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  2. THE BOER WAR.

    It is reported that there is now a force Of 1500 Boers near Sutherland, in the southwest of Cape Colony. Other Boers have made their appearance near Jamestown, in ...

    Article : 99 words
  3. MILITARY OPERATIONS.

    Information has been received that a Boer force, numbering 5000, under Commandants Delarey, Steinkemp, and Boshoff, after a successful cattle-raiding expedition in the ...

    Article : 132 words
  4. DEATH OF SIR JAMES DICKSON.

    The news of the serious illness of Sir James R. Dickson in Sydney was the subject of very general concern in Brishine yesterday, and frequent and anxious inquiry was ...

    Article : 332 words
  5. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Workmen were busy at an early hour this morning in removing the decorations from the streets and public buildings, and the railway staff were fully occupied in ...

    Article : 217 words
  6. GREAT BRITAIN.

    It is understood that an arrangement has been concluded by which the Imperial Treasury will shortly pay five regiments of native Indian troops for acting as ...

    Article : 77 words
  7. AT THE FRONT.

    The Premier has received a letter from his son, Lieutenant Colin Philp, of the Fourth Queensland Contingent, giving particulars of the engagement at Rhenostar ...

    Article : 319 words
  8. HEALTH OF THE BISHOP OF LONDON.

    The Right Rev. Dr. Mandell Creighton, Bishop of London, who has lately been seriously ill, but was yesterday reported to be recovering after having undergone ...

    Article : 45 words
  9. THE CASUALTIES AT HELVETIA.

    Reports are to hand that twenty-three men of the Garrison Artillery and twentyone Hussars who took part in the engagemont with the Boers at Helvetia, on the ...

    Article : 68 words
  10. REVIEW OF BRITISH TRADE.

    The London "Times," in an article reviewing the trado of Great Britain during the past year, expresses the opinion that British trade is now on the ...

    Article : 39 words
  11. THE CANADIAN-AUSTRALIAN STEAMSHIP COMPANY.

    It is announced that the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand has purchased a one-half interest in the Canadia[?] Australian Steamship Company ...

    Article : 33 words
  12. OTHER ITEMS.

    A deputation, representing 100,000 natives of the Western provinces, waited upon Sir Alfred Milner in connection with the present situation in Cape Colony. They assurad ...

    Article : 86 words
  13. THE LAWS OF CRICKET.

    The committee of the Marylebone Cricket Club have resolved that in future the question of the fitness of the wicket or light for play shall be decided by the captains of ...

    Article : 61 words
  14. CAREER OF THE DECEASED STATESMAN.

    The news of the death of Sir James R. Dickson will occasion widespread surprise and regret. For, though it has long been known that his health was very indifferent, ...

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  15. CHINA.

    In connection with the peace negotiations with China, identical protocols representing each of the allied Powers have been handed to the Chinese envoys for signature ...

    Article : 69 words
  16. CABLE MESSAGES.

    A terrible disaster is reported from Rochester, in the State of New York. A fire broke out in a orphan asylum at that place, in which ...

    Article : 102 words
  17. ASSISTANCE FROM DUTCH COLONISTS.

    Reuter's correspondent at Capetown states that the Boer invaders in the Calvinia district, in the west of Cape Colony, are freely receiving horses, food, and good ...

    Article : 142 words
  18. AN AFRIKANDER DEPUTATION.

    The Afrikander Bond members of the Cape Colony Legislatura are sending Messrs. Merriman, Sauer, and Hofmeyer to England in order to represent the present ...

    Article : 40 words
  19. THE IMPERIAL TROOPS.

    The Citizens' Committee will entertain the Britten Contingent on Saturday night. It is probable that the Government will give each member of the Imperial and ...

    Article : 91 words
  20. TROOPS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    Applications from men anxious to go to South Africa are coming in from all parts of New South Wales very fr[?]ly, and not the slightest difficulty is anticipated in ...

    Article : 317 words
  21. GENERAL TULLOCH'S 'EXPEDITION.

    News from Peking states that General Tulloch, who, with companies of Baluchi, Australian, and Japanese troops, was recently reported to be advancing on ...

    Article : 64 words
  22. COUNT ZEPPELIN HONOURED.

    Count Zeppelin, the inventor of the airship which made a successful trial recently, and the patent rights of which were purchased by the German Government, has been ...

    Article : 59 words
  23. NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENT RETURNING.

