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  2. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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  3. EMPIRE DAY. IN THE SUBURBS.

    The Nunawading Shire Council have received a letter from Mr. Arthur Brooks, secretary to the Surrey Hills Empire Day Celebration Committee, requesting ...

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  4. HOWQUA SHIRE DISPUTE.

    JAMIESON, Tuesday.—The special meeting of the Howqua Shire Council, which was summoned to take place at Jamieson, lapsed owing to none of the councillors ...

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  5. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.

    The need of a school at Leigh Creek was urged upon the Bungaree Shire Council at their ordinary meeting A deputation waited upon the council, and Mr. Calway, ...

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  6. MOTOR MYSTERY.

    In the Criminal Court yesterday, before Mr.Justice Cussen, the trial was concluded of the three men, James Claude Livingstone Mayhew, George Ernest William Mayhew, ...

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  7. THE COAL TOWN. PAYMENT OF BUILDERS.

    Some few months ago the Public Works department drew up a schedule of rates to be paid by contractors on Government undertakings. The Building Trades Vigilance ...

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  8. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. MELBOURNE SOUTH.

    Mr. T. H. Payne, M.L.A., is actively prosecuting his candidature for re-election for the Melbourne South Province. As misstatements have been made respecting Mr. ...

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  9. THE BISLEY TEAM.

    A gathering was held at Young and Jackson's Hotel yesterday to say farewell to the Australian rifle shooting team for the Bisley meeting. Colonel Stanley, the State ...

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  10. PORT FAIRY SUPREME COURT.

    PORT FAIRY, Tuesday.—Mr. Justice Hodges presided at the Supreme Court to-day, when Frederick Poynton, of Hamilton, was charged with stealing £2/17/6 from the ...

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  11. VINTAGE IN THE WIMMERA.

    ARARAT. Tuesday.—The vintage has been completed, and it proves to be the worst yet experienced in this district. At Great Western one-fourth of last year's ...

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  12. SITE FOR RESERVOIR.

    KONGWAK, Monday.—The Government are negotiating with several local landholders in reference to the purchase of a site for a reservoir for the Powlett State mine. ...

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  13. THE WEATHER. OFFICIAL REPORT.

    Forecast by the Commonwealth meteorologist (Mr. H. A. Hunt), 9 p.m. Tuesday:— "Except for a shower or two near the coast, fine generally, ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  14. SOUTH-EASTERN PROVINCE.

    KORUMBURRA, Tuesday.— Mr.W. G. A'Beckett, one of the candidates for the representation of the South-Eastern Prevince in the Legislative Council, addressed ...

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  15. WATERSIDE WORKERS.

    ADELAIDE, Tuesday.—The agreement between the Waterside Workers' Association and the Federated Employers of Maritime Labour expired at the end of last ...

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  16. WHEELERS TEMP0RARILY DISCHARGED.

    POWLETT, Tuesday.—An incident which threatened to cause serious trouble occurred in the State mine this morning, when nine wheelers were told by the deputy that their ...

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  17. WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE.

    The Australian Women's National League will hold a demonstration in the Town-hall on May 23, at 8 o'clock in the evening. The Lord Mayor (Colonel Burston) will preside, ...

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  18. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES. BOY PORTER INJURED.

    Frederick Williams, a lad of 16, living in Myrtle-road, East Camberwell, and employed on the East Camberwell station as a junior porter, was knocked down by a ...

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  19. MADAME CALVE.

    Messrs.J.and N. Tait have decided to issue a large number of three shilling tickets for the organ gallery and back seats, so as to give all an opportunity of hearing ...

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  20. GENERAL NEWS.

    On Wednesday evening last a representative gathering of the Past Students' Association took place in the Academy-hall of the Convent of Mercy, Fitzroy. Advantage ...

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  21. EARTH TREMORS.

    ADELAIDE, Tuesday.—The seismograph at the Adelaide Observatory recorded a severe earthquake a little after 4 o'clock on Monday morning. The disturbance took ...

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  22. BIBLE HOUSE FOR VICTORIA.

    The Melbourne auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society has for some time been considering the desirability of securing a property in the city and converting it into a Bible house, or ...

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  23. THEATRES AND ENTERTAINMENTS.

    "The Dollar Princess" enters upon the last nights of its successful career at Her Majesty's Theatre this evening, and the new Comic Opera Company will take their farewell of Melbourne on Friday, ...

