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  2. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE.

    Tattorsall's was fairly well attended last evening, and a considerable amount of wagering took place. Wallangra was in such favour for the Metropolitan Slakes that at the last 5 to 1 was wanted, but the best offer was a point less ...

    Article : 622 words
  3. QUEENSLAND.

    A large deputation, representing the municipalities of Brisbane, Ipawich, Toowoomba, Maryborough, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, and Townsville, waited upon the Colonial Treasurer this morning representing that the ...

    Article : 387 words
  4. FORMATION OF THE NEW ZEALAND MINISTRY.

    The Hon. H. A. Atkinson, who undertook the responsibility of forming a Ministry, has succeeded, and has submitted the following list to his Excellency the Governor ...

    Article : 163 words
  5. THE NORTHERN AGRICULTURAL ASSOCIATION'S SHOW.

    The second day of the Singleton show proved successful in every respect. The attendance was the largest known by the association since its foundation, save in the case of the year 1875; and over £273 were taken at the gates between ...

    Article : 1,535 words
  6. NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY of VICTORIA.

    The annual show of the national Agricultural Society of Victoria was formally opened at noon to-day by his Excellency Sir H. B. Loch. At a dinner given afterwards the chair was occupied by Mr. F. Henty, president of the ...

    Article : 1,622 words
  7. FOOTBALL.

    The captain of the Imperial Football Club desires to contradict a notice that appeared in our issue of Tuesday, re football match Wellington v. Imperial. The Wellingtons got three touches, but the second was disputed, and ...

    Article : 44 words
  8. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    A deputation waited on the Chief Secretary to-day to ask that some provision might be made for Dr. Hubbe, who is now in destitute circumstances. Dr. Hubbe is well known in connection with the advocacy of the ...

    Article : 274 words
  9. AQUATICS.

    In acoordance with arrangement, a meeting was held last night at Mr. J. D. Young's Hotel, George-street, with the object of definitely arranging a match between Beach and Hanlan. Mr. T. M. Alcock, Mr. Morris Greenwall, and ...

    Article : 1,012 words
  10. ACCIDENT TO ONE OF THE CERBERUS' GUNS.

    It has been alleged that when the Cerberus was down the bay on Tuesday at firing-practice, a shell prematurely exploded in the gun, and fractured the steel tube of an 18-ton gun, which cost about £1700. ...

    Article : 204 words
  11. PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA.

    In the Legislative Assembly this afternoon a sitting was given to the consideration of the Estimates, when exception was taken to the incresses of salary that had been made by the Ministers. Mr. Service said that he ...

    Article : 232 words
  12. CANTERBURY PARK RACES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 729 words
  13. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The borough council held a special meeting to night, and decided in the Holcombe case to take the opinions of Messrs. Solomons and Owen, Q. C.'s, before appealing to the Privy Council. ...

    Article : 1,082 words
  14. PARLIAMENT OF QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Assembly the debate on the Land Bill waa resumed and concluded to-night. The amendment moved by Sir Thomas M'llwraith was lost, on division, by 34 to 17, and the second reading was ...

    Article : 57 words
  15. PARLIAMENT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Legislative Council this afternoon the Port Augusta Wharfs Bill was read a second time and taken into committee. Dr. Campbell called the attention of the Minister of Justice to the want of medical ...

    Article : 746 words
  16. AMUSEMENTS.

    The fifth concert of this, the youngest musical society in Sydney, takes, place to-night in the Protestant Hall, Castlereagh-street. Horr Hugo Alpen, who as exductor from the formation of the Liedertafel, to ...

    Article : 371 words
  17. [BY TELEGRAPH.] (FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS.) GERANIUM RACE CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 87 words
  18. THE SYDNEY FOOTBALL TEAM IN QUEENSLAND.

    The Sydney football team played a match at Ipswich today, resulting in a victory for the visitors by 5 goals 12 behinds to Ipswich's 6 behinds. ...

    Article : 35 words
  19. MINING INTELLIGENCE.

    The first attempt at silver-smelting on a large scale has been sucessfully started this morning at the Sunny Corner mine, near Bathurst. The furnaces has been erected by Messrs. Lamont, Stearne, Huxley, and Smith, and were ...

    Article : 350 words
  20. CYCLING IN BRISBANE.

    The annual Championship Meeting of the Brisbane Bicycling Club takes place on the 20th September. A Fivemile Intercolonial Race has been inserted in the programme, owing to arrangements which have been made with the ...

    Article : 56 words
  21. ANNUAL SHEEP SALES.

    The sheep sales were continued to-day at the Australasian Mortgage Land and Finance Company's wool stores, by Messrs. Fisken and Gibson. The sales, as a rule, went off very well. A ram of ...

    Article : 273 words
  22. OPERA HOUSE.

    To-night at the new Opera House the popular [?] English actress, Miss Jenny Lee, brings a highly successful Australian tour, extending over two years, to a close. She will appear in her well-known character of the street arab, ...

    Article : 233 words
  23. CRICKET.

    The annual general meeting of the members of the Oriental Club was held at Bridgement's Palace Hotel on Monday night last, when there was a large attendance of members. Mr. F. J. Ironside occupied the chair. The ...

    Article : 421 words
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