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  2. SECOND EDITION. H.M.S. CRESCENT.

    The machinery of H.M.S. Crescent, which had sailed for Sydney after having undergone repairs, has again been disabled. The Crescent has returned to ...

    Article : 40 words
  3. QUEENSLAND. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) HEAVY RAINFALLS.

    Rain, which had been falling intermittently since Monday, set in steadily last night, accompanied by a heavy gale from the S.E. Rain fell throughout last night and to-day without ...

    Article : 252 words
  4. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE TARIFF BOARD.

    The Tariff Board to-day heard the evidence of representatives of biscuit, confectionery, and jam manufacturers. The witnesses examined were Messrs. M'Pherson Robertson, of Messrs. ...

    Article : 136 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    In the debate in the House of Commons on the Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne, Mr. John Morley, Chief Secretary for Ireland, said that an English ...

    Article : 551 words
  6. IN PARLIAMENT.

    There being very little preliminary business to be disposed of, the Legislative Counoil yesterday started upon a renewed consideration of the Mining on Private Lands Bill a very short time ...

    Article : 2,033 words
  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    IN the House of Commons the Government has been defeated by two votes on an amendment moved by Mr. Labouchere on the Address in Reply. ...

    Article : 8,204 words
  8. THE WAR IN BRAZIL.

    Yesterday the entire population of Rio de Janeiro withdrew to the suburbs. A heavy bombardment began on the rebel fort, which was set ...

    Article : 106 words
  9. ACTION FOR LIBEL.

    An action was commenced in the County Court to-day, before Judge Chomley, in which Henry Thomas Stuart, of Carlton, agent, sued the Evening Standard Newspaper Company for £500 ...

    Article : 93 words
  10. ALLEGED UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT.

    A complaint of unprofessional conduct against T. W. Field Barrett, barrister and solicitor, was brought under the notice of Mr. Justice Hood in the Supreme Court to-day by Mr. James ...

    Article : 133 words
  11. THE WEATHER FORECAST.

    Mr. Wragge has issued the following forecast for Queensland:—The conditions are not so favourable as before for rain in the Northern, Gulf, Central, Western, and South-western ...

    Article : 116 words
  12. THE NEW ATLANTIC LINE.

    Mr. James Huddart, the promoter of the new Atlantic steam service between Canada and England, has been interviewed with regard to the project. ...

    Article : 170 words
  13. OCEAN FREIGHTS ON PRODUCE.

    The need of a reduction in the ocean freights on produce, and especially on perishable produce, was discussed at a meeting of shareholders of the Central Queensland Meat Export Company ...

    Article : 433 words
  14. DETERMINED CASE OF SUICIDE.

    A Tambo telegram states that William Lynch, an old and respected resident of Tambo, committed suicide there early yesterday morning. He left his house with a gun and shortly afterwards a ...

    Article : 83 words
  15. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. Trenwith, M. L. A., arrived from Melbourne this morning to make inquiries in reference to the bootmakers' strike. He intends asking the assistance of the unionists here. ...

    Article : 122 words
  16. PROPOSED LABOUR COLONY.

    It is understood that the Government has decided to establish a labour colony in Queensland somewhat on the lines of the Leongatha Colony in Victoria. The colony will be entirely under ...

    Article : 418 words
  17. THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

    Sir William Harcourt, the leader of the Government in the House of Commons, will introduce a new Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne, in order to ...

    Article : 56 words
  18. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 850 words
  19. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    The House was sitting when we went to press with our second edition. The motion of Mr. Haynes, to reduce the military estimates by £25,000, was negatived by 35 votes to ...

    Article : 101 words
  20. TASMANIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE RAILWAY RETURNS.

    The railway earnings last year amounted to £152,000, and for the previous year £177,000. The expenditure last year was £136,000, and the previous year £161,000. The reduction in ...

    Article : 49 words
  21. TRAGEDY AT BALMAIN.

    At Balmain yesterday morning a widow named Sarah Bayley killed her 6½ years old daughter. The unfortunate woman, who is about 47 years of age, has been residing with her family for the past 16 ...

    Article : 503 words
  22. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 205 words
  23. THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    The debate on the want of confidence resolution moved by Sir Edward Braddon was brought to a close this evening in the Assembly, with the result that Ministers obtained 19 votes and the ...

    Article : 117 words
  24. WESTERN AUSTRALIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD.

    A telegram has been received by the Mines Department from the warden af Southern Cross stating that good rains had fallen there yesterday morning, and had apparently gone east. ...

    Article : 209 words
  25. THE WAR IN BRAZIL.

    A telegram from Rio de Janeiro states that Marshal Peixoto insists upon an unconditional surrender of the insurgents. The Government forts continue to fire ...

    Article : 45 words
  26. THE COAL TRADE.

    In pursuance of an advertisement for coalminers at the Burwood Colliery to-day, between 700 and 800 men presented themselves. These were believed to be mostly good practical miners. Mr. Thomas ...

    Article : 191 words
  27. H.M.S. CRESCENT.

    Repairs having been effected to H.M.S. Crescent, which broke down in the Channel, the vessel has sailed again for Sydney. ...

    Article : 26 words
  28. NEW ZEALAND.

    Messrs. Whitney have offered to supply the Government with a million and a half rounds of ammunition per annum for five years. At a meeting in Auckland of persons interested ...

    Article : 92 words
  29. THE NEW ATLANTIC STEAM SERVICE.

    Mr. James Hnddart has been invited to make Queenstown or Milford Haven ports of call for his new Atlantic steam service from Canada to Great Britain. ...

    Article : 66 words
  30. COUNTRY NEWS.

    A public meeting (the Mayor presiding) was held last night to consider the subject of a public demonstration at the opening of the railway. It was decided that there shall be a public demonstration. ...

    Article : 180 words
  31. THE MINISTER FOR PUBLIC WORKS AT WOLLONGONG.

    Subsequent to the Hon. W. J. Lyne's address at the Town Hall last night, he was interviewed by Mr. P. Lahiff, Mayor of North Illawarra, with reference to the great necessity for repairs to the main South ...

    Article : 182 words
  32. SIR HENRY PARKES AT PERTH.

    Yesterday afternoon the members of the Exchange Club entertained Sir Henry Parkes. During the proceedings he was presented with a walking-stick composed of some of the colony's ...

    Article : 130 words
  33. THE NEW AUSTRALIA SETTLEMENT.

    A letter has just been received from Mr. Arthur Brittlebank formerly photographer, of Albury, who was one of the first to join the New Australia settlement, sailing in the Royal Tar on her initial passage. ...

    Article : 141 words
  34. THE OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE BOAT RACE.

    The latest betting on the annual boat race between the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge is 7 to 2 on the Oxford crew. ...

    Article : 33 words
  35. Advertising

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    Advertising : 6 words
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