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  2. Advertising

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  3. S.S. PAPANUI. REQUEST FOR INQUIRY.

    At a meeting of the Marine Board held last week a communication from Captain C. H Ryley, master of the s.s. Papanui, which was extensively damaged by running ...

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  4. GENERAL NEWS.

    At a sitting of thr Insolvency Court yesterday Judge, Moule granted an order for the release from sequestration of the estate of James Williams, formerly of South ...

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  5. ANGLO-INDIAN IMMIGRANTS.

    In reply to questions put to him with regard to recent misunderstandings in the case of Anglo-Indian immigrants to Australia, the Minister for External Affairs ...

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  6. THE DUCK SEASON. BIRDS SCARCE AT PETERBOROUGH.

    PETERBOROUGH, Thursday.—The duck season opened with a tremendous bombardment of the Inlet. For the last 20 years, however, ducks have not been so scarce. ...

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  7. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES. SUPPED ON BANANA SKIN.

    An elderly lady named Mrs. Fauld, of Albert-street, Footscray, was walking along an asphalt footpath in Nicholson-street, in that suburb, on Thursday night, when she ...

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  8. CLOSE SEASON SHOOTTNG.

    DOOKIE, Thursday.—In the police court to-day, Mr. Beavan, P.M., presiding, John Waters, of Stewartown, charged with having shot three teal on January 21, was fined ...

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  9. DRAUGHT OF MATCH-HEADS.

    Alice Tapscott, 28 years of age, a married woman, living with her sister-in-law in Victoria-avenue, Albert-park, was admitted on Thursday morning to the Melbourne ...

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  10. SUBURBAN SHOOTING.

    Comparatively little shooting has taken place on the river at Heidelberg since the opening of the duck season, though on one or two occasions several birds have been ...

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  11. BIG BAGS AT KERANG.

    KERANG, Thursday.—Some of the visiting shooters were again at the ducks yesterday afternoon, and considerably increased their bags. Messrs. Neeld's and Bright's ...

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  12. KILLED BY FALLS OF ROCK.

    QUEENSTOWN, Thursday.—James Ginn, aged 30 years, employed at the Mt. Lyell mine, was engaged barring down after firing the open cut this evening, when he ...

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  13. SOCIAL REFORM.

    A meeting of the Victorian Council of the Australasian Institute of Soual Service and Reform Bureau was held yesterday, Mr. S. Manager, M.H.R., presiding. ...

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  14. TELEPHONE FROM THE PILOT.

    The matter of Pilot M'Ferran's complaint that a telephone message sent by him to the harbour master, asking that on the occasion of his bringing the Papanui up to dock the ...

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  15. BOAT AND GUN SEIZED.

    PYRAMID HILL, Thursday.—Constable Docking, of Cohuna, a few days ago got upon the track of a man using a gun of large dimensions at Kow Swamp. The ...

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  16. FOREIGNER'S LARGE CLAIM.

    Mention was again made in the Practice Court Yesterday, before Mr. Justice Hodges, of the long-pending case Varawa v. the Howard Smith Company Limited. In this ...

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  17. SNAKE IN THE ASHES.

    BUNYIP, Friday.—Wliile attending to household duties, Mrs. E. Fisher, of Longwarry South, had an unpleasant experience. She was placing her hand ...

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  18. BOY SERIOUSLY INJURED.

    RUTHERGLEN, Friday.—Oscar Schmuder, aged 10 years, was driving a pony and gig into Rutherglen from Great Southern to-day, when the pony bolted. The boy was ...

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  19. NARCOTIC POISONING.

    SYDNEY, Friday.—At the inquiry concerning the death of Charles Cameron, in his city lodgings, it was shown that he had been drinking heavily, and purchased ...

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  20. WOMEN'S HOSPITAL BAZAAR.

    A meeting was held yesterday in the Town-hall to form a committee representative of Flemington and North Melbourne in connection with the Women's Hospital ...

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  21. IN THE POLICE COURTS. WIFE-BETER HFIND.

    At the Carlton Court on Thursday, before Messrs. Hurst, Thompson, and Goldspink, J.P.'s, Florence Baker charged her husband, Charles Baker, with assault. ...

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  22. CARELESS USE OF FIREARMS.

    SYDNEY, Friday.—Two young children, the sons of Mr. A. Lucas, of Coolamon, got hold of an old pistol, which was kept mainly as a starting gun at sports ...

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  23. COUNTRY WATER RATES.

    The Water Supply Commission has decided upon the following raies for the six months ending on June 30:— Deakin irrigation District.—First division, 6d. in ...

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  24. GIG OVERTURNED.

    NEERIM SOUTH, Friday.—Mr. A. C. Lloyd, head master of Crossover State school, was returning to Crossover from Gembrook, early on Tuesday morning. He ...

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  25. INTERVENTION IN DOG-FIGHT.

    On Thursday, at the Footscray Court, before Messrs. William Mitchell (chairman), David Mitchell, James Cuming, and J. M'Phee, and Councillor G. Hills, J.P.'s, a youth named Roy Fairfax ...

