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  2. A SENSATIONAL CASE.

    A remarkable development has taken place in connection with the Real Estate Trust Company of Philadelphia, which in August last suspended payment owing to ...

    Article : 549 words
  3. MR. BENT'S "WORKMEN'S HOMES."

    No man who has been loaded with an unsaleable block of suburban land need despair of a good bargain. If he only manage his affairs shrewdly the ...

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  4. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    When the estimates were under consideration at the close of the last session of Parliament the Government was pressed to appoint a committee of inquiry into the ...

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  5. DISARMAMENT.

    The majority of the powers are favorable to the proposal that the question of national disarmament should form the subject of discussion at the International Peace ...

    Article : 140 words
  6. AFFAIRS IN RUSSIA.

    An important declaration has been made by the Russian Premier in the course of a press interview. M. Stolypin stated that the Czar had ...

    Article : 248 words
  7. THE WARANGA BASIN.

    The Minister of Water Supply, Mr. Swinburne, returned to town yesterday from his holiday at Lorne, and during the afternoon made a statement with regard to the ...

    Article : 477 words
  8. ABOUT PEOPLE.

    The Governor-General, Lady Northcote and Mr. Share, private secretary, left Launceston for Melbourne by the Loongana on Tuesday afternoon. Before embarking Lord ...

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  9. ARMY REFORM.

    Further references to the new scheme of army organisation were made by Mr. Haldane, Secretary of State for War, in a speech at Liverpool last evening. ...

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  10. DEFENCE OF THE EMPIRE

    A new organisation, to be known as the National Defence Association, has been formed in England for the purpose of arousing public interest in questions relating to ...

    Article : 123 words
  11. PLOT AGAINST ALFONSO.

    The police in Spain have discovered the existence of another conspiracy against the life of King Alfonso, who on 31st May last, on the occasion of his wedding, narrowly ...

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  12. NEW-SOUTH WALES MINISTRY.

    Mr. Ashton, the Minister of Lands, confirms the report that he will retire from politics. He says he will resign at the end of this Parliament, as he intends to devote ...

    Article : 213 words
  13. THE STONE CARTERS' WORK.

    Although the strong winds that have prevailed lately at the Waranga Basin have subsided, the gang of sixty men who, with horses and drays, have been employed ...

    Article : 119 words
  14. CHANNEL TUNNEL.

    The project for the construction of the Channel tunnel is being more warmly advocated in France than in England, where the Committee of Imperial Defence is ...

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  15. THE TACTFUL AMEER.

    The Ameer of Afghanistan, who is still at Agra, yesterday enjoyed the novel experience of an ascent in a military balloon. The tactful and courteous demeanor of the ...

    Article : 51 words
  16. WILLS AND ESTATES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 71 words
  17. A GERMAN LOOK-OUT.

    A serious industrial dispute has occurred in Berlin, where 15,000 wood workers have been locked out by the employers owing to differences respecting the rate of wages. ...

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  18. AUTOMATIC GUN FIRING.

    At the Randwick rifle range this morning a test was carried out of a gun designed to shoot automatically. The inventors, Messrs. Edwards and Rose, state that in ...

    Article : 225 words
  19. BAKERS' ANNUAL PICNIC.

    The Operative Bakers' Society held its annual marine excursion to Queenscliff yesterday, and about 700 excursionists were conveyed there and back from Port ...

    Article : 406 words
  20. "THE BEST POLICEMEN."

    The new Shah of Persia, Mohammed Ali Mirza, is displaying a firm determination to suppress forcibly the disturbances which have attended his succession owing to ...

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  21. AMERICAS NEGROES.

    Following upon the notification that four firms have tendered for the supply of Chinese labor for the completion of the Panama Canal, it is stated that as many ...

    Article : 157 words
  22. TO THE EDITOR OF THE AGE.

    Sir,--The Waranga Basin fiasco reminds me of a case somewhat similar which happened in Capetown, South Africa, some 27 years ago. A reservoir was constructed at ...

    Article : 182 words
  23. MR. DEAKIN AND MR. BULLEN.

    In the course of an article in the London "Standard" on the visit of the Japanese squadron to Melbourne and the march of the Japs through the city, Mr. Frank ...

