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  2. The Governor and the Citizens.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Lord Augustus Loftus declines, on public grounds, to attend the citizens' banquet to the Ministers. ...

    Article : 21 words

    REPUBLIC, American ship, 1293. Holmes, from Melbourne 9th inst. R. B. Wallace, agent S. R LYMAN, American barque, 569, Pinkham, from Brisbane 12th inst. J. ant A. Brown, agents ...

    Article : 86 words
  4. Newcastle Kenevolent Asylum.

    WE have much pleasure in drawing attention to an advertisement in another column, containing the names of the principal performers at the Christmas concert, including ...

    Article : 111 words
  5. Dr. Carr.

    DR. CARR lectured at the Hall of Science last night to a good audience, on "The mystery and fact of mesmerism as a curative agent." Several "subjects" were treated, ...

    Article : 39 words
  6. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 71 words
  7. Accident to the Steamer Energy.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—The steamer Energy, which arrived in the harbour to-day, for the purpose of towing a vessel to Newcastle, met with an accident to her ...

    Article : 39 words
  8. Newcastle Police Court.

    THERE were no police cases, either on the charge or summons side, for disposal yesterday. At the instance of the Inspector of Vehicles, Anthony Condury was fined 12s ...

    Article : 72 words
  9. Amusements To-night.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 19 words
  10. Alleged Strike of Bricklayers.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—The Telegraph to-day says the bricklayers are out on strike in Sydney, demanding an increase of wages of 1½d per hour, but there is no ...

    Article : 36 words
  11. DEPARTURES.—December 17.

    SUDBURN, ship, for San Francisco COASTWISE.—Coorong, for Clarence River; Tasmania, Waratah, Namoi, and Kembla, steamers; Hirondelle, Isabelle, Escort, Fanny Fisher, Mary ...

    Article : 31 words
  12. Shocking Gun Accident.

    ABOUT 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon Inspector Thorpe received information that a man had been shot. On making inquiry, he ascertained that a settler named George ...

    Article : 223 words
  13. EXPORTS.

    To Hongkong, per ONEIDA, ship: 1573 tons coal To Dunedin, per CONFERENCE, barque: 600 tons coal To Melbourne via Sydney, per BUNINYONG: ...

    Article : 48 words
  14. Newcastle Superior Public School.

    WE have been requested to mention that the distribution of prizes, in connection with the Newcastle Superior Public School, will be made by the Mayor at the ...

    Article : 88 words
  15. The Brookstown Undermining Case.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—The suit, Regina versus Sneddon, was argued to-day, and judgment was given for the plaintiff. Each party pay their own costs. ...

    Article : 100 words

    May 4. Fray Bentos, barque, 511—repairing Oct. 6. Emperor, brig, 284—to load 6. L'Avvenire, sch., 350—to load 28. Dallam Tower, ship, 1499—loading for ...

    Article : 307 words

    SOME short time since, cablegrams were received to the effect that the military had been called out in the Isle of Skye, and the agitation amongst ...

    Article : 1,137 words
  18. Despatch of Mails.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 100 words
  19. Newcastle Liedertafel.

    THE social evening for gentlemen takes place in the Protestant Hall to-night. The programme is divided into two parts, and, as usual after the intermission, smoking ...

    Article : 85 words
  20. The Unemployed Question.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday. — The Acting-Colonial Secretary has given instructions that all single men employed on the relief works be discharged on the 31st instant, ...

    Article : 36 words
  21. Accidents to Railway Employees.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—James Downs, a man employed on the railway at Darling Harbour, was knocked down to-day and run over by a truck. ...

    Article : 50 words
  22. Advertising

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    Advertising : 429 words
  23. The Early Closing Movement.

    A COMMITTEE meeting of the Early Closing Association was held last evening, for the purpose of conferring with the employers in regard to the general closing of shops ...

    Article : 113 words
  24. Technological Classes.

    YESTERDAY evening at the School of Arts, Mr. Pentecost, geological and mineralogical lecturer (representative of the Government in connection with the Technological Board) ...

    Article : 435 words
  25. A Thieving Fireman.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—William Birkley, a member of the Glebe Fire Brigade, has been sentenced to two months' imprisonment, for stealing a brooch during ...

    Article : 32 words

    LONDON, Monday.—3 per cent. consols are quated at 99¾. The market rate of discount is 41/8 per cent. ...

    Article : 43 words
  27. The Colonel and the Cheque.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—The well-known "Col." George Browne has been sentenced to six months' imprisonment for passing a valueless cheque for £2. ...

