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ELLALONG. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
ELLALONG. The weather for the past few weeks has been very changeable. At times one would think we were going to have a good downpour of rain, but it has cleared off with no more than a few thunderstorms, greatly against the expectations of the farmers and PTftzierR. The maize crops are badly in need of a shower, but if we had rain shortly the yield would be an abundant one. The straw crop is out of season, and the wheat crop is a seanty one, as the staff of life does not yield a good return in this locality. Ab regards sport, the game called cricket is the most enjoyed by our village people. There are two respected clubs in this small, quiet township, which appeared to have enjoyed the scientific game during the late holidays. Our boys on last Saturday wended their way to Branxton to meet the Brauxton cricketers on their own wicket. Tre day was fine and hot during the morning, but in the afternoon a storm arose, and prevented the match being played to a finish. The result of tho ma...
The Maitland Hospital. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
The Maitland Hospital. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of subscribers to the Mait land Hospital was held in the Committee Room of the Institution yesterday afternoon. The President (air. Seville D. Cohen) occupied the chair. There was a small attendance of suoscribers. Apologies were made for the absence of Mr. John Gillies, JU.Jf ., who ana gone to Sydney to attend the meet ing of Parliament, and Mr. R. Ross, who had to attend another meeting. After the U3ual formal business of reading the advertisement calling the meeting and the adoption of the last annual meeting, and of a special meeting, The Secretary (Mr. Thos. Hughes) read the annual report of the Committee, as follows : — Annual Report of the Mailland Hospital lor tlic Year emhil Z\st December, 1893. Although your committee are unable to submit their report for the past year iu such favourable terras, financially, aa on previous occasions, thev are nlenaed to state that far anrt obnvn all monetary considerations the Hosp...
DISTRICT NEWS. GRETA. REVISION COURT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
DISTRICT NEWS. [From otjb Coreespon-dents.1 GRETA. REVISION COURT. ?The Electoral Eevision Court for the Greta division of th-! Singleton electorate was held at the Greta Police Court on Wednesday, January 17, 1894, before Mr. Brooks, P.M. The following claims were allowed and placed on the list:— W. C. DoddB, 'JDhos. H. Hagan, Wesley iVyor, Thos. Hallidav. and .Tohn Pn.nlrhiir.qfc ; nnrl tho following claims were not allowed— Jas. Walker and Henry Muller. The list, after being revised, was found to con tain 708 names. The collectors for this division were Constable Snushall, Greta, and Constable Hogan, Branxton. — After the revision court was over, the following caseB were dealt with : The Greta Municipal Council against Moses Partridge, for erecting a fence on Anvil-street, and refusing to remove the same after due notice. Mr. A. B. Shaw, solicitor, who represented tho defendant, asked that the case be dismissed, as the by-laws under which the summons was taken out were ultra vire...
H. R. Farmers and Consumers Agency Co. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
H. R. Farmers and Consumers Agency Co. At the Company's sheds, South Maitland, yesterday, Mr. T. P. Nolan disposed of ;the following catalogue : — Butter 5d to lOd per lb., eggs 8d to Is per dozen, cheese 4d to 6d per lb., bacon 5d to 7d, lard 3d to -td, dripping 2d to 3d, beeswax 8d to lOd, honey 2Jd to 3d, (small tins) 2s 8d to 3s, (section) 4d to 5d, potatoes 40s to 80s ton, onions £7 to £8 103, melons 3s to 4s 6d doz., pumpkins 2s to 2s Od, grammas 3s to 4s 6d, piemelons 2s 6d to 4s, cucum bers 3d to 6d, tomatoes 2d to 10d, rock melons 2s Cd to 5s, sqnashes Is to 2s 6d, cabbage Is Gd to 2s 9d, rhubarb la to Is 9d, peaches Id to 6Jd, apricots 2d to 4d, pears 4d to 5~d, apples Id to 6d, oranges 3d to 8d, lemons 4d to Gd, passion fruit 2d to 3d, bananas 3d to Gd, plums 2Jd to 3d quart, peas 4Jd to 8d peck, beans 2d to 4d, pigs (alive) 5s Gd to 8s Gd each, bran 4s to 4s 9d per lOOlbs., pollard 4s 3d to 5s, chaff 2s 9d to 3s 3d bag, hay (lucerne) 45s to 55s per ton, (oaten) 35s to 50...
