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Family Notices [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 27 January 1894
j . FUNERAL. I I TflHE FUNERAL of the late i ' JL Mr. JOSEPH H. CLIFT will | I move from his late residence, | Campbell's Hill, To - mokkow | : (Sdndat) Afternoon, at Three |' o'clock. I W. E. NORMAN & SONS, I 285 Undertakers. & I FUNERAL. | npHE FRIENDS of the late 1 J- Mr. CHARLES DURHAM, § of Mount Leonard, Bulga, are | respectfully invited t« ATTEND § HIS FUNERAL: The procession | will leave his late rssidence, Mount | Leonard, for the Bulga Cemetery, | at Four o'clock To-moebow (Sun- | day) Afternoon. 284 ||
ECHOES OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 27 January 1894
ECHOES OF SPORT. Kitchener, the smallest jockey that ever had a mount in an important race, has given more trouble to sporting scribes than any other jookey that ever donned a racing jacket. How often has the question ' What was Kitchener's bodily weight ?' been answered in the sporting newspapers ? A jorrespondenfc has furnished an English publication with some very interesting particulars of this wee bit of humanity. Kitchener, who real name was Titchener, waa taken out of the West Sussex WorkhouBe, an orphan and a friendless lad, by George Ducker, who trained horses for Mr. Dorian, of Adsdean Castle, Sussex. The correspondent says that he often played marbles with Titchener at Adsdean, and that Titchoner always cheated. Subsequent events proved fchafe Titchener could not ride straight. As a boy he rode for Mr. Dorian, and his transference from Ansdean to Newmarket was due to the fact that he galloped Hobbie Noble down the turnpike road from Adsdean to Chichester on the eve of the...
RAYMOND TERRACE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 27 January 1894
RAYMOND TERRACE. The holiday to-day was generally observed though no local sports or attractions of any kind were provided. An excursion to Clarence Town in the steamer Planet was well patronised, and the town was full of excursionists from Newcastle, the steamers Namoi and Goolwa each, bringing up as many people as they could conveniently accommo date. Mr. Chas. T. Dennett, of Riverview, Miller's For rest, died at his residence on Wednesday evening, after a brief illness. Mr. Dennett was a prominent member of the Church of England, and was an officer of St. John's Church for several years past. The de ceased was a native of the district and was in his forty-eighth year. He leaves a wife and young family fairly well provided for. The funeral, which took place on Thursday afternoon was a very large one, and was attended by all classes of the com munity. Jan. 26
DISTRICT TELEGRAMS. QUIRINDI. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
nKTUfffi1 TIFF VPU AMC 1)10 £ sxlbl iiiLiiiiiiAlld. [From our Correspondents.] QU1R1NDI. Monday afternoon. A Berious case of fish poisoning occurred on Friday night. Mr. Underwood, a well-known resi dent; Mr. O'HaUoran, hotel proprietor; Mr. Moore, of Quirindi ; ? Mr. Alexander Pyke, of Yarraman stores ; Mr. Layton, school teacher ; Mr. Bradley, commercial traveller for Messrs. D. Cohen and Co. ; and Miss Dodd ; all were attacked within three hours. Dr. Yeates was called in and gave every attention. Mis. O'Halloran, Mr. H. Levien, M.P., Mr. Bradley (before he was attacked), and Mr. Brown, of Quirindi, was extremely attentive to the wants of the sufferers. The fish was fried down country, and brought up. The sufferers are pretty well but weak.
MELBOURNE. Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
G9ELBOURNE. Monday. Henry Owens, Ballarat, Miner, waa remanded at the court to-day on a charge of intending to abscond from his bail. He was arrested on Satur day on a ship boand for South Africa. He had been committed for trial on a charge of criminal assault on a girl 13 years of age on a bail of £150. iiuuia jorea commences au uutiou ugmusu i/uu stable Spillane in the County Court next month, in which she claims £100 for alleged malicious prosecution. The woman was discharged on a charge of soliciting laBt July. Spillane's comrades are subscribing for the defence. Since the Premier Permanent Society has been in liquidation £400,000 have been paid off, and depositors may get 10s in the pound. The Minister of Lands has issued instructions for the annual raid on rabbits in February. ?
