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  2. THE BUTTER COMMISSION

    The second interim report of the Butter Commission was presented to the Governor last night. The report opens with the history of the "secret rebates" on ocean freights, ...

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  3. SHIPPING.

    Monowai, s, 3433 tons, Captain L. Worrall, from Wellington. Passengers—Messrs. Brittain, Dr. and Master Hardie, Alston, House, Drew, Mitchell, Smith, Ardrews, Hickey, Mason, Nolan, Master Bromney, ...

    Article : 307 words
  4. VICTORIA.

    Considerable excitement has been caused among the small community of Christian Israelites owing to the presence in Melbourne of a visitor from Denver City, U.S.A., who ...

    Article : 293 words
  5. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In promising a deputation that the Government would restore £400 of the grant taken a year or two age from the Botanic Gardens, the Treasurer stated that he was ...

    Article : 73 words
  6. NEWCASTLE.

    At the half—yearly meeting of the Newcastle Gas and Coke Company, held to-day, the chairman, in moving the adoption of the report and balance-sheet, which have already been published, said that the ...

    Article : 163 words
  7. TRADES AND LABOUR.

    A meeting of operatives in the cycle and motor trades was held at the Trades Hall last night, under the auspices of the organising committee of the Labour Council, with the ...

    Article : 100 words
  8. CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.

    The twentieth annual meeting of the Balmain Hospital was held in the institution last night, the president (Mr. D. H. Easton) occupying the chair. The report allowed that 320 patients were admitted ...

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  9. FRENCHMAN'S ROCK.

    Mr. H. D. Gough, Government Actuary, in reply to a letter forwarded by him to a correspondent in Paris has received a communication from the ...

    Article : 182 words
  10. SIR JOSEPH BANKS.

    Sir,—Referring to the numerous letters and more particularly the article by "Cavendish," in this morning's issue on the above subject, it may interest the writers, and "Cavendish" ...

    Article : 231 words
  11. THE COAL TRIMMERS AND HOLIDAY RATES.

    Owing to the Coal Trimmers' Union demanding holiday rates of pay to-morrow, and as the stevedores will not entertain the demand, loading operations will cease at midnight to-night until 6 a.m. on Friday. ...

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  12. DEPARTURES.—Jan. 25.

    Torr Head, s, for Liverpool, via ports, La Rochefoucald, French bq, for Melbourne. Airlie, s, for Singapore, via Java and ports. Victoria, s, for Auckland. ...

    Article : 54 words
  13. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Wellington Gas Company has declared a dividend of 10s per share for the half-year. At the Napier wool sales prices were 1d to 1½d easier. A large quantity of wool was ...

    Article : 41 words
  14. THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE OF COIN.

    The police and bank officials are still very reticent concerning the matter of the disappearance of 2100 sovs. from the Treasury of the Bendigo branch of the Bank of ...

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  15. PROJECTED DEPARTURES.—Jan. 26.

    Rippingham Grange, s, for London, via South Africa and ports; Oonah, s, for Hobart; Burrawong, s, for Macleay River; Electra, s, for Manning River; Rosedale, s, for Nambucca River; City of Grafton, s, ...

    Article : 80 words
  16. OUR OWN WORK FOR OUR OWN PEOPLE.

    Sir,—The contents of Mr. T. Waddell's letter published in your paper of the 20th instant are sufficient to set every thoughtful man who has read it thinking. Quite a ...

    Article : 459 words
  17. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—Will you allow me to criticise through your columns the article on Sir Joseph Banks by "Cavendish" that appeared in last Saturday's issue? ...

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  18. NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION.

    The annual meeting of the National Rifle Association of New South Wales was held last night at the rooms, Equitable-buildings, George-street, Mr. E. J. Brown (chairman ...

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  19. THE PLAGUE.

    Miss Young, the plague patient from Cowper, which is about four miles from Ulmarra, was taken to the Grafton Hospital this morning, accompanied by a nurse. She is in a ...

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  20. CLEARANCES.—Jan. 25.

    Victoria, s. 2[?] tons, Captain W. Waller, for Auckland. Passengers—Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Allson. Mr. and Mrs. Sievereight. Mr. and Mrs. Lakeman, Mr. ann Mrs. Arnold, Mesdames H. Beckett. W. T. Powell, Davis, ...

    Article : 363 words
  21. AN INEBRIATES' RETREAT.

    The establishment of an inebriates' retreat was under consideration of the Cabinet at the meeting to-day. The Chief Secretary said subsequently that the Cabinet had definitely ...

    Article : 132 words
  22. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES.

    William Lemon, a labourer, suffering from concussion of the brain, was admitted to the Sydney Hospital yesterday by Dr. Kay. He was working on a platform at the ...

    Article : 57 words
  23. "RINGING IN" HORSES.

    Sensational dis[?]sures with reference to the "ringing in" of horses were made during the hearing on Tuesday of a case in the Insolvency Court before Commissioner ...

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  24. THE MITCHAM QUARRY FATALITIES.

    The inquiry was concluded yesterday at Mitcham with regard to the death of Adolph Boettger and Robert Sullivan, two men who were killed by an explosion at a quarry ...

    Article : 111 words
  25. IMPORTS.—Jan. 25.

