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  2. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 2,554 words
  3. Mrs. Maybrick's Case.

    LONDON, August 22.—The sentence upon Mrs. Maybrick was commuted because, although she attempted to poison her husband, he actually died from other causes. Nothing else, it is ...

    Article : 90 words
  4. The Colonist Murder.

    AUCKLAND, Saturday.—News from Fiji has been received to the effect that the trial of Henry Ernest Weaver before the High Commissioner's Court, for the murder of Captain Greenless, of the ...

    Article : 107 words
  5. News by Telegraph.

    BALRANALD, Friday.—An unfortunate accident happened to a young man named Harry Hurst to-day. While wrestling in play with another young fellow he happened to break his leg just ...

    Article : 65 words
  6. Serious Collision off Chowder.

    "Our Beautiful Harbor" was the scene of a startling occurrence last night, when the steamers Centennial and Kanahooka collided, and the former was sunk, upwards of 100 ...

    Article : 1,398 words
  7. The Great Labor Strikes.

    LONDON, August 22.—The strike of the dock-yard laborers and men employed on the waterside is rapidly extending, and the employes of the great export shippers threaten to join them ...

    Article : 72 words
  8. Nevertire-Warren Railway.

    NEVERTIRE, Friday.—A public meeting was held at Warren on Thursday, Mr. Alexander in chair, to consider best steps to be taken in urging the construction of the proposed railway line from ...

    Article : 98 words
  9. Sporting.

    THE A. J.C. GENERAL ENTRIES.—Next Monday is general entry day for the Australian Jockey Club's Spring Meeting. With such a lot of rich and varied events open to them owners should have no trouble in ...

    Article : 306 words
  10. Shocking Railway Fatality.

    NEWCASTLE, Saturday.—Three men were ran over by a train on the railway line a few miles north of Newcastle on Friday night. The men were returning from a singing ...

    Article : 199 words
  11. The Tithes Question.

    LONDON, August 22.—The Right Hon. W. H. Smith, the First Lord of the Treasury, states that the Government is in favor of the appointment of a joint committee of both Houses next session to ...

    Article : 42 words
  12. Taxation on Land Values.

    CAMPBELLTOWN, Friday.—At the last meeting of the municipal council Alderman Caldwell, who, with the Mayor, has been appointed to represent the council at the annual meeting of the ...

    Article : 68 words
  13. Electric Light for Sydney.

    LONDON, August 22.—Sir Saul Samuel, the Agent-General of New South Wales in London, has invited tenders for lighting Sydney by electricity. ...

    Article : 29 words
  14. Goulburn Endowment Question.

    GOULBURN, Friday.—The meeting of the Goulburn Municipal Council, which was held on Thursday evening, to consider the endowment question, and to give the town clerk an ...

    Article : 42 words
  15. The Paris Exhibition.

    LONDON, August 22.—The following further awards have been made to Australasian exhibitors at the Paris Exhibition :—For wines : Victoria, gold medals—Blainey, Best, Yering, Graham, De ...

    Article : 252 words
  16. The Glebe Colliery Disaster.

    NEWCASTLE, Saturday.—Another body was found in the Glebe Pit on Friday night. It was identified as that of old Jabez Roberts, who was expected to be found near the big wheel in the ...

    Article : 128 words
  17. Goulburn Quarter Sessions.

    GOULBURN, Friday.—In the Court of Quarter Sessions Collis John was charged with having committed grievous bodily harm upon a China-man. The jury, not being able to agree, were ...

    Article : 269 words

    This morning the tracks were alive with horses at a very early hour. The majority of the horses being intended starters for to-day, short, sharp work was the principal business done, and it is hardly work giving. ...

    Article : 224 words
  19. Miners' Troubles.

    WOLLONGONG, Saturday.—A conference of mining delegates representing the various lodges of the Illawarra Miners' Association, was held at the Terminus Hotel on Friday. The meeting ...

    Article : 160 words
  20. O.T.C. RACES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 107 words
  21. Lord Hopetoun.

    LONDON, August 22.—The Victorians resident in London have invited the Earl of Hopetoun, the newly appointed Governor of Victoria, to a banquet. ...

    Article : 54 words
  22. Theft from a Wrecked Vessel.

    BALLINA, Saturday —In the local police court on Friday three men were charged with fraudulently taking a sail, twenty blocks, a chain, and a coil of rope from the wreck of the schooner ...

    Article : 61 words
  23. CYCLING.

    CLUB RUNS TO-DAY.—Balmain B.C., town hall, Balmain, 2.30, for Parramatta; Crusaders C.C., Adelaide Hotel, 3: Glebe B.C., railway station, 2.15, for Tom Ugly's Point; Redfern B.C., 50 miles road race; ...

    Article : 264 words
  24. Julius Caesar.

