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  2. THE POLITICAL SITUATION.

    A special meeting of the Cabinet was held in the Executive Connell chamber, at the Colonial Secretary's Buildings yesterday, sitting from 4 o'clock in the afternoon till 9 o'clock last night. Tea was ...

    Article : 659 words
  3. COUNTRY NEWS.

    At a large meeting held here on Saturday evening by the Farmers' Association the president, Mr. J. M. Fullarton, J.P., presiding, the following resolutions were carried:—1. "That the ...

    Article : 233 words
  4. CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP.

    The eighth game of the Chess Championship Tournament was commenced at 2 o'olook this afternoon Mr. Wallace, who had the white pieces and the move offered the Queen's gambit, ...

    Article : 401 words
  5. POLITICAL CUISIS IN ENGLAND.

    The Earl of Eosobory has tendered to the Queen the resignation of himself and his colleagues. It is stated that the Marquis of Salisbury has been summoned ...

    Article : 356 words
  6. SPECIAL CABLES.

    In an article upon the Budget special recently delivered by Mr. G. H. Reid in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, the Times says that if Mr. Reid's entire ...

    Article : 94 words
  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    A special meeting of the Cabinet was held yesterday to consider the political situation. No official information is available in regard to the decision of the Cabinet, but the general impression ...

    Article : 7,685 words
  8. BOTH IMPORTERS AND EXPORTERS SUFFER.

    Mr. J. Barre Johnston spoke no less emphatically. "The crisis has created an absolute deadlock in the import business," he explained. "Prior to the action of the Upper House we importers were just ...

    Article : 204 words
  9. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 212 words
  10. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) MR. MACDONALD, M.L.A, BEFORE HIS CONSTITUENTS.

    Mr. Macdonald, M.L A. for Coonamble, addressed a meeting here on Saturday night. Though the weather was most unfavourable the hall was fairly well filled. He speaker was received well, and met ...

    Article : 461 words
  11. FREETRADE IN VICTORIA.

    The Times states that freetrade is steadily growing in Victoria. It refers to an interesting series of articles published in the Melbourne Argus on the question of ...

    Article : 55 words
  12. MR. WATSON, M.L.A., AT TEMORA.

    Mr. Watson, M.L.A, arrived here on Saturday, and left again to-night Yesterday he visited Scrub Yards, and was shown over the field. He also took notas of the wants of the residents, both ...

    Article : 162 words
  13. THE BALTIC AND NORTH SEA CANAL.

    The Emporor William has made a request that the British fleet sent to Kiel in honour of the opening of the Baltic and North Swa Canal should be allowed ...

    Article : 81 words
  14. NEWCASTLE BOROUGH COUNCIL RE TRENCHMENT PROPOSALS.

    At a meeting of the Newcastle Boiougb Council this ovening the Mayor (Alderman W. B. Sharp) received a telegram from Mr. H M'Lachlan, secretary to the Railway Commissioners, ...

    Article : 243 words
  15. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.)

    Nikce rain set in on Saturday night, and continued with slight intermission till Sunday, midday. There is no grass, and stock are low and finishing. ...

    Article : 738 words
  16. THE NINTH GAME.

    At 8 p.m. the ninth game was begun. Esling having the move offered the centre gambit, and the offer was accopted. Castling on opposite sides followed in the course of a few moves, and ...

    Article : 512 words
  17. FACTION FIGHT IN CORK.

    A desperate fight, arising out of the approaching election to fill the vacancy in the Parliamentary representation of Cork City caused by the resignation of Mr. ...

    Article : 79 words
  18. THE MERCANTILE VIEW OF THE MATTER.

    Merchants generally look with anything but pleasurable feelings upon the prospect there is now before them of the question of the abolition of the Custom-house duties remaining in abeyance for some ...

    Article : 625 words
  19. THE TELLING IN THE COUNTRY.

    A great deal of interest has been manifested in what the Legislative Council would do with the land and income tax proposals of the Government, the general opinion being that they would be thrown ...

    Article : 1,022 words
  20. ACTION BY AN EX-M.L.A.

    An important case, referring to an ex-member of the Legislative Assembly, was dealt, with at the Corowa District Court to-day by Judge Forbes Robert Barbour, a representative of the old ...

    Article : 418 words
  21. THE LATE REV. S. MILLAR, B.A.

    Memorial Services were held in the Presbyterian Church yesterday in connection with the death of the Rev. Simpson Millar, B. A.., pastor of the charge, whose death occurred suddenly at Hunter's ...

    Article : 177 words
  22. VICTORIA.

    When Mr. Justice Williams took his seat in the Criminal Court this morning to resume the hearing of a charge of conspiracy to defraud preferred against Abraham Brothers, one of the jurors ...

    Article : 296 words
  23. THE REBELLION IN MACEDONIA.

    Further particulars have been received of the revolt in Macedonia, Turkoy, in which it was reported that the insurgents and the Turkish soldiery had been in ...

    Article : 73 words
  24. HOSPITAL COLLECTION.

