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  2. NEW ZEALAND.

    Messrs. Kinsey, Barns, and Co., of Christchurch, are agents for the New Zealand African Steamship Company, which has procured the contract for the South African service. The identity of the company ...

    Article : 64 words
  3. VICTORIA.

    Lady Tennyson held a small reception at Government House this afternoon, when Signerina Sassoli (the talented young harpist, who came to Australia with Madame Melba) played several selections. ...

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  4. MINING DISASTER.

    About 3 a.m. to-day a collapse, apparently of some magnitude, occurred in the southern working of the Central Mine, extending from the 500ft. level to the surface. Thomas Jordan, 19, single, and ...

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  5. SECOND EDITION

    At the weekly auctions of Australasian tallow to-day 1725 casks were offered and 1450 casks were sold. Prices were:—Fine mutton 35s 6d, medium mutton 31s 9d; fine ...

    Article : 46 words
  6. SPECIAL CABLES.

    In the strike districts of Pennsylvania 43,000 troops are stationed. It is reported that President Roosevelt intends under the law of domain to nationalise ...

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  7. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Berlin correspondent of the "Standard" is authoritatively informed in reference to the proposal that the German Emperor should grant an audience to the Boer generals that ...

    Article : 68 words
  8. COMMONWEALTH NOTES.

    Senator Cameron, who recently returned from England with the Commonwealth Coronation Contingent, of which he was in command, made his reappearance in the Senate this afternoon, and was ...

    Article : 771 words
  9. STATE RIPARIAN RIGHTS.

    A petition bearing 3600 signatures obtained from various parts of the State has been sout to the Federal Parliament asking the Commonwealth Government to take such steps as will safeguard the ...

    Article : 86 words
  10. MR. G. H. REID'S TOUR.

    This morning Mr. G. H. Reid was driven round Colac, and subsequently left by the morning train for Terang, one of the most progressive towns of the Western district in the last few years. He was ...

    Article : 108 words
  11. PERSONAL ITEMS.

    The Rev. S. M. Creagh, who was for nearly 5[?] years a missionary of the Loudon Missionary Society, died at his residence, Redmyro-road, Strathfield, yesterday morning, at the age of 76. In the year 1853 ...

    Article : 476 words
  12. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 23½d per ounce standard. ...

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  13. CAPE POLITICS.

    In the Cape Colony House of Assembly on Monday night Mr. A. Douglass, the Colonial Secretary, moved that the Thebus irrigation scheme be read the third time. ...

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  14. NOTES IN THE STATE PARLIAMENT.

    In consequence of the unavoidable absence of the Atterney-General the motions for the second reading of the State Children Bill and the Regulation of Wages in Coal Mines Bill were postponed. The ...

    Article : 696 words
  15. THE EDUCATION BILL.

    Cardinal Vaughan, in a letter to Mr. J. Redmond, the leader of the Irish Nationalists in the House of Commons, strongly appealed to the Nationalists to support the Education ...

    Article : 162 words
  16. PROJECTED RAILWAY EXPENDITURE.

    An urgent memorandum was recently addressed to the Minister for Railways by Mr. Fitzpatrick, Acting Commissioner, pointing out that the expenditure of £260,000 on the permanent way renewals during the ...

    Article : 92 words
  17. PRESIDENT'S EFFORTS AT A SETTLEMENT.

    President Roosevelt offered at his conference with the mineowners and Mr. Mitchell, the president of the Miners' Union, that if the strikers resumed work he would appoint a ...

    Article : 74 words
  18. RAILWAY RETRENCHMENT.

    The steps taken by the Minister for Railways in reducing the number of employees of the Railway Department is causing anxiety in the service. Already in the traffic branch Mr. Lochhead has been ...

    Article : 262 words
  19. AID FROM ENGLAND.

    The Miners' Federation at Southport has voted —1000 towards the rolief of the American strikers. ...

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  20. THE DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH.

    The Dutch Reformed Church of the Transvaal has asked the Government for assistance in the re-erection and the repair of its church buildings. The Church urges in ...

    Article : 86 words
  21. CHINA.

    Chang Chi-tung, the Viceroy of the Liang-hu provinces, has been provisionally transferred to Nanking (Vice-royalty of the Liang-kiang), in succession to the late ...

    Article : 41 words
  22. BILL DISCUSSED BY THE NATIONALISTS.

    A meeting of the Irish Nationalist party was held at Dublin yesterday, the subject under discussion being the Education Bill. The result of the deliberations of the party ...

    Article : 85 words
  23. DARING ATTEMPT AT GAOL SMUGGLING.

