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  2. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    On Saturday morning Sir William Lyne, Major Miller and Mr. Geo. Upward were busy completing the arrangements for the Senatorial tour of the Federal capital sites, ...

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  3. THE TARIFF.

    Federal politicians were generally surprised by the particulars of the January customs and excise revenue (£773,952), published in "The Age" of Saturday. The figures ...

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  4. THE FEDERAL CONTINGENTS.

    This week will witness the departure from our shores of the First Federal Contingent, and it is in satisfactory accord with previous performances that Victoria sends her men ...

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  5. THE ARMY MEAT CONTRACT.

    In the House of Commons yesterday the question of the War Office meat contract for the troops in South Africa, which includes a proviso that a certain proportion ...

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  6. BRITISH AND BOERS.

    Two Boer officers named Servage and Locks, who have been sent by the leaders in the field to wait upon ex-President Kruger in Holland, have made a somewhat ...

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  7. IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

    In the House of Commons last evening the amendment moved by Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman, lender of the Opposition, that the Procedure Bill, embodying the ...

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  8. AUSTRALIAN HORSES FOR JAVA.

    The Prime Minister has received a communication from the Netherlands-Indian Government--more generally known as the Government of Batavin--announcing that ...

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  9. QUEENSLAND SUGAR EXCISE.

    The Premier, Mr. Philp, said yesterday that he hoped that the bonus of 6 per ton on cane sugar, as proposed by the Federal Parliament, would have been granted from ...

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  10. CLERK OF THE COMMONS.

    Sir Courtenay Peregrine Ilbert, K.C.S.I., the distinguished scholar and barrister, who has been Parliamentary Counsel to the Treasury since 1899, has been chosen Clerk ...

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  11. NARROW ESCAPE OF DE WET.

    Further details have now been received of the part taken by the New Zealand Mounted Rifles in connection with the rout of Commandant Wessels on the ...

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  12. ITALIAN IMMIGRATION.

    Signor Bertolo, the new consul-general for Italy, now in Melbourne, will call on the Prime Minister to-day with respect to the Alien Immigration Act, as applied to ...

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  13. DUTY ON JEWELLERY.

    Sir,--We wish to add our protest re the injustice of being compelled to pay duty on watches and jewellery sent from New South Wales to this State for repair. This ...

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  14. THE PLAGUE.

    Two more cases of plague were diagnosed on Saturday, both having been found in the city proper. The youth James Foy, whose case was reported on Friday, died to-day. ...

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  15. IN LANGWARRIN CAMP.

    On Friday evening a pleasant invitation ball was given in the mechanics' hall, Frankston, at which a number of the officers and men of the contingent were present. On ...

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  16. POSITION OF A CHURCH.

    A parish church possessing neither churchwardens nor vestrymen is an undoubted anomaly. Yet this appears to be the position at Christ Church, ...

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  17. BRITISH TRADE RETURNS.

    The Board of Trade returns for January, show that the value of imports to the United Kingdom was £4,143,832 more than in the corresponding month of last year. ...

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  18. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    Sir,--Will you permit me to record my protest against the present regulation, which debars watches and jewellery for repair from entering the State unless the ...

    Article : 86 words
  19. FURTHER CAPTURES BY BRITISH.

    Lieutenant-Colonel F. D. V. Wing, R.A., in command of a column operating in the Eastern Transvaal, reports having killed three Boers and captured thirteen others ...

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  20. SOAP CUTTING AND STAMPING MACHINES.

    Sir,--We notice Sir John Quick is reported as having moved that soap makers' cutting and stamping presses should be placed on the free list, at the same time ...

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  21. BRITISH CRUISER ASHORE.

    A telegram from Suez reports that H.M.S. Amphitrite, first class cruiser, of 11,000 tons, 16 guns, 16,000 i.h.p., speed 20[?] knots, is ashore in Suez Bay. The ...

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  22. MILITARISM IN AUSTRALIA.

    Speaking at the commercial traveller's dinner last night, Major-General Hutton said that militarism was not what Australia wanted. Very shortly about 15,000 men ...

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  23. SMALL-POX IN ENGLAND.

