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Gunnedah Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 January 1894
Gunnedah Races. Following are the nominations for the four principal events to be run for at the Summer Meeting of the Gunnedah Jockey Club. on January 26 :— ' Flying Handicap. — Toby, Acolade, Welcome, Music, Odie, Namoi Independent, Madamoiselle, Snap, Terrace Lad, Cypress, Gee Gee, Gold Drum, Quondoag, Hermit. Anniversary Hanbicap. — Reveal, ftestor, Wei coma, Twilight, Odie, Storm, Snip, Bellman, Gold Drum, Hermit. Publicans' Purse Handicap.— Eeveal, Nestor, Welcome, Twilight, Odie, Storm, Terrace Lad, Snip, Cypres3, Bellman, Gold Drum, Hermit. Final Handicap.— Eeveal, Toby, Acolade, Boney, MHsic, Twilight, Odie, Storm, Mademoiselle, Echo, Snap, Cop Out, Cypress, Gee Gee, Gold Drum, Quondong.
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 January 1894
LATEST ClfiLEGRAIS.- [From the Prhss Telegraph Association.! London. Tuesdav. ihe January series of wool sales opened today. Charles Balme and Co., and Jacomb and Son offered a catalogue comprising 10,856 bales ; there was a large attendance. The wool offered was an excel lent selection, and there was fair competition for merino at par of December prices, but the prices are occasionally. in buyers' favour. Crossbred are firm with a slightly upward tendency. The quar tity available for the series ia Sft.nnn im7nD *p ™i,:«v. 8800 1 have gone forward direct to Yorkshire and the Continent. Major-General Tnlloeh, Commandant of the Victorian military forces, in an article in the United Service Magazine, sayR if the British navy remsm supremo Australia will be safe from any raiding expedition. He has no foar that colonial military forces will l,e inadequate. Full details of the death of Captain Wilson and party have been received. Th' y succeeded in reaching the waggon of King Lofcongula w...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 January 1894
The practice in early English history was to bury the heart, and bowels of a prominent man in one church and his body in another. In 1838 the body of Richard Ccour de Lion was fouad buried in Eouen cathedral, confirming the historic statement. His body waa laid to rest at Fontevaud, his bowels atChaulz,
BRISBANE Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 January 1894
BRISBANE WednoKrlnv. George Nolan, a Bteerage passenger by the steamer Victoria from Townsviile, committed suicide yesterday off Snndy Capo by cutting his throat with a razor whilst apparentlv suffer ing from the effects of drink. He had bfen employed as boundary rider on Carina Station, near Aramac, during the pnst three years. His bodv was buried at sea.
Singleton Markets. SINGLETON WEEKLY PRODUCE CIRCULAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 January 1894
Singleton Markets. SINGLETON WEEKLY PRODUCE CIRCULAR. Wheat, per bushel, 3s to 3s 3d; maize, ditto, 2a 6d to 2s 9d; hay, lucerne, per ton, £2 to £2 5s ; ditto, oaten and wheaten, ditto, .£3 to £3 10s j potatoes, per cwt., 6a to 6s ; onions, ditto, 8s to 9a ; bacon, per lb., 8d to lOd — scarce ; cheese, ditto, 4d to 6d ; butter, ditto, 6d to lOd ; eggs, per dozen, 8d to lOd ; fowls, per couple, 2s 6d to 3s 6d. Singjeton, 16th January, 1894.
Legislative Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 January 1894
LEGISLATIVE COUMRIIL. After the opening ceremony, Dr. M'Laurin made' a short statement in reference to the appointment of the new Minister; he also said he desired to' proceed at once with bndness. - . : - J Thi3 met with some opposition. ' Mr. Davies condemned the appointment of the Royal Commission for consolidating the statutes m the present depressed condition. He also charged the Government with wasteful expendi ture and bringing a rotten electoral system into existence, over forty thousand pounds being squan dered employing an army of well paid clerks in the electoral office. He moved the adjournment cf the lotlSG till forir n'/iUnlr Sftr. Trickett, in referring to the appointment of the Commission to open Parliament, took occasion - to ask for an explanation of the omission of Mr Jacob's name, which was anything but compli- ' mentary to the Upper House. Dr. McLauren said the omission of the Chairman of Committees was not intended as any slight, but said none cou'd overlook Si...
