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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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  3. HARBISON WILL CASE.

    Judgment was delivered yesterday by the Chief Justice (Sir John Madden) in the Harbison will case. Probate was refused, and it was ordered that each side pay its own ...

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  4. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.

    The work of undergrounding the telephone wires is now in full swing, about 15 men being engaged on the Skipton-street tunnel. ...

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  5. COST OF FIRE-FIGHTING.

    There was some commotion at the meeting of the Richmond Council last evening when the town clerk (Mr. C. C. Blazey) mentioned that the council's share of the ...

    Article : 238 words
  6. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Canadian Senate has adopted the report of a special committee on the bill introduced by Mr. Lemieux, Postmaster-General, which proposed to place the cable ...

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  7. PERILS OF THE SEA. NATIVE AS STEERSMAN.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—An inquiry was held this morning by Captains J. Mackay (port master) and Collin, and Messrs. T. G. Johnston and P. Henderson ...

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  8. BALLARAT'S ENTERPRISE.

    BALLARAT, Wednesday.—Members of the progress association were asked at to-night's meeting to answer a series of questions relating to Ballarat and its trade ...

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  9. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    The Bendigo Trades and Labour Council his decided to revive the Hairdressers' Union, and will urge unionists to patronise only those shops employing union labour. ...

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  10. THE WEATHER. OFFICIAL REPORT.

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  11. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    Colonel Stanley (State commandant), accompanied by Colonel Hall and Major Carroll, on Wednesday inspected the public schools cadet corps, and expressed himself ...

    Article : 88 words
  12. WOMEN'S HOSPITAL BAZAAR. THEATRICAL MATINEE.

    The details of the special matinee to be given by Mr. J. C. Williamson at Her Majesty's Theatre on Monday, May 9, in aid of the Women's Hospital Bazaar ...

    Article : 95 words
  13. CASTLEMAINE.

    The prize donated by the board of directors of the A.N.A. for the best-kept school garden in the Castlemaine inspectoral district has been awarded to the Campbell's ...

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  14. BEATTY WILL CASE.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—At the Water Police Court to-day, the hearing was continued of the case in which Sarah Jane Beatty, James Priestley, farmer; John ...

    Article : 465 words
  15. ERADICATION OF THISTLES.

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  16. TYPHOID. MILK GROUP, 98.

    Another six cases were reported to the Board of Public Health yesterday as due to tainted milk from the dairy farm at Pakenham. This makes 98 from this source, and ...

    Article : 78 words
  17. AUSTRALIAN APPLES.

    The shipments of Australian apples by the R.M.S.S. Orestes and Moldavia were offered for sale in London yesterday. The fruit had been carried excellently, and the ...

    Article : 164 words
  18. THE PRAHRAN EFFORT.

    A meeting of ladies in connection with the Prahran effort on behalf of the Women's Hospital was held in the municipal buildings last evening, Mrs. George ...

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  19. MILK AND DISEASE.

    Sir,—In last Saturday's issue of "The Argus" a letter appears under the above heading by Charles Bage, M.D., which in a general way is very interesting and much ...

    Article : 308 words
  20. COMMON CUT UP.

    CHILTERN, Wednesday.—A land board, presided over by Mr. A. W. Goode, was held to-day. The proposal that the Chiltern Common should be abolished was opposed ...

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  21. BUOY MISTAKEN FOR WRECK.

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—It would seem that the reported wreck of a vessel on the west coast of York Peninsula is the result of a mistake. The mounted trooper ...

    Article : 68 words
  22. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    NARANDERA, Wednesday.—Mr. R. J. Austin, of Windella, ex-president of the Yanco Shire, was entertained on the eve of his departure for Europe at Russell's Hotel ...

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  23. BUSH AND GRASS FIRES.

    FOSTER, Wednesday.—The bush fires which have been racing in all parts of the district, and which in many instances did considerable damage to grass and fencing, ...

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  24. DERELICT BOAT.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—A telegram has been received by the secretary of the Marine Board from Thursday Island, to the effect that on Tuesday Pilot Dabelle ...

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  25. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—The Executive Council has approved of the opening of 239 additional blocks, containing a total of 334,775 acres of Crown lands for selection. ...

