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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 228 words
  3. ALFRED HOSPITAL. COMPLAINT AND COMPLIMENTS.

    At the meeting of the managers of the Alfred Hospital yesterday, the following communication waa received from Mr. John Romanis, town clerk of Prahran:— ...

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  4. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    SYDNEY, Friday.—The Public Works Committee to-day examined Mr. Hutchinson, the chief engineer of the railway and tramway construction branch, on the ...

    Article : 99 words
  5. GENERAL NEWS.

    The Premier. (Mr. Murray),accompanied by the Minister for Lands (Mr. M'Kenzic) and Mr. Reed, surveyor-general, visited Port Melbourne yesterday morning ...

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  6. THREE THOUSAND BILLS.

    By the retirement of Mr.Edward Carlile, K.C., from the position of Victorian Parliamentary draftsman, the State public service is losing one of its most notable ...

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  7. SCARCITY OF GIRLS. VICE-REGAL SUGGESTION.

    Georgina Countess of Dudley, mother of His Excellency the Governor-General, called on the Premier (Mr. Murray) at the Treasury-buildings yesterday, and discussed ...

    Article : 151 words
  8. LABOUR NEWS. SECTIONAL CRAFTSMEN.

    "If a lad is about to bo apprenticed to an agricultural implement manufacturer, and has had previous experience in an engineering establishment, would that time be ...

    Article : 337 words
  9. FEDERAL ELECTIONS. MINISTER OF DEFENCE AT FORBES.

    SYDNEY, Friday.—The Minister of Defence (Mr. J. Cook) spoke at Forbes last night. He dealt chiefly with defence and immigration, and was subjected to a ...

    Article : 167 words
  10. MINERS' ACCIDENT FUND.

    The total amount at credit of the miners accident relief fund is £241,512. The revenue for the past year was £56,155, or £3,696 less than in the previous twelve ...

    Article : 62 words
  11. WANNON.

    CASTERTON.—Some most ridiculous statements are being circulated in the Wannon electorate through the medium of journals of socialist proclivities. One of the ...

    Article : 278 words
  12. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The importing of girls for the textile industries of this country has been before me for a considerable tinle, and, knowing the class of workers required for each ...

    Article : 148 words
  13. THE WEATHER. OFFICIAL REPORT.

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  14. THE BARRIER.

    BROKEN HILL, Friday.—The Chamber of Commerce last night appointed two representatives to give evidence before the Public Works Committee in favour of the ...

    Article : 100 words
  15. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

    BENDIGO, Friday.—During his election campaign, the Postmaster-Genual (Sir John Quick) will make Bendigo his administrative headquarters in connection with the ...

    Article : 77 words
  16. QUESTION OF INCORPORATION.

    The managers of the Alfred Hospetial had the following communication from the Under-Treasurer before them yesterday:— "I am directed by the treasurer to inform you ...

    Article : 197 words
  17. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Friday.—The claims of the great North-western copper lield for prompt consideration in the matter of railway communication were brought before Mr. ...

    Article : 251 words
  18. A.N.A. EXHIBITION.

    The A.N.A. Exhibition continues to receive large public attention, as the.attendance yesterday proved. This is the end of the third week, and only a few more days ...

    Article : 131 words
  19. TIMBER STACKERS AND SORTERS.

    When the last dispute arose between the Timber Merchants' Association and the Timber Sorters'—and Stackers' Union on the question of wages, it was resolved at a ...

    Article : 337 words
  20. BOURKE.

    The movement initiated by Mr. Hume Cook for the formation of a Young Brigade has been well received. In response to the invitation which was issued, between ...

    Article : 170 words
  21. CHARGE OF MURDER.

    LAUNCESTON, Friday.— The trial of Bertie Waratah 'Langmaid for the murder of John James Butt at Forest on December 21 was commenced to-day before Mr. ...

    Article : 267 words
  22. YAERA.

    Mrs. F. G. Hughes, president of the league, was in the chair at a meeting of the Richmond branch of the Australian Women's National League, in the ...

    Article : 267 words
  23. AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 90 words
  24. GIPPSLAND.

    SALE, Friday.—Mr. Wise, M.H.R., speaking at Rosedale last night, referred to criticisms in "The Agrus" in connection with the A.N.A. and his attitude on the ...

    Article : 413 words
  25. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    ADELAIDE,Friday.—Complaints have been made to the police receutlv that counterfeit coins particulary half-sove reigns, have been circulated in Adelaide. ...

