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  2. NEW YEAR'S DAY.

    Whatever may be said as to the prospects of the year which opened yesterday, certainly nothing could have been more delightful than the weather which favoured the New Year's Day celebration. It ...

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  3. NEW YEAR HONOURS.

    In the list of New Year Honours conferred by her Majesty the Queen the following are included:- BARONETS. ...

    Article : 262 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The Standard, in a leading article this morning, alludes in terms of approval to the unanimity of the invitation from the Premiers of the Australian colonies to the ...

    Article : 110 words
  5. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    THE list of new year honours conferred by her Majesty the Queen includes a knighthood for Mr. W. P. Manning, M.L.A., Mayor of Sydney, and a companionship of the Order of St. Michael and ...

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  6. IMPERIAL OPERA HOUSE.

    "The Royal Middy" was porformed before an appreciative audience at the Imperial Opera House last night. Miss Colbourne Babor sang with much chic Fanchette's opening air, and told with a good ...

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  7. ATHOL GARDENS.

    At these favorite picnic grounds the Irish National Foresters' Benefit Society (Branch No. 1) held a fete. The boats which left Circular Quay were well patronised during the morning, and the ...

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  8. THE TIVOLI.

    There was a genuine holiday audience at the Tivoli last night, which means that the whole of the accommodation was taken up long before 8 o'clock, and the announcement of "standing room only" ...

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  9. CHOWDER BAY.

    The attendance at Chowder was good, and, on the whole, the behaviour of the visitors was commondable. Between 600 and 700 paid for admission, and disposed of themselves as their fancy directed over ...

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  10. THE CRYSTAL MAZE.

    This well-managed place of amusement, with its charming illusions and electric fountain, secured a large share of the patronage of the holiday-makers last night, who all appeared to derive mush plossure ...

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  11. CYCLORAMA.

    The business done at the Cyclorama yesterday was quits up to expectations and exceeded that of Boxing Day. The Battle of Gettysburg with its atteadant scenic effects never fails to amuse and instruct, ...

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  12. CLONTARF.

    These extensive and well-ordored picnic grounds were largely patronised. Throughout the whole day there was no sign of any disturbance. Indeed, the conduct of the visitors was exemplary. ...

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  13. THE MATABELE WAR.

    The reports to hand concerning the fate of Captain Wilson, who pursued Lobengula across the Shangani River, aro conflicting. ...

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  14. WAXWORKS.

    The waxworks in George-street, opposite the Cathedral, are always a source of amusement, capecially to the juveniles. Yeaterday was no exception to the rule. The portraits of the eminent aud ...

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  15. MANLY.

    Although large crowds were attracted to Manly yesterday, the number did not come up to the crowd of visitors on Boxing Day. It was estimated, however, that over 12,000 persons visited the marine ...

    Article : 160 words
  16. THE HOLIDAY IN COUNTRY.

    The principal attraction to-day was the Caledonian Society's sports at Elizabeth Island, which were attended by abbout 3500 people. Numerous steamers were laid on to all parts of the river, the Lower ...

    Article : 224 words
  17. TO-DAY.

    Unitarian Literary Society Lecture, Hyde Park Church, 8 p.m. Union Club Ballot at 1 p.m. Organ Recital, Town Hall, 8 p.m. ...

    Article : 124 words
  18. PUBLIC DEBATE IN THE DOMAIN.

    Yesterday afternoon the fiscal question was publicly debited in the Domain, by Messrs. S. A Rosa (freetrade) and W. Richardson (protection). Mr. Henry Norman was voted to the chair, and a crowd ...

    Article : 419 words
  19. THE BRITISH NAVY.

    The Admiralty has ordered the construction of a first-class cruiser, with a speed of 24 knots, for the Navy. ...

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  20. WATSON'S RAY.

    Notwithstanding many counter attrections, Watson's Ray always finds favour with a large number of Sydney holiday-makers. The beautiful spots to be found in that locality exercise quite a charm over ...

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  21. HIGHLAND SOCIETY'S GATHERING.

    Patron: HIs Excellency Sir R. W. Duff, P.C., G.C.M.G. President: Colonel J. H. Goodlet. Vice-presidents: Hon. W. H. Pigott, M.L.C., Hon. Dr. MacLaurin, M.L.C., Messrs. James ...

