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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    Mr. C. W. Burge, who has been assistant stationmaster ni Bendigo for the past three years, will leave on May 18 to take charge at Stawell. He will be succeeded at ...

    Article : 84 words
  3. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 224 words
  4. THE WEATHER. OFFICIAL FORECAST.

    {No abstract available} [ILLUSTRATED]

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 984 words
  5. STATE ELECTIONS. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    Mr. William Cain has decided not to offer himself as a candidate for the Melbourne Province for the Legislative Council. ...

    Article : 29 words
  6. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES. CARTRIDGES IN THE FIRE.

    George Young, 11 years of age, was playing with some other boys on a vacant plot of land in South Melbourne yesterday. A heap of paper was being burnt, and one of ...

    Article : 123 words
  7. DUTY OF THE WEALTHY.

    ST. ARNAUD, Monday.—Hospital Sunday was celebrated at St. Arnaud yesterday. The showery weather militated against the attendance, but the collection amounted to ...

    Article : 316 words
  8. LAND FOR SETTLERS. THE CORNELLA ESTATE.

    Formalities in connection with the purchase by the State of the Cornella Estate, in the Rochester district—which was announced in "The Argus" last week—were ...

    Article : 192 words
  9. THE COAL TOWN. LINE TO POWLETT.

    The 6.30 a.m. train to Port Albert steamed out of Flinders-street station yesterday morning, with an added responsibility. It had to connect at Nyora with ...

    Article : 108 words
  10. TO-NIGHT'S MEETINGS.

    Mr. J. P. JONES, at 8 o'clock, at the fitzroy town-hall. Councillor W. A. ADAMSON, at 8 o'clock, at Brighton town-hall. ...

    Article : 25 words
  11. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    A special sub-committee of the Geelong Race Club on Monday decided to apply to the V.R.C. for the allotment of four Satur days on which to hold race meetings in ...

    Article : 43 words
  12. GENERAL NEWS.

    Messrs. King, Sons, and Ballantine, of Bourke-street, have sold, on behalf of Mr. James Symington, of Berringa-park, Huoulane, 72 extra prime fat bullocks at the ...

    Article : 754 words
  13. THROWN OUT OF A CART.

    Robert Maconochie, employed by Mr. John O'Connor, of Rockbank, was driving along the Ballarat road, Deer-park, at about 6 o'clock on Saturday evening, when a motor ...

    Article : 125 words
  14. FEDERATION WHEAT.

    ST. ARNAUD, Monday.—In connection with the discussion as to the qualities of Federation wheat. Mr. George Templeman, manager of Malcolm and Co.'s flour ...

    Article : 111 words
  15. HOTEL FOR POWLETT.

    POWLETT, Monday.—Mr. M. Hannah, M.L.A., visited the State coal mine on Saturday last, and on Sunday addressed a large open-air meeting of miners. Mr. F. ...

    Article : 402 words
  16. NEW SOUTH WALES. GREAT COBAR DISPUTE

    SYDNEY, Monday. — The ballot in connection with the industrial dispute at the Great Cobar mine has resulted in a four to one majority in favour of accepting the ...

    Article : 129 words
  17. KlLMANY-PARK ESTATE.

    SALE, Monday.—A meeting was held at the Rialto, at Sale, on Saturday to discuss the prospects of aequiring part or all of the Kibnany-paik Estate for closer ...

    Article : 197 words
  18. DECENTRALISATION.

    SALE. Saturday.—At last night's meeting of the Sale branch of the Australian Natives' Association a resolution was passed expressing accord with the movement for ...

    Article : 1,316 words
  19. DURNT BY PETROL.

    Charles O'Neill, 24 years of age, living in Drummond-street, Carlton, and night watchman at the Shields' Motor Company in Flinders-street, was brought last night to ...

    Article : 60 words
  20. THE BARRIER.

    BROKEN HILL, Monday. — The Broken Hill investigation into the South African fracteur question has not yet been completed, the whole matter having now been ...

    Article : 112 words
  21. KICKED AND STABBED.

    John Olsen, a resident of Evanvs-street, Port Melbourne, was stabbed and brutally assaulted on Saturday night. It appears from a statement by Mr. Olsen. ...

    Article : 238 words
  22. MADAME CALVE.

    The death of the King had caused the postponement of Madame Calve's farewell concert from Saturday to last night, and its shadow was upon the crowded assembly ...

    Article : 946 words
  23. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ESTATE.

