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

RS .it R C H . ? 5 -g 1'IIASES OF THE MOON. g u Xew Moon ? Stli ... 0.24 a.m. ?g [S . First Quarter.. 15tli ... 4 33 a.m. full Moon ? 22ud ... 0 IB a m. o o ° Last Quarter... JDtli ... 0.33 p.m. ?- g ? .'ij j? Apogee, 2nd, 2 n ra. Perigee, 17tli, 4 p.m. a c R P Apogee, 2!)tll, 10 p.m. 5 w I Kemahkable Events. am pm liriiur St. D.ivia's Day 5 49 -- 35 a Fri 1st, censuH. Victoria 1851 5 50 0 31 -8Snt Dep. N S.W. troops lor Soudan 1885 5 610 33 ?1 Sun 4th Sunday in Lent 5 52 0 32 5 Mod1 (4) Convict outbreak, Sydney 1804 5 53 0 31 ' 0 Tuea 1st execution In N.S.W. 1783 5 54 0 V9 ,1 Wed N.S.W. Govt. Gazette, establ'd. 1S52 5 65 0 2S . 8 Tliur Melbourne uaraed 1837 5 55 0 20 0 Fri ? Mitchell's necond expedition 1835 5 5B0 25 10 Sat Australia discovered 1600 5 57 G 21 11 SUN 5th Sitnoay ill Lent 5 57 0 23 12 Hon Att. Aspna. Duke of Edinburgh ' 1803 5 5S 0 22 13Tues Norfolk Island Set. founded 1790 5 59 0 20 14 Wed Great tire at Maitland 1805 0 0 0 1!) lOHiur Fdn.-st. St. Audrew's Catli. lai...

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A Wild Night in a Turretship. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

A Wild Night in a Turret ship. On the lower deck mess cans, cooking utensils, ditty boxes, and other unsecured articles banged about with a clatter and clash resembling pandemonium, while mixed with these tea, sugar, butter, flour, bread, picKies, ana otner comestibles formed a strange heterogeneous mass, rolling pell-mell together in the rushing waters. My nerves being unused to this Babel, I thought I would venture on deck, but here the elements were making equally clamoron* discord. Hatchway covers and tarpaulins flapped in the wind with a noiae like thunder, accom panied by the rattle of the ropes against the masts, and above all the hoarse roar of the winds as they shrieked and howled through the rigging. Emerging from the superstructure, my breath was fairly taken away ; the sleet and snow beat with blinding, cutting force into my face, and I could scarcely keep my feet. Leaning against the bulwarks, binoculars in hand, and peering into the darkness, was a muffled bearded form...

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

LOCAL NEWS. Cycling. — The committee of tho Maitland branch of League of New South Wales Wheelmen have added a ori* lap boys' tricycle race to their pro gramme for Easter Monday, Cyclists ore reminded that entries for the grand cycling carnival close this (Saturday) evening with F. Meais, lion, secre tary, High-street. Sntries for the 75 yards Shef field Handicap close on Saturday next, the 17th instant. AN XjKCEIiLENT !5UILTONG MATERIAL. — XracnytO, one of the haiv.est minerals in Australia, is now being used in Sydney for paving the sidewalks. This material has been used pretty extensively in the erection of two or three large buildings, notably the premises now approaching completion for a branch of an American Company. Perhaps there is no better building stone in the world, and the opinion of the experts is that it will last for ages. It is quarried at Bowral, and is of a dark colour, but njt so dark as the Melbourne blue-3tone. It occurred to the local managers of the company t...

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

AT TCH T717 Tl/TTTb^TiO Heather Waltz, very popular, 2s. -After the Ball Walts JN JgJ'VY M. U k5_l.lv » charming, 2s. Paling's Xmas Annual, 1801, Is. Nicholson 0 Xmas Annual, 389 4, Is. Shcard's Dance Album, 1894, Is. Sheard's Comic Annual, 1894, Is. oheartt B Minstrel Annual, 1804, Is. Frances and Day's Comic Annual, 1894, Is. Hopwood and Crew s comic Annual, 1891-, Is. Island of Dreams (Adams), popular song, 2s. A Mother's Love (Hope lempiej, -ss. Daisy Bill (serio-comic), 2s. Music not in stocK procured to order. POPOLAR and USEFUL HOME JOURNALS. — A Feav Numbers to Spare. Order Early Weldon's Ladies' Journal, with cufc-out pattern, monthly, Gs tid per year. Wolduns Dressmaker, J3B per year. Weldon's Children's Journal, with cut-out pattern, monthly, 3s per year. Young Jjaaiea Journal, 14s per year. Weigel's Journal, Gs per year. Myra's Journal, 10s a year; this is pose troo, payable half-yearly in advance. Any magazine or newspaper supplied to order. Cole's Funny Picture Book, I...

