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  2. THE TRANSVAAL LORD ROBERTS' PROCLAMATION.

    Field-Marshal Lord Roberts has published the following proclamation to the burghers of the Transvaal:— "Mr. Kruger and Mr. Reitz, with the ...

    Article : 217 words
  3. CHINA. NEGOTIATIONS FOR AN ARMISTICE.

    Negotiations between the Allies and Prince Ching, the Chinese plenipotentiary, for an armistice are now proceeding. ...

    Article : 159 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Further news from Galveston, Texas (U.S.A.), states that 4100 bodies hare been recovered. It is feared the fatalities number 10,000. Every tide ...

    Article : 101 words
  5. SECOND EDITION THE TRANSVAAL.

    The Boer peace delegates now in Europe have appealed to the nations to intervene in South Africa "now," as they say, "that the regular war has ended ...

    Article : 92 words
  6. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    The leading burgher, of the Orange River colony have petitioned Lord Roberts to banish the leaders of the war party and to prevent the local clergy from preaching resistance. ...

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  7. COLONIAL TROOPS THE NATION'S GUESTS.

    A representative number of colonial officers and men now in South Africa will return with the first batch of the army from active service after the proclamation ...

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  8. AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES.

    The names of the following Australians appear in the casualty list:— VICTORIA. Missing: Privates C. Dowell, R. Luxton. ...

    Article : 85 words
  9. THE WOOL SALES.

    For the next series of wool eales the arrivals are 251,000 bales. Of these 43,000 bales have been forwarded to buyers. The quantity available is 366,000 ...

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  10. BOERS FIGHTING EACH OTHER.

    The Boers at Nelspruit are fighting each other, and are looting. They are disgusted at Mr. Kruger deserting them and taking all the gold, ...

    Article : 57 words
  11. COLONIAL OATS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    The War Office has ordered 5600 tons of New Zealand oats for South Africa. ...

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  12. GENERAL NEWS.

    Leading burghers of the Orange River Colony have petitioned Field-Marshal Lord Roberts to banish the leaders of the war party, and to prevent the clergy ...

    Article : 56 words
  13. THE CAPTURE OF BARBERTON.

    Particulars of the capture of Barberton by Lieutenant-General French show that he crossed the mountains and surprised the town. ...

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  14. NEW SOUTH WALES WHEAT AND FLOUR.

    A Grand Diploma of Honour has been awarded to the New South Wales Government for wheat and flour at the International Exhibition of Bakers and ...

    Article : 48 words
  15. GERMAN GUNBOATS ON THE YANGTSZE.

    A semi-official announcement from Berlin states that Germany's action on the Yangtsze River is restricted to the posting of two gunboats at Haukow for the ...

    Article : 74 words
  16. TELEGRAPH ENGINEERS ATTACKED.

    The engineers who were repairing the telegraph line to Lydenburg were attacked on the Crocodile River and returned to camp. ...

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  17. BATTLE AT RUSTENBURG.

    Major J. Randal Carey, chairman of the Bushmen's Contingent Committee, has received from the Rev. John Boardman, chaplain 1st Regiment Australian Bushmen, an account of the first battle ...

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  18. THE MINISTRY'S ANNIVERSARY.

    Mr. E W. O'Sullivan, the Minister for Works in reply to the Right Hon. G. H. Reid, states that it is always safe to divide the leader of the Opposition's speeches into three parts:—(1) Oratorical flights and ...

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  19. MR. KRUGER NOMINALLY A PRISONER.

    At the instance of Mr. A. C. Ross, the British Consul, in protesting against the use of Delagoa Bay as a base for Boer communications, Mr. Kruger was invited ...

    Article : 108 words
  20. LI HUNG CHANG.

    Li Hung Chang, who was reported to be detained at Shanghai Roadstead as a prisoner, and to whom a few days ago the United States offered a warship for his ...

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  21. RESIGNATION OF GENERAL BOTHA.

