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  2. BITTER STRUGGLE. WHARF STRIKE.

    Contrary to general expedition the mass meeting of wharf-labourers held yesterday in the Town Hall decided to continue the strike. According to the forecasts of shipowners, ...

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  3. MOUNTAIN TRAGEDY.

    The remains of the unfortunate girl, Una Covers, reduced to a handful of ashes, were brought into Quirindi last night, and the mother, her face shot almost out of ...

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  4. LORD DENMAN.

    The President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives entertained members of both Chambers to-night at dinner, for the purpose of giving them an opportunity ...

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  5. MOTOR SMASH AT MANLY.

    A shocking motor accident occurred at Manly yesterday morning through the wheels of the car becoming caught in the tramline, and causing the car to skid and then ...

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  6. FERRY COLLISION. IN THE HARBOUR.

    Shortly before 8 o'clock last night a serious collision occurred between the Sydney Ferries steamer Kai Kai and the Howard Smith Company's collier Derwent, but, fortunately, none ...

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  7. THE NEW FIRST LORD.

    There is a concensus of opinion that Mr. Winston Churchill, who has been appointed First Lord of the Admiralty has been given a great opportunity and there is much ...

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  8. BATTLE OF BENGHAZI MANY CASUALTIES.

    Six hundred regular troops and 4000 Arabs opposed the landing of the Italian force at Benghazi. During the fighting 400 Arabs were ...

    Article : 167 words
  9. DESPERATE STRAITS. CHINA'S FINANCE.

    The "Times" correspondent at Peking states that China's financial position is becoming despereate, and the Treasury is unable to pay the official salaries. ...

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  10. "THE MAGNETIC CLUTCH."

    Earl Grey, ex-Governor-General of Canada, was entertained at a banquet at the Colonial Institute last night. Mr. Lewis Harcourt, Secretary of State for the Colonies, ...

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  11. A FIERCE ONSLAUGHT.

    A force of Turkish and Arab horsemen made a fierce attack upon Tripoli yesterday. They hurled themselves on the Hallan ...

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  12. [?]IN CHANG REFUSES TO ADVANCE.

    General Yin Chang reports successes over the rebels at Sinyangehau, north of Hankow. He states that the rebels had [?]00 killed, while the Imperial losses were ...

    Article : 81 words
  13. BRITAIN'S ATTITUDE.

    Replying to a question yesterday as to why the Government's good offices had not been offered in connection with the Italo-Turkish hostilities, the Prime Minister ...

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  14. KIUKIANG CAPTURED.

    Klukiang, a treaty port, of 53,000 inhabinants, on the Yangtsekiang, in the province of Kiangsu, has fallen into the hands of the rebels, and the Yamen has ...

    Article : 36 words
  15. "GOOD BOY, ALEC."

    A remarkable police court case occurred in Collie yesterday in connection with the Collieburn Co-operative Colliery. On Eight-hours night Alfred Hodgson a working shareholder ...

    Article : 156 words
  16. BRITISH POLITICS. NATIONAL INSURANCE BILL.

    The Premier, Mr. Asquith, has intimated that 18 days will be allocated during the ensuing session for the consideration of the National Insurance Bill. ...

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  17. THE MASS MEETING.

    Work on the oversea wharfs was suspended during the afternoon to enable the deep-sea wharf-labourers to attend the mass meeting called for 2 o'clock in the Town Hall. There ...

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  18. A GENERAL'S SUICIDE.

    An unconfirmed message has been received in San Francisco stating that General Chang Piao, who was in command of the Imperial troops at Wuchang, was ...

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  19. SOUTH AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT.

    General Botha, Premier of South Atrica, who is touring the midlands and north-west, urged the farmers to adopt co-operation, and announced that the Government proposed to ...

    Article : 57 words
  20. "SWEET COMPULSION."

    Li Yuan Hung, the rebel leader, in a letter to Admiral Sah, explains that after he was captured the rebels forced him to take command, and he decided that it was ...

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  21. THE TERRITORIALS.

    Viscount Haldane, Secretary of State foWar, in a speech at Birmingham last nignt, stated that the Territorial force was a great school for improving the nation's manhood, ...

    Article : 47 words
  22. PROGRESSIVE PARTY'S DEMANDS.

    A caucus of the progressive party in the National Assembly has demanded radical reforms, including a truly responsible Cabinet, the removal of the Manchu princes ...

    Article : 65 words
  23. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Earl Grey, late Governor-General of Canada, has been invested with the Order of the Grand Cross of tho Bath. In regard to the death of Charles Gilke, a ...

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  24. IRISH FINANCIAL COMMITTEE.

    In reply to a question by Mr. Tim Healy yesterday as to when the Irish Finance Committee's report would be issued the Prime Minister stated that this was a purely ...

    Article : 58 words
  25. PARIS SCANDAL.

