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  2. SECOND EDITION

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 3 1-16d per. oz standard, an advance of 3-16d since Friday. ...

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  3. QUEENSLAND.

    At the inquiry to-day into the death of John Rose Nicholl, who committed suicide on the 15th inst, after shooting at Dorothy Powell, evidence was given that the ...

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  4. FEDERAL CAPITAL SITE.

    The members of the Cabinet yesterday afternoon had under discussion the question of the Federal capital site, with a view of coming to a decision as to the manner in which ...

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  5. THE RUSSIAN OUTRAGE.

    The Commissioners of the Board of Trade (Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge and Mr. Butler Aspinall, K.C.) have completed, at Hull, the first part of their inquiry into ...

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  6. SPECIAL CABLES.

    It is explained that the guillotine process in the Hungarian Diet leading to the scene in the Chamber on Friday was due to a motion which Count Stephen Tisza sprang ...

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  7. THE WAR.

    Tunnelling operations by the Japanese at Port Arthur have enabled them to explode the flanking defences at Erh-lung-shan, on the north-east, and S[?]shu-shan, ...

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  8. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    The Treasury has received information from the Imperial Treasury authorities that an agreement has been arrived at, by which the English Mint will coin silver for use within ...

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  9. BOULDER PERSEVERANCE COMMISSION.

    The Boulder Perseverance Commission resumed its sitting to-day, when the taking of evidence was concluded. J. M. Fimister. J. J. Cassidy, and D. R. Freedman, who headed ...

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  10. THE BETTERMENT BILL.

    At a meeting of the Brisbane Chamber of Commerce to-day a resolution was carried unanimously protesting against the Betterment Bill now before Parliament, for the ...

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  11. MODIFICATION OF CONVENTION.

    Renter's correspondent at St. Petersburg confirms the statement by the "Novoe Vremya" that Great Britain and Russia have agreed on a modification of the text ...

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  12. INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF THE MILITARY FORCES.

    It is stated on pretty good authority that the probable salary of the Inspector-General of the Military Forces will be £1500 per year. Major-General Hutton, as General Officer ...

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  13. AMERICA AND GERMANY.

    In the War College at Washington on Saturday President Roosevelt unveiled the statue of Frederick the Great of Prussia, presented to the Americans by the German ...

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  14. RUSSIA'S FINANCIAL NEED.

    The St. Petersburg correspondent of the "New York Herald" reports that German bankers, evidently drawing their inspiration from official sources, demand in ...

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  15. CLAIM UNDER PATENTS ACT.

    Messrs. Turri and Co., patent agents, to-day forwarded a notice to the Prime Minister, that, acting on behalf of Mr. Curtin M'Pike, one of their clients, they will prefer a claim ...

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  16. DESPATCH CARRIERS.

    It is reported at Shanghai that besides the Russian torpedo-boat destroyer Raztoropny, which escaped from Port Arthur to Chi-fu, three other torpedo-boat destroyers ...

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  17. THE PEACE CONFERENCE.

    Italy and Holland have accepted President Roosevelt's suggestion for the holding of a second peace conference at the Hague. It is likely that some time in 1906 ...

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  18. NEW ZEALAND.

    On arrival of the Turakina it was discovered that the mail bags had been tampered with. The losses are at present unknown. A package of jewellery valued at £80 was ...

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  19. THE MANCHURIAN CAMPAIGN.

    Field-Marshal Oyama, commanding the Japanese in Manchuria, reports that his infantry scattered Russian infantry with massed regiments behind trying to ...

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  20. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The anniversary services in connection with the local Methodist Church were conducted yesterday by the Rev. J. Woodhouse, of Goulburn. ...

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  21. SYDNEY PATENT RECORDS.

    The Prime Minister states that the delay in granting patents by the Commonwealth has been caused by the Government of New South Wales. There are in that State a ...

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  22. GENERAL CABLE NEWS

    Mr. Kruger bequeathed £25,000 to religious societies in Holland. Mr. Robert Bryce has been gazetted consul for Denmark at Brisbane. ...

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  23. SEVERE ARTILLERY DUEL.

    An artillery duel on the Sha-ho between the Russians and the Japanese on Friday was of considerable magnitude, particularly on the Russian right (west). The ...

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  24. GERMAN CIVILISATION.

    The German Emperor yesterday launched the armoured cruiser Deutschland, 9348 tons, at Kiel. After the ceremony, Count von Bulow, the Imperial Chancellor, ...

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  25. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The Arbitration Court, in giving its decision to-day in the dispute between Abbott's and Peakhill Company and their employees saw no reason why the direct contracts ...

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  26. AMERICAN NAVY ESTIMATES.

    Mr. Paul Morton, the United States Secretary for Marine, has announced that the navy estimates amount to £22,906,127, an increase of £3,500,000 over the estimates ...

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  27. RUSSIAN DOCTORS AT THE FRONT.

    The large proportion of doctors serving at the front has forced the Russian Government to permit lady doctors to act as house surgeons in the Odessa hospitals. ...

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  28. QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The Lismore Quarter Sessions opened to-day, before his Honor Judge Murray, Mr. R. J. Browning being Crown Prosecutor, William Beaumont and Charles Green were ...