Parliament of New South Wales. Sydney, Wednesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 January 1894
rflfnflfflPRf fit Affiflf Aflffffi Ws 85 [By Telegraph from the Press TEiiEciRArBC Association.] oydney, Wednesday. Parliament was opened at noon to-day by Coin mission. Following is the Commissioners' speech : — Honorable Gentlemen of the Legislative Council and Gentlemen of the Legislative Assembly — We are commanded hv hw ?Jf.™oiinn/.,» «-,-» Governor to inform you that he has called you together after a short recess in order that the limited period which remains to thia Parliament may bo utilised by the passing into law of certain measures which had reached an advanced stage when Parliament was prorogued in December last. Gentlemen of ihe Legislative Assemblt ? The Estimates of expenditure for the current year will be laid before you without delay. They have been prepared with due regard to rigid' economy, without in any way interfering with tho . efficiency of the public service. Honorable Gentlemen of U'he Legmlatjve , Council and Gentlemen oi- the Legislative. Assembly — At t...
LATEST MARKET NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Sydney, Wednesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 17 January 1894
LATEST IAEIET IEWS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] ? SYDNEY B3AR5CETS. Business to-day was agoin fairly good. Flour' was quiet, roller selling at from ^8 12s 6d to .88 15,, and new at ,68 5s to £8 10s ; wheat was easier ~ new milling brought to, chick-wheat to 2s lid; braD,-7*d to 74dj pollard, Sid to 9d. Maize:' Prime is very scarce, and brings from 3s 3d to 3s 9d; medium, from 3s 3d to Ss 5d. Oats are firm and prime bright feed brought from 2a 6d to 2s 7d' Chaff: Best brought fram £Z 1O3 to .£3 15s, other sorts from £3. Barley, Cape, lid. Lucerne bay (Hunter River): Inferior from £1 is to *2 5s prime from. 42 10s to £9 5 hay (oaten, in bundles)' £Z to M. Onions were easier, and prime sorts sold ' at from £5 10, to £7. Potatoes : Easier. Clarence River prime brought to £3, Hunter River £8 and Warrnambool from £3 10s to M. Straw ? Firm ? local-buudled £2, derrick-pressed £2 10a. Butfcar»'a\ good demand .- creamery and best brands of factory brought S*d, factory 3d, dairy 6d...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
BUSINESS NOTICES. PARKER BROTHERS, /2J_RAIN and Produce Merchants and General' v-T Commission Agents, 3, Corporation Buildings, SuBsex-streot, Sydney. Bankers : Commercial Banking Co. of Sydney. The above receive con signments of Lucerne, Hay, Maize, etc. Account sales rendered promptly. 16$ EPsampMiiBS & Melons. LB. ISAACS & SONS, Belmore Markets, o Sydney, are BUYING GOOD EATING PUMPKINS and MELONS, in large or small quantities, for cash on delivery. Highest market priees given. Letters addressed to L. B. ISAACS & SONS, 47, Brisbane-street, 061 ? Sydney. PRODUCE EXCHATOE. South Coast and West Gamden Cs-operative Co (LIMITED.) AGENTS for the SALE OF STATION, FARM, and DAIRY PRODUCE of every description Produce Stores, Cool Chambers, and Offices : Sussex & Liverpool Sts. (LATE R. HYNDES), UPHOLSTERERS, AND A LARGE STOCT of FURNITURE, BEDDING -«L PIANOS, HARMONIUMS, on view, at. EXCEEDINGLY MODERATE PRICES. Kebin and Stevens . NI93H-STREET, WEST HAI3XA...
