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  2. COUNTRY NEWS.

    A fire occurred on the premises of Mr. C. Lemnon's cordial factory, Sandwych-street, at 11 p.m. yesterday. Th eorigin was due to kerosene lamp being overturned. The fire brigade quickly extinguished the ...

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  3. NEWCASTLE.

    The sittings of the Arbitration Court were resumed to-day before Mr. Justice Cohen (president) and Messrs. Cruicksbank and Smith. In the matter of an industrial dispute between the ...

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  4. VICTORIA.

    James Peters, whose wanton ill-treatment of a boy named Sibbald at Mentone in November created a sensation, was tried at the General Sessions to-day on two charges of unlawfully assaulting the lad. ...

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  5. SECOND EDITION

    About a quarter to 1 this morning a fire was discovered in the billiard-room of the Australia Hotel, and the room with its contents was destroyed before the flames could be got under ...

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  6. FATALITIES AND ACCIDENTS.

    A young man named Jones, living at Bowrie Creek, was handling a loaded rifle to-day, when the charge exploded. The bullet out a furrow along Jones's breast, and then along one of his ...

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  7. THE KING.

    The King passed an excellent night. It is expected that his Majesty will have a drive on Friday, and that he will return to London on Monday. ...

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  8. MR. CHAMBERLAIN.

    Mr. Chamberlain, in his speeches at Bloemfontein, promised that the new colonies would have a progressive Government on the lines of the policy followed out by ...

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  9. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Count von Bulow the Imperial Chancellor, in replying in the German Reichstag to the contention of some members that a fleet was not needed, asserted that the majority of ...

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  10. THE GINNINDERRA TRAGEDY.

    An application was recently made to the Premier, on behalf of Mrs. Sarah Heaps, of Wodonga, for compensation for the loss of her son, who was shot by mistake at Ginninderra on July 25. A letter has ...

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  11. A RIFLE ACCIDENT.

    A young man, Luke Pearson, was driving home in a sulky this afternoon on his return from a shooting outing, when his pea rifle exploded, the bullet entering his abdomen and inflicting a serious wound. ...

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  12. VENEZUELA.

    Count von Bulow, the Imperial Chancellor, speaking in the Reichstag yesterday, said that Germany was pursuing in Venezuela exactly the same line as Great Britain and Italy. ...

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  13. MR. TOM MANN AS LABOUR ORGANISER.

    It was reported at to-night's meeting of the Trades Hall Council that 29 unions had promised to contribute £331 towards the £600 required to secure Mr. Tom Mann's services as organiser for a year. ...

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  14. THE WRECKED BARQUE INVERLOCHY.

    The barque Inverlochy, which was wrecked some time ago on Hereford Reef, has broken up. Only her stern now remains on the reef, and the beach for several miles is strewn with wreckage and general ...

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  15. DEATH BY SUFFOCATION.

    The Coroner has been informed of the death of Mr. Garrett Fitzgerald, 63, who was found dead in bed on Thursday morning by his son. A post-mortem examination showed a recent bruise under the ...

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  16. TYPHOID FEVER OUTBREAK.

    At the last meeting of the municipal council the Mayor (Mr. F. J. Thomas) referred to the outbreak of typhoid in the town. He said the disease emanated from a spot situated at the east of the ...

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  17. THE FEDERAL CAPITAL OF SOUTH AFRICA.

    An address of welcome from the municipalities of the Orange River Colony was presented to Mr. Chamberlain at Bloemfontein on Wednesday. The address expressed a ...

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  18. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    In Novembor a cablegram was received stating that a collision had occurred at St. Vincent, in which the steamer Edderton was badly damaged. The Edderton reached Fremantle on Thursday. The ...

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  19. MR. BOWEN'S CONDUCT.

    Sir M. Herbert, British Ambassador at Washington, addressed to Mr. H, W. Bowen, the Venezuelan arbitration representative, a rather heated observation in regard to his ...

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  20. A RAILWAY GUARD INJURED.

    At Hartley Vale station this afternoon Guard Henry Colless, one of the oldest in the service, was in the act of putting a truck on to the tram which he had charge of when he met with an accident. The ...

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  21. A PROSPEROUS BOROUGH.

    A statement shows that the council's receipts from all sources for the past year were over £4000. There were large credit balances in the water and gas accounts. The borough is in a prosperous state ...

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  22. HOSPITALS.

    At the adjourned meeting of hospital subscribers last evening the ballot for the election of committee resulted in the following being elected:— Messrs. E. Whitney, R. Mooy, E. P. R. Freestone, ...

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  23. AN AUSTRALIAN NAVY.

    Mr. H. Copeland, Agent-General for New South Wales, in addressing the Scottish branches of the British Empire League at Edinburgh, said that as Australia had grown ...

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  24. THE PLAGUE.

    Two more infected rats have been discovered at Fremantle. The racing stables owned by Mr. Saunders at Guildford were destroyed by fire on Thursday. There ...

