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DISTRICT NEWS. LOCHINVAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
DISTRICT HEWS. [From our Correspondents.] LOGHIFtSUAGS. Fire.— About 2 a.m. on Thursday last a fire broke out at Mr. Joseph Cliffs, near the Railway Station, Lochinvar, and a large shed and contents were totally destroyed. The origin of the fire is not known. Strange to say, a similar fire happened at the same place six months ago, and precisely at the same hour, with similar results. The complimentary banquet to Mr. Charles Keys, which took place at the Lochinvar Hotel on Thurs day night, proved a great success. Lochinvar, 19tn January, 1891.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. POSITION OF THE GOVERNMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. POSITION OF THE GOVERNMENT. Sib, — Upon my return to town this evening my attention was directed to your leading articles of Thursday and Friday last, and I take the earliest opportunity of stating that notwithstanding your opinion that tho present Government is not worthy or continuing in office, I am still convinced that it is in the best interests of the country generally that Sir George Dibbs and his party should at the present juncture bo continued in office. Of course you and I differ upon this score, and I take a pride in so differing from the position taken up by you and others who follow your advice. Bub this I would just observe in passing. Your opinion, and that of newspaper editors generally, is formed mostly upon hearsay and what you read concerning the doings of the Government, the Opposition, and the Labour party. My opinion is formed from what I see and know; and I have never yet given a vote without first considering tho best interests of thos...
ADRIAN'S RELEASE. CHAPTER VII. AN UNWELCOME MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
ADRIAN'S BELE&SE. CHAPTER VII. AN UNWELCOME MEETING. For some weeks after the memorable day on which Adrian had rescued Vida from almost certain death, his mental worry and anxiety were pitiable, though he strove successfully to conceal it. He waa, indeed, in a terribly difficult position. Married secretly, yet engaged to a girl whom he truly loved. He had induced Vida not to speak of what pasfed on the reef of rocks that memorable morning, and she had willingly consented. His re quest surprised her a little; but she would have done far more than that for his sake. ' My life is yours, dear Adrian,' she said, looking up into his face. ' I will do this gladly for you ; it ia not much to ask. You shall tell your mother nnd sisters of our betrothal whenever you think the fit ting time has come. I have allyour love, and that is more than enough for me.' So he was safe for the present. But it can be easily imagined how heavily the burden of his guilty secret pressed upon him. 'How...
Review. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
Review. the Historical Records of New South Wales. Vol. II. — Grose and Patoraon. Demy octavo. 936 pages. Edited by P. M. Bladen, barristerat law. By Authority. Sydney : Charles Potter, Government Printer. Some time ago, the Government of New South Wales came into possession of a great collection of records relating to the early history of Australian colonisation, and under the title of The History of .New iSoutft, Wales from. t7ie .Records, Mr. G. B. Barton compiled volume I. of a ' history' which it was 'intended Bhould exhaust the supply of documents. Mr. Barton in his volume assimilated the information which the records supplied, and gave it in the form of a continuous narrative, with extracts from the documents Illustrated and elucidated. The plan of treatment was not a conspicuous success. Volume I. of the history is a . most irritating volume. The tale which was to be told might be interesting in one narration, but oft told it became wearisome in the extreme, and Mv. Barton d...
GRETA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
GRETA. Miners' Meeting. — A special general meeting of the Greta miners was held at the Masonic Hall on Thursday afternoon, to hear the report of the special delegates, who were deputed to go round the lodges in the district to explain the position of those men whom the Delegate Board refused to put on the strike roll to receive their pay. Before the report was given an appeal was received from James Murray for his portion of the .£35 granted by the district for distribution among the members of the lodge. The appeal was upheld, and it was decided that Murray receive his portion. At this stage, although a special invitation had been given by the chairman for the Press to be in attendance at the meeting, a motion was moved and seconded for pure cussedness that the press be excluded, when the motion was put to the meeting two hands were held up in favour of it. Mr. W. Jackson and Mr. W. Patrick gave their report with reference to visiting the various lodges. It seems that some of the ...
MERRIWA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
MERRIWA. The weather for the past few weeks has been very changeable, with occasional showers. A very painful accident occurred to Master Charley Bettington, youngest son of Mr. J. B. Bettington, at Brindley Park. While riding at a brisk pace through a gateway the gate swung too, and the little fellow had one leg broken. We learn that under the care of Dr. O'Flanna?sn he ia making good progress to recovery. Mr. Patrick Logan, of Collaroy, died on Friday last, and by hi3 death another link is removed which connected Merriwa of the present with Merriwa of the long past. The deceased came to this district fifty years ago, and some forty years since kept the old Eoae Inn and was a prominent figure upon the turf, his stable being represented by Orlando, Planet, Sanco, Little John, and others. Mr. Logan was a native of Newry, County Down, Ireland, and was near eighty years old at the time ef his death. He leaves a widow and grown family. The local branch of A. J.S. Bank has removed to mor...
