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PATERSON. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 5 January 1894
PATERSON. The first day in the New Tear was indeed a delightful day, and must have satisfied even the most discontented of holiday-keepers. An excur sion was made by the s.e. Berlinda to Newcastle and back, and a goodly number availed themselves of this happy privilege of a trip to the sea. The b.b. Daisy, from Baymond Terrace, with a crowd o* passengers and a really good brass band on board, reached Paterson about noon, and our town was gay with the promenading groups of strangers. The Eaymond Terrace Cricket Club also arrived by th Daisy, and encountered our first eleven on the Paterson Eeserve, but proved too strong for our men and totally defeated them. Our mail contract between Maitland and Dungog, held for so many years by Mr. H. Fry, is now in the hands of Mesdrs. Chamberlain and Prest, who have commenced their first week of service with punctu ality and civility. A very pleasing recognition of the valuable qualities and courteousness of Mr. Geo. Morton* was made about midday...
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. ST. GEORGE (Q.). Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 5 January 1894
DISTBICT TELEGRAMS. [From our Correspondents.] ST. GEORGE (Q.). Fridav. A terrific thunderstorm occurred here last night,, during which a large tree was struck near the State school and scattered to a distance of seventy five yards. Thirty-one points of rain fell. Stock passings : 400 mixed cattle to Forbes, New Zealand Association owners, McDonald in charge 274 bullocks and 103 cows, from Rookwood to Texas, for delivery to Australian Meat Works Co., Jas. Cavanough owner, Wm. Cavanough in charge 5 200 fat bullocks, leaving Cowilda for Sydney, Richards owner, Neil in charge. The new trial, Doondi shearers v. the Australian. Pastoral Co., is fixed for Monday, the 15th.
Intercolonial Cricket Match. VICTORIA v. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Thursday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 5 January 1894
Intercolonial Cricket Match. VICTORIA v. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [From the Press Telegraph Association.! Thursday evenine. The above match was concluded in Melbourne this afternoon, and resulted in a victory for South. Australia by 74 runs. T7hen we went to press last issue the scores stood at 197 for four wickets which Victoria had lost, and we now give the remainder of the batsmen. Walters, run out ? 95 Harry, b Jones ? n Laver, Bt. A. Jarvis, b F. Jarvia... 42 Carlton, l.b.w., b Jarvis ? 2 - McLeod, C, not out..... ? 28 Maplestono, c Jones, b Jarvis ? : 9 ' Sundries ? 19 Total ? 298
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY TURF CLUB RACES. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 5 January 1894
LATE SPORTING HEWS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY TURF CLUB RACES. Friday. The following entries have been made :— The Challengb Stakes, six furlongs. — Cannon, Candour, Burton, Alexander, The Driller, Doni- ? zetti, Ulric, Argus, Grandwitch, Hermit, Kilmore, Messmate, M.L.A., C.B., Sundial, Launceston, All Sorts, Division, Collarette, Gloria, Marvel, Hurrah, Calliope, Bendigo, Duke of York, Triton, Hirondelle, Kinkora, Jeweller, Hero, Pensive, Dan O'Connor, Florrie, Newman, Myles Standish, Whakawatea, Fir3t Shot, Salutation, Shamrock, Ophir, Kookaburra, Melodia, Peacock, Gala, BuccleugH, Musketoon, Mirridong, Nina, Vangrave, Veno, Uabba, Bliss, The Captain, Clinker. Anniversary Handicap ; 1 mile 3£ furlongs. ? Cannon, Salutation, Hurrah, Ballater, Penance,. Camoola, Corsair, Solon, Queensborougb, Messmate, Emin Pasha, The Trier, Florrie, The Captain, Zingara, Candour, Burton, Blue Peter, MiletoB, Mahee, Pulvil, Magnus, Ennistymon, Little Bernie, Utter, Impulse, Dan...
WALCHA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 5 January 1894
WALCHA. Illicit Still. — At the local police court on Saturday last, E. Chambers and G. Henderson were charged with having an illicit still on the Yarro witch Road, about 25 miles from Walcha. The accused pleaded guilty, and were each fined £100 ; or, in default, 3 months imprisonment. Alfred Jones and M. J. Hamilton, local hotel keepers, also were charged with being implicated, but the cases were not dealt with, the court having no jurisdiction. The matter is likely to be pro- ceeded with in the Armidale District Court, or in Sydney, at an early date. Mr. Eagar, Inspector of Distilleries, appeared on behalf of the prosecution The holidays passed off very quietly. An enjoy- &nbsp; able day's racing, followed by a ball at night, took place at McHattan's Craiglea Hotel, on the Mangala road, both events being well attended. One or two of the usual holiday accidents are re corded, but, fortunately, nothing of a serious nature occurred. &nbsp; &nbsp; The first iss...