    An attempt made by three men to smuggle a quantity of stores into Pentridge Prison for the benefit of their associates inside its walls was frustrated in the early hours of this morning by two of the ...

    Article : 219 words
  24. BRITISH AND JAPANESE MINISTERS ON LEAVE.

    Sir E. M, Satow, the British Minister at Peking, and Komura Yataro, the Japanese Ministor, will depart from Peking on their way home at the end of October. They have ...

    Article : 49 words
  25. DEATH OF MR. SIMON L. GOODMAN.

    A well-known resident of Sydney passed away on Tuesday in the person of Mr. Simon L. Goodman, who died at his residence, St. Elme, 78 Bondi-road, Bondi, at the age of 86 years. The deceased had ...

    Article : 257 words
  26. LORD MILNER'S TOUR.

    Lord Milner is touring the Lydenburg and Zoutpansberg districts, Northern Transvaal, and is examining the grievances of settlers. ...

    Article : 24 words
  27. THE CONDUCT OF THE WAR.

    The Royal Commission, with Lord Elgin as chairman, appointed to inquire into the conduct of the war, commenced its labours in London. The press advocates that the ...

    Article : 127 words
  28. FRANCE AND SIAM.

    A treaty between France and Siam has been signed at Paris. The treaty gives France a special position in the Mekong Valley, and Siam cedes to France portion of the shore ...

    Article : 330 words
  29. ATTITUDE OF THE FREE CHURCHES.

    Out of 489 local councils of the Evangelical and Free Churches 412 favour a refusal to pay rates under the new Education Bill, 29 are opposed to the refusal to pay, and 48 are ...

    Article : 46 words
  30. THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONERSHIP.

    Questioned to-day as to whether any decision had been arrived at with regard to permanently filling the office of Railway Commissioner, Mr. Bent stated that it had not oven been mentioned in Cabinet ...

    Article : 232 words
  31. THE LATE MR. LANCELOT ERIC LLOYD.

    Mr. Lancelot Erie Lloyd, well known in cricketing circles, succumbed to an attack of typhoid fever, at his residence, Kurrahgein, Bayswater-road, Roossly, Gardens, on Tuesday. The deceased was the elder ...

    Article : 437 words
  32. THE AUSTRALIAN SQUADRON.

    Vice-Admiral A. D. Fanshawe has been appointel Commander-in-Chief of the Australian Squadron in succession to Vice-Admiral Sir Lewis Beaumont. The press is ...

    Article : 547 words
  33. FINANCIAL PANIC IN CANADA.

    A financial panic has occurred in Montreal and in other Canadian markets. The stringency of money after intemperate speculations led to a liquidation of ...

    Article : 80 words
  34. THE PROPOSED TOUR ROUND AUSTRALIA.

    Sir William Lyne is kept busy defending his proposal for a tour round Australia by federal members. He is still of opinion that the expense incurred would be money well spent. " My ideas for the trip," said ...

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  35. SIR EDMUND BARTON.

    A meeting was held at Tattersall's-chambers yesterday to take steps to accord a public welcome to Sir Edmund Barton on his return from England. Mr. O.C. Beale was elected chairman. The following ...

    Article : 237 words
  36. TASMANIA.

    Regarding the Lyell Blocks dispute, at which Messrs. Harrison and Curtain, inspectors of mines, acting on the instigation of the Mines Department, proceeded to North Lyell and met Mr. Crittenden, ...

    Article : 118 words
  37. FRANCE.

    General Percin, private secretary of General Andre (the French Minister for War), fought a duel with a member of the staff of the "Gaulois " who had accused him with shaking ...

    Article : 55 words
  38. THE NAVY.

    It is intended to increase the Cruiser Squadron to four armoured and four protected cruisers. [The cruiser squadron at present consists of ...

    Article : 97 words
  39. RETURN OF ALDERMAN TAYLOR.

    Alderman Allen Taylor and Mrs. Taylor, of Annandale, who have been on an extended visit to England, returned yesterday, and raceived a hearty welcome home from a large number of friends and ...

    Article : 255 words
  40. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Assembly the Estimates were further considered, but progress was slow. In the Council the debate on the second reading of the Income Tax Bill was continued. The fate of the bill ...

    Article : 92 words
  41. GREAT COAL STRIKE.

    Soventy thousand coal miners in the North of France, in Loire, Central France, and at Carmaux, Southern France, constituting twothirds of the French colliers, have struck ...

    Article : 48 words
  42. OFFICIAL INFORMATION.

