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  2. RAIN IN THE OTHER STATES.

    Splendid rains have fallen in the southern, central, and coastal districts, the falls ranging from 1in. to over 3in. The drought appears to have broken up in the western districts. Many of the mails are ...

    Article : 894 words
  3. RESPONSIBILITY OF SHIPOWNERS.

    A case of considerable importance to the mercantile, community, and affecting the responsibility of shipowners towards consignees, was tried before Mr. Justice ...

    Article : 342 words
  4. NEWCASTLE.

    George Towns, the champion sculler, who returned by the train from Sydney to-night, accompanied by his wife, was accorded an enthusiastic reception on reaching his native city. There was a great crowd at the railway ...

    Article : 699 words
  5. AUSTRALIA AND IMMIGRATION.

    Mr. G. Randall, who during the past 20 years has acted in Great Britain as emigration agent and lecturer for Queensland, arrived here on Saturday by the Orontes and will leave to-day for Brisbane. He ...

    Article : 428 words
  6. AMUSEMENTS.

    The extraordinary success achieved by Madame Melba on Saturday has greatly stimulated the public interest in her brief operatic season. Mr. George Musgrove announces as the programme at the ...

    Article : 117 words
  7. ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION.

    The relief ship Morning left Lyttelton for the Antarctic yesterday. Bishop Julius conducted service on board before the departure. The object of the voyage of the Morning is to ...

    Article : 231 words
  8. CHURCH NEWS.

    The new church at Bankstown was opened on Saturday last by Archdeacon Gunther. The district is under the charge of the Rev. Mr. Williams, rector of Auburn and Rookwood, and the church—built by ...

    Article : 159 words
  9. COBAR-WILCANNIA RAILWAY.

    A large meeting of the people of the town and the surrounding country was held to-night, at which the following motion was passed:—"That this meeting urges on the Government the absolute ...

    Article : 147 words
  10. TIVOLI THEATRE.

    Miss Florrie Gallimore had a hearty reception at the Tivoli Theatre last night, when she rejoined Mr. Harry Rickards's company for five farewell appearances. Miss Gallimore sang several new songs— ...

    Article : 158 words
  11. ST. SAVIOUR'S CHURCH, REDFERN.

    The annual flower and gift service, in connection with the Sunday School of St. Saviour's Church, Young-street, Redfern, was held in the church on Sunday last. The rector (the Rev. H. Walker Taylor) ...

    Article : 155 words
  12. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    KAIPARA.—Dep.: Dec. 8, Mary Moore, bq., for Melbourne; Helen Denny, bq., for Sydney. WELLINGTON.—Arr.: Dec. 8, Gothic, s., from London. ...

    Article : 829 words
  13. THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN FALLS.

    The Commissioner of Police has received a telegram stating that 1½ inch of rain fell over Tempe Downs, about 100 miles south of Alice Springs, on December 4. ...

    Article : 36 words
  14. GALES OFF TASMANIA.

    Two steamships from Tasmania—the Wakatipu, of the Union Company's line, from Launceston; and the Burrumbeet, of Messrs. Huddart, Parker, and Co.'s fleet, from Hobart—arrived at Sydney ...

    Article : 125 words
  15. VISIT OF BOER FARMERS.

    Three delegates, Messrs. Joste, Lane, and Rood, representing Boer farmers in South Africa, will arrive in Brisbane by the Miowera on Friday. They are visiting Australia in order to become acquainted ...

    Article : 161 words
  16. STATE SCHOOLS' CHORAL CONCERT.

    To-morrow night a concert by Public school children will be held in the Town Hall, the proceeds to be devoted to the West Indies Relief Fund. The preparation for a concert of this description ...

    Article : 240 words
  17. RIFLE SHOOTING.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 177 words
  18. GENERAL FALL IN TASMANIA.

    The rain has been general throughout the State, and it is still raining. The benefit to mining and agriculture cannot be over estimated. ...

    Article : 30 words
  19. SCHOOL VACATIONS.

    There was a large gathering of the Catholic clergy and others at St. Vincent's College, Victoria-street, yesterday afternoon when the annual distribution of prizes took place. Occasion was also taken to present ...

    Article : 1,337 words
  20. LATE MINING.

    Mount Garnet reports having had 161 points of rain this morning and the town dam is overflowing. The Mount Garnet Freehold Company is putting on men again to-day, and expects to start the ...

