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  2. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) VICTORIA.

    The ceremonies in connection with the University commencement were held on Saturday at the Wilson Hall, and were well attended by the students and their friends. Lord and Lady ...

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  3. BRITISH EAST AFRICA.

    It is reported that Colonel Sir Francis de Winton, K.C.M.G., C.B., her Majesty's Commissioner in Swaziland, has been appointed Governor of British East Africa, ...

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  4. THE ADMINISTRATION OF NEW GUINEA.

    In the House of Commons last night Sir George Campbell, M.P. for Kircaldy, moved the abolition of the vote of £5000 for the maintenance and equipment of the ...

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  5. CABLEGRAMS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) AUSTRALIAN FROZEN MEAT.

    The frozen mutton ex Star of Victoria arrived in good condition. The beef was placed in store, though the market is rising. ...

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  6. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    MR. H. M. STAXLEY, after having visited Brussels, arrived at Dover on Saturday. He was greeted with enthusiasm. On reaching London Mr. Stanley was again enthusiastically received. ...

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  7. THE TASMANIAN COMPANY'S NEW STEAMER.

    The Tasmanian S. N. Company's steamer Talune will be launched at Leith on the 3rd proximo. ...

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  8. THE FLOODS IN AMERICA.

    The floods in the United States are causing widespread loss and hardship. Five thousand miles of country in the State of Louisiana are flooded, and 35,000 ...

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  9. A LIBEL CASE.

    In his suit against Harry Furnias, the artist of Punch, George Augustus Sala has recovered £5 damages for alleged libel. ...

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  10. THE VICTORIAN LOAN.

    The Victorian loan recently floated has been paid under discount. ...

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  11. COLONIAL BCOK POST.

    The colonial book post system will come into operation on May 1, the rate being one penny an ounce. ...

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  12. THE POLITICAL POSITION IN ENGLAND.

    Commenting upon the state of parties in the House of Commons in view of the opposition to the Irish Land Purchase scheme of the Government, the Pall Mall Gazette ...

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  13. THE POSTAL QUESTION.

    Mr. Raikes, the Postmaster-General, met the Agents-General yesterday to discuss the proposed reduction in the postal rates to the colonies. In consequence of the ...

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  14. ARRIVAL OF STANLEY IN LONDON.

    After having attended a number of brilliant receptions held in his honour at Brussels during the past week, Mr. H. M. Stanley left for England. ...

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  15. SIR GRAHAM BERRY.

    It was reported that Sir Graham Berry, the Agent-General for Victoria, was suffering from illness. The report, however, proved to be unfounded. ...

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  16. THE IRISH LAND PURCHASE SCHEME.

    It is expected that the Government will apply the principle of Mr. Parnell's land scheme in Ireland to the districts where the landlords are unwilling to sell or ...

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  17. THE ALFORD ESTATE IN NEW ZEALAND.

    The Court has allowed the Alford Estate Company in New Zealand to write off £24,000 of the capital. ...

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  18. QUEENSLAND.

    The Marine Board delivered its decision in reference to the loss of the brigantine Eliza Mary on a reef off Mallicolo Island, New Hebrides, on March 6. The board stated that they were of ...

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  19. REAL ESTATE, MORTGAGE AND DEPOSIT BANK.

    The Real Estate, Mortgage, and Deposit Bank offer to the public £150,000 worth of first mortgage debentures, bearing interest at 4½ per cent. The minimum is ...

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  20. NIHILISM IN RUSSIA.

    Five girls in Moscow, who apprehended that they would be arrested immediately upon suspicion of being concerned in the Nihilist movement in that city, committed ...

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  21. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The play off for the Championship Baseball League of South Australia between the Post and Telegraph and Norwood Clnbs took place on the oval on Saturday, and ended in a decisive win for ...

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  22. REMARKABLE FASTING EXPERIMENT.

    Signor Succi, the Italian fasting man, is strong. The fast of 40 days concludes tomorrow, and crowds are visiting the Westminster Aquarium, where he is exhibiting. ...

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  23. COMMERCIAL.

    The English wheat market is heavy and inactive. The Continental markets are inclined to buoyancy. The American market is advancing. Forward business in the Australasian colonies shows an ...

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  24. THE LABOUR AGITATION.

    The labour demonstration in the United States to take place on the 1st of May, simultaneously with the demonstration on the Continent, is assuming large ...

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  25. THE WRECK OF THE QUETTA.

    The Marine Board has given its decision in connection with the wreck of the Quetta. After recounting at considerable length the circumstances connected with the wreck, the Board state that they ...

    Article : 119 words
  26. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The steamers Taiyuan and Airlie have arrived at Thursday Island from southern ports. The Catterthun, from Hongkong, arrived at Thursday Island, and sailed south to-day. ...

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  27. TASMANIA.

    Mr. Santley it drawing crowded houses here. An inquiry into the collision between the Newcastle and the cutter Margaret was concluded at Launceston on Saturday. The decision was reserved ...

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  28. MR. ELLIS'S RUST-IN-WHEAT REMEDY.

    The Commissioner of Lands, after reading the telegram in Saturday's Register, giving an abstract of Mr. Smith Ellis's views about rust in wheat is of opinion that Mr. Smith Ellis contributed ...

    Article : 215 words
  29. THE ILLAWARRA IRONWORKS.

    Mr. Ormiston, a Glasgow iron expert, has been engaged to proceed to NewSouth Wales to examine the Illawarra iron manufacturing scheme advocated by Mr. Joseph ...

    Article : 107 words
  30. MR SHIELS, M.L.A.

    The P. and O. steamer Victoria arrived at the Semaphore, anchoring shortly after 8 o'clock on Sunday afternoon. Amongst the passengers is Mr. Shiels, M.L.A., of Victoria, who has taken ...

    Article : 204 words
  31. EXTENSIVE STRIKE OF RAILWAY EMPLOYEES.

    An extensive strike of railway employees has taken place on the Great Southern and Western Railway in Ireland, and railway traffic is paralysed. ...

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  32. EMIN PASHA'S MISSION.

    Emin Pasha, who accepted the position of Administrator of German East Africa under Major Wissman, has left Zanzibar in charge of an expedition for ...

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  33. ALLEGED SHOOTING WITH INTENT AND ARSON.

    David Graham, a hawker, camped at Ready Creek, yesterday accused Patrick Sweeney, a well-known selector, of robbing him of some jewellery. Whilst looking for horses, Graham drew a revolver, and fired ...

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  34. THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN IN LONDON.

    The Australian cricketers have arrived in London. The members of the team are in good health. ...

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