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  • THE BILL IN COMMITTEE.

    After the resumption of business Mr. Hagon, in the presence of a comparatively small audience, concluded his speech. He [?] many persons will vote "No" at the ...
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  • THE POSTAL UNION CONFERENCE.

    The fifth Universal Postal Conference which assembled in session at Washington, U.S.A., in May last, divided into three committees, says the American Exporter, namely, a ... [Article] (171 words)
  • THE CRIMINAL SITTINGS.

    At the Criminal Sittings of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, before his Honor Mr. Actinic Justice Russell, William Largan and Joseph Walsh the latter a youth, were ... [Article] (260 words)
  • THE BUDGET SPEECH.

    The Treasurer will probably be able to deliver his budget speech shortly after the middle of August. ... [Article] (20 words)
  • THE ALBERT ELECTION.

    It was generally imagined that the contest last Saturday between Messrs. A.H. Peake and G. Riddoch for the vacancy in the representation of the district of Albert in the ... [Article] (268 words)
  • SUNDAY CLOSING.

    It has frequently been asserted in the Legislature that the Sunday Closing Act is being evaded. The Commissioner of Police states that the law is undoubtedly disregarded and ... [Article] (207 words)
  • THE POLICE FORCE.

    The positions in the Police force rendered vacant through, the resignations of Sergeants Duncan, Me[?], and Morris are to be filled by the appointment of Corporals Bennett, Boath, ... [Article] (372 words)
  • THE MAIL STEAMERS.

    The Orient line R.M.S. Austral will sail from Largs Bay for London at noon to-day. The passengers booked here are:—For London —Messrs. J. Hobbs, W. Scott. R. Pascoe, H. ... [Article] (700 words)
  • WRECK OF THE TASMANIA. DIVERS LEAVE FOR THE SCENE. Wellington, August 3.

    A party with divers have left Napier to endeavor to recover the Tasmania's mails. The statement that a child was born on the Tasmania the day of the wreck is incorrect ... [Article] (140 words)
  • BROKEN HILL. THE QUARTER SESSIONS. Broken Hill, August 3.

    At the Quarter sessions to-day James McGregor pleaded guilty to two charges of forgery and uttering, and was sentenced to twelve months' imprisonment with hard labor ... [Article] (224 words)
  • THIS DAYS EVENTS. [AS ANNOUNCED IN TO-DAY'S "ADVERTISER."] AFTERNOON.

    South Adelaide Cree[?], 4.30-Annual meeting of subscribers. [?] Hotel, King William-street-Trial of Loss [?] proof fires. ... [Article] (105 words)
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  • CABLE MESSAGES. BRITISH POLITICS. LOCAL GOVERNMENT. THE VETO OF THE LORDS. LONDON, August 2.

    Mr. Henry Labouchere, M.P., on behalf of the political committee of the National Liberal Club, which contains 6,500 members, has appealed to the Liberal associations ... [Article] (120 words)
  • BILLS ABANDONED. LONDON, August 3.

    The Bill providing for the appointment of a commission with statutory powers to settle the arrangements appertaining to the proposed conversion of the existing London ... [Article] (91 words)
  • THE CHITRAL RISING. CHAKDARA RELIEVED. LONDON, August 2.

    The detachment of 300 soldiers attached to the Bengal Lancers and the Sikhs, who were beleagured at Chakdara by a force of 12.000 Chitral tribesmen, have been relieved by ... [Article] (40 words)
  • FLIGHT OF THE ENEMY. DESPERATE ASSAULT REPELLED. LONDON, August 3.

    Further intelligence respecting the relief of the garrison at Chakdara states that Colonel Goldney's column, starting at dawn from Malakand, found the Pathans asleep, and was ... [Article] (84 words)
  • BRITISH COLUMBIA. MAD RUSH FOR GOLD. LONDON, August 2.

    Despite the warnings issued by the Emigrants' Information Bureau, the mad rush of miners continues towards Klondike, in British Columbia, where a rich and extensive ... [Article] (138 words)
  • SCIENCE SCHOLARSHIPS. AUSTRALASIAN WINNERS. LONDON, August 2.

    In connection with the recent examinations for Exhibitions in Scientific Research, under the auspices of the Science and Art Department, South Kensington, scholarships have ... [Article] (80 words)
  • THE TRANSVAAL. CHARGES AGAINST THE BOERS. SUPPLYING GUNS TO BLACKS. LONDON, August 2.

    The executive of the Johannesburg Citizens' League have preferred definite charges against the Government of the South African Republic of having supplied the Matabele natives with ... [Article] (107 words)
  • CRICKET. HEAVY SCORING. LONDON, August 3.

    In a match between Kent and Lancashire McLaren scored 241 runs, and in a match between Middlesex and Somersetshire Stoddart made 100. ... [Article] (30 words)
  • SHIPPING NEWS. LONDON, August 3.

