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  2. THE TROUBLE IN THE TRANSVAAL. SHOOTING OF AN ENGLISHMAN.

    Between 12 and 1 o'clock on the morning of December 19 a peculiarly sad tragedy took place at Florrie's-chambers, Frederick-street, a short distance from ...

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  3. LATE MINING NEWS. BENDIGO.

    Owing to some extraordinary rumours which have been in circulation regarding the cause of the reduced yield from the Shamrock mine last week, the directors held a special meeting to-day, and in ...

    Article : 71 words
  4. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The Farmers and Settlers' Association of Cootamundra has decided to ask for a restoration of the duties on grain imposed under the 1891 tariff as an act of justice in ...

    Article : 103 words
  5. CORRUPTION IN CHICAGO.

    The recent contest in Chicago between the people and a few capitalists for control of the streets shows how serious is the problem which confronts honest citizens in ...

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  6. THE YARRA TRAGEDY.

    The arrangements for the inquest on the body of Mabel Ambrose have been completed, and the large hall of the Morgue has been filled with additional seating ...

    Article : 188 words
  7. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 193 words
  8. THE RAINFALL. THE RECENT RAINS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 891 words
  9. THE GATTON MURDERS: RESUMING THE INQUEST.

    Burgess has been summoned as a witness to attend the magisterial inquiry to-morrow. Mr. M'Farlane, P.M., of Ipswich, will probably conduct the inquiry. ...

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  10. THE MACDUFF DEVELOPMENT.

    The mines on what is known as the Pyke line, but regarded by many as a continuation of the Garden Gully, have had a good deal of attention during the past week or two, on account of the ...

    Article : 532 words
  11. THE COLLIERY DIFFICULTY.

    A conference between the mine-owners of the south coast coal mines and the employes was held in Sydney to-day to discuss the coal-weighing difficulty. Tentative ...

    Article : 171 words
  12. IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENT.

    The witnesses who went to Toowoomba to see Burgess returned here to-day. They all identified Burgess as the man seen at Moran's slip-rails on the night of the ...

    Article : 361 words
  13. A GREATER MELBOURNE.

    At the meeting of the North Melbourne Council last night it was decided, on the recommendation of the public works committee, that the council communicate with ...

    Article : 74 words
  14. THE GOVERNMENT ASTRONOMER'S FORECAST.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 42 words
  15. SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 298 words
  16. AGRICULTURAL INTELLIGENCE.

    BONNIE DOON, Jan. 21.—Thrashing is now in full swing. The crops are turning out very wel[?], wheat averaging 8 bags and oats 12 bags to the acr[?]. ...

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  17. CITY[?]GARBAGE.

    Professor Anderson Stuart, examined before the City Council to-day, gave it as his opinion that the most effective method of securing the destruction of the city garbage ...

    Article : 72 words
  18. DEATH OF A CYCLIST.

    James Somerville, of Goulburn, the cyclist who fell at the electric light carnival on the Sydney Cricket-ground on Thursday night during one of the races, died to-day ...

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  19. WEST AUSTRALIAN MINES.

    KALGOORLIE, Monday.—The oxidised lode struck unexpectedly on New Year's Eve in the main shaft at the north block of the Oroya has been driven through, and found to be 10ft. wide. ...

    Article : 430 words
  20. THE MULWALA SHOOTING CASE.

    At the Quarter Sessions to-day, Wm. Miller was charged with shooting at Margaret Ashton, the wife of George Ashton, near Mulwala, during a drunken quarrel at ...

    Article : 44 words
  21. THE UNEMPLOYED.

    At a mass meeting of the unemployed, held under the auspices of the Political Labour League, a resolution pledging the assistance of the labour organisations in the ...

    Article : 38 words
  22. THE BRISBANE FORECASTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 187 words
  23. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    At the City Police Court to-day, Hamlett Wheeler was charged, under the city bylaw, with having, in November last, let a house knowing at the time that it was to ...

    Article : 204 words
  24. THE BETTERMENT PRINCIPLE.

    A representative meeting of residents in the Lockhart district has decided to accept the terms inserted in the Lockhart Railway Act by the Legislature to the effect that ...

    Article : 76 words
  25. THE DROUGHT.

    The farmers in the Hillston district, by resolution carried at a largely-attended meeting on Saturday night, decided to appeal to the Minister of Lands to remit, in ...

    Article : 73 words
  26. ASTRONOMICAL MEMORANDA FOR JANUARY 21, 1899.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 42 words
  27. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE. COLLINGWOOD GAS SUPPLY.

    The question of accepting a supply of gas for street lighting purposes from the Brunswick Gas Company has been a frequent subject of discussion at the meetings of the Collingwood Council daring ...

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  28. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 218 words
  29. THE NEW MURRAY BRIDGE.

    Members of the Albury and Wodonga municipal councils are said to be somewhat rufiled at Mr. Reid's attitude towards the proposed demonstration in connection ...

    Article : 122 words
  30. TASMANIA.

    The pears arriving here per Mararoa from Sydney were found to be much infected with codlin moth, and were destroyed. It would appear that the safety ...

    Article : 132 words
  31. NEW SOUTH WALES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 315 words
  32. A SHOCKING OCCURRENCE.

    An accident with a horrible ending happened to Mrs. Patrick Burke near Tingha yesterday. When driving home with her two children, the horse bolted, and the ...

    Article : 154 words
  33. QUEENSLAND.

    Some time ago 27 Chinese crossed the Queensland border at Camooweal from the Northern Territory, South Australia. These were fined £50 each, or six months' ...

    Article : 251 words
  34. LICENSING PROSECUTION.

