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  2. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES. DROWNED WHILE BATHING.

    An inquest was held yesterday on the body of the boy Pereival Edwards, 14 years of age, who was drowned while bathing in the Yarra near the Punt-road bridge on ...

    Article : 114 words
  3. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—The inquest concerning the death of Christian Hansen, who was shot at Narrabri while in Constable William Lane's, custody, resulted in a ...

    Article : 71 words
  4. COUNTRY FIRE BRIGADES.

    GEELONG, Thursday.—The country fire brigades' demonstration was continued to-day in fine weather before a fair attendance of the public. Although there was ...

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  5. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 202 words
  6. WORK AND WAGES. IRONWORKERS' ASSISTANTS.

    The chairman (Mr. Dwyer, P.M.) of the informal board appointed to deal with the claim of the ironworkers' assistants, who went out on strike in the beginning of ...

    Article : 196 words
  7. POSTAL COMMISSION.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—Mr. W. A. Blackstone, manager of the telephone department in the Sydney General Post-office, was further examined before the Postal ...

    Article : 564 words
  8. METHODIST CONFERENCE. YESTERDAY'S PROCEEDINGS.

    The sittings of the Methodist Conference for Victoria and Tasmania were resumed at Wesley Church yesterday. MARRIAGE ACT AMENDMENT BILL. ...

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  9. RIFLEMEN'S BEST RANGE. PROPOSALS FOR REMOVAL.

    When it was suggested some little time ago to the Minister for Defence (Senator Pearce) by the Williamstown Town Council that the existing rifle ranges at ...

    Article : 214 words
  10. MINING PROBLEMS. MINISTERS ON TOUR.

    CHILTERN, Thursday.—On Wednesday night Mr. M'Bride (the Minister of Mines), accompanied by Mr. A. A. Billson (Minister of Education and Railways), arrived in ...

    Article : 609 words
  11. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Thursday.—Mr. Poynton, M.H.R., called on the Minister of Lands to-day on behalf of a party of 32 Australians who intend forming a group, and ...

    Article : 288 words
  12. MAN'S HEAD BLOWN OFF.

    BRISBANE, Thursday. — Advices from Irvinebank, near Cairns, report that the body of a man named John Keegan has been found lying in a creek, a mile from the ...

    Article : 66 words
  13. THE WEATHER. OFFICIAL REPORT.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 555 words
  14. FRIENDS IN NEED.

    WARRAGUL, Thursday. — Mr. J. J. Lemmons, contractor, of Sea View, met with a painful accident on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Lemmons had taken a contract ...

    Article : 93 words
  15. FLOUR TRADE BOARD.

    Mr. E. Roberts was elected country representative on the Flour Trade Wages Board at a mass meeting of flourmill employees at the Trades-hall on Wednesday evening. ...

    Article : 32 words
  16. RIFLEMEN'S VIEWS.

    The case for the rifle clubs has been put before the Minister for Defence by Major Merrett, chairman of the Victorian Rifle Association's council, in a letter, which ...

    Article : 1,181 words
  17. LITHGOW IRONWORKS.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—When the Industrial Court case in which George Bradley is proceeding against C. and G. Hoskins, of the Lithgow Ironworks, for an alleged ...

    Article : 191 words
  18. BETWEEN TRAIN AND PLATFORM.

    ARARAT, Thursday.—George M'Gregor met with an accident yesterday morning at the railway station. He was on his way to Melbourne, and tried to board the ...

    Article : 74 words
  19. JOCKEY'S FATAL FALL.

    SHEPPARTON, Thursday. — An inquiry was held to-day by Mr. F. W. Fair, J. P., concerning the death of the jockey, John M'Kinnon, whilst riding a horse ...

    Article : 114 words
  20. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    ADELAIDE, Thursday.—This morning a prisoner named Ernest Ryan, alias Jeffries or Moran, when being removed from the Adelaide Gaol to Gladstone Gaol in the ...

