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Here and There. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
Here and tfhere. [By J.I I think the majority of the people of New South Wales will proclaim, ' Oh, let us be joyful,' that the government 01 the colony is not to be handed over to brazened-faced adventurers, whoare the foremoafc on the Opposition benches in the pre sent Parliament. Bankrupts, adulterers, ex* ? drovers, and shearers' cooks, led hr n. Tiniitiniil Biddy Moriarfcy, whose speeches throughout the country have been tho disgust of the city and country press. A man who has been before the country as a politician for fifteen years and occupied the position of a Minister of the Crown on more than one occasion and failed to benefit the colony by even a suggestion much less to leave his name on the Statute book as a benefasfcor. Yet this mounte bank is surprised that the Government 'will con tinue to hold office after the division which defeated his motion of censure, aud cries ' Crucify them.' ******** In what does humiliation of the Dibbs Govern-- ment consist? In administeri...
Queensland Stock Movements and State of the Country. (Queenslander, January 20.) [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
11 Queensland Stock Movements and State of the Country. (Quecnslander, January 20.) The wet season may be said to have begun this week in most parts of the colony, and pastoralists and others whose prosperity depends directly upon the weather are satisfied with the prospect that lies before them. In some of the northern districts where dry weather has prevailed for a lonw «mQ copious rains have been experienced, assuring at leaatone more good season. The Wide Bay and Burnett district has had almost too much rain, Sin. being the record for a few days. With last year's experience fresh in memory the inhabitants of the country along the rivers have feared a flood, but happily their expectation has not been realised up to the present. In the far north-weat, although the amount of rain that has fallen haB been slight and somewhat patchy, the prospect is more encouraging than it has been for some time past. Cooktown, January 13.— Heavy rain fell here to-day, and is still falling. Mat-town...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 22 January 1894
LIST OF PERSONS AUTHORISED TO Sell the 'JSffaitland Mercury. siirsro-XjE copies CAN FB0H THE UNDERMENTIONED PERSONS:— West ESsltlantf. Mesara. R. BLAIR St SONS, Bookseller* Htgh-jtreet M?..W. G. LIPSCOMB, Bookaellet, Elgh ' street Mr. EDWARD BLAIR, Bookseller, High-Bfcreefc Mr, THOS. DIMMOCK, Printer High-street . Mr. W. T. POULTON, Bookeeller, High-street Mr. J. GRACE, Louth Park Road Mr. A. D. M'DONALD, Tobacconinfc, High-street ME. G-EO. BDXTON', Tobacconist, etc., High-street And from BQYS IN THE STREET?1 East Maitland. Mr. DAVID LEY, Chemist And from BOYS IN THE STREETS. Buchanan. Mrs. THOS. AVISON, Storekeeper Morpeth. Mr. J. E. JBTJTLER. Hlnton. MR. A. SEARLES, Saddler. Paterson. Mr. J. HAG-AN, Auctioneer Wallsand. ' ? Mr. THOS. M'ORAE. ' Hexhant. MISS WATSON, Postmisfcrew. Lambfon. / Mr. THOS. GRD3RSON, EWer-street. .-- Miami. Mr. GEORGE HOGG. Newcastle. Mr. H. ASSER, Stationer. Mr. R. L ANGER, News Agent. Copeland. Mr. EDWARD LAMBE, News Agent, Lochlnvar. Mr. OHAS. READ, St...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
BUSINESS NOTBCES. -? ASK YOUR .DOCTOR lip IS WOT BETTER THflM EJHJ3KY THIS HOT ISSATHEK. TUCKER and CO., . AGENTS, (LATE E. HYMDES), UPHOLSTERERS, AND . \ \ ? ?- ?.„?,.-? , .' ? A LARGE STOCT of FURNITURE, BEDDING' i3L PIANOS, HARMONIUMS, on view, afc' ' ' excbedinglt:moderate prices. - - Kekin akb Stevens HIGH-STREET, 11 ? ' ??? LB. ISAACS & SONS, Bolmoro Markets ? Sydney, are BUYING GOOD EATING PUMPKINS and MELONS, in large or small quantities, for cash on delivery. Highest market prices given. Letters addressed to ,, L. B. ISAACS & SONS, . : .': 47, Brisbane-street, °£^ ? Sydney. PSotlce to Advertisers.' ? ALL ALTERATIONS for Standing Advertise ments in the Weekly Mercury MUST in future BE LODGED IN THIS OFFICE KOT LATER THAN SIX O'CLOCK on the EVENING OF WEDNESDAY. Alterations coming io hand after the time named will bo hold ovor till the - ? following week. ADVERTISEMENTS also intended for the Weeldy Mercury MUST BE IN THE OFFICE NOT LATER THAN TWELVE O'CLOCR ON...
