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  2. THE GOVERNOR'S VISIT TO BALMAIN.

    The official ceremony in connection with the opening of the new wing of the Balmain Cottage Hospital was the occasion of a popular demonstration at B[?]lmain on Saturday afternoon, when Lord and ...

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  3. QUEENSLAND.

    The railway traffic carnings for February show a total increase of £14,572. Every line shows an increased business. The Municipal Council again failed to elect a ...

    Article : 151 words
  4. FEDERAL ELECTIONS.

    At midday on Saturday Mr. Critchett Walker, the Returning Officer for the colony, decided to bring the rough count of the polling for the federal election to a close. Only about 30 small returns romained to ...

    Article : 1,315 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    At to-day's meeting of the committee of tie House of Commons appointed to inquire into the origin and circumstances of the incursion into the South African ...

    Article : 178 words
  6. THE BRITISH NAVY.

    Speaking in the House of Commons Sir Charles Dilke declared that the naval programme of the Government did not provide for the construction of a sufficient ...

    Article : 146 words
  7. EUROPEAN SITUATION.

    Including the reserves that have been called out, Greece has 100,000 men under arms. M. Delyannis, the Premier of Greece, ...

    Article : 167 words
  8. THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN CANDIDATES.

    For the Federal Convention the nominated candidates are;—Hackett, M.L.C., Mr. Briggs, M.L.C., Sir John Forrest, M.L.A, Mr. Leake, M.L.A., Mr. Hasell, M.L.A., Mr. R. F. Sholl, ...

    Article : 113 words
  9. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Earl of Kilmorey yesterday inspected the Semaphore anchorage and outer bar of the port river in connection with the proposal to construct an outer harbour, for which he is making inquires ...

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  10. PAYMENT OF EXPENSES OF FEDERAL DELEGATES.

    The decision relative to making provision for the payment of the expenses of delegates attending the Convention at Adelaide, which the Premier came to prior to the election taking place, had regard to a ...

    Article : 326 words
  11. THE GERMAN NAVY.

    Vice-Admiral Hollman, Secretary of State for the Navy in the German Cabinet, has submitted to the Imperial Budget Committee proposals for the ...

    Article : 76 words
  12. THE VISIT OF THE PREMIER TO ENGLAND.

    The Premier, Mr. Kingston, denies the statements circulated to the effect that he had made definite arrangements to visit England, and adds, "If I consulted my own personal inclinations ...

    Article : 216 words
  13. MOUNTAIN MURDERS.

    Sir Julian Pauncefote, the British Minister in Washington, has formally applied to the United States authorities for the extradition of Butler. ...

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  14. COUNTRY NEWS.

    To-day was Hospital Saturday in the Nepean district. All the business places here were supplied with boxes, and ladies were also canvassing town, collecting for the Nepean Cottage Hospital. As far ...

    Article : 100 words
  15. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The British Government is considering the advisability of increasing the number of military officers in South Africa, and of establishing a permanent military force ...

    Article : 101 words
  16. THE R.M.S. OROTAVA.

    The R.M.S. Orotava, which recently went aground in the Red Sea, and which was refloated a few days ago, has not been seriously damaged. ...

    Article : 73 words
  17. MISS ELSIE STANLEY HALL.

    Miss Elsie Stanley Hall, the young Australian pianist, gate a tecital at Berlin on the 2nd instant with great success. Miss Hall distinguished herself at Berlin in ...

    Article : 147 words
  18. THE AUSTRALASIAN FEDERATION LEAGUE.

    The Australasian Federation League of New South Wales claims to have been a potent factor in educating the people of this cololy in the principles of federation. Mr. Edward Dowling, secretary of the ...

    Article : 524 words
  19. THE GRETA MINERS.

    The Greta colliery was idle all this week; thhs the pay for miners will be a blank. The pit will commence working again on Monday, but it is not shated how long his will continue. The pit has only ...

    Article : 97 words
  20. NEWCASTLE.

    The March sittings of the Newcastle Court of Quarter Sessions will be opened at the Newcastle Courthouse to-morrow morning. The calendar is a very long one, the number of committals not only ...

    Article : 183 words
  21. MAJOR-GENERAL FRENCH AT GOULBURN.

    Major-General French inspected the local infantry corps this afternoon. This morning a deputation waired on him with regard to the formation of a second company. Major-General French said ...

    Article : 117 words
  22. COLLISION IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL.

    The ship Derwent, of Devitt and Moore's line, which left London on 25th February for Sydney, with a general cargo, came into collision with the steamer ...

    Article : 72 words
  23. THE UNITED STATES.

    Six members of the Cabinet of President M'Kinley, in the United States, are millionaires. Mr. Mark Hanna replaces Senator ...

    Article : 48 words
  24. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    At the last meeting of the City Health Committee Dr. O'Co[?]nor reported 22 cases of typhoid for the past week. There are now 49 typhoid fever patients in the hospital. ...

    Article : 128 words
  25. SALE OF STOCK.

    A large sale of horses, including a number of Queensland stock, took place on Friday. Ninety head of the latter were purchased by a Victorian buyer, who proceeded yesterday to take them over ...

    Article : 56 words
  26. STEAM PILOT SERVICE.

    Regret is expressed it the delay which has occurred in connection with the running of the steamer Ajax, which was promised by the Government some months ago for Newcastle service. Information has ...

    Article : 91 words
  27. BRITISH TRADE.

    According to the returns of the Board of Trade, the imports into the United Kingdom during the month of February show an increase in value of £1,768,428, ...

    Article : 51 words
  28. DROWNING FATALITY.

    Yesterday a Cingalese hawker was drowned in the Barwon River, near Dangar Bridge. A white man named Be[?]le nearly lost his life in an attempt to save the deceased, but was saved by another while. After ...

