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  2. POLITICAL NEWS. MEETING OF THE CABINET.

    The most important meeting of the Cabinet which has been held for a long time took place yesterday morning in the Executive Council Chamber at the Colonial Secretary's Buildings. The Premier, on ...

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  3. SECOND EDITION. ACTION FOR LIBEL.

    In the action for libel, Brooks v. Truth, in which the plaintiff sued for the recovery of damages inrespect of an article published in that journal accusing him of imposture ...

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  4. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. EARTHQUAKES IN ENGLAND.

    The shocks of earthquake experienced this morning were severest at Birmingham and Worcester and in Shropshire. Four shocks were felt in some places, ...

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  5. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. SITUATION IN TURKEY.

    The Sultan of Turkey has required the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople to furnish security for the good behaviour of the Armenians in whose case an amnesty ...

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  6. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    An important meeting of the Cabinet was held yesterday, the principal matter being in connection with the Federal Convention. It was unanimously agreed that it was ...

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  7. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) PRIVY COUNCIL APPEAL.

    Mr. Justice Holroyd granted leave to-day to the plaintiffs in the recent case of the Alliance Contracting Company and others v. Russell to appeal from the decision of the Full Court to the ...

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  8. BICYCLE ACCIDENT.

    Sir James Fergusson, M.P., formerly Governor of South Australia, and also of Bombay, sustained a serious fall from a bicycle this morning. He was picked up ...

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  9. GERMANY AND CHINA.

    The German Government is about to send out a mission to China to promote trade between that country and Germany. The mission will leave Berlin in January. ...

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  10. COLLISION IN THE HARBOUR.

    Between 1 and 2 p.m. yesterday the steam collier Merksworth, bound from the Wallarah Coal Company's mine, laden with coal, was heading up the harbour making a course for Miller's Point or ...

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  11. KAURI GUM.

    At the auction sales of kauri gum to-day 2867 cases were offered, of which 837 were sold. Prices show a slight advance. ...

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  12. CUBA AND THE UNITED STATES.

    The United States Senate has passed a resolution exempting the Cubans from the operation of the Aliens Immigration Act. ...

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  13. THE CONFERENCE OF MILITARY COMMANDANTS.

    The conference of military commandants concluded its labours to-day, and will sign the report to-morrow. The conference will make recommendations regarding forts at Thursday Island ...

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  14. MR. J. C NEILD IN LONDON.

    Mr. J. C. Neild, M.L.A. of New South Wales, delivered a lecture before the London Chamber of Commerce last night upon "New South Wales: its Financial ...

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  15. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 5?d per ounce standard. ...

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  16. ATTEMPTED ASSASSINATION IN ST. PETERSBURG.

    An attempt was made in St. Petersburg yesterday to assassinate M. Wasilcovsky, the President of the Russian State Railways, who was fired at and severely ...

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  17. CLOSE OF THE SESSION.

    It is the intention of the Ministry to bring the work of the session to a close on Wednesday. The prorogation will take place on the following Tuesday. ...

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  18. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    On the arrival of the steamer Buninyong on Friday morning the captain reported the mysterious disappearance at sea, on the previous evening, of a steerage passenger named Hawkins, who ...

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  19. DEATH OF A CRICKETER.

    H. H. Stephenson, at one time a famous Surrey professional cricketer, died to-day at the age of 63. H. H. Stephenson was a first-class bat, a good ...

    Article : 86 words
  20. RISING OF THE DRUSES.

    The rising of the Druses in the Lebanon district, Syria, has collapsed. ...

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  21. QUEENSLAND.

    With reference to the telegraphed statement of Mr. Cook, the New South Wales Postmaster-General, published this morning, Mr. Thynne (Postmaster-General) states that he is not ...

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  22. THE REVOLT AT GOA.

    The rebels at Goa (Portuguese West India) have sacked and burnt the Treasury at Panjim (Nova Goa), the capital. They were afterwards dispersed ...

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  23. OPENING OF A NEW COURTHOUSE.

    A demonstration in connection with the opening of the courthouse at West Maitland took place this afternoon. The function was entirely successful. There was general disappointment that owing ...

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

    The Legislative Assembly sat till half-past 1 this morning. A long discussion took place on the Rupanyup to Banyena Railway Construction Bill. An amendment was carried at the instance of ...

