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  2. SPECIAL TELEGRAMS.

    A terrible colliery explosion has occurred at Charleroi, in Belgium. The mine is badly shattered, a heavy fall having severed the communication. ...

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  3. SPECIAL TELEGRAMS.

    The Pall Mall Gazette publishes the results of an interview which its representative in Sydney has had with Sir Henry Parkes on the subject of ...

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  4. SPECIAL TELEGRAMS.

    The Grand Duke of Hesse, son-in-law of Her Majesty the Queen, who recently had a stroke of paralysis, is reported to be worse. ...

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  5. THE PUBLIC EXPENDITURE.

    The object of our inquiry is to indicate how a saving of about £150,000 a year might best be made in the cost of the public service, regard being had to all the circumstances, In the ...

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  6. INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS.

    Mr. Bland Holt commenced a season at the Theatre Royal last night, when "A Sailor's Knot" was produced.for the first time in Australia. The performance was an ...

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  7. THE RIVERINA TRADE.

    It was stated in The Argus of Saturday that the Ministry intend, with a view to augmenting the railway revenue, to abolish the rebate system for the carriage of goods by ...

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  8. CONTENTS OF TO-DAYS PAPER.

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  9. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Emperor William of Germany, who has been confined to his bed by a severe cold, is now better. ...

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  10. MR. G. W. HASTINGS, M.P.

    Mr. G. W. Hastings, M.P. for East Worcestershire, who was yesterday sentenced to five years' imprisonment for fraud, is to be expelled from tho House ...

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  11. PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS.

    The election of a member of the House of Commons for Kirkcaldy district to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Sir George Campbell took place to-day. ...

    Article : 141 words
  12. QUEENSLAND AND THE BANK OF ENGLAND.

    A telegram has appeared in the London press stating that Sir Samuel Griffith, the Premier of Queensland, has forwarded an apology to the Bank of ...

    Article : 187 words
  13. QUEENSLAND.

    Heavy rain has been falling continuously since last night, and still Continues without any sign of clearing. ...

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  14. THE TREATY-MAKING POWER OF CANADA.

    The question of the right of Canada to make treaties with foreign powers independent of the Imperial Government is shortly to bo brought bofore the ...

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  15. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    G. J. Welsh, an experienced gold digger, states that the reports concerning the richness of the Echunga gold-field are very much exaggerated. ...

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  16. LORD SHEFFIELD'S TEAM IN TASMANIA.

    The cricket match between Lord Sheffield's team and l8 of Northern Tasmania and Hobart was resumed yesterday. The weather was fine and the attendance about ...

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  17. THE CHARGE AGAINST PRINCE BONAPARTE.

    Prince Louis Olovis Bonaparte was tried yesterday on a charge of conspiring with William Alexander Thomson to defraud his reputed wife Rosalie of a ...

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  18. THE EARL OF GLASGOW.

    Mr. W. B. Perceval, tho AgentGeneral for New Zealand,' has invited the leading colonial bankers and merchante and other gentlemen to meet the ...

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  19. THE DIFFICULTY IN THE COAL TRADE.

    The Miners' Federation in Germany advises its members to assist the English miners, who are ceasing work, by refusing to do work for the execution of orders ...

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  20. DEATH OF THE REV. JOHN CAIRNS.

    The death is announcod of the Rev. John Cairns, D.D., L.L.D., of the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland, in his 74th year. ...

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  21. THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE WORKS.

    Sir Andrew Clarke, the acting Agent-General for Victoria, has had an interview with Mr. Stanhope, the Secretary of State for War, with reference to the ...

    Article : 120 words
  22. TASMANIA.

    Owing to two of the colonies having decided to abandon the military encampment this year,Mr.Bird, the Treasurer, is considering the advisability of following their ...

    Article : 224 words
  23. THE GORDON INSTITUTE.

    The Gordon Institute, which was founded a few years ago by Mr. W. M. Forster (who has also established a similar institution at Toorak), is performing an extremely useful ...

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  24. THE WEATHER.

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA.—Fine but cloudy in the south, with moderate and fresh N.E. to S.E. winds. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.—Scattered clouds N. of [?]urra and in N.E., elsewhere cloudy to gloomy; light and ...

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  25. STORAGE OP AUSTRALIAN MEAT AND FRUIT AT PORT SAID.

    Cold chambers for the storage of meat, fruit, and other articles, have been completed at Port Said. Messrs. M'[?]wraith, M'Eacharn, and ...

    Article : 63 words
  26. THE LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL.

    The Earl of Rosebery has been elected temporary chairman of tho newly-elected London County Council. ...

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  27. "GENERAL" BOOTH IN THE EAST END.

    "General" Booth attempted last night to address a public meeting in the East End of London. The meeting was largely attended, some 4,000 ...

