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  2. STOCKTON COLLIERY DISASTER. RESUMPTION OF THE INQUEST.

    The inquest into the cause of the death of the eight victims of the late Stockton calamity was resumed before the coroner (Mr. Martin, J.P.) at 10 o'olock this morning at St. Paul's Hall. All the ...

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  3. COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) BUTLER'S MOVEMENTS IN THE PARKES DISTRICT.

    The police have definite information that Butler had a companion near Black Range supposed to be Lesah, and they can obtain no traces or information concerning him beyond there. Butler sold a turnout, ...

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  4. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    It is stated by the Times correspondent at Aden that a Russian cruiser has annexed a square mile of the Somaliland coast, near Rohita, and is removing the signs of Italian protection. ...

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  5. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. AFFAIRS IN THE TRANSVAAL.

    Many Boers are assembling at Paarde Kraal, in the Transvaal, to celebrate Dingaan's Day. The celebration is, however, causing no excitement on the Rand. ...

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  6. QUEENSLAND.

    The health amongst the quarantined persons off the Duke of Devonshire continues good. The Chinaman who is suffering from smallpox is now convalescent. The passengers and crew on Peel ...

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  7. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE YACHT SPRAY.

    A telegram from Wilson's Promontory states that the yacht Spray arrived there at 7 o'clock this morning, and was boarded by the lighthousekeeper. Captain Slocum states that he is quite ...

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  8. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. SEVERE SHOCKS OF EARTHQUAKE IN ENGLAND.

    Severe shocks of earthquake have been experienced at Stroud, in Gloucestershire, and at Ledbury, in Herefordshire. Houses rocked, and the inhabitants were ...

    Article : 144 words
  9. THE MILITARY CONFERENCE.

    The military commandants of the other colonies now on a visit to Holbourne to confer with Major-General Sir Chas. Holled Smith on defence matters of federal interest, had a pleasant ...

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  10. LADY HAMPDEN AT MOSS VALE.

    Lady Hampden arrived here by express train last night. This afternoon, accompanied by the Hon. Dorothy Brand, she attended the bazaar being held, the proceeds of which will be devoted to help to ...

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  11. AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS). VICTORIA.

    In the Legislative Council, the Federal Council Referring Bill was passed through all its stages. The Solicitor-General announced that Sir H. Wrixon and himself had been appointed as the ...

    Article : 277 words
  12. CHILDREN'S PROTECTION ACT.

    At the police court to-day a woman named Mary Facer was summoned on an information charging her with being unregistered under the Children's Protection Act. The case arose out of the death of ...

    Article : 52 words
  13. RUSSIA IN AFRICA.

    The Times correspondent at Aden states that the Russian cruiser Zaporchetz has annexed a square mile of the Somaliland coast, near Rahieta, and is removing the ...

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  14. THE DIOCESE OF GRAFTON AND ARMIDALE.

    An important meeting of the board of the Bishopric Endowment Augmentation Fund of the Diocese of Grafton and Armidale was held yesterday, at which it was resolved to make arrangements ...

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  15. THE BOURKE TRAGEDY.

    The inquest concerning the death of the man whose body was found down the river was resumed to-day. Peter Ainken deposed that when camped at Buckley's Bend, down the river, he saw the ...

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  16. BRITAIN'S POSITION IN EUROPE.

    In the course of a speech which he delivered lastnight, Lord George Hamilton, Secretary of State for India, said that Great Britain was once more ...

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  17. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The opening of the Mount Magnet section of the railway from Cue to Mullewa yesterday was as far as festivities were concerned a fiasco. Several members of Parliament who had been ...

    Article : 324 words
  18. SITUATION IN TURKEY.

    The Porte professes that to amnesty 9000 Armenian prisoners, as has been suggested, would be to provoke a Mussulman rising in Turkey. ...

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  19. GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE.

    The Paris correspondent of the Times, in commenting on the approaching retirement of Baron de Courcel, French Ambassador in London, says that the ...

