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  2. NEWCASTLE.

    The steamer Moira cleared at the Customs to-day for Brisbane, via Sydney, with 230 tons of coal, 7[?] cases of biscuits, and sundries; the 4-masted American schooner Kailua for Honolulu, with 1107 tons of ...

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  3. AUSTRALIAN FREETRADE LEAGUE.

    There was a large gathering of freetraders last night at the Protestant Hall, when a public meeting was held under the auspices of the recently formed Australian Freetrade League. Mr. G. H. Reid, ...

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  4. VICTORIA.

    Some excitement was caused at the Bendigo School of Mines this morning through the telephone wire coming in contact with the electric current which feeds the tram ...

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  5. BRITISH FISCAL POLICY.

    Mr. A. J. Balfour, the Prime Minister, last night delivered in the Drill Hall, Sheffield, the cagerly-looked-for speech declaring his policy towards preferential trade and retaliation. ...

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  6. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The Czar and the Emperor Francis Joseph are hunting chamois on the Murzsteg, in the North Styrian Alps. Their Imperial Majesties are protected by an immense police force. ...

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  7. THE BALKANS.

    The harvest in Macedonia has been ruined by heavy rains, and the people are threatened with famine. Relief funds are being raised in England. ...

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  8. THE BRITISH MINISTRY.

    It is expected that the names of the new Ministers will be announced on Monday next. The King will return from Balmoral Castle to London to be present at the transference of ...

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  9. A PECULIAR CASE.

    A breach of contract action, in which £10,000 damages are claimed, instituted by Elizabeth O'Hare against Marcus William Oldham, came before Mr. Justice Hood ...

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  10. SERVIAN MILITARY ACTIVITY.

    The members of the General Staff of the Servian Army are engaged superintending the making of roads on the Turkish frontier. Fifteen thousand workmen are engaged in the ...

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  11. MR. RITCHIE'S RESIGNATION.

    Mr. C. T. Ritchie, the ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer, has informed a representative of the "Daily Chronicle" that he was not aware of Mr. Chamberlain's resignation from the ...

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  12. VISIT OF THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS.

    The Railway Commissioners made a visit of inspection here to-day. During the forenoon they received several deputations from district municipal councils. The matters brought under notice of the ...

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  13. TURKISH FORCES IN ROUMELIA.

    With the further mobilisations which she has ordered, Turkey will shortly have an army in Roumelia numbering 400,000 men. ...

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  14. HOW THE CZAR WAS WELCOMED AT VIENNA.

    Extraordinary precautions were adopted at Vienna yesterday in connection with the arrival of the Czar with the object of protecting his Imperial Majesty. ...

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  15. LORD CROMER.

    There is a rumour in the city that Lord Cromer, the British Minister in Egypt, will succeed Mr. Chamberlain as Secretary of State for the Colonies. ...

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  16. BALLARAT LITERARY COMPETITIONS.

    The annual competitions in connection with the South-street (Ballarat) Literary Society commenced this week, and from the outset aroused keen interest. The session opened ...

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  17. THE SULPHIDE CORPORATION.

    The weekly smelting return of the Sulphide Corporation shows that 1329 tons of ore were treated, producing bullion and matte containing 3089oz gold, 29,867oz silver, and 374 tons of lead. ...

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  18. HASTENING BULGARIAN RECRUITING.

    The annual contingents of recruits for the Bulgarian Army, due in January, have been summoned to present themselves to the army authorities on the 15th instant. ...

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  19. LORD MILNER.

    Lord Milner has been commanded by the King to proceed to Balmoral Castle. ...

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  20. THE FAR EAST.

    The Kobe correspondent of the "Daily Mail" reports that Japanese troops have left Kiushiu for Korea, and that others embark at Karatsu for the same destination. ...

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  21. MOROCCO.

    General Sir Harry Maclean, Colonel of the Sultan of Morocco's bodyguard, is at present on a visit to London. In the course of an interview he stated ...

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  22. FEDERAL POLITICS.

    When the Legislative Assembly met yesterday the Premier said that he had received a communication from the Governor informing him that the President of the Senate had ...

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  23. PREFERENTIAL TRADE.

    Mr. Joseph Walton, M.P. (Liberal), who has lately returned from Montreal, declares that it is highly improbable that the Canadians will further reduce their duties in favour of Great ...

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  24. CONSERVATIVE CONFERENCE.

    Lord Derby opened the conference of the National Union of Conservative Associations at Sheffield to-day. Sir J. E. Dorington, M.P., moved the official ...

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  25. THE HUNTER ELECTORATE.

    Mr. Walter Bennett, M.L.A. for Durham, has received the following letter from Sir Edmund Earton in reply to one of congratulation sent to Sir Edmund upon his appointment to the high ...

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  26. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES.

