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Morpeth Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
Morpeth Borough Council. Ihe customary fortnightly meeting of this Council was held in the Council Chamber, Morpeth, last evening. There were present: The Mayor (Dr. Bennett), Aldermen White, Campbell, Sucker, Burg, Hay dorj~ Kebblewhite, and Wakely. Minutea of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. ? Correspondence. — The correspondence r2ad in cluded letters from Mr. J. W. Bowes, M.P., explain ing that the Council's letter re the deputation to the Minister of Works about the Victoria Bridge did not reach him in time, and he was consequently prevented from joining it. He was present in the next room to the Minister while the depu tation was interviewing him, but having received no word from the Council did not go |ln ; he saw Messrs. Brunker and Gillies, and explained the matter to them, and also showed them the telegram he had received from the Mayor. Prom the Board of Health, Sydney, in reply to the Council's letter, stating that the Board had no funds with which to pay a ...
ELLALONG C.C. v COMBINED ELLALONG AND MILLFIELD C.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
EL? ILONG C.C v COMBINED ELLALONQ AND M1LLFIELD C.C. ADv?ryinte,re?t[dBfi°meofolIo'Jetwas w.'i lessed at Millfield pi.i^Urd$i fl8 iHbetWHeSD-UnB'8 St™ ™d combined team of Mlalong, MiPfltld. and Watti-on. The Combined Teaii won the toss, and decided to face the bowling ol E. Bridge and W Horn, which was dead on. and to the disgu«t of the Bppctatora and the Combined Team (of whom great things were expected! 'r,X80;S dl''M§? °'or thf, insismficant scwe of 34 ruts r?? 8 Team then handled the v.aiow, and owing to the battine cf the two Br.d-esand A. Campbe'l the score of 4awc3Boo5 reached, leaving the Stars thus 14 on the lead. The Combined Eleven agnra tackled the bowlii-?, butott!Ti-? to the biK score of B3, wh;ch w.-s reached by ^ . Bridge (but wjo also wa8 misled three ti-nea). they soon totted ud 94. leav.v.g the Start thus T 81 *- w!nr . Although an outsider I could ace the Stare had the Tight gl.t in them, for they played up to the 1- it. The innipcs te-minated for G3. The Combine...
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
THE DAY. ? Jambary 31.— St. Marcella, widow 410. St. Madoc, also called Aldan, blihop of Feriu in Ireland, £32. St. Serapion, martyr, 1240. St. Cyrua and St. John, martyrs. St. Peter NolaBoo, 125H. Born. — Ben Jonaon. 1674, Westminster. Died.— Prince Cttarles Edward Stuart, 1788 ; Clara Clairon, 1803, Paris Events.— the Lighting of the Beacons in anticipation of a French Invasion, 1804. « ? ?? . .
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
I ABSTBACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. | TO-MOKHOW, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1. !' Mr J N. Brunkek, ot the Campbell's Hill yards, at eleven, ? ' lib 1«t cattle; 800 fat elieop; 100 fat lamba; 70 iat and f store pigs —At Newcastle, nt two, produce, on account of !'. Hunter RWcr farmera. ?'? Hioqens; MAKSnALL, & Co., at the Campbell's Hill yards, at '-'? eleven, 70 fut cnttle ; 480 fat sheep ; SO fat andetore pigs. -?? Mr E. W. Sparke, at the Campbell's Hill yards, at eleven, ; ? 140 fat cattle ; 200 tat sheep ; CO fat and store pigs ; 10 choice springers.— At twelve, 200 store cattle. ??'? H. K. Farmers & Consumers Co., at Morpeth, at half-pust i\' nine, farm and dairy produee.— At the Western MarketB, iv' Newcastle, at three, farm and station produce. ?'??' Mr. H. O'KEiti., at Newcastle, at three, larm produce. \ SHIPPING. MESSAGERIES MAEITIMES' — SYDNEY TO LONDON, VIA PARIS. Steamers o£ 5000 tons, under postal contract with the French Government, calling ab MELBOURNE, ADELAIDE, ...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. Kitchen Garden : Continue to bow for succession peaB. beans, turnips, carrots, lettuce, parnips, radish, paraley, and all herbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery. Pull up forward crops of keeping onions, and stop shoots of pumpkins, vegetable marrow, oucumbers, &o. ~\\ ater plants that hnve lately been put out, se- d beds, and young feedlings — Flower Garden : Nothing ppoils the appearance ol a garden 80 much as weeds and dead leaves: these should be removed as they appear. Water Bliould not be spared, care being taken to do bo only alter the buu has gone tlown. Trim and regulate plants Dahliasmay be planted. Sta'-eand carefully tie up Buoh as require it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching midday sun.