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ALDERMAN BURNETT'S LETTER. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
. AliDSBMAN BURNETTS IJiTTEB. (2i tie Editor ef the Sir.fZrtcx. Argvt.} .. :.?.>?..?>.../'?:.?? Tour obedient etrrent, : "i'-S ???,;???? ; Smgfeton"'3ffcch?aicM t: 3t&lt;ifctitaifc-" Singleton, .._... 18741 : ,;??&lt;&lt;?'" ?'?- ''"? ? ''-;>".? See, —Obserricg: ia year last issae a letter Jroai Aldanaan Etimett ?(?rith reference to tha tssin_s; e>1 the Institute lor Jtlunicipsl I ehov.id lite, -with yoar permission, to plaice 3 feir remarks upon the earae vrith c. view to rectify nonie error 3 he hss fallen into. Aldirraan Bar aetfE 1-tter conveys the idea tint the Com mittee of the mechanics' Institute mates no nUoTrnnce in their dealings with other associations connected frith our town snd district, then thej do with r.trr.nsttrs. The fzicte of the C—"c r.re : After much deliberation jincl erinuiry tlie 'vr.riD^s O? *>,r, - 7 _^:^,- c " J^,^_.i : ; . - %,.: * TTTlich Jib2ra'itj *.T:th any r.:niiJ-r prostitution in Ncrr South "vVr.'.is, nntl ...
The Assault on Mr. Sub-Inspector Thorpe. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
The 1 .- Assault oz Mr. ? spsstor Sicrpe. ' ?' ? Xhk fon- SKSQSn ciip.Tged -srith Kssaultwg Constable ntid Sir. Sub-Inspector Thorpe vrere dealt -rrith at tha Police Coart yesterday (kits Friday'o Pilot). On the first charpe ?!1 the men were committed to take tlicir trial at the ensuing Maitlaml Quarter Sesiuons. The case .-gainst on£ of their number (Burt) did not appear-to be specially titroTij:, but the ajislmite (Mr. Hcniiell) said r;s s.prlnza/aeir case had been made out Tor ,t::~ prosecution, s&d Wie the rfi?TKe vms &lt;.f =. i.-erious ?.-iiurc, he pre ferred .',c::din? tho ?-_r,'.ter in th 2 Attorney Gesmii/rio oa c:ci'i;".ir.-it:ou of ihemerit? mijrl-.t not S!e ?.- ?riCictn.-nt igajaet^Bnrts-v. i'hc Eiat I'our prisoners were nest charged with. =.;_-;iultir.g Sah-li;?t.peilor Thorpe; :,:?;.? ;. Sir. Wallace appeared" 'or the defence. Sub-Inspector Thorpe deposed : Oil Sunday evening last, I arrived by trr-in in Newcastle ; evfter leaving the train, ay.d whea a...
Cricket. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
Cricket. TbiS cric&et season was formally opened in Sisglstoa on Sat&rd&j last, in the nsnai manner. Ths Benedicts thimselTcs the Br.chslors, and gave ihsni battle. 3at tho latter v_c more vU_ a match, _d as in Ma-y last, t'ney tc_c again victorious, having on' tuis occasion 36 runs to spare. We give the scores belo'sr. The'Srj— — „ott tl—.t notvritiistaiiuing the long recess there are —ot waiicing players who can handle the willow as freely as ever. Six hits for four sach were made,. and one for 5, by Mr. Watidy. Mr. W. C. Hand was the highest scorsr, having made a to—l of 30 x__ MARRIED. F__ cr-nsas. ....,, . Total. j. —cAipicv2, b Fawcett : ... „. '2 H. Y'arlfc, I, I, b Tawcett .... ... 2 _.o. Canneeri. I, I, 2, b Bn_e... ... 4 D. Hooker, 3,! bib Burke ... ? ... 3. T. Edwcrds, 0, i> Burke ... 0 H. T. _?Ie- I. I, 1, i, 3, 3, cby Bro— ne, ? '?_. b ... ... .'.. 10 P. Waddy, 2. 3, b Burke ... . ;.. ? g 3. HnUick, 0, b Fawcett ...?-? ... 0 3. Hawthorne, 3, b...
