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  2. GOVERNMENT AND FOR MUNICIPALITIES.

    A deputation, representing the various muni[?] cipal bodies of the colony, waited on the Premier yesterday to ask for Government aid towards municipal expenses. The deputation, ...

    Article : 1,644 words
  3. SECOND EDITION.

    The Legislative Assembly to-night disagreed from the Council's amendments in the Pastoral Looses Extension Bill. Mr. Dickson moved the second reading of the Chillagoe Railway Bill. ...

    Article : 77 words
  4. VICTORIA.

    A few days age a suggestion was put forward that steps be taken by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria to hold a regatta in Hobson's Bay on Anniversary Day for the purpose of affording an ...

    Article : 159 words
  5. QUEENSLAND.

    A deputation of members of the Council and the Assembly representing the Queensland Stockbreeders and Graziers' Association waited on the Premier to-day to urge that compensation be ...

    Article : 175 words
  6. THE INDIAN FRONTIER.

    Brigadier-General Gaselee's column has reached Dargai, and effected a junction with the Kurram column. During the march across the ...

    Article : 63 words
  7. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Serious rioting Las taken place at Prague, the capital of Bohemia, between the Czechs and the Germans. The military were called out to suppress the ...

    Article : 182 words
  8. IN PARLIAMENT.

    The business paper of the Legislative Council yesterday presented a very formidable list of measires, and undoubtedly, as far as general internst was concerned, the third reading of the ...

    Article : 1,542 words
  9. NEW SOUTH WALES PARLIAMENT.

    When the first edition of the " Herald " went to press the Houso was in the midst of a debate on the second reading of the Probate Duties Bill A large number of members spoke, some expressing a ...

    Article : 261 words
  10. FRANCE, INDIA, AND AUSTRALIA.

    A convention has been signed on behalf of the British and French Governments providing for the establishment of a parcels post between France and India, ...

    Article : 61 words
  11. MELBOURNE GENERAL SESSIONS.

    George Alfred Boan, recently employed as a clerk in the Lands Department, was presented to the Melbourne Gdneral Sessions to-day, before Judge Hamilton, charged with stealing n cheque ...

    Article : 85 words
  12. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The revenue for November shows a decrease of £39S7 on the corresponding period of last year. The principal items wer:—Customs £90,780, as against £100,707 for November, 1890; land ...

    Article : 139 words
  13. AN IMPORTANT DISCOVERY.

    Dr. Monokton Copoman, one of the medical inspectors of the Local Government Board, has discovered that an admixture of glycerine destroys tho microbes ...

    Article : 39 words
  14. ALLEGED CUSTOMS FRAUDS.

    Soma further developments took place to-day in a case in which extensive frauds are alleged to have been perpetrated on the Customs Department by means of the drawback system. The ...

    Article : 72 words
  15. THE P. AND O. COMPANY.

    The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company has declared a dividend of 2½ per cent, on the preferred shares and 6½ per cent. on the deferred ...

    Article : 44 words
  16. NEW ZEALAND.

    The new Bank Bill provides that from January 1, 1899, the banks doing business in New Zealand must be prepared to have in the colony bona fide assets at least equal in value to their liabilities. ...

    Article : 61 words
  17. THE REVENUE.

    The revenue for the five months ended 30th ultimo, according to the Treasury returns, amounted to £2,597,138, or £10,779 more than was received for the corresponding period of ...

    Article : 416 words
  18. BRITISH POLITICS.

    In replying to a deputation yesterday Sir Matthew Ridley, the Home Secretary, said the Government declined to introduce a compulsory early closing bill. ...

    Article : 32 words
  19. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Several homestead selections were taken up at the Crown lands agent's office to-day, the area offered comprising 708½ acres of good grazing land, about a mile and a half from the Kock railway station.The ...

    Article : 154 words
  20. NAVAL ARRANGEMENTS.

    It is rumoured that H.M.S. Swiftsure, an armoured serew battleship or the third class, at present at Portsmouth, is to be stationed at Sydney as a drill guard ...

    Article : 73 words
  21. NEWCASTLE.

    Considerable interest is being manifested in the forthcoming endurance club-swinging contest between Jack Griffiths, of Cobar, and Professor T. B. Bax, of New Zealand, for the championship of ...

    Article : 131 words
  22. A MONEY-LENDING CASE.

    A case which excited much public interest was concluded before the Queen's Bench Division to-day. A money-lender named Lewis sued ...

    Article : 111 words
  23. SETTLEMENT LEASES AND CONDITIONAL, PARCHASES.

    At a meeting of the Selectors' Association hold yesterday evening it was decided to take steps with a view to having a flournill established here owing to the increased production of grain. It was also ...

    Article : 93 words
  24. INQUIRIES AT ADMIRALTY HOUSE.

    Inquiries were made yesterday by a " Herald " reporter at Admiralty House Admiral Bridge was not in, but Mr Secretary Hopkins stated that his Excellency bad no cable news corresponding with ...

    Article : 237 words
  25. THE COMMEMORATIVE FOUNTAIN.

    The commemorative fountain, the foundntionstone of which was laid by tho Colonial Secetary during the Centenary of Newcastle celebrations, will be erected in the course of a week or two, and the ...

    Article : 101 words
  26. DEATH OF A CENTENARIAN.

    John Bates died at South Bathurst yesterday, aged 101 years. He was born in England and came to the colony 51 years ago.He married and settled down as a farmer which occupation he'followed for ...

    Article : 55 words
  27. LABOUR TROUBLES IN ENGLAND.

    The various railway companies have pledged themselves to help each other in the event of a strike on the part of the railway workmen. ...

