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  2. A REMARKABLE EPISODE.

    In "The Advertiser" of Friday appeared the correspondence which took place between Dr. Fiaschi and the Superior-General of St. Vincent's Private Hospital, in ...

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  3. AFTER THE COAL STRIKE.

    A petition for the release of the strike leaders was presented to the Solicitor-General (Mr. Garland) to-day. The grounds for release, as given in the petition, were ...

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  4. AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE.

    It is intended by the Minister of Defence shortly to take up the question of recruiting men on the new destroyers, which are to arrive by the end of this year. Nothing ...

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  5. ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE.

    Dr. McFarland, and Professors Masson and Spencer, of the Melbourne University, were introduced to the Prime Minister to-day by Mr. Prendergast, M.L.A., to ...

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  6. BLUNT DIVORCE CASE.

    In the Divorce Court yesterday the suit of Blunt versus Blunt was partially heard, and the further hearing was adjourned until to-day. To-day, however, the petitioner's ...

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  7. A SAD CASE.

    "It is one of the saddest cases that has ever come within my experience, and probably that of your honor," was how Mr. R. H. Levien pleaded before Judge ...

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  8. THE SATURDAY HALF-HOLIDAY.

    At the meeting of the Victorian branch of the Shop Assistants and Warehouse Employes' Federation in Melbourne on Thursday evening the action of some ...

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  9. THE BUILDING TRADE.

    At last night's meeting of the Builders' Laborers' Society reference was made to the strike for 9/ per day. It was reported that the strike lasted only a few days, as ...

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  10. DISPUTING SECRETARIES.

    In regard to the controversy which has arisen between Mr. Malcolm, the secretary of the Master Painters' Society, and Mr. Merry, secretary of the Painters' and ...

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  11. JOINING THE LABOR PARTY.

    At a meeting of the Albert Park branch of the Political Labor Council to-night it was decided to recommend to the annual conference to be held next month the ...

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  12. TELEPHONE RATES.

    The Postmaster-General had a long conference with the Chief Electrical Engineer to-day regarding the telephone service and the rates that should be charged. The last ...

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  13. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    C. Sussmilch of Surrey Hills, was attempting to alight from a tramcar at the Central railway-station, when he slipped, and one of his legs went on to the rail. ...

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  14. LIGHTNING CAUSES FIRES.

    The lightning last night was particularly severe at Marrickville, for in that district no fewer than three outbreaks of fire were caused. After a series of lightning flashes ...

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  15. THE EXHIBITION.

    To-day is the last occasion on which the public will have an opportunity of seeing the Exhibition. Friday's attendance was similar to that on the previous day, ...

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  16. THE CADET CAMP.

    To-day the cadet camp at Cheltenham will conclude, and the boys, after a week's training, will return to their homes. Every detachment of cadets throughout the State ...

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  17. FIJI AND TATTERSALL'S.

    Advices received from Fiji by Mr. W. H. Judkins, as superintendent of the Social Reform Bureau, have been submitted to that body having reference, to the continued ...

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  18. FRACTURED SKULL.

    William Fowler 17 years of age, of Surrey Hills, was riding a bicycle, when he collided with a telegraph pole. His skull was fractured, and he was removed to the ...

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  19. THE NAVAL COLLEGE.

    No definite selection will be made of a site for the proposed Naval College until after the arrival of Colonel Bridges, who has been recalled from London to take ...

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  20. SUICIDE BY HANGING.

    Mary Connelly, wife of a resident of Wantagong, near Germanton, committed suicide by hanging herself in a cowshed. ...

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  21. AN INSURANCE CASE.

    An action has been begun in the Supreme Court by the National Mutual Life Association of Australia against the Australian Widows' Fund Life Assurance Society, ...

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  22. AFTER AN ACCIDENT.

    F. U. Hilder has died in the Cooma Hospital of septic pneumonia. It appears that I four weeks ago he mounted a horse, which baulked and threw him on to his head. ...

