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  2. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) REPORT OF THE SECRETARY FOR MINES.

    The Secretary for Mines issued his report for 1893 to-day. It states that the yield of gold last year was 671,126oz., being 16,670oz. in excess of the yield in 1892, and the largest of any year ...

    Article : 140 words
  3. THE BARRABA TRAGEDY.

    The two men Cummins and Lee were again brought before the Court this morning. The Bench consisted of Messrs. Corbett Lawson, P.M., James Booth, J.P., and S.J. Lillis, J.P. The following ...

    Article : 1,681 words
  4. AFFAIRS IN SAMOA. VIEWS OF TRADERS.

    The proposal of New Zealand to take over the control of Samoa is a good deal debated here among firms doing business with the Navigator Group. A New Zealand tariff, for example, it is contended, if ...

    Article : 226 words
  5. WOOLWORKERS" STRIKE AT BOTANY. THE MEN OUT.

    The absorbing topic of those connected with the wool and leather trade yesterday was the strike at Messrs. Elliott and Co.'s Woolscouring Works, Botany. The deputation appointed at the meeting of the men ...

    Article : 93 words
  6. ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION.

    A largely-attended meeting of the Economic Association was held at No. 122 Pitt-street last evening. The president (Mr. W. M'Millan, M.L.A.) occupied the chair, and there were also present—Mr. Arthur ...

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  7. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURF.

    Pony and galloway racing will he the attraction at Canterbury Park to-day, and the programme for the occasion is an interesting one. Special trains starting from Redfern at 12.48 and 1.3 p.m. supplement the ...

    Article : 362 words
  8. SHIPPING REPORTS.

    CUSTOM-HOUSE.—Entered Outward May 1, Burrumbook (s.), 2420 tons, Captain A. H. Thorpe, for Melbourne via Newcastle. Captain G. Walker reports that the steamer Allowrie left ...

    Article : 467 words
  9. THE GRAZIERS' MEAT EXPORTING COMPANY.

    Sir,—The important meeting of the Graziers' Meat Exporting Company, with its more important possibilities, held the other day in the Wool Exchange, is one in whose objects every individual in ...

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  10. INTERVIEW WITH MR. ELLIOTT.

    Mr. Elliott, on being interviewed yesterday afternoon, said he had really nothing to say on the matter. He did not consider it a strike. Last year he paid about £850 per week in wages, and shipped ...

    Article : 278 words
  11. CHARGE OF CONSPIRACY TO DEFRAUD.

    The trial of William George Black, Rowin Hamilton Thompson, and George Crouch Smith on a charge of having conspired to defraud John Olding Cummins and the English, Scottish, and ...

    Article : 98 words
  12. VIEWS OF THE REV. DR. BROWN.

    Yesterday a representative of the Herald had an interview with the Rev. Dr. Brown, general secretary of Wesleyan Foreign Missions, in reference to affairs in Samoa. Dr. Brown's attention was ...

    Article : 524 words
  13. BAD WEATHER OFF THE CALIFORNIAN COAST.— AN IRON BARQUE CAPSIZED.

    The R.M.S. Mariposa brought on Monday from San Francisco the particulars of an unusual accident that happened to the Liverpool-owned iron barque Archer in a passage from Victoria, British Columbia, for Portland ...

    Article : 707 words
  14. VICTORIAN COAL.

    A deputation from the Williamstown and Newport Coal Proprietary Company asked the Premier to-day for monetary assistance in sinking a shaft to a seam of coal discovered at a depth of 200ft. ...

    Article : 79 words
  15. STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY OF THE WOOL AND LEATHER WORKERS' UNION.

    Mr. H. H White, secretary of the union, upon being interviewed, made the following statement:— Previous to the formation of the present union the working hours were 10 per day. Owing to the ...

    Article : 408 words
  16. LILLIE BRIDGE RACES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 174 words
  17. SHOCKING CASE OF DESTITUTION.

    At an inquest on the body of a child found lying dead beside its mother in the Woman's Hospital on the 22nd April, the evidence showed that the cause of death was violent ...

    Article : 131 words
  18. LIVERPOOL RACING CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 470 words
  19. QUEENSLAND. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) MINISTERS IN THE NORTH.

