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Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Correspondence. All letter']mutt be iihjncAly (A; authors We object fo'lj.hel', pcmondtUU*, aOnsn, and , : iliqne.tli>nuhfi. : Papvrioiil he supplied;to ? iitoie kIio cannot,ftiforil to ma*tc one side of :. : ?* sheet. Our ciihimns arc open to all, but fvcdjranot responsible for oufcorrespondents' ; 77'- \f-y\ ???-??..'?'';?

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Alledged Contempt of Court. THE EVENING NEWS AND JUDGE WINDEYER. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Alledged Contempt of Court. THE EVENING NEWS AND JUDGE WINDEYER. In Biinoo to-dny—the firHt dny of the term—nu orHarwns mn.le by their Honors (Sir .Tampa Mnrtiti;, Sir VVilltftm MnnrnpS and .Mr. Toinp-irory .IuHro Windfyerj-fnr a rule nisi for attntlchment to issue v- ? and there, and ?returnable, on Mommy next, calling on tho printers nnd prj' priotoif, of the Sydney I'vkmno .NKWS to show eanso why n writ of attachment should not issue ngninst them respectively by reason of 'having b-en guilty of con tempt of court hy printing nnd pu >li?n ing a libel against Mr. Justice W'* ,,,,, >v; in his capacity as c.no of the judges in the Supremo Curl of New South \\nl?. The alleged ccnli-mpt complained <,r ???> a lending article thnt npppnred in v.- ur .lav's issue of tho Eeening Newt, cmu m.mtinyon Mr. Judge Wind-.vers ?""' ining no in the libol case of Moy Mow v ' Tho Sydney Daily Teleyrajih. Tho newspapers give lengthy nrcotmM lb- destruction uf the X lly g?nR- n '"' ...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Important to Australian Farmers. ANOTHER NEW CERAL. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Important to Australian Farmers. ANOTHER NEW CERAL. The Kansas State Board of Agriculture brings forward a mnss of evidence in favour of the new Egyptian corn, a'e pre eminently a plant suitable for cultivatiou in an arid climate euo.h Bβ that of tho interior of Australia. The Argus writing abont it, states that the corn was intro duced to tho States by the Mennonitee, and was wholly new to American ogri oulturiste. Jt is of African origin. Somo of it planted on land, which hftd received no rain for eight monthe previously, and had not a shower on it for fivo weeoks afterwards, germinated freely ; nnd whilo the neighbouring pastures and gardens woro withered by hot winds, the crops continued to flonrieh, and a 40-acro field yielded CO bushels of OOlbs. each por acre. It is also proof against worms and grass hoppers.' In appearance the ear is like tho tuft of sorghum, but each berry is smaller and rounder than n grain of wheat " It can bo oaten," saye the Kansas report " oithor groun...

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Murder in Lambeth. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Murder in Lambeth. ?London Times. ' ..????' A. MURDER has boon cominittod in Lnin betli. An umnarrierl woman, nurnod Ann Mnria Martin, 50 yonre old, , kept a lodg inj?-lioutiO at 7, York-voml, in wliioh be- sides herself there lived a lodger and a Borvant girl, named Barlow, about 17 yoars of age. Miss Martin is said to be of a rather masculine character, and hor neighbours woro somewhat afraid of her. For some timo past nothing had becu soon of the sorvant girl, and suspicions boiug arousud the police went to Iho house to make inquiries, Mine Martin, who was very excited, gave nosatinfactory answers, and on a soareh being made the docapi tatod body of the girl was found hidden in n trunk in tho kitchen. A hammer was found with which it nppoers that Iho girl had been first struck on the bund and roiiderod hm-usiblo. The lodger hud heard no disturbance or noise in the house. Miss Martin was taken into custody. She is said to bo inuane, and it hae liven found ?necessary to watch her a...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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A Judge's Jokes and Court Gossip. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