Conditional Purchases. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
Conditional Pnrcbasss. 7sa c-os r oit:cr:sl parca=seo ?vrsrs =?d; r-t ibtZTsul Ofilcr. cn r Issi:— H&Tnrsri, -JO acres, county Dorhsso, r"srir,h Srrriric?. ntjjoiiiinz-tl-.e-sfes?. oi'hia conditional xaiide on the iiV June, 1574, and aSjoims? H. Jlocre'a cd- \ ? ditjonsl conditioasl p'jjciiaseof GO seres, ? mado 23rd July,; ISTi. Willisira Parmctcr, 60 rjj?3. county North--1 nmbciland, pariah Wartivorth, adjoiaing adjoining nad cc Earaencing at th= r-oath- i east cornea of iiis conditic-=sl purchais I of 100 acres, Ksd: on tse 27th~ An.tjtiEt, j
Insolvency Court. SURRENDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
rc:;:~, Iste c>; ITotits Kill,. Fioaih-rec, j '-b-a-J-c*. Labilities, ~CS. i-sscis, ?£?-? ICa. f Join Hf-ciott,. ef "-yiU:ar=-r:irest r CyHs.~j, buLchcr. lOi. lid. Ar.Krts, | jS;3 lis. lie. U-. oSsiii : biltchcr. i.:.V:;U:..:-:.-i. -SZ": Cc. Oα. .'.c:-.;.-i, i £9 Os. Cd. ?.' I labourer, cC r : bjlities, £67 Cc. Assists, Jt~ ICs. >Ir. iiUia- J plircy, cCScial ' . j
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
Challenge. * I WILL SHOOT A MATCH with Sergeant : ? Glover (the Crown man) for *>&, 10s., or . £1 ; each range, from 200 up to 800 yards; or 20 shots at 500 and 600 yard*-. W. J. HAWTHOBNE. Singleton, "' ? October 23, 1674. For Private Sale. -, &lt;>*>ri FIRST-CLASS SHEEP, fu?/, aOv fleeced, and nearly rdleweH. . ' Apply to - " i J. W. CAMPBELL" '" T ' - Auctioneer, \ . ? , r j ' . Singleton. . , To Wine 6ro were.' ? THE. undersigned has imported 1200 QUEBEC PIPE- STAVES (oak) of the" best quality, suitable for WINE BTJTIS, and i' prepared to execute orders for cithon the lowest terms possible. JOHN WILLIAM."*, 30, JS'cw Pitt Street, Syda"" - :, I Botice.' 1 "''" "VTACCINATION every TUESDAY at 3 HPTST GLENNXE, L.R.C. S."E."D.. Government Vaccdnator. Singleton, October's, IN - *. New South Wales Public School League. ASreKTING of the FRIENDS of . PRTlffATtx* EDUCATION, NATIO -RAXv "Sbcttj-ak, COwnrLSOBT, and Fjusx, will be held at the, MECHANICS' Ir.ST.7UTE, ...
THE UPPER HUNTER PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION. (To the Editor of the Singleton Argus.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
THE tTPPEK HtTNTER PASTORAL AHD I AGKICtn.T0BAL ASSOCIATION. I (Tofft* Editor efthe Singleton Argv*.~) . Sib,.—If Mr. White ~had no other reaaon for replying to my letter then the -warning he tenders to the Members of the Society, it would h*T? bees more becoming to hare preserved it dignified silence, tsam-would sot then h?Te seen that evidence of wincing which hi* explctiTee evince. It i> & pity the ?tranjing ehcmld be irholly repcrfiaoao ; for Bnpport:- .extended in the "disinterested manner? he>'speak* of, has cere? teen re ceived, by the Society otherwise than in B proper spirit of than3ifuinr-,5. And my only desire hjiu beea to aid our Members in di? criminatingwhafc is really " disinterested and heartfelt," in-order that it naj inset urith dne appreciation ; *nd Sir. White need not fear bnt that his cUorti: —ill meet with the recognition they merit—-I r.rsppoie he wishes for nothing store than this at the hands oi the Society. Kor trif! the Society, I presume, b...
