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Market News. SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Market News. SYDNEY PRODUCE MARKET. Wheat. — N.S.W., prime new 4s to 4b Id, inferior new 3b 5d to 3s fld. Cbickwheat.— 2s lid to 3a 2d, screenings 2s 5d to 2s 8d. Flour.— N.S.W., f JO 10*. Barley.— Cape, 3s Od to 3s 2d. Bran. 7d ; pollard, Tj'd. Cbaff.— N.S.W. prime green £3 17s 6d to £i 2s 6d, medium from £'A Os ; imported prime £4, medium from £3 ; New South Wales extra choice, to £4 7a °d. Oaten Hay.— Prime rack, £( 6s Od to £i 2s 6d ; medium from £3 7s 6d. Lucerne Hay. — Hunter River prime now, £2 2s 6d to £-1 5s, medium £1 10s ; ioferior £1 5s ; inland in trusses, £2 7s 6d to £2 10a ; small bales £2 15s to £3. Straw. -New South Wales bundle, £2 to T2 6s ; derrick £2 2s 6d tu £3 2s 6d ; im ported derrick £2 10s. Oats.— Prime N. S. Wales feed 2s 6d, Rood 2s 5d, medium 2s 4d ; Tartarian seed, 2s 8d. Maize.— Best new 2s lOd : best old 3e to 3s Id. Potatoes- -N.S- W.. mArHnm £3 7a fid in £4 ; prime, £4 5s ; Tasmanian Circulars, £5 Onione. —Port Arlington, medium, £4 15a, best £5 to ...
The Paris Exhibition of 1900. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
The Paris Exhibition of 1900. In presiding at a meeting cf the Paris Exhibition Commission, the Prince of Wales Baid that the exhibition bids fair to surpass any of its predecessors in extent and splen dour. Gertnauy had voted £250,000, and Switzerland £66.090 for their representation. Tbe vote for the British caurt was £75,000, which hiB Royal Highness feared would prove insufficient for the purpose, lie trust ed that in view of tbe itnpnrttnce of the oc casion the Treasury would be prevailed upon to considerably augment the amount ef tbe vote. India and tbe colonies, as well an the great industries of tbe Tnpire would be largely represented.; and answering the keen rivalry in manufactures, it wns neces sary to give prominence to the industrial section. Britain bad an opportunity of at sertiug her commercial supremacy, and he trusted her display would not be unworthy of the Empire,
MAITLAND STOCK SALES. MONDAYS MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
MAR'LAND STOCK SALES. Mondays Market. In the cattle section a large euppljr was forward, consisting chiefly of prime quality. The demand was active. Valnes throughout were in advance of last Thursday's ratefe. Best bullocks made £6 Us ; good £3 to £6 10s ; trade sorts £4 to £4 15s; others £3 to £3 15b. Cows, best £4 to £1 12s 6d ; good £3 to £3 10s ; others £2 to £2 10s. Calces in small supply, good demand, and advanced prices realised. Extra prime vealers made 35s to 4Os ; prime 25b to 30s ; goud ISs to 20s ; others from 10s 6d. Sheep in moderately large supply, demand active, nmiket Letter. Best crossbred vrelkers made 10s 6d ; good 8s to 9b ; ewes, 8s to 8s Cd ; merino wethers, best 8s to 9s ; good 7s to 7s 6d ; light and medium 4a 6d to 6s ; lambs, 4s 9d to 7b. Fat and store pigs in small supply De mand extremely active. Values tbe highest seen for years. Very few large bacon pins forward. Best mi.de 45a to 60s ; good 36s to 4Os ; prime porkers. 25s to 32a 6d ; good 18s to 22s 6...
SYDNEY FAT STOCK SALES. MONDAY'S MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
SVDNEY FAT STOCK SALES. Monday's Market. Sheep.— 6599 were varded, the supply being much below tbe requirements. Tbe market opened to the usual attendance, with a good advance on last Thursday's values, prices throughout being th« best at Fleming ton for some time. Lambs were scarce, and continue to sell well( Prime enssbred wethers to lls Gd, pood 8s 6d to 9s 6d ; prime crossbred ewes to 109, extra lls, good 8s to 9s ; prime merino wethers to 10s, good 8a to 9s, medium 5s to 68 6d ; prime merino ewes to 7s 6d. good 6s to 6s 6d, medium 4s to 5s ; prime lambs 8s, good 6s to 7s, medium %H tU OS. Cattle.— 1024 were yarded, comprising about 470 from North. 380 from West, 140 from South, and 220 from Queensland, generally of fair to good quality. The mnr cet opened brisk lo a good attendance of buyers, and prices were much better through out, showing a rise of 10s to 15s per bead on last Thursday's rates. Prime yards of bul locks to £7, few £7 17s, good £5 to £6, medium to £4 ; prime ynn...