    A disquieting discovery has been made at Liverpool, where the cattle steamer Kansas, from Boston, has landed eighteen men who are suffering from small-pox. The patients ...

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  24. DE LA REY'S DEFEAT.

    The details which have been received of the severe reverse sustained by General De la Rey a few days ago in the Western Transvaal show that Major Leader, in ...

    Article : 124 words
  25. RUSSIA AND MANCHURIA.

    The negotiations between Russia and China with respect to the Manchuria treaty continue to engage the attention of the powers. Great Britain and Japan are ...

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  26. RAILWAY MISMANAGEMENT.

    The St. Arnaud Agricultural Society, at a meeting of the general committee on Thursday, strongly protested against the action of the Railway department for not ...

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  27. TOBACCO EXCISE DUTIES.

    A strong case has been made out for a differential excise duty of 9d. per [?]b., as against the Government proposal of 1 per [?]b., on all locally manufactured tobacco, in ...

    Article : 358 words
  28. POLISH BOYCOTT OF GERMANY.

    The boycott against Germany which was recently instituted by the Poles in retaliation for the attempted Germanisation of the Polish population in Eastern Prussia is ...

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  29. PHYLLOXERA IN THE BENDIGO DISTRICT.

    At the meeting of the Bendigo Vine and Fruit Growers' Association on Saturday afternoon, Mr, T. Clay drew attention to the fact that, although phylloxera existed ...

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  30. ANGLO-AMERICAN ENTENTE.

    Advices from Washington announce that America is firmly supporting Great Britain and Japan in favor of the maintenance of the open door in Manchuria. ...

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  31. RAILWAY ARRANGEMENTS.

    The Premier (My. S[?]) states that the Railway Commissioners' have made all the necessary railway arrangements for the trip of senators in connection with the ...

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  32. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN QUOTA.

    The country members chosen for the Second Commonwealth Contingent will reach Adelaide to-morrow, and will go into camp. The members of the First ...

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  33. BOER GENERAL'S PROTEST AGAINST WAR.

    In November last General Andries Cronje, brother of General Piet Cronje, now in exile at St. Helena, was given the command of one of the corps of ex-Boer ...

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  34. THE DANISH WEST INDIES

    It is announced that the inhabitants of the Danish West India islands, St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix, negotiations for the sale of which to the United ...

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  35. SCARCITY OF RAILWAY TRUCKS.

    The inability of the Railway department to supply a sufficient number of trucks to meet the demand has been causing serious inconvenience to the farmers in this ...

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  36. AUSTRIA AND RUSSIA.

    The Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, who recently left Vienna to visit Czar Nicholas, and thank him for the honor paid ...

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  37. THE COMMONWEALTH AND THE STATES.

    Most Australians are under the impression that the Commonwealth regularly takes a fourth of the customs and excise revenue each month and hands over to the ...

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  38. DEATH OF SIDNEY COOPER, R.A.

    The death is announced of Mr. Thomas Sidney Cooper, R.A., the eminent English artist, in his 99th year. The late Mr. Sidney Cooper, who was ...

    Article : 193 words
  39. THE NATIONAL SCOUTS.

    The corps of National Scouts, consisting of ex-Boer burghers, fighting for the British in the Eastern Transvaal, who were reported yesterday as having taken prisoner ...

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  40. THE FEVER HOSPITAL.

    The adjourned, meeting of the committee of the Fever Hospital was held at the Town Hall on Saturday, Mr. W. Strong presiding. Dr. Gresswell stated that the material ...

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  41. AN ARABIAN FEUD.

    Further serious trouble is reported as having occurred in Central Arabia. Telegraphic advices state that a descendant of the Wahabi rulers, in command of ...

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  42. MR. REID AS A TARIFF CRITIC.

    In the course of an interview on Saturday, Mr. G. H. Reid said:--"By the time the tariff is finally disposed of, I think it will be found to be almost as inconsistent ...

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  43. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    Sir,--An alteration has been made in the Gembrook time table, which very clearly indicates the half-hearted style in which business is conducted at the Railway ...

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  44. ATTEMPT TO FIRE COLLIERIES.

