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  2. Shipping.

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  3. Family Notices

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    [Most of the following message appeared in our Second Edition yesterday]:— LONDON, May 8.—Field-Marshal H.R.H. the Duke of Cambridge formally opened the ...

    Article : 42 words
  5. Launch of a Yacht.

    The Lily, steam yacht, 12 horse, power, built to the order of Mr. Latham, of Sydney, has been successfully launched from the yard of Messrs. Scott Brothers, Bullock Island. ...

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    The Parramatta Quarter Sessions began to-day before Judge Forbes. William Smith was charged with having set fire to a vineyard near Liverpool. The case is proceeding. There are ...

    Article : 501 words
  7. Glen Innes Items.

    Five hundred acres of land were selected in Glen Innes, yesterday, and consisted of seven selections. Mr. James Inglis delivered an instructive and ...

    Article : 139 words
  8. A Peer in Trouble.

    LONDON, May 8.—Lord St. Leonards (Edward B. Sugrden) was committed for trial to-day for an indecent assault on his servant. The magistrates refused to accept bail, and the prisoner was ...

    Article : 106 words
  9. Orient Steamers.

    ADEN, May 7.—The R.M.S. Orient left here yesterday, outwards, for Australian ports. SUEZ, May 7.—The R.M.S. Chimborazo arrived here yesterday, homewards. ...

    Article : 24 words
  10. Advertising

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    Advertising : 974 words
  11. Accident in Adelong.

    A serious accident occurred at the Perseverance crushing machine, Adelong, on Thursday evening, The engine-driver, Ayres, after having started the engine, went to connect one of the ...

    Article : 125 words
  12. Affairs in the Soudan.

    CAIRO, May 8.—Information from Dongola and Korosko states that the inhabitants of those places are uneasy at the hostile attitude of the surrounding tribes. In consequence of this news ...

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  13. Banquet to the Victorian Governor.

    LONDON, May 8.—The Australian colonists at present resident in this city have arranged to give a complimentary banquet to Sir H. Brougham Lech X.C.B., the newly-appointed ...

    Article : 70 words
  14. New castle Items.

    The week's customs revenue in Newcastle amounted to £1776 3s 10d. Mr. Tighe, lately M.L.A.. for Northumberland, is to receive a testimonial. ...

    Article : 43 words
  15. To Advertisers and Our Headers.

    The fast increasing circulation of the EVENING NEWS—now exceeding 45,000 copies daily—and the necessity for going to press earlier, renders a change desirable in the time for receiving advertisements. ...

    Article : 140 words
  16. The Egyptian Conference.

    LONDON, May 7.—A reply has been received from the Ottoman Porte on the subject of the proposed International Conference on Egyptian affairs. In the communication the Porte ...

    Article : 70 words
  17. Rain in Nymagee.

    Thirty-five points of rain have already fallen, and it is now raining steadily. There is every indication of a good downpour. ...

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  18. Explosion of Dynamite.

    LONDON, May 8. — A serious explosion occurred to-day at Nobel's Ardeer Dynamite Factory, Stevenston, Ayrshire. Ten girls employed in the works were killed on the spot, ...

    Article : 35 words
  19. Oriental Bank Suspension.

    A meeting of the creditors and depositors of the Oriental Bank was heid in Scott's Hotel to-day, and resulted in a fruitless discussion. A [?] was carried that no action be taken. ...

    Article : 60 words
  20. Along the Wharves.

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  21. The Missing Schoolmaster.

    We are informed that the coast is to be searched between Sydney and Botany Heads for the body of Mr. Thompson, the missing schoolmaster, it being believed that he committed suicide. ...

    Article : 34 words
  22. The Sunbury Boiler Explosion.

    The board appointed to inquire into the cause of the recent boiler explosion near Sunbury, has submitted a report to the Railway Commissioners to the effect that the accident arose from the ...

    Article : 57 words
  23. Steamer Bulli Strangled.

    LONDON, May 8.—A. telegram has been received from Cape Town stating that the new steel steamer Bulli, which was recently built at Glasgow for the Bulli Coal Company, New South ...

    Article : 67 words
  24. A J.P. in Trouble!

    Dr. Hone, a Justice of the Peace, who resides in Castlemaine, was brought up in the Castle-maine Police Court, to-day, on a charge of having unlawfully assaulted a married woman, Mrs. M. ...

    Article : 86 words
  25. The Late Rev. Thomas Gainford.

    A memoir of incidents in the life and labours of the late Rev. Thomas Gainford is to be published, if sufficient inducement offer. As only a limited number of copies will be issued, those who wish to ...

    Article : 56 words
  26. The Panmure Murder.

    The trial of Henry Morgan, for the murder of the little girl Margaret Nolan, at Panmure, was continued until a late hour last night. A witness named Bailey contradicted himself in identifying ...

    Article : 61 words
  27. The Recidiviste Question.

    LONDON, May 8.—The Earl of Derby, Secretary of State for the Colonies, has privately expressed his opinion, upon the French recidiviste scheme. He condemns the proposed action of the ...

    Article : 53 words
  28. Twin Eggs.

