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Another Seaman Kidnapped. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Another Seaman Hjdnapped. AsEJttesof attempts, and ottcaclml case of kidnapping,- by * crimps,"*! was r/ronght to terday (Sunday) It'appears that ahonf I-Strajtn;,** sailor, "hcJongJhg; to the Cmniflci.-presciitcdliuittsclFjtoSfc, rjtth-;"iii?pecto!r Tliorpje*,' requested Quarters'in the"loc"fenprts"pirrt*ctton from the attenspts.of'two 'who (ns the man" stated) had 'tried by, fair means- or foul to get' Trim ori'board| the American "barchte JPVaaicjs, t -the Horse-shoe, Toaded," i>nt pliable" to j go to' sea tlirongT/ luring sliort-handeiL The sailor "being, 'very urgent' it lds'dii-, mand, avid enforcing it by explaining that the'erimps faih'irg-' lo'iiurucc xpriet compliance, had tried "to Irastle lihn into a staDle' for saff-kecphtg', he was" taken charge of according to rci-pict'titt' day light, and then placed on board Lis. res-' set. The police lieinj* *vi the ftii vice, Sergeant Donohoe ami some of his fcrib ordinatcs visited the ' I'Vancis rin the course of the woniing, ...
Lillie's Jealousy. A Complete Tale. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
LiUie'sl Ijealortsy. ' wdt Sale. 'c^^>^^'Bot^f^y^>dn^|^:^ortin?^'' yljii iv'eeit'ueS'^'B.i^aR,;"to:m^ ? ti?h Lvjlic^tiavrton'-' nodded iicr'hiiwl defiantly at the amazed gentlemen- sitting beside ,licr on the M>fa. ; ??'. >".?'( ''?.'' . " lfnt Jjilfie, sire- is my .own' first corism,' and courtest demand-* J should pay her this tribute of respect." J?esidcK lieing a gncat at my mother's house, I . feel —" - " I don't'care n fig for ri? that! You know you are vi-ry particular whom J allow to associate with mc ; mid, Will, I am sure I hare ns good a rigltt -to in- : ftist oli selecting your lady friends." Her Jluvhcd cheeks denoted an earnestness or imrpexe. that nntuscil, white it annoyed, Will Mortimer. " Jtnt ,sec here, Lillie, darling. View tlie subject in a jilnin, common sense light. Ought I not—aiu I not in duty, in respect, in courtesy, underoblignthhis, to Mistniii my character of agciitk'Uian to a lady who it a guest at my mother's house J" lie gave her full tim...
Strange Life and its Termination. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Strange Life and its Termina 'tfdnT"" "" A* unfortunate man, n German by birth, named Christian Fiebig, whose career in this colony, at all does not Seem to hare been of the happiest, was on Monday fonttd dead in Mr. Duncan's paddock at Newton. He was first known in Becchwortb. some -years ago, when he wiw tried 'for arson, cennmirted at Major's Phrins, convicted and _ sen tenced to five years* imprisonment. 'His conntrymen, although tliey 1 natur ally looked at him'rather askance, made up a small subscription'for hhn r and we next hear of him under still wore" curious circumstances. He found his way into "New South Wales;, and" a squatter or ? stock-driver, we forget which, tHmcrVotl a man on tho bank or the river appar ently fishing. Hex'roce?ledon-his way without taking further notice; but on .again passing tlie same place some days after, lie saw tlie same man in the same place, and seemingly In.the very-same attitude. He, of course,, then wbnt up to him, and found the unfortuna...
Fatal Occurrences at Sea. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Fatal Occurrences at Sea, The passage of the 'ship Rodney, from London to Melbourne, wni marked by two melancholy A sui cide (says the Jlfft) took pl.ictt. on tho lOtfi July, tTircc tlays after the yes-el left Plymouth, when oii&lt;->f the st-coiul Giliin jiaHsenyors, ii:uii;-?i JJciij:miiii [-Vl lowes, was observed to he suficrmg- from delirium tremenx, and at It* o'clock st night he became minily, boi-jjteroiis, and commenced cnllingout murder. On the captain remonstrating-' vritli him lie be came epitel, and tin- captain granted him a cabin to luniselfj'a": he particnlarly wished it, and.it vrae'deeuicd tin be safer for the other passpiigcre. A cabin was then cleared of all articles ~witlt which he could do lihnbeJf aiiy j)crsonal injnrjr,' and a man. was told off to Tceop trateh at the door. Everything -passed, off satisr-" factorily ittitiTalKmt jnidiiight, wlicii he wanted.to otif, bnt on. bctiig toT&lt;t that the captain would lie sent for if he did not kee...
