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  2. THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION. THE FIFTH DAY'S SHOOTING.

    The annual prize-meeting of the National Rifle Association of New South Wales was continued at the Randwick Rifle Range yesterday, when the B series of matches for "junior" shots was concluded. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  3. COUNTRY NEWS. ATTEMPTED HIGHWAY ROBBERY.

    A rather daring attempt at highway robbery has been reported to the local police by Constable Kirkland, resident constable at Bodangom. A carrier named Cooney states that he was bailed up at about ...

    Article : 175 words
  4. WELLINGTON GASWORKS QUESTION.

    A special meeting of the municipal council was held last night to consider the result of the referendum vote of the latepayers on the gas question taken last Saturday. There was a full attendance of aldermen, ...

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  5. A PECULIAR ACCIDENT TO A CHILD.

    A peculiar and serious accident happened to Mr. James Ohver's 18-months-old boy at Maharatta. The child was playing at a gate in the yard with other children. The gate is a heavy swing gate, and while ...

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  6. LAND SETTLEMENT.

    The Dubbo Land Board has recommended the exchange of 24,273 acres, Terramungamine holding, for an equal area on the same holding. A petition is being signed by a number of residents of this district ...

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  7. WANDERINGS OF THE WATER BUFFALO.

    The Indian Government has recently formed dairy farms to supply milk and butter for the use of the troops. The fine breeds of Indian cattle are used in these dairies, but cow buffaloes are also kept on account of ...

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  8. MINING FATALITY.

    A fatal accident occurred at the great copper mine yeslerday afternoon. Three men were working at the 300ft. level when a fall of earth took place. Arthur Ginger was killed and Freely and Campbell ...

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  9. PROPOSED BEGA-EDEN RAILWAY.

    Messrs. Fehon and Kirkcaldie (Railway Commissioners) and Mr. Harper (Traffic Manager) arrived here this afternoon, and were met by a number of leading residents, several of whom supplied ...

    Article : 369 words
  10. PROPOSED LIVERPOOL-BLAYNEY LINE.

    Recently an officer of the Public Works Department examined the route of the proposed line from Liverpool to Blayney. He closes his report as follows:—"Talking into consideration the broken ...

    Article : 212 words
  11. THE SHEARING SEASON.

    In connection with the recent shearers' riet at Germanton the following persons appeared before the police court this morning charged with riotous behaviour, viz., Charles Martin and Joseph Healy ...

    Article : 189 words
  12. BOWRAL MUNICIPAL COUNCIL.

    A meeting of the municipal council was held last night Correspondence was received from the Works Department stating that a special grant of £100 had been made available for expenditure on the Gib-road ...

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  13. PARRAMATTA DISTRICT. A FATAL FALL.

    Mr. J. H. Buller, a well-known resident of Manly (of the firm of Butler Brothers), who for the past few days has been staying at the Woolpack Hotel, Parramatta, died at noon on Friday from injuries ...

    Article : 307 words
  14. VISIT BY THE PREMIER.

    The Premier (Mr. John See), accompanied by Mr. Critchett Walker (Principal Under-Secretary), paid visit to the range yesterday, and was entertained by the council at luncheon. The New South ...

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  15. FLOWER SHOWS AND FAIRS.

    The Lismore Agricultural Society's flower show and fair closed last evening. The receipts amounted to about £50. MUDGEE, Friday. ...

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  16. DEATHS.

    Mr. George Nicholas Roche, Clerk of Petty Sessions, who left here at the beginning of last month, with the intention of getting married in Sydney, died last night at Parramatta from bronchitis. Deceased ...

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  17. ST. ANDREW'S ANNIVERSARY.

    On Thursday evening the anniversary celebrations in connection with St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church were further celebrated by a tea and public meeting and concert, held in the Macquarie Hall. There was ...

    Article : 187 words
  18. DESTRUCTION OF PESTS.

    The Stock Board has decided to cease paying for rabbit and hare scalps, also to send Mr. H. L. Mater, stock inspector, to the rabbit-infested districts, where poisoning is being carried on, to report ...

    Article : 142 words
  19. SOUTH COAST.

    Influenza is still prevalent. BOMBALA, Friday. The committee of the Exhibition Society has decided to hold the annual show on March 18, 19, ...

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  20. FIRE SERVICES AT THE ASYLUMS.

    During the past week the various district fire brigades have been testing the efficiency of the fire services at the various benevolent asylums at Parramatta and Newington. The services at Parramatta ...

    Article : 67 words
  21. QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The only criminal case dealt with by Judge Gibson at the Quarter Sessions yesterday was one of forgery preferred against Richard Hughes, who pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to 18 months' ...

    Article : 152 words
  22. DEATH OF MR. G. ROCHE.

    Mr. George Roche, 31 years of age, an esteemed resident of Parramatta, died after a short illness Mr. Roche, who held the position of C.P.S. at Hay, came to Parramatta some eight weeks back to spend ...

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  23. ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY.

    The monthly meeting of the Zoological Society was held yesterday at the gardens. Moore Park. The president, Dr. Rundle, was in the chair. There were also present Dr. Todd, Dr. Dansey, and Messrs. ...

    Article : 226 words
  24. MISHAP AT IRONWORKS.

    Great excitement was occasioned at the ironworks yesterday owing to the flywheel of the merchant mill breaking in pieces and flying all around. At noon the mill was working as usual when a tremendous ...

    Article : 256 words
  25. LIVERPOOL DISTRICT PROGRESS ASSOCIATION.

    A meeting of the above was held last night, Mr. W. A. Smith, J.P., was in the chair. A letter was received from the Hurstville Progress Association, soliciting the association's co-operation in an effort ...

    Article : 187 words
  26. QUARTER SESSIONS.

    Courts of Quarter Sessions will be held in November as follows:—Wellington, November 1; Kempsey, 4th; Orange, 5th; Bega, 5th; Port Macquarie, 7th; Gundagai, 8th; Tarce, 11th; Forbes, 12th, Cootamundra, ...

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