RINGWOOD V. BUNNAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
RINGWOOD V. BUNNAH. A cricket match was played between the Illngwood and Bunnan Excelsiors, which resulted in a win for the Kingwood team by 58 runs. The match was judged on the first innings, as a heavy storm fell while the ExceTsiora were having their second innings, which stopped the play for about half an hour, after the rain play was resumed and tne Excelsiors were dis posed of for 70. Eingwcod did not have their second innings. .Following are the scores :— Excelsiobs. Birst Innings. J. Webber, b Scully ? 1 J. Haydon, b Scully ? ., 0 R. Giles, 0 Ridley, b Scully. ? ;......... ? 1 J. Brown, b Scully ? , ? 0 T. Hayward, b Dreks ? , ? i G. Goodworth, o Egan, b Ronan ? 3 F. Corling, b Buchanan ? S J. Bennett, b Scully ? , ? 7 T. Webber, b Ridley ? 8 H. Hayward, b Konan ? 0 G. K»y, not out ? 3 Sundries ? IB Total ? ......;.....;... ? 41 'xoi t Innings. - T. Hayward, run out ? IB Goodworth, run out ? 7 J. Browo, h.o.w. ? 0 F. Corling, b Scully ? 1 J. Bennett, b Ronan.. ? 4 G. Bay, ru...
New South Wales Dairy-Farmers' Export Association. GRADER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
New South Wales Dairy Farmers' Export Association. grader's repobt. Gentlemen,— Butter packed and graded for the week ending January I3fch, shows a slight increase as compared with the results of tho previous week. The number of boxes prepared for export was 19G4 first grade, 231 second, 26 third, total 2221, equal to 55J tons nett weight, being 1 J tons in excess of last week s results. Owing to the excessive heat during the past week the butter which came to hand was very soft, more especially the consignments arriving in the market on Saturday morning, in a condition more like oil than butter, and which had to be repacked and put into the freezing rooms, without delay in order that the butter should be kept sweet. With reference to second and third grade butters a quantity is being disposed of in the local market, consequently a Ies3er number is available for export. The total quantity of boxes packed and graded ia connection with the Dairy Farmer's Export Associ ation for this s...
CRICKET. HALTON C. C. V. GRESFORD C. C. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
CRICKET: HALTON G. C. V. GRESFORD C C. The above clubs met last Saturday on thef ormer's ground for a friendly game of cricket, which resulted in a win for Balton on the first innings by 107 runs, rain stopping the completion of the game. Gresford C. C. First Innings. G. Grey, b A. G. Lawrio ? 0 A. Ebbeck, c S. Lawrie, b A. G. Lawrie ? 17 J. McCloy, run out ? 0 G. Glen me, c A. Lawrie, b A. G. tawrie ? 2 A. McGInnes, b A. G. Lawrie ? 0 C. Arthur, c K. Lawrie, b A. G. Lawrie ? 0 K. Scobie, b J. W. Lawrie ? 1 ? 17 F. Brookcr, c T. Leake, b A. G. Lawrie ? 10 C. Delohery, b A. G. Lawrie ? 4 E. Healy, c J. Lawrie, b A. G. Lawrie ? ? 3 I'. Grey, not out ? ...„., ? 0 Sundries] ? 6 Total ? 65 Second Innings. ? C. Delohery, c J. Lawrie, b G. Leake ? 10 F. Grey, not out ? 8 A. Ebbeck, not out ? 5 Sundries ? i Total ? 27 Halton C. C. jpirst Innings. ' ? ? ' A. G. Lawrie, c J. McCloy, b C. Delohery ? 27 S. Lawrie, c G. Glennie, b A. Ebbeck ? O J. W. Lawrie, b G. Grey ? 86 T. Leake, Ibw, b A. Eb...
ITEMS OF INTEREST. [ORIGINAL AND SELECTED.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
ITEMS OP INTEREST. [OniOINAL AND SKLECTED/l It was of a colonel (the brilliant if erratic Teddy Oakes) that people told the tale how, being at sea in a violent storm when hope was abandoned, and the passengers were bidden to pray, his nearest approach to orison was — ' Oh, Pilot, 'tis a fearful night !' It was a colonel who, according to fable, aeciarea cnac on a voyage round tho Uape his ship was spoken (thousands of miles from land) by a man in a tub who would not come on board tho ship, but took in a supply of biscuit and water, and was left in mid-ocean. It was a colonel from whom the wily snake escaped by entering a bamboo tail first, after the colonel had twice pulled it from that refuge by the tail. And, according to popular belief, a colonel told that story about the quail, which nearly resulted in his nrornnt discomfiture. For that colonel described a flight of quail that clouded the sky, and then, having settled, covered the parade ground in close-packed swarm ; and he tol...
ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
ECHOES OF SP0ET. Men who go a racing wore not much alivo to their own interests whilst the famous ' Sequuh' was in town, else they would have invested some of their surplus cash in his preparation which is said to be a well nigh marvellous remedy for stiffness. Not for themselves. Oh, no ! Just fancy a man arrived with a few bottles of the liniment, some money, a little information, and an opportunity for a private interview in the saddling paddock of a race day with some horses we well know ! A little mild excitement is prevalent in tho breasts of some provincial Victorian horsoowners, owing to the expressed determination of the com mittee of the Casterton Racing Club to publish the names of defaulting nominators in the local news paper. If the libel law does not step in and protect them that is about the only way the careless gentlemen can be reached, for they cannot be placed on the forfeit list, as the rules say that unless the entrance foe is paid at time of entry the latter is...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
LOCAL HEWS. Cricket at Wattagan Creek. — We cannot print reports of cricket matches played in the Dark Ages. Tho dates of the play sent in are December 29 and 30. The Victoria Bridge. — Public meetings will be held this evening in East and West Maitland ior Tine purpose or tailing s^epa to iixipi-eub uyvu mo Minister of Works the urgency of erecting immedi ately a suitable bridge to replace the present inse cure structure known as the Victoria Bridge. West Maitland Co-operative Baking Society. —The half-yearly meeting of this Society takes place this evening at eight o'clock in the old Masonic Hall, when the usual business will be transacted. Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales. — Me. F. Webster, the energetic secretary of the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales, has sent us the attractive schedule of prizes to be distiibuted at the Exhibition of the institute named to be held in Sydney from the 21st to the 27th March. ' Hebe's To 'ee.' — With the Season's Greeti...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. Sib, — In reply to a letter signed 'Humanity dealing with capital punishment, he takes the Bible as his guide, but he fails to quote one passage in support of his contention. He surely must shut his eyes and grope in darkness when he fails to see where the Bible nlainlv lavs down the law, 6aying ' An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth,' and ' He that sheddeth man's blood his blood shall be shed also.' Now, Sir, I have an opinion that capital punish ment is in a great measure a deterrent ot crime, as the very thoughts of dying on the gallows at the hands of a common hangman causes many a stout heart to quail. ' Humanity ' s?ems to think that hanging a man is taking him in cold blood. Well, no doubt it is to a certain extent, but on the second thought of any- sensible man it is not in viewing the matter at in the light of reason. Now, to take the matter at a general starting point, does ' Humanity' think of the punishment the murderer inf...
STEWART'S BROOK. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
STEWART'S BROOK. We are enjoying very fair weather at present. Considoring the time of year the heat is not intense. On Saturday last we were treated to a welcome thunderstorm with rain enough to freshen the gardens up. There is a vast difference in the appearance of the grass here and that of the pad docks a few miles lowor down. Our hottest days only last a very few hours. Cool nights and de licious crisp mornings are our general portion. This programme to a certain extent compensates for our tedious winter. The general health of the field has not been up to standard of late. A kind of English cholera has been very prevalent, parti cularly among the young members. Constable McCurley this morning arrested a man named Peter Martindale on suspicion of having stolen some nuggets of gold from the hut of Rode rick McDonald. When searched pieces of gold resembling those missing were found on him. The case will be heard in Scone. This is the second stealing case from here occurring within...
BLACKVILLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
BLAGKVILLE. The Weather. — We have had some very trying weather this summer, so far. Some days have been regular scorchers, othera nice and mild. About Christmas and New Year the weather was terribly hot and dry. Since then I am pleased to say a pleasant change has taken place. On Friday, the 5th mst., a thunderstorm culminated and fell, amounting to 117 points. This welcome fall has done a great deal of good to the country in and about this part; it has revived vegetation to a great extent. Since the above rainfall we have had several other oneB. On Friday and Saturday, the 12th and 13th instant, nice thunderstorms fell here, amounting to 23 and 36 points respectively, at the usual hour in the morn ing. Tho heat here on Friday and Saturday wa3 very severe again, and as sultry, I think, as I ever found it. We thank our Heavenly Father for the gift he has sent us, as we were much in need of such a heavenly gift, the rainfall He has sent us. I append the rainfall for the year 1893 : y...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
