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  2. BLACKS V. MAROONS.

    The "All Blncks" and Queensland met on the Woolloongabba ground this afternoon in brilliant weather, and beforo 5000 spectators[?] Teams:— ...

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  3. SWEATING CHILDREN

    A deputation, introduced by Mr. P. B. Marshall, vice-president of the Sydney Labour Council, waited upon the Premier yesterday afternoon to ask that the Factories Act should ...

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  4. SMOKE NUISANCE.

    The City Council finds its powers very limited in regard to dealing with the smoke nuisance. It has been found that the new bylaws recommended imposing a maximum ...

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  5. DEATH OF MR. D. S. MITCHELL.

    Mr. D. S. Mitchell, the donor of the famous library of Australian literature to the State, died yesterday morning at his residence, 17 Darlinghurst-road, at the age of 71 years. ...

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  6. "FATHER" WATSFORD DEAD.

    The Rev. John Watsford, who was familiary known as "Father" Watsford, died at his residence, Kew (Vic.) early yesterday morning, aged 87 years. ...

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  7. CITY OF SYDNEY.

    The Premier has received from the Lord Mayor an important offer, subject to the ratification of the City Council, which, if put into effect, will bring about important changes ...

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  8. FEDERATION OE SOUTH AFRICA.

    In the Cape Legislative Assembly yesterday Mr. F. S. Malan, a leader of the Afrikander Bond, proposed a resolution, urging the Government to approach the ...

    Article : 311 words
  9. DISORDER IN COMMONS.

    Mr. John Redmond, leader of the Irish party, last night, in the House of Commons, accused Mr. William Moore (Unionist), representing Armagh North, ...

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  10. BRIDGING THE HARBOUR.

    Mr. Hugh Duff, secretary to the Sydney and North Shore Junction League, in conversation with a "Herald" reporter yesterday, expressed himself as extremely pleased with the ...

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  11. PAYMENT OF RIFLEMEN.

    Mr. T. R. Buchanan, Financial Secretary to the War Office, replying in the House of Commons to a question asked by Mr. G. L. Courthope (Conservative), ...

    Article : 97 words
  12. KAID MACLEAN'S RELEASE.

    Raisuli refuses to negotiate for Kaid MacLean's release excepting with Powers who alone, he says, are able to restore to him the Governorship of the mountain ...

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  13. VITAL STATISTICS.

    The preliminary report of the Bureau of Statistics of New South Wales for 1906 gives some remarkable evidences of the health and prosperity of the State. ...

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  14. INTRIGUES IN KOREA.

    Viscount Hayashi, Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs, in the course of an interview at Seoul, stated that an intriguing Government in Korea was impossible. ...

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  15. ANGLO-RUSSIAN AGREEMENT.

    The "Daily Telegraph" states that alf points in the Anglo-Russian agreement have been definitely settled. According to Paris papers one portion of ...

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  16. MANCHURIAN LOAN FAILS.

    The South Manchurian loan, bearing interest at the rate of 5 per cent., the proceeds to be devoted to railway purposes, was placed on the market, on a ...

    Article : 90 words
  17. INEFFICIENT RAILWAYS.

    It is manifest that the railways are incapable of coping with the coal trade. Much dissatisfaction is being felt by those connected with the western collieries at the action of ...

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  18. M.C.C. TEAM FOR AUSTRALIA.

    "We" (says the London 'Sportsman' of June 15) "are in a position officially to state that F. S. Jackson has finally declined the captaincy of the M.C.C. team to leave for Australia in ...

    Article : 182 words
  19. NEWFOUNDLAND FISHERY.

    Unless the modus vivendi between Great Britain and United States with regard to the fisheries is renewed the United States herring fishers threaten to ...

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  20. SECOND TEST MATCH.

    The selectors, Messrs. J. F. Macmanamey, J. R. Henderson, and J. MacMahon, have chosen 10 men to go to Brisbane, to be on the spot for selection for Australia v New Zealand in ...

    Article : 244 words
  21. LAWN TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP.

    Australasia won the Davis Cup by three events to two. In the deciding round Gore (British Isles) beat Wilding (Australasia), 3-6, 6-3, 7-5, 6-2. Brookes ...

    Article : 147 words
  22. A DOMESTIC TRAGEDY.

    Dr. Hau, an American lawyer, has been sentenced to death at Karlsruhe, Silesia, for shooting his mother-in-law at Baden in November last in order to obtain her ...

    Article : 141 words
  23. VICTORIA.

    The hearing of the application by the defendants in the action brought by Mary Bayne against A. S. Blake, William Riggall, and A. S. Baillieu was continued to-day before the ...

    Article : 115 words
  24. A COWARDLY ASSAULT.

    The conduct of a grocer named Stewart O'Connell was dealt with in an exemplary manner by the City Court Bench to-day. Accused, who was charged with having assaulted ...

