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ADELAIDE. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
ADE3.AICE. Saturday. It was stated at the Trade Council meet ing last night the prices paid to a woman employed at a public wash-house in the city were : White shirts, \& each ; collars, Jd per dozen 5 cuffs, id for eight pairs. It waa also stated that the manager of 'the establishment kept back one week's wages o£ each employu. It was determined by the Council to obtain legal opinion on the matter.
The Gaslight Handicap. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
The Gaslight Handicap. Following are the starts for the Gaslight Handi cap, which is to be gofc through this evening : — J. P. Molloy 8 yds, T. Wilson 12, W. Kelly 16}, P. Monaghan 17}, M. Doherty 17}-, F. Mitchell 15}, E. Byrnes 17, J. Houston 18, J. Field 17, P. Ful ford 18J, J. Hodgins 17, A. Tork 16£, A. Jurd 17$, T. Russell 15$, J. Boyle 21J, G. Richards 13}, P. Lyn«h 19J, C. Cobby 20, T. Tooze 21$, J. Flannery 16}, R. Feran 19, T. Grace 20, J. Cafferfcy 21, V. Britfcon 18J, J. S. O'Donnell 16}, W. Cain 17}, J. Kingsley 15, J. ? Landrigan 16, 1L. Cook 17, H. G Goodman 13$, G. Tork 15}, P. Grace 175-, R. Rigg 16J, C. Osborne 16$, G. Wilkinson 14}, J. McFadyen J8V, J. Bunker 19, P. Farrugia 18}, C. W. Mitchell 14$, C. Neal 20, W. Smith 16, F. McDonald 21, H. Nies 13}, A; Milne 12}, Cush (a) 18}, T. Ryan 10$, T. Tyler 16$, P. O'Brien 19}. W. Henry 18}, J. Meghan 161, W. Sellars 16}, A. A. Hodgins 14, F. M'Namara 19}, W. Sheeley 16, W. Gleeson 13, T. Shone 14i, T. Post 19, J.Connol...
LATEST MARKET NEWS. GUNNEDAH MARKETS. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
[?] y [By Telegraph.] Friday. Messrs. Bacon and Co. report : — A light thunder storm occurred the evening, and there are indica tions of more rain. Sales of store sheep are difficult to effect at any price, and business is almost at a standstill. Store cattle sales are only being effected where great concession are made. We yarded 600 bullocks iind 120 cows for sale yesterday, and disposed of the cow3. We hold the balance for sale privately. Vendors' high reserves prohibited outside business in fat stock. Property investors are difficult to suit, but enquiries are still being received for small estates and country to lease. We sold 10,000 store sheep, 1130 store cattle, 800 fat sheep, and 120 fat cattle. Our total Bales lasfc.year ' were— 522,645 sheep, 27,904 cattle. - .
Lower Manning Turf Club Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
Lower Manning Turf Club Races. Tho following imposts have been dealared by Mr. W. C. Quinfcon, the handicapper for the above races to come off on Anniversary Day. FiiTiNO Handicap j 6 furlongs. sfc. lbs. Fern ? 8 5 Gladstone ? 7 9 Penny ? 6 7 Sheoak.... ? 6 7 Anniversary Handicap j one mile. ? Bfc. lbs. Scientist ? 8 4 Fern ? 8 2 Gladstone ? 7 8 Penny ? 6 7 Sheoak ? ...........;.............. 6 1 Lower Manning Tubf Club Handicap j 1£ mile. sfc. lbs. Scientist ? 8 3 Gladstone ? 1 7 Dart ? 7 7 (Efche ? 6 7
OFFICIAL LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
OFFICIAL LETTERS. Mr. R. G. D. Fitz-Gerald, M.L.A. for the Upper Hunter, has asked us to give publicity to the following : — Department of Lands, Sydney, 4th January, 1894. Sir, — Referring to your letter of the 15th ultimo, forwarding a communication from Mr. W. Stace Lloyd, Scone, protesting against the proposed alienation of about 1100 acres of the Scone Tempor ary Common, I have the honor to inform you that the Secretary of Lands has reconsidered this matter and decided to adhere to his previous deci being of opinion that this course is preferable to leaving the area under the provisions oE the Prickly Pear Destruction Act, and the only prac ticable mode of providing land for small settlements in the vicinity of towns. I may add that there will remain 1592 acres for commonage. — I have, etc., Wjs Houston, Under-Secretary. Department of Lands, Sydney, 4th January, 1894. Sir,— Referring to your letter of the 11th ultimo, covering a communication from Mr. ThomaB Jones, of Gundy, re...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. [By TeiiEgrai'ii froji the Press Telegraph Association.] London, Friday. Tenders for a 4 per cent. Pasmanian loan of, ,£1,000,000 were opened to-day. The amount was covered fourfold at J23 43 premium. The total ? amount tendered was .