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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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  3. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT.

    A girl named May Richards was Committed for rial at the Town Police Court on Tuesday, charged with stealing ½[?]b. of butter, of the value of 1/. The accused was ...

    Article : 166 words
  4. PREMIER PERMANENT BUILDING SOCIETY.

    A preliminary meeting of depositors in the Premier Permanent Building Society (in liquidation) was held at the Independent-hall, Russell-street, last night. Mr. H. ...

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  5. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Reports from Daysdale, Urana, Jerilderie, and Berrigan give very gloomy accounts of the prospects for the summer months. The crops are beginning to droop for want of ...

    Article : 281 words
  6. THE STRATHMERTON MURDER FURTHER STATEMENT BY ARCHER.

    Alfred Archer, the man charged with the murder of William Matthews at the Ulupna Creek, arrived here to-day with Detective Cook and Constables Moylan and ...

    Article : 333 words
  7. GAROTTING A SEAMAN.

    The life of a sailor in the mercantile marine is one of danger, hard work, and small pay at any time, and, in addition to other disadvantages, the men who go down ...

    Article : 395 words
  8. A GREATER MELBOURNE. REFERENCES AT ST. KILDA.

    A "smoke night" was tendered to exCouncillor Victor Lemme, of St. Kilda, at the local town-hall on Monday evening, at which there was a large attendance. Sir ...

    Article : 260 words
  9. THE GOVERNMENT ASTRONOMER'S FORECAST.

    Tuesday (6 p.m.).—Generally fine, with light south-easterly winds, veering to north later; smooth sea, Weather gradually becoming warmer. ...

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  10. CASTLEMAINE.

    A circular was received on Tuesday by the Mount Alexander Shire Council from the Narracan Shire Council in reference to the One Man One Vote and Woman's ...

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  11. SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER.

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  12. THE NORTON-MEAGHER INCIDENT.

    The charge laid against Mr. John Norton, editor of "Tuth," for shooting at Mr. Richard Denis Meagher, M.L.A., with intent, was agaom called on the Central ...

    Article : 72 words
  13. ESSENDON.

    At the Esendon Town Council meeting on Monday Councillor Leith gave notice to move at the next meeting— "That in the opinion of this council ...

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  14. THE FRENCH PEDESTRIAN.

    Dr. Emile Benier, the French traveller, who has just walked across the continent from Port Darwin, has added to his experoemces a rencontre with an Austra[?]an ...

    Article : 198 words
  15. ACCUSED AT THE SEYMOUR STATION.

    The prisoner Archer, who is accused of the murder of his mate at Strathmerton, on or about September 7, arrived here this morning by the 8.50 train. There were only a ...

    Article : 252 words
  16. THE NEW MARKETS SITE.

    At the meeting of the City Council to-day, on the motion of Alderman Norton, it was decided to take the advice of the city solicitor whether the site of the new Victoria ...

    Article : 153 words
  17. PORT MELBOURNE.

    At the fortnightly meeting of the Port Melbourne Council held last night, the mayor (Councillor G. W. Robbins) in the chair, a letter was received from the ...

    Article : 310 words
  18. COLLISION AT NEWCASTLE.

    A serious collision occurred to-day at Newcastle between the British-India Steam Navigation Company's steamer Virawa and the wooden schooner Bessie Maud, with the ...

    Article : 222 words
  19. A BOLTING OMNIBUS.

    The horses attached to one of the omnibuses of the Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Company running between Prahran and Malvern took fright yesterday ...

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  20. ASTRONOMICAL MEMORANDA FOR OCTOBER 5, 1898.

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  21. MR. WRAGGE'S FORECAST.

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  22. A DISPUTED ROAD.

    A road leading from Nirranda to Peterborough, which has been used by the public for many years, and on which the Warrnambool Shire Council has expended money, has ...

    Article : 245 words
  23. THE FROZEN MEAT INDUSTRY.

    Mr. Gilbert Anderson, the managing director of the Christchurch Freezing Works, New Zealand, is at present in Sydney. The object of his visit is to come to ...