    MOUNT GAMBIER (S.A.), Monday.— The Land Board and the surveyor-general having reported favourably as to the suitability of the land for closer settlement, the ...

    Article : 64 words
  24. QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Monday.—With reference to the effort being made to have the Vanconver mail route altered to include Auckland, New Zealand, as a port of call instead of ...

    Article : 169 words
  25. IRRIGATION RATES.

    The new compulsory irrigation charge is to be enforced on July 1. Under the Water Act, passed last year, the whole system of supply for irrigation ...

    Article : 267 words
  26. RUN OVER BY WAGGON.

    Last evening two empty timber-waggons drawn by one horse, were proceeding alone Bay-street, Port Melbourne, when a child named John Bryne, seven years old,who had ...

    Article : 85 words
  27. MR. M'BRIDE'S PROPHECY.

    ST. ARNAUD, Monday.—Speaking at a function on Sunday, the Minister of Mines (Mr. M'Bride) said that by next November he hoped to see at Powlett a town of ...

    Article : 36 words
  28. DEATH FROM TETANUS.

    ALBURY, Monday.—William Williams, 40 years of age, was admitted to the Albury Hospital suffering from the effects of injuries to his thumb, sustained whilst ...

    Article : 61 words
  29. THE RAILWAYS. PRESTON LINE.

    Representations hare been made by the Ratepayers' Association conference to Mr. Membrey, M.L.A., in regurd lo the second class carriages on the Northcote and ...

    Article : 70 words
  30. SOUTH AUSTRALIA. EXHIBITION OF ARTS.

    ADELAIDE, Monday—The exhibition of arts and industries of South Australia, promoted by the Chamber of Manufactures, and opened on March 24, was closed on ...

    Article : 54 words
  31. CRUSHED BY A WHEEL.

    WAGGA, Sunday. — While William Hulme and another man were lifting a wheel weighing half a ton on to a bullock waggon, the wheel slipped and fell across ...

    Article : 63 words
  32. A FATAL FALL.

    ADELAIDE, Monday.— Late on Sunday night the Semaphore police were informed that Frederick James Gale, a single man, residing with his parents at ...

    Article : 107 words
  33. CONSTRUCTION WORK.

    With the completion of the emergency line to Powlett, the railway construction branch "has been enabled, to decentralise their ' energies on other lines of not such ...

    Article : 173 words
  34. A PRECARIOUS HOLD.

    WARRNAMBOOL, Monday.—This afternoon two boys named A. and F. Bennett were on a narrow bridge spanning the Hopkins River road when a train due at ...

    Article : 171 words
  35. TROOPER THROWN AND KILLED.

    MIEDURA, Sunday.—The accident which occurred to Trooper Lunny on Monday last, when he was thrown from a horse, terminated fatally. Lunny, when ...

    Article : 69 words
  36. MINER FATALLY CRUSHED.

    BROKEN HILL, Saturday.— George Thomas Green, a miner, aged 52 years, married, was killed to-day at the Junction North mine by a fall of earth at No. 11 ...

    Article : 62 words
  37. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Monday.—Louey Say, a Chinese gardener, was arrested this evening on a charge of having discharged firearms with intent to do ...

    Article : 66 words
  38. AUSTRALIAN RAIN RECORDS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 435 words
  39. DRAGGED UNDER A WHEEL.

    MYRNIONG. Monday.—Mr. John O'Connors bad his left leg badly crushed through being run over by a spring-dray. He endeavoured to eatch the reins of a bolting ...

    Article : 41 words
  40. EXHIBITION BILLIARDS.

    Under the auspicea of the Amateur Billiard Association of Victoria two exhibition games of 500 up were played at Alcock's Rooms last night between Roberts and A. H. Tricks, the amateur ...

    Article : 488 words
  41. NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON, Monday.—The Products Export Circular," issued for April by the Commerce department, shows a total value of £2,213,269—an increase of over ...

    Article : 66 words
  42. GERMAN SAILORS PUMMELLED

    SYDNEY, Monday.—Late on Saturday night a party of German sailors came ashore from some vessel in the harbour dressed in quaint attire and wearing exaggerated ...

    Article : 172 words
  43. THE CAULFIELD CRAWL.

    A few weeks ago complaint was made in "The Argus" that the late race trains to Cuulfield were often l8 minutes doing the journey, and consequently arrived too late ...

    Article : 106 words
  44. DEATH FROM BURNS.

