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  2. [?]MMONWEALTH BILL.

    Mr. Barton, the New South Wales Federation delegate in London, has stated that he hopes the Austialian Commonwealth Bill will receive the Royal assent on the 28th ...

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  3. THE AGRICULTURAL CONFERENCE.

    The Agricultural and Pastoral Conference resumed its sittings at 9.30 this morning. The Hon. J. V Chataway (Secretary for Agriculture) presided, and there was a fairly ...

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  4. SOUTH AFRICA.

    Lord Roberts has cabled a report that the occupation of Pretoria by the British troops has been most satisfactory, and his reception by the townspeople was much more ...

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  5. AFFAIRS IN CHINA.

    In view of the threatening aspect of affairs in China arising out of the "Boxer" insurrection, the "Times," in an article published to-day, urges the British ...

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  6. THE PLAGUE.

    The reports in and around the metropoli[?] indicate that the pingue has made no further outbreaks, and the general conditions of these affected continues progressive towards ...

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  7. INTERCOLONIAL.

    During the hearing of an action in one of the jury cases to-day, Mr. Justice Stephen made some strong comments upon the nature of the evidence which was being ...

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  8. THE NORTHERN FRONTIER.

    The Rh[?]an field force under Major-General Sir F. Carrington, which includes the Australian Bushmen, is now operating on the northern frontier of the Transvaal, ...

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  9. A QUESTION OF ISOLATION.

    It was reported on Wednesday that a young man named Corbett, 18 years of age, who had been treated by Dr. Lucas for rheumatism, had been conveyed to the hospital, and ...

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  10. LICHTENBURG PRISONERS.

    It is reported that 300 of the Boers who recently surrendered to General Hunter at Lichtenburg, in the west of the Transvaal, have been sent to Vryburg, on the ...

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  11. COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE DELEGATES.

    The Premier, Sir W. J. Lyne, has received a cable message from Mr. Barton, in which he states that he hopes the Commonwealth Bill will be assented [?]o on the ...

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  12. ORANGE FREE STATE.

    It is reported that ex-President Steyn, of the Orange Free State, who now occupies a position to the eastward of Kroonstad, has telegraphed his strong disapproval of ...

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  13. RETURN OF THE PREMIER.

    The Premier returned to the city to-day, after a visit to Launceston to see his father, who was seriously ill, but at latest accounts was slightly improved. ...

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  14. TEMPESTUOUS WEATHER.

    Exceptionally tempestuous weather prevailed in Sydney to-day. Strong gusts of wind, reaching a velocity of sixty miles an hour, have alternated with perfect torrents ...

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  15. MEETING OF THE VIGILANCE COMMITTEE.

    A special meeting of the Vigilance Committee last night at the Cafe Imperial was attended by Messrs. J. F. Carberry (in the chair), F. M'Donnell, M.L.A., P. Hart, J. ...

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  16. ACTION OF THE UNITED STATES.

    News received from Washington states that the United States Government, on learning that the situation in China was becoming worse, gave Mr. E. H. Conger, the ...

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  17. ACTION OF THE QUEENSLAND PREMIER.

    The following is the text of a communication recently sent by the Hon. R Philp, the Queensland Premier, a few days ago, to the Premiers of the different colonies:—"In ...

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  18. DESTRUCTION OF THE RAILWAY.

    The Boers claim that they have destroyed a portion of the railway line between Bloemfontein and Pretoria, south of the Vaal River. ...

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  19. THE ARAMAC'S DETENTION.

    We have beon informed on the best of authority (says the "Ca[?] Daily Argus") that a considerable amount of indignation existed among the Aramac's passengers, who ...

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  20. PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE.

    The Public Works Committee, which has been considering the various proposals for the extension of the railway into the city, at a meeting held to-day adopted a ...

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  21. THE CAPTURED YEOMANRY.

    It has been ascertained that the Irish battalion of Imperial Yeomanry under Colonel Spragge, which was compelled to surrender to a superior force of the enemy ...

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  22. THREATENING ATTITUDE OF JAPAN.

    The Japanese Government have assumed a very threatening attitude in view of the present situation in China, and the Japanese fleet is now being mobilised. ...

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  23. ACTION AGAINST THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS.

    The hearing of an action brought by Mrs. Annie Matchett, of Whitton, against the Railway Commissioners, in which £2000 damages were claimed, was concluded this ...

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  24. THE GERMAN NAVY.

    During the debate on the German Navy Bill in the Reichstag at Berlin yesterday, Admiral Tirpitz, Minister for the Admiralty, declared that present events in China showel ...

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  25. AUSTRALIAN BUSHMEN.

    It is announced that Major George A. Lade Carew, of the 7th (Queen's Own) Hussars, has been placed in command of the first brigade of General Carrlngton's Rhodesian ...

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  26. WOODLARK ISLAND MINE.

    Twenty-one bags of ore from the crosscut at the 120ft. level in No. south shaft of Woodlark Island Proprietary Company's mine have been crushed and assayed, with ...

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  27. GREAT BRITAIN AND FRANCE.

    The "Standard" this morning publishes the statement that the Governments of Great Britain and France have agreed as to the action to be taken in connection with ...

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  28. FURTHER DETAILS OF THE CAPTURE.

    Later details of the capture of Pretoria show that when the attack was made on the town the shells from the British artillery did some damage to two of the forts, ...

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  29. VICTORIA.

    Probate duty to the amount of £20,933 has been paid in the estate of Robert Chirnside, late of Carramballa[?], near Skipton, gentleman. The value of the property ...

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  30. AUSTRALIAN LOYALTY.

    The Australian Bushmen on the 24th May last cabled their congratulations to h[?] Majesty Queen Victoria on her birthday from Marendellas, the base camp of the ...

