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  2. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    The Pilot Board held an inquiry into the circumstances attending the grounding of the steamer Adelaide, near Gellibrand Point Lightship, on the 12th July. The board found that Captain Lockyer, as an exempt ...

    Article : 289 words
  3. LATEST INTELLIGENGE.

    M. Flourens, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, has issued a circular of a conciliatory tone in reference to the Egyptian question. He states that France will not oppose any ...

    Article : 79 words
  4. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    M. KATKOFF, editor of the Moscow Gazette, whose death is announced by cable, was a remarkable man. In a country in which the press is subject to a rigorous censorship, and ...

    Article : 3,311 words
  5. THE CORPS OF COMMISSIONAIRES.

    The Corps of Commissionaires will commence operations in Australia before Christmas. ...

    Article : 24 words
  6. CHOLERA IN THE PUNJAUB.

    Three hundred deaths from cholera occurred at Peshawur, in the Punjaub, during the month of July. ...

    Article : 25 words
  7. (REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.) DEATH OF M. KATKOFF.

    M. Katkoff, editor of the Moscow Gazette, who had been ill for some time, died to-day. ...

    Article : 26 words
  8. THE BUSINESS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

    In the House of Commons to-day Mr. W. H. Smith, the First Lord of the Treasury, announced, on behalf of the Government, that they intended to drop ...

    Article : 76 words
  9. QUEENSLAND.

    A meeting of Roman Catholics was held in St. Stephen's schoolroom last night to arrange for an address and presentation to Archbishop Dunne to mark the occasion of his elevation to the archiepiscopate. ...

    Article : 117 words
  10. THE NEW HEBRIDES QUESTION.

    In the course of a statement made in the House of Lords to-day, on the New Hebrides question, Lord Salisbury explained that the attention of the French Government had been ...

    Article : 158 words
  11. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    At a representative meeting of tramway employees at Kensington, this evening, it was decided to form a union for the mutual benefit of the workers of the tramways. Letters were received from several members ...

    Article : 94 words
  12. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    WE have received the following memorandum from the Electric Telegraph Department:—"We are advised by Adelaide that the land line between Moulmein and Bangkok, and the cable between Singapore and ...

    Article : 5,445 words
  13. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    A respectable old man named Captain Scott, who has been staying at Cossack for the past two months, was found dead on Friday morning a mile from the port shot through the head. A revolver was found beside ...

    Article : 61 words
  14. LATER NEWS FROM NEW GUINEA.

    The expedition despatched by Mr. John Douglas to inquire into and punish the perpretrators of the recent massacre at the mouth of the Heath River have returned safely to Port Moresby, having ...

    Article : 888 words
  15. NEW ZEALAND.

    The sentence of death passed upon the Maori prisoners convicted of the murder of the native near Gisborne has been commuted to penal servitude for life. ...

    Article : 32 words
  16. HEAVY FLOODS IN VICTORIA.

    Heavy floods are reported in the Goulburn Valley. The river is within a few feet of the great flood of 1870, and now registers 31ft. above summer level. The town of Yea is inundated, many people having ...

    Article : 428 words
  17. THE CHINESE COMMISSIONERS AT COOKTOWN.

    The Chinese Commissioners arrived to-day. The principal Chinese residents, with the Chinese band, met them on the wharf, on which about 300 Europeans were assembled. The Chinese Commissioners were ...

    Article : 163 words
  18. THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY COMMISSION.

    The progress report of the Transcontinental Railway Commission was laid before Parliament to-day. The evidence induced the commission to recommend that the transcontinental railway should not be ...

    Article : 159 words
  19. ATTEMPT TO FLOAT THE STEAMER WENTWORTH.

    The attempt made to lift the stranded steamer Wentworth on Monday failed, owing to the insufficient strength of the spars used, causing the cable chains to give way. It has now been decided to ...

    Article : 88 words
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