    Field-Marshal Lord Roberts reports that he has heard that General Botha temporarily resigned the position of Commander-in-Chief of the Boer army owing ...

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  22. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Royal Agricultural Show was concluded on Saturday, and was favoured with beautiful weather during its three days. The attendances were by far the largest yet recorded. Altogether 34,000 people ...

    Article : 77 words
  23. A TOWN LOOTED AND BURNED.

    Tiliu, on the march of the International force under Brigadier-General Dorward from Tientsin towards Paoting-fu, surrendered to a patrol of Bengal Lancers ...

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  24. MR. KRUGER AT DELAGOA BAY.

    The Governor of Delagoa Bay has informed Mr. Kruger, who is nominally a prisoner in the Governor's house, that the restrictions on his liberty are necessary in ...

    Article : 72 words
  25. NEW ZEALAND.

    A strong agitation ia being made by dredging mineowners for an extension of the protection period from one to two years. It is contended that the glut of orders for dredges at the local works makes it ...

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  26. FLAGSHIP AT DELAGOA BAY.

    H.M.S. Doris, the flagship of RearAdmiral Sir Robert H. Harris, the Commander-in-Chief on the Cape of Good Hope and West Africa station, is at ...

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  27. BARBAROUS TREATMENT OF MISSIONARIES.

    Many of the women missionaries in China wore subjected to unspeakable barbarities, eclipsing even those committed during the Indian mutiny. Some were ...

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  28. RETURNED SOLDIERS.

    The Blue Anchor liner Wilcannia, which arrived from London, via the Cape, shortly after 10 a.m. on Saturday, brought 24 invaldid soldiers from South Africa. The steamer berthed at the ...

    Article : 208 words
  29. H.M.S. PHILOMEL AT DELAGOA BAY.

    H.M.S. Philomel, third-class cruiser, on the Cape of Good Hope and West Africa station, is at Delagoa Bay. ...

    Article : 27 words
  30. DECLARATION OF PEACE SHORTLY.

    The Capetown correspondent of the "Standard " reports that Great Britain will in a short while declare peace in South Africa. ...

    Article : 54 words
  31. FEDERATION. THE COMMONWEALTH MEMORIALS.

    The inkstand and table used by the Queen in signing the commission empowering the Lords of her Privy Council to declare the Royal assent to the Commonwealth Bill and the duplicate of the ...

    Article : 81 words
  32. THE SITUATION.

    According to recent cables a person who would seem to have admitted that be was concerned in the murder of Baron von Ketteler, the German Minister at Peking, has been arrested by the Japanese ...

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  33. AUSTRALIAN CASUALTIES.

    Privates Eattwell and A. Churcher, of the South Australian forces, were slightly wounded at Ottoshoop on September 12. ...

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  34. FEDERAL ELECTORATES.

    The Progress Association has decided to co-operate with the Bega District Vigilance Association in urging the substitution of Edpu for Narriga as the name of this federal electorate. ...

    Article : 47 words
  35. CHINA.

    The transport Salamis, with the New South Wales and Victorian Naval Contingents aboard, is at Wei-hai-wei, the British possession on the north coast of ...

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  36. CAPTURE OF SPITZKOP.

    General Sir Redvers Buller has captured Spitzkop. The British captured in the town stores comprising 300,0001b. of rice, Bugar, flour, and coffee, and 300 ...

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  37. THE IPSWICH COAL STRIKE.

    The colliery dispute at Ipswich is still unsettled. At the conclusion of work at the New Chum Pit on Friday the manager, under instructions, submitted certain proposals for a hewing rate on a sliding scale. ...

    Article : 378 words
  38. GENERAL POLE-CAREW'S ADVANCE.

    Lieutenant-General Pole-Carew, who was reported to be advancing on Nelspruit with the Australians, is continuing his advance through the narrow and ...

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  39. THE NINEVEH DUE TO-DAY WITH INVALIDS.

