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  2. DEMAND FOR AUSTRALIAN MEATS.

    THE Army and Navy are preparing to make large purchases of Australian preserved meats. ...

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  3. LATEST NEWS

    Marshal Campos admits his expedition against the Cubans was unsuccessful. General Weyler succeeds him. ...

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  4. THE PACIFIC CABLE.

    REFERRING to the Pacific cable the Hon. A. J. Thynne expressed an opinion that when the cable was laid ordinary messages could be sent to Europe at the rate of 3s. per word, or ...

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  5. WASHED OVER THE FALLS.

    JOHN LANTHIE, aged 28, while bathing at Diehard Creek, near Glen Innes, was washed over the falls 28 feet to the rocks below, and killed. ...

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  6. THE MONROE DOCTRINE.

    SEVERAL South American States complain that the new Monroe doctrine amounts to vassalage. ...

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  7. SERIOUS FIRE ABOARD SHIP.

    THE steamer Gulf of Venice caught fire at Liverpool, and a thousand tons of cargo had to be flooded. All the fine goods were ruined. ...

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  8. INCENDIARISM SUSPECTED.

    ZANGA woolshed, Balranald, has been burned to the ground. The place was insured. The station shears with non-union men. Two men have been arrested on ...

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  9. THE GERMAN NAVY.

    THE Emperor of Germany has stated that if the Reichstag will not increase the navy he will appeal to the patriotism of the electors. The Emperor suggests the spending of from ...

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  10. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    THE competition at the wool sales was spirited, and prices showed a hardening tendency. ...

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  11. MORE MEAT EXTRACT WORKS.

    SEVERAL leading Queensland firms are arranging to establish meat extract works in the Gulf country. ...

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  12. PARLIAMENT PROROGUED.

    PARLIAMENT has been further prorogued to the 3rd of March. ...

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  13. AUSTRALIA'S FOUNDATION DAY RACES.

    THE Anniversary Handicap resulted in a dead heat between Glenderman and Gozoroma, Response third. The owners divided. ...

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  14. TORTURED, KILLED, AND FLAYED.

    THE native pastors of the Anglican and American Churches at Marash have been tortured and killed, their bodies being found flayed. ...

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  15. RUSSIA'S NAVAL EQUIPMENT.

    THE Czar has approved of the naval expenditure of 400,000,000 million roubles within seven years, making the number of battleships equal to those of Britain. ...

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  16. COLONIAL AND INTERCOLONIAL.

    VERY little interest is being evinced in the municipal elections. There are six candidates for the three seats at North Rockhampton. Alderman P. J. M'Laughlin was ...

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  17. WEATHER FORECAST.

    THE weather bureau issued the following special memorandum at 11 a.m. to-day:— Our observations this morning confirm the forecast of yesterday. The tropical ...

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  18. CRUISERS FOR ARGENTINE.

    IT is reported Britain has purchased two cruisers, now being built at Elswick, for the Argentine Government. ...

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  19. SHIPBUILDING STRIKE.

    THE strike in the shipbuilding trade has been settled at an advance of wages immediately. The Belfast men have accepted the terms. ...

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  20. Victoria.

    A GRUESOME find was made in Dank-street, Middle Park, near St. Kilda, this afternoon. Two lads, while on their way to the baths, noticed a pair of human feet sticking out in ...

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  21. ARRESTED FOR PERJURY.

    MOUSON, who was charged with murder in connection with the Arclamont tragedy, has been arrested for perjury. ...

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  22. TAX ON COTTON GOODS.

    THE Indian Council propose to levy a tax of 3½ per cent, on all cotton goods, exempting English and Indian yarns. ...

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  23. THE GRUB PEST.

    THE slaughter of the grub pest is being continued. Several tons have been destroyed. Places which were dealt with last year are found to be only slightly infested. ...

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  24. New South Wales.

    THE conference of Postmasters-General yesterday discussed the terms of the new contract for the English mail service, but by request of the Imperial Government they ...

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  25. QUEENSLAND'S NEW GOVERNOR.

    LORD LAMINGTON, Governor of Queensland, addressing a meeting of St. Pancras Tories said the recent crisis showed the political parties were united against an attack upon ...

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  26. THE SULTAN IS DISPLEASED.

    THE Sultan of Turkey is displeased with the letters recently sent him by Qu[?]en Victoria. The Russian Ambassador is also greatly concerned. ...

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  27. STUFFING THE ROLLS.

    THE roll stuffing cases were resumed in the Police Court yesterday. Alfred Barton, charged with making a false declaration, was committed for trial at the District Court to ...

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  28. CLEARING THE ROAD.

    THE blasting of the Iron Gates of the Danube will be finished in September, thus admitting of the largest ships to Vienna. [The Danube, as is well-known, is the ...

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  29. RUSSIA AND TURKEY.

    THE Pall Mall Gazette states that Russia and Turkey have ratified a treaty on the lines of the treaty of Unkiar Skelessi, which practically reduces Turkey to the condition of ...

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  30. INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET.