A Judge's Jokes and. Court '.Gossip..*' ?Econlng tfcrvit. Thebb is not a more just, more thoughtful, more c'nneidernt'o judge than hia Honor Mr. District Court Jiiitge Howling;- nnd there is no jii'Ign thnt site on tlio bench who, whilst tempering justice with mercy (which he loves to find an excuse for showing), de lights to. beguile the wearisome tcdiousncsa ot the proceedings—to his own relief and that.of the entire court—with little jcux d'etprit which .often exhibit much shrewd ness nnd give n little light to the dnrk shade of tho criminal proceedings. For 11 long nnd weary days has the indefatigable judge, from early morning till the sun is sinking in the western sky, listened to the dry and wearying details of .tedious evidence,- to de fences of oft-told sameness, to insipid, stut tering, the prevarications of witness, or the frotby harangues, till his patience is well nigh exhaustod, nnd he marches up nnd down his little sentry-box promenade in utter ennui,, with tho hope of...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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An Eccentric Lady. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

An Eccentrio Lady. A visitY, eccvritrlo Indy rocuritly died in Uii\iliii,leAviiigbuliiii(l.lier'jibarly£4O,00b in fuudeil ?proporty, : nnd many luniooa. Slio Imd n wottkiiosa . for jowellory, ni)d would walk tiul. witli a thousand pounds' worth displayed on v drous of very humblo inaturiaK .§oine: years ago eho tiDciim'o acquiunted \vith : a guntleman natiiod Lalor,-profesaiiig to bo a captain in tho Confedorato urmy, ina'do hiui. tho manager of her proporly, loadud him with benefits, and even eout him to Hamburg for tho benefit .of .hie health, whenco ho WToto her at least one loiter, which showed ho had no'vory liigh opinion of herundqr atanding. Bui when tho lady tliod, it woe found thut, with tlio cxcoptiori of about £2,500 in bequests, gho had loft him all hor property. Tho noxt of kin, unsold woman in poor oircumotanccs, residing ia Wales, disputod tho will, but tho jury havo livcidod in its fuyoiir, strongly ro commoudiiig Lalor, howov?r to deal liberally with tho noxt of kin...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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An Ingenious Suicide. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

An Ingonioue Suicide. NaoyurkUerald. One of Mio moet peculiar, tlio coolest and iiidfil ingeniously cxocntuil euicidoH In tlio unmilH of Now took place nt C'huihon, .Much., hu Ihft llltli April. Two dnyn n?d a farmer nnim-d IMiillnlinry had ncoiiHioii to (?o Id Ncwhurypnrt, and' lie Icl'l his eon, Sli-pliLMi M., thirty yenru of ngfl, in clinrgd of llio farm. When Mr. I'liiiliiliiiiy rolntnuil, ulioul noon on (ho l'Jtli, Ihi ioi'kcd in vain for hin son. Mr. i'liillhhiiry upprnuuliui] tlio b.irn, miliickcil t!io doer, and in n iiiomoul llt"re,iffor a liiirrihlo mot hin trim , . On tlio floor wan tiio Imdy of liiu kdii, will) tlio head almost coliipliitoly Hovered from hiu body. a Novi:i, ui;ii.lo'l'i:ik. Tlio inetriiiiiuiit of death wne n pi?r fi'Clly cxccntccl fjnlllotiiio, which tlio in- Kfiiioim miicidw hud jirulinhly epont n tin hi ill in Mi.ii)iifiiclnri:ij,'. The nincliino cmifi-'ivd of two pcrpoiidii'iilar piocoH of juiht nbnut I wo forl upart nnd renching Irom lliu iliiiir to ...

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How to Auction a Horse. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

