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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

??*mKmam^m*mim*m**mmmom*mmmmmmm*ammmmmmmm Ricferd Read, M;D<^ PHySJOLiN: SURGEON CarlsLrook House v * . - A (Late Sohbbl), 1 '']:'; : SINGLETON. ;. {..'!. 'Y : A. Sido Entrance by Hunter-street. ??;;.., "rrODIIS Koia CONSULTATION—"torn XI 9to 11.80 a.m.. -??/.:.-.;:?-; i .-.,; ?? Vaccination on Inetdays and Saturdays.^ DR. BEAD TWITS ' BRANXTON, BROKE, and JERRY'S PLAINS on reqelpt of teleprama. :.-????? -;? :-.e.'<? h.m.ma:dden 5 ? ..-. ? . ?-? : ....:?? ?? ::- ? .-.- 1, ?: ;?* M.?. Queen's TJniv., Ireland, 1868. ' M.S. (Mastor of Surgery), "Do.Do'rWO, . Lio. Apothecaries Hall, Dablin, 1868, ? (Registered,N.S.W.) (Lateof Gunnedah & Moss Vale), HAS commonccd to "PRAOTIOB HIS PROFESHION in Singleton,- and may bo consulted at Mb, ROWLES' (lato Mr. J. Gray "a), corner of John and George streets.: . Generally at homo beforo 11 o.m, and between 5 and 7 p.m. ' ; i Will visit Jerry's Plains Branxton, Broke, etc., on receipt of telegrams. j ."? 'A" La oabd'j 'A...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Jonathan and Florence. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

Jonathan and Florence. THE Elizabeth City (N.C.) neighbour-<*> hood is in a state of great social excite-<*> ment over the recent sensational elope-<*> ment and marriage of a gushing young couple. .Jonathan Ivy has for somo time been courting tho handsome: daughter of a respectable and well-to-do citizen. The young girl's name was, Florence... Seymark, Her parents did not approve young Ivy's advances, and finally forbade him their house.' The lovers, however, managed to meet clan destinely, and had made up their minds to an elopement, which was to have occurred on a recont night. Old man Boyinark by some means or other, got wind of the proposed escapade, and went gunning the day before for Jonathan. Coming op to tho gay young lover, ho blazed away at him, shooting him in the left shouldor, and inflicting a painful but not dangerous wound. Florence wa? overwhelmed with grief by her father's hasty conduot, but her passion for her wounded lover...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Singleton Police Court. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15th, 1880. (Before Mr. J. N. Brooks, P.M.) STEALING FROM THE PERSON. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

Singleton Police Court. WEDNESDAY, DEC. 15th, 1880. (Before Mr. J. N. Brooks, P.M.) STEALING FROM THE PERSON. Thomas Kelly was charged with steal-<*> ing from the person of Bernard Mooney a sum of three ponnds in bank notes, on the morning of the 14th instant. He pleaded hotguilty.:", i Senior-BorgeantfWehb deposed : The prisoner was apprehended' yestorday morning on a charge of drunkenness and confined, in. the lockup j.. VTvhild, there Constab}e Hickey. told mo he, had re ceived information of a robbery having been committed that morning near the corner of William end ..'John.'.".streets,, f Bingleton.- - Aboat half-past six yester day morning I was; in that and saw tbe.prisorier. passing mc. _ Yesterday evening '???'?.I.; caw the: .prisoner in . tli?iflcknp,and : Baid:to him ]"x You wore ??near'the- corner of; William and John j atreeta near Sheehan's publio house early this morning. Yon saw mc there." He aaid "Yes." I said, .' You changed a£l-nole at Mrs. Shade's t...

