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  2. IRELAND.

    Mr. J. E. Redmond, leader of the Irish. Nationalist Party in the House of Commons, has been accorded a most enthusiastic reception in Dublin, where a torchlight ...

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  3. BRITISH AND BOER.

    The Natal correspondent of the "National Zeitung," Berlin, states that General Botha is encouraging the ministers of the Dutch Reformed Church in South Africa to ...

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  4. THE AFGHAN EXPEDITION.

    The British expedition, which is being sent out from the Punjaub against the Waziris on the Afghan border, who have been harboring raiders of the mountainous ...

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  5. VICTORIAN RIFLE MATCHES.

    The competition for the King's Prize was concluded at the Williamstown ranges today. The shooting between the final forty was taken in the afternoon. It was one of ...

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  6. VICTORIA.

    The drought relief fund now amounts to £9,500. Cyril Dicker, aged l8, was bitten on the forefinger of the left hand by a black snake ...

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  7. THE WEST AUSTRALIAN TRIP.

    Sir William Lyne, Home Secretary in the Federal Government, has written to us as follows:— Repeated attacks and misstatements have ...

    Article : 483 words
  8. AUSTRALIA ANO THE NAVY.

    A public meeting, convened by the Mayor of Adelaide (Mr. Lewis Coben), was held in the Town Hall on Thursday afternoon to discuss the question of the naval defence of ...

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  9. A MELBOURNE TRAGEDY.

    What appears to be a deliberate murder committed under the most revolting circumstances, was perpetrated to-night in Latrobe-street. ...

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  10. FEDERAL AFPAIRS

    A special sub-committee of the Commonwealth Council of Rifle Associations held a meeting to-day at the Victoria Barracks, under the presidency of Major-General ...

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  11. ALLEGED FAVORITISM.

    Last night, at a meeting of the public committee entrusted with the disbursement of relief to the unemployed, Mr. Fleming accused Mr. O'Connor (the chairman) of ...

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  12. FIGHTING AT GUMATI.

    It is officially stated that the expedition under General Egerton, without encountering any opposition, entered Shiwa, on the 18th inst., having occupied Spinwan on ...

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  13. BRITISH POLITICS.

    Sir Savile Brinton Crossley, Bart., representative in the Liberal-Unionist interest of Halifax in the House of Commons, has been appointed paymaster-general in ...

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  14. THE TRENWITH SLANDER CASE.

    The hearing of the slander action, Fox v. Trenwith, was continued to-day. Mr. Duffy, on behalf of the defendant, put in a large number of articles which had ...

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  15. "TATTERSALL'S" CONSULTATIONS.

    In the Presbyterian General Assembly last night the Rev. Dr. McLaren submitted a motion that a deputation should interview the Postmaster-General, the State ...

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  16. THE GERMAN EMPEROR.

    It is semi-officially stated that the Emperor William of Germany has expressed himself as highly gratified with the result of his visit to England. ...

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  17. RIFLE CLUBS.

    Sir John Forrest has not adopted the report on rifle clubs submitted by the Federal Commandant (Major-General Hutton). The Minister intends to look carefully into ...

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  18. THE ITALIAN THRONE.

    The Italian Queen (Princess Helen of Montenegro, who married King Victor Emmanuel on October 24, 1896), has been safely delivered of a daughter. ...

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  19. A PECULIAR ACCIDENT.

    Eckland, a vouth, who had been engaged for some time at the Elliot Timber Mill, was braking a truck on a down grade, when a limb of a tree fell on him, causing ...

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  20. THE DRAYTON GRANGE COMMISSION.

    The blame for neglect to take action upon the report of the Drayton Grange Commission appears to lie between the Acting Minister of Defence and the departmental ...

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  21. THE LORELEY TRAGEDY.

    Latest advices with regard to the mysterious tragedy in connection with the German warship Loreley, now undergoing repairs in the, Pir[?]us, state that it is widely ...

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  22. THE BOER GENERALS.

    General Louis Botha and his, colleagues have abandoned their proposed European and American tour, and will not return to Europe. ...

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  23. A HARD WINTER.

    The German meteorologists predict that the hardest winter for a balf century is about to be experienced. All the lakes around Berlin and on the ...

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  24. INTER-STATE LAWN TENNIS.

    Notwithstanding an aggravating high wind to-day's play in the tennis championship contests was of a first-class character. Brookes, of Victoria, stood out in high ...

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  25. THE SUPPLY OF WHEAT.

    The Director of Agriculture to-day re-1 turned from his inspection of the mallee, and he had a long conversation with the Minister on the subject of seed wheat. He ...

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  26. THE BELGIAN ANARCHIST

    Rubino, the Would-be assassin of King Leopold of the Belgians, is assuming what is described as a shockingly cynical attitude in respect to his forthcoming trial, which is ...

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  27. ORANGE RITER COLONY.

    The proclamation declaring, martial law in the Orange River Colony has now been repealed, and an ordinance similar to that in existence in the Transvaal has been ...

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  28. THE HIGH COURT.

    Representative H. B. Higgins, the wellknown Victorian Equity barrister, wrote as follows in regard to the Federal High Court on Tuesday last:—I hope that the subject ...

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  29. FRANCE AND SIAM.

    The Paris "Temps," in defending the action of the Franco-Siamese Convention, reveals the fact. that when Siam was lying prostrate at the feet of France in 1893, ...

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  30. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    On Tuesday next the State Premier will move that the Assembly sit four days a week in order to push the Reform Bill through, During the second reading ...

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  31. STATE EXPERIMENTS.

    The book written by Mr. W. P. Reeves, Agent-General for New Zealand, on "State Experiments in Australia and New Zealand," has been published. ...

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  32. THE BAPTIST UNION.