    Article : 420 words
  24. AUSTRALASIAN TRADE.

    Mr. R. J. Jeffrey, formerly of Melbourne, who recently returned from his special commercial mission to Australia and New Zealand on behalf of the Board of Trade, has ...

    Article : 87 words
  25. ARMS FOR MACEDONIANS.

    A Bulgarian steamer, which was subsequently found to be loaded with arms, has been wrecked near Sulina, a Russian town on the Sulina mouth of the Danube. The ...

    Article : 55 words
  26. THE TRUANCY ACT.

    Mr. W. W. Greene, police magistrate, was proceeded against to-day at the local court for the third time for failing to send his son to school. On the two former ...

    Article : 67 words
  27. BILLIARDS.

    The Australian billiardist, F. Weiss, has lately been playing very much below his form. In a match against Melbourne Inman, a prominent English professional, ...

    Article : 111 words
  28. TRANSVAAL ELECTIONS.

    A highly interesting contest is promised at Pretoria in connection with the approaching general elections. Sir Richard Solomon, Attorney-General of the ...

    Article : 118 words
  29. CATTLE MAIMING CASE.

    The appeal made by Sir Conan Doyle, the well-known novelist, on behalf of the solicitor George Ernest Edalji, who in 1903 was sentenced to seven years' imprisonment in ...

    Article : 194 words
  30. A UNIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM.

    Sir,--In Saturday's "Argus" appeared A University Symposium, Professor Tucker and Dr. Barrett discussing a question of educational importance. The contributions ...

    Article : 527 words
  31. THE LONDON MARKETS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 99 words
  32. ADELAIDE WHEAT TRADE.

    At the request of a number of merchants, the Government last year entered upon a new departure in connection with the produce depot. It allowed an expert to certify ...

    Article : 187 words
  33. JAPANESE ARMY.

    It is estimated by the Japanese military authorities that the reduction of the term of service in the army to two years, which has been decided upon, will in the course ...

    Article : 57 words
  34. SENATE ELECTIONS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 143 words
  35. PERILS OF THE CONTINENT.

    Two English ladies residing at Kertch, in the Crimea, have been the victims of a brutal attack by a gang of armed burglars. The ruffians entered the house ...

    Article : 149 words
  36. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Sir James Francis Garrick, formerly Agent-General for Queensland, whose death was announced yesterday, suffered a paralytic stroke during sleep on 5th ...

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  37. SHIPPING NEWS.

    Arrived.--Buteshire, steamer, from Townsville 10th October; Narrung, steamer, from Sydney 16th November. Sailed.--For Sydney: Altona, Tropic, ...

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  38. THE ANTI-GAMING LAW.

    Members of Melbourne Tattersall's Club, Royal-lane, Bourke-street, assisted at their own obsequies last evening, when a meeting was held, the chairman (Mr. J. S. ...

    Article : 157 words
  39. THE MAIL STEAMERS.

    Orotava, for Australia, left Plymouth 12th. Omrah, homeward bound, arrived Suez 14th. Britannia left Colombo for Australia evening 13th ...

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  40. PURE FOOD.

    The health authorities at Rockhampton seized to-day 1500 tins of peas and nine cases of sauce. ...

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  41. RUGBY FOOTBALL.

    It is intended during the coming football season to make an effort to induce Victoria to adopt the Rugby game. Local enthusiasts are urging that the New South Wales ...

    Article : 114 words
  42. Advertising

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  43. Advertising

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  44. STATE ELECTIONS.

    It is reported that the local Labor party has no intention of nominating a candidate to oppose Mr. John Thomson, M.L.A., at the next State, election. The Federal ...

    Article : 91 words
  45. DEPORTATION OF KANAKAS.

    Mr. F. Brand, labor agent, has completed a commission on behalf of the Fijian Government to engage 200 islanders for plantations there. He has secured 99 at ...

    Article : 41 words
  46. NEW SOUTH WALES TEAM TO VISIT ENGLAND.

    The governing body of the New South Wales Rugby Union is in receipt of a communication from the English Union, inviting an Australian team to visit Great ...

    Article : 46 words
  47. Advertising

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