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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT ANT DISTRICT.

    Owing to the pole of an electric-car striking the cross wires at the junction of Main and Bridge streets on Saturday, the tram service was suspended for over an hour. ...

    Article : 184 words
  3. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS. SILVER.

    To-day's quotation for bar silver per ounce standard is 24?d., being an advance of ?d. since Wednesday. LONDON, June 5. ...

    Article : 44 words
  4. SOUTH AFRICA. PROGRESS OF UNION.

    The Legislative Council of Cape Colony has adopted the Act of Union of the South African colonies. The president of the Council (Sir J. H. de Villiers) announced ...

    Article : 63 words
  5. GENERAL NEWS.

    The Iron Trades Council will endeavour to have it made a condition of tendering for the municipal electric-light plant at Korumburra that the gas engine required ...

    Article : 1,127 words
  6. AT THE ELEVENTH HOUR.

    BRISBANE, Sunday.—A Maryborough telegram states that the Premier (Mr. Kidston) has replied to the telegram sent by the executive committee of the movement ...

    Article : 351 words
  7. LABOUR ORGANISATION.

    Never has organisation been so vigorously pushed forward by the Labour party in the state as it has been during the last 12 months. With one or two exceptions, ...

    Article : 1,472 words
  8. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 179 words
  9. RAFFLING AT BAZAARS.

    KILMORE, Sunday.—The committee of the Kilmore Agricultural and Pastoral Society is organising a bazaar in aid of its funds, and the question was raised whether ...

    Article : 147 words
  10. MINING SHARES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 82 words
  11. CONSIDERABLE EXTENSIONS.

    Important proposals for the development of the Transvaal and the Orange River Colony by means of additional railways have been determined upon by the ...

    Article : 100 words
  12. POTATO SCAB.

    GORDON. Saturday. — Some of the farmers of Dunnstown have asked for inquiry to be held by the Department of Agriculture into the subject of potato scab ...

    Article : 141 words
  13. THE WEATHER. OFFICIAL REPORT.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 642 words
  14. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    The Mining Managers' Association is protesting against the adoption of the code of mining signals drawn up by the Mines department, and is secking the ...

    Article : 386 words
  15. NEW ZEALAND TRUST AND LOAN COMPANY.

    The accounts of the New Zealand Trust and Loan Company Limited for the year ended December 31, 1908, show a credit balance of £22,010. A dividend at the rate ...

    Article : 53 words
  16. LONDON ONE BOROUGH.

    The London Elections Bill, which was introduced in the House of Commons on April 19 by Mr. Lewis Harcourt, First Commissioner of Works, was before the House ...

    Article : 223 words
  17. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COMPANY.

    The report for the year ended December 31, 1908, of the South Australian Company, shows a balance of £48,747 at credit of profit and loss. A dividend of 30/. per share ...

    Article : 106 words
  18. HEAVY SICK-PAY.

    MALDON, Saturday. — At the last half-yearly meeting of the local Loyal Maldon Lodge (Manchester Unity), a statement was presented showing that 22 ...

    Article : 66 words
  19. ARBOR DAY.

    ST. ARNAUD, Saturday.—Arbor Day was enthusiastically celebrated at the St. Arnaud state school yesterday. The departmental programme was carried out in ...

    Article : 63 words
  20. DIED IN DENTIST'S CHAIR.

    KALGOORLIE, Sunday. — The death under chloroform of a married woman named Elizabeth Christina Hannan occurred at Mr. W. Boxall's dental surgery ...

    Article : 107 words
  21. A NEW COMPANY.

    The Australian Fibre Company, to work a fibrous deposit at Mundoora, in South Australia, has been registered with a capital of £100,000. ...

    Article : 29 words
  22. ANGLERS' GOOD SPORT.

    SALE, Sunday.—Large catches of fish have been taken from the Avon River at Clydebank lately. To-day Messrs. W. Gibbs, R. Elston, and D. Dewar took 1,260 ...

    Article : 1,184 words
  23. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS FROZEN MEAT.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 548 words
  24. BROKEN HILL STRIKE. ENGAGING MINERS.

    BROKEN HILL, Saturday.—Another 21 men were engaged to-day for work on the Proprietary mine, which now has 300 men on duty besides the officials and staff. ...

    Article : 157 words
  25. EIGHT HOURS IN MINES.

    At an international conference of miners now being held at Berlin, a resolution was agreed to congratulating the British miners on having secured the law limiting the ...

    Article : 126 words
  26. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    The auctioneers and estate agents of Geelong met on Saturday, and unanimously decided to support the proposed bill to be introduced to Parliament for the licensing ...

    Article : 109 words
  27. CASTLEMAINE.

    Mr. William Dunstan, of Wesley Hill, died on Saturday morning, at the age of 74 years. He was a digger in the early days, and afterwards started a coach factory. He ...

    Article : 194 words
  28. AID FOR THE MEN.

    BERRINGA, Saturday.—Amongst the correspondence read at last night's meeting of the Berringa branch A.M.A. was a letter from the secretary of the Broken Hill ...

