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  2. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,094 words
  3. IMMIGRATION RESTRICTION ACT.

    There were no fresh developments yesterday with regard to the six felt-hatters who arrived in Sydney on Saturday by the Orontes under agreement to Mr. C. Anderson, hat manufacturer, and were prevented ...

    Article : 590 words
  4. VICTORIA.

    The Federal Premier to-day stated that he hoped the Spring-street Parliament House would be at the disposal of the State Legislature next week. He is now in communication with the Speaker of the ...

    Article : 107 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The "Morning Post" correspondent states that the Mullah terrorised the coast while obtaining food. He has quitted the Obbia district, expecting the arrival of British troops ...

    Article : 131 words
  6. COMMONWEALTH NOTES.

    The postal authorities recently decided to endeavour to get the Telephone Guides printed by contract rather than have the work done at the Government Printing Office, but not a single tender was received ...

    Article : 64 words
  7. MR. CHAMBERLAIN'S TOUR.

    Mr. Chamberlain has had an audience of the Khedive at Cairo. Dec. 8. Mr. and Mrs. Chamberlan inspected the ...

    Article : 48 words
  8. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The energy shown by Lord Milner in his tour in South Africa surprises the burghers. He rides on horseback 45 miles a day in the blazing sun, changing horses every 10 miles. ...

    Article : 123 words
  9. SIR WILLIAM M'MILLAN'S OPINION.

    Sir William M'Millan thought it would be premature to express a definite opinion on the action of the Customs authorities until there had been an authoritative statement from the Minister for External ...

    Article : 117 words
  10. ACCIDENT INSURANCE CASE.

    The hearing of the action instituted by the Perpetual Executive and Trustees' Association as executors of the will of the late J. G. Hoogklimmer against the New Zealand Accident Insurance ...

    Article : 183 words
  11. TRANSFERRED PROPERTIES.

    Some weeks ago the Minister for Home Affairs wrote to the State Premiers asking them to provide him with an estimate of the value they placed upon their transferred properties. Sir William Lyne ...

    Article : 63 words
  12. PROGRAMME FOR NATAL.

    Mr. Chamberlain will arrive at Durban on December 21, and will remain there till the 24th. He then proceeds to Pietermaritzburg, which he leaves on the 28th. Mr. ...

    Article : 52 words
  13. MR. O. C. BEALE INTERVIEWED.

    Mr. O. O. Beale, president of the Chamber of Manufactures, said that the Act had been passed with the intention of preventing the importation of m[?]n who would bring down wages. But these ...

    Article : 134 words
  14. TEMPORARY EMPLOYEES.

    All those who are now classed as temporary employees in the federal service, and who are not to be confirmed as permanent employees, will receive notice at the end of the month stating that they are ...

    Article : 181 words
  15. THE KING.

    The Lord Mayor of Belfast states that the King and Queen are expected to visit Ireland early in 1903. ...

    Article : 27 words
  16. DROUGHT IN THE ORANGE RIVER COLONY.

    The drought in the Orange River Colony is causing great concern. Farmers are unable to plough the hard land. It is almost certain that the Government will be compelled to ...

    Article : 50 words
  17. OPINIONS IN MINISTERIAL CIRCLES.

    The Premier, Sir John See, when spoken to on the subject, sold that it was entirely a federal matter, therefore, he did not wish to express an opinion upou it. ...

    Article : 101 words
  18. CANADA.

    Mr. S. N. Parent, the Premier of Quebec, on behalf of the Provincial Government, has refused the offer of an Anglo-American syndicate to purchase 25,000,000 acres of virgin ...

    Article : 45 words
  19. DROWNING OF AN INFANT.

    The inquiry by the coroner (Mr. Candler) into the circumstances of the death by drowning of a three-year-old child named Bessie Code, was concluded to-day. The jury found ...

    Article : 130 words
  20. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 1s 10d per ounce standard—a fall of 1-16d since Friday. ...

    Article : 20 words
  21. THE RAND MINES.

    Sir J. P. Fitzpatrick, addressing the Chamber of Mines on Saturday, denied that the leaders on the Rand were intentionally checking industry owing to forthcoming ...

    Article : 34 words
  22. ONE OF THE MEN INTERVIEWED.

    William Gee, one of the men detained on the Orontes, said that he had been 30 years in the trade. He came from Stockport, in Lancashire and Cheshire, on the Mersey. It was the chief centre ...

    Article : 204 words
  23. PROPOSED NEW SOUTH WALES LOAN.

    The announcement that the Government intends to raise Treasury bills on short dates has aroused much interest in local financial circles. This sum is a large one to raise locally, and it is understood ...

    Article : 295 words
  24. A CUSTOMS CASE.

    An importation of paper received by William Dettmold, Limited, printers, lately has been the subject of dispute between the Customs Department and that firm. The paper is of the kind from which ...

