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LATEST MARKET NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Thursday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
LITEST MAEKET HEWS [Fbom the PrE8s Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY MARKETS. -r, . . , Thursday afternoon. ?uuciucoa uu-uuy wa,3 moderately good Flour, was quiet; roller sold at £8 12s 6d to £8 15s, new £8 5s to £8 10a ;. wheat, dull and plentiful, new milling brought 3s; chick wheat to 2s lid ; bran, q* oj J* ' P°llara' 8id t0 9-*;. maize, prime 33 8d, Tumut 3s 9d, medium 3s 3d to 3s 5d. Oats firm, prime bright feed 2a fld to 2s 7d: chaff, best £3 10a tn J?a.- iz* «--i ? sorts from £3 ; barley, Cape- 2a lid. Lucerne J?'™™ tel;oElver inferior £1 ]a to £2 5s, prime £2 1Oslo£3; hay, oaten bundles £3 to £4: onions Globe's £6 10a to £7, other sorts £5 10a to no -o- Po*atoei» easier, Clarence Eiver prime to £3, Hunter River £3, Warrnambool dull at £3 10s ta £4. Straw firm.;, local bundled £2 derrick pressed £2 5s. Butter in good de sold at 8Jd, factory 8d, dairy 6d to 7d. Bacon, ^CUr£di6*dJfc0 7d- ^chine-cured 5£d to Gd, middles 7d to 8$d j hams, colonial 9d to lid, Eng i1BVs»5° l8|ld'.Nr ...
West Maitland Police Court. THURSDAY, JAN. 18. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
'West Maitland Police Court Thursday, Jan. 18. The Police Magistrate (Mr. J. N. Brooks) and i Mr. H. Crothers, J.P., occupied tho Bench at tho West Maitland Police Court this morning. Drunks. — An offender against sobriety who was before the court two days in succession was fined 20s or seven days j another was discharged, it being his first appearance before the Bench. Indecent Language.— EdwardRobinson charged by Constable Turnbull with having made use of indecent language within hearing of persons passing in High-street on the 14th inst., pleaded not guilty, and was granted a remand until Monday at his own request, as he stated he had been unable to procure legal assistance to defend him. Maintenance. — Robert Dixon was charged by Ms wife Rebecca Dixon with neglecting to con tribute to the maintenance of his three children. Mr. J. H. Waller appeared for complainant. De fendant did not appear, but sent a telegram to the Bench stating that he was willing to pay fifteen shillings pe...
ADRIAN'S RELEASE. CHAPTER V. "SPEECH IS SILVERN; SILENCE IS GOLDEN." [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
Adrian's release. CHAPTER V. . ??-'SPflKCH IS. SILVERN; SILENCE IS GOLDEN.' ? ' I shall have a pleasant task this afternoon, Miss MacKeith,' eaid Adrian nest day, at lunch. ?*' Mother is driving over to HacUne3s to make some calls, and she has given the children a half holiday. They are going to spend it in the good old English pastime of archery. Have you ever shot with the bow and arrow ?' '?Ho, .never,' said Vida. 'But I have ever thought it must be a delightful amusement.' ' It was more than that in the old timeh,' said Adrian, laughing. 'When we lost the battle e£ Hastings, chiefly through the great superiority of the Norman archers, the value of the bow began to bo understood. Edward the Fourth, Richard tho Third, and other monarchs, passed Acts of Parlia ment encouraging the manufacture and use of the bow, and it was only the introduction of gunpowder which graduully rendered the bow useless as a weapon of war. But you shall try how you like ib aa an instrument ot sport. Lut ...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. « I HiRh Water at Sun Sun a g- I Newcastle. Rises. Sets. g-: ? ? |3 | Morn. Even. ' ? h m. n. m. | n. m. h. m January.. 18 Tliurs. s . 10 7.10 n 9.14 9 . 68 10 Fri. fi . 11 7 .'10 12 fi . 41 6 . 18 20 Snt. fl 12 7 . 10 13 C . 05 7 . 20 21 Sun. 5 . 13 7.9 14 7 . EG 8 . 23 22 Mon. 0 . 14 7.9 15 8 . 49 9 . 12 23 Tucs. G 15 7.8 16 9 . 35 ? 0 . flG 24 AVecl. 5 . 1C 7.8 17 10 . 1G 10 . 35 ? . Changes of the Moon. First Quarter. Monday, January 15, lOh. 14m. B.ra. Full Moon, Monday, January ^2, lh. IGm. a.m. Laet Quarter. Monday. January 2!). 2li. 5Gm. a.m. New Moon, Tuesday, February G, 7h. flOin. a.m.
