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  2. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    The steamer Stella came into collision with the brigantine Waitemata at the entrance to Auckland harbor at 3 a.m. to-day, and cut her nearly to the water's edge. The Waitemata ...

    Article : 90 words
  3. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The forty-seventh half yearly meeting of the shareholders in the Deniliquin and Moama Railway Company was held this morning in the board room, Deniliquin, ...

    Article : 151 words
  4. KORUMBURRA SURROUNDED BY FIRES.

    The appearnce of the bush fires to-day is appalling. In every direction around the township they are blazing fiercely, numbers Of farms and homesteads being in imminent ...

    Article : 102 words
  5. THE TRAMWAY COMPANY.

    For some time past there has been a demand for inquiry into the conditions of employment in the service of the Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Company. A ...

    Article : 151 words
  6. THE FOURTH TEST MATCH

    The third day's play was, like the previous two, accompanied by sultry and oppressive weather, the severity of which was, however, again relieved to some extent by ...

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  7. DRIVING OVER BLAZING TIMBER.

    The heat of the past three days, aided by strong winds, has had the effect of setting the bush fires going with renewed energy. Fencing and grass are being burnt ...

    Article : 224 words
  8. CONCILIATION IN TRADE DISPUTES.

    A legal point has been raised which may have an important bearing on the working of the Conciliation Act. The tailors are suing a local firm for £500 penalty for not conforming to an ...

    Article : 85 words
  9. ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS.

    The annual meeting of the Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Company was held at the Athenæum yesterday; Mr. F. B. Clapp presiding. ...

    Article : 643 words
  10. THE GRAMPIANS IN FLAMES.

    Bush fires are raging in the mountains all round the town, and a host of men are out fighting the flames. At the south end of the Grampians the fire, which for days ...

    Article : 386 words
  11. TWO SUICIDES AT MALDON.

    Frederick Corbett, aged 67, who for some time has been the local grave digger, committed suicide to-day by taking spirits of salts. Before death he informed Constable ...

    Article : 99 words
  12. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Mr. Marmaduke Constable, well known in business circles in Sydney as far back as the early fifties, and connected upwards of 40 years with mining pursuits, died yesterday ...

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  13. THE FIRES AROUND TRARALGON.

    Bush fires broke out to-day so near to the town that shopkeepers shut up and went to the rescue. The flames started at the back of Shiell's. All the fences and grass ...

    Article : 201 words
  14. SNAKE BITE.

    A young lad named Harlock, 16 years of age, son of Mr. Harlock, of Pomborneit, was bitten by a tiger snake at Gerangemite on Saturday. He tied a ligature above the ...

    Article : 65 words
  15. FIRE AT MARYBOROUGH.

    At 5.25 a.m. on Saturday a fire broke out in a wood tenement in the south end of Bourke-street. The building, which was owned and occupied by ...

    Article : 91 words
  16. FIRES NEAR CRANBOURNE.

    A large bush fire broke out on Saturday at Lang Lang East and did considerable damage, travelling for about 5 miles to Yannathan. Mr. Bell, of Lang Lang East, lost ...

    Article : 193 words
  17. FIRE AT BENDIGO.

    Shortly after 9 o'clock last night a fire broke out in Messrs. Brady and Gray's store, Pall Mall. It was quickly extinguished, but not before most of the grocery ...

    Article : 120 words
  18. CARELESS USE OF FIRE.

    Three youths, named Charles Thatcher, John Enright and Henry Aitken, were brought before the Hawthorn court yesterday and charged with lighting a fire by ...

    Article : 178 words
  19. AN ACTOR CHARGED WITH HORSE STEALING.

    At the local police court on Saturday, Aubrey Douglass, an actor, was charged before Messrs. Kitchen and Curtin, J's.P., with stealing two horses, the property of ...

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  20. SUCCORING EXHAUSTED BEATERS.

    As yet there has been no cessation in the progress of the bush fires. At Moondarra the struggle against the flames was carried on last night and to-day. A request came in ...

    Article : 339 words
  21. SWALLOWS AT SEA.

    When midway between Low Head and Port Phillip Heads yesterday, an immense flock of swallows suddenly appeared around the steamer Menmuir, inward from China, ...

    Article : 61 words
  22. ENGLAND V. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    It has been decided that the return match between England and New South Wales, which was to have commenced next Friday, shall not start until Saturday, as the players ...

    Article : 44 words
  23. WESTERN DISTRICT WOOL COMPETITION.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 574 words
  24. THE RELIEF FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 63 words
  25. QUEENSLAND.

