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  2. VICTORIA.

    The case for the Crown in the Mercantile Bank prosecution was closed this afternoon, having occupied 22 sitting days of the police court After a week's adjournment the case for ...

    Article : 289 words
  3. SPECIAL CABLES.

    There has been a drought in England. It has already lasted over six weeks, causing much inconvenience and alarm. Owing to the drought in Hungary, a ...

    Article : 63 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES.

    A Socialist rioter arrested at Jolimont, in Belgium, was found to be in possession of 17 dynamite cartridges. APRIL 19. ...

    Article : 108 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The Treasury has consented to pay an additional 15 centimes per lb. upon the carriage of mails from New Zealand via San Francisco, equivalent to a sum of ...

    Article : 46 words
  6. IN PARLIAMENT.

    THE sitting of the Legislative Council, which commenced at half-past 4 o'clock yesterday, was a protracted one, lasting until after midnight Members concentrated their attention upon ...

    Article : 5,375 words
  7. VICTORIAN CREDIT.

    In the city the opinion is increasing that it is advisable that the Victorian Government should take power to extend its 5 per cent, stock for some years, and also ...

    Article : 57 words
  8. INFLUENZA IN PARIS.

    Influenza is on the increase in Paris. ...

    Article : 13 words
  9. BILLIARDS.

    A match at billiards between John Roberts, jun., and C. Dawson, spotstroke barred, 24,000 up, has been won by Dawson by 2000 points, he having ...

    Article : 35 words
  10. AUSTRALIAN BANKS.

    The Times says that there is now less alarm with regard to the position of affairs in connection with Australian banks. The scheme for the reconstruction of ...

    Article : 114 words
  11. MANHOOD SUFFRAGE AND PLURAL VOTING.

    The Belgian Chamber of Deputies has, by 119 against 14 votes, approved of a proposal to confer plural votes on persons taxed for property, as a counterpoise to ...

    Article : 83 words
  12. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Telegrams have boen received from the Midland Railway Company denying the statement made in recent cablegrams from London, to the effect that the directors were purposely delaying the acceptance ...

    Article : 81 words
  13. QUEENSLAND.

    The Colonial Secretary has received from the Associated Workers' Political Organisation at Rockhampton a petition in favour of the release of the Union prisoners. Mr. Tozer replied that ...

    Article : 197 words
  14. THE ALBERT PARK MYSTERY.

    John Alexander Manton was placed on trial this morning, before Mr. Justice Williams, on a charge of the wilful murder of his wife by drowning her in Albert Park Lake on the night of 6th ...

    Article : 123 words
  15. THE MARITIME DIFFICULTY.

    The Shipping Federation, which is the shipmasters' combination, declines to be a party to the parleyings begun by Mr. Charles H. Wilson, M.P., with the Right ...

    Article : 137 words
  16. MINISTERS AND PARLIAMENT.

    It is not improbable that the present session of Parliament will shortly be brought to a close Members have now been in attendance at Parliament House for eight months, and are becoming weary of their ...

    Article : 571 words
  17. IMPERIAL FEDERATION.

    Mr. W. B. Porceval, Agent-General for New Zealand, will read a paper before the Society of Arts on the 16th instant on the subject of Imperial Federation. ...

    Article : 39 words
  18. CHARGE AGAINST THE MASTER OF THE FLINDERS.

    A marine court of inquiry was held to day into the charge of misconduct preferred against Captain James Bently, master of the steamship Flinders, that on the 8th April ho carelessly ...

    Article : 112 words
  19. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The polling took place to-day for the electoral districts of Flinders, Frome, and Newcastle. The scrutiny is far from complete, but at present the old members for Frome (Messrs. Giles and ...

    Article : 61 words
  20. THE IMPERIAL INSTITUTE.

    Mr. Valentine, a leading importer of colonial produce, has advised the New South Wales Government to open a working model of a meat and butter ...

    Article : 61 words
  21. A STRANGE DEATH.

    The circumstances of the strange cleatu of the woman Mary Agnes Lapish, whoso body was found suspended onau barbed wire fence in West Melbourne on Sunday last, were inquired ...

    Article : 113 words
  22. THE SUTHERLAND ESTATES.

    At the hearing of the application for a writ of attachment against the Dowager Duchess of Sutherland before Mr. Justice Jeune in the Probate and ...

    Article : 284 words
  23. THE PREMIER AT BAROSSA.

    The Premier, Sir John Downer, speaking at the declaration of the poll at Barossa, said he saw much hope for the colony in the constitution of the present Parliament. He had been accused of ...

    Article : 66 words
  24. ARGENTINE BONDS.

    The Government of the Argentina Republic has undertaken to pay its English creditors a sum of £1,500,000 yearly for a period of five years, after which it will ...

    Article : 43 words
  25. HIBERNIAN AUSTRALASIAN CATHOLIC BENEFIT SOCIETT.

