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  2. Peculiar Infatuation.

    On Tuesday evening, April [?] upon the arrival of the South Pacific Coast railway passang[?] from Santa Cous (says the [?] )young woman of prepossessing appear[?] ...

    Article : 1,174 words
  3. Our Queensland Letter.

    MR. Griffith addressed the electors of B[?] the other day in a speech which occupied two hours, and filled 10 columns in the "Telegraph" newspaper. He touched upon a great many ...

    Article : 1,233 words
  4. [?] in Real Life

    [?] of a leading lawyer in New York some [?] ago was [?] by the innocent face and [?] chamber[?] in his father's [?] and [?] that he preferred her to all the ...

    Article : 141 words
  5. Tram Accident.

    Between 9 and 10 o'clock on Monday morning some little excitement was occasioned at the junction of the Newtown-road and George-street, consequent upon a collision between the Marrickville tram and a ...

    Article : 137 words
  6. Stealing an Overcoat.

    A young lad named Patrick John Gunn Gunn, described as a d[?], was brought up before Mr. Dillon S. M., at the Central Police court, on Tuesday, and was charged with stealing a cloth overcoat, valued at £2, ...

    Article : 122 words
  7. Ball at Manly Beach.

    On Friday evening May 18. a hall was held in the Oddfellows Hall, Manly under the suspices of the Operative Stonemasons of Marily. The hall was gaily decorated with flags and evergrens, tastefully ...

    Article : 132 words
  8. Death of a Melbourne Pressman.

    Mr. Gurney Patmore, who died recently at Manchester (says "Society," a London weekly) was the son of Mr. P. G. Patmore, the friend of Hazlitt, Charles Lamb, Leigh Hunt, and numerous other ...

    Article : 121 words
  9. Survival of the Fittest.

    Among the difficulties of life formulated by the "British Medical Journal" are the following:—Half of all born die before 17. Only ono person in 10,000 lives to be 100 years old, and but one in 100 reaches ...

    Article : 203 words
  10. Ill-treating: Horses.

    A man named John O'Brien, alias Smith, was brought up before Mr. Dillon, S.M., at the Central police court on Tuesday morning, and was charged on the information of Inspector Webber with ...

    Article : 389 words
  11. Peculiar Divorce Case.

    A very curious, that of "Cleaver v. Cleaver," has lately been heard in the Divorce Court. The lady petitioned for a dissolution of her marriage on various grounds, one of them being her husband's ...

    Article : 231 words
  12. Why He Grieved.

    A friend, says "Egles," in the "Australasian,", tells me that an acquaintance just arrived from Glasgow related this as an experience of his own. Being at a funeral, he found himself in a mourning coach ...

    Article : 161 words
  13. Actresses for Australia.

    The antipodes are to be disappointed as regards Mrs. Langtry, if disappointment it can be called. That attractive lady proposes, it is said, to remain in America till the "fall." and then return to England ...

    Article : 223 words
  14. Reasons for Desertion.

    The London "Globe" gives a list of a few only of the curious reasons for desertion assigned by men admitted into the military prison, Dublin, who had been sentenced to be marked with the letter D as ...

    Article : 201 words
  15. Lecture.

    Mr. Alfred Rose's lecture at the Town Hall, Waterloo, on Monday night, was not to well attended, owing to the inclemency of the weather, as it otherwise would have been, ...

    Article : 229 words
  16. Talmage Adapts Himself.

    Rev. De Witt Talmage, of Brooklyn (says the Frisco "Call"), has the faculty of adapting—or attempting to adapt—himself in his sermons and lectures to surrounding circumstances. He was recently ...

    Article : 243 words
  17. Spoopendyke and the Fiddle.

    "Now, my dear," said Mr. Spoopendyke, when the supper dishes were clear away, "I have brought home a violin and should be pleased to have you play some [?] with me this evening." ...

    Article : 886 words
  18. John Bright on Australia.

    On March 22 Mr. Bright was installed as Lord Rector of Glasgow University. After honorary degrees had been conferred upon a number of gentlemen Mr. Bright, divesting himself of his cloak. ...

    Article : 584 words
  19. A Waverley Dairyman.

    The facts disclosed during the hearing of a case against a Waverley cow-keeper, at the Water police court, on Monday, show that it is high, time the inspectors and the powers that be should take speedy action ...

    Article : 417 words
  20. Chinese Debtors.

    The following extract from a Frisco journal will be read with interest by Sydney merchants:—In Foochow, China, a debtor who failed to come to time at the annual settlement, which, according to Chinese ...

    Article : 219 words
  21. Oddfellowship.

    A very pleasant social entertainment in connection with the Independent Order of Oddfellows was held in the Protestant Hall, Sydney, on Thursday evening the 17th instant. The programme contained 24 items, ...

    Article : 254 words
  22. A Chinese Insolvency.

    At the Insolvency court, on Tuesday, before the Chief Commissioner, the examination took place in the matter of Ack Chow. Mr. Nash was counsel for the official assignee. The interpreter at first was Mov ...

    Article : 361 words
  23. Miss Parnell on the Land League

    In declining to take charge of some funds " to be used entirely for those poor people who are suffering for lack of food," Miss Anna Parnell, writing from Dublin, has addressed a long review of the present ...

    Article : 446 words
  24. A Revolting Divorce Case.

    The Morier divorce case, tried lately at the civil sittings of the Supreme Court (says an Adelaide correspondent), was more disgusting than such cages usually are, but in other respects it can scarcely be ...

    Article : 233 words
  25. Parramatta.

    THE NEW THEATRS.—During the past week the town has been in a state of forment respecting the opening of the Victoria Theatre in connection with the Parramatta friendly societies. Long before the doors were opened on ...

    Article : 202 words



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