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  2. THE BOER WAR.

    A party of Queensland Mounted Infantry, forming part of Colonel Plumer's force, captured a party of Boers, together with two armed natives, at Slingaaplesberg, in ...

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  3. ANNUAL HARVEST CAMPAIGN.

    The usual grain-carrying season has [?]nce more overtaken the Railway Department, finding it apparently but little further advanced in the matter of preparation ...

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  4. CABLE MESSAGES.

    Reuter's correspondent at Rome reports that the decree Issued on the 8th March last, declaring Australia infected with plague, and imposing restrictions on ...

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  5. EARTHQUAKE IN NEW ZEALAND.

    The [?]mage caused by the earthquake in the Cheviot district, South Island, cannot yet be stated, but it is variously estimated at from £10,000 to £20,000. Every building ...

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  6. THE KANAKA BILL.

    The Prime Minister made another statement to-day about power heing conferred by the Constitution Act to legislate for the deportation of Kanakas. He holds that not ...

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  7. (RAILWAY EXTENSION IN NATAL.

    The railway extens on north-eastward from Dundee, in the north of Natal, has now been completed to a point beyond De Jagers Drift, on the Transvaal frontier, the scene ...

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  8. RAND MINES REOPENING.

    News from Johannesburg states that the Crown Reef, Durban, and Roodcport mines are about to start crushing with fifty head of stampers each. ...

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  9. AN EXTRAORDINARY INCIDENT.

    An incident of an extraordinary character has just been reported. A Ramsgate smack encountered a Dutch fishing boat at sea near the English coast, and the crew of the ...

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  10. RELATIONS BETWEEN AMERICA AND GREAT BRITAIN.

    Mr. Joseph H. Choate, United States Ambassador to Great Britain, who is now on a visit to America, was entertained by the Lotos Club at New York on Saturday. The ...

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  11. INTERNATIONAL CRICKET.

    The cricket match, England v. Victoria, was resumed and concluded to-day. On an inspection being made this morning the wicket was found to be so moist that the ...

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  12. SHARP REARGUARD ACTION.

    Three parties of Boers attacked a party of Walden's Scouts at the Klip River, and a sharp rearguard action was fought. The British casualties were one killed, seven ...

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  13. THE SULTAN OF MOROCCO.

    A correspondent of the "Times" has been granted an audience by the Sultan of Morocco, and in his report of the interview he describes the Sultan as being ...

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  14. BRITISH TROOPS CAPTURED.

    News is to hand that sixty-four British troops were captured by the Boers at Braksprult, but were afterwards released. ...

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  15. THE TURKISH GRAND VIZIER.

    It is reported from Constantinople that the Sultan has appointed Said Pasha as Grand Vizier. ...

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  16. REINFORCEMENTS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    The Twenty-first Lancers are under orders to proceed to Cape Colony. ...

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  17. PURCHASE OF CANADIAN PACIFIC STOCK.

    An American millionaire is reported to be making heavy purchases of the Canadian Pacific Railway stock. ...

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  18. GENERAL WALTER KITCHENER.

    Major-General Walter Kitchener, who has been serving in South Africa for a considerable time past, is about to visit England, as he has been ordered a rest. ...

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  19. THE NOVEMBER METEORS.

    Information has been received that a great shower of Leonids (the November meteors) was observed at Cape Hatteras, on the coast of North Carolina, United ...

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  20. PERSONAL.

    Colonel Finn, the Queensland Commandant, recently sent Sir Hector Maedonald a pressing invitation to visit Queenslandin fact he said ho was not to be denied. ...

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  21. REPORTS FROM THE CONTINENT.

    Speaking in the Bavarian chamber of Deputies, Baron von Craiflsheim, the Prime Minister, and Minister for forelgn Affairs, referred to the war in South Africa, and ...

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  22. DEPORTATION OF KANAKAS.

    The Premier stated yesterday, when the matter was mentioned to him, that the question of the deportation of Kanakas, which was alluded to in our Melbourne ...

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  23. THE CHEVIOT DISTRICT.

    The Cheviot district is situated in the province of Canterbury, about seventy miles north of Christchurch, the centre of the district being a small townshi[?] (bearing[?] ...

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  24. GREAT BRITAIN.

    It Is understood that his Majesty King Edwaid, on the occasion of his coronation in June next, will add to his fresh title, already announced, recognising his ...

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  25. SERIOUS RAILWAY COLLISION.

    During a dense fog which prevailed in England yesterday a serious railway collision occurred at Brixton Junction between two trains belonging to the London and ...

