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A Railway Guide to Heaven. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
A Railway Guide to Heaven. THE Catholic Review, prints the follow-&lt;*> ing " Railway Guide for Roman Catholic travellers on their way to Heaven," to which are appended the comments of the Christian at Work: — 1. No return ticket or excursion trains. Approved. 2. Infants in tho arms of their Holy Mother the Cntholic Church, free. Not approved ; infants in arms received uncon ditionally. ? 3. No djadheods or half fare? allowed. Excepted to ; there are.no fares on the Protestant trains ; whosoevek ynhh, let kirn come FnEEMf, 4. Travellers nre particularly''requested to bring nothing with them but good works, othenviso they may miss tho train or incur sarlous trouble on the frontier. Protestant travellers 2'ositively not admitted unless showing the free pais signed by Faith ; good nor'ksmay be brought along, bvt.thep arc not received as a substitute for the free pass of Eaitk 6. Clergy as well aa others carrying money run great risks—no iusiiranoo taken on such luggage. Bis...
The Light of Reason Gone. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
The Light of Reason Gone. FROM Sydney we (Yass Courier) learn that Mr. Hugh Kennedy, registrar of the University, has gone completely out of his mind. It appears he has recently been most successful in somo large speculations, ? and now runs away with the idea that ho is a millionaire. He went into the Crown and Anchor Hotel, Sydney, called for a glass of wine, and putting down a cheque for .£lOOO told the barmaid "to keep the change." He next wont to Pfahlert's hotel in Wyn yard-square; nnd called cabs up until there were forty-seven near tho hotel. Ho said he would go and say good-bye to his friends, taking a fresh cab for each. It afterwards turned out.that ho had paid' his passage for London. He however changed his mindas to visiting his friends, and asked how much was wanted for. Pfahlert's' holel? He, immediately drew out a cheque for an extravagant sura'mentioned, handed it over, and /turning. to the occupants ordered them ,to "clear out," 'as the place wob his. It nt last-be...
Gladstone's Acomplishments [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
Gladstone's Acomplishments Interview with Dr. Parker of London. MR. GLADSTONE is a wonderful man, and without him we should be a company without a leader, an army without a general. His capacity for work is ormops, and his breadth and accuracy of --information.; something/';innrrollous;. He will go' on a diplomatic mission sny to the lonian Islands, and speaking there will address his hearers with purest of modern Greek. Then crossing tho Adriatio to Vcnico or Rome, he will moot there somo learned body, and in tho; most liquid Italian show an intimate knowledge and appreciation of the whole field of Latin literature. Ho may delve into some mine of classic manuscript and dig up a peart overlooked by other workers in the tdngup of the Ctesars. Perhaps proceeding on to Berlin, he will stop and bo prepared to address every man he meots in tho langnnge of j the Faderland, while en route to England I a stop at Paris wonld enable him to meet j the litterateurs and scientific men of the j F...
No Felonious Intention. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
No Felonious Intention. Telegraph. THE charge against John Wiseman Dar-&lt;*> gin, manager of the Bath[?]rst street branch of the City Bank, was again pre-&lt;*> ferred yesterday morning at the Central Police Court. It will be remembered that the defendant is charged with em bezzling £4900 belonging to the Bank Corporation. Mr. Roberts, who ap peared for tho prosecutors, said that certain securities belonging to the de fendant had been. obtn ; ned by tlio-bank authorities,.and ns thoy would covor the amount of the deficit the charge would not be pressed, no- felonious intention having been attributed.to the defendant. For the' defendant, Mr. E. P.'Stepho.i also snid thut there hail been no felonious intention ou the part of his client, and tho irregularities had resulted from ill health nnd anxiety. . Tlio securities mentioned bad realisod by sale tho full amount of the 'deficit. Tho defendant was thcn&lt; disoha'rgotl by the Bencb,-^
Mr. Spoopendyke. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
Mr. Spoopendyke. Brooklyn Eagle. "MY dear," said Mr. Spoopendyke, feeling up the chimney, " have you seen my gold collar button ?" "I saw it the day you bought it," answered Mrs. Spooperidyke, cheery,.'" and I thought \t very'pretty, Why!;do you ask?" " 'Cause l'vo lost tho niensley thing," responded Mr. Spoopondyke,: running the broom hnndlo up in the cornice and shaking it as if it were a carpet. " You don't suppose it is up there, do you?" asked Mrs. Spoopendyko." Where did you leave it?" "Loft it in my ebirt. Whore do you suppose I'd leave it—in the hash?" And Mr. Spoopendyko tossed over tho things in his wil'o's writing-dosk and looked out of the window after it. " Whero did you leave yonr shirt ?", asked Mrs. Spoopondyke, " Where did I leave my shirt ? Where do yon supposo I left it? Where does a man genernlly leavo his ehirt, Mrs. Spoopondyke? Think I left it in the ferryboat? Got an idoa I left it at a prayer meoting, haven't you ? Well, I didn't.' I left it off, Mrs. Spoopo...
