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  2. SHIPPING.

    June 10.—CULGOA, s., 63 tons, Captain A. Goodall, from Noosa. Passengers : Mr. R. Bovey, and 3 in the steerage. M'Ghie, Luya, and Co., agents. ...

    Article : 395 words
  3. CABLEGRAMS.

    A reduction of 5s. in the ton, of Melbourne freights, is announced by the freight ring. ...

    Article : 24 words
  4. Grocers' Association.

    The usual monthly meeting of the committee of the Brisbane. Grocers' Association was held last evening at their rooms, George street, Mr. R. W. Thurlow in the chair. After the ...

    Article : 192 words
  5. Overland Passengers.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 78 words
  6. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 23 words
  7. Diary.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 39 words
  8. TELEGRAMS.

    The United Mount Rose Prospectors' Gold Mining Company, Eidsvold, have declared the usual monthly dividend, being the tenth since May, 1888, of 3d. per share on 60,000 shares. ...

    Article : 86 words
  9. PARNELL TIMES COMMISSION.

    Mr. Edward Harrington, M.P. for the western division of Kerry, was examined before the commission to-day. He condemned the line of policy adopted by tho Government in ...

    Article : 63 words
  10. Mining in West Australia.

    The South Australian geologist has passed a high opinion on the quality of the Flybrook coal, but he adds there is no coal formation on the Fitzgerald River. With regard to ...

    Article : 185 words
  11. Payment of Members.

    IT is one of those pleasant things which one is always glad to see that members of Parliament are unwilling to vote for a measure which may at once become a ...

    Article : 521 words
  12. PARNELL'S LIBEL ACTION.

    An appeal will be made to the Privy Council in the matter of postponing the hearing of the Farnell. Times libel action at present fixed for November. ...

    Article : 33 words
  13. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Reports from the Mudgee district state that the seed wheat supplied to the farmers there has germinated splendidly, and fine crops are anticipated. ...

    Article : 304 words
  14. SOUTH AMERICAN MUTTON.

    A shipment of South American mutton and fruit preserved by the new method was discovered to have rotted in the tropics. ...

    Article : 28 words
  15. Benjamin Bros.

    On the invitation of the directors a very enjoyable time was spent last evening in Garget's Victoria Dining-rooms by the employees of Messrs. Benjamin Bros, Limited. ...

    Article : 197 words
  16. TASMANIAN RAILWAY.

    At the Tasmanian Railway Company's annual meeting the shareholders protested against the Tasmanian Government's resistance of a certain rate of speed for trains running ...

    Article : 52 words
  17. Railway Rates.

    The Chamber of Commerce held an important meeting to-day. Amongst other business a motion was passed to the effect that communication be opened with the members for ...

    Article : 177 words
  18. CAPE GOVERNOR.

    It is rumoured that the governorship of Cape Colony has been offered to the Marquis of Lorne, eldest son of the Duke of Argyll and son-in-law of the Queen. ...

    Article : 34 words
  19. THE GLASGOW STRIKE.

    The Clyde Shipowners' Association have appealed to the Government for protection against the wharf labourers, who, to the number of some thousands, are out on strike. ...

    Article : 34 words
  20. BRITISH MAIL BAGS.

    Sir Saul Samuel has arranged for the Agents-General to confer with the Right Honourable Cecil Raikes, Postmaster-General, relative to the days of despatch for British mails. ...

    Article : 33 words
  21. The Butchers' Picnic.

    The butchers of Brisbane held their first annual picnic, at Lytton, yesterday. Nearly every shop in town was closed. It was first intended to hold it on some general holiday, ...

    Article : 359 words
  22. NEW ZEALAND MUTTON.

    New Zealand mutton is scarce in the London market. ...

    Article : 15 words
  23. Advertising

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    Advertising : 228 words
  24. MADAME PATTI DYING.

    Information has been received that Madame Adelina Clorinda Patti, the celebrated prime donna, is dying, at her residence in Wales. Madame Patti was born at Madrid in 1843, and ...

    Article : 105 words
  25. The Lynch Girls.

    The Sydney Morning Herald has an article re the release of the two Queensland immigrant girls, in which it says the decision of the deputy-stipendiary magistrate in the Water ...

    Article : 224 words
  26. VICTORIA.

    A deputation has urged upon the Commissioner for Customs the necessity for an extension of the Williamstown railway pier, an increase in the depth of water near the pier, ...

    Article : 155 words
  27. Butchers' Picnic.

    Few men better deserve a holiday than butchers' employees. How would the Eight Hours Bill apply to them ? It is physically impossible that their work can all be done ...

    Article : 285 words
  28. THE ESCAPED NUN MOBBED.

    Edith O'Gorman, the escaped nun, while lecturing on her experiences, was mobbed in the Kensington Town Hall, and fled. She escaped from the hands of the crowd by running ...

    Article : 55 words
  29. PARNELL INDEMNITY FUND.

    The Parnell Indemnity Fund now reaches the large amount of £40,000. ...

    Article : 18 words
  30. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Correspondence to the Press states that the cost of the recent South Australian Government trip to the irrigation colonies amounted to no less than £500, of which amount £150 ...

