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MERRIWA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 25 January 1894
MERRIWA. At the Merriwa Police Court on Monday, 22nd instant, before Messrs. W. P. Parker, P.M., and J. B. Bettington and E. OKeeffe, J's.P., Richard Simmons was charged with wilful trespass upon a travelling stock reserve, upon the information of Mr. E. V. Ffrench, inspector under the Public Watering Places Act. Mr. J. E. Mclntyre, solicitor, appeared tor trie defence, and raised an objection to the information which disclosed no offence under the Act. The owner of stock did not offend by trespassing : it was his stock. The Bench allowed the information to be amended and the case was proceeded with. Mr. E. V. French stated that he was the inspector appointed under the Watering Place3 Act, and on the 13th September last found 230 sheep trespassing upon the reserve, which he afterwards impounded. The sheep were the property of defendant. A witness supported the evidence, and stated he had seen the sheep upon the reserve at that time. Mr. Mclntyre asked the bench to dismiss the case, ...
Sydney Wool Market. Thursday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 25 January 1894
Sydney Wool Market. [By Telegraph.! Thursday evening. Messrs. Goldsbrough, Mort, and Co., Limited, report :— We offered yesterday 2171 bales of wool to the \13ual full attendance of buyers, and where wools were fairly well prepared or showed above the average in Btyle or quality, demand waa as brisk as previously. In greasy, however, few 6uch lots were available, the top price being 7$d; ia scoured, lG^d wa3 paid, being the highest price obtained for over two months. This description generally was in active request ; lock being in very strong demand as compared with last week. The market may be reported as scarcely showing any difference for greasy and scoured wools, with the exception of crossbreds, which did not fare so well as previously. Afc auction ana privately 1002 bales were quitted
SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 25 January 1894
SIHQlETOra. Illness op Mr. Charles Durham. ? Tha numerous friends of this highly-eBteemed gentle man will be sorry to learn that Mr. Durham is seriously ill, the state of his health having assumed an alarming aspect within the last few days. It appears tbat within the last fortnight Mr. Durham contracted a chill when returning from Sydney, bufc ueiuK an active strong man in the prime of life took no notice of it. Subsequently, however, measles of the depressed type developed, and the asfc news we heard about tke patient was that fever had supervened. Both Doctors Read and Bowman have been in daily attendance on Mr. Durham, and everything that medical science can otter is done for the patient. We sincerely hope that it may please the Almighty dispenser of events to preserve the life of this good man for his dear wife and children. Singleton Mechanics' Institute.— At a special meeting of the Council of the Mechanics' Institute, held on Tuesday evening, Mr. William Joseph Quinn was app...
THE VICTORIA BRIDGE. DEPUTATION TO THE MINISTER OF WORKS. Thursday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 25 January 1894
THE fIClOMIi BiliDbb. DEPUTATBOP3 TO THE RfiiNSSTER OF WORKS. [Br Teleokavh ] Thursday afternoon. At a quarter p-\st two this afternoon a deputation representing West Maitland, East Maitland, aud Morpoth, waited upon the Minister of Works, urging the expediency of erect ing a new iron bridge over TTallia' Creek. The deputation was introduced by Messrs. Brunker and Gillies, Ms. P., and comprised besides these gentlemen Messrs. IT. Crother3, Chambers, John L. Lee, J. D. Prentice, Charlep. Prentice;. Herbert Wolfe, George Rourke, ? and. H. '???. J)»-'-l-; Portus. The speakers were Messrs. Brunker, Gillies, ' Chambers, Crotbers, Portus, Lee, and J. D. Prentice. Mr. Lyne replied afc length, and - promised to confer with the Engineer-in-Chief and communicate the decision in a few days. Mr. Brunlrer thanked the Minister, and the deputation withdrew.
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Sydney, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 25 January 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Sydney, Thursday. George Clarke, who was arrested last night in connection with the recent frauds oa the National Bank of Australasia, was brought up at the court this morning. The charge against the accused was for having stolen £1558 moneys of the pro prietors of the Walhallow station. Appearing before the court were also Thomas Maloney and Hugh Degidan, two cabmen, charged with being accessories after the fact. . Detective Gouldor inti mated that he was nob prepared to proceed with the case. Accused were remanded till nest weok. It appears that Clarke told one of the officers that it was one of the greatest surprises he ever received in his life. He than ex plained that he carried a loaded revolver, not with the intention of discharging it but merely to brandish it. On being taken to the police station he freely confessed his guilt and made important statements. Although search haa been made for the stolen ...
