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 ...Article : 2,546 words
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
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
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
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
Including the reserves that have been called out, Greece has 100,000 men under arms. M. Delyannis, the Premier of Greece, ...Article : 167 words
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
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 ...Article : 44 words
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
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
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
Sir Julian Pauncefote, the British Minister in Washington, has formally applied to the United States authorities for the extradition of Butler. ...Article : 28 words
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Six members of the Cabinet of President M'Kinley, in the United States, are millionaires. Mr. Mark Hanna replaces Senator ...Article : 48 words
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...Article : 45 words
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Six colonial Premiers have accepted Mr. Chamberlain's invitation to visit London during the Queen's diamond jubilee celebration. ...Article : 47 words
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
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
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
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
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
The Admiralty has authorised the expenditure of £100,000 at Hongkong, with the view of making the port a first-class, naval base. ...Article : 32 words
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
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
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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