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  2. PRINCESS RADZIWILL'S TRIAL.

    The trial of Princess Radziwill, on one of the 17 counts on which she was committed for forgery, fraud, and contravention of the Telegraph Act, is proceeding at ...

    Article : 321 words
  3. IMPERIAL PROBLEMS.

    Captain Mahan, the well-known American naval authority, in a striking article in the current issue of the "National Review," contends that the maintenance of an ...

    Article : 436 words
  4. PERSONAL.

    A private letter, written in Colombo, has been received in Adelaide from Sir Edwin Smith, who is on his way to England on board the Oceana. Sir Edwin stated that ...

    Article : 1,315 words
  5. THE DEFENCE FORCES.

    In the House of Representatives to-day Mr. Watson directed attention to some comments by the Melbourne "Argus" on Mr. Whitelaw's petition against the ...

    Article : 837 words
  6. VICTORIA.

    A serious burning accident occurred at Murchison, the victim being a little [?] The child was seated near a copper, under which a fire was burnin[?] when the ...

    Article : 148 words
  7. THE BOER WAR.

    A pamphlet published in Germany is circulating in London, purporting to contain official reports from the Boer leaders, including Generals De La Rey, Smuts, ...

    Article : 85 words
  8. BRITISH POLITICS.

    Lord Spencer has succeeded the late Lord Kimberley as leader of the Liberal Party in the House of Lords. Lord Spencer is an ardent follower of Sir [?] ...

    Article : 41 words
  9. THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL.

    The Federal Government have decided to bring forward a measure providing that the Governor-General's present salary of £10,000 shall be supplemented by an annual ...

    Article : 193 words
  10. A NAVAL FATALITY.

    The first-class twin-screw battleship Formidable while off Maddal[?]na, a town on the south coast of Sardinia, was the scene of a terrible fatality. ...

    Article : 68 words
  11. THE VICTORIA CROSS.

    It was announced in a cable message published on April 22, that the Victoria Cross had been awarded to Sergeant James Rogers, of the South African Constabulary, ...

    Article : 298 words
  12. A SERIOUS ACCIDENT.

    Whilst playing cricket at Terang, A. M. Dempster had his left eye split open, owing to the ball striking him. He was in the act of [?] a full-pitched ball, when it ...

    Article : 63 words
  13. SIR WILFRID LAURIER.

    The "Daily Chronicle" announces that Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Premier of the Dominion of Canada, is ailing, and that in consequence he purposes retiring from political life at ...

    Article : 56 words
  14. TREATMENT OF CONSUMPTIVES.

    The Minister for Lands said to-day that he recognised the necessity for Government action in increasing the sanatoria in the State for the treatment of consumptives. ...

    Article : 78 words
  15. CABLE RATES.

    The reduction in the land charges for messages from Australia to New Zealand from [?]d. to ½d. per word made by the New Zealand Government in connection ...

    Article : 68 words
  16. THE SHIPPING COMBINE.

    It is sta[?]ed that the French Trans[?]Atlantic steamship companies have entered into an agreement with Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan's shipping combination on the same ...

    Article : 165 words
  17. A STRANGE BURNING CASE.

    Mr. Helyar, of Rainbow, who was burning stubb[?]e, was horrified to see his little ch[?] whose clothes had all been burned off her, come toddling towards him. Though ...

    Article : 75 words
  18. THE FEDERAL SITES TOUR.

    Final arrangements for the tour of the Federal capital sites by members of the House of Representatives next week were made to-day. ...

    Article : 30 words
  19. THE SUGAR INDUSTRY.

    Mr. R. Edwards, one of the Queensland members in the House of Representatives, to-day received the following telegram from the president of the Mackay Chamber of ...

    Article : 89 words
  20. BURIED IN A WELL.

    A man named Kitts had, in company with an Assyrian, known as "Jimmy the Arab," contracted to clear an old well nea[?] Tatura of the slabs in it. They worked ...

    Article : 164 words
  21. GERMANY AND ENGLAND.

    Eight of the finest German battleships and three cruisers, commanded by Prince Henry, brother of the Kaiser, in the course of a protracted cruise they have been ...

    Article : 87 words
  22. THE JESUITS.

    The King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice has, on appeal, upheld the claim of Mr. Kennedy, a magistrate, to the exercise of an unfettered discretion as to ...

    Article : 164 words
  23. FEDERAL OFFICES.

    The Federal offices are "swelling wisibly," remarks the Melbourne "Argus." Ministers took up their new duties unpretentiously by occupying rooms in the transferred ...

    Article : 219 words
  24. KILLED BY A BOLTING HORSE.

