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  2. CLOSER SETTLEMENT.

    WELLINGTON, Friday.—The report of the Land for Settlements department for the past financial year shows that 129 estates were offered to the Government for ...

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  3. COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Distributing business has been on a fair scale during the week, though otherwise the markets haive been rather quiet, as usual it this time of the year. The grocery ...

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  4. RIFLE NOTES.

    Although final result were not to hand until Friday, Major Boam, secretary for rifle clubs, had his official report prepared by the following morning. In all 21,813 riflemen appear on the official ...

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  5. LAWN TENNIS.

    The engagement between Melbourne and Grace-park was expected to provide an interesting match, and a win by Grace-park would have improved Geelong's position; but the match, from a ...

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  6. FOOTBALL.

    The games played on Saturday were very interesting, and the result have placed the competitions in it more interesting state that ever. Melbourne, Collingwood, South Melbourne, and University are ...

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  7. FARMERS' DELIVERIES OF WHEAT.

    The quantity of wheat loaded at Victorian country stations during the week ended last Thursday, and the decrease in stocks during the same period, compare ...

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  8. ORANGE SERVICE AT FOOTSCRAY.

    Yesterday afternoon at Footseray an Orange service was held in the Federal-hall. The congregation filled the buliding, and the members of the Queen Elizabeth, Daughters ...

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  9. SCULLING MATCH.

    SYDNEY. Sunday.—unusal interest attached to the race on the Parramatta River yesterday, between Henry Pearce and Richard Arnst, owing to the fact that ...

    Article : 527 words
  10. CHARITABLE INSTITUTIONS.

    The twenty-third annual meeting of subscribers to the Elizabeth Fry Retreat was held on Thursday at the Friends' Meeting-house, Russell-street. Mr. Balfour, M.L.C., presided. ...

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  11. SATURDAY'S MARKETS.

    Wheat.—The local matket has been quiet but steady it about 4/2[?]. Business in London remains quiet. The s.s. Kumara is loading wheat at ...

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  12. LABOUR AND LIQUOR.

    The Rev. Charles Tregear addressed himself chiefly to the subject of labour and liquor at a pleasant Sunday afternoon service yesterday at the Collingwood Mission, ...

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  13. PROPERTY SALES.

    William levers and Sons report the following sales of freehold properties:—Carlton.—Cardiganstreet—Three brick houses, land 44ft x 90ft. Alphington.—Land, He[?]delberg-road, 40ft. x 139ft. ...

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  14. CUSTOMS REVENUE.

    The revenue collected at the Custom house on August 1 amounted to:—Revenue, £9,519/9/2; state, £27/15/6, contingent. £21/3/2; pilotage, £72/12/4; wharfage, ...

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  16. ROYAL MINT, MELBOURNE.

    Return for week ending August 1:—Gold re ceived, 11,691.6oz.; value of gold coin and bullion issued, £72 325/4/7. ...

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  17. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    PAKENHAM, Sunday.—The residence of Mr. m. Fennell, of North Pakenham, was totally destroyed by fire about 2 a.m. to-day. Everything in the house was destroyed. The occupants had barely ...

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