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    A settlement of the question of the compulsory winding up of the Commercial Bank of South Australia has been deferred until Saturday next. ...

    Article : 35 words

    LAST evening a tea and valedictory meeting were given to the Rev. F. C omens, pastor of the United Methodist Free Church. The tea meeting, which was held in the ...

    Article : 855 words
  4. The Rabbit Pest.

    The settlers in the Bourke district are petitioning Government to erect a rabbit-proof fence along the railway line thence to the South Australian and Queensland ...

    Article : 30 words
  5. Mercantile Building Society.

    This society has purchased a valuable estate at Everleigh for £84,500. ...

    Article : 14 words
  6. Cumberland Coal Company.

    At a special meeting this company confirmed the resolution for floating a company in England. ...

    Article : 18 words
  7. The Irish Question.

    Mr. Gladstone will divulge his Irish policy on April 5th. ...

    Article : 13 words
  8. Conveyance of Mails.

    The Messagaries Maritimes Company and the new German Company have sent in tenders for the conveyance of the Australian mails. ...

    Article : 39 words
  9. Water Find.

    Mr. Thatcher, of Tamworth, reports finding good water on his farm at a depth of 136 feet. ...

    Article : 19 words
  10. South Cumberland Coal Co.

    At the South Cumberland Coal Co.'s half-yearly meeting, Mr. James Fletcher was voted to the chair, and the report and balance sheet were adopted. Messrs. ...

    Article : 64 words
  11. Parcels Post.

    Mr. Todd is sanguine of success in promoting a parcels post to Australia, at 2s. per pound. ...

    Article : 20 words
  12. Eastern Affairs.

    Greece is still defiant, and continue preparations for war. There is a general belief that a collision with Turkey is imminent. ...

    Article : 36 words
  13. Insolvent.

    Herbert Dillon, Police Magistrate, Walgett. Liabilities, £677; assets, £10. ...

    Article : 11 words
  14. Thunderstorms.

    Several thunderstorms occurred this afternoon, accompanied by pouring rain, which still continues, with much ...

    Article : 17 words
  15. LONDON, Wednesday. New Medical Hall.

    The foundation stone of a building to be erected on the Thames Embankment for a Medical Hall was laid to-day. The ceremony was performed by the Queen in ...

    Article : 46 words

    Touching the subject of new buildings I might mention that a few months ago houses were not to be had on rental for love or money. I am pleased ...

    Article : 303 words

    A divorce has been granted in Melbourne in Serier v. Serier, known as Sutton, the English bookmaker. ...

    Article : 22 words
  18. Immigrants.

    Earl Granville, Secretary of State for the Colonies, has written a letter to the various Agents-General enquiring what number of skilled artisans the Australian ...

    Article : 49 words
  19. The Hampton Family.

    The Hampton family were tried to-day in Melbourne for murder, and found not guilty on the ground of insanity. ...

    Article : 22 words
  20. Parliament of New South Wales.

    The Legislative Assembly met at the usual hour. CHAIRMANSHIP OF COMMITTEES. Mr. Abigail said he wanted to know ...

    Article : 3,215 words
  21. Latest Sporting News.

    Malua has been scratched for the Sydney Cup. ...

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  22. Mr. Bryce.

    John Bryce, plaintiff in the libel action Bryce v. Rusden, leaves for New Zealand per the Tainui on the 25th. ...

    Article : 22 words
  23. Commercial.

    The wool market is quiet. There were 12,000 bales catalogued to-day. ...

    Article : 12 words
  24. CRICKET.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 151 words
  25. Molesting the Queen.

    Charles Brown, a lunatic, discharged from the army, threw a piece of paper into the Queen's carriage while she was driving in the Park. The man has an ...

    Article : 45 words
  26. Canadian and Australian Cable.

    Sir Alexander Stuart has visited Ottowa to negotiate with regard to the Canadian and Australian cable. ...

    Article : 20 words
  27. Isthmus of Panama.

    Baron den Lesseps states that the Isthmus of Panama canal will be completed in 1889. ...

    Article : 19 words

    Writing of racing past and present the other day an English sporting authority makes the following suggestive comparisons: —'The value of a single racing stud has ...

    Article : 342 words
  29. Peual Settlements.

    Great Britain and Germany are maturing an invitation to France to remove all penal settlements from the Pacific. ...

    Article : 20 words
  30. Tighe's Hill.

    The rumour went the round of the hill this morning that Mr. J. Dixon had been out and stopped Broughall from working his pit, which turned ...

    Article : 270 words
  31. Governorship.

    It is believed that Sir W. Jervois will be appointed Governor at the Cape, and Sir W. Robinson appointed to New Zealand. ...

    Article : 23 words
  32. Bishopric of Melbourne.

    Bishop Wilberforce, of Newcastle, has been elected successor to Bishop Moorhouse, late Bishop of Melbourne. ...

    Article : 20 words
  33. Conservative Fracas.

    A serious quarrel has taken place between Lord Churchill and Mr. W. H. Smith, late Chief Secretary for Ireland. The latter withdraws from the ...

    Article : 35 words

    A TEA, concert, and ball were given at the Wickham School of Arts last night by the Nos. 7 and 40 lodges of the above society. This was the first of what is intended to be ...

    Article : 754 words
  35. Bryce v. Rusden.

    A new trial has been granted in the Bryce v. Rusden case, provided the latter pay coats of the original hearing and pay £1000 into court. ...

    Article : 29 words
  36. The Mails.

    The Messageries Maritimes steamer Salazie, from Melbourne 27th February, arrived to-day, four days in advance of contract time. ...

    Article : 21 words
  37. Advertising

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    Advertising : 257 words
  38. British Successes.

    News has been received from Burmah that the force under General Prendergast has surprised a body of 400 rebels on the road to Yemethen. In on engagement ...

    Article : 48 words
  39. Hamilton.

    Yet another accident. A man named Henry Harper, of Adamstown, met with an accident in the pit here to-day. A number of men were waiting to come up out of the pitt, and ...

    Article : 141 words

    The girl Hemlich, who was shot yesterday, is not dead, but lies in a precarious state. ...

    Article : 25 words
  41. Armidale.

    THE weather continues to keep very dry. Rain is badly wanted, water is getting very scarce, although the late rain freshened the tanks a little. The creek is dry. The ...

    Article : 553 words
  42. Beech-Deeble.

    The banquet to Beach and Deeble previous to their departure for England, was given last night. The former was presented with a purse of £220. ...

    Article : 25 words



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