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  2. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    WE learn by cable that Sir Alexander Stuart has arrived at Ottawa, in Canada, where he will open up negotiations with the Canadian Government in reference to the laying of a cable across the Pacific, between ...

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  3. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENTS.) TRANSFER OF COLONIAL GOVERNORS.

    It is generally believed that Sir William Jorvois, G.C.M.G., Governor of New Zealand, will be appointed to succeed Sir Hercules Robinson as Governor of the Cape of ...

    Article : 73 words
  4. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Henry Antonio Wolf, the victim of the Tumberumba shooting affair, was brought to-day to the Albury Hospital. He is in a very low and weak state, and suffering apparently from an internal abscess. The journey from Tumberumba ...

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  5. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURF.

    A little animation is being manifested in the betting market over the Rosehill Handicap, the Hawkesbury Autumn Handicap, and the Sydney Gold Cup. For the first-named event Ringmaster and Tempe have each been ...

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  6. THE WEATHER.

    There was an unusually heavy fall of rain in and around Sydney yesterday. At about 3 o'clock a heavy shower fell, which was followed in quick succession by others, some of them accompanied by thunder ...

    Article : 330 words
  7. QUEENSLAND.

    It is understood that no further steps will be taken in connection with the reconstruction of the Ministerial departments until the Hon. B. B. Moroton, Secretary for Public Instruction, who is now visiting the Barnett ...

    Article : 426 words
  8. DEFEAT OF THE REBELS AT KASSALA.

    The Abyssinian troops have attacked the rebel Arabs at Kassala, in the Soudan, und defeated them with heavy loss. The rebels were killed by hundreds. ...

    Article : 34 words
  9. SIR ALEXANDER STUART AT OTTAWA.

    Sir Alexander Stuart has visited Ottawa in order to negotiate with regard to a proposal which has been made to lay a cable across the Pacific from Canada to Australia. Sir A. ...

    Article : 54 words
  10. THE SITUATION IN BURMAH.

    News has been received from Burmah that the force under General Prendergast surprised a body of 400 rebels on the road to Yemethen. In an engagement which ensued, the enemy ...

    Article : 57 words
  11. FRANCE AND HER PACIFIC POSSESSIONS.

    Great Britain and Germany are maturing arrangements for the despatch of a joint note to France, inviting her to refrain from sending convicts to her possessions in the Pacific. ...

    Article : 41 words
  12. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.)

    The weather still continues dry. Water and grass are getting very scarce, and the prospects for the winter are exceedingly bad, as the rain now would almost be too late to secure winter grass. ...

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  13. BANQUET GIVEN BY THE CABLE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY.

    The Cable Construction Company tendered a banquet to Mr. Charles Todd, C.M.G., Postmaster-General of South Australia, and the Agents-General of the colonies. ...

    Article : 34 words
  14. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) TUMUT RACES.

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  15. THE EASTERN QUESTION.

    The Sultan of Turkey is yielding to the demand that Prince Alexander's tenure of office as Governor of Eastern Roumelia should be for life, instead of for five years, as was ...

    Article : 53 words
  16. THE PANAMA CANAL.

    M. Ferdinand de Lessens has announced that the Panama Canal will probably be completed in 1880. ...

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  17. A PETITION THROWN INTO THE QUEEN'S CARRIAGE.

    A discharged soldier threw a petition into the Queen's carriage yesterday, and he was immediately placed under arrest. The incident has caused some sensation. ...

    Article : 35 words
  18. THE BISHOPRIC OF MELBOURNE.

    It is reported that the Right Rev. Ernest Wilberforce, D.D., Bishop of Newcastle, will be appointed to succeed Dr. Moorhouse as Bishop of Melbourne. ...

    Article : 37 words
  19. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. Lyall retains his position as manager of the Yankalilla branch of the Commercial Bank. He returned to Yankalilla to-day. Telegraphic communication ia now open with the ...

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  20. (REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.) LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THE MEDICAL HALL BY THE QUEEN.

    The foundation stone of the building to be erected on the Thames Embankment for the Medical Hall wns laid to-day. The ceremony was performed by the Queen, in the presence ...

    Article : 60 words
  21. THE SAN FRANCISCO MAIL SERVICE.

    Negotiations are proceeding between the New Zealand and New South Wales Governments fora settlement of the terms of the San Francisco Mail Service. It is proposed to abolish the break in the service at ...

    Article : 75 words
  22. THE LIBEL ACTION BRYCE v. RUSDEN.

    Mr. John Bryce, the plaintiff in the libel action of Bryce v. Rusden, leaves for New Zealand per the s.s. Tainui on the 25th instant. ...