How to Auction a Horse.' " HertK, gontlmnoii," uuid tho uuclioneor, " iu (i lioroo " ? , Byatandor : Ghd you told ?a it was a lioruc, or wo might havo talion il for a ehoop. ( Auctioneer : Thnt wouldn't bo co vory strango if it Imd your head on. Yon ecu beforo you gonllumon, n family lior?o. B.: 110 got (lioso fomicheu on hie kncc? from kneeling down tit family prayore, didn't he ? A.: you'll never hnvo nny Imucliea on your knece on thnt account. A hurso, g'.'iillciiicii, thut nny family might,liu well proud or. Luok wlmt nn uya lio him. 13.: What hfw b'ocomo of tho other cyo? ? ? " A. : Oono to look after anothbi , biicli fooj an you iiro. . A.: llow much for him J Wlmt do I hoar? . . : _ , B.: Nothing, if you can't hoar more than ho <1008. A.: Aiuo'tiK hornoe, gonllcniun, tliie ie thu very ne-plus ultra B,: ICiiuclc-kiiiio-pliiH-ultrn, you mohn. A..: Tho ridgcH you ?ou running down his oycfl, goiilluiiioii, uio not mi indiontion of a wpntof flush ; they nrc uiuiply a wi...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Clement Wray, OR THE EPISODE OF A LIFE. CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Clement Wray, '< OR THE EPISODE OP A LIFE. OnAPTEn II. Tuim wo now to tbo beautiful Kootory on the borders of Wales, wliero Dr. lind Mrs. Wmy, an elderly couple, wore spending, for tbo first timo in their lives, their Christmas nlono. ; The light and life of the house wns away in tho sunny south; and whilst a silont tear crept down hor chock, as tlio mother lookod out on tlio snow that first Christmas nioring, she could not help saying to hor husband, "In epito of tbo advantagos, my doar, I had rather Cloinent was hero !" Tho rector and his wife hardly ever had an opinion at vavianco with each other in their lives, but, on tho Rubjeot of Clement's engagement to travel (during tho winter with tho Grcsharas, 'fts companion to young Anthouy, tho mother's heart niisgavo her, and she opposed it with as muoh omphasis as ?her gontlo naturo possessed. Tho rector, on tho contrary, ad vocated tho plan. " Ho will sco tho world under most pleasant auspicos," said Dr. Wray. "If thoy a...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Selected Poetry. THE DEATH OF CLARKE. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

? Selected Poetry. THE DEATH OK OLAKK8. . OK Wnrlandg flange, nt morning tide, The sun btioiic brightly down ; It glittered on the winding Putfc, By Murrurundi town. It ehnnft upon the Rnrning Mount; Who's mnrky shndow?.fell— Across that path to travellers known; By gome, alas I too well. Whore stands n simple block of stono Erected ac ft mark , To buow the spot, where fought nnd died, Tho gallant Peter Clarke. ? ? And if you will but Hat' a while , . To you I'll now relate, ? /VVhnt happened there to Peter Clarke, ' And Jimmy Cloiko, hie mote. Thoy cump'd ono "night close by the Range, In gunge tbc hours' flew past; ' 'But little did poor Peter dream : " .That night would, bo his last 1 At dawn they toll'd tho steep ascent; But scarce hod gained the top, .When a voice In accents stern and bold, Commanded them to stop I Hand op your money, watch and chain, The robbor nternly cried, .Who takes my money takes my lifo J ' Tho angry Clarke replied. Then laughed the robbor loud in scorn ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

WOOL SH3DS AND THEIR CONTENTS, ~'*-? ALSO Wool in Transit, ', ,v From tho Sheep's JJnck to any Port ot -i bhipmunt in the Colonies, ? .IKSUUICD nr. Til is >i? Mercantile Mutual Insurance Company (Limited), , AT LOWEST KATKB Ol' PIIEMIUM, , OH lIX Policies cover nil Damages by Bush X Fires nnd Lightning, In addition to tho Ordinary lhsk by Fire, and tho Insurers share in tho rrotlts. < *" ,_ ? abort Period Policies Issued. ; > -? ,( i Head Okpioeb, , , Pitt-street, Sydney. ''" ''' , ;"' KRLSO KINO, Secretary, . Dnllou—A?crit for Murrurundi, . | ?' Alex. lint hgiito—Agent for Wallabndah.* SALT LAKE !i Steam Saw Mills*?! NEAR NOTICE. \': : XaZ^a HAVING shifted: 'mj* Btenra Paw Mills fiom Lony i-ttfiint to Ctirlowia (IS niilca from Hrei ?n atld'll from Qimticdnh), hnd hiivliip the Hunt Small.-Haw Mill Plnnt In N. 8. Wales nnd h platform and siding nt tho mi]ln, 1 nm now in a position to Supply any Quantity of Sawn I'ino Timber at the Hhonost Notiec, nnd thono about to "...

