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WOLLOMBI. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
WOLLOK1BI. The unntness of things political, as administered by the powers that be, to the wants and require ments of communities, particularly small, isolated centres like Wollombi, and the egregrious blunders that are sometimes made, Beemingly regardless of the public interest that attaches to many act3 of a centralgovernmentundercoverof political influence, aua tne piausioie jargon ot otnciaL correspondence, is not to be wondered at when one understands the complex system of wire pulling so much discussed by members of Parliament, as marking many acts of administrative ability. But to the average rustic mind many of the doings are incomprehen sible. About two years ago the Department of Roads and Bridges opened a District Eoads Office in Wollombi and placed it in the charge of an engineer. Matters went along all right' until a change in the local supervision was considered necessary, and with the advent of the new superin tendent, a removal of the office to a farm known as Byora,...
ELECTION' OF MAYOR OF GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
ELECTION OF MAYOB OP GBETA. The Council Chambers were crowded to the doors and over the verandah on Wednesday evening, the important cause being the election to office of the new Mayor. Aldermen Robt. M'Ewan, the retiring Mayor, was in the chair, and the other aldermen present were Messrs. Harman, Connolly, Kilroy, NitbrasB, A. Pryor, and Southall. The Mayor having announced that the new aldermen — Messrs. Eylatfc, B. Pr.vor, and Waugh— had duly handed in their declarations, he instructed the Clerk to see ; them seited, and this haviug been complied with, his worship formally welcomed them as members of the Council, and entitled to ail the rights and pri vileges of that body. Applause greeted this momentous announcement. : The minutes were then read and passed, on the motion of Alrlermao Kilioy, seconded by Alderman .Harman. This accomplished, his worship announced that it wouUi now be the duty of the aldermen to appoint n 'Mayor for fc'n- eusuiug municipal year, aa pi;ivii]r-d for ...
Public Works Departments. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
Public Worka Deoartmenfc. Sydney, February 10th, 1894. Sir, — Wifch reference to my letter of the 9th of, August lasfc, upon the subject of the bridge over Mulbring Creek, on the road from Sandy Creek to Mount Vincent, I am directed to inform you that the Secretary for Public Works has now approved of this bridge being repaired afc a cost of say .£150, — I have, etc., J. Barling, Under Secretary.
OFFICIAL LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
OFFICIAL LETTERS. Mr. E. Stevenson, M.L.A. for Wollombi, has received fche following, and asks ua fco give them publicifcy : — Lands Department, Sydney, 13fch February, 1894. Sir, — I have fche honour fco acknowldge the receipt of your application for a sum of money fco fence and clear the general cemetery at Wallarah, Catherine Hill Bay, and bog to inform you that it' has been referred to the District Surveyor. When a report has been received, the matter of granting a sum of money towards tho cost of the work will be considered in connection with fche Act of Parlia^ menfc. — I have, etc., Victor Cohen, Accountant for Under Secretarv.
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
THE DAY. 'FBBHUAar 15— Saint* Faustinus and Jovita, martyrs at tKoH i *' m' St' Sigetride ot York' AP°3'lo ln Sweden, ?Born ^Galileo Galilee, astronomer, 15C4, Pisa; Louis tho Fifteenth (ot France), 1710. jDtcd.—O3ury (of Northumbria) G70; John Philips, poet, 170S, Hereford; Anthony, Kiirl of Shafteabury, author of Charactcr 'Vlbcs, 1713, Jfaples ; Bnliop Atterbury, 1732 ; John Hadley, inventor of the nextant, 1741; Charles Andrew Vauloo, historical painter, 17G0.
Public Works Departments. Sydney, 13th February, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
Public Works Department, Svdnav. 13th Februarv. la'Ji. Sir, — Wifch reference to your representations respecting the road from Sfcernbeck's, down the left bank of the McDonald| River to Wiseman's Ferry, I am directed to inform you that the Secretary for Public Works has approved of the road being submitted on the trustee schedule for this year as a Gfch class road, five miles, afc J210 per mile, .250. J. BAuiiiNG, Under-Secretary. Tho Carthaginians were not more savage fchan tho EomanB, and from all we can learn of them were, afc the time of their overthrow, even farther advanced in the arts and sciences. Punic faith was quite as reliable as Roman faith.