Giants of the North. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
Giants of the XTorth. Nowhere will you see such noble specimens of adult humanity as in Stockholm's streets. The feature seems to pervade all classes, though it is not least striking among the nobility. Six feet is a common height for a man here, and really I do not believe I exaggerate in saying that men of six feet three or four inches are as abundant in Stockholm as men of six feet with us. The tallness of the women is just as notoworhy. Tou remark if; Ies3, however, because they are bo well proportioned. They say it is easy to tell by the size of the boots outside the doors which rooms of a hotel are occupied by the Swedish fair. This is a very endurable hit at the Swedish ladies. Though they do wear sixes or Bevens iu shoe leather, no sculptor would find fault with them on professional grounds. Moreover, they have most winsomo complexions, and, of course, blue eyes are nowhere more intensely blue than here. It is comfortable to know (I speak on tho evidonce of one of the pensum...
The Fourth Eegiment Volunteer Infantry. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
The Fourth Segiment Volunteer Infantry. A numerously attended meeting of the members of ' B' Company Fourth Regiment was held at the Company Orderly Room on Wednesday evening, for the purpose of inaugurating a contingency fund. Captain Sloan presided, and there were also present Lieutenant Scobie and Lieutenant Quarter-master MeGlirm. The Chairman expressed his pleasure at seeing such a large and enthusiastic gathering. He explained that the idea of the fund had originated from Lieutenant McGlinn, and he had much pleasure in recommending the proposal to their consideration. Should they consider it desirable to form a company fund as suggested, it would be their duty that evening to elect officers and trus tees for its proper administration. Lieut. McGlinn explained that the proposed fund would conduce to the interests of all concerned. His idea was that the members of the Company should annually contribute a small amount towards the establishment of a fund to be utilised in de frayi...
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
LATE NEWS BY CABLE, The following messages appeared in the Herrid. :— London, Jan. 17. An order was made at the Bow-street Police Court yesterday for the extradition to Eome of Signor Antonio Monzillo, formerly Director of the Department of Agriculture in Italy. He iB ?charged with having perpetrated extensive frauds on the Banca Eomana, the amount involved being £2,500,000. In nis speech at the opening of the Prussian Diet yesterday, the Emperor William alluded to the growing deficits, which he said, could only be obviated by a proper organisation of the financial system of the Empire. The deficit of last year — 25,000,000 marks — would be coveted by a loan. The French Chamber o£ Deputies has passed the bill providing for the conversion of the 4J per cent, rentes into 3i per cent. The Committee of Ways and Means in the United States House of Representatives proposes to make the reduction in the woollen duties effective in December next. Captain Wilson and Captain Barrow and the maj...
Moonan Brook Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
Moonan Brook Eaces. The following imposts havo been announced by Mr. W. C. Quinton, the handicapper, for the above races to come off on January 2G : — Opening Handicap; 1 mile. — The Jew 9-12, Planet 9-3, Islander 9-3, Nestor 8-11, E.W. 8-11, Cangon 8-9, Sir Charles 7-7, Cry.stalite 6-11, May Day 6-1], Toby 6-10, Leo 6-10, Astronomer 6-9, Modesty 6-9. Peveril 6-8, Puzzle 6-7. Flying Handicap, 6 furlongs. — Tbe Jew 10-0, Planet 9-G, Ilander 9-6, Nestor 8-13, Cangon 8-11, Sir Charles 7-10, Knuckle Duster 7-4, Crystalite 7-0, Toby 6-13, Maytime 6-13, Lecturess 6-12, Astronomer 6-12, Modesty 6-12, Peveril 6-11, Puzzle 6-7. The Jockey Club Handicap, 1 mile 1 furlong.— Tbo Jew 9-10, Planet 9-1, Ilander 9-1, Nestor 8-8, E.W. 8-8, Cangon 8-G, Sir Charles 7-5, Knuckle Duster 7-0, Crystalite 6-9, May Day 6-9, May Time 6-7, Astronomer 6-7, Modo3ty 6-7, Pevoril 6-7, Bess 6-7, Puzzle 6-7.
