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  2. COUNTRY NEWS.

    A luminous body appeared in the eastern sky this morning at 3.30 o'clock. It was of remarkable brilliancy. When first observed it was cr[?]cent[?]haped, much like an early moon, and after ...

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  3. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The new Ministry in Italy formed by Signor Zanardelli, the leader of the Opposition in the Chamber of Deputies, has not inspired confidence. ...

    Article : 60 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES.

    A sheriffs officer, while executing a distress-warrant at a house at Hampstead, discovered a box of dynamite, with a fuse attached. The tenant, a man named ...

    Article : 102 words
  5. CHURCH HOME.

    A bazaar in aid of the funds of the Church Home, Norfolk-street. Paddington, was opened yesterday afternoon. The Rev. D Laseron was in the chair. The Rev. John W. Gillett opened with prayer. The ...

    Article : 203 words
  6. IN PARLIAMENT.

    The Legislative Council sat for several hours yesterday, and as soon as the House assembled the President announced the receipt of messages intimating that his Excellency the Governor had ...

    Article : 1,698 words
  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    FURTHER advices from South Africa state that Lobongule has asked Major Goold Adams to stop the advance of the column uuder the command of Major Forbes, in order to enable him to return to ...

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  8. POLITICAL ADDRESS.

    Mr. J. J. Miller, Mayor of Cootamundra, who is a candidate for the new Lachlan Electorate at the coming election, addressed a large meeting at Hillston last night. The Mayor of Hillston occupied the ...

    Article : 243 words
  9. VICTORIA.

    Mr. Robert Reid, Minister of Defence, has accepted the commission entrusted to him by the Cabinet of visiting London, Canada, and the United States. It is probable that he will leave ...

    Article : 326 words
  10. THE BURWOOD ELECTORATE.

    The proceedings at the meeting held in the Anglican School Hall, Concord, last night, in support of Mr. W. M'Millan'a candidature, were of a disorderly character. Among the audience were prominent ...

    Article : 768 words
  11. POLITICS IN FRANCE.

    M. Charles Dupuy, ex-Premier of France, hae been elected President of the Chamber of Deputies, in succession to M. Casimir Perier, the head of the new ...

    Article : 41 words
  12. FENIANISM IN DUBLIN.

    The authorities in Dublin have instituted a private inquiry into the alleged Fenian plot lately brought to light in that city, and as to the discovery of explosives ...

    Article : 60 words
  13. THE SITUATION IN SIAM.

    The Paris newspapers are dissatisfied with the neutral zone established in Siam to act as a buffer State between English and French interests. They complain that ...

    Article : 45 words
  14. NEWCASTLE QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The following cases were disposed of at the Newcastle Quarter sessions to-day, before Judge Backhouse:—Heiken Gibson, larceny at a bailee, found guilty of the charges, three years on the first charge ...

    Article : 146 words
  15. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    To-day's price of bar silver is 2s 8 1-16d per ounce standard. ...

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  16. THE MATABELE WAR.

    Further advices to hand from South Africa state that Lobengula has asked Major Goold Adams to stop the advance of the column under the command of ...

    Article : 53 words
  17. QUEENSLAND.

    A telegram from Barcaldine states that the Pastoralists' Association meeting is to be held at Longreach to-day, when it is expected that a proposal to reduce the wages of hand shearers to ...

    Article : 178 words
  18. FATAL GUN ACCIDENT.

    A young man named Robert Deal, son of Jacob Deal, accidentally shot himself on Monday last. Instantaneous death ensued. He was getting through a fence, and by some meant pulled the ...

    Article : 42 words
  19. THE MERCANTILE BANK CASE.

    Copies of the depositions in the Mercantile Bank case in which Sir Matthew Davies, T. B. Muntz, and Frederick Millidge have been committed for trial have not yet been forwarded to the Crown ...

    Article : 94 words
  20. ALBION PARK, WEDNESDAY.

    The Wednesday half-holiday system was inaugurated to-day by the local storekeepers. The Farmers' and Dairymen's Milk Company, with their vendors and suppliers, held their annual ...

    Article : 358 words
  21. THE COLLIERS' STRIKE IN SCOTLAND.

    The Scotch coalmines who struck work for an advance in wages have asked Mr. Gladstone to intervene on their behalf in the dispute with the masters. ...

    Article : 39 words
  22. ALLEGED MISAPPROPRIATION OF FUNDS.

