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  2. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. [BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) NEWCASTLE.

    At the Police Court this morning James Clark, a Corporation labourer, who recently attempted suicide whilst of unsound mind, was again brought before the Bench, and ordered to be sent to the Receiving-house, ...

    Article : 173 words
  3. The COAL VEND SCHEME at NEWCASTLE.

    Matters are assuming a very complicated turn in the district in regard to the vend. On Saturday the South Waratah miners gave the manager notice that, being ahead of their vend, they intended to lay off ...

    Article : 250 words
  4. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    In the Legislative Council, yesterday, Sir JOHN ROBERTSON laid on the table by-laws of several municipalities, by-laws under the Public Vehicles' Regulation Act, and amended regulations under the ...

    Article : 4,473 words
  5. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    SOME information has at last been received respecting the broken cable between Port Darwin and Banjoewangi. At an early hour this morning the Telegraph Department received the following message from Mr. ...

    Article : 2,717 words
  6. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly to-night, the second reading of Mr. W. West-Erskine's bill for the repeal of the Brands Act was agreed to, but it was then decided to refer the bill to a Select Committee. Mr. Hare gave ...

    Article : 172 words
  7. PARRAMATTA.

    Ploughing matches took place to-day at Baulkham Hills. The first was between Elihu Stranger, of Windsor Road, and W. James, of Baulkham Hills, with swing ploughs, straight coulters. The stakes were ...

    Article : 90 words
  8. AMUSEMENTS. THE OPERA.

    Bellini's charming pastoral opera, "La Sonnembula, was produced at the Victoria Theatre last evening, and proved most grateful to the listening faculties of the regular opera goers. After the heavily instrumental, intricately ...

    Article : 800 words
  9. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Maoris are again ploughing the settlers' land. The ship Benares struck on Port Chalmers bar, but was towed off. She is now making six inches of water hourly, and will be docked. The cargo is discharged. ...

    Article : 68 words
  10. WEST MAITLAND.

    An old man named James Troy, for forty years resident at Anambah, near Maitland, was killed last evening, by being accidentally thrown out of his bullock dray, which came in contact with a post. ...

    Article : 61 words
  11. DENILIQUIN AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL ASSOCIATION.

    The third annual show of the Deniliquin Agricultural and Pastoral Association takes place to-morrow at the Society's yards. It promises to be the best exhibition yet held in the district. The exhibits have ...

    Article : 284 words
  12. PARKES.

    The inquiry into the late fire has resulted in an open verdict—viz., that the premises had been set on fire by some person or persons unknown. The weather is fine, with frosty mornings. ...

    Article : 42 words
  13. FORBES.

    Washdirt is now being raised, and one of the two cast-iron puddling-machines is at work at the South Lead Gold-mining Company's mine. All the gear works splendidly, and the completeness of the ...

    Article : 44 words
  14. GOULBURN.

    An execution has been put into force at the Councilchambers. The execution is at the instance of Mr. Davidson, solicitor, to recover damages and costs coming to him as successful litigant in a suit brought by him ...

    Article : 215 words
  15. WRECK of the STEAMER TAMBAROORA[?].

    The steam tug Fitzroy has been dispatched to the wreck of the steamer Tambaroora, which is now in a perilous position owing to the south-east wind. ...

    Article : 40 words
  16. ADELONG.

    Two important cases came on in the Warden's Court yesterday. Messrs. Kenny and party asked to be put in possession of a quartz claim on the ground that it was abandoned. The objectors' ...

    Article : 107 words
  17. SPORTING. DENILIQUIN RACE MEETING.

    The races to-day were well attended. The following are the results:— EDWARD RIVER HANDICAP.—Glengarry 1, Supple Jack 2, Dictator 3. ...

    Article : 60 words
  18. THEATRE ROYAL.

    A second performance of Shakspeare's comedy of "Much Ado about Nothing, was given last night at the Theatre Royal, to a house well filled in the lower priced portions, but only scantily attended in the dress circle. Mr. Creswick, ...

    Article : 129 words
  19. WOLLONGONG.

    Yesterday a lad named Byron, engaged at the Mount Keira mine, trucking slack, fell before the truck, and fractured both his thighs. No blame appears to be attached to any one. Dr. Lyons set the bones. ...

    Article : 39 words
  20. THE TURF.

    A general meeting of the members of Tattersall's is to be held this evening, at the Club Rooms, Tattersall's Hotel, for the purpose of considering a motion to be brought forward by Mr. A. Prince, and also to transact business upon ...

    Article : 116 words
  21. QUEEN'S THEATRE.

    The performance of "H.M.S. Pinafore" at the Queen's Theatre by Kelly and Lean's Minstrels was witnessed by a large audience, and the opera bouffe went with a swing and dash that savour well for its continuance on the stage. ...

    Article : 42 words
  22. ALBURY.

    A deputation of road contractors waited on Mr. George Day, to-day, and complained of the delay in obtaining progress payments for Government works. They said that the shortest time after inspection that ...

    Article : 93 words
  23. THE ZEALANDIA EXHIBITION.

    The Zealandia Exhibiton was attended by an audience that applauded not only the artistic scenes painted by Mr. J. S. Willis, but the lecture by Mr. Perrier. The matniee performace was witnessed by a most appreciative audience, ...

    Article : 128 words
  24. COURSING.

    The nominations for the second Metropolitan meeting, to be held at Woodstock on the 2nd of August, closed yesterday, and the stakes were filled. For the Puppy Stakes Messrs. L. Lord. W. Lee, jun., W. H. Lamb, E. Rowe ...

    Article : 127 words
  25. QUEENSLAND.

    The Assembly was in Committee of Supply to-night, and agreed to a reduction of the salary of the UnderColonial Secretary by £80, which was accepted as a test question for the reduction of all salaries above ...

    Article : 132 words
  26. LICENSED VICTUALLERS' BALL.

    The second annual ball of the Licensed Victuallers' Association was held last night, at the Masonic Hall, and was even more successful than the first, for about 250 ladies and gentlemen attended. The profits were devoted to the benefit ...

    Article : 201 words
  27. THE RAILWAY AND THE WHARFS.

    Sir,—The blessings of paternal Government are considerable, and it is a pity that grumblers like " Victorian " should not be contented. It may possibly be the rule in Victoria for people to help themselves; but in Sydney we ...

    Article : 453 words
  28. VICTORIA.

    The Argus accuses the Government of not wanting to settle the reform question and of a desire to keep open the agitation concerning it. It says the possibility of its being inserted in the Victorian statute ...

    Article : 392 words
  29. THE BRASS BAND CONTEST.

    Sir,—Will you allow me a small space in your valuable journal to acquaint the general public with facts connected with the result of the late contest. We were told in the first place that this was to be a contest for amateur talent ...

    Article : 353 words
  30. POLITICAL AFFAIRS in NEW ZEALAND.

    The want of confidence debate will probably close to-night. The Opposition claim a majority. The Government, if defeated, will ask for a dissolution, and are bringing pressure to bear on the Governor and the ...

    Article : 94 words
  31. TEMPEL'S PERIODICAL COMET, No. 2, 1867.

    Sir,—I have been favoured by M. Raoul Gautier, of Leinsic, with a corrected ephemeris of this interesting body. The corrections are based on the observations of the comet obtained by Dr. Tempel in the last week of April. Armed ...

    Article : 153 words
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