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  2. AMUSEMENTS.

    All good things must have an ending and so the merry musical comedy, "The Girls of Gottenberg," will be withdrawn a week hence. The last afternoon performance will take place on Monday next (Anniversary Day), in place ...

    Article : 108 words
  3. SOUTHERN COAL TRADE.

    WOLLONGONG, Friday. -- The Electrolytic Company is going to carry out building work by day labor. The railway line, as laid out, starting from the wharf (which is to be built), ...

    Article : 420 words
  4. MUNICIPAL SHIRE ELECTIONS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,275 words
  5. FATALITIES AND ACCIDENTS.

    The death of Mary Ann Eames, an elderly woman, lately residing in Castlereagh-street, city, was inquired into by the Acting-City Coroner yesterday. From the evidence, it appears ...

    Article : 141 words
  6. GOVERNMENT AND CITY COUNCIL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,154 words
  7. THE SOLAR ECLIPSE.

    The Sydney members of the scientific expedition which went to Flint Island for the purpose of observing the solar eclipse of the sun on Jan. 3, and which was only visible along the line ...

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  8. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.

    MELBOURNE, Friday. -- The Senate began to-day on the tariff schedule. As a preliminary and a formality, the Excise Bill was put through its second reading, and sent to the same ...

    Article : 607 words
  9. INTER-STATE CRICKET.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 970 words
  10. THEATRE ROYAL.

    Up till the present no matinees have been given of "The Scarlet Pimpernel," the stage version of the Baroness Or[?]zy's popular novel, which has been having a brilliant runt at the Theatre Royal. The first matinee is ...

    Article : 70 words
  11. A FATAL FALL.

    Mr. H. S. Hawkins held an inquiry yesterday concerning the death of Thomas Stecum, a laborer recently residing at Globe. Evidence was given to the effect ...

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  12. THE PALACE.

    Mr. William Anderson and Mr. John F. Sheridan generously gave a special matinee performance of the pantomime "Cinderella" at the Palace Theatre yesterday, the proceeds going to the Waitara Home. There was a good ...

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  13. CRITERION.

    "When Knights were Bold" finished a merry rub at the Criterion Theatre last night, and will be succeeded this evening by "Charley's Aunt," the record-breaker of its, time. Mr. Frank Thornton will of course, take [?] his ...

    Article : 93 words
  14. A MINER KILLED.

    BROKEN-HILL, Friday. -- Thomas Brew, a miner, was killed in the Proprietary Mine early this morning. Brew and a mate, named Lock, were at work, together, in a stope on the 800ft. ...

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  15. TIVOLI.

    There will be a matinee at the Tivoli to-day, and another on Monday. To-day's programme will be a strong one. The E[?]genes make their farewell appearance, and Edwin Boyde, Ray and Calden, and Thomas E. Finglas ...

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  16. FATAL HEAT APOPLEXY.

    TUMUT, Friday. -- A single woman, named Catherine Bergen, aged about 50, died suddenly on Tuesday night, at the Globe Hotel, where she had been employed for some time as cook. ...

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  17. NATIONAL AMPHITHEATRE.

    The bill at the National Amphitheatre will be changed to-day, both for the matinee and evening performances. The new-comers are the Rose Sisters, duettists and dancers; Dunbar and Blake, described as "the typhonic ...

    Article : 70 words
  18. SWAGMAN'S LONELY DEATH.

    BOURKE, Friday. -- A traveller, since identified as George Quirk, was found dead on the road near Pera yesterday afternoon. As the day was extremely hot and muggy, it is thought ...

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  19. WORK RESUMED AT NEATH.

    KURRI KURRI, Friday. -- There has been slight trouble at Neath colliery, owing to two of the employees being discharged, but through the good offices of the treasurer of the ...

    Article : 50 words
  20. WEST'S PICTURES AT THE GLACIARIUM.

    Large attendances have been the rule nightly at the Glaciarium, where "West's Pictures" continue to enjoy una[?]ating popularity, and where the standard is never permitted to fall below the mark. For the ensuing ...

    Article : 134 words
  21. A BOY'S FALL.

    QUIRINDI, Friday. -- Charlie Elsley, aged 12, fell from a tree into the bed at a creek. Botharms and several ribs were broken. ...

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  22. PROGRESS AT NORTH BULLI.

    CLIFTON, Friday. -- Recent improvements made to the screens at North Bulli colliery will enable the company to deal with a very much larger output; 1800 tons per day could ...

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  23. PUBLICAN'S SUDDEN DEATH.

    BROKEN-HILL, Friday. -- John S. Mountain, licensee of the Imperial Hotel, Oxide-street, dropped dead in front of the hotel this evening. Deceased was sitting on the footbridge, and ...

    Article : 59 words
  24. SWALLOWED SPIRITS OF SALTS.

    PERTH (W.A.), Friday. -- Michael M'Grath, suffering, from influenza, on Wednesday night Swallowed a considerable portion of a 3oz. bottle of spirits of salts, because a friend told ...

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  25. WONDERLAND CITY.

