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  2. THE WAR.

    THE action of Sir Michael HicksBeach, Chancellor of the Exchequer, in avoiding the disturbance of trade between Great Britain and the ...

    Article : 57 words
  3. THE WAR.

    LORD HINDLIP, who is at present abroad with the steam yatch "Sunbeam," has offered to present to the War Office a Maxim gun, if appointed ...

    Article : 50 words
  4. Events & Rumours.

    OPEN your ears, for which of you will stop The vent of hearing when load Rumour speaks. —SHAKESPEARE. PARLIAMENT has been further prorogued ...

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  5. LATE NEWS

    To secure uniform equipment for the second Bushmen's Contingent the Premier is in communication with the Governments of the other colonies. ...

    Article : 34 words
  6. LATEST NEWS

    TIN ore is to-day quoted at 23s. per unit. ...

    Article : 22 words
  7. OUR CABLES.

    IT is probable that Messrs. Deakin and Barton, delegates to London in connection with the Australian Commonwealth Bill, will be examined afc ...

    Article : 43 words
  8. THE BUBONIC PLAGUE.

    ANOTHER case of bubonic plague has appeared, the sufferer being a boy, of eight or nine years of age, named Stratford, or Stafford. The family ...

    Article : 151 words
  9. PROPOSED MILITARY TRAINING.

    COLONEL PAUL has been instructed by the Government to formulate a scheme for imparting military instruction to youths after leaving school until they ...

    Article : 37 words
  10. TERRIBLE COLLIERY EXPLOSION.

    A TERRIBLE explosion has taken place at the Redash Colliery, in the county of Fayette, West Virginia, U.S.A. One hundred men were entombed. Only ...

    Article : 42 words
  11. Cronje's Recent Laager.

    THE bodies of sixty additional dead Boers have been found in the tunnels at the laager on the Modder River occupied by General Cronje prior to his ...

    Article : 36 words
  12. Boers Facing the British.

    A BATTLE is imminent at Oxfontein, where the British force under FieldMarshal Lord Roberts is at present, encamped. ...

    Article : 47 words
  13. DEATH OF PRIVATE ANDREW

    A PRIVATE letter received at Narrandera states that Private John Andrew, who left for South Africa with the second contingent, has died in a ...

    Article : 43 words
  14. Boers Flying to Bloemfontein.

    A MESSAGE just received from South Africa states that Field-Marshal Lord Roberts has turned the left flank of the Boers opposing him at Oxfontein, ...

    Article : 854 words
  15. Advertising

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    Advertising : 661 words
  16. A Terrible Adventure.

    DURING the recent fighting at Dortrecht one of the Cape Riflemen's Corps was captured by the enemy. The Boers compiled their prisoner, ...

    Article : 65 words
  17. CHAMPION HIGH JUMP.

    AT the Tenterfield Show the champion high jump competition was won by Napoleon, the horse clearing 6ft. 4in. ...

    Article : 24 words
  18. IN THE DIVORCE COURT.

    IN the Divorce Court, to-day, a decree nisi was granted, with costs against the respondent, in the case of Bridget Sadlier against her husband on the ...

    Article : 54 words
  19. A TERRIBLE TRAGEDY.

    A STRANGE man, supposed to be Henry Tillyer, called at a lodging-house in Elizabeth-street last night for a bed. He was given one with another man. ...

    Article : 85 words
  20. Dr. Leyds Again.

    DR. LEYDS, the Transvaal representative in Europe, affirms that the Assembly of Cape Colony will shortly vote strongly for Boer independence, ...

    Article : 46 words
  21. MILITARY SERVICE IN AFRICA.

    FROM a cable received by the Premier, to-day, it appears that the second Bushmen's Contingent will be employed for certain in South Africa ...

    Article : 44 words
  22. Capture of a Fort.

    BRABRANT HORSE (eighteen hundred strong) have driven the Boers from a strong position at Labuchagne's Nek. They captured the fort there and ...

    Article : 54 words
  23. A PROTRACTED VOYAGE.

    THE barque Carnmoney arrived in Sydney harbour yesterday, from London, after a protracted voyage extending over 127 days. ...

    Article : 25 words
  24. V.R.C. AUTUMN MEETING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 295 words
  25. DISCOVERY OF OPALS.

    AT White Cliffs a discovery has been made of £800 worth of opals at a depth of only eight inches below the surface of the ground. ...

    Article : 31 words
  26. Enemy Still in Natal.

    THE latest reports from Natal are to the effect that although the colony is practically clear of the enemy, there is still a strong force of Boers on the ...

    Article : 50 words
  27. THE N.S.W. LANCERS.

    A DEPUTATION shortly intend to ask the Government to increase the New South Wales Lancers' establishment from four hundred to one thousand ...

    Article : 27 words
  28. The Ameer Offers Assistance.

    THE Ameer of Afghanistan has offered to assist the British Government in the event of complications with foreign Powers arising with 50,000 troops. ...

    Article : 30 words
  29. EARTHQUAKE AT BELTANA.

    A SHARP shock of earthquake was felt on Sunday afternoon at Beltana, in this colony. ...

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  30. VICTORIAN BUSHMEN.

    THE men of the Victorian Bushmen's Contingent will embark for South Africa on the steamer Euryalus on Saturday next. ...

    Article : 23 words
  31. High Prices at Ladysmith.

    AT an auction sale of supplies held in Lady smith, about a week before the town was relieved, some very high prices were realised. A pound of ...

    Article : 52 words
  32. ENCOURAGEMENT OF RIFLE PRACTICE.

    MR. GRIMWADE, M.L.C., has offered £500 to the Government for the purpose of the encouragement of rifle practice. ...

    Article : 25 words
  33. The War Loan.

    IN the House of Commons, on Monday last, the resolution for the proposed war loan was agreed to by 161 votes to 26 votes. ...

    Article : 31 words
  34. REWARD FOR RATS.

    THE reward of two shillings per dozen for rats offered by the Government in connection with the bubonic plague scare has been withdrawn, as boys ...

    Article : 49 words
  35. The Missing 200 Waggons.

    OWING to the capture of the waggons, containing provisions for the British army, by the Boers at Reit River recently, the troops under ...

    Article : 82 words
  36. Advertising

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    Advertising : 204 words
  37. Our Summary of Colonial News.

    THERE was an immense procession and demonstration in Kalgoorlie (W.A.) on Sunday in favour of separation. The French Minister for Foreign ...

    Article : 568 words
  38. Boers at Prieska.

    REBELS have taken charge of the towns of Prieska and Kenahardt, situated in British territory, near the Orange. River, declaring the towns to be ...

    Article : 45 words
  39. Agitation for Peace.

    THE Dutch Reformed Church, in South Africa, is strongly agitating in favour of peace, on the basis of the recognition of the independence of the ...

    Article : 33 words
  40. Sir Thomas Fitzgerald.

    THE offer made by Sir Thomas Fitzgerald to proceed to the front as consulting surgeon has been accepted by the War Office. ...

    Article : 30 words
  41. Ladysmith's Insanitary Condition.

    THE town of Ladysmith has been temporarily abandoned by the British troopsowing to theinsanitary condition of the place caused through the ...

    Article : 35 words
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