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Workmen's Colonies. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
Workmen's Colonies* Referring to the institutions in Germany known aa workmen's colonies, Mr. Drage, in his report on the German Labour Question, saya that they owe their establishment to the efforts made by Pastor von Bodelschwingh, between 1870 and 1880, to arouse general interest in favour of some provision for workmen out of employment. In 1882 the first colony, that of Wilhelmsdorf, near Bielefeld, was fonnded, and the number quickly grew until by the end of 1892 it had reached 25, which were scattered about in different parts of the German Empire. These colonies are supported by private benevolence j they are governed on certain general principles agreed upon by the directors, and the history of one is to a great extent the history of all. Able bodied working men who are out of employment find admission without distinction of creed, nor are discharged prisoners refused, since the aim of the founders of the colonies ib the reclamation of the inmates and the revival in them of t...
Singleton Markets. SINGLETON WEEKLY PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
Singleton Markets. SINGLETON WEEKLY PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Wheat, per bushel, 3s 3d to 3s Gd ; maize, ditto, 23 6d to 2s 9d; hay, lucerne, per ton, £2 to .£2 103 j ditto, oaten and wheaten, ditto, £3 to £3 10s ; potatoes, per cwt., 5s to 6s ; onions, ditto, 8s to 10s ; bacon, per lb., 7d to 8d — scarce ; cheese, ditto, 4d to 5d ; butter, ditto, Gd to Is ; eggs, per dozen, 8d to 10d ; fowls, per couple, 2s Gd to 4s. Singleton, Otti January, 1894.
Hunter River Farmers Produce Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
Hunter Biver Farmers Produce Sales. To-day the usual weekly sales were held in the sheds and yards adjoining the Church-street Railway Station. Mr. Jas. H. Brunker was the salesman, and disposed of the following catalogue : Butter at 6d to Is, eggs at Hid to Is, cheese at 3Jd 4d, bacon at 6d to G^d, honey at 3s Id small tinE, 2^d lb., 6Jd Sd lb. bottle, lard at 4d per lb, beeswax at 9d, sorghum seed at 3d, fowls' at 2s to 4s 6d per pair, ducks at Is 9d to 43, geese at 2s 6d to 3d, turkeys at 5s to 12s Gd, pigeons 9d to Is, potatoes at £2 103 to £-1 Is- per ton, onions at Gs to 10s per cwt., pumpkins at Is 6d to 3s per doz., mslons at 2s 6d to 43 Gd per doz., tomatoeB at 9d to 3s 3d per case, peaches at Id t- 8d per doz., nectarines at Id to 2Jd, pears at 2Jd to 3d, plums at 2d per qt., apples at Id to 6d per doz., grapes at Id to 2Jd per lb., nmrrows at 6d to Is per doz., pie melons (small) at 2s 3d, squash at Is Gd, cucumbers at 23 to 4id, hay — lucerne at £1 15s to £2 153 per tou,...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. Kitchen Gaiiden : Continue to sow lor succession pens foeanB, turnips, carrots, lettuce, par-nips, radish, parsley, and al1 herbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant, leeks and celery Pull up lorward crop3 of keeping oniona, nnd 8too shoots of pumpkins, vegetable marrow, cucumbers, &c. Wiiter plunt' that nave lately been put put, set d beds, aud ycum;; teedlinga. — Flower Gaiiden : Nothing spoils the appearance of n garden 00 much aa weeds and dead leaver: these should be removed as they appear. Water should not be spared, care beinp taken to do bo only after the sun hus fjone down. Trim aud regulate plants DahliaF niny be planted. Sta-eanrt carefully tie up oaoh as require it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching midday nun.— Orchard and Fruit Garden : Bud fruit trees, roeeB, and choice aimibs Carefully Httend. to vines, keeping them free from weeds tind insects. Gather ripe fruit, Thin what is superfluous, B...