    Article : 86 words
  21. PROPOSED UNION BREWERY.

    At a meeting of the Victorian Liquor Trades' Association on Monday evening Mr. T. C. Harte was elected president, Mr. M. J. Murphy treasurer, Mr. R. H. Gill ...

    Article : 330 words
  22. CENTURY-AGO CLASS MEETINGS.

    There has come into the hands of the Rev. J. S. Greer, of Parkville, an interesting document, written about 100 years ago. It is a diary of his grandfather's, recording ...

    Article : 223 words
  23. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Thursday.—The condition of the fallen soldiers' memorial in King's-park is such as to occasion considerable concern. The figures on the pedestal are rusting so ...

    Article : 347 words
  24. DEATH IN A LOCK-UP.

    STAWELL, Thursday—A German named Carl Brandt, about 50 years of age, was arrested in Central-park on Wednesday evening for drunkenness, and placed in the ...

    Article : 84 words
  25. GENERAL NEWS.

    At the annual meeting of the Royal Society of Victoria yesterday evening, the financial statement, read by the secretary, showed that the receipts for the past year ...

    Article : 821 words
  26. YOUNG WOMAN'S DEATH.

    WAGGA, Thursday.—The attention of the police has been engaged concerning the death of a young, woman named Lily Hendry at Henty. The facts so far known to ...

    Article : 353 words
  27. DREDGING AT TALLANGATTA.

    TALLANGATTA, Thursday. — Among those present at the show yesterday were Messrs. J. T. Brown, M.H.R., Willis Little, M.L.C., and Craven, M.L.A. At the ...

    Article : 251 words
  28. CHURCHGOING.

    Sir,—I notice that the Methodist Conference is bewailing the fact that their churches are half-empty, and various causes are assigned and remedies suggested. But, ...

    Article : 234 words
  29. RAINFALL IN THE COUNTRY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 269 words
  30. NEGRO CONVICT KING.

    The negro convict William King created a disturbance at Pentridge on Wednesday night in B division. King behaved in a boisterous manner, and despite the ...

    Article : 167 words
  31. NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON, Thursday.—The secretary for Labour reports that during last month 827 applications for work were received at the Wellington bureau. He is ...

    Article : 98 words
  32. MR. M'KENZIE AT HAMILTON.

    HAMILTON, Thursday.—Advantage was taken of the visit of the Minister of Lands (Mr. M'Kenzie) to bring before him several matters of interest. The mayor ...

    Article : 246 words
  33. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I have been connected for over 30 years with a large church in one of the suburbs, and seen its growth and fall. The church has seating accommodation for 800, ...

    Article : 182 words
  34. POTATOES NIPPED BY FROST.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 25 words
  35. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 116 words
  36. THE CARLTON OVAL.

    The Carlton recreation-ground committee consisting of Messrs. G. R. Collins, M. B. Hearne, and J. O'Callaghan (cricket club), and Messrs. A. Gurr, R. M'Gregor, and H. Oxlade (football ...

    Article : 371 words
  37. IN THE POLICE COURTS. WOMAN-BEATER FINED £20.

    Yesterday, at the North Melbourne Court, before Messrs. G. V. Blackburne (chairman) and W. H. Fuller, J.P.'s, Alfred Broome was charged with an aggravated assault on June Pangburne. Dr. James ...

    Article : 149 words
  38. DOG WITHOUT A TICKET.

    At the District Court yesterday a ticket collector, named Samuel Moore, summoned before the Bench a brewery traveller, named John Copp, on a charge of assault. ...

    Article : 412 words
  39. "UNCERTAIN ABOUT THE BIBLE."

    Sir,—I am reported in your columns as having said in a speech to the Methodist Conference, "We have grown to be uncertain about the Bible," and private letters, ...

    Article : 190 words
  40. AGENT OR PRINCIPAL.

    Whether payment of rent to an agent can in all cases be said to be payment to his principal was a question which Mr. Justice A'Beckett was yesterday called upon ...

