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  2. THE NORTHERN RIVERS.

    Travollers on the North Coast know that the usual way to Grafton is from Coff's Harbour through Coramba and Gleareagh. Coramba has been satisfied for years to be a ...

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  3. PROTECTION FROM EIRE.

    The Metropolitan Fire Brigade is rapidaly adding to its number of stations. On Monday a new station will be opened at 147 Cumberland-street. Here will be kept a chemical ...

    Article : 350 words
  4. FEDERAL SITUATION.

    The address which Mr. Reid delivered in the House of Representatives to-day on the motion for the adoption of the Address-in-Reply, was more than a dispassionate ...

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  5. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    To-day in the House of Representatives Mr. Groom. Minister for Home Affairs, gave notice that he would move next week for the adoption of the redistribution proposals of ...

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  6. CHICAGO TINNED MEATS.

    Mr. Neill, the Commissioner at Chicago of President Roosevelt, has assured the Agricultural Committee of Congress that Mr. Dyson, formerly a Government ...

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  7. LARGEST STEAMER.

    The first of the two new turbine Cunarders, built in agreement with the British Government, was launched yesterday at Clydebank, in the presence of 20,000 ...

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  8. THE MADRID OUTRAGE.

    The assassin Mateo Moral endonvoure to obtain a seat on a stand outside the Church of San Geronimo, where the marriage of King Alfonso to Princess Ena ...

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  9. THE NATAL INCIDENT.

    Papers were laid on the table of the House of Representatives to-day in connection with the action taken by teh Prime Minister when the Imperial authorities suspended the ...

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  10. FOREIGN ORDERS CANCELLED.

    Mr. Wilson, a member of tbe Nelson Packing Company, has informed the Agricultural Committee of Congress that his firm's foreign exportations have been reduced by ...

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  11. LOSS OF TRADE.

    Mr. Charles Armour estimntcs that the shrinkage in the United Meat Tackers' business is at the rate of £30,600,000 a year. ...

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  12. QUEENSLAND COMMANDANT.

    The Minister for Defonce states that he has decided to appoint Colonel Lyster Commandant of the Queensland defence forces, in which position he is now acting. ...

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  13. ATTACK ON THE PRESIDENT.

    Mr. Ogden Armour has informed an interviewer of the "Daily Mail" that the revelations regnrding meat packing were directly engineered by President Roosevelt, ...

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  14. PREFERENTIAL TRADE WITH NEW ZEALAND.

    Mr. Seddon, sir William Lyne, and Mr. Deakin met this afternoon, and an agreement was drawn up in regard to preferential trade between the Commonwealth and New Zealand. ...

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  15. QUEENSLAND.

    The Government Statistician has issued a return showing the estimated population of aliens in Queensland on March 31, 1906, as follows:—Chinese, 9169, last year 9649; ...

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  16. THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE.

    The German Emperor and the Emperor Fruncis Joseph of Austria telegraphed from Vienna the following message to King Victor Emmanuel of Italy:—"We two here ...

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  17. BRITISH INSPECTION.

    Mr. R. B. Haldane, the Secretary of State for War, has assured the membcrs of the House of Commons that he sent a picked officer to the United States to inspect tinned ...

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  18. FIRE ON THE GOTHIC.

    After the steamer Gothic, which was on a voyage from Wellington, New Zealand, to London, left Teneriffe two fires occurred among the cargo of wool. ...

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  19. PARLIAMENT PROROGUED.

    A proclamation has been issued further proroguing Parliament from June 12 to July 24. This is regarded as the final prorogation before summoning Parliament to meet on the ...

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  20. NEW GUINEA ADMINISTRATION.

    Mr. Wilkinson has tabled a motion in the House of Representatives to the effect that the present administration of New Guinea is unsatisfactory, and that on the issue of the ...

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  21. SOCIALISTS IN THE DUMA

    Fearing that the Duma will not be able to secure a settlement of the land question, peasants are preparing to seize land, particularly in the districts of Voronezh, ...