    To-night a new and important revival is to be inaugurated at Her Majesty's Theatre. Shakespeare's great, but seldom performed, tragedy, "Julius Caesar," is to be produced by Mr. George ...

    Article : 103 words
  25. Commercial Intelligence.

    LONDON, August 22.—At to-day's sales New Zealand mutton realised 5¼d, and New Zealand lamb 7½d. ...

    Article : 19 words
  26. Visit of the Queen to North Wales.

    LONDON, August 23.—The Queen is at present on a visit to North Wales. Her Majesty has been enthusiastically received. [According to the arrangements made some time ...

    Article : 125 words
  27. Mysterious Disappearance.

    WAGGA, Saturday.—A man named Ernest Sargeant, lately employed by Messrs. M'Gary and Jones, butchers, Wagga, left here on Sunday last. He stated that he would go down the river ...

    Article : 114 words
  28. Advertising

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    Advertising : 696 words
  29. Victoria.

    MELBOURNE, Friday.—An official report of the number of cases of typhoid reported to the Central Board of Health during the six months ended May 31, 1889, shows that 763 unclassified ...

    Article : 62 words
  30. The Emperor William at Strasburg.

    LONDON, August 23.—The Emperor William of Germany, who, accompanied by the Empress, is visiting Strasburg, has been welcomed in a splendid manner by the citizens. The Emperor ...

    Article : 38 words
  31. THE RING.

    JIM HALL V. H. GODFREY.—The clever middle-weight is taking a big task on his shoulders to-night, when he battles twenty rounds, or a knock out, with H. Godfrey, a powerful young fellow over ...

    Article : 77 words
  32. The Great Labour Strikes.

    LONDON, August 23.—The general strike of London dock laborers still continues, and is causing much inconvenience and delay to shippers and the large steamship companies The men ...

    Article : 88 words
  33. Death of Lady Verdon.

    MELBOURNE, Friday.—Lady Verdon, wife of Sir George F. Verdon, K.C.M.G., died at her residence at the English, Scottish, and Australian Chartered Bank, Collins-street, yesterday ...

    Article : 49 words

    N.S.W. TEAM IN QUEENSLAND.—Our Brisbane correspondent wires that the match between the New South Wales players and 18 Queensland juniors attracted some 2000 spectators. The home ...

    Article : 95 words
  35. Sheep Sales.

    MELBOURNE, Friday.—The annual sheep sales were continued on Thursday by Messrs. Powers, Rutherford and Co., who offered a large number of valuable Tasmanian sheep in the warehouse of ...

    Article : 115 words
  36. A New Colonial Bank.

    LONDON, August 22.—The project for the establishment of a new bank, to be called the Bank of England and Australia, with a capital of £1,000,000, in shares of £10 each, is maturing, ...

    Article : 52 words

    LEICHHARDT 75YDS HANDICAP.—Mr. Edwards has received 118 nominations for his £30 handicap, 75yds, to be run on Leichhardt tracks on Monday and Wednesday next. ...

    Article : 205 words
  38. The New Zealand Shipping Company.

    LONDON, August 22.—Mr. E. S. Dawes, who purchased the [?] Sir William Pearce's interest in the New Zealand Shipping Company and subsequently be [?] a director, is proposing that £3 ...

    Article : 43 words
  39. Queensland.

    BRISBANE, Friday.—A conference of the various local authorities throughout the colony held on Thursday decided, among other matters, to recommend the Government to reduce the rate of ...

    Article : 44 words
  40. The Agricultural Society.

    The adjourned meeting from 5th instant of the Agricultural Society of New South Wales was held in their rooms, Tattersall's-chambers, on Friday afternoon. There were present Messrs. ...

    Article : 269 words
  41. The Mount Morgan Case.

    BRISBANE, Friday.—On Thursday the Mount Morgan case, Myerberg v. Pattison and others, for a claim for 14,000 Mount Morgan shares, was concluded in the Supreme Court. The jury, after ...

    Article : 67 words
  42. Advertising

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    Advertising : 190 words
  43. Artesian Water.

    BRISBANE, Thursday.—Artesian water has been struck at Eagle Farm at a depth of 150Cft. ...

    Article : 18 words
  44. Chinese Firm in Difficulties.

    BRISBANE, Friday.—Messrs. Kwong, Nam Tai and Co., extensive Chinese merchants, carrying on business in Queen-street, Brisbane, have called a meeting of their creditors. The firm's liabilities ...

    Article : 43 words
  45. Accident to the Maranoa.

    BRISBANE, Friday.—The A.U.S.N. Co's steamer Maranoa, from Sydney, while at the berthing wharf at Cooktown on Thursday, rested on the fluke of her anchor and knocked a hole in the ...

    Article : 43 words

    The Centennial this morning is in a perfectly upright position in Taylor Bay, well out of the fairway, and with her two bows pointed to the southward, in about six fathoms of water, and in ...

    Article : 176 words
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