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  2. Important to Bookmakers.

    Upon an information laid under the Betting-houses Suppression Act, James D. Cox was fined £2 by Mr. W. Johnson, S.M., "for that on December 26, 1884. he did use a cartan place, to wit the St. Lager Stand ...

    Article : 423 words
  3. BREVITIES.

    Agreement with Russia arrived at. Good site for a skin market.—Hide park. The opera "Bobadil," in the Melbourne Operation house, is an immense success. ...

    Article : 1,635 words
  4. The Water Supply.

    The report of the engineer in charge of the Botany works, which was forwarded to the Mayor to-day, shows a marked decrease in the consumption of water in the city and suburbs during the past week. ...

    Article : 69 words
  5. SPORTING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 94 words
  6. Supreme Court.

    Mr.W.J. Foster moved to make absolute a rule for a writ of quo warranto obtained by S. W. Pye, calling upon James Grainger to show cause why he should not be ousted from his office of alderman for Forest ...

    Article : 921 words
  7. Mining News.

    The Silverton correspondent of the ARGUS wrote on May 4.—As previously intimated, one of the most valuable discoveries made during the last week is undoubtedly that of the extensive existence of ...

    Article : 608 words
  8. MEMS.

    In a fitty-miles bicycle race in Dunedin, F. A. Cutten rode the distance on a heavy track in 3h 18min. He was sot pushed at the finish, or his record would have been much better. ...

    Article : 443 words
  9. "TALL" SCORING.

    There was some "tall" soaring in a cricket played in Armidale On Saturday, between the Salisbury and Boorolong clubs. The former won the toss and went in, and were not disposes of until 490 appeared on the ...

    Article : 68 words
  10. DURBO GUN CLUB.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 190 words
  11. Royal Society.

    The members of the microscopic section of the Royal Society assembled in the society's rooms, Elizabeth-street, on Monday night, on which, occasion Me. Pedley occupied the chair. Dr. Morris read a ...

    Article : 901 words
  12. SUBURBAN BICYCLE CLUB.

    The complimentary dinner tendered to the Victorian cyclists on Monday night, in Gunsler'e Cafe, was a most enjoyable termination to the Suburban Bicycle Club's annual meeting. Mr. H. Evans, in proposing the ...

    Article : 198 words
  13. Serious Accident.

    A married woman, named Jane Gooden, was admitted into the Sydney Hospital on Monday evening, suffering from a compound dislocation of the right foot, which she received by having jumped on ...

    Article : 92 words
  14. Rainfall and Water Supply.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 259 words
  15. LIVERPOOL GRAND NATIONAL COURSE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 337 words
  16. GOLD ON THE ORD RIVER (W.A.)

    From King's Sound, Western Australia, western that forty inches of rain had fallen there between the 1st January and 11th April. Forty diggers had arrived with, the intention of prospecting for gold on ...

    Article : 59 words
  17. THE SILVERTON RAILWAY.

    ADELAIDE Tuesday. — Seven tenders have been opened for the Silverton railway, a miles, to be built on the 3ft 6in guage. The lowest tender was that of Messrs. J. M'Guire and Co., for ...

    Article : 36 words
  18. Mrs. Marcus Clarke's Benefit.

    The committed engaged in organising the benefit to Mrs. Marcos Clarke met on Monday in Aarons's Exchange Hotel. There was a good attendance. Mr. De Court, French Consul, was in the chair. Mr. D. ...

    Article : 269 words
  19. NYMAGEE COPPER.

    The manager of the Nymagee Copper mining Co., limited, reports the output for the week ended 9th. instant to be 35 tons refined copper from 282-tons of ore smelted. Copper dispatched, 44 tons. ...

    Article : 34 words
  20. MOUNT M'DONALD ESCORT.

    MOUNT M'DONALD, Tuesday.— The escorleft here yesterday with 234oz 18wt, made up of 175oz 16dwt from the Euroka Company, and 59oz 2dwt from Oliver's Freehold and Leasehold Company. ...

    Article : 28 words
  21. BICYCLE ROAD RACE.

    A road race of thirty miles for professional bicyclists took place on Wednesday in Sandhurst. The distance was from Inglewood to Sandhurst, via Bridgewater, Darby, Leichchardt, and Marong, and the race was confined to ...