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The Poet's Corner. HER PROPER SPHERE. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

The Poet's Corner. HER PROPER SPHERE. BY PARMENAS MIX. I GAZE on a familiar scene- The dearest scene in [?]human life Whose central figure is a queen-<*> The queen of home-the model wife, Her willing sabJeotsrath?r knee, :A ; x., ? Beneath hor>scepiio'6*gentlo Sway, .......:;., Wiratlearnr how- sweet their slarabera bo < , '. "who tread the'pativ >o£?gbt" all day;':* \ .'? Her thiono exerts * greater'ppwer >_? * 'A- ? , all earth's potentates combined; ; toeath hor.carerthe perfect flower;- -p. . ftoia the *rmddlng,yonthfnl mind; md over aU tbo r ; * <? '??? ...Whea.wrxm?'gi?B'4own'ibefpraitna:iign':, ?rjpjje tnothor'a early lesson? play<r ?''? a -X A talent' partrof woridrpus.might, x '? , : the worth.'- ? ->\ '? f , 01 raotberVle?soD, ..mother's prayer, ;?.: .Sow ranch ot all'the good of earth ..' ?; ? ' "VVe'd owo to her nntiring care, f For her there is no'" higher sphere," ? ? ; Bh? makes no battla lor her I ' lights"—,...

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You Must Submit. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

You Must Submit. Exchange. QUAKER young ladies in the Maine Law States, it is said, still continue to kiss the lips of the young temperance men, to sea if they have been tampering with liquor. Just imagine a beautiful young woranu approaching you, young tem perance man, with all the dignity of an executivo officer, and all tho innocence of a dove, with tho charge—" Mr. Ike P., the ladies believo you ore in tho habit of tampering with liquor ?,;?,„ j'„ e y have appointed IH6 to examine joii according to our established rules. Are you willing? You must acqniesce." Sho steps geutly up to you, laya her soft whito arms round your neck, dashes hack her raven curis, raisag hor sylph - jity fws uyffl>| hu. tsji?te?j mm) ffjife |?j* angelio features lit up with a amilp as swept as heaven, ; plncc?, her; rich,. rosy, pauty, sweet,/ sugar, molaseae, straw berry, . honeysuckle,: nnnflowor, rosobud, ueotar lips ogainst- yours, and : busses ypa.. , By cranky. 1 ? Hurrah lot the gnls: and the M...

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The Little Island's Progress. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

The Little Island's Progress. IN 1801, London had a population of 864,000 against 4,714,000 to-day. In 1802, London had sixty-eight acres of docks; now the extent is 690 acres. Tho stone used for the Plymouth break water would be sufficient for tho great pyramid of Cheops. A single private ship-building yard has produced more tonnaga per annum than the whole of Elisabeth's fleet opposed to the Armada. Great Britain raises enough coal to freight all the merchantmen in the world. In this century moro bridges havo beoii built than in all tho previous years since Cfesar was in Britain. Sanitary im- I roveinenta have in Great Britain added six yoars to life. Charity, in its material form has in England grown twice, and in France throe timos, as fa?t as publio wealth. The earnings of tho British na tion have doubled in twenty years, and quadrupled since Waterloo, nnd this exclusive of untaxed incomes. Daring the past year, says another paper, 21,58'J house? wore added to London, forming 4...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, Dec. 14. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, Dec. 14. Arrangements have been entered into for the establishment of a monthly mail service between France and the Austra-<*> lian colonies, via New Caledonia. The contraot will bo for a period of two years! Boyd, of Newcastle, has challenged' H'anlan, in teams of "the championship race, to row a raotcli for £200' a side. Hanlanhas accoptod,- and purposos that the raoo shall take place ? at* the. ond of January.; Boyd's wi?h is, to niee*t him six weeks later. The timo is at present unfixod, as is also whothor tho rric'o will take placo on the Thames or the Tyne. Herbert, who went' homo from' Mel bourne to receive a legacy, and murdorcd his wife's sister has been hanged; . Mr. Fawcott, tho'Postmnstcr-Gcnqral, has matured a scheme for a parcels post _ to _ Australia. It. is understood that it will bo in a working shopo at nn early date. ? Constantinople, Dec, 13. ? The Note from tho Porto to tho Greek Government, ca...

