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LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Tuesday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 13 February 1894
I ATF MAII1RT11 OTW0 SYDNEY. [From the Press Telegraph Association. J „, ..„'.. Tuesday afternoon. riour quiet; aow soutb WaleB roller sold at £& 103 to £8 153, Victorian £7 15s to .£8 6s. Wheat now milling, 2s lid for Sydney delivery, chick wheat 2s lid ; bran, quiet, 7d ; maize, 3s, new Clarence 2» 6d ; pollard, 8£d ; oats, prime bright feed 23 8a Me feed 2s 6d to 2s 7d ; chaff, prime .£3 10s to £3 15s, other sorts from £3, very choice £4, barley, 2s 7d. Lucerne hay scarce; Hunter Biver £3, railway choice £3 to £3 10s- hay oaten in bundles £3 to ;£3 153; onions, £4, 15a i- Potatoes, Hunter Eiver JM, others unaltered! Strw meets with fair enquiry ; local bundles £2' derrick pressed £2. Butter, fair demand; creamery and best bnindB of factory 8Jd, factory 8d, dairy G-£ to 7d, pastry 4d to 5d. Bacon, hand-cured Gd to». 6 Jd, machine-cured 5d to 5Jd, middles 7d to 8d« hims, colonial Od to lOd, English Is to Is 2Jd, New Zealand, Is OJii ; beeswax, dark 8Jd, good brieht lOd, cho...
LATEST BANKRUPTCY. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12, SEQUESTRATION ORDERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 13 February 1894
LATEST BANK&UPTCY. Monday, February 12, sequestration orders. Charles Pacey Pratt, of North Berry Jerry, near Coolamon, selector. Mr. E. M. Stephen, official assignee. Henry Fly Ginger, of Burrawang. Mr. A. Morris, official assignee. . creditors' petition. John Connoll and Co., Limited, v. Frank Bran don, of Springwood. Petition to be heard on the 15th February.
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER XIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 13 February 1894
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER XIII. Next morning, Nhyoma gives Marigold a cup of tooth to carry to the occupant of the cave. ' He is a pal of my son down on his luck. We are to hide him until the authorities are through searching for him,' she adds, uttering the first falsehood that occurs to her. No words can describe the young girl's emotion when, upon entering the cave, she sees Hillis stretched upon some blankets before the fite. She forgets all else for the moment, and wibh a cry of joy, kneels beside him. As her lost lover opens bis eyes and stares about, she sees that something is terribly wrong with him. His eyes are vacant and an incoherent mutter breaks from his lips. She docs not know that this condition is the re sult of one of Nhyoma's decoctions, which has been administered to make him more ti actable. ' Hillis, don't ycm know me ? I am your Mari gold,' she cries, lifting his handsome head upon her arm. ' Marigold ?' he mutters. ' My Marigold had a face like a wild rose and hnir l...
[BY TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 13 February 1894
[By Telegraph.] Messrs. J. See and Co. report :— Maize 2s 3d- fev ? 23 Gd j potatoes, 80s to 100a-liKht stocks ;? butter 8d ; orbs, Is ; lucerne, 50s to 70s, ia good demand* fowls and ducks, 2s to 3s ; pigs, 4d. Messrs. H. Prescott and Co. report :— Small supply of lucerne hay forward, and no potatoes to-day. Lucerne hay in very good demand, and sell.ncrfrom Cm to 723 Gd « good lines for atorin'. from GOa to 65a; medium sorts, from 50a Wn have orders tor quantities of good lucerna for stor age. Brownell s potatoes are- in good demand fop good quality at £1, Early Bose £5. Butter^ factory 7d to 8.1, dairy Gd to 7d ; cheese, 2d to 4d - bacon, 5d to Gd ; eggs, Ud to Is 3 pigQ sollina weU ' poultry market glutted. filing weu fc .^
Pastoral News, Stock Movements, and Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 13 February 1894
Pastoral News, Stock Move ments, and Markets. Forbes Stock Report.— We have had another grand fall of rain during the week. It commenced early on Wednesday morning and continued throughout that day and part of next night, the gauge registering nearly two inches. The country now wears quite a different appearance from what it did a month ago, the shoot of grass being strong and general, while all complaints as to want of water are sow at an end. To the south, on th9 other side of the river, it was heavier than in Forbes, registers there giving three inches and. over 'in last fall. The following are the stock passings since last report .- 3000 mixed sheep (2nd Feb.) from Vaughan Vale to Forbes ; P. Morris owner. 100 head mixed cattle (3rd Feb.) from Mickey's Plains, toForbes ; H. Steadman owner. 824ewes (5th Feb.) from Jemalong to be trucked for Sydney ; N. A. Gatenby and Co. owners. 6000 ewes (7th Feb.) from Blowclear to Tubbo; Hon. John Lackey owner. 97 head cattle (7th Feb.) from B...
Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES. EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 13 February 1894
Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES. EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle.— Market fully supplied. We had first sale, and aided by a good attendance of the trade and with the assistance of speculators, we experiencad no difficulty in quitting consignments without submitting to any reduction on lasb Thursday's rates. At the second sale competition was inactive, and values were not equal to prices obtained at opening market. Closing sales were very brisk, and prices hardened. Our sales comprise : On account of W. Tripp, steers at £2 to £2 15s, cows at £2 Is to £2 4s ; Jas. Ward, bullocks (rough) at £3 3s to .£3 13s ; R. T. Blaxland, bullocks at £A to £4- 43 ; F. A. Parbury; cows at £2 12s to .£3 ; A. R. and F. Bowman, light bullocks at £3 Is to £3 17s. Fat Calves. — Very heavy supplies. Demand dull, and prices lower. We sold 47 at 13s to 28s. Fat Sheep. — Large supplies penned. Prime wethers continue to sell at late rates; medium and inferior sorts at lower prices ;...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 13 February 1894
LOCAL NEWS. THE GONDOLIER COMIC OPERA COMPANY.- Without hesitation we say that the Gondolier Comic Opera Company which appeared at the Town Hall, West Maitland, in Gilbert and Sullivan's &nbsp; 'Gondoliers.' surpassed the expectations which had been raised by the preliminary notices. It is a combination of good singers and good actors, and the operas which it essays to interpret will receive ample justice at its hands. The fact that a Mait land public is always found ready to recognise genuine merit was again exemplified, by reason that the audience was one of the largest which has ever assembled in the hall. Its enthusiasm, and discriminating applause must have been as highly gratifying to the performers as was its extent. The seating arrangements, under the personal direction of Mr. Edward Blair, went without a hitch. Yesterday we sketched the story of the opera. It abounds in witty dialogue and complicated situations, and its burlesque of ceremonial observances is exquisi...
DUNGOG. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 13 February 1894
DUN0OG. Now that the election is over people will have time to reflect upon the choice they have made in their aldermen. The choice is popular, although regret is felt at the ousting of Mr. Jones, as he has shown a consistent spirit in all ways while in tho Council. However, the change may do the Council good, as there was a belief that fresh blood would improve matters. We hope it will. The declara tion made by the Returning-Officer I sent you by wire on Friday last, which announced Mr. George Waller and Mr. John Robson to be aldermen for three years. The result of the Local Option vote was also taken, result of which was : — A : 14, Yes ; 36, No. B : 25, Yea ; 25, No. I had the above written out before the official declaration of the poll; the only additional news is- that Mr. Jones gave notice that he would upset the election owing to parties voting who, had no right to. There is a deal of sickness around this neighbour hood. Th9 Ccttage Hospital is proving itself no ' white elep...
NARRANDERA Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
WflRR&MDEftfl. WedneRdnv. An inquest was held to-day on the body of Wm,' Ross Noil J, who died suddenly yesterday on the road three miles from here. A verdict of death from natural causes was returned. Deceased was 38 years of age, and' a tailor by trade. Ho was married in Hay three ypars ago, and is supposed to have other relations about Maitland. He had been been out of work lately, and was on his way with a Bwag to fiad employment. A tailor named Richards was accompanying him at the time.
