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  2. SECOND EDITION.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 3 9-16d per ounce standard, being a fall of l-16d since last quotation. ...

    Article : 27 words
  3. VICTORIA.

    Inst session the Treasurer induced Parliament to piss an Act authorising the Government to give 12 months' notice of its intention to redeem the 4 percent. inseribed stock sold by the Treasury at ...

    Article : 285 words
  4. NEW ZEALAND.

    The barque Kate Tatham, from Newcastle to Napier, put in here disabled. The two topmasts were carried away during a terrific gale on the 12th. Heavy seas broke aboard, clearing the ...

    Article : 135 words
  5. COLONIAL CONFERENCE.

    At the adjourned sitting of the conference between the colonial Premiers and Mr. Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies, yesterday, Mr. Chamberlain ...

    Article : 225 words
  6. THE DISASTER AT SEA.

    A Reuter's telegram states that the P. and O. Company's R.M.S. Aden, which was lost off the island of Socotra, in the Indian Ocean, while on her way from ...

    Article : 154 words
  7. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The Select committee appointed by the House of Commons to inquire into the origin and circumstances of the incursion into the South African Republic of an ...

    Article : 123 words
  8. IN PARLIAMENT.

    As, soon as the Legislative Council met yesterday the President announced that during the time of the intended temporary absence of his Excellency the Governor and the Lioutenant-Governor ...

    Article : 1,390 words
  9. THE TALLOW MARKET.

    At the weekly auction of Australasian tallow 2375 casks were offered and 675 sold. Prices of all kinds are unchanged. ...

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  10. REVENUE RETURNS OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The total revenue for the year ended 30th June shows that the receipts were £2,628,352, or an increase of £14,620 on tho Treasurer's estimate. The Customs have produced £597,111, an excess ...

    Article : 160 words
  11. AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Assembly this afternoon the Minister of Education, replying to a question, stated that the department would afforl whatever assistance it could for the establishment ...

    Article : 380 words
  12. TURKEY AND GREECE.

    Reports from Athens state that the Turkish authorities have arrested and sent to Elassona, across the frontier, three of the leading citizens of Larissa, for opposing ...

    Article : 50 words
  13. BOY LABOUR IN THE RAILWAY DEPARTMENT.

    A deputation representing the Trades Hall Council waited to-day upon the Minister for Railways to protest against the excessive number of boys employed in the Railway Department. ...

    Article : 664 words
  14. NAMES OP THE OFFICERS OF THE ADEN.

    The latest list of officers of the Aden in possession of the P. and O. Company here is dated April, and is therefore pretty correct. It is as follows:—Commander, R. E. I,. Hill, R.N.R.: ...

    Article : 139 words
  15. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 423 words
  16. THE PLAGUE IN INDIA.

    News from India states that the native journals of Poona and Bombay have for some months past been inciting the native population to murdor the Government ...

    Article : 179 words
  17. THE COLONIAL PREMIERS.

    Lord Rosebery entertained the colonial Premiers at luncheon to-day. They afterwards attended a reception given by the Duchess of Abercorn. ...

    Article : 54 words
  18. SOME OF THE PASSENGERS.

    The complete list of passengers who joined the Aden at Hongkong is not avallable, but the following are known to have embarked at Yokohama They are saloon passengers. The vessel ...

    Article : 92 words
  19. THE RECORD REIGN.

    The Prince of Wales, desiring to make a personal acquaintance of the colonial contingent, will inspect the troops at Buckingham Palace on Saturday. ...

    Article : 61 words
  20. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Assembly to-day, during the continued debate on the address-in-reply, Sir H. Tozer interjected that a prohibition against the immigration of Japanese to Queensland had been ...

    Article : 146 words
  21. ANTI-TRUST LAW IN AMERICA.

    At the trial in New York of 10 millionaire directors of the American Cigarette Trust on a charge of a breach of the Anti-trust Law, in attempting to compel ...

    Article : 78 words
  22. COLONIAL BISHOPS.

    Dr. Creighton, Bishop of London, entertained at dinner last night Dr. Saumarez Smith, Bishop of Sydney and Primate of Australia; Dr. Cowie, Bishop of ...

    Article : 67 words
  23. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Legislative Council the debate on the Address in Reply was continued by Messrs. Fuller, Adams, Charleston, and M'Gregor, after which the address was adopted. The ...

    Article : 408 words
  24. REVIEW OF PUBLIC SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS.

    The Queen has reviewed at Windsor 4000 Public school volunteers, under the command of Major-General Lord Mothuen, C.B., R.V.O., and Colonel Viscount ...

    Article : 39 words
  25. THE SUNDAY QUESTION.

    The House of Lords has by a majority of 17 rejected Lord Hobhouse's bill abolishing the provisoes to the Act of 1781 punishing persons providing lectures and ...

    Article : 36 words
  26. THE TOBACCO TAX.

