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An Attempt to Disguise a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
An Attempt to Disguise a Horse. TnE JVort/iern Advocate (a Queensland journal)'says that a.boy named Honey 'attempted a daring piece of imposition on .the stewards, at a race meeting, dur- ing the third day's races. Iv the Chinaman's race he introduced the horso "known a3 Jorrocks, nnder the- name of * Bones, Jtud entered him as each. This ? was discovered by Mr. Rutherford, one of the- steTvards, "ivho found that, by ap plying a Dtixtarc of mk and grease, the star on the ? liorsc's forehead bad; beea " eclipsed," -wliich, with a- decent saddle instead of the grceiibido snbatitnte usually adorning that remarkable ani mal, might have passed current with less lynx-eyed officials than otirs. On ex posure and arrest this Trorthy youtii on (lenvonrcd to affix the blame on the starter, by stating that that official had concurred, in. the ttick,
PARIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
PARIS. . The second election of the members of the French National Assembly for tie Departments of the Maine and Loire, resulted in the defeat of the Sep- tenaust candidate, who was supported ?with much vigour by the Bonapartists; much importance is attached to the re sult ; the Republicans are jubilant, and say that the return of ono of their num ber points to a reaction in favour of Be pilblicsnisjxi. -. ? ' ? '
Insolvency Court. Before the Chief- Commissioner. CERTIFICATE MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
Insolvency Court. Before the Chief- cektipicatt: uT^rm-a. John. "WiUiam Campbell : Mr. Rolin applied for insolvent's certitlcate. Tho report and proceedings ?vrerc considered, and the xacetixjjj was. adjourned for explanation by tb? insolveat, m ordered oa the" 31st De ceiaber, 187 C His Hoapr or-.lcred insolvent to state by alEclxivit if he hail a ccrtifiCAto of coaforniit? rxis forzner in* solvency sow pending, smb. riSd.-.v:t io bs flk-d by the 12ti iastiat. The ==etins was to the 10th of October ae^t. Joha Peter LeniiaTta, late oi G-corse-stroet, Sydney, lieea?od Tictsr.ller. Cause of se nusstration : 1.0.;5cs oe rsiain;, ie Xii> bilitics, £304S J7p- lOd. Assets, S3". Oe- Sciescv, "iWJ3I 17s. IGd. OSci.-J .-.siigaec, Mr. F."T. Hu:r.n?ircy. ? ? Joha Lancashire Harris, of -v'e-vcastle, pa-atcr. Liabilities, £2-i3 Cs. ?d. Atscts, ?George Julius Zlulier, of Gecrgo-stroet, aaerchant. Liabilities, £5703 lck. id., of --hich £107S 11s. is secured. Assets, £IS6 3s. 7d. Hγ. Husaphrey, ...
The Indian Horse Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
The Indian Horse Market. Yours faithfully, Cook ax? Co. Twicfollotiriug letter of great interest to horse breeders has been handed to -as. '(Xkeimy JTcics) by Mr. . WV W- Burt, for publication ; and is no doubt a re- liable stat-ement of the value of -t certain class of horses in. Calcutta' nt present. Tlms prices marked in tlii>- rcport.,bf "Coofc and Co." are; vexysatis&ctpiy.; and -willshow onr readeris that if they produce tlio. right article, it will surely fetch.its valuer—.- ??'?' ''': . ; ;.-;,-;r> > ',' ; '?'''? . Calcutta, 19tii Augnst, V .".-??'?' T&W. 'W.BuTt, Esq. ;...? .! ',? I)en r 6"V-^r n P ar Inst jeport wean-, lionnced tlie nrrival on the 18th Jnly of the Cingalese, yritli '.fit b-orses; of these, tmo Trore in a.precoriotis state, and died j a day or two ? ufter ' beingi.landcdi -;:?>? Of | the remaining 05, 50 were put to auc- ] tion on the Ist instant, lt)id fetched an | aTerago of S7(> Ks. cik-h all rOimd. j ? the j prices ranging...
