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  2. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Advice has been received that the water necessities of Albury are to be relieved by the provision by the Public Works Department of an additional pipe service from the ...

    Article : 54 words
  3. CASUALTIES.

    Elleen Austin, aged 22 years, residing at Palmer-street, East Sydney, swallowed a quantity of Condy's crystal at that address last night. She was taken by the Central ...

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  4. OUTBREAKS IN COUNTRY

    A fire in the police paddock below Albury destroyed several acres of grass. The town fire brigade was called to extinguish the outbreak. The four-mile fire break is holding ...

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  5. DE MESTRE-PLACE.

    The Adult Deaf and Dumb Society recently succeeded in finding a quiet haven within a stone's throw of the General Post Office, by acquiring De Mestro-place, city, on which to ...

    Article : 405 words
  6. HEAT WAVE.

    Yet another heat wave, with its attendant discomforts and enervating characteristics, has swept eastward over New South Wales, leaving in its wake a track of bush fire and of ...

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  7. PYEMONT EXPLOSION

    An inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of three men as a result of an explosion which occurred in the grading room of the Colonial Sugar Refining Company's ...

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  8. RIFLE SHOOTING.

    The conditions for shooting at the Anzac Range on Saturday were ideal. Following are the details:- At 200 Yards.—The 4th Battalion fired 10 shots at this range, results being:—Captain W. W. Pettigrew, ...

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  9. SHEFFIELD SHIELD.

    The recommendation of the executive committee of the New South Wales Cricket Association, that Queensland should be admitted to the Sheffield Shield contests, met with the ...

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  10. SENSATIONAL BOLT.

    A sensational bolt occurred on the Cundle-road, Mrs. J. Welsh, Miss M. Welsh, and Miss A. Swadling were driving in a sulky, when the horse took fright at a motor lorry and ...

    Article : 110 words
  11. GIRL FALLS FROM WHARF.

    It was fortunate for Phyllis Dowes, aged 5, of Pittwater-road, Manly, that Mr. George Sargood, of King's-avenue, Manly, was on the Manly ferry wharf when she overbalanced and ...

    Article : 51 words
  12. ELDERLY MAN INJURED.

    Edward Roy Dooley, an elderly man, is in a critical condition in the Armidale and New England Hospital as the result of severe head injuries sustained through his horse ...

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  13. NEW ROAD WANTED.

    Repeated efforts have been made to secure the construction of a new road from Grafton to Brisbane, via Baryulgil, Tabulam, Bonalbo, Wpodenbong, and Rathdownie. This route, ...

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  14. DEATH AT SEA.

    During the Tahiti's voyage from Wellington to San Francisco, Mrs. Grellier, aged 23, died of a paralytic seizure, and was buried at sea. Deceased's husband had completed an ...

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  15. BODY IN A CREEK.

    The body of a man was found in Anvil Creek on Tuesday. There was a bullet wound in the forehead. The only marks of identification were papers found in the pockets ...

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  16. DEATH FROM SNAKE BITE.

    Mrs. John Burey, wife of one of the best known graziers in the Guyra district, died as the result of a snake bite. It appears that Mrs. Burey was gathering eggs from a motor ...

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  17. CART OVERTURNS.

    Four men coming into Lithgow in a cart last night turned off Bayonet-street from Bowenfels-road, in order to take a short cut. Coming down a sharp bill the horse bolted, ...

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  18. TEST MATCHES.

    The remarkable interest that is being shown in the forthcoming test matches between England and Australia is indicated by the fact that seats may be reserved with a company in ...

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  19. OBITUARY.

    The funeral of Mr. William Watson, secretary of the Forestry Commission, took place on Saturday in the Northern Suburbs Cemetery. Prior to the funeral a short service was ...

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  20. BOY BADLY INJURED.

    Thomas Graham, the 7-year-old son of Mr. A. R. Graham, of Foster-street, Cessnock, was admitted to the Cessnock District Hospital on Saturday, suffering with a shattered band. ...

    Article : 63 words
  21. MAIN NORTHERN ROAD.

    Hush fires are still raging in the district around Wiseman's Ferry, on the main northern road, mostly on the northern side of the Hawkesbury River towards Gosford. The ...

