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  2. MUNICIPAL RATES AT GOULBURN.

    A special meeting of the council was held this evening to take into consideration the appeals against arrears of rates. The following motion was proposed by the Mayor, and carried:—"That all ratepayers who ...

    Article : 220 words
  3. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The rainfall last year was 28 inches 14 points, which fell in 76 days, the heaviest fall being 580 points, in May. 3650 bales of wool, representing 640 tons, have been ...

    Article : 1,069 words
  4. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) VICTORIA.

    Messrs. Mathieson and Johnson, the Queensland Railway Commissioners arrived this morning by express, from Sydney. The Postal Department to-day received a ...

    Article : 300 words
  5. ENGLAND AND PORTUGAL.

    The Admiralty has despatched H.M.S. Enchantress under sealed orders to H.M. ships Benbow and Colossus, which are at present at Gibraltar. ...

    Article : 162 words
  6. CABLEGRAMS. THE UNION BANK OF AUSTRALIA.

    The Union Bank of Australia han declared a dividend of 14 per cent., and carried £16,700 forward. ...

    Article : 30 words
  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    MATTERS between England and Portugal have reached a critical statte, The Portuguese journals adopt a defiant tone towards England. Three English warships are belived to be bound ...

    Article : 7,440 words
  8. THE NATIONAL BANK OF NEW ZEALAND.

    The National Bank of New Zealand has declared a dividend of, 5 per cent. ...

    Article : 23 words
  9. DIVERSION OF THE SHIPPING TRADE FROM LONDON.

    In consequence of the diversion of a portion of the shipping trade from London, the ship Carlisle has been fixed to sail from Hull for Melbourne. ...

    Article : 37 words
  10. HUNTER RIVER FARMERS' ASSOCIATION.

    The annual meeting of the Hunter River Farmers' Association was held last evening in the School of Arts, Largs. Mr. John Mitchell, J.P., president, occupied the chair. The report and balance-sheet were ...

    Article : 172 words
  11. COLONIAL BUTTER IN LONDON.

    The butter shipped from Sydney in the Liguria and Ormuz has been found to be equal in quality to the best Normandy and English samples. It realised upwards of ...

    Article : 55 words
  12. BANQUET TO MISS MYRA KEMBLE.

    A number of colonists in London have arranged to give a banquet to Miss Myra Kemble, the Australian actress. Sir James Fergusson will preside. ...

    Article : 34 words
  13. QUEENSLAND.

    The dispute between the auctioneers and produce dealers is apparently no nearer settlement than it was yesterday. The produce sales this morning were well attended, and fair prices were realised. The ...

    Article : 262 words
  14. DEATH OF THE DOWAGER EMPRESS AUGUSTA.

    The Dowager Empress Augusta of Germany, widow of the late Emperor William, died to-day at 4.30 p.m. from a severe attack of influenza. Her ...

    Article : 301 words
  15. THE MELBOURNE HARBOUR TRUST DREDGER.

    The G. Ward Cole, an iron screw dredging steamer, constructed by Messrs. William Simons and Co. for the Melbourne Harbour Trust Commissioners, has arrived ...

    Article : 58 words
  16. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 381 words
  17. H.M.S. OPAL.

    H.M.S. Opal, which is at present on the Australian station, will be relieved shortly. ...

    Article : 19 words
  18. THE SLAVIN-SMITH AFFAIR.

    The Pelican Club have exonerated Mr. Abington and Mr. Fleming, the club's master of ceremonies, from blame in connection with the disgraceful proceedings at ...

    Article : 43 words
  19. RUSSIAN RAILWAY THROUGH SIBERIA.

    Russia will begin the construction of the Siberian railway in the spring simultaneously at three different points. ...

    Article : 25 words
  20. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Government this year has arranged for the collection of the agricultural statistics, The different areas of the colony are divided into three districts. The returns are being collected by ...

    Article : 370 words
  21. THE GAS STOKERS STRIKE.

    The dock labourers are assisting the gas stokers on strike by voting money to enable them to continue the strike, and have promised to use their efforts to block ...

    Article : 88 words
  22. VISIT OF HENRY IRVING TO AUSTRALIA.

    Henry Irving and Miss Ellen Terry propose to visit Australia on a professional tour. ...

    Article : 30 words
  23. OVERLAND PASSENGER TRAFFIC.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 569 words
  24. THE ENGLISH DERBY.

    Mr. Matthew Dawson, the well-known horse-trainer, declares that the Hon. James White's horse Narellan, which is engaged in the English Derby, is equal to the best ...

    Article : 45 words
  25. THE COPPER MARKET.

    The copper market is active. The present quotation is £52 per ton. ...

    Article : 18 words
  26. THE FLOODS IN QUEENSLAND.

    The floods continue in the Northern and Central districts. At Normanton the water commenced rising again yesterday. There are over 80 persons in the outlying country who will ...

    Article : 290 words
  27. COMMERCIAL.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 121 words
  28. THE PUGILISTIC CHAMPIONSHIP.

    The Melbourne Athletic Club has transmitted to England, by cable, the intimation that it is prepared to offer a purse of a thousand pounds and to produce a backer to the extent of a thousand pounds ...

    Article : 110 words
  29. TASMANIA.

    The s.s. Rimutaka arrived to-day from London. She sails for New Zealand to-morrow. ...

    Article : 17 words
  30. THE POLITICAL CRISIS IN SPAIN.

    Senor Sagasta, who undertook the responsibility of reconstructing the Spanish Cabinet, has failed to complete his task. ...

    Article : 40 words
  31. NEW ZEALAND.

    The tender of J. Anderson for the construction of the first section of the Midland Railway at Springfield has been accepted. The total cost will exceed £60,000. ...

    Article : 101 words
  32. THE KIAMA AGRICULTURAL SHOW.

    People here are well pleased with the liberal way in which the Railway Commissioners have met the Agricultural Association in the matter of special trains on the show days, 16th and 17th instant, Special trains ...

    Article : 105 words
  33. MAIL ARRANGEMENTS BETWEEN BORENORE AND ORANGE.

    The transferring of the mails from Borenore to Orange called forth a public meeting, which was held at Borenore a few days ago, when the following resolution was passed:—"That in the opinion of this meeting ...

    Article : 235 words
  34. CASUALTIES.

    Yesterday morning several children living at Parkestreet. Macdonaldtown—among them being a girl named Annie Isabel Whastlik, 6 years old—were amusing themselves in one of the yards in the ...

    Article : 257 words
  35. THE GERMANS IN EAST AFRICA.

    Further news from Bagamoyo, in East Africa, reports that the Arabs, who were defeated by Major Wissmann at Saadani, have re-occupied that station. ...

    Article : 52 words
  36. THE HUME DISTRICT STOCK BOARD.

    A meeting of the Stock Board for the Hume district was held to-day at the stock office. Mr. William Purtell was chairman in the absence of Mr. James M'Laurin. It was resolved to include crows and ...

    Article : 171 words
  37. ARTESIAN WATER ON THE PAROO.

    Wanaaring reports that another splendid supply of water has been struck at Nocoleche, in No. 3 bore, 27 miles south-east of the homestead, at a depth of 1227ft. The supply is estimated at about 720,000 gallons per 24 ...

    Article : 169 words
  38. LATE MINING.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 159 words
  39. Advertising

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    Advertising : 81 words
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