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LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Wednesday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
LATE MARKET HEWS. SYDNEY. [From thb Press Telegraph. Asbocbaition.] Wednesday afternoon. ? Flour quiet ; New South Wales roller sold at £8 103 to £ 8 15s, Victorian £715s to £8~5s. Wheat dull and plentiful, new milling . brought 3s- !&„ ohicfc wheat to 2s lid;, bran, quiet, 7d-; pollard, 8Jd; maize dull, prime old river to 3s, new Clarence Eiver 2s 9d, Queensland 3s ; oats sold at- 2s 7£d, fair feed 2s 5d to 2s 6d ; chaff, prime £» 10s to £3 15s, other sorts from £3; very choice £4; barley, Cape 2b 9d. Lucerne hay scar.ee ; Hunter Eiver and railway choice £2 153 to £3 ; hay, oaten in bundles £3-to £3 15s ;: onionB, £4 15s; Early Eose potatoea to £4 5s, blueakins£3 15a, Brow nell's £3 5s, Circular Head £4 5s to £4 10s. Straw meets with fair enquiry; local bundles £2, derrick pressed £2. Butter in, fair demand-; creamery and best brands of factory 8id. factory 8d. dairv firt to 7d, pastry 4d to 5di Bacon, hand-cured Gd to 6£d j machine-cured 5d to 5Jd, middles 7d to 8d i hama,...
Sydney Teed Grains Market. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
^Sydney Feed Grains Market. A correspondent writes :— The rpceipt of 1471 bags of maize from the Northern rivers, 2795 ba^s from Brisbane, about 400 bags at Redfern, and also a considerable quantity at Darling Harbour, had tne effect of completing the collapse which was so clearly impending at the end of last week. Early m the morning agents succeeded in placin' true Us or nrimp. Tnmnf ivmi^^ n-. r ? o^ r» ^ , «P 3d. At Redfern, by auction, 3s 2d and 3s 2.}d were received, but later on in the day agents generally would, with the greatest willingness, have allowed 'i ^e gram they had to their names to be taken off their hands at 3s. Be3t new river maize settled down to 2s 9d for best, although early in the day a few lots were mentioned at 2a lid. Queenaland also closed at 2s 9d, although occasionally higher values came under notice. The severity of the col lapse seems to be entirely due tc the heavy sup plies from Queensland, which were, on thepartof the nwvjonty of the trade at leas...
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Tuesday, February 6. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THE EASTER ENCAMPMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. (Herald.) Tuesday, February 6. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THE EASTER KNCAMPSIE5JT. The Premier does not see hi3 way to sanction a military encampment at Easter. Thia because of the cost, which is estimated at some £33,000, a sum which the colony in these hard times can but ill-spare. MOTION FOR ADJOURNMENT. Mr. Fegan, who seemed much annoyed at the action of the police authorities, in granting protec tion to the men now working in the Stockton mine where there is supposed to be a strike, moved the adjournment of the House. The presence of this body, or ' army' of police, as he called it, was, in his eyes, entirely unnecessary, since no act of vio lence had as yet been committed. This, it was at onco evident, was the thorn rankling in Mr. Fe^an's side, but he tried to conceal his intentions by 'com- plaining that the mine was unsafe, and by stating that its condition had been condemned by the Government inspector and the police court Bench at Newcastle. Ther...
SINGLETON. POLICE COURT—TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 6TH. (Before Messrs. J. N. Brooks, P.M., and St. Thos. Loder, J.P.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
SINGLETON. Police Court — Tuesday, February 6th.' (Before Messrs. J. N. Brooks, P.M., and St. Thos. Loder, J.P.) Charge under the Education Act. — Joseph Minto was summoned, at the instance of the police, for neglecting to send his child to school. The case was postponed for a week. Insanity. — James 'White was brought up on the above charge. On the recommendation of the medical officer, Dr. Read, tbe Bench remanded accused for three days for further medical treat ment. Slaughtering Licenses. — Slaughtering licenses were granted to Messrs. G. T. Loder and St. Thomas Loder, both, of Wylie Flat, near Singleton. Cattle Stealing. — The charge against William E. Cunneen for the above offence was further adjourned till Saturday next, after a great deal of evidence had been taken.
DISTRICT NEWS. GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
DISTRICT NEWS. [From our Correspondents.] GRETA. A Mishap. — Yesterday morning while a little lad was driving one of Aldermaa Nattrass's bread carts along the main Btreet, the animal collapsed all of a heap in front of the Council Chambers, and shot the boy over its back into the street. Happily the youngster managed to do a lucky ' straddle ' down the equine incline, and so reached terra firma, in safety, but he is not game to repeac the experi ment. The horse was not injured. Greta, Feb. 7, 1894.
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT, WEST MAITLAND. READING 9 A.M., 7TH FEB., 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
BIETEOKOLOGICAI, REPORT, WEST MAITLAND. Reading 9 a.m., 7th Feb., 1894. Thermometer— Maximum, 89 ; minimum, 5G. Kumarke— E.S.E. , fine.
