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  2. STATE OF THE COUNTRY

    It cannot be said that the extremely serious decrease in the stock througout the State as disclosed in the returns published in the "Herald" yesterday has come as a surprise to those interested in pastoral ...

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  3. VICTORIA.

    Kate Porter, a young married woman, was committed for trial by the Prahran magistrates to-day on two charges of housebreakiugnt Malvern and South Yarra. When Mrs. Elizabeth Thompson ...

    Article : 165 words
  4. PERSONAL.

    Shortly before midnight on Wednesday Mr. George M'Credie, of Linwood, Guildford, died after an illness extending over about three weeks, Mr. M'Credie a few weeks back not feeling in good ...

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  5. VENEZUELA.

    There are indications that Great Britain, Germany, and Italy, with the assent of the other claimants on Venezuela, will accept three months' preferential treatment in the ...

    Article : 77 words
  6. THE KING.

    The King is making splendid progress. Sir Francis Laking, Physician-in-Ordinary to his Majesty, reports that the period daring which any complications were likely to arise ...

    Article : 62 words
  7. SPECIAL CABLES.

    It is regarded as a sign of the growing popularity of Mr. Chamberlain and of the improved feeling among the burghers that the three sections, the "Hands-uppers" ...

    Article : 117 words
  8. HISTORY OF THE INDISPOSITION.

    The "Lancet" is authorised to state that the King for a week past had not been feeling in his usual health. He complained on Friday that he was more sensitive to cold than ...

    Article : 69 words
  9. RAISING THE BLOCKADE.

    President Roosevelt, in conversing with Baron von Sternberg, the German Charge d'Affaires at Washington, emphasised the desirability of raising the blockade at the ...

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  10. THE COMMERCIAL BANK OF AUSTRALIA.

    At the half-yearly meeting of the Commercial Bank of Australia the chairmin (Mr. Embling, M.J.C.), after dealing with the figures in the balancesheet, said that as an evidence of the fluctuations ...

    Article : 121 words
  11. MR. GEORGE J. COHEN.

    Mr. George J. Cohen, who has for many years been closely associated with the commercial and financial life of the city, and who is now about to proceed on a 12 months' tour abroad, was yesterday ...

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  12. MESSAGE TO THE PEOPLE OF DERBYSHIRE.

    The King and the Queen, finding that they were unable to pay a visit to Chatsworth, Derbyshire, sent a message to the people and authorities of the county expressing their ...

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  13. GERMANY'S CHALLENGE TO GREAT BRITAIN.

    A table prepared by the German Emperor's own hand has been presented to the Reichs[?]g comparing the strengths of the British and the German navies. ...

    Article : 262 words
  14. CARACAS BAKERIES CLOSED.

    The bakeries at Caracas are in need of flour, and have closed. Biscuits are not obtainable in the city. ...

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  15. GIRLS SENTENCED FOR HOUSEBREAKING.

    Ada M'Innes, aged 16 years, and her sister Stella, 12, were charged at the Colling wood Police Court to-day with housebreaking. The accused and another girl on Christmas Day forced open the window of a ...

    Article : 85 words
  16. REVOLUTIONISTS DEFEATED.

    The Government troops under General A1candra defeated the Insurgents at Camatagua and captured 250 men and 40,000 cartridges. ...

    Article : 26 words
  17. SOUTH AFRICA.

    Mr. Chamberlain advocates that the profits realised by the municipalisation of the drink traffic of Johannesburg should be applied to the improvement of the city and the ...

    Article : 44 words
  18. QUEENSLAND.

    At the South Brisbane Police Court to-day Carl L. Wuersching was fined £1, with £2 2s 6d costs, or 14 days' imprisonment, for stealing a pine tree. The evidence showed that defendant, who was a labour ...

    Article : 107 words
  19. THE SPRING HANDICAPS.

    Acceptances were declared yesterday for the principal handicaps of the spring, and among them were the following:— Great Metropolitan Stakes, 2½m.: Mr. Lionel ...

    Article : 217 words
  20. JAPANESE LABOUR PROPOSED.

