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DISTRICT TELEGRAM BINGARA. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 January 1894
Uldlmul liaLljlikiilid. [From our Correspondents.] BiHG/iRA. Monday. A fatal shooting accident occurred here on Saturday last. A young man named Henry Rose, 20 years of age, was accidentally shot by a youth ful companion named Wra. Brown while at wallaby shooting. Brown aimed at a wallaby, and the bullet passed through the animal and then glanced trom a rock and finally entered his left breast, deeply penetrating one of the lungs of Rose; severe hemorrhage ensued. The wounded man only lingered for a few hours. At the inquest a verdict of purely accidental death was recorded.
OUR NEW DEPARTURE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 January 1894
OXIE HEW DEPABTUEE. At the beginning of a period in wbicb we ahall bo brought more intimately arid fre ? quently into association with our readers than hitherto has been the case, we may opportunely say a word about the functions '. and office of the journalist, in the light in which we see them. But first a little retrospect may be permitted. Pifty-one years ago this day, the first number of the Mercury appeared. It was then issued aa a small four page paper once-a-week, on Saturdays. On January 1st, 1846, the issue became bi-weekly, on /Wjef?'-.et.-JayB and Saturdays, and the size of * --^flr' r wag enlarged. This mode oi publ: ,on tinned for ten years ; on April 1, *s;an the issue of the Mercury three week, on Tuesday, Thursday, and , There was no change in the times ication during the yearB intervening 1856 and 1893. Bat, as our readers .he size of the paper has been in 80* that at the end of last yeBr tbe jsue was habitually 52 pages in the the four small pages with which tbe o...
NEW YEAR'S GIFT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 January 1894
New Year's Gift. Utter ? J I Tho Captain ? ' % MeBEmate ? £ A Eighteen horRCB started, nm\ Utter won by hfUt a-length. Time, lmin. .Mifsocs. .1 Betting : 2 to 1 against Messmate, G to 1 Whafcft( waten,, G to 1 Bucclpuch and C.jLS., 10 to 1 Uttort 20 to 1 others. Whakawntea and Buccleucli were tho best, away, followed by Messmatql and Kilmore. When the Held was fairly on it&\ journey, ' Buccleuck held a slight leao from Ino'j Captain, which he retained to tho homo turn, ? with Whakawatea close uf. Thon followed - Messmate, Utter, and Whskawatnn, Bueclenuh ^ died out just below tho distanco post, j and after coining on got up with) Captain and -j Bucclonch at the half distance, ft very pretty ^ finish resulting in a head win ton Utsor. . ij Disposal Stakfs. I! ? ?? ' V \ M.L.A ? .'.' ? 1 \ Frank ? 2 | Avenger ? ......; ? 3 « Five horses started. The moo- waa won by half- ? a-length. Time, lmin. 2!)Jseca. '. . \ Tattersall's Cur. 1 \ Nightingale ? 1 ? 1 \ Lady Trenton ? '. ? 1 ...
SECOND DAY—MONDAY. [BY TELEGRAPH FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Randwick. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 January 1894
SECOND DAY— MONDAY. [By Telegraph from the Press Telegkai'ii Association.] ?Bandwick. MnnrTntr the second, day's racing under the auBpices of Tattersall's Race Club was held to-day. Weather fipe, and attendance satisfactory. Following are the results : — STEEi'LECnASE. . Grandwing ? 2 Spanker ? ]\\'t\ 2 Cardigan II ? !..!''.' 3 Betting : 5 to 2 Sneaker, 3 to 1 Grandwing, 5 to 1 Cardigan. Tho Ace led, followed by Grandwing, Cardigan, Castlobar, and Spanker. The samo order wrs maintained past Oxenham'B along tho back; coming to tho treble the second time the order was— Sneaker, Cardigan, Grandwing, Spanker Castlobar, Acu/tho others being beaten off. Car digan and Sneaker jumped tho fence opposite Oxenhams together, three lengths away being Urandwing and Spanker, who joined the loaders At the sodwall Gnuidu-inp, C^dignu IT mid Sneaker kept company to the Lodge, whero Sneaker tell. J-rom this out Grandwing came away and won easily by fifteen ilongths. Time, 5 min. 55 seconds.
