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  2. THE BRAYBROOK DISASTER.

    Driver Milburn, who was in charge of the leading locomotive on the Bendigo train which ran into the train from Ballarat at Braybrook station on the night of Monday last, ...

    Article : 600 words
  3. AUSTRALIAN WEATHER.

    {No abstract available} [ILLUSTRATED]

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 75 words
  4. A TRIP THROUGH PAPUA.

    The Rev. A. N. Johnson, of the London Missionary Society, has just returned from a seven weeks' trip through Papua. While visiting the stations of the society, 15 of which are ...

    Article : 814 words
  5. OUE WESTERN COAL.

    Be it recorded that the Northern, Southern, and Western coal fields of Now South Wales are connected with each other, and aro alike in their essential characteristics. They ...

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  6. VICTORIA.

    At the recent stocktaking of books in the Public Library, it was discovered that 80 volumes of technical works were missing. An Investigation showed that the books, which ...

    Article : 114 words
  7. SHIPPING.

    H.M.S. Fantome, twin-screw sloop, 1070 tons displacement, Commander Ernest C. Hardy, from a surveying cruise off the coast of Tasmania. Wakatipy, s, 1[?]45 tons, Captain Graham, from ...

    Article : 216 words
  8. THE THEATRES.

    "John Glayde's Honour" was produced on Saturday night at Her Majesty's Theatre. The place enjoyed a favourable reception, as was to be expected from its brilliant dialogue and ...

    Article : 131 words
  9. DEPARTURES.—April 25.

    H.M.S. Pioneer, for Wellington. Damascus, s, for London, via Capetown and ports. Maheno, s, for Wellington. Itinda, s, for Singapore, via Newcastle. ...

    Article : 76 words
  10. MESSAGES OF SYMPATHY.

    At the meeting of the Northern District Council of the Federated Enginedrivers and Firemen's Association at Newcastle on Saturday afternoon, the secretary was instructed ...

    Article : 312 words
  11. REDUCTION OF HARBOUR TRUST.

    The Premier has decided to recommend the reduction of the number of members on the Harbour Trust from 17 to 3. The Federal and State public offices will be ...

    Article : 52 words
  12. PROJECTED DEPARTURES.—April 27.

    Hobart, s, for Melbourne; Hawea, s, for Tasmanian ports (cargo only); Tuncurry, s, for Cape Hawke, etc; Bellinger, s, for Camden Haven; Newcastle, s, for Newcastle. ...

    Article : 31 words
  13. CLEARANCES.—April 25.

    Maheno, s, 5282 tons, Captain R. Neville, for Wellington. Passengers—Mesdames Harding, Craddock, Harris, Smyth and child, Radford, Gaffney, Hudson, Bunyard, Bell, Fink, Low, Misses Gibbs, Bell, Brown, ...

    Article : 205 words
  14. CONFERENCE OF PREMIERS.

    On Tuesday afternoon the Premiers' conference will be opened in the Legislative Council Chamber at the State Parliament House, and the representatives of all the States, with the ...

    Article : 177 words
  15. THE ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION.

    Captain England denies that he carne to blows with Lieutenant Shackleton over the command of the Nimrod, or that there was any altercation between them that could be ...

    Article : 179 words
  16. METEOROLOGICAL REPORTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 835 words
  17. ENTERED OUTWARDS.—April 25.

    Kumbara, schr., for Solomon Islands. ...

    Article : 9 words
  18. MOVEMENTS OF MAIL STEAMERS.

    The R.M.S. Oruba left Brisbane on Saturday for Sydney, and signalled Woolgoolga at 2.40 p.m. yesterday. She is due here this morning. The R.M.S. Mongolia, from Sydney, bound to ...

    Article : 98 words
  19. EIGHT HOURS.

    The interstate delegates who are attending the eight hours[?] celebration were entertained by the eight hours' committee at a musical evening at the Trades Hall on ...

    Article : 413 words
  20. QUEANBEYAN LOCAL OPTION.

    The Local Option Court sat on Thursday, the Bench consisting of Judge Fitzhardinge (president), Mr. E. S. Maitland, D.S.M. (Parramatta), Mr. Elliott, P.M. ...

    Article : 101 words
  21. PRIVATE HELPERS EULOGISED.

    The Secretary for Railways (Mr. L. M'Cle[?]land) stated on Saturday that the Railway Commissioners were anxious to acknowledge the good work done on the night of the ...

    Article : 89 words
  22. SIGNALLING REGULATIONS.

    On Friday a statement was made in Adelaide bv Mr. J. B. M'N[?], general traffic manager of the South Australian railways, that an accident such as that which occurred at ...

    Article : 657 words
  23. THE GNEISENAU, FROM BREMEN.

