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  2. TENNIS CHAMPIONS.

    A brilliant attendance. numerically in excess of any that had hitherto been seen at a lawn tennis match in Sydney, was recorded at the New South Wales Lawn Tennis ...

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  3. SIXTY YEARS AGO.

    To have watched a big business grow in what has become the premier city of the Commonwealth, to have had a hand on the helm for over[?]half a century, and still, at the age of 80, ...

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  4. THE BROOME HURRICANE.

    Press reports of the hurricane which occurred on Tuesday last, owing to interruption of the lines, only reached Perth to-day. A correspondent at Wallai describes the effect ...

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  5. FEDERAL RULE.

    The newly-elected leader of the Opposition in the Federal Parliament, Mr. Joseph Cook, who was present at a banquet held at Ryde on Saturday afternoon in connection ...

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  6. AUSTRALIAN FOOTBALLERS

    The Australian Rugby Union team played Wales at Cardiff yesterday and was defeated, Wales scoring 9 points (a penalty goal and two tries) to the Union ...

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  7. THIRD EDITION.

    The influenza and cold from which the King is suffering have almost disappeared. His Majesty hopes to attend an investiture at Buckingham Palace on Mond[?] ...

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  8. CHEAPER CABLES.

    At the Mansion House yesterday the Lord Mayor, Sir George Truscott presided over an influential meeting summoned to consider the question of cheaper cables. The ...

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  9. FIGHT WITH THE LORDS.

    Mr. H. H. Asquith, the Prime Minister, speaking at the National Liberal Club yesterday, invited the Liberal party to treat the veto of the House of Lords as the ...

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  10. SPYING ON CONGRESS.

    The House of Representatives of the United States has unanimously referred to a committee the passage in President Roosevelt's message relating to Secret Service ...

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  11. TURKISH STEAMER FOUNDERS.

    A Turkish steamer bound from Constantinople to Sevastopol foundered in a storm. The crew and fifty passengers were drowned. ...

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  12. INTERPRETATION BY THE "TIMES."

    The "Times" infers from his reservation of an emergency that Mr. Asquith apprehends that his threatened applications of the power of finance to social problems will ...

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  13. DISASTROUS EXPLOSION.

    One hundred people were killed and injured through the explosion of 40 tons of dynamite at Basobispo, Panama. ...

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  14. INJURED MEN REJOIN.

    P. Flanagan and P. Burge have recovered from the accidents they sustained in the football field, and have joined the Australian Rugby Union's team at Cardiff. ...

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  15. INTER-'VARSITY FOOTBALL.

    The football contest between Oxford and Cambridge yesterday resulted in a draw, each team scoring a goal. Gillay played for Oxford, and Chapman for Cambridge. ...

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  16. A DRAWN GAME.

    The Northern Union of England yesterday played a draw with the Australian Rugby League team, England scoring two goals six tries (22 points), and the League ...

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  17. RELIEF CREW FOR AUSTRALIA.

    H.M.S. Sappho is leaving Portsmouth on January 23. She takes new crews for the Pegasus on the Australian station, and the Sealark (surveying, vessel). ...

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  18. MINES' EIGHT HOURS.

    Strenuous opposition is developing against the Mines' Eight Hours Bill in the House of Commons and outside, owing to fears that the bill will cause a reduction of the ...

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  19. GENERAL RAINS.

    The monsoonal depression which for several days operated over the western half of the continent resulted in rains practically throughout New South Wales, the only area ...

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  20. ARMIDALE TRAGEDY.

    A shocking tragedy was discovered this morning when Joanna Kelly was found dead in her bed at the Central Hotel under circumstances that leave little doubt that she ...

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  21. THE PANAMA CANAL.

    The "New York Times," after having examined the Government papers relating to the purchase of the Panama Canal, admits they do not reveal that any money ...

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  22. THE BLAST FURNACE.

    At Eskbank ironworks all the mills have been going as usual during the past week. It is stated, however, that orders are again falling off, and that unless a fresh batch is ...

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  23. P. AND O. COMPANY.

    Sir Thomas Sutherland, chairman of the board of directors, speaking at the annual meeting of the Peninsular ond Oriental Steam Navigation Company, said that the ...

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  24. AEROPLANES IN WAR.