    Article : 881 words
  29. ENGLAND AND AMERICA.

    The New York newspapers are unanimous in expressing approval of the views of President M'Kinley with regard to the treaty for the establishment of a ...

    Article : 83 words
  30. STOCKTON DISASTER FUND.

    The Stockton Disaster Relief Fund now totals £1103 4s 1d, and the Newcastle fund on behalf of the same object has increased to £102 10s 2d. These amounts are of course exclusive of the sum raised by ...

    Article : 130 words
  31. TASMANIA.

    The half-yearly report of the Hobart Savings Bank shows that £80,7341 was received, and £74,434 refunded, the increase in the number of accounts being 105. The amount to the credit of ...

    Article : 236 words
  32. MR. BEN TILLETT'S CLAIM FOR COMPENSATION.

    The Belgian Government has referred to arbitration the claim of Mr. Ben Tillet, the English labour leader, for compensation on account of his arrest at Antwerp ...

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  33. THE PROPOSED RAILWAY TO WYALONG.

    A public meeting was held in Dobbs's Hall last night. The Mayor (Alderman Lucas) presided, and there was a large attendance. The object of the meeting was to advocate the claims of the ...

    Article : 248 words
  34. BURGLARY.

    During Saturday afternoon or evening the dwelling-house of Mr. Edward Jacob Jones, a traveller at Hamilton, was burglariously entered, and a quantity of wearing apparel and jewellery was ...

    Article : 85 words
  35. THE SOUDAN.

    Over 25,000 Dervishes have been summoned to Berber by Osman Digna. Many of the Dervishes are armed with rifles, which the Khalifa purchased from ...

    Article : 39 words
  36. THE WOOL TRADE.

    Tho Bradford wool trade ridicules the statement that a strong syndicate of leading American purchasers hopes to be able to buy 1,000,000 bales of Australian and ...

    Article : 93 words
  37. TELEPHONE TO SYDNEY.

    The work of establishing telephonic communication between Sydney and Newcastle is being rapidly proceeded with, and will be completed within the course of a few months. The Chamber of Commerce ...

    Article : 140 words
  38. THE BENIN EXPEDITION.

    The King of Benin, who fled on the approach of the British punitive expedition, is about to return and " palaver " with Mr. R. D. Moor, the British ...

    Article : 60 words
  39. CONTERENCE OF CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE.

    Arrangements have been made for the representation of the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce at the conference of Australasian chambers to be held in Sydney in May next. The local members are of ...

    Article : 101 words
  40. NEW ZEALAND.

    The manager of the Bank of New Zealand at Napier is being proceeded against by the Factory Inspector for having his employees at work after hours. ...

    Article : 66 words
  41. RAILWAY EXTENSION IN THE NORTH.

    A representative meeting was held to-day, the Mayor (Alderman Gulley) presiding, to consider the advisability of urging the construction of a light railway from Casino to Coraki. Mr. Pyers, M.L.A., ...

    Article : 183 words
  42. VICTORIA.

    The Thermopylœ, which arrived this morning from London, via the Cape, reports the presence of ice in considerable quantities in southern latitudes. The first ice was met with on 20th ...

    Article : 162 words
  43. VICTORIA THEATRE.

    After a most succesful run for a week. Mr. George Rignold brought his dramatic season at the victoria Theatre to a close on Saturday night. Notwithstanding the fact that the company opened here ...

    Article : 142 words
  44. VISIT OF PREMIERS TO LONDON.

    Six colonial Premiers have accepted Mr. Chamberlain's invitation to visit London during the Queen's diamond jubilee celebration. ...

    Article : 47 words
  45. DEATH OF SIR THOMAS ELDER.

    Sir Thomas Elder, one of the wealthiest colonists of South Australia, died on Saturday at his risidence Crafers, from influenza, after two days' illness. He was in his 80th year. The deceased ...

    Article : 323 words
  46. POULTRY CLUB OF NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The third annual meeting of the Poultry Club of Non Wales was held at the School of Arts, Pittstreet, Sydney, on Saturday evening, when the president (Mr. H. M. Hamilton) occupied the chair. The ...

    Article : 330 words
  47. THE ELECTION IN VICTORIA.

    A few a additional returns concerning the Federation Convention election came to hand on Saturday, but they did not affect the result of the polling as already announced. Mr. C. A. Topp, the returning ...

    Article : 147 words
  48. CYCLING CARNIVAL.

    Arrangements on a large scale are being made for a two days' race meeting on 25th and 27th instant in connection with the Newcastle branch of the League of Wheelmen. The new track recently put down at ...

    Article : 104 words
  49. FATAL GUN ACCIDENT.

    A fatal accident happened this morning near Nathalic. A farmer named james Cooling was out hare-shooting, and when getting through a fence his gun went off, and the charge lodged in ...

    Article : 199 words
  50. NAVAL WORKS AT HONGKONG.

    The Admiralty has authorised the expenditure of £100,000 at Hongkong, with the view of making the port a first-class, naval base. ...

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  51. SOUTHERN COAL TRADE.

    For the fortnightly pay, drawn last evening, a considerable falling off in the Southern coal trade has occurred compared with the previous pay. Last evening Corrimal paid for 7¾ days; Mount Pleasant, ...

    Article : 150 words
  52. HYDROPHOBIA.

    Six persons were bitten by a mad dog yesterday at Newport, Moumouthshire. They have been sent to the Pasteur Institute, in Paris, for treatment. ...

    Article : 66 words
  53. THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ELECTIONS.

    The elections for the Federal Convention took place on Saturday, when 33 candidates submitted themselves for election. Throughout the province there were frequent complaints during the campaign ...

    Article : 263 words
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