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  2. THE PRINCE OF WALES AT BLENHEIM.

    The special correspondent of the London Daily Telegraph, writing from Woodstock on 23rd November, says:—Fate willed it that the day which witnessed the long expected coming to ...

    Article : 1,693 words
  3. OFFICERS AND CIVILIANS IN GERMANY.

    Herr Munckel, the Radical member of the German Reichstag who brought forward the interpollation on duelling, made one very neat point. Military honour, he said in effect, divides the ...

    Article : 1,857 words
  4. PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY.

    The annual meeting of the Sydney Philharmonic Society was held at the High School, Castlereagh-street, last evening. There was a very good attendance. The president of the society, Sir William ...

    Article : 707 words
  5. COUNTRY NEWS. THE STOCTON DISASTER.

    At 11.40 p.m. the jury had not agreed on a verdict. There is much excitement in the neighbourhood as to the result. The coroner will see the jury early in the morning. ...

    Article : 44 words
  6. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURF.

    A programme of pony and galloway races will be run through to-day at Moorefield, the first event starting at 2.10. In addition to the ordinary railway service to Kogarah, special trains will leave ...

    Article : 633 words
  7. MUNICIPAL MEMORANDA FOR 1897.

    For the guidance of all municipal councils and their officers in the colony the Municipal Association of New South Wales have issued a memoranda, which will be found useful in the working of ...

    Article : 588 words
  8. CYCLING.

    The following shows the list of prizes iron by the different clubs during the four days' racing held in December and 1st January. In all 49 prizes were given, and were distributed as follows:—Redfern ...

    Article : 231 words
  9. THE TRADE OF WENTWORTH.

    The Customs statistics for this port for the year 1896 show the total value of imports to have been £73,501, of which £64,552 represented goods from South Australia and £8919 from Victoria, being ...

    Article : 218 words
  10. THE CROPS IN THE MACLEAN DISTRICT.

    This year's grape crop exceeds all others for quantity and quality. Looking at the farms one is struck with the vastly contrasting appearance of the maize fields. Early planting was carried out extensively ...

    Article : 337 words
  11. CRICKET.

    The South Australian team will return to Adelaide by this afternoon's express. The Paddington Electorate Club is making great improvements at the Paddington Oval which will be ...

    Article : 188 words
  12. SWIMMING.

    The Randwick and Coogee Swimming Club held a smoke concert at the Coogee Aquarium on Monday night, when the prizes numbering over 20, won at the late Carnival and the members' ...

    Article : 522 words
  13. FRENCHWOMEN AND THEIR RIGHTS.

    The French Revolution undertook to do a great deal for the rights of man, but the cheerful reformers of that time evidently did not suppose that woman had any separate rights worth thinking about. This ...

    Article : 965 words
  14. YASS QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The Yass Quartet Sessions were opened to-day before Judge Fitzhardinge. Henry Braun, who was shot by the police while robbing Mr. Iceton's office, pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to four months' in ...

    Article : 182 words
  15. THE MORNING GALLOPS.

    The course proper at Randwick was open yesterday morning, and the weather was bright and cool. Proceedings commenced with The Tola, who ran over half a mile on the course proper in 52 seconds, ...

    Article : 572 words
  16. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS. LEICHHARDT.

    This council met on 11th January. The Mayor (Alderman Cropley) occupied the chair, and there were also present Alderman Hearne, O'Toole, Lonsdale, Colebrook, Moore, Cunningbame, Mound, Treadgold, and Neale. A ...

    Article : 620 words
  17. THE CIVIL SERVICE BOARD ANND INSPECTORS OF STOCK.

    The chairman of the Cannonbar Stock Board in sending a circular letter to the whole of the stock boards in the colony, pointing out that the Civil Service Board in controlling the stock branch and ...

    Article : 272 words
  18. BILLIARDS.

    The match between Messrs. Memmott and Weiss for the spot-barred championship of Australasia and a trophy valued at £50 presented by Messrs. Alcock and Co., was continued yesterday afternoon and ...

    Article : 263 words
  19. KIAMA AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION.

    The Kioma Agricultural Association is in receipt of a communication from the Principal Under-secretary stating that Wednesday, the 27th instant, has been proclaimed a public holiday in the police ...

    Article : 209 words
  20. MELBOURNE SPORTING.

    At the Ascot Racing Club Meeting to-day the stewards disqualified Little Annie in the Ascot Handicap for six months, together with the owner and rider (S. Bruce) for suspicious practices. ...

    Article : 40 words
  21. LANE COVE.

    A meeting of the Lane Cove Council was held in the council-chambers, Longueville, on the 11th instant. The Mayor (Alderman J. Roberts) presided. There were also present—Aldermen Baum, Cutt, Harrison, Luder, Levick. ...

    Article : 607 words
  22. MOREE RACES.

