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  2. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    The Countess of Hopetoun, who is suffering from an attack of fever, remains at Colombo, and is attended by Captain E. W. Duff and Mrs. Corbett. Lady Hopetoun ...

    Article : 56 words
  3. THE TRANSVAAL

    Lord Roberts reports that the Transvaal police have been aware for some time of a plot against himself. On the 16th instant they arrested five Italians, four Greeks, and ...

    Article : 77 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Thirty French soldiers in Shanghai, in revenge for an Englishman having assaulted a Frenchman, created a disturbance in the British settlement. ...

    Article : 52 words
  5. SECOND EDITION

    At to-day's auction of Australasian tallow 1825 casks were offered, and 400 casks were sold. Prices of all kinds were unchanged as follows:—Fine mutton, 28s 6d; medium, 26s ...

    Article : 52 words
  6. IN PARLIAMENT.

    Having got through a considerable amount of formal business, including the third reading of the Old Age Pensions Bill, the Legislative Council proceeded to the Church and School Lands ...

    Article : 1,458 words
  7. RETURNING NEW SOUTH WALES SOLDIERS.

    The official list of the roturning New South Wales soldiers, per steamer Harloch Castle, was received by the local military authorities yesterday, and is as follows: ...

    Article : 382 words
  8. PLANKS OF THE PROTECTIONIST PLATFORM.

    Considerable satisfaction has been generally expressed in protectionist circles at the character of the platform agreed to by the gentlemen holding those political views who propose to stand as candidates ...

    Article : 127 words
  9. ADDRESSES FOR THE GOVERNORGENERAL.

    We are requested to ask that copies of all addresses to be presented to his Excellency the GovernorGeneral should be forwarded to Captain Wallington at Government House. ...

    Article : 34 words
  10. THE ORGANISING COMMITTEE.

    A meeting of the Organising Committee was held at the Public Works Department yesterday afternoon. Mr J. R. Carey occupied the chair until the arrival of the Minister for Justice, Mr. Wood. The ...

    Article : 666 words
  11. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    The Legislative Assembly continued its sitting after the first edition of the "Herald" had gone to press. The question under consideration was the adoption of the Loan Estimates presented by the ...

    Article : 211 words
  12. ROYAL VISIT TO AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly this afternoon an address to her Majesty was adopted expressing sincere pleasure at bearing that the Duke and Duchess of York intend visiting the Australasian colonies, and extending a ...

    Article : 402 words
  13. MILITARY PREPARATIONS.

    Matters in connection with the proposed military tattoo and sports meeting, to be held during the Commonwealth celebrations, are progressing satisfactorily. The dates for holding the events have ...

    Article : 366 words
  14. FRENCH SETTLEMENT AT TIENTSIN.

    The French settlement at Tientsin has been largely extended. ...

    Article : 18 words
  15. FIGHT AT DAINSFONTEIN.

    Lieutenant-Colonel R. Fanshawe had a rear guard fight with 60 Boers at Dainsfontein. One of the New South Wales Mounted Infantry was killed. Cnptain W. W. R. ...

    Article : 70 words
  16. SAFETY OF MISSIONARIES.

    Miss Chapman, of South Australia, and Miss Way, of Victorin, who are members of the China Inland Mission, and who were reported to have been killed in Shansi, where ...

    Article : 54 words
  17. COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMY.

    Field-Marshal Lord Wolseley retires from the post of Commander-in-Chief of the Army on Friday. General Sir Evelyn Wood will be Acting Commander-in-Chief until the ...

    Article : 40 words
  18. VICTORIA.

    At the wool sales to-day two firms of selling brokers offered 6736 bales, and sold 4593, including private sales. For the last three weaks the market has been firm and buoyant for all kinds of merino ...

    Article : 54 words
  19. BOERS DEFEATED.

    Seventeen British splendidly repulsed a fierce attack by the Boers at Brakpan, in the western portion of the Transvaal Colony. Three of the Boers were killed and the British ...

    Article : 70 words
  20. TASMANIA.

    The tenth annual exhibition of the Australasian Axemen's Association was commenced at Ulverstone to-day. Magnificent weather prevailed, and there was a large attendance, including the Administrator. ...

    Article : 126 words
  21. INCREASING NAVVIES' WAGES.

    The Government has agreed to pay the contractors of the Coliban Reservoir the sum of £3300 over and above the contract price of £50,000, in order that the navvies employed on the work may have their pay ...

    Article : 81 words
  22. INDIA.

    The Indian troops have blockaded Waziristan, on the north-west frontier, on account of the turbulence of the tribesmen. About a month ago Lieutenant J. Hennesey, of ...

