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K. W. SPARKE'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

e. w. sparke's report. Fat Cattle.— The market has been fully supplied with cattle this week. On Monday, with a large attendance of the trade and the assistance of specu lators, biddings were animated and prices firm for all pritnn cattle. Medium qualities were dull of sale. At Thursday's sale buyers bid freely for all lots and prices were firm at Monday's rates. I have sold — for J. Mason, cows at £2 14s, heifers from £1 10s to £1 19s ; A/Park, 21 heifers from £1 10s to £2 2s, 1 bullock at £2 10s, G heifers at £1 Gs Gd; F. W. Cann, 1 bullock at £2 Us ; Geo. P. Hall, 29 bul locks from £2 10s to £3 133, 3 (rough) from £2 3s to £2 5s Gd, 2 culls at £1, 10 steers from £1 to £1 03 Gd; J. Brownlie, 1 cow at £1 18s 6d; J. H. Saunders, 1 cOw at £2 5s, 29 bullocks and steers from £2 to £3 5s, 3 light steers at £1 63 Gd, 8 light heifers from £1 5s to £1 15s ; F. Buxton, cows at £2 8s 6d, steers at £2 10s ? Mrs. F. L. Mackay, 20 bullocks from £3 Gs to £3 17s ; Captain Mayne, 31 bullocks from ...

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Billiger Paints the Floor. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Billiger Paints the Floor. 'I'll paint that kitchen floor myself, Ijobelio,' said Mr. M'Swat, with decision. ' There's no sense in paying a man half a dollaiftow and four prices for the paint he uses, and then getting the stove and woodwork all ?mnnmrf with it and the house filled with the smell of stale tobacco smoke when I can do it ob well and save 3dols. I am going to tackle that job myself.' . „ , ' Bring me the paint brush, Lobelia, he said, rolling np his sleeves and surveying the floor with the commanding glance of a general who has studied tbe ground thoroughly, knew the enemy'B weak points, and scented victory in the air. Mrs. McSwat retired into the_ summer kitchen and emerged presently with a flat camel's hair brush which had been UBed at sundry times and in divers exigencies and was good for all demands upon it yet. He dipped it into the paint, stirred it round a few times, drew it out, and gave it a masterly swipe along the floor. ' Don't you think you'd better change ...

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EDWD. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

EDWD. HIGGENS, MABSHALL, AND CO.'s REPORT. Fat Cattle. — The market this week has been fully supplied with cattle ranging in quality from medium to good. Buyers have been in fair attendance, and with the assistance of speculators, who operated freely, sales were effected at prices slightly in advance of last week's rates. Our sales comprise — on account of G. P. Hall, 30 .bullocks from £2 16s 6d to £3 133 6d ; F. H. Watt, bullocks at £2 to £3 5s, cows £2 7s 6d ; Cooper and Sons, 41 bullocks at £3 3s Gd to £4 Is Gd ; T. Fletcher, 50 at £2 17s to £3 17s ; A. Bayley, 8 bullocks at £3 8s to £4 7s ; C. McTaggart, 13 at £2 4s Gd to £2 10s, 8 cows at £2 to £2 9s ; A. R. and F. Bowman, 46 at £3 4s to £3 14s ; H. H. Cox, 8 at £3 15s to £4 8s ; H. J. Adams, 17 at £3 3s to £3 4j, 3 at £2 10s, 3 at £2. Fat Calves. — Fair supplies, and with an improved demand prices have ruled a little firmer. Our sales comprise : For G. P. Hall, 10 from 133 to 193 6d ; F. H. Watt, 4 at £1 13s ; C. McTaggart, 7 ...

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Sydney Markets. TREBECK, SON, AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Sydney Markets. TJtEBECK, SON, AND CO.'s REl'ORT. Fat Cattle.— 22S0 yarded. For really prime cattle, which wore scarce, there whs no alteration ; other descriptions weaker according to quality. Sood to best lots bullocks -£-i to .£(-, light .£3 Ss to £3 12s Cd. Fat Sheep.— 51,000 penned. Market about un altered without animation. Good to best lots merino wethers, Gs 6d to 8s 5d; crossbreds, 7s Gd to 10s; prime merino ewes, 5s 9d to Gs 6d. Store Cattle. — Firmer. Good aged bullocks, 37s Gd, delivered Hunter or Dubbo. We sold on account of tbe Scottish Australian Investment Co. (Limited), 200 bullocks from their Coorangn Station, travelling — a fair run at full rates. Store Sheep. — A little inquiry for cheap wethers, 4s to -Is 3d, about the Coonamble district. Stations.— Unchanged. A fair business could be done in leasing handy fattening properties if vendors were willing to lease. Wool. — This has been an off week. Sheepskins. — Brisk ; best full wools to 4Jd lb. ; mediums, 3}d to 3...

