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  2. GLEANINGS OF HUMOR.

    Her Father—"Are you sure you can support a family?" He—"I only want your daughter." "Yes," said Mr. Haggs, "it was funny ...

    Article : 1,432 words
  3. A CRUISER'S BAD LUCK.

    During recent manaeuvres the cruiser Brooklyn struck an uncharted rock, and received injuries which necessitated the docking of the vessel. ...

    Article : 49 words
  4. THE WORTHINGTON CASE.

    Arthur Bentley Worthington, who was arrested in Sydney on Tuesday lost by Detective Sergeant McManamny, on a charge of obtaining £1,096 by false ...

    Article : 2,159 words
  5. FROM DAY TO DAY.

    The poet of the seasons is on the increase. He bobs up serenely with a bundle of manuscript in his hand, and hangs around newspaper offices until an opportunity occurs of ...

    Article : 1,047 words
  6. THE AUSTRALIANS.

    The sun was shining brightly when the players took the field, this morning, and there was again a large attendance. The wicket was in good condition, and the ...

    Article : 623 words
  7. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS.

    The sight of a perspiring, fly-pestered farmer struggling along behind a heavy implement in a cloud of dust on a hot day is sufficient to convince the average individual ...

    Article : 655 words
  8. THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL.

    Lord George Hamilton (Secretary of State for India) is mentioned as likely to be appointed Governor-General of Australia in succession to the Marquis of Linlithgow. ...

    Article : 226 words
  9. POLITICAL PRISONERS ESCAPE.

    A sensation has been caused at Kieff by the report that 12 prominent political prisoners, who had been Confined in the gaol there, have escaped. ...

    Article : 90 words
  10. COLLIERY DISASTER IN WALES.

    A fearful colliery disaster has occurred in Aberystruth, in Monmouthshire, Wales The scene was the Maclaren mine, and the disaster resulted from an explosion of gas. ...

    Article : 75 words
  11. KING EDWARD.

    Lord Curzon (Viceroy of India) states that he sent an invitation to King Edward to visit India for the purpose of being crowned there as Emperor of India at the ...

    Article : 89 words
  12. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    A prisoner named Robinson has escaped from Roebourne gaol. He was arrested in December last on a charge of horse-stealing in Queensland, and taken to the Onslow ...

    Article : 96 words
  13. THE SHAH.

    The Shall of Persia and his suite, who are visiting Paris, will leave there for St. Petersburg on September 12. ...

    Article : 27 words
  14. A.J.C. SPRING MEETING.

    The card for the Epsom Handicap was read over to-night, and a very large volume of business was transacted. The top-weight, Sequence, whose name was first ...

    Article : 872 words
  15. THE FOOTBALL TROUBLE.

    A largely-attended meeting convened to consider the action of the S.A. Football Association in disqualifying the Port Adelaide club took place on Friday evening in the Oddfellows' Hall. ...

    Article : 711 words
  16. THE PENNSYLVANIA STRIKE.

    The strikers in the Pennsylvania mines will return to work on Monday. ...

    Article : 23 words
  17. VICTORIA.

    As a result of the enquiry into the death of a carter named James Holstock, who was killed by the Adelaide mail special a few days ago while crossing the line near ...

    Article : 133 words
  18. THE FRENCH MAN[?]UVRES

    The correspondent of the London "Standard," who attended the recent manaeuvres of the French Army, states that they were carried out on a basis which is by no means ...

    Article : 129 words
  19. HIGHWAY ROBBERY.

    A highway robbery took place on Breakfast-road, near Brisbane gasworks, about a quarter to 5 this afternoon. Frederick Chas. Henry, a pay-clerk, employed by the ...

    Article : 192 words
  20. THE MELBA CONCERTS.

    The booking plan for a series of five concerts to be given by Madame Melba was opened to-day, coupons having been issued the previous night. The excellent ...

    Article : 109 words
  21. THE HOP CROP.

    In consequence of the extraordinary weather wh[?]k has been experienced in Great Britain this summer the English hop crop, even under the most favorable conditions ...

    Article : 67 words
  22. WHERE GAWLER GETS ITS WATER.

    The residents of Gawler are enjoying the advantage of a bountiful supply of good water from the Barossa reservoir. It may be slightly tainted with the taste of tar ...

    Article : 390 words
  23. THE TYSON ESTATE.

    The Chief Justice in chambers this morning granted an order dispensing with the filing and passing of accounts of the Queensland Trustees, Limited, administrators of ...

    Article : 315 words
  24. EATING ANIMAL FOOD.

    Mr. Peter Allen, M.P., in a recent speech at Gawler, referred to the hardships which many farmers in the dry areas have to endure. Some of them, he said, do not get ...

    Article : 164 words
  25. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    Three luggers recently left for West Australia with absconding Japanese debtors on board. Warrants were issued by the creditors, who were Chinese, and a bailiff ...

    Article : 57 words
  26. THE LONG ARM OF COINCIDENCE.

    Last week at Hindmarsh a sad case of suffocation, caused by an escape of gas, occurred, resulting in the death of Mrs. Henderson and her son. The fatality is ...

    Article : 264 words
  27. FOUND DEAD.

    The name of the man who was found dead near Halbury yesterday was Michael Fitzgerald. Papers in deceased's pockets showed that he worked at Yudnapinnie ...

    Article : 185 words
  28. TO-DAY'S ENGAGEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 112 words
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