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Synopsis of Latest News. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 19 September 1874
Synopsis of Latest News. The ketch Maggie was wrecked dar-&lt;*> ing a gale at Sandy Point, Victoria, and the-master and-one man were lost. A day-or-two- ago some farmers at frfswsM. were clearing by burning off 1 *; and the great-gate -which Skir oa Sun day erased the firee to spread with great rapidity over the Jamberoo and Saddls- Back Mountains, covering a ' couutij of twelve nnles, hereby destroy ing large quantities of timber- -and fencing, five- families, escaped with their lives; hat their residences and property have been destroyed. ?William Payne, a lighterman, at New castle, fell from his lighter, and was drowned. Another fire broke out at Newcastle, hat was quickly suppressed with buckets. Eire-engine being ont of gear, much indignation was felt in consequence. A man named Brittain was found 'floating in Sydney harbour. FarcHy, charged with ill-treatment of a girl named Derrick, apprentice from the Bandwick Asylum, is committed . for trial at the Central.Crimi...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 19 September 1874
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Government Gazette. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 19 September 1874
Government Gazette. The following notices appear in last Tues-&lt;*> day's Gazette :— CANCELLATION OF A COMMISSION:- THE commission at Lieutenant Anderson, of No. 2 Battery, Volunteer Artillery, has; been, can . celled. :;.?'';?' ." V";; V ..- ~-,- ;'.; -,:? . : ; v_ -- . NoTrcfre to S*tockoW!*xEB, ITteovees, jxd~ Othebs—The notice from-the 1 Victorian Government ttaaottel x&k the; 2-Jtli' July last,,is publiahed lor general informa tion: " I*f6tice 3s hereby; given, to owners of stoclc, that Mr. 1 John Boycralt, inspector of stock at Delegate-, and Mr. Hector Maciehife,' inspector of stocfc afciWltlrs," hirvri: been .directed,*^in respect, of fees! chargeable on mobs sheep,,or,horses about to enter Victoria at Delegate only of drafts ori some bank, eiinerfiin' Kew South Wales or in Victoria." Diseases in Sheep Act of 1866 - The sheepowners competent to vote for the election of directors for the sheep district of &nbsp; Maitland, are hereby requested in te...
Maitland Quarter Sessions. (Abridged from, the Mercury.) Saturday, September 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 19 September 1874
Maitland Quarter Sessions. (Abridged from, the Mercury.) Saturday, September 12. The court re-opened at ten o'clock. FOHCIELE ENTRY AND ASSAULT. Alexander Lindsay, Henry George Kemp, Robert Jones, and Charles ?Thompson, on bail, were severally called upon to answer the charge of having, at Newcastle, on the 27th May last, un lawfully, and with force of arms and strong hand, entered into the messuage and premises of one Jacob Audot, and with having unlawfully expelled and put out of peaceable possession, by fijrec of arms and with strong hand, the suid Jacob Audet from tho aforesaid mes suage and premises; aud further that tliey did, on the day aforesaid, assault, beat, wound, and ill-treat, and do other wrongs and damage to the said Jacob Audet... Defendants Thompson anil Jones did not Appear when called upon, and, on tlie . application of the Crown Prose cutor, their, recognizances Were ' eft treated.. Defendants Lindsay and Kemp pleaded not guilty to the indictment, and were defen...
BISMARCK'S SON IN A DUEL. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 September 1874
BISMARCK'S SON IN A DUEL. A communication from Dusseldort to Galignai says On the very day that the attempt was made on Prince de Bismarck's life, his son fought a duel with pistols here, with 31. Karskow, an officer of infantry. The encounter took place at 6 ii&lt; the morn ing, at ten paces distance. Three shots were to hare been exchanged; but at the first fire, il. de Bismarck, jun., shot his adversary in the abdomen. The wounded nun was removed to the military hospital, but ho died two hours after."
CHINA AND THE EAST. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 September 1874
CHINA AND THE EAST. Admiral Dupre, before leaving Cochin China got the Emperor to sign a treaty invera-&lt;*> able to the French. The Chinese are erecting their first ' graph line. Much attention is given to the threatened war between China and Japan and Formosa. Bengkong, August 24. A terrible tragedy occurred on the evening of the 23rd August, on board the steamer Spud-, whilst on a voyage from Canton to : Macao. Some pirates embarked as passen gers, and attacked the crew and passengers near Bogne; they murdered tbe captain, mate, and purser, aad dangerously wounded 'the only Buropean passenger and most of the crew.'. The pirates remained in posses sion six hours, and decamped near Jnnd. The Chinese engineers brought the steamer to Macao. The authorities have sent gun boats in search of the pirates. A destructive typhoon has occurred at .Nagasaki.