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  22. KANAKA DEPORTATION.

    Dr. Roth, retiring Protector of Aboriginals, refering to mixed marriages of aboriginal women and Pacific Islanders, who are liable to deportation, says a pertinent question ...

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  23. NAVAL DEFENCE.

    Mr. Kelly asked the Prime Minister to-day, in the House of Representatives, whether, in the event of the Government endorsing Captain Cresswell's proposals, the new naval ...

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  24. A COMPANY'S ASSETS.

    The Queensland investment and Land Mortgage Compony, Limited, has approved of the sale of its assets in South Australia to the Transvaal Mortgage, Loan, and ...

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  25. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    At the Criminal Court to-day. Richard Herbert Delamere, aged 19, was found guilty on two charges laid by the Postmaster-General of stealing letters containing money. ...

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  26. A PETITION FOR CLEMENCY.

    One hundred and Sixty-three of the mutinous seamen of the Russian battleship Kniaz Potemkine, who are in Roumanie, have sent a petition to the Duma ...

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  27. DR. DANYSZ'S EXPERIMENTS.

    Notice of motion has been given in both Houses of the Federal Parliament for an expression of opinion upon the production of microbes by Dr. Danysz. Mr. Frazer asked ...

    Article : 125 words
  28. MILITARY INSUBORDINATION.

    Three members of the Scottish Infantry were dismissed to-night after an inquiry for insubordination. The men took part in a public gathering at Mount Barker, and, ...

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  29. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. James Mitchell, M.L.A., has been included in the Moore Cabinet as Minister for Agriculture. As the Constitution provides for only six Ministers, Mr. Mitchell will for the ...

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  30. SILVER.

    Bar stiver is quoted to-day at 2s 6d per ouuce standard, a rise of [?]d since yesterday. ...

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  31. THE VICTORIAN HEALTH BOARD.

    Dr. Norris, at to-day's meeting of the Board of Health, referred to the proposed experiments for the destruction of rabbits. He said that since the last meeting the public had ...

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  32. VICTORIA.

    Mr. Bent proposes to inquire wnetner the revenue derived from duty stamps affixed to receipts for £2 and over is large or hot. If not, he will ask Parliament to forego the ...

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  33. SIR EDWARD CLARKE RESIGNS.

    Sir Edward Clarke, the senior member for Loudon City, has applied for the Chiltern Hundreds. He has informed the electors that he retired from ...

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  34. SALE OF SMELTING WORKS.

    The Government has decided to soil Ravensthorp smelting works to a wealthy syndicate represented by Mr. C. Kaufmann. The price has not yet been disclosed. ...

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  35. BUTTER ADULTERATION COMMITTEE.

    The manager for Pearks, Limited, grocers, in giving evidence before the select committee of the House of Commons on the Adulteration of Butter Bill, stated ...

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  36. A CONFIDENCE TRICK.

    In the Criminal Court to-day, before Mr. Justice M'Millan and a jury, Jack Mack, alias Ryan, was charged with having stolen £7 from J. Hagedorn by means of a confidence ...

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  37. CONTEMPT OF COURT.

    An application was made to Judea Eagleson to-day in Chambers for the reepening of the case of the two women whom his Honor on Wednesday senteuced to three months for ...

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  38. STRIKE AT A COLLIERY.

    Pelaw-Main mine is still idle, and present conditions point to a continuation of the trouble Mr. James Curley, secretary of the Colliery Employees' Federation, and Mr. A. ...

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  39. FRENCH UNIVERSITIES' REPRESENTATIVES.

    The King and Queen have received at Windsor Castle representatives of the French Universities who are visiting London. ...

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  40. SUGAR LABOUR COMMISSION.

    The Sugar Labour Commission took evidence at Nambour to-day. ' Otto Gustavsen, a Finn, said that since the bonus he had been satisfied, but not before. ...