£4,20 1,350; tenders at £101 ' 4s receive 35 per cent,, and above that sum full. One syndicate tendered ^8215,000 at £101 4s, and the loan averaged £102 03 2d. Over 700 tendered, and received mostly sums of £10,000. The highest tender was? £102 10,-. ?'??.' : Sir. Gladstone will spnnd the recess at Biarritz,' in the south of France. ? The Thames ha3 been frozen at Marlow, Windsor, ? and Teddington. In answer to a question in the House of Commons to-night, the Eight Hon. Sir A. Kay Shuttleworth, Secretary to the Admiralty, stated that during 1891-95 it is intended to arm the Navy with maga zine rifles. ' The Eev. Mr. Howard, of Tennessee, has been sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment and fined 3000 dollars for defrauding Americans by me...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [ORIGINAL AND SELECTED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
ITEMS OP INTEREST. [ORIGINAL AND SELECTED.] In dealing with the flutter which the absence of Sir Robert Duff from the Highland gathering caused in the breasts of Sydney Scotsmen, the following is told by a Victorian writer : — ' The Highland incident in Sydney reminds me of an attempt made many years ago to form an association of the kind in an up-country town. It was the only national institution in the district, and the broadest interpretation was given to the word Scot, anyone with a Celtic name passing muster easily. One of the early presidents was a MoHaghan — monagnan uuqu, or js-ea luonagnan iromtne colour of his oeard. There was also a member rejoicing in the truly British name of Cederic Colin M'Cann, but it was Monaghan Rhu who broke up the society. His annual address on one occasion commenced with ' Min of Scotland and outlyin' dipindincies, shooro there's narra a heart from Arranmore to the Liffey that doesn't burn wid indignation whin we ri mimber the massacrey of Glinc...
The Stolen Diamonds. CHAPTER VI. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
The Stolen Diamonds. CHAPTER VI. Her words cheer me, but the guests have all arrived, and we have ente . ed the dining-room, while Humphrey still tarries on his errand. Happily it is arranged that I shall eit next to our host, and he very adroitly covers my anxiety with a constant flow of small talk, of which I need do no more than listen, or appear to listen, and in this wdv Hip taiiiiMiK iniml ramii-B to an end. Tho gentlemen have joined us in the drawing room, and someone is singing, when the sound of an arrival catches my quick ear, and at a glance from Lady Lisle I pass from the room unobserved by any of the others, and creeping softly down the stairs, meet Humphrey on the landing. The gas is burn ing directly overhead, and I see that he looks har rassed and worn, besides which he is alone. 'You have not found her?' I lay my hands upon his arm, my heart aching heavily for him the while. ' No, and as a last resource, I have to go to Scot land Yard. I hated to do the thing, but n...
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [BY TELEGRAPH FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY. Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 6 January 1894
LATEST SPESIAL TELEGRAI& Br Telegraph from thh Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Saturday. It is announced that Sir J. P. Abbott, Speaker, will contest the seat for Wentworth at the general election. There were scarcely any changes this morning in business. Flour is quiet at £S 15b upwards ; city millers quote .£8 12s 6d to £8 15s. Wheat— new milling 3s 2d to 3s 3d, chick wheat Rs 2d ; bran, 7d ; pollard, 8id ; maize, prime very scarce, worth 3s 7d, medium 3s 3d to 3s 3d; oats, firmer, prime bright feed 2s 6d to 2s 7d ; chaff very scarce, best £3 15s to £4 5s, other sorts from .£3 ; barley, Cape, 2s lid ; lucerne scarce, Hunter River inferior J21 is to £2 5s, prime;5JE2 103 to £3 ; hay, local oaten bundles .£3 to £% IO3 ; onion3, sellers asking .£9, — bigger stocks on hand; potatoes, steady — Clarence Kiver prime £5, Hunter Kiver £Z 53 to £Z 7s 6d, Warrnambool £h 10a, Victorian Early Eose £i; straw, firmer— local bundled £2, derrick pressed £2 5s ; butt2r, same, prices a...
