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  2. OLD-AGE PENSIONS. GETTING DRUNK ON THE PENSION.

    Sir George Turner, the Premier, has had brought under his notice the fact that an old man who had been granted an old-age pension was brought before the City Court ...

    Article : 167 words
  3. QUEENSLAND.

    While Mr. Kingston, the Federal Commissioner of Customs, was in Brisbane, he had an interview with the leader and secretary of the labour party, and discussed with ...

    Article : 111 words
  4. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 224 words
  5. THE ST KILDA SEAT.

    A meeting of "members and intra[?] members" of the St. Kilda Liberal Leagu[?] was convened last evening, at the Common-wealth-hall, Inkerman-street, St. Kilda. ...

    Article : 898 words
  6. MORE TROOPS FOR SOUTH AFRICA. THE SIXTH CONTINGENT.

    Notwithstanding the frequently-repeated warnings of the military authorities against the practice of volunteering by letter, several hundreds of further ...

    Article : 865 words
  7. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT.

    After over 30 years' service, Mr. O. E. Edwards, mining investor, has tendered his resignation as a member of the general committee of the Ballarat Benevolent Asylum. ...

    Article : 114 words
  8. MR. REID AT BENDIGO,

    Mr. G. H. Reid reached Bendigo to- day to fulfil a promise made some time ago to deliver an address upon the federal fiscal policy. He was met at the railway station ...

    Article : 1,701 words
  9. THE HONEY INDUSTRY.

    The honey-producing industry is assuming large proportions in this district, and on Monday no fewer than 257 tins of honey, the aggregate weight of which was 6 tons ...

    Article : 1,867 words
  10. BENDIGO.

    On Tuesday night Plain-clothes Constable Taylor and Constable Britt arrested a young man named Percy S. Clarke, a ship's steward, 23 years of age, charged with ...

    Article : 211 words
  11. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The inquest on the body of Thomas Powell, who was found dead from a gun-shot wound in the military staff office on Monday, was resumed to-day. A verdiet ...

    Article : 231 words
  12. SUBURBAN APPLICATIONS.

    The hearing of claims by applicants for old-age pensions was continued at the Fitzroy Court yesterday, by Mr. Shuter, P.M. The claims of 34 applicants were dealt with, ...

    Article : 57 words
  13. THE GOVERNMENT ASTRONOMER'S FORECAST.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 308 words
  14. APPLICATIONS FROM THE COUNTRY.

    ARARAT.—Mr. J. Robertson, P.M., has disposed of 116 old-age applications, of which 85 were granted. Sixty applications have yet to be considered. These are to ...

    Article : 313 words
  15. THE LONDON WOOL MARKET.

    The week has been a fairly active one in the various centres, although most houses are preparing for Christmas holidays and for stoct-taking. The brighter tone and firmness of the last few ...

    Article : 836 words
  16. CASTLEMAINE.

    Colonel Horny, of the headquarters staff, examined candidates of the 4th Battalion in the practical portion of the examination for confirmation of commission ...

    Article : 115 words
  17. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The steamer Sultan is loading 350 tons of Collie coal at Busselton for steam trial purposes. The Sultan belongs to a line of regular traders between Fremantle and ...

    Article : 92 words
  18. GEELONG.

    The adjourned inquiry touching the drowning of Jacob Samuel Goldstein, son of the Jewish rabbi at Bendigo, whose body was found in the bay half a mile from ...

    Article : 270 words
  19. THE BRISBANE FORECASTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 197 words
  20. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    A six-roomed wooden house on the Stawell-road owned by Mr. D. M'Arthur, and occupied by Mr. Thomas Smart, was destroyed by fire this morning. Very little ...

    Article : 295 words
  21. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    The Northcote Town Council, in framing their estimates on Monday evening, made provision for the following increases in the salaries of their officers:—The town clerk from £260 to £280, ...

    Article : 1,156 words
  22. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 165 words
  23. WARRNAMBOOL.

    A young man named John O'Donnell was arrested on Saturday by Constable Croagh on a charge of forgery. About two years ago Mrs. Thom, wife of a local auctioneer, ...

    Article : 191 words
  24. AUSTRALIAN BUTTER IN ENGLAND.

    The butter market has not maintained its firmness this week, and prices are about 2/ lower. This decline is chiefly due to the desire of agenta to clear their butters before the Christmas holidays, ...

    Article : 800 words
  25. TRANSPORTS FOR THE CONTINGENTS.

    The Minister of Defence has been informed by the transport officers at Sydney chat the s.s. Orient cannot be reserved for the Victorian contingents, that steamer ...

    Article : 134 words
  26. BUSH AND GRASS FIRES.

    A fire, supposed to have been caused by a swagman dropping a lighted match into the long grass, broke out at a quarter to 5 o'clock in the police paddock, two miles from Horsham. It was noticed ...

    Article : 499 words
  27. NATIONAL LIBERAL ORGANISATION.