MELBOURNE LIVE STOCK MARKETS, &c. (By Telegraph to the Herald.) Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
MELBOUltarE LIVE STQCK. MABKETS, Ice. (By Telegraph to the Berald.") 'Wednesday. Mas. DaJmahoy, Campbell, and Co. report: Fat cattle, 910 forward ; market brisk, prices unchanged. 28,000 sheep yanlcd, prices down In-, market doll. Best wethers, 15s. Messrs. Ityan and Hammond report :—r-lfat cattle, 947 yarded; the market fell 10s. ; good and prime bollock* mads £10 to £14 125.6 d.; a few extra prime cows sold at £12. The finest cattle ciune from the Darling nnd Ballgo BiTere. The highest Average winged from XII to £12 4. Fat slieep, 28,500 penned, a large proportion being good and prime; market doll at a fall of from 6d_ to Is.; good and prime wethers 12s. 6d. to 165.; ditto, shorn, 7*. to B*. 3d.; good and prime; crres, 9s. to 11b. We sold wethers, from the M?irrembi&lt;3geo, ?t 15b. V itttd-' 3300, from Qsaaarisrui'r st 1I?., &lt;> Means. Richard, Gibson, and Co, report: —Cattle; 930 yarded, slighUjr easier. Sheep : 29,000 penned. Prices down folly 6d_ Mcmts. Po...
Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
CentrihKticmt mat bs cccorr.sav.iei rvth the real nernc and ?Kr?sr of ins CcTriw-r. de/xt, wt for 5?i en an carr.fit pf qzcZfcifaiz ike JEuit&r. It it distinctly to be borrte ia tnirid thai sve do not by inserting letters convey any opinion favorable to thsir contents. *Ye open our columns to all trithcut leaning to any t and thus supply a channel for the pxblicstitni of opinions of all shades. Wo reserve io onr' selves the right to all objectionable matter front- letters. Correspondent* are particularly requested to ivrite only on one side of the paper.
Select Poetry. THE WAY OF THE WORLD. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
;" Select .Poetiy." THK TTXT- Or TBW WOMJ>- And teMaMlnatliaMnnrfe Jijut Jcatlr irv firfr j?a joomc- T>wv-aaadered be ??oJ ?hI strssue. They veaseil t? be (aesl awCtran ; A*& Basse the roent at tbriisusomer Oreaea. jUtomsm??it?4x .' Br wenss ssulthesasaansrbidtstole. " ?- - TraM*r tromth*T?see* bnvrt r WttH Sim 4 leaves eeerroil the msalant, kuoll. Aswt toer eb? vfrnrt. Sbs-wati-bni her. taw 1 * Imrvir Went oat. wilts lie sails nnAista* ; Aad abrairjheA.- Alt. Toe." but tbu-*,T t? J??lc, aaallaeaabirjelntb?snacVlt** - , - -r-avtshatt-irseeeirr ads^am. WltJl basatr *>at TraeraiMv- mc: Baewensm—?hl >? "esaobluueisesa Use Kfe. .'A?&lt;st?f£roejl'?sriu-ir;>rt?nfl>l"w. T? sorrow and ilarknea* burled. Xnst hsn alessoa easeal oatbi*— Tie tbe way ?(? v> IckMt vcvrU I lis the way ot the- aearM to sl'ftba -Tb? prUethal ia lichtlr won ; "XlKSbe arsvT "?* theworUl ?o?oiila.or emise. ' Wbea a rwrruev, d>#il Is ! Aa we vrateb onr brieve: ship* deperf, t ? W...
