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MAITLAND. HIGGNES, MARSHALL, AND CO'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 29 June 1894
MAITLAND. HIQ&EN8, MAB8HAXI,., AND CO B REPORT. ? Fat ' Cattle. — Molerate supplies yarded to a good nt, tendance of the trade ; prime bullocks were in denvmd, and so.d, under brisk couiterri-'i', nt . improved rates. Our C'ii*-'griii,entH consisted of old and rough cow*. Wo i i Lave sod : For.S Wi»eman, 50 co«s iJk at £1 10s to £2, rough 'ditto at £1 2s Gd to £1 5s ; J. Thomas, cuws ut £2 6s to £2 10s. Fat Calves. — Small supplies, nnd ^^(prices firmer. Sold, for S Wiseman, i1, 11 heifer calves at £1 to £1 5s, steers at 17s 6d to 19s 6d. Fat and Stor« Pius-— Moderate sup if plies and priced a shade firmer. Sitld , ? for various owners, 33 at 9s to £1 18s.
Commercial. DUNGOG [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 29 June 1894
- /Commercial. D0NGOG H. 0. Ilurk & Co. report a» follow* : — Mulzo : Dungog, la 7d | Olnronoo Town, 1b .. 9d Eggs, Od doz. Dull, OLuff, 3a ; (lull JJiicoil, 8rl to Uuitsr, 81 to lOd *-er,lb. Cedar; Bourd, 15a to 16i por 100ft. Ducks, l«0d to Is Od , : Fowls, Is Gd to 1b 9d , ' Potatoes, 3j (id to 4s owt. Oats, Sa to 2« 3J , Beeswax, Od to 8-1 per lb. Cape Barley, 2s 6d ; Kngliah barley, 2s 6J.
Sydney Markets. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 29 June 1894
Sydney Markets. Sydney, Thursday. Flour — ? Steady. Victorinn stone from £7 ; best roller, £7 5s to £7 , 10s per ton. 'Wheat — Ne'W milling — nominal, . ohickwheat, good whole samplesj nom inally, 2s 8d per bus. Maize. — Steady. Prime dry quoted at Is lOd per bus ; damaged, from Is 8d upwards. Potatoes — Fair. Circular Head, ?. £2 15s to £3 local BrowneU's-£2l5S' Butter — Animated demand; creamery and best branSsof factory, 10d£; fac tory, 9d to 10®v dairy, 7d to 9d per lb ; » Mudgee district, 7d to 10d£ ; pastry, 3^d to 5d. f.f ' Bacon — hand curpd, 5d to 5£d ; machine cured, 4d to^Jd ; middles, 7d to 8d. 'j Hams — Dull. Colonial, 8d to 9d machine-cured, 6d to 7d per lb. Honey — Quiet. 2d to 2|d per lb . for pure. ' ' Lard — In demand ; finely, rendered in bladders, 4£d to 5d ; bulk 3|d to 4d nerlb. , : CheeBe — Steady demand ; best braudstof ordinary, 2d to 3£d ; second, 2d to 2Jd ; prime loaf, 3$d to 4d per .lb. ; Eggs — Fair demand. From, lid to : Is per doz - ' . Poultry — Prim...
E. W. SPARKE'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 29 June 1894
|i E. W. Spark e' a IIkpoht. Fat Cattle. — Tnrding« yesterday ?were not exceptionally heavy, and with a large and representative attendance of the trade, biddings were animated and prices for all qualities woroasWde firmer. Primp yards of bullocks sold to £4 19a, medium from £3 10s, steers from £2 upwards. I have sold— On account of Thos. Drinan, steers from £2 Is to £2 5s 6d, ditto (very light) at £1 16s, c.nws nnd heifers from £1 12s to £2 10s j W. .and G. Abbott, cows from £1 13s Gd to £2 2s, heifers from £1 2s to £1 9a ; from G. A. Mackav's Mel bee paddocks, bullocks from £3 16s 6d to £4 19«, averaging j, £4 9s 3d ; Gen. Fnrley, bullocks from £3 8b to £4 19s, ditto (li^ht) from £2 . 8s to £2 15s 6d ; R. Logan, cows from £1 13s 6d to £2 3s 6d j Jno. Sours, bullocks from £3 Is to £3 17s; J. Farley, bullocks from £3 to £4 3s. Eat Calves.— Supplies were fairly laTge. Sales were dull and prices low. ^ Prime heifer calves sell most readily.^ Pigs. — Large numbers forward and; v prices...
