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Probable Weather. FORECAST ISSUED YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
Probable Weather. FOBECAST ISSUED TeSTEEDAT. Victoria. — Moderately fine and cool, with scat tered showers on the coast and ranges; 'W. and S.W. winds.— R. L. J. Ellery. South Australia. — Showery and squally in S. and S.E., mostly fine inland, though partially cloudy ; southerly S.W. and S.E. winds fresh on the coast. — C. Todd. [By Telegraph.] Thursday afternoon. WEATHER REPORT. Observatory, 1 p.m. — Victoria and the Straits : Cloudy, fresh S.W. winds. — Tasmania: Fine, cloudy, light to fresh S.W. winds. — New South, Wales : Fine inland j cloudy to showery on the coast j variable whirls inland j fresh, chiefly south erly on the coasts. FORECAST ISSUED TO-DAY. New South Wales : Moderate to strong southerly winds lasting several days, with rough seas. Weather showery on the coast ; generally fine inland.
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
THE DAY. Ibbrbaiiy I.— St. Ignatius, bishop ol Antioel), martyr. 107. at. KioniUB priust and martyr, 250. St. Kinnia. virRin of ire and, HftU century. St Bridget (or Bride), patroness of Ireland, *23. St. Sibber! the Second, King ot Austrasia, 650. ?Born — Tiberiu-? HenWerhuyfl, 1G?5. Groningen: Edward k-«re. Lord CM cf .Fustic;. 1531-2, MUcltam; Jolin I'lillllp Kemble, actor, 17fl7, I'rtscot. Dk& —Pope Alexander the Klghtli, 1091; Charles Duke of falirewsbury, 1717; Sir Hew Dalrymple, President of the Court of Session. 1737 ; William Alton, botanist. 1793, Kew ; ijr. John Lempriere iClisntcal Diclionnry), 1824; Edward Uonovan, naturalist, 1837 ; Mary Woletonecraft Shelley (nee Godwin), 1851. Events.— Two ptinces of Asntnnboe introduced to George the Second, 1749. Bellrook Lighthouse first liRhtcd, 1811.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. To-Moimo-w, Fhidat, Februajiy 2. — «, 1 '^s^^BWCklBotel. East Haltland at '*' ^'allotment of land 42 by 100 feet Id II gh-street East Maitland, on wluch is elected a comfortable 4-roomed MrCJta/.eboDr,atthe Municipal Yards, Muuwellbrook, at Mr 'fVbkookeh'^ Beattie's yards. Grafted at one 57 head of horses including -well-bred horses, handsomexoltB, fllHeB. and ponies, ! hackney*, coacherB, and draughts; 45 mixed cattle : 60 fat und store piRfl. Gk^fiths Sd weaveh, at th. Mnnicipal «le yards, Hus wellbrook. at two, 103G magnificent bullocks. Mr. J. K .' bbbbb. at Newcastle, at ten, farm P™auce. hT R. Farmers and Consumers Co., at the WeBtern llarketfl, Newcastle, at ten, dniry produce, fruit, pigs, Mr^ui'o^NEiLi,, at Newcastle, dairy produce, poultry, &c. MAR&IAGE. ST5YTON— RAE.— On the 14th ultimo, at Holy Trinity Chufch.Bowen (Queensland), by the Key. J. Seymour, Richard E. Sexton, Civil engineer and surveyor, to Jane relict of the late...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for February. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for February. Kitchen Garde* : Celery must be earthed up as required »nd more may be planted out for a succession. Continue Dow peas, beana, beet, turnips, broccoli, Sec, and plant out Whatever may be left in the seed beds. Carefully attend to ouonmber plants, watering well in dry weather.— Flou-ek Garden: Thin out dahlia buds. Plant out perennial and biennial flowering plant*, such as stock3, sweet-williams, &c, in w*wm«j u»jc, ttuM yivt viitiii waieT. iveep an ueus riTiu rjordera tree from weeds ; remove all decayed bloom.— Orciiahd and Fbuit Gahden-: Attend to all fruit treea. removing all ripe tru'lv P'S?r ?rn-le vines from a11 useless shoots and tendri see tint all the bia^chc? are exposed to the sun and sir — if raw Operations : Sow Cape barley ana turnips. Plant potatoes, i-eep maize crops clean. Cut tobacco. Gather all ripe oatton pods, taking care not to injure or break the plants