    Article : 26 words
  28. The Mascotte Opera Company.

    THIS talented company produced "Patience" at the Victoria Theatre last night, and although through a mistake the opera was not advertised, except by "dodgers," ...

    Article : 286 words
  29. A Deferred Whipping.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—A man named Keane, who was convicted at the Quarter Sessions of an unnatural offence, has been sentenced to five years' penal servitude ...

    Article : 40 words
  30. Mail News.

    LONDON, Tuesday.—The P. and O. Co.'s R.M.S. Cathay, from Melbourne October 23rd, arrived this afternoon. MARSEILLES, Tuesday.— The ...

    Article : 46 words

    Duke of Athole, ship, 963, (HBPV), sailed Oct. 11 via Sydney Castle Holme, bq., 996 (WTCR), sailed Oct. 6 Newcastle, s.s., sailed Nov. 21 ...

    Article : 227 words
  32. Condemned Kerosene.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—1500 cases of kerosene, shipped from Sydney, have been condemned at Brisbane as inferior goods with superior trademarks. ...

    Article : 21 words
  33. Confession of a Murderer.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.— William Barnes, a notorious burglar, undergoing a sentence in Pentridge, has made a confession to the effect that he is the murderer ...

    Article : 109 words
  34. Frozen Meat.

    LONDON, Tuesday.—The consignment of frozen meat, consisting of 2500 car-cases, per Orient s.s. Iberia, has been landed in excellent condition. The first ...

    Article : 40 words

    CAIRO, Monday.—News from the front states that a messenger has arrived at the British outposts from Khartoum, reporting that General Gordon ...

    Article : 98 words
  36. Destruction of a Mill by Fire.

    AUCKLAND, Wednesday.—Messrs. Hopkins and Jowett's flour mills, Balclutha, were totally destroyed by fire yesterday. The damages are estimated at £6000. The ...

    Article : 40 words
  37. Mr. Alfred Dampier, Tragedian.

    THIS gentleman was born in England in the latter part of 1846, and is directly connected in descent to the great navigator, Dampier, whose name is inscribed in the ...

    Article : 478 words
  38. Alleged Criminal Assault and Robbery.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday. — A widow named Susan Newton, residing in Rashdowne-street, Carlton, has reported to the police that her house was broken into on ...

    Article : 58 words

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 132 words
  40. To the Editor of the Herald and Advocate.)

    SIR,—I understand that the committee of the School of Arts are making an effort to promote Technical Education in this city by establishing classes on various ...

    Article : 228 words

    PARIS, Tuesday.—It is stated that the French Government have decided to send strong naval reinforcements to China, and that with this object several ironclads ...

    Article : 143 words
  42. Miscellaneous.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—In the Jury Court, to-day, before Judge Innes, in the suit, Stockton Coal Co. v. Fletcher and others, on the motion of Mr. Knox, leave ...

    Article : 135 words

    The Newcastle Steamship Company's new paddle steamer Newcastle, built by Messrs. John Key and Sons, of Kirkcaldy, went on her trial trip in the Firth of Forth last month. The ...

    Article : 275 words

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—The steamer Glanworth is ashore on the reefs near Stone Island, Bowen, in an unsafe position. There are twelve feet of water in ...

    Article : 36 words
  45. The Minister for Justice at West Maitland.

    THE foundation-stone of the Benevolent Asylum, West Maitland, was laid to-day. A very large concourse of people assembled. At half-past 3 o'clock a procession of vehicles was formed at Cohen's ...

    Article : 305 words
  46. Frightful Railway Accident.

    CHRISTCHURCH (N.Z.), Wednesday.—A railway train, running from Christchurch, yesterday ran into a picnic party, which was crossing the line in a vehicle, killing ...

    Article : 143 words

    LONDON.—Arrived, December 13: From Port Victory, Callirrhoe, ship sailed June 16. via Melbourne August 21. From Lyttelton, Dorie, s.s.; sailed November 1, via Rio Jainero, November 24. ...

    Article : 503 words
  48. Shocking Stabbing Affray.

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—A Dutch seaman named Chas. Shennore, of the American barque Hudson, yesterday stabbed a countryman named Christopher Offioane, ...

    Article : 35 words
  49. Shipping News.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Arrived: Ship Morialta, from London; Ethelbert, from New York; Lief, from Hamburg. The steamer Port Phillip takes 543 ...

    Article : 26 words
  50. Safe Arrival of the Ocean.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Howard Smith and Sons' steamer Ocean has arrived safely at Binilipatam with horses. ...

    Article : 21 words



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