    Article : 34 words
  23. CRICKET.

    A match took place on Wednesday afternoon last between teams chosen from the officers of the Government Stores Department and the officials of the Hospital for Insane, Callan Park. The game was played on the hospital ground ...

    Article : 99 words
  24. THE IMMIGRATION QUESTION.

    Earl Granville, Secretary of State for the Colonies, has written a letter to the various Agents-General, inquiring what number of skilled artisans the Australian colonies would ...

    Article : 56 words
  25. DUPLICATE CABLE BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND.

    Sir Julius Vogel has communicated with the Postmasters-General of New South Wales and Queensland asking if they are willing to join in laying a cable between Australia and New Zealand, with the object of ...

    Article : 99 words
  26. BASEBALL.

    The New South Wales Ball Association have made arrangements to play their opening match of the American national game of baseball, on the Association Cricket Ground, on Saturday, 1st day of May. Both clubs will ...

    Article : 75 words
  27. THE M.M.S SALAZIE.

    The Messageiies Maritimes steamer Salazie, from Melbourne, February 27, arrived to-day four days in advance of contract time. ...

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  28. THE S.S. ROMA.

    The British-India Co.'s s.s. Roma left London to-day, outwards. ...

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  29. THE INTERCOLONIAL CADET RIFLE MATCH.

    Captain Strong requests us to mention that the name of Quarter-master-sergeant Eedye, of the High School, was omitted from the list of the cadets selected to represent this colony in the cadet rifle match. ...

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  30. THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The committee appointed at a meeting of the shareholders of the Commercial Bank held on Wednesday, met this morning. There were present—the Hon. T. Playford, Messrs. Rischbeith, Tennant, E. T. ...

    Article : 152 words
  31. THE VISIT OF LORD CARRINGTON TO BATHURST.

    The sub-committee appointed to arrange matters for the reception of the Governor and Lady Carrington have held several meetings and settled nearly all the details of the demonstration as follows:—On the arrival of the Governor ...

    Article : 250 words
  32. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) VICTORIA.

    The Minister for Trade and Customs has received a letter from the Sydney Free Trade Association with regard to alleged frauds by Melbourne exporters in connection with drawbacks, and has asked for the names ...

    Article : 595 words
  33. TASMANIA.

    Sir Henry Loch and family will leave here by special train on Monday morning, and sail for Melbourne in the Pateena (s.) the same afternoon. The visit of Sir Henry Loch has been regarded as of a private nature ...

    Article : 132 words
  34. OVERLAND PASSENGER TRAFFIC.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 239 words
  35. [?]HE STRANDING OF THE GLAUCUS.

    The Marine Board at Townsville has given the following finding with regard to the stranding of the steamer Glaucus:—"That in the opinion of this board the steamer Glaucus was navigated in such athoroughly ...

    Article : 266 words
  36. NEW ZEALAND.

    An Order in Council was published in the Gasette to-night prohibiting the exportation of oysters. A house near Christchurch, occupied by a bootmaker named Truman, caught fire. Discovering that his child ...

    Article : 68 words
  37. LAUD SELECTION AT WAGGA WAGGA.

    Great disappointment is felt at the withdrawal of the Marrar reserve from solection, according to the notice in the Gazette of the 23rd instant. There were about 100 men in the town who came to select. A meeting of selectors was ...

    Article : 341 words
  38. THE BORDER DUTIES QUESTION.

    A meeting of the H[?]me Farmers? Union was held today to consider the border duties question. Mr. Brown moved,—"That this meeting condemns the Victorian border duties as injurious and against the best interests of ...

    Article : 191 words
  39. The WESTERN DISTRICTS of QUEENSLAND.

    A gentlemen who has just returned from a trip to the West has favoured the Brisbane Courier with the following notes jotted down during his journey:—From Duaringa, on the Central line, the state of the country is fairly good ...

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  40. THE LATE COBURG TRAGEDY.

    At the Criminal Court to-day, before Mr. Justice Williams, Elizabeth Hampton and her three daughters Annie Elizabeth, Eleanor Mary, and Mary were charged with the murder of Ethel May Hampton, at ...

    Article : 115 words
  41. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Two hundred fat cattle were trucked to-day from Wanaaring to Sydney. BREWARRINA, THURSDAY. Stock are continuing to leave the district every day. The ...

    Article : 102 words
  42. INTERCOLONIAL CADET RIFLE MATCH.

    Sir,—I am pleased to note by to-day's paper that the arrangements made for the Intercolonial Public Schools Cadet Rifle Match are progressing favourably, and trust that the interest I know exists in the matter is a safe ...

    Article : 84 words
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