Telegraphic Intelligence. [From our Telegraphic Correspondents.] SYDNEY. Tuesday, October 7,8 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
- Telegraphic InteliigsEce. fTfeek ops . Teleceajkk; . COSEES . - ? rosi>Eist;s.j Tuesday, October Q\ _b p.tn.' The Melbourne Tkxzt pany's books sho-jr =. dscit &lt;-?-. _j..i,Uvv. The Company hss resoiveci to borrow £25,000 oa debentures- _ -I Tvburnia. has arrived with immigrants. oiVrae attempt io establish en Inebrst* _sylum has' failed, cad sabsenpfaem* . are being returned. . _ . - The-rcprescatatiTcsofQaecns.sadsaia' \ CT Zealand have ar ranged -Rita the Government o. JVew South "Wales,- s- basis of negotiations, ; to be caterer! into ia Eagkad, rcspectagr a net? cable. . ? . Each cDlopy :_s to f.pporat a repie ijentitire in — sn-~.c-2~ , ' Maddoche, cicrif sri tl:c OrLStoms, nas been Tc-j=".aci nssau-t- George *----? -?--'- c . - to the 2"Y\r*i vie- &uc.G.e~-r-. of Police, died tids itilurr.pu::.
Plagues of the Northern Territory. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Plagoes of the Northern Terri tory. A correspokdext of the Autiraltuian, writing from Quartz Reef, JjJbrthera Territory, gives the following list of the chief plagues of that interesting coun- try:— 2*To. 1. Snakes.—They sro not only dangerous to life, bat are death on chickens, cv.d range in size from eighteen inches to about as many feet. j I\fo. 2. Adders.—Deadly poison. After a oite from enc of them a. Tnzn. had batter tvrite to his friends, and do so vrithin ten minutc3. 2So. 3. ilosnuitoes. — The plague ? without exception of the Northern ! territory. Any one xio disbelieves this need only sleep for :?? night or two near some of the crcshs vrithonfc a curtain, and he ~rrfll do so so longer. No. 4. Sandflies. —S-33 mosquitoes. No. 5. Alligators.—lnfest some of the rivers. Gnce ga; into their grip, and it is extremely un'ikely that you will DTer get c-.it of :;. They are nice pets, but require to be bot-iied in spirits of trine for nr.wty. Xo. 6. Ifots.—Are of several descrip ti...
RUSSIA AND SPAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
RUSSIA AND SPAIN. ?".- The Journal of St. Petcrtbargk de clares that the cordial agreement between Austria, Germany, and Russia remains intact, notwithstanding that Russia de- clines to recognize the Spanish Republic. It explains that, nr standing aloof, Russia is actuated solely by_ a desire_to abstain' from in Spanish affairs. Is is udaed that ths C~ar simply adcnotrletlged the letter oi' Don Carlos, thankinrj hira for hie non-recog nition of ilarshal Sorrsno.
Exploring Expedition. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Exploring Expedition. The following telegram has been received f roTa Adelaide, and published in the Herald; — Forrest has forwarded the following ;ne$- Bage to the Press in reference to his e^plor- j ing expedition:—"Left Champion Bay on j the Ist April, and the furthest r.hecp station (on the ISth, Zleached iTount Hale, 0:1 the rjurchinson Ilivcr, the farthest point known in that direction, on the 1-ith "fay. and fol lowed up a fresh-water branch over beauti fully grassed country, and then took a courr.e generally to the eastward until gaining the head of the branch, in latitude L'o-lX), longi tude 110% after which we bore tenth-cast "to latitude 2S-25, longitude 120', in hope of finding other branches to the ifurchison. But failing to do ?o we bora north-east, and reached the waierrhed of the J.furchiso.n ia latitude C 5-3-1-, longitude li'O'-iO'. Found it to be- only a law rire with a few gullies run j ning out of it into grassy fiats, and finally 1 Snuing their way into the Man...
Murrurundi. (From the Times, Oct. 3.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Murrurundi. CJFrm* the Timer, Oct. 3.J TOWB IMPBO'VESIEKTS. —We have derived smelt pleasure from an inspection of varioas alterations and improvements recently effected in the premises of. Sir. O. H. Upjolm, in Mayne-street. Tnc east ?a ct iiic 20r.se i has' been lengthened by the erection t.n j additional room, ndmittir:;; a coniuac.--. j able extension of thi; -ci-;---.-j r-- j lowing space for a r.i" "arSi Zcr.~:-.~ to ; rear of the house. ??;.' -'-- --'; -;?:::;"—? ::m.njc- . meat the part-tic:: betvrceu '.;:?.! i irnnseji by ?vrhich '-be cor-servctory is enclosed, j ischo' which hv.l been utilised cridbaau'tiScd in r. remarlcf.blc degree. A structure ct the ?id of this gr.rdcn shelters a variety of choice llowers, among which we noticed the English tulip, double Suschias, double camclias, passics, flowering swale arid.a number of mast valuable plants in various stages. On lea-ring the collection we were pleasingly impressed with the taste, and skill of the pro | prietor, and fe...
Shocking Affray Between Two Brothers. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Shocking Affiray Between Two Brothers. Thb Smythesdalc correspondent of the JSallarat Star, writing on Sunday night, soya:—"I learn that a horrible case has occurred at Golden Lake. It ap- pears that two brothers, named Samuel and Benjamin Holt, unmarried men, and who resided together, had both been drinking on Saturday night, and com menced to quarrel in their ovm. place about 2 o'clock 0:1 Sunday morning. They quarrelled on till about 5 o'clock, when Samuel called one of the neigh bours, tviio observed that he had re ceived frightful cuts on the hands sad arms. Samuel Holt and his neighbour then started to go \o Dr. Foster's :to get the Trounds dressed j but, after going a part of the way, Holt turned back, intimating that he would take revenge on. ius brother. On Samuel Holt returning it, appears that he got hold of a table-knife, and inflicted several grounds on the side of his bro ther's head, the brother at the time being in bed asloep. A pick and axe found about the house Tre...
