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  2. NEWS SUMMARY FOR EUROPE, PER ORIENT COMPANY'S R.M.S. ORIENT.

    The revised financial Estimates have been the cause of some curious moves on the part of the members of the Government, who, although protesting a determination to ...

    Article : 281 words
  3. PROPOSED NEW MAIL SERVICE.

    Last week there was published in the Herald a letter from Mr. James Huddart, of Messrs. Huddart, Parker, and Co., to the Premier, with regard to a proposed mail service ...

    Article : 748 words
  4. NEW SOUTH WALES FLOODS RELIEF FUND.

    The secretary to the New South Wales Floods Relief Committee reports that 4000 subscription lists have been issued from the central office at the Town Hall. These have been distributed to all ...

    Article : 174 words
  5. THE TURF.

    The autumn campaign of the Australian Jockey Club, successfully opened on the 1st, was continued on the 3rd and 6th, and brought to a satisfactory conclusion on the 8th instant. Though the ...

    Article : 966 words
  6. SYDNEY UNIVERSITY.

    The forty-second annual commemoration of the University of Sydney was held on Saturday week, and, the behaviour of the students being most exemplary, proved to be one of the ...

    Article : 160 words
  7. VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE COUNCIL.

    After prolonged hesitation, the Government has filled the position of Vice-President of the Executive Council, the choice having fallen upon the Hon. Dr. MacLaurin, M.L.C., in place of Sir Julian ...

    Article : 146 words
  8. THE JENOLAN CAVES.

    A report has been sent to the Minister for Mines by Mr. W. S. Le[?]gh, Superintendent of Caves, upon the discoveries at Jenolan by Mr. J. Wilson in February last. Although the new cave ...

    Article : 181 words
  9. MONETARY AND COMMERCIAL.

    The stoppage of the Commercial Bank of Australia and the English, Scottish, and Australian Chartered Bank within the past fortnight has produced some disturbance. The banks have only ...

    Article : 2,276 words
  10. MR BARTON IN DEFENCE.

    Mr. Barton, the Attorney-General, recently journeyed to Narrabri, the political purpose of the visit being to deliver a speech in defence of the Government. The arrival of Mr. Barton ...

    Article : 102 words
  11. INTERCOLONIAL AND GENERAL NEWS.

    The Rev. C. Nulty, S.J., has been appointed rector of St. Aloysius College, the Jesuit day school in Sydney. For the quarter ended the 31st March there ...

    Article : 1,358 words
  12. THE UNEMPLOYED.

    The Labour Bureau has n[?]w been in existence for 15 months. Twelve months age there were between 12,000 and 13,000 unemployed registered there; now it is estimated that the unemployed ...

    Article : 234 words
  13. FUNDED STOCK.

    The Colonial Treasurer says that the funded stock is being taken up almost daily in small amounts. A few days ago the sum of £60,000 was received, but, as the ...

    Article : 248 words
  14. MINING.

    The mine market has shown but little improvement During the fortnight business in Sydney has been almost exclusively confined to Broken Hill Proprietary and Block 10 companies, gold ...

    Article : 681 words
  15. RAILWAY RETURNS.

    The railway earnings for the past quarter show a decrease as compared with last year of about £32,000. Part of this decrease is due to the interruption of traffic on the Northern ...

    Article : 331 words
  16. THE IMPRISONED STRIKE LEADERS.

    A letter has been received from the Undersecretary for Justice by Mrs. Willis and Mrs. Melville in reference to the petition signed by them and other women of New South Wales, ...

    Article : 126 words
  17. MINING ON PRIVATE PROPERTY BILL.

    The rejection of the above bill by the Legislative Council has provoked discussion among the mining section of the community. The Hillgrove Progress Committee has forwarded a ...

    Article : 178 words
  18. THE BABY-FARMING CASE.

    The consideration of the sentences passed upon John and Sarah Makin, for child murder, has been dealt with by the Executive Council. It was finally decided that in the case of the ...

    Article : 231 words
  19. LAWN TENNIS.

    The final match for the captaincy of the Sydney Club was played on the Association Ground on the 8th April between Messrs. Webb and Tiley. The former has been captain for the last five years, ...

    Article : 193 words
  20. NORTH SHORE RAILWAY EXTENSION.

    The opening of the North Shore Railway was the subject of a question asked by Mr. Cullen in the Legislative Assembly the other night. The Ministor for Works, in reply to Mr. ...

    Article : 127 words
  21. SOCIAL.

    The Lieutenant-Governor, Sir Frederick Darlay, in the discharge of his vice-regal functions, has given a dinner in Government House. Lady Darley has held a reception and has given a ...

    Article : 109 words
  22. THE MURDER OF A CHINAMAN.

    The trial of Alfred Pullen, charged with the murder of Ah Bun, a Chinaman, was proceeded with in the Central Criminal Court before Mr. Justice Manning and a jury of 12. ...

    Article : 98 words
  23. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 174 words
  24. THE QUEENSLAND FLOOD RELIEF FUND.

    The Mayor of Sydney has received the following letter from the committee of the Central Flood Relief Fund of Queensland:—"Dear Sir,—The munificent response to the needs of our flood[?] ...

    Article : 346 words
  25. DEPARTURE OF CARDINAL MORAN.

    Cardinal Moran left for Europe in the R.M.S. Orient last Saturday week. The Cardinal goes to join in the celebration of the episcopal jubilee of Pope Leo XIII. The Cardinal before ...

    Article : 334 words
  26. THE FATAL GLOVE FIGHTS.

    The men charged with participation in the glove contests in which two men lost their lives have been placed on their trial. William Edward Savage, James Kennedy, William Grover, Samuel ...

    Article : 322 words
  27. THE WOOL TRADE.

    Since our last summary a fair trade has been doing both privately and by auction in this staple commodity. The cabled intelligence that an advance of from [?]d to [?]d per lb. had been established ...

    Article : 855 words
  28. NEWS FROM THE ISLANDS.

    On her last trip from Samoa the Lubeck brought news from Apia which is not so reasuring as could be wished. There is still the old trouble between the ruling monarch ...

    Article : 756 words
  29. SHIPPING.

    Eden Ho[?]me, barque, 794 tons, Captain J. H. Randall, from Adelaide 24th March, in ballast, to load for Valparaiso. Passenger—Mr. Mitchell. Gilchrist, Watt, and Co., agents. ...

    Article : 863 words
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