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  2. THE WEATHER. A REMARKABLY HOT DAY.

    Sydney has not had such a day for heat since last January as was experienced yesterday, and excepting last January the records do not show anything so high since January, 1[?]89. What applies ...

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  3. THE HOLIDAY IN THE COUNTRY.

    To-day has been observed as a holiday in town. All shops were closed, and there were numerous picnic parties. BULLI, Monday. ...

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  4. VICTORIA. DEPARTURE OF THE GOVERNOR FOR NEW ZEALAND.

    The Governor and Lady Brassey, accompanied by the Hon. Holen Brassey, Lord Richard Novill, and Licutenant Colonhoun, V.N., sailed in the Sunbeam for the Bluff, New Zealand, ...

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  5. SECOND EDITION. STABBING AFFRAY AT RANDWICK.

    Late last night a labourer named John King was stabbed by a man whilst in Cuthill-street, Randwick, The two men are acquaintances. During the night they had been in company, and it is alleged ...

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  6. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. BRITISH POLITICS.

    Mr. A. J. Balfour, First Lord of the Treasury, in the course of a speech at Haddington, Scotland, said that the malevolent propheey as to the ...

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  7. AMERICA AND CUBA.

    Mr. R. W. Smalley, the New York correspondent of the Times, says that no official donial has been given to the statement of M. Blowitz, Paris correspondent ...

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  8. DEATH FROM SUNSTROKE.

    An old miner named Daniel M'Ardles was found in an uaconscious condition on the Colombo-road, and while being conveyed to the hospital he died. An inquest was held to-day, and a verdict was ...

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  9. A FALL INTO A SEWER GULLY.

    An engine-cleaner named James Rowe, who resides in Wilton-street, was, in company with another man, walking along Mary-street, Strawberry Hills, last night, when he fell into a sewer gully. The ...

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  10. CAPTAIN AND THE HON. MRS. FREEMAN THOMAS.

    Captain and the Hon. Mrs. Freeman Thomas will leave on Wednesday for Moss Valo on a visit to Lord and Lady Hampden, and will sail from Sydney early in January for Auckland. ...

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  11. THE WEATHER IN MELBOURNE.

    The long spell of dry and hot weather was fairly broken by the refreshing rains which fell throughout the colony last night and to-day. During the night the rain was charged with a fine powdered ...

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  12. THE FEDERAL COUNCIL AT HOBART.

    The following is a list of the subjects which has been referred by Victoria to the Federal Council for consideration when it meets at Hobart next month:—(a) The ...

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  13. MUTINY OF TURKISH SOLDIERS.

    Advices from Constantinople state that regiment of Turkish redifs seized a transport, bound their own officers, and threatened to sack Mundania unless the ...

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  14. COUNTRY NEWS. THE DUBBO HOSPITAL

    Owing to the bad times subscriptions to the Dubbo Hospital have greatly fallen off during the last 18 months, while the number of patients has been increasing. The committee is doing its utmost to ...

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  15. GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE.

    The Spectator advocates the expenditure of £50,000,000 upon new warships within the next five years, in order to convince Frnnce that it is hopeless for her to ...

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  16. NATIVE RISING IN SOUTH AFRICA.

    Further reports regarding the native rising in Bechuanaland, South Africa, against the action of the police in shooting cattle suffering from the rinderpest, state ...

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  17. AFFAIRS IN BULGARIA.

    The trial of several persons charged with the murder of M. Stambouloff, the ex-Premier of Bulgaria, in July, 1895, is proceeding at Sofia. ...

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  18. THE FEDERAL CONVENTION.

    Mr. J. G. Duffy, the Postmaster-General, has been mentioned as a probable candidate for election to the Federal Convention. That gentleman has not yet definitely made up his mind on ...

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  19. THE WHEAT HARVEST.

    A number of farmers have finished harvesting, and the results are in most cases satisfactory. A large quantity of wheat is being purchased for South Australia, and is going over the Murray in bond. ...

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  20. INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH.

    The intercolonial match between New South Wales and Victoria was continued to-day on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The attendance numbered 5000, and £200 was taken at the gates. ...

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  21. PROPOSED CONFERENCE OF PREMIERS.

    It is expected that advantage will be taken of the meeting of the Federal Council at Hobart next month to hold a conference of Premiers, and that, in addition to Sir Hugh Nelson, Sir John ...

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  22. THE DROUGHT IN INDIA.

    The drought in India has broken, and heavy rains have fallen in Oude. Dec. 28. Rain is urgently needed in order to save ...

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  23. THE JAMESON RAID.

    Colonel Robert Grey and Colonel the Hon. C. White, who were undergoing imprisonment for participation in the Jameson raid, have been released. ...

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  24. THE TURKISH DEBT. A RUSSIAN WARNING.

    M. Nelidoff, the Russian Ambassador in Constantinople, has warned the Porte that in the event of the Turkish unpledged revenues being ceded as security ...

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  25. TERRIBLE RAILWAY ACCIDENT.

    A telographic report has been received from Atlanta, United States, capital of the State of Georgia, giving particulars of a terrible railway accident which has ...