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THE ESTIMATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. THE ESTIMATES. _ me questions ana tormal business proved par ticularly uninteresting in the Assembly yesterday, and 20 minutes after the House met the Govern ment was) enabled to go on with the Estimates, several important measures, such as the Bank Notes Bill, being postponed in order to deal with supply. The first item taken up was the troublesomo ono for the Trades Disputes Coun cils of Coneiliation and Arbitration, to which many members have a strong objection. A few nights ago, in face of determined oppo sition, _ this item had to be postponed, and lasfc night the Premier, in spite of protests irom lur. item ana Mr. Haynes once more postponed the discussion of the subject. As a reason for this action Mr. Copeland explained that it was intended to consider seriously the question of amending the Trades Disputes Act, and until some decision had been arrived at it was thought it was advisable to put the estimate on one side. Sir George had his way over the mat...
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Wednesday, February 14. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. MINING ON PRIVATE LANDS BILL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
PARLIAMENT OP NEW SOUTH WALES. (Herald.) Wednesday, February 14. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. MINING ON PRIVATE LANDS BILL. As it waa pretty well known that the real fifhfc over fche Mining on Private Lands Bill would take place in committee, there was an unusually large attendance of the public in the Legislative Council galleries yesterday, and the attention was concen trated for several hours upon tho discussion, which at times assumed a vigour and brisknes3 which form the exception rather than the rule in the Upper Chamber. As soon as the second or interpretation clause was reached, Mr. Cox moved the ommaion rrom tne section referring to gold of the words 'as well as any gold as any earth or rock containing gold, or having gold intermixed therewith,' with a view to the insertion of the words, ' gold— alluvial deposits,' but after debate the amendment was negative 1 wifchcufc division. Mr. Pigotfc then moved the omistioB of fche words ' coal— bituminous coal, anthracite, lignite, kerosen...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
Camperdown TSxxxs&ry Thomas-street, Cahperdown. OUR CHRSSTJVmS BOX FOR 18S3-S4. EOR £1 sent to the Manager of the above Nursery you will receive packed and de livered freo at the Sydney Railway Station, the . , following VERY STRONG AND HEALTHY ' ' PLANTS IN POTS, viz.:— .- ', 2 Roses (tea-scented), assorted. ? \ 2 Roses (climbing), assorted. ' , 2 R-.ises (Hybrid perpetual), assorted. 2 Bouvardias, best named varieties. 4 Carnations, perpetual flowering. J. Flowering Evergreen Shrubs. 4 Fuchsias (single and double). 1 Daphne, also 1 Palm Kentia for table decoration All these Plants can be planted out at any time. Flower Seeds in packets from 3d each ; or 2a Gd per doz packets ; sent f roe by posh. Agricultural Seeds at market pvines. Onr Price List for plant and seeds poated free to any part of N. S. W. Gardens laid out and furnished. Roses, Carnations, Bou vardins, and Fuchsias a Speciality. 1 BUSINESS HOTJQES, (LATE a. HYHBES), r UPHOLSTEBE&S, AND Kerin and Steven...
Daily Weather Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
Daily Weather Keport. Tho following weather and meteorological information was received at tho West Maitland tolegraph Btation to-day:— Armidnle — Culm, fine, olear Aberdeen — Calm, fine Braoxton— Calm, fine Bourke— K»9t. fine Boggabri— Calm, flno Barrabu— Calm, fine Bingara— E., fine, olear Brewarrina— Calm, fine CaBsilis — Calm, fins Coolah— Calm, fine CoonRbsrnbran— South, fine Coonamble— S.E.. fine Clarence Town— Calm, fine, clear . Denman— Calm, fine Dudros— Calm, fine, clear Greta— Calm, fine ? . Glen Innefl— Calm, flno, clear Goodooga— East, fine , , Guant-dah — Calm, fins Gundy— Colm. fine Jerry's Plaini— Calm, fine Jlorpeth— Calm, fine, clear lluswellbrook — Calm, fine Murrurundi — N. K , fine Moonan Brook— Calm, fine SFarriwa— Calm, fiae Millie— S.E . fine Horee — Calm, fins . Manilla— Culm, fine, clear Hogil Stogil— N.W., fine Mungindi— N.E.. fine Newoastle— N.W.. fresh, fine ; moderate east swell Narrabri— Calm, fine Pilliga-Calm, lino Patarson— W., fine Quirindi— Calm, ...
LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Thursday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
I ATP If hTkWV*? WVW% SYDNEY. ' r [From the Pjress Telegraph Association.] Thursday afternoon. Flour: New South Wales roller sold at .£8 5s to £8 10s, Victorian stone £.7 15b to .£8. Wheat, now milling, 2s lid for Sydney delivery, chick wheat 2b lid to3s ; bran, quiet, 7d ; maize, 3s, new Clarence 2s 6d j pollard, SJd ; oats, prime bright feed 2s 8d, fair feed 2a 7d to 23 7-Jd ; chaff, prime ^83 10s to £3 15s, other sorts from £3, very choice £4-; ? barley, 2a 7d to 2s 8d. Lucerne : Hunter River £3 12-j Gd, railway choice £3 to £3 7s 6d ; hay, £3 to £3 103 ; onions, £a. Potatoes, Hunter River £4- 15a. Straw meets with fair enquiry ; local bundles £2, derrick pressed £2. Butter, fair demand; creamery and best brands of factory 8Jd, factory^ 8d, dairy 6d to 7d, pastry 4d to 5d. Bacon, hand-cured 6d to 6Ad, machine-cured 5d to 5Jd, middles 7d to 8d; hams, colonial 9d to lOd, English Is to 1b 2^d, New Zealand, Is O.Jd ; beeswax, dark 8Jd, good bright lOd, choice to lOJ-d'1; honey, 3d to...
West Maitland Police Court. THURSDAY, FEB. 15. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
West Haitland Police Court, Thursday, Feb. 15. The Bench at the West Maitland Police Court this morning was occupied by the Police Magistrate (Mr. J. N. Brooks), Messrs. Henry Crofchers, Alfred! Cobb, aud Willoughby Howell, J's.P. Stealing a Brooch.— Thomas Murray, in ami tody, on remand, was charged with having on the 6fch instant at Lochinvar stolen a gold brooch, o£ the value of 35s, the property of Patrick Long1. When the charge was read over accused pleaded guilty, but the Police Magistrate said he was nofc required to plead until after thev heard the eviaence. Constable Swinfcon gave evidence of fche arrest, and Agnes Long wife of Patrick Long, stated that between five and Bix o'clock on the afternoon of the Gfch instant; accused came to hec place and asked for something to eat. She gbfc him a meal and left him eating ifc in a room by himself. He remained afc the house for some little time, and shortly after he left a gold brooch belonging fco one of the Misses Long, valued at...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
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MARIGOLD. CHAPTER XIV.—Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
MARIGOLD, CHAPTER XIV.— Continued.) In their nervotu suspense, the ticking of the clock upon the mantel souud3 to them like the reverberation of thunder. Minutes pass. No change occurs in the beauti ful, motionless form they are watching. Furious with disappointment, John turns upon Rachel. ' You old trickster ! how dare you cheat me with auch a lie !'' he exclaims. But even at that moment Rachel points one trembling linger to tne bier. 'Look'.' Bho whisperr, in terror; and turning, the butler spes the muscles of Ethel's face quiver ing, the white eyelids trembling, and in the noxt instant the dark eyes look forth as Ethel sits erect. 'Thank Heaven, the spell is broken !' she gasps, and burt3 into teara. But Rachel doea not heed her. ? She is staring wondering] y at tho butler, who is regarding his mistress with a light of passionate adoration in his oyes that staba the poor soul's heart more cruelly than a dagger could have done. ' I am the one who rescued you, Mis3 Carleton,' says...
