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  2. THE RAILWAYS.

    Mr. R. Hollis, M.L.A., who, with Mr. M'Gowen, is regarded as an authority on railway subjects in the Legislative Assembly, yesterday gave his views of the proposed ...

    Article : 588 words
  3. WHARF MEN.

    No surprise was expressed to-day when it became known that the Commonwealth Steamship Owners' Association had refused the increased wages which the Waterside Workers' ...

    Article : 1,054 words
  4. FEDERAL AREA.

    The position of the workmen (about 300 altogether) employed on the Federal territory around Canberra, was reported by telegram to yesterday's session of the Railway Workers ...

    Article : 263 words
  5. CRICKET TOURS.

    It is well understood in cricketing circles that the team selected to go to New Zealand, and the team being organised to visit America will make the tours whether they receive the ...

    Article : 346 words
  6. CAUCUS.

    The various factions of the State Labour caucus are counting heads in view of the election of Mr. Holman's Ministers on the 28th Instant. ...

    Article : 396 words
  7. CHERIF PASHA.

    Further details of the attempt to murder Cherif Pasha, Chief of the Turkish Radicals, have been made available. Cherif was aware that he had been ...

    Article : 258 words
  8. MARTIAL LAW.

    The situation in the Cape was easier to-day, and the strikers lost ground. The country people, English and Dutch alike, are rallying to the support of the ...

    Article : 245 words
  9. MOB. RELEASES PRISONERS.

    In contrast to yesterday the police are swarming everywhere to-day. Armed mounted men are patrolling the thoroughfares, and no one is allowed to leave or enter the city ...

    Article : 77 words
  10. STRIKER SUMMARILY DEALT WITH.

    A number of strikers stopped a light engine at Greekville, near Durban, yesterday, and maltreated and carried off the fireman. The control officer ordered the strikers to ...

    Article : 81 words
  11. OPPOSITION SUPPORTS GOVERNMENT.

    Mr. J. X. Merriman, at a mass meeting of farmers in Stillenbosch, urged the Government to stand firm. There must be no more treaties with the federation, and no more ...

    Article : 133 words
  12. THE NAVY.

    Lord Curzon, speaking at Manchester, said that it seemed the land campaign was not going well, and that a new cry was wanted to raise the spirits of Mr. Lloyd George's ...

    Article : 169 words
  13. HOKKAIDO.

    The announcement in yesterday's cables of the failure of the rice crop and the fisheries in Hokkaido or Yezo, the more northern of the two large islands of the Japanese group, and ...

    Article : 523 words
  14. A BAYONET CHARGE.

    A large and menacing crowd held a demonstration in the street to the north of the Trades Hall last night, but after some stonethrowing they were forced back by the ...

    Article : 144 words
  15. EFFORTS IN VICTORIA.

    So far the team being organised to go to America is far from complete, but invitations were extended to W. W. Armstrong, V. S. Ransford, and F. Laver from Victoria. ...

    Article : 128 words
  16. ATTITUDE, OF THE MINERS.

    Reports from the East Rand Proprietary mines show that, except a few mines out at the Angels and Driefontein sections, the whole group is in full swing. ...

    Article : 240 words
  17. AUSTRALIAN LOANS.

    Amongst a number of interesting tables submitted by Mr. G. H. Knibbs, the Commonwealth Statistician, to the Dominions Royal Commission was a return showing the manner ...

    Article : 157 words
  18. SEA TRAGEDY AVERTED.

    The steamer Cobequid, which was reported to have been stranded during a gale, has been sighted on Trinity Ledges. Later. ...

    Article : 198 words
  19. DESPERATE MEN CHALLENGE.

    The defenders of the Trades Hall have been living chiefly on fruit, quantities of which were brought inside days ago. They have also some bread, but it is days old. ...

    Article : 154 words
  20. NEW ZEALAND TOUR.

    The cricket team which is being organised by Arthur Sims to tour New Zealand is almost complete. There are only two vacancies in the team, ...

    Article : 201 words
  21. MOREE FIRE.

    The premises of J[?]s. Cheadle, saddler, Balo-street, were observed to be on fire at 5.30 on Wednesday afternoon. An alarm was at once given, and the local volunteer fire ...

