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  2. STATE POLITICS.

    A rumour was current in political circles yesterday that it is not the intention of the Government to meet Parliament, but, instead, to ask the Governor to dissolve the House and arrange for the election of a ...

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  3. PREFERENTIAL TRADE.

    The Earl of Rosebery, speaking at Burnley yesterday, made some allusions to Mr. Chamberlain's recent speech at Birmingham on preferential trade with the colonies. ...

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  4. RUSSIA.

    The Czar has dismissed Lieutenant-General de Raaban, the Governor of Kishineff, where the Jews were massacred, despite the efforts made on his behalf by the Grand Dukes and ...

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  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    A public meeting was held at the Rotunda, Dublin, yesterday in aid of the Irish. Parliamentary party's funds, The Gaelic League attempted to capture ...

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  6. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Sir William Lyne, the Minister for Home AffairS, who leaves to-night for Melbourne, had a little to [?] yesterday concerning the cordiality of the receptions extended to him in Tasmanin. His tour, it will ...

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  7. MR. BRUCE SMITH'S VIEWS.

    Mr. Bruce Smith yesterday expressel the following opinion in regard to the proposal foreshadowed in Mr. Chamberluin's recent speech:—"Whatever may be the economic merits or demerits of such a ...

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  8. A SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CUSTOMS CASE.

    In the Supreme Court to-day Judge Boucaut heard an appeal by the Customs Department from a dismissal by the S. M. and justices at Port Adelaide of an information against J. J. foale and Co. ...

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  9. THE MASSACRES EXCUSED.

    Count Cassini, the Russian Ambassador at Washington, declares that it was only natural that the peasantry should retaliate upon the Jewish money-lenders. ...

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  10. GOVERNOR OF UFA SHOT.

    As M. Bogdanovitch, the Governor of Ufa, South-eastern Russia, was walking through the town park he was shot dead by two miscreants. ...

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  11. CRITICISMS OF THE PRESS.

    The "Morning Post," in commenting upon Lord Rosebery's utterances, says that in tariff matters Lord Rosebery is an opportunist, similar to a growing body of electors, which ...

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  12. THE BALKANS.

    The advent of General Petroff as Premier of Bulgaria is considered as favourable for peace. [Commenting upon the resignation of the ...

    Article : 264 words
  13. THE OPERATIONS IN SOMALILAND.

    News has been received that 1100 dervishes attacked an Abyssinian force operating against the Mullah of Somaliland, at Burtilli, on the left bank of the Webbi Shebeyli. The ...

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  14. MEETING OF PARLIAMENT.

    A meeting of the Cabinet will be held to-morrow when, amongst other husmeas to be dealt with, consideration will be given to the question of fixing the date on which the next session of Parliament ...

    Article : 140 words
  15. VICTORIAN RAILWAYS.

    In the Legislative Assembly this morning in committee on the Strike Suppression Bill, clause 5, giving special power to [?] up places vacated by strikers, was discussed at length. Objection was ...

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  16. DEFENCE OF THE GOVERNMENT.

    Speaking last night in response to the toast of "The Ministry," at the opening of the additions to the Balmain Working Men's Institute, the Premier (Sir John See) said there had been a deal of comment ...

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  17. SUICIDE OF MR. ARTHUR SHREWSBURY.

    The death is announced of Mr. Arthur Shrewsbury, the well-known cricketer, aged 46 years. Mr. Shrewsbury, who suffered from an internal complaint, committed suicide by ...

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  18. WHAT IMPRESSES GERMAN NEWSPAPERS.

    The German newspapers, now that the full text of Mr. Chamberlain's speech is available, are particularly impressed with Mr. Chamberlain's emphasising the statement of Mr. W. ...

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  19. SULTAN'S MULLAHS CARRIED OFF.

    The Mullahs (religious teachers) whom the Sultan sent to pacify the Albanians, have been earned into the mountains by Albanian chiefs of Ipek. ...

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  20. A DYNAMITE FIEND SECURED.

