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  2. IN THE PUBLIC EYE.

    Mr. George Meredith, the celebrated writer, In his beautiful home on Box Hill, will miss being able to resort to the chalet in which most of his writing has been done. He has ...

    Article : 2,713 words
  3. QUEENSLAND. THE STEAMER CHANGSHA AT BRISBANE.

    The steamer Changsha, from the East, arrived at Moreton Bay this morning. Strong gales, with high seas, were encountered on route from Manilla. Thence south moderate ...

    Article : 71 words
  4. THE ETHICS OF COMMERCE.

    The present fiscal controversy, whatever its political results, will undoubtedly prove a great education for the English people. The newspaper reader is taking daily lessons in ...

    Article : 1,859 words
  5. SHIPPING. ARRIVALS.—Dec. 24.

    Wakool, s, 5078 tons. Captain Pidgeon, from London, via Capetown and ports Passenger—Miss G. Francis. Mrs. Hinshlewood, Misses N. Hinshlewood, J. Hinshlewood, G. Hinshlewood, 0. Hinshlewood, A. ...

    Article : 729 words
  6. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    At the annual meeting of the South Australian Commercial Travellers' Association held last night it was announcod that the association would soon commence building a ...

    Article : 94 words
  7. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    WELLINGTON (1239 miles).—Arr: Dec, 24, Heles Denny, bq, from Newcastle. PORT CHALMERS (1235 miles).—Dep: Dec. 24, Waipori, s, for Newcastle. ...

    Article : 28 words
  8. OCEAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY, LIMITED.

    Messrs. Gilchrist, Watt, and Saudeson, Ltd., report:— The Stentor arrived from Glasgow, via ports, on Monday, and after discharging her sydney cargo, continued her voyage to Brisbane yesterday. ...

    Article : 119 words
  9. METEOROLOGICAL REPORTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 792 words
  10. A FATAL QUARREL.

    A squabble arose between two men at Paddington at 5.30 o'clock this afternoon, in the course of which one of them. Curtis, it is alleged, was knocked down by a blow from the ...

    Article : 225 words
  11. THE VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT.

    The Legislative Assembly met at 1.40 p.m. The Premier said that Parliament had been' engaged in a work of a very strenuous character, but the debates had been conducted ...

    Article : 587 words
  12. THE CURRIE LINE.

    The following are the movements of Messrs. Arch. Currie and Co.'s Australian and Indian Line of steamShips:— The Argus is due at Sydney end Dec. or early Jan, ...

    Article : 140 words
  13. JAPAN MAIL LINE.

    The agent, for the Nippon Yusen Kaisha (Messrs. Burns, Philp, and Co., Limited), report the move ments of the Japanese mail steamers as follows:— The Kumino Maru, from Yokohama, arrived at ...

    Article : 102 words
  14. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Pastor Pitman, who has been for five years minister of the Grafton Baptist Church, was entertained at a social last night, and presented by the congregation with a purse of ...

    Article : 284 words
  15. ISLAND MAIL STEAMERS.

    The following are the movements of Messrs. Burns, Philp, and Co.'s fleet of island steamers:— Solomon Island Service.—The Ysabel arrived in Sydney on Sunday morning. She sails from ...

    Article : 210 words
  16. AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN STEAMSHIP LINE.

    Messrs. Birt and Co., Limited Dangar Gedye, and Co., and Houlder Brothers, Limited joint agents report movements of their New York steamers as follows:—The Everton Grange is at Wellington; the ...

    Article : 117 words
  17. DEPAHTURES.—Dec. 24.

    Stentor, s, tor Brisbane. Scottish Glens, sh, for London, Stassturt, s, tor Hamburg, via Brisbane and Towns. ville. ...

    Article : 41 words
  18. PROJECTED DEPARTURES.—Dec. 25.

    Newcastle and Hunter River S.S. Company's steamer for Newcastle. ...

    Article : 14 words
  19. BAR HARBOURS.

    The following telegrams were received yesterday respecting the condition of the bars at high water:— Cupe Hawke, 9ft on bar. Manning Heads, 12ft on bar, 9ft on inside channel. ...

    Article : 63 words
  20. CLEARANCES.—Dec. 24.

    Birksgate, s, 1458 tons. Captain Flech, for Newcastle, in lallast. Corio s 2061 tons, Captain smith, for Adelaide. Kumano Maru, J.M.S., 4055 tons, Captain Butler, for ...

    Article : 90 words
  21. VESSELS DUE AT NEWCASTLE.

    Among the sailing vessels now due at Newcastle are the following:— For tunato Figari, sh, from Melbourne—7 days. Haddon Hall, bq (KNMJ), from Table Bay—49 days. ...

    Article : 65 words
  22. PROGRESS OF WOMEN.

    A writer in the "Century" endeavours to show that the progress of women in Christian countries, and the acquirement of social and political rights, have only been equal to ...

    Article : 603 words
  23. ENGLAND'S BEST CUSTOMER.

    Mr. Henry Birchenough who went out as Special Commissioner to the Board of Trade, and spent 15 weeks in South Africa, writes:—"The rapidity with which South Africa has come to the front as a treat ...

    Article : 337 words
  24. COASTERS OUTWARD.—Dec. 24.

    Rosedale, s, for Bellinger and H'ilson Rivers Archer, [?], for Newcastle. ...

    Article : 16 words
  25. IMPORTS.—Dec. 24.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 397 words
  26. SAILING VESSELS DUE.

    The following sailing vessela are now due at Sydney:— Adderley, bq (PLDH). from Eureka, 66 days. Aldebaran, bq, from Mercury Bay, 18 days. Amazen, four-masted bqtne, from Port Gamble, 49 days. ...

