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  2. MOTION OF CENSURE.

    The Speaker took the chair in the Legislative Assembly at half-past 4 o'clock. The question before the House was the motion by Mr. Lyne as follows:—"(1)That the [?]ction of ...

    Article : 9,816 words
  3. SECOND EDITION.

    The Employers' Federation is arranging a mutual benefit scheme, by which each workman will be compelled to pay a weekly sum sufficient to provide for all ...

    Article : 45 words
  4. VICTORIA.

    The revenue for the month of October amounted to £499,229 as compared with £545,754 for October last year. This is a decrease of £46,525, and not only wipes out the sum that the Treasurer ...

    Article : 108 words
  5. THE TRANSVAAL.

    Mr. S. W. Burgh, one of the non-official members of the Executive Council of the Transv[?]l, will oppose President Kruger at the Presidential election owing ...

    Article : 47 words
  6. INDIAN FRONTIER WAR.

    The tribesmen are resisting the forward movement of the expedition under Sir William Lockhart. They attacked the baggage guard at close quarters, and ...

    Article : 89 words
  7. SPECIAL CABLES.

    As the result of an interview with Mr. [?]. T. Ritchie, President of the Board of Trade, the representatives of the employers and the wor[?]men in connection ...

    Article : 74 words
  8. IN PARLIAMENT.

    Politicians are always very much concerned to show the immaculate purity of their motives— how this move originated in the single-hearted desire for the country's weal, or that in the lofty ...

    Article : 1,381 words
  9. THE QUEEN'S JUBILEE GIFTS.

    A petition has been forwarded to the Queen from Toronto requesting her Majesty to permit her Jubilee gifts to be placed on exhibition in Canada. ...

    Article : 34 words
  10. THE TALLOW MARKET.

    At the weekly auctions of Australasian tallow 2750 casks were offered, of which 1475 were sold. Fine mutton, 20s; medium mutton, 18s; fine beef, 18s 9d; ...

    Article : 42 words
  11. NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA.

    The half-yearly meeting of the National Bank of Australasia, Limited, was held to-day. Mr. John Grice, who occupied the chair, reviewed the facts and figures contained in the report and ...

    Article : 160 words
  12. MAYORALTY OF GREATER NEW YORK.

    The first election for the Mayoralty of Greater New York took place yesterday, and resulted in the return of Judge Van Wyck, the nominee of Tammany Hall. ...

    Article : 122 words
  13. THE BEHRING SEA FISHERIES.

    A Convention has been entered into by the representatives of the United States, Russia, and Japan, under which pelagic sealing in Behring Sea is to be suspended. ...

    Article : 42 words
  14. GERMANY AND CHINA.

    A steamer reports having passed a German squadron engaged in the work of surveying Tongthu, 30 miles from Fuchan, China. ...

    Article : 26 words
  15. THE CENSURE MOTION LOST.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 270 words
  16. RAILWAY REFRESHMENT ROOMS.

    Replying to inquiries made by Sir Andrew Clarke, Acting Agent-General for Victoria, the leading railway companies of Great Britain strongly advise direct ...

    Article : 43 words
  17. THE SOUDAN.

    The force which is to occupy Kassala, in the Eastern Soudan, on the retirement of the Italian garrison, will consist of 2000 Egyptians and a battery of artillery. ...

    Article : 37 words
  18. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    A little girl named Augustine Barbara Adams, daughter of a guard at the Yatala Labour Prison, was accidentally poisoned on Monday through taking "rough on rats." ...

    Article : 104 words
  19. AUSTRIA AND HUNGARY.

    The "Daily News" says that the Emperor Francis Joseph intends to use his influence to obtain concessions with the view of securing the prolongation of the ...

    Article : 38 words
  20. SWIMMING.

    J. H. Derbyshire, the amateur swimmer, of Manchester, swam 100 yards at Glasgow yesterday in 60 seconds, beating all previous records for the distance. ...

    Article : 62 words
  21. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced of Lieutenant-Colonel Chard, V.C., the hero of Rorke's Drift. [Lieutenant-Colonel John R. Merriott Chard, ...

    Article : 365 words
  22. TASMANIA.

    The Ministerial supporters held a caucus this afternoon. It was announced that Ministers would continue to hold office for the present, and proceed at once with the business of the country. In ...

    Article : 123 words
  23. THE BELGIAN MINERS.

    The federated miners in Belgium have rejected a proposal to inaugurate a general strike to obtain a diminution of the hours of labour, but they have ...

    Article : 44 words
  24. QUEENSLAND.

    Mr. Joseph Fox, an electrician in the employ of the Brisbane Tramway Company, met with a fatal accident in Roma-street this morning. Mr. Fox was engaged in doing some repairs to the ...

    Article : 467 words
  25. THE NIGER COMMISSION.

    The Paris "Debats," in an article yesterday, says it is confident that the Anglo-French Niger Commission will have a successful issue. ...

    Article : 31 words
  26. IMPORTANT MINING DEVELOPMENTS.

