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  2. CABLE MESSAGES

    Her Majesty Queen Victoria has given a donation of 500 guineas and H. R. H. the Prince of Wales 250 guineas to the fund which was initiated by the Lord Mayor of ...

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  3. SOUTH AFRICA.

    It is reported that a strong impression now prevails in official circles in Capetown that Fleld-Marshal Lord Roberts, Comimander-in-Chief of the British forces in ...

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  4. INTERCOLONIAL.

    At a meeting held at the Exchange to day, it was decided to send the following cable message to Mr. Chamberiain:—"The Fire and Marine Underwriters' Association ...

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  5. THE PLAGUE.

    Information has been receiver from Townsville that a man named Garde, the second supposed case at Magnetic Island, had died. The medical officer in charge ...

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  6. LORD ROBERTS'S MOVEMENTS.

    Lord Roberts has now moved forward to Smaldeel, six miles north of the Vet River. The British force has made a large capture of forage and railway material from ...

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  7. PATRIOTIC FUND COMMITTEE.

    A meeting of the Patriotic Fund Committee was held at the Town Hall yesterday afternoon, there being present—Messrs. A. J. Callan (chairman), George Jackson (hon. ...

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  8. BOERS IN RETREAT.

    Reports just received from the front state that the Boers are now in full retreat towards Kroonstad, where preparations have been made for some time past for a ...

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  9. BOER BRUTALITY.

    Reports have bean received ragarding an exciting experience by a trooper named Smythe, of the Cape Mounted Poffee, who was intercepted and captured by the ...

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  10. THE GRENFELL SHOOTING CASE.

    The two men who were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the shooting of the manager of the Bank of New South Wales, at Grenfell, have been released. ...

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  11. A VOLUNTEER RESERVE.

    It has been announced that the British War Office has decided to form a Volunteer Reserve in the United Kingdom. ...

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  12. ANOTHER SUSPICIOUS CASE AT TOWNSVILLE.

    Information has been received by the Government that another steward on the steamer Cintra, on which the cases of plague occurred, is showing suspicious ...

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  13. SERIOUS FIGHTING IN ASHANTI.

    Further news has now been received from West Africa of the native rising in Ashanti. It is stated that Sir F. M. Hodgson, the Governor of Gold Coast Colony, and ...

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  14. CAPTURE OF BRANDFORT.

    Further details have now been received of the occupation of Brandfort, thirty-six miles north of Bloemfontein, on Thursday last. ...

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  15. LATEST SCRATCHINGS.

    Mora has been struck out of the Birthday Cup. ...

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  16. NEW ZEALAND.

    Instructions have been issued to all post offices in the colony to take suitable means of promptly making known the relief of Mafeking, immediately on receipt of the ...

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  17. THE ROCKHAMPTON PATIENTS.

    Dr. Turner reports that there are four patients quarantined at Rockhampton. He has examined two, and found they are clear cases of plague. It is so long since the ...

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  18. BOER PRISONERS IN CEYLON.

    The "Ceylon Times" has published a statement that a healthy site has been chosen in Ceylon, to which Boer prisoners of war will be deported from South Africa. ...

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  19. ILLNESS OF THE PREMIER.

    The Premier has been warned by his medical adviser that unless he takes absolute rest he is likely to be seized with paralysis. ...

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  20. MR. STEAD AND THE BOER DELEGATES.

    It is reported that Mr. W. T. Stead accompanied the Boer peace delegates (who huve left for America) through the English Channel as far as Boulogne. ...

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  21. EQUIPPING THE HOSPITALS.

    The building and equipping of the various plague hospitals up the coast appears to be proceeding satisfactorily. A hospital is now being established for Maryborough at ...

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  22. A HANDSOME SUBSCRIPTION.

    The Government have decided to contribute £5000 from the Consolidated Revenue to the Indian Famine Fund. ...

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  23. THE "SAPHO" LIBEL ACTION.

    In connection with the action instituted by Miss Olga Nethersole, the well-known actress, against a Presbyterian clergyman of New York, for a libel (uttered in the ...

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  24. NOTES ON THE CABLES.

    The capture of Brandfort by the British appears to have been a very smart piece of work. The Boers under Delarey, to the number of over 4000, held a strong line of ...

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  25. THE HUGHENDEN SHOW.

    The annual show of the Pastoral and Agricultural Association was opened to-day, but of course it was nothing like the success it would have been had an average rainfall ...

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  26. RELEASE OF THE MARANOA.

    It appears that previous to the release of the steamer Maranoa another case of illness was reported—that of a seaman. Consequently the Government medical officer, ...

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  27. NEW GUINEA NEWS.

    The Waipra, Endeavour, and Jessie Riley have arrived from New Guinea. A splendid find is reported from Sydney Koolamadow. It is a magnificent reef, and stated ...

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  28. PRECAUTIONS AT THE LANDS OFFICE.

    Some time ago, under instructions issued by Mr. O'Connell (Minister for Lands) steps were taken to clean out and disinfect the premises of the Lands and Survey Offices, ...

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  29. THE FOURTH CONTINGENT.

    Although nothing has been allowed to tranpsire locally as to the movements of the Queensland Contingent of Imperial Bushmen, it is evident that negotiations are now ...

