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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 177 words
  3. WOOL SALES.

    The wool market to-day was very firm and active, and the slight weakness noticeable when the sales were re-opened has now disappeared. The news from London advising ...

    Article : 999 words
  4. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE. THE MORELAND-ROAD BRIDGE.

    A letter was received by the Brunswick Council last night advocating teh erection of a new bridge over the Moonee Ponds Creek rather than the repairing of the old one, which would cost between £200 ...

    Article : 152 words
  5. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT.

    The fire which raged last week in the Steiglitz district and swept away portion of the Albions township has resulted in the death of Mr Walter Wright, father of the ...

    Article : 165 words
  6. THE WEATHER.

    The peculiarly oppressive heat of the last few days, which was relieved for a short time by the violent thunderstorm of Friday evening and by a sudden but very brief change of wind to the south ...

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  7. NEWS IN BRIEF.

    Anna Russell, a young woman of respectable, appearance, was committed for trial at the City Police Court yesterday on a charge of stealing about £11, a silver watch and ...

    Article : 622 words
  8. UTILISING SWAMP LANDS.

    Throughout this district there are a number of swamps, composed of the best quality of soil when drained, and some of which have thrown immense crops. On the Pieracle ...

    Article : 153 words
  9. LOCAL AUDITOR'S FEES.

    Last night the Brunswick Council received a communication from the borough of Eaglehawk urging the council to assist in an endeavour to either reduce or abolish the exorbitant fees charged by local ...

    Article : 117 words
  10. THE GOVERNMENT ASTRO-ASTRONOMER'S REPORT.

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  11. BENDIGO.

    It is intended to establish a female branch of the H.A.C.B.S. at St. Killian's, Bendigo. The usual sports gathering will take place on St. Patrick's Day. The profits are ...

    Article : 500 words
  12. THE DOG ACT.

    The Grown Law department wrote to the Brunswick Council last night, stating that they had been adviced by the solicitors of Mr. George Evans that they intended to proceed against the council for the ...

    Article : 210 words
  13. THE RABBIT PEST.

    A largely attended meeting of farmers was held here on Tuesday. Mr. M. Smith, the president of the local Progress Association, stated that from the experience of the past ...

    Article : 203 words
  14. SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER.

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  15. STRIKING RATES.

    At the meeting of the North Melbourne Council last night, a general rate of 1s. 6d. in the £1 was made on the annual value of the ratable property of the town for year ending 30th September, 1896. ...

    Article : 83 words
  16. PRESENTATION TO A TOWN CLERK.

    At the conclusion of the business of the Collingwood Council last evening, the mayor (Councilor Kimberley) said he had a very pleasant duty to perfarm. Their town clerk, Mr. A. E. Mortley, had ...

    Article : 142 words
  17. SHOCKINGLY SUDDEN DEATH.

    During the Church of England service yesterday morning, and whilst standing up singing one of the hymns, a well-known and respected young man of this town named Mr. ...

    Article : 198 words
  18. MELBOURNE UftNK OBSERVATORY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 90 words
  19. THE NORTH MELBOURNE FINANCES.

    The estimates of receipts for the year ending 30th September, 1896, was submited at the meeting of the North Melbourne Council last night. The following are the principal items:—Receipts.—To balance ...

    Article : 191 words
  20. SKILL OR CHANCE.

    Ono of those contributors to "a pleasant Suturday night" at the Eastern Murker, Samuel Meyers by name, was charged at the City Police Court yesterday with gaming in a ...

    Article : 271 words
  21. ASTRONOMICAL MEMORANDA FORou JANUARY 14, 1896.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 91 words
  22. SANITATION OF ESSENDON.

    Towards the completion of the schme of drainage of the municipality the Essendon Town Council last evening accepted the tender of Messrs. Woodruff and Crosble at £1,663 10s. for construction of main ...

    Article : 121 words
  23. A PAINFUL CASE.

    A distressing case was heard in the police court on Saturday, when a young girl named Clarice Wade was charged with having no visible lawful means of support. The girl, ...

    Article : 141 words
  24. RIVER GAUGINGS.NGS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 135 words
  25. CASTLEMAINE.

    A meeting of the carnival committee was held to-night to deal with matters in connection with the sports held on New Year's Day. A request by G. F. Smithwick, a bicyclist of ...

    Article : 228 words
  26. THE METROPOLITAN SEWERAGE SCHEME.

    The mayor of North Melbourne (Councillor T. Fogarty), at the local council last night, alluded to the proposed conference set on foot by the Caulfield Council relative to conflning the sewering of the ...

    Article : 216 words
  27. THE HOTEL ROBBERY AT CASTLEMAINE.

    In connection with the robbery at Mrs. Corkill's Railway Hotel at North Castlemaine during Friday night last, and reported in The Argus to-day, a man named Michae ...

    Article : 98 words
  28. ALLEGED FALSE PRETENCES.

    A man named John James Brown, with several aliases, was arrested yesterday by Detective Thompson and Constable Collins charged with obtaining money by means of ...

    Article : 70 words
  29. PRESTON SHIRE VALUATIONS.

    The court for hearing appeals against the valuations in the Shire of Preston was held yesterday. Most of the objections had been mutually settled prior to the sitting of the court. Charles Yager ...

    Article : 231 words
  30. SCENE IN COURT.

    During the hearing of an assault case of Alfred Conquest v. John Pigott, at the Prahran Police Court yesterday (before Dr. Fetherston, chairman, and Messrs. Young, Wyatt, ...

