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  2. COMBINED CRICKET MATCH.

    The match Australia v. England wes resumed yesterday. A heavy wind storm, which raised clouds of dust sprang up just prior to the time of resumption, and ...

    Article : 510 words
  3. LAUNCESTON.

    Up to last night over 75,000 persons have visited the Exhibition. The attendance last week was about 17,000, and the [?]e number have passed the turnstiles during ...

    Article : 457 words
  4. Advertising

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  5. Intercolonial Telegrams.

    Two brothers named Reece and John Jenkins collided yesterday in a hack race at Lake Coorong. Reece was killed instantly, and John has since died. ...

    Article : 54 words
  6. EUROPEAN TELEGRAMS.

    It is believed that the million and a quarte Treasury Bills, which the New South Wales Governmentintend placing on the market, will be all taken up. ...

    Article : 70 words
  7. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The revenue for the year 1891 amounted to £10,047,124, being £384,5[?]4 in excess of 1890, and £89,224 in excess of the Treasurer's forecast for 1891. ...

    Article : 481 words
  8. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    A serious water famine still continues at Broken Hill. On Fridiy twenty-seven thousand gallons were received by train, but this quantity proved quite insufficient ...

    Article : 172 words
  9. SOUTH WALES COLLIERS.

    There are 85,000 South Wales colliers,idle pending negotiations, between mastors and men as to rate of pay and hours of work. The difficulty ...

    Article : 49 words
  10. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Richmond has arrived here from Samoa, Tonga and Tahiti. She reports all quiet. An American syndicate, with a capital of £50,000, is purchasing a ...

    Article : 82 words
  11. STOCK EXCHANGE' TRANSACTIONS.

    The record of the past year's transactions on the Stock Exchange shows [?] payments at the Clearing House declined three hundred and fifty ...

    Article : 49 words
  12. ROYAL SUFFERERS.

    The King of the Belgians (Leopold [?]) is suffering from an attack of influenza. The condition of the Czarina of ...

    Article : 74 words
  13. THEATRICAL.

    Mr. Musgrove accompanies Mrs. Bernard Beere and Mr. Marius to Australia. ...

    Article : 21 words
  14. FRANCE.

    M. Alexandre Ribot, French Minister of Foreign Affairs, persists in his refusal to receive a confidential agent sent by Prince Feidinand of Bulgaria ...

    Article : 107 words
  15. FEDERAL COUNCIL OF AUSTRALASIA.

    For some time past correspondence has been going on between the members of the Standing Committee of the Federal Council of Australasia relative to holding a session ...

    Article : 1,383 words
  16. STEAMBOAT ACCIDENT IN AMERICA.

    A steamboat accident has occurred on the Canea River in Columbia, U.S.A., and thirty-nine people have perished. ...

    Article : 42 words
  17. COLONIAL BUTTER.

    Two-thirds of the Victorian butter consigned per R.M.S. Orizaba, and the New Zealand butter ex Doric, has been sold. For factory-made the price ...

    Article : 52 words
  18. AMERICA AND CHILI.

    It is reported that Germany offers to arbitrate in the dispute between Chili and the United States. ...

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  19. QUEENSLAND.

    The diamond drill, which has been employed at Winton, Central Queensland, for some time past, has struck water by means of an artesian bore at a depth of between ...

    Article : 97 words
  20. SWEDEN.

    The influenza epidemic is increasing in virulence throughout Europe as the winter advances, and the percentage of deaths in all the large cities is very high. ...

    Article : 53 words
  21. VALUABLE DISCOVERY OF COAL.

    Valuable seams of coal have been discovered in Northamptonshire. ...

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  22. COPPER AND IRON.

    The quotations, for copper (Chili bars) £46 15s. cash, with a firm market. For pig iron, Glasgow warrants No. the quotation is 47s. The market is ...

    Article : 54 words
  23. THE FINLAND FAMINE.

    One-twelfth of the population in Finland are now in a starving condition. ...

    Article : 23 words
  24. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.]

