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  2. A.T THE FRONT. WHERE THE BOERS ARE.

    A "drift" is what we call a crossiug-place, and we are still camped at this crossing-place of the Modder River. We are the advance post on the east of the camp, nearer to the Boers than ...

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  3. THE WAR. THE KOORN SPRUIT AMBUSH.

    Further particulars of the ambuscade at Koorn Spruit, noar Bloeir[?] ntein waterworks, on Saturday last, are to hand. Rimington's Scouts and Roberts's ...

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  4. LATE EDITION. HERALD OFFICE, 7 a.m. THE WAR.

    An open-air meeting at Capetowu in favour of the annexation of the Orange Free State and the Transvaal was attended by 20,000 people. ...

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  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    Her Majesty the Queen crossed from Llandudno to Kingstown yesterday, and was not fatigued by the voyage. Her Majesty witnessed the ...

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  6. FEDERATION. DELEGAT[?]S' MEMORANDUM.

    The reply of the Imperial. Government to the memorandum drawn up by the federal delegates criticising the objections taken by the law officers to ...

    Article : 123 words
  7. FOREIGNERS PATICIPATE IN THE AMBUSH.

    Many foreigners who are serving with the Boers, including Blake's Irish Brigade, participated in the ambush at Koorn Spruit. ...

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  8. BRITISH COMMUNICATIONS THREATENED.

    A large body of Boors is moving to the south-west of Bloemfontein in the direction of the railway line. The British infantry has been ...

    Article : 40 words
  9. THE IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

    In the House of Commons last night Mr. T. C. H. Hedderwick (Liberal) moved a resolution that the colonies should havd some direct representation in the British ...

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  10. BRITISH NEWSPAPERS DESPONDENT.

    The British newspapers are despondent at the renewed vitality of the Northern Free State burghers, as the threatening attitude which they now assume is ...

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  11. MEASURE SUPPORTED BY THE OPPOSITION.

    The Opposition in Parliament has virtually promised to support the bill unaltered. The "Morning Post" in a leading ...

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  12. GENERAL FRENCH AT BLOEMFONTEIN.

    Lieutonant-General J. D. P. French's division has returned to Bloemfontein. ...

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  13. GENERAL OLIVIER'S STRATEGY.

    General Olivier's brilliant strategy in reoccupying Ladybrand and retaking Thab' anchu has struck the only vulnerable point in Lord Roberts's position. ...

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  14. THE IMPERIAL BUSHMEN'S CONTINGENT.

    By 2 o'clock, yesterday afternoon the new camp on the Rookwood Park was in complete order, and everything so well arranged that an outsider would have been under the impression that the Bushmen ...

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  15. 6 a.m. GENERAL JOUBERT's FUNERAL.

    In pronouncing a eulogy on the deceased general at General Joubert's funeral at Rustfoutein, President Kruger said that he attributed the Boer defeats ...

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  16. AUSTRALIA'S AID TO THE MOTHERLAND.

    Speaking at the Savage Club last night, Mr. C. C. Kingston declared that Australia would give its last shilling to aid the motherland. ...

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  17. LORD ROBERTS'S MESSAGE TO MAFEKING.

    Field-Marshal Lord Roberts has sent an encouraging message to the defending force at Mafeking, in which he hoped the garrison would resist a little longer. ...

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  18. SPEECH BY MR. DEAKIN.

    Speaking at the Society of Arts last night Mr. A. Deakin admitted that the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Bill had those defects which were ...

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  19. BRITISH OFFICERS ESCAPE FROM PRETORIA.

    Captain Haldare, and Lieutenant F. W. Le Mesurier of the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, have reached Delagoa Bay after accomplishing a sensational escape from ...

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  20. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN SEPARATION MOVEMENT.

    In the House of Commons last night Mr. Chamberlain, in answer to a question relative to the reason of Sir Gerard Smith not taking with him from Western ...

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  21. AT LADYSMITH.

    Day by day the investment of Ladysmith has growm eloser, and thicker than ever the Dutoh guns have been clustered round the town. If time were not the essence of the centract, they ...

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  22. GALLANT ATTEMPT TO RESCUE GUNS.

    Lord Roberts attributes the delay in the reception of details of the Koorn Spruit ambush to interruption, on the telegraph wires and to the signalling being ...

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  23. SIR ALFRED MILNER.

    Sir Alfred Milner, High Commissioner for South Africn, has returned to Capetown from his visit to Lord Roberts at Bloemfontein. ...

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  24. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 3½d per ounce standard. ...

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  25. EMIGRANTS FOR QUEENSLAND.

    The steamship Jumna is conveying 420 emigrants to Queensland. The number includes 178 spinsters, who have agreed to manufacture comforts ...

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  26. THE TALLOW MARKET.

    At the sales of Australasian tallow 1625 casks were offered and 300 were sold. Mutton, fine, realised 30s 3d; mutton, medium, realised 28s 6d; beef, fine, ...

