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  2. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 196 words
  3. Shipping Intelligence.

    December 27.—MARANOA, s., 1,503 tons, Captain R. Armstrong, from Cooktown, via intermediate ports. Passengers: For Brisbane—Mesdames W. J. Walsh, Dempsey and servant, ...

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  4. Sir Arthur Palmer at Southport.

    The Administrator of the Government, Sir Arthur Palmer, goes down to-day to Southport by river. He will return to town on Monday by special train, travelling over the ...

    Article : 37 words
  5. Chamber of Commerce.

    Our little Chamber of Commerce—it is our very own—having finished, for them, an intensely active year of work, go down to Moreton Bay, under their chairman's hostal ...

    Article : 287 words
  6. Steamer on Fire.

    News has been received that a large river steamer has been burnt while on the journey down that part of the Mississippi River which flows on the border of the State of Lousiana. ...

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    A vacancy having occurred in the representation of Paris in the Chamber of Deputies, General Boulanger has announced his intention of becoming a candidate for the seat. ...

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    A congress is now assembled at Allahabad, the capital of the north-west province, consisting of 3,000 natives. A special hall has been erected for the purpose, and Mr. Yule, a ...

    Article : 84 words
  9. The Weather.

    The following is the rainfall for the 24 hours ending at 9 this morning: Ayr, 0.04; Bloomsbury, 0.42; Cairns, 1.10; Cardwell, 0.20; Mackay, 0.26; Marlborough, 0.42 ; Moreton, ...

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    The B.I.S.N. Company's R.M.S. Dacca, from Brisbane November 27, departed the day before yesterday homewards. ...

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  11. Stanley Off.

    Mr. Stanley, Chief Engineer for the Southern and Central Railways, accompanied by Mr. Annett, principal assistant engineer, left, by special train this morning to inspect the ...

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    Mr. Arthur Curnow, son of Mr. Curnow, editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, died at his parents' residence this morning from typhoid fever. The deceased was 23 years of ...

    Article : 908 words
  13. Perjury Case.

    At the City Police Court this morning Hedley H. Tooth was again brought up, on remand, charged with having committed perjury in the Petty Debts Court a short time ago. Mr. ...

    Article : 57 words
  14. Drowning Cases.

    As a youth named Robert Craig was crossing Victoria Bridge, about 7 o'clock last night, he noticed several men in a punt in the river, opposite Russell street, about 50 yards out in ...

    Article : 235 words
  15. Mining Royalties.

    Somehow it has frequently happened that no small measure of ill-feeling has been excited against all manner of royalties on Crown properties —especially so it has been as to mining ...

    Article : 294 words
  16. Railway Arbitration

    A court of arbitration will be opened on January 22 by the railway arbitrator, and remain open until the 30th to deride upon 16 applications for compensation in connection ...

    Article : 64 words
  17. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 118 words
  18. Christmas Postages.

    During the Christmas holidays the mail branch of the General Post Office received the large number of 61,398 letters, 23,085 packets, and 37,705 newspapers for delivery. The ...

    Article : 56 words
  19. Breach of the Probation Act.

    At the City Police Court this morning, before Mr. Pinnock, P.M., a young fellow named Thomas M'Kee was again brought up, on remand, charged with a breach of the ...

    Article : 71 words
  20. Diary.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 30 words
  21. Found in Breakfast Creek.

    At about half-past 9 o'clock yesterday morning the body of a young man was seen floating in Breakfast Creek by a gentleman who was passing, and he reported the matter ...

    Article : 66 words
  22. Fortunate Folks.

    The Railway Commissioner has accepted the following tenders :—Supply of 1,000 tons coal for Central Railway, Queensland Collieries Company, 19s. 6d. per ton: 3 composite brake ...

    Article : 61 words

    Mr. Walter Reeks, of Sydney, has completed the details of a yacht to represent Australia in the competition for the American Cup. He leaves for Australia on the 28th instant. ...

    Article : 218 words
  24. German Conduct in Samoa.

    THE "Nineteenth Century" for November has an article from the pen of W. L. Rees, headed "German Conduct in Samoa." meaning thereby German cruelty ...

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  25. Bathing in Breakfast Creek.