East Maitland Borough Council. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
East Maitland Borough Council. The customary fortnightly meeting of this Coun cil was held last evening in the Council Chamber. There were present : — The Mayor (Mr. G. T. Chambers) Aldermen Sparke, Petherbridge, Bourke, Ewing, Foster, and Watson. Minutes of previous meeting were read and confirmed. Correspondence. — The iollowmg letters were read : — From Mr. Jas. Watspn, asking that a re duction be made in the bus licenses ; from Messrs Gibba, Bright and Co., and G. Fletcher and Sons, Sydney, re supply of meters and gas stoves ; from Mr. A. C. Lee, with returns ordered to be printed by the Legislative Assembly re Hunter District Water Supply and Sewerage Board ; from Mr. P. Scanlon, with reference to his lease of a reserve ; from the Government Statistician, enclosing annual returns forms to be filled in with statistics respecting the borough j from Mr. J. N. Brunker, M.P., enclosing reply from the Deputy-Postmaster-General Btating that on receint of a further renort he had approv...
Probable Weather. FORECAST ISSUED YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
Probable Weather. Forecast Issued Yesterday. Victoria. — Pine and cool, and more or less cloudy, with light or fresh S.E. winds. — B. L. J. Ellery. South Australia. — Fine; S. and S.E. winds; 'partially cloudy on the coast to S.E. — C. Todd. Sydney Observatory, 1 p.m. Victoria and the Straits : Fine, cloudy on the coast ; fine and clear inland. Tasmania : Fine, clear to fine, cloudy generally. New South Wa'es : -Fine, cloudy on coast to dull in places ; fine inland. Queensland : Unsettled throughout.
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS—TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. ARRIVALS— To-day. Favourite, ketch, from Capo Hawko ; Sydney, Tlmaru, and Balmain, steamers, from Sydney; Bells, bnrquo, Sophia Ann and Changshu. steamers, from Sydney; Freetrader, barque, from Portland Bay ; Jennie Parker, returned to port; Marie, brig, and Manapourl, from Sydney. DEPARTURES,— To-day; Namoi, Alice, Elingatnite, Timaru, steamers, for Sydney: Helenslea, barque, for Valparaiso ; Firth ot Fay, barque, for Iquauque; Gosford, for Fort Stephens. Weather oloudy and dull, like roln. SYDNEY. ARRIVALS— JAN. 17. Manapouri, a.. 1788 tons, Captain A, S. Ewan, from Auck land, 13th January. [The other arrivals appeared in our iaaue of yesterday.] Allowrie, from the South Coast to Sydney. DEPARTUKES-Januaky 17. Industry, e.. for Adelaide, vlu Newcastle. Age, 8., for Melbourne, via Newcastle. Kameruka, s., for Southern ports. Cintra, s., for Brisbane and ports. Konoowarra, 0., for Melbourne and ports. [Br Telegraph.] ARRIVALS —To-day, Thursday. ' Lu...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
While a telegraph lineman was monkeying with a wire near Los Augeles the other day he waa attacked by an immense eaglo. He fought the bird with his hammer, stunned it with a lucky blow, hurried down and tied up his captive. A cheque for ^5,333,650 on tho bank o£ England, inpayment for the Kimberley diamond mines, is oaid to be the largest ever drawn..