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  30. THE DISINFECTION OF SCHOOLS.

    Several correspondents have urged the need for the thorough disinfection of schools, and for the systematic destruction of rats, and it has been alleged by some that nothing ...

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  31. THE WESTERN FRONTIER.

    The British force under Major-General Sir Archibald Hunter, which is advancing northward from Kimberley, and has just passed the Vaal River at Windsorton without ...

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  32. PASSAGE OF THE VET RIVER.

    Field-Marshal Lord Roberts has wired to the War Office from the Vet River, under Saturday's date, stating that the British troops had just succeeded in crossing that ...

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  33. FIRST CONTINGENT.

    A telegram has been received by the Governor from Sir Alfred Milner, dated Capetown, 6th May, stating that three privates of the First Queensland Contingent ...

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  34. LATER PARTICULARS.

    Further details of the passage of the Vet River show that General Hutton found the enemy, who had two long-range guns and four other guns, strongly holding the river ...

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  35. A SEVERE ENGAGEMENT.

    Further particulars of General Hunter's movements state that after crossing the Vaal River he sent Major-General Barton to dislodge a force of 3000 Bo[?]s from a ...

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  36. A FIRE AT SEA.

    News has been received of the burning at sea of the Chilian ship Hindostan. The vessel was laden with lumber, and was bound from San Francisco to Valparaiso. ...

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  37. THE RAT NUISANCE.

    "Pro Bono Publico" writes:—It may not be widely known that the breakwater at the Hamilton is infested with rats, and as this place is a favourite resort for the old ...

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  38. SAYING GOOD-BYE.

    Private J. Smith, of Silkstone, who is going with the Queensland Bushmen's Contingent to South Africa, was presented by his friends and companions, on Saturday ...

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  39. ELECTORAL REGISTRATION SOCIETY.

    At a meeting of the members of the Queensland Political Association on the 5th April, it was resolved that the association be wound up. On the 30th of the same month a large and influential ...

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  40. WATER FOR FLUSHING DRAINS.

    As their contribution to the city cleansing operations now being carried out by the city authorities for the prevention of any further outbreak of plague the Board of ...

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  41. A BIG SURPRISE.

    In values awaits all Customers who do their shopping at Carew, Gardner, and Billington's.* ...

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  42. ACCIDENT TO THE MANCHESTER PORT.

    The Premier has received information confirmatory of that received from pur Sydney representative in regard to the repairs to the Manchester Port. It is expected that ...

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  43. Advertising

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  44. JUST OPENED

    A fine assortment of the latest French and West of England Worsteds for winter wear, which shall be offered to the public at my usual bedrock prices. Call and inspect the ...

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  45. CITIZENS' VIGILANCE COMMITTEE.

    A meeting of the Citizens' Vigilance Committee, appointed at the pubic meeting last Thursday, was held yesterday afternoon at the Cafe Imperial. There were ...

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  46. COLONEL PATTERSON'S RETURN.

    Lieutenant-Colonel Patterson, Who has been serving in South Africa, returned here to-day, and was tendered a most demonstrative welcome. He was met at Monkland ...

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  47. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS.

    The Transvaal Government is stated to be engaged in Certifying and provisioning the town of Lydenburg, with the intention of making it the new capital, in ...

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  48. CONVINCING BIT OF EVIDENCE

    The most sceptical man cannot refuse to believe the evidence of his own senses, and the continual and [?] increase of Charles Gilbert's [?] business in the face of ...

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  49. REPORTED OCCUPATION OF WINBURG.

    Reports received from Bloemfontein state that it was understood there that Colonel Ian Hamilton yesterday occupied Winburg, an important position north-east of the Vet ...

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  50. THE WOUNDED AUSTRALIANS.

    Later details have been received regarding the wounded Australians who were among the casualties sustained by Colonel Ian Hamilton's force in the engagement with ...

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  51. ACCUMULATED CORRESPONDENCE.

    In order to cope with the enormous amount of 'Australian correspondence which has accumulated at the Cape, four officers are being sent from here to South Africa. ...

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  52. WEST END RECREATION RESERVE.

    At yesterday's meeting of the South Brisbane Municipal Council, a resolution providing for a special order to banow £3000 as the council's share of the purchase-money ...

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  53. "THEY FIT LIKE WAX."

    Mothers should see Charles Gilbert's novelty window before purchasing Juvenile Clothing. A grand selection of the most up-to-date goods at tempting prices. ...

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  54. OTHER BRITISH OPERATIONS.

    Advice has been received that MajorGeneral Brabant, who is in command of the Colonial (South African) Division, and was recently engaged in the operations for the ...

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  55. THE QUESTION OF COMPENSATION.

    In the course of a discussion at the South Brisbane Council meeting yesterday afternoon, Mr. J. Currie referred to the case of Drevesen, the plague patient from ...

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  56. Advertising

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  57. BY REASON OF THEMSELVES.

    The bulk prices now being charged at Carew, Gardner, and Billington's Wlater Fair shall become famous.* ...

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  58. ESCAPE OF NEW SOUTH WALES PRISONERS.

    News is to hand that George Whittington and Milverton Ford, of [?] New South Walws Contingent, who were captured by the Boers while patrolling at [?] in ...

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