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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

At the end of tho first year comes the cotton wedding; end of second year, paper wodding ; thiiel year; leather; fifth yeav, wooden; seventh yacr woollen; tenth, tin; twelfch, silk and fine linen * fifteenth, crystal; twentieth, china; twenty- fifth' sih-ar; thirtieth, noarl; fortieth, rubyj fiftieth* golden s aeventj -fifth, diamond.

Publication Title: Maitland Daily Mercury, The
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Probable Weather. Sydney, Monday afternoon. WEATHER REPORT. Observatory, 1 p.m. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

Probable Weather. [By Telegraph.] Sydney, Monday afternoon. WEATHE RREPORT. Observatory, 1 p.m. Victoria and the Straits : Generally cool and fine ; scattered fogs in parts of South. Tasmania : More or less cloudy ; showery in the Sooth. New South Wales ; Fine in parts of S.W. j more or less cloudy at places, and raining.

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THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

THE DAT. February 12.— St. Eulalia. virRin o( Barcelona, martyr, about SOE. -St. MeletiuB. patriarch of Antloch. 881. St. Benedict, oi Anian, abbot, 821. St. Anthony Cauleas, patriarch of Constantinople. 890. Born. Gabriel Nnudt. litterateur, 1600. 1'aris ; Bishop f.Tolin) rearaon, 1G15. Snoring, Dr. Cottan Mother, writer on Witch craft, KJ63. iSostnn, N.A. ; KliaBdoCrebillon, Krenrh romanciit, 1707, Paris; Edward Forbes, naturalist, 1815, Duuylas, hie Of Man. Died. Bishop David ap Owen, 1512. Lady Jane Grey, be headed U55, Tower f-f Tsmdoa : Sir Nicholas Throckmorton, Chiet butler oi England, temp Elizabeth, 1571 ; George UerioC founder of II eriot's Hospital, 1C'.'4; Gabriel Erotier, editor of itKituc, 1789, Paris ; Lazaro Spallenzani. niiturnliBt. 1799, Vafti; Immanuel Kant, phiioezpher, 1804 ; Sir Aatley Cooper, surgeon, 1841. Kotnis. Aspa«ination of Mr Thynne, Isaachar in Dryden'B Absalom a-d Achitophel. 1081-2 Perftcting ot the Revolution Of 1G8S. by the Convention pausing n r...

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H. R. Agricultural and Horticultural Association. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

H. R. Agricultural and Horti cultural Association. A special meeting of the Committee of the Hunter Eiver Agricultural and Horticultural Association was held in tho Council Chamber, Town Hall, this afternoon. There were present — Messrs. John Bowden, John Eourke, R. Scobie, M.P., J. D. Prentice, Thos. H. Pearse, J. W. Barden, Joseph Leopold, Geo. Bishop, James Eeynolds, James Ferris, A. K. Lee, R. F. Graham, W. Logan, Mark Winter. G. H. Stephens, John Pearse, H. Crothers, Thomas Dimmock, and W. C. Quinton (Secretary). Mr. John Bowden, one of the Vice-Presidents, was voted to the chair. Apologies were made for the absence of Messrs. W. S. Harrison, W. J. Sloan, W. Cracknel!, and Geo. Buxton. The minutes of the previous meeting were read and confirmed. Correspondence. — The following communica tions wore read by the Secretary :— From Mr. E. W. Brierley, Hon. Sec. of the Albion Cricket Club, in reply to a communication from the Association, that he was sorry that the Club was not in a ...

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ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

ECHOES OF SPOET. Whilst I was at Turanville on Saturday afternoon one of the hands discovered the dead body of a mare by Young Warwick, known as Labor's dam, whilst another old dame, Dulcimer, also handed in her checks. Carmody, has blistered the mare Silversteam on both fore legs, and she is to be given a lengthened spell. Glenloth, the Melbourne Cup winner, and Retreat, also under - armody's care, are running in the paddock, but will be brought in next month. Herbalist, winner of the New England Cup, is by Goldsbrough from Mcdesty (dam of Galata, Elec tricity, Medusa, etc.), by New Warrior, from Creeping Jenny, &c. Herbalist was the last foal the old mare ever had, and hu was purchased by Messrs. Fletcher as a yearling. The er3twhile New South Wales horse J5 is doing all that is asked of him in his exercise at Can'field. He is a ball of muscle aad jumping out of his hide. It may not he generally known, nevertheless it is a fact, that Jo has been over the hurdles, and won A...

