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
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
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
The Corps of Commissionaires will commence operations in Australia before Christmas. ...Article : 24 words
Three hundred deaths from cholera occurred at Peshawur, in the Punjaub, during the month of July. ...Article : 25 words
M. Katkoff, editor of the Moscow Gazette, who had been ill for some time, died to-day. ...Article : 26 words
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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