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COONABARABRAN. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
COONABARABRAN. Monday afternoon. Mr. Kirkpatrick addressed a number of electors in the Mechanic's Hall on Saturday. Mr. Neilson, J.P., presided. The candidate dealt with the leading questions of the day and professed himself a freetrader, and said he would adheie to the five planks comprised in the labour platform. Mr. Kirkpatrick spoke for some time and waa frequently applauded. Ha delivers addresses throughout the . district during the week.
Daily Weather Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
Daily Weather Eeport. The following weather anr! meteorological information was received at the \Yeet Maitlaml telegraph station to-day:— Armidale— E., overcast, drizzling rain Aberdeen— S., dull, like rain Brnnxton— Calm, oloudy : 0 points ' Bourke— E S.E., fine Boggabri— Calm, fine * * - Barraba— S.Ei, ftrong, cloudy, ilnc ; river low ' v Bingara— S.E . flue, strong Brewarrina— N.E., fine Cassilis— Calm, oloudy ? ' * i Coolah— S.B., cloudy , '! Coonnbarabran — S.E., tine - i , Coonamble— S.E.flne ? ^- , Clarence Town— Calm dull i Denman— Calm, dull, like rain ' , ( Bungoj'— Calm, line ; G5 polmpj '? ^ Greta— S.B., eh^wcry ? '? Glen Innefl— S E., strong, fine ' ' ,' GoodooRa— E., tine s , Gunuedah— S., fine ' « Gundy— Calm, line .- \ Jerry'fi Plains— Calm, cloudy ; 2 points Merriwa— Calm, dull, like rain i . ' v Mut-willbrook— E , line ; fi pointB ' Murrurundi—S.E . cloudy; 15 points - , - Moonan Brook — Calm, line ' Morpeth— S.E.. oloudy; 31 points - . Millie-N.E.. fine f ,v , Sfo...
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. NEWCASTLE. Monday. ABRIVAL OF A SHIPWRECKED CREW. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. [From our Correspondents.] NEWCASTLE. Monday. ARRIVAL OP A SHIPWRECKED CREW. On Saturday afternoon |nine of the shipwrecked crew of the barque Nicoya arrived in the barque Iris from Noumea. They landed and proceeded to the Sailors' Home, and received every attention from the manager, Mr. Booth. No fatal easualty is reported. The circumstances attaching: to the disaster verify the adage, ' wrecked in 9ight of port.' The Nicoya belonged to Mel bourne. She left Saigon in October with a cargo of rice and tea for Noumea. All went fairly well till reaching New Caledonia, where she was eleven days off the coast with contrary winds. On the morning of January 23 last, Captain Norris sighted the lighthouse on Amadee Island off Noumea, and signalled for a pilot. After wait ing some time for a pilot, and none coming off Captain Norris attempted to take his ship into port himself, and in doing so ran upon a reef, where she remained several days then went to pieces. The wreck ...
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT, WEST MAITLAND. READING, 9 A.M. 19TH FEBRUARY, 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
METEOROLOGICAL KEPORT, WEST MAITLAND. HEADING, 9 -HM., 19TII FEBRUAnr, 1894 Thermometer—sraxlmum, 70 ; minimum, 66. Rainfall— 14 InolntB. Keraarks— E.S.K., light, cloudy, fine.
BRISBANE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
BRISBANE. ' Monday. Mr. Wragge states that the special forecast issued at one o'clock this morning has been confirmed. Repeated heavy weather he feels sure will continue along the South Eastern coast of Queensland. Off the north eastern sea board of New South Wales shipping interests are again specially cautioned. A disturbance is gradually travelling S.S.E., and the effects of the disturbance will partially overlap the inland districts.
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
THE DAY. FEBRUAny 1'J.— St. Barbatus, Bishop of Benvenuto. 084. Horn. — Nicolous Copernicus, astronomer, 1743. Thorn, in Prussia ; Henry Frederiok Prince of \V«lc3. W9l,Stirting Castle ; Admiral Lord Rodney, 1718, Wnlbm-on-'/hamea; Riooard Cumberland, dramatist.. 17M, Cumbrntgt\ Sir Hodeiiok 1. Murohiaon. geologist, 1792. 'Jarnuiale. /^jss-nhirc. Died.— Dec. Albiiiu?, Emperor, killed, 108, Wwne Iiiver; Erasmus Ucinhuld, astronomer, 1051, 'JlMrinyeu; LucUlo Vanmi, lfiia. burnt as an ntlieist, at luulnnse ; Sir Henry Savile, mathematician, 1(1-22. JStan Cotler/t; Francis do SnuvaRCB, noaoloalst. 1707, Montjiclicr ?, Elizabeth Carter, classical scholar, 1800, Jjondnn ; 1!, rnard Barton, pott, 1849 ; Sir William Napier, historian, 18C0. FEBRUARY. 3 15 PHASES Or THE JIOOM. § &. New Moon ? Cth ... 7.00 a.m. ft ^ First Quarter.. 13th ... 8 48 p.m. ?g % Kull Moon ? 20th ... 12 21 p tn. ,r -g £, ,», liSBt Quarter... 27th ... 10.33 p.m. g g | P Q Apogee, 2nd, 8 am. Perigee, 18th; 7 a....