    Article : 167 words
  24. THE COLLINGWOOD TRAGEDY.

    John Myers, who is charged with the wilful murder of Mrs. Marion Robertson on September 25, appeared, on remand, before Messrs. Hanslow, Eade, and Page, J.P.'s., ...

    Article : 116 words
  25. SHEEP-STEALING IN THE GRAMPIANS.

    The police court was occupied all day yesterday and the greater part of to-day hearing three different charges of stealing sheep preferred against a young man named ...

    Article : 330 words
  26. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT.

    In the House of Assembly to-day, Mr. Donnalley intimated that he would move that the question of employing barmaids in hotels be submitted to a ...

    Article : 251 words
  27. MUNICIPAL NTELLIGENCE. BRUNSWICK LIGHTING CONTRACT.

    At the meeting of the Brunswick Concil on Monday night, the wown clerk read a letter from the Bunswick Gas Company, in which it was in- timated that the company was prepared to give up tniialcd tint lim totnpui} nils preimrcd lo j-lic up ...

    Article : 189 words
  28. COLLISION IN SYDNEY HARBOUR.

    Just befor midnight to-night the Parramatta River Company's ferry steamer Eagle came into collision with the Adelaide Steamship Company's steamer Colac, at ...

    Article : 125 words
  29. SUDDEN DEATH.

    A shockingly sedden death took place this morning on Mr. G. Simmie's Cornelia Creek Station. Shearing had just commenced when a man named Michael Irwin, ...

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  30. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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  31. THE CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL. THE APPEAL FOR THE BUILDING FUND.

    In response to the urgent appeal on behalf of the Children's Hospital which has been made by the committee, and warmly seconded by Lady Madden, we have received ...

    Article : 235 words
  32. THE LIBRARY ASSOCIATION. I

    The series of meetings and conferences arranged to take place in Sydney by the Library Association of Australasia was inaugurated to-night at the University of ...

    Article : 89 words
  33. METROPOLITAN BOARD OF WORKS.

    At a meeting of the Essendon Town Council on Tuesday, the question of an inquiry into the Metropolitan Board of Works management was discussed. Councillor Mountain moved that the ...

    Article : 180 words
  34. QUEENSLAND.

    The Central Fire Brigade Board has accepted a scheme by which the Government purchases the brigade's premises for £6,000 and allows the board to remain as tenants ...

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  35. PRESTON FINANCES.

    The rate collector of Preston Shire (Mr. Hamilton) on Monday evening submitted a statement, showing the condition of the rate-book at 30th September of the last five years. In 1893 the arrears ...

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  36. THE RAINFALL.

    HAMILTON, Tuesday.—The rainfall in Hamilton during the month of September this year was 3.59in., as compared with 2.26in. during the corresponding month last year. The average rainfall ...

    Article : 149 words
  37. WEST AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENT.

    In the Legislature Assembly to-day, Mr. Vosper, member for North-East Coolgardie, asked the Premier whether his attention had beendrawn to the fact that ...

    Article : 153 words
  38. THE PRINCESS'S THEATRE MATINEE.

    The detailed and varied programme to be presented at the Princess's Theatre at the matinee in aid of the Children's Hospital, which is to take place on Thursday, the ...

    Article : 106 words
  39. MUNICIPAL LOANS EXTENSION BILL CRITICISED.

    At the Preston Shire Council, on Mondy evening, a letter was received from the secretary of the conference, whicnh had formulated the municipal loans extension scheme, intimating that the ...

    Article : 237 words
  40. THE BRISBANE WOOL SALES.

    The Wool Selling Brokers' Association has decided to reduce the broker's commission to 3 per cent., irrespective of the size of the clip There is every ptobability that ...

    Article : 60 words
  41. THE DEATH OF MRS. MORRIS.

    The melancholy death of Mrs. Catherine Morris, whose body was found under the most pathetic circumstances by her only son when he returned from Sydney, was ...

    Article : 143 words
  42. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    There was an unusual sight at Glenelg this afternoon, when a whale from 60ft.to 80ft. in length disported itself for some time a quarter of a mue[?]om the jetty. ...