A STEP TOWARDS COLLECTIVISM. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
A STEP TOTTABDS COLLECTIVISM. Commenting upon the arrangement reacted between delegates of the English colliery - ovTEers and delegates of the miner*, by which the sixteen weeks' strike was ended, the Lon don Spectator notes the appearance of I two facts. It will be remembered that the duration of the conflict was sixteen weeks ; that the industry of the whole country, so largely dependent on aregular supply of coal, was threatened ; that coal went up to famine prices ; that great privations were endured fey householders everywhere, especially by the poorer class ; that factories were closing or working half-time, and railways dif charging hands by the hundred ; that, though the miners were starving, they betrayed no intention to surrender, and tbafe a Bimilar un compromising spirit was manifested, on the employers' side. There waa a deadlock : the men averred that they could not live if the wage was reduced ; the employers insisted that resumption of work at the old wage, burdened ...
DISTRICT NEWS. GRETA. ADDRESS BY MR. J. CONNOLLY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
JJXD A. JDuI.O X JDJ Jla W »b. [Fkoh our Various Coerhspondents.] GRETA. ADDRESS BT ME. J. CONNOLLY. Mr. Connolly addressed a meeting of the general electors last night in Page's hall. Mr. McEwan (Mayor) occupied the. chair. The Chairman made a few remarks, and then introduced the speaker. jiir. uonnouy saia ne naacome uerore cnem again to contest at the next election. He was defeated last year by Mr. Scobie, owing, in his opinion, to the fact that that gentleman did not get a proper hearing from the electors of Greta. He knew both Mr. Gould and Mr. Burnett, who were going to contest this electorate, and he hoped they would both have fair play. He did not believe in the abolition of payment of members, but would be in favour of a reduction, from the Governor down-, wards. With regard to the victuallers' compensa tion, he thought that it should not have been brought before the House just; yet. He was a protectionist, but while there was so much toadyism in the House neither a f reetr...
NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
NEWCASTLE. The weather broke yesterday evening, and rain has been falling (at times pretty severely) since then. The air is consequently much cooler, and blankets had to be freely used during the night. This morning showers continue, but heavy clouds still hang over our heads. The question of the water supply to the dairies which was raised at the Municipal Council meeting seems to have caused quite a stir amongst the various dealers in tho chalk and water mixture. Not so much however is the water ia doubt, but the real gist of the rising is that an erroneous assertion waa made concerning the want of inspection. From nil tho available information which we can obtain we are led to believe that these dniries are periodically and regularly iasfooted, but we are more concerned that the direction in which inspectors should move is in ascertaining how much water is added to make the milk so thin. If a limit were fixed as to quantity and not quality of the aqua impura perhaps all would be ...
SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
SINGLETON. Police Court. — In the police court on Tuesday, 9th instant, before Messrs. J. N. Brooke, P.M., G. T. Loder and C. W. Doyle, J's.P., Agnes M. Alley summoned Mrs. Baker for assault. There was no appearance of complainant, and defendant was allowed 10s for attending, to be recovered by levy and distress. — William English sued Francis Parkes for wages due, £3 17s. The case was adjourned for Id days. — Enoch Mason also sued Francis Parkes for wages due, £10 19a. This case waa also adjourned for 14 days.— John HampBhore also claimed the sum of £12 18s due to him as wages by Parkes, the? defendant in the two foregoing cases. Adjourned for 14 days. — The following licenses were granted : P. J. C. McDouall. slausktering : George Penton. hawker's; W. Seumenicht, foot license; Alfred Dawes, slaughtering; Mahomed Ali, hawker's; Labor Melty, hawker's. Applications from Ibshun Moosa and Cala Singh were adjourned for one week. Hunter River Pbrmanent Building Society. —The monthly meet...