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Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 4 May 1844
T To Shippers of Horses for Calcutta. To Sail the 10th May, *HE fine A1 Ship WILLIAM MITCALFE, Captain Phillipson, 560 tons burthen, height between decks seven and a half feet, and well ventilated: Terras of freight, £20 per head, payable on safe arrival. Shippers to provide forage ; but, if preferred, the same will be found for £5 per head, payable in Calcutta. Water, fittings, and attendance, to be found by the ship. Apply to GRIFFITHS, GORE, & CO. Bent-street, Sydney, April 13. 273 Courts of Revision.-District of maitland. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that an Open Court will be held at the Police Office, Maitland, on THURSDAY, the 9th day of May next, for the purpose of Revising the Electoral List of Electors of the Northumber- land Boroughs, within the Police District of Maitland ; and on FRIDAY, the 10th day of May next, for the purpose of Revising the Eleetoral Lists of Electors of the Counties of Northumber- land and Durham, within the District of Mait- land. 304 To XMCr. ...
THE MAITLAND MERCURY. SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 1844. MAITLAND DISTRICT ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 4 May 1844
THE MAITLAND MEECUEY. SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 1844. MAITLAND DISTRICT ELECTION. AT the meeting on Wednesday last three more gentlemen were introduced to public notice as candidates for the vacancies in the District Council, namely, Mr. Healy, Mr. Doyle, and Mr. Keddie. A report of the proceedings on the occasion, as full as circumstances would permit tis to give, will be found in our fourth page. As the election will take place befoie our next publication, we feel it a duty to offer our opinion of the merits of the respective candidates ; and in doing so we will take them in the order in which they came before the public. Of Mr. Portus's qualifications for the office we have already expressed a favorable opinion. Our opinion as regards his fitness for the office remains unchanged ; but we were certainly disappointed that he did not meet the electors on Wednesday, to enter more at large into his views upon district matters-and we have no doubt, from the result of the show of hands, that ...
HUNTER RIVER DISTRICT NEWS. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.] PATERSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 4 May 1844
HTJCTTER RIVER, DISTRICT MEWS. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.] PATERSON. SALE OF STOCK.-The whole of the stock offered at the second annual sale at Brinkburne, on Wednesday, the 17th instant, was sold. The attendance of buyers was numerous, but the bidding was slow and cautious. There was an evident disinclination to purchase, but the supe- riority of the stock proved too great a tempta- tion, and the sale was not concluded until the following day. The prices realised were as follows :-Average of cows, most of them having calves, £2 10s. per head ; heifers, £1 12s. ; bull calves, 6 months old, out of fine cows, by im- ported bulls, £117s. ; 2 year old steers, £2 8s. ; Mares in foal, £12 6s. ; horses, £11 ; a mixed herd of young cattle, sold privately, 15s. 6d. Paterson, 20th April, 1844. BLACK CREEK. ROBBERY.-On Wednesday last a man was taken into custody for robbing a cart, on which he Irad obtained the permission of the driver to ride, of a bundie containing various articles of soft go...
SYDNEY NEWS. WHOLESALE PRICES OF COLONIAL FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE IN THE SYDNEY MARKET, DURING THE PRESENT WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 4 May 1844
SYDUTEY HEWS. WHOLESALE PRICES OF COLONIAL FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE IN THE SYDNEY MARKET, DURING THE PRESENT WEEK. WHEAT.-This market continues without any alteration, but there is a demand for good samples of colonial growth, which is realising about 8s per bushel. FLOUR is selling at jEll per ton, though some of the millers are offering it at £10 ; but £11 may be considered as the market price. OATS.-In this article there is no deviation whatever. CAPE BARLEY is realising Is per bushel. ENGLISH BARLEY is in demand, and is bringing about Ss 6d per bushel for prime samples for malting. HAY.-There lins been no alteration in the, price of hay, though good samples, both of oaten and lucerne, are scarce. BACON ASS HAMS are much in demand, and good articles would meet with ready sale. CHEESE is still without any alteration in price. BUTTER continues to be well supplied, and is realising - about 6d per lb. PIGS are much in demand, and will sell readily at 3d per lb. Porkers of from 60 to 80...