    ARRIVAL.-From Port Pirie, April 17, Piako, ship, 1,075 tons. DEPARTURES.-For Sydney-Golf of Siam, Hawksdale, and Darmstadt: for ... [Article] (31 words)
  • CABLE MESSAGES. THE EASTERN QUESTION. A DRAFT TREATY. TURKISH PROCRASTINATION. LONDON, August 3.

    The ambassadors representing the Great European Powers at Constantinople have completed a draft Treaty of Peace between Turkey and Greece, which is to be submitted ... [Article] (202 words)
  • IMPERIAL TRADE. THE FOREIGN TREATIES. LONDON, August 3.

    The denunciation of the German and Belgian treaties of commerce is still a theme of comment in the Continental journals. The German agrarian press declares that if the ... [Article] (175 words)
  • BISHOP OF BRISTOL. RIGHT REV. G. FORREST BROWNE LONDON, August 3.

    The Right Rev. George Forrest Browne Bishop of Stepney, has been translated to the See of Bristol. ... [Article] (28 words)
  • LAMBETH CONFERENCE. THE DISCUSSION FRUITFUL. LONDON, August 2.

    The Lambeth Conference has closed its sittings. The discussions throughout have been both harmonious and fruitful. ... [Article] (24 words)
  • WEST AUSTRALIA. PERTH NEWS. Perth, August 3.

    Harry Reynolds, the Irish cyclist, was today accorded a farewell on the eve of his departure to the eastern colonies. He intends caking part in the forthcoming races in ... [Article] (189 words)
  • KALGOORLIE DISTRICT. Kalgoorlie, August 3.

    The new battery on Hannan's Reward cleaned up for the first time to-day, the return being as follows:-Stone treated, 233 tons; yield, 243 oz. of smelted gold. The battery ... [Article] (171 words)
  • COOLGARDIE. Coolgardie, August 3.

    The following crushings are announced:-NEW VICTORIA CONSOLS—199 tons treated for 207 oz. gold. ROBINSON MINE Kanowna-540 tons ... [Article] (83 words)
  • CABLE MESSAGES. THE UNREST IN INDIA. PROSECUTIONS FOR SEDITION. LONDON, August 3.

    A telegram from India states that Bal Gangadhar Tilak, one of the additional members of the Bombay Council, and Kelkar, the editor of a Poona journal, against whom the ... [Article] (82 words)
  • VICTORIA. CONTRABAND GOODS. THE SEIZURE OF THE PHOS. Melbourne, August 3.

    The Customs officers to-day continued the search of the ship Phos for contraband goods, the whole of which it is believed have now been discovered. The interior of the vessel is ... [Article] (130 words)
  • THE PARLIAMENT. Melbourne, August 3.

    the Solicitor-General gave notice in the Legislative Council today that he would introduce the Federal Draft Bill next Tuesday, In reply to Sir Henry Wrixon, Mr. Cuthbert ... [Article] (169 words)
  • BANK OF VICTORIA. Melbourne, August 3.

    The ninth half-yearly meeting of the Bank of Victoria was held to-day. The net profits for the six months was 17,877 and the amount available for distribution 56,797. A dividend ... [Article] (177 words)
  • REPORT ON THE FACTORIES. Melbourne, August 3.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (162 words)
  • A LONG RABBIT-PROOF FENCE. Brisbane, August 3.

    The rabbit fence from Mungindi, on the Queensland border, to Namoi River, in New South Wales, at a point on the B[?]gilbone station, erected at the joint cost of Queensland ... [Article] (160 words)
  • QUEENSLAND. THE TICK PEST. INDIGNANT STOCKOWNERS. Rockhampton, August 3.

    A meeting of stockowners and others, held last night, enthusiastically passed the following resolution:—"That this meeting learns with indignation that the Minister of ... [Article] (96 words)
  • THE PARLIAMENT. Brisbane, August 3.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (64 words)
  • A MINING FATALITY. Rockhampton, August 3.

    James White, a miner, was lolled at Mount Morgan yesterday while at the Bottom of a shoot in the main tunnel. White used a sledge hammer to loosen some ore, and it came down ... [Article] (69 words)
  • NEW SOUTH WALES. MR. BEN TILLETT INTERVIEWED. THE LABOR MOVEMENT. Sydney, August 3.

    Mr. Ben Tillett the labor organiser of London, who arrived in Sydney from New Zealand on Monday, in the course of so interview said he came out to Australia for ... [Article] (437 words)
  • AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION. Sydney, August 3.

