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  2. The New M.P.’s.

    " WAGE-EARNERS" AND PARLIAMENT.—The Early-closing Advocate of September 17 discusses at length the proceedings of the adjourned meeting of the executive of Societies ...

    Article : 275 words
  3. MINING ON YORKE’S PENINSULA.

    A very important conference was held in Adelaide on Thursday to deal with questions affecting the miners employed in the Moonta Copper Mines on Yorke’s Peninsula. Some time ago ...

    Article : 667 words
  4. THE SEPTEMBER SHOW.

    The annual Spring Show in connection with the Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society was opened on Thursday under most favourable circumstances. The quality and ...

    Article : 718 words
  5. COLONIAL PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Assembly to day Mr. Wrixon presented the report of the Select Committee on the mallee block leasing system. The debate was resumed on the second reading ...

    Article : 59 words
  6. FARMERS' DINNER.

    Under the auspioes of the South Australian Farmers' Mutual Association a dinner was given in Messrs. F. D. Beach & Son's Rooms. Adelaide, on Thursday evening. Mr. W. J. ...

    Article : 1,439 words
  7. LITERARY SOCIETIES. COMPETITION.

    A GRATIFYING SUCCESS. On Friday night the final competition in connection with the eighth annual literary tests provided by the Literary Societies' Union ...

    Article : 1,846 words
  8. ADELAIDE AND LONDON TELEGRAPH.

    The speech in which the Emperor William of Germany referred to the humiliation which Napoleon I., whom he described as the Corsican parcen[?]., ...

    Article : 220 words
  9. NEW ZEALAND.

    A motion by Mr. Rolston, leader of the Opposition, that Mr. Hamlyn be appointed Chairman of Committees, to succeed Mr. Percival, was lost by 40 votes to 25. Mr. ...

    Article : 118 words
  10. THE BANK OF VAN DIEMEN’S LAND.

    The Cabinet has finally determined to maintain the position laid down by Mr. Bird in the Assembly yesterday. It is understood that they will hand over the ...

    Article : 100 words
  11. RECHABITISM.

    The usual half-yearly district meeting of the South Australian District, No. 81, Independent Order of Rechabites was held at the Oddfellows' Hall, Gawler, on Tuesday, September ...

    Article : 1,239 words
  12. SOUTH KENSINGTON EXAMINATIONS.

    In February last forty-one drawings executed by students in the School of Design were sent for examination to the Department of Science and Art, South Kensington, thirty being from ...

    Article : 614 words
  13. SALVATION ARMY DEMONSTRATIONS.

    The Salvation Army authorities have made complete arrangements for the reception of General Booth, who will arrive at the Heads at about 10 o’clock on Saturday morning. ...

    Article : 134 words
  14. THE FLOODS IN SPAIN.

    Further details of the almost unparallel floods at Consuegrs in the south of Spain are at hand. The damage done to property is estimated ...

    Article : 53 words
  15. CHILI.

    To the Powers who have recognised the Junta is now added Italy. The Chilian war-cruiser President P[?]to has arrived at Havre, and has ...

    Article : 39 words
  16. RECOGNITION OF HEROISM.,

    At the monthly meeting of the Directors of the Royal Humane Society of Australasia held yesterday it was resolved that the heroic conduct of Arthur Wilkinson, who lost his life ...

    Article : 74 words
  17. THE CHINESE RIOTS.

    The Chinese Government have hanged six of the leaders in the anti-European riots, and have also dismissed the mandarins in the districts concerned, holding ...

    Article : 67 words
  18. A STRINGENT BROKERS’ BILL.

    The Brokers' Bill about to be introduced into the Assembly proposes to charge brokers licence-fees, which will amount in the aggregate to about £20,000. The brokers in Melbourne ...

    Article : 135 words
  19. AGRICULTURAL BUREAU CONGRESS.

    The sittings of the third annual Congress were resumed on Thursday morning, September 17. The Hon. F. Krichauff, M.L.O., F.R.H.S., presided over a large attendance of delegates. ...

