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  2. Y.M.C.A. FESTIVAL.

    The annual festival of the Young Men's Christian Association of Sydney was held last night at the Town Hall, and proved in every way a successful and interesting function. ...

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  3. THE AMATEUR STATUS.

    Mr. E. R. Larkin, secretary of the New South Wales Rubgy League, dealt with the question of amateurism and the Amateur Sporting Federation last night in the following terms: ...

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  4. LABOUR POLICY.

    A wide inquiry made in commercial circles yesterday shows conclusively that the uncertainty attaching to the financial proposals of the Fisher Government is having a restraining ...

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  5. SECOND EDITION

    In his attempt at flight from London to Manchester, W. G. White left Roade in the darkness at 3.45, guided by searchlights and motor cars. His motor, however, got ...

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  6. EGYPTIAN NATIONALISTS.

    In a blue book relating to the state of Egypt in 1009, Sir Eldon Gorst, the British representative in Egypt, declares that the Nationalist party is morally responsible ...

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  7. LORD KITCHENER.

    Lord Kitchener arrived at Southampton to-day. He had an enthusiastic reception. in the course of an interview he said that his visit to Australia and New ...

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  8. DOCTOR ON TRIAL.

    The trial of Dr. Bennett Clarice Hyde on a charge of murdering by means of strychnine capsules Colonel Thomas Swope, a millionaire and philanthropist, ...

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  9. LONDON TO MANCHESTER.

    M. Paulhan, at Heldon, and Mr. White, at Wormwood Scrubbs, to-day made preparations for flights to Manchester. M. Paulhan was the first to start this ...

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  10. WELCOME IN LONDON.

    Lord Knollys, his private secretary, representing the King, Earl Roberts, Sir George Reid, and others, welcomed Lord Kitchener at Waterloo station. ...

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  11. COTTON TRADE CRISIS.

    The Federation of Master Cotton Spinners' Association of Lancashire has resolved to secure a 5 per cent reduction of wages of operatives. After this reduction ...

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  12. MR. WHITE'S FLIGHT.

    Mr. G. White started at 6.33 p.m., 20,000 people frantically cheering as he passed over Walford at 6.50, at a height of 200ft, going fast and steadily, with a brisk wind ...

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  13. AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE.

    Lord Kitchener, in the course of an interview, said: "I am very pleased with what I saw in Australia and New Zealand." ...

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  14. THE BRITISH BUDGET.

    The House of Commons has passed the third reading of tho Budget (the Finance Bill) by a majority of 93 votes, the division being: ...

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  15. AN OVERDUE STEAMER.

    Advices from Capetown state that the steamer Carpentaria, from Natal, is overdue. ...

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  16. AGENTS NOT ANXIOUS.

    The agents for the Carpentaria at Sydney do not at present entertain any anxiety for the overdue steamer, and the opinion expressed in shipping circles yesterday was that heavy ...

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  17. THE FINAL FLIGHTS.

    Mr. White restarted from Roade at 3.45 a.m., and passing over Rugby at 4.30 he descended in difficulties at Polesworth. M. Paulhan restarted from Lichfield at ...

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  18. THE FAMINE.

    Cotton seed was previously £5 per ton, but American oil mills are now asking £20 and £30. ...

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  19. THE TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS.

    At Newmarket First Spring Meeting to-day the principal event resulted as follows:- THE TWO THOUSAND GUINEAS STAKES, ...

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  20. FRENCH ELECTIONS.

    In connection with the general elections in France, the Paris correspondent of the "Times" estimates that 4,000,000 votes were cast for [?]adicals, 1,175,000 for ...

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  21. ASSISTING SMALL HOLDERS.

    Lord Shaftesbury's Thrift and Credit Banks Bill has been read the second time by the House of Lords, and referred to a Select Committee. ...

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  22. MR. WHITE FORESTALLED.

    Mr. White had abandoned his idea of fight yesterday owing to a high gusty wind, when he learned by telephone that M. Taulhan had stolen a march on him. Mr. ...

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  23. THE KING.

    The King arrived from Biarritz to-day looking remarkably well. He was welcomed at Victoria railway station, by the Prince of Wales. ...

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  24. IRISH BLIGHT.

    "The appearance of Irish blight in the potato fields of the Hunter River district will have a serious effect on the local supply in the future, as it means almost a total ...

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  25. ALBANIAN INSURRECTION.

    The Albanians twice repulsed the Turkish troops at the Katchanik Pass. Anxiety is felt at Constantinople owing to the railway line having been cut. ...

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  26. TRADES UNION INVESTIGATION.

    Mr. Ramsay MacDonald, M.P., will lead a party of eight trades unionists on a tour of Germany, where they will study the question of wages and unemployment for ...

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  27. ORANGE RIVER COLONY.

    Owing to the Education Bill, passed at the instance of Mr. Hertzog, Minister for Education in the Orange River Colony, British school teachers, who were formerly ...