LATEST MARKET NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Tuesday afternoon. [BY TELEGRAPH.] [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
[?] IFroh the Press Telegraph Association.] SYBMEY MARKETS. Tnesdav nf -«*«««,- Sussex-street bore a disheartening appearance this morning, and the agents were unanimous in their complaints of the stagnation of tradn No wholesale business was reported, movements beini? confined to load lots. Flour is quiet; roller sold at £8 123 6d to £8 15s, new £8 5s to £8 10s ? wh.-at dull and plentiful, new milling brought 3s ?' chick wheat, 2s lid to 3s ; bran quiet at 7d ? pollard' 8Jd; maize, prime Tumut sold at 3s G-Jd, medium at 3s 3d to 33 5d ; oats dull, prime bright; f,»e!j Og 7d, duns 2s 8d ; chaff, best £(j 10s to £8 153 other sorts from £3, very prime £& . barley, Cape 2s lid ? lucerne hay, Hunter River inferior £l is t0 £2 5.-' prime £2 10s to £3 ; hay, oaten bundles £~3 to £3 15s ; onions, Globes £6 15s, other sorts £5 153 M ? potatoes, blueskms prime to £3 5s, Early Rose £2 10a Warrnambool dull £2 15s ; straw, firm local bundled £2, derrick-pressed £2 5s. Butter in trocd de...
Sydney Wool Market. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
Sydney Wool UTarket. [By Telegraph.] Tuesday. The New Zealand Land Association report : — We offered 2010 bales of wool yesterday to a larpe attendance 0! buyers. There was active com petition ; fully up to late rates for scoured, but greasy par to a farthing lower. Bulganriramine from Dubbo, greaBy fleece made 7fd ; S&E.S, from Mungindi, and Mattavi/from Burrowa, 7d, scoured fleece to 14Jd. ,
ALBURY. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
ALBURY. Tuesdav. The trial of Willie, alias Linamburra, a Queens land black charged with the murder of a settler at Dora Dora in 1891, was continued to-day. Detective Sergeant Sainsbnry stated he bad a conversation with Willie in Albury Gaol, in which he confessed to being at Dora Dora which he said he left with a mate named Jaekey, another absconding tracker, who had gone to Rock hampton ; and further that while in the bush Jaekey told him he had gone to the house of a Mrs. Smith at Benalla late at nighfc and knocked her on the head. Willie also said Jaekey speared a settler. He was not concerned in any murder. The case is proceeding.
CRICKET. ALBION C.C. v. HAMILTON C.C. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
CRICKET. ALBION C.C. v. HAMILTON C.C. A. very enjoyable game of cricket wa3 played at Hamilton last Saturday afternoon between the above-named clubs. The Maitland team went to Hamilton by an early afternoon train and the match was begun punctually at two o'clock. Messrs. Waddy and Cook respectively captained the teams, and the latter, winning the toss, sent his men to the wickets. Lord and Milton went in first, and were not separated for some con siderable time. Milton was splendidly caught by Birkmyre ofl CumminB; Lord displayed eome fine dashing cricket, and, although he gave four possible chances, succeeded in totting ud G5 before he was causlit by R. Lindsay with an easy ball off Giles. The board showed 5 for fl9 when Cook went to the wickets, but he wa3 bowled first ball by Giles, and a quarter ot an hour later the last wicket fell for 103. Giles carried off the bowling average, securing seven wickets for 35 runs. Waddy and Harden went to the wickets first for the Albions. but ...
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
hardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. Kitchen Gabden : Continue to sow for succession pens, Deaue, turnips, carrotB, lettuce, par-nips, radish, parsley, and a1! herbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery. full up forward crops of keeping onions, and stop shoots of pumpkins, vegetable marrow, cucumbers, &c. Water plants that have lately been put out, seed beds, nnd young fecdling? — Flower Garden : Nothing apoilB tlie appearance of a garden 80 much aa weeds and dead leaves: these should be removed as they appear. Water should not be spared, care being taken to &v so only after the sun has gone down. 1'rim and regulate plants. Dahlias may be planted. Stake and carefully tie up Buch bb require it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching midday sun.— Orchard and Fiiuit Garden: Bud fruit trees, roses, and choice shruba Carefully attend to vines, keeping them free from weeds and insects. Gather ripe fruit, Thin what is superfluous. ...
