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  2. AUSTRALASIAN PARLIAMENTS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) VICTORIA.

    On the assembling of the Legislative Council to-day reference was made to the death of Mr. J. P. M'Phorson, member for the Nelson province, and the House adjourned as a mark of respect. ...

    Article : 532 words
  3. THE AGRICULTURAL SHOW IN MELBOURNE.

    The twenty-first annual show of the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria was opened today. The weather was all that could be desired, and there was a good ...

    Article : 796 words
  4. COUNTRY NEWS.

    At the School of Arts last night Mr. J. L. Thompson, principal of the Hawkesbury Agricultural College at Ham Common, delivered a lecture on silos and ensilage in relation to dairy farming. There was ...

    Article : 1,185 words
  5. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) VICTORIA.

    Mr. Justice Molesworth to-day granted an application for leave to sign final judgment in the action of Pentland, Roberts, and Thompson, solicitors, against the British Bank of Australia, ...

    Article : 322 words
  6. THE SHEARING SEASON.

    Shearing troubles are apparently not yet settled. The shearers have, after great demurring, decided to accept the agreement for this season lately decided upon by the conference between the Shearers' and ...

    Article : 610 words
  7. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THE TURF.

    The regular trotting and race meeting under the management of the Sydney Driving Park takes place this afternoon at Moore Pork. There are five items on the card, the first of which has been fixed for 2.15 ...

    Article : 850 words
  8. BANQUET to ALDERMAN CONLON.

    At the Glebe Town-hall yesterday evening a complimentary banquet was given to Alderman M. J. Conlon, one of the defeated candidates for the Globe at the last election, by his friends and the protectionists ...

    Article : 1,283 words
  9. LAWN TENNIS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 369 words
  10. PEDESTRIANTSM.

    The Lillie Bridge 75 Yards Professional Handicap will be run to-night. Nominitions close to-night for the Sir Joseph B[?] 100 Yards Handicap of 35 sovs, to be run on ...

    Article : 32 words
  11. QUEENSLAND.

    A deputation of members of Parliament representing the Control and Wide Bay districts waited on the Colonial Treasurer to-day to ask that dredging operations be continued in the Fitzroy, Burnett, ...

    Article : 239 words
  12. AQUATICS.

    The following have been selected to repressent the East Sydney Rowing Club in the different events at the New South Wales Rowing Association Regtt[?], on September 26:—Maiden Double Sculls: H. C. ...

    Article : 246 words
  13. BISHOP STANTON AT GOSFORD.

    The Right Rev. Dr. Stanton, Bishop of Newcastle, paid his first visit to Gosford last night, and stayed at the parsonage. This morning he visited the church at East Gosford, accompanied by the Rev. J. King ...

    Article : 85 words
  14. LECTURES.

    The last of the present series of orations by Ma[?] Dane was delivered before a large audience in the Centenary Hall last evening. The subject of the discourse was "Abraham Lincoln—the match[?] ...

    Article : 865 words
  15. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The detectives have succeeded in capturing a man, named Henry Hoffman, supposed, to be a recent arrival from Queensland, who is alleged to be the perpetrator of some burglaries which have ...

    Article : 140 words
  16. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Council, the Treasury Bills Bill and the Post and Telegraphs Bill were received from the Assembly and read the first time. The Water Authorities Bill was read the second time. ...

    Article : 424 words
  17. MASONIC INSTALLATION AT ALBURY.

    The annual installation in connection with the Albury Combermere Masonic Lodge took place this afternoon. A number of distinguished members of the craft arrived in Albury by the express this ...

    Article : 114 words
  18. HAWKESBURY RACE CLUB SPRING MEETING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 292 words
  19. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Two men named Foster and Venn were fishing at Torbay from the rocks, which were 20ft. above high water mark, when an exceptionally big wave rose and swept them into the sea. Foster ...

    Article : 91 words
  20. THE CHAMPION BILLIARD PLAYER.

    Roberts, the champion billiard player, will play a match with a local amateur, and give an exhibition of skilful manipulation of the cue, at the Mechanics' Institute, to-morrow afternoon and evening. ...

    Article : 42 words
  21. DIPHTHERIA AT WEST DUBBO.

    Two very severe cases of diphtheria occurred at West Dubbo in huts near the blacks' camp, on land lately purchased by Surveyor Poate. Ernest Smith, eight years, died on Friday fortnight. The hut was ...

    Article : 121 words
  22. THE WARIALDA LAND BOARD.

