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  2. THE STATE PARLIAMENT

    The Pastoral Bill monopolised the attention of the Council on Thursday, wher three speeches were delivered before [?] early adjournment was made to enable the ...

    Article : 2,191 words
  3. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received November 1, 2 a.m.] CONCENTRATION CAMPS.

    The appeal made to the Government by the Bishop of Hereford and Canon Gore for the removal of the concentration camps in South Africa to the seaside has ...

    Article : 260 words
  4. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received November 1, 2 a.m.] THE OPHIR.

    The Royal yacht Ophir, with their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall on board, is now within sight of England. On Wednesday evening the vessel and ...

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  5. ENGLISH CRICKETERS.

    The members of MacLaren's English cricket team arrived at Fremantle by the R.M.S. Omrah this morning. They were welcomed by the Mayor of Fremantle, the ...

    Article : 1,108 words
  6. VICTORIA.

    Francis Robinson, a farmer at Carrum, got up at his usual hour to prepare breakfast, and was seen by a man who was working for him. In coming in for his ...

    Article : 132 words
  7. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    While unloading piles from a steam punt at Glenthorne the skids tipped down, and two brothers were knocked into the river. One, A. T. Trotter, was killed. ...

    Article : 36 words
  8. FEDERAL POLITICS. THE NO-CONFIDENCE DEBATE.

    A new element was introduced into the no-confidence debate to-day. Mr. Thomas moved his land tax amendment. Up to midnight Mr. Barton was the only member who ...

    Article : 805 words
  9. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received November 1, 2 a.m.] THE WAR.

    It has been decided by the War Office to send out cavalry reinforcements to South Africa, and the Aldershot Brigade has been ordered to prepare to leave ...

    Article : 85 words
  10. DROWNED IN A DAM.

    A daughter of Thomas Mooney wadrowned in a dam near Gunning. It is supposed that deceased, who was 21 years of age, was trying to reach some water. ...

    Article : 41 words
  11. UNFORTUNATE SHOOTING ACCIDENT.

    Two miners, named Waterson and Holmes, were practising shooting on the Macquarie River, the former marking for the latter, when, by some misunderstanding, ...

    Article : 64 words
  12. A LARGE ESTATE.

    Probate is being sought of the will of the late Mr. Samuel Shaw, of Beechworth, merchant. His death occurred at Port Said during a voyage to England, on June 22. ...

    Article : 128 words
  13. FRANCE. SHIPPING BOUNTIES.

    M. Millerand, the French Minister of Commerce and Industry, yesterday introduced a Bill in the Chamber of Deputies withdrawing the bounties previously paid ...

    Article : 74 words
  14. TIRED OF LIFE.

    A determined case of suicide occurred at Surry Hills to-day, the victim being a widow 63 years of age, named Annie Sloman, a native of Russian Poland. Three ...

    Article : 123 words
  15. A NEW ZEALANDER'S DEFAULT.

    In July last Trooper Tasker, of the New Zealanders, was tried by court-martial on a charge of being asleep at his post. He was found guilty of this grave offence, and ...

    Article : 113 words
  16. A BOY'S FREAK.

    A serious accident occurred to two boy at Norwell. The lads obtained an empty oil drum, filled it with water, stopped the hole, put it on a fire, and waited. They ...

    Article : 55 words
  17. THE UNFORTUNATE BOVERIC.

    Temporary repairs are being effected to the damaged portion of the steamer Boveric, which was in collision with the Cloncurry off the Heads yesterday. She ...

    Article : 111 words
  18. COLONIAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA.

    At the annual meeting of the Colonial Bank of Australasia, Limited, held to-day, Sir Rupert Clarke being in the chair, a dividend at the rate of 5 per cent. per ...

    Article : 80 words
  19. THE PROPOSED LOAN.

    The French Government loan of £11,000.000. which is being issued on the security of the indemnity which China has agreed to pay the Republic, is being raised ...

    Article : 75 words
  20. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN DISPUTE.

    The controversy between Sir J. Forrest and the representatives of various intereses in West Australia continues. On Tuesday Sir J. Forrest received the following ...

    Article : 163 words
  21. CAPTURE OF BOERS.

    It is reported that Colonel Fortescue encountered Muller's commando north of Balmoral, on the Delagoa Bay line, on the 27th. There was a running fight, which ...

    Article : 47 words
  22. WAGES BOARDS IN VICTORIA.

    A number of soap and candle manufacturers interviewed the State Premier today, and asked him to reconsider the proposal to [?]ring that industry under the ...

    Article : 126 words
  23. STRIKE AT BAKER'S CREEK.

    Mining work at Baker's Creek mine, Hillgrove, is at a standstill, the truckers having come out on strike for an increase of wages from 7/ to 8/ per day. The ...

    Article : 45 words
  24. CRETE.

    The Constantinople correspondent of the "Times" sitates that the Turkish Ambassador at St. Petersburg reports that the annexation of Crete by Greece is imminent ...

    Article : 67 words
  25. TESTING A SUBMARINE.

    The "Daily Express" this morning publishes a telegram from a Cherbourg correspondent, describing a serious accident which happened yesterday at that place ...

    Article : 126 words
  26. REVENUE RETURNS.

    The revenue for the month of October amounted to £933,612, showing an increase of £23,488 as compared with October of last year. ...

    Article : 25 words
  27. PUNISHING REBELS.

    Heavy sentences are still being imposed on rebels by the Treason Courts in South Africa. At Vryburg, British Bechuanaland, two rebels have been sentenced to death, ...