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. MUSWELLBROOK. Thursday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 25 January 1894
[?] [From ouk Correspondent.] Thursday afternoon. Messrs. Higgons, Marshall, and Co. sold by public auction tbis afternoon, at Barclay's Hotel, the fol lowing rights and privileges in connection with the race meeting to be held here on the 2nd and 3rd of February, viz., gates, saddling paddock, publicans' booth, Tattersall's and cake stalls. The amount realized was £54. Considerable interest is being taken in the forth coming meeting, which promises to be a great success.
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 25 January 1894
DEATHS. &nbsp; BROOKS.-On the 18th inst., at Swamp Oak, Tamworth dis- trict Athelstan Brooks, aged 22 years, son of J. N. Brooks. Police Magistrate, Maitland. &nbsp; CAFE - January 8th, at Sydney, James Cafe, mail contractor, aged 59 years. &nbsp; &nbsp; IN MEMORIAM. POWER.— In fond remembrance of my dear husband, David Pierce Power, who died in Singleton on 2Gth Jauuary, 1893, aged 51 yeara. Though loat to eight to memory ever dear. We miss thee from our home, dear husband, We miss thee from thy place, A shadow o'er our life is cast, We mis' the sunshine of thy face. We miss thy kind and willing hand, Thy fond and earnest care. Our home is dark without thee, We miss thee everywhere. Inserted by his loving wife, Mary Power. We miss thee from our home, dear father, Wo miss thee from thy place, A shadow o'er our life iB cast, We mis3 the sunBhine of thy face. We miBS thy kind and willing hand, Thy fond and earnest care, Our home is dark without thee! We...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. j m I HiRh Water at Sun Sun 'a gl Newcastle. Rises. Sets. §-? ? ?3 | Morn. Even. , H. M. | II. M. II. M. It. M. January.. 26 Fri. 5.19 7. 7 19 11.30 11. i9 27 Sat. 6 . 20 7 . G 20 — . — 12 . T 28 Sun. 5 21 7. C 21 12.27 12. 46 29 Mon. 5.22 7. 5 22 1 . 9 1 . 32 30 Tues. C . 23 7 . 6 23 2.6 2 . 28 31 Wed. 5 . 24 7 . 4 24 8.3 3 . 38 ?February. 1 Thurs. 5 . 25 7.3 25 4 . 15 4 . 52 Changes or the Moon. Full Moon, Monday, January 22, lh. lGm. a.m. Last Quarter. Monday. January 29. 2n. 56m. a.m. New Moon, Tuesday, February G, 7ti. 50m. a.m. First Quarter, Tuesday, February 13, 8b. 48m. p.m.
CRICKET. HINTON C. C. v. RAYMOND TERRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
CRICKET; HINTON O. C. v. RAYMOND TERRACE.. A very exciting and close match between these two clubs was played on Raymond Terrace Park on. Saturday last, and resulted ia a wia for Hinton just on the oall of time by 9 rune Xhe Bcores are as follow : Hinton C. C. Jno. Bramble, b I.ipscomb ? g J. Williams, b llaine ? 0 R. Swan, D Hains ? 0 H. Ellis, c Lipscomb. b Hains ? 22 J. Dever, o Doyle, b Hains ? is H. QuinD, l.b.w , b Hains ? 2 T. Pearse, c Mains, b Lipscomb ? 7 Q. Ling, b Hains ? 0 T. McDonnell, o Doyle, b Lipscomb ? ,. ? 0 H. Ralston, not out ? II . W.Mann, b Hains ? s Sundries..... ? 11 Total- ? 70 Raymond Terrace C.C. tirst Innings. G. Ebl-eok,b Dever ? ..;.., '9 — Doyle, b Dever ? „. ? 2 W. Lipscomb. b Dever ? n J. Delore, b Ling ? ,..., ? 1 — Horton, b Bramble ? '. ? 14 C: B. Meredith, b Raleton ? ; ? 3 G. Hill, not out ? 10 E. Hart, b Dever. ? .„....,..„ 0 J. Haios, o Mann, b Dever ? , ? o M.Monteagreatl.b Dover. ? i R. Hill, b Bramble ? 5 Sundries ?.*.».,...**? ? ,.,.# 5 ...
