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Pastoral News, Stock Movements, and Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Pastoral Fews. Stock Move ments, and Markets. Hat Stock Report. — Following are the latest stock movements : 3000 sheep from Horse and Jockey to Boiling Down Works, D. J. Fennell in charge ; 110 sheep from Maude to railway yards, for Sydney, Parslow in charge. — Riverine Orasier, Jan. 13. Vnrr-nva Gnnnv Pmnnin ? rpkn this week has been very changeable, several thundeistorms have occurred in the district, but no rain of any importance has fallen in the vicinity of the town. The recent showers have done con siderable good, but two or three days steady rain would now be an incalculable benefit. Business remains about as usual. Tho following are the stock passings Bineo last report: — 2,000 ewes (5th January) from Merrie Merriegal to the Fortes Boiling Down Works, Dobbin, owner. 100 j head of fat cattle (5th January) from Lake Cowal to Forbes, to be trucked for Sydney, J. B. j Donkin owner; 2,000 fat sheep (7th January) from Condobolin to Bathurst, G. Lee owner ; GO head of mixed cattle...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

FRY & SONS' DAY COACHES LEAVE the GRAND CENTRAL HOTEL For Paterson and Dungog, MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, and FRIDAY imORUINGS, 9 a.m., RETURNING from SHERIDAN'S HOTEL, DUNGOG, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Mornings, 10-30 a.m., Arriving in timo for 5 p.m. Train to Newcastle. Return Fares— DAT COACH, DUNGOG, 9s. Night coaches leave g. c. hotel for GRESFORD Evert Night as usual, 11 p.m. To secure safety of Parcels to the abovcmen tioned places, book as usual — FRY & SONS, Grand Central Hotel, 72 West Maitland. TATTERSALL'S HOTEL (The Old ' Plough Inn'), HIGH-STREET, 'W est T^Taitlancl. JAMES HAMILTON, Proprietor. THE above Long Established and Popular Hotel, having been ENTIRELY ALTERED and RENOVATED, has been LEASED by Mr, HAMILTON, who intends conducting it as one of the Best Hostelries In the North. It is Spacious, Well Ventilated, and Convenient. It is within Five Minutes of the Railway Stations, adjacent to all principal business places, and unrivalled for Country and ...

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LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

LOCAL HEWS. I The Close Season. — Shooters 'tire reminded that the close season for native gajno does not expire before February 1. French Naval Power in tiie Mediterranean. — ' Nauticus' in a paper in the Fortnightly Review for December more than confirms all that i3 af firmed by Mr. Clowes in tho Nineteenth Century with respect to the groat strength of tho French navy in the Mediterranean. Our power in that sea, lie asserts, could be shattered to-morrow, perhaps immediately, by Franco alone, if only France had no other pre-occupations, and if she were assured beforehand of Italy's non-interference ; and tue situation is one, he observes, which is' calculated to oiler sore temptations to that power, elated just at present by the visit of tho Russian squadron, to gratify her natural ambition and her inherited prejudices. Not Pleased. — Doctor Boyd, known as 'the Country Parson,' says in ono of his essays that in many Scotch ehuvehes the prajers were 'the preleeminaries,' listened to...

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Singleton Markets. H. YORK AND SON'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

? ? | Singleton Markets. H. YORK AND SON'S RErORT. Fat Cattle. — We had a good supply forward for to-day's sale, competition for which was fairly active and prices ruled about equal to last week's sales. We sold — On account of A. R. and F. Bowman, 5 bullocks at £3 13a, 5 at £3 12s ; W. Fraser, senr., 2 bullock at £3 Is Gd, 3 cows at £2, 2 at £1 14s Gd ; J. Thorley, 4 bullocks at £3 ; C. Moss, jun., 4 bullocks at £2 13a, 3 at £2 12a Gd ; E. Sweeney, 4 steers at £2 IO3, 4 at £2 5s ; J. Sweeney, 2 steers at £2 la ; H. Archinal, 2 cows at £1 15s 6d ; D. Shearer, senr., 2 cows at £1 7s Gd, vealer at 5s ; W. Hickey, 3 at 23a 6d, 3 afc 17s Gd ; D. Wilkinson, vealer afc 10s Gd to lis Gd. At Homebush Yards by our Sydney agents — 10 bullocks at £4 17s, 10 at £4 16s, 11 at £4 5s, 11 at £4. Springers. — Market for this class of cattle is dull, and it is for only good cows that anything like fair prices can be obtained. We sold — For D. Shearer, sen., cow at £2 13s, 2 at £2 8a j D. Wilkinson, 1...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

