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Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for Januarv. Kitchen Garden : Continue to bow lor succession peas, beans, turnip3, carrots, lettuce, parsnips, radish, paraley, and ail herbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery. Full up forward crops of keeping onions, and stop shoots of Sumpkins, vegetable marrow, cucumbers, &o. Water plunts lat nave lately been put out, send beds, and young seedlings.— Floyteb, Garden : Nothing spoils the appearance of a garden BO much as weeds and dead leaves: these should be removed as they appear. Water should not be spared, care being taken to dn bo only alter the Gun has gone down. Trim and regulate plants. Dahlias may be planted. Stake and carefully tie up Huoh aa require it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching midday sun. — Orchard and Knurr Garden : Bud fruit treeflj roses, and choice elirub3 Carefully attend to vines, keeping them free from weeds and insects. Gather ripe fruit, . Thin what is superfluous. Hird...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
- WEEKLY CALENDAR. ? TZ HiRh Water at Sun Sun -'a «S NewcaBtle. Rises. Sets. !§-i ? ?! ? 1 'a Morn. | Even. II. M. II. M. H. II. I H. M. ?January.. 4 Thurs. 4 . 67 7 . 14 27 G . 0 0 . 28 0 ]?ri. ' 4 . 53 7 . 14 28 G . 54 7 . 10 G Sat. 4 . C8 7 . 14 29 7 . 41 8.3 7 Sun. 4 . 69 7 . 14 0 8 . 24 8 . 44 8 Mon. 5.0 7 . 14 1 0.4 9 . 24 ?9 TueB. 5.1 7 . 14 2 9 . 42 9 . '59 ? 10 Wed. I C 2 7 ? 13 3 10 . 17 10 ? 33 Changes of tiie Moon. Last Quarter, Saturday, December 30, Oh. 23m. a.m. New Moon, Sunday. January 7, lh. 12m. p.m. Pinet Qunrter. Monday, January 15, 10b. 14m. a.m. Full Moon, Monday, January 22, lh. 10m. a^.m.
LATEST CABLEGRAM London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] Tjnndrvn. WniiTipniioTr' The Premier of Cape Colony declares he will oppose the Marquis of Ripon's proposals for settle ment of the Matabele difficulty if not in accord with the wishes of the colonists, and will fight for the rights of the people of South Africa, and i£ necessary shed his life blood in opposition to any scheme not consistent therewith. The republic of Horduras has been invaded by forces from tho adjoining republic of Nicaragua. A sanguinary little war is anticipated. No details are yet to hand concerning the cause of hostilities. The locality to be selected for decision o£ the fight between Corbett and Charles Mitchell English pugilist, is still unsettled. Corbett signed articles binding himself to agree to meet Mitchell at any place in the State of Florida which may be selected, but Mitchell declined to bind himself by signing the agreement. There is considerable feel ing amongst the prople of Florida on th...
NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
NEWCASTLE. The victim of the recent tragedy at Young Wallsend expired yesterday. Great sympathy is expressed with the woman who has had to submit to some terrible experiences owing to the peculiarly atrocious treatment of her husband. The deceased' man has a verv bad record, and had served 2 wars ' gaol on account of his ill usage of the woman now under arrest. At the Wallsend Court she was re manded for 8 days. A boy only 3 years of age named William Leslie Snedden received injuries of so severe a nature by falling into a tub of boiling water that yesterday evening he succumbed. No inquest will be held, as the Coroner is satisfied with details of circumstances surrounding the case. The young man Ferdinand Veenman, who until very recently had borne an excellent character, was yesterday fined .£20 for embezzling the sum o£ £,7 19s from J. Eussell and Co., in whose employ he formerly was. The half-yearly meeting of the City of Newcastle Gas Company takes place on the 24th insfc., to r...