    The following telegram was received yesterday by Mr. Slee, Chief Inspector of Mines, from Mr. D. Mills, Inspector of Mines at Broken Hill:—"A creep on the boundary between the Central and South ...

    Article : 375 words
  43. INCREASING THE SPEED OF TORPEDOERS.

    The Admiralty, with a view to increasing the speed of the vessels, has decided that the 27-knot torpedo boat destroyers shall carry only one torpedo tube, and that the first-class ...

    Article : 75 words
  44. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly on Tuesday several bills which had been already considered were re-committed, including the Crown Lands Bill. In the discussion the Speaker, Sir Jenkin Coles, admitted that a great ...

    Article : 141 words
  45. LOSS OF A FISHING BOAT.

    Evidence gathered this morning confirms the belief that a fishing party composed of Messrs, Post and Kentish and a boy named Cyril Bradley, who left St. Kilda on Saturday in the boat Yankes on a ...

    Article : 135 words
  46. ISLINGTON BUTTER SHOW.

    Fifty lots of New South Wales and Victorian butter were exhibited at the Islington dairy show. No New Zealand butter was shown and Canada's consignment arrived too ...

    Article : 102 words
  47. BRITISH TRADE.

    The Board of Trade returns for September have been published. They show that the value of the imports has increased by £3,555,700 and the value of the exports has ...

    Article : 53 words
  48. THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS.

    The Australian team of cricketers arrived at Capetown on Monday, and was welcomed by the Mayor of the city, who afterwards entertained the members at ...

    Article : 101 words
  49. UNFORTUNATE SHIPPING CASUALTY.

    The long list of sailors lost at sea was added to during the voyage to this port from Frederickshald of the ship Hinemoa, two of the crew having been swept overboard in a gale. They were both young ...

    Article : 200 words
  50. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly to-day the Roads Bill was considered in committee, and the greater part of the measure was agreed to with amendments. The Fremantle Harbour Trust Bill was read the third time ...

    Article : 63 words
  51. R.M.S. INDIA AT FREMANTLE.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 213 words
  52. THE PACIFIC CABLE.

    The steamer Colonia buoyed the Pacific cable off Fanning Island on Octobor 6. ...

    Article : 20 words
  53. TASMANIA.

    In the House of Assembly the bill reducing the payment to members was thrown out. Federation in legal practice is debarred by the rejection of a clause in the Legal Practitioners Bill permitting any ...

    Article : 190 words
  54. WHEAT FOR GREAT BRITAIN.

    Sir Wilfrid Laurier, the Premier of Canada, speaking at the Corn Exchange, Liverpool, yesterday, said that in ten years, or within twenty years, Canada would be able to meet ...

    Article : 46 words
  55. CARDINAL MORAN.

    Cardinal Moran in an interview with a representative of the "Pall Mall Gazette" states he was much impressed with the excellent spirit of order, and religion in Ireland, ...

    Article : 48 words
  56. MADAME MELBA.

    Some 1200 persons attended the reception held in the Town Hall to-night by the Mayor and the Mayoress (Sir Samuel and Lady Gillott) in honour of Madame Melba. The function was brilliantly ...

    Article : 206 words
  57. INTERVIEW WITH MR. HOWARD.

    Mr. F. C. Howard, managing director of the Broken Hill South Mine, when seen with reference to the disaster at the Central this afternoon, said:— "My information states that our main shaft and ...

    Article : 112 words
  58. THE MOUNT KEMBLA DISASTER.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 113 words
  59. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced of Mr. Justice Hensman, of Western Australia. Death occurred at the residence of his nephew, Mr. Fryer, of Chatteris Priory, and was due to ...

    Article : 55 words
  60. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Reuter's Agency states that 180 shocks of earthquake have occurred at Guam, Ladrone Islands. Oct. 8. ...

    Article : 58 words
  61. ACCIDENT AT FIVE DOCK.

    An accident of a serious character occurred on the Parramatta-road, Five Dock, yesterday, about 10 a.m., when a fish-hawker's cark was capsized and a man named Reginald Brown thrown out. Brown ...

    Article : 71 words
  62. THE FIRE AT CORRIMAL COLLIERY.

    The work of subduing the outbreak of fire at the Corrimal mine has been attended with every success so far. It is expected that the fire will be completely extinguished in the course of a few hours, and work ...

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  63. EXPRESS TRAIN DERAILED.

    The express from Sydney this morning was derailed four miles from Albury. The tire of one of the wheels on the last sleeping car burst. The car and the guard's van were uncoupled and the rest ...

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