    Archbishop Murphy, who has been taking a short holiday at George Town, will return to Hobart on Monday. The Archbishop will read a piper at the forthcoming Science ...

    Article : 281 words
  25. INDIA.

    The seventh Indian National Congress, which meets each year in December for the purpose of bringing together the various educated classes ...

    Article : 113 words
  26. PROTECTIONIST SPANISH TARIFF.

    The new Spanish Tariff is strongly Protectionist, the favoured nation clause abolished, and a minimum tariff will be applied in making return of ...

    Article : 89 words
  27. THE COLCHESTER BANK FAILURE.

    The deficit in the accounts of Messrs. Mills, Bawtree, Dawnay, and Curzon, the Colchester bankers who recently suspended payment, is set down at ...

    Article : 40 words
  28. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Union Insurance Company has dedared a dividend of 10 per cent. perannum. The s.s. Alameda has broken the record ...

    Article : 126 words
  29. LATEST CABLES.

    South Australian wheat, ex barque Stenivora, from Adelaide, August 29, has sold at about 41s. per quarter. ...

    Article : 33 words
  30. WATER FAMINE AT BROKEN HILL

    The water famine is increasing in severity every day, and, despite the cool change last night, the thermometer registered 100 in the shade for several hours about noon to-day. ...

    Article : 320 words
  31. RUSSO- GERMAN COMMERCIAL NEGOTIATIONS.

    The negotiations now proceeding in Berlin between Russian and German representatives relate only to the exchange of Russian coreals and German ...

    Article : 34 words
  32. CHINA.

    The Papal Propaganda has been informed that all their missions in the interior of China are menaced by the rebels. The Chinese legation at Paris, ...

    Article : 53 words
  33. CRICKET.

    The match between these teams was reeumed on Saturday afternoon in weather that was anything but favourable, and owing to the showers that fell later on, play ...

    Article : 356 words
  34. SUEZ CANAL.

    The Sanitary Conference of Great Britain proposes to allow British vessels bound to British ports to have unimpeded transit through, the Suez ...

    Article : 33 words
  35. DENMARK'S GOLDEN WEDDING.

    The Emperor William of Germany will attend the celebration of the golden wedding of their Majesties of Denmark. It is said that one chief ...

    Article : 48 words
  36. CENTRAL ASIA.

    The Globe publishes an account of a further interview which a Press representative has had with Captain Younghusband regarding his experiences in ...

    Article : 92 words
  37. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    AT the W.A. Turf Club annual meeting the Parth Cup was won by Wandering Willie. ...

    Article : 23 words
  38. SAVINGS BANK DEFALCATIONS.

    The chief cashier at a savings bank in Buda-Posth has embezzled over a million florins, and on his defalcations being discovered he committed suicide. ...

    Article : 34 words
  39. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.

    SIR,—Allow a half-century colonist to thank you for the admirable leading articles contained in The Mercury of to-day and Christmas Day. ...

    Article : 38 words
  40. [From Melbourne Papers.] VICTORIA.

    Mrs. James, an elderly woman, who was badly burned in a fire at Golden-square at midnight on Sunday, died in the hospital to-day. ...

    Article : 929 words
  41. AMERICAN WOOL DUTIES.

    The bill introduced by Mr. W. H. Springers, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the United States House of Representatives, repeals all ...

    Article : 52 words
  42. BRITISH WARSHIPS ORDERED TO TANGIERS.

    The warships Goshawk (4 guns) and the Thunderer (4 guns) have gone to Tangiers, Straits of Morocco, to assist in quelling the disturbances caused by ...

    Article : 38 words
  43. QUAYLE-STREET.

    SIR,—Your correspondent signed "Respect the Law" writes that it is satisfactory to find a majority of the Council strong enough to resist the blandishments of Sir ...

    Article : 219 words
  44. CANADA.

    Mr. Honore Mercier, ex-Premier of the Provincial Government of Quebec, whose Ministry was dismissed because of the scandalous revelations made in ...

    Article : 123 words
  45. DISASTER IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL.

