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  • THE RAILWAY TRAFFIC.

    The statistics furnished by the officers of the Railway department in regard to yesterday's holiday traffic indicate a great decrease in the number of passengers carried, as ...
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  • THE CALEDONIAN SPORTS.

    The annual sports meeting held under the auspices of the Caledonian Society of Melbourne passed off very successfully yesterday, on the Melbourne Cricket ground. In ... [Article] (2046 words)
  • JUBILEE FETE. ST. KILDA SCHOOL CHILDREN.

    The Jubilee fete of the children attending the state and Sunday schools of St. Kilda was carried out yesterday in a most successful manner. The question of holding the ... [Article] (950 words)
  • FORESTERS' GALA AND BALL.

    A "Jubilee Gala," under the auspices of the Ancient Order of Foresters, was held yesterday in the Exhibition grounds and building, and was very well attended. Upwards of ... [Article] (480 words)
  • "THE QUEEN AND HER REIGN."

    The Rev. Dr. Bevan delivered a lecture last night in the South Melbourne Town-hall on "The Queen and her Reign." The lecture was given in aid of the Congregational ... [Article] (847 words)
  • THE EVENING ENTERTAINMENTS. THE THEATRE ROYAL.

    Mr. Bland Holt's latest novelty, "Alone in London," attracted a large number of persons to the Theatre Royal last night. The excellent scenery and the situations of the ... [Article] (55 words)
  • HER MAJESTY'S OPERA-HOUSE.

    "Youth" was repeated at Her Majesty's Open house last evening. The attendance was so large that the police protested against the blocked condition of the passages in the ... [Article] (81 words)
  • THE PRINCESS THEATRE.

    The laugable comedy "A Night Off," was admirably suited to the requirements of the holiday audience who assembled last night in the Princess's Theatre. The strong farcical ... [Article] (68 words)
  • THE BIJOU THEATRE.

    Mr. Philip Day, Mr. Greville, and their colleagues of the "Mixed" company last night entertained a large audience of pleasure-seekers at the Bijou Theatre. The ... [Article] (70 words)
  • ST. GEORGE'S HALL.

    The flattering reception accorded to Mr. Hudson's variety troupe, at the St. George's Hall last night, proved their popularity among Melbourne play-goers. The ... [Article] (48 words)
  • THE VICTORIA-HALL.

    Mr. Frank M. Clark's company presented a holiday programme in a successful manner to a crowded house at the Victoria-hall last night. The songs and dances, and the ... [Article] (54 words)
  • THE ALEXANDRA THEATRE.

    The comic opera, "The Little Duke," was repeated last night at the Alexandra Theatre. The performance was witnessed with satisfaction by the audience, several recalls being ... [Article] (33 words)
  • OBSERVANCE OF THE DAY IN THE COUNTRY. (BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) DIMBOOLA, TUESDAY.

    The Queen's Birthday was observed here to-day as a public holiday. The Dimboola Rowing Club held trial boat races. The weather was fine, and there was a fair ... [Article] (348 words)
  • THE CELEBRATION IN THE OTHER COLONIES. NEW SOUTH WALES. [BY SPECIAL WIRE.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) SYDNEY, TUESDAY.

    Holiday makers were favoured with delightful weather to-day, and all the principal public resorts were very largely attended. The harbour excursions were well patronised. ... [Article] (189 words)
  • (BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) QUEENSLIND. BRISBANE, TUESDAY.

    The holiday to-day was generally observed. The weather was beautifully fine. The Governor reviewed the local defence force in the Queen's-park this morning, and ... [Article] (150 words)
  • TASMANIA. HOBART, TUESDAY.

    To-day was observed as a general holiday. The weather was fine, but rather threatening in the morning. The usual salute was fired and a leree was held. Some sports which ... [Article] (50 words)
  • NEW ZEALAND. AUCKLAND, TUESDAY.

    The Queen's Birthday was celebrated throughout the colony to-day. The weather was generally fine. A ball was given by the Governor. ... [Article] (25 words)
  • ALBURY FIRE BRIGADE COMPETITION. (BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) ALBURY, TUESDAY.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (403 words)
  • QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY RACE MEETINGS. MELBOURNE HUNT CLUB.

    The only race meeting within hail of the city on such a close holiday was no doubt expected to attract a large attendance of the public, irrespective of the character of the ... [Article] (3023 words)
  • INTERCOLONIAL MEETING. SYDNEY TURF CLUB. [BY SPECIAL WIRE.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) SIDNEY, TUESDAY.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (2352 words)
  • THE QUEENSLAND TURF CLUB AUTUMN MEETING. (BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) BRISBANE, TUESDAY.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (878 words)
  • MURRUMBIDGEE TURF CLUB. FIRST DAY.—TUESDAY, MAY 24. (BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) WAGGA WAGGA, TUESDAY.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (525 words)
  • THE ADELAIDE RACES. ADELAIDE, TUESDAY.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (71 words)
  • COUNTRY RACE MEETINGS. (BY TELEGRAPH FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.)

    The following results of minor country race meetings are reported by our correspondents:— LAL LAL FALLS TURF CLUB. ... [Article] (366 words)
  • LARA RACING CLUB.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (629 words)
  • MITIAMO RACING CLUB.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (114 words)
  • COUNTRY SPORTS MEETINGS.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (1121 words)
  • RIFLE-SHOOTING CONTESTS IN THE COUNTRY. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) BALLARAT, TUESDAY.

    A match was fired at the mi[?]tia butts, Ballarat, to-day, between teams of 12 each, representing C battery, South Melbourne, and D company, Ballarat. The weather was ...
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