THE GAS QUESTION. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
THE GAS QUESTION. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) Yours truly, A COUNTRY SUBSCRIBER. SIR, —I have sometimes wondered how it so often happens that Municipal or Aldermanic bodies become a synonym for all sorts of incompetence and woodcn-heade.inoss, when, if you take the snmo men in their private capacities who form tneso Corporations, they show more tl- . tho uverngo shrewdness in looking i. i, - t'leirown affairs. Perhaps you will bo nbl" to throw somo light npon this subject This train of re ~?tion occurred to mo in roading of the action our own Council havo taken in tho gns question. Ono of tho Aldermen incidentally mentioned the number twenty as being tho number of lamps to bo provided, when straightway this becomes, as it w.-ro, a " mystical" number, which all the others adopt without any other consideration, No one asks the -what is;. the minimum number of lamps required to be nf any eervico in lighting tho town? .Now, fcir, I consider twenty lamps for a straggling plac...
Drinks for the Sick. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
Drinks for the Sick. DR. RINGER, speaking on this subject, says:—"A few remarks may be made here conveniently on the drinks best suited for fever patients. To them thirst is most important and distressing, often causing'much restlessness nnd irritability,, thefe in-their torn often, increasing tho fever. ? The urgent thirst must therefore bo allayed, but if it be left to themselves to .satiate; their craving, patients will always drink to excess, which is very liable, to dis arrange the stomach, impair digestion, produce flatulence and oven diarrhoea. Theory and experience both Bhow that drinks mado slightly bitter and somo* what acid, slake thirst effectually. A weak infnsion of cascarilln or. orange peel, acidulated slightly with hydro chloric acid, was, with Graves of Dublin, n favourito tbir?t-allaying drink for fever pntionts. Raspberry vinogar is a useful drink. Sucking ice is very grateful. Sweet fruits, although at first agreeable ond refreshing, roust bo taken with care nnd...
Wallsend Races. (Abridged from the Newcastle Herald.) FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
Wallsend Races. (Abridged from the Newcastle Herald.) FIRST DAY. First Baoe.—The Flying Handicap of 2 ; Boys. each for starters, with 10 sots, arided by the club ; second horse 6 soys. from tho prize. 1 miie.and a distance. Mr. G. Davis' o g Woodlands, 4 yrs, Cat ,! 71b... ... ... ... ... 1 B. Cook's b f Lady Clifden, 3 yrs, (ist 21b... ... ... ... ... 2 Jns, Flood's b h Verdict, aged, 3st Ub 3 Time, 2 mm. 1J bocs. .8 started. Second Roco.—Priuoe of Wales' Staken of 2 boys. each for starters, with 80 soys, added i eecond horse to receive 6 : soys. from the prize ; 1J milo. The winner to bo sold. Mr. Jas. (Joldie's oh Bothwell (to bo sold ford?SO), syrs, 75t131b... :...: 1 \Vi?.Bhoeemith'sog?!ld3(toboso]d - for £10), nged, 7et lib ... ... 2 A. McPherson's b h Dnrkio (to-bo cold for £10), aged, 7et6lb ... 3 Time, 2 mm. 40 eeos. Only 3 started. Third Kaoe.—ThoWallsondTou-n Plato of 70 BOVB. added to a swoop of 3 sots, each lot starters j for all horses; to be handicapped ;: ? second ho...
TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
TELEGRAMS. [THROUGH GREVILLE'S TELEGRAM CO.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. Thirty (30) thousand people travelled yesterday in the Randwick and Redfern tram cars. Mr. Norton, the late Police trnte at Dubbo, diod suddenly on Mem day morning. Tho bullet has sinco been found imbedded two inches in the brain It had lodged jnst abovo tho region of entry, and as an abscess 'formod thoro tho bullet' eventually' 'dropped from it nnd produced death. An inquest will bo held to-day. Thoro havo been terrific gnlos in Tag. mania, doing much damage to property and orchards. The cricket pavilion was blown down ; one child was killed, and twelve more taken to tho hospital. Two of them are not expected to recover. A merry-go-round in the domain fell aud killed a man. Tho following havo boon successful in tho late Junior Public examinations recently held in connection-with the Sydnoy University :—James Dixon and William Walker, of Singleton Gramm-ir School. Tho Government has called upon Mr. Wise, the Immigration ...
