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  2. INVERELL RAILWAY. OPENING CEREMONY.

    Two Parliamentary parties left Sydney for the opening of the Inverell railway last week. On Friday the Minister for Works (Mr. O'sullivan), with Messrs. Hollis, Scobie, Estell, D. O'Connor, ...

    Article : 618 words
  3. FEDERAL COMMANDANT. SIR E. T. H. HUTTON.

    The "Times" reports that Colonel Sir E. T. H. Hutton, K.C.M.G., C.B., A.D.C. to the King, has accepted the position of Commandant of the defence forces of Australia. ...

    Article : 98 words
  4. THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA. THE ORANGE RIVER COLONY.

    A strong commando surrounded and captured the Railway Pioneers at Villiersdorp after a desperate resistance. The horses of the Railway Pioneers were stampeded by the ...

    Article : 236 words
  5. SECOND EDITION SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day 1/8d lower at 2s 1[?]d per ounce standard. ...

    Article : 19 words
  6. COMMONWEALTH NOTES.

    The cost of the federal central administration having given rise to some comment among member of Parliament, the following figures have been supplied by the Government:—Department of External ...

    Article : 830 words
  7. RAILWAYS IN THE NORTH-WEST.

    The completion of the Moree to Inverell railway, opened yesterday with some ceremony by the Minister for Public Works, is not only oE significance locally but as part of a decided ...

    Article : 2,127 words
  8. SHOOTING CASE AT BALMAIN.

    A remarkable shooting case which presents exciting fea tures occurred at Balmain soon after midnight The victim was a young man named James D. Grant, described as a bank clerk. He now lies ...

    Article : 554 words
  9. THE REQUEST FOR TROOPS.

    With regard to the cablegram from Major the Hon. Rupert Carington requesting the raising of 150 men for service with the Third Bushmen's Contingent, a prominent officer in Sydney intends calling a meeting ...

    Article : 92 words
  10. MAJOR-GENERAL SIR E. T. H. HUTTON.

    In securing Major-General Sir Edward T. H. Hutton, K.C.M.G., C.B., as the first commanding officer of the Australian military forces, the Commonwealth gets the services of soldier who is ...

    Article : 1,359 words
  11. RETURNING TROOPS.

    The Governor-General has received the subjoined despatch from the General of Communications, Capetown:—"The Wileannia left Capetown on November 14. The steamer has on board six ...

    Article : 268 words
  12. THE DEFENCE OF CAPE COLONY.

    Sir J. Gordon Sprigg, the Premier of Cape Colony, has undertaken to detend certain districts of Cape Colony. A commencement will be made with the coast and the eastern ...

    Article : 64 words
  13. COMFORTS FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN.

    The relief committee of the Society of Friends in Sydney, whose object is to send comforts to women and children who they believe are suffering in South Africa through the war, appeal to the ladies of ...

    Article : 90 words
  14. THE ARREST OF A DUTCH AMBULANCE.

    M. van Lynden, in the course of his speech at the Hague, stated that a Dutch Red Cross Ambulance had been arrested by the British authorities in South Africa, owing to the ...

    Article : 58 words
  15. THE EGYPTIAN BUDGET.

    The Egyptian Budget is the best that has ever been presented, and shows increasing prosperity. ...

    Article : 24 words
  16. PROPOSED OFFER OF AUSTRALIAN TROOPS.

    Brigadier-General Gordon made the following statement this morning suggesting the sending of another Australian contingent to South Africa:— "I did not suggest that 1000 men should be raised ...

    Article : 109 words
  17. FUNERAL OF THE LATE HON. GEORGE THORNTON, M.L.C.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 439 words
  18. THE BANQUET.

    [?]50 attended the banquet at the showground here. The sports were proceeding, and they were attended by about 6000. Alderman Bloore, the Mayor, presided at the banquet. In proposing the toast of ...

    Article : 2,018 words
  19. THE NETHERLANDS RAILWAY.

