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  2. TARIFF COMMISSION.

    The Tariff Commission continued its sitting in Brisbane to-day. Sir John Quick presided. The commission sat in committee for about an hour for the purpose of discussing ...

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  3. FEDERAL REVENUE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 314 words
  4. FEDERAL POLITICS. THE "HUNTED HARE."

    "I have gone over the reports of Mr. Deakin's speeches at Ballarat, Adelaida, and Camperdown," said Mr. G. H. Reid yesterday, "and do not consider that I have ...

    Article : 367 words
  5. THE EARTHQUAKE. MANY SHOCKS AT SALINAS.

    There have been shocks of earthquake at Salinas, which is situated 87 miles to the south-south-east of San Francisco, daily since the 18th instant. ...

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  6. SOUTH AFRICAN NATIVES NATAL'S OLIVE BRANCH. 4 PROMISE OF CIVIL TRIAL.

    The Natal Government has withdrawn its offer of a reward for the capture of Bamb[?]ta and his companion rebels, and undertakes as far as possible to try the ...

    Article : 47 words
  7. TURKEY AND EGYPT. GERMANY'S DISAVOWAL.

    Germany has officially denied trying to create the Turce-Egyptian frontier incident. ...

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  8. BRITISH BUDGET.

    Mr. H. H. Asquith, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered his first Budget in the House of Commons last night. The statement of accounts for 1905-6 was:— ...

    Article : 225 words
  9. PERSONAL.

    Their Excellencies the Governor-General and Lady Northcote entertained the following at dinner last night:—Mr. Sydney Smith and Mrs. Smith, Sir James and Lady ...

    Article : 970 words
  10. AN EGYPTIAN AGITATOR.

    The Berlin correspondent of the "Standard" stales that Mustafa Gamel Pacha, a notorious Egyptian agitator, spent the month of October in Berlin, and conferred ...

    Article : 68 words
  11. STRENGTH OF THE REBELS.

    Mr. C. J. Smythe, the Premier of Natal, learns that the rebels number 8000. It is reported that there are two whites among the rebels, and it is supposed that the ...

    Article : 49 words
  12. TRADE WITH SAN FRANCISCO.

    Messrs. Burns, Philp and Co., Ltd., have received some further cables from the Oceanic Co., which state that business in San Francisco is utterly demoralised for the present, ...

    Article : 202 words
  13. SKIRMISH WITH BAMBAATA.

    Carbineers in Nkandhia forest have had a skirmish with Bambaata's im[?], which is armed with old rifles and assega[?]s. May 1. ...

    Article : 43 words
  14. MAY DAY PRECAUTIONS.

    As a safeguard in case of a disturbance on May Day (to-day), the French Government have placed guards to railways and bridges of Paris. The cartridge factory ...

    Article : 88 words
  15. TRANSVAAL KAFFIRS.

    Natives of the Transvaal [?]eclare that the poll-tax is excessive. They are signing a petition for its reduction. The natives also petition to be granted ...

    Article : 34 words
  16. AUSTRALIANS IN SAN FRANCISCO.

    In reference to the cable messago which has been published regarding Australians who are in need of asistance in San Francisco, thoe Prime Minister to-day said he had received a ...

    Article : 168 words
  17. THE KING IN ITALY.

    King Edward and Queen Alexandra yesterday visited the observatory on Mount Vesuvius by means of Cook's railway. Under the guidance of Professor Matt[?] ...

    Article : 63 words
  18. RUSSIA. COUNT WITTE'S RESIGNATION.

    There are persistent reports in St. Petersburg that the Czar has accepted the resignation of the Prime Minister, Count Witte. Since the prediction of Count ...

    Article : 67 words
  19. STATE REVENUES. VICTORIA.

    The revenue returns for April show an increase of £3700 compared with last year. The total amount was £699,867, as compared with £696,167 for April, 1905. Ten months of ...

    Article : 89 words
  20. MR. JOSEPH COOKS REJOINDER TO MR. DEAKIN.

    Speaking to a "Herald" reporter yesterday, Mr. Joseph Cook, M.P., remarked:— I notice that Mr. Deakin is getting angry at our criticism. And the usual result of ...

    Article : 746 words
  21. DEBT REDUCTION NINE MILLIONS

    Mr. Asquith said that he was determined to end the practice of borrowing for military and naval works at the earliest possible date. ...

    Article : 82 words
  22. CHINESE ON THE RAND.

    The Imperial Government has directed that notices shall be posted in the Rand mines indicating its willingness to assist Chinese desirous of repatriation. ...

    Article : 49 words
  23. ASSASSINATION OF OFFICERS.

    The Chief of Police at Czenstochowa (Poland) has been maimed by the explosion of a bomb. The Chief of Gendarmerie at Lublin ...

    Article : 42 words
  24. HELP FROM NEW ZEALAND.

    The New Zealand Government has sent 5000 dollars to the colony's agent at San Francisco to be expended in the relief of suffering, and to secure comforts for New Zealanders ...

    Article : 61 words
  25. QUEENSLAND.

    The revenue for April was £418,787, being an increase of £103,697 compared with April, 1905. The increase is due to the Commonwealth returning £47,243 more than last ...

