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  2. TRAGEDY AT BOTANY.

    A shocking tragedy occurred at Botany yesterday, when Michael Larkins, a widower, killed his housrkeeper, Mrs. Margaret Donnelan, and then committed suicide. ...

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  3. CABINET RE-FORMED.

    The Premier announced that there had been a re-arrangement of portfolios as follows:— Mr. Beeby, Minister for Lands. Mr. Carmichael, Minister for Education. ...

    Article : 55 words
  4. MR. HOLMAN'S FEELER.

    On the motion for adjournment in the Assembly this morning, Mr. Cohen, who was angered by the application of the closure to him, bitterly attacked Mr. Dunn for having ...

    Article : 166 words
  5. MORE WOMEN WANTED.

    The report of the Director of the Immigration and Tourist Bureau for the year 1910 was tabled in the Legislative Assembly last evening. Its chief features are contained in the ...

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  6. LABOUR UNREST. RHONDDA VALLEY MINERS.

    The strike of the Rhondda Valley miners depleted the funds of the South Wales Miners' Federation to the extent, it is estimated, of £100,000, while donations ...

    Article : 55 words
  7. TRADE UNION CONGRESS.

    The Trade Union Congress, which is sitting in Newcastle, by 93,000 votes, to 150,000, rejected a resolution in favour of a citizen army entirely free from military ...

    Article : 325 words
  8. THE CHANNEL SWIM. BURGESS'S FEAT.

    T. Burgess has succeeded in swimming the English Channel. This was his fourteenth attempt to accomplish the feat. ...

    Article : 186 words
  9. MOROCCAN CRISIS. FRANCE'S PROPOSALS.

    The Imperial Chancellor, Herr von Bathmann-Hollweg, yesterday conferred with the Emperor regarding France's Moroccan proposals. ...

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  10. UNREST AMONG MINERS. OMINOUS SILENCE.

    The Minister for Mines (Mr. Edden) is greatly concerned at the unsettled state of affairs at Newcastle. At the request of the Cabinet, he leaves Sydney to-day for the coal ...

    Article : 69 words
  11. LONDON PRINTERS' STRIKE.

    The printers' strike in London cost the society £40,000 in six months. ...

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  12. CAUSE OF UNREST.

    The general labour unrest in Europe is attributed to the universal increase in the prices of food, consequent on drought. ...

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  13. CITY EVICTIONS.

    A sensation was created yesterday, amongst the tenants of two terraces, comprising over 30 houses, which the Lord Mayor ordered to be demolished. ...

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  14. WAR RISKS.

    The underwriters of Lloyds have accepted 12 per cent for big insurances to pay osses in the event of an outbreak of war between two or three specified European ...

    Article : 42 words
  15. RAILWAY COMMISSION.

    The Railway Disputes Commission continued the hearing of evidence yesterday. One witness, on behalf of the locomotive men, declared that a meeting of the whole ...

    Article : 54 words
  16. THE WHEELERS' STRIKE.

    To-day all eyes in Newcastle turned towards the Trades Hall. There the delegate board of the Colliery Employees' Federation was endeavouring to unravel the tangle ...

    Article : 524 words
  17. RUN ON STETTIN BANK.

    The run on the Stettin Savings Bank con[?]ues, and the withdrawals so far amount £75,000. ...

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  18. THE KING'S CONGRATULATIONS.

    King George sent a message yesterday congratulating Burgess on his "determination and endurance in accomplishing a wonderful feat." ...

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  19. "OTHELLO'S OCCUPATION GONE."

    There are 500 unemployed negro seamen at Cardiff. They declare that since the strike, when increased wages were secured, the shipowners prefer to employ ...

    Article : 33 words
  20. FRENCH SOCIALISTS.

    Several writers connected with the "Gerre Sociale," including M. Herve, have been sentenced to terms of imprisonment, [?]ging from two to 24 months, for ...

    Article : 40 words
  21. THE RULING PASSION.

