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  2. QUEENSLAND.

    The Railway Commissioners have been informed that a guard on the western mail train from Roma reported yesterday on arrival at Toowoomba that a man on a ...

    Article : 180 words
  3. VICTORIA.

    A case of drowning occurred at [?]nglewood, the victim being a lad, Ralph Med[?]alf, aged 10 years. In company with two younger boys, the lad was paddling in the ...

    Article : 59 words
  4. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The Condobolin election has resulted in the return of Mr. P. J. Clara, who was returned at the general election, but was unseated on the petition of Mr. A. Stewart. ...

    Article : 79 words
  5. THE STATE PARLIAMENT.

    As a result of a four hours' sitting good progress was made in the Council on Tuesday—the anniversary, by the way, of a redletter day in the history of Parliament. The ...

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  6. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received November 5, 10 p.m.] THE ROYAL FAMILY.

    At the dinner given on board the Royal yacht Victoria and Albert on Friday, his Majesty King Edward VII., in proposing the [?]oast of the health of their ...

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  7. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received November 5, 10 p.m.] BATTLE OF BRAKEN LAAGTE.

    Lord Kitchener has sent to the Secretary of State for War further details regarding the fighting at Braken Laagte, where Colonel Benson's column was attacked by ...

    Article : 218 words
  8. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received November 5, 10 p.m.] FRANCE.

    Great activity is still being displayed at the French naval station at Toulon, where a second squadron and additional troops are being prepared for service against ...

    Article : 195 words
  9. [BY SUBMARINE TELEGRAPH.] [Received November 5, 10 p.m.] BRITISH POLITICS.

    The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, was at Bristol last night, and spoke at a meeting there. He said that the war was ...

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  10. BOTHA'S COUSIN CAPTURED.

    Intelligence has been received of the capture at Volksrust, a village just across the Natal border, on the Transvaal, of Christopher Botha, a cousin of General Louis ...

    Article : 49 words
  11. A LONG SLEEP.

    John Lambe, who was suffering from asthma, took a sleeping draught to send him to sleep. His wife went to see her husband later in the night, and found him ...

    Article : 47 words
  12. SUPPOSED SUICIDE.

    A young woman, Gertrude Smith, has disappeared. She lived at Richmond. Her hat and a set of artificial teeth were found on the Richmond-bridge, and this led to ...

    Article : 156 words
  13. STARVED TO DEATH.

    Wm. Allen, 52 years of age, was admitted to the Hospital in a state of the most extreme emaciation. The man was found in a hut at Alphington to a dying state, wasted ...

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  14. CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR SOLDIERS.

    Her Majesty Queen Alexandra is sending a large number of silver-mounted briarwood pipes as Christmas boxes for the troops now in South Africa. ...

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  15. THE COURT AT SANDRINGHAM.

    Their Majesties the King and Queen, with the members of the court, left London for Sandringham, Norfolk, yesterday. Sandringham was brought by his Majesty ...

    Article : 45 words
  16. THE OC[?]N AT FREMANTLE.

    The French mail steamer Oceanien arrived at 11 a.m. from Marseilles, with the following passengers in the saloon:— For Fremantle—Messrs. Blackmore, Neil, ...

    Article : 83 words
  17. THE AUSTRALIANS.

    Lieutenant Galopin and Captain Tivey, of the Victorian Mounted Infantry, are passengers from London by the Orient liner Oroya. ...

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  18. ROBBERTY AND ATTEMPTED MURDER.

    Early this morning Ernest McPherson saw Edmund Rave, aged 50, struggling in the waters of Rozelle Bay, and rescued him, and took him to the Sydney Hospital, ...

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  19. "A GENTLEMANLY STRANGER."

    Several cases of pocket-picking have been reported to the police. One of the most recent occurred to Mr. Francis E. Rivers, a miner from the West. He was standing ...

    Article : 124 words
  20. THE KING'S TITLE.

    His Majesty the King has caused a proclamation to be issued containing the exact words of the additional title to be assumed by him as a recognition of Imperial unity ...

    Article : 117 words
  21. THE PASTORAL QUESTION.

    Sir—My attention has just been called to a letter over the signature "T. S. Price," dealing witht he pastoiral and other questions, and intended as a reply ...

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  22. ARTILLERY FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    Orders have been issued for the dispatch of 300 Royal Artillerymen to South Africa from Halifax, Nova Scotia. They will take six Maxim guns with them. A detachment ...

    Article : 49 words
  23. FRENCH INTENTIONS.

    An important debate-took place yesterday in the Chamber of Deputies respecting the position of affairs between France and Turkey. The question was raised by an ...

    Article : 249 words
  24. GRANVILLE STICKING-UP CASE.

    A sum of £100 was offered this morning as a reward for information leading to the apprehension and conviction of the person who attempted to stick up and rob two of ...

    Article : 60 words
  25. SMUGGLING ARMS AND AMMUNITION.

    For months past we have heard reports of the smuggling of arms and ammunition into South Africa by way of Delagoa Bay and other harbors and inlets. The British ...

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  26. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    The Mayor and Councillors of Perth entertained Sir Edward Whittenoom in the Council Chambers to-day and welcomed him back to the State. In responding to the ...

    Article : 125 words
  27. GENERAL BULLER.

    The enthusiasm for General Redvers Buller in Devonshire has resulted in an extraordinary proposal being made. This is no less than that statues of the general shall be ...

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  28. ANOTHER ACCOUNT.

    A "Standard" correspondent has telegraphed to his paper an account of the battle at Braken Laagte. In the course of it he says that Colonel Benson was ...

