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  2. A DISAPPOINTED IMMIGRANT.

    The narrative of his experiences given by an immigrant named William Cruden, a native of Abordeenshire, Scotland, constitutes rather a serious impeachment of our methods of ...

    Article : 1,274 words
  3. THE CRICK CASE.

    William Patrick Crick, M.L.A., ex-Minister for Lands, was placed on his trial at the Central Criminal Court, Darlinghurst, yesterday, before his Honor Mr. Justice Cohen ...

    Article : 8,557 words
  4. THE CYCLONIC STORM. FURTHER PARTICULARS FROM THE ISLANDS. WIND VELOCITY OF 90 MILES AN HOUR.

    From additional particulars respecting the violent cyclone in the Tasman Sea received at the Observatory yesterday it appears that on the 19th instant, at 3 p.m., the barometer ...

    Article : 335 words
  5. LABOUR FOR THE SUGAR INDUSTRY.

    A Royal Commission was appointed to-day to inquire into the question of the sufficiency of white labour to replace Polynesians. The Commission includes Mr. Ranking, police ...

    Article : 368 words
  6. SENSATIONAL MINING ACCIDENT.

    A sensational mining accident happened at Bendigo to-day to two men, but so far as is known it is not likely to have fatal results. This morning Frederick Young, shift boss, and ...

    Article : 304 words
  7. REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA EXECUTION OF MUTINEERS.

    Scholars of high schools at Odessa Struck in protest against the execution of Lieutenant Schmidt, the lender of the mutiny of the Black Sea fleet at Sebastopol. ...

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  8. SECOND EDITION ATTACK ON LORD MILNER THE FLOGGING INCIDENT.

    Mr. W. P. Byles (Liberal) moved in the House of Commons last night a motion disapproving of Lord Milner's authorising the f[?]ogging of Chinese coolies when he ...

    Article : 400 words
  9. ASIATIC LABOUR. CONJUNCTION WITH COSMOPOLITAN CAPITAL.

    Mr. Chamberlain, in the House of Commons last night, raised a discussion on the necessity of a Royal Commission being appointed to inquire into the economic and ...

    Article : 237 words
  10. THE "NOVOSTI" SUPPRESSED.

    The editor of the "Novosti," of St. Petersburg, has been sentenced to a year's imprisonment for offences against the press laws. The newspaper has been ...

    Article : 31 words
  11. FINANCES OF INDIA.

    The surplus of the Treasury of India for the financial year 1904-5 amounted to £3,456,066. The surplus for the current year is estimated at £1,755,700, and that ...

    Article : 55 words
  12. QUEENSLAND. STEAMERS FROM THE EAST.

    The steamer Eastern arrived last evening from Japan. The vessel experienced an uneventful voyage. The cargo comprises 291 tons for Sydney, and 50 tons for Melbourne. ...

    Article : 67 words
  13. VICTORIA. MR. DEAKIN'S IMMIGRATION PROPOSAL.

    The Minister for Works, Mr. Murray, commenting on the Prime Minister's letter on immigration, said he would like to know what Mr. Deakin would do if the States gave ...

    Article : 58 words
  14. RE-ENLISTMENT OF CHINESE.

    Mr. Winston Churchill, in reply to a question in the House of Commons, said it was improbable that the existing licenses relating to the introduction of Chinese on ...

    Article : 83 words
  15. CHURCH RIOTS IN FRANCE.

    The Abbe Claude has ocen arrested at Nancy, France, for having fired with a revolver at a crowd of socialists, killing a workman. ...

    Article : 35 words
  16. HEAVY SEAS ON THE COAST.

    Rough seas were running last night at Tweed Heads, Byron Bay, Ballina, Clarence Heads, Woolgoolga, Bellinger Heads, Nambucca Heads, Port Macquarie, Manning Heads, Seal ...

    Article : 406 words
  17. NORTHERN TERRITORY MINERAL RESOURCES.

    Among the passengers by the Eastern, which arrived from the East last evening, was Mr. T. H. Harwood, who is connected with an assaying business in Port Darwin. Mr. ...

    Article : 89 words
  18. FRENCH MINERS ON STRIKE.

