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A Theological Breach of Promise. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
A TheoiogicallBfeach of": Promise. As action, in the Common Pleas, " Saun ders v. Simon,"was heard yesterday at tlie .SliierifTsCourt, KqdLion-square-—judg ment haying- been allowed tp. go/bys dev. fault—to assess titc amount of compen sation to be awarded in an. action by a youug lady named ~Frances Poyer Saunders,, against Thomas : Simon, a theological student, now at, Springhill College, near Birmingham, for a breach of promise of marriage. .The damages were laid at £800. The parties were each about 25 years old. .The plaintiff (who wastlic, only witness in, i the case) lived with her father at Pembroke, where lie Carried, on a cool trade, and the de fendant'?, father was a farmer and builder near the same place. They be came engaged in 1870, and in 1873 the defendant broke off the_match, and the young ,lady, in refusing; an declared that she wonld, sue, him for a. breach of promise, and she 'accordingly brought her action. A pile of letters was produced, and extracts read. The d...
Singleton Police Court. MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1874. (Before Mr. S. B. Dight, J.P.) DRUNKENNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
Singleton Police Court; MOSDAY, OCTOBER 12,187*. (Before Mr. K. B. DlGHT, J.K) .' UEUMKEKXE8S.-"':', Jvhk Stuc&yard, -alias JStacKDUtH, was charged with being drunk. Trinoner pleaded guilty, and Was ad monished ami discharged. ?\\FifcPur. DESrnccTioN pr Tkopjaarr.' . John. Stmikynrd mm further charged, on the complaiot of .lames Hill Thomson, with having, on the 10th intitant, at Kcotsneld, wilfully broken his til?ce window. ? ' .. . Jmnci* Hill Thomson dciMMcd to beil>sc a JusticeTof tlie Peace, rexidinp; Ht NeotsficJd. Oα Saturday, the 10th instant, prisoner went to his residciice. Complainant went into hi? yurit, and while there, saw prisoner in l> ut. office : lie raised , the winaoiy. t)t his oflice, and asked prisoner what he wanted there. He replied, employment. Witnees told him. he did not reqiuirc liis - services, whercu]K>n he went into the yard ami picked up some grave!, Ami smashed the windows ill lib (witness**) office. The amount of damage(done he valu...
The Transit of Venus—The American Expedition. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
The Transit of Venus—The American Expedition.. We learn from the JBJobart Town Mer cury of the 2nd instant tliat the United States screw steam ._corrctte Swatara, arrived on the 1st instant. She left New York on June 8, -with the American Scientific Expedition in connection with the Transit of "Venus on hoard. The Swatara (s.) called at Bahia (Brazil:) and Cape Town, en , xpnte. "She left Cape Town On. 17th August,'and cruised about Crozetlsland for four days, in tending , to land an observation party, but was unable to - land them, on account of the severe weather, and not naringj suffi cienttinae to wait its moderating- irithont infringEng- too , much op. the tune of. th& other parties. ??? The party thus unavoid ably taken on trill proceed from this to Melbourne. The Swatara. (s.) made next for Kergnelen Island, 'where she arrived on. 7th September, and landed the following party :—Chief astronomer, Commander Ryan, United States Navy; assistant, Lieutenant Train, . United...
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1874. (Before Mr. James Smith, P.M.) DRUKKENNESS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1874. (Before Mr. James Smith, P.M.> . DKVSKENNEMt^ ?'Alcjr/rHdrr JVoieforul, fur druulccuness, was' lined xl, or seven dny?* imprii*ojimeut. UARCENT. . Thiimat JteHtim was charged, on the infor- mation of Klijliii Wiggeiis, with Mealing i? the mouth of July last, mi adze, jixe, four rtclf miucerx, two tcaKpooiu*. a cork-strew, and :nn mm climu, hi? projierty. fmm Fuudewiir. Elisba ?\ViiT?ciu> ? very dexf old man, ?le jHfKCil to the information, read being , correct, and that the person l>efoTe the court w?s the one complained of. ' He remcnibeivd the tut October. On th?t &lt;hiy he Trent with the police to search niint. lie ww wevcrnl tlixugs 1 there which lie thought were hi? property, lie clnimcti them as kucll, but he could not Mvear to them. He Ikhl no particular mark ?m them. The cud of one of the Vpoons waw turned m'? slightly. . . . . . ; Hi* Worship- hen: discharged the prisoner.: rriwner saitl it wns nn agK'TiTathig peise cution, and...