    Article : 98 words
  22. KELLEWAY'S TRIP.

    the international cricketer, who was excluded from the Australian Eleven, is to visit England with the team, having been engaged by the London "Daily Express" ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  23. MOTORING.

    Good entries were received for the meeting which will be held next Saturday afternoon at the Maroubra Speedway, 41 riders having nominated for the allpowers motor cycle handicap, nine for the C grade car ...

    Article : 218 words
  24. SUBURBAN OUTBREAKS.

    Outbreaks of bush fire were fairly numerous in the suburbs yesterday. The most serious was at Punchbowl, where an area of 100 acres of scrub, facing, Draper-street, was ...

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  25. FORD IN AUSTRALIA CLUB.

    The first annual meeting of members of the Ford in Australia Club will be held at the Real Estate institute rooms, 15 Martin-place, at 8 o'clock on Thursday, February 25, when the presentation of the annual ...

    Article : 98 words
  26. CITY OF NORWICH.

    A fire occurred at sea on February 4 on the City of Norwich, which arrived here last Friday from New York. The flames were quickly suppressed. A general average is to be ...

    Article : 70 words
  27. UNSUCCESSFUL RECORD ATTEMPTS.

    Attempts were made on Muriwai Beach to lower the Australasian motor speed record of 105.7 miles an hour over a five mile stretch. Two Sunbeam cars owned by C. W. F. Hamilton, made unsuccessful ...

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  28. MR. ROBERT LACEY.

    The death occurred recently of Mr. Robert Lacey, a well-known resident, of Harris Park, at the age of 77. Mr. Lacey was born at Liverpool, but had lived nearly the whole of ...

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  29. COUNTRY REPORTS.

    RICHMOND, Monday.—Another hot spell has passed over Richmond and district. On Sunday the maximum reading at the Hawkesbury Agricultural College was 103 degrees, but ...

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  30. VISITING LABOUR LEADERS.

    Mr. H. E. Holland, one of the leaders of the New Zealand Labour party, and Mr. J. Smith, past president of the Melbourne Eight Hours' Day Committee, and secretary of the ...

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  31. LATE SHIPPING.

    Clan Ogilvy, s, from Brisbane. Wooigai, s, 8057 tons, Captain McLeod, from Melbourn. Melbourne Steamship Company, Ltd., agents. COASTWISE.—Tuncurry's, from Cape Hawke; Five ...

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  32. REDHEAD DISASTER.

    The bearing of evidence in respect to the Redhead disaster was concluded to-day. The Coroner (Mr. C. Hibble) announced that the verdict would be delivered to-morrow ...

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  33. LATE DEPARTURES.—Feb. 15.

    Karonga, s, for Fremantle, via ports. Dundula, s, for Newcastle. Ellaroo, s, for Newcastle. Meiton Maru, s, for Japan. ...

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  34. DIRECTOR OF MIGRATION.

    It was officially announced to-day that the resignation had been received of Mr. Percy Hunter from the position of Director of Migration. Mr. Hunter recently accepted the ...

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  35. AT LONG BAY.

    The 36th Battalion held a practice shoot at Long Bay, trying 10 rounds snap-shooting and 10 application at 200 yards. Sergeant Platt put up a good shoot, just missing a double possible by a point. Other good ...

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  36. SERGEANT T. J. CUNNEEN.

    The death occurred recently of Police-sergeant Thomas Joseph Cunneen, of the Clarence-street station. He joined the force in February, 1907. He ...

    Article : 51 words
  37. TELEGRAPHIC.

    FREMANTLE.—Arr: Feb. 15, Orvieto, from eastern States, Dep: Feb. 15, Abbekerk, for eastern States. ...

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  38. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    NEW PLYMOUTH (1141m).—Arr: Feb. 15, Port Albany, s, from Port Kembla. ...

    Article : 17 words
  39. ROWING.

    The following crews will compete in the combined regatta of the Leichhardt and Haberfield Rowing Clubs, which will be held on the Leichhardt Canal on Saturday: ...

    Article : 533 words
  40. INDEX.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 150 words
  41. MOTOR 'BUS COMPETITION.

    The Commissioner of Railways has decided to reduce fares to single fare and a half for a return journey in the metropolitan area between 10.30 a.m. and 4.20 p.m., to meet ...

    Article : 46 words
  42. PIRE AT BREWARRINA.