    Article : 151 words
  26. EFFECT OF DECREASED TAXES.

    He intended to allot £135,000 as educa tion grants to East and West Ham, and £105,000 would be allotted to the Post Office to secure greater postal and ...

    Article : 81 words
  27. PUNISHMENT OF A COLONEL.

    Colonel Ermoloff has been sentenced to spend four years with disciplinary battalions. He admitted having shot Dr. Vorobieff at Moscow in the presence of ...

    Article : 55 words
  28. VICTORIA. SUPPOSED CASE OF FOUL PLAY.

    Samuel Stephens, a rabbit-trapper, has been missing for some time from his hut at Timboon. An Indian conducts a general store near where Stephens lived, and in the course ...

    Article : 192 words
  29. REFORM IN DIVORCE LAW.

    In connection with a recent divorce suit, Mr. Justice Gorell Barnes, President of the Divorce Court, expressed a doubt whether any reform of the divorce laws would be ...

    Article : 157 words
  30. TASMANIA. FIND IN A LIGHTHOUSE.

    The police have seized 270 kangaroo skins found in the Eddystone Lighthouse keepers and assistants' quarters. The men are to be prosecuted. ...

    Article : 29 words
  31. FATHER GAPON'S END.

    The papers of Father Gapon, who was murdered in Russia recently, have been sent to a lawyer. The papers show a large sum at deposit in a bank. ...

    Article : 61 words
  32. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The revenue for April last was £296,277, against £266,270 for April, 1905. The expenditure last month was £306,733, against £287,020 for the similar month in 1905. ...

    Article : 83 words
  33. UNJUSTIFIABLE INCOME TAX.

    Mr. Asquith admitted that it was impossible to justify an income tax of 1s in the [?] in time of peace. He proposed to appoint a selection committee of the ...

    Article : 139 words
  34. DROWNED IN THE DERWENT.

    The body of a woman found in the Derwent on Friday has been identified as that of Elizabeth Rowan, a native of New South Wales. She had been employed as cook at a ...

    Article : 58 words
  35. TASMANIA.

    The consolidated revenue for April last was £83,885, and for April last year £75,086. The aggregate revenue for the 10 months was £743,740, compared with £717,193 for the ...

    Article : 36 words
  36. LAND FOR CLOSER SETTLEMENT.

    A large estate is now under offer to the Closer Settlement Board, and the Cabinet today approved of a certain offer being made to the owner. Mr. Bent says the price will run ...

    Article : 42 words
  37. THE POST-OFFICE ROBBERY.

    The money stolen from the post-office mailbags on Sunday belonged to the department. The letters addressed to the public were untouched. No interstate mails were ...

    Article : 37 words
  38. UNION OF CHURCHES.

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Archbishop of York, the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, the Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church, and the heads ...

    Article : 113 words
  39. ANGLO-THIBETAN CONVENTION.

    Great Britain and China have signed a treaty embodying China's adhesion to the Anglo-Thibetan Convention. Under the Anglo-Thibetan convention of ...

    Article : 427 words
  40. ALLEGATION AGAINST A DETECTIVE.

    The Chief Secretary has ordered a report to be prepared on the subject of the allegation made against a member of the detective force, and has further directed that it be sent ...

    Article : 42 words
  41. SILTING OF DENISON CANAL.

    The recently-made Denison Canal as a short cut from the east coast to Hobart, avoiding the passage via Cape Raoul, has silted up at the approaches, thus preventing vessels ...

    Article : 44 words
  42. THE ANGLICAN CLERGY.

    Bishop Frodsham, speaking at Ingham today, said that the Methodist organisation for the transfer of clergy was vastly superior to the Anglican. The Methodists considered ...

    Article : 133 words
  43. A STOPGAP BUDGET.

    Liberal newspapers consider the Budget to be sound, but a stopgap. Unionist newspapers describe it as humdrum. It is expected that the debate will be ...

    Article : 37 words
  44. CAPTURE OF AN ALLEGED BURGLAR.

    At 1 o'clock this morning Constable Rankin captured a man in the shop of the Barrios Diamond Company. The man had wrenched off a padlock from the front of the door, ...

    Article : 79 words
  45. WOMAN CHARGED WITH INCENDIARISM.

    A married woman, Ada Kennedy, owning and occupying a house in Augustus-terrace, was committed for trial to-day on a charge of setting fire to the place on April 14. She ...

    Article : 148 words
  46. ZION CITY AND ITS PASTORS.

    A small minority of the residents of Zion City, nenr Chicago, welcomed on Sunday the Rev. J. A. Dow[?], who has become reconciled to his wife and son, Dr. ...

    Article : 129 words
  47. MAY- DAY IN MELBOURNE.

    Speeches were delivered to-day on the Yarra bank by members of Mr. Tom Mann's Social Questions Committee on revolutionary socialism. Anarchists also held a meeting at ...

    Article : 34 words
  48. QUEENSLAND. INSTITUTES OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS.

    The Governor has received a despatch from the Secretary of State for the Colonies, enclosing a letter from the Chartered Institute of Accountants of England ...

