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  2. THE COMMONWEALTH PARLIAMENT.

    The Speaker took the chair at 7.30 p.m. ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS. The ATTORNEY-GENERAL, in answer to Mr. Crouch (Vic.), said the Postmaster-General was ...

    Article : 1,824 words
  3. VICTORIA. THE WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales to-day 5244 bales were offered, and all were sold. There was a choice selection of merino wool, for which competition was extremely brisk, and the market generally for merinoes was firm ...

    Article : 48 words
  4. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. WIDENING OF RAILWAY GAUGES.

    An influential deputation consisting of legislators and representatives of Adelaide merchants waited on the Premier to-day to urge that the narrow gauge railway between Wolseley and Mount Gambier ...

    Article : 149 words
  5. SOUTH COAST DAIRYING INDUSTRY.

    The land on the South Coast is pre-emmently adapted for grazing. To call it fertile is hardly expressive enough. It is exceedingly so, a rich black loam carrying succulent herbage, watered by ...

    Article : 2,221 words
  6. BRITISH AND FOREIGN SHIPPING.

    Arrivals:—Minna Colds, from Fremantle; Dunblane, from Lyttelton; Perthshire, from Sydney, via ports; Melele, from Wallaroo; Aughsburg, s., from Adelaide, via ports; Sultana, from Albany; Chemaitz, s., from Sydney, ...

    Article : 172 words
  7. NEWCASTLE. INQUEST ON A FIRE.

    The second inquiry into the circumstances surrounding an outbreak of fire at the tailoring premises of Messrs. Silk and Williams, situated at 17 Hunter-street, city, on the morning of October 30 last, was ...

    Article : 261 words
  8. THE MAIL STEAMERS.

    The R.M.S. Rome left Colombo on December 9. The Rhein arrived at Colombo on the 9th instant, homeward. The Karlsrube arrived at Southampton on the 8th ...

    Article : 53 words
  9. THE BISHOPRIC OF BENDIGO.

    The protest entered by the parishioners of St. Paul's, Bendigo, against the claims of Archdeacon M'Cullagh to the Bendigo Bishopric being overlooked, has drawn from Archdeacon M'Cullagh a ...

    Article : 512 words
  10. THE UNION LINE.

    The Wanaka leaves Auckland for Suva on Saturday next. The Manapouri is due to-morrow from Fiji. The Monowai is due to-day from Wellington. ...

    Article : 37 words
  11. TWO FATALITIES.

    A remarkable coincidence was brought to light to-day by the similarity of two fatal accidents in different parts of the State. A report from Salisbury states that Edward Quinlivan, aged 22, of Dry ...

    Article : 321 words
  12. MOVEMENTS OF STEAMERS CONSIGNED TO BURNS, PHILP, AND CO., LIMITED.

    The Arawatta, for Melbourne, left Sydney yesterday, arrive there 12th, leakes Saturday, 14th, and is due to arrive in Sydney on Monday, 16th, and sails hence for Queensland ports on the 17th. ...

    Article : 656 words
  13. WATER AND SEWERAGE BOARD.

    The weekly meetiug of the Huuter District Water Supply and Sewerage Board was held at the offices, Newcastle, this morning. The president (Mr. W. J. Millner) occupied the chair, and Messrs. J. W. ...

    Article : 230 words
  14. THE BENDIGO TRAGEDY.

    The Bendigo murder continues to be the topic of conversation, but up to the present none of the theories suggested, although followed assiduously, has given any clue to the perpetrator of the deed. ...

    Article : 575 words
  15. THE COAL EXPORT TRADE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 137 words
  16. QUEENSLAND.

    To-day was observed as a public holiday, it being the 42nd aniversary of separation from New South Wales. The weather was line, and large crowds of persons took part in the Q.T.C. races and harhour ...

    Article : 258 words
  17. PORT HUNTER SAILING CLUB.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 272 words
  18. THE GULF LINE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 92 words
  19. SCHOOL LIFE IN GREECE.

    In many respects (the "Public School Magazine" says) the Greek schoolboy was less favoured than the English. In the first place there were no Public schools. Every morning he setout for school under ...

    Article : 1,046 words
  20. LUND'S LINE OF STEAMERS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 88 words
  21. WESTERN AUSTRALIA. THE CARPENTERS' STRIKE.

    The official report was published to-day of the board of conciliation in the matter of the carpenters' dispute. The board recommends that 48 hours constitate a week's work, with a minimum rate of 1s 4½d ...

    Article : 104 words
  22. OCEAN S.S. COMPANY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 79 words
  23. CHURCH NEWS. RANDWICK PRESBYTERIAN SUNDAY SCHOOL.

    The scholars of the Randwick Presbyterian Sunday School, assisted by the church choir, rendered the cantata "The Victories of Judah," in the local Town Hall on Monday evening before a large ...

    Article : 154 words
  24. AUSTRALIAN-SOUTH AFRICAN S.S. COMPANY.

    The Orange Branch, s., is completing her loading for Durban and Capetown, and sails from here an Wednesday next, completing at Melbourne. The Vine Branch, s., arrived at Durban on the 7th instant, ...