SYDNEY MARKETS. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
SYDNEY MARKETS.- , ?' '? ^''% ' '??''???.' ? :'??'.. ?''' ?'.? . ''??'.? ' Friday, ?'.?/?? ??: Mr. James N. Brunker reports :— ?Homebush fafe stock sales.— Thursday : S'aeep — 30,000 penned; best wethers made to 7s 7d, others from 3s 8d j ewes, 2s lOd to 63 j and lambs, 2s 1 9d each. Cattle : 1100 yarded; prime' yards of bulloc&s made to 45 13s ; good ditto from £3 10s per head, equal to 13s per lOOlbs. for best beef. At my produce stores, Circular Quay, there waa a 'firm market for but chers' produce. I sold butchers' mixed tallow at ?£20 to .£20 15s; hides, extra heavies 3d to 31-3, heavies 2d to 2Jd, light and medium woights lijd to 1-jfd per lb. ; sheepskins sold firm at improved values. At the wharf — lucerne hay, best worth 50s to 60s, inferior from 20s ; potato's, £3 to £'3 10s ; onions, to .£10 per ton ; maize, 3s 61 per buahel.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
ST. MART'S CHURCH, ' WEST MA1TLASD. . C1W3E3S SEflViSE TO-HIGRJ5OW (SUKCAY) ' JJORNINQ, 11 Evening, 7.30. v ? ' Holy Communion in tho Morning Service. ' , 'OEFEREtfCE willbe made iu t'«j* *FENING» JUU SERVICE to tho DEATH OlFfHE K13V. CANON SQIM, and the funeral hymn 'For ever ? with the Lord' will (D.V.) ,bo sung. ' Preacher ? The Incumbent Organist ? i... .'.... .Mr. G. F. Kino, A.C.O. (London) Special Collections will bo made at each service ' for the Clergy Widows and Orphans Fund. JOHN LEE, ?) ,„, ? JOHNROURKE, i Lhl]™^ 73 J. D. PEENTICEJward6ns; rj 1HE ' Boss', Stationery, con', best q'lity Note an - ' J. Envelopes, Is j post., Is So*. E. Blair, W. M, 7d '4
MELBOURNE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
RfJELBOURPJE. Saturday. Jones, trie Jiangman, cut his throat fatally in- Melbourne'* gaol to-day. Ho was to have bapged Mrs. Knorr on Monday week. His suicide is supposed to bo duo to repug nance of the job. Jomb left his home at Carlton at 7 a.m. He had been drinkiog heavily, and was in a semi-hysterical condition. When he reached the gaol he received a letter supposed to be from the assist ant hangman, Robert Sydney, declining to hang Mrs. Knorr. Jones frequently declared he would never hang a woman aud was greatly excided on receipt of the letter. He walked straight to his quarters, locked the door, bent over a bath and cut his throat with a razor. He leaves a widow and two children. The authorities antici pate in getting an executioner. There are plenty amateurs in the event of Jones's understudy de clining the job. A boy named Charlea Dyer, who was admitted to to the Sydney Hospital suffering from injuries re ceived by being thrown trom a sulky, died to-day. It is reported a na...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
LIST OF PMSONS AUTHOKISED TO Sell the 'STaitland llercury. SXIN-G-LE COPIES CAN ALWAYSpE FWGgfl&SE© PBflM THE UNDERMENTIONED '' PERSONS :— ^Weat Wlalfland. MessiB. R. BLAIR & SONS, Booksellen Hlgh-Jtteet Mr. W. G. LIPSCOMB, Bookseller, High street Mr. EDWABD BLAIE, BookBellw, High-street Mr. THOS. DIMM00K, Printer High-rtreet Mr. W. T. POULTON, Bookseller, High-street Mr. J. GRACE, Louth Park Road Mr. A. D. M'DONALD, Tobacconist, High-street ME. GEO. BHSTON, Tobacconist, etc, High-Btreet &.ndfrom BOYS IN THE STREETS East Maitland. Mr. DAVID LEY, Chemist And from BOYS IN THE STREETS. Buchanan. Mrs. THOS. AYISON, Storekeeper Morpcth. Mr. J. F. jBTJTLEE. ' Hinton. ME. A. SEAELES, Saddler. Paferso *-. Mr. J. HAG- AN, Auctioneer Wallsend. Mr. THOS. M'ORAE. Hexham. MISS WATSON, PoBtmiBferew. Lamblora. Mr. THOS. GRIERSON, EWer-street. Mlnml. Mr. GEORGE HOGG. Newcastle. Mr. H. ASSER, Stationer. Mr. B. LA.NGER, News Agent. Copeland. , Mr. EDWARD LAMBE, News Agent; Loc...
