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  2. MELBOURNE TRAGEDY.

    The question of the identity of the man who murdered Constable J[?]son at St. Kilda on Sunday, October 12, has now arrived at such a stage as to leave little doubt that he is George Shaw, the ...

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  3. COMMONWEALTH NOTES.

    Sir William Lyne thinks that there has been, in Melbourne especially, a good deal of misrepresentation regarding his proposod tour of the Commonwealth. Sir William Lyne regarded, and still regards, ...

    Article : 333 words
  4. THE EDUCATION BILL.

    Mr. Balfour (the Premier) announced in the House of Commons last night that in the Education Bill he would accept an amendment securing to the local education ...

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  5. THE BOER GENERALS.

    Generals Botha, de Wet, and Delarey yesterday visited the Reichstag at Berlin. Among those who welcomed them was Prince Bismarck. ...

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  6. SECOND EDITION

    The manœuvres of the Channel and Mediterranean squadrons off Argostoli, on the coast of Greece, demonstrate that wireless telegraphy is useless for war purposes, ...

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  7. THE PUBLIC SERVICE.

    The return submitted by the Public Service Board, which was laid on the table of the Legislative Assembly the other day, shows that increases in the salaries throughout the ...

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  8. PREFERENTIAL TRADE.

    In the course of an interview yesterday Mr. Reid, leader of the Federal Opposition, made some observations regarding the proposal of the Prime Minister to give preference to British imports. Mr. Reid had ...

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  9. THE RIFLE CLUBS.

    The Acting Minister for Defence has issued the subjoined regulations:—"1. That administration of rifle clubs of Victoria shall, pending further regulations being published on the subject, be placed under ...

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  10. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Chamber of Mines of Johannesburg protests against the Transvaal paying any contribution towards the expenses of the war for the next five years. ...

    Article : 89 words
  11. THE MISUSE OF SERVICE STAMPS.

    To check the misuse of stamps purchased by the Government departments for official use it is proposed to perforate them. The perforation is somewhat difficult to detect, and the Treasury officials ...

    Article : 88 words
  12. ATTITUDE OF FREE CHURCHES.

    The Baptist Union at Capetown has passed a resolution supporting the Free Churches of Great Britain in their opposition to the Education Bill, and urging them to stand to their ...

    Article : 42 words
  13. THE VALUATION OF TRANSFERRED PROPERTIES.

    Sir William Lyne has not yet decided upon the constitution of the board to be appointed to value the properties transferred to the Commonwealth by federation. Pending action in that direction, a letter ...

    Article : 171 words
  14. AUSTRALIAN LABOUR CONFERENCE.

    There are indications that the Australian Labour Conference, which is to be opened at the Trades Hall on December 1, will assume proportions of interest and importance which were not anticipated even by ...

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  15. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The art purchases made during this year by Mr. Pierpont Morgan, chiefly through London dealers, amount to £1,000,000. ...

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  16. THE NAVY.

    The Admiralty is inviting tenders for a new class of battleship. Tbe vessels of this class will be 18,000 tons, and will be the fastest and most heavily armoured warships afloat. ...

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  17. CHINA.

    Sir E. Satow, the British Minister at Peking, declines all social intercourse with the Chinese court because the officials responsible for the murder of the missionaries ...

    Article : 67 words
  18. THE DEFENCE DEPARTMENT.

    Sir John Forrest has not yet taken over complete control of the Defence Department. Sir William Lyne, who has during the last six months been administering the department, has left several minutes ...

    Article : 234 words
  19. TURKEY.

    A statement by the "Daily Mail" that Russia has proposed to Turkey the renewal of the Unkiar-Skelessi treaty has caused a newspaper sensation. ...

    Article : 186 words
  20. IN COMPANY WITH BRITAIN'S ENEMIES.

    The most striking feature of the Boer Generals' visit to Berlin is that while they are continually protesting their loyalty to Great Britain they associate exclusively with ...

