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  2. THE BUSHMEN'S CONTINGENT. PLAN OF FORMING UNITS CHANGED.

    A consultation was held at the camp yesterday between Mr. J. R. Carey, chairman of the committee, aslo the representative of the commitee in the inatter, and the senior [?] officers ...

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  3. THE TRANSVAAL WAR. NEW PLAN OP CAMPAIGN.

    Field-Marshal Lord Roberts, the Commander-in-Chief in South Africa, intends to assign the Colonial troops an important share in the military operations, ...

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  4. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE " HERALD'S " LONDON CORRESPONDENTS.

    Lord Edmund Fitzmaurice, M.P. for the northern division of Wiltshire, moved the adjournment of the debate in the House of Commons on the Address in ...

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  5. RUSSIA AND PERSIA.

    Russia has guaranteed a Persian loan on the security of the customs of Persia, except in respect of tho customs collected in the province of Fars, in the south-west ...

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  6. LATE EDITION. HERALD OFFICE, 7.45 a.m. THE WAR.

    In response to inquiries Colonel Hoad, commanding the Colonial troops at Enslin, has offered to transform his five companies into mounted troops. The offer ...

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  7. The Sydney Morning Herald.

    It was Colonel Thoraeyeroft who ordered the abandonment of Spion Kop. Sir Redvers Buller acquits him of any blame. Guns could not be hoisted on he position, ans it was consequently ...

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  8. CANADIAN AND AUSTRALIAN TROOPS.

    Five hundred Canadians and Australians had a smart fight with the rebel Dutch at Badenborst, on the Riet River, west of Modder River station. They ...

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  9. BRITISH TROOPS AT ROSMEAD JUNCTION.

    Lieutenant-General T. Kelly-Kenny has 8000 troops under his command at Rosmead Junction, and LieutenantGeneral Sir W. F. Gatacre has 5000. ...

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  10. FRANCE. SCHEME OF NATIONAL DEFENCE.

    The French Cabinet has adopted a scheme of national defence costing a milliard and a half of francs (£2.5000) The scheme embraces naval ...

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  11. THE EXPENDITURE ON WAR PREPARATIONS.

    During the debate on the Address in Reply in the House of Commons last night, Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, Chancellor of tho Exchequer, indignantly denied ...

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  12. COMMANDEERING BY THE BOERS.

    The Boors have commandeered 300 British residents at Barkly East, Cape Colony. ...

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  13. THE DEATH OF TROOPER BOOTH.

    In the fighting which took place to the northward of Rensburg, in which New Zealand troops participated, MajorGeneral Clement's orderly (Trooper ...

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  14. GENERAL BULLER'S POSITION ON THE TUGELA.

    General Sir Redvers Buller holds command of all the drifts on the Tugela River, ...

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  15. PARTISAN TONE OF THE DEBATE.

    The press and the public are indignant at the partisan and recriminatory tone of the debate, and appeal for a cessation of party politics in a time of crisis like the ...

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  16. STRINGENT REGULATIONS AT DELAGOA BAY.

    Owing to the pressure brought to bear by the British Government the Portugese are enforeing more stringent regulations regarding the admission of foreigners to ...

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  17. CONTINENTAL TAUNTS AGAINST ENGLAND.

    In addressing the Leeds Chamber of Commerae, Mr. W. P. Reeves, the New Zealand Agent-General, said that the colonies reseuted the taunts directed by ...

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  18. TRIAL OF THE ASS QMPTIONIST FATHERS.

    M. Waldeck-Rousseau, the French Premior, has reprimanded Cardinal Richard, Archbishop of Paris, and has also susponded the payment of the stipends of ...

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  19. THE BRITISH NAVY AND COAST DEFENCES.

    The Queen's speech read at the opening of Parliament on Tuesday, in referring to the naval preparations of other nations, expressed confidence ia the belief ...

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  20. THE SPION KOP REVERSE.

    It has transpired that it was Colonel Thorneyecroft who ordered the recent retirement of the British from Spion Kop. General Sir Redvers Buller acquits the ...

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  21. REBUILDING OF A BRIDGE AT STEYNSBURG.

    The farmers.at Thebits, near Steynsburg, are joining the Colonial forces. Lieutenant-General Kelly-Kenny has rebuilt the railway bridge which was de. ...

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  22. CAVALRY REINFORCEMENTS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    The fourth Cavalry Brigade, quartered at Colchester, has been ordered to embark immediately for South Africa. ...

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  23. PROMOTION OF A NEW SOUTH WALES OFFICER.

    Colonel W. D. C. Williams, of New South Wales Army Medical Corps, has been appointed principal medical officer of the Australian troops in South Africa. ...

