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  2. SOUTH AFRICA.

    It is officially stated at Johannesburg that a sum of £3,000,000 has been allotted as compensation to the British subjects who were driven out of the city during the ...

    Article : 251 words
  3. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 65 words
  4. THE RIFLE MATCHES.

    The annual matches in connection with the defence rifle clubs have attracted a large number of riflemen to the Port Adelaide ranges, and in addition the ...

    Article : 207 words
  5. METEOROLOGICAL NOTES.

    West Australia.—Cloudy in south-west and south districts and squally with rough to high sea on south coast, elsewhere fine and mostly clear. Light to strong south-west to south-east winds ...

    Article : 517 words
  6. SHIPPING NEWS.

    September 13, 10.15 a.m.—Barque Glenesk passing inward. Wind—South-south-west, light; sea smooth. ARRIVED—September 13. ...

    Article : 1,258 words
  7. WAS IT A CAMEL?

    It was standing on Saturday afternoon, near the barricade of the arena, waiting for the moment when the bell should summon the competitors for the high-jumping ...

    Article : 561 words
  8. TRAGIC DEATH AT SEA.

    On the voyage of the barque Glenesk, which vessel arrived from Cape Town on Sunday morning, a tragic accident occurred. When the vessel was in Latitude 38 deg. south, 92 ...

    Article : 98 words
  9. THE ANTHRACITE STRIKE

    The miners who are engaged in the collieries of Wales sent assistance to the extent of £1,000 to the anthracite workers of the Pennsylvania mines during the progress of ...

    Article : 43 words
  10. PERSONAL.

    Lord Tennyson (the Acting Governor-General of the Commonwealth) and Lady Tennyson arrived in Sydney on a short visit on Wednesday. His Excellency was ...

    Article : 1,447 words
  11. SWIMMING FEATS.

    Holmes, the swimmer, who attempted [?] cross the English Channel about a fortnight ago, has made another effort to perform the feat. He started to swim from ...

    Article : 87 words
  12. "ABSENT-MINDED BEGGARS" OR THIEVES?

    The Public Library is a splendid educational establishment, and its benefits are open to all sections of the community. About 78,000 persons passed through, the ...

    Article : 264 words
  13. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 157 words
  14. A REVISED ARMY ORDER

    An army order which has just been issued confers many benefits on soldiers. It abolishes roll calls except reveille, also parades on Sunday, except for the purpose ...

    Article : 106 words
  15. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Another disturbance has reached this State from South Australia, causing light rain to fall in the far west and on the tributaries of the River Darling. Some ...

    Article : 109 words
  16. A SPLENDID STEAMER.

    At the trial trip of the Orient mail steamers new vessel the Orontes, which has been specially built for the Australian trade, she attained a speed of 18[?] kno[?] ...

    Article : 42 words
  17. THE MISSING STEAMER QUIRAING.

    On Saturday the Court of Marine Enquiry continued the enquiry into the disappearance of the steamer Quiraing, which left Newcastle on June 22 [?] New Zealand, ...

    Article : 139 words
  18. THE SHIPPING INDUSTRY.

    On three days last week there was quite an irruption of maritime visitors to Port Adelaide, and in spite of few arrivals during the remainder of the seven days the ...

    Article : 338 words
  19. TOPICS OF THE DAY.

    There has hitherto been a striking parallel between the histories of the Anglican dioceses of Adelaide and Melbourne. The two first bishops—Dr. Perry, of Melbourne, ...

    Article : 503 words
  20. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 583 words
  21. PERSIAN PIRATES.

    The boats belonging to the first-cla[?] screw gunboat Lapwing, 805 tons. Commander Armstrong, attached to the East Indian station, as a result of their recent ...

    Article : 56 words
  22. INTER-STATE LAWN TENNIS.

    The inter-State lawn tennis match between New South Wales and Victoria was brought to a conclusion on Saturday, and the result was a decisive win for Victoria ...

    Article : 36 words
  23. ADDING TO THE PUBLIC LIBRARY.

    No one within the metropolitan area can plead with justification poverty as an excuse for not reading good books, for the Public Library is free, and all classes of ...

    Article : 296 words
  24. THE PENRHYN QUARRIES.

    Serious disturbances have taken place at Bethesda Quarry, in Wales, where a dispute with the workers has been in progress for some months. ...

    Article : 68 words
  25. THREE COLLIERY FATALITIES.

    Three fatal accidents through falls of coal have occurred in three separate collieries at Newcastle. At Hetton pit, John Hewitt, of Wickham, was the victim. He left a ...

    Article : 64 words
  26. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    John Cooke, the late secretary of the Fremantle Lumpers' Union, has been committed for trial for having stolen £3 5/, the property of James Ferguson. Counsel ...

    Article : 243 words
  27. THE COLOMBIAN REVOLT.

    The United States authorities have ordered the warships Wisconsin and Cincinnati to Panama and Colon tor the purpose of preventing the revolutionists in Colombia ...

    Article : 48 words
  28. AMERICAN TRUSTS.

    It is reported that the efforts of the American Tobacco Trust, formed last year to capture the British trade, have proved futile, and have involved a loss of ...

    Article : 60 words
  29. SANDOW RECEIVES A CHALLENGE.

    Professor William Miller, who is well known as an athlete not only in Melbourne but in this city, and in most of the other States, is hurt at the exuberant praise ...

    Article : 264 words
  30. THE VICTORIAN CRISIS.

    The Victorian Factories Act has currency till the end of the present Parliament only, and as the Bill lo continue its operation has not yet passed through the ...

    Article : 600 words
  31. THE NEW BISHOP OF MELBOURNE.

    The Rev. Henry Lowther Clarke, the rector of St. Peter's, Huddersfield, has been chosen by the selectors appointed for that purpose to succeed the Right Rev. Dr. F. ...

    Article : 173 words
  32. POSTAL ARRANGEMENTS.

    Great Britain, &c., via Suez, per R.M.S. Oruba, September l8, 11.15 a.m.; newspaper, 10.15 a.m. Via San Francisco, October 3, 3 p.m., per Sierr[?] Via Marseilles, October 4, 10.15 a.m., per Armand ...

    Article : 348 words
  33. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 185 words
  34. The Advertiser

    Our cablegrams of Saturday contained the important announcement that the Parliament of Cape Colony has passed the Bill indemnifying the Executive for all acts ...

    Article : 1,224 words
  35. THE SPRING SHOW.

    The closing scene of the live stock show was witnessed at the Exhibition Oval on Saturday afternoon, when there was an interesting exhibition of horses in action. ...

    Article : 224 words
  36. EFFECTTVE VOTING.

    Those whose minds are still to be made up on the question of effective voting will have derived much benefit from the lucid address in which Senator J. H. Keating, of ...

    Article : 739 words
  37. TO-DAY'S ENGAGEMENTS.

    Maughan Chruch, 10—W.C.T.U. Convention. EVENING. Theatre Royal, 8—"Robin Hood." Tivoli Theatre, 8—"Shall We Forget Her?" ...

    Article : 56 words
  38. THE COST OF THE DRAMA.

    In the arbitration proceedings between the Professional Musicians' Association and Mr. J. C. Williamson the latter gave evidence in Sydney on Thursday. Expenses, ...

    Article : 462 words
  39. THE FRENCH SUBMARINES

    The new French submarine torpedo boats yesterday underwent still another trial at Cherbourg, where they manipulated with extraordinary skill. They, entirely ...

    Article : 41 words
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