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  2. EXHIBITION NOTES.

    A great change was noticeable in the appearance of the main hall at the Exhibition building yesterday. All traces of the opening ceremony had been removed. The dais and ...

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  3. PRESENTATION OF AN ADDRESS TO THE GOVERNOR.

    At the City Council meeting, held on the 23rd ult, it was resolved to present His Excellency the Governor with an address congratulatlng him on the occasion of the ...

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  4. EXHIBITION FESTIVITIES.

    The president and commissioners of the Centennial Exhibition gave a concert last night in that part of the Exhibition building which has from the first, been set ...

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  5. SHOCKING LIFT ACCIDENT.

    A shocking accident happened to-day on the premises of Messrs. M'Donald, Paterson, and Fitzgerald, solicitors. A young man, named Robert Finley, a bookkeeper, was ...

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  6. GREAT FLOOD ON THE PLANET MARS.

    No one of our neighbours in the solar system la better known to terrestrial astronomers than "the red planet Mars," partly because of its relatives proximity—35,000,000 ...

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  7. INTERCOLONIAL TELEGRAMS

    The Chinaman Ah Loong, who killed his employer, a man named Morris, at Blacktown on Monday hist, died yesterday from the effects of the injuries be received in the ...

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  8. FURTHER FATALITIES FROM GAS ESCAPING.

    A shocking fatality, by which three young men lost their lives, occurred early yesterday morning at No. 9 A'Beckett-street, West Melbourne. The house, which is a small ...

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  9. THE MARITIME LABOUR DISPUTE.

    The position of affairs in connection with the dispute between the Federated Seamen's Union and the Steamship Owners' Association is now slightly more favourable to an ...

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  10. PROPOSED AQUATIC MEETING AT BRISBANE.

    A preliminary meeting was held to-night to take steps for holding an aquatic carnival on the Brisbane river. Mr. J. A. Phillips, the chairman, stated that Mr. James Thompson, ...

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  11. THE MARIPOSA DIFFICULTY.

    An important change has taken place in connection with the Mariposa difficulty. The negotiations between the representatives of the owners of the steamship and ...

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  12. THE SYDNEY DRIVING PARK CLUB.

    The Sydney Driving park Club races to-day were attended by about 2,000 persons. The starting was very bad, otherwise the meeting passed off well. ...

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  13. QUEENSLAND.

    The treasury returns for July show an increase of £22,390 over July last year. The railways show a slight decrease in consequence of a large falling off on the central ...

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  14. COUNTRY NEWS.

    A sad case of drowning occurred last night A lad about 10 years old, named Alfred Francis, a son of Mr.Hockey, a carter, was sent by the housekeeper for some pipeclay ...

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  15. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    A large party of shearers and woolpressers, all non-union men. left Port Adelaide in the brigantine Woolomai this morning, for the Fowler's Bay station. They are to receive ...

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  16. URGENT MEETING.

    A meeting of the provisional directors of the Windsor Coffee Palace Company Limited was held at their temporary offices, Victoriabuildings, Swanston-street, on Thursday. ...

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  17. CASUALTIES AND OFFENCES.

    The following cases were received at the Alfred Hospital yesterday:—Thomas Doran, aged 25 years, living at Glen Huntly road. Caulfield, with a fractured collar bone caused ...

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  18. YOUNG MEN'S MANNERS.

    Sir,—A month age 1 addressed a letter to you relative to the incivility of a porter at the Prince's-bridge railway station. As the result of that communication, I received ...

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  19. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    At Albany yesterday afternoon, at about half-past 4, Mr. young, the son of Major Young, the managing director of the Western Australian Land Company, and Mr. ...

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  20. EXHIBITION JURIES.

    Sir,—Having noticed in The Argus of the 1st inst. a sublender relating to the appointment of juries at the Centennial Exhibition, I take the liberty (on behalf of the Master ...

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  21. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    At the meeting of the South Melbourne City Council, held last evening, the following recommendation of the Legislative Committee was agreed:—"Severance Agitation— ...

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  22. SANDHURST.

    At a meeting of the Bendigo branch of the Amalgamated Miners' Association to-night a letter was received from the Sandhurst District Mine Owners' Association, in which the ...

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  23. THE ACCIDENT AT THE SALUTING BATTERY.

    Bombardier Mackenzie, who had his arm blown off at the Government Domain on Wednesday, whilst bring a salute, through the premature explosion of one of the ...

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  24. TASMANIA.

    Attention has been called to the fact that the colony has heen left without any executive head, as the Governor left for Melbourne without appointing a deputy, as requited by ...

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  25. THE ACCIDENT TO AN ARTILLERY— MAN.

    Sir,—I have noticed in your issue of to—day, with a regret which is doubtless shared by many of your readers, the accident which befel the artilleryman who assisted in firing ...

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  26. TRADE SOCIETY MEETINGS.

    A meeting of the Australian Labourers' Construction Society was held at the Tradeshall yesterday. Mr. John Tobey presided. There was a large attendance. The object of ...

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  27. MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

    The following additional returns of municipal nominations have been received:- GOULBURN(Shire).—Eastern Riding, Councillor E. Bent, unopposed. Northern Riding. ...

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  28. NEW ZEALAND.

    A native football team left for Melbourne to-day en route for England. ...

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  29. ACCIDENT AT TUE ESSENDON MUCH WORKS.

    A man named John Burns, 23 years of age, residing at Essendon, and employed at the Essendon Brick Works an a Breman, was on Thursday morning engaged at his engine, ...

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  30. VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT TENDERS.

    The following tender was accepted yesterday by the Commissioner of Public Works:— Alterations to machinery, shafting, &c., In connection with the electric-lighting plant, ...

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  31. BUILDING SOCIETY.

    The monthly meeting of the Eighth Union Terminating Building Society was held at the offices, 82 Collins-street east, last evening, Mr. E. W. Prell in the chair. The receipts of the ...

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