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. Before the Chief Judge iu Equity to-diy, Mr. A. H. Simpson appeared on behalf of the Hon. William Laidley, M.L.C., to apply for a continuation of an injunction restraining the Plattaburg Borough Council from removing or interfering with plaintiff's tramway at certain street crossings within the borough. The motion was allowed to stand over until to-morrow week by consent, the injunction to continue in the meantime. At the Ciiminal Court this morning Wm. Henry MacNamara and Samuel Albert Rosa were sentenced by Judge Foster on a charge of criminal libel in connection with the publication of Hard Cash, MacNamara to six months' and Rosa to three months' imprisonment in Parramatta Gaol. His Honor said MacNamara's offence was aggravated by his conduct at the trial in endeavouring to justify the action he had taken in regard to the libel. The evidence showed that he was directly connected with the p...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for February. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for February. XiTr.iijw Gatvden : Celery muBt be earthed up a9 rorrulrea, ' and inori! m:ty be planted out tor a succession. Continue to BOW peas, beans, beet, turnips, broccoli, &c, and plant cut Whatever may be left in the seed beds. Carefully attend to Siouniber p'.nnts, watering well in dry weather.— 1' lower AUDP.n : Thin out dahlia buds. Plant out perennial and Wonnial HoweririR plants, such as stocks, aweet-valliaioB, &c. in Oloudy du-'6, and give them water. Keep all beds and borders free from weeds ; remove all decayed bloom.— OnciiAUD and Fruit Gardes ?? Attend to all fruit trees, remeving all ripe fruit. Clear grape vines from all useless shoots and tendrils. see that all the branches are exposed to the sun and air — jflELD Operations: Sow Cape barley and turnips. Hunt potatoes. Keep maize cropa clean. Cut tobacco. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1894.
Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES. J. N. BRUNKER's REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES, j. n. brtjnkkr's report. Fat and Storo Pigs. — The demand continues active, and excellent prices are readily obtained for all descriptions. I sold : John Graham's at 15b to £1 3s, T. McCarthy's at 14s 9d, BT. Gurr's at 9a to ISs 6d, C. Avery's at 12s, T. Leggatt's at 10s, Wm, A very 's at 5b, N. White's at 14s 6d to £1 Is. Fat Calves. — LaTge supplies penned; demand dull and values unimproved. I sold : B. Bnffier's at 17s 6dto£l 15s, J. Lawler's at 13s to £1 5s 6d, J. Saunders' at £1 14s. Fat Sheep. — My consignments consisted of light -wethers and old ewes in little better than store condition; still I succeeded in disposing of all penned at prices quite equal to rates ruling last week. I sold — on account G. Parnell, shorn ewes at 23 6d to 3s 9d, lambs at 2s 7d to 4s ; E. J. Delander, shorn wethers at 7s lid, shorn ewes at 4s 6d, lambs at 3s to 5s lOd ; Agents, shorn wethers at 43 3d to 5s 9d. Fat Cattle. — Large supplies yarded, competition ...
THE POPE'S ENCYCLICAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
THE POPE'S ENCYCLICAL. The personal character of Leo the Thirteenth is euchtbafche speakB with power not only ex cathedrd to hie own vast flock, but to the ?world at large. In an encyclical Letter recently issued by his Holiness, and put in circulation throughout the congregations of the faithful, appear these pregnant passages, which gaia weight from the conspicuous wis 4em, prudence, and experience of thair author, as well as irom dib exalted position, neo the Thirteenth recognises many eauseB at work in the present condition of things, to looBen the bonds of public order and to withdraw the people from boudcL principles of life and conduct. And then his Holiness proceeds -. There are three influences which appear to us to have the chief place in affecting this down-grade movement of society. These are— first, the distnste to a simple and laborious life ; secondly, repugnance to suffering of any kind; thirdly, the forgetfulnesB ' of the future life. We deplore— and those who judge...
