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  2. THE MITCHELL LIBRARY.

    The Mitchell Library, at the Domain gates, was opened yesterday. It is entirely separate and distinct from the Public Library—it will have a different purpose, and will never ...

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  3. THE COAL STRIKE.

    Though little progress towards settlement was expected a big crowd attended the sittings of the Wages Board this morning in the hope of hearing some announcement by his ...

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  4. HARBOUR COLLISION.

    One of the most serious harbour collisions for some years past occurred at about 9.15 last night immediately abreast of the lighthouse at Bradley's Head, between the A.U.S.N. ...

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  5. BRITISH COAL DISPUTES.

    The coal exports from South Wales in February, 1909, decreased 260,827 tons, compared with the same month of 1909. Foreign firms secured contracts at the ...

    Article : 156 words
  6. A HUSBAND'S REVENGE.

    Returning unexpectedly home, Mr. John P. Cudahy, a millionaire packer in Chicago, attacked Mr. J. Lillis, a wealthy banker, whom he suspected of intriguing with ...

    Article : 74 words
  7. FINANCIAL CONFUSION.

    The House of Lords yesterday passed the War Loan Redemption Bill for redeeming a loan of £21,339,603 issued in 1900. ...

    Article : 348 words
  8. ARMAMENTS LIMITATION.

    During the navy debate in the Reichstag, Herr Ledebour, a Socialist, charged Prince Bulow, the ex-Imperial Chancellor, and Admiral von Tirpitz, Minister for Marine, ...

    Article : 365 words
  9. ALMOST A CENTENARIAN.

    The attack on Mr. Lillis has caused a great sensation in America. Mr. Lillis is a bachelor, aged 97. A maid in the employ of Mrs. Cudahy ...

    Article : 198 words
  10. TROUBLE IN NORTHUMBERLAND.

    A ballot of the Northumberland miners decided by a large majority against confirming the suggestion of the executive committee of the association for ending the ...

    Article : 72 words
  11. ACCOUNT BY AN EYE-WITNESS.

    Mr. F. Dare, dentist, of Oxford-street, who was an eye-witness of the collision, states that he was a passenger on the Narrabeen from Manly. When abreast of Sydney Heads ...

    Article : 478 words
  12. FUTURE OF THIBET.

    China has given Great Britain assurances regarding the administration of Thibet, and the religious question in that territory. ...

    Article : 27 words
  13. MR. MOORE'S TOUR.

    Mr. N. J. Moore, Premier of Western Australia, has arrived at Rome, where he has had a private audience, of King Victor Emmanuel. Afterwards Mr. Moore ...

    Article : 83 words
  14. "VASSALAGE OF CHINA."

    Mr. Jacob Schiff, a financier, speaking at the New York Republican Club, said:— "The understanding between Russia, Japan, and Great Britain will constitute ...

    Article : 445 words
  15. THE DAVIS CUP.

    America has cabled a challenge to Australia to contest the Davis Cup. The failure of the Lawn Tennis Association of England to challenge is incomprehensible. ...

    Article : 221 words
  16. LIABILITY TO INCOME TAX.

    Replying to Lord Balcarres (Unionist) in the House of Commons last night. Mr. Lloyd-George, Chancellor of the Exchequer, stated that the Bank of England was ...

    Article : 128 words
  17. THE KING ON THE CONTINENT.

    The King travelled from Dover to Calais yesterday in the royal yacht Alexandra. The Atlantic battleship fleet assembled at Dover to bid farewell to the King. ...

    Article : 96 words
  18. THE PROPRIETORS' REPLY.

    The official reply by the proprietors to the proposals made by Mr. Charlton through Judge Scholes for a settlement of the strike was not given until this afternoon. It was ...

    Article : 130 words
  19. THE ARMY ESTIMATES.

    Last night the House of Commons in Committee of Supply debated the army estimates, amounting to £27,760,000. Mr. R. B. Haidane, Secretary of State ...

    Article : 180 words
  20. INTERNATIONAL CRICKET.

    In the fourth test match between the M.C.C. and South Africa, commenced at Capetown to-day, the first innings of the visitors closed for 203. ...

    Article : 66 words
  21. POSSIBLE EXPLANATION.

    A statement made to the authorities by one of the crew of the Currajong may give an explanation of the origin of the collision. He said that when the Currajong arrived ...

    Article : 132 words
  22. THE HIGH COMMISSIONER.

    Captain Collins issued invitations to a luncheon at the Trocadero to meet Sir George Reid, High Commissioner for the Commonwealth, to-day. ...

    Article : 55 words
  23. THE ENGINEMEN.

    The position is now as far as the employees are concerned entirely in the hands of the advisory committee of the miners, and the two representatives of the Enginedrivers and ...

    Article : 585 words
  24. PICKING UP THE CASTAWAYS.

    The boat of the Currajong was launched just before the vessel sank, and several of the crew succeeded in getting clear of the wreck. The remainder of the eastaways, with one ...

    Article : 110 words
  25. RIOTS IN PHILADELPHIA.

    Further riots have occurred in Philadelphia in connection with the general strike. Many rioters were badly clubbed by the police, and numerous arrests made. ...

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  26. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The British Museum for £9000 has purchased a remarkable collection of Chinese paintings dating from the eighth to the eighteenth centuries. ...

    Article : 280 words
  27. CAPTAIN MEABURN'S STORY.

