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  2. AMUSEMENTS.

    There was a good attendance at the Y.M.C.A. Hall last night, when Miss Josephine Jacombs and Miss Edith Kilminster give a concert of vocal and instrumental music. Miss Jacombs, who cannot be ...

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  3. MEETINGS.

    The weekly meeting of the Water and Sewerage Board was held yesterday afternoon, Mr. C. W. Darley occupying the chair. The receipts for the week amounted to £3163 10s 6d, and the total ...

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  4. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

    A programme of pony and galloway racing is down for discussion at Canterbury Park to-day, and visitors will be accommodated with special trains starting from Redfern at 12.48 and 1.3 p.m., while ...

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  5. THE "TIMES" ON SIR ALFRED STEPHEN.

    The London Times of 16th October contained the following obituary of Sir Alfred Stephen:- The Right Hon. Sir Alfred Stephen, whose death at the age of 92 is announced from Sydney, ...

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  6. ST. MARY'S COLLEGE, ROSEBANK.

    Yesterday afternoon celebrations in connection with the annual breaking-up were held at St. Mary's College, Rosebank, in the presence of a large number of the principal Roman Catholic ...

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  7. PEDESTRIANISM.

    Entries for Mooney's 275 Yards Carrington Handicap of £15, to be run on the 11th instant, will close to-morrow night at the usual places. ...

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  8. MUNICIPAL COUNCILS.

    This council met on Tuesday, the Mayor (Alderman G. J. Barry) being in the chair. Alderman Blackstone asked a question referring to the proposed plebiscite as to whether it was the intention of ...

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  9. WOMEN'S LITERARY SOCIETY.

    A meeting of the above society was held last night in the Mercantile Bank-chambers. Miss Badham was in the chair. Papers on "Women Writers of To-day" were contributed by Mrs. Ashton, Mrs. ...

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  10. ST. PAUL'S YOUNG MEN'S UNION.

    This society held a meeting last Friday evening in St. Paul's schoolroom, Cleveland-street, Redfern. Mr. W. B. Johnson was in the chair. The business of the evening was a manuscript journal, contributed ...

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  11. THE COMMERCIAL TREATY WITH JAPAN.

    The Times of the 22nd October writes as follows of the possible trade relations between Japan and the British colonies under the new commercial treaty with Japan:—The negotiations of a ...

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  12. LYCEUM THEATRE.

    The last three performances of "The Founding" are announced at the Lyceum Theatre, where on Saturday a whimsical absurdity entitled "Jones" will be produced for the first time in Australia. This ...

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  13. THE "FIRST" INDEPENDENT BUILDING CLUB.

    A meeting in connection with the above club was held at the Town Hall, Redfern on Monday evening. Mr. W. E. Coombes occupied the chair. Mr. W. HUNT, the secretary of the club, explained ...

    Article : 219 words
  14. PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT MUSICAL AND DRAMATIC SOCIETY.

    Within the past two months a musical and dramatic society has been formed from among the officers of the Public Works Department, with the object of establishing a closer bond ...

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  15. THE WATER AND SEWERAGE BOARD REFORM.—No. 2.

    Sir,—Resuming the consideration of the subject commenced in my communication which appeared on the 13th instant, it is difitcult to account for the apathy and resignation with which the citizens have ...

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  16. LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

    A meeting was held at Beecroft on Saturday evening (Mr. Abram presiding) to discuss the question of local government and to hear the chairman's report on the petition to the Local Government ...

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  17. BAZAAR AT ANNANDALE.

    Yesterday afternoon a bazaar in connection with St. Aldan's Church Anuandale, was opened in the school-room, Trafalgar-street, in the presence of a large audience. The opening ceremony was ...

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  18. ALLOWANCES FOR FORAGE AND QUARTERS IN THE HARBOURS AND RIVERS DEPARTMENT.

    Sir,—The Blue Book of the Civil Service of New South Wales is not very entertaining reading, but I would like, through the medium of your paper, to draw the attention of the Premier and the Minister for Works ...

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  19. SYDNEY HOSPITAL BOARD.

    A meeting of the directors of the Sydney Hospital was held yesterday afternoon at the institution, when there were present Sir Arthur Renwick (president), in the chair, Drs. Graham, M.L.A., and Evans, ...

    Article : 286 words
  20. TRADES AFFAIRS.

    The adjourned meeting of the above conference was held in the Trades Hall on Monday. Mr. W. H. Edmunds presided, and the following representatives were present:—Messrs. C. Fox (Bricklayers), P. ...

    Article : 391 words
  21. LILLIE BRIDGE RACES.

    The following handicaps have been declared for the bicycle race to be run in conjunction with the second and third heats and final of first division of December Handicap this evening:- ...

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  22. SALE OF WORK AT SUMMER HILL.

    A sale pf work, the proceeds of which will be in aid of the church debt, was opened at St. Andrew's (C.E.), Summer Hill, yesterday afternoon. The opening ceremony was performed by Miss Snowden ...

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  23. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) QUEENSLAND TURF CLUB.

