Melbourne and Bnndisi. mid Torres Slialts and Biindisi, Hd per halt ounce ' 'KorXmapipers-Via San r'l.meitco, lit' each. Via Melbourne! and Britdisi,' nnd aVtci SLitiitH oml Urindisi, 2d for 5 ounces andltl fure.ichadditional ' ounccsor...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. IN the Rov. Peter Campbull's libel action against Sydney Punch, plaintiff obtained one-farthing damages. The Judge reserved his decision on the question of costs. Threo camols belonging to tho Burko's and "Wills' Expedition, have been cap tured near Wilcunn'a hy an Afghan named Surbelnnd. Later.' Mr. OlivTi has been gazetted Under- Secretary for Lands, and Mr. Iliiiris accountant in tho Lands Department. Parliament, will open to-inbrrow",* The proceedings will bo of a formal chnrnctor, but a grand ceremony will lake placo at noon on Thursday, when ? lie Governor will mo<rtbotli Ilousos and declare tlio reason for calling Parliament together. A iliuistori.il dinner takes ? placo to-nigiit. Ovor n hundred mcm'.'crs havo accepted, their invitations. Tho steamer Ori?nt, which anived at London on the 11th, rootle tho quickest passage recorded, her time being 34 days mid a-half. Tho Gazette to day proclaims tho regul...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
scissor Snips. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

scissor Snips. MR, JAMES TYSON. one of the wealthiest squatters in Australia, is about experi- <*> menting with sugar-cane and blacks. He has selected 1500 acres in land, ami iijtende to employ aboriginal labour in.the cultivation of sngar. Captain Carter and Mr. Cadenhead have been niurdered by King Mcrcambo, in whose African domain they-were ex-; plpring. ,They hod been sent out by the Belgian branch of the Internotional Society for the Exploration, of Africa; Tho lending, object of the exhibition was ?D0t"8O much, geographical discovery as the establishment of/centres of civilising influence and commerce at various points ofthe interior. ; ? ?': . : : : A child named; Albert Brunirig, eon of a baker at Gordon, Ballarat, recently got between 'the spokes of . a. heavily, laden waggon, and his skull was smashed to atoms. ?".':???? Mr. ,C.L. Blair, the co-respondent in the Dibbn'divorce cnno, is a clerk in the Australian Joint Stock Bank, Bjdney.;. ?....;,??:-?. ' .?:??...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Poet's Corner. ULTIMA THULE! [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

The Poet's Corner. ULTIMA THULE! Longfellow from Ultima Thule, a new Volume of Poems. WITH favouring winds, o'er sunlit seas, we sailed for the Hesperides, The land where golden apples grow ; But that, oh I that was long ago. Jlow'far, Bincothcp, the ocean streams Have swept ua from that land of dreams, That land of flctfon and of truth, Tho loat Atlanti? of our youth I ' Whllbor, ab, whither 1 Are not theoo - , 'Jhe tempest-haunted Hebrides, Where sea-gulls scream,* and breakers roar, And wreck and seaweeU liho lhe shore 1 Ultima Xhulc I, Utmost lain 1 Here in tby harbours for a while \Vc lower our Sails \ a while we rest From tbe unending; cndlona quest. —Longfellow : Jfrom-Ultima Thulc, a new Volume of Poems} '

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
The Cricket Match in Melbourne. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

The Cricket Match in Mel bourne. E. News. THE match, Australian Eleven v. Vic-<*> torian Fiteon, was commenced on Friday. Groube and M'Donnell did not play, the latter having injured his hand in practice. Horan, who captains the Fifteen, won the .toss and elected to bat, on a splendid wicket. Tho innings oponod disastrously for tho Fifteen* who are quite unable to withstand tho bowling of Palmer and Spofforth. Horan was very un fortunately run out by Monzics. Ed wards, a colt whoso inclusion was much cavilled at, mado the only stand. Ho showed faultless cricket and gront con fidence. Tho fielding was marvellously smart, though one or two mistakes were mnde.' ' Victorian Fifteen. Jlcncies, c Aloxandcr, b Pa1mer............. 3 Elliott, c Bannermon, b Spofforth 3 Horan, run0ut.................... 0 Wellington, b Palmer.... 7 Musgrovo, b Palmer..' , 0 Midwinter, hit wicket, b Spofforth 1 Baker, c Jarvif, b BpoSorth-.... 1 Edward?, o Bonnor, b Palmer ... .11 Tobin, b Palmer...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, Dec. 7. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, Dec. 7. INTELLIGENCE has been received that the Kurds have massacred 500 pil-<*> grims. The Irish authorities have demanded farther reinforcements. The Cold stream Guards havo been despatched to Ireland, arid were the recipients of a great demonstration on leaving London. In the event of Mr. Parnell and other Irish members who ore being prosecuted for sodition attempting to attend Parlia ment nnd ignore their trials, they will bo | arrested in tho lobby. I A .project is on foot for tho formation of a company to lay an alternative cablo to the Australian colonies. Tho pro posed now lino is to start from Sen Francisco and go via- Honolulu to tho nearest point of the Australian coast. Dec. 8. An alarming accident has taken place at the Woolwich, arsonol. A rockot accidentally became ignited, and, com municating with, other materials, caused a terrific explosion. ? Portions of tho arsenal woro greatly damaged, and a nu...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
A MUSEUM FOR SINGLETON. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

