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  2. LIBEL CASE AT PERTH.

    The libel case of Hensman v. the West Australian was commenced yesterday in the Supreme Court, before the Chief Justice and a special jury. Plaintiff claims £5000 damages in respect of a series of ...

    Article : 212 words
  3. DEATH OF MR. J. S. FARNELL.

    After the announcement in yesterday's issue of the critical state of health of Mr. J. S. Farnell, our readers will hear with regret, though not with surprise, that he passed away about 5 o'clock yesterday morning, at his ...

    Article : 1,544 words
  4. AMUSEMENTS.

    A concert and social gathering was held in the Protestant Hall last evening, in celebration of the anniversary of the Volunteer L. O. L., No. 17. There was a moderate attendance, and Mr. Douglas, ...

    Article : 413 words
  5. THE MELBOURNE EXHIBITION.

    The attendance at the Exhibition to-day numbered 6036. The concerts were sparsely attended, but the performances were exceptionally good. ...

    Article : 30 words
  6. AUSTRALASIAN PARLIAMENTS. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.) VICTORIA.

    The Legislative Council only sat for a few minutes this afternoon. A letter was received from the Tasmanian Council returning thanks for the hospitality shown during the Exhibition festivities. Owing to the ...

    Article : 894 words
  7. THE SHEARERS' DISPUTE.

    Matters in connection with the shearing disturbance at Brookong remain unchanged. There are still about 300 union men camped near the station, some of whom are armed, but they have behaved themselves in a more orderly ...

    Article : 404 words
  8. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Fine weather appears to have set in. The river is very low for this season of the year, but a heavy rise is expected with the advent of the warm weather, as a large deposit of snow is reported on the mountains at the head of the ...

    Article : 720 words
  9. SHOCKING AFFAIR AT THE SPENCERSTREET RAILWAY STATION.

    Shortly before 6 this morning a man was observed walking along the railway line near the south end of the platform at Spencer-street. He was warned to clear off the line or he might be run over. He called out in ...

    Article : 124 words
  10. SHIPPTNG RUPORTS. &c.

    CUSTOM-HOUSE.—Entered Outwards: August 21. Se[?] Gull, cutter, 11 tons, Captain W. Whitten, for New Guines, via Cooktown: Glanworth (s.), 558 tons, Captain T. L. Johnstone, for Rockhampton via ports; Clara. ship, 1639 tons, Captain ...

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  11. LECTURES. LADIES' SANITARY ASSOCIATION.

    The fifth of a course of winter lectures on sanitary subjects, in connection with the Ladies' Sanitary Association, was delivered by Dr. Scot-Skirving, yesterday afternoon, in the large hall of the Y. M. C. A., in Pitt-street. ...

    Article : 271 words
  12. OVERLAND PASSENGER TRAFFIC.

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  13. THE ANTIQUITY AND INDEPENDENCE OF THE BRITISH CHURCH.

    The second lecture of the course to be delivered by the Rev. Canon Kemmis, on the subject of "The Antiquity and Independence of the British Church," in connection with the Association of Lay Helpers of the Diocese of ...

    Article : 998 words
  14. MR. WADDELL, M.L.A., AT COBA[?]

    Mr. T. Waddell, M.L.A., addressed a crowded meeting here at Wright's Assembly Rooms last night. The Mayor (Mr. W. J. Hogan) presided. Mr. Waddell was warmly cheered on rising. He referred to his actions in regard to ...

    Article : 412 words
  15. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day, several further petitions were presented, praying for legislation dealing with the rabbit pest. Messages were received from the Governor transmitting several bills, ...

    Article : 150 words
  16. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly, Mr. Johnstone stated that the Government had received no communication in inference to the movement in the other colonies in connection wi[?]h the Pacific cable. The Budget debate was ...

    Article : 137 words
  17. THE NARRABRI WALGETT-RAILWAY.

    A largely-attended meeting of the Narrabri-Walgett Railway League was held last night at the Imperial Hotel, Mr. W. H. Wright, J.P., in the chair. A strong subcommittee of the business people of the town was formed to ...

    Article : 78 words
  18. PARKES AGRICULTURAL SHOW.

    The Parkes Pastoral and Agricultural Show was opened to-day. The weather was splendid, and there was a very large attendance. The exhibits in horse and stock are very numerous, and show a marked improvement, especially in ...

    Article : 259 words
  19. DEATH OF AN OLD COLONIST.

    Mr. John Brown, J.P., of Emu Hall, Emu Plains, died this morning at his residence, Emu Plains, aged 81. The deceased was a very old resident of the colony, and at one time he was a large station-holder. ...

    Article : 51 words
  20. TASMANIA.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-night the absentee tax was again discussed as part of the land tax, and it was carried by a considerable majority. It is understood that the Ministry will state their intention in ...

    Article : 53 words
  21. SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE.

    Sir,—A correspondent in yesterday's Herald contrasts the prosperous state of Melbourne odversely with Sydney. The truth of your correspondent's comparison is manifest to a man who knows the two cites named. But the means ...

    Article : 212 words
  22. THE MELBOURNE BOOKBINDERS.

    The Bookbinders' Trade Society, having by ballot tasted the feelings of the members in favour of raising the minimum wage from 12½d. to 15d. per hour, a great majority being in favour of the increase, held a ...

    Article : 110 words
  23. THE RABBIT PEST.

    Mr. T. H. Elwin, rabbit inspector, reports that in places in his district rabbits are commencing to breed, especially on Albemarle, where there is a fine growth of green herbage. ...

    Article : 43 words
  24. HEAVY FLEECE OF WOOL.

    A two-tooth merino ram exhibited by R. Donkin, of Lake Cowal, at the recent pastoral Show at Forbes, has just been shorn, and cut the unprecedentedly heavy fleece of 26½lb. ...

    Article : 42 words
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  26. THE WEATHER.

    There was nothing fresh to relate as regards the weather yesterday. The day was beautifully fine, with the exception of about two hours in the forenoon, when clouds obscured the sun, and rain seemed close at hand. They ...

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