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  2. IN NEW ZEALAND.

    Between 8000 and 10,000 persons assembled on the wharf last night, and sang the National Anthem at half-past 11. Intense enthusiasm was displayed. To-night bonfires are blazing on all the volcanic ...

    Article : 133 words
  3. NEWCASTLE.

    The fortnightly meeting of the City Council was held at the Town Hall to-night. The Mayor (Alderman David Miller) presided, and there were also present Aldermen Thorn, Moronov, Kidd, Sharp, ...

    Article : 236 words
  4. THE LATE MR. EDDY.

    The remains of Mr. Eddy, which had been embalmed, were brought from Queensland by train and reached Sydney shortly after 6 o'clock yesterday morning By the train Mrs. Eddy, Dr. Fiaschi, Mr. ...

    Article : 2,078 words
  5. PROCEEDINGS AT NEWCASTLE.

    Many of the municipal and private buildings of the city were again illuminated to-night, but on a very moderate scale. This afternoon Mr. Motherell, of the firm of Motherell and Co., ...

    Article : 4,748 words
  6. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The report of the check inspectors, Messrs. Ritchie and Murphy, upon the result of their inspection of the Metropolitan Colliery, Helensburgh, states that they are highly pleased and thorouoghly in accord with the ...

    Article : 973 words
  7. TESTIMONY BY MR. M'MILLAN.

    After touching upon the railway aspect of the federation question in the Legislative Assembly last evening Mr. M'Millan said that he could not close his speech without referring for a moment to the loss ...

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  8. (FROM THE BOARD AT THE TELEGRAPH OFFICE.)

    TWEED HEADS.—Departure: June 23. August (s. at 1.[?] p.m., for sydney. RICHMOND HEADS.—Arrival: June 28, Tomlil (s.) at 2.35 p.m., from Sydney, 12ft, on bar and 7ft [?]in. ...

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  9. ROBBERY FROM THE PERSON.

    As a railway employee was proceeding home at an early hour this morning his watch and chain, valued at £13, were suddenly [?]atchod by a man, who [?]mped at full speed. The robbery was ...

    Article : 83 words
  10. FATALITY AT COORANBONG.

    The Newcastle police authorities received information to-night to the effect that a man named James Blackford was killed this afternoon by the falling limb of a tree at Martinsville, ...

    Article : 54 words
  11. THE HUDDART PARKER LINE.

    The Westralia arrived in Melbourne on Sunday last. She leaves that port for Sydney to-morrow, at 5 p.m., instead of Saturday, which is a public holiday there. She leaves Sydney for New Zealand on the 7th July. The Tasmania ...

    Article : 235 words
  12. POLICE COURTS.

    At the Wallsand Police Court, before Mr. James Mair, S.M, to day, a man named John Wallace was committed to take his trial at the September sittings of the Newcastle Court of Quarter Sessions on a ...

    Article : 172 words
  13. THE CONQUEROR.

    The smart-looking, well-preserved American clipper ship Conqueror yesterday received pratique, and came up the harbour. She has a ful New York cargo of general me[?] chandise, and comes to the care of Messrs. H. W. Pessbody ...

    Article : 122 words
  14. THE HOSPITAL FUNDS.

    The bicycle presented by Mr. and Mrs. Hannell, and drawn for at the conclusion of the hospital entertainment at the Victoria Theatre on Saturday night, was won by a relative of the donors. Mr. ...

    Article : 131 words
  15. THE KOONYA.

    The s.s. Koonya, which has not been running the usual weekly trips to Moraya on account of breaking her shaft, has, after an extensive overhaul, resumed the ordinary service. ...

    Article : 34 words
  16. LAWN TENNIS.

    A match between teams representing the New South Wales Lawn Tennis Association and the Hunter District Lawn Tennis Association was played at the course at Stockton yesterday, but owing to the ...

    Article : 220 words
  17. THE TILLIE E. STARBUCK.

    Having received pratique, this handsome American-built iron clipper from John Roach and Son's yards at Chester, Pennsylvania, known as the Delaware River Iron Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, came up the hearbour ...

    Article : 212 words
  18. STILL BARBOUND.

    At the Bellinger River yesterday the schooner sir Henry, the Alfred Fenning, and the Isabelle were still at the[?] anchors, unable to get over the bar. The same state of affairs existed at the Nambucea, where the Heroine, ...

    Article : 58 words
  19. THE CASTLE HOLME.

    The barque Castle Holme, of 1000 tons, a [?]underlandbuilt iron [?]sel. arrived yesterday from Adelaide in the Sunlight line. She left on the 11th instant, and has brought round a quantity of salt. Messrs. Lever Brothers ...

    Article : 44 words
  20. AMUSEMENTS.