    Joseph Johnson, late manager of the Melbourne Permanent Building Society, aged 68, was arrested to-day, charged with the misappropriation of three sums of money, totalling £5800, in August, ...

    Article : 258 words
  23. THE EIGHT HOURS QUESTION.

    Mr. Gladstone has declined to sanction a temporary reduction of the hours of labour in the Government departments to eight hours per day, as a means of ...

    Article : 55 words
  24. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    An extraordinary proceeding by the AttorneyGeneral came before the attention of Mr. Justice Bundey at the Criminal Court to-day. Messrs. Symon, Q.C., and J. R. Baker appeared on behalf ...

    Article : 199 words
  25. TO-DAY.

    Sydney Amateur Orchestral Society's Concert, Town Hall. Sale of Work in aid of the Woolloomooloo Presbyterian Church, Hall of the Blind Institute. ...

    Article : 154 words
  26. COLONIAL GOVERNMENT STOCKS.

    Scrip of the last New South Wales loan is quoted at a premium of 6, and Victorian scrip at a premium of 5?. ...

    Article : 32 words
  27. BALMAIN MUNICIPAL DIFFICULTY.

    What proved to be one of the most discreditable meetings ever held in Balmain concluded yesterday morning. On Tuesday night, whon the Balmain Borough Council met to transact business, Alderman ...

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  28. MADAME MELBA IN NEW YORK.

    Madame Melba has made her debut in New York in "Lucia di Lammermoor." She achieved a great triumph. ...

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  29. CHURCH BAZAARS.

    A united circuit bazaar, to last for four days, was opened yesterday afternoon in the Wesleyan School Hall, Waverley. At the opening ceremony the Rev. Charles Stead, senior minister of the congregation ...

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  30. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Victorian Minister for Lands has been inspecting the village settlement in Canterbury. The committee of the Wellington branch of the New Zealand Medical Association reports that in ...

    Article : 78 words
  31. A NEW SOUTH WALES CAVALRY OFFICER.

    Warrant-officer Thompson, of the New South Wales Cavalry, who is undergoing a course of military training in England, has obtained honours in the examinations ...

    Article : 41 words
  32. REPORT OF THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS.

    The Railway Commissioners report for the year ended 30th June was laid before Parliament today. The revenue had decreased by £200,000 as compared with the previous year, and the ...

    Article : 372 words
  33. THE WEATHER.

    Yesterday was the hottest day of the present year by five degrees. Last January, the Observatory records show, a day with a maximum shade temperature of 88·2. This was the highest in 1893 up ...

    Article : 428 words
  34. SOUTH AFRICAN CRICKETERS.

    A team of South African cricketers will visit England in 1894. ...

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  35. AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS.

    By ten votes to nine the Legislative Council decided that the Taxation Bill should be read the second time three months hence. The Workmen's Liens Bill was taken through committee. ...

    Article : 445 words
  36. THE LATE PROFESSOR TYNDALL.

    It has transpired that Professor Tyndall, F.R.S., died from the effects of an overdose of chloral. ...

    Article : 25 words
  37. TESTS WITH VICTORIAN BUTTER.

    The War Office authorities are arranging with the chief military hospitals in Great Britain to test. Victorian tinned butter for use in the hospitals. The ...

    Article : 71 words
  38. THE INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH.

    The selection committee has chosen the following to play against New South Wales next week:—Lyons, G. and W. Giffen, W. Redman, F. Jarvis, Jones, Blinman, Noel, M'Kenzie, ...

    Article : 44 words
  39. COLONIAL APPLES IN LONDON.

    The supply of American and Canadian apples for the British markets this season is virtually nil. In consequence of this fact the prospects of the market for ...

    Article : 41 words
  40. THE HEAT IN THE COUNTRY.

    The weather to-day was exceedingly hot. The thermometer registered 97[?] in the shade. COOLAMON, WEDNESDAY. Bush fires are raging all round. The country for ...

    Article : 195 words
  41. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Fifty-one thousand sheep and 3500 large stock have crossed within the past fortnight, of which 34,000 sheep and 1000 cattle were for the meat works. ...

    Article : 139 words
  42. THE FLOODS IN NEW ZEALAND.

    The floods in the Hawke's Bay district have now subsided. Although the loss cannot yet be estimated, it is known to be ruinous in many cases. ...

    Article : 39 words
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