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  2. CHAMBER OF MANUFACTURES

    The annual meeting of the Victorian Chamber of Manufactures was held last evening. There was a large attendance of members, and the president (Mr. F.T. ...

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  3. INTERNATIONAL CRICKET.

    The news conveyed in the cable message in "The Argus" of yesterday that Mr. A. C. Maclaren had undertaken toorganise an English eleven to visit Australia during next ...

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  4. POLITICS AT FITZROY.

    A meeting convened by Mr. Stephen Barker, secretary of the Central Labour Council, was held in the Fitzroy Town-hall last night, to introduce to the electors Mr. ...

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  5. THE MALLEE WATER FAMINE. ON BOARD A WATER TRAIN.

    In order to properly grasp the seriousness of the present condition of affairs, owing to the scarcity of water, it is only necessary to take a trip on the water train of 44 ...

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  6. THE COMMONWEALTH. MEETING OF PARLIAMENT.

    Both Federal Houses will meet at 4 o'clock this afternoon. The principal business will be the motions for the adoption of Address in Reply to the ...

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  7. SOLIDARITY OF THE PARTY.

    At the meeting yesterday the report of the committee appointed to frame a constitution and draw up rules for the guidance of the party was read and received. It was agreed ...

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  8. STATE POLITICS. VACANCIES IN THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    All those members of the Victorian Legislative Assembly who were elected to the Federal Parliament, with the exception of the Attorney-General (Mr. Isaacs) and Mr. ...

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  9. A MONTH'S SUPPLY AT ELMORE.

    Only a month's water supply exists at the town weir, and it is not of the very purest. A large pipe was connected with the main stream, a few yards away, and enough can ...

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  10. PRESIDENT AND SPEAKER'S SALARIES.

    It was stated yesterday that the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives was each to receive a salary of £1,500 a year, and the ...

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  11. VICTORIAN ELECTIONS.

    Mr. George Mitchell, a candidate for Talbot and Avoca, addressed a large meeting in the shi[?]e-hall, Avoca, Councillor Barbat presiding. The candidate dealt with ...

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  12. SERIOUS POSITION AT ST. ARNAUD.

    Matters are becoming serious here for want of rain. In some of the outlying districts hundreds of acres will have to be resown, as they were put in early, and the ...

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  13. FACTORIES AND SHOPS ACT.

    Although not quite complete, the report of the clrief inspector under the Factories and Shops Act (Mr. Harrison Ord) is sufficiently advanced to show that there has ...

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  14. THE TARIFF.

    Mr. See, Premier of New South Wales, stated on Saturday that Mr. Barton had informed him that the tariff would be brought forward by the Government in ...

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  15. CHAIRMEN OF COMMITTEES.

    As mentioned yesterday, Senator Best and Mr. J. Chanter are to be the Government nominees for the office of Chairmen of Committees in the Senate and House of ...

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  16. THE SOLAR ECLIPSE.

    The total eclipse of the sun, which was visible in Australia only as a partial eclipse, was Observed and photographed at the Melbourne Obesrvatory. There is very ...

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  17. BENALLA AND YARRAWONGA.

    Mr. Jeremiah Hassett, one of the candidates for Benalla and Yarrawonga, addressed a large and representative meeting here on Saturday night. Mr. W. J. Tonkin ...

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  18. TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY.

    Senator Smith, who was returned at the head of the poll for Western Australia, has convened a meeting of the representatives of that state in both Houses, to consider ...

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  19. CONTROL OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS.

    The attention of the Prime Minister was directed yesterday to a cable message published in "The Argus" stating that "Figaro," commenting on the establishment of the ...

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  20. LOW TARIFF PARTY.

    A meeting of members in favour of a revenue tariff and opposed to the protective policy will be held at 2 p.m. to-day, when Mr. Reid will meet his party for the ...

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  21. THE COMET.

    The comet is still visible to the naked eye in the western sky in early evening, but is rapidly fading away. It is now some 33 times fainter than it was at the time ...

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  22. WESTERN PROVINCE.

    Mr. W. Manifold, a dairy farmer, of Warrnambool, a candidate for the Western Province of the Legislative Council, addressed the electors in the ...

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  23. STANDING ORDERS.

    Strong exception is [?] taken by some members of the Labour party to that portion of the standing orders dealing with the suspension of members for disobeying the ...