    The Aero Club of the United Kingdom has formed a league to encourage the invention of neroplanes. Admiral of the Fleet Sir Edward ...

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  25. SHOT WITH A REVOLVER.

    Leslie Butler, aged 18, living in Epping, was brought yesterday to the Sydney Hospital[?] where he was admitted, suffering from a bullet wound in one leg. ...

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  26. RETURN OF "SNOWY" BAKER.

    Mr. R. L. Baker ("Snowy") returned home on Saturday, after an absence of two years. He left Sydney two years ago to compete in the English boxing championships, but owing to ...

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  27. PORTUGUESE ISLANDS.

    A report that Germany is negotiating for the purchase of the Borlengas Islands, 12 miles off the coast of Portugal, has caused alarm at Lisbon. ...

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  28. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Lieutenant L. L. Smith, of Victoria, has passed the musketry course at Hythe. LORD NORTHCOTE. Lord Northcote on Thursday was the ...

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  29. TORNADO AT CANTERBURY.

    A tornado swept an area six miles by three-quarters of a mile at South Canterbury, felling practically everything in its track, including straw stacks, trees, and fences. Some ...

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  30. CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY.

    "In connection with the agitation in the Home countries," said Cardinal Moran at Wost Kogarah yesterday afternoon, "I was particularly struck by three, features. One ...

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  31. THE BOARD OF CONTROL.

    The utmost dissatisfaction exists among cricketers, in Adelaide regarding the fixing of Friday, December 18, in Sydney, for the Board of Control meeting to make ...

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  32. SEDITION IN INDIA.

    The Council of the Governor-General of India has passed the Sedition Bill, native members of the council warmly acquiesing. ...

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  33. THE CORDEAUX TIGER.

    The wild animal that has been causing alarm to residents of Cordeaux by its peculiar howling noise at night time has again reappeared after an absence of three weeks. On Friday ...

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  34. A SOUTHERLY CHANGE.

    Aggressive conditions were experienced in the city on Saturday, the temperature reaching 86.2 degrees at 3 p.m. A southerly change set in at 4 p.m., and several severe squalls ...

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  35. THE BALKANS.

    The situation between Russia and Austria-Hungary resulting from the Balkans dispute has improved. ...

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  36. THE WOOL SALES.

    Competition at the wool sales this afternoon was somewhat quieter, and prices were occasionally in buyers' favour. Dec. 12. ...

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  37. DESTRUCTIVE DOGS.

    During Thursday night upwards of 80 sheep were destroyed by town dogs in the trucking yards here. They were fats for the Sydney market, and valued at 14s 6d per head. ...

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  38. WASHAWAYS ON THE RAILWAY.

    NARRABRI.—The best rainfall experienced since March fell over the north-western slopes on Friday night and Saturday morning. This fine fall will ensure a good season for both farmers and graziers. The ...

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  39. OLD MAN GARROTED.

    On Friday evening Thomas Simpson, aged about 70, an old-age pensioner, living in Dowling-street, Woolloomooloo, was garroted and robbed by three men in Hyde Park. The ...

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  40. RUSSIAN FOREIGN LOAN.

    The Russian Duma has sanctioned the foreign loan of £45,000,000, of which £30,000,000 will be devoted to the redemption of 5 per cent. Treasury bonds. ...

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  41. ROMAN CATHOLICS AND SCHOLAR. SHIPS.

    At the annual demonstration of St. Patrick's College yesterday, Bishop Gallagher presided. He said that when not debarred by unj[?] monopolies, or, as here in New South Wales, ...

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  42. VICTORIAN ASSOCIATION'S REGATTA.

    The victorian Rowing Association's forty-eighth regatta was held on the Upper Yarra on Saturday. The racing was close, in one case resulting in a dead heat. The form shown ...

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  43. QUEENSLAND RAINFALL.

    The principal rainfalls in Queensland during the 24 hours ended at 9 a.m. on Saturday were:— Northern Division.—Donor's Hill, 5 points, Donaldson 6. Richmond 8. ...

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  44. COMMONWEALTH YEAR BOOK.

    Owing to the delay in sending in statistical returns on the part of some of the States, it is probable that some two or three months must elapse before the "Commonwealth Year ...

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