The Federal Bank of Australia, Limited, decided to temporarily suspend payment, with the view of consulting the shareholders at a meeting on Wednesday next at noon. At the ...Article : 503 words
Tenders are to be received up till noon on Tuesday for Treasury bonds to the value of £750,000, in amounts of £100, £500, or £1000, bearing 4½ per cent. interest from the 1st of January. ...Article : 48 words
The second battalion of the Dovonshire Regiment has arrived at Cairo. The troops were accorded a peaceful reception on entering the city. ...Article : 77 words
Signor Monyilli, Director of the Dopartment of Commerce and Industry under the Italian Government, has been arrested for corruption in connection with the bank ...Article : 77 words
Judge Franqueville has found true bills against MM. Albert Grévy, Béral, Rouvier (ex-Minister of Finance), Proust, Fauconnery, Bévis, and Rénault in ...Article : 199 words
THE Federal Bank of Australia, a Melbourne institution, has temporarily suspended payment with the view of consulting the shareholders at a meeting to be held on Wednesday. This action ...Article : 6,928 words
At the North Old Chum minE, Bendigo, on Friday John Grant and James Quick fired a shot in the stones over the 1000ft. level. On returning, they tried the ground overhead with an iron rod, ...Article : 141 words
A revolt has broken out against the Mahdi on the island of Abba, on the White Nile, some miles south of Khartoum. ...Article : 34 words
Sir John Bray, Agent-General for South Australia, denies the statement that his Government intends to offer Treasury bills on the London market, though, he ...Article : 44 words
The steamer Lady Loch has been instructed to search the Straits for any traces of the missing schooner May Newton. ...Article : 28 words
The Grand Duke Nicholas, the Czarewitch of Russia, has returned to St. Petersburg from his visit to Berlin. The friendly reception accorded to the ...Article : 51 words
Albert Henry Milton, aged 17, was rabbit-shooting near Geelong with his brother yesterday, and whilst runing he slipped and fell, with the muzzle of his gun near his breast. The gun went ...Article : 48 words
The Statist, in referring to the Queensland loan, says it is not in accordance with the dignity and interest of the Bank of England to launch an underwritten ...Article : 53 words
The Attorney-General has decided in regard to the Imperial Banking Company that, so far as the directors are concerned, there are to be no prosecution. Other inquiries will be ...Article : 81 words
Reciprocity arrangements have been agreed to between France and Canada, by virtue of which France concedes to Canada a minimum tariff, receiving in ...Article : 44 words
The Daily News publishes what is apparently an inspired forecast of the Parliamentary programme of the Gladstone Government. The following ...Article : 163 words
The Melbourne Metropolitan Board of Works loan, floated in London by Mr. E. G. Fitzgibbon, chairman of the board, is quoted at £97 10s. ...Article : 30 words
One of the directors of the Sydney branch of the Federal Bank, during an interview with a representative of the Herald last evening, said that no information had been received by the Sydney ...Article : 619 words
About 9 o'clock last night a man named Faloonbridge, a starch drier at Lewis and Whittey's factory, was found lying on his back upon the top of an oven in the drying-room, which was heated ...Article : 105 words
Mr. S. J. P. Paul Krüger has been re-elected President of the Transvaal Republic by a majority of 1000 votes. ...Article : 26 words
A banquet was given at the Hotel Metropole, London, last night by Mr. Waddel, of Messrs. W. Weddel and Co., agents for the Central Queensland Meat ...Article : 286 words
The news from Melbourne will not be matter of very great surprise to many in Sydney. For some time past there has been a good deal of quiet under-talk here of the position of that institution. A ...Article : 447 words
Tracy has defeated "Billy" Gallagher for a purse of £300 in a match of 19 rounds at San Francisco. ...Article : 25 words
The final contest for the bowling championship took place on Saturday. Inglis, of the Richmond club, won by about the sixteenth of an inch. MELBOURNE, SATURDAY. ...Article : 374 words
