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  2. THE RETURN OF BISHOP BARRY.

    At a meeting of laymen of the Church of England to-day, a committee was appointed to prepare an address to Bishop Barry on his return from England, in view of his action at the Lambeth ...

    Article : 123 words
  3. THE PARNELLITE INQUIRY.

    Mr. Edward Harrington, M.P. for Kerry, was charged by Sir Richard Webster, the Attorney-General of England, who appears for the Times at the Commission of Inquiry ...

    Article : 1,185 words
  4. THE PACIFIC CABLE.

    The Secretary of the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company has written a letter to the Times dealing with the proposed construction of a cable across the Pacific. He ...

    Article : 102 words
  5. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    The attendance, at the Exhibition to-day numbered 12,564. An orchestral concert was given in the afternoon, and "Elijah" was rendered in the evening. The reports of the prospects of the wheat harvest ...

    Article : 671 words
  6. EUROPEAN CABLEGRAMS.

    The Morning Post states that M. do Freycinet, the French Minister for War, has given orders for the purchase of 100,000 boxes of preserved meat in Paris for the use of the ...

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  7. THE SHIPPING FREIGHTS.

    The Shippers' Committee consider that the advance in tonnage justifies the freights to Australia being fixed at 30s. per ton. Tonnage is advancing, but it is understood that the ...

    Article : 45 words
  8. ARRIVAL OF CARDINAL MORAN AT ADELAIDE.

    Cardinal Moran arrived by the Cuzco to-day, and was welcomed by Archbishop Reynolds and other members of the Catholic Church. His Eminence, in reply, said he had travelled a good deal on ...

    Article : 163 words
  9. THE FEDERAL COUNCIL.

    The following telegram was received this morning by Sir Thomas M'Ilwraith, from the Premier of South Australia, in reference to the Federal Council:—"It has been suggestod in our Assembly that we should in ...

    Article : 388 words
  10. THE RENFREWSHIRE MISSING.

    The barque Renfrewshire, from Glasgow to Maryborough, has been posted at Lloyds as missing. ...

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  11. LOAN FOR MILITARY PURPOSES IN ITALY.

    It is reported that Italy is about to raise a large loan for military purposes. ...

    Article : 24 words
  12. ATTACK ON A GERMAN ESCORT.

    Two hundred Alsatian recruits attacked a German escort, and then decamped into Switzerland. ...

    Article : 21 words
  13. RUSSIA AND BULGARIA.

    The Czar of Russia has directed 60 Bulgarian refugees, serving in the Russian army, to resign, or become naturalised as Russian subjects. ...

    Article : 31 words
  14. RETURN OF THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN.

    The Australian Eleven returned by the steamer Cuzco to-day. All are in splendid health, and they have enjoyed the trip, the financial results of which are satisfactory. The team were welcomed to ...

    Article : 311 words
  15. THE WRECK IN THE GILBERT GROUP.

    Taking the circumstanccs already reported of the abandonment of a ship named the Rock Terrace into account, there is little doubt but the unknown vessel wrecked in the Gilbert Group, as reported by the schooner George Noble, and published in ...

    Article : 283 words
  16. AGRICULTURE IN NEW CALEDONIA.

    Mr. Harrison, of New Caledonia, who is at present in Paris, is organising a society for the promotion of agriculture in that dependency. ...

    Article : 31 words
  17. COMMERCIAL.

    The market for Australian Government stocks is agitated, on account of the fear that money will become dearer. ...

    Article : 32 words
  18. NEW PASSAGE TO TONGA.

    Captain Schmolder, of the German steamer Lubeck, his courteously supplied us with the following particulars of a new and short passage to Tonga. The name given to the channel is the Egeria, so-called after H.M.S. Egeria, the captain of which ...

    Article : 248 words
  19. ATTEMPTED MURDER IN WHITECHAPEL.

    London was again horrified this morning at the disoovery of the body of a woman in ono of the by-lanes in Whitechapel. The circumstances are similar to the las murder. ...

    Article : 183 words
  20. THE CHINESE QUESTION.

