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LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [Br Telegraph from the Press Association.] SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. New Zealand will not be represented at the intercolonial labour conference. It is understood the Labour Party of that colony is unwilling to incur the necessary expenditure. Charles Jackson Campbell, who was the other day committed for trial on charges of perjury and forgery in connection with a deed of certain laud was to-day again arrested on twelve distinct counts of forging and uttering with fraudulent in tent. Inquiries were instituted, which led to Campbell's re-arrest on charges of fraud in connection with other land transactions with different people. The warrant set forth fraud in connection with an alleged conveyarce of a piece of land at Tempe purporting to be signed in 18i9 by John Stirling, then chairman of the Bank of Australia to Christopher Cooper, the latter being the holder of a winning ticket in a lottery in con nection wifsh the defunct Bank of Australia, Secondly, Camp...
Probable Weather. FORECAST ISSUED TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
Probable Weather. [From the Pbess Telegraph Association.] Forecast issued Tg-day. JNew bou*h Wales.— Light to fresh winds from S. to E. ; weather fine inland but unsettled on coast rain in N.E. England has 4,000 idle clergymen. _ South Florida is a great country for bees. There is something m bloom for them to feed on during the entire vear. Thev fcpon M io,,:^™ ? 1 ? for the winter that never comes. There is no finer honey than that made from the bloom of the palmetto and orange. In an operation at Hull, England, Dr. Lowson removed a portion of the right lung of a patient suffering from consumption and recovery is reported to have followed. Only one or two cases of similar treatment-none in England— have been previously recorded. The queen's favourite among her Scottish ohaplwns is said to be Dr. Donald Macleod, of Glasgow, brother of the famous Norman Macleod. Dr. Donald Macleod, though not a man of genius or a specially eloquent preacher, is sagacious and able, especially in matt...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. Monday afternoon. ARRIVALS.—TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. [Br Teiegrami.] Monday afternoon. ARRIVALS.— To-day. Gwydir, Tambo, and Western, from Sydney ; Perthshire and Federal, eteamers, from Melbourne; Vailele, schooner, irom DEPARTURES.- To-DAY. ? Tahlje. for Port Stephens; Balmain, for Sydnoy; Active, ketch, for Cape Hawke; Jennie Parker, barque, for Manila; WeBtern and Tambo, steamers, for Sydney; Woolloomooloo for .London* ? *
E. W. SPARKE'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
'B. W. SPARKB'S REPORT. -b at Cattle.— Fairly large supplies forward, and, with a brisk demand, prices held well. I had last sale, and biddings were very brisk, and the market closed at an advance on opening salea. I have sold — F. H. Hall,, bullocks from £4 5s to £4 15s, ditto from £3 7s to £3 12s, 2 stags from £2 3s to £2 15s, light steers from £2 13s 6d to £3 6s, 7 (very small) from £1 9s to £1 18s ; John Shannon, bullocks from £3 18s to £4 103; W. E. Hall, steers and light bullocks from ,-ei 16s to £2 5s; Executors Hon. A. Dodds, bullocks (light) from £3 8s to £3 13s, steers at £2 7s, light cows and heifers from £2 3s to £2 lls ; E. Vickery and Sons, rough cows from £1 18s to £2 6s, ditto from £1 12s to £1 17s 6d, 4 at £1 8s ; Capt. Mayne, bullocks from £3 Ss to £3 16s, ditto from £2 10s to £2 l«s ; Geo. Thomas, bullocks at £3 15s ; A. Beckett, light bullocks from £1 10s 6dto £2 7s ; Geo. Meeks, steers at £1 12s ; F. Sweeney, steers from £1 188 to £2. Fai Sheep.— Light snpplies ...
EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND Co.'s REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'S EEPORT. Fat Cattle. — Market well supplied with cattle, principally of medium quality. Buyers were in good attendance, and sales were effected at fair values, prime Jots being competed for briskly. The market closed firm. Our sales comprise — On account of White Bros., 80 bullocks £2 19s to £4 Is, cows £3 to £3 14s ; F. H. Hall, bullocks £3 13s to £3 16s, steers £1 5s to £3; A. Buchanan, bullocks at £3 £s, steers £1 12s to £2 15s ; Mrs. Milson, light bullocks and steers £1 15s to £2 5s. Fat Calves.— Supplies limited. We sold for F. H. Hall, calves at £1 7s. Fat Sheep.— Supply about equal to requirements ; prime quality met with good competition. We have sold : For J. H. Pengilly, wethers — tops 7s 6d to 8s, seconds 5s 9d to 7s ; R. Gall, ewes 5s 3d. Fat Lambs. — Prime lots in good demand. We sold on account of R. Gall, lambs at 3s 5d to 4s 6d. January 15th, 1894.
ADRIAN'S RELEASE. CHAPTER I. "THE WELL-BELOVED." [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
'ADRIAN'S HELEHSE. CHAPTER I. 'THE TVEili-BILOVBD.' ' Tell ub of Life, and Love's young dream, Show tlio pripmalio soul of Woman ; . Bring bock the Light whose morning beam, . First made the Ueast erect and Ilumnn.' KonEnT Buchanan. ' Olga, Olga ; she's come. The carriage is coming up the drive now.' 'The new governnoss, Elsie?' » '.Tee. the navr governess. Oh, I do wonder ?what she is like. Mamma ha3 Icepfc it all so very secret. I can't; think why. 'Wouldn't even let us see her photograph. I do hope she isn't tall and plain. I do hope she won't call us ' my deare,' as that hotrid Miss Smythe did. It would be so de lightful to have a nice governess, one who would be a companion to us instead of a schoolmistress.' 'You need a schoolmistress ;juut now more than a companion, Elsie dear,' said her elder sister, stroking the long fair hair of the child as she spoke. ' You can't write a letter without dreadful mistakes in the spelling; you can hardly speak grammatically, I'm afraid ; and...
Coonamble District. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
Coonamble District. [By EambiiEr.J We have had magnificent electric showers throughout the greater part of this district during the laBt few days, and we may be said to be pas-: torally and agriculturally saved. Previously to this event, the outlook was gloomy in the extreme ; biifc we will not attempt to paint, as in the great joy of the recent times of refreshing we have quite for gotten the former sorrow and the occasion for it. All of my friends who have perused the new penny Mercury are charmed with its excellent 'get-up,' its succinct yet varied and exhaustive ? information. All honour to an enterprise which ' began, as all worthy enterprises do, with its ' day of small things,' and can now take its stand on. ' equal terms with the most progressive products of the 'Fourth Estate.' The election spirit is now in the air, and there is much speculation as to the chances of forth- ? coming candidates. It is no use hiding the fact that a most mournful state of indifference prevails ...
Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES. J. N. BRUNKER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
Maitland Stock Market. MONDAY'S SALES. J. N. BRUNKER'S REPORT. Fat Cattle. — The market opened to a fair attend ance of the trade, and for prime quality the ad vance noted during last week was well maintained. Medium qaality also commanded 'fair competition, and sold at slightly improved values. My sales comprise: — On account of Thos. Cook, bullocks at £4 143 Gd, steers at £3 to £4 ; J. Denniwald, cows at £2 5s to £2 8s, heifers at £2 2s 6d, culls at £1 16s ; Mis3 Denniwald, cows at £2 13s, heifers at £2 4s ; Agents, heifers at £1 17s to £2 2s. Fat Sheep. — The supply was light., and with the exception of one lot of wethers from Yarraman, the quality all through was the woi-3t penned here for some time. Proportionate with weight and condi tion satisfactory priees were obtained. I have sold — On account of J. Donaldson, shorn wethers at 4s 3d to 4s lid ; Mrs. S. F. Hall, shorn wethers at 4s 3d to 5s 5d ; and on account of J. Thompson, 94 lambs at 43 6cl to 5s 3d. Fat Calves. — Prime...
