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GUNNEDAH. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
GUNNEDAH. Monday afternoon. Light rain set in this morning, and it has been showery all day, with every appearance of con tinuing. Mr. John Norton, of Sydney, will deliver a political address this evening at the School of Arts. Nominations for three seats rendered vacant in the Mnnieinal Council. r.Annpri hv t.ViA rahirampnt: r\f Aldermen Jarmain, Bedwell and Doolan, close to day. The following are likely to contest : Messrs. Hoggacth, Kuhl, Goddard, and Van Weenan. General regret was expressed here on hearing the news of Mr. Joseph Cliffs death. Deceased was largely known and respected. 400 good cows, with ISO calves (Keen's), are approaching, consigned to Bacon and Co.
NEWCASTLE. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
NEWCASTLE. The weather on Saburday, which was such a decided change, caused a diminution of the audience at the Eisteddfod. The number of people ab bhe opening was small, as compared wibh the previous day. The number, however, gradually increased as bhe time came near for the choirs bo compete, and the greatest excitemenb reigned both during the singing and afterwards while the adjudicator was preparing the award. Eegarding the singing, if we take all the remarks of thab genble man (Mr. Monbague) into consideration, we must certainly say it was no good, and by no means as good as when they were exhibiting during practice. To give the full award would be bo occupy un necessarily boo much space. Four choirs compebed, viz. :— Wallsend and Platteburg, under Mr. J. J. Wells, 80 voices ; Adamsbown and Hamilton, under Mr. Jackson, 130 voices ; Stockton Choral Union, under Mr. J. JoneB, 120 voices ; Newcastle Choral Union, 76, under Mr. Eees Wiliams. The decision was a tie bebween Sbockton ...
LATEST MARKET NEWS. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY MARKETS. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
T A TEW tiffAftffrT wrwc? P?R0M THB PRBSS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] SYDNEY MARKETS. _. Monday afternoon. ii'lour quiet, roller sold at £8 10s to £8 12s 6d new £8 5s to £8 10s. Wheat, dull and plentiful ; new milling, 3s j chick wheat, 2s lid to 3s. Bran, quiet at 7d ; pollard scarce at 8$d to 9d. Maize ? ?prime Fumut 3s 6d to 3a 6Jd ; medium, 3s 3d to 3s 5d. Oats dull— prime bright feed 2s 7d, dun 2b 8d, seed 2s 8d ; chaff— prime £3 10s to £3 15s, other sorts from £3, very choice £4 ; barley— Cape 2s 9d. Lucerne hay— Hunter Eiver scarce on the Eailway choice £2 15s to £3 ; hay (oaten) , in bundles £3 to £3 15s. Onions— Melbourne Globes £6, Port Arling ton £5 15s to £6. Potatoes— bluest ins (prime) to £3 10s, Hunter Eiver £3, Warrnambool dull, £2 15s. Straw unsaleable; local bundled £2, derrick pressed £2 5s. Butter in good de mand; creamery and best brands of factory I0} '& 8id 5 facfcory 8(3. dairy 6d to 7d, pastry 4d to 5d. Bacon, hand cured 6d to G Jd, machine cured 5d to 5...
Intercolonial Cricket Match. [FROM THE PRESS TELEGRAPH ASSOCIATION.] NEW SOUTH WALES v. VICTORIA. Monday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
Intercolonial Cricket Match. [From thb Press Telbgraph Association.] NEW SOUTH WALES v. VICTORIA. Monday afternoon. The match was resumed at noon to-day in the presence of a fair attendance, which increased considerably after luncheon time. Twp showers fell, rendering an adjournment necessary before lunch. Turner batted freely, making one five. Callaway exhibited sound defence, scoring off all possible chances. The Victorians bowled and fielded well. Newell, b Trott. ? , ? 8 Turner, c Phillips, b Trott ? 26 Moses, lbw, b McLeod ? n Iredale, b Trumble ? -. ? 3 Callaway, b Phillips ? I..................' 50 Conirigham, b McLeod ? l Moore, c Trott, b Phillips ? 4 H. Donnan, not out.. ? 13 Sundries ? , ? .' 9 ' All out ? ..'. ? 151 Victoria. Second Innings. Walters, e Callaway, b Coningham ? , ? 34 Harry, b Turner ? .-. ? 25 Trott, not out ? 2 Graham, not ont ? 9 Trott, c Macpherson, b Turner ? 19 Worrall, c Iredale, b Turner.............. ? 1 Phillips, b Newell ? 0 Five out for.. ? 91<...
