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DISTRICT TELSGRAIS. NEWCASTLE. Saturday. THE STOCKTON COLLIERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 February 1894
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. [Prom our Co-respondents.] HEWGASTLE. Saturday. THE STOCKTON COLLIERY. The Stockton Citizens Coucilliation Committee held a meeting last night in the Temperance Hall, Stockton, to consider matters connected with the state of the colliery. The chair was taken by the Mayor, Alderman O'Toole, There were ten mem bers present. The first business was the reception 0° a letter from Mr. T. Lewis, the miners local secretary, stating that unless the manager consented to withdraw the non-unionists from the pit, no con ference between him and the miners representatives could be held. Several members having spoken, and expressed their regret that matters could proceed no further, as the manager would not consent to discharge the new men, it was deemed advisable to do nothing at present. It was also pointed out that the object of *he committee in obtaining a con ference on the matter with a view of settlement had been partly accomplished. A conference between the miners and th...
The Municipal Elections. OFFICIAL DECLARATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 February 1894
The Municipal Elections. OFFICIAL DECLAEATIONS. The official declarations of the aldermen elected bo the Municipal Councils of 'West Maitland and Morpeth were made at noon to-day. At East Maitland bhe successful candidabes will be declared elected this evening. WEST fflAITLAND. The proseedings were conducted in the Town Hall in bhe presence of between twenty-five and thirty people. Punatually at noon the Eetubning-Officer (Alderman Cracknell) gave the number of votes polled in the election, which were as follows : — Court Town House. Hall. Total. Mr. W.Taylor ? 205 ... 338 . ... 543 H. Crobhers ? 201 ... 313 ... 514 W. C. Qninton... 170 ... 306 ... 476 OK. Young ? 191 ... 216 ... 407 W. H. Mullen... 102 ... 176 ... 278 Informal ? 40 LOCAL OPTION VOTING. Division A.— New Lichnses. No ? .99 Yes ? 35 136 Division B. — Ebmovals. No ? 92 Yes ? 44 136 It was his pleasing duty, he said, to declare William Taylor, Henry Crothere, William Charles Quinton, and Oliver Kay Young duly elected as...
LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Saturday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 February 1894
T ATP HMFT IFW^ SYDNEY. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] Saturday afternoon. Flour quiet ; New South Wales roller sold at £8 10s to £8 15s, Victorian £7 15s to .£8 5s. Wheat, now milling, 2s lid for Sydney delivery, chick wheat 2s lid; bran, quiet, 7d ; maize, prime old river 3b, new river 2b 9d, Queensland 2s 9d to 3s, Tumut 3s to 3s Id ; pollard, 8Jd ; oats, prime bright feed brought 2s 8d, and faic feed 2s 6d to 23 7d ; chaff, prime £3 10s to £Z 15s, other sorts from £3, very choice JE4 ; barley, Cape 2s 9d. Lucerne hay scarce ; Hunter River .£3, railway choice .£3 to £3 10s ; hay, oaten in bundles £3 bo £3 15s ; onions, £4, 15s $ Potatoes, Hunter River £3 10s, others unaltered. Straw meets with fair enquiry ; local bundfes £2, derrick pressed £2. Butterin fair demand; creamery and best brands of factory 8id, factory Sd, dairy (id to 7d, pastry 4d to 5d. Bacon, hand-cured Sd tc» 6£d, machine-cured 5d to 5id, middles 7d to 8dj hams, colonial 9d to lOd, English Is to Is 2Jd,...
ST. GEORGE (QUEENSLAND). Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 February 1894
ST. GEORGE (QUEENSLAND). Saturday. Weather now hot and dry, but grass and water are abundant. The passings are — 20 horses from St. George to Mexico, Skuthorpe, owner, in charge ; 1000 mixed cattle, Hobartvillc to Angledool, Forester, owner, Farlow in charge ; 11 horses, Angledool to Red cliffe, Roes, owner, in charge ; 27 horses, Dubbo 4o Hughenden, Gray, owner, Cuthbertson in charge.