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS.—JANUARY 13. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
SYDNEY. AKRIVALS.— Jandahy 13. from^fnfo^t ^^e^ei011^ 'ne)- C8ptain liDdBa' Ha^ EK?^^^ct^i^«nj^u^y!8On'frOmNambnCOa h£^i£.!MRM£- Hunt£r- from Twe6d JANDAltr 14. Elderslie. s.. 27C1 tona (Tumbull, Martin, and ComDany'a 'Shire Line'), Captain D. Duncan, from London 6th November. Augusta, b., 204 tons. Captain L. Tillooh, irom Tweed Hirer and Byron Bay 12th January. City of Grafcon, s., 825 tona, Captain D. Anthon, from Clarence River 13th January. Sydney, s., 634 tons, Captain E. J. Skinner, from Newcastle. Onnah e., 1C95 tona, Captain J. W. Featherstono, irom Newcastle. Melbourne 8., 1739 tonB, Captain Richard Cowling, from Newcastle. Meeinderry s., 217 tone, Captain a. T. Jow, from Manninc River 18th instant. ? Burwah a., 987 tone, Captain Gerriet Smith, irom Brisbane 12th Januiry. Aramnc a , 2170 tons, Captain R. Armstrong, Irom Cooktown via ports, 6th instant. ' Macleay b., 398 tons, Captain Horatio Wood, from Richmond River 13th instant. Allowrie b., 507 tons. Captain G-. ?Walker...
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
THE DAY, January 15.— St. Paul, the First Hermit, 342. St. Isidore, ?prtert and hermit, c. 390. St. Isidore, priest nnd ilotnltaller of Alexandria, 403. St. John Unlybite, recluse, 450. St. Maurm. fi84. St. Main, abbot. St. Ita or Mtda, virgin abbess, SCO. St Bonit'J'. Bishop of Auverfrno, 710 Horn.— Dr. Samuei I'urr, 17J7. Harrow ,- Dr. .Tolm Allan, 1747, Knibsmorth; Talma, French tragedian, 1763, /'aris-; Thomas Crofton Croker, 1708. JOie'L— Fither Paul Sarpi, 1C23 ; Sir Philip Warwick, ltiSD.
LATE GENERAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
LATE GENERAL NEWS. Oa Saturday Ministers were not so sanguine of success as they were a few days previously. One or two previous supporters of the Government have openly declared their intention of voting against the Ministry, while others have refused to say on which side of the House they will sit. It is the opinion ot the Government that Ministers cannot resign before the new Electoral Act comes into operation, and it is hinted that in the event of an adverse vote Parliament will be again prorogued until about the middle of April, when ^n appeal will be made to the people. Cardinal Moran yesterday performed the cer mony of opening the Vincentian Fathers' House of Missions at Asbfield. At the close of the ceremony a collection amounting to about £350 was taken up. On Saturday afternoon a race, held under the auspicies of the East Sydney Sailing Club, open to all boats in the harbour, was won by Volunteer, with Young Harry eecond, and Lady Low. .hird. ' The second of the three race...
