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  2. SECOND EDITION. ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION.

    Mr. C. E. Bochgrevink was present at a meeting of the South Australian Branch of the Geographical Society this afternoon. He made a statement concerning his proposed expedition ...

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  3. FEDERAL CONVENTION. MEETING OF PREMIERS. DATE OF THE ELECTIONS FIXED. THE FIRST CONVENTION TO MEET IN SYDNEY.

    A meeting of Premiers, which was attended by Sir John Forrest (Western Australia), Sir George Turner (Victoria), Mr. G. H. Reid (New South Wales), and Mr. C. C. Kingston (South Australia), ...

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  4. TASMANIA.

    Sir Fowell Buxton, the Governor of South Australia, and his family have spent two days at New Norfolk, and have now gone down the Huon. They return on Thursday morning, and ...

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  5. VICTORIA. THE INDIAN FAMINE RELIEF FUND.

    At the morning meeting of the Stock Exchange it was unanimously resolved to devote a sum of £100 to the Indian Famine Relief Fund, and an order will be cabled to-morrow to the City ...

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  6. THE UNITED STATES.

    Mr. G. W. Smalley, the New York correspondent of the Times, says that the selection of the Hon. John Sherman, brother of the late General Sherman and ...

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  7. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. THE CZAR OF RUSSIA.

    A telegraphic despatch from St. Petersburg states that the Czar is suffering from the effects of an osseous growth on his cranium, the result of the wound ...

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  8. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    A meeting of the Premiers of Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, and New South Wales was held in Melbourne yesterday to deal with the dates for the election of representatives ...

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  9. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—The movement in favour of federation is supported in Victoria and South Australia by interest and a well-founded and intelligent hope of material advantage to themselves. ...

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  10. VICTORIAN CUSTOMS RETURNS.

    The Customs authorities have made a preliminary estimate of the imports and exports of the colony for 1896. The imports present a total of £14,846,579 as compared with £12,472,344 for ...

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  11. CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES.

    Mr. Wilfrid Laurier, the Premier of Canada, has declared that if the United States Congress passes an alien labour law Canada will retaliate. ...

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  12. THE PHYLLOXERA.

    Mr. E. Hopetoun, Inspector of Vineyards to the Agricultural Department, has informed the Secretary for Agriculture that since the new year he has carefully inspected the vineyards in the ...

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  13. INTER-UNIVERSITY MATCH.

    The annual match between the Universities of Melbourne and Sydney commenced on the Melbourne Cricket Ground to-day under unfavourable conditions, the wicket being heavy and against the ...

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  14. GREAT BRITAIN AND AMERICA.

    Fervent appeals were made from the pulpit in many churches in the United States yesterday in favour of the arbitration treaty between Great Britain and the ...

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  15. THE FRENCH IN INDIA.

    The bi-centenary of the birth of General Joseph Dupleix, the first Governor-General of the French establishments in India, has been celebrated with enthusiasm in ...

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  16. THE MELBOURNE TRAGEDY.

    Mr. Blackett, Government Analyst, has made an examination of the revolver belonging to Wm. Phillips, who is under arrest on a charge of having murdered Wm. Brady. Mr. Blackett ...

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  17. SOUTH AFRICA.

    News from Capetown states that a force of Cape volunteers has defeated the rebel Bechuanas at Takoon, 40 of the natives being killed. ...

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  18. THE STOCKTON COLLIERY.

    The difficulty at the Stockton colliery between the wheelers and the manager appears likely to be settled amicably. It is possible that the wheeling will be carried on under scorage rates of sufficient ...

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  19. HOSPITAL FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES.

    A forward movement in the direction of the establishment of a hospital for the treatment of infectious diseases was taken to-day, when a conference of about 20 gentlemen, representing 14 ...

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  20. THE EDUCATION QUESTION.

    At a meeting of the Catholic League yesterday Father Brown, referring to the statement of Mr. A. J. Balfour that it was not the intention of the Government to ...

