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  2. FEDERAL MOVEMENT. THE FEDERAL COUNCIL.

    The Federal Council resumed to-day, Sir John Forrest presiding. Sir George Turner moved,— "That having regard to the importance to British traders in the New Hebrides of the resolution passed ...

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  3. ENGLAND AND AMERICA.

    A large meeting of the leading citizens of Washington has agreed to a motion affirming that it hails "with joy and patriotic pride" the treaty between Great ...

    Article : 52 words
  4. QUEENSLAND.

    As was the case during the corresponding period of last year the ordinary sorub ticks are very numerous in many districts. Therefore, there is some excuse for alarm on the part of stockowners ...

    Article : 288 words
  5. VICTORIA. THE RAILWAY REVENUE.

    The railway revenue for the first half of the financial year amounts to £1,303,265, as against £1,232,812 obtained during the first six months of last year. The increase thus shown is £70,453, ...

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  6. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. MATABELELAND.

    The chief Seka, whose krall is near Fort Salisbury, Matabeleland, having refused to surrender the arms in the possession of his people, the troops were ...

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  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    Russia has declared the whole of Indin to be infected with the bubonic plague. All the European Powers will be represented at the conference to be held at Vienna during ...

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  8. BRITISH POLITICS.

    The bye election to fill the extraordinary vacancy in the representation of Salisbury City in the House of Commons has resulted in the return of the Conservative ...

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  9. THE BUBONIC PLAGUE.

    Mr. Taverner, the Ministor for Agriculture, recently communicated with Dr. Cockburn, Minister for Agriculture in South Australia, drawing attention to the faet that the bubonic ...

    Article : 238 words
  10. THE SOUDAN.

    The Dervishers, who were recently reported to be advancing upon Agordat in large numbers, are now entrenched within 10 hours' march of that town. ...

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  11. ITALY IN AFRICA.

    Lord Salisbury, in a recent communication to the Italian Government upon the question of the evacuation of the Italian colony of Erythræ, on the Red Sea ...

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  12. MR. GLADSTONE.

    Mr. Gladstone has left Hawarden for the Riviera. ...

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  13. TRADE WITHIN THE EMPIRE.

    The Board of Trade at Montreal, Canada, has requested Mr. Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies, to summon an Imperial Conference for the ...

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  14. NEWCASTLE. THE FEDERAL MOVEMENT.

    The first meeting of the committee of the recentlyformed Nowcastle and District Federal League was held in the Town Hall last night. The Mayor of Newcastle, Alderman Smith, presided, and among ...

    Article : 168 words
  15. THE TRAGEDY.

    The inquest on the body of Thomas William Brady, the victim of the recent tragedy, was concluded to-day. The jury, after a short retirement, returned a verdict that Brady was w[?]fully and ...

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  16. CAND DATES' ADDRESSES.

    The federal campaign is now well under weigh. Most of the leading candidates have published their manifestoes, and speeches to the electors are the order of the day. Mr. Barton addressed the electors ...

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  17. THE IRISH LAND LAWS.

    A convention of Irish landlords has been held in Dublin. The convention carried a motion demanding that an inquiry be held by ...

    Article : 135 words
  18. TURKEY AND GREECE.

    The Porte has notified Greece that if that Power continues to permit the rebels in Macedonia to use the railways of Greece it will prejudice the friendly relations ...

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  19. THE SCHOOL OF ARTS.

    The annual meeting of the subscribers to the Newcastle School of Arts was held in the large hall of the institution last evening. The president, Mr. H. J. Brown, presided, and the attendance was very ...

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  20. THE MOUNTAIN MURDERS.

    Great precautions are being taken at San Francisco to ensure the arrest of Butler upon the arrival of the Swanhilda. ...

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  21. CITY OF NEWCASTLE GAS COMPANY.

    The sixty-first half-yearly meeting of the shareholders in the City of Newcastle Gas and Coke Company, Limited, was held at the offices, Newcastle West, yesterday. Mr. W. S. Lockhead, ...

    Article : 163 words
  22. MR. E. BARTON AND MR. R. E. O'CONNOR AT GRANVILLE.

    The Federa Convention campaign, so far as the candidates are concerned, was opened at Granville last night, when oddresses were delivered by Messrs. E. Barton and R. E. O'Connor. The speech of the ...

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  23. THE PRINZ-REGENT LUITPOLD AT ALBANY.

    The following are the passengers by the PrinzRegnet Luitpold which arrived at 8 a.m. yesterday from Bremen:— For Albany.—Messrs. Moore, Bridges, ...

    Article : 151 words
  24. FAMINE IN CHICAGO.

    In Chicago, where 50,000 people are reported to be starving, the police are engaged in relieving the famine-stricken portion of the population. ...

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  25. THE UNITED STATES.

    The United States House of Representatives has adopted the report in favour of the Immigration Bill. ...

