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  2. STATEMENT BY THE PREMIER.

    The Premier yesterday brought before the Cabinet the question of the refusal of the members of the Locomotive Engine Drivers and Firemen's Association to ...

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  3. THE WEATHER.

    A severe north-westerly gale blew during greater part of Tuesday, and it worked up such a curl upon the waters of Corio Bay that old residents declared that they ...

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  4. PROROGATION OF PARLIAMENT

    The Victorian Parliament was prorogued yesterday with the customary pomp and circumstance. Both Houses were to meet at 1.15, but as there was no business, except ...

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  5. STATE REFORM.

    Speaking at Cowra to-night, the State Treasurer (Mr. Waddell) said not only would it be necessary to curtail the loan expenditure, but in view of the heavy ...

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  6. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The Chinese named Leechung who a few days ago at Creswick was sentenced to a month's imprisonment for insulting behavior, has been so terrified by confinement ...

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  7. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    A deputation from the Farmers and Settlers' Association waited on the Premier to-day, with a request for improvements in the administration of the ...

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  8. BALLARAT WATER COMMISSION

    The Cabinet his decided to appoint Mr. Kirton, M.L.A:, as chairman of the Ballarat Water Commission, which position became vacant through the death of Mr. J. Noble ...

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  9. AUBURN MURDER TRIAL.

    The trial of Digby Grand and Henry Jones, charged with the murder of Constable Samuel William Long at Auburn on 19th January last, was continued at the ...

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  10. THE NEW LOCOMOTIVES.

    The Minister of Railways stated yesterday that three tenders, including that on behalf of the Newport workshops, have been submitted for the construction of 39 ...

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  11. A DANGEROUS "TRAVELLER."

    A young tramp named Frank Williams, hailing from Melbourne, called at Mrs. Andrew's house to-day and demanded food. Being refused, he broke several ...

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  12. FEELING AT BALLARAT.

    The announcement that the Government had appointed Mr. J. W. Kirton to the vacancy on the Ballarat "Water Commission caused a good deal of surprise in the ...

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  13. RAIN IN THE COUNTRY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 192 words
  14. AN EXCEEDED ESTIMATE.

    In the course of an inquiry into the expediency of constructing extensive harbor works at Hastings River entrance, the Public Works committee to-day elicited ...

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  15. COUNCILLORS MADE APRIL FOOLS. CLUNES, Tuesday.

    The Talbot shire councillors are indignant with the Ballarat shire council relative to discourtesy shown by the latter body in regard to an inspection of a proposed joint ...

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  16. SHORTAGE OF TRUCKS.

    The Chief Traffic Manager justifies the wholesale withdrawal of trucks from Rushworth--which, according to our local correspondent, resulted in the temporary ...

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  17. BENDIGO.

    Mr. Jas. White, sculptor, of Sydney, arrived here on Tuesday night to superintend the erection of his statue of Queen Victoria in Rosalind Park. ...

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  18. CRIMINAL SESSIONS.

    The Court of Assize opened to-day, Mr. Justice Owen presiding. William Joseph Wilson, charged with attempting to set fire to the dwelling of George Chuck Kee, at ...

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  19. THREATENING LANGUAGE AND CONTEMPT.

    George Boucher was charged at the local court this morning with having threatened the life of his sister and her husband, and also with having attempted to commit ...

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  20. RAIN IN QUEENSLAND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 122 words
  21. THE MILDURA LINE.

    rails are now laid to within 30 miles of Mildura, and within three of Nowingi, locally known as Eaglehawk Tank, where a temporary station will be erected. When ...

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  22. QUEENSLAND.

    The Treasurer denies the statement published in Sydney, that the Queensland Government, while nominally offering its late issue of £600,000 worth of Treasury bills ...

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  23. MAINTENANCE OF NON-PAYING LINES.

    Tenders close on Monday, 27th April, for the maintenance of the permanent way of non-paying lines. Particulars are advertised in the Railways tenders column in ...

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  24. STATION REPORTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 179 words
  25. THE SUGAR CROP.

    The Registrar-General has issued figures relating to the last season's sugar crop. These show a total area under cane of 85,338 acres. The total area crushed was 59,102 ...

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  26. DARING CITY BURGLARY.

    A daring burglary was perpetrated in the city some time during Monday night, when the warehouse of Latoff and Callil, fancy goods dealers and wholesale drapers, of ...

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  27. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The inquest on the fire at Luxton's stores has resulted in a verdict of "no evidence to show the cause of the fire." ...

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  28. GEELONG.

    A few weeks ago the brothers Hall, who were arrested for the burglary at the Davies-Franklin cycle depot, also had the charge laid against them of stealing some ...

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  29. OBSERVATORY REPORT.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 293 words
  30. INFECTIOUS DISEASES.

    The urgent necessity for immediately placing the Infectious Diseases Hospital in working -order, and throwing it open to the public, was emphasised by the report of ...

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  31. SCARCITY OF RAILWAY TRUCKS

    Sir,--I desire, through the medium of your columns, to call attention to the scandalous way the Railways are being exploited by large dealers in chaff and grain. ...

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  32. NEW TASMANIAN MINISTRY.

    Mr. Propsting, the leader of the Reform party, which has completely defeated the Lewis Government in the late general elections, has allotted the following portfolios ...

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  33. WARRNAMBOOL.

    The Forestry department, in reply to a letter from the council, has stated that plans have been prepared for three coastal areas of tree planting, one being between ...

