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  2. VICTORIA.

    Business has been delayed this week in the Assembly by obstruction of a senseless kind. There has been talking against time each sitting day. and if any one asks what is the meaning of ...

    Article : 1,957 words
  3. GOSSIP ABOUT CHILDREN'S BOOKS.

    We are quite sure that a hundred yean ago, when Mr. Thomas Day was putting the finishing touches to the first part of "Sandford and Merton," be would have been very much ...

    Article : 4,401 words
  4. MISS PARNELL'S DEFIANCE.

    Our English telegrams report that the Ladies' Land League, under the presidency of Miss Parnell, has been formally proclaimed an illegal organization, and that steps will be taken at ...

    Article : 626 words
  5. PROVINCIAL TELEGRAMS.

    A successful trial was made this morning of Mr. A. A. Bobertson's new patent concave threshing-plate, which is fixed to his strippers under the beaters, and which can be raised of ...

    Article : 170 words
  6. THE NEW CUSTOMS TARIFF.

    Sir—Like all true British-born subjects when we have a grievance we fly for protection to that great British institution, "The Press," for assistance. Independently of many others ...

    Article : 445 words
  7. WOODVILLE DISTRICT COUNCIL.

    A meeting of ratepayers, convened by the Chairman of the District Council, was held at the Woodville Institute Hall on Wednesday evening, December 21, to consider the subject of ...

    Article : 1,335 words
  8. WATERVALE, December 21.

    The first load of this sesson's wheat was taken in at the mill to-day. It came from Manoora, and is an excellent sample. The farmers in this district are just ...

    Article : 45 words
  9. LAURA, December 21.

    An entertainment was given last night at the Laura Institute by local amateurs in aid of the finds of the Laura Cricket Club. "Our Boys" was played, in which the various performers ...

    Article : 51 words
  10. PENOLA, December 21.

    At the Local Court to-day a breach of promise case. Hales v. Fennel, for £250, was heard before Mr.G.B Scott, S. M., and a bench of Magistrates. Elizabeth Hales deposed that on January ...

    Article : 398 words
  11. RIVER DISTRICT NEWS.

    Our Wentworth correspondent, under date December 19, writes.—The Darling here is now at a standstill, at 8 ft. 10 in. above summer level. Owing to the recent rise in the Upper Darling ...

    Article : 781 words
  12. THE FRENCH IN THE PACIFIC.

    Sir—Thinks for your able article on the tactics of the French in the isles of the Pacific. One point in the case, however, seems to have escaped your notice, and that is the fact of ...

    Article : 653 words
  13. COMMERCIAL MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY.

    The half-yearly meeting of the above-named Company was held in the Company's office, Universal Buildings, on Wednesday, December 21, and largely attended. Mr. W. Hill ...

    Article : 623 words
  14. KAPUNDA, December 21.

    The Philharmonic Society gave their fourth and concluding concert of the season under the leadership of Mr. T. D. Nook in the Institute Hall this evening. The first part of the concert ...

    Article : 62 words
  15. MOUNT GAMBIER, December 21.

    The Institute Exhibition closed to-day with a Flower Show and promenade concert in the hall. There was an excellent show of flowers, and a large attendance at the concert. Mr. ...

    Article : 116 words
  16. JAMESTOWN, December 21.

    A banquet to the late Mayor, Dr. Cockburn, took place at the Institute Hall last night Between thirty and forty persons were perfect. His Worship the Mayor occupied the chair, and ...

    Article : 187 words
  17. THE LAND IN TELOWIE AND BAROOTA.

    Sir—Will you allow me a small space in your columns? I see "Merchant" is making use of my name as having agreed to pay £6 6s. Per acre for my land in Baroots. It has always ...

    Article : 726 words
  18. DEPUTATION.

    A deputation, consisting of the leading wheat merchants in Fort Germein, waited on the Commissioner of Public Works on Wednesday, December 31, and asked that a line of rails and ...

    Article : 496 words
  19. FARMING IN THE NORTH.

    Sir—A considerable amount of correspondence has appeared in your columns of late on the above subject. That it is not a profitable undertaking at present cannot be disputed. ...

    Article : 425 words
  20. MILANG, December 21.

    An inquest was held by Mr. A. H. Landseer, M.P., J.P., it the Pier Hotel, this evening, on the body of Sarah Leaver, who was found drowned in Lake Alexandria. Mr. Albert was ...

    Article : 204 words
  21. SPORTING.

    The attention of racing men is called to the sale of Mr. R. T. Moore's racehorses at Formby and Boste's Bazaar to-day. There are thirteen horses catalogued, and the sale is to begin at ...

    Article : 37 words
  22. Advertising

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  23. WINNINOWIE, December 19.

    Harvest work generally in this district is about completed, and there appears but little to cheer or encourage so far as returns go. Some have but very little, and some have less, and some have none at all. Last ...

    Article : 194 words
  24. LOCAL BOARDS OF HEALTH.

    Present—Messrs. John Williams, jun. (Chairman), David Davies, J.P, Jesse Canning, Richard J. Hart, and John Le Corn (Secretary). The Inspector reported having served a notice ...

    Article : 81 words
  25. Advertising

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