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  2. CONCERNING PEOPLE.

    His Excellency the Governor and Lady Tennyson trill be present at the polo gymkhana this afternoon, and will take luncheon with the committee. ...

    Article : 519 words
  3. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    The Speaker (Rp. Holder, S.A.) took the chair at 10.30 a.m. A Point of Order. Rp. S. Smith (N.S.W.) called attention ...

    Article : 1,331 words
  4. FALSE MODESTY.

    "Father of a Family" writes:—"The agitation for the removal of Hercules and Venus from the gaze of the lewd aud the innocent has come at a most opportuna time, as I ...

    Article : 905 words
  5. VENUS AND HERCULES.

    The thought that a man could be so morally lost "Sense," the correspondent who objected to the light garb of Venus and Hercules, irritated me exceedingly. ...

    Article : 1,478 words
  6. THE BRITISH BUDGET.

    There is a movement in Canada to instruct the delegates to the Imperial Conference of Premiers to be held in London after the coronation celebrations to ...

    Article : 76 words
  7. THE SOCIALIST RIOTS IN BELGIUM.

    There are now 250,000 Workers on strike, in Belgium, but quietness prevails owing to the activity of large bodies of troops, who parade the streets in the principal ...

    Article : 468 words
  8. SPION KOP.

    The Ministry have at last published the text of the suppressed despatches relating to the disaster at Spion Kop, Natal, on January 24, 1900 The documents show ...

    Article : 275 words
  9. THE BOER CAPAIGN.

    The Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Standard, The Daily Chronicle, and other leading newspapers are to-day—probably by request of the Government—absolutely ...

    Article : 251 words
  10. THE NEW WAR LOAN.

    The Times affirms that the new war loan of £32,090,000 has already been subscribed fifteenfold, and the stock is quoted at a premium of 15/ per cent. ...

    Article : 36 words
  11. QUEEN WILHELMINA.

    The latest bulletins from the Hague state that the young Queen of the Netherlands is still feverish, and that, though the doctors hope that the crisis of her illness has ...

    Article : 47 words
  12. "COLONEL" LYNCH, M.P.

    Mr. Lewis Handley, a Natal fanner, has arrived in London, in order to give evidence against "Col." Arthur Lynch, Nationalist M.P. for Galway Borough ...

    Article : 132 words
  13. DEATH OF A SPANISH PRINCE.

    The death is announced of Don Francisco d'Assisi, husband of ex-Queen Isabella H. of Spain, and grandfather of the present Kins of that country. The deceased was ...

    Article : 272 words
  14. THE AFRICANDER BOND'S BLUNDERS.

    At a caucus meeting of the Africander Bond, attended by representatives of 12 districts in Cape Colony, a motion was passed censuring the leaders of the ...

    Article : 84 words
  15. COMMERCE AND FINANCE.

    Lead.—The price of soft Spanish lead is £11 13/1½ per ton. Spelter is selling at £17 17/6. Pig iron is quoted at 54/3. ...

    Article : 300 words
  16. THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT.

    Details of the terrible railway disaster near Machanie, between Potchefstroom and Klerksdrop, show that owing to a mistake a train laden with troops went past ...

    Article : 101 words
  17. WILL LIVING BE DEARER?

    The leading butchers of Adelaide confirm the view of the stock salesmen and dealers published in The Register of Thursday to the effect that a rise in the price of meat ...

    Article : 776 words
  18. CHINA.

    A Muscovite force recently gave battle to a body of 800 Chinese robbers between Moukden, the capital of Manchuria, and tile town of Kirin, situated 225 miles ...

    Article : 76 words
  19. A STRANGE REPORT.

    A private letter from a soldier in South Africa states that some time ago 100 men of the 6th New Zealand Contingent were captured by Boers, who stripped and ...

    Article : 43 words
  20. IRELAND.

    In the House of Commons yesterday Mr. John E. Redmond Leader of the Nationalists, protested against the notion of the Government in again applying the Crimes Act ...

    Article : 88 words
  21. PARLIAMENTARY REFORM IN VICTORIA.

