The customary Chr[?]mas services were held in St. Andrew's Cathedral yest[?]day morning and evening. That in the morning was attended by a large congregation, and the musical portion of t[?] service was contributed by the ...Article : 190 words
Soon after the ceremony at Argyle Bay the squadron left for South Cape, near which there is a large mission station, the first established on the coast eastwards of Port Moresby, and six or seven years ago the residence ...Article : 3,322 words
A telegraphic despatch has been received by the Egyptian Government from the Mudir of Dongola, stating that a Bedouin, who had left Omderman, the head-quarters of the ...Article : 82 words
SPAIN has now entered on the an[?]tion business, having, according to one of our cable[?]ms this morning, just acquired a large tract [?] country in West Africa. The announcement [?]ade by ou[?] ...Article : 2,353 words
The thirty-second intercolonial match between the chosen cricketers of Victoria and those of this colony commenced to-day, on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The meeting of the two rival colonies in the cricket field is always ...Article : 1,334 words
We are accustomed to re[?] servic[?]s of a specially grand character, with all [?] splendours of c[?]remonial, music, and festive decorat[?] in our Roman Catholic churches at Christmas time, [?] this your has not formed an ...Article : 293 words
Advices are to hand from General Lord Wol[?]eley, stating that 64 of the whaleboats conveying the troops have arrived safely at Korti, between Ambukol and the Fourth ...Article : 36 words
It is announced that the Spanish-African Association have acquired a tract of country of 15,000 square miles in extent, running inland from the Gulf of Guinea, opposite the ...Article : 46 words
It is understood that the European Powers have shelved the proposals recently submitted to them by the English Government for the settlement of the affairs of Egypt, on ...Article : 55 words
At St. Patrick's Church, Ma[?]was celebrated by F[?]ther Piqu[?]t, Father L[?] Renn[?]l being [?]con, and Father Coue sub-deacon. The latter delivered a short and [?]loquent homily upon the Nativity of Christ. The Mass sung was ...Article : 538 words
The Australian mails per Orient Company's steamship Garonne, from Melbourne November 14, were delivered here to-day, via Naples. ...Article : 31 words
The quantity of wheat afloat for the United Kingdom, is 1,[?]50,000 quarters. ...Article : 21 words
Splendid Australian Christmas weather prevailed to-day, and the holiday was observed in the usual manner. Pionicing was resorted to very largely, but there was a good deal of quiet home festivity, and ...Article : 186 words
Yesterday, the Commissioner of Lands, the Commissioner for Works, and several other gentlemen, inspected the Agricultural College at Roseworthy, and expressed their satisfaction, not only with the building, but also ...Article : 220 words
The sacred concert given at the [?]cty Theatre last night was very well attended; in fact, most portions of the building were crowded to ex[?]ss. An excellent programme had been prepared, and it included some of the choicest ...Article : 557 words
Prominent amongst the amusements for to-day will be the Summer Meeting of the Australian Jockey Club. A carefully-arranged programme has been fully recognised by horse-owners, and with the result that the entries for ...Article : 713 words
The short branch line of railway from the main line of railway to the Elwick racecourse, which was formally completed yesterday, will largely increase the number of visitors to the races. ...Article : 73 words
Sir,—It will probably surprise your readers who have interested themselves in the highly valuable and important results which Mr. Caldwell has arrived at concerning the made of breeding of the platypus to hear that the fact of ...Article : 525 words
A large number of passengers and visitors arrived by the three steamers to Newcastle this morning. On the passage a man named John thomas, on board of the steamer Namoi, was robbed while asleep of £23 in notes and gold, ...Article : 62 words
At the Exhibition Building, P[?] Alfred Park, in the evening, a vocal and instrumental concert was given by a powerful and w[?]ll-asserted company. The selections were chie[?]y sacred, or closely approaching there[?] Mr. Frank ...Article : 259 words
The following passed through to-day:- For Sydnev (by express, on Wednesday): H.Giles, S. J. Jackson, M. Macnamara, A. Rushby, E. S. Warden, Alex. Wilson, J. W. Derham, R. H. Brooks and son, J. Aron, F. ...Article : 107 words
An exhibition of horse timing and training was given on Christmas Ev[?] by Mr D'Ar[?]y Hyland, who has recently arrived from New Zealand. The affair [?]me off in the drill shed, Cosgrove's Bazaar, and was but poorly patronised. ...Article : 186 words
Christmas Day at the Randwick Asylum was a very enjoyable one. As heretofore, the house committee had all the requirements of the little folks properly attanded to, and [?]ll the Christmas di[?]tary supplies were veruy much ...Article : 283 words
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