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  24. BOY'S SUDDEN DEATH.

    WANGARATTA, Tuesday.—Mr. Thomas J. Byrne, of Moyhu, was bringing a load of wood from his farm on Saturday afternoon, and was accompanied by his two ...

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  25. ACQUITTED OF MURDER.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—The trial of the blacks presented at the Goulburn Circuit Court on a charge of having murdered John Fullerton, at Yass, was concluded to-night, ...

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  26. TROOPER THROWN FROM HORSE.

    MILDURA, Monday.—Police-trooper Lunny met with a serious accident to-day whilst going on duty. His horse bucked before he got both feet in the stirrups, ...

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  27. COLLIERY FILLERS' STRIKE.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—The fillers at the Vale of Clwydd colliery are dissatisfied with the award of the wages board, and have refused to work. All the other mine ...

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  28. GIPPSLAND PROVINCE.

    SALE, Tuesday.—Mr. E. J. Crooke, M.L.C., who was recently injured by a fall at his residence, Holey Plain, is recovering. He is seeking re-election to the ...

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  29. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    ALBURY, Tuesday.—The Land Board to-day dealt with applications for 14 blocks for workmen's homes, ranging in area from 19 lo 36 acres. There were 33 applicants, ...

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  30. WOOD-CUTTING MISHAPS.

    COBDEN, Monday.—John Woods and Charles Matthews both met with accidents while engaged wood-cutting. Woods gashed his foot, necessitating the insertion of 18 ...

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  31. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    Messrs. Victor Leggo and Co. have offered to purchase all the animals in the vicinity which are alleged to have been poisoned by the fumes from their pryrites ...

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  32. WELLINGTON PROVINCE.

    BALLARAT, Tuesday.—It has been decided by the Political Labour League to nominate a pledged Labour candidate in opposition to Mr. F. Brawn for the ...

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  33. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    A signed letter was read before the Port Melbourne Council on Monday evening asking the council to reopen the question of municipal amalgamation, and pointing out that when ...

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  34. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Tuesday.—In connection with the proposal of the State Treasurer (Mr.Kidston) to submit a bill in the next session of Parliament to provide for the ...

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  35. METROPOLITAN MEAT MARKET.

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  36. THE RAILWAYS. TRAIN SERVICE V. TRAM SERVICE.

    The Brighton Council recently made a canvass of houses contiguous to the Brighton[?] St. Kilda electric tramway to ascertain if advantage would be taken of the ...

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  37. CANDIDATE WITHDRAWS.

    WANGARATTA, Tuesday.—Mr. F. C. Vallender, whose intention to contest the election for the representation of the NorthEastern Province in the Legislative Council ...

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  38. THE RAINFALL.

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  39. RAILWAYS FOR DEVELOPMENT.

    Sir,—I notice that a deputation has waited on the Minister of Railways to urge the construction of a Central Gippsland railway. It is questionable, when the ...

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  40. TASMANIAN ELECTION.

    HOBART, Tuesday.—The Legislative Council elections were held to-day in the three constituencies in Hobart, Gordon (West Coast), and South Esk (North-East) ...

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  41. SUBURBAN LINES.

    The Minister for Agriculture and Water Supply (Mr. Graham) said yesterday that he had noticed that efforts were being made to persuade the Railway department ...

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  42. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Tuesday.—In the Criminal Court to-day George Brooks was found not guilty of having made a false declaration with rcgard to the date on which a fire ...

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  43. THE PARRAMATTA.

    PERTH, Tuesday.—The Fremantle Municipal Council has resolved to co-operate with the Australian Natives Association in an agitation to induce the Commonwealth ...

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  44. MITCHAM STATION.

    The Nunawading Shire Council, at its last meeting, at the instance of Councillor Hall, decided to ask the Railway Commissioners to provide a goods platform and shed at the Mitcham station. ...

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  45. LAND AND PROPERTY SALES. BENAMBRA SUBDIVISION.

    Dalgety and Company Limited, Albury, report having made the following additional sales in the above subdivision, viz.:—Block 27, containing 487 acres, block 30, containing 469 acres, and block ...

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  46. WILL MARRY FOR MONEY.

    BALLARAT, Tuesday.—Amongst the letters which continue to come to the old man Luke Phillips, otherwise M'Cormack, there was one to-day from a young woman ...

