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    YOU can buy at A. M'Donnell's, Hunter-street a bag of white sugar (70 1bs), at 2½d per lb., a box of prime Congou tea for 10s 6d, and a thousand and one other ...

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  3. Latest Sporting News.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday—The work done on the Rand wick racecourse this morning was uninteresting. The first out was Winchester, who did a strong mile and a ...

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  4. Found Drowned.

    At 2.30 this afternoon the body of an old man, about 60 years of age, name unknown, was found floating in the water near Villier's wharf, and brought to Sydney by the steamer ...

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    The s.s. Ballarat, from Melbourne on June 16th, arrived it Plymouth this morning. The s.s. Chyebassa, from Brisbane Juno 15th, also arrived at Plymouth to-day. ...

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  6. Family Notices

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    The schedule of Mr. Marshall, Mining Investor, Collins-street, shows liabilities to be £27,411; assets, £10,750. Luke Williams and Co., hop find tea ...

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  8. LONDON, Monday. Commercial.

    Consols, 99½. The market rate of discount is 5/8 below bank rate. Tin, £92 10s. ...

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  9. LONDON, Tuesday. Cardinal Moran.

    Cardinal Moran leaves on September 16th. He will probably be installed by the Cardinal-Archbishop of Edinburgh. ...

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    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Simpson has been supported to win the Sir Joseph Banks Handicap at 100's to 20. ...

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  11. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. An Expensive Settlement.

    The concessions made by the Melbourne Omnibus Company in settlement of the drivers' strike has cost the company £3000 per annum. ...

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  12. Michael Davitt.

    Michael Davit has abandoned his projected lecturing tour through Australia, and intends remaining in Ireland until the overthrow of Dublin Castle has been finally ...

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    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—There is no alteration in the betting market, but there is a tendency to back Uralla for the V. R. C. Derby and Cup. ...

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  14. Lunatic Asylum Condemned.

    Dr. Tucker, on visiting the Kew and Yarra Bend Asylums, Victoria, declared them worse than any he ever visited in Europe. ...

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  15. Irish Parliamentary Fund.

    The Irish Parliamentary Fund has been increased by the receipt of £1000 from Australia. ...

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  16. JACKSON v. LEES.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Jackson, the coloured man, has been backed to fight Lees, who defeated Farnham, with gloves, for £200 a side, in twelve weeks. The ...

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  17. A Handsome Presentation.

    Herr Julius Herz, conductor of the Metropolitan Liedertafel, was presented with a handsome testimonial, in the shape of an illuminated address and a cheque for £300, ...

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  18. Depression of Trade.

    A Royal Commission has been appointed to inquire into the various causes which have led to the present depression of trade. The Earl of Iddesleigh has been appointed ...

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  19. Victorian Licensing Bill.

    At the annual meeting of the Victorian Alliance, held in the Town Hall, Mr. Alfred Deakin, Solicitor-General, was in the chair. A resolution was passed to the ...

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  20. New Zealand Loans.

    The tenders for the Wellington and Manewatu Railway loan for £160,000 at 5 per cent. per annum, for which the minimum whereof was fixed at £98, have been opened. ...

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    ORIENTAL V. PETERSHAM.—A match between the aboveclubs was played on the Newcastle ground (kindly lent for the occasion), and after a very closely-contested game the ...

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  22. Increased Army in India.

    It is announced that the Imperial Government have decided to increase the permanent force of British troops in India by six thousand men. ...

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  23. Disbandment of the Reserves.

    At to-day's sitting in the House of Commons, Mr W. H. Smith, Secretary for War, announced that the married men belonging to the reserved forces, who were recently ...

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    Captain Heath has returned to town after an absence of about a mouth, during which time he has been engaged inspecting the light and tidal signals along the coast. ...

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  25. BERLIN, Tuesday. Diplomatic Visit.

    Count Kalnoky, the Austro-Hungarian Minister for Foreign Affairs, has arrived at Varzin upon a visit to Prince Birmarck. ...

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  26. Fatal Accident.

    A man named Denis Murphy, who was so severely injured by a fall of earth near Ipswich about a fortnight ago, died in the hospital on Monday. ...

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  27. MADRID, Tuesday. Cholera in Spain.

    Cholera continues to make great ravages in many of the provinces of Spain. The Archbishop of Seville has fallen a victim to the disease. ...

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  28. Mr. R. T. Booth.

    Mr. R. T. Booth has arrived in Ipswich, where he will conduct a temperance mission. ...

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    The small-pox patients from the steamer Oceanien are progressing favourably. The steamer left the harbour yesterday for Marscilles. ...

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    SIR.—Looking back to the many previous successful balls held under the auspices of the committee of the above, I am sorry to see the season passing away and no notice ...