    A rich development has occurred in Brookman's Boulder mine. In the main shaft crosscut at 300ft., going west, a rich vein of sulphide ore has been struck. It is now 3ft. and widening, and is supposed to be a ...

    Article : 303 words
  27. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT BOURKE.

    Shortly after 2 o'clock this morning the fire bell rang out, and the alarm was given that the Bijou Theatre was on fire. The building is situated in Main-street, in close proximity to Weisberger's ...

    Article : 439 words
  28. AN IMPERIAL ZOLLVEREIN.

    In the course of a speech which he delivered yesterday Lord Rosebery said that Mr. Chamberlain's scheme of an Imperial Zollverein would, if carried out, make the ...

    Article : 62 words
  29. SIR RUTHERFORD ALCOCK.

    The death is announced of Sir Rutherford Alcock, formerly British Minister at Pekin, aged 88. [Sir Rutherford Alcock, K.C.B., was educated ...

    Article : 184 words
  30. THE CANADIAN-PACIFIC LINE.

    The "Times," in an article to-day, praises the pluck of Mr. James Huddart in obstinately starting the Canadian Pacific line of steamers from Sydney to ...

    Article : 127 words
  31. CUP FESTIVITIES IN MELBOURNE.

    To Lord and Lady Brassey has fallen the dist[?]nction of having given a [?]all destined to be almost historical in the social records of a truly remarkable year. It was, indeed, the entertainment of the ...

    Article : 614 words
  32. THE LUCKNOW MINES.

    A rumour went the rounds of Orange to-day to the effect that the strike was to be called on again in consequence of Mr. L[?]ck only paying 7s instead of 7s 6d. The rumour, however, proved to be without ...

    Article : 416 words
  33. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The steamer Friederich der Grose has arrived, flying the yellow flag, having called at Aden. The local health authorities have granted her pratique. ...

    Article : 33 words
  34. AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Assembly Sir H. T[?]zer, speaking for Sir Hugh Nelson and replying to Mr. Glassey, said the Government had been in correspondence with the Queensland National Bank Committee ...

    Article : 128 words
  35. JARRAHDALE FORESTS AND RAILWAY COMPANY.

    The shares in the Jarrahdale Jarrah Forests and Railway Company, which was formed with a capital of £300,000, have been allotted. ...

    Article : 29 words
  36. A NEW RUSH.

    A telegram received by the Commissioner of Police reports that many miners are leaving Kurnalpi for a new alluvial rush which has broken out 40 miles east of that place. There is very ...

    Article : 58 words
  37. ENGLISH MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

    The municipal elections in England and Wales have resulted in the Liberals gaining 68 seats formerly held by Conservatives, and the Conservatives securing 31 ...

    Article : 37 words
  38. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Legislative Council the Chief Secretary stated that the Australasian Governments are considering what action should be taken to make satisfactory provision for the protection of ...

    Article : 138 words
  39. NEW ZEALAND.

    A fire broke out in a gumdigger's whare near Auckland, the occupant being suffocated by smoke. After five days' debate, the O[?]go Presbyterian ...

    Article : 94 words
  40. COLONEL AND MRS. LASSETTER.

    Colonel Lassetter, the officer commanding the New South Wales Mounted Rifles, and Mrs. Lassetter will sail for Sydney in January. ...

    Article : 28 words
  41. THE WEATHER.

    A nice rain has fallen in the country lying between the Murrumbidgee and the Lachlan rivers in the south of the colony. It extended to Hay and down to Deniliquin, but the best part of it fell in the ...

    Article : 356 words
  42. EXPORT OF TIMBER TO ENGLAND.

    Some time ago it was announced by the Minister for Lands that arrangements were being made to [?] 20,000 acres of timber land near Jervis Bay to [?]mpany under certain conditions for the export ...

    Article : 247 words
  43. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly to-day the Circuit Court Bill was road the second time. In the [?]ourse of the debate several members emphasised the necessity of appointing an additional Judge or additional ...

    Article : 216 words
  44. THE AMERICAN MAIL.

    The steamer Moa[?], Captain Carey, arrived from San Francisco to-day. She brings the following passengers:— For Sydney: Mesdames L. L. Smith, E. P. ...

    Article : 125 words
  45. QUEENSLAND MEAT.

    The Hon. J. T. Byrnes, Attorney-General of Queensland, addressed a meeting of city merchants yesterday upon the resources of Queensland. The Earl of ...

    Article : 78 words
  46. HOSPITAL SATURDAY MOVEMENT

    A meeting of representatives of friendly societies of the district was held at the Royal Hotel to-night for the purpose of making final arrangements in connection with the Hospital Saturday ...

    Article : 141 words
  47. BOOMERANG BRANDY.

    See that Bryant and May's Name is [?] every Box, WATERBURY WATCHES, Unrivalled for Tim-keeping Qualities. The best of time at the smallest cost.—Advt. ...

    Article : 40 words
  48. NO MORE BURDENSOME TAXES.

    You will find them light after the cheering effect of a packet of Ogden's Guinea Gold Cigarettes.— Advt. ...

    Article : 26 words
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