Gunnedah Jockey Club Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
G-unnedah Jockey Club Eaces. Thfi following imposts have been announced by Mr. W. C. Quinton, the handicapper for the above races to come off on the 26th of January. It will be noted that good fields hare been secured and a successful meeting should be the result. Flying Handicap ; 6 furlongs. — Welcome lOst. 121b, Acolade 10-12, Music7-2, Gold Drum 7-2, Hermit 7-2, Cypress 6-11, Madamoiselle 6- 11, Terrace Lad 611, Quondong 6-10, Gee «ee 6-10, Snap 6-10, Namoi Independent 6-10, Odie 6-10, Toby 6-10. Anniversary Handicap, one mile. — Bellman list. 81b.. Welcome 10-8, Reveal 7-0, Nestor 7-0, Twilight 7-0, Gold Drum 6-12, Hermit 6-12, Snip 6-7, Odie 6-7, Storm 6-7. Publicans' Purse, seven furlongs. — Bellman list. 101b., Welcome 10-10, Reveal 7-2, Nestor 7-2, Twilight 7-2, Gold Drum 7-0. Hermit 7-0, Cypress 6-9, Terrace Lad 6-9, Snip 6-9, Odie G-9, Storm 6-9.
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGEA1S. [From thb Press Telegraph Association.1 SYDNEY. Thursdav. A Bcene occurred in the Asaembly last night through Mr. Hindle directing attention to Mr. Copeland addressing the House in an evidently intoxicated condition. The Minister called Mr. Hindle 'a damned scoundrel' and walked to wards him with tha expressed intention of ' wring ing his neck.' The Speaker ordered the galleries to be cleared, and directed that Mr. Copeland be kept out of the Chamber the remainder of the night. The motion of censure debate was abruptly adjourned owing to the scene. After the Assembly adjourned, Mr. Copeland waited in the lobby with tho avowed determination of assaulting Mr Hindle, but the latter left the building by a side' door. Henry James Chisholm surrendered himself to day at the Parramatta police court on a warrant charging him with embezzling .£31 19s, the property of Messrs. Coates and Harper, timber merchants, Parramatta, his employers., He was remanded until Wednes...
PARLIAMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES. Wednesday, January 17. 1894. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
PAELIAMENT* OF NEW SOUTH WHALES.'' (Herald.) ' Wednesday. Jannary 17, 1894. In the Assembly, after the routine business had been dealt with, came the reading of the Governor's Speech by tho Speaker, and the appointment of a committee to prepare the Address in Reply. On tho return of the committee, the Clerk of tho House read the* result of their labours,— the Address in Reply, & printed document of half-a-dozen lines, expressing, in customary phrase, loyalty and attach ment to her Majesty's parson and Government, and thanks for the Governor's Speech. To Sir W. P. Manning fell the task of moving the adoption of the Address. In doing so he did not speak long. The subject iras not inspiring, and the hon. member contented himself with a few running comments on the measures mentioned in the Vice-regal speech. Mr. Morgan, who seconded the adoption of the Address in Reply was brief and to the point. When Mr. Morgan concluded his speech, the leader of tho Opposition rose amidBt the ...
No title Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
[Feoh the Press Telegraph Association.] Sydney, Thursday. The scene which occurred in the Assembly last night is the only topic in political circles this morning. The general opinion is expressed that it may tend to the retirement of Mr. Copeland from office. It is not known how the unfortunate affair may affect the Government when the House pro ceeds to vote on Mr. Beid's amendment. The Minister of Lands called on Sir George Dibbs this morning, and subsequently proceeded to his office. The nature of the interview is not known, but it is almost certain a Ministerial statement will be made this afternoon, and the announcement that Mr. Copeland intends to resign will not come as much of a Bixrprise. The Government organ in a Btrong article calls upon Mr. Copeland to resign forthwith. Members on both sides of the House express regret at the occurrence which tends to drag the dignity of Parliament in the dirt. Ministerial supporters loudly condemn Mr. Copeland's conduct, and especially ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
The Hexham Gas Company of England has adopted the penny-in-the-slot meter. By putting a penny in the slot a customer gets 22-J feet of ga3. The company sets up the machine and furnishes the necessary fixtures and a griller free of charge. If desired, pennies may be continuously put into the slot, until the index pointer registers duOtuet or gas. In this way customers pay about 3s Gd a thousand feet for their gas, or 5d a thousand more than the regular price, the extra charge being for the use of the fixtures and tho griller. The Russian aiithorities have forbidden the publication of marriage offers in the newspapers. There are about twenty men to one -woman holding life insurance politics. Wasps get intoxicated on the fermented juices of rotting fruit on the trees.