    The German mail steamer Gneisena[?], of the fleet of the Nord-deutscher Lloyd, from Bremen and Southamton bound to Sydney, arrived at Fremantle on Friday last, and left again on Saturday for Adelaide. ...

    Article : 40 words
  24. THE RUNIC DUE TO-DAY.

    The 12,000[?]ton White Star liner Runic, from Liverpool, via Capetown and ports, left Melbourne on Saturday for Sydney, and is due here to-day. ...

    Article : 30 words
  25. A SOMNOLENT DEPARTMENT.

    It is stated that a remarkable delay occurred in dealing with the mails on the Bendigo train on the night of the accident. When the collision occurred the mail guards on the ...

    Article : 202 words
  26. FROM NEW YORK.

    Three big steamers, with general cargo from New York, have just called at Melbourne on their way to Sydney. The Ocean Monarch and the African Monarch, running under the auspices of the United ...

    Article : 60 words
  27. A CONSTABLE'S INTERFERENCE.

    Public interest is keen in the case of Constable Michael Holden, who was found guilty by Inspecting Superintendent Mahoney, after hearing evidence on oath, on two charges ...

    Article : 237 words
  28. STATE CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP.

    On Saturday evening one of the four remaining games was finished, Jonas defeating Lambert, thus improving his chances of second place. The three remaining games ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 403 words
  29. THE VINE BRANCH AT BRISBANE.

    The steamer Vine Branch, belonging to W. and A. McArthur's Eastern line, arrived at Brisbane yesterday from Cebu, via Townsville. ...

    Article : 28 words
  30. NEWCASTLE.

    A meeting of the northern district council of the Federated Engine-drivers and Firmen's Association was held at the Trades Hall on Saturday afternoon. The council expressed ...

    Article : 168 words
  31. ROUGH TRIP OF THE PERTH.

    The steamer Perth, belonging to the Melbourne S.S. Company's fleet, with several passengers and a large cargo of produce, including [?]72 bags of potatoes, arrived here at 8.30 last night and berthed at ...

    Article : 87 words
  32. VISIT OF THE HAWEA.

    The Union Company's steamer Hawea, which is taking the place of the Karori, now being fitted with a new tail shaft, arrived here last night with a full cargo of produce from Tasmania, and cast anchor in ...

    Article : 61 words
  33. REFERENCES IN THE CHURCHES.

    In most of the city and suburban churches to-day references, either general or special, were made to the Braybrook railway disaster. In many of the churches the lessons, hymns, ...

    Article : 72 words
  34. THE SALAHADJI WITH OIL.

    The British built but Dutch-owned steamer Salahadji (formerly the Astral), a vessel specially designed for carrying petroleum in bulk, and fitted for liquid fuel, arrived at Sydney yesterday with a consignment of ...

    Article : 58 words
  35. WRECKAGE FROM THE ALSTERNIXE.

    In P[?]rangi Bay last December the captain of the steamer Chelmsford picked up a ship's buoy which bore the name Alsternixe. The German Consul (Mr. Carl S[?]gner), who was informed of the find, ...

    Article : 85 words
  36. COAL EXPORT TRADE.

    The following vessels cleared at the Customs-house yesterday:—Lady Mildred, s, for Melbourne, with 3500 tons coal; Navua, s, for Suva, via Sydney, with 850 tons bunkers; ...

    Article : 57 words
  37. CONDITION OF PATIENTS.

    Reports of the condition of patients in the public hospitals were favourable this evening, except as regards Oscar Skoglund and Miss Jessie Williams, two of the patients in Alfred ...

    Article : 77 words
  38. CARDINAL MORAN AT WYONG.

    Cardinal Moran, accompanied by Dr. O'Haran and several members of the H[?] nian Society, arrived to-day. The Cardinal was entertained at a bauquet in the School ...

    Article : 227 words
  39. THE DESTRUCTION OF THE CABIN.

    The unusual spectacle of a ship on fire on the Derwent was witnessed on Good [?]ay, the brigantine Carin, a wooden vessel of 269 tons owned by Messrs. R. and R. Kennedy, being practically destroyed. The ...

    Article : 188 words
  40. MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIES.

    The whole of the mills at the ironworks have been off this week, for the holidays. However, they are expected to re-start on Monday morning. In the meantime, ...

    Article : 419 words
  41. NORTHERN COLLIERIES

    A conference was held on Saturday between representatives of the miners who are on strike at the Shortlands Colliery and the company, but no settlement of the dispute ...

    Article : 78 words
  42. INTERSTATE EIGHT-OARS.

    The Western Australian crew which is to take part in the interstate eight-oar race, on the Yarra, on Saturday, May 9, arrived this morning by the steamer Kanowna. They ...

    Article : 118 words
  43. COAL CONSUMPTION ON NEW ZEALAND LINERS.

    A perusal of the coal bills of the Union liners affords some idea of the enormous cost involved in conducting a steamship service. Taking the interstate turbine steamer Maheno as an instance, this vessel burns about ...

