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GENERAL NEWS. jTo.naYr' supplement contains some interestiln items for ladies under the hahdings Woman's World and The House hold. Au instalment of the tale "The Last Siruke " is given, in addition to a number of readable sketches. '.lRE following appear on .the fourth page :-Next Australian Eleven ; A Swag. man's Dainty Repast; A Cremation at Hamilton; Muonee Valley Races. As order for 7s 6d and 5e coats foi goods sold and delivered was made at the Camperdown Court of Petty Sessions on Thursday. against a man named Lark at the instance of Mrs. Willianms. The pre. aiding magistrates were Messrs Taylor. iird WIrae, J'.P. TAt advisability of holding a Chrysan themum show this year was discussed at a meeting of the Hampden and Heytes. bury Horticultural Society on Thursday afternoon, the chair being occupied by Mr. J. Harding. After hearing a state. ment of the financial position by the Secretary, (Mr. J. R. Hindhsugb) it was decided that the show shall not be held under the society's auspices. Those pre sent then resolved themselves into a committee with power to add to their number, to carry out the show on similar lines to last year ansd the year before. In discussing the chances of success, Mr. Tr. h. W\. Hayes stated that he had made inquiries, and thought that the prospect for bloom'.waas aetter this year than last. The (]cil an?sateurs had made rapid strides, and there would most likely be an increase it the number of exhibits from these. There were amore growers now than when the society started, and if they only followed out their present inteations, there was every reason to expect that they would make a good display. Tne 12th May was fixed as the date of the show, aiid the following were appointed on the conunittee-Messrs. W. A. Taylor, W. T. Manifold, W. K. Mackitn,t,, G. R. Hope, Witi. Walker. J. D. M'Kellar, W. I. Errey, N. lHowell, T. M. W. Ha) s, J. II. Phillips, H1. Husband, I. Hastrisun, A. W. Wilson, W. Adamson. J. R. Ilidl. haugh, Secretary. Messrs. Hayes, Adam. sop, IM'Kellar and the secretary were -appointed a sub-committee to revise the progranone anld carry out the arrange ntelits for the show. An apology for nn attendance was received from Mr. W. Walker, who also made several sugges tious for the revision of the programme. Tax Colac Hl.A.C.B. Society's Sports on St. Patrick's Day hid fair to this year eclipse the very successful gatherings under the auspices of the society that have preceded it. A record etltry has been received for the events already closed, and at there are eleven competi. tions yet to be entered for the coutestatts alone will form a considerable crowd. The spurt will be of a mnost varied and interesting character, and as the train arrangemenuta are convenient and exeur. sion fares available there should be a large concourse of visitors. Tue Camperdown PolloClib'a Gymklhtsa has teen finally tied ti take place on Thurs day, 2let April. The proposal to hold it on Easter Monday was abandoned as it would clash with other district fixtures ou that day. It is desired to have the Gym khana oil a holiday, in order that the public tnmy be enabled to attend, and the date mentioned is the earliest Thursday half'holiday available. Accoucrs await the fulluirin at the Receipt and Pay? Oce, Ca~perwn: 0. H. Ogilvie, M. Quinn, J. Quiuunn, Cun atable Quinn. Tai following are the local handicaps in the bicycle events at the .A.C.B. sports at Colas on the 17th inst :-H-ibernian W Ogl-JRaea,.ltw. musil-s eo. Toyne. drang; fOdds IL O'Callaghan, Terantg, 60yds; L. Cla?rk Codtas, l50yda ; J. II. IM7 , Cosaperdwa, IOD ;T. W. HIaselden, Ompeedown Bicycle Race, uus mi-e-Oe,. Toye. Tsrgng. 25 yd; L. Clarke, Cobden, 80yds; J. H. sadkerg, Camajprsu na, floyda ; T. W. tlasedes, . C s Wis. Mi. H. A. Eteghar; amrsecret mittee. intimsatesthat persons wishing to participate it ti osD ernmnt Loan should aPyl at ones to the Lads department. fsm of apnylijat+n an be obtained fMral.r. Meslghes, at N auoahid or Rev. -. V. Tsalor, ,(6llib : " " "t- . Paose io. to Si.. Of sa has fulle, on the vatiuon stations in the neighboutii.in of Limaner. since Ith ult., filling mort of the da?is. Kanartait and ,ther summer pgasses are now looking quite green, a?it sheep get a et good hite, and. ti eourse. are doiag well. It was riely a local rain. Cre e has ly he shout 30 aots this year. PFm BEsrytank t .eellg and abhut Ra?hewood aSt ,nf the statios never wer as shore of feed and ,water. Heedly any of the dam have water; and wtusk hae to travel luen dis ances to ereeks or lls. Most of the spingse stoaped, muanig is November. bat. lst amtLh statle to tun aip as Las ave. TIe hstifaul pines zusignis pIeatati oa the vaeuioua statiots be tWm saC mad IuMwuoed, that fur P) w SDyes aw gae 0p sd eee d shelter aod seeki ms wev, sie now sardy all euh l m s el sl44 es . tº he b the -~_~es sn )rrcr ·etl m
