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  2. Mining News.

    Thus our Mudgee correspondent:—Mining matters are very dull. Much disappointment is felt here at the failure of the deputation to obtain a portion of the Government money which was voted for the ...

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 543 words
  4. Jerilderie Railway.

    The banquet on Wednesday, in spite of the absence of the Ministers, was a pleasant gathering of town and country residents. The goods shed was beautifully decorated with native pines and fronds of ferns ...

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    ROME, July 15.—Dr. Moran, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, has arrived here from Australia. ...

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  6. A Leap into the Harbor.

    A somewhat unusual scene was witnessed in the harbor on Wednesday afternoon. Two seamen belonging to the steamer Phoebe left the wharf in a boat for the purpose of boarding their vessel. ...

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    PARKES, Thursday.—Five tenders have teen accepted by the Government for prospecting the district around Parkes. Work will be begun at once. This is in connection with the Government grant of ...

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    Fire of the directors of the Bung Bong Quartz Co., Ayoca, accompanied by an experienced quartz miner, have made an underground inspection of the mine. They report that the reef is fully 3ft wide, and shows ...

    Article : 166 words
  9. Britain and Russia.

    LONDON, July 15.—In the House of Commons to-day, Lord Randolph Churchill, Secretary of State for India, announced that he had received a telegram from Colonel Ridgway, the British ...

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  10. Serious Blasting Accident.

    Two men named Jas. Frost and Wm. Proffitt were engaged drilling holes for blasting, and on the day previous to the accident had drilled two holes and loaded them. An explosion took place ...

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    The report of the Under-Secretary for Mines in Queensland upon the progress of the mining industry during 1881 is on the whole the most satisfactory one which we have seen, as it shows that during a period ...

    Article : 69 words
  12. Police Courts.

    Patrick Cummings and William Morris were fined £3 each (or 2 months), and John Nolan, 40s for fourteen days), for having exercised their inventive faculties in indecent language within the hearing of ...

    Article : 173 words
  13. A Colonial Warship.

    LONDON, July 15.—It is reported in official circles that H.M.S. Beacon has been presented by the British Government to one of the Australian colonies. ...

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    ADELONG, Thursday.—The usual monthly escort left on Wednesday morning with 506oz 12dwt 7gr of gold from the Commercial Bank, and 38oz 16dwt 3gr from the Bank of New South Wales; total, 545oz ...

    Article : 103 words
  15. Federal Council Bill.

    LONDON, July 15.—The consideration of the Federal Enabling Bill in committee has been postponed until Monday. The Government of New South Wales has submitted some ...

    Article : 35 words
  16. Newcastle Items.

    At a meeting of the Liedertafel last evening it was resolved to carry on the society, and officers for the ensuing year were elected. At the half-yearly meeting of the Lambton ...

    Article : 86 words
  17. Fall of Stocks.

    LONDON, July 15.—Consols and Russian stocks have fallen to-day on the stock exchange. ...

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    Thus the Tenterfield correspondent of the Brisbane COURIER:—Of course your readers are aware of the immense impetus which mining has received throughout this district. Almost every business man has got ...

    Article : 219 words

    Probate for £800 was granted in the will of Mr. Edward Anderson, Little Queeneberry-street. Carlton, who disappeared from the charge of Dr. Dick, at Mooroolbark, last December. It is ...

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    Henry Goodwin, charged with having been drunk in the Lane Cove-road, St. Leonards, was fined 5s, with the alternative of being imprisoned until the rising of the court. William Langley was fined 10s ...

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  21. A Faithless Wife.

    The Divorce Court on Wednesday proved a source of attraction to a number of clerics and others, when a petition by Mr. W. T. De R[?]ddy Carter, for the dissolution of his marriage with his wife, Jane ...

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    The warden in Milparinka reported on July 2, to the Department of Mines, that another party at Mount Brown had struck water at a depth of 210ft. Being unable to overcome it, and their means being ...

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    At a committee meeting of the Northern Jockey Club, held on Wednesday night, the chairman, Mr. H. J. Adams, explained that satisfactory progress was being made with the work on the new course at Rutherford. It was decided ...

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  24. Impeachment of a Magistrate.

    The board of inquiry into the Hon. R. Richardson's transactions about selections on Fish Creek began to-day. Mr. N. Wimble, Lands Department officer, said that he was a member of the Local ...

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  25. MEMS.

    Our Maitland correspondent telegraphed:—A 100yds flutter for £10 a side has been arranged between J. Walters and D. Cox, two Maitland ateletes, to come off on the Albion Ground, on the 25th instant. ...