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  31. MAIL STEAMERS AT FREMANTLE

    In reply to a telegram from Queensland suggesting that all the colonies should act unitedly in regard to the proposal to change the calling-place for the English mail ...

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  32. VIEWS OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES PREMIER.

    Speaking about the intention of Mr. Philp, the Queensland Premier, to refer the amended Commonwealth Bill to Parliament, Sir William Lyne to-day said he could see ...

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  33. PROPHYLACTIC FROM COLOMBO.

    The Chief Secretary's Department has been advised that 5000 doses of plague prophylactic have been despatched to this colony from Colombo, and will arrive by ...

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  34. COAL MINING CONFERENCE.

    After a lengthy conference between the mineowners and employees on the bill to regulate the working of the coal mines, a measure has been approved providing for ...

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  35. NEWS FROM THE SOUTH.

    Henry Russell, aged 10 years, residing at Pyrmont, developed bubonic plague this morning. No further deaths from plague have ...

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  36. THE ORIGINAL AND AMENDED CLAUSES.

    With the object of making clear the present position of the Commonwealth Bill as affecting the right of appeal to the Privy Council, we give below those clauses of ...

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  37. THE FORMAL OCCUPATION.

    The Commander-in-Chief, in a[?]eport to the War Office, states that on the occasion of this formal entry into Pretoria the Grenadier Guards lined the square in the ...

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  38. COLONIAL CASUALTIES.

    The following list of casualties sust[?]ned by the colonial troops in the recent o[?]tions:- At Oliphants Viel, near Johannesbirg: ...

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  39. DEATH IN MELBOURNE.

    The plague patient Allwa[?] who developed the disease at his residence at Camberwell, died to-day at the quarantine station, to which place he was removed yesterday. ...

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  40. OVERLAND PASSENGERS.

    The following passengers travelled by mail train to-day:- For Brisbane: Mrs. Nisbet, Miss Nisbet, Miss Ulrich, Mrs. Bingham, Miss Plunkett, ...

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  42. A DASTARDLY OUTRAGE.

    A report was made to the police on Wednesday night that a young girl had been ciuelly outraged whilst returning to her home at West Ithaca on that afternoon. It ...

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  43. W. R. WILSON'S HORSES.

    It has been decided that the late W. R. Wilson's horses shall be sold by public auction in August next. ...

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  44. THE QUEEN'S GRATIFICATION.

    Her Majesty the Queen has expressed to Lord Roberts her gratification at the capture of Pretoria. ...

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  45. A SUDDEN DEATH.

    While taking part an a dance at the Town Hall last night, Mr. J. F. M'Carrou, of the firm of M'Carron, Bird, and Co., printers, fell down in an unconscious condition, and ...

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  46. CONGRATULATIONS FROM LORD SALISBURY.

    On receiving the news of the occupation of Pietoria, the Premier, Lord Salisbury cabled the following message to Lord Roberts:—"I earnestly congratulate you on ...

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  47. FATAL ACCIDENT.

    A labourer named Charles Howard, aged 42 years, lost his balance while assisting in pulling down a chimney-stack, and fell a distance of 50ft., death being instantaneous. ...

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  48. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The enrolment of Votunteers so as to bring the active and reserve forces u[?] to 2800 men, and form the South Australian quota to the Federal Force, is being ...

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  49. DUKE OF NORFOLK INJURED.

    During the operations in front of Pretoria previous to the capture of the town, the Duke of Noifolk late Postmaster-General, who recently went to South Africa as an ...

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  51. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS.

    The congress of the Afrikander Bond, which has been sitting for some days past at Graafrelnet, in Cape Colony, has passed a resolution pledging the members to boycott ...

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  52. THE SOUTH AFRICAN WAR.

    In ordea that the children in the colony may always remember the success of the Biitish arms in South Africa, it has been decided, on the conclusion of the war, to ...

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  53. THE TRANSVAAL.

    Mr. Bennet Burleigh, the well-known war correspondent of the London "Daily Telegraph," has reported that President Kruger removed £2,000,000 in cash from Pretoria ...

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  54. SMELTING WORKS.

    The Government have cabled to Chicago for a furnace for smelting purposes, to be erected at Port Augusta. It is intended to purchase ores at that port to be smelted. ...

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  55. HOFMEYR COMING TO EUROPE.

    It is stated that the Hon. Jan H. Hotmeyr, the President of the Afrikander Bond, is ahbut to pay a visit to Europe. ...

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  56. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    A fatal accident occuried at Mount Malcolm yesterday through the breaking of the rope by which the cage was suspended in the North Star mine. Matthew Cobbe[?] was ...

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  57. NOTES ON THE CABLES.

    Interest in t[?]e capture of Pretoria at the present moment ov[?]dows operations elsewhere in South Atrica. The latest intelligence from the front shows that the ...

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  59. THE COLONIAL TROOPS.

    Information is to hand that Major-General Hutton's Colonial Brigade, while operating to the northward of Johannesburg, captured from the enemy a [?]n, Krupp gun and two ...

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  60. TASMANIA.

    The Government is in communication with the Hydiaulic Engineer of Queensland with the object of engaging him to report on the Mount Cameron watercourse, which is now ...

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  61. THE GORDONS AT JOHANNESBURG.

    Information now to hand shows that a superb bayonet charge made by the Gordon Highlanders was the great feature of the operations preceding the recent capture of ...

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  62. OPERATIONS IN THE WEST.

    The troops under General Sir Arch[?]bald Hunter, and Major-General Baden-Powell's force, which was yesterday reported to be moving towards Rus[?]berg, are now ...

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  63. A FIVE-ROOMED HOUSE FURNISHED FOR £35.

    At [?]. Tritton's Furniture Warehouse, in George-street, near Queen-street. Call and see the article[?]. ...

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