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    To but few of mortal men has a happier fate been given than was meted out to Alfred Tennyson. To reach fame at an age when most men are merely struggling ...

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  3. CABLE MESSAGES.

    The Standard advocates the appointment of an Indian Frontier Commission for the purpose of devising means to avoid the constant recurrence of little wars from ...

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  4. OUR NAVAL DEFENCES.

    During the recent retrenchment movement we had occasion to point out that the defence expenditure of the colony was conducted on wrong lines, the outlay, as a whole, being ...

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  5. CABLE MESSAGES.

    The French troops under Colonel Dodds have engaged the main army of tho Dahomeyans, and have routed them with heavy loss, over 2000 being killed. The French ...

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  6. CABLE MESSAGES.

    Further particulars have been published concerning the deathbed of Lord Tennyson. During his last hours the dying poet read the tragedy of Cymbeline, turning the ...

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  7. THE BROKEN HILL STRIKE.

    For the first time in nearly 14 weeks the Proprietary Company is able to publish a smelting return. Two furnaces were running for three days during the week just ended, and 228 tons ...

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  8. THE BLACK MOUNTAIN EXPEDITION.

    The Black Mountain expedition under the command of Major-General Lockhart has succeeded in capturing Baio, the point of attack. No resistance was offered by ...

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  9. THE REVOLT IN VENEZUELA.

    The correspondent of the New York World reports that an important engagement has taken place at Valencia, in Venezuela, situated about 85 miles from ...

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  10. THE ANGLICAN CHURCH CONGRESS.

    At to-day's sitting of Anglican Church Congress now proceeding at Folkestone, the Right Rev. Dr. Barry, formerly Bishop of Sydney, called attention to the ...

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  11. A PUBLIC FUNERAL SUGGESTED.

    It is expected that a public funeral will be accorded Lord Tennyson, and that his remains will be interred in Poets' Corner in Westminster Abbey. ...

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  12. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    Official correspondence has been passing between the Governments of West Australia, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria, respecting the terms of the agreement under ...

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  13. A FRAUDULENT BERLIN BANKER.

    The trial of Horr Hugo Loewy, who was a leading banker in Berlin until November of last year, when his firm failed, and he was arrested on a charge of ...

    Article : 119 words
  14. THE LONDON MARKETS.

    The weekly returns of the Bank of England published to-day show the proportion of reserve to liabilities to be 41 per cent., being 8 per cent lower than last week. The ...

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  15. THE MINISTERIAL SALARIES.

    The venom and perverse misrepresentation in political partisanship could hardly go further than certain statements in our Conservative contemporary of yesterday regarding the allotment ...

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  16. THE LABOR PARTY IN ENGLAND.

    The Association of Railway Employes are proposing to secure the return of their general secretary to the House of Commons. ...

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  17. THE BANK OF AUSTRALASIA.

    At the half yearly meeting of the Bank of Australasia, Mr. William R. Arbuthnot, one of the directors, in referring to the condition of affairs in the colonies, said that ...

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  18. MR. HOWARD SPENSLEY.

    Mr. Howard Spensley, the owner of the Royal Arcade, Bourke-street, Melbourne, will leave for Victoria in a fortnight. The object of his visit is to arrange for the ...

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  19. THE RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS ON TOUR.

    The Railway Commissioners passed through hero to-day, but stopped only a few minutes. A large deputation waited on them to protest against tho proposed increase of back freights ...

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  20. AFFAIRS IN SERVIA.

    M. Garashine, a Servian statesman, declares that precautions must be taken to guard against treachery on the part of the late King Milan. Otherwise he does not ...

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  21. AUSTRALIAN MORTGAGE LAND AND FINANCE CO.

    The Australian Mortgage Land and Finance Company Limited declares a dividend at the rate of 10 per cent. per annum. ...

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  22. SHIPPING NEWS.

    Arrived.—From Newcastle : Duke of Buckingham, [?]., sailed 5th August, via Lyttleton 14th August. ...

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  23. THE FRENCH REVENUE.

    The revenue from the customs in France during the month of September has been reduced by £250,000, owing to the operation of the high tariff duties. The working ...

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  24. BENDIGO MINING RETURNS.

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  25. THE LONDON WOOL SALES.

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  26. PROGRESS OF SOCIALISM.

    In a speech delivered by John Burns, the labor member for Battersea, he declared that England would soon see the principles of Socialism applied in municipal, ...

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  27. A PUGILIST IMPRISONED FOR ASSAULT.

    "Charley" Mitchell, a well known pugilist, was to-day brought before the Bow-street police court bench, charged with committing a cowardly assault on an ...

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  28. THE MAILS.

    The Shaw, Savill and Albion Company's R.M.S. Matatua left Rio on the morning of the 6th. Her meat was in good condition. ...

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  29. WARNINGS TO MARINERS.

    The lighthouse keeper at Wilson's Promontory reported to the Customs authorities on the 25th September that he noticed the sea breaking east of the Crocodile Rock, and in a line bearing ...

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  30. THE CAIRNS-HERBERTON RAILWAY.

    The arbitration upon the claims by Mr. John Robb, railway contractor, in connection with the construction of the second section of the Cairns and Herberton railway, will commence ...

    Article : 135 words
  31. THE RENMARK ASSESSMENT.

    The case of the Chaffey Brothers versus the Commissioner of Taxes, an appeal against the latter's assessment of land at Renmark, was concluded in the local court to-day. The Crown ...

    Article : 292 words
  32. INTERNATIONAL BOAT RACE.

    A race has been held on the Seine between two French and English eight-oar crews over a distance of two miles. The English were defeated by two lengths. ...

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  33. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    Early this morning a disastrous fire occurred at the Excelsior vineyard, Sheepwash, the properly of Cr. J. Maguire, of Strathfieldsaye shire council, owing, it is presumed, to a log ...

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  34. THE NATIONAL ANTHEM AND "THE SPIRIT OF UNIONISM."

    The Balmain Laborers' Union has passed a resolution condemning the action of the Naval Brigade band in playing God Save the Queen at the late eight hours demonstration, as being ...

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  35. THE MILDURA DIFFICULTY.

    Mr. G. H. Risby to-day resigned his seat on the directorate of the Mildurn Irrigation Company. Mr. Risby, who has taken an active part in affirming that free water distribution is ...

    Article : 90 words
  36. REGISTRATION OF JEWELLERY PACKETS.

    The Minister of Education has sent a reply to the deputation of jewellers, who asked that regulations imposing compulsory registration on parcels containing jewellery and other ...

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  37. WATER TRUST SEVERANCE.

    Mr. G. Graham, Minister of Water Supply, was interviewed by the president of the shire of Shepparton (Cr. M'Cracken) and Cr. Hehir to-day, re the question of severance of shire ...

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  38. THE ALLEGED ROLL STUFFING AT AVOCA.

    At Avoca to-day the select committee to inquire into tho alleged roll stuffing sat at the court house. There were present Messrs. Andrews (chairman), Murphy, Craven, Dixon ...

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  39. A STRANGE ADVENTURE.

    An extraordinary adventure on the part of a little boy, 6 years of age, grandson of the Rev. J. Goldstein, is reported by the police. Yesterday the child strayed away from home, and ...

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  40. MELBOURNE HEAD TEACHERS ASSOCIATION.

    The monthly meeting of the above association was held in the rooms, Flinders-buildings, last evening; Mr. T. Holding, president, in the chair. There was a representative gathering of members ...

    Article : 109 words
  41. NEW INSOLVENT.

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