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  2. "HARLEQUIN LOST AND FOUND."

    In recounting the curious vicissitudes of a "sketch," penned by Goldoni, the Italian dramatist, under this title, the author had only occasion to refer to those encountered by his piece ...

    Article : 1,451 words
  3. PRISON ESCAPES.

    There is no department of literature more fascinating than that which treats of prisons and prison escapes, (says a writer in the London Daily Telegraph). Like Goodwin's, the other day, most of ...

    Article : 2,409 words
  4. LAW REPORT.

    Mr. Leverri[?]r, inatructed by Messrs. Johnson, Minter, Simpson, and Co., appeared for defendant (appellant); and Mr. Gordon, instructed by Messrs. Stephen, Jaques, and Stephen, for respondent ...

    Article : 3,764 words
  5. NEWS BY THE CANADIAN MAIL.

    From Canadian papers to hand we take the following items of news:— LORD ABERDEEN'S VISIT TO ENGLAND. From Ottawa it is reported that this may be Lord ...

    Article : 53 words
  6. COLONIAL PREMIERS IN ROYAL CARRIAGES.

    In consideration of the unexpected number of colonial troops coming to take part in the celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee (telegraphs a London correspondent), it has been decided that the colonial ...

    Article : 129 words
  7. BOWLS.

    Some very interesting matches were played on Saturday afternoon. The most notable events of the day were the matches at the Waverley and Ashfield greens. At Waverley the annual fete in aid of ...

    Article : 785 words
  8. THE JUBILEE CONTINGENT.

    In both military and civil circles in Montreal the talk is all about the proposed Queen's Jubilee contingent, Captain Macdougall, acting-adjutant, has been busy answering letters and telegrams. A ...

    Article : 101 words
  9. LAW NOTICES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 408 words
  10. BICYCLES AND RAILWAY COMPANIES.

    On 5th April, at Ottawa, Mr. Casoy was to introduce a bill to compel railway companies to carry bicycles free as personal baggage. ...

    Article : 30 words
  11. CANADIAN RAILWAYS.

    The annual meeting of the shareholders of the Grand Trunk Railway in Canada took place on 6th April. Sir Rivers Wilson, chairman, presided. He referred to the disastrous effect of bicycles, of which ...

    Article : 194 words
  12. SOUTH SEA ISLAND SCHEME.

    Another South Sea Island scheme is under consideration in San Francisco, The South Sea Island Trading Company is being organised to make a venture for wealth and happiness. St. John's Island, ...

    Article : 221 words
  13. DISTRICT COURT.—WEDNESDAY, MAY 5.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 99 words
  14. TRANSVAAL CONVENTION OF 1884.

    Sir,—Considerable interest is felt generally by the public at the present time aneut the Convention entered into by H.M. Queen Victoria and the representatives of the South african Republic in 1884. ...

    Article : 969 words
  15. POLICE COURTS.

    At the Water Police Court yesterday, before Mr. G. W. F. Addison, S.M., Henry Maizey, 26, was charged with embezzling on 1st April 10s, on 13th April 5s 3d, and on 18th April 13s 1d, the property ...

    Article : 1,225 words
  16. HORSES FOR JAPAN.

    A telegram from San Francisco, dated 6th April, says:—It is more than probable that a new market is about to open for the great herds of range horses of the Pacific coast. Since the close of the ...

    Article : 329 words
  17. ASHFIELD CLUB RINK MATCHES.

    Saturday was a very important day on the Ashfield Green, as the first round of matches for the trophies presented by the vice-presidents—Messrs. W. Fehon, C. Brandis, T. T, Jones, J. W. Mortley, J. F. ...

    Article : 440 words
  18. BRITAIN'S FOOD SUPPLY IN TIME OF WAR.

    Attention was called in the English House of Commons on 6th April by Mr. Henry S[?]ton-Karr, Conservative member for St. Helena, to the totally inadequate production of food supplies in the United ...

    Article : 592 words
  19. WAVERLEY CLUB CHAMPION RINK TOURNAMENT.

    On Saturday the final match in connection with the Waverley Club Champion Rink was played. The game proved most interesting, and resulted in a win for Mr. Wah[?]berg's rink by 13 points, who thus ...

    Article : 75 words
  20. THE LAND TAX.

    Sir,—I have before me a formidable document, calling upon me to pay the sum of one shilling and to[?]pence, or in default to suffer the penalties of law. The history of that sum is this: I have a small ...

    Article : 533 words
  21. VICE-ADMIRALTY COURT.

    Mr. Macansh (of Messrs. Fisher and Macansh) appeared on behalf of the Joint Stock Bank, and moved for an order joining the bank as defendant to enable it to appear upon the reference to the ...

    Article : 91 words
  22. THE INCOME TAX.

    Sir,—Would you grant me space in your columns to protest against the manner the income tax assessments are made by the commissioners. The following examples, which have come under my notice, ...

    Article : 431 words
  23. WOOD-BLOCKING.

    Sir,—A number of complaints have appeared in your paper relative to the danger to horses and drivers on wet wood-blocked streets. As in all other respects this system of road-making seems the most ...

    Article : 325 words
  24. METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COURT.

    The Caledonian Coal Company sued Edward J. P. Kelly for the sum of £25 4[?] 7d, amount due on a promissory note alleged to have been given to plain-tiffs by defendant and subsequently dishonoured. ...

    Article : 243 words
  25. MINING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.

    A correspondent writing from Victoria (B.C.) on 2nd April says:—"The Legislature has now been in session nearly eight weeks, and the major portion of that time has been devoted to legislation arising from ...

    Article : 361 words
  26. PARRAMATTA QUARTER SESSIONS.

    Edward Power, alias Ravenshoe, convicted on a charge of obtaining money under false pretences, was sentenced to 18 months' imprisonment, with hard labour. Accused asked for leave to p[?]titiou ...

    Article : 306 words
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