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. To-mohhow, Tisuhsday, January 11. ?Ktr T N BnDNKEB. at tts Campbell's Hill yards, at cloven, lai fit cattle : '« fat Blle°P'- 120 lat »ud6tore P'K' ' 5 welibred cooiie puppies.-At Newcastle, at two, produce, eleven, 01 fat cattle ; 21S fatehcep; 100 at and s ore pigs; | 10 choice cowa nnd heikre; pair working bullocks; 30 , iseiul lif-ht coltB and fillies ; pair of crtainy ppmea and Sncle-seatea buggy. &c. ; blood mares. BluaU itose. faea mlTAto , and ° Alfia Grand ; 8 yearling and 2-year-old colts ^nd fillies, progeny of above; blood filly by Albatross; pair grey horses; pair bay horses; brown horse by Lord iyonl 2 creamy ponies by Dandy: roan marc. Mr bVW Spaiike, at the Campbell's Hill yards, st eleven, 120 fat cattle; 947 tat eheep ; CO fat and store pigs; 20 milch cows in full milk; CO head young cattle, team oi H K°pinMEnsl0&kCONSUMEnsCo., at Morpeth, at half-past nine iarm and dairy produce—At the Western Markets, Newcastle, at th...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [ORIGINAL AND SELECTED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
ITEMS OF iOTEKEST. [Original and Selected.] a oyaney morning paper a tew days ago raptur ously told its readers that the change which has lately been effected in the character and colour of the puggarees worn by the members of the Per manent Artillery, has triven officers and mpn n. distingue appearance, which has evoked the admira tion of all who have noticed the change. That meanB, if it means anything, that the officers and mon look like the common or feather-bed variety o soldiers to those who have not noticed the alteration in their head-dress, which alceration after all cannot be a very remarkable affair or it would needs be observed by all. The new puggaree may be a very fine thing or it may not, but what the officers apparently require most of all is a little ability Bhared among thorn, with new facings, 6tripas and borders. It is only the other day a vacant commission in the Permanent Artillery attracted bis candidates, of whom four failed most egregiously, and another who ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. '' Z TUikIi Water at Sun Sun 'c gS_ I Newcastle. Rises. Sets, gi; ? g^| Morn. Even. If. M. | H. M. II. M. II. M. January.. 10 'Wed. ft. 2 I 7.13 3 10.17 10 . 33 11 ThU!8. fi. 3 7.13 4 10.00 11. 7 12 tfri. 5 . 3 1 7 . 13 6 11 . 24 11 . 41 13 Sat. B . 4 7.13 G 11 . 57 — . — 14 Sun. S . C 7 . 13 7 0 . 17 0 . 3(S ? 15 Mon. 5 . (i 7 . 12 8 0 . BO 1 . 10 1C Tucs. r, . 7 7 . 12 . 1) 1 . 47 2 . 1G Changes of tiib Moon. New Moon, Sunday. January 7, lh. 12ra. p.m. Pirpt Quarter. .Monday. January 15, lOh. 14m. a.m. Full Moon, aiondny, January 72, lh. lCm. a.m. last Quarter, Monday, January 29, 2h. OBra. a.m.
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
THE DAY. January 10.— St. Marcinn, prieBt, filth century. St. Agatho, pope, £82. St. William, nvclibUliop of Bourge3, confessor, 1203. Horn— Dr. GfOrge Birkbeck. 177C Died.— Archbishop Laud (beheaded), 1(545; Edward Cave, 1764; Admirul Bofcnwen. 1701 ; Linnnicus, naturalist, 1778; JHojy Eu6setl Mitford. outhorc.v. 1855 Evnxt.— Inauguration of the I'enny Vo&K system in England, 1840.
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
LOCAL NEWS. A Cavalry Corps for Sinqlexon.— The move ment for establishing a cavalry corps at Singleton is now rapidly approaching completion, and Dr. Bowman, who was one of the prime movers in the initiation of the proiecr, has received instructions and details from headquarters as to the final steps to be taken in the matter. The Corp3 will be known as the Singleton Half-Squadron of the Hunter River Squadron, and its strength will be ?one captain, one first lieutenant, one second lieu tenant, one quarter-master-sergeant, two sergeants, one farrier-sesgeant, four corporals, one trumpeter, one shoesmith, and 34 troopers, making a total .strength of 47. And it will, of course be part of the Hunter River Squadron of the New South Wales Cavalry Begiment, which has ita head . quarters in Maitland. It is understood that the choice of captain will fall on Dr. Bowman, than ?whom there could bo no fitter or more popular man. Cricket. — The following will represent the ' JFriday Half Holiday...
