It was again emphasised before the Royal commission on railway matters yesterday that the Victorian commissioners are unanimous on the sire of trucks ...Article : 819 words
Mr W. McCormack and two companions, alter several years' prospecting on the site of the Old Warburton mine, recently found quartz showing gold. Two other claims have been pegged out in the vicinity by syndicates,but the mining warden at Warburton does not consider that the discoveries warrant a gold "rush" of any description. Right: Mr. S. J. H. Prescott pointing to the claim licence on the tree above the tunnel. Inset: Mr. McCormack and his mate, Mr. Fred Tremaine, in the tunnel mouth of their mine. Left: Fallen branches and trees indicate tho path of a cyclone which swept a narrow track through the bush on Wednesday morning not far from where the mine is situated. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 122 words
For the trout season, which opens tomorrow, excellent prospects of sport are offered, according to reports obtained by the chief inspector of fisheries and game ...Article : 217 words
BRISBANE, Thursday. —In June the State health authorities redrafted the Queensland food and drug regulations to conform with decisions made at the fourth ...Article : 603 words
The site of the old "Morning Post" office, in Flinders street, is a scene of great activity in preparing for tlio erection of the new State Theatre for Union Theatres Ltd. About 150 men are at work in each of three shifts on the excavations, which will shortly reach a depth of 40ft. below the level of Russell street and 16ft. below Flinders street. The contractors (Messrs. James Porter and Sons) are employing steam shovels and rock drills in the task of removing about 13,000 cubic yards of earth and rock. The scene yesterday afternoon. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 100 words
Mr. McCormacK and Mr. Tremaine testing the results of their labours in the mine by " panning out." ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 22 words
[?]orace John Courtney waa charged at the Footaerny Court on Thursday before Mr. T. B. Wade, P.M. Mrs C. Jenkins, and Messrs. W. Gallant, R. McA. Rankin, ond J. P. Brennan, ...Article : 568 words
As the result of several couferences between representatives of bacoon-curers and auctioneers operating at the Melbourne pig market, it is likely that a compromise ...Article : 247 words
Women's [?]oursumes were played at the annual open championship; meeting of the Geelong Golf Club yesterday. On the left is Mrs., J. B.Scott making a good recovery from an awkward lie approaching the llth green. Right: Miss W. Storrer playing over the bridge out of the ditcti at the 17th ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 54 words
Quite at home on their high perch, these sailors are at work "painting down the flagstaff" at the Flinders Naval depot. A quaint view taken from below with the White Ensign flying. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 41 words
Under the auspices of the Royal Horticultural Society of Victoria a competitive exhibition of daffodils, carnations, and Sweet peas will be held at the Town Hall ...Article : 92 words
Alter a brief deliberation a jury In the Criminal Court yesterday brought in a verdict of not guilty in the rase of Ralph Hitchens, storeman, of Station Street. North Carlton, who had been charged with ...Article : 322 words
Before Mr. A. A. Kelley, P. M. and Messrs W. Young, J. G. Black, Baron Marks, J, J. Denton, C, W. Lettey and II. D. Westley, J.P.'s, at the City Court on Thursday, Violet George, aged ...Article : 196 words
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