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  2. CUSTOMS SCANDAL.

    A sensational development in connection with the opium traffic occurred last night, when Sergeant McIntosh and Constable Kelly, of No. 1 Police Station, arrested ...

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  3. LABOUR DEFEATED.

    The motion of want of confidence in the Deakin-Cook administration was finally disposed of in the House of Representatives to-day, when the Government secured a victory ...

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  4. SIR HARRY RAWSON.

    News has just come to hand that Sir Harry Rawson, after leaving his post as Governor of this State, was involved, before he reached England, in what is likely to be one of the ...

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  5. THE CRICKETERS.

    The Australians commenced at Kennington Oval to-day a return match against Surrey. The weather was cloudy, and at the opening of play there was a probability that ...

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  6. SHAH A REFUGEE.

    The Shah, finding that his forces cannot sustain the assaults of the Nationalists, has taken refuge in the Russian Legation at Teheran. ...

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  7. SUBMARINE DISASTER.

    A passing steamer collided with Submarines C 11 and C 17 off Yarmouth. Lieutenants C. G. Brodie and G. R. S. Watkins were rescued, but 12 men of C 11 were ...

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  8. TOLERATION IN TURKEY.

    The Grand Vizier of Turkey, H[?]mi Pasha, has ordered the Sheikh-ul-Islam, Mollah Sahib, the head of the Mohammedan faith in Turkey, to prepare for distribution ...

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  9. SECOND DAY.

    Rain commenced early this morning in London, and it is still fa[?]ling. ...

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  10. FIGHTING FINISHED.

    Sir Edward Grey, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, in reply to questions in the House of Commons last night, said that the resistance of the Royalists at Teheran ...

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  11. DINNER TO AUSTRALIANS.

    The Surrey County Cricket Club yesterday entertained the Australian cricketers at dinner at Kennington oval. Lord Alverstone, Lord Chief Justice, presided. ...

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  12. STIRLING DIVORCE SUIT.

    The appeal of the wife in the action Stirling versus Stirling, in which the husband, John Alexander Stirling, of Kippendavie, Perthshire, was granted a divorce ...

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  13. BRITISH FINANCE BILL.

    The House of Commons sat for 18½ hours discussing the Finance Bill. Ministers and members were frequently asleep, but a small body of Unionists kept ...

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  14. CABLE RATES.

    The committee representing the telegraph administrations transmitting telegrams via the Eastern Telegraph Company and via Teheran, between British India, ...

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  15. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Wellington City Council has decided to cover its own insurances against accident risks in connection with the electric tramway and lighting staffs. ...

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  16. AN OLD-AGE PENSION.

    Charles Sells, an old-age pensioner, died at Ballarat 18 months ago. Since his death someone has been drawing his pension. Under the State system it was possible for a ...

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  17. PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION.

    Earl Grey, Governor-General of Canada, giving evidence before the Royal Commission on electoral reform, said that under the present system of election to ...

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  18. THE ERROL WRECK.

    Among those who arrived from the eastern States by the steamer Kanowna to-day was Captain W. Smith, who recently commanded the steamer Suva, engaged in the ...

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  19. AFRICAN ASIATIC LEGISLATION.

    A Mohammedan deputation has left Natal to urge the Imperial Government to reserve its sanction to the legislation of the South African Union affecting Asiaties. ...

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  20. GOVERNMENT'S INTENTIONS.

    The present charge for press messages is 1s per word. and the proposal now made for a reduction to 9d per word follows closely upon a similar announcement made by the ...

    Article : 369 words
  21. EARTHQUAKE IN GREECE.

    An earthquake in Achala and Elis, the chief currant-producing province of Greece, destroyed several villages. Many people perished. ...

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  22. LORD DUDLEY AT BRISBANE.

    The Governor-General's arrival this morning was somewhat delayed, owing to the Nikko Maru meeting unusually rough weather in the bay, and in consequence proceeding ...

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  23. WHITE STAR TRAINING SHIP.

    The White Star training ship Mersey, Captain Corner, has sailed from Liverpool with a number of cadets on board on her second voyage of instruction to Sydney. ...

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  24. FIRE ON A STEAMER.

    The steamer Borkum, 5649 tons, of the North German Lloyd Company, now on a voyage from Bremen, via Natal, for Australia, has arrived at Mauritius with a fire ...

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  25. FLEMINGTON SALEYARDS.

    The Lord Mayor stated yesterday he felt sure the Premier would be perfectly satisfied that the council was ready to meet the demands for increased accommodation at the ...

