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  2. Adelaide-Colonist Collision.

    The inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of the seaman, Frederick Taylor, who was drowned on the afternoon of the let instant, through a collision in the harbor between ...

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    [Some of the following items appeared in our later editions of yesterday.] ...

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  4. Floods in Queensland.

    ST. GEORGE (Q.), Wednesday.—The river is rising. It has just broken over the western bank. The town side is safe for the present. Communication with Surat on both sides is ...

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  5. A Loan of £7 10s.

    The hearing of this case was proceeded with on Wednesday morning. Isaiah Reginald Cohen, the defendant, gave evidence. He said that in March last plaintiff came to the bank of which he was manager for a ...

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  6. Yesterday's Cables.

    LONDON, March 25.—Under the watchful care of Matthew Dawson at Newmarket Kirkham is being galloped daily on the heath, Narellan, who was last in the ...

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  7. Locomotive Engine Works.

    It will be remembered that some few months ago an advertisement appeared in the Sydney papers calling for proposals for the construction of locomotive engine works in the colony in ...

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  8. Yesterday's Brevities.

    The Public Works Committee took farther evidence to-day' regarding the construction of cable tramways, information being obtained regarding tramways worked by electricity. ...

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  9. The Great Labor Movement.

    LONDON, March 25.—Work at the York-shire collieries has as yet been only partially resumed, some of the miners having declined to go to work pending the ...

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  10. Public Works Committee.

    At Wednesdays meeting of the Public Works Committee, presided over by Mr. J. P. Abbott, when the proposal to construct cable tramways was considered, Mr. E. C. Cracknell, ...

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  11. The University Boat Race.

    LONDON, March 25.—The University crews, to-day, practically completed their preparation for the race of Wednesday afternoon. The Cambridge crew appears ...

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  12. Fall from a Ladder.

    A laborer named Stephen Dickson, 29, residing at 58, Shepherd-street, Darlington, was working at a new building in Pitt-street, adjoining Messrs. Hoffnung and Co's ; and, while ...

    Article : 91 words
  13. Extinction of Fires.

    LONDON, March 25.—Sir Saul Samuel, Agent-General for New South Wales, to—day inspected the apparatus of a new system for signalling the outbreak of fire ...

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  14. The Labor Conference.

    A deputation, represented by Messrs. A. J. Kelly and R. M'Killop, delegates from the Whart Laborers' Union, was introduced to his Worship the Mayor, on Wednesday, by the Hon. Daniel ...

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  15. Imperial Medical Act.

    LONDON, March 25.—An Order in Council has been issued applying the provisions of the Imperial Medical Act to Victoria. ...

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  16. The H. E. Searle Memorial.

    The magnificently illuminated address of condolence presented by the sporting men of England to the parents of the late H. E. Searle, champion scalier of the world, has duly reached the hands of the ...

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  17. Outrage at Philadelphia.

    LONDON, March 25.—An explosive bomb has been discovered in the post office at Philadelphia. ...

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  18. The German Foreign Office.

    LONDON, March 25.—Count Alvensleben, the German Minister at Brussels, has been appointed successor to Count Herbert Bismarck as head of the German Foreign Office. ...

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  19. Windsor under Water.

    WINDSOR, Wednesday.—The river rose slowly on Tuesday and last night. It is now about stationary, and within a few feet of the height of the last flood. The water is just breaking over. ...

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  20. The Bank of Australasia.

    LONDON, March 25.—The Bank of Australasia has declared a dividend for the half year at the rate of 12 per cent, per annum with a bonus of 6s per share. ...

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  21. Stock and Share Report.

    Business quiet on Wednesday at the Mining Exchange. The following were the quotations:—Central Blocks (old issue), buyers £6, sellers £3, South Extended, buyers 6s 6d, sellers 8s; New ...

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  22. Transit Commissioners.

    The regular weekly meeting of this body was held in the commissioners' rooms, Castlereagh-street, yesterday. Present: The Mayor, and Messrs. Trickett, Fosbery, and Young. ...

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  23. The Volunteers.

    LONDON, March. 25.—In deference to the motion recently proposed by General Sir E. B. Hamly, in the House of Commons, and which, was carried despite the opposition ...

