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LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
LATEm GABLE GRAH& [From the Press Telegraph Association.] London, Thursday. Another sensation was canaed to-day by the, arrest of Mr. J. R. R. Fitt, who Iiob been for a number of years secretary to the North London Commercial Permanent Building Sooiety. Fibt is charged with falsifying the books of tha Society, £37 iB said to be missing. The Judical Committee of the Pmy Council has reserved its decision in the appeul oaae Sydney Suburban Mutual Permanent Buildiag Land In vestment Association v. Lyons. Tbe death is announced of Sir Gerald Portal, British Agent and Consul-General of tho Dominion of Zanzibar. The cause of death waa typhoid feve?. The appeal of Vallfant, the perpetrator or the dynamite outrage in the French Chamber of De puties, against the death sentence has been rejected by the Court of Cassation. A committee is being formed in Loudon of members of Parliament and others with the object of educating public opinion in reference to tbe Naval Defence scheme in conn...
Fight for the Championship of the World. CORBETT V. MITCHELL. London, Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
Fight for the Championship of the World. From the Press Telegraph Association] CORBETT V. MITCHELL. London, Thursday. The great fight for the championship of the world between Corbett and Mitchell, the English champion, came off to-day. The fight took place in the arena of the Duval Athletic Club, Jacksonville, Florida. There were over 4000 per sons present. When the men eatered the ring no time wr-3 lost in getting to work. Corbett appeared the strongest and swiftest at first. Some even and savage exchanges took place on the necks and ribs of the pair. In the second round Corbett led easily from the first, He uppercut Mitchell, who waa floored twice. In the third round Mitchell was again pun!sh'i on the neck, but though groggy replied spiritedly on the ribs, and cnin, and then was refloored twice. The . third time Corbett rushed him, when Mitchell clinched. Corbett bounded fr?e and got straight home on the nose, when Mitchell fell. The fight wn3 then over. It only lasted nine minut...
BRANXTON. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
BRANXTON. Beekeeping. — A meeting of the Hunter Eiver Beekeepers' Association was held in the School of Arte, on Tuesday, 22nd inst. Mr. H. J. Foreman* one of the Vice-Presidents, presided, and on behalf of apiarists in th« vicinity of Branxton cordially welcomed visitors from West Maitland and else where. No set programme had been prepared, and therefore he suggested that Mr. Mansfield should exhibit lantern views of matters pertaining to apiculture, and perhaps Mr. W. Pender would kindly explain them. After that questions might be put to the meeting and answered by those whose varied experience best fitted them to reply to same. The Chairman's suggestion was adopted, and views illustrating the manipulation of hives, the anatomy of bees, and hives adopted largely in other countries were exhibited and explained to every one's satis faction. A few comic views of a nature foreign to beekeeping, but calculated to amuse the young, brought this part of the programme to a satis factory co...
DISTRICT NEWS. LOCHINVAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
DISTEICT NEWS. [From Our Correspondents.] LOCHINVAR. Lochinvar C. C. v. Branxton C. C. — Perhaps the best, the most enjoyable and exciting game of cricket was played on Saturday afternoon, between the above clubs at Lochinvar, and resulted in a win for Lochinvar by six runs. Both sides batted well, and the bowling and fielding v. as good. The Bev. Mr. Parker, Wesleyan minister, stationed at Branxton, preached at Lochinvar, to a large congregation in the Wesleyan Church on Sunday morning. This being the first time he has preached this year at Lochinvar, the following was his New Year's greeting to his people : ' The Lord bless thee and keep thee ; the Lord make His face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee. The Lord lift up His countenance upon thee and give thee peace 5' taken from the vi, Numbers 24, 25, 26. The very beautiful picture he drew from his text delighted his audience, each one declaring it the best new year's greeting we have received this year. We hear that the c...
ADRIAN'S RELEASE. CHAPTER TEE LAST "FORGIVE ME; I HAVE WRONGED YOU." [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
: ^ADRIAN'S RELEASE. CHAPTER THE LAST 'FORQtVE ME; I HAVE WKONCIE1J YOU.' Through the thick darKne.ss, scarcely relieved in any degree by the bright light of the stars, the relief party sped on its may to the beseiged bunga low. Time was precious and they knew — life or death might depend on a few minutes either way— the fate of the helpless vromen and children hung on their Bpeed. As they hastened on, Adrian's thoughts, wild and confused at first, began to shape themselves into more orderly fashion, and to comprehend the extraordinary result which seemingly chance events had brought about. ' £ could almost believe that I was dreaming,' he mused. 'For the second time within a few weeks, I am striving to preserve the life of one who should be the deareut person ou earth to me, and who is, ? but I won't even think that out. But there is some deep meaning in this marvellous series of events ; so unexpected, so compelling me with irresistible force. Yes, yes, I see it now. A higher Powe...