    Article : 99 words
  44. THE BURWOOD TROUBLE.

    The Burwood colliery is still idle, owing to the strike of wheelers, and a settlement appears to be as far off as ever. The manager of the colliery, Mr. F. Croudace, states that ...

    Article : 59 words
  45. HOBART DISAPPOINTED.

    The decision of the Victorian Association in the Tasmanian dispute created much surprise here, as the Launceston crew can at best represent only a minority of the clubs and members. It is still hoped it will ...

    Article : 83 words
  46. THE BOARD OF INQUIRY.

    No decision has yet been arrived at by the Premier, Mr. Bent, regarding the official inquiry which is to be conducted into the disaster, nor will he decide, he says, before ...

    Article : 235 words
  47. PROPOSED SYDNEY-FIJI LINE.

    According to a recent issue of the "Western Pacific Herald" negotiations have been proceeding for the establishment of a new steamship line between Australia and Fiji. Mr. De Beers, a Melbourne broker, ...

    Article : 147 words
  48. MURRURUNDI ACCIDENT.

    All those injured in the late railway accident are progressing favourably. Mr. Moffatt's condition has improved the last two days. The others are also doing well. ...

    Article : 63 words
  49. CASUALTIES.

    Off Green Cape, on the Goslar's voyage from Melbourne to Sydney, while Franz Haase, a fireman, was shovelling up ashes from the hold, the cross beam of the hatchway became ...

    Article : 60 words
  50. POLICEMAN'S EXCITING STRUGGLE.

    In a second-hand dealer's shop a little before 9 o'clock on Saturday night there was an exciting struggle between a constable and a man he was arresting. Several thefts of ...

    Article : 171 words
  51. THE MAILS.

    South Australia.—Overland, 5.30 p.m. Victoria.—Overland, 5.30 and 7 p.m. Queensland.—Overland, 8.45 p.m. Manning River.—Burrawong 11 a.m. ...

    Article : 234 words
  52. THE BAR HARBOURS.

    The following telegrams were received last night regarding the condition of the bar harbours:—Ballina, 14ft on bar, 16ft on inside channel at high tide; Cape Hawke 7ft 6in. ...

    Article : 33 words
  53. NEW INTERSTATE LINER.

    The A U.S.N. Company's handsome new twinscrew passenger steamer Wyreema, of 5640 tons gross and 6100 tons displacement, will arrive at Sydney on her maiden voyage in the ...

    Article : 250 words
  54. A FALL DOWNSTAIRS.

    Elizabeth Prody, aged 58, lodging at 4 Corbin-street, Surry Hills, fell downstairs on Saturday, and was stunned. On Sunday evening she was taken to the Sydney Hospital, where ...

    Article : 51 words
  55. SAILING VESSELS DUE.

    The following sailing vessels are now due at Sydney:- Askoy, sh, from Antofagasta—75 days. Comliebank, 4 m bq, from Antofagasta—83 days. ...

    Article : 78 words
  56. SQUALLY CONDITIONS.

    An energetic anti-cyclonic disturbance covered the southern hall of the continent on Saturday, and fresh southerly winds with frequent squa[?] and rain were experienced along the seaboard. ...

    Article : 280 words
  57. MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP COMPANY.

    The Monaro is due at Fremantle to-morrow from Eastern States. The Hobart is due at Melbourne to-morrow from Newcastle. ...

    Article : 90 words
  58. CONDITION OF DRIVER MILBURN.

    Dr. O'Donnell, of West Melbourne, who has been in dally attendance on Driver Milburn since the accident, visited him on Saturday. Subsequently he stated that his patient was ...

    Article : 110 words
  59. THE VICTORIAN WOOL CLIP.

    The Government Statist, Mr. E. T. Drake, on Saturday issued his estimate of the total production of wool for the last season. This places,the total wool clip at 79,119,9731b, the ...

    Article : 183 words
  60. FOOT SEVERED BY TRAM.

    On Saturday afternoon Herbert Tonks, aged 9, fell from a Leichhardt tram opposite Church-street, Camperdown. A wheel ran over his right foot, cutting it off at the ankle. He ...

    Article : 56 words
  61. NOBLE TESTIMONIAL.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 55 words
  62. TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING.

    THURSDAY ISLAND (2000m).—Dep: April 25, Taiyuan, s, for Hongkong. COOKTOWN (1550m).—Dep: April 25, Moresby, s, for Port Moresby. ...

    Article : 1,361 words
  63. Advertising

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    Advertising : 54 words
  64. ADDITIONAL LIST OF INJURED.

    Although Saturday was practically only a half-day at the Railway Department, Mr. Hawkswood, the claims agent, received notifications either from or on behalf of 35 ...

    Article : 263 words
  65. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 28 words
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