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  2. THE FEDERAL PREMIER.

    Sir Edmund Barton, the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth, was welcomed home by the citizens of Sydney last night. The function took place in the Town Hall which was completely filled by an ...

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  3. QUEENSLAND.

    During the 21 hours ended at 9 o'clock to-day light rain fell throughout Wide Bay and Moreton districts, also at a couple of stations in the eastern portion of the Warung Downs. The following were ...

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  4. VICTORIA.

    The annual report of the Stock Exchange of Melbourne strongly advocates the consolidation of the various State loans and the issue of federal securities in the form of interchangeable stock and bonds, ...

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  5. THE BOER LEADERS.

    General Delarey's claim to French descent has chilled many German pro-Boers, who were accustomed to describe the Boers as Low Germans. ...

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  6. SCENE IN THE COMMONS.

    The session of the Imperial Parliament was resumed yesterday from the adjournment on August 8. In the House of Commons on their ...

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  7. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The appointment of the Commission proposed by President Roosevelt to settle the mining dispute in Pennsylvania was agreed to after a conference lasting till 2 o'clock this ...

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  8. THE UNEMPLOYED.

    Recently several of the unemployed party who were sent a way prospecting by the Government returned to Brisbane, and stated that no gold was being got, their tent had been destroyed by a bush ...

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  9. A MINING FATALITY.

    Christopher Collins, 51 miner, was killed on Thursday in a shaft of the New Chum and Victoria mine. Bendigo. Decensed and a mate, John Selwood, had tribute in the workings at 600ft., and ...

    Article : 187 words
  10. A TRIUMPHAL PROGRESS.

    The journey of Generals Botha, de Wet, and Delarey from the frontier of Germany to Berlin resembled a royal progress. The carriage way was strewn with flowers. ...

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  11. A MILITARY TROUBLE.

    Trouble has arisen at Victoria Barracks. One man states that it arose through two officers. Some men were drilling with their instructors, when one private complained to the captain that the ...

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  12. A DISPUTED VERDICT AT AN INQUEST.

    At a coroner's inquiry at Wood's Point on September 25 into the death of William Patrick Ryan, who lost his life by an explosion of dynamite in Al Mine at Raspberry Creek, the jury found " That ...

    Article : 157 words
  13. LOSSES BY THE STRIKE.

    The losses by the miners in wages are estimated at £6,000,000. Merchants and others' losses are set down at £1,250,000. The general loss is estimated at £28,000,000. ...

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  14. THE ISLAND STEAMER TANGLIN DISABLED.

    The N.D.L. island steamer Tanglin arrived off Cape Moreton at 6 o'clock this afternoon and signalled, " Must go into dock; propeller blade broken." ...

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  15. SATISFACTION AT THE TERMINATION.

    The greatest satisfaction is expressed at the termination of the strike throughout the entire coal region of the United States. The Miners' Convention will meet to-day. ...

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  16. THE DANDENONG TRAGEDY.

    The execution of August Tisler for the murder of Edward Sangal will be earned out on Monday morning. The condemned man listens with all attention to the ministrations of Pastor Sterliez, and ...

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  17. THE STUPENDOUS POWER OF TRUSTS.

    Mr. Smalley, the New York correspondent of the " Times," says that the strike has immensely impressed Americans with the stupendous power of trusts. He states that it is ...

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  18. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The foundation stone of a crematorium was laid this afternoon in the West Terrace Cemetery Reserve by the Premier. Among those present were the Attorney-General and the Hon. J. L. Parsons, who ...

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  19. ESTATES OFFERED AT AUCTION.

    Messrs. Powers, Rutherford, and Co., acting under instructions from Mrs. Ada Wallace, executrix of the will of the late Mr. John A. Wallace, offered the well known Quat Quatta Estate at auction to-day. ...

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  20. EARLY RETURN OF GENERAL DE WET.

    Owing to a death in his family, General de Wet will probably return home to South Africa shortly. ...

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  21. WHAT FOLLOWS FINANCIAL TYRANNY.

    Mr. Herbert Spencer, the eminent sociologist, predicts that the result of the financial tyranny noted by Mr. Smalley will be civil war with immense bloodshed, and eventually ...

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  22. CASES OF SUICIDE.

    Dr. Lermitte, a well-known Adelaide medical man was found dead in bed during last night. At the inquest to-day the jury returned a verdict that deceased bad taken an overdose of prussic acid, ...

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  23. ASSISTING DROUGHT DISTRICTS.

    In accordance with the expressed intention of Ministers to go us far as they can in assisting settlers to save the remnant of the drought-stricken stock, the Cabinet decided to-day that in cases where owners ...

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  24. MR. KRUGER.

    Mr. Kruger is now at Mentone, the watering place near Nice. ...

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  25. SOUTH AFRICA.

    An attempt was made to wreck a train near Pietermaritzburg, Natal. Chairs used for permanent way construction were wedged in the rails at intervals. There were 800 troops ...

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  26. THE EDUCATION BILL.

