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  2. NEW ORIENT STEAMER.

    The Orient, Company has ordered a new mail steamer similar to the Orvicto. The vessel will be built by John Brown and Co., of Clydebank. ...

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  3. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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  4. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Lower House of the Convocation of Canterbury has carried a resolution in favour of the repeal of the Divorce Act of 1857. A committee had reported on the ...

    Article : 336 words
  5. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.

    An invention for improved signalling in mines has been devised by Mr. O. Reigeluth. It is simple in its operation, and an inspection of it has resulted in Mr. Merrin, the ...

    Article : 335 words
  6. INTERSTATE ROWING. SCULLS WON BY M'VILLY.

    HOBART, Sunday.—The eight-oar interstate race and the sculling championship were rowed on the Upper Derwent course on Saturday, in the presence of many thousands of spectators. ...

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  7. REVENUE RETURNS. VICTORIA.

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  8. PASTORALISTS AND SHEARERS.

    A conference of Pastoralists' Associations was opened at the Woolbrokers Exchange Rialto, on Tuesday last, and continued until Saturday. The following were present:— ...

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  9. THE TIMBER REGULATIONS.

    STAWELL, Saturday.—Before Mr. E. Harrison, P.M., at the police court on Saturday Councillor Thomas Pearce was fined 10/, with £3, timber valve and 4/3 costs, for ...

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  10. ON THE SWAN RIVER.

    PERTH, Sunday.—The Christian Brothers' team won the secondary schools championship fours on the Swan River yesterday. Several boats were swamped during the afternoon. ...

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  11. BUTTER MOISTURE.

    The butter trade welcome the recommendation of the Australian Customs department that the limit of moisture of butter exported should be reduced from 16 ...

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  12. ALBERT-PARK CLUB.

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  13. THE WEATHER. OFFICIAL FORECAST.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 647 words
  14. W. AND A. M'ARTHUR LTD.

    The accounts of W. and A. M'Arthur Ltd. for the year ended January 31 last show a profit balance of £5,450. A dividend of 5½ per cent. is declared on the ...

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  15. INTER-BANK CHAMPIONSHIPS.

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  16. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    A good sale was again the feature of yesterday's wool auctions. Prices were fully maintained. The following prices were realised for the ...

    Article : 182 words
  17. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    The Licenses Reduction Board will sit in Bendigo on May 10. Mr. E. N. Moore, P.M., on Saturday held an inquest at Huntly in connection with the ...

    Article : 248 words
  18. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    SYDNEY, Sunday. — The revenue receipts for April were £1,325,922, an increase of £169,393 on the corresponding month of last year. For the 10 months of the ...

    Article : 58 words
  19. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Sunday.—The revenue for April, inclusive of £60,474 from the Commonwealth, was £293,330, and the expenditure £328,522. The accumulated deficit on ...

    Article : 28 words
  20. THE UNIVERSITY FROM WITHIN.

    Undergraduates have read with great interest the article by "Old Student" in "The Argus" of April 23, but they feel that the drawing of a general conclusion ...

    Article : 788 words
  21. THE CALVE SEASON.

    The Calve concert on Saturday evening was the best of the season so far. The Town-hall was full, the three artists were in their best form, the accompanists both ...

    Article : 865 words
  22. EXHIBITION BILLIARDS.

    The exhibition match of 18,000 up, between John Roberts and E. J. Campbell, in which Campbell receives 7,000, was resumed at Alcock's rooms yesterday afternoon. ...

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  23. PRIVATE ADVICES.

    The following private advices have been received:— By Goldsbrough, Mort, and Co. Ltd., dated 29th ult.:—"Wool.—Supplementing our cable on the ...

    Article : 137 words
  24. REDUCTION OF MEMBERS.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—Mr. M'Gowen, the leader of the New South Wales Labour party, last week made a declaration of the policy on which the Labour party would ...

    Article : 299 words
  25. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    The missionary steamer John Williams visited Geelong on Saturday, and on Sunday the native missionaries conducted services in a shed on the Wharf. During the ...

    Article : 130 words
  26. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 24 13-16d. per ounce standard, a fall of [?]d. since yesterday. LONDON, April 30. ...

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  27. CASTLEMAINE.

    The revenue officers raided a Chinese store kept by Lee Sucy, and seized a quantity of ale and spirits. A prosecution will follow. ...

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  28. THE COMET'S MESSAGE.

    At Christ Church, Hawthorn, last night, Canon Tucker delivered an interesting address on "Comets and Their Message." He said that comets had a message, as ...

    Article : 165 words
  29. MINING SHARES.

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  30. WARRNAMBOOL.

    Improved accommodation is badly needed at the post-office. Under the present conditions the public are greatly inconvenienced for want of room. The department has ...

    Article : 269 words
  31. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS LONDON, April 30. FROZEN MEAT.

    The following are the Frozen Meat Trade Association's market quotations, based on actual sales of not less than 100 carcases of mutton or lamb or 25 quarters of beef of ...

    Article : 587 words
  32. THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. MELBOURNE EAST PROVINCE.

