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  2. CATHOLICS AND EDUCATION.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—The Roman Catholie Conference on Education will be opened at St. Mary's Cathedral tomorrow. The bishops of the diocese and the heads of ...

    Article : 210 words
  3. MOVING PICTURE FANCIES.

    It is estimated that every Saturday night about 15.OOO of the inhabitants of Melbourne amuse themselves by laughing and weeping over "magic shadow-shapes which ...

    Article : 960 words
  4. NEW FEDERAL BUILDING.

    The new Federal building in Gipps-street, East Melbourne, beside the bulding now occupied by the Commonwealth Treasury, will be commenced to-day. It has already ...

    Article : 303 words
  5. CITY COUNCIL.

    Several important subjects were dealt with yesterday afternoon, at the meeting of the City Council, at which the Lord Mayor (Councillor Davey) presided. ...

    Article : 2,211 words
  6. WEALTH FROM THE FARM.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 865 words
  7. NOTES FOR BOYS. SURF-SHOOTING.

    "I have heard of surf-shooting in Sydney," says "W.T.M." (Willamstown), "and, as I an spending some time at Sorrento, would like to know how to practise ...

    Article : 221 words
  8. CONTROL OF MOTOR TRAFFIC. POLICE WITNESS TREATED AS HOSTILE.

    Before Mr. Phipps (chairman), Major Clipperton, and Messrs. Curwen-Walker and M'Kinnon, J.P.'s, at the Prahran Court yesterday, J. Francis, chauffeur, was charged with having driven a ...

    Article : 478 words
  9. THE SURF BOARD.

    The use of surf boards is forbidden in Sydney, but where there are not so many people bating you can do some fine shooting with it. The board—as light as you ...

    Article : 114 words
  10. GENERAL NEWS.

    Complaints by visitor to Healesvill that the streams near the township were becoming polluted has caused the Health department to take action. Dr. Robertson, of the ...

    Article : 601 words
  11. ALLEGED PERJURY.

    At the City Court yesterday James O'Connor, an ex-officer attached to the Criminal Investigation department. Melbourne, was charged, upon the ...

    Article : 617 words
  12. UNDERTOW AND BACKWASH.

    "W.T.M." wishes to know something about undertow and backwash, and how to get out of them. The information may be of interest to many boys, as well as men. ...

    Article : 317 words
  13. BANK NOTE TAX.

    It was stated yesterday by the Federil Treasurer (Mr. Fisher) that the act passed by Parliament providing for a tax of 10 per cent, on all notes issued by banks would ...

    Article : 277 words
  14. NO REAR LIGHTS.

    Juline Ampshell, of William-street, Melbourne, was fined 40/ for having driven a motor-car without a rear light in Toorak-road on the night of January 1. Defendant had a previous conviction against ...

    Article : 80 words
  15. SURFING IN VICTORIA.

    Another letter on this subject comes from "Manly" (Hawthron), who writes:—"I have just returned from a most enjoyable fortnight's holiday at Manly, near Sydney, ...

    Article : 188 words
  16. TOLL TELEPHONE CHARGES.

    Sir,—Can anything be done to combat the extortion to which many of us are now being subjected? Some of the bills now sent in are absolutely ridiculous—my own is a ...

    Article : 284 words
  17. THE NORTHCOTE CUP. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir.—I cannot leave Melbourne without giving the direct denial to your reporter's statement in Saturday's issue, under the above heading, that "Mr. Marks also made ...

    Article : 127 words
  18. LEARNING TO SWIM.

    In reply to inquiries by "Lonely" (Carlton), these is no necessity to employ a teacher in order to learn swimming. I doubt if anyone can get a better or simpler ...

    Article : 228 words
  19. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Whilst sympathising with Mr. Marks in his natural annoyance in losing the chance, as he thought, of winning the first event for the Northcote Cup under ...

    Article : 267 words
  20. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 23 words
  21. WHEAT EXPERIMENTS.

    WAGGA, Monday.—A remarkable demonstration of the adaptability and value of the wheats bred by the late William Farrer (who is Chiefly Known in Connection ...

    Article : 672 words
  22. IN THE OPEN AIR.

    "M.C." (Man-field) says that about eight weeks age a pair of swallows built a nest in the washhouse and laid four eggs. The family waited for the young to be hatched, but none appeared. At about that ...

    Article : 691 words
  23. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir.—Mr. Mark's extraordinary decision in reference to the races for the Northcote-Cup has caused widespread astonishment among vachtsmen and sportsmen generally ...

    Article : 175 words
  24. YACHTING REGATTA.

    Sir.—The unfortunate over the Northcoat Cup is to be deplored, and Mr. Marks's decision to send his vacht back to Sydney is what might ...

    Article : 258 words
  25. A QUESTION-BOX.

    LARGE CANTERPILLAR. The caterpillar [?] by J. C. Druer (Lang Lang) is the larva of a moth, known especially at Zenrera [?]. They may be preserved in a mixture of about 3 ...

    Article : 467 words
  26. A FORGIVING WIFE.

    Two cases in which a women had caused summonses to be issued against her husbend for assauit and desertion were called on at the prahran Court on Monday, but there was no appearance of ...

    Article : 167 words
  27. LAMB EXPORT FAULTS.

    Mr. H. W. Ham, sheep expert, of the Department of Agriculture, is prepared a statement, intended to [?]in why the lambs exported from New Zealand to London commanded letter average ...

    Article : 608 words
  28. Advertising

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    Advertising : 234 words
  29. Advertising

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    Advertising : 23 words
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