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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS

    Amusements. page 12 Births, Marriages, and Deaths... 1 Business Notices. 1-12 ...

    Article : 164 words
  3. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.

    At the corporation sale-yards on Tuesday Messrs. M'Leod and Booth sold nine station-bred bullocks from the Dunrobin Estate, Casterton, at prices ranging from ...

    Article : 733 words
  4. CHURCH UNION.

    The movement in the direction of church union, which for some years past has engaged the serious attention of churches in Great Britain, Canada, and Australia, and ...

    Article : 1,219 words
  5. WESTERN DISTRICT LANDS.

    One of the striking defects of this boom scheme for settling Western district lands is the serious check to enterprise it will unquestionably give during the period between ...

    Article : 1,722 words
  6. THE EXCESSIVE TARIFF. PREFERENCE TO CANADA.

    The Acting Prime Minister (Sir William Lyne), on his return from Sydney yesterday, was asked if there had been any development in connection with the proposal ...

    Article : 210 words
  7. DUTY ON CONFECTIONERY.

    Sir,—Mr. Mac.Robertson, in reply to Messrs. William Crosby and Co., says "there is not a vestige of evidence to prove that he has done very well." Has he any ...

    Article : 175 words
  8. THE WEATHER. THE RAINFALL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 219 words
  9. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—As I am a regular reader of many of the English and American imported magazines, I have perused with interest the various letters apeparing in your paper ...

    Article : 179 words
  10. CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE.

    From Laverton, a small mining town in Western Australia, Sir William Lyne has received a telegram of congratulation on the bringing down of his tariff. The text of the ...

    Article : 103 words
  11. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Messrs. William Crosby and Co., in their letter to "The Argus," make the following unqualified statements:—" It is admitted on all hands that the imported ...

    Article : 104 words
  12. MANUFACTURERS' VIEWS.

    The manager of a leading shirt manufactory, on being seen yesterday, explained that shirts, collars, and cuffs were classified under the general heading of apparel, and ...

    Article : 595 words
  13. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I accept Mr. Flintoft's statement that certain English publishers have refused offers made by Messrs. Gordon and Gotch to "Australianise" their magazines. ...

    Article : 153 words
  14. INCREASED COST OF BUILDING.

    Sir,—I wish to point out that through the increased cost of all building material a contract I let verbally to build two small cottages a fortnight ago has fallen through. ...

    Article : 139 words
  15. NEW SOUTH WALES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 48 words
  16. OBSERVATORY REPORT.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 395 words
  17. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Mr. Flintoft makes no reference to the most popular of all the English magazines, namely the "Windsor," which will be seriously affected by the proposed tax. ...

    Article : 295 words
  18. TOBACCO TRUST.

    Sir,—We wish to give an emphatic denial to the statement that all tobaccoes imported from America are manufactured by the trust. Messrs. Larus and Bro. Co., of ...

    Article : 183 words
  19. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    At the Geelong Police Court on Tuesday a man named Leiphardt was fined 10/ for an infringement of the Gaming Act on July 19, when he conducted a raffle for a ...

    Article : 131 words
  20. RISE IN PRICES.

    Sir,—Latterly we have heard little of the cant phrase "God's own country" as applied to Australasia. Under the new tariff, methinks, it must have changed ownership ...

    Article : 126 words
  21. CASTLEMAINE.

    At a special meeting of the School of Mines council on Monday night. It was reported that the names of 12 students for the proposed electrical engineering class ...

    Article : 126 words
  22. MINERS' OBJECTIONS.

    KALGOORLIE, Tuesday.—The Chamber of Mines have telegraphed the West Australian members of the Federal Parliament, asking them to oppose the ...

    Article : 81 words
  23. THE TARIFF AND WAGES.

    At the meeting of the Moorabbin Shire Council on Monday 16 day labourers in the employ of the council asked for an increase of pay. They pointed out that, owing to ...

    Article : 127 words
  24. AFTER THE BALL.

    A number of ladies and gentlemen from Richmond held a dance at the Hampton-hall, Hampton, last Saturday night, and after enjoying themselves in the ...

    Article : 158 words
  25. TARIFF AND MINING.

    BALLARAT, Tuesday. — Consideration was given by the Stock Exchange to-day to the recommendation of the committee that the Adelaide Exchange's protest against ...

    Article : 130 words
  26. HAMILTON.

    The Pastoral and Agricultural Society held a parade of stallions, in which 16 horses took part. Mr. Robertson, Government veterinary officer, examined the animals. ...

    Article : 55 words
  27. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 92 words
  28. BURIAL DELAYED.

    WHITTLESEA, Tuesday. — In consequence of an acute attack of bronchitis, an old resident of Brace's Creek Settlement died suddenly on Friday last. It was deemed ...

    Article : 2,519 words
  29. WOOLLEN SHARES RISE.

    BALLARAT, Tuesday.—The influence of the proposed increased duties on woollen mills products was reflected in to-day's business on 'Change in the Ballarat Woollen ...

    Article : 93 words
  30. BURDEN ON LOCAL AUTHORITIES.