    The Rand mining companies are negotiating for 25,000 Japanese labourers for the mines at better rates of pay than those received by Kaffirs. ...

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  21. INFECTED RATS IN BRISBANE.

    One plague-infected rat was found in Brisbane yesterday, and two more to-day. ...

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  22. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    At a meeting of the Marino Board to-day a letter was received from the agent for the Orient Company covering one written by Captain Ruthven, of the steamer Orontes, stating that the lighthouse at the ...

    Article : 103 words
  23. PROHIBITED FOREIGNERS.

    A number of foreign Jews have not been allowed to land at Capetown. ...

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  24. BOER GENERALS' ASSURANCES.

    The Boer Generals, in assuring their countrymen that it is hopeless to ask Mr. Chamberlain for fresh concessions, stated: "We know exactly where we stand, and must ...

    Article : 37 words
  25. THE CONDITION OF MACEDONIA.

    The delay in the application of the reforms in Macedonia demanded by Austria and Russia is increasing the danger of a wide insurrection in the spring involving ...

    Article : 65 words
  26. THE WEATHER.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 369 words
  27. BURGLARY AT GLENELG.

    The residence of Mr. G. W. Sudholtz, of Glenelg, was broken into during the temporary absence of the family, and jewellery to the value of between £60 and £70 was stolen. ...

    Article : 34 words
  28. CHINA.

    The Tientsin correspondent of the "Standard," in reporting a rumour of the death of the Empress Dowager of China, says that the rumour is possibly ...

    Article : 52 words
  29. SHEEP STEALING.

    For some time past stockowners all over the State have suffered a constant loss from thieving. More recently owing to the high prices ruling for meat the depredations have increased. There are instances ...

    Article : 141 words
  30. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The railway accident at Lion Mill on Tuesday was much more serious than was at first reported. Six trucks ran down the incline and were switched on to the runaway siding, down which they travelled at a ...

    Article : 92 words
  31. CHALLENGE BY BULGARIA.

    The Government of Bulgaria challenges an international inquiry into the statement of the Porte that there are seven bands of Bulgarians, consisting of 6000 men, in ...

    Article : 45 words
  32. CONTROL OF THE TELEGRAPHS.

    The Chinese Government has assumed control of the telegraphs to prevent foreigners penetrating official secrets. ...

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  33. DROUGHT RELIEF.

    A meeting of the committee of the Drought Relief Fund will be held at the Town Hall at noon to-day. The Lord Mayor will preside. ...

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  34. THE PLAGUE.

    The plague patients at the Quarantine Station are progressing favourably. Out of 36 rats purchased at the depot yesterday one was found to be infected with plague. ...

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  35. COALING STATIONS FOR THE UNITED STATES.

    The United States is pressing Cuba for four coaling stations on the island. Cuba is willing to allow two, viz., at Babia Honda and Guantanamo. ...

    Article : 60 words
  36. FOOD SUPPLY OF GREAT BRITAIN.

    A large meeting, convened by the association formed to promote an inquiry by the Government into the supply of food for Great Britain in time of war, was held ...

    Article : 104 words
  37. NEW ZEALAND'S OFFER.

    Mr. S. Stephens, of Tamworth, has recently returned from New Zealand, where he called upon the. Premier, Mr. R. Seddon, and expressed thanks for the latter's offer of seed wheat to the New South ...

    Article : 74 words
  38. RAILWAY CONCESSIONS TO CHILDREN.

    In order to give the children from the goldfields a chance of visiting the coast in the hot weather, the Government has arranged specially reduced rates for them, in parties of not less than 10 children ...

    Article : 204 words
  39. THE LORD MAYOR'S FUND.

    {No abstract available}

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  40. HIGH FREIGHTS TO SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Earl of Onslow, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Colonies, speaking at the dinner of the Chamber of Commerce at Edinbutgh last night ...

    Article : 133 words
  41. SYDNEY WATER SUPPLY.

    The flow of the rivers on the Prospect catchment area for the 24 hours ended at 9 a.m. yesterday was as follows:—Cataract, 1,977,000 gallons, a fallingoff of 63,000 as compared with the previous day; ...

