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  2. Newcastle Hospital.

    The monthly meeting of the general committee of the Newcastle Hospital was held last evening. There were present: The president (Mr. C. H. Hannell) in the chair, ...

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  3. WAR IN CHINA.

    LODNON, Wednesday.—Li Hung Chung and other Viceroys are pressing the Chinese Government to expedite the transfer of the imprisoned ...

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  4. TRANSVAAL WAR

    LONDON, Tuesday.—Lieutenant-General Lord Methuen, who is marching from Frederikstad to Potchefstroom, in the Transvaal, was fighting ...

    Article : 86 words
  5. London Missionary Society.

    There was a large attendance at the Brown-street Congregational Church last night, when the Rev. A. W. Brough, who is at present visiting the colonies in the ...

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  6. The Taku-Tientsin Railway.

    LONDON, Tuesday.—In reply to a question in the House of Commons. Mr. St. John Brodrick, Parliamentary Secretary for the Foreign Office, stated ...

    Article : 56 words
  7. PARLIAMENT.

    When the Speaker took the chair in the Legislative Assembly this afternoon, Sir William Lyne said that in consequence of the news received of the death of the Duke ...

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  8. British Loan of £13,000,000.

    LONDON, Tuesday.—The Chancellor of the Exchequer (Sir M. Hicks-Beach) has obtained authority from the House of Commons to borrow £13,000,000. ...

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  9. THE PROPRIETORS' OFFER.

    At a meeting of the Seaham miners, held at West Wallsend last night, the action of the delegate board in accepting the offer made by the colliery proprietors, through ...

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  10. INTERNATIONAL NEWS.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—The Imperial Parliament to-day agreed to an address to the Queen, expressing abhorrence at the assassination of King ...

    Article : 174 words
  11. The Boer Surrender

    LONDON, Monday.—The commandos of Prinsloo, Villiers, and Crowther, numbering 986 men, chiefly of the Ficksburg and Ladybrand ...

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  12. Later Messages Received.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—A private message from Pekin, dated the 21st, states that the news received on the 18th of the failure of the relief ...

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  13. CALIFORNIAN COAL MARKET.

    'In his cool circular under date San Francisco, July 11, Mr. J. W. Harrison says:—" Since the Mariposa left there have been the following coal arrivals from ...

    Article : 254 words
  14. Relief of Baden-Powell.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Lord Kitchener has gone to Krugersdorp to organise the relief of Rustenburg. General Ian Hamilton's column has ...

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  15. Death of the Duke of Edinburgh.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—The House of Parliament to-day adopted an address of sympathy with the Queen on the death of the Duke of Saxe ...

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  16. Australian Casualties.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—South Australians: Sergeant H. Prosser, severely wounded; Private W. Sayers, slightly wounded, at Palmietfontein. ...

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  17. The Indian Famine Fund.

    Some five weeks ago Mesdames Merrion and W. Wallace convened a meeting of ladies to consider in what way assistance could be given to raise funds for the relief ...

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  18. DRAWING ROOM MEETING.

    During the afternoon a drawing room meeting was held at the residence of Mrs. Timbury. There was a large attendance of ladies, for whom Mrs. Timbury provided ...

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  19. BROWN-ST. P. M. CHURCH CONCERT.

    A concert, arranged by Messrs. Hall and Simon, was given by the Band of Hope boys and girls of the Brown-street P.M. Church, at the church, last night, under ...

    Article : 292 words
  20. Despatches from Pekin.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Diplomatic and other despatches have been received from Pekin corroborating the previous messages. Mr. Conger, the ...

    Article : 278 words
  21. WESTRALIAN REFERENDUM.

    The following telegram from the Premier of West Australia to the Premier of New South Wales was received this morning:— "Result referendum up to 1.30 ...

    Article : 124 words
  22. CITIZENS' LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY, LIMITED.

    Particulars of the report of the half-year ending June 30th of the Citizens Life Assurance Company, Limited, are before us. By reason of the great number of ...

    Article : 550 words
  23. Legislative Council.

    Mr. SUTTOR, Vice-President of the Executive Council, rose in the Legislative Council immediately after he Deputy- President (Mr. Trickett) took the chair. ...

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  24. COUNSEL'S OPINION ON MUNICIPAL ASSESSMENT.

    The Municipal Association of New South Wales recently submitted a case for the opinion of Dr. R. M. Sly, in the following terms:—"Are valuers under the ...

    Article : 614 words
  25. CHRIST CHURCH PRO-CATHEDRAL.

    One of the most successful and enjoyable organ recitals which the citizens of Newcastle have for years had the opportunity of hearing 5was that given in the Christ ...

    Article : 667 words
  26. LAMBTON.

    A meeting of the debating class was held on Tuesday night, Mr. W. Gray presiding. Mr. T. J. Dwyer, who now occupied the position o premier, proposed "That the ...

    Article : 164 words
  27. A MESS-ROOM REMINISCENCE.

    Colonel Stuart, in his "Reminiscences," says he was once invited by the officers of the garrison at St. Thomas to their mess. They had also invited ...

    Article : 210 words
  28. THE MURDERS BY BLACKS.

    News has just been received here that another murder has been committed by the blacks, near Merrendee, a small township to the south-west of Mudgee. No ...

    Article : 64 words
  29. DESTRUCTION OF SHIPS BY SPONTANEOUS COMBUSTION.

    Recent investigations on the spontaneous combustion of coal in ships, according to the "Revue Scientifique," show that, contrary to general opinion, ...

    Article : 174 words
  30. THE CAPTURE OF TIENTSIN.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—When Tientsin was captured the British seized [?] river steamer and 200 junks in anticipation of the advance on Pekin. ...

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  31. EIGHT-HOUR CELEBRATION COMMITTEE MEETING.

    The first annual business meeting of the eight-hour committee was held last night at the Trades Hall, Hunter-street West. Mr. J. Robinson occupied the chair. After ...

    Article : 172 words
  32. Contemplating an Advance.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Advices state that General Caselee, with his Indian division, contemplates an immediate advance on Pekin, hopin that ...

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  33. AN AWKWARD MISTAKE.

    LONDON, Tuesday.—The Japanese at Tientsin, mistaking some Russians for Chinese, fired upon them, Killing one and wounding two. ...

    Article : 24 words
  34. Advertising

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  35. CABLE COMMUNICATION.

    The Postmaster-General has received the following:—"Berne notifies restoration of communication between Shanghai and Cheefoo." ...

    Article : 18 words
  36. KILLINGWORTH.

    Mr. B. Thomas has been appointed agent for the "Newcastle Herald" at Killingworth. ...

    Article : 18 words
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