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The Printer. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

The Printer. A priutur m tlio most oiirions boing living. Ho niny luivo ft bank nnd criftw nnit not-bo worth a pbniiy—have eiiiall caps nnd neither tinvo wifo or cliildron. Oihnreindy run fast, but lio gets along swiftcHtby setting tnsl. Ho may bo making impressions without '.nlbcjuonoo i imay niio ? the lye- without offending, arid.i<o tolling tho truth ; whilo others cannot eland when , thoy Hot, ho can ko/ standing, and even do both at tho ennio Ihno— wo furniture, and yot have no dwelling—may make and put away pic, and riovor eeo a pie, tnuoh loss cat it during his lifo—be a liumnn being and a rat at tho imini) tltno— may jiresi.n Rr.oat doal, and not a?lt a favour—may hnndlo a shooting iron, and know nothing about n oannou, gun, or pi?tol ; ho imiy movo tho lever that moves tho world, nnd yot bo an far from moving tho globe rie'a hog with liia noHo under a innlo-liill— sprond sheets without beingn housewife; he may Iny his jorm on a bed and yot bo oblipod to sluop on...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Curious Find of Sovereigns. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Curious Find of Sovereigns. ItvMoims woro curruiit in town yoelordAy (enj's llio Mollioimie. Argus of Snlurdiiy) to tliu L'fTecl lliut ft largo ninuuiil of gold in li;td lioun by tlio worktiiiMi I'l.ii?triicting tho military Hond between Samiiiilg'! and St. Kilda. It was stated thru about £20,000 bad beon found and tho gmural belief was that tho troa suro stolon from the Nelson many yearn ago had at last cmnii to light. Inqiiiricii on tho Hjiot i.'licitcd that thought a plant had bfcii <|iHcovfiod, it only con.siuloil of sonic £00 <>r £100. Tim jilaeo wli.to the wen- fiiiiud i.oii thubi-nch near St. Kililii, on tho bito of tlio old lower battery. This npot hoihd years ngo whh the locale of a camp of Uliint-xe lit lifniion and it iHvotijuctiircd that the mmiuy fomii! must have boon iioariled by Ihoii'i. Tho owneru prnlmbly burird tho momty and tlifii tvitnt to llio liigpiiigH.iind rillitr died there) or whin thoy re turned could not.find tho pliico w.bcro tli...

Publication Title: Singleton Argus
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Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
Gunnedah. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.] [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Guunedah. [PUOM OUIt COItllliSl'ONDQNT.] The weather (iuriiii; tho.pnet week line been anything but j>!i:naaut, for whilo tho lienl line bucoiiio (jronter day by tiny, strong wiuilrt havu . {jrovnilod, which, owing to tho parchod condition of (ho ground, ban gathered and driven boforo it douse clouds <if fine brown dust, nt (imos so thick aa to quito obecuro the houses on Iho opposito Biilo of tho street. At prosont, I am plcaHed to say, lhoroi?somepro?pe.ct of a übiingu, the sky being overcast with heavy-looking clouds; but whether it will moroly uxcito our hopes iv order to roniler disappointment doubly bitter, or bestow upon our thirsty land those refreshing showers so much noodod and bo ardonlly wished for, Icanuot toll. Wo must only hopo for tho host, and, liko tho parson's j cookatoo, bo thankful for what wo do ro coivo. On Sunday afternoon lnat a rathor uovol scono was vvitueHseil hero, namely, the performance of tho rito of baptism by liu inortiion. There woro ...

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To Wool Growers. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

To Wool Growers. We tnko tho following from Messrs. Mort anil Co.'e circular, which ia dceerving tho uttnntion of both squnttora nml Bfluctorn:— From t>lllo to timo wo talto advantage of tho circulation of our monthly raport to call attention to mattorn of direct interest to growers in regard to tho preparation and dispatch of their clips, and wo now desiro to bring niider tholr nntico tho importance of adopting, nnd ndhoring to n tirAiid which will bo thoroughly distinctive. Thin precaution is rundorud tho moro nuciitmary by tho Inrgo iiicroa?o wbieh has already inkuii plncu in tho quantity of wool. foruuidrd to this market for wile, ntid which will, no doubt, bo greatly, augmented in tho future. SVo ncod hardly point out to a grower tho 'desirability of socuring a reputation for hie wont; nnd this oan ecnrcely be accomp)inhnd unload llio lirnnd ie such bh-to bu-cneily rocognined by buyers. In very many o.ihoh tho lirnnd consists of ono or two letters, autl m'lnilar brands aro f...

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The Mind in Eclipse. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

The Miiid in; Eclipao* -iscientific American. ?At'iv ro.Mut mooring <.f tUo , MuiHno-rpgnti S-ciety in this, oily, Dr. Gi'orpeM. ripfird ? read ii paper cwi. " Tho PruMoiiM of. Iii- Hniiiiy," in which liosniil that tlioaun nifty brut be NlU'lioil during nn 'eclipse ; nmVin ! psyclioli.jiy the miml may lie studied beat wlk't-ii it in eclipsed. . ? ? " Insanity ie a disease of dogrcou ; there;, js.-no plnin dividing lino .bi-twoon ea:iity and insanity, limaniiy niay lip' divided into two 'kiiida—inleJluctiml iii ,.?Hiiity, embracing formn in which there are-delusions, ;niid emotional inenhity in which thorn uro no clolunit>ns. Insimity is a bar.cmiolcr of civilizttiun,' ami na wo adynnc? liighcr in (ho nrts mul Kcion'cca so will inHunity bcoomo more provnlont oniong ? us. IntouKO npplicntion,. brain work, nnd imlour life" nro tli.o agencies' which niont fre<jiiuhlly' luing it nboiit : With snvirgos thcro i? liltlβ or npno'nf it. Tlio intellectuiil uctiviry of ...

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Tamworth. (From the Tamworth News.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

TT;8m?>v<>r?Ja. ?'?; ???????? : ' (from tin Tamworth News.Y: J llio following selection was.takeii up on Tluiredny weuk Inst. : ?" John J. I'oole, section 13, county o£ Buck land, pniish of Grenfell, 40 nere'a,! nil- joining the north bounilavv of reserve from lease No. 1!>, notified" 9th March, 1858, and tho cast boundary of travell ing slock reserve from lease No. IH, nolified 15th December, 187 C, and ex tctidinK northerly. -.

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Gunnedah. (From the Namoi Independent) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

43unncA?Ii. (.From the Nainoi Independent) The following selection wns taken up on Thursilny week Inst :- . , ; . Ebenezer Vickery; section 21, county of Naiidewiir, parish of Burburgate, 88J acres, adjoining the eastern boundary pf my conditional purchase of 320 acres, No. 17 on map, to embrace portion No. 25, of above area, .?

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Choral Society. [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Choral Society. The formation of tho nboyo Society is now completed, and judging from tho onorgy displayed by its pruuent mciuborr, wo nro sure that it' innet hevo n loug life. Oho thing ie certain lliat wiUintich gontlo inan Rβ havo boon olucted to office, and with Mr. I7amilton Manyard as conductor, tho Society cannot beeomo such a " by word "as tho old Musical Union. As our rendersaro aware, tho first public meeting to take into consideration tlio desirability of forming the Choral Society was held on the 10th instant at tho School of Arts. At that meeting tho Rev. A. Pareona occupied the chair, and tho first proposition by Mr. C. 11. Long; and seconded by Mr. McNovin, " That it was vory dosirablu to form a singing class and and Choral Society to bo called the Mur rurundi Chornl Sooioty " was carried unanimously After that- nevoral ladies and gentlemen gave in their names as being willing to to becomo members— honorary and activo—should tho Society be proporly formod." Thou a Com...

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Murrurundi. (From the Times.) [Newspaper Article] — Singleton Argus — 1 September 1880

Murrurundi. -''?] (Frvm the Time*) The ? WEATiiKK.—Tho weather" up- tb Thiirsdny wns dry mid frosty. On tlic fore noon of (lint dny wo wore favoured with a few showers, about eiiflicicnt !o liiy the dust. Had it not been for the strong, mirth-cast wind which pprun? up at the time hove been favoured with .1 .more copious downfall. At present there is' not tho slightest indication of rain, and the days arc flue and warm, with slight frosts at night. . Hakes.—Tt is ple.nsing to notice that Mr. George Lodei , , of Abbey' Green, Singleton,' has signified.'bis willingneca to permit the introduction of hares upon his Htation, nnd further to see th>.m ptotected. Mr. Daufr.ir, of Ncntsfield, has also preferred tho use of a splendid paddock for a private course. Those gentlemen are. fully aware that by tho introduction of these animals no damage, will be dona.to their property, ns they will be r'oursud and hunted as iv the old country, and will prove a delicious addition to our present bil...

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