Eucalyptus Globulus. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
Eucalyptus Globulus. TIBULLUS. MY campher-laden Encalypt, Fever-preventive tree, Small is my tribute—annual paid, To Esculapius, my M.D. jfaturo beneficent; how simply grand Are all the healing powers, Tbo pnralytio in Bethcsda laves, Black Jimmy in his campnor bowers. Ami thoy, in Greater Britain, wo o'er every hill and glade, Hho wilds hygcian wafted wide, fo succour and to aid, ' ( My rider brother, how wert thou, In thy Australian plains; To combat with vicissitude, With sickness nnd ita pains 1 ? If this all-onrativc, restoring tree Had not by bounteous Heaven ' Been given thy brethren and to thee, Thy life-long ills to lessen. , Where'er by lake, lagoon, or stream This rifted tree is blown, Tbo cattle thero that slake their thirst, Rover discaso have known.* Haturc'B art student, Mueller mild, In thy great quest to know ' Tho Kncolypta prime habitat— East of our Mount of Snow, ?*? How joy'd wert thou, the camphor gales; Perfoming every breeze, Into tby fovor'd lungs to draw, B...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 29 December 1880
05s. ' ss. O N i ' AND AFTJin THE :/ Ist JANUARY" NEXT, ?"' THE PRICE ' " OP THE SINGLETON ARGUS' ' v WILL UE ?X REDUCED 1 As Follows : ? \'&lt; Per Quarter in Advance ss. Od. On, Per Year In Advance SOs Od. ??)?' The chargo for looking will remain as &lt;- *? hitherto, viz,, 7?. per quarter. 1 . For fatorilay's lBsoo— &lt; ' Per quarter in advance ... lis. Od. Booked 3s. fid. „. Binglocopics ... ... Oa. 3d. r ' A LIBERAL DISCO ONT mado to Nows Agents who take papers by tho Dozen, and .-. all returns allowed for. .' 0" AGENTS in tlio Country wanted, ' Singleton Argus Office, December Bth, 1880. Bs. ss.
Eclipses, 1881. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
Eclipses, 1881. Is the year 1881 there will be twt| Eclipses of the Sun and two of thtl Mono, aleo a transit of Mercury acroaf the Sun's disc j 1. A partial Eclipse of the Bnn on May9 28th, invisible in Australia. This Eclipse wMfc. be visible in the reijsrons about the Pole, North Eastern Aria, and North WeSternV America ? „ X 2. A Total, Eclipse of the Moon on they evening of June 12tb, 'visible in the eaaternt*; half of, Australia. At Sydney the „ .&lt;S? Mocn will rise totally eclipsed at 4h fOB?* 65m, the end of the Total Eclipse will ?JS'ir take place at 5b 38m. /5Tf J 3. An Annual Eclipse of the Sun J November 22nd, invisible in Australians? M The central line, of thisEclipse m near the South Pole. : c c£Nk 4. A partial Eclipse of the Moon en &lt;££7?; the morning of December Cth, visible r Qi throughout Australia. £*, A Transit of Mercury across the' face of the J-,; Sun happens on November Btb, visible ingfc Australia. /! The ingress takes place ax 51 degree...
Local Officials (continued). [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
Local.Officials (continued) J Xcefiania? Imtittite —President: A. J Gould. Vice President: J.N. Hrooks Tieaeurcr: P. M. Waddy. Sccretan and Librarian: J. A. Key Solicitors.—A. J. Gould and J. Elliott JS'orthcrn Agricultural Associatiou.- Pii?ident: G. Loder. Vicc-l'rcii dents: J. C. 8. McDoooll. A. Bow man,. 8. B. Digbr, and W. J. Dangar TrensuTer : James Moore. Hon . fci-c.:..' Q-. T. Loder. Secretary: C Poppenbagcn. Borough of iivglettm.— Mayor : Hug! Monro. Aldermen: J. I*. Qninn A. J. Gould. H. Pincbin, J. Nichols I). M'DoDcall, G. Jarman, D. Hookei and G. Broomfield Permanent Building Society.—Chair man :W. Walker. Directors: P. Waddy, E. Bead, M.D, 11. Monro Q. Bioomficld, J. Msgnire, and W M'l&rz'e. Trustees: Key. J. S White, M.A.. LL.D., and A. Munro Secretary : J. A. Hey.