Interred Alive. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
Interred Alive. The Utah correspondent of the Jffeto York Serali gives the following par ticuLxrs of a dreadful occurrence;— William Blsckhurst, a boy living at Salt Lake, attended a picnic ia Jtine' 18, near Salt Lake City, his home. Alter ~bxrhag bathed bo entered a. large swing. Iα a few minutes, lutvinff ceased to exert hiieself, he -was taken down in a lifeless condition. Ceasing te breathe,' he -was taken home and , preparations made for* his tninal. On the next morning jnnny persons present observed that the Temains -were jet warm, one of whom, & lady of the neighbourhood, called particular attention to theirannth. of the neck, just before starting- to the cemetery. Medical 'advice was had in the case, When the physician pronounced the youth dead, notwithstanding the singular appearance of the body. The funeral took place on Saturday, the 20th of June, and more than fifty hours after what appeared to be the death of William . Blackhnrst. Several persons who have known...
Insolvency Court. SURRESNDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
Insolvency Conrt. sttbbesojebs. fniDiTu Min"!" Waxjs, of Caatlereagh ?treet, Sydney, lately residing at the Criterion Hotel, tieorge-stieet, Sydney, licensed Tie-, tnaller. Cause of: sequestration r Swan of stock, furniture* a secured creditor. Uabilities, £2042 16s. . Bd.: Assets £10. DeficiencT, £2032168.82.. Official assignee, Mr. I*. X-'Hemphwy. - Owen Hudson, of Bemoan, buMsc ? Cause of. eequeetration: Xouwb oa a contract for t>? budding; of a dwaeU ?at .Desmaa- *173 4s-2cL Aasets, £225K.6d. Pefieiency. £1U os. Bd> Official Me. J. P. Kackenzie. Joha .ATcniTufrr Cartel; notr of tipper Adelong. Cause of sequestration,: Xosses a? a. publican in >??i"?"g upernlwtiom. T,f?T?rw ties,£36tlO?-Bd. Assets. £37. Befficamcy, £312 10s. 3d. Official P. . tfacnamxrra StleonardsvNorth Shore, Sydney, latdy ot "WawJyioad scn> wrar. Cause, of sequestration : ContinnoM., KickneH&3nfamny. liabilities, X3BTl9e. lOd. Auaets, j65. Defidettey. X3BK I9?s. lOd. Ofltcial assignee, Mr. ...
Singleton Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
Singleton Post OTSce. w-nw dgar lor th* Baotfe. ??**?* ***??*. J**!!* TrTr?o7r7r-i- Xcmlk. no' Btax??rf, TaeaOaa*,. at?a?Jl*-iran>-. suoor.ailanil&aj. Ha-ntoa- andtataniarawaV^'"^*'" f r Twrtilrr. — JjajtlliilialaT. rriHajiand San***?? SJ**Jn. aaat on raliiiiilaj i —T ?i Spaa, toe-Staaia-F mormawfV dhpatch for Ounberwrtt. Taualay. Wadaealay. Taaxadaqt. Ztirfap. ?a#? &*a*riay,. ?4nt aja, and ?t* Bctmxlms at Spoa. lor Santoy** Sooclu-Sob."jtimfcr". Tw-tor. TUtOTpte-r ?..jBLo-o—l-lo.Jrtnf Mrirlawf, asal Mute*y,*ca ??. ToWHrHrorttu aad Jerry** ?flattM, oo,T>Ma&lt;a>-f-,Tha? dar.attd SlUJnrHay, at ?*> pJ? -*?? JftwKt Valley, on Saiantay. at *3? p-m- Xo >V*l? aaal- *?****. OB Tmitr. Tliitma*y % M*a Sattaarta-r.atlOJOaja. - Xo> Sco?*? Flat, Wwt Brook, mi GloMfen, BnoC, oo Wadauaiai; audSatojaav.atMOiLaa. To?ridgatnatT.ftT OMr,ioidO?ga?ipnol^oi-.B?*?ro'ar; MlB'aab
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