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  24. Sanitary Condition of Newcastle.

    NEWCASTLE, Wednesday.—At the last meeting of the City Council a warm discussion arose in reference to the sanitary condition of the city. A number of ratepayers are complaining that ...

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  25. The Weather.

    BATHURST, Wednesday.—It is fine, and the river and creeks are all going down fast. The country looks magnificent. KEMPSEY, Wednesday.—Fine, but cloudy. ...

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  26. Conference of Wine-growers.

    LONDON, March. 25.—A conference of wine-growers has been commenced at Roiten, in France. ...

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  27. Laborers Allotments in England.

    LONDON, March 25.—The Allotment Act (England) Amendment Bill, introduced in the House of Commons, has been read a second time. The bill will be administered by the English County Councils. ...

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  28. Victorian Railways.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.—It transpires that in View of the new Railway Construction Bill, applications have been sent in for the construction of 6200 miles, which would cost £40,000,000 ...

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  29. The School History.

    The consideration of the second portion of The School History is still proceeding at the Education Department, and in view of the fact that there are eight competitors, each sending a good ...

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  30. The English Colonising Committee.

    LONDON, March 25.—The English Colonising Committee has resumed its sittings. Sir James Ferguson, Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, is the chairman of the ...

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  31. An American Patriot Abroad.

    The sleeping-car porter of America is a national emblem. He will live here, but when he attempts be cut a wide swath abroad he is a failure. It is said that one of the guild race thought Europe ...

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  32. Deputation.

    Messrs. F. Farnell and D. Dale, Ms.L.A., interviewed, the Commissioner for Railways on' Wednesday with reference to widening the culverts of the railway line between ...

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  33. Colonial Stocks.

    LONDON, March. 25.—Colonial stocks are rising in the market. ...

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  34. A Sale of Fruit.

    An important sale of fruit was conducted on Wednesday by Mr. Thomas Jessep at the new market buildings, Sussex-street. The fruit submitted consisted of upward of a thousand assorted ...

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  35. Mr. Jonn Burns and the Socialists.

    LONDON, March. 25.—Mr. John Burns, who gained prominence as a Socialist leader, but against whom a section of the party led by Mr. Hyndman have lately ...

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  36. Railway Duplication.

    The Railway Commissioners have informed Mr. F. Farnell, M.L.A., that it is their intention to continue the duplication of the line from Ryde to Hornsby Junction as soon aa possible. ...

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  37. To Prepare Skins for Rugs.

    To prepare skins of animals for ruga, first remove the legs and other ragged portions of the skin, and place it in tepid water, softened with a little sal-soda and soap, for a few hours, until ...

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  38. The Steamer Ena Adrift.

    The Harbors and rivers Department received the following telegram from Broken Bay from Captain Harding, of the Government steamer Bean, on Wednesday: " The steamer Reah with ...

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  39. Charge of Breaking and Entering.

    A man named Andrew Renie or Romi, was charged, on remand, before Mr. W. Johnson, S.M., in the central Police Court, yesterday with breaking and entering the premises of Howard ...

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  40. The Agricultural College.

    It is understood that the Minister for Mines and Agriculture has invited applications for the position of Principal of the Agricultural College. This appointment carries with it a salary of ...

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  41. A Negligent Borough Council.

    At the District Court, on Wednesday, before his Honor Judge M'Farland, Emily Clegett sought to recover the sum of £200 from the Borough of Rockdale for injuries sustained by ...

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  42. Yesterday's Courts.

    Alexander Walker, 31, laborer, was ordered to pay £1 per week for his wife's support. R. Owens was fined 15s, and Percy Mason and Robert M'Callum each 20s, for having cruelly ...

    Article : 83 words
  43. Disappeared.

    The C. and R. R. N. S.N.CO'S steamer Macleay arrived from the Macleay River on Wednesday. Captain Farrell reports one of the saloon passengers, named M'Laughlin as missing. ...

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  44. Commercial.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—Business in the import market has been practically stopped owing to the heavy rain and the impossibility of getting goods out of town. chaff is scarce, owing to the block on the ...

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