    Article : 213 words
  23. RACIAL CONDITION OF CAPE COLONY.

    Boer prisoners in Cape Colony on parole are circulating frightful stories, alleging barbarous practices of British soldiers. This is done with a view of inflaming the Dutch ...

    Article : 86 words
  24. THE ATHLETIC SECTION.

    At a meeting of the Athletic Sectional Committee held last night at the Sports Club, the proposed athletic programme was considered. After much discussion Messrs. R. Coombes, G. H. Devonshire, W. ...

    Article : 100 words
  25. THE CHILTERN VALLEY STRIKE.

    At a meeting of the executive body of the Amalgamated Miners' Association, held at Beudigo to-day, attention was devoted to the Chiltern strike, consequent on the miners on strike refusing to resume ...

    Article : 384 words
  26. SUGGESTIONS BY CORRESPONDENTS.

    "A Boarding-house Keeper" writes:—I have followed with much interest the various suggestions (some mest excellent) made by the Citizens' Committee, and published in your valuable paper, but I ...

    Article : 163 words
  27. ADDITIONAL ESTIMATES.

    The Premier last night laid upon the table of the Legislative Assembly the additional estimates of the expenditure of the Government for the year ended June 30, 1901. Amongst other items the estimate ...

    Article : 756 words
  28. COST OF THE CELEBRATIONS.

    During the debate in the Legislative Assembly last night on the Additional Estimates Mr. J. H. Young said he did not see any further sum provided for the expenses of the Commonwealth celebrations. He ...

    Article : 113 words
  29. MR. KRUGER IN PARIS.

    Mr. Kruger exchanged 10-minute visits with M. Waldeck-Rousseau, the French Premier. The Eenian leader, O'Leary, Major ...

    Article : 165 words
  30. THE FEDERAL CAPITAL.

    Sir,—It seems to be considered by the advocates of an inland federal capital a sine qua non that it should be located as near to Sydney as possible, with the view of securing whatever advantage or prestige ...

    Article : 538 words
  31. THE AMERICAN NAVY.

    Mr. J. D. Long, Secretary of the United States Navy, has recommended Congress to authorise the construction of two battleships and two armoured cruisers. ...

    Article : 31 words
  32. THE ODES.

    Yesterday was the last day for receiving odes, and ahout 40 fresh compositions came to hand. It is intended to appoint a board to consider them. ...

    Article : 34 words
  33. THE SUB-COMMITTEES.

    Three sub-committees will meet to-day. The subcommittees of heads of religious bodies appointed to arrange for the reception and entertainment of ministers from the other colonies will meet in the ...

    Article : 75 words
  34. ACTION AT NORTH-SYDNEY.

    At a public meeting recently held at North Sydney, it was suggested that united action should be taken by the boroughs of North Sydney, Mosman, Manly, Willoughby, and Lane Cove in presenting an address ...

    Article : 447 words
  35. RUSSIAN NAVAL BUDGET.

    The Russian Naval Budget for 1901 has been increased from 60,000,000 roubles (about £1,500,000) to 97,000,000 roubles (about £7,800,000). It is intended to build five ...

    Article : 38 words
  36. THE CITIZENS AND THE ARCHES.

    In view of the expressed determination of the premier that he was not prepared to spend more than £500 on any one of the arches, the general secretary of the Citizens' Committee conferred yesterday ...

    Article : 777 words
  37. WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY.

    The "Daily Express" states that Signor Marconi has discovered a means of controlling, in wireless telegraphy, the air waves, and of obviating the immensely lefty masts now ...

    Article : 67 words
  38. MR. G. H. REID AT WENTWORTH.

    Mr. G. H. Reid, M.L.A., P.C., wus entertained at a dinner at the Crown Hotel last evening by the Wentworth Railway League, in conjunction with the municipal council and a representative body of ...

    Article : 937 words
  39. VALUABLE MINERAL DISCOVERIES NEAR PRETORIA,

    Fresh discoveries of coal, copper, gold, and diamonds have been made within 20 miles of Pretoria. Mr. Kruger was aware of the deposits for years, but ...

    Article : 44 words
  40. ENFORCING THE APPOINTMENT OF A CONSUL.

    The United States battleship Kentucky has been sent to Smyrna, on the coast of Asia Minor, to enforce the appointment of a consul at Kharput, in Turkish Kurdistan. ...

    Article : 66 words
  41. "EMBERS OF REBELLION."

    Mr. R. W. Hanbury, President of the Board of Agriculture, in addressing the electors of Preston yesterday, stated that this was no time for undue generosity. ...

    Article : 48 words
  42. CANTERBURY MOVEMENTS.