LATEST MARKET NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
LATEST IABKET IEWS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Monday afternoon. Business is steady and changes are numerous. ' Flour is quiet ; New South Wales roller sold at £8 12s 6d to £8 15s, new £8 5s to £8 10s ; wheat, new milling at 3s 2d ; chick wheat 3s Id ; bran 7Jd to 7£d, easier; pollard, 8£d to 9d easier ; maize, prime very scarce, worth 3b 8d to 3s 9d, medium 3s 3d to 3s 5d ; oats . ? firm, prime bright feed 2s 6d to 2s 7d ; chafii cheaper, best £3 103 to £4, other sorts from £3 barley, Cupe, £2 lls ; lucerne hay, Hunter Eiver inferior £1 Is to £2 5a, prime £2 10d to £3 ; hay, - local oaten in bundles £3 10s ; onions easier, prime at £6 10s to £7; potatoes— Clarence Eiver prime at £3 to £3 10s, Hunter Eiver, at £3 to £3 5s, Warnambool at £4; straw firm, local bundles at £2, derrick pressed at £2 5a. Butter in good de mand j creamery and best brands of factory sold afe 8M, factory at Sri, dairy at 6d to 7(1. Bacon shows a downward tendency ? hand-cured at ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. m I High Water at Son Sun 'a «J| Newcastle. Kises. Sets. §-; ? 1 ? ? . g | Morn. | Even. H. M. | H. M. II. M. II. M. January.. 15 Mon. 5. S 7.11 8 12.05 1 . 21 1C Tue8. 5. 9 7.11 '.» 1.4G 2.20 17 Wad. 5. 9 7.11 10 2. S3 3.34 18 Thura. 5 . 10 7 . 10 11 4 . 14 4 . 58 19 Fri. S 15 7 . 10 12 C . 41 0.18 20 Sat. 5 12 7.10 13 6.55 7.20 ? 21 Sun. 5 ? 13 7 . 8 14 7 ? 5C 8 . 23 ClIANGES OF THE MOON. First Quarter. .Monday, January 15, lOli. 14m. a.m. - .Full Moon, Monday, January 22, lh. 16m. a.m. Lust Quarter. Monday. January 29, 2t«. 56m. a.m. New 31oon, Tuesday, February G, 7h. 50m. am.
Late Commercial News. Sydney, Saturday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
Late Commercial News. Sydney, Saturday evening. The second week of the year in the Stock and Share market has been as dull as the first. Not much money is offered for investment. But little stock comes into the market, there being scarcely any disposition to sell at the low prices current. A sale of Australian Joint Stock Bank negotiable deposit, with 10 months' accrued interest, was made to-day at 14s Gd. The other Bales of the week have included Aus tralean Joint Stock, Bank of New South Wales, Commercial of Sydney, and Union, the market being fairly steady. Steam companies' shares remain much about the same as last week, no busi ness having been done. Insurance shares are on the whole a trifle higher, one transaction in United being the only business reported. Australian Gas light remain steady, the sales of the week having been as before. A few transactions in miscellaneous stocks were recorded — in Colonial Sugar, which remain firm, and in Sydney Hydraulic, which are a trifle s...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
?Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. .Kitchen Garden : Continue to bow ior succession pens. *eati9, turnips, carrots, lettuce. par- nips, radUh, parsley, and all ' herbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery. Pull up forward crops of keeping onions, and stop uliootB of , purnpkinB, vegetable marrow, cucumbers, Sec. Water plants that have lately been put out, Be: d beds, and young Fccdlingii — Flower Gahden: Nothing spoils the appearance of a garden 80 much aa weeds nnd dead leaves: these should be removed as suey appear. \- mer biiouki not DC spared, cure neing tnken to do BO only after the sun has gone down. Trim und rejjnlate plants. Dnhlinr may be planted. Stake nnd carefully tie up «aoh as require it. Slinde delicate plants from tlie pcorchim; midday sun. — Orchard and Fruit Garden : Bud fruit trees, roses, and choice slirub3 Ourefully intend to vine?, keeping them free from weed? nnd insects. Gather ripe fruit, Thin what iB superfluous. ...
