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  2. THE LOCOMOTIVE CONTRACT

    Yesterday a representative of this journal was in conversation with a gentleman who has had a large experience in railway locomotive work in this State, and who is also thoroughly, ...

    Article : 1,016 words
  3. THE ARBITRATION ACT.

    The Sydney Labour Council engaged in a discussion last night having reference to the present congested state of the Arbitration Court. Leave was granted to a delegate from the Pressers' Union to ...

    Article : 576 words
  4. MILITARY. COLONEL WADDELL'S VALEDICTORY. ORDER.

    In consequence of the promotion of Colonel G. W. Waddell, officer commanding the 2nd Infantry Regiment, to the command of the 1st Infantry Brigade, comprising the 1st, 2nd, ...

    Article : 347 words
  5. HARBOUR TRUST PICNIC.

    The third annual picnic of the Harbour Trust employees was held at Clontarf yesterday, and was largely attended. The sports included a double sculls boat race. The new ...

    Article : 1,300 words
  6. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. THE RIVER MURRAY LEAGUE.

    A deputation, consisting of members of the River Murray League, waited on the Attorney-General, Mr. L. Von Doussa, to-day. The league urged upon the Minister the ...

    Article : 189 words
  7. BANK OF AUSTRALASIA.

    Many citizens availed themselves of on Invitation yesterday afternoon to inspect the new headquarters in Sydney of the Bank of Australasia. The building is at the corner of ...

    Article : 1,227 words
  8. TO FIGHT SOCIALISM.

    "The unjust working of the Arbitration Act, which is now, since the failure of the Newcastle awards, shown to penalise the employer, whilst exempting the employee, and the ...

    Article : 3,379 words
  9. SEVERE TREATMENT OF STOWAWAYS.

    After the steamer Kanowna left Fremantle on her last trip five stowaways were discovered. The officers decided to punish them by placing them in irons in confinement, and ...

    Article : 97 words
  10. THE WHEAT HARVEST.

    The "South Australian Register's" estimate of the wheat harvest of the State is 1,720,000 acres reaped, for an average of 7 bushels of 40lb, producing 13,186,650 bushels, and giving ...

    Article : 47 words
  11. EASTER ENCAMPMENT.

    It is considered highly probable that the Easter camp of continuous training for the metropolitan infantry and details will this year be held in the neighbourhood of ...

    Article : 304 words
  12. COUNTRY NEWS. ALLEGED AFFRAY BETWEEN AFGHANS.

    The report of a very strange affair has reached Broken Hill, and although the facts are probably known to the police authorities they will not give any particulars. It is ...

    Article : 131 words
  13. HUMBUGGING THE NATION.

    Sir,—The question whether Mr. Chamberlain has or has not changed his views is, in my opinion, not worthy of serious consideration, as it does not affect the issue. The effect of the preferential movement ...

    Article : 1,672 words
  14. FIRES.

    A fire broke out this morning in a storeroom of the post and telegraph office. The building, which is of brick, was completely gutted, only the walls being left. The fire ...

    Article : 143 words
  15. BRIGADIER-GENERAL FINN'S MOVEMENTS.

    The State Commandant will be busy this month carrying out personally, as is his usual wont, a number of annual inspections and field training examinations of country troops. ...

    Article : 173 words
  16. INCENDIARISM.

    An inquiry was concluded last night before the coroner. Mr. H. Giles Shaw, P.M., and a jury as to the cause of three fires at the "Independent" Printing Office last week. A ...

    Article : 59 words
  17. REVOCATION OF A RECREATION GROUND.

    Some years ago the friendly societies of Albury succeeded in having 12 acres of land dedicated to them as a recreation ground. The land was fenced at some expense by the ...

    Article : 101 words
  18. PERSONAL.

    Lieutenant-Colonel M. W. Bayly and Lieut.-Colonel Ricardo, C.B., have been promoted to the temporary ranks of colonel while holding the positions of commandants of South ...

    Article : 333 words
  19. TRADES AND LABOUR. LIFE ASSURANCE CANVASSERS.

    A meeting of the Life Assurance Agents' Union was held at the Queen's Hall on Wednesday night. A discussion took place on the question of systematic canvass for new ...

    Article : 73 words
  20. THE HOSPITALS.

    At a meeting yesterday of the committee of the hospital, the following officers were, elected:—President, Mr. S. S. Dingston; vice-president, Mr. E. Piper; treasurer, Mr. W. ...

    Article : 70 words
  21. SYDNEY LABOUR COUNCIL.

    The weekly meeting of the Sydney Labour Council was held last night, under the presidency of Mr. Boxall. Correspondence was received from the ...

    Article : 259 words
  22. MUNICIPAL.

    A referendum of the ratepayers upon the question of dividing the town into three wards resulted in an affirmative vote by a majority of 25. ...

    Article : 94 words
  23. SOUTH COAST.

    Mr. Michael Duffy, a local farmer, recently had an unpleasant experience with a black snake. While repairing a fence, Mr. Duffy had occasion to lift an old rail from amongst ...

    Article : 162 words
  24. THE CHURCHES. BEXLEY SCHOOL HALL OPENING.

    The official opening ceremony of the Bexley School Hall, Forest-road, was performed by Mr. J. H. Carruthers, M.L.A., on Wednesday evening. The rector (the Rev. C. J. ...

    Article : 216 words
  25. ELECTION OF MAYORS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 121 words
  26. SHIPWRECK RELIEF AND HUMANE SOCIETY.

    The monthly meeting of the committee of the Royal Shipwreck Relief and Humane Society of New South Wales was held in the Royal Exchange, Pitt and Bridge streets, ...

    Article : 197 words
  27. SYDNEY CITY MISSION.

    About 600 of the poorest children of the districts of Redfern and Chippendale were treated to a picnic by the members of the local branch of the Sydney City Mission on ...

    Article : 113 words
  28. HELP FOR CONSUMPTIVES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 318 words
  29. AN EXPENSIVE CHRISTMAS BOX.

    At the Redfern Police Court yesterday, before Mr. Barnett, D.S.M., James Vinters, employed as a storeman in the wine and spirit department at the Australian Brewery, was charged with selling without a ...

    Article : 354 words
  30. Advertising

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  31. YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION.

    The monthly meeting of the board of management of the Sydney Y.M.C.A. was held last night. The general secretary (Mr. J. J. Virgo) reported that the new year had opened ...

    Article : 206 words
  32. CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 176 words
  33. Advertising

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    Advertising : 79 words
  34. EMPLOYEES' PICNIC.

    On Wednesday afternoon the employees of Messrs W. Lowe and Co. tendered a return picnic for one given them last month by that firm. The steamer Thelma, with a large number of employees on board, left Fort Macquaire for ...

    Article : 105 words
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