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  2. NEWS BY CABLE.

    LONDON. April 22, 2.36 p.m.—It is officially announced that Mr. Barton (Australian Commonwealth), Mr. Seddon (New Zealand), Sir Wilfrid Laurier (Canada), Sir J. Gordon ...

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  3. NEWS BY CABLE.

    LONDON, April 22.—A detached portion of Colonel Colenbrander's force engaged a superior body of the enemy in the difficult country at Haenertsburg (about 145 miles north-east ...

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  5. NEWS BY CABLE.

    LONDON. April 22.—The Cobden Club has issued a manifesto stating that the new grain and flour tax Is equivalent to £4,000,000 wrested from the consumer. was voted in the House of Commons last night by 290 votes to 61. Some of the Unionist members declared that the grain duty had strained their loyalty. ...

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  7. THE CAPE RAIDERS.

    LONDON, April 22.—force of Boers in the Western Cape Colony surrounded Ookiep (170 miles north-west of Calvinia), and made an unsuccessful attack on the town. British ...

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  8. A VACANCY FOR WOOLWICH.

    LONDON, April 22.—Colonel Edwin Hughes, M.P. for Woolwich, has retired on account of his health. Rear-Admiral Lord Charles Beresford is a ...

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  9. THE COLONIAL ADDRESS.

    LONDON. April 22. 2.36 p.m.—Mr. Chamberlain. at the instigation of the Agents-General, will consult the King as to whether he will receive the colonial address at the ...

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  10. KITCHENER'S WEEKLY REPORT.

    LONDON, April 22.—Lord Kitchener in his report to the War Office states: "Since my last a week ago there have been 18 Boers killed, 19 wounded, 325 taken prisoners, and 10 ...

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  11. A TRAMWAY ON THE EMBANKMENT.

    LONDON, April 22, 2.30 p.m.—The House of Commons has agreed to the proposal of the London County Council to run a tramway on the Victoria Embankment. ...

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  12. THE KING'S LEVEE.

    LONDON, April 22.—The King held a numerously attended Levee at St. James's Palace yesterday. The Prince and the Princess of Wales, ...

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  13. A BABY'S BODY.

    Joseph Hayes, caretaker of the Lavender Bay Baths, this morning found a suspicious-looking parcel floating between the baths and the shore, which when opened was found to contain the body ...

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  14. THE INVERELL FIRE.

    INVERELL, Wednesday Morning.—The fire was still smouldering last evening. A jury was sworn in for an inquest concerning the fire and deaths, but no evidence was taken, the inquest ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  15. THE SPION KOP DESPATCHES.

    LONDON. April 22.—Mr. St. John Brodriek (Secretary of State for War) stated in the House of Commons last night that the Government is not prepared to publish the ...

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  16. IMPERIAL CABLES.

    LONDON, April 22.—Following is a continuation of the report of the Inter-Departmental Committee appointed to inquire into the Imperial cable services: ...

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  17. Qneen Wilhemina.

    LONDON, April 22. 2.36 p.m.—Queen Willielmina of the Netherlands, who is suffering from typhoid, is progressing satisfactorily, and there is an impression that a Regency is ...

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  18. MORE RELIEFS.

    LONDON, April 22.—One thousand men of the Royal Engineers are sailing to relieve the men at the front. ...

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  19. WATER AND SEWERAGE BOARD.

    The usual weekly meeting of the Water and Sewerage Board, which, in the ordinary course, would have been held to-day, has been postponed till to-morrow, when it will be held at Prospect. ...

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  20. WAR ITEMS.

    LONDON, April 22.—Private David Whitehead, of the 8th New Zealand Contingent, has succumbed to the injuries he received in the Machavie railway disaster. ...

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  21. CANCER.

    LONDON, April 22, 2.36 p.m.—The Duchess of Bedford and other society leaders have made an appeal for £100,000 for a cancer investigation fund. ...

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  22. THE "WAYBACK" CONTINGENT.