    Article : 104 words
  26. CYCLE TRADE.

    An amended determination of the Cycle Trade Wages Board has been arrived at, which increases the pay of workmen from 2/ to 3/ a week all round. The rates of ...

    Article : 347 words
  27. SHEFFIELD SHIELD WINNERS.

    ADELAIDE, Friday.— A meeting of the Cricket Association was held to-night, when the Sheffield Shield medals were presented to the players by the chairman (Sir Edwin ...

    Article : 73 words
  28. COMMONWEALTH LIBERAL PARTY.

    With a view to stimulating interest in the Commonwealth Liberal party, and directly securing its, objective at the forthcoming general election, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. M'Nair ...

    Article : 308 words
  29. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Friday.—The Cabinet has decided that civil servants must not in future accept employment as clerks in connection with tofulisalors at the racecourse. ...

    Article : 283 words
  30. MINYIP WATER.

    A complaint was published in "The Argus'' recently regarding the insufficiency of the water supply in the urban district of Minyip, in the Wimmera. The subject ...

    Article : 129 words
  31. ALLEGED SHOOTING WITH INTENT.

    ADELAIDE, Friday.—At the Criminal Court to-day, before Mr. Justice Homburg and a jury, Richard Fraser Lambden, aged 30, a farmer, was charged [?]with having, at ...

    Article : 244 words
  32. ROYAL HOTEL, SYDNEY.

    SYDNEY, Friday.—The expanding business of the Government Savings Bank of New South Wales demands that when the present lease of the premises in ...

    Article : 71 words
  33. CONSUMPTION CRUSADE. SAFETY OF SCHOLARS.

    HORSHAM, Friday.—At the meeting of the Wimmera Shire Council, Councillor Thomas, in commenting on the crusade against expectoration on the footpaths, said ...

    Article : 213 words
  34. WOMEN'S HOSPITAL.

    At the fortnightly, meeting of the Women's Hospital committee yesterday the president (Mr. S. Pirani) reported that Mr. Watt, the State Treasurer, accompanied by ...

    Article : 261 words
  35. SEWERAGE STRIKE.

    About seventy men who were employed on the sewerage contract of Mr. W. M. Cerutty, in Piggott-street, West Melbourne, behind the Metropolitan Gas Company's ...

    Article : 161 words
  36. THE GRAMPIANS.

    ST. ARNAUD, Friday.—Mr. A. Stewart, selected Labour candidate for the Grampians, and Mr. M'Grath, M.L.A., addressed s meeting to-night. There was a fair ...

    Article : 515 words
  37. QUEENSCLIFF BRANCH.

    QUEENSCLIFF, Friday.—A successful meeting of ladies was held at the Ozone Hotel this afternoon, when a branch of the Liberal League was formed. The ...

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  38. HEAT IN THE COUNTRY.

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  39. THE RAILWAYS. FOOTSCRAY LOOP-LINE.

    On Thursday aftrenoon the mayor of Footseray (Conncilolor W. Gallant) interviewed the Chief Commissioner of Railways (Mr. Tait) on the question of the loop line ...

    Article : 118 words
  40. FIRE EXTINCTION.

    The conference of municipal representatives that was recently called for the purpose of discussing the best means of obtaining a water supply sufficient for fire ...

    Article : 110 words
  41. VOTES AND VOYAGERS.

    A lady correspondent writes to ask if persons leaving for Europe by mail steamer within the next two months will be able to record their votes at Fremantle. She ...

    Article : 149 words
  42. CARTERS' WAGES BOARD.

    The Stale Executive Council has appointed the following to be members of the Cartel's' Wages Board:— Employers.—J. G. Affleck, E. W. Coulson, J. ...

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  43. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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  44. WEST AUSTRALIAN INQUIRIES.

    PERTH, Friday.—The Cabinet has appointed Dr. J. H. L. Campston, of the Central Board of Health, a Royal commissioner to report upon the facts as to the prevalence ...

    Article : 54 words
  45. QUARRY TRADE WAGES BOARD.

    Mr. T. H. Dawes has been appointed chairman of the Quarry Trade Wages Board. ...

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  46. CARGO STEAMER AGROUHD.

    ADELAIDE, Friday.—When the P. and 0. cargo steamer Candia was leaving Port pirie last night, on her way to Wallaroo, she went aground on the eastern bank,inside the ...

