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  • NEWS OF THE [?]

    SPAIN has now entered on the an[?]tion business, having, according to one of our cable[?]ms this morning, just acquired a large tract [?] country in West Africa. The announcement [?]ade by ou[?] ...
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  • BOXING DAY.

    Prominent amongst the amusements for to-day will be the Summer Meeting of the Australian Jockey Club. A carefully-arranged programme has been fully recognised by horse-owners, and with the result that the entries for ... [Article] (713 words)
  • LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.) REBEL REINFORCEMENTS FOR BERBER. CAIRO, DEC. 24.

    A telegraphic despatch has been received by the Egyptian Government from the Mudir of Dongola, stating that a Bedouin, who had left Omderman, the head-quarters of the ... [Article] (82 words)
  • THE NILE EXPEDITION. CAIRO, DEC. 24.

    Advices are to hand from General Lord Wol[?]eley, stating that 64 of the whaleboats conveying the troops have arrived safely at Korti, between Ambukol and the Fourth ... [Article] (36 words)
  • SPANISH ANNEXATION ON THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA. LONDON, DEC. 25.

    It is announced that the Spanish-African Association have acquired a tract of country of 15,000 square miles in extent, running inland from the Gulf of Guinea, opposite the ... [Article] (46 words)
  • THE FINANCIAL DIFFICULTY IN EGYPT. LONDON, DEC. 25.

    It is understood that the European Powers have shelved the proposals recently submitted to them by the English Government for the settlement of the affairs of Egypt, on ... [Article] (55 words)
  • DELIVERY OF THE AUSTRALIAN MAILS PER S.S. GARONNE. LONDON, DEC. 24.

    The Australian mails per Orient Company's steamship Garonne, from Melbourne November 14, were delivered here to-day, via Naples. ... [Article] (31 words)
  • COMMERCIAL. LONDON, DEC. 24.

    The quantity of wheat afloat for the United Kingdom, is 1,[?]50,000 quarters. ... [Article] (21 words)
  • INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY.

    Splendid Australian Christmas weather prevailed to-day, and the holiday was observed in the usual manner. Pionicing was resorted to very largely, but there was a good deal of quiet home festivity, and ... [Article] (186 words)
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, THURSDAY.

    Yesterday, the Commissioner of Lands, the Commissioner for Works, and several other gentlemen, inspected the Agricultural College at Roseworthy, and expressed their satisfaction, not only with the building, but also ... [Article] (220 words)
  • TASMANIA. HOBART, THURSDAY.

    The short branch line of railway from the main line of railway to the Elwick racecourse, which was formally completed yesterday, will largely increase the number of visitors to the races. ... [Article] (73 words)
  • COUNTRY NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) NEWCASTLE, THURSDAY.

    A large number of passengers and visitors arrived by the three steamers to Newcastle this morning. On the passage a man named John thomas, on board of the steamer Namoi, was robbed while asleep of £23 in notes and gold, ... [Article] (62 words)
  • OVERLAND PASSENGER TRAFFIC. [BY TELEGRAPH.] ALBURY, THURSDAY.

    The following passed through to-day:- For Sydnev (by express, on Wednesday): H.Giles, S. J. Jackson, M. Macnamara, A. Rushby, E. S. Warden, Alex. Wilson, J. W. Derham, R. H. Brooks and son, J. Aron, F. ... [Article] (107 words)
  • AMUSEMENTS. HORSE-TAMING EXHIBITION.

    An exhibition of horse timing and training was given on Christmas Ev[?] by Mr D'Ar[?]y Hyland, who has recently arrived from New Zealand. The affair [?]me off in the drill shed, Cosgrove's Bazaar, and was but poorly patronised. ... [Article] (186 words)
  • NEW GUINEA PROTECTORATE (BY OUR SPECIAL COMMISSIONER.) X.

    Soon after the ceremony at Argyle Bay the squadron left for South Cape, near which there is a large mission station, the first established on the coast eastwards of Port Moresby, and six or seven years ago the residence ... [Article] (3322 words)
  • SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH—NEW SOUTH WALES v. VICTORIA. (FROM OUR OWN REPORTER.) FRIDAY-FIRST DAY.

    The thirty-second intercolonial match between the chosen cricketers of Victoria and those of this colony commenced to-day, on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The meeting of the two rival colonies in the cricket field is always ... [Article] (1334 words)
  • THE [?]LATY[?]US. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—It will probably surprise your readers who have interested themselves in the highly valuable and important results which Mr. Caldwell has arrived at concerning the made of breeding of the platypus to hear that the fact of ... [Article] (525 words)
  • CHR[?]MAS DA[?] ST. ANDR[?]EW'S CATHEDRAL.

    The customary Chr[?]mas services were held in St. Andrew's Cathedral yest[?]day morning and evening. That in the morning was attended by a large congregation, and the musical portion of t[?] service was contributed by the ... [Article] (190 words)
  • ST. MARY'S CATHEDRAL.

    We are accustomed to re[?] servic[?]s of a specially grand character, with all [?] splendours of c[?]remonial, music, and festive decorat[?] in our Roman Catholic churches at Christmas time, [?] this your has not formed an ... [Article] (293 words)
  • ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH.

    At St. Patrick's Church, Ma[?]was celebrated by F[?]ther Piqu[?]t, Father L[?] Renn[?]l being [?]con, and Father Coue sub-deacon. The latter delivered a short and [?]loquent homily upon the Nativity of Christ. The Mass sung was ... [Article] (538 words)
  • SACRED CONCERT AT THE GAIETY.

    The sacred concert given at the [?]cty Theatre last night was very well attended; in fact, most portions of the building were crowded to ex[?]ss. An excellent programme had been prepared, and it included some of the choicest ... [Article] (557 words)
  • EXHIBITION CONCERT.

    At the Exhibition Building, P[?] Alfred Park, in the evening, a vocal and instrumental concert was given by a powerful and w[?]ll-asserted company. The selections were chie[?]y sacred, or closely approaching there[?] Mr. Frank ... [Article] (259 words)
  • RANDWICK ASYLUM.

    Christmas Day at the Randwick Asylum was a very enjoyable one. As heretofore, the house committee had all the requirements of the little folks properly attanded to, and [?]ll the Christmas di[?]tary supplies were veruy much ...
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