    There are now 60,000 miners on strike in France. Disturbances have arisen among the strikers at Lens, near Courrieres. ...

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  19. ALLEGED ABDUCTION FROM SYDNEY.

    Edward Dalton, charged with abducting May Royce from Sydney on March 19, was remanded for a week at the City Court to allow a constable to come from Sydney. Dalton objected. ...

    Article : 52 words
  20. GERMAN SOUTH-WEST AFRICA.

    The Chief Morenga, a leader in the rebellion in German South-west Africa, after engaging in a sharp fight with a German force, has escaped northwards. ...

    Article : 264 words
  21. A HEAVY PENALTY.

    John Ronald, master of the steamer Vittoria, was fined £100 for allowing a Chinese member of the crew to enter the Commonwealth. The agents for the vessel paid the fine. ...

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  22. THE WOOL SALES.

    'At the wool sales to-day there was excited competition for crossbreds, American purchasers operating heavily at the highest prices of the series. ...

    Article : 62 words
  23. DEATH AT SEA.

    During the voyage of the Eastern between Thursday island and Cairns the death occurred of a passenger named J. E. Kelsey, who joined the vessel at Port Darwin on the 12th ...

    Article : 63 words
  24. A.N.A. CONFERENCE.

    The Australian Natives' Association conference to-day passed a resolution in favour of legislation to enforce a proper system of apprenticeship in appropriate trades. ...

    Article : 226 words
  25. HOTEL DESTROYED BY FIRE.

    The Club Hotel at Pittsworth was totally destroyed by fire early this morning. The only occupants were Mr. Dobson (manager) and family and Mr. Edward Flaherty, a ...

    Article : 96 words
  26. JAPANESE INTERNAL LOAN.

    A Japanese internal loan of £20,000,000 has been barely subscribed, notwithstanding the fact that the Imperial Household and the banks took 40,000,000 yen ...

    Article : 48 words
  27. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 6 1-16d per ounce standard, a fall of 1-16d since Tuesday. ...

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  28. BROKEN HILL MINES FIRES.

    In the words of the general-manager, Mr. Dolprat, "everything is going on swimmingly" now on the Proprietary mine. This morning 422 men went underground, ...

    Article : 233 words
  29. RESULT OF WORKERS COMPENSATION ACT.

    The consensus of opinion is that wages all round on the Gympie field are likely to be reduced 2d per shift in connection with the Workers Compensation Act. ...

    Article : 115 words
  30. A TRADE UNION'S ACT.

    The hearing of the action brought by Rennic Heath Standley through his next friend, his father, against the Queensland Typographical Association and others, to recover ...

    Article : 379 words
  31. BANANAS IN BUNCHES PROHIBITED.

    The Department of Agriculture has received an inquiry from the Queensland Department, asking why it is proposed to prohibit the importation of bananas in bunches. The ...

    Article : 113 words
  32. THE TUNCURRY AGROUND.

    The Sydney Marine Underwriters' and Salvage Association, Limited, yesterday received a telegram from Forster stating that the coasting steamer Tuncurry, belonging to the ...

    Article : 108 words
  33. RELATIONS WITH THIBET.

    The prestige of the Tashi Lama, who succeeded the Dalai Lama as chief spiritual ruler of Thibet, has been enormously increased owing to his visit to India. ...

    Article : 46 words
  34. NEW ZEALAND LICENSING COMMITTEES.

    What ought to have been quite "the" event of this week fell flat, stale, and perhaps one can hardly say altogether unprofitable, but at all events lacking usual interest. The ...

    Article : 474 words
  35. CO-OPERATION OF CHURCHES.

    The Presbyterian public, questions committee and the special committee of the Methodist Church propose to net togother in the movement to abate the gambling evil. ...

    Article : 51 words
  36. STAND-OFF SIGNALS HOISTED.

    In consequence of the dangerous seas running at Kiama yesterday, shipping operations were entirely suspended. By order of the authorities, the "stand-off" signals were ...

    Article : 39 words
  37. COMPENSATION FOR BOERS.

