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  2. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 228 words
  3. TERRIFIC GALES ON THE QUEENSLAND COAST. DAMAGE BY FLOOD AND STORM AFLOAT AND ON LAND.

    Words cannot adequately convey the deep sense of the public sympathy aroused here by the messages received on Thursday from Northern Queensland. The news from Townsville ...

    Article : 631 words
  4. QUEENSLAND.

    At a general meeting of the shareholders of the Bank of North Queensland to-day, the report and balance-sheet were unanimously adopted. The chairman congratulated the shareholders upon the ...

    Article : 283 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS.

    The St. Petersburg Novosti, in commenting on the situation in Europe, says that Germany underrates the formidable power of Great Britain. ...

    Article : 36 words
  6. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The wreck of the American steamer engaged on a filibustering expedition to Cuba has frustrated the plans of the Cuban rebels. ...

    Article : 91 words
  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    Further particulars of the recent lerrifie gales on the Queensland coast show that the wind commeneed to blow at Townsville on Saturday at midnight with cyclonic force, reaching its height ...

    Article : 6,789 words
  8. ROCKHAMPTON SURROUNDED BY WATER.

    The weather was still wet up to 9 this morning. Over 7½in. of rain fell, making 18in. for two days, and 24in. for the month. The river, which rose suddenly yesterday morning, has broken over its ...

    Article : 457 words
  9. THE QUEEN'S LETTER TO THE SULTAN.

    The Sultan of Turkey in his reply to the autograph letter from Queen Victoria declares that he recognises the Queen's friendship. He, however, combats the ...

    Article : 47 words
  10. ANARCHIST OUTRAGE IN LISBON.

    While riding in an open carriage in the streets of Lisbon to-day a man aimed a stone at the King, Don Carlos I. The stone missed the King and struck an ...

    Article : 61 words
  11. MR. JOHN MORLEY AT ARBROATH.

    Speaking at Arbroath, in Forfarshire, Scotland, last night, Mr. John Morley, late Chief Secretary for Ireland, advocated the view that the dispute regarding the ...

    Article : 52 words
  12. ANOTHER FIRE ON THE THISTLEBANK. CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO CARGO.

    Another fire occurred on board the barque Thistlebank last night, and by a singular coincidence the outbreak occurred at the same time and almost in the game part of the vessel as ...

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  13. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Lyons, in response to a telegram from Giffen asking him if he would join the Australian team, has replied in the affirmative. ...

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  14. PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION.

    An election to fill the vacancy for Brixton (Lambeth), caused by the elevation of the late member, the Marquis of Carmarthen (Conservative) to the Peerage ...

    Article : 70 words
  15. SOME COURAGEOUS ACTS.

    It is reported from Cairns that Captain Fuller, of Bobby Town, while trying to take a lighter in tow, displayed splendid seamanship against the fury of the cyclone, but brought her against the ...

    Article : 932 words
  16. MANCHESTER AND AUSTRALIA.

    The wool importers of Manchester consider that a good start has been made by the steamer Gulf of Siam in the direct trade between Australia and Manchester, ...

    Article : 83 words
  17. TASMANIA.

    The Squadron leaves here on the 13th February, except the Lizard. The Dart, Waterwitch, Penguin, Orlando, Wallaroo, and Ringarooma go to Lyttelton. The Wallaroo will remain from the ...

    Article : 201 words
  18. THE NINTH AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN.

    The Sportsman says that there is much adverse comment in English cricket circles on the selection of the ninth Australian Eleven, especially in the absence of Albert ...

    Article : 40 words
  19. THE SHIPBUILDERS' STRIKE.

    The shipbuilders who have been on strike at Belfast have resumed work. ...

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  20. NARROW ESCAPE OF THE ARAMAC.

    Ravenswood Junction advises that they hope to run a train to Haughton River to-morrow. Nothing has been received direct from Townsville yet. Boats and passengers and mails have, ...

    Article : 659 words
  21. THE BRITISH MERCANTILE MARINE.

    The Board of Trade has decided to institute a new branch to directly control the mercantile marine. ...

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  22. CHARLES THE FIRST.

    A remarkable celebration took place in London to-day in commemoration of the execution of Charles 1., who was beheaded at Whitehall 30th January, 1649. ...

    Article : 70 words
  23. CARNAGE AND TRENTON.

    The R.M.S. Orizaba has arrived at Plymouth. The thoroughbred stallions Carnage and Trenton are in excellent condition. ...

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  24. ADDITIONAL CASUALTIES.

    Electric Light, steamer, 81 tons, owned by R. Philp, missing. Her crew landed, but the whereabouts of the steamer is unknown. E. L. Nathan, steamer, driven ashore. ...

    Article : 43 words
  25. NEW ZEALAND.

    By a fire at Maunder's boarding-house, at Rotorua, a boarder named Dominick Farrell was burned to death, and another, named David Ross, was so severely injured that he is not expected to ...

    Article : 42 words
  26. SHIPPING AND PROPERTY DESTROYED.

    The Townsville Bulletin of Wednesday says:— "Once more has the Meteorological Office given timely warning of the advent of violent disturbances, and the warning was timely; but as no ...

