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  2. COOKERY TEACHING UNDER THE LONDON SCHOOL BOARD.

    Miss Davenport Hill, one of the authors of "What we saw in Australia," has written for the June Macmillan a short paper on the teaching of cookery under ...

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  3. REPAIRS T THE BARRABOOL AND BIRKSGATE.

    The A.S.N. Company's steamer Birkegate three has been in Mort's Dock for the past two or three days receiving such temporary repairs as will enable her to be taken up on ...

    Article : 406 words
  4. ADELAIDE AND LONDON TELEGRAPH.

    Latest news from Cairo conveys, the intelligence that: Osman Digna's position is insecure. From his inactivity Ma followers have begun to distrust him, and 3,000 of them have deserted his ranks. ...

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  5. THE PASTORAL DISTRICTS OF THE FAR NORTH.—NO. VIII.

    Among the Hills-Sandy country—Wild flowers—Paratoo Creek—Mysterious disappearance of flood waters — Claypan Dam — Gorge Dam — Anabama—Dry wells-about claypans—Their ...

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  6. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    of the Agricultural Society closed today. During the afternoon the show was patronised by Hanlan and Beach. ...

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  7. THE CHOLERA IN ITALY.

    It is announced that the cholera is making alarming devastation and increasing rapidly in the south of Italy. ...

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  8. THE SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    Wallace Ross has challenged Beach to row on the Thames for the scalling championship of the world and £500 a side. The Times, in a leader on the late ...

    Article : 59 words
  9. THE ENGLISH HARVEST.

    The favourable forecasts ef the English harvest have been fully realized, and in all parts of the country abundant crops have been obtained. ...

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  10. QUEENSLAND.

    Mr. Hodgkinson, the Goldfields Warden at Maytown, has issued a writ against the Hon. W. Miles, Minister of Works, for £10,000 damages for slander. ...

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  11. CHINA ON THE DEFENSIVE.

    In view of hostilities -between France and China the authorities have blocked! the harbour of Canton with torpedoes. ...

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  12. REUTER'S TELEGRAMS.

    The Messageries Maritimes steamer Sydney, which left Adelaide on the 15th ultimo, lefet her on the 11th inst., bound homeward. The vessel was not ...

    Article : 76 words
  13. SURVEY OF BANKS AND BASS STRAITS.

    Mr. Service Has forwarded a letter to the Governments of New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, and New Zealand, canine attenting to the representations made ...

    Article : 168 words
  14. NEW ZEALAND.

    The steamer. Ringarooma while entering Akaroa during a fog struck the rocks. Her. stem was considerably damaged, and she has been docked at Lyttelton. The Waihora has been granted pratique. ...

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  15. NEWS FROM GORDON.

    The Murdir of Dongola has telegraphed to the Government that he is in receipt of a letter from General Gordon, dated July 20. In this communication General ...

    Article : 58 words
  16. THE LATE SCULLING MATCH.

    A meeting of the friends of Beach and Hanlan was held at the International Hotel to-night to witness the paying oyer of the stakes of the championship sculling match ...

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  17. IRELAND STILL UNSETTLED.

    Intelligence from Ireland shows that an unsettled state of affairs prevails in many parts of the country, several serious outrages of an agrarian character having ...

    Article : 41 words
  18. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    [Per favour of the Australian Mortgage, Land, ana Finance Company, Limited.] Messrs. Helmuth Schwartze . & Co telegraph, us, under date London, August ...

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  19. THE LATE COLLISION BETWEEN THE BIRKSGATE AND THE BARRABOOL.

    The Marine Board this afternoon met to consider the evidence given before them in the cass of the collision in the harbour between the steamers Birksgate and ...

    Article : 136 words
  20. SHIPPING TELEGRAM.

    Arrived: From Port Pirie — Darra, barque, sailed March 30; Dumfrieshire, barque, sailed March 18; Glandinorwig, barque, sailed February 11; Lady ...

    Article : 68 words
  21. COLONIAL TELEGRAMS.

    The Secretary of the Agricultural Department has received from the Secretary to the Calcutta Exhibition Commission a large collection of seeds of Indian produce ...

    Article : 679 words
  22. TRADES UNION LIBEL.

    In the supreme Court this morning, before Mr. Justice Williams, William Trenwith, who was well known in connection with trade movements, was found guilty of a ...

    Article : 77 words
  23. PROVINCIAL TELEGRAMS.

    The barque Beltana has arrived to load wool. Several loads of the new clip have already been delivered. ...

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  24. GEORGETOWN, August 18.

    Nice Showers fell during last night. The rain was badly wanted, the frosts having kept back the late wheat. ...

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  25. MORGAN, August 18.

    The steamer Britannia has arrived with 141 bales of Apabranch wool. The steamer Gem has also arrived with eighty-four bales of Anabranch and fifty bales Chowilla wooL ...

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  26. PORT VICTORIA. August 18.

    Some excitement was caused here yesterday through two seamen of the Cioncaird taking the visitors boat and making for the shore. The ship's boat gave chase, but the ...

    Article : 66 words
  27. MALLALA, August 18.

    A man named Tom Roots, whilst driving cattle, met with a rather serious accident to-day. The horse which he was riding fell and unseated him, and then dragged him ...

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  28. YONGALA. August 18.

    A memorial requesting the Governor to divide the present Council district into three wards has been signed by the Councillors and about 100 ratepayers. ...

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  29. STRATHALBYN, August 18.

    A number of men were engaged today to lay the water-pipes in the streets for railway purposes. It is expected that they will finish work early this week. so as to supply the ...

    Article : 127 words
  30. ARRIVAL OF THE HASSIA.

    The German steamer Hassia, which has been ever eight days on the war from Adelaide to Melbourne, and concerning which anxiety was felt, arrived, this morning ...

    Article : 121 words
  31. RELIGION V. FREETHOUGHT.

    Sir—We have had bo much printed lately concerning certain lectures that is intolerant, uncharitable, and inquisitorial that I trust will not object to insert In your paper ...

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  32. COLLISION IN SYDNEY HARBOUR.

    A collision occurred in the harbour about 11 o'clock on Saturday night between the ketch Bellbird, from Cape Hawke, and a steamer outward bound for Macleay, name ...

    Article : 76 words
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