V. R. C. RACES. Melbourne, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 January 1894
V. R. C. RACES. Melbourne. Mondav. ,*i. Normandy Stakes. / ! Cobbity ? 1 (, ' Moorite ? 2 ? Marrow ? 3 _. i- HunDLE Race. _ . 'i ^ Goldreef ? 1 - ,f'i, Sundowner ? ^ '.^r, Marrow ? , ? '§ ' jf^ Baqot Plate. /'W'\vf»^ Comie.... ? .;. 1 \J ; LittleMaid ? £, 2 - ^ Sanfoin ? ,^3, Standish Handicap, -l- ' \ Parramatta ? ^1 - Repudiation ? -? 2 ' .'' Driflleld and J5 ran a dead heat for third~place.\,,' Steeplechase. , ~ Dondi ? .'. ? ^a; Mikado ? - 2 L°P ? /?? 8 S,
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 1 January 1894
BIRTH. WALL.— On December 26th, the wife of John Thomas Wall, jun.,of a son (premature). 17 &nbsp; MARRIAGE. CATER— PRYOR.— Nov. 30th, at the Wesleyan Church, &nbsp; / JHifih-strei-t, Greta, by the Kev. T. Parker, assisted Vyxtie I Eev. W Pettinger, Pr. Methodist, George, eldest Buryivipg / son of Thomas Cater, Ksq., mannper of Greta Colliery, to / Harriet Helena (Lena), louvih daughter of Phillip I?ry6r, Greta. *5 DEATH. &nbsp; DBINKWATEU —Died at Glendon Hrook, December, 18, 1S93, at his adopted parents* repidence (John and Ada Martin), Walter Wood, aged 7 months, beloved son of Charles and the late Matilda Jane Drinkvratcr. 24
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
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A Startling Incident. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
A Startling Incident. A startling incident occurred the other day at the Lancashire and Yorkshire Hotel, Exchange Station, Liverpool. About eight o'clock in the morning paasers-by were horrified at seeing a gentleman, outside the balcony of a window on the fonrth floor. The gentleman who proved to be Captain Machell, the well-known sportsman, had olitnbed over the balcony and was crouching with his feet on the narrow ledge, his left arm being round the stone coping balustrade. Great excitement prevailed, and ultimately Captain Machell was rescured from his perilous position by a police sergeant and an hotel official. It trans pired that a man working in the building opposite the hotel had previously seen Captain Machell walk on' to the balcony and stand looking down, but before the workman could give an alarm he re entered the room and closed the window. He seems' however, to have returned to the balcony, and to have then climbed completely over. It is stated that he was persuaded t...
The Stomach of the House. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
The Stomach of the House. 'When the time comes for the householders to take possession of their home it is helpful to bear in mind this paraphrase of an old saying: ' The kitchen is the stomach of the house ; the bed room the lungs, the sitting-room the heart, and the parlour the brain.' The first objective point then is the kitchen or seat of the physical well being of the household. The average woman com mences housekeeping without a maid, therefore, she should study the economy of time and labour as well as that of money. In this view of the case an oil cloth on- the kitchen floor becomes a justifiable expense. Few women are strong enough to keep a bare floor properly scrubbed, and a carpet ab sorb, ing the odours and greases of cooking is an abomi nation. It is a good plan to buy brown oilcloth foi this purpose, as it shows wear less readily than other colours and blends better with the woodwork. To be sure this seems like a little thing, but atten tion to details in an essentia...
Brisbane Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
Brisbane Markets. B. D. M0HEMEAD AND CO.'S KEPOBT. Hides.— Contrary to the usual custom the last sales of the year opened and closed with animation. All good conditioned hides, more especially heavy weights, were keenly competed lor. Sold 750. 371bs. toB31bs IJdtolJd, 561bB. toeolbB. ljdto 2}d, 041bs. to C81bs. 25d to 4d, 701bs. to 781bs. lid to 45d, year lings 2s Gd to 4s Cd, calfskins 8d to Is 8d. Tallow.— Market easier in tone, with the tfisadvantnge of a large Bupply. Buyers, on account of holidays, were induced (o restrict their purchases temporarily, and prices show n dedins VI iuo put ivu uu uiuuc Ul 1UPV WUUK. OU1Q 3d UU9KH. iieSL mixed £20 10b to £21, seconds £20 to £20 5s, inferior and small packages £18 10s. Sheepskins.— Market fairly supplied, but no improvement in prloes. Pelts somewhat easier. Best full wool merinos from 4s to 4s 10d, seconds 3b to 3s 3d, short Is cd to 2s Gd, pelts Gd to Is 4d. Wool.— Sold several Binall lots and oddments. Greasy merino fleece to 6Jd,...