    A number of lads were bathing in Breakfast Creek yesterday afternoon when one of their number named Pasche, whose parents reside at Eildon Hill, near Lutwyche, got ...

    Article : 83 words
  26. Maryborough Royal Bank.

    The Royal Bank is quite early in its existence going in for new buildings for its branch offices, and amongst others a fine structure has been erected at Maryborough. The building is ...

    Article : 84 words
  27. A Boy's Fatal Bath.

    Telegrams have been received from Ipswich by the Commissioner for Police to the effect that a boy named David Price, aged 13 years, was accidentally drowned whilst bathing in the ...

    Article : 50 words
  28. Whitechapel Murders.

    THE Whitechapel murders are unique in the history of crime, if not in the history of the police. Our British exchanges teem with reports, articles, and letters ...

    Article : 636 words
  29. Congregational Sunday School.

    A Christmas entertainment was given in the Kent street Congregational schoolroom, Now Farm, last night. The room was very nicely decorated with evergreens, and although the ...

    Article : 94 words
  30. Fatal Bath at Nerang.

    The Commissioner for Police received a telegram from Senior-constable Arrell, Nerang, stating that a navvy named Harry Marshall was drowned in the Nerang Creek while bathing ...

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    News has been received that the steamer Storm Queen, bound from Sebastopol to Holland, encountered a hurricane in the Bay of Biscay, and has been lost. Twenty-two of the ...

    Article : 77 words
  32. Fire on Boggo Road.

    Shortly after 2 o'clock this morning a fire broke out in a tenement situated on the Boggo road occupied by Mr. C. H. Moss as a residence and furniture shop. The family retired to rest ...

    Article : 310 words
  33. Assaulting His Wife.

    At the City Police Court this morning an old man named Stephen Hammell was brought up charged with having assaulted his wife in Fortitude Valley, occasioning her actual bodily ...

    Article : 122 words

    The House of Senators, at Madrid, has been seriously damaged by an explosion of dynamite ...

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    Intelligence has been received of a disastrous fire which had occurred at Marblehead, in the State of Massachusetts, and which resulted in the destruction of nine acres of dwellings, ...

    Article : 64 words

    It is reported from Paris that the French Ministry have great fears in regard to General Boulanger's success in the constituencies. ...

    Article : 26 words
  37. The Lost Mail at Bundaberg.

    The following telegram was sent by the postmaster at Bundaberg to the under-secretary of the Post and Telegraph Department yesterday forenoon: "Branch steamer ...

    Article : 132 words

    King Milan of Servia has surrendered his claim to conclude alliances with foreign powers without the authority of the Great National Assembly. The king, it is stated, ...

    Article : 51 words

    News has been received from Zanzibar that there has been some desultory fighting at Bagamoyo, a native station on the south-east coast. Troops from the German man-of-war ...

    Article : 50 words
  40. Advertising

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    Advertising : 223 words
  41. Ithaca Contracts.

    In reply to a letter from Mr. John Power in the Telegraph of last Wednesday week, the following information has been supplied from the Ithaca Shire Council. Mr. Power's ...

    Article : 211 words
  42. Friday's Frolics.

    At the City Police Court this morning, before Mr. Finnock, P.M., the following small cases were head : Five persons charged with drunkenness were discharged on pleading ...

    Article : 121 words
  43. Overlanders.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 81 words

    It is stated on good authority that Osman Digna is making preparations for flight into the interior of the Soudan. ...

    Article : 27 words

    The trial of the man Prado, at Paris, for the murder of Mario Aguetant, has been concluded and the prisoner sentenced to death. He now asks that President Carnot may order a ...

    Article : 62 words
  46. Gympie Races.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 122 words

    Miss Charlotte Stirling, an English captain in the Salvation Army, who was conducting a mission in Switzerland, was condemned in October to 100 days' imprisonment in Chillon ...

    Article : 57 words
  48. Attempted Suicide.

    At the Police Court this morning a young fellow, named Henry Booth, was brought up charged with having attempted to commit suicide. It appears that as some men were ...

    Article : 134 words
  49. Advertising

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    Advertising : 123 words

    Warbrick's team of Maori footballers played a match to-day against a 15 of Newport, whom they defeated by three tries and tour minor points to two minor points. ...

    Article : 36 words
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