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  49. KALGOORLIE RAILWAY FATALITY.

    The adjourned inquest concerning the death of Thomas Newby, the fireman of a wood train on the Kurrawang line, who met with a horrible death by scalding whilst pinned ...

    Article : 366 words
  50. BALLARAT ANGLICAN SYNOD.

    The Anglican Synod was opened at Ballarat to-day. Bishop Green, in his opening address, referred to ritualism, and said he hoped the Anglican service would experience no further ...

    Article : 78 words
  51. VICTORIAN FEDERAL SEATS.

    It is announced that Mr. Chas. Atkins, president of the Chamber of Manufacturas, intends to stand for the Senate in the forthcoming elections. Mr. Higgins, M.P., will ...

    Article : 42 words
  52. NEW ZEALAND.

    At a meeting of the New Zealand Cricket Council, the balance-sheet presented showed a loss on the Melbourne Cricket Club's tour of £[?]. Complaint was made of the heavy ...

    Article : 62 words
  53. ALLEGED SHEEP STEALING

    A case of more than usual interest was heard at the local police court to-day, when Joseph Smith and his three sons were charged with shooting sheep with the intention of ...

    Article : 499 words
  54. DISSENSION IN A LABOUR LEAGUE.

    The Carlton branch of the Political Labour League is disorganized. It recently expelled Mr. P. J. Macnamara, but on appeal to the central executive the branch was ordered ...

    Article : 149 words
  55. NEW ZEALAND AND CRIME.

    Investigation has been made here into a cabled statement that New Zealand is the only part of Australasia where there has been an increase in the number of persons in gaol. ...

    Article : 294 words
  56. PRESBYTERIAN ASSEMBLY.

    The fifty-fourth annual State assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Queensland was opened in St. Andrew's Church, Brisbane, tonight. The retiring moderator, the Rev. R. ...

    Article : 51 words
  57. A CHANNEL WRECK.

    The Guernsey steamer Courier, while returning from an excursion to Sark, one of the Channel Islands, struck a rock. Her boiler exploded, and the vessel sank. Nine ...

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  58. CONTROL OF CRICKET.

    A meeting of the Victorian Cricket Association was held to-night. The deadlock respecting the new board of control was the principal subject of consideration. A mass ...

    Article : 314 words
  59. INTERESTING RELICS FOUND BY BLACKS.

    The Chief Protector of Aborigines has received a letter from Thursday Island stating that a small cannon of ancient pattern called a culverin had been picked up outside the ...

    Article : 91 words
  60. ANOTHER GRACEFUL CONCESSION.

    Great Britain and France have agreed to deflect southwards the frontier of Northern Nigeria, thus giving France territory belonging to Zinder, on the Niger, ...

    Article : 120 words
  61. WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY.

    Germany invites the Powers to hold an International conference regarding wireless telegraphy. ...

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  62. WESTERN AUSTRALIA. RESIGNATION OF THE PREMIER.

    Mr. Rason waited on the Governor this morning, and resigned the Premiership. On his advice his Excellency sent for Mr. Frank Wilson, and asked him to form a Ministry, and Mr. ...

    Article : 126 words
  63. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    A case of considerable interest in commercial circles was started before Mr. Justice Gordon and a jury in the Supreme Court today. James Thomas Tyler, commercial ...

    Article : 199 words
  64. MIKADO REVIEWS HIS VETERANS.

    The Emperor of Japan reviewed 55,000 veterans at Tokio. There was a vast display of captured guns. ...

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  65. THE WEATHER.

    Fine, bright, and pleasant conditions again prevailed yesterday throughout the State. Cloud areas passed over the southern and coastal districts on Monday, but four points ...

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  66. FATAL ACCIDENT IN A COLLIERY.

    Some loaded trucks in the Dowlais colliery, Abercyon, Wales, dashed against some miners who were waiting to ascend a shaft. Five of the miners were killed. ...

    Article : 45 words
  67. THE WOOL SALES.

    The arrivals of wool number 316,500 bales. Of these 100,000 have been forwarded direct to the manufacturers, and there are available 157,500 for the next series. ...

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  68. BROKEN HILL MINE FIRES.

    The flooding of the Northern mines on account of the Junction fire will possibly be completed in three or four weeks' time. About six million gallons have now gone ...

    Article : 79 words
  69. AN ABORTIVE THIAL.

    The action in which Mr. Wallaco Nelson sued the "Sunday Times" for ¥5000 damages for alleged [?] was concluded to-day. The jury after having been locked up all night ...

    Article : 49 words
  70. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 6 9-16d per ounce standard. ...

    Article : 16 words
  71. AUSTRALIAN APPLES.

    The Australian apples shipped by the Friedrich der Grosse sold at Bremen, South Australians at 10s to 17s 6d per case, and a few Western Australians at 14s to 21s. ...

    Article : 35 words
  72. THE GOLD YIELD.

    The gold output for April was 152,216 fine ounces, valued at £646,574, against 155,574oz for March last, and 172,136oz for April, 1905. ...

    Article : 25 words
  73. Advertising

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  74. Advertising

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