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  2. STATE POLITICS.

    The Liberal and Reform party will probably not meet for some weeks. There is much unrest in the ranks. A suggestion which associates the name of Mr. Wade with ...

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  3. SCENE OF THE DISASTER.

    The earthquake and volcanic belt surrounding Jamaica is plainly seen in the above map. East-south-east of the island lies Honduras and other Central America States, where ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  4. THE JAMAICA CATASTROPHE.

    Further particulars of the earthquake at Kingston, Jamaica, show that the first reports were not exaggerated. Sir Alfred Jones telegraphs that all houses within a radius of 10 miles of the centra of the city are damaged, that the city is destroyed, and that fire ...

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  5. THE RUMOURED RESIGNATIONS.

    Mr. M. F. Morton. M.L.A., speaking at the show luncheon to-day, made reference to the forthcoming retirement of Mr. Ashton and the probable resignation of Mr. Carruthers. It ...

    Article : 113 words
  6. GOULBURN ELECTORATE.

    A meeting of Mr. Ashton's committee is to be held next week, to initiate proceedings for the selection of a liberal candidate. Alderman Richard Holloway has been elected ...

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  7. FAMINE IN CHINA.

    Owing to an outbreak of smallpox at Tsing, in Kinngsu, Western China, the famine camp has broken up, and the refugees have been driven homewards, ...

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  8. A SYDNEY MAN IN JAMAICA

    Mr. W. J. Sherbon, chief clerk at the Victoria Barracks, who for nine years resided in Jamaica, gave a representative of the "Sydney Morning Herald" yesterday some interesting ...

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  9. IRISH HOME RULE.

    Mr. James Bryce, formerly Chief Secretary for Ireland, speaking at Newcastle, pleaded for toleration and patience with Ireland. Those in Ireland talking of ...

    Article : 125 words
  10. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.

    Sir,—The rumoured changes in the State Ministry to my mind are much to be regretted. Mr. Carruthers took the leadership of the party when its fortunes were at a low ebb; ...

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  11. A HEAYY DEATH ROLL.

    There is no news from the interior of Jamaica. Communication is very difficult. The representative of the Press Association, with Sir Alfred Jones's party states that there were several additional shocks of earthquake ...

    Article : 215 words
  12. A DESTRUCTIVE TYPHOON.

    'A typhoon swept the islands of Leyte' and Samar, in the Philippines, on the 10th instant. In Leyte 100 persons were killed, and ...

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  13. GENERAL BOTHA'S ELECTION ADDRESS.

    General Botha, in his address to the electors of the Transvaal, promises that Hetvolk will not allow a single Chinaman to depart from the Rand without being ...

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  14. TRAGEDY AT LUBECK.

    Owing, it is supposed, to a breach of promise of marriage, Fraulein Betty Schulz, a lawyer's daughter, committed suicide at Lubeek after killing Herr Stiller, a ...

    Article : 52 words
  15. INTERSTATE YACHTING.

    The officiai measurement of the yacht S.J.S. showed that her rating worked out at 27.3 instead of 28, the approximate rating assigned to her. The reduction altered completely the ...

    Article : 428 words
  16. EXTINCT VOLCANO AWAKENING.

    It is reported that an extinct voleano at Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., is showing signs of activity. ...

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  17. RUSSIAN COMMANDER ASSASSINATED.

    Two men assassinated Colonel Bjelarineff, commander of the artillery at Minsk, Western Russia. The assassins es. caped. ...

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  18. NO WARNING OF THE DISASTER.

    The earthquake occurred without warning. After momentarily recovering from the alarm of the first shock the people rushed from the buildings into the streets. The walls fell with succeeding shocks, toppling on the fugitives, ...

    Article : 140 words
  19. DEATH OF ALFRED SHAW.

    The death is announced of Alfred Shaw, the Nottingham professional cricketer. ...

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  20. SPANISH ANARCHISTS.

    With regard to a plot against various notabilities, the consummation of which was intended to mark the trial dealing with persons concerned in the attempt on ...

    Article : 56 words
  21. THE BANK RATE.

