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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. GLADSTONE.

    In connection with the late debate in the House of Commons the members of the John Mandeville Branch of the Irish National League cabled the following message last night to Mr. Gladstone:—"Irish ...

    Article : 70 words
  3. VICTORIA. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE TERRITORIAL REVENUE.

    A statement of the territorial revenue prepared by the Lands Department shows that the amount received up to 21st March was £355,028. It was estimated at the beginning of the financial year ...

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  4. QUEENSLAND. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE FLOODS RELIEF FUND.

    At a meeting of the Flood Relief Committee to-day the Rev. A. J. Webb moved a resolution in favour of remitting £4000 to the Mayor of Sydney for the relief of the sufferers in New South Wales. ...

    Article : 157 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. THE PUBLIC DEBT OF VICTORIA.

    Miss Shaw, the special correspondent of the Times, has a letter in that journal dealing with the security of the public debt of Victoria, which she says is as safe as ...

    Article : 123 words
  6. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    YESTERDAY the Full Court sustained the conviction of John and Sarah Makin for the murder of an infant named Horace Amber Murray. In the afternoon the prisoners were brought before ...

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  7. FORBES QUARTER SESSIONS.

    At the Forbes Quarter Sessions last night, before his Honor Judge Docker, Henry James Gibb and William Andrew Berghoffer were each found guilty of stealing, in February last, 41 head of bullocks from ...

    Article : 201 words
  8. OMISSION OF THE PROSPECTING VOTE.

    It has been decided by the Cabinet to omit from the Estimates for the year 1893-4 the grant for assisting mining companies and prospectors to prospect for gold. In 1886 Mr. Gillies increased ...

    Article : 177 words
  9. ARRANGEMENTS FOR THE GENERAL ELECTIONS.

    In connection with the general elections, the nomination days for the different sets of elections are fixed for the 18th, 22nd, 25th, and 29th April, and 2nd May. The ...

    Article : 214 words
  10. THE MURRUMBIDGEE ELECTORATE.

    Sir George Dibbs arrived by the mail train a few minutes before 10 o'clock this morning, and was met on arrival at the railway station by several of his supporters, including his political secretaries, ...

    Article : 2,502 words
  11. FRANCE AND GERMANY.

    The Norddeutsche Zeitung, in referring to the attack made in Paris upon the reporter of the Berliner Tageblatt, says that it views with regret and apprehension the efforts of ...

    Article : 56 words
  12. THE DISSOLUTION CAMPAIGN.

    A public meeting was held in the Academy of Music to-night in connection with the agitation for a dissolution. Alderman Ball presided. Colonel Holborow and Mr. Varney Parkes wrote to say that they ...

    Article : 1,690 words
  13. FIRE IN MELBOURNE.

    What threatened to be a destructive conflagration broke out at half-past 9 to-night in a block of five-story buildings in Elizabeth-street, between Flinders-street and Flinders-lane. There are ...

    Article : 189 words
  14. THE AMERICAN TARIFF.

    President Cleveland has announced that a special session of the United States Congress will be held in September and October, for the purpose of discussing the ...

    Article : 39 words
  15. NEW ZEALAND. [BY TELEGRAPH. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) THE WAIKOMITI MURDER.

    At the Auckland Supreme Court to-day, after a trial lasting 10 days, Alexander James Scott was found guilty of the murder of William Thompson, at Waikomiti, and was sentenced to death. The ...

    Article : 100 words
  16. THE IMPERIAL INSTITUTE.

    The Victorian timber trophies despatched for display at the Imperial Institute will be allowed to remain in an unaltered condition. Victoria, however, will be required ...

    Article : 64 words
  17. THE MERCANTILE BANK PROSECUTION.

    The police court proceedings in connection with the prosecution of some of the directors and officials of the Mercantile Bank was continued to-day before Mr. Panton, P.M. The ...

    Article : 325 words
  18. MEETING OF PASTORALISTS.

    A large and representative gathering of pastoralists was held last night at Toy's Hotel of members of the Pastoralists Association of South Australia and West Darling. Mr. N. W. Stirling, secretary of the ...

    Article : 914 words
  19. THE DEPRESSION IN AUSTRALIA.

    At the half-yearly meeting of the Colonial Bank of New Zealand, the chairman, Mr. George M'Lean, referring to the depression in Australia, said the colonists there were undergoing the ...

    Article : 70 words
  20. THE ARCHDUKE'S TOUR.

    The Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Este, one of the Austrian Imperial Family, who is making a tour of the world in the warship Kaiserin Elisabeth, has closed his ...

    Article : 88 words
  21. WRECK OF A KETCH.

    The ketch Reliance has been totally wrecked near Gisborne. The crew were saved. AUCKLAND, THURSDAY. At a meeting to-day of depositors with the ...

    Article : 106 words
  22. A LEVANTING FINANCIER.

    Jabez Spencer Balfour, ex-M.P. for Burnley, and promoter of the financial companies which recently succumbed with a gross loss of seven millions sterling, has ...

    Article : 64 words
  23. THE EASTER HOLIDAYS.

    Good Friday is generally passed by the majority of pleasure-seekers in engagements which are attended with a minimum of excitement, but to-day there is to be a departure in that respect, those who are so ...

    Article : 748 words
  24. MELBOURNE PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY.

    A meeting of Victorian depositors in the Melbourne Permanent Building Society was held to-day, in pursuance of the direction of the Chief Justice that a meeting be held for the purpose of ...

    Article : 284 words
  25. CAPE CONVERSION LOAN.

    The Government of the Cape Colony has issued in London a loan of half a million 3½ per cents. at par, the proceeds to be devoted to the conversion of 5 per ...

    Article : 41 words
  26. MIDLAND RAILWAY.

    In consequence of the recent meeting in London of the Midland Railway Company of Western Australia having been found to bo informal through defective notice, ...

    Article : 45 words
  27. THE BAPTIST TABERNACLE.

    The members of the Baptist Congregation worshipping in the London Tabernacle have held a meeting, when it was decided, to accept the resignation of the ...

    Article : 104 words
  28. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The approximate revenue returns for the quarter ended 31st March were issued by the Treasury Department to-night. The total receipts for the three months amounted to £752,234 as against ...

    Article : 195 words
  29. FRESH FISH.

    The steamers Tongarire and Mamari will take to Dunedin and Auckland, in New Zealand, consignments of fresh fish preserved by a new process, of which those ...

    Article : 35 words
  30. THE ARTESIAN BORES IN THE NORTH-WEST.

    Mr. Waddell and party were shown round the Barringun district this morning by Mr. Klaeby, Mr. Cuffe, and Mr. Hammond. They wore taken to Wooroorooka township on the Queensland border, ...

    Article : 193 words
  31. LATE SHIPPING.

    A telegram from Newcastle yesterday states that at 3.45 p.m. a barque was in sight of Nobbys bearing S.E. by S. about 18 miles off, apparently jury-riggged, having lost her three topmasts; had her two lower topsails and courses ...

    Article : 133 words
  32. GOVERNMENT GAZETTE.

    The following announcements appeared in the Government Gazette, issued yesterday:— APPOINTMENT.—Senior-sergeant A. Johnston to be an acting suh-inspector of police. ...

    Article : 57 words
  33. THE STOCKTON MINE.

    The report of the six Stockton minors specially selected by their lodge to examine the mine, states that with proper precautions there is no immediate danger. The mine is still at work. ...

    Article : 45 words
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