CRICKET. PEARLS v. NEWCASTLE CITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
[?] PEARLS v. MEfJCaSTLE CITY. The firat eleven of the Pearls met the Newcastle City Club on the Park on Saturday afternoon, when there was a large attend ance of apectators. The visitors went flrat to the wickete, and were all disposed of ior 02 runs, of which Bnright (not out 32) and Hartley (25) were the principal scorers, Enright carrying bis bat right through the innings. Lusk, the Iset player out, waa splendidly caught by D. Pryor near the boundary off a ball by J. Moore. The wicket was very dead, eo that the score made by the visitors ws a good one. Messrs. Clarence Hannellnnd J. Kerrigan acted aa umpires. Soon after me Pearls went to the wickets a heavy shower oame on and inter fered with the progress of the game. The rain told against tno trundling, and the Pearls succeeded In getting 100 runs for the loss of five wickets, C. White making 42, F. Schubert 20, and J. Mooro 18. The scores arc aB follow :— Newcastle Crrr. First Imdngs. ? J. Wooden, o J. Moore, b H. Tcgg. ? «......
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
'abstract of sales by auction. To-morrow, Tuesday, Febhuatit 20. TId-ht. IIicgens, Marshall, & Co., at Turanville, near Scone, at eleven, 100 head thoroughbred colts nnd fllliefl, by noted sires j a Jew good roadsters, cobs, and carriage horses. Mr. Jas. N. Biiunkeh, at Newcastle, at ten, lnrm and dairy produce, on account of H. R. farmers. H. R. Farmers & Consumers Co., at Newca?tlo, nt three, iann and dairy produce, &c. Mr. H. O'Neiix, at Newoabtle, at three, farm produce, dairy produce, &o. H. York & Son, at the ehed and yards of the Farmers Aebo ciation, Singleton, at half-past ten, farm, field, and dairy produce, So Gbaingek & Faliuner, at the Farmers' Central Markets, Singleton, at eleven, farm and dairy produce, poultry, pigs, etc. SHIPPING. ' mHB NEWCASTLE and HUNTER RIVER JL STEAMSHIP CO. (Limited.)— The Company's First-class PASSENGER STEAMERS NIGHTLY (Sunday excepted) FROM SYDNEY at 11, and FROM NEWCASTLE at 11.30. Cargo for...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
NOTICES. JNUHuu JLU ffAKJIIbtiib. A TRIAL of WALTER A. WOOD'S TUBULAR STEEL MOWERS, will be given in Mr. G. MEAD'S PADDOCK, MIDLORN, On Tuesday Afternoon, 2 o'clock, And should be seen at work, to appreciate the simplicity and strength of Machine. 51 AEflUSERSEEBTS. Conversazione, Musical Festival, and Sale of Work ' AT TOWN HALL, WEST IflAITLAND, ON Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday, FEBRUARY 21, 22, and 23, In Aid of the Funds of the Wesleyan Chubch. Opening Ceremony on Wednesday After noon, at 3 p.m., by the Mayor. A HOST OF ATTRACTIONS.— Phonograph, ?with latest improvements; Choice Music by the Federal Band ; Glees and Chorusee ; Vocal and In strumental Solos by Best Performers. ADMISSION, 6d; CHILDREN, 3d. ? ? ? 521 risking; Excursion, .??.?? AT '' ?? EASTER, TO PORT STEPHENS. A COMMITTEE nave CHARTERED the S S STORM KING to LEAVE MORPETH on THURSDAY EVENING, 22nd MARCH, at Eight p.m., returning on Tuesday morning, at 5 a.m. We have room for about 12 more persons wishing t...
ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
ECHOES OP SPORT. Although it in about fifteen years since Odd Stockings was foaled, it is evident the old chestnut does not lag superfluous on the stnsre, for he won a race at the annual picnic races at Walcha on Friday and got a situation in a couple of other events. Odd Stockings, who is now owned by Messrs. P. and A. Fenwicke, is really a wonderful old hor3e, and if tne expression loveable can be used m connection with an equine, then the chestnut thoroughly deserves it, for I know no animal that I am fonder of. The veteran is a8 game as any bull-dog that ever chewed meat, he remains as scind as a bell, although he has travelled all over Australia and galloped thousands of miles, and there are few better hackneyB either for a lady or gentleman than my ancient friend. So far as I can learn, Odd Stock ings is by Belphoegar, but thore are people who swear by all the gods that he is by the stolen Duke of Athol, but they can give no sound reason for the assertion, unless one is satisf...