    THE following players have been selected to represent New South Wales in the forthcoming cricket match with Victoria:—Turner, Garrett, Iredale, Richardson, Howell, Kelly, ...

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  31. A BARRISTER IN TROUBLE.

    A SAD case occurred at the City Police Court to-day. William McLadwell Clear, an English barrister, when qualifying for practice here gave way to drink and forged a cheque ...

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  32. FIRE IN A THEATRE.

    A SERIOUS fire broke out in a theatre at Lkaterismolar last night. The building was burned to the ground, and there was great lost of life. Up to the present 49 bodies have ...

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  33. DISABLED AT SEA.

    THE mail steamer Miowera arrived to-day several days late after an unsuccessful attempt to tow a large disabled steamer—the Strathnevis—to 'Frisco. The Strathnevis ...

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  34. THE MOYLAN TRAGEDY.

    AT the inquest held to-day on the body of Bernard Moylan, a verdict of wilful murder was returned against the boy's mother, who was committed for trial. Moylan said his ...

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  35. IMPORTS AND EXPORTS.

    THE actual value of imports of the colony for the last year amounted to £4,872,000, while the exports were valued at £926,000. ...

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  36. SENATOR DAVIS' MOTION.

    PRESIDENT CLEVELAND affirms that Senator Davis' motion for the asserting of sovereign rights of the United States over the whole of the American continent is inopportune, and ...

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  37. COOMASSIE EXPEDITION.

    PREMPEH, King of Ashantee, has been sent to the coast. ...

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  38. DROWNING FATALITY.

    A LAD named William Jacob Tabio, aged 10 years, who was a passenger with his father per Glanworth for Rockhampton, fell overboard at the wharf last night and was ...

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  39. THE EMPEROR'S YACHT.

    THE Emperor of Germany has stopped refitting his yacht at Cowes. [The Emperor of the Royal Hotel has decided to postpone the painting of his outhouses.] ...

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  40. THE BERLIN TREATY.

    THE Committee of the United States Senate urges the Powers to enforce the Berlin treaty as regards Armenia from Downing-street. ...

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  41. FEDERAL ENABLING BILL.

    A CAUCUS meeting of members of the Legislative Council was held to-day when it was decided the Federal Enabling Bill should be attended to so as provide for election by ...

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  42. ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETIES SHOW.

    THE whole of the Governors of the Australian colonies have accepted invitations from Lord Hampden to attend the Royal Agricultural Societies show at Easter. ...

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  43. FEDERATION OF FATHERLAND.

    THE Emperor William, in alluding to the colonies, emphasised the necessity of binding the greater German empire to the Fatherland, and comments upon the importance of ...

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  44. DEATH OF A PUBLIC SERVANT.

    F. J. IVORY, clerical assistant in the Assembly, died to-day after ailing for some months. He held the position since 1881. ...

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  45. MADAGASCAR TROUBLE.

    THE Russian Ambassador in London discredits the Pall Mall Gazette's statement that France has annexed Madagascar. ...

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  46. THE HORSE DEFEATS THE CYCLIST

    THE match between Harris, the English cyclist, and Robertson's trotter Mystery, for 75 sovs., distance 1 mile, best two out of three heats, was won by Mystery, who won the ...

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  47. KILLED BY LIGHTNING.

    A FARMER named Mitchell and his two sons were sitting at the teatable near Orange yesternight during a thunderstorm, when they were struck by lightning. Two were killed ...

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  48. THE GENERAL ELECTIONS.

    A MEETING of representatives of the Opposition and Labor party was held last night to discuss matters in relation to the general elections. The result of the deliberations ...

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  49. THE GERMAN COLONIES.

    A REPORT has been presented to the Reichstag showing the population of the German colonies, excluding the south-west of Africa, is 700. They cost the Government 11,000 ...

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  50. SHIPWRECKED AND PERISHED.

    THE steamer Ealing was wrecked at Nova Scotia. The crew were in boats four days during which time 15 of them died. ...

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  51. RECEIVED IN SILENCE.

    AT a dinner given by the New York Chamber of Commerce the toast of President Cleveland was received in silence. ...

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  52. VICTORIAN RAILWAY COMMISSION.

    IN the debate in the Assembly on the motion for the appointment of a Railway Commissioner, the Labor members supported the amendment that the Commissioner be ...

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  53. THE NEW PACIFIC CABLE.

    THE Hon. A. J. Thynne, Postmaster-General of Queensland, considers the liability of each colony in connection with the new Pacific cable should be infinitesimal from the ...

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  54. ARRIVAL OF MR. REEVES.

    MR. REEVES, Agent-General for New Zealand, arrived to-day en route for London. ...

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  55. ABYSSINIAN RISING.

    THE latest from Abyssinia states that the Shoas, in great force, surrounded 900 Italians at Makalha. The latter's allowance is a glass of water or wine daily. Attempts by the ...

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  56. NARROW DROWNING ESCAPE.

    Two men named Desbois and Kable had a narrow escape from drowning at Funnel Creek, a tributary of the Pioneer River, yesterday. Their buggy and effects, and two horses ...

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  57. THE QUEEN.

    THE Queen reviews the flying squadron. ...

