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  2. MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

    ALBERTON (Shire).—Owing to the re-subdivisionof the riding, the whole of the members retired. Nominations:—North Riding—Councillors James Bowden and Michael Sweeney and Mr. ...

    Article : 989 words
  3. POSTAL INQUIRY BOARD.

    The Postal Inquiry Board continued its sittings at the Post-office yesterday, when the only witness examined was Thomas Carroll, senior enginedriver, who was ...

    Article : 593 words
  4. NEWS BY THE MAIL.

    There is little improvement to report in the ways of the Government. Then conduct of the Irish Land Bill is the latest piece of indiscretion, for they have ...

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  5. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 255 words
  6. THE RICHARDSON DIVORCECASE.

    The decision of the Chief Justice refusing to grant a decree in the divorce suit of Richardson v. Richardson was before the Full Court (Mr. Justice Williams, ...

    Article : 432 words
  7. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT.

    Mr. Chas. Godfrey's variety company is playing to good houses at the Academy of Music. The entertainment was patronised on Monday night by the officers and men ...

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  8. PERISHABLE PRODUCTS COMMITTEE.

    The Perishable Products Committee met again yesterday, when there were presentMessrs. Graham (in the chair), Murray, Brake, Baker, and M'Leod, M.L.A.'s. ...

    Article : 614 words
  9. BENDIGO.

    A fire broke out on Tuesday evening in a two-roomed weatherboard cottage in Holdsworth-road, owned and occupied by Mr. George Smith, butcher. The building, ...

    Article : 53 words
  10. WOMEN'S DRESS.

    Dr. E. Mary Page Stone give a lecture at the Warrawee Club last night on "Women's Dress" to a large audience of women, admittance being positivity ...

    Article : 413 words
  11. BURNT TO DEATH.

    At 6 o'clock this morning a domestic employed at Murray's Victoria Hotel, on opening the bar, observed smoke issuing from a bedroom adjoining the ...

    Article : 243 words
  12. THE GOVERNMENT ASTRONOMER'S FORECAST.

    Tuesday (6 p.m.).—Cloudy in southern districts, with scattered showers; finer inland; light to fresh S.W. and W. winds, with moderate to rough sea. ...

    Article : 35 words
  13. SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 198 words
  14. THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY.

    The half-yearly meeting of shareholders of the Miepoll Butter Factory Company Limited was held at Miepoll last Wednesday. Mr. J. Purcel, chairman of directors, ...

    Article : 1,486 words
  15. MELBOURNE OBSERVATORY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 97 words
  16. THE SHOPS' HALF-HOLIDAY. COBURG.

    Up to the present no decided expression of opinion has been sought in this suburb as to the best possible day for observing the weekly half-holiday under the Shops and ...

    Article : 86 words
  17. THE LONDON WOOL SALES.

    The market has been almost startled this week by the announcement that the sales would close on the 21st inst. instead of the 27th as orginally fixed. This heavy ...

    Article : 588 words
  18. RUNNING DOWN A CYCLIST.

    At the Collingwood Court yesterday, William Cockerel, aged 11), was charged with negligent driving. Detective Carter conducted the prosecution, and Mr. ...

    Article : 295 words
  19. ASTRONOMICAL MEMORANDA FOR AUGUST 19, 1896.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 87 words
  20. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 132 words
  21. FOOTSCRAY.

    At Footseray the drapers, grocers, boot and furniture warchousemen, tailors, ironmongers, saddlers, and other shopkeepers are strongly in favour of Saturday as the ...

    Article : 277 words
  22. PRESENTATION TO MR. W. J. LORMER, J.P.

    There were about 250 people in the upper hill of the Athenæum last night to witness a presentation of an address, a purse of sovereigns, and an oil painting of himself ...

    Article : 696 words
  23. AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB.

    The annual meeting of the A.J.C. was held to-day, at the Chamber of Commerce, Mr. H. C. Dangar presiding. The com mittee's report stated that the various ...

    Article : 371 words
  24. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA.

    SWAN HILL, Aug. 18.—The steamer Maggie and barge has sailed for Echuca with 233 bales of wool, the first of this season, from Ulonga, [?]orrong, and E.T. WAHGUNYAH, Aug. 17.—Stock crossings:—970 ...

    Article : 143 words
  25. NORTHCOTE.

    The question as to which day of the week would be most suitable for the half-holiday was discussed by a public meeting of Northcote shopkeepers at the local town-hall on ...

    Article : 76 words
  26. THE SWEATING EVIL.

    Some remarks made at the meeting of the Australian Deposit and Mortgage Bank Limited on Monday suggest that there is an aspect of the sweating evil which, in ...

    Article : 574 words
  27. PORT MELBOURNE.

    Mr. G. H. Burnes, grocer, Mr. J. W. Herschell, grocer, and Mr. G. W. Robbins, watchmaker and jeweller, all of Bay-street, Port Melbourne, yesterday made a ...