SYDNEY BOUDOIR GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
SYDNEY BOUDOIR GOSSIP. [By ZaraH I have just the time to write my g0Bsip this week from Bowral before descending . the two thousand, feet or so of mountain to hot Sydney. Sitting in a large bow-window, with a lovely view of hill and valley before me, inspiration ought to be a matter of course.- The air here is delightful, and the undulating grassy country picturesquely timbered with eucalypti, which in their luxuriance of foliage do honour to Australia, offers many attractions for a summer holiday. Riding or driving along the well-kept roads is a pleasure, and the various towns and villages offer good accommodation and a certain amount of interest. It is not surprising, then, that the district is largely patronised by the wealthy residents of Sydney, and that they have built within short distances of each other handsome country homes, where they not only pass the summer months, but in many cases spend an odd week during the winter and spring. Following the main road from. Bowral one...
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY. CHAIRMAN OF COMMITTEES, Mr. Melville was elected under the new standing order, as Chairman of Committees. Under the same standing order Messrs. Garrard, M'Court, Neild, Wall, and Sir W. P. Manning were appointed to act as temporary Chairmen in the absence of Mr. Melville. REINSTATEMENT OP BILLS. The reinstatement of bills, which was a distin guishing feature of the formal business on Wednes day, also occupied the attention of members for some time yesterday afternoon. At the instance of Mr. Lyne a resolution was passed requesting the the Legislative Council to reinstate and proceed with Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Acts Extension Bill. The Council was also asked to accord the same treatment to Mr. Walker's Reduction of Cost of Ligitation Bill. On the other hand, messages were received from the Council requesting the Assembly to proceed with the con sideration of the Disorderly Conduct Suppression Bill and the Medical Bill, and with the considera tion of the ...
Parliament of New South Wales. THURSDAY, JANUARY 25. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. CALL OF THE HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
Parliament of New South Wales. (Herald,.) THURSDAY, JANUARY 25. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. CALL OF THE HOUSE. The House, on the motion of Mr.. Combes, directed a call of hon. members to be made for the purpose of considering the second reading of the Mining on Private Property Bill. MESSAGES TO THB ASSEMBLY. Messages were forwarded to the Assembly re questing that Chamber to resume consideration of the Bank Notes Bill, the Disorderly Conduct Sup pression Bill, and the Medical Bill, the progress of which was interrupted by the prorogation. VARIOUS BILLS. The bill to facilitate the carrying out of the re construction of certajri companies was introduced by the Attorney- General and read the first time. The Temporary Supply Bill was received from the Assembly, and within the space of a few minutes was passed through all its stages and returned to the Assembly. The Council also consented to the revival of the Cost of Litigation Reduction Bill and the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Acts Exten...
LATEST BANKRUPTCY THURSDAY, JANUARY 25. VOLUNTARY SEQUESTRATION. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
LATEST BANKRUPTCY, Thursday, January 25. ___ voluntary sequestrattow. w 4 w w^ .B«-wn, of Moruya, solicitor. Mr. A. Morns, official assignee. creditors' petition. Tn» , w-6? Vic\ery' Ebenezer Vickery, jun., and Joseph Vickery, trading as E. Vickery and Sons, of lilt-street, Sydney, merchants, v. W. A. M'Donald, iSSuL7'st0rekeeper- PetitiOttto be hear* 2 J ™aiTal c°n?um.PtB°n of meat in Austalia is III rr *? J E« mhabl-»nli j in Argentina,, 160 ; in the United States, 150; in Great Britain, 118 in
GRAPES FROM THISTLES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
GRAPES FROM THISTLES. , Sir,— The old fallacy that ail the social ills which afflict mankind can become removed by legislative enactment- still finds followers, especially in Australia, where some of the New South Wales unionist shearers are voting a portion of the union tunas to aiding in the return of unionist members of Parliament. Of course they have a perfect right to do this if they think fit ; but if they think that in so doing they are preparing the way for an industrial millenium they are grievously mistaken. They may seek to fix by legislative enactment the hours and conditions of labour, rates of wages, and so forth, but the result will invariably be the same —failure. _ They cannot compel the pastoralist to conduct hie business on lines laid down by them selves, or in defiance of the laws of supply and demand. Five hundred years ago employers in England attempted what is now sought ^to be achieved by the Australian labourers — that of fixing the conditions and remunerati...
