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  2. THE NAVAL ESTIMATES.

    The Naval Estimates for the coming financial year were introduced in the House of Commons last night. The total amount of the Estimates is £30,870,500, ...

    Article : 193 words
  3. AFFAIRS IN CHINA.

    Reports from Peking state that the members of the New South Wales Contingent serving in China were entertained at the British Legation prior to their return to ...

    Article : 91 words
  4. THE BOER WAR.

    Colonel Gorringe, who, with Colonol De Lisle, was recently engaged with Coromandant Kreutzinger's rearguard at Commadagga, in the south-east of Cape Colony, ...

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  5. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    The second series of colonial wool auctions for the present year opened to-day. Competition was brisk. Prices for merino wools were unchanged, but crossbreds ...

    Article : 213 words
  6. CONINGHAM DIVORCE CASE.

    The bearing of the Coningham, divorce case was continued this morning, when Mr. Coningham continued the examination of the respondent. The respondent stated she ...

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  7. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Mr. R. Edwards, Beaudesert. Mr. W. Kellett, Nundah Divisional Board (Hall, at 8 o'clo'ck. Mr. D. H. Guilfoyle, Protestant Hall, at 8 ...

    Article : 230 words
  8. GREAT BRITAIN.

    It is expected that the, coronation oil King Edward VII. and his Consort, Queen Alexandra, will take place either in May, or June next year. ...

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  9. LATEST WAR MAPS.

    The approval of the Acting Premier is to be sought to the supply of maps of South Africa to members of the Sixth Contingent. A number of maps were supplied to the ...

    Article : 112 words
  10. THE DUKE OF YORK.

    His Majesty King Edward has invested the Duke of Cornwall and York with the Grand Cross of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. ...

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  11. INSURANCE OF THE THIRD CONTINGENT.

    Sir,—I deem it my duty to direct public attention to the fact that insurances on the lives of the members of our Third (Bushmen's) Contingent, now at the front, ...

    Article : 297 words
  12. CHINA AND THE MANCHURIAN CONVENTION.

    Dr. Morrison, the Peking correspondent of the "Times," telegraphs that the Chinese Government will retrain from signing the convention with Russia with regard to ...

    Article : 79 words
  13. COLONEL BYRON'S APPOINTMENT.

    Colonel Byron, of the Queensland Regiment of Royal Australian Artillery, who is to accompany the Duke of York to Australia, has been gazetted as an extra ...

    Article : 44 words
  14. ISSUE OF WAR CONSOLS.

    It is anticipated that an issue of Consols to the amount of £50,000,000 will be made by the Government at an early date to provide for the cost of the war in South ...

    Article : 43 words
  15. CLEARING THE COUNTRY.

    Colonel Pilcher's column has now cleared the Orange River Colony from the Orange River to Bloemfontein, capturing thirtythree Boers and 3000 remounts. ...

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  16. GERMAN OPERATIONS.

    The German force which has been operating to the westward of Pao-ting-fu, has occupied the Dausuling Pass, thus securing easy access into the province of Shan-31. ...

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  17. "QUEENSLAND.

    While there is nothing particularly starring in the way of news to communicate from this district, there is one very pleasing item to be chronicled—a most welcome change in the weather ...

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  18. IMPORTS OF SUGAR.

    The sugar brokers in England are importing thousands of tons of raw and cry stallised beet sugar, in view of the possibility of a duty being imposed in the ...

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  19. DE WET'S MOVEMENTS.

    Official news has been received that the Boers under Commandant De Wet are now north of Brandfont, a town on the Bloemfontein-Pretoria railway line, about ...

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  20. CABLE MESSAGES

    The Victorian Government are arranging for the issue this week of a loan Of £3,000,000, bearinig 8 per cent interest. The minimum price will probably be fixed at ...

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  21. TEMPE RAILWAY DISASTER.

    The Inquest concerning the death of Herbert Henry Darnley, who was killed in the Tempe railway disaster, was continued to-day. ...

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  22. MR. D. T. SEYMOUR'S MEETING.

    Mr. D. T. Seymour, one of the candidates for the Senate, addressed a well-attended meeting last night at the Protestant Hall, In the general audience and on the ...

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  23. THE KINFAUNS CASTLE REFLOATED.

    The Cape line steamer Kinfauns Castle, which went ashore at the Needles, near the Isle of Wight, has been refloated. ...

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  24. ANOTHER RAID ON THE RAILWAY.

    A party of fifty Boers from Trichardt's commando, hoping to capture a British provision train, undermined the raliway line near Heidelberg, about forty miles ...

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  25. WEATHER REPORTS FROM THE COUNTRY.

    The Muttaburra mailman reports that heavy rain fell between Muttaburra und Kensington, but at the head station only fifty-eight points fell. There was fair rain ...

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  26. VICTORIA.

    The yield of gold for the first two months of the present year totalled 105,770oz., showing an increase of 3079oz. compared with the corresponding period of last year. ...

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  27. THE CHICAGO DISASTER.

    Later particulars regarding the disastrous boiler explosion at a Chicago factory, when a large number of hands were buried in the ruins, show that eighteen people ...

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  28. FRENCH ASSOCIATIONS BILL.