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  34. TO-DAY'S FORECASTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 321 words
  35. THE GIPPSLAND STRIKE.

    Mr. A. A. son, secretary of the Victorian Coal Miners' Association, has forwarded us a copy of the letter despatched by him of Messrs. Nicholson and Pratt, ...

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  36. THE JAPANESE WAR SHIPS.

    A telegram from Onslow states that on Sunday afternoon the residents, of Onslow were surprised at the appearance of a man of war off Tortoise Island. Their curiosity ...

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  37. IS TELEPATHY POSSIBLE?

    Sir,--With regard to Mr. Myers's suggested metethereal substance, your reviewer probably did not think it worth mentioning that the ether by which ...

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  38. A REMARKABLE FATALITY.

    Mr. Chas. Frith, aged 94 years, who has been residing at the Australian Club, tonight fell from one of the windows on the top floor to the pavement, a distance of 50 ...

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  39. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    At Perth police court, Albert Jones, Thos. Donoghue and Chas. Weaver were charged with attempted highway robbery at Subiaco on 21st March, when Mr. Ralph ...

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  40. THE UNEMPLOYED.

    A scheme which has for its object concerted action towards a permanent solution of the problem of the dearth of employment in Melbourne, and the distress ...

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  41. THE BANK NOTES CASE.

    At the Criminal Court, Archibald MacLagan, Bert Leighton and Harry Jones were arraigned in connection with robbery of bank notes from the Bank of ...

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  42. MR. EDWARD LLOYD.

    The distinguished English tenor, who is due to arrive in Melbourne by the Adelaide express this morning, has for the past 30 years had a career of quite ...

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  43. DISTRESS AT OUTTRIM.

    The recent correspondence which has passed between the men on strike and the coal companyies respecting a conference is hailed with satisfaction by the townspeople, ...

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  44. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    CRESWICK.--A large fire occurred at Maryfield on Tuesday. Mr. P. O'Brien's hotel and its contents were destroyed. The property was insured for £250. in the Imperial Company. ...

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  45. THE ENGLISH MAIL.

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  46. CASTLEMAINE.

    Mr. F. K. Best has been appointed returning officer for the Legislative Assembly electorate of Castlemaine district and for the North Central province of the ...

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  47. REMARKS BY MR. BENNETT, M.L.A.

    In responding to the toast of Our Parliaments at a farewell smoke night tendered to Mr. S. Kennon at the Richmond town hall last evening, prior to his departure for ...

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  48. DEATH SENTENCE CONFIRMED

    The Full Court this morning considered the points of law reserved by Mr. Justice Burnside in the case of the Japanese Chamstsu Yabu, found guilty of the wilful ...

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  49. IN THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    The Legislative Assembly was timed to meet at 1.15 p.m., but it was half an hour later before the Deputy Speaker took the chair. The business was of a purely formal ...

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  50. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    William Peters, of Ararat, miner. Liabilities, £2 1111; assets, nil. Filed at Ararat. Henry Warringham, of Bright, miner, Liabilities, £58 126; assets, £4; deficiency, £54 126 ...

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  51. COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS' CONFERENCE.

    Delegates from the branches of the United Commercial Travellers' Association of Australasia arrived by the R.M.S. Oroya this morning. ...

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  52. ALLEGED PERSONATION OF A DETECTIVE.

    Wm. Bowman, who has been working in the Lima district, has been arrested on a charge of personating a detective. A resident of the town, it is alleged, was indebted ...

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  53. LAW LIST.--(THIS DAY.)

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 81 words
  54. THE ARLTUNGA GOLD FIELD.

    The Premier, Mr. Jenkins, cabled a digest of the Government Geologist's report on the Arltunga gold field to the Agent-General for publication in London. ...

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  55. PARLIAMENTARY ELECTION.

    An election for York to fill the vacancy in the Assembly caused by the bankruptcy of Mr. F. C. Morgan resulted in the return of Mr. R. G. Burgess, who resigned his ...

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  56. INTER-STATE ADJUSTMENTS.

    The Federal Treasurer has prepared a statement of the inter-State adjustments for March. It is conspicuously noticeable that Victoria's inter-State trade is ...

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  57. RECOVERY OF STOLEN PROPERTY.

    The local police have made a find in connection with the robbery at the Ardmona Post Office. The till, containing about £20 worth of stamps, money, &c., from the post ...

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  58. CEMENT FOR SEWERAGE WORKS.

    The Metropolitan Board of Works accepted tenders yesterday for the supply of 5000 casks each of imported and colonial cement. According to the business paper the tenders recommended for ...

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  59. THE S. BURRUMBEET IN A GALE

    While steaming here from Melbourne the Burrumbeet encountered a terrific sea and heavy south-westerly gale. Off Cape Otway she shipped a big sea, which ...

    Article : 111 words
  60. Advertising

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  61. A MISSING SAILOR PORTLAND, Tuesday.

    All search for the missing sailor Hennessy, belonging to the barquentine Neptune, having proved fruitless, it is believed he was drowned on Saturday night through ...

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  62. Advertising

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  63. Advertising

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  64. THE KING AND HIS HORSES.

    On Sunday night, the Rev. M. G. Hart, of Ballarat, referred in terms of regret and strong condemnation to the report that King Edward VII. intended running a race ...

    Article : 111 words
  65. Advertising

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  66. Advertising

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