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  23. AN INFANT'S DEATH.

    The inquest on the body of the female child of Laura Skewes was resumed at Badarat to-day. The mutilated remains of the child were found on April 16 on top of ...

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  24. THOUGHT HE WAS DEAD

    Rebecca Francis O'Flynn to-day asked for the dissolution of her marriage with Bernard O'Flynn (50), in peculiar circumstances. The marriage took place on April ...

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  25. CHILD FATALLY BURNT.

    Phyllis Hauston, a child, living with her parents at Darlington, was playing with a box of matches when her clothes caught fire. The flames enveloped her, and she ...

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  26. BANK OFFICIAL'S FATE.

    S. Thorburn, accountant of the Commercial Bank at Coonamble, was found dead in a room at the bank premises with a bullet wound in the centre of the ...

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  27. THE CURFEW BELL.

    A deputation of ladies organised by the National Council of Women waited on the Premier (Mr. Kidston) to-day, and asked for legislation to provide that all children ...

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  28. ROUGH WEATHER ON COAST.

    Boisterous conditions prevailed along the coast this morning, and the wind at Jervis Bay reached the force of a gale from south to south-west. Other stations also reported ...

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  29. IMMIGRATION.

    Two Scotch immigrants, ironworkers by trade, arrived in Melbourne some months ago, under the Victorian immigration scheme. They were here for three months, ...

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  30. CONFECTIONERS' WAGES BOARD.

    The confectioners' employes have revived the movement to secure a wages board to cover that trade. An attempt to get an amendment of the Act in this ...

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  31. EARTH TREMORS.

    The officer in charge of the Sydney Observatory reports that during the week ended May 5 three earthquakes ware recorded on the instrument at the Sydney ...

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  32. QUESTION OF AFFILIATION.

    A long and, at times, rather heated discussion occurred last night, when the Buiders' Laborers' Society met to consider, amongst other business, a letter from the ...

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  33. BROKEN HILL.

    The trouble between Enginedriver P. H. Nelsen and his union has been amicably settled. A meeting of the Enginedrivers' and Firemen's Association was held, at ...

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  34. THE TYPHOID CARRIER.

    A remarkable feature of the typhoid carrier case is the length of time during which the woman lived on the Pakenham dairy farm without passing on the disease. ...

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  35. QUEENSLAND VERSUS VICTORIA

    The Premier (Mr. Kidston), when seen to-night with reference to the report that a number of English immigrants were disappointed in Queensland and were ...

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  36. SEEKING HER CHILDREN

    In the Supreme Court to-day Mr. Justice, Rooth heard argument in connection with the claim of Mrs. Hawkes for the custody of her two children. The application was ...

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  37. TASMANIAN POLITICS.

    The Premier made an important statement this afternoon dealing with the work of the coming session. He stated that a straight-out ...

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  38. BUILDERS' LABORERS' SOCIETY.

    There were over eighty members present at last evening's meeting of the Builders Laborers' Society. The secretary reported a rapid increase in membership. A month ...

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  39. TASMANIA.

    The Commissioner of Police has contracted pleurisy, and is confined to his room. ...

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  40. POLLARD'S COMPANY.

    The fund raised at Bangalore and Madras for the children of Pollard's Opera Company totalled £500, but the expense of maintaining them for over two months ...

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  41. MAKING HENLEY BEACH ATTRACTIVE.

    On Thursday evening a meeting was held at Henley Beach to discuss the formation of a progress committee. Mr. A. W. Ralph presided. Mr. Jeanes, clerk of the Woodville council and ...

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  42. DARING OUTRAGE.

    An extraordinary outrage occurred at the Fort-street public school, situated in the centre of the city this afternoon. It was luncheon hour and the grounds were filled ...

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  43. LETTER-CARRIER UNDER ARREST.

    Vernon Wallace, a letter carrier, has been arrested charged with wilfully detaining about 600 postal articles. ...

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  44. NON-UNION DRIVERS.