    Article : 332 words
  25. N.S.W. TEAM IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The New South Wales Rugby team played their first interstate match against Western Australia on the Fremantle Oval to-day in boisterous weather, and before a poor ...

    Article : 328 words
  26. SUPPOSED FISHING WRECK.

    Much anxiety is felt at Tooradin at the prolonged absence of two local fishermen, and the feeling has been intensified by the reported discovery of wreckage at Frankston. ...

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  27. TRAINING IN STATECRAFT.

    Just before he left New Zealand the other day Professor Starr Jordan, the distinguished American educational expert and enthusiast, wrote some of his impressions to the editor ...

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  28. THE WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales this afternoon prices were firm and unchanged. July 24. At the wool sales yesterday prices for ...

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  29. GERMAN MILITARY BALLOON.

    A German cigar-shaped steerable military balloon travelled against the wind from Berlin to Spandau, which is 8½ miles north by west of Berlin. The ...

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  30. THE PERIL OF MELBOURNE.

    "The Peril of Melbourne," issued by the Victorian branch of the Immigration League, has provoked protests in Parliament, but the league has affirmed that all the statements ...

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  31. QUEENSLAND.

    A minute has been passed by the Government recognising a working day for all Government employees earning a daily wage to be eight hours; or if exigencies of the service ...

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  32. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Territorial Army Bill was read the third time in the House of Lords yesterday. NEW BELGIAN PORT. ...

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  33. THE PREMIER'S TRIBUTE.

    The Premier, Mr. J. H. Carruthers, regarded the late Mr. Mitchell as one of the greatest benefactors this State has known of recent years. "On behalf of the Government and the ...

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  34. MUSIC EXHIBITIONS.

    The Prince of Wales, who presided at the annual meeting of the Associated Board of the Royal College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music, ...

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  35. VICTORIAN PRISON POPULATION.

    The Inspector-General of Penal Establishments and Gaols has reported a further decrease in the prison population. The average has fallen from 1886 in the year 1891 to 1[?]7 ...

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  36. MINERAL OUTPUT.

    The Government return issued by the Mines Department this morning shows that during the quarter ended June 30 the value of minerals other than gold, coal, or precious ...

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  37. ARMENIAN MURDERED.

    A blackmailer in broad daylight murdered M. Tavshajian, a wealthy Armenian, a citizen of the United States, in Union-square, New York. When the ...

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  38. TWO VENTURESOME BOYS.

    Two lads came across an old carbide drum in a yard a few days ago, and were venturesome enough to pour some water into it, which generated the little remaining powder ...

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  39. TALLOW SALES.

    At the sale of Australian and New Zealand tallow to-day 1809 casks were offered, and 1230 were sold. Prices varied from last week's rates to 3d advance. ...

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  40. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    In the City Police Court to-day, Mrs. Florence Urani Jardine was charged with having at North Fremantle conspired with Ada Lenehan, Elizabeth Lenehan, and May Lenehan, ...

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  41. A BUSH FIRE TRAGEDY.

    The remains of a human being [?] discovered in the bush about 12 miles south-west from West Wyalong. They are believed to be those of an old man named James ...

    Article : 136 words
  42. NEWCASTLE ALARMED.

    Residents of the elevated part of the city known as "The Hill" were rudely awakened from their early morning slumbers to-day by a severe earth shock, similar to those ...

    Article : 187 words
  43. PREVENTION OF FRUIT PESTS.

    The regulations which have been drafted to provide against the introduction of orchard posts and fruit diseases in importations from other States are being gazetted this week. ...

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  44. COLUMBIA DISASTER.

    One hundred and forty-four survivors from the Columbia, sunk off the Californian coast by collision with the San Pedro, have arrived at Eureka. The casualties ...

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  45. AN INTERESTING DISCOVERY.

    A discovery of interest to music lovers was made a few days ago by a resident of Mount Noorah. An old violoncello, which had been in his possession for a number of years, was ...

    Article : 137 words
  46. CHARGE OF SEDITION

    Percy Kelso, street orator, who has been drawing great crowds during the past few nights, was arrested last night, and charged with sedition and attempting to incite the ...

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  47. A CHINESE BOYCOTT.

    WELLINGTON, (N.Z.), Wednesday. Reports from Dunedin state that the Chinese there are discussing a suggestion to boycott greengrocers who take part in ...

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  48. SERVIAN BAND EXTERMINATED.

    Albanian peasants, assisted by Turkish troops, exterminated a band of 65 Ser[?] near Salonica. ...

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  49. RAIN AT BROKEN HILL.

    Last night's rain gave a total of 13 points, To-day has been fine. ...

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  50. LATE SHIPPING.

    Drayton Grange s, from British ports via Capetown. ...

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