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Tuesday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [Fboii the Pbess Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Tuesday afternoon. juice uooiey repuaiaces tne statement of having backed out oil a match with Harry Laing, the New Zealander. The former expresses his willingness to fight Lr;ng in six weeks' time for a purse of £100 without a side wager. There is very little of interest to report concern ing the political world. It is thought probable Sir George Dibbs will make a Ministerial statement to the House this afternoon as to the intentions of the Government. An efforb will be made to pass a supply bill for January to-morrow, which it is understood will rjrovide for additional road i-;nen. diture, so that the work of pushing forward road contracts will not be delayed by reason of the delay in the passage of the estimates. The Council will proceed to immediately deal with the Mining on Private Property Bill. The question of the appointment of a Minister of Lands is still in abeyance, and there is considerable specul...
METEOROLOGICAL REPORT, WEST MAITLAND. READING, 9 A.M., 23RD JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
METEOEOLOGICAL KEPORT, WEST HAITLA.ND. Reading, 0 a.m., 23bd jAKUARr. Thermometer— Maximum, 83 : minimum, 59. Rainfall— Nil. Remarks — S , cloudy, misty rain.
FOOTBALL AS A MORAL AGENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
EOOTBAili AS A MOBAI. AGENT. ' A contbibutob to the Nineteenth Century of December, Mr. H. H. Almond, deecantB on the value of football as a moral agent. Mr. Almond is headmaster of a great English public school, and may be presumed therefore to know eomething of the Bubject whereon he treats. Mr. Almond's position is that the nhvsical Bportu of nations have profoundly affected their influence upon the history of the world. Greek physical training schools, for example, shortened the drees which men were in the nabit of wearing, and the garb of the athlete was substituted in place of the Ionian flowing lobe. We are reminded of an observation toy Fronde or Oariyle, we think, to the effect that monastic obedience was largely the result of the sense of restraint imposed upon novices by the long gown they were compelled to wear, impeding the free use of the limbs. And it is not uamanifest that one effect of the emancipation of woman is to set her longing for a garment heretofore consecra...
Probable Weather. FORECAST ISSUED YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
Probable Weather. POBECAST ISSUED TESTERDAT. Victoria. — Fine, clear, and warm with light vari able winds, alternating land and sea breezes. — E. L. J. Ellery. South Australia.— Pine, but partially cloudy over the S., with slight decrease of temperature. — C. Todd. [By Telegraph.] WEA.THEB REPORT. Sydney Observatory, 1 p.m. Victoria and Straits : Generally fine and clear inland, cloudy on the eo^st. Tasmania : Fine, but cloudy in the north ; misty rain in the south. New South Wales: Fine and clear inland; cloudy to raining on coast districts. At nine o'clock this morning it was raining at Clarence Heads, Glen Innes, Tenterfield, Wool goolga, Solitary Island. It was showery at Byron Bay, Gabo Island, Grafton, JerviB Bay, West Kempsey. A heavy sea was running at Brunswick Heads; on the other parts of the coast it was smooth to moderate. Forecast Issued To-dat. New South Wales: Fresh, South to Easterly wiHds ; weather unsettled with rain on the coast, chiefly in N.E. ; fine and hot inl...
Daily Weather Report. TUESDAY, 23RD JANUARY. 1891. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
Daily Weather Eeport. Tuesday, 23rd Jambaey. 1894. Armidale — East, showery, 2 points Aberdeen— South, dull Branxton— Calm, cloudy Bourke— N.B., fine Breeza— Calm, fine fioggabri— Calm, fine Barraba— Weat, fine, hazy, lite rain Bingara— Calm, overcast, like rain Brewarrina— Calm, fine CaBBilis— S.E., fine Coolah— S.E., fine Coonabarabran— Calm, fine Coonamble— S.E., fine Clarence Town— Calm dull Denman— Calm, dull, like rain Dunp;og— Calm, misty Greta— Culm, dull Glen Innes— Calm, dull, raining, 8 points Gunnedah— Calm, fine . ? .. Gundy— Calm, dull Jerry's Plains— Calm, cloudy Merrlwa— S W., stroDE, dull Muswellbrook— S.E., like rain Murrurundi— Calm, cloudy Moonan Brook— Calm, fine Morpetb— S.E.. light and cloudy, like rain Millie-South, fine Moree— Calm, dull Manilla— Calm, cloudy, fine Mogil Mogil— Calm, fine Mungindl— East, line Newcastle— S.S.E., light, dull, misty : sea smooth Narrabri— South, cloudy Pilliga-Calm, fine Paterson— Calm, cloudy Quirindi— Calm, fine Kaymond Terra...