    Article : 57 words
  28. APPLICATIONS FOR LAND.

    At the lands office to-day the following lands were applied for:—T. J. Golden, 1000 acres, conditional purchase and lease, parish Merinda; Alfred Rayner, 700 acres, conditional purchase and lease, ...

    Article : 48 words
  29. THE CITY COURT.

    At the City Court to-day, before Mr. James Mair, S.M., two seamen, named Albert Vitch and John Spitereti, were fined £2 and £1 respectively, in default 21 days' imprisonment, for having assaulted ...

    Article : 79 words
  30. BUSH FIRES.

    A continuation of trying weather and extensive bush fires render the outlook for the district of a very serious character. These latter are raging to the south and south-west, aud last night as the ...

    Article : 58 words
  31. MUNICIPAL ITEMS.

    At a public meeting held at the conclusion of the usual meeting of the Hamilton Council last evening it was resolved to invite the Premior to deliver a political address the Hamilton council-chambers ...

    Article : 103 words
  32. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    An action for £199 damages, brought by the cyclist, W. Murtin, against the proprietor of the " Advertiser " for an alleged libellous paragraph, was decided to-day by the Chief Justice in favour ...

    Article : 74 words
  33. CAPTAIN HIXSON'S VIEWS.

    Captain F.Hixson, R.N., in command of the local nival forces, was seen by a reporter yesterday on receipt of the above cable. In reply as to the purpose of the proposal, Captain Hixson said that he ...

    Article : 228 words
  34. THE DISEASED MEAT QUESTION.

    A meeting of the sheep directors of the Pastures Stock Protection Board was held in the local office yesterday.It was unanimously decided to strongly protest ugainst the proposal of the Sydney board that ...

    Article : 1,780 words
  35. THE WEATHER.

    It will be good news to leam that a general rain in the colony promises Mr. Russell last night on being seen by a " Herald " reporter said that a mee change had occurred in the Western districts ...

    Article : 583 words
  36. THE ENGINEERS' CONFERENCE.

    The conference between representatives of the Employers' Federation and the Amalgamated Society of Engineers has decided that the employers' delegates ...

    Article : 48 words
  37. THE EXPORT AND IMPORT TRADE.

    The steamer Eurimbla arrived to-day from Queensland porta with a shipment of sugar for local wholesale houses. The Celtic King is expected here shortly to load 15,000 carcases of mutton for the ...

    Article : 98 words
  38. THE MELBOURNE FIRE.

    The inquest on the great fire that originated in the warehouse of Messrs. Craig, Williamson, and Thoruas will be commenced on Tuesday. The Crown will be represented by counsel, probably ...

    Article : 383 words
  39. THE ITALIAN BUDGET.

    The Budget speech was delivered in the Italian Chamber of Deputies last night. A surplus of 7,000,000 lire is anticipated. ...

    Article : 26 words
  40. CONSUMPTION OF WATER.

    The Hunter District Water and Sewerage Board reports that owing to the excessive heat of last week the consumption of water totalled no loss a quantity than 23,463,808 gallons, exceeding the previous ...

    Article : 442 words
  41. THE SWIFTSURE.

    The Swiftsure is a somewhat ancient " central battory ship " of the third class, iron vessel sheathed with wood, built 25 years ago at Jarrow. She is armod with 10 12-ton M.L.R.guns, 84in., and 43 ...

    Article : 262 words
  42. WEST AFRICA.

    The Paris " Temps " says that if the Anglo-French Commission appointed to delimit the British and French spheres in West Africa disagroes it will be better to ...

    Article : 45 words
  43. BANK SCANDALS IN ITALY.

    Signor Crispi, the late Promier of Italy, demands a Parliamentary inquiry into the charges made against him in connection with the Bank of Naples scandals. ...

    Article : 33 words
  44. LATE MINING.

    Good work is being done at the Bulong mines. The lode recently struck at the 250ft. lovel of the Princess Margaret has not yet been opened up, work being confined to timbering. The Queen Margaret ...

    Article : 381 words
  45. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    At the colonial wool sales this evening there was spirited competition for good wools, but inferior and wasty sorts were very weak. ...

    Article : 62 words
  46. ARRIVAL OF THE POLYNESIEN.

    The M.M.S. Polynesien, M. Chevalier commander, arrived from Colombo at 6 a.m. The following are the passengers in the saloon:- For Albany: Mr. Mookler. ...

    Article : 193 words
  47. ARRIVAL OF THE OROTAVA.

    The R.M.S. Orotava, F. Linklater commander, arrived from Colombo at 3 p.m. The following are the passengers in the saloon:- For Albany: Messrs. Allhusen, Markham, ...

    Article : 135 words
  48. COMMERCIAL.

    England and France.—Supplies, 16,303 tons; deliveries, 17,661 tone; stocks, 33,001 tons; advised from Australia, 1500 tons. TIN STATISTICS. ...

    Article : 69 words
  49. DENILIQUIN BIRTHDAY HACING CLUB.

    In consequence of neither the Deniliquin Jockey Club nor Amateur Turf Club holding a race meeting on Anniversary Day a club was formed last year called the Birthday Racing Club, which has decided. ...

    Article : 133 words
  50. BATHURST LAND BOARD.

    The land board resumed its sittings to-day, Mr. Charles E.Finch presided. The inquiry into the bona-fides of reeidence upon selections taken up by Amy Anderson and Charlotte Anderson was ...

    Article : 161 words
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    Advertising : 58 words
  52. Advertising

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  53. LUCEUM THEATRE.

    Mr. Grattan Riggs will make his last appearance in " The Shaughraun " to-night, as " The Colleen Bawn " is announced for Saturday. ...

    Article : 28 words
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