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  2. BITTEN BY A BLACK SPIDER.

    A resident of the town, Mr. A. M'Knight, got bitten by a black spider this morning, and is suffering great agony. He is under medical treatment. BOURKE, Thursday. ...

    Article : 1,379 words
  3. ST. JOSEPH'S COLLEGE.

    The annual distribution of prizes in connection with St. Joseph's College, Hunter's Hill (conducted by the Marist Brothers), took place yesterday after-noon. The gymnasium was rendered very attractive ...

    Article : 1,198 words
  4. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURF.

    Up to 5 p.m. to-day the secretary. Mr. P. O'Mara, will receive nominations for the half dozen events on the card for the Kensington pony and galloway meeting which takes place on Thursday next. The ...

    Article : 621 words
  5. MINING INTELLIGENCE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 532 words
  6. (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.)

    The selection committee of the Hunter River District Cricket Association met last night, and chose the following players to practise for inclusion in the match, against the First Grade Metropolitan Team, to be played on the ...

    Article : 100 words
  7. CYCLING.

    Messrs. Dodwell and Kennedy arrived from Queensland yesterday to take part in the Cyclists' Union meeting at the Sydney Cricket Ground tomorrow and Saturday week, and were received by ...

    Article : 470 words
  8. SINGLETON JOCKEY CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 129 words
  9. KENSINGTON PONY AND GALLOWAY RACES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 790 words
  10. YIELDS.

    Premier Mine, Coolgardie (fortnight), 170 tons,[?] 11dwt. The Fortune of War, W.A., 30 tons, 40oz. ...

    Article : 15 words
  11. NEWCASTLE SWIMMING CLUB.

    The first carnival this season of the Newcastle Swimming Club was held this evening at the Municipal Baths. There was an immense attendance. Mr. Thomas Brown acted ably as referee, and Mr. H. ...

    Article : 173 words
  12. MANAGERS' REPORTS.

    Alberton Quartz-mining Company, Tasmania, December 5.—Battery and engine working well; about 6 tons of stone crushed. Broken Hill Bonanza Silver-mining Company, No ...

    Article : 651 words
  13. THE AMIABLE CASE.

    In accordance with the resolution passed by the A.J.C. committee at the list monthly meeting, held on the 3rd instant relative to the Amiable case, the stewards of the Rosehill Racing Club met yesterday ...

    Article : 137 words
  14. CYCLING PARADE.

    An illuminated cycling parade, under the auspices of the Cyclists' Union, was held last night. Masterting about 80 riders, with machines gaily decked with Chinese lantorns, a start was made from ...

    Article : 134 words
  15. PEDESTRIANISM.

    Entries close this morning for the 75 yards pedestrian handicap to be run at Lillie Bridge next Monday night in conjunction with pony races. ...

    Article : 26 words
  16. BILLARDS.

    The above was continued last night with the following results:— W. Day (receives 95) beat J. Dalveen (receives 35) by 74; J. Kerr (receives 100) beat T. O'Connor (receives 100) ...

    Article : 63 words
  17. THE CURRAWANG COMPANY.

    The first general meetiug of the Currawang Copper, Gold, and Silver Mining Company, Limited, was held on Wednesday at 15 Post Office-chambers. The retiring directors, Messrs. W. J. Collins, W. H. ...

    Article : 61 words
  18. THE MORNING GALLOPS.

    With the near approach of the midsummer campaign, the proceedings at Randwick in the early mornings become of more interest to students of the turf, and the fact of the course proper being placed ...

    Article : 775 words
  19. AQUATICS.

    At the last meeting of this club the umpire, in reporting the result of last Saturday's 22ft. race, stated that be had disqualified the second boat, Esmeralda, for an infringment of one of the sailing rules. An ...

    Article : 113 words
  20. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) MOUNT MORGAN COMPANY.

    The half-yearly meeting of shareholders of the Mount Morgan Gold-mining Company is to be held on the 17th instant. The profit and loss account for the six months ended November shows an ...

    Article : 1,556 words
  21. AMUSEMENTS. THEATRICAL LAST NIGHTS.

    Mr. George Rignold will make his last appearance in "Henry V.," with its stirring speeches and splendid tableaux, at the Theatre Royal to-night, when the Chancellor and Senat of the University ...

    Article : 77 words
  22. ADDITION TO THE 22FT. CLASS.

    A rather novel addition his been made to the now popular 22ft. class. Mr. C. Messenger, the owner unit builder of the 24ft. boat Willia, last week decided to transform her into a 22-footer by taking ...

    Article : 102 words
  23. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SMOKE CONCERT.

    At the ivitation of Mr. A. W. Meeks, president of the Chamber of Commerce, the members of that body met at a smoke concert at the Chamber last evening. There were about 100 members present, ...

    Article : 520 words
  24. LILLIE BRIDGE RACES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 186 words
  25. ROYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUADRON.

    At the last monthly meeting of members of the above, held in the squadron room, Pitt-street, RearCommodore W. M. Cameron in the chair, Messrs. N. M. Cohen and Allan Uther were elected members ...

    Article : 81 words
  26. LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY.

    By the mail steamer Mo[?]wai there armed Miss Schultze and Miss Moore, who are here on a visit. These ladies have had charge of the Girls' Training College in Samoa, and give some interesting ...

