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  2. Sporting.

    Owing to the fact that the racing season of 1683—4 opens to-day at Randwick, galloping was commenced at a very early hour this morning. From 6 to 8 a.m. there was a great amount of work performed, all the ...

    Article : 116 words
  3. Notes on Current Events.

    The board of the Sydney Infirmary has scored a victory at last. It may not at first light appear to be a great one but it is a victory, which is something for such a maligned and persecuted ...

    Article : 702 words

    LONDON, August 10.—Professor W. S. Aldis, M.A., Principal of the College of Physical Science, at Newcastle, in connection with the University of Durham, has been appointed Professor of ...

    Article : 59 words
  5. Tattersali's Club Races.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 137 words

    Since Friday morning the walkers at the Exhibition Building, Prince Alfred Park, have been doing very well. At 12 o'clock, 108 hours from the start, the scores were— Williams, 326 miles 2 laps; Campbell, 316 miles 10 ...

    Article : 311 words
  7. Tram Pleasantries.

    The legalised tram motors are now having a high old time of it. On Thursday one of these ingenious pieces of mechanism proceeding to Newtown ran into a 'bus driven by one George M'Hugh. Little or no damage ...

    Article : 50 words
  8. Death of Dr. Moffat.

    LONDON, August 10.—The death is announced of the Rev. Dr. Robert Moffat, the South African Missionary, and father-in-law of the late Dr-Livingstone, the explorer. ...

    Article : 35 words
  9. Accident at Miltagong.

    A young man named Frank Perkins fell off a truck at Mittagong on Thursday and injured his back very severely. He was brought to the Sydney Hospital and admitted for treatment. Spinal mischief is ...

    Article : 46 words
  10. A Vasty Fall.

    A carpenter named Alfred Bead, while working at the ceiling of a building in Castlereagh-street, fell la distance of 40ft. by reason of the scaffolding upon which he had been standing giving way. He was ...

    Article : 59 words
  11. Republicanism in Spain.

    MADRID, August 10.—The latest accounts from Barcelona state that, notwithstanding the presence of the troops, considerable agitation 1 prevails among the populace. Fears of a rising ...

    Article : 63 words
  12. A Wife Beater.

    A man named John Curry was brought np at the Central police court this morning, charged with assaulting hie wife. Her evidence was to the effect that he came home drunk and struck her a violent ...

    Article : 425 words
  13. Another Tram Smash.

    William Lavers, the driver of a horse and dray, the latter laden with billet-wood, had a narrow escape of being killed on Thursday afternoon near Belmore Park. The horse and vehicle were crossing the line ...

    Article : 94 words
  14. City Council.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 553 words
  15. Curious Case of Bigamy.

    Yesterday, at the Quarter Sessions, a case of bigamy in which the circumstances were of a most peculiar character, was heard before Mr. District Court Jadge Wilkinson. Mr. Clarke Irving acted as ...

    Article : 1,274 words

    The Premier has forwarded through the Governor, a dispatch to Lord Derby, narrating the details of the arrival of the Pathan, and expressing the objections which Victoria has to receive ...

    Article : 248 words
  17. A Mean Fellow.

    A correspondent, under Wednesday's date, writes as follows:—As I was passing by the Metropolitan Hotel about 8 o'clock, a, gentleman (no doubt he considered himself as such) by appearance was coming ...

    Article : 170 words
  18. The Government Printing Office.

    In reference to the deputation which waited upon the Colonial Treasurer a few days ago in reference to the Government Printing Office, we understand that a deputation of the piece hands employed in the office ...

    Article : 160 words
  19. South Australian News.

    The barque Oriana, which reached the Semaphore yesterday, brought 408 passengers, mostly Cornishman, who have been imported by private enterprise, to augment the labour supply at the ...

    Article : 110 words
  20. Serious Accident.

    Wednesday afternoon a man named Matthew Maher' 50 years of age, living in Marshall-street, Surry Hills, met with a serious accident. He was working in Surry-street, putting up some bluestone steps for the ...

    Article : 79 words
  21. A Religious Monomaniac.

    At the Quarter Sessions on Thursday afternoon Wm. Hunter, who had been committed for shooting the sentry on duty at the Paddington Barracks a short time ago, was brought up for trial. His Honor ...

    Article : 910 words
  22. Ministers in the North.

    The ministerial party arrived at Grunnedah shortly after noon to-day, and were met at the station by a number of the leading residents. Mr. Corbett Lawson, police magistrate, on behalf of the residents. ...

    Article : 1,374 words
  23. Serious Accident.

    A very serious accident happened to a man named Thomas Gracie on Friday. He is a general foreman at the new warehouse in course of erection for Messrs. Trebeck and Sons in Bridge-street. He fell ...

    Article : 172 words
  24. Goulburn Items.

    The Laggan fLour mill was burnt to the ground Last night. The city is inundated with Thespians. A dramatic company is about to open in the new ...

    Article : 79 words
  25. Supposed Loss of a Schooner with all Hands.

    By advices received from Cooktown, it is feared that the Kate Kearney, brigantine, the property of Captain T. A. Like, has been lost with all hinds in a gale off the east coast of New Guinea. Captain Miller, of the ketch Leviton, ...

    Article : 173 words
  26. Bathurst Items.

    The amateur concert, which was given in aid of the funds of the School of Arts hall, was a great success. The weather is mild. There ia every ...

    Article : 91 words
  27. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 258 words
  28. Customs Seizure.

    A clever Customs seizure was made yesterday afternoon by Mr. Tide Surveyor Smith, assisted by Mr. Glachan. When searching the Whampoa, steamer, from Hongkong, they discovered about ...

    Article : 68 words
  29. Wagga Items.

    James M'Donnell, alias Jemmy Yarry, was drought up at the police court from Gundagai and charged with, horse-stealing. He was committed for trial. ...

    Article : 41 words
  30. Child Drowned at Redtern.

    On Thursday last, a baby about 14 months old, earned Ethel Maude Gregory, the daughter of a labourer residing in Alderson-strect, Redfern, was accidentally drowned in a tab of water. It appears ...

    Article : 149 words
  31. Cowra Items.

    Richard Devonshire was found drowned in the Lachlan River, below Cowra, on Thursday last. It is supposed last he had been attempting to cross the river on a log and fell in. ...

    Article : 67 words
  32. Advertising

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    Advertising : 290 words
  33. Mining News.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 238 words
  34. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,617 words
  35. The late Hon. A. Bell, M.L.C.

    On Thursday last a telegram from our Denman correspondent announced the death of the Hon. Archibald Bell, M.L.C., at the age of 80. Mr.Bell was an old colonist, and his father (Mr. Archibald ...

    Article : 126 words

    Mr. Roohen, of Roohen and party, who has a roof at Hillas Creek, wrote to Mr. Wallace mining [?] Melbourne, with the of getting crushing machinery on the ground and has received ...

    Article : 118 words
  37. Advertising

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    Advertising : 19 words



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