— Obchakd and FnuiT Gaiiden : Bud fruit trees, roses, and choice shruba Carefully attend to vines, beeping them lree from viecds and insects. Gather ripe fruit, Thin what is superfluous. Birds...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. '' , r-n i HiRh Water at Son Sok i'o jjl Newcastle. Rises. Sets. !§- ? ; ? \ . .. *a | Morn. [ Even. . ' n. m. j n. m. 'i I n. m. I n. m. January .. 31 Wed. S . 24 7 . 4 24 3.3 3 . 38 February. 1 TUurs. 5 . 25 7 . 3 25 4 . 15 4 . 52 2 Fri. 0 . 2G 7 . 2 20 5 . 2G G . 0 8 Sat. 5 . 27 7 . 1 27 6 . 28 G . 63 4 Sun. 5 . 28 7,0 28 7 . 19 7 . 42 5 Mon. 5. 29 7. 0 29 8.3 8 . 23 G Taefl. 5 . 20 G . 59 0 8 . 42 ' 9 . 1 Chances op the Moon. Last Quarter. Monday. January 29. 2h. 5Gm. a.m. New aioon, Tuesday. February G, 7n. 50 n. a.m. Kirft Quarter, Tuesday, February 13, 8n.4Sm. p.m. Full Moon, Tuesday, February liO, 12h. 2lm. p.m.
TAREE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
TAREE. In my last I stated that it was like rain, and that a downpour was imminent, and we have juBt been viaited by such. Rain began about 10 a.m. on Saturday, and rained heavily all day, and also continued throughout Saturday night and Sunday. We have now had sufficient, as the ground is soaked, and it is hoped the weather will clear up. Grass is very plentiful up here, and all stock look well. A butter factory is to be started at Purfleet, and it is anticipated that it cannot be otherwise than a success, as it will be of very great benefit to Taree, Wingham,'and Tinonee, and the one at Jones' Island is rather too distant. On the 26th instant the s.s. John Gollanran on a schnapper excursion, and was well attended with success. On the same day, many residents of Taree went to a picnic at Woolla, and spent a most happy day, as everything was admirably arranged for the com fort of the guests, and I am glad to state it was a brilliant success. A cricket match took place at Taree on Sa...
CRICKET. MARYLEBONE C.C. v. BRANXTON C.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
CRICKET; MARYLEBONE C.C. v. BRANXTON C.C. On Anniversai.; Day the above olub3 met on the Mp.lthnd Prrk, the result beh'! an eriy ^'.1 for the Mp.yle'sby 1C1 runs. The Maryle'a w.nniig the toss decid:d to bat. No. flan and Dimmock facing the bowUng of Eokert and Wright; Rum came steadily till 40 was on the board, when Dimmock wr cau^ht by McLean. Sohubert then followed, both playin* well when Norman was caught for 33. Schubert got 25 and Cook 12 by good ci.'oket, the ln',t wicket falling for 129 ri'Dj, Branxton made a bad etr-t, their first three men being dis missed for nothing, but Cosstick by vigorous hitting put up 50, and McLean. 20, noue of the others getting into double fl™;''e3. The innings closed for 100. An adjournment w;5 maue for dinner, which was pat taken of at Mr. John Ba-iy's Hotel. On resuming play, Normrn and Schubert mide a great stand in the second innings, putting up 149 before -eing eepp-ated, both playing sterling orlcket. Cook, 3immock, and McG' ign also playe...
COONABARABRAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
COONABARABRAN. Mr. Walker Davidson's numerous friends will bo sorry to learn that while handling a young horse on Saturday last, the horse made a plunge, Mr. DavidBon's foot was caught in a loop in the rope and he was thrown down heavily. It wbb found the bone which forms the arch of the instep was knocked out of joint, and the foot ininred in other resDects. However, under the care of Dr. Failes, the jolly sur veyor is progressing as favourably as the nature of the accident will permit, but I am afraid it will be somo time ere he will be about again. A child of Mr. Goldfinches, of Gowang, which had received an injury to the head, fell out of bed the other night on the injured head, when Dr. Failes was sent for and attended to the little one's injuries I am informed the child was in a critical state till the doctor dressed the head. I am sure everyone will sympathise with Mr. and Mrs. Moylan in the Ios3 of their infant daughter, who died on Saturday. The little one had been ailing f...