    Monowai, s, from Wellington: 918 sks oats, 115 bls hemp, 50 sks cocksfoot, 10 ska peas, 72 sks fungus, 40 sks hides, 260 cs milk, 9 csks pelts, 22 c. hhds, 14 boxes gold, 25 cs fish, 11 cs whitebalt, 55 cs pears, 57 ...

    Article : 546 words
  26. DIED IN A BATH.

    Mr. Carl L. Markwell, aged 21, was drowned in a bath at his home, Wolloowin, a suburb of Brisbane, last night. It appears that he went into the bathroom to take a bath, but as ...

    Article : 64 words
  27. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    AUCKLAND (1281 miles).—Arr: Jan. 25, Pendle Hill bqtn, from Newcastle. KAIPARA.—Dep: Jan. 25, Hirotha, bq, and Em[?] bq, both for Melbourne. ...

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  28. GOSFORD AND TELEPHONES.

    Sir,—I read with much interest the Commonwealth news in your paper of to-day. It is very satisfactory to note that the Commonwealth Postmaster-General is endeavouring to give telephone ...

    Article : 266 words
  29. RAILWAY TRAFFIC EMPLOYEES AND THE ARBITRATION COURT.

    Sir,—In a lengthy letter which you published a few days ago the general secretary of the Amalgamated Railway and Tram-| way Service Association made some ...

    Article : 605 words
  30. METEOROLOGICAL REPORTS.

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  31. EXPORTS.—Jan. 25.

    Airlie, s, for Singapore, via ports: 42 rails, 32 cs white lead, 32 pkgs white zinc, 32 bgs and 40 crts sugar, 20 kgs onions, 120 cs kerosene, 50 cs potatoes, 430 pcs timber, 15 cs sa[?] 10 cs soap, 10 bgs ...

    Article : 407 words
  32. WIDTH OF TYRES ACT.

    Sir,—The present need for public economy suggests afresh the desirability of at last passing into law the long delayed Width of Tyres Act. It is not disputed that if all our heavy waggons had tyres not less than ...

    Article : 170 words
  33. R.M.S. MONGOLIA AT FREMANTLE.

    The R.M.S. Mongolia arrived from London, via ports, at a quarter past 7 o'clock this morning with the following passengers:- For Adelaide: Mrs. J. Walter Tyas, Miss Tyas, Messrs. ...

    Article : 261 words
  34. EMPLOYEES' PICNIC.

    The annual picnic tendered to the employees and their families by Messrs. Paul and Gray, Ltd., was held at Clifton Gardens on Saturday last. The company, numbering about 75, was conveyed to the ground by the ...

    Article : 129 words
  35. THE MAILS.

    South Australia.—Overland, 5.30 p.m. Victoria.—Overland, 5.30 and 7 p.m. [?] Letters for Melbourne only will be accepted without late fee for the express from 5.30 and 6.30 ...

    Article : 410 words
  36. TECHNICAL EDUCATION.

    Sir,—I have read with interest "Practice and Theory's" letter in your issue of Saturday. While agreeing with advantages of technical education, I desire to point out what I deem a stumbling-block ...

    Article : 139 words
  37. ARRIVAL OF THE CUMBERLAND.

    The ship Cumberland, Captain William Barfield, arrived yesterday, with a full cargo of general merchandise from New York, and anchored in Neutral Bay. She sailed from New York on Sept. 30, and ...

    Article : 150 words
  38. THE PBOSPECTING VOTE.

    Sir,—It may be an eyeopener to the majority of taxpayers that since the regular introduction of the prospecting vote in 1887 they have contributed to the aid of ...

    Article : 301 words
  39. SHARKS.

    Sir,—Cowan and all its tributaries just now are full of sharks in fact, so much so that it is impossible to do any fishing. New that it is the shark breeding time, I would suggest that shark parties be ...

    Article : 301 words
  40. HOOLIGANS AT STANMORE.

    Sir.—Might I ask for space to bring under the notice of the authorities the disgraceful conduct of young men and boys on the Stanmore-road at night. 1 am really at a loss to know why the police cannot cope ...

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  41. CONSIDERED BY THE CABINET.

    The report of the Butter Commission was amongst the matters which were considered by the Cabinet. No action has yet been decided upon. The Minister for Agriculture, ...

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  42. THE UNION LINERS.

    The Mocraki arrived at Wellington at 5 a.m. yesterday. The Rakanoa left Westport at midnight on Tuesday for Hobart. ...

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  43. OLD-AGE PENSIONS.

    Sir,—On the above subject there appears in your journal to-day a letter signed "Reform," and he deals with the constitution of the board so clearly that the thanks of even old-age pension applicants are justly ...

    Article : 146 words
  44. MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP COMPANY.

    The Hobart finished discharging the balance of cargo of jarrah timber at White Bay yesterday, and sailed for Newcastle. The Sydney left Adelaide on Tuesday for Western ...

    Article : 56 words
  45. Advertising

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  46. TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING NEWS.

    THURSDAY ISLAND (2000 miles).—Arr: Jan. 25, Y[?]bel, s, from New Guinea. COOKTOWN 1550 miles).—Passed: Jan. 25, Mercedes, s, bound to Hongkong; Itria, s, bound to ...

    Article : 1,200 words
  47. Advertising

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  48. Advertising

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