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LATEST BANKRUPTCY. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8. VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
LATEST BANKRUPTCY. Ihubsdat, February S. VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATION3. Henry M'Kearney, of Wagga Wagga, labourer. Mr. A. Morria, official assignee. Thomas Newburn, of Selwin-street, Merewether miner. Mr. L. T. Lloyd, official assignee. Richard Hayes, of Waverley-road, Woollahra, saddler. Mr. E. M. Stephen, official assignee.
FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
FEBRUARY. S -2 I'iiases or tub Moon. o s- New Moon ? Oth ... 7.50 a.m. *- ' ? First Quarter.. 13th .,. 8 48 p.m. '3 o Full Moon ? 20th .„ 12 21 p m. °J - .'?,?£- -- Last Quarter... 27th ... 10.33 p.m. 'g | ???:?. Q Q ApoRfe, 2nd, 8am. Perigee, 18th, 7 a.m. jg £ PlEmahkable Events. ampm '??/? -lThur Spurgeon died 1892 5 23 7 4 9 Fri Railway to Albury opened 1881 5 'H 7 4 3 Snt River Darling discovered 1829 5 25 7 3 4 Sun Quinquageeima Sunday 5 2C 7 2 SMon Carlyle died » 1S81 5 27 7 1 6 Tues Anniversary of Blaok Thursday 5 28 7 0 7 Wed Ash Wednesday ? 5 29 G 5!) 8 Thur First printing press in England 1471 5 30 C 58 fl Kii Bishop Hooper burned 1555 5 310 58 10 Sat (6) MaryboroURh (Q.) founded 1851 5 32 0 57 ????-. 11 Sun 1st Sunday in Lent 5 33 G 5G 12 Hon (11) Melb Public Library opened 1850 5 34 G 55 13 Tuea St. Valentine's Day 5 3D 6 54 14 VVtd |7) II. M.S. Orphtus wrecked at NZ. 18G2 5 3G6 53 .'jlhur 10,000 sheep burned at Stawell, Via. 1851 5 37 0 52 10 Fri Tasmania tettlcd by Lt....
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
THE DAY. ?,.FEBnpARV 9 —St. Appollonia, Tirf in martyr at Alexandria, 249. St. Nicenhorug, martyr at Antloch, 2G0. St. Attracts, virgin in Ireland, fifth century. St. Tlielinn, bishop of Llandaff, otrci. 680, St. Annbcrt, archbishop of Jtouen, «!)5. St. Krhtml, Of Scotland, tf^M century. BonN.— Uauiel tJernouilli, n celobrnteil Swi'anm'hcinnticiuu, 17ft i. ClTGnrngnn; C. B\ Volney, French philosopher, 17 r-l . Died.— Aunea Sorel, 1400, Mewl ; Bishop Hooper, burnt at ?Gloucester. 1555 ; Dr. Kowland Taylor, burnt at Iladleipjh, 1655 ; Ilonry Lord Darnlcy. cnnnorr of Mary Queen oi Scots, murdered, 1507; Dr John GreROry, author ot A Father's ?Let/icy to his Daughters, 177a, KdinbnrqU ; Dr William Uoyce. 1779; Benjamin Martin, philosophical writer, 178-3 ; Neil Maskelyne. astronomer, royal. 1811, Flntnaleed llou^e.
LATE GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
LATE GENERAL NEWS. The South Australian police authorities, by order of the Government, have forbidden the sale o£ children's surprise packets under the Gambling Prevention Act. A man in the District Court, Sydney, yesterday, pleaded that he could not pay a debt because ho was hard up, so much so in fact that he would have to drown hi3 dog, as he could not afford to pay the fee for its registration. Lily Andrews, a bright little girl of 7, travelled overland alone from Sydney to Adelaide, there to join the German steamer Gera, but on her arrival the lady who was to chaperone her found that she had neither a ticket nor the name and address of the relations in England to whom she was con signed. The child was provisionally handed over to the State Children's Department. A Sydney firm has introduced a scene which for novelty and originality certainly takeB the palm. Two aboriginals (natives of New South Wales) have been camping for the past few days in the novelty window, and. have bui...
GUNNEDAH. [BY TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
GUNNEDAH. [By Telkgbaph.1 Bacon and Co. report :--Store shejepmarket firmer j. wethers in good request at low prices. We placed several lota under offer, and have buyers un sup- plied. Store cattle. market rather dull, buyers only operating where great concessions are made. We auction 800 Elderalie bullocks here to-morrow, and1 have 400 cows and 170 calves nearing Breeza, aheap. At our special horse 6als. on the 26th we yard over hundred head good useful sorts. Fat sheep, with, station delivery, saleable. at fair prices. We sold — 900 store, cattle,. 5500 fat s'aeep, 150 fat cattle;, and leased a 5000-acre estate on the Plains.