A MUSEUM FOR SINGLETON. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) I remain, &c , BOWYER'E, SHAW. SIR,-I write to advocate an idea which has occurred to me. If the consent of the Committee can be obtained, one of the flu rooms of the our wing of our Hospital for a . Joenl "tjlitriuum.- The-so rooms nn not likuly lo be, ifiiiriirp'.l for hospital purposes for a eon-iMora'tilc time, and ejtli'u- ejf iheni coule*l easily, nud nt :i Binnll expanse' brj 'made nvnilable for.i museum: -As regards e-xpeiisc, a few tnbica and canes for the specimens would only be necessary at the commence ment. These specimens, which wonld in clude objects of natural history, such ns muffed, animals, birda, fossils, ores, &c„ aboriginal remaini, or somo objects of art nud industry, might bo obtained partly by ijlfti from private Rourccs, and also, I imagine, by loan or exchange, or gilts from tho Sydney, or Central Musoums of other colonics,which usually possess spare Bpeci --.'hev would gladly ...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Correspondence. All letters must be signed by the authors, We object to libels, personalities ;[?]and inane nonsense. Paper will be supplied to those who cannot afford to waste one side of ?vsheet. Our columns arudpen to all, but Xive are notresponsiblefor eureorrespondents' opinions:

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Important Auction Sales. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Important Auction Sales. NEXT Wednesday is fixed as the date of numerous sale by Mr. Jas. Hutchison, whose exceptional abilities as an auctioneer are well known throughout the northern and larly the Hunlcr.lUver.distneu A tvcilisc ments clsewliore"give piiiliculai-< of sc ci il important B.iles r of |)io[icxties whleh no ouo iwitlii liny mcfttis to.inveat men bo nfi ud to speculate iv., ,'l'hc fumous Duuolly estite, cut up into fnim? and | ri7iu'? nen, of gicatcr. or less extent, cannot fail to prove 'ntlraclivc. IU proximity lv iSingleton, greatly euhar.'ccij,ita value, and townspojplo should sco it to'their interest to oncouriigo holders of large esthtes so e-loic to tho Boiougb to go .'and:clo likewise. Very much more prosperous would. Singleton lie wero numer ous families located on the large and pi.icti cally vacant lands'close to town and now only used for four-footed residents But Duuolly is hotlhaionly uttneiivoe'-titc for sale. .'.Those who like ',',truly imal" h...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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Singleton Police Court. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14th, 1880. (Before J. N. Brooks, P.M., J. c. S McDouall, G. T. Loder, and A. D. Browne, J's. P.) LARCENY. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Singleton Police Court. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14th, 1880. (Before J. N. Brooks, P.M., J. c. S McDouall, G. T. Loder, and A. D. Browne, J's. P.) LARCENY. Alice Kelly was charged with stealing a pair of boots from the shop of Mr. George Jarman, of George-street, Singleton. She pleaded not guilty. Ojjnst-lble ilickcy deposed that he bad II a sled the pruoner oa a clnrgeof diunkcn nens She w.is Bubsciiucntly cln.geil by UicliirdHein/ Jiirmri with haun;; stolen a pair of boots out of his futhorV shop It 11. Jarman llcpoied thntontlic prewons day heaaw tho pr>sonir take n pur of boots from 1 rail outt>i<!o tho Rbop . slie want as fin is Mrs. Dqwcy's, some five or M\ ynr.ls,'' witncfs followed ntul took the bpota from her. On being asked why she took the boots, she and bhe did not know, bat that alu would pay foi them. WnnoJS iubseriuontly icpoiled thu matter to the polico. The boots were worth 7b. Gil. . Ho had charge of the pi-emme", and had authoriscJ no ouo to tuko the boo...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Cricket. HE CUP LOST. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Cricket. HE CUP LOST. ON Saturday last the fourth Cup match of the season took place on the local ground between the Maitland. Albi[?] and the bitherte victorious Singleton cleven. The former wcio captained by Mr scfton, and tho httir by Mr P. Waddy. Thete tv.is n good attendance of visitors. 'Die Singleton team went in first to tlic bowling of .Oronin nnd Barnes, .The wickets foil .as -follows. 1 for fa, 2 for 10, .5 for 20, 1 tor 11, 5 for 00, (> for 50, 7 for Ho, o for Go, 9 for 07, nud 10 for 72. After putting the gio'nel 111 good order again the locil mju toot t'io held, the bowl ing b mg enttlisted to 11. llobiu'oi md J. McAlpin. The Hi st few batsmen gavo a very pobi icconnl of thcmbel\u?, butcventu illy the vibitoid and 1 lend it tho elosc of *lv) innings. '1110 wick-Is foil tliusH I for 12, 2 for U, for 19, 1 for 21, 5 for 70, nnd 0 for 85. Bntry who was now in" did mo'-t of lhe scoring, the la3t wicket falling for 10.2 of which B.irry in idr- 39, md Smith 'it, the st sc...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Gas for Singleton. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 15 December 1880

Gas for Singleton. YESTERDAY afternoon the Aldermanic Deputation appointed to wait on Mr. Munro duly performed its mission, and the results promise to be eminently satisfactory. The members cif 'tlio Council present we're":—Tho Mayor, Alderman Union, Pincliiu, ljrooni ' field, and, Nicliol?, and Mr. l'oppoubngen, Council Clerk. .... . , ..... ? :-, ; ... ...... f Our rcail?rs nre aware ,of tbo purpose for i which the deputation wr.i appointed. Tho Mayor, now explained their . busincatv atici asked Alderman Q linn who had broagltt tho matter .forward in tho Couucii, to address Mr. Mnuro on tho subject.,, ~..,. AMorman (iuinn then'proceeded to ask on what terms thii owner would part : witli the 'Plant.to thn Council,' if lib were Willing to sell it.. .110 allpdeil ( to Mr, Munro's ol) years' residence'hiSingleton,,and the readiness ho, Iliad always sliowii to promote' the interest? , of the towei; arid AUcrrnan Brootriiiold" followed up by-asking what tho plant iiorj"-'' diStcd.pf. ?'...

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