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  25. SWITZERLAND.

    Dr. Adolpho Deucher, Vice-President of the Swiss Federal Council, has been elected President of the Swiss Confederation. ...

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  26. THE CITY RAILWAY AND PRIVATE WHARFS.

    The Cabinet also decided yesterday to give effect to Mr. Reid's scheme for the appointment of the Public Works Committee as a Royal Commission to inquire into the best method of extending the ...

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  27. THE PLAGUE IN BOMBAY.

    The total number of deaths from the bubonic plague in Bombay has now reached 1100. Two hundred thousand of the ...

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  28. THE MARINE BOARD.

    Yet another Royal Commission, which was decided upon at a Cabinet meeting yesterday, was the appointment of the Public Service Board as a Royal Commission to investigate the management of the ...

    Article : 114 words
  29. PACIFIC CABLE COMMISSION.

    It is believed that the Pacific Cable Commission, in its report which is to be presented at the next meeting, will recommend that the cable should be owned by ...

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  30. MEETING AT WILLOUGHBY.

    A largely-attended public meeting of ratepayers of the Chatswood Ward in the Borough of Willoughby was held on Thursday night in the council— chambers, Mowbray-road, to consider the question ...

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  31. THE ABATTOIRS.

    The Cabinet has also requested the Public Service Board to inquire into the management of the abattoirs. This decision has been come to as the result of a very strong statement recently made to the ...

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  32. THE AMERICAN TARIFF.

    Speaking in the United States Senate yesterday Senator Golman said that the Democrats would not obstruct the tariff next session. ...

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  33. PENSION TO MR. POWELL.

    It appears that Mr. Powell, the late Collector of Customs, will only be entitled to a pension of about £200 on his retirement from the public service, and Mr. Reid says Ministers feel that the eminent ...

    Article : 162 words
  34. THE FOOCHOW TEA MARKET.

    The market has been cleared of Panyongs. Stocks now consist of undesirable descriptions of common kinds. The total export to the colonies for the season ...

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  35. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    A general clearing up of business was done in the Assembly. The Treasurer delivered a supplementary budget. He stated that since the budget was delivered there had been an ...

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  36. THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY.

    Speaking last night at the distribution of prizes to the students of All Saints' College, the headmaster, the Rev. F. Tracey, M.A., referred to the question of graduation at a university. Some two or three ...

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  37. A PUBLIC COMPANY.

    The report of the New Zealand and River Plate Land Mortgage Company shows a profit of £20,501 for the year. The directors propose to declare a further ...

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  38. ANOMALIES IN THE NEWCASTLE MARINE BOARD.

    The Premier says that a short time ago the attention of Captain Brookes, of Newcastle, was drawn to the anomalous position which he held as Lloyd's surveyor of shipping entering the port of Newcastle, ...

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  39. TO-DAY.

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  40. THE INDIAN MONEY MARKET.

    At a meeting of the Indian Council yesterday several members stated that there was great stringency in the money market. The directors of the Bank of ...

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  41. THE STOCKTON DISASTER.

    The committee appointed to make the necessary arrangements for the establishment of a fund to afford relief to the widows and orphans of the victims of the recent colliery disaster at Stockton met in the ...

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  42. A YOUNG MEN'S FEDERAL CONVENTION.

    Last Tuesday evening a number of representative of young men's societies assembled in St. Paul's school, Redfern, at the invitation of St. Paul's Young Men's Union. The object was to consider ...

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  43. Advertising

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  44. PUBLIC SERVICE ENTRANCE EXAMINATIONS.

    At a meeting of the Cabinet yesterday the rules and regulations recommended by the Public Service Board for the examination of candidates desirous of entering the public service were considered and ...

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  45. SALE OF WORK AT STRATHFIELD.

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  46. THE WHEAT RETURNS AND THE LAND TAX.

    After detailing the proceedings of the Cabinet yesterday, the Premier, in reply to a question, took the opportunity of saying a few words upon the wheat returns, which will be found in another ...

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  47. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.)

    A considerable amount has now been received in aid of the Stockton colliery disaster fund. All the mines have contributed or will do so, and the public are also subscribing. ...

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  48. Advertising

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