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR, a, I High Water at Sun Sun *a gy Newcastle. Rises. Sets. §S\ ? . ? « | Morn. Even. H. M. H. M. I II. M. H. M. February. 1 Thurs. S . 25 7 . 3 25 i . 15 4 !~52 2 Fri. 0 .26 7. 2 20 5 . 20 6.0 3 Sat. 5 . 27 7.1 27 6 . 28 6 . 58 * 4 Sun. 5 . 28 7 . 0 ; 28 7 . 19 7 . 42 O Mon. 5 29 7 . 0 ; 29 8.3 8 . 23 '- 6 Taes. 5 . 29 C . 59 0 8 . 42 9.1 . 7 Wed. 5 30 I 0 . 58 1 9 . 18 9 . 35 Chanoes of the Moon. . Lust Quarter. Monday. January 29, 2h. 5Cm. a.m. Nbw Mood, Tuesday, February C, 7h. flum. a.m. ',' ?: Firet Quarter, Tuesday. February 13, 8b. 48m. p.m. Full Moon, Tuesday, February 20, 12h. 21m. p.m.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. ARRIVALS.—YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. ARRIVALS.— YESTEnDAT. Kate Tatlwm. barque, 275 tons, Captain O'Brien, from Uokianga 20th January. Archer, s.. C94 tons, Captain E. Henry, from the Gilbert, Elliee, and Fiji Groups. Balmain, e., G04 tons. Captain Hunter, from Newcastle. Barrabool, b., from Newcastle, en route to Melbourne. nrcPARTTTRES— Yesterday. Tasmania, e, for Auckland and ports. Findo, s, for Noumea. Tatnbo, B, lor Hobnrt. Kameruka, s. for Southern ports. Karaweera, a, lor Adelaide, via Newcastle. Wairarapn, b. (or Newcastle. Hauroto, s, for Wellington and ports. Annie, barque, for Ralum, New Britain. Great Admiral, ship, (or Newcastle. Aj-e, a., for Melbourne, via Newcastle. Barrabool, a., lor Melbourne. [By Telegraph.] ARRIV ALS-To -DAY. Verulam and Namoi, from Newcastle. departures-to-day. Warrarapa, for Newcastle ; Mararoa, lor Auckland.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
The most extraordinary derelict ship of which there is record is the barque Marie Celeste, which was found in the middle of the Atlantic, deserted, with every sail set dinner half cooked in the galley, ana not a soul on board, tnougn sne naa every appearance of having been occupied immediately before. Tho weather was fair aud there was a gentle breeze. She was towed into porfc, but no explanation of the mystery surrounding the Tessel has ever offered itself.
Hunter River Farmers Produce Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
Hunter River Farmers Produce Sales. Yesterday the usual weekly sales were held in the sheds and yards adjoining the Church-street Railway Station. Mr. Jas. H. Brunker was the salesman, and disposed of the following catalogue : Butter 6d to lOJd, eggs 8d to lOJd, honey 2s 7d to 3s tin, ditto 2Jd per lb, cheese 3Jd, cucumbers Id to 2d per dozen, tomatoes 6d to 2s 6d per case, peaches ljd to 4d, apples 4d to Is 3d per dozen, nectarines l-$d to 2d, plums Id to 2d per quart, grapes Jd to 1 £d per lb, lemons (Lisbons) 4d per doz,, melons Is 6d to 2s 6d per dozen, rock melons Is 6d to 2s per dozen, quinces Id per dozen, cabbages 6d to Is 3d, pumpkins Is to 1b Gd per dozen, marrows Od to Is 2d, potatoes 2s 6d to 3s 2d per cwt., maize 3s 5d per bushel, lucerne hay (prime) £2 10s to £3, ditto (medium and inferior) £1 15s to £2 6s, oaten hay £2 to £2 11s, fowls 23 to 3s 6d, ducks 23 to 2s 9d, turkeys 10s to 10s 4d, geese 3s 8d to 4s, pigeons 9d to Is.
H. R. Farmers and Consumers Agency Co. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
H. R. Farmers and Consumers Agency Co. Afc the Company's sheds, South B[aifc!and, yesterday, Mr. T. P. Nolan disposed of the following catalogue : — Butter 4d to Is per lb., eggs 7Jd to lOd per dozan, cheese 3Jd to 6d per lb., honey 2d to 2Jd, bottles Gd to 7d, lard 2d to 3d per lb., dripping Id to 2d, bacon 5d to 7d, poaches 1 Jd to 6Jd per dozen, apples 2d to Gd, nectarines Id to 4d, quinces 3d to ?id, plums 2d to 4ci, grape3 Vd to 2d per lb., lemons 2d to Gd per dozen, oran«03 3d to 5d, passion fruit Id to I'd, bananas Is to Is 6d per case, toma toes 6d to la Gd per case, cucumbers 2d to Gd dozen, peas 4d to Gd per peck, beans 3d fco Id, cabbage 4d to Is Gd dozen, melons Is Gd to 2s Gd, pumpkins Is to 2s 3d, potatoes 2s tu 2s 9d per cwt., potatoes (E. R. seed) 3s Gd to 4s, hay (lucerne) Is Gd to 2s 6d, oaten Is 9d to 2a 3d, bran 4s to 4s 3d, pollard 4s 6d to Is 9d, fowls 2s to 4s Gd per pair, ducks 2s to 2s 9d, geese 2s Gd to 3s (id, turkeys 7s Gd to 103, pigeons Is to Is Gd, pig...
