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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. CROWN LANDS SALE.

    A Crown lands sale took place to-day at the Courthouse, Carcoar, when the land agent disposed of the following:—Twenty-two suburban allotments of 1 acre and less, in the township of Lyndhurst, at the ...

    Article : 109 words
  3. THE FEDERAL CONVENTION.

    The mention in the Herald yesterday of a number of names of possible candidates for the Federal Convention elections appears to have acted as a spur to the ambition of about 20 members of Parliament, ...

    Article : 975 words
  4. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    Arrival.—Northern chief, barque, from Newcastle December 5. Departure.—Jasper, barquentine, for Bundaberg from Lyttelton. ...

    Article : 483 words
  5. THE BOYS' BRIGADE.

    An entertainment was given to the members of the Boys' Brigade in their own hall, Elizabeth-street, last evening under the direction of Mr. Lawrence Campbell. The attendance was good. Most of the ...

    Article : 539 words
  6. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURF.

    A programme of pony and galloway races will be run through to-day at Kensington, the first event being timed for 2.15. The usual facilities will be afforded for reaching the course by omnibus and ...

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  7. AMUSEMENTS. THEATRE ROYAL.

    "Tommy Atkinn," the new military drama which is to form Mr. George Rignold's Christmas piece at the Theatre Royal, will be produced for the first time in sydney this evening. The play will be most ...

    Article : 118 words
  8. CRICKET.

    The Queensland junior team, consisting of 15 players, from whom 11 will be selected to meet the Sydney juniors, arrived by express train from Brisbane yesterday, and were met by Messrs. R. Brown, ...

    Article : 340 words
  9. ROBBERY FROM AN HOTEL.

    A burglary took place at the Prince of Wales Hotel early this morning. Some person broke into the room usually occupied by the landlord, but then by a visitor, Mr. John Powell, of Nundle. £28 in ...

    Article : 103 words
  10. HER MAJESTY'S THEATRE.

    Mr. C. B. Westmacott will open his Christmas season at her Majesty's Theatre to-night with a production of the pantomime "Sinbad the Sailor." A long series of gorgeous tableaux have been painted ...

    Article : 102 words
  11. A WHEAT STACK BURNT.

    Mr. Harry Johnstone, a well-known resident of Amaroo, sustained a heavy loss on Sunday, when a stack of wheat, containing about 400 b[?]shels, was destroyed by fire. Three young children were ...

    Article : 76 words
  12. HANDEL'S "MESSIAH."

    The Philharmonic Society will give their customary performance of Handel's "Messiah" at the Town Hall to-morrow night, when Signor Hazon will conduct the full chorus and orchestra, Mr. Rivers ...

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  13. THE MAIL STEAMERS.

    The Polyn[?]sien, from Marscilles 6th instant, left Colombo on the 22nd instant at 2 p.m., and will probably arrive at Albany on the 1st January about 4 a.m., Adelaide on the 4th January about 8a.m., Melbourne on the 6th ...

    Article : 69 words
  14. DROWNED IN THE PEEL RIVER.

    William Sinclair, aged 50, a woolclasser, lately employed at Pallal station, was found drowned in the Peel River this morning. He arrived late last night by coach, and left his hotel with a companion ...

    Article : 130 words
  15. PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS v. BURWOOD ELECTORATE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,190 words
  16. TOWN HALL ORGAN RECITALS.

    The City Organist will give a special festival recital at the Town Hall this evening. Mr. Wiegand has formed his programme of popular sacred pieces, and will accordingly play Gounod's "Naz[?]reth," ...

    Article : 51 words
  17. THE WOOLLOOMOOLOO—A FAST PASSAGE.

    Messrs. Gilchrist, Watt, and Co. are in receipt of a cable advising the arrival of this steamer at London on Tuesday morning, after a fast passage of 39 days from Adelaide. ...

    Article : 36 words
  18. MISS GRIFFITHS' FAREWELL.

    Sir William Manning presided yesterday at a meeting at the Australia to forward the farewell concert which it is proposed to tender to Miss Beatrice Griffiths prior to her departure for Europe next ...

