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  2. THE WAR. ADVANCE OF LORD ROBERTS.

    The advance of Field-Marshal Lord Roberts from Bloemfontein has been delayed, owing to the many attacks of pneumonia among his troops caused by ...

    Article : 125 words
  3. LATE EDITION. HERALD OFFICE, 7 a.m. THE WAR.

    Commandant De Wet declares that he found Colonel Broadwood's camp at Koorn Spruit asleep. Owing to the absence of outposts to ...

    Article : 69 words
  4. QUEENSLAND. PREVENTION OF EPIDEMIC DISEASES.

    The Home Secretary proposes to assist the newly created Metropolitan Joint Board for the prevention of epidemie diseases, by equipping a hospital for it so far as the buildings are ...

    Article : 142 words
  5. SPECIAL CABLES.

    The man Meert, who was arrested as the alleged instigator of the attempt by the youth Sipido to shoot the Prince of Wales, is an anarchist. The police ...

    Article : 89 words
  6. BOER PROVOCATION.

    The " Times " this morning statos that the Boers will soon bitterly regret the policy of provocation which they are now pursuing. ...

    Article : 28 words
  7. MAJOR-GENERAL BRABANT'S POSITION.

    Major-General Brabant, who is now at Wepener, has 3000 men, and his artillery consists of two 15-pounders, six 7-pounders, and four Maxims. ...

    Article : 50 words
  8. THE IMPERIAL BUSHMEN'S CONTINGENT.

    Lieutenant-Colonel J. A. Kenneth Mackay, the officer commanding the Imperial Bushmen, yesterday afternoon in a regimental order made the following temporary appointments to the contingent ...

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  9. THE TICK PLAGUE.

    Since the wet weather ticks have been showing in growing numbers in the vicinity of Brisbane. The farthest south they have been obtained is Capiliba, which is just a little below the most ...

    Article : 218 words
  10. BOER PRISONERS AND ST. HELENA.

    Mr. Steyn, ex-President of the Orange Free State, declares that the imprisonment of Boers at St. Helena justifies the placing of British prisoners in the depths of the ...

    Article : 41 words
  11. ROUXVILLE THREATENED.

    Two commandos of Boers threatened Rouxville, about 20 miles north-east of Aliwal North. Lieutenant-Colonel Allen, who, with ...

    Article : 54 words
  12. THE QUEEN'S VISIT TO IRELAND.

    Her Majesty the Queen was greeted with an indescribable ovation in the poorest quarters of Dublin. The Queen reviewed 30,000 children, ...

    Article : 44 words
  13. THE QUEEN'S VISIT TO IRELAND.

    Her Majesty the Queen has reviewed in Ireland 52,000 children, whom she entertained at luncheon. The Queen presented a box of chocolate to each child. ...

    Article : 37 words
  14. INCREASE OF IMPERIAL REVENUE.

    Owing to the increase of the Imperial revenue, the deficit for the year will be £13,750,000 instead of the estimated amount, £17,750,000. ...

    Article : 33 words
  15. FREE STATERS RE-ARM.

    Many Free Staters who had surrendered in the south-eastern portion of the Orange Free State have re-arined, and are now posted in strength at Walsekop, 14 miles ...

    Article : 38 words
  16. TASMANIA.

    Mr. Borohgrevinok and his wife return to London by the Australia on the 21st instant. They were to-day officially received and welcomed at the Town Hall by the Mayor and several ...

    Article : 57 words
  17. TROUBLE IN ASHANTI.

    Sir Frederic Mitchell Hodgson, Governor of the British Gold Coast Colony is now at Kumasi, the capital of Ashanti, where it is reported tribal fighting has ...

    Article : 61 words
  18. PROTECTION FOR SURRENDERED BURGHERS.

    In order to prevent the Free State burghers from being illtreated by the Boers, Lord Roberts has directed that those who have surrendered shall be ...

    Article : 37 words
  19. THE WINKFIELD-MEXICAN COLLISION.

    The transport Winkfield, which collided with the Union and Castle liner Mexican near Capetown, brought remounts to the forces in South Africa. ...

    Article : 52 words
  20. HORSES FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    Ten thousand horses are expected at Capetown during the coming week. Two thousand have just arrived. During Lord Roberts's advance on ...

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  21. NEW ZEALAND.

    It is anticipated that a general increase will take place shortly in shipping rates between Australia and New Zealand and on the New Zealand coast. ...

    Article : 37 words
  22. SURRENDERS TO MAJOR-GENERAL CLEMENTS.

    During Major-General Clements's recent 15 days' march through the western portion of the Free State to a point five miles north of Bloemfontein, he received ...

    Article : 39 words
  23. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted to-day at 2s 3 7-16d per ounce standard. ...

    Article : 18 words
  24. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The Perth Police Department to-day received a telegram from Geraldton, stating that Robert O'Neil, residing at the Flats, had committed sicide by taking poison. ...

    Article : 106 words
  25. TEXAS CLOUD BURST.

    A cloud burst in Central Texas, United States, disastrously inundating the surrounding country. A train northwards of the town of Austin was wreeked, and ...

    Article : 89 words
  26. BLUEJACKETS FOR BLOEMFONTEIN.

    H.M.S. Monarch has sent a contingent of bluejackets to Bloemfontein. ...

    Article : 17 words
  27. ENGAGEMENT AT BOSHOF.

    After the engagement between Lieutenant-General Lord Methuen's force and the Boers at Boshof, 33 miles north-east of Kimberley, it was found that the enemy, ...

