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  • The Sydney Morning Herald. FRIDAY, MAY 28, 1897.

    In the Legislative Assembly yesterday the Minister for Justice moved that the House on its next sitting day resolve itself into Committee of the Whole to consider the expediency of bringing ...
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    [Article] (7379 words)
  • RECORD REIGN CELEBRATIONS.

    The sub committee appointed by the City Council to report upon the methods of celebrating the [?]ueen's Record Reign held a meeting Yesterday, but did not finally deal with the matter Another ... [Article] (1169 words)
  • TO-DAY.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (143 words)
  • IN PARLIAMENT.

    A Syrian gentleman was once employed in the railway shops at Worris Creek, but he is no longer connected with the industrial policy of the colony. The Colonial Treasurer explained ... [Article] (1004 words)
  • ASCENSION DAY.

    The Ascension Day services took place at St Andrew's Cathedral yesterday. In the morning the Dean of Sydney, the Precentor, and the Rev. W. Greenwood officiated. Specially-selected Psalms ... [Article] (371 words)
  • HOSPITAL SATURDAY, PADDINGTON BRANCH

    The annual meeting in connection with the Paddington branch of the Hospital Saturday Fund was held yesterday afternoon at the Paddington Town Hall. Mr. W. O. Shipway presided. Amongst ... [Article] (281 words)
  • SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. GREAT BRITAIN AND ABYSSINIA. RECEPTION OF THE BRITISH ENVOY. LONDON, May 27.

    The Berlin Press exhibits considerable uneasiness in consequence of the friendly reception accorded by King Menelek to the British special envoy, Mr. J. R. Rodd, ... [Article] (72 words)
  • BRITISH POLITICS. THE EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY BILL. LONDON, May 27.

    In the House of Commons last night the Employers' Liability Bill was considered in committee. An amendment was put forward by the ... [Article] (70 words)
  • THE POSTAL CONGRESS. LONDON, May 27.

    The Postal Congress at Washington is strongly opposed to the proposal of the British Government for a reduction in the foreign postal rates. ... [Article] (30 words)
  • NEW SOUTH WALES LANCERS IN ENGLAND. LONDON, May 27.

    Six men of the detachment of New South Wales Lancers, who left Sydney by the P. and 0. R.M.S. Ballaarat on 10th April, have arrived in London, having ... [Article] (72 words)
  • THE CANADIAN TARIFF. LONDON, May 27.

    In the Canadian House of Commons yesterday. Sir Charles Tupper, the late Premier, moved a hostile amendment to the new Canadian tariff introduced by the ... [Article] (134 words)
  • SIR GEORGE GREY. LONDON, May 27.

    The condition of Sir George Grey, who was recently reported to be seriously ill, has slightly improved. ... [Article] (23 words)
  • THE PREMIER OF NEW ZEALAND. LONDON, May 27.

    The Lord Mayor of Liverpool, the Eight Hon. Alderman Thomas Hughes, will accord an official welcome to Mr. R. J. Seddon, the Premier of New Zealand, ... [Article] (37 words)
  • THE FRENCH NAVY. A PROPOSED INCREASE. LONDON, May 27.

    The Naval Committee of the French Chamber of Deputies proposes that a sum of 260,000,000 francs be spent within six years in the building of ships and the ... [Article] (42 words)
  • THE SALVATION ARMY IN AMERICA. MR. BOOTH TUCKER CONVICTED. A PECULIAR CHARGE. LONDON, May 27.

    Mr. Booth Tucker, the head of the Salvation Army in America, has been convicted on a charge of keeping a disorderly house in New York. ... [Article] (72 words)
  • AUSTRALIAN FRUIT IN LONDON. LONDON, May 27.

    The consignment of fruit brought by the steamer Gulf of Bothnia, which left Sydney on 24th March, arrived in fairly good condition. The grapes packed in ... [Article] (71 words)
  • HORSE RACING IN AUSTRALIA. LONDON, May 27.

    Mr. George Stewart, of New South Wales, in addressing the General Assembly of the Free Church of Scotland, said that horse racing was a great cancer in the ... [Article] (71 words)
  • WAR IN EUROPE. TURKEY AND GREECE. INSULT TO THE GREEK PREMIER. AN ITALIAN DEPUTY DEPORTED. LONDON, May 27, 6.15 a.m.

