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  2. THE AQUATIC CHAMPIONSHIP.

    The sculling contest between Peter Kemp, champion sculler of the world, and John M'Lean, for £200 a side and the championship title, wad rowed on the Parramatta course yesterday afternoon, and resulted in a ...

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  3. EXTRAORDINARY CONDUCT OF A BOY.

    An inquest was held before the coroner at Marebone station on Saturday last into the origin if the fire at Marebone head station house on November 21. On that day Miss Perry was awakened by some noise, ...

    Article : 633 words
  4. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    It is stated that a number of members in the Government corner are eager for a change; and it is asserted that if Mr. Gillies would consent to the moving of an adverse motion it would be ...

    Article : 158 words
  5. CABLEGRAMS.

    The election for North Kilkenny is attracting much interest. A third candidate has come forward, namely, Mr. Stephen, who stands in the Unionist ...

    Article : 73 words
  6. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    M'LEAN defeated K[?]mp yesterday afternoon on the Parramatta River in a race for the championship. THE news of M'Lean's victory has peen received ...

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  7. THE CURRENCY IN THE UNITED STATES.

    The United States Cabinet at Washington has suggested the issue of additional currency, based upon increased purchases of silver. Mr. William Windom, the ...

    Article : 47 words
  8. QUEENSLAND.

    A terrific thunderstorm broke over the city about 6 o'clock this evening, accompanied by a deluge of rain and a tremendous fall of hail. The wind blew with hurricane force. The hailstones were small, but ...

    Article : 199 words
  9. THE ACCIDENT ON BOARD THE JUMNA.

    Three of the crew of the British-India Company's steamer Jumna, who were severely scalded by the bursting of the steam pipes, just as the vessel was about ...

    Article : 49 words
  10. ENGLAND AND PORTUGAL.

    The Portuguese expeditionary force which has been despatched to Mozambique, to protect the interests ef Portugal in South East Africa, consists of a detachment of ...

    Article : 73 words
  11. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Myriads of locusts have been found dead on the sea-shore. For some days past the lecusts have been gravitating towards the coast. They had evidently passed out to sea and were brought back ...

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  12. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    On the voyage of the R.M.S. Oceans from Adelaide to Albany, Madame Silvia, an actress, from Melbourne, en route to London, died of paeumonia, Her body was interred at Albany. ...

    Article : 37 words
  13. THE MINERAL DEPOSITS OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. H. W. Woodward, Government Geologist, reports to the Government in most favourable terms in regard to the north-west goldfields. He says that the Mallina locality is especially rich in ...

    Article : 285 words
  14. THE LATE CALL-OUT OF SHEARERS.

    A large meeting of pastoralists of the district was held here on Saturday night, when between threequarters of a million and a million of sheep were represented, Mr. Edward Curr, of Murrumbogie, being in ...

    Article : 890 words
  15. NEW ZEALAND.

    Sir J. B. Thurston will probably visit Tonga early next year. He has received a cable message from the Imperial Government approving of his actions. ...

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  16. THE NEW PARLIAMENT IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The Governor has ordered a proclamation to be issued calling Parliament together on the 30th instant. It is probable that the Legislative Council will be nominated by the Governor in Council ...

    Article : 175 words
  17. [BY TELEGRAPH.]

    Some surprise was caused here to-day when the announcement was received giving the result of the boatrace, as Kemp was looked upon as good enough to win. Not much money charged hands, however. ...

    Article : 58 words
  18. ST. PATRICE'S COLLEGE, GOULBURN.

    The distribution of prizes at St. Patrick's College took place to-day, the awards being distributed by Dr. Lanigan, the Bishop. The president, the Very Rev. M. Phelan, said that marvellous results had been ...

    Article : 279 words
  19. BRITISH INTERESTS IN THE NEW HEBRIDES.

    The Chamber of Commerce to-night considered the subject of British interests in the New Hebrides and the South Seas generally. Mr. Service delivered an address detailing the history ...

    Article : 212 words
  20. THE POLITICAL SITUATION IN NEW ZEALAND.

    In relation to the political crisis nothing definite has been decided beyond the fixing of the date for the assembling of Parliament for January 15. ...

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  21. NEW ZEALAND AND THE FEDERAL CONVENTION.

    It it now doubtful whether New Zealand will be reprsented at the Federal Convention in consequence of the prisent political confusion. It will probably be dependent on what occurs when ...

    Article : 48 words
  22. THE REDUCED CABLE RATES.

    The Postmaster-General has grave doubts about tbe reduced cable rates coming into operation on January 1, owing to the delay arising from the ref[?]al of Queensland to share in the guarantee. ...

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  23. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Stock passing by train:—Three trucks sheep, Cowra to Homebush, S. G. Alfordm, to [?]eeds and Co.; I truck sheep, Cowra to Homebush, Champion to Pitt, Son, and Badgery; 7 trucks cattle, western stations to ...

    Article : 575 words
  24. THE MISSING SCHOONER MAY JENNINGS.

    The disappearance of the schooner May Jennings, which left Penguin, Tasmania, on August 13 for Sydney, and has not since been heard of, formed the subject of a formal investigation by the Court ...

    Article : 89 words
  25. THE SYDNEY CRICKETERS IN ADELAIDE.

    The Mayer formally welcomed the New South Wales cricket team in the Town Hall to-day. Mr. Portu[?] returned thanks on behalf of the cricketers, who, he said, had been treated with extreme ...

    Article : 86 words
  26. THE BALLARAT TRAGEDY.

    An inquest was commenced at Ballarat to-day on the body of Mrs. Johnstone, before Mr. J. Haycroft, J.P., and the same jury as sat at the inquest on the children. Doctors Hardy and Whitcombe ...

    Article : 311 words
  27. THE PREMIER PERMANENT BUILDING ASSOCIATION TRIAL.

    The Premier Permanent Building Association trial was resumed to-day. Dr. Madden concluded his address, and was followed by Gourlay, who made a short speech in self-defence, repudiating the ...

    Article : 152 words
  28. WOOLSCOURING WORKS AT FORBES.

    On Saturday between 50 and 60 gentlemen, including a large numbr of pastoralists, met at Cunningham and Company's, Springbank Wool-Scourning Works, on the river, to witness the formal opening of the ...

    Article : 262 words
  29. THE FASTING MAN IN MELBOURNE.

    Several medical men at noon to-day examined Folix Ta[?] [?] [?] who has just completed the 31st day of his projected 40 days fast at the Waxworks. He has lost 19½ in weight. He is in good ...

    Article : 60 words
  30. THE SURVEY OF THE HAWKESBURY RIVER.

    The survey of the river has been completed, and the men are discharged. ...

    Article : 26 words
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