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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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  3. RAILWAY BUILDING TICKETS.

    Mr. Frank Madden, M.L.A., introduced forty to fifty representatives of the municipalities of the metropolis to the Railway Commissioners yesterday. They asked that ...

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  4. FEDERAL ELECTIONS.

    No material alterations have been made in the position of any of the candidates by the additions and corrections made yesterday in connection with the general election. ...

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  5. VICTORIAN IMMIGRATION. SUGGESTED CONFERENCE IN LONDON.

    LONDON, March 18.—The departure of the batch of boys by the Miltiades and the announcement of the coming visit of Mr. Elwood Mead, have directed public ...

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  6. CITY TRANSPORT. MALVERN TRAMWAY.

    Good progress has been made with the various contracts entered into for the completion of the electric tramway, which is to connect Prahran, from its railway station, ...

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  7. EIGHT HOURS FETE.

    The annual street procession, which is the feature of the Eight Hours' Anniversary demonstration, on April 25 will this year embrace 84 unions. They will take up their ...

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  8. MADAME CALVE. NO CONCERT TO-NIGHT.

    Madame Calve is suffering from a sore throat, and has not yet fully recovered from the effects of the strain she put upon her vocal resources on ...

    Article : 182 words
  9. THE WEATHER.- OFFICIAL WEATHER REPORT.

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  10. RENTING THE TOWN-HALL.

    Sir,—Messrs. J. and N. Tait, in their letter in your to-day's issue, make certain statements, which are either incomplete or inaccurate. The Town-hall committee of ...

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  11. RAILWAY EXPANSION.

    The remarkable expansion in railway traffic in Victoria has compelled the State authorities to realise the necessity for making extensive additions to rolling ...

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  12. CONTROL OF CABLE SYSTEM.

    The St. Kilda Council, at its meeting yesterday evening, discussed the Melbourne Council's circular regarding the control of the cable tramway system. ...

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  13. MAY DAY RESOLUTIONS.

    At the meeting of the Port Melbourne branch of the Political Labour Council last night Mr. E. F. Russell reported as to resolutions passed by the executive of the May ...

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  14. REFERENCES AT COLLINGWOOD.

    The Collingwood Council, at its meeting yesterday evening, received a letter from the Melbourne City Council requesting the appointment of two delegates to a ...

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  15. DIVER AND PROSPECTOR.

    BRISBANE, Monday.—Diver Hughes, known throughout Australia as the reseuer of the entombed miner Varischetti in Western Australia, has returned to Brisbane ...

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  16. BRUNSWICK REPRESENTATIVE.

    The Brunswick Council has appointed the mayor (Councillor F. T. Hickford) to represent the council at the proposed conference. ...

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  17. THE PERICLES WRECK.

    The auction sale which was to have been held at Perth of salvage cargo from the wrecked steamer Pericles has been indefinitely postponed, pending the receipt of ...

    Article : 37 words
  18. EXCITING MOTOR DRIVE.

    An exciting motor-car accident took place at South Yarra yesterday afternoon. The car, the property of Mr. Meyers, of the London Stores, was being driven by John ...

    Article : 197 words
  19. LIGHTNING DISABLES CARS.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—About 8 o'clock this evening a Coogee tram was disabled by a flash of lightning. Apparently the electric fluid travelled down the pole into ...

    Article : 71 words
  20. ALLEGED PERJURY.

    The adjourned hearing of the case in which Carl Foller, an opera singer, is charged with perjury in connection with an action in the Insolvency Court, on February ...

    Article : 195 words
  21. RAINFALL.

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  22. SMALL-POX.

    "No developments; patients doing well," is still the hopeful advice from the quarantine station. Dr. Burnett Ham, chairman of the Board of Health, examined 20 ...

    Article : 41 words
  23. COUNTERFEIT COINS UNDER PIER.

    A labourer named Harry Tempest, whilst in the vicinity of the pier at Port Melbourne on Friday afternoon, found 20 counterfeit half-crowns on a plank under ...

    Article : 89 words
  24. VICTORIA'S WELCOME.

    The Premier (Mr. Murray) said yesterday that Victoria would gladly co-operate in the scheme—mentioned in a London cable message to "The Argus"—by which ...

    Article : 198 words
  25. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    BROKEN HILL, Monday.—A wood and iron house in Railway Town, owned by Mrs. Susins, and occupied by Mr. William Lowe and his five children, was destroyed ...

