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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 22 December 1880
- ~. * "' ? " —-- ~; Read, M.D., 7 t PHYBIOIAN AND SURGEON ' '''"' > Carlsbrook Mouse J- (Lato Grammar School), '''. .'-JC' ? SINGLETON. , Side Entrance by Hnntor-strcot, HOTTRS FOR CONSULTATION—From 0 to 11.30 a.m. )i ' Vaccination on Tuesdays and Saturdays. '?' DR. * BEAD VISITS ? BRANXTON, , " v BROKE, and JERRY'S PLAINS on recoipt , ' of telegrams, 1/ JH. M. MADDEN, 1." - M.D. Queen's Unlv,, Ireland, 18C8. ~ M.S. (Master ot Surgery), Do. Do., 1870. , . Dublin, 1868. ?' s 2 (Registered, N.8.W.) , ' (LateofGunnedah& Moss Vale), HAS commenced to PRACTICE HIS PROFESSION in Singleton, and may bo consulted nt Mb. ROWLES' (lato Mr. J, , Gray's), cornor of John and George streets. "" Generally at home beforo 11 o.m. and ' * "between 5 and 7 p.m. Will visit Jerry's Plains Branxton, Broke, etc., on receipt of telegrams. -—*- * |A"JCABD.j v PROFESSOR J. J. WELLS, (! ,- (PUPIL OJT Hcitu BECICEB) PIANIST AND ORGANIST, . - ' ~ XATH^ J k? prepared to rcceivo Pupils in , J*'? Singlet...
Scissor Snips. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 22 December 1880
Scissor Snips. The Victorian Minister for Educa- tion, in presenting the prizes at the State school at Ballarat on Friday &nbsp; &nbsp; night, spoke of the advantages of scien- tific education, and also said that he intended to reduce the number of sing- ing and drawing masters in the State schools, and wished to do away with the patronage of the Minister, leaving pro- motion to merit. Constable Henneberry has been dis- missed from the police force in conse- quence of his action in the recent assault case. It is stated that a telegram has beon received from tho London offico by tho Government, announcing that the ship Devon sailed from England on the 12th instant, for Sydney, with 890 emi grants. Every effort is being made to push forward tlie repairs to tho Sorata. The first contract is expected to be about £10,000, and tho total contract about £35,000. Judging from a recent issue of tho Bega Standard, we nro to havo another District Court Judge's conduct sub mitted...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
WOOL SALES v-JSS-MOBT nnd COS WOOL WAREHOUSES, Sydnoy. ? To our Constituent!!, and Woolgrowcr? * gencrnlly. "H .We venture to bora that vvc now address *** ?wider coDdtituency tlmn in nny previous yeor. An incronecd direction of Wool to ,v i TiUB "PbJiT bai iilrcndy been fully evidenced, nnd thocontinuedextension of the Haiuv.US must yearly bring accession. In tbis XX- it bos been vcrj grntifyinf? to us to "'' fliid thnt vtbilo retaining Hie friends uc nnve befn piivllcgcd to sorvo for rnnny yonrn, ?V webavobcen honoured nlso with the confi ,'''' denco of many others;, who could only have r ' come to us on tlicii report. Wo desiro to redpond to this trustful pre ference, and nro paying attention to n pro vision of tho appliances neccMnry to meet i"*' tho enlarging find yearly coudenoing wool, 1' BKAPON. To this end, wo arc ndrting to the /Hi receiving and delivering facilities of our -Warehouses nt the Ciuoulau Quay, and ''"erecting a very cap.icious mtcrjiviso BTOnr, .J? in IMMEDIA...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
Hobology.—Special attention is called to the price-list of the?odanowllauufacturing C!o., of Boston,' published in these columns. All of those wishing to secure an excellent and correct timekeeper aro recommended to address themselves to this old and reliable firm. No further evidence of tho in variably good quality of their manufactures will be reqnird beyond the following facts: The firm waa established in 1849, and since then havo gained prize medals at the Exhibitions of London, Paris, Vienna, etc., for excellence of manufacture. They aro appointed, by warrant, watchmakers to the Queen of Eng- land, Prince of Wales, the Emperor of Russia, and the Bey of Ttmis.—Advt. Ah, SloN Dew !—This, wo presume, is the extatic exclamation of tho Swiss moun taineer as he lays bis hnnd on his diaphragm after tossing off a modicum of " Dew of :jhe Alps," as a stomachic and appetizct. This old cordinl of the Helvetian is truly delicious to the palate as well as refreshing to tho exhausted inner m...