    At the session of the Baptist Union, today the Rev. E. Harris moved—"That this assembly, expresses, its warmest sympathy with Dr. Clifford and the Nonconformists ...

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  33. SUGAR BOUNTIES.

    The committee of the Cobden Club have issued a memorandum protesting against the decision of the Brussels Convention with regard to sugar bounties, on the ...

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  34. RAND MINING SHARES.

    A large drop has occurred in the Stock Exchange quotations for shares in mining companies operating on the Rand, Johannesburg, and enquiries have failed to elicit ...

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  35. THE CHURCH IN SCOTLAND

    Dr. John Gillespie has been elected Moderator of, the Church of Scotland, and Professor James Orr, Moderator of the United Free Church of Scotland. ...

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  36. LONDON AND SOUTHHAMPTON.

    A scheme has been projected for the construction of a canal connecting London with Southampton, on which a system of electric towage will be used, and a ...

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  37. THELATEPRINCE EDWARD OF SAXE WEIMAR.

    His Royal Highness the prince of Wales, with Field Marshal Earl Roberts, attended the funeral of H.H. Field Marshal Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar, at ...

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  38. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The body of an Indian, who was accidentally killed by a falling tree at Copmanhurst, has been cremated by his fellowcountrymen. ...

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  39. PROFESSOR GOLDWIN SMITH.

    Professor Goldwin Smith, who is now resident in Canada, has bequeathed his brain to the Cornell University, in America, in which institution he was formerly ...

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  40. FEDERALISING STATE LOANS.

    Notwithstanding the statement made recently in the Victorian State. Parliament, neither the Prime Minister nor Sir George Turner (the Federal Treasurer) has ...

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  41. A CRUSHED HEAD.

    A young man named Dubois met with a terrible accident at Collingwood. While he was assisting with other workmen to remove a truck of coal from one of the ...

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  42. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day Sir John See made an announcement to the effect that he had held a conference with Mr. Carruthers (leader of the Opposition) ...

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  43. MOROCCO.

    The Sultan of Morocco has voluntarily presented the sum of £1,000 to the widow of the Rev. Mr. Cooper, an English missionary, who was recently assassinated in ...

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  44. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    Silver, is quoted at 1/lO[?] per oz. ...

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  45. AUSTRALIAN AGENCY AND LAND COMPANY.

    The balance-sheet of the Australian Agency, Land, and Finance Company shows a loss of £11,735. The amount to credit of the goodwill account, £26,000, has been ...

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  46. QUEENSLAND.

    The officers of the Queensland Revenue Department last night raided the Sergeants' Club and the United Service Institute, two military clubs in the city, ...

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  47. BROKEN HILL.

    Thomas Rook, aged 26, who had his elbow broken through being thrown from a horse, while jumping a stonewall at the Silver City Show last month, died in the ...

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  48. SERIOUS SHOOTING AFFRAY.

    At Cowra last night Maurice John Lee, proprietor of the Clubhouse Hotel, was fired at and wounded by Ethel Herring, aged 22, the housemaid of the hotel. ...

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  49. ACCIDENTALLY SHOT.

    A lad. Henry Apps, was playing, at Lower Mittagong, with a gun, when the weapon, which was loaded, went off, inflicting a severe injury to the boy's head, which ...

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  50. FURTHER ECONOMIES.

    The Queensland Government is determined to effect every economy, and after the prorogation of Parliament the Government will again revise the Estimates for ...

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  51. CHINESE AFFAIRS.

    The "Standard" publishes the statement of an Englishman from Mongolia, who asserts that he saw a nearly completed railway line branching from the Manchurian ...

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  52. P. & 0. COMPANY.

    The directors of the Peninsular and Oriental Steam "Navigation Company have declared a dividend at the rate of 6½ per cent. ...

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  53. INSTIGATING A STRIKE.

    David Moon, secretary of the New South Wales Operative Bakers' Association, who had been found guilty on a charge of instigating a strike, came up for sentence at ...

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  54. A MINING ACCIDENT.

    Edgar Benger, a miner, employed on the Block 10 mine, was admitted to the hospital today, suffering from the effects of a 40-ft. fall down the chute, Benger was ...

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  55. NEW ZEALAND.

    Myra Taylor, who was charged with attempting to murder her former lover, Micnael Whelan, at Thames on the eve of his marriage, has been acquitted. ...

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  56. TASMANIA.

    The Income Tax Bill passed all its stages in the Assembly to-night, notwithstanding repeated efforts by the Opposition to increase the exemption. The Deceased ...

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  57. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Wheat.—The American visible supply of wheat is 69,630,000 bushels, as against 67,490,000 bushels last week. ...

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  58. GIGANTIC FIRE IN PERSIA.

    The "Daily Mail" reports the occurrence of a great fire at"Resht, a town in Persia, situated 76 miles north-west of Karvin. It is stated that 1,500 buildings, ...

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  59. LORD HAWKES TEAM.

    Information has been received that Lord Hawke's team sailed from England on Wednesday of labt week. ...

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  61. FURTHER LIGHT RAINS.

    Light rain was again reported, this morning, the fall being chiefly over Riverina, and the result of thunderstorms. A good fall was experienced at Urana, 122 points being ...

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  62. A CORPSE IN THE OCEAN.

    The captain of the Rakanoa cables from Suva that on Tuesday the steamer passed a corpse seven miles from where the Penguin picked up the Elingamite's raft. ...

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  66. PAY FOR COLONIAL SOLDIERS.

    Much interest was evinced in an an argument before the Full Court this morning in a case in which John Howarth sued the New South Wales Government for alleged ...

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  67. THE PUBLIC SERVICE.

    At the meeting of the Victorian Presbyterian Assembly on Tuesday, it was resolved to express satisfaction at the regulation, under the Federal Public Service ...

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