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. NEWCASTLE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. [From our Correspondents.] ' NEWCASTLE. Wednesday. a very serious disturbance m connection with the men working at the Co-operative colliery took place yesterday afternoon. A large erowd of men- women, and children, carrying tin-kettles and cattle-bells, assembled near the screens shortly after three o'clock to meet the tributors coming up from the tunnel. Directly they appeared they were received with a tremendous boohooing, ring ing of bells, rattling of kerosene tins, and other discordant noises. A number of police under control of Inspector Duffy were present, and did their best to preserve order arid protect the tribu tors on the way to their homes. Fnfortu nately they were not altogether sueces3sul, the crowd continued to increase and to surge round the constables and the tributors, and at last a coliiaion occurred. A woman flourishing a kerosene tin in the face of the officers, caused Inspector Duffy to wrest it from her, and through it away. UnlucUily) it...
ADELAIDE. Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
flOELfl.inE. Wednesday.' Henry Bartlett, a member of the South Aus tralian Assembly, appeared this morning before a a densely packed court at Minhitoa, Yorks' Peniimila, on a charge of unlawfully and in decently assaulting Catherine Drake, u little girl, and also with illtreating and beating her. The case, a horrible one, is being heard with closed doors.
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Wednesday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
LITEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS, [Fbosi the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Wednesday afternoon. An inquest into the cause of the fire at the resi dence of W. G. French, at Petersham, on Satur day, was held before the De'puty Chief Coroner this morning. It was surmised tho fire was caused by burglars who broke into the place during the absence of the inmates. The jury returned a ver dict, after hairing the evidence of three witnesses, that the place was set on fire by some person or persons unknown. The foreman Btated there was really no evidence to show how the fire was started, and they could only therefore retnrn an open verdict. A butcher named Jas. Bragg met with an accident on Sunday morning last from the effects of which he died this morning. It appears he was riding along the Parramatta roid when his horse stumbled and rolled over him, inflicting serious injuries. Charles M. Graham, aged 20, was before the court this morning charged with having embezzled ;820 the money of the...
Singleton Markets. SINGLETON WEEKLY PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
Singleton Markets. STN-or.ETON WEEKLY .PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Wheat, per bushel, 3s 6d to 3s 9d; maize, ditto, 23 9d to 3a ; hay, lucerne, per ton, £2 to £2 10s ; ditto, oaten and wheaten, ditto, ^83 to £& 10s ; potatoes, per owt,, 4a to 53 ; onions, ditto, 8s to 9s ; bacon, per lb,, 9d to lOd, scarce ; cheese, ditto, 4d to 6a i bubter, ditto, 4d to lOd ; eggs, pet dozen, Sd to lOd ; fowls, per couple, 2s to 3s 6d. Singleton, 13tli February, 1894.
Hunter River Farmers Produce Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
Hunter Eiver Farmers Produce Sales. To-day the usual weekly salea were held in the sheds and yards adjoining the Church-street Railway Station. Mr. Jas. H. Brunker was the salesman, and disposed o2 the following catalogue : Butter 6d to Is, eggs Is to Is lid, cheese 3.',d to . m 0I\°,5\ 2s G,i to ^ M por Bma11 tin- GH Ver bottle, 2.1 d per 1b. (large tins), cucumbers Id to 8-J, tomatoes dd to 2s per case, boans Id to 5d per peck! Bgs Id per dozen, penob.es Id to 4d, pears 3d to 4,'ri nectarines lid, melons Od to Is Gd, rock ditto 4,3 4d* S8-31'?11 ld^ ld' iai-° Gd t0 !* 2d- qtfnS d to aa, plums 2d to 4d per quart, grapes id to lja per lb., cabbage 6d to Is 6d, pumpkins Oa to Is W''™ Gd; BCi'ash ls- Potatoes-Brownell's 3s I ' w* 2*'.barley 2i ^ 2s 03, fowls ls 3d to 83 6d, ducks ls_9d to 2s Ga, geese 2s 6a to 33. turkeye 68
Professor Proctor's Grave. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
Professor Proctor's Grave. The body of the astronomer Professor Richard A. Proctor now lies in a neglected grave in Green wood cemetery, and Miss Mary Proctor, his daugh ter, it is said, is trying to raise funds to purchase a suitable lot and monument. She is the oldest daughter of Professor Proctor, and her horns is in St. Joseph, Mo. When Professor Proctor was alive wherever the English language is Bpoken he was known and honoured by men of science as one of the foremost of their number. His writings had been translated into other languages, and in the universities of Europe were standard works. When he died he was buried in a borrowed grave, which is unmarked and neglected, saya the New York Times. On the books of the undertaker who buried him his name stands opposite ' Lot 5,928, Greenwood,' and beyond that there is no record. The lot belongs to the undertaker, who allowed the dead astronomer to be buried there until ' other ar rangements' could be made. None have been made, and...