Commercial Intelligence. SINGLETON PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
Commercial Intelligence. SINGLETON PRICES CURRENT. above are wlioleenlo prices, of what Jealera would Rive ? Singleton, December 21st,-1880. Maizo (new) per bnn, 0 2 2 to 0 2 4 p aP I ? n rl0 -r ?'? 0 2 2,024 English Barley „ 0 3 0 0 3 3 2 atB 0 2 0 „ 0 3 0 g r ? n , .. 0 1 0 „ 0 I 2 Pollard „ 0 10,012 Adelaide Wheat „' 0 r> 0 " 0 B 6 Colonial Wheat „ 0 3 9 ,040 Flonr, super.,perton 12 0 0 „ 13 0 0 Flonr, seconds .ill 0 0 ,,12 0 0 Lncerno Hay... ,. 1 15 0 „ 2 0 0 OatcnHay ... „ 2 10 0 „ 3 0 0 Potatoes 3 0 0 „ 2 0 0 ! Tallow , 14 0 0 „ liT o 0 i Butter ... ptrlbi 0 0 6 „ 0 0 8 Cheese ... ... „ 0 0 3 „ 0 0 6 Bacon ,,004 „ 0 0 4i Lard , - 0 0 4 „ 0 0 4i Honoy „ 0 0 2J „ 0 0 3 BeeBwux „ 0 0 4 „ 0 0 6 Col. Tobacco,fig „ 0 1 4 „ 0 . 1 6 Ditto, leaf ... ,, 0 0 6 ,,"o 0 8 Horsehair ... ., 0 0 8 „ 0 0 10 Hides, heavy... „ 0 0 2J „ 0 0 3 Hides, light ... , 0 0 1J „ 0 0 2 Calvoa .,....„ 0 10. 0 „ 0 12 6 Calf-akins ... „ 0 1 0 „ 0 1 C Pigs „ 0 0 2J „ 0 0 3 Suckers onch 0 4 0 „ 0 5 .0 Eggs......
White and Black Sinners. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
White and Black Sinners. THE Braidwood Quarter Sessions were held on Tuesday before Judge Mac-&lt;*> [?]land. The only case was that of Tommy Bolland, an aboriginal, upwards ot 50 years of ngo, charged with' assault ing at Mndmolong, Loiwer Aralnen, an elderly lady (Mrs. M'Tavish) with in tent. The prisoner pleaded gnilty and received a good character, and it was alleged that ho was drunk when ho cotn jailted the offenco. His Honor, after "lading to the wickedness of interfering with unprotected females, informed the pii?oner that had ho been a white man "is sentenco would havo boen double that "liich he was about to pnss. He sen tenced the priaoaer to twelve months' imprisonment with hard labour in llait lan &lt;l gaol. What a wondotful cscapo for tlio imaginary white man! Two jeare hard labour, bo called, for aa
"Until He Disgorged." [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
"Until He Disgorged." IN the long pending insolvency case of Samuelde Young, late of Port Adelaide, merchant, Commissioner Downer, of Adelaide,characterised the insolvent's cotidnct ns' the grossest case of fraud that ever camo undor his notice. Until the insolvent turned honest, disgorgod the money he had secreted., nnd made a dean breast of his affairs, tho hoaring wonld bo adjolirned sine die. It might be said that this would bo perpetual im prisonment, but that depended entirely on thp insolvent himself. Bail wob applied for, on the ground that tho in. tended to appeal to the Supremo Court, and the Commissioner said nothing would induce him to let the insolvent out on bail.. ..'??'.
