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  2. A FLOURISH OF TARTANS

    The keen historical sense of the Scottish people was revealed during the Royal visit to Edinburgh by their zest in the observance of ancient ceremonial, some of it very ...

    Article : 605 words
  3. OUR LONDON LETTER.

    In the building of the huge battleship Commonwealth in ten months the Fairfield Company has established a world record for speed which will he difficult to beat. The ...

    Article : 2,332 words
  4. SPORTING NOTES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 37 words
  5. ALLEGED BREACHES OF TRUST

    An important suit, arising out of the administration of the estate of the late Richard Goldsbrough, grazier, who died in April, 1886, is being heard by Mr. Justice ...

    Article : 856 words
  6. EXPORT OF RABBITS.

    The "Ice and Cold Storage," a trade journal published in London, commenting in its latest issue on the importation of rabbits from Australia and New Zealand, declares ...

    Article : 1,378 words
  7. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.

    The debate on the second reading of this bill was resumed. Mr. THOMSON (N.S.W.) said that if a rebate or bonus wore made on the basis of ...

    Article : 1,843 words
  8. MENTONE PROGRAMME.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 561 words
  9. TO-DAY'S SPORTING CALENDAR.

    Wednesday, 17th June.--Mentone races, Avenel Turf Club weights declared, Albury charities race meeting, Bendigo Coursing-meeting (first day). ...

    Article : 1,019 words
  10. WORKING MEN'S COLLEGE.

    A problem in the solution of which members of the Chamber of Manufactures are at present exhibiting a keen interest is how best to ...

    Article : 713 words
  11. Advertising

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    Advertising : 49 words
  12. THE GUNNERY COMPETITIONS

    An interesting ceremony was performed at the Garrison. Artillery drill hall last night, when the silver shield won at the annual gunnery competition was handed ...

    Article : 299 words
  13. UNIVERSITY BOXING COMPETITIONS.

    The first of a series of boxing competitions organised by a committee of University undergraduates was held at the Athenæum Hall last night. The present series will, it is expected be ...

    Article : 288 words
  14. DECIMAL COINAGE.

    Sir,--The parallel of the political with the natural world--that it is not the loudest and noisest things that are the most powerful--is now being observed in the ...

    Article : 1,004 words
  15. SULTAN OF JOHORE.

    The adjourned hearing of the case brought by Alfred Prichard Morris against "Tunku Ibrahim, gentleman, of Menzies' Hotel" (the Sultan of Johore), was ...

    Article : 633 words
  16. FOOTBALL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 186 words
  17. DRAINAGE OF THE SEBASTOPOL PLATEAU.

    Sir,--I notice in this morning's issue a sensible letter on the Sevastopol Plateau drainage scheme by "Rutherglen." He rightly places his pen on the objection ...

    Article : 455 words
  18. RITUALISTIC PRACTICES.

    In commotion with the unveiling of a monument erected in front of the Brunswick town hall on a recent Saturday afternoon to the memory of local men who had ...

    Article : 247 words
  19. COUNTRY FOOTBALL.

    YEA.--In the matches for the Alexandre and Yea Districts Football Association premiership, Yea met Alexandra at Yea on Saturday. The result of the match is disputed, the Alexandra goal umpire ...

    Article : 78 words
  20. SANDOWN PARK RACES.

    Despite the very unpropitious weather the Sandown Park Racing Club's meeting was held yesterday. The ground was very soft, but although there was a good lot of ...

    Article : 742 words
  21. INTER-STATE FOOTBALL.

    ADELAIDE.--The South Australian team to play in Melbourne on 27th June will be chosen from the following nineteen:--Daly, Miller, Lewis, Hughie, Dawson, Matthews, Huston, Corston ...

    Article : 61 words
  22. BILLIARDS.

    Billiard enthusiasts are promised a treat during next week, when the recently arrived English player, H. W. Stevenson, will meet the crack Australian cueist, C. Memmott, 9000 up, at the ...

    Article : 150 words
  23. CANON BERRY AND THE BISHOP.

    The Eastward Position in the Holy Communion was last night traced from its origin by the Rev. Digby Berry, M.A., in a lecture to a numerous, audience at the ...

    Article : 216 words
  24. AMATEUR ATHLETICS.

    Carlton (12) ran on Saturday at Caulfield, [?] Welsh and B. Drummond laid a trail over part of the ten-mile course. R. L. Melville acted as paw, with A. Drummond as whip. The 200 yards ...

    Article : 62 words
  25. CAUSING A SERIOUS ACCIDENT

    A Chinese named Quong Sun, a vegetable hawker at Wangaratta, was driving his waggon along Conness-street west when three young men on horseback who were ...

    Article : 137 words
  26. A RACEHORSE KILLED.

    ADELAIDE.--After a gallop in Victoria Park on Friday morning, Mercia broke away from the boy holding her, galloped down the course, ran into a fence and injured her back. On Sunday she ...

    Article : 40 words
  27. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    The Prahran council on Monday decided to inform the Town Clerk of Melbourne that, it did not fee its way to join in proposed further expenditure of £300 for the destruction of rats. It was ...

    Article : 65 words
  28. HUNTING.

    The Findon Harriers will meet at noon on Friday at the fourteenth mile post, Woodstock-road. A special train will leave Spencer-street at 10.30 a.m. ...

    Article : 26 words
  29. COURSING.

    HORSHAM.--At the annual meeting of the Horsham Coursing Club, Mr. H. Bradshaw was president; Messrs. J. Hunter and M'Farlane, vice-presidents; Mr. N. Learmonth, treasurer; and Mr. ...

    Article : 42 words
  30. A DRAINAGE DISPUTE.

    At the last meeting of the Helderberg council a letter was read from Messrs. Fink, Best and Hall, solicitors, stating that the president, councillors and ratepayers of the shire, as well as the twelve ...

    Article : 203 words
  31. PLEASURE STEAMERS ON THE YARRA.

    The town clerk of Richmond brought under the notice of the city council of Prahran on Monday the dangerous practice of small pleasure steamers steaming up and down the Yarra at a rapid rate ...

    Article : 141 words
  32. HACKNEY CARRIAGE FEES.

    It wan reported of the Moorabbin council on Monday that at a conference of the suburban municipalities with the hackney carriage committee, the committee acknowledged the Justice of the ...

    Article : 151 words
  33. SOUTH MELBOURNE LIBRARY.

    For some time past the South Melbourne council has had under discussion the advisability of taking over the control of the local mechanics' institute and free library, which occupy a building ...

    Article : 132 words
  34. Advertising

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    Advertising : 122 words
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