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  2. AMERICAN FLEET.

    The executive of the Citizens' Committed started its practical career decisively yesterday. The chairman of the Finance Committee ...

    Article : 674 words
  3. A REMARKABLE TRAGEDY.

    A tragedy surrounded by remarkable circumstances occurred this afternoon at Mount Blackwood, nine miles from Trentham. R. G. [?] Robinson, a lay reader in the Church ...

    Article : 564 words
  4. THE BRAYBROOK DISASTER.

    Driver Milburn continued his evidence [?] day at the inquiry being held into the Braybrook railway disaster. He was examined at some length as to his record, and gave ...

    Article : 1,007 words
  5. THE FEDERAL "GRAB."

    The Surplus Revenue Act, which was recently passed by the Federal Parliament, is an ingenious device for stretching the Constltution in a manner favourb[?]e to the Federal ...

    Article : 1,332 words
  6. GERMAN EXCITEMENT.

    The approaching visit of 53 British warships to Christiania and Copenhagen is exciting the press in Germany. A section of the [?]rman newspapers ...

    Article : 65 words
  7. ISLAND MURDERS.

    The alarming news was brought to Sydney last evening by the island steamer Upolu that many of the Solomon Islanders who were, recently deported from the sugar plantations ...

    Article : 1,136 words
  8. PAN-ANGLICAN CONGRESS.

    The Pan-Anglican Congress at the Royal Albert Hall yesterday discussed the question of Temperance. The speakers included the Rev. Barold Anson, late of St. John's ...

    Article : 113 words
  9. AMERICAN PRESIDENCY.

    In the presence of 14,000 pen[?] the National Convention of the Republican party of the United States adopted with acclamation the ...

    Article : 257 words
  10. THE DOEBERITZ SPEECH.

    As Bavaria presides over the Federal Council's Foreign Affairs Committee, which has not been summoned since the Morocco crisis arose, socialiste in the ...

    Article : 76 words
  11. METHODIST GREETINGS.

    The National Council of the United Methodist Free Chinches telegraphed to the Pan-Anglican Congress the heartiest welcome, adding, "We are one in faith and ...

    Article : 30 words
  12. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    It will be some clays before [?] R.M.S. Himalaya leaves Port Said on her voyage to Sydney, as the repairing ot the cracke[?] flange in her main steam pipe will take ...

    Article : 186 words
  13. THE EDUCATION QUESTION.

    A conference of Churchmen, representing Roman Catholics, Wcsleyans, Methodists, Unitarians, and Jews, convened by the Right Rev. Dr. Knox, Bishop of ...

    Article : 93 words
  14. MR. TAFT NOMINATED.

    When Mr. W. H. Tatt, Secretary of State for War, was proposed, there was a demonstration, second only to that which was accorded President Roosevelt the previous ...

    Article : 103 words
  15. RESULT OF A SHAM BATTLE.

    A sham battle was proceeding when the Cunard liner Lusitania entered the Narrows, New York, and the vessel was compelled to stop for 20 minutes. ...

    Article : 55 words
  16. LIBERAL RUSSIA.

    Mr. Samuel Turner, F.R.G.S., who has travelled a good deal in Russia, and holds a medal for exploration from the Russian Geographical Society, is a pronounced Russophile. He was ...

    Article : 850 words
  17. QUICKENING LOYALTY.

    In hononr of the Duchess of Albany laying the foundation stone, the Wesleyan authorities decided to call their new institution at Portsmouth, which is to cost ...

    Article : 123 words
  18. CABINET MINISTER TO THE RESCUE

    Mr. John Burns, President of the Local Government Board, while trying to release a man who was pinned between two motor cars which had collided, strained himself in ...

    Article : 64 words
  19. THE GOLD-BUYERS ACT.

    The hearing of tho case arising out of the sensational gold yield reportad at Eaglehawk recently, when Joseph Arblaster and John Tuesdale sold 78oz 9dwt of gold which they ...

    Article : 179 words
  20. FEDERAL-STATE PROGRAMME.

    The Premier made available yesterday the official programme of entertainment as finally agreed upon by the Federal and State parties. It rounds off the corners of the programmes ...

    Article : 429 words
  21. IMPORTUNATE SUFFRAGISTS.

    Mrs. Drummond, the leader of a group of women suffragists, aboard a launch on the Thames barangued a number of ladies and members who were seated at tea on ...

    Article : 49 words
  22. BOMB OUTRAGE IN INDIA.

    In the House of Commons, Mr. Keir Hardie, Labour member for Merthyr, asked if it was not a fact that Kudiran Bhose, who had been sentenced to death at ...

    Article : 85 words
  23. PROTECTION OF BLACKS.