    Article : 56 words
  20. THE FRENCH NAVY.

    In the course of the debate in the French Chamber of Deputies upon the Naval Estimates, Admiral Besnard, Minister for Marine, said that France was ...

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  21. THE LATE CAITAIN FENWICK.

    The body of the late Captain Tenwick arrived from Sydney by the Electra yesterday, and was buried at the East Ballina Cemetery this afternoon. The funeral was largely attended. The Rev. W. ...

    Article : 47 words
  22. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Conned to-day the Factones and Shops Bill and the Rabbit Board Bill were road the third time and passed. The Railways Act Amendment Bill, the Appropriation ...

    Article : 501 words
  23. SCRUB-CUTTING AT WEST BOGAN.

    Seventy men for scrub-cutting at West Bogan arrived during the last two days. They are proceeding to Miandetta. The total number of men engaged scrubbing now amounts to about 700. The area ...

    Article : 63 words
  24. THE RELIEF FUND.

    Another meeting of the committee appointed to make arrangements for establishing a relief fund in connection with the Stockton Colliery disaster was held in the Major's room at the Town Hall ...

    Article : 168 words
  25. ITALY AND TUNIS.

    The Italian Chamber of Deputies has approved of the commercial treaty with Tunis, under which Italy surrenders her "capitulations" in Tunis (or ...

    Article : 67 words
  26. NEW COAL PROPERTIES.

    Mr. Pittman, Government Geologist, has again visited the district, and procured samples of coal. He has pronounced the analysis of the coal obtained south of Kembla to be eminently satisfactory. ...

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  27. THE FIRE AT MR. CECIL RHODES'S RESIDENCE.

    The fire, by which the residence of Mr. Cecil Rhodes, at Capetown, was destroyed, is declared to have been the work of an incendiary. Mr. Rhodes's famous ...

    Article : 54 words
  28. THE SUGAR INDUSTRY.

    A public meeting of sugar farmers and others was held to-day, the Mayor in the chair. The following resolution was earned unanimously, moved by Mr. R. Page, seconded by Mr. C. Campbell:—"That ...

    Article : 188 words
  29. CHARGE OF LIBEL.

    At the police court to-day W. S. Caswell, the local police magistrate, proceeded against Arthur Goodhew on a charge of defamatory libel, which, it was held, was contained in a letter published by the ...

    Article : 200 words
  30. NEWSPAPERS AND PACKETS FOR QUEENSLAND.

    The Postmaster-General, Mr. Cook, has received a reply from the Queensland Postmaster-General, stating that the Queensland Government cannot see its way to reconsider its decision to surcharge all ...

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  31. GERMANY AND PORTUGAL.

    The Portuguese Government has apologised to the German Government for the recent insult to the German flag at Delagoa Bay, Portuguese East Africa. ...

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  32. FINANCIAL REFORMS IN TURKEY.

    It was recently announced that Russia had refused to agree to a proposal submitted by France in favour of the appointment of a commission on the lines of the ...

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  33. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE NEW SOUTH WALES CRICKETERS.

    The members of the New South Wales Eleven arrived by express to-day and were met by many prominently connected with cricket. An especially warm welcome was extended by many old friends ...

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  34. LABOUR AGITATION IN GERMANY.

    Mr. Tom Mann, the English labour leader and founder of the Dock and Wharf Labourers' Union of Great Britain, Ireland, and the Netherlands, who was ...

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  35. THE RETIREMENT OF MR. JAMES POWELL.

    A meeting convened by Mr. A. W. Meeks, president of the Chamber of Commerce, was held in the Chamber of Commerce yesterday afternoon to express regret at the retirement of Mr. James Powell ...

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  36. THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY.

    During the month of November 26,000 gallons of milk were treated at the Cobbity Creamery, producing 10,055lb. of butter. Suppliers were paid at the rate of 2½d per gallo[?]. ...

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  37. THE DEAF AND DUMB AND BLIND INSTITUTE.