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Charge of Cattle Stealing. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

Cliarge of Cattle Stealing. (From our Singleton correspondent.) At the Singleton Police Court on Tuesday, 23rd January, 1894, before Mr. J. N. Brooks, P.M., William Edward Cunneen was charged with having stolen three head of cattle during March last. The case was subsequently adjourned till Tuesday, 6th February, and again, from then till to-day, February 10th, when the final stage of the case was com pleted. Mr. Howe appeared for the accused and Mr. Thompson (Maitland) for the Crown. Mr. E. P. Bichards appeared to watch the case on behalf of those who bought the cattle. The following evidence was adduced : — Senior-Sergeant Moylan deposed to having seen Cunneen on the Rrd January last and told him that Mr. Charles Lane had lost some cattle, which had been traced back to him by men named Smith and Cox. The cattle were described as young, red and white colour, and branded A over S over rump. Accused said he sold two to Smith and one to Cox ; they were formerly his property, as he bou...

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West Maitland Police Court. MONDAY, FEB. 12. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

West Haitland Police Court. Monday, Feb. 12. The Bench at the West Maitland Police Court this morning was occupied by the Police Magis trate (Mr. J. N. Brooks), and Mr. H. Crothers, J.P. Drunkenness. — An old man, brought before the Bench on a charge of having been drunk in Hunter street on Saturday, pleaded guilty and was dis charged. Breaches or the Municipal By-laws. — Henry Fry, E. Cowan, and Abraham Hartup, charged by the Inspector with allowing stock to stray, were each finfid 5s with 2s 6d costs. A similar case against Robert O'Neill was dismissed, defendant having sworn that the horse belonged to his father. Alleged Stealing. — Thomas Murray, arrested by Constable Swinton, appeared before the Jaencli on a charge of having on the 6th instant, stolen a gold brooch, value 35a, the property of Patrick Long, of Loehinvar. On the application of Sergeant Oxley the case was remanded until Thursday nnxt. Cruelty to Animals. — James Connors pleaded guilty to a charge prefeired by Cons...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

ABSTKACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. To-Jionno-w, Tuesday, Febb.uaky 13. - Bit Jas N. BnuNKEtt, at Newcastle, at ten, farm and dairy T 'nroduce, on account ofll. K. farmers. H.B. Farmers & Consumers Co., at Newcastle, at three, . farm and dairy produce, &o. . Mr. H. O'NEir.o, at Newcastle, at three, farm produce, dairy produce, &c. H. Youk & Son, at the shed and yards of the Farmers Asao- - dalion, Singleton, at halt-past ten, farm, fluid, and dairy GniSsGEn '& Falkineb, nt the Farmers' Central Markets, Singleton, at eleven, farm and dairy produce, poultry, njrra elC. Mr. F. G. JJbooker, at the Union 6hed, Fatereon, 2 springing cows ? ________________»—. mHE NEWCASTLE and HUNTER BIVEK JL STEAMSHIP CO. (Limited.)— The Company's First-class PASSEMGEE STEAMERS NIGHTLY {Sunday excepted) FBOM SYDNEY at 11, and PEOM NEWCASTLE at 11.30. Cargo forwarded to and from Morpeth and Sydney daily. Berths «an be secured by letter, or telegram, to the Traffic Manager...

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Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES. J. N. BRUNKER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

Maitland Stock. Marliet.. MONDAYJS SALES. J. N. .BBUNKER'S REPORT, Fat Cattle. — Full supplies yarded. Business afc the opening was extremely dull, and prices con- - siderably under those ruling last week. At my ? sales competition was active, and I cleared my con signments without submitting to any reduction on. Monday's rates. I sold : On account of Thos. Williams, steers at .£3 to .£3 13s, ditto, light heifers at .£1 8s to £1 19s; W. Tripp, steers at £3 7s to £3 14s, ditto light afc £2 da to £2 12s Oil, heifers at .£1 15a to £2 4s ; Bakewell Bros., cows at ^23 3s, heifers at £1 10s to £2 os ; W. Fmser, steers at £3 10s, ditto light at £2 to ^82183 6d j .Tno. Mossman, steers at .£3 Is, ditto light at £2 12s to £2 15s, heifers at £1 12s 6d to .£2 5s ; B. Bouffier, cows at £2 10s to £3 2s Cd, heifers at £2. Fat Sheep. — Notwithstanding the large supply forward, I succeeded in placing every lot penned at prices slightly in advance of those realized last 'Jhursday. Prime wethers are i...

