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  2. SHIPPING REPORTS, &c.

    San Francisco charters include the Sir William Wallace, 968 tons, port London for Sydney, on owners account; Comet. 408 tons Humboldt Bay to Sydney, at 60s.; Titan, 1176 tons, San francisco to Sydney in Australian Despatch Line. ...

    Article : 229 words
  3. AMUSEMENTS.

    Miss Jennis Lee enters to-night upon the second and last week of her personation, for the present at least, of Jo. It is not often that so clever a realisation of an author's intention as Miss Lae's Jo is seen upon the ...

    Article : 308 words
  4. THE DEFENCES OF TASMANIA.

    Major-General Edwards's report on the Tasmanian defences was laid on the table of the Assembly this evening. The local forces are not in a satisfactory state, and little reliance can be placed on ...

    Article : 270 words
  5. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Sir Henry Brougham Loch and suite reached here at 8 this morning by special train for Melbourne. ARMIDALE, FRIDAY. The hospital ball was a great success. It is expected ...

    Article : 1,774 words
  6. PARLIAMENT OF QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day, Mr. Murphy presented a petition from 1000 labourers asking the Government to stop State-aided emigration, and to start public works. Mr. Perkins moved ...

    Article : 286 words
  7. THE SHEARING SEASON.

    Brookong station has shorn 221,000 sheep this year. Shearing finished on Wednesday. The Wolseley machine was used, and with most satisfactory results, most of the men averaging over 100 sheep shorn per ...

    Article : 123 words
  8. R.M.S. ORIZABA.

    The following passengers are booked by the R.M.S. Orizaba, 6184 tons, Captain G. N. Conlan, to leave Sydney to-day for London, via ports:—From Sydney to London: Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Tooth, Misses Tooth (2). ...

    Article : 484 words
  9. HER MAJESTY'S.

    The audiences at this theatre have grown space during the week, and vast applause has been bestowed on Mr. George Rignold and his elaborate production of "King Henry the Fifth." This revival, with Mr. ...

    Article : 170 words
  10. THE WOOL TRAFFIC AT ALBURY.

    In connection with the wool traffic, which is now large, an extraordinary feature, which appears to indicate railway mismanagement, is freely commented upon. Large quantities of wool are consigned from local ...

    Article : 95 words
  11. MR. J. CREER, M.L.A., AT NEWCASTLE.

    Last evening Mr. J. Creer, M.L.A., addressed the electors from the balcony of Trotter's Hotel, Wallsend about 400 people being present. The chair was taken by the Mayor of Wallsend, Mr. W. Rushton, who briefly ...

    Article : 468 words
  12. RETURN OF SIR HENRY LOCH TO MELBOURNE.

    The Governor, Sir Henry Loch, and family arrived this afternoon by special train. The trip overland was somewhat disagreeable, owing to the heavy rain which fell to-day. Sir William ...

    Article : 92 words
  13. CRITERION.

    "Sophia" having concluded a brief, though very successful, run, on the occasion of its revival, will give place to-night to another piece well and favourably known to local playgoers, "The Pickpocket" This ...

    Article : 165 words
  14. LECTURE.

    The third and last of a course of lectures on "Profitable Uses for Surplus Fruits and Vegetables," under the auspices of the Board of Technical Education, was delivered last evening, in the temperance Hall, by Mr. ...

    Article : 830 words
  15. ARMIDALE CIRCUIT COURT.

    The Circuit Court finished sitting yesterday evening. Only one civil case, Solomon v. Chappol, was tried, in which, after a lengthy hearing, a verdict for defendant was returned. ...

    Article : 112 words
  16. THE MERKSWORTH.

    This vessel, belonging to the Bulli Coal Company, has just received a very complete overhaul. Both engines and hull have been carefully examined and thoroughly repaired. She has also been fitted with a new steel boiler 10ft, 6in. in ...

    Article : 172 words
  17. THE MARITIME DISPUTE IN ROCKHAMPTON.

    The Balmoral Castle is expected to finish loading her cargo of frozen meat late to-morrow night, and will sail direct for London either on Sunday or Monday. Her cargo will consist of about 400 tons ...

    Article : 105 words
  18. MR. SNAZELLE'S ENTERTAINMENT.

    There was a large audience, mainly composed of officers, with their relatives, and men of the New South Wales Artillery, at the School of Arts last evening, when Mr. G. H. Snazelle's charming programme was ...

    Article : 347 words
  19. FATAL ACCIDENT ON THE RAILWAY.

    Francis Sheil, working with a horse and cart at the duplication of the line from Picton to Campbelltown, was run over by the express up-train yesterday. Sheil and the horse were killed. It is said that Sheil could ...

    Article : 63 words
  20. THE CHINGTU.

    The China Navigation Company's steamer Chingtu arrived yesterday from Hongkong by way of the usual ports of call and Queensland ports. Captain Hunt has very little to say of the voyage. It has been a most uneventful one, with ...

    Article : 214 words
  21. THE ESCAPE OF CONVICTS FROM GEELONG GAOL.