    The author of the explosion in the Ottoman bank at Salonika has been arrested. He has made important disclosures which have led to flesh discoveries of explosives. ...

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  21. CHINA.

    Mr. John Hay, the United States Secretary of State, basing his action on Russia's pledges, insists on claiming equality of commercial privileges enjoyed in Manchuria by other ...

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  22. A PALACE FOR SAILORS.

    The Punce and the Princess of Males yestetday opened the Sailors Palace at Limehouse. The Palace is now the headquarters of the British and Foreign ...

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  23. SENATOR PUISFORD'S OPINIONS.

    "There can be no doubt that Mr. Chamberlain has made the great blunder of his political career," obseived Senator P[?]lsford. "His speech will undoubtedly lift the question ...

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  24. PREFERENTIAL TRADE RELATIONS.

    Sir William M'Millan, who is accompanied by lady M'Millan, arrived in Melbourne to-day by the O[?]ah, after a four months' trip to the old country, and will continue his voyage to-morrow. During ...

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  25. RUSSIAN OPPOSITION.

    The Chinese Government has assured the United States and Japan that it is impossible to open foreign trade at Mukden, Harbin, and a small post at the mouth of the Yalu River ...

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  26. THE CANADIAN SURTAX.

    Most German newspapers, except those representing agrarian interests and others representing the pan-German party, in commenting upon Canada's placing a surtax on ...

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  27. THE PAYMENT OF THE INDEMNITY.

    According to Reuter's corespondent, Mr. Hay learns that Great Britain has [?]otified her willingness to China to accept, like the United States, a settlement of the payment of the ...

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  28. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    C. B. Valentine has been sentenced at the Old Bailey to four months' imprisonment for an offence against the Bankruptcy Act. Members of the theatrical profession in ...

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  29. SEMI-OFFICIAL UTTERANCE IN VIENNA.

    The semi-official journal "Fremdenblatt," of Vienna, in alluding to Mr. Chamberlain's speech, says that it is one of the weightiest of recent times, and will possibly mark an ...

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  30. CONSOLS.

    Consols were yesterday quoted at 91[?] a fall of [?] since Thursday. ...

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  31. KOREAN CONCESSION TO RUSSIA.

    Russia is attempting to establish a settlement on the Yongampho, in[?]Korea, south-west of Wiju, on the protext that such a settlement is necessary in order to ship timber cut in the ...

    Article : 61 words
  32. COMPLAINT BY CLEANERS.

    In accordance with the line of policy laid down by the Premier, the engineers who went on strike, with certain exceptions, are being rapidly provided with employment again on the railways. The work is to ...

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  33. THE VICTORIAN PARLIAMENT.

    When the House met this afternoon, the Premier moved the adiournment until 4.30, owing to the death of Captain Staughton, member for West Bourke. ...

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  34. THE SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS.

    The Federal Government recently decided to make a charge to the States of 6s per centum for the management of havings Banks' accounts where the work was carried on in connection with the Post ...

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  35. CONGO FREE STATE.

    King Leopold of Belgium claims from Great Britain the greater part of Wadelai, on the Nils boundary of the Congo Free State, as compensation for the Lado-Nile territory. ...

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  36. VICTORIA.

    Mr. Justice Hood commenced to-day the hearing of an action for allegcd libel brought by Francis btainos, manager of the Chicago Tea Rooms, Collins street, against Coombs and Co, Limited, ...

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  37. PACIFIC CABLE BOARD.

    In reference to the remarks of Sir Malcolm M'Eacharu, in his address at the animal meeting of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce, to the effect that the Pacific Cabla Board was not doing itself ...

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  38. NEUTRALITY OF ADJOINING STATES.

    Speaking at St. Peters to night on the subject of Commonwealth and State Sir Josiah Symon said that the severest blow to the federal spirit and good feeling between the States yet struck had been the ...

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  39. DISASTER AT A BULLFIGHT.

    At a bullfight at Algeciras, west of Gibraltar, Spain, the amphitheatre collapsed. The bulls gored spectators, and a panic occurred. ...