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  41. THE DUBLIN EXHIBITION.

    A suggestion for the establishment, of a Victorian Court has been made by the Commissioners of the International Exhibition to be held in Dublin next year. The State ...

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  42. ARMY CLOTHUIG CONTRACTS.

    Mr. R. B. Haldane, the Secretary of State for War, in a statement delivered to the members of the House of Commons, referring to army clothing, said that the ...

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  43. RICE-GROWING EXPERIMENT.

    A Japanese resident in Victoria for the last 12 months has made representations to the Premier, Mr. Bent, ashing for facilities for growing rice in Victoria. He thinks that he ...

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  44. SENSATIONAL BALLOON ASCENT.

    Miss Neill, an aeronaut, made a sensational ascent with a balloon at Pontypool, Monmouthshire, yesterdny. Owing to an accident arising as the balloon left the ...

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  45. CLOSER SETTLEMENT.

    The land board completed a preliminary examination of 182 applicants for five blocks of land in the parish of Milbrulong, on Mittagang holding. The land applied for was formerly ...

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  46. COMMERCE ACT REGULATIONS.

    A very long statement of the vlowa of the Chamber of Commerce on the proposed, regulations under the Commerce Aot was forwarded to the Minister of Customs to-day. ...

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  47. PHOSPHORESCENT MEAT.

    Reference was made at a meeting of the Board of Health to-day to the fact that in Melbourne and suburbs phosphorescent meat was exposed for sale. Dr. Norris, chairman ...

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  48. THE NEW HEBRIDES.

    The Paris "Figaro" is in favour of France securing Mauritius in exchange, for the New Hebrides. The "Debuts" is in favour of the partition ...

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  49. THE NATAL DUTCH.

    Dutch residents in Natal will present a petition to the Karl of Selborne, High Commissioner for South Africa and Governor of the Transvaal, for the retrocession of ...

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  50. THE WOOL CLIP.

    The Government Statist estimates the wool clip for 1905-6 at 64,177,871lb, being 58,919,814lb from sheep, and 5,258,557lb from lambs. The estimated Quantity of wool ...

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  51. MANCHURIAN BANDITS.

    Bandits at Changtu captured a trainload of 9000 Gorman-made rifles which were intended for Chinese generals in Kirin and in the neighbouring districts of ...

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  52. SALES OF CITY PROPERTY.

    Sales of property in the estate of the late Mr. E. G. Fitzgibbon have been made as follow:—Little Collina street, Waterman's Arms Hotel and land, £6,500; Victoria Hall, ...

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  53. SEAMEN'S STRIKE AT ODESSA.

    The Russian seamen at Odessa are on strike. They threaten that in the event of seamen and firemen being obtained from the Baltic they will blow up the foreign ...

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  54. WIRE-NETTING MANUFACTURE.

    An impotus will be given the wire-nettng industry by the expenditure by the State of £100,000 in its manufacture. A question as to how the State will obtain its supplies will ...

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  55. THE JAPANESE SQUADRON.

    The Japanese cruiser Matsushima arrived off the port this evening. The steamer Chingtu left for Hongkong, this afternoon. Alter the Chingtu arrived in port to-dny, a report ...

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  56. CRICKET.

    Playing at Nottingham for Surrey against Notts, T. Hnyward made 144 not out in his first innings and 100 in the second, and completed 1000 runs for this season. ...

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  57. NORFOLK ISLAND JUBILEE.

    The jublice of the foundation of the colony was celebrated to-day. Nearly the whole community joined in making the day a great success. ...

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  58. VICTORIAN GOLD YIELD.

    The gold yield for May was 61,445oz gross, equal to 56,081oz fine, the value beubg £240,031. The total yield since January 1 shows an increase of 26,663oz over the corresponding five ...

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  59. MINERS' MINIMUM WAGE.

    The International Congress of Minors, which is sitting at London, has passed a resolution in favour of a minimum wage. ...

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