. /wi». t« British and American rcpresenta
«Äe four Passmen assaulted by Berlin *"°,Ico*re to sUto their caso.
TnB outlook in the cotton trade Is more A NeeotI.-it.onB aro afoot tor re guiiins the conference.
" n"" dinners' Union has acctrmu
cardroom workers £200.000.
In the last «'«-^ooor'cana^^l
ÄSoS, a£nf AusSia £7,350.000. J
ñ, ."itltarv correspondent of tho "Times'
attend tho Koyal Show.
Mr Abe Bailey declares that it would be Blmok impossible to improve the Sontb. AM
can cricket team.
Captain Amundsen states that the Fram. bound on a secret Antarctic expedition. will reach Buenos Ayres in February.
t.- Pnnk who claims to have reached tho
North Pole', says that ho intends fighting in
his own time and place.
4 parisian danseuse, who was tenderly at tobed to the aviator, M. Poniet. shot herself
over his grave.
Two Parisian boys murdered a bank mea-
ner, stealing £170, which they spent in
two days and nlebts dissipating.
The Athens correspondent of tho ~nmes" declares that the situation in regard to Tur- key and Greece is extremely grave.
The Austro-Hungarian and Italian Foreign I Mioistcrs met at Turin. Public announce- ' "cats emphasise the identity of their views.
Sixteen further deaths have occurred from cholera in Naples.
Brigands captured Count Caben, a million- aire near Orvieto, Italy, and obtained a ...n sora'of 20,000 lire.
V Wynmalen blplnned 3174 foot high at Mourmclon, France, and descended in ^
Captain Dickson, whose aeroplane collided , with that of M. Thomas at Milan, has re-
fined consciousness, but is injured inter-
Mr A. Carnegie has given £10,187,000 to municipal libraries, and his total benefac- tions are over £30,000,000.
Fi"ht-hour Day was celebrated In brilliant spring weather yesterday. The procession was bigger and more iiltcrcsting than ever.
Some forty-thousand people attended the ] sports at the grounds of the Royal Agricul-
The Balmain Regatta yesterday passed off I successfully, although there wero a number of | capsizes due to tho strong breeze
The luncheon was held on the Ktnnano Maru. I tho toast of the King being coupled with the |
Emperor of Japan.
Mr. Oakes (non. Minister) responded to tho |
toast of the Ministry.
"Australia, I think, is following a very good | course, so far as I can see."-Admiral Hender-
Admiral Henderson does not think that I aeroplanes in warfare aro going to bo the] terrible machines that some people think.
Prominent Labour loaders threaten to take I legal proceedings against unionists who decline j to become shareholders in a Labour daily.
Tho opening servico In connection with the qulnqueuuial meeting of the Anglican General Synod takes place this morning.
Light rain fell over the central and eastern districts, but only at scattered places on tho
central plains and along the coast.' |
The South Australian Amalgamated Society of Engineers threatens trouble, tho Govern- ment not having conceded all its demands.
On Saturday a goods train at Tarana! crashed Into another. The brake van was] smashed. The one passenger escaped.
The A.J.C. meeting was continued yesterday | In brilliant sunshine, some 40,000 people attending.
Not a single favourite won. Eric got home In tho Metropolitan, amid a scene of wild
Among (ho guests at the official luncheon were the Governor-General, the Governor, and the Admiral.
Sir. Batchelor has under consideration the question of establishing a State hotel at Port Moresby.
The Commonwealth, Statistician bas sub- mitted a report to the Federal Government on tho subject of social insurance.
Mr. Knlbbs thinks that tho actual system to be adopted in Australia .will perhaps follow
the German law.
Mr. Day, S.M. (New Zealand) says that liquor Is practically in every house in the no-license
district of Ashburton.
A forecast of the New Zealand Gaming Bill
discloses heavy penalties for betting and tho|
publication of odds.
The Minister for Defence returned to Mel-
bourne yostcrd.iy from a visit to the Federal ¡
Tho Victorian Government gave an .-., home" last night in honour of the officers of | tbe Netherlands squadron.
Instructional courses for Public school
trachors will he held at Hawkesbury Collego |
during the Christmas vacation.
Mr. Tudor told a deputation yosterday that|
any alterations of the tariff this session | would embrace only anomalies.
It is said that the Federal bonus to en-
courage the production of kerosene will be 2d|
The Victorian Fill] Court yesterday delivered its reserved decision in tho action Varawa v | Howard Smith, Limited.
Tho effect of the judgment is to set aside the
verdict for £5000 obtained by Varawa against \
In the distribution of the Commonwealth | surplus Tasmania haB received only £4107, in-
stead of £15,543.
The Commonwealth Treasury explains that
Tasmania's share has been held over due to a| . State remittance not arriving.
Archbishop Clarke left Melbourne for Sydney by the express yesterday to attend the Angli-I
can General Synod.
A horrible tragedy was reported to the Mel- bourne coroner from Woolamai last night, in which four people lost their lives.
A widower, his two daughters, and a son were found dead, all having been shot In th
The Prime Minister (Mr. Fisher) and the
Minister for Homo Affairs (Mr. O'Malley) left | by the express last night for Melbourne.
A certificate has been granted for the re- i glstratlon of the Theatrical Choristers and |
Ballet Ladies' Association.
Tho second annual convention of Sunday
School workers was held in tho Pitt-street ] Congregational Church yesterday.
Cardinal Moran vl3itod Mosman on Satur- i day and made an appeal for tho St. Mary's | Building Fund. A sum of £1183 wns sub-
A boating accident occurred at the Spit yes- terday, Clara Chase, 21, of Catherino-stroet, Leichhardt, being drowned.
Boris Senkovitcli, accused of murdering a fellow-IUisslnii at Bourke on September 10, lias been remnnded to Bourke.
Tho Western Australian Government wished to Meet Mr. George Taylor (Labour) Chairman of Committees, but his party intervened.
The rooms of the A.H. and P. Society at Bathurst were destroyed hy fire yesterday.
Tho damage was considerable.
The Australian Mounted Cadets, 20 In num ?5\r<!iuin<!d by lh0 R'M'S- Zelandia, which reached Sydney yesterday afternoon.
Tcstorday being a public holiday on account
OX the celebration of Eight-hours Day there i was no mooting of the Sydney Stock Exchange.-;
Forecast.-Some showers on southern slopes anu tablelands, and paris of South Coast; otherwise. Uno and cooler gonerally.
wfXal'y t0 Btrong weBt to south-westerly.