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  2. NEW BOOKS, &c. GENERAL LITERATURE.

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  3. FICTION OF THE DAY.

    To Australians a special interest attaches to Mrs. Humphry Ward's new book, "Canadian Born" (London: Macmillan).For it records the impressions made upon a ...

    Article : 1,418 words
  4. NATURE NOTES AND QUERIES.

    J.H.(Campbell's Forest) writes:—"Referring to the note by 'Sunduryite' about wounded wild duck hiding themselves, I have wounded many wild duck in swamps ...

    Article : 1,757 words
  5. QUESTIONS OF THE HOUR. A POPULAR SYMPOSIUM.

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  6. PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY.

    Although it had sat till nearly midnight on Wednesday the Presbyterian State Assembly continued its sessions at 10 o'clock yesterday morning. The Modernator (Rev. ...

    Article : 1,165 words
  7. LABOUR NEWS. BOOT TRADE DISPUTE.

    Keen disappointment is felt by members of the Boot Trade Employees' Federation at the delay in having the award of Mr. Justice Higgins in the Commonwealth ...

    Article : 199 words
  8. THE GRAND OLD FLAG.

    Sir,—Having come down for a few hours respite from the dizzy heights of the flagpole on the dome of the Law Courts, where I have been flapping, during the hours ...

    Article : 374 words
  9. A NEW PROVINCE.

    Sir,—In "The Argus" to-day I read with much interest under the above heading the report of the goldfields' warden of the "splendid pastoral country" near Tanami, ...

    Article : 235 words
  10. HAY AND CORN TRADE.

    It was reported by the secretary of the Hay, Chaff, Wood, and Coal Employees' Union (Mr. I. Johnston), at the meeting on Wednesday evening, that at the last ...

    Article : 281 words
  11. FAIR DAY'S PAY.

    Messrs. Solly and M'Kissock, M.L.A.'s, yesterday presented to the Minister for Public Works (Mr. Baillieu) a petition from the men employed by the State at the ...

    Article : 327 words
  12. OATHS IN COURTS OF LAW.

    Sir,—In "The Argus" to-day you report an incident in the Criminal Court yesterday where a witness refused to be sworn because she professed to have no religious ...

    Article : 336 words
  13. WARANGA CHANNEL.

    Sir.—Farmers and graziers in the yallook and Tandara districts are not a little disgusted with the price the Government is offering for the ground taken to construct ...

    Article : 156 words
  14. LABOUR IN SOUTH AFRICA.

    Some time ago a communication was received by the Plasters' Union from the Johannesburg Union intimating that work was particularly scarce in that centre. Since ...

    Article : 85 words
  15. WAR AND NATIONAL STRATEGY.

    Viscount Esher has published, under the title "To-day and To-morrow and Other Essays," a collection of articles contributed by him to various periodicals. (London: ...

    Article : 2,586 words
  16. MINERS LEAVING BENDIGO.

    BENDIGO, Thursday.—A dozen fullypaid men left an Eaglehawk mine on Saturday without notice, and put the management in an awkward predicament. Within ...

    Article : 111 words
  17. WOODWORKERS' UNION.

    Further consideration of the relationship of the Sawmill and Timber Yard Employees' Association to the Trades-hall Council was given at the meeting of the ...

    Article : 837 words
  18. "ELZEVIR" AND IRONY.

    Sir.—"Elzevir" in "Books and Men" on Saturday last, ventures to dogmatically assert that women do not understand irony. How does "Elzevir" know? or is he only ...

    Article : 243 words
  19. PUBLIC HOLIDAYS.

    Sir,—The Premier's remarks on public holidays are seasonable, and I hope they will lead to some senbible curtailment of the many serious business interruptions that ...

    Article : 313 words
  20. COAL STAGE RATES.

    GEELONG Thursday.—The work of the locomotive coal stage at the railway station is carried out by contract. A complaint that the work is done in two shifts of 13 ...

    Article : 88 words
  21. PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRA.

    The Victorian Professional Orchestra, which has been recently organised "for the study and production of the works of the great masters, for the encouragement of a ...

    Article : 960 words
  22. YOUTH AND POLITICS.

    Sir.—The want of a Political and Economical School for young men in Melbourne is still prevalent, and it is hoped that before long an association of young ...

    Article : 644 words
  23. THE SLUMS.

    Sir,—Permit me, as a social reformer, to add my word of appreciation to those you have already had for your splendid articles on the slums of Melbourne, and to say that ...

    Article : 564 words
  24. BRUTAL TREATMENT.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—Isabella Wylie, who sought for a divorce from Alfred Adam Wylie, had a pitiful tale to unfold to Mr. Justice Gordon in the Divorce Court ...

    Article : 270 words
  25. "SCIENTIFIC METHOD."

    "Scientific Method" was the subject of the second of a series of lectures which was delivered by professor Osborne, at the weekly midday meetings inaugurated at ...

    Article : 421 words
  26. UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE.

    Professor Franklin Peterson chairman of the examination board, in his report on these examinations, writes:— "The work shows general improvement, and it ...

    Article : 366 words
  27. STATE SCHOLARSHIPS.

    Sir,—I think everyone who has the welfine of our State school system at heart should strenuously oppose the proposal affirmed by resolution of the Catholic ...

    Article : 397 words
  28. HIS TOE IN HIS POCKET.

    WANGARATTA, Thursday. —A young man named Richard Fitzgerald was driving a plough yesterday at Boorhamon, when he accidentally placed his right in front of the ...

    Article : 143 words
  29. PRINTING TRADE.

    ADELAIDE, Thursday.—The Typographical Society is at present moving in the direction of securing higher wages for nearly all those connected with the ...

    Article : 164 words
  30. IRISH-AUSTRALIAN REGIMENT.

    A meeting called for the purpose of gaining, recruits to the proposed lrish-Australian Regiment was held last night, at the schoolhall of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, ...

    Article : 65 words
  31. FIEE CATCH OF SCHNAPPER.

    QUEENSSCLIFF, Thursday.—An exceptionally fine catch of sehnapper, considering the season of the year, was obtained yesterday by four boats'crews. ...

    Article : 75 words
  32. STRIKE AT SEAHAM.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—A strike of miners has taken place at the South Seaham Colliery, in the Newcastle district, as a result of a dispute as to the payment to be made ...

    Article : 200 words
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