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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSIONERS.

    Messrs. Wilson and Houston, members of the Public Service Board, arrived last night. To-day they inspected some of the public departments and made a number of inquiries. On Monday they will hear ...

    Article : 138 words
  3. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURF.

    Among the fixtures that demand the attention of owners and trainers of racehorses to-day is the closing of entries for the leading handicaps of the Australian Jockey Club Summer Meeting, which ...

    Article : 1,013 words
  4. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    Arrivals: De[?]port, barque, at Auckland, from Newcastle; Invereargill, ship, at Wellington, from London. (For Continuation of Shipping see Page 6.) SHIPPING REPORTS. ...

    Article : 239 words
  5. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.)

    In the senior cricket matches on Saturday the match between the Port Austral and the South Adelaide excited a lot of interest. The Port Austral made a disappointing show with the b[?] being dismissed for 1[?]0, of which E. ...

    Article : 491 words
  6. LAWN TENNIS.

    The Intercolonial Lawn Tennis Tournament was concluded yesterday under favourable conditions. The contest between Kearney and Dunlop for the championship proved close and exciting. One of ...

    Article : 320 words
  7. THE SOUTHERN COAL TRADE.

    The coal trade last month from all jettios and the Wollongong Harbour amounted to 69,075 tons, the largest quantity for any month with the exception of May last, the time of the Northern strike, when ...

    Article : 79 words
  8. ELECTRIC LIGHTING AT NARRABRI.

    The Narrabri Council last night received 10 tenders for the loan of £3000 to light the town with electricity. The tender of Messrs. Mullens and Sons for the amount in £100 debentures at 5½ per cent, ...

    Article : 119 words
  9. THE MAIL STEAMERS.

    The R.M.S. Oruba, hence to London, arrived on Saturday at Albany. The R.M.S. Australia, from London to Sydney, left the S[?]phore at 8.15 p m. on Saturday. Her mails will be ...

    Article : 95 words
  10. SYDNEY AMATEUR SAILING CLUB.

    Two races were sailed under this club's auspices on Saturday last, one being a handicap for small raters and the other a best and best general handicap. The raters' race was the first started, for ...

    Article : 784 words
  11. THE R.M.S. AUSTRAL.

    The Orient line steamer Austral, in command of Captain J. F. Anderson, on Saturday arrived from London, via the usual ports of call. Captain Anderson reports that the Austral left Gravesend at 3.40 p.m. on the 2nd October. ...

    Article : 272 words
  12. THE BERRY SHOW.

    The show grounds are looking magnificent and the aunexes to the pavilion are now being erected. All the noted herds in the coast districts will be represented. Lord Hampden's reception on the ...

    Article : 77 words
  13. AQUATICS.

    On Saturday a general handicap race for all yachts belonging to the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron was sailed. The yachts entered, with their respective time allowances, were as follows:— ...

    Article : 1,313 words
  14. CANTERBURY (N.Z.) JOCKEY CLUB SPRING MEETING.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 263 words
  15. TENTERFIELD PROTECTION LEAGUE.

    A largely attended meeting was held in the School of Arts this afternoon for the purpose of resuscitating the protection league. Mr. J. H. Reid presided. Mr. H. Bates was appointed president, ...

    Article : 107 words
  16. TEACHERS' TENNIS TOURNAMENT.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 79 words
  17. THE ABERDEEN LINE.

    On Saturday the steamship Aberdeen arrived from London by way of Capetown with passengers and general cargo. She is to Messrs. Dalgety and Co. The Aberdeen, Captain A. T. Wills, left the Royal Albert d[?]ks at 2.20 p.m. on ...

    Article : 560 words
  18. CRICKET.

    The heavy thunderstorm that broke over the city and suburbs on Saturday afternoon prevented all but a couple of the prem[?]p engagements from taking place. The University Oval, where South ...

    Article : 872 words
  19. STORAGE OF EXPLOSIVES AT BROKEN HILL.

    There has been some uneasiness locally lately as to a rumour that a considerable quantity of explosives in excess of that allowed by the Explosives Act is stored in the magazines northward of Broken ...

    Article : 136 words
  20. QUEENSLAND TURF CLUB SPRING MEETING.

    The Q.T.C. Spring Meeting was concluded at Eagle Farm on Saturday. The weather was splendid; there was a large attendance. The track was in good order, and the racing was of an ...

    Article : 134 words
  21. SALVATION ARMY BARRACKS.

    Colonel Estill, accompanied by Major Veal and Staff-captain Taylor, of the Salvation Army, arrived by train this morning, and were welcomed at the railway station this afternoon. They opened the ...

    Article : 114 words
  22. VICTORIAN CLUB MEETING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 648 words
  23. WINGECARRIBEE RACE CLUB.

    The annual meeting of members of the Wingecarribee Race Club was held at Ingate's Hotel here this afternoon. Mr. J. A. Badgery presided. The secretary's report and balance-sheet, showing a ...

    Article : 135 words
  24. ARRIVAL OF THE OVALAU.

    The steamer Ovalan, Captain George Crawshaw, from Auckland, via the Friendly, Navigator, and Fiji groups, arrived in Watson's Bay at 1 o'clock on Saturday morning. She left Auckland on the 21st October, called at ...

    Article : 158 words
  25. A WOOLSHED BURNT OUT.