    Article : 196 words
  29. HIGHWAY ROBBERY.

    Another highway robbery is reported from Rydal. A traveller was bailed up by an armed man between that place and Bowenfels, about noon to-day. He was ...

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  30. FIRE AT HILLGROVE.

    A destructive fire occurred at Hillgrove early this morning in a block of buildings, adjoining the post-office. Three shops, known as Sims' Buildings, were completely ...

    Article : 71 words
  31. THE INDIAN FRONTIER.

    Intelligence has been received from Simla of another serious outbreak on the part of the turbulent Mashud tribesmen, who have given so much trouble on the Indian ...

    Article : 115 words
  32. MR. ASQUITH AT LEEDS.

    Speaking at Leeds on Saturday, the Right Hon. H. H. Asquith, Liberal member for Fife East in the House of Commons, repudiated the suggestion that had been made ...

    Article : 148 words
  33. GOLD SHIPMENT.

    The R.M.S. Sierra, which sailed for San Francisco to-day, had £100,000 in the strong room, shipped as follows:—Bank of New South Wales, £50,000; and London ...

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  34. BROKEN HILL.

    At last night's meeting of the Barrier District Assembly Political Labor League the following resolutionw as carried:— "That in the opinion of this meeting, ...

    Article : 130 words
  35. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day Mr. Waddell informed Mr. S[?]obie that the amount deposited with the Government by the promoters of the Broken Mill to ...

    Article : 207 words
  36. A TREACHEROUS [?]OE.

    Later particulars respecting the attack by Mahsuds on Sepoys on the Indian frontier show that the latter were ambushed by the tribesmen. The Mahsuds waited ...

    Article : 49 words
  37. WAR OFFICE CONTRACTS.

    At the Old Bailey Criminal Court yesterday John Henry Coram, J.P., aged 54, steamship owner and Government contractor, of Neyland House, ...

    Article : 318 words
  38. BOERS AND CAPE DUTCH.

    A telegram from Cape Town states that [?]an Heerden's commando have captured [?] Mounted Rifle men, belonging to the Cape Colony local forces. The capture ...

    Article : 198 words
  39. REPLY BY MR. MORLEY.

    Mr. John Morley, who is still in Scotland, spoke last night at Forfar. He took the opportunity of replying to Mr. Asquith's speech at Leeds. Mr. Morley asked if the ...

    Article : 82 words
  40. A SENSATIONAL EXPERIENCE.

    A young man named Kilmartin, had a sensational experience a few miles out of the town, when going to Yalcowinna. He was overtaken by a blinding duststorm at ...

    Article : 131 words
  41. AERIAL NAVIGATION.

    The committee of the French Aero Club have awarded to M. Santos-Dumont, the Brazilian aeronaut, the Deutsch prize of £4,000 for his performance on October 19 ...

    Article : 305 words
  42. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY.

    There were two petitions presented to the Assembly on Tuesday, the first by Mr. Roberts, asking for an amendment of the Early Closing Act, and the second by Mr. ...

    Article : 1,538 words
  43. THE BRITISH PARLIAMENT.

    A proclamation has been issued further proroguing the British Parliament to December 14. ...

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  44. REWARDING HEROISM.

    The heroic conduct of John Sly, an employee of the Silverton Tramway Company, in rescuing a baby that had fallen between the rails at the Oxide-street crossing a ...

    Article : 125 words
  45. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Assembly to-day, in reply to Mr. Givens, the Treasurer stated that 562 Chinese who recently resided in Queensland landed at Cooktown during the six months ...

    Article : 299 words
  46. A GERMAN LIBEL ACTION.

    Herr Schmidt, assistant-editor of the Stuttgart "Beobachter," has been sentenced to a month's imprisonment for libelling the German troops in China, by ...

    Article : 76 words
  47. FEDERAL POLITICS.

    Sitting after the Cup was not a success to-night. A few dreary speeches were made on the Kanaka Bill and then the second reading was formally agreed to Mr. ...

    Article : 191 words
  48. THE BRITISH NAVY.

    Sir W. Henry White, Director of Naval Construction and Assistant Controller of the Royal Navy, has resigned his position. The reason given is "ill-health." ...

    Article : 170 words
  49. THE WESTERN TRANSVAAL.

    Lord Methuen has reported to Lord Kitchener that he has just completed a punitive visit to the Rustenburg district, where on October 24, De La Rey and Kemp ...

    Article : 168 words
  50. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Silver.—To-day's price of bar silver is 2/2[?] per oz. London, November 5. Copper.—Copper on spot, £65 15[?] per ...

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  51. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Mr. Swin[?]en Eady has been appointed a judge of the Court of Chancery in successsion to Sir H. H. Cozens-Hardy, who was last week promoted to a Lord Justiceship. ...

    Article : 72 words
  52. SHIPPING.

    Moravian, steamer, 4573 tons, at London, from Sydney August 30. Mimiro, steamer, 6,225 tons, at London, from Lyttleton September 19. ...

    Article : 103 words
  53. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly to-day the Premier, reoplying to Mr. Piesse's speech in moving the no-confidence motion, contended that the Government had the confidence of the ...

    Article : 306 words
  54. COMPENSATION TO HOLLANDERS.

    The amount of £69,500, set aside by the British Government, as compensation to foreigners, who were deported from South Africa during the campaign, did not ...

    Article : 89 words
  55. CAPTURE OF REBELS.

    Lord Kitchener reports that a detachment from Lieutenant-Colonel H. D. P. Taylor's column, operating in the north of Cape Colony, between Wolvekop and ...

    Article : 66 words
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