'Bank of Yan Biemen's Land, Ltd, (IN LIQUIDATION). CRAND LOTTERY Sanctioned by Special fict of ParlEamcnt of Tasmania, 57 Vic. No. 2, 1893, And by SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT with the Pack's Trustees conducted by G. ADAMS (TATTERS ALL'S), as Sole Agent. TOTAL VALUE OF1 PRIZES : I j'' 300,000 ''j In 300,000 SHAKES of [ £1 Each | | First 3Pxsize : I Magnificent Corner Property in centre of City of Hobart, rental value £1150 per annum, j together with well assorted Stock of Wholesale Chemist and Druggist, recently valued at £9984. The Trustees guarantee to deliver to the Winner Stock to this value, or to make up any deficiency in Cash (total value £26,000). i Sccond Prize valued' at £22,500, Third £12,000, Fourth -10,500, and 372 other Prizes ranging from £9,500 down to £100. i Address all applications to GEORGE fiDASHIS, Coilins-street, HOBART, Tasmania; or GEORGE ADAMS, Telegraph Chambers, BRISBANE, Queenslaad. Be sure and Register your letters, and take care of the receipt for registration ...

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E. W. SPARKE'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

e. w. sparke's report. Fat Cattle. — Supplies on Monday were not ex cessive and with a good attendance of the trade sales passed off briskly. I had last sale and suc ceeded in quitting consignments at prices in advance of those ruling at opening sales. Thursday's yard ings included some very nice quality cattle, these met with fairly brisk competition and values show little alteration on Monday's rates. I have sold — on account of H. H. Hall, 7' bullocks from £4 53 to £4 15a, 8 steers from £2 13s 6d to .£3 12s, 8 (very light) from £1 lis to £2 3s, 1 stag at £1 8s ; J. Shannon, bullocks from £3 18s to £4 10s ; Executors Hon. A. Doods, 21 bullocks and steers from £2 7a to £3 133, 19 cowa and heifers j from £2 2s to £2 lis ; E. Vickery and Sons, 49 cows j (mostly rough) from £1 12s to £2 16s, 4 at £1 8s ; Capt. Mayne, 27 bullocks from £2 10a to £3 16s ; Q. Thomas, bullocks at £3 15s ; E. Underwood, 5 steers light from £1 143 to £3, 4 heifers at £1 14s ; T. O'Brien. 5 cows from £1 15s t...

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Sporting Notes and Notions. [BY THE VAGRANT.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Sporting Motes and Notions. 1 [By THE V AOnAMT.l filABTiNDALE.— Alameda, by Trenton from Sophie tina (dam of Albatross) ia owned by the Messrs. Brown, of Newcastle, and ho is at present in training. Ho is a good-looking fellow. 2. Albatross is certainly one of tho best bred horses in Australia. Although Tom Cush has lately returned Killecna to Turanville for a much needed rest, his stables continue full, and nil the horses under his charge appear to be very bright and healthy, and in for ward condition. The foremost place among them must, I suppose be given to Master Grand, who a tew weeks back was entrusted to Cush by Mr. John Hart, and it ia to be hoped that tho handsome black son of Grandmaster aud Black Swan — who is not at all unlike Navigator — will stand a thorough preparation, for he has shown the possession of pace, and looks as if ho could stay for a week. Both forelegs have been blistered and fired, but although they do not bear a very encouraging appearance they aro hard...

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EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

EDWD. HIOOENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle. — On Monday the market was well supplied with cattle, principally of medium quality. Buyers were in good attendance, and sales were effected at fair values, prime lots being competed for briskly. At yesterday's sales supplies were fully equal to the demand ; a moderate attendance of buyers, cattle consisting of good and medium quality forward. Sales were duller than on Monday and prices lower. Our sales comprise — for F. S. Bell, Pickering, 50 bullocks from £3 3s to £i 3a ; A. Lonergan, 12 light bullocks from £1 I83 to £2 Is ; S. Reynolds, bullocks at £3 18s. Fat Calves.— On Monday supplies were limited. At yesterday's sales market freely supplied. Prime quality well competed for. Other sorts in pro portion. Milch Cows. — Only rarely choice cows command attention. Other sorts are saleable only at ruling rates. We have sold — For C. Hayes, cows at from £1 10s to £2 9s. Fat Sheep.— On Monday the supply was about equal to requireme...