Phases of the Moon. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
Phases of the Moon. [ d. b. m. Jan. NcwSTocn ... 1 12 1a.m. Fall Moon ... 15 9 39 p.m New Moon... 20 10 53a.ni Feb. Full Moon ... 14 4 28 r.nj New JJocn ...28 9 37 pjn Alar. Fall Mcon ... 16 8 41 s.ui New Moon ... 30 8 37 am April Foil Hocn ... 14 9 54 p.m New Mcon ... 28 8 29 p.m Hay Full Moon ... 14 8 28 a.m New Moon ... 28 9 40a.m. June Foil Mcon ... 12 5 I pXL New Moon ... 27 12 8a.ro Joly Foil Moon ... 12 12 18a.m. New Moon ... 26 3 24 pm Aug. Full Moon ... 10 7 12 a.m. New Moon ... 25 6 GO ajn. Fcpt. Fall. Moon ... 8 2 44 p.m. New Moon ... 23 0. 69 pjn. Oct. Full Moon ... 8 12 4 a.m. New Moon ... 23 12 36 p.m. Nov. Foil Moon ... 6 12 8 p.m. New Moon ... 22 2 26 am, Deo. Full Moon ... 6 3 18 a.m. New Moon ... 21 2 12 p.m.
The Pacific Mail (1881) California. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
i The Pacific Mail (1881)j ! -~ California. I '?^abavk .??-?'Sss&'Sj' Xfebv'-S* :?? Jto5'--S* ApiS'Sl :. ;May. 19. Jnce 1C July 14 An?. 11 'Sept. "8 Oct. 6 :kot. 3 Dec. 1 rec. 29 'ABHIVE XOSDOK. Mnr. 14 April II May .9 ' Jnnc G July 4 Ane. 1 An?. 23 fept, 26 Cct. 2? i Not. 21 ! Dec; 19 "Si Jon. 16 'KSJan. 13 XEAYE LOS DCS. JanT 27 Feb. 2* HV.!4 Ap>a 21 May 19 Jnr? 16 July 14 Aug;. 11 Stpt. 8 CCF. ' C Not. ? Dec. 1 De.-. 29 -fflJan 2C Mnr. 12 April a May.;,:? June 4 July 2 Jnly Vj Ac?. 2' Sept. 24 Oct. 23 Not. 13 DW. It '82Janll '82 Feb II *82i.'arl BYJHrCT G. N.and BT.W. Bi Doira TABL1 stations. : Newcastle ....dtp. ?bw*?'.'...2J: Tfeirta Creek arr. Junction &lt; ep. Gnncedah ....arr. a.m. a m. p.tb. 7. 0 9.10 4^5 9.30 1JSS 7 6 9.45 2 5 ...; 2.45 IMS .... 2.48 10.23 .... .... ?J?. 4. 0 12.101.... Fnn day ?7 9.2 9J! .-.? Tamworth.... arr. I . ri Ttauns- STATIONS. Tamwnrth.... iep. Oannceah.... Orp. TTcnis Creek arr. . Jacction dep. :?**?'??? Sep". Newcastle.... arr...
Peninsula and Oriental Mail (1881,) via Suez [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
!? Penirisufaxantf Orientafi f JkiT&88;n -via,.Suez KOTIL—ThoaJwTO dates are subject to any modification required by the English ci Victorian postal authorities. Jb? nsds leare Sydney about four days before th&lt; date rf each mail, -which is conTeyed errer Jand to alelbonme, their being no prat* eonrentian between New Eonth Wales am! tbeP.andO. Compary. "srnaoat Jan; 5 h > 19 -Feb. 2 iq Mar. 3 - , Js SO i Arm 13' I 27 , May 16 Juro 8 22 July C 20 Ang. a si Sept. 14 28 Oct. 12 20 Not. 9 25 Doe. 7 21 .82 Jan. 4 rt ldar.>*> . IT 31 April ? . - 28 May 12 20 Juno , 9 23 JnJy. 7 21 Ang. 4 IS S*pt- 1 15 29 Oct.. 13 37 Nov. .10 21 Dee. 8 ?SSJaai 19 '82 Feb 2 16 iJEAVEil 'j?p.? n 'S3 Feb. 11 29 Mar. 10 24. April 7 21 May 5 19 Jane 2 16 a) July 14 2S Aug. U 25 Stpt. 8 Oct. "e 2U Not. 3 17 Deo. 1 15 29 FA.- 23 Mar. 11 ? - 25 April 8 22 Stay 6 2-? Jane 3 17 July 1 15 29 Ao~. 12 25 Sept. S 23 Oct. 7 21 ' Sot, 4 18 Dec.' 2 16 30 ?82J?nl3 27 ?82Ftbl&lt; 'a:
TRIAL OF THE LEAGUERS. London, Dec. 28. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
THIAi OF THE L&KD IiBAGDEBS. j 1_ : J Dec. 28. : ?? Tho trial of leaders of the Land League commenced at Dublin to-day, when the.following'.memhere appeared at the bar, viz.:—Charlie S. ParneD, member for Corfc; John BiDon, member for Tipperary ; Joseph Bigger, member ior Cavan; Thomas Sexton, member for county of Sligo; T- D. Solliran, member for Westmeath ; W. H. O'Sulliyan, member for county of Limerick; T. P. O'Connor, member for Galway.; Arthur O'Connor, member for Qoeen'a County; Jamw O'Blelly, mem ber for BoecoUimba ; Thomas Brennan, paid secretary to the Land League; ; | Patrick * Egan, honorary' treasurer 5 Michael O'isnllivan, assistant secretary; A. J. Kettle,-joint honorary secretory 5 Beyton, a paid organizer; James Bed path, an .'American joarnaliat and honorary memier of the League.; The jury have been sworn in. J London, Dec. 29. ' ' The joiy empanaelled to tiy Parnell and others, indicted for conspiracy, con stats of eight Roman Catholics, three Protestants,...