    Saturday and Sunday were the days appointed for the hospital collection. A number of ladies canvassed the town on Saturday morning, the result being that over £12 was raised. The ...

    Article : 86 words
  25. THE EMPRESS OF GERMANY.

    The Empress Augusta Victoria of Gormany is suttoring from a severe chill, and is confined to her bed. ...

    Article : 26 words
  26. BIMETALLISM IN ENGLAND.

    A memorial in favour of bimetallism has been presented to Sir "William Harcourt, Chancellor of the Exchequer. The memorial bearws the signatures of a ...

    Article : 77 words
  27. SINGLETON QUARTER SESSIONS.

    At the Quarter Sessions to-day, before Judge Backhouse, W. H. Hunter was sentenced to three months' imprisonment for horse-steiling; G. W. Crawford to six months for horse-stealing; ...

    Article : 88 words
  28. SHOCKING CASE OF POISONING.

    A case of poisoning involving two deaths and the narrow escape from a third occurred in Port Melbourne late on Sunday night, when a young man named Zebe Nettleberg, mistakeing arsenic ...

    Article : 261 words
  29. QUEENSLAND.

    The contract for the erection of the Moreton Central Sugar Company's mill at Nambour has been signed. The contract price is £18,450. The contractors are Messrs. A. W. Smith and Co., of ...

    Article : 160 words
  30. TARIFF REST WANTED.

    Questioned on the effect of the political crisis to commercial interests one of the leading Sydney im porters spoke with no uncertain voice. "It simply amounts to this," he said, "so long as ...

    Article : 214 words
  31. GRAFTON QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The Quarter Sessions were opened to-day, Judge Coffey presiding Henry Rowles was charged with cattle stealing. He was found guilty on the second count of receiving, and was ...

    Article : 961 words
  32. THE QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT.

    It is understood that the following, among other measures, will be introduced by the Government during the session of Parliament which opens at noon to morrow:—The Construction of ...

    Article : 284 words
  33. TASMANIAN APPLES.

    The shipment of apples by the steamer Warnambool, which left Hobart on the 24th April, has readied London in good condition. Four thousand cases of these ...

    Article : 41 words
  34. THE UNITED STATES TREASURY.

    The gold reserve in the United States Treasury exceeds 100,000,000 dollars. ...

    Article : 19 words
  35. DELAY COMMERCIALLY DISASTROUS.

    The views of Mr. John Liggins (Messrs. Learmonth, Dickinson, and Co.) were also sought by a Herald reporter, "There is no doubt about it," said Mr. Liggins, "if we had not this uncertainty in ...

    Article : 332 words
  36. TASMANIA.

    Parliament opens to-morrow. The Governor's speech is likely to be brief. The Chief Justice in the Supreme Court to-day ruled that the winners of prizes in the recent ...

    Article : 60 words
  37. THE CANADIAN DAIRY TRADE.

    The Canadian Dairy Commission has perfected a plan whereby weekly shipments of butter and cream are to be made from Canada to England. ...

    Article : 35 words
  38. ARRIVAL OF THE ARCHER AT NOUMEA.

    The ateamer Archer has arrived from the Marwalls full of copra. She leaves for Sydney to-day. ...

    Article : 30 words
  39. THE SOUTHERN COAL TRADE.

    The Southern coal trade was particularly active during last week at Mount Kembla, Bulli, and Coal Cliff, while Mount Pleasant, Mount Keira, Corrimal, and the Metropolitan put in about ...

    Article : 111 words
  40. TO-DAY.

    London Missioneray Society: Annual Deputaton Meetings, Bedfwern Congregational Church, 7.45. Congregational School Hall, Railway-street, Petersham; & Rev. J. Parker's Recital of Dickens' "Christmas Carol." ...

    Article : 123 words
  41. BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY SHARES.

    Broken Hill Proprietary shares are quoted at £2 2s 6d. ...

    Article : 17 words
  42. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Beautiful weather favoured the public holiday held to-day in celebration of the Queen's accession to the Throne. The principal outdoor attractions were well attended. In the evening Mr. ...

    Article : 47 words
  43. DENISON LABOUR LEAGUE.

    A meeting of the Denison branch of the Political Labour League was held in the Glasgow Arms Harris street on Friday evening last. The president Mr. Andrew Thomson was in the chair. Mr. ...

    Article : 102 words
  44. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS.

    The defeat of the Government financial measures in the Legislative Council brings us face to face with a constitutional difficulty of considerable importance. As, however, it has been foreseen, it is likely that ...

    Article : 567 words
  45. SUGAR BEET.

    The estimate of Herr Licht, the Magdeburg expert on sugar beet, for the European campaign is unaltered. ...

    Article : 22 words
  46. FREETRADE THE ONLY SAFE BASIS.

    An influential importer, who did not wish to have his name disclosed, said:—"The effect of the unsettled state of the tariff has been to stop business altogether. I do not suppose that our business for ...

    Article : 106 words
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