    Article : 172 words
  31. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    COBRAM, JAN. 11.—Stock Crossing—On the 7th inst. 504 crossbred wethers; on 9th. 1,[?]3 cro[?]red lambs; and to-day, 648 merino wethers, form Messrs. M'Farland Bros.' Barooga estute, trucked to ...

    Article : 88 words
  32. GEELONG.

    This afternoon a young woman named Margaret Butler, employed as housemaid at the Prince of Wales Hotel, in tho Market-square, died in the hospital. She fell through ...

    Article : 186 words
  33. THE AUSTRALIAN HORSE.

    Sir.—Mr. Watson having stated to you representative that the racehorse in Australia has steadily improved, I put the question to him in my letter which appeared in ...

    Article : 200 words
  34. FIRE AT HORSHAM.

    A fire broke out in the farm-yard of Mr. Barney M'Manus, of Pimpinio, and spread to the house, which, with all its contents, was deatroied. Mr. M'Manus, who is bedridden, ...

    Article : 1,811 words
  35. AGRICULTURAL INTELLIGENCE.

    CHARLTON, JAN. 11.—The continued drought [?] causing go eat anxiety. The Av[?] River has now ceased running, and in many parts is only a chain of shallow water-holes. The reservolr is very low, and contains ...

    Article : 433 words
  36. WANDERING CATTLE.

    Considerable irritation exists among the residents of Borrondara at the depredations of wandering cattle, which notably on Saturday and Sunday nights, devour the hedges and obtain access to front ...

    Article : 111 words
  37. THE CONSUMPTIVIE SANATORIUM AT ECHUCA.

    Sir,—A telegram in your issue of Suturday from your correspondent at Eohuca in regord to the above institution needs a reply. The management of the ...

    Article : 401 words
  38. A PROPHETIC SONG.

    Sir,—A year or so since you published a new poem of Rudyard Kipling's entitled "The Legion that Never was Listed," wherein a verse occurs which seems almost to have ...

    Article : 206 words
  39. THE MUNICIPAL SUBSIDY.

    At the meeting of the Boroondara Council last night a letter was read from the chairman of the Municipal Endowment Conference urging on the council the necessity of taking action ...

    Article : 91 words
  40. WARRNAMBOOL.

    It is probable that Mr. John West, whose lecture here some weeks ago created such a favourable impression, will again visit Warrnambool on the 28th inst. to lecture on ...

    Article : 98 words
  41. THE RUSH TO WEST AUSTRALIA.

    Sir,—As one who bus been casting his eyes "Westward Ho" I was much taken with a lending article of yours last week, For some years it has been my lot to travel this ...

    Article : 157 words
  42. THE MINIMUM WAGE.

    Last night at the Boroondara Council meeting the annual contracts were let for the supply of maintenance metal for the ensuing year. An endeavour was made to obtain recognition of the minimum wage ...

    Article : 121 words
  43. THE BALLARAT EXHIBITION.

    Sir,—Knowing that there are generally excursion tickets issued from all the principal towns to Melbourne for the A.N.A. demonstration on the 26th January, I think ...

    Article : 137 words
  44. THE INCOME TAX AND THE FARMERS.

    The committee of the Villiers and Heytesbury Agricultural Association met in Warrnambool on Saturday, and special reference was made to the income tax schedules. It ...

    Article : 106 words
  45. SUBURBAN SLAGHTERHOUSES.

    Owing to some difference of opinion in the Borrondara Council with regard to the number of cattle slaughtered within the shire boundary, a return was prepared by the secretary and [?]aid before the council ...

    Article : 141 words
  46. THE AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN.

    Sir,—The constitution of the Australian Eleven is of absorbing interest to all lovers of the game, and the forecasts of "Observer" and "Mid On" have been w[?]ely read and ...

    Article : 296 words
  47. MELBOURNE DISTRICT NURSING SOCIETY.

    The monthly meeting of the committee was held on the 7th inst. at the Mebbourne Town-hall, There were present Lady Snowden, Mrs. Moloney. Mrs. Brace, Mrs. Cadden, Mrs. Elkington, Mrs. Greenlaw, Mrs. ...

    Article : 264 words
  48. THE INTERNATIONAL CRISIS.

    Sir,—I read with intense satisfaction the teinpetate letter of your correspondent "Dublin" in this mornings issue of The Argus. A public meeting to diseuss such ...

    Article : 232 words
  49. THE ROYAL OAK'S COMMANDER.

    Sir,—Public attention having been attracted by the rceent European complication, it may not be unitersting to my fellow-colonists know that Captain ...

    Article : 194 words
  50. BOROONDARA POSTAL REQUIREMENTS.

    Severe strictures having been made at recent meeting of the Boroondara Council regarding the careless and luadequate delivery of the mails in the shire, the Postal department remedied the laxity, so ...

    Article : 162 words
  51. GRISTING IN BOND.

    At an informal meeting of the Wimmera Shire Council this afternoon, the situation created by tin application of the millers and operatives to be allowed to grist in bond was ...

    Article : 288 words
  52. HALLARAT, MONDAY.

    The annual rifle matches are to be revived here again this year, and the Ballarat Rille Club are now sending out programmes of matehes to be held on 3rd and 4th March, when the Fire Brigades ...

    Article : 136 words
  53. AUDITORS' FEES.

    At the Boroondara Council meeting last night a communication was received from the borough of Eaglehawk desiring co-operation in an endeavour to obtain a reduction of fees ...

    Article : 86 words
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