    The deputation appointed, at the reform conference held yesterday, waited to-day upon the Premier (Mr. Peacock), and submitted to him a series of resolutions ...

    Article : 337 words
  22. REBEL SUCCESSES.

    Reuter's cable messages from China state that the Kwangsi rebels, whose ranks have been largely recruited by deserters from the imperial army are now in possession ...

    Article : 150 words
  23. LATEST STOCK QUOTATIONS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 149 words
  24. THE SHIP PORT PATRICK.

    The Chief Justice gave judgment in the Vice-Admiralty Court to-day on the claim for salvage made by the owners, captain, and crew of the tugboat Champion against ...

    Article : 383 words
  25. THE SOUTH LINE ACCIDENT.

    George Stagg, who was injured in the accident through the Victor Harbour train on Wednesday evening colliding at the Goodwood road crossing with a wagon ...

    Article : 347 words
  26. BANK OF ENGLAND RETURNS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 69 words
  27. RUSSIA.

    Letters written from Russia indicate that the country is apparently on the verge of a social upheaval and reveal that there is a deeprooted movement in the direction ...

    Article : 154 words
  28. OVERSEA SHIPPING.

    At London or in Channel.—Scotia, steamer, from Adelaide February, 28; Australasian, steamer, from Newcastle February 10: Beacoh Rock, ship, from Wellington ...

    Article : 98 words
  29. A KANAKA MURDERED.

    The body of a man has been discovered in a waterhole near Ingham, in the sugarcane district north of Townsville. It had been in the water about a fortnight and ...

    Article : 112 words
  30. A SUSPICIOUS DEATH.

    The inquest concerning the death of Edith Warton, whose body was found, much decomposed, at Rockdale on April 16 was concluded to-day. The doctors ...

    Article : 243 words
  31. THE CORONATION CONTINGENT.

    A general order issued from headquarters to-day contains additional information with reference to the Australian Coronation Corps. The uniform will be as ...

    Article : 178 words
  32. MELBOURNE WOMEN'S HOSPITAL.

    The committee of the Women's Hospital was informed at a meeting this afternoon that Dr. Margaret Martell had taken up her duties in the midwifery department of ...

    Article : 218 words
  33. THE INDRADEVI SMALLPOX CASES.

    Two additional cases of smallpox have occurred among the crew of the steamer Indradevi who were quarantined at North Head. The outbreak ia among 17 men ...

    Article : 110 words
  34. THE QUEENSLAND OUTLAWS.

    The Commissioner of Police has made a recommendation that the two brothers Kenniff be outlawed, and that a large reward be offered for their capture. The ...

    Article : 137 words
  35. THE PEARLING INDUSTRY.

    The steamer Moresby left Thursday Island yesterday for Merouke, Dutch New Guinea, taking quite a large number of passengers who are enquiring into the ...

    Article : 78 words
  36. CABLE RATES.

    Mr. See received the following cable message this evening from Sir Joseph Ward. Postmaster-General of New Zealand.—"I suggest that you see Mr. Barton re ...

    Article : 125 words
  37. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 329 words
  38. A FORTUNE SQUANDERED.

    At an inquest to-day on tho body of Edward Gallagher, who died of a fractured skull, it was stated by the police that the deceased wag at one lime worth £25,000 ...

    Article : 51 words
  39. GOSSIP AND NOTES.

    The Customs Tariff Bill, under which the federal customs duties will be imposed, was circulated to-day. Its principal provisions read:—"The time of the imposition of ...

    Article : 1,349 words
  40. HOMICIDE BY MISADVENTURE.

    An inquest was hold to-day concerning le death of George Boote, who was shot while playing on a raft with a boy named Jones at Miler's Point yesterday. ...

    Article : 79 words
  41. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 29 words
  42. ACCIDENT TO THE STEAMER FRANKLIN.

    News has just been received at Israelite Bay from Fort Malcolm that the steamer Franklin on entering that port this afternoon, bad a hole knocked in her bottom. ...

    Article : 45 words
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