    Cadet Howell, of the Gordon Club, was last night enthusiastically welcomed back from the Coronation trip by the club. Archdeacon Barlett referred to the ...

    Article : 124 words
  26. MOTHER CALLIOPE.

    The Pacific mail steamer City of Sydney, which has arrived here, had a terrific encounter with a cyclonic storm off the Mexican coast on October 17. ...

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  27. TRADES UNION BILL DROPPED.

    The Government will not proceed with the Trades Union Bill this session. It is understood that the Prime Minister will set apart a day for the discussion of labour ...

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  28. THE BUSINESS DAY.

    At the quarterly meeting of the Broken Hill Licensing Court to-day, Sub-Inspector Sawtel, licensing inspector reported:—"From the return it will be seen that there are ...

    Article : 255 words
  29. H.M.A.S. AUSTRALIA.

    The "Times" this morning states that the launch of the Commonwealth Dreadnought Australia at Clydebank to-day is indicative of Australia's rapid strides in the matter of ...

    Article : 190 words
  30. INDEX. NEWS.

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  31. SEVERE FLOOD.

    Greymouth advices state that the town was visited by a serious flood consequent on extraordinarily heavy rain. A large portion of the town was under water, and big washouts ...

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  32. KULGOA TO THE RESCUE.

    Although those on the Kulgoa did not actually see the collision, their attention was attracted by the crash. Almost immediately afterwards they saw the lights on a vessel ...

    Article : 181 words
  33. "AN INDIGNITY."

    The leading Chinese of Sydney feel a little sore on account of one of their number having been subjected to what they consider to be an indignity by the officials of the ...

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  34. VAIN APPEALS.

    It was a mighty and impressive gathering. It is estimated that 3500 men attended; at all events there were over 3000 present. The meeting did not last long. There was ...

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  35. SYDNEY HOME FOR BABIES.

    A. W. Green, of the State Children's Relief Department, proceeded yesterday, at the Central Summons Court, against M. Greig Smith, on an information charging defendant ...

    Article : 98 words
  36. AUSTRALASIAN FOOTBALLERS.

    S. Darmody and A. Holloway, members of the Australasian football team, have been suspended for two matches for rough play at the recent match at Widnes. ...

    Article : 68 words
  37. ADVERTISEMENTS.

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  38. CAPTAIN BALFOUR'S STATEMENT.

    The Derwent, which was inward bound from Newcastle with a cargo of 350 tons of coal, proceeded to Blackwattle Bay after the collision. She suffered little damage, and ...

    Article : 152 words
  39. THE BARMAIDS' PROTEST.

    Half a dozen barmaids, supported by a few male representatives of the Hotel, Restaurant, and Club Employees' Union, waited on the Premier as a deputation on behalf of 200 ...

    Article : 176 words
  40. FRAUDULENT ART UNION.

    Lizzie Gordon, married, aged 50 years, was sentenced to six months' imprisonment with hard labour to-day on a charge of obtaining money by fraudulent representations. ...

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  41. THE VULTURE'S FLIGHT.

    Mr. Orville Wright, who, with his brother, thinks he has discovered the secret of the vulture's flight, yesterday remained in the air with a glider for nine minutes in a wind ...

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  42. MOTOR CAR IN FLAMES.

    A motor car driven by Mr. J. Smith, the owner, while travelling from Liverpool to Sydney yesterday, was destroyed by fire. Mr. Smith was accompanied by his wife and ...

    Article : 133 words
  43. TO-DAY.

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  44. WAGES IN CANADA.

    The concillation board which has been inquiring into the discontent among the employees of the Grand Trunk Railway has ordered an increase in the wages all round. ...

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  45. CAPTAIN POOLEY'S STORY.

    Mr. Todd, manager of the Sydney Ferries, Ltd., when interviewed, stated that, although the official report of the master of the Kal-Kai was not yet available, his story was as ...

    Article : 181 words
  46. SHORTAGE OF LABOUR.

    Approval has been expressed by both parties represented at the Dearth of Workers' Conference of the final draft of the numbers and classes of workers who are to be ...

    Article : 111 words
  47. FLOOD WATERS.

    The melting of snow on the Southern Aips, combined with heavy rain, caused a sudden flooding of the Waimakiriri River, at Belfast, near Christchurch. ...

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  48. A DINGY PICKED UP.

    Whilst cruising yesterday, about four miles to the east of Long Reef. Messrs. J. and A. Brown's tug Stormcock, picked up a whitepainted kingy, about 12ft long. The dingy ...

    Article : 81 words
  49. A ROYAL ROMANCE.

    With the consent of the Emperor, which had been withheld for eight years, the Archduke Ferdinand Karl has renounced his rank and has married the daughter of a university ...

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  50. COAL CARGO ON FIRE.

    The outbreak of fire amongst the cargo of the barque Concordia has been got under control. A considerable quantity of coal was found to be burnt, but the and extent of the ...

    Article : 50 words
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