LATEST MARKET NEWS [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
I A TEW li$WF? I'^W^J [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY HJARKETS. Monday afternoon. A number of changes occurred this morning business being only steady. Flour was quiet roller sold at £S lGs Gd to £8 Iu3, new £S 03 to ^8 10s. Wheat, new milling 3s 2d, chick wheat 3s Id ; bran, 7d; pollard 8!}d; maize, pvime very scarce, worth 3s 8d to 33 9d, medium 33 3d to 3s 5d ; oats prime bright feed, 2s6dto 2a 7d ; chaff, very scarce' best £3 15s to £4 5s, other sorts from £3 ; barley, cape 2s lid; lucerne ? hay scarce, Hunter River inferior £1 Is to £2 5s, prime £2 10s to £3 per ton; hay, local oaten bundles £3 to £3 10s ; onions, £8 to £10a ; potatoes, easier — Clarence River prime £3 43, Hunter River £3 to £3 53 Gd, Warrnambool £4 10s ; straw, firm— local bundles £2, Derrick pressed £2 03 ; butter — Creamery and Berrima Cold Climate Co. 9d, factory 8d to 9d, dairy Gd to 7d; bacon, firm — hand-cured GJd to 7d, machine-cured 5Jd to GJd, middles 7d to 8Jd; hams, Colonial, 9d to li...
COONABARABRAN. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
COOtfABARABRAPS. Monday afternoon. Murchieon and Son, of the Dligh Watc-hman, with a man named Daltry, were returning from a Binaway cricket match, when the circular coupling on the pole broke going down a hill, and the buggy collided with a tree. Mosars. Murchison and Daltry were thrown out. Tho former, who was driving, held on to the reins, and was dragged some distance, receiving a severe shaking aud several scalp wounds besides other injuries. Daltry was severely shaken also, and his face cut; young Murchison retained his seat, and escaped unhurt. One hundred and thirty-two points of rain fell yesterday.
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. BLACKVIILLE. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
ftKVU I f T TCI UP S3 A MC [From our Correspondents.] BLaCECVIU-E. Monday afternoon. V ery hot and dry weather prevailed for some time past until a few days ago, when a change took place. Clouds gathered up, and on the evening of Friday last a pretty heavy thunderstorm occurred, lasting for some time. A little rain fell during tho nignt, and on Saturday morning 117 points were recorded. Yesterday again light showers fell, amounting to 19 points. To-day a light southerly .wind is blowing and clouds are hanging about— an indication of more rain.
E. W. SPARKE'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
e. w. sparke's report. Fat Cattle. — Supplies were not excessive, and with a brisk demand, sales passed off satisfactorily. I have sold : — On account of New Freugh estate, bullocks (light) from £2 193 to £3 9s, steers from £2 8s to £2 Us, cow3 from £2 to £2 6s j J. K. Mackay, cows and heifers from £1 13s to £2 8s ; T. O'Brien, bullocks at £2 12s Gd, cows from £1 IO3 to £1 19a ; W. T. Swan, steers at £2 9s Gd ; J. S. Smith, cows at £2 lls, bullocks from £3 7s Gd to £i; Northern agents' bullocks from £3 14s to £4 2s j T. Drinan, cows at £1 13s; W. Wade, bullocks from £2 lls to £2 lGs; J. W. Boag, heifer3 at £1 3s ; D. Nicholson, bullocks from £4 4s Gd to £ i 83 ; Mrs. Mackay, bullocks from £3 I63 to £4 9s. Fat Sheep.— Light supplies forward, and with a small attendance of buyers sales wore dull and prices lower. I have sold— On account of R. Gill, wethers (tops) from 4s to 4s 3d, seconds at 3a 9d to 3s lid ; G. and C. Binnie, wethers (tops) from Gs 5d to C3 Gd, seconds from 4s Gd to ...
ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
ECHOES OP SPORT. While taking part in the Adelaide Steeplechase Kover jumped fairly on to the last fence of the trohle, and injured himself so severely internally that he had to be destroyed the following morning Two years ago Kover won the three steeplechases in Adelaide, after which MOO was offered and re fused for him. It was lucky for the would-be pur chaser that no bargain was struck, as Eover never won a race since, although he was given every chance both in South Adelaide and at Melbourne suburban meetings. On Saturday Oape Pigeon put in one of the best performances he has yet been responsible for. It was no mean deed for the son of Albatross to carry 12sfc and win a two miles' Hurdle Kace in 3min. 56Jsecs. Cape Pigeon is anything but a big horse, and is by no meane a very accomplished jumper, so that whilst he would have no chance with a heavy burden over a difficult course at Kandwicls, the email obstacles at Moorefield would would sait him right down to the ground, for tho...
