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  2. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS. ALEXANDRIA.

    At the meeting of this connell on 3rd February, considerable discussion aroac regarding an application from Mr. Walter Godfrey to be registered under the Noxious Trades Act. It was contended by several of the aldermen that ...

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  3. AMUSEMENTS. THEATRE ROYAL.—"THE TWO ORPHANS."

    MM. d'Ennery and Cormon's drama "Les Deux Orphelines" achieved such an extraordinary success on its original production at the Porte-Saint-Martin in 1874 that it found its way to London the same ...

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  4. MINERAL WEALTH OF NEW SOUTH WALES.

    "How remarkably like Kalgoorlie! With a slight strotch of the imagination one would think he was looking on the desolate-looking ironstone ridge on which the Great Boulder mine is situated." ...

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  5. LONDON PRODUCE.

    It is not altogether pleasing to scan the reports of the largest handlers of frosen meat for 1896. Possibly, however, we may be able to extract "sweet from the bitter," and by reading, ...

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  6. THE CYCLORAMA.

    "Jerusalem" as it is presented at the Cyclorama continues to attract large audiences. The perfection of the details of this remarkable picture is only equalled by the magnificence of the ensemble. The ...

    Article : 81 words
  7. NEWS BY THE MAIL. The following news items are taken from the English files to hand on Saturday, the last London date being 8th January:— THE INDIAN FAMINE.

    Lord George Hamilton has been moved by the criticem on his recent letter to the Lord Mayor, to [?] that he ever said "the famine and scarcity [?] prevailing in India do not warrant an appeal to ...

    Article : 350 words
  8. BURWOOD.

    At the meeting held on 8th February, there were present-Aldermen Shute (Mayor), Archer, Crane, Stinson, Cardew, Russell-Jones, Ahearn, Lindley. Mr. A. G. Ralston was introduced and took his seat at the table as ...

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  9. PRESIDENT KRUGER AND MR. RHODES.

    Yesterday (says the Johannuesburg correspondent of the Times, writing on the 5th January) [?] had an interview with President Kruger, who displayed considerable anger at the reception given to Mr. ...

    Article : 74 words
  10. METEOROLOGICAL HIGH-LEVEL STATIONS.

    Sir,—I am very pleased to see that you are prepared to advocate increased expenditure for the improvement of our meteorological system, and it is satisfactory that the public are ...

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  11. DR. NOBEL'S WILL.

    Full particulars are published of the testamentary dispositions of the late Dr. Alfred Noble, who has made so munificent a bequest to science. According to the terms of his will a fund is to be formed from ...

    Article : 184 words
  12. SPAIN AND HER COLONIES.

    The Standard's Madrid correspondent telegraphs that the Spanish Government has at last decided upon making reforms in the government of its West Indian colonies, but it desires to suppress the Cuban ...

    Article : 298 words
  13. CABBAMATTA AND CANLEY VALE.

    At the last meeting of the above council the Mayor (Alderman Stimson) presided. The Mayor suggested that in order to place the accounts on a satisfactory basis at the beginning of the ensuing half-year, the amount which had ...

    Article : 329 words
  14. THE "DAY OF ALL GOOD WOMEN."

    Last night, at Newton Hall (says the Westminster Gazette of 1st January), Fetter-lane, the London members of the Positivist Society met to celebrate the closing day of the year, which is known in the ...

    Article : 322 words
  15. BRIGANDS IN SPAIN.

    A band of robbers managed to throw the engine of a train carrying specie off the rails yesterday, near the junction of La Roda, on the line between Cordova and Malaga (says the St. James's Gazette of ...

    Article : 200 words
  16. THE NEW ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY.

    The new Archbishop of Canterbury was accorded a very hearty welcome on his arrival in the cathedral city yesterday evening (says the Pall Mall Gazette of 8th January). Dr. Temple was met at ...

    Article : 307 words
  17. ARMY RESERVES.

    The military correspondent of the Globe writes very strongly on the necessity for the regular training of our Reserves, not the rank and file only, but the officers also. It is suggested that the men ...

    Article : 191 words
  18. CRITERION THEATRE.

    "The Strange Adventures of Miss Brown" drew a crowded audience at the Criterion Theatre on Saturday, so that it is unlikely that Mr. Frank Thornton's English Company will appear in any other ...

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  19. MANLY.

    A meeting of the Manly Council was held on the llth of February. There were present—Mr. H. E. Farmer (retiring Mayor), in the chair, and Aldermen Passau, Fletcher, Towns, Scarr, Warburton, Montagu, Tucker, ...

    Article : 389 words
  20. HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE.