    The Aberdeen line steamer Nineveh is due at Sydney to-day at about noon from London, via Cupetown. She has on board 21 convalescent soldiers, who have returned from South Africa in ...

    Article : 374 words
  40. QUEENSLAND.

    John Hennessy, a fireman on the Rockton, and Harry Anderson, a fireman on the Leura, went swimming on Saturday eveniug at Townsville, going into the water from the eastern breakwater. After ...

    Article : 138 words
  41. GENERAL FRENCH OCCUPIES BARBERTON.

    Lieutenant-General French has occupied Barberton, the terminus of the branch line from the Delagoa Bay line, and where the Boers were reported to have made ...

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  42. TASMANIA. CUSTOMS RETURNS.

    The customs returns for August show:—Imports £164,199, and exports £197,200. Duties amounted to £40,835. The aggregates for the eight months of the present year are:—Imports, £1,319,591; ...

    Article : 67 words
  43. FUNERAL OF MR. JOHN LYNE.

    Tne funeral of the late Mr. John Lyne, father of Sir William Lyne, was very largely attended. The Government, Parliament, and the city councils were represented. ...

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  44. A VESSEL IN DISTRESS.

    Among the intercolonial trading fleet of small vessels few are better known than the smart-looking 200 ton brigantiae Lady Mabel, which reached Sydney on Saturday in distress. The vessel had been ...

    Article : 259 words
  45. TO-DAY.

    Christian Endeavour Convention: Public Meeting, Pittstreet Congregrational Church, 7.30 p.m. School of Arts: Bazaar in aid of the Indian Famine Fund, 3 p.m. ...

    Article : 193 words
  46. MR. STEYN RETREATS.

    Mr. Steyn, ex-president of the Orange River Colony, has retreated with 10 guns to Hectorspruit, on the Delagoa railway line, 18 miles from the Portuguese East ...

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  47. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    At the inquest on the body of the man John Sullivan, who lately died immediately on being knocked out in a bout at fisticuffs, the jury found that deceased came to his death by misadventure, no ...

    Article : 49 words
  48. N.S.W. BUSHMEN.

    In Saturday's issue it was stated that Lieutenant Westgarth, writing on August 13, mentioned that 100 of the New South Wales Bushmen had been captured at Eland's River. They were, we were ...

    Article : 47 words
  49. BRITISH RE-OCCUPY POTOHEFSTROOM.

    Major-General Hart's force in proceeding south-west from Krngersdorp made in the last stage an extraordinarily fast march. ...

    Article : 75 words
  50. LATE SHIPPING. ARRIVALS.—September 17.

    City of Grafton, s., 825 tons, Captain Edward Farrell, from Clarenco River September 15. Passengers—Mrs. Hall, Mrs. Condon, Mrs. Herbert, Meters. Barnes, Nelson, Lydeatrum, M'Killick, J. Jones, T. Smith, ...

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  51. MAJOR OWEN AT BRISBANE.

    Major Owen, of the New South Wales Defence Force, who arrived by the steamer Aorangi from Vanconver on Friday night, was interviewed yesterday. Major Owen stated that he left Sydney in ...

    Article : 131 words
  52. IMPORTS.—September 17.

    City of Grafton, s., from Clarence River: 1127 bags maize, 28 bags bones, 312 bags sugar, 11 bags bark, 21 bags green pens, 6 bags turnips, 61 coils wire, 18 bales skins, 11 calves, 354 cases eggs, 17 cases fish, 10 cans cream, 19 coops ...

    Article : 74 words
  53. AUSTRALIAN PARLIAMENTS.

    A private member's bill to legalise marriage with a deceased husband's brother, which has been-before Parliament for 10 years, has passed both Houses. ...

    Article : 37 words
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  55. COMPENSATION FOR LOYALISTS.

    Sir James Gordon Sprigg, Premier of Cape Colony, proposes that the Government of Cape. Colony shall pay directly to the Commissioners 50 per cent. of the ...

    Article : 58 words
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