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DISTRICT NEWS. DUMGOG. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
DISTRICT NEWS. [Feom our, CoEn.E8ron»BMifi.] DUNGOQ. A cricket match was played on the Recreation Ground on Thursday last between players chosen from the firmB of H. C. Dark and Co. and Edwd. Piper versus Skelton and Walker, storekeepers. It is said to be the inauguration of a half-holiday association, which I hope it is. So much interest was taken in the match that nearly the whole of the townspeople went to the ground to witness the match. As some of the players had nover before donned leather, it waa no surprise to see them' m tvous, and it amused not a few to see some of the placers when going in to take their bat undecided as to which leg the leather should be on. How ever ooth sides conducted themselves splendidly. Henney for the winning team, and Green for the losers were most effective with the ball. A return match is likely to take place shortly. Appended are the scores : — Dark and Piper. First Innings. W. Gieen, b Henney ? 14 H. E. Young, b Henney ? , ? '. ? 5 S. Brooker,...
FORECAST ISSUED TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
FORECAST ISSUED TO-DAY. New South Wales.— Southerly to S.E. winds, oa. the coast light to moderate, south of Sydney stronger winds, reaching the force ot a gale with, heavy seas north from Newcastle. Weather generally unsettled with rain on the northern coast. The celebrated 'emperor's goblet,' a valued pos session of the municipality of Osnabrueck, has been sold to Baron Rothschilds, of Frankfort, for £10,000. The proceeds will bo expended in building a new theatre. The goblet ia of solid silver* superbly cha=ed and orn.amen.tod,
LATE GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
LATE GENERAL NEWS. Among the proposals which Bhould engage the attention of the unemployed is that of forming a fishing settlement somewhere on the Northern coast. This could be done at very slight expendi ture, and it is probable the settlement wouia oe self-supporting from the outset. ? 1 A lad named Allen, while walking in front of the J Balaclava Hotel, Whroo, espied what he thought I to be a speck of gold. On prizing it out with his knife he found it to be a specimen weighing 5oz., containing about 3oz. gold. It is propo»ed, we understand, to take the outer ] Domain, Sydney, from the control of the curator of the Botanical Gardens (Mr. C. Moore), dedicate it as a park, and appoint trustees in the usual manner. Under the park regulations it will be impossible to hold meetiHgs there such as at present conducted, and thus many mouthy agitators will have to find a new spouting ground. Mr. Byrnes has been fifteen times Mayor of Parramatta. Alderman C. F. Juchau has been elected Mayo...
The Maclaren Memorial Window. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
The Maclaren Memorial Window. Yesterday was performed in St. Paul's Church, I West Maitland, an interesting ceremony — the I solemn dedication of a window to the memory of the Rev. Albert Alexander Maclaren, B.A., once incumbent of the parish, who died at sea in ] December 1891, having been overtaken by fever while engaged in the work of the Anglican Mission to New Guinea, which he inaugurated. When hia I death become known in West Maitland, the people of his old parish and of the town, subscribed liberally for a memorial window ; and but for the flood of last year, and the consequent wrecking of the church, the ceremony of yesterday would have taken place some month.3 earlier. However, the delay was productive of one happy result, in that it nllAHTOrl nt flip nrmpnee ar. thp f.eremonv of Dr. Barlow, Bishop of North Queensland, now visiting the diocese, on his way from the Hobart Congress The west galile was chosen as the position for the window, and to enable a large one to be plac...