    A young man named Charles Johnstone, who is believed to have come from Hornsby, was knocked down in Elizabeth-street, near Bathurst-street, yesterday afternoon by a horse which was attached to ...

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  27. THE ARMY IN GERMANY.

    The maltreatment of soldiers in Germany, especially those belonging to the infantry and artillery, is causing immense excitement throughout the German Empire. ...

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  28. THE EVACUATION OF MANCHURIA.

    Prince Ching, the Chinese Foreign Minister, resists the demands of Russia for further privileges in Manchuria, and insists on her fulfilment of the pledge to evacuate the ...

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  29. CAUGHT IN A FLY WHEEL.

    Frank Roslyn, 15, living at 188 George-street, Camperdown, and employed at the Government Printing Office, got caught in a fly wheel of a machine whilst at work yesterday afternoon. ...

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  30. A GIANT STEAM FERRY.

    King Christian of Denmark opened to-day a giant steam ferry, which crosses the Baltic Sea, and connects Gjedser, the extreme south of Denmark, with Warnemunde, in ...

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  31. BARRACKS AT PORT ARTHUR.

    The Hongkong correspondent of the "Daily Mail" says that 10,000 Chinese are building barracks at Port Arthur for an additional 50,000 troops. ...

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  32. THE OVERFLOW MEETING.

    After his speech in the Drill Hall, Sheffield, last night Mr. Balfour addressed an overflow meeting. He said the motherland's bonds with the colonies must be real and substantial ...

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  33. OLD-AGE PENSIONER KILLED.

    Yesterday afternoon a horse attached to a buggy bolted at Rookwood and knocked down an old-age pensioner named Johnstone. He was conveyed by the local ambulance to the Parramatta District ...

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  34. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Mayor of Adelaide (Alderman Cohen, M.L.A.) entertained upwards of 200 guests at a picnic in National Park, Belair, to-day. Those present included his Excellency the Governor ...

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  35. MINING ACCIDENTS.

    A miner named Arthur Knowles had one of his legs broken at the Corrimal Colliery yesterday, through a fall of coal coming down on top of him. Whilst working at the Keira mine on Wednesday a ...

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  36. INJURED BY A BOLTING HORSE.

    A man named Samuel Brooker, in company with William Cunneen, was driving a young horse this afternoon when the animal bolted. Both men were thrown heavily to the ground; Brooker had several ...

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  37. LABOUR CANDIDATES.

    Messrs. T. H. Thrower and W. Johnstone have been selected to contest the East Sydney and Hume electorates respectively at the forthcoming Federal elections in the interests of the labour party. ...

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  38. OPINIONS OF THE PRESS.

    The "Times," in its notes on Mr. Balfour's speech at Sheffield, says that the enthusiasm increased in exact proportion to the approximation of Mr. Balfour's attitude to Mr. ...

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  39. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 3[?]d per ounce standard, an advance of [?]d since yesterday. ...

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  40. FALL OFF A GATE.

    A child named Mary Muddle was swinging on a gate when she fell off, sustaining a severe fracture of one arm. ...

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  41. FATAL SHOOTING ACCIDENT.

    At the inquest concerning the death of Oscar Purchase, which occurred at Sebastopol on Wednesday last, a verdict to the effect that death arose from injuries accidentally received was returned. ...

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  42. ESCAPE FROM GAOL.

    James Greenland, who was awaiting trial in the gaol at Greenbushes, near Fort Augusta, for horsestealing at Hergott Springs, escaped between 5 and 6 p.m. yesterday by scaling the ...

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  43. NEWMARKET FIRST OCTOBER MEETING.

    At the Newmarket First October Meeting to-day the race for the principal event on the [?]rograme resulted as under:- THE JOCKEY CLUB STAKES of 10,000 sovs, ...

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  44. THE WEATHER.

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  45. PIGS AFFECTED WITH MEASLES.

    Veterinary Surgeon Desmond and Inspector Williams made an interesting discovery at Mount Gambler yesterday. Two pigs that were submitted to a post-mortem examination were ...

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  46. INDUSTRY ON THE MOUNTAINS.

    Referring to the coal trade, Mr. Wilton, of the coal association, says he notices a distinct tendency in it to brighten. This is accounted for by the increase in railway traffic, and he ...

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  47. EXPLOSION IN A MINE.

    Late last night a premature explosion occurred whilst men were sinking the shaft of the Millchester gold mines, Charters Towers. Henry Bryan was badly cut about the face and hands. The injuries ...

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  48. HASTE TO DECIDE.

    It was only by the urgent appeals of the chairman, Lord Derby, that an immediate decision on the resolution and the rider, at the conference at Sheffield, was averted. ...

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  49. SALE OF AYRSHIRE CATTLE.

    Messrs. E. Laughton and Co. report the sale of the whole of Mr. J. H. Angas's pure stud herd of Ayrshire cattle. The buyers are Mr. C. R. Knight, and Mr. C. M'Arthur, of ...