Local Officials &c. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
Local Officiafs-&a — Z Warden of tie District—J~ C. S.McDouaH '* Returning Officesr—J. C: S. JlcDouall "-. ? , JFblire Magistrates. ST. Brooks ' v v-v Conner— J.N. Brooks, MI. s >'- l " frrttw Xamtt-' 3#?—Agent. W. Dnddir.g r \r> F. 3. P. Hcpwprlh .' > SS|>' Clerk of Tettg Sessiens—Vf. Budding. y?& DM net Cenrt Jtegiftrar-'W.JieAii?g >sji -Inspector of tfleep— Edwaid A1 ford l tgf /Wire— Ofliror in ci.argc: t'eoicr 1E& fc'ergcaut Wefcb *MX Jftw South Wales Savings' Tank — *£? Accountant: TV. Dtxldrrg * Gererrment Saving's Taui-Accoaui- Jcsepli Keif rnt "telegraph Office—%ln\ven Master: J. Kclf. Assistant Operators: IV J. Hovro and It. M. Road Tost Office—VosXmv&ltt: J. Keif. Assistant: W. Hardcastlo Henry Order Office—Agent : J. Keif Government Vaeeinatbr —it. ltcn*. JI.T>. Government Surveyor— R.H. Mathcvra Jleg'atrar efliirtht, ilarriages, and Death*— I Frederick J. Rotinson | JUining Registrar— W Dwlding I Commissioners for Affida...
Sir John as a Lover. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
Sir John as a Lover*. " The Flancnr," a witty writer ia the Freeman's Journal, is giving instances oi the fact that great men are usually but sorry penmen. This is one of them: , . " Withontgoing to the land of pcnnate and presidents, however, we hare- a worthy example ouraelvce in the perron Sir John Bobertson, Everyone from Carpentaria down to Wilson's Proroon tory is aware of Sir John's abilities, and a good idea may.be formed of hie -pea manship from the face of one of hi* old sweethearts having told mc the - other day that the first love-letter sheerer received from Sir John was so knotted np, criss-crossed, and tangled around m general, that she took it to be ? sketch of the Crimean war, and had it dnly framed and. hnng np over die parlour mantlepiece. Onr hands evidently tlo not keep pace with onr heads, and'the probabilities are, somo of. ns- have:got our anatomies mixed. . Anyway, -, L'll write and see what Professor Huxley thinks about it."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 January 1881
HOMOWAV'S OrSTJIEJST AXD PILLS.— Diseases of the most formidable and chronic characters have been cared by Hollo way's remedies. Ulcerations which have proved themselves incurable by any other known means have healed kindly under the purify ing and regenerating influence of this excel lent Ointment. Sprains, stiff joints, con tracted muscles, and glandular swellings can be most safely and effectually healed by Holloway's Ointment and Pill?, which can do no harm under any circumstances. Neither of these medicaments has anything deleterious in its composition; both are essentially purifying and strengthening in their nature. The combined power of these coble remedies enables then successfully to cope with most desciiptions of impurities, and to cure, or at least relieve, most varie ties of diseases.—A'ovt. AH, 3l02? Dew! —Til is, we presume, is the extatic exclamation of the Swiss moun taineer as be lays his band on his diaphragm after tossing oil a modicum of " Dew of ?he Aips,"asa s...