    'A' return laid on the table of the House of Commons last night showed that the Transvaal War Compensation Commission examined 85,000 claims, aggregating ...

    Article : 70 words
  38. TASMANIA. PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY.

    The Presbyterian Assembly continued in session to-day, the Moderator, the Rev. R. A. Osborne, presiding. The principal business was the consideration of the foreign missions' ...

    Article : 183 words
  39. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Deputy Postmaster-General has received the following telegram from the Postmaster at Hergott Springs, in the Far North: —"A teamster has just arrived from ...

    Article : 119 words
  40. SHOWERS ON THE SEABOARD.

    Light to moderate but scattered rains were recorded along the constal districts and over the Blue Mountains during the 24 hours ended at 9 a.m. yesterday. On the north coast ...

    Article : 179 words
  41. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Replying to a deputation from the Methodist Conference to-day, asking for the rigid enforcement of the law against betting, the Premier, Mr. Rason, said that he believed ...

    Article : 128 words
  42. LORD MILNER'S ADMINISTRATION.

    Further newspaper cablegrams received from South Africa protest against the motion of censure on Lord Milner, of which Mr. W. P. Byles had given notice in the ...

    Article : 81 words
  43. A NEW ZEALAND TRAGEDY.

    Late last night the dying dispositions were taken of the woman who was found lying shot near the body of a man named Dick Murfitt, a horse trainer, residing at ...

    Article : 204 words
  44. THE EASTER ENCAMPMENTS.

    It is understood that during the Easter training at Liverpool considerable use will be made of motor cars by the intelligence department. Several gentlemen owning motors ...

    Article : 348 words
  45. THE NORTHERN BARS.

    The steamer Electra arrived off the bar this morning. The sea was too heavy on the bar, and she left for Cape Hawke, with a lot of exhibits for the show on board, besides ...

    Article : 66 words
  46. THE COMMISSIONER OF POLICE.

    It is authoritatively stated that the Civil Service Board has recommended Mr. William Hunt, of Launceston, as the new Commissioner of Police. He has been in the ...

    Article : 45 words
  47. COUNTRY RAILWAY CHARGES.

    At a meeting of the boroug[?] council held on Tuesday evening the following resolution was carried unanimously:—"That in view of the prohibitive rail freights and exorbitant ...

    Article : 298 words
  48. METHODS OF AMERICAN BEEF TRUST.

    The Judge in the Beef Trust case at Chicago directed the jury to return a verdict favourable to the defendants as individuals, but not in their joint capacity as ...

    Article : 168 words
  49. PAYMENT OF COSTS.

    The High Court had recently before it an appeal from the Full Court of Victoria relating to proceedings by the King against Mrs. Frances Affleck, of Ballarat, for £595, ...

    Article : 250 words
  50. HEAVY SEA AT FORSTER.

    A heavy sea is running outside the Manning. The steamer Electra, the schooners Paris and Candidate, are sheltering in the bay. The steamer Tuncurry, while endeavouring to get ...

    Article : 52 words
  51. PHENOMENAL RAINFALL IN NORTH QUEENSLAND.

    Under date March 10, Mr. E. J. Bonfield, Dunk Island, North Queensland, sends later information regarding the extraordinary rainfall experienced there this year. He ...

    Article : 63 words
  52. INTERSTATE VESSELS.

    The Sydney Labour Council was approached last night by the organising secretary of the Seamen's Union (Mr. Carter), who asked that a deputation should be appointed to wait upon ...

    Article : 182 words
  53. QUEANBEYAN CONTEST.

    Colonel Granville Ryrle addressed the electors in the Literary Institute Hall last evening. Mr. J. McDowell occupied the chair. There was a fair attendance of electors, who ...

    Article : 126 words
  54. SON ATTACKS HIS FATHER.

    This morning Edwin White, 22 years of ago, went into the bedroom of his father, a farmer at Cassidy's Bridge, Warrnambool, and murderously assaulted him by striking him on the ...

    Article : 76 words
  55. BRITAIN'S TELEGRAPH SERVICE.

    The loss on the electric telegraph service in the United Kingdom for the year ended March, 1905, amounted to £987,739. ...

    Article : 26 words
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