Wyalong Goldfields. Wyalong, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 29 June 1894
Wyalong G-oldflelds. Wyalong, Thursday. Several tresh discoveries are repor ted at Wyalong goldfield; and the present proved claims are also opening up very well, disclosing solid and im proving bodieB of stone. ? These de velopments are considered to have firmly established the value of the field sufficiently to recommend it to investors as a suitable field for enter, prise hitherto too long delayed. Though the field has been established over tour months only one Bmall 15 head plant is now at work (Gpugh nnd Turlacds), which is quite unable to cope, with even a quarter of the output the field is now capable of producing. Plumb and Shannon are expected to start next week, Gough's buttery cleaned up on Saturday, crushing 106 tuns from White reef for a yield of 187oz. 17dwt. »f smelted gold. This claim is getting* better stone than ever from the 100ft. level, whence they are driving north. Teuders have been accepted for tbe Bite of the new shaft. It will bs 150ft. deep. From Polkingho...
Mvall [?]iver. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 29 June 1894
Mvall d-iver. ( From our own Correspondent.) A large and influential meeting of farmers and residents was hold at Mr. J. Bl ineh's Hotel on Saturday the 23rd inst. in order to take the ueeesmiry steps to have the freisjht on produce &e., reduced. Tho freight on all pro duce shipped, fnm ht-re toeitherNew castle or Sydney ia much too hiuh, and has been so for itnany years. Hub is only one- of the disadvantages tbe far mers here have to contend with, especially now when prices are sol-«w. It would only be doini; justice if 'ship: owners worie to make a reasonable ro ducti'-n;' as n.it only the low price, i but heavy losses sustained by flonds, the great difficulty in drawing it- to ti-e wharf through miles.of mud and alu*h, which incurs considerable expense by wear and tear, there is little or nothing for tbe producers when these difficul ties are considered. The freight from Bullahdeiah to Bay is reason able enough, bain? 6-1 a bag, but from there to Newcastle it is altogethe...
Miscellaneous Pars. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 29 June 1894
Miscellaneous Pars. ? \W A girl possessing vast wealth somfe- -,r times finds difficulty in determimpg'^^A? whether it's cupid or cupidity th&tfrjiSL makes a suitor seek her hand. \ Nearly every pretty girl is in a hurry to get married, but .the tired t '' mother toiling over the waihtub to yr keap a drunken husband often wishos she had waited. , An Auckland, New Zealand, man s-^ advertises that he is trying to organise tyn a syndicate of gentlemen to put down £100 each, with which he.^proposes to ' -.''J go to Monte Carlo and ^wia £20Q a day for them. ' 1 The other day a seaman, on a coast. »?? .. ing steifaer fell head first, 25ft., into rthje for^hofd, and the akippfer threat. - ened to charge him with the cost of re- ' pairs to the plates that were dented'by ' '-?- hie head. . ' Sir George Dibbs/iiddreased U large meeting ar Tamworth on Tuesday night. He was accorded a vote of con fidence. Mr. Peter Fleming, an old resident of Newcastle, died on Friday, aged 78. ' -His g...
Gold Mining in South Africa. AN ENORMOUS SYNDICATE ACQUIRING THE PROPERTIES. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 29 June 1894
Gold Mining in South,'- ? Africa. 1/ An Enormous Syndicate Acquiring V the 'Properties. ' j Almost anything iu S-mth Africa is, says a London p-iper, interesting fct the prudent moment to investors and spi-culators, and a hint or tvo' direct from the spot contained in a communi cation from Messrs Amends and Mac|k ? are worthy of notice. At the date fW when their letter wras written, early in \ i March 27,000 claims ?'?ail been Desrared i* out in the Mashonaland gold fields. £ | While it canntit be expected that all v these will prove worth working, the firm, on the other hand, state thatjj^e majority of these gold pronertio of such a high character that^^Bw|v would have been the' making country if Mashonaland were i^Titble near.-r to the outer world, and the ways and means of fyrftnfiport not so ? primitive. Sir John Wiilonghby writes -from Inyati, Matabele, laud, 011 tho 3rd of March, stating that he has acquired ' 400 gold mining claims in Maiahele laiid for his syndicate, all of ...