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MR. GLADSTONE'S RETIREMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

HnS Gladstone's retirement. *No one can have felt much astonish ment at the prospect of the late Prime .Minister's retirement, or doubted that it .. it was imminent. A man at Mr. Gladstonejs age cannot in the nature of things look forward to many years more of 'life, and it may be questioned whether at such an age . much more political usefulness can be ex pected of him. The weight of years and of - cares must tell upon his powers, and the feel ing of those whom he addresses must often be strong that the octogenarian ought not to be allowed to influence th impolicy which he cannot direct. It is notorious that in connection with the question of Irish Home Rule Mr. Gladstone has excited such a feeling, and we can scarcely doubt that it has been among the causes operative in delaying the conver sion of the English Liberals to the Home 1 Bale faith. What the future of Home Rule may be in other hands than the great states man now preparing to lay down his load who shall say ? Wo fear its...

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Time Table for the Closing of Mails. WEST MAITLAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Time Table for the Closing of Mails. WEST MfllTLANSD. .Northern -Line. — Arnudale, Allandale, Branx ton, Brisbane (Queensland), Tamworth, Greta, Glen Innes, Gunnedah, Muswellbrook, Narrabri. Qui rindi, Scone, 9 p.m. ; Singleton, 12.30 p.m., 9' p.m. ; Farley, 7 a.m. Paterson and Dungog. — Clarence Town, Dun gog, Glen Oak, LargB, Paterson, Seaham, Wood ville, 10 p.m. East Maitland, Morpeth, and Baymond Terrace. — East Maitland, 7 a.m., 1 p.m., 9 p.m. ; Morpeth, 7 a.m., 9 p.m.; Baymond Terrace, 7 a.m., 6 p.m. j Stroud, G p.m. Sydney and Newcastle — Newcastle, 7 a.m., 2 p.m., 9 p.m. ; Sydney, 7 a.m., 6 p.m., 9.30 p.m. Wollombi Line.— Bishop's Bridge, Ellalong, Millfield, Wollombi (Tuesdays, Thursdays, Satur days), 8.30 a.m. Aberglasslyn. — Aberglasslyn, Lamb's Creek, Bosebrook (Wednesdays and Saturdays), 8.30 a.m. Goeforth (Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays), 8.30 a.m. EAST MAITLAND. Mails close at the East Maitland Post Officelas below : — Allandale, Armidale, Branxton, Lochinvar, Far...

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Brisbane Markets. B. D. MOREHEAD AND CO.'S REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Brisbane Markets. E. I). MOEEHEAD AND CO.'S REPORT. Fat Cattle. — 627 yarded ; market dull through out and prices lower. We sold : For tho .Tondaryan Estates Co. (Limited), Tarampa, 49 bullocks from £3 12s Gd to £3 17s Gd ; A. C. Devine, Cockatoo, 25 bullocks to £3, 17 cows to £1 17s Gd ; JAmes Broad, Mount Hutton, 9 bullocks from £3 9s Gd to £4 17s Gd, 5G cows from £1 15s tc £2 12s Gd, averaging £2 2s lOd ; W. Tilley, 22 bullocks from £2 15s to £4 10s, 1 stag £2 2s Gd, 4 cows £1 12s Gd ; Proat Bros., 5G bullocks from £3 to £3 10s, 14 cows at £1 12s 6d ; Pointon Bros., 20 bullocks, averaging £3 ; S. Hat son, 25 calves fiom 8s to 10s 6d; owner, 20 calves from 7s to 12s. Fat Sheep. — 5, G17 penned. 'Values were Is lower nt the opening, but improved as sales progressed, closing at about last week's rates. We sold : For D. D. and W. L. Co. (Limited), Jimbour, 611 wethers at 6s 6d ; Hon. J. D. Macansh, 138 cross bred ewes from Gs 9d to 9s, 2 cripples at 2s 6d ; Harry Brookes, 342 wethers...