Time Table of Arrival and Departure of English Mails. FOR,DECEMBER, 1880. VIA SAN FRANCISCO. Outward. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
Time Table of Arrival and Departure of English Mails. FOR,DECEMBER, 1880. VIA SAN FRANCISCO. Outward. ?) . Leave Sydney, Arrive London, 2nd December. 18th January,' *' '* ' 80thDecember. 15th February.-' ? " ' Inward, &lt; t > London, I Airivo Sydney, ' rYr , 4th November, | 20th December. (J , VIA HKLBOUBNU. GALLE & BBINDIBI. 1 ? ' Outward. fmi Loavo Sydney, Arrivo London, ? / ' BthiDecomber.- . '20tb January. , 22nd December. Bth February, Inward. 'v ' Loavo London, I Arrive Sydney, '' ' 22nd October. I 3rd December. CthNovember. | 17th December. . ,VIA BRIBRANE, TOHJRES STBAITB, AND BRINDISt. -Dates will bo inserted as coon aanewtime ? table is rocoived, liBTTEIt RATES* OF POSTAGE, Via San Francisco, Gd per half ounce :.Viir ' Melbourne and lirindiol, und Towee 'Straits and Brimlisi, 8d pur half ounce. a 'For Nowspapora— Via San Francisco, Id each. Via Melbourne and Jirlciliai, and Torres Strftits and flniuliM, 2il for 5 ounces ' and Id for each ndditionul 4 ou...
IRISH AFFAIRS. London, Dec. 20. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
IRISH AFFAIRS. London, Dec. 20. Mr. King has, with the approval of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of United States, drafted resolutions, to be submitted to Congress, expressing regret tt tbe uobappy position of Ireland, and Hint the British Government appears unable to fulfil its normal duties for the protection of life and property ; also that tlio Hon. W. M. Evnrls, Foreign Secretary of State", bo instructed to inform the Government of Great Britain that it is thought to bo expedient that thore should be immediate reforms in Irish affairs, and that pacification should be prosecuted in a kindly and con siderate spirit. A telegram from America, stating that Congress is likely to adopt these resolutions, has caused much excitement here. Deo. 21. The Orangemen of Londonderry Knemblcd at Coleraino, aud burned in effigy Parnell and Biggar, the Land League leaders. Tho second battalion of the Grenadier Guards, so rarely sent out of England, I* ordered to proceed to Ireland. In conseque...
"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 25TH, 1880. A Merry Christmas! [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 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 25TH, 1880. A Merry Christmas! A MERRY CHRISTMAS. AWAY with frow[?]s, and censures, and 'fault-findings for at least a little while. " Peace on earth, and good will to men" is the joyful message of to-day, and however fnr wo mny be from its complote .realization, let ub each and all do some thing towards building tho templo of ?peace and good will. It ib a temple ?made up for tho most pnrt of human hearts—those unfnthomnblo and most capable of all that is good nnd pretty nearly as much that .is ovil. Once at least evory year the Christian world has a common sentiment brought forcibly-'under- its notice— a, sontimont extolled from tho pulpit,. inculcated by tho Press, and put in praotico in—how many homes? It is not.for us .to Bay 1 Man is the least qualified judge of his fellows, and Cliristmaa.-tido is a time ...
European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, Dec. 17. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
European Cablegrams. (From the Sydney Papers.) London, Dec. 17. THE question which has arisen between the British Post Office and the English Telephone Company, in consequence of the right of the latter to er[?]ct wires in the fluted Kingdom independently of .the". Lt Office, for"thepurpose of telephonic LjjiiDic?tion, being disputed, ? cnmo Use the court to-day, and resulted in rt? Telephone Company losing the case. , .">..v.r.; : ,;";?.?; ?? ? .?-?.Deo. 21. immediately upon a decision having by the Conrt in the caeo of ? the GoTernment against the United 1 Telephone Company, the Postmaster-; Ofljerol notified that he is now prepared jo establish telephonic communication in connection withjtho GoTernment talo- Krapbs for the convenience of mercnante, erofessional men? and. the pnblio ;8? nera,) ?'; I .'Dec. 22. EHis Excellency tho Marquis of Ripon, Viceroy of ?India, haa. completely re coverei from bis reoenib illneas. A, eorions railway aociderit has hap pened on the Midland Ra...
