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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) THE GRETA MINERS.

    The manager of the Greta Colliery demes the truth of the rumour which has been current that the m[?] are to get another offer from the company. He stated yesterday that he had received no instructions ...

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  3. CONTROL OF ELECTRIC LIGHTING.

    It is the intention of the Postmaster-General to submit to Parliament during the coming session a measure to control electric lighting. Mr. Wynne to-day acceded to the request of the ...

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  4. NEWS BY THE ENGLISH MAIL. NOTES FROM VARIOUS SOURCES.

    Mr.Curling Anderson, the chairman, has received the following letter from Mr.Gladstone in acknowledgment of the valedictory address presented by the City of London Liberal Association, which was ...

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  5. TELEGRAPHIC SHIPPING NEWS.

    BRISBANE.—Arrivals: May 3, Aramae (s.), from Cooktown; Barrabool(s.),from Sydney. Departures: Adonis, schooner, for Sydney. The He[?]keth (s.) passed Inskip, [?]orth; the Burwah (s.), south: the Tirus (s.) left ...

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  6. POLITICAL MEETINGS. LANG LABOUR LEAGUE.

    The Lang Division Labour Electoral League held a public meeting last evening at the Builders' Arms Hotel, Liverpool and Sussex streets. Mr.P.M. M'Dermott, president of the league, occupied the ...

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  7. INTERCOLONIAL LAWN TENNIS MATCH.

    The following team his been chosen to represent Victoria in the forthcoming lawn tennis match against New South Wales to be played in Sydney on 12th and 14th May:—T.A'Beckett, B.Green, ...

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  8. THE SIR WALTER RALEIGH CASUALTY.—IMPORTANT DECISION BY THE HOUSE OF LORDS.

    One of the most important shipping cases arising out of Australian business that have come before the House of Lords was that decided on 2Oth March in the appeal before the Lord Chancellor, Lord Watson, Lord Halsbury,and ...

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  9. THE OTTAWA CONFERENCE.

    The three gentlemen who are to represent Victoria at the Canadian Conference had an interview with the Premier to-day regarding the subjects to be discussed at the conference and the ...

    Article : 56 words
  10. JUNEE WATER SUPPLY.

    At a special meeting of the borough council, convened for the purpose, the Mayor (Mr. T. C. Humphrya) moved a resolution committing the council, on behalf of the ratepayers, to all expenses ...

    Article : 153 words
  11. LECTURES.

    Last evening a lecture was given under the auspices of the Women's Literary Society in the Broadwood Room, George-streer by Mr.Arthur Galton, M.A., his subject being "Matthew Arnold." ...

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  12. THE BELLE COLE CONCERT.

    Madame Belle Cole gave her second concert in the Town Hall to-night The wet weather interfered with the attendance, but Madame Belle Cole's singing aroused the greatest enthusiasm. ...

    Article : 229 words
  13. GLADSTONIANA.

    The Laneet announces that Mr.Gladstone has recovered his general health, although there still remains some irritation of the brouchial mucous membrane. According to the Manchester Guardian's ...

    Article : 219 words
  14. THE CO-OPERATIVE COLLIERY.

    Fresh negotiations have been entered into between Mr. Laidley, proprietor of the Co-operative Colliery, and his old workmen, but without success. An interview between the colliery manager and a ...

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  15. THE HOSPITAL SHIP FARAWAY.

    During the last few days consternation has been caused amongst some of the residents of North Sydney owing to the fact that the hospital ship Faraway is now moored in Berry's Bay. The ...

    Article : 1,092 words
  16. FLINDERS ELECTORATE.

    Last night Mr.J.A.Dobbie, B.A., labour candidate for the Fliuders electorate addressed the electors at the corner of Foveaux and Bourke streets, Surry Hills Mr.F.Bryant presided. ...

    Article : 158 words
  17. THE TOMKI AND STEAMER GREYHOUND.

    A telegram from Port Stephens, dated 10.35 a.m. yesterday. gave the steamer Greyhound as passing there, bound to Sydney. A message at 1 p.m. stated that the steamer Tomki had taken the Greyhound in tow. ...

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  18. THE NEW UTOPIA IN EAST AFRICA.

    With the recent news to hand of the New Australia settlement in Paraguay, special interest is being excited over Dr.Hertzka's Freeland Expedition. Captain Lugard, in an interview concerning ...

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  19. THE PORT LINE.

    Messrs. Gibbs.Bright, and Co. have advice of the arrival of the Port Albert at the Blaff, from Sydney, early on Wednesday morning, after a fast run of four days two hours. The steamer Port Adelaide is due here on the 20th ...

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  20. THE COOLGARDIE GOLDFIELD.

    Mr.Sylvester Brown, of Bayley's Reward Gold-mining Company, replying to an interviewer yesterday, said that, unless rain falls soon, the road to Coolgardie will be closed to all save camels. He ...

