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  2. THE BENDIGO EXPLOSION.

    The adjourned inquest concerning the deaths of Fenen Steen and Robert Irving was resumed to-day in the Warden's Court, before the deputy coroner, Mr. W. Webb, ...

    Article : 489 words
  3. STREET RUFFIANISM.

    The adjourned inquest into the circumstances attending the death of James Vance, a farm labourer, of Broadford, who, it is alleged, was fatally assaulted and ...

    Article : 841 words
  4. BOARD OF WORKS INQUIRY.

    The inquiry into the working of the Metropolitan Board of Works was resumed at the Crown Law Offices on Monday. The members of the commission present were ...

    Article : 1,083 words
  5. "YOUR HEALTH."

    If the celebrated mot of the French cynic was correct when he said that a physician was a man who put drugs of which he knew very little into bodies of which ...

    Article : 1,596 words
  6. IN THE PAPERS.

    The Pope is credited with a keen sense of humour, and not a few stones illustrative of this trait m his character are recorded. On one occasion a worthy ...

    Article : 945 words
  7. FORTUNE-TELLERS.

    The woman who does not believe in fortune-tellers reminds one of the man who does not believe in ghosts, and then straightway proceeds to tell a long story ...

    Article : 1,389 words
  8. HOW CAPTAIN JUDGE BEAT THE MAILBOAT.

    "I tell you it is possible, and, furthermore, if any one amongst you is game to make it worth my while, I'll do it." A roar of laughter greeted the speaker, ...

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  9. A MAKER OF LIGHT OPERA.

    Sir Arthur Sullivan is dead, and there is no one to fill his place is a maker of light opera. Mr. Charles Kenningham, who owes his career as an operatic artist in the ...

    Article : 1,619 words
  10. DIVORCE COURT.

    WEBSTER V. WEBSTER AND ANOTHER. Clark Webster, labourer, of Myrniong, petitioned for a divorce from his wife, Jane Helen Webster, on the ground of her ...

    Article : 1,074 words
  11. BRUNSWICK LIGHTING CONTRACT.

    The Brunswick Council, at its last meeting, sat till the small hours of Tuesday morning considering the offers of the Brunswick and Metropolitan gas companies ...

    Article : 496 words
  12. EARTH-EATING DISEASE IN QUEENSLAND.

    Mr. G. B. Douglas Macdonald, M.B., C.M. (Aberdeen), writes us from Inkermanstreet, East St. Kilda, as follows:— "In your issue of the 6th inst, there ...

    Article : 803 words
  13. MELBOURNE HOSPITAL COMMITTEE.

    The ordinary meeting of the general committee of the Melbourne Hospital was held yesterday Mr. J. Grice presiding. The House Committee recommended that ...

    Article : 420 words
  14. AN INTERRUPTED PICNIC.

    To be up a tree does not always mean to be at a grave disadvantage. It meant quite the contrary to a gaolbird mentioned by Major Arthur Griffiths, who describes a day ...

    Article : 268 words
  15. SUICIDE OF AN EX-MUNICIPAL OFFICER.

    A painful sensation was created in Northcote yesterday morning by a report that a well-known resident, Mr. Herman Sachse, had committed suicide by shooting himself ...

    Article : 123 words
  16. A SAILOR'S YARN.

    Five seamen were in a small boat on the open sea having escaped shipwreck. They had been several days in this condition, and were at the end of their resources when ...

    Article : 234 words
  17. UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE.

    The practical examinations in Natural Philosophy in connection with the December annual examination will be held in the Physical Laboratory at the undermentioned times:—Thursday, 6th ...

    Article : 195 words
  18. BREAKDOWN OF THE QUEUE SYSTEM.

    Sir,—Whilst the queue system has been greatly appreciated by the majority, it is especially useful to the few who know, how to come late and secure a good place. The ...

    Article : 124 words
  19. STEAM SUPPLANTS CANVAS.

    All lovers of this cast coast of England will regret that its most picturesque sight, the tan sails of the fishing smacks, is to disappear. One can scarcely realise that ...

    Article : 120 words
  20. FLOGGINGS AT PENTRIDGE.

    A boy named Norman Kelly, who was sentenced at the Criminal Court on Thursday last to one mouth's imprisonment and one birching of 25 strokes, received his ...

    Article : 70 words
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