    Router's agency reports that M. MilliesLacroix, the French Minister for the Colonies, supports M. Lucien Hubert's movement in favour of a European ...

    Article : 42 words
  24. BISHOP MERCER ON SOCIALISM.

    Last night, when the confirmation service was concluded, Dr. Mercer, Bishop of Tasmania, delivered a lecture on social eqaullty in the Church of England parish hall, the ...

    Article : 415 words
  25. GOVERNMENT AS BANKER.

    We [?] understand that the business done by the new loans branch of the Government Savings Bank amounts at this date to about £1,000,000. This includes the outstanding ...

    Article : 210 words
  26. ENGLISH SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    Articles have been signed for the sculling race for the championship of England and £200 a side between George Towns, of Sydney, and E. Barry. ...

    Article : 36 words
  27. THE PORT OP LONDON.

    The Board of Trade proposes to construct a new dock on the north side of the Thames, costing two millions sterling. With the extension of the existing docks, ...

    Article : 60 words
  28. ROYAL ASCOT JUNE MEETING.

    At the Royal Ascot June Meeting to-day the race for the leading item on the card resulted as under:- ASCOT GOLD CUP, value 500 sovs, with ...

    Article : 537 words
  29. "THE DIAMOND MAKER."

    The wife of M. Lemoine, the engineer, Who pretended that he had discovered a method of manufacturing diamonds, is suing for divorce, on the ground of his ...

    Article : 56 words
  30. POSTAL COMMISSION.

    It was officially announced to-day that the Royal Commission to inquire into the Postal Department affairs will be composed of the following members of Parilament:—Mr. Hume ...

    Article : 358 words
  31. A SEVERE SQUALL.

    A violent squall, evidently of a purely local character, was experienced at the Heads yesterday, afternoon. The wind suddenly freshened from the north-west, and gained in ...

    Article : 166 words
  32. JOURNALISM IN KOREA.

    Mr. E T. Bethell, editor of the "Korea Daily News," who was tried by a Court appointed by the British Privy Council on a charge of creating seditious disturbances ...

    Article : 73 words
  33. BRICKFIELD-HILL BOLT.

    There was a rather exciting runaway yesterday afternoon in George-street, Brickfield Hill, as a result of which £60 worth of damage was done to a furniture establishment in ...

    Article : 309 words
  34. CITIZENS' COMMITTEE APPEAL.

    The executive of the citizens' committee. Alderman Thomas Hughes, Lord Mayor, Messrs. J. Russell French and T. A. Dibbs, hon, treasurers, Thomas H. Nesbitt,, hon. ...

    Article : 249 words
  35. STRIKE AT 'A NEWSPAPER OFFICE.

    The compositors of the Brisbane Newspaper Company, Ltd., went out on strike to-night. The company has been, negotiating with the men for a change of systom at prices higher ...

    Article : 103 words
  36. BLACK HAND BLACKMAIL.

    Mr. Gracoroa, a rich wine merchant in New Orleans, shot and killed three Italian desperadoes belonging to the Black Hand (secret society), who attempted to ...

    Article : 47 words
  37. STRIKE AT AIRLY.

    A report from Airly under yesterday's date is as follows:—The boys engaged on the rope at Airly went on strike yesterday. They wanted an increase of sixpence per day, and ...

    Article : 83 words
  38. QUEENSLAND'S PREMIER.

    Mr. W. Kidston, Premier of Queensland, on being interviewed by several press representatives, dilated upon "White Australia's" aspirations, and the phenomenal ...

    Article : 43 words
  39. THE WESTRALIA'S ESCAPE.

    Arrangements have been completed for docking the steamer Westralia this morning, in order to ascertain whether she has sustained any damage as a result of taking ...

    Article : 101 words
  40. QUEENSLAND TOBACCO CROP.

    Mr. Nevill, who has returned from a visit to the Taxas district, states that there is a very good crop of tobacco, about 400 tons. Messrs. W. D. and H. O. Willa are putting up ...

    Article : 127 words
  41. GOLD AT MEEKATHARRA.

    A telegram from Meekatharra states that a big reef has been found eight miles west of that contre. The floaters and reef show good gold. A mile and a quarter along the reef ...

    Article : 55 words
  42. MUNICIPAL ASSESSMENTS.

    The department has advised the local municipality that appeals against assessments can be heard annually. Some aldermen contended that as the valuation was made Menially, ...

    Article : 44 words
  43. THE MILITARY COMMITTEE.

    Colonel Miller returned to Sydney from Melbourne yesterday. He conforred with the Premier, and afterwards attended a meeting of the military commitiee, at which were ...

    Article : 40 words
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