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  2. ADELAIDE AND LONDON TELEGRAPH.

    The British Government have received assurances that immediately upon the news of the engagement between the Russians and Afghans reaching St. ...

    Article : 442 words
  3. HOW TO TREAT TRUANCY.

    Those interested in the government of the State schools have for some time been endeavouring to make headway against the growing evil of truancy. They have ...

    Article : 3,902 words
  4. COLONIAL TELEGRAMS.

    Mrs. Jane Beech and Frank Howard, a young man, were arrested on Saturday night on a charge of having wilfully murdered Francis Beech at Pettaville on January 22, 1884. Howard was a servant at Beech's when the murder was committed. ...

    Article : 52 words
  5. THE DEFENCE OF THE COLONY.

    The members of the Government held what has been termed a War Council on Saturday morning, all the Minister being resent with the exception of the Commissioner of Crown ...

    Article : 1,866 words
  6. THE WAR IN THE SOUDAN.

    General Graham has issued a proclamation summoning the rebels to submit, also demanding that they furnish provisions for cattle against fall payment ...

    Article : 102 words
  7. THE PACIFIC MAIL COMPANY AND THE SYDNEY SEAMEN'S UNION.

    On Thursday last the Pacific Mail Company's steamer Zealandia came into port, having on board a number of Chinese firemen and a few officers' servants and cooks ...

    Article : 281 words
  8. SHIPPING AND MAIL INTELLIGENCE.

    The San Francisco mails were delivered in London on the 10th inst. Colombo, April 11. The Thames left for Australia on the ...

    Article : 55 words
  9. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    A boy named Reginald Bell, Eon of the Manager of the Bank of New South Wales at Young, was accidentally shot by his brother, aged 13, while out rabbit-shooting ...

    Article : 74 words
  10. [RECEIVED April 13, 12.45 a.m.]

    The Orient Company's s.s. John Elder left here to-day outwards for Australian ports. ...

    Article : 21 words
  11. SHIPPING TELEGRAM.

    Arrived: From Sydney—Dunfillan, ship, sailed December l3. From Adelaide—Collingrove, ship, sailed December 19. From Port Pirie—Palmerston. barque ...

    Article : 60 words
  12. QUEENSLAND.

    The Separation Convention resumed its sittings at Townsville yesterday. It was decided to send telegrams to each of the various mineral fields not represented ...

    Article : 229 words
  13. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.

    Later news received from the front confirms the report of the disastrous defeat of the Mahdites by deserters. The correspondent of the Standard at El Obeid states that El Mahdi'a adherents were totally destroyed at that place. ...

    Article : 48 words
  14. PREPARATIONS IN VICTORIA IN THE EVENT OF WAR.

    The Government are not in receipt of any definite information relative to the Afghan question. The Agent-General telegraphed on Saturday that there was no fresh ...

    Article : 237 words
  15. SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S OFFER OF TROOPS.

    The following letter from Earl Derby, thanking the colony for the offer of troops for use in the Soudan campaign, was received on Saturday, April 11, by His Excellency the ...

    Article : 379 words
  16. [RECEIVED April 13, 2.20 a.m.]

    In response to the proclamation issued by General Sir Gerald Graham, calling upon the rebels to submit, the native Sheiks are rapidly tendering their ...

    Article : 59 words
  17. SPECIAL TELEGRAMS.

    Sir F. Napier Broome, K.C.M.G., Governor of Western Australia, has secured the services of the Hon. Joceline Amherst, youngest son of Earl Amherst, as his Private Secretary. Captain J. L. Alison, B.A., has been appointed Aide-de-Camp to His Excellency. ...

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  18. SIR H. B. LOCH AT MELBOURNE UNIVERSITY.

    The annual commencement of the Melbourne University took place on Saturday, Dr. Moorhouse, Bishop of Melbourne and Chancellor of the University, presiding. The ...

    Article : 686 words
  19. THE REBELLION IN CANADA.

    The attempts of the police to put clown the rebellion in Canada have not yet been successful. The rebels have gained confidence from their being able so long to ...

    Article : 77 words
  20. DEFENCE PREPARATIONS IN SYDNEY.

    It is reported that the home authorities have communicated with His Excellency the Governor and Rear-Admiral Tryon regarding the defences of the colony, and given ...

    Article : 116 words
  21. MR. ANDERSON.