Quirindi Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Quirindi Races. The annaal meeting of tbe Quirindi Jockey Club was held on Wednesday and Ihareday last, in the presence of a Rood attendance of spectators. The following are the results : — FIRST PAY. Opening Handicap of 20 sovs; 6 rur longs.— Marshall, 1 ; Tom Oook, 2 ; Underhand 3. Eight started. Pace Welter, a handicap of 15 sovs ; minimum weight, 7st 7lbs ; 6 fur longs — Residue, 1 ; Lady Astliore, 2 ; Buckthorns, 3. Eight start ed. Bouough Handicap of 15 sovs ; 6 far longs. — Truth, 1; Residue. 2; Liberty, 3. Nine started. Tattersall's Handicap of 40 sovs; second horse to receive 5 sovs from the prize ; 1 mile. —An Re voir, 1 ; Tanner, 2 ; Eelort, 3. Ten started. Hack Race, a handicap of 6 sovs ; 6 furlongs.— Madeline 1 ; Buck thorns, 2; Revo, 8. Fift--n started. Visitoe's Handicap of 15 sovs ; 6 fur longs. — Truth and Beauclerc ran a dead heat. A protest was en tered against Truth for boring, which was upheld, and the rider, Charles Pearson, iva9 disqualified for tbe rest of t...
Queensland National Bank. The Directors to be Prosecuted. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Queensland National Bank. The Directors to be Prosecuted. In connection with tbe Queensland National Bank, tbe Crown Prosecutors (MtBBrs. Mansfield, Rutiedge, and Jameson) have presented a report to the Attorney-General npon the ques tions submitted them by his direction on his return to Queensland. The A l.rnrnBT-lTpnsirfil in tliin rpnnrt lins directed proceedings to b- instituted against the late directors and auditors. Proceedings be taken— CM For offences under section 80 of the Larceny Act ; (2) for conspiraoy to commit these offences ; (8) for conspiracy to defraud and deceive (he shareholders of the bank and the public by false represen tations as to tbe bank's solvency. With matters in their present stage, no reference to the questions which will soon come before a criminal court for decision can be made. Whit can reasonably be expected is a fen more revelations regarding the manner in which banking business was conducted in those ' good old days ' when Aus tralia generally...
A Heavy Clip. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
A Heavy Clip. ' Bruni,' in tbe ' Australasian,' says : — '? Th« must successful nick with the Vermont merinos that has come under my notice is with the Widgipwa stud, the property of Mr. J. S. Horsfall, I have received a re turn cf tlm shearing of 1897, drawn up by the manager, Mr. Morrison, mill UU1J iuf neigiibs uuu ujr m»uc ui the shepp are remarkably heavy. ThiB stud was for many years bred to high class Tasmania merinos and the wool from tbe flock was of tbe bigbeBt quality among Ei«erina merinos. Some yeara ago Mr. Horsfall was in duopd to try an infusion of Vermont blood, and the result was so satisfactory that he has since used Vermont sires largely in his stud. At last year's shearing 21 stud rams gave an average of 291b. 12oz., the heaviest weight be ing 411b.; 5 two-tooth rams averaged 27ib. 14oz., 19 two-tooth ranis aver aged 211b. Bot., and 10 two-tooth rams averaged 20lb. IIok. Twenty stud ewes yielded an average of 21lb. 14oz., 186 ewes averaged 17Hi. 6oz., 16 two too...
