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  2. Items of News.

    OURSELVES.-- Our supplement this morning contains reports of the meeting of the hospital committee, the Wannon Shire Council and a letter from our Portland ...

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  3. THE BOER WAR.

    Lord Roberts reports that he has arrived at Vertersolei, 15 rules from Bloemfontein. Lord Roberts turned the position of 12,000 Boers, who with 18 guns were holding the ...

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  4. WEDNESDAY'S CABLES.

    Messrs. Fischer and Wolmarans are sailing on a peace mission. ...

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  5. THE LOAN BILL IN PARLIAMENT.

    In the House of Commons last night the war loan bill was read a second time by 268 to 21. Sir Wm. Harcourt endorsed the action of the Government. ...

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  6. DR. LEYDS HORSEWHIPPED.

    Telegrams from Brussels, published in England, state that Dr. Leyds was horsewhipped by an Englishman about the middle of January. Dr. Leyds's assailant punished him ...

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  7. TEXT OF THE DESPATCHES.

    Lord Salisbury, in the House of Lords and Mr. Balfour, in the House of Commons, read telegrams addressed to Her Majesty's Government Presidents Kruger and Steyn ...

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  8. DISASTROUS BOER DEFEAT.

    News has been received that General French engaged the enemy in the hills commanding Bloemfontein on Monday night. Sixty Boers were killed and 320 wounded. ...

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  9. THE MOVEMENT IN AUSTRALIA.

    The Defence Department to-day accepted tenders for a portion of the saddlery required for the fourth contingent, and decided to allot the balance at schedule rates. ...

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  10. RAILWAY LINE SEIZED.

    Intelligence has just been received that Lord Roberts, having ordered the capture of rolling stock, General French seized the railway six miles south of Bloemfontein. General ...

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  11. THE DECEASED VICTORIAN OFFICERS.

    Sympathetic references were made at the Bar v. Army cricket match to the deaths of Major Eddy and Colonel Umphelby. ...

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  12. RESPECTING THE WHITE FLAG.

    During the march across the Free State Lord Roberts found many deserted farms dying the white flag. He ordered the flag to be respected. ...

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  13. THE DISMISSED BUSHMAN.

    Private Davey tried to see Mr. Melville today, but was refused an interview pending the inquire. In a subsequent interview with the Premier he asked to be allowed ...

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  14. MAFEKING SAFE ON 8th.

    Mafeking was sate on the 6th inst. Clonel Plumer is rapidly pushing southward with his Rhodesian Horse, and has now readied Lobatsi, 47 miles north of Mafeking. ...

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  15. MOBILITY OF BRITISH TROOPS.

    Some of the infantry regiments engaged in Saturday fight at Driefontein ran short of ammunition towards the close of the day. It is explained that the shortage was owing ...

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  16. THE MAFEKING GARRISON.

    Lieutenant-Colonel Plumer, in command of the Mafeking relieving force, reports that the Boers are retreating from Lobatsi to Zeerust. It is now reported that the garrison at ...

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  17. MORE ABUSE OF WHITE FLAG.

    Lord Roberts has sent the following despatch regarding Saturday victory:-- "I have