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  2. EMIGRATION.

    The emigration season, like the spring, has set in with "unusual severity" within the last week or two. From every town in the United Kingdom m[?]n and women are rushing away from their homes in search of comp[?]tence. ...

    Article : 725 words
  3. ARRIVAL OF THE ENGLISH MAIL.

    THE R. M. S. Geelong, Captain Dundas, arrived in Port Jackson yesterday, at five minutes before 7 o'clock a.m., thus being 106 hours in advance of her contract time. We are in receipt ...

    Article : 2,406 words
  4. THE WICKLOW PEERAGE.

    The following is a summary of the facts of this remarkable case:— William, fourth Earl of Wicklow, died on the 22nd of March, 1869, without leaving any living male issue. His ...

    Article : 1,743 words
  5. THE AMERICAN-AUSTRALIAN MAIL SERVICE.

    The scheme for making Milford the port of departure for a new American-Australian service is making satisfactory progress. It is proposed to run steamers from Milford to [?]ortland in nine days, thence by railway from Portland to ...

    Article : 113 words
  6. POLITICAL.

    Parliament has risen for the Easter holidays, now, indeed, hastening to a Close. The assembly itself is dissatisfied with the amount of work which it has accomplished, and herein decidedly re[?]ects the sentiment of the nation. The ...

    Article : 1,373 words
  7. TRAFFIC IN SOUTH SEA ISLANDERS.

    In the House of Commons, on April 7, Mr. Kinnaird asked Mr. Childers whether any further papers would be laid upon the table with reference to the deportation of natives in the South Seas, and especially to the case of ...

    Article : 859 words
  8. THE FRENCH SENATUS CONSULTUM.

    In the sitting of the Senate on March 28, M. Ollivier presented the following Senatus Consult[?]:— Art. I.—The Senate shares the legislative power with the Emperor and the Legislative Body, and possesses the ...

    Article : 709 words
  9. THE ŒCUMENICAL COUNCIL.

    We have little to record touching the [?]cumenical Council, save that it continues to sit, and has been somewhat less fiery of late, antagonists even deigning to compliment each other in able speeches. Something has been ...

    Article : 905 words
  10. IRISH AFFAIRS.

    Over 1000 persons have emigrated from Queenstown recently. The emigrants express much indignation at the Coercion Bill. A movement is being made in Limerick to oppose the city members for supporting the bill. ...

    Article : 1,788 words
  11. EARL GRANVILLE AND THE COLONIES.

    A contemporary, commenting on Earl Granville's policy, says:—"A few months may make all the difference between a contented and united empire and a general dissolution of its members. While Lord Granville is lulling ...

    Article : 1,150 words
  12. AFFAIRS AT THE RED, RIVER.

    "In the House of Commons, Mr. Mackenzie inquired [?] the Government had received any information concerning the reported murder of Mr. Scott in the [?]ed, River territory. Sir John Macdonald said the Government had as ...

    Article : 487 words
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