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER II. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
MARIGOLD. CHAPTER II. ' We are lost '.' Mrs. Oarlefcon is wailing at the same moment. ' It is plain that my husband sus pects me. If he regains his sight he will recognize me, and nothing can hide me from his vengeance.' 'Tour husband will not regain his sight,' an swers Ethel, continuing, in reply to her mother's wonaenng iook : 'it ne were to De roooea 01 ms little hoard to-night he would have to go to the gravp in blindness, for he could never save the amount over again at his time of life.' And with a look that makes even her mother shudder, ehe leaves the room. In the outer apartment she comes upon her maid, a vinegary-faced spinister of uncertain age. ' How comes on John the butler ? Still faithless to you, Eaehel ?' inquires Ethel. ' He ain't none too true, miss,' confesses Rachel. . ' As I've often told you, I believe he's been be witched. I know there's them as sneers at witch craft and such like, but I come of a stock as believes in black art — ' ' John is bewitched, and b...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
THE AUSTRALIAN JOINT STOCK BANK,' LIMITED ESTABLISHED 1853. EEGISTEEED UNDEE THE COMPANIES ACT, 1893. CAPITAL: 156,602 SHAEES OF £10 EACH ? £1,566,020 0 0 Out of which 152,714 Share3 have been allotted at £4 10s each, representing... £087,213 0 0 Instalments on same at 30s per Share, £229,071, of which there has been paid... 220,530 15 0 Instalments paid in advance ? 28,107 10 0 £935,851 S 0 g; Unallotted :— 3888 Shares at £4 10s each ? '. ? 17,490 0 0 £953,347 5 0 Eeserve Fund, 31st December, 1893 ? : ? .- ? £35,000 0 0 ' Old Bank Eeserve Funds held in suspense pending Eealisation of Assets ? £747,079 3 8 SECOND REPORT of the Directors to be presented to the Proprietors at the Half-yearly General MEETING to beheld at the Banking House, Sydney, on THUESDAY, 25th January, 1891, at noon. The Directors have pleasure in submitting their Eeport for the Half-year ended 31st December last. --%? The Accounts have been examined and. certified by the Auditors. ' ? . The net profit for the Hal...
CROW MOUNTAIN. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
CROW MOUNTAIN. Your Barraba correspondent remarks we locked the stable door when the horse was stolen, alluding to the selection or sale of the goldfields here. He is wrong here. The step was protested against over and over to the Warden (supposed to be the proper person) ; but he, however, made no resistance against it apparently, not having the welfare of the district abtheart. &nbsp; Now, Crow Mountain and Jerry's Creek form a piece of country badly watered, and in a succession of bad seasons gone by it was impossible to reside permanently on it. The few who did so found &nbsp; themselves, from bad water, inmates of the Tam worth or other hospitals. During the last three or four years things have taken a change, and the result is thab it has all been selected. That it is a gold field, and one yet undeveloped, is a fact, and you can form your own opinion when I give you the weighb of a few of the nuggets picked up, mostly on or with in a few inches of the surface. ...
GRETA. PUBLIC MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 29 January 1894
GRETA. PUBLIC MBETING. A public meeting, Convened to thank the non mining residents of the town who had kindly interested themselves in the deputation to the Eailway Commissioners in the matter of the haulage rates from the colliery, was held in the Council Chamber on Saturday evening last. Alderman McEwan (Mayor)— and who was also a member of the deputation, — presided, and ex plained the business. He was sorry to say that the other two members were absent— Dr. Walker through having to attend to his professional dutie3, and Alderman J. Connolly through an oversight in not notifying him of the meeting. He stated that he had been requested by the officials of the miners' lodge to convene the meeting, so that the report might be given and the publie thanked; and he was sorry to notice the attendance was not greater. Proceeding, Mr. McEwan stated that ab the beginning ef 1893 the Commissioners had offered to reduce the haulage rate from the Greta collieries by l£d per ton, provided the...
Intercolonial Cricket Match. NEW SOUTH WALES v. VICTORIA. Tuesday afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
Intercolonial Cricket Hatch. [From the Press TJblegraph. Association.] NEW SOUTH WALES v. VICTORIA. Tuesdav affcprmvm When the stumps were drawn on Monday in the above match, the Victorians had lost fiire wickets for 106 runs, Graham being not out lb, and M'Leod not out 7. They thus I *. — ? J'''''^ wiha dub 84 runs to get to win, but they did not succeed, and eventually the last wicket fell for 171, New Southr Wales winning a very close conteat amid much. enthusiasm by 19 runs. There was a moderate attendance at the cricket match, but great interest was taken in the result, which appeared very doubtful to the finish! Sam T tM.oLeoa made an excellent stand, and notwithstanding the good bowl ing of Turner and Conningham, who were L fnd J*°Tk fTh\ WI,Ckefc played 'differently, nd assisted the bowlers considerably. Moore who was again a success at the wickets, got a nasty knock on the face from Conningham. There wai great excitement at the finish of the game Following is the completion...