    Article : 162 words
  25. THE WOOL SALES.

    At the wool sales to-day a large and attractive selection was offered. There was a large attendance of buyers, and competition was brisk. The bulk of the wool offered cleared at late rates. ...

    Article : 153 words
  26. DISASTER TO AN EXPRESS.

    The express train from Halifax to Montreal was derailed on Saturday. Seven people were killed and 12 others were injured. ...

    Article : 31 words
  27. EXPLORATION IN CENTRAL ASIA.

    Dr. Sven Hedin, the celebrated Swedish explorer, has arrived in England. He lately returned from Central Asia, where he conducted exploring expeditions for ...

    Article : 318 words
  28. NEW SPANISH MINISTRY.

    A change of Ministry has occurred, Seno[?] Sagasta, the Premier, having resigned. The principal members of the new Ministry, which is chosen from among the Progressives, are— ...

    Article : 95 words
  29. THE UNION SECRETARY.

    George Shelmerdine, the secretary of the local union, said that his union had taken no action with a view to having the men prevented from landing. He was ignorant that any such step was to be taken. ...

    Article : 185 words
  30. A MARINE CONFERENCE.

    The Minister for Customs intends at an early date to convene a conference of marine experts, at which the technical aspects of federal navigation legislation and means to be adopted to remedy defects in ...

    Article : 50 words
  31. QUEENSLAND.

    The police authorities have been notified that a party, supposed to be French escapees, who landed near Tewantin last week, have been arrested on the North Coast Railway. ...

    Article : 35 words
  32. FEDERAL AND STATE COMMUNICATION.

    Recently Sir Edmund Barton wrote to the Premier (Mr. Jenkins), stating that his attention had been called to a statement in the newspapers to the effect that ...

    Article : 313 words
  33. SHIPPING MISHAP.

    Owing to an accident to the machinery the steamer Premier, employed in making the connection on the North Coast line between Gladstone and Rockhampton, broke down in Keppel ...

    Article : 90 words
  34. FRANCE AND SIAM.

    M. Delcasse, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, has induced Siam to add another clause to her treaty with France. By this new clause Siam engages not to ...

    Article : 58 words
  35. THE FRENCH MAIL STEAMER.

    No fresh cases of smallpox are reported as having occurred amongst the passengers and crew of the Ville de la Ciotat. Dr. Ashburton Thompson, president of the Board of Health, says that in justice to ...

    Article : 217 words
  36. A STOCK EXCHANGE OPINION.

    Mr. Felix Randle, the chairman of the Sydney Stock Exchange, was interviewed yesterday, and expressed his readiness to reply to any questions. "Have you seen the announcement that the ...

    Article : 728 words
  37. INTERVIEW WITH SIR E. BARTON.

    When interviewed this evening in reference to the refusal to allow the six felt hatters to land from the steamer Orontes at Sydney, the Federal Premier said, "When the secretary of my department placed the ...

    Article : 718 words
  38. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The postmaster at Hergott telegraphed to-day that three distinct earth tremors were felt there yesterday—the first at 9.30 a.m., the second at 1.50, and the third at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. Each was of ...

    Article : 51 words
  39. RUSSIA.

    A meeting of workers at St. Petersburg, held by official sanction, thanked M. de Plehwe, Minister to the Interior, and presented resolutions tending to the amelioration ...

    Article : 52 words
  40. THE MARQUIS OF LINLITHGOW.

    The health of the Marquis of Linlithgow (Lord Hopetoun) remains indifferent. He has been forbidden to hunt. ...

    Article : 27 words
  41. THE WOOL SALES.

    The last of the 1902 local wool sales took place this morning. Only about 4000 bales were submitted, consisting of late and delayed clips and oddments. For fine wool competition was brisk. In a number ...

    Article : 177 words
  42. SEVERE WEATHER IN EUROPE.

    The severe weather has thrown numbers of people idle in London. Dr. Winnington-Ingram, the Bishop of London, has appealed for subscriptions to ...

    Article : 42 words
  43. THE MELBOURNE PASSENGERS.

    The chairman of the Board of Public Health waited to see what transpired on the voyage of the Ville de la Ciotat to Sydney before deciding how long the passengers in quarantine at Melbourne ...

    Article : 125 words
  44. VENEZUELA.

    Great Britain's claims upon Venezuela are based upon the seizure of the railway and vessels, illtreatment of Britons, and the arbitrary proceedings against British interests ...

    Article : 38 words
  45. INDUSTRIAL ARBITRATION COURT.

    Mr. Justice Cohen, Messrs. G. L. Cruickshank, and S. Smith commenced the hearing in the Arbitration Court this morning of a case. Smelters versus the ...

    Article : 688 words
  46. NEW ZEALAND.

    A fire occurred at the Gear Meat Company's works at Petone. It gutted a portion of the buildings and considerably damaged the stock. The insurances amount to £2500. ...

