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  2. THE ROYAL FAMILY.

    Her Majesty the Queen, whose health is the subject of anxiety owing to the excessive nature of her grief at the death of the Duke of Clarence, whose tomb she ...

    Article : 57 words
  3. RUSSIA.

    Attempts have been made to throw a package into the carriage of the Czar and Czarina of Russia while they were driving out in Petersburg, but they ...

    Article : 52 words
  4. DEFENCE OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE.

    In the course of a discussion an the House of Commons on the War Estimates the Right Hon. E. Stanhope, of State for War, made an ...

    Article : 134 words
  5. THE RED RUST CONFERENCE.

    The third conference on rust in wheat opened very auspiciously yesterday. The proceedings were merely introductory to the more solid business of the session ...

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  6. THE BEHRING SEA QUESTION.

    The New York Press exhibit a furious spirit in reference to the unwillingness of the Premier of Great Britain to renew the modus vivendi as to the Behring Sea ...

    Article : 106 words
  7. ADELAIDE AND LONDON TELEGRAPH.

    There is a report abroad that Queensland has placed four-year Treasury bills to the value of £250,000 at £98. ...

    Article : 39 words
  8. [RECEIVED March 8, 7.45 a.m.]

    The Prince and Princess of Wales and family, who recently returned from a visit to the Duke of Devonshire's house an Eastbourne, will start for Monte Carlo on ...

    Article : 37 words
  9. AUSTRALIAN RESOURCES.

    The Financial Mews, commenting on the failure of the Mercantile Bank of Australia, says the disaster shows how idle it is for colonists to rant about the ...

    Article : 62 words
  10. [RECEIVED March 8, 1.45 p.m.]

    There is great irritation in Warsaw at the action of the military authorities in billeting soldiers on the citizens. ...

    Article : 27 words
  11. [RECEIVED March 8, 7.45 a.m.]

    The prospectus has been issued for the formation of a public Company to work Parnell's patents for the purpose of recovering gold from auriferous pyrites. ...

    Article : 39 words
  12. GERMANY.

    During the debate in the German Reichstag on the Colonial Estimates the Opposition advised the Government, in view of the cost, trouble, and ...

    Article : 51 words
  13. LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL.

    The Pall Mall Gazette, a Liberal afternoon paper, states that it is certain that Lord Carrington, who has been elected at the head of the poll for his division, will be ...

    Article : 81 words
  14. ANARCHISM IN EUROPE.

    It has transpired that an abortive attempt was made on February 20 to dynamite the British Legationat Brussels, the Anarchists mistaking the building for ...

    Article : 47 words
  15. BRISBANE CONGREGATIONALISM.

    The Rev. C. Fleming Williams, of Stoke-Newington, in response to the urgent request of his flock, has declined the pastorate of the Congregational ...

    Article : 28 words
  16. THE LATE MERCANTILE BANK.

    The London shareholders of the late Mercantile Bank of Australia, Limited, with head office in Melbourne, urge that the Bank should bo reconstructed as ...

    Article : 41 words
  17. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced of the Right Hon. Sir William Gregory, K.C.M.G., P.O., F.R.S., in the 75th year of his age. From 1842 to 1847 the right hon. ...

    Article : 67 words
  18. BURMAH.

    Further lighting has taken place between the British forces in Burmah and the tribe known as Kachyens, from whom seventy Burmese held as slaves were ...

    Article : 61 words
  19. AMERICA AND AUSTRALIAN WOOL.

    Mr. Springer, whose health has been seriously affected, is now better. Mr. Springer is in charge of the Bill before the American Congress to remove the ...

    Article : 48 words
  20. BATHURST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH.

    The Rev. Mr. Becher, of Cambridge, has accepted the pastorate of the Congregational Church at Bathurst. ...

    Article : 20 words
  21. AUSTRALIAN AUXILIARY SQUADRON.

    The Bight Hon. Lord G. Hamilton, First Lord of the Admiralty, states that the vessels belonging to the Australian Auxiliary Squadron were accepted ...

    Article : 73 words
  22. THE AMERICAN NEGRO PROBLEM.

    A mob of white people in have killed three negroes and wounded four others. They then burnt the wounded persons to death. ...

    Article : 37 words
  23. THE COAL PANIC.

    The coal panic in London, created by the attitude of coal-pit owners and miners, is now abating. ...

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  24. THE INDIAN FAMINE.

    The distress among the people of Madras following on the drought is increasing. The population of the Madras Presidency exceeds 31,000,000. ...

    Article : 35 words
  25. SPAIN.

    There is a strong agitation in Spain for treaties of commerce to be brought about to minimize the evil effects of the new protective policy. The Royal Speech on ...

    Article : 59 words
  26. [RECEIVED March 8, 1.45 p.m.]

    The Agent-General (Mr. Percival) will read a paper on "New Zealand" before the meeting of the members of the Royal Colonial Institute to be held in May ...

    Article : 39 words
  27. PRIZE FIGHT SEQUEL.

    Fitzsimmons, who recently knocked out Maher, in a very decisive way in a prize fight, has prevented his defeated adversary from committing suicide by ...

    Article : 44 words
  28. BRITISH TRADE.

    The imports for the month show an increase in value of £1,566,000, and the exports a decrease of £1,141,000. ...

    Article : 21 words
  29. ANOTHER ADMIRALTY MISTAKE.

    It has been discovered that the guns of H.M.S. Pique, which is being constructed at the works of Palmer's Shipbuilding Company, as an iron screw cruiser ...

    Article : 66 words
  30. COMMERCIAL.

    Portion of the Oruba's factory butter has been sold at 116s. and 116s. per cwt. ...

