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  2. CASUALTIES.

    The death of Esther Roth, 56, at Callan Park Asylum, on January 11, formed the subject of an inquiry at the City Coroner's Court yesterday, before Mr. J. M'Kensey, acting ...

    Article : 117 words
  3. CASE OF HATTON.

    The Under-Secretary of the Department of the attorney-Genernl and of Justice has addressed the following letter to the secretary of the Lithgow Unionists' Strike Prisoners' ...

    Article : 301 words
  4. NEWCASTLE.

    The Public Works Committee sat at Newcastle to-day to inquire into the advisability of constructing a railway from Maryvale to Muswellbrook, and the value it would, be to ...

    Article : 81 words
  5. Y.M.C.A.

    The annual meeting of the Young Men's Christian Association was held last night, Mr. Meeks, M.L.C., president, being in the chair. The president, in moving the adoption of the ...

    Article : 526 words
  6. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 2,613 words
  7. GREATER NEWCASTLE SCHEME.

    The Greater Newscastle scheme was discussed at the council meeting to-night. Upon the motion being put, the council affirmed the desirability of establishing a greater ...

    Article : 138 words
  8. OPEN VERDICT OF DROWNING.

    An inquest was held yesterday concerning the death of a cook, Edward Hickey, 27, whose body was found floating in Johnstone's Bay on January 7. The Acting City Coroner ...

    Article : 47 words
  9. FATALITY AT WHITE BAY.

    "John M'Murrny, a ship's fireman, 29, died at the Balmain Hospital, on January 14, from accidental injuries received on board the steamer Yankalilla, at White Bay, through ...

    Article : 155 words
  10. TRAMWAY SMOKE NUISANCE.

    During the past four weeks the residents of Newcastle have made complaints about the thick smoke that comes from the tram motors. Last week the Mayor wrote to the ...

    Article : 121 words
  11. INTERSTATE CRICKET.

    The following players have been selected [?] Messrs. V. T. Trumper, J. B. Lane, and T. Howard to represent New South Wales against Victoria in the fifth Sheflield Shield match, ...

    Article : 236 words
  12. PUSH ASSAULT.

    Thomas Walters, a tanner, living in Devonshire-street, Surry Hills, was walking down Foveaux-street late on Saturday night on his way home, when he was assaulted by a mob ...

    Article : 56 words
  13. MINMI PIT IDLE.

    The Minmi colliery was Idle to-day. The management wanted to introduce a consolidated rate of pay for the hewing of coal, instead of a separate rate for large coal and ...

    Article : 64 words
  14. DEATH FROM BURNS.

    A fatal burning accident, the result of playing with matches, occurred at Merbein, an irrigation settlement on the Murray, about 8 miles from here. The two-year-old daughter ...

    Article : 93 words
  15. ALLEGED ROBBERY.

    An elderly Chinese gardener named Gee Wing, living at Mayfield, gave information to the police that last Tuesday night he was robbed at his home by two men. He stated ...

    Article : 177 words
  16. PAINFUL ACCIDENT.

    A peculiar and painful accident happened to a lad named Ted Orel. He was skinning a rabbit, when the knife slipped, and the blade struck him in one of the eyes, going through ...

    Article : 67 words
  17. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,227 words
  18. NORTH COAST RAILWAY.

    Mr. R. A. Price, M.L.A., has had an interview with the Minister for Works in reference to fixing the date for the official opening of the railway from Dungog to Taree. Mr. ...

    Article : 200 words
  19. COOL SOUTHERLY CHANGE.

    During the week-end high temperatures continued to be recorded over the State generally, and many of the maximum readings were the highest recorded since the middle ...

    Article : 408 words
  20. SURFING FATALITY.

    Whilst surfing at Port Kembla Arthur Boyntor. got in the undertow and was quickly carried out to sea. His cries for help were heard by other swimmers, but before anyone could ...

    Article : 123 words
  21. COAL AND OTHER EXPORTS.

    The following vessels were cleared at the Newscastle Customs-house to-day:—Wanganul, s, for Wanganui, with 412 tons coal and through cargo from Sydney; Gabo, s, for ...

    Article : 49 words
  22. NEW HOSPITAL SITE.

    The Public Works Committee recently recommended a scheme for the extension and erection of new parts to the Newcastle Hospital buildings, at a cost of £60,000. At a ...

    Article : 105 words
  23. THREE RIBS BROKEN.

    Jas. Rutter, a sawmill employee, had three of his ribs broken through being struck by a falling log. ...

    Article : 24 words
  24. TWO BROTHERS DROWNED.

