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    THE year which to-day brings to a close has not been a particularly eventful one for this colony or for the world at large. Victoria has been enjoying exceptional ...

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  3. AFFAIRS IN THE SOUDAN.

    Information has reached the British military authorities at Suakim that Osman Digna is reassembling at Handoub his forces which were routed in the engagement ...

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  4. TRAGEDY AT THE YARRA BEND ASYLUM.

    A shocking murder was committed at the Yarra Bend Asylum on Saturday afternoon between 3.15 and 4.30, the unfortunate victim being a warder named Archibald Huntor ...

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  5. THE APPOINTMENT OF COLONIAL GOVERNORS.

    The R.M.S. Oroya arrived here to-day. She brought the following account of the discussion in the House of Lords upon the appointment of Governors to the colonies, and specially with ...

    Article : 2,599 words
  6. HORRIBLE TRAGEDY IN YORKSHIRE.

    A murder of a very revolting character, resembling in some degree the recent Whitechapel outrages, took place in Bradford, Yorkshire, this evening. The ...

    Article : 87 words
  7. FLIGHT OF OSMAN DIGNA.

    Another reconnoitring party was sent out from Suakim by General Grenfell today for the purpose of ascertaining what was being done by Osman Digna and his ...

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  8. THE NEW GOVERNOR OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Earl of Kintore, who has been appointed to succeed Sir W. C. F. Robinson as Governor, of South Australia, will be unable to leave London until May next, ...

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  9. MR. GLADSTONE'S BIRTHDAY.

    A congratulatory address, signed by 11,000 of the electors of Midlothian, was presented to Mr. Gladstone to-day on the occasion of the 79th anniversary of his ...

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  10. STATEMENT OF THE ATTENDANTS.

    In consequence of the general reticence shown by the heads of the institution, it became necessary to procure as many details as possible from whatever sources were available. ...

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  11. THE PERSIAN QUESTION.

    A sudden change has taken place in the attitude of the Shah of Persia towards Great Britain. Notwithstanding the trading concessions recently granted to Sir H. ...

    Article : 106 words
  12. THE PARNELL DEFENCE FUND.

    The Irish National League in New York has forwarded by cable a draft for £15,000 to the organisers of the fund for the defence of Mr. Parnell and his ...

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  13. RESOURCES AND BORROWINGS OF AUSTRALIA.

    A letter written by Mr. William West- garth, the well known financier, who has but recently returned from a visit to Australia, is published in the Economist, ...

    Article : 136 words
  14. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The condemned man, Prado, who was recently sentenced to death in Paris for the murder of Marie Aguetant in 1886, and who is believed to have been the perpetrator of ...

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  15. MISS VON FINKELSTEIN AT THE INDEPENDENT CHURCH.

    The announcement that a lecture would be delivered last night at the Independent Church by Miss Von Finkelstein, whose lectures on Oriental subjects have been listened to with so ...

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  16. RIGHT REV. DR. BARRY.

    It is understood that the Right Rev. Dr. Barry, who has resigned the post of Anglican Bishop of Sydney, being about to return to England, will receive the first ...

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  17. SIR J. SOMERS VINE.

    Sir J. Somers Vine, who is about to visit Australia as agent for the proposed Imperial institute, was entertained at a complimentary banquet last night by the ...

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  18. THE CONGRESS AGITATION IN INDIA.

    The proceedings at the native congress which was opened at Allahabad on Wednesday last were marked by great enthusiasm. ...

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  19. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    The R.M.S. Oroya, of the Orient line, arrived at Albany from London yesterday morning at 7 o'clock and left again at 9 o'clock. She should reach Adelaide on Wednesday in ...

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  20. THE GOVAN VACANCY.

    Two candidates have been nominated for the seat in the House of Commons, rendered vacant by the death of Sir W. Pearce, late Conservative M.P. for the ...

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  21. NEW YEAR'S DAY AMUSEMENTS.

    To-morrow being New Year's day will be observed as a general holiday throughout the colony. The arrangements for the service of the public in the Postal and Telegraph ...

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  22. STATEMENT OF DR. BARKER.

    On that portion of the asylum ground bordering on the great horseshoe in the river from which the institution takes its name is erected the black of buildings occupied by the female ...

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  23. THE PROPOSED AUSTRALIAN ROWING TEAM.

    A proposal is under consideration that Oxford and Cambridge Universities should challenge an Australian eight to a rowing contest on the Thames. ...

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  24. THE MAORI FOOTBALLERS.

    The Maori footballers have been invited to visit the Cape to play a series of matches. LONDON, 30TH DECEMBER. ...

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  25. DEATH OF A COMIC VOCALIST.

    A well known comic vocalist named Vance died suddenly last night whilst he was in the act of singing a song at a London music hall. ...

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  26. DEATH OF VISCOUNT EVERSLEY.

    The death is announced of Viscount Eversley, formerly Speaker of the House of Commons, at the advanced age of 94 years. ...

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  27. NEW SOUTH WALES RAILWAYS.

    Mr. D. H. Neale, one of the recently appointed travelling inspectors for the railways of New South Wales, has resigned position in connection with the ...

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  28. WHOLESALE FORGERIES IN THE COUNTRY.

    A clerk to Mr. King, forwarding agent, named Frank West, said to have various aliases, was charged at the police court with forging his employer's signature to a cheque for £150. ...

    Article : 111 words
  29. DEATH OF GENERAL MORANT.

    General Morant, formerly of New Zealand, is dead. ...

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  30. PUGILISTIC ENCOUNTER.

    Peter Jackson, an American colored pugilist, who resided for some time in New South Wales, but returned to San Francisco in April last, has easily defeated the ...

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  31. STATEMENT OF DR. ROSENBLOOM.

    In spite of the half mile walk along an unknown and gloomy trrck in a species of artificial forest, tenanted only by madmen and other keepers, it was thought advisable, necessary ...

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  32. PARLIAMENTARY CANDIDATES.

    Quite a host of candidates are coming forward for the Benalla and Yarrawonga electorate, no fewer than six local gentlemen being announced, and three from Melbourne. The names are : ...

    Article : 81 words
  33. THE MAILS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 75 words
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  35. FIRE IN ELIZABETH-STREET.

    Early yesterday morning a fire broke out in one of four weatherboard cottages in Elizabeth- street, near the Commercial Bank, and although the Albion, Carlton and Insurance brigades ...

    Article : 76 words
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