    Article : 108 words
  21. LATE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    Our correspondent advises the following by wire:—At Bluff, arrived, Wednesday,Port Albert (s.), from Sydney; at Napier. Ocean Rover, schooner, from Newcastle, From Kalpara, sailed May 3, Waitemata, for Sydney. ...

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  22. DENISON ELECTORATE.

    Mr.Henry Willie, the democratic freetrade candidate for Denison Division, held a meeting at Ambler's Ultimo Hotel, last evening. Mr. W. J. Young was chairman. The candidate was listened ...

    Article : 114 words
  23. ROUND TRIP OF THE WAROONGA.

    Captain J.B.S.Melley yesterday completed a round trip to Fremantio and back in the Waroonga. He report having left Sydney on the 7th ultimo,Melbourne the 10th ultimo.Adelaide 13th ultimo.[?]riving at Albany 11.40 p.m. ...

    Article : 268 words
  24. WILLOUGHBY ELECTORATE.

    At the meeting of the electors of the Willoughby held at the Great Northern Hotel, Chatswood, on Wednesday evening, a motion proposed by Mr. Richard Green, seconded by Mr.Thomas Moore, ...

    Article : 240 words
  25. WOOLSCOURERS' STRIKE AT BOTANY.

    Matters connected with the woolscourers' strike at Botany, remain much in the same position as previously recorded: neither master nor men seem inclined to give way. Yesterday morning six or seven ...

    Article : 50 words
  26. THE AIRLIE, FROM CHINA AND JAPAN.

    In the E.and A. Company's line the Airlie finished a round trip yesterday morning to China and Japan.She was cleared in Watson's Bay good time, and berthed at the company's wharf. To-day it is intended to despatch ...

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  27. ANARCHISM ON THE CONTINENT.

    In order to put a stop to the demonstrations which were continually being made at Ivry cemetery,the French authorities have caused to be levelled the mound of earth over the grave of Vaillant. The ...

    Article : 127 words
  28. STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY OF THE UNION.

    Mr.H.H.White, the secretary of the Wool and Leather Workers' Union, writes in reference to the strike at Botanys:— "Some time ago a notice was posted in Mesers. Elliott and Co.'s yard stating that ...

    Article : 317 words
  29. MILITARY.

    The Sydney Rifle Club did some prize shooting at Randwick on Saturday. The ranges were at 600 and 700 yards. Some good scores were made. The 1st Regiment Rifle Club had company matches, ...

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  30. NEW SCHEME FOR COMBINED MANŒUVRES.

    The Duke of Connaught is formulating a scheme (says the London correspondent of the Birmingham Post) which may have a very serious bearing on the future training of our regular and auxiliary forces. ...

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  31. RANDWICK ELECTORATE.

    Mr.George stevenson, the candidate selected by the Randwick Labour League to contest the electorate in the labour interest at the next election, addressed a meeting of the electors at the cor[?]er of ...

    Article : 399 words
  32. RETRENCHMENT IN THE RAILWAY DEPARTMENT.

    Sir,—When a business man or firm finds his or their revenue declining they set to work to find new sources from which to keep it up: and I have no doubt the Railway Commissioners wil do the same. ...

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  33. THE LOSS OF THE MORAYSHIRE.

    Captain Tulloch, of the ship British General, so well known in Sydney, on his arrival at Vaaco[?]ver, B.C..from Java, suggested that a warship be sent to search Warren Hastings Island for traces of the missing ship Morayshire. ...

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  34. MANLY SEWERAGE.

    Sir,—Messrs.Flctcher and Gundiach have given your readers pretty opposite views on this subject but I expect the great majority of Manly propertyowners are in the same position as I was—not ...

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  35. A NEW "HOLY ALLIANCE."

    The St.Petersburg correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph says:—I am credibly informed that it is practically certain a meeting between the Czar and the Emperor William will take place in the late ...

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  36. ACTION OF THE TRADES COUNCIL.

    At the weekly meeting of the Trades and Labour Council. held at the Trades' Hall last evening. Mr. H.H.White the secretary of the Wool and Leather Workers' Union. gave an outline of the causes which ...

    Article : 83 words
  37. A PERILOUS VOYAGE.

    The ship Traveller Captain Rowan, arrived in port last night from Dunkirk, in ballast. She received pratique to-day. The Captain reports a tempestuous voyage, which commenced on the day ...

    Article : 239 words
  38. WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC.

    The Norwegians are turning their attention to the Antaretic in a practical manner. The auxiliary whaler Antarctic, at Hobart, is the latest venture in the line for Southern Sea enterprise on the part of Norway owners, but ...

    Article : 275 words
  39. NEW MINING BILL.

    Sir,—Now that the revised Mining Bill is all but through the Lower Chamber to be sifted by the superior intellect of the Upper House, kindly grant me space to say a few words respecting one or two ...

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  40. THE MEETING OF THE TWO EMPERORS.

    Abbazia has been in feverish excitement on account of the arrival of the Austrian Emperor. In the[?] enthusiasm the inhabitants have been chopping down the laurel trees to adorn their houses, thus ...

    Article : 262 words
  41. PADDINGTON EIECTORATE.