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

The 'Daily' and 'Weekly Mercury.' NOTICE; TO CORRESPONDENTS. T ETTERS to the Editor, Country Correspon JLJ deuce, and News Items intended for insertion in either the DAILY or WEEKLY MERCURY must in future bo addressed to the EditOr.^Busi ? ness communications, however, should be addressed to the Proprietors. TUCKER, GILLIES, & THOMPSON, Proprietors. Mercury Office, Maitland, March 5, 1S9-1.

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

Barrabas, by Marie Corelli^ ^s, posted Gs 8d A Booh of Strange Sins, by Coulson Kernahan, author of A Dead Man's Diary, 3s Gd, p. 4s Ishmoel Pengelly, an outcast, by Joseph Hock ing, 3s Gd, posted 4s Tho Last Sontonco, by Maxwell Gray, 3s 6d, posted 4s The Last Tenant, by B. L. Farjeon, 2s, p. 2s 4d A Speck of the Motley, by Fergus Hume, Is, posted Is 2d Under the Yoke, by Ivan Vazoff, 2s Gd, posted 3s The Emigrant Ship, by Clark Eussell, 2s, p. 2s Gd Joyce Martindale, by Mrs. H. C. Eussell, 2s Gd, posted 2s lOd Michael's Crag, by Grant Allen, full of Silhouette illustrations, 3s Gd, poEted 4s Phil May's Winter Annual, Is, posted Is 3d. We have a large stock of new and recently pub lished 2s Novels, which we are selling for Is 6d Kindly call and inspect same. Hazell's Annual for 1894, 3s Gd, posted 4s 2d The Year Book of Mew South Wales, with Map. the most useful publication offered the N.8.W. public, Is, posted Is 4d The Okl Country, a splendid Annual of Stories and Sketches, Is, p...

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Sporting Notes and Notions. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Sporting Notes and Notions. [By the Vagrant] By the way Borne of the committee o£ the N.J .0 ?wore decidedly prompt ia arising and howling when a neighbouring club was wont to jump their dates, hut it strikes me that they should have remembered -that little religious anecdote about Satan rc urovinor sin before selecting the 37th for the date !o£ their next meeting. The Singleton 'Jockey Clnb has selected tho 15th and IGfcli instant for a reunion, whilst the Singleton ?Pony and Galloway Club is bidding for public patronage on the 17th, so tbat the N.T.C. has un ceremoniously dashed in and clashed with tbe last ? named body. Thocommitteeofthelocal bodyesplain ?fthat it was so surrounded by approaching reunions that it had no other choice, and they push the matter aside by saying, 'Any way, we have nothing to do with pony meetings.' That's rot. 2?onv meetings have something to do with them. Singleton generally sends a fair quota of visitors 4o Rutherford, and it is only natural that wh...

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SPORTING FIXTURES. HORSE RACING [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

SPORTING FIXTURES. Horse Racing March 15, 16 — Singleton March 17 — Branxton, Dan O'Connell course. March 17 — Gundy ; entries to-day March 17 — Singleton Pony and Galloway Ciub ; entries, to-day March 17 — Hall's Creek ; entries, to-day March 26 — Lochinvar ; post entrance. April 7 — Paterson ; entries, 31sfc March; Athletics.' March 17 — Gaslight Handicap. March 26 — Merriwa ; entries, March 12. j

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Poisons in History. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Poisons in History. Sixteen Chinee Emperors are reported to have died by poison. Nearly forty Turkish Sultans and Arabian Caliphs died by poison. Until the. English occupation, poisoning was very common in India. Hemlock poison wos a Greek mode of exe cution. Socrates died thus. Nero tried to poison himself to escape exe cution, but the dose was not sufficient, v The Toffauia poison tvaa described in a Papal bull as ' arsenic distilled in aqua fortis.' Nearly two hundred G-reek generals and statesmen are named who committed suicide with poison. Charles IX of England is supposed by some historiana to have been poisoned by a jealous mistress. During tbe Middle Ages poisoning, espe cially in Italy, was regarded as an entirely ]u»xinauie means oi getting rid ox an enemy. Veronese, the painter, wbb poisoned by an angry mistress of noble birth, whose name he had clouded by boasting of his familiarity with her. Messalina was an adept in removing her enemies by secret poison. She poisoned o...