    In the House of Commons last night a motion by Mr. John Dillon, M.P. for East Mayo, in favour of a reduction in the amount of the tobacco tax was negatived ...

    Article : 41 words
  27. MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

    Mr. A. J. Balfour, First Lord of the Treasury, read a message from the Queen in the House of Commons last night stating that she had been distressed to ...

    Article : 101 words
  28. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The Camden dairymen have decided to have a meeting of the whole of the dairymen on Saturday to discuss the crisis in the milk trade. It is anticipated that the dairymen here will work to a man, ...

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  29. TUNNEL BETWEEN IRELAND AND SCOTLAND.

    Mr. C. T. Ritchie, President of the Board of Trade, in replying to a deputation from the Belfast Chamber of Commerce, declined to recommend the ...

    Article : 72 words
  30. QUEENSLAND.

    The Government has almost completed arrangements for the purchase of the Headington Hill Estate, Barling Downs at, it is undeistood, a very satisfactory figure The estate adjoins the ...

    Article : 234 words
  31. IMPRESSIONS OF THE EAST.

    It is seldom that a traveller to the remote East comes back with any very definite impressions of the political or social tendencies of the land he has visited. The average visitor, whose object is ...

    Article : 641 words
  32. THE DEATH DUTIES.

    In reply to a question in the House of Commons last night, Mr. Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies, said that the position of New South Wales in ...

    Article : 55 words
  33. MASONIC INSTALLATION.

    A meeting of the Masonic Lodge was hold, when the officers were instilled as follows:—Bro. H. Dalgarno, W.M.; Worshipful Bro. J. E. Fielding, I.P.M.; Bro. W. C. Robinson S.W.: Bro. A. ...

    Article : 258 words
  34. JUBILEE HONOURS.

    A baronetcy has been conferred upon Sir James Reid, K.C.B., M.D. physicianin-ordinary to the Queen; and a knighthood upon Mr. Andrew Charles Howard, ...

    Article : 106 words
  35. THE STRANDING OF THE OROTAVA.

    The Perim Coal Company, Limited, has been awarded £11,000 for salvage services rendered to the Orient liner Orotava when stranded in the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb ...

    Article : 44 words
  36. LATE MINING.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 264 words
  37. THE CANADIAN DOMINION.

    A banquet was held in London last night by Canadian colonists resident in England and others identified with Canadian interests, in commemoration of ...

    Article : 134 words
  38. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The total railway revenue of South Australia proper for 1896-7 was £1,020,924, which, although somo £9000 loss than the Treasurer's estimate when the budget speech was delivered, is ...

    Article : 186 words
  39. FREIGHTS TO THE COLONIES.

    A conference has been held between the Right Hon. R. J. Seddon, Premier of New Zealand, Mr. W. P. Reeves, AgentGeneral for New Zealand, Sir John Hall, ...

    Article : 156 words
  40. ST. MARK'S VICARSHIP.

    The deadlock which had arisen between the two sections of nominators charged with the responsibility of nominating a clergyman to fill the vacancy in the incumbency of St. Mark's, Darling Point, in ...

    Article : 386 words
  41. THE NEW GUINEA GOLDFIELDS.

    About 30 miners are now left at Port Moresby. Six recently died from various causes, but not fever. None of the parties have yet succeded in crossing the mambare. ...

    Article : 73 words
  42. THE SHEEPBREEDERS' SHOW.

    The third annual show of the Now South Wales Sheepbreeders' Association will commence at Moore Park this morning. Though the entries have been interfered with to some extent by the scarcity of ...

    Article : 145 words
  43. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The elections for three vacancies in the Upper House were held to-day, the candidates being A. H. Henning (solicitor), Geo. Bellingham, Alex. P. Matheson, L. Levinson, W. L, Sinolair ...

    Article : 51 words
  44. SUICIDE AT TEMORA.

    Thomas Kennedy, who was remanded yesterday on a charge of assault on a little girl, attempted to commit suicide this morning by cutting his throat. He was admitted to bail yesterday ...

    Article : 58 words
  45. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    The following were trucked this afternoon to Flemington:—510 merino ewes and wethers by the Agency, Land, and Finance Company of Australia, Melbourne, from their Kanimbla Estate, consignee ...

    Article : 52 words
  46. SPIRITS THAT ARE PURE ARE GOOD.

    Consumera would do well to test for themselves the vast superiority of Wolfe's Schnapps over all other stimulants. It is exceedingly mellow, and infinitely more beneficial and desirable than the cheap ...

    Article : 45 words
  47. FISHER AND CO.'S FAMOUS "NATARA," for Coughs, Colds, and Influenza.

    Cures the Throat, Cures the Chest, Cures the Head. One dose relieves, one bottle cures. Never fails. 1s 6d per bottle. All chemists and storekeepers, and at the Pharmacy, 337 George-street, ...

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