Onion Farming on the Macleay. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
'?Onion Farming on the ? . i Macleay. . ' 'The Ideal Argus describes how Mr. Jas. HigginB, who came' from th« Port Arlington district,/ Victoria, plai ted, last year, onii and a half acti B in the Macleay district with oi ions, and he is putting 8 ncres.in this yuar These areas may Bcero, smull to tho corn grpwor, but -when tho great labor the jt^J^ion , crop 'ffqui es 'arid.' 'Its money value per 'acre are tfikenjnto account, the modesty of vthe average is more . apparent thftn rehl. vv. . ' In Poyt ArlingtiJtfjfwhere I come f from,' Mi.- ijiggins.says : ' onions are grown year after.year justvlike maize is here ; it!fis; ;the staple industry of v, diBtjpct. ' Chancing to come on a , ' viBifc|tt.tho Macleay it struct mo that ;;':th,g(|»)|piere was exagjly suitable for I tl;erf?far6 rented a few iV^m^sUTaRdiliQ ir6&- Mr. J. Hand. It is bla6^C6jr0sit..iand. I cleared 11 acres, 'jjlc^gifed^ if, harrowed - it.- . and knocbed' it about into fine loam. ' The .harrows there are no...
Butter Export Trade. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
^Butter 'E^ort^aide. Tho roportof what has rbeW,- done in tho paBt -yonp by exporting?! bIiobb that considerable success han beoti at tained. But we .must do better. Butter of tho value of £G4;l79 in -'Sydney, at CJd por lb., when in London £80,423 4a was got for the same quantity. inis ?a. is good as a beginning. But j.it is ,^- only by comparing it with what wo might do that we can pee how much is yet;.t'obo! accomplished.. Tho Danish ' buttSf^na .bringing 118s. per cwt, when ours brought us on -an average ^^obtpence and eiRht-four-lonlhs of a y&\;$$jihjy pur lb. we had gilt t'or our ' the same price as the' Danish, ?*,,fS-rtijioar it — if. we had got a: shilling n. ? jSpWnnd, our- prrtfTfc would ha»o boen ... £88,095 4s, instead' »tf which , nur tidal profit, after p^yiiif.' oxi' iux.-h, p ncn«'-l only £1,541, SJn ,lld. . In iii.[n-r \ynids, - the same weight lo.'tttf' Dmisb standard, at la per lb , \ymild have given us £36,551 4s more ' than ours nus given. This would Im...
Corn Growing in Dry Seasons [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
. Corn Growing in Di^H f Seasons ▼ Southern Kansas is a noted florn\. country.' Maize and pigs are the ^ crops which the farmers there have ' to sell. They are the only crops on which they can raise monoy. But it is a very uncertain climate ; dry spells are more common Mfv growing soa sons, ana it is only TJy tho exorcisn of - ' great skill, ;and by extra close study ' of the climate they manage' to rftiso ? '? crops. Their main dependence is in keeping the surface soil open, an-| so getting the benefit of any showers, and preventing the loss ot moisture which always occurs when the surface '? soil -becomes baked and hard- One who 1b evidently, a keen observer snys - — ' Several years ngo I noted tho growth and the cultivation of a large cornfield belonging to a neigh bour. The work had been most tho. roughly done ; the field was clean and mellow. The last cultivation fras given when the. tasaels were almost ready to show; then thore caifle a very heavy rain. The remainder of the fi...