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LATE NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

LATE NEWS BY CABLE. ! The following messages have been taken from the Herald -. London, Feb. 10. The barque Racehorse, bound from Australia with a cargo of grain, has been wrecked off Calais, on the cosst of France. The crew were saved. J. Gaudaur and Edward Hanlan have acepted & challenge issued by T. Sullivan (of New Zealand) and C. R. Harding, who recently defeated G Bubear on tho Thames, to row a double sculling match over the champion course on the Thames. At a meeting or the New Zealand Midland Rail way Company, Limited, Mr. Thomas Salt, chairman of the board of directors, stated that the directors woull not decline to accept the terms of the New Zealand Government without making a vigorous effort to raise £1,250,000, which is necessary to complete the last section of the West Coast route. The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has allowed, with costs, the appeal in Macintosh versus Wilson, in which judgment had been reserved. Rumours having been current for some ...

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LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] Monday afternoon. Flour qniefc ; New South Wales roller sold at .£8 IO3 to £8 15s, Victorian £7 15s to £S 5s. Wheat, now milling, 2a lid for Sydney delivery, chick wheat 23 lid ; bran, quiet, 7d ; maize, prime old river 3?, new river 2s 9d, Queensland 2s 9d to 2s 103, Tutnut 33 to 3s Id; pollard, 8Jd ; oats, prime bright feed broughb 2s 8d, and fait feed 2s 6d to 2s 7d ; chaff, prime .£3 103 to £5 15s, other sorts from JE3, very choice X4 ; barley. Cape 2a 9d. Lucerne hay scarce ; Hunter River .£3, railway choice £3 to .£3 103 ; hay, oaten in bundles £3 to £3 15s ; onions, £4, 153 ; Potatoes, Hunter River M, others unaltered*. Straw meets with fair enquiry- local bundles £2, derrickpressed £2. Butfcerin fair demand; creamery and best brands of factory 8Jd, factory 8d, dairy Gd to 7d, pastry 4d to 5d. Bacon, hand-cured Gd to 6Jd, machine-cured 5d to 5Jd, middles 7d to 8d hams, colonial 9d to lOd, English la to Is 2,Jd,...

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SCRATCHINGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

SCR4TCHIKGS. .following are scratchmgs : — All Engagements.— Dreamland and Shot Bolfc. Oakleigh Plate.— Whakawatea, Lord Hopetonn, Titan. Oakleigh Plate.— Baby, Lord Hastings, Nemo.

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Technical Schools. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

Technical Schools. EXAMINATION PASS LIST, MAITLAND DISTEICT, 1893. Building Construction.— Second year: Second grade— George Walker. First year : First grade Charles Reynolds, Arthur Waller. Historical Architecture.— Second year: Second grade— Charles Button. Architecture.— Year's Work: Honours— Charles Button. First grade— J. Leopold, Charles Rey nolds. Second craAo ? A -.(-!.„„ 1*T..ll ? irrjii. — o — — '.*t.«wi fviiiiiwr, William Seward, Cecil Button, Mervyn Button, Henry Cart wright, John McDougall, Robert McDougall. Bricklaying.— Second year (theory) : Honours-— Richard Wall. First year (theory) : Honours Charles Button. Plumbing.-Firsfc year (practice and theory): First grade-James Besley, David McEay. Second grade— Francis Hermann, William Menzies, J. Patterson. Practical work : First grade— Edward, Nash ; second grade— George Howarfch. Mechanical Drawing.— Second year : Honours— J. B. Noad, Charles Button. First year: Honours —George Walker, Henry Bluett; second grade Charle...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

What Everybody Says Mmt be True. EVERYBODY SHYS IS THE BEST TEA THEY EVER DRANK. IF YOU HAVE NEVER USED IT TRY IT ONCE. ' EUREKA. :'42Q

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[BY TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

[By Telegraph.] Messrs. H. Prescotfc and Co. report :— Very small arrivals of produce this morning. Prime green lucerne bay in demand at 65s to 70s; also linea of good sound lots for storing afcGOa to 65s; medium, 503 to 55s. There were no Brownell's potatoes sold to-day, bub Saturday's prices were .£4 per ton ♦ prime early rose seed inquired for. Pigs are Bellitj'' very well ; calves dull. ° The South Coast and West Camden Co-operative Co. reports :— Lucerne hay in good demand at from 60a to 75s ; on the wharves and at Redfern prime lots sell freely at SOa j potatoes in good demand afc from 75s to 80s ; old maize 2s 9d, new 2s 6d ? nicra 3dto3$d; eecs, Ib. b

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LATE GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

