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  2. COUNTRY NEWS.

    At the annual entertainment and distribution of prizes at St. Stauislaus' College, yesterday, there was a large attendance of visitors, and much interest was manifested in the proceedings. During the afternoon ...

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  3. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    With regard to the discrepancy between the Audit Commissioners' report of the defficiency and that announced by Mr. Munro, the latter adopts the figures of the Commissioners as correct. ...

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  4. THE BRITISH AND CHINESE IN BURMAH.

    The Chinese commander has been ordered to re-occupy the recently-abandoned position at Kampoung, in Burmah. The British decline to withdraw, and a ...

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  5. CABLEGRAMS.

    Speaking at a banquet in London last night H.R.H. the Prince of Wales said he was delighted that the nation had approved of the approaching marrige of the Duke ...

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  6. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    THE debate upon the motion of censure was continued in the Legislative Assembly yesterday. THE principal feature of the proceedings was the speech of Sir Henry Parkes, who stated that the ...

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  7. THE DEFENCES OF ALBANY AND THURSDAY ISLAND.

    Three six-inch guns will be shipped next week by order of the War Office authorities for the defence of Albany, in Western Australia, and another similar gun will be ...

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  8. CANADA AND NEWFOUNDLAND.

    Newfoundland is levying additional duties on products imported from Canada. Great excitement prevails in consequence, and the regular course of trade between ...

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  9. PATAL FIRES IN THE UNITED STATES.

    A series of fires has taken place at Louisville, in the United States. Five girls and four firemen were killed. ...

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  10. THE RUSSIAN JEWS.

    President Harrison has expresed to the Czar of Russia his serious concern on learning of the harsh measures taken against the Jews. ...

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  11. THE FUNERAL OF THE LATE DOM PEDRO.

    The funeral of the late Dom Pedro, exEmperor of Brazil, took place yesterday, the remains being interred at Lisbon. Royal honours were accorded to the ...

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  12. QUEENSLAND.

    To-day, being Separation Day, was observed as a general holiday. The weather was fine and pleasant. The principal event of the day was the Q.T.C. races, which attracted a large number of ...

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  13. AUSTRALASIAN PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Council to-day it was decided to meet at 3 o'clock on Wednesday and Thursday during the remainder of the session. The Local Government Amending Bill was further considered ...

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  14. VISIT OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF CATERBURY TO AMERICA.

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. E. W. Benson, will shortly proceed on a visit to the United States and Canada. ...

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  15. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. H. Y. L. Brown, Government Geologist, in his report on his recent trip to the North, says the existence of fossils and vegetable remains at Wyeonleuna and other places in the district, together ...

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  16. MR. GLADSTONE ON MR. GOSCHEN'S PROPOSALS.

    Speaking at Northampton last night, Mr. Gladstone referred to Mr. Goschen's proposals for the issue of £1 notes by the Bank of England as a quack scheme. ...

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  17. THE STRIKES AND THE LONDON SHIPPING TRADE.

    In an address before the London Chamber of Commerce, Sir John Lubbock, Chairman of the London County Council, stated that much of the London shipping ...

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  18. THE SYDNEY WOMEN'S COLLEGE.

    Sixty-five applications have been received from candidates for the position of Lady Principal of the Women's College within the University of Sydney. ...

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  19. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Telegrams from northern parts of the colony give grounds for hope that the heavy drought is breaking up in some localities. Copious rains have fallen in the Hamersley Ranges and ...

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  20. TASMANIA.

    At a meeting of shareholders in the Tasmanian Pastoral, Agricultural, and Agency Company, held at Hobart yesterday, it was resolved to wind up the company in liquidation. Mr. N. J. Brown ...

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  21. ANOTHER SUIT BY THE COUNTESS RUSSELL.

    London Truth of to-day asserts that the Countess Russell intends to sue her husband, Lord Russell, to recover the sum of £4000 paid by her on a joint account. ...

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  22. AUSTRALIAN BUTTER.