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  43. ORGAN RECITAL AT ST. KILDA.

    An organ recital was given in the St. Kilda Town-hall last night by the city organist, Mr. H. J. Inge. Vocal selections were rendered by miss Fanny Lyadhurst and Mr. Dickson. The ...

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  44. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA.

    ECHUOA, Oct. 4.—Large quantities of wool continue to arrive at Echuca, both by river and teams, requiring a special train to run almost every day. To-day 62 bales came from Perricoota, 20 from ...

    Article : 216 words
  45. TASMANIA.

    Tenders for the Ulverstone-Burnie railway, connecting Ulverstone with the EmBay line, are likely to be soon invited. Mr. Back, the general manager, has ...

    Article : 63 words
  46. NORTHERN SUBURBS LINE.

    In view of the action of Parliament in referring the Collingwood line to the Railways Standing Committee for report, the Preston Shire Council, who favour the Fitzroy route, have called a ...

    Article : 72 words
  47. THE WHEAT EXPORT MOVEMENT.

    The secretary of the Tatura Agricultural Society yesterday received notification from Messrs. Goldsbrough, Mort, and Co. that the cargo of wheat shipped by the Bracadale ...

    Article : 187 words
  48. FATE OF A GORDON RESIDENT.

    Mr. John Sterritt, whose death, after a disturbance at Kalgoorlie on Sunday, was reported in "The Argus" of yesterday, was a resident of this place between 30 and 35 ...

    Article : 190 words
  49. LATE MINING NEWS.

    KALGOORLIE, Tuesday.—The Brookman's Boulder Company's crushing for the month of September was 362 tons for 325oz. of smelted gold, in addition to 10 tons of concentrates [?]ved by the ...

    Article : 659 words
  50. PRESBYTERY OF MELBOURNE NORTH.

    The Presbytery of Melbourne North met yesterday at the Assembly-hall, Collins-street, the Moderator, the Rev. W. D. Fairbairn, in the chair. A somewhat lengthy discussion took place on the ...

    Article : 337 words
  51. THE MINIMUM WAGE.

    When the recommendations of the Public Works committee were presented at the Port Melbourne Council meeting last night, Councillor Balu moved—"The clause 7, supply of horses, drays, ...

    Article : 416 words
  52. NEW ZEALAND.

    A heavy surf prevents any attempt to repair the holes in the steamer Mapourika, which went ashore off Greymouth on Saturday last. ...

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  53. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    BREWARRINA, Sept. 30.—Not the slightest sign of a break in the weather at present exists. The country everywhere is in a deplorable condition, and all the stock routos are now so bare of feed ...

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  54. ASSAULT ON CONSTABLES.

    During an encounter with a "push" of larrikins at South Melbourne on the night of the 17th September, Senior-constable Charles and Constable Thompson received ...

    Article : 156 words
  55. THE GIPPSLAND TIMBER TRADE

    Sir,—With reference to your Warragul correspondent's report of the meeting of sawmillers held at that place on Tuesday last, I will briefly explain the reason which ...

    Article : 183 words
  56. MEETING STEAMBOATS.

    Sir,—To avoid the hours upon hours of "fooling" about trying to ensure meeting steamboats arriving, the frequent visiting the Telegraph office, the conning of ...

    Article : 225 words
  57. NEWS IN BRIEF.

    At the St. Kilda Court yesterday, before Major Krone and Mr. O'Callaghan, J.P's, Michael M'Iner[?]y, city overseer, sued James Mangan for using obs[?]ene language on September 20. ...

    Article : 234 words
  58. INTERCOLONIAL EIGHT-OAR RACE.

    The following crew has been selected to represent Queensland in the intercolonial eight-oared race, which is to be rowed at Brisbane on November 10:—A. Young (bow), O. Agar (7), G. Darvall ...

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  59. AGRICULTURAL INTELLIGENCE.

    LILYDALE, Oct. 4.—The splendid recent rains have had a highly beneficial effect on vegetation in the district. A prosperous season is assured. During the past month 5.22in. were registered, as ...

    Article : 44 words
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