DEATHS. O'HEAKN —Died at her parents' residence, Currency 'Lass Hotel AVeet Mtiitland, on the 15th January. ISO*. Mary. tbo beloved daughter ot John nnd Susan O'Hearn, aged ne year and nine monjhg. 207 YOUNG —At her parents' residence, St. Andrew-street, West MaitlandTon I3th January, 1894, Kathleen, dearly beloved daughter ot John and Mary Young ; aged C months. K.I.P. Oh'. .Lord, our little Kathleen Hoi none from earthly life ; Where Bhe shall dwell with thee aDOTe, Far from this earthly strife. Inserted by her loving parents, John and Mary Young. 201 YOUNG.— At her parents' residence. St. Andrew-Btreet, West Maitland, Janutry 13th, 1894, Kathleen, dearly beloved daughter of John and Mary Young ; aged G months. Inserted by her loving unole, Michael Cullen^ ? 201
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. To-Monnow, Friday, Januabt 10. Mr J N. Bkunkeh, at Newcartle, at ten, farm and dairy 'produce, on account of II. K. Farmers. ,...,, Edw Hicgens. Marshall, and Co., at the Municipal Yards, MuBwellbrooK, at two, 710 store bullocks. H E Faksiebs and Consumers Co., at the Western -Markets, Newcastle, at ten, dairy produce, iruit, pigs, Mr.PH?lO^TEiLL, at Newcastle, dairy produce poultry. &o. TnSDECK, Son, and Co. (in conjunction with 1. Sullivan and Son) it the Exchange, Sydney, at half-past two, the well known Yurraman Estate, comprising 4,314 acres. ? gHIPPBMG. PEIIISfJUR & OlIBiTAL S. H. C01PA1Y. ff^HE ROYAL MAIL STEAMSHIPS of the JL above Company will be despatched from Circular Quay (Macquarie Point) and from Mel bourne and Adelaide on the following dates at NOON FOB LONDON (Touching at the usual intermediate ports en route) ?=i^uu ^ Leave IeavE Leave Steamer.. g Commander. Sydney HcWrTie Ade £ - Noon. . « laiae. Yaletta ? 4019 R. F. Br...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. Kitctten Gauden : Continue to bow for succession peas beans, turnips, carrots, lettuce, par nips, radish, parsley, and al' herbB. cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery Pull up forward crops of keeping onions, and stop shoots of pumpkins, vegetable marrow, cucumbers, &c. Water plant' that have lately been put out.seid beds, and young fceedlings — JKlo-h-kr Garden : Nothing spoils Hie appearance of a garden 90 much no weeds and dead leaves: there should be removed as they appear. Water BhouM not be spared, care being taken to du so only alter the sun has gone down. Trim and regulate yiumn Asuililiu-. lll.l^ L»l ^ll^U.UU. OiUACUMU UUIC'lUliy 11U Up .inch uh rccjuire it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching Wi'ldiiy sun.— Orchard and Fruit Garden : Bud fruit f::ees, roses, and choice shrubs Carefully attend to vines, If tpiu-« them free from weeds and insects. Gather ripe fruit, 2.:m what is superflu...
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
THE DAY. Januart 18.— St. 1'eter'a Chair at Home. St. Paul and . Thirty-six Companions in Ejjypt. St. I'riaca, virgin and martyr, about 275. St. Delcoiua, abbot, 7th century. St. Uifried, binhop and martyr, 1028. Horn.— Ch. Montesquieu, 1G39; Dr. John Gillies, historian, Dieih— Archangelo Corelli. 1713 ; Sir Samuel Garth, 1719 : J. Baskerville. 1775 ; Sir John 1'ringlc, 1782. Events.— Death of the Peasant Countesfl. Surah ol Exeter, heroine ol the poem 'Jhe Lord of JJurlcigh, Tennvson, 17!)7. Death «ml funeral of a North American fquaw, '? The Diving Mouse,' in London, 1830.
Sydney Wool Market. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
Sydney Wool Market. [Bt Telegraph.] Thursdav. Messrs. Goldabrough, Mort, and Co., Limited report r We offered yesterday 4,300 bales of wool to the usual laigo attendance of buyers. ? Although the news regarding tho opening of the January series of sales in London, received during the fore noon was not too encouraging, our sale was marked by considerable animation and strong biddintr m ? y- '=1U° muuu Wle Bame as previously reported. Medium to good greasy and scoured were in the. besfc demand, and sold rather in vendors' favour wnrtat low qualities were a shade easier ? bulky pieces and good locks were eagerly competed for at unchanged rates. 3330 bales were disposed of good greasy merino selling at 8}d, medium greasy crossbred to 7$d, good scoured to 14-4 d, scoured pieces to 13Jd, and scoured second pieces to 12d
LATEST BANKRUPTCY. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17. VOLUHTARY SEQUESTRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
LATEST BANKRUPTCY. Wednesday, January VI. VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATIONS. Harry Bartlett, of debtors' ward, Darlinghurat. Mr. E. M. Stephen, official assignee. Jane Hogg, of North Sydney, boardinghouse keeper. Mr. L. T. Lloyd, official assignee. Charles Linkenbagh, of Nowra, bootmaker. Mr. A, Morris, official assignee. William Coss, of Cowper-street, Waverley, blacfc smith ; also, fruiterer and confectioner. Mr. E. M. Stephen, official assignee Ernest Neville Solomon, of Erne, Bondi-road, near Sydney, formerly trading as Jewellers and Goldsmiths' Company, of Goulburn (Ernest N. Solomon, manager). Mr. A. Morris, official assignee.