    An unsuccessful attempt has been made by Van Niekerk's commando to fire the Brakpan collieries on the Rand. The enemy were detected before they could ...

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  45. THE LONDON MARKETS.

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  46. NEW ZEALAND EIGHTH CONTINGENT.

    The Southern division of the Eighth Contingent sailed to-day in the Cornwall from Lyttelton. At the send off to the men Lord Ranfurly said he thought that the people ...

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  47. THE PUBLIC SERVICE BILL.

    Although the debate on the tariff is not likely to be interrupted by consideration of the Public Service Bill as amended by the Senate, the Minister for Home Affairs is ...

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  48. SLAVERY UNDER THE FRENCH FLAG.

    It is reported that Arab dhows in the Persian Gulf are using the French flag in order to cover their operations in the slave trade. ...

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  49. MILNER AND KITCHENER.

    In the House of Commons last evening Mr. Chamberlain stated, in reply to a question, that Lord Milner, High Commissioner for South Africa, would be ...

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  50. WESTRALIAN PARLIAMENT.

    In the Assembly on Friday the Premier informed Mr. Hastie that in all probability a royal commission would be appointed to arrange a scheme for the redistribution of ...

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  51. THE VENEZUELAN PIRATE.

    American telegrams state that the reported sinking of the Venezuelan revolutionaries' steamer La Libertador, formerly known as the Ban Righ, by a Venezuelan ...

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  52. SCHOLASTIC EXHIBITIONS.

    Sir,--You have headed a small letter in to-day's paper University Exhibitions, and it looks as if the University were at fault (which, heaven knows, it often enough ...

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  53. AUSTRALASIAN CASUALTIES.

    The War Office reports Lieutenant George Augustus Morris, of the Sixth Western Australian Contingent, killed at Robspruit; Private A. M. Daley, Third ...

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  54. MR. RONALD AND THE WAR.

    Sir,--Your correspondent Mr. J. B. Ronald's condemnation of the selfishness of those who "shout and vote for war, themselves enjoying immunity from all danger," ...

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  55. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Agents-General for the Australian States and New Zealand have been granted the privilege of private entree at the first levee held by his Majesty King Edward ...

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  56. THE CAPE CABLE.

    The long drawn out negotiations between the Federal Government and the Eastern Extension Company with reference to the Federal Cape cable agreement has advanced ...

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  57. THE TRINITY COLLEGE FRAUDS

    of Trinity College, who embezzled a large amount of the funds of that institution, has, it is reported, succeeded in escaping from Samoa, where he was known to be ...

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  58. A SYDNEY DEMONSTRATION.

    Elaborate arrangements have been made, under the auspices of the Australian Natives' Association, for a pro-British demonstration at the Town Hall to-morrow night. ...

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  59. TASMANIAN-VICTORIAN TELEGRAPH RATES.

    Since the Treasurer, Mr. Bird, returned from his visit to the other States, the Premier Mr. Lewis, has suggested to Mr. Barton the desirableness of holding a ...

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  60. NORTH LYELL SHARE ISSUE.

    The directors, of the North Lyell S. and C.M. Co., Tasmania, are issuing 100,000 reserved shares at par, first offering them to shareholders in the proportion of one ...

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  61. THE BRICKLAYERS' STRIKE.

    The position of affairs in connection with the strike of bricklayers underwent no change on Saturday. The number of names recorded on the strikers' roll remains at 29, ...

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  62. Advertising

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  63. NEW ZEALAND LIGHT INFANTRY.

    A proposal has been made to send a contingent of short light men, the standard height to be 5 feet 4 inches, and the chest measurement 36 inches, men to be not less ...

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  64. THE KOOREH TRAGEDY.

    Mr. John Rinaldi, of Kooreh South, has informed Detective Considine that he will supplement the £25 Government reward with another £25 for information that will ...

    Article : 81 words
  65. Advertising

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  66. Advertising

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  67. CONDEMNED AUSTRALIAN LAMB.

    The authorities of Smithfield meat market have recently condemned many car cases of Australian frozen lamb, on the ground that they are in too emaciated a ...

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  68. Advertising

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