    Article : 71 words
  21. QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day the Estimates were further considered, a long discussion taking place on the Department of Agriculture. ...

    Article : 24 words
  22. SYDNEY WATER SUPPLY.

    The following rainfalls on the Prospect catchment area have been recorded:—For the 24 hours ended at 9 a.m. on Sunday: Cataract 86 points. Wilton 52, and Prospect 23 points. For the 24 hours ended at ...

    Article : 1,070 words
  23. WATER CONSERVATION AND IRRIGATION.

    Sir,—Under the stream which can be seen between Cowra and Condobolin there is a subterranean stream extending, with various distances, under the two banks. On the rare occasions when the river ...

    Article : 1,239 words
  24. CONTINENTAL CARNIVAL.

    Last night the second of the continental carnivals was held on the Sydney Cricket Ground, and proved an even greater success than that of last week, which opened the season. The grounds and stands were ...

    Article : 399 words
  25. HOMEBUSH STOCK MARKET.

    Nearly 22,000 sheep and lambs were sold yesterday through the metropolitan fat stock saleyards, and the bulk of the supply bore signs of coming from parts of the country poor of pasture. But the magnificent ...

    Article : 228 words
  26. NEW FIND AT MOUNT MORGAN.

    A report from Mount Morgan states that during the last day or two the Mount Morgan Company has str[?]ck payable stone at 750ft, from the top mount, or 170ft. deeper than the company has hitherto ...

    Article : 59 words
  27. NEWCASTLE GUN CLUB.

    The following entries have been received for the handicap pigeon match of £100, to be shot next Friday:—J. Cassell, W. H. Calvert, F. Pepper, Henry Pepper, W. Threlfo, R. A. Mackenzie, W. Hardes, M. Hardes, A. ...

    Article : 94 words
  28. ROBBERIES.

    On Sunday night the premises of the Dairy Farmers' Co-operative Milk Company, situated at 52 Regent-street, Redfern, were broken into and about £44 in money was stolen from a safe. The ...

    Article : 301 words
  29. THE CITY COURT.

    At the City Police Court to-day, before Mr. G. F. Scott, D.S.M., Gustaf Ekeberg, aged 25, seaman, was charged with maliciously breaking a glass window, valued at £12, the property of Gilbert Horler. Accused was also ...

    Article : 242 words
  30. CASUALTIES.

    A child named Bertha Daley, aged 6 years, lately residing at Mary-street, Waterloo was playing near her parents' residence yesterday afternoon, when she fell into a waterhole. Another child who was in the ...

    Article : 86 words
  31. MOVEMENTS OF MAIL STEAMERS.

    The R.M.S. Himalaya leaves Melbourne to-day and will arrive at Sydney early on Thursday morning. The R.M.S. Britannia was due at Colombo on ...

    Article : 175 words
  32. THE COAL EXPORT TRADE.

    The following vessels cleared at the Customs to-day:— The barque Earl Granville, for Los Villos, with 1464 tons Duckenfield coal; the barque Dovenby, for Valparaiso, with 2498 tons of Wallsend coal; the steamer Waikare, ...

    Article : 215 words
  33. RAILWAY FATALITY.

    A shocking accident happened on the Illawarra railway line last night, resulting in the death of a man named Frank Bosworth. A railway employee named Burrell was returning from work about 9.40 ...

    Article : 115 words
  34. MR. LOUIS GRIST'S CONCERT.

    Mr. Louis Grist gave his fourth annual pupils' concert at the New Masonic Hall last night, when, as on previous occasions, a crowded audience assembled to mark the progress made by the students. ...

    Article : 394 words
  35. WOMEN'S PROGRESSIVE ASSOCIATION.

    At a meeting of the Women's Progressive Association at the School of Arts last night, Mr. Tom Mann delivered an address on "The Social and Industrial Status of Women." Mrs. Martell ...

    Article : 72 words
  36. ARRIVAL OF THE SOPHOCLES.

    The Aberdeen liner Sophocles, from London, via Capetown with the remaining members of the Austtalian Eleven on board, arrived at Sydney early yesterday morning, and berthed at Parbury's Wharf at Dawes Point. The ...

    Article : 192 words
  37. FALL FROM A SCAFFOLD.

    While working on a scaffold at Darlinghurst yesterday a man named Alick Hughes, a resident of Redern, missed his footing and fell to the ground, a distance of 20ft. He was removed to St. Vincent's ...

    Article : 60 words
  38. ST. JAMES' CHURCH.