RAYMOND TERRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
RAYMOND TERRACE. The revision of the electoral roll for the Raymond Terrace portion of the electorate of Gloucester took place to-day (Friday), Mr. C. E. Middleton, P.M., conducting the proceedings. The following per sons applied to have their names added to the roll : Walter Eichard Brown, Nelson's Plains ; William Brown, Tea Gardens; J. Fraser, Hawke's Nest ; J. Kingsinill, Tea Gardens : and F. Norman, Port Stephens. The application of the first named was granted, and the others disallowed, on the ground that the appli cants were not present, and their notices were in formal. On the application of the collectors of the roll the names of the following were struck out : H. Morris, G. Cox, H. Cox, JaB. Cox, Jas. Cox, jun., Jos. Cox, Thos. Cox, W. Dawson, Chasi Dixon, W. Johnson, C. Charles, David Shearman, JaB. Shearman, W. Simpson, Stanley Smith, and A. Haddock, residents of Longbight ; T. Kearney, C. Mexan, E. Neale, Miller's ForeBt, and W. B. Shelley, Teligherry. The collector sta...
VACY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
vacy. Sickness in various forms has been very prevalent in our little district for some time past, principally among the young, although we hear occasionally of complaints from the elder ones. No doubt a great deal of the sickness is due to the very oppressive weather. Our school has had to close through measles, and all will be pleased when this epidemic has passed. We have had a few very refreshing showers lately but nothing short of a week's rain would do much good. Crops are looking pretty well, considering the dry season. The potato crop in some parts being excep tionally good, Mr. Clarke having the prolific yield of 110 bags to the acre, Mr. Smith's crop surpassing this with the excc-lltntyield of 118 bags to the acre, being a far heavier crop than Mr. Smith anticipated ; and the yield of fruit in some of our orchards this year has been prolific. But I am sorry to eay that the foxes have made their appearance amongst us, and [ am sure it would be a great boon if a shoot ing pa...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 20 January 1894
BIRTH. &nbsp; &nbsp; SIMPSON-At the residence of her mother, Mrs. Hubert, East Maitland, on the 2nd January, the wife of Geo. N. Simpson (Boads Office, Stroud). of a daughter. 224 DEATH. LOGAN —On 12th January instant, at his residence, Collaroy, &nbsp; &nbsp; Patrick Logan, aged 78 years, leaving a wife and numerous &nbsp; &nbsp; family to mourn his demise.Requiescat in pace. 226 &nbsp; &nbsp;
TRAINING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
TRAINING NOTES. There was a fair amount of work this morning on the Randwick tracks. Kostellaa and' The Captain were the first pair to work, their journey being a mile, which was done in limn. 48Jsecs. by Eostellan, who finished in front. Launceston beats Floirie over a similar journey in lmin. 48Jsecs., the mare fighting it out well. Loyalty cantered. Candour went about two mile3 at a canter, arid then brushed home. Veno covered a mile in lmin. 5().Jseca., finishing well. Newman easily defeated. Denmau once rouad ia 3min. 443ecs., the last mile being run in lmin. 56;l-sec3. Col larette and Entangle had a great tussle over four furlongs, when Collarette appeared to most advantage. Lady Trenton put in strong work on the tan, Dan O'Connoc also going at a alow pace. In a capital gallop over a mile and three furlongs thn perfocmei-3 were Donation, Camoola, Pulvil, and Escapade for the first mile, and Escapade held a strong lead ; after that sho tired and gave place to Donation, who beat...
WARWICK FARM RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
WARWICK FARM RACES. The following handicaps have been declared for Saturday's meeting at Warwick Farm : Hurdle. Eace.— Anarrow 11-9, Waratah 11-7^. Bettina 11-5, Hegira 11-3, Amulet 10-7, Lord Plau sible 10-4, Billy 10-0, Kilmany 9-9, Mark Twain 9-9, First Lord 9-7, The Broker 9-7, Over 9-5, Marque 9-5, Irrara 9-3, Coghill 9-3, Glitter 9-3, Eomnlus 9-0, Martinet 9-0. Nursery Handicap.— Loch Isle. 8-7, Enid 8-5^. Lady Margaret 8-5, Theesalien 8-3, Unison 8-3^ Merridong 8-0, Vesta 8-0, Eose 7-11, Noble 7-11, Glenullin 7-9, Glendennon 7-7, Gaulus 7-5. Novelette 7-3, Scotch Las3ie 7-3, Loch Awe 7-3, Entangle 7-0, Invaderess 6-7, Eeeonstrustion 6-7, Tarrien 6-0. Welter Mile.— Hercules 11-9, Cadet 11-7, Zin gara 11-3, Eostellan 11-3, Escapade 11-0, Kingoraffr 10 9, Dreamer 10-7, Volney 10-5, Juan 10-3,. Aurelius 10-0, Waratah. 10-0, Mountain Deer 10-0, Claverhouse 10-0, Loving Cup 10-0, Geebung 10-0, Donster 9-11, Hugo 9-9, Moscow 9-9, Faux Pas 9-9- Komisch9-7, Eedan 9-7, Mildred 9-7, Cor...