    M. Melvill van Lynden, the Dutch Minister for Foreign Affairs, speaking at the Hague, said that Great Britain had not confiscated the Netherlands Railway of the Transvual. ...

    Article : 33 words
  20. MR. CHAMBERLAIN.

    Mr. Chamberlain has assured personal friends that he would quit public life instantly if he believed that this action would terminate honourably the war in South Africa. ...

    Article : 134 words
  21. EX-BURGHER CORPS.

    Two British colonial officers accompany the ex-burgher corps. One acts as intermediary between the burgher who commands the corps and the commanders of the British ...

    Article : 52 words
  22. THE TASMANIAN PATRIOTIC FUND.

    Some time ago the executive committee and trustees of the Tasmanian Contingent Fund decided to distribute the moneys at its credit on the basis of the official list of casualties supplied by the Defence ...

    Article : 95 words
  23. GALES IN THE NORTH SEA.

    The sailing vessel Ocean has put into the Tyne badly damaged. She reports that she encountered ten days of gales in the North Sen. Eight of her men were washed overbourd ...

    Article : 52 words
  24. DEATH OF TROOPER E. R. BOYD.

    Trooper E. R. Boyd, late of Tumut, died from wounds inflicted in an engagement at Reitfontein recently. A few months ago Trooper Boyd returned here on a visit to friends, and was publicly ...

    Article : 76 words
  25. CONSPIRACY AT JOHANNESBURG.

    The Johannesburg conspiracy shows that persons were intriguing against the British and communicating with the enemy. Documents showing the working of the organisation have ...

    Article : 33 words
  26. PECULIAR CASE AT WYALONG.

    Early in the present month the police charged a young widow woman named Harriet Harris with concealment of birth. On being questioned she made a statement to the effect that she threw the ...

    Article : 629 words
  27. CAPTURES OF BOERS.

    Forty more of Ackerman's commando have been captured. Seven Boers, including Field-cornet S. Botha, were captured in the Amsterdam ...

    Article : 41 words
  28. THE RIOTS AT ATHENS.

    A stormy debate arose in the Greek Chamber of Deputies following on the recent riots in Athens. A member of the Opposition called M. Theotokis, the Premier, an assassin. ...

    Article : 193 words
  29. FIGHTING IN SUMATRA.

    A Dutch river expedition in Sumatra operating against the chief Sebukoel has been defeated by the chief, who captured the river flotilla of transports. Eight men of the ...

    Article : 40 words
  30. CASUALTIES. KNOCKED DOWN BY A TRAM.

    A labourer named John Kelly, 32, residing at Hampden street, Paddington, was crossing the tramline Bridge-street yesterday when he was knocked down by a steam motor. Kellv was removed by ...

    Article : 66 words
  31. SENTENCES UPON BOERS.

    Twelve field-cornets have been banished from South Africa. Wernec, a surrenderer, was executed for recommending surrendered to rejoin a ...

    Article : 86 words
  32. GERMAN EXPLORING VESSEL.

    The German Antarctic exploring vessel Gauss, which was six weeks overdue, has arrived at Capetown. It was cabled last week that the non-arrival of ...

    Article : 49 words
  33. FALI, FROM A SCAFFOLD.

    While working on a building at Ocean-street yesterday, a painter named John Butler, 32, fell from a scaffold. He was removed to St. Vincent's Hospital, where he was admitted suffering from shock ...

    Article : 46 words
  34. THE RAILWAY FATALITY.

    The City Coroner (Mr. J. C. Woore) conducted an inquest at the Lloyd Hotel yesterday respecting the death of two children named Michael James Fahey, [?] years, and John Henry Sparkes, 5 years, who ...

    Article : 54 words
  35. MANCHESTER NOVEMBER MEETING.

    At the Manchester November Meeting yesterday the race the leading event on the card resulted as under:— MANCHESTER NOVEMBER HANDICAP of ...

