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    MAISTER EDITOR,— This mornin my auld wife Jenny (not Bet, as my gread-great-grandson signed himsel[?]) road me ower the letter which appeared in your issue of to-day. ...

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    MR. JOHN TEBBUTT, F.R.A.S., the celebrated private astronomer, writing from his observatory at Windsor, says:— "I have much pleasure in presenting to ...

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    LONDON, Sunday.—It is reported in London commercial circles that it is intended to float, on an early date, a Bank of England and Australia, with a capital of £4,000,000, in ...

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  6. King of the Netherlands.

    LONDON, February 3.—The report of the death of William III., King of the Netherlands, which was freely circulated, has been contradicted. ...

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  7. Kangarilla Silver-mining Co.

    LONDON, February 3.—The shares of the Kangarilla Silver-mining Company of South Australia have been allotted. The secretary announces that Mr. Heron Maxwell has ...

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  8. Samoa: Germany and America.

    LONDON, Sunday.—In replying to the protest of Mr. Thomas F. Bayard, the American Secretary of State, against German action in Samoa, Prince Bismarck said he had given ...

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  9. The Chinese Question.

    LONDON, Sunday.—Li Hung Chang, the Chinese Viceroy, declares that China will not bear much longer the violation of treaties and bad faith shown by American excluding ...

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    THE first of a series of orchestral concerts by Mr. F. Cowen and the Melbourne Exhibition orchestra, was given in the Sydney Exhibition Building on Saturday evening. The music ...

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  11. Boulanger.

    LONDON, Sunday.—M. Floquet, French Premier, proposes to prohibit bye-elections during the existence of the present Parliament. The impression is going ground that the ...

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    SIR,—In one of your issues there was a report of a meeting of the Co-operative miners, and at that meeting Mr. Middleby reported that the Wickham and Bullock ...

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    BRUSSELS, Sunday.—A railway accident occurred to a train travelling rapidly past the town of Granendell. The train left the rails, the engine striking the pillar of a ...

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  14. The British Navy.

    LONDON, Sunday.—Lord Brassey, in a speech to the London Chamber of Commerce, strongly urged the immediate necessity for increasing the British navy. He advised the ...

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  15. Tamworth.

    The results of the polling up to present time is, Levien, 995; Dowel, 982; Tribe, 843. One other return has yet to come in which cannot alter the result. ...

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  16. Death of Archduke Rudolph.

    LONDON, Saturday.—The official report states that the late Archduke Rudolph, Crown Prince of Austria, had recently grown morbid in temperament, owing to nervous ...

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  17. Irish Affairs.

    LONDON, Sunday.—Numerous meetings of the National Party were held throughout Ireland yesterday to give expression to the indignation aroused in consequence of the ...

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    AT the nominations at Inverell yesterday Mr. G. A. Cruickshank, Protectionist and Mr. J. Riddell, Freetrader, were nominated for the single seat. The show of hands was ...

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    THE annual meeting of members of the Maitland School of Arts was held last Thursday night, the Rev. Mr. Yarrington in the chair. A very satisfactory report and ...

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  20. Pope and Bishop.

    LONDON, Friday.—Archbishop Redwood, of Wellington, New Zealand, has had an audience of the Pope. ...

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  21. Hastings and Manning.

    At the nominations for the Hastings and Manning yesterday Mr. C. J. Roberts, Freetrader, and Mr. J. H. Young, Freetrader, Mr. Ruthven, Protectionist, and Mr. ...

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  22. Pictures for Sydney.

    LONDON, Friday.—Sir F. Leighton and Mr. Watts send five pictures to the Anglo-Australian Artists' Exhibition, Sydney. ...

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  23. Relief of Emin Pasha.

    LONDON, Friday.—The German expedition for the relief of Emin Pasha leaves at once under the command of Dr. Peters. ...

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    The captain of the excursion steamer Ozone was fined £5 and costs for carrying excessive number of passengers. POISONED BY BRAWN. ...

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  25. Kiama.

    At the Kiama nominations yesterday Mr. J. Fuller, Freetrader, Mr. Cole, Freetrader, and Mr. J. Roseby, Protectionist, were nominated as candidates for the seat. ...

