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  2. SPORTING.

    From a point between the five and six furlongs post to the home turn the Jockey Club are erecting a temporary fence 9ft. out from the inner boundary of the course proper. This has been done to rest that ...

    Article : 554 words
  3. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Commenting yesterday on the remarks of the Premier of Western Australia in reference to the transfer of State debts to the Commonwealth, Mr. Deakin said:" Mr. James is perfectly right in his ...

    Article : 262 words
  4. NORTHERN COAL TRADE.

    The conference arranged between the coalmine proprietors in the Newcastle district who have notified that a reduction of the hewing rate will come into operation at their minen after the 14th instant, and ...

    Article : 2,266 words
  5. STATE GOVERNOR'S NORTHERN TOUR.

    The whole of to-day was spent in Grafton by his Excellency and party. No rain fell, but the sky remained overcast. The yacht has been visited by a great number of people since her arrival, and has evoked much admiration. ...

    Article : 740 words
  6. THE SUBURBS.

    At the last meeting of the Alexandria Council a letter was read from the hon. secretary of the Alexandria Tramway League, pointing out that the league had initiated a movement for the extension of the tram along ...

    Article : 102 words
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    Advertising : 137 words
  8. ANNANDALE.

    The first and second quarters' contributions of the Annandale Council to the Metropolitan Fire Brigades' Board have been paid under protest. The Municipal Association of New South Wales has, in ...

    Article : 153 words
  9. BELMORE CLUB.

    The above club will hold a three-stakes meeting to-day We are requested to state that there is no special train. The following is the draw:- Marrickville All-aged Stakes.—Ranji v. Metallic, ...

    Article : 92 words
  10. LITTLE KNOWN MOROCCO.

    Morocco has been attracting a great deal of attention for some time, yet very little is generally known of the country. Mr. Walter B. Harris, writing in " The World's Work," says it is curious that a ...

    Article : 359 words
  11. ASHFIELD.

    The valuers to the Asbfield Council have just completed their annual valuation of the properties in the borough. The Haberfield Estate had, they said, given them considerable difficulty, as most of the houses were new and of ...

    Article : 203 words
  12. FOOTBALL.

    The second round of matches in the competitions controlled by the Metropolitan Rugby Union will be docided to-day Newtown and South Sydney will meet at the Sydney Cricket Ground, and a close game ...

    Article : 367 words
  13. THE GREAT SEAL.

    The design for the Great Seal for the Commonwealth has been adopted. The Imperial authorities wished to enlarge the size of the six shields on the prize design so as to make the State ...

    Article : 67 words
  14. BALMAIN.

    The proposal of the Harbour Trast to remove the ferry wharfs from Erskine-street to the foot of King-street was discussed at a meeting of the council, and it was decided, on the motion of Alderman A. M. Milne seconded by ...

    Article : 98 words
  15. SENATOR FERGUSON.

    Senator Ferguson intends resigning his seat in the Senate at the end of this year. It is stated that the Hon. John Murray, Vice-President of the Executive Council in the State Government, will contest ...

    Article : 44 words
  16. BURWOOD.

    The payment of rates is always a matter of importance to [?]pal councils. Barwood has a certain amount of overdue rates on its books, and a vigorous effort is being made to get the money in. Many good reasons are given ...

    Article : 166 words
  17. SIR WILLIAM LYNE'S TOUR.

    At the Town Hall yesterday Sir Philip Fysh addressed a good audience. His speech was mainly retrospective, and while admitting that the tariff was not what he exactly liked, he could not divalge ...

    Article : 106 words
  18. CANTERBURY PARK RACE CLUB.

    After a long spell on the metropolitan heath, the venue of racing will be changed to Canterbury Park this afternoon, when the May meeting will provide an outing for lovers of sport. The ordinary traffic ...

    Article : 689 words
  19. ELEPHANT FIGHTING IN INDIA.

    Elephant fighting, says a writer in the "Wide World Magazine," may still be witnessed in many parts of India. The fights take place in a large restangular arena called the Haghuroo, ...

    Article : 551 words
  20. DRUMMOYNE.

    At the meeting of the Drummoyne Council it was decided, on the motion of Alderman J. J. Gates, that the council should provide and plant during the present planting season 200 ornamental trees in streets to be decided ...

    Article : 221 words
  21. COACHBUILDERS AND THE ARBITRATION ACT.

    Sir.—From the correspondence which has appeared in the " Herald " about the recent action of the Master Coachbuilders and Wheelwrights Association in declining to answer claims made upon it through the Industrial ...

    Article : 1,390 words
  22. C0UNTRY NEWS.

    An inquest was held by Mr.T. Galbraith, district coroner, on Wednesday evening, touching the death of John Dinnen, whose body was found near his residence on Monday last with the throat cut from car ...

    Article : 179 words
  23. CYCLING.

    The " coming of age " of the Suburban Bicycle Club will be celebrated this afternoon and evening at Coogee Aquarium, and a special effort has been made by the club to provide for a more than usually ...

    Article : 138 words
  24. MANLY.

    At the last meeting of the Manly Council a ratepayer took exception, by letter, to the proposition that the reserves should be heautified with flower beds, urging that any surplus funds would be better ...

    Article : 187 words
  25. NEWCASTLE.