    The boys of the Bergyn Council School, Llanelly, quitted their classrooms yesterday and paraded the streets because one of their number had been punished. ...

    Article : 69 words
  22. GERMAN NAVY LEAGUE ACTIVE.

    The Navy League has abandoned the reserve it had maintained in regard to the M[?]ccan crisis. It is now vigorously appealing for the ...

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  23. AERONAUTICS. IMPORTANT INVENTION.

    M. Moreau, an engineer, has invented an automatic "Stabilisator," which, he claims, will provide a perfect balance for an acroplane independent of the airman. ...

    Article : 35 words
  24. DANGER POINT PASSED.

    The Prime Minister (Mr. Fisher) was asked to-day whether he had any knowledge of the reported recall of German reservists from Australia. He stated that he had no ...

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  25. THE TOURS TRAGEDY.

    In regard to the murder of M. Guillotin near Tours, recently, Paul Houssard, cousin and lover of the deceased's wife, Madame Guillotin, who was arrested on a ...

    Article : 73 words
  26. MILITARY AEROPLANES.

    It is estimated that France's fleet of 200 military aeroplanes will be augmented to 1000 by 1914. ...

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  27. DEAR FOOD RIOTS. ARREST OF LEADERS.

    The prompt arrest of leaders in several disturbed areas is depressing the ardour of the dear food rioters. Workmen in Fougeres compelled ...

    Article : 87 words
  28. AN AERIAL POST.

    The King and Queen, who are at Balmoral, have promised to send letters, to be forwarded by aerial post, on the inauguration of the new service between London ...

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  29. CAUSE OF A COLLISION.

    It has been proved that an accidental collision between a freight train and a passenger train was due to the death of one of the enginedrivers while at the ...

    Article : 56 words
  30. "SOMETHING STARTLING."

    The wheelers on strike at the Hetton Colliery met the manager to-day, when the position there was discussed. The manager adhered to his original offer of a minimum ...

    Article : 149 words
  31. POLICY OF DESTRUCTION.

    The State elections promise to be keenly contested, but it is generally thought the Government will be returned with a majority of at least six. ...

    Article : 262 words
  32. SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    Barry and Fogwell, who are matched to decide the sculling championship of England, are in excellent condition. There is no betting on the event, but it ...

    Article : 45 words
  33. A PLEA FOR THE KILT.

    A deputation promoted by the Highland Society of New South Wales protested to the Minister for Defence against the proposed abolition of the kilt as a distinctive garb for ...

    Article : 329 words
  34. NOTABLE DECISION.

    Clyde Roberts was acquitted at the Old Bailey to-day on a charge of using a revolver against a striker who attempted to stop his cart in the Minories (Whitechapel) ...

    Article : 83 words
  35. IMPORTATION OF MEAT.

    The Ministerial Committee on the Food Supply, has recommended a modification of the regulations relating to the importation of frozen meat and similar articles. ...

    Article : 30 words
  36. DOUBLE GERMAN FATALITY.

    While M. Le Conte, an airman, was flying with Lieutenant Neumann as a passenger at Neuhausen, Munich, yesterday, the engine of the aeroplane exploded, with ...

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  37. LIVED ON GRASS AND WATER.

    Lay See, the Chinaman who went mad and escaped into the bush, at Geweroo, near Canbelego, on the 22nd ult, was found at a tank on Restdown station, aboot 20, miles from ...

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  38. CHOLERA.

    Two cases of Asiatic cholera were reported here yesterday. ...

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  39. CONGREGATIONALISM.

    Official statistics regarding the Congregational Church show that there are 16,269 places of worship throughout the world. There are 1,467,220 members of the ...

    Article : 62 words
  40. COMPLAINTS BY IMMIGRANTS.

    An inquiry was commenced on Wednesday, before Mr. Ranking, P.M., into the administration and treatment meted out to immigrants who arrived by the Oswestry Grange on ...