THOUGHT OF HOME. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
' thppohxe or home. . . . . . &A..3I. ' BtogtoCon. September aetk, 1ST*- -AhC-MsaldXmtscfcbaaicafpiii..- . . JUdnt-jwaratatoi, aadjitcauac ?Wb?tcAMtal'?r?>li*a&lt;?au)BBia?ots?itt ?WonMfi'fctmm mem't3'?-o?rlT*???i?v Onoe Bum to I?r ?a?lood cmbtMV Of th&lt;??dw?naia.leit liebbd. O.thea.ix>Mi? > inyHtf?kiti?T?u? Mltto end wttfrUwtw fond wrfHrMl. "? 'Watatwas &lt;ta? t* nf Inert— Ofooc??£? bklia?BOt dentar- Vbea tl?lumr drw>W> tat n* topet; The ucnMi tbee tl?* rant Jny taaMi. Th?f ]tnn&lt; pmt, b> not Itacot. Ity w*liacv*lil tlMtloadnwt nae- I?lhcirc?b*DC~wfcefciK>*?.lt.:noer MtWt wmr, i&lt;uv ?nd ?KJ chMXtc> Th?e BDiei?iuawlwuiteiuclmnMV As tbtaach ABMnUaV naU X jxngnl. Ant its noon J* &lt;UUr dnnrfaw ?le>>> Of that mar mottasr, to U? loet, rii Uilnk of ewr ?U> ? ?*!>.- Wlotjor. wb?fcnpttux > ifwoalill>ril? To ac* my uomstU? hatom o£oe more, TbewloT'doiMistao.sU t?£li?cia? To bid mc we...
Brutal Illusage of a Child. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
. Brntal UlnsagBof aCMld. ; A case of aggravated assault on a chfltt ? was heard before Captain Scott and J. W- Sttjart, Eso.-, - J-P4 at the CentrtS PoKce Oourt.' The' chad's name .is Charles KTortoitt* agodT abont bis. T-carg. Hie defendants ate a Mr. and Mrs. Baker. S£t. Catrol appeared (grataiton?tjr> for the prosecution. The cHtcfsb.tclc and loins "Mere gtote blue, as if lie had been cruelty beatcru CoiiKtable,o'Bric?, /rom information he -received, went to a. court oflF?athurst street T between and Pitt- Btreets, nnd tea*r the woman Baker ??rf skle "a Wee- On JiisciiargmgVerTnth a child, sl?e eaTd, if I Tiare, -what about it? he deserves it-" Tiie coMKfcible then, ?went ?up to the lionse, where tlie -eiuld w>r said io tw. 'and Ims fbtmd tlic door T&o window "vras open, and he loofcod inside, and saw fiie cliiW tied r with liw hands heboid Us' hack , , to n.' sola with a cord. !Tfca constublc iliou usked why she tied tltecluld up in that itiauncr, and.'slw -said, ...
Important Free Selection Case. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
Important [Free Selection Case. Oif Tuesday, the 15th instant, says i1\e Jffirnaro Times, -Emanuel. Jonas', was charged before Mr.' Daivson, the'JPolice. Magistrate at Cooma, vrith having inado a falne declaration with reference ttt '.si' certain selection on tlio Maliarntth run. Mr. Myers watched tli? case on briialf of defendant. After Captain. Battje, inspector of police for the district, liad been examined, the cVideiicc of Mr.'U-- Bennett, J." P.,_: WoTp_.".iThom v yt]ie: declaration was niailo by the defendant, ?was token. Witness said tlic declara tion irsis made before liim on. thel4th. October lastj at Bombala ; at defendant's family was residing in town, bnt he could not say whether Jio was \ ho lielieTed that defemiant was the-prOf prictor of a paper published nt Boiri- lial.a; at the time that defendant made the declaration "witness- firmly believc&lt;l : that he resided continuously on the land.". Mr. Giles, lauds ageut foe the police district of Bombala, de-; -...
Bathurst. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
Ties Correspondent of the MurrurtauK Xrmat -writes t—Cold, -wet, miserable weather' again prevails- " For two or three;-., days -an agreeable - change took ?place —ftbo suit jslioufl brightly ob. "in summer., 'flic "cloiidtt disappeared, and a gonial Itcat was dlKgersed—but it -yvas too good to lost, and the--wind blows \rit3t terrible, kcesiness, ami'the falling heavily. The state of the j streets, after4i shower is dreadful ; traf fic' is greatly' .impeded... If one vnjlfcs oat ho must trade, through-mnil ankle deep. The paths -are as~ t bad or \rorse ' than the roads, >so tha£ pedestrinuism is not tie most agreeable Diversion, here, in TliofaUiugof ashower is an indication to iadlc-s and. children to &lt;?tay_ indoors, and when the wet vfcatlierla 6F long- cdaSuuanco, every fliing; Wears a very dreary look. The wrctclicd and almost impassaltle state oC the streets. lias called fortlt from all the papers licre strong- comments' on the, conduct of the municipal body, yvh...