LATEST CABLEGRAMS. London, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
F AT1?CT f ADI VPV- A HP [From the Press Telegraph Association.! ? London, Monday. It is understood an agreement has been entered into between the Ameer of Afghanistan and the= Indian Government in reference to the aggression of the Eussians. The basis of the agreement ia believed to be that the Indian Government haa. committed itself to assist in defending the northern frontier of Afghanistan from any aggressive move ment Russia may make, provided the Ameer abide strictly by the agreement entered into with the late Sir Henry Mortimer Durand on the occasion, of his recent special mission to the Ameer relative to the Indian frontier difficulty. Telegrams from Eio De Janeiro report an unsne ceasiul attempt has been made to settle the difficulty in Brazil. The insurrection in consequence con tinues. A meeting was hpld between representatives ot the Government and Admiral De Mello the insurgent leader, but all attempts to arrive at a se^Lemen trouble were without avail. The Czar of Euss...
ORANGE. Tuesday. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
ORANGE. Tnpnflnw A prisoner named Thomas Marsh was charged to-day with having stabbed a fellow prisoner named Paul Eayhs on the 12th instant. The evidence of Dr. Goode and others showed that Marsh made a suaaen unprovo&ed attask on Baylias, ana stabbed him four times, and but for the knife being blunt severe wounds might have been inflioted. Mavsh was committed for trial. He is also awaiting hia wlwJ1 f^a.rgt 0*ha™g committed tho rooont burglary at Blaokwells store.
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. SYDNEY. Tuesday, afternoon. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
LATEST SPECIAL TELEGEAIS. [From: the Press Telegraph Association.] SYDNEY. Tuesday, afternoon. v oiuntary sequestration : iidward Thomas Harri son, Carrington, labourer. ? The barque Lucknow, which arrived to-day from Sharpness, brings a cargo of over two thousand tons of salt. Charles Eicharda, with the reputation of being a notorious pickpocket, and who is said to do nothing but steal, was to-day sent to gaol for six months, with hard labour, on a charge of attempting to extract a purse from the pocket of Amelia Marehall on Anniversary Day. Numerous tram tickets and postage stamps were found on him when arrested. Henry Hill, a decent-looking man, was sent up for four months for having, in company, stolen a purse trom iviaggie iienniff. Edward Ainsworth, said to be one of the gang of roughs who maltreated a barman at the Star Hotel, Goujburn-street, some days ago, was brought to justice this morning and sentenced to eix months' hard labour. About 3 o'clock this morning an alarm of ...
Goodooga Amateur Turf Club Races. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
Goodooga Amateur Turf Club Eaces. ? The following adjustments have been announced by Mr. W. C. Quinton, the iiandicapper, for the two principal events to be competed for at the above races to come off on the 28dh February and 1st March next : — Goodooga Amateur Turf Club Handicap, 14 mile. — Warwick 12-0, Off the Gr-«3 11-5, Hobart ville 11-4, Sportsman 10-10, Favourite 10-3, Gannon 10-3, Ravenswing 10-3, Eau de Vie 10-3, The Fawn 9-12, Sir Blair 9-0, Invasion 9-0. Bokhara Handicap, 1 mile 1 furlong. — Warwick 12-1, Off the Grass 11-7, Hobartville 11-6, Sports man 10-12, Favourite 10-5, Ravenswing 10-5, Gannon 10-5, Eau de Vie 10-5, The Fawn 10-0, Ivy 9-6, Sir Blair 9-0, Invasion 9-0.
Queensland Stock Movements and State of the Country. (Queenslander, Jan. 27.) COOKTOWN, January 19.—Heavy rain still continues here. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
Queensland Stock Movements and State of the Country. (Queenslander, Jan. 27.) Cooktown, January 19. — Heavy rain still con tinues here. Cairns, January 19. — The ya,mialt]JiegiBteKd this morning was 3Jin., and tho total since Sunday 1386in. The train was delayed yesterday after noon by the water being over the rails at FreBh water Creek Bridge, but no other interference with traffic has been reported. Heavy rain still con tinues. — January 24 : Only 23 points of rain were registered this morning, and the weather is now fine. The total rainfall from 1st January to the present time was 21in. Herberton, January 18.— Bain has been falling almost continuously during the past week, and it is raining steadily still. The creeks are all flowing, and stream tin miners are now washing dirt which has been accumulating for the past two years. Ingham, January 19. — The rainfall for the last two days amounts to 18in. The river is in a state of flood, having risen 28ft. over the Gairloch bridge. Th...
