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LATE NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. The following messages are taken from the Herald, : London, Feb. 15. Ifc ia understood that the sons of the Ameer of Afghanistan will shortly visit England. The Rev. Dr. JeCEeris, who has accepted fche pastorate of the North Adelaide Congregational Church, will sail in the R.M.S. Oruba, which leaves Loadon early in April. The Republican Convention in the State of Ohio has nr»minn.r;prt IVTwinr M'Trtniow t-Un nnM^« nP 4-urt M'Kinley Tariff Acfc, for the Presidency of the United States. The House of Commons has disagreed, from most of the amendments made by fche House of Lords in the Parish Councils Bill. A number of Unionist members supported fche Government. Advice3 have been received from Capetown con firming the report as ta the death of Lobengu'a. Senator Brice urges the Finance Committee of fche United States Senate to recommend that a duty be imposed on wool, Thiewan, who wa3 seriously injured in a lion's cage at San Francisco, is dead. The Unionist press de...
FRIDAY HALF-HOLIDAY v. MARYLEBONES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
FfllDAY HALF-HOLIDAY v. RSARYLEBONES. A malch was played on the Park jesterdav afternoon, between the above clubs, resulting in n win for the Halt-holiday representatives by 51 runB. The scores were.— ^ MAnYLinojiEs. First Inning3 Wade, run out ? , , '?'? 10 Cook, b W. KOS3 ? ;,.. 0 McLean, c and b W. Koss ? 0 K Dunlop, st Rots, b Bushell ? 0 ' k. Nott, b w. Ross ? ' ? ;;;;;?' o G. Kramer, b W. Koss ? ' 1 Uealey, b W. Koss ? 1 1 Gray, not out ? s , A. McDonald, b Handel ? 1 Flannery, b Handel ? 4 » H. Skinner, b Handel ? 0 Sundries ? .', ? 8 Total ? 3S Second Innings. Gray, 0 Hall, b Bromhead ? 8 Nottyrun out ? , , . n Healy, 0 M. K039, b Bushell ? .'.''..'.' .'' 0 Cook, b Handel... ? '. 8 Flannery, not out ? ...A....... ' ' 10 Kramer, b Bushell ? 'a -? McDonald. 0 Navln, b Ko.«s ? c Wade, 0 M. Ross, b Bushel] ? '. ' , «? Skinner, b W. Robs ? u McLean, not out ? '.,„' 1 8 wickets for ? )..'. ? .'... 53 HALrJ-notiDAV Club; r ' ? . M. Rosb. b Wide......... ? '0 O. Handel, b Kramer ? '...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
THE NEWCASTLE and HUNTER RIVER STEAMSHIP CO. (Limited.)— The Company's Kret cSs PISSBNGER STBAMJMS NIGHTLY ./Sunday excepted) FROM RYDNE' at 11, and FROM NEWCASTLE at 11.80. Cargo forwarded 'to and from Morpeth and Sydney daily. Berths .^n be secured by letter, or telegram, to the Traffic Manager, Newcastle Office ^^ Manager. St PauTs^Parish.- ?-. The Naclaren Memorial Window will toe Unveiled TO-fK©RRQ«f &FTEM00M5 AT FOUR O'CLOCK, By the BISHOP of NEWCASTLE, assisted by the BISHOP of NORTH QUEENSLAND, and the ARCHDEACON of NORTH QUEENS LAND. AECHDEACON WHITE (N.Q.) will PEEACH in the MORNING. 505 Wesley an Church, West Uaitland SUNDAY, FEBBWARY IB. 11 a.m.— Rev. T. PARKER: ' National Uplifting.' 7.30 p.m.— Rev. J. E. CARROTHERS : ' Victory.' /?^RAND CONVERSAZIONE NEXT WEEK. \JT Opening Ceremony, Town Hall, Wednesday, :8 p.m. See advertisement. RSEEYIMGS. Si- Patrick's Da^ A MEETING OF PERSONS FAVOURABLE TO CELEBRATING ST. PATRICK'S DAY will be HELD AT CAPTAIN HOLDEN'S EX CH...