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Payment by Joke in Lien of Fee. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Payment by Joke in Lieu of Fee. In the course of my academic career at Oxford — now nearly forty years ago — I became acquainted with a Mr. Quicke, a well-known dentist, practising in St. Aldate's Street. He had a keen appreciation of humour, and although possessing a somewhat Berious-looking countenance, dearly loved a joke. Having occasion to call upon him one day, he, in the course of conversation, told me of a lively patient who had recently paid him a visit with a view of benefiting by his (the dentist's) profes sional skill. 'What college did he belong to ?' waa my inno cent inquiry. ' He had finished his curriculum of studies, and needed no further polishing at Oxford,' was the laconic reply of the dentist. ' The patient I am alluding to hailed from the Emerald Isle,' con tinued Mr. Quicke. ' He entered my consulting- 1 room, hat in hand, with : — ' The top o' the morning to ye, sor, an' I got a bad tooth, an' no comfort can I get short of a bottle of brandy, an' I've got one...

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Growth of the Human Heart. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Growth, of the Human Heart- 1 Tho human heart is a hollow muscle of conical form, placed between the two lungs and inclosed in the pericardium, or heart-sac, says Sparc Moments. Tho ordinary size of the heart in the adult is about 5 inches in length, 31 inches in breadth at the broadest part, and 2b inches in thickness. Its weight is from 10 to 12 ounces in men, and from 8 to 10 in women. Dr. Benecke of Marburg has made known his observations on the growth of tho human I heart, the fact appearing that the increase is great est and moat rapid during the first and second years being exactly double what it originally was ; between the second and seventh years it is again almost doubled in size. A slower rate of growtn then sets in, and continues during tho period of maturity of other portions of the body. After the fifteenth year, up to the fiftieth, the annual growth of the heart is about .061 'of a eubic inch, tho increase ceasing about tho fiftieth year. Tho heart, although so small...

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The Silent Hour. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

The Silent Hour. An eminent lawyer in a Western city, when ad dressing an audience composed of young men, re ferred to the influence which had been cf value in enabling him to resist numerous temptations to waste his opportunities and precious time in pursuit of so-callcd happiness. He said : I was of a social nature, but I was also my mother's hope. I knew if I gained the edu cation she desired for me I must buckle down to hard work and practice rigid economy. As a ' good time' was more alluring to me than study, ine prospect was HUL luviulu',. When I was a small boy, every evening at the beginning of twilight my mother called me into her own room. Together we kept the silent hour. I Bat at her feet, my head lying in her lap. I fre quently fell asleep. I was a fun-loving child, not given to fancies, yet even then I felt the hush and sweetness of the sacred silent hour. When the moonlight lighted mother's face, I thought an angel's could not bo sweeter. As the years sped on we conti...

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Moonan Brook Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Moonan Brook Races. The following imposts have been announced by Mr. W. C. Quinton, the handicapper, for the above races to come off on January 26 : — Opening Handicap; 1 mile.— The Jew 9-12, Planet 9-3, Islander 9-3, Nestor 8-11, E.W. 8-11, Cangon 8-9, Sir Charles 7-7, Crystalite 6-11, May Day 6-11, Toby 6-10, Leo 6-10, Astronomer 6-9, Modesty 6-9, Peveril 6-8, Puzzle 6-7. Flting Handicap, 6 furlongs.— The Jew 10-0, Planet 9-6, Ilander 9-6, Nestor 8-13, Cangon 8-11, Sir Charles 7-10, Knuckle Duster 7-4, Crystalite 7-0, Toby G-13, Maytime 6-13, Lecturesa 6-12, Astronomer 6-12, Modesty 6-12, Peveril 6-11, Puzzle 6-7. The Jockey Club Handicap, 1 mile 1 furlong.— The Jew 9-10, Planet 9-1, Ilander 9-1, Nestor 8-8, E.W. 8-8, Cangon 8-6, Sir Charles 7-5, Knuckle Duster 7-0, Crystalite 6-9, May Day 6-9, May Time 6-7, Astronomer 6-7, Modo3ty 6-7, Peveril 6-7, Bess 6-7, Puzzle 6-7.

