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  2. THE NORTHERN RIVERS.

    Nambucca Valley is a succession of rich deltas with central elevations. It has been cleverly compared to a spread hand, the Angers and thumb representing five ...

    Article : 2,427 words
  3. FEDERAL POLITICS. RETURN OF SIR JOHN FORREST.

    Sir John Forrest, Federal Treasurer, returned from England by the R.M.S. Moldavia this morning. When interviewed, be said:—"As you know, ...

    Article : 663 words
  4. BRITAIN AND GERMANY.

    The committee for the study of foreign municipal institutions entertained a number of German burgomasters (Mayors) at dinner in Loudon, Lord Avebury presided. ...

    Article : 119 words
  5. GROUND "CREEP" AT NEWCASTLE.

    A sensation was caused in Newcastle at dusk this afternoon when it became known that a "creep" had occurred on "the hill," in the vicinity of Terrace-street, the most ...

    Article : 846 words
  6. FIGHTING IN NATAL.

    Bambaata, the rebel chief, has entered Natal proper from the Nkandhla district of Zululand, and is trying to reach Impanza, near Greytown. ...

    Article : 135 words
  7. FINAL SETTLEMENT. OF SINAI DISPUTE. BRITISH DEMANDS GRANTED.

    In the House of Commons last night Sir Edward Grey, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, announced that he had just received information of the Porte's full ...

    Article : 178 words
  8. CAPITAL AND LABOUR.

    Although the conference between the representatives of the Employers' Federation and delegates appointed' by the Sydney Labour Council came to no definite ...

    Article : 5,057 words
  9. PERSONAL.

    Sir John Forrest arrived at Fremantle yesterday from London by the R.M.S. Moldavia. Professor Ishikawa, of Tokio University, was a passenger by the express from ...

    Article : 625 words
  10. BRITISH POLITICS.

    Mr. Churchill (Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies), in a speech at West Hartlepool, said that the present Parliament exhibited three remarkable ...

    Article : 122 words
  11. RUSSIA.

    Strong complaints were made in the Prussian Diet of the intolerant action of the police in expelling Russian refugees. The Government admitted having ordered ...

    Article : 105 words
  12. FOREIGN INFLUENCE.

    M. Constans, the French Ambassador at Constantinople, made representations to the Grand Vizier on his own initiative in support of Great Britain. ...

    Article : 89 words
  13. EDUCATION BILL.

    A committee of Nonconformist members of the House of Commons has informed Mr. Birrell (President of the Board of Education) that they will resist any ...

    Article : 140 words
  14. INSURANCE TRANSFER. OFFERS TO AN AMERICAN OFFICE.

    The North British and Mercantile Insurance Company offers to take over the British policies of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, amounting to ...

    Article : 63 words
  15. TURKISH DIPLOMACY.

    The Constantinople correspondent of Reuter's Agency telegraphs that Sir Nicholas O'Conor, British Ambassador to Turkey, on Sunday night, in replying to the ...

    Article : 604 words
  16. AN AUSTRALIAN OFFER.

    An offer as regards the Australian and New Zealand business of the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York has been made by the National Mutual Life Association of ...

    Article : 122 words
  17. THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS.

    Petitions are in circulation in Southern Melbourne division requesting Mr. M'Cay, exMinister for Defence, to allow himself to be nominated for that representation in the ...

    Article : 52 words
  18. REPATRIATION OF CHINESE.

    Owing to Chinese attempts to dynamite farmsteads, General Botha has written to Sir Richard Solomon (Attorney-General of the Transvaal), stating that unless there ...

    Article : 59 words
  19. DEATH OF MR. CHARLES BULL.

    The unexpected death of Mr. Charles Bull, one of Sydneys best-known solicitors, occurred early yesterday morning, at his residence, Albyn-street, Boxley. Mr. Bull had ...

    Article : 474 words
  20. AUSTRALIA'S PROSPERITY

    Mr. David Finlayson, presiding at a meeting of the London Bank of Australia, Limited, said that with a few more such seasons as had recently been experienced ...

    Article : 56 words
  21. MR. O'MALLEY'S OPPONENT.

    Mr. W. Lamerton, late member for Zeehan, having received a requisition bearing 1497 signatures to stand for the Darwin seat in the House of Representatives, has notified ...

    Article : 61 words
  22. LIABILITY OF UNIONS.

    The House of Lords has unanimously upheld the Appeal Court's decision in the action, Denaby and Cadeby Collieries Company versus the Yorkshire Miners[?] ...

    Article : 190 words
  23. DISARMAMENT PROPOSALS.

    German newspapers declare that it is impossible for Germany to agree to the proposals of Great Britain to reduce armaments. ...

    Article : 116 words
  24. TASMANIA.

    A deputation has waited on Senator Keating, representing the Federal Ministry, asking that Customs duties amounting to about £80 should be remitted on the bells ...

    Article : 274 words
  25. THE COMMONWEALTH. PUBLIC SERVICE EXAMINATIONS.

    The Commonwealth Public Service Commissioner (Mr. D. C. McLachlan) notifies in our advertising columns that a General Division examination will be held on August 4, to ...