    Article : 227 words
  19. THE TAIYUAN.

    Captain Nelson, of the China Navigation Company's steamer Taiyuan reports having sailed from Yokohams on 17th November, called at Kobe and Mogi, and arrived at Hongkong on the 27th November, sailed from Hongkong ...

    Article : 144 words
  20. THE SOUTHERN COAL TRADE.

    The fortnightly pay in connection with the various collierics will owing to the holidays be made tomorrow evening. The Mount Keira mine during the fortnight worked seven days; Corrimal ...

    Article : 64 words
  21. TENDERS OPENED.

    Tenders for the following works were opened by the Tender Board of the Public Works Department yesterday:—Supply of 500 casks of tested cement, to be delivered at Darling Island, one tender ...

    Article : 432 words
  22. NEW INDUSTRY AT NORTH SYDNEY.

    Messrs. J. Wildridge and Sinclair, consulting engineers, &c., have recently erected in Miller-street, North Sydney, extensive cold storage works, with a view to supplying a long-felt local want. These ...

    Article : 443 words
  23. ISLAND SHIPPING.

    The Ringmoor, the new steamer for employment between New Caledonia and Vila Harbour, New Hebrides, left on the 17th for Vila on her first trip. The Birksgite, from Sydney, arrived at Noumen on the 15th December. The ...

    Article : 78 words
  24. BRUTAL ATTACK ON A CHINAMAN.

    The police are engaged investigating a brutal attack on a Chinaman at North Broken Hill on Monday night. A Chinese hawker on a visit from Wilcannia was passing Mr. Ives's store when he was ...

    Article : 109 words
  25. MINING MANAGERS' REPORTS.

    Chalk's Junction Gold-mining Company, Carisbrook, December 18.—shaft sunk 16ft. for week; in still clay. Expect to start pudd[?]g back water to-morrow (Saturday). ...

    Article : 747 words
  26. ADDISON'S PUPILS' CONCERT.

    Professor and Madame Addison gave their fourth animal pupils' concert at the Temperance Hall last night. There was a good attendance, and a long programme of no fewer than 30 items was briskly ...

    Article : 128 words
  27. VICTORIAN SPORTING.

    The V.R.C committee sat to-day and took evidence in connection with the Patricia case. The inquiry was adjourned till the 11th January. The scratchings recorded to-day include the ...

    Article : 50 words
  28. A MINER KILLED.

    A miner named Charles Blyth was killed by a fall of [?]al in the Newcastle Company's B Pit this afternoon. The deceased leaves a widow and four children. ...

    Article : 1,620 words
  29. STOCKTON DISASTER FUND.

    The amateur operatic company which recently gave three perfoemances of "The Mikado" at the Criterion Theatre, in aid of the Jewish Home, repeated the tuneful work at the Ly[?]cum Theatre last ...

    Article : 542 words
  30. MOOREFIELD PONY AND GALLOWAY RACES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 770 words
  31. COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS' ASSOCIATION.

    The thirteenth annual meeting of the Commercial Travellers' Association of New South Wales was held in the society's rooms, 173 Pitt-street, yesterday evening, Mr. J. F. Flockhart being in the chair. ...

    Article : 1,160 words
  32. THE REOPENING OF PUBLICHOUSES ON SUNDAYS.

    Sir,—Mr. Copeland in his bill to reopen publichouses on Sundays proposes to inflict upon this country that which would be a great wrong. The measure would not only allow the publicans to do business during ...

    Article : 1,151 words
  33. ST. ANDREW'S CATHEDRAL CHOIR SCHOOL.

    At the invitation of the Rev. P. J. Simpson, head master of St. Andrew's Cathedral Choir School, a large number of ladies and gentlemen were present at the annual distribution of prizes, which took place ...

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  34. A MATERNITY HOSPITAL.

    Sir,—Your correspondent of the 22nd instant ignores the existence of a fully-equipped maternity hospital, and, therefore, I submit the following:— St. Margaret's Maternity Hospital has a complete ...