Daily Weather Report. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
Daily Weather Report. The following weather and meteorological information was received at the West Maitland telegraph atation to-day:— Armidale— East, drizzling; 69 points Aberdeen — Calm, dull Branxton— South, cloudy, like rain ; 23 points Bourke — North-east, cloudy Breeza— Calm, cloudy, hot Boggabri — Calm, dull Barraba— North, fine; 21 points Bingara— Calm, cloudy, like rain ; 11 points Brewarrina — North, cloudy Casailis— South-east, cloudy Coolah— South-east, cloudy Coonabarabran— Kast, cloudy ; 2 points Coonamble- -South-east, showery; 2 points Clarence Town— Calm, dull, like rain Denmnn— South, dull Dungog— South-east, showery; 17 points Greta— South, showery Glen Inuea— East, dull ; 2 points Goodooga— Bast, fine Gunnedah— South, cloudy; 5 points Gundy— Calm, cloudy ; 18 points Jerry's Plains— South-east, cloudy, like rain ; 0 pointa Morpeth — Eist, light, cloudy; 9 points Sluswollbrook— South-enst, dull; 2 points Murrurundi— South-eaBt, cloudy Moonan Brook— Calm, cloudy fl...
LOCAL NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
LOCAL NEWS. The Late Northern Jockey Club Eace Meet ing. — Several members and officials of this club met as usual at Main's Excelsior Hotel on Saturday evening, in anticipation of the usual settling being held in connection with the races on Friday and Saturday. After waiting a considerable time norm of the winners turned up for their cheques, and consequently the members came away disgusted. It is a pity that a more sportsmanlike feeling was not exhibited by those who were fortunate enough ±o prove winners. A little champagne would doubtless have been much appreciated with which to drink the healths of the winners, but these latter probably were under the impression that the ?evening as well as the day was quite wet enough ?without it. Now that the committee of the club have set to work to effect improvements, we think they might censider the advisableness of having an official timekeeper appointed, and see that the time ?of) each race is written up on a black board under the numb...
LATEST BANKRUPTCY. MONDAY, JANUARY 29. SEQUESTRATIONS. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
LATEST BANKRUPTCY. Monday, January 29. BKODESTBATIONS. Edward Major West, of Darling-street, Balmain, carrier and contractor. Mr. Stephen, official as signee. Shem Davia, of Nambucca' Heads, sawmill worker. Mr. Lloyd, official assignee. James Ricbard Carlill, of Nowra, labourer. Mr. Morris, official assignee. Richard James Cupiit, of Junee Eeef, farmer. Mr. Lloyd, official assignee. William John Pryor Moore, of Darlinghurst-road, Sydney, boarding-kouse-keeper. Mr. Lloyd, official assignee. Alexander Brown, lately of Llandaff-street, Waverley, who caried on business at Margaret street, Sydney, under the style of Alex. Browne and Co. Mr. Stephen, official assignee. creditors' petitions. John Campbell, of Sussex-stieet, Sydney, grain merchant, v. Luke Brudell, late of Marion-street, ieicbhardt, but whose address is at present un inown. Petition to be hoard on 8th February. Wilkins, Kennedy, and Co., of Coonamble, and Emily Rook, of Coonamble, v. Annie McMahon, of Eurime Station, near C...
DISTRICT NEWS. GRETA. BOROUGH COUNCIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Maitland Daily Mercury — 30 January 1894
DISTRICT NEWS. [Faoar our Correspondents.] GRETA. BOROUGH COUNCIL. The ordinary meeting of this body was held in the Council Chambers on Monday evening, Aldor man M'Ewan, Mayor, presiding. The other aldermen present were— Mcasra. Jones, Eyliitt, Harman, Connolly, Kilroy, Prvor. and Southall. The minutes of the last fortnightly meeting were read, and adopted on the motion of Alderman Kilroy, seconded by Alderman Eylatt ; and of the Kevision Court held on Tuesday, Jan. 23, on the motion of Alderman Eylatt, seconded by Alderman Jones. There wore not any petitions. Correspondence. — From the Department of Justice, sending form for registering the local option vote, and stating that this vote must be given at the coming municipal election. — From Department of Public Works, giving the Council to understand that in future all money subsidies granted to municipalities must be expended on the r.iads for which they are voted ; and that the Eoad Superintendent would have the supervision of th...