    Article : 100 words
  47. OUTER-CIBCLE LINE.

    Commenting on the resolution passed at the meeting of ratepayers held at Kew on Thursday, the Minister for Railways (Mr. A. A. Billson) yesterday denied ...

    Article : 126 words
  48. RACEHORSE OWNER ACCUSATION.

    KOROlR, Friday.—At the Police Court to-day, before Messrs. E. E. Williams, P.M., and F. Nerman, J.P., Jeremiah Mahony, a racehorse wner, charged Patrick Fitzgerald, ...

    Article : 101 words
  49. MINERS DOWN TOOLS.

    BROKEN HILL, Friday.—Some trouble arose on the Junction mine to-day owing to the employment of a non-union carpenter. This man, upon the representations of ...

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  50. THE NEW ASYLUM.

    When Bamfield's estate of 1,000 acres at Mont-park was about to be purchased by the Bent Government, difficulty was experienced owing to the land being cut off ...

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  51. QUEENSLAND CAMPAIGN.

    MARYBOROUGH (Q.), Friday.—Mr. Fisher has addressed enthusiastic meetings at Byrnestown, Mount Shamrock, and Didcott. ...

    Article : 59 words
  52. Advertising

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  53. THE TAXI-CAB COMPANY.

    The first annual meeting of the Taxi-Cab Company was held at The Garage, Exhibition-street, list evening.Mr. A.J.Staughton (chairman of directors) presiding. The ...

    Article : 153 words
  54. THE HARVEST.

    EGERTON,Wednesday.—Thrashing opeiations ate finished, the yields all round being exceptionally poor. Grain carting to the local railway stations is now being ...

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  55. HURST'S BRIDGE LINE.

    The formation of a trust for the new railway from Eitham to Hurst's-bridge has been engaging the attention of residents of the districts concerned. A meeting of the Eltham line trust was ...

    Article : 91 words
  56. FISHERMEN'S BEND.

    While on a visit lo Port Melbourne yesterday the Premier (Mr. Murray) and the Minister for Lands (Mr. M'Kenzie) were waited upon by a deputation from the ...

    Article : 184 words
  57. FIRE ON KILLINGWORTH ESTATE

    Sir,—The Argus' of 16th inst I notice a pjragraph from out Yea correspondent in reference to recent bush fires on the Kitingworth Estate. It contains ...

    Article : 283 words
  58. AUSTRALIAN PRODUCE.

    The following information regarding the English market for Australian produce has been received by the Premier's secretary (.Mr. Short) by cable from Sir John Taveruer,Victorian Agent-General ...

    Article : 109 words
  59. THE HUME.

    ALBURY, Friday.—Sir William Lyne met a large number of his supporters here, and in a brief address expressed regret that he was unable to take an active part in ...

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  60. TRAIN DELAYED.

    DONALD, Friday.—The evening train from Maryborough to Donald has been over an hour late for titree nights in succession, and on Thursday evening waa 25 minutes behind scheduled time. ...

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  61. HEAT IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Friday.—A brceze from the south brought a cool change to Perth this evening the highest recorded tempereature to-day being 93deg., a fall of lldeg ...

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  62. SATURDAY HALF-HOLIDAY.

    Sir,—There is no need to ask why there are so many shops empty in Auburn-road, Auburn. Within a stone's-throw there nine shops have been closed during the last ...

    Article : 201 words
  63. LATE SPORTING NEWS.

    HANDICAP HURDLE RACE. £10. Two miles. Nom.. 10/. HANDICAP TRIAL £6 Five furlongs. For all horses that have never won more than ...

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  64. BOY'S BODY IN THE YARRA.

    At about half-past 9 on Friday morning, Mr. David M Lean, ship-keeper of the s.s. Tyrian, berthed at the old timber wharf at Yarraville, noticed the body of a boy ...

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  65. ALLEGED LARCENY.

    John Zimmer, 23 years of age, a grocer, was arrested yesterday evening on warrant by Detective Mulfuhey. It is alleged that between the dates of January 7 and 10 he ...

    Article : 53 words
  66. Advertising

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  67. Advertising

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  68. PORT MELBOURNE.

    Mr. A.G.C. Ramsay, the Liberal candidate for Melbourm Ports, was the principal speaker at a women's political meeting in the Railway Cafe, Flinders-street, last night ...

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  69. Advertising

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  70. Family Notices

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  71. Advertising

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