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  2. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Late on Tuesday night it was reported to Constable Ward that Richard Mann had assaulted an old man named W. M. Batchelor at the residence of the latter, in ...

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  3. THE RAILWAYS.

    The following return shows the number of passengers booked for the Foundation Day excursions:—On Wedne[?]day, 4[?]0 from Albury and all station[?] the[?]ce to Benall[?], ...

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  4. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—To-morrow is 'Anniversary Day, but the public holiday will not be held till Monday next. The shipping of coal will be stopped at ...

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  5. A "REFORMED" RELIGION.

    Considerable excitement has been caused among the small community of Christian Israelites, owing to the presence in Melbourne of a visitor from Denver City[?] ...

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  6. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES.

    Yesterday morning a single woman named Mabel Eliza. Studley poisoned herself in a dramatic and star[?] fashion at her home in Burgundy-street, Heidelberg. ...

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  7. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 168 words
  8. CARELESS USE OF FIRE.

    KYNETON. Monday.—At the police court to-day. James O'Leary, aged 13 years. son of a Boggy Creek farmer, was charged vwith having on January 19 caused a fire ...

    Article : 338 words
  9. SIEGE OF PORT ARTHUR.

    The war correspondent of the London "Daily Chronicle" (Captain Scott-Harden) delivered his opening lecture on the Russo[?] Japanese war at the Athenæum last ...

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  10. OBSERVATORY WEATHER REPORT.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 566 words
  11. DEATH UNDER AN OPERATION.

    Yesterday morning, at the Morgue, the city coroner (Mr. Candler) held in inquest concerning the death of William Tickner, of Haines-street, North Melbourne. who ...

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  12. THE PREMIERS' CONFERENCE.

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—A deputation from the Chamber of Commerce waited upon the Premier this afternoon, asking him to remain firm at the Premiers' Conference ...

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  13. PROPOSED WATER SUPPLY FOR SUNBURY.

    RIDDELL, Tuesday.—Surprise and indignation is expressed here that the proposed scheme of water supply for Sunbury is almost identical with the scheme ...

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  14. SUICIDE OF A BANK CLERK.

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—The body of E. C. Jesse, a clerk in the Commercial Bank, Adelaide, and formerly a resident of Victoria, was found at the rear of the new ...

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  15. MITCHAM QUARRY ACCIDENT.

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday. — Albert Hampton, aged 44 years, one of the victims of the Mitcham quarry accident on Monday, died late on Tuesday night. Hampton ...

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  16. SEWERAGE RATES.

    Councillor Sloss, one of the council's representatives on the Metropolitan Board of Works, said, at last night's meeting of the South Melbourne Council, that an idea ...

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  17. SUCCESSFUL FARMING.

    KILMORE, Tuesday.—As an instance where agricultural land can be worked to advantage may be mentioned the farm of Mr. J. T. Smith, of Bessbore, Springfield, ...

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  18. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—Several labour members interviewed the Minister of Railways to-day on the question of the wages to be paid on the railway to be ...

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  19. DOCTOR INJURED.

    YARRAM, Tuesday.—On Sunday Dr. Pern was riding on a round of professional visits when his horse threw him and then fell on him. He was dazed by the fall, and ...

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  20. MISCHIEVOUS BOYS.

    COLAC, Tuesday.—Mr. A. Russell. manager of a boot establishment in Murraystreet, reported to the police that his shop had been broken into the previous night, ...

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  21. THE STARLING.

    LARA.—The Cor[?] Shire Council on Wednesday decided not to take any action in regard to the destruction of starlings. Opinion as to the birds being a pest was divided, and it was eventually ...

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  22. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—It was originally intended that the gunboat Protector should leave Port Adelaidde in February, but the illness of Captain Clare has ...

    Article : 68 words
  23. MAN'S ARM CRUSHED.

    SWAN HILL Tuesday.—On Saturday a young man named George Ballenger, while assisting, at the unloading of the steamer Clyde, at the wharf caught his right arm ...