    Article : 94 words
  28. THE MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

    Sir,—In to-day's issue, under the heading "The Municipal Elections" when making reference to the town of Brunswick, your contemporary stated that "Many of the ...

    Article : 221 words
  29. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    lBROKEN HILL, Aug. 17.—The first consigament of 34 bales of this season's wool arrived at Broken Hill on Thursday last from Poolamacca, and 32 more bales were received on Saturday from the ...

    Article : 580 words
  30. SOUTH MELBOURNE.

    Mr. G. F. Christmas and Mr. W. Fraser, boot salesmen, of Clarendon-street, South Melbourne, yesterday waited on nearly all tho piiucipal shopkeeper of that city en ...

    Article : 76 words
  31. SOUTH MELBOURNE CRICKET CLUB.

    A meeting of members of the South Melbourne Cricket Club was held on Tuesday night in their pavillion to consider some proposed alterations of the rules of the club. Mr. J. Alken, president of ...

    Article : 245 words
  32. DRIVING WITHOUT LIGHTS.

    At the Flemington Court yesterday, before Messrs. E. Shaw (chairman), C. Cook, J. Sutton, and W. Jamison, J.P.'s, Inspector George Orton summoned George Fordred, a ...

    Article : 128 words
  33. THE FITZROY CHARITY SERVICE.

    At the fortnightly meeting of the Fitzroy branch of the Australian Natives' Association, held in the local town-hall buildings last evening, the members were very ...

    Article : 253 words
  34. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE. RAILWAY FACILITIES FOR KEW.

    A letter was received from the secretary for railways by the Kew Council last night, in reply to their inquiries, stating that additional trains would be added on the Kew and Hawthorn line as soon as ...

    Article : 49 words
  35. PROPOSED LINE OF CABS TO KEW.

    An application by Mr. J. Stansell, for a stand to be appointed for a line of cabs, proposed to be run to and from Kew and Glenferrie' station, having been refused by the hackney carriage ...

    Article : 123 words
  36. ALLEGED CRIMINAL ASSAULT.

    At the Supreme Court original sittings, before the Chief Justice, yesterday, the name of Joseph Henry Bromhead, bail, who is charged with having committed a criminal ...

    Article : 93 words
  37. DRAUGHTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 344 words
  38. DESTRUCTION OF T[?]-TREE.

    Complaints are rife in Moorabbia at the wholesale destruction of wattle and ti-tree blossom. At Monday's meeting of the local council it was stated a practice had become rife of Melbourne hawkers ...

    Article : 141 words
  39. ALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT.

    At the City Police Court yesterday, before Mr. Thos. Learmonth, J.P. (chairman), Edwin W. Williams, formerly a clerk in the Union Bank, was charge with embezzling ...

    Article : 83 words
  40. STOREBREAKING.

    Between Saturday night and Monday morning the store of Messrs. Crawford and Blair, biscuit makers, Anderson street, West Melbourne, was broken into and robbed of ...

    Article : 73 words
  41. WILLS AND ESTATES.

    The will of Thomas Goodchild Bullivant late of Wangaratta, saddler, deceased, has been lodged for probate with the registrar. The testator died on the 11th of July last, ...

    Article : 62 words
  42. HOURS OF POLLING.

    The Brighton Town Council has decided to take advantage of the recent legislation in co[?]tion with the extension of the hours for holding municipal elections. At Monday's meeting of that ...

    Article : 103 words
  43. AGRICULTURAL INTELLIGENCE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 260 words
  44. NIGHT WORK FOR CLERKS.

    Sir,—As an ex-bank clerk, permit me to enter a mild protest against the airy way in which Mr. E. Waters brushed aside the Rev. Mr. Stewart's appeal on behalf of the ...

    Article : 150 words
  45. THE PILGRIMS REST.

    The fifthe annual report of the "Pilgrims' Rest for aged and destitute gentlewomen, conducted by the Rev. O. M. Cherbury and Mrs. O. M. Cherbury, has just been issued. Mr. Cherbury states: ...

    Article : 250 words
  46. MR. VALE AND THE BUTTY-GANG SYSTEM.

    Sir,—Thanks for your reference in your leader of to-day to yours truly, but will you allow me to say that you must have isunderstood my point. Not the absence of ...

    Article : 146 words
  47. BRAYBROOK SLAUGHTER-YARDS.

    At the Flemington and Kensington Council last night, Councillor Durham mentioned tht there was practically no supervision at the Braybrook slaughter-vards, and that from them discased meat ...

    Article : 74 words
  48. THE RONGTEN X RAYS.

    Sir,—It may interest your readers to learn that on Saturday evening last I was able to let Dr. Lillies, of Armadale, and another friend see the shadow of the spine ...

    Article : 119 words
  49. THE WORKING MEN'S COLLEGE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 210 words
  50. THE BRIGHTON CHARITIES CARNIVAL.

    The final meeting of the committee of the recent Brighton Charities Carnival was held at the local town-hall on Monday evening. Mr. W. H. Mo[?]le, M.L.A., presiding. The receipts from all sources ...

    Article : 112 words
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