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
THE LAY. JahdahvS. St. ApollinariR, the apologist, biahop, 175 ; St. ljUClflD, of BeanTais, martyr, 2S0; St. Natha'.nn, bishop, con fessor, 452; St. Severinun, abbot. 482 ; St. Gudula, rirRin, 712 ; St. Fega, virgin, about 719; St. Vulsin, bishop, confessor, 073. Diea. GaKleo Gtililei, 1042 ; John Earl of Stair, 1707; Sir Thoma3 Hurnet, 17.'i3 ; .lohn Bashtrville. printer, 1755; Sir William Draper, 17S7 ; Lieutenant 'niomas Waghorn, 1850. Event. Eicenteuary of the Haarltm Courant newspap=r.
EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle.— Market well supplied. The trade was in good attendance, and with the assistance of speculators Bales were effected at fair prices. Our consignments consisted of very light cattle in medium condition. We have sold for ?. White Bros., 80 light bullocks and steers at £1 13s Gd to £3 3a, 12 cows at £2 to £3 ; J. Hall, 17 steers at £2 lls Gd to £2 19s, 4 at £2 103: B. Cowan, 11 cows at £3 23. Fat Calve3. — Demand brisk and values firmer. We have sold— for J. Hall, steer calves at £2 103 ; B. Cowan's, calves at 31s to £2 73 ; Dryce (very small), at 9s Gd. Fat Sheep. — Small supplies and values un changed. Best weathers made to 8s, other sorts at from 4s to 6s 5d. Fat Lambs.— Very few offering. Best are worth to 7s, medium sorts at 4a- to 5s GdT Fat and Store Pigs.— Large supplies forward, the demand was brisk, but values were slightly easier. We sold 31 at 13s to £1 4s each.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
An old maiden French lady who- had much difficulty with her English employed a gardioor to do some work in her grounds. When the work was finished and the man presented hiirself for his pay, he charged more than the amount agreed upon when the lady engaged him. She looked at him quite seriously and remarked ' Well, do you know, sir, you are dearer to me now than when we. first were engaged.'
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. I «, I UIkIi Water at Sun Sun fa «J Newcaatle. j g Morn. I Even. II. M. I H. M. II. M. H. M. Janucry.. 8 Mon. 5.0 7.14 1 9.4 9. 24 0 Tue3. 5.1 7 . 14 2 9 . 42 9 . 53 10 Wed. 6.2 7 . 13 3 10 . 17 10 . 33 . H Thuts. S . a ? 7 . 18 i 10 . 50 11 . 7 12 Fri. 5.3 7 . 13 5 11 . 24 11 . 41 18 Sat. r, . 4 7 . 13 0 11 . 57 — . — ? 14 Sui). j 5 . 5 7 . 13 r 7 0 ? 17 0 . 30 Chanoes or the Moon. Now Moon, Sunday. January 7, lh. 12ra p.m. yirst Quarter. Monday. January 15, lOh. 14m. a ra. Full Moon. Monday, January 22, lh. 10m. a.m. Last Quarter, Monday, January 2!), 2h. 56m. a m.
Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES. J. N. BRUNKER's REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 8 January 1894
Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES. J. N. ERUNKER'SREPORT. Fat . Cattle. — Full supply yarded, consisting principally of cattle in medium condition. My sales were well attended, competition brisk, and last week's values fully maintained. Isold: On account R. G. Yeomans, bullocks at £3 12s Gd to £4 9s ; Wm. Pearse, cows at £2 3s to £2 Gs Gd, heifers at £1 15a to £2 Is 6d, steers at £2 2s 6dj H. E. Hobden, bullocks at £3 to £4 Is, steers at £2 18s, cows at £2 8s, heifers at £1 173 6d ; agents, bullocks at £3 18s to £4 43, steers at £2 13s ; P. J. Morris, bullocks at £3 63, light steers at £1 193 Gd, light heifers at £1 8s ; Hickey, cows at £2 03 6d ; B. Buffier, cowa at £2 13s. Fat Calves. — Prime quality vealers are in good demand and realise excellent prices, medium and inferior sorts dull of sale at low values. I sold — on account of Wm. Pearse, heifers at £1 2s 6d to £1 G3 ; 6 steers at £1 17s ; H. E. Hobden, steers at £1 3s to £2 Gs, heifers at £1 10a ; Agents', heifers at £1 ...