Murrurundi. (From the Times, Sept. 26.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
Muxrurondi. (Iron the Timet, Sejt/t.. 26.J, : '?"' MuitncitCNDi ' HouTic'ui.TtrBAJ. f?o cibtv.—The Monthly meeting of this Society was held on Tuesday evening, last, "Mr. A. Brodie, J.P. hi tho chair.: The minutes of the; previous, meeting having been-read, the chairman called iijion Dr."W. H. Gordon to rend the iiiaiigural address. ' .:'.-;Dr;' Gordon tlien ' rose,, and read a very lengthy address >n Horticulture.'-'..' AcCWKXT TO -?'?: A "SfAVVr-. QllC of tho irieii engaged at the tunnel near the ' town, while, nsing the pick was accident-; ally struck by.a stone.with. such force that it firmly euibeddcd itself in the flesh ? near .the right eye. On. Wing lfroiiglit into the town medical, assistance was obtained, "and the stone successfully ; tructetl, since which.the sufferer - has -continued to improve...': P.viNFiri. Accii>Esr.-—Aniarmmricd. , William Archer, ciigagod in shearing at ' Wiurnu station, was brought to the Murniruridi. Hospital on Wednesday lost, suffering .....
Items of Latest News. (Contenued from the Papers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 3 October 1874
Items of Latest Hews. (O-ndcnsid frorr. the Paper.'.) In the Pitt-street Congregational Church Tras held, on Tuesday evening, a meeting of Christians of all denomina tions for the purpose of " organizing some unsectarian Evangelical efforts to reach those in our midst at present un iaSaenctul by the Gospel." Ser. .1. 11. ]?ieteher ?cresi-ied. It wa3 determined at a after the meeting, to in stitute a scries of weekly prayer-meetings. Messrs. Woolnongh and Company have obtained a rule nisi for the seques tration of the estate of Ellen Cooper, of Armidalr;. The publisher of the Melbourne JScralrl had his hand tafcen oil" by an .accident at, the printing maultinc on Thursday. Tenders are in-vired for constructing sections of the Gippsland railway. For tin; Mayor's Bail, at Melbourne. 200 invitations hare been issnod. The Tybumia, from Plymouth to Sydney vrith hmaigrants, ivas spoken oS tie Cttraj , , A. iff dorr'!::;::;::d w.s fon-i Jc-i ot I--CT :;ecj- Gccrgo'f- Kircr, oa liTcridEj. j ...
The Dangers of Diphtheria. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Tits Bangsr3 of Diphtheria. Tns Xizasei of tliB 11th July says:— The sad intelligence of the death of ?Ladv Amberley, and subsequently of that of her little girl, from diphtheria, has not o:'.'.y given, rise to much sym pathetic sorroir, but -vill serve to aTraken the recollection in other families of many simP.arJv sad iiereavomente. Lord Am burley's cjatijhter tt.-js supposed to have contracted iho- affection from her brother, vmo hatl a ft-Tr -voeks previously snffereil fr.-.:n an. attack of diphtheria in London, and her ladyship is believed to have con ?tracted the disease from attendance on h&lt;-r daughter. Tiie pojsort of dipthcria is of a very subtle kind. It dings with great tenacity to particular houses or apartments. The disease exhibit*- very contagions and infectious . properties, and its VTOgrsfs and development are considered by many e'-cellent authorities to be favoured by family constitution. "\V"e are inclined to believe in the correctness of this viott of ...
The Commercial Crisis at Launceston. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
The Commercial Crisis at Laun ceston. l-axCornxcaZl CkronicU gives the follow ing- particulars of the state of three estates that are under petition -for liquidation.-.—W. "W. White,, and ; "Wiitey ' JElsy :?; *nd Co., petitions ? ibp i lipnidation by ssn^gwnent '. wasfOedpn the 17th. September, and meeting* are : called to be; held ori: the B£h Octoher. i Mr.!"Willie's"uafeaitie& are stated at which iE10,500 is tine to the Bank of Atistralasia; Mr. Moton i Moss stands as it creditor for the sum lof £1584 ; and the Hon. "W. D. Grobb i for £15,000 ; Messrs. P. O r Fjsh and ! Co., for £7582, and Messrs. Dalgety, Moore, and Co., for £9077. In the estate of "White, Mills and Co., the lia bilities amount to £56,132 ISs. 3d.; the principal creditors being "Messrs. P. O. FysK and Co., £12,732 17s. lOd.; the Hon. "W. D. Grnfab, £10,844 14b. 3d.; Mr. Moton Moss, £5500; and Askirt Morrison, £1600. We have been tmable to ascertain further par ticulars or any reliable accounts of the as...