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  2. PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT.

    Mr. Theodore Roosevelt, the United States President, met with a serious accident yesterday, and had a very narrow escape from being killed. The President, ...

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  3. GALLERY NOTES.

    Private members' time in the Legislative Assembly was not trespassed on more than a few minutes yesterday by formal business, and the House got to work—or ...

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  4. AUSTRALIAN CRICKETERS

    The match Australians v. Players was continued and concluded to-day, the weather being squally and showery. The attendance was only meagre. Vine (25), and ...

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  5. AUSTRALIAN4 INTERESTS.

    The Hon. W. M'Culloch, who proceeded to england as the representative of the late Victorian Government, has written a letter to the "Times," in which he ...

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  6. GREAT BRITAIN.

    Owing, to a gale now prevailing, the King and Queen, who have been visiting the Island of Lewis, in the Hebrides, in connection with their cruise round the ...

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  7. A MINE OF WEALTH.

    There would be little sense in describing the Blackall as a mine of wealth, and in advertising its resources in the fashion of the preceding articles, unless some ...

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  8. FEDERAL TARIFF.

    With the tariff still to be disposed of, little time was lost with preliminary business in the House of Representatives to-day, and well that it was so, as directly ...

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  9. PERSONAL.

    His Excellency the Governor, accompanied by Sir Arthur Rutledge and Miss Rutledge, the Hon. J. Murray and Mrs. Murray, and Captain Harman, returned to ...

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  10. FLOODS IN BELFAST.

    Rains of a torrential character have fallen in the North of Ireland. The railway stations were flooded in Belfast, and the Opera House rendered unapproachable by the ...

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  11. THE TRADES UNION CONGRESS.

    At yesterday's sitting of the Trades Union Congress in London, it was resolved to convene a conference with the object of organising means to secure the ...

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  12. AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS ROBBED.

    Several Australian soldiers who are now at Shorncliff, have made complaints that they were robbed on board the troopship by which they came to England. One ...

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  13. STEAMSHIPS LAUNCHED.

    The Melbourne Steam Shipping Company's new steamer Hobart has been launched at Hartlepool. The new steamer Commonwealth, built ...

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  14. LORD HOPETOUN.

    Acting under medical advice, Lord Hopetoun, late Governor-General of Australia, has declined all public engagements until after the New Year. ...

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  15. NEW ZEALAND.

    Another trooper who arrived by the transport Montrose from South Africa has succumbed to pneumonia. THE PACIFIC CABLE. ...

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  16. MASONIC HONOURS.

    H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught, as Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of English Freemasons, has conferred Past Grand Wardenships on the Right Hon. R. ...

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  17. CRICKET TEAM FOR NEW ZEALAND.

    The team of cricketers which Lord Hawke is taking to New Zealand includes Hargreaves, C. J. Burnup (Kent), Medlicott (Wiltshire), P. F. Warner (Middlesex), ...

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  18. WRECK OF THE MAMBARE.

    A cable message received from Noumea to-day stated that the steamer Mambare has been wrecked at Santo, in the New Hebrides. No lives were lost. Several of ...

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  19. MATCH AGAINST THORNTON'S ELEVEN.

    The Australian cricketers commenced a match at Scarborough to-day against an eleven selected by Mr. C. I. Thornton. The weather was bright and fine, but ...

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  20. THE NEW ZEALAND PREMIER.

    Mr. Seddon states that there is no foundation for the report recently published that he intends to renounce New Zealand in order to settle in South Africa. ...

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  21. THE NEW ZEALAND-CAPE SERVICE.

    English shipowners consider that it is impossible to commence the proposed steamship service between New Zealand and Cape Colony, for which tenders, are ...

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  22. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Information reached Sydney to-day that a number of men had deserted from the Australian Workers' Union camp at Coonamble, and began work under the Pastoral ...

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  23. CABLE MESSAGES.

    The steamer Scot. of the Union-Castle line, has arrived at Capetown. The vessel had a terrible passage from Port Elizabeth, encountering the full force of the ...

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  24. A NEW GUN.

    It is announced that the Admiralty have declined to accept the new gun recently invented by Mr. M'Gloln, of Otago. ...

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  25. DAMAGED MEAT CARGO.

    The whole of the shipment of meat in the No. 2 hold of the steamer Niwaru, which has arrived at London from New Zealand ports, was found to have been ...

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  26. THE AUGUST GOLD YIELD.

    The gold yield of New South Wales for the month of August was 10,073 fine ounces, as compared with 11,460 fine ounces in August last year. The yield for the past ...