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. [From the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Monday afternoon. The will of the late J. Cox, Wallsend, has been proved to-day at .£235. Voluntary sequestration :— John Porteua, miner, Stockton. At an inquest on the body of the male aboriginal found in the bush at Sans Souci, on Friday, an open verdict was returned. The medical evidence given was- vo Mae euecc mas aeatn occurrea a week before the body was found. The ghastly discovery was made by a picnic party. The Coroner held an inquest on the body of a female infant found in the bush at Coogee with the arms eatenoff at the elbows and the legs at the knees. Dr. Jamieson gave it as his opinion that mutilation of the limbs had been caused by native cats, which abound in the vicinity, but be was unable to certify the cause of death, owing to the decomposed state of the remains. An open verdict was returned* Eepresentatives of the body known as the Active Service Brigade attended at the Central Police Court ...
FORECAST ISSUED TO-DAY. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
FORECAST ISSUED TO-DAY. Nev South Wales: Continued southerly to easterly winds, strong to a gala north of Port Macquarie. Weather still unsettled generally with rain west of the mountains, and on the northern coast; some showers about Sydney. Brisbane, Monday. Mr. Clement Wragge issued the following notifi cation this morning: Tropical disturbance now central between Bustard Head and Sandy Cape, travelling on a south-easterly course a heavy south-east gale, with rough to high Beas and rain will obtain between Eockhampton and Cape Moreton. Such will affect parts of north-east coast of New South Wales.
No title [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
A certain colonel, remarkable for his oddities, having drunk too freely, ordered his servant, who was an Irishman, newly hired, to bring him his pistols. The servant obeyed. The colonel then loaded them both, and, having locked the door, commanded his man to hold one of the candles at arm's length till he snuffed it with a ball. Prayers and entreaties were in vain, ana compiy ue must, and did, though trembling. The colonel performed the operation at the first attempt, then laying down his pistol, was going to unlock the door. Patrick catches up that which was loaded. ' Arrah, master,' says he, ' but now you must take up the other candle, and let me have my shoot, too.' The colonel called him rogue and rascal to no purpose; he was now vested with power, and would be obeyed. Accordingly his master extended the candle ; but, this being the first time of Pat's performance, he not only ami6sed the candle, but shot off a button from the breast of the colonel's coat. So narrow an escape ha...
WEEKLY CALENDAR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
WEEKLY CALENDAR. ' ''? TZ High Water at Sun Sum 'a g! Newcastle. Rises. Sets. I8- ? ? ?g Morn. Even. h. si. j n. m. j n. m. n. m. ?January,.'*) Mon. 5 22 7 . 5 22 1. 9 1 . 82 30 Tues. 6 . 23 7 . 5 33 2.0 2 . 28 31 VTVd. S . 24 -7 . 4 24 3.3 3 . 88 1 Thurs. 5 . 25 7.3 25 4 . 15 4 . 52 2 Fri. 5 . 26 7 . 2 26 5 . 2G 0.0 .^February. 3 Sat. 6 . 27 7.1 27 6 . 28 6 . 58 ? 4 Sun. 5. -88 7,0 88 7.19 7 . 42 Ciiances of the Moon. Last Quarter. Monday. January 29, 2h. 56m. a.m. New Mood, Tuesday. February G, 7h. 50m. a.m. First Quarter. Tuesday, February 13, 8h. 48m. p.m. Full Moon, Tuesday, February 20, 12h. 2lm. p.m.
Gardening and Agricultural Memoranda for January. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
'-J&rden.ing and Agricultural Memoranda for January. Kitchen Gardes : Continue to bow for succession peas, 'Cleans, turnips, carrots, lettuce, par-nips, radish, parsley, and all , tierbs, cauliflowers, broccoli, &c. Transplant leeks and celery, ' iFull up forward crops oi keeping onions, and stop shoots of gmnipklne, vegetable marrow, cucumbers, &c. Water plants 'that, have lately heen yrat out, sci'd beds, and young seedlings — ?FIiOwer Garden : Nothing apoilB the appearance of a garden BO much as weens and dead leaves: these should De removed as they appear. Water should not be spared, care being taken to d» so only after the suu has gone down. Trim and regulate ?plants Dnhliap may beplanied. Stfti-.e and carefully tie up euoh as require it. Shade delicate plants from the scorching midday sun.— OncuAitD and Fruit Garden: Bud fruit 'trees, roses, and choice shrubs Carefully attend to vines, keeping them free from weeds and insects. Gather ripe fruit, Thin wh...
