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  2. DISCUSSION AT THE TRADES HALL.

    At the ordinary meeting of the Trades Hall Council, held at Lygon-street last night, a long discussion took place relative to the recent action. Mr. J. Graham occupied the chair. ...

    Article : 2,361 words
  3. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    Some time ago Sir George Dibbs stated that the Government were considering the advisability of bringing in a short bill to amend the Electoral Act so as to provide for the ...

    Article : 122 words
  4. RIVAL ROUTES TO HEDI.

    Mr. Richardson's party continued their journey on Thursday to Hodi. Leaving Moyhu late in the afternoon they were driven up the west side of the valley of the King River. The ...

    Article : 978 words
  5. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The floods on all the rivers have caused the Lakes to rise higher than ever known before. Luckily the rise occurred at the time of neap tides, otherwise much more damage would have ...

    Article : 190 words
  6. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—L'hommc propose et Dieu dispose has been exemplified in the case at Speight v. The Age, I am not the last, I feel assured, in offering my congratulations upon the result of a case ...

    Article : 212 words
  7. MRS. KNORR'S CAREER.

    When Mrs. Knorr's case was being considered by the Executive Council details of her career, prepared by Detective Sergeant Nixon, of the Criminal ...

    Article : 715 words
  8. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—I was pleased exceedingly when I read in my Age this morning of the laudable proposal to start a fund to recoup in some degree Mr. David Syme for his monetary losses in connection with ...

    Article : 303 words
  9. PUBLIC OPINION ON THE QUESTION.

    SIR,—Times are bad with us, as with all the rest of the community, and we feel that, had it not been for your articles in exposing the waste and extravagance in the Railway department, ...

    Article : 186 words
  10. THE "NEW AUSTRALIA" COLONISTS.

    The projectors of the "New Australia" movement have had under consideration for some time past a proposal to purchase additional vessels for transporting their disciples to Paraguay. The ...

    Article : 92 words
  11. FIRES CAUSED BY LOCOMOTIVE ENGINES.

    From reports to hand this morning it appears that no fewer than five fires occurred last evening, caused by the same engine as it passed. At Baldwinsville a fire broke out on the forms of Messrs. Heffernan ...

    Article : 171 words
  12. THE SUBSCRIPTION LIST.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 107 words
  13. DYNAMITE EXPLOSION IN A FORGE.

    Two miners named Rees and Argine were killed to-day at Nana Creek, near Fernmount, by an explosion of dynamite. They were sharpening some drills at a forge when something struck a ...

    Article : 68 words
  14. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—I enolose £5 towards the fund which I am glad to see being raised to reimburse The Age proprietary its costs in the great railway trial. It is well known that the political and ...

    Article : 189 words
  15. ADELAIDE CORPORATION ON THE CITY P.M.

    A deputation from the city corporation waited upon the Premier to-day to ask him to establish magistrates' courts and have corporation cases settled there instead of at the police court. One ...

    Article : 153 words
  16. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—If there is one thing more evident than another in connection with the above case, it is the unsatisfactory state of the law of libel, and it behoves therefore all who feel this to be the ...

    Article : 254 words
  17. "MALICIOUS JUBILATION."

    The Argus, reviewing the result of the Speight v. Syme trial, indulges in a column or so of malicious jubilation. It does not regard the result as being at all an abortive one, which ...

    Article : 1,210 words
  18. THE LIFEBOAT CREW AND THE LOSS OF THE ALERT.

    In reply to the correspondence which has appeared in The Age reflecting on the conduct of the lifeboat crew, at the wreck of the Alert, Mr. J. Morrison, the coxswain, states that a ...

    Article : 249 words
  19. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    As the result of the negotiations between the managers of the South Australian and New South Wales cricketing teams, it has been decided that the intercolonial match shall be ...

    Article : 474 words
  20. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—It was with feelings of unqualified pleasure I read in The Age this morning the proposal to form a "National Fund " to defray the enormous costs incurred by Mr. Syme in ...

    Article : 593 words
  21. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—Feeling a due sense of appreciation of your invaluable services to the country, and admiration for the noble way in which, at such great personal risk and expense, you have ...

    Article : 178 words
  22. A NOVEL AIR COMPRESSING PLANT.

    An air compressing plant of novel design, stated to be the first used in the colony, was started to-day at the Clarence United mine, Eaglehawk. The main new departure lies in ...

    Article : 173 words
  23. AMUSEMENTS.

    Little Red Riding Hood, judging by the crowded state of the Princess's during the week, is making a bold bid to surpass its predecessors in point of success, both financially and ...

    Article : 579 words
  24. THE VANCOUVER MAIL SERVICE.

    The Agent-General, Sir W. B. Perceval, has been instructed to support the effort to induce the Imperial Government to subsidise the Vancouver mail service. ...