    The adjourned case against John Smerdon, license[?] of the Hotel Victoria, Beaconsfield-parade, was heard at the South Melbourne Court yesterday afternoon, before Mr. Keogh, P.M. ...

    Article : 571 words
  35. MR. SEDDON AND THE AUSTRIANS.

    The Premier explains that the press has not reported his latest utterance regarding the Austrians correctly. He did not say that the Imperial Government had asked ...

    Article : 148 words
  36. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    Last evening, at a quarter-past 9, a fire broke out in a four-roomed weatherboard house in victoria-street, Kerang, the property of Mr. P. J. Grady. Before the ...

    Article : 98 words
  37. STATE SCHOOL VACANCIES.

    The following vacancies for state school teachers were notified by the Education department in last night's "Government Gazette":—First female assistant, 4th class, ...

    Article : 484 words
  38. LATE SPORTING NEWS.

    Very little [?]etting is being done in connection with the forthcoming Sydney Turf Club Anniversary Meeting. For the Challenge Stakes Alemene rules favourite at 8 ...

    Article : 88 words
  39. MILDURA'S FINANCES.

    Considerable annoyance is expressed by the commissioners of the Irrigation Trust at certain reports now current in Melbourne respecting the finances of the trust. At a ...

    Article : 238 words
  40. RELEASE OF CONSTABLE JONES.

    Constable Jones, arrested on a charge of murdering the man Edgar, in Frederick-street, early on Monday morning, has been released on bail of £200. Having perused ...

    Article : 276 words
  41. BROKEN GLASS ON THE ROADWAYS.

    At a meeting of the Collingwood City Council held on Monday night Councillor Gahan said that he desired to call attention to the very dangerous practice that existed of throwing broken glass on ...

    Article : 163 words
  42. BANK OF NORTH QUEENSLAND.

    The half-yearly meeting of the shareholders of the Bank of North Queensland was held to-day, when the report and balance-sheet were adopted. The net profit ...

    Article : 114 words
  43. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    James Martin, caretaker, West Melbourne road, Newtown. Liabilities, £22 19/10; assets, 17/6; deficiency, £22/2/4. Causes of Insolvency—Sickness, inability to ...

    Article : 42 words
  44. MOONEE PONDS CANAL.

    At the Essendon Council on Monday evening Councillor Mountain moved:—"That the affection of the Board of Public Health be drawn to the insanitary condition of the Moonee Ponds Canal, ...

    Article : 332 words
  45. THE TICK PEST.

    The Government bacteriologist has secured specimens of the cattle ticks recently found on the sheep in Brisbane from which a number of young ticks were bred. ...

    Article : 62 words
  46. WANTED—A COUNTRY PARSON.

    Sir,—Much has appeared in your columns respecting the woes and hardships of the poor country parson and of the poor recompense he receives. Now, in this thriving township ...

    Article : 365 words
  47. THE SUGAR YIELD.

    The "Queensland Sugar Journal" states that the yield of sugar for the season just concluded was 156,000 tons, or an increase of 58,000 tons on the previous year's yield. ...

    Article : 332 words
  48. VICTORY FOR [?]LE BEANS.

    A most remarkable case has been brought to our notice (says the Melbourne "Advocate") in that of Mr. F. G. Salter, the well-known theatrical man, who resides at ...

    Article : 319 words
  49. BENDIGO PIG MARKET.

    Messrs. L. Macpherson, Sternberg, and Co. Ltd. report:—"A fair yarding, consisting of bacons and porkers. There was a good attendance of buyers, and all best pens met with fair competition, ...

    Article : 160 words
  50. VICTORIA INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED.

    The half-yearly meeting of the Victoria General Insurance and Guarantee Company Limited was held on Friday, at the offices of the company, Market-street, Mr. Edward ...

    Article : 287 words
  51. ST. MARK'S, FITZROY.

    A large number of parishioners were present at the annual meeting of St. Mark's Church, Fitzroy, on 16th inst. The incumbent (Rev. Wm. Hancock, B.A.) presided, and in his opening ...

    Article : 369 words
  52. EXCISE PROSECUTION.

    Robert Mitchell, licensce of the Grabd National Tower Hotel, Ascotvale, pleaded guilty at the Footseray Police Court yesterday to falsely applying Walker's ...

    Article : 90 words
  53. CARPENTERS' WAGES.

    On Monday night the Brunswick Council decided to accede to a request made by Mr. R. Lindsay, secretary of the local branch of the Amalgamated Carpenters and Contractors' Association, on ...

    Article : 138 words
  54. UNPREJUDICED DOCTOR.

    In the average medical man prejudice and professional caste is very strong. He is educated in this atmosphere: and his associations in after years but strengthen his early teachings. Yet there are ...

    Article : 233 words
  55. NEW GUINEA DISASTER.

    Sir,—I have to thank you for your kind insertion of the Bishop of New Guinea's account of the disaster which has befallen the station of the mission, and to ...

    Article : 112 words
  56. ST. KILDA CEMETERY.

    The following returns of possible future interments in connections with the St. Kilda Cemetery was forwarded to the local council on Monday evening, certified to by Mr. R. Adamson, licensed ...

    Article : 178 words
  57. NEW FEDERAL PUBLICATION.

    Will be ready in a few days: "Greater Melbourne and the Federal Capital." Melbourne cannot be the Federal Capital: Adelaide cannot be the Federal Capital, although geographically it is the most ...

    Article : 94 words
  58. WHAT ARE THE BEST PRESENTS?

    No better Christmas Present can be made than a Book. It does the receiver good, and it lasts. There is an enormous variety to choose from, retail and wholesale, at Cole's Book Arcade, ...

    Article : 67 words
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