    The position of the 250 men from the backblocks (the "way-back" contingent), who are now in. Sydney, and wish to proceed to South Africa to join the irregular forces there, was put before the ...

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  23. THE COMMONWEALTH HORSE.

    In the work of organising this State's Battalion of the Commonwealth Contingent there has been, so far, a heavy percentage of failures in the medical examination. Of 110 men presented for this ...

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  24. FRANCE.

    LONDON, April 22, 2.30 p.m.—The campaign in connection with the elections to the French Chamber of Deputies has commenced, and there is much excitement. ...

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  25. THE GREAT SHIPPING COMBINE.

    LONDON, April 22.—The combination of Atlantic shipping companies formed by Mr. Pierpont Morgan has closed its subscription books. The combination proposes to develop ...

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  26. RUSSIA.

    LONDON, April, 22, 2.30 p.m.—Many of the provinces of Russia, south of Moscow are iu a state of turmoil. Peasants have destroyed the chateau of ...

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  27. THE AMERICAN SUBSIDY.

    LONDON. April 22.—The Republican leaders in the House of Representatives are abandoning the Shipping Subsidy Bill. Mr. C. H. Cramp, the head of the great ...

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  28. MR. W. R. CAMPBELL, M.L.C.

    The condition of Mr. W. R. Campbell, M.L.C. who has been seriously ill at his residence, "Cheverells," Elizabeth Bay-road, Elizabeth Bay, proves, on inquiry this morning to be considerably ...

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  29. PLAGUE AT PORT ELIZABETH.

    LONDON. April 22.—Ten fresh cases of plague and five deaths from the disease have occurred at Port Elizabeth, Cape Colony. : ...

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  30. THE "TOWN AND COUNTRY JOURNAL."

    The current issue of our illustrated contemporary, the "Town and Country Journal," contains many pages of handsome pictures of the New South Wales Partially-paid. Infantry—the ...

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  31. THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS.

    LONDON, April 22.—Messrs. J. Darling, C. Hill, M. A. Noble, E. Jones, R. A. Duff, V. Trumper, W. Armstrong, H. Carter, and A. J. Hopkins, the Australian cricketers, have ...

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  32. BAR SILVER.

    LONDON, April 22.—Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s per ounce standard. ...

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  33. BIG FIRE IN LONDON.

    LONDON, April 22.—A fire occurred this morning, recalling in its magnitude the Jewin-street outbreak. The conflagration gutted three warehouses ...

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  34. THE STANDARD FOR BUTTER.

    LONDON. April 22.—Mr. R W. Hanbury, the President of the Board of Agriculture, has announced that the butter regulations, providing for a definite standard of 16 per cent, ...

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  37. AN INDIAN RULER DEPOSED.

    LONDON, April 22, 2.36 p.m.—The Rajah of Panna has been deposed for poisoning his uncle, the late Rajah, and is confined in prison. ...

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  38. SYMPATHY OF MR. SEE.

    When the State Premier (Mr. J. See) heard of the fire he telegraphed to the Mayor of Inverell expressing the sympathy of himself and the Government with the sufferers by the fire. He ...

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  39. COMMERCIAL INTELLIGENCE.

    LONDON, April 22.—At Mark Lane yester-day wheat was 1s 6d per quarter on the week. Tin, spot, £130 per ton; three months, £126 10s. Lead. £11 17s 6d per ton. ...

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  40. THE QUEEN.

    LONDON, April 22. 2.30 p.m.—Queen Alexandra, who has been on a visit to her father, the King of Denmark, has left Copenhagen on the journey homewards. ...

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  41. RUSSIA AND AFGHANISTAN.

    LONDON, April 22, 2.30 p.m.—The Russian authorities are watching Ishak Khan at Samarkand, in order to prevent him making an inroad into Afghanistan. ...

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  42. BANK SHARES, &c.

    LONDON, April 22, 2.55 p.m.—On the Stock Exchange to-day Bank of Australasia shares closed at 80, a rise of 1 on a fortnight ago; Bank of New Zealand 4 per cent, guaranteed ...

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