    Article : 33 words
  47. PERSONAL.

    The announcement made by Cardinal Moran at his reception on Saturday concerning the recognition by the Pope of the labours of the Vicar-General of New South Wales has been received with much ...

    Article : 329 words
  48. THE SHAH AND HIS WIVES.

    The Shah of Persia, Muzaffer-ed-Din, has discarded 1640 of his 1700 wives, and has retained 60. His subjects resent the reform. ...

    Article : 32 words
  49. IRELAND.

    The delegates of the United Irish League to the United States report that the subscriptions they have received from the United States amount of 50,000dol. (£10,000). ...

    Article : 33 words
  50. RAIN IN THE OTHER STATES.

    Splendid rains have fallen in the southern, central, and coastal districts, the falls ranging from 1in. to over 3in. The drought appears to have broken up in the western districts. Many of the mails are ...

    Article : 894 words
  51. THE PACIFIC CABLE.

    The Postmaster-General received the following congratulatory message from Sir Joseph Ward, the Postmaster-General of New Zealand, in reference to the opening of the Pacific cable for business:— ...

    Article : 115 words
  52. ALLEGED ABDUCTION IN PARIS.

    It is reported that Dr. Marcelle on Saturday abducted a daughter of ex-Senator Leplay, in Paris. The lady was going to a music lesson at the time. Dr. ...

    Article : 81 words
  53. EXTENSIVE FRAUDS.

    After 14 days' trial at the Central Criminal Court, two out of eight city merchants and produce brokers, charged with fraud in obtaining credit by ...

    Article : 72 words
  54. SOUTH AMERICAN RATES.

    The central postal authorities have been advised by the Pacific Cable Board that the followiug rates have been fixed for messages passing over the Government cable to South America:—From ...

    Article : 222 words
  55. OPINIONS IN POLITICAL CIRCLES.

    The proposed issue of Treasury bills has caused not a little discussion in political circles. As a great deal of the money is to be spent in public works, which many members have had to exert themselves ...

    Article : 327 words
  56. THE LATE HERR KRUPP.

    All of the workmen of the late Herr Krupp at Essen and Kiel met yesterday and sent a telegram to the Emperor stating that they were determined to keep bright the memory ...

    Article : 46 words
  57. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced of Mr. Thomas Brackett Reed, ex-Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, aged 63 years. ...

    Article : 201 words
  58. MR. S. HORDERN.

    Our Melbourne correspondent wired last night that Mr. S. Hordern, with his wife and family, arrived by the Himalaya. ...

    Article : 24 words
  59. DEATH OF MR. W. H. GREENE.

    The death is announced of Mr. William Henry Greene, M.I.C.E., formerly one of the three Commissioners of the Victorian railways, aged 73 years. ...

    Article : 35 words
  60. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    There is a general strike of dockers at Amsterdam. Mr. Walter Long, President of the Local Government Board, states in regard to the ...

    Article : 166 words
  61. MR. DUNCAN GILLIES.

    The health of Mr. Duncan Gillies, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, shows marked improvement. ...

    Article : 21 words
  62. INTERVIEW WITH MR. C. ANDERSON.

    Mr. C. Anderson, who brought the men out to this State, was spoken to yesterday by a "Herald" reporter. He said that he was very much surprised at the action of the ...

    Article : 171 words
  63. RAILWAY EXTENSION TO WENTWORTH.

    A public meeting was held to-day, the Mayor, Alderman William Bowering presiding, to consider what action was necessary in regard to the proposed railway extension to Wentworth. Mr. Atkinson ...

    Article : 127 words
  64. MR. WATSON, M.P.

    Mr. Watson, M.P., the leader of the Federal Labour Party, leaves to-morrow for New Zealand, where he proposes to spend a month's holiday. ADELAIDE, Monday. ...

    Article : 186 words
  65. TASMANIA.

    In addition to Feutrill's premises and the adjoining buildings, the fire at North Lyell on Saturday morning destroyed 30 huts belonging to the miners. HOBART, Monday. ...

    Article : 74 words
  66. SLEEPER-GETTERS AT WEB WAA.

    Three hundred sleeper-getters and others came to receive five week's pay on Saturday night, none was forthcoming. The attention of the Minister for Works was ...

    Article : 92 words
  67. MR. G. H. REID'S VIEWS.

    Mr. G. H. Reid, leader of the Opposition in the Federal Parliament, said that he had been very much astonished at the action of the federal authorities. He regarded the detention of these men as an ...

    Article : 109 words
  68. LATE SHIPPING.

    Kittawa, s., 1247 tons, Captain W. Collins, from Devonport. E. W. Jackson, agent. Illawarra, s., 522 tons, Captain J. Garde, from Bateman's Bay. Illawarra S.N. Company, Limited, agents. ...

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