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  2. AMUSEMENTS.

    "The Old Guard" has now been on active service for some years, as the original work, "Les Voltigeurs de la 32-ieme," was brought out at the Renaissance, Paris, in 1880. The life of the opera in England, ...

    Article : 813 words
  3. COUNTRY NEWS.

    At a meeting of representatives from the various miners' lodges and the Progress Committees, held at Woonona last evening, five additional delegates were appointed to act in conjunction with the Wollongong ...

    Article : 227 words
  4. THE COALMINERS' STRIKE.

    A large body of coalminers on strike, estimated to number fully 20,000 men, is marching to the Merthyr and Treharris collieries, in South Wales, to compel the ...

    Article : 71 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The match between the Australian Eleven and Gloucestershire was resumed at Cheltenham to-day. The weather was hot and sultry. The ...

    Article : 259 words
  6. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Mr. Gladstone states that it is the intention of the Government to apply the closure to the Home Rule Bill on the 25th instant. ...

    Article : 260 words
  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    MR. GLADSTONE states that it is the intention of the Government to apply the closure to the discussion on the Home Rule Bill on the 25th instant. ...

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  8. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Another shipment of gold to the amount of £860,000 has been despatched to New York. Gold is a drug in the market in Chicago, ...

    Article : 60 words
  9. FINANCIAL FAILURES.

    There have been 460 financial and mercantile failures in America within the past week, as against 195 last year. ...

    Article : 24 words
  10. MUCH EXCITEMENT.

    The magistrates in the disturbed colliery districts in Wales are ready night and day to read the Riot Act if deemed necessary. The ...

    Article : 112 words
  11. BANKS SUSPENDED PAYMENT.

    Four banks in Des Moines, State of Iowa, have suspended payment. ...

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  12. TO-DAY.

    Last Sterling Concert: Town Hall, 8 p.m. Political Meeting: Town Hall, Newtown, 8 p.m. Boys' Brigade Annual Meeting: 24 Campbell-Street, Haymarket, 8 p.m. ...

    Article : 119 words
  13. THE BATHURST ELECTORATE.

    Mr. James Hull addressed a meeting of electors in the interests of labour to-night from the Club House balcony. Mr. F. Woods was chairman, and between 300 and 400 persons were present. The address was ...

    Article : 119 words
  14. COTTON MILLS CLOSED.

    Thirty-three per cent, of the cotton mills in America are closed on account of the depression. ...

    Article : 22 words
  15. DEPRESSING EFFECT ON THE WHEAT MARKET.

    The condition of financial affairs in America has a depressing effect on the wheat market, despite the unfavourable reports concerning the crops and the ...

    Article : 41 words
  16. BEGA FARMERS' CO-OPERATIVE COMPANY.

    The annual general meeting of the Bega District Farmers' Co-operative Company was held this afternoon, 30 members being present. The report and balance-sheet, which were satisfactory, were adopted. ...

    Article : 88 words
  17. QUEENSLAND.

    A large party of ladies and gentlement went down the bay in the Government steamer Lucinda on Saturday to visit the French cable steamer Francois Arago, and were entertained at luncheon ...

    Article : 252 words
  18. A SERIOUS CONFLICT REPORTED.

    It is reported that a serious conflict has taken place between the strikers and the working miners at Dowlais, in Glamorganshire. Ten thousand miners are said to ...

    Article : 41 words
  19. THE SILVER QUESTION.

    The Finance Committee of the United States Senate has reported favourably upon the bill for the repeal of the Sherman Act. ...

    Article : 34 words
  20. THE MANAGEMENT OF BLOCK 14.

    Mr. Z. Lane, manager of Block 14, to-day received a communication from his directors to the effect that the agreement now in force will terminate at the end of next month. This means that Mr. ...

    Article : 125 words
  21. THE STRIKE IN SCOTLAND.

