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  2. VICTORIA.

    The general meeting of the Emu Boy-Railway Company was held to-day. Mr. John Grice presidete. The directors reported that the result of the year's operations was a loss of £5255. The ...

    Article : 94 words
  3. THE DROUGHT.

    The fund is controlled by a committee of citizens The honorary treasurers are Messrs George Maiden, Trank Grimley, and J. Randal Curey, and the honorary secretaries are Messrs. Thomas Nesbitt ...

    Article : 377 words
  4. QUEENSLAND CYCLONE

    Townsville reports that farmers in the Pioneer and other districts were about to bag their maize, hoping to make a little money after the drought, but the recent cyclone completely destroyed the crop. The ...

    Article : 338 words
  5. THE STATE FINANCES.

    The Treasurer, when asked yesterday if he had anything to say in reply to Mr. Ashton'a criticism of the financial administration of the Government, said he would be glad of the opportunity to do so. ...

    Article : 1,153 words
  6. THE UNITED STATES.

    The "Morning Post" reports that Mr. Gates, the capitalist, has joined the committee of financiers who are studying a scheme to widen, deepen, and link all the canals of ...

    Article : 71 words
  7. MR. CHAMBERLAIN.

    Mr. Chamberlain, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, received a great ovation on entering the House of Commons yesterday on his return from his South African tour. ...

    Article : 107 words
  8. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The Czar's reform manifesto, granting certain reforms, has created bitter diaappointment, execpt the portions in regard to the abolition of collective peasant responsibility and the ...

    Article : 166 words
  9. A MOVEMENT AT ORANGE.

    A meeting was held in the Town Hall last night to take initiatory steps to raise funds locally for drought sufferers. A committee, consisting of Messrs. Torpy, Leeds, K. M'Kay, and the Mayor, ...

    Article : 160 words
  10. THE PAYMENT OF A LIQUIDATOR.

    The hearing of the application by Colonel Templeton for his remuneration as liquidutor of the Premier Permanonk Building Society to be fixed was concluded before Mr. Justice Holroyd ...

    Article : 102 words
  11. INJUNCTIONS AGAINST TRADESUNIONS.

    The Tramway Company at Waterbury has obtained an injunction restraining the Tramway Employees' Union from tying up the funds of the union. Fifteen other unions, ...

    Article : 72 words
  12. WORE AT WILCANNIA.

    The unemployed have done splendid work, but, the mouey gettnig exhausted, out of 100 applicants the council could only employ 40. Another grant is urgently needed, as there is no employment in the ...

    Article : 199 words
  13. A GERMAN TRIBUTE.

    The Gorman newspapers pay a high tribute of praise to Mr. Chamberlain on the result of his South African mission. The "Berliner Lokal Anzeiger" compares ...

    Article : 44 words
  14. THE MORAVIAN AT MELBOURNE.

    The steamer Moravian which arrived to-day from London, via the Cape, reports that a storm of unusual severity was passed through in the southern Ocean. After a period of dense fogs the weather ...

    Article : 146 words
  15. THE ARREST OF WHITAKER WRIGHT.

    Mr. Whitaker Wright, on being arrested at New York, declared he was proceeding to British Columbia to inspect the Lersi mines, and he intended returning via Australia. ...

    Article : 204 words
  16. AMERICANS AND CANADA.

    Mr. J. Hay, the United States Secretary of State, has requested Mr. J. L. Bittinger, the American Consul-General at Montreal, to resign on account of advocating in the ...

    Article : 49 words
  17. THE NAVY EXPENDITURE.

    In the House of Commons last night the estimates for the Navy were considered in committed of supply. Mr Arnold Forster, the Financial ...

    Article : 221 words
  18. NEW ZEALAND.

    Bush fires have caused extensive damage to the southern portion of Hawkes Bay. The houses of settlers und sawmills have been destroyed. The fires are still rag[?]g. ...

    Article : 38 words
  19. THE DROUGHT RELIEF FUND.

    The Drought Relief Fund received no large increase yesterday, although there are a number of substantral sums to come in from varions saburbs. the total of the street collections to hand is £1269 ...

    Article : 1,035 words
  20. THE LAND.

    The rains, which early in the month registered 112 points, were supplemented last week by 98 points. The grass is shooting fast and it is a treat to see it after so many months of drought Stock are beginning to ...

    Article : 178 words
  21. ANOTHER ATTEMPTED WIFE MURDER.

    A domestic tragedy arising out of the lack of employment was enacted at Brunswick this morning. A labouring man named Thomas Grimes, aged 52 years, suddenly developed madness, and seizing, a ...

    Article : 400 words
  22. THE SAMOAN CONTROVERSY.