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POETRY. SO LITTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

' POETRY. SO LITTLE. Hereafter, when I sleep beneath the groea tn yonder churcu And what I^wnl! or might have been, is then that which If yon shonld come in kindliness to Btnnd there by the spot, And Bomctimes think of roe ? As il I were, not better thnn you thought, but that X were less 1 know in thauinrk, dismal grave of mine I should be Rlad Through all eternity.

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What the Shape of the Mouth Indicates. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

What the Shape of the Mouth Indicates. Even when in absolute repose, tha mouth tells its own story to those who are wise enough to in terpret it. One's character is largely revealed by this important feature. Cautiousness is declared in a large mouth with curved lips, very full, and the line of the mouth making a decided double wave. When the teeth show, frankness is mani fested, also generosity and faith. When the upper lip is long and curls in on the lower as if gathered' the owner of the mouth iB secretive, and is ever in dread of someone finding out his business. If she is a woman, she is ever imagining that her asso ciates arc wanting to know her personal affairs! she never fails to know all about theirs. She is kind hearted, birt unfortunate ; will make few friends, and is always on the defensive. Thick lips that droop at the corners indieate a vain and pouty per son. A mouth that turns up at the corners abruptly like a lamb's invariably belongs to a weak minded, stupid body. ...

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

SALES BY AUCTION. FAT STOCK FOB Monday, March. 12th. JN. BRUNKER has received instructions to ? sell by auction, at Campbell's Hill, on Monday, the 12th of March, 1894, at Eleven o'clock, 22 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT COWS, for 'Bakewell Bros. 20 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS, for W. Fraser, sen. 22 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS, for G. D.Bell. 35 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS, for D. Grahame. 12 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS, for D. Kennedy. 25 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS, for G. S. Waller. 20 PRIME and WEIGHTY FAT BULLOCKS, for W. Corner. 1000 PRIME FAT SHEEP, for Knight Bros. 300 PRIME FAT WETHERS, for J. S. Pengilly. 1200 PRIME FAT WETHERS, for W. Keys. 200 PRIME FAT EWES, for W. H. Miller. Also, 120 FAT and STORE PIGS. Terms cash. 0455 Eligibly-Situated FREEHOLD PROPERTY, EJjGIX-street, West Maitland. Near Railway Station. JN. BRUNKEB has received instructions ? from Mr. J. Strong to sell by auction, on an Early Day, ALLOTMENT of LAND, 45 feet frontage to Elgin-street, with a...

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

P. J. KEK1N, AOOOCNTANT HOUSE, ESTATE, INSURANCE, and GENERAL AGENT. Local Agent: COMMERCIAL UNION ASSUR ANCE COMPANY. Capital, £2, 500, 000 Invested Funds, £2, 500, 000. Annual Ineomo excecds One Million Sterling. Fire risks accepted at lowest rates. Claims promptly settled. Office : At &erm k Stevens', HIGH-SrTRfi'ET, 'West IMaitla.rid. sioo B0BE8T GALLOWAY ' (Upwards of 1G Yeaus with the Late Film OF isrABKE AND CL1KT), ACCOUNTANT & OFFICE— NEHT BEMJAMltt & SONS, If i§?!fin»stir©e£, WJEST MASTS, MP. ? ? 0101 EM Jim, lUall^Ek, Stock, Station, Land Estate .A.g-ents, AND FAT STOCK SALESMEN, West MaiMaiwS aiMl i^lBisweISfea*ool£. SALES OF FAT STOCK, CAMPBELL'S HILL, MONDAYS and THURSDAYS. WOOL, HIDES, SHEEPSKINS, and TALLOW at Campbell's Hill, WEDNESDAYS. ACCOUNT SALES and Proceeds Promptly Rendered. West Maitland, October 3, 1892. 018 J. C. Young & Co., (T. H. BROWNE, A. D. BROWNE' J. C. YOUNG), im m STATION AGENTS, Fat Stock Salesmen^ AND PRODUCE BKO...