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London. Wedensday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
LAIJjM uAlfiiiiUJiAllla. [Fkom the Press Teleqbaph Association.! London. WednpRrJnv. The Banca Generale of Rome has applied for per mission to suspend payment for a given pnriod, owing to a run on the bank. The bank haa a large surplus. There is great excitement in Florida over the forthcoming fight between Corbott and Mitchell for the championship of the world. Tho Governor of tho State has again ordered the State militia, to prevent the fight.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
THE GREATEST OF ALL THE LIFE COMPANIES. :O: The Mutual Life Insurance Co. of Stew York, BSCBti&HD a. EficGIJIftDY, President TOTAL ASSETS EXCEED £37,000,000. Purely Mutual ; all claims settled on the spot immediately upon receipt of satisfactory proofs of death and title. PAID ON ACCOUNT OF POLICY-HOLDEES, £87,452,449. Fifty years' experience has taught the management of The. Mutual Life of New York the forms of insurance best adapted to popular requirement. Among these are tho lacomo Life. Policy,, Life Option Endowment, Sin Per Cent. Consol, and the Policies issued in honour of tho Jubilee Tear, namely, Tho Five Per CenS. Debenture, and Tho Continuous Instalment Policy Z. C. IREfflllE, General Manager for Australia. For information regarding the Company and the different forms of Insurance, apply to ALEX. MAC KNIGHT, Manager for New South Wales, 131 Pitt-street, Sydney; or to MB. EDWARD BL&BS, Agent for Maitland. ' 27 ' Ofl^ ^f!l^ «f-fM - ? ? FLAT PLUG' :: THICK TW...
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. COONABARABRAN. Wednesday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 18 January 1894
DISHMCT TELEGRAMS. [Feom our Coreespondknts.T CGOHABARaBRARS. Wednesdav evening. A meeting of the Progress Committee was held last night, at which Mr. J: Parker was elected President unopposed, and Dr. Failes, secretary, resigned. It was proposed by Mr. Nelson, seconded by Mr. Winter,, that Messrs. Collins, Sheldon, and' Kirkpatrick be requested to endeavour to have the same amount of money votedfor expenditure on the roads of this district as was voted for the year 1892r and that the Secretary be requested to communicate witit the members named;
Elizabeth of Austria. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 January 1894
Elizabeth of Austria. Soon after the marriage of the Empress Elizabeth of Austria she was visiting a barrack, when above the beating of drums in a distant courtyard she heard sharp cries of pain. ' What is that ?' she aBked. ' Merely soldiers undergoing the punish ing of the whipping-rods,' she was told. The young empress's attention was not to be diverted until she had made further inquiries; then she begged of her husband, as a wedding gift, that this barbaric punishment should be abolished. The new law on military punishments — of Janu ary 15, 18S5— shows that Franz Jo3ef yielded to her entreaties. Subsequently she had the chain ing of prisoners stopped, and many other hardships of soldiers and prisoners lessened. As these incidents indicate, she has a tender heart. The story is told of her that because one of the nurses of her little girl, Marie Valerie, was worried about her aged parents and little children, from whom she was separated, the Empress took a long ride twice a week...
Vertigo Induced by Height. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 19 January 1894
Vertigo Induced by Height. Chevereul's well-known experiments with the exploratory pendulum and the divining rod show that if we represent to our&elves a motion in any direction the hand will unconsciously realize it» says the Cincinnati Commercial Gazette, and com nunicate it to the pendulum. The tipping tables realize a movement we are anticipating through, the intervention of a real movement of the hands )f which we are not conscious. Mind-reading by those who divine by taking your hand where you have hidden anything is a reading of imperceptible motions by which your thoughts are translated without your being con Ecious of them. . . . ; In cases of fascination and vertigo, which are more visible among children than among adults, a movement is begun the suspension of which is prevented by a paralysis of the will, and it carries us to suffering and death. When a child I was navigating a plank on the river without a thought that I might fall. All at once the idea came like ...