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    LAST night witnessed the last performance but one of "Little Monte Christo" by D'Arcy Stanfield's Burlesque Company. The piece went with as much esprit as ...

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  27. New Play for Australia.

    LONDON, Sunday.—Mr. Arthur Garner, of Williamson, Garner, and Musgrove, has purchased the right of producing the comedy "That Doctor Cupid" in Australia. ...

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  28. Gunnedah.

    At the nominations at Gunnedah yesterday Mr. E. W. Turner, Freetrader, and Mr. Tilly, Protectionist, were proposed as suitable persons to represent the electorate. ...

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  29. Bank of New Zealand.

    LONDON, Sunday.—The solicitors of the Bank of New Zealand have written to the Stock Exchange, stating that according to counsel's opinion £7 shares now fully paid up ...

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  30. Illawarra.

    The following gentlemen were nominated for the two parliamentary seats in Illawarra yesterday at Wollongong : Woodward, Freetrader; Mitchell, Freetrader; Jones, ...

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    The workmen engaged on the Eiffel Tower, Paris, have struck. They want an increase in their wages of 5d an hour. According to their statements, the cold is so bitter on the ...

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  32. Gloucester.

    BULAHDELAH, Monday.—Mr. R. Atkinson Price addressed a large meeting at Merang, on Saturday; Mr. C. Deo, J.P., presided, and a unanimous vote of confidence in the ...

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  33. Gold-mining in Queensland.

    LONDON, Sunday.—The prospectus of the Rainbow Block Gold-mining Company. Queensland, has been issued. The capital of the proposed company is £34,000. ...

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  34. The Maori Footballers.

    LONDON, Sunday.—The Maori footballers have defeated the Gloucestershire county team, the match resulting in a goal and a try by the Maoris to a try scored by the ...

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  35. The Federal Council.

    LONDON, Sunday.—The Observer, on the Australian Federal Council now sitting in Hobart, states that the council is a farce without the co-operation of the colony of ...

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  36. The Ship Ashore.

    LONDON, Sunday.—The ship Sir Walter Raleigh, which was stranded near Andressels, on the French coast, is now dismantled. The vessel is being unloaded. ...

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    Several members of Parliament waited on the Chief Secretary this afternoon to request the Government to provide indigent farmers with seed wheat, the total quantity ...

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  39. A Trade-Mark Dispute.

    LONDON, Saturday.—The Court of Chancery has disallowed Australian wine importers to register "Golden Flecce" as a trademark, on the ground that it is already applied ...

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  40. The Victorian Loan.

    LONDON, Sunday.—A million and a quarter sterling of the Victorian 3½ per cent. loan of £3,000,000, which was recently floated on the London market, has been paid in. ...

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  41. The Maori Footballers.

    LONDON, Sunday.—The Maori footballers played a match yesterday at Gloucester, defeating the Gloucestershire team. ...

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  42. Alexander of Battenberg.

    LONDON, Sunday.—Prince Alexander of Battenberg, who was formerly ruler of Bulgaria, has resigned his commission in that German army, and it is stated he is about to ...

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  43. The South Australian Loan.

    LONDON, Saturday Night.—The Statist, referring to the new South Australian 3½ percent. loan of £1,300,000, which is quoted at a premium of a quarter, states that the ...

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  44. The Panama Canal.

    LONDON, Sunday.—It is reported that the attempt to sell the new Panama shares issued by the new company, in the hope of raising sufficient funds to complete the Panama ...

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  45. The British Minister in America.

    LONDON, Sunday.—Sir Julian Paunce'ote, C.B., G.C.M.G., will succeed Lord Sackville as British Minister to the United States on the accession of General Harrison to the ...

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    The Hon. Hume Black, Minister for Lands, starts for Melbourne to-morrow, to inspect Chaffey Bros.' irrigation colony at Mildura, with the view ascertaining whether ...

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  47. British Defence Works.

    LONDON, Saturday Night.—The Hon. Edward Stanhope, Secretary for War, has issued orders prohibiting strangers from inspecting the British defence works. ...

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  48. Advertising

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  49. Irish Affairs.

    LONDON, Friday.—Molloy, the Invincible, who gave such starting evidence before the Times Parnell Enquiry Commission, and then recanted it has been arrested, and is to be ...

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