LATE MARKET NEWS. SYDNEY. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Saturday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
LATE fflABKET HEWS. SYDNEY. . [From, the- Press . Telegraph- Association/}- Saturday afternoon. Flour:. New South Wales new roller at £7' 15a to £8 5s, Victorian stone £7 16s to £8. Wheat, nominally 2s lid; chick wheat, 2s lOd to 23 lid ; bran, quiet, 7d ; maize, 2a Id, prime old River 2s lid; Clarence River 2s to 2s 6d ; pollard, 8|]4; oatB, 2s 7d, fakfeed 2s 5d to 2a 6d; chaff, prime 10s to £3 15s, other sorts from £3, verv choice £4; barley, 3a to 3s 3d. Lucerne : :Hunter River £315s, railway choice £3 to £3 7s 6d ; hay, £3 5s to £3 :10,s j onions, £5 to £5 .5s. Hunter River potatoes nofc quoted. Straw meets with fair enquiry; local bundles xa; aerncE pressed J&z. ttutter, fair demand; creamery and best brands of factory 8Jd, factory 8d,' dairy 6d to 7d, pastry 4d to 5d Bacon, hand cured 6d to 6Jd, machine-cured 5d to 5£d,. middles 7d to. 8d-j htras, mnchine-cured 5d to 7d, colonial 9d to lOd, English Is to Is 2$d, New Zealand, Is OJd ? beeswax, dark 8Jd, good bright; lOd...
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. The following messages are taken from the Herald :— London, Feb. 17. President Peixoto's troop3 have defeated the in- I surgents at Bassoffondo, killing 400 of their number. The prospectus of the Western Australian Gold fields Company with a capital of .£25,000 has been issued. A billiard match has been played between W. J. Peall, the English player, and Memmott, of Mel bourne, Peall giving his opponent 3000 pomta in a game of 15,000 up, all in. Peall won by nearly ] 8000. Strained relations exist between Portugal and France owing to the reluctance shown by the I Pnrfcucruese Government to safeguard French in vestors in the railways of Portugal. The French Minister at Lisbon, M. Bihourd, has been recalled. Tbe Committee of the Paris Chamber of Deputies recommends that preserved meat factories be erected in France in order to prevent the French troops having to depend upon foreign supplies. The Colonial Acts Confirmation Bill, which was introduced in the House of ...
West Maitland Police Court. MONDAY, FEB. 19. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
West Maitland Police Court. Monday, Fhb. 19. The bench at the WeBt Maitland Police Court this morning was occupied by the Police Magistrate (Mr. J. N. Brooks), Messrs. H. Crothers and John Ronrke, J'a.P. ' Duunk and Disorderly.— William McLeod, in custody, charged with being drunk and disorderly in High-street on Saturday night, pleaded guilty. Constable Radburn gave evidence of the defendant's bad conduct, and a fine of 203 or seven days waa inflicted. Resiting tiie Police. — The same defendant was further charged with resisting the police in the execution of their duty. He pleaded guilty to the charge, and v/as fined 40s or a month's gaol. Drunk. — An old man, a stranger in the town, charged with having been drunk in High-street on Sunday said he might as well plead guilty, as the police were sure to pay he was drunk. Sergeant Oxley said defendant had not previously been before I the court, but was a great nuisance yesterday roll- I ing about the street in a drunken Btate. Defenda...
MAIRIGOLD. CHAPTER XVIII. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER XVIII. But- let us return to the night that Marigold fainted under the knowledge that Hillis had been spirited, away. When Nhyoina at last restored her to conscious ness, it was to witness such Bobs and teats aB moved even her heart to pity. Nothing consoled the girl until she learned that Nhyoina had found means of escaping that night. ' One© out in the world, I will make it the mission of ray life to find iny lost darling,' she declares. That night as the city clocks strike twelve the two fugitives steal out of their prison and down the street. Marigold scarcely breathes until they have put squares between them and it. Then she clutches Nhyoum's arm with her little, trembling fingers. 'Where shall we go ? I am so. frightened!' she T?an.ts, fts a crowd of men and women surge out of a drinking-house. at .that moment. Almost in an instant Marigold finds herBelf in their. , midst,, and beside her— Hillia. Gretta is holding him by the arm, but has her head turned towa...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. THE STATE AND THE LAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
LETTERS TO THE EBiiOJi. THE STATE AND THE LAND. Sir,— The necessity for more efficient land legis lation is daily becoming more apparent, and there can be no doubt that, with a proper system of deal ing with the unalienated lands of the colony, much of the existing distress would speedily disappear. The principal object of land legislation should be to eecure the utilisation of the land by settlement or otherwise. That land settlement should be en jouragea is a pome on wtnen there can be no lispute j but what form should that encouragement issume ? There is a right way and a wrong way of Soing things. Judging from certain recent utter inces, there are some people who would persuade us that the Department of Lands should be worked upon similar lines to benevolent asylums and other 3haritable institutions, and thatsound business prin siples should be the last consideration. But the object of the State should be, not to offer the public lands at less than their market value, but by mak...
