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  2. THE SCHOOLS.

    Out of 795 members of the metropolitan branch of the Teachers' Association, fewer than 50 attended the meeting at St. James's-hall last Saturday morning. Possibly the vagaries of the Post-office may have been somewhat to ...

    Article : 752 words
  3. W.C.T.U.

    The twenty-ninth annual convention of the Women's Christian Temperance Union was commenced in the Baptist Church, Bathurst-street, yesterday, Mrs. Courtenay Smith presiding. ...

    Article : 650 words
  4. THE SOIL

    The Government of Queensland has a bill before Parliament providing for the granting of free deeds of pear land to settlers' who clear it, and afterwards keep it clean for a specified ...

    Article : 1,282 words
  5. THE DEPARTMENTAL HEADS.

    Mr. Boa[?] will return from his motor trip round Archidale. Port Macquarie, and Taree this morning, having with Mr. Irvine given interviews to representative teacher at these plates in connection with the regarding. ...

    Article : 165 words
  6. A WELCOME AND A GOOD-BYE.

    Members of the north-western section of the metropolitan teachers rolled up in force at North Newtown Practice School last Friday, to hear an account of inspector S. H. Smith's tour abroad, and to say an official ...

    Article : 429 words
  7. ENLARGING A RACECOURSE.

    WYALONG, Tuesday.--At the last meeting of the Land Board the question of adding 25 acres of land to the original area of 90 acres comprising the racecourse, was the subject of ...

    Article : 208 words
  8. GENERAL NOTES.

    Chinese gardeners on the banks of the Murray report that the whole of their cucumber and vegetable marrow plants have been destroyed, and a big proportion of tomato plants ...

    Article : 1,008 words
  9. EARLY CLOSING.

    At the last meeting of the Annadale Council the Mayor drear attention to the fact that although it seldom happened there was more than one reader present up to the hour of 10 p.m. in the municipal reading room, the ...

    Article : 78 words
  10. SUPERANNUATION.

    [?] at trachers--either individually or through the local association--should ask their member of Parliament to help to place the Superannuation Bill on the Statute-book this session. "All of ...

    Article : 162 words
  11. Advertising

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    Advertising : 308 words
  12. THE JONES MEMORIAL MEDALS.

    [?] afternoon the committee controlling the Jones memorial fund awarded the medals for the last time to pupil teachers who gained the highest marks at examination. The pupil teacher now passes to the ...

    Article : 118 words
  13. FOXES AT SINGLETON.

    SINGLETON, Tuesday.--Foxes are breeding rapidly in this district. A few days ago a landholder at Jerry's Plains, while strolling across one of his paddocks, saw in the distance what ...

    Article : 151 words
  14. FIFTEEN HUNDRED COMMITTEES WANTED.

    One new feature winch will be introduced in connection with the qualifying certificate examination, to be held on December 1, is the appointment of a separate local committee for each individual school in the ...

    Article : 347 words
  15. LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUDITS.

    Sir,--It is announced that the Minister for Public Works has arranged that a committee from a council of one body of accountants should meet Mr. Garlick, the officer in charge of local government, to discuss ...

    Article : 205 words
  16. BIG BRAINS.

    A big hat does not always mean that there is a big brain under it; and a swelled head is often the sign of a small brain. A professor of Prague has been collecting statistics of the size and weight of brains,' with a ...

    Article : 158 words
  17. CURRENT NEWS.

    WYALONG, Tuesday.--A boisterous wind, accompanied by blinding dust, is being experienced to-day, and it is feared that it will cause considerable damage to crops, which already ...

    Article : 738 words
  18. STOCK SALES.

    BALLINA, Tuesday.--A. E. Martin and Son report selling at the yards springing cows from £515 down to £5, heifers at £415, young heifers at £2, also a line of slips at 136. Lang and Co. report selling on account ...

    Article : 455 words
  19. P.S.A.A.A.

    The [?] to-night to decide several protests arising from the recent sports meeting. It is intended to have the prizes won made ready for distribution as early no possible. ...

    Article : 53 words
  20. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,260 words
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