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  2. Rockhampton Notes.

    THE committee of the Rockhampton Agricultural Society decided on Saturday afternoon to hold a show on the 5th and 6th of June next. The secretary was instructed to ...

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    THE Daily Chronicle states that in withdrawing the Employers' Liability Bill the Government have vindicated the action of the House of Lords and brought about a ...

    Article : 43 words
  4. More Post Office Peculations.

    LEOPOLD VERMESCH, a young married man, employed in the cashier's department of the Post Office, was arrested to-day, charged with embezzlement. ...

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  5. Mr. Cameron at Longreach.

    THERE being no mail down to-day I cannot send usual budget of local intelligence. Mr. John Cameron, M.L.A., arrived by Friday's mail train, intending to go right through to ...

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  6. The Brazilian Insurrection.

    NEWS from Rio Janeiro states that the loyalist troops were conveyed in boats and launches, and made an attack on the rebel position at Villigagnon. The rebels, ...

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  7. An Old Pioneer Passed Away.

    MR. C. W. ROBERTS, an old pioneer of New South Wales, died to-day, aged 72. Deceased was the father of Mr. C. Roberts, C.M.G., at one time Mayor of Sydney, and ...

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  8. More Embezzlement.

    ERASMUS WEIMAN has been arrested in New York, charged with having defrauded the Mercantile Agency Company of £50,000. ...

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  9. Sad Fatality at Clermont.

    DETAILS of a sad fatality at Capella have just arrived. Thomas Holland, a young selector, accompanied by a boy relative, Ms mother, and a girl about 16 years of age, went ...

    Article : 166 words
  10. Sentences upon Criminals.

    AT the Circuit Court to-day Robert Mills found guilty of shooting a young woman named Martha Helonsley, was sentenced to 15 years penal servitude. ...

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  11. A Life-long Imprisonment.

    LEON LAUTHIER, 19 years, who in November last made an attempt in Paris to murder M. Georgevitch, the Servian Minister, has been sentenced to penal servitude for life. ...

    Article : 36 words
  12. The Freehold Investment Company.

    THE shareholders in the Freehold Investment Company have passed a resolution requesting the liquidator to manage the affairs of the company. ...

    Article : 30 words
  13. The Anarchist Sensation.

    THE remains of Martial Bourdin, the anarchist, who was killed by the explosion near Greenwich Observatory on the 15th inst., were buried to-day. The funeral was attended ...

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  14. A Heavy Sentence.

    JUSTICE WINDEYER to-day sentenced a young man named John. Moore to seven years penal servitude for stealing £100 worth of clothing from Gardiner & Co.'s warehouse. ...

    Article : 34 words
  15. The N. Z. Loan Company.

    THE Times, commenting on the meetings yesterday of the creditors and shareholders of the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company, Limited, at both of which ...

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  16. A Boat Accident.

    A BOAT collided with the wharf at Hay last night, when the seven occupants were precipitated into the water. Two were drowned, Mrs. Davy and Stella Percival. ...

    Article : 36 words
  17. The Meat and Dairy Receipts

    THE revenue derived from the taxes under the Meat and Dairy Produce Act have been apportioned as follows:—Southern district, £23,000; Northern district, £11,000; Central ...

    Article : 39 words
  18. A British Force Defeated.

    THE West Indian troops, with several companies of mariners from the flagship Raleigh and the gunboat Widgeon, landed and attacked some slavers near Bathurst, Gambia. ...

    Article : 63 words
  19. The Wheat Trade in France.

    IN the French Chamber of Deputies yesterday a motion was proposed by a member of the Socialistic section of the Chamber that the time had arrived for the State to assume ...

    Article : 100 words
  20. No More Strike.

    THE whole of the southern colleries are in full work to-day, being the first occasion that operations were carried on at all pits since the strike. ...

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  21. The Batavia River Mission.

    A DEPUTATION of Presbyterian ministers waited on the Premier to-day, to ask whether the Batavia River Mission still retained the confidence of the Government, as the Press ...

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  22. A Daring Escape.

    A PRISONER, John West, who is confined in Pentridge Stockade, made a deliberate attempt to commit suicide on Sunday last. He climbed the wall 12ft. high and threw ...

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  23. Cyclone at Mauritius.

    A DISASTROUS cyclone has visited Mauritius. During the storm a train near Port Louis was blown off the rails into the river and fifty persons killed. ...

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  24. The Expected Servian Upheaval.

    IN the event of a Servian revolt, Austria, Turkey, and Bulgaria have agreed to remain neutral. ...

    Article : 25 words
  25. Meeting of Emperors.

    IT is reported in diplomatic circles that a meeting is being arranged between the Emperors of Austria and Germany, to be held at Affazia, on the Adriatic Sea. ...

    Article : 36 words
  26. Robb Insolvent.

    JOHN ROBB, the well-known railway contractor, has filed his schedule in insolvency. His liabilities amount to £663,000, and the assets to £582,000. ...

    Article : 29 words
  27. Italian Finances.

    THE Italian Budget shows a deficit of £7,000,000. The Government have proposed to the Chamber of Deputies to retrench to the extent of £1,750,000, and to ...

    Article : 45 words
  28. Queensland Deposit Bank.

    A MEETING of about 70 creditors of the Queensland Deposit Bank was held yesterday, at which was passed a resolution in favor of the liquidation of the bank as ...