    Article : 100 words
  42. THE STOCK RETURNS.

    Sir,—The Premier's statement on this subject in to-day's issue, which seems to contradict what [?] have written, requires a little explanation. The law prescribes under heavy penalties that all ...

    Article : 227 words
  43. THE AMEER'S ARMAMENTS.

    The "Daily Mail" states that the Indian Government has forwarded from Peshawar to the Ameer twelve German quick-firers, two howitzers, eighteen fieldpieces, and ...

    Article : 70 words
  44. TASMANIA.

    Shortly after 11 o'clock last night a fire was discovered in M. Bates's tobacconist shop and dwelling, situuted in the centre of Orr-street. The contents and furniture were destroyed. Two children, ...

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  45. QUEENSLAND.

    Following are the principal rainfalls reported during the 24 hours ended at 9 o'clock to-day"— Bloomsbury 16 points Georgetown 180, Gilbert River 19, Mackay 66, Maresbia 30, Maytown 154, ...

    Article : 175 words
  46. COMMENDATION BY MR. COPELAND.

    Mr. H. Copeland, the Agent-General for New South Wales, who also spoke at the dinner, described the announcement made by the Earl of Onslow as the most ...

    Article : 48 words
  47. THE OPERATIONS IN SOMALILAND.

    The Italians have arrested the Sheik Yusuf of Obbia, Somaliland, and the difficulties of transport which the British expedition was experiencing are now overcome. ...

    Article : 99 words
  48. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Australasia Institute of Mining Engineers has met at Auckland. It was resolved that the headquarters of the institute should be at Melbourne. The next meeting will be in Sydney in 1904. ...

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  49. TRAGEDY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    At noon to-day a well-known orchardist named. Chas. George Lewis Lauffer, of Smith's Mill, was, it is alleged, deliberately shot by [?] Frenchman named Frederick Maillot, who, in ...

    Article : 284 words
  50. TRANSFERENCE OF WARDERS FROM GOULBURN GAOL.

    Consternation exists among Public servants here at the transfer of two warders at the gaol for, it is alleged, having made representations through the Public Service Association to the ...

    Article : 286 words
  51. THE WAR COMMISSION.

    At the sitting of the commission appointed to inquire into the conduct of the war in South Africa, Lieutenant-Colonel John Adye, C.B., R.A., testified to the ...

    Article : 82 words
  52. CHARGES AGAINST A VICTORIAN EX-MINISTER.

    The Select Committee of the Legislative Assembly appointed to inquire into the charges made against Mr. M'Kenzie, ex-Minister for Lands, concluded taking evidence to-day. Several officers of the ...

    Article : 167 words
  53. R.M.S. ORMUZ AT FREMANTLE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 109 words
  54. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Lieutenant-General Lord Methuen has declined to accept the position of Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Malta rendered vacant by the promotion of ...

    Article : 137 words
  55. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced of the Rev. Charles John Abraham, D.D., formerly Bishop of Wellington, New Zealand, aged 88 years. ...

    Article : 85 words
  56. FIRE ON A WHARF.

    At an early hour this morning a fire was discovered in a stack of straw containing about 600 bales at the Union Company's wharf, D[?]itt-street. The watchman s[?]ut the alarm to the Metropolitan Fire ...

    Article : 68 words
  57. STOCK MOVEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 140 words
  58. FEDERAL CAPITAL SITE COMMISSIONERS.

    The Federal Commissioners for the capital sits wera here to-day, and remained a short time. They are en route to Eden and Bombala for the purpose of inspecting the Southern Monaro site. ...

    Article : 41 words
  59. "HEALTH IS WEALTH."

    And if the children are allowed to play in the open air, and have their pockets stuffed with ARNOTT'S MILK ARROWROOTS, the result will be satisfactory. Healthy growing children are always ...

    Article : 58 words
  60. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 1s 10d per ounce standard. ...

    Article : 17 words
  61. PERFECTION

    Fairly describes Arnott's Milk Arrowroot Biscuits-because they are made by the most perfect machinery from perfect ingredieuts,—Advt. ...

    Article : 19 words
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