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Fatal Occurrence at Newcastle. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
Fatal Occurrence at Newcastle. SnoETt-Y after daylight on Wednesday morning, when the men employed at the cranes, and the lumpers, went to work, a man was seen lying on the rails, opposite iTo. 5 crane, apparently asleep ; but on" examination, it was found that a coal waggon had passed over his neck. Tho body was quite rigid-and lay between the_ rails on the permanent way. It ap peared as if the man (a sailor named G. ] Danchers, belonging tti the ship Peeress, ] now loading at "No. G Crane!), when on his way to his sriip, being at the time in liquor, laid down under an empty -truck, thinking no doiibt he was perfectly cafe in so doing ; but l.y the shunting of empty waggons out hy thos." already empty, a waggon must have'been driven a few feet forward and gone over the deceased's neck whilst it -was on . the rail. The occurrence (says the Filot) probably took' place shortly after ten o'clock on Tuesday night, as the de ceased was last seen a few minutes be fore that hour, by one of...
Remarkable Stroke of Lightning. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
Semarkable Strops of Light .ning. The following clipping from the Mmt land 3£ercury tends to confirm ns in the opinion, formed in our youth in con sequence of a shock of this kind, that it is possible to be struck by lightning without "being kflled*.: - Though in our case the stroke was not safficiently vio lent to throw v* to the earth, the mo mentary uhcorzKcionsnes? was produced, but as this passed away a peculiar, quivering sensation ' was. experienced in the brain, and every muscle in the body was contracted ss in a powerful galvanic Eaoc""-- Beyc-ni i!"s no nam was experienced. The sensuticir.s caused by lightning .strokes as descrilictl be ' low, may bo relied en as accurate. ;? thuziuerstcirru, Alfred 3&lt;z)ert -Grant, ;' czzzploved tzt I>rovrr.'s "Ez-chuizero Hotel, .' cf abont thirU'ca years, and ztnothcr boy !; named Tier, were passing slang Bourkc- j ] street. As they came opposite the tele- i i graph post in front of Mr. E. P. Cap per's residence, the lightn...
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1874. Reduction of the Hours of Labor. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
SATURDAY,- OCTOBEK '31, 1874. Redaction of the Uoant of labor. Amojcii the many, evidences of the in creasing power of tho labouring clusse.t, is tho success that is attending every where the movement for shortening the honrs of Inltor. From. Newcastle in I Kngland to Xevreastlc at Uio antipodes,' , labor is struggling against capital and ! winning solid advantages. So much of Into vrars hare associations of working i men. increased, and tlicir organization perfected, that capital, when pitted ngainst them, succumbs, ami is forced In make terms.: The kuccckK of thi.i .xUorb-hour movement" is manifest- nut only in England, the great centre- of in dustry, Vmt also in franco, in Ilcljriuiu, and in America. In this colony also lias the movement liegun, lint its Microns si> far lias, not bcon so gn-at as the friends, of thin reform have tri-ihcd. Tlicre is little doubt that tlic efforts ?produced on man. by coasclcss toil are disastrous in the extreme. Physi cally and morally, he dege...
Local and General News. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
Local and General News. Tire \Vr~vrut:—.— The weather for Hie nxntthroe clayniiaslieeri MHtiov.-hatnrantlctl.. nnrt'oneor two thun&lt;t.-r=jto;m'? h?ve occurred The river has heen freshened with n. copious supply of mini, nuil tliu urriiappy drinkers of water from this polluted source, may take ?mine, ftinsolatiim from the f?ct, that they have l?ecn provided whh an excellent Knbsti luto for pca-Kouii. Wi> have >,mall doubt that n little of thW aijita para k?.-? a groat way. W? have lew* doubt tliat the sooner it all ilix-x, and we get a Cresh t.up~p!y, the butter Xor most of nx. ?-\ Valuable liECirK.— The Junrnal nf CTi'cmhiry publbhc-t ?n:cir>e for the urstrue tk>? of' vrluclt, if it l>o one-half as cfttuhcioibi us it is Ktatcil to be,: will prove iuvulunblc. jlot,alura water is a recent as an insecticide. It will destroy red ami Mack ants., cockroaches, spiders, chiiitc l>?s?, ami all 1112 cnm-liug jii.--.ts which infe?s our hou-os. Take two pounds of alu...