    BRISBANE, Tuesday.—The Local Authorities' Association is about to place itself in communication with the Federal Government for the purpose of pointing out the ...

    Article : 186 words
  31. PRIVATE ADVICES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 86 words
  32. BEFORE AND AFTER.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday. — Messrs. Hordern Bros., drapers, have prepared a statement showing duty paid on two recent shipments of merchandise compared with what ...

    Article : 146 words
  33. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—Shortly before midnight on Monday a fire broke out in a threestory building in Su[?]ex-street, tenanted by Dudley and Co, Ltd., sailmakers: Mr. ...

    Article : 111 words
  34. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Tuesday.—The steamer Guthrie arrived at Pinken[?] this morning en route for Sydney. Her passengers included Mr. Norbert J. Campbell, a partner ...

    Article : 241 words
  35. MASTER BUILDERS.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—The Master Builders' Association to-night resolved to prepare a letter to Sir William Lyne, pointing out the injustice to the building trade by ...

    Article : 38 words
  36. RIVERINA NEWS.

    ALBURY, Tuesday.—The Quarter Sessions commenced to-day before Judge Rogers, Mr. Me[?]ewether being Crown prosecutor. Henry Kelly and Leopold Bath, ...

    Article : 226 words
  37. MALVERN TRAMWAY.

    Last year the Railway Commissioners reported that it would not be safe to build an electric tramway along High-street from Malvern to Prahran with a level crossing ...

    Article : 212 words
  38. PRINTERS RAISE PRICES.

    BALLARAT, Tuesday.—The master printers have decided on various increases in charges owing to tariff impositions. The tax on paper makes the increase a general ...

    Article : 50 words
  39. AN "AUSTRALIAN PRODUCT."

    HOBART, Tuesday.—At a meeting of the Swansea branch of the Board of Agriculture to-day a discussion took place as to the products of the district that should be sent ...

    Article : 130 words
  40. UNIFICATION OF STATISTICS.

    At the end of November and beginning of December last year a conference of the Commonwealth and state statisticians was held, under the presidency of the former, ...

    Article : 560 words
  41. DUTY ON MAGAZINES.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—The magazine importers in this state have forwarded a circular to each member of the House of Representatives, in which it is stated that the ...

    Article : 58 words
  42. TASMANIA.

    HOBART, Tuesday. — The West Comet Company, at South Dundas, recently applied for an easement, under the Mines Act, for the construction of a tramway for the ...

    Article : 100 words
  43. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Mr. Chapman seems anxious to tax all literature, and prevent its importation, in order to protect the brains of the local authors. He will have a job to find ...

    Article : 190 words
  44. BRUTAL MURDER.

    PERTH, Tuesday.—Detective Condon, who is investigating the death of Miss Leah Fouracere, at her farm, Peppermint-grove, Waroona, states that all the surrounding ...

    Article : 151 words
  45. WEST AUSTRALIAN PROTEST.

    PERTH, Tuesday.—This afternoon the Premier (Mr. Moore) telegraphed to the Prime Minister as follows:—"The Government of Western Australia view with ...

    Article : 125 words
  46. COMPLAINT AGAINST THE LANDS DEPARTMENT.

    Sir,—Permit me to lay before your readers the treament that I recently received at the hands of the officers of the Lands department. The department called for ...

    Article : 367 words
  47. NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON, Tuesday.—The long continued drought in the Otago and Canterbury districts has broken up generally. The dairy commissioner (Mr. Cuddiel, in ...

    Article : 254 words
  48. MEN OF AFFAIRS.

    A medical journal comments on the restless brain workers of our large cities, and refers to the fact that he thinks he knows as much about the needs of the brain, when ...

    Article : 365 words
  49. MUNICIPAL NOMINATIONS.

    DIRCHIP (Shire).—North Riding—D. Allison, unopposed, Central Riding- W. Barber, unopposed. South Riding—E. A. Warne, unopposed. HEALESVILLE (Shire).—The candidates are ...

    Article : 117 words
  50. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    On buying my copy of "M'Clure's Magazine" to-day I was somewhat astonished, though much more amused, to find that the Commonwealth Government had ...

    Article : 530 words
  51. FEELING IN TASMANIA.

    HOBART, Tuesday.—The Chamber of Commerce has sent circulars to 17 different branches of trade in the city requesting each trade to appoint a sub-committee to ...

    Article : 102 words
  52. LICENSING COURT.

    At the fortnightly sitting of the Metropolitan Licensing Court, held on Monday, the Bench adjourned the hearing of an application for the transfer of an hotel license, at the request of ...

    Article : 161 words
  53. CORRESPONDENTS' OPINIONS.

    Sir,—As my name has been mentioned in connection with the importance of certain debentures which the Customs classed as stationery, 23 per cent. ad valorem, may I ...

    Article : 278 words
  54. Advertising

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    Advertising : 48 words
  55. THE STANDARD FAMILY REMEDY.

    "RONNINGTON'S IRISH MOSS" is the standard family remedy for Coughs and Colds Influenza, and Bronchitis. Pleasant to take, and cures quickly. —[Advt.] ...

    Article : 36 words
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