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. THE DISCOVERY OF GOLD IN AUSTRALIA. Sib, — In your issue of 3rd inst. I notice under the head of ' Reminiscences of Maitland and the district' there appears some most interesting infor mation, not only re Maitland and district, but also far and wide away. As a colonist of over sixty years, and having been personally interested in the early search for gold, I beg the favour of a small spice in your valuable journal. Such contributions to the Press, as your 'Reminiscences,' should have the gratitude of the public in thiu recording historical information of tho colony, and without wishing to discourage any writer I deem it only right to give some corrective information. I con fine my remarks at this time to the discovery of gold and to whom the credit is due for such dis covery. Undoubtedly in the early history of. Australia, many years uerore goia was accuany aiscovereu, Sir B. J. Murchison, speaking geologically, said that this was a gold-producing country. Oth...

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DISTRICT NEWS. MOUNT VINCENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

DISTRICT NEWS. [From -mjii Coi'.uesi'Dkbf.nts.] BSOU?4T VINCENT. The most terrific rain storm ever experienced in this locality fell on Tuesday night;, accompanied by heavy thunder. For several hours the rain poured incessantly, and the flood waters rushed down the valley of the Mulbring with destructive force, sub' merging most of the cultivation land. A good deal of damage has been done to growing crops. The bridges and culverts have haidly come off second best. The Sandy Creek Bridge is a wreck ; traffic 13 now stopped. The Mulbring Bridge is very shaky, and is now positively dangerous for heavy loads to pass over, and to expend money in extensive repairs to it would be simply a waste. This was the opinion of the Road Superintendent before the flood of last March. If the .£150 said to he granted for repairs be supplemented by a few more pounds a new one could be erected. The pre sent one cost only £5C, erected in 1864. From that point of view or data there ought to be no great di...

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

NEW CLOTHES s EASTER, ? :0: ? WE OPEN TO-DAY a Large Quantity of NEW GOODS, comprising all the Latest Designs. hew sim© e es. ett m s Siennas ' ]Wew Tweed ... tfiiOE! tpf WiBsam's RTew SuBfltaaigs Celeferalesl SSssm few TB'onserings. iiockBHirsfis. The Best Time to Place Your Order. Bullard & Grimwade, TAILORS, WEST MA IT LA NIB. HEALTH FOlf~AiELr Purify the Blood, Correct all Disorders of the LIVER, STOMACH, KIDNEYS, and BOWELS. They Invigorate and Restore to Health Debilitated Constitutions, and are invaluable in all Complaints incidental to Females of all ages. For Childrsn and the Aged they are priceless. THE la an Infallible Remedy for Bad Legs, Bad Breasts, Old Wounds, Sores, and Ulcers. It is famous .for Gout and Rheumatism. For Disorders of the Chest it has no equal. For SORE THROATS, BRONCHITIS, COUGHS, COLDS, GLANDULAR SWELLINGS, AND ALL SKIN DISEASES it has no rival ; and for Contracted and Stiff Joints it acts like a charm. Manufactured only at THOMAS HOLLO WAY'S...

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Stone Cannon Balls. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Weekly Mercury — 10 March 1894

Stone Cannon Balls. In 1478 Mahomet II, in forming the siege of Scutari, in Albania, employed fourteen heavy bombards, the lightest of which threw a stone shot of 370 pounds weight ; two Bent shots of 500 pounds, two of 750 pounds, two of 850 pounds, one of 1,200 pounds, five of nrteen, and one or the enormous weight of 1,G40 pounds, enormous even in these days, for the .inly guns whose shotB exceed the heavi est of these are our 80-ton guns, throwing a 1,709 pound projectile, our 100-ton, throw ing one of 2,000 pounds, and the 110-ton, throwing an 1,800 pound shot with a high velocity. Tbe stone shot of Mahomet's guns varied between 20 and 32- inches io diameter, about the heisht of a, dinins-tahln ? 953d. nf tUm were fired on this occasion, weighing, accord ing to a calculation of General Lefroy'e about 1000 tone, and were cut out of the tolid rock on the spot. Assuming 24- inches as the average diametor of the shot fired at this siege, the total area of the surface dressed was ne...

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