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  47. NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON,Tuesday.—The dairying season, now drawing to a close, has been exceptionally abundant. The exports up to the sailing of the lonic, on April 21, ...

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  48. GROCER'S SUICIDE.

    HORSHAM, Tuesday.—The body of a man with the top of the head blown off was found about a quarter to 8 o'clock this morning, lying in a quarry in ...

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  49. COUNTRY.

    C. H. Nelson and Co., of 422 Bourke-street, Melbourne, report having made the following land sales during April since the last report:—On account of Mr. John Abbott, of Dandenong, ...

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  50. INSURANCE COALITION.

    Sir,—As one of the few actuaries in Australia independent of any life insurance society or company, I would like to say a few words on the proposed amalgamation.The ...

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  51. RIVER GAUGINGS.

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  52. DESERTED AND DISHEARTENED.

    SYDNEY,Tuesday.—Emma Letson, a married woman, was charged at the Central Police Court to-day with attempted suicide by drinking a solution of match-heads on ...

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  53. BURIALS WITHOUT COFFINS.

    CAIRNS (Q.), Tuesday.—A report has been received from Oaks that typhoid is rampant there. Nurse Anderson is in charge of 22 cases in the school-house, ...

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  54. BORDER RAILWAYS.

    ADELAIDE, Tuesday.—At a meeting of the Royal Commission on Border Railways to-day,it was agreed to meet the Victorian commission in Adelaide on a date ...

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  55. BOXER'S SERIOUS CONDITION.

    HOBART, Tuesday.—Reginald Midwood, ex-champion middleweight boxer of Australia, and lately a professional boxer, is suffering severely from blood-poisoning, ...

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  56. "THE MADHOUSE MYSTERY."

    BALLARAT, Tuesday.—Mabel Elizabeth Mills to-day sued Maurice Murphy for the return of 12 orchestral scores, valued at £10. Complainant's case was that a ...

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  57. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    Two young men named Frederick Douglas, weaver, 18 years of age, and William Stoat, labourer, 20 years of age, were on Tuesday arrested for offences under the Crimes Act, ...

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  58. RESTITUTION.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—In the Full Court this morning,Arthur Eliel Body, who was struck off the solicitors' roll in 1896,applied for reinstatement. The Court granted the ...

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  59. JOSEPH PENNELL'S ETCHINGS.

    Sirk,—I have been much interested in reading the lengthy estimation, pigeon-holing and labelling of myself and my work which seems to have occurred some months ago ...

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  60. GENERAL SESSIONS.

    William Edwards, aged 30, was charged with having on December 24 illegally pawned a clock, the property of A.Macrow and Sons, of Ballarat Mr.Morley prosecuted for the Crown, and the ...

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  61. CHARGE OF BIGAMY.

    SYDNEy,Tuesday.—Henry James Parkes was committed for trial to-day, at the Water Police Court,on a charge of bigamy. He is alleged to have married in 1882, but ...

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  62. Advertising

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  63. CASTLEMAINE.

    Major J. W. B. Field, the officer commanding the 1st Battalion of the 8th Regiment, having passed the necessary examinations, has been promoted to the rank of ...

    Article : 116 words
  64. BOOKMAKERS' POSITION.

    PERTH, Tuesday.—The Acting Premier (Mr.Wilson) states that his feeling, which he judges to be that of his colleagues also, is that the laws which provide for the ...

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  65. Advertising

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  66. HAWTHORN ELECTRIC LIGHTING.

    Sir,—I know nothing "of the proposal of the council to give electric lighting" to our city; nor have I am idea of the steps necessary to carry out such i system; but it ...

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  67. Advertising

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  68. STORM KILLS NATIVES.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—By the steamer Tambo, which arrived at Port Vila on April 24, news was received that the violent hurricane which recently wrought such havoc ...

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  69. MISSING MONEY.

    MIRBOO NORTH, Tuesday.— A young man named E. Porter, working on a farm near the town, drew his money (£15) out of the bank, as he intended going to ...

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  70. STRIKE LEADERS' HEALTH.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—Reports have been made from time to time that the strike leaders now in gaol are in bad health.The Solicitor-General has caused inquiries to ...

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  71. COMPLETE ANSWERS PROMISED.

    SALE, Tuesday.—At the police court this morning Charles E. M'Kie was presented on a charge of having no visible lawful means of support and remanded to ...

    Article : 141 words
  72. Advertising

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  73. Family Notices

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  74. Advertising

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