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  28. MURDER OF MISS KELLY.

    At the Circuit Court to-day Henry Casey was charged with the murder of Johannah Kelly at Armidale on December 13. 1908, and pleaded guilty, Mr. Chubb, instructed by Mr. H. ...

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  29. NORWEGIAN AUTHOR'S DEATH.

    The Norwegian Storthing will accord the remains of the late Bjomstjerne Bjornson, poet, dramatist, and novelist, a State funeral. Both Houses of Parliament passed ...

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  30. COMPULSORY MILITARY SERVICE.

    Mr. W. A. Deane, Minister for Defence in Natal, is advocating compulsory military service. ...

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  31. MR. FISHERS MESSAGE.

    The Melbourne correspondent of the "Daily Chronicle" cables that Mr. Fisher's message to the democracy of Great Britain is: "Gon on; take courage. Our success is ...

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  32. THE VETO BILL.

    Mr. Asquith, Prime Minister, stated in the House of Commons yesterday, that the Parliament (Veto) Bill would be circulated on Friday or Saturday. ...

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  33. AUSTRIAN DREADNOUGHTS.

    Mr. R. M'Kenna, First Lord of the Admiralry, speaking in the House of Commons this afternoon, said that the Government had no official information that ...

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  34. IMMIGRANTS FOR QUEENSLAND.

    Two thousand one hundred and sixty emigrants have left for Queensland in the last four months, 60 per cent, being assisted. All are agriculturists, and many ...

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  35. MELBOURNE PASSENGERS AND CARGO.

    The lines of cargo shipped here by the Carpentaria comprise:—1450 eases of fruit, 20 bales of wool, 200 bales of skins, 25 tons of tallow, 52 bales of clippings, 10 tons cheese, ...

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  36. THE IMPERIAL PIONEERS.

    Referring to the "Imperial Pioneers," the "Daily Chronicle" quotes Mr. Fisher's declaration that nobody in Great Britain is authorised to speak on behalf of the ...

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  37. CHANGSHA QUIET.

    It is officially announced at Peking that Changsha, in Hunan, has been quiet latterly. ...

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  38. SIR. J. DICKSON-POYNDER'S PEERAGE.

    The title of Sir J. Dickson-Poynder, Governor-designate of New Zealand, in the Peerage is Baron Islington. ...

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  39. WAR SERVICES.

    The Transvaal Parliament has allocated £123,000 for the benefit of burghers disabled in war. ...

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  40. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Messrs. Burlington and Grylis have completed the east window for the cathedral in Hobart, and it will be shipped in a few weeks. ...

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  41. MORE WAGES MOVEMENT.

    The Baltimore and Ohio railroad has resolved to increase the wages of 50,000 employees 6 per cent. ...

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  42. MOISTURE IN BUTTER.

    Oetzes and Gerritsen, produce merchants, of Tooley-street, were yesterday fined £2 and one guinea costs for importing from Adelaide by the R.M.S. Mantua ...

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  43. THE NEW MINISTRY.

    To-morrow the caucus will decide which members of the Federal Labour party are to act with Mr. Fisher in the new Ministry. At Parliament House there appears to be little ...

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  44. MR. JOHN MEAGHER.

    The Pope yesterday received in audience Mr. John Meagher, M.L.C., of New South Wales. ...

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  45. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN REVENUE RETURNS.

    A comparative statement of the public revenue and expenditure for the past quarter shows the receipts at £1,[?] an increase of £125,849, and payments at £861,087, an increase ...

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  46. CHINESE PIGS.

    Mr. John Burns, President of the Local Government Board, stated in the House of Commons last night that' 16,800 carcases of Chinese pigs had been refused ...

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  47. TRADE OF CANADA.

    The trade of Canada for the fiscal year 1909-10 amounted to £123,400,000, an increase of £23,400,000 compared with the amount of the previous year. ...

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  48. THE WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales this evening prices for merinos were equal to full opening rates, but shabby crossbreds were slightly easier. ...

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  49. A FARMER'S DEATH.

    The body of John M'Carthy, a well-known farmer, of Canoblas, was found on Wednesday night near Woodward-street, with the skull crushed, in by the wheels of a waggon he had ...

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  50. A NEW AREA.

    Inquiries made among tho few potato-growers at Louth Park showed that the crops in this part of the district have escaped blight. But in the adjoining district ...

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  51. PRESIDENT OF VENEZUELA.

    General J. V. Gomez, who was elected provisional President of Venezuela last year in succession to President Castro, has been elected President for the full ...

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  52. SIR. E. H. SHACKLETON.

    Sir E. H. Shackleton declares that he will possibly reside in Canada and explore the far west and northern portions of the Dominion. ...

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  53. MAIL STEAMER DELAYED.

    The outgoing mail steamer Morea, which was to have left the outer harbour at 6 o'clock, was delayed by high seas and strong winds. She did not sail until 10.15 to-night. ...

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