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  2. MURDER IN MACLEAY-STREET.

    Shortly after half-past 2 o'clock yesterday morning Police-constable Sutherland, belonging to the Darlinghurst division, was shot while in the performance of his duty in Macleay-street, Potts Point. ...

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  3. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Saturday and Sunday were showery, the total fall being 80 points. It is still dull and close. The rain on Saturday stopped the all-day parade of volunteers. The men were drilled in the old ...

    Article : 611 words
  4. HEAVY GALE ON THE NEW ZEALAND COAST.

    During a severe gale on Sunday morning the Union Company's steamer Maitai, a small coastal boat ran on Richards' Rock, off Red Mercury Island, and sank in deep water 10 minutes ...

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  5. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    The schedule of John Nichols, of Temple-court, was filed in the Insolvency Court to-day. The [?]uses are stated to be the collapse of the land boom which prevented the realisation of properties ...

    Article : 342 words
  6. THE GREAT FLOODS IN AMERICA.

    It is now conjectured by some that no less than 25,000 persons have been drowned in the floods that resulted from the terrific rain storms in the Pittsburgh district. It ...

    Article : 169 words
  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    It is now estimated that 25,000 persons have been drowned in the floods in America, and that 800 persons were burned to death is Johnstown. A CONSTABLE named Sutherland was murdered ...

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  8. THE POLITICAL SITUATION IN VICTORIA.

    A meeting of Mr. Nimmo's supporters to-night passed a resolution expressing the opinion that very gross injustice has been done to Mr. Nimmo, and through him to the electors of Albert Park ...

    Article : 116 words
  9. QUEENSLAND.

    The Treasury returns for the month of May show that the total revenue proper amounted to £239,652, a decrease of £7972 as compared with May last year. The Customs gave an increase of ...

    Article : 296 words
  10. THE EASTERN QUESTION.

    The Panslavist party are jubilant, believing that the Czar's speech at a banquet in St. Petersburg, in which he declared that the Prince of Montenegro was the ...

    Article : 143 words
  11. ARRIVAL OF MR. JOHN DILLON IN BRISBANE.

    The Gambier, with Mr. Dillon on board, arrived shortly after 8 this morning. Notwithstanding Mr. Dillon's desire that there should be no public reception, a great crowd assembled in the vicinity of ...

    Article : 427 words
  12. CHANTILLY SPRING MEETING.

    At the Chantilly Spring Meeting to-day, the Prix du Jockey Club (French Derby) resulted as under- PRIX DU JOCKEY CLUB, of 4000 sovs. For ...

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  13. THE FIREMEN AND ENGINE-DRIVERS ON THE RAILWAY.

    Yesterday a meeting of engine-drivers and firemen employed on the Western railway was held to consider certain charges made against them in Sydney. The meeting was well attended, and Mr. W. H. Paul and ...

    Article : 237 words
  14. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Inspector Rosewarne reports unfavourably on the Nevada and Mount Loyell mines, near Blinman, and thinks the Mount Mary copper mine near Parachilna should produce a regular supply on a ...

    Article : 391 words
  15. SHOCKING MURDER IN NEW ZEALAND.

    A settler at Kaiwarra, near Wellington, named Thomas Hawkins, has been found murdered on the road leading to his residence. He had been shot and afterwards stabbed, the body being covered ...

    Article : 97 words
  16. LIBEL ACTION AT NEWCASTLE.

    The District Court was opened to-day before Judge M'Farland. In the case of Charles W. W[?]bber versus the proprietors of the Newcastle Herald, for libel, in which damages were laid at £200, a verdict was ...

    Article : 87 words
  17. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—I hope the authorities will not overlook the moral of the tragic occurrence in Macleay-street last night, but will at once proceed to arm the police (whilst on night duty) with firearms. Had poor Sutherland ...

    Article : 118 words
  18. THE WRECK OF THE STEAMER FIJIAN.

    The steamer Fijian, which was wrecked at Tanna, was valued at £22,000. She was insured in the National for £10,000, the Union Steamship Company being the insurers for half her value. The ...

    Article : 70 words
  19. THE MOONTA COPPER MINE DISPUTE.

    Messrs. Burton and Spence, of the Amalgamated Miners' Association of Australasia, who visited the Mootna mines, have prepared a report, in which they state that after investigation they found that ...

    Article : 269 words
  20. RAILWAY COMMUNICATION IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The Great Southern Railway was formally opened on Saturday. The weather at first appeared threatening, but it cleared up. A large number of persons from almost every part of the colony were ...

    Article : 179 words
  21. BREAK DOWN ON THE NEWCASTLE LINE.

    The through train, which left Sydney at 7 to-night for Brisbane, broke down near Gosford. An engine and the necessary appliances left here shortly after 10 to bring in the mails and passengers. ...

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  22. OVERLAND PASSENGER TRAFFIC.

    For Melbourne (by express) from Albury on Monday: Mr. S. James, Miss James, James Smith, Morris Jacobs, D. Fountain, Louis Michaells, P. M'McLean, A. F. Crombie, W. J. M'Nevin, J. Fullarton, D. C. S. Drummond, T. ...

    Article : 387 words
  23. TASMANIA.

    Parliament will be further prorogued till July. The Scotsdale railway will be opened on July 1. The weather has cleared somewhat, but it is still very threatening. ...

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  24. THE FLOODS IN VICTORIA.

    In consequence of the recent heavy rains the Murray and Campaspi[?] Rivers are rising at Eohuca. At Donald the Richardson River is in flood. The waters have been greatly augmented through the ...

    Article : 71 words
  25. THE NEWCASTLE BURGLARIES.

    At the police court this morning, a youth of 17 named William Sharp was charged with breaking and entering the promises of H. Langwill, Watt-street, Newcastle, and stealing therefrom three £l-notes. He was ...

    Article : 60 words
  26. NEW ZEALAND.

    In addressing his constituents, Mr. Fergus, Minister for Defence, said the Government had no intention of borrowing. The Government meant to pay their way and live within their means, and ...

    Article : 59 words
  27. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Stock movements: 2000 merino ewes, from Annandale for Barringun, W. Hawley owner; 2600 mixed merinos, from Marven for Carrawobitty, Coward and Sons; 1100 mixed w[?]aners, from Waterview for ...

    Article : 119 words
  28. LATE MINING.

    The following sales are reported:—Brokens, £33 12s., £33 11s.; Block 14, £6 8s. 6d.; South, paid, 91s., 99s.; British, 75s., 75s. 6d.; Baker's Crooks, 74s. 3d., 73s.; Contrals, contributing, 73s.; Block 10, at 54s., ...

    Article : 120 words
  29. EXPLORATION IN NEW GUINEA.

    The New Guinea Government schooner Gunaka has just arrived from Veimauxi River with news of Sir William M'Gregor. Up to the 18th May the party were all well and had sustained no accident ...

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  30. FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.

    The body of a man named Barrett was found early on Saturday morning on the rails, a short distance from Wharing's Station, having apparently been run over by the last goods train on ...

    Article : 58 words
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