    The following vessels cleared at the Customs to-day:- The s[?] Wakatipu, for Hobart, via Sydney, with 1050 tons of coal; the steamer Wanaka, for Launceston, via Sydney, with 700 tons of coal and 14 cases biscuits; the ...

    Article : 185 words
  26. BOWLS.

    The following are the inter-club fixtures for this afternoon:- Redfern, at Annandale, 4 rinks. Gladstone Park, at Waverley, 4 rinks. ...

    Article : 418 words
  27. MOSMAN.

    At the meeting of the Mos[?]o Council the Mayor (Alderman W.H. Smith) submitted a minute suggesting that a further loan be negotiated for the purpose of carrying out necessary works. He stated that the returns, as ...

    Article : 295 words
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  29. OUTTRIM COAL MINES STRIKE.

    A special train left Melbourne to-day with the day-wage miners engaged to work in the Outtrim and Howitt and Jumbunna collieries. The men were vigorously hooted as the train drew into ...

    Article : 117 words
  30. SILVER LOCKS CASE.

    The stewards of the W[?]hgunyah Race Club continued the inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the weighing in of the rider of Silver Locks in the Back Race at the race meeting on April 23 last. ...

    Article : 194 words
  31. NORTH SYDNEY.

    The question of providing a garbage destructor at North Sydney has for some time past engaged the attention of the local autho[?] but up to the present no definite course of action has been decided upon. At Tuesday's ...

    Article : 95 words
  32. GOLF.

    To-day's engagements are as follows:- Royal Sydney G.C.—Mixed foursomes. The following is the draw:—Mrs. J. O. and J.O. Fairtax, handicap 4, v. Mrs. Aitken and Ross Gore, seratch; Miss and E. S. Cape, ...

    Article : 168 words
  33. PETERSHAM.

    As an evidence of the steady and substantial growth of the municipality of Petersham the local council was in formed at its meeting this week that during the years 1899 to February, 1903 no less than 700 new houses mostly of ...

    Article : 170 words
  34. RAILWAY TROUBLE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The Commissioner for Railways having decided that none of his immediate officers must be connected with the Civil Service Association, the executive of that body have protested to the ...

    Article : 75 words
  35. INVERELL PICNIC RACE CLUB.

    The Inverell Picnic Race Club's annual meeting was held at Byroncourse to-day. The track was very heavy owing to the recent ram. Visitors from all the surrounding districts were present in large ...

    Article : 130 words
  36. REDFERN.

    At the last meeting of the Redfern Council the council clerk intimated that Alderman M'Na[?] had resigned his position as one of the aldermen of the borough. Although no reasons were given for this step it was understood that ...

    Article : 69 words
  37. LACROSSE.

    The lacrosse season proper will open to-day, when the first round of competition matches will be decided. In common with other branches of sport the lacrosse clubs have now been formed on an ...

    Article : 99 words
  38. IS SHYLOCK A JEW?

    There was a large attendance at the Pitt-street Congregational School Hall on Thursday night, when Rabbi Landan delivered a lecture entitled " Is Shylock a Jew?" The chair was occupied by the ...

    Article : 198 words
  39. CLARENCE RIVER JOCKEY CLUB.

    There was a large attendance at the May Meeting of the Clarence River Jockey Club to-day. The Governor was present. Results:- Show Handicap.—Lancer, 9st 11b, 1; Marita, 7st 71b, 2; ...

    Article : 102 words
  40. WILLOUGHBY.

    The consolidation of the Willoughby loans has been practically accomplished, and at Monday's meeting of the local council the Mayor (Alderman F.C. Petrie) reported that the money would be available in a fortnight's time. It ...

    Article : 528 words
  41. BASEBALL.

    The fixtures for to-day are:- Frist Grade. Petersham v. Paddington, Hampden Park, Paddington, Umpire, Mr. R. Callaway. ...

    Article : 84 words
  42. FOREST LODGE PONY AND GALLOWAY RACES.

    Following are the handicaps for the pony and galloway races to be held at Forest Lodge on Monday next:- Hurdle Race, 1m.—Tom Goggins, 9st 71b: Gingee ...

    Article : 150 words
  43. A REDUCED PARLIAMENT.

    Sir.—By reducing the number of members of Parliament, Mr. Carruthers proposes to effect the enormous saving of twopence each per elector per year. The Government proposes to save three ...

    Article : 323 words
  44. WOMEN ON WAR.

    At a meeting of the Society of Women Journalists, held in the theatre of the London Society of Arts, a paper on " Compulsory Service for Defence " was read by Major General Webber. In ...

    Article : 236 words
  45. LAWN TENNIS.

    The competing clubs for the forthcoming inter-club matches previously published have been added to by the inclusion of Kerribree in B class and Grammar School in C class, making 41 entries in all-eight in A class,16 in B, ...

    Article : 174 words
  46. COURSING.

    The Orange Coursing Club's Cup Meeting was concluded to-day. The weather was cloudy, but rain held off until the finish of the meeting. The attendance was much larger than on the first and ...

    Article : 393 words
  47. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES.

    A married woman named Broadwood, residing at Midland Junction, was knocked down yesterday by a train on a level crossing. She sustained fractured ribs and concussion of the brain. She ...

    Article : 89 words
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