    The members of the New Zealand milltary contingent, who have been partaking in the Commonwealth celebrations, left tonight by the steamer Tutanekai on their ...

    Article : 33 words
  24. THE INVASION CAREFULLY PLANNED.

    Advices received from Capetown, and also interviews by representatives of the London "Daily Mail" and "Daily Empress" with a Boer officer named Hagedoorn at ...

    Article : 73 words
  25. THE FEDERAL CABINET.

    A meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held to-day, all the Ministers being present with the exception of Sir James R. Dickson. The discussion lasted several hours. Mr. ...

    Article : 128 words
  26. A SHARP ENGAGEMENT.

    Information is to hand that a German force, after several hours' fighting, expelled a body of 3000 Chinese from a town twenty milos north-west of the junction ...

    Article : 64 words
  27. THE CITY TRAFFIC.

    Some idea of the magnitude of the traffic in the city during the Commonwealth celebrations may be gathered from the fact that during the week three and a quarter ...

    Article : 71 words
  28. INTERSTATE CRICKET.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 195 words
  29. THE CHINESE CAPITAL.

    It is reported that Chang Chih-tung, the Viceroy of Woochang, is urging the Chinese Imperial Court to establish the future capital of the country at one of the cities ...

    Article : 46 words
  30. CARDINAL MORAN'S ATTITUDE.

    According to statements which are now being circulated, the absence of Cardinal Moran from the procession on Commonwealth Day was due as much to the fact ...

    Article : 77 words
  31. AFRIKANDERS JOINING THE DEFENCE.

    The Capetown correspondent of the "Times" states that many Afrikanders are joining in the defence of the colony, declaring that it is their plain duty to assist in ...

    Article : 69 words
  32. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN EXPORTS.

    Our Adelaide correspondent telegraphs as follows:—During the past year the produce sent away by the Government Produce Export Department was valued at £123,559. ...

    Article : 80 words
  33. COUNTRY VISITORS AND THE IMPERIAL TRGOPS.

    A resident of Warwick writes:—Re, visit of Imperial troops, I beg to draw the attention of the railway authorities to the fact that many of the residents of this ...

    Article : 347 words
  34. THE QUEENSLAND BLACKS.

    The Queensland blacks brought down by Mr. A. Meston to take part in the reproduction of the historical landing of Captain Cook in Botany Bay gave aboriginal ...

    Article : 65 words
  35. A NEWSPAPER SUPPRESSED.

    The "Worcester Advertiser," a weekly paper published at Worcester, a town about 109 miles north-east of Capetown, where the Afrikander Bond congress was recently ...

    Article : 74 words
  36. THE RETURNING TROOPS.

    The following is the nominal roll of officers, non-commissioned officers, and men of the First, Second, Third, and Fourth Queensland Continents returning by the ...

    Article : 534 words
  37. NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION.

    At the Commonwealth meeting of the National Rifle Association to-day, the Queen Victoria Match advanced another stage at Randwich. Mr. W. H. Gargett, of Victoria, ...

    Article : 140 words
  38. CYCLING CARNIVAL IN SYDNEY.

    There was a good attendance at the Sydney Cricket Ground to-night, when the cy[?]ing racing carnival was continued. The following are the results: ...

    Article : 113 words
  39. BOER PEACE COMMITTEE.

    The Central Peace Committee formed at Kroonstad, in the north of the Orange River Colony, which includes Mr. W. D. De. Wet, late assistant chief commandant, ...

    Article : 247 words
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  41. OVERLAND PASSENGERS.

    The following passengers travelled by mail train to-day:- For Brisbane: Mr. and Mrs. Abbott, Mr. and Mrs. M'Man, Miss Fannell, Hon. A. ...

    Article : 142 words
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  43. WOMAN'S POINT OF VIEW.

    One should not leave a description of Commonwealth festivities without mentioning the "continentals" (the biggest of which were held in the Domain), which ...

    Article : 1,075 words
  44. THE HEALTH COMMISSIONER AT COLMSLIE.

    There are no fresh plague cases to report, and people are now looking hopefully forward to the entire disappearance of the epidemic, at least for some considerable ...

    Article : 167 words
  45. Advertising

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  46. PEACE EFFORTS AT BLOEMFONTEIN.

    An influential Boer peace commission is now being formed at Bloemfontein with the object of explaining to Commandant De Wet and ex-President Steyn the leniency ...

    Article : 49 words
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