    Article : 37 words
  25. THE POPULATION.

    The Registrar-General's return of the population at the end of November, exclusive of aborigines, is 193,461. ...

    Article : 17 words
  26. THE BRITISH-INDIA LINE.

    Messrs. Burns, Philp, and Co., Limited, have received advice that the Itaura, which sailed from Calcutta, for Australia on November 1, left Batavia on the 6th instant, having been defained there owing to an accident to her ...

    Article : 42 words
  27. THE NEW CITY ORGANIST.

    Mr. Arthur Mason, the newly-appointed city organist of Sydney, is an Australian, having been born in Maryborough (Queensland) just 32 years ago. Having received ...

    Article : 455 words
  28. HARBOUR REMOVALS.

    The barque Helios, which arrived yesterday from Antwerp, will be taken to Dalton's Wharf this morning to discharge. Teh German-Australian steamer Varzin was yesterday ...

    Article : 65 words
  29. THE QUESTION OF SEARCHING MINERS.

    A ballot of the Horseshoe miners taken this morning in regard to the searching system was unanimously in favour of accepting the offer made by the company's manager to the deputation which ...

    Article : 127 words
  30. THE POOR CLARE'S CONVENT.

    The sale of work in aid of the Poor Clare's Convent, Waverley, opened by the Very Rev. Dean O'Haran on Thursday last, was concluded on Saturday afternoon and evening. The attendance was ...

    Article : 54 words
  31. BAR HARBOURS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 128 words
  32. CONCERT AT PADDINGTON.

    At St. George's Hall, Glenmore-road, Paddington, on Monday evening a concert was given under the auspices of the Young Women's Institute. There was a good attendance, and the programme ...

    Article : 86 words
  33. NEW ZEALAND.

    The finding of the Court of Inquiry into the recent fire on the Waimate states that the fire originated in some flax, and that evety means was adopted to suppress the outbreak. ...

    Article : 88 words
  34. INSURANCE ON FRENCH SHIPS.

    According to a cable message from Sydney, N.S.W., says "Fairplay," the whole of the underwriters in Australia have, on account of the exceptionally large percentage of mishaps met with by French sailing ships launched ...

    Article : 54 words
  35. LIGHT RAILWAYS.

    Sir,—The question of railway extension in this country being now very much to the fore, I would, with your permission, offer a few suggestions. The rapid development of the motor car has made it ...

    Article : 601 words
  36. GERMAN STEAMER FOR MANILA.

    A direct service between Hamburg and Manila is now maintained by the East-Asiatic line of cargo boats worked jointly by the Hamburg-American line and the Norddentscher Lloyd. The pioneer boat in the new service ...

    Article : 69 words
  37. VITAL STATISTICS FOR NOVEMBER.

    In the report of the Government Statistician on the vital statistics of the metropolis for the month of November, it is stated that during the month 1016 children were born, being 22 more than the average for November during the ...

    Article : 178 words
  38. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The steamer Tsmah, from Hongkong, arrived at noon yesterday, and sailed for southern ports the same afternoon. Her passengers from here are Messrs. Bradshaw and Sayles, and her cargo 14 bags ...

    Article : 46 words
  39. INTERNATIONAL CRICKET. THE TEST MATCH.

    Members of the Australian Eleven were out in the forenoon and afternoon yesterday at the Sydney Cricket Ground, working hard at the practice nets, and the majority of the Englishmen were out in the ...

    Article : 86 words
  40. STATE PARLIAMENTS. VICTORIA.

    The Legislative Assembly met at 7.30 p.m. Mr. F. Madden, on a motion for adjournment, urged that with a view to minimise risk from bush fires caused by sparks from engines, railway reserves should be ...

    Article : 161 words
  41. Advertising

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    Advertising : 822 words
  42. THE NEWCASTLE MATCH.

    The gale receipts for the two days' cricket match between the English Eleven and the Northern District amounted to £225. ...

    Article : 27 words
  43. CATTLE AND HORSES FROM QUEENSLAND.

    A proclamation is published in "Government Gazette" No. 1032 setting forth the conditions under which cattle and horses other than horses in actual work may for a period of 12 months be admitted into this State from a ...

    Article : 137 words
  44. WEST MAITLAND, Tuesday.

    The total receipts at the match against MacLaren's Eleven amounted to £290 11s 2d, and the expenses to £201 15s 7d, leaving a credit balance of £88 15s 7d. ...

    Article : 31 words
  45. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Council to-day messages were received from the Assembly agreeing to the Council's amendments in the Prickly Pear Bill, but insisting on its amendments in the Public Service Bill. The ...

    Article : 147 words
  46. FALL FROM A SCAFFOLD.

    A labourer named Henry Weeks, aged 32 years, was working on a scaffold at the Co-operative Wholesale Society's works, Bennett-road, Alexandna, yesterday, when by some means he fell to the ground, a ...

    Article : 88 words
  47. Advertising

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    Advertising : 78 words
  48. CHINA CABLES.

    The Postmaster-General has been informed that the Foochow-Shanghai cable has been restored. ...

    Article : 14 words
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