The Midnight Sun. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
The Midnight Sun. In the far northland, where the cold is perpetual ? where the sun rises only a few degrees above the horizon even in midsummer j where the year is one long day and one long night, existence is most precarious, and fraught with peculiar difficulties unknown tc 1 the inhabitants of more favoured lauds — -' Scientific Authority.' xu was in nortn latitude 86 deg. 54' Q'. In the front parlour a youth vowed eternal love for a maiden. She was very beautiful in her empire bear-skin cut hi-rh in the neck. Suddenly a discordant sound interrupted their communion. ' Ain't that fellow going pretty soon ?' shouted a harsh voice from the adjoining apartment. ' He's been here two months and a half/' a 'awMt£a? ^e tr-Ue' P?'' reioined ^e girl, with midnigfchtfyet»ne lg-mUlty5 'but ifc 'n'fc near The triumph was hers. All the old man could do, logically, was to turn uneasily about upon his couch and let it 1 go at In China all the land belongs to the State, and a trifling sum per ac...
Daily Weather Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
Daily Weather Report, The following weather and meteorologies) Information was received at the West Maitland telegraph station to-day:— Armidale— B., drizzling Aberdeen— S., strong, dull, like rain, raining through night; 13 points Branxton— S., cloudy, like rain ; 50 points Bourkc— S.E., cloudy Breeza— Showery Boggabri— S.E., oloudy Barraba— N.E., fine Bingera — E., overcast Brewarrina— N.E., raining - CaBsiUs— S.S E., cloudy Coolah— Calm, cloudy Coonabarnbran— South-east, cloudy; 1 point Coouamble— South-east, showery Clarence Town— Calm, showery ; 145 points Denman— South, dull, like rain Duugog— Cairo, cloudy ; 131 points Greta— Calm, dull, like rain Gleu Innea— EaBt, strong, line Goodooga— East, cloudy . ? Gumiedah— South, raining lightly ; 35 points Gnndy— Calm, oloudy Jerry 13 Plains— Calm, cloudy, like rain Morpetb— South-east, Btrong, showery ; 60 points Muswellbrook— South, showery ; 49 points Murrurundi— South, cloudy Moonan Brook— Calm, oloudy DIerriwn— Calm, dull, like ...
BISMARCK AND HIS EMPEROR. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
BIS1IAECK AND HIS EMPEEOB. Pbince Bismarck must have been reminded on Thursday last of the scene on Tuesday, Match 25, 1890, when, after his leave-taking interview with the Emperor, he received an ovation from the people of Berlin, who escorted him home ia thousands, and desired to take the horeea out of his carriage. Or of that other scene or Saturday, April 29 or the Bame year, when he quitted the Prussian capital amid unparalleled demonstrations of grief and respect. ' All Berlin wbb in -the streets, and all Berlin behaved ae if a great funeral were passing, the people, usually so cynical, actually weeping with excitement. The populace even burst into the station though it was filled with Ambassadors, Emperor's Aides-de-camp, 'Ministers of PausbIs, nobles, and all who ate ,great m the land, assembled to do honour to the parting pilot.' These are the words of a contemporary chronicle, which goes to say that on April 1, the Prince's birthday, mes sages of congratulation .poured in ...
Tragedy in Fact and Fiction. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
Tragedy in Fact and Fiction. Here, by the way, is a short and true story of the day that few novelists would hare dared to invent. Kentucky is a hot-headed, warm-hearted, fearless State. Picking up a Kentucky paper you feel that, compared with an English county, it is indeed a new corner of a new world, though America is beginning 10 nave ita anmqumes ana to talfc of its ancient buildiags. One of the latest incidents of Kentucky is singularly tragic, not alone in a sanguinary sense, hut dramatically. One L. D. Woods, a respectable inhabitant of Cleveland, had a sister who, desiring to visit a siBter in Somerset, was placed by a rail road guard in charge of the night clerk at a station which was only a mile from Somerset. While she was waiting for the train Mr. Barney Higgins, the luuyuL ui uuiuemcb, uuiuu upon une scene ana ottered to drive her to her 6ister's house. The night clerk thought the offer a polite and kind one, and Miss Woods went out with his worship, who took her to a ...
