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  2. St. Paul's College[?]

    The corner-stone of the extension of St. Paul's College was laid by the Governor yesterday afternoon. His Excellency was accompanied by Lady Carrington and the Hon. 'Miss Harbord, and they ...

    Article : 775 words
  3. MELTING ORE BY ELECTRICITY.

    An electric process of melting ore for production of alloys, bronzes, and other metallic compounds has recently been patented by Messrs. E. H. and A. H. Cowles, Cleveland, Ohio. For the purpose of ...

    Article : 174 words
  4. The Police Courts.

    DRUNKS.—W Smith, Eliza WatSon, and W. Hughes were fined 5s; and Ellen Tighe, Walter Sparkes, James Hughes, Sydney Larkin, and P. M'Guire 10s each, with the usual alternatives. ...

    Article : 534 words
  5. Sporting.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.—Garrett took strike from Spofforth at 12.10 to-day, and the first over yielded a couple for leg byes. Worrall operated at the other end to Jones, who did not succeed is scoring off him. "There was a long interval without ...

    Article : 865 words
  6. CABLEGRAMS.

    LONDON, December 29.—The New Zealand Shipping Co.'s steamship Aorangi, from Wellington, November 19, with about 14,000 carcases of mutton, arrived at Plymouth yesterday ...

    Article : 57 words
  7. RAVENSWOOD (Q.) ITEMS.

    The Great Extended Ravenswood Silver-mining Company has discovered in its vertical [?]h[?]ft at 650ft, in a formation 5ft wide, an exceedingly rich ore, which assays by ordinary fire process from 500oz to ...

    Article : 97 words
  8. The French Premier.

    PARIS, December 29.—M. Brisson, the French Premier, insists upon resigning in consequence of the continued hostility shown toward his Govern­ment by members of the Chamber of Deputies. ...

    Article : 42 words
  9. W. E. Forster's Condition.

    LONDON, December 29.—Mr. Forster lies in a critical condition. ...

    Article : 14 words
  10. Mining.

    The following notifications appeared in the GOVERNMENT GAZETTE on Friday, the 29th instant:— MINERAL LEASE APPROVED.—Newcastle: W. A. Steel and others, Onebygamba, near Newcastle, 6a ...

    Article : 152 words
  11. GYMPIE (Q.) ITEMS.

    Mining is dull, with the exception of the strike of gold in the Walton Extended, where some gold-bearing veins or leaders have been cut in the 700ft level. This has caused an advance of the shares to 1s 2d. ...

    Article : 120 words
  12. The Mails.

    ADEN, December 30.—The Messageries Maritimes Co.'s R.M.S. Salazie, from Marseilles, December 16, left to-day outward. ...

    Article : 19 words
  13. TELEGRAMS.

    An important case of attempting to rescue a prisoner is being heard in the City Police Court to-­day. Patrick Boardman, a small bookmaker, was charged by Detective O'Donnell with having tried to ...

    Article : 126 words
  14. TEMORA. ITEMS.

    TEMORA, Wednesday.—The usual monthly escort left this morning, in charge of Sergeant Parker, taking 400oz of gold, making up the total of 78[?]5oz 15dwt 9gr for the year 1885. The Red Hill ...

    Article : 50 words
  15. VICTORIAN ITEMS.

    CRESWICK.—Yoilds, December 28 :—Australasian Extended, 7oz 9dwt; Bell's Freehold, 6oz 2dwt; Madame Berry, 61oz ; New Australasian, 13oz l7dwt: Ristori West. 52oz 12dwt: He[?]burn Rocky Lead ...

    Article : 138 words
  16. A TEST BOOK FOR MINERS.

    " Simple Tests for Minerals; or, Every Man his own Analyst" is a very useful little work by the Rev. Joseph Campbell, M.A. (Belmore Medallist). The book is neatly printed, and has been published by ...

    Article : 136 words
  17. Banquet in Walisend.

    The directors of the Walisend and PlattsBurg Gas Light Company gave a banquet on Tuesday night in the Wallsend School of Arts, to inaugurate the successful termination of the company's endeavors to ...

    Article : 120 words
  18. CHARTERS TOWERS (Q.) ITEMS.

    The output for the year at Chatters Towers will exceed 130,000oz gold; and had a sufficient quantity of water been available there would have been 20,000oz more. There was a break in the weather ...

    Article : 142 words
  19. CHOLERA.

    Sir,—The essential manifestation of malignant cholera is the sudden appearance of a contorted countenance, with blue lips and nails, shrunken fingers, icy coldness of the surface of the body, ...

    Article : 778 words
  20. SANDHURST STATISTICS.

    The mining returns for the year show that Sand-hurst maintains its position as the premier goldfield of Victoria, and the success which has attended the deep sinking operations places the question of ...

    Article : 432 words
  21. Ryde Items.

    Miss Curwood, of Ryde, was married to Mr. Henry Taylor, of Goulburn, by the Rev. Evans Jones, on Tuesday. Amongst the number at breakfast were Messrs. Manning, R. Terry and E. Terry, Js.P., the ...

    Article : 86 words
  22. GREENVALE G.M. CO.

