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  2. THE IDENTIFICATION IN MELBOURNE.

    The police have scoured additional evidence which almost amounts to positive proof, not only that the murderer of Constable Johnson is identical with the man who under the name of Yates or Raingill served ...

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  3. VICTORIA.

    With reference to the reported refusal of the Imperial authorities to reopen the case of Lieutenant Witton, a letter has been addressed to the press by Mr. E. W. Witton, pointing out that this probably ...

    Article : 102 words
  4. QUEENSLAND.

    Dr. Roth has received the following telegram from Thursday Island:—"It is reported that the aboriginal crew of the beche de mer lugger Lurline ran away with the vessel from Long Island during the ...

    Article : 63 words
  5. THE WEATHER.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 460 words
  6. PERSONAL ITEMS.

    Mr. P. H. Osborne, one of the pioneer pastoralists of Australia, passed away suddenly at Currandooley station on Friday last. The deceased gentleman was well known throughout this State, having been ...

    Article : 202 words
  7. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT BLAYNEY.

    At 9 o'clock last night a fire occurred on the cast side of Adelaide-street. It originated at Messrs. Freeman and Flood's butcher's shop. Three places were ...

    Article : 163 words
  8. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    WELLINGTON.—Arrival: Maori, s., from Hobart. Departure: Mokoia, s., for Sydney, with 20 cattle, about [?]00 sheep, a large shipment of produce, and a quantity of frozen mutton. PORT CHALMERS.—Departure: Ripley, s., for ...

    Article : 225 words
  9. AMUSEMENTS.

    The third concert of Madame Melba's season will be given at the Town Hall to-night, when the diva will sing "Una Voce," "Lo, Here the Gentle Lark," and Arditi's valse air "Se Saran Rose." ...

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  10. THEATRE ROYAL.

    There was a fine attendance at the Theatre Royal on Saturday, and there can be little doubt that "Sherlock Holmes," in which Mr. J. C. Williamson's company, headed by Mr. Cuyler Hastings, ...

    Article : 55 words
  11. THE MILITARY TROUBLE.

    The trouble at Victoria Barracks is not yet at an end. There are now 15 men under arrest. The matter has been referred to the Commandant. ...

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  12. A LUCKY MINER.

    A miner named Henry Bren, who has been trying his luck in alluvial at Rushworth, has found a gold nugget weighing 16oz. The find was made in a claim which Bren had previously abandoned and which had ...

    Article : 70 words
  13. PALACE THEATRE.

    "The Messenger Boy" drew a crowded audience on Saturday to the Palace Theatre, where Mr. Fred H. Graham, Misses Rose Musgrove, Lilian Digges, and the other artists of Mr. Williamson's company ...

    Article : 56 words
  14. CYCLONE AT IPSWICH.

    Warwick reports 42 points of rain from a thunderstorm on Saturday. Ipswich experienced a cyclonic storm to-day with heavy rain and hail. Several houses were unroofed. ...

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  15. THE VOYAGE OF THE R.M.S. VENTURA.

    The R.M.S. Ventura, of the Oceanic S.S. Company's line, arrived from San Francisco via port[?] early yesterday morning, and subsequently berthed at the Circular Quay. She left San Francisco at ...

    Article : 254 words
  16. POLITICAL REFORM MOVEMENT.

    A meeting was held on Friday evening in the Redfern Town Hall for the purpose of advocating reform in State politics. The gathering was under the auspices of the Taxpayers' Union of New South ...

    Article : 400 words
  17. LYCEUM THEATRE.

    Many people were unable to gain admission at Saturday night's performance of "A Million of Money" at the Lyceum Theatre. Mr. Bland Holt has staged the favourite Drury Lane drama with ...

    Article : 46 words
  18. ALLEGED FRAUD BY A GIRL.

    A girl aged 16 years, has been arrested at Ballarat on a charge of impudent fraud. The girl is alleged to have gone into a fruit shop and to have obtained two half-sovereigns for 20s in silver, and then to ...

    Article : 129 words
  19. SUSPENSION OF RAILWAY WORKS.

    The Government does not propose to bring forward any railway policy this session. Indeed, one of the leading Ministers indicates that there is very little prospect of any railway works being put ...

    Article : 242 words
  20. THE DAIRY BILL.

    Mr. Kidd is in receipt of a number of communications from dairy associations regarding the proposed Dairy Bill, which show that considerable misunderstanding exists as to the intentions of this measure. ...

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  21. DEATH OF MR. EMANUEL SILVA.

    At the Macquarie Lighthouse, Watson's Bay, on Saturday, there passed away a centenarian in the person of Mr. Emanuel Silva, an old resident of Watson's Bay, who had reached the age of 102 years. ...

    Article : 323 words
  22. CRITERION THEATRE.

    Only six more evening performances with a matinee on Wednesday, can be given of "Mrs. Goldstein" at the Criterion Theatre, where the many songs, ballets, and choruses continue to find favour. ...