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  24. THE ROYAL ACADEMY.

    Mr. Drury, the sculptor, has been elected an associate of the Royal Academy. ...

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  25. BRITISH NORTII BORNEO.

    Great Britain has decided to convert Gaya, in the west of British North Borneo, into a naval base, in order to counteract any aggressive movement from the French ...

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  26. THE SITUATION.

    We have reached tin important period of the Trausianl war Atlast we know that the plan of campaign which was advocated when hostilities began os be put into operation. This the ...

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  27. THE WHEAT MARKET.

    According to Bradstreet's circular, the American visible supply of wheat and flour East of the Rockies amounts to 88,500,000 bushels. ...

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  28. BOERS CONSTRUCTING A FORT.

    The Boers are constructing a fort at Stormber g, to the southward of Moltono, in Cape Colony. ...

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  29. ITALY AND TURKEY.

    The Italian Government has sent an ultimatum to the Turkish Government regardomg the refusal of the latter to surrender Sylvia Gemeli, an Italian subject, ...

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  30. THE FIGHTING AT SPION KOP.

    The dectors attached to General Buller's column report in regard to the fighting at Spion Kop that terrific artillery fire was poured in upon the British troops, the ...

    Article : 139 words
  31. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day; at 2s [?] per ounce standard. ...

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  32. ENEMY SHELLING KIMBERLEY.

    One thousand shells have been fired into Kimberley by the enemy in three days. The population is living largely underground. ...

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  33. VICTORIA. FAREWELL FROM LORD BRASSEY.

    The Mayor of Melbourne, has received the following letter of farewell from Lord Brassey:— "On board the Sunbeam at Fremantle, Jaunary 24. My dear Sir Malcolm,—To you, ...

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  34. AUSTRALIAN RACEHORSES IN ENGLAND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 131 words
  35. GENERAL ORDERS.

    In the general order issued yesterday the following appears:—G.O.C. will inspcet detachment of Bushmen's Contingenent at Vitorian Baracks at 3.10 p.m. on Saturday, 3rd instant. This detachment with ...

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  36. MAFEKING SAFE.

    Mafeking reports all well. Colonel Baden-Powell considers his position safe, and urges that his garrison be left unrelieved, lest the besiegers should become ...

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  37. CHINA.

    The Empress Dowager of China, who practically controls tho affairs of the country, has directed the Tsung-li-Yameu (Chinese Foreign Office) and the Vieeroys ...

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  38. WOOLLEN SUITS FOR BRITISH TROOPS.

    The British Government has ordered 100,000 khaki-coloured woollen suits for the troops in South Africa. Several motor cycles have also been ordered. ...

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  39. A KENTUCKY. SENATOR SHOT.

    A farmer named Whitaker has been arrested at Frankfort, in Kentucky, on a charge of shooting Mr. Goebol, a Democratic Senator, who had recently been ...

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  40. CONVEYANCE OF THE TROOPS.

    Mr. Lyne yesterday received a tlegram from the Premier, of Queensland stating that it had been resolved in that colony to increase the troopers who are going with the Bushmen's Contingent to 250 ...

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  41. THE COMMERCIAL BANK.

    The half-yearly meeting of shareholders of the Commercial Bank was held to-day. Mr. R. Harper, M.L.A., moved the adoption of the report and balance sheet, and in doing ...

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  42. THE BRITISH LOSSES.

    The casualties sustained by the British in the recent flanking movement number 1379, including 204 killed, 552 wounded, and 82 missing in connection with the ...

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  43. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced of the Marquis of Queensborry, aged 56, The Marquis of Queensberry (John Sholto Douglas) was the eldest son of the seventh ...

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  44. PATRIOTIC CONTRIBUTION FROM CANADIAN WORKMEN.

    The employees of the Canadian Pacifie Railway Company have each contributed half a day's pay to the War Relief Fund. The total thus given amounts to 20,000 ...

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  45. PRIVY COUNCIL APPEAL.

    In the Privy Council appeal case, Coates v. the Queen, judgment has been reserved. ...

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  46. THE THIRD CONTINGENT.

    The men of the third contingent are very hopeful that they will be outward bound for South Africa before long. If they are called on the officers in charge of them state that they would bo ready to ...

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  47. THE BOERS AGAIN ABUSE THE WHITE FLAG.

    The Boers, abusing the white ' flag, fired a volley upon Colonel Thorneycroft's Brigade before he.was a ble to regain shelter. He had a marvellous escape. ...

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  48. GATWICK SECOND JANUARY MEETING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 81 words
  49. R.M.S. OCEANA AT ALBANY.