    A meeting of the friends and supporters of Mr. J. P. Jones, the selected Labour candidate for the vacancy in the Legislative Council for the Melbourne East Province, ...

    Article : 168 words
  33. THE RAINFALL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 237 words
  34. EXPORT DUTY ON SKINS.

    GEELONG, Saturday.—A conference of fellmongers and members of the Political Labour Council was held to-day, with a view to securing an export duty upon skins. ...

    Article : 127 words
  35. HAMILTON.

    The Hamilton branch of the Royal Society of St. George held their seventh annual festival on Friday evening, Mr. Leslie S. Jenner presiding. About 8O ladies ...

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  36. SMALL-POX AT BUNBURY.

    PERTH, Sunday.—Mr. E. Pike, chief engineer of the steamer Nevarra, which recently arrived at Bunbury from Fremantle to load timber for Buenos Ayres, has been ...

    Article : 109 words
  37. HIGH PRICES FOR DRAUGHT STOCK.

    CHARLTON, Saturday.—High prices for draught stock were realised at the clearing sale of Mr. H. Wilson, Wychitella. A sevenyear-old mare, by Craigmore, brought £100, ...

    Article : 98 words
  38. FARMERS' LEAGUE.

    Mr. A. B. Harrison, organiser and lecturer for the Farmers' League, visited the following places last week, in connection with organisation work:—Ararat, ...

    Article : 71 words
  39. MELBOURNE NORTH PROVINCE.

    A joint meeting of the representatives of the various Political Labour Council branches of the Melbourne North Province electorate of the Legislative Council was ...

    Article : 86 words
  40. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 221 words
  41. FOUND IN THE BUSH.

    DAYLESFORD, Saturday.—On Wednesday James Hennessy, who lives with his half-brothers at Glenlyon, went to look for some cows, and was lost. A search proved ...

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  42. STUDENTS AT PLAY.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—The University commemoration was held yesterday in the Town-hall, the students forming the usual procession from the University, displaying ...

    Article : 378 words
  43. BUTTER AFLOAT.

    PORT FAIRY, Saturday.—On Friday Mr. Sam Avery observed from the east beach five white objects floating in the surf. He succeeded in securing three of ...

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  44. IN BORROWED PLUMES.

    BALLARAT, Sunday.—A man, who gave the name of Rupert M'Caun, 23 years of age, and who said that he was a jockey, was arrested late on Sunday night by ...

    Article : 135 words
  45. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—Some remarkable caves have been discovered near Moparrabah, about 26 miles from Kempsey. They were explored for over half a mile, and ...

    Article : 89 words
  46. WIMMERA AND WESTERN DISTRICT LAND SALES.

    Messrs. Young Bros., Horsham, Nhill, and Hamilton, report having effected sales of properties in Victoria during the past four months— January 1 to April 30—totalling an area of 81,819 ...

    Article : 357 words
  47. CONTROL OF RIVER PUMPING.

    MAFFRA, Saturday.—A meeting of landowners interested in the pumping out of the Macalister River was held at Maffra Yesterday afternoon, and after considerable ...

    Article : 74 words
  48. JEWELLERY ROBBERY.

    TARRAWONGA, Saturday.—At an early hour this morning the shop of Mr. Frederick Ledger was broken into, and a quantity of jewellery was stolen. Mr. ...

    Article : 192 words
  49. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Sunday.—The s.s. Yawata Maru, from the East, brought 23 Russian immigrants for this State. ...

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  50. FAIL FROM HOTEL BALCONY.

    BRISBANE, Sunday.—A fatal accident occurred at the North Star Hotel, Ipswich, early yesterday morning, the victim being John Joseph O'Callaghan, assistant ...

    Article : 78 words
  51. BEECHWORTH SESSIONS.

    BEECHWORTH, Saturday.—At the General Sessions to-day, before Judge Box, Mr. Leon prosecuting for the Crown, Benjamin Mann was charged with having, at ...

    Article : 247 words
  52. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Sunday.—A conference of the Victoria District Producers opened at Geraldton by the Acting Premier (Mr. Wilson) on Friday, and attended by the ...

    Article : 60 words
  53. Advertising

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  54. WOMEN'S LIBERAL LEAGUE.

    BALLARAT, SATURDAY.—A political meeting is to be held by the women's branch of the Liberal League in the Athenæum on Monday night, when Mr. Deakin ...

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  55. NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON Sunday.—Joseph Walker, formerly a coal trimmer on the Mocraki, was sentenced to nine months' imprisonment for having stolen £120 worth ...

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  56. PRIVATE ADVICES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 71 words
  57. THE DAIRYING INDUSTRY.

    KORUMBURRA, April 27.—The dairying season now drawing to a close has been a good one so far as this portion of the state is concerned, the production of cream having been well sustained. ...

    Article : 59 words
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  59. PARRAMATTA HUNDRED.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—Yesterday afternoon the sculling handicap known as the Parramatta Hundred, was rowed over a course of two and a half miles on the Parramatta River. There were ...

    Article : 142 words
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