    Nominations for the January Annivedity Handicaps at the forthcoming Anniversary races, to be run on the 26th and 27th instant closed last night, and were highly satisfactory. The entry was beyond all ...

    Article : 43 words
  23. CITY TATTERSALL'S TOURNAMENT.

    The last game in the qualifying round for the semi-final in the above tournament was played last night with the result that D. Meiville (receives 25) beat E. J. Norris (receives 100) by 41. The ...

    Article : 84 words
  24. NORTHERN JOCKEY CLUB.

    The Northern Jockey Club has decided to hold a race meeting at Rutherford on the 26th and 27th February. The big event on the first day will be the Cup, towards which some handsome ...

    Article : 139 words
  25. THE LABOUR BUREAU.

    Much dissatisfaction is expressed at Mount Victoria at the introduction from Sydney of a large number of men sent at Government expense by the Labour Bureau for the deviation works to displace ...

    Article : 56 words
  26. AQUATICS.

    Mr. A. Kinniumont (vice-commodore) president Monday evening's meeting of this club. There boats were added to the club register, viz., the new 22-footers Effie and Figtree and also the Lilian. ...

    Article : 94 words
  27. ROSEBERY PARK PONY AND GALLOWAY RACES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 438 words
  28. AN OVERCROWDED GAOL.

    The Broken Hill Gaol is overcrowded. The authorities have decided to send several long term prisoners to Wilcannia Gaol, where there are numerous vacant cells. A batch of prisoners left by ...

    Article : 2,376 words
  29. JOHNSTONE'S BAY SAILING CLUB.

    A meeting of this club waa held at the clubrooms, Pacific Hotel, Balmain, last night, Vice-commodore Fitzsimons presiding Prizes of £5 each won in last Saturday's races were presented to Mr. Hansen, ...

    Article : 172 words
  30. BRITISH SHIPPING.

    Arrivals.—Hanseat, hence 27th October for Dunkirk, via Melbourne and Adelaide 16th November: Warrigal (s.), from Sydney 14th November, via South Australian ports 30th November; Mamari (s.), from Wellington 10th ...

    Article : 229 words
  31. ROWING ASSOCIATION.

    The monthly meeting of the committee of the Rowing Association of New South Wales was held in the Oxford Hotel last night. Mr. W. H. Palmer occupied the chair, and there was a large attendance ...

    Article : 197 words
  32. BALMAIN.

    Last night at the Balmain Council meeting a question that has engaged the attention of the ratepayers for some time was the subject of a lengthy discussion—that of the annual Mayoral allowance. About a year ago a [?] ...

    Article : 471 words
  33. THE MAIL STEAMERS.

    The R.M.S. Australia arrived at Suez on Monday, the 11th January. The R.M.S. China left Columbo on Sunday, the 10th instant, for Albany. ...

    Article : 40 words
  34. THE LUFRA.

    The barque Lufra, from Hobart, yesterday arrived in ballast to load from the islands. She left Hobart on Sunday, 3rd January, and had head winds and calms for the first two days. Passed Cape Pillar on the 5th January, ...

    Article : 135 words
  35. LILLIE BRIDGE RACES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 214 words
  36. THE EDINBURCH.

    The Edinburgh, one of Measrs. Council and Co.'s Clydebuilt barques, and owned by Messrs. Bramwell and Gardner, of Glasgow, yesterday arrived, from New York with a general cargo. She comes to Messrs. R. W. Cameron and ...

    Article : 48 words
  37. AUSTRALIAN FAIR SPORTS.

    An executive meeting in connection with the above was held on Thursday evening, when the programme was finally adopted. It provides two events for the League of Wheelmen, three for the A. Cyclists' ...

    Article : 127 words
  38. THE FANNIE KERR.

    The four-masted barque Funnie Kerr, bound from Liverpool to Sydney with general cargo to Messrs. Gibbs, right, and Co., was spoken by the R.M.S. Ionic 54 days out. ...

    Article : 36 words
  39. LISMORE TATTERSALLS CLUB.

    The following nominations have been received for the principal handicaps in connection with the Lismore Tattersall's Club races to be run on the Coraki course on Anniversary Day:— ...

    Article : 80 words
  40. PASSAGES ENGAGED BY THE WARRIMOO.

    The following passages have been engaged by the R.M.S. Warrimoo, sailing to-day in command of Captain W. E. White, R.N.R., for Vancuver, via Suva, Honolulu, and Vicotira, B.C.:—Mr. and Mrs. Leith, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. ...

    Article : 119 words
  41. Advertising

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    Advertising : 26 words
  42. TEMORA JOCKEY CLUB.

    The following are the nominations received for the principal races in connection with the annual meeting of the Temora Jockey Club to take place on the 28th and 29th instant:— ...

    Article : 89 words
  43. Advertising

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    Advertising : 30 words
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    Advertising : 14 words
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