    Article : 143 words
  26. Athletics.

    The most important event of the week in the athletic world has been the publication of the starts allotted in the Sir Joseph Banks Fourth Grand Handicap. The number of entries received for this important footrace event ...

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  27. Alleged Concealment of Birth.

    Mary Williams, about 30 years of age, a servant in the Esplanade Hotel, St. Kilda, has been charged with concealment of birth. She left her situation suddenly on Monday night. Two ...

    Article : 148 words
  28. Sydney Municipal Council.

    A special committee meeting of the Sydney Municipal Council was held on Thursday to inquire into the duties of the officers, superintendents, and men employed by the council. There ...

    Article : 460 words

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 78 words
  30. Presentation to Captain South.

    The residents of Rockhampton have decided to present Captain South with an address and a purse of sovereigns. Already 129 sovereign have been subscribed, and it is expected that the total ...

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  31. THE BALL.

    The Railway Demonstration Ball in the large goods shed at the Jerilderie railway station was the scene of a very pleasant gathering. The youth and beauty of the plains were there in large numbers. ...

    Article : 167 words

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 105 words
  33. A Terrible Death.

    On Wednesday a little girl named Annie Rommel, residing with her parents near East Swamp, about three miles from Toowoomba, met with a horrible death. She was trying to lift a billycan ...

    Article : 67 words

    INVERELL, Thursday.—A large party visited the Koh-i-noor Diamond Mine on Wednesday. They inspected the washing operations and the paddock from which the dirt was taken, which has indications ...

    Article : 163 words
  35. Pastoral News.

    NYNGAN, Thursday.—Stock passings: 279 fat cattle (Tyson's), consigned to Messrs. Sullivan and Son, passed here on Wednesday, to be trucked at Dubbo. ...

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  36. Sudden Death.

    The sudden death on Tuesday evening formed the subject of an inquiry before the District Coroner (Mr. L. A. Fosbery) in the Sportman's Arms, Kincaird-street, on Wednesday afternoon. ...

    Article : 105 words
  37. An Alleged Swindle.

    Mr. M'Laren has written a letter to the ADVERTISER in reply to certain remarks made by Mr. John Colton, ex-Premier, in the House in reference to the alleged railway rolling stock swindle, of complicity ...

    Article : 258 words
  38. The Weather.

    The Government Astronomer (Mr. H. C. Russell) reports that the weather has been showery in Sydney since Sunday last, and the rainfall up to Thursday afternoon was 2[?]68in. The rain had ...

    Article : 156 words
  39. Peculiar Divorce Case.

    An application was made to Mr. Justice Holroyd in Chambers, on Tuesday (said the Melbourne HERALD) upon behalf of the petitioner in the divorce suit of Brookman v. Brookman to withdraw the petition. ...

    Article : 334 words
  40. Mudgee Items.

    The District Court was opened on Wednesday. Judge Docker presided. Thirty acres of land near the Mudgee racecourse will be cleared and fenced for a new ...

    Article : 47 words
  41. Licensing Court.

    The quarterly sitting of the Licensing Bench was held on Thursday in the Water Police Court, before Messrs. Buchanan, Johnson, and Addison, S.Ms., L. Yates, D.S.M., and J. Macintosh, L.M. ...

    Article : 518 words
  42. Advertising

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    Advertising : 204 words
  43. Contagious Diseases Hospital.

    At a meeting of the Hospital committee, on Tuesday, a letter was read from Colonial Secretary's Department, asking that the sum of £3000 voted to the committee some time ago for a ...

    Article : 66 words
  44. The Wyndham Outrage.

    The seven men, who were sentenced to death at the last sittings of the Central Criminal Court, Darlinghurst, for a capital offence on an old woman, and whose sentences were commuted to various terms of ...

    Article : 131 words
  45. A Husband Deserting His Family.

    In the Water Police Court on Thursday, Mr. L. Yates ordered August Olston to pay 10s a week each toward the support of his four children—Minnie, Joseph Hannah, and Eve Olston, whom he had left ...

    Article : 49 words
  46. Nyngan Items.

    A meeting was held on Monday night to form a company to start a new paper. It proved a "frost." None of the leading men took part in it. ...

    Article : 110 words
  47. Cruelty to a Dog.

    Paul Paoletti was seen by a constable to throw a carving fork at a dog. The fork penetrated to a considerable distance in the back of the dog. The accused was charged in the Water Police Court on ...

    Article : 84 words



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