Daily Weather Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
Daily Weather Eeport. The following meteorological and weather information was recaived at the West Maitland telegraph station to-day :— Armidale— Eaat, fine Aberdeen — Calm, fine, warm Branxton— Calm, fine Bourke— S., cloudy Uoggabri— Calm, fine Barraba— Calm, fine, dear ; 7 pointa Bingara— N.W.. fine, dear ; 21 pointa Brewarrina— N.E., doudy Cassilis— S.E., cloudy ; 15 points ' Coolah— Calm, doudy , 18 pointa Coonabarabrnn— Calm, cloudy . Coonamblc — E., cloudy Clarence Town— S.E., fine Denman ? Calm, fine Dungog— Calm, fine ? Greta— Calm, fine Glen InneB— Calm, flna Goodooga— N.E., cloudy Gunnedah— Calm, fine Gundy— Calm, fine, dear Jerry's Plains— Calm, fine Morpeth— N.E., fresh fine MuBwellbrook— S.E., fine Murrurundi— Calm, fine Bloonan Brook— Calm, fine, clear Merriwa — Calm, cloudy Millie-N., fine Moree— Calm, fine Manilla— Calm, fine, clear Mogil Mogil— N.E.. cloudy Mungindi— N.E.. cloudy Newcastle— E., light, fine, sea smooth Narrabri— Calm, fine l'illiga— Calm, cloudy Pat...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. MR. BAILEY ON MUNICIPAL LAW—THE CASE OF MARKS' APPEAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
LBTTBUS TO THB EDITOR MR. BAILEY ON MUNICIPAL LAW-THE CASE OF MARKS' APPEAL. TWl' 1 V iey -m hls nomination address on I'$y ^ ref«'°& t° this case stated that the Municipal Council of Sydney had an assessment 5«n rru ^°rP xn GfiorSe-street at tho sum of nt ? f n I ari:s aPPealed. and tho Judge of the District Court reduced the annual value from £450 ?„,?;;, That the Municipal Council appealed to Z/^ ?rrfc- Which stained tho assessment made by the court below, or in other words the Mr Bailey is advised to look at tho ease again, and he will see that the Full Courb reversed the assessment made by the Diatrict Court Jud^o or l*A?n T LWoidB Bt|stained the first assessment of « T& to^V?'^,.*1!1 find the caBe fu'y stated in I he Weekly Notes/' volume 7, pages 95 and 96. T, ,„.,, JT1 GEO. THOS. CHAMBERS. East Maitland, Feb. 7, I8fi4.
TEMORA. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
TECnORA. . Wednesday. . A man named P. Duggan, a miner and an old resident, whilst crossing Tynan's lead last night on his way home, fell down a shaft, a 30 feet drop. This morning some men who discovered Duggan procured a rope and rescued him,' none the worse for his adventure. During the night the imprisoned man with the aid of a stone dug steps in thu side of the shaft within ten feet of the top, slipping down twice to the bottom again.
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. [FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.] NEWCASTLE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. [From Our Correspondents.] NEWCASTLE. Wednesday. The following additional nominations took place yesterday : — Merewether. — Macquarie Ward :' Alderman W. Williams, re-elected. Glebe Ward : M. A. Curry. Morgan Ward: W. Wilson. Mitchell Ward: J. Hicks. All three candidates returned unopposed. For an extraordinary vacancy, Thomas Kempster and Tom Harvey are candidates. Polling on Saturday. Adamstowk. — North Ward: Jos. Kenny, re elected. East Ward : A. Bush, A. Power, W. Lambert. South Ward : J. Eobinson, J. Gray. Polling day, Saturday. Wickham. — Wickham Ward: J. B. Barclay, A. M. Trewin. Islington Ward : Alex. Shedden, jun., J. Kidd. Tighe's Hill: Thos. Eobson (un Edwards, Thoa. Firth. Polling day, Monday. New Lambton. — First Ward: Thos. Earaadale, R. Snowball. Second Ward: Jas. Dunkley, Jas. Dorrity. Third Ward: F. Keid (informal), John Lyshon. John Lyshon was therefore declared duly elected. Polling day on Saturday. Wallsend.— Central Ward: J. Tiplady, W. Will...
