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  2. THE AMERICAN FLEET.

    A meeting of the finance committee appointted by the citizens' executive was held at the Town Hall yesterday. Mr. Russell French, who presided, said he ...

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  3. SOUTH SEA TRADE.

    "Australian competition in the South Seas is very keen, and this competition will have to be driven off the field, since it will seriously restrict the market for ...

    Article : 388 words
  4. DEPOT FOR CASTAWAYS.

    Captain Augustin Noel, the master of the French barque Presidente Felix Faure, takes strong exception to the comments made as to the condition in which the depot for ...

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  5. USEFUL RAINS.

    As a result of the rainstorm which made its appearance during Monday night in the far western districts, beneficial falls have been received over two-thirds of the State, and ...

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  6. LITHGOW IRONWORKS.

    The committee of the Eskbank Ironworkers' Association have met and discussed Mr. Hoskins's reduction proposals, and decided to recommend members not to accept the ...

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  7. A HISTORIC MEETING.

    King Edward and the Czar have exchanged cordial greetings at Reval. There are 40 newspaper correspondents at Reval. They are mostly British, ...

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  8. MOORISH PRETENDER.

    Mulai Hafld, brother of the Sultan of Morocco and pretender to the throne, entered Fez on Saturday with much pomp. The possession of Fez, the holy city, on the ...

    Article : 266 words
  9. IRRESISTIBLE IN DANGER.

    The Kidston valve, forming the outlet for the blow-off pipe of the marine engine, was blown off the H.M.S. Irresistible, 15,000 tons, battleship, while lying in ...

    Article : 111 words
  10. EIGHT HOURS FOR MINERS.

    The International Congress of Miners which is being held at Paris represents 859,254 miners. Yesterday Mr. W. Brace, M.P. (Lab.), ...

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  11. DOMINION DRINK BILL.

    Drink remains still a problem, the voice of the people and its expression at the local option polls notwithstanding. The vital point is not so much how the community votes ...

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  12. GERMAN EMPEROR'S DESIRE.

    The "Matin" (Paris) states that the German Emperor has intimated his desire during his coming cruise in Swedish waters to meet the Czar, who intends to cruise ...

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  13. BLACKS IN THE TERRITORY.

    The Minister controlling the Northern Territory has received the following telegram from the Government Resident at Port Darwin:- "Aborigines are spreading rumours that ...

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  14. DIAMOND MANUFACTURER.

    M. Lemoine, the French engineer who obtained £64,000 from Sir Julius Wernher on the statement that he was able to manufacture diamonds, yesterday ...

    Article : 99 words
  15. THE OLYMPIC GAMES.

    The King will attend the opening of the Olympic Games at the Stadium at the Franco-British Exhibition. The United States has selected 76 ...

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  16. DIFFICULTY IN VICTORIA.

    An unexpected difficulty has arisen in connection with the celebrations in honour of the visit of the American fleet. The fleet will be here during show week, and the big day of ...

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  17. INCENDIARIES IN A CHURCH.

    Incendiaries set fire to the roof of the Dominican Church of St. Paul's, in Berlin. The priests, on learning of the outbreak, ...

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  18. GOOD RAINS IN RIVERINA.

    GANMAIN.—Splendid rains fell in the Riverina districts on Tuesday night and Wednesday. It was raining during Wednesday at Cootamundra, Bethungra, Junee, Coolamon, and along the line to Narrandera. ...

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  19. DR. DILL MACKY.

    Last night a large and enthusiastic audience gathered at the Protestant Hall, Castlereagh-street, when a presentation was made to Dr. Dill Mackay, who is leaving for England on ...

    Article : 262 words
  20. SNOW AT KIANDRA.

    KIANDRA.—Snow has been falling during the past 24 hours, about 6 inches being registered. ...

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  21. RAIN IN VICTORIA.

    MELBOURNE.—The splendid rainfall of the last two days makes the wheat crop safe for the winter. The rain has been general over the wheat-growing districts, and has fallen so evenly and steadily that not ...

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  22. DANUBE-ADRIATIC RAILWAY.

    The draft scheme of a railway from the Danube to the Adriatic has been signed by the representatives of Russia and Turkey. The Danube Adriatic railway is a ...

    Article : 158 words
  23. CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES.

    Mr. Allen, President of the Co-operative Societies' Congress, which is sitting at Newport, Monmouthshire, stated that the co-operative movement represented an ...

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  24. RABBIT PEST IN VICTORIA.

    At a conference of delegates representing the North-eastern District Shire Councils and Vermin Destruction Leagues, held at Barnawntha on April 15, a number of ...

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  25. AMERICAN RAILROAD'S DEBT.

    A receiver has been appointed to administer the affairs of the Wheeling and Lake Erie railroad, which owes the American Car Wheels Company £5,500,000. ...

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  26. STUDENT CHARGED WITH FORGERY

    At the Police Court to-day, Albert Royston Judell, of Glenelg, a student, aged about 23, was charged with having forged the name of Homburg, Melrose, and Homburg to a cheque ...

    Article : 137 words
  27. THE ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY.

    The council of the Zoological Society has determined to co-operate in the entertainment of the fleet. At the monthly meeting yesterday it was decided to admit to the gardens ...

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  28. THE PINCH OF DEAR MEAT.

    Regulations were passed by the State Executive Council to-day modifying the existing conditions regarding the introduction of Queensland cattle into Victoria. In the past ...

    Article : 165 words
  29. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN LOAN.