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  26. LONDON WOOL SALES. OPENING OF APRIL-MAY SERIES:

    The April-May series of wool sales opened yesterday afternoon, when Messrs. Thomas and Cook, Buxton and Ronald, and Charles Balme and Co., offered a total of 9,580 ...

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  27. DRIFTING ON THE ROCKS.

    HOBART, Wednesday.—The British barque Solgran, bound from Port Esperance to Lyttleton, with a cargo of timber, had a very narrow escape from being wrecked at ...

    Article : 106 words
  28. 630 LIFTS STOPPED.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—With the exception of a few lifts which work with ordinary water main pressure, all tHE hydraulic lifts in Sydney, about 630 in number, ...

    Article : 128 words
  29. SUNBURY RABBIT INDUSTRY.

    SUNBURY, Tuesday.—An enthusiastic meeting of land-owners, rabbit trappers, and local business people decided to reopen the Rupertswood Rabbit Canning ...

    Article : 148 words
  30. NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON, Wednesday.—Joseph Walker, a trimmer, pleaded guilty to the theft of jewellery and other articles, the property of Miss Miles, a passenger on the ...

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  31. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. MR. AIRMAN'S CANDIDATURE.

    Mr. J. G. Aikman, M.L.C., addressed a meeting of friends and supporters in the supper-room at the Port Melbourne Townhall last evening. There was a ...

    Article : 278 words
  32. PRIVATE ADVICES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 479 words
  33. THE RAINFALL.

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  34. DEATH FROM BURNS.

    John Bayley, 30 years of age, died from burns last night at the Melbourne Hospital. He was brought in on April 12 by a friend, who lived at the same ...

    Article : 71 words
  35. FARMERS' CONFERENCE.

    BALLARAT, Wednesday.—A sub-committee of the Agricultural Society met this afternoon to arrange for the holding of the farmers' conference at Ballarat in July. ...

    Article : 121 words
  36. SHEPPARTON SUPREME COURT.

    SHEPPARTON, Tuesday.—In the Supreme Court this afternoon, in its civil jurisdiction, before Mr. Justice Hood, two cases were listed. In that of Henry Dennis ...

    Article : 140 words
  37. COLLISION AND ASSAULT

    COLAC, Wednesday.—Councillor D. C. Dunoon, a well-known architect, was the victim of a brutal assault near Irrewarra on Monday evening. He was driving lome, ...

    Article : 165 words
  38. 64lb. COD.

    YEA, Wednesday.—Mr. H. Marshall, of "Terangaville," Kerrisdale, noticed a large cod in shallow water in the Goulburn to-day. He allowed a bridle to float in ...

    Article : 67 words
  39. MADAME CALVE.

    The matinee which was to have been given this afternoon by Mdme. Calve has been postponed until next week, owing to Mdme. Calve having been ordered a rest ...

    Article : 139 words
  40. DECENTRALISATION.

    GEELONG, Wednesday.—Councillor H. M. Sutherland was, on Tuesday, appointed to represent the Corio Shire Council at the conference to be held at Bendigo on ...

    Article : 87 words
  41. IN THE POLICE COURTS. A SUDDEN TEMPTATION.

    Emily Bright, residing with her husband at Jubilee-street, Richmond, was charged at the Richmond Court yesterday with having stolen a flock mattress from the residence of Lily Newell, at ...

    Article : 208 words
  42. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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  43. STATE COAL MINE.

    POWLETT, Wednesday.—An inspection of Daly's mine and the men's pay-sheet has been made by Mr. Mackenzic, mining inspector in consequence of the ...

    Article : 218 words
  44. CANDIDATES FOR RE-ELECTION.

    Mr. T. H. Payne announces that he is again a candidate for election as one of the representatives of the Melbourne South Province in the Legislative Council. ...

    Article : 53 words
  45. RESERVOIR RUNS DRY.

    CHARLTON, Wednesday.—The supply of water from the Charlton reservoir gave out on Tuesday, and the residents are depending on their private tanks for a ...

    Article : 51 words
  46. IRISH BLIGHT.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Irish blight has made its appearance in a pronounced form in the Hunter River district and has appeared in places where it was never seen ...

    Article : 90 words
  47. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS.