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  24. A DISPUTED ELECTION.

    One of the first duties of the House of Representatives will be to determine what should be done with a petition which has been lodged against the return of Mr. E. ...

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  25. BENDIGO MINE ROBBERIES.

    The South Devonshire mine have recently been breaking some good stone at the 1,180ft. level, and the reports from day to day have stated that the gold seen was ...

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  26. FEDERAL CAPITAL.

    Sir William Lyne, Minister of Home Affairs, states that Tumut, which is to be added to the sites recommended as suitable, for a federal capital, is in the midst of a ...

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  27. EXPORT TRADE IN TOMATO 'PULP.

    Sir,—In a report in to-day's issue of your paper having reference to meeting held in Bendigo with reference to starting a jam factory, it states that Councillor Carolin ...

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  28. TROUBLES OF MEMBERS.

    Complaints are still rife amongst members of both Chambers as to the absence of many minor conveniences at Parliamenthouse. They point out that it was only the ...

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  29. RECEPTION ON THE GROMOBOI.

    The huge Russian man-of-war, the Gromoboi, is lying now alongside the Port Melbourne Town Pier, and last night a reception was held on board, to which some four ...

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  30. THE LABOUR PARTY.

    A meeting of the labour party in the Commonwealth Parliament was held at Parliament-house, and was of an important character, inasmuch as the attitude of the ...

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  31. THE PRIME MINISTER.

    On Friday, Mr. Barton, Prime Minister, and Sir William Lyne, Minister of Home Affairs, who have paired with Mr. G. H. H. Reid and Sir William M'Millan (New ...

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  32. THE ST. KILDA GAROTTING CASE.

    Mr. Frank S. Meyers, of the London Tailoring Depot, Bourke-street, who reported to the police that he was assaulted and robbed of a large sum of money in ...

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  33. GUNBOWER.

    Councillor R. M'K[?]e, of Willow-grove, near Rochester, visited Rochester this morning, at the request of several residents, who are anxious that he should ...

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  34. A FAMILY DISPUTE.

    The hearing of the action by Duncan Campbell, of Malvern, against George Brownlees, of Narracoorte, South Australia, was continued yesterday, before Mr. ...

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  35. FEDERAL OFFICES.

    The building which the state Government purchased at the east end of Collins-street for the use of the Federal Ministers will be vacated on Saturday by Dr. ...

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  36. CONSTITUTION REFORM IN NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Mr. T. Waddell, state Treasurer, speaking in the Carcoar district, stated that it was the intention of the Government to propose to reduce the number of members ...

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  37. REPRESENTATIVE OF INDIA.

    General Sir Edwin Collen, who was deputed by His Excellency Lord Curzon, the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, to represent the Government of India at the ...

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  38. BY-ELECTION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    To-day the nominations of Messrs. R. Bruce, A. H. Inkster, and W. T. Mortlock were received for the vacancy in the House of Assembly, Flinders district. ...

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  39. A CASE IN THE COUNTRY.

    On Saturday night a robbery was committed a few hundred yards from the main thoroughfare. The victim. Danicl Mackin, an old soldier, who had indulged somewhat ...

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  40. OLD-AGE PENSIONS. THE CASTLEMAINE COMPLAINTS.

    At a meeting of the committee of the Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum last week, Mr. R. Mitchell, ex-president, stated that several former inmates of the institution. ...

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  41. A MOTHER OF TWENTY-ONE CHILDREN.

    A singular case was before the Richmond Bench yesterday, when a widow,named Florence M Donald applied to have three of her children aged two, four, and six years ...

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  42. AN APPEAL TO THE PREMIER.

    "Yesterday Mr. Taverner, M.L.A., the exMinister for Agriculture, waited on Mr. Peacock, the Premier, in regard to the serious water famine in the M[?]llee districts. ...

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  44. SOUTH MELBOURNE PENSIONE[?]S.

    The Under Treasurer desires to notify to old-age pensioners at South Melbourne that they will be paid as following:—A to E. tomorrow; G to N, on Thursday; and O[?] Z. ...

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  45. CENSUS PAYMENTS.

    Sir,—About the middle of April last I read some complaints in your paper re subenumerators not having received payment for duties discharged. The same complaint ...

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