    A meeting of gentlemen favourable to the election of Mr.W.C.Shipway for this electorate met at Mr.C.Patrick's rooms,Oxford-street, Paddington, on Wednesday evening. Mr.W.A.Gilder occupied ...

    Article : 141 words
  42. AMUSEMENTS. MR.JAQUES'S ORGAN RECITAL.

    Mr.H.A.Jaques gave an organ recital at the Unitarian Church, Hyde Park,last night,when there was a moderate attendance. In the course of a capital programme Mr.Jaques rendered with feeling ...

    Article : 183 words
  43. THE HOWARD SMITH LINE.

    The Peregrine sails hence to-morrow for Melbourne, and returns thence on Wednesday,sailing again for Brisbane on saturday. The Rodondo leaves Melbourne to-day for Sydney, and is due here on Sunday. The Derwent leaves ...

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  44. BALMAIN ELECTORATE.

    A well-attended meeting of the South Balmain Labour Electoral League was held last night in the Mertonville Hall. Mr. P. M'Lachlan presided. The chief business was the recent selection of Mr. ...

    Article : 139 words
  45. TO-DAY AND TO-MORROW.

    Sir,—The current idea in connection with the proposed reclamation of the head of Darling Harbour appears to be that water once desiccated (if one may use the term) can never be restored to its original ...

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  46. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN STORTING ITEMS.

    The stewards of the S.A.J.C. this afternoon inquired into the apparent contradictory form displayed by Selim in the Baker and Goodwood Hundicaps. They arrived at the following decision,— ...

    Article : 145 words
  47. THE SILK INDUSTRY.

    Many hold that there is a future for the [?]k industry in New South Wales, and so the following figures should be of interest:—In a paper recently read before the Basle Statistical and Economic ...

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  48. ENGLISH SHIPPING.

    By the mail London date 3Oth March, are advised:— Sailed: Landon for Sydney, Cimba, 28th March; for Adelaide, Myrtle Holme,902tons, 20th March; for Melbourne, Talavera, [?]659, 20th March. Sailin[?] ships loading,with ...

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  49. THE ORPHEUS CLUB.

    The Orpheus Club held a genial "smoke night" at the Royal Hotel last evening, when there was an overflowing gathering at their miscellaneous entertainment of song recitation, and sketch. Mr. E. ...

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  50. NORTH BALMAIN ELECTORATE.

    A largely-attended meeting of the friends and supporters of Mr.William H.Wilks, who is a candidate in the interest of freetrade and land reform, was held on Tuesday evening, in the Oddfellows' Hall, ...

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  51. DIRECT STEAM TO NEW GUINEA.

    Much interest was taken yesterday in connection with the projected departure of the pioneer direct steamer Kurrara for New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. It was intended by the charterer, Mr.Waterhouse, to despatch ...

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  52. BURWOOD LABOUR LEAGUE.

    At a meeting of this league, held at their rooms, Burwood-road, on Tuesday evening, Mr.G.Dalo occupied the chair. The time for receiving nominations from persons willing to contest the election in ...

    Article : 130 words
  53. AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION.

    A meeting of the members of the Association of Australians was held at No.349 Dowling-street last night. Mr.J.J.Lepherd occupied the chair. Mr. Quinlan was appointed secretary pro tem. The ...

    Article : 161 words
  54. PYRMONT BRIDGE AND DARLING HARBOUR.

    Sir.—I observe that, in his evidence before the Public Works Committee, Mr.Simpson recommends a causeway instead of a bridge. This is the very plan which I suggested in your columns more than ...

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  55. FILLIS'S CIRCUS.

    To-night the whole of the employees of Fillis's Circus will tender, as a mark of esteem, a benefit to Mr.F.E. and Madame Fillis. In addition to the ordinary circus programme, in which all the most ...

    Article : 163 words
  56. REDFERN SINGLE-TAX LEAGUE.

    A meeting of the Redforn Single-tax League was held last evening in St.Paul's Schoolroom, Redfern. The vice-president Mr. T. C. Ranshaw, occupied the chair. Mr. J. H. Cabb delivered a recitation entitled ...

    Article : 84 words
  57. CANTERBURY ELECTORATE.

    For the electorate of Canterbury Mr.Edward A. Pyman is announced as a candidate. At a meeting of his committee Alderman Bolster (Enfield) and Mr. Kenneth Mathesoa (Mayor of Enfield) were ...

    Article : 35 words
  58. TRIAL TRIP OF A NEW COASTING STEAMER.

    A delightful couple hours were yesterday afternoon spent on board the new coasting steamer Wollumbin. At the invitation of Mr.George W.Nicoll, the owner of the vessel, a party of about 50 gentlemen took a run down the ...

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  59. ANTI-HUMBUG LEAGUE.

    A meeting of the Anti-Humbug League was held last evening [?] Laichhardt. Alderman Navin was in the chair. Mr. Harry Foran addressed the meeting. Mr. A. Gardiner moved—"That this meeting ...

    Article : 173 words
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