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Gunnedah Jockey Club Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Gunnedali Jockey Club Races. The following imposts have been announced by ! Mr. W. C. Qrunton, the handicapper for the above races to come off on the 26th of January. It will be noted that good fields have been secured and a successful meeting should be the result. Flying Handicap ; 6 furlongs.— Welcome lOat. 121b, Acolade 10-12, Music7-2, Gold Drum 7-2, Hermit 7-2, Cypress 6-11, Madamoiselle 6 11, Terrace Lad 611, Quondong 6-10, Gee Gee 6-10, Snap 6-10, Namoi Independent 6-10, Odie G-10, Toby 6-10. Anniversary Handicap, one mile. — Bellman list. 81b., Welcome 10-8, Reveal 7-0, Nestor 7-0, Twilight 7-0, Gold Drum 6-12, Hermit 6-12, Snip 6-7, Odie 6-7, Storm 6-7. Publicans' Purse, seven furlongs.— Bellman list. 101b., Welcome 10-10, Reveal 7-2, Nestor 7-2, Twilight 7-2, Gold Drum 7-0, Hermit 7-0, Cypress 6-9, Terrace Lad 6-9, Snip G-9, Odie 6-9, Storm 6-9.

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NEWS BY CABLE. London, Jan. 17. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

1TEWS BY CABLE, - London, Jan. 17. | An order was made at the Bow-atreet Police Court yeaterday for the extradition to Rome of Signor Antonio Monzillo, formerly Director of the Department of Agriculture in Italy. He is charged with having perpetrated extensive frauds on the Banca Romans, the amount involved being £2,500,000. In his speech at the opening of the Prussian Diet yesterday, the Emperor William alluded to the ffrnwintr dpfioifcs. whio.h hfi Raid. nonM onlv be jbviated by a proper organisation oE the financial system o£ the Empire. The deficit of last year — 25,000,000 marks — would be covered by a loan. The French Chamber of Deputies has passed the bill providing for the conversion of the 4& per cent. renteB into 3j per cent. The Committee of Ways and Means in the United States House of Representatives proposes to make ihe reduction in the woollen duties effective in December next. Captain Wilson and Captain Barrow and the majority of the party could have escaped f...

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Maitland Auctioneers' Reports. MR. J. N. BRUNKER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Maitland Auctioneers' Beports, MB. ,T. 17. BEUNKEIt's REPORT. Fat Cattle. — The market has been fully supplied, but with a good attendance of buyers on both sale day3_, I experienced no difficulty in disposing of my consignments without submitting to any reduction in values. My yardings yesterday consisted of light and medium-condition bullocks, which sold better proportionately thau any otlierH yarded. I sold — On account of Thos. Cook, bullocks at £4 . ; 3s to £4 143 Gd, steers at £3 to £3 16s ; J. Denniwald, cows at £2 5a to £2 83, lieifers at £2 2s 6d, culls from £1 16s to £1 19s, Mrs. L. Denniwald, cows at £2 13s, heifers at £2 4s ; Agents, heifers at £1 17s to £2 2s j Jos. Abbott, steers at £3 to £3 123 ; Estate late J. E. Wolfe, light steers at £2 to £2 8s, culls at £1 14s to £1 16s; Thos. Quinn, steers at £3 6s to £3 19a Gd ; Agents, cows at £2 7s to £2 183 Gd. Fat Calves. — Prime quality vealera are in good demand, and realize excellent prices). I sold: J. Enright's at £1 4...

