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  2. THE SHIPPING STRIKE.

    Excitement in Brisbane is manifested along the wharves, as each steamer arrives with a cargo or is loaded and despatched successfully. Business of all kinds is being stagnated by the ...

    Article : 1,094 words
  3. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    A NOTIFICATION appears in Saturday's Government Gazcite appointing Mr. William Deacon to be returning officer for the Electoral District of Cunningham, in the room of Mr. ...

    Article : 3,070 words
  4. LATEST OF THE STRIKES.

    Great excitement prevailed in shipping circles this morning, and the men on strike were evidently more restless than they have yet been. At W. Howard Smith and Son's ...

    Article : 1,664 words
  5. VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN MR. DILLON.

    Thirty thousand of the inhabitants of Limerick have expressed a vote of confidence in Mr. Dillon in reply to the charges made against him by Bishop O'Dwyer. ...

    Article : 36 words
  6. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Seamen's Association is remaining neutral. The labour societies are preaching melioration. The Amalgamated Engineers have resolved to support the marine officers, and no member is to ...

    Article : 47 words
  7. THE TWO EMPERORS.

    The Emperor William, now on a visit to the Czar at St. Petersburg, was entertained at a farewell banquet, when the two emperors drank toasts of mutual friendship and ...

    Article : 42 words
  8. NEW ZEALAND.

    Mr. Millar, the Secretary of the Maritime Council, status that he is endeavouring to prevent the Union Company's steamers being affected by the strike, but if a general strike is ...

    Article : 97 words
  9. THE STRIKE AT NORTHERN PORTS.

    The manager of the Lake's Creek works has been empowered by the directors in Melbourne to close the works, if necessary, pending a settlement of the present labour troubles. ...

    Article : 707 words
  10. THE WAR IN SOUTH AMERICA.

    The troops of the Republic of Salvador have repulsed 4000 of the Army of Guatemala at Honduras after five hours of heavy slaughter. ...

    Article : 43 words
  11. Plainby.

    OUR Plainby correspondent writes :-- Many folks, young and elderly, sought fun and found it at Gomoron State School, where a treat was given to the scholars on Wednesday last, which ...

    Article : 555 words
  12. QUEENSLAND NEWS.

    The Hon. A. J. Cowley was returned today for the Herbert electorate unopposed. The opposition to the hon, gentleman was withdrawn under the belief that a general ...

    Article : 33 words
  13. Labour Troubles.

    Owing to the question of sub-letting, Mr. Powderly, grandmaster workman of the Knights of Labour, has failed to settle the strike on the New York Central Railway, and the ...

    Article : 301 words
  14. LABOUR MEETING IN BRISBANE.

    A mass meeting, including these on strike, convened by the Australian Labour Federation and the Maritime Council, was held in the open air at Brisbane on Friday night. The ...

    Article : 1,227 words
  15. LATEST FROM SYDNEY.

    Strike matters are more lively and owners much pleased at the success of getting vessels away on Saturday and are making efforts to send some away daily. The unionists have ...

    Article : 104 words
  16. The Australian Eleven.

    The Australian Eleven commenced a match against a Gloucestershire team at Cheltenham to-day. The Australians went first to the wickets, and ran up 184 in the first innings. ...

    Article : 297 words
  17. Little Lord Fauntleroy

    All arrangements for the appearance to-night of the "Little Lord Fauntleroy" Company in the Assembly Rooms have now been completed, and the piece, which has been such a marked success ...

    Article : 297 words
  18. Shipowners Conference at Albury No Concession.

    The Shipowners Conference was concluded last night. It was resolved that no repairs should be effected during the strike to the steamers laid up in dock. Another important ...

    Article : 232 words
  19. LATEST FROM NEWCASTLE.

    The coal trimmers have all struck, and will not resume work until instructed by the Labour Defence Committee at Sydney. The crane men will continue unloading until ...

    Article : 69 words
  20. LONDON SYMPATHY WITH THE MARITIME STRIKE.

    A mass meeting was held at Tower Hill to-day, when resolutions were passed expressing sympathy with the Australian strikers. Mr. John Burns ridiculed the idea of a ...

    Article : 776 words
  21. Deaf Forty Years.

    THE description of a simple remedy by which a complete cure of deafness and noises in the head of FORTY YEARS' STANDING has just been effected, will be sent FREE to anyone who applies ...

    Article : 45 words
  22. The Strike in Australia.

    There is a prevalent feeling of satisfaction here that Australia is now suffering from the consequences of the great London dock strike, as it is recognised that the help then afforded by ...

    Article : 194 words
  23. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The produce market has been seriously affected by the strike, and prices for all commodities are ruling high. Kerosine has gone up 2d. per gallon, and potatoes are selling at £5 10s. per ...

    Article : 349 words
  24. Football Notes.

    THIS match was played on the Cricket Reserve on Saturday afternoon. In the presence of a fair number of spectators, who were treated to one of the most one-sided games ever played ...

    Article : 575 words
  25. THE PREMIER'S REPLY.

    The Under Colonial Secretary forwarded the following letter to the general secretary of the Australian Labour Federation :--"Brisbane, 21st August, 1890. ...

    Article : 231 words
  26. MANIFESTO IN DEFENCE OF CAPITAL.

    The Federated Employers Union, which is said to have been joined by nearly every merchant in Brisbane, has issued a lengthy manifesto. It says:-- ...

    Article : 1,149 words
  27. Shipowners Combination.

    The report published by the Pall Mall Gazette that a conference of shipowners was to be held to decide as to the establishment of a union of steamship-owners to fight the labour ...

    Article : 123 words
  28. VICTORIA.

    The crew of the Tagliaferro gave notice immediately after the vessel came to her moorings last night. The Konoowarra, from Sydney, arrived to-day, ...

    Article : 227 words
  29. Last Night's Telegrams.

    Two first-class torpedo boats, with a speed 9 of 23 knots per hour, are being built at poplar for the Victorian Government. ...

    Article : 41 words
  30. Destructive Hurricanes

    A disastrous hurricane has been experienced in Styria (a province of Austria). Among the damage done was the destruction of the National Exhibition at Gratz, the capital. ...

    Article : 68 words
  31. THE ANTWERP WOOL SALES.

    The Antwerp August series of wool sales closed to-day. 12,400 bales of River Plate and Cape of Good Hope wools were offered for sale, and 7,800 bales were sold. Good ...

    Article : 87 words
  32. Bank of New Zealand.

    The debentures of the New Zealand Estates Company, which took over the assets of the Bank of New Zealand, are now quoted at 10s. discount. The report of the Bank of New ...

    Article : 118 words
  33. AUBIGNY BEATS WALLAROOS.

    The football match played here to-day, between the Aubigny visiting team and a strong team of the Wallaroo Club, moved to be a great game on the part of the Aubigays, who won by 6 ...

    Article : 58 words
  34. CHOLERA AT DURBAN.

    Cholera has appeared at Durban, in the colony of Natal. ...

    Article : 19 words
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