    The s.s. Oroya has collided with and sunk a Danish schooner in the English Channel. The captain of the schooner was drowned, but the crew were saved ...

    Article : 46 words
  46. MASSACRE BY CHINESE MARAUDERS.

    Marauding bands of peasantry in North-East China are massaoring the Mongols and destroying their, temples. ...

    Article : 26 words
  47. QUEENSLAND.

    R. A. Boyd, a well-known reside[?]t at Beaudesert, committed suicide by shooting himself with a rifle through the head this morning. ...

    Article : 384 words
  48. INFLUENZA.

    Mr. Henry Labouchere, M.P. for Northampton, is among the victims laid prostrate by iufluenza. The epidemic is spteading rapidly ...

    Article : 45 words
  49. LORD ROSEBERY'S BETROTHAL.

    Lord Rosebery, whose previous wife, Hannah, only child of Baron Meyer de Rothschild, died in November, 1800, is betrothed to the youngest ...

    Article : 33 words
  50. THE FRENCH TARIFF.

    The Temps says under the new tariff arrangements France concedes the minimum tariff to Greece, Sweden, and the United States, they according ...

    Article : 39 words
  51. EXTRAORDINARY OUTRAGE IN IRELAND.

    A profound sensation was caused when it became known that an extraordinary outrage had been committed in Dublin Castle. ...

    Article : 208 words
  52. UNITED STATES.

    The railway strike in California is assuming serious proportions. The telegraph operators employed on the South Pacific Railway, running from ...

    Article : 109 words
  53. TRINITY V. WELLINGTON.

    The first junior pennant match between these teams was played on the North Hobart ground on Saturday, and resulted in an easy victory for Trinity by six wickets ...

    Article : 109 words
  54. SAMSON IN HOBART.

    SIR,—In the early morning hour's of New Year's Day a modern Samson appeared in Hobart and bore away secretly one of the gates of Bishopscourt. The day passed and ...

    Article : 255 words
  55. CURRENT CABLES.

    Further, particulars with reference to the accidental shooting of Prince Christian at Osborne by the Duke of Connaught state that three pellets ...

    Article : 689 words
  56. AFRICA.

    The death is announced of the Right Rev. Samuel Adjai Crowther, D.D. Bishop of the Niger Territory. [Bishop Crowther was a negro, and his ...

    Article : 235 words
  57. NORTH HOBART V. KEMPTON.

    These clubs met on the lower cricket ground on Saturday, the match resulting in a win for the former by 49 runs. Scores:- North Hobart.—Creese, 39; Watson, 7; ...

    Article : 106 words
  58. NEW TOWN (SECOND ELEVEN) V. ORMONDE.

    This match was played on the New Townground on Saturday, and resulted in an easy victory for the former by 112 runs on the first innings. The following are the scores:— ...

    Article : 130 words
  59. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. C. A. F, Campbell, private secretary to His Excellency the Governor, is resigning, and, leaving for England at the end of February. He purposes entering upon a ...

    Article : 471 words
  60. A NUGGET OF WISDOM.

    "These little Geneva toys are cleverly, constructed to go always a little wrong. But if you wind them up and set them regularly every night you may know at least ...

    Article : 230 words
  61. DERWENT V. SORELL.

    The Darwent had a pleasant outing on New Year's Day at Sorell, where they played an eleven of that district. The local men went in first and made 47, of which C. ...

    Article : 251 words
  62. NEW ZEALAND GOVERNORSHIP.

    It is understood that Sir William [?]ervois, who was Governor of N w Zealand from 1882 to 1889, is willing to accept the position again. ...

    Article : 46 words
  63. FAIR WHITE HANDS.

    PEARS' SOAP—Pure! Fragrant! Refreshing!—For toilet and nursery. Specially, prepared for the delicate skin of ladies and children and others sensitive to the weather. ...

    Article : 229 words
  64. NEW YEAR'S DAY HONOURS.

    In accordance with the usual custom, the following New Year's Day honours have been conferred by Her Majesty the Queen:— ...

    Article : 168 words
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