Land Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
laud Sales. (Gazette Supplement, February 13.) The following lots of land will be offered for sale by public auction, at the undermentioned places, at the time, and on the days specified, at the upset price affixed to each lot respectively. Deposit, 25 per cent. At the Lands Office, Bingara, on Wednesday, April 18. Mubchison: 2 country lots, parishes of Capel and Piedmont ; situated about 26 miles south-easterly from Bingara, bounded on the west and south by the leasehold area of the Piedmont Pastoral Holding. Area, 640 acres each. Upset price, £1 5s per acre. One portion is party within the Piedmont goldfield. At the Lands Office, Warialda, on Wednesday, April 18. Burnett : 1 country lot, parish of Cox ; situate about 120 miles from Warialda, fronting the right bank of Hughey's Arm Creek. Area, 20 acres. Upset price, JEl 10a per acre. Owner of fencing within the portion allowed 30 dayB from date of sale for its removal. At the Lands Office, Inverell, on Wednesday, April 18. Arrawat...
FORCING DOWN WAGES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
FOBCING DOWN WAGES. Sib, — Among the many ills placed upon the shoulders cf the much abused capitalist are those connected with the forcing down of wages occasioned by the sweating system. What is designated ' sweating' is one of the results of a superabundance of unskilled labour, and is practised almost exclusively in places where population is most dense, and the struggle for existence most desperate ; and it is here also that the prices of manufactured commodities are lowest, and the tribe of bargain hunters most numerous. Yet few appear to note the intimate connection between starvation wages and made np goods sold for little. more than the actual cost of the materials. But who are the principal purchasers of these fruits of the sweating system, the people who want to obtain for a penny the value of twopence, al though at' the cost of suffering and misery of others. The trades unions regard it a grave offence when a labourer accepts leas than a given rate of wagon, and sternly ...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
tOCAL NEWS; Cavalry Parade.— A quaiterly parade of the Tflaitland Half-aquadton Cavalry took place on the West Maitland Park on Saturday afternoon. Mr. 'Warrant Officer Thompson, of Sydney, who has recently returned from a trip to England, pub the men through a number of new movements, and ex pressed himself as very pleased with the way in which they had turned out, and the satisfactory manner they had executed the new movements. Captain Cracknell was in command of the troop, and was as usual ably assisted by Lieutenants Markwell and Nicholson. Mr. Warrant Officer Thompson, we understand, visited Singleton on Friday last for the purpose of issuing equipments to the newly-formed Singleton Half-squadron Cavalry, and we hope soon to see the latter parad ing with their Maitland brothers in arms. Happy Pbospects fob 'Wheat-growers. — The Economic Journal, the organ of the British Economic Aesociation, gives prominence in its January num ber to an article on the agricultural problem, in ?...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
ITEMS OP INTEREST. Electricity was discovered by a person observing that a piece of rubbed glass attracted small bita of: paper. Gunpowder was discovered from the falling of a npark on some materials mix«d in a mortar. Tho newest great city of Europe is Budapest, the capital and metrepolis of Hungary. In Kossuth'B. day, less than half a century ago, the combined population of Buda and PeBth, lying on opposite sides of the Danube, was about one hundred thou sand. The consolidated municipality now has a population of fully half a million. A brass band in Ne^r London announces that it has received two new dirgeB and is prepared to play at funerals at the lowest figures. Dancing is taught in many of the public schools, of Scotland, and is made a feature of the closing exercises at the end of the term. Tho corkscrew is worming its way into the favour of the public. A machine has been invented which makes 30,000 corkscrews every day. A strange Bpider has appeared about Hermosillo, Mexico....
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS.—TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. iBy telegraph from our Correspondent.) ARRIVALS.— To-dat. Rodondo, steamer, from Melbourne. Bowra, steamer, from Sydney. Balmain, steamer, from Sydney. Isabella, schooner, from Sydney. DEPARTURES.— To DAT. DnokenfUtd, steamer, for Sydney. Crumnook Water, barque, lor Valparaiso. Acacia, barque, for Auckland. Antofognsta, barque, for Rangoon. CraiKerne, ahip, lor San Franoieco. Sovereign, schooner, for Port Stephens. Gisborne, s., for Port Stephens. Gosford, »., for Port Stephens. Warrior, ship, for Panama. Korawcora, steamer, for Adelaide. Timaru, s., for Sydney. SYDNEY. ARRIVALS— Saturday. Electro, b, S95 tons, Captain E. Farrell, from Manning Elrer 17Th February ° Rosedale s, 274 tens, Captain L. Paulson, from Nambucoa Elver, via Port Macquarie. 18th February. '' Mararoa, 8. 2005 tons, Captain H. W. H. Chatfleld from Auckland and ports 13tE February. ^uaraem, irom Tasmania, a, 2252 tonj, Captain T. U'Qeelrom Auckland ana ports. Karuah s, 121 tons. ...