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  26. THE KAISER'S POLICY.

    The "Standard's" correspondent states that Mr. Fischer, the Boer delegate, who recently visited Berlin with Dr. Leyds, has now returned to Holland, having, been ...

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  27. SEVERE WEATHER IN ENGLAND.

    Severely cold weather is now being experienced in England, temperatures of 20deg. to 14deg, representing 12deg. to 18deg. of frost, being reported from vario[?]s ...

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  28. MR. BARTON'S REPLY TO MR. PHILP'S PROTEST.

    The following letter has been received by the Chief Secretary from the Federal Prime Minister, Mr. Barton, in reply to Mr. Phllp's recent protest against the ...

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  29. OBSOLETE WARSHIPS

    The old armoured battleships Invincible, Neptune, and Iron Duke have been removed from the navy list as being obsolete. The Invincible was launched as long ago as ...

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  30. COMMONWEALTH MATTERS.

    The Cabinet sat to-day, both in the morning and afternoon, but all that the Prime Minister will say is that Sir George Turner will probably make an important ...

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  31. AN UNPREJUDICED FOREIGNER'S OPINIONS.

    The Vienna correspondent of the "Times" forwards to that journal the views regarding the war expressed by "an unprejudiced foreigner" who has lately ...

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  32. WHAT FIFTY SHILLINGS WILL DO.

    The most satisfactory way to discover this is to call on Charles Gllbert, the Leading Tailor (near the bridge), and inspect the splendid selection and sterling values ...

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  33. THE NEW SOUTH WALES TEAM.

    The following team has [?]een selected to represent New South Wales against Maclaren's English team in the match beginning on Friday nest:—Iredale, clark, duff, ...

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  34. ROYAL ASSENT TO THE POSTAL BILL.

    All doubt about the Royal assent to the Postal Bill on account of the clause inserted by the House of Representatives to the effect that black labour must not be ...

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  35. SUNSHADES FOR THE RACES.

    M'Whirter and Son, Valley. Ninety-eight dozen just opened; wonderful value. all fresh and new, from 2/9 to 35/. Ladies, do not fa[?] to inspect. ...

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  36. THE UMPIRE QUESTION.

    At a special meeting of the New South Wales Cricket Association held to-night the previous resolution as to New South Wales appointing both umpires ror the match, ...

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  37. THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS.

    Further details from the Blue-book on the concentration camps in South Africa, which has been published, disclose a shocking condtion of affairs. The Boer mothers ...

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  38. MEN'S BEAVER MOLES, AT 1s. 11d.

    Slightly spotted; usual price, 4s. 11d. T. C. Beirne and Co., the Valley. ...

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  39. PARLIAMENTARY BUSINESS.

    The Prime Minister hopes that New Guinea resolutions will be disposed of at the afternoon sitting of the House of Representatives to-morrow, and that the ...

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  40. HELMETS AND SUN HATS.

    B. Mountcastle and Sons have an Australian reputation for Helmets and Sun Hats. Beware of imitations of their standard goods. Quaid's Patent Kapri ...

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  41. SOME CHOICE ARRIVALS.

    The display of the new and fashionable Summer Suitings, Assam and Tussore Silks, Crash, Ducks, Drills, &c., just opened at the establishment of A. Neuman, ...

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  42. LADIES! TAKE THE HINT.

    If you have any boys, and wish to see them tastefully and economically dressed, inspect windows at Charles Gilbert's (near [?]he Bridge). He is showing the latest and ...

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  43. THE ELECTORAL BILL.

    Now that the Ministry has settled upon the tariff amendments, Sir William Lyne states that the draft Electoral Bill will be revised by the Cabinet. It has already, as ...

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  44. SALE OF BLOUSES.

    Blouses made and ready to wear at less than cost of meterial. Sale prices: 1s. 11d., 2s. 6d., 2s. 11d., 3s. 6d., and 4s. Gd. each. See our windows. T. C. Beirne and ...

    Article : 133 words
  45. THE FEDERAL, COMMANDANT.

    The.Prime Minister states that he hopes to be able to announce to-morrow the appointment of the Federal Commandant, and there is every reason to believe that, as ...

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  46. THE FEDERAL HIGH COURT.

    The Prime Minister, on being asked today whether it was the intention of the Government to introduce a Judiciary Bill, replied that he proposes pushing on with ...

    Article : 67 words
  47. OTHER ITEMS.

    Twelve more Boer leaders, including the Landrost of Zoutpansberg, have been banished for life from South Africa. ...

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