    Article : 501 words
  41. SOCIETY SENSATION.

    A sensation has been caused in society by the refusal of the Rev. Frederick Brooks, the well-known Methodist minister, to marry Colonel John Jacob Astor ...

    Article : 263 words
  42. INDEX. NEWS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 234 words
  43. EXECUTED.

    Arshad-ed-Dowleh, the leader of the exShab's force, who was wounded and captured in the engagement near Veramun this week, was executed yesterday. ...

    Article : 99 words
  44. CHINESE WIFE.

    The Minister for External Affairs has granted a further extension of three months. in order to enable arrangements to be made for the departure of Mrs. Hop Poon Gooey ...

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  45. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The death is announced of Katherine Cecil Thurston, novelist. The deceased was found dead in bed in Cork. The Adelaide Steamship Company is ...

    Article : 304 words
  46. PRIVATE TELEPHONES.

    In the House of Representatives to-day the Postmaster-General gave notice of his intention to introduce a bill for the acquisition of private telephones. ...

    Article : 91 words
  47. JUMPED OVERBOARD.

    Soon after the Tyser liner Tomoana had left St. Vincent, in the North Atlantic, and while she was yet within about three miles of the Island, an exciting incident occurred on ...

    Article : 167 words
  48. STATES AT LAW.

    In the Assembly to-day the Attorney-General stated that it was proposed to go on with the appeal against the decision of the High Court in the disputed boundary ...

    Article : 80 words
  49. ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 172 words
  50. SMALLPOX CASE.

    The Queensland Health Department has collected all the people who were brought into contact with the persons on the steamer Van Linschoten when she called at Brisbane, and ...

    Article : 72 words
  51. EMPIRE WIRELESS.

    The Admiralty is perfecting a wireless telegraphy scheme to enable them maintain communication with every part of the Empire. ...

    Article : 170 words
  52. JEWS IN RUSSIA.

    A decree has been issued ordering the expulsion within six months of 5000 Jews from Nikolaieff, on the Black Sea. It is understood that there will be a ...

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  53. PRODUCT OF RACECOURSE.

    In sentencing a young man, James Boguo, to two years' imprisonment for having fraudulently uttered a cheque on the Union Bank for £105. in the Criminal Court to-day. Justice ...

    Article : 64 words
  54. GOOD BRICKS.

    The first supply of bricks from the State brickworks was to the Newtown-Marrickville stormwater channel—a Government work. The order, which was announced in June, has now ...

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  55. A FATHER SHOT.

    A rabbit trapper at Southernfield named Percy Shaw has been fatally shot by his sevenyear-old son. Trooper Gore went to the scone of the occurrence and found the body of shaw ...

    Article : 91 words
  56. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 171 words
  57. PLATFORM COLLAPSES.

    While Sir Wilfrid Laurier was addressing a reciprocity meeting last night he narrowly escaped serious injury through the collapse of the platform. ...

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  58. DISASTROUS CANE FIRE.

    A disastrous cane fire is reported to have occurred on W. Johnston's farm at Drumsa, in the Mossman district. A thousand tons of cane were burnt. It is thought the fire was caused ...

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  59. ALLEGED FRAUD.

    In the Petersburg Police Court Charles Stanley Gill, timekeeper in the Petersburg Loco. Department, was committed for trial upon a charge of having obtained £1 is by ...

    Article : 90 words
  60. MARK TWAIN'S HOUSE.

    Mark Twain's old home in High-street here has been bought by a wealthy attorney and presented to the city authorities. The house is only a few feet distant from ...

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  61. BRINK OF AN OLD SHAFT.

    Workmen have been engaged removing bollers from the Victoria quartz mine—the deepest gold mine in the world. When the second boiler had been taken out ...

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  62. MR. WILLIS.

    At a meeting of the Sackville Branch of the Liberal Association, a resolution was carried unanimously expressing extreme indignation. horror, and disgust at the disloyal ...

    Article : 60 words
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