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LONDON. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

LONDON. Thursday. Battalions of Scots' Guards and a Rifle Brigade are being ordered to Ire-<*> land, and all army furloughs have been cancelled in that part of the kingdom. . Healy,- lately acting na secretary for Pnruell, and Walsh, a member of tho Irish League, wero acquitted after a short trial. . Yesterday, on assassin attempted to murder Bratidro, the Prime Minister of Rolimanin.. The attack resulted in the victim's being" slightly wounded. The assailant was arrested. A Protestant church at Ballinnhinoh, in Ireland, has been forcibly entered and completely wrecked.'

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Bible Wines. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

Bible Wines. A CORRESPONDENT has forwarded us a copy of the following letter, first published in the New York Witness, with a request that we may give it a place in the Argus before this Benson's vintage is over. "We do so with pleasure:— ; ' "The advooates o£ the repulsive theory that Christ made and drank intoxicating wine, rest substantially on the fact that certain travellere in Palestine did not learn that un fermented wino is now used there; and from this premise they drew the hazardous conclu sion that none but fermented wine was used, in the (Saviour's time. But negative testi mony is always of doubtful character. Ate wo sure that these travel lera learned every thing even about present usage thoro ? Let us see,' '???:?? ????????? ????..?'.. Dr. Thompson, extensively acquainted with the East, suys :—" The Moslems make no fermented wines; they boil the jnice down to preserve it, and claim to have received ;tlio custom from the remotest antiquity." . ; " Dr. Jacobus also says ...

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16. THE VICE-REGAL SPEECH. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16. THE VICE-REGAL SPEECH. His Excellency seated himself on the throne, and the members of the Legislative Assembly having, in response to the summons of the Usher of the Black Rod, entered the Chamber, the Governor delivered tho opening I speech as follows :— ', '? ,' ".Honorable Gentlemen, of tho Legislative . Council and Gentlemen of tlio Legist latico Assembly,— ! "After the prorogation of tho lato Par llumcut no time was lost In bringing into operation tho machinery of the new Elec toral Act ; and, in now calling you together for tho transaction of public business, I con gratulate you on tho fuller and more satis factory representation of tho conntry under its provisions. You meet at a season which I fear will subject many of you to incon venience, but the exigencies of tho public service will, I am sure, claim the first placo In your consideration. For a considerable timo post the legal provision to meet the expenditure of government ha? not been made, from ...

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SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MARKET. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

SYDNEY LIVE STOCK MARKET. Friday. The cattlo market is in full supply, Beof is 138. The sheep market supply is light ! ; wethers are 7s 6d. y

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TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Friday. HENRY WILKINSON was yesterday charged at Albury with the murder of Mary Pumpa, and committed for trial. The prisoner intends to petition the Government for n change of vonne. The total eclipso of the moon last night was seen with great advantage The large nlbom for presentation to tbo Queen by tho Government at Sydnoy, on behalf of tbo colony, has just been completed, and will bo des patched to England in a few day?. Dnring tlie vdyngo of tho Orient Company's steamer Potosi from Mel bourne last- Wednesday evening, a Biiowcr of large drops of mod fell over tho ship, marking her from end to end with spots of yellow clay. j The Orange Slaughtering Company i has called for tenders for the conveyance of frozen meat to England. 1 Mr. De Salis, in the Legislative Council yesterday, said it was the duty of the Govcrniuent to develop the frozen meat process, and take stops to send meat home, and thus enhance tho value of public lan...