Upper Hunter General Advocate, lVedneMtay aaUI Satujrdtay MOKSIKG. Xezmkot Rnbea^paeni—'' — TbtCwUtprleeliciKtECTlir th> nlwtiptiea nmncror throngfa: poet. TBjm of Air?etS?Sjig:— SStiwmnrfaoJtwt, lints 3k. Od. -? -- —^f-sj SiuiaMM Cuds per qnxrter .. .. .. .- ?us. a& S? ndTcrtlWTTiinM bootod under Sβ- ABbml?n&lt;nrajicc-irf!l he matie forAfli?U?qomt? cmCisinelfor ?.period of oTVrfodr md& Bunt bo distinctly ?BtentoocT, that, nnle? coantetmuidad, adnatlaemants iriU be contiimtd and. dual for at tbeTinwlnte. Advortisei?entiiibnnMlijnretbe number otiieetaoMjeiulrea-wittteilO? themee; ' Aar ptnon ordering AdiaUninant* or Prfatlng oa bohalf of ?- Committee. loamctor to bo Janne4, for ??rjr pobHc parpoee, -wiU _b? Jiold pemsuUr JMpooelbJe tor HCSTEa OENEBAI. lt.tna?nltta&lt; to*tt piitE ofUiUjmd tba aarMQdUcdSXtieUiWfEca w toenqrpKtof tfas cotonr- "-I}- - " > mBOKAS B. BOXCE and H. j?JJ!I;HI , \ Jwpett- I lour inTorm, Uidr Frieoto ?nd the ttonenl -*- ;...
Extraordinary Case of Wife Murder. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
Case; Murder. ?-- ?','"?"" At the j&oninouth assizesj Jantes-Heriryi iOJibbs-,": a native of with. tlte.iwilfpl .mnrderTof >hisi 'Cardiff, iv May la&t. 3V£r.'Br&lt;Ara.and' Mr. Lawrence prosecuted ;-Ur. Sawyer and Mr. Waddy defended. - From the opening statement of.Mn Bnnrm it ap-* J pcared that the jprisbneriindt the ceased (irhoSc maiden'ijamo'-was &lt;'In- I gram) were itfse)rTi&lt;:e togethex>ia'lB7lj I a?d -when prisoner reftiovcd to jicy-liall Ute acqsiaiutancc was renenrticl. Qn 30th January lasttLej- -trere- married ht St. Heliers, Jersey. WliU?;at Llaa- , rumiiey, however, prisoner Jiftd formed | an intimacy willi Miss Mary Jones, and' while on Ids. way to be married he wrote to her in inpst enJeariug terms., Do ceaseU returned -trith the prisoner,-irho took apartments for Ler at Cardiff. ? He endeavoured 'to liidc the -fact of his mar riage from Miss Jones, while- to his trite lie denied any intimecy TvLt3i .fie Matter. On the ...
Murrurundi. (From the Times, OCt, 10.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
2£urraran.di. (Frem. t!u? Tintcv, -Oct. 1&lt;J.J Pat-Day Again.—Tlie return of flu*. mingled curse and' blessing has been marked by the usual excesses, with here and there erra.tie variations,of fherper- formance. On. Saturday eveping the office of Mr. Kewman was burst open, by & few inebriates, who desired a lodging on easy " terms,' Of coarse, they were little interested ia the light reeling of legal -works, sod to rcsnaia xmmoleited. 'A -very different result fot- Xorrecl wiles: oak +T?*? ii raffifl' oJg&t- & number of their jubilent mites 1 entered' the kitchen of Mr. Guest's Hotel, and made .great havoc among which, werefonad in that portion of the es tablishment-. The worthy having miscalculated, the number of xinforbsddezt visitors, had not' left a sufficient quan tity'of these dsnfies 5, but the loss was. attempted to "be 'supplied % a liberal usie of the vinegar bottle. ' Thi-: Ttaviug been disposed of, there remained noihiug more to tempt th...