    The Melbourne East branch of the National Liberal Orginisation will hold a meeting to-night at 8 o'clock, at the Art Gallery, Collins-street, opposite the ...

    Article : 95 words
  28. BENDIGO EXHIBITION.

    The subcommittee of the Victorian Gold Jubilee Exhibition, consisting of Councillor S. H. M'Gowan, the president, Sir John Quick, and Mr. L. A. Samuels, appointed to ...

    Article : 155 words
  29. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE. VICTORIA.

    BRIDGEWATER, Jan. 21.—Stock Movements.— 3,240 store sheep passed through here on Saturday from the Hamilton district, travelling to Echuca, H. J. Murphy owner; also, 1,780 ...

    Article : 340 words
  30. IN CAMP AT LANGWARRIN.

    There is now the full complement of men in camp for the present contingent, the total, including officers, being 516. Horses are also coming more quitkly to hand, 100 having ...

    Article : 167 words
  31. MR. BEST AT COLAC.

    Mr. R. W. Best, M.L.A., visited Colac last evening, and delivered an address upon the objects of the National Liberal Organisation. Councillor John Hancock occupied ...

    Article : 214 words
  32. A CHILD BURNT TO DEATH:

    A little girl, Gladys Pilsley, while visiting her aunt. Mrs. Kimber, met with her death yesterday. The child was nine years of age, and while standing close to the ...

    Article : 83 words
  33. HORSES FOR THE CONTINGENT.

    Colonel Price and Captain Kendall on Saturday inspected 60 horses at Messrs. M. Goold and Co.'s yards for the fifth contingent. They only selected 11, at an average ...

    Article : 67 words
  34. A FARMER KILLED.

    A sad fatality occurred at Mirnee to-day. Whilst Mr. Alfred Hawes was returning from one of his haystacks to his house he was thrown from a draught mare which he ...

    Article : 104 words
  35. CHAMBER OF MINES.

    At a meeting of the council of the Chamber of Mines of Victoria held yesterday afternoon, Mr. Knox, M.L.C., president, in the chair, it was decided to approach the ...

    Article : 122 words
  36. RAIN IN THE OTHER STATES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 155 words
  37. OTHER CONTINGENTS.

    Some misunderstanding appeals to have arisen with respect to the additional troops for South Africa. After Mr. Chamberlain was informed of the decision of the ...

    Article : 221 words
  38. CURIST CHURCH, ST. KILDA.

    The annual meeting for receiving the report of the vestry and electing church officers for this church was held in Christ Church hall on the 21st inst., the vicar (the Rev. J. ...

    Article : 450 words
  39. ROKEWOOD AND PITFIELD A.M.A.

    A special general meeting of the Rokewood, Pitfield, and Berringa barnch A.M.A. was held in Christic's-hall last night, Mr. E. Evans, the president, being ...

    Article : 214 words
  40. THE RIFLE CLUB MOVEMENT.

    A series of matches for money trophies was held by the Post and Telegraph Rifle Club on 10th, 17th, and 19th insts. First match, 10 shots at 200 yards (standing), and 10 shots at 300 ...

    Article : 300 words
  41. AGRICULTURAL INTELLIGENCE.

    ARARAT, Jan. 22.—A fine yield of [?] was obtained from one of the paddocks on the Mount Willian Estate. A paddock of 80 acres gave 1,2[?] bags. ...

    Article : 38 words
  42. ALLEGED STABBING CASE AT FITZROY.

    A middle-aged woman named R[?] M'Intyre was taken to the Melbourne Hospital last evening bleeding profusely from a large wound in the throat. The ...

    Article : 233 words
  43. CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS.

    Sir,—Mr. M. R. Greene's letter in your issue of the 9th has a pregnant interest to those pursuing country pursuits. An incredible loss has already been incurred in ...

    Article : 243 words
  44. WORKING MEN'S COLLEGE.

    The monthly meeting of the Working Men's College council was held on Monday evening last there being present Messrs. J. Nixon (in the chair). Jas. Smith. C. S. Paterson, J. Robb, C. E. [?]ver, ...

    Article : 245 words
  45. Advertising

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    Advertising : 146 words
  46. PERJURY PROSECUTION.

    In the Police Court to-day, before Messrs. T. Casey (chairman), J. Logan, and G. H. Gillespie, J.P.'s.Mary Humphreys, a resident of the Chinese camp, was charged ...

    Article : 223 words
  47. LATE SPORTING NEWS.

    The programme for the Barwon regatta, to be held on March 2. comprises maiden pair, fours, and eights, junior pairs and fours, and senior eight. The prize money for all but the latter equals ...

    Article : 56 words
  48. CHESS.

    M'Eacharn Trophy.—Entries for the handicap tourney for the trophy presented by Sir Malcolm M'W[?]harn close on Saturday, 2nd February, Entries may be made and full lparticulars learnt at the ...

    Article : 59 words
  49. Advertising

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    Advertising : 47 words
  50. Advertising

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  51. Advertising

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