    Article : 228 words
  26. FIRE IN PARIS

    The Paris Leather Market buildings have been destroyed by fire. The damage is estimated at £400,000. ...

    Article : 23 words
  27. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ELECTIONS.

    Complete returns of the Legislative Council elections show that Messrs. C. Sommers, J. T. Glowrey, J. W. Langsford, J. M. Drew, T. F. Brimage, and Captain Lauri are all elected ...

    Article : 98 words
  28. GERMAN COALING STATION.

    It is semi-officially announced at Berlin that nothing is known in well-informed quarters there regarding the report that a German firm had acquired a commercial ...

    Article : 123 words
  29. THE DERBY.

    Sir Daniel Cooper's b or br[?]f Flair, winner of the One Thousand Guineas Stakes, which was run on May 4, has been scratched for the Derby, to be run on ...

    Article : 74 words
  30. NEW ZEALAND. SENTENCED FOR MANSLAUGHTER.

    A young man named Goodger has been sentenced to two and a half years' imprisonment for the manslaughter at Wellington of an elderly man named Prestidge. It appears ...

    Article : 76 words
  31. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Premier, Mr. Price, speaking with reference to the resumption of work in the construction of the outer harbour to-day, remarked that he felt more confident than ever ...

    Article : 173 words
  32. IMPERIAL DEFENCE.

    In the House of Lords the Earl of Portsmouth, Under-Secretary of the Array Council, in reply to the Earl of Wemyss, made an important statement upon home ...

    Article : 76 words
  33. THE ELECTORAL ACT.

    The final revision of the regulations under the Electoral Act will be continued to-morrow, and will be presented to the Executive Council for ratification shortly. As soon as ...

    Article : 48 words
  34. PLURAL VOTING ABOLITION.

    The bill for the abolition of plural voting has been read the second time in the House of Commons. Mr. Arnold-Foster's amendment ...

    Article : 49 words
  35. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 278 words
  36. EARTHQUAKES.

    There have been five shocks of earthquake in Guernsey (Channel Islands). ...

    Article : 16 words
  37. DISCOVERY OF COAL.

    A large seam of coal of excellent quality has been discovered on the property of the Westport and Stockton Coal Mining Company, at Ngakawau, on the west coast of the South ...

    Article : 49 words
  38. TASMANIAN MAILS.

    In consequence of complaints in connection with the week-end mails for Hobart lying in Launaes[?] Post Office over Sunday, the Postal Department has arranged for the steamer ...

    Article : 49 words
  39. SUPERANNUATION FUND DEFICIENCY.

    The actuarial deficiency in the Great Northern Railway Superannuation Fund amounts to £500,000. ...

    Article : 20 words
  40. RAILWAY FREIGHTS.

    The departmental committee on railway rates reports that no undue preference has been afforded to foreign and colonial as compared with home produce. The ...

    Article : 55 words
  41. SCHEME OF NATIONAL PENSIONS.

    Some details of the scheme of national pensions proposed by Mr. Seddon, the Premier, are being worked out by actuaries of the Government Insurance Department. ...

    Article : 31 words
  42. REBUILDING SAN FRANCISCO.

    In order to assist in the rebuilding of San Francisco the Labour unions have promised not to demand increased pay for skilled or unskilled labour. ...

    Article : 35 words
  43. ENGLISH MAIL SERVICE.

    Tenders for the conveyance of the English mails close at the end of this month. It is understood that the Acting Postmaster-General has already some in hand. ...

    Article : 31 words
  44. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    During the hearing of an industrial dispute in the coachbuilding trade in the Arbitration Court to-day the President of the Court, the Chief Justice, said that, in view of the ...

    Article : 157 words
  45. NATIVE AFFAIRS.

    Judge Edgar, of the Native Land Court, has been appointed Under-Secretary for Native Affairs. He has been empowered to thoroughly reorganise the department, with the object ...

    Article : 43 words
  46. THE WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales to-day there was keen competition from all quarters. All classes of wool realised the highest prices of the series. ...

    Article : 53 words
  47. THE SEAMEN'S UNION.

    The Registrar of the Federal Arbitration Court has received an application for the registration of the Federated Soamon's Union of Australasia. ...

    Article : 28 words
  48. POLICE COMMISSION.

    Sir Henry Campbell Bannerman has promised to appoint a Royal Commission to inquire into police methods in the West End, dealing with disorder in the streets ...

    Article : 50 words
  49. SIR JOSEPH WARD.

    Sir Joseph Ward, representative of New Zealand at the International Postal Congress at Rome, gave a dinner to 120 delegates. Enthusiastic speeches were ...

    Article : 54 words
  50. MAORI PROPHET.

    It is reported that the Maori prophet Rua, dissatisfied with his reception by the natives, has returned. ...

    Article : 19 words
  51. VESUVIUS DISASTER FUND.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 56 words
  52. PLAGUE AT PERTH.

    Another case of plague is reported, the patient being a young man working in Central Hay-street, Porth, and residing at Subiace, one of the suburbs. ...

    Article : 35 words
  53. SILVER.

    The price of sliver is 2s 6 11-16d per ounce. ...

    Article : 15 words
  54. Advertising

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    Advertising : 25 words
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