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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) RAILWAY EXTENSION TO JERVIS BAY.

    A largely attended meeting was held last night at Tomerong, with the object of urging the Government to extend the railway from Nowra to Jervis Bay, so as to develop that natural harbour. Mr. ...

    Article : 159 words
  3. THE MINISTER FOR EDUCATION.

    The Hon. J. Garrard, Minister for Education, arrived at Cocklo Creek by the midday train to-day on a visit of school inspection, &c. He was met at the station by Mr. C. O. Flashman, inspector of ...

    Article : 479 words
  4. AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) VICTORIA.

    In the Assembly the Premier, replying to a question, said he would have no objection to altering the standing and public accounts committees so as to enable them to deal ...

    Article : 334 words
  5. SECOND EDITION. SERIOUS BOATING DISASTER.

    A serious boating disaster is reported from Spring Bay. A party of residents had gone across in a boat to Maria Island, and left on their return on Saturday afternoon. They ...

    Article : 140 words
  6. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. SPAIN AND THE UNITED STATES.

    The Government authorities at Washington are reported to be satisfied as to the continued neutrality of the European Powers in the event of war breaking ...

    Article : 59 words
  7. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. EUROPEAN SITUATION. RELATIONS BETWEEN FRANGE AND RUSSIA.

    Delight is expressed in Germany at the fact that M. Hanotaux, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, in replying to a question in the Chamber of Deputies ...

    Article : 79 words
  8. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    Major-General Sir H. H. Kitchener, Sirdar of the Egyptian army, who proceeded to London after the capture of Dongola by the Anglo-Egyptian expedition, has returned to Egypt. ...

    Article : 6,623 words
  9. THE RONTGEN RAYS.

    A boy named M'Lennan, who was admitted to the hospital suffering from a gunshot wound in the arm, was placed under the Rontgen rays by the science masters of St. Stanislaus' College. Not only the nature ...

    Article : 69 words
  10. ITALY IN AFRICA.

    There is a strong agitation in Italy in favour of the Government abandoning the Italian colony of Erythroa, on the Red Sea littoral, in Africa. ...

    Article : 88 words
  11. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE.

    During the progress of the Supreme Court Criminal sittings to-day, Mr. Justice Williams referred to the administration of justice in the Criminal jurisdiction of the Supreme Court. He ...

    Article : 207 words
  12. RUSSIA AND TURKEY.

    The St. Petersburg journal Viedomosti, in an article which is believed to have been inspired, declares that it is the policy of Russia to reduce Turkey to a state of ...

    Article : 63 words
  13. WOLLONGONG QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The Court of Quarter Sessions was opened to-day, before Judge Fitzhardinge. The calendar contained eight cases—two of cattle-stealing, three of larceny, and one each of breaking and entering, and cruelly ...

    Article : 279 words
  14. THE SOUDAN.

    Major-General Sir H. H. Kitchener, Sirdar of the Egyptian army, who came to London after the capture of Dongola by the Soudan expedition, has returned to ...

    Article : 118 words
  15. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Assembly to day, on the motion of Mr. Philp, a bill to amend the Pearlshell and Bechede-mer Fisheries Act was read the first time. Mr. Philp laid on the table the plans, &c., of the ...

    Article : 649 words
  16. FRANCE AND MOROCCO.

    As the result of strong pressure brought to bear from foreign sources, France, after having massed troops on the Moorish frontier, has abandoned the proposed ...

    Article : 42 words
  17. THE WEATHER.

    A glance at the weather chart of tho Continent, issued from the Observatory yesterday, showed how extensive the thunderstorm conditions were. In the whole of this colony out to Broken Hill, and over ...

    Article : 232 words
  18. SYDNEY FROM A FIREMAN'S POINT OF VIEW.

    "Some day one-third of the city will be destroyed by fire," was the alarming statement made to a representative of the Herald yesterday by Superintendent Bear, who bases his opinion on experience ...

    Article : 1,107 words
  19. ORANGE QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The Quarter Sessions opened to-day before his Honor Judge Docker Alexander Brown, charged with maliciously setting fire to a cottage, was acquitted. Herbert M'Gill was chanced with the ...

    Article : 2,526 words
  20. METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS.

    At a meeting of the Metropolitan Board of Works to-day the proposal of the board to proceed with the erection of a suitable building for its accommodation at a cost not exceeding ...

    Article : 67 words
  21. GREECE AND CRETE.

    M. Delyannis, the Greek Premier, stated in the course of a recent speech that the union of the island of Crete with Greece was only deferred for the present. ...

    Article : 38 words
  22. SERIOUS GUN ACCIDENT.