Church Services. JULY. WESLEYAN. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
Ohurch Services. JULY. ? Wssi.BrAif. ? Wednesday. 4tli July. — Dungog 7,30, ' ? Rev. F. Dixon. :|7 Sunday, 8th July.— Dungog 10 30, Ror. R. J. Midilletiin, 7, Kt-v.sF. Dixon ; B:mdor, Grove 3, lie*. It, 'Middletoh; Chichoster 10.30, Mr. ? F. Rumhpl ; Fosterton 10.30, \ Bev, F. Dixon ; Clarence Tii^S, . 'Miss Huggart'. ? '»'# ?' . REV. F. DIX0W. . , Baptist. ' ✓ x Lord's Day, 8th.— Thalaba 3, Iifori F. Dixon; 7, Pastor R.; J. A Weduesday, 7 o'clock^.,; HIkJ B. J. MI DDLEToi^^^l '' ' Pa^^^J
Sydney Markets. Sydney, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
Sydney Markets. Sydney, Monday. Flour— Steady. 'Victorian stone .j: from £7 ; best roller, £7 10s to £7 -' 12s 6d per ton. ? --.fw Wheat — New milling — nominal, chickwheat, good whole samples, nom- ' ? ? inally', 2s 8d per bus. - Maize. — Steady, Prime dry quottid ; at Is lOd per bus ; damaged, from Itvvi . ? -- 8d upwards. r ?. Potatoes — Fair. Circ ular Head, £2 15s to £3 ; local Brownell's £2 15s '? Butter — Animated demand; creamery and best brands of factory;- 10d£; fac- : ? : tory, 9d to lOd ; dairy, 7d to 9d per lb ; Mudgee district, 7d to l()di ; pastry, 3£d to 6d. ? ' Bacon band cured, 5d to 5}d ; i machine cured, 4d to 4Jd ; middles, 7d - to 8d. Hams — Dull. Colonial, 8d to 9d ' machine-cured, 6d to 7d per lb Honey— Quiet. 2d toSjd per lb for pure. , Lard — In demand ; finely rendered- - in bladdors, 4Jd to 5d ; bulk 3jd tq4d perlb. Cheese — Steady demand ; beat ^ brands of ordinary, 2d to 3id ; second, „.-f* 2d to 2 Jd ; prime ]|pf, 3Jd to 4d jier. . lb. - \. J ? ?. Eggs...
Commercial. DUNGOG [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
? ?? *, Commercial.. 4 --- DUNGOS H. O.-Dark & Co, report ai follows Maizo! Dungog, Is 7dj Clarenoe Town, la . 9d , Eggs, 6d to 7d do*. Dull. CLafF, 3s to 4s. / Bacon, 3d to 4d r- . vv Butter, 8d to lOd per lb. i Cedar, Board, 15s to 16s per 100ft. 1 ... Ducks, Is 6d to la 9d . ' ; Fowla, Is 6d to Is 9d - Potatoes, 3s ,6d to 4t cwt. i Oats, 2s to 2« Gd ? rfig? Beeswax, 6d to 8d per lb. , . -ft. Cape Barley, 2s 6d | English barley, 2a (n/ - '/f Edward Piper reports:— ? ' Maize, still vory dull of sale ; Dungog, 11 8d |\;-A Clarence Town, Is lOd. ? & Rgga, dull. Will buy at market rates. Cedar, 12s to 16s. Oats, 2s to 2s Gd. Barley, 3s to 3s 6d. - ' ' Potatoes, 4s to 6s. : Honey, Us per tin ; slightly bettor in pfice. Beeswax, wanted in any quantity, 6d to 9d- ? Tobacco leaf, 3d to 4d. Dull. ? Bscon, 3d to4d. - - '
[?] Tobacco Duties. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
^^^^obacco Duties. ?. A. Smith informs us tbat receirod » communication r. John StintoD, of the Biver, stating that an #g being made in that district the liconoe fee and excise i the manufacture of tobacco h^Mteun'ittee has be^n ap ^^^^ntendod .to sepk tbn support our time of k be Utge t u(fl^^^H^rioas^oatiaidates throughoJ^HRolony the need , of the abolition onhe Excise dutyandjicoose, to mannfacture. vW' «... cannot ?expect to accomplish anything without: agita tion, and unless tboBe interested make a more in the. matter,' they will in s all probability .bare to suffer the' burden of this iniquitous tax until the', end of time. Oar Manning fri finds have set the ball rolling, let the lofcal farmers co-operate with thom and with the united voice of the whole north coast, they anrely can accomplish^ something.