DISTRICT NEWS. SINGLETON. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
DISTRICT NEWS. [Fbom our Correspondents.] SINGLETON. Death of Mr. Charles Durham. — 'We have to record, with deep regret, the untimely death of this highly-esteemed gentleman, in the prime of man hood. The sad event took place at the residence of the deceased gentleman, Mount Leonard, Bulga, at half-past 5 o'clock on Saturday morning, as announced in your telegraphic news in Saturday's ' Daily Mercury. We had previously alluded to Mr. ? Durham's short illness preceding his dissolution. : Since Wednesday afternoon Jasfc, Mr. Durham con- ' tinned to sink rapidly, and it was evident that his recovery was impossible, although both Dr. Kead ' and Dr. Bowman were most assiduous in their at- ' tendance, and did all that lay in their power to prolong life, and hoped against hope. The deceased gentleman was the second son of the late Mr. William Durham, of Wombo. Several years ago he married Miss Bichards, daughter of Mr. Benf amin Eichards, of Windsor, proprietor of the well-known Riverston...
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. ARRIVALS—January 27. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE. SYDNEY. AEUIVALS ? JANCABX 27. Sotomahana, s, 1727 tons, Captain George Allman, from Auckland 23rd, and Southern ports. Esperance, Danish steel barque, 616 tons, Captain J. P. Toft, from Brisbane 22nd January. Tambo, s, 732 tons, Captain John Wavisb, from Strahan, via Hobart. Kosedale, e, 274 tons, Captain L. Paulson, from Nambuco .Kiver, via Port Macquarie. Hauroto, e, 1988 tons, Captain R. Neville, from Wellington 23rd January. Tasmania, s, 2252 tons, Captain T. McGee, from Auckland and ports. Burwah, s., 0S7 tons, Captain Gerrit Smith, from Brisbane January 26. AUowrie, a, 607 tonB, Captain G. Walker, from Eden, via ports. Airlie, s., 2337 tons, Captain Winthrop EUis, from Kobe 21st December. Sydney, s., «Si tona, Captain E. J. Skinner, from NewosBtle. Augusta, s., 201 tons, Captain L. Tullocb, from Tweed and Byron Bay. GwyJir, b., £18 tons, Captain M. Thompson, from Newcastle. Burrawong, s., 331 tons, Captain E. Taplin, from Maoleay Biver 27th January. Kar...
EDW. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'s REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
EDW. HIGGENS, MARSHALL, AND CO.'s EEPORT. Fat Cattle.— Market fairly supplied. Buyers were in good attendance, and competed briskly for fresh quality cattle, valueB for which were in advance of recent quotations. Our Bales comprise : On- account H. J. Adams, bullocks at £3 15s to £4, 4s, do. light at £3 5s 6d to £3 12s ; T. Harrison, cows at ^£3, heifers at £2 ; McDonald, steers at £1 19s to .£3 ; H. J. Adams, cows at £2 10s to £5 7s, heifer at £1 19s ; L. A. Dangar, Jbul locks to £2 13s ; T. S. Hall, bullocks at £3 15b. Fat Calves. — Market fully supplied and values unchanged. We have sold — For T. Harrison, calves at £1 3s to £1 13s; J. Madden's at £1 Is; W. Madden, 4 at £1 3s. Fat Sheep.— Supplies again very short. Sales proved exceedingly brisk, and values ruled very high. We have sold — for C. H. Cox, wethers at 8s 2d to 10s 4d ; A. Campbell, wethers (inferior) at 4s 8d to 5s ; Northern Agents, Tamworth, wethers (tops) at 8s to 9s, (seconds) at 6s Id to 6b 9d. . Fat Lambs. — Pr...