    There was a large attendance at the final matinee of the "Sign of the Cross"s yesterday, when Miss Lila More, a young actress engaged by Mr. George Musgrove in London, but who has ...

    Article : 85 words
  21. THE CHINA NAVIGATION LINE.

    The steamers Soochow and Taiy[?] left Hongkong on the 1[?]th instant for Sydney. The Tsinan is expected to leave Hongkong on the 10th July for Sydney. The Whampoa, from Hongkong via ports, is expected to arrive here ...

    Article : 48 words
  22. THE HARE SYSTEM.

    Tasmania is the first of the colonies to introduce into the machinery for [?]lecting Parliament Hare's system for the representation of minorities. We in this colony have the simple measure of single ...

    Article : 212 words
  23. CHARTERS.

    The Endymion Melbourne wa[?] yesterday reported fixed for San Francisco, Newcastle loading. It was yesterday reported that the Sutherlandshire and the Tillie E. Starbuck are fixed for Newcastle loading. ...

    Article : 29 words
  24. AMERICAN SHIPPING.

    From Messrs. R. W. Cameron and Co.s New York circular to hand the following movements are taken:— Sailed: 28th April, Jupiter, for Adelaide; 29th April, E. A. O'Brien, for Brisbane; 4th May. Hartfield, for Sydney; ...

    Article : 179 words
  25. THE ELSIE ADAIR COMPANY.

    Miss Elsie Adair and her New York Vaudeville Company gave a pleasant entertainment at the Criterion Theatre last night. The programme was characterised by its variety. the items ranging from ...

    Article : 707 words
  26. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS.

    The Annandale and Camperdown councils recently took united action, by deputation to the Minister for Public Works, for the purpose of effectually dealing with the difficulty that is experienced at the Boot[?]-street bridge. ...

    Article : 336 words
  27. THE SAMUEL PLIMSOLL.

    A name better known in Australian modern shipping than the Samuel Plinsoll [?]ely exists. The vessels is one of George Thompson's Aberden clippers, and [?] favourite in the trade. Captain J. Henderson, in ...

    Article : 108 words
  28. BURIED ALIVE AT THEIR OWN REQUEST.

    Details have been received from Odessa of the selfimmolation of a number of fanatical followers of Raskok Niki. More than 24 bodies of persons who were buried alive have been recovered from a series ...

    Article : 198 words
  29. THE ELINGAMITE.

    Messrs. Huddart, Pa[?] and Co.'s popular Elingamite will become a greater favourite under her new outfit. She has for two months been in the hands of ship wrigh[?] engineers, and cabin-fitters, m painters and decorators, and ...

    Article : 168 words
  30. PETERSHAM.

    At the last meeting of this council the Mayor (Mr. Percy Hordern) presided, and there were also present: Aldermen Baines, Cockbaine, Davis, Langdon, London, [?], Stevenson, and Wheeler. A complaint from the Annandale ...

    Article : 300 words
  31. GAS ENGINES FOR SHIPS.

    As a propelling power for ships, gas engines are receivng a good deal of attention in France. The latest development is in the case of a boat 100ft, long, recently constructed for service on the Seine between [?] and ...

    Article : 97 words
  32. LEADER'S TESTIMONIAL TO "TOBY, M.P."

    The Westminster Gazette of 13th May writes:— Mr. H. W. Lucy (the well-known "Toby, M.P." of P[?]nch, and "H.w.L." of the Daily News, a pioneer amongst Parliamentary chroniclers) ...

    Article : 422 words
  33. A MODERN WOODEN STEAMER.

    On the 6th ultimo there was launched at West Bey City, Michigan, the Thomas Cranage, the largest vessel probably over built of wood, and certainly the biggest wooden steamer afloat, her dimensions being 324ft. long over all, ...

    Article : 42 words
  34. FINED FOR CARRYING A DEFECTIVE LIFEBOAT.

    A case was tried at Cardiff recently in which a shipmaster from Sydney to London was fined under unusual circumstances. Captain Alexander J[?]ffray was summoned for neglecting to repair [?] lifeboat for the voyage from ...

    Article : 144 words
  35. BURWOOD.

    At the last meeting there were present—the Mayor (Alderman J. Stinson). Ralston, Archer, Carden, Crane, Shute, Abearn, and Lindley. The Works Department wrote, refusing to purchase bridge materil offered by the ...

    Article : 277 words
  36. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir.–The announcement of Mr. Eddy's death, which appeared in your issue of this morning, came as a most painful shock to the public in this time of rejoicing. It is not too much to say that the ...

    Article : 274 words
  37. JUBILEE CONCERT IN THE CENTENARY HALL.

    What has previously occurred on a number of occasions in Sydney transpired last night at the Centenary Hall—the presentation of an artistic and well-arranged concert to a small audience. The ...

    Article : 267 words
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