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Borough of Singleton. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

Borough of Singleton. A SPECIAL meeting of the Council was held in the Chambers on Thursday evening. There were present: The Mayor, Aldermen Hooker, Nichols, Pinchin, Broomfield, and M'Dougall. „ ~, A Tha bualne?? for which the Council had mot waa to rocelvo tho report of tho deputa tion appointed to wait on Mr. Munro res poctlng tbo gas works. [Tho result of the interview appeared in la?t iBSue.J ? Tho following report was read :— A " Municipal Counoil Chambers, " Singleton, lGth Doc, 1880/ ? "Tho deputation appointed at tho lust meeting of tho Council to interview Mr. Alex. Munro on the subject of lighting tho Borough with gns, havo tho honor to report that thoy waited on that gentleman at his residence on Tuesday last, tho members of tho doputntion who were present being the Mayor, Aldermen Quiun, Nichols, Piiiohin, and Broomfleld, when tho following proposal was submitted to Mr. Munro and approvod' of by him—That the gas-works bo carried out by Mr, Munro hlmaelf, but that, in or...

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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. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18th, 1880. A Word With You. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 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. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 18th, 1880. A Word With You. IN the interests of fair play we have had submitted to us two lists of names of persons appointed to Government situations by the advice or with the help of the influence of Mr, W. 0.: Browne, tho late member for ? r Patrick's Plains. One list contains tho Yipames of thoso professing tho Korann :,'"Oatholio faith, the other gives the names of Tho appointments comprise to tho office of mnglatratos, and situations in the Post and Telegraph donart- and in tho Railway branch or tho Sublie service. The following resiimi of 1880liatamay provointeresting, Forobvious YieMona wo suppress namc? :- ''\' s .' Cnthollw. Protestants 1 ';'; ,Magistrates 3 0 ?/* f p6st and Telegraph Offices 4? 10 oto, 4 7 :v T0ta15...,...0..., 11 20 >~* Throo others wore appointed during Mr; ! ; .Br6wnb's repres...

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Household. HAIR. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

Household. HAIR. Miss M.D., in Rural New Yorker. WE will suppose by this time that all our young lady readers have the most charm-<*> ing complexions, that it would be impos-<*> sible with a powerful microscope to find tho slightest blemiah, and I am sure in a month af tor reading this article' you will : have ? quantity of hair that it will take three times the number o£ hair-pins to keep it in plaoo that it formerly did. > But, without joking, I do.know of afew things that, if they do not increase .your hair to threo timoa its present amount, will certainly improve it in looba, and in timo will increase ice growth. :! o . First, washing it, not offc oner than once a month, in raia-water, with a tablespoon ful of borax added, or, if that is not handy, white Gaetile soap.?, ? i --: : ?,: '?. :. ? J Second, it possible, wear it in a neat braid down the back in the morning. Nothing is so iajuriom to. the heir as': wearing it in aa anuataral position a gr...

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Opening of Parliament. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

Opening of Parliament. Sydney, Wednesday. Newcastle Herald. PARLIAMENT was opened at noon to day by the swearing in of new member the cere-<*> mony occupying an hour and a-half. Ninety-<*> nine members were present, thirty-four sitting on the Opposition henchciy and sixty-, five on tlie Ministerial. Tbo .following members absent:- Messrs. Cramsie, .Win. Forstei , , 'M'libuglilin,'" Lyucli, M'Elhonc, Pilcher, Thoa. B. Smith, aud Alex.''Wilson. ? ELECTION OP SPI3AK3B. : After the preliminary ceremony, Dr. Jieiwick proposed Kir G. W. Allan'for tho office of Speaker, and in ii brief speech' eulo gised him for the creditable rfliinner in which ho had nUvaye discharged: hie dutiesi and; complimented him on his thorough acquaiotanco with the : office. ~ ,Mr. J. ! F. Burns eecondddtho motion, and Bir G. \W Allen was unanimoasly elected, and thanked the members for'the distipKuiehed honour they had conferred upon him for the fourth time. ? Sir H. Parkes and Mr. Fi...

