The Court of Quarter Sessions, and the District Court opened this morning before Judge Fo[?]bes. There was no criminal case for trial, and only one case on the civil side, which was disposed of by noon. ...Article : 53 words
The colony has been greatly agitated during the past three weeks in consequence of elections for the nomination of a "delegue" (a position somewhat similar to your Agent-General, but ...Article : 268 words
Gatherings under the auspices of the New South Wales Missionary Association were held yesterday in the Young Men's Christian Association Hall, the first of them being the annual meeting of the Gleaners' ...Article : 1,031 words
The Newfoundland Government will, it is stated, this year have 300,000dol, clear gain by the sale of the Jubilee Cabot postage stamp issue. The number of lunaties in England and Wales on ...Article : 304 words
A supplement to the " Government Gazette " published yesterday, contained a notice by the Public Service Board fixing the classification of officers for the purposes of travelling allowances ...Article : 204 words
As was only to be expected the handicaps for next Saturday caused a good deal of interest among members of the league and their friends as to the alteration that would be made in the marks by the ...Article : 1,024 words
Shearing has commenced at Clofden, Fryer's Creek, and Sunnyridge. The fleeces are in splendid order, although rather light. Stock passings: 1200 magnificent wethers, ...Article : 1,129 words
The Mayor (Alderman Harden) presided over the last meeting of the Alexandria Council. There were also present—Alderman O'Riordan, Horne, Swain, Hannan, Moles, Allen, and Ralph. The fiance committee recommended ...Article : 165 words
During the business transacted by the Armidale District Wesleyan Sydney, whose sittings have just concluded the report showed that a parsonage had been purchased at Hillgrove costing £263. Sanction was ...Article : 118 words
The Mayor of Leichhardt (Alderman R. B. Cropley, J.P.) presided at the meeting of the Leichhardt Council on Monday night, November 1, when there were present— Alderman J. P. Treadgold, George Mound, Robert ...Article : 372 words
A brilliant meteor was witnessed here at 7.30 to-night travelling from north to south, in which direction it burst, making a pretty sight. It very much resembled a flash of lightning. ...Article : 1,532 words
Sir,—Porimt me to thank you for the trouble you have taken in connection with the subject of my letter or the 28th, and to recognise the courtesy of Dr. Bevan in complying with your desire for an ...Article : 992 words
The details of the death of the man Arroyo, who assaulted President Diaz at Mexico, reveal a wild and savage spectacle. A mob of between two and three hundred men forced the entrance to the ...Article : 207 words
The anniversary of Sir William Wallace's victory at Stirling Bridge in 1297 his inspired at least one patriotic Scot to denounce the Union of 1707, writes Andrew Lang, in the London ...Article : 1,400 words
The Board of Trade reports upon railway accidents during the year 1896 were issued on September 18. During the year 1008 persons were killed, and 5877 injured on railways in the United Kingdom, and of ...Article : 130 words
The Mayor (Alderman Coward) presided over the last meeting of the North Botany Council. There were present also Aldermen Thornton, Pallett, Lee, Reeve, and Geari[?] Alderman Lee drew attention to the dangerous state of ...Article : 210 words
The experiments in wireless telegraphy were continued at Dover on September 17, when several very successful and interesting results were obtained. In some experiments, in which the South Foreland ...Article : 159 words
This council met on Thursday evening, the 28th ultimo. The Mayor (Alderman Medecal[?]) occupied the chair. There were also present: Aldermen Poole, Howe, Gorton, Crowe, Clarke, Parkes, Berry, Davis, Wood, and Roche, A letter ...Article : 1,406 words
The executive of the Cyclists' Union held a meeting yesterday at the Sports Club rooms, Rowe-street Mr. Mark Long occupied the chair. E. Wickham and R. D. W. Phillips were elected ...Article : 128 words
The "Medical Press and Circular" is among the dismal prophets warning the British public of a possible recurrence of the influenza. It points out that when the epidemic wave first broke upon the ...Article : 166 words
At the last meeting of the council the racing board recommended that the Decomber race meeting of the league be abandoned, one of the originally proposed dates having been taken by the Melbourne ...Article : 155 words
The " Liverpool Mercury's " London correspondent has been conversing with a Jewish gentleman who is very much behind the scones in connection with all Jewish movements, in reference to the ...Article : 318 words
A representative of Reuter's agency in September had an interview with Captain Younghusband, the Indian political officer, who is about to resume his official duties in India. Captain Younghusband ...Article : 888 words
The half-yearly meeting of the Suburban Bicycle Club was held last Friday night, Mr. Holdsworth presiding. The reports of the hon. secretary and treasurer showed that there had been a substantial increase ...Article : 195 words
The Quarter Sessions were held yesterday and to-day before Judge Gibson. William Davis was found guilty of stealing 160 sheep, the property of Edward Holmes, Pump Station, and was sentenced ...Article : 173 words
Cordang, the Dutch long-distance champion, put up a marvellous performance on the 15th and 16th of last month on the Crystal Palace track, London, covering the marvellons distance of 616 miles 340 ...Article : 777 words
The "Tailor and Cutter," the Loudon organ of the trade, occasionally criticises the dress of distinguished persons. Thus, when the Duke of York was in Ireland, this journal was not at all concerned ...Article : 498 words
Sir,—Permit me to make some comments on Dr. Bevan's explanation. I regret his reference to old charges against the Church of Scotland that have been familiar to me since my boyhood. But in spite ...Article : 791 words
Sir,—I read with much pleasure your able and interesting article of the 26th instant re the street collections in aid of the city hospitals on Sunday last. The conclusion arrived at by you is undoubtedly the ...Article : 656 words
An interesting discussion has been taking place in the "St. James's Gazette" on " How to Train an Oarsman." An Australian writes apropos of diet:— "I was rowing in the Intercolonial University Race ...Article : 416 words
This council met on October 14, when the Mayor (Alderman John H. Clayton) occupied the chair, and there were also present—Alderman Taylor, Hegerty, Ro[?]try, T[?]varthen, and Godfrey. The Mayor referred to a promise ...Article : 256 words
Even as beet sugar has to a great extent replaced cane sugar, and turned the industry upside down in the process, so, it appears, may potato sugar eclipse beet sugar and again upset the trade. A Dutch ...Article : 250 words
Mr. Carter, a South Australian cyclist, has been successful in lowering the Australasian record for over 50 miles on the road, previously held by a New Zealander. The last 15 miles occupied but 40 ...Article : 131 words
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