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  27. DIOCESAN SYNOD OF NORTH QUEENSLAND.

    The adjourned sitting of the eleventh synod of the Diocese of North Queensland was opened to-day before Bishop Frodsham. There was a fairly large ...

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  28. FORGERY OF MINING SCRIP.

    At the Water Police Court to-day Wm. Rowan, described as a clerk, was charged with having offered, uttered, disposed of, and put off 500 forged shares in the ...

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  29. THE BOER GENERALS.

    The Right Hon. J. Chamberlain and Lord Kitchener will meet the Boer Generals in London on Friday next. It is understood that the Generals have ...

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  30. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced of Lord Connemara, aged 75 years. ...

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  31. COMMONWEALTH MATTERS.

    Regulations reorganising the Permanent Artillery of the Commonwealth military forces were passed at a meeting of the Federal Executive held to-day. They date ...

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  32. THE CONTINENT.

    In connection with the visit of the Emperor William to Posen, the capital of Prussian Poland, it is stated that the Polish residents did not participate in the ...

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  33. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    The time of the Legislative Assembly this evening was occupied in debating, on a motion for adjournment, the administration of the Police Department. The Premier ...

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  34. SUGAR REBATE QUESTION.

    Considerable irritation and indignation are being expressed here concerning the action of the Federal Customs Department in refusing to acknowledge rebate claims ...

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  35. MR. STEYN'S HEALTH.

    Ex-President Steyn's medical adviser anticipates that he will be completely restored to health, but that he will have to undergo a long convalescence. ...

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  36. SYDNEY, SEPTEMBER 4.

    An action for breach of promise of marriage, in which the compensation claimed was £2000, was heard in the Supreme Court yesterday, before Mr. Justice Pring and a ...

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  37. WEST INDIES VOLCANIC OUTBREAK.

    The volcano Soufriere, in the island of St. Vincent, is again reported to have burst into activity. Many explosions occurred on the night of 30th August. ...

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  38. THE TSARISTA.

    The Czarina of Russia has had a miscarriage. There is intense disappointment throughout Russia, where it was hoped that a son and heir to the Throne might be ...

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  39. MILLIONAIRE AUTOMOBILISTS FINED.

    Mr. W. K. Vanderbilt, jun., and three other American millionaires were fined at Newport, Rhode Island, for driving their motor-cars at an excessive speed. ...

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  40. IN THE SENATE.

    In the Senate this evening, the President read a message from the House of Representatives with regard to the Tariff Bill. Mr. Drake moved that the message be ...

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  41. SHIPPING ACTIVITY AT TOWNSVILLE.

    The Townsville jetty wharf continues exceedingly busy, 2080ft. of wharfage being occupied by vessels discharging yesterday. The steamer Glacier takes about 900 tons ...

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  42. PARLIAMENTARY NOTES.

    The general subject of conversation in the lobbies to-night is naturally tho reception that the message from the House of Representatives on the Tariff Bill will ...

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  43. SYDNEY, SEPTEMBER 4.

    The pneumatic tube mail system has been successfully established between the General Post Office and the Royal Exchange, at a cost of £6500. ...

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  44. DARING BURGLARY AT LISBON.

    A daring robbery has just been perpetrated in Lisbon. A gang of burglars tunnelled underneath the Costas Bank, and breaking into the strong-room succeeded ...

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  45. HARD FACTS.

    Charles Gilbert, the leading Tailor and Outfitter, buys and sells for cash, shrinks every garment, and is specially careful to satisfy his customers. He makes a good ...

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  46. PENSIONS TO CIVIL SERVANTS.

    The Treasurer stated in the Legislative Assembly to-night that the pensions paid to retired civil servants for the past year amounted to £110,000. ...

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  47. G. P. MERRY, TOOWOOMBA.

    We have just landed (ex Orestes, from London) the first portion of our Spring and Summer Drapery and Millinery. The greatest majority of spectacle ...

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  48. TASMANIAN INCOME TAX.

    The Legislative Assembly last night debated the taxation proposals, on which the Ministry were defeated last week, and on a clear-cut issue of an income tax or no ...

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  49. SHIPPING TELEGRAMS.

    SYDNEY, September 4.—Arrived: Innamincka, s., from Brisbane; China, R.M.S., from London; Louisiana, barque, from Chemainus; H.M.S. Royal Arthur, from the ...

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  50. Uwantsum YANKEE DOODLE.

    [?] National Cigars, 3d. each. ...

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