    PYRAMID HILL, Monday.—A magisterial inquiry was held by Mr. John M'Kay, J.P., into the cause of the death of George Millar, who was found dead in his house at ...

    Article : 55 words
  45. STRIKE ON SPORTS GROUND.

    BRISBANE, Monday.—There was trouble with bookmakers at the first Eight Hours demonstration at Bundaberg to-day. The bookmakers' fees had been fixed at ...

    Article : 154 words
  46. RICH WASH AT POSEIDON.

    TARNAGULLA, Monday.—Rich patches are still met with occasionally at the Poscidon field. The Poscidon United party last week had a yield of 46oz. from two ...

    Article : 79 words
  47. THE LICENSING ACT. AN APPRECIATED LICENSE.

    INGLEW00D, Friday.—Surprise has been caused at the action taken in calling upon the owner and licensee of the Lodden-bridge Hotel, at Bridgewater, to appear before the Licensing Reduction ...

    Article : 92 words
  48. LATH SHIPPING NEWS. NEW ZEALAND.

    KAIPARA.—Suiled.—May 9—Josenh Craig, for Melbourne. ...

    Article : 13 words
  49. FROZEN MEAT.

    Over 30,000 carcases or frozen mutton and lamb will be taken by the steamers Mooltan and Peshawar this week from the Government and private cool stores. ...

    Article : 134 words
  50. SHIPPING NOTES.

    the Norwegian bargue Skjold arrived off williamstown last night from dranuman, Norway. with a cargo of timber. She experienced an uneventful voyage. ...

    Article : 57 words
  51. PASSENGERS DISAPPEAR.

    During the voyage from London of the Royal Mail Orient liner Ophir, which arrived at Port Melbourne yesterday, two third-class passengers disappeared at ...

    Article : 142 words
  52. LICENSES TRANSFERRED.

    CASTLEMAINE, Saturday.—The following transfers were granted at the police court on friday morning:—Standard Hotel to Edward Bennetts; Haymarket Hotel, to Loltie Dunlop; Grand Hotel, ...

    Article : 44 words
  53. PIONEER CHILDREN.

    The Education on department and the Closer Settlement Board have adopted an agreement by which the latter will, wherever possible, reserve five acres of land for ...

    Article : 71 words
  54. COUNTRY PROSECUTIONS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 66 words
  55. WHEAT AREAS BENEFIT.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 30 words
  56. PRIVATE ADVICES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 103 words
  57. Advertising

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    Advertising : 260 words
  58. A BILLIARD RECORD.

    In connection with the match ot 18,000 up between Roberts and Campbell, that was abandoned on account of the King's death, it may bo pointed out that the 22 sessions played occupied 33 hours. ...

    Article : 61 words
  59. BOXING.

    The boxing event at the Cyclorama last night was a 20-round contest between Frank Thorn and Arthur Douglas, the tough little South African feather-weight. Both men were as hard as training ...

    Article : 285 words
  60. AN ECONOMIC LIGHT.

    QUEENSCLIFF, Monday.—A patent sun valve was last week installed on the Annalus, or Pope's Eye Fort light, by the gas engineer employed by the Ports and ...

    Article : 81 words
  61. UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 164 words
  62. WEISS V. SMITH.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 51 words
  63. TURBINE FIRE ENGINE.

    PERTH, Monday.—Mr. Lapsley, the chief officer of the fire brigade, has introduced the turbine fire-engine, consisting of a large motor-car, attached to which is ...

    Article : 151 words
  64. RIVER GAUGINGS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 112 words
  65. FARMERS' LEAGUE.

    During the past week Mr. A. B. Harrison has been engaged in organisation work in St. Arnaud, Swanwater, Cope Cope, and Carapooee, and Mr. H. Menzies at ...

    Article : 97 words
  66. GREEN ROOM CLUB MATINEE.

    A strong programme is offered for the public's entertainment, at 2 o'clock to-day, at the King's Theatre, for the Green Room Club matinee. The items will consist of ...

    Article : 81 words
  67. Advertising

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    Advertising : 102 words
  68. UNSTAMPED WEIGHTS.

    John Scott, fruiterer and greengrocer, Christmas-street, Northcote, was charged at the police court yesterday, before Dr. Cole, P.M., and Mr. J. Brown, J.P., with having unstamped weights in ...

    Article : 82 words
  69. Advertising

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    Advertising : 69 words
  70. Advertising

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    Advertising : 65 words
  71. Advertising

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    Advertising : 70 words
  72. Advertising

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    Advertising : 59 words
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