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  2. Shipping

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 286 words

    LONDON, December 21,—The Victorian torpedo boat Childers, and the gunboats Victoria and Albert, which leave England for Australia on the 14th January, will go by way of Torres ...

    Article : 67 words
  4. Sporting.

    On the Flemington tract this morning Agitation did the best gallop. Another good gallop was that of Napier. Fryingpan did a mile in 1min 24sec. Vanguard galloped. Sir Thos. Elder's Guesswork, Bassanio, Portia, Conjecture, ...

    Article : 121 words
  5. Oil Dignity.

    That venerable political institution, the Legislative Council, or as some of the decayed politicians who occupy the cosy seats within its sacred walls call it, " The co-ordinate branch of the ...

    Article : 1,362 words

    The entries for the handicaps for thus New Year's day's races will close on Thursday next. The M. T. C. nominations for the 85 Derby and the Mares' Produce Stakes of '86 and '87 will close on January 8. ...

    Article : 45 words
  7. Accident to the Czar of Russia.

    LONDON, December 21,—An accident has occurred to the Czar of Russia while sledging in St. Petersburg, by which the Czar sustained an injury to his shoulder. It is not anticipated, ...

    Article : 47 words
  8. Death of Lady Mitchell.

    We regret to record the death, at her residence, Macleay-street, Sydney, of Lady Mitchell, the widow of Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell, better known as Major Mitchell, one of the greatest of Australian ...

    Article : 66 words
  9. The Rising in the Soudan.

    LONDON, December 21,—The latest intelligence from Egypt, in reference to the native rising in the Soudan, states that a large body of the insurgents, who were reported to be holding ...

    Article : 76 words
  10. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 146 words
  11. A Christmas Box for Larrikins.

    Three cowardly ruffians named William Quigley, George Purcell, and Thomas Gibbins, were charged at the Central police court yesterday with assaulting a Chinaman. They were arrested by Sergeant Roden, ...

    Article : 114 words
  12. The Khedive of Egypt.

    LONDON, December 21,—There is a feeling at Cairo in favour of the return of Ismail Pasha to the supreme role in Egypt, in place of his son, Tewfik Pasha, the present Khedive, who was ...

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    LONDON, December 21,—The wool sales' committee has decided to limit the sales next year to four series. The first has been fixed for February 12, provided that 400,000 bales shall be ...

    Article : 57 words
  14. The Marrickville Mystery.

    At the adjourned inquest held this morning on the body of the man William Hayes, who was found in a paodock at Marrickville with his skull fractured a week ago, evidence was given by a man named ...

    Article : 197 words
  15. The British Queen's Shipment of Meat.

    LONDON, December 21,—The first portion of the cargo of frozen mutton by the New Zealand Shipping Company's steamship British Queen I which sailed from Lyttleton on October 27 with ...

    Article : 60 words
  16. Advertising

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    Advertising : 647 words

    Madame Else Weichermann, formerly prima donna of the Stadt Theatre, Hamburg, and Miss Alice Burvett, the Australian pianists, will make their first appearance in Melbourne on New ...

    Article : 140 words
  18. The Soudan Difficulty.

    LONDON, December 21.-Dissensions are reported among the tribes along the route from Suakim to Khartoum via Berber. ...

    Article : 23 words
  19. Family Notices

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  20. The Belt-Lawes Libel Case.

    LONDON, December 21,—Fresh difficulties have arisen in connection with the Belt Lawes libel action. Mr. Lawes, the defendant, has declined to accede to the proposed reduction of ...

    Article : 44 words
  21. Advertising

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    Advertising : 2,491 words

    The immigrants are finding work readily, except the married people with large families. The Governor and the Premier left Mackay yesterday for Brisbane. | ...

    Article : 222 words
  23. South Australian News.

    Sir Thomas Elder has presented $10,000 to the Adelaide University, for the purpose of founding a medical school. Mrs. Harriet Miller Davidson, widow of ...

    Article : 118 words
  24. Sporting.

    A fog hung over Bandwick this morning, and this no doubt somewhat delayed the work. Once it lilted, however, trainers made good haste; and as most of the horses were raltied tied along, he business was speedily over, and all the ...

    Article : 429 words
  25. The Wreck of the Triumph.

    An official inquiry into the wreck of the steamer Triumph was opened yesterday. Captain Brotherton, who was represented by counsel, said that he accepted the entire blame of the ...

    Article : 190 words
  26. Victorian Items.

    The weather is cool. At the Christmas market to-day there was a very large attendance of the public. A trial of combination harvesters took place ...

    Article : 125 words
  27. Murrurundi News.

    The weather is intensely hot. The thermometer recorded 104 degrees in the shade at Quirindi yesterday. A woman was accidentally killed yesterday at ...

    Article : 62 words
  28. Cowra Items.

    On Thursday night the members for the district succeeded in having the plans and books of reference for the railway from Blayney to Young (via Cowra) laid upon the table of the House. As | ...

    Article : 94 words
  29. A Tram Accident.

    Between 11 and 12 o'clock on Thursday night one of Miley's night carte came to grief on the Botany road, Waterloo It appears that the driver had a full load of soil, and was proceeding leisurely on his ...

    Article : 90 words

    At a meeting of the Victorian Cricketers' Association last high", a letter was read from Mr. Alexander, manager of the fourth Australian Eleven, asking the ...

    Article : 438 words
  31. Christmastide.

    Christmas is again upon us, and the old year is nearly dead. But before it is succeeded by the birth of the new year, which, in accordance with a mysterious and beneficent provision ef nature, brings with ...

    Article : 809 words
  32. Woman found Drowned.

    Following is a description of the body of a woman found floating in Farm Cove this morning:—About 30 years of age, 5ft 2m high, light brown hair, prominent nose, upper teeth projecting, wedding ring and ...

    Article : 112 words
  33. Gympie Items.

    The Wilmot Extended have obtained 8cwt of specimens this week. No. 1 North Phoenix hare declared a dividend of one shilling. The Golden Crown's dividend is ninepence. ...

    Article : 42 words
  34. Fire near Lithgow.

    The Yale of Clwydd Company's principal engine house was destroyed by fire this morning. The cause is unknown. The colliery manager is absent in Newcastle. No particulars can be ...

    Article : 41 words
  35. The Case of Conrad Jokel.

    The case of Conrad Jokel, convicted on Thursday last for feloniously uttering cheque in complicity with Richars Hewitt and sentenced to three years imprisonment is creating considerable interest and ...

    Article : 150 words
  36. Murrurundi Items.

    Ex-District Court Judge Meymott died and denly at Murrurundi this morning, aged 84 years. Large numbers of people are leaving the plains , for the metropolis daily. ...

    Article : 63 words
  37. Advertising

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    Advertising : 184 words
  38. Melbourne Mining Market

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 103 words
  39. Advertising

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    Advertising : 116 words



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