A Word With You. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
A Word With You. THE only police court business since last i[?] was the granting yesterday of an ex-&lt;*> tension of the publican's license held by Mr. W. A. Hamilton to a booth on the course, Sedgfield, for tlio 27th Instant. | A koctuiUiAl. student of botany got fool ing round a back room 'at tho residenco of I Mr. W. J. Anilor?on in High-Blrcet, on I Friday morning. He knocked over nnd Hmnsliefi a iloworntariil, but was'unsuccessful lin bis attempts to reach tho front room. A ' faithful chair placed carefully under the lock which happened to be out of onlcr, re- I coivcd pome raork? ua of a filf, but otliorvu>e could not bo induced to budgo from its position, rcinamiDg ou gunrd to good pur pose. I On Thursday rooming Homebody thought Mr. Arthur Browne, of Hosoville, had not properly fastened bis shutters. So ho went I to do him a good turn. They were, however, duly bolted, nnd what ia more, Mr, Browne was on the other hido of them just wailing till tbo pro-.vlor ou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
ss. ?:>?£' : " ON > . ' AND AFTEIt TJIB '/let JANUAKY NEXT, : THE PRICE OF "THE " i( SINGLETON ARGUS' ' l. , WtliLBE '?'?? REDUCED Aa Follows : '-, Per Quarter in Advance Sis. Od. On. . Per ITear in Advance 20s. Od. " &lt; Tho charge for booking will remain ns ) hitherto, viz., 7?. per quarter, i ' For Saturday'a Issue— Per quarter In advance ... .Is. Od. . Booked 3s. Gd, ~' Blnglecopics Os. 3d. &lt; A LIBEBATj DISCOUNT made to News Agents who take papers by tho Dozen, ond ' all returns allowed for. ?- AGENTS In tho Country wanted. Singleton Argus Office, December Bth, 1880. 6s. ss. *
The Gas Question Settled. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
The Gas Question Settled. THE meeting of ratepayers called for the purpose of considering the proposal made by the Borough Council of Singleton to Mr. Alex. Munro, respecting his gas-plant, was duly hold in tho Chambers ou: Thursday night. The attendance, at first very srorill, gradually increased to about 50. The Mayor, having waited some time nftor the nppointcrt hour of meeting, said he was. Rorry to *co so few .present, but he supposed he had bettor introduce to them the business for which they had been called-together. Ho then explained tho steps that had been tnken in reference to the plant, us already reported in theeo columnc, and proc:edO'l to read tho advertisement convening the meeting-. : \ . ?'.? . . Tbe Conncil Clerk wa? next cslied on to road the roport mado bjr' the deputation to the Council on the previous-Thursday night, nfter interviewing Mr. Munro, and mnking tho..proposal;to pay in ndvanca a sum of £2000, for ten years' rent of 20 public lamps at £10 per lamp; [...
Weather Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
Weather Notes. We have|boforohad occasion to acknowledge our indebtedness to Jlr. \V. J. Bangar, of Ncoteficld, for usoful information reapeoting tho weather of past seasons. That gentleman has just placed us under a further obligation by supplying us with certain weather notee very interesting at tho present time. Mr. Dangar, writing on the 22nd inst,, says : " I enclose yon totals of rainfall for 12 years, with tho exception of 187C-7-8, which I have lost somehow. I had no idoa this waa such a dry year (bore), Tho stock havo been in good condition—crops, fair—and though no great abundance of grass, there has been enough, imd hay crops havo been made. I suspect 1870 and part of 1877 were worse. I always think if wo havo two inches a month n&lt; one fall C2i inches a year) it wonld bo r fine season, but it would not do, as our dams and witerco-.irses would fail j and it is therefore best to pet falls of threo, four, and five inches now and then to replenish our springs, thou...
LONDON. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
LONDON. Thursday. The proposal of England for the settlement of the Greek frontier ques-&lt;*> tion. generally accepted by the Powers, but Greece .has definitely declined to '? ? ?',??'.?.;. , ? „.:.?;.. \: !: ?Jf§;The Marquis of Ripon has entirely .?recOTered from bis illness, and has ton tdered his resignation of the Vico-roynlty r of.' India. It is understood that bis 'resignation is accepted. ,;'; Confidence is now being restored 'gradually to commercial circles in Chicago. Steps havo been taken to relievo the financial pressure. ;,; A large gathering of native tribes at the Cape, in the district of Brnckenburg, showing signs of hostility, wore attacked by-tlio colonial forces and completely rquted, after a briof engagement. X;:Tbe Boers, following up the seizuro of Heidelburg, showed signs of active to the British forces, and havo ?advanced and attacked the town, of Paichslfom (?). It is not yet known /whether the town has been captured. ' : ":' ;Thero' is intense ex...
