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  2. THE EXPLOSION ON THE ARGO.

    Naturally, the shocking accident to the German iron barque Argo, has given rise to uneasiness with regard to the dangerous nature of coal cargoes generally. The feeling seems to be that before the Argo ...

    Article : 658 words
  3. SECOND EDITION.

    The Australians commenced the 24th match of their tour at Lord's to-day, against Middlesex. The home team is weak. ...

    Article : 118 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The following players have been selected to represent Middlesex in the match against the Australians, commencing to-day:—A. E. Stoddart, F. G. J. ...

    Article : 71 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Siam, in response to the demands of France, concedes the territory on the left bank of the Mekong River, but only below lafitude 18, refusing the demand ...

    Article : 346 words
  6. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    Is response to the demands of France, Siam has expressed her willingness to conc[?]de the left bank of the Mekong River, but only below latitude 18, thus refusing the demand of France fixing ...

    Article : 8,793 words
  7. APPOINTMENTS OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.

    There is a very strong feeling growing hers against the existence of the present system of the appointment of justices of the peace, and it is thought by many that some provision should be made ...

    Article : 227 words
  8. AN EXCURSION UP THE THAMES.

    During an excursion made by the Australian cricketers up the Thames yesterday a boatman fell overboard and sank in deep water. Coningham jumped in with ...

    Article : 55 words
  9. THE FRUIT INDUSTRY.

    The Secretary for Agriculture has received from Mr. D. Wilson, the agriculture expert, who is now visiting Great Britain, a statement of the views of a London firm of consignors, with ...

    Article : 178 words
  10. THE QUEENSLAND NATIONAL BANK.

    At the meeting of creditors of the Queensland National Bank, held in London to-day, Mr. E. S. Dawes, one of the London board of directors, stated that the ...

    Article : 136 words
  11. SHOCKING OUTRAGE IN LONDON.

    A shocking outrage has been perpetrated in London. A parcel was delivered by post at the house of a man named Richards, a resident of Broadstairs. ...

    Article : 61 words
  12. THE INJURED.

    Mr. Chamberlain, the passenger who was injured by the explosion, had greatly improved yesterday. He had very little pa[?], and he could move his limbs with freedom. Knobloch, the second officer, and ...

    Article : 43 words
  13. TYPHOID EPIDEMIC IN ENGLAND.

    An epidemic of typhoid is prevailing at Worthing, in Sussex. Eighty deaths occurred. The bodies of the victims were burned at night. Excursion trains ...

    Article : 53 words
  14. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The local Marine Board met to-day in connection with the inquiry into the cause of the collision on the 17th instant between the steamer E[?]gamite and the schooner Gulding Star, off Big Redhead, at 3.45 ...

    Article : 273 words
  15. SMALLPOX ON BOARD THE STEAMER CHINGTU.

    The steamer Chingtu arrived from Hongkong yesterday, having one well-developed case of smallpox on board. Another of the crew is sick with apparently the same disease. Both of these ...

    Article : 95 words
  16. THE FRENCH IN SIAM.

    France has formally notified the Powers that Siam has been blockaded. ...

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  17. THE STORY OF THE WRESTLER.

    As the American barquentine Wrester is at present lying at Newcastle our correspondent yesterday went on board and mide inquiries regarding the explosion which took place on the vessel while on a ...

    Article : 226 words
  18. THE THEFT OF A FAMOUS PICTURE.

    Adam Wirth, a noted thief, has confessed in Louvain Gaol, near Brussels, that he stole the famous picture of the Duchess of Devonshire. ...

    Article : 61 words
  19. THE NAVAL DISASTER.

    At to-day's sitting of the Naval CourtMartial at Malta, Vice-Admiral Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, the President of the Court, intimated to Rear-Admiral ...

    Article : 43 words
  20. MARINE BOARD.

    This board met yesterday. Captain Hixson presided, and there were present—Captains Broomfield, Jenkins, M'Lean, Moody, O'Sullivan, Mr. Wildridge, and Commander Lindeman, secretary. ...

    Article : 1,091 words
  21. QUEENSLAND NATIONAL BANK.

    The depositors with the Queensland National Bank have unanimously adopted the reconstruction scheme. ...

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  22. THE BRITISH NAVAL MAN[?]UVRES.

    The naval man[?]uvers are being proceeded with on the Irish coast. A torpedo boat, in crossing the bows of a schooner, came into collision with the ...

    Article : 47 words
  23. THE NEWCASTLE COAL TRADE.

    The sub-committees of the Coal Propreitors Association and the Miners Association met this morning at the Imperial Hotel, Newcastle, to endeavour to arrange matters in the coal trade so as to prevent ...

    Article : 295 words
  24. THE "DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE" PICTURE.

    Adam "Wirth, a noted thief, who has confessed that he stole Gainsborough's famous picture, "The Duchess of Devonshire," from Bond-street, in 1876, is ...

    Article : 95 words
  25. TO-DAY.

