The forty-ninth annual meeting of the subscribers to the Bathurst District Hospital was held in the Town Hall, on Friday night. The report spoke with satisfaction of the past year's work. Since the ...Article : 2,016 words
H.M.S. Victoria, the flagship of Vice-Admiral Sir Anthony Hoskins, commander of the Mediterranean Squadron, has gone ashore at Platœa, on the Greek coast. ...Article : 306 words
An apparently unfriently act on the part of China towards England is reported to have taken place at Ichang, on the river Yang-tze-Kiang. ...Article : 104 words
Westgarth's Circular regards as a mistake the private placing of New South Wales Treasury bills, and asserts that more would have been obtained for them had they been ...Article : 165 words
Prince George of Wales is not making satisfactory progress towards complete recovery from his late illness. His etate of health, indeed, is occasioning some ...Article : 46 words
OUR cables deal largely with Australian borrowing. Westgarth's Circular writes unfavourably of the private placing of New South Wales Treasury bills, and expresses the opinion that more would ...Article : 10,642 words
Mr. Samuel Plimsoll has been examined before the British Labour Commission, which was appointed to inquire into the labour question and the best means of ...Article : 113 words
The Gladstonian Liberals are arranging to refuse supplies to the Government beyond a short period with the view of compelling a dissolution, and thus ...Article : 53 words
Sir Henry Parkes, late Premier of New South Wales, has contributed an article to the Contemporary Review upon the state of politics in that colony. He ...Article : 75 words
The two persons named Schneider, man and wife, who have been tried in Vienna, the former upon charges of outrage and murder committed ...Article : 62 words
Six thousand engineers on the rivers Tyne and Wear have struck work, in support of the Yarrow engineers in their demands to be paid for overtime. ...Article : 39 words
The Zemstvos, or provincial assemblies in Russia, have issued a joint manifesto, in which they declare that Russian society is indifferent to the sufferings of the ...Article : 107 words
The Observer contains an article on colonial defence, in which it advocates the handing over of the colonial fleet to Australia at an earlier date than was ...Article : 61 words
The influenza opidemic is abating on the Continent, and also in some parts of England where the disease has been very prevalent. ...Article : 31 words
The Berlin compositors who went on strike have announced that they are resolved to join the ranks of the Social Democrats, owing, they say, to the failure ...Article : 52 words
Portugal has introduced taxation to provide for a deficit in the Budget of £5,000,000. King Carlos has agreed to forege one-fifth of the Civil list. ...Article : 35 words
Captain Fox, the newly-appointed military commandant for New Zealand, is suffering from influenza. He has postponed his departure for New ...Article : 41 words
Excited debates have taken place in the Prussian Diet on the Education Bill, which provides for the imparting of religious instruction in the Public schools. The ...Article : 139 words
The authorities of Prussia decline to re-admit the Jesuits to that kingdom. ...Article : 17 words
Parliament has been prorogued to the 29th February. Yesterday afternoon a complimentary benefit at the Bijou was given for Hans Phillips, who for ...Article : 403 words
It is semi-officially announced from the Vatican that the Pope is suffering from overwork. He is, however, fairly well. ...Article : 27 words
In an article in the Contemporary Review Mr. Monton, secretary of the Home Rule Union, declares that the Australian colonies are unreservedly in favour of Home Rule ...Article : 39 words
Bank of South Australia shares are quoted at £9. ...Article : 16 words
Professor Strong, of the Melbourne University, in an article in to-day's Pall Mall Gazette, defends the cultured classes in Victoria from the attack made upon them ...Article : 48 words
Among the passengers by the R.M.S. Victoria, which arrived to-day, was Sir Graham Berry, late Agent-General for Victoria, who is now returning to Melbourne. On being interviewed he remarked ...Article : 103 words
The general elections in Hungary have scarcely altered the situation of political parties. JAN. 31. ...Article : 41 words
Mr. David Lindsay, leader of the Elder Exploring Expedition, reached Adelaide to-day from Western Australia by the steamer Victoria. He has been called to Adelaide to explain the ...Article : 378 words
It is estimated that the railway revenue this year will be something like £300,000 short of the expenditure, owing to the depression in trade as well as to the fact that a large proportion of the ...Article : 164 words
Signor Succi, the fasting man, who recently began a fast of 52 days at the Westminster Aquarium, has collapsed at the 44th day of his ordeal. ...Article : 32 words
Choice peaches from Cape Colony are now being sold in London at 5s each, wholesale. ...Article : 23 words
At an inquest on the body of Charles Edgecumbe, who died on Friday as the result of drinking a quantity of carbolic acid, the jury returned a verdict that the deceased took the acid by ...Article : 174 words
With reference to the Moonta strike the executive officers met yesterday and passed a resolution with regard to the terms of the settlement of the strike, which will be submitted to the branches ...Article : 123 words
In the appeal to the Privy Council in the case of the National Bank of Australasia versus Morris, judgment has been reserved. ...Article : 202 words
A daring burglary occurred early yesterday morning at the residence of Major-General Tulloch. Nearly every room was ransacked, including the collar, where the thieves regaled ...Article : 149 words
The telegraph line to Yilgarn will be opened for business next week. A man named Guilfeyle, a publican, has been committed for trial upon a charge of a capital ...Article : 60 words
A serious accident occurred to Lieutenant Percy Chrinside at Werrible on Thursday afternoon. While walking past a newly-shod horse with a mask of a reddish colour in his hand the animal ...Article : 139 words
Jackson has deposited £200 to bind a match with Slavin. ...Article : 22 words
The Rotomahana arrived at the wharf at 4 o'clock yesterday. She does not appear much strained. She leaves to-morrow for Melbourne, nd will be thorouaghly overhauled there. ...Article : 32 words
A life insurance policy in the MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK is a certificate of unquestionable health. To have been accepted by a first-class company gives a comfortable ...Article : 67 words
The auxiliary steam yacht St. George, with the owner, Mr. E. J. Wythes, and a party of friends on board, arrived at Wellington on a tour round the world. The vessel proceeds from here to ...Article : 44 words
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