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  2. SUPERANNUATION.

    In the Legislative Assembly last evening the Premier moved the second reading of the Raliway and Tramway Service Superannuation Bill. He reviewed the history of superannuation ...

    Article : 2,434 words
  3. A SERIOUS PROBLEM.

    Professor W. H. Warron, Challis Professor of Engineering in Sydney University, was yesterday asked his views as to the difficulty in keeping Sydney engineers in the State, which ...

    Article : 705 words
  4. FEDERAL NOTE ISSUE.

    In the House of Representatives to-day the Prime Minister moved the second reading of the Australian Notes Bill. He began by reading extracts from the ...

    Article : 1,756 words
  5. THIRD EDITION.

    About halt-past 2 o'clock this morning the premises of Lyons and Milling, Ltd., importers of ironmongery, glassware, earthenware, etc, No. 62 Clarence-street, were found to be ...

    Article : 238 words
  6. SOUTH AFRICAN TEAM.

    A message received from the Exchange, Johannesburg, states that South Africa is sending a cricket team to Australia. Letters which were written in 1908 ...

    Article : 224 words
  7. SOCIETY GAMBLING.

    After armed police had raided a gambling club at Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island (U.S.A.), and arrested 30 people well known socially, they were-taken to a police court ...

    Article : 298 words
  8. STRIKES IN NEW YORK.

    The cloakworkers' strike in New York has again attained large dimonsions. Seventy thousand hands are out. The employers have brought from ...

    Article : 122 words
  9. TRAINING OF CADETS.

    The War Office, in a memorandum to the Territorial Associations on the subject of the training of cadets, approves of gymnastics, Swedish drill, and swimming ...

    Article : 155 words
  10. DISASTROUS HURRICANES.

    A disasfrous hurricane has swept over Perekop, Southern Russia. Trees were uprooted and houses levelled at Kaluga, 3500 acres of forest being ...

    Article : 51 words
  11. FALL IN CONSOLS.

    Consols were quoted yesterday at £31, a fall of 10s since Thursday. ...

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  12. CHOLERA IN RUSSIA.

    The chairman of the Mincowners' Association in St. Petersburg states that there are 60,000 cases of cholera in Russia, and that 2000 people have died. ...

    Article : 76 words
  13. GLEBE ISLAND STRIKE.

    The fact that there is a possibility of the slaughtermen's strike extending to large master butchers in the suburbs and country centres—in fact, that a general strike will be ...

    Article : 379 words
  14. EASTERN AGROUND.

    A wire from Rockhampton, which was unfortunately delayed by interruption, states that the steamer Eastern went ashore on Saturday night about 10 o'clock. She is owound in the ...

    Article : 222 words
  15. HAVOC IN COSTA RICA.

    A hurricane in Costa Rica uprooted 1,000,000 banana trees. ...

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  16. PERSIAN REVOLT.

    In the conflict between the Fidais revolutionaries and the Government troops in Teheran the former lost 30 killed and wounded, and 300 prisoners w[?]re secured. ...

    Article : 54 words
  17. THE KING AND QUEEN.

    King George and Queen Mary have left London for Balmoral. ...

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  18. DOCTORS IN DANGER.

    The Russian Government has tardily sent Professor Rain and a numerous staff to the colliery districts in order to arrest the epidemic of cholera. ...

    Article : 77 words
  19. SHOOTING A SENTRY.

    Three men approached a sentry outside a powder magazine at Potsdam, and o[?] be[?] challenged shot the sentry in an arm and fled. ...

    Article : 37 words
  20. RUSSIAN OILFIELDS.

    The protest of the British Embassy at St. Petersburg against the action of the Minister for Trade and Commerce, M. Timirhisew, in questioning the right of ...

    Article : 81 words
  21. SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    F: Beaurepalre won the 100yds. swimming championship of England at Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, by a touch from J. H. Derbyshire. P. Radmilovic was third. ...

    Article : 108 words
  22. STRIKE PRISONERS FREE.

    The strike prisoners, Burns and Lewis, were unexpectedly released last evening, and attended a social which was being held by the Labour League. They were given a cordial ...

    Article : 438 words
  23. MURDERS BY A JAPANESE.

    A hue and cry has been raised throughout America, owing to the escape of Yamagachi, a Japanese youth, suspected of murdering Enoch Kendall, the owner ...

    Article : 128 words
  24. WHITE VERSUS BLACK.

    Mr. J. Currie Elles, in a lecture given before the Institute of Bankers in the Royal Society's rooms last night on the subject of "European migration towards the tropics and ...

    Article : 499 words
  25. A BUTCHER FINED.

    At the Redfern Police Court yesterday, Joseph Marks, of Botany and Epsom roads, Waterloo, was charged with having slaughtered four carves at a place not being a public ...

    Article : 89 words
  26. EXECUTION OF DICKMAN.