The-Very Rev. Monsignor Lynch, V.G., Armidale. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
The-Very Her. Monsignor Lynch, V.Cr., Armidale. - DubJia?-Esyj5 St- - ~ - A -very distitignish?d— Irish-Anstra lian Wat present on a_vjsrt to his native country. The Very Bev. Monsignor Lynch, "Vicar-General and Dean of the diocese of Armidale, New South "Wales, left Ireland first forms adopted home in. the, beginning of the year 18SS, and arrived ia Sydney in -July of'that year. The present venerable Archbishop PcIoV tag: wj?j"vTe^ApprtoEc'^"N?w'*H&lt;]t- , ' land and Ysn-'"D4emc!n*s Land, and had not as- many priests.' a*Ji-there' axcfnow' bishops in Australia. Xtnmg Father Lynch's, mission -was Maitlsndyfend em braced what at pcesent forms the dioceses . of Maittand aad* AnmdaTe. Here, in - this vast district, le3jd?ured-.for-iM> less a period than twenty-four years like a - true Irish so inces san,tlv- -on, horseback, as he,musth?ve done, that he "travelled, at, least 4000 . miles every year. Amongst his achieve ments was the. establishment of Total Abstinence Societi...
Extraordinary Outrage at Bungendore. GOULBURN CIRCUIT COURT. (Before Mr. Justice Hargrave.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
Extraordinary Outrage at Bungehdofe. OOUL CritOUlTXlOURT. (Before Mr. Justice Hargrave.) Ricii,vKi>. Boyd, Patrick Foley, and Charles Thomas, who had been remanded from the last assizes, were placed, in the dock, and arrainged upon the charge of wounding with intent to nmrdor Mary Ann Doiioghue r and. also upon, a-second i count of wounding with intent to do her grievous bodily hatni. - ? ?? -Six. John Tecee defended the priso ner. ?,-."' ? ? ' The Crown Prosecutorjiarratcd 'the circumstances which led, ,to the present charge*, and then adduced the follow ing evidence r— ; Senior-constable Jl'Keon,. stationed* at Bungcndorc, deposed that, on -the night of .tlic 19th March, lie received mi i formation while in bed from tbtv father [ of Esther and Mary Ann Donogbuc, in 1 consequence of which he Trent .to his, 1 premises, and fonnd' her and her sister in:bcd covered with, blood, and, unable 'to' speak. . Witness went to house, and fonnd prisoner on the sofa. He said lie had been the...
THE RANQUET. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
THE BANQUET. :. The Banquet which-was held in the even ing, was largely attended, there being about 90 persons present; preparations, however, had been made for a. few more- ? Mr. "VV. Lashinore was caterer for the occasion, and the style in -which the tables were laid out, and the first class character, of the various good things with which they were laden, reflect the greatest credit upon him ss a provedorc. A pleasing feature was the atten tion bestowed by the various waiters, on the wanta of those whose wants already, seemed to be so fully supplied. Thegrace was said by the Itev. w. Bain, at about half-past seven. Mr. I'arkes on entering the room was received with demonstrations of applause The chair was occupied by Mr. H. J. Brown, the President of the School of Arts; the Bon. H. Parkcs being on his richt hand and the Hon. G. A. Lloyd on his left. The table on the platform was ocenpied by Messrs. J. Harwell, J. Ash, G. H. Cox, T. Goodmr, W. Xaing, T. Lewie, and F. J. Shaw. Ther...
THE SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
TUB STOKES. ; In the afternoon sports were held at the Asylum grounds. There was nothing of vciy stirring interest, but the attendance of visitors -was very huge, a.f act attributable to the. proximity.of the grounds to the cliffs, which arc at all times a favorite resort for pleasure-seekers. The Committee disposed of 1400 tickets at one shilling each. There were about 1800 persons in and ssronnd the ground-*. ? ;?. '. ...' .' ,?'?;?'. "????'.;
Newcastle. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.] [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 14 October 1874
Newcastle. * [FB0X Otia COBBBSP02n>XKT.3 '?'- The walls of -the stores lately destroyed by fire in Bolton-stxeet, have been pulled down, and I hear it is the- intention, of Messrs; Wood, Brothers, to commence the erection, of. it new store almost immediately. ', ." ?' ' Hie weather nt presenile extremely sultry, and a change is much, desired. ? * Although the Ty-hole of the piles of the Hew wharf are driven in their places,, there Iβ some delay in proceeding with the neces sary planking-, as the requisite material, I hear, ? not easily obtainable. Mr. Bowe'a new premises in. Bolton-strcet are in a fair way of completion. , . Chi Tuesday last the quarterly meeting of the, Newcastle Hospital was held in the Board room. The meeting was largely at tended. By the quarterly report of the Act ing Committee it would appear that some mis understanding and unpleasantness have arisen between the paid xacdical attendant and themselves, through a certificate given respecting the health of cx-...