    The bulk of the shipment of Australian factory butter received in the P. and O. Company's R.M.S. Victoria has been sold at from 120s to 124s per owt. A few ...

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  23. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Legislative Assembly last night the Constitution Act Amendment Bill was carried by 20 votos to 19, but that not having been the necessary absolute majority the bill was laid aside. ...

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  24. THE SOUTH MELBOURNE BUILDING SOCIETY.

    A meeting of shareholders and depositors of the South Melbourne Building Society was held to-night, to receive the auditors' completed report. The report showed that the deficiency ...

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  25. INTERNATIONAL TRADE.

    It is reported that a reciprocity treaty will shortly be concluded between Germany and the United States. President Harrison's message to the ...

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  26. THE LITHGOW COLLIERIES.

    Complaints are still made of the scarcity of trucks at the mines, and time has been lost at various pits in consequence. It is hoped that the Railway Commissioners will do something to remove this chronic ...

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  27. THE MOONTA MINERS' STRIKE.

    At this morning's meeting of the Moonta miners on strike, the secretary announced the receipt of £300 from Broken Hill, £200 from Newcastle, £10 from Peak Hill, £50 from the Shearers' Union, ...

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  28. THE LATE SIR ARTHUR BLYTH.

    The funeral of the late Sir Arthur Blyth, Agent-General for South Australia, took place to-day at Ocklynge Cemetery, Eastbourne, and was attended by about a dozen ...

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  29. LATE MINING.

    A Hillgrove telegram states that at the South Hopetoun driving on the vein recently met with in the lower level is being continued. The stone is improving in quality. The Lady Hopetoun is preparing ...

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  30. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Stock movements: 900 merine weathers, from Mullougandra to Annandale, R. L. Taskis owner; 344 fat and store cattle and 450 fat and store sheep, from other districts to Albury market, various ...

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  31. THE FRENCH HIERARCHY AND THE GOVERNMENT.

    The French Senate has endorsed, by an immense majority, the action of the Government with regard to the aggressive action of the French archbishops and ...

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  32. BRITISH SUITORS DENIED JUSTICE IN GREECE.

    Lord Salisbury has warned the Greek Government that if the Courts of law in Greece persist in denying justice to British suitors investors will withdraw their ...

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  33. ABORIGINAL MISSION STATION IN NORTHERN QUEENSLAND.

    Early next month the Rev. J.B. Gribble with resign the incumbency of the Adelong parish in order to take up mission work in Northern Queensland. The Government of Queensland, which from the first ...

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  34. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The debate on the Address-in-Reply to the Governor's speech was resumed in Parliament last night, when the policy of the Government was foreshadowod. The Governor's speech met with ...

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  35. THE BANK RATE.

    The Bank rate of discount is quoted at 3[?] per cent. ...

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  36. ENGLISH COMMERCIAL.

    The American visible supply of wheat, according to Bradstreet's Circular, is estimated at 62,200,000 bushels. ...

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  37. TASMANIA.

    The Legislative Assembly last night declined to vote an additional sum of £2000 to Mr. Speight for services rendered in connection with the purchase of the main line of railway. £1500 had been ...

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  38. THE PROPOSED JUNEE WATER SUPPLY.

    In connection with the proposed Junee water supply scheme, Messrs. Price and Coane, engineers to the Harbours and Rivers Department, are at present in Wagga. They are visiting the district and making ...

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  39. DEATH OF A VICTORIAN JOURNALIST.

    Mr. Fletcher, a very old Victorian journalist, and at one time a member of Hansard staff, died at Shepparton to-day. He retired from active work last August, after 30 years' connection with ...

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  40. CHRISTMAS NUMBER OF THE SYDNEY MAIL.

    Christmas Stories by the most popular authors of the day, beautifully illustrated, with many other charming pictures characteristic of the season. Also, Magnificent Coloured Presentation Picture. ...

    Article : 65 words
  41. A NEW DUTY.

    The most necessary duty in every household is that of purifying and cleaning the [?] and pens and paintwork with Brooke's "Monkey" Soap.—[ADVT.] ...

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