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  2. A BRUSH WITH PIRATES.

    A serious fight with pirates has occurred in the Persian Gulf. Some boats had been sent out from the British gunboat Lapwing, 805 tons, 6 guns, and they were fiercely ...

    Article : 61 words
  3. GENERAL CABLES.

    A parliamentary paper has been issued giving details of the recent conference between Generals Botha, De Wet, and De la Rey and Mr. Chamberlain. ...

    Article : 703 words
  4. THE KING'S CRUISE.

    Accounts from Scotland give a delightful story of the visit of their Majesties the King and Queen to Dunrobin Castle, the seat of the Duke of Sutherland, ...

    Article : 151 words
  5. THE WORTHINGTON CASE.

    Arthur Bentley Worthington, long known as the head of the "Temple of Truth" organisation, was committed for trial by the city magistrates on September ...

    Article : 136 words
  6. OBITUARY.

    The deaths are announced of Mr. Philip James Bailey, the author of the poem "Festus," and of Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, Bart., hon. secretary and director of the ...

    Article : 116 words
  7. FOB IMPROVED BUTTER.

    At the instance of the butler trade and the agricultural societies, Mr. R. W. Hanbury, the President of the Board of Agriculture, has agreed to amend the Butterine ...

    Article : 67 words
  8. PTOMAINE POISONING.

    A remarkable outbreak of ptomainepoisoning has occurred at Derby. A hundred persons, all of whom had eaten pork pies, are suffering from this form of ...

    Article : 31 words
  9. ENTOMBED MINERS RESCUED

    Three of the seven miners who were entombed in the Union coal mine, in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, by an outburst of water, have been rescued. They ...

    Article : 154 words
  10. WILLS AND BEQUESTS.

    Elizabeth Kneebone, late of Church-street Eaglehawk, widow, died on July 20, [?]nd her will is dated February 13 of this year. Testatrix left real estate valued at ...

    Article : 821 words
  11. TRADES UNION CONGRESS.

    The Trades Union Congress met on Sept. 4 in the Holborn Town-hall. Resolutions were adopted rejecting a proposal for the establishment of ...

    Article : 213 words
  12. JOURNALISTS PROSECUTED.

    Criminal proceedings are being taken under the Crimes Act against Mr. Stephen Holland, the publisher of the "Irish People," a Nationalist paper, published in ...

    Article : 92 words
  13. VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS.

    The French Admiral in the West Indies has notified that Bermeja, a small island in the Gulf of Mexico, about 200 miles from the Peninsula of Yucatan, has entirely ...

    Article : 95 words
  14. THE AGAPEMONE.

    A remarkable incident is reported in connection with the Agapemone, an establishment which was founded near Bridgewater, in Somersetshire, in 1845, by Henry ...

    Article : 189 words
  15. GERMANY V. HAYTI.

    The gunboat Crete-a-Pierrot, a small vessel of 940 tons, belonging to General Firmin, the leader of the revolutionary party in Hayti, seized the German steamer ...

    Article : 330 words
  16. A GREAT PATHOLOGIST.

    The death is announced of Professor Rudolf Virchow, the eminent German pathologist and physiologist, in his 81st year. ...

    Article : 96 words
  17. HOPS CROP RUINED.

    The hops and fruit crops in Mid-Kent have been ruined by tremendous hailstorms. Two labourers in the hop-fields were killed by lightning. ...

    Article : 26 words
  18. MRS. ROOSEVELT'S STRICTNESS.

    Some comment has been created in the United States by the action of Mrs. Roosevelt, the wife of the President, in regard to the visit to that country of the Grand ...

    Article : 113 words
  19. UNGRATEFUL RADICALS.

    The Battersea Municipal Council (which is a very radical body) has accepted an offer by Mr. Carnegie, the millionaire of £15,000 to found libraries, but only after ...

    Article : 74 words
  20. MILLIONAIRE KILLED BY A JUDGE.

    A painful tragedy is reported from the United States, the victim being Mr. Charles Smylie, a well-known spirit manufacturer, who had made over a million of money [?] ...

    Article : 61 words
  21. FRENCH NAVY ECONOMIES.

    The "Republique Franchise" states that M. Pellotan, Minister of Marine, is stopping tlie construction of the submarine boats now building, intending to build ...

    Article : 57 words
  22. COMMISSION OF INQUIRY.

    The constitution of the Royal commission to inquire into the conduct of the war has been finally decided. The commission is as follows:—Chairman, the Earl of Elgin; ...

    Article : 91 words
  23. THE PENNSYLVANIA STRIKE.

    The strike of union coal miners in Pennsylvania, which has been proceeding since last May, and in which 300,000 miners have been concerned, is at length ended. ...

    Article : 142 words
  24. FRESH VOLCANIC DISASTERS.

    One of Reuter's correspondents in the West indies furnishes a vivid account of the outburst at La Soufriere on Wednesday, Sept. 3. The eruptions, he says, were ...

    Article : 193 words
  25. "MOONLIGHTING OUTRAGES."

    Midnight outrages have been committed on the estate of Lord do Freyne, Countv Roscommon. The "moonlighters" burnt a hayrick, and completely wrecked the ...

    Article : 115 words
  26. IN SOUTH AFRICA.

    Sincc the conclusion of peace 60 wellarmed natives of Damaralaml (German territory), under the leadership of a kuffir named Boyhorst, have been looting ...

    Article : 66 words
  27. THE DELHI DURBAR.

    Lord Curzon estimates that the durbar will cost 39 lacs of rupees (£260,000). It will be held on January I. His Majesty the King will be represented ...

    Article : 54 words
  28. GERMAN ARMY MANCEUVRES.

    The tacties enforced by the lessons of the South African war have been largely adopted in the German military manoeuvres. Every advantage was taken of ...

    Article : 48 words
  29. SOUTH AFRICAN POLITICS.

    Sir J. Gordon Sprigg, the Cape Premier, has refused to make any concessions to the section of the Progressive party that looks to Dr. Jameson as its leader with regard ...

    Article : 87 words
  30. GREAT DISTRESS IN GERMANY

    There is something approaching a meat famine in Germany, and in Saxony the situation is so bad that the inhabitants are slaughtering dogs for food. ...

    Article : 88 words
  31. FACTORIES ACT.

    The Legislative Council decided on Tues[?]y to extend the Factories Act, which ex[?]es this session until September 30,1903. A clause was added providing that no ...

    Article : 78 words
  32. AN EMBARGO REMOVED.

    The Duke and Duchess of Orleans have arrived in England. King Edward previously had intimated that the door of England would be ...

    Article : 55 words
  33. ALPINE FATALITY.

    Three Austrian tourists tried to ascend the Rax Alp in Styria. Two of them fell down a precipice 600ft. deep, and were killed on the spot. The third was rescued ...

    Article : 72 words
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