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  2. THE WEATHER. MORE RAIN IN THE COUNTRY.

    Between the tail end of a low pressure and the front of an extensive high pressure a good part of the colony out to Hay, Wilcannia, and into the Riverina country has had rain. On the mountains ...

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  3. QUEENSLAND. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE SMALLPOX CASE.

    The steamer Duke of Devonshire, on which an outbreak of smallpox has occurred, arrived in Moreton Bay in quarantine this afternoon. The medical officer of the ship states that two ...

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  4. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) SUPPRESSION OF GAMBLING AT BAZAARS.

    The Atterney-General is endeavouring to enforce the law against gambling, especially at bazaars, and has caused the following notice to be inserted in the Police Gazette: " Members of the ...

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  5. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. ILLNESS OF LORD ROSEMEAD.

    Lord Rosemead (Sir Hercules Robinson), Governor of Cape Colony and High Commissioner for South Africa, who has been in a bad state of health for some time past, ...

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  6. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. THE VENEZUELAN QUESTION.

    Sir Richard Webster,Q.C., the Attorney-General, has hotly replied to the criticisms of Sir Edward Clarke, M.P., formerly Solicitor-General, in regard to the British ...

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  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    The British War Office authorities are about to test the utility of armoured motor cars for carrying-Maxim guns and reserves of ammunition. ...

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  8. VICTORIAN WINES AT THE BRUSSELS EXHIBITION.

    A deputation representing the Central Winegrowers' Association waited to-day upon the Minister for Agriculture to ask the Government to assist the vignerons of the ...

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  9. ARMOURED MOTOR CARS.

    The British War Office authorities are about to test the utility of armoured motor cars for carrying Maxim guns and reserves of ammunition. ...

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  10. AT SOUTH HEAD.

    Our South Head correspondent reports:—" The wind at South Head to-day (Friday) has been blowing a strong southerly gale. During the morning very heavy showers of rain fell, and at 3.30 p.m. the ...

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  11. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) A BOY STRUCK DEAD BY LIGHTNING.

    A heavy thunderstorm passed over the city to-night and the lightning was unusually vivid. Clarence Zietsch, 15 years of age, son of J. Zietsch, whilst obtaining a bucket of water from a tank at ...

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  12. THE AGENT-GENERALSHIP.

    The Premier has received a cablegram from Sir Andrew Clarke stating that he would accept the position of acting Agent-General on the terms offered by the ...

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  13. ENGLISH, SCOTTISH. AND AUSTRALIAN BANK.

    At the general meeting of shareholders of the English, Scottish, and Australian Bank, held yesterday, the report and balance-sheet were adopted. ...

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  14. THE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP.

    The eleventh game in the chess championship was resumed to night. Shortly after the resumption of play Palmer, by some telling moves, obtained a superior position. He, however, ...

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  15. THE TURKISH FINANCES.

    A proposal was recently made by France that the Council of Administration of the Turkish Debt at Constantinople should be transformed into an international ...

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  16. THE UNITED LABOUR PARTY.

    At the ordinary meeting of the Trades Hall Council to-night it was reported that the united labour party, which has been awaiting the return of Mr. W. Trenwith from England, is now ...

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  17. TASMANIA.

    The wives and families of some of the victims of the Spring Bay disaster have been left [?]tterly destitute, and public subscriptions are being solicited. ...

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  18. THE BETTING SUPPRESSION ACT.

    The Justices Act Amendment Bill, which was passed by Parliament this week, received the Governor's assent to-day. It provides, inter alia, that where any offence comes within ...

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  19. THE TRANSVAAL.

    The Transvaal Volksraad has passed a bill to exclude aliens from the country unless they possess a passport testifying to their means of support and their ability to ...

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  20. AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) QUEENSLAND.

    On the Assembly meeting yesterday afternoon Mr. Groom moved a motion affirming the desirableness of offering State prizes for competition in the various sections or the agricultural, ...

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  21. WELCOME TO COMMERCIAL DELEGATES.

    A special meeting of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce was held this evening for the purpose of welcoming Mr. Robert Reld, M.L.C., and Mr. John Cooke, who, with Mr. James Huddart, were ...

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  22. THE EGYPTIAN ARMY.

    A large increase has been made in the strength of the Egyptian army. In February last the total strength of the Egyptian army was 15,153, Major-General Sir ...

