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  2. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) ATTRACTING WHALERS TO MELBOURNE.

    In order to encourage whalers to visit this port before setting out for or on returning from a cruise, the Customs Department has decided to reduce the fees for docking vessels in the Alfred ...

    Article : 104 words
  3. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Sir Julius Vogel, writing to the Times upon the subject of the projected Pacific cable, suggests that instead of Britain's providing one-third of the amount of ...

    Article : 89 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Colonel Saunderson, Conservative member for North Armagh, addressed a great gathering of Ulstermen at Lurgan, in Armagh, last night. ...

    Article : 67 words
  5. IN PARLIAMENT.

    The Legislative Council bestowed further consideration last evening upon the Mining on Private Lands Bill, with the result that it was amended in such a way as to ...

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  6. The Sydney Maring Deraly.

    BY 59 votes to 32 the Legislitive Amenably last night agreed to suspend the Standing Orders to permit tho passage of the Appropriation Bill at one sitting. The second reading ot the bill was ...

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  7. A SPORTING LIBEL ACTION.

    The libel action brought by the jockey, James Hayes, against the proprietors of the Australasian, claiminng £5000 damages in respect to an article headed "Reforming Jockeys," which was ...

    Article : 125 words
  8. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    An old miser, who refuses to allow his name to be published, or to state the exact locality of the find, has brought in a 98oz. nugget from Kurnalpi. ...

    Article : 75 words
  9. QUEENSLAND. [BY TELEGRAPH. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE AGENT-GENERALSHIP.

    It is understood that the Hon. W. Forrest, M.L.C., who left by train on Monday night for Sydney, en route to England, has obtained permission from the Government to withdraw from the ...

    Article : 178 words
  10. OCEAN PENNY POSTAGE.

    The Westminster Gazette in commenting upon the proceedings of the recent Intercolonial Postal Conference at Wellington, N.Z., says that it is absurd to endeavour ...

    Article : 45 words
  11. THE BRITISH MINISTRY.

    Mr. R. C. Munro-Ferguson, who accepted the office of Patronage Secretary to the Treasury, has been re-elected for Leith, although his former majority (1643) ...

    Article : 65 words
  12. FREEHOLD INVESTMENT AND BANKING COMPANY.

    The report of the liquidators of the Freehold Investment and Banking Company of Australia, Limited (in liquidation), will be submitted to the shareholders and creditors on friday next. The ...

    Article : 220 words
  13. THE AUSTRALIAN STATION.

    H.M.SS. Rapid and Lizard have been re-commissioned for service on the Australian station. ...

    Article : 25 words
  14. THE REV. J. G. FRASER, M.A., D.D.

    The Herald received an intimation on Tuesday evening that the degree of Doctor of Divinity had been conferred by the University of Glasgow upon the Rev. J. G. Fraser, M.A., the Warden of Camd[?]n ...

    Article : 766 words
  15. DEFENCES OF GIBRALTAR.

    It is reported that French agents are trying to secure plans of the new defence works at Gibraltar. ...

    Article : 33 words
  16. H.M.S. CRESCENT.

    The Pall Mall Gazette states that H.M.S. Crescent, now on her way to Sydney, is not to be the flagship of the Australian station. H.M.S. Orlando is to be ...

    Article : 39 words
  17. THE NEW AUSTRALIA SETTLEMENT.

    William Scrensen, one of these who left the New Australia settlement at Paraguay, has written to his mother at South Brisbane, confirming what has already been reported concerning the ...

    Article : 302 words
  18. THE BEHRING SEA FISHERIES.

    Sir Julian Pauncefote, British Ambassador at Washington, is taking steps to arrange a new modus vivendi with the United States with regard to the Behring ...

    Article : 35 words
  19. SIR THOMAS M'ILWRAITH.

    Sir Thomas M'Ilwraith, of Queensland, will sail on his return to Australia by the R.M.S. Austral, which leaves London on the 20th April. ...

    Article : 44 words
  20. EXCELSIOR PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY.

    The annual meeting of the Excelsior Permanent Building Society was held to-day. The report set forth that the balance at the credit of the profit and loss account was £2539, which amount it was ...

    Article : 44 words
  21. MATABELELAND,

    An inquiry has been held by Sir Henry Loch, British High Commissioner for South Africa, into the authenticity of the report that two troopers of the ...

    Article : 85 words
  22. THE NEW CANADIAN TARIFF.

    The new Canadian tariff will operate beneficially to British trade. Ad valorem duties are to be substituted for the present mixed system of specific and ad ...

    Article : 84 words
  23. MODERN PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY.

    The annual meeting of the Modern Permanent Building Society was held to-day. The report showed that the balance to the credit of the profit and loss account was £42. The report also stated ...

    Article : 62 words
  24. THE TARIFF BOARD.

    The Tariff Board to-day commenced its sittings in Goulburn Valley, with the object of ascertaining the views of the farming population on the present fiscal policy. At Numurkah, where the ...

