A serious disaster, attended with loss of life, occurred yesterday at a colliery in Lancashire. An explosion entombed seventy-six ...Article : 225 words
The Hobart Marine Board's proposed scheme for extensive harbour improvements is attracting a large amount of attention, and future action is being ...Article : 888 words
In referring to the reluctance of the British volunteers to join the territorials, as was evidenced by figures recently supplied by the Secretary for ...Article : 181 words
At a mooting of the General committee of the Tasmanian Rowing Union, held at the Albion Hotel last night, the proposals of the Tasmanian Rowing ...Article : 1,027 words
The opening of the jubilee carnival of Australasian football at the Melbourre Cricket Ground to-day was a great success. The attendance is estimated at ...Article : 118 words
His Excellency Sir Thomas and Lady Gibson-Carmichael, attended by Mr. Victor Nelson Hood and Captain Hope, A.D.C., were present at the football match ...Article : 750 words
It was stated last week that in consequence of President Castro's action in expelling the Dutch Minister from Venezuela, the Dutch squadron was ...Article : 218 words
The first match was between New South Wales and New Zealand. At half-time it looked as though New South Wales were going to prove the much better side. ...Article : 280 words
The body of a little girl named Madge Kirby was found last week in the cellar of an empty house at Liverpool. ...Article : 93 words
A meeting of shareholders in the Loddon Valley Goldfields Co. Ltd. was held yesterday to consider what action should betaken in regard to the ...Article : 159 words
Archbishop Carr, of Melbourne, delivered an address last evening at Mount Bellew, in Galway, Ireland. He said that if when the Irish were ...Article : 125 words
During the Olympic competitions at the Stadium, Shophord's Bush, last month, exception was taken to the tactics of several of the American ...Article : 240 words
For the contest between Tasmania and Queensland the attendance numbered about 10,000. Unlike its predecessor, however, the match was very one-sided. ...Article : 458 words
T. Burgess, who has made several unsuccessful attempts to swim across the English Channel, left Dover again on Saturday in the hope of being able ...Article : 103 words
The London "Daily Telegraph states that Admiral Swinburn's American squadron of six of the largest and most modern armoured cruisers and seven ...Article : 66 words
A national convention, to be attended by representatives from the vari[?]us colonies in South Africa, for the purpose of considering the subject of ...Article : 288 words
In the county cricket match between Lancashire and Leicester yesterday, Tyldesley, playing for the former, scored 243. ...Article : 65 words
Yesterday the Premier (Hon. J. W. Evans, C.M.G.) directed that the following telegram should be despatched to Sydney as first words of welcome to the ...Article : 169 words
Owing to lawlessness at Macroom, in the county of Cork, the Civil Bill officers rofuse to act, even under police escort. ...Article : 208 words
A band of ruffians, armed with bludgeons, attacked two tram-cars at Cairo, Egypt, at midnight on Monday. ...Article : 59 words
A conference of Baptists, at which delegates from all parts of Europe will be present, will be opened at Berlin on August 31. ...Article : 53 words
In the Practice Court to-day an application was made to Mr. Justice Hodges for an order nisi to review the decision of the Court of Petty Sessions ...Article : 258 words
Sydney was astir to-day, and the streets are thronged as on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve. The visitors have poured into the city for a week ...Article : 330 words
The following telegram was sent yesterday by Mr. J. K. Reid, on behalf of the Tasmanian inter-State football team of 1887:— ...Article : 53 words
Mr. M. McLennan, proprietor of the Grand Hotel, had a narrow escape from serious injury to-day. He was engaged unharnessing two horses from ...Article : 137 words
It was recently announced that the Premier of Queensland (Mr. W. Kidston) had rented offices for the Queens-land agency in the Strand, alongside ...Article : 113 words
Mr. Ennis, who was recently appointed Assistant Under-Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, in succession to Sir J. Dougherty, was thrown ...Article : 51 words
Great satisfacion was manifested here at the result of the football match in Melbourne. A large crowd assembled in Brisbane-street to await the posting of the ...Article : 36 words
New South Wales.—Jersey, Royal blue, red waratah on left breast; knickers, white; hose, Royal blue—Colours, Royal Blue with red waratah. ...Article : 147 words
Francis Josef I., Emperor of Austria, was 78 years of age yesterday. All the crowned heads of Europe, and President Roosevelt of the United ...Article : 72 words
His Worship the Mayor (Alderman Boland) received information to-day that Mr. R. Hain, of the firm of Alex. Peacock and Co., which is acting on ...Article : 77 words
The Chancellor of the Exchequer (Mr Lloyd-George) has sent a message to the "Chronicle," in which he indignantly repels the "Standard's" ...Article : 113 words
When a complaint was called at the Police Court to-day against a young man for neglecting to support his illegitimate child. Detective-Sergeant Bain announced ...Article : 103 words
The renovation and the reissue of used stamps in Moscow has defrauded the postal authorities of £600,000. Thirty persons, including a postal ...Article : 42 words
August 21.—Victoria v. New Zealand. August 22.—Tasmania v. New South Wales; South Australia v. West Australia. ...Article : 137 words
The annual poultry show to-day passed off successfully. The number of entries was much smaller than that of last year, but the exhibits generally were of good ...Article : 98 words
Mr. T. C. Dunster, managing director, and Mr. E. Carter, manager of the Tasman and Crown Lyell Extended mines, arrived from Melbourne to-day, ...Article : 94 words
Mrs. Tarton, an old lady who get lost in the bush at Cavendish on Friday last, was found yesterday by a boundary rider named Royle ...Article : 83 words
One of the changes in Turkish administration under the new Constitution will be the abolition of the spy system. Reuter says it is estimated that the ...Article : 49 words
Ordinary shares in Dalgety and Co. Limited are quoted at £5 15s. ...Article : 23 words
Mr. J. G.Long, the newly-appointed conductor of the Waratah Brass Band, was accorded a very hearty welcome to the township on Tuesday by the ...Article : 35 words
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