    Article : 27 words
  31. EIDER FLOATED.

    The North German Lloyd's steamer Eider, which went ashore off the Isle of Wight in a fog at the end of January last, and was considered to be a hopeless ...

    Article : 53 words
  32. THE WINDSOR TRAGEDY.

    An inquest was opened this morning on the body of Emily Williams, who is alleged to have been murdered by her husband, Albert Williams, at Windsor ...

    Article : 263 words
  33. COLONIAL TELEGRAMS.

    Two warders at the Kew Lunatic Asylum have had their salaries reduced and are to be removed to another asylum for misconduct which resulted in a ...

    Article : 36 words
  34. BRITISH SHIPPING.

    From Sydney.—John Sanderson, s.s., sailed December 18, via Melbourne December 26 (at Dunkirk). ...

    Article : 27 words
  35. [RECEIVED March 8, 2.35 p.m.]

    The Antwerp wool sales will be held oil March 15, 16, and 17. The catalogue comprises 6,100 bales, including 1,350 of Australian brand. ...

    Article : 35 words
  36. COLONIAL PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Assembly this evening, replying to questions, Mr. Dibbs said that in the event of his being able to leave the colony for a visit to England as ...

    Article : 185 words
  37. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    At the Water Police Court to-day Herbert Salway, a solicitor, was charged with obtaining £2,500 from James Balfour, then Manager of the National ...

    Article : 139 words
  38. VICTORIAN AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOCIATION.

    The annual conference of the A.N.A. was held at Sale to-day. About 100 delegates were present, and Mr. George H. Wise, President, occupied tho chair ...

    Article : 233 words
  39. PROVINCIAL TELEGRAMS.

    Great indignation is expressed here in consequence of the police refusing to make enquiries in connection with the recent fires. A farmhouse, some stables, and a considerable ...

    Article : 155 words
  40. BOOLEROO, March 8.

    A special committee meeting of delegated from various Bible Christian Churches in the Wirrabara Circuit was held here last night, when the following resolution was carried ...

    Article : 115 words
  41. QUEENSLAND.

    The Government have received a telegram from Rockhampton, stating that a Kanaka has been discovered afflicted with leprosy. He had been examined by the ...

    Article : 122 words
  42. THE VICTORIAN SPEAKERSHIP.

    It is stated that Sir Matthew Davies intends retiring from political life, and it is the general feeling amongst members of the Assembly that Mr. Gillies should ...

    Article : 38 words
  43. DISCOURAGEMENT TO BOOKMAKERS.

    Several further charges were heard to-day in the District Court against bookmakers for illegally using shops for betting purposes. Fines of £25 and £15 with ...

    Article : 48 words
  44. MOUNT GAMBIER, March 8.

    Mr. Albert Ludwig Benda, clerk in the Railway Department, Narracoorte, was adjudicated insolvent to-day on his own petition. His liabilities are stated at £120. ...

    Article : 52 words
  45. THE HEAT IN VICTORIA.

    The heat in Melbourne to-day was intense, registering 102° in the shade and 150° in the sun at the Observatory, being the greatest heat for the month of March ...

    Article : 59 words
  46. RAINS IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    During the past few days rain has fallen freely, and the wet season seems at last to have set in. ...

    Article : 31 words
  47. THE DECIMAL SYSTEM.

    The Melbourne Chamber of Commerce to-day adopted the suggestions contained in a memorandum by the Secretary in favour of the decimal system, and the ...

    Article : 51 words
  48. PETERSBURG, March 8.

    An unaccountable mistake has been made in connection with the date for the allotment of the now famous working men's blocks. By printed notices tho Land Board was advertised ...

    Article : 62 words
  49. NEW ZEALAND.

    Mr. Murray, who was reported lost, has turned up safely. The Knights of Labour are urging the ...

    Article : 47 words
  50. THE BLYTH AND GLADSTONE RAILWAY.

    A large ana in[?]ential meeting of ratepayers was held in the Georgetown Institute on March 8, Mr. Noonan, Chairman of the District Council, presiding, when the ...

    Article : 352 words
  51. GREAT HEAT AT BROKEN HILL.

    The weather is again oppressively hot, the temperature in the shade to-day being 112°. Private supplies of water are becoming exhausted, and consequently ...

    Article : 54 words
  52. THE SOUTH-EASTERN DRAINAGE COMMISSION.

    The South-Eastern Drainage Commission returned to Kingston on Monday night after an inspection of the drainage. They took the evidence of seven witnesses at Kingston, and ...

    Article : 92 words
  53. THE RIVER DISTRICT.

    The weather is terribly warm again to-day, registering 112° in the shade. Heavy losses are already occurring to some of the stations in this district. If rain does ...

    Article : 66 words
  54. TASMANIA.

    The Oceana left Hobart to-day for London, via Melbourne, taking 9,600 cases of apples. At the inquest on the body of C. L. ...

    Article : 109 words
  55. THE BRISBANE LABOUR BUREAU.

    The Government have decided to enlarge the scope of operations of the Labour Bureau. Up to the present the work done has been confined to receiving ...

    Article : 115 words
  56. THE NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The Palmerston and Pine Creek Railway earnings for the week ended February 27 were £222. The Chinese tributors on Ah Chine and ...

    Article : 128 words
  57. COUNTRY LICENSING BENCHES.

    The Northern Licensing Bench sat to-day. One hundred and thirty-five licences of various kinds were dealt with. Two were refused, two withdrawn, and the remainder granted. ...

    Article : 46 words
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  59. THE McMECKAN WILL CASE.

    A motion for a new trial in the McMeckan will case on the ground that the verdict was against evidence and the weight of evidence was disposed of ...

    Article : 54 words
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