    A drowning case occurred at Goorubargama, near Howlong Three brothers, Jas. Cunningham, 18, Alfred, 27, and Charles, 22, went into a tank at Mick Lee's farm. None could ...

    Article : 98 words
  25. A SHALLOW DIVE.

    In evidence at the City Coroner's court yesterday it was shown that Hugh Wynes, 22, was with a party at George's River, neat Salt Pan Creek, [?] December 29, when, after netting ...

    Article : 163 words
  26. WORK AT THE PITS.

    The work at the collieries in the Newcastle and Maitland districts during the past fortnight was fairly brisk. Of the 40 pits, 21 worked the full time of 11 days. Two ...

    Article : 78 words
  27. DROWNED AT NARRANDERA.

    A drowning case occurred here yesterday. A party of about nine young men were bathing in the river, and three of them, who were non-swimmers slipped off a submerged ...

    Article : 100 words
  28. SCENE IN COURT.

    Some excitement was caused in the City Court to-day at the conclusion of a case in which Percy Brunton, a well-known street orator, was charged with having obstructed ...

    Article : 227 words
  29. SANDS' DIRECTORY.

    The fifty-third annual issue of Sands' Sydney, Suburban, and Country Commercial Directory, finds that well-known book as full as ever of information. In point of bulk ...

    Article : 212 words
  30. KNOCKED OFF A TRAIN.

    Alfonso Irwin, fireman of a stock train running from West Narrabri to Werris Creek, met with a serious accident on Friday afternoon. He had occasion to do something on ...

    Article : 127 words
  31. FALL OF 40 FEET.

    While working at the local flour mill, Norbert Coveney fell from a ladder to the ground, 40ft below. He dislocated one shoulder, and received a severe shaking. ...

    Article : 36 words
  32. SERIOUS FALL.

    A young named, named Gleeson, while attempting to dive from the railing on Fawcctt Bridge on Sunday, overbalanced, and fell into tho Avnter. Ho struck tho water with ...

    Article : 56 words
  33. BIG OPIUM HAUL.

    An unknown Chinese drove up to the Chinese laundry of Ah Ket, in Lygon-street, Carlton, this afternoon, and asked permission to leave a heavily laden dress basket there for a while. ...

    Article : 112 words
  34. DRIVING ACCIDENT.

    Mr. Peter Toohey, on Saturday, in company with another man, was driving a young horse in a sulky, when suddenly one of the wheels struck a survey peg. Both occupants were ...

    Article : 74 words
  35. THE PRESS AND THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS.

    Sir.—At the risk of being accused of favouritism, will you allow me to take up a much smaller space than the half-column Archbishop Kelly occupies to reply to one or two points, ...

    Article : 495 words
  36. AMUSEMENTS.

    The annual report of the Royal Philharmonic Society is of a satisfactory character. The committee of management states:—"The expenses of the concerts have greatly increased, owing to 50 per cent. more than ...

    Article : 203 words
  37. BURNED TO DEATH.

    Two children of Mr. Jones, postmaster at Witanguru, King Country, aged 2 years and 17 months respectively, were burned to death early this morning, when the house was ...

    Article : 39 words
  38. EXPENDITURE OF PAPUA.

    The expenditure of Papua is on the increase. Accounts published in the "Commonwealth Gazette" on Saturday show that in the quarter ended September 30 last £25,007 was spent ...

    Article : 116 words
  39. FIRE AT BURWOOD.

    A fire broke out on Sunday night at the shop of Gordon Musgrave, tobacconist and hairdresser, Burwood-road Burwood. The stock and fittings, which were destroyed, were ...

    Article : 51 words
  40. CHAMPIONSHIP BAND CONTEST.

    The Interstate Championship Band contest will be opened on Thursday at the Sports Ground, Moore Park, under the auspices of the Band Association of New South Wales, and will conclude on the 27th inst. ...

    Article : 50 words
  41. SUBURBAN NEWS.

    A public meeting was held in a hall at the corner of Newington road and Weymss-street Marrickville, on Thursday night, for the purpose of protesting against the building of Marrickville's proposed new town hall ...

    Article : 182 words
  42. TRUMPER TESTIMONIAL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 240 words
  43. SHIRE COUNCILS.

    BELLINGEN (Bowraville).—At a meeting of the council a communication from the Works Department was lead, intimating a reduction in the subsidy, which called forth expressions of strong disapproval. Through ...

    Article : 308 words
  44. CROW'S NEST FIRE STATION.

    The new fire station at Cross's Nest was opened on Saturday at a cost of £6500. It was built by day labour. Alderman Taylor, M.L.A., explained that in future the board would construct its own buildings. ...

    Article : 42 words
  45. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,123 words
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