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Land Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Land Sales. ( Gazette Supplement, February IS.) | The following lots of land will bo offered for salo by public auction, at tho undermentioned places, at the time, and on tho days specified, at the upset price affixed to each lot respectively. Deposit, 25 per cent. At the Land Office, Bingara, on Wednesday, April 18. Mukchison : 2 country lots, parishes of Capel and Piedmont; situated about 26 miles south-easterly from Bingara, bounded on the west and south by tho leasehold area of the Piedmont Pastoral Holding. Area, (540 acres each. Up3et price, £1 5s per acre. One portion is party within the Piedmont goldfield. At the Lands Office, Warialda, on Wednesday, Anril 18. Burnett : 1 country lot, parish of Cox ; situate about 120 miles from Warialda, fronting the right bank of Hughoy's Arm Creek. Area, 20 acres. Upset price, £1 10s per acre. Owner of fencing within tho portion allowed 30 days from date of sale for its removal. At the Lands Office, Inveroll, on Wednesday, April 18. Arbaw...

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London Colonial Wool Sales. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

London Colonial Wool Sales. The first aeries of colonial wool sales of the present year commenced in London on January 16, the quantities offered being as follows : — New South Wales, 5883 bales ; Queensland, 1470 bales ; Vic torian, 291 bales ; South Australian, 1297 bales ; West Australian, 44 bales ; Tasmanian, 52 bales ; New Zealand, 922 bales ; Cape, 560 bales ; Natal, _ 31 bales ; making a total of 10,55b bales. There was about an average, attendance of buyers, wiite Messrs. Charles Balme & Co., but competition was marked by some hesitation. Prices for merino descriptions, both Australasian and South African, showed no quotable variation from December values, though the tendency was on the whole rather against than in favour of sellers. Crossbred wools, on the other hand, ruled fully up to last Bales' currency, the coarser descriptions frequent realising an advance of 5 per cent. ?

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION. Monday, March 12. BIr. J. N. BnusKEn. at the Campbell's Ilill yards, at eleven, 15G felt c-.ttle ; 2700 lat sheep ; ICO fat and store pigs. Hifi'£NS, Marshall, & Co., at the Municipal Sale Yards. Campbell's Hill, at eleven, 127 lat cattle; 1300 fat sheep! (50 fat and store pi;, 3; 15 choice springers. Mr. E. W. Spakke, at the Campbell's Hill yard;, at eleven, 110 [at cattle ; '105 (at rlieop ; 00 (at and store pigs. Mr. J. Enbioiit, at the Municipal fale yards, Campbell's Ilill, at eleven, horses, cows, pigs, buggies, spring carts, &o. St- Patrick's Day. CJT. PATRICK'S DAY will be CELEBRATED © in 'WEST MAITLAND by a GRAND BAN QUET, to be held in the SCHOOL OF ARTS, on. Saturday Evening, the 17th March. The Hon. ALEX. BROWN, M.L.C., has kindly consented to propose ' The Day we Celebrate.' Ladies will be admitted to the gallery by ticket, which may be obtained from Dr. Power, Dr. R. G. Alcorn, Mr. J. Enright, J.P., or the Hon. Sec. Banquet...

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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

BIRTH. MOORE.— On 27th February, at Bugilbone, Fi'lign, the wUe of J. C. Moore, a son. 077 ' DEATHS. ' KALSTON — On tho l6t instant, on board the e.s. Waihora, irom Auckland to Sydney, Florence Mary, aged 23 years, the dearly loved and only daughter ot Uavin r id Agne3 Kalaton, o! Kr'.stor, ninton. 702 'VICKBRY.— Died, at hia residence, Glenarvon, on tho 11th ot January, 1891, Robert Vickery. aged S8 years and S months, leavinR a Borrowing wile and five children to mourn their Iobb. Thou hast left ub, darling father. Earthly cares no more to know ; Gone to share with God's anointed, Happier far than here below. '03 ' IN MEM0RIAM. T)KAN.— In IovIdk remembrance oi my dear husband. Jack Dean who was drowned on March 10th, 1893, at Bourne Blink Farm, in hie 31et year. As true a heart as ever beat Ha0 passed away lrom earth ; Ills memory dwells within the hearts Of those who knew him hest. Inflerted by his loving wife, Eraily Dean, Aberdeen. 704 HO WITT.— In loving memory of our be'.oved...