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THE LITTLE HOUSEWIFE. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

THE LITTLE HOUSEWIFE. WE called her Matie. Early with the lark Her merry voice gave greeting to the sun, For pearly dawn must grow to grewsome dark Before her round of duties should be done. Homager feet sped through tbo houso all day; { Maiteir and man watched for her Utile form. Who else could hold suoh firm 'and gentle sway, Or quell the rising of eaoh hoasohold storm ? Gaosl watohed with gaost the furoe of that sweet reign, The soft nn tying of oaoh tangted knot; None ever asked her oaro or love in vain, Or felt himself neglected or forgot. "What beauty had I ehe 1" Wo oonld not havo told If one so fair had ever lived or been, For lovslinoss oi every form and mould .We thought was worn by oar own hoaso hold queen. Oar livei wero guided by her gentle power; Through hor right ssemed-to triumph over ' wrong; Uor smile wonld brighten c'en tbo darkest hour; Her sweet "Good-night" was oar best even song.

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Correspondence. A MUSEUM FOR SINGLETON. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

Correspondence. A MUSEUM FOR SINGLETON. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) I remain, &c, BOWYKER.E SHAW. SIR,—I write to advocate an idea which has occurred to me for utilizing, if the consent of the committee can be obtained, one of the fine rooms of the new wing of our Hospital for a local iim?oum. Theso rooms nro not likely to be required for hospital purposes for a considerable time, and either of thorn could easily, and at a small expotiso be made avail* nblo for a museum. As regards expeuse, a few. tables nnd case's for the specimen's would only bo necessary at the commencement. Theso specimen*, which would inoludo objects of natural history, such ns .stuffed animal..,' birds, fossils, .ores, &0., aboriginal remains, or even objects of art and industry might ba obtained partly by gifts from privates sources, nnd also, I imagine, 'by lonn or exchange, or gfts from the Sydney or central museums of othor colonies whioh usually posscss'spiuo specimens thoy won...

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Humour. MRS. MWILLIAMS AND THE LIGHTNING. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 18 December 1880

Humour. MRS. MWILLIAMS AND THE LIGHTNING. (By -Mark Twain in the Atlantic Monthly.) WELL, sir- continued Mr. M Williams, for this was not the beginning of his talk-the fear of lightning is one of the most distross-<*> ing. inflirmities a human being can he afflicted with. It U mostly ooofia-rd t<> women ; bn , now aud then yon find it in ft llWo dsfi, anil sometimes in a man. It is a partioularly dis tressing infirmity, .for tho reason tbat it ; takos tho sand ont of a person tt> an extent which no bthi r fear oan, nnd it oan t be roa?onedwitb, and neither oan it be shamed out of a person. A woman who could face the wry devil himself—or a mease—loses bar'grip and goes all lopienea ia front of a flash of lightning. Her fright is something pitiful to seo. , Well, hs I was telling yon I woke np, with (hat smothered and nniooatable ory of "Mortimer! Mortimer 1" wailing in my ,ear?; and as soon as I oonld sorapo my faculties together I reaohed over in the d...

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A Busy Family. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 22 December 1880

A Busy Family. Detroit Free Press. A case of assault and battery, in which formers' sons were plaintiff and defen-<*> dant respectively, was on trial in Justice Alley, and the plaintiff's lawyer was very anx'ous to make out that the defendants family must have seen the fight, which toik place jn?t outside tho kitchen door. The defendant's mother being on the stand, the lawyer began : " Well, where were you when the first blow was struck ?" "Down cellar, skimming milk and tying cloths over my preserve jars," she replied. "Where was your husband ?" " He was in the barn mending the harness and greasing tho waggon." " Where was yonr daughter Surah ?" "Sarah was in tho north bedroom, changing the pillow-cases on tho spare bed." " And where wbb Jane ?"? " Jouo ? She had ran over to a neighbours to borrow some coffee and a nutmeg." "Let's see! Havn't you a si?ter living with you?" " Yes, sir I She waSg sewing carpet rags up stairs." "Ah ! she was ! You have a youngor son, nam...

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