    During the debate in the French Chamber of Deputies yesterday on the Associations Bill, which is designed to practically abolish religious associations, M. Pelletan ...

    Article : 185 words
  29. BOERS SHORT OF AMMUNITION.

    The Boers in the eastern districts of the Transvaal are reported to be short of ammunition, and in consequence are burying their artillery. ...

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  30. OLD-AGE PENSIONS.

    The total number of old-age pensions now being paid has reached 10,000, or 4500 more than Sir George Turner expected when he asked Parliament to vote £75,000 ...

    Article : 95 words
  31. CONFERENCE OF BOER COMMANDOES.

    It is understood that a conference of Boer commandoes is to be held on Friday next to consider the question of continuing the war. ...

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  32. ANOTHER SUSPICIOUS DEATH.

    The Deputy City Coroner initiated an inquest to-day concerning the death of Elizabeth Harper, wife of Constable John B. Harper, of Newtown. Dr. Sinclair, who ...

    Article : 233 words
  33. PERSONAL.

    The Hon. J. V. Chataway, Minister for Agriculture, who has been on a visit to the Central districts, has been detained at Maryborough. He will probably return to ...

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  34. A SUDDEN DEATH.

    Mr. J. F. Richardson, manager of the Colonial Sugar Refinery, died suddenly to-day.while travelling to Port Melbourne by train. ...

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  35. AN OFFICER INVALIDED.

    Lieutenant Wylly, V.C., of Tasmania, has been invalided to England. ...

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  36. SALE OF A RACEHORSE

    Marie Corelli has been sold to Mr. A. E. Anderson for 400 guineas. ...

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  37. DEATH OF AN AUSTRALIAN.

    Private T. A. Palmer, of the South Australian Bushmen's Contingent, has died from enteric fever at Pretoria. ...

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  38. AN INTERESTING WILL.

    The will of George Washington Charters, late of Tunbridge Wells, England, has reached the Melbourn Probate Office for sealing. The estate in the United ...

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  39. OTHER ITEMS.

    Reports from the Orange River Colony show that although there are eight separate guerilla commandoes still carrying on the war in the colony, the civil administration ...

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  40. SUBSTITUTES FOR SUGAR.

    It is reported from Berlin that the German Government are about to impose a tax on all artificial sweetening substances used in connection with food. The tax will be ...

    Article : 42 words
  41. PLAGUE AT PERTH.

    After an interval of more than a week plague has reappeared. The latest victim is John Coomber, who is employed as a carter. Coomber first complained on ...

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  42. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Postmaster-General says there has been no loss in connection with the adoption of penny postage, and he anticipates an increase of revenue at the end of the ...

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  43. BADEN-POWELL'S POLICE.

    News from Ottawa, states that a resolution opposing the enlishment in the Dominion of recruits for General BadenPowell's South African Constabulary force ...

    Article : 47 words
  44. THE PUBLIC HEALTH.

    Two gangs are engaged in rat destruction and cleansing work on the site of the recenltly discovered plague case in Clyde-street, Petric-terrace, it having been ...

    Article : 191 words
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  46. POLO IN NEW ZEALAND

    The Victorian polo team in New Zealand were beaten by the Orova team by 7 goals to 3. ...

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  48. MR. WRAGGES GENERAL REMARKS.

    Under yesterday's date Mr. Clement L. Wragge, Government Meteorologist, writes as follows:- We can add but little to our bulletin of yesterday. The monsoon "Hobab" still covers all ...

    Article : 366 words
  49. GENERAL COLVILE'S CASE.

    In regard to the statement made by the Secretary of State for War (Mr. W. St. John Brodrick) in the House of Commons concerning the case of Lieutenant-General ...

    Article : 118 words
  50. THE MILITARY ENCAMPMENT.

    "Member of the Force," under date 12th instant, writes':—In your issue of even date, under the heading of military matters, it is stated that it is almost a settled ...

    Article : 195 words
  51. BOOROODABIN DIVISIONAL BOARD.

    At the monthly meeting of the Booroodabin Divisional Board last evening the matter of the Rosetta Swamp came up for consideration. The chairman stated that ...

    Article : 174 words
  52. ST. ANDREW'S 'BOYS' CLUB, SOUTH BRISBANE.

    An interesting lecture on China, illustrated by lantern slides, was given on Tuesday evening, 12th instant, at St. Andrew's schoolroom by Mr. J. S. Shirley, under the auspices of St. Andrew's Boys' ...

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  53. RETURN OF MAJOR C. RANKIN.

    Major Colin Rankin, officer commanding the 2nd Regiment, Q.D.F., returned home by Saturday's mail train (says yesterday's Maryborough Chronicle") after an absence ...

    Article : 308 words
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  55. BENEVOLENT ASYLUM, DUNWICH.

    The following is the medical superintendent's report of the state of the 'Dunwich 'Asylum for the week ending 9th instant:—In the asylum at last report, 849 males, 164 females; returned from leave, ...

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  58. HOSPITAL YACHTING CARNIVAL.

    Boatowners are reminded that a special trophy will be given for the best decorated or best-costumed boat's crew or boat, and in order to make this feature of the, ...

    Article : 81 words
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