    The revenue of the colony for January was £249,873, an increase of £12,000 compared with January last year. Taxation revenue increased by £11,000, and the railways decreased by ...

    Article : 278 words
  26. THE PROSPECTS OF FEDERATION.

    Speaking of his recent visit to Melbourne, Sir Hugh Nelson stated this morning that leading federation delegates seemed to be sanguine that they would agree at this ...

    Article : 142 words
  27. MUNICIPAL GAS SUPPLY.

    The twentieth half yearly meeting of the shareholders of the Heidelberg, Ivanhoe, Alphington and Fairfield Gas Co. was held at the Victoria Hotel, Bourke-street, Melbourne, on Monday; Mr. L. L. ...

    Article : 250 words
  28. THE CENTRAL RELIEF FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 232 words
  29. THE RUIN AROUND MOONDARRA.

    The bush fire which commenced here on Saturday has completely destroyed the homes, barns, &c., of Messrs. D. R. Morrison, Sutton, Johns, and the house known as ...

    Article : 224 words
  30. FIRE AT HAWTHORN.

    The Hawthorn firemen had a difficult task in subduing the fire which broke out shortly after 5 p.m. yesterday at the residence of Mr. R. S. Brain, 98 Power-street, ...

    Article : 134 words
  31. POSITION OF THE COUNCIL.

    It appears that the Heidelberg shire council entered into an agreement with the promoters of the present gas company in 1887, on the basis of the Metropolitan Gas Company's act, which came into ...

    Article : 196 words
  32. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. Thomas Fabian, city treasurer for 25 years, died yesterday after two months' illness. He had been suffering from dropsy. The land and income tax from 1st July, 1897, ...

    Article : 69 words
  33. IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Bush fires have been raging on the Mount Lofty Range for some days. Yesterday they extended over many miles, destroying trees and fencing. Many houses had narrow ...

    Article : 85 words
  34. TASMANIA.

    The customs revenue for the month was £73,063, an increase compared with the corresponding month last year of £6125. The chief items showing an increase were beer duty, ...

    Article : 120 words
  35. THE EARLY CLOSING LAW.

    In the Hawthorn court on Tuesday. Inspector T. J. Powell prosecuted Henry Langton, butcher, for keeping open his shop after 7 p.m. on Monday, 3rd January. Senior Constable M'Coppin deposed that ...

    Article : 127 words
  36. A MIRACHLOUS ESCAPE.

    Bush fires have been raging through this district for a fortnight past. Several properties here have had some narrow escapes from total destruction. In a few cases ...

    Article : 242 words
  37. BUSH FIRES IN TASMANIA.

    Intense heat was again experienced to-day throughout the island. Queenstown registered 100 in the shade and 140 in the sun. Bush fires are raging on both sides of the ...

    Article : 89 words
  38. FJTZROY GAS SUPPLY.

    The Fitzroy council, at a recent meeting, granted permission to Mr. J. W. Hutchinson, of the Brunswick Gas Company, to enter that city and open the streets thereof for the purpose of supplying ...

    Article : 188 words
  39. COMMUNICATION WITH MOUNT DEDDICK.

    A meeting of the Mount Deddick railway committee consisting of representative directors of the various Mount Deddick mining companies, was held yesterday; Mr. Sterry, M.L.A., presiding. It ...

    Article : 113 words
  40. MR. G. H. BENNETT, M.L.A.

    A well attended meeting of the citizens of Richmond was held at the local town hall on Tuesday night to arrange for a public testimonial to Mr. G. H. Bennett, M.L.A., ...

    Article : 109 words
  41. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Premier, in a speech at Hokitika, denied that the increased revenue from the customs was derived from the poorer classes. He asserted it was Almost entirely due to the ...

    Article : 138 words
  42. AN URGENT NEED.

    Sir,--Having made a personal inspection of some of the localities of the recent forest fires, I am strongly impressed from observations and inquiries I have made that one of ...

    Article : 170 words
  43. Advertising

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    Advertising : 125 words
  44. WILLS AND BEQUESTS.

    The will of George Neilson, late of Bendigo-street, Richmond, Government fruit inspector, who died on 29th December last, has been filed for probate. The deceased gentleman made his ...

    Article : 54 words
  45. Advertising

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  46. WARRNAMBOOL DISTRICT ABLAZE.

    A very destructive fire was raging in the neighborhood of Panmure all yesterday. Numbers of the farmers and settlers have suffered severely, and apprehensions were ...

    Article : 231 words
  47. Advertising

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    Advertising : 29 words
  48. Advertising

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