    The application to stay proceedings in the case of Toy versus Musgrove, pending the appeal to the Privy Council, was disposed of to-day by Mr. Justice Kerferd in the Supreme Court, Plaintiff had been ...

    Article : 184 words
  21. THE GAZELLE.

    The German brigantine Gazelle, which left Auckland in June last, arrived at Lisbon and was ordered on to Hamburg. It now appears that on her arrival off that port she had become so leaky that to prevent her foundering she had to be beached, the pumps ...

    Article : 152 words
  22. QUEENSLAND.

    The secretary of the Aquat o Carnival Committee has received a telegram from Trickett, stating that the reason of his not competing is that he is not in condition. ...

    Article : 307 words
  23. THE ASSEGAI.

    It is welcome news to learn by wire as forwarded from Melbourne last night that the little Assegai, or what is believed to be her, was seen by the captain of the steamer Barcoo about 40 miles from Port Phillip Hoads, at daylight yesterday morning. There ...

    Article : 133 words
  24. SHIPPING REPORTS, &c.

    CUSTOM HOUSE.—Entered Outwards, November 22: Adelaide (s.), 917 tons, Captain T. W. Lockyer, for Adelaide, via Melbourne; Beeswing (s.), 716 tons, Captain J. F. Le Maistre, for Melbourne; Glenalvon, ship, 2072 tons, Captain ...

    Article : 1,743 words
  25. PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY OF VICTORIA.

    At to-day's sittings of the Presbyterian Assembly the Rev. J. G. Paton urged the necessity of reinstating Biblical instruction into the ordinary curriculum of primary education. A resolution was carried ...

    Article : 160 words
  26. THE MESSAGERIES MARITIMES COMPANY.

    The fleet of the Messageries Maritimes Company will shortly be augmented by several splendid steamers, which are either building or are about to be built in French yards. At L[?]otat the large pucket boat Australien is fast approaching completion, ...

    Article : 148 words
  27. THE GERMAN REICHSTAG.

    A forecast of the speech of the Emperor William of Germany in opening the Reichstag has been published. The maintenance of the friendly relations ...

    Article : 84 words
  28. SAMOA.

    Since writing my last, Tamasese has left Mulinun in his boats, and has gone to Atua, milking Salnatato his headquarters. The belief of some white residents in Apia was that he would be defeated there by Mataafa and his ...

    Article : 685 words
  29. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    A special will leave Adelaide at 9 p.m., with the mails and passengers by the Cuzco, for the eastern colonies. The Government has received the resignation of Mr. ...

    Article : 128 words
  30. CHARGES OF FRAUD AGAINST A PUBLIC OFFICIAL.

    The hearing of the charges against Thomas Francis Butler, formerly chief clerk in the Registrar of Titles Office, was continued at the City Police Court to-day. Altogether four charges were formulated of fraud in ...

    Article : 375 words
  31. THE EMIGRATION OF CROFTERS.

    A meeting was held at Westminster to-day in connection with the scheme propounded by Mr. W. L. Rees, of Gisborne. New Zealand, for the emigration of Scotch crofters to ...

    Article : 151 words
  32. THE VALUE OF LAND IN MELBOURNE.

    A return laid before the Assembly to-day illustrates the great rise in the value of land in the neighbourhood if Melbourne during the last 10 years. The portion of South Melbourne between the Yarra and the main ...

    Article : 120 words
  33. INTERCOLONIAL TEMPERANCE CONVENTION.

    At to-day's meeting of the Intercolonial Temperance Convention, the religious and medical aspects of temperance were discussed. In debating the former question, Mr. W. M. K. Vale declared that the wealthy ...

    Article : 163 words
  34. LAND SELECTION AT COROWA.

    Considerable interest was created in Corowa to-day on account of three reserves in the district being available for selection as special areas. There were only 1700 acres in all, making 11 blocks of the maximum area allowed for ...

    Article : 128 words
  35. HONOUR TO N. S. W.

    Every whisky-drinking country in the world now has Walker's as its leading brand, and no small honour is due to our colony as having been the first to recognise the sterling merits of this brand.—[ADVT.] ...

    Article : 18 words
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