    All the miners employed at the collieries in the counties of Fife and Kinross, Scotland, have struck work. The Scotch ironmasters intend to shut ...

    Article : 47 words
  22. THE NEW FORM OF CLOSURE.

    Mr. Gladstone's new form of closure excludes the putting of any amendment except such as may be expressly sanctioned by the Government. ...

    Article : 67 words
  23. CONFLICT BETWEEN FRENCH AND ITALIANS.

    Further particulars of the melee which took place at Nimes, in the south of France, between French workmen and Italian labourers, indicate that the ...

    Article : 58 words
  24. PRESS CRITICISM.

    The Observer says that the Australian cricketers have scarcely succeeded in convincing experts that they are better than the ordinary second-class county elevens. ...

    Article : 58 words
  25. SAD CASE OF SUICIDE.

    This morning great excitement was caused by the discovery of the clothes of Mr. John Dickson on the centre of the Edward's River Bridge. It appears that he had been suffering from melancholia ...

    Article : 127 words
  26. "AT HOME" AT GOVERNMENT HOUSE.

    Lady Duff hold an "At Home" at Government House on Saturday evening. The choice of Saturday for a vice-regal entertainment was an innovation, but, judging from the present instance, one that was ...

    Article : 737 words
  27. HER MAJETY'S.—"LIFE FOR LIFE."

    Mr. George Darrell's matured experience has enabled him to make a very considerable improvement, both in manner and matter, upon his earlier efforts, and his literary ability aud constructive skill are ...

    Article : 969 words
  28. ADDITIONAL MATCHES.

    The Australians will probably play a match against the South of England at the Crystal Palace, and also a match against Mr. Aubrey Harcourt's Eleven at ...

    Article : 41 words
  29. THE THIRD READING.

    The motion for the third reading of the Home Rule Bill will be taken in the House of Commons on the 28th instant. Another great fight is expected. ...

    Article : 34 words
  30. THE FRENCH EMBASSY IN ROME.

    As the outcome of the attack by a number of French workmen on a body of Italian labourers at Nimes, in the south of France, a hostile demonstration was made ...

    Article : 72 words
  31. MR. COTTON, M.L.A., AT MUDGEE.

    Mr. Frank Cotton, M.L.A. for Newtown, addressed a meeting in the Town Hall on Thursday night upon the land tax question. Mr. Robert Jones, M.L.A., presided. Mr. Cotton placed before his audience ...

    Article : 494 words
  32. ARRIVAL OF THE R.M.S. OROTAVA AT ALBANY.

    The Orient Company's R.M.S. Orotava, Linklater commander, arrived from Colombo at 1 p.m. The following are the passengers:- ...

    Article : 164 words
  33. THE AUSTRALIANS' RECORD.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 54 words
  34. PROTEST FROM NEW ZEALAND.

    Colonol T. Waring, Conservative member for the North Division of Down, will present to her Majesty the Queen the resolutions passed by the Orange Lodge ...

    Article : 46 words
  35. THE HEAT IN ENGLAND.

    Owing to the great heat, the military manoeuvres at Aldershot have been stopped. AUG. 19. ...

    Article : 82 words
  36. THE FRENCH ELECTIONS.

    It is believed that the result of the general elections in France, which take place on the 20th instant, will not disturb the existing Ministry. ...

    Article : 32 words
  37. DYSENTERY EPIDEMIC IN BELGIUM.

    The military manoeuvres which were about to take place in Belgium have been countermanded in consequence of a prevailing epidemic of dysentery and other ...

    Article : 37 words
  38. VICTORIA.

    The Mercantile Bank case was advanced another stage yesterday, when criminal summonses asked for by Mr. Charles Cox, a depositor and creditor of the bank, and which were refused by ...

    Article : 174 words
  39. THE MURCHISON GOLDFIELDS

    The Government has despatched an officer with a boring party to Coolgardie, and is taking steps towards coping with the water difficulty on the Eastern goldfields. ...