LATE GENERAL NEWS. Robert Blootnfield, who was awaiting trial for horse stealing, escaped from the Narrabri Gaol at ibout S o'clock on Friday morning. Regarding a proposal from the Association of Continental Sugar Refiners to start a beet sugar factory in Victoria, a letter has been received from Europe stating that, so far, the efforts made to get anybody to interest themselves in the venture have been unsuccessful. The police officer of the Straits Islands (Tas.) reports that the uninhabited island, in the Straits swarm with snakes, making settlement very danger ous. It is thought that the proposed fisheries for the unemployed will be a failure, fish being scarce, and the land unproductive. A young woman made a desperate attempt to commit suicide at Ballarat by throwing herself into a large dam. A Chinavnan, who was near at hand, pluckily jumped in and rescned her, but the girl broke away from, him, and threw herself a second time into the water. The Chinaman again went to the res...

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SOUTH SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

SOUTH SINGLETON. (From our Singleton Correspondent.) The polling for two aldermen to fill the vacancies by the retirement of Aldermea Miner and Hiude took place at the Municipal Council Chambers, John-street, South Singleton, on Saturday, the 10th inBtant. There were not less than five candi lates to contest the two seats, and a good deal of nterest was taken in the election. 109 electora 'ofced, which beat the record. At about half-past hree o'clock the Mayor (Mr. William Bnrnett), vho acted as Returning-Offieer, announced the ,tate of the poll, as follows : — Votes. Plumpers. JohnAtkin ? 93 ? 24 Henry Joseph Miner... 78 ? 17 George Hinde ? 49 ? 8 William Henry Crossley 46 ? 1 William Brown ? 41 ? 4 The official declaration of the poll will be made by the Returning-Offieer as the Municipal Council Chambers on Monday, the 12th instant, at twelve j'clock noon. We learn that the election of Mayor of South Singleton will be held on Tuesday, the 13th instant, at 8 p.m.

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MERRIWA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

R1ERR1WA. Mr. Thomas Hungerford, one of the candidates for the new electorate of Byleetone, addressed a meeting of th« electors in the hall of the School of Arts here last evening. Mr. J. B. Bettington, J.P., was voted to the chair. The chairman introduced Mr. Hungerford as an old friend, well known to the electors of this district, and claimed a fair hearing, which he well knew would be accorded to him. The chairman added that aa Parliament had not dissolved it may appear premature in a candi date coming before the electors, but as both Ministers and Opposition leaders, and other aspir ants to a seat in tke new Parliament, had set the example by touring around in advance, Mr Hungerford or any other candidate had the same privilege. Mr. Hungerford, who was well received, said that as the dissolution of Parliament was only a question of a few weeks, he desired to take time by the fore lock and visit the different centres of the electorate in good time, aa there never was a time in th...

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DISTRICT NEWS. SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

DISTRICT NEWS. [Fbost our Correspondents.] S1NGLETOM. Burglary.— The office of Mr. W. Y. Consins at Bebeah Vineyard was forcibly entered during Friday night. The burglar succeeded in breaking open an iron safe in the office and abstracted the contents in coin and notes, which we leacn amounted to about £20. House Killed. — Miss Cragg, daughter of our esteemed townsman Mr. E. B. Cragg, of William street, had the misfortune to lose her saddle mare thi3 (Sunday) morning. It appears that the animal was in the yard attached to Mr. Cragg's premises when it attempted to jump over the pair of gates forming the entrance to the yard from the street. These gates are about four feet high and are provided with sharp-pointed pickets. The poor brute did not clear the obstacle, and in its struggle to free itself the animal's belly was torn open* When we saw the mare shortly after the occurrence it presented a shocking sight, the entrails pro truding, the animal having died in a few minutes after th...

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Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for February. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 12 February 1894

Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for February. Kitchen Garden : Celery must be earthed up ns required, and more may be planted out for a succession. Continue to tow peas, beans, beet, turnips, broccoli, &c, and plant out Whatever may be left in the seed beds. Carefully attend to Ottoumber plants, watering well in dry weather.— Flower Garden: Thin out dahlia buds. Plant out perennial and biennial flowering plants, such as stocks, sweet-williams, &c, in cloudy days, and give th^m water. Keep all beds and borders Itee from weeds ; remove all decayed bloom. — Orchard and Fbuit Garden : Attend to all fruit trees, removing all ripe trait. Clear grape vines from all useless shoots and tendrils. See that all the branches are exposed to the sun and air — jTield Operations: Sow Cape barley and turnips. Plant potatoes. Keep incize crops clean. Cut tobacco. Gather all ripe cotton pods, taking care not to injure or break the plants. MONDAY. -FEBRUARY 12, 1894.

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