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  2. PARLIAMENT OF VICTORIA.

    In the Legislative Council, to-day, the bill to enable licensees to vote at the forthcoming elections of the Council, introduced by Dr. Dobson, was read a first time. The debate on the second reading of the ...

    Article : 375 words
  3. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The Glebe miners, at a meeting last night, resolved to abandon their request for arbitration on the top band, thus reducing the matter at issue to Nos. 1 and 2 headings. The dispute will probably be settled early by arbitration on that ...

    Article : 467 words
  4. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. CRICKET.

    The first event for the Furness Cup came off on Saturday last on the cup ground, Moore Park, the competing clubs being the Mercantile and the Derwents. The interest which characterized the Thomson contests last reason promises to ...

    Article : 281 words
  5. QUEENSLAND.

    One of the immigrants per the ship Scotland was knocked into the river yesterday while landing cargo. He was unable to swim, but managed to cling to the paddle-box of the steamer alongside until rescued. ...

    Article : 95 words
  6. WEATHER MAP.

    {No abstract available} [ILLUSTRATED]

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 259 words
  7. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The crops in the north are suffering from want of rain, and hot winds. The Wodan arrived at Albany to-day. Tho City Land and Investment Company have ...

    Article : 178 words
  8. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    From information received to-day it appears twenty-one million acres of leased lands are now being paid for at Kimberley, and sixteen millions lately approved. Mr. Grant, to-night, moves for the expenditure of a ...

    Article : 40 words
  9. ATHLETICS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 280 words
  10. NEW ZEALAND.

    The comet was distinctly visible during the afternoon, although the sun was shining brightly. The premises of Messrs. Park, Anderson, and Strachan, drapers, and Taylor and Towys store, at ...

    Article : 67 words
  11. LAW REPORT. SUPREME COURT.—TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19.

    On the motion of Mr. Knox, his Honor granted an interim injunction to restrain the defendant from dealing with a certain conditional purchase at Brown Mount, near Bega, until the first sitting day for motions after the circuit, ...

    Article : 1,703 words
  12. THE VICTORIAN TARIFF COMMISSION.

    Mr. Mirams, chairman of the Tariff Commission, who [?]s suffering from crysipelas in the leg, was unable to attend the meeting of the commission to-day, and the members of the commission agreed, as the chairman had taken a ...

    Article : 642 words
  13. PARLIAMENT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day, Mr. Symon called attention to what appeared to be a scandalous miscarriage of justice in the fact of the magistrates a Mount Barker dismissing a case of criminal assault ...

    Article : 865 words
  14. RIFLE MATCH.

    On last Saturday the Volunteer Artillery Rifle Club competed with a team of nine men at Newcastle from No. 5 battery stationed there, and won by the respectable majority of 39 points—although they had to travel over ...

    Article : 324 words
  15. INSOLVENCY COURT.—TUESDAY.

    His Honor directed that certificates of conformity should be issued to Charles Howarth, Henry Cole, Andrew Snedden and Laurence John Thomas O'Toole. The following applications were adjourned, viz.—John ...

    Article : 221 words
  16. MINING INTELLIGENCE.

    The Challenger Gold-mining Company have finished crushing at Wilson and Co.'s machine. No. 11 shaft, 390-feet level, from 145½ tons, yielded 193oz. 6dwt. gold; 290-feet level, 228 tons, 189oz. 5dwt.; 600-feet level, North, 132 ...

    Article : 588 words
  17. METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COURT.—TUESDAY.

    In this case, which was referred to arbitration in consequence of its involving complicated details, though the amount at issue was small, the award of the arbitrator was confirmed, with costs added. ...

    Article : 331 words
  18. CORONER'S INQUESTS.

    The adjourned inquest on the body of Elizabeth Anne Armstrong, found drowned in the waters of Blackwattle Bay, at the bottom of Forsyth-street, on Wednesday morning, the 13th instant, was resumed ...

    Article : 888 words
  19. LAW NOTICES.

    Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction.—At 10.30 a.m., before his Honor the Primary Judge: Meston and another T. Garvan and another, part heard. Master's Office.—At 11 a.m.: Re Patrick Farrelly, deceased, ...

    Article : 133 words
  20. OVERLAND PASSENGER TRAFFIC.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 178 words
  21. AMUSEMENTS.

    The largo hall of the School of Arts, Burwood, was filled last night by the members of the Western Suburbs Musical Society and their friends, the occasion being the first concert of the society's third season. The soloists and chorus ...

    Article : 596 words
  22. INSOLVENCY BUSINESS.

    Wednesday.—Michael Heartneady, Joseph John Hymes, [?] Guthrie Murray, Henry Zeplin, Joseph Fletcher Buller, single meetings; John Delaney, special for proof: Thomas York, Thomas Morris Bolger, first meeting; Henry Morton, Frederick ...

    Article : 26 words
  23. DISTRICT COURT.—WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20.

    Cause.—Smith and others v. Putland. ...

    Article : 8 words
  24. THE VERDICT FROM THE JURY BOX AND THE JURY ROOM.

    Sir,—I have had a long experience as juryman in this colony—so long indeed that I am now struck off the list as of over age. My experience, then, is this—that a verdict taken fromt the jury box after the address of counsel and the ...

    Article : 431 words
  25. SUNDAY LUGGAGE TRAINS.

    Sir,—May I inform you and your numerous readers in the fact that a larger number of luggage trains have run on the last three Sundays between Penrith and Dubbo, or between Homebush and Dubbo, than were ever known to have run ...

    Article : 358 words
  26. PARLIAMENT OF QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day the Pastoral Leases Bill was read a third time, and passed. In reply to Mr. Griffith, the Premier stated that the Government had received no further communication from the ...

    Article : 245 words
  27. THE COMET.

    Sir,—For the first time in my experience, I had to-day the pleasure of observing a comet with the transit instrument. As your readers probably know, the transit instrument is the astronomer's test for the accuracy of all celestial positions, ...

    Article : 227 words
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