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LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 5 February 1894
LATE IARIET HEWS. SYDNEY. [From the Press Tklegraph Association.] Mondav afternoon. Flour quiet ; New South Wales roller sold at £8 103 to £8 15s, Victorian £7 15s to £8 5s. Wheat dull and plentiful, new milling brought 3s Id, chick wheat to 2s lid ; bran, quiet, 7d ; pollard, - 8ijd ; maize dull, prime old 3s 2d to 3s 3d, new Clarence River 3s 3d'; oats dull, prime bright feed 2s 7d, duns 2s 8d ; chaff, prime £3 103 to £3 15s, other sorts from £3, very choice £4 ; barley, Cape 2s 9d. Lucerne hay scarce ; Hunter River and railway choice £2 15s to £3 ; ? hay, oaten in bundles £3 to £3 15s ; onions, £4 5s ; potatoes, blueskins (prime) to £3 15s, Brownell's £3, Circular Head, nominally £4 to £4 5s. Straw meets with fair enquiry ; local bundles £2, derrick pressed £2. Butter in fair demand ; creamery and best brands of factory 8Jd, factory Sd, dairy Od to 7d, pastry -id to 5d. Bacon, hand-cured 6d to 6Jd, machine-enred 5d to 5Jd, middles 7d to 8d ; hams, colonial 9d to lOd, English Is 2...
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER VII. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 5 February 1894
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER Vfl. It is far into the night when Hillis's messenger reaches the metropolis from which he came. Here ho makes hia way to a great building, into which he is admitted and shown into a small, gloomy room. Hero two men are lounging xipon chairs. A third — Hillis — is pacing to and fro, with a look in his haggard face the like of which those who see it pray they may never behold again. 'Do you bring any message from her !' he cries, springing to the messenger's side. 'I do that, sir !' answers the man. 'She was leaning over the cottage gate when I arrived, and ?when I told her that you sent her a letter, her beauti ful face went white as death and her hand shook so she could hardly hold the missive — ' ' My darling ]' interrupts Hillis, his voice thick with tears, as he seizes the letter and wrenches off the envelope. He glances once over the cruel message it bearsj then utters a hollow groan and drops to the floor. When he recovers, consciousness he finds the three me...
[BY TELEGRAM.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 5 February 1894
[By Telegraph.] The South Coast and West Camden Co-operative Co. reports :— Lucerne hay in fair demand at from 50s to 60s ; inferior, from 40s., Maize-, 3s 4d, dull ; pigs, 3d to 3Jd ; potatoes in fair demand at 55s to 60s, very prime lots up to 75s ; eggs, lOd to lid. Messrs. Preasotb and Co. report -.--Fair amount of lucerne hay forward to-day. On the wharf prime lots wero in demand at 603 ; medium quality 50s to 55s; inferior dull of sale at 10s j prim.} Brownells potatoes selling well at 60s ; enquiries for early rose seed at 65s to 70a ; Capo barley, 2s Gd per bushel; new maize 3s, old maize, ? 33 3d. factory butter 7d to 8d, dairy 6d to 7d j cheese 2Jd to4d; bacon, 5d to 6a; eggs, 10a to 11 d5 pigs selling well; calves dull.'
AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB'S AUTUMN MEETING. The following nominations were received for the leading handicaps in connection with the Autumn Meeting :— Dokcaster Handicap; 1 mile.— Mahee, Perseus, Inspiration, Bendigo, Mulwee, Hercules, Brockleigh, Lady Trenton, Euroka, Marvel, Burton, Gerard, Salutation, Shamrock, Gloria, Patroness, Buccleucb, The Trier, Miletos, Jeweller, C.B., Mirridong, Patron, Megaphone, Titan, Steadfast, Sternchaser, FirBt Demon, Affiance, Stanmore, Pulvil, Projectile, Escapade, Ulric, Candour, Oxide, Delaware, Albi core, Pilot Boy, Utter, Hero, Memah, Babel, Triton. Clinker. Florrie. TTfthhn. TVanniianf Light Artillery, The Possible, Lady Laura, Volney, Veno, Sundial, Loyalty, Launceston, Clive, Cannon, First Shot, Bodkin, Messmate, Pharamond, Division, Bliss, The Captain, Confidence, All Sorts, Donman, Mildred, Rockwall, Jack Rattling, Cradle, The Dauphine, Gaillardia, Repudiation, Musketoon, Heather Bell, Vangrave, All There, Dickene, Ronda, WarminiBter, Milkma...