    Considerable excitement was caused at Ballarat to-day by an announcement of the capture of Fredk. Clarke, the remaining escapes from Geelong gaol. At 6 o'clock yesterday evening ...

    Article : 327 words
  22. INSPECTION OF BUTTER FACTORIES.

    Dr. Ashburton Thompson, deputy medical adviser to the Government, and an officer of the Board of Health, passed through this district to-day, making an inspection of the butter factories, and inquiring into the ...

    Article : 214 words
  23. THE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING TRADE.

    An exchange to haud says:—An indication of the great increase of the commerce between New Zealand and the United Kingdom, was recently given by the news that the two direct steamship companies have been obliged to meet ...

    Article : 215 words
  24. OVERLAND PASSENGER TRAFFIC.

    For Melbourne (by Cock's excursion) at 1.50 a.m.: S. Bingley (Queanbeyan), G. Munro (Cunnamulla), F. Grimsley, T. A. Morelli (Newtown), Rev. C. J. W. Moon, Mrs. Moon (Manly), Miss Sheary, Mrs. M. P. Punch, D. M'Grath (Hyde ...

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  25. THE NEXT PERFORMANCE OF "ELIJAH."

    It certainly speaks well for the taste of the musical public of Sydney that such exceptional interest is manifested in the cratorio, "Elijah." Two enormous audiences have listened to it within a fortnight, and, ...

    Article : 277 words
  26. THE NEWCASTLE STEAMSHIP COMPANY.

    Very many of our general readers, and especially those who for business or pleasure were in the habit of travelling to the Hunter River before the railway was opened, will hear with regret that Captain W. Adams, recently of the ...

    Article : 495 words
  27. FLOWER SHOW AT KEMPSEY.

    A promenade concert was given in the Agricultural Hall last night in connection with the flower show. It was a great success and largely attended. In the interval Dr. Casement delivered a short but interessting ...

    Article : 148 words
  28. MR. CHARLES ARNOLD.

    From American advices to hand by the last mail we learn of the success in Chicago at the popular actor, Mr. Charles Arnold, who opened there on September 9 in "Haus the Boatman." Mr. Arnold appears to have ...

    Article : 90 words
  29. WESLEY AN DISTRICT MEETING AT GOULBURN.

    At the Wesleyan District Meeting the following resolutions were passed,—"That in our opinion the proposal to give effect to all invitations to circuits that have been accepted by ministers is objectionable, ...

    Article : 202 words
  30. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    During the week the following stock have passed:- 800 store bullocks, Mein Brothers owners, for Boorooma, Hetherington in charge; 330 fats from Mount Morris, Fraundfelder and Co. owners, for Nevertire, ...

    Article : 430 words
  31. REPORTED CASE OF ASIATIC CHOLERA IN FITZROY.

    Considerable excitement has been created in Fitzroy by a fatal case of alleged Asiatic cholera. A Sikh named Zane Sing, who arrived recently by the steamer Duke of Sutherland from Singapore, ...

    Article : 353 words
  32. MR. JOHN SOLOMON'S MUSEUM.

    The "Royal Museum and Palace of Amusement," under the direction of Mr. John Solomon, will be opened to the public on Wednesday next. It is situated in George-street, opposite the Town ...

    Article : 119 words
  33. SIR THOMAS ESMONDE AT LISMORE.

    Sir Thomas Esmonde gave an address last night in the new Theatre Royal on the subject of Home Rule. The building is only half-finished, but it was temporarily fitted up for the occasion. About 200 were ...

    Article : 152 words
  34. THE ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS.

    The third of Signor Hazon's admirable orchestral concerts will be given this afternoon in the Darlinghurst Hall. The programme advertised is particularly good. Wagner's " Tanuhauser" and Weber's ...

    Article : 107 words
  35. LATE MINING.

    There is no truth in the reported falling off in the appearance of the stopes at the Junction mine. Large quantities of first-class ore are being broken, with an 'abundance in sight. Good progress is ...

    Article : 281 words
  36. M. PASTRUR'S ANTHRAX SPECIFIC.

    Dr. Germont writes to the effect that M. Pasteur is Willing to introduce the anthrax specific on reasonable terms. The pasture and stock boardss interested are being communicated with, with a view to united ...

    Article : 154 words
  37. THE BALLOON ASCENT.

    As will be seen by an advertisement appearing in this issue, Prof. Jackson will this afternoon at Ashfield ascend in a balloon and drop to the earth from the clouds. The arrangements for the feat are under ...

    Article : 57 words
  38. THE BABY SHOW.

    It is reported that the entries for the forthcoming baby show number upwards of 2000. Liberal provision is being made for the little competitors and their parents or nurses. The first prize will be decided by the votes ...

    Article : 627 words
  39. PROTECTION MEETING AT TAMWORTH.

    At a meeting of protectionists this afternoon, it was decided to form a local branch of the National Protection Association. A provisional committee was appointed to draw up rules, &c. It was resolved to invite ...

    Article : 71 words
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