Daily Weather Report. THURSDAY, 18TH JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
Daily Weather Beport. Thursday, 18th Janoaby. ' Armidale— East, fine. ' ? Aberdeen— South- West, dull, like rain. Branxton— Calm, showery. Bourke— North, showery. Breeza— Calm, flne. ? Boggabri— South-East, fine. . - Barraba— Calm, fine, clear. Binptaro— North-East, flne, clear. ' Brewarrina— Calm, fine, Cas-ilis— South, cloudy. Coolah — South-East, fine. Coonabarabran— South-Enst, fine. Coonamble— South-Enst, fine Clarenco Town— South-East, dull. Denman — Calm, dull. Dungog— South-East, cloudy, like rain. Greta — Calm, showery. Glen Innes— East, fine. Goodooga — East, ilno. Gunnedah— Calm, flne. Gundy — Calm, cloudy. - Jerry's Plains— Calm, cloudy. '.'?'? Muswellbrook— East, dull, like rain. Murrurundi— South, flne. Moonan Brook— Calm, cloudy. Merriwa— Calm, oloudy. Millie— South, flne. Moree— Calm, fine. Manilla— North, flne, dear. Mogil Mqgil— Calm. flne. MunRiiidi — East, tine. Newcastle— South-East, strong, cloudy, sea slight. Narrabri— East, flue. Pilliga— Calm, flne. Pntorson...
NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
NEWCASTLE. It will be recollected thai a young man named Schultz was rescued from a watery grave whilst bathing the other day. He since then took very ill, and was received into the hospital. His illness developed into inflammation of the lungs, and his condition gradually grew worse, and he succumbed last evening. He was only recently appointed to a puBiuiun no Liie uook g iiul x uouc ocnooi. Various annual meetings of institutions have boon taking place. Last evening the meeting of tho Islington Mechanics' Institute took place. Mr. John Kidd was appointed President for the coming year. The balanoe sheat showed satisfactorily. The Adamstown Institute also held its annual meeting on Tuesday. This was also in a satisfac tory condition, having a credit balance of £64 Is. With regard to the coal trade, a further develop ment took place at Stockton, where the manage ment have made a final offer to the men, which must be accepted or refused within 48 hours. The offer was 3s 2d a ton, tho...
THE POLITICAL SITUATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
THE I'OT-ITICAL SITUATION. A beginning waB made yeoterday of the political figbt. A» if nothing of any import ance had happened in December, Ministers met the House with a programme of measures, and apparently expected the Assembly also to be quiet. But it was not to be supposed that human nature could stand without protest the treatment meted to Parliament by the Government. And eopecially was it unlikely that eilence about the Government mie doing would be observed when the leader of the Opposition is ambitious of office. Consequently, when the As sembly met yesterday afternoon, Mr. R.-id moved as an amendment upon the Addrees in-Eeply the following words : — ' We feel bound, however, to inform your Ercellency that the conduct of Ministers in advising the Governor to prorogue Parliament on the 18th ultimo in the raids'; of an important session was utterly unjuBti&able. If the Ministers meant by that violent and arbitrary proceed ing to resent the vote enrrisd against them ...
MERRIWA A v. BUHNAN A. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
BlERntWA A v. BUNNAN A. A match was also played at Bunnan on Saturday. 13th January, between Merriwa A aud Bunnan A, which resulted in n wm tor the Herriwa team by 3 runs. The Bunntra team went m first, and were disposed of for 101 run», C. Loiran making top score with 23, and D. McDonald came next with 18. Ihe Merriwa team then went in and made 104- J H Bettington retired when he made 78, F. Howard coming next with 7. Appended tre the scores :— Mermwa. First Innings. J. H; Bettington, retired ? 75 A. Buchanan, run out ? , ? 4 T. J. Howard, h.o.w., b C. Logan ? 3 H.J. Block, bC. Logan ? 0 J. Saunders, b G. Saundera ? ;.....„ 3 F. Howard, b C. Logan ? ,. 7 Combo, run out..... ? , ? „ 0 A. Bettington, b C. Logan ? 0 J. Doyle, D C. Logan ? 1' W. Home, not out ? '1 J. Tickle, b G. Bell ? '„ 0 Sundries ? „ ? g Total ? ;.. ? ,104 BtJHNAN. Zirst Innings. S. Lawler, h.o.w.. b T. J. Howard ? 4 G. Bell, bT. J. Howard ? 10 C. Logan, run out ? 23 G. Saunders, bT. J. Howard ? g J. Goodworth, stu...