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. PROOF OF CLAIMS. (Before the Chief Commissioner, Sydney.) Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 4 May 1844
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. PK00F OF CLAIMS. (Before the Chief Commissioner, Sydney.) Monday. In the estate of Robert Cottrell, a single I meeting : R. Graham, £25 ; Pite and Preston, £23 14s 4d ; H. O. Arayne, £31 13s 8d. Wednesday, May 1. In the estate of Potts, Baxter, and Co., a special meeting : the Bank of Australasia, £420 ; the Commercial Bank, £48 7s 2d; Campbell and Co., £42. MEETINGS OF CREHITORS. In the estate of Robert Ramsay McKenzie, of New England, settler and grazier, at the supreme court-house, Sydney, on Friday, May 3rd, at 2 p.m., and on Tuesday, May 21st, at 10 a.m. In the estate of John Dow, of Arden Hall, county of Durham, grazier, at the supreme court-house, Sydney, on Friday, the 10th of May, at half-past ten a.m., a second meeting. NEW INSOLVENTS. APRIL 27.-Robert Dixon, of Toongabbee, near Parramatta, farmer: debts, £451 11s; balance deficiency, £217 9s. 30.-Thomas Russell Duigan, of Ultimo, Sydney, surgeon. No schedule filed. 80.-Charles Weaver, of Castlereag...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 4 May 1844
PASTORAL ASSOCIATION of New South Wales. Committee. CHAIRMAN-BENJAMIN BOYD, ESQ. W. BLAND, ESQ., M.C. M. C. O'CONNELL, ESQ. W. C. WENTWORTH, ESQ., M.C. W. DUMARESQ, ESQ., M.C. THOMAS WALKER, ESQ., M.C. GEORGE M'LEAY, ESQ. JOHN DOBIE, ESQ., J.P. R. GRAHAM, ESQ. » DR. NICHOLSON, M.C. FRANCIS TAAFFE, ESQ. ROBERT GORE, ESQ. W. FOSTER, ESQ., M.C. J. PHELPS ROBINSON, ESQ., M.C. CHARLES COWPER, ESQ., M.C. O. BLOXSOME, ESQ. J. BLAXLAND, SEN., ESQ., M.C. H. H. MACARTHUR, ESQ., M.C. R. WINDEYER, ESQ., M.C. ROBERT JOHNSTONE, ESQ. ROBERT LOWE, ESQ., M.C. F. LORD, ESQ., M.C. W. H. SUTTOR, ESQ., M.C. D'ARCY WENTWORTH, ESQ., M.C HENRY O'BRIEN, ESQ., J.P. T. A. MURRAY, ESQ., M.C. J. Phelps Robinson, Esq., M.C, having been appointed Treasurer of the Association, the Subscriptions of persons desirous of becoming Members are to be paid or remitted to that gentleman, at No. 2, Church-hill ; where also communications for the Secretary are to be addressed. CHARLES D. LOGAN, Secretary. Sydney, April 22. 8...
Classified Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
Stores at Newcastle. SHIPPERS OF WOOL, TALLOW, &c., can be accommodated with Stores on moderato terms, by ANDREW M'lLWAINB. Watt-street, Newcastle, May 4, 1844. 324 FOR SALE, a Quiet MILKING HERD of CATTLE, about 250 head, .running within 40 miles of Maitland. Apply to ALEXANDER DODDS. Maitland, April 11th, 1844. 243 JUST RECEIVED, and on Sale at the Mart of the undersigned, on very reasonable terms- ^ LOUTH PARK CHEESE, of prime quality. JAMES SOLOMON. West Maitland, March 29,1844. 213 TO LET, that House and Premises situated in Bank-street, East Maitland, and known as the COTTAGE OF CONTENT," at present in the occupation of Mr. Samuel Bailey, who has carried on a flourishing business, as a Li- censed Victualler, for several years. The house is in every respect well adapted for a public house, and in which a good business is now done. Mr. Bailey having built a new house, to which he will remove before the first day of July next, the "Cottage of Content" will be ready for th...
NEWCASTLE A FREE [?]ORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
NEWCASTLE A FREE FORT. "THE provisional committee appointed to ?make arrangements for holding a public meeting, to petition the Governor to re- commend that Newcastle be made a free port, met on Saturday last, at the Rose Inn. A. Lang, Esq., was called to the chair. A draft of a petition, and also a draft of a series of resolutions including a petition, were submitted to the meeting. The committee adopted the latter, of which we subjoin a copy. It was agreed that a public meeting should be held at the Northumberland Hotel on Monday, May 13th, at two o'clock; and that E. C. Close, Esq., the Warden of the district, should be requested to preside on the occasion. Mr. R. Jones was appointed secretary, and was instructed to communicate with several gentlemen relative to proposing the resolu- tions. The committee then adjourned till Monday next, at one o'clock ; to meet at the Northumberland Hotel. The following is the draft of resolutions and petition adopted : 1. That the district of th...