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION. Sydney, Monday evening. HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB AUTUMN MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
LATE SPORTIHG MEWS. [From the Press Telegraph Association. Sydney, Monday evening. HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB AUTUMN MEETING. Subjoined are the nominations received for the principal events of the H.B.C. autumn reunion :— Rowley Mile. 1 mile. — Barnaby Riidge, Pilot Boy, Utter, Hero, Albicore, TJlric, Escapade, Chesterman, Lucky Boy, Veno, Denman, C.B., Bendigo, Buccleuch, Culgoa, Miletos, Mulwee, Bodkin, Florrie, TTabba, Volney, Rockwall, Tren chant, Sundial, Clive, Messmate, The Captain, BUbb, Rostellan, Mildred, Confidence, All Sorts, Pharamond, Mnsketoon, Heather Bell, His Rever ence, Brown Bess, Brown and Gold, Newcastle, Resixlt, Solon, Olivera, Clinker, Babel, Triton, Queensborough, Attalus, Kinkora, Thespian, M.L.A., Marble, Emin Paaha, Dolce. Autumn Handicap, 1 mile 3 furlongs. — Barnaby Rudge, Pilot Boy, Utter, Nightingale, Magnus, Ulric, Escapade, First Demon, Lucky Boy, Bendigo, Culgoa, Bodkin, Cannon, Florrie, Uabba, Veno, The Captain, Ros&tellan, Confidence, All Sort...
MELBOURNE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
MELBOURNE. Tuesday. A sensational robbery under arms is repotted from Clunes. A man, Win. John Niehoils, was stuck up at the junction of the Creswick and Smeaton roads, early this morning and robbed of a purse containing 23s by two masked men, one armed with a revolver, which with the phrase ''Your money or your life,' he stuck in Nicb oils' face sud denly. . while the latter was walking homewards in the dark. Nicholls endeavoured to get away, but two shots were fired at him. One went near his head; he thereupon surrended and submitted to be robbed. The men were both masked. The purse was recovered at daylight ; detectives have gone out to investigate the case.
GRAFTON. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
GRAFTON. Tuesday. The Rush Company s Store waB broken into last night by burglars. The safe was opened by means of a key, and the drawers broken with a pick. A sum of £20 was taken, £10 in cheques. Fortunately the firm had banked over £100 the previous afternoon. Although the robbery was only made known at six o'clock the police before ten o'cloek had three men arrested, two of whom were from Sydney, the other a local man.
DISTRICT NEWS. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.] MUSWELLBROOK. UPPER HUNTER P. AND A. ASSOCIATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
DISTRICT NEWS. [Feosi oue Correspondents.] MUSWELLBROOK. UPPEE HUNTER P. AND A. ASSOCIATION. The first meeting of the recently elected com mittee of the above Association was held in the School of Arts on Friday morning last. There were present : Medsrs. R. T. Keys (President), J. C. White, E. Bowman, W. Clendinning, A. H. K. Mclvenzie, C. Luscombe, J. W. Humphries, E. Budden, and E. C. Brecht. After the disposal of the usual formal business, the appointment of the various sub-committees was proceeded with. On the motion of Mr. T. W. Humphries, seconded by Mr. W. Clendinning, tbj following gentlemen were elected as the Show Ground Committee for the current year : Messrs. J. C. White, E. Bowman, J. Phillips, C. J. Skinner, W. Clendinning, J. C. Lus combe, and J. Crockett. It was moved by Mr. E. C, Breeht, seconded by Mr. J. C. Luscombe and carried, that Messrs. J. Crockett, J. C. White, E. Bowman, M. E. Maher. J. B. Bettintrton. A. Bow man, J. C. Luscorabe, W. Clendinning, J. Phillip...
AMERICAN MILLIONAIRES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
AMERICAS' illl/LIONAIEES. A ?wbheh in OJiamlers's Journal has been interesting himself in examining the United States statistics respecting the wealthy men of the Grea,t Eepublie. America is the home of. big things generally, and these statistics show that it is eminently the home of big fortunes. The figures cited are almost oppressive in their magnitude. Seventy citizens of the United Scates posseeB 8i aggregate capital of £540,000,000 sterling, or, stating the sum in dollars, 2,700,000,000 dollars. One happy bein# of the seventy is reported to be worth £30,000,000 ; fi?e meu haveeach £20,000,000. The wealth of one is placed at £14,000,000 ; two have £12,000,000 each; six have £10,000,000, and another half dozen £8,000,000. A knot of thirteen have each .£6,000,000, and fifteen are each posBeseed of £4,000,000. It will be seen that fifty-nine of the seventy are here accounted for. These stand in the first rank of golden men; but there is a cecond batch of fifty almost as wealthy. T...
