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  2. THE AMERICAN FLEET.

    Mr. McCall, secretary of the State Cabinet committee, to-day received instructions from the Premier, Sir Thomas Bent, to invite to Melbourne the Premiers ...

    Article : 284 words
  3. SYDNEY'S TRAMWAY SERVICE.

    The tram service of Sydney and suburbs was bro[?]ght to a sudden stop at 10 o'clock this morning. After last night's vote of the day staff ...

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  4. QUEBEC TERCENTENARY.

    The chief feature of Thursday's festivities in connection with the tercentenary celebrations at Quebec was the glorification of Samuel de Champlain, ...

    Article : 318 words
  5. BISLEY COMPETITIONS.

    The first stage for His Majesty the King's prize, in connection with the Bisley competitions, was fired to-day. The distances are 200, 500, and 600 ...

    Article : 147 words
  6. PERSONAL.

    We have received a copy of the "Rothesay (Scotland) Express," which contains a long report of the welcome home to Mr. George Innes. There was a public ...

    Article : 1,254 words
  7. BANDITS IN AMERICA.

    A sensational incident occurred this week at the town of Jamaica Plain, near Boston. Three armed strangers, who are ...

    Article : 215 words
  8. NEWS OF THE DAY[?]

    A Court of Revision of the Queenborough Municipality was to have been held yesterday afternoon, but owing to unforeseen circumstances had to be ...

    Article : 1,824 words
  9. NEW YORK TO PARIS.

    Tidings received last month of the cars competing in the motor race from New York to Paris stated that they had reached Siberia from Vladivostock, and ...

    Article : 92 words
  10. CURIOUS COMPENSATION CASE.

    A curious defence was raised in an [?] tion in the County Court to-day. The[?] plaintiff was Ernest George Harris, a[?] fur-cutter, and the defendants the Union ...

    Article : 321 words
  11. TROOPS IN THE TRANSVAAL.

    The Premier of the Transvaal (General Botha) states that he has strongly urged the Imperial Government to retain the British garrison in the ...

    Article : 98 words
  12. FIRE IN A COLLIERY.

    A number of miners engaged in the High House colliery at Auchinleck, in the coal mining district of Ayrshire, Scotland, had a thrilling experience ...

    Article : 83 words
  13. SWIMMING THE CHANNEL.

    Jabez Wolffe, who made a fifth attempt to swim across the English Channel early in July, but who was com(pelled to abandon the effort after being ...

    Article : 76 words
  14. RELEASE OF CLARK KENNEDY.

    A British subject named Clark Kennedy was kidnapped by Moors, outside of Tangier last month. A ransom of fifty thousand dollars ...

    Article : 90 words
  15. A CANON ADMONISHED.

    A peculiar church dispute, arising out of the marriage of a resident of Norwich, in England, with his deceased wife's sister, was brought before Sir ...

    Article : 126 words
  16. TRAGEDY IN QUEENSLAND.

    A tragedy took place at the Family[?] Hotel, Townsville, yesterday,. A Japanese cook named Taraka shof[?]l dead a waitress named Maggie ...

    Article : 93 words
  17. ROYAL DRAWING SOCIETY.

    The Duchess of Argyll has opened at Kensington Palace the annual exhibition of the Royal Drawing Society. Fifteen hundred drawings are being ...

    Article : 73 words
  18. THE OLYMPIC GAMES.

    The one hundred metres (109.[?]yds.) race in the Olympic contests in the Stadium at Shepherd's Bush, was won yesterday by Walker, a South African ...

    Article : 84 words
  19. LOST IN THE BUSH.

    Mrs. Beechey, the heroine of Pyengana, arrived here this morning from St. Helen's in one of Mr. J. W. Thompson's motor cars, driven by that ...

    Article : 305 words
  20. COLLISION IN THE THAMES.

    The Admiralty division of the High Court has given its decision in the matter of the collision that occurred some time ago between the steamers ...