NOMINATION OF DISTRICT COUNCILLORS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
aroMcno'ATiozr OF DISTRICT COXTKTCII.I.ORS. On Tuesday last a meeting of the electors of Maitland was held at the Dis- trict Council chamber, East Maitland, for the purpose of nominating two candidates to fill the vacancies occasioned by the retirement of Captain Hungerford and W. F. Gordon, Esq. There was a large number of the electors assembled, and The WARDEN, E. C. Close, Esq., hav- ing taken the chair, said they were assem- bled that day to put in force that part of the charter of incorporation of the district contained in the 7th, 8th, and 9th clauses. Some doubts had been raised as to whether there should be a writ issued by the Governor, but both the Act of Parliament and the charter were silent on that point, and unless the Legislative Council should at some future time regulate the matter, he supposed it would remain as at present, and they would meet, as a matter of course, without any writ at all. Considering, therefore, that the meeting was legally ?constituted, he woul...
BRITISH EXTRACTS. RIGHTS OF WOMAN IN THE UNITED STATES.— [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
BRITISH EXTRACTS. RIGHTS OF WOMAN IN THE UNITED STATES. The Senate of the State of Tennessee have passed a law to secure to married women the right in, and enjoyment of, their own property. It pro- vides that a wife shall have the same undisturbed control of her own estate after marriage which she had before. It prevents her property from passing out of her hands, on marriage, by mere operation of law without her consent. WRONGS OP WOMAN.-The militia law of Rhode Island does not exempt females from performing military duty, and several have been arrested and confined for disobeying the said law. «. POLICE FOR CHINA.-It is the intention of the Government to send out twelve inspectors of police and twelve privates to the island of Hong- kong, the general corps to be selected from the natives there. The inspectors are to be allowed £400 per annum. DISPUTE WITH MEXICO.-There is a rumour in the city, which seems pretty well accredited, that the varied disputes with Mexico, both on commer...
IMPOUNDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
IMPOZrsrDIKGS. At Paterson, on the 2nd May-One brindle sided poley cow, face, back, and belly white, branded TR off ribs, 5 off shoulder, brand off rump illegible, brand on the near ribs apparently JM, with more brands, fM near rump, two diamonds under, split ears, dewlap cut off, damages Id. If not claimed and released within 21 days, she will be sold. JAMES KEPPIE, Poundkeeper.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
Births. On Saturday, the 4th May, at Newcastle, the lady of Major Crummer, J.P., of a daughter. On Thursday, May 2nd, at the Parsonage, West Maitland, the lady of the Rev. W. Stack, of a boy.
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. Mr. James Solomon, at the yards opposite the Rose Inn, at noon, cattle, and horse stock ; after which, at Mr. Mein's residence, furniture. MONDAY. Mr. Jeremiah Ledsam, on the ground, at twelve, allotments of land in Durham-street, West Maitland. Mr. Chapman, at Lennoxton, at eleven, cattle, Durham bulls, horses, working bullocks, imple- ments, and crops. TUESDAY. Mr. Jeremiah Ledsam, at the yards opposite the Rose Inn, at twelve, horses, cattle, &c. ; also, at the show yards, after the show, stock. Mr. James Solomon, at his gale yards, behind the Albion Inn, brood mares, horses, colts, and fillies. WEDNESDAY. Mr. Chapman, at the yards at the rear of the Albion Inn, at eleven, horse stock. THURSDAY. Mr. James Solomon, at the Horse Bazair, at one, horses, cattle, and other property. Mr. Jeremiah Ledsam, at the Rose Inn, at twelve, allotments of land in West Maitland.
COMMERCIAL REMARKS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
COMMERCIAL REMARKS. Very little business has been this week transacted in Maitland, scarcely any produce whatever having been brought in, which may probably be accounted for by the rain which fell in the early part of the week having caused the farmers to be busy with their -«heat sowing. Neither maize, barley, or wheat have under- gone the slightest alteration in price; but scarcely any "sales have been this week effected. Dairy produce is without alteration. In the vegetable market the -supply still continues abundant, and the quality has been somewhat improved by the late rain. There has been no change in the price, except in potatoes, which appear to have a slight tendency downwards, the best Derwent seed potatoes being now sold at 4s. per cwt. Fruit is becoming very scarce, and with the exception of oranges, the quality is not generally good. Quinces are quite out. The late peaches are selling ot from 1-Jd. to 2d. per dozen.
