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  2. OUR LONDON LETTER

    Mr. A. C. Shadler, who receive[?] authority in the early part of the present year to distribute official information for Queensland in Germany, and also to act ...

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  3. STORMY WEATHER

    The Railway Commissioner received information yesterday afternoon from the guard of the mixed goods and passenger train which leaves Toowoomba at 1.55 for Roma, the telegram ...

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  4. SCENE IN PARLIAMENT.

    In the House of Representatives to-day, A long time was wasted in discussing to what hour the House should adjourn on Tuesday next. ...

    Article : 416 words
  5. SPRING RACING CARNIVAL.

    The V.R.C. will commence their Spring meeting to-morrow at Flemington, and there is a promise of fine weather, although heavy rain fell this afternoon, ...

    Article : 453 words
  6. QUEENSLAND AGENCYGENERAL.

    If is announced that Mr. T. B. Robinson will temporarily succeed Sir Horace Tozer as Agent-General for Queensland until the end of the present year, when his ...

    Article : 65 words
  7. MOUNT MARLOW FIRE.

    With regard to the fire on the Mount Marlow country, it transpires that it broke out on what is known as the Tarara Block, which is a portion of Mount ...

    Article : 67 words
  8. THE OPENING OF PARLIAMENT.

    Parliament will open on Tuesday. Under the chastening influence of the recent elections it is expected that members will be more inclined to ...

    Article : 1,267 words
  9. THE HESTIA WRECK.

    Two boats from the wrecked steamer Hestia (which struck a shoal in the Bay of Fundy) have been washed ashore. They contained four corpses. Thirty-four of ...

    Article : 66 words
  10. BERMONDSEY ELECTION.

    The election of a member of the House of Commons for the Bermondsey division of Southwark, to fill the vacancy caused by the death ...

    Article : 214 words
  11. RAINS IN ENGLAND.

    Torrential rains have fallen in London and the south-eastern counties of England, causing floods in the valley of the Medway, and wholesale destruction of ...

    Article : 41 words
  12. SELECTION OF MAGISTRATES

    Lord James of Hereford has been appointed chairman of a Royal Commission to consider a system of selecting Justices of the Peace, irrespective of creed or ...

    Article : 46 words
  13. "WRETCHED TINPOT NAVIES."

    In the Cape House of Assembly, the Premier, Mr. J. X. Merriman, announced that he was asking the Earl of Crewe, Secretary of State for the Colonies, to ...

    Article : 83 words
  14. THE PLANET MARS.

    The Roval Astronomical Society reports that recent observations made of the planet Mars on the occasion of its "opposition," when it ...

    Article : 295 words
  15. A NEW GUINEA OUTRAGE.

    News of another outrage by natives of German New Guinea reached Sydney to-day. A well-known resident named Dammkohler and a small party were ...

    Article : 139 words
  16. INDEFATIGABLE LAUNCHED.

    The armoured battleship cruiser Indefatigable, which was laid down in February last, was launched at Devonport yesterday the christening ...

    Article : 101 words
  17. LATEST SCRATCHINGS.

    The following scratchings for the V.R.C. meeting are announced:- For all engagements: Little Lad and The Parisian. ...

    Article : 40 words
  18. THE BETTING MARKET.

    [Owing to the anti-gambling legislation in New South Wales and Victoria betting quotations are omitted from "Couriers" circulated in those States.] ...

    Article : 26 words
  19. MEAT FOR TROOPS.

    The War Office is inviting Australian tenders, to be received by January 6, for a year's supply of forage and meat for the British ...

    Article : 41 words
  20. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Exempl[?]ry punishment was meted out to an opium impotter to-day. A fish hawker named Henry Clay was seen leaving the steamer Taiyuan, and on being searched ...

    Article : 217 words
  21. ROBERTS IMPERIAL TROPHY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 93 words
  22. HOOKWORM DISEASE.

