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  2. THE ISSUE.

    The situation in the wharf-labourers' strike last night was quiet, on the surface; underneath it, exceedingly grave. The strike remains confined to the three ...

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  3. COLLIERY TROUBLES.

    The latest development in connection with the trouble at the three collieries where strikes exist, which have been responsible for the adjournment of the Special Coal Court, is ...

    Article : 304 words
  4. RE-MODELLING SYDNEY.

    The proposal to remodel Sydney has attracted some attention in New Zealand. There expressions of opinion are given that if the city is sensibly improved, Sydney, with ...

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  5. THE FLOODS.

    The Namoi commenced to fall last night at 6 o'clock, and continued to do so until 2 o'clock this morning. It then recommenced to rise slowly, and at 9 o'clock was 24 feet ...

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  6. THE LICENSING BILL.

    The central council of the Church of England Temperance Society, presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and attended by many Bishops, endorsed the ...

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  7. AMERICAN CURRENCY.

    The Finance Committee of the United States Senate desires to amend Senator Aldrich's Currency Bill by eliminating raliway bonds as security for the proposed ...

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  8. NEGRO REVOLUTIONISTS.

    General Nord Alexis, President of the Republic of Hayti, with a view of avoiding complications, authorises refugees who are in the Consulates to leave Hayti. ...

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  9. ARBITRATION COURT INVOKED.

    Mr. Justice Street (Deputy-President of the Arbitration Court), and Messrs. Spencer and Riley, members of the Arbitration Court, held a special sitting at 4 o'clock yesterday ...

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  10. CONDITION AT WEE WAA.

    The flood waters from Gunnedah are just beginning to come down. Wee 'Waa is now practically an island, and for three days no communication has been possible with ...

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  11. WAR TREASURE.

    The German Government has refused to use for the Empire's current necessities the 120,000,000 marks (£5,250,000) kept as war treasure in the Julius Tower, ...

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  12. REBUILDING A NAVY.

    M. Stolypin, President of the Russian Council of Ministers, has warned the Duma that its refusal to vote credits for the naval construction scheme submitted by ...

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  13. THE TALLOW SALES.

    At the sales of Australian and New Zealand tallow to-day, 1020 casks were offered, and 579 sold, the price showing an advance of 6d. ...

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  14. NEWCASTLE COAL COURT.

    The three collieries, Burwood, Lambton B, and Pelaw-Main, which were idle yesterday, had not resumed work this morning, and another mine, Messrs, J. and A. Brown's Creek ...

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  15. BOYCOTTING MR. WREN.

    Mr. John Wren has sent a letter to the Premier complaining of the treatment meted out to him by the Victoria Racing Club. In his letter Mr. Wren says: "I make complaint ...

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  16. DAMAGE AT WALCHA.

    One of the heaviest floods experienced here since 1893 took place on Sunday; 715 points of rain fell between Friday night and Monday morning. Fences were swept away, ...

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  17. SIR H. CAMPBELL-BANNERMAN.

    The Prime Minister, Sir H. CampbeliBannerman, is weaker, but he passed a good night, and has taken nourishment well. ...

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  18. FLOODS IN QUEENSLAND.

    The Commissioner of Police has received a telegram from Chinchilla police stating:— "Flood waters are serious here. No boat here. One required for people on lowlying ...

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  19. HOUSE OF LORDS.

    In the House of Lords last night Lord 'Avebury's Sunday Closing of Shops Bill was read the second time, after he had promised to agree to amendments to meet ...

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  20. A SENSITIVE GOVERNOR.

    Owing to labourite insults, due to his attitude towards the Japanese, the Hon. James Dunsmuir, Lieutenant-Governor of, British Columbia, is retiring. He is ...

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  21. "THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE."

    In the Assembly to-day Mr. Blair moved the second reading of the Constitution Act Amendment Bill. He said it was introduced with the view that the will of the ...

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  22. THE AFTERMATH.

    The work of cleaning up after the flood is still in hand. Business relations have not yet been entirely restored. Pumping from hotel and other cellars continues, great streams of ...

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  23. PORT ARTHUR SURRENDER.

    The Czar has commuted General Stoessel's death sentence to imprisonment in a fortress for ten years, loss of rank, and exclusion from further military service. ...

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  24. "WORK TO-MORROW."

    Mr. Thos. Morgan, miners' general secretary interviewed in Sydney yesterday the representatives of the South Bulil Coal Company, comprising Mr. F. G. Wajey, general manager, ...

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  25. UNEMPLOYED PROBLEM.

    Mr. John Burns, President of the Local Government Board, in an address before the Association of Municipal Corporations, suggested that since the municipalities ...

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  26. THE AMERICAN FLEET.

    The Premier has communicated with the Prime Minister asking whether the United States fleet could be induced to extend its visit to Western Australia. ...

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  27. POSTAL DISORGANISATION.

    The Government does not intend to appoint a Royal Commission to inquire into the workings of the Post and Telegraph Department. The Vice-President of the Executive Council, ...

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  28. EGG-LAYING EXTRAORDINARY.

    Information is to hand that the world's record of 1494 eggs for six hens for a year has been broken in Queensland by white Leghorns, entered by A. H. Padman, of Adelaide. On ...

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  29. TARIFF REFORM.

    The Associated Chambers of Commerce, at a meeting in London, adopted by 40 votes to 30 resolutions in favour of tariff reform, and regretting that the Colonial ...

    Article : 70 words
  30. STRUCK BY A STONE.

    A schoolboy named Ainslee Kingsford was struck on the head by a stone at school accidentally by another boy. He sustained a severe compound fracture of the skull, and ...

    Article : 65 words
  31. JAMES LAING AND SONS.

