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  2. Not Brassey's.

    THE Colonial Secretary this morning received the following telegram from Inspector Wassel, dated Lytton, to-day:—"Lightkeeper, Fisherman's Island, reports he picked up yesterday ...

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  3. Minister for Works.

    MR. MILES is now much better in health, having lost nearly if not quite all the pain from which he has been suffering so long; but the weakness succeeding the attack still continues. ...

    Article : 138 words
  4. A.M.P. Society

    BONUSES granted by the above society are now being announced. The announcement is accompanied by a neat little circular from the resident secretary, which recipients are called ...

    Article : 206 words
  5. A Great Snake Story.

    I NOTICED in yours of the 29th June last, that Dr. Points had a crack at the knights of the trigger who go out duck-shooting, for spinning fictitious yarns about snakes they have shot. ...

    Article : 239 words
  6. Miscellaneous Items.

    COACHING is on the decline in England. THE New German Liberals are forming an Anti-corn Law League. IT is reported that 20,000 Irish families were ...

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  7. New Insolvents.

    BEFORE his Honour Mr. Justice Mein, on the application of Mr. John Kean, William Martin M'Bride, of Brisbane, contractor, was adjudicated an insolvent, and the first meeting of ...

    Article : 102 words
  8. Ecclesiastical Records.

    PROBATES of the following wills were granted during the week ending July 21, 1887, at the principal registry, Supremo Court: Of Samuel Mordan Frankland, gentleman, Sydney, New ...

    Article : 125 words
  9. "Hansard" for the Million.

    THE Cabinet yesterday discussed the question of the circulation of the daily "Hansard" and decided that with a view to increase its distribution throughout the colony, the publication ...

    Article : 116 words
  10. Omnibus Racing.

    TO THE EDITOR.—SIR,—I should like through the medium of your paper to call the attention of the proper authorities to a serious evil, which I think requires a strong remedy. I ...

    Article : 214 words
  11. Brisbane Exchange.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 140 words
  12. Blue Ribbon Society

    THE annual meeting of the Queensland Blue Ribbon Society was held on Tuesday evening in the Temperance Hall. The report and balance-sheet were adopted after which the ...

    Article : 101 words
  13. Rev. Mr. Glover.

    THE Rev. John Glover, having received and accepted a call from the Rockhampton church, his ministry at Fortescue street closes next Sunday. The members of his Bible class, with ...

    Article : 224 words
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    THE conquering woman is the concurring woman. To make hens lay, take four quarts of water, to which a broken pepper-pod or a teaspoonful ...

    Article : 146 words
  15. Ironwork in the Colony.

    THE Cabinet yesterday considered the question of the manufacture of locomotives in the colony, and decided to call for tenders within the colony for the supply of locomotives ...

    Article : 120 words
  16. European and Other News.

    ODESSA, June 3.—The gunboat Donetz was launched at Nicolaieff to-day. Another will be launched on the 13th at the same place. ...

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    SIMLA, June 4.—Nothing is known here in confirmation of the intelligence contained in the Merv telegram received at St. Petersburg on the 2nd instant of an alleged attack by ...

    Article : 71 words
  18. Thompson Estate.

    FOR about six months past the Wesleyans of the above estate have held Sunday services in the Thompson Estate Hall. During, that time their numbers have steadily increased, ...

    Article : 149 words
  19. Advertising

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    Advertising : 2,979 words
  20. Supreme Court.

    THE following matters wore yesterday dealt with, in chambers before Mr. Justice Mein:—DONNYBROOK GOLD MINING COMPANY. In the matter of the Donnybrook Gold ...

    Article : 466 words

    BOMBAY, June 3.—Intelligence from a native source states that an active Afghan and Bokhara intrigue is proceeding with the object of persuading Abd-ul-Melik Tore, brother of the ...

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    St. PETERSBURG, June 3.—It is asserted in well-informed circles that a radical change in the position of the Russian universities will take place before the end of this year. The ...

    Article : 78 words
  23. Polo.

    THE last selection practice of the Brisbane Polo Club was played yesterday at Kedron Park. The game was very fast and exciting. I the ponies being kept almost at racing speed ...

    Article : 133 words

    THE Daily News correspondent telegraphs: " I learn that 23,000 infantry and 3,000 cavalry are under orders to concentrate on Askabad, The Caucasian and trans-Caucasian ...

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    NEW YORK, June 3.—Later telegrams respecting the panic in the cathedral of Chihuahua, Mexico; say that the cathedral was crowded, mostly with women and children, the ...

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  26. Au Revoir to Sergeant Doyle.

    LAST night a number of the officers and men of the Queensland Police Force met at the Ulster Hotel to bid farewell to Sergeant Doyle, who has recently, left the ...

    Article : 370 words

    BOMBAY, June 4.—According to intelligence received here from a native source, disturbances have occurred at Tashkend in consequence of the people objecting to the taxes, imposed ...

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    ST. PETERSBURG, June 4.—A despatch from Merv states that the latest news received there from Herat represents the Ameer's position as very critical, and asserts that he has had to ...

    Article : 87 words
  29. City Police Court.

    DRUNKENNESS.—A man charged with drunkenness on pleading guilty was treated as a first offender, and was discharged. Kate Jansen, aged 53, against whom there were nine ...

    Article : 494 words

    BRUSSELS, June 7.—At to-day's sitting of the Chamber of Representatives, the Minister of War, General Pontus, delivered a speech on the military question. He endeavoured to ...

    Article : 88 words
  31. Licensed Victuallers' Ball.

    THE Brisbane United Licensed Victuallers held their second annual ball in the Exhibition Building last night, and the large number present, the handsome costumes and dresses, ...

    Article : 451 words

    PARIS, June 7.—An attempted murder in a train took place last night between Bordeaux and La Grave d'Ambarres, under circumstances similar to those of the murder ...

    Article : 306 words



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