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  58. THE RECENT CINTRA FIRE.

    THE Marine Board have decided to obtain counsel's opinion as to whether action can be taken with regard to the recent fire on the steamer Cintra. ...

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  59. SIGNS OF THE TIMES.

    THE large firm of Geo. Webster and Co., established in 1848, have called a meeting of creditors. ...

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  60. BANQUET TO LORD LAMINGTON.

    LORD LAMINGTON, new Governor of Queensland, was entertained at a banquet last night. There were 200 persons present, including Mr. J. Chamberlain and the Agents-General. ...

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  61. DISMASTED SCHOONER.

    THE steamer Kingswear has arrived at Flat-top Island with the schooner Morning Light in tow. The latter was dismasted by a gale off Prudho Island last night. ...

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  62. Western Australia.

    SEVERAL cases of garotting have occurred during the past few days. John Davies, a wealthy prospector, was yesterday thrown down in Woodward-street and robbed of a ...

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  63. CHAMPIONSHIP RACE

    THE 240 yards championship of Australasia was run at Newcastle yesterday, and was won by W. J. Gormley in 3min. 16sec. —[There is evidently some mutilation about ...

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  64. OBITUARY.

    SIR FREDERICK LEIGHTON, Bart., and wellknown artist. He caught a chill, which resulted in syncope. In his death agony he murmured that his only love was for the ...

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  65. FRUIT-GROWERS DEPUTATION.

    THE Minister for Lands to-day informed a deputation from the Fruit-growers' Association that the Government could not send an expedition to Bellender Ker ranges to obtain ...

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  66. FRENCH RESERVE SQUADRON.

    FRANCE is equipping a French squadron at Toulon to strengthen the Channel squadron. ...

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  67. CHAMBERLAIN'S SPEECH.

    THE Hon. J. Chamberlain, in a speech last night, declared the enmity recently displayed by Germany towards England had determined England to increase her defences. ...

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  68. New Zealand.

    A FIRE occurred at an hotel in Palmerston through which a man named Michael Power was burned to death. The landlord and his wife and child had a narrow escape. ...

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  69. COMMERCIAL BANKING COMPANY.

    AT the half-yearly meeting of the Commercial Banking Co. to-day the profits were represented at £53,961; a dividend was declared at the rate of 8 per cent, per annum, ...

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  70. THE PANAMA CANAL.

    IT is expected Senator Davis' motion opposing the construction of the Panama Canal will be abandoned, many having withdrawn their support. ...

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  71. DESTRUCTION OF AN HOTEL.

    THE Volunteer Arms Hotel was destroyed by fire this morning. The family had a narrow escape. They had to climb down the verandah posts. The Volunteer Arms was ...

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  72. ALLEGED MALICIOUS PROSECUTION.

    MR. MONTEGRESH, late manager of the A.J.S. Bank, Raymond Terrace, who was arrested on a frivolous charge of embezzlement, has issued a writ against the Bank claiming ...

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  73. DEATH OF A BISHOP.

    DR. LUCK, Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland, died to-day. ...

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  74. ASHANTEE INDEMNITY.

    FAILING payment of the indemnity by Ashantee, King Prempeh and his chiefs will be arrested and their fetish houses and execution groves destroyed. ...

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  75. WILD RABBITS NEAR BRISBANE.

    WILD rabbits have been seen on several occasions recently at Coorpavoo, a suburb of Brisbane. ...

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  76. N. Z. COAL FOR AMERICA.

    THE Westport Coal Company have chartered a vessel to load for South America. This will be the first shipment of cool from New Zealand to South America. ...

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  77. SERIOUS COLLISION.

    Two French torpedo boats collided off Toulon. Both were seriously damaged. ...

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  78. OVERTAKEN AND KILLED.

    A GANGER named William Potter, while on a tricycle near Werris Creek, was overtaken by a train and had his leg cut off and other injuries inflicted, causing death. ...

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  79. RESCUED BY HER FATHER.

    A FIRE occurred at Spring Hill last night by which a little girl named Johnson narrowly escaped death. She was bravely rescued from the flames by her father. ...

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  80. THE DESTINIES OF TURKEY.

    THE Vienna Free Press declares that Europe cannot permit any single Power to direct the destinies of Turkey. ...

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  81. NEW ZEALAND GOLD RETURNS.

    THE gold yield for the colony last year amounted to 293,491 oz. ...

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  82. REARRANGEMENT OF FREIGHTS.

    THE three principal steamship companies trading to Queensland ports have decided to rearrange freights from Sydney northward. In some cases the rates will be a shade ...

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  83. THE FLYING SQUADRON.

    THE Queen's review of the flying squadron has been cancelled, and the squadron goes to Beephaven for orders. ...

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  84. FEDERAL ENABLING BILL.

    THE Hon. A. J. Thynne, who has returned from Sydney, states that Queensland is not responsible for the delay in the passing of the Federation Enabling Bill, as New South ...

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  85. TURKEY AND RUSSIA.

    THE Sultan denies the agreement with Russia. There are many denials of the existence of the Russo-Turkisn agreement, but the ...

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