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  2. THE FEDERAL CAPITAL.

    Agreements, and understandings notwithstanding, the Federal capital question in the House of Representatives has passed through another sitting without sottloment. All day ...

    Article : 3,520 words
  3. STATE REVENUE.

    While the revenue receipts, as disclosed by the Treasury returns issued last night, show an increase of upwards of £15,500 for September, as compared with September, 1907, the ...

    Article : 588 words
  4. POSTAL COMMISSION.

    The Postal Commission continued it sittings to-day at Federal Parliament House. Mr. J. Hume Cook, M.P., presided. The examination of J. Hesketh, chief electrical engineer ...

    Article : 426 words
  5. UNCOLLECTED ROYALTIES.

    In the course of his criticism of the Budget in the Legislative Assembly last evening Mr. M'Gowen referred on several occasions to the Auditor-General's report. ...

    Article : 340 words
  6. THE RAILWAYS.

    In the Legislative Assembly last night, Mr. Fell launched out into a sharp criticism of the railways administration under Mr. Johnson. ...

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  7. EASTERN RAILWAY SEIZURE

    It is understood that Turkey is willing to submit her case in regard to the section of the Orient railway seized by Bulgaria to the Hague Arbitration Tribunal. ...

    Article : 188 words
  8. FLOODS IN INDIA.

    Disastrous floods have occurred in Haidarabad and the Deccau, India, with heavy loss of life. Fifteen inches of rain fell in 36 hours. ...

    Article : 108 words
  9. COLLISION IN THE CHANNEL.

    The tourist steam yacht Argonaut, 3274 tons, while proceeding with a party of tourists to the Mediterranean, came into collision with the collier Kingswell, 2355 ...

    Article : 177 words
  10. BRITISH UNEMPLOYED.

    Mr. D. J. Shackleton, M.P. (Labour), addressing his constituents at Collie (Lancashire), said that the unemployed numbered 1,250,000, half being general ...

    Article : 109 words
  11. BALLOONING SENSATION.

    A sensational accident happened to Captain Abereron and a companion, Lieutenant Goltzheim, while ballooning at Dusseldorf, Germany. ...

    Article : 106 words
  12. AMERICAN FOREST FIRES.

    Copious rains have extinguished the forest fires in the United States except in the Adirondack Mountains. ...

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  13. WHAT THE AUDITOR-GENERAL SAID.

    Appended are the full terms of the Auditor-General's references to royalty on coal:— The action taken by this department to effect a more complete check on royalty payable on coal has resulted ...

    Article : 565 words
  14. LARGE CANADIAN LOAN.

    Canada is issuing at par a loan of £5,000,000, bearing interest at the rate of 3½ per cent. ...

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  15. A CLERGYMAN'S SACRIFICE.

    The Rev. John Drew Roberts, formerly curate of Hawarden, and now vicar of St. Swithun, Lewisham, is so impressed with the seriousness of the unemployed ...

    Article : 117 words
  16. GUNDAGAI'S WATER SUPPLY.

    Messrs. De Burgh and Burrows, officers of the Works Department, visited Gundagai to-day in connection with the water supply trouble. After inspecting the site in company with the ...

    Article : 457 words
  17. DECORATION FOR TERRITORIALS.

    The King has created a long-service decoration for commissioned officers of the Territorial force. ...

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  18. IDENTITY OF VIEWS.

    M. Isvolsky, Russian Minister for Foreign Affairs, has had a cordial interview with Signor Tittoni, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs, at Desio, Lombardy. ...

    Article : 105 words
  19. THE WOOL SALES.

    The fifth series of wool sales opened this afternoon. Bidding was brisk, and prices for good wools wore firm. Faultles were 5 per cent, lower. ...

    Article : 138 words
  20. AUSTRALIA'S NAVAL POLICY.

    The questions in the House of Representatives to-day were almost entirely confined to queries regarding the naval scheme of the Commonwealth. ...

    Article : 301 words
  21. TURKISH FINANCES.

    Chitty Bey, adviser to the Egyptian Ministry of Internal Affairs, has declined the offer of the Sublime Porte to take charge of the reorganisation of the finances of ...

    Article : 41 words
  22. GERMAN NAVAL PROGRAMME.

    The Berlin correspondent of the "Daily Mail" reports that the German Government will submit to the Reichstag not later than 1010 a bill embodying the proposal of the ...

    Article : 84 words
  23. DEATH OF MR. L. JACK.

    The death is announced of Mr. Langlands Jack, of Melbourne, aged 5S years. Mr. Jack, accompanied by Mrs. Jack, left Melbourne in May last on a six months' visit ...

    Article : 213 words
  24. DISQUIETING RUMOUR.

    In our "On the Land" columns our Bradford correspondent gives publicity to a statement on the other side of the world which will cause some ...