    A meeting of the shareholders in the Greenvale Gold-mining Company, whose property is situated at Crocodile, Rockhampton, and was believed at one time to be one of the most valuable mining claims in ...

    Article : 259 words
  23. Soudan Encampment.

    The immediate vicinity of the Exhibition Building was, on "Wednesday afternoon, the scene of much bustle and pleasant confusion. From the topmost point of the wide-spannig dome, weather-stained ...

    Article : 509 words
  24. Braidwood Items.

    Henry Harrison and David S. Simpson were charged in the Araluen Police Court with having assaulted and robbed Thomas Tracey on the night of the 21st [?]. The prisoners were committed for ...

    Article : 95 words
  25. NEWCASTLE ANNUAL REGATTA.

    Newcastle, Wednesday.—A meeting of the Newcastle annual regatta committee, to be held on New Year's Day, took place on Tuesday night, and thirteen entries were received. The affair promises to turn out a great success. ...

    Article : 49 words
  26. BYEROCK JOCKEY CLUB RACES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 207 words
  27. Fatal Snakebite.

    A domestic servant named Ann Tynan died" on Tuesday night at the Piney range, from the effects of a snakebite in the palm of the hand. She was em-ployed in Costello's Hotel, Mahonga, and was ...

    Article : 46 words
  28. Newcastle Items.

    " The Private Secretary" is drawing crowded houses nightly. Six seamen of the barque City of Tanjore were arrested on Tuesday evening for alleged wilful ...

    Article : 63 words
  29. ASSOCIATED MINERS.

    It is proposed to form a branch of the Amalgamated Minors' Association of Australasia in Silverton next month. The association has its headquarters in Victoria, and according to the general rules ...

    Article : 232 words
  30. TERRIBLE EXPLOSION AT A MINE.

    A dispatch from Silver C[?] (said a Denver, Nevada, telegram of November 14) reports that an explosion of giant powder occurred last evening in the boiler-room of the Bull Domingo mine. A fire originated in ...

    Article : 316 words
  31. Cabinet Meeting.

    Another Cabinet meeting was held yesterday, and lasted an unusually long time. Only the customary routine business, we are informed, was done. ...

    Article : 23 words
  32. Found Dead in Bed.

    Mr. M. J. Keogh, storekeeper and postmaster at the Prospect Camp, was found dead in his bed this morning. ...

    Article : 25 words
  33. Alleged Attempted Suicide.

    Thomas Willows was charged by Constable Gillespie in Central Police Court yesterday, before Mr. O'Malley Clarke, S.M., with having inflicted upon himself certain wounds with intent to feloniously kill ...

    Article : 145 words
  34. Peculiar Affair.

    A peculiar affair is reported from Mount Pleasant, a few miles from Albury, on the Sydney-road. As Mr. Rossborough was sitting late at night reading some one fired two shots at the house, but ...

    Article : 56 words
  35. Pastoral.

    The following reports have been received by the Stook Department :—MURRURUNDI.—Fine, cool; on 24th and 25th good steady [?] 16[?] points. Pasture improved. Grass springing up ...

    Article : 746 words
  36. THE SILVERTON FIELD.

    Under date December 19, a correspondent in Silverton (lately of Cootamundra) sent to the Cootamundra HERALD the following notes on the silver city in the far west:—With this letter I am sending ...

    Article : 357 words
  37. Alleged Canary Stealing.

    In the Central Police Court yesterday, before Mr O'Malley Clarke, S.M., William Grant was charged by Constable Grice with having stolen 15 canaries, valued at £10, the property of Walter G. Lewington. ...

    Article : 143 words
  38. Bijo[?] Theatre.

    On Wednesday a deputation consisting of Mr. G. A. Lloyd, M.L.A., Mr. Cranna, and Mr. G. Lewis waited on the Colonial Secretary and protested against a license being issued to the Bijo[?] Theatre, ...

    Article : 437 words
  39. SOUTH AFRICAN DIAMONDS.

    It appears that the production of the South African diamond fields in July was, in round numbers, 170,000 carats, which realised 18s 5d per carat. In October, 1882, the production was 211,746 carats, ...

    Article : 320 words
  40. Photos for London.

    The Amateur Photographic Society of New South Wales has prepared an exhibit which it is intended to send to the Indian and Colonial Exhibition in London, and it is now on view in Messrs. Bray ...

    Article : 215 words
  41. Passever Bread

    The Sydney Motzo Association has (so says the circular) been formed in the interests of the Jewish community to supply them with the best quality of motzos, or in other words passover bread. The ...

    Article : 272 words
  42. COPPER IN AFRICA.

    Two Portuguese 'explorers, Captain Cappello and Commander Ivens, who started last year upon an expedition across Africa, have reached the Cape after a most adventurous journey, in the course of which ...

    Article : 142 words
  43. Advertising

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    Advertising : 172 words
  44. Advertising

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    Advertising : 82 words
  45. Sydney District Court.

    The following cases were disposed of in the Dis-trict Court on wednesday —in the action of Macnab v. Selig the defence was that the articles claimed were fixtures. A verdict was given for the plaintiff ...

    Article : 63 words
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