    Article : 112 words
  31. EUROPEAN SITUATION.

    The attitude of the Austrian Government has instigated the Servian Regents to decline the ratification of the military convention with Russia. ...

    Article : 26 words
  32. A New Zealand Orator.

    Next Monday evening Mr. J. D. Pope, the young New Zealand orator, will deliver a lecture in the Courier Hall on "Robert Emmett, the Irish Patriot and Martyr of 1803, and ...

    Article : 175 words
  33. WOOL SALES.

    There was a large attendance at the wool sales to-day and a brisk demand for merino was maintained. LONDON, June 19. ...

    Article : 41 words
  34. Graziers' Annual Picnic.

    The employees of the Graziers' Butchering Company held their tenth annual picnic up the river yesterday. At about 8 a.m., the steamers Fanny and Alice left the Grazier's wharf, ...

    Article : 414 words
  35. Friendly Societies.

    THE third annual report of the registrar in connection with friendly societies, building societies, and trade unions for the quinquennial period 1882-1886 and ...

    Article : 898 words
  36. REUTER'S AGENCY.

    The Government of Switzerland has promised to shortly bring forward measures dealing with the residence of dangerous refugees in that country. ...

    Article : 29 words
  37. NEW ZEALAND.

    The frost in Otago is the keenest experienced for nearly 30 years, the lakes at Kaitangala being frozen over, and presenting an unbroken surface of ice over seven miles long. ...

    Article : 66 words
  38. Drapers' Saturday Night.

    Yesterday a meeting of drapers was held to consider the question of closing at 6 p.m. on Saturdays. Although many had been invited, few responded. There is manifestly a lack of ...

    Article : 312 words
  39. FREIGHTS TO AUSTRALIA.

    The freight on goods shipped by sailing vessels to Australia is 25s. per ton. ...

    Article : 20 words
  40. CABMEN'S STRIKE IN PARIS.

    In connection with the strike of cabmen in this city, a settlement has now been effected between the employees and the owners, and the men who have been out on strike resumed work ...

    Article : 41 words
  41. Parliamentary.

    The Payment of Members Bill, under the guidance of Mr. Salomons, parsed through its initial stage in the Legislative Council yesterday. An attempt to postpone the second ...

    Article : 244 words
  42. City Police Court.

    MINOR OFFENCES.—Four persons, on pleading guilty, were treated as first offenders and discharged. Mary Ann Sullivan, against whom there were 80 previous convictions, was ...

    Article : 184 words
  43. IRONCLADS FOR FRANCE.

    In the Chamber of Deputies to day, Admiral Krantz, Minister of Marine, announced that the Government would shortly ask for a vote of 60,000,000 france, for purchasing ironclads ...

    Article : 40 words
  44. COMMERCIAL.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 138 words
  45. COLLEGES FOR COLONIAL TRAINING.

    The Marquis of Lorse presided yesterday at the attribution of prizes to the students in the Colonial College of Training for farms, which took place in the Colonial Institute. In ...

    Article : 105 words
  46. Advertising

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    Advertising : 348 words
  47. Amusements.

    Mr. Frank Thornton, the well-known "Private Secretary" and company, will arrive in Brisbane this afternoon by the Maranoa. The season opens at the Gaiety Theatre on ...

    Article : 97 words
  48. EUROPEAN SITUATION.

    A more hopeful feeling is beginning to prevail on the continent as to the outcome of the present situation, and the fear of an outbreak of war is beginning to subside. ...

    Article : 38 words
  49. Jottings.

    A list of unclaimed letters at the General Post Office for the month of May was published is a "Gazette" supplement yesterday. A social reunion of the teachers and friends of ...

    Article : 224 words
  50. Advertising

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    Advertising : 227 words
  51. Victoria.

    In the Assembly yesterday a return was submitted showing the total length of rabbit-proof fencing to be 584 miles. Total expenditure on rabbit-proof fencing amounted to ...

    Article : 137 words
  52. WOOL SALES.

    At the opening sales of the colonial wool auctions to-day 12,300 bales were catalogued. The tone of the market was firm. ...

    Article : 27 words
  53. COMMERCIAL.

    The total quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is 1,520,000 quarters, and for the continent of Europe 270,000 quarters, showing decreases of 60,000 and 30,000 ...

    Article : 102 words
  54. OPERA HOUSE.

    The performance of the pantomine last night at the Opera House waa again witnessed by a large audience. To-morrow night is announced as a benefit night for Messrs Royes and ...

    Article : 144 words
  55. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly, Dr. Cockburn moved his want-of-confidence motion and spoke for an hour and a half. Mr. Kingston, replying on behalf of the Government, occupied two hours ...

    Article : 78 words
  56. MONETARY.

    2¾ per cent consols are 1/8 lower—97 1/8. The market rate of discount has been reduced to 1 3/8 per cent, or 1 1/8 per cent below the bank rate. ...

    Article : 43 words
  57. Advertising

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    Advertising : 67 words
  58. MAILS AND SHIPPING.

    The B.I.S.N. Company's R.M.S. Jumna, from London May 31, arrived here to-day outwards. COLOMBO, June 18. ...

    Article : 59 words
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