    M. Felice, an Italian Socialist Deputy, who was a volunteer in Greece, has been deported to Italy for having grossly insulted M. Ralli, the Premier of Greece, in ... [Article] (53 words)
  • MORE FIGHTING EXPECTED. LONDON, May 27, 6.15 a.m.

    The Larissa correspondent of the Times has telegraphed that more fighting is expected between the Greeks and the Turks. ... [Article] (28 words)
  • ATTITUDE OF TURKEY. ADVICE OF THE GRAND VIZIER. A PECULIAR PLEA, LONDON, May 27, 6.20 a.m.

    The Grand Vizier has implored the Sultan of Turkey to retain Thessaly, urging that otherwise he will alienate the Moslems. He has reminded the Sultan ... [Article] (55 words)
  • GREAT BRITAIN AND THE EUROTEAN CONCERT. TURKISH OCCUPATION OF THESSALY. LONDON, May 27, 6.20 a.m.

    It is roported at Athens that Great Britain threatens to withdraw from the European concert if Turkey occupies any part of Thessaly pending the settlement ... [Article] (56 words)
  • ALLEGED VIOLATION OF THE ARMISTICE. LONDON, May 26, 7.55 p.m.

    Reports from Lazo state that 300 Gh[?]gs crossed the neutral zone arranged between the Turkish and Greek armies in Thessaly. ... [Article] (59 words)
  • THE GOVERNORSHIP OF CRETE. LONDON, May 26, 7.55 p.m.

    The Standard states that Prince Francis Joseph of Battenberg, brother of the late Prince Henry of Battenberg, will be appointed Governor of Crete under the ... [Article] (38 words)
  • THE INSURGENTS IN CRETE. LONDON, May 26, 10.5 p.m.

    The Crotan insurgents are burning the environs of the town of Retim[?]. ... [Article] (21 words)
  • THE SCENE IN THE SPANISH SENATE. LONDON, May 26.

    Senor Canovas del Castillo, the Premier of Spain, continues to hold office despite the action of the Opposition members of the Senate ... [Article] (62 words)
  • THE DEFENCES OF GERMANY. BETRAYED TO RUSSIA. GERMAN OFFICIALS PUNISHED. LONDON, May 26.

    Two German officials employed at Leipzio, in Saxony, have been convicted of having betrayed the character of the Thorn forts to Russia. ... [Article] (62 words)
  • AN ADDITIONAL WAR CREDIT. LONDON, May 26.

    The German Reichstag has voted an additional credit of 30,000,000 marks for the purpose of increasing the artillery. ... [Article] (25 words)
  • THE TRANSVAAL. THE SECRETARY OF STATE. LONDON, May 26.

    Dr. W. J. Loyds has been re-elected as Secretary of State for the Transvaal. Mr. Barney Barnato states that the outlook in the Transvaal is still serious. ... [Article] (37 words)
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COMPANY. LONDON, May 26.

    The annual report of the directors of the South Australian Company states that the profit on the past year's operations amounts to £29,212. The directors ... [Article] (44 words)
  • TASMANIA. HOBART, Thursday.

    The steamer Ionic arrived this morning from the Cape after a fine-weather passage. The route taken was 250 miles northward of the regular track, so as to avoid the large ice-floes recently ... [Article] (115 words)
  • NEW ZEALAND. AUCKLAND, Thursday.

    The Government has appointe Mr. G. H. Grapes, the well-known orchardist, to attend the Brisbane fruit conference. [?]EYLON GOLDEN TIPS, the finest Tea ... [Article] (53 words)
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, Thursday.

    Dr. and Mrs. and Miss Clifford left for Melbourne to-day. During the day Dr. Clifford visited the education and other institutions. ... [Article] (31 words)
  • WESTERN AUSTRALIA. KALGOORLIE, Thursday.

    John Samuel Wallace, a miner at the London-derry No.1 south mine, met with an accident through a bucket of dirt falling on his head. He died in the hospital. ... [Article] (35 words)
  • OUR TONGA LETTER. TONGA, May 11.

    A very severe shock of earthquake was felt here on the morning of 29th April, and a considerable amount of damage was done. Fortunately, no buildings fell, nor was anybody hurt beyond the ... [Article] (466 words)
  • WORKING AND FACTORY GIRLS' CLUB ENTERTAINMENT.

