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  2. FEDERAL MOVEMENT. SPEECH BY THE PEEMIER.

    As the time approaches for the Federal Convention election to take place people are beginning to bestow keen consideration upon the principles which should influence them in the selection of candidates. ...

    Article : 761 words
  3. SECOND EDITION. ARRIVAL OF THE R.M.S. ARCADIA.

    The R.M.S. Arcadia, A. C. Loggin commander, arrived from Colombo at 9 a.m. The following are the passengers in the saloon:— For Albany: Messrs. Shrubsole, Bartholomew, ...

    Article : 160 words
  4. SPECIAL CABLES. FROM THE HERALD'S LONDON CORRESPONDENTS. BRITISH POLITICS.

    In the House of Commons last night a bill introduced by Mr. J. Samuel (Liberal), M.P. for Stockton-on-Tees, requiring persons in charge of boilers of engines in ...

    Article : 74 words
  5. EUROPEAN SITUATION. THE CRETAN TROUBLE.

    The Admirals in command of the combined fleets at Canea have informed the Greek Consul that any attack by the Greek forces upon an occupied town would ...

    Article : 266 words
  6. VICTORIA. THE INDIAN FAMINE FUND.

    The Mayor of Melbourne has received an acknowledgment of the receipt of £1000, being the first instalment of the Victorian subscriptions to the Indian Famine Relief Fund. The Chief ...

    Article : 61 words
  7. RIFLE TEAM FOR ENGLAND.

    A deputation, representing the Victorian Rifle Association, waited on the Minister for Defence to-day, with a request for a grant of £2000 to enable a team of 12 riflemen to be sent to England ...

    Article : 148 words
  8. THE INDIAN FAMINE.

    The Mansion House Indian Famine Belief Fund now amounts to £303,000. ...

    Article : 21 words
  9. QUEENSLAND.

    The Premier has written to the members of the Queensland National Bank Commission asking them whether they are willing to go on with the completion of their investigations. The Premier ...

    Article : 185 words
  10. WRECK OF THE COUNTY OF ANTRIM.

    The Court of Marine Inquiry to-day gave its decision in the case of John Hyland, master of the barque County of Antrim, who was charged with misconduct in casting his vessel away near ...

    Article : 163 words
  11. THE REVOLT IN THE PHILIPPINES.

    The Spanish forces in the Philippine Islands attacked the rebels, who were in an entrenched position. The insurgents were defeated, with a ...

    Article : 52 words
  12. IMMIGRATION IN AMERICA.

    The United States Senate has passed a bill requiring immigrants to be able to read and write some language. The measure is a modification of the ...

    Article : 36 words
  13. A COWARDLY ACT.

    A cowardly not is reported from Tarnagulla. A miner named Nicholas, while working in a drive, was hailed from the surface, and upon coming out of the drive into the shaft a lump of quartz was ...

    Article : 57 words
  14. ARRIVAL OF ENGLISH CYCLISTS.

    Messrs. A. C. Edwards and J. Green, noted English professional cyclists, arrived to-day by the R.M.S. Ormaz. They are in good fettle, and hope to compete at the approaching Sydney ...

    Article : 38 words
  15. THE PRESIDENT-ELECT OF THE UNITED STATES.

    Major M'Kinley, the President-elect of the United States, is suffering from influenza. ...

    Article : 22 words
  16. THE VICTORIAN ELEVEN.

    The vacancy in the Victorian eleven to play at Adelaide, caused by the retirement of A. E. Johns, has been filled by the selection of T. Hastings. ...

    Article : 30 words
  17. TURKISH MILITARY MOVEMENTS.

    The Sultan has ordered military measures to be taken on the Greek frontier, and is calling out further regiments of Redifs. Edhem Pasha has been ...

    Article : 35 words
  18. COUNTRY NEWS. QUEENSLAND INTEREST IN KIAMA DAIRYING.

    Mr. Samuel Grimes, of Rockholme, Coomera, Queensland, and a member of the Legislative Assembly of that colony and the founder of the Queensland Farmers' Union, is now in this district ...

    Article : 160 words
  19. THE WESTINGHOUSE BRAKE.

    It is proposed under the Railway Loan Appropriation Act to spend £150,000 towards equipping waggons with the Westinghouse brake. It appears that the total sum required to complete ...

    Article : 61 words
  20. MIDLAND RAILWAY OF NEW ZEALAND.

    The appeal against the appointment of Mr. A. Youngs, of Messrs. Turquand, Youngs, Bishop, and Clarke, accountants, as official receiver for the Midland ...

    Article : 43 words
  21. QUEENSLAND.

    The first district proclaimed under the Factories Act is the same as that under the contoral of the Traffic Board. Information has been received of a heavy ...

    Article : 209 words
  22. ROYAL HUMANE SOCIETY.

    At the monthly meeting of the directors of the Royal Humane Society of Australia it was decided to award silver medals to Goorge Ross (mate), Gilbert Mowitt ...