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  22. THE REVENUE OF THE UNITED KINGDOM.

    The revenue of the United Kingdom for the quarter ended 31st December amounts to £23,528,000. ...

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  23. PARRAMAITA RIVER EXCURSIONS.

    There were not so many excursionists on the Parramatta River yesterday as there were an Boxing Day. Howeever, the pleasant trip and fine scenery induced some thousands of people to fo on the river. ...

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  24. VICTORIA.

    H.M.S. Orlando, the flagship of tho Australian Squadron, arrived from Sydney to-day, in company with H.M.Ss. Katoomba, Tauranga, and Ringarooma. The squadron is on a cruise, and ...

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  25. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' SPORTS AT ESKBANK.

    The United Friendly Societies' procession and sports were hold to-day on the Eskbank Racecourse. The neither was fine and the attendance large. It was a successful day generally. The following are ...

    Article : 132 words
  26. THE COAL CRISIS.

    No settlement has been arrived at between the Wallarah miners and the management. The men brought their tools out of the mine on Saturday. The company insiste upon a reduction of 8d per ton, ...

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  27. THE UNEMPLOYED IN LONDON.

    The London unemployed intended to hold a demonstration in St. Paul's Cathedral during a watchnight service at midnight on Sunday. ...

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  28. CORREY'S GARDENS.

    As on recent holidays, Coney's Gardens at Cabarita Point, Parramatta River, provided means of recreation and enjoyment to large numbers of pleasure-seekers yesterday. It was estimated that ...

    Article : 113 words
  29. NEW YEAR'S DAY IN MELBOURNE.

    Perfect weather rendered the New Year's Day holiday most enjoyable for pleasure seekers. The intercolonial cricket match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground was largely patronised, and ...

    Article : 91 words
  30. SPORTS AT BOWRAL.

    The chief event here to-day was the sports meeting on the Athletic Ground, held before a large number of peiople from all parts of the district. The results were:— ...

    Article : 146 words
  31. DOMAIN AND PA[?]

    A good proportion of the pleasure-seekers chose to quietly pass yesterday's holiday in the many picturesque public reserves. The Domain presented a lively appearance during the day, the attendance in ...

    Article : 129 words
  32. BONDI AQUARIUM.

    Mr. Alfred Wyburd had every reason to be satisfied with the success of his series of entertainments at the bondi Aquarium yesterday. From 10 o'clock in the morning until 10 at night there was a continuous ...

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  33. THE NATIVE OUTBREAK IN WEST AFRICA.

    In consequence of the native outbreak in the German protectorate of Cameroons, West Africa, the German cruiser Princess Wilhelm has been ordered there. ...

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  34. THE PEARLSHELL FISHERIES.

    Stringent measures have been taken by the Government of Netherlands-India to prevent fishing for pearlsholls, mother-of-poarl, and trepang in its territorial waters by persons not ...

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  35. THE RIOTS IN SICILY.

    Renewed rioting has taken place at Trapani, in Sicily. The mob burned down the offices of the tax-colletors and released the prisoners who were concerned ...

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  36. BAILWAY TRAFFIC.

    The returns of yesterday's railway traffic show that while the actual number of passengers was creator than on the same day of l893, the receipts were less. This diminution of the latter is ...

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  37. ALBURY BICYCLE CLUB.

    The annual meeting of the Albury Bicycle Club wsa held on the show ground to-day. The following are the results:- Maiden Race, 1 mile.—T. D. Scott Melbourne, ...

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  38. COOGEE PALACE AQUARIUM.

    The charming marine suburb of Coogee was en fete yesterday. Thousands of visitors flocked thither, and throughout the day the locality was a scene of animation, teo hille and ...

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  39. MURDER AT MONTE CARL[?]

    An Englishman named Allender has been murdered and robbed in the hills at Monte Carlo. ...

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  40. TRAMWAY TRAFFIC.

    The tramway traffic was fairly good. The incoming trams did not load up to early as they did on Boxing Day, and it was 10.30 a.m. before they were very largely utilised. The number of passengers ...

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  41. INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET MATCH.