Official Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
Official Correspondence. ** Yonr most obedient Servant, "JOHS RAIL " Under Secretary." ' "W. C. Browne, Esq., 3IJ,, - 311 Ma^cro-riii-street, Sydney." THE following official correspondence, kindly forwarded to ns by our worthy zaember, -will chow that Zlr. Broivnc, though absent, escr- ciscs the .*:?rcc vigilance as ever over the dis- trict -which lie represents, and raoro, thr.t he. exerciser thnt vigiljuice to some pun>osc. " Department of Public 'Worts " Sydney, October'26th, IS7-1. " SlE,—ln reference to yoiir letter of .the 30t!t ultimo xenuestin" tb.it, that portion of the Singleton tad Gresford Ko.-?I. froia the juaction of Cooper's Flat Itoiul to Sojce's. r.t GJcuclcn iniifiiti l>c ivlricccl' on tec Schedule of Minor T-oads 107 187S, I :i? novr directed to inforra thr.t. the "Secre tary for Public Works hr-3 approred of the road in question beinjj so placed npon the Schstlulc for 20 railes, Sth class—Xl4U. " I have the honor, to be, Sir. " Your most obedient Servant, "...
Public School League. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
Public School League. A pdbuc meeting in connexion with the re form sought to be brought about in the edu cational system of the colony, was held, ac cording to announcement, in the Mechanics' Institute, on Thursday evening last. The ?: deputation sent by the League consisted of the Revs. Jasv Greenwood, and W. Bradley.- Considering that. the greater part of the : afternoon had been wet and r-tormy, the at-: tendance, which could not have been less than 150, was Tvery good, ; Leaving .out the repeated demonstrations of applause, the order which prevailed, daring the whole pto cecdiugs might have done credit to many a church. proverbial pin might -have been heard to: dropT "l-ad- rmyonoteed: the exTieriment. Tho Rev. W. Of. B. Stephinaon was voted to preside. '?.'; Having: explained that Capt. Loder had been- prevented -thro-agh the in clemency of the weather from taking the chair, he. formally commenced the. proceed ings by reading &efoUowin? . Manifesto ''"Ot the New. South...
LONDON. October 23. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
LONDON. October; 23. , The British representative at the Vatican has been withdrawn. October 24. - The Government officially confirm the report of the capture of Nana Sahib by the Maharajah of Scinde, in Gwalior. It is reported that "Prince Bisroarck will, in behalf of Germany, send a note of remonstrance to France, if. the com plaints of the Spanish Government of French interference with Spanish affairs are unsatisfied at the end of October. Money is easier. The com market is ijuiet—eastf. Home deliveries are small, bat foreign arrivals are abundant. In the wool market' prices have slightly given way. Manufacturers are stocked. The copper market is. excited, and quotations fluctuate from .day to day." Chili is fjuoted at £81 to JEBS. The tin market is easier, owing to Australian arrivals. - Australian tin ore, superior parcels, sold by tender, have realized £50 to £56; and medium parcels of Australian ore, sold by tenfier, have realized £38 to £48. "Mew Zealand hemp has sold at ful...
Singleton Post Office. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
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Synopsis of Latest News. (Condensed from the Papers.) [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
Synopsis of Latest Hews. ( Condensed from the Papers.) The Dnbbo Municipal Council have unanimously resolved to invite the Honorable Henry Partes to visit the -town, having ree-eived a petition from the ratepayers praying them to do so. The following scratchings of horses have taken place in Melbourne: Leon, for ;fhe Derby; All Fours, for tlie Hurdle. Race;; Shah and Near, for all engagements. Hook is backed heavily for the Derby at 6* to I. Melbourne is first favourite for tlie "Derby at 5 to 1. - Tlie tribntor of the Queen Company at! Ballarat has been arrested for steal ing two hundred and fifty ounces of S? la " The Opera Company were to appear at the Melbourne Town Hall last night. The City "of Melbourne Bank has declared a dividend of eeven per cent. Tho Waratah Coal Company have declared a dividend of 20s. per share. j Messrs. Dickinson and James Wilson | have been dechired directors. | Tlie mail steamer Flintshire left Batavia on the 22nd instant. There was nnothor heavy thu...
Cable News. (From the Herald.) NANA SAHIB. Singapore, October 26. [Newspaper Article] — The Singleton Argus and Upper Hunter General Advocate — 31 October 1874
" Cabls 2~e~d. (From the jLtcralu.^ NASA. SAHIB. Singapore, October 26. Jx is represented that Nana Sahib had been wandering in the North-eastern Provinces of Bhotan and Assam, and that he crossed over to Barreily (a dis- trict in the North-western Provinces'); ; but it is denied that ha went to Neroaul. A difference of opinion has arisen amongst medical men as to bis age, nnd the question of identity is causing deep interest. Mr. Tressider, -a surgeon, who was at Cawnpore in 1857, the year in which Nana Sahib perpetrated his horrible atrocities, fails to recognise him. Other witnesses have, however, been called, including Messrs, Mowbray and Thompson. The Scindia who arrested him is convinced that the prisoner is none other than Nana Sahib.