    While attempting to prevent a horse escaping from a stable-yard a 14 year old son of Mr.-W. J. Williams, of B[?]la[?] was killed. The horse ran with full force again[?] ...

    Article : 58 words
  25. POSTAL MATTERS.

    Mr. Austen Chamberlain, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, replying to a ques[?] tion in the House of Commons yesterday, stated that Mr. Drake's cablegram ...

    Article : 291 words
  26. MINING SHARES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 28 words
  27. THE FACTORIES ACT.

    A small underclothing munufacturer in the city was to-day fined 10/ and costs on each of six charges for breaches of the Factories Act in paying a female employe ...

    Article : 70 words
  28. STOCKS AND SHARES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 127 words
  29. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Riverhead Paper Company shows a profit of £2,023[?] and pays a dividend of 7½ per cent. Mr. A. J. Williams has been elected grand ...

    Article : 107 words
  30. AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS.

    The Australian cricketers practised yesterday both before and after lunch. Jones was still absent, not having yet returned from Brighton, where he has gone to ...

    Article : 81 words
  31. CHINESE AFFAIRS.

    The Dowager Empress and the Emperor of China made an imposing re-entry into Pekin yesterday, after a pilgrimage to the eastern tombs. It was noted by observers ...

    Article : 119 words
  32. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Copper.—Copper is quoted at £52 5/. Tin.—Tin is quoted at £129 5/. Tallow.—At yesterday's auction of tallow 1,250 casks were offered and 500 sold'. ...

    Article : 68 words
  33. MR. POYNTON AND THE "AGE."

    Sir—As the condensed report of the slight brush I had with the "Age" may convey a wrong impression of my action in this matter, I send you a copy of the ...

    Article : 457 words
  34. QUEENSLAND.

    Chief-Inspector Douglas, who has been directing the movements of the police engaged in the search for the Kenniffs from Mitchell, is returning to Brisbane, where ...

    Article : 122 words
  35. FINLAND.

    The urban communal authorities in Finland are everywhere obstructing the enforcement of the Czar's decree for the establishment of Conscription Boards, and ...

    Article : 64 words
  36. BUBONIC PLAGUE.

    Two further cases of plague have been reported to the Board of Health, the patients being Andrew Patterson, 54 years of age, a stationer, residing and carrying ...

    Article : 72 words
  37. BELGIAN TERRITORY IN AFRICA.

    It is reported in Brussels that Belgian territory lying within the Lado enclosure in the Bari country, on the left bank of the Nile, has been occupied by British troops. ...

    Article : 39 words
  38. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Gloucestershire County Council are restoring the canal connecting the River Thames and the River Severn, and the channel will be reopened in October next. ...

    Article : 32 words
  39. BROKEN HILL.

    Mr. J. Dwyer (district representative of the H.A.C.B. Society of New South Wales) was welcomed by the local branch at a smoke social last night. ...

    Article : 33 words
  40. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    Harry V. Hillyar, secretary of the South Perth Roads Board, who previously held a good position in the New South Wale[?] Civil Service, has disappeared. He lef[?] a ...

    Article : 109 words
  41. AN AMERICAN SUBMARINE

    An explosion occurred yesterday aboard the American submarine gunboat Fulton, while voyaging from New York to Delaware. The cause of the disaster is a ...

    Article : 57 words
  42. TASMANIA.

    Mr. Lewis intends to be present at the Premiers' Conference in Sydney, on May 15. ...

    Article : 20 words
  43. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,194 words
  44. A BLASTING ACCIDENT.

    An explosion, by which Thomas Burke and Wm. Palmer received serious injuries, occurred to-day in Baxter & Saddler's opencut at the Proprietary mine. The men ...

    Article : 98 words
  45. DEATH OF THE QUEEN OF TONGA.

    News has been received of the death on April 25, of Lavinia, Queen of Tonga, after a protracted illness. The deceased was a descendant of the Tuitogas, the Sacred ...

    Article : 90 words
  46. INDEX TO ADERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 193 words
  47. GALE IN THE ENGLISH CHANNEL.

    During a heavy gale in the English Channel three Dunkirk fishing schooners foundered and many lives were lost. ...

    Article : 34 words
  48. THE DARMSTADT AT FREMANTLE.

    The G.M.S. Darmstadt arrived from Bremen at 9.30 a.m. to-day with the following saloon passengers on board:— For Fremantle—Mr. C. Flack, Mr. J. ...

    Article : 89 words
  49. TORNADO IN TEXAS.

    The town of Glenrose, Texas, has been visited by a tornado, which caused great devastation. During the fury of the storm seven persons were killed and 40 injured. ...

    Article : 36 words
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