Queensland Stock Movements and State of the Country. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
Queensland Stock Movements and State of the Country. (Queenslander, Feb. 17.) Some good rains have been reported this week from various parts of the colony, and almost uni versal cloudy weather indicates that further falls are imminent. Eeports from the West-Central district are becoming more favourable, and in the North-west good showers have been experienced. Parts of the South-west are still suffering from want of grass and water, but things are beginning to look more promising there also. Cairns, February 10. — The weather during the last few days has been fine. The rainfall during February was 2-65in. The nights are cool. Mareeba, February 13. — The weather has taken up again, and the country presents a splendid appearance. Oak Park (via Georgetown), February 12. — Heavy rains are reported as having fallen all over the district, 15in. having fallen here in January and 9in. this month. Quite as much fell at Lynd hurst and other stations in the district. During the past week the ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 February 1894
FUNERAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE Friends of MR. GEORGE &nbsp; KEDWELL are respectfully &nbsp; &nbsp; invited to ATTEND THE FUNE- &nbsp; RAL of his DECEASED WIFE. &nbsp; To move from his residence, East &nbsp; Maitland, To-momorrow (Tuesday) &nbsp; Afternoon, at Half-past Four &nbsp; o'clock. &nbsp; W. R. NORMAN & SONS, &nbsp; 518 Undertakers. &nbsp;
Sydney Markets. M'BURNEY, WALLIS, AND CO'S. REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 February 1894
Sydney Markets. h'buknet, wallis, and co's. report. Wool. — This being the off week no auction sales have been held, but the usual fortnightly sales will be resumed, on Wednesday and Thursday next when (we will offer a fair sized catalogue. There has been a fair demand privately for all classes at prices quite equal to those ruling last week. Hides in biisfc demand, especially extra heavies which realise up to 5-Jd, heavies 2Jd to 3d, medium l$d to 2|d, light l^d to lfd per lb. Tallow market depressed with a downward tendency. Pure mutton £21 to £21 5s, prime mixed £20 to £20 10s, medium mixed £19 to £20. Beef £20 to £20 5s, inferior £15 to £18 per ton. Sheepskins. — Good full-woolled rare and com mand good value, but inferior rather dull of sale. Best, 4£d to 4$d ;' medium, 3Jd to 3|d ; short, l£d to 2$d per lb. Hair.— Horse, lOd to 13id ; cow, 4Jd to lOd 5 stump, 4iJ d to 5 *d per lb. Bones. — Shanks, £3 10s to £5 10s ; common, £1 10s to £1 17s 6d ; knuckles, £2 103 to £3 10a per ...
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 February 1894
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. The following messages have appeared in the Herald : — London, Feb. 19. The colonial conference proposed to be held at Ottawa, Canada, will meet on the 21st June. The Imperial Government and also Fiji have been in vited to send representatives. Mr. Mackenzie merce, states that Canada will demand a Pacific cable which shall be wholly British, but is not wedded to any particular route. The marriage of the Grand Duke of Hesse, Ernest Ludwig V. (son of the late Princess Alice, eecond daughter of Queen Viotoria), with his cousin, PrinceBs Victoria of Coburg, second daughter of the Duke of Ooburg (Duke of Edinburgh), will take place at Coburg on 22nd April. The Indian Budget shows a deficit of 350 lakhs of rupees. Broken Hill Proprietary shares are quoted at £2 8s Od. The anarchist Camille Henry, the perpetrator of the bomb outrage at the Cafo Lazaire, in Paris, has supplied the authorities with a list of the anar chists, and also the hiding places of 20 of them. The p...