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Christian v. Tiger. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Christian v. Tiger. Nearer and nearer to the seemingly doomed man it crept until the terrible spring camo, says Edward Breck, in The Whole Family. Eucheriua followed the same plan as the leopard, and, springing aside, dealt the great beast as it came down a fearful blow upon its striped back. In vain this time, for it turned, and in an instant the youth lay stretched upon the sand with one tremendous paw upon his breast. The vast populace rose in a tumult of excitement. ' Habet !' they cried. ' Habet !' (he liaa it). ' Long live the tiger ! Die, vile Christian !' So wildly excited were the apectatoi'3 at this sudden turn of the battle, and so sure were they of seeing the Christian youth torn limb from limb, that they were quite unprepared for what followed. Eucherhis all at once moved his head as far as possible to tho left, which had tho effect of drawing the tiger's attention, and the huge paw was in stantly planted upon the massive helmet, which left his right arm free. Only thos...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Economy and Durability. FOE THE HOLIDAYS. THE Osrlo3o.l3 Clotliinfe FOB GEMTILEfiSEN'S SSfBlIHER WEAR. The chief features of the ORIENT CLOTHING are its Selectness and Durability. The materials are ALL WOOL and DOUBLE SHRUNK, the patterns choice and useful, the trimmings arc serviceable and adapted to the materials, the CUT, STYLE, and FINISH of the Garments give them the appearance of having ljeen made to order. THE VALUE IS UNRIVALLED. The ORIENT CLOTHING is in All Textures suitable for Business, Office, Promenade, Biding, Bushwear, Travelling, Picnicking, Sport;, aud Evening Wear. SEND FOR SAMPLES. OUJa PRICE LIST: j Fancy Tweeds, 40s, 45s, 50s, 55s ; Navy Blue i Flannel Serge, 40s ' MEN'S \ Self-coloured Worsteds, 45s, 55s; Navy Blue SINGLE-BREASTED - c:Ni-^pgli!lati0,n,Se,rSe' 45s-, at t-, c. « SAC SUITS ' ) SUb Mixture, black ground, G3s ; Navy Blue Staff I Serge, 55s ! Navy Blue Estamene Serge, 35s ; Black Serge - rctte and Corkscrew, 50s, 57s Gd. LOUNGE SUITS (Coat and Trous...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Sciiwei'pe's Mlxekal Waters. OODA WATER, GINGERALE, LEMONADE* ® TONIC, SELTZER, &o. These Wateis still hold the proud position of] beingunequalled. MAITLAND BREWING COY. Agents Maitland aud Northern Districts. 7262 Da MIL VISES, I 112 PHILLIP-ST., LcijaSfy Qualifier.1 and Registered by ilss Kflcciical Soari! of PJciv South Kfaies. PROFESSOR OF eLetlTSHO-WSOSCINE &HD THERAPEUTICS. Prizeman of his College in Obstetrics, Forensic Medicine, and Toxicology ; Honors in Anatomy, Physiology, Histology, PracticalChemistry, Botany, and Medicine ; author of ' Lectures on the Micro scope' and Treatises on Consumption, Extra Uterine Gestation, and various specific subjects. Formerly Medical Officer of Health, London Port sanitary authority, Public Vaccinator English Government, Railway Medical Officer, Surgeon to the Police, and Hospital Physician. THIS EMINEN1 SPECIALIST, whose experi ence of 23 Years' continuous practice enables him to GUM3AMTE& THE SURE of every accept...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