    This afternoon and again on Monday, Mr. Alphonse Stewart, the daring aeronaut, will make balloon ascents, afterwards dropping from the clouds with the aid of his parachutes. The evening attractions of Wonderland seem ...

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  26. GRAPES FOR NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON, Friday. -- The regulations prohibiting the importation of Australian grapes have been revoked. Future shipments must be accompanied by a declaration by an officer of ...

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  27. CRUSHED WHILE SHUNTING.

    PERTH (W.A.), Friday. -- William Burney,. a yard foreman at Millar's Waterhouse sawmills, while shunting empty trucks yesterday, was caught between them, his abdomen being ...

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  28. "POST-OFFICE MUDDLING."

    The postal authorities advise us with reference to the statement of Messrs. Robert Macdonald and Co., which appeared to our issue of the 17th inst., under the above heading, that ...

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  29. MR. EDWIN GEACH'S DRAMATIC COMPANY.

    The Sydney opening Of Mr. Edwin Geach's new dramatic company, headed by Miss Harrie Ireland and Mr. Max Maxwell, and strongly supported, has been fixed for February 8 at the Criterion Theatre. The piece ...

    Article : 108 words
  30. PROPRIETARY MINE CASUALTY.

    BROKEN-HILL, Friday. -- An inquest was held this afternoon on Thomas Brew, the victim of the Proprietary fatality. A verdict of accidental death was returned. The evidence given by ...

    Article : 93 words
  31. HEAT APOPLEXY.

    MELBOURNE, Friday. -- Of 12 children to charge of a private nurse at Brunswick four died during the heat wave, and another died in an institution on Thursday night. The ...

    Article : 69 words
  32. DROUGHT IN NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON, Friday. The prolonged dry weather has led to alarm concerning Wellington's water supply. One reservoir, at Karori, has run dry the other at Wainui is just ...

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  33. QUEEN'S-HALL.

    At the Queen's-hall, where a ladies' orchestra contributes appropriate music while the London Bio. Tableaux runs off its films, a change of programme is announced for to-day, with a matinee performance in the ...

    Article : 42 words
  34. VICTORIA-HALL.

    The Victoria-hall picture display will present new features this evening, when several picture new to Sydney will be shown. A matinee will take place in the afternoon, and another on Monday next. ...

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  35. BOY DROWNED.

    GULARGAMBONE, Friday. -- Alfred Rutter, whilst swimming to the creek near the town this afternoon with two companions, got out of his depth and was drowned. ...

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  36. OXFORD-HALL.

    A particularly good programme of pictures will be submitted at the Oxford-hall, George-street, this afternoon and night. All the pictures are new, and comprise many beautiful subjects. There will be a vaudeville ...

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  37. WHARF LABORERS' STRIKE.

    Nothing has been done yet towards effecting a settlement of the dispute between the Coastal Steamship Owners' Association and the Sydney Wharf Laborers' Union, and work is still ...

    Article : 102 words
  38. SUDDEN-DEATH.

    GOULBURN, Friday. -- A sudden death occurred early this morning, at the Hibernian Hotel, the victim being Alex. Abbey, a grazier, 53, residing at Abbeyville, Bevansdale, near Dalton. ...

    Article : 147 words
  39. ANOTHER STORM AT KIANDRA.

    KIANDRA, Friday. -- Another violent thunderstorm has passed over the town. G. Workes' residence was struck by lightning, which seemed to run round the house, splintering each corner. ...

    Article : 90 words
  40. TOWN-HALL ORGAN RECITAL.

    Mr. Nicholas J. Gehde will give a recital on the Town-hall organ this evening, and will have vocal aid from Misses Elsie Peerless and Irene Angel, and Mr. Fred, Smith. ...

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  41. HAYMARKET HIPPODROME.

    A sensational South African drama, "Brought to Bay, will form the attraction at the Haymarket Hippodrome to-night. There will be a holiday matinee on Monday. ...

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  42. CONCERT AT ROCKDALE.

    A concert and recital was held in the Rockdale, town-hall on Wednesday, for the purpose of raising funds to defray the expenses of sending the local fire brigade band to Dubbo to compete at the band contest to be ...

    Article : 99 words
  43. INTER-STATE SAILING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 201 words
  44. BAGMAKERS.

    The Bagmakers' Union decided last night to affiliate with the Sydney Labor Council. The following office-bearers were elected: -- President, Mr. W. Hord; vice-president, Mr. M. ...

    Article : 57 words
  45. BLOWN TO PIECES.

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Friday. -- A loud explosion was heard near the New Plymouth Baths to-day, but no notice was taken as rock-blasting operations were proceeding in the ...

    Article : 102 words
  46. HEADLESS BODY FOUND.

    MELBOURNE, Friday. -- The headless body, of a man was found, on the railway line at Middle Brighton to-day. In the pocket of deceased's coat was a pawn ticket for a vest, made out in ...

    Article : 71 words
  47. FIGURE-EIGHT RAILWAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 91 words
  48. THE DAIRY TRADE.

    A meeting of dairymen and milk vendors was held to the Hotel Victoria, Marrickville-road, Marrickville, last night, for the purpose of considering the advisableness of raising the ...