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  31. A Troop of Malays.

    A telegram received from Townsville states that Mr. Forbes, the representative of the London Geographical Society, arrived there on Monday from Batavia, by the steamer New, ...

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  32. The Death of General Grant.

    The Governor and Consul Griffin cablegrammed to the President of the United States condolence messages on the death of General Grant. ...

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  33. Gold.

    The amount of stone crushed at Charters Towers during the mouth of July was 6950 tons, yielding 15,457 ounces of gold. The yield for the seven months ending July 3, ...

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  34. A Good Retiring Allowance.

    The City Council yesterday voted £1000 retiring allowance to Mr. Butterfield, the assistant town clerk. ...

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  35. Loss by a New Guinea Explorer.

    Mr. H. O. Forbes, the New Guinea explorer—who lost his baggage, instruments, etc., by the sinking of the lighter at Thursday Island—has arrived at Brisbane to repair ...

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  36. Watering of Blane-street.

    SIR,—The contractor for watering this street must be making a fine thing out of it, especially if the horses and men are engaged by the day. The dust during the last two ...

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  37. Sir Henry Parkes.

    Sir Henry Parkes was present at the mayoral luncheon yesterday, and responded to the toast of "Parliament." ...

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  38. Railway Opening at Bourke.

    Lord Loftus has expressed his intention to visit the Darling on the occasion of the railway demonstration at Bourke. ...

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  39. Licensing Bill.

    In the Assembly Sir Thomas M'Ilwraith supported the new Licensing Bill, which embodies the principles of full Local Option. ...

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  40. The Murder at Grafton.

    Matthew Friske has been committed for trial at Grafton on a charge of murdering his mate, Watson, with an axe. ...

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    A deputation from the residents of Glenelg interviewed the Minister of Education to-day in reference to the proposed new mail contract. They urged that Glenelg, and not ...

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  42. Who is He?

    It is rumoured that the dual position of Agent-General and Executive Commissioner at the forthcoming London Exhibition will be filled by one gentleman, but not Sir Saul ...

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  43. Carting Water.

    Water is being carted from the Mingarey dam, South Australia, to Silverton, and is selling at £1 per 100 gallons: ...

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  44. Wharfage Accommodation.

    SIR.—I was glad to read the letter of "Produce Agent" in your issue of to-day. The crowding of our, wharfs by timber merchants is fast becoming a nuisance. ...

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  45. A Disputed Point.

    The question in dispute between the Government and the contractors of the parliamentary buildings, in consequence of which about 80 men have been thrown out of ...

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  46. Disobeying an Order.

    For failing to obey an order of the police court to deliver up some Oddfellows' documents Edward E. Russ was sentenced to three months' imprisonment. ...

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  47. Share Markets.

    Wickham and Bullock Island shares to-day sold for 20s 6d. ...

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  48. New Insolvents.

    Andrew Pearson, labourer, Hamilton Commonage; liabilities, £44; assets, 50s. Charles Ford, baker, Newcastle; liabilities, £63; assets, £27. ...

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  49. Splendid Rains.

    A splendid fall of rain, extending over 24 hours, has been experienced all over the north country. This downpour will do a great deal of good to the crops ...

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  50. New Fire Engine.

    The new engine and manual for the Metropolitan Fire Brigade arrived to-day and will be ready for duty to-night. ...

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  51. Flogging a Prisoner.

    A prisoner, James Callow, has underwent a flogging of 15 strokes to which he was sentenced in addition to imprisonment for life. Prisoner's cries from the third ...

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  52. Wharfage Accommodation.

    SIR, Mr. Ellis's letter in your issue of Monday last, referring to the increased wharfage accommodation, is not so encouraging appears at first sight. It has been ...

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  53. The "Child Mother."

    The girl Nixon and her married sister were committed for trial at the Quarter Sessions for abandoning the infant child of the former. ...

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  54. ADELAIDE, Wednesday. Shocking Tragedy.

    Edward Henry Carroll, a plumber, aged 37, has given himself up to the police for having murdered his wife, by striking her on the head with a firebar during a quarrel. ...

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  55. Larrikinism Again.

    At the Water Police Court, to-day two larrikins named Arthur Curran and John Moore, were charged with attempting the murder of one Creenwood, by throwing him ...

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  56. Adelaide Relief Fund.

    All classes continue to subscribe toward the Poor Fund, which now stands at about £1000. Public sympathy with the movement has been considerably shaken by the ...

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  57. Extraordinary Scene in West End Hotel, Parramatta-street, Sydney.

    At the Central Police Court to-day two young men were charged with having gone to the above hotel, and created a disturbance. They partook freely of champagne, ...

    Article : 73 words
  58. Advertising

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