    Article : 449 words
  41. RIVERINA RIFLE MATCHES.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—In the Riverina Rifle Association's competitions at Cootamundra, H. M'Tiernan won the Hall (eight shots at 700 yards) with 37; E. Walkenbar ...

    Article : 243 words
  42. PORTLAND HEATH LANDS.

    PORTLAND, Wednesday.—The Minister of Lands, accompanied by Mr. Reed (the surveyor-general), Mr. Catani (the chief engineer), Mr. Lee (the superintendent of ...

    Article : 332 words
  43. A VANISHING LEGACY.

    On Thursday, at the Carlton Court, before Messrs. Hurst and Thompson, J.P.'s, Margaret Cleary sued her husband, Patrick Cleary, for maintenance for their two children. Mr. W. J. Tucker appeared ...

    Article : 145 words
  44. THE PEOPLE'S FOOD.

    A penalty that should have a deterrent effect on dishonest drivers of milk-carts was inflicted by Messrs. Edwards and Clyne, J.P.'s, at the Carlton Court on Wednesday, on David Alley. Alley ...

    Article : 153 words
  45. CLOSER SETTLEMENT.

    CASTLEMAINE, Thursday.—At the invitation of the Castlemaine Irrigation and Closer Settlement League, a visit was paid to this district on Thursday by Mr. ...

    Article : 342 words
  46. HAWKER IN PROHIBITED AREA.

    For obstructing the traffic in Elizabeth-street, a place within the "prohibited area," on February 20, a fruit hawker named Alexandropos Pieros was yesterday fined 40/at the District Court by Mr. ...

    Article : 69 words
  47. WHAT PROFESSIONAL NURSES SAY OF BILE BEANS.

    Next to advice direct from a physician is that of a thoroughly qualified nurse. Not infrequently, indeed, based as it is on long and careful observation of innumerable ...

    Article : 348 words
  48. POOR-BOX DONATION OR FINE.

    At the Footscary Court yesterday, before Messrs. William Mitchell, David Mitchell, and John M'Phce, and Councillors W. H. Fielding (mayor), H. E. Caldecott, Hills, and J. R. Johnson, J.P.'s, ...

    Article : 236 words
  49. STATE PUBLIC WORKS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 224 words
  50. LICENSING ACT. CAFE PROPRIETOR FINED.

    When a charge of having sold liquor without a license was preferred against Frederick Schwetasch, of the Cafe Delicatessce, Bourke-street, was called on in the District Court ...

    Article : 77 words
  51. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    A large deputation, representing the local Council of Churches, temperance societies, and other residents, waited on the Port Melbourne Council on Tuesday to urge that placards [?]e distributed [?] ...

    Article : 377 words
  52. SUBURBAN PROSECUTIONS.

    Walter Cardwell and Alexander Ward were charged, before the mayor (Mr. A. Rogers, M.L.A) and Mr. H. N. Edwards, J.P., at the Port Melbourne Court yesterday, with being at the ...

    Article : 212 words
  53. LUTHERAN CONVENTION.

    HAMILTON, Thursday.—The various districts of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Australia held their fourth triennial convention from March 5 to 10, at Hochkirch. The convention was attended ...

    Article : 138 words
  54. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    PYRAMID HILL, Thursday.—A serious fire occurred on the farm of Mr. Duncan Gillies, of Appin, a few days ago. His two grandchildren were in the barn, when the elder, about 8 years, ...

    Article : 154 words
  55. TALBOT COLONY FOR EPILEPTICS.

    The annual meeting of subscribers to the Talbot Colony for Epileptics will be held at the Town-hall this afternoon, at half-past 4 o'clock. His Excellency the ...

    Article : 91 words
  56. A.N.A. COMPETITIONS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 114 words
  57. LATE MINING NEWS.

    BENDIGO, Thursday.—The directors of the NELL GWYNNE have decided to instal a producer gas engine in the battery they are erecting. ...

    Article : 82 words
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