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  2. AUSTRALASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE.

    The Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science commenced its sittings in the varions departments of science to-day, and in nine sections meetings were held and papers read after the ...

    Article : 4,314 words
  3. SHIPPING REPORTS, &c.

    The Richard III., to load for Sydney, arrived at Port Townsend December 7. The Deliane, M'Near, and Nebe, were at San Diego, from Newcastle, at date of last advices. ...

    Article : 412 words
  4. AMUSEMENTS. ORPHEUS SOCIETY'S CONCERT.

    At the concert of the Orpheus Society given last evening at Aarons' Exchange, the attendance was considerably less than usual, thus carrying out the experience of previous years and tending to show that people ...

    Article : 457 words
  5. MEETINGS. CITY RAILWAY EXTENSION LEAGUE.

    A meeting, of the committee of the league, was held yesterday. Present—Messrs. H. C. Fraser (in the chair), R. Teece, T. Davis, A. J. Ross, R. Miller, Dr. Quaiffe, and W. Neilley, secretary. It was reported ...

    Article : 355 words
  6. AN OCEAN MYSTERY

    A New York telegram of December 3 says:—"An appalling sight was witnessed in the water off the Delaware Breakwater about dusk yesterday evening by the crew of the Norwegian barque Christian Seriver, which arrived from ...

    Article : 170 words
  7. TENDERS FOR PUBLIC WORKS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 467 words
  8. MAIL STEAMERS.

    The N. G. Lloyd steamer Elbe, hence to firemen, via ports, left Adelaide at 1.30 p.m. yesterday. ...

    Article : 20 words
  9. SHIPWRECK RELIEF SOCIETY.

    The monthly meeting of the Shipwreek Relief Society was held at the Chamber of Commerce yesterday afternoon. There were present Messrs. J. H. Storey (in the chair), T. O'Sullivan, Captain J. W. Brown ...

    Article : 135 words
  10. THE R.M.S. ZEALANDIA.

    Making a first-rate run from San Francisco, the Oceanie Steamship Company's R.M.S. Zealandia arrived here yesterday. She was berthed at Cowper Wharf in Woolloomooloo Bay, at 3.30 p. m., and the landing of passengers and ...

    Article : 310 words
  11. NORTH SHORE RAILWAY AND BRIDGE. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—It is indeed a pity that your correspondent, "Travelled Cornstalk," should so modestly hide his identify behind a nom de plume. He is such a splendid apologist for everything connected with the vexed ...

    Article : 889 words
  12. THE FRENCH FAIR.

    The French fair, in aid of St. Patrick's Presbytery, was a scene of busy excitement last night, when those who are in charge of the arrangements redoubled their efforts to secure the adhesion of everybody who entered ...

    Article : 371 words
  13. THE ABORIGINES' PROTECTION ASSOCIATION.

    A special meeting in connection with the Aborigines' Protection Association of New South Wales, was held on Sunday afternoon in St. John's Darlinghurst, when the schoolroom was crowded. Several aboriginal ...

    Article : 88 words
  14. AMERICAN SHIPPING.

    Under date the 14th ultimo, advices to hand from San Francisco per Zealandia, include the following movements of shipping for Australia, Loading: Albertine, 1504 tons, at Hastings, for Melbourne, ther, 1106 tons, at Port ...

    Article : 206 words
  15. METROPOLITAN TRANSIT COMMISSION.

    The weekly meeting of the Transit Commissioners was held in the offices, Castiereagh-street, yesterday morning. There were present the Mayor (Alderman S. ...

    Article : 267 words
  16. THE RUTHWELL.—A HEAVY SEA SHIPPED.

    On the voyage of the Rutnwell, from Glasgow, a sea broke on board, which in addition to doing damage to the ship's fittings, caused the death of one of the crew. The fatality happened on December 26, on which date the ship ...

    Article : 330 words
  17. THE PROTECTIONISTS and FEDERATION.