    Article : 43 words
  28. AN UNLUCKY VOYAGE.

    The four-masted barque Crocodile, from Liverpool, was towed into Port Jackson today, and reported the loss of two of her crew, as the result of the rough weather ...

    Article : 176 words
  29. QUEENSLAND.

    The total Customs collections in Brisbane for the month of October was £86,000, being an increase of £13,000, compared with the same month last year. ...

    Article : 58 words
  30. A BUMPING TRAIN.

    While backing into Princes-bridge station to clear the points this evening a train, laden with passengers for Ringwood, bumped hard against a dead end. For a few ...

    Article : 94 words
  31. FIELD CORNETS CAPTURED.

    On October 25 Lieutenant-Colonel Byng's forces surprised Commandant Stanneberg's commando and captured 22 Boers, including Field Cornets Stanneberg and ...

    Article : 30 words
  32. LONDON AND GLOBE CORPORATION.

    At the request of the directors of the London, Globe, and Finance Corporation, an order was made by Mr. Justice Wright at the Bankruptcy Court to-day for the ...

    Article : 44 words
  33. RUSSIA.

    The failure of the crops in the eastern provinces of European Russia has led to most disastrous consequences. There is widespread famine at a terrible ...

    Article : 106 words
  34. THE AUSTRALIANS.

    Captain Adams, of the Tasmanian Bushmen's Contingent, has been invalided to England. ...

    Article : 19 words
  35. THE MACKAY MURDER.

    At Mackay Circuit Court to-day a kanaka was charged with the murder of a man at Ashburton. He pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to death by Judge Powder, who ...

    Article : 37 words
  36. NEW SMELTING COMPANY.

    The prospectus of the Smelting and Refining Company of Australia has been is sued to the public. The capital of the concern is set down at £650,000, including ...

    Article : 65 words
  37. GOULBURN SHOOTING CASE.

    At the conclusion of an inquest at Kotupna to-day, concerning the death of John Hogan, who was shot on the bank of the Goulburn River last Saturday by a rifleman ...

    Article : 72 words
  38. COAL CHEAPENING.

    It is an open secret at Newcastle that the best coal from a number of high grade mines can be bought at a substantial reduction on 11/ per ton. The standard ...

    Article : 76 words
  39. THE RECENT GALES.

    The experience of the schooner Lamael on her present voyage from Duck River, Tasmania, to Adelaide, provides ample evidence of the severity of the gales which ...

    Article : 479 words
  40. THE OMRAH AT FREMANTLE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 853 words
  41. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Tallow.—At the tallow sales to-day 1,350 casks were offered at auction, and 825 casks sold. All kinds declined 6d, in price. Silver.—To-day's price of bar silver is ...

    Article : 136 words
  42. STATE PARLIAMENTS. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The Legislative Council to-day resumed the discussion in committee of the Industrial Arbitration Bill. It was decided to exclude servant girls from the operation ...

    Article : 407 words
  43. THE YACHT ARIADNE.

    Some sensational evidence was given today during the hearing of the case in which George Mumford, Thomas Carado Kerry, and Andreich Freke, are charged with ...

    Article : 444 words
  44. BUBONIC PLAGUE.

    Two deaths from bubonic plague are reported to have occurred in Liverpool. ...

    Article : 23 words
  45. BRITISH GUIANA.

    King Victor Emmanuel III. of Italy has acceded to the request of the Governments of Great Britain and Brazil that he would act as arbitrator to settle the disputed ...

    Article : 48 words
  46. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    Anxious enquiries were made yesterday with regard to the French barque Ville de Rouen, which was reported to be aground on the rocks, 40 miles north of Fremantle, ...

    Article : 296 words
  47. GIGANTIC FRAUD.

    The trial at Nizhni Novgorod of several Russian Government officials on a charge of having embezzled the sum of £500,000, which was received in instalments in ...

    Article : 61 words
  48. THE MATHESON PETITION.

    An unexpected development has occurred in connection with the petition against the election of Senator Matheson to the Senate. He is on leave of absence pending a ...

    Article : 80 words
  49. BRITISH COMMERCE.

    The attempted boycott of British commerce on the Continent, instigated by the waterside workers at Rouen, has ended in a fiasco, the dock laborers at Antwerp and ...

    Article : 83 words
  50. MR. GLYNN ON THE TARIFF.

    Referring to Mr. Glynn's speech in the House of Representatives on the tariff, the Melbourne "Age" remarks:— The member from South Australia ...

    Article : 765 words
  51. GENERAL BULLER.

    General Sir Redvers Buller has declined to accept a testimonial with which it was intended to present him, and the subscriptions already received have been ...

    Article : 41 words
  52. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The revenue on the Pine Creek railway for the month of October amounted to £2,017. The general meeting of the North ...

    Article : 225 words
  53. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 616 words
  54. VICTORIA.

    On the motion of the Premier (Mr. Peacock), in the State Legislative Assembly to-day, special Wages Boards were appointed in the trades of brewers or bottlers of ...

    Article : 129 words
  55. THE BANK RATE.

    The Bank of England rate has been raised from 3 per cent. to 4 per cent. ...

    Article : 34 words
  56. BOWEL COMPLAINT IN CHILDREN.

    During the summer months children are subject to disorder of the bowels, and should receive the most careful attention. As soon as any looseness of the bowels is ...

    Article : 86 words
  57. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly to-day Mr. Piesse moved the no-confidence motion of which he had given notice, generally attacking the Government on the administration of the ...

    Article : 112 words
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