    The eighteenth intercolonial cricket match between Victoria and South Australia was commenced to-day, in lovely weather, on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The South Australians, having ...

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  42. STOCKTON REGATTA.

    The Stockton regatta to-day was very successful. There was a large attendance on the flagship, the Minion [?]ghs. The following are the results of the principal races:— ...

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  43. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted at 2s 7½4 per ounce standard. ...

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  44. QUEENSLAND.

    To-day was observed in the usual manner as a close holiday. The day whs principally dovoted to excursions, either by steamer to the bay or by rail or otherwise to the various seaside resorts. ...

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  45. NORTH SYDNEY.

    At North Sydney proper there was not much apparent sign of holiday-making, but at Balmoral Beach, as on Boxing Day, there were crowds, while all the camping spots in Middle Harbour were taken ...

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  46. SWIMMING CARNIVAL AT KIAMA.

    The principal attraction to-day was the swimming carnival in connection with the opening of the public swimming baths near the Blowhole. The opening ceremony was performed by the Mayor of Kilima at ...

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  47. BOTANY.

    Sir Joseph Banks Grounds at Botany Attracted large numbers of people yesterday, especially in the afternoon. The chief diversion was the dancing in the pavilion, which was kept [?] with more or less ...

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  48. TASMANIA.

    The export of ore from the Zeehan railway station for December was:—Silver lead, 1651 tons, tin, 10 tons; gold, 651oz.; nickel, 20 tons. For the year the returns were—Silver lead, dry ...

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  49. HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE.

    The afternoon performance at Her Majesty's Theatre was a complete success, and in the evening the great playhouse was densely crowded in every part alike. "Jack the Giant Killer," in addition to the ...

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  50. ZOOLOGICAL GARDENS.

    The Zoological Gardens, at Moore Park, proved an attractive resort to a considerable number of families who preferred to spend the day, or a portion of it, in a quiet manner. ...

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  51. DREADFUL FATALITY AT BULIMBA.

    A dreadful fatality, resulting in the death of two little children, occurred last night at Bulimba, one of tho suburbs of Brisbane. A labouring man named Hughes and his wife went out in the ...

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  52. LYCEUM THEATRE.

    The lyceum Theatre was crowded last night, and there was moreover a capital attendance at the matince which signalised the New Year a afternoon. In the Rainbow Ballot the magie lautern effect, by ...

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  53. ARRIVAL OF THE R.M.S. VALETTA AT ALBANY.

    The R.M.S. Valetta, R. F. Briscoe, commander, arrived from Colombo at 4.30 p.m. The following are the passengers:— ...

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  54. SPORTS AT MOSS VALE.

    The annual sports of the Protestant Alliance were well attended, and a pleasant day was spent. The following are the results of the chief events:- Protestant Al[?]ance Handicap, 3[?] yards.—First heat: ...

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  55. PEARL BAY.—SALVATION ARMY EXCUR SION.

    The Salvation Army held its New Year's Day excursion at Pearl Bay, and the steamer living the conspicuous flag of that body was largely patro[?]ised. The rup to the hay in itself affords considersble ...

    Article : 151 words
  56. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    A shocking case of suicide has occurred in the city. A young man of good family named Reginald Hill, employed as an accountant to the Canning Timber Company, out his throat with a ...

    Article : 82 words
  57. CRITERION THEATRE.

    "Charley's Aunt" has completely seized the popular fancy, and a great run evidently lies before Mr. Brandon Thomas's comedy at the Criterion Theatre. The interest of the earlier scenes, showing ...

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  58. FATAL FIRE AT BROKEN HILL.

    A four-roomed house in Crystal-street was burned down to-night. Two children named Davey were burned to death. ...

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  59. HARBOUR EXCUR[?]S.

    From an early hour yesterd[?] ing up to 3 o'clock or thereabouts, the var[?] oaches to the steamers at Cir[?] gave unmistable evid[?] —cursions were ...

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  60. THEATRE ROYAL.

    At the Theatre Royal a large holiday audience witnessed the performance of "The Babes, or Whines from the Wood," in which Mr. Gourlay, as the eldest of the Babes, sings several clever songs i[?] ...

    Article : 117 words
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