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CHINESE KEW YEAK.
The memberb of the Chinese community throughout Australia celebrated their Now Year yesterday. As tho famous day for rejoicing with the Oriental this year fell on a Sunday, the customary celobrations wore held on Saturdaj. The usual fireworks displays foi mod an Important featuro of the national function Thero was, however, no- thing to indicate, with the exception of numerous brilliant flags mast high' on the principal Chinese buildings, either in the geno ral character of the rejoicings or the en ?Uiusiaem of tho Chinese residents that n new dynasty was being ushered in with the dawn I of the new year on the ashes of an ancient throne. _