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    MOLONG, March 14.—Information has just been received that Meranburn Police Station was burned on Sunday afternoon last. It was a wooden building, leased by the Government. Mr. ...

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  3. Commercial.

    LONDON, March 14.—Negotiations are going on with Baring Brothers and Co., the bankers, with the view of getting them to undertake the floating of the new Australian Bank. ...

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  4. A Drowning Fatality.

    NEWCASTLE, Monday.—While bathing in the breakers on the beach at Merewether on Sunday afternoon, a man, named William Ayres, was drowned. He and three fellow workmen had ...

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    Mr. E. Barton, M.L.C., has been made a Q.C. Farther land boom failures are reported from Melbourne. Two cases of fever have terminated fatally at ...

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  6. Thrown from a Horse.

    FORBES, Friday.—Mr. Icely, of the Commercial Bank, met with an accident this morning which might have been attended by more serious consequences. While taking his morning ride, and ...

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  7. Destructive Fire in Melbourne.

    MELBOURNE, Monday.—Early on Sunday morning a fire broke out in Fraser's Buildings, Queenstreet. The building is occupied by a number of importers, who are the principal losers. The ...

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  8. Death from Snakebite.

    BRISBANE, March 14.—A little boy named James Holland at Glass Mountains was chopping wood on Wednesdays when he saw a death adder. He attempted to kill the ...

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  9. A Daring1 Burglary.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.—A dealer named Andrew Gardiner, residing at North Melbourne, reported to the police that at about 3 or 4 o'clock on Sunday morning his house was entered by ...

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  10. Chilled Meat.

    Dwellers in the metropolis will cordially agree with the statement that the butchers meat generally supplied for consumption is not of the quality which should pertain to a country so rich ...

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  11. A Concession to Farmers Refused.

    BRISBANE, March 15.—The Government has declined to grant an application made by the farmers of Darling Downs district to carry seed wheat free of railage this year in consequence of ...

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  12. Fall of a Scaffolding.

    WEST MAITLAND, Wednesday.—An accident, resulting in the injury of two or three men, took place on Tuesday at the now town hall being erected in West Maitland. It appears that a ...

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  13. A Blasting Accident.

    ADELAIDE, Saturday.—A sad accident occurred to a man named George Brady, at Mitcham, on Friday. He was engaged blasting a tree when the charge suddenly exploded, and blew off one of ...

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  14. Importation of Opium.

    BRISBANE, Saturday.—The following regulation has just been issued by the Collector of Customs to the officers of the department: "I am informed by one of the largest dealers in drugs ...

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  15. The Collingwood Mystery.

    MELBOURNE, Tuesday.—The adjourned inquest on the body of George Bye was concluded to-day. The deceased recently died in Collingwood from injuries mysteriously inflicted upon him while ...

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  16. Serions Tram Accident.

    MELBOURNE, Saturday.—An elderly man named Thomas Williams, residing at Northcote, fell off a tram at the corner of Gertrude and Nicholson streets this morning; the car going over him. He ...

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  17. Protection for Coal-mining.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.—At a, meeting on Tuesday of the Victorian Coal Association, which was formed to watch over the interests of coalmining in Victoria, it was resolved that circulars ...

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  18. Drowned in the Clarence.

    GRAFTON, March 15.—John Gainor, a miner, who had for some time been prospecting for coal in the vicinity of Copmanhurst, was drowned to-day in the Clarence. ...

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  19. Goulburn Water Supply.

    GOULBURN, Saturday.—The city water supply is running out more rapidly than is generally imagined. At a meeting of the council on Thursday evening the engineer presented a report ...

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  20. Presentation to Mr. R. B. Smith.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.—On Tuesday afternoon the officials and all the workmen employed at the New South Wales Court of the Melbourne Exhibition presented Mr. R. B. Smith, Executive ...

    Article : 127 words
  21. The Macquarie-street Murder.

    On behalf of the Government, Sir Henry Parkes has offered a reward of £100 for such information as shall lead to the apprehension and conviction of the person or persons guilty of the murder of ...

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  22. Recognition of Bravery.

    WEST MAITLAND, Saturday.—A public meeting of the residents of West Maitland was held to-night, is the Masonic Hall, for the purpose of recognising in a suitable manner the praiseworthy ...

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  23. Advertising

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  24. Fire at Broken Hill.

    BBOKEN Hill, Monday.—A two-roomed cottage in Crystal-street, occupied by Mrs. Whitehorn, was destroyed by fire at 9 o'clock on Saturday, night. It originated from the upsetting of a ...

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  25. A Fatal Fall.

    ADELAIDE, Monday.—A seaman named John Daveney, belonging to the barque Lavinia White, engaged aloft on Saturday night, lost his hold and fell on the deck a distance of 40ft. He died ...

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