MARES' PRODUCE STARTS 1877. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
HABJ3' rsoutrcj; stakes, 1877. G. 2iow]and*s 3Irad of Australia's produce by The Drose. B. Dwyer's Jlyrtle produce by Premier. E. Bowxaaa's Hageais produce by Yat- tcado?. A. Bomnaa , ! Judy produce by Bulgio bar. A. BoTTtatux's Endera produce by Bal ginbar. A. BoTrcsaa'a Jlizaosa prodace by Bal gjnbar. . ?'. A. Sigiaa prodace by?ul- A. BoTTiruai'a Capuciio produce by?al 11. Bimiuc's gj=i. nradnce by The Drummer. .H. Lye's Dosy Girl produce by Plotct. D. K. Goodwin's Counterfeit produce by The Drummer. H. Lye's Lucy produce by Plover. E. G. Lewis' Avalanche produce by The Drummer. A. Prater's Flora Mclror preface by Marybyrnong. K. Cumming's Romping Girl produce by The Drummer. A. Lodex'e TheNunprodnee by Yetten don- A. Loder'e Camilla, produce by Yatten don. A. Loder"9 SsneeboK prodnce by M?ry byrnong. \ , . ? t *-. Vf. Allen's Sihrermsne prodnce by florer. . The iioxnuuitlone of Geotge A* Single for the ?boTe stakes t?Te been *edi3ent?Ej; mislaid in the secretary's offioe, bat wil...
Nearly Suffocated from Foul Air. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
Nearly Suffocated from Foul Air. Os Friday last (the ErtndwoodDispaich reports), two miners, who were pros pecting near Payne'B old claim upon the Shoalhaven River, below .'Little JJoni- bay, had a Tery nawyw escape from an untimely death through the effects of foul air. It appears that they.liad sunk a shaft about fifteen feet in the side of & hill, when one of them, who ?.rate above ground, caw his mate, who was below, suddenly fall as if in a fit, and, never dreaming the real cause, he descended to bis assistance, but feeling himself " going" ho called loudly for help. Luckily, a third party vras working close handy who had.-some ex perience as to the effects of foul air, and he, at once divining what was the mat ter, went down by the aid of the wind lass rope far enough to extricatcf the fallen men, whom he took up one by one, and without rendering Mraself liable to the effects of damp air. When he got them upon the top, they speedily recorexed. It was a providential thi...
Liverpool plaims Jockey Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
— ;„„._,.. _,t rr .T&lt;-.iV->ir CTi^h Suberic. Ficur de Lis. ufimossu V. G. "aylcr'r- br. cr 1:7.-.. ly Plovjr, dam SpectrcGs. D. K. Goo'*'.-^:—'- br.c. : y "Calling ?H Counterfeit. - C. Baldwin's i.-.c. "r- The ~r.rb, dam Re galia. C. Baldwins blii b- rclTertc-a, daju ? Lady Pitsf cxd. A. "uodcr'ii b.c. The Card'crd, by Yelverton, dam The Kun. A. Loucr'n c.f. Hod Bens, by "he Barb, dam, Camilla. ? ,---?: r- A. "Coder's hr J. by Tattcndon, dam Bel loua. W. Allen's br.c by To'-ins "Lord of the Hills, dam SUvcrtr.':!.
Sinensis of Latest News. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
STuozrsis of Latest News; The Hon. A- Macalister and the Ken. G. Thorn, Premier -and Posfanas- of Queensland* arrived IB Sydney. -by the steamer City of Brfs- bane. * They and Mr. Yogel and Mc Etisscll, and. Mr. Parkess. and Mr. Samuel, met at the Coloniai Seewtarjr's o£ce, aad. ceatso&ed for two hpors..on the eneefioa; whiek brongh* them to gether. - ; !Ete &na2*t£ozfc-s&nxa o£ a nerr-Jaa saaic Haft,.to fe coHcd 'St^-AndrewV sticet-sotrfb, -.rocoiijiag'ttt.t&e. Masonic ritual, ij- Past' Mister, Bkwiy Afft&g- Grand Mister of the I?e>dgei. r Mr. Pransfe goes home- 6y tihe ship Rodnxy in Jtofetabw. The* ?**?* 3r?e? states that a respected. and much esteemed townsman was ar rested on warrant for threatening the life of Mr. D. W. L. Jiurray. Jir. Murray iaadc a remark in Court to the eScct th.it the gentleman in question ivi-uJd not ?ii£f, ii?d compared liis voice to tho jii ::ic; of a cock-s.i>arr&lt;jw. Thw angered him, and. the re...
Select Poetry. EDUCATION ALL ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 7 October 1874
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