THE FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' DEMONSTRATION AT SINGLETON. (By Telegraph from our Correspondent.) Singleton, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
THE FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' DEMON STRATION AT SINGLETON. (By Telegraph from our Correspondent.) Singleton, Friday evening. Tho United Demonstration wai a g-*eat suejpsg. Over twelve hundred were present. Tne weather was hot, but was tempered in the afternoon by a nice breeze. AU the events were well contested. Following are the results : — Youths Handicap, 75 yards. — Baker 1, Ingram 2. Demonstration Handicap, 100 yart's. — Ba'ser 1, Mantle 2, Shade 3. Societies Handicap, 100 yards.— Smith 1, Cousins 2, Shade 3. Half-mile Bicycle Handicap. — Phe!'n 1, Sha skle berg 2, Lacy 3. One Mile Handicap Bicycle Race.— -Shaokleberg 1, Smith 2, Megson 3. Two Mile Handicap Bicycle Race. — Shackle, berg 1, Charles Harburn 2, Thompson 3. Harburn would have won the race but for mistaking the number of laps. Polo Ponies Prize.— -Alexander Morrison 1, J. Smith 2, H. Smith 3.
Intercolonial Cricket Matches. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] NEW SOUTH WALES v. VICTORIA. Sydney, Friday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
Intercolonial Cricket Matches, [From the Press Telegraph Association.] NEW SOUTH WALES v. VICTORIA. Sydney, Friday. The cricket match attracted an enormous attend ance, and the greatest interest was taken in the game. Rain during night seriously affected tho ground ; the ball was cut about in all directions. Callaway and Murdoch made a good commencement for New South Wales, putting up 32 bi1 fore Murdoch was bowled for 2 after 35 minutes' play. Moses, Macpheraon, and Gregoiy got out for double figures, but with great difficulty. The Victorians fared worse. The wickefc was very firey after a little time. Trott made 20 by free batting. Trumble hit vigorously - making one fiver into the grands '??mil reserve.' Moore kept the wickets excellently. Following are the complete scores. New South Wales. First Innings. Callaway, c Trott.b Phillips ? :. 38 Murdoen, b McLeod ? 2 Moses, c Trumble, b McLeod ? ;.., 24 Iredale, c Walters, b Trumble ? S Dorman, c Trott, b McLaod ? 6 MePherson, st Bla...
THE ANNIVERSARY REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
THE ANNIVERSARY REGATTA. The results of the regatta are : Maiden Fours : Sydney University Boating Club, 1; Glebe Rowing Club, 2; Mercantile, 3 ; Sydney, 4; North Sydney, 5. An excellent race; won easily. Manual Labour, amateurs, single soulla.' — Bishop' 1, Tierney2, Latta3. Won by two lengths. Service Whalers, open to Ir' Men o' War, and Local Deft Brigade 1, Rapid 2, Wallaroo 3 Senior Fours.— North Sydney itowing ^iuu x, Glebe 2, Sydney 3. Ali-comers' Fours.— B. E. R. C, 1; G. Ward's crew, 2. Sailing Dingies, ten feet and under : Venora 1, Tattoo 2, Shatter 3. Viking Dingy Race, sixteen feet : Thistle 1, Our Own 2. Dingies, 14 feet. — Regina 1, Violet 2, Portuna3. All Boats, 18 feet,— Aztec 1, Ethel 2, Cygnet 3. Half- decked Boats, with counter sterns only. — Spray 1. Arrow 2. Open and Half-decked Boats, unlimited, amateur crews,— Secret 1, Willia 2, Esmeraldo 3.
Englishwomen Beyond the Seas. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
Englishwomen Beyond the Seas. [By the Countess of Jersey.] (From the. Queen of 2nd December, Abridged.) Among the many merits attributed to the English race po3sibly that which is claimed with the.least fear of contradiction is that it produces the best colonists in the world. Trnly when we look far'andwide in every quarterof the globe, and seethe English flag waring over etataly cities and crowded quays, when we hear the English tongue spoken in little homesteads nestled among Australian hills or breaking the sweep of Canadian prairies, we wonder wherein lies the secret of our country's power of expansion. The gentlemen of England who live at home at ease hear plenty of stories of the gallantry and devotion of those who have sailed over trackless deeps, hewn their way through pathless forests, and founded cities beneath the Southern Cross. Rightly are the names of such men placed upon the roll of honour. But the ladies of England hear much less of the everyday heroism which has led...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
LOCAL NEWS. CONVERSAZIONE, WeSLEYAN GHURCH.— UJ an xouncement in our weekly edition it will be seen that the WesleyanChurch authorities purpose holding on February 21, 22, 23, in the Town Hal, a grand conversazione, musical festival, and sale ot work. The obneefc of thia is a very laudable one : it is_ to raise funds to wipe off a debt incurred in repairing damages caused by the recent flood. No direct appeal has yet been made before, and it is to be hoped the appeal made in this way will be ably seconded by the public generally. It is contem plated mating this festival very attractive, many new and striking features will be imported into the affair in order to make it alluring and instructive, aswell as very entertaining to those who visit it. A' large committee has been formed who are at work in-earnest in their several departments in order to make the affair a complete success. The committee appeal to-day for assistance from those who possets such things in the way or exhibits as...