Alleged Cattle Stealing. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Alleged Cattle Stealing. At the Moree Quarter Sessions on Thurs day, Riohard Jurd md Edward Crawford pleaded not guilty upn being charged with stealing a bullock tbe property of tbe A. J.S. Bub at Terry-Hie-hie When two witness es had been examined Fudge Gibson request ed the jury to retire aad examine the hide, and us the evidence as to the brand on hide and tbe ownership vai not sufficient to warrant further dealing with the cse, the guilty. This was the Case where accused hod been watched for some day* and on constable Dalton gallojiog up to the stock yard after hearing a rifle Bhot found a bullock on the groand'with its throat out and tbe brand out-cut. . -
The " Maine" Disaster. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
The 'Maine' Disaster. The victimB --f the terrible explosion on board the United Slates cruiser Ha'ne were accorded a public 'uueralat Havana. There was an impressive military display. The theitrcs in Havana weie closer], and the newspapers published witi.mouroingbirders. It is surges t'.d tbat the disaster was caused by the explosion of one of the mines in Havana harbour. The iflosive sympathy shown by the Spaniards b connection with the calamity is irritating the Americans. Tho United States Congress has voted 200,000 lol. for the work of recovering the bodies, aid also for the operations iu at tempting to raise the Maine.
Dramatic Club. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Dramatic Club. A meeting of the members of the ibove club was hold on Tuesday evening, whei the bnlnnce sheet of the recent eutertairment was adopted. The nett proceeds after pay ir.£ all expenses amounted to £1 6s ; 19 of which was a donation from Mr. W II. Young, bninff the amount of his nccoun'. for cartage **f furniture, etc.. for the entertain ment The aru.pnnt has been handed to tlie Treasurer of the School of Arts.
Sad Death at Scone. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Sad Death at Scone. A sad death is repa-ted from Scone through typhoid fever, the v.ctirn being a young man named James Casey, as;ed 26, son of M r. Edward Casey, of Kavuga. After being admitted to the Scone Hospital on Monday week he was in a v«ry had s'ote, aud suf fering from dtlirinra. The warder left him oh Wednesday momine for a few minutes, afr«r haiini, Kcmn with dim fn^ eoiroixl hnitrc and, seizng the opportunity, Caeeygot up and ran into the street. The warder pur rued him and brought him back again, but hardly l-od he been placed iu his room agiin than be once more escaprd by getting through the window of the institution. He ran down the street, reaching the Church of England before tfae warder caught him. With assistance, the sufferer was placed in the hospital, but he died on the following day.
Bankruptcy Meeting. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Bankruptcy Meeting. The single meeting in the eiute of Philip Hartmann, of Timor, laborer, was held it the Court HoilBe, Murrurundi, nn Wednesday lost, before the District /iejistrar. The statement of affair* hied e jawed the liabili ties to be £70 14s (id, an* the assets £«. Then- were no proved creditors in the estate. Bankrupt ascribed his bankruptcy ti wnnt of employment in the pnst, sickness ami di ath in his family, nnd to the fact that the wages he was now receiving were not suffi cient to enable him to obtain the necessarins of life, and pay off nis old deb:s. The examination was declared concluded.
Colours. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Colours. Women who are possessed of- ruddy complexions should bear in mind that the light green now so fashionable is not suited to them, because It Is a colour which- has the effect of producing an over-heated appearance. A delicate green, on the othe'r hand, is favourable to pale blonde complexions, because it imparts a rosiness to such complexions red, its complementary colour, being re favourable colour for almost every kind of complexion, because reflecting yellow it increases that tint when it is present in the skin or hair ; it gives to an olive ' complexion a jaundiced look. Blue, again, is unsuitable to brunettes because it adds to the darkness of the complex ion. Yellow, orange, and red suit dark people, because, contrasting with the dark skin and hair, they not only show to greater advantage themselves, but en- ; rich the hue of the black.
Knitting Materials, Needles, &c. [Newspaper Article] — The Murrurundi Times and Liverpool Plains Gazette — 26 February 1898
Knitting Materials, Needles, &c. Silk, wool, worsted, and cotton can be brought into requisition. Silk requires to be handled by a ^gdoS .-knitter, be- ; cause the needles are-liable to pierce I and spoil. silken threads. With that' calle* Danish silk very nice socks , or children's stockings can be knitted. The ? finest and softest wool is that used in j Scotland with which the Shetland shawls are fabricated, but it. Is not procurable in this country. Pyrenean is fine, but ; iimre Lwisiea. fcnawis ana veils Knutea of this in small patterns are very light, and yet warm. The so-called Shetland wool is the next in size, and that is fol- ' lowed by Andalusian. After these come ' the Berlins and fleeces, of which men- I tlon has been maile elsewhere. The ] above are mostly fitted for fancy knit- I ting of fancy goods. Rider yarn is a very soft material for socks. Scotch yarn and fingering are stronger, but not so smooth. Worsteds are cheaper, and vary in thickness and quality. S...