    The first annual movealbe meeting of the Hibernian Australasian Catholic Benefit society was opened to-day in St. Francis Xavier's Hall The chief presidont (Mr. J. M'Namara) presided ...

    Article : 182 words
  26. DEATHS OF INFANTS.

    The City Coroner held four inquests to-day concerning the deaths of infants Two of these were found under circumstances which left no doubt that they had been murdered ...

    Article : 111 words
  27. FRANCE AND HAYTI.

    France has broken off relations with the Republic of Hayti. ...

    Article : 16 words
  28. THE FIRE AT SIGMARINGEN SCHLOSS.

    The historical and art treasures of the Schloss at Sigmaringen have been saved, but the Fuerstenbau wing of the palace was completely gutted by the fire. ...

    Article : 38 words
  29. SETTLEMENT OF THE UNEMPLOYED IN DANDENONG STATE FOREST.

    The Minister for Lands was besieged to-day for several hours by artisans and others out of employment, but who have a little capital, anxious to learn in what way the 600 acres in Centrla ...

    Article : 391 words
  30. THE ROYAL SILVER WEDDING IN ITALY.

    The Emporor William of Germany and the Empress Augusta Victoria have left Berlin for Rome in order to attend the festivities in connection with the ...

    Article : 57 words
  31. THE NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The steamer Darwin arrived from Singapore on Friday The steamer Chwgtu, from Hongkong, arrived on Sunday She sailed for tho southern ports on Monday with the following passengers ...

    Article : 184 words
  32. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 323 words
  33. BANKING FRAUDS IN MELBOURNE.

    Alfred Teale, formerly teller in the imperial Banking Company, Limited, and John Francis O'Shea, formerly accountant in the same institution, werecharged with larceny as servants at ...

    Article : 268 words
  34. THE PARISIAN BAR.

    The Parisian Bar has suspended M. Albert Grevy and M. Renault from practising for a period of three months, in consequence of their complicity in the ...

    Article : 37 words
  35. THE LORD MAYOR.

    Notice of motion has been given in the Court of Aldermen of the City of London expressing regret that the Lord Mayor, Alderman Stuart Knill, should have ...

    Article : 79 words
  36. SERIOUS ILLNESS OF LORD DERBY.

    The Earl of Derby, K.G., is seriously ill. He is suffering from heart disease, Lord Derby is in his 67th year. ...

    Article : 30 words
  37. SMALLPOX IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The first death from the smallpox epidemic occurred yesterday in the person of a young woman named Montague, who, besides suffering from smallpox, had not recovered from the ...

    Article : 112 words
  38. THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF AUSTRALIA.

    The Commercial Bank of Australia is asking depositors for their proxies in support of the Boheme for reconstruction, in order to cable them to Melbourne for ...

    Article : 45 words
  39. PROTEST AGAINST THE HOME RULE BILL.

    A public meeting of those opposed to the Home Rule Bill now before the Imperial Parliament was held to-night in the Temperanco Hall: The hall was crowded, about 3000 persons being present. ...

    Article : 115 words
  40. THE SALE OF MARGARINE.

    Mr. D. Wilson, the expert who is investigating in Great Britain the condition of the Victorian dairying industry, has arranged with Dr. C. Cameron, ...

    Article : 73 words
  41. THE ESTATES OF THE EARL OF CAITHNESS.

    The World states that the litigation as to the ownership of the English estates of the twelfth Earl of Caithness has resulted in one-half the estates being allotted to ...

    Article : 47 words
  42. THE MOLONG-PARKES RAILWAY.

    Great surprise and indignation are felt here at the action of the Minister of Railways in inviting tenders in one contract far the whole of the station buildings, stationmasters' residences, goods sheds, platforms, ...

    Article : 128 words
  43. NEW ZEALAND.

    A small fanner near Napier, named Frank Mulligan, and and anothor man, name unknown, was burned to death owing to the cottage in which they lived taking fire. ...

    Article : 37 words
  44. MELBOURNE, WEDNESDAY.

    A deputation from the Royal Agricultural Society waited on the Ministor of Agriculture today with a request that the Government would not, reduce or abolish the annual grant of £500 to ...

    Article : 422 words
  45. THE MARINE BOARD INSPECTION OF LIGHTHOUSES.

    The Bags with the Marine Board arrived here at 2.20 p.m. The board inspected the station and fired a locket successfully. They called at Trial Bay and South Solitary this morning. The weather now ...

    Article : 63 words
  46. THE DEATH DUTIES.

    The Daily Chronicle has entered upon a vigorous crusade upon the question of taxation. It threatens the Government with the secession of the Radicals unless the ...

    Article : 42 words
  47. PASTOSAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Stock meetings yesterday: 120 fat cattle, from the Hunter; for Homebush, owner O. Keys, To-day from Singleton, for [?] 100 fst bullocks, owner Henry Bailey. ...

    Article : 37 words
  48. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    The price of bar silver is quoted at 3s 31-16e per ounce standard. ...

    Article : 22 words
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