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  2. THE MYSTERIOUS HEAD.

    The scientific examination which Dr. Neild made yesterday of the head found on Tuesday last on the St. Kilda beach serves to show how absolutely unreliable lay identifications may ...

    Article : 587 words
  3. THE ELECTRIC LIGHT.

    At the quarterly meeting of the Melbourne City Council held yesterday, the question of supplying private houses with electric lighting from the corporation works was again ...

    Article : 852 words
  4. THE MAYORAL LUNCHEON.

    At the close of the quarterly meeting of the Melbourne City Council yesterday, the usual luncheon was held in the supper room of the Town Hall. The Mayor (Cr. Snowden) ...

    Article : 1,072 words
  5. THE WILDE SCANDAL.

    The facts which have been elicited in the course of the trial of Lord Queensberry for a criminal libel upon Oscar Wilde, have created a strong feeling of disgust amongst all decent ...

    Article : 1,818 words
  6. INTERCOLONIAL NEWS.

    Oliver Lindeman, 9 years, the son of Captain Lindeman, secretary to the Marine Board, was killed by the North Shore cable tram yesterday afternoon. While running across the street he ...

    Article : 132 words
  7. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The Minister of Railways, Mr. Williams, visited Geelong to-day to inspect the railway pier. He was met by the mayor and the president of the Chamber of Commerce and requested ...

    Article : 90 words
  8. OUR LONDON LETTER.

    The second reading of the bill for the disestablishment and disendowment of the Church of England in Wales and Monmouthshire has been carried by a majority of 44. Mr. ...

    Article : 2,446 words
  9. VICTORIAN ARTISTS' SOCIETY.

    An exhibition of paintings will be opened at 4 o'clock this afternoon by his Excellency the Acting Governor, Sir John Madden, at the gallery of the Victorian Artists' Society, in ...

    Article : 1,570 words
  10. SUICIDE OF A WIDOW.

    Mrs. Clara Overs, aged 55 years, committee suicide at Massey yesterday morning by hanging herself with a handkerchief fastened to a vice, in a farm storeroom. When found by her son ...

    Article : 108 words
  11. LOST IN THE NORTHERN DESERT.

    The remains of a man named C. S. Smith have been found 30 miles from Alton Downs Station by the police in the far north. Deceased had kept a diary, in which he stated that he ...

    Article : 110 words
  12. DEATH IN A FOSSICKER'S HUT.

    An old man named Wm. Dickenson was found dead in his hut about four miles from Amphitheatre yesterday, with his body frightfully burnt. An inquiry was held, and the medical ...

    Article : 105 words
  13. A COAL TRAM LINE ACCIDENT.

    A serious accident occurred at Unanderra, near Wollongong, this morning. Whilst the Mount Kembla Coal Company's engine was pushing some empty trucks from the jetty to ...

    Article : 101 words
  14. SUDDEN DEATH.

    At Wahring to-day a well-known resident of Nagambie, named John Green, dropped dead. Deceased had partaken of a hearty meal just before he fell to the ground, and died almost ...

    Article : 50 words
  15. SABBATARIANISM IN HOBART.

    A deputation from the Ministers' Association waited upon the Minister of Lands to-day to protest against permission for a phonograph to be exhibited in the Domain on Sundays, and to ...

    Article : 77 words
  16. BENDIGO BENEVOLENT ASYLUM.

    At the Benevolent Asylum committee meeting to-night a report by Mr. Brett, inspector of charities, was read, stating that the inmates of the asylum numbered 194, and that the average ...

    Article : 142 words
  17. INQUEST ON AN ALBURY FIRE.

    At the inquest on the fire which on the 28th ult. destroyed an untenanted cottage owned by Charles Bownds, evidence was given that children were in the habit of playing on the ...

    Article : 150 words
  18. THE COLLINGWOOD MURDERS.