Intercolonial Cricket Match. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] VICTORIA V. SOUTH [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
Intercolonial Cricket Match. [From the Press TELEGiiArir Association.] VICTOHIA V. SOUTH ^USTFtALSa* When we went to press on Wednesday the South. Australians had lost five wickets for 226 runs, and the game was continued untH-~the scores stood as below, when the stumps were drawn : — Jarvis, b Harry..; ? 5 Haldane, c Bruce, b Trott ? 16 Parkin, c Maplestone, b Harry.. ? 5 Blinman, not out ? 15 Jones, b Harry ? ?. ? ? ? 14, Sundries ? S Total ? 281 M'Leod, Carlton, and Trott took two wickets each, whilst Harry secured four. Victoria. ^Second Innings. F.Walters, not out-...' ? ;. ? 8 H. Stuekey, b Jones ? ?...., 8 Worrall, not out ? 1 Sundries ? ; ? 1 - Total, one wicket^for ? 18 Thursday. The intercolonial aricket match was continued to-day, when Walters and Worrall resumed opera tions for Victoria. ' . Walters, not out ? '. ? 74 J. Worrall, c Reedman, b Jarvis .....'.;P.'.!........... 68 Two out for ? 154 Later. Trott, c Reedman, b Giffen..' ? '...../.... 21 Bruce, c Reedman, b Gif...
DUNGOG. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
DUNGOQ. A happy new year to the staff, and may prosperity attend the efforts of the Maitland Mercury. Much .has been done by you in the past, and, with the additional issue, we hope that much more will be done in the future. Our wants are pretty well the same as your own, therefore we can both sail in the same boat. . ? ,^ ?-????? The festive season has been well kept up, Verjf little, if any, signs of depression. The trip down the river by boat was well patronised ; the band! accompanied the party. A cricket match between Newcastle C.C. and Dungog C.C. resulted in a win for the local club. The excitement and interest! .shown in the match told that the two clubs werei evenly matched. i Two days' racing was another of our enjoyments.' The results have already been published by you irf your telegraphic reports, therefore it is not necessary to repeat the same here; but, aa the results of the second day had to be sent yort 'early enough for publication in your Tuesday even ing's issue,...
LATEST MARKET NEWS [BY TELEGRAPH.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
Liljjdi d&BKjii HEWS [By Telegraph.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Thursdav. Messrs. John See and Co. report : Prime maize 3s 7d, scarce ; potatoes, 70s to 80s, good demand ; butter, 9d, and likely to decline ; eggs, Is ; poultry dull ; pigs, 3s 4d. J H. Prescott and Co. report:— A small quantity ot lucerne nnd oaten hay arrived this morning per steamer. Prime dry green lucerne, 55s to 60s ; hot green lots, dull of sale ; oaten, dull at 30s. We cleared 300 basfs of potatoes to-day : Brownel1'* -°3 15s ; Early Rose, £3 10s ; demind good. B*utter dull of sale and stocks accumulating; factory 7d to Od, dairy (3d to 7d ; cheese, 3d to -M ; bacon, 5d to 7d ; eggs, Is to Is Id.
BELLTREES STATION v. SCONE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
BELLTBEES STATION v. SCONE. The above teams met on the Belltrees ground on New Tear's Day, and after a most exciting match the Belltrees men won by 65 runs. By their recent victories over Musclobrook and Murrurundi, the Scone team is considered the best in the Upper Hunter District ; the Bellfcroes men are, therefore, much, elated over their victory. The Belltrees wicket is a concrete one, and the ground generally is admitted to be one of the best on the Hunter Eiver. A featrtre of the match was the brilliant fielding of Ashford for Scone. Following are the scores : — Scone. First Innings. Bromhead, b Sweotman ? 6 Ashford, h.o.w., b Sweetman ? 34 Moore, c and b Sweetman ? 29 j Cooper, b Sweetman ? 6 F. Saunders, c A. Ebsworth, b Sweetaan. ....;.., 2 Kennedy, b J. Cameron ? 1 Barwick, b J. Cameron ? 0 gmith, not out ? 1 O'Neill, run out ? 1 S. Saunders, cand b J. Cameron..................... O Sessions, c A. Ebsworth, b Cameron ? 3 Sundries ? *. ? 3 Total ? 86 Second Innings. Moors, ...