LATEST BANKRUPTCY. TUESDAY, JANUARY 9. VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
LATEST BANKRUPTCY. Tuesday, Jahtjary 9. TTrtr.TTNTATVr HEQTjEdTRATIONS. Charlea Thomas Smith, of Mittagong, labourer. ?'Mr. E. M. Stephen, official assignee. William Gordon Brereton, of Armidale, miner. Mr. A. Morris, official assignee. Charlea Borchet, or Broken Hill, teamBter. Mr. EM. Stephen, official assignee. Albert Greentree, of Dubbo, carrier. Mr. A. Morris, official assignee. Mary Ann Nunn, of Ingleburn. Mr. L. T. Lloyd, official assignee. CEEDITORS' PETITIONS. . Bank of New South Wales v. William John Tar linton, of Narrara, near Cobargo. Petition to be heard 18th January. Edwarp Denham and Digby Denham, trading as Denham Brothers, and William JVl'Eae, of Sydney, merchants, v. A. Harding, trading as Harding and .Co., of Sydney, formerly of Bathurst. Petition to 'be heard 18 January. ? _^_
CRICKET. HINTON C.C. v. CLARENCE TOWN C.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
CRICKET; HINTON C.C. V. CLARENCE TOWN C.C. The above clubs met on the Clarence Town wicket on Satur day last for the second time thia season, and more than ordinar) interest was takea in the game as Clarence Town were of the opinion they would make amends for the crushing defeat received at Hinton earlier in the season. But, much to their diamay, they again found their Waterloo as Hinton came out on top with another one innines win, this time by one innings and 149 runs to spare. The Clarence Town men were com pletely tied up with the bowling of Devernnd Lup, coupled with the wicket-keeping oi Ellis, who, the Hinton boys hold, is second to none behind toe sticks. Appended are the scores : Hinton C. C. First Timings. Jno Bramble, b M. Ebbeck ? CO J. Dever, c Dark, b Ebbeck ? 47 H. ElliB, not cut ? 87 K. Swan, c Weller, b Lowe ? ;... 1 G. Ling, o Weller. b Ebbeck....- ? fi H. Ralaton, c Lyall, b Lowe ? ..... 2 H. Quinn, o Wancey, b Weller ? ; ? 25 P. McDonnell, o Hamburger, b Weller ?...
Sydney Markets. TEEBECK SON. AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 10 January 1894
Sydney Markets truuKCK. SON. AND CO.'s REPORT. Fat Cattle.— 2,600 yarded. Prime beef scarce, and sold at late rateR; other descriptions, weak and l»wer. Good to best lots bullocks, £4 3s to £5 15s ; others, £3 6s up ; cows £2 9s to £3 15s. Fat Sheep. — 54.000 penned. Prices improved on December rates for good to prime. Best lots merino wethers, Gs to 7s ; good, 43 8d to 5s 6d ; prime ewes, 5s lOd to ns high as 7s 3d ; good ewes, 4s to 5s ; lambs, 4s lid to 7s 2d. Store Cattle. — Better demand since tbe rain of the last few days, but valueB are very depressed. Bullocks, 31- to 4J years, delivered Hunter, to 40s. We sold on'account of Messrs. Anning andDeehan, Mount Sturgeon, 800 bullocks. Store Sheep. — Wo have buyers for good fattening wethers for the Liverpool Plains. Business is bnaging a good denl and prices have not advanced. Wethers, 2-tooth, 3a 9d to 4s, 6 and 8 tooth 4s, good fattening ewes 3s 6d. Stntions. — We have enquiries for handy estates of 2500 to 4000 acres. Station ...