On Saturday the Ministers, representatives, and officials who are attending the usual postal conference at Hobart, presented Mr. Bird, the ex-Postmaster-General of Tasmania, with a ...Article : 99 words
The Queen of the Hawaiian Islands has been deposed. A provisional Government has been appointed, pending the negotiation of terms for the union of Hawaii with ...Article : 170 words
The Federal Council met at 11 o'olock, there being present Sir F. T. Sargood, Sir Samuel Griffith, Mr. Duffy, Mr. Morehead, Sir John Forrest, Sir James Lee-Steere, Mr. Dobson, and ...Article : 505 words
There is little new to chronicle with regard to the political position. It is understood that when the Assembly goes into Committee of Ways and Means on Wednesday Sir Henry Parkes will move that the ...Article : 536 words
The bank was established in 1881. With its head office in Melbourne, it had branches in New South Wales and South Australia. The directors in Melbourne were:—Mr. John Whittingham, ...Article : 120 words
Lieutenant J. F. Robertson, of tho Connaught Rangers, has been appointed adjutant of the Queensland military forces. ...Article : 24 words
The Chief Secretary has received a long letter from the Chamber of Commerce in reference to the precautions against cholera. The Chamber urged that the proclamation against German ports ...Article : 151 words
The gunboat Gayundah, which was recently laid up and the crew disbanded, with the exception of a few, made a trip down the bay on Saturday, manned by a crew from the Naval Brigade, in ...Article : 74 words
Sir Hector Langevin intends to move for the appointment of a committee of the Canadian House of Commons to inquire into the best means of completing the ...Article : 42 words
The death is announced of Mr. James Gillespie Blaine, the American statesman, at the age of 63 years. JAN. 28. ...Article : 51 words
From the last half-yearly report of the bank covering the period to the end of September last we take the following:—"The directors beg to submit their twenty-first half-yearly report, ...Article : 857 words
The directors of the Kangarilla Silver-mining Company, S.A., have appointed Mr. Womble, the American mining expert, to visit and report upon the property of ...Article : 33 words
In reference to the recent fire on the Buninyong during her Northern trip, Captain Richardson states, according to a telegram from Townsville, that the fire originated in a case of photographic ...Article : 133 words
The death is announced of Commander Hely-Hutchinson, R.N. ...Article : 15 words
On Saturday afternoon Sir Edwin Smith and Lady Smith were the recipients of several illuminated addresses by public societies and athletic, bodies of the district of East Torrens. Numerous ...Article : 139 words
The Berlin general market has been burned down. The damage is estimated at 1,000,000 marks (£50,000). ...Article : 23 words
A terribly and accident, which has cast a deep gloom over the whole district, occurred here yesterday afternoon. Whilst several ladies, members of the Mort family, and some friends, were bathing in ...Article : 222 words
The cotton operatives on strike in Lancashire have refused to allow Mr. Mundella, President of the Board of Trade, to arbitrate in the dispute between the ...Article : 39 words
Extraordinary conduct is reported from Vienna on the part of young men of fashion, who have in numerous cases cut off ladies' hair in the streets for sport. ...Article : 36 words
The M.M.S. Polynesien, L. Boulard commander, arrived from Marscilles at 1.15 p.m. The following are the passengers:— For ADELAIDE: Mrs. Melville. ...Article : 93 words
Two children, named David Coleman and Agnes Beatrice Scott, aged respectively 7 and 5 years, were drowned in a tank on Mr. Scott's selection on Thursday afternoon. From particulars elicited at ...Article : 161 words
The Court has ordered Loughnan, one of the defendants in the suit brought by Mr. Arnold Morley and Mr. Samuel Morley in regard to the estate of the late ...Article : 56 words
At the meeting of the Australasian Mortgage and Agency Company the chairman regretted the death of Mr. A. B. Malleson, of Melbourne. He said he was ...Article : 51 words
The race for the cycling premiership between the Fitzroy and the Southern District Cycling Clubs took place yesterday, and resulted in a draw, each side scoring an equal number of points. The race will ...Article : 51 words
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