    Article : 101 words
  22. Amusements.

    THEATRE ROYAL.—Midway between the old legitimate comedy and that variation of it made popular by the late Mr. Robertson, a place may be assigned to "The Parvenu," of Mr. G. W. Godfrey, which was ...

    Article : 587 words
  23. TWELVE MILES RUSH PARKES.

    PARKES, TUESDAY.—There is nothing new from the rush at the Twelve Miles. Seven holes are on gold, but it is doubtful as yet whether any are really payable. ...

    Article : 31 words
  24. PARKES GOLD ESCORT.

    Parkes, Tuesday.—The escont left parkes to-day with about 2790oz of gold, the greater part being from the Joint Stock Bank. ...

    Article : 24 words
  25. THE ENGLISH ELEVEN.

    LONDON TROU[?] remarks:—"So Shaw's Eleven has sustained a really decisive defect at last. Well, victorias in cricket cannot go on for ever, and the Englishmen now in Australia have done at Least as well as cricketers have ever ...

    Article : 100 words
  26. COALMINING EXTENSION.

    BRAIDWOOD, Tuesday. — The men employed in the Great Southern Shale Coalmming Co. are actively encaged in sinking a mine at a greater depth. The secretary is at present on a visit to Melbourne. ...

    Article : 58 words
  27. AN OLD SILVER LODE.

    BRAIDWOOD, Tuesday.—The Assert company has discovered a rich silver lode, adjacent to its mine, which gives a promise of being extremely rich. This lode is supposed to be the one which Vas dropped ...

    Article : 46 words
  28. New Railway Engines.

    Some time ago tenders were invited by the Minister of Works for the construction within the colony of twelve express passenger and six tank locomotive engines for the Government railways. The ...

    Article : 386 words
  29. JACKSON v. MILLER.

    Professor William Miller wrote under date May 12.—As I leave fear Melbourne to-day. I wish to say after all the newspaper talk which has taken piece to build Jackson up at my expense by his so-called backer, who is afraid to ...

    Article : 315 words
  30. N.Z. MINISTER OF MINES.

    Said a Dunedin N.Z. correspondent on. May 2: — The Minister of Mines, Mr. Larnach, has addressed his constituents, but he informed them that he spoke as their member, and gave his own views, as he had ...

    Article : 135 words
  31. SAFETY MINING APPLIANCES.

    By the direction of the Victorian Minister of Mines, the acting-secretary of his department has issued a circular to the Government inspectors on the various gold fields, instructing them to see that all the cages ...

    Article : 112 words
  32. Water Conservation.

    The members of the Royal Commission left Tamworth by train on Sunday morning and travelled to Gannedah, which was reached in the afternoon. The country all along showed the effects of the drought ...

    Article : 297 words
  33. HANLAN'S FAMOUS TRIAL.

    Thus a well known New York sporting writer on April 4: Still, now and again, a brilliant thing is accomplished in private, and just such a thing occurred when Hanlan rowed his memorable trial on Toronto Bay. These was no ...

    Article : 209 words
  34. STRIKE IN WESTPORT. N.Z.

    A New Zealand correspondent wrote on May 2. The strike at the Westport Coal Company's mine continues. The new hands who were put on have discontinued work. The miners are receiving ...

    Article : 56 words
  35. Advertising

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    Advertising : 107 words
  36. SAVED AT LAST!

    Gentlemen,—For many years I have suffered from acute Chronic Dyspepsia, and in order to rid mySelf of it have travelled all over the world, and been and been treated by the most eminent physicians in nearly ...

    Article : 124 words
  37. Advertising

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    Advertising : 65 words
  38. A REMARKABLE PERFORMANCE.

    On Saturday, March 21(said BELL'S LIVE), a pedestrian named M'Kenrie was credited with accomplishing the following feats at the Black Arms Inn, Seghill, within an hour, viz., walking 4 1/2 miles, picking up 20 stones a yard ...

    Article : 121 words
  39. MILLER TO SULLIVAN.

    Said the New York Clipper of April 4. Having fully recovered front his unfortunate accident, Professor Millor now re-opens negotiations for a match with John L. Sullivan, by forwarding as the subjoined letter:—"Melbourne ...

    Article : 235 words
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