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Maitland Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Maitland Commercial Intelligence. . Business during the week has been rather better than for some time past, though thoro is little alteration in prices. Maize is coming in very plen tifully, and meets with a ready demand. Lucerne and oaton hay arc in good supply, but potatoes remain dull. Flour is steady at .£9 to £10 per ton. Wheat dull, and only selling in small parcels ; best is quoted at 3a 3d, inferior at 2s 9d to 3s. Butter, Gd to Is per lb. ; cheese, 3Jd to 6d ; liacon, 4d to 5d ; honey, 2.}d to 3d ; onions, 6s to 7s per cwt. ; potatoes, £2 5s to £2 15s per tonj fowls 2s fro 4s Gd per pair ; ducks 2s Cd to 3s Gd. Lucerne hay, £2 to £2 10s per ton ; oaten hay, £2 10s to £3 ; maize, 3s 3d to 3s Gd per busliei j chaff, £3 153 to ,£4 per ton; maizena bran, £5; other sorts, £1 5s to £4 10s ; pollard, .£4 10s to £5 ; feed oats, 3a to 3a 3d per bushel, seed 3s 3d to 3s 6d ; Oape barley 2a Gd to 33, English 2s Gd to 3s ; lucerne seed, 9d to lOd per lb. ; Hungarian millet seed, 2d to...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

SALES BY AUCTION. HUK3TER RIVER Fans' Prsk Sales ARB HELD /?Oil TUESDAYS and FBI AT MFBtiaRTi p J DAYS, atlOa.ru. And Farm WcHCASTLc j Produce EVERY THURS CDAY Afternoon, at 2 p.m. AT ISSaiTLAND (EVERY WEDNESDAY i commencing at 9 a.m. J. N. BRUNKER, 033 Auctioneer. FAT STOCK, fob Monday, Jaai, 22. JN. BRUNKER lias received instructions to ? sell by auction, at Campbell's Hill, on Mon day, the 22nd of January, 1S94, at Eleven o'clock, 60 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT COWS, for W. Pearse. 30 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT HEIFERS, for W. Pearse. 22 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS, for Bakewell Bros. 27 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS and VEALERS, for Northern Agents. 20 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS, from Hunter paddocks. 30 PRIME FAT VEALERS, for E. R. Lynch. 20 PRIME FAT VEALERS, for J. A. Goldabury. 200 PRIME FAT WETHERS, for N. Agents. Also 120 FAT and STORE PIGS. Terms cash. 016S FAT STOCK FOR O ND JS l'S'. EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, & CO. have received instructions to sell by auction, at th...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

Among tho Saxons a person accused of crime would dear himself by means of compurgators— that is to say, he induced twelve persons to come in and swaar to his good reputation and tfat they did nqt beUova him guilty. ' i \ .

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The Introduction of Coffee. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

The Introduction of Coffee. Paris is celebrated above all the capitals of Europe for its cafes ; and the beverage which gives its name to these establishments seems to have been known earlier in France than in any other European country. Coffee, it is related in ' Old and New Paris,' was introduced into central Europe in 1G83, the year of the battle of Vienna . and from the Austrian capital the tibo of coffee spread rapidily to all parts of Germany. The cir cumstances under which the Austrians first became acquainted with it were somewhat curious. The Turks had brought with them to Vienna an im posing siege train. No European power possessed such formidable artillery ; and their stone balls of sixty pounds each were not only the largest projectiles ever fired, but were regarded as the largest which by any possible means could be fired. According to the ingenious, but incorrect, view of one of Sobieski's biographers (tho Abbe Coyer), the amount of powder requisite for the discharge o...

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The Antarctic Climate. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 20 January 1894

The Antarctic Climate. (From ihe London Echo of November 10.) 'Ir by any means the chance is i^iveu me, I am ready to winter m the Antarctic,' says Mr. Bruce,, who accompanied the Dundee whaler B*lcen.i last year Mr. Bruce doubts if Antarctic colli, which is dreaded by men who will br.ive Arctic rigours, may not be an imaginary terror, Tho summer temperature is much lower thau in similar latitudes of the Nortbero hemisphere, but it is far more uni form. The average for three months in a latitude corresponding with that of the Faroe J Islands wa» 30.76 Fahrenheit. Yot the aver- ' age range of temperature in these regions was found to be not less than l^tieg. Fahrenheit, and the extremes only covered 16 8deg. May there not, Mr. Bruca asks, be similar uniformity throughout the year? There is no sudden onrush of the vivid Arctic summer. Winter is eternal, and the snow never 'melts. As far north as man has gone he lus found the hare and he has found flowers. Within the Antarctic Circle n...

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