    The Ministers to-day visited the harbour, the Ross River Meatworks, and the Grammar and State Schools, also the Content School. In the evening they attended a banquet given in their honour ...

    Article : 375 words
  20. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—Having recently returned from Samoa, I was much amused on reading in your issue of 30th April "The Views of a Resident," obviously a German resident. From there views a stranger would come ...

    Article : 204 words
  21. POLITICAL MEETINGS. MR. J. S. HAWTHORNE AT LILYFIELD.

    A largely-attended meeting of the electors of Leichhardt took place from Mr. Whecler's balcony, Lamb-street, Lilyfield, last night. Mr. George Kidson (Amalgamated Society of Engineers) ...

    Article : 217 words
  22. THE MAIL STEAMERS.

    The R.M.S. Orotata yesterday landed the English mails at Adelaide, and they are due here to-morrow. The ship will reach Sydney probably on Saturday. The departure of the R.M.S. Ormuz for London, from ...

    Article : 48 words
  23. KENSINGTON RACING CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 238 words
  24. THE KURRARA FOR NEW GUINEA.

    It is intended to despatch the steamer Kurrara to-morrow morning for New Guinea for cargo of copra. The following passengers have booked by the vessel:—The Rev. A, Fletcher, Mr. G. J. Waterhouse, Miss Speers, Captain ...

    Article : 46 words
  25. CALIFORNIAN SHIPPING.

    The Genista, from Newcastle, and the Wasdale, from Sydney, were the only ships from Australia in port at San Francisco when the Mariposa left there on 5th April. The position relatively of tonnage is as follows:—In port at San ...

    Article : 126 words
  26. AMUSEMENTS. HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE.

    The last three nights of "Lights o "London" are announced at Her Majesty's Theatre, where the wintry scene of the Regent's Canal by night, spanned by the bridge from which Harold Armytage ...

    Article : 92 words
  27. WOOLLAHRA ELECTORATE.

    The supporters of Mr. J. C. Neild, M.L.A, mustered at the Double Bay Hotel last evening. Mr. H. Smith was in the chair. The candidate in an address dealt principally with the subject of capital ...

    Article : 60 words
  28. HOMEWARD LOADING.

    To-day will, it is expected, see the heels of the clipper Pericles, bound to London, and despatched by Messrs. Dalgety and Company. She may be followed by another ship now in port, but taking the firm's sailing business ...

    Article : 130 words
  29. LYCEUM THEATRE.

    The closing nights of "The Second Mrs. Tanqueray" are drawing larger audiences to the Lyceum Theatre. By the brightness of her comedy acting Mrs. Brough relieves the sombre ...

    Article : 52 words
  30. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) QUEENSLAND TURF CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 287 words
  31. ANTI-HUMBUG LEAGUE.

    A meeting of the Anti-Humbug League was held from the balcony of 6 Grosvenor-street last night. Mr. Harry Foran addressed the meeting. He advocated the establishing of native industries, and admired the ...

    Article : 58 words
  32. THEATRE ROYAL.

    "Judge Not" was witnessed by a large popular audience at the Theatre Royal last night. The play has many strong situations and some droll ones, and in both the Holloway Dramatic Company succeed in ...

    Article : 77 words
  33. THE MANIFESTO OF THE LABOUR PARTY.

    The following letter has been addressed by the Trades and Labour Council to the Parliamentary labour party in regard to the efforts of that body to effect a reconciliation between the labour party and ...

    Article : 351 words
  34. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) THE PREMIER'S CANDIDATURE FOR TAMWORTH.

    A well-attended public meeting was held at the Mechanics' Institute to-night, when strong and influential general and executive committees were formed to promote Sir George Dibbs's return as ...

    Article : 69 words
  35. FILLIS'S CIRCUS.

    The usual matinee performance at Fillia's Circus will be given to-day at 3 p.m., when the full programme will be produced. On Friday it is proposed to give a grand complimentary benefit to Mr. F. E. ...

    Article : 55 words
  36. LABOUR DAY IN BRISBANE.

    Labour Day was celebrated to-day as a general holiday. It was originally observed during March, but this year the date was altered to the 1st May. The weather was gloriously fine, with a cool ...