The Manning. LAURIELON, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
The Manning. Laubielon, Saturday. ? Messrs Hugh M'Kinnon and Young botli addressed a meeting at Laurieton last night. Mr Young spoke first, and blackgunrded Sir George. Dibbs over the £1000 affair, and accused MrLyne of putting bis relations in office, also of building bridges not required in his own electorate. Mr M'Kinnon made a Bcathincrenlv showing how Sir Henry Parkes appro priated money from the Agent General when in England, but unlike Sir George Dibbs it was never .refunded. He also showed Mr Young's inconsis tency in referring to Mr Lyme's re lations being appointed to any position while Mr Young got his own son into a Government billet on high pay, and he is still there. Beferring to Mr Lyne's bridge Mr M'Kinnon said none could accuse Mr Young when Minister for Works for getting even bridges for his own electorate, nor bar improve, ments or anything else. 'Great in terest is taken in the election. There are only two candidates, Messrs Young and M'Kinnon, and the ?contest w...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
^^^^^?HlvDivision, by the published by the ^P^Lands,, according whrchle are in the Cen tral ^vDiv i. no - less than 7,l76,'14^os open to selcc c .;-,tion Ayithirenching on a sin-, gle lease! The whole of .this imnli area-has-been' opcij to sdion ever since the h passing , oie Lands Act of -1SS4, and I action now being ? taken by b Minister for ..Lands is s|y what lias been advocated all having any practice Ik rledge of the mat- j ?4er j but iliight liaVe been ( .v adopteid at time within the , last .ten yeq and thus aided . .. in. smoothie the way for a , . business-likeuid satisfactory ^ i settlement the Central Leases queln. From, the ^gures.givery Mr. Copeland ; . itTvould'appa that in the com , biiie.d Eastfjijvnd' Central Di visions there o, after exclud ing reserves, p less than 26, 653,297 acre^jen to selection. . At least one-jrd of this, say about ,9,000,01 acres,, must be -, good land, anuntil it is taken up, there is it the slightest . excuse for distlbing the Crown tenan...
Passing Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
Passing Notes. On Tuesday last the flags of Sydney hung half-mast high. The nens. had reached the colonies the previous evening that tho dagger of an assassin had struck down in bloody death the Presidont of the great French Re public. Carnot was a king among men — the iend of a nroud. inmetu ou8, but chiralrousp eople. For such a man to be smitten down in the natnfJ of anarchy when surrounded by the applause and congratulations of one of the chief cities of the empire, Moused tho French populace to indignant frenzy, and moved Europe and. Amer ica as possibly nothing has dofle sinc() the death of President Garfield, It iJ most unfortunate that the ftasassiil should have been an Italian. It will only serve to niden the breach be tween Italy and France. Pibsident Carnot was a strong qt'et man( whosS influence during the past seven year# in Frpnch politics has made fof peace) and has done no -'.'little to strengtheii and consolidate the EepubliC. Hi! strong, firm hand' guided ;his Coun...
Cummings' Appeal. [Newspaper Article] — Dungog Chronicle : Durham and Gloucester Advertiser — 3 July 1894
Oumuings' Appeal. The appeal on the points reserved on behalf of John Cummins, who now lies under sentence of death in connection with the Barr.ib.i tragedy, were called on before Sir William^Windeyer, Jus tice Stephen, and Justice Foster in the -CI.. 11 7\n 'P.iJnv mAum'nn M f i'Ull -A.A..U4 V ???'itimg. Wise asked leave to withdraw pro ceedings, as the points . reserved were points which could not be' argued in view of the fact that the ' jury found by their verdict that prisoner was pre sent and assisted at tbe murder. Judge Windeyer said he thought coun sel had taken the only proper course open under the circumstances, for it was quite clear on the finding of the jury that CnmminB was actually pre sent at the murder. The points re served were unarguable, and it waa therefore unnecessary for the Court to go further into tbe ' case. . He might say, however, they were nil of the oninion that the direction of His Honor in this case was altogether cor rect. If-a number of persons ent...