    Article : 154 words
  35. FLORAL CANTATA AT NORTH SYDNEY.

    At the St. Peter's Hall, Blue's Point-road, on Tuesday, the scholars and teachers of the North Sydney Congregational Sunday School gave a floral cantata concert in aid of the school funds. ...

    Article : 149 words
  36. GUNNEDAH JOCKEY CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 77 words
  37. BOWLS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 271 words
  38. LILLIE BRIDGE RACES.

    The following handicaps have been declared for the trot-, ting and bicycle races to be run on Christmas afternoon at Lillie Bridge in conjunction with the Pony Carnival:— Bicycle Race, 1[?] mile.—First heat: T. Stanford, 25 yards; ...

    Article : 153 words
  39. RE SPECIAL CHEAP EXCURSIONS, SOUTHERN LINE.

    Sir,—Will you permit me to draw the attention of the Railway Commissioners to the inconvenient dates upon which the cheap excursion trains are advertised from Goulburn during the Christmas ...

    Article : 191 words
  40. PROPOSED QUEEN'S RECORD COMMEMORATION.

    Sir,—One unacquainted with the facts would, on reading Lady Windeyer's letter under the above heading, naturally infer that no provision existed in Sydney for the treatment of maternity cases and of ...

    Article : 566 words
  41. QUEENSLAND TATTERSALL'S SUMMER MEETING.

    The following are the nominations for the principal event at Tattersall's Summer Meeting:— SUMMERP HANDICAP.—Avenue, Freedom, Taxonia, Checkmate. Adonis, Zingara, Welcome Jack, Young ...

    Article : 47 words
  42. QUEENSLAND TURF CLUB.

    The final acceptances for the principal handicaps of the Queensland Turf Club second summer meeting are:— NEWMARKET HANDICAP.—Battalton, Tridenta[?]e, Checkmate, Avenue, Zingara, Adoni[?], Brazenface. ...

    Article : 51 words
  43. THE MOUNTED RIFLES.

    Sir,—I have just read with regret Mr. Arthur Griffith's letter in your issue of the 19th instant. I hold distinctly different views on this subject. I consider the Government would be perfectly ...

    Article : 312 words
  44. LACROSSE.

    There was a large gathering, including a number of ladies, at the annual meeting of the Wentworth Lacrosse Club, held at the Glebe Town Hall on Tuesday evening. The president (the Rev. Joseph ...

    Article : 154 words
  45. CHRISTMAS TEA TO THE POOR.

    The usual Christmas tea to the poor took place on Monday in the Congregational Schoolhall, St. John's-road, Gl[?]be, which was placed at Mrs. Pottie's disposal by the Rev. W. J. ...

    Article : 208 words
  46. CYCLING.

    A telegram received by the New South Wales Cyclists' Touring Union announces that Mrs. Newton, of Sydney, who is now on her way to Melbourne, on Tuesday last rodo from Gundagai in the ...

    Article : 213 words
  47. BILLIARDS.

    The following heats were played in the above tournament last night:—T. Stain (owes 40) beat T. Hendricks (receives 15) by 29; E. E. Wilson (receives 40) beat R. Wallace (receives 10) by 40. ...

    Article : 71 words
  48. FRENCH LIBRARY.

    A meeting of the committee of the Bibliotheque de l'Alliance Fran[?]aise was held yesterday morning at the office of the Consulate-General for France. Mr. J. Rigoreau (president), Acting Consul-General, ...

    Article : 99 words
  49. COOLGARDIE TO ADELAIDE.

    A telegram from Port Augusta dated 3rd December says that Richardson arrived from Coolgardie on a bicycle at midday on Monday. He was alone all the way. At 2 o'clock this morning he left for ...

    Article : 96 words
  50. Advertising

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  52. THE MARTIN-LEWIS MATCH.

    The executive of the League of Wheelmen has declined to sanction the match between Martin and Ken Lewis, proposed to be run at the New Year's Day Meeting of the Melbourne Bicycle Club. ...

    Article : 36 words
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