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
THE DAY. January 6. Kpiphany or Twelfth Day (Old Christmas 'Day.) St. Melnniua, bishop, 400. St. Nilammon, hermit. St. 3?eter, Abbot 61 St. Aurtln'e, Canterbury. COS, Born.— Richard the Second, King of England. 13C6 : Joan d'Arc, 1402 ; Peter Mcta?ta?io, poet, 1C93 ; lienjamin Frank lin, philosopher, Boston, U.S., 170S ; David Dale, philanthro pist, 1739 ; (JoorRe Tliomna Doo, engraver, 1S00. Died.— Seth Ward, ISishop of Salisbury, Mathematicinn, IG89; John Dennis, critic, 1784; Madame Darblny (Frances Burney) novelist. 1740 ; Jnmes Smith, comic poet, 1S10 ; Fanny Wright, lady politician. 18M. Mvtnt.— The Ketreat from Cabul, 18'.?. jAKUAimY 7. St Lucian of Antioeh, priest and martyr, 312. St. Cedd, Bishop or London. 7th cenlury. St. Thillo. 702. St. Kentigcrna, widow, 728. St. Alrlric, Bishop of Jlorus, 85G. St. Can-dt, 1171. Born.— Robert Nicoll, poet, 18M. Died.— Fenelon de la Mothe, 1715 : Allan Ramsay, the Scot tiBh poet, 1708 ; J. II. Frere, poet, 1810.
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. GONNEDAH. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. [From our Correspondents.] GONNEDAH. Friday. After another intensely hot day a thunderstorm occurred this afternoon, and steady rain is now falling. A good general fall would be much appre ciated and do incalculable good. Sickness is very prevalent throughout the dis trict, and numerous cases of measles, bronchitis, etc., aro reported daily. The annual meeting of subscribers to the hos pital ia fixed for Wednesday, 17th instant. The institution is in a very flourishing condition, and very large numbers oi; nases have been treated during the year. The Jockey Club has issued a liberal programme for Anniversary Day meeting. , CASSIUS. Friday. A heavy thunderstorm passed over here this after- . noon. The storm lasted about two and a half hours, during which 159 points of splendid rain fell, which will do a vast deal of good. The weather is still threatening. ??-?-.
An Astonished Bride. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
An Astonished Bride. A Parisian gentleman, son of a very wealthy banker, was about to marry a young lady of high rank, and everything was prepared. The bride groom had sent in the corbeille which was extremely rich, the diamonds alone worth about one hundred thousand francs. Wishing to enjoy the 'ratification of his bride, the rich bestower followed close on the heels of his present, and finding no one m the parlour, ensconced himself in „ ? i*,An*** v.aViirwi *-.lia mirfninK. Presentlv a whole bevy of girls fluttered into the room, and all began talking at once. ' Oh ! did you ever see such a beautiful corbeille ! Louise is lucky ; what a 'enerous husband she will have !' ' She ought to be happy, to be sure, but do you know what she told me just now ? why, that she had rather have the corbeille without the gentleman.' ' It can't be, she never said so.' ' She certainly did, and there she is, you can ask her yourself. Louise, didn't you tell me you would rather have the corbeille alo...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. ? m fHiRh Water at Sun Sun 'o «5 1 Hewcaetle. Rises. Sets. 8-s ? 1 'g | Jtorn. Even. II. M. H, M. I j II. M. II. M. January., c Sat. 4 . fi8 7 . 14 20 7.41 8.3 7 Sun. 4.69 7.14 0 S . 24 8.44 ?8 Mon. 5.0 7.H 1 0.4 9 . 24 9 Tues. 5.1 7 . 14 2 9 . 42 9 . 69 10 Wed. 5. 2 7.13 3 10.17 10 t 33 11 Tliurs. fl. S 7 . 13 4 10 . 50 11 . 7 12 I?ri. 0 3 I 7 . 13 5 111 . 24 11.41 Changes op the Moon. ? last Quarter. Saturday, December 30, 9h. 23m. a.m. New Moon, Sunday. January 7. lh. 12m. p.m. First Quarter. Monday, January 15, lOh. 14m. a.m. Full Moon, Monday, January 2'2, lh. lGm. a.m.