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  25. ANOTHER WAR LEVY.

    President Castro has levied another contribution of £100,000 upon the citizens and foreigners at Caracas. ...

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  26. DEATH OF A WOMAN IN A BATH.

    Mrs. Nelho Prewett, residing at Moonee Ponds, went into a bath at 7 o'clock this morning. Thinking she was an unusually long time away her husband went to look, and on pushing open the bathroom ...

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  27. PLAIN SPEAKING TO THE CLERGY.

    The "Standard" reports that Mr. Chamberlain spoke plainly in his interview at Lichtenburg with the clergy of the Dutch Reformed Church. He denounced the pastoral ...

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  28. SEDITION IN RUSSIA.

    The Kieff correspondent of the "Times" states that members of the secret police of Russia engaged in the factories in the south have discovered seditious ...

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  29. A PECULIAR ERROR.

    An accident happened to Mr. George Frew, of Central station, near Cobar, last night. He had arrived by the mail tram from Cobar, and retired to bed at the Royal Hotel. He awakened about ...

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  30. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. H J. Scott, who has been appointed representative in South Australia for the exhibition in Capetown next November, is busily engaged in bringing the objects of the exposition under the ...

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  31. THE UNITED STATES.

    It was expected that the Senate would ratify the treaty between Great Britain and the United States providing for referring the dispute of the Alaska boundary to a ...

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  32. QUARTER SESSIONS.

    At the Quarter Sessions Court yesterday Judge Gibson presided. Mr. Murray was Crown Prosecutor. George Applebie, a youth was charged with forgery and uttering. He pleaded guilty, ...

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  33. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 1s 9 15-16d per ounce standard. ...

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  34. SUICIDE OF A COUNCILLOR.

    At the inquest to-day on the body of Councillor John M'Rae, of the city of Richmond, the jury fouud that death was due to poisoning by strychnine, self-administered, and that there was no evidence to show ...

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  35. COMMONWEALTH NOTES.

    Sir Edmund Barton stated yesterday that some misunderstanding seemed to have arisen with respect to the reply that he gave to a deputation which waited on him in Melbourne the other day about the ...

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  36. THE COAL EXPORT TRADE.

    The following vessels cleared at the Customs to-day:—The steamer Oonah, for Hobart, via Sydney, with 700 tons of coal, 47 cases of biscuits, and sundries; the barque Santa, for Coquimbo, with 1497 ...

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  37. AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL.

    The last meeting of the Glen Innes District Pastures and Stock Protection Board as at present constituted was held in the court-house to-day. The treasurer submitted the balance-sheet for the past ...

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  38. STATE OF THE COUNTRY.

    A meeting of the Drought Relief Fund Committee was held yesterday at the Town Hall. The Lord Mayor (Alderman Thomas Hughes) presided, and a representative gathering included air James Fairfax, ...

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  39. QUEENSLAND.

    At Charters Towers last night the police made a raid on Bertolo's Bilbard-room, Mosman-street. Fourteen dice were found, 10 of which were "crooked." At the police court to-day Betolo was ...

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  40. BITTEN BY A SNAKE.

    A boy named Oscar Feld, aged 12½ years, living near Maralan, while out rabbiting this morning put his left hand into a log to get a rabbit, and he felt something bite him on the third finger. Thinking it ...

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  41. BOERS' DOUBTS DISPELLED.

    Mr. Chamberlain has had an interview at Bloemfontein with leading Boers. The replies of the Colonial Secretary dispelled any lingering doubts which the Boers may have ...

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  42. THE WAR COMMISSION.

    Colonel M. F. Rimington, the organiser of Rimington's Guides in the South African campaign, in giving evidence before the Royal Commission on the War yesterday, expressed ...

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  43. MEAT EXPORT AND AGENCY COMPANY.

    The twelfth annual meeting of the Queensland Meat Export and Agency Company was held to-day. The report and balance-sheet recommending payment of a dividend of 10 per cent., and a bonus of ...

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  44. THE WEATHER.

    There was a welcome change in the weather conditions yesterday the maximum reading of the thermometer being but 77·9. Light showers fell in the city during the course of Thursday night, but the ...

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  45. THE SULPHIDE CORPORATION.

    The weekly smelting return of the Sulphide Corporation shows that 948 tons of ore were treated producing bullion and matte containing 1572oz. of gold, 21,444oz. silver, and 249 tons of lead. ...

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  46. NEW ZEALAND.

    Early this morning a fire broke out on the ship Machribanish, which was loading wool at Wellington, for London. The fire was quickly subdued, not much damage being done, although a ...

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  47. CONTROL OF THE RAILWAYS.

    Mr. Chamberlain is establishing one nonpolitical board to control the railways of the Transvaal and the Orange River Colony. The board, which will consist of official and ...

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  48. SOUTH COAST.