    At the City Liberal Club dinner yesterday lord Rosebery spoke on the Education Bill. He said that the larger school boards, instead of being extinguished, ought to be affiliated ...

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  27. NEW ZEALAND.

    Messrs. Kinsey, Barns, and Co., agents for the New Zealand-South African Steamship Company, state that orders are coming in very satisfactorily, but business is being done not so much by ...

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  28. THE MELBOURNE TRAGEDY.

    Public opinion in Sydney regarding the identity of the murderer of Constable Johnson at St. Kilda is in a decidedly unsettled state. The emphatic pronouncement of Constable Mitchell that the ...

    Article : 391 words
  29. TASMANIA.

    At the Agricultural Society sale to-day Merit merino ram lambs sold at 10 guineas, Southdown ditto 2 guineas, Southdown owes 1½ guinea, fat crossbbred wethers 44s, fat morino wethers 31s, prize ...

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  30. COMMONWEALTH NOTES.

    Although the States sustain a present loss owing to federal works being built out of current revenue, the commonwealth will recoup them later on, as these works are being regarded as transferred ...

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  31. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    A man named Alfred Kershaw committed suicide in his camp at Cue by cutting his throat with a blunt pocket knife. Deceased was recently an inmate of the Cue Hospital. ...

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  32. THE INSURRECTION IN TURKEY.

    The report of a massacre by Turks in Macedonia is discredited. It was stated in a cable published yesterday that 600 Macedonian women and children had crossed the ...

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  33. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The Tsinan arrived on Tuesday from southern ports with Mrs. Finnis, Miss Jennings, Messrs. Hendrie, Luxton, Bell, Davis, and five Japanese. She sailed on Thursday for Hongkong with Mrs. ...

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  34. PERSONAL ITEMS.

    Captain J. G. Legge, late adjutant of the Second Infantry Regiment, and now provisional staff officer for the Third and Fourth Infantry Regiments, returned to Sydney yesterday in the R.M.S. India, ...

    Article : 202 words
  35. VENEZUELA.

    Advices received at Willomstad, Curacao, state that in the battle at La Victoria, Tenezuelu, the forces of President Castro lost 247 men, and the revolutionists under General ...

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  36. A BARQUENTINE WRECKED.

    The barquentine May has been wrecked on the west coast of the North Island, between Manukau and Kalpara. All hands are reported to have been lost except a native boy. ...

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  37. AN IMPORTANT COAL-MINING CASE.

    To-day a test case involving important issues was heard at Korumburra Police Court, before Mr. Small man, P.M. The case was one in which the Outtrim, Howitt, and British Consolidated ...

    Article : 540 words
  38. BLOCK ON THE ELECTRIC TRAMLINE.

    Shortly before 6 o'clook last night the rear car of an electric tram proceeding to Leichhardt left the rails at the Newtown junction. The accident, happening at the busiest part of the evening, caused ...

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  39. GREATER SYDNEY.

    For some time past the Pymble Progress Association has been urging the Railway Commissioners to do something to minimise the risk to passengers in approaching and leaving the station. As far back ...

    Article : 261 words
  40. THE BISHOP OF MELBOURNE.

    The Archbishop of Canterbury will consecrate Canon Lowther Clarke as Bishop of Melbourne in St. Paul's Cathedral on All Saints' Day (November 1). ...

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  41. WELCOME TO ALDERMAN AND MRS. TAYLOR.

    A complimentary welcome-home social was tendered on Wednesday night in the Colonnade Hall, Annandale, to Alderman Allen and Mrs. Taylor and son, Master Foster Taylor, who have just returned ...

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  42. THE AMERICA CUP.

    Sir Thomas Lipton has issued a challenge for the America Cup. He describes the Shamrock Ill. as being cutter-rigged, and having a loadwater line of 90ft. ...

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  43. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Board of Trade report foreshadows a bad winter. The number of unemployed in England is rapidly increasing, and wages are falling. There is an enormous increase in the ...

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  44. QUONG TART TESTIMONIAL.

    The committee met for the last time on Thursday evening. Mr. J. P. Wright was in the chair. The treasurers announced that they had received £330, and it was decided to close the list. The presentation is ...

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  45. STOCK MOVEMENTS.

    Stock movements during the past two days were as follows:—5610 sheep trucked from Hay, destination Kiandrn, C. W. Simpson owner:4320 sheep, trucked from Hay for Yarrangobilly, A. A. Tyson; ...

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  46. DEATH OF MR. JAMES BAGGE.

    Mr. James Bagge, Auditor-General, died to-night of heart failure. He was 49 years of age. CAMPBELLTOWN, Friday. The death of Mrs. Moore, wife of the Rev. ...

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  47. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 23 5-16d per ounce standard. IF YOU WANT TO BORROW MONEY, go to N.S.W. Mont de Piete Co., Ltd., 74 ...

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  48. LATE SHIPPING.

    The French barque Bossuet, 1739 tons, Captain Lardonne, which sailed from Table Bay on September 3 for Newcastle, arrived at Sydney early this morning, and anchored at 2.30 a.m. in Watson's Bay. ...

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