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  24. NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON, Wednesday.—The Wellington Gas Company had declared a dividend of 10/ a share for the half-year. ...

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  25. QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT[?]

    BRISBANE, Tueaday.—The session of Parliament practically closed to-night. The Legislative Council decided to insist on their amendments to the Elections Acts ...

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  26. THE RAINFALL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 72 words
  27. THREE RIBS BROKEN.

    RUTHERGLEN, Tuesday. — Last week, while Mr. H. M'Kenzie, of Olive Hills, was driving round his estate, the wheel of his buggy got into a gutter, with the result that ...

    Article : 84 words
  28. IS THE BLACKBIRD A PEST?

    ST. ARNAUD, Wednesday.—Locally there his been a movement on foot to introduce the blackbird to St. Arnaud, an the local agricultural society has been ...

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  29. AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE.

    'A meeting was held in the Mechanics' Institute, Ellerslic, the s[?]re president, Mr. Ormsby, in the chair. After an address had been delivered by the league's lecturer, ...

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  30. AGRICULTURAL INTELLIGENCE

    KILMORE, Jan. 2[?].—Thrashing operations are in full swing throughout the district, and a large number of machines ar[?] engaged. The yields this season are somewhat light, owing to the ...

    Article : 285 words
  31. A TWISTED KNEE.

    ARARAT, Wednesday. — A singular accident befell a young man named De Clercq on Tuesday. In getting off his horse he twisted his knee, and at first thought little ...

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  32. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    St. Andrew's scored 185 runs for the loss of eight wickets against the Northern B.U.C.C on Wednesday. The principal scores were J. stephens 53, Lienhop 28, and ...

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  33. BURNED TO DEATH.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday. — The Sportsman's Arms Hotel, at Corryong, in the Tumberumba district, was destroyed by fire last night. Mrs. Nicholls, the wife ...

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  34. S.S. DESPATCH DAMAGED.

    BAIRNSDALE, Wednesday.—The steamer Despatch (Huddart, Parker, and Co.), trading between Bairnsdale and Melbourne, met with an accident when coming ...

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  35. MINES D[?]VELOPMENT GRANT.

    Sir,—A few months back the Premier, accompanied by Messrs. Langdon. Swinburne, and James Rees, made a tour of Wedderburn district. Mr. Bent, speaking ...

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  36. DROWNED IN A BATH.

    BRISBANE Wednesday.—Carl L. Markwell aged 21, was drowned in a a bath at his home in Wooloowin a suburb of Brisbane, last night. Markwell went to his ...

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  37. THROWN FROM A CART.

    OUTTRIM.—Mr. and Mrs. Duncan M'Nair, Inverloch, on Anderson's Inlet, were driving into Outtrim on Saturday, when, in descending Station-street portion ...

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  38. THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY.

    COWWARR, Jan. 2[?].—The directors of the Co[?] warr Butter Factory Company have appointed Messrs. Wood, Dunn, and Co. their agents for the ensuing year, in place of Dalgety and Co. Ltd. ...

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  39. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    The annual meeting of the North Melbourne Council was held on Tuesday evening, when the annual balance-sheet was allowed and certified as correct. It showed that the proportion of the ...

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  40. AN APPEAL.

    Sir,—I venture, through "The Argus," to make an appeal on behalf of a very deserving case. Mr. Hans Stubbs 12 months ago lost both his legs through being run over ...

    Article : 261 words
  41. CHILD BURNED.

    WINCHELSEA, Wednesday.—A little girl about 10 years of age, daughter of Mr. Luke Strickland, Wensleydale, was severly burnt about the body and arms on Tuesday. ...

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  42. ST. KILDA YACHT SITE.

    Sir,—The small portion of land leased by the council to the Royal Yacht Club never is and never would be used by picnickers, as it is reclaimed land built up behind a ...