    Article : 113 words
  25. THE ANARCHISTS.

    Some of the European Powers are trying to arrange an international conference to decide upon measures for the suppression of the anarchist movement. ...

    Article : 80 words
  26. THE RUST IN WHEAT CONFERENCE.

    The rust in wheat conference concluded its sittings to-day. It was decided that the next conference should be held in Melbourne, at which, besides the usual members of the conference and scientific ...

    Article : 96 words
  27. CANADIAN AND AUSTRALIAN MARITIME TRADE.

    In a letter to the Times, Sir John Colomb, the well-known writer and lecturer on Imperial defence, says that the British taxpayer would never ...

    Article : 60 words
  28. THE RECENT POSTAL CONFERENCE.

    The Victorian, South Australian, and Western Australian delegates who attended the recent Intercolonial Postal Conference at Wellington, New Zealand, reached Melbourne from Sydney by ...

    Article : 87 words
  29. THE COLONIAL TREASURER AT GRAFTON.

    The Hon. John See. Colonial Treasurer, left Grafton early this morning for Copmanhurst. En route he was shown, near the Junction-road, two miles out of town, a very bad piece of road, which a ...

    Article : 546 words
  30. RUSSIAN NIHILISTS,

    Numerous arrests of Nihilists and students have been made in Odessa and St. Petersburg. ...

    Article : 21 words
  31. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Government has received a telegram from the Agent-General in London, Sir J. C. Bray, asking for two months' leave of absence on account of ill-health. The Government has ...

    Article : 118 words
  32. THE LAND RENTS.

    The effort made by the Minister for Lands to get in the arrears of land rents has been more successful than was generally anticipated it would be. The deficiency at the end of last year was ...

    Article : 129 words
  33. THE LATE LOUIS KOSSUTH.

    The son of the late Louis Kossuth, the Hungarian patriot and exile, will take the oath of allegiance to the Emperor Francis Joseph of Austria. ...

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  34. WYALONG GOLDFIELD.

    One of the miners who left here a short time back for Wyalong returned this morning. He gives a very unfavourable account of the field especially for working men, who, he declares should not go unless ...

    Article : 210 words
  35. THE JUNCTION MINE.

    On Tuesday notice was posted at the Junction Smelting Company's works, Port Adelaide, notifying that in future the rate of wages will be 5s per day for labourers, slag and charge wheelers; ...

    Article : 314 words
  36. AMERICA AND HAWAII.

    The Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has denied the truth of the report that America has decided to improve Pearl ...

    Article : 61 words
  37. SICK LEAVE IN THE PUBLIC SERVICE.

    The representations of the Public Service Association and the police force made through deputations to the Premier last week on the proposal of the Government to allow only half-pay ...

    Article : 76 words
  38. MAJOR-GENERAL TULLOCH'S TERM OF OFFICE.

    The term of office in this colony of MajorGeneral Tulloch expires in September next, but he has received an extension of time to the end of the year. Major-General Tulloch will, however, ...

    Article : 61 words
  39. DEATH OF AN AFRICAN EXPLORER.

    Captain Lovett Cameron, the African explorer, has been killed by a fall in the hunting field. Captain Verney Lovett Cameron, C.B., was a ...

    Article : 129 words
  40. THE COAL TRADE.

    A dispute has arisen at the Corrimal mine, in consequence of the management having deferred the pay for a week. The men have knocked off work. The reduction to district rates at Corrimal was to take ...

    Article : 156 words
  41. SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION TO MACDONNEL RANGES.

    Mr. Patterson, in replying to a communication from the Premier of South Australia with reference to Mr. W. A. Horn's expedition for scientific exploration to the Macdonnel ranges, states that ...

    Article : 62 words
  42. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 235 words
  43. TYPHOID IN VICTORIA.

    The returns received by the Health Department last week report 103 cases of typhoid in the colony for that period, of which 10 proved fatal. This is a decrease compared with preceding ...

    Article : 341 words
  44. LINCOLN SPRING MEETING.

    At the Lincoln Spring Meeting to-day the contest for the leading event resulted as under:— LINCOLNSHIRE HANDICAP of 1000 sovs., added to ...

    Article : 104 words
  45. BANQUET IN HONOUR OF ST. PATRICK'S DAY.

    Last evening the postponed banquet in honour of St. Patrick's Day took place in the schoolroom of St. Mary's R.C. Church, Newcastle, Dr. Murray, Bishop of Maitland, in the chair. The order of the ...

    Article : 158 words
  46. TASMANIA.

    The Probate Tax Bill was taken through committee to-day and amended so as to reduce the tax on properties up to £1000 from 1d to ½d per cent., exempting the first £500. The Income Tax Bill ...

    Article : 74 words
  47. ACTION AGAINST A BANK.

    The Civil sittings of the Supreme Court commenced this morning before Mr. Justice Foster. There were 11 cases for hearing, six being against the Bank of Now South Wales, in which the ...

    Article : 81 words
  48. Advertising

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    Advertising : 9 words
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