    Article : 74 words
  21. THE SULTAN OF TURKEY.

    The disaffection among the Turkish troops has made the Sultan somewhat apprenhensive regarding the loyalty of his responsible officers. ...

    Article : 192 words
  22. GALLERY NOTES.

    Private members' business took up unexpected time. Mr. Bennett, began with a motion providing for free grants of land to settlers under certain conditions of ...

    Article : 716 words
  23. THE AMERICAN FLEET.

    The American fleet of battleships commanded by Admiral Sperry has sailed from Honolulu for Auckland. ...

    Article : 27 words
  24. GENERAL CABLES.

    The Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council in Natal have passed the Indemnity Bill. ...

    Article : 25 words
  25. IRISH UNIVERSITIES BILL.

    On the report stage of the Irish Universities Bill in the House of Commons yesterday, the Ulster members vainly tried to introduce amendments, ...

    Article : 146 words
  26. FEEDING SCHOOL CHILDREN.

    The Labour party in the House of Commons will introduce in the autumn session a bill providing for the compulsory feeding of necessitous school ...

    Article : 30 words
  27. INTERFERENCE WITH MACEDONIA.

    A manifesto has been issued in Turkey opposing interference with Macedonia by the powers or the Balkan States. It promises freedom to every ...

    Article : 43 words
  28. THE CHURCH IN WALES.

    A deputation of Welsh Nonconformists waited upon the Prime Minister (Mr. [?]. H. Asquith) yesterday, and urged him to introduce a bill to ...

    Article : 123 words
  29. AUSTRALIAN INVENTIONS.

    Sergt. Matthews, of the 5th Australian Infantry Regiment, brought under the notice of the Chief of Ordnance a magazine rifle which he had invented. This ...

    Article : 251 words
  30. LAUNCESTON RIFLE CLUB.

    The annual meeting of the Launceston Rifle Club was held to-night, Captain Walter Croft presiding. The report showed that the club had 4[?] ...

    Article : 185 words
  31. FINANCIAL.

    The Bank of England figures for July 23, with the previous week's totals given in parentheses, are as follow:— Issue Department. — Reserves in ...

    Article : 84 words
  32. COMMONWEALTH FISHERIES.

    Mr. H. C. Dannevig, who was appointed some months ago as Director of Fisheries for Australia, will enter upon[?] his Federal duties next week. ...

    Article : 77 words
  33. GENERAL TELEGRAMS.

    A report is current to the effect that a tannery on a fairly large scale is to be established in the neighbourhood of Launceston. ...

    Article : 221 words
  34. THE PRICE OF MEAT.

    It was recently stated in the House of Commons that one of the causes that contributed to the high price of meat in England was the fact that the trade ...

    Article : 141 words
  35. COLLISION IN HOBSONS BAY.

    The Court of Marine Inquiry to-day found that the collision between the steamer Courier and the naval picket launch in Hobson's Bay on June 30 ...

    Article : 130 words
  36. FATALITY AT MOUNT LYELL.

    At the inquest held to-day touching the death of David Young, who was killed at the North Lyell mine, the evidence went to show that a large ...

    Article : 85 words
  37. AUSTRALASIAN STOCKS.

    New Zealand 3 per cent., —89. Tasmanian 3½, £99; 3, £88. ...

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  38. AUSTRALIAN NATIVES' ASSOCIATION.

    A new branch of the A.N.A. was formed here last night. Twenty-three members were enrolled. The officers elected were:— M. Handley, president; C. R. Hales, ...

    Article : 45 words
  39. BILLS.

    The bank rate of discount for three months bills is 13/8 per cent. The rate at Paris is 13/8, and at Berlin 2[?] per cent. Short-dated loans are quoted in ...

    Article : 36 words
  40. TASMANIAN LOAN.

    The public has fully subscribed the Tasmanian 3½ per cent. £200,000 loan. ...

    Article : 18 words
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