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  2. THE WAR

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Major-Gene. ran Lord Kitchener narrowly escaped capture while sleeping in the train on Thursday at Leeuwspruit siding, 43 ...

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    LONDON, Wednesday.—Only Chinese messages from Pekin are allowed to reach the coast. One declares that the British flag was flying on the south ...

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  4. Death of Lord Loch.

    LONDON, Thursday.—The death of Lord Loch is announced. For some years he was Chief Commissioner at the Cape. In the course of his ...

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    The debate in the Legislative Assembly on the censure motion was continued after our report closed last night Mr. CRICK, who followed Mr. Meagher, ...

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  6. The Rising in Ashanti.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Captain Wilson's column has defeated the Ashantis near Kovissa. The British had 10 men killed and ...

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    A meeting of the Newcastle Vigilance Committee (minus those who originally composed it) was held at the council chambers. Watt-street, last night. ...

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  8. Boers Hemmed in at Ficksburg.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—The Boers at Ficksburg, in Orange River Colony, near the Basutoland border, are hemmed in by Lieutenant-General ...

    Article : 63 words
  9. Actuary Examinations.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 36 words
  10. Appeal Dismissed.

    LONDON, Thursday.—The appeal in the case of the owners of the Waikato's cargo of wool versus the New Zealand Shipping Company was dismissed. ...

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  11. Roberts Silent.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—No news has been received from Lord Roberts since June 16. It is supposed that the telegraph wires have been cut. ...

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  12. No News of Seymour.

    LONDON, Thursday.—Rear-Admiral Brace, second in command of the British squadron on the China station, cables that up to the 18th there was ...

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    The officials of Dumbell's Isle of Man Bank, who were charged with having issued a false balance-sheet and with embezzlement, have been ...

    Article : 195 words
  14. De Wet Attacks Methuen.

    LONDON, Thursday.—Commandant De Wet, on the 19th inst., obstructed General Methuen while escorting a large convoy to Heilbron. The Boers ...

    Article : 36 words
  15. In Pretoria and Johannesburg.

    LONDON, Thursday.—Pretoria is quiet. The shops in Johannesburg are open and the market is daily becoming ...

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  16. Capture of Boer Guns.

    LONDON, Thursday.—colonel Eaton's Mounted Corps captured two guns on the 19th inst., in the direction of Rustenburg, from Commandant Du ...

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  17. Baden-Powell at Rustenburg.

    LONDON, Thursday.—General Baden-Powell is at Rustenburg, which is quiet. ...

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    The installation of Bro. W. E. Bramble as Worshipful Master, and the investiture of officers of Lodge Sedgwick, 125, U.G.L. of N.S.W. took place in the ...

    Article : 368 words
  19. The Fight at Diamond Hill.

    LONDON, Thursday.—The casualties at Diamond Hill include Lieutenant Drage, killed; Captain Holmes, wounded slightly; Sergeant-Major Liggins, ...

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  20. More Troops Landed.

    LONDON, Thursday.—Further detachments of troops have been landed to protect Tientsin. The Boxers have paralysed all ...

    Article : 91 words
  21. Deaths in Hospital.

    LONDON, Thursday.—The following deaths are announced:—New South Wales: Private E. Conybeare, at Bloemfontein, of dysentery. ...

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  22. Communications Restored.

    LONDON, Thursday.—It is officially stated that all the Pretoria and Capetown communications have been restored. ...

    Article : 19 words
  23. Further Boxer Outrages.

    LONDON, Thursday.— A Foreign Office telegram from Chefoo states that the Boxers have damaged the railway line north of Tientsin, also burning ...

    Article : 55 words
  24. The Manchester Port at Beira.

    LONDON, Thursday.—The Manchester Port, with the Bushmen, arrived at Beira and sailed for Algoa Bay (Port Elizabeth) on the 15th. Other ...

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    Mr. Owen Betts, representing Messrs.. John Betts and Sons, of London, gave a highly successful fire extinguishing exhibition on the vacant block of land opposite ...

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  26. Li Hung Chang Mediating.

    LONDON, Thursday.—Li Hung Chang declares that he is mediating in the interests of peace. ...

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  27. Hunter at Krugersdorp.

    LONDON, Thursday.—General Hunter has arrived at Krugersdorp un-opposed. ...

    Article : 13 words
  28. Overawing Shanghai.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—The gums of the British cruiser Undaunted, Captain Clarke, are trained on the Woosung forts so as to overawe Shanghai. ...

    Article : 70 words
  29. Commandant Eloff.

    LONDON, Thursday.—Commandant Eloff is at Capetown en route to St. Helena. ...

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  30. Australian Casualties.

    PERTH, Thursday.—The following cable has been received from the High Commissioner in South Africa (Sir A. Milner) :—"Perth, Wednesday.— ...

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    A discovery, which brings to light a murder committed almost 16 years ago, has been made at Kildress, county Tyrone. An old man named Alexander ...

    Article : 182 words
  32. American Interests.

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Rear-Admiral Kempff, in command of the American squadron before Taku, has been given by the United States ...

    Article : 76 words
  33. THURSDAY, JUNE 21.

    The Speaker took the chair at half-past 4 o'clock. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS. Mr. GILLIES asked if it were the ...

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    Philosophers, moved with an inspiration in the still watches of the night, or poets and reamers, awakening out of sleep to the possession of some new ...

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    The Postmaster-General has received the following:—"Berne notifies: Chinese Administration advises that telegrams for ...

    Article : 81 words
  36. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 141 words

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