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Monday afternoon. SYDNEY TURF CLUB RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
LATE S?Q!ffl6 IEWS. [From the Press Telegraph Association^ Monday afternoon. SYDNEY TURF CLUB RACES. The following handicaps were issued this forenoon; for the Anniversary meeting at Eaudwick : — Hurdle Ka.ce.— Cadet 12-3, Cape Pigeon 12-0, Whitefoot 11-9, Brisbane 11-7, Escort 11-3, Auc tioneer 11-0, Anarrow 11-0, Barzan 10-11, Bettina 10'9, Hegira 10-7, Hilma 10-5, Associate 10-3, Strephon 100) Vanguard 9-11, Amulet 9-9, Billy 9-5, The Boss Tailor 9-3, First Lord 9-0, Marqufr 9-0, Marigold 9-0, Curio 9-0, Glitter 9-0 Corinthian Plate. — All Sorts 13-3, Hnronlea ii-]i.n«rifihn.n 'nnrnVof.M 11.7 nnoon-iV»-/M,n.Vi ti.t Eostellan 11-5, Zingara 11-5, Escapade 11-3, Hermife 11-3, Cape Pigeon 11-0, Hegira 10-11, Whirlwind 10-11, Ulric 10-9, Volney 10-9, Juan 10-7, Nihilist 10-7, Hilma 10-5, Olivera 10-5, Aurelius 10-3, His Eminence 10-3, His Reverence 10-0, Uabba 10-(V Moscow 10-0, Hugo 9-11, Faux Pas 9-11, Paradox 9-9, Eover 9-9, Dutch Hoe 9-9, Fidelite 9-9, Shiras. 9-7, Barney 9-7, Bri...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
LULiM DIULibfilAIS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.J London. Mondav. A large number of Tonquinese pirates succeeded in drawing a Frencla force into ambush near Caihuih, and then made an attack upon them, killing and wounding 22, including several officers. The Government of the South African E,epublic (Transvaal), has demanded from the British South Africa Coy, an explanation of the changes made by Captain Fruncis that orders were given to- Commander Raall's column not to make any prisoners and that a number were shot.
THE DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
THE DAY. Jakoaht 22.— St Vincent, martyr at Valencia, 304. St. Anastaelus, martyr in Aa-yria, G*8. Born.— Francis Bacon, Xord Verulam, 1(101 ; Sir Robert Cotton, 1070; V. Gi?nendi, 1M2; Gotthold Leasing, 1729; George Lord Kyron, London, 1788. Died.— George Stcevcn°. editor o( Sliakupuare, Ilampstead, 1800; John k. Hlumenbaoli, physiologist, 1810; Kicliard WeBtall, painter, 1850. Evaiis.— Inauguration oi the South Sen Bubble. 1720. Death Of a widow, Jean Countcaa ol Roxburgh, nged HO, who had been a widow 71 years, 1753. She w;i-- one of tlie last surviving personB born under the Commonwealth.