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  50. KNOCKED DOWN BY A TRAM.

    A very old resident of North Melbourne, Mr. Michael O'Neil, aged 85, was knocked down to-day by a tram-car and severely out about the head, face, and hands. Despite his advanced age he will ...

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  51. INTER-COLLEGIATE SPORTS.

    In the inter-collegiate sports to-day, Prince Alfred College defeated St. Peters by 58 points to 50. ...

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  52. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Assembly on Thursday private members' business took precedence. Mr. Philp, on behalf of Mr. Foxton, introduced a bill to extend the franchise to women. The first reading was agreed ...

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  53. AN EXTRAORDINARY ACCIDENT.

    A Port Melbourne butcher named Rogers met with a remarkable accident to-day. He was cutting the pluck out of a sheep when the carcase slipped from the hook, and, striking the butcher's knife, forced ...

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  54. POLITICAL CRISIS IN TASMANIA.

    The Legislative Council read and passed the Income Tax Amendment Bill to-day. In the House of Assembly, Mr. Best, member for Deloraine, was appointed chairman of committees. ...

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  55. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The estimated population of the State at the end of September was 227,961, being an increase of 1054 for the month, and of 14,486 for the 12 months. Of the total 137,312 are ...

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  56. DESTROYERS FOR THE BRITISH NAVY.

    The Admiralty has ordered 15 25-knot destroyers of a stronger type than those previously built. ...

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  57. QUEENSLAND.

    Two more nuggets were brought into Rockhampton to-day from the Dee rush. They weighed respectively 50oz 2dwt and 8oz. ...

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  58. MILITARY.

    Although the changes have not yet been approved by the Federal Cabinet, there is every reason to believe that Colonel H. D. Mackenzie, A. A. G., and chief staff officer of the New South Wales forces, ...

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  59. ARRIVAL OF A NEW STEAMER.

    The Karori, the latest addition to the fleet of the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand, a description of which appeared in the "Herald" on Wednesday last, arrived at Sydney yesterday after a ...

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  60. TASMANIA.

    The consolidated revenue for September amounted to £57,802. For the nine months the revenue aggregated £600,770, as compared with £523,793 for the corresponding period of ...

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  61. NEW ZEALAND.

    Debentures representing £210,800 out of the £250,000 loan for the Christchurch electric tramway have been allotted, in no instance at less than par, and in several cases at a ...

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  62. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN GOLD YIELD.

    The gold output for September was 201,404 ounces, valued at £725,057. Of this quantity 129,823oz were received at the Mint, and 71,581oz were exported. The output is ...

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  63. AUSTRALIAN RACEHORSES IN ENGLAND.

    The New Zealand-bred racohorse, Seahorse II., owned by Mr. S. H. Gollan, has been scratched for the Czarovitch Stakes, in which his weight was 7st 21b. ...

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  64. GALES ON THE COAST.

    Heavy weather was experienced, especially along the northern part of the coast, yesterday, Captain Pain, the master of the Peregrine, states that a strong southerly gale, accompanied by a high sea, was ...

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  65. MR. CHAMBERLAIN'S POLICY.

    Speaking at the inaugural gathering of the Wanganui South African Volunteers' Association, the Governor, Lord Ranfurly, said that Mr. Chamberlain's resignation was a ...

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  66. AUSTRALIAN TEAM OF RIFLEMEN.

    Captain George Lindsay was entertained in the Municipal Hall here last night to celebrate his return from his trip to England as one of the Australian team of riflemen. The Mayor ...

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  67. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN REVENUE.

    The revenue during September amounted to £329,148, an increase of £5967 compared with the revenue for September of last year, and an increase of £42,343 compared with ...

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  68. MISS CROSSLEY IN MELBOURNE.

    Miss Ada Crossley was fairly overcome by the warmth of her welcome home this morning. The station platform at which the express train drew up and the approaches thereto were effectively decorated ...

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  69. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Dominion House of Commons has passed the Transcontinental Railway Bill. Oct. 2. Sir John Cockburn, M.D., formerly ...

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  70. STEAMER PAPANUI AT HOBART.

    The steamer Papanui arrived to-day from London, via the Cape. Passengers.—For Melbourne: Mr. Robson. For Sydney: Messrs. M'Ilwaine and Bowering. For Adelaide: Mr. Dagman. For ...

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  71. RIFLE SHOOTING.

    The final shooting for the quarter ended September was fired on Wednesday. The results were:—W. Smith, 500yds 23, 600yds 32, handicap 8, total 63; F. T. Adams, 31, 30, scratch—61; R. Roberts, 19, 27, 15—61; ...

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  72. LATE SHIPPING.

    B[?]rawong, s, 391 tons, Captain M'Laughlin, from Macleay River North Coast S. N. Company, Limited, agents. Archer, s, [?] tons, Captain Walker, from Newcastle. ...

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