MOREE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
B9OREE. . Wednesday; . A case is exciting much local intereet in which Arthur Thompson, J.P., was accused of tibing in Bulting language to the police on Anniversary Day. A number of local squatters, all justices of the peace, swore that no such language was used by defendant, but the only bad language was used by the constable, who was much excited. The magis trate finnlly dismissed the case, which excited, considerable comment. The ill-feeling arose out oE certain peculiar proceedings which took place here during the small hours of the morning of Anniver sary Day.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 7 February 1894
At ttie Lambton colliery yesterday two accidents took place. Eobert Barclay, a shiftman working on the pit top, was crushed between two skips, and will be laid up for some weeks. No bones were broken. A miner, James Jukes, had his foot iammed in the workings and had to be taken home. At a general meeting of the Newcastle Eifle Club Captain Mulvey's resignation was accepted, and Mr. H. W. Lee was unanimously elected in his stead. In accordance with a rjromise made at Stockton on Monday, Mr. J. L. Fegan has given notice of motion for the appointment of a committee to report upon the working of collieries, the eommittee to consist of Messrs. Slattery, Cook, Edden, Nichol son, M'Court, Morgan, Cann, Grahame, Scott, and the mover. Everything went on quietly at the Stockton col liery yesterday. The only noise made was that of the tinkettling and bell ringing by females, boys, and girls. These persons seem now to lock for ward every afternoon to coming out both as a mat ter of duty as well...
Sydney Wool Market. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 February 1894
Sydney Wool Market. [Br Telegraph.] Tihursdav. Messrs. Goldsbrough, Mort and Co. report :— We offered at our first sale of the fortnightly series yesterday 1577 bales of wool to tho usual large attendance of buyers. Competition was very been for all descriptions and the rates rulinc- a fortnight ago were well maintained, the market sb a whole showing no appreciable change. 1457 bales were disposed of at auction and privately ; good greasy merino selling to 8d, good medium scoured to 14d, good lambs to 12-Jd, good medium pieces ll^d, good bellies lid, and super locks 9|d ; medium washed fleece sold to 9Jd.
LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Thursday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 February 1894
LATE JKABKEi HEWS.. SYDKEY. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] Thursday afternoon. Flour quiet ; New South. Wales roller sold at .£8 10s 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, SJd'j . maize, 2s 9d to 3s, Tumufc from 3s to 3s Id ; oats, prime bright feed brought 2s 8d, and fair feed 2s 6d to 2s 7d j chaff, prime J23 10s to £3 15s, other sorts from .£3, very choice £&; 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, £,'!? 15s .; Early Rose potatoes to .£4 5s, blueskins .£3 15s, Brow nell'B £3 5s, Circular Head £4, 5s to M 10s. Straw meets with fair enquiry; local bundles £2, derrick pressed £2. Butter in fair demand ; creamery and best brands of factory 8id, factory 8d, dairy 6d to 7d, pastry 4d to 5d. Bacon, hand-cured Cd to fiirl. machine-niirf-d 5d t,a Sir!, middlpa tfrJ fxi Rrl . ...
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] NEW ENGLAND JOCKEY CLUB RACES. Armidale, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 February 1894
LATE SPOffflK HEWS. [Bt Telegraph.] WEW EHGLANQ JOCKEY OU2B RftG!~£. Armidale, Wednesday. The New England Jockey Cub races were con tinued to-day. The weather was again fine, and the attendance was nearly double that of yesterday. The results were : Club Handicap. — Cawarra, 1 j Manilla, 2 ; Mount Morgan, 3. New England Cup, 100 sovs. ; nine furloDgs. — Mr. Fletcher's Herbalist, 1 ; Mr. W. N. Willis's Culgoa, 2 ; Mr. O'Neill's Zoedone, 3. Bellman fall. Disposal Stakes. — Buckwheat, 1 ; Mount Mor gan, 2 ; First Light, 3. Grand Stand Plate, — Zoedone, 1 ; Herbalist, 2 ;, iBrolite, 3. Farewell Handicap. — Advance, 1 ; Buckwheat, ?'? 2 5 First Light, 3.
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 February 1894
LITEST CABLEGiAE. [From the Pkdhs Telegraph Association'.] London, Wednesday. : A remarkable railway disaster ia reported from Compeigne, in the North of France. A case of goods fell from a truck attached to a goods train, and a passenger train from Paris to Belgium struck the case, and it was larouaht to a standstill. Shortly after a second passenger train came along and dashed into the one ahead with terrible foroe. Several cars were completely wrecked, and three persons killed and ten inora 01 less seriously injured. Despatches from Sh Petersburg report serious riots have occurred in the iron mines at Ural Mountains. Five thousand miners took part in the disturbance. The troops were called out, and a conflict ensued, the rioters being repulsed after a large number had been killed and wounded. Princess Louise, of Bulgaria, wife of Prince Ferdinand, is dying. The Maltese Courts are disputing the legality of Protestant marriages celebrated in the Island, o£ which there has been abou...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 February 1894
'flllllillllll' Motice to Admtissrs. ALL ALTERATIONS for Standing Advertise ments in the Wcelly Mercury MUST in future BE LODGED IN THIS OFFICE NOT LATER THAN SIX O'CLOCK on the EVENING OF WEDNESDAY. Alterations coming to hand after the time named will be hold over till the following week. ADVERTISEMENTS also intended or the Weekly Mercury MUST BE IN THE OFFICE NOT LATER THAN TWELVE O'CLOCK ON FRIDAY, or their insertion cannot be guaranteed. TUCKER, GILLIES, & THOMPSON, Propristcrs