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  2. THE LEVEE.

    The levee held yesterday afternoon by his Excellency the Governor-in-Chief the Right Honorable Lord Agustus Loftus, G.C.B., was probably the largest which has yet been held in the colony. The rain fell heavily for some ...

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  3. LATEST INTELLIGENCE.

    The House of Lords has passed a resolution, without division, conveying its thanks to the Viceroy of India, and the officers and troops, for their gallant and courageous conduct in ...

    Article : 66 words
  4. ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL, VIA TORRES STRAITS.

    The E. and A. Mail Company's steamship Somerset arrived this morning, from Singapore. ...

    Article : 30 words
  5. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    After a good deal of inconvenient if not of unnecessary delay, the temporary Judgeship has heen offered to Mr. M. H. STEPHEN, and the offer has been declined. It is not ...

    Article : 3,459 words
  6. EASTERN NEWS.

    The relations between China and Japan are in a dangerous state of tension owing to tho difficulty about the Foochoo Islands. The Shute-Lee (s.), has been wrecked; and also the ...

    Article : 83 words
  7. THE VOTE FOR THE ZULU CAMPAIGN.

    The House of Commons has voted the, special estimate for the Zulu war demanded by the Government. ...

    Article : 27 words
  8. (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.)

    Very heavy rain fell last night. The weather is now dull and threatening. ...

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  9. SPORTING.

    The nominations for the Wagga Cup, Town Plate, Grand Stand Handicap, and Steeplechase close on Wednesday at 4 o'clock. The course is in splendid order, and a grand meeting is anticipated. ...

    Article : 45 words
  10. PENRITH.

    The Court-house, Penrith, is in a very dangerous state. During the heavy rain, on Monday night, a portion of the front entrance came down, but fortunately no lives were lost. The place is opening out very ...

    Article : 54 words
  11. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    A girl named Adelaide Froude tells an extraordinary story. She says that a man named Grenville stopped her in Carrington-street, chloroformed her, put her into a vehicle and drove away. When she awoke she was ...

    Article : 130 words
  12. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    NOTWITHSTANDING the Afghan campaign was brought so soon to a successful conclusion, the fatigues and dangers which the British soldiers had to encounter in a strange country, of forbidding ...

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  13. COPELAND NORTH.

    In the Hidden Treasure claim (Cameron and Hicks) the reef is considerably broken and undefined, but in the last eight feet sinking it is again forming a welldefined appearance, and carrying capital gold. The ...

    Article : 46 words
  14. AMUSEMENTS.

    Despite the incessant downpour of yesterday, which at the h[?]r for commencing opera seemed to increase in force, a large audience assembled to witness Verdi's "Un Ballo in Maschera." When first produced in London, in 1861, ...

    Article : 1,290 words
  15. WARREN.

    The Great Western Road through Warren ia in a fearful state. Mr. Scougall, Road Inspector, got stuck in the mud in the centre of the town to-day while driving an empty waggonette and pair of horses. A ...

    Article : 53 words
  16. NEW ZEALAND.

    The House of Representatives passed the £5,000,000 Loan Bill to-day, and the dissolution will take place this week. Doctor Hector sailed per Wakatipu (s.) for Sydney ...

    Article : 47 words
  17. EATHURST.

    Information was received by the last mail that Thomas Machattie, son of the late Dr. Machattie, of this city, with several other Australians, all medical students, passed the final examination ia July at the ...

    Article : 174 words
  18. THE COAL VEND SCHEME.

    The New Lambton and South Waratah miners held a meeting yesterday, when a deal of discussion took place concerning the present state of the affairs of the district. A proposition was started by the Waratah ...

    Article : 106 words
  19. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT ALBURY.

    There was a great fire in Townsend-street to-day. It broke out in the parlour of Kelly's Imperial Hotel, at 3 o'clock in the morning, and burned the house completely to the ground. The roof and eaves of the ...

    Article : 125 words
  20. ORANGE.

    The half-yearly meeting of the Orange Gaslight Company was held yesterday. Mr. James Dalton, J.P., chairman of the board of directors, presided. The report discloses steady progress, and a satisfactory state of ...

    Article : 165 words
  21. THE WEATHER IN THE NORTH WEST.

    The rain ceased during last night and it is pretty fine to-day. The river and Goonoo Goonoo creek continued rising during the night, and this morning the river was again over its banks in Peel-street, opposite ...

    Article : 149 words
  22. DENILIQUIN.

    The tenth half-yearly meeting of the shareholders of the Moama and Deniliquin Railway Company, called for to-day, lapsed for want of a quorum. The directors' report shows a falling-off in the returns ...

    Article : 110 words
  23. ALBUEY.

    The local Exhibition on the 14th August promises to be a success. The weather is cold, and rain is threatening. ...

    Article : 24 words
  24. THE VICTORIAN BUDGET.

    In the Assembly, to-night, Mr. Berry replied at length to Mr. Service. He referred to the increase in the expenditure during the time the Government had been in office, amounting to £465,000; but £250,000 ...

    Article : 261 words
  25. QUEENSLAND.

    The Assembly was discussing the Estimates yesterday evening. No material alterations were made. Two burglars were captured yesternight ia a shop occupied by Snow, the jeweller. Queen-street. ...

    Article : 198 words
  26. VICTORIA.

    At the half-yearly meeting of the Commercial Bank, held to-day, the motion for amalgamation with the Australian and European Bank was agreed to unanimously. The report and balance-sheet were adopted, ...

    Article : 471 words
  27. BUILDING ACT.

    Sir,—I fear your able leader in this morning's issue will have little or no effect on our City Fathers. They are evidently bent on making the appointment of surveyor to the Building Act from their own standpoint. That which ...

    Article : 229 words
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