    A welcome social tendered last evening in the Oddfellows' Temple. Elizabeth-street, to the Rev. W. I. Carr Smith, rector of St. James' Church, on his return from England, was combined with a ...

    Article : 862 words
  39. ELIZABETH-STREET (WATERLOO) TRAMLINE.

    For the purpose of arranging for the celebration of the opening of the new tramline along Elizabeth-street, Waterloo, to be known as the "Zetland tram," a public meeting, convened by the Mayor of Waterloo (Alderman ...

    Article : 221 words
  40. PARRAMATTA DISTRICT.

    For some time past there have been complaints of stone-throwing at passing trains, and on Monday last one of the offenders, a boy named John Howell, was before the Court charged with throwing a piece of coal at a train ...

    Article : 104 words
  41. THE BARQUE PAX, FROM TABLE BAY.

    After a passage of 51 days from Table Bay the barque Pax arrived in port yesterday morning. Captain Taylo[?] states that he sailed from Capetown on October 18, and in running down the casting encountered contrary winds ...

    Article : 119 words
  42. THE WEATHER.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 66 words
  43. THE GULF LINE, LIMITED.

    Messrs. W. and A. M'Arthur, Limited, managing agents for the Gulf line of steamers, report the following movements:— The Gulf of Venice left Capetown early in Dec. [?] ...

    Article : 118 words
  44. POLICE.

    At the Parramatta Police Court on Monday morning, before Messrs. T. E. MacNevin, F.M., and J. R. Armstrong, J.P., James Wilson, who pleaded guilty to two charges of misconducting himself, was sentenced to three months ...

    Article : 80 words
  45. DISCONTENT AMONG RAILWAY WORKERS.

    In view of a telegram received from the chairman of a meeting of the horse and dray men employed on the Narrabri-Walget and branch to Collarenda[?]ri railway, held on Saturday, the Minister for Works ...

    Article : 585 words
  46. POLITICAL ADDRESSES.

    Senator Neild will deliver an address on Federal Politics in the Paddington Town Hall to-night. Mr. D. Storey, M.L.A., will take the chair, and it is reported that there is likely to be a good attendance. ...

    Article : 85 words
  47. AUSTRALIAN-SOUTH AFRICAN S.S. COMPANY.

    Messrs. W. and A. M'Arthur, Limited, managing agents for the above line of steamers, report the following movements[?]— The Orange Branch is completing her loading in ...

    Article : 76 words
  48. STOCK MOVEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 610 words
  49. LUND'S BLUE ANCHOR LINE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 55 words
  50. CHILDREN'S BAZAAR.

    A children's bazaar, in aid of the Children's Hospital, was held on Saturday in the parish hall attached to Christ Church, Lavender Bay. It was organised and carried to a successful conclusion by ...

    Article : 66 words
  51. REDUCTION OF MEMBERS.

    Sir,—One ot the planks of the Commonwealth labour platform—establishment of a citizen soldiery as opposed to a regular army—is interesting when contrasted with the hostile attitude adopted by the ...

    Article : 464 words
  52. OCEAN S.S. COMPANY (HOLT'S BLUE FUNNEL LINE).

    Messrs. Gilchrist, Watt, and Sanderson, Limited report:— The Ajax sailed from Sydney on Saturday for the Continent and United Kingdom with a large cargo, ...

    Article : 72 words
  53. ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION THIS DAY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 276 words
  54. THE AMERICAN AND AUSTRALIAN LINE.

    Messrs. Birt and Co., Limited, Dangar, Gedye, and Co., and Houlder Brothers and Co., Limited joint agents, report the following movements of their New York steamers:— ...

    Article : 117 words
  55. ABBOTSLEIGH COLLEGE.

    The annual distribution of prizes in connection with the Abbotsleigh College, Wahroonga, conducted by Miss Clarke, took place on Saturday in the presence of a large gathering of the parents and ...

    Article : 209 words
  56. THE HOULDER LINE.

    Messrs. Houlder Brothers and Co., Limited, [?] the following movements of the Houlder line steamers:— The Urmston Grange arrived at the River Pl[?] on ...

    Article : 91 words
  57. AN EVERLASTING CHRISTMAS PRESENT

    It a lovely Picture hanging on the wall. It is never destroyed, and always reminds you of the giver. The most beautiful collection of pictures in our State is to be found at ALDENEOVEN'S ART GALLERY, 74 Hunter-street, ...

    Article : 45 words
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