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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 166 words
  3. WOMEN WHO WORK.

    Her work begins at dawn in the summer and by candle-light in the winter, and, in any case, continues till bed-time, No matter how strong a woman is, and how hard ...

    Article : 5,269 words
  4. RIVER TRAGEDIES.

    The Kew police were informed on Saturday afternoon that a boy named William Angel, 14 years of age, had been drowned while bathing in the river near ...

    Article : 899 words
  5. SEASIDE TRAVELLING.

    For 10 years an agitation has been going on for railway communication between St. Kilda and Brighton. The crucial test that comes from lapse of time has strengthened ...

    Article : 1,258 words
  6. SCIENCE CONGRESS.

    At the Science Congress on Friday a paper was read on "Some Aspects of Tasmaman Forestry." by Mr. H. J. Colbourn, indicating principles for carrying out forest ...

    Article : 880 words
  7. THE COMMONWEALTH CONTINGENT.

    The work of enrolment of members of the Voctorian battion of the Commonwealth contingent for South Africa proceeded quietly in Saturday when 15 new ...

    Article : 835 words
  8. THE COMMONWEALTH.|

    Members of the House of Representatives are gradually returning to Melbourne in readiness for the resumption of business to-morrow it 3 o'clock. The Senate ...

    Article : 1,644 words
  9. THIS TARIFF.

    In the "Commonwealth Gizette" issued on Saturday there is a notificition that the following regulations in respect to drawback under the Excise Act have been ...

    Article : 777 words
  10. SYNOPSIS OF THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 429 words
  11. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Messrs. Gibbs, Bright, and Co. have the following telegraphic advice of rains:—From Fort Constantine Station, Cloncurry, Queensland, Jan. 10— 120 points rain 8th; heavier on parts of run; ...

    Article : 39 words
  12. PRIVATE ADVICES.

    By Messrs. Gibbs, Bright, and Co.:— From Fort Constanttine Station, Clonourry, Queensland, Jan. 11,—"Splendid storm yesterday; 305 points rain." ...

    Article : 21 words
  13. BUSH FIRES.

    At Lott's Hotel, Thoona, last night a meeting was held to take some action in regard to preventing a recurrence of the recent disastrous bush fire. The convener, ...

    Article : 839 words
  14. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    A five-roomed house, together with the furniture, owned by Mrs. Bennett, a widow, and situated in Rodier-street, Ballarat East, was destroyed by fire on ...

    Article : 175 words
  15. EXTRAORDINARY MORTGAGE CASE.

    A prosecation under section 127 of the Instruments Act was heard at the Court of Petty Sessions to-day before Mr. R. E. Johns, P. M. the case occuping the whole ...

    Article : 500 words
  16. DEATH UNDER CHLOROFORM.

    An inquest will be held at the Morgue to-day on the body of Timothy Foley, a farmer, 48 years of abe, who died under chloroform at St. Vincent's Hospital on ...

    Article : 85 words
  17. NEWS IN BRIEF.

    At a well attended and representative meeting of gentlemen held in the Town-hall. South Melbourne, on Friday, it was unanimously resolved that a presentation be made on Friday evening, ...

    Article : 648 words
  18. NEW ZEALAND BUSH FIRES.

    Extensive bush fires are raging in servral localities on the west coast of Middle Island. Two large sawmills in Grey Valley have been seriously endangered. A very valuable ...

    Article : 63 words
  19. TATTERSALL'S SWEEPS.

    At the quarterly meeting of the Prahran Wesleyan Circuit the following motion was carried unanimously:- "That this meeting expresses its profound ...

    Article : 107 words
  20. SHOOTING GAME OUT OF SEASON

    Sir,—In your issue of to-day. I noticed that a complaint comes from Coloc about shooting quil during the close season. Here also quail and duck are shot before ...

    Article : 156 words
  21. PARLIAMENTARY REFORM.

    At public meetings held at Amphtheatre. Lexton, Waubra, Evansford, Waterloo, and Elmhurst, resolutions were carried in flavour of Parliamentary reform and state ...

    Article : 30 words
  22. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    In accordance with the financial statement adopted by the Coburg Council on Wednesday, on a rate at 2/3, struck on January 20, 1901, on an assessment of £38,993/10/, the council should have ...

    Article : 128 words
  23. BITTEN BY A STALLION.

    A labourer named John Gordon, aged 68, was severly injured at Pakenham yesterday by a stallion. He was taking a bull across a paddock, when the stallion rushed ...

    Article : 81 words
  24. CRUELTY TO ANIMALS.

    Sir,—In your issue of to-day I note that some woman has been fined 10/, and made to pay 21/ costs, for ill-treating a kitten, a verdict of which every lover of animals will ...

    Article : 155 words
  25. COBURG VALUATION.

    At the annual meeting of the Coburg Shire Council on Wednesday, the shire secretary and valuer, Mr. P. O'Shannessy, submitted his annual report. It showed that the valuation of ratable ...

    Article : 94 words
  26. STATE SCHOOL TEACHERS' UNION.

    The time for lodging nominations for the new excutive, under the reformed constitution, expired on the 31st. December. The following nominations have been received by the hon, secretary: ...

    Article : 255 words
  27. THE APOLLO BAY FATALITY.

    Mr. William Croft, manager of the Telegraph department forwarded the following communication on Saturday:—Apollo Bay advises—'Re Arthur and Frank ...

    Article : 163 words
  28. SALE OF FRUIT ON SUNDAYS.

    Sir,—Until this day (January 7) the fruit vendors in Rutherglen and district have been permitted to sell fruit on a Sunday, and as this is an extensive fruit-growing ...

    Article : 226 words
  29. AN ABSCONDER ARRESTED.

    Mounted-constable Woodhouse, of Boort, arrived from adelaide on Saturday with a prisoner named John William Edwards who is known in the country districts as ...

    Article : 72 words
  30. EAST MELBOURNE WATER SUPPLY.

    Sir,—I should like to bring under your notice the state of the East Melbourne water supply, which is all shades of mud colour to black, and often his an ...

    Article : 167 words
  31. AGRICULTURAL INTELLIGENCE.

    CHABLTON, Jan. 11.—Harvesting is practically finished in this district. The yield, as a whole, is very disappointing, four-bag crops bring the exception rather than the rule, and in many ...

    Article : 121 words
  32. A BOY STAKED ON A FENCE.

    A boy named Joshua Upton, aged 10, who lives in Moor-street, Fitzroy, was attempting to scale the spiked fron fence of the Ourlton-gardens on Saturday when he ...

    Article : 64 words
  33. LATE MINING NEWS.

    It has been decided to close two of the [?] races of the Cobar Copper Mine next week. About 120 men will be thus thrown out of week. It is also stated that owing to the low price of ...

    Article : 70 words
  34. Advertising

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    Advertising : 58 words
  35. Advertising

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    Advertising : 27 words
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