[BY TELEGRAPH.] Sydney, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 February 1894
[By Telegraph.] . ' Sydney, Saturday. Mr. Jas. N. Brunker reports :— Homohnsh fat stock sales, yesterday .—Sheep : 46,000 penned i'or the week's supply. The market improved for all descriptions; best wethers made to 83, good from 6s 6d, others from 43 6d ; ewes 4s to 63 Gd, lambs 3a to 8s each. Cattle : 2200 yarded j market firm : prime pens bullocks made to £Q 5s, good ditto JM to .£5, others from £3 per head, equal to 13a per' 100 lbs. for best beef. At my stores, Circular Quay, butchers' produce sold firm at last week's rates. Butchers' mixed tallows made £-20 to ,£20 ' 103 per ton. Hides ranged from lgd to S.ld per lb'., according to weight. SheepektuB ranged from 12cl to 30d per skin. At the wharf lucerne hay was iu good demand at GOs to 70s ; potatoes, 70s per' ton j pumpkins, 3s to 4s per dozen ; maize, 2s Gd to 3a per bushel. Messrs. John See and Company report : — Maiza, 2s 6d to 33 ; potatoes scarca, Bvownell's £i, Tas- . ? manian £5 ; urge farmers to ship . promptly. ? . ...
GRETA. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
GRETA. Monday afternoon. The municipal elections were pulled off to-day in the Council Chambers, much interest and activity having been displayed during the whole dny by 1 few of the friends and partizane of one or two of the candidates. In one case at least, however, the candidate thus nobly supported did not secure a place, could not, as a matter of fact, and at the close the voting stood as follows :— Mr. J. Rylatfc ? 106 Mr. B. Pryor ? 105 Mr. T. Waugh ? 88 - Mr. J.Jones ? 73 Mr. W. Patrick ? 48 Mr. C. Stanmore ? 47 Mr.O. Canty ? ....:.......... 36 Informal ? 16 Messrs. Rylatt, Pryor, and Watigb are fcherefere elected. The count for auditors is — Mr. N. Palmer 136, Mr. W. B. Tipper 119, Mr. H. Chappell 111 5 informal, 18.
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. newcastle. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. [From our Correspondents.] NEWCASTLE. Mondav. The results of the various suburban municipal elections on Saturday were as follows : — Carrington. — Seven candidates ; three vacancies for aldermen. Messrs. Wm. Smith, David Owen, Morris Light were returned as aldermen. Messrs. J. L. Lawson and Jas. E. Rodgers as auditors. Merbwether. — Ordinary vacancies : Aldermen W. Williams, A. Cnrrie, W. Wilson, and J. Hicks were rehirned unopposed. Extraordinary vacancy for Glebe Ward : Alderman T. Kempster. Hamilton.— Aldermen : J. Arkins, F. Lever, J. Raine (unopposed), E. G. Melville. Auditors : Messrs. F. W. Reay and J. Sharp. Lambton. — Aldermen: W. T. Dent, George E. Hardy, Joseph Palmer. Auditors: Chas. Nille, E. Elliott. New Lambton, — Three to be elected. Aldermen John Leyshon, J. S. Brcadbent, Jas. Dunkley. Auditors : Wm. Dent and Thos. Owen. Waratah. — Three vacancies. Aldermen T. Miller, D. Watson, Nelson B. Creer. Auditors : Wm. Harris, J. H. Phillips. Stockton. —...