MELBOURNE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
MELBOURNE. Tuesday. Mr. Chandler, district coroner, held an inquest to-day on the body of Thomas Weltnall, one of the Governor's orderlies who shot himself yesterday at Brighton Beach. There was no evidence to show the state, of deceased's mind; a verdict was re tnrned of death caused by a bullet wound inflicted by himself while suffering from temporary insanity. To police to-day raided the ' Brockleigh' totalieator, Little Collins-street, and made nearly fifty arreBts. . . ? ,
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Sydney, Friday evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Sydney, Friday evening. To-day was observed &i a close holiday. Drizzling rain fell nearly all the morning, but towards afternoon the weather brightened up some what. There wa' a considerable falling off in the number of people who usually patronise the various harbour resorts on - Anniversary Day, owing doubtless to the threatening aspect of the elements. The anniversary regatta -was a brilliant success. The French mail boat, Villa de la Ciotat, wci placed at the disposal of the com mittee as a flagship, and wes visitsd by crowds during the day. Sir GeorgeDibbs, Mr. Lyne, Mr. SlatJ tery, Mr. See, and Mr. Gopeland paid a visit during the day, and were received by Captain Fiaschi and shown over the splendid specimen of medern marine architecture. Sir George Dibbs pro posed the health of the President of the Great Republic. In doing so he asked them to drink to a renewed alliance between two great powers...
LATE SPORTING NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] Sydney, Friday. SYDNEY TURF CLUB RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
LATE SPORTIIG HEWS. TFrom thh Press Telegraph Association.] Sydney, Friday, SYD83EY TURF CLUB RACES. The above meeting, which took place at Rand wick this afternoon, was well attended. The weather was warm, and there was excellent racing. Following are results : — Hurdle Race of ^6125 ; about 2 miles. Mr. W. M. Keogh's br g Anarrow, aged, list ... 1 J. Hawley's br m Bettina, 6 years, lOst 9lbs 2 J. Cornwell's br g Brisbane, agrd, list ? 3 Other starters : Whitsfoot, Escort, Barzan, Hegira, Associate, Vanguard, Amult, JtJilly, and Marque. Betting : 2 to 1 against Anarrow, 5 to 1 v. Escort, 8 to 1 v. Brisbane, 10 to 1 v. others. Below the distance Anarrow came with a rush, and won easily by six lengths. Bettina was four lengths away. Time, 3 min. 55 sec3. Challenge Stakes, of £250 ; 6 fnrlongs. Hon. W. A. Long's br f Gloria, 3 yrs., 7st 81b... 1 Mr. S. Hordern's br h Cannon, 4 yrs., 7st 4!b... 2 H. Garrett's b g All Sorts, aged, 9st 51b (in. penalty) ? 3 Other starters : Matvel, Buccl...
ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
ECHOES OF SPORT. The popular Plattsburg and Wallsend Amateur Turf Club will hold its next meeting on March 3, when £]20 will be distributed. The programme will appear next week, and as usual the genial ' Jack' Moss is secretary. ? Vogengang, winner of the Wellington Cup, was a pretty fair performer as a tw o-year-old, but the good opinion formed of him when he won the Canterbury Champagne Stakes, beating Day Dream (now in England), Whakawatea, Stepniak and Launceston, was hardly borne out by his subsequent running, though he won a couple of races as a three-year-old. Burlington, the sire of Vogengang, is by Albany (sire of OudeiB.Day Dream, &c.) from Gossip, by Traducer, and I believe was at one time sold for about ' a tenner,' so that he can by no means be considered an aristocrat. There should be a large attendance at the Aus tralian Running Ground this evening, when the first rounds of the Race Night's Handicap will be got through. The event promises to evoke ' whips' of ...
Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 26 January 1894
FUNERAL. FUNERAL. &nbsp; &nbsp; THE FRIENDS of the late &nbsp; Mrs. MARGARET HOUS- &nbsp; &nbsp; TON are respectfully invited to &nbsp; ATTEND HER FUNERAL : To. &nbsp; move from her late residence, &nbsp; &nbsp; Fitzroy-street, East Maitland, &nbsp; To-morrow (Saturday) After- &nbsp; noon, at Four o'clock. &nbsp; W. SLOAN & SON, &nbsp; 280 Undertakers. &nbsp;
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 27 January 1894
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. Kitchen Garden : Continue to sow for succession peas, beans, turnips, carrots, lettuce.parnips, radiah, parsley, and all herbs, bauliuowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery. Pull up forward crops of keeping onionB, nnd stop shoots of pumpkins, vegetable marrow, cucumbers, &c. Water plants that have lately been put out, Bed beds, and young seedlings — Flower, Garden : Nothing spoils the appearance of a garden 00 much as weeds and dead leaves: these should be removed as they appear. Water should not be spared, care being taken to d« so only after the sun has gone down. Trim and regulate plants. Dahlias may be planted. Stake and carelully tie up ouch as require it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching midday 8un.— Ouciiakd and Fhuit Gahden : Bud fruit trees, roses, end choice shrubs Carefully attend to vines, keeping them free from weeds and iiiBects. Gather ripe fruit, Ihin what is superfluous. Birds are v...