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  2. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The inquiry into the alleged murder of Cyurs Macfarlane at Grafton on Saturday night has been adjourned. The boy Mruphy, patch, showed the jury his movements after ...

    Article : 148 words
  3. FEDERAL FREE-TRADE CONFERENCE.

    The Australian Free-trade Com[?]ce commenced its sittings to-day, representatives being present from Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales, and South Australia. The ...

    Article : 549 words
  4. CABLE MESSAGES

    During the discussion on the army reorganisation proposals of the Government in the House of Lords yesterday, Lord Salisbury stated that the Government had ...

    Article : 80 words
  5. SOUTH AFRICA.

    Lieutenant Grieve, an Australian officer, who is attached to the Royal Highlanders (the Black Watch), during the engagement between General Macdonald's force and the ...

    Article : 107 words
  6. CITIZENS' VOLUNTEER DEFENCE MOVEMENT.

    The crowded gathering last night in the Centennial Hall was added proof, if any were needed, of the depth and strength of the tide of patriotism which at present flows ...

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  7. ORDER FOR TORPEDOES.

    It is understood that the British Government have placed orders for a large number of Schwartzkopf torpedoes with the manufacturers at Venice. ...

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  8. SALE OF CITY LAND.

    The land in Martin-place, opposite the Post Office, was submitted at auction in lots to-day, and three of the lots were sold. The corner block, having a frontage of 34½ft. to ...

    Article : 105 words
  9. THE SAMOAN TREATY.

    The German Reichstag yesterday approved of the treaty with Great Britain by which the latter renounces her rights in the Samoan group in favour of Germany and ...

    Article : 41 words
  10. DISTRICT COURT JUDGESHIP.

    Mr. C. G. Heydon, Q.C, M.L.C., has notified his acceptance of the position of District Court Judge. The sahiry attached to the position is £1500 per annum. ...

    Article : 32 words
  11. VICTORIA.

    In the case of Dr. J. P. Lalor, who was charged with shooting at W. F. Coghlan while the lattor was conducting an auction sale at Ballarat on the 6th January, the ...

    Article : 59 words
  12. A SHOOTING CASE.

    In the case of William Thomas Clifford, who was charged with shooting Miss Docker, daughter of District Court Judge Docker, the jury, after being locked up all night, ...

    Article : 47 words
  13. INTERCOLONIAL PROTECTIONIST CONFERENCE.

    At a meeting of the executive committee of the National Protection Union to-day, it was decided that the intercolonial protectionist conference should commence its ...

    Article : 74 words
  14. SHIPMENT OF GOLD.

    The shipments of gold by the R.M.S. Himalaya, which left yesterday for London, amounted to £180,000. ...

    Article : 19 words
  15. NEW ZEALAND.

    News has been received from Fiji that the cutter Espeigle, owned by Krause, of Nukulofa, Tonga, was wrecked on Otoma Reef, and Captain John Castles and twelve ...

    Article : 44 words
  16. DEATH OF A MISSIONARY.

    News has been received received Fiji of the sudden death of the Rev. W. W. Lindsay, at the District Training College at Navuloa, on the 4th instant. Mr. Lindsay was the ...

    Article : 51 words
  17. THE KOODOOSBERG ENGAGEMENT.

    Mr. Winterton, an Englishman, who is a refugee from the Boers, together with other refugees, has reached the British lines, and reports that in their flight they passed heaps ...

    Article : 66 words
  18. NEWS FROM THE SOUTH.

    The military authorities are growing impatient at the absence of news regarding the two transports for the Bushmen's Contingents, but they are not due till Saturday, ...

    Article : 220 words
  19. THE NEW GUINEA MISSION.

    At a meeting of the New Guinea Association, Bishop Stone-Wigg intimated that, as a result of his appeals, a sum of £860 had been received towards paying off the bank ...

    Article : 84 words
  20. THE PLAGUE AT HONOLULU.

    When the steamer Moana left Honolulu on the 1st January, the bubonic plague was supposed to have bean stamped out, no fresh cases having been reported for four days. ...

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  21. THE CABLE QUESTION.

    The manager of the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company has forwarded the following letter to the Postmaster-General:— "Referring to my letter of the 7th instant, ...

    Article : 306 words
  22. MORTALITY AT KIMBERLEY.

    Messages have been received from Kimberley stating Chat the death rate there has been terribly high, the mortality being 60 per 1000 among the white population and ...

    Article : 52 words
  23. WHEELING CARNIVAL IN SYDNEY

    The League of Wheelmen continued their cycling carnival to-night, the attendance being in keeping with that on the previous nights. The following were the results of ...