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
LATE NEWS BY CABLE. The following messages are taken from the Herald : London, Jan. 24. London Truth reports that the accounts of the recent illness of H.K.H. the Princess of Walea wore ?xaggerated, but that nevertheless ifc is certain shat the Princess has decided to withdraw from society. The Bank of England has made no allotment of India Council bills this week. Tenderers offered 14 15-I6d. The India Council made a special allotment of a quarter of a lakh at 14 13-32d. It is anticipated that the trial of Jabez Spencer Balfour, the defaulting director of the Liberator Building Society, who has been arrested in the Ar gentine Republic, will result in startling disclosures, involving the prosecution of other perBona. It is al leged that letters are in existence showing that Bal four was making preparations for an inevitable finan cial crash five years ago. Jan. 25 : Jabez Spencer Bal f onr is contesting the legality of his arrest. Inspector Tonbridge, of Scotland Yard, will leave Lo...
THE CASSILIS ELECTORATE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
THE CASSILIS ELECTORATE. Sib, — My attention has been called to your issue of Saturday, 13th January, in which your Merriwa correspondent supplies some information new to me. He says I am one of the coming candidates for the Rylestone electorate., and most unwarrant ably asserts ' That 1 wish to prop up the ok exploded fabric of freetrade, by the help of a land tax.' Now, as I object to be misrepresented, perhaps you will allow me to correct this Merriwa Solomon. Though from his hypothesis, he would seem to ignore the signs of the times, he cannot be ignorant that a bill to modify the American tariff strongly tending towards freetrade— is before Congress. After so many years restriction the American people seem tired of it. Germany and many of the Continental States, though oblized to cling to crotection for revenue to keep their immense armaments are entering into reciprocity treaties for the free interchange of many necessaries of life. Victoria is crying out for intercolonial fre...
Daily Weather Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
Daily Weather Eeport. » ^e '0lIpwinpr weather and meteorological 'information waa received at the West Maitland telegraph etation to-day'- Armidale— W., fine, clear Aberdeen— Calm, dull Branxton— South, cloudy Bourke— Calm, fine BoRgabri-Calm, line Barraba— East, light, fine Bingara— East, light, fine Brewarrina— N.E., fine ; 55 points Casailis— Calm, cloudy Coolah— Calm, dull; 9 points t-.oonabarabran— East, fine ; 85 points Coonamble— East, fine Clarence Town— Calm, cloudy Denman— Culm, fine Dungog— S.E., fine, dull ? ' Greta— Calm, dull Glen Innes— Calm, fine, clear Gunnedah— Calm, fine Gundy— Calm, fine Jerry's Plains-Calm, cloudy Morpeth-S.E., light, fine Muawellbrook— S.E., dull Murrurundi-Calm, fine Moonau Brook— Calm, fine Merriwa-Calm, flue Millie-N E., fine Moree— Calm, fine Mogil Mogil— Calm, fine Mungindl— Calm, fine NaeX^ffiSMl dUll- °l0Udy ' 6ea 8mootU Pilliga-S.E., fine J.at,ef8on— Calm, cloudy ; intensely warm Quirindi-Calm.fine. clear ; Hpo'inta Kaymond Terrace-Calm...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. MR. E. J. BOWLING AND WOMAN SUFFRAGE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. Mfi. E. J. BOWLING AND WOMAN SUFFRAGE. Sir, — Allow me, through the medium of your columns, in behalf of the women who have the interest or their sex arid the larger interests of humanity at heart, to thank ' E. J. Bowling' for his letter about Womanhood Suffrage. That he is not personally desirous for the extension of the franchise to women, makes the letter more remark able for the fairness of its tone. If men of the type of E. J. Bowling were the rule, rather than the exception, we should be less anxious for our rights. But doubtless, when the justice of our claim was seen, the franchise would be granted without any screaming from the sisterhood. Letters like those of 'Borneo' (wherefore '.[JEomeoP') unintentionally do more to advocate our claim than anything we can say for ourselves. Let us thank him also. A WORKING WOMAN. Jan. 24, 1894. Sir, — It goes without saying that your cor respondent, E. J. Bowling, has a very high opinion of himself, if nobody els...
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
Painting the nostrils with glycerine on a soFfc camel s hair brush, so far back as the passages will permit, will sometimes give great relief in cases of cold in the head. Dr. Galippo reports to the French Academy of Sciences, after eight years' investigation, that all stones, such as gravel, found in the human bodv Hfcf *C-£ ^y ,microbes. Microbes are the author _ of that chemical decomposition which results m calcareous deposits. Healthy organs may fv^ 5ese Parasites. for so long as the humours ot the body are in a normal state they produce no bad effects. When tho system becomes diseased the microbes produce the depoeits winch develope into gravel or stone. From human saliva Dr uaiippe haB produced stone mechanically.