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  26. FINANCIAL REFORMS.

    The Sultan of Turkey has ordered a reform of the Turkish Board of Audit. The Sultan has also decided to ipstitute a commission to control the public service of ...

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  27. SUNSTROKE.

    In view of the very high temperature which has prevailed throughout the colony during the last few days, the Board of Health has bad a circular prepated giving instructions for preventing an attack ...

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  28. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Capo Times condemns the anti-British speech of Mr. Cecil Rhodes at Port Elizabeth, and says that the "bullying" tone adopted by Mr. Rhodes savours ...

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  29. DROWNING FATALITY ON THE MURRAY.

    A drowning fatality is reported from Tungamah, on the River Murray. Mr. J. Watson, a member of a fishing party, had occasion to swim across the river yesterday afternoon for a ...

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  30. THE FRENCH COLONY OF TONQUIN.

    M. Doumer, who was Minister of Financo in the Bourgeois Cabinet, has been appointed Governor of the French colony of Tonquin. ...

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  31. THE COMMANDANTS' CONFERENCE.

    At the conclusion of the conference of military commandants held recently in Melbourne a report was drawn up, and a copy has since been sent to Mr. Brunker in his capacity of Minister for Defence for ...

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  32. POLITICAL CRISIS IN SERVIA.

    The Cabinet of Servia, of which M. Novakovitch is Premier, has resigned. ...

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  33. A SERIES OF DROWNING FATALITIES.

    A daughter of Mr. S. Fiddan, M.A., the principal of the Creswick Grammar School, was drowned at Ocean Grove to-day. The family had been spending their holidays there. The accident ...

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  34. BUDDHA'S BIRTHPLACE.

    It is reported from India that the birthplace of Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, has been discovered in the terai (or bush country) of Nopaul, Northern ...

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  35. ELOPEMENT OF A PRINCESS.

    The Princess Chimay-Caraman, the daughter of an American plutocrat, has eloped with an Hungarian gipsy. ...

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  36. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. COMMEMORATION DAY.

    The weather to-day has been showery and comparatively cold, and somewhat militated against the attendance at Glenelg to celebrate Commemoration Day. The railway to the popular ...

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  37. THE REMAINS OF M. PASTEUR.

    The remains of M. Louis Pasteur, the eminent bacteriologist, who died in Paris some months ago, have been removed from the Cathedral of Notre Dame to the ...

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  38. QUEENSLAND.

    Messrs. Linzloherger and Estermann, who are visiting Australia from Austria with a view to arrange for the establishment of trade between the two countries in meat, are at present in ...

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  39. ESCAPE OF CONVICTS FROM DARTMOOR.

    Three convicts recently made a daring escape from Dartmoor Prison. One was shot dead by the warders, a second was secured shortly afterwards, but the third ...

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  40. A DISABLED STEAMER.

    The captain of the barque Loch Long, which arrived from Glasgow to-day, reported that the steamer Colac, belonging to the Adelaide S.S. Company, was disabled 160 miles west of Cape ...

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  41. AMALGAMATION OF ORDNANCE FIRMS.

    The Times states that it is believed that an amalgamation will shortly be effected between the great gun manufacturing firms of Sir W. G. Armstrong and Co., ...

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  42. TASMANIA.

    The R.M.S. Ruapehu, from London via the Cape, arrived to-day. Her saloon passengers are; —For Melbourne: Mrs. Young and Mr. G. H. Spencer For Sydney: Messrs. A. W. ...

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  43. WILCANNIA REGISTERS 112.

    Yesterday was one of the most oppressive [?]ays ever experienced on the Darling, and residents of 30 years' standing say that they do not remember anything to equal it. The thermeter kept at 112 in ...

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  44. NEW ZEALAND. A DOUBLE TRAGEDY.

    Yesterday the skeletons of a man and a woman were found in the bush at Plimmerton, a favourite seaside resort near Wellington. In each skull there was a bullet wound. Close by ...

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  45. COUNT TOLSTOI EXCOMMUNICATED.

    The Holy Synod (the supreme authority of the Orthodox Greek Church in Russia) has excommunicated Count Lyof Tolstoi, the eminent Russian author, and ...

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  46. DEATH FROM HEAT EXHAUSTION.

    A magisterial inquiry was hold to-day by the Police Magistrate on the body of a man named James Muldowney, recently employed as a groom by Messrs. Cobb and Co. Deceased died three hours ...

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  47. NEW ZEALAND v. QUEENSLAND.

    The cricket match New Zealand v. Queensland, played at Wellington, resulted in a victory for the home team by 182 runs. Queensland in their first innings scored 146, and in their second ...

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  48. LATE SHIPPING.

    Our South Head correspondent reports:—The steamer Tanais, from Nou[?]ea, anchored off Chowder Bay at 12.30 a.m. ...

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  49. DEATHS FROM THE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT.

    The heat here during the last week has been intense, and thee thermometer registered 113 to-day. Rain is badly needed as water is scarce, and the excessive heat is fast drying up the grass. Heavy and ...

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