Pastoral News, Stock Movements, and Markets. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
Pastoral News, Stock Move ments, and Markets. Hat Stock Report. — Following are the latest stock movements: 3000 sheep from Horse and Jookey to Boiling Down Works, D. J. Fennell in charge ; 110 sheep from Maude to railway yards, for Sydney, Parslow in charge. — Riverine Grazier, Jan. 12. ? Foebes Stock Report. — The weather during -this week has been very changeable, several thundei storms have occurred in the district, but ne 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. The following are the ' etook passings since last report:— 2,000 ewes (5th January) from Merrie Merriegal to the Forbes Boiling Down Works, Dobbin, owner. 100 ihead of fat cattle (5th January) from Lake ?Cowal to Forbes, to be trucked for Sydney, J. B. Donkin owner ; 2,000 fat sbeep (7th January) from Condobolin to Bathurst, G-. Lee owner ; CO he...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [ORIGINAL AND SELECTED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
ITEMS OP INTEREST. [Original and Selected.] The Leader of the Opposition (Mr. Reid), has convened a meeting of the members of the Opposi tion at Parliament House, at 2.30 p.m., on Wed nesday next. By that time the policy of the Government will probably be announced, but independent of fchn infconfiinn nt Minmi-^o ™;*-v. regard to future work, the Opposition intends to attack it for high-handed actions in the past. If the Government is again defeated it doesn't follow that legislation will be impeded in any way, in fact Mr. Reid thinks the reverse would happen, as men would then be found who would, let the country have some of the measures that have so long been sought after. Mr. T. F. Quinlan, a West Australian member of Parliament, and one of the most popular men in Perth (W.A.), is at present on a visit to Sydney. He is inspecting the various institutions of the colony and studying our politics with a view of introducing reforms in West Australia. He has visited Sir George Dibbs a...
THE MAIL ARRANGEMENTS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
THE KAIL AEEANGEMEOTS. , A pabagbaph in our issue of Saturday in p i cxmed the public that the Poatmaster ' General had ngain taken up the subject of an accelerated overland mail service with ' Brisbane, and it is now thought that the northern mail can be got away a little earlier than at present, and thus enable it to reach its destination at an earlier hour than it now does, eleven o'clock at night. It was added that arrangements were making by the Rail way Department to start the Northern mail train from Sydney at five o'clock in the , afternoon instead of at a quarter past six , Later intelligence in to the effect that 4 45 is the hour proposed for starting from Sydney, and the Chief Commiaaioner talks about a second train to Newcastle, ' which wouid be a good deal of extra train mileage.' 'We wonder in the first place what con sideration has influenced MJr. Kidd to re-open this matter. 'We fancied that a final answer had recently been given, to the representa tions of the Queen...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
LOCAL HEWS. Almanacs. — Wo have received a copy of the pictorial sheet almanac issued by the Foresters Benefit Society and a copy of the Victorian Insurance Company's card almanac, the latter from Mr. John 33. Leo, who is the Maitland agent. Maitland Hospital.— This admirably-conducted institution is now pretty well full of patients, of ?whom there are at present 26 in the various wards for treatment. There were five infectious cases being1 treated, but four of them were discharged cured yesterday. Everything about the institu tien looks as usual bright and clean, and the matron (Miss Eeay) is obliging and attentive, and under her management all is going on satisfactorily. During the past week four operations have been performed very successfully— two by Dr. Power, and one each by Drs. Hull and Pentland. Mr. William Blmsley, of Quirindi, was operated on for removal of hydatid cysts ; Mrs. Gardner, of Narrabri, for an internal complaint j Agnes Fitzgerald, of Dungog, for the removal ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 15 January 1894
A correspondent of the Westminster Gazette re calls an interesting little story of Sheridan, which may sooth all victims of the well-known philological law of the abnegation of the- unaccented syllable : At the trial of Warren Hastings, Sheridao, in the fn.iiiniisrMssn.o'niii which he described the autrustoess of the gathering— the rank and fashion, the military glory, the science, art, and literature that were represented there — spoke (or was repor bod as having spoken) of ' the luminous page of Gibbon.' The vain historian was profoundly affected by the com pliment. Then camo a time when a common friend told Sheridau how pleased Gibbon was with this recognition. ' Oh,' replied Sherry with a chuckle, ' what I spoke of. was. the .voluminous page of Gibbon.''