    Article : 66 words
  23. THE TIVOLI.

    The last seven appearances of Sandow are announced, though the statement of such a fact is hardly necessary to stimulate the public, who still go in crowds to the Tivoli to witness the ...

    Article : 147 words
  24. THE THEATRES.

    There was another change of bill at the Theatre Royal last evening, when Miss Maggie Moore's Company produced "Way Down South" for the first time in Melbourne. The play is classed as a ...

    Article : 528 words
  25. THE MARIPOSA AS AN OIL-BURNER.

    The Oceanic S.S. Company's steamer Maripos[?], 3500 horse-power, which has been transformed into an oil-burner, arrived at San Francisco on September 11 from Tahiti a day before she was expected, ...

    Article : 602 words
  26. THE DOLORES SONG RECITALS.

    Mdlle. Antonia Dolores, who concluded her successful tour of Tasmania on Friday night at Launceston, will open a short farewell season of three concerts at the Town Hall next Saturday. ...

    Article : 80 words
  27. NEWCASTLE.

    In regard to the perilous experience of the fourmasted barque Amazon, from Simoustown, outside the port on Wednesday morning last, Captain Fairbank, the pilot, who was on board, and returned with ...

    Article : 402 words
  28. DEATH OF CAPTAIN HESELTON.

    Captain Thomas Heselton, who since 1856 had been most prominently identified with shipping affairs in this city and in Melbourne, died on Saturday at his residence ini Ewenton-street, Balmain East. The ...

    Article : 404 words
  29. THE CATCHMENT AREA.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 370 words
  30. TOWN HALL ORGAN RECITALS.

    The City Organist opened his recital on Saturday with Merkel's "Sonata in E Minor," a fine piece of classic music, the closing fugue of which was rendered by the player with much animation. The ...

    Article : 200 words
  31. A YACHTING PARTY IN DANGER.

    Several members of Mr. J. C. Williamson's company now acting at the Palace Theatre had a thrilling experience on board the yacht Nona yesterday. The party, consisting of Mr. Graham, his wife and ...

    Article : 176 words
  32. PEOPLE'S REFORM LEAGUE.

    The provisional committee of the People's Reform League held a meeting on Friday evening, Mr. G. M. Macarthur Onslow being in the chair. A large amount of correspondence was considered, dealing ...

    Article : 351 words
  33. CENTENARY HALL POPULAR CONCERT.

    The popular concert at the Centenary Hall on Saturday night drew a crowded house, the special engagement of Madame Slapoffski being a great attraction. The entertainment throughout was of a ...

    Article : 306 words
  34. AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOCIATION.

    The board of directors of the Australian Natives' Association met at their rooms, Pitt-street, on Friday last, the president (Mr. William Martin, J.P.) being in the chair. Applications were received for the purpose ...

    Article : 177 words
  35. EASTERN AND AUSTRALIAN COMPANY'S FLEET.

    The Airlie sails from Ho[?]kong Oct. 23, [?]n rout[?] from Japan to Australian ports. The Australian sailed from Thursday Island Oct. 6, [?]n route to Japan. via Timor, Manil[?], ...

    Article : 118 words
  36. THE COAL EXPORT TRADE.

    The coal exported beyond the State for the week ended yesterday amounted to 54,506 tons, of which 27,501 tons were scut to inter-State ports and 26,996 tons to foreign ports, the distribution being as ...

    Article : 259 words
  37. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Last week £12,000 worth of Treasury bills, being a portion of the £239,000 authorised to be sold by the Act passed this session, was disposed of at the Treasury at par, bearing 3[?] per cent. interest dating ...

    Article : 473 words
  38. DEATH OF A CRIMEAN VETERAN.

    The death was announced a few days ago from Moruya of George Henry Solly at the age of 70. Mr. Solly was for 29 years overseer of the Wallsend Coal Company's works, but his connection with an ...

    Article : 703 words
  39. THE WRECKED BARQUENTINE MAY.

    The barquentine May went ashore close to where the Russian barque Concordia is stranded. The crew of the latter vessel, who now remain on board, witnessed the disaster, but were unable to render any ...

    Article : 299 words
  40. THE CYCLORAMA.

    The Cyclorama was well patronised on Saturday, and the story and pictures of the Battle of Gettysburg were followed with interest. The cinematograph and the magician's cave also gave pleasure ...

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  41. BURWOOD BRANCH.

    The Barwood branch of the Australian Natives' Association met at the Burwood School of A[?] Friday night. The following resolution was ad[?]: —"That section 6 of the general laws be so amended ...

    Article : 125 words
  42. THE FEDERAL LINE.

    Messrs. Birt and Co., Limited, managing agent[?] for the Federal line of steamers, report their steamers' and sailers' movements as under:— The Cornwall is loading at the Plate for South ...

    Article : 126 words
  43. NEWCASTLE TRADE STATISTICS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 482 words
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    At the [?] evening Professor M. W. [?] [?]ecture on "The Faust Story before and by Goethe." ...