CRICKET. FRIDAY H. H. C.C. v. CESSNOCK C.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
[?] FRIDAY H. H. O.G. v. CESSC3OGK C.C. Among the many holiday seekers on Monday last none had a more enjoyable day, than the cricketers representing the H. H. C.C. It was a bright; beginning for a new year, and the many friends at Cessnook hoped it would long continue, a sentiment strongly reciprocated by the visitors. Leaving Maitland at 7.30 a.m in one of Watson's large busses, and having a very genial and careful driver in J. Stacker, the team arrived at Mr. Jno. Brown's Hotel, after a very pleasant drive, at 10 o'clock, when, after a short rest and free application of cold water, which by the way changed tho appearance of the men considerably, Mr. George Brown guve the visitors a hearty invitation to bis splondid orchard, which, you may bo sure, they wore not slow in accepting and when time for play arrived it was with great difficulty the men were induced to leave the fruit and shade for the work and heat on the cricket field. H. Harden captained the Halfs and Mr. G. Brown fil...
MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
. .MUNICIPAL COUNCIL. The usual fortnightly meeting of the above Council was held on Tuesday evening. There wag present the Mayor, Aldermen Jones, Pryor, Sbuthall, and Kilroy. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. TI12 outgoing corres«c pondence was read and approved of. The incoming letters were receivect to be dealt with. From E. Scobie, M.P., enclosing a letter from the Under Secretary for Works Department, having reference to a request made by the Council for an advance oa the moneys due to tbe Council from the Govern ment. — Received.— From the Board of Health. requesting that the annual report under the Dairies Supervision Act be sent in not later than the lGth January. — Eesolved : That the request be complied with. Licenses to carry passengers, also a driver's license was granted to G. D. Nattrass. Eeports from the working foreman and the present Superintendant of Works, showing where ivork had been done during the fortnight and the ;ost of such were r...
DISTRICT NEWS. GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
DISTRICT NEWS. [From otjr Correspondents.] GRETA; Deputation to Mr. Harper. — It was reaolvecl at the miners' meeting held on Tuesday evening that a deputation should be appointed to meet Mr^,. Harper and discuss the question of prices on any date tnac gentleman can mate ic convenient to come to Greta. Messrs. Connolly, Patrick, Williamsa'.. Binnie, Rylatt, Smith, and Chappell were appointed as the deputation, and these will yet be further reinforced by one or more of the district officers — probably Messrs. Curley and Cook. The company have been, comtuunicated with, and our deputation now awaits their convenience.
SMALL DEBTS COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
SMALL DEBTS COURT. Robert Campbell v. John Tomkins, goods sold, £7 Is Od. Verdict for amount claimed with S3 costs. Hunter River Farmers Company v. W. Proet, goods sold, £ Ss 8d. No appearance. Struck out. . M. G Taylor v. Jas. Cantwell, rent due, £3 16s. Defendant admitted the claim less Gs which he had paid. Verdict for £3 10s, to bo paid in instalments of 5s per week. Mra. Emily Bird v. L. Sohmidt, rent due, £5 3s. No appearance. Struck out. Benjamin and Sods v. H. Andrews, dishonored pro. note, £14 18s 5d. No appearance. Fresh Bummons to issue. Alex. Reid v. Mrs. Petera, rent due, £2 9s. No appearance of defendant. Frederick Brewer v. Wm. Kerr (Aberdeen), goods sold, £4 3s 9d. Mr. Soiling for plaintiff. FreBh summons to be issued. H. James v, George Brewer, goods sold, £5 83 lid. Mr. Thompson for plaintiff. No appearance of defendant. Verdict for amount claimed, with 5s costs. Lane Brop. v. M. Simmons, Gunnedah, goods Bold, £G 6a lOd. Mr. Thompson for plaintiffs. Defendant did n...