    Article : 361 words
  49. BODY IDENTIFIED.

    ADELAIDE, Friday. -- The body of the girl found in Picnic Bay, Port Lincoln, yesterday, has been recognised by Mr. C. Forster as that if Miss Annie Murray. ...

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  50. TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir, -- On Tuesday, December 24, I posted a letter myself, at the G.P.O. for that far-distant place known as Dulwich-hill, making an appointment for a gentleman to accompany me ...

    Article : 304 words
  51. WITH HIS BRAINS BLOWN OUT.

    ADELAIDE, Friday. -- The Commissioner of Police has been informed that Walter Hayward, laborer, aged 52, wandered into the bush about 25 miles from Kingscote, on Kangaroo ...

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  52. SURF-BATHERS' TRAMS.

    In reply to a request on behalf of the early bathers at Bondi for extra trams on Sundays, Mr. Septimus Powell, of Paddington, has been notified that relief trams will leave Ormond-street, Paddington, at 6.20 ...

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  53. TRUSTEES IN INSOLVENCY.

    MELBOURNE, Friday. -- At a conference between representatives of trustees and assignees in insolvency and Judge Moule yesterday it was decided that in future, every insolvent should at ...

    Article : 229 words
  54. MOUNTAIN INDUSTRIES.

    LITHGOW, Friday. -- The secretary of the Lithgow Coal Association reported this morning that during the week the supply of empties, has gone from bad to worse. The association hah lost a lot of trade, and the miners ...

    Article : 420 words
  55. ANNIVERSARY DAY.

    The following arrangements will be observed in the Postmaster-General's Department, New South Wales, on Monday next: -- At the General Post-office the delivery, registration, and postage stamp sale offices will be ...

    Article : 298 words
  56. Advertising

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    Advertising : 508 words
  57. BURNS ANNIVERSARY.

    A large crowd assembled at the Manchester Unity-hall last night at the invitation of the Burns Club, to celebrate the 149th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns. The chief feature ...

    Article : 207 words
  58. BLACK OPAL EXHIBIT.

    During the last two days crowds of people have gathered round, the window of Messrs, Fairfax and Roberts' jewellery establishment in Hunter-street to view a collection of some of the finest black opal ever seen in ...

    Article : 171 words
  59. TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir, -- Referring to Messrs. Brandt Bros.' letter in this morning's issue, we would point out that our experience with this department has been more unfortunate than theirs. We have ...

    Article : 121 words
  60. VICTORIA.

    Commissioner M'Kle has received instructions from General Booth to prepare to relinquish command of Salvation Army affairs in Australasia in June. ...

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  61. WEST AUSTRALIAN WHEAT [?]SETIMATE.

    PERTH (W.A.), Friday. -- The Government Statistician, having received final reports from all agricultural centres, now estimates the wheat yield as follows: -- 291,100 acres, 3,421,000 ...

    Article : 37 words
  62. "the spirit of jingoism."

    MELBOURNE, Friday. -- The Brunswick board of the Political Labor Council has passed a resolution that to encourage the boys of the Naval Brigade is to instil "the spirit of Jingoism." ...

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  63. ANOTHER CHINESE STOWAWAY.

    PERTH (W.A.), Friday. -- On Wednesday night the Customs officials succeeded in discovering another hidden Chinese on the steamer Paroo. A boy had been hidden in the smoke box, access ...

    Article : 88 words
  64. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The shop of T. H. Burban, watchmaker and manufactures jeweller. Hindley-street, was totally destroyed by fire shortly after 2 this morning. The loss is estimated at several ...

    Article : 53 words
  65. ABSTRACT OF SALES BY AUCTION.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 37 words
  66. H.M.S. ENCOUNTER.

    H.M.S. Encounter, which was recently, recommissioned at Colombo, with a fresh complement of men, left Fremantle for Hobart yesterday morning,' where she will remain for ...

    Article : 32 words
  67. BARREN JACK WEIR.

    YASS, Friday. -- Alter the temporary ce[?]tion of work at Barren Jack for the midsummer holidays, operations may sow be stated to be in full string again. The electric lighting plant has since its installation given every ...

    Article : 184 words
  68. Advertising

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    Advertising : 133 words
  69. ORIENT MAIL LINERS.

    It has been decided by the Orient-Royal Mails lips to offer to passengers joining or disembarking from the steamers at Adelaide the full benefits accruing from the use of the outer harbor scheme, which was recently ...

    Article : 92 words
  70. MISSING SHIRE CLERK.

    BEGA, Friday. -- An audit of the Mumbulla Shire Council's books is now proceeding. It transpires that the accounts have been tampered with and falsified since the appointment ...

    Article : 77 words
  71. THE MEURTHE SALTING OPERATIONS.

    The steamer Induna, which arrived yesterday from the Islands, reports that salvage operations are still proceeding at Lord Howe Island in connection with the old French warship Meurthe, ...

    Article : 74 words
  72. HOMEWARD BOUND.

    At noon to-day the Orient-Royal Mall Line will despatch the Ormuz from Circular Quay for the continent and England. A large number of passengers have booked by her, both for ports ...

    Article : 82 words
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