    One of the Ayrshire cows brought from Scotland by Mr. Edward Pritchard has died at Numba. GRAFTON, Friday. The Chamber of Commerce last nigth resolved to ...

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  49. THE MESSAGERIES MARITIMES COMPANY.

    The Messageries Maritimes Company will withdraw the Polynesien and Australian from the Australian service, substituting the steamers Dumbea and Nora ...

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  50. NORFOLK ISLAND.

    The steamer Tambo arrived here this morning. She was to leave again in the afternoon. ...

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  51. PRINTING THE QUEENSLAND ROLLS.

    Some time ago the State Government informed the Federal Government that it was prepared to print the federal electoral rolls in the State Government Printing Office, but so far no definite ...

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  52. SIR WILLIAM HARCOURT'S APPROVAL.

    Sir William Vernon Harcourt, M.P. (Liberal), in a letter to the "Times," refers in complimentary terms to Mr. Chamberlain's progress in improving the racial relations in ...

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  53. TASMANIA.

    The half-yearly report of the Launceston Gas Company shows £5403 to the credit of the profit and loss account, out of which an interim dividend of 4 per cent. has been declared. ...

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  54. TRANSFERENCE OF WARDERS AT GOULBURN GAOL.

    Respecting the removol of the Goulburn warders and Mr. Noitenstei[?]'s statement in to-day "Herald" that he had not consented to receive representations from the Public Service Association, it is pointed out ...

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  55. LATE MINING.

    {No abstract available}

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  56. SOUTH AFRICA.

    Owing to the absence of early notification that the Immigration Act of Cape Colony would be enforced, between one thousand and two thousand aliens are voyaging to ...

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  57. THE FEDERAL ELECTORAL LAW.

    There have been a number of complaints notably from Queensland, about the delay that has apparently taken place in putting the federal electora law into operation. It is quite possible that ...

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  58. SYDNEY WATER SUPPLY.

    Three points of rain fell at Prospect during Thursday. The flow of the rivers on the catchment area for the 24 hours ended at 9 a.m. yesterday was as ...

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  59. THE VICTORIAN MINISTRY.

    The State Cabinet held a lengthy sitting to-day to consider the question of dealing with the vacancies created in the Ministry by Mr. R. Reid'e resignation as Minister for Education consequent upon his ...

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  60. A FRENCH DESTROYER SUNK.

    The French torpedo-boat destroyer Espingole struck a rock in the Bay of Cavalaire yesterday and Bank. The crew was saved. The Espingole was only two years old, and had a ...

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  61. QUEENSLAND.

    Following were the principal rainfalls for the 24 hours ended at 9 o'clock to-day:—Ayr 26 points, Clare 10, Clarke River 50, Coen 23, Croydon 43, Fairview 137, Hillgrove 22, M'Donnell 15, Mein ...

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  62. MEDALS FOR CORRESPONDENTS.

    War medals without clasps have been awarded to the following Australian war correspondents:—Messrs. D. Macdonald, King, Pontin, W. J. Lambie (who was killed), F. ...

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  63. ADMINISTRATION OF MACEDONIA.

    A movement has been initiated to secure in Southern Macedonia Greek administration on the lines followed in Crete. ...

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  64. INDUSTRY ON THE MOUNTAINS.

    At the ironworks operations during the week have been fairly active. The large and small bar mills which started on Monday morning have run up to Saturday noon. No. 1 shoot mill started on ...

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  65. THE ROBERTSON ELECTORATE.

    Mr. Henry Willis, M.P., has arranged to make a tour of the Robertson electorate, beginning on Monday. During the tour he well address meetings at the principal centres on federal legislation and ...

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  66. THE STOCK RETURNS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 106 words
  67. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Warwickshire County Cricket Club is opposed to the widening of the wicket, and suggests that the height be increased by 2 inches. ...

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  68. REDUCTION OF BRITISH TAXATION.

    In connection with the statements of Mr. C. T. Ritchie, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, that he hoped to afford relief to the taxpayers in March, the "Times" ...

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  69. PUBLIC SERVICE EXAMINATIONS.

    Large numbers of applications are being received daily to take part in the Federal Pulic Service examination at Easter. It is anticipated that there will be between 5000 and 6000 candidates. ...

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  70. STOCK DECREASE IN THE DUBBO DISTRICT.

    The yearly stock returns show a decrease of 125,825 horses, 153,280 cattle, and 968,911 sheep, when compared with last year's returns. IF YOU WANT TO BORROW MONEY, go to ...

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  71. ROBBERY AT THE HAY MARKET.

    The police have received information of a robbery which occurred on Thursday evening at No. 3 Simmons-buildings, off Cambpbell-street, Haymarket. It is stated that a bedroom occupied by a Ch[?]man ...

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  72. D[?]TRICT COURT.

    The D[?]rt concluded its sitting to-day before A[?]ge Hamilton. In the action Kidd versus Haw[?] wherein the jury returned a verdict yesterda[?] 1s, costs were allowed under ...

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