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Thursday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
ihvll&tt ihhiiuaBLaka. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Thursday afternoon. Business steady this morning. Supplies were shorter than usvial. Flour quiet — roller £& 15s upwards, city millers quote £8 12s 6d to £S 15s ; wheat, new milling 3s 2d to 3s 3d, chick wheat 3s 2d j bran, 7d ; pollard, 8Jd ; maize, prime very scarce, worth 3s 7d, medium 3s 3d to 3s 5d j oats unchanged, prime bright feed 2s 0d to 2s 7d; chaff, prime Intercolonial £3 10s, other sorts £2 10s ; barley, Cape 23 lid ; peas, dun 3s Id to 3s 2d, blue Prussians scarce to 4s lOd, grey 4s Gd ; lucerne scarce, H.R. inferior £1 Is to £2 5s, prime £2 10s toX3; hay, local oaten bundles £3 to £3 10s ; onions, sellers asking 9s, market almost bare; potatoes, steady — Clarence River prime to £5, Hunter River £3 10s to £3 15s, Warrnambool M 103, Victorian Early Eose £4* ; straw, firmer — local- bundled £2, derrick-pressed .£2 5s ; butter, same prices — creamery and Berrima Cold Climate Co. 9d, fac...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. A CHANGE FOR THE BETTER. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR, A CHANGE FOB THE BETTER. Sie, — It is with great pleasure tliafc I have perused your first Mid second issues of the Mait land Daily Mercury. This will supply a want felt for many years by your numerous subscribers, and instead of waiting for the evening papers of Sydney, we have the news of the day early. The Mercury, I feel satisfied, will add more, if possible, to its many constituents, and all will feel gratified that the enterprising proprietors will be rewarded well for their energy. I wish them success in their undertaking; and the thanks of the community will be well shown by the increased circulation of the paper. W. H. MOLLEN. 'West Maitland, Jan. 3, 1894. Crosses on the hand are always unfavourable no matter where they occur. A head line on the hand very long and slen der shows utter faithlessness.
GUNNEDAH. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
GUNNEDAH. Wednesday. Intense heat still prevails. Yesterday the glasB touched 107deg. in the shade, and to-day it was 103deg. The residence of Mr. Power, was destroyed by fire last nizht. Mrs. Power, hearing someone in the orchard, left a caudle burning near a window, when the curtains must have ignited, and bofore assistance could be procured, the premises were completely gutted. Mrs. Power was quite alone, the other members of the family being absent from home. The premises weie only insured for a small amount. The local racehorses, Bellman, Welcome, Acalade, and Native, scored well during the holidays, secur ing all the principal races at Coonabarabran, Breeza, and Wee Waa. Messrs. Bacon and Co. are holding a sale of 700 store cattle here to-morrow.
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
LATE HEWS BY CABLE. The following mtsBsges appeared in the Herald :— London, Jan. 2. H.M.S. Satellite, eight guns, has been commissioned by Commander A. C. Allen for service in the Pacific. By a fire at a lodging-houBe at Buffalo, in New York State, 18 persons were burned to death. Telegrams from Palermo state that the rioting caused by the unequal manner in wuicn local taxation ii levied in Sicily continues to be carried on in various parts of the island. The buildings of tbe octroi officers in several towns have been burned down by the mob. Jan. 3 : Sicily is virtually in a state of revolt. General Marra haa been invested with plenary powers to suppress the riots. London, Jan. 3. The Lord Mayor of London is appealing for additional funds for the London charities, and alao for the relief of the unem ployed. Tbe Czar has ordered the conatruotion of 30 new torpedo boats for the protection of the Baltic. Two thousand search warrants against Anarchists were issued in the French provinc...
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 4 January 1894
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] V.R.G. AUTUMN MEETING. Sydney, Wednesday. Tho following entries have been received for the autumn meeting of the V.R.C : — Newmarket Handicap; six furlongs. — Titan, Pounamu, Launceston, Parthia, Lord Charles Scott, Hurrah, Linburn, Bessie M'Carthy, Barefoot, Gareon, Dauphine, Gloria, Defiance, The Possible, Templestowe, Fortunatus, British Maid, Woodlock, Alpine, Swordbearer, Rudolph, Tyras, Loosander, Chand Bee Bee, Argos, Master Mac, Driffield, Repudiation, Silver Stream, Division, Permit, Sternchaser, Response, Havoc, Nap, Jeweller, The Golden King, Carrington, Hova, Wild Rose, Tatters, Shamrock, Megaphone, Rosebrook, Bung Bung, Lily, Newman, Whakawatea, Warpaint, Orestes, Parramatta, Fragment, The Captain, Brockleigh, The Arab, Loyalty, Eureka, Pigeontoe, Candour, Broken Hill, Hero, Bruin, Lochness, Wolf's Crag, Pilot Boy, War Dance, Selim, Budgeree, Tullamoo, Jew Boy, Cannon, Musketoon, Brotherton, Salopian, Sanfoin, ...