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Tuesday. Charles Come, a middle-aged man, was indicted at the Quarter Sessions, this morning, for baring inflicted grievous bodily harm upon Thos. Heath wood. The evidence elicited on behalf of the Crown showed tliat accused and prosecutor were both seamen, the latter being in the employ of the former. On November 25 last, Heatherwood was sent with a load of furniture. TJpon his return to the van stand, a dispute arose over the fare. The men came to blows ; in the row Heatherwood was struck in the face and knocked senseless. When taken to the Hospital, he was found to have the left eye badly injured. The doctors subsequently found it neceseary to remove the organ. The defence was that the occurrence was purely accidental. The proceedings of the forthcoming Intercolonial Postal Conference, to meet at Wellington, New Zealand, on March 5, will be interesting. It is the intention of the Postmaster-General, if he c...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
If the sun had been made of solid coal from centre to surface, and if that coal had been burned for the purpose of sustaining the radiation, it can bo demonstrated that a few thousand years of solar expenditure at the present rate would suffice to exhaust all the heat which the combustion of that great sphere of fuel could generate. — SU' Robert Ball.
The Annual Municipal Elections. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
The Annual Municipal Elections. To-day, being tho first Tuesday in February, the usual nominations to fill the annual vacancies in the Borough Councils were made. We give the names of the candidates proposed in the different Boroughs, and reports of the speeches made in Maitland and Morpeth. WEST IHAITLftWD. At 'West Maitland the proceedings were held in the Town Hall. The Mayor being one of the retiring aldermen, the position of Refcurning Officer was filled by Alderman Cracknell. There were about fifty ratepayers present. Punctually at noon the Returning-Officer com menced tho proceedings by reading the advertise ment calling the meeting, the clause in the Act governing the election, and the nominations re ceived. The retiring aldermen were the Mayor (H. Crothers), 'William Taylor, O. K. Young, and Thomas Dimraock. The nominations received were : Messrs. Henry Crothers, William Taylor, Oliver Kay Young, William Charles Quinton, and William Henry Mullen, for aldermen ; and Charles ...
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT, WEST MAITLAND. READING 9 A.M., 6TH FEBY., 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
METEOKOI/OGICAL KEPORT, WEST MAITLAND. Heading a a.m., Ctii Febv., 1894. Thermometer— Maximum, 88; minimum, 50. Hemnrks— S.S.E., light, fine, warm. s
EAST MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
EAST K3AITL.AHD. The nomination of aldermen for tho Borough of Bast Maitland took place in the Mechanics' Institute, at noon, to-day, in the presence of about a hundred ratepayers. The Keturning-Officer (Alderman Cunningham) having read the section of the Act bearing on the election, and the advertisement in the Mercury conven ing the meeting, read the following nomina tions which he had received, viz., George Thomas Chambers, John Ewing, Samuel Alfred Alcorn, and Henry Bailey. After calling upon the candidates to address the meeting he said a poll would be taken in the Mechanics' Institute on Friday next, between night and three o'clock, and that the poll would be officially de clared on Saturday evening. There were only two candidates nominated for the office of auditors, viz., Messrs. W. N Kaiusay and J. P. Lackey, and he declared these two gentlemen duly elected. He then called upon the candidates for aldermen if they wished to address the ratepayers. Mr. Chambers said on occasi...
MORPETH. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 February 1894
MORPETH. There was a very fair attendance in the School of Arts, Morpeth, and it was evident that keen inter est was felt in the proceedings. The Mayor (Dr. Bennett) presided as Returning Officer, and, after initiating the business in the usual manner, read the clause of the Act bearing on the election, and then announced that the following gentlemen were candidates ror tne vacant seats as aldermen : — Messra. C. F. Wakeley, J. G. White, M. Murphy, E. Kebblewhite, W. Tulloch, W. Brooks, J. Eascwood, and J. Hanshaw. Messrs. A. C. Lee, J. O'Neill, Henry Geary, J. Wingrave, P. J. Dwyer, W. P. Smith, T. P. Wynne, and S. Harvey had signified their intention of withdrawing from the contest. As Auditors : Messra. E. Harding, A. J. Goddard, K. Sim, E. T. Swan, J. R. Harris, C. Howard, and M. Innes were the candidates, while Messrs. D. J. Campbell, A. B. Corner, and J. T. Corner had with drawn from the contest. The Mayor said as there were more candidates than were necessary a poll and the l...