WEATHER REPORT. Wednesday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
WF.ATHEE REPORT. TBt Telegraph.! Wednerday afternoon. Sydney Observatory, 1 p.m. -.—Victoria and the Straits: Unsettled to showery generally. — Tas- mania: Fine, but cloudy generally. — New South Wales: Fine in the west; cloudy, duM, or threat ening in other parts; showery on paits of the coast. FOEECAST ISSUED TO-DAY. New South Wales : Winds fresh to light, easterly to northerly on the coast ; easterly north of Port Macquarie ; weather hot and unsettled, with scattered thunderstorms and showers probable. Brisbane, W- dnesday. Mr. Wragge reports ff*ther rough weather may be expected along the coast from between S.E. and E.N.jdi. from Smoky Cape ; a ('sttfrbance erso exists South from Jerv is Bay.
Sydney Markets. TREBECK, SON, AND CO.'s REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
Sydney Markets. - TREBECK, SON, AND CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle. — 2600 yarded, too many for require ments ; prices lower throughout — best beef, 10s 6d to lls per lOOlbs. ; good to beBt lots bullocks, £3 15s to £4 18s. Fat Sheep. — 49,500 penned; good sheep closed firmer— good to bc3t lots merino wethers, 5s 4d to 6s lOd ; ewes, 3s 6d to 5s. Store Cattle. — Firmer, but the demand requires to strengthen further ; goed aged bullocks delivered Hunter to -10s. Store Sheep. — Better demand New England way j early shorn 4-tooth and G-tooth wethers, 43 to 4s 3d ; good fattening ewes, 3s 3d to 3s Gd. Stations. — We have some enquiry at limited values. There appears no immediato prospect of improvement. Wool. — Weekly sales have now given way to fortnightly offerings. At the last sale the selection offering was for the most part composed of medium ?wools, and tho market showed a slight inclination in buyers' favour. Sheepskins. — Unchanged for good woolled skins, 3Jd to 4ijd per lb. Hides. — F...
NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
NEWCASTLE. Yesterday the appearance or some of the police force with side arms and accoutrements caused j some little excitement. Superintendent Mears was in town, and this was made the occasion of a parade. Police protection has been granted to the Stockton pit, where a number of non-unionists have been en gaged to work. About 120 men have been engaged from elsewhera to do the work. The men them selves who are out on strike against the yardage re duction, seem, from what we can judge, to be anxious to resume work, but there is no chance now of a conference by means of which the dispute can be terminated, as the mine manager absolutely refuses to talk, the matter over. Meanwhile the nonunion ists will receive protection, and it is reported that a ship has been engaged to convey the nonunion ists across the water to and from work. Matters are at a very critical point. The annual meeting of the members of the School of Arts was held last evening in the lecture hall of the institution....
Singleton Markets. SINGLETON WEEKLY PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
Singleton Markets. SINGLETON WEEKLY PRODUCT CIRCULAR. Wheat, per bushel, 3s 6d to 3s 9d ; maize, ditto, 2s 6d to 2s 9d; hay, lucerne, per ton, £2 r- £2 103 j ditto, oaten and wheaten, ditto, £3 to £3 10s ? potatoes, per cwt., 5s to 63 ; onions, ditto, 8s to 9a ; bacon, per lb , 9d to le, scptco ; cheese, ditto, 4d to 6d; butter, ditto, 6d to 9d; eggs, per dozen, 6d to 8d ; fowls, per couple, 2s 6d to 3s 6d. Singleton, 30fch January, 1894.