    Two eggs at a laying is rather an unusual farmyard feat; but wonders never cease. Mr. Rohu, of the firm of Tost and Rohu, Oxford-street, brought to this office this morning a pair of eggs joined together ...

    Article : 91 words
  29. The Recidivistes Question.

    The Government has been in communication with the other colonies respecting the terms ci a joint telegram to the Imperial Government, protesting against the action of France in reference ...

    Article : 69 words
  30. Daigety, Ducroz, and Co.

    LONDON, Slay 8.—The shares in the firm of Dalgety, Ducroz, and Co., Australian merchants, which was converted into a limited company, have been fully subscribed. The debenture stock ...

    Article : 38 words
  31. The Unemployed.

    There appears to be still considerable difficulty attached to the position of the unemployed in Sydney. That great distress exists there can be no doubt, but a cumber of black sheep in the needy flock have ...

    Article : 191 words
  32. Australian Mutual Provident Society.

    The annual election of an auditor for the above took place in the Board room on Friday, and caused considerable interest among the members. There were two candidates nominated, Messrs. A. Gilfilian ...

    Article : 107 words
  33. Glandstone Hissed.

    LONDON, May 8.—The Eight Hon. W. E. Gladstone was hissed to-day at the opening of the Food and Health. Exhibition, at South Kensington. ...

    Article : 26 words
  34. The Adelaide Bakers.

    The Journeymen Bakers' Society are resolved in their demands and in their determination to strike unless their claims are acceded to. Several city bakers have triads the required concessions; ...

    Article : 68 words
  35. New Queensland Loan.

    LONDON, May 3.—It is announced that the Government of Queensland will shortly place a new loan on the London market. ...

    Article : 24 words
  36. Sydney University Union.

    A meeting of the Sydney University Union was held last evening at the Church Society rooms, Phillip street, to discuss the question of election of Chancellor of the University being vested in the ...

    Article : 121 words
  37. Meat by the Ahergeldie.

    LONDON, May 9.—The meat brought by the Ahergeldie has arrived in a bad condition. ...

    Article : 20 words
  38. Fire in Wellington, N. Z.

    A fire occurred in St. John's Presbyterian Church, Wellington, on Thursday night. The building was destroyed. The origin of the fire is unknown, but incendiarism is suspected. The ...

    Article : 39 words
  39. Commercial.

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  40. Australian Mutton in Paris.

    LONDON, May 8.—The 20 carcases of Australian frozen mutton per Lusitania, which, were placed on the Paris market by Messrs. Simon Frazer and James Winter, of Victoria, have been ...

    Article : 52 words

    Sir,—Mr. Thomas Butler has in [?] day's issue of the FREEMAN'S JOURNAL published the correspondence which recently appeared in your columns. Instead, however, of making something like a fitting ...

    Article : 151 words
  42. Queensland News.

    The review will be held on the Queen's Birthday in the Queen's Park. The sergeants of the 1st Queenslanders have presented their popular commander, Major Mein, ...

    Article : 140 words
  43. Death of Mr. Montague Leavy.

    Mr. Montague Levey, a very old resident of Sydney, died at his residence, Wynyard-square, last night, between 11 and 12 o'clock. Mr. Levey had not been in very robust health of late, and within the ...

    Article : 116 words
  44. Oriental Bank Suspension.

    LONDON, May 8.—The provisional liquidator of the Oriental Bank Corporation will make application to the Court for permission to pay the drafts of the Victorian Government. It is ...

    Article : 118 words
  45. Art Gallery.

    A deputation consisting of the trustees of the Art Gallery, namely, Messrs. E. du Faur, E. L. Montefiore, and J. K. Fairfax waited upon the Minister of Education (Hon. W. J. Trickett) to urge upon the ...

    Article : 495 words
  46. Royal society of N. S. Wales.

    On Wednesday Evening the Royal Society of New South Wales held its annual meeting at the society's rooms, in Elizabeth-street. There was a fair attendance of members the president, the Hon. J. Smith, ...

    Article : 453 words
  47. Fowler and Co.'s Traction Engines

    In May, 1870, Messrs. Fowler and Co., engineers, of York-street, Sydney, exhibited at the Sydney Exhibition an agricultural locomotive which gained a first prize. It is an eight-horse power single ...

    Article : 407 words
  48. An Inverell Grievance.

    A meeting was held in Inverell yesterday to consider the "question of petitioning" the Government to repair the roads in the district. The mayor presided, and Messrs. Arthur, Hindmarsh, ...

    Article : 114 words
  49. An Educational Contrast.

    IN his address at the opening of the public school at Platteburg Mr. ABBOTT made his first public utterance as Minister of Instruction. Apart from that portion of his speech which was purely local, ...

    Article : 2,263 words
  50. Kempsey Lands Office.

    958 acres of land were selected in the Kemsey Lands Office, yesterday, by 14 persons. Eleven applications were made for one lot, which had to he balloted for. The revenue received ...

    Article : 67 words
  51. Proposed Tax on Young Men.

    At a meeting or the Deatitute Commission yesterday Mr. Reid, the chairman of the Destitute Board, suggested that, in order to maintain the Destitute Asylum, the Government should, ...

    Article : 106 words
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