JAMES KERR, COMMERCE HOUSE, AUTUMN, 1894. First Shipment of Autumn and Winter Drapery. A MAGNIFICENT DISPLAY of DRESS GOODS. Plain Serges, Fancy and Diagonal Serges, Silk Mixtures, Sergerettss, Stockinettes, Brocaded Mixtures, Sc., And all the Newest Materials of the Season. ? o ? In connection with the DEESS GOODS, special mention should be made of the large and Varied Assortment of DRESS TRIMMINGS of all kinds. Dressmakers should avail themselves of this Stock. A Very Handsome and Riclilv- Trimmed lot of LADIES' CLOAKS, in all the NEWEST SHAPES. j SPECIAL PUECHASE of BLACK CASHMERES. 'Wonderful value ; good Blacks. One exceptional lot, worth 2s lid per yard, now offered at 2s. All kinds of PUB GOODS in Boas and Trimmings. One noticeable feature in the DRESS GOODS is that almost all the materials are to be had in BLACK as well as Colors. millinbr.it. The Purchases for this Department have been made with unusual care this season, and the stock to be offered during this month may wel...

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Maitland Auctioneers' Reports. J. N. BRUNKER'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Maitland Auctioneers' Reports. J. N. brunker's report. Fat Cattle. — On Monday I yarded a very largo supply of cattle, a number of which were rough and in medium condition. T' demand, however, was brisk, and prices realised in advance of those recently ruling. Anticipating a limitsd demand yesterday I yarded accordingly, and succeeded in disposing of my consignments at satisfactory prices. Material assistance has been rendered to tha market by Charlie Keys, whose purchase for tha week total 200 head, thereby clearing the surplus stock over and' above that required for trade con sumption. I sold — on account of Cooper and Sons, bullocks at £4 9s, ditto light at £3 5s to £3 17s; Thos. Richardson, bulbcks at £1 Is to £1 lis, ditto light at £3 43 to £3 Us; J. R. Dixon, jun., steers at £3 ; W. Fraser, sen., light builocks at £3 Is, to £3 ISs, steers at £2 IGs ; J. Martin, light bul locks at £3 Is ; J. B. Clift's cows at £2 IG3, light heifers at £1 17s ; M. Smith, light bullocks at £3 1b ...

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NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

NEWS BY CABLE. In the House of Commons to-day Mr. Gladstone made a vigorous onslaught upon the Upper Cham ber, referring particularly to the block which had been thrown in the way of progressive legislation during the term of ofRoo of tho present Adminis tration. He laid particular Btiess on the rejection of the Home Rule Bill which had been introduced in response to the will of tho people, and the manner in which tho Employers Liability Bill, the Parish Councils Bill, and other liberal reforms which had been rendered nnworkable on accouut of the. insertion of Conservative amend ments of a most drastic character. He said the House of Lords during the past SO years had exercised its functions of dealing with legislation in a manner grievously' unsatisfactory to the people and in opposition to tho popular demands of electors. The question of its undue inter ference with reform had now become so acute as to demand immediate attention and prompt settlement at the hands of the highest au...

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Maitland Commercial Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Maitland Commercial Intelligence. The heavy rains experienced throughout the district during the past week, and the consequent flooding of a great portion of the agricultural area, has had a very depressing effect upon business. The Farmers Union sales were very poorly attended both by purchasers and sellers, and in other avenues of trade little or nothing has been doing. Flour is- much cheaper, and the plenteous yield of wheat in the various colonies will no doubt be the means of : still turtner reducing the price ot tins stable com modity. Onions are slightly dearer. Early Rose and Brownell's seed potatoes are very scarce, and command higher prices ; but there is a fair supply I of Warrnambools which sell at £4 per ton. Other . prices remain unchanged. Latest quotations I are : — Flour, £8 10s to £9 per ton, according to quality. Wheat, dull ; best quoted at 3s 3d j inferior, 2s 9d to 3s. - Maize plentiful, 2s 9d to 3s per bushel. Oats — seed, 2s 3d to 2s 9d per bushel ; feed, 2s ...

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The Frozen Meat Trade in London. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

The Frozen Meat Trade in London. (From a correspondent of the Times, Jan. 12.) The fact that during the year just closed no fewer than 2,514,541 carcases of frozen sheep and lamb3 and 171,(310 quarters and pieces of beef arrived here from New Zealand and Australia alone (without counting 1,373,723 sheep from the River Plate and 16,425 more from the Falkland Islands) affords striking evidence of the magnitude to which this trade has developed during the 13 years it has been in existence. The evidence of figures alone, however, does not, after all, impress the imagina tion a3 vividly as a look behind the scenes, where the work of organizing this great industry — or what may be regarded as the *? lion's share' of it — j is carried on with a smoothness and regularity which could hardly be surpassed in the smallest of busi ness concerns. Rising on the south side of the Thames, between Blackfriars-bridge and Waterloo bridge, is a collection of massive buildings, occupy ing altogether no l...