Dr. Lang. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
Dr. tang, " AJrai-o-AcsTRAi.iAN " ' of the jSeero petm Mail s;iy-:— J nn?l&lt;*rf:taii(I fhat the liev. Dr. Lang ha?> returned "to Londnit/and Li engaged iu rerieing a iicw edition of lusworfc on the " JLCiso ana Progress of Jtcligion in Australia." " A friend of injuo had the privilege of hearing him preach on board, one of the Aberdeen steamers on his vray to Lon don. The rev. g???tlemnn cxherted nn ntt?ntive audience from the text." Peace be with you" and. interlaced, the sormoa with tiresome of his experience across the--Pacific to Sun. I'VBiicif.co, through thr Rockj-. Mountains to 2fcw-"Yprfc, and thence to England/ preaching and" teaching and proclaiming the Gospel wherever it was poswble to gather tiro. tir tl?ree together. -
Seems Like a Dream! OR, PENELOPE'S STORY. (A Complete Tale.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 24 October 1874
Seems Like a Dream f ou f its elope**. KT?n\. T "*-\-K~-r- it ! 2fn£" I* ain't, ami trhetT* nion*. I etoji't thitek' I ever . fihall,' if r f grc.ir to be ?t old *w Jt">. .?Mctliitsalali, If it" TOSiTt for"tlte ring -on the third finger of my left hand, xmi flic T>Tjr fnel?l cake, anil the paCr of mcnV boots turning out their toes on the lwdrmnn hearth upstairs, I shmild certainly think I Timl been asleep and dreaming. How "did it nil h;:uneii ? Tlmf.s at easy question to n*.k T bat a. hard one to answer. Let uic try and think, iukl then perhaps I shall bo able to collect my thoughts a little. People atwayn used to pay, from my girlhood up, tbnt Penelope Liilhnvcn iran torn to be nil old maid. 1 wasn't a pretty child. My eyi>s were too big, ami my linir grew too low on my fort-head, anil there wan n, sallow look nbout hit skin. And then 1 had a way of always putting things- away mid tidying up j rooms after other people, and my little boxen and l>nre;iH drawers were ??? ...
New South Wales. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 28 October 1874
j New- South Wales. TN.its;iummary for Europe the Herald nnblisheflT the following interesting facta in connexion with the progress of this 'colony :-— s t Tlie past month has been marked by one of the events which, have now be come rare in the history of the mother ,coun,try. We. refer to , the annexation o£ Fiji,', wliich was formally ceded by Cacobau to Sir,' Hercules .Robinson, at Ovala.ii,, on-the 30th ultimo. , On the same day,.the-special Commissioner left fox the, Windward,.lslands, in H.M.S. Pearl, to obtain the signature of Maafu to tho. articles of cession. -When our special correspondent, forwarded the latest despatch to-hand, his Excellency had notrotumed, but was expected prior to the-,Bth instant, the date fixed for,the consummation of his special duties, snch as .hoisting tho,-British flag, 0~-c Mr. Consul "Layard will probably; fulfil tho duties of "Acting Governor until the in tentions of the Home Government are more folly known.- , Woharo much plea sure in, being ...
The Sydney University. (From the Herald.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 28 October 1874
The Sydney University. ( (From the JXeraU.} We have much pleasure in publishing the following statement, the munificent gift of Mrs.' Isabella. sAlex ander,-the widow of ttelar^tMr.Ttfaurice Alexander. This gnttlen-tan'was of the Hebrew persuasion, and, of long'and highly' respectable standing as a. ' mer chant in the city of Sydney. An obitu ary of Mr. Alexander was published in the SZerald immediately after Ida 'de cease a few months since. .** Memorandum of endowment offered to - the Sydney University by" the widow : of the late Maurice Alexander, Esq. " I propose to found a Bursary, to he called the' Maurice Alexandei-Bursary.' to enable a student whose means'would be otherwise insufficient to prosecute' his btudies as an undergraduate of the University of Sydney. , " In furtherance of this object, I have handed over to L. W. Levy, Esq., 'M.L.A., tho executor of my late hus band, tho sum of £1000, to ho placed in the hands ' of the Chancellor of the University, to be invested in...
Arrival of the Victorian Riflemen. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 28 October 1874
ArriTsI of the. Yieioriaa Riftes-en. Tee competitors from Victoria for il*' ! Intercolonial Bine Match, arrived, by. the.A-SJf. Company's steamship'BaaS' shortly after 2 o'clock Te^?t3aT\ afternoon," after maicnjy an" tmrtsaaOy* ite cenmmttee ?iveriised' J shxioasry -waiting 1 dn' J .Qie^%fii^ v ffor; v the" -.' arrival of the' 8 o'clock there -was no sJgk'of tjtis Bak gatira; and," after mating for , ano?ier' 7 i-otny the iiion dispersed. At alittld r.ftcr 1- o'clock the vessel wss signalled .-ct ilig^inE , , Kid -a. large a number of .vchiuteers, who bad been lounging- , sbo-.it since r.:icar'iT honrisTfiCiaormnj;, nude their wt to end shortly after '2 o'clock o;:r Victorian visitors arrived, evidently in 500 a co;iiiitior., jani they verc most- enthusiastically received. -Vmongst the persons on the wharf wuit ing to receive the Melbourne meu. rrc noticed Lieutcuant-Coloael Riclmrdsou, Majors liajmond aad Baynoe, Captains Christie, Strong-, Aircy, Coiapton, and Wells, Lieutenants ...