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  48. SOUTH-EASTERN PROVINCE.

    LILYDALE, Wednesday.—Mr. W. G. A'Beckett, who is a candidate for the vacancy in the representation in the Legislative Council of the South eastern province, ...

    Article : 160 words
  49. GUARDING AGAINST FLOODS.

    NEWSTEAD, Wednesday.—At a public meeting, held last night, to discuss the proposed scheme for protecting the township from flood-waters, it was decided to make ...

    Article : 72 words
  50. SHOP-WINDOW FORCED.

    At the City Court yesterday, before Mr. Tanner, P.M., and a bench of honorary magistrates, William Madden, a young man, was charged with breaking open a show-case on the premises of Lincoln, ...

    Article : 153 words
  51. NEW FIELD FOR BOOKMAKERS.

    CHARLTON, Wednesday.—Speaking at the Yeungroon Hospital Sunday gathering, Councillor G. Sturrock suggested that the totalisator should be legalised for the ...

    Article : 71 words
  52. SHEEP-DOG TRIALS.

    YEA, Wednesday.—The Agricultural Society held a series of sheep-dog trials to-day, Mr. D. Ferguson, of Tarcombe, being the judge. There was a large attendance. ...

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  53. FIGHT ON BOARD SHIP.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—The coloured sailors from the Satara, which was wrecked at Seal Rocks, who are on board the s.s. Euryalus, at Newcastle, had a wild fight ...

    Article : 107 words
  54. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 24¾d. per ounce standard, an advance of 1-16d. since yesterday. ...

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  55. THEFT OF A BICYCLE.

    A sad story of a young man's lapse was told at the City Court yesterday, when William Geraghty, a youth of 20, was charged with the theft of a bicycle, valued at £17/10/, the property of Leonard ...

    Article : 160 words
  56. MINING SHARES.

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  57. NAGAMBIE STATE SCHOOL.

    The Minister for Public Works (Mr. Baillieu) has accepted the tender of Mr. M. Haines, of Nagambie for the remodelling and enlarging of the Nagambie State School. ...

    Article : 127 words
  58. WYUNA MODEL FARM.

    Sir,—In your issues of the 20th and 21st I read with some surprise Mr. Graham's comments on the management of the Wyuna model farm. He does a grave ...

    Article : 208 words
  59. INTERSTATE ROWING.

    HOBART, Wednesday.—All the interstate crews have been putting in steady work dining the last few days on the Upper Derwent. The Victorians went up on Monday, and on Wednesday ...

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  60. SYDNEY WOOL SALES.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Dalgety and Co. Ltd. report:—"The first series of monthly sales, which opened on Monday, closed to-day, and the results have been fully up to ...

    Article : 184 words
  61. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

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  62. MINER'S WIFE COMPENSATED.

    PERTH, Wednesday.—In the Supreme Court to-day Thomasina Lieba sued the Sons of Gwalia Company for damages for the death of her husband from injuries ...

    Article : 74 words
  63. STABBED WITH A HAT-PIN.

    Elizabeth Melville, aged 37 years, with 21 prior convictions, appeared before Messrs. Edwards, Clyne, and Allison, J.P.'s, at the Chriton Court on Wednesday on charges of drunkenness and ...

    Article : 96 words
  64. THROAT CUT.

    Charles Willoughby, 30 years of age, a coal miner, was brought down from Jumbunna last night, and taken to the Melbourne Hospital by St. John ambulance. ...

    Article : 65 words
  65. WILLIAMSTOWN FIRE RELIEF FUND.

    Sir,—The committee entrusted with the distribution of this fund desire that holders of subscription-lists will kindly return same to me by not later than the 30th ...

    Article : 87 words
  66. DR. BARNARDO'S BOYS.

    Dr. Barnardo's Boys will appear at the Glaciarium to-night in their entertainment, which includes selections in handbell-ringing; and, in addition, an interesting series of animated pictures ...

    Article : 53 words
  67. Advertising

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  68. NEWS IN BRIEF.

    George Porter, 18 years of age, was charged at Kew Court yesterday with having used obsceut language in a public place. Dr. Cole, P.M., after hearing the evidence, said that the criminals [?] ...

    Article : 52 words
  69. Advertising

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  71. Advertising

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