    Article : 254 words
  25. NAVAL TRAINING IN NEW ZEALAND.

    The "Standard" strenuously supports the suggestion of Sir Joseph Ward that a man-of-war should be lent to Now Zealand for the purpose of training 1000 ...

    Article : 146 words
  26. REJOINDER FROM THE TREASURY.

    Later in the evening a memo, dealing with certain aspects of the Auditor-General's report, prepared by Mr. Boyce, Comptroller of Accounts, for the information of the ...

    Article : 1,014 words
  27. BROKEN HILL WORKERS.

    Total number of men employed on the Barrier mines and mining industries at the end of September is 6752, against 6807 at the end of June, and 10,030 at the end of ...

    Article : 175 words
  28. LORD MAYOR OF LONDON.

    Alderman Sir George Truscott has been elected Lord Mayor of London, In succession to Sir John Bell. Sir George Wyatt Truscott was elected a ...

    Article : 82 words
  29. ALLEGED TICKET SCALPING.

    In the Railways Act of 1907 there is a provision to the effect that no person, unless authorised by the Railway Commissioners, shall sell or exchange in the State of ...

    Article : 325 words
  30. WOOL-BUYERS FOR AUSTRALIA.

    A London correspondent writes:—"Quito a regiment of wool-buyors left last week on the Britannia. Some are going overland to join the boat this week at Marseilles, and all the ...

    Article : 623 words
  31. TUBERCULOSIS CONGRESS.

    Dr. Arthur Newsholme, M.D., un English authority on public health, informed the Tuberculosis Congress in Washington that Mr. John Burns, President of the Local ...

    Article : 62 words
  32. ARCHBISHOP OF BRISBANE.

    The Archbishop of Brisbane, the Most Rev. Dr. Donaldson, sails for Australia by the R.M.S. Ophir, which leaves on October 2. ...

    Article : 28 words
  33. NEW ZEALAND MURDER.

    A great sensation was caused in regard to the perjury case at Westport. Connolly, who was sentenced to seven years for perjury, a principal witness against Hallinan and ...

    Article : 152 words
  34. ADA CROSSLEY'S FIRST CONCERT.

    The tour of Australasia Mme. Ada Crossley is making under J. C. Williamson's management will begin at the Town Hall, Sydney, to-night. Seldom has a tour begun under ...

    Article : 172 words
  35. PEER AS VOCALIST.

    The "Daily Mail" reports that the Earl of Shaftesbury has declined an offer of £1000 a week for a 30 weeks' concert tour of America. The newspaper adds ...

    Article : 96 words
  36. BOOK WAR ENDED.

    The "Daily News" states that the "Times" has joined the Publishers' Association, thus ending the book war. ...

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  37. PREFERENTIAL RAILWAY RATES.

    In accordance with a resolution passed at the last Premiers' Conference, the Government has instructed the Railway Commissioner that a preferential and differential rate such as ...

    Article : 71 words
  38. AN AUSTRALIAN MARATHON.

    At last night's meeting of the New South Wales A.A.A. a letter was received from Mr. F. W. E. Bush, of Nowra, with reference to the proposal to hold an Australian Marathon ...

    Article : 136 words
  39. PORT OF LONDON.

    The Joint Committee of the House of Lords and House of Commons, of which Mr. Russell Rea is chairman, lins reported that it is expedient to proceed with the ...

    Article : 51 words
  40. AN AUSTRALIAN COMEDY.

    Miss Evelyn Millard, actress, has purchased a one-act Australian comedy, by Mr. H. C. Scott, of Sydney, for early production at the Garrick Theatre. ...

    Article : 36 words
  41. SHOCKING DISCOVERY.

    Karl Altget, a Gorman, aged 22, lately, following the occupation of a wool-buyer, was found, dead in a bedroom at his residence, in Kurraba-road, Neutral Bay, yesterday ...

    Article : 233 words
  42. INTERVIEW WITH MR. WADE.

    The Premier (Mr. Wade) said last night that he could not understand the telegram from Adelaide respecting differential and preferential railway rates. No doubt the ...

    Article : 209 words
  43. ARGENTINA AND BRAZIL.

    The Argentina Republic has approved of an arbitration treaty with Brazil. The three Dreadnoughts which are being built in England for Brazil have given rise to a ...

    Article : 116 words
  44. ENGLISH SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    George Towns and Ernest Barry, who will compete for the sculling championship of England, are both in fine condition, and training hard. ...

    Article : 45 words
  45. A DOUBLE MISFORTUNE.

    While a man named John Duckett, employed by Mr. W. F. Stephenson, of Highfield, Maryville, was riding along the road, his horse tripped over a were stay projecting on to the ...

    Article : 123 words
  46. WOOTTON SUSPENDED.

    F. Wootton, the Sydney jockey, has been, until November 2, suspended for foul riding at Manchester. ...

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