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  21. THE WEATHER. A COLD SUMMMER'S MORNING.

    Yesterday at daybreak the thermometer fell to 44°, or within 12 degrees of freezing point. Coming in its suddenness, the cold was piercing. People who had business to attend ...

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  22. TURKEY AND MACEDONIA.

    In the course of a speech yesterday King Alexander of Servia strongly condemned the treatment by the Turks of the Servians in Macedonia, and declared that ...

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  23. QUEENSLAND.

    The voting on the question of Methodist union in Queensland is practically complete. In one Primitive Methodist circuit the vote has not been taken. The returns show that in the Wesleyan ...

    Article : 311 words
  24. THE CUBAN REVOLT.

    Senator Sherman, who is to succeed Mr. Olney as the American Secretary of State on the accession of Major M'Kinley to the Presidency, does not approve of ...

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  25. THE QUEEN'S REIGN.

    Great preparations are being made in Canada to commemorate the completion of the sixtieth year of the Queen's reign in June next. ...

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  26. HOW MR. RUSSELL VIEWS IT.

    "It was very sharp at about 5 o'clock this morning "Mr. Russell said. "The reading was 51.6, which is the second lowest on record at the Observatory for the month of January. The wind has ...

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  27. THE CAVALRY TEAM FOR ENGLAND.

    In connection with the encampment yesterday a church parade in St. John's Church was held, when the chaplain to the regiment, the Rev. C. J. King, conducted the service. In the afternoon the men ...

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  28. FIRE IN GOLDEN GROVE.

    About half-past 10 o'clock last night some persons passing the establishment of the Sydney Jam Company in Golden Grove noticed smoke and flames issuing from the eastern portion of the building. The ...

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  29. THE SOUDAN.

    Reports from Massowah state that large numbers of Dervishes are advancing upon Agordat. ...

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  30. WRECK OF A TROOPSHIP.

    The troopship Warren Hastings has been totally wrecked off the Island of Reunion, east of Madagascar. The troops were saved. ...

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  31. THE PLAGUE IN INDIA.

    A number of Russian doctors have been sent to the guard posts on the Persian frontier to watch the progress of the plague in India. ...

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  32. EUROPEAN BEET SUGAR.

    Herr F. O. Licht, the Magdeburg sugar export, states in his monthly circular that the European production of beet sugar shows an increase of 346,000 tons. ...

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  33. A HEAVY SEA.

    A nasty easterly swell was setting in yesterday along the coast south from Sydney, and bad weather is predicted between this coast and New Zealand. Last night it was blowing a heavy gale at Gabo from ...

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  34. PAYMENT OF DELEGATES.

    Now that the dates for the elections and meeting of the Federal Convention have been fixed, it is generally expected that the apathy which is alleged to exist on the subject of federation will be thrown ...

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  35. THE STAMBOULOFF MURDER.

    Tufektchieff, one of the men recently convicted at Sofia of complicity in the murder in July, 1895, of M. Stambouloff, ex-Premier of Bulgaria, and who was ...

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  36. SOME RAIN IN THE COUNTRY.

    At a few stations heavy rain fell between Saturday and yesterday morning. They had on the Richmond 1in. 35 points, and up about Tenterfiled half an inch. The heaviest was at Quirindi, where they had 3in. ...

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  37. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. THE HURRICANE AT PORT DARWIN.

    A train went as far as Fountain Head on Friday, and returned yesterday with a number of Chinese to assist in the repairs to the township. It will probably be some time before the train ...

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  38. NEW ZEALAND.

    Mr. Seddon, the Premier, leaves for Hobart on Thursday next. He takes with him two secretaries. ...

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  39. SEVERE STORM AT MACLEAN.

    A very heavy hailstorm passed over the town on Sunday, smashing the windows on the western side. Fortunately it did not last more than a quarter of an hour, or a great deal more damage would have been ...

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  40. ASCENT OF MOUNT ACONCAGUA.