    Sir,—The leading article in the Herald ot to-day seems sadly to misapprehend the opinions of the protectionists touching this matter of federation. The Herald seems to think that the protectionists fear that ...

    Article : 1,020 words
  18. TRADES MOVEMENTS. MONSTER MEETING OF JOURNEYMEN BUTCHERS.

    One of the largest meetings of journeymen butchers ever held in the colony took place last night in the Carrington Hall, Castlereagh-street, for the purpose of electing the first officers of the recently-formed ...

    Article : 296 words
  19. MARRICK VILLE-BUR WOOD-ROAD RAILWAY.

    A public meeting was held in the Town Hall, Marrickville, last evening, to take into consideration the recent vote of the Public Works Committee re the Government proposal of a railway from Marrickville to ...

    Article : 168 words
  20. ARRIVALS AT SAN FRANCISCO.

    When the Zealandia left San Francisco on the 14th ultimo there were in port there from the New South Wales ports of Sydney and Newcastle the following shipping:— Aboukir Bay, Andora, Annie Johnson, Ardgowan, Beecroft, ...

    Article : 105 words
  21. THE LOAN QUESTION AT ST. LEONARDS.

    At Tuesday's meeting of the St. [?] eonards Council the question of borrowing an additional sum of £25,000 was brought up on a motion by the Mayor for the adoption of a minute of his own embodying such a ...

    Article : 418 words
  22. LUMBER VESSELS FOR AUSTRALIA.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 127 words
  23. MASTER PLUMBERS' ANNUAL MEETING.

    Mr. J. Hawksford occupied the chair at the annual meeting of the Master Plumbers' Union last evening in the Protestant Hall, Castlereagh-street. The annual report and balance-sheet were read, considered ...

    Article : 621 words
  24. SUPPOSED WRECK OFF CALIFORNIA.

    Hermione, British ship, Astoria November 24, for Cork, with a carge of flour, struck, on crossing out over the bar, and was spoken November 30th by the schooner Mary Dodge. At that time she was leaking, but needed no assistance. On ...

    Article : 154 words
  25. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—Your correspondent, "Travelled Cornstalk," has ignored the real point, which caused ma to write my letter appearing in your issue ot yesterday, and as I should not have written except on that vary point, he ...

    Article : 349 words
  26. SHIPPING AT BONOLULU.

    Ships in port at Honolulu on the 20th ultimo were:— H.M.S. Espiegle, Clark, from a cruise; U.S.S. Nipsle, Lyon, from Fanning's Island; barque Amy Turner, Johnson, from Boston; barque Discovery, M'Ncil, from San Francisco; ...

    Article : 122 words
  27. A REMARKABLE CRAFT.

    A press despatch from New York states that a remarkable. craft would be launched December 13 from the shipyard of James Lennox. Its designer and patentee, Dr. W. M. Jackson, has named it the Evolution. The boat is built on a ...

    Article : 281 words
  28. PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED.

    The December number of the Australian Brewers' Journal contains a great deal of matter interesting to those engaged in the wine and spirit and kindred trades. An excellent almanac, in monthly removable parts, is ...

    Article : 352 words
  29. THE NATURAL HISTORY ASSOCIATION OF NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Sir,—The above association, from its inception unt within the last several months, appeared to be in thriving condition, and carried on with no small degree of enthusiasm. The press reports of its meetings and ...

    Article : 181 words
  30. THE STEAMER ROTORUA IN FAULT.

    In yesterday's issue some particulars were given of the magisterial inquiry into the collision between the steamers Rotorua and Orowaiti. The decision has been given in the case as under:—The Court found that the collision was ...

    Article : 195 words
  31. THE CHINA.—THE FASTEST RUN ON RECORD.

    The new steamship China finished the fastest on record from Yokohama to San Francisco on the 6th ultimo. The Atta. reporting the trip, says:—A very handsome vessel is the Pacific Mail Company's new steamer China, which ...

    Article : 462 words
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    Advertising : 52 words
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