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  29. REPRESENTATION OF THE STATES.

    Mr. Reid has referred to the Attorney-General for his opinion, the question whether coloured persons who were entitled to vote under the State law of Queensland, are ...

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  30. PROPOSED INFORMATION BUREAU.

    During the course of an interview which a "Herald" representative and yesterday with the Premier, the latter directed attention to an extract from the "Financial Times" ...

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  31. A SCHOONER AGROUND.

    The Collector of Customs at Fremantle has received the following telegram from the subcollector at Albany:—Just reported to me by the local police that the schooner Iris, bound ...

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  32. THE BALTIC FLEET.

    The officers and men of the Russian cruiser squadron of the Baltic fleet under Admiral Foclkersahn, now at Crete, are wildly intoxicated. Discipline in the ...

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  33. AMERICAN AMBASSADOR TO BRITAIN.

    The New York "Sun" announces that Mr. Whitelaw Reid, proprietor of the "New York Tribune," will succeed Mr. J. H. Choate as United States Ambassador to ...

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  34. CROWN-STREET TRAGEDY.

    The inquest on the body of Mary O'Hara, who was fatally stabbed by her husband whilst in Crown-street, was held yesterday afternoon at St. Vincent's Hospital by the ...

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  35. VICTORIA.

    There was a large sitting of the State Cabinet to-day. One of the subjects brought up for discussion by the Premier was the present state of the business paper of ...

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  36. COPRA TRADE FROM THE MARSHALL ISLANDS.

    The Prime Minister stated to-day that he had ascertained that the German authorities in the Marshall Islands had demanded an export duty on copra if sent out of the country ...

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  37. LATE MINING.

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  38. THE HOTTENTOT REBELLION.

    It is stated that General von Trotha, who is conducting the operations against the Hereros in German South-west Africa, found a letter on the body of a dead chief ...

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  39. RUSSIAN TAXES INCREASED.

    It is reported at Paris that the Russian taxes will be increased 25 per cent. ...

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  40. ELECTORAL ROLLS.

    The Minister for Home Affairs says that the collection of electoral rolls in all the States except South Australia and Western Australia is completed. The electoral ...

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  41. CABLE TO THE JAPANESE CONSUL.

    The following cablegram has been received by the Acting Consul-General for Japan from the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs:— "Our Port Arthur army reports that the ...

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  42. AN EXTRAVAGANT WIFE.

    In the Divorce Court, before the Chief justice, Lionel Frank Potter, a police constable, sought a divorce from Ida Nina Potter, at present in London, on the ground of ...

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  43. COMMENTS ON THE SITUATION.

    The statement that the text of the convention for the appointment of an International tribunal to inquire into the North Sea outraga has been modified is confirmed. In ...

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  44. THE COLOUR LINE.

    The authorities of Queensland have referred to the Comptroller-General of Customs the question whether an applicant for bounty for white-grown sugar in that State is eligible ...

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  45. RACING CONSULTATION CASE.

    According to counsel's statements before Mr. Justice a Beckett to-day the winners of a £6000 prize in one of Tattersall's sweeps on the Melbourne Cup have not yet obtained ...

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  46. ALLUVIAL IN RHODESIA.

    Alluvial gold, which is supposed to be distributed over a large area, has been discovered in the Victoria district of Rhodesia. Experts assure the Administrator that it is ...

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  47. THE WEATHER.

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  48. SEA CARRIAGE OF GOODS BILL.

    At a meeting of the Chamber of Manufactures to-night it was decided that a letter be forwarded to the Federal Attorney-General expressing approval of the "Sea ...

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  49. A VESSEL IN PERIL.

    The crew of the collier Jones Brothers had a sensational experience last night, and for a time the fear was entertained that the vessel would be dashed on to North Head. ...

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  50. THE WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales to-day about 6000 bales were submitted, and evoked very brisk competition from a large attendance of buyers. The market was firm at last week's prices. ...

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  51. NAVIGATION BILL COMMISSION.

    The Federal Royal Commission on the Navigation Bill sat here to-day and concluded its investigations so far as the south is concerned. It will sit at Launceston on Wednesday. The ...

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  52. CHINESE ON THE RAND.

    The chairman of the Chamber of Mines anticipates that there will be 50,000 Chinese on the Rand at the end of June. [The above appeared in a portion of yesterday's ...

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  53. CITY COUNCIL ELECTIONS.

    A meeting of the supporters of Alderman J. L. Mullins was held last evening at the corner of Bourke and William streets in connection with the approaching City Council ...

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  54. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MINES.

    The following cable was despatched by the management of the Great Boulder Proprietary to the London office of the company to-day:— 1900ft level: At 36ft s[?]th the main crosscut ...

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  55. THE INDRALEMA'S CARGO.

    Owing to the damage she received when in collision in the Manchester Ship Canal, all of the cargo in No. 1 hold of the Indralema, and half of the cargo in the 'tween ...

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  56. MACHINERY ACCIDENT.

    D. McAuliff, aged 20, met with a bad accident yesterday in a wool-washing establishment. His left arm got caught in a leather belt, and was torn completely off at the ...

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