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  2. PARLIAMENT.

    Mr. GILLIES, in reply to Mr. L. L. SMITH, said the Crib Point railway would probably be completed in a few weeks, and the Mornington line a little later. Great efforts were now being made to ...

    Article : 6,850 words
  3. THE PARNELL DEFENCE FUND.

    A public meeting in connection with the Parnell Defence Fund was held in the Town Hall, North Melbourne, last evening. There was a large attendance, numbering about 400. ...

    Article : 621 words
  4. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    Bishop Barry arrived at noon to-day by train from Melbourne, and was welcomed by a large assembly of clergy, including those of several denominations and laity. In the evening a ...

    Article : 188 words
  5. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Dr. L. Robinson performed to-day a successful operation of an unusual nature on a female patient, at the Amherst Hospital, when a tumor Weighing 15 lb., was removed. Dr. Robinson ...

    Article : 674 words
  6. UNOCCUPIED LANDS AT PORT MELBOURNE.

    A public meeting, convened by requisition, was held at the Port Melbourne town hall last evening, to protest against the proposal of the Government to lease certain unoccupied areas of ...

    Article : 565 words
  7. SHOCKING FATALITY AT A SAW MILL.

    A shocking accident happened at the Corowa Saw Mills this morning, whereby a young man named John Jacobson suffered horrible mutilation of his limbs and body. He was engaged ...

    Article : 236 words
  8. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    Mr. J. S. BUTLERS, the newly elected member for the North-eastern Province, was introduced by Messrs. Wallace and Brown, sworn in and took his scat. ...

    Article : 1,806 words
  9. QUEENSLAND.

    The Cabinet to-day appointed Mr. Macrossan to act conjointly with Sir S. Griffith at the Federal Council meeting. The committee of the Aquatic Carnival ...

    Article : 110 words
  10. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Amongst the passengers who arrived by the French steamer Oceanian on Monday night was Mr. Alexander Forrest, of Perth, who is intimately connected with the ...

    Article : 94 words
  11. THE BALLARAT TURF CLUB.

    At a Special meeting of the Ballarat Turf Club to-day at Craig's Hotel, Mr. J. Lombard presiding, reference was made to the action of the book makers in refusing to pay the fees ...

    Article : 535 words
  12. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. Keane has received a cablegram from London stating that matters connected with the Midland railway contract have finally been fixed to the satisfaction of the Colonial office. ...

    Article : 32 words
  13. TASMANIA.

    Telephonic communication between Hobart and New Norfolk, a distance of 22 miles, has been completed. The Orpheus Club concert last night in the Liverpool-street Hotel was ...

    Article : 171 words
  14. TRADES INTELLIGENCE.

    The United Certificated Engine Drivers' Association held a meeting at the Trades Hall on Saturday night. The president (Mr. Robert Addis) occupied the chair, and there was a large ...

    Article : 564 words
  15. PROPOSED MEETING AT BALLARAT.

    The following letters--one conveying a request to Mr. J. L. Purves, Q.C., that he would take part in a public meeting to be held at Ballarat in aid of the Parnell defence fund, and the ...

    Article : 619 words
  16. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    A fire broke out about 3 o'clock this morning at Mr. Martin's tailoring establishment, Main-street. Mr. Martin was in Melbourne, and Mrs. Martin saved herself and two young children ...

    Article : 100 words
  17. THE WEATHER AND THE CROPS.

    The hot weather still continues, and most of the crops are being saved for bay. During the mouth of November only 37 points of rain fell at Avoca, and at Talbot only 19 points were ...

    Article : 245 words
  18. BARKLY HOMESTEAD DESTROYED BY FIRE.

    A disastrous fire occurred at Barkly yesterday, by which the homestead of Mr. W. Graham was completely destroyed. Mr. Graham was absent at St. Arnaud, and the man in charge left the ...

    Article : 220 words
  19. ALLEGED FORGERY OF A MINE ENGINE DRIVER'S CERTIFICATE.

    Great interest was centred in the proceedings of the Maryborough police court to-day, when a young man named Wm. Hodson was again brought up on a charge of perjury and ...

    Article : 126 words
  20. THE PROSPECTS IN NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Reports coming forward from some portions of the farming centres in this district indicate that the harvest is much better than could have been expected under the unfavorable conditions ...

    Article : 443 words
  21. PASSENGERS BY INTERCOLONIAL TRAINS.

    Sydney to Melbourne (express: Mr. and Mrs, A. G. Pendleton, Adelaide; W. Saville Kent, Hobart; Dr. Haunay, Henry Leo, England; Mrs, Starkey,Miss starkey, Coogee Bay; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hay, ...

    Article : 756 words
  22. SUICIDE AT PORT MELBOURNE.

    Jane Greenshields, a married woman, living with her husband in Bay-street, Port Melbourne, committed suicide yesterday by taking poison. It appears that after preparing ...

    Article : 144 words
  23. SALE GENERAL SESSIONS.

    The Sale General Sessions commenced to-day before his Honor Judge Chomley; Mr. F. L. Smyth prosecuting for the Crown. John Walton and Jas. Power, two navvies, were ...

    Article : 237 words
  24. WEST AUSTRALIAN LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    The Newspaper Libel Bill was considered in committee last night. The clauses compelling plaintiff always to go into the witness box, and also limiting the time to four months within ...

    Article : 160 words
  25. DEPUTATIONS.

    A deputation from the Northcote shire council yesterday asked the Minister of Public Works for assistance in building a bluestone retaining wall on the west side of the embankment on Rucker's ...

    Article : 224 words
  26. BOILER EXPLOSION ON BOARD THE STEAMER ALBANY.

    A shocking calamity on board the steamer Albany, loading at Hamelin, occurred yesterday. The boiler of the donkey engine burst, killing the lamp trimmer, third cook, and a sailor ...

    Article : 98 words
  27. A WOMAN ACCIDENTALLY SHOT.

    Agnes Maloney, 22 years, the wife of a laborer residing in Donald-street, Brunswick, was admitted to the Melbourne Hospital yesterday evening, suffering from a bullet wound in the ...

    Article : 92 words
  28. THE BENALLA WATER TRUST.

    At a meeting of the Benalla Water Trust yesterday Commissioner Coster gave notice of motion that application be forthwith made to the Governor in Council to proclaim the ...

    Article : 139 words
  29. WATER SUPPLY.

    A deputation of persons interested in Myer's Flat, near Eaglehawk, yesterday asked the Secretary for Water Supply, in the absence of the Minister, to authorise the extension of the Coliban works to ...

    Article : 61 words
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  32. QUARRYING AT SPOTTISWOODE.

    A deputation of quarrymen and others interested in the operations carried on at the Government reserve, Spottiswoode, asked the Secretary for Lands yesterday, in the absence of the Minister of Lands, ...

    Article : 70 words
  33. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    Harry Hall Addis, of Christmas Hills, engine driver. Causes of insolvency: Losses in the working of the Working Miners Gold Mining Company, at Reedy Creek. Liabilities, £707 10s. 11d. assets, ...

    Article : 82 words
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