The Suez Mail. (From the Herald's Telegram.) Adelaide, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 September 1874
The Suez Mail. (From the Herald's Telegram.) Adelaide, Saturday. THE P. and O. Co's steamer Gloconda ar-&lt;*> rived at am commended by Captain A-&lt;*> mond, of the, Barods, which vessel was un-&lt;*> able to- come, owing to an accident to her 'Bhjtffc An epidemic of fixes is raging ia various countries, large to-sma being the chief suf ferers. Simnltjmeonsly with the Chicago fire ft great fixcotenfied at Oshkosh, inWinconsin, entailing loesof propertyvaloed at a million dollars. On the following day, July 16> ? con flagration, occurred at Constantinople, lasting, six hours, which destroyed 200 houses, twenty being of stone. The losses am estimated at £400,000. The Ckrrcrnment expedition for observing l the transit of Venus in Ness- Zealand sailed, in the dipper Merope'; the Durham, steamer, also ont members, of the German As tronomical Expedition, bound for Auckland Island. Means of preventing the tine pest, phyl loxera veatarrix, hare been foun...
COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 September 1874
CO MMERCIAL. The Turkish loan of six million has been, granted for 43 1/2. The loan proved a great success. The total arrival of wool for next sales up to the present *fm? is upwards of 80,000 bales. .The ce*n market is languid and drooping-. Home deliveriea sue littge. The copper market is steady, and prices are firm. The present cash quotations for Australian axe £87, *88, to £89-. The tin market, ia strong, at a alight ad vance. Straits, £93 to *94; Australian, £91 to £92.
Insolvency Court. Thursday. SURRENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 September 1874
Insolvency Court. Thursday. SURRENDERS. JOHN Hay, of Group Station, near. Tumut, grazier, Liabilities £987 3s. Assets, £1194. Mr. Mackenzie, official assignee. Hugh M. Genlly, of Jerrawa Creek railway line, sub-contractor. Liabilities, £100 6s. 8)d. Assets, 44 15s. -. Sir.. Hnmnhery, official assignee. , , Sat-thdai, September 19. In the Insolvent Court this morning, the petition of William Way.Burr, rpraying that the estate of the Australasiau and'Amcrican Steamship Company.be serroetfttjated for the benefit of creditors, -was dismissed on the ground that the petitioner's claim was not maintainable under the Insolvent' Act* also that the petitioner did not disclose the names of any of the company's shareholders. The petitioner deposed in evidence that a com pany, trading as the Australian and American Hail Steamship Compsvoj, waa lotttWett to him. as an agent -of the company, in £107 -'- 17s. 6d- for goods sold and delivered to the ? company, -and for money due for commission, to t...
VICE-ADMIRALTY COURT. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 September 1874
VICE-ADMIRALTY COURT. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19. Before Sir JAMES MARTIN, C.J. Judge-&lt;*> Commissary. _ IN RE THE SHIP STERRA NEVADA, DOW, MASTER. This was a suit instituted for the purpose of recovering damages sustained by the promovents through the running- down arid sinking at sea (off Kewcastle) of the brig George H. Peakc try the United States, merchant barque Sierra.Nevada, such'run-' - ning down having been occasioned, as it was averred, by the negligent mid nuskitfnl navi gation of the barque. The accident occurred about 3 o'clock on - the morning of July 11 last, the Oeorgc H. Pcafcc having left New castle on. the previous day bound for Mel bourne with a cargo of coal ; and the Sierra. Nevada, being- on her way to BTew castlc from Melbonrue in ballast. Sir William Manning. Q.C., and lie. Owen, instructed by Mr. Capper (of Newcastle); ap peared for the promovents; Mr. Butler, Q.C., and Mr. Davis, instrocted by Messrs. Sialic and Smith, for the respondents. Tlie ca...
About Those Apples. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 23 September 1874
About Those Apples. THE old conundrum about the number of apples eaten by Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, has lately been going the rounds of the Australian press, and up to last week the Evening JVeirs laid claim to having discovered the, number Jto be as follows t-rlf Eve SHO, ; . because she was naughty; and .if Adam 8124210-fy himself, then the total number must have been 8,132,380.—N0w ?it- so happens this is al together incorrect; there is another solution of tlie difficulty :—" If Eve Ist .81-10 for the gratification of a morbid curiosity, and Adam 812 Ist 42-10-fy himself, then it stands to. reason that both these numbers added to gether ? make : ?.j: total of or. 73,000,000 more than is given by the Evening JVeirs."— -Newfcastle Jfurru rnndi Times. .jWrong again! "Our Sydney conjpmporarv- has not yet found the proper totaV for if Eve BHO . because she was naughty (0-y}, : : her number should be 800,100,400. -.-' Again, ifJAdara 8124240-fy himself, lie 8 less than Eve, w...