    The following is the reply of his Exceliency the Admiral to a petition presented by the Western Suburbs Ministerrat Association praying for an in quiry into Cardinal Moran's allegations respecting ...

    Article : 198 words
  23. A LAND TRUST.

    The Government has appointed a board of trustees to settle the lands hell under the Carroll aud Wipere trust in the Poverty Bay district. The area is about 200,000 acres, the settlement of which will add ...

    Article : 47 words
  24. THE AUCKLAND LOCKOUT.

    Replying to a deputation of trade unionists at Wellington regarding the Auckland lockout, Mr. Seddon stated that informations would be laid against the employers concerned for a breach of the ...

    Article : 66 words
  25. KIAMA AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY.

    A special meeting of the newly-elected executive committee of the Kiama Agricultural Society was held this afternoon, when the following office-boarers for the current year wore elected:—Patrons, Mr. J. ...

    Article : 98 words
  26. THE BOER DELEGATES.

    The Boer delegates left Auckland for Sydney by the steamer Westralia. ...

    Article : 15 words
  27. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL APPOINTMENTS.

    The Hon. T. Thompson, ex-Minister of Justice: Mr. Corncross, ex-member of Taieri; Mr. Trusk, of Nelson; and Mr. Baldey, of Southland, have been appointed to the Legislative Council. ...

    Article : 36 words
  28. THE EXPENSES OF PROSECUTION.

    In the House of Commons yesterday Sir Robert Finlay, the Attorney-General, said that the Crown would bear the expenses of the extradition of Whitaker Wright from New ...

    Article : 51 words
  29. OUR NEW STORY.

    Next Saturday we shall begin the publication of our new sonal story, "The Trifler," by Archibald Eyre. The author in unknown to readers. New writers of fiction are constantly springing up, eager ...

    Article : 320 words
  30. GERMAN NAVY'S PERSONNEL.

    In connection with the report of the Naval Reserves Committee of the British Admiralty it is pointed out that Germany has 110,000 trained seamen liable to serve in war time. ...

    Article : 106 words
  31. THE DAIRY BILL.

    A meeting of members of the Kiama branch of the Dairy Farmers' Unron of New South Wales was held in the council-chamber, Kiama, this morniug. The following office-bearers were elecced:— ...

    Article : 181 words
  32. DREDGE RETURNS.

    Returns from 56 Otago dredges for the past week give an average return ot 24oz. ...

    Article : 18 words
  33. SHOCKING FATALITY.

    A shocking fatality, resulting in the death of a man named Thomas Leigh, occurred at Andrews and Co's Bedding Factory, Surry Hills, yesterday. The unfortunate man was employed at a ...

    Article : 335 words
  34. THE ALASKAN BOUNDARY.

    It is announced that Lord Aherstone (Lord Chief Justice of England), the Hon. John Douglas Armour (Chief Justice of Ontario), and Mr. Louis A. Jette ...

    Article : 412 words
  35. VICTORIAN POLITICAL SITUATION.

    The conference between the managers of the Legislative Council and the Assembly resumed its sittings. A number of members of both Houses, some Federal members, and a few ladies were present. ...

    Article : 817 words
  36. THE TRADE OF THE EMPIRE.

    Mr. C. M'Arthur (Liberal Unionist, Exchange, Liverpool), has given notice in the Home of Commons that he will move,— "That the recent developments of the fiscal ...

    Article : 122 words
  37. LAND TAXATION ASSESSMENTS.

    The statement of the Commissioners of Taxation that in no instance has the unimproved value of land for taxation purposes been unreasonably incroased is ridiculed by district landholders, some of ...

    Article : 67 words
  38. LABOUR ORGANISATION.

    At the annual meeting of the Lahour League yesterday officers were appointed. Arrangements will be made to organise the women voters. An endeavour will be made to get labour members to give ...

    Article : 40 words
  39. THE YALGOO OUTRAGE.

    Excitement prevailed at Yalgoo on Saturday when it was rumoured an arrest was to be made in connection with the recent outrage perpetrated upon Solomon Lownes, who was be severely injured ...

    Article : 375 words
  40. THE FOX PEST.

    In connection with the report of foxes increasing in the western portion of the district, Mr. Denis Delaney, of Adaminaby, states that he lost 45 turkeys a few days ago. He subsequently found 33 ...

    Article : 92 words
  41. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The inter-state confereuco of the Y.M.C.A assembled yesterday. Among those present were Dr. L. Wunior (chairman of the American Y.M.C.A.), Mr. K. C. Morse (secretary to the same ...

    Article : 171 words
  42. CONFERENCE OF AGENTSGENERAL.

    ThE Australian Agents-General met at the New South Wales Agency yesterday and agreed to request Mr. Copeland to cable to Sir E. Barton, the Federal ...