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OFFICIAL LETTERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

OFFICIAL LETTERS. At the request of Mr. R. G. D. Fitz Gerald, M.P. we print the following : — Department of Pnblic Works, Sydney, 28th Feb., 1894. Sir, — I am directed to acknowledge tho receipt o£ vour letter of the 24th instant, asking for the fencing of cuttings on tho road up Darkie Creek in Patrick's Plains district, and to inform you that a further communication will shortly be made to you, this being merely an intimation that your letter has been received. — I have, etc., J. Bakling, Under-Secretary. Mr. R. Stevenson, M.P., requests us to give puh« lieity to the following : — , Department of Public Instruction, Sydney, 2nd March, 1S94. Sir, — With reference to the formal application for the re-establishment of the half-time schools at Island Flat and Redbank, and to Mr. Edge's letter oE the 1st December last on the same subject, pre sented by you, I am directed to inform you that tho Minister of Public Instruction, having had under notice a report on the matter, has decided t...

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A DARING GAME. CHAPTER XV. MR. BLACK GETS A NEW IDEA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

A DARING GAME. CHAPTER XV. MR. BLACK GETS A NEW IDEA. As Neva recognised the youngest of her three guardians, as they rode up the avenue of Hawk hurst at a leisurely pace, a strange embarrassment seized upon her. The horsemen had not yet seen | her in. the twilight and the shadow of shrubbery , and she proposed a roturn to the drawing-room. Rufus Black assented, and they pnssed in at the open French window which opened directly upon tho ?mnrhlA finrrftCG. Lady Wynde, hearing her step-daughter's return came forth, rang for lights and ordered the lace curtains to be dropped. A score of wax candles were presently glowing in their polished silver sconces, and a couple of moon-like lamps dispensed a mellow radiance that penetrated to every corner of the triple room. The curtains fluttering in the soft night breeze, shut out all insects, but admitted the perfumed air. Cr&ven Black, satisfied that his tite-a-Ute with Lady Wynde was over for the pre sent, sauntered into the 'outer r...

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Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for March. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for March. 'Kitchen* Garden: Sow vegetables ng in last mouth, Plant potatoes, cauliflower, broccoli, eschalots, celery, lettuce, &o. Clear and thin Bpinach, and earth up turnips, potatoes, celery, &cM lis they seem to require it. Hoe the ground and de stroy ull weeds. 11 it wag not done before, tie up your onions, o noosing a dry dav for tho purpose; seeds should also be gathered in dry weather as they ripen, such as leeks, onions, : sc.; tnin your seea beds. — Flower Garden: Weeds can- ! dot be too carefully eradicated, and water should be plentifully 1 uaed in dry weather. If the ground becomes caked, as it is apt *odo, loosen it with a light hoe or rake. Plant Cape bulbs. Propagate herbaceous plants. Keep tlower bods and borders clean and in good order.— Orchard a-*d Fruit Gatioes: Is moist weather plant out strawberries. Examine fruit trees and vines. Gather all ripe fruit.— Field Operations : Pre pare ground lor wheat, oats, ...

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She Wrote Too Well. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

She Wrote Too Well. In an after-dinner talk, as reported by the Bos ton Transcript, a lady, whose handwriting has never driven her publisher to request the use of a type writer, told a most amusing story of what happened once, because she wrote a hand as finished and I legible as copperplate. While she was in England, at a friend's country-house, a former maid- servant wrote to her hostess, requesting a written ' charac ter.' The hostess was glad to comply with the request, but being for the momemt much engaged, she asked her visitor to write the ' character' from her dictation. About a fortnight later, we were interrupted at an afternoon tea by the parlor maid, who said that Sarah — the one to whom the ' character' had been sent — wns in the hall, in charge of a policeman, crying bitterly and begging to see Mrs. ? , my noscess. _ We went to the hall together, and found the girl in an agony of shame and distress. ' 0 ma'am,' said she, ' I applied at Lady Gray wacke's for a situation...

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