LATE GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
LATE GENERAL NEWS. At a meeting of the Wollongong Harbor Trust yeBterday, permission was received from the Government to borrow £25,000. It was decided to invite tenders for a loan of .£15,000. Mr. Hayter, the Victorian statist, who will shortly retire from the position, is 72 years of age The Mayor of Adelaide, in reply to a deputation t the unemployed yesterday, refused to permit them to Bleep in the Town Hall, so they intend to parade the streets of the city every day at 3 p.m. me ecbooner Ariel has returned from sealing near St. France3' Island, where a shark, measuring 20ft. in length, was caught. A bridge on Rnnkin's farm, near Strathalbyne, bouth Australia, gave way yesterday, and a waggon, two horses, and two men were precipitated 30ft. into a dry creek below. One man's leg was broken! The waggon was smashed. There is every reason to believe that the output of sugar in Queensland next season will show an increase of 25 per cent, on the present season. Daring the years 1831, ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
A racing man who was in Gippsland lately says that the apple of Mr. George Coulson's eye is a yearling brother of Fortunatus. He is a fchick-sefc, strong looking colt much in the style of the New market winner, but promises to be bigger. Few of my readers are aware, I suppose, that chaser, and Glenmarkie, sire of Glenloth, twice measured stridea when three years old. Their first meeting was in the Nil Desperandum Stakes at the Croydon Jiine meeting in 1875. The filly, who started favourite at 9 to 4, won by four lengths from Inchcape and Beaufort, whilBt Glemmirkie bolted. Their second encounter wus in the Drayton High weigh!: Handicap at Goodwood the following month, when Glenmarkie won bj four lengths and Crinoliae finished unplaced, but she wound up her threeyear old career by winning a mile selling race at Lewes. There shiuld be excellent sporfc at the Australian Running Ground thia evening when the handicap initiated last Saturday will be concluded and a Con solation Handicap w...
ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
ECHOES OP SPOUT. To show the high figures asked by English owners of so-called high-class stallions I may note that of the stallions advertised 10 stand at a fee of 100 guineas or upwards. They are Kendal (200 guineas), Sheen (200 guineas), Marcion (200 guineas), Chittabob (100 guineas), Favo (100 guineas), Fernandez (100 guineas), Gold (100 guineas), Kilwarlin (100 guineas), Morion (100 guineas), Satiety (100 guineas).
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for February. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
Gardening, and Agricultural Memoranda for ' February. Kitchen Garden : Celery must be earthed up as required, »nd more may be planted out for n succession. Continue to sow peus, beans, beet, turnips, broccoli, &c, and plant out whatever may be left in the seed beds. Carefully attend to miouraber plants, watering well in dry weather.— Klowbii Garden : Thin out dahlia buds. Plant out perennial and blcani&l flowering plant?, such as stocks, sweet-williams, &o., in Bloody days, and give them water, lieep an oeas ana ooraers tree from weeds ; remove all decayed bloom. — Obciiard and FnuiT Garden : Attend to all fruit trees, removing all ripe trait. Clear crape vines from all useless shoots and tendrils. Bee that all the branchoB are exposed to the sun and air — £jelx- Operations: Sow Cape barley and turnips, riant potatoes. Keep maize crops olean. Cut tobacco. fjlft* ijftittatt! fails ijf^u%
FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
FEBRUARY. ??£ S j 1'IIASES OF THE 1100N. ''§ £ N»w Moon ? Oth ... 7.50 a.m. « '* First' Quarter. 13tli ... 8 48 p.m. ?3 'S trull M.oon ? i!Oth ... 12 21 p in. ~ % -xx ? I'36t Quarter... 27th ... 10.33 p.m. g g Q Q ApoR»e, 2nd, 8 a m. TeriRee, 18th, 7 a.m. S- & Hemaiikahle Events. a m p m 1 Thur Spurfieon died 1892 5 23 7 4 9 Fri Railway to Albury opened 1881 5 :'4 7 4 3 Sat River Darlinp discovered 1820 5 25 7 3 4 Sun Quinquaneslma Sunday 5 20 7 2 B MTon Carlyledied 1881 0 27 7 1 C Tues Anniversary ni Black Thursday 5 28 7 0 7 Wed Af.li Wednesday s 2« C 59 8 Tliur Firm printing press in England 1471 5 30 0 58 ?Fri Bishop Hooper burned 1555 5 31 C 58 lWSat (C) Maryborough (Q ) founded 1851 SS2G/S7 II SUN 1st Sunday in Lent 5 33 G 5« M JIou (11) M«lb I'uulic Library opened 185C 5 34 6 55 t3 Tuen (7) IT.Sf.S Orplit-U3 wrecked at N.Z. 18GJ 5 35 8 64 WIIM St. Valentine's Day 5 80 6 53 lMhur W.OOO sheep burned at. Stawell. Vic. 1851 5 a7|il 52 1G l-'ri Tasmania settled by Lt. Gov....