    Article : 145 words
  43. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 65 words
  44. STOCK MOVEMENTS.

    Sheep: 1600, Back Yamma to Ge[?]rie, T. L. Thatcher; 600, Bartley's Creek to Hockey's Farm.—Hockey; 500, Goolagong to Byrock, F. M'Kenwen; 760, Mogong Valley to Parkes, E. T. Bradley; 4200, Back Yamma to Wellington, ...

    Article : 304 words
  45. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Aberdeen University has conferred the degree of Doctor of Divinity upon the Rev. James Gibb, of Dunedin. Mr. Perey Grainger has been engaged as ...

    Article : 130 words
  46. GOOD BAINS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 20 words
  47. LAND GRANT RAILWAYS.

    By the American mail which arrived on Tuesday the Premier received several inquiries from American firms in referecne to a land grant railway, asking for copies of the Act and the pamphlets which had ...

    Article : 41 words
  48. NEWCASTLE.

    The following vessels cleared at the Customs to-day:- The steamer Dilkera, for Port Augusta, via Kembla and PortPirie, with 3200 tons of coal, 50 tons of coke, and 50 casks of tar; the steamer Oonah, for Hobart, via Sydney, ...

    Article : 172 words
  49. THE MELBA CHARITY MATINEE.

    This afternoon Mme. Melba will give her matinec in aid of the Lord Mayor's Drought Fund. This occasion will form the great singer's farewell. She explicity states that she does net again anticipate ...

    Article : 144 words
  50. THE SEED WHEAT FUND.

    The Government having carefully considered the request of a deputation some time ago that a further advance should be mude to the seed wheat fund, has decided not to increase its contribution beyond the ...

    Article : 41 words
  51. THE OUTER HARBOUR.

    The [?]contractors for the outer harbour, Messrs. Wareing and Rowden, are pegging out the foreshore at the mouth of the Port Adelaide River, where the outer harbour is to be constructed. ...

    Article : 123 words
  52. FRENCH SOCIALISTS.

    MM. Jaures and Demain, the French Socialists, claim the State exploitation of mines, railways, and refineries, and the simultaneous suppression of all religious ...

    Article : 34 words
  53. AUSTRALASIAN SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    At the championship carnival last night J. Hamilton (N.Z.), 12s., won the final of the Challengo Stakes, 120yds., from J. Flanagan (Q.), 24s., with R. Carr, 16s., third. The time was 1 m. 35s. Craig, ...

    Article : 52 words
  54. TAMWORTH ELECTION.

    The local Reform Leagua has selected Mr. G. A. M. Nankervis to contest the Tamyvorth seat. Dolegates from the Liberal and Reform Association addressed a large meeting at the Oddfellows' ...

    Article : 305 words
  55. PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN'S MISSIONARY ASSOCIATION.

    The ladies of the Presbyterian Woman's Missionary Association met in the church offices on Monday for the purpose ot forwn ding the clothing received for distribution in the drought districts. ...

    Article : 166 words
  56. FEDERAL CAPITAL COMMISSION.

    Sir William Lyne states that in May he expects to be in possession of the report of the board of inquiry into sites for the federal capital. It will then be the duty of Ministers to recommend one or more sites ...

    Article : 174 words
  57. WATER AND SEWERAGE BOARD.

    The weekly meeting of the Hunter District Water and Sewerage, Board was held to-day, Mr. W. J. Millner presiding. A letter was read from the Military Department, Sydney, intimating that in fature water would be ...

    Article : 332 words
  58. THE IRISII LAND BILL.

    Mr. A. J. Balfour, the Premier, announced in the House of Commons yesterday that the Irish Land Bill would bo introduced into the House on the 25th instant. ...

    Article : 37 words
  59. MOUNTED BRIGADE CAMP.

    Colonel Antill, C.B., with Major Luscombo, D.A., Q.M.G., and Mr, Peach, R.A.E., arrived at Richmond this morning, and were met by Lieutenant Charley, Acting Adjutant Hawkesbury ...

    Article : 198 words
  60. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    In the Bankruptey Court yesterday, before the Chief Justice, the official receiver made an application in the matter of Frederick Charles Monger, M.L.A. for York, to annual the scheme of ...

    Article : 126 words
  61. THE WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales to-day competition was good. Prices were well maintained. March 17. At the wool sales yesterday the following ...

    Article : 56 words
  62. DISTRIBUTION OF SEED WHEAT.

    Mr. Hayes (honorary Minister), who is in charge of the distribution of seed wheat, stated yesterday that the grain required for Moama and Deniliquin will be sent to those places from Adelaide through ...

    Article : 122 words
  63. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at is 10 5-16d per [?] standard. ...

    Article : 20 words
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