[BY TELEGRAPH.] Thursday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 February 1894
[By Telegraph.] Thursdav afternoon. Mr. John See reports: — Maize, 2s Gd to 3s ; potatoes, 90s to 100s ; lucerne hay, 60s to 75s '? butter, 8d; eggs, 13d; fowls and ducks, 2s to 3s ; pigg, 4s. Messrs. H. Prescofct and Co. report :— About 60 bales of lucerne hay and 50 bags of potatoes forward on the wharf to-day. Prime dry green lucerne sold at 65s to 72s 6d, good lots for storing 6O3 to 65s, medium from 50s to 60s; Brownell's potatoes, £4, to £4- 15s; Early Rose seed, £5 5s ; factory butter 7d to 8d, dairy 6d to 7d ; cheese 2d to4d; bacon, 5d to 6d ; eggs, lid to Is ; pigs in good demand ; poultry market overstocked.
BANKS v. LAW. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 16 February 1894
BANKS v. LAW. A. goodly crowd, including a fair -proportion ot ladiea, assembled on the Albion Ground to witness the match Banks v. Law. MrB. P. M. Waddv had atternoon tea prepared in the members' stand for the players, and her thouglitfulnoPB was heartily appreciated and very much enjoyed. The limbs of the law went first to the wicketa, and at halt-past four had l«6t five wickets for 125 runs, Shaw being top score with 4G. The umpires were Messrs. H. A. Young and T. Lipscomb. The game stands : — Law. A. B. Shaw, run oat ? , ? 46 'W. Howell, b G. Clift ? 35 W. Thompson, b G. Clift ? 2 TV. Treacy, lbw. b G. Clift ? 0 K Coleraan, b G. Clift ? 3 W. T. Lindsay, not out.......... ? .....28 K. Logan, not out ? * Sundries ? 6 Sfor ? ;......l-5
CRICKET. VANMEN v. CABMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 16 February 1894
CRICKET. VANR9EN v. C&BNIEN. An Interesting match, played on the Pearl's Oval on the Fork, between the vanraen and cabmen of Maitland, was witnessed this afternoon by a large number of spectators, who seemed to derive much merriment from the game. Ike Church was the hero of the batsmen, having made top score with 39 runs, while Tom Bellamy was very eflective with the ball, taking Bix wicketa for six runs with twelve balls. S. Cosstick and W. Wilka were umpires. When we went to presa the scores were :— VAHMEJf. I. Church, b Bellamy ? 39 R. Bourt-e, b Conroy ? „ ? 8 Kex Walker, c Brown, b Beoker ? 21 .T. Boyle, c Becker, b Hamilton ? 11 Joe Ingram, b Bellamy ? 0 T. TrueDridge, b Bellamy ? - ? 0' J. Daniels, b Bellamy ? I J. Coyne, b Bellamy ? , ? 0 ?T. Wright, not oat ? 1 J. Truebridge. b Lynch ? ; ? ... 1 C. Henry, b Bellamy ? 0 Sundries ?...,...,„ ? ,. ? , ? 8 Total ? ..M.9O Cabbies. ' . C. Niall, c Church, b Truebridge ? ....... 0 ? ? C. Osborne, b Ingram ? O F. Conroy, a l...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 16 February 1894
Election of a Bishop of Grafton and Armi ?oale.— At the Synod of the diooeae of Grafton and Armidale yesterday, Archdeacon Green, of Ballarat, was elected unanimously as bishop. The greater portion of th9 sitting was occupied in conference ?on the subject of the election of a bishop, the press and the public being excluded. It is understood that two names were submitted to the conference — ?ihose of Archdeacon Gieen and the Eev. J. T. Evans and a vote was taken to ascertain what support was likely to be given to each. It was found that there were 23 votes for one and 33 for the other. The minority eventually agreed to give way, so that only one nomination be made to'the Synod. When the Synod was opened after 0 o'clock at night, Archdeacon Boss nominated Archdeacon Green, of Ballarat, and the Synod unanimously elected him amid great applause. General satisfaction is ex pressed that this very difficult and delicate busi ness has boon so amicably arranged. The Technical College. — A fe...