    The last five nights of "The Silver King" are announced at Her Majesty's Theatre, where the sterling drama has been revived with marked success. Next Saturday Mr. C. B. Westinacott will continue ...

    Article : 62 words
  21. PALACE THEATRE.

    A host of recognised talent is employed in connection with the Palace Theatre, and the audiences are invariably large ones. That was the case on Saturday. The feature of the entertainment was ...

    Article : 363 words
  22. POLICE COURTS.

    At the Water Police Court on Saturday Allan M'Diarmid (33), ticket-seller, pleaded guilty to a charge of embezzling 14s, the property of Mr. George Rignold, on the 11th instant. The accused ...

    Article : 81 words
  23. MESSRS. HOSKINS AND CO.

    The second annual picnic of the employees of Messrs. G. and C. Hoskins and Co. was held at Clifton Gardens on Saturday. Steamers, for the most part crowded with excursionists, left the ...

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  24. LAW NOTICES. SUPREME COURT.—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15.

    In Equity.—Before his Honor Mr. Justice A. H. Simpson.—At 10 a.m.: Fletcher v. Maguire, motion to continue injunction (to be mentioned). Master's Office.—Before the Master in Equity.—At 11 ...

    Article : 450 words
  25. GERMAN TRAFFIC IN COOLIES.

    A native correspondent of the Pioneer draws attention to the traffic in coolies for German East Africa. He states that the German agents are confining their attention to the native States, so as to ...

    Article : 149 words
  26. NEWTOWN.

    The Mayor (Alderman J. F. Smith) presided at the last meeting of this council. Aldermen Ibbotson and Howe, who had been re-elected unopposed, laid their declarations on the table, and were cordially welcomed on resuming ...

    Article : 280 words
  27. FIGHITNG IN NYASSALAND.

    Particulars are forward from Blantyre of the operations against the insurgent Angoni chief, Chekusi. The column under Captain Stewart started from Zomba on the 12th October, and reached the ...

    Article : 319 words
  28. TIVOLI THEATRE.

    Mr. Harry Rickards rejoined the performing part of the company of the Tivoli Theatre at the matinee on Saturday, and his reappearance was warmly welcomed. Again in the evening the audience ...

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  29. NORTH BOTANY.

    The Mayor (Alderman Reeve) presided over the last meeting of the North Botany Council. Alderman Pallett drew attention to the danger to the public caused by the over-lapping of the trams at the cross streets in the ...

    Article : 362 words
  30. TERM LIST.

    Motions on Notice.—The Attorney-General v. the Orient Steam Navigation Company, Limited; in re H. L. Cousens and others J. A. Larkham, cavestor; in re Thomas Broughton, Terence Daly cavestor; Lucas and ...

    Article : 452 words
  31. ORANGEISM EXTRAORDINARY.

    Sir,—The Grand Master of the Orange body has said recently: "As an institution they had always opposed and deprecated the introduction of clergymen into the political arena." This is a strange ...

    Article : 372 words
  32. THE NEXT CAMPAIGN ON THE NILE.

    The Chronicle learns from Cairo that Major Wingate has recently received from several independent sources complete details of the resources and the attitude of the Khalifa at Omdurman:—"The ...

    Article : 362 words
  33. PADDINGTON.

    In the annual report of the Mayor of Paddington the Mayor makes particular reference to the condition of the labour market, in which he states that the labour market has been relieved to some extent by departure in great ...

    Article : 339 words
  34. GAIETY THEATRE.

    The Gaiety Variety Company opened its season in the above theatre on Saturday night. There was a moderate attendance. The performance generally had a popular reception. The first chorus, ...

    Article : 163 words
  35. ROYAL STANDARD THEATRE.

    Henry and Davis's Dramatic Company produced "Uncle Tom's Cahin" at the Royal Standard Theatre on Saturday night. There was a moderate attendance. The drama itself, notwithstanding its ...

    Article : 38 words
  36. TOWN HALL ORGAN RECTTALS.

    The City Organist oponed Saturday's evening recital with Mendelssobn's "Sonata in D, No. 5," and the only other piece of considerable dimensions was the fantasia on "La Norms." In this way the great ...

    Article : 184 words
  37. DISTRICT COURT.—MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15.

    For Judgment.—Dakin v. Baumasbe, Hagon v. Railway Commissioners of New South Wales. Causes.—Latimer v. Hill, Newell v. Sullivan, Stanger v. Purssey, Bures v. Fraser, Cannon v. Morgan, Webb v. ...

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  38. THE ANGEL IN THE HOUSE.

    Mr. Frederic Harrison, to commemorate" the day of all good women," delivered an address, on the 31st December, at Newton Hall, Fetter-lane, before a large audience. When history, he said, mentioned ...

    Article : 499 words
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