LATE GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
LATE GENERAL NEWS. The appreciation of gold during the past 20 years involveB an annual addition to the interest charge on our debt of about .£20,000 per annum, and raises the interest rate from abont 4 per cent to 5$ per cent, per annum. The total payment of interest over 32 years on £50,' '0.000 of debt at 4 per cenh is £64,000,000. The appreciation of gold, or in other words the reduction of prices, involves a further payment approximV Jy of .£10,560,000 in interest, and £16,0C0,0 j ) i » payment of principal, or in all £90,560,000. Yesterday the Customs receipts amounted to £9054. Towards this the 10 per cant ad valorem duty contributed £2891. and the 15 per eent £418. . Blackham, the Victorian cap.'ain, declares that the Victorian cricket tenm were beaten by the umpire, and not by the New South Walei playera. At Lismore 3Jin. of rain has fa\'en in 34 hor s, and the river is in flood. Mr. Richardson, the Victorian Minister for Ba;' ways, admits that great pressure is being broug...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. ARRIVALS.—YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. ABEIVALS.-Yesteiidat. Rockton, e, 1971 tons, Captain V. Caldo, from Suva ma Age, 8, 2381 tons, Crptrin JoUn Clark, from Geclong 28th J: nuary. DEPARTURES.— Yesterday; Wodonga, b, for Melbourne. PiiftcAh a inv Tlrlahnnn tvirl Tiorffl. Eliignmite, 8, for Newcastle. Barrabool, b, for Newcastle. Airlie, s, for Melbourne. Foherua, b, for Newcastle. [By Telegram!.] ARRIVALS— To-day. Sydney, from Newcastle. Bega, irom Batetnnn'a Bay. Wairarapa, from New Zealrod, DEPARTURES— To-day. Goldfinch, H.M.S., for a cruise ; Augusta, for Byron Bay ; Buteshire, for London, with 9000 baleo wool and a large quan
OFFICIAL LETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
OFFICIAL LETTER. Mr. R. Stevenson, M.L.A. for Wollombi, haB asked us to print tbe following : — Public Works Department, Sydney, 23rd January, 1894. Sir, — With reference to the letter, dated the 14th December last, presented by you from Mr. J. L. Tresseder, urging the dredging of the channel in front of the Cockle Creek wharf, Brisbane Water, I am directed to inform you that from the reports which have been received from the Engineerin Chief for Harbours and River3, it appears that the bar is only shifting aaiid, and not: sufficient to really obstruct the traffic ; and, therefore, the Secretary for Public Works is unable to authorise a dredge being sent for tbe express purpo0e oE carrying out the work asked for. The matter will, however, be attended to the next time a dredge is working on the Hawkesbury. — I have, etc., J. Barling, Under-Secretary. The prayer to the avenging god — one of the finest things in ' Lohengrin' — was sung by the German troops on the eve of Sedan.
ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
ECHOES OP SPORT. The lecent race meeting of the Deniliquin Amateur Turf Club does not appear ti have been either the most enjoyable or harmoniouB function on record, and visitors must have been tired eie the weary and disagreeable outing concluded. In the first place, Deniliquin is pretty near a3 hot as Bourke, and the temperature of the latter place may be imagined from an old story, which has gone the rounds in the before time, which told of a well known character who said if he owned Hell ar-d Bourke he would sell Bourke and go and live in Hell. As he waa a clergyman, it must be conceded that he had opportunities of knowing a good deal more of the village of Hades than most people, and for the same reason it is probable that long ere this he has had his pleasures as to residence permanently attended. Fow ^ver, to stick to Denili quin : In the Trial Stakes, which opened proceed ings, one boy was fined and another was left to the tender mercies of .a larer meeting for object'cnable...
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER III.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
MAKIGOIiD. CHAPTER III.— (Continued.) 'I am sure,' the good lady afterward confides to husband, in describing the interview, ' that Mari gold has been precipitate in engaging herself to Harold Manning. That rich Mr. Arinand is madly in love with her. ' I will not conceal from you that I am deeply interested in Mis3 St. Croix,' he said, and he looked so frank and handsome that my heart throbbed with, pity as I confirmed the report of Marigold's betrothal. He grew so white for a moment that he frightened me. Then he caught my band in a grip that painB me yet. ' 'Will you tell Marigold that it would have been kinder to have stabbed me to the heart with her own little lands than have fooled me so fatally with her Ibeautifnl eyea and angel face ?' he cried. Then he rushed away like mad.' 'Say nothing of this matter to Marigold,' advises the good rector. ' There is nothing ao dangerous as turning a young girl's thoughts from the man she is to wed.' '* Despite the information he has gather...
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. TUESDAY, JANUARY 30. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. QUESTION OF PRIVILEGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 31 January 1894
PARLIAMENT OP NEW SOUTH WALES. (HeraU.) TUESDAY, JANUAEY 30. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. QUESTION OP PRIVILEGE. Mr. Neild rose, as soon as the Houae met, to call -attention to certain a'legations made by the Even ing Nevis with regard to the conduct of members. Legislators, it appeared, had been chargpd with gambling and doing wicked things in the Parlia mentary refreshment-rooms, and Mr. Neild desired that the House should take stem to show that these ?Statements were incorrect. At first the question was raised as one of privi lege, but members were Boon Luiprised to learn, on the authority of the Speaker, that the Assembly, as ?a Colonial Parliament;, had rea'ly no privileges at all. The Privy Council, in various decisions, hai ruled that the immemorial rights of the House of -Commons do not extend to colonial Legislatures, and consequently our own local Parliament has no other powers than those which were grant' d to it i-y the Constitution Act. Hence Sir Joseph urged the Assembly not ...