SYDNEY NEWS. WHOLESALE PRICES OF COLONIAL FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE IN THE SYDNEY MARKET, DURING THE PRESENT WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
SYXWBY STEWS. WHOLESALE PRICES OF COLONIAL FARM AND DAIRY PRODUCE IN THE SYDNEY MARKET, DURING THE PRESENT WEEK. WHEAT.-The market continues without deviation from last week, prices varying from 2s 9d. to 3s per bushel for best samples of colonial growth, sales of which are more easily effected than they were. FLOUR continues steady, and is selling at the principal mills at £11 per ton for first flour, and £9 for seconds. MAIZE.-Little or no alteration has taken place in this market ; good old maize is fetching Is 3d to Is 6d per bushel ; the highest price of new corn is Is 4d per bushel. CAPE BARLEY.-There are very few purchasers for this article, which is only realising Is per bushel of 52 lbs. ENGLISH BARLEY is still in demand, and realising about 3s per bushel, though none but the very primest samples are saleable for malting. HAY.-A little reaction has taken place in the sale of hay, though not in the prices. Good compressed oaten and lucerne has been in demand, occasioned by t...
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. PROOF OF CLAIMS. (Before the Chief Commissioner, Sydney.) Friday, May 3. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS. PROOF OF CLAIMS. (Before the »Chief Commissioner, Sydney.) Friday, May 3. A first meeting was held in the estate of R. R. Mackenzie, but'no claims were proved. Saturday, May 4. In the estate of Henry Pèlerin Dutton, a third meeting: W. Workman, £53 8s 8d; Thomas Brown and Co., £3 11s 4d ; G. B. W. and G. Sheppard, of England, £625 ; the estate of JRobert Lord, £15 15s ; J. Riddell, £7 5s 4d ; William Wanett, £15 4s 6d ; J. Burgess, £11 4s lOd; the estate of P. J. Cohen, £33 6s lOd; Mrs. White, £44 11s ; the Australian Agricul- tural Company, £336 6s 5d; J. Westmore, £7 Is 9d. The meeting allowed the insolvent Ms wearing apparel and £20 worth of furniture. In the estate of John Mackay, a third meeting ; the Commercial Bank, £31413 9d. In the estate of Simeon J. Cohen and Alfred Levien : H. Macdermott, £31 4s 9d. Monday, May 4. In the estate of Richard Alexander Wiseman, a special meeting : John W. M'Curdy, £35 10s ; P. Long, £131 18s 3d. An adjourned single me...
THE MAITLAND MERCURY. SATURDAY, MAY 11, 1844. NEWCASTLE A FREE PORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
THE MAITLAND MEBCUKY. SATURDAY, MAY 11, 1844. NEWCASTLE A FREE PORT. ÍON Monday next a public meeting will be held at the Northumberland Hotel, to petition the Governor to recommend that Newcastle be declared a free port. A copy of the resolutions and petition to be submitted to the meeting will be found in our supplement of this day» "We most earnestly press upon all who "are interested in the welfare of the district "to render their cordial assistance in carry- ing out the important object which the meeting of Monday is intended to promote. The district has already passed the point at which the boon ought to have been conceded; and its inhabitants will be wanting in shrewdness and spirit if they do not make a vigorous and united effort to throw off the restriction which fetters their commerce. Any one who reflects on the subject must see that eveiy interest in the district is labouring under a serious disadvantage in our being subjected to an annual tax of at least ¿610,000, in th...
MAITLAND DISTRICT ELECTION. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River General Advertiser — 11 May 1844
MAITLAND DISTRICT ELECTION. Yesterday being the day appointed for the election of two members of the District Council of Maitland, at an early hour all was bustle and activity on the part of the friends of the various candidates in the field. A band was in attend- ance at the Rose Inn throughout the day, and at several of the inns banners were displayed from the windows. Throughout the whole of the day the greatest good humour prevailed among all parties. A. Lang, Esq., was the deputy returning officer for West Maitland. The polling com- menced very soon after nine o'clock in the morning, and for some time continued to pro- gress very slowly ; at eleven o'clock the numbers stood as follows : EAST MAITLAND. Portus.'.. 2 Green. 0 Healy..'... 0 WEST MAITLAND. Portus. 2 Green. 14 Healy ..... 15 The polling still continued very slack until about one o'clock, when the numbers staod as follows : EAST MAITLAND. Portus.29 Green. 4 Healy. 4 WEST MAITLAND. Portus.,. 16 Green. 37 Healy. 29 Afte...