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  40. FAVOURED BY UNIONISTS.

    Many Unionist members of the House of Commons hope the proposal for the Empire's new fiscal policy will be maintained in the front of the Government's programme. ...

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  41. THE REFORM MOVEMENT.

    Sir,—In one of your issues about the time th[?] Victorian strike began you gave the report of [?] inderview with a Sydney merchant on the abov[?] subject, who broke off the interview abruptly by ...

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  42. MILITARY REFORM UNIFORMS.

    A general order has been issued by the Federal Commandant with reference to the introduction of the now Commonwealth military uniform. General Hutton states that a military clothing committee will ...

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  43. THE GRACCHUS SMALLPOX OUTBREAK.

    The employees of the Harbour Board at Napier have refused to handle the Talune's cargo per the Gracchus; and it had to [?] carried on to Auckland. The patient Bell is much butter. Mr. Ogston, health ...

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  44. OPENING THE MILDUHA LINE.

    Prior to the railway strike it was arranged that the new Mildura line should be opened for traffic as far as Nowingi, which is 12 miles beyond the present terminus at Hattah, ans only 28 miles from Mildura. ...

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  45. BESUMPTION OF SERVICES.

    The Melbourne express resumed its running today. There were only a tow passengers. ...

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  46. FRENCH OFFICIAL'S VIEWS.

    A high French official states that Mr. Chamberlain's preferential trade policy concerns England and her colonies alone, and that no foreign State is justified in taking ...

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  47. THE WOOL SALES.

    The wool sales to-day were quieter, Prices for faulty merinos were in favour of buyers. May 20. At the wool sales yesterday the price of fine ...

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  48. A CASE IN MELBOURNE.

    A case of smallpox has been discovered at North Melbourne. T[?] patient is Mr. W. Walker, aged 35, an Indian horse dealer, who arrived by the Grancchus on May 2. Ten days later he fell ill, and ...

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  49. RAILWAY COLLISION NEAR MELBOURNE.

    The 5.13 passenger train, Melbourne to Kew, this morning collided with a goods train standing in the Kew station yard, derailing a goods van. Neither the rolling stock nor the perma[?]ent way was ...

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  50. THE R.M.S. ARCADIA.

    The R.M.S. Arcadia arrived at 6.35 a.m., and sailed at 12.30 p.m. The following are the passengers in the saloon:- For Fr[?]le: Sir Edward Wittenoom, Lady ...

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  51. VALUE PAYABLE POST.

    The Postmaster-General recently introduced the value payable system, which previous to federation had been in force in Queensland. So far, however, little advantage has been taken of it by traders in the ...

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  52. SIR JOHN SEE'S VIEWS.

    The Premier, Sir John See, found himself in a position yesterday, at the opening of the now building of a condiment factory[?] to express an opinion on Mr. Chamberlain's famous utterance. Sir John was ...

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  53. TASMANIA.

    Parliament opens on Thursday afternoon by com mission to comply with the Electoral Act, and mere[?] for formal business. ...

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  54. LATE MINING.

    On the Stock Exchange yesterday the quotation for Australian mining ventures were:- New Chullagoe, 5s 3d. Mount yell, £3 5s. ...

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  55. THE TALLOW SALES.

    At the weekly auctions of Australasiun tallow to-day 968 oasks were offered and 517 were sold. Prices were:—Fine mutton nominally 30s, fine beef nominally 31s 6d, medium mutton 28s 6d, ...

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  56. ADDRESS BY MR. SPENCF, M.P.

    Mr. Spence, M.P., gave an address yesterday at the Town Hal1, which was crowded. The Mayor (Alderman Hogau) presided. Mr. Spence gave a number of statistics, and favoured the ...

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  57. SOUTH AFRICAN WAR MEDALS.

    The Governor this afternoon presented medals and bars to the Tasmanian Imperial Bushmen for African war service. The ceremony took place on the Queen's Domain, but bad Werther marr[?]d the [?] ...

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