    Article : 31 words
  45. PROTESTANT DEFENCE ASSOCIATION.

    There was a good attendance at St. David's Hall, Arthur-street, Surry Hills, on Saturday night, to hear the Rev. Dr. W. M. Dill Macky explain the "aims and objects" of the Australian Protestant ...

    Article : 324 words
  46. STOCK MOVEMENTS.

    Following are the stock movements to-day:— 594 wethers from Willie Ploma, trucked to Flemington, T. Elliott and Co., owners; 846 ewes and 200 wethers from Willie Pioma, trucked to ...

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  47. THE SPEED OF THE KAISER WILHELM DER GROSSE.

    The N.D.L. express liner Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse has now about five years' service behind her, and it is interesting to note how, from year to year, this leviathan has increased her speed. On ...

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  48. A FATAL FALL.

    The District Coroner, Mr. G. C. Martin, held an inquest on Saturday into the circumstances attending the death of Karl Anderson, the carpenter of the steamer Gulf of Bothnia. It appeared that late on ...

    Article : 80 words
  49. TRADE OF THE PORT.

    The statistical returns of the trade of the port for the nine months ended September 30 were issued from the Custom-house yesterday. Compared with the corresponding period of last year the export of ...

    Article : 101 words
  50. APPOINTMENTS.

    The undermentioned appointments have been gazetted:— Mr. C. J. Abigall as reader's assistant in the Government Printing Office. Mr. J. A. York, a ...

    Article : 420 words
  51. STATISTICS OF SHEEP AND LAMBS.

    Sir,—I note with surprise that the acting Chief Inspector of Stock (Mr. R. D. Jones) has thus early been able to make an official forecast of the number of sheep and lambs in the State on August ...

    Article : 459 words
  52. YASS QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The Quarter Sessions were opened in Yass this morning before his Honor Judge Rogers. The first case was that of Albert Bryett, charged with committing an assault upon a girl named Eliza Mitchell, ...

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  53. SAFETY CATCHES ON CAGES.

    As the result of representations made some time ago by the Colliery Employees' Federation to the Minister for Mines with regard to the question of compelling colliery managers to place safety catches ...

    Article : 548 words
  54. NEW ZEALAND.

    Mr. Cameron, dairy produce inspector in London, reports that there are good prospects for New Zealand factory butter next season, and urges the necessity of greater regularity in the shipments. ...

    Article : 35 words
  55. PARRAMATTA DISTRICT.

    An accident occurred in Parramatta Park on Saturday afternoon. Mr. John Black, manager of the "Argus" office, Parramatta, was proceding in a trap to the Lancer parade ground for the purpose of ...

    Article : 169 words
  56. TASMANIA.

    The steamer Tongariro, with Mr. Seddon and his party aboard, arrived his evening from the Cape, and anchored in the stream. Her stay will be brief, but the Premier (Sir Elliott Lewis) is arranging for ...

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  57. CASUALTIES.

    A boy named Hamilton Howarth, 13, living with his parents in George-street, Redfern, while attending a Sunday school picnic at Fern Bay on Saturday, attempted to climb over a barbed wire fence. He ...

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  58. NEW SCHOOL HALL FOR ROCKDALE.

    What promised to be an important function yesterday afternoon, the laying of a memorial stone in St. Joseph's R.C. new school hall at Rockdale, was postponed owing to the heavy rain which set in ...

    Article : 271 words
  59. STATE AID TO DENOMINATIONAL SCHOOLS.

    Sir,—With your permission I would like to pla[?] before the public something of importance which has not been mentioned by those who are so deeply interested in the question of granting State aid ...

    Article : 288 words
  60. NEW MUSIC.

    Messrs. Elvy and Co. forward new songs. "A Song of Might," by Julian Fredericks, is a bold, spirited, and melodious song of a patriotic character. "A Lotus Lily," by Neville Flux, is a song which ...

    Article : 249 words
  61. WOMEN'S MUNICIPAL FRANCHISE.

    Sir,—Will you allow me spare in your columns to call the attention of the Australian Protestant Defence Association to the fact that there are many Protestant women w[?]ose names are not on th[?] ...

    Article : 239 words
  62. DEATH IN A POLICE CELL.

    A dealer ramed Henry William Lardner, 32 years of age, died suddenly in a cell at the Central Police Station on Saturday night. The deceased was locked up at 5 p.m. on a charge of being drunk and ...

    Article : 135 words
  63. FATAL ACCIDENT TO A CHILD.

    A child named Hugh Russell Baxter, aged 18 months, fell down some stairs at his parents' residence, in Gibbs-street, Newtown, on Saturday evening. He was conveyed to Prince Alfred Hospital, ...

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  64. FALL FROM A TREE.

    Shortly before noon yesterday a boy named John Duffey, 12, was climbing a tree near the Lands Office, when he fell to the ground, a distance of 15ft. He was conveyed by Constable Woodrow to Sydney ...

    Article : 49 words
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