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  2. THE NEW ELECTORAL ACT. DISTRIBUTING THE "ELECTRIC LIGHTS."

    The work of distributing the electors' rights under the new Act has proved to be a very formidable task, and one of considerable anxiety to these charged with the general ordering of the business. So great ...

    Article : 3,711 words
  3. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,548 words
  4. SECOND EDITION. N.Z. LOAN AND MERCANTILE AGENCY COMPANY.

    Judgment was given to-day on the application of the directors of the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company, Limited, to set aside the order ...

    Article : 70 words
  5. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE GOVERNOR'S TERM OF OFFICE.

    With reference to the repeated statements that the Governor, Lord Hopetoun, will leave Victoria at an early date, and that he had applied to the home authorities for six months' leave of absence, ...

    Article : 95 words
  6. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The Times says that from the speech delivered by the Premier (Lord Rosebory) at Edinburgh it is clear that Home Rule is shelved, and that an early dissolution is ...

    Article : 138 words
  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    THE Londen Times states that by the speech delivered by the Premior Lord Rosebery, at Edinburgh, it is clear that Home Rule is shelved, and that an early dissolution is more than ever ...

    Article : 9,136 words
  8. MISHAP TO THE STEAMER CASINO.

    A telegram from Port Fairy reports that the steamer Casino, which met with a mishap while entering the river on Sunday, was removed to her usual berth this morning. There is no water in ...

    Article : 137 words
  9. SILVER.

    To-day's price of bar silver is 2s 3½d per ounce standard. Broken Hill Proprietary shares are quoted at—2 3s 9d. ...

    Article : 26 words
  10. QUEENSLAND.

    On account of St. Patrick's Day falling on Saturday, the holiday was not observed until today, when it was kept as a very close one. The weather was delightfully fine. The members of ...

    Article : 211 words
  11. EXECUTION OF KNOX.

    Ernest Knox, who was condemnod to death for the offence of burglary and murder at Williamstown on 12th January, was hanged in the Melbonrne Gaol this morning. The condemned man ...

    Article : 117 words
  12. THE CIVIL WAR IN BRAZIL.

    The Brazilian insurgents in the province of Sao Paulo are continuing the rebellion. The Government has been defeated at the elections in Pernambuco. ...

    Article : 65 words
  13. LIBEL ACTIONS.

    A new trial of the libel action Speight v. Syme having been tested it will be heard in the Supreme Court next month. A summons has been taken out by the defendant to have the trial postponed ...

    Article : 147 words
  14. AFFAIRS IN SERVIA.

    The Servian Synod has annulled the decree of divorce between ex-King Milan and Queen Natalie. ...

    Article : 32 words
  15. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 166 words
  16. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The men engaged in constructing tanks for the Government at Yilgarn have struck work for higher wages. ...

    Article : 27 words
  17. THE FRENCH IN SIAM.

    Advices from Siam report that Phrayot, a Siamese officer, has been acquitted of the murder of Lieutenant Grosgurin, a French military officer, at the time of ...

    Article : 71 words
  18. TROUBLE IN THE MILLING TRADE.

    Troubles are brewing in the milling trade, arising out of the difficulty experienced by the Mill Operatives' Association in compelling members to maintain their subscriptions to the union. In ...

    Article : 108 words
  19. INCREASE OF TYPHOID. THE SUBURBS PRINCIPALLY AFFECTED.

    Recently a large increase of typhoid has manifested itself in some of the suburbs in close proximity to Sydney. As a rule, March is not one of the months regarded as favourable to the spread of zymotic ...

    Article : 991 words
  20. INTERCOLONIAL POSTAL CONFERENCE.

    The Intercolonial Postal Conference was concluded at Auckland to-day. The permanent heads of departments recommended the acceleration of the mail trains between Brisbane and Adelaide. ...

    Article : 484 words
  21. INCREASE OF TYPHOID FEVER.

    Typhoid fever continues to increase. Last week the number of cases throughout the colony wan 150, of which 17 proved fatal, as compared with [?]0 cases and seven deaths for the ...

    Article : 73 words
  22. A FRENCH COLONIAL DEPARTMENT.

    In consequence of the French Senate having refused to ratify the credit of 150,000 francs voted by the Chamber of Deputies for the establishment of a ...

    Article : 56 words
  23. CHAFFEY BROTHERS, LIMITED.

    The adjourned twelfth half-yearly meeting of Chaffey Brothers, Limited was held to-day. The report stated that the net profit earned by the company since its foundation was£104,169, but ...

    Article : 95 words
  24. PIRACY AND MURDER IN THE PACIFIC.

    The brothers Rorique, who were sentenced to death at Havre, in France, for having murdered the captain and crew of the schooner Niourihiti, belonging to ...

    Article : 55 words
  25. ALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT.

    George W. Young, aged 29 years, secretary of the firm of Machflis, Hallenstein, and Co., Limited, leather and grindery merchants, Lonsdale-street, was arrested to-day, charged with ...

    Article : 80 words
  26. LABOUR DEMONSTRATION IN LONDON.

    Delegates from the various trades unions of the United Kingdom held a demonstration in Hyde Park yesterday in favour of the abolition of the House of ...

    Article : 50 words
  27. BANQUET TO A RETIRING RAILWAY OFFICIAL.

    About 250 officers and employees of the Railway Department attended a banquet last night tendered to Mr. Edward Jacks, Chief Locomotive Inspector, on the occasion of his retirement from ...

    Article : 71 words
  28. TASMANIA.

    At a public meeting hold at Brighton on Saturday it was resolved to form a proprietary company, with a capital of£3000, for the establishment of a butter factory. ...

    Article : 166 words
  29. ST. PATRICK'S DAY IN VICTORIA.

    St. Patrick's Day was o bserved by the Irish citizens of Melbourne with the customary enthusiasm. A procession through the principal streets and a gala at the Exhibition Building were the ...

    Article : 226 words
  30. THE COAL TRADE.

    At a meeting of Greta miners, Mr. W. Patrick in the chair, a member pointed out that about 30 Greta miners had applied for work at the Burwood Colliery. The statement evoked considerable ...

    Article : 308 words
  31. A MOVEMENT TO [?] VITE MR. GLADSTONE TO AUSTRALIA.

    At the Newcastle Borough Council this evening, the Mayor presiding, Alderman W. T. Gibb moved,— "That this council invite the co-operation of all the municipalities throughout New South Wales to urge ...

    Article : 200 words
  32. THE SOUTH BROKEN HILL SHOOTING CASE.

    An inquest was opened at the Courthouse this morning before the Coroner, Mr. Barnett, on the body of John Jeremiah Considine, the victim of the South Broken Hill shooting case. Constables White ...

    Article : 140 words
  33. TYPHOID AT ABERDEEN.

    We learn from the Health Department that there has been an outbreak of fever at Aberdeen, which is midway between Scone and Muswellbrook. The hospitals at these towns report that they are full of ...

    Article : 146 words
  34. SINGLETON QUARTER SESSIONS.

    At the Quarter Sessions to-day Joseph A. Key, who was found gulty yesterday of falsi[?]ving the books of the Hunter River Permanent Building Society, was sentenced to two a years imprisonment. ...

    Article : 69 words
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