    Article : 130 words
  37. ST. VINCENT[?]TE PAUL CONCERT.

    Mr. J. A. Delany has already commenced rehearsing his newly-formed cheir for Gounod's "Messe Solennelle," which will be the chief attraction of the August concert in aid of the St. Vincent ...

    Article : 126 words
  38. THE PARLIAMENTARY LABOUR PARTY.

    A public meeting was held in the Town Hall to-night under the auspices of the Parliamentary labour party. There was a large attendance, and Alderman Miller presided Addresses were delivered ...

    Article : 391 words
  39. THE ADELAIDE CUP MEETING.

    The Adelaide Cup betting to-night was very limited and the previous night's quotations remained unaltered. Mostyn and Port Admiral dispute favouritism at 5 to 1, while Quality is quoted at ...

    Article : 45 words
  40. A CYCLING RECORD LOWERED.

    J. Dunbier has lowered the 25-miles cycling record for second-class riders to 1 hour 23½ minutes. ...

    Article : 22 words
  41. MADAME LUCIEN HENRY'S LECTURE.

    Madame Lucien Henry, whose reunions litteratres have proved so successful, notifies in another column that she will deliver a public lecture (in French) upon the life and works of Jean Francois Millet. ...

    Article : 59 words
  42. ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION.

    Arbor Day was celebrated at the various schools throughout the colony to-day, and a large number of trees, supplied by the Agricultural Department, were planted. ...

    Article : 33 words
  43. CRICKET.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 230 words
  44. BENEFIT ENTERTAINMENT AT PADDINGTON.

    A benefit entertainment was given to Mrs. Shortell, mother of the late M. Shortell, an employee of the Sydney Tramway and Omnibus Company. The entertainment took place in the Paddington Town ...

    Article : 213 words
  45. MURDEROUS ATTACK ON A WOMAN.

    A woman named Mary Burke, a servant at a boarding-house, was attacked early this morning by Patrick Welsh, who had been paying his attentions to her. She was caught by ...

    Article : 138 words
  46. THE FROZEN MEAT INDUSTRY.

    Sir,—My excuse for addressing you is the urgency of the situation and the necessity for prompt and comprehensive measures to relieve the pressure under which the pastoral community is at present ...

    Article : 371 words
  47. RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS.

    The report of the Railway Commissioners for the quarter ended 31st March last was laid upon the table of the Legislative Assembly last night. Regarding the railways, it was stated that the traffic for ...

    Article : 314 words
  48. MILITARY INTELLIGENCE.

    Major-General Hutton will inspect No. 2 Company, 2nd Garrison Division Artillery, at South Head this morning. Leave of absence for a month has been granted to ...

    Article : 112 words
  49. MEAT-FREEZING WORKS ON THE NORMAN RIVER.

    Baynes Bros., representing the Graziers' Butchering Company, at a meeting of pastoralists held last night definitely informed them that they would start meat-freezing works on the Norman ...

    Article : 58 words
  50. THE RAILWAY COLLISION AT LAKE BATHURST.

    Further particulars regarding the railway collision at Lake Bathurst late on Saturday night between the mail train and a cattle train show that the escape from a very serious accident was very narrow. Both ...

    Article : 177 words
  51. PALACE EMPORIUM PROVIDENT SOCIETY.

    The fourth annual meeting of members of the Palace Emporium Provident Society was held in the Temperance Hall. Pitt-street, on Monday. There was a large attendance of members. The president, ...

    Article : 182 words
  52. FOOTBALL.

    A meeting of Second Junior delegates is advertised to be held at Guilder's Cafe on Saturday night, to appoint a selection committee for the team to visit Bathurst on the 24th instant. ...

    Article : 248 words
  53. Advertising

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    Advertising : 94 words
  54. SHOCKING DEATH.

    A sad accident, which terminated fatally, occurred at Guyong yesterday to a son of Mr. George May, an old resident of this district. The boy, who was 12 years old, was holding a horse with a piece of rope ...

    Article : 94 words
  55. SYDNEY RIFLE CLUB.

    The first competition for special prizes offered by the above club was held at Randwick Rifle Range on Saturday last. The light and smoke were against good shooting at the long ranges. The ...

    Article : 95 words
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