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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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  3. QUEEN VICTORIA MARKET. PROPOSED CHANGE OF DAYS.

    A meeting of market-gardeners and fruitgrowers was held at Pater's Diningrooms, Bourke-street, on Saturday night, to consider several matters affecting theirinterests, ...

    Article : 754 words
  4. STODDARTS ELEVEN AT BALLARAT. PROSPECTS OF BALLARAT CRICKET.

    There are, I fancy, better times ahead for Ballarat cricket, and the present visit of the English Eleven has excited quite an unusual interest. On Saturday the gate ...

    Article : 1,660 words
  5. "THE BOY BURGLARS OF BRUNSWICK-STREET."

    With the capture of the youthful burglars of West Melbourne still fresh in their minds, it would have been expected that the fate of these would have acted as a ...

    Article : 1,030 words
  6. RAILWAY EXTENSION.

    Messrs. Cameron, M.L.A. (chairman), Trenwith, M.L.A., White M.L.A., Craven, M.L.A., A. Harris, M.L.A., Buchanan, M.L.C., and Melville, M.L.C., members of ...

    Article : 580 words
  7. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT.

    The report of the Ballarat branch of the A.M.A. shows that during the last halfyear the number of casualties among members was unusually large. There were, in ...

    Article : 174 words
  8. INTERCOLONIAL CRICKET.

    The intercolonial cricket match, New South Wales versus South Austrlaia, was begun on the Adelaide Oval yesterday, but, owing to the approaching test match, the ...

    Article : 1,357 words
  9. BENDIGO.

    An engine-driver named William Henry Grigg, who was working for the Tyson's Reef Company, died suddenly at his post on Saturday evening at 8 o'clock from heart ...

    Article : 30 words
  10. SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER.

    Rainfall at Observatory from 3 p.m. 7th to noon 8th January, nil; since January 1, nil. Average rainfall for the first month of the year, 1.8-tin. ...

    Article : 82 words
  11. GEELONG.

    A fire which occurred at Marnock Vale on Saturday afternoon resulted in the destruction of the follmongering establishment of Messrs. Cook and Francis. The ...

    Article : 185 words
  12. MELBOURNE OBSERVATORY.

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  13. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    A fire occurred in a block of four shops at the corner of Hannan and Porter streets shortly after midnight on Saturday. The shops of Bailey Brown, produce merchant; ...

    Article : 146 words
  14. ASTRONOMICAL MEMORANDA FOR JANUARY 10, 1898.

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  15. CASTLEMAINE.

    Several cases of typhoid fever are under treatment at the hospital. Amongst the sufferers in the outlying districts is Councillor Felstead, mayor of Chewton. ...

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  16. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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  17. THE NEW YEAR'S MINE FATALITY.

    At the courthousr yesterday afternoon, before Mr. J. Cahir, J.P., and a jury of six, the adiourned inquiry was held into the cause of the death of miner named Thomas ...

    Article : 148 words
  18. FUNERAL OF THE REV. J. G. MACKIE.

    The funeral of the late Rev. John Gordon Mackie, of St. George's Presbyterian Church, East St. Kilda, who died recently while on a visit to Tasmania, took place ...

    Article : 342 words
  19. THEATRES AND ENTERTAINMENTS.

    The Theatre Royal pantomime of "Dick Whittingham and His Cat" attracted large audiences on Saturday, both at the afternoon and ovening performances. The ...

    Article : 426 words
  20. A SHIRE LOAN.

    The Bairnsdale Shire Council on Thursday decided, by 10 votes to 1, to take the necessary steps to float a loan of £5,000, £4,000 of which is to be expended in the ...

    Article : 78 words
  21. ANNUAL PICNIC.

    Later on in the evening arrangements were made for the annual market-gardeners' and fruit-growers' picnic, which it was decided to hold at Sorrento on February 17, ...

    Article : 63 words
  22. A CYCLONE.

    A cyclonic blast swept through the township of Corop the other day, tearing down verandahs and unroofing the whole or portion of the buildings it happened to strike. ...

    Article : 59 words
  23. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    SWAN HILL, Jan. 8.—Stock Crossings.—40 fat cattle, the property of P. M. Monahan, from Erindale, sold to butchers, Swan Hill; 82 store cattle, the property of Messrs. Grant and Co., brought by ...

    Article : 127 words
  24. SAD DEATH OF A LITTLE BOY.

    Lives are frequently lost solely by reason of persons who might save them losing all presence of mind, and the last death added to the grim record is that of fine little ...

    Article : 324 words
  25. TENACITY TO LIFE.

    A remarkable illustration of the ability of sheep to withsland the effects of hunger and thirst for a prolonged period in the middle of summer was given here this ...

    Article : 159 words
  26. LATE MINING.

