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  2. THE MONSOON RAINS.

    Almost every portion of the State has benefited to a greater or lesser degree by the monsoonal rains As far as the north-eastern section of the State is concerned, there has been a partial break-up of the ...

    Article : 232 words
  3. INTERNATIONAL CRICKET.

    To-day the weather was unsettled and the wicket was soft. There was a moderate attendance of spectators. Howell is suffering from rheumatism and Saunders fielded as ...

    Article : 733 words
  4. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Parliament of Cape Colony opened yesterday. The Governor, Sir W. Hely-Hutchinson, in his speech opening the session, announced the ...

    Article : 229 words
  5. THE KING.

    " Truth " states that the King's cruise in the Royal yacht will include Ireland, and that his Majesty will pay a visit to the Cork Exhibition. He will arrive at Aberdeen at the ...

    Article : 56 words
  6. LATE EDITION.

    At Canterbury to-day after the dismissal of Trumper Hill filled the vacancy and was bowled by Hearne when he had scored 8. Two for 52. ...

    Article : 400 words
  7. COMMONWEALTH NOTES.

    In the course of answers to questions in the Senate this afternoon, Mr. Drake said the Victorian Customs revenue for the year preceding federation was £2,342,485; for 1901 it was £2,564,501; and ...

    Article : 470 words
  8. THE PUBLIC FINANCES.

    The question of retrenchment was farther considered by Ministers yesterday. The desire of the Government, as pointed out in yesterday's "Herald," is to economise in such a way as will cause the least ...

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  9. RECEIVES THE SHAH.

    The Shah of Persia visited the King yesterday aboard the yacht Victoria and Albert in the Solont. The interview between the Sovereigns lasted two hours. The Shah received ...

    Article : 54 words
  10. THE BOER GENERALS.

    The Hague correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph" is authorised to contradict the statement that the Boer Generals claim money from ex-President Kruger. The ...

    Article : 65 words
  11. NOTES IN THE STATE PARLIAMENT.

    Immediately the Legislative Assembly met yesterday afternoon the Premier stated that he was delighted to be able to announce to the House that there had been a bountiful ...

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  12. STATEMENT IN THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    As soon as the Legislative Assembly met yesterday afternoon the Premier rose and said:—I am delighted to be able to announce to the House that there has been a considerable fall of rain over a very ...

    Article : 439 words
  13. INTERVIEW WITH MR. KRUGER.

    General Botha and Commandants do Wet and Delarey yesterday had an interview extending over three hours with Mr. Kruger at Utrecht. ...

    Article : 91 words
  14. THE PROPOSED COMMISSION.

    The " Times " states that such a commission as is proposed by the Afrikander members of the Cape House of Assembly would be a deliberate slight to Great Britain, ...

    Article : 63 words
  15. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

    The House of Representatives held a short sitting this afternoon. Before the formal business was entered upon Mr. Deakin had to submit to a fusillade of questions on the subject of suspension of the ...

    Article : 527 words
  16. THE COMMONWEALTH TARIFF.

    Prior to his departure from London Sir Edmund Burton was interviewed regarding the differences between the House of Representatives and the Senate over the tariff. Sir ...

    Article : 139 words
  17. POLICY OF AUTONOMOUS FREEDOM.

    The "South African News" (the Dutch organ) published at Capetown declares that it will support that party which has for its policy securing for South ...

    Article : 64 words
  18. GREAT BRITAIN AND COLOMBIA.

    The British cruiser Pha[?]ton has gone to Buenavantura, a town and free port in the Republic of Colombia, owing to the action of the Colombian Government in endeavouring ...

    Article : 50 words
  19. RESETTLING THE COUNTRY.

    Lord Milner speaking at Barberton on a branch of the Delagoa line declared that good progress was being made in settling the country in all ...

    Article : 71 words
  20. INTERVIEW WITH MR. RUSSELL.

    The Government Astronomer, upon being interviewed by a reporter of the " Herald " last evening in regard to the welcome rains which have fallen in the interior, said: " Rain continued to fall ...

    Article : 260 words
  21. CONFLICT IN THE FRENCH SOUDAN.

    A force of Moors attacked a French supply column near Ain del Keli in the French Soudan. Several men were killed on both sides. ...

    Article : 38 words
  22. SIR EDMUND BARTON.

    Sir Edmund and Lady Barton, Sir John and Lady Forrest, and Mr. Austen Chapman, M.P., left London to-day on their return to Australia. Large crowds gathered at Euston ...

    Article : 159 words
  23. RETURN OF GENERAL CRONJE.

    General Cronje and 997 other prisoners have sailed from St. Helena for Capetown. ...

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  24. REFERENCE IN PARLIAMENT.

    In the Legislative Assembly last night, Mr. Rose, M.L.A., gave notice of his intention on Tuesday next to move the following motion:—" 1. That, in the opinion of this House, no fresh appointments should ...

    Article : 69 words
  25. THE LIQUOR TRAFFIC.

    A public meeting held at Pretoria has resolved to urge the Government to introduce State control of the liquor traffic. ...

    Article : 29 words
  26. THE VENEZUELAN REVOLUTION.

    The United States, Great Britain, France, and Germany declare that the blockade of the Venezuelan ports (the blockade being due to the revolution) is inefficient. ...

    Article : 163 words
  27. REDUCTION OF FODDER DUTIES.

    The State Premier a few days ago sent telegrams to the Premiers of the other States asking them to urge their respective Parliaments to adopt resolutions urging the Federal Government to suspend the ...

    Article : 348 words
  28. THE TRANSPORTS.

