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  2. TASMANIA.

    We have Tasmanian papers to the 18th September:— THE AUSTRALIAN COAL AND KEROSENE COMPANY.— We learn that the men now at Port Seymour in connection with the Australian Coal and Kerosene Company, are ...

    Article : 514 words
  3. THE AMERICAN COLONY IN PALESTINE.

    An excursion to the Holy Land is being organised in New York, whence the Quaker City steamship, 1,500 tons, is to sail with the party in this or next month. General Sherman and ...

    Article : 323 words
  4. FRIGHTFUL MURDER.

    A frightful tragedy has taken place at Woolverton, a village in Somersetshire. A fire was discovered in a malt-house at an early hour on Saturday morning, July 20, by a boy who was ...

    Article : 905 words
  5. THE TURF.

    When the high priests of a culte withdraw from its temple, some to mourn over its degeneracy in silence, and others to denounce it as corrupt, it will not be surprising if common ...

    Article : 441 words
  6. THE LIFE GUARDSMEN AT KNIGHTSBRIDGE.

    A case was heard on May 29 at the Marylebone County Court. The plaintiff, a domestic servant, sued the defendant for the sum of £5, which she had lent two or three years ago ...

    Article : 315 words
  7. AN ENGINE-DRIVERS' STRIKE IN EGYPT.

    A strike has taken place amongst the English engine drivers at Cairo, in Egypt, who, besides the line to Alexandria, have that across the desert to Suez to work, and it being a single ...

    Article : 293 words
  8. SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE

    October 2nd: Wind, N.W.; fine.—3rd: S.W. [?] fine. ARRIVALS. October 3.—Agnes Irving (s.), Creer, from Sydney. 3.—Susan, brig, 185, Paulson, from Auckland, with 6 ...

    Article : 414 words
  9. THE FRENCHMAN PERPLEXED.

    If there is anything in our language that puzzles a Frenchman, it is the different significations of the same word. The perplexities of a persevering monsieur arising from our word ...

    Article : 239 words
  10. JAEL AND SISERA.

    At Blandville, Kentucky, a tragedy bearing some analogy to the slaying of Sisera, the Syrian General, by Jael, the Jewess—the mode of execution being the driving of a tent pin through ...

    Article : 427 words
  11. "TAD" LINCOLN.

    When Mrs. President Lincoln took up her residence in Chicago, she decided to send her son Thomas (better known to the public as "Tad") to one of the' excellent public schools ...

    Article : 236 words
  12. DREAMLAND.

    The power which in our waking moments is employed in correcting the reports of the various senes by comparing them with one another, in examining the evidence of all the impressions ...

    Article : 284 words
  13. GRISI.

    Perhaps no singer ever paid so little attention to her voice as Giulia Grisi—none whose great dramatic efforts were less premeditated, and more impulsive. When the two theatres, ...

    Article : 297 words
  14. SYDNEY SHIPPING.

    Oct. 1.—Grafton (s.), 213 tons, Captain J. Creer, from Macleay River and Port Macquarie, with 8 passengers. 1.—Ballina (s.), 189 tons, Captain Maldes, from Grafton 29th ultimo, with 3 passengers. ...

    Article : 767 words
  15. HUMOROUS SCENES IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS.

    Mr. Serjeant Gaselee has been relieving the monotony of dull speaking during the week. His harangue of Friday, May 31, kept the House in an almost continuous roar throughout ...

    Article : 510 words
  16. A FAMILIAR SPIRIT.

    The following appears in Berrow's Worcester Journal:— For some time past Mr. D.D. Home, the celebrated "Spiritualist," has been staying at ...

    Article : 666 words
  17. A STRIKE OF FEMALE AGRICULTUTURAL LABOURERS.

    The dissatisfaction as to the rate of wages appears to have spread from Buckinghamshire to the adjoining country of Oxfordshire. In the latter county the initiative has been taken ...

    Article : 156 words
  18. QUEENSLAND.

    We have Queensland files to hand up to the 27th September. We (Brisbane Courier) understsnd that the A.S.N. Company have generously offered to bring up the band ...

    Article : 421 words
  19. EXTRAORDINARY ROMANCE.—WHAT CIVILITY GAINED.

    The London correspondent of the Belfast News Letter vouches for the truth of the following somewhat remarkable narrative:—"A short time since an old lady, living in one of the small ...

    Article : 739 words
  20. A WONDERFUL PONY.

    Sir Emerson Tennent gives in Land and Water an interesting account of a pony, the property of Mr. Field, of 47, Warwick-street, milkman, which brings milk to Sir Emerson's ...

    Article : 175 words
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