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  2. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

    At the usual monthly meeting of the A. J. C. Committee yesterday it was decided that in future all jockeys coming to scale in wrong colours should bring the regulation fine of £2 with them. Trainers' licenses ...

    Article : 776 words
  3. IN THE HOUSE.

    On Wednesday the Premier, looking none the worse for his brief sojourn in the "never-never" country, admitted that he was sorely troubled concorning the proposed police franchise. Why the ...

    Article : 1,978 words
  4. LECTURES.

    The Rev. Principal Rainy, D.D., deputy from the Free Church of Scotland, delivered a lecture last evening upon "Church Life in Scotland." The gathering was held in the Wesleyan Centenary Hall. York-street, ...

    Article : 1,425 words
  5. NEWS FROM SAMOA.

    Since my last, H.M.S. Rapid has returned from Fiji with Sir John Thurston on board. The object of his visit was, it is understood, to inquire into certain alleged irregularities on the part of ...

    Article : 1,134 words
  6. SALE Of WORK.

    A sale of work in aid of the Church of England Temperance Society, Church Home, and Women's Union, including the Working and Factory Girls' Club, was opened in the Town Hall yesterday afternoon by ...

    Article : 160 words
  7. AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM.

    The number of visitors to the Museum during the month of June was: On week days, 7431, being an average of 353 a day; and on Sundays, 6308, an average of 1261. The donations of specimens during ...

    Article : 228 words
  8. BALMAIN POULTRY AND PIGEON SHOW.

    The second Balmain Annual Poultry. Pigeon, Canary, and Dog Exhibition was opened in the Balmain Town Hall yesterday by his Worship the Mayor, Mr. E. H. Buchanan, who said he was glad their second ...

    Article : 1,610 words
  9. THE FRISCO MAIL SERVICE.

    Sir,—It seems to me a very curious proceeding to again attempt to renew the contract for another 12 months from November next with a foreign sorvice, or to allow the Union S. S. Company of New Zealand ...

    Article : 553 words
  10. AQUATICS.

    A sculling race of considerable importance takes place on the Parramatta champion course this (Friday) afternoon, the contestants being Chris. Neilson, the well-known local oarsman, and John M'Lean, a rising ...

    Article : 904 words
  11. SYDNEY DRIVING PARK CLUB, Limited.

    The following entries were received yesterday for the above club's meeting at Moore Park on Thursday next, 11th instant:- 2.50 CLASS TRO[?]—1 mile. ...

    Article : 174 words
  12. (BY TELEGRAPH.) (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) BERRIMA DISTRICT COURSING CLUB.

    The Berrima district coursing meeting was continued to-day. Steady rain fell at intervals. The attendance was not large. The coursing was fair. KENT BREWERY STAKES, Winner, £10; runner up, ...

    Article : 211 words
  13. POST OFFICE-STREET.

    Sir,—Your correspondent "Semper [?]quitas" appears to be somewhat astray regarding the principle at stake in the Post Office-street Bill. The fundamental principle in all civilised law is that individuals be ...

    Article : 378 words
  14. PEDESTRIANISM AT BRISBANE.

    The first heats of the second series of the Norman Shefield Handicap were run last evening at the Exhibition Ground under the electric light, and all passed off successfully. They will be continued during ...

    Article : 51 words
  15. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY.

    A lecture on "The Advantages of a Knowledge of Anatomy and Physiology," was delivered in the Temperance Hall last evening, by Mr. R. E. Roth, M.R.C.S.E., teacher of Anatomy and Physiology at ...

    Article : 595 words
  16. FOOTBALL.

    A match was played on the Association Cricket Ground on Thursday afternoon between the Port Melbourne and Waratah clubs, the result being a remarkably easy victory for Port ...

    Article : 1,133 words
  17. (From the Samoan Times.)

    H.M.S. Rapid returned to Apia on Sunday last, bringing his Excellency Sir John Rates Thurston, Governor of Fiji. Reports are abroad that Sir John has come to investigate some complaints to the British ...

    Article : 369 words
  18. PEDESTRIANISM.

    Nominations for the Tennyson 17th Star Handicap to be run on the 16th and 18th instant close on Saturday. ...

    Article : 22 words
  19. Advertising

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    Advertising : 277 words
  20. RIFLE SHOOTING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 63 words
  21. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Stock movements:—240 cattle and 45 horses, from Albury to Deniliquin, Jas. Green owner; 630 merino rams, from Albury to Orange, H. G. Lomax; 14 merino rams, from Victoria to Sydney, executors of T. ...

    Article : 159 words
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