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  27. THE BUSHMEN'S CONTINGENT.

    The New South Wales Bushmen's Contingent and the Tasmanian Bushmen's Contingent will proceed to Rhodesia via Beira. ...

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  28. THE QUEEN'S VISIT TO IRELAND.

    The Queen landed this morning at Kingstown and was received with great enthusiasm. ...

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  29. THE QUEENSLAND BUSHMEN.

    The transport Duke of Portland which left Brisbane on March 1, with the Queensland Bushmen's Contingent aboard, has arrived at Tuble Bay, Cape ...

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  30. QUEENSLAND. RAILWAY INQUIRY COMMITTEE.

    The appointment of the committee to inquire into certain railway proposals is understood now to have been decided upon as follows:—Hon. A. H. Barlow (chairman), Messrs. F. Curnow ...

    Article : 71 words
  31. AN IMPERIAL ZOLLVEREIN.

    In the House of Commons last night, in the course of his specch on Mr. Hedderwick's resolution, Mr. Chamberlain stated that an Imperial Zollverein, ...

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  32. IMPORTATION OF AUSTRALIAN APPLES.

    The apples which were shipped on board the R.M.S. Oroya have arrived in excellent condition. Tasmanian ribstones realised from 13s to 16s a case; ...

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  33. MORTALITY AMONGST BOER PRISONERS.

    The mortality amongst Boer prisoners at Simonstown is increasing. It is due to the prevalence of typhoid contracted by the Boers during their occupancy of ...

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  34. THE STATE-AIDED SUGAR MILLS.

    The Government has found itself compelled to take possession of the Presperine Central Sugar Mill, in South Bowen. This mill has paid neither interest nor redemption on the debt owing to the ...

    Article : 127 words
  35. THE SITUATION.

    Officlal detailed information in regard to the recent fighting in the Orange Free State between Bloemiontein and Tha[?] nebu was delayed owing to telegraphic interruptions, and owing to a ...

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  36. AUSTRALIAN FEDERATION.

    The Australian Federal delegates were entertained by the Eighty Club last night. In the course of a speech Mr. E. Barton, the New South Wales delegate, appealed ...

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  37. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The Marloo arrived from Adelaide this morning. The Health Officer, on boarding, found that a boy, 10 years of age, John M'Mahon, who had booked from Sydney, had died ...

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  38. THE BAIT FOR THE CONVOY.

    A couple of unarmed Boers loitered near the drift of the spruit when the British were crossing, and served as a bait for the convoy, making it believe that ...

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  39. BISE IN INTERCOLONIAL FREIGHTS.

    Owing to the restrictions on acoount of the bubonic plague, and the consequent delays and expense arising therefrom, a rise in coastal freights has occurred. The B.I.Q.A., Adelaide, ...

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  40. THE LATE PROFESSOR MIVART.

    Cardinal Vanghan has prohibited any priest from conducting the burial service at the funeral of the late Professor Mivart. ...

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  41. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The press has been [?]nformed in connection with the South Australian loan that the Bank of Adelaide has cabled lenders for £181,800 through the London branch, which has charge of the ...

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  42. THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN LOAN.

    Tenders for the South Australian 3 per cent. loan of £1,000,000, the minimum for which was fixed at £94 10s, were opened to-day. ...

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  43. THE VICTORIAN COMMANDER.

    At a meeting of the Cabmet to-meht Colonel Kelly was appointed to command the Victorian contingent in South Africa, Colonel Kelly holds the command of the Victorian Field Artillery, and is a ...

    Article : 42 words
  44. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 113 words
  45. RENEWEB VITALITY OF THE NORTHERN FREE STATERS.

    The guns captured at Koorn Spruit were removed by the Boers before the arrival of Major-General Colvile, and were not purauod because the enemy held ...

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  46. THE NEW ZEALAND BUSHMEN.

    The Monowai, with the New Zealand Bushmen an[?]rd, sailed for the Cape this morning after bunke[?]ing 600 tons of coal. The officers were entertained at the club, while her men were allowed ...

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  47. FATALITY AT SEA.

    A painful incident involving the death of a young Norwiegan sailor named W. Fiek marred the voyage of the British ship Dartford, which arrived in Hobson's Bay from London to-day The occurrence ...

    Article : 143 words
  48. VICTORIA.

    The Marine Underwriters' Association report with regard to the Otterburn, barque, which left Melbourne for London on October 28:—" In reply to our inquiry we have received the following ...

    Article : 145 words
  49. STATION REPORTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 112 words
  50. TROOPSHIPS AND TRANSPOUTS.

    By the mail which arrived on Tuesday the P. and O. Company received particulars, of the movem[?]ts of the steamers which are sctively engaged as her Majosty's transports. In all there are 13 vessels ...

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  51. LATE MINING.

    The Lady Shenton Company crushed during March 1232 tons of stone for 1230oz. of gold. ...

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