A CABINET meeting was held yesterday afternoon. The principal business of the meeting was the further consideration of the speech to be read by his Excellency Sir Alfred Stephen at the opening of Parliament. ...Article : 5,492 words
The Scotch Liberals are irritated at the cautious tone adopted by Mr. Gladstone in his recent utterances with regard to the disestablishment of the Scotch and English ...Article : 92 words
In the Legislative Assembly, to-day, the following resolution was adopted:—"That the Legislative Council be invited to join in the appointment of a joint committee to consider the present condition of the public ...Article : 268 words
The following horses have been scratched for all engagements in connection with the Spring Meeting of the Murrumbidgee Turf Club:—Tempe, St. Odille, Eagle Grange, Moonshee, Coronet, Dunlop, Anchorite and Wing. ...Article : 80 words
This evening, at the Theatre Royal, "The Mikado" will replace "Iolanthe." One parts from the fairy opera with regret, for there is very much to charm in the music, and the language in many places is full of Gilbertian ...Article : 212 words
The third day's racing in connection with the Spring Meeting of the Canterbury Jockey Club was held to-day at Christchurch. The following are the results for the CANTERBURY CUP. ...Article : 54 words
The Soudan Encampment in aid of St. Vincent's will be opened in the Exhibition Building, Prince Alfred Park, at 12 o'clock on Tuesday the 24th inst., by Cardinal Moran, assisted by the bishops in attendance at the ...Article : 640 words
The writs for the general elections throughout the United Kingdom will be issued on the 18th inst. ...Article : 29 words
This afternoon a trotting match for £50 will take place on the Agricultural Society's Ground, between Mr. W. Short's Tommy and Mr. W. Humphrey's Nimrod. The distance of the match is two miles. ...Article : 67 words
The Spanish Government are desirous of re-opening the question of a commercial treaty with Great Britain, and negotiations are now proceeding with that object in ...Article : 36 words
There will be a couple of interesting matces for the Junior Challenge Cup, on the Agricultural Society's Ground, this afternoon. That between the Surry United and the Oriental is sure to be productive of an exciting ...Article : 234 words
Mr. Robert Muter Stewart, formerly Colonial Secretary of Queensland, has been appointed a director of the Queensland National Bank. ...Article : 25 words
The second reading of the Appropriation Bill has been fixed for Tuesday next in the Assembly. The Opposition threaten to stonewall it on the ground that certain bills which were ordered to be introduced ...Article : 150 words
The race for the Liverpool Autumn Cup of 500 sovs., about one mile and a-half, was run to-day at Liverpool, and resulted as follows:— Mr. Smithwick's ch c Kileren, by Arbitrator, 3 ...Article : 68 words
CONFERENCE OF INTERCOLONIAL DELEGATES.—At the recent meeting in Melbourne of representative from the football associations of the different Australia coloiiies several important alterations in the playing code were ...Article : 269 words
The Bank of England has raised the rate of discount to 3 per cent. ...Article : 24 words
The Orient Steam Navigation Company's R.M.S. Sorata arrived at Plymouth this morning. Her shipment of frozen meat has been examined and found to be in excellent ...Article : 35 words
Complaints have been made of the wholesale destruction of fish in the Murray by illegal netting, and the matter has been brought under the notice of the Albury municipal council. ...Article : 572 words
Advices received here from Burmah state that King Thebaw's proclamation calls on all his subjects to take up arms against the English, whom, however, it forbids them to ...Article : 66 words
Yesterday evening a meeting of the Drapers' Association was held in the Y.M.C.A. Rooms. The chair was occupied by Mr. Caddy, the president of the association. He explained the result of the interview between members of ...Article : 334 words
The initial regatta in connection with the Naval Artillery Volunteers is to be held in Farm Cove on Saturday, the 28th instant, and as a large number of entries have been received already, the affair—the first of its kind—promises ...Article : 289 words
Sir W. C. F. Robinson, Governor of South Australia, leaves Melbourne for Adelaide by the R. M. S. Cuzeo, which starts at daybreak in the morning. Sir F. Napier Broome returns to Western Australia by the ...Article : 363 words
The Bongongolong reef has been purchased by a number of Wagga Wagga speculators, after inquiries and a report from Mr. R. A. Cotton, a mining expert. So satisfied are the shareholders with their prospects that they have ...Article : 62 words
A special meeting of the Trades and Labour Council of New South Wales was held last night at the Swan with Two Necks Hotel, George-street, for the purpose of receiving the report of the deputation from the council which ...Article : 561 words
Great Central Copper-mining Company Limited, November 3.—In Hodge's shaft the tribute pitches in the stopes below the 10 and 20 fathom levels are finished, and the ore when dressed will give about 65 tons; this closes our ...Article : 540 words
The following have passed through:— For Sydney (by express on Thursday night): G. R. Drysdale, J. Hall, Joseph Davis, M. Howard, J. Thompson, S. Thompson, Lesser, C. M'Caffrey, H. Samuels, J. ...Article : 314 words
At a meeting of the Central Queensland Meat Export Company, at Rockhampton, it was decided to ask the holders of bills to renew the same at maturity for six months, with interest added, ...Article : 184 words
On account of the rumours current respecting the murder of the exploration party on the Fly, a special meeting of the administrative council and exploratory committee was held at 4 o'clock. Present: Mr. H. Wood, J.P. (in the chair), ...Article : 277 words
A meeting of the South Australian branch of the Geographical Society of Australasia was held to-day under the presidency of Sir Samuel Davenport. On the motion of Mr. G. W. Goyder (the Surveyor-General) it ...Article : 163 words
The schooner Golden Isle, while attempting to cross out on Thursday, at midday, got as far as the black buoy, where she met an adverse wind, which, with the flow of the tide, drove her on the sand-spit, and, after going some ...Article : 190 words
Sir,—I notice in the columns of your news of the day of this morning's issue a report of a meeting held by the assistants of Mr. Mark Foy, to sympathise with him through my "misrepresentations" re the hours of labour in ...Article : 168 words
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