2ND PEARLS v. 2ND ALBIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
ZHD PEARLS v. 2ND ALBIONS. The above clubs met on the 3rd and 10th last on the Park, whioh resulted in a win for the former by one run. For the winners H. Dimmock 21 and 11, XV. Thompson 10 and 17, and J. Pryor 12 and 11, played well, while XV. Bartlett 31 not out, C. Eevnolds 17. M. Scobie 15, F. Hermaun 17, H. Kourke 15, and XV. Howell 12 did likewise for the losers. Appended are tlie scores :— 2nd Pbabls. First Innings. G. Mo'ore, st. Patten, b Beynolds ? 0 J.Pryor, b Bartlett ? 11 S Thompson, 0 ltourke, b Reynolds ? 5 W. Thompson, b Reynolds ? 1G W. McLeun, c Patten, b Reynolds ? 1 H. Diramock, b Howell ? 21 Ii. Uoy, b Cheetham ? 9 M. it 063, not out ? 1 G. Pilgrim, b Keynolds ? 8 C. Comptcn, b Uowell ? 0 B. Holmes, 0 Howell, b CUeethtun ? 0 Sundries ? S Total ? 72 Second Innings. G. Moore, c Scobie, b Howell....... ? 1 ' J. Pryor, b Scobie ? 12 W. Thompson b Reynolds ? 17 W. MoLean. 0 Patten, b Scobie ? 6 M. Ross, b Scobie ? ?? ? ??????? : -- II. Ho), b Scobie ? : ? 3 H Dimmock...
Contempt of the Assembly. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
Contempt of the Assembly. The writer of 'Talk on 'Change' in the Aus tralasian of Saturday has the following : . The Legislative Assembly of New South Wales has insisted that everybody in Australia and a great many persons in other parts of the world should know that in a paragraph in the Evening News it was alleged that members of the House were guilty of drunkenness, gambling, and immorality. That is all they accomplished by calling the editor to the bar of the House to answer a charge of contempt. 'Oh, that he were here to write it down!' said ancient Dogberry. ' Oh, do look what he has written !' says his modern prototype. It is related of an Italian gentleman thit after spending a long time in an endeavour to catch a wild cat he suc ceeded at, iast. Thirty seconds later he was heard to exclaim ' Mick, Mick, come here and hilp me to let this dashed thing go.' That seems to have been the fir the Assembly was in after it had caught Mr. Hogue. Strangers were excluded, but I have be...
ROYALS V. IMPERIALS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 14 February 1894
ROYALS V. IMPERIALS. A cricket match was played between the above-named teams on the park on Saturday last, resulting in a victory for the former by 7 wick' tB and 21 rung. H. Leckie and H. Johnson bowled well for the winners, as also did D Logan for the loser?. H. Johnson batted well, and G. Carr was wicket-keeping in splendid form. Following are the scores:— Imperials. iirst Innings. A. Yeate?, h.o.w., b H. Leckie ? 0 H, Kisby, run out ? 0 J. Thomson, b II. Leokie ? 3 D. Logan, c and b H. Johnson ? 7 H. Harradine, not out ? 6 G. Craddock' st. G. Carr, b H. Leckie ? 2 W. Worrall, St. G. Carr, b H. Leokie .............. 7 F. Morris, b H. Leckie ? 2 A. Lindsay, b IT. Johnson ? 1 W. Lethbridge, c and b II. Johnson...;... ? 2 Total ? 30 Second Innings, A. Yeates, b II. Leckie ? '. ? 3 . H. KiBby, c nnd b II Leckie ? 1 P, Logan, b U Leckie ? 3 G. Oraddook, Bt. G. Carr, b H. Leckie ? 0 W. Worrall, b H. Johnson- ? ; ? 2 A. Lindsay, b II. Leckie ? 0 H. Harradine, st. G. Csrr, b H. Leckie ?...