    Mrs. Dr. Longshere Potts, M.D., gives the first of a course of lecture at the Lyceum Theatre [?]s afternoon to ladies only. Stereoptican views will be exhibited. Mr. J. [?]ng, phrenologist, lectures at the School of Arts ...

    Article : 164 words
  26. THE INQUEST.

    Tho inquest on the body of the chief officer of the German barque Argo, Robert Arfsten, who was killed by the explosion which occured on board the vessel on Saturday, was held yesterday by the City Coroner, ...

    Article : 1,690 words
  27. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Supreme Court to-day before Mr. Justice Harding, a motion was made for a fresh petition for the sanction of the Court to the rearrangement scheme of the Royal Bunk of Queensland as ...

    Article : 327 words
  28. BRITISH EAST AFRICA.

    The Imperial British hast Africa Company will evacuate Vitu on the-31st July. The company intends to petition the British Government to buy them out of the coast ...

    Article : 39 words
  29. VICTORIA.

    A special meeting of the Chamber of Commerce was held thin afternoon, for the purpose of taking into consideration the new taxation proposals of the Government There was a very large ...

    Article : 188 words
  30. PIRACY IN THE EAST.

    A terrible account of piracy and murder is reported from the East. A number of Achconese pirates took passage in a Dutch trader, and when the ...

    Article : 70 words
  31. THE SEAMEN'S STRIKE

    The members of the executive committee of the Federated Seamen's Union were yesterday busily engaged in carrying out their plans with a view to the termination of the conflict. ...

    Article : 414 words
  32. THE NEWCASTLE MINERS.

    A meeting of the Colliery Surfiacemen's Association was held on Saturday night, at Fryar's Hotel, to consider the approaching reduction of 10 per cent, in wages to commence at the end of this month. There ...

    Article : 312 words
  33. PRISONERS TORTURED IN ARMENIA.

    Painful details have been published of tortures inflicted by the Turkish authorities on Armenian prisoners, who were beaten to a jelly and seared with hot ...

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  34. THE PRIMAGE DUTY.

    Acting on the advice of the Customs Department the Government intends to invite Parliament to exempt from the 3 per cent, primase duty all goods upon which the duty is levied at a fixed rate ...

    Article : 461 words
  35. THE FRENCH ELECTIONS.

    The general elections in France will take place on the 20th August. ...

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  36. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Measles are very prevalent among children, and large numbers of scholars in the Public schools are at home suffering from the disease. From one Fublic school alone 800 children were absent ...

    Article : 123 words
  37. THE WHITE CLIFFS OPAL FIELD.

    Mr. Dickens, M.L.A., and party returned from the White Cliffs opal field to-day. Mr. Dickens addressed an orderly meeting there on Saturday night, about 150 being present. He met with a good ...

    Article : 186 words
  38. PRESIDENT CARNOT.

    M. Carnot, President of the French Republic, is ailing. ...

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  39. THE PANAMA CANAL FRAUDS.

    President Carnot has remitted one year from the sentence passed upon M. Blondin in connection with the Panama Canal frauds. ...

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  40. THE VISIT OF BISHOP CAMIDGE TO THE NORTH

    Bishop Camidge, who recently visited the diocese of Grattan and Armidale at the invitation of the Administrator, has just returned. He gives glowing account of the warm reception accorded to him ...

    Article : 305 words
  41. AN ANARCHIST SENTENCED.

    An escaped convict from New Caledonia named Sohouppe has been sentenced to five years' penal servitude at Brussels for being concerned in an Anarchist ...

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  42. MAJOR-GENERAL HUTTON IN THE NORTH.

    Saturday was quite a gala day here, and the town presented a gay appearance as the 4th Regiment marched through, headed by the D Company of the Maitland Cavalry, to the racecourse for the purpose ...

    Article : 115 words
  43. TASMANIA.

    The flood waters are now (subsiding, but Inveresk is still flooded. About 300 persons are housed in the Albert Hall. The City Council has accepted the tender ...

    Article : 64 words
  44. THE ENGLISH HOP CROP.

    It is estimated that the English hop crop is one-third below the yield for 1892. ...

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  45. LATE MINING.

    The values of leading silver shares showed an improvement to-day. Sales included Baker's 28s 3d; Princess Dagmar, 28s 3d; Prentice, 8s 3d; West Sunlight, 3s 7½d; Redcastle Pro., 2s 4d; Redcastle, ...

    Article : 163 words
  46. AGRICULTURE AT CROOKWELL.

    The weather continues wet and boisterous, and farming operatious are almost at a standstill. For the past eight weeks there have not been more than six or seven fine days, and in consequence the roads ...

    Article : 168 words
  47. NEW ZEALAND.

    H.M.S. Orlando sailed to-day for Brisbane direct. The body of the Rev. Janes Watt, who for many years had charge of a parish near Aberdeen, ...

    Article : 54 words
  48. THE EUROPEAN BEET CROPS.

    Mr. F. O. Licht, the Madgeburg expert in beet sugar, estimates that the 10 months' production in Europe shows an increase of 8000 tons. The present campaign is ...

    Article : 44 words
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