    An accident of an exceptionally painful nature and, which it is feared will result fatally, happened on Sunday to Valentine Morkham, aged 15, son of the accountant of the Post Office. While ...

    Article : 361 words
  23. THE WHEAT MARKET.

    At Mark Lane to-day wheat sold at prices showing a fall of 1s per quarter for the week. ...

    Article : 24 words
  24. SOUTH AFRICA.

    Lord Rosemead, Governor of Cape Colony and High Commissioner in South Africa, states that it is now perfectly safe to travel without escort from Bulawayo to ...

    Article : 65 words
  25. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.)

    The weather locally continues very oppressive. The temperature in the shade to-day was 97. About 2 this afternoon a dust storm occurred, followed by a little rain. Although very threatening ...

    Article : 945 words
  26. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The R.M.S. Ophir arrived at 10 o'clock this morning. Among her passengers were Mr. Henniker Heaton, M.P. for Canterbury in the British House of Commons, Mr. W. Redmond, ...

    Article : 352 words
  27. REBELLION IN THE PHILIPPINES.

    News from the East states that the rebellion in the Philippine Islands is spreading. The rebels have captured Marjumo. ...

    Article : 32 words
  28. MINERAL RESOURCES OF CHINA.

    Mr. W. Pritchard Morgan, M.P. for Merthyr Tydvil, accompanied by several mining experts, is visiting China at the invitation of Li Hung Chang, with the ...

    Article : 48 words
  29. CODIFICATION OF MARITIME LAWS.

    Belgium has decided to convene an International Congress to take steps for codifying the maritime laws. ...

    Article : 27 words
  30. QUEENSLAND.

    The tenth game in the Queensland Chess Championship was concluded last night, Apperley resigning at the 40th move. The eleventh game was then commenced, and after 20 moves on each ...

    Article : 107 words
  31. ECONOMY IN THE MILITARY SERVICE.

    A considerable amount of discontent has arisen in certain branches of the military forces because of reductions which have recently been made. Those interested complain not merely of the reductions, bu[?] ...

    Article : 743 words
  32. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly to-day Mr. Foster gave notice of a motion in favour of the construction of the trans-continental railway on the land-grant system by an Anglo-French company. The ...

    Article : 255 words
  33. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Major Wardill has replied to a communication from the Western Australian Cricket Association, asking if Stoddart's next eleven would visit Western Australia, to the effect that the eleven ...

    Article : 97 words
  34. LONDON BANK OF AUSTRALIA.

    At the meeting of the shareholders of the London Bank of Australia Sir James Garrick, chairman of the board of directors, stated that the reduction in the ...

    Article : 75 words
  35. NEW ZEALAND.

    At the annual meeting of shareholders of the Union Steam Ship Company the directors' report recommending a dividend at the rate of 5 per cent. per annum was adopted. Messrs. Cargill and ...

    Article : 103 words
  36. MERCANTILE FAILURE.

    George Webster and Co., of 29 Cannon-street, have failed. The liabilities are estimated at £150,000. Later. ...

    Article : 38 words
  37. THE CALVERT EXPEDITION.

    The leader of the Calvert expedition on the 15th November started back on his own tracks into the desert to search for the missing men. Surveyor-General Johnson has wired to Mr. G. ...

    Article : 172 words
  38. PROPOSED POST OFFICE FOR CHATSWOOD.

    A public meeting was hold last night in the Willoughby Council-chambers for the purpose of ascertaining the wishes of the ratepayers in regard to obtaining a post-office for Chatswood. The Mayor ...

    Article : 281 words
  39. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 269 words
  40. FATAL MINING ACCIDENT.

    A young man, 20 years of age, named Walter Naylor, was accidentally killed about midnight by a drill falling from the brace of the Prince of Wales mine, a distance of 200ft, striking deceased on the ...

    Article : 187 words
  41. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced in Italy of Signor Campaini, th tenor. Italo Campaini, who was born at Parma in 1846, received instruction in singing at the ...

    Article : 153 words
  42. CHARGE OF MURDER.

    A man named Thomas Moore a hawker, aged 70 years, was charged to-day with the murder of E. smith on Friday week last at a point 26 miles down the river. The police asked for a remand for ...

    Article : 85 words
  43. BREAKING AND ENTERING.

    At the Paddington Police Court yesterday, before Mr. G. W. F. Addison, S.M., Patrick Butler, age 16, was charged on remand with breaking and entering the dwelling-house of William Thomas Dayton, ...

    Article : 53 words
  44. LATE SHIPPING.

    PORT PIRIE.—Departures: November 23, Buccleuch barque, for Sydney; Barrier (s.), for Sydney. ...

    Article : 5 words
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