    It is reported that the troopship Montrose had more than ample accommodation for 1050 officers and men on the roll when she left Durban, and an inspection made last night showed that everything was in ...

    Article : 246 words
  29. LIGHT RAIN ON THE CATCHMENT AREA.

    Only very light rain has fallen on the catchment area. For the 24 hours ending 9 o'clock yesterday morning only 2 points had fallen at the Cataract, and 8 at Prospect. ...

    Article : 37 words
  30. HALL v. HALL DIVORCE SUIT.

    The Hall v. Hall divorce case was resumed to-day, when Sir Josiah Symon continued the cross-examination of Mrs. Hall. Respondent said she told her husband everything in connection with the charges ...

    Article : 437 words
  31. SPLENDID FALLS IN THE NORTH-WEST.

    Rain commenced to fall steadily about 4 p.m. yesterday, and continued almost without cessation during the night and to-day. About 8 o'clock tonight heavy thunder and vivid lightning occurred, ...

    Article : 137 words
  32. MATCH AGAINST KENT.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 166 words
  33. THE PEARL INDUSTRY IN WESTERN-AUSTRALIA.

    The report on the pearlshelling industry of North-west Australia by Mr. M.S. Warton, resident magistrate at Broo[?], Western Australia, was laid on the table of the House of Representatives to-day. It ...

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  34. THE HON. W. BENNETT ON TOUR.

    The Hon. W. Bennett, accompanied by Mr. Hay, of the Forestry Department, arrived here yesterday from Kew. In the evening he was waited on in the Taree School of Arts hall by a large deputation, ...

    Article : 153 words
  35. THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY.

    "Truth" states that the infirmities of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Temple, are increasing, and that he intends to resign at the end of the year. The same journal states ...

    Article : 58 words
  36. RAIN AT BROKEN HILL AND WHITE CLIFFS.

    Light intermittent showers fell at Broken Hill in the morning, but early this afternoon the wind, which veered from the east to the south-west, brought a heavy bank of clouds, and there was a ...

    Article : 240 words
  37. THE CANCER RESEARCH FUND.

    The Duke of Bedford has contributed £3000 to the Cancer Research Fund. ...

    Article : 19 words
  38. MEETINGS IN THE COUNTRY.

    A public meeting was held last night, when resolutions were carried proposing remission of the duties on fodder. COOTAMUNDRA, Thursday. ...

    Article : 394 words
  39. IRELAND.

    Mr. Dennis Kilbride, of Athlone, appeared before the magistrates on a charge of inciting the Westmeath Nationalists to murder a landlord. The magistrates disagreed ...

    Article : 48 words
  40. LONDON AND GLOBE FINANCE CORPORATION.

    As the Director of Public Prosecutions has declined to take action against certain persons in connection with the failure of the London and Globe Finance Corporation, the ...

    Article : 45 words
  41. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day Mr. Beazley moved for a return showing all State buildings in occupation by the Commonwealth Government, the cost of alterations and repairs, and the amount ...

    Article : 410 words
  42. DEPARTURE FROM ENGLAND.

    The Australian team will probably leave England for South Africa on September 20. ...

    Article : 19 words
  43. THE BRITISH ACADEMY.

    The King has granted a charter for the incorporation of the British Academy for the promotion of Historical, Philosophical, and Philological studies. ...

    Article : 236 words
  44. INTER-EMPIRE TRADE.

    Possibly Canada, Australia, and New Zealand will co-operate in subsidising a fast line of steamers in the Pacific if Great Britain will join. ...

    Article : 36 words
  45. RAINFALLS FOR 24 HOURS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 259 words
  46. CHURCH NEWS.

    The Archbishop of Sydney held a confirmation service in St. Luke's Church, Liverpool, on Wednesday afternoon, when the Rev. J. Shearman (the rector) presented 32 candidates, 21 males and 11 ...

    Article : 42 words
  47. R.M.S. ORUBA AT FREMANTLE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 80 words
  48. A GUNNER KILLED.

    Yesterday a gunner of H.M.S. Victoria, while assisting to fire the salute to the Shah, was killed owing to a charge exploding prematurely. ...

    Article : 33 words
  49. LATE MINING.

    The management of Lake View Consols report the crosscut put in west at the north drive, seventh level, at a point 125ft. from theshaft, has cut a lode 311ft. out, which averaged 11dwt., with a width of 3[?]ft. A ...

    Article : 141 words
  50. THE PLAGUE.

    The Commissioner for Public Health has [?]eived a wire from Townsville to the effect that the plague patient, who is a wharf labourer, has succumbed to the disease. ...

    Article : 37 words
  51. MOTOR CAR ACCIDENT.

    Miss Agnes Logan, an Australian lady, has been killed in a motor car accident at Howwood, in Renirewshire. ...

    Article : 32 words
  52. THE LATEST RECORDS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 176 words
  53. THE KING

    of Drinks is Wolfe's Schanpps—a beverage, a stimulant, a tonic, an app[?]tiser, and the finest thing you can have in the ho[?] for a medicine.—Advt. ...

    Article : 28 words
  54. GIVE THE CHILDREN

    a chance to grow strong and healthy. Keep a tin of ARNOTTS MILK ARROWROOT BISCUITS in the house. Always ask for ARNOTT'S.—Advt. ...

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  55. THE PURITY AND QUALITY.

    of ARNOTT'S MILK ARROWROOT BISCUTTS as the ideal food for children has never been questioned. ARNOTT'S are quite the b[?]t.—Advt. ...

    Article : 27 words
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