    Article : 445 words
  22. MOTOR CARS.

    During the year 1913 there were 2600 new motor cars registered in this State, exclusive of taxi-cabs. The total number of cars registered from January 1 to Decembor 31, was ...

    Article : 145 words
  23. MARTIAL LAW ENFORCED.

    Martial law in the Orange River Colony is especially severe. A strict censorship of the press has been established in addition to other regulations. ...

    Article : 182 words
  24. COLOURED STEVEDORES ON STEIKE.

    Some hundreds of coloured stevedores, employed by private firms, struck at the Capetown docks this morning, demanding better pay. Otherwise the situations at the Cape ...

    Article : 151 words
  25. AN OLD ARRANGEMENT.

    The Australian Board of Control is not likely to grant its patronage or permission to the proposed American tour, at any rate, if it should be considered that the movement is in ...

    Article : 510 words
  26. CANADIAN NAVY.

    According to the Speech from the Throne at the opening of the Federal Parliament, the Government will not introduce a naval bill during the present session. ...

    Article : 123 words
  27. INDEX.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 228 words
  28. HIGH INTEREST.

    An unusual case engaged the attention of the Richmond Bench yesterday. Thomas O'Regan alleged that in a moneylending transaction with George H. Podmore ...

    Article : 168 words
  29. MOORE-STREET.

    Reference was made by the Lord Mayor (Alderman R. W. Richards) yesterday to the proposal to extend Moore-street, from Castle[?] reagh-street, through to Macquarie-street. ...

    Article : 466 words
  30. FEDERATION WEAKENING.

    A communication from the Trades Hall to Reuter states that as the result of a conference between a "railwayite" deputation and the Federation's strike committee, it has ...

    Article : 140 words
  31. GIFFORD LECTURES.

    Mr. Arthur Balfour's Gifford lectures are exciting attention. He argues that the body of beliefs which all entertain about the world, men, and things, ...

    Article : 102 words
  32. BOOT INDUSTRY.

    The Interstate Commission sat again to-day to consider the position of the boot and shoe industry under the present tariff. Julian Neale, manufacturer of children's ...

    Article : 263 words
  33. DYNAMITE THROWN IN STREET.

    A disturbance occurred in the street at Benoni yesterday. The strikers threw dynamite amongst the police. ...

    Article : 28 words
  34. ADVERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 179 words
  35. ELECTORAL ACT.

    Members of the Federal Ministry met in cabinet on Wednesday afternoon, and again throughout this afternoon. At the conclusion of the meeting, the Prime Minister (Mr. ...

    Article : 149 words
  36. AN APPEAL TO THE COURTS.

    Router's correspondent at Pretoria telegraphs that an application was made in the Supreme Court this morning on behalf of the strike leaders, calling upon the Government ...

    Article : 62 words
  37. AMERICAN WOOLGROWERS.

    The National Woolgrowers' Association has oriticised the Government for placing wool on the free list. Mr. Frank Hagenbarth (president) declared ...

    Article : 164 words
  38. THIRD DEGREE.

    The complaints made by the detectives against the restriction imposed upon them in their examination of suspected persons have failed to impress the Chief Secretary (Mr. ...

    Article : 139 words
  39. LATEST ADVICES.

    The railway strike is believed to be collapsing. There are more applications for re-employment than there are vacancies. ...

    Article : 73 words
  40. UNION FIGHT.

    The president of the new arbitration union (Mr. Huntly), accompanied by a bodyguard of fifteen arbitrationists, visited the Miners' Union office, occupied by the president and ...

    Article : 86 words
  41. TO-DAY.

    Her Majesty's Theatre: "Come Over Here," 7.50. Theatre Royal: "A Marriage of Convenience," 8. Criterion Theatre: Officer 6[?]," 8.15. Palace Theatre: "A Day at the Races," 8. ...

    Article : 129 words
  42. SCARCITY OF BRICKS.

    According to the Minister for Works, bricks are very scarce in Perth in consequence of which the works of his department are being delayed. ...

    Article : 36 words
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