    Article : 182 words
  27. STATE POLITICS. ILLAWARRA ELECTORATE.

    Yesterday Messrs. Ashton, Garland, B. B. O'Conor, J. P. Gray, and Benjamin James returned to the city after having spent a considerable time in the electorate holding ...

    Article : 119 words
  28. DREADFUL TRAM ACCIDENT,

    To-night a double-decked electric car while ascending an incline on the Kingsland section of the Auckland tramways lost power. The brakes were promptly applied, but the wheels skidded backwards, ...

    Article : 81 words
  29. A NOVEL STEAM LAUNCH.

    A new type launch has just been built to the order of Mr. W. A. Moir by Mr. Rick Davis, of Blackwall, from an American design, by Mr. Charles Desmond, of Rutherford, New Jersey The dimensions of the hull are 26ft ...

    Article : 240 words
  30. NEW STREETS FOR LONDON.

    It is believed as a result of the attention which the Royal Commission on London Locomotion is giving to the question that among its recommdations will be one strongly u[?]ging the necessity of several new lines ...

    Article : 379 words
  31. ADDRESS BY MR. ASHTON.

    At the Town Hall last night there was a large attendance of electors to hear Mr. J. Ashton, M.L.A., deliver an address in the interests of the Liberal and Reform Association. ...

    Article : 439 words
  32. RUSSIA'S HOLD ON TIBET.

    It is a remarkable fact that the signing of the Tibet Convention between Russia and China last year excited no comment at the time. Several reasons may have accounted for ...

    Article : 701 words
  33. EXTORTS.—Dec. 24.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 214 words
  34. THE UPOLU ENTERS THE ISLAND TRADE.

    The steamer Upolu formerly belonging to the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, but which was recently sold to the Lever Plantations Limited arrived at sydney from Dunedin early yesterdy ...

    Article : 193 words
  35. PASSENGERS BY THE VICTORIA.

    The following is a list of the passangers by the R.M.S Victoria which will be despatched at noon to-morrow for London via ports:— For Colombo Marseilles and London: Mr. Heath Mr. ...

    Article : 105 words
  36. TELEPHIC SHIPPING NEWS.

    BRISBANE (500 miles).—-Arr Dec. 23, Adonis, s, at 5 p.m. from the south Dec. 24 Barcoo, s, at 9.40 a.m., from Townsville, Wyandra s, at 1 p.m., from Sydney Changsha, s, at 1 p.m., from Hongkong; ...

    Article : 704 words
  37. CONSPIRACY AGAINST MILLIONAIRES.

    Armed men are guarding the adirondacks estate of Mr. William Rockefeller, the millionaire neighbour of the assassinated Mr. Orlando P. Dexter. The disclosure, consequent upon the murder of a feeling of ...

    Article : 292 words
  38. A SCHOOKER FROM NEW ZEALAND.

    Shortly before midnight a bar[?]ontine, believed to be the Kongsbyrd, from Napier, entered the Heads from the eastward. ...

    Article : 23 words
  39. SALE OF THE BOBBY BURNS.

    The little steamer Bobby Borns, which waa recently disposed of by Messrs. Nelson and Robertson, of this city to the firm of Messrs. J. Darling and Son. of A delaide, sailed from Sydney yesterday for Adelaide, where she will ...

    Article : 122 words
  40. A RUSSIAN PRETENDER.

    A pretender to the Throne of Russia has lately appeared who claims to be the rightful Czarevitch He is (says " Vauity Fair ") named Cyrnl and is the son of the late Czarevitch, the Grund Duke ...

    Article : 108 words
  41. THE EASTERN AND AUSTRALIAN S.S. COMPANYS FLEET.

    The Airlie arrived at Sydney from Hakodate ana Hongkong Dec. 10, Sailed from Sydney 21st. and arrived at Melbourne Dec. 23. Sails thence for Adelaide Dec. 26. The Australian arrived at Hongkong Dec. 20, onra route ...

    Article : 132 words
  42. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT.

    Contrary to expectations, Parliament did not prorogue yesterday. Both Houses had been sitting late and early for some time past, but it was ultimately seen that there was no ...

    Article : 215 words
  43. THE WITTON CASE.

    Sir,—The iccent efforts in the form of public meetings, petitions, deputations, to those in high authority, and representations from the Commonwealth of Australia to the War Office, for the release from ...

    Article : 354 words
  44. THE FAMILY OF THE POPE.

    This little town (Writes the Rome correspondent of the "Pall Mall Gazette" from Riese) of Perhaps a Chonsand scattered inhabitants has had the unique distinction of giving two Patriarchs to Venice and one ...

    Article : 275 words
  45. FEDERAL-HOULDER-SHIE LINES..

    Messrs. Houlder Brothers and Co., Limited. advise [?] vetnents of steamers as follows:—The Langton Grunge is trading between River Plate and South Africa. The Drayton Grange is at South Africa. The Rippingham ...

    Article : 91 words
  46. RPARTURE OF THE SCOTTISH GLENS,

    The ship Scottish Glens was despatched from Sydney yesterday by Messrs, Davis and Febon for London with the following cargo:—2179 bls wool, 94 bls sheepskins, 4[?] bls glue piece, 35 bls scrolls, 2[?]31 cks tallow, 3550 bgs and ...

    Article : 86 words
  47. ARRIVAL. OF THE WAKOOL.

    The fine steamship Wakool, of Lund's popular Blue Anchor line, arrived at Sydney yesterday morning after a satisfactory voyage, and berthed at 11 a.u. at the Central Wharf. She left London on October 31, and made the ...

    Article : 214 words
  48. RIFLE SHOOTING.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 78 words
  49. Advertising

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    Advertising : 19 words
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