East Maitland Municipal Gas Works. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
East Maitland Municipal Gas Works. In accordance with their usual practice the Gas Committee of the East Maitland Borough Council, at the conclusion of their term of office, presented last evening at the Council meeting the following report of their operations during the municipal year just closed. The report was favourably commented on by aldermen, and will be found interesting :— Tuesday evening, 30th January, 1894. Gas Committee. A meeting of the above committee was held this evening pursuant to notice. Present— The Mayor, Aldermen Alcorn and Ewing. In accordance with fchair usual practice your committee now, at the conclusion of their term of office, present you a report of their operations during the past municipal year. The monthly average for 1892 was, as will be seen by your committee's last report, 478,816 cubic feet, and the amount received for gas sold was £1406 18s 2d, the quantity of coal carbonised being 5G!) tons 13 cwt., whilst during tho year ending the monthly aver...
SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
SMALL DEBTS COURT. W. S. Harrison v. A. Bourke, dishonored pro. note, JE6 Is 6d. Mr. J. H. F. Waller for plaintiffs. Verdict for amount claimed with 7s costs. Great Northern Hardware Co. v. C. A. Freeman, Singleton, goods sold, £6 8s. Mr. J. H. F. Waller for plaintiffs. Verdict; for .£5 17s 8d with coBts 7s, ThomaB Edmunds v. W. F. Jennings, Dungpg, goods Bold £5 2s. Verdict for amount claimed with 7s costs and 2s 6d witness' expenses. ill. rseniamm ana sons v. uems isrjiuiiiie, gooas sold, £1 5s Gd. Verdict for amount claimed with 15s costs. Thomas Moylan v. John Hanlon, goods sold, £4 15s. Mr. Lindsay (Norrie and Lindsay) for plain tiff. Verdict for amount with 8a costs and 2s 6d witness's expenses. Sarah Howe v. Joseph Albert Dyer, maintenance, .£6 16s. Mr. H. T. Bowden for plaintiff. Verdict for amount claimed with 30s expenses. Thomas A. Moore v. Patrick Ryan, medical treat ment of a horse, 10s. Mr. Soiling for plaintiff. Defendant did not appear. Verdict for plaintiff for amou...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
'~ LOCAL STEWS. &m-h-jed Candidates.— Wo have received by telegraph one or two messages lately giving brief .reports of Bpeeohea by alleged candidates for the Assembly. Our correspondents are hereby re quested to refrain from forwarding such messages, unless the person reported has announced1 m our ?columns that he is a candidate. vv« uujeoi, decidedly to pay for telegraph messages sentl on Tbehalf of persons whose economical instincts keep ihem out of our advertising columns. Something for the Inspector of Nuisances. — 'Our attention was called to-day to the festering ?carcase of a horse, now floating in the river at the rear of Tobin's Buildings, High-street. Judging by the abominable stench which blew up from the liver all day, the animal must be dead at least a ?week, and no one seemed to know how long it has been in its present position. If this Bhould catch the vigilant eye of the Inspector as his olfactory organs seem impervious to smells, perhaps he will :'see that s...
ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
ECHOES OF SP0KZ A country correspondent Bends me the following - Ttu x«?d of Wlnfi who haiIs from Sydney, and was at the Moree races, writes as follows-. 'The fields were large and the racing first-class. Fairy, a Wee Waa mare, won the double. She is by Woodstock p-^o ,, uumu., ui xyius, may -well be proud of his handicappmg, for such finishes I sever saw before anywhere If the A. J.C. want a handicapper, he ta the man for them.' This is doubtless all very fln| and large but I fancy when the Australian Jockey Club has the ill-luck to require a successor to mX Soarr, that they will not offer the vacancy to Mr! Williams, adept though he may be. Its biff oddn against the modern ' mau for Galway' beins found in the provinces. '? B By the way the stallion Woodstock, mentioned above, was at one time trained in West Maitland by Mr. James Mayo, and when I first clapped eyes on him he was a strange-looking animal He had a very gross middle with long, weak-looking w which often promised to tu...
