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  2. VICTORIA.

    During the time when Collins-street was most crowded on Saturday shortly before noon an alarming accident occurred, fortunately without loss of life. At a large excavation at the corner ...

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  3. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The greatr part of the village of Handley, in Wiltshire, has been destroyed by fire. Sixty houses were burned down. ...

    Article : 38 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Distressing accounts continue to be received from the States lying within the watersheds of the Mississippi, Missouri, and Ohio rivers and their affluents. Owing ...

    Article : 157 words
  5. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    REAR-ADMIRAL E[?]SKINE, formerly commodore of the Australian naval station, has published a letter upon the revival of kanaka labour in Queensland. ...

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  6. THE INTERCOLONIAL EIGHT-OAR RACE.

    The Victorian eight-our crew, which arrived on Friday night, was out on the river yesterday and created a highly favourable impression. The other crews were also diligently practising. Both ...

    Article : 159 words
  7. PRIVY COUNCIL APPEAL CASE.

    The appeal to the Privy Council in the case of Buckley v. Edwards has been allowed. No costs were awarded. ...

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  8. POLYNESIAN LABOUR IN QUEENSLAND.

    It is regarded as possible that, consequent on the resumption of the kanaka labour traffic by Queensland, it will be necessary for the Admiralty to ask for an ...

    Article : 57 words
  9. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    A majority of the members of the Parliamentary party who paid a flying trip to the Far North to inspect the country likely to be dealt with in the Land Bill next session, returned to Adelaide ...

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  10. ARRIVAL OF LORD GLASGOW AND FAMILY.

    The Earl and Countess of Glasgow and family arrived by the Adelaide express yesterday morning. They were met on arrival by Lord Hopetoun, and were driven to Government House. In the ...

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  11. DISAPPROVAL OF REAR-ADMIRAL ERSKINE.

    Rear-Admiral Erskine, formerly Commodore of the Australian naval station, has published a letter upon the question of the revival of kanaka ...

    Article : 94 words
  12. THE WOOL DUTIES IN AMERICA.

    The Finance Committee of the United States Senate is considering the bill introduced in the House of Representatives by Mr. W. B. Springer, chairman of the ...

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  13. RETURN OF LADY VENTRY TO ENGLAND.

    Lady Ventry will leave by to-morrow's express for Adelaide, to join the R.M.S, Britannia, by which vessel she returns to England. ...

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  14. ABRIVAL OF THE NEW TORPEDO BOAT.

    The new torpedo boat for the Victorian Government arrived to-day from London after a passage of 154 days. She came out under canvas rigged as a three-masted fore-and-aft schooner. ...

    Article : 87 words
  15. THE HURRICANE IN MAURITIUS.

    Baron Henry de Worms announced in the House of Commons to-day that by the hurricane in the island of Mauritius 24 churches, chapels, or colleges had been ...

    Article : 102 words
  16. SIR ROBERT HERBERT.

    It is reported that Sir Robert Herbert, who lately retired from the position of Permanent Under-Secretary to the Colonial Office, will be raised to the ...

    Article : 35 words
  17. TASMANIA.

    A deputation from the Amalgamated Miners Association interviewed the Minister of Lands at Hobart yesterday, urging that the labour clauses of the Mineral Leases Act be put into force, ...

    Article : 178 words
  18. THE RETRENCHMENT SCHEME.

    In dealing with the retrenchment scheme there is a likelihood of the Cabinet being asked to consider the advisability of approaching the Government of New South Wales with the view of the ...

    Article : 64 words
  19. THE REVOLT IN VENEZUELA.

    The insurgents in the Republic of Venezuela captured the town of Lastallas, but were subsequently defeated by the Presidential forces near Cuidad. ...

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  20. TERRIBLE DISASTER IN PORT PHILLIP BAY.

    An appalling boating disaster happened in the bay yesterday. The sailing boat Progress, of Mornington, yesterday conveyed a team from the Mornington Football Club to play a match at ...