    The R.M.S. Oceana, L. II. Crawford, commander, arrived from Colombo at 6 a.m. today. ThE passengers in the sacopn are:— For Albauy: Mr. and Mrs. Gibson, Messrs. ...

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  50. BRITISH OCCUPATION OF PEIESKA.

    The British troops, with a force of artillery, have occupied without opposition Prieska, a position on the left bank of the Orange River, 145 miles to the south-west ...

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  51. THE ARMY'S CONFIDENCE IN GENERAL BULLER.

    Mr. Winston Churchill, the correspondent for the " Morning Post," states that the army has entire confidence in General Buller. It is exasperated by ...

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  52. THE OFFER OF THE LANCERS ACCEPTED.

    The Premier stated yesterday that it had been decided by the Government to accept the offer of the Laucers who were anxious to go to the front. Colouel Berne the officer commanding the regiment, ...

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  53. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUSHMEN'S CONTINGENT.

    A meeting of the executive committee of the bushmen's fund was held at the Town Hall to-day. The secretary reported that the Minister for Defonce bad assured him that ...

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  54. SHOOTING A KENTUCKY SENATOR.

    A woman named Sutton Las been arrested and has confessed to shooting Mr. Goobel, a Democratic Sonator, in Kentucky. ...

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  55. INTERNATIONAL PIGEON SHOOTING.

    At the Monte Carlo Grand International Pigeon Shooting Carnival yesterday the contest for the loading event on the programme—the Grand Prize of the ...

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  56. BREAD FOR GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS.

    The Premier was waited upou yesterday by a deputation from the Bakers' Union, introduced by Mr. Smith, M.L.A., which asked that a clanss should be inserted in the next lot of tenders for supplying ...

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  57. SALVAGE AWARD.

    The steamer Gulf of Ancud has been awarded £5000 for rescuing the stemer Darius. ...

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  58. CABLES TO SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Postal authorities intimate with regard to cablegrams stopped by the censon in South Africa that the senders will. unless they have been specially advised, be informed that their messages have been ...

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  59. GUNS IN POSITION ON MOUNT ALIOE.

    The British howitzers and naval guns placed on Mount Alice, near Zwart's Kop, on January 20, are still in position. ...

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  60. NEW ZEALAND SECOND CONTINGENT.

    The Waiwere sails from Albany in the morning. The officers were welcomed to-day by the Albany Club. The men were allowed ashore, and a riflq match was arranged with the local artillery, the ...

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  61. TO-DAY.

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  62. ITALY AND TURKEY.

    The girl Sylvia Gemeli, who was detained in a Turkish officer's harem, has been restored to her father in response to the demands of the Italian Government. ...

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  63. FOUND SHOT.

    Yesterday afternoon a butcher empolyed at Glebe Island, while gathering bushes at Hunter's Hill to cover meat. discovered the dead body of a man under some trees in Joubsrt-street, Deceased ...

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  64. ILLNESS OF A TROOPER.

    The Premier yesterday received a telegram from the High Commissioner in South Africa stating that Trooper J. H. Hurford (143), New South Wales Mounted Rilles, was serionly ill with heart [?] ...

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  65. SITUATION AT LADYSMITH.

    Heliograph messages have been received from Ladysmith stating that the garrison is still in good spirits, awaiting General Buller's next move, and is well ...

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  66. A GLOOMY CHRISTMAS IN ENGLAND.

    In a letter received by Mr. W Cullen Ward, of O'Connelt-street, from an English doctor, who writes from London on December 29, he remarks:— " Here we oro passing a very gloomy ...

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  67. LATR SHIPPING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 102 words
  68. MOREE-INVERKLL RAILWAY.

    In connection with the construction of the MoreeInverall railway the line was opened to-day to Gravesend, 16 miles from here and 35 mile from Morce. The Sydney mail will arrive at 7 p.m. ...

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  69. VESTRY MEETINGS.

    Deniliquin.—Mr. J. Henty was elected trustees' churchwarden, Mr. E. Laman elergyman's, Dr. Graham people's E. Laman, honorary secretary and treasurer; Mr. A. Llewellyn, auditor; ...

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  70. THREAT TO FLOOD LADYSMITH.

    Reports received from Delagoa Bay state that the Boers are sending huge I quantities of timber and sandbags to dam the Klip River, with the object of flooding ...

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  71. Advertising

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  72. MOVEMENT IN VICTORIA.

    There are signs that interest in the Bushmen'a Fund is being at last at [?] and several good bheqnes have been received. The North Broken Bill Company has donated 100 gniness to this fund. ...

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  73. Advertising

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  74. Advertising

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