    Article : 381 words
  27. BOWLS.

    A meeting of the committee of the above was held at the Hotel Australia last night. Mr. W. Macleod (vice-president) occupied the chair. The combined Newcastle clubs intimated that Mr. J. R. Rodgers ...

    Article : 235 words
  28. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    Departure: Frank Guy, schooner, for Rockhampton. (For Continuation of Shipping [?] Page 6.) SHIPPING REPORTS. (Continued from Page 4.) ...

    Article : 493 words
  29. BEGA JOCKEY CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 376 words
  30. THE CIVIL SERVICE SUPERANNUATION FUND. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—In your issue of to-day a correspondent, writing over the nom de plume of "Scrutator," regarding the Civil Service Fund, refers to the advantages, &c., to be gained by ceasing to contribute ...

    Article : 454 words
  31. MILLERS AND FLOUR MERCHANTS V. BAKERS.

    ThE third annual match between the Millers and Flour Merchants of Sydney and the Master Bakers took place yesterday afternoon on the Randwick green. Thee game resulted in a win for the Millers ...

    Article : 271 words
  32. CRICKET.

    In the programme for the senior electorate competition the Sydney Cricket Ground was set down for the 12th December and 16th January for the match Paddington v. South Sydney. A few weeks ...

    Article : 679 words
  33. CHURCH NEWS.

    A very interesting service of song entitled the "Californian Nugget" was rendered in the Mission Hall, Chippendale, on Wednesday night, by the choir and orchestra of the mission. Mr. T. H. ...

    Article : 211 words
  34. VICTORIAN SPORTING.

    Hova, having finished stud duties for the season, will be taken in hand again next week by his owner, who is hopeful that the horse will stand another preparation. ...

    Article : 65 words
  35. FORGOTTEN SYDNEY.

    Sir,—Your correspondent "Balmain" in your issue of the 9th instant refers to the old burial, ground in George-street, where the Town Hall now stands. I would like to mention a few facts in ...

    Article : 505 words
  36. THE MAIL STREAMERS.

    The R.M.S. Oroya, from London 13th November, left Colombo on the 8th December for Australian ports. ...

    Article : 19 words
  37. MOONEE VALLEY RACES.

    A race meeting was held at Moonee Valley this afternoon. The weather was fine, but the attendance, as is now the rule at suburban meetings, was very small. Chartr[?]se, an up-country horse, ...

    Article : 208 words
  38. THE FRAM.

    Messrs. Gilchrist, Watt, and Co. yesterday cleared this steamer with 4697 bates wool and 45 bales skins. The vessel armed at 5 o'clock on Monday evening, the 7th commenced loading at midday on Tuesday, the 8th, took ...

    Article : 61 words
  39. TO-MORROW'S MATCHES.

    Fourteen clubs will play next Saturday. St. Leonards meet Glebe at St. Leonards, Globe and Ashfield play at Wentworth Park, Victoria Park and U.R.C. play at Victoria Park, Brighton and ...

    Article : 311 words
  40. THE ISLAND TRIP OF THE TAVIUNI.

    The Union Company's Taviuni, Captain R. E. Smith [?] rived from Auckland, via Friendly. Navigator, and Fiji Islands, at 9 a.m. yesterday. She left Auckland at 6 p.m. on the 15th November, and proceeded to the Bay of ...

    Article : 159 words
  41. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—The adoption without qualification of the sweeping recommendation of the Public Service Board to reduce all pensions by 15 per cent, will, in cases of small pensions, not only work an injustice, but ...

    Article : 352 words
  42. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    The latest stock passings are:—6000 owes, from Gorian to Inverell, via Wee Waa and Millie, Stirton Brothers owners. ...

    Article : 26 words
  43. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES.

    Sir,—I beg to thank you for publishing my letter last Saturday. "P.D.S.J.T." in this day's issue does not correct my letter. He quite agrees with me when he says that the Friendly Societies Act does ...

    Article : 167 words
  44. THE THUNDER QUEEN SENSATION.

    Mr. J. Rowan, the owner of Thunder Queen, and Keily, the trainer, have been interviewed by the sporting editor of the S.A. Register with reference to the story that an attempt was made to "stiffen" ...

    Article : 147 words
  45. SAILING VESSELS DUE.

    SAILING VESSELS [?] The following sailing vessels are due:—Buckingham, ship, from Liverpool. 93 days; Amphitrite, ship, from Hamburg 93 days; Harry Morse, barque, from ...

    Article : 48 words
  46. Advertising

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    Advertising : 136 words
  47. Advertising

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    Advertising : 91 words
  48. QUEENSLAND TURF CLUB SUMMER MEETING.

    The first day of the Q.T.C. Summer Meeting was to-day. The weather was gloriously fine, but the attendance was only moderate. The track was heavy owing to the recent rains. Although the ...

    Article : 462 words
  49. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 28 words
  50. SWIMMING.

    The Hon. Jacob Garrard (Minister for Public Instruction) visited Balmain yesterday afternoon on the occasion of the carnival inaugurated by the Western Suburbs Public schools, which was held at ...

    Article : 608 words
  51. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 29 words
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