Why Don't Men Marry? [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
Why Don't Men Marry? Melbourne Bulletin. WHY are the young, the tender, and the beautiful at a discount ? The effect is apparent, nor need we search far for the cause. It is the spirit of the time, the new relations that, of late years, have sprung np between the youth of opposite, sexes-—relatione which in them- selves are harmless and in some measure productive of good, but which are deal ing a gradual though sure death-blow to those warmer sentiment? which Pre looked upon as the budding of orange blossom, and the mainspring of social intercourse. Let ub take a glimpse of this danger, sift the evil results from the.good, ond weigh each in the balance of consequence; nnd, first, let us adjourn to ? fashionable ball-room, where tbe entertainment is at its height, in which the Love god is supposed to speed his arrows right and left j but in which, as a matter of fact, he merely flutters his wiDgs, creating a sensation which is called by the vague term of " flirtation." Listen to the ...
The Poet's Corner. WHEN I WAS A GIRL. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
The Poet's Corner. WHEN I WAS A GIRL. WHEN I was a girl, and I mind it well, I tended baby and how it did yell; It yelled so much that I vowed when I "Was of age I would hear no baby cry. When 1 was of age, nnd I mind it well, . With a sweet young.man in love I fell, And I toll 60 far tbat'l said ? I'd see," When ho asked,;" My love, won't yon marry ineJ" When we were married, and I mind it well, Tbire camo a littlo baby nnd how it did 7ell J It yelled so much that again I swore, While my husband laughed, " I would hear no more." "The yeaTS passed on, and I mind them well, For each now year come.thb same old yell; Bat 1 loved my jewels. bo welcome to our nest; And I said "yyhen I'm old then I shall have rest." And now I am old, but, alas, you see, There is no rest from that yell from mc ; For sori? and daughters think I alone can quell Their HttlecryiDg babies when they yell, yell, yell I
Scissor Snips. (From the papers.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
Scissor Snips. (From the papers.) "A thin figure is ever more poetic than a stout one"; and M[?]le. Bern-&lt;*> hardt is thin beyond all peradventure. She is, indeed, of such immaterial ness that her attenuated figure is a stock subject for the professional jesters of Paris.. It is said, for instance, that she once escaped from robbers by .hiding behind her riding-whip. It is said again that, in her early career a manager refused to engage her, alleging that he would not havo in his theatre a woman who could enter his office through the keyhole. But the utmost height to which this rather thin wit has gone as yet is the assertion that one evening an empty carriage drove up to the Theatre Frangais, and Mdllo. Sarah Bernhardt alighted from it." There is a vast difforeuce between coquetry and sociability—a difference which should be hotter understood-than it Jβ at present. , The Bulletin says: " The organist at; Yarra-street, Geelong, has learned two fresh voluntaries. Cujus ...
An Insolvent Borough. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 25 December 1880
An Insolvent Borough. THE Mudgee Independent publishes this:—" Those who have read Dickens' 'David Copperfield' must have often laughed at the inveterate habit of Micawber in paying his debts with pro notes, and then rubbing his hands com placently at tho thought that ho had . discharged the obligation aB botwecn Kan and man. Thero are too ninny Micawbers among men' and corporate bodies." Tho Mudgee Borough Council at the ond of last mouth received notice from the bank that debentures for £300 were due and must bo mot.. Now tho - Council is her.vily involved and hasn't a Penny to blcs? itself with, but tho Mayor, by inatrubtionr* from, the Council, drew but a cheque for £300! and ten dered it as payment. : Tho amusing part of the transaction is the fact- that thd : Council had ho funds to their. credit,- and so the cheque for £300 was dishonoured and returned. This con venient mode of paying the debt by -'increasing, the overdraft to the'same extent was not palatable to the Bank Man...