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  26. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The sympathy of all fair-minded people must surely go out to Messrs. J. and N. Tait over the manner in which they have been treated by the City Council. To ...

    Article : 293 words
  27. GENERAL NEWS.

    On Sunday next Archbishop Clarke will lay the foundation stone of a new Anglican church at Malvern. The new church will cost about £1,890, of which £260 remains to ...

    Article : 302 words
  28. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    Ratepayers at Ivanhoe are complaining about the nuisance from the temporary nightsoil depot in Waterdale-road. The representatives of the Ivanhoe Riding brought the matter before the Heidelberg ...

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  29. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    MOUNT GAMBIER, Monday.—A man named Wignell, of Beachport, was driving a waggon while standing on the footboard, when one of the horses kicked him off. A ...

    Article : 62 words
  30. WAKATIPU REFLOATED.

    LAUNCESTON, Monday.—The steamer Wakatipu, which ran aground early on Saturday morning in Kelso Bay, was successfully pulled off to-night by the Marine ...

    Article : 66 words
  31. SCHOONER WRECKED.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—News was received to-day that the auxiliary schooner Maleluka, belonging to Lever's Plantations Limited, which is more than two months overdue, ...

    Article : 147 words
  32. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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  33. NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON, Monday.—The Wellington electric trams have returned a net profit for the year of £6,123. PALMERSTON'S FIRES. ...

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  34. JENNINGS CARMICHAEL. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—No Australian can read the appeal in your columns to-day on behalf of the forlorn children of the gifted poetess, "Jennings Carmichael," without a pang of regret. ...

    Article : 235 words
  35. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    MILDURA, Monday.—A three-roomed dwelling, owned and occupied by Mr. Robert Clarke and family, was totally destroyed by fire at 9 o'clock last evening. Nobody was at home at the time. ...

    Article : 68 words
  36. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—As a citizen ratepayer and partowner of the Town-hall, I feel great rescutment at the conduct of our representatives in the City Council in practising ...

    Article : 132 words
  37. BETWEEN TWO TRAINS.

    Patrick Bourke, gatekeeper at the Macaulay-road railway gates, Kensington, went out to open the gates last night to allow the 10 o'clock down train to pass. He did not get ...

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  38. PASTORAL AND AGRICULTURAL.

    EGERTON, April 18.—Ploughing is being pushed on, the ground being in a very hard condition on account of the dry spell. Several district farmers, however, with the aid of disc ploughs are ...

    Article : 117 words
  39. LAXITY ON THE BRIDGE.

    WELLINGTON, Monday.—The Court of Inquiry into the collision in Wellington Harbour, between the Duchess and Cobar, ferry steamers, found that Captain Jones, ...

    Article : 78 words
  40. IN THE POLICE COURTS.

    In the District Court yesterday afternoon, Ernest Martin, formerly secretary of the Federated Marine Stewards' and Pantrymen's Association of Australasia, appeared on summons to answer an ...

    Article : 153 words
  41. APPLE SHIPMENTS.

    The apple shipments by the N.D.L. steamer Bremen, which left Melbourne on March 1, have arrived at their destination in good condition. ...

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  42. "DUMMIED" RAILWAY SEATS.

    Sir,—As an occasional traveller, I find— as, no doubt, others of the travelling public do—that the seats in many compartments of our trains are occupied by travelling ...

    Article : 195 words
  43. BOXING.

    A large attendance witnessed the boxing in the Indoor Sports Club's competition at the Cyclorama last night. The boxing was, on the whole, good, some of the bouts being very evenly contested. ...

    Article : 215 words
  44. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Miss C. Hay Thomson's article in "The Argus" of Saturday last should enlist the sympathy of all Victorians who are interested in Australian poetry. That ...

    Article : 228 words
  45. Advertising

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  46. S.S. MAITAI AT BRISBANE.

    BRISBANE, Monday.—The Royal mail steamer Mnital, from Vancouver, arrived to-day, with the following passengers:— For Sydney.—Mesdames Hills, Fiasch, L. Lister, ...

    Article : 172 words
  47. LATE SHIPPING NEWS.

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  48. LAND AND PROPERTY SALES.

    MARYBOROUGH, Monday.—Mr. James M'Gilvray's farm at Black Rangers, Rathsear, of 633 acres freehold, has been sold by Messrs. Cleary and Cummins, auctioneers, to Mr. Farquhar Ross, of ...

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