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  43. GEELONG.

    The annual staement of the borough of Geelong West for the year ending September 30, 1904, shows the receipts (including a credit balance brought forward of £213 ...

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  44. SHAKESPEARE MEMORIAL.

    Sir,—As a subscriber to the above project, may I ask, through the medium of your columns, what progress is being made, if any? The way the proposal is ...

    Article : 85 words
  45. FALL FROM A WHEAT STACK.

    ROCHESTER. Wednesday. — A young man, named Walter Lynch, was engaged on a wheat stack in the local station-yards yesterday, and on leaving for dinner proceeded ...

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  46. INTERSTATE EXCHANGES.

    CHARTERS TOWERS, Wednesday.—To-day's sales were:—Golden Alexandra, 4[?]9, 4/7; Grand Junction, 1/9, 1/10; Kelly's Queen Black, 2/2, 2[?]; do. (paid)[?] 3/[?] 2/10; London, 3/6; Marshall's ...

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  47. SWIMMING.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—B, Keran, of the Sobraon Swimming Club, competed at the Coogee Baths to-night, and reduced the world's record for 200 yards from 2.20 to 2.1[?]. ...

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  48. A FATAL FALL.

    KYNETON,Wednesday.—On Wednesday afternoon Mr. M. K. Armstrong, J.P., held an inquiry into the cause of the death of Daniel Russell, labourer, who died in ...

    Article : 147 words
  49. PLEBISCITE OF PLAYS.

    Sir,—You will certainly have the thanks of all playgoers for establishing this plebiscite, and the final result will be watched for with very great interest. The following ...

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  50. ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY

    The January meeting of the Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria was held on 19th inst., Mr. G. Graham, M.L.A., in the chair. The competitions for the gold medals for ...

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  51. AFTER 21 YEARS.

    A man about 50 years of age, named R. Campbell, was charged at the South Melbourne Court yesterday with using insulting language to a railway porter on December 2. Campbell denied the ...

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  52. TELEPHONE ARRANGEMENTS.

    Sir,—The exigencies of our business demand a private line between Warrnambool and Koroit, with a connection at [?]owa. One has been in use for three years, ...

    Article : 159 words
  53. WARRNAMBOOL.

    A sale of Crown lands was held on Tuesday, and several properties disposed of. Two lots, of one acre each situated at Aitken'sroad, realished £40 and £30 respectively, the ...

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  54. PLAYERS IN COURT.

    At the District Court yesterday, before Mr. Dwyer, P.M., Kate Le[?]ton charged her husband, Frank Lenton, with having left her without sufficient means of support. Mr. Field Barrett ...

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  55. A BUTCHER INJURED.

    ST. ARNAUD, Wednesday.—Mr. James Derry, butcher, whilst engaged in spearing a bullock, was pulled off the scaffold on to a brick floor, 12ft. below, and broke a small ...

    Article : 37 words
  56. STREET OFFENDERS.

    At the North Melbourne Court yesterday, before Mr. C. E. [?]irst, J.P., George A[?]ro[?] George Twom[?]y, May Arm As[?]t, and Edmond Jones were charged with having behaved in a n insulting ...

    Article : 111 words
  57. Advertising

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  58. CHURCH BREAKING CHARGE.

    George Cox[?] who is at pre[?]t undergoing a sentence at P[?]ntridge, pleaded guilty at th[?] City Court yesterday to a charge of having broken into the Cairn[?] Memorial Church on the 14th inst. ...

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  59. OVERLOADING VEHICLES.

    At the [?]ichmond Court yesterday the Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Company, for having a[?] lowed one of their 'bases, running between South Yarra and Richmond, to be overloade[?] were fined ...

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  60. CASTLEMAINE.

    Mr. John Speirs has written to say that he is not the John Spiers who was mentioned on Monday as having been arrested on a charge of false pretences. ...

    Article : 96 words
  61. Advertising

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  62. Advertising

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