    At the Morgue yesterday morning Mr. Candler held an inquest on the bodies of Eliza Murphy, Jessie Dooley and Charles Neale, the victims of the Collingwood tragedy. ...

    Article : 353 words
  19. BACCHUS MARSH, THURSDAY.

    Mr. I[?]ac Evans, an old and highly respected resident in this district and on the Pentland Hills for many years, until his retirement to reside at Malvern, died there on the 27th April. ...

    Article : 1,043 words
  20. SINGULAR VAGRANCY CASE.

    James Morris alias M'Carthy alias Clarke was charged at the Central Police Court to-day with being a vagrant, and to prove the innocence of his client, Mr. Clarke, his solicitor, got him to ...

    Article : 138 words
  21. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    A meeting of the city council was held today to consider the retrenchment committee's report, which proposed to reduce the salaries of all officers by 10 per cent. on all sums of £150 ...

    Article : 516 words
  22. PRICES FOR SHEARING.

    A telegram in The Age yesterday from Sydney stated that the Shearers' Union was discussing the question as to whether it should enter upon another fight with the pastoralists ...

    Article : 394 words
  23. THE INQUEST ON DOOLEY.

    Mr. Candler then held an inquest on Thomas Dooley. Evidence was given as to Dooley's arrest and his taking poison. Dr. Shields said he treated deceased for poisoning, but he died ...

    Article : 167 words
  24. AMUSEMENTS.

    A serious disappointment awaited those who patronised the second of the above concerts last night, since Mr. Ale[?] Marsh, whose voice had shown signs of hoarseness towards the close of ...

    Article : 596 words
  25. JAPAN AND AUSTRALIA TRADE.

    In the course of a[?] interview to-day, Mr. A. Marks, the Consul for Japan, stated that the fact of Russia thwarth[?]ng the Japanese intention of opening up the northern Chinese ports to ...

    Article : 95 words
  26. BURIAL OF THE MURDERER.

    At a few minutes past 9 o'clock last night the body of Dooley was removed from the Morgue, enclosed in a plain deal coffin, which was not even stained black. A [?]trip of calico laid on top ...

    Article : 187 words
  27. BROKEN HILL MINE AND THE PORT PIRIE SMELTERS.

    Mr. Stewart, general manager of the Proprietary mine, states that the men at the Port Pirie smelters should have given the altered arrangements a fair trial. Had the work then ...

    Article : 120 words
  28. QUEENSLAND.

    The Victorian eight oar crew arrived to-day for the intercolonial boat race. Mr. C. Wragge, the Government meteorologist, left by the mail train to-night for ...

    Article : 68 words
  29. NEW INSOLVENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 85 words
  30. A MYSTERIOUS FATALITY.

    At daylight this morning two platelayers on the Southern line, near Menangle, found the dead body of a young woman named Jane Ryan lying on the railway track. As the body was ...

    Article : 236 words
  31. THE CHARITIES COMMISSION.

    The members of the Charities Commission met yesterday at the Public Offices for the purpose of considering a communication received by the secretary, Mr. Julian Thomas, from the ...

    Article : 204 words
  32. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    F. Wise, the jockey, who was injured at Morphettville on Wednesday, is in a very critical condition. With a view to ascertaining whether the ...

    Article : 102 words
  33. COMPULSORY SEQUESTRATION.

    Mr. Justice Williams yesterday, in the Prac[?]ice Court, made an order absolute for the compuls[?]ry sequestration of the estate of George Frederick Chamberlain, of Arthur-street, Fairfield, traveller, ...

    Article : 39 words
  34. LAW LIST. THIS DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 135 words
  35. TASMANIA.

    Parliament will meet for the despatch of [?]usiness on 25th June. ...

    Article : 15 words
  36. UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE.

    [?]andidates are reminded that, commencing from to-day, this examination will be held at the University, where candid[?]tes must present themselves. This arrangement will be continued ...

    Article : 39 words
  37. Advertising

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  38. Advertising

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  39. Advertising

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