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  2. A COLLIERY DISASTER.

    A serious disaster, attended with loss of life, occurred yesterday at a colliery in Lancashire. An explosion entombed seventy-six ...

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  3. PROPOSED HARBOUR WORKS.

    The Hobart Marine Board's proposed scheme for extensive harbour improvements is attracting a large amount of attention, and future action is being ...

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  4. THE BRITISH ARMY.

    In referring to the reluctance of the British volunteers to join the territorials, as was evidenced by figures recently supplied by the Secretary for ...

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  5. THE ROWING DISPUTE.

    At a mooting of the General committee of the Tasmanian Rowing Union, held at the Albion Hotel last night, the proposals of the Tasmanian Rowing ...

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  6. FOOTBALL JUBILEE.

    The opening of the jubilee carnival of Australasian football at the Melbourre Cricket Ground to-day was a great success. The attendance is estimated at ...

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  7. PERSONAL.

    His Excellency Sir Thomas and Lady Gibson-Carmichael, attended by Mr. Victor Nelson Hood and Captain Hope, A.D.C., were present at the football match ...

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  8. HOLLAND AND VENEZUELA.

    It was stated last week that in consequence of President Castro's action in expelling the Dutch Minister from Venezuela, the Dutch squadron was ...

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  9. NEW ZEALAND V. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The first match was between New South Wales and New Zealand. At half-time it looked as though New South Wales were going to prove the much better side. ...

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  10. A LIVERPOOL TRAGEDY.

    The body of a little girl named Madge Kirby was found last week in the cellar of an empty house at Liverpool. ...

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  11. LODDON VALLEY GOLDFIELDS

    A meeting of shareholders in the Loddon Valley Goldfields Co. Ltd. was held yesterday to consider what action should betaken in regard to the ...

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  12. IRELAND AND HOME RULE.

    Archbishop Carr, of Melbourne, delivered an address last evening at Mount Bellew, in Galway, Ireland. He said that if when the Irish were ...

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  13. THE OLYMPIC CONTESTS.

    During the Olympic competitions at the Stadium, Shophord's Bush, last month, exception was taken to the tactics of several of the American ...

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  14. TASMANIA QUEENSLAND.

    For the contest between Tasmania and Queensland the attendance numbered about 10,000. Unlike its predecessor, however, the match was very one-sided. ...

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  15. SWIMMING THE CHANNEL.

    T. Burgess, who has made several unsuccessful attempts to swim across the English Channel, left Dover again on Saturday in the hope of being able ...

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  16. AMERICAN CRUISER SQUADRON

    The London "Daily Telegraph states that Admiral Swinburn's American squadron of six of the largest and most modern armoured cruisers and seven ...

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  17. SOUTH AFRICAN UNION.

    A national convention, to be attended by representatives from the vari[?]us colonies in South Africa, for the purpose of considering the subject of ...

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  18. COUNTY CRICKET.

    In the county cricket match between Lancashire and Leicester yesterday, Tyldesley, playing for the former, scored 243. ...

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  19. THE AMERICAN FLEET.

    Yesterday the Premier (Hon. J. W. Evans, C.M.G.) directed that the following telegram should be despatched to Sydney as first words of welcome to the ...

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  20. LAWLESSNESS IN IRELAND.

    Owing to lawlessness at Macroom, in the county of Cork, the Civil Bill officers rofuse to act, even under police escort. ...

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  21. OUTRAGE AT CAIRO.

    A band of ruffians, armed with bludgeons, attacked two tram-cars at Cairo, Egypt, at midnight on Monday. ...

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  22. BAPTIST'S CONFERENCE.

    A conference of Baptists, at which delegates from all parts of Europe will be present, will be opened at Berlin on August 31. ...

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  23. THE UNWRITTEN LAW.

    In the Practice Court to-day an application was made to Mr. Justice Hodges for an order nisi to review the decision of the Court of Petty Sessions ...

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  24. PREPARATIONS AT SYDNEY.

    Sydney was astir to-day, and the streets are thronged as on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve. The visitors have poured into the city for a week ...

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  25. OLD BRIGADES'S GOOD WISHES.

    The following telegram was sent yesterday by Mr. J. K. Reid, on behalf of the Tasmanian inter-State football team of 1887:— ...

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  26. A NASTY EXPERIENCE.

    Mr. M. McLennan, proprietor of the Grand Hotel, had a narrow escape from serious injury to-day. He was engaged unharnessing two horses from ...

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  27. MR. KIDSTON IN ENGLAND.

    It was recently announced that the Premier of Queensland (Mr. W. Kidston) had rented offices for the Queens-land agency in the Strand, alongside ...

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  28. THROWN FROM A JAUNTING CAR.

    Mr. Ennis, who was recently appointed Assistant Under-Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, in succession to Sir J. Dougherty, was thrown ...

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  29. GRATIFICATION IN THE NORTH.

    Great satisfacion was manifested here at the result of the football match in Melbourne. A large crowd assembled in Brisbane-street to await the posting of the ...

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  30. COLOURS OF THE TEAMS.

    New South Wales.—Jersey, Royal blue, red waratah on left breast; knickers, white; hose, Royal blue—Colours, Royal Blue with red waratah. ...

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  31. THE EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA.

    Francis Josef I., Emperor of Austria, was 78 years of age yesterday. All the crowned heads of Europe, and President Roosevelt of the United ...

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  32. LAUNCESTON'S NEED OF TRAMS.

    His Worship the Mayor (Alderman Boland) received information to-day that Mr. R. Hain, of the firm of Alex. Peacock and Co., which is acting on ...

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  33. THE BRITISH CABINET.

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer (Mr Lloyd-George) has sent a message to the "Chronicle," in which he indignantly repels the "Standard's" ...

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  34. ACTING HONOURABLY.

    When a complaint was called at the Police Court to-day against a young man for neglecting to support his illegitimate child. Detective-Sergeant Bain announced ...

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  35. MARKED STAMPS. AGAIN USED.

    The renovation and the reissue of used stamps in Moscow has defrauded the postal authorities of £600,000. Thirty persons, including a postal ...

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  36. THE ROSTER.

    August 21.—Victoria v. New Zealand. August 22.—Tasmania v. New South Wales; South Australia v. West Australia. ...

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  37. ULVERSTONE POULTRY SHOW

    The annual poultry show to-day passed off successfully. The number of entries was much smaller than that of last year, but the exhibits generally were of good ...

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  38. THE TASMANIAN SMELTERS.

    Mr. T. C. Dunster, managing director, and Mr. E. Carter, manager of the Tasman and Crown Lyell Extended mines, arrived from Melbourne to-day, ...

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  39. LOST IN THE BUSH.

    Mrs. Tarton, an old lady who get lost in the bush at Cavendish on Friday last, was found yesterday by a boundary rider named Royle ...

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  40. THE TURKISH CONSTITUTION.

    One of the changes in Turkish administration under the new Constitution will be the abolition of the spy system. Reuter says it is estimated that the ...

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  41. GENERAL CABLES.

    Ordinary shares in Dalgety and Co. Limited are quoted at £5 15s. ...

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  42. GENERAL TELEGRAMS.

    Mr. J. G.Long, the newly-appointed conductor of the Waratah Brass Band, was accorded a very hearty welcome to the township on Tuesday by the ...

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