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  • SHIPPING. ARRIVED.—April 13.

    Devon, s.s., 250 tons, R. Reid, from Strahan. Passengers—Saloon: Messrs. Lemperie, Lambie, Bushfield, Page, Williams, Cook, Cask; and 4 in the steerage. Agents—C. Piesse and Co. ... [Article] (561 words)
  • ARRIVAL OF THE KAIKOURA.

    The N.Z.S. Co's. steamer Kaikoura left London on March 2 and Plymouth two days later with 101 passengers and cargo for New Zealand and Australian ports. Fine weather ... [Article] (254 words)
  • READING OF BAROMETER YESTERDAY.

    ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (5 words)
  • WIND AND WEATHER REPORT. THURSDAY, APRIL 13.

    SOUTHPORT, 3 p.m. — Bar. 29·94. Ther. 60. Wind, S.W., light; weather, fine and clear. MOUNT NELSON, 3 p.m.—Wind S.S.E., light weather, fine. ... [Article] (281 words)
  • MAIL TABLE. INWARDS.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (51 words)
  • COMMERCIAL. Mercury Office, Thursday Evening.

    The following sales were effected at the slaughter yards yesterday:—By Roberts and Co., (Limited)—63 cattle, £2 2s 6d to £8 17s 6d; 48 carcases mutton, 3s 3d to 3s 9d; 54 ... [Article] (112 words)
  • BRISBANE FRUIT MARKET.

    We have received the following cable:— "BRISBANE, Thursday. "Since last report this market has been quite cleared of Sydney fruit, consequently a ... [Article] (103 words)
  • Advertising

    ... [Advertising] (1027 words)
  • AMUSEMENTS. THEATRE ROYAL.

    THIS EVENING, at 8.—Leitch Dramatic Company. The Shaughraun. ... [Article] (13 words)
  • THE MERCURY. HOBART: FRIDAY, APRIL [?], 1893. EPITOME OF NEWS.

    Baptist Union meetings closed yesterday. Five candidates nominated for Sorell yesterday. The ward system again exercising the ... [Article] (6440 words)
  • EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS. [BY SUBMARINE CABLE—COPYRIGHT.] [TASMANIAN PRESS ASSOCIATION.] THE COLLIERY EXPLOSION IN WALES. ALL HOPE ABANDONED. LONDON, APRIL 12.

    All hope has been abandoned of saving the lives of the 50 miners entombed in the Great Western mine, Pontypridd, Wales, where an explosion ... [Article] (65 words)
  • SPORTING.

    The following race was run at the Epsom Spring meeting to-day:— THE CITY AND SUBURBAN HANDICAP, Of 20sovs. each, 10 ft., with 1,000sovs. ... [Article] (68 words)
  • LATEST CABLES. FRENCH VESSELS AT ALEXANDRIA. LONDON, APRIL 12.

    Eight French ironclads and 15 cruisers and torpedo boats have arrived at Alexandria. It is reported that they will remain there a week. ... [Article] (32 words)
  • NEW SOUTH WALES PASSION FRUIT.

    The consignment of passion fruit shipped from Sydney in the P. and O. steamer Britannia, as an experiment, went wrong on the voyage. When ... [Article] (38 words)
  • BANK DIVIDENDS.

    The London Chartered Bank of Australia has declared a dividend of 6 per cent., and carried forward £18,000. The New Oriental Bank hopes to pay ... [Article] (38 words)
  • MR. DILLON BELL.

    Mr. Dillon Bell, the well-known New Zealand engineer, sails for Australia in the R.M.S. Polynesien. ... [Article] (18 words)
  • THE NEW GOVERNOR OF TASMANIA.

    The members of St. George's Club propose to banquet Viscount Gormanston, the new Governor of Tasmania, before his departure for the colonies. ... [Article] (33 words)
  • BANK OF AUSTRALASIA.

    The latest quotation for the Bank of Australasia shares is £80. ... [Article] (16 words)
  • THE HOME RULE DEBATE.

    Mr. James F. Hogan's maiden speech in the House of Commons in support of the Home Rule Bill was well received. Mr. Hogan, who was formerly a ... [Article] (92 words)
  • SIR R. W. DUFF FETED.

    Sir R. W. Duff, the newly-appointed Governor of New South Wales, was entertained to a banquet by the Liberal party prior to his departure for the ... [Article] (407 words)
  • TERRIBLE CYCLONE IN AMERICA.

    A terrible cyclone has swept over the Southern and Western States of America. Railway and road traffic has been completely dislocated, and a ... [Article] (39 words)
  • [?]LORD MAYOR OF LONDON.

    The Lord Mayor of London (Alderman Stuart Knill) has been banqueted by the dignitaries of the Roman ... [Article] (66 words)
  • THE WOOL MARKET.

    In the London wool market to-day there was keen competition for medium and lower class wools. The prices for superiors were barely maintained owing ... [Article] (44 words)
  • UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE IN BELGIUM.

    The mob which assembled outside the Belgium Chamber of Representatives to protest against the rejection of the proposal for universal suffrages, ... [Article] (50 words)
  • UNITED EMPIRE TRADE LEAGUE. MR. GLADSTONE DECLINES TO SEE DEPUTATION.

    Mr. Gladstone declines to see a deputation from the United Empire League, on the ground that their scheme is unjust to the mass of the community, ... [Article] (46 words)
  • GERMAN-PRUSSIAN LOAN.

    The German-Prussian loan of three hundred marks at 3 per cent. minimum, £86, has been thrice covered. ... [Article] (21 words)
  • AN OLD MANUSCRIPT.

    A Syrian manuscript of the four Gospels has been discovered in an old convent at Mount Sinai. It is said to be the oldest manuscript of its kind ... [Article] (34 words)
  • INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS BY SUBMARINE CABLE.—COPYRIGHT.] [TASMANIAN PRESS ASSOCIATION.] VICTORIA. MELBOURNE, THURSDAY.

    The cricket match, West Australia versus Geelong, resulted in favour of the West Australians by ten wickets. The Government purpose abolishing the ... [Article] (277 words)
  • NEW SOUTH WALES. ANOTHER BUILDING SOCIETY SUSPENDS PAYMENT. SYDNEY, THURSDAY.

    The Northumberland Permanent Building Society has suspended payment. The cause of stoppage is stated to be the suspension of the Commercial Bank of ... [Article] (240 words)
  • QUEENSLAND. BRISBANE, THURSDAY.

    The only nomination received by the Workers' Political Organisation for the contest in North Brisbane, in the labour interest, was that of Thomas Glassey. ... [Article] (28 words)
  • SOUTH AUSTRALIA. ADELAIDE, THURSDAY.

    The Premier his wired Sir George Dibbs to the effect that South Australia is un[?] at present to contribute any subsidy to the proposed Canadian-Australian mail service. ... [Article] (42 words)
  • WEST AUSTRALIA PERTH, THURSDAY.

    Several fresh cases of suspected small-pox have occurred at Perth. There is also a case reported from Fremantle. The population returns show a total of ... [Article] (35 words)
  • IMITATORS AND FLATTERERS.

    Imitation is usually regarded as being the most sincere form of flattery. And it is so. To imitate a style in poetry, or art, or dress, is an undoubted compliment to the original ... [Article] (123 words)

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