LATE GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
LATE GENERAL NEWS. The correoted list of the ballot taken among the Newcastle miners with respect to the 3s 2d hewinc rate shows tlm«*108D voted for accepting the reduction, and 030 against any reduction. Owing to excessively dry weather in the Grafton district, the maize crops have been partially destroyed. As compared with 1892, the number of fires which occurred in the metropolitan area during 1803 showed a decreasa of 50. At ^.ue Auckland Racing Club's Summer Meeting, yesterday Mr. D. O'Brien's Loyalty won the Great Northern Derby. About 13,000 personB attended the twenty-sixth annual gathering of thu Highland Society of New South Wales on the Association Cricket Ground yesterday. The body ot a man, name unknown, was found in the bush near Long Reef yesterday morning. H.M.S. Orlando, tho flagship of the Australian Squadron, arrived in Melbourne from Sydney on Monday, in company ?with H.SLSs. Katoomba, Tauranga, and Eingarooma. The squadron i* on « cruise, and will proceed from h...
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. The following messages appeared in the Herald : XiOduod, Jan. 1. The Standard, in a lending article this morning; alludes in - terms of approval to the unanimity of the invitation from the Premiers or tho AnBtralian colonies to the Duko and Duchess of York to visit Australia. It strongly urges his Eoyal High nnoo tn nn.c.pnt, tho invitation, it not now. perhaps in 1S95. It deolares that the invitation is the highest mark of respect, and advises, in the event of the invitation being accepted, an extension of the tour to the Cape of Good Hope and Canada. The reports to hand concerning the fate of Captain Wilson, ?who pursued LobeBgula across the Shtragani Elver, are con flicting. The nativeB allege that he wub cut to pieces by the Matabele while fighting gallantly against heavy odds. Later : Further advioes from South Africa etate that the natives emphatically declare that a portion of Captain 'Wilson^ party escaped in the direction of Hartley Hill, near Fort Salis...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
c — - — ? , ? ? ''* ' ' ? - ' ''' ? ^?''?'?^ . Sanctioned by Special act of Parliament oS Tasmania, 57 Vic. Ho. z, nsss).s. And by SPECIAL ABRANGEMBNT with the Bank's Trustees conducted by G. ADAMS, Esq., (TATTERS ALL'S), as Sole Agent. . * TOrr^1Li VALUE -O-W I» JEB, I Z. 3E S : ? . ' \ £300,000 I Xn 300,000 Sto.o,2T©s off ^SX Eg&olx. XnCBSI?- I-JaTZE : Magnificent Corner Property in centre of City of Hobart, rental value £1150 per annum, together with the well assorted [Stock of Wholesale Chemist and Druggist, recently - i * XiAR* A J-t* ^^e& ^ |9984- The Trust4 giarantee to deliver to the Winner Stock to this value, or to make up any deficiency in Cash (Total Value £26,000. SUMMARY OF JPRIZJESs _ _. , , . pRhnn One Prize valued at ? .£1,750 Two Prizes valued at ? j81,100 each FIRST PEIZE VALUED AT ? £26,000 One Prize valued at ? £5,000 ££e rrae vaiuea Eighfc ^ -1000,, / SECOND „ „ 22,500 One „ , * 200 » » . 1,600 each - - THIRD , „ 12,000 Two „ „ . ffl Eight ' 1.5...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. I | m I High Water at Sun I Son 'o«I Newcastle. Rises. I Skts. gS1 ? j ;g Morn. Even. ' . \u m. I n. jt. n. si. n. m. January.. 2- Tuea. 4.55 7.13 25 3. SO 4 . 28 3 W- d. 1 fiO 7 . 13 2G i . 67 5 . 29 ? '?? ? 4 Thurs. i . 67 7.14 27 0.0 C . 28 6 Frl. 4 . 58 7 . 14 28 6 . 54 7 . 19 . 0 Sat. 4 . 58 7 . 14 29 7 . 41 8.3 7 Sun. 4 . 59 7 . 14 0 8 . 24 8 . 44 8 Mon. 6. 0 1 7.14 1 1 »? 4 9.24 Chances of the Moon. Last Quarter. Sn(ui'rt::y, December 30, 9h. 23m. am, New Moon, Sunday. January 7, lh. 12m. p.m. First Quarter. Monday, January 15, lOh. 14m. a.m. Full Moon, Monday, January 22, lh. ICm. a.m.
London Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
London Wool Sales. Little or no business was done in London in Colonial wool during tho middle of November, as was perhaps natural, in view of tho closely approaching auctions, to begin on tho 28th inst. Tho Hat of available totals was dosed on No vember 22, the result being a considerably lighter stoot (175,300 bales) than wbr marketed here in November-December,. 1S32 (216,533 bales). The present duality ncludes Bonn; 111,000 buka of the Now Australasian Clip. Tho conclusion of tha - coal strike has come at the right moment to \ relievo^ our nomc woollen anu worscea ministries irom tuo severo ponuUies with which their position haa been handicapped in tho past four months, nnd, woV think Bhould contribute materially to the BUOC883 oi' tho comlng\publl6 ; sales ; this series is programmed to last from the 28th insiant to ' Dec. 10, but will doubtless bo curtailed by two or threib days. Four tliou-.nnd one hundred and forty-one bales of vteoolled slieep3kins will be offered in Jlhia l...
COONABARAR AN RACES. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
GOOMABAR&&AN- RACES. — _ Tuesrlav. uoonaoarabran Jockey Club races were helS yesterday, when there was a fair attendance. The Tnl-f *7f &*?«. BGCt&taakers were compelled to deposit £15. with the s^etary before being allowed, to do business. FoUowit! g are results s Opbnisjs Handicap. Mr. Rowland's Natipa-T I ? '?' ' i Brownlow's Capsicr i ? ' ? » Edward's Nigger ? Boy '.'.'.'.'.','. '.'.'''.'.'.'.'.'.'.''.' 3 It was. a great fiEC6& .. ?& H ack Each. Mr. Bell's Jack.; ? ? , COONAB/VBABBAIT HANDICAP. ' ' Mr. Brownlow's Ca price, 9st. 121bs ? .' 1 Rowland's K| itive II., 7st. 81b..^ (carried olbs. otrsj c) ? 2 Nelson's Safe/ ,rday, 6at.'ioiba.' (3Lba.'oTer)'.'.'. 3 Six started. - ,'aprice won a most exciting race ?t^^S^^STSJ^ a length from The Bracelet. Mr.. Smith's V irago ? i JtsallsOo ie ? ? ? «, Won coaif ortably. ? * Members' 'Purse. Mr' ^.ow'8 nd's Native II., lOst. 71bs ? 1 Uarir o's Narrigundy, 9st. 41bs ? „.;.... 2 J»ag- .iire's ...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 2 January 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. KrrcnEN Gaiiden : Continue to sow for succession peas beans tnrnipB, carrots, lettuce, part nips, radish, paraley, and all herbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery. Pull up forward crops of keeping onions, and stop shoots of pumpkins, vegetable marrow, ououmbera, &o. Water plants that linve lately been put out, seed bed3, and young Feedliugs.— Flowkr Garden : Nothing spoils the appearance of a garden bo muca bb weeas nna noaa leaves: tuesc auouia oe rernovett as they appear. Water should not be spared, care being taken to do bo only alter the sun has gone down. Trim and regulate plants Dahlia? may be planted. Stake and carefully tie up ?uoh as require it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching midday Bun.— OncnAnn and Fruit Garden -. Bud fruit trees, roaes, and choice shrubs. Carefully attend to vines, keeping them free from weeds and insects. Gather ripe fruit, Thin what is -mperfluous. Birds ...