    The council chambers, a saddler's shop, and the office of a firm of stock and station agents were destroyed on Friday night by fire. The proporty was covered by insurauce. ...

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  43. MR. F. CARTWRIGHT.

    Mr. Frank Cartwright, aged 33, was killed at Bundanoon on Sunday afternoon. He was riding with a party, when his horse suddenly bolted, threw him, and dragged him ...

    Article : 93 words
  44. YACHTING.

    The Victorian Racing Association Challenge Cup was sailed on Saturday in the home waters of the Royal Yacht Club, the holder of the Cup by virtue of Yeulbu's win last year. After a magnificent ...

    Article : 89 words
  45. OLD TIMES.

    Sir,—Your correspondent, Mr. D. W. Smith, makes several errors in his statement. He says the old toll bar was situated on Waverley-road. There never was a road of that ...

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  46. POOR POTATO CROP.

    A considerable reduction in the yield of New England potatoes is forecasted by Mr. Mark H. Reynolds, senior agrilcultural inspector. The potato crops, he says, have had ...

    Article : 61 words
  47. FIRE IN A THEATRE.

    At the inquiry into a fire which destroyed the Coliseum Theatre at Collie on January 24 evidence was given that the owner, Mrs. J. N. Bradbury, who lived in the residential ...

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  48. LATE SPORTING.

    The following are the weights for the second day of the V.A.T.C. Autumn Meeting of February 20:- St. Clair Trial. Special weights. 1m 1f.—Bachelor's Pal, 8-7; Miss Eileen, 8-7; Wise Guy, 8-7; Proud ...

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  49. MR. E. J. BRYANT.

    The death took place yesterday of Mr. E. J. Bryaut, who for 48 years was attached to the Telegraph Department. For several years he was assistant manager. His brothers are ...

    Article : 69 words
  50. ADVERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 223 words
  51. HIGH DUTIES.

    Sir,—As one who has followed the controversy between Mr. McMahou and Mr. Newlands with considerable interest, and with a keen appreciation of the service the "Herald" ...

    Article : 362 words
  52. PAPUANS AND PICTURE SHOWS.

    Under a new ordinance no natives are permitted to attend a picture show for Europeans now. It has been arranged by the proprietor to ...

    Article : 46 words
  53. CHAFF-CUTTERS' AWARD.

    It was stated yesterday by the chairman of the contral branch of the A.W.U. (Mr. J. Balley) that his organisation was most dissatisfied with the manner in which the ...

    Article : 110 words
  54. TUGBOAT SINKS.

    The tugboat Henry Moss, belonging to the Melbourne Steamship Company, while undergoing repairs at the pier at Williamstown, sank last night in shallow water. It is ...

    Article : 41 words
  55. ORVIETO AT FREMANTLE.

    The Orvieto arrived at 9.30 o'clock to-night, eight hours late owing to rough weather. On Sunday, when the ship was pitching heavily, a wave washed a deck boy, S. ...

    Article : 70 words
  56. GARBAGE REMOVAL.

    Sir,—"A Sick Man's" remarks in to-day's "Herald" are quite correct—garbage tins are indeed a menace to health in the city. On Sunday evening I went to town as usual to a ...

    Article : 131 words
  57. SOUTH AUSTRLIAN EIGHT-OAR CHAMPIONSHIP

    Over a three-mile course, and favoured by perfect weather conditions, the State Eight-oar Rowing Championship Race was held on the Port River on Saturday The race was won by Renmark in 16m 19 3-5s. The ...

    Article : 66 words
  58. TO-DAY.

    Her Majesty's Theatre: "Katja," 8. Criterion Theatre: "Oive and Take," 8. Theatre Royal: "The Pelican," 8. Grand Opera House: "Are You a Mason?" 8. ...

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  59. CASE AGAINST TAXI-DRIVER DISMISSED.

    After hearing further evidence in the case in which Victor Hoare, aged 23, a private taxi driver, was charged with having maliciously damaged tyres and tubes to the extent of £40. the property of Yellow ...

    Article : 52 words
  60. MELBOURNE WOOL SALES.

    To-day the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co., Ltd., submitted a catalogue of 8158 bales, embracing a good selection. Competition was keen and animated, last week's rules being fully ...

    Article : 45 words
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