A Visit to Coonamble. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
A Visit to Coonamble. [By Rambler.'] I have just returned from one of my periodical visits to Coonamble, and I herewith present you with my latest impressions concerning this pro gressive and improving municipality. Like all the rest of the up-country towns of the colony, this ' Queen of the Castlereagh ' has latterly passed through a period of unwonted depression, from which, however, it is now slowly but surely recovering. The hotels appear to be the principal sufferers at this juncture ; and yet great improve ments are going on in respect to them, and one more (the Victory) has been added to their number. One often marvels at the insistent and persistent vitality of the licensed victualling interest. Nothing seems to affect it permanently to its hurt. The emergence of boarding-houses, the growth of Good Teniplary, the settling down and steadying of the floating population, make no perceptible differ ence to its status quo. Other enterprises lapse and come to nought, but this ente...
LATE MARKET NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.] NEWCASTLE. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
I ATI? ffl A Bin?1!1 UFWC PBy Telegraph from our Own Cokrespohden-e;'1 ? NEWCASTLE. Friday. . The market has opened well indeed, operations being brisk in almost all lines. The prevalent feeling is that business generally is on the mend. Onions are moving freely £5 to £5 10s. Potatoes . are scarce and advancing, the ruling quotations : being £3 10s to £3 15a. Oats are in steady request, at 2s 8d to 2s 9d. Maize is easier at 3s 4d to 3s 6d for prime samples of old ; other descriptions from. 3s. Bran is ruling at £3 5s to £3 10a ; and pollard at £3 15s to £4. Cape barley iB offering more freely at 3s 3d to 3s 6d ; and English is; now obtainable at about the about the same figure. Bacon is in good demand at Gd to 6Jd for factory cured. Butter is steady at 9d for best creamery in kegs, and 9£d in prints. Cheese shows an improvement and sale& are still made at 2d to 3d for large, and 3£d to 4d per loaf. Chaff is in good request at lates rates, viz., 65s to 75s. Hay is also unalte...
The Gaslight Handicap. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
The Gaslight Handicap. Following are the starts for the Gaslight Handi cap, which will be commenced to-morrow evening, and be continued on Saturday night following : — T. Post 21, E. Cook 17, J. Bateman 14£, G. Towler 20, J. Breeny 19J, R. Rigg 18£, L. Rigg 16, W. Sheely 18J, F. Sweeney 20, J. Houston 20J, W. Webber 21, C. Braithwaite 17}, A. Young 17£, G. Smithers 18J, J. McDonald 18£, R. Webb 14$, J. McMahon 19, T. McGrath 21, F. Hartup 20, W. Couchman Iff, J. Doherty 18}-, R. Newton 17$, A. Giles 18, J. Vickers 16$ , W. J. Hall 16,}, W. Jamie son 20, J. Flannery 19, H. York 174, G. Cosstick 17J, T. Griffiths 16, J. Threlfo 21, J. Foy 20, J. Reid 16|. M. J. Brown 16, F. G. Brown 18, J. Wright 17, S. Webber 14J-, G. Wilkinson 17, B. Banfield 16, A. Pring 16J, J. Stacey 22, J. A. Brown 16, J. Spears 17, J. Normyle 18, W. Toohey 20J, P. Cafferty 16J, R. Peet 21, J. Butler 17$, F. Hodgins 17, J. Roarty 21, J. Delhunty 16J, F. Nicholson 18*. P. Burg 19£, F. Nies 20, F. Dunlop 17|, A. T...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
[?] TFeom the Pbess Telegraph Association.] London, Thursday. The Admiralty has given order3 for building at Newcastle-on-Tyne several torpedo boat destroyers immediately. The Premier of Nova Scotia had given, notice of. motion to authorise a memorial to the Queen, praying for the abolition of the Canadian Upper House. The relations between the Czar's Government and the Holv See are said to be much strained, on account of the continued persecution of Russian Catholics, owing to their religion. The United States warship Kearsage has been wrecked in the Carribbean Sea. No details of the cause of the disaster have been yet reoeived. The French Government has issued instructions for the construction of nineteen additional torpedo boats of the most modern type, with a view of the necessity of boing in readiness for war. The vessels' completion will be hurried on as rapidly as possible. There is considerable excitement in financial circles owing to the London and North* Western. ?. Distri...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
Granite is the lowest rock in the earth's crust ; it iB the bed rock of the world, It shows no evidence of animal or vegetable life. It is from two to ten times as thick as the united thickness of all other rocks. Ifc is the parent rock from which all other rocks have been directly or indirectly derived. Yeast for bread-making was first manufactured in 1634.
DISTRICT NEWS. WALCHA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
DISTRICT NEWS. [From our Correspondenis.] WAtLCHA. A meeting for the public nomination of aldermen was held in the School of Arts on Tuesday, when a large number o£ ratepayers attended. Mr. S. j Farrell, Returning Officer, read the nominations received, which included Messrs. Jas. Marshall, A. J. Smith, W. R. H. Scott, R. Flanders, and W. H. Bath. As there are only two vacancies the polling day was fixed for the 10th insfc. The various can didates addressed the meeting, the chief efforts of the oratory being as usual, to show by criticism the unfitness of the present and past holders of offices, and the peculiar fitness of each speaker. A keen contest is anticipated. Messrs. Mackenzie and Johnston were elected auditors. A meeting of landowners will be held here on Saturday to consider the question of land taxation. This is the first of a series of intended meetings throughout the New England district, the object apparently being concerted action in this important matter. An interest...