    Mr. J. D. Rockefeller has given 1,000,000 dollars to the commission of doctors who are investigating the hookworm disease, which is stated to ...

    Article : 79 words
  23. LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

    A meeting of the Caboolture Shire Council was held on Monday, when there were present: Councillors A. Sampson (chairman), J. Anderson, John Simpson, ...

    Article : 324 words
  24. COPPER MINERS' WAGES.

    The following notice was posted this afternoon at the Wallaroo and Moonta mines:—"The directors have been pleased to make a further concession in ...

    Article : 260 words
  25. CABLE NEWS IN BRIEF.

    The new steamer Minerie, for the San Francisco-Australasian mail service, has been launched at Glasgow. KEIR HARDIE ROBBED. ...

    Article : 516 words
  26. SYDNEY HOSPITAL.

    The allegations of neglect in the treatment of Thomas Pyne in the Sydney Hospital on Friday last were answered by officers of the institution to the ...

    Article : 173 words
  27. CONGO REFORMS.

    The Belgian Minister for Colonial Affairs has outlined the reforms to be carried out in the Congo Free State (which was recently annexed by Belgium) between ...

    Article : 126 words
  28. PRISON INCIDENT.

    It is stated that the suffragette, Miss Strangeways, while in the gaol at Manchester, barricaeled her cell with a plank bed. The warders inserted a hose through ...

    Article : 113 words
  29. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The half-yearly meeting of the Chamber of Commerce was held to-day. Mr. W. H. Phillips, vice-president, quoted facts and figures to show the remarkable ...

    Article : 326 words
  30. C.S.R. CO., LTD.

    The half-yearly meeting of the Colonial Sugar Refining Co., Ltd., was held to[?] day, under the presidency of the Hon. E. H. Kater, M.L.C. The report showed ...

    Article : 205 words
  31. METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS.

    An interesting entertainment was given last evening in the Town Hall, Nundah, on behalf of the funds of the Nundah Roman Catholic Church, the attendance ...

    Article : 94 words
  32. SOUTH CLIFTON COLLIERY DISPUTE.

    The first of the cases against the miners of the South Clifton Colliery, that against Hiram Alexander, of absenting himself from work has resulted in favour of the ...

    Article : 120 words
  33. MAGNIFIED MICROBES.

    A Reuter message states that Jean Commandern, a young French scientist, has reproduced magnified microbes with the a[?] of the cinematograph, showing ...

    Article : 75 words
  34. ROSEWOOD SHIRE COUNCIL.

    A meeting of the Rokewood Shire Council was held yesterday. There were present: Councillors J. Pender (Chairman), J. K. Just, J. F. Hall, J. Yates, T. ...

    Article : 183 words
  35. Austral Festival.

    The committee of the Austral Association at their meeting this week decided to commence their competitions next Saturday evening, November 6. On account ...

    Article : 216 words
  36. THE SPIRITUAL WORLD.

    Mr. W. T. Stead, who for some time has been conducting experiments in spiritualistic matters, has opened a Bureau for the "spook" Julia, to enable people ...

    Article : 141 words
  37. VICTORIAN RIFLE MEETING.

    At the Victorian Rifle Association meeting to-day the King's Prize was won by J. H. Williams, of the Melbourne Rifle Club. The shooting at 1000 yards was ...

    Article : 217 words
  38. LATE COMMERCIAL.

    SYDNEY, October 29.—The first shipment of Clarence River potatoes under the new regulations was pronounced to be free from disease, and 840 bags marketed, and as consigments ...

    Article : 239 words
  39. The Northers Mail Service.

    At a special meeting of the Chamber of Commerce this afternoon, (our Cairns correspondent wired last night) the following wire from Senator Givens and Mr. ...

    Article : 105 words
  40. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Bill promoted by Mr. Hogg, exMinister for Labour, for the abolition of the flour duty, was negatived by 38 votes to 21. ...

    Article : 61 words
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