    The annual distribution of the prizes to the pupils of the New South Wales Institution for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind took place yesterday afternoou in the hall of the institution, Newtown-road. ...

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  38. EDUCATION QUESTION IN ENGLAND.

    The National Liberal Federation yesterday discussed the proposed change in the system of public education. A resolution was carried condemning the attempt which ...

    Article : 59 words
  39. THE CARRIAGE OF ORE.

    The following bylaw of the South Australian Railway Commissioners has been confirmed by the Governor:—"On and after 1st January, 1897, any mining company forwarding not less than ...

    Article : 131 words
  40. THE SHAH OF PERSIA.

    It is announced that the Shah of Persia (Muzaffer-ed-Din) will visit Europe in the spring. ...

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  41. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Legislative Council last night the Merchant Seaman's Bill, drafted on the same lines as the one now before the British House of Commons, was read the second time and taken through ...

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  42. THE AMERICAN TARIFF.

    In the United States recently a motion which was brought forward by Senator Allen in favour of procoeding with the Dingley Tariff Bill, passed by the House ...

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  43. REBELLION IN THE PHILIPPINES.

    The rebellion in the Philippine Islands is assuming serious dimensions. The rebels now number 50,000. A section of the Spanish troops has ...

    Article : 32 words
  44. TASMANIA.

    The general elections take place on 20th January, and the writs are returnable on the 28th January. The railway revenue to date shows an increase ...

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  45. THE VENEZUELAN QUESTION.

    As the result of the treaty recently concluded between Great Britain and Venezuela for the settlement of the boundary difficulty between British Guiana and ...

    Article : 58 words
  46. CHESS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 307 words
  47. THE INDIAN CURRENCY.

    A protection committee has been formed in India for the purpose of increasing the paper currency by two crores of rupees (20,000,000 rupees). ...

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  48. GERMAN BENEVOLENT SOCIETY.

    The Christmas sale held by the German Benevolent Society was opened in the Y.M.C.A. Hall yesterday afternoon by the Mayoress, Mrs. Ives. There was a large gathering, and the hall, with the ...

    Article : 355 words
  49. NEW GUINEA.

    The schooner Clara Ethel arrived from Woodlark Island, via Samarai, at noon yesterday, with 15 passengers from the former and five from the latter place, all men. From Woodlark ...

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  50. EXPLOSION IN A MATCH FACTORY.

    A disastrous explosion has taken place in a match factory in Bavaria. Seventeen persons were killed. ...

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  51. THE BARCELONA ANARCHISTS.

    The trial of a large number of anarchists for being concerned in the dynamite outrages at Baroolona, Spain, in June last, has been concluded. ...

    Article : 79 words
  52. LAND AND INCOME TAX ASSESSMENTS.

    Great surprise is expressed that no landowners in town have yet received land tax assessment notices. MUSWELLBROOK, Thursday. A representative meeting of landholders, large and ...

    Article : 281 words
  53. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 210 words
  54. RAILWAY ACCIDENT IN QUEENSLAND.

    A serious accident occurred on the Esk railway line yesterday afternoon. A special cattle train, heavily laden, when going down a steep incline, and at a curve on the bank, left the line. The ...

    Article : 168 words
  55. THE PANAMA CANAL.

    The work of cutting the canal through the Isthmus of Panama to connect the waters of the Atlantic and the Pacific is progressing steadily. Four thousand ...

    Article : 41 words
  56. LATE SHIPPING.

    PORT PIRIE.—Arrivals: December 16, Top Gallant, barque, from Paget Sound; Andania (s.), from Adelaide. PORT ADELAIDE.—Arrivals: December 17, Gulf of ...

    Article : 47 words
  57. ARRIVAL OF THE SHANDON.

    Our South Head correspondent wired at 2 a.m. to-day:— The barque Shandon, from Adelaide, entered the Heads and towed up to Sydney. ...

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  58. Advertising

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  59. Advertising

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