    The Bank of England rate of discount has been reduced to 5 per cent. from 0 per cent, at which it had stood since October 18. ...

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  22. AN EX-RESIDENT'S VIEWS.

    Mr. R. Grosvenor Jones, of Melbourne, was formerly a resident of Jamaica. "The most of the wealthier residents of Kingston," he said, "live on the hills at the back of the ...

    Article : 155 words
  23. VICTORIAN LARCENY CHARGE.

    Alexander Polzendorf Percival, formerly treasurer of Trinity College, Melbourne, was ordered to be extradited by the magistrate at Bow-street Police Court, ...

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  24. WARSHIPS RENDERING ASSISTANCE.

    H.M.S. Brilliant and H.M.S. Indefatigable, of the North America and West Indies Squadrons, are proceeding to Kingston to render assistance and relief. The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company is distributing food, and ...

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  25. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The estate of the late Mr. George Wills, founder of the firm of Messrs. G. and R. Wills and Co., of London and Adelaide, has been valued at £718,525. Mr. Wills ...

    Article : 185 words
  26. THE LATE SIR JAMES FERGUSSON.

    Sir James Fergusson was 74 years of age. He had had a varied career, having been successively soldier, politician, Colonial Governor, Indian Governor, and then again ...

    Article : 380 words
  27. SHIPPING COMBINATION.

    The Supreme Court of New York has dismissed the case brought by certain exporters against the Union-Custle and other shipping lines, charging them with ...

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  28. CONDOLENCE FROM GREAT BRITAIN.

    The Prime Minister, Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, on behalf of the British Government has sent a message of condolence to the Jamaica authorities deploring the catastrophe, The King and Queen have telegraphed to Sir Alexander ...

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  29. DANGERS OF SURF BATHING.

    While bathing in the surf at Narrabeen yesterday Mr. Parker Johnston, a young man, was caught in the undertow and washed out of his depth. Mr. Donald McLean, another bather. ...

    Article : 151 words
  30. AMERICAN SHIPPING SUBSIDY.

    The Shipping Subsidy Bill passed the United States Senate, but was rejected by the House of Representatives by a majority of one vote. ...

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  31. THE NEGROES PANIC-STRICKEN.

    The negro natives at the first shock were too frightened to [?] and many perished in falling houses When the shocks continued, negroes fled, sereaming with terror, to the hills, yelling, " The end of the world has come." Black ...

    Article : 103 words
  32. A SHIPPING MYSTERY.

    According to advices receivod in Sydney yesterday the sensational dlscovery of the dead body of an unfortunate stowaway was made on board the Federal liner Buteshire ...

    Article : 278 words
  33. RIVAI RELIGIOUS SOLDIERS.

    A number of Mr. Bullington Booth's volunteers, by praying, singing, and making a horrible din, tried to oust General Booth's adherents, who are known as ...

    Article : 60 words
  34. RESCUE AT MANLY.

    Yesterday morning, at Manly, a young lady, evidently not knowing the danger of getting into deep water while [?] bathing, swam with the current out into deep water. Mr. Bert F. ...

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  35. MINISTERS' ACHIEVEMENTS.

    At the banquet in connection with the hospital opening, Mr. J. A. Hogue, Chief Secretary, replied to the toast of "The Ministry and Parliament." ...

    Article : 395 words
  36. SPEEDY CONTROL OF THE FIRE.

    Notwithstanding the confusion the greatest order was observed by all classes of people, there being no acts of rufflanism. The fire was controlled the same night, and is now almost extinguished. ...

    Article : 88 words
  37. LABOUR AND THE TARIFF.

    At a meeting of the local Political Labour League, the following resolution was carried unanimously:—"That this league requests its delegate to use his vote and influence at the ...

    Article : 111 words
  38. THE WOOL SALES.

    This afternoon's sales closed with animated bidding and firm prices, all sections of the trade operating. American buyers are not paying extreme ...

    Article : 62 words
  39. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    At the inquest on Marley, the victim of the shooting incident in connection with the Tower Hill gold robbery, the jury found that death was the result of a revolver shot fired ...

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