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  21. THE PROGRAMME FOR NEXT SESSION.

    Sir Edmund Barton has already had to consider the programme for next session of the Federal Parliament. He proposes to put in the forefront of the programme the subjects of preferential trade with other parts of ...

    Article : 137 words
  22. THE EVACUATION OF SHANGHAI

    Reuter's correspondent at Peking reports that negotiations for the evacuation of Shanghai are suspended. Great Britain desires a definite arrangement regarding her status in ...

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  23. THE RECEPTION ON ENTERING BERLIN.

    General de Wet, in acknowledging the plandits' of the crowd in Berlin yesterday, said he had never seen such a reception as that accorded the Boer generals in that city. He ...

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  24. MOVEMENTS OF FEDERAL MINISTERS.

    Sir Edmund Barton and Sir John Forrest have been kept pretty busy since their return in acknowledging the greetings of friends. Yesterday afternoon the Prime Minister visited Cranbrook and paid ...

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  25. PROPOSED FEDERAL CAPITAL SITES.

    The Home Secretary has not yet decided as to the constitution of the board to report upon the proposed federal capital sites. He is to some extent in a difficult position, owing to the desire of the Senate ...

    Article : 85 words
  26. RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION LOAN.

    China has sanctioned a loan of 40,000,000f. (£1,600,000), to be raised in Paris, through the Russian Bank, for the construction of a line of railway from Chingting-fu to ...

    Article : 62 words
  27. GENERAL VILJOEN.

    General Ben Viljoen delivered a good-humoured loyal lecture at London, in which he described the fears of another rising to be a nightmare. He predicted that the Boer and ...

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  28. VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS AND EARTHQUAKES.

    The volcanic dust from St. Vincent, where the Sonfriere is in full eruption, is falling on the island of Barbados, and is so heavy that it is stopping business. ...

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  29. MOUNT KEMBLA DISASTER.

    Yesterday, at the Sydney Town Hall, Mr. De Groen's Vice-regal Military Band and Mr. Arthur Mason, the city organist, gave an organ and band recital to aid the sufferers by the Mount Kembla ...

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  30. RETURN OF MR. G. H. REID.

    Mr. G. H. Reid, leader of the Opposition in the House of Representatives, returned to Sydney on Saturday after a short tour in Victoria. Mr. Reid, when interviewed yesterday, said he had had a very ...

    Article : 179 words
  31. THE UNITED STATES.

    It has been determined that the decision of two-thirds of the members of the commission appointed to settle the conditions upon which the anthracite miners in Pennsylvania shall ...

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  32. THE GOVERNOR-GENERALSHIP.

    Federal Ministers delayed acquainting the Colonial Office with the scale of allowances which will be granted to the future Governor-General until the Appropriation Bull was passed. This Act received ...

    Article : 115 words
  33. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Additional Compensation Bill has been read a third time in the House of Assembly of Cape Colony. In committee Mr. de Waal proposed an amendment to the clause ...

    Article : 145 words
  34. THE IDENTIFICATION IN MELBOURNE.

    The police have scoured additional evidence which almost amounts to positive proof, not only that the murderer of Constable Johnson is identical with the man who under the name of Yates or Raingill served ...

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  35. EARTHQUAKE TREMORS IN SCOTLAND.

    Earthquake tremors have occurred in the north of Scotland. ...

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  36. RECIPROCITY WITH NEWFOUNDLAND.

    A reciprocity convention, admitting the products of Newfoundland free into the United States, has been arranged at Washington. ...

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  37. THE HAYTIAN REBELLION.

    General Firmin, the revolutionary leader in Hiyti, and 200 of his followers, have left their headquarters at Gonaives in a steamer, and are proceeding to Inagua, one of the Bahama ...

    Article : 58 words
  38. MINISTERIAL CAMPAIGN.

    During the recess Senator Drake, Sir William Lyne, and Mr. Kingston intend to deliver electioneering speeches in Queensland with the object of lessening the disfavour with which the Barton ...