    M. Zurbriggon, the well-known Alpine guide, who accompanied Mr. Fitzgerald, the Alpine climber, in his New Zealand, tour some years ago, has succeeded, after ...

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  41. THE MISSING EXPLORERS.

    The Treasurer telegraphed to Mr. Kingston, who is now in Melbourne, asking him to interview Sir John Forrest with reference to Mr. D. W. Carnegie's party going in search of the lost ...

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  42. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMS REVENUE.

    For the period from July, 1896, to 16th January, 1897, the net Customs receipts for the colony of South Australia amounted to £325,704 11s 2d, compared with £299,519 8s 3d for the period from ...

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  43. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE.

    The Public Works Committee took evidence at the Town Hall to-day concerning the Port Kembla harbour scheme. There were present—Mr. Ewing, M.L.A., (chairman), Mr. D. O'Connor and Mr. ...

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  44. HEAVY STORMS IN THE MUDGEE DISTRICT.

    Two terrific storms swept over the district on Saturday evening, the lightning and thunder being unusually severe. The first storm swept over Wilbertree, Eurunderee, Pipeclay, and Buccaroo, and ...

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  45. DISCOVERY OF GEMS.

    A telegram to Mr. Kingscole, of Kangaroo Island, says that Rosengarten and Borrow have just returned from the interior of the island with beautiful specimens of rubies, garnets, topaz, ...

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  46. RAILWAY EMPLOYEES TN ENGLAND.

    The Midland Railway Company has decided to greatly reduce the hours of employment of its shunters and guards. ...

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  47. THE MISSING MINER.

    Regarding the missing miner, Joseph Dresser, Mr. Taylor, son of the Mayor of Gundagai, says that he saw Dresser the afternoon that he disappeared. He had borrowed a horse and dray from ...

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  48. FIRE AT COOLGARDIE.

    Last evening a disastrous fire occurred in Bayley-street. The result was that five frontages were destroyed. The fire is supposed to have originated in the office of Messrs. Mann and ...

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  49. FIRE AT AN ORPHANAGE.

    A fire occurred at Buckner's Orphanage, at Dallas, in Texas, U.S.A., by which the buildings were destroyed. Fifteen girls were burned to death in the dormitories. ...

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  50. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. George Seymour, of Messrs. Bambridge, Seymour, and Co., consulting engineers, London, died on 4th January. He was well known on the fields, where he lived for some time reporting on ...

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  51. THE LATE CAPTAIN ELDRED.

    The death was announced in our yesterday's issue of Captain William Henry Eldred, Consul-General for Chili, in his 78th year. He was the son of Mr. Henry Eldred, of Morley, Norfolk. He was born at ...

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  52. NEW MINING COMPANY.

    Hannan's Gold Estate Company, Western Australia, has been formed with a capital of £750,000. Two hundred thousand shares of 40s each are being ...

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  54. SAD ACCIDENT TO A BOY.

    At Frederick's Valley, near Lucknow, yesterday, a boy 8 years of age, named Edward Beasley, was sent to drive in the cows. He had to cross a creek. The boy put his horse to jump, but the saddle ...

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  55. LARGE PROFITS ON A SMALL POLICY.

    In 1844 the late Jacob B. Bacon, of New York City, then 29 years of age, took a policy for £200, with the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York. ...

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  56. LATE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS.—January 19.

    Wollumbin (s.), 247 tons, Captain J. H. Hunter, from Tweed River and ports. Passengers—Mrs. Reggon and child, Mrs. Evins and 2 children. Messrs. Howard, Flynn, Read, Herman and child, and 6 in the steerage. G. W. ...

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  57. IMPORTS.—January 19.

    Wollumbin (s.), from Tweed River and ports: 30 pine logs, 8 cedar logs, 15,000ft. sawn timber, 745 boxes butter, 200 bags maize, 40 cases eggs, 7 coops poultry, 2 casks tallow, 60 hides, 11 pigs, and sundries. ...

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