Review. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
Keview. Joyce Marlindale. By Mrs. H. E. Russell, author of Too Easily Jealous. London and Sydney : Remington and Co., Limited. This story might as fitly be railed Everard Trewyn, or Jasoa Saldein, or Alice Saldei'n, or Jack Mansfield, as tbe name which Mrs. Kubiell has chosen. For these are all characters which have some prominence in the work. Joyce Martindala is less a story than a series of episodes, in themselves undoubtedly interesting, in the lives of certain people. In the case of Joyce herself, a young lrdy in 'society' in Sydney, the tale is that of her meeting with an ascetic curate, Everard Trewyn, her awakening to a sense of the deeper obligations of life after hearing him preach an earnest sermon the growth of their mutual lore and his abandon ment of the doctrine of clerical celibacy, and the rupture of their fond relations by the discovery that Trewyn has a brother who, in the position of clerk to Joyce's father, had embezzled money and had undergone a sen tence in Pe...
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS.—YESTERDAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
SYDNEY. ARRIVALS.— Yesterday. Mncleay, s., 398 tone, Captr in Horatio Wood, from Richmond River, 20th instpnt. Burrumbeet, a., 2420 tons, Captoii A. H. Thorpe, from Mel bourne, January 20. Arawatta, s., 2200 tons, Captf 'a Franoie George Lee, from Cooktown and Queensland ports. IDawarra, b., 522 tons, Captain J. Garde, from South Coast ports. Coomonderry, 0., 147 tons, Captr !n Duck, from South Coast HaBselnodder, barque, 544 tons, Captc'-i Rom^land, from RuEseUBsy, South Adica. .. DEPARTURES.— Yesterday. R.M S. A lameda. for San Francisco. Rodondo, b., ior NewCMtle. Ouraka, e., for Adelaide, via Newcritle. [By Telegraph.] ARRIVALS.— To-day. City of Grafton, from Clarence River ; AHowrie, from south ern ports; Oonah, from Hobart; B asselnodder, barque, from M«Bsel Bay ; Namoi and Gwydir, from Newcastle.
Senior Cadet Company. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
Senior Cadet Company. A meeting of the members of the Senior Cadets, ' L' Company, and those desirous of joining under the new regulations was held in the Orderly Eoom, High-street, last evening, for the purpose of con sidering the affiliation with the 4th Eegiment Volunteer Infantry, Captain Eoss occupied the chair. Lieutenants McGlinn and Phillips and about thirfcy-five others were present. A communication was read from Major Dettman, commandant of the Public School Cadet Force, intimating that in accordance with a general order issued, offic rs commanding senior cadet corps should forward to hiB office in Sydney without delay nominal rolls of non-commissioned officers and cadets of their respective corps, troops, batteries, and companies, who were willing to accept the terms of transfer laid down in the Order of Council, as published in the Government Qazelte of the 13th January, and also to forward the names of any lads who were former members of the corps desirous of rejoining ...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. [BY TELEGRAPH.] ARRIVALS-TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
SHIPPING- INTELLIGENCE. NEWCASTLE. FBt Telegraph 1 AllKIVALS— To-day. Sydney, Bariier, Western, Eosedsle, Bowra, Maoleay, Sophia Ann, eteamers, from Sydney; Eanine, ship, from Monte Video; Thetis, from Clarence River; Civility, Bteamer, from Sydney. * DEPARTURES.— To-day. Gosford and Tahlee for Port Stephens ; Macleay, steamer, for Richmond River ; Rodondo for Sydney ; Rosedale for Port Macquarie. Weather dull, like rain ; showers falling occasionally.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. WOMAN SUFFRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 23 January 1894
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. WOMAN SUFFEAGE. Sir,— Although I am not an advocate for tho extension of the franchise to women, but rather one who hopes from the bottom of his alarmed heart that our gentle sisters will never put forth a serious or anything like unanimous claim to it, yet must I take exception to the line of argument adopted by ' Eomeo' in your Saturday's ? issue, where he professes to deal with tho matter. I do not nunger tor tne hour when women will jostle tee at the polling booth nor address me from the public platform, and I do not want her to sit facing ma when I get into the House, nor yet to hurl the stern decree of justice at me from the bench : yet my desires nor tho3e of ' Romeo' may not always run in accordance with things that are in them selves correct and proper— distasteful to ua ; bat nevertheless, just and right in the main. I maintain that women are in many ways as qualified to go to the front as men are. Tuey have amply proved this in literature and in law...