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  23. AUSTRALASIAN GOLD AND FINANCE CORPORATION.

    The Australasian Gold and Finance Corporation, which was formed with a capital of £200,000, of which £100,000 was issued in shares for public subscription, has ...

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  24. T. K. BENNET AND CO.

    The annual meeting of the shareholders of T. K. Bennet and Co. was held to-day. The chairman (Mr. Thompson Moore) stated that there had been a reduction in ...

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  25. DOCKERS' STRIKE IN GERMANY.

    The strike of dock and wharf labourers for an increase of wages, which commenced at Hamburg and Altona, and spread to Bremen, is assuming large ...

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  26. AGENCY, LAND, AND FINANCE COMPANY.

    At the annual meeting of the Agency, Land, and Finance Company of Australia, Limited, Mr. B. T. Bosanquet, chairman of the board of directors, stated that the ...

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  27. CONSPIRACY TO FORGE AND UTTER A WILL.

    The trial of Charles Lochiel Cameron and Thomas Garmany Cracknell, on a charge of conspiracy to forge and utter a will in the name of the late Samuel Harrison, with intent to defra[?]d, ...

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  28. THE CALVERT EXPEDITION.

    Colonel Philips, the Commissioner of Police, has received the following telegram from a police constable at Fitzroy:—" Fitzroy, 25th November.—Mr. Wells, the leader of the Calvert party, ...

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  29. OBITUARY. MR. COVENTRY PATMORE.

    The death is announced of Mr. Coventry Patmore, author and poet. [Mr. Coventry K. D. Patmore, who was bora at Woodford, Essex, in 1823. was the son of the ...

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  30. A BARRISTER SUSPENDED.

    Mr. Justice Holroyd dealt to-day with a charge of misappropriating the moneys of a client preferred by the secretary of the Law Institute of Victoria against Henry Jennings, barrister and ...

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  31. THE BOVRIL COMPANY.

    The shares in the business of Bovril, Limited, which was formed into a public company with a capital of £2,500,000, the whole being issued for public ...

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  32. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly yesterday, Mr. Holder said that he had not heard of the reconstructed Chaffey Brothers' Company. Dr. Cockburn admitted that the colonies had come to an agreement at the ...

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  33. SIR F. NAPIER BROOME.

    The death is announced of Sir Frederick Napier Broome, K.C.M.G., Governor of Trinidad, aged 54. [The late Sir F. Nipier Broome was born in ...

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  34. INVESTMENT AND LAND MORTGAGE COMPANY.

    The report and balance-sheet of the Queensland Investment and Land Mortgage Company show that the year's transactions resulted in a debit balance of ...

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  35. SWAN BREWERY COMPANY, PERTH.

    The half-yearly meeting of the shareholders of the Swan Brewery Company, Perth, was held to-day, Mr. Alf. D. Hart being in the chair. The report stated that the not profits for the ...

    Article : 475 words
  36. THE BERRY SHOW.

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  37. THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS. AUSTRALIA v. NEW ZEALAND.

    The match Australia versus New Zealand was continued at Lancaster Park, Christchurch, to-day in magnificent weather. The attendance numbered 5000. New Zealand in their first innings scored 129. ...

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  38. THE SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    C. H. Harding, who was defeated by James Stanbury, of New South Wales, on 13th July, in a match on the Thamos for the sculling championship, has ...

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  39. PROPOSED HARBOUR AT JERVIS BAY.

    A largely attended meeting was held to-night at the School of Arts, in furtherance of the movement initiated at Tomerong on Monday last, to urge the Government to extend the railway line and develop ...

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  40. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales lost evening business was very brisk, and prices showed a hardening tendency. Good shafty greasies and faulty scoured wools had most ...

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  41. THE INTERCOLONIAL MATCHES.

    Gregory and M'Kibbin have declined to play for New South Wales in the first matches against South Australia and Victoria. Yesterday the socretary of the New South Wales ...

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  42. TO-DAY.

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  43. LATE SHIPPING.

    ADELAIDE.—Arrivals: November 27, Eskdale (s.), Bullara (s.), and Nemesis (s.), from Melbourne; Federation, barque, from Zanzibar; Kirklock, barque, from East London. Departures: November 27, Barcoo (s.), for ...

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  44. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 5 15-16d per ounce standard. ...

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