    The Land Board has just completed an eight days' sitting. The following rentals were announced:— Gragin and Gragin, leaschold, 3[?]4d per acre; resumed, £6 13s 4d per section; Blue Nobby, leaschold, ...

    Article : 103 words
  23. ACCIDENT TO A BALLAST TRAIN.

    A very narrow escape from at least serious injuries occurred to 24 navvies and an enginedriver and fireman, near Port Albert, last night. An engine and eight trucks, convoying the men, ...

    Article : 165 words
  24. BOBBERY AT A SUNDAY-SCHOOL.

    During Sunday night the Baptist Sunday-school at Islington was entered by some thieves. The money boxes were broken open and their contents stolen. The robbery was not discovered until to-day. ...

    Article : 44 words
  25. ARBOR DAY.

    Arbor Day passed off successfully in Braidwood on Friday last. The children of the local Superior Public school took a lively interest in the proceedings and a fair number of visitors, including ...

    Article : 673 words
  26. INDUCTION SERVICE AT CARCOAR.

    The Presbytery of Bathurst met at St. James's Presbyterian Church here this afternoon for the purpose of inducting the Rev. J. Christic. The Rev. J. J. Jennings preached and presided at the induction, ...

    Article : 113 words
  27. LATE MINING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 694 words
  28. BOTANY TROTTING AND RACE MEETING

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 360 words
  29. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Council to-day the federation debate, in spite of Government opposition to postpone it, was further adjourned a week. For several hours the Council discussed in committee on the Education ...

    Article : 393 words
  30. FIRE AT MUDGEE.

    Last night a fire broke out in the residence adjoining the post-office at Lue, through the bed-curtains becoming ignited. The wife of the postmaster saved herself and child; but before the husband, who was ...

    Article : 99 words
  31. DEATH OF THE REV. ALEXANDER REID.

    The Rev. Alexander Reid, principal of the Wesleyan Training College at Three Kings, Auckland, died to-day somewhat suddenly, aged 69. He was one of the oldest missionaries in New ...

    Article : 64 words
  32. SALVATION ARMY PROSECUTION AT GRAFTON.

    Mr. T. Hooker, captain of the local branch of the Salvation Army, and J. T. Tuck, the lieutenant, were charged before the Bench to-day, at the instance of the inspector of nuisances, with interrupting the street ...

    Article : 238 words
  33. THE LATE MR. J. H. COX.

    The funeral of the late Mr. J. H. Cox took place to-day, and was one of the largest ever seen in the district. The cortege proceeded from Neegoa to St. Alban's Church, where the burial service of the ...

    Article : 107 words
  34. A SINGULAR DEATH.

    A death has occurred under singular circumstances at Fremantle. A little boy named Jackson confessed to his parents that he had swallowed two sixpences. Nothing was thought of it at the time, ...

    Article : 90 words
  35. V. A. T. C. SPRING MEETING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 273 words
  36. TRADES MOVEMENTS.

    The Furniture Trade Union last evening dec[?] at once take steps for the purchase of a banner, to [?] completed by Eight-hour Day, and the committee [?] authorised to expend £100 upon it. It was announce[?] ...

    Article : 91 words
  37. THE SINKING OF A RIVER STEAMER

    Early on Monday morning while the steamer Messenger was being slipped at Woodburn, she tumbled over, filled, and sank in 18ft. of water. She was being taken on stern first for the purpose of ...

    Article : 84 words
  38. OPENING OF THE ODDFELLOWS' HALL AT LITHGOW.

    A new hall, built by the Manchester Unity Order of Oddfellows, local lodge, was formally opened last night, and the event was celebrated by a concert and hall, at which noarly 1000 persons attended. The ...

    Article : 209 words
  39. MR. AUSTIN CHAPMAN, M.L.A., BEFORE HIS CONSTITUENTS.

    Mr. Austin Chapman, M.L.A., accompanied by a number of friends, drove to Nerriga on Monday to address his constituents. He met with a grand reception there. A banquet was held, the chair being ...

    Article : 182 words
  40. A GUN ACCIDENT.

    A boy named Palmer had part of his right hand blown off by a gun accident on Monday last. He found an old gun barrel, got some powder, and put it in the gun. He then put the barrel in the fire to ...

    Article : 119 words
  41. Advertising

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  42. NEW ZEALAND.

    The second reading of the Female Suffrage Bill has been carried in the House of Representatives by 47 votes to 22. Sixty-eight ladies signed the letter to Sir John Hall, the first signature being ...

    Article : 47 words
  43. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT.) CYCLING AT GOULBURN.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 64 words
  44. Advertising

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    Advertising : 22 words
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