    The employes comprising the Drivers' Union have of late been concerned over the question of non-unionist drivers, whose rates of pay seriously affect the union's ...

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  45. PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY.

    The General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, Tasmania, has carried a resolution placing on record its appreciation of the visit of the Rev. J. Ferguson ...

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  46. LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

    A deputation representing the Municipal Association of South Australia waited on the Acting Commissioner of Crown Lands (Hon. T. Pascoe), on Friday morning, and asked that greater power ...

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  47. Advertising

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  48. BRICKYARD EMPLOYES.

    A meeting of the brickyard employes was held in the Temperance Hall, West-street, Brompton, on Friday evening. Mr. W. J. Heytherland presided over a good ...

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  49. QUEENSLAND.

    Mr. Justice Power to-day tendered his resignation as a Supreme Court judge. The resignation was accepted, and his honor was granted six months' leave of absence ...

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  50. SOLICITOR REPRIMANDED.

    Roland Westbrook, a solicitor, was reprimanded by the Full Court to-day for having acted in an objectionable manner with regard to the execution of the will of Eleanor ...

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  51. VICTORIA.

    F. Williams, 16 years of age, assistant porter at the East Camberwell railway-station, while fixing the couplings of a train, stepped out on to the track and was ...

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  52. BANK MANAGER IN COURT.

    Wilfred William Jauncey, 23 years of age, formerly manager of the Dorrego branch of the Bank of New South Wales, was charged at the Water Police Court ...

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  53. LAND SETTLEMENT.

    The "Government Gazette" for May 7 contains proclamations opening for selection 131 portions containing 259,515 acres A "Gazette Extraordinary" was issued to ...

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  54. VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT PRINTERS.

    Although many concessions have recently been granted to the employes at the Victorian Government Printing Office, a deputation to the Victorian Treasurer had (says ...

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  55. DALGETY & CO.

    Messrs. Dalgety & Co. advised having received a cablegram from, their head office in London declaring an interim dividend at 3/ per share, being at the rate of 6 per ...

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  56. POWELKA ON TRIAL.

    The preliminary hearing was begun to-day of the charge against Joseph Powelka, who was the central figure in the recent Palmerston sensation. The charge was one ...

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  57. £100 REWARD.

    The Queensland National Bank has offered a reward of £100 for information leading to the conviction of the man who robbed the Albion branch of the bank on ...

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  58. KILLED BY A FALLING TREE.

    The 13-year-old son of Thomas Collyer, of Warburton, was assisting his father to fell a tree near their dwelling, when the tree suddenly came down. It fell on the boy, ...

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  59. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Dr. Cumpston the Royal Commissioner on phthisis, has concluded his investigations at Leonora. tions at Leonora. Dr. Mackay gave ...

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  60. A CYCLIST INJURED.

    Albert Law, of Shepparton, was out cycling, when the fork of his machine broke and he was thrown, striking the ground with his head. When his plight ...

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  61. WHAT A TREE YIELDED.

    A very large tree which was felled in the neighborhood of the Latrobe River was split into palings. Altogether 10,000 6-ft. palings were split from the tree, and the ...

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  62. SEWERS' AND WATERWORKS' MEN.

    A few days ago the Hon. E. L. W. Kleuer introduced a deputation to the Commissioner of Public Works (Hon. L. D'Loughlin) to urge that waterworks' men ...

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  63. NEW ZEALAND.

    A dispute has arisen between the Canterbury sheep owners and shearers. The former have applied to the Conciliation Board for a reduction of the rate of pay from 20/ ...

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  64. PRICE OF BUTTER-BOXES.

    Local manufacturers of butter-boxes, which are made from New Zealand pine, have been so far affected by the offer from Queensland to deliver boxes in Melbourne ...

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  65. AN ACCOUNTANT'S DOWNFALL.

    George Bater, accountant, of Sharland and Co., pleaded guilty at Auckland to-day to stealing £365, the property of the firm. He was remanded for sentence. Betting ...

    Article : 38 words
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