    Article : 53 words
  28. THE PLAGUE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The acting principal medical officer, Dr. Harvey, states, as the result of a bacteriological examination of thecause of death of theman Campbell, that the case in undoubtedly one of bubonic plague. Campbell ...

    Article : 210 words
  29. THE REDDERSBURG CAPTURE.

    The Boers at Reddersburg, where 546 British prisoners were' captured, had five guns, and not four as at first reported. April 9. ...

    Article : 207 words
  30. A NEW DIVISION OF THE ARMY CORPS.

    A new division of the army corps has been placed under the command of Colonel Ian Hamilton with the local rank of Lieutenant-General. ...

    Article : 92 words
  31. WRECK OF THE GLENELG.

    A formal investigation into the foundering of the steamer Glenelg on March 25 was commenced today by the Court of Marine Inquiry. It was presided over by Mr. Panton, P.M. Mr. Ferguson ...

    Article : 406 words
  32. A CONSPIRACY CASE.

    On a charge of conspiracy to obtain a certificate of naturalisation from the Home Secretary by means of a false declaration, Bernard Abrahams, solicitor, ...

    Article : 48 words
  33. VICTORIA.

    The produce exported through the Agricultural Department for the fortnight ending 6th instant was valued at £22,500 The Commissioners of the Savings Banks opened ...

    Article : 69 words
  34. GENERAL BOTHA.

    It has been reported that the new Commanderin-Chief of the olloed Boer forces of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State is quite a youug man, being only 36 years of age. Louis ...

    Article : 1,035 words
  35. MR. STEYN'S BROTHERS.

    At the battle of Karee another brother of Mr. Steyn, the ex-President of the Orange Free State, was captured by the British. ...

    Article : 29 words
  36. A NEWSPAPER SUPPRESSED.

    Tho "United Irishmen," a newspaper at Dublin, has boen suppressed for the publication of a seditious article. ...

    Article : 25 words
  37. BOER PRISONERS SUFFERING FROM FEVER.

    Fifteen hundred Boer prisoners have been re-landed at Simonslown, owing to an outbreak of fever on the transports. Thirty of the prisoners escaped, ...

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  38. CYCLONE IN CENTRAL QUEENSLAND.

    A wire from Barealdinestates that a fearful cyclone broke over the town at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon. On the previous night half an inch of rain had fallen, but Sunday morning broke ...

    Article : 413 words
  39. PACIFIC AND CAPE CABLE SCHEMES.

    The Postmaster-General received to-day through the Promier a copy of a precis of the report of the Imperial Pacific Cable Board's cable message, which stated that the board had been ...

    Article : 405 words
  40. IN THE OTHER COLONIES.

    The Chief Secretary has decided to recommend the Govornor-in-Council to incrcase the Tasmanian Bushmen's Corps to a full unit of 110. ...

    Article : 27 words
  41. THE THIRD CONTINGENT.

    The Third Infantry Contingent, camped at Rookwood, held the ordinary drills during yesterday. During the day the men eleared about two acres of scrub land adjacent, which will servs aa a good ...

    Article : 93 words
  42. BAYONETS FOR BOER MERCENARIES.

    The Transvaal Government has manufactured bayonets for the use of its mercenaries. ...

    Article : 22 words
  43. BOERS RAIDING FARMS.

    Strong commandos are rapidly sweeping through the country to the south of Bloemfontein. The commandos carry no baggage; ...

    Article : 98 words
  44. THE SITUATION.

    If any farther explanation were required beyond that already given of the reason why the wait at Bloemfontein has been prolonged it is supplied by the announcement that Lord Roberts's force ...

    Article : 1,257 words
  45. PATRIOTIC FUND.

    On Friday evening the pupils of the Public school, Watson's Bay, gave a juvenile entertainment in the Mission Hall in aid of the Patriotic Fund. The programme consisted of dialogues, recitations, songs, ...

    Article : 92 words
  46. TO-DAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 124 words
  47. NEW ZEALANDERS AT KOORN SPRUIT.

    Major Rotin cables that 17 New Zealanders who were captued at Koorn Spruit formed part of the baggage guard. The men were unhurt, but 10 of their horrs were killed. ...

    Article : 64 words
  48. DEMONSTRATION AT GOULBURN.

    A demonstration was given on Saturday afternoon at the showground in connection with the Teachers' Patriotie Fund by the children of the local Public schools. Although the weather was threatening in ...

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  49. LATE SHIPPING.

    Chittoor, barquentine, 217 tons, Captain Hamilton, from Kaipara March 23. E. F. Broad, agent. Barque Mary More, from tiji. Captain Woods in command. The only passenger is Mrs. Woods. ...

    Article : 170 words
  50. BASUTOLAND.

    The Boers have threatened to invade Basutoland and to invest Wepener East, on the Basuto border. Sir Godfrey Lagden, the British ...

    Article : 64 words
  51. MRS. FIASCHPS FRUIT FUND.

    Mr. C. B. Cairnes, the treasurer to Mrs. Flaschi's fruit fund, reports having received the following contributions:—Lady Darloy, £2; Dr. Ruudle, £2 2s; Dr. and Mrs. Gatewood Davis, £1 1s: Mrs. ...

    Article : 71 words
  52. HORSES FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    Captain Markwell, commissioner in charge of the Maitland depot for horses purchased for the Imperial Army, has already shipped 3200, and expects to send 750 [?] t week to the Cape. Horses are still being ...

    Article : 125 words
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