    The woolshed belonging to Mr. G. Wake, of Ashfield, was destroyed by fire on Thursday night. It contained about 30 bales of wool and machinery, which were partly insured. The origin of the fire is ...

    Article : 47 words
  26. SYDNEY FLYING SQUADRON.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 518 words
  27. HOTEL DESTROYED BY FIRE.

    A disastrous fire occurred at Vacy at 2 a.m. to-day. The Farmers' Hotel, occupied by Mr. Bernard Higgins, was totally destroyed. The stock and furniture were insured. The origin of the outbreak has ...

    Article : 47 words
  28. THE ELM BRANCH.

    Another of the turret type of steamers, the Elm Branch, has arrived to take her place in the wool-loading fleet for Messrs. Tyser and Co. The Oak branch, one of the same line, is now loading at Moore's Wharf for the Continent. ...

    Article : 119 words
  29. VICTORIAN SPORTING.

    Though the attendance at Caulfield on Saturday was not up to expectations, the Victorian Club will make a profit of about£100 over the meeting. Paul Pry, who went into R. H. Frew's stable a ...

    Article : 89 words
  30. FIRE AT BROKEN HILL.

    Early last evening a fire broke out in Oxide-street, whereby three shops under one roof, with their contents, were totally destroyed. The buildings were constructed of wood and iron, and were tenauted by ...

    Article : 74 words
  31. PROPOSED LIVERPOOL TO MULGOA RAILWAY.

    Considerable interest has been manifested of late by the residents of Liverpool respecting the location of the starting point of the above railway. This was in a great measure due to the remarks made in the ...

    Article : 287 words
  32. THE GERA.

    The Gera, one of the steamers of the Nordde[?]er Lloyd line, which arrived yesterday from Bremen, Southampton, via Colombo and the intercolonial ports, reports an enjoyable voyage. The passengers, of whom on ...

    Article : 74 words
  33. WARWICK FARM RACING CLUB NOVEMBER MEETING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,860 words
  34. SERIOUS CHARGE AGAINST A MISSIONARY.

    At the Boggabri Police Court to-day, before Mr. Kenyon, P.M., and Mr. J. Humphries, J.P., John Walton, an agent for the Bush Missionary Society in connection with the Presbyterian Church, was ...

    Article : 1,736 words
  35. THE ARISTIDES, FROM LONDON—SMART PASSAGE.

    The ship Aristides anchored last night in Watson's Bay. She left Gravesend on 25th August at 5.30 p.m., crossed the equator on 25th September in 31 days out: rounded the Cape 18th October, [?] days out; rounded Tasmania 11th ...

    Article : 128 words
  36. THE KILMORY AMONGST ICE.

    The iron ship Kilmory, which on Saturday arrived from Liverpool, fell in with a lot of ice in the Southern Ocean. Between the Cape of Good Hope, which was passed on the 14th October, and the Crozets, some very large bergs, up to ...

    Article : 178 words
  37. NEWCASTLE TATTERSALL'S CLUB MEETING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 388 words
  38. CENTRAL CUMBERLAND v. REDFERN.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 279 words
  39. LANE COVE SAILING CLUB.

    Owing to the light nature of the wind the officals of this club had some difficulty in getting the several craft away to satisfactory starts on Saturday. In the A and B class races the course was ...

    Article : 603 words
  40. CHURCH NEWS.

    Special anniversary services in connection with the Sunday school of the Balmain Presbyterian Church took place yesterday, and were attended by large congregations. ...

    Article : 531 words
  41. THE FORTH—ICE SIGHTED.

    The ship Forth, a well-known clipper in the Australian trade, under Captain Kydd, yesterday arrived from London in [?]4 days. She was four days in the channel and had poor sailing weather to the line, crossed on 15th ...

    Article : 53 words
  42. CHARITY ORGANISATION SOCIETY.

    The committee held their monthly meeting on Wednesday last. There were present Messrs. E. Fosbery (chairman), F. C. Griffiths, J. T. Lingen, J. Keep, and J. Sidney (secretary). The report of the ...

    Article : 102 words
  43. GLEBE ROWING CLUB REGATTA.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,069 words
  44. SECOND GRADE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 83 words
  45. NARRANDERA AMATEUR TURF CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 99 words
  46. THE PROPOSED COAL DUTY IN VICTORIA.

    Sir,—I notice that the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce has been asked to take some action with the view of preventing the imposition of a coal duty by Victoria on the ground that the proposal, should ...

    Article : 187 words
  47. FIRST JUNIOR COMPETITION.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 196 words
  48. ROSEBERY PARK PONY AND GALLOWAY RACES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 222 words
  49. OTHER MATCHES.

    Mes[?]rs. Bri[?] Drysdale, and Co. and the Permanent Artillery met at the Victoria Barracks grounds, the play resulting in a draw. The Artillerymen compiled 101 runs for the loss of five wickets, at which the innings was declared closed. ...

    Article : 116 words
  50. Advertising

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    Advertising : 0 words
  51. CYCLING.

    Considerable interest was manifested in the [?]ayney Bicycle Club Road Race, it being the first held here. A large number of spectators assembled to witness the start. The course was to King's Plains ...

    Article : 108 words
  52. Advertising

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    Advertising : 21 words
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