The tutal quantity of milk received at the Gletormiaton -Butter PFaetry last month wnes 71.092 gallons, from which 31,687 lbs. of butter was made. The price paid for the milk was 10.. per lb. of batter fat, or equal to 4-420. per gallon for milk. The total amount paid to sup. pliers was £1310 Is &1. ItN connection with the Garvoe lRacing Club's annual races on Thursday next a special train nill run f?tam Ca?lsperdwnrl, and Teran-t, leaving Carupurdlown at 11 a it., Ternitg at 11.35 al.m.. antd reaOching Garuec at laoon. Returning it will leave Garvoc at 6.20 p.m.. reachilng Ternug at 6.35 and Caniperduwnt at 7.20 p.rm. Mr. Mf. M'Cathe, :architect, invites ten. doers. f6r sttilno pavhingat Creek dairy, Knotort Koortnong. Me?srs. I?bliiton, Buttci,: and Sparrow advertise particulars of thie'subdivisional sale of the AUamble Eatate to lbe con ducted by them at Beese oil Friday. next. Sr. John Ambler, denitst,.u CoUlins street, Melbourneo, has ariangtd to visit Camperdown on the lant Friday i ealeh month. His next visit will be on the?2Sth ijst, anti lie may be owaisuited at the Coummercial H.tel MIr. Amtblercomunts aith excellent criedentials, aswill boe seen from his announcemlnnt- n :'another columan. We have received tlhllebrary:tuitaiber of the " Wiudsor Magazinen ' from Mir. 3I'Cabe. It conrtains, in ndditionl to ant instaltent of theisetial tale "' Klnstnadt," several excellent stories siani interestilig articles. One y1vea~strhe history'- and manufacture. brt g-l. idgo Waer, -and another, by Sira; Sals,ajaaai the finstta last works. If her -Late.hualand. The illuntratiuus are fully up to the high standard maintained by the "Windisor." ------- The Sydney City Council has an overdraft of £10, 0. : Very large additions are-to be male to the Britith Navy during the current year. A disastrous fire took place in Birthipon Wednet?lt, six rhopua bealugdactrto.... The Footacray Council is dclaidi dby one of the memtbers to he ptieuicaltly tisotrent Two young mten have bee arrested it Mtario for stealing~ slteepskthk froi a:' alaughter yarl.. Sitnte the sitting f I he Federaln Cona ation in .Melltourne the-de egates have spoken 1,3o3i,t10 woo sl : ..... Archbishop aara o entert ained at a farewell gat?.aigg iu Melboirue before hils departure for Rmte._m.. _ A veteran of hte Australian turf, MIr. Hery James Connel ;died it his residence, North Brighton, on ll'uoady. . '. An alarming outbreak of anthrax has oc. currad at Aibury. N- umber of cattle are dying from the malady in its most malignant form. Dr. Gresawel is infavourof measles being includled in the niut of infectious diseases medica! men have La report to the Board of Health. -. Amto Ledger .who a few years ago was one of the beat high jumpers in the colony, I died on Sunday in the 11 angaratta Hospital I from conisunption. The Benalls Shire Counocil iustead of ac; ceptinn contracts for the repair of theb roads is accepting teaiders for maintenance for three years - A Chinese named Ah Moke has been com mitted for trial in Melbourne for perjury int connection with falsely swearing to a certi. ficate of naturalisation. " Patrick Hardinuai a well-known resident of Wycheproof, has been arrested upon a charge of committing a cipital offence on a girl under 16 years or age. Wholesale poleoning of dogs has taken place in Nhi i, and dog owners have raised £uas a reward for information that will lhad to conviction of the poisoner. Mr. George Bland,.. farmer, of Yarram, I has had his barn and the whole of this sea. son's grain deitroyed by fire. Neither the I building nor its contents was insured. I A son of Mr. II. ObLen, of Daisy Hill, named Peter,abtrnt 15 years old,,was kicked in the foreheadb .b h nhes on fl'eslay susn taionig a compoun:l fracture of the skultf.: A woman jnmped into the sea from the Albert Park Jetty with the purpose of tim mitting suicide, but the wares washed her 1 up on to the beach before she could sink. r Mr. Foley, chief clerk of the'Railway de- a partment at Townsville, has been appointed trafic manager of one of the Chinese nrit I ways, at the instance of the British Minister t at Pekia. A young married woman named Mrs. 1 Attmeyer was arrested in Bourke Street on Thursday night in male attire.' "She has been remanded for medical examination as to her sanity. An inasurane agent named Charles W. S. lunro, alias B. Meyer, huas been sentenced to one month's imprisonment for obtaining £3 from the Rev. Father Lynch, of Kyneton, by false pretences. ; The matron of tile Bairnedale IIospital,. Miss S. Williams, was cycling home from Lindenow where she hab been to collect subscriptions, when she fell and broke one of her legs near the ankle. . Out of 646 raims shipped on board the a Katoomba at Sydney for transport to Rock- n hampton `6 were washed overboard or I died from exposure. Very heavy weather r was experienced during the trip. While Francis Crnxford was assisting to raise as log out of a well at South Warrgul d the handle of the windlass was jerked out of the winder's hands and struck Croxford on the temple. He died within ltalf.auhbotr. The situation between Spain and the United States is k-coming alarming. The V United States Government has secured the 1 option of purchase of several warships in I course of constructrion in European dock- ( yards. Arteslan boring is being carried on with I great stia?ocessa in Perth and suburlt, atd new three orfour mbores are vielding a plpentiful lsupply each. The tiest bIore to etrike water is that on the Perth racecourse, from which 300,000 gallons are daily being obtainetd At Geeolong, on Wednesday, three little children of a waman named Kuight were brought up as neglected. It appeared that the woman's hubiand was dying at the h"a - pital, and it wa alleged thlat bhe ad "clearedb out with a b ackfallow," lerving the infants without a particle of food Charitable seighboura kept the wailfs from starving.