MARIGOLD. CHAPTEE XIX.—(Continued.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 February 1894
MAJEULGOLD. CHAPTER XIX..— (Continued.) ' Look in that and see if there is not confirma tion of my words !' ' Great Heaven ! they disguised me so that they could the butter keep me in their power !' .crieR Hillis, gaziug in horror at his altered appearance. ' They would have succeeded had I not sus pected your identity, and last nifrht stole into their midst in disguise,' answered Ethel, telling her falsehood with such sincerity that Hillis never thinks of doubting her. ' Oh, 'Hillis, I have Bearched for you far and near ! I have never known a moment's rest since your disappearance. See how pale and thin I have grown with grieving for you. Thank Heaven, my long search has been rewarded at last !' continues Ethel, laying her head against the young man's shoulder. As he realized her apparent devotion, and the eager wi3h burning in iier eyes, he would be more than human not to bend hia handsome head and kiss the ripe lips lifted to his. In the next instant he turns sharply to the low c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 February 1894
I 'absteact of sales by auction. $ To-Jionnow, Wednesday, February 21. f STr I N BnuNKEn, on tho ground Edjoininp; the Church i afreetrailwav station, El nine, conBiKnnientB of farm and dairv ? miduce, on account of Hunter Kiver farmers ; Mao, ffeleven.130 cases suitable for Brnpes.-At the Campbell's ' Hill yards, at three, wool, hides, ekiua, and tallow. 1 1'dwd llicoENS, Marshall, and Co., at the Campbell's Hill : yards, at three, wool, hi Jes, sheepskins etc. - Mr E W. SPARKr!, at the Campbell's Hill yards, at half-pnst \ 'two, wool, l.ides, skins, and tallow. ( THIS HUNTER KlVF.R FAUKEIIS AND CONSUMERS CO-OPERA- . Ttvr. AOEsry Co., at the Company's Shed, South Man- J land, at nine, consignments of furm and dairy produce. Gauvin & Cousins, on the Show Ground, Tomworth, at two £ USO Lincoln rams, in lots to suit purchasers, descendants of ^Ir. 'hFh'lasc! at the Commercial Sale Itoomj, Scott-street, j ' Newcastle, at twelve, the Hnmilton Steam Saw Mllla and Joinery Works, i...
Water and Sewerage Board. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 February 1894
- Water and Sewerage Board. The usual weekly meeting of the Hunter District VVater Supply and Sewerage Board was held at their OffiY.es, Newcastle, yesterday. Tlie President occupied the chair, and Messrs. John R. Rodgers (Vice-president;, Henry D. Walsh, James S. Rodgers, Henry Rushton, Arthur C. Lee, and j\ rP.nl lilLlrl dn yAi rn-i** n.n«,, ;„ _tL»_ J ? Til- _ minutes^ of the previous meeting, together with summaries of the inward and outward correspon dence were read and confirmed. The revenue return for the week showed collec tions amounting to .2630 17s 2d, making a total of £3431 Ga 4d from the 1st January last. A minute from the assessor vraB read, reporting the completion of the serving of the rate notices for the current half year. A letter was received from the Board of Health, covering a reporc from the Government Analyst on the usual monthly samples of water submitted for analysis. The samples were taken from the Walka pumping station and the reticulation mains, and a s...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 February 1894
'?'?' Glass, as fnr as a repcorch has been able to de termine, was in u«-a-2000 y^f'8' before the birth of Christ, and was even then not in its infancy. In i the Btate collection at the British museum there is %$he head of a lion moulded in glass bearing the Upline of an Egyptian Mng- of the eleventh dynasty. &? ? i