    Through the kindness of Mr. Mickleham, another of his interesting entertainments was given at the club on Wednesday night to 150 members and a number of visitors, many of whom, however, were ... [Article] (95 words)
  • VICTORIA. THE REVENUE. MELBOURNE, Thursday.

    Acoording to a return handed to the Acting Treasurer yesterday by the Under-Treasurer, the revenue from the 1st July, 1896, till Saturday last amounted to £5,77[?], 427, or £170,000 more ... [Article] (639 words)
  • AMUSEMENTS. CRITERION THEATRE.

    R. C. Carton's laughable farce, " A White Elephant," will be plated for the last time at the Criterion Theatre to-night, as to-morrow the Brough Comedy Company will give a farewell revival of " A ... [Article] (62 words)
  • BENEFIT ENTERTAINMENT.

    In aid of the widow aud orphans of the late Fireman R[?]gby a dramatic performance and social was given in the Ashfield Hall on Wednesday night, under the auspices of the local fire brigade. The ... [Article] (105 words)
  • QUEENSLAND. THE COOMBEMARTTN PRISONERS. BRISBANE, Thursday.

    In March last a communication was addressed to the Premier by Mr. Glassey praying that the clemency of the Crown might be shown to the Coombemartin perjury prisoners. This petition ... [Article] (308 words)
  • NEWCASTLE. THE NEW LIFEBOAT, VICTORIA. LAUNCHING AND CHRISTENING CEREMONY. NEWCASTLE, Thursday.

    The religious and impressive ceremony of launching and christening the new lifeboat, Victoria, recently built in London to the order of the Newcastle Marine Board, was performed this afternoon in ... [Article] (1021 words)
  • DROWNING FATALITY.

    The body of a man named George Bailey, 45, lately employed as a cook on board the tug Emu, was found floating the harbour, abreast of Queen's Wharf, opposite the Custom-house, this morning. ... [Article] (85 words)
  • VESSELS AGROUND.

    Owing to the strong westerly winds which prevailed during the forenoon two steamers went aground. The steamer Time, whilst being removed from the A. A. Company's wharf to the dyke, took ... [Article] (318 words)
  • COUNTRY NEWS. DEATH FROM CHOKING. ORANGE, Thursday.

    Mr. Christopher Etherington. aged 70, a well-known resident for many years died suddenly to-day. He was d[?]ning at Brightman's Hotel, East Orange, and began to choke. The police and the ... [Article] (93 words)
  • SOUTHERN COAL TRADE. WOLLONGONG, Thursday.

    At Wollongong to-day coal-loading operations were busily carried on. The steamer Palmerston left for Sydney with 500 tons, and the schooners Lochlee and Countess of Errol took cargoes of 370 ... [Article] (73 words)
  • BETTING PROSECUTIONS. WEST MAITLAND, Thursday.

    At the West Maitland Police Court to-day 42 persors appeared to answer charges of infringing the Betting-houses Suppression Act. The defendents were each fined 10s and costs. ... [Article] (1456 words)
  • LATE SHIPPING ARRIVAL.—May 27.

    Wyoming (s.), 259 tons, Captain William Baillie, from Richmond River 25th May. W. T. Yeager, agent FAST RUN OF THE R.M.S. CHINA. CAPE BORDA, Thursday. ... [Article] (95 words)
  • SECOND EDITION. THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LOAN. LONDON, May 27, 12.45 p.m.

    There have been a few dealings in the scrip of the 3 per cent. South Australian loan of £1,000,000 (tenders for which are to be opened on Friday) at about ... [Article] (50 words)
  • WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MINING. KALGOORLIE, Thursday.

    Mr. Modest Maryanski who has but recently returned from a visit to Europe and the Cripple Creek telluride mines in America, inspected the Kalgurli Gold Mines Limited, to-day. When ... [Article] (394 words)
  • THE WEATHER. WHERE THE RAIN HAS FALLEN.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (824 words)
  • LATE MINING. THE HERCULES MINE. HOBART, Thursday.

    Some extraordinary developments are reported from the Hercules mine, Dundas. A magnificent ore body has been revealed by open cutting consisting of fahl ore, sulphide, canary, and galena. The fahl ore ... [Article] (347 words)
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