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  27. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The South Australian colonists in London have decided to hold an annual dinner on the lines of the Queenslanders' annual dinner. ...

    Article : 41 words
  28. NEW MINING COMPANIES.

    The Bamboo Queen Reward Goldmining Company, Pilbarra, Western Australia, which has been formed with a capital of £126,900, is issuing shares to ...

    Article : 77 words
  29. ARRIVAL OF THE R.M.S. ALAMEDA AT AUCKLAND.

    The R.M.S. Alameda arrived to-day from San Francisco. Tho following are the passengers for Sydney:—Mesdames Banks and Son, Belvalli, Audley Coote, Bromley and Son, Messrs. W. H. ...

    Article : 118 words
  30. THE STEAMER GULF OF VENICE.

    The cargo of the steamer Gulf of Venice, which caught fire while loading in the Liverpool docks, will be reshipped for Australia by the steamer Gulf of Siam. ...

    Article : 36 words
  31. OFFICIAL REPORT.

    The official report by the Metropolitan Fire Brigade is to the effect that a call was received at 6.6 p.m. to a fire on board the Thistlebank, lying at Hoffnung's Wharf; that four steamers, salvage ...

    Article : 180 words
  32. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) RELEASE OF DEFERRED BANK DEPOSITS.

    On Wednesday morning it was announced that the Bank of Victoria and the National Bank of Australasia would shortly release a considerable proportion of their deferred obligations. ...

    Article : 294 words
  33. INCOME TAX IN FRANCE.

    M. Bourgeois, the French Premier, has notified his intention to introduce in the Chamber of Deputies a graduated income tax of 5 per cent. on all incomes above ...

    Article : 47 words
  34. AMERICAN COMMERCIAL.

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  35. NEWS FROM SAMOA.

    News from Apia states that the island was visited by an earthquake on Christmas Day. It did more damage than was supposed at the time. A stone church at one place was thrown down, ...

    Article : 75 words
  36. ARRIVAL OF THE M.M.S. POLYNESIEN.

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  37. LONDON WOOL SALES. CLOSE OF THE SERIES.

    The first series of wool sales for the year closed to-day. The market was strong, and the closing prices were the highest of the series. ...

    Article : 113 words
  38. DOWN IN THE HOLD.

    A reporter from the Herald, after the fire was extinguished, went down the hold and inspected the scene of the fire. He found broken crockeryware scattered about; but, considering the number of ...

    Article : 362 words
  39. GOLDFIELDS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    A party of 20 miners sent over by Mr. A. Von Doussa, from South Australia, for the Mount Benson Group Consolidated claims, arrived to-day. The opinion here is that with a little development ...

    Article : 60 words
  40. PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA.

    The Legislative Assembly to-day dealt with a number of bills of varying importance. The Marine Act Amendment Bill, providing for the licensing of boatmen, passed all its stages, and ...

    Article : 269 words
  41. HURRICANE AT TONGA.

    News from Tonga states that a severe hurricane visited Hapai Group on 3rd January. In Lifnka and the neighbourhood 200 houses were blown down. The damnge to the cocoanut trees was so severe ...

    Article : 145 words
  42. MOVEMENTS OF STEAMERS.

    Before leaving the Aramae the passengers gave Captain Armstrong a "round robin," in which they testified to the skill and ability with which he and his officers and men did their duty during ...

    Article : 369 words
  43. LAND MORTGAGE BANK OF VICTORIA.

    The balance-sheet for the half-year ended the 31st December, 1895, of the Land Mortgage Bank of Victoria, Limited, shows a net loss of £8847. The report states that in accordance with the ...

    Article : 77 words
  44. THE ANTWERP SALES.

    The Antwerp wool sales will open on the 5th February and will be continued on the 6th. The catalogua will comprise 5800 bales, including 100 bales of ...

    Article : 36 words
  45. TO-DAY.

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  46. EXTENT OF THE DAMAGE.

    Until a survey is made by daylight it is impossible, to form even an approximate idea of the extent of the damage done by the fire; but it is certain that the are must have resulted in a great deal of damage ...

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  47. AUSTRALIAN WIDOWS' FUND.

    The report of the directors and the statement of accounts for the year ended 31st October, 1895 of the Australian Widows' Fund Life Assurance Society, Limited, has been issued. The amount ...

    Article : 102 words
  48. NELSON BROTHERS, LIMITED.

    The report of the directors of Nelson Brothers, Limited, shows that the not earnings for the past year amounted to £53,570, leaving a profit of £1925 after ...

    Article : 59 words
  49. STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS OF THE CREW.

    After the fire a Herald representative met four members of the crew (including the boatswain and ship's carpenter) in the after deckhouse, and they all endorsed a statement which was made by the ...

    Article : 170 words
  50. LOSS OF LIFE AT TOWNSVILLE.

    The Townsville Bullctin, continuing its report, says, "We, however, have to report the death of a number of citizens, including Mrs. Grimman, Mrs. Rowe, and two daughters aged 16 and 11 years ...

    Article : 461 words
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