Late Commercial News. Sydney Thursday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
Late Commercial News. Svdnev. Thursdav eveninir. The business in the Stock and Share market to day disclosed nothing of an exceptional character. The transactions were more numerous than yester day, but still the volume of business passing is in considerable. In banks, Australian Joint Stock and New South Wale3 were quitted at previous races, ror tnu n^iius bu xmim uj xhuw South 'Wales new shares higher price was offered. In steam, Balmain and North Shore Ferries were lower, a sale being made of the latter at a conces sion of 3d. United Insurance were a trifle firmer. Australian Gaslight brought the last quoted price. Castlemaine and Wood Brothers' Brewery were offered at a low quotation. All other stocks were about the same as before. The wet weather yesterday proved a vary effec tive check to business in the import markets, and few transactions of importance came under notice. A little more activity was apparent in tea, but beyond this little was doing. The rain, however, was badl...
West Maitland School of Arts. HALF-YEARLY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
West Maitland School of Arts. HALF-YEAELY MEETING. Yesterday evening the half-yearly meeting of the West Maitland School of Arts was held in the Committee Eoom of the Institution, the hall bein g engaged. The President, (the Eev. E. A. Ander son) occupied the chair. The night was an incle ment one and the attendance was small. A sugges tion was made that the meeting should be adjourned till a more favourable evening, but as members continued to drop in, it was decided to proceed with business. The numbers afterwards increased to between 30 and 40. Minutes were read, which were afterwards found not to be the correct ones, and some little confusion occurred, but eventually the confirming of the minutes was allowed to stand over, and at a later stage, the reriorb of the last half-yearly meeting in our files was accepted as the minutes and ordered to be placed in the minute book. The report and balance sheet, which were printed and in the hands of those present, were taken aa read on th...
TAREE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
TAHEE. Fine and warm weather has prevailed for the last few days and it is hoped ifc will continue for some time, as sufficient rain lias fallen for the grass and growing crops. Inconsequence of rough weather prevailing along the coast the s.s. Electra was detained in Taree for about a week, and as soon as the agitated waters assumed a calmer aspect she took her departure for Sydney. While she waa detained in Taree, the Captain and men (23 in all) played a game of cricket against a Taree eleven, and were defeated by five runs. Some of the Electra men exhibited curious styleB with the bat, though some few who were a little more experienced, succeeded in pasting the leather over the boundary several times, and then obtained a very good score. A new style of bowling was also shown, which somewhat puzzled the Taree men. Immense interest was taken in the game, as over one hundred persons congregated to view this novel match, and they appeared to be well satisfied as they highly appreciat...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS.—THIS DAY. Namoi, s., from Sydney. DEPARTURES—THIS DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
SHIPPINa INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. (By telegraph from our CorrespondevJt) A RRIVALS.— This Day. Namoi, s., from Sydney. DEPARTURES— Tim Day. . ? Eddystone, 9., for Melbourne; Uosford, b., for Port Stephens; B. W. Bartlttt, barque, for Honolulu; Lindua, 8., for Adelaide' Golden Shore, schooner, (or Honolulu. Several vessels are in the oiling. SYDNEY. AE R I VALS— Testerday. Illawarra, a., 522 tons, Captain J. Garde, from South Coast ports. Coomonderry, s., 147 tons, Captain Duck, from South Coast portB. Waihora, s.. 19S8 tons, Captain John Anderson, from New Zealand East Coast ports, Auckland, 4th February. Kallatina, a., C46 tons, Captain John Magee, from Grafton 7th instant. Karuah, s., 121 tons, Captain G. W. Nicoll, from Tweed Gth February, Byron Bay, and Coff's Harbour. [By Telegraph ] ARRIVALS-TO-DAY. Glanworth, from Adelaide ; Sydney, from Newcastle ; Cnslnoi barque, from Newcastle ; Tazyn, s., from Hongkong; West Australian, barque, from Hamburg ; Falmerston, from Mel bourne ;...
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER X.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 9 February 1894
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER X.— (-Continued.) ' There is something between tho3e two,' Bhe laminates; and the pity o£ it ia Marigold never divines her suspicions until too late. When next the young girl meets the doctor she , ia relieved to see that his manner is unchanged, and it iB not for days that he mentions his new patient. Then he takes her hand, and for a moment looks searchingly into her beautiful, frightened eyes. 'Marigold,' he says, lowly, 'there is a mys terious patient under my roof. If he did not come '.. Touched for by the highest authority, I should say that is a sane man. His one cry is for you.' 'I will not go to him!' gasps Marigold, her white lips trembling pitcously. 'What have you to fear from him?' almost sternly demands the doctor. ' You must help me eolve this mystery. Come with mo.' Marigold dare not disobey. She never knows how she reaches the cell. She only knows that she would have dropped did not the doctor's strong hand uphold her. In all his life, so full of s...