    Article : 96 words
  23. THE REGULATIONS FOR THE ELECTION.

    Although no definite information was procurable yesterday from the officials who have the drawing-up of the regulations in connection with the election, it is believed that new regulations will be ...

    Article : 83 words
  24. INTERNATIONAL SANITARY CONFERENCE.

    An International Sanitary Conference was held at Venice yesterday. The representatives of France and Russia urged the immediate ratification of the ...

    Article : 55 words
  25. A FEDERATION SPEECH AT FORBES.

    Mr. J. B. Reymond, M.L.A., addressed a large meeting in the town hall here last night, the Mayor (Dr. Calder) being in the chair. Mr. Reymond reviewed the principal doings of Parliament during the ...

    Article : 184 words
  26. THE PREMIER AT THE PROTESTANT HALL.

    The Premier, Mr. G. H. Reid, delivered an address at the Protestant Hall yesterday evening. The building was crowded to excess a considerable time before 8 o'clock. A number of ladies' were ...

    Article : 6,345 words
  27. THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS.

    A public meeting, convened by the Major, was held in the Town Hall to-night for the purpose of arousing interest in the federal elections. The Mayor presided, ...

    Article : 86 words
  28. PRIVY COUNCIL APPEAL.

    The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has reserved judgment in the appeal the Wavertree Sailing Ship Company, Limited, v. J. R. Love and Co. ...

    Article : 344 words
  29. ROYAL AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA.

    The annual meeting of the Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria was held to-day. The report showed that the revenue for the year was £4849, being £558 less than for, the previous year. ...

    Article : 143 words
  30. NEWCASTLE. TATTERSALL'S CLUB.

    A very successful picnic under the auspices of the Newcastle Tattersall's Club took place at Tomago to-day. The steamer chartered for the occasion made two trips and conveyed 150 pleasure-seekers to ...

    Article : 94 words
  31. WILFUL MURDER OF A CHILD.

    The coroner, Mr. R. Page, held an inquest at Casino to-day touching the death of a female infant found yesterday in the river. The body had a piece of calico, evidently of a woman's undergarment, ...

    Article : 94 words
  32. FATAL ACCIDENT AT COOTAMUNDRA.

    Thus morning an accident occurred here on the railway station, proving fatal. James Howlett, night officer, met the morning express at 4 o'clock, and jumped on to the stepboard talking to the ...

    Article : 138 words
  33. VISIT OF MR. CARRUTHERS.

    The Minister for Lands arrived here by the 1.40 train, and was received at the railway station by a number of prominent citizens, including the Rev. Dr. Doyle, Messrs. H. W. Lee, D. J. M'Lean, ...

    Article : 73 words
  34. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The Premier of New Zealand (Mr. Seddon) arrived on a visit to Adelaide by the Melbourne express yesterday morning. Mr. Seddon was accompanied by Mrs. Seddon, Miss Seddon, and ...

    Article : 61 words
  35. ACCIDENT TO THE CRANES.

    Owing to one of the pressure pipes in connection with the hydraulic craues at the Dyke bursting last night work was supended for some time. The accident occurred at 10 p.m., and repairs were not ...

    Article : 63 words
  36. KEMPSEY QUARTER SESSIONS.

    The Quarter Sessions and the District Court were opened this morning before Judge Coffey. Samuel Plomley, charged with an indecent offence, was found not guilty. John Clune, on a charge of ...

    Article : 2,271 words
  37. NEWCASTLE BENEVOLENT SOCIETY.

    A meeting of the ladies; committee of the Newcastle Benevolent Society was held this afternoon in the Newcastle Council-chambers, in connections with the fête to be held at the opening of the new ...

    Article : 504 words
  38. NEW ZEALAND.

    Lord Onslow has sent out an illuminated address and a fine Union Jack, 20ft. by 12ft., to the Ngatiahuia tribe, after which tribe his son born in New Zealand was named. Lady Onslow ...

    Article : 81 words
  39. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    A gruesome discovery has been brought to light at Balck Flag, and the police are now engaged in course of strict investigation into the matter. It is believed to be a case of child-murder. It is ...

    Article : 194 words
  40. PORT AUGUSTA TO COOLGARDIE.

    J. C. Thompson completed his third trip overland to Coolgardie from South Australia yesterday. He left Port Augusta at the end of September, accompanied by a black boy, with a mob of 22 horses. ...

    Article : 190 words
  41. TASMANIA.

    The Tasmanian Fisheries Commission has been requested to send 40,000 front ova to the Western Australian Acclimatisation Society next season, and will do so. ...

    Article : 45 words
  42. FATAL RAILWAY ACCIDENT.

    A man named George Carpenter was killed by the mail train yesterday morning. The body was found on the line near the town. At an inquest to-day a verdict of accidental death was returned. ...

    Article : 39 words
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