A Fearful Tragedy in Sydney. THE MAYOR OF BURWOOD SHOT. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
A Fearful Tragedy in Sydney. THE MAYOR OF BURfVOOD SHOT. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] Monday afternoon. A terrible tragedy took place at Burwood this morning, when Wm. Redfearn, for many yeara Council Clerk to that Borough, shot the Mayor (Alderman W. Paisley), and then shot himself fatally. The trouble arose from the fact that Redfearn was to be superseded in his office by a yoitng man. For many years past he |had held the position of Council Clerk, but as he was grow ing old in the service, it was thought the services of a younger man would be required. This morn ing the Mayor was to have taken over his books, and for that purpose visited Redfearn's office. On entering the place the Mayor was surprised to see Redfearn in possession of three loaded revolvers) one of which was taken up by the clerk, who fired at his Worship before the latter could retreat. Wounded as he was, Paisley got out and rushed down the railway parade in a dying state* but managed to reach Alderman...
The Turanville Stud. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
The Turanville Stud. [Br the Vagrant.] Although it is close upon twelve months since racing men and sportsmen foregathered in such large numbers at the first annual sale of blood stock bred by Mr. Thomas Cook at Turanville, yet many pleasant memories of the event survive, aud scores of sportsmen are anxiously awaiting the coming around of the 20th instant, in order to assist at a similar function.. In order to give my readers an idea of what is to be brought under the hammer by Higgons, Marshall, and Co. on the eventful day, I made the pilgrimage to the beauti ful estato a few days ago, and it goes without saying that I enjoyed myself thoroughly. It was with some fear and trembling that I left Maitland on Friday evening, for the rain had fallen heavily throughout the greater portion of the afternoon, whilst as day gave place to night the stars peeped in very uncertain fashion from an inky sky. How ever there were few signs of the downpour as tho train crept upward and onward, and I ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS—SUNDAY, Feb. 11. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE.. CO/ telegraph from our Correspondent.) ARRIVALS— Sunday,- , Fess II. Glaucus, 8., from Melbourne. Norhoowa, a., from Jlolbourne. Namoi, a , and Nellie from Sydney. departures-Sunday, 3?eb. 11. Duokenfleld. b, for Sydney. Rock Lily, Advance, Janet F. Price, for Sydney. ARRIVALS-This DAT, Rock Lily, returned to port. Progress, ketch, wind-bound. ' - Bulnvra. Countess of Eirol, Isabella, Amy, liom Sydney. . Taupo, s., from Melbourne. SYDNEY. ; ARRIVALS;— Saturday Southern Cross, s., 5320 tons, Captain A. Child, from New* castle. . . . . ? Roaedale, s., 274 tonn. Captain L. Paulson, from Bellinger Namhuccn, anri Fort Macqunrie. liurwnh, s., U17 tons, Cuptuin Gerrlt Smith, from Brisbane 9th February. Wyoinlnpr. 3 , 255 tona. Captain W. W. Evans, from Balllna, Richmond R'ver. 8th February. Electra, s, 395 tons, Captain IS. Farrell, from Manning. River. Kurrawang ft., 391 tons, Captain R. Tuplin, from Macleay River 10th February. Tarabo, b., 732 tone, Cap...
PERTH. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
PERTH. Monday, At Southern Cross, according to the very latest reports, water is extremely scarce, and people are entirely dependent on the Government supply and a few private condensers. If any accident should occur to the public condensers tho public would immediately be faced by a water famine. Diggers are warned against going to the field until rainfalls or water is struck. A crushing from General Lease claim, Pilbarra, gave 727oz. gold for 262 tons of' stone, and plenty of similar, even better, stone is reported to be in sight.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. HINTON SCHOOL OF ARTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
LETTSKS TO THE EDITOE. HINTON SCHOOL OF ARTS. Sir,— In reply to some of the speakers at the annual meeting of the School of Arts, Hinton, the Bev. Mr. Davis in speaking of the colony said it was young and full of energy and life, but there was something in the colony that did not like to come under the yoke. Would that rev. gentlemen like the colony to bear a yoke ? It appears to me thab he would. Well,-to cast the yoke aside and deal with a few remarks on the naturo of the colonials, I should very much like the rev. gentle man to explain what he means by the bucking element of colonial nature, as he does not express himself very clearly. When he use3 the phrase of buaking element, does he allude to the free-born Australian or the brumbies of the Australian ,Wood3 ? ? It is an evident fact that foreign in- 1 truders would have very little influence over the strong-minded Australians. Mv. George Ling in seconding the adoption of the report went so far as to make a few remarks in a so...