    Article : 30 words
  25. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—Enclosed please find postal note, value 5s., in aid of your defence fund, Speight v. Syme. In my opinion your criticism of his policy was perfectly legitimate, and eventuated ...

    Article : 61 words
  26. ILLICIT DISTILLATION.

    Much interest was evinced to-day when the charges of having an unlicensed still in their possession were heard against John Sparks and James Hopkins. The prosecution was conducted ...

    Article : 1,616 words
  27. THE WRECK OF THE ALERT.

    The body of another of the victims of the Alert catastrophe was to-day found upon the beach, about a mile and a half from Ocean Grove. The corpse, which was apparently that ...

    Article : 93 words
  28. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—If Mr. Speight's organ be correct, that gentleman "asserts his intention to renew the proceedings at the earliest possible moment." Such an assertion is rather remarkable after the ...

    Article : 282 words
  29. QUEENSLAND.

    A writ has been issued at the instance of Brabant and Co. against T. M. King, as nominal defendant for the Crown. The claim is for £8000 damages for alleged negligence and ...

    Article : 279 words
  30. THE COLLIERY TROUBLE IN NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Following the lead of the other southern coal mines, the management of the Helensburg colliery has given its miners 14 days' notice of a reduction of 4d. in the hewing rates. Before ...

    Article : 55 words
  31. THE WOOLLEN MILLS.

    The sale of the machinery erected at the Alfred Woollen Mills, Williamstown, for the manufacture of worsteds, and which enabled the firm to carry off the Government bonus of £5000 ...

    Article : 248 words
  32. THE DUNOLLY CHEQUE FRAUDS.

    In connection with the forgeries of cheques by the stranger calling himself John Rostron, no less than eight more, amounting to over £70, were received by the local banks to-day for ...

    Article : 111 words
  33. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—Enclosed please find £1, being my "mite" towards the National Defence Fund as per my letter of 3rd inst.—Yours, &c., ...

    Article : 39 words
  34. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—Allow me to congratulate you on your success in the late great libel case. It is with a feeling of gratitude that I read the opinions of able and sensible people expressing their ...

    Article : 130 words
  35. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—In connection with the above case, which may we think be fully described as a national question, we beg to inform you, and through your journal the general public, that ...

    Article : 180 words
  36. ARREST AT MARYBOROUGH.

    John Rostran was arrested here to-day by Constable Williamson from the description given of him in The Age on a charge of issuing forged cheques at Dunolly. A number of ...

    Article : 82 words
  37. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The annual meeting of the Institute of Patent Agents was hold on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week. Mr. Fred. Walsh, of Sydney, was elected president, and a large amount of ...

    Article : 61 words
  38. TASMANIA.

    The Governor, Lord Gormanston, will visit thd Ulverstone exhibition, on the west coast, on Tuesday. Mr. Brown, the late Speaker of the Assembly, ...

    Article : 195 words
  39. THE DEATH OF JAMES MARSHALL.

    Dr. Youl, the City Coroner, held an inquest at the Melbourne Hospital yesterday on the body of James Marshall, who was assaulted by a man named Thomas Graham on 21st December. ...

    Article : 99 words
  40. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—Kindly receive my most hearty sympathy for the loss The Age proprietary has suffered in your noble endeavors to save Victoria from ruin. As a New Zealander of many years' ...

    Article : 229 words
  41. THE HARVEST.

    Stripping operations are now drawing to a close, and generally the harvest is above October expectations, which is satisfactory. Large quantities are daily arriving at the local railway station ...

    Article : 165 words
  42. THE WINDERMERE ELECTION.

    A deputation, mainly composed of representatives of the farming industry, will wait on Mr. A. M. Greenfield to-morrow, to ask that he offer himself as a candidate for the Windermere seat ...

    Article : 50 words
  43. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—I quite agree with the letter of "Sympathiser" in The Age of to-day, and think that all subscribers will look upon it as an honor to be allowed to assist inpaying the costs ...

    Article : 112 words
  44. DROWNED IN THE YARRA.

    An inquest was held at the morgue yesterday on the body of James Fitzgerald, aged 60 years, whose body was found floating in the Yarra on Wednesday last. Fitzgerald was a married ...

    Article : 84 words
  45. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    Ambrose Bray, Melrose-street, North-Melbourne, grocer. Causes of Insolvency: Loss through destruction of stock in trade and furniture by fire. Liabilities. £143 Is. 7d; assets, 10s.; deficiency, ...

    Article : 70 words
  46. Advertising

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    Advertising : 29 words
  47. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    SIR,—Please accept my congratulations for the noble battle you fought in the "railway trial." Financially I am shaving the wind so fine that the only way I can pay my share to this ...

    Article : 79 words
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