CRICKET. EULAH CREEK V. NARRABRI WEST. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
CRICKET. EULAH CREEK V. NARRABRi WEST. A friendly game of cricket was played on the ground of the latter on the 2Gth iuat., nnd resulted in a win for the Creekltes by 31 runs on the first innings. For the conquerors, Abell played well for his 43, while A. Pratt, Collins, Ward, and Baxter sucoeeded in compiling double figures. Bridge, Morath, and Maher were the only ones from the West who ex hibited any iorm. Following are scores :— Eola.ii Cbeek. First Innings. A. Pratt, run out ? 12 H. CoIUob, b Bridge ? , ? 11 A. Thirkettle, lbw, b Moratb ? 8 T. Abell. b Moratb ? 43 J. Ward, c Bridge, b Beavls ? 17 S. Baxter, c Bridge, b Morath., ? 17 . Bradley, o and b Morath ? 8 E. Pratt, b Bridge ? ; ? 0 W. Boyle, c and b Morath ............................ 0 , Baker, not out ? 3 P. Coleman, o Bridge, b Morath ? 1 Sundries ? ,. ? 0 Total ? ....................120 Second, Innings. : E. Pratt, b Bridge ? 0 W, Boyle, b Bridge ? 6 Bradley, o Bridge, b Moratb ? 18 J. Ward, b NeaF. ? 14 A Pratt, not ...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THE PRIVILEGE CASE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. TEE PRIVILEGE CASE. By 5 o'clock, everything had been cleared off, and a crowded House awaited the appearance of the editor of the Evening News, who had been specially summoned to appear at the bar, and to give evi dence with regard to certain paragraphs which had appeared in his paper. The anticipated scene, however, was delayed for a while, since the Premier eook cne coursa or moving that the order of the day for the editor's examination be discharged. Sir George, ina brief and concisespeech, asked the House to reconsider its position, because, though ifc was naturally reasonable that members should°be indig nant at the statements which had appeared, the Assembly was absolutely powerless to do anything in the matter. An instance, which occurred some four year3 ago, showed that the attempt to examine a stranger at the bar of the House only brought contempt on the Chamber, which had no power' to punish a witness if he refused to give evidence. If members wanted...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
[By Telegraph.] Messrs. John See and Co. report : — Maize, 3s to 3* Gd ; potatoes, Brownell's 60s, redskins 75s, Warnam bools 603, Tasmanian 80s; lucerne,' prime 60a, inferior from 25s. We advise formers to send potatoes daily to avoid glutting the market. Other produce is unaltered. MesBrs. H. .f rescotfc and Co. report : — The small amount of lucerne hay forward to-day was sold readily, prime lots at 603, medium quality 50s fcsSSe,, inferior and greasy from 40s; potatoes, prime Brownell's in good demand at 6O3, early cose seed 60s, Hunter Eiver Circulars 65s ; pigs in inferior demand; calves dull of sale; butter in better demand, 6d to 8Jd ; cheesa, 2-}d to 4d ; ba:on, 3d tot. 6d ; hams, best New Zealand 13d ; eggs scarce at 9d, owing to bad weather.
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Wednesday, January 31. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. RECONSTRUCTED COMPANIES BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
PARLIAMENT OF HEW SOUTH WALES. (Herald.) Wednesday, January 31. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. BECOUSTRUCTED COMPANIES BILL. ifle House sat for several hours, the principal matter under discussion being the motion for the second reading of the Reconstructed Companies iiill, which was in charge of the Attorney-General, who explained the main objects of the measure. Atter a short discussion, during which the prin ciple of the bill waa approved, the second reading was agreed to, and the bill waB passed through committee without material amendment. METKOrOLITAN WATER EXTENSION BILL, The motion for the second reading of the Metro politan Water; and Sewerage Act Extension Bill evoked a protest from several hon. members, who thought that the powers proposed to be conferred upon the board in compelling owners of property to connect with the mains wire too extensive. The second reading was, however, agreed to, and the House having gone into committee progress was made as far as clause 8, when, in defe...
East Maitland Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 February 1894
East Maitland Borough Council. The customary fortnightly meeting of this Council waa held in the Council Chamber, East Maitland, last evening. There were present : The Mayor (Mr. G. T. Chambers), Aldermen Petherdridge, Sparke, Cunningham, Ewing, Poster, Bourke, Alcorn, and Watson. Minutes of previous meeting were read find confirmed. Correspondence. — The correspondence read in. eluded letters from Messrs. Blix and Wyndham, agreeing to remunerate the Council to the extent of one-half the cost of laying on gas to cottage in High-street in the event of their not using the gas stone supplied by Council for a period of six months ; from the Hunter District Water Supply and Sewer age Board, Newcastle, to the effect that appli cations from Councils requiring standpipes for the supply of water to ratepayers would be favour ably considered provided the cost of erection be borne by the Council, and that they undertake the responsibility of seeing that the water is supplied as far as practica...