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  39. THE PRIME MINISTER'S WELCOME.

    Sir Edmund Barton thinks he is entitled to complain about the demonstration made by a portion of the audience at his welcome at the Town Hall on Friday night. "I had come to that meeting," he ...

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  40. LORD KITCHENER.

    Lord Kitchener has left England to take up his duties as Commander-in-Chief in India. He will travel by Paris and Brindisi. ...

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  41. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 110 words
  42. DISTRIBUTION OF SURPLUS.

    An interesting statement has been prepared by the Treasurer showing how the surplus federal revenue was distributed last year, and how it would have been distributed on a population basis. This ...

    Article : 148 words
  43. CITY MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS.

    A slight stir is noticeable in regard to the approaching elections of members of the Sydney Municipal Council, though it is somewhat early for would-be members to announce themselves. Several names ...

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  44. NEWMARKET SECOND OCTOBER MEETING.

    At the Newmarket Second October Meeting to-day the principal event resulted as follows:— Middle Park Plate of 500 sovs., added to a ...

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  45. MEAT CONTRACTS.

    As a result of Mr. Seddon's negotiations, the Imperial Cold Storage Company will favour Australasian in preference to River Plate meat, and cold storage will be secured in ...

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  46. NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION.

    The forty-third prize meeting of the National Rifle Associ[?]tion of New South Wales will commence to-day at 8 a.m. at the Randwick Rifle Range, when the first 180 competitors in the King's ...

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  47. THE AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS.

    The Australian cricketers played the second match of the South African tour this week. Their opponents were a fifteen representing the Transvaal. The game was drawn. The home ...

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  48. QUESTION OF LOANS CONSOLIDATION.

    Federal members who are still in Melbourne hold the opinion that the Treasurer would act wisely in convening a conference of State Treasurers to discuss the subject of loan consolidation. It is pointed out ...

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  49. THE KUMANO MARU AT BRISBANE.

    The steamer Kuman[?] Maru from Japan, arrived at Pinkenba to-night after an uneventful voyage. The passengers are:— For Sydney: The Rev. and Mrs. J. W. Griffiths, ...

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  50. SYDNEY MORNING HERALD FUND.

    We shall be pleased to receive and acknowledge contributions to the "Sydney Morning Herald" Fund for the relief of the sufferers by the Mount Kembla disaster. All moneys received by us will be ...

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  51. PACIFIC CABLE.

    The postal authorities have not yet been informed what rates the Pacific Cable Board proposes to charge for messages transmitted over the Government cable, but they are under the impression that ...

    Article : 99 words
  52. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    A photograph of the proposed war memorial to be erected at Adelaide has been presented to the King, who expressed a hope to see the completed statue. ...

    Article : 127 words
  53. THE POPE'S MEDAL.

    Sir Edmund Barton has heard that a petition is in circulation, for presentation to the Federal Parliament, asking that he be not appointed to any position of honour, or receive the approval of Parliament in ...

    Article : 309 words
  54. TRANSFERRED PUBLIC SERVANTS.

    It is believed that Federal Ministers have decided to comply with a wish expressed by the Premier of Victoria (Mr. Irvine) to the effect that the Victorian transferred officers should not be granted increased ...

    Article : 111 words
  55. RETURNED SOLDIERS' FUND.

    At a meeting of the committee of the Returned Soldiers' Fund, held last night, it was reported that there was a balance of £4 in hand after paying all expenses. As there are no more soldiers to return to ...

    Article : 97 words
  56. "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 hungry, ...

    Article : 55 words
  57. POSTAL ADMINISTRATION.

    Representatives of the Commercial Travellers' Association waited on Saturday on Mr. Scott ([?]cretary to the central postal administration) to protest against having to pay late fees upon letters posted in ...

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  58. CHILDREN

    Generally Know what is good—at least they know what they like, and ARNOTT'S Milk Arrowroots are the children's choice.—Advt. ...

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