    The Western Australian 3½ per cent, loan of £1,000,000, issued at £97, is quoted at from par to 5s premium. ...

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  30. INSPECTION OF COAL MINES.

    At a meeting held this morning of colliery and coke works managers, and leading residents, presided over by Mr. James Davidson, shire president, it was decided to tender a ...

    Article : 146 words
  31. FRANCE AND CHINA.

    France demands besides an indemnity the exemplary punishment of the Chinese regular soldiers who were concerned in killing Lieutenant Wiegauns and six ...

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  32. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    There are grave reports as to the state of Lord Tweedmouth's health, and he has been enjoined to try the rest cure. DEATH OF MR. W. E. LENTHALL. ...

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  33. SMALL ARMS.

    In the course of an interview to-day the Minister for Defence stated that matters in connection with the establishment of the small arms factory at Lithgow have so far ...

    Article : 136 words
  34. A DOWAGER QUEEN'S DEBT.

    Stormy scenes occurred in the Portuguese Cortes on the discovery being made that the Dowager Queen Maria Pia (mother of the late King Carlos) owes the ...

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  35. TRAMWAY MEN'S TROUBLE.

    Though frequent promises have been made to expedite the closing in of the fronts of tram cars in order to afford protection for the drivers, the ...

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  36. A RECEIVING ORDER ANNULLED.

    The receiving order recently issued against Senator J. W. Croft for £41 3s was annulled by the Registrar in Bankruptcy to-day, counsel for Senator Croft stating that the amount had ...

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  37. SUGGESTED ROUTE.

    The route suggested for the march ot the American bluejackets to the Centennial Park provides that the Domain shall be left by the College-street outrance. Mr. W. F. Latimer, ...

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  38. PREVENTING RAILWAY ACCIDENTS

    Mr. James Kriss, a local blacksmith, has invented an apparatus which he claims will minimise the danger of railway accidents similar to the Braybrook, disaster. He says ...

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  39. MASKED ROBBER AT BROKEN HILL.

    A Mrs. Bradley and Mr. J. Reid have reported to the police that as they were going home from the city to Railway Town on Saturday night they were accosted by a masked ...

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  40. LIGHTNING RIDGE OPAL FIELD.

    Mining matters are reported quiet at the Lightning Ridge opal field. The latest advices state the mining population is about 450, but numbers of men come and go in brief ...

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  41. CLAIM OF THE BLUE MOUNTAINS.

    At the last meeting of the Blue Mountains Shire Council it was unanimously decided that the clerk write to the Premier and the town clerk, Sydney, asking that a trip to the ...

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  42. MISSIONARY EXHIBITION.

    The London Missionary Society's Exhibition at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, is a striking spectacle of missionary effort. There are illustrations of worship, ...

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  43. PRICE OF HARVESTERS.

    About two years ago the Deakin Government passed an Act in relation to stripper harvesters and drills, in which it was set out that the machines were to be sold at ...

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  44. NEW CHAIR AT UNIVERSITY.

    It has been decided to establish a Chair of Agriculture and Veterinary Science at the Sydney University, and negotiations between the Government and the Senate towards this ...

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  45. SHOT HIS SWEETHEART.

    A serious shooting affair occurred at Pakarae, a few miles from Gisborne. Minnie Paerson, aged 20 years, was shot by her lover, Walter Symons, with a revolver, ...

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  46. FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S SOUVENIR.

    The Federal Government proposes to issue to each officer and man of the visiting American fleet a souvenir photographic album, which will contain 150 pictures typical of the ...

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  47. OCEAN TRAINING SHIP.

    According to advices received in Sydney yesterday extensive improvements are to be effected on board the ocean training ship Port Jackson, which has just arrived at ...

    Article : 138 words
  48. VICTORIAN AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY'S SHOW.

    The Royal Agricultural Society has decided to alter the dates of the annual show so that they could entertain the visitors on September 1. The show will be hold from August ...

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  49. STEAMER RAKAIA DAMAGED.

    A cable message was yesterday received by the Sydney Marine Underwriters and Salvage Association, Limited, stating that the steamer Rakaia, which left the Bluff, New ...

    Article : 99 words
  50. THE RABBIT INDUSTRY.

    The rabbit industry is growing rapidly, and quite an army of trappers are now engaged. The town and railway station, where five buyers are in attendance oach train ...

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  51. A WORD FOR THE PETTY OFFICERS.

    Sir,—As a rotired petty officer of the Royal navy I wish to draw your attention to an oversight in the programme drawn up for the [?] tertainment of the United States fleet. You ...

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  52. LABOUR PARTY'S AIMS.

    Mr. Keir Hardie, M.P. (Labour), speaking at Portheawl yesterday, said that the Independent Labour party had converted the working classes from Liberalism and ...

    Article : 57 words
  53. SOCIALISTS IN NEW ZEALAND.

    A meeting addressed by the Prime Minister at Christchurch was disturbed by socialists, two of whom attempted to take charge and address the assemblage. The meeting passed a ...

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  54. DISPOSAL OF A MOTOR CAR.

    Peter Allsopp, an electrician, of Wagga, was at the Police Court to-day charged under the Lotteries and Art Union Act of 1901 with endeavouring to dispose of a motor car by ...

    Article : 64 words
  55. THE BRITISH FOOTBALLERS.

    The British footballers defeated South Canterbury by 12 points to 6. Soon after the game began Vasall was thrown heavily, and had to retire. ...

    Article : 37 words
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