    Professor Harper, of Ormond College, gave an address to-night on the subject of "Australia without God," having special reference to the action of the Federal Convention in ... [Article] (100 words)
  • THE PARLIAMENT. Sydney, August 3.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-night Mr. Haynes introduced a Bill with a view of enabling Parliament to deal filially with the Commonwealth Bill after its second' ... [Article] (256 words)
  • A MURDEROUS ASSAULT. Sydney, August 3.

    Daniel Rankin (36) was charged at the Redfern Police Court this morning with stabbing his wife last Friday morning with a pair of scissors while she was in bed. Accused was ... [Article] (52 words)
  • INCENDIARISM IN SYDNEY. Sydney, August 3.

    An enquiry was held this morning concerning a suspicious fire which occurred in Dixonstreet on July 30. A verdict of incendiarism against some unknown person or persons was ... [Article] (38 words)
  • THE LAND TAX.

    Mr. J.H. Want has prepared a Bill which is to be introduced in Parliament to overcome the difficulties which have arisen in connection with the tad tax administration. Notice ... [Article] (48 words)
  • THE UNITED STATES CONSUL. Sydney, August 3.

    Advices have been received that Mr. George N. West, of Washington, has been appointed United States Consul for New South Wales in of Colonel Bell, who, during his stay ... [Article] (158 words)
  • MINERS ON STRIKE. Sydney August 3.

    The misters employed at the Lucknow mines are on strike, and the secretary to the Miners' Union has received a communication iron the superintendent of the Wentworth and ... [Article] (189 words)
  • NEW ZEALAND. THE WARD FARMERS' ASSOCIA-TION. Dunedin, August 3.

    The examination of Mr. McLean, the late chairman of the Colonial Bank, was concluded to-day. He read a long statement of the policy of the directors of the bank and how ... [Article] (198 words)
  • TASMANIA. THE COMMONWEALTH BILL. Hobart, August 3.

    The House of Assembly made very slow progress to-night with the Commonwealth Bill. The State rights party being in a majority clause 10 was amended with the ... [Article] (84 words)
  • AMUSEMENTS. THEATRE ROYAL.

    Another crowded and enthusiastic audience at the Theatre Royal on Tuesday evening testified to the abiding popularity of George R. Sims's powerful and realistic drama ... [Article] (188 words)
  • BIJOU THEATRE.

    The Bijou Theatre was again crowded on Tuesday evening, when Mr. Girt Hertz's second programme of mirth, music, and mystery was successfully repeated. The card ... [Article] (108 words)
  • TOWN HALL.

    Considering' the unpropitious state of the weather on Tuesday evening there was an excellent attendance at the Town Hall when a concert was given in aid of the widow ... [Article] (303 words)
  • HOUSE TRAINING EXTRAORDINARY.

    At the Jubilee Exhibition Building on Saturday evening next Professor B. Norton Smith, who for the past few weeks has been drawing crowded houses in Melbourne with an ... [Article] (128 words)
  • ADELAIDE ROWING CLUB BALL.

    Socially the Adelaide Rowing Club is the most pupular rowing organsation in the colony, and its various functions are always liberally patronised. especially by the lair sex. ... [Article] (427 words)
  • THE PRODUCE EXPORT DEPARTMENT. SHIPMENT OF FRUIT.

    In several cases recently fruit shipped by the Export Produce Department from South Australia has arrived in a bad condition in London owing to she defective arrangements in the ... [Article] (633 words)
  • COMMISSIONS IN THE BRITISH ARMY. TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir—It is probable that the visit of the colonial troops to the mother country will serve to stimulate the competition for the commissions in the British Army offered annually ... [Article] (1062 words)
  • MINING NEWS. THE SOUTH MINE. Broken Hill, August 3.

    The South mill treated last week 1,400 tons of crude sulphides, assaying approximately 22 per cent. of lead, 6 oz. silver, and 17 per cent. of [?], and returning 350 tons of concentrates ... [Article] (310 words)
  • WEST AUSTRALIAN GOLD MINES.

    The secretary has received the following wire dated August 3, from the manager of the Island Lake Austin gold mine:'—Happing portion of reef in south rise payable will ... [Article] (203 words)
  • MISCELLANEOUS.

    The Saunders Rapid one stamp and Taylor's gold recovery process will be on view to the public between 2.30 and 5 o'clock this afternoon. ... [Article] (361 words)
  • SPRAYING. TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir—Referring to a letter from Mr. Long of Langdale Victoria, re spraying for codlin moth the evidence contained [?] is somewhat confusing. On Mr. Lang's own snowing ... [Article] (562 words)
  • BULLION RETURNS.

    ROYAL STANDARD (Black Flag).—Cleaned up 33 tons for 9 oz gold. ... [Article] (14 words)
  • TWO EXPENSIVE SPEECHES. TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir—In the Assembly last week Mr. V.L Solomon complained that the in newspaper refused to publish his federation speeches in full and grat[?]tously He forgets [?] ... [Article] (260 words)

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