    The hearing of a petition for the compulsory winding up of Messrs. James Laing and Sons, shipbuilders of Sunderland, has been adjourned to allow the ...

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  32. THE PREMIER'S INTERVENTION.

    The Premier told the representatives of the coastal steamship companies who waited upon him yesterday that people who used "the method of exhaustion" to settle industrial ...

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  33. A NICE POINT.

    An interesting point, which may have some bearing on the agreement drawn up in September last between the executive council of the Federated Seamen's Union of Australasia ...

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  34. CLUB-SWINGING CHAMPIONSHIP

    Tom Burrows and Professor Benjamin last night contested the club swinging championship of Australia. Burrows' style quite eclipsed that of Benjamin, who was stiff and ...

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  35. SOUTH BULLI COLLIERY TROUBLE.

    The strike at South Bulli mine, which looked so serious yesterday, assumed a brighter aspect for the time being when the men, with the exception of about 50, ...

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  36. "RAGGING" AT DOOKIE COLLEGE.

    Complaints have recently been made regarding the rough treatment of new boys at Dookie College by old students. About a year ago similar complaints were brought before ...

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  37. FIGHTING IN MOROCCO.

    Details regarding the enormous slaughter of the Mdrakas tribe by General d'Amade in the Casablanca hinterland last week show that the Moors were driven ...

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  38. LAWN TENNIS.

    Wilding and Ritchie defeated the brothers Doherty by 3 sets to 1 for the South of France championship at Nice. ...

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  39. ANTHRAX AT' GOULBURN.

    This morning Sydney Hammond, aged 12 years, nephew of John Hammond, the anthrax patient in the hospital, was admitted to the hospital. Dr. Burkitt pronounced the case ...

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  40. THE WOOL SALES.

    The wool sales opened flat this afternoon, showing 7½ to 15 per cent decline, March 18. At the wool sales yesterday Jacomb, ...

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  41. MR. HUGHES ON THE SITUATION.

    "It is a conspiracy on the part of all those people to crush us by forcing us to arbitrate," said Mr. Hughes yesterday, in reference to the request made by the coastal ...

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  42. PROFESSIONALISM IN FOOTBALL.

    The recommendations of the finance committee of the Victorian Football Association regarding the suppression of professionalism were rejected by the league to-night, hardly ...

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  43. THE ANTI-DOG CRUSADE.

    At the council meeting last night, a resolution was carried, protesting against the indiscriminate manner in which dogs were being destroyed. ...

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  44. BROWN COAL ELECTRICITY.

    A strong financial group in London is supporting the scheme to supply Melbourne with electric power from brown coal from Laverton, on the shore of Altona Bay, and ...

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  45. THE AIRLY STRIKE.

    Regarding the Airly labour trouble, Mr. H. A. Midgley, acting miners' secretary, in reply to the published statement by Mr. T. Martin, tributing contractor, says that at a meeting ...

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  46. SAVING HER CHILD.

    A serious raliway accident occurred at Bentstreet crossing. Northcote, shortly after noon to-day. Mrs. Frances Rae, 34, was wheeling a perambulator containing her child, and ...

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  47. TAKING A HEADER.

    Thomas Naughten, aged 33, in the employment of Mr. G. F. Lewin, Clinton Orchard, went bathing on Friday with some companions in the river below the town. Taking a ...

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  48. FRACAS AT AN HOTEL.

    Arthur Vincent was to-day charged with insulting behaviour, and with having assaulted the police. Constable A. Churches said that he went into the Union Hotel, Russell-street, ...

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  49. DESPERATE BURGLAR'S END.

    An ex-convict named M'Leod broke into the residence of Mr. Montgomerie Flemming, a well-known Glasgow resi[?]nt, and shot at him. ...

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  50. ACCIDENT AT A RACECOURSE.

    A serious accident occurred during the running of the Ladies' Bracelet at the Scottsdale races to-day. Virtue, which was running second, fell, H. Thomas, ...

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  51. THE RABBIT-TRAPPERS' STRIKE.

    The rabbit-trappers' strike is not yet settled, only a few men having accepted the terms of the local factory. Most of these are not regular trappers. There is no union among ...

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  52. AUSTRALIA'S CAPTAIN.

    Word was received yesterday that M'Alister, who, it was thought, would captain the Rest of Australia team in the testimonial match, would not be able to come to Sydney for the ...

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  53. TROUBLE AT STANFORD-MERTHYR.

    The flooding of the Stanford-Merthyr Colliery has been found to be serious. Only a portion of the mine can be worked, and 100 men will probably cavil out. They strongly ...

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  54. LOSS OF THE SILBERHORN.

    H.M. sloop Shearwater, is at Iquique, searching adjacent islands for any survivors of the barque Silberhorn, which was lost while bound from Newcastle (N.S.W.) ...

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  55. NORTH MOUNT LYELL MINE.

    At the 1000 feet level of the North Mount Lyell mine, the downward continuation of No. 18 stope ore body proved in the main crosscut is opening up satisfactorily. At the 850 ...

    Article : 123 words
  56. THE STRIKE OF CLIPPERS.

    The strike of clippers at Pelaw-Main colliery reached an acute stage to-day, when the miners decided to support the clippers in their demand. The men conveyed their ...

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  57. SCARCITY OF SEAMEN.

    The barque Cairndale, which put into Fremantle on January 29 from Middlesborough after having been buffeted and torn about by gales which stripped her of her sails, was ...

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  58. CANADA'S SURPLUS.

    Mr. W. S. Fielding, Canadian Minister for Finance, in delivering his budget, announced that the Dominion's surplus for the past financial year was £3,800,000. ...

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