    Article : 128 words
  29. WORLD'S BEEF SUPPLY. AMERICAN TRUST'S TENTACLES.

    The "Daily Mail" publishes an interesting statement from its New York correspondent concerning the operations of the beef trust, which has been formed at Chicago ...

    Article : 294 words
  30. THE RAINFALL.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 381 words
  31. GANGER'S LAST MESSAGE.

    MOUNT GAMBIER, Saturday.— Ganger Moore, who had been employed moving some furniture at the 98-mile camp, near Cook's Plains, in the south-east, died ...

    Article : 61 words
  32. HAMILTON.

    The Kowr[?] Shire Council having deeidcd to co-operate with the Dundas and Arapiles councils the building of a bridge over the Glenelg River, at Cherrypool, on ...

    Article : 271 words
  33. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    BROKEN HILL, Saturday.—The warrant issued for the arrest of A. Woollett, of the Telegraphic department, for alleged misappropriation has not yet been ...

    Article : 60 words
  34. HEALTH PROCLAMATIONS. INDIGNANT COUNCILLORS.

    PORTLAND, Friday.—The methods of the Public Health department were commented upon at the last ordinary meeting of the Portland Borough Council. At the ...

    Article : 227 words
  35. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Sunday.—A brave act was recognised on Friday, when Mr. Andrews, inspector-general of schools, presented a youth named George Brennan with a ...

    Article : 162 words
  36. PRIVATE ADVICES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 60 words
  37. PRIVATE ADVICES.

    The following private advices have been received:— By Dalgety and Company Limited, dated June 4: —"Leather.—At the auction sales to-day the ...

    Article : 51 words
  38. AUSTRALIA CONSIDERED SAFE.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—With reference to a recent cable message as to meat trusts, Mr. Alban Gee, manager of the Sydney Meat-preserving Company, said that it was a ...

    Article : 201 words
  39. A.N.A. ELECTIONS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 604 words
  40. NORTH-WESTERN LAKES.

    KERANG, Saturday.—Up to the present landholders adjoining the chain of lakes to the north-west of Kerang have been allowed to construct channels for irrigation ...

    Article : 351 words
  41. RIVER GAUGINGS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 197 words
  42. THE RAILWAYS. TRAIN DELAYS.

    Owing to the failure of the engine of a goods train, the "down" Adelaide express on Friday was detained for 50 minutes at Burrumbeet. The train from Bairnsdale ...

    Article : 58 words
  43. LAW NOTICES.—This Day.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 56 words
  44. MEAT INSPECTION.

    KILMORE, Sunday.—At the May meeting of the Kilmore Shire Council an application was made by the proprietors of one of the bacon factories in the town to have ...

    Article : 268 words
  45. TRUCKING CATTLE.

    PAKENHAM, Sunday.—Complaints are continually being made that the Railway department refuses to allow stock to be trucked by the train leaving here for Melbourne at 7.30 a.m., ...

    Article : 84 words
  46. LIVER TROUBLES.

    Bile Beans End Seven Years' Suffering. The royal road to success and happiness lies in keeping your liver healthy, for you cannot be happy with a sluggish liver, nor ...

    Article : 310 words
  47. THE SHIPPING TRADE.

    A meeting of shipowners has been held in London, attended by delegates from Scandinavia, Russia Trance, Belgium, and Holland. It was decided to inaugurate a ...

    Article : 49 words
  48. MARNOO LINE.

    ST. ARNAUD, Saturday.—In connection with the official opening of the Rupanyup-Marnoo railway on June 15, the special train conveying the Parliamentary party will leave Melbourne at 10 ...

    Article : 125 words
  49. CHINESE IMMIGRANTS.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—Application was made in Chambers yesterday, before Mr. Justice Pring, to make absolute the rule nisi by which Captain M'Arthur, of the ...

    Article : 141 words
  50. WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE.

    WANGARRATTA, Friday.—The local bran[?] of the Australian Women's National League held a successful public meeting on Monday night. The mayor (Councillor A. Pinkerton) presided, and the ...

    Article : 193 words
  51. CANADIAN PACIFIC.

    The Montreal "Herald" publishes particular of an extensive scheme of improvements which the Canadian Pacific Railway Company has determined upon. ...

    Article : 88 words
  52. WHALE IN PORTLAND BAY.

    PORTLAND, Sunday.—A large whale was in the bay this afternoon, and disported for some time near the piers. ...

    Article : 24 words
  53. CHARITABLE APPEALS.

    In response to Mr. J. W. Cook's appeal for the injured cabman, we have received 2/6 from "The Cyclist." Mr. J. P. JONES, the Easy-payment Tailor, ...

    Article : 52 words
  54. UNSUSTAINED CHARGE.

    SHEPPARTON, Sunday.—On May 14, a young man named William M'Lean effected his escape from the Shepparton gaol, and he has not yet been rearrested. The ...

    Article : 100 words
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