    Article : 122 words
  24. A VALUABLE INVENTION.

    A second trial hag been made by Messrs. Fairfax and Roberts of an invention which 13 designed to make a gun firing smokeless powder visible. The idea is to superimpose ...

    Article : 79 words
  25. OPERATIONS IN NATAL.

    General Sir Redvers Buller, in his report to the War Office on the recent engagement north of the Tugela River, states that after the capture of Vaalkrantz by the British ...

    Article : 96 words
  26. INTRODUCTION OF BACILLI.

    An application has been made to the Minister for Lands (the Hon. T. H. Hassall) by the Board of Health, under the Animals Infectious Diseases Act, for leave to Dr. ...

    Article : 117 words
  27. MINING FATALITY AT KALGOORLIE.

    A shocking accident happened to-day in the Lake View and Bowlder Junction mine, by which Henry Uren lost his life, and another man was so severely injured ...

    Article : 154 words
  28. SUPPLIES FOR MEN AT THE FRONT.

    The Premier has received a message from the War Office, asking that supplies of food for men and horses at the front should be sent by, the Atlantian and Maplemore. Mr. ...

    Article : 62 words
  29. WITHDRAWAL FROM SLINGERSFONTEIN.

    The British and colonial force recently operating at Slingersfontein have now withdrawn to Rendburg, near Colesberg, owing to their eastern flank being threatened by the ...

    Article : 34 words
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  31. NEW SOUTH WALES LANCERS.

    The New South Wales Lancers, who are to leave for South Africa by the steamer Australasian on Friday, were at the rifle butts to-day, and their shooting is reported ...

    Article : 44 words
  32. MORE TROOPS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    An additional 2000 troops sailed from. England yesterday for South Africa. ...

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  33. PATRIOTIC RACE MEETING POSTPONED.

    During a heavy rainstorm to-day, ¾in. fell in ten minutes. Owing to the downpour the A.J.C. Meeting in aid of the Bushmen's Contingent was postponed till Friday ...

    Article : 42 words
  34. ATTITUDE OF THE SYDNEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.

    It is explained in connection with the attitude of the Sydney Chamber of Commerce with regard to the Eastern Extension Company's proposals by cable communication. ...

    Article : 62 words
  35. FURTHER REINFORCEMENTS REQUIRED.

    The correspondent of the "Times" at Capetown, wiring to that journal, recommends the despatch by the British Government of 75,000 additional troops to South ...

    Article : 34 words
  36. A GENEROUS DONATION.

    The Hon. Simon Fraser, M.L.C., has donated £1000 to the Bushmen's Contingent, and offered a second cheque for a similar amount if another contingent is sent. ...

    Article : 38 words
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  38. V.R.C. PATRIOTIC RACE MEETING.

    The profits of the Patriotic Race Meeting held to-day by the Victoria Racing Club amounted to over £1600, which includes a cheque for £100 from Mr. W. R. Wilson. ...

    Article : 53 words
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  40. OFFER FROM CANADA.

    The Canadian Government have made an offer to the Imperial Government to supply a force of Canadian militia to form the garrison at Halifax, Nova Scotia, thus ...

    Article : 65 words
  41. WYNNUM DIVISIONAL BOARD.

    At the monthly meeting of the Wynnum Divisional Board last night, it was resolved to grant the Wynnum Brass Band free use of the Board Hall for practice purposes for ...

    Article : 204 words
  42. NEW ZEALAND ITEMS.

    A difficulty has occurred with the Lascar crew on the steamer Knight Templar, which is engaged to take the third contingent to the Cape. They contend that their time ...

    Article : 91 words
  43. THE PRETORIA MINT.

    It is reported from Pretoria that, in consequence of the difficulty experienced in passing the coinage of the South African Republic, the Transvaal Mint is now turning ...

    Article : 42 words
  44. WEATHER TELEGRAMS.

    Splendid rain fell here last night and this morning, over 2in. being registered. The weather is still unsettled. YANGAN, February 14. ...

    Article : 273 words
  45. NOTES ON THE CABLES.

    According to the latest reports from beleaguered Kimberley, the inhabitants of that town have been subjected to the visitation of a more insidious and deadly foe than the ...

    Article : 776 words
  46. PUBLIC WORKS TENDERS.

    Tendere are invited by the Department of Public Works for reroofing. with iron the medical superintendent's quarters, Dunwich; also for improvements, reroofing and repairs, State school, ...

    Article : 59 words
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