West Maitland Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
West Maitland Borough Council. The customary meeting of the above Council was held last eveaing in the Council Chambers. The Mayor (Mr. H. Crothers) presided, and the- other aldermen present were Aldermen Boss, Lipseomb, Cracknell, Taylor, Gillies, Birkenhead, Eibee, Maher, and Quinton. Minutes of previous meet ing were read and confirmed. The Mayor ten dered an apology for the absence of Alderman Totwjcr. Coeebspondencb. — Letters wero read from Mr. B. Cowan for permission to erect a coloanade in front of his premises, Antcliff'e buildings, High sbreet ; f rem Mr. H. Paakins, offering the new piano placed in the Town Hall by him for balance of rates, i-29, due by him for last year; from the Chairman oE the Port Stephens Pastures and Stock Board, asking co-operation in having a road for stock opened over the river at Melvillft ; from the Hunter District Water and Sewerage Board, granting permission to nae water from the main for setting the embankment at Sempill strect ; from Alderm...
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1894. THE PRIME MINISTER AND THE UNEMPLOYED [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
SA.TUEDAT, FEBEUAEY 17, 189-i. ?THE.'3?B1ME MINISTEB, AMD THE TJK EMPLOYED SojiE' one is required to tell home truths to the unemployed about Sydney and the country, and tha-; 8ome one has again beeD ; found in the person of Sir George DibbB. In r the course of. the corning election campaign the workers will receive much fooliah »iwl much mialeading counsel. 'We trust that among the candidates there may be not a few also who will emulate the boldness and straightforwardness of the Prime Minister. A very considerable share of the trouble under which the workers are ?nfFavir.a in «!rio tn f-.hfiir own nfita and is lemovable by their own exertions. That is ' -the truth that needs to be impressed on their mindB-with unceasing iteration till they become contrite and learn it. ? One is struck with the poyerty of invention which th^ae ? deputations represent. They could suggest ?'nothing but that the' Government should ) -do certain things, and those things im .practicable. Could there be ...
MR. WEAGGE'S PREDICTION. Brisbane. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
ME. WEAGQE'S PREDICTION'. Brisbane, Saturday. Mr. Wragge predicts a renewal of very unsettled and squally weather during the next few days, especi ally between Bustard Head and Smoky Cupe, with heavy local squalls from between S.S.W., S.S.E., ? .., „. ,«. , luvigii (ocoo auu ram ar iuoreton. Bay. At present ou the west and Bouth- western edge the storm centre conditions indicated will probably affect all the south-eastern part of Queensland, and the north-eastern part of New South Wales. The bip;g-?st saw in America, if not in the world is paid to be one in the armor plate department of the Homestead mill (Carnegie's) it cost 35,000 dolB, weighs 110 tons, and will cud a uickel steel armor plato as aa ordinary saw does a p'anli ? ? armor plate ranging in weight from eight to thirty eieht tons and somet,iiui-a tswMnt.v. n-n.-- ««««? i~.,_ and twenty inuhps thick. The saw has a blade seven and a half feet ia diameter, geared from above and revolving horizontally, and with it na angular...