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  26. A PLUCKY RESCUE.

    Late on Thursday afternoon a fireman named Woods, from the R.M.S. Osterley, was walking along the Port Melboune Railway Pier, when he lurhed ...

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  27. KILLED BY FALLING TREE.

    HEATHCOTE, Friday.—John Keenan, aged about 55 years, was engaged cutting wood at Dairy Flat, on Wednesday evening. He cut down a tree, which fell against ...

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  28. PLUMS IN THE SCOOP.

    At the Prahran Court on Thursday, before Mr. Morrison, P.M., Major Clipperton, and Mr. Flintoft, J.P.'s Solomon Lazarus was charged with having false scales in his possession. ...

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  29. LICENSING ACT. REDUCTION BOARD'S WORK.

    MYRTLEFORD, Thursday.—The Licenses Reduction Board (Mr. Andrews, chairman) concluded its sittings this morning. The claims of the Myrtleford Hotel and the Prince of Wales Hotel ...

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  30. MELBOURNE MARKETS.

    As Associated Agents conjointly report:—"In to-day's market 1,630 were penned. Stores,— Thre was a steady demand for good-conditioned strong sorts, which were purchases for trade ...

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  31. COUNTRY SPORTS.

    BALLAN.—The annual sports in connection with the Fire Brigade were held on Monday. There was a good attendance, and it is anticipated that the brigade will benefit to the extent of £40. ...

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  32. THEATRES AND ENTERTAINMENTS.

    "Aladdin," at Her Majesty's Theatre, is as popular as ever, and its many novel features never fail to delight large audiences. The usual Saturday matinee has been cancelled this week on account ...

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  33. SUBURBAN PROSECUTIONS.

    At the Prahran Court on Thursday, before Mr. Morrison, P.M., Major Clipperton and Messrs. Flintoft and Davies, J.P.'s, David Bishop, licensee of the Somerset Arms Hotel, Chambers-street, ...

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  34. "LIKE A DREAM."

    Before Mr. Morrison, P.M., Major Clipperton, and Messrs. Flinfor and Davies, J.P.'s, at Prahran Court on Thursday, Thomas Ross, an elderly man, was charged with having two silver ...

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  35. THE RAILWAYS. THE STANDING COMMITTEE.

    On Thursday next the Railways Standing Committee will proceed to Rushworth to inquire into the question of the extension of the railway from that town south-west. ...

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  36. INDETERMINATE SENTENCES BOARD.

    A meeting of the Indeterminate Sentences Board was held yesterday. Mr. C. A. Topp, who has recently returned from a visit to Europe and America, was ...

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  37. VICIOUS ASSAULT ON A YOUNG WOMAN.

    An action was heard in the District Court yesterday in which a single young woman named Eva Rice claimed from Walter Higgins, a miner, damages to the amount of £30 for assault. ...

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  38. SCARCITY OF WOOD-TRUCKS.

    WARBURTON, Friday.—A serious position has arisen amongst the sawmillers in the Warburton district, owing to the scarcity of trucks, and sawmillers are compelled to refuse orders for timber ...

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  39. THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY.

    CLUNES, Feb. 1.—The annual meeting of the Clunes Butter Factory was held last week. The report and balance-sheet, which were adopted, showed that the total quantity of milk received for ...

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  40. ST. KILDA FORESHORE.

    Sir,—I am a receut arrival on the Beaconsfield-parade, and notice that dining the last day or two the surveyor, have been at work on the foreshore From certain pegs ...

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  41. HANDFUL OF SOVEREIGNS.

    At the Carlton Court on Friday, before Messrs. Sanders and levers, J.P.'s, two young men, named Charles Winter and John Oakley, were charged with larceny from the person. Mr. Kidston ...

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  42. COUNTRY STOCK MARKETS.

    KYNETON (Feb. 3).—W. H. Fysh and Co. report a total yarding of 112 cattle and 1,561 sheep, Fat cattle penned were well suited to requirements, and almost total clearance effected at late ruling ...

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  43. RAILWAY STATION INCIDENTS.

    Sir,—Three friends and myself went through the same experience is the writers in "The Argus" to-day and yesterday. On Monday night, coming home from ...

    Article : 138 words
  44. CHARGE AGAINST BROTHER-IN-LAW.

    At the South Melbourne Court yesterday, Agnes Houghton charged William Houghton, her brother-in-law, with unlawful assault, and William Houghton brought a counter-charge of a similar nature ...

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  45. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    ST. ARNAUD, Friday.—The steam chaff cornerushing, and firewood mills of Mr. F. Dowsley, Changarnier-street, were destroyed by fire to-day. The origin of the fire is unknown. The building ...

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  46. SALE OF OIL PAINTINGS.

    Messrs. Tuckett and Styles, art auctioneers, Tuckett-chambers, 359 Collinst-street, report having held a successful sale of oil paintings and watercolour drawings at their rooms yesterday. Some ...

    Article : 103 words
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