    AUCKLAND, Sunday.—The Hauraki Company has crushed 1, 300 tons of general stuff and 19[?] tons of picked stone for a return of the value of £1,335. ...

    Article : 123 words
  27. THE WEATHER GREAT HEAT IN VICTORIA.

    BENDIGO, Jan, 9.—The shade reading yerterday was 106deg. To-day is cooler. BRIGHT, Jan. 8.—68 points of rain fell last night. ...

    Article : 211 words
  28. THE FOX BONUS.

    A matter of a serious character occupied the attention of the Winchelsea Shire Council at its meeting yesterday afternoon. The auditors, Messrs. F. G. Richardson ...

    Article : 624 words
  29. INTERCOLONIAL STOCK EXCHANGES.

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  30. BUSH AND GRASS FIRES.

    An extensive field fire was narrowly averted on Wednesday at Buckrabanyuie. A stubble paddock owned by Mr. James m'Farlane, of that place, caught fire from ...

    Article : 157 words
  31. A DRAMATIC DEFENDANT.

    During the recent Parliamentary elections the electors of Richmond were afforded considerable amusement by the eccentricities of one of the local candidates for legislative honours—Samuel H. ...

    Article : 504 words
  32. DROWNING OF AN INFANT.

    The necessity for eternal vigliance where infant life is to be preserved was again exemplified on Friday evening last, when a child named Marian Frances Portcous was drowned at the residence of ...

    Article : 201 words
  33. A RUNAWAY BICYCLE.

    Many people who ride cycles are ignorant of the fact that a "bolting" machine can be stopped dead by the simple act of putting the toe of the shoe under the fork crown ...

    Article : 250 words
  34. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    BALRANALD, Jan, 8.—The thermometer registered 108deg. in the shade here to-day and 112deg. yesterday. The Youth Plain tank is closed to travelling stock, and unless rain falls ths Box ...

    Article : 275 words
  35. INSECT PESTS.

    Grasshoppers are ravaging the orchards between Geelong and Mount Moriae, the effects of the plague being most severely at Freshwater Greek, where even green ...

    Article : 290 words
  36. NEWS IN BRIEF.

    At the Richmond Court on Saturday, Thomas Malcolmson, for riding in a first-class carriage on a second class ticket, was fined 10/, with 6/6 costs; Mrs. Emily de Lisle, for a similar offence, was fined ...

    Article : 378 words
  37. ALLEGED CHEQUE SWINDLE.

    Arrests on "pure description" are frequently heard of, but are very rare in actual fact. To Detectives Wilson and Brackner is, however, due the credit of one such arrest. On 17th November ...

    Article : 350 words
  38. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Jan. 9.—Heavy rains are falling in the districts of which Rockhampton, Maryl[?]rough, and Gympie are the ceatre. AT Bundaberg nearly 12in, has fallen during the week, and floods are ...

    Article : 145 words
  39. AMALGAMATED MILLERS' ASSOCIATION.

    A general meeting of the Amalgamated Millers' Association of Victoria was held at the Trades-hall on Saturday evening. Mr. A. Gilbert presiding. Correspondence from branches of the association at ...

    Article : 435 words
  40. A "PUSH" LARRIKIN.

    Charles Lennon, one of the Freeman-street "push," appeared at the Carlton Court on Saturday on charges of assaulting Miss Bridget M'[?] licensee of the United States Hotel, Canning and ...

    Article : 199 words
  41. DRIVING INTO A PONY CART.

    A curious act on the part of a hansom cab driver named James O'Leary was detailed before Messrs. Keogh, P.M., Lee, Finchum, and Beissel, J.P.'s, at the Richmond Court on Saturday. Constable ...

    Article : 153 words
  42. THE LICENSING BENCH.

    The Wesleyan quarterly meeting, held at Toorak on Friday evening, unanimously passed a resolution— "That this quarterly meeting of Prahran ...

    Article : 157 words
  43. BUTTER FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Yarram Butter Factory Company received an order this week for 100 boxes of butter for Cape Town, South Africa. The order will be shipped by the first boat. ...

    Article : 592 words
  44. POCKETTICKING.

    Despite the large prizes won at the cycling meeting at the Exhibition track on Saturday, subsequent events show that the average professional cyclist inside the fence has fewer opportunities of ...

    Article : 158 words
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  46. THE THIRD TEST MATCH.

    Friday next has been deelared a bank halfholiday within a radius of 25 miles of Adelaide, and excursion tickits will be issued on all railways. ...

    Article : 52 words
  47. CRICKET IN NEW ZEALAND.

    The inter-provincial cricket match, Wellington v. Canterbury, was won by the former by an innings and 20 runs. Their score was 401, the highest on record in New Zealand inter-provincial matches. ...

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