    Mr. George Anderson, late M.P. for Glasgow, who has been appointed to the position of Deputy-Master and Chief Officer of the Melbourne Mint, will sail for Australia on May 7. ...

    Article : 32 words
  22. THE WHEAT MARKET.

    An excited tone has been noticeable in the wheat market during the week, and for various reasons, including the prevalence of war rumours, prices have been ...

    Article : 85 words
  23. QUEENSLAND DEFENCE FORCE TO BE CALLED OUT.

    The Premier had a long consultation on Saturday with Colonel French and Captain Wright on matters connected with the defences of the colony. Mr. Griffith also had a ...

    Article : 184 words
  24. PROVINCIAL TELEGRAMS.

    At a meeting of the West Ward of ratepayers, convened by requisition of a junior Councillor, held in the Institute last night, sixty-eight persons were present. Resolutions ...

    Article : 84 words
  25. MOONTA, April 12.

    Splendid soaking rain is falling, and it is likely to continue all night. It commenced at 4 this morning, falling at intervals up to 10 o'clock, when it ceased until 2, from which ...

    Article : 50 words
  26. THE WOOL MARKET.

    The market for wool is weaker than it has been for some time, and low prices have been given, especially for greasy wools. The quantity of wool catalogued ...

    Article : 42 words
  27. PORT PIRIE, April 12.

    Bishop Kennion conducted service at St. Paul's this morning, and proceeded to Port Germein this afternoon to open a new Church there, dedicated to St. Clements. ...

    Article : 605 words
  28. FROZEN MEAT.

    The cargo of frozen meat ex s.s. Liguria, from Adelaide February 23, has been placed on the London market, but, owing to its unsatisfactory condition ...

    Article : 50 words
  29. [RECEIVED April 12, 10.15 p.m.]

    It is feared that in the event of war being declared between England and Russia the fleet of the latter Power will make vigorous efforts to disable the Suez ...

    Article : 83 words
  30. TRAGIC SCENE IN NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Last night the capture was made of the perpetrators of the horrible tragedy at Coonamble Gaol on March 12, when two prisoners, named Thurston [and Angel, killed a warder ...

    Article : 222 words
  31. [RECEIVED April 12, 10.15 p.m.]

    It is announced that the firm of Ellis Brothers, of the Victoria Mills, Ossett, Yorkshire, has failed for £60,000. ...

    Article : 31 words
  32. [RECEIVED April 12, 10.15 p.m.]

    The news of the suppression of the French paper Le Bosphore Egyptkn by the Khedive has been received with indignation in France, and the ...

    Article : 52 words
  33. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.

    The panic on the Stock Exchange which prevailed yesterday in consequence of the receipt of the news of a collision between the Russians and Afghans has ...

    Article : 75 words
  34. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.

    The Orient Steam Navigation Company's s.s. John Elder sailed from this port for Australian ports on the 8th inst. ...

    Article : 30 words
  35. THE NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The Customs return for the quarter ended March 31 shows:—Shipping inwards, 16 vessels, 18,826 tons; outwards, 15 vessels, 18,755 tons: immigration. 174: emigration ...

    Article : 167 words
  36. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.

    Advices from Canada report that Riel's rebellion is growing daily in gravity. The Indians have completely surrounded the outlying stations and massacre all the ...

    Article : 41 words
  37. A GERMAN CORVETTE AT SYDNEY.

    The German corvette Storch, Commander Paschen, arrived on Saturday afternoon and anchored off Port Macquarie, alongside H.M.S. Nelson. The Storch saluted the ...

    Article : 116 words
  38. [Received April 12, 11.25 p.m.]

    The statement made by Mr. Gladstone in the House of Commons yesterday to the effect that the Russian Government requested an explanation from General ...

    Article : 175 words
  39. DEATH OF THE LORD MAYOR.

    The death is announced of the Eight Honorable George Swan Nottage, Lord Mayor of London. ...

    Article : 23 words
  40. COMMERCIAL.

    Australian wheat is quoted at 39s, per quarter of 4961b. Flour is quoted at 28s. per 2801b. New Zealand wheat, lowest price 32s. ...

    Article : 140 words
  41. NARROW ESCAPE OF THE BARQUE JOLIBA.

    The barque Joliba, Captain Gramkie, which leaving Lyttelton on the lat instant for Port Adelaide went ashore near South Head. She had a narrow escape from becoming a total ...

    Article : 95 words
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