    The account of the accident given by Captain Meaburn, of the Wyreema, when seen on board last night, was as follows:- "We left the wharf between 8 and 9 o'clock, ...

    Article : 302 words
  28. MUTINY IN A PRISON.

    Forty prisoners in Cartagena, Spain, seized the gaol, after disarming the sleeping warders, and attempted to escape. They were fired on by troops, nowever, ...

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  29. DESCRIPTION OF THE LOST VESSEL.

    The Currajong was an old vessel, having been built in 1875 by T. Wingate and Co., of Glasgow. Originally she was known as the Victors, and then for many years under the ...

    Article : 149 words
  30. STATE STRIKE PLANNED.

    Strike loaders in Philadelphia are planning to extend the strike throughout Pennsylvania. The Federal Government is holding ...

    Article : 41 words
  31. ILKESTON ELECTION.

    The election of a representative in the House of Commons for Ilkeston (Derbyshire), rendered necessary by the resignation of Sir W. Foster (L.), took place ...

    Article : 149 words
  32. TCHAIKOWSKY ON TRIAL.

    M. Tchaikowsky, for whom bail was raised in England and American, is being tried in camera at St. Petersburg for revolutionary propaganda in many parts of ...

    Article : 48 words
  33. LONDON COUNTY COUNCIL.

    The final recount for Central Finsbury, the remaining seat of the London County Council, rendered necessary owing to a tie between Captain the Hon. F. Hemphill ...

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  34. THE WYDEEMA.

    The Wyreema is one of the latest additions to the fleet of the A.U.S.N Company, and is regarded as a firm favourite with travellers. This fact accounts for the large number of ...

    Article : 117 words
  35. FRENCH GENERAL'S ASSAILANT.

    Endelsi, the Algerian clerk who shot and wounded General Verand, of the French Army, in Paris, last November, in mistake for General Bran, commanding ...

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  36. CHIEF OFFICER'S ACCOUNT.

    Chief Officer C. J Davis, of the Currajong, [?] on Circular Quay at 11.30 last night, with his clothes still wet upon him, stated that the Wyreemu struck the Currajong at about ...

    Article : 302 words
  37. QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL.

    Mr. L. Harcourt, First Commissioner for Works, speaking in the House of Commons, said he anticipated that the Queen Victoria Memorial before Buckingham ...

    Article : 55 words
  38. OPENING CEREMONY.

    The opening ceremony was performed by Lord Chelmsford in the presence of a number of distinguished citizens. His Excellency, in one sentence, summed up the ...

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  39. SHORTENING PARLIAMENTS.

    The Prime Minister, Mr. Asquith, has announced that the resolutions to be moved by the Government on the 29th instant will include proposals for shortening the ...

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  40. CREW OF THE CURRAJONG.

    So far as was known at midnight, the only one of the Currajong's crew missing was Hans Nielson, an A.B. The saved were:- Captain R. W. SMITH. ...

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  41. BRITISH GENERAL ELECTIONS.

    The votes polled during the recent general elections in Great Britain totalled 6,667,810, out of a possible 7,706,049. ...

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  42. ENVER BEY ENTERTAINED.

    The Balkan Committee in England entertained at a luncheon Enver Bey, who planned the Turkish revolution, and whom Mr. Herbert Samuel, Postmaster-General, ...

    Article : 49 words
  43. EFFECT ON EASTERN TRADE.

    The serious effects of the Neweastle coal strike on trade in the East were brought forcibly under the notice of the Prime Minister to-day by a [?]patch from London, which ...

    Article : 188 words
  44. NEW SOUTH WALES LOAN.

    Scrip of the New South Wales conversion loan of £2,750,000, bearing interest at the rate of 3½ per cent., and issued at £97, is quoted at 7s 6d premium. ...

    Article : 40 words
  45. BOMB-THROWING IN SPAIN.

    A bomb was thrown at some priests in a dining-room, where a dinner was being held to celebrate clerical victories at the municipal election in Noceda, Spain. ...

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  46. THE NORTH COAST RAILWAY.

    A large number of men are now engaged on the work of erecting the Cedar Party Creek railway bridge at Wingham. This is a fairly large undertaking, and will take some little ...

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  47. THE CURRAJONG'S CARGO.

    The Currajong was laden with a full cargo of coal from Wollongong to replenish the bunkers of the Huddart, [?] liner Riverina, which arrived at Sydney yesterday from ...

    Article : 48 words
  48. BRITISH TRADE RETURNS.

    Returns of the Board of Trade concerning the trade of the United Kingdom for February show that imports increased £690,214, exports increased £3,667,418, and ...

    Article : 38 words
  49. PRINCE OF WALES' TOUR.

    The Prince and Princess of Wales will travel to South Africa in a Union Castle liner, via the west coast, with an escort of warships. They will depart from England ...

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  50. A PREVIOUS COLLISION.

    Just seven years ago a serious collision occurred at the same spot between the A.U.S.N. Company's steamer Eurimbla, outward bound, and the Union S.S. Company's passenger ...

    Article : 103 words
  51. RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION IN SCHOOLS.

    A deputation representing the Methodist Church of Australia waited upon the Minister for Public Instruction to-day to ask that the regulation which prevents State school ...

    Article : 68 words
  52. WYREEMA'S PASSENGER ACCOUNT

    One of the passengers on the Wyreema on his way to the northern State on business, who was on [?] some time before the collision, said his attention was first directed ...

    Article : 444 words
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