    Article : 182 words
  40. COLLIERY EXPLOSION IN WESTPHALIA.

    An explosion of firedamp has taken place in a colliery at Dortmund, in Westphalia, Prussia. Fifty miners were killed. ...

    Article : 31 words
  41. THE EUROPEAN HARVEST.

    The hot weather now prevailing helps the harvesting operations in Britain. The grain is excellent. ...

    Article : 26 words
  42. THE AGENT-GENERAL OF TASMANIA.

    Sir Edward Braddon, Agent-General for Tasmania, will sail for Australia, via India, by the R.M.S. Himalaya on 6th October. ...

    Article : 27 words
  43. THE HARVEST IN FRANCE.

    The wheat harvest in France is finished. The total yield is estimated at 35,000,000 quarters. ...

    Article : 22 words
  44. NEW ZEALAND POLITICS.

    Alderman William Webster delivered an address in the Excelsior Hall, Marrickville, on Saturday evening, on the subject of "Parkes, Dibbs, and Reid versus Grey, Ballance, and Seddon, or a Glimpse into ...

    Article : 499 words
  45. THE FRENCH VINTAGE.

    The intense heat has ripened the grapes in the Medoc and Bordeaux districts in four days. The vintage in France is unusually large. ...

    Article : 34 words
  46. SUICIDE OF A COUNTESS.

    The Countess of Stolzberg has committed suicide in New York. The deed was the result of a love affair. ...

    Article : 27 words
  47. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Port Darwin authorities have notified the steamship companies that the strictest interpretation of the Chinese Restriction Act will in future be carried out. This being so, no steamer can enter ...

    Article : 177 words
  48. PREVENTION OF FLOODS.

    The flood prevention scheme is assuming a definite shape. Messrs. S. Verge and A. Cochrane, who practically own entire Central Kempsey, have expressed their willingness to give £500 each in aid of ...

    Article : 233 words
  49. PASTORAL AND SHEARING INTELLIGENCE.

    The first wool of the present season passed through on Friday. It was from Currawillinghi. Shearing is not yet general. A nice steady rain seems setting in, and will do ...

    Article : 284 words
  50. THE MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL.

    The Manchester Ship Canal is to be opened in January. This great engineering scheme, which is to convert the cotton metropolis, Manchester, into a seaport, was ...

    Article : 204 words
  51. THE CROPS IN MANITOBA.

    The Government of Manitoba, in Canada, estimates the crop of cereals in that province at 40,000,000 bushels, including 21,000,000 bushels of wheat. ...

    Article : 31 words
  52. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FRUIT IN LONDON.

    The report on the fruit which arrived from Adelaide per the R.M.S. Cuzco, and was placed in the Imperial Institute, is to the effect that the apples are useless. ...

    Article : 69 words
  53. THEATRE ROYAL.—"THE WORLD AGALNST HIM."

    "The World Against Him" was presented at the Theatre Royal on Saturday night for the first time in Sydney, and proved a source of attraction to a very good house. The drama, which is by George ...

    Article : 837 words
  54. THE BALRANALD ELECTORATE.

    Mr. James Newton, M.L.A., addressed his constituents last night. There was a large attendance, and he was well received. The Mayor occupied the chair. Mr. Newton dealt with a number of matters, ...

    Article : 164 words
  55. NEW ZEALAND.

    The barque Achievement, which went ashore at Worser Bay, Wellington Heads, was successfully floated off yesterday. ...

    Article : 29 words
  56. GEELONG HAY IN LONDON.

    The Geelong hay which arrived by the R.M.S. Britannia is valued at from 70s to 90s per ton. Brokers are asking over 100s per ton. ...

    Article : 32 words
  57. PUGILISM IN NEW YORK.

    Steve O'Donnell, of Sydney, has defeated Callenach in four rounds at Coney Island, New York, in a match for a purse of 2500dol. ...

    Article : 29 words
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