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  2. CHANGED MELBOURNE.

    The present generation cannot realise the growth of Melbourne, and even to the idlers the changes have been so gradual that it is only when an old picture comes ...

    Article : 216 words
  3. BOURKE STREET, OLD AND NEW.

    Contrasts betwaen "old" and "now" Bourke street show changes hardly less remarkable than the growth of Collins street during the last half-century. On the left is a view from the offices of Cobb and Co. in the early "sixties," while the companion picture is the thoroughfare of to-day from the same spot, where Sutton's Music Warohouse new stands. The site of the hotel on the extreme left is now occupied by the Melba Picture Theatre. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 80 words
  4. NOTES FOR BOYS.

    Mr. E. A..Goss (Camberwell), whose name is well known in connection with district cricket, confirms the impression in a recent note, that coast fishing has, to the diappointment of ...

    Article : 624 words
  5. KELLY GANG AT EUROA.

    Mr. W. McCauley, who is living at Nanneella, near Rochester, is able, despite his age of 77 years, to recount some of his exciting experiences of the "sticking up" by ...

    Article : 1,241 words
  6. TAXATION PROBLEM.

    "This matter is of as much interest to the country as a man's funeral is to himself," said Mr. Latham, K.C., before the Full Court of the High Court yesterday. ...

    Article : 430 words
  7. PARLIAMENTARY RELIC.

    One of the interesting curios in the Federal Parliamentary Library is a casket containing the "Freedom of the City of London," presented to Mr. Alfred Deakin when he was Prime Minister, and by him given to the citizens of the Commonwealth. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 43 words
  8. LIFE-SAVING EXAMINATION.

    An examination for the Royal life-saving diploma, the highest award of its kind, was held yesterday at the Richmond Baths. Mr. J. A. Rice, who "sat" for the examination, is shown demonstrating life-saving methods and undress while in the water. On the right is Mrs. Lewis, a holder of the diploma, who gave an exhibition of swimming. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 61 words
  9. GENERAL TOPICS.

    That name might very well be applied to the old "catch" mentioned lately, which has been cropping up for many a year:- "Sister and brother have I none. ...

    Article : 579 words
  10. CLOSING RICHMOND [?]

    In announcing in the Licensing [?] Court yesterday that he had called all [?] keepers of Richmond together to [?] a question of importance, to the [?] ...

    Article : 242 words
  11. MODERN GASOMETER CONSTRUCTION.

    In Fitzroy, at the corner of Smith street and Queen's Parade, the Metropolitan Gas Company has nearly completed the building of one of its largest gasometers, with a capacity of 2,750,000 cubic feet. On the left is shown the old gasometer, which was erected nearly 60 years ago, and gave good service until 1920. The new structure which takes its place will be finished in time for the winter service. lt has four "lifts," each 35ft.; deep, and contains' 750 tons of steel, the structural portion of which came from Newcastle (N.S.W.). The whole of the gasomoter was electrically welded instead of rivottod. lt was designed and built by the company's construction branch, under the direction of the chief engineer, Mr. J. Newell Rcoson. and the chief of the construction branch, Mr. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 142 words
  12. "DON'T LET HER TAKE ME."

    Dramatic incidents occurred in the Practice Court yesterday at the conclusion of the hearing of an application by Mrs. Mabel Alberta Pearce, for the custody of ...

    Article : 523 words
  13. IN THE OPEN-AIR.

    "Has the swift a call?" askes Observer (East St. Kilda). "There seems to be no reference to it in any bird book that I have read. Recently a pair of birds resembling swift were seen Hying ...

    Article : 812 words
  14. SHY PRISONER.

    The proper course to adopt regarding the treatment by the Court of Robert Meade, who was recently found guilty in General Sessions of having molested a girl on the ...

    Article : 315 words
  15. VISITING POLO TEAM'S SUCCESS.

    In a practice match which was in the nature of a preliminary canter before the tournament for the Stradbroke Cup, the visiting Tasmanian team of polo players. consisting of the three Messrs Agnew and Mr. Gatenby, daeisively defeated a team from the Moonee Valley Polo Club at the Moonee Valley Racecourse yesterday. On the left is shown Mr. W. Winter-irving (Moonee Valley) loading off on the wing the foarth "chukka." Fast play round the wing in the final "chukka" is depleted on the right. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 94 words
  16. NEW CLUB HOUSE.

    Councillors H. E. Pullman, J. B. Group and W. E. Briggs, representing the Brighton City Council, conferred recently with Messrs. O. Davidson (president), G. Ashworth (architect), and W. ...

    Article : 83 words
  17. HIGH PRICES FOR CATTLE.

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Monday.— At the annual sale at Banefield of Friesians and Romneys, there was good competition notwithstanding the absence of buyers ...

    Article : 46 words
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