LATEST MARKET NEWS [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
LATEST MARKET IEWS [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Monday afternoou. The large quantity of produce to hand at Kedfern market naturally affected trade to some extent, and business for the remainder of the month is certain to be of a hand-to-mouth description. Flour is quiet— roller sold at £8 12s 6d to £S 15a, new £S 5s to £8 10s ; wheat, dull and plentiful— new milling 3s, chick wheat 2s lid to 3s j bran, 7d j pollard, 8Jcl ; maize — prime Tumut 3s 7Jd, medium 3s 3d to 3s ? 5d'; oats, firm, prime bright feed 2a 7d to 2s 3d ; chaff— best £3 10s to £3 15s, other sorts from .£3, very prime »* j Daney, (jape, zs 1 ici ; lucerne nay — Hunter Eiver inferior £1 Is to £2 os, prime, £2 10s to SZ ; hay, oaten, bundles, £3 to £Z 15s ; onions — Globes ,£6 10s, other sorts £0 10s to £G j potatoes — Clarence Kiver prime to .£3, Hunter River .£&, Warrnambool (dull) £3 10s to £4. ; straw firm, local bundled £2, derrick pressed £2 5n ; butter in jiood demand — creamer...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. „ I Hikii Water ut Sun Sun 'a -jj jl Newcastle. Kises. . Sets. %%- ? IS | Morn. Even. .1 II M. I II. M. H. M. II. M January.. 22 Mon. 5.14 7. 9 15 8.40 9 . 12 23 Tues. 5.15 7.8 1G 9.39 9 . fio' 24 Wed. 6 10 7. 8 17 10.10 10. 85 2u ThuM. 5.17 7.7 IS 10.84 11 . 12 26 Fri. 8 19 7.7 19 11 . 30 11 . 59 27 Sat. 5 20 7 . 0 20 — . — 12 . 7 . m_ ? 28 Sun. I 5 HI 7 . 0 21 12 . 27 12 ? 40 CnAMGES op tiie Moon. Full Moon, Monday, January 22, in. 10m. a.m. Last Quarter. Monday, January 29, 2b. 5Gm. a.m. New Moon, Tuesday, February 0, 7h. 50in. a.m. First Quarter, Tuesday, February 13, 8h'.4Sin. p.m.
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
~' -LATEST' ' [Fkom the Press Telegram: Association.] SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. Voluntary; sequestration : Wm. Wilmot, miner, Teralba 5 James Ccrbett, labourer, Plattsburg. Mr. G. H. Smithers wa3 this morning congratu lated by several members of the legal profession, upon his recent elevation to the metropolitan bonciv of stipendiary magistrates. Matters political are quiet, tho chief interest; being centred in Mr. Copeland, whose position will probably be fully discussed by the Cabinet this afternoon, when a decision ?will be arrived at as to whether the Minister of Lands' resignation will bo accepted or not. A variety of opinions have been expressed as to the propriety of refusing to ac cept the resignation. A sectiou of the House are not in accord with the administrative ability exhibited by the ex-Minister, and who are strongly opposed to his remaining in the Government They claim that during the remainder of the session Ministers can get on with the work proposed to be done wit...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. Kitchen Garden : Continue to sow lor succession peaE- beans, turnips, carrots, lettuce, par nips, radi»h, i)arsley, and al1 herbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, Sc. Truusplnnt leeks and celery, Pull up forward crops ol keeping onions, and stop shoots of pumpkins, vegetable marrow, cucumbers, Sec. Water plants thst have lately ;-een put nut, set d beds, and young Feedlings — Flower Garden: Nothing spoils the appearance of n garden BO much as weeds and dead leaves: these should be removed as wuvjr u^jjuui. »i ait:r nuuuiw iiui uu sjtaruu, umu uuing luKCu 10 do BO only ailer the 6im hi'.* gone down. Trim and regulate plants Dahlias may bo plained. Sta^cand cnrefully tie up Buoh as require it. Shade ('.elicatp plants from the ecorchinj: midday sun.— Orchard and Fruit Garden: 15ud fruit trees, rosee, and choice shrubs Cnrefully attend to vines, keeping them five from weeds and insects. Gather ripe fruit, Thin what is superfluous. Birds ure very...
CRICKET. HALF HOLIDAY v SUPERIOR PUBLIC SCHOOL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
CRICKET. HALF HOLIDAY v SUPERIOR PUBLIC SCHOOL. A match took place on Friday afternoon between the Half Holiday C.C. and the EaBt Uaitland Superior Public School on the East Maitland Reserve. The match, whioh was very ex citing, resulted in a win for the Half Holiday by G runs. For thewiDnera Kins 7, Kedwell 7, Fred Brighton 12, C. Brighton 13 batted best, while for the losers F. Sludd 16, Clay 13, Stumbles and Forrest 11, batted well. F. Aludd and Clay were in great form with the ball, the latter securing 7 ior no. BnrgesB und Brighton bowled well for the winners. The following are the scores. East Maitland Half-Homdat. first Innings. ' . C. Brigbton, b F. Mudd ? 2 J. Hill, b F. Clay ? 6 A. King, b F. Mudd ? ; ? 7 — Kedwell. b F. Clay ? ,„.. ? 7 H; BurgeEB, 0 B. Humphreys, b Mudd ? 2 A. Lackey, b F. Clay ? 1 P. Brighton, 0 F. Mudd, b Clay .: ? 12 F. Terry, 0 Clay, b Mudd ? 0 S. Burgess, not out ? 0 H. Tulip, b F. Clay ? s A. Hoad, b F. Mudd ? ...;................, 1 Sundries ? .,.,...