Daily Weather Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
Daily .Weather Beport.. The following meteorological and weather information W38 received attlie West Mattland telegraph station. today.~ Armidale— Bast,, fin© Aberdeen— 8outh, misty, like rain ; 20 points Branxton^iGulra, cloudy, like rain Bourke— S.K;, cloudy Boggnbri— Calm, dull Harrabu—S K, cloady: 4 points Bingara— East,, light, fine __ . ' Brewarrina — S.E., cloudy. 14 points OnB-ilis— Blist, cloudy ; 13 points Goolah— S.E., cloudy ; 1C point' Coonabarabran— S.E.. clnudy; 7 points ' Coonnmble — South, cloudy ; ' Clarence Tbwn— Culm, dull, like rain Dcnman— South, cloudy, likn rain ; 85 pointa Dungog— South, showery ; 17 polut9 Greta— South, ehowery Glen lanes— East, fine GoodoDgn— Calm, cloudy ; 10 points ? , - , Gunnedah — South, dull (iundy— South, cloudy, like rain ; 20 points Jerry's l'lains— S.H., cloudv, like rain ; 8 pctats Morpeth— South, cloudy, like rain Muftwi'llbrook— S.K , siinwery ; 83 pointB Murrurundi— S.E , oloudy ; 110 pointa M'oomm Brook— South, like rain ??...
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
LITEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. Intelligence has been received by the Parramatta coroner that a lad named Billington was drowned at Gladesville yesterday afternoon. At tho Parramatta police court this morning Geo. Harding and Ah How were remanded on S charge of inflicting grevious bodily harm on Henry Reeco at Auburn on Saturday night. Reece is lying in the Auburn Hospitable ic a m'tiable ™n dition. An inquest nras held this morning touching the death of Alfred Croft, who cut his throat and then threw himself into the water near Glebe Island on Saturday morning. The evidence disclosed nothing more than is already reported, and a verdict ol suicide was recoided. Deceased was 35 yeara of age, and leaves a widow and three children. A burglary took place last night at EdgecUffe Road, Woollahra, aad jewellery to the value of .£100 was Btolen. One of the burglars escaped by jump ing from the balcony into the street, the other get...
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER XII. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
MARIGOLD. ' CHAPTER XII. As Nhyoma left Corleton Hall, the day sbe pleaded vainly with her son, she reeled away toward the haunted cabic. ' I ask Heaven to give me strength to undo Ethel Carleton's evil work. Little did aho think £ was watching her from the busheB when she locked that young girl in the cabin,' ahe muttered. Sues found Marigold lying insensible upon the floor. The old woman's desire to circumvent Ethel seemed to cive hpr now sfcrnnckh. She hurried outt-ide, and collecling some sticks, soon had a fire blazing upon the heattb. The heat, added to a few drops of liquor from her flask, soon revived the young girl, and she sat up, gauing bewildcredly about. 'Will you tell me who you are, and where I am ?' she asked, timidly, of the old woman. 'I found you freezing in the haunted cabin. Have you so knowledge as to how you got here ?' inquires Nbyoma. ' I must have wandered into it by accident,' an swers Marigold, knitting her pretty brows in a vain efiiorfc to recall the pa...
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT, WEST MAITLAND. READING, 9 A.M. 12TH FEBRUARY, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894
METEOROLOGICAL. REPORT, WEST MATTLAND. ' Reading, 9 A.M., 12th FanjnuAnY, 1891. Thermometer— Maximum, 93 ; minimum, 55. Ralnl'all— 1 point. Remarks— Cloudy,. Hke rain .