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  2. Parliament of South Australia.

    In the Assembly this evening, the Treasurer moved his taxation resolutions—1. That the incidence of taxation be readjusted on a more equitable basis. 2. That the following duties ...

    Article : 373 words
  3. West Maitland Borough Council.

    The usual fortnightly meeting of the West Maitland Borough Council was held in the Council Chamber, High-street, on Friday evening. There were present—The Mayor ...

    Article : 836 words
  4. The Fear of a Dry Season.

    It will be seen from the following, which we extract from the Melbourne Australasian of Oct. 1, that there is a very general fear of a dry season in great part of Victoria. The ...

    Article : 1,260 words
  5. A Man in a Millinery Store.

    She had mildly hinted that she didn't care to go to church again until she had her summer bonnet, but at the mention of bonnet he turned round and belched out ...

    Article : 812 words
  6. An Extraordinary Case.

    Mr. Candler held an inquest at the Court-house, Healesville, Victoria, on Thursday, on the body of Thomas Kenny, aged 13 years, son of a selector at Long Gully, who died ...

    Article : 651 words
  7. A Lothario in High Life.

    The London Truth tells this story about the young [?]arl of Sh[?]ewsbury who eloped with Mrs. Mundy recently. The fair but frail lady retired to the custody of her brother. The latter had openly ...

    Article : 326 words
  8. A Balloon Visit to the Comet.

    At the meeting of the Balloon Society of Great Britain, held at the Royal Aquarium the other evening, Mr. Le Fevre, president of the society, read a lecture by Mr. Wilfred de Fonveille, vice-president of ...

    Article : 580 words
  9. Interment of a Coffin without a Body.

    A scandal has arisen in Hobart, of which the following are the particulars:—On the 5th instant the Mercury informed the public that a coffin without a body in it had, a few ...

    Article : 719 words
  10. Smallpox in Sydney.

    The official report of the board of Health for yesterday is as follows:—"The undermentioned patients were visited by the Government medical staff on the 28th instant, ...

    Article : 457 words
  11. The Difficulty which Besets a New Tichborne Claimant.

    The Standard says:—Unhappily, there is a preliminary dsfficulty of a legal character in the new Claimant's way which will, we fear, prove fatal to him. He may institute any number of suits, he may ...

    Article : 393 words
  12. A Bald-headed man Buying Drugs.

    There are two mad men in Milwaukee. One is a bald-headed man and the other is a druggist. The bald man told a doctor that his hair was falling out, and asked him if he ...

    Article : 344 words
  13. The French African Conquests.

    Although the relations between France and the Porte are said to have greatly improved since Lord Dufferin went to Constantinople, there is still plenty of room for disagreement, and the condition of things ...

    Article : 284 words
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