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  26. NEW GERMAN CHANCELLOR.

    Dr. von Bethmann-Hollweg, the new Imperial Chancellor of Germany, was once a fellow student of the Emperor William's. He has been the lieutenant of Prince ...

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  27. CONDITION OF THE MEN.

    Dr. Marano is still in daily attendance on the survivors of the wreck of the Errol, and is devoting a great deal of attention to them. He said last night that Lawrence is still in ...

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  28. THE DEFENCE QUESTION.

    The Imperial Maritime League is promoting a widespread system of petitioning the House of Lords to reject the Finance Bill and compel a dissolution on the question ...

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  29. A BRAVE MINER.

    A sensational accident occurred at the Goldfields Consolidated Mine, Diamond Hill, Bendigo to-day, and was marked by conspicuous bravery on the part of a miner named Joseph ...

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  30. THE WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales this afternoon competition was keen, with general prices hardening for all qualities. July 16. ...

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  31. BOLIVIA AND ARGENTINA.

    Bolivia has apologised to Argentina for the incidents over the boundary dispute, and the Argentine Government is satisfied with the apology. ...

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  32. FATHER GEORGE TYRRELL DEAD.

    The death is announced of Father George Tyrrell, a modernist, formerly of the Society of Jesus. He had been deprived of the sacraments by the Pope. ...

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  33. MISSING FROM ARNCLIFFE.

    A lad named Henry Mills, 12 years of age, has been reported to the Rockdale police as missing from his home at Stewart-street, Arncliffe. ...

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  34. RIOTS AT PITTSBURG.

    Serious riots have occurred at Pittsburg in connection with the strike at the works of the Presse Steel Car Company. One hundred people were injured by the ...

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  35. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    M'Ilwraith, M'Eacharn, and Co.'s steamer Karoola, on her trial trip, attained a speed of 17½ knots. [The Karoola will be the largest vessel ...

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  36. SUSPENSION OF MR. THORNE.

    Mr. Asquith, Prime Minister, will in the House of Commons move to expunge the record of the suspension of Mr. W. Thorne (Labour) from the journals of the House. ...

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  37. THE TIMBER INDUSTRY.

    The interstate conference of woodworkers connected with sawmills and timber yards was continued at the Trades Hall on Thursday. The session was taken up with the ...

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  38. FLOW OF THE COTTER RIVER.

    The Chief Enginer for Harbours and Rivers, Mr. de Burgh, has prepared a report on the flow of the Cotter River, in the proposed Federal territory of Yass-Canber[?]a, from ...

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  39. WOMAN'S TRAGIC DEATH.

    Miss Helehora Dalrymple, daughter of Sir Robert Dalrymple, yesterday, while undergoing a dry shampoo, accidentally inhaled the fumes of tetra chloride of carbon, ...

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  40. MAN'S THUMB PULLED OFF.

    Charles Risby, proprietor of the Falls Hotel, met with a painful accident last evening. He was leading a horse from one yard to another on his premises, and the reins ...

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  41. PRESIDENT OF WFSLEYAN CONFERENCE.

    The Rev. William Perkins, who was unanimously elected President of the Wesleyan Conference, in succession to the Rev. Scott Ledgett, has been inducted to his ...

    Article : 157 words
  42. THE MISSING SE[?]STERN.

    The German-Australian steamer Sonneberg, which was despatched from Newcastle last night with a cargo of coal for Manila, will make a search for traces of the German ...

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  43. WHALES ON THE COAST.

    A novel and interesting sight was witnessed by the passengers by the Howard Smith Company's liner Peregrine, which reached Sydney yesterday from Queensland ports. When ...

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  44. COAL MINERS' WAGES.

    Coal owners in federated districts of England and Wales ask for a reduction of 5 per cent. in the wages of the men owing to the working of the Eight Hours Act. ...

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  45. REMANDED TO SYDNEY.

    In the City Police Court to-day, Charles Barnard, alias Jackson, on remand, was charged with having, on June 29, at Sydney, broken and entered the shop of Pattison and ...

    Article : 95 words
  46. TOW OF NEARLY 1300 MILES.

    Arrangements, it is understood, have been completed for the despatch of the steam tug Champion, from Newcastle to Auckland to take the big British ship Leicester Castle, of ...

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  47. AULD JOCK WHISKY.

    Tooth and Co., Ltd., Proprietors, [?]nt Brewery, Sydney.—Advt. ...

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