    The following are the acceptances for the principal handicaps of the Q.T.C. Summer Meeting:- QUEENSLAND CUP.—Avenue, 9st; Battalion, 8st 9lb; Boots, 8st 7lb; Premier, 8st 6lb; Yelverton, 8s; Je[?]le, ...

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  24. HOSPITAL SATURDAY.

    A meeting of ladies interested in the formation of a committee of the Hospital Saturday movement at Woollahra was held in the local council-chambers yesterday morning. The Mayor of Woollahra ...

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  25. CRICKET.

    A correspondent signing himself "Fair Play" writes to express his regret that Moses is not going to play for Australia in the test matches against the Englishmen. He is of opinion that the true reason ...

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  26. THE THIRLMERE HOME FOR CONSUMPTIVES.

    Sir,—The time draws near the season when weary toilers home to renew their working power by rest brief or long, to enjoy intercourse with their dear ones, and to give pleasure to friends far and near by ...

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  27. MISS AYLMER JAY'S CONCERT.

    In the hall of the Y.M.C.A. to-night a complimentary concert will be given to Miss Aylmer Jay. The programme is attractive, and the artists who are supporting Miss Jay are well known and popular, so ...

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  28. CONCERT AT FIVE DOCK.

    Ia aid of the prize fund of the Public school a concert and cantata was given in the Five Dock Town Hall last night, under the presidency of the Mayor (Alderman M'Fadyen). In rendering the cantata, ...

    Article : 86 words
  29. REDUCTION OF 'BUSMEN'S WAGES.

    It has been announced to the men employed on the 'buses of the S. T. and O. Company laying along William-street that their wages will be reduced. In the case of 'bus drivers the reduction will be from £2 ...

    Article : 78 words
  30. THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT BILL.

    The above measure is at present engaging the serious attention of the majority of the western suburban municipal councils, many of whom have held special meetings for the consideration of the ...

    Article : 324 words
  31. AMATEUR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION.

    A meeting took place yesterday at the Exchange Hotel, Pitt-street, between representative appointed by the Athletic Association of the Great Public Schools and the New South Wales Amateur Athletic ...

    Article : 202 words
  32. RIFLE-SHOOTING.

    The special prize shooting of the Alexandria Civilian Rifle Club was shot off on Saturday last, at their range, Botany. The following are the scores:- D. M'Calley, 500 yards 29. 600 yards 31, scratch—total ...

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  33. WORKING AND FACTORY GIRLS' CLUB.

    A large and appreciative audience filled the Temperance Hall on Monday night, when the Rev. Canon Kemmis gave a reading of Charles Dickens's "Christmas Carol," illustrated by the etho-oxy ...

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  34. BENEFIT CONCERT AT BALMAIN.

    The Balmain Masonic Hall was well filled last night on the occasion of a benefit concert being tendered to Mr. John Buckley. The first part of the programme, which consisted of miscellaneous items, ...

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  35. CUMBERLAND VINE DISEASES BOARD.

    Sir,—Permit me to make a few remarks through your valuable and widely-circulated journal respecting the misrepresentations which are being made from time to time against the working of the ...

    Article : 511 words
  36. LECTURES.

    Last evening the Rev. J. M. Sands, B.A., delivered the last of the present series of four Livingstone lectures, founded in connection with Camden College. Mr, H. Kent, M.A., presided. The lectures were all ...

    Article : 213 words
  37. CYCLING.

    The Crusaders will make their first race venture at North Shore on the 15th instant, when a meeting will be held to aid the funds of the North Shore Hospital. The programme, which includes the ...

    Article : 115 words
  38. CITY LOCAL OPTION POLL.

    Sir,—Mr. Boyce sings a great song of victory over the recent magnificent voting at the city local option polls, and states that if it had not been for the fact that local option existed in New South Wales we ...

    Article : 355 words
  39. HOME FOR STRAY DOGS

    Sir,—I was a member of the deputation which waited upon the Premier to urge upon him that it was desirable to grant a small sum to establish a home for stray dogs, and have read with interest the ...

    Article : 284 words
  40. AQUATICS.

    Trial Fours in connection with the above club have taken place during the week with the following results:- First Heat.—Parkinson, Lewis, Brooks, and H. ...

    Article : 151 words
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  42. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES.

    In the Unitarian Church last night the Rev. George Walters delivered a lecture on "Oliver Wendell Holmes." There was a large attendance. After briefly sketching the life of the author of the ...

    Article : 55 words
  43. SYDNEY AMATEUR SAILING CLUB.

    Mr. Taylor, captain of this club, presided at the monthly meeting held at the Exchange Hotel last night. Prizes won in the last races were presented. A communication was read from the Johnstone's ...

    Article : 165 words
  44. DIET.

    Under the auspices of the Vegetarian Society of New South Wales, Pastor Coaliss last evening delivered a lecture in No. 2 room, Temperance Hall, on "The Influence of Diet on Health and Happiness." ...

    Article : 44 words
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  49. ROWING ASSOCIATION.

    A special meeting of the Rowing Association of New South Wales, convened for the purpose of considering the reinstatement question and the question of allowing manual labour amateurs to pull with ...

    Article : 192 words
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