    At a public meeting convened by the Mayor (Alderman J. Denniss, J.P.) at the Canterbury Town Hall on Monday night, it was decided to give the children of the municipal district of Canterbury a ...

    Article : 148 words
  43. AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Assembly the Marsupial Act of 1897 Continuation Bill was read the third time. The Agricultural Lands Purchase Amendment Bill was also read the third time. The House then considered ...

    Article : 51 words
  44. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Sir John Langdon Bonython, of Adelaide, is inspecting the Institution of Technical Eduation. At the Paris Exhibition he visited the educational section, and was much ...

    Article : 44 words
  45. AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES.

    Private J. T. Butler, of the Tasmanian Mounted forces, has died of enteric fever at Germiston. Private J. Anderson, of the New Zealand ...

    Article : 36 words
  46. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Amongst the chief business before the Legislative Assembly yesterday was the consideration of amendments made in the Arbitration and Conciliation Bill by the Legislatve Council. To-day a bill was read ...

    Article : 145 words
  47. VICTORIAN MINISTERS SEEKING RE-ELECTION.

    Mr. Thomas Shaw, the well-known Camperdown grazier, has been nominated in opposition to Mr. Wynne, Solicitor-General for the Western Province seat in the Legislative Council. ...

    Article : 80 words
  48. STEAMER EXCURSION FROM MELBOURNE.

    In connection with the Commonwealth inauguration festivities Messrs. M'[?]wraith, M'Eacharn, and Co. intend to run a special yachting excursion from Melbourne to Sydney. The ...

    Article : 211 words
  49. GENERAL NEWS.

    There are 800 Boers near Windsorton. Major-General Clements brought into Krugersdorp 23 surrenderers and their families who had been loyal since June, ...

    Article : 82 words
  50. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 217 words
  51. TO-DAY.

    City Elections.—Bligh Ward Mr. P. H. Morton, Windmill Hotal, 8 p.m. Mr. Thos. J. West, M'Namcee's Hotel, 8; Mr. J. W. Brindley, City Arms Hotel, 8, Belmore Ward; Aldermw Dr. James Graham, London Tavern ...

    Article : 295 words
  52. GOVERNMENT LABOUR BUREAU.

    In his report for the month of September the Superintendant of the Government Labour Bureau states that 610 men were sent to work, but no fewer than 159 of them left it before completion. Several ...

    Article : 191 words
  53. TROOPS BY THE HARLECH CASTLE.

    It has been arranged that the steamar Harlech Castle, which is bringing the Australian troops from South Africa, shall arrive at Port Melbourne at 9 a.m. next Tuesday. In the morningthn 150 Victorians, ...

    Article : 89 words
  54. THE ROUTE OF THE PROCESSION.

    The question of the routs of the procession to commemorate the proclamation of the Common wealth on January 1 was again before the Organising Committee yesterday afternoon. A letter was ...

    Article : 106 words
  55. BUSH FIRES NEAR WAGGA.

    For the last two days extensive bush fires have been raging in the vicinity of Waratah station, destroying large areas of grass. Favoured by a fairly stiff breeze the fire reached Sandy Creek, where it ...

    Article : 170 words
  56. BALMAIN ROWING CLUB.

    The Balmain Rowing Club has determined to celebrate the inauguration of the Commonwealth by holding its annual regatta on February 2. At Tuesday night's meeting of the local council a ...

    Article : 93 words
  57. RETURN OF MR. L. WOLFE COHEN.

    Among those who have recently returned from the war in South Africa is Mr. Leopold Wolfe Cohen, son of Mr. G. J. Cohen, merchant, of this city. Mr. L. W. Cohen, who left Australia 11 years ago for a ...

    Article : 126 words
  58. QUESTIONS IN PARLIAMENT.

    Shortly after the legislative Assembly met yesterday Mr. Af[?]ck asked the Premier if it was his infention to give the House an opportunity of duicussing the question of the federal capital site. ...

    Article : 210 words
  59. Advertising

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    Advertising : 75 words
  60. PASTORAL INTELLIGENCE.

    The North Logan, Jerula, Milton, Bangaloo, and Cudgelo sheds have cut out. The other sheds will finish shearing in about 10 days. The weight [?] quality of the wool were better than last ye[?] ...

    Article : 44 words
  61. THE CIVIL AMBULANCE BRIGADE.

    The hon. secretary of tha Civil Ambulance and Transport Brigada is in receipt of communications from Mr. John Portus, the general secretary of the Commonwealth celebrations, and Mr. John D. ...

    Article : 99 words
  62. Advertising

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    Advertising : 23 words
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