    Article : 510 words
  36. VOLUNTEER MOUNTED CORPS.

    The "Statist " heads an appeal for funds for a Volunteer Mounted Corps to serve in South Africa with 1000 guineas. ...

    Article : 27 words
  37. SMALL FIRES.

    Three small fires were reported withing the city and suburbs yesterday afternoon and last night During the afternoon an outbreak was discoverer, on the roof of a house occupied by Mrs. Awesweaver, ...

    Article : 237 words
  38. ICEBERGS OFF CAPE HORN.

    The officers of the New Zealand Shipping Company's steamer Rimutaka report that they saw 700 icebergs when in the vicinity of Cape Horn. One iceberg was 4 miles long. ...

    Article : 36 words
  39. MAJOR-GENERAL BADEN-POWELL.

    Major-General Baden-Powell, for health reasons, will remain in England until after Christmas. ...

    Article : 17 words
  40. THE LEE-ENFIELD RIFLE.

    Earl Roberts, Commander-in-Chief, has assured tho mounted infantry at Aldershot that the Lee-Enfield rifle is an equal if not a supenor weapon to the M[?]ser. ...

    Article : 37 words
  41. THE BLOCK-HOUSE SYSTEM.

    Reuter's correspondent in a exhaustive review of the situation in South Africa states that solid progress is being made in restricting the enemy's area by the extension ...

    Article : 40 words
  42. THE RIGHT HON. G. H. REID'S VIEWS UPON THE APPOINTMENT.

    "When at a late hour last evening the Right Hon. G. H. Reid was informed that General Sir Edward T. H. Hutton had accepted the position of Federal Commandant his reply was couched in the following ...

    Article : 305 words
  43. THE HENLEY REGATTA.

    The stewards of Henley Regatta have decided by a large majority that colonials and foreigners are eligible to compete at the regatta. ...

    Article : 36 words
  44. MILITARY FARMS.

    Mr. Bl[?]loch, the correspondent of the "Morning Post" in a deseription of the military farms shows that they are being worked at a profit. The area now under ...

    Article : 39 words
  45. THE FEDERAL TARIFF.

    In connection with the tariff, Mr. N. Wood, draper of this town, received a parcel of goods from Ireland to-day, the value of which was £4, and on which he was compelled to pay no less a sum than ...

    Article : 49 words
  46. THE LOSS OF THE TOOGOLOO.

    In connection with the reported finding of news from the missing schooner Toogoloo by a resident of the Manning River district, the owners, Messrs. and T. Miles, residing here, in whose possission the ...

    Article : 277 words
  47. THE CASE OF DR. KRAUSE.

    Dr. F. E. T. Krause is still confined in Holloway Gaol, as so far he has been unable to find bail. [In order to avoid the necessity of extraditing Dr. ...

    Article : 110 words
  48. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Viscount Northland has been appointed an aide-de-camp to the Earl of Ranfurly, Governor of New Zealand. WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Monday. ...

    Article : 54 words
  49. TO-DAY.

    Sydney Cricket Ground: England v. New South Wales, [?]oon. Simultancous Mission: Sydney and Suburbs. Rosebery Park Rac[?]: First event 2.30 p.m. ...

    Article : 130 words
  50. A WARNING COLONIAL OFFICERS.

    Writing to a friend in Sydney under date October 20 from Capetown, Lieutenant Harold L. Lofts (1st Rogiment), and late of the China Naval Contingent, who left for South Africa towards the end of ...

    Article : 234 words
  51. LATE SHIPPING.

    Gabo, s., 2000 tons, Caption L. Leslic, from Melbourne. Passengers—Mrs. Barnett, Miss Hendry, Miss Sullivan, Miss M. Levy, Mr. J. Hngarthy, Mr. D. Smith, Mr. Burnett, Mr. E. J. Hill, Mr. J. D. Benson, Mr. J. N. Stephens, and ...

    Article : 51 words
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