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  26. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The returns of the revenue and expenditure for the quarter ended December were published to-day. They show, in comparison with the corresponding three months of last year, an increase in ...

    Article : 288 words
  27. THE MARINE BOARD.

    The weekly meeting of the Newcastle Marine Board was held at the office, at the Custom-house, yesterday. Captain Cross (president) occupied the chair. It was resolved to receive a deputation at the ...

    Article : 63 words
  28. MR. E. T. HOOLEY.

    Mr. Ernest Terah Hooley, who recently presented a golden communion service to St. Paul's Cathedral, has made a gift which is equal to £15,000 a year to the ...

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  29. THE HONORARY MAGISTRATES.

    A new feature in connection with the indignant attitude recently assumed by the houorary magistrates of the district, in consequence of the action of the Government in appointing stipend[?]y ...

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  30. THE BUBONIC PLAGUE.

    Russia has declared the whole of India to be infected with the bubonic plague. All the European Powers will be represented at the conference to be held in ...

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  31. THE AUSTRALIAN SQUADRON.

    H.M.S. Royal Arthur will shortly be despatched with relief crews for H.M.S. Mildura and H.M.S. Wallaroo of the Australian Squadron. ...

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  32. COMBATING THE PHYLLOXERA.

    Yesterday Mr. Sydney Smith, Minister for Mines and Agriculture, had an interview with the Viticultural Board of Advice in regard to the phylloxera pest, which is a standing menace in the county of ...

    Article : 396 words
  33. THE INDIAN FAMINE.

    The Mayor of Newcastle has received a cablegram from Sir Francis M. M'Lean, Chief Justice of Bengal and chairman of the Indian Famine Relief Fund Committee, asking for co-operation in the relief of ...

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  34. THE FAMINE IN INDIA.

    Large subscriptions are being received from the provinces towards the Indian Famine Relief Fund. ...

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  35. AFFAIRS IN COREA.

    A report has been received from Odessa stating that a Russian cruiser with 1000 men has sailed for Corea. It is also stated that a Russian envoy is ...

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  36. THE BROSEWITZ INCIDENT

    The reopening of the case of Lieutenant Brusewitz, who was sentenced to four years' imprisonment in a fortress for having murdered a civilian who ...

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  37. WESTERN AUSTRALIA. A MURDEROUS ATTACK.

    At Lawler's on Monday week a man who bad paid attentions to Miss Sylvester, and who was rejected by her, attempted to cut her throat. Her screams attracted ...

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  38. ACCIDENT TO THE RUAHINE.

    The New Zealand Shipping Company's steamer Ruahine, which left London for Wellington on 13th January, has put into Sierra Leone with her shaft broken. ...

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  39. BUILDING TRADE DISPUTE.

    The dispute in the building trade continues. The contractors have formed a defence association, and intend to resist the demands of the carpenters, joiners, plasterers, masons, and labourers ...

    Article : 253 words
  40. BOYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.

    The following gentlemen were elected at the annual meeting of the above society, held yesterday:—President: Mr. John See, M.L.A. (unopposed). Vice-presidents:—Messrs. Brunker, M.L.A., S. ...

    Article : 114 words
  41. H.M.S. BLENHEIM.

    A Court of Inquiry will be held concerning the collision in the English Channel between H.M.S. Blenheim and the steel ship Fran?e. ...

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  42. THE ELECTION OF BISHOPS

    The House of Convocation, sitting at Lambeth, has requested the Di[?]ese of Canterbury to amend the usages in the confirmation of the election of bishops. ...

    Article : 32 words
  43. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 189 words
  44. TASMANIA.

    In the Supreme Court, in the case Eckford and another v. the Hobart Corporation, judgment was given against the latter on a point involving the right to levy a contribution for the construction of ...

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  45. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales to-day the competition was animated. American buyers are still purchasing. Jan. 28. ...

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  46. LATE MINING.

    To-day's Brisbane Exchange Sales:—South Great Eastern, 1s 4d, 1s 4½d; Queensland Menzies, paid, 29s; M'Clay's Welcome, paid, 2s 6d. Queensland Exchange sales:—No. 1 South Great ...

    Article : 94 words
  47. PROPOSED RAILWAY TO PORT DARWIN.

    The Earl of Kilmorey sailed for Australia by the Austral, which left on 22nd January. The object of his visit is to make overtures with regard to the ...

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  48. LATE SHIPPING.

    Tomki (s.), 598 tons, Captain H. Jackson, from Richmond River 27th January. Passengers—Mesdames Caffy, Taylor, Hall, Collard, and [?] hillips, Misses Phillips, Trevener, Van Epen, Meurer. Pearson. Piper, Boulan, Squires, ...

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  49. NEW ZEALAND.

    At the annual meeting to-day of the New Zealand Accident Insurance Company a report recommending a dividend of 4½d per share was adopted. ...

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