Intercolonial Cricket Match. SOUTH AUSTRALIA V. NEW SOUTH WALES. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Sydney, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
Intercolonial Cricket Match. SOUTH AUSTRALIA v. NEW SOUTH «SALES. [Feoic thb Press Tbleqraph Association.] Sydney, Saturday. The return oricket match between teamB repre senting New South Wales and South Australia was commeneed on the Association Ground, Sydney, this afternoon, when there was a large attendance. The weather was fine, and the pitch was in fair condition. The South Australians went first to the wickets. The scores follow: — South Australia. First Innings. Lyons, c Newell, b Conningham ? , ? 20 uavi^D) ^ ii i Au.\jv».vj *j vvuuiuguaiiiitiMii ? ? ? *J Giffen, c and b Conningham ? .........' ? 7 Darling, c Murdoch, b Turner ? 4 Bliaman, c and b Turner ? 25 Hill, b Turner ? .....;......... 2 Eeedman, b Turner ? .' ? 6 W. Giffen, c Murdoch, b Newell ? 13 F. Jarvis, st., b Newell ? .;...... 18 Parkin, not out ? :. ? 0 Jones, c Mackenzie, b Newell ? 4 Sundries ? 14 All out for ? 117 Bowling Analysis :— Turner, 4 wickets for 48 runs j Coningham, 3 for 4-4 j Newell, 3 for 13. ...
Pastoral News, Stock Movements, and Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
Pastoral News, Stock Move ments, and Markets. Forbes Stock Report. — The weather has been very hot for the1 last few days, and though a heavy thunderstorm with vivid lightning passed over on Wednesday night only 12 points of rain tell, Thurs day being nearly as hot. At 3 p.m. on Thurs day another electric storm waa threatening. The following are the crossings over the common for the week -. — January 1st : — 700 fat eheep from Jemalong to Forbes to be trucked for Sydney, N. A. Gatenby and Co. owners, Mylne in charge ; 100 head mixed cattle from ?Mickabil to Droubalgie, Henry Stedman, owner, in charge. 2nd : 1500 ewes from Bogabigal to Tich borne Boiliug Down Works, E. Curr owner, McGregor in charge ; 00 fat cattle from Jemalong to Forbes for Sydney, N. A. Gatenby and Co. owners, Goodburnir. charge. 4th : 15,000 wethers from Bygalotie to Yass (via Cowra), McLeod owr.er, A. McPhail in charge. — Gazette, Jan. 5.
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
Gardening and Agricultural ? Memoranda for .Ta.imp.rv. Kitchen Garden' : Continue to sow for succession peag. teana, turnips, carrots, lettuce, parnips, rndi?h, parsley, and all herbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery. fall up forward crops oi keeping onions, and stop shoots of pumpkins, vegetable marrow, oucumberd, 8cc. Water plants that have lately been put out, seed beds, and young seedling?. — Klowek Games : Nothing spoils the appearance of a garden BO much as weeds and dead leaves : these should be removed n3 they nppear. Water fibonld not be spared, care being taken to An nn nnlv ntiav thn Him has crone down. Trim lind regulate plants, bahlinsmny be plntred. Stake and carefully tie up gaoh as require it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching midday sun.— Orchard and Fruit Garden : Bud fruit trees, roses, and choice shrubs Carefully attend to vines, keeping them free from weeds and insects. Gather ripeiruit, Thin what is superfluous. Birds are ...
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] MOOREFIELD RACES. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
LATE SPORTING HEWS. [From the Pkbss T^edegraph Association.] &OOREF1ELD RAGES. Saturday. The above meeting took place this afternoon, when the weather was fine, and the attendance fair. Following are the results : — Hubdle Race ; about 2 miles. Cape Pigeon, 12at ? 1 Hegira, list ? 2 First Lord, 9st. 91b ? .........:...... ? ...;.... 3 Tramway Handicap; 6 furlongs -50 yards. Little Mab, 7st ? 1 Brown and Gold, 83t ? 2 Venice, 6st 71b ? : ? 3 Kogarah Stakes ; 6 furlongs 50 yards. Gerard, 8st 31b ? ;....; ? 1 The Driller ? *2 Dolce, 7st ? *3 * Dead heat. . Moorbfield Handicap j 1^- mile. Queensborough, 7st 61b ? .- ? 1 Bendigo, 8st 21b ? '. ? 2 The Boss Tailor, 6st91b ? 3 A protest has been entered. Auction Stakes ; 6 furlongs: Creeper ? 1 Little Mab ? 2 Ten P.M ? 3 ?.» Stewards' Mile. Whirlwind, 9sl 91b ? 1 Kedan, 8st71b ? 2 The Driller, 8Bt ttb ? 3 Queensborough was disqualified for the Handicap.