    John Alexander Dickman, a colliery secretary, found guilty of the murder of John Innes Nisbet, a colliery cashier, in a train near Newcastle, had a final ...

    Article : 528 words
  27. ALWAYS RIGHT AND NEVER WRONG.

    At its last meeting the executive of the International Socialist party carried the following resolution:—"That whereas the workers are always right and never wrong when ...

    Article : 124 words
  28. NEW AMERICAN YACHT.

    Westward, a remarkable Herreshoff schooner, owned by Mr. Cocbran, after victories at Cowes, won the race for the International Gold Cup at Ryde Regatta. ...

    Article : 192 words
  29. SEDITION IN EGYPT.

    E[?] Ghayati, an author of some seditious poems, who was committed for trial at Cairo, has been rentenced to 12 months' imprisonment with hard labour. ...

    Article : 99 words
  30. REMARKABLE DIVORCE CASE.

    The Chief Justice to-day delivered his reserved decision in the Bendigo divorce suit, in which Florence Peurose Burnside sought a dissolution of her marriage with ...

    Article : 465 words
  31. CONSPIRACY IN INDIA.

    The Bengalis arrested on a charge of being concerned in a conspiracy to subvert British rule in India are members of the Anisalan Samiti, which was the inner ...

    Article : 45 words
  32. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Admiralty has decided to grant naval veterans full funeral honours. MR. WALTER LONG. Mr. Walter Long, M.P., who has been ...

    Article : 148 words
  33. LEWIS AND BURNS BANQUETED.

    Messrs. Lewis and Burns were driven round town during the day in a motor car. In the evening they were banqueted by Labourites at the Great Southern Hotel. Mr. F. W. Yates, ...

    Article : 202 words
  34. CLIMBING BY MONOPLANE.

    At the Lanark aviation meeting M. Chavege, aboard a Bleriot monoplane, in 32 minutes made a spiral climb beyond the clouds to a height of 5250ft. He ...

    Article : 50 words
  35. UNITED STATES REVENUE.

    The returns of revenue and expenditure of the United States for the year show that the revenue amounted to £133,770,163, and the expenditure to ...

    Article : 36 words
  36. AMATEURISM.

    A meeting of Rugby footballers, convened by Mr. L. G. Abrams, who recently resigned from the vice-presidency of the Rugby Union, is to be held at the A.B.C. Rooms to-night. ...

    Article : 362 words
  37. PROPOSED RECEPTION AT NEWCASTLE.

    The four strike leaders, Messrs, Brennan, Gray, Lewis, and Burns, who have now been released from gaol, are expected to arrive in Newcastle on Thursday next at about ...

    Article : 79 words
  38. COLLISION IN CALIFORNIA.

    A special locomotive came into collision yesterday with a passenger train from San Francisco at Ignacio. Thirteen people were killed and 12 ...

    Article : 37 words
  39. WIRELESS TELEGRAPH STATIONS.

    It is now officially announced that Pennant Hills is to be the site of the Sydney woreless station, but a site has yet to be fixed for the Fremantle station. An area has been specified ...

    Article : 73 words
  40. WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY AT SEA.

    The Glasgow Chamber of Commerce has decided to oppose the Wireless Telegraphic Bill. The Glasgow Steamship Owners' ...

    Article : 69 words
  41. MESSRS. GRAY AND BRENNAN.

    Messrs. Gray and Brennan, who were liberated last night, spout to-day about town in company with sympathisers. A banquet to-night was largely attended, Mr. Riley, M.P., ...

    Article : 231 words
  42. UNIFORM POSTAGE RATES.

    The Postmaster-General was asked by Mr. Sinclair (Q.) in the House of Representatives to-day whether, in view of the fact that the States were now practically being paid under ...

    Article : 96 words
  43. ARREST OF CAMORRISTS.

    Signor Cesar Ballau[?], Chief of Police, committed suicide in Rome. He recently arrested 40 members of the Camorra, a secret society. ...

    Article : 30 words
  44. MARSUPIAL REMAINS.

    A very interesting discovery of animal bones has been made at Mowbray Swamp, Smithton, and the theory has been formed that they are the remains of a marsupial diprotodon. Mr. ...

    Article : 197 words
  45. BRITISH TRADE RETURNS.

    The Board of Trade returns for July show that imports in the United Kingdom decreased by £932,0631, but exports increased by £847,364, being chielly iron, steel, ...

    Article : 67 words
  46. ASSASSINATION IN CRACOW.

    M. Rybak, an education official, has been assassinated in a street at Cracow, Galicia. The murderer, who was arrested, states that Rybak was an agent provocateur [?]n ...

    Article : 56 words
  47. TRAGEDY IN INDIA.

    The Criminal Investigation Department has received a cable stating that a Western Australian woman has been murdered by an Afghan at Karachi, a port on the extreme ...

    Article : 67 words
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