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  28. THE RED RUST CONFERENCE.

    The Red Rust Conference met for the last time yesterday. The committee presented a report of the recommendations that were made as to a compact list of questions to be ...

    Article : 213 words
  29. THE M'KINLEY TARIFF.

    It is announced that President Harrison will shortly issue a notice intimating that under the M'Kinley Tariff Act retaliatory measures will be adopted ...

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  30. DESTRUCTIVE BLIZZARD IN CANADA.

    A very destructive blizzard has visited the town of Ottawa, the damage done being enormous. ...

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  31. NEW ZEALAND.

    All the cargo of wool and preserved meat has been discharged from tho steamer Elginshire, and it is intended to throw the frozen meat overboard. The vessel is still fast on ...

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  32. THE MELBA DIVORCE SUIT.

    In the divorce proceedings instituted by Mr. Charles Armstrong against Mrs. Armstrong (Madame Melba) tho Due d'Orleans, the co-rospondent, recently ...

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  33. AUSTRALASIAN HOME-READING UNION.

    An influential meeting of ladies and gentlemen was held in the Town-hall on Friday, to co-operate in establishing a Victorian branch of the Australasian Home-reading Union ...

    Article : 321 words
  34. THE EX-KING OF HANOVER'S PROPERTY.

    The Emperor William has annulled the sequestration of the property of the late King George V. of Hanover. After the battle of Sadowa in 1866 ...

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  35. SERIOUS CHARGE AGAINST A SERGEANT OF ENGINEERS.

    Sergea[?]t Holden, of the Royal Engineers, was to-day brought up at the Manchester Police Court on a charge of having sold plans of the defences of ...

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  36. DEATH OF MR. WM. TAYLER.

    The death is announced of Mr. Wm. Tayler, who was British Commissioner at Patna, and took a prominent part in the s[?] of that place during the Indian ...

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  37. PICKING POCKETS AT THE PIER.

    On Saturday last, shortly before the R.M.S.S. Oceana left the Railway Pier, Port Melbourne, Mrs. Emily Webb, of May Villa, Wattle-road, Malvern, had her purse, ...

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  38. OBSCENE LANGUAGE AT CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY.

    Mr. Richard Frederick Cavondish, aged 21, son of the late Lord Edward Cavendish, M.P., and nephew of the Duke of Dovonshire, has been fined £2 ...

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  39. SNAKE-BITE CURES.

    Sir,—I should like to make one or two corrections in Mr. Willoughby's contribution in your issue of to-day. In my first letter to The Argus I told the public that ammonia ...

    Article : 301 words
  40. THE HYDERABAD DIAMOND CASE.

    A settlement has been arrived at in the celebrated Hyderabad diamond case. In this case Alexander Malcolm Geary Subonjee, otherwise known as Alexander ...

    Article : 78 words
  41. A NEW GAIETY COMPANY.

    The now Gaiety Burlesque Company, who are under engagement to Mr. George Musgrove to appear at the Opora-house, Melbourne, will sail by the Orient Co.'s ...

    Article : 64 words
  42. THE LARKIN AND CLEARY PROSECUTION.

    Sir,—Two or three weeks back a very excellent leader appeared in your columns advocating the appointment of a public prosecutor, who should be absolutely ...

    Article : 210 words
  43. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    DENILIQUIN, MARCH 11.—Stock Movements—7th inst., 4,750 store sheep from Moroc[?] Station, travelling to Swan Hill, Victoria. Mackenzie Bros. forwarded to-day 500 fat sheep, Henry Ricketson's, ...

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  44. ORDER OF ST. ANDREW— SCOTTISH CONSTITUTION.

    The 21st annual meeting of the Order of St. Andrew, Scottish Constitution, was held in Melbourne on the 8th and 9th inst. Representatives were present ...

    Article : 245 words
  45. THE FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE.

    The foot and mouth disease continues to spread among the cattle in England, Scotland, and Belguim. ...

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  46. SAMPSON, THE "STRONG MAN."

    Sampson, the well-known "strong man," has been committed for trial on a charge of stealing diamonds at Bernstein, in North Germany, from a lady who was ...

    Article : 41 words
  47. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    At the meeting of the Heidelberg Shire Council on Thursday it was unanimously resolved to support the Caul[?]ield council in the appeal case of Carslake against that council, ...

    Article : 214 words
  48. ECHUCA.

    An inquest was held at the hospital last night on the body of Charles Taylor, who died on the previous night from injuries received through being run over on Thursday ...

    Article : 130 words
  49. Advertising

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  50. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    Frank Leversha and Alexander M'Donald, of 19 Victoria Market, fruiterers, trading as Leversha and Co. Causes of insolvency— Pressure of creditors, losses on fruit, and ...

    Article : 81 words
  51. Advertising

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