    Article : 700 words
  20. RUSSIA IN THE EAST.

    Reiterated reports are current in Vienna of fighting between Russian troops and Afghans in the great mountain range of Hindoo Koosh, separating Afghanistan ...

    Article : 33 words
  21. BOARDS OF HEALTH.

    Present—Dr. Whittell (President), Dr. Pacerson, Messrs. H. [?]ymill, Frederick Wright, and G. young, and the Secretary (Mr. G. H. Ayliffe). The Secretary to the Local Board of Health, ...

    Article : 1,113 words
  22. LABOUR TROUBLES.

    Owing to the difficulty with (Union men the Shipping Federation is supplying the labour to carry on the work in connection with the Hermitage Wharfs ...

    Article : 75 words
  23. DAMAGES FOR ILLEGAL ARREST.

    At the Local Court to-day, before Mr. O’Halloran, S.M., and a Jury, Mr. Jackson, now a labourer, of Ballarat, brought an action against Mr. Wilkinson. J.P., for £200 damages ...

    Article : 140 words
  24. THE NEW SOUTH WALES LOAN.

    The Standard in discussing, the prospects of the New South Wales Loan in its city article to-day declares that owing to a remarkable change in the market it is ...

    Article : 188 words
  25. ACTUARY FOR FRIENDLY BENEFIT SOCIETIES.

    Sir—Mr. Cohen is reported to have said yesterday in the House of Assembly that the Societies had a membership of 30,000, and expended annually in sick and death pay ...

    Article : 127 words
  26. THE WEATHER AND THE CROPS.

    Grand rains have fallen during the last few days, and the crops have, as it were, made a fresh start, and give promise of a good if a late season. ...

    Article : 116 words
  27. CONTROLLING CONTRACTS.

    Sir—There has recently been issued a circular by a workers' Union addressed to the mercantile firms therein concerned setting forth that all future labour in which that Union of ...

    Article : 174 words
  28. Religious News.

    REV. E. ROEKE, B.A. — This highly esteemed minister of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Adelaide, has decided upon accepting a very cordial and numerously signed call to ...

    Article : 338 words
  29. GOLD IN IRELAND.

    A discovery of rich gold-bearing reefs has been made at Errisbeg, County Mayo, Ireland. ...

    Article : 20 words
  30. NEW YORK DEMOCRATS AND THE SILVER QUESTION.

    The New York Democratic Convention now in session has adopted a resolution denouncing Sherman’s Silver Law. ...

    Article : 27 words
  31. POLYTAXATION AND HOW TO GET RID OF IT.

    Sir—The way to get rid of the many-tax fraud is step by step to increase our tax on the unimproved value of land, and remove concurrently duties on the products of industry; ...

    Article : 370 words
  32. VICTORIA AND THE AUSTRALIAN SQUADRON.

    The Minister of Defence to-day received a telegram from Admiral Scott agreeing to the proposal of the Victorian Navy to meet the squadron on entering the Heads on the 22nd. ...

    Article : 101 words
  33. MINING NEWS.

    A development, which promises to be of considerable importance, has been made at the 400-ft level McBride's Shaft, Block 11, of the Proprietary Mine. For some time past a drive has been ran ...

    Article : 269 words
  34. REPAIRS TO THE EASBY.

    Repairs to the bow of the Easby, which was injured in the collision with the Gambier, have been speedly effected, and the vessel left for Newcastle to-day in charge of Captain ...

    Article : 41 words
  35. CRICKET.

    O.B.I. Club.—The annual general meeting of Our Boys’ Institute Cricket Club was held on August 13 at the Y.M.C.A. Rooms, Mr. K. Evans in the chair. After saying a few words of encouragement the ...

    Article : 68 words
  36. Advertising

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    Advertising : 59 words
  37. UNIFORM BUOYAGE SYSTEM.

    Victoria has now agreed to bring her buoyage system into conformity with the “universal system” adopted by the United Kingdom and America, the buoys to be used being the ...

    Article : 94 words
  38. Advertising

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    Advertising : 57 words
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