    Article : 881 words
  21. THE WINDSOR MURDER.

    Mr. Furlonge, the barrister who assisted in the defence of Deeming, visited the condemned man yesterday, and said good-bye. Deeming exprossed satisfaction at the efforts of the counsel in ...

    Article : 207 words
  22. AMALGAMATION OF GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENTS.

    Amongst the proposals likely to be made by the committee of the permanent heads of the Government departments is one for the amalgamation of the Agricultiual Department with the Lands ...

    Article : 38 words
  23. AFFAIRS IN BULGARIA.

    A telegram received through Dalziel's press agency says that a revolution has taken place in Bulgaria, and that, the government having been subverted, Prince ...

    Article : 60 words
  24. MAX O'RELL'S LECTURES.

    Max O'Roll's lectures are proving very popular, and are drawing crowded houses. He gave two entertainments yesterday to overflowing audlences. M. Blouët and Madame Blouët dine with the ...

    Article : 44 words
  25. NEW ZEALAND.

    The New Zealand Government intends creating a department of labour under the charge of a Minister. ...

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  26. THE TERCENTENARY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN.

    A meeting of alumni of the University of Dublin was held on Friday, Sir Bryan O'Loghlon presiding. It was resolved that the memorial of the tercentenary be established within ...

    Article : 433 words
  27. THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

    It is believed that the Cabinet at its sitting to-day decided upon June 20 as the date of the dissolution of the present House of Commons. ...

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  28. ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AT MULGOA.

    Cardinal Moran laid the foundution-stone of the Mulgoa Roman Catholic Church to-day. He arrived in Penrith last night, and was entertamed by Father Sheridan at the presbytery. At 2 o'clock a ...

    Article : 615 words
  29. ARRIVAL OF THE R.M.S. ALAMEDA AT AUCKLAND.

    The R.M.S. Alameda arrived from San Francisco on Saturday, and sailed again the same day for Sydney. The following are the passengers:— ...

    Article : 147 words
  30. DYNAMITE EXPLOSION IN SPAIN.

    A terrible explosion has occurred in a dynamite factory at Bilbao, in Spain. Nineteen persons were killed. It is suspected that the disaster was the ...

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  31. AMERCAN COMMERCIAL.

    Flour: Family extras, 4·35dol. to 4·75dol.; bakers' extras, same. Wheat, No. 1, 1·48¾dol. to 1·50dol.; Chevalier barley, nominal; No. 1 food, 1·2½dol. to 1·3¾dol.; Sydney tin, 21c. to ...

    Article : 280 words
  32. THE GRESSER CASE IN ST. PETERSBURG.

    M. Gatchoffsky, who was arrested in connection with the death of General Gresser, Prefect of St. Potorsburg, from an injection of "vitaline" for the cure ...

    Article : 41 words
  33. DUELLING IN FRANCE.

    M. Roulez, a Paris clubman, who was reported to have fought four duels in succession, severely wounding all his opponents, has now made a confession declaring ...

    Article : 44 words
  34. QUEENSLAND.

    After occupying the Supreme Court for 50 days, the great law case of the Queensland Investment and Land Mortgage Company v. Grimley and others came to a conclusion on Saturday night so ...

    Article : 224 words
  35. THE TRAGEDY AT CANNES.

    Mr. Parker Deacon, an American banker, who shot M. Abeille, a French military attaché, at the Hotel Splendide, Cannes, on the 9th February, has been ...

    Article : 161 words
  36. THE GRETA MINERS.

    At a committee meeting of the Greta lodge of miners, winch was suspended from the Hunter River Miners' Association for refusing to pay a levy in aid of the Wallsend miners, it was resolved that ...

    Article : 101 words
  37. DISTRESSED MINERS.

    The Wallsend and Plattsburg relief fund has distributed relief and pay to 32 familles, comprising 213 persons, young and old, in sums varying from 5s to 10s, amounting in all to £13 15s. ...

    Article : 64 words
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