    Article : 41 words
  29. International Football.

    THE international football match between Wales and Ireland was played yesterday, the Welshmen winning bo four goals to one. ...

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  30. Victoria Amateur Races.

    THE V. A. T. Club races were held yesterday. The principal event resulted as follows:—OAKLEIGH PLATE—Moorite, 1; Hova, 2; Wallington, 3; Grand Brig, 4. Time— ...

    Article : 40 words
  31. Copious Rains in the West.

    WITH the exception of the rain which fell during last winter, the western country has not experienced such a thorough downpour as is reported from the various telegraph stations ...

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  32. New Zealand Farmers' Bill.

    THE Investors' Review, in criticising the New Zealand Farming Mortgage Bill, declares the scheme to be worthless unless public works are continued, for the people will cease ...

    Article : 38 words
  33. Castlemaine Brewery.

    THE Castlemaine Brewery and Quinlan, Gray and Company, Limited, have declared a dividend of 5 per cent. ...

    Article : 23 words
  34. The New South Wales Meat Trade.

    MR. BRUCE, of New South Wales, strongly advises the appointment of an expert to watch the New South Wales meat trade in London. Mr. Bruce opens his tour in the ...

    Article : 63 words
  35. The Latest Betting.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 100 words
  36. A Leaking Ship.

    THE barque Jennie Parker, bound from Newcastle to the Phillipine Islands, put into Moreton Bay yesterday with a leakage, and also short of water. She encountered a ...

    Article : 68 words
  37. Shocking Affair in Russia.

    NEWS are to hand stating that at the village of Maliekoff, about 50 miles from Moscow, a horrible series of murders have been committed by a maniac. It seems the man, ...

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  38. Preparing for the General Election.

    THE Tory and Liberal Unionist bodies in Scotland have received instructions to prepare for a general election in one month's time. Candidates are already being talked ...

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  39. Shipwreck off Cape Moreton.

    THE Norwegian barque Aornus, bound from New York to Brisbane, arrived at Cape Moreton on Saturday night, and signalled for a pilot, but there was no response. The ...

    Article : 107 words
  40. Defying the Mayor.

    Two leaders of the unemployed movement, Henry M'Cormack and Charles Stewart, were this morning sentenced to 14 and 10 days' imprisonment respectively for leading a ...

    Article : 46 words
  41. Suspension of Silver Mines.

    IT is expected that the entire silver mines of Colorado will suspend operations owing to the low price of silver. ...

    Article : 28 words
  42. Anarchist Programme.

    THE Anarchists in London threaten to explode the mill and residences of three wealthy manufacturers at Blackburn, Lincolnshire, in order to assert the rights of the ...

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  43. The Row in Brazil.

    THE forts at Nictheroy, Brazil, have sunk the insurgent warship Jupiter. ...

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  44. Coolgardie Diggings Deserted.

    THE Coolgardie goldfield is now almost deserted, all the men on the field having flocked to the rush at the Pinnacles. Good water has been struck near No. 1 South, ...

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  45. Suspended Payment.

    THE Government of the Republic of Guatemala, Central America, have suspended payment of interest in the external debt. [The external or foreign debt of Guatemala is ...

    Article : 64 words
  46. The Toombool Elections.

    MR. E. J. SYDES, barrister, intends contesting the Toombool elections. ...

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  47. A Rich Present.

    THE Sultan of Turkey has presented the Khedive of Egypt, who is shortly to marry the Sultan's daughter, with a palace on the Besphorus. ...

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  48. Rain Reports.

    RAIN is reported by various stations between Cairns and Brisbane, apparently reaching further inland than heretofore. [Very much so.—ED.] ...

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  49. Beating the Records.

    DUFF, a Melbourne cyclist, rode the journey from Christchurch to Dunedin (N.Z.), in 26 hours 5 minutes. The 24 hours Australian record, which stood at 223 miles, was broken, ...

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  50. The Fever in Brazil.

    FEVER is increasing in Rio Janiero owing to obstruction in the discharge of the city refuse into the Bay. ...

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  51. The Silver Market.

    THE silver market is completely demoralised, and a further fall is feared. ...

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  52. Weather Forecast.

    TO-NIGHT'S forecast states that conditions are not unfavorable for further rain throughout all parts of the colony, including the west and south-west. Squally from between ...

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  53. The Revolt in Melilla.

    SPAIN insists upon Morocco paying £600,000 indemnity in connection with the Melilla revolt. The Sultan replied that he is unable to exceed £200,000. ...

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  54. Northern Separation.

    THE Committee of the North Queensland Separation League ere awaiting directions from Townsville prior to taking further action. ...

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  55. A Warrior's End.

    REWI MANGI, the famous Maori fighting chief, who is believed to be dying, requests that he and Sir George Grey be buried in one grave. ...

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  56. Sundry Cricket.

    MR. SHERIDAN, who is on a visit from Sydney on behalf of Stoddart's English team of cricketers, has succeeded in making arrangements for a match to be played in ...

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  57. A Prize Fight.

    A BOXING match has been arranged between Steve O'Donnell and Fitzsimmons for a purse of £2000. ...

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  58. The Parish Councils Bill.

    THE Duke of Devonshire, leader of the Liberal-Unionist party in the House of Lords, holds that insisting upon the detailed amendments in the Parish Councils Bill will ...

    Article : 74 words
  59. Advertising

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    Advertising : 26 words
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