Daily Weather Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
Daily Weather Report. Tho following weather and meteorological information' waa received at the We.t Maitland telegraph station to-day :—. ? Armidale— S E., dull, showery Aberdeen— Calm, like rain Kranxton— Calm, cloudy Bourke — Calm, fine Bo»gnbri— Culm, fine Bm-raba— S E,, overcast. like rain BinRarn— S.B , fine, clear ' Brewarrina— N.K., line Cassilis— S.E., cloudy Coolah— S.E., cloudy « Coonabnrnbran— S.B , fine ; 09 points .* Coonamble— South, line Clarence Town— Calm, dull, like rain Denman— S., cloudy Dungog— Calm, raining; 27 points Greta— S., raining niu-t TnnnQ ? V. S li1. qtrnnrr p.lnnrlv (JoodooRa— Bust, lino Gunneduh— Calm, line ; 6 points Gundy— Calm, cloudy Jerry's Plains— South-east, dull, cloudy Morpeth— Southeast, cloudy; 63 points Muawellbrook— South, cloudy Murrurundi— South, oloudy j 80 points Moonun lirook— Calm, dull, like rain Ili'rriwa— North-went, cloudy, like raia Millie— South-east, lluo Moree — South. lint Manilla— South. cast, fine Slogil Mogll— Cnlm, l...
THE APPROACHING CAMPAIGN. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
THE APPROACHING CAMPAIGN. Sir, — Whatever importance the adoption of the one man one vote system may have bad as the affirmation of a popular principle, by itself it possesses no practical importance, the number of plural voters being so limited as to exercise no appreciable1 influence on a general election. Thi3 is Bhown by the fact that the electoral rolls for the wVinlo nninnxr nVinw rtnlw A1Q vnf.pa lpqR fVtan f.lip. previous rolls. Yet the adoption of the one man one vote was regarded as being so essential to the proper working of the new electoral system that in the effort to secure it other and more important points were overlooked. However, it is of no use crying over spilt milk, and we must take the Electoral Act as we find it. With all its defects it need not prevent our having a better Parliament than that wjth which the country is disgusted, even with a ple thora of candidates in each constituency. It is a matter which rests entirely with the electors themselve3. In sele...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. PROTECTION AND THE SUGAR DUTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. PROTECTION AND THE SUGAR DUTY. Sir, — Permit me, as one of the earliest residents oh the Paterson yet living, to testify to the pleasure I derived from reading Mr. J. Tucker's able reply to Mr. Price in the Mercury of 31st ult. Thirty- eight years ago I heard with pride and pleasure, in the back blocks of what is now Queensland, the Mail t»»w «^' ww y ^iiaiuuu. »u tuu muttb liijortti paper lu the Southern Hemisphere. But, as it became a valuable property, it must become conservative. We have done well, and it muBt be your own fault if you have not, seems to bethe ethics of the Mercury, else why in the same iBsue, amongst the ' Items of Interest,' are we told as proof that farmers have not benefited by protection, ' that there was an enormous increase in the number of farmers who became insolvent last year,' adding 'yet there are still farmers who have not given up the foolish idea that in being taxed they are being beneficed, etc' Now, I could readily understa...
CASSILIS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 February 1894
CASSILIS. A well attended meeting of electors was held in Bragget's Hall on Saturday evening last, the object being to suppsrt the candidature of Mr. John McElhone, who intends contesting the Rylsttne electorate at the forthcoming election. Mr. G. Piper presided. A strong working committee was formed, and other preliminary matters were arranged. It is the prevailing opinion that Mr. McElhone will be returned, and as far as this portion of the electorate is concerned will receive a solid vote. Tne names ot several otners are men tioned, among them being Mr. Hungerford, W. C. Wall, C. J. Spratt, as candidates. Up to the present Mr. Hungerford is the only candidate who has visited here and addressed the electors, when he received a fair hearing. The races to be held on the local course on Easter Monday promise to be a success. A preliminary meeting was held at the Cassilis Hotel when a committee, together with a secretary and treasurer were appointed. The financial support the move men...