Tunnel Between England and France. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 28 October 1874
Tunnel Between England and France. .Xnit project>tt> wnstrijc*' a tamer tween France and'England is' assuming; a practical phase. Tho capitalists and engineers -embarked, in .this gigantic enterprise, demand a concession of thirty years instead of th?l iinety-nine'ustially accorded to railway companies, and ask for neither guarantee nor grant. Fur-' ther, they 'are ready to advance a sum of four millions for prehminary investi gations. The project in question con sists in tho immerging of a duct on the. English and French coasts, and the' boring of two long galleries from each side. Of the result of the enterprise (says the Journal de Calais) there, can be no doubt. The soul of the enter prise—with M.M. Michel Chevalier, Leon Say' and Eothschild— is M. Laval ley, an engineer, who has surmounted the greatest difficulties in construction of the Suez Canal, and without whom that gigantic enterprise could not have been accomplished. -. M. Lavalley estfc matesthe cost of the workat...
PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENTS. Nasova, Fiji, 10th October, 1874. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 28 October 1874
KiscTi, Fiji, 10th October, lf7-?. iiis Eicelieacy the Goveraor has- been' r-'-c.-isi;d to make the following provisionail ap pointments, pcndiag.tbo noSificarion of her "?Is"efty'Rpleosnreas'BitKesaid.;r— "j The Hon. Edgar Leopold' Layard, Esq., to be Vice-Presulettt of the Executive Council and Adsoinistrator of' the. Government in the absence of the Governor; the jSon. John Boies- Tharstony """"50.., to*be Colorrial Secree- \ ?taryssudririrtrtrrr-Segietat; "fie* ] Hqrtou. Kao- i the-Hon. Bobert sin, ta> i he Seecetaxr for Safive- Attains suxd?egia ?tiairJGeneral; the H*on.'"WsutorFrancia "Bsery gTrtehinarm, to be TJBBs sh&s?mcltCf*, "Irrivato' Secretary for the rxacsactjonofrther "tastees* of Fiji ; Dsxid -Keg.., to to chief , inspector to the Corvnt?raent-; Lieutenant Henry -Olive, Boyat Marines "Light Infantry; to be srrperlntwadent- of police. "Execativc; Cyril H. X. lrvaiie, Esq., to be Clerk o£ the "Cxecotiv**- Council and Despatch Clerk in the ColiMiial 'Secretar...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 28 October 1874
czT-zetael Cart: for*Gc'j,tirui llHisinillsin.—A-.'fn- ""*;?*' e.--;:'C dl C3TT-.p:.-.;:;t? Is tbe the bjcz-d, -;r Mczt rz"z:z.lly ,-r.tczzis l>z-l dizre?tio3,-producer lzz*j;::i:;:i iri:h ztrer-.t- 'iPtiTlTtv, nnil iztsTcstesthaTranft c£ .-. rrr.->r-"r circ-zlaUcn cf rbii-z;:-J, v.z.:ch witri i Is Irs- —rltlr izrzrrevz.t'-. thrze; &lt;Hiorders. I'il'.s zze V.f za r-zr-.r.-rln;: a. r.azr.re, that a.fsir (lz.vr3tr.toz. !n rzre'*M cfzi-cz.nztl preventive r.sraiz?fc 'eCeeia ,i; tlie KTlser-vue' n e-irtaia czzre. TT-.t Oint rr.-:.- rzio-Z-il, al :cz?t t ?*?'£- a z:.y, oo ticrcvslzt-r rnbrjeS" Ir-ts 'zlze r-czzs azTeczfei, litter tr-e-r hare heea rsrzlciestly tiercbj faciU"zz;fi inirodzzzilca ot tie OUtsze* to tr.* Trends.—Z.OTT. ? Pshizibzzd ">? TzTOKAS 3. EOTC3 an* li*r^i ~&?M fSffP*"'? i:: ' s "" !i^^,^