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  2. Germans in the Pacific.

    Apia, November 26.—The German gunboat Eber arrived on the 22nd instant from a trip to the Marshall and Kingsmill Islands. She left Apia on June 28, and made for the Marshall ...

    Article : 1,580 words
  3. Two Little Old Ladies.

    Two little old Indies, one grave, one gay, In the self-same cottage lived day by day; One could not be happy, " because," she said, "So many children were hungry for bread;" ...

    Article : 127 words
  4. The American Small Boy.

    The American small boy is represented in history by the youthful George Washington, who suffered through his inability to invent a plausible fiction, and by Benjamin Franklin, ...

    Article : 1,125 words
  5. How Lord Clive Won His Wife.

    About the middle of the last century a young cadet named Maskeleyne went to India, where he became acquainted with Lord Clive. The acquaintance ripened into intimate ...

    Article : 266 words

    The weather so far for the Christmas holidays has been splendid, and the holiday traffic on the railways has been very much greater than previously. ...

    Article : 305 words
  7. Open Column.

    This column is open for a fairly free expression of opinion on subjects of interest; but we do not bind ourselves by any sentiments which our contributors may express. ...

    Article : 28 words
  8. Deaths of Notable Men.

    Our English cablegrams, to-day, announce the deaths of Sir Frederick Pollock, better known as "Master Pollock," and Mr. Laurence Oliphant, the diplomatist and author. Concerning ...

    Article : 269 words
  9. "Wealth and Want."

    TO THE EDITOR.—Sir,—I am astonished that Sir S. W. Griffith's latest deliverance on "the problem of the age" should have called forth so little and such half-hearted criticism on the ...

    Article : 755 words
  10. A Song of Home.

    Oh, Scotia! why did I leave thee To sigh for thy valleys and shore, Where the red heather hills tower serenely, Defying old ocean's wild roar! ...

    Article : 340 words
  11. Mr. Burnand on Burlesque.

    In the course of an article on "The Spirit of Burlesque," in the now number of the Universal Review, Mr. F. C. Burnand records some of his impressions of the burlesque writers and ...

    Article : 711 words

    Laurence Oliphant, son of the late Sir Anthony Oliphant. C.B., for many years Chief Justice of Ceylon, born in 1829, was intended for the law, but visited India whilst very ...

    Article : 406 words
  13. Suicide near Rockhampton.

    A man named John Roxborough committed suicide last night by cutting his throat. His body was found in the bush this morning, near Rockhampton. Roxborough arrived from ...

    Article : 70 words
  14. Women and Feathered Victims.

    It was hoped some time ago (says the Hospital) that the fashion of wearing the dead bodies of birds as trimmings for bonnets and hats was going out. Such a hope, apparently, ...

    Article : 370 words
  15. Charges against Mr. Fehon.

    The inquiry instituted by the Government into the charges recently made by Mr. Want in the Assembly against Mr. Fehon, one of the railway commissioners, has practically been ...

    Article : 121 words
  16. Overlanders.

    The following passed through here to-day:— For Sydney—Messrs. B. Simmer, E. Herbert, J. T. Annear, M.L.A., A. Forbes, Mrs. T. H. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Agnes H. ...

    Article : 127 words
  17. Volunteer Forces.

    TO THE EDITOR —Sir,—Although in no way interested, either directly or indirectly, with the Defence Force or volunteer system, I take a considerable interest in the state of the ...

    Article : 626 words
  18. Chinese Slaves in Australia.

    At the Metropolitan Court of Quarter Sessions in Sydney, on Thursday last, there was a case of appeal from a magistrate's court. A Chinaman named Ah Foong had been convicted and ...

    Article : 158 words
  19. Anderson's Assault.

    Mary Anderson was brought up at the Police Court on Monday, charged with having assaulted a girl named Annie Lestrange in Albert street. Constable Drummond deposed to the ...

    Article : 101 words
  20. Some Funny Translations.

    One account of the late German Emperor's funeral, writes David Ker in Harper's Weekly, stated that the sermon was preached on a text taken from "the Book of Jacob"—a hitherto ...

    Article : 718 words
  21. Slater's Almanac.

    A copy of "Slater's Queensland Almanae, Directory, and Gazeteer for 1889," is to hand. Between the covers, which enclose, nearly 200 pages, is a vast amount of information useful ...

    Article : 125 words
  22. Albert's Palmerston.

    In the second volume of his memoirs the Duke of Coburg makes certain disclosures which will be read with the deepest interest in England. Thus he writes:— ...

    Article : 279 words
  23. American Fables.

    A hunter who was returning from an expedition, and who had fired away all his bullets, met a wolf in the path and cried out: "Ah! but whoever had such ill-luck! If I ...

    Article : 103 words
  24. An Art Screen.

    There is on view at Mr. G. D. Izatt's fancy goods store a handsome pictorial screen, the work of Mr. Thomas Knowles. The screen is in three lappels, fitted with new reversible ...

    Article : 154 words
  25. Didn't Beat Him.

    A country editor of advanced thought went into a wholesale house and asked the proprietor for an advertisement. "What's your circulation? ...

    Article : 384 words

    Once upon a time a fox, a hare, and a serpent met by chance beside the brook, and after the usual predictions of a hard winter and another rise on the price of coal, the fox ...

    Article : 155 words
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    Advertising : 305 words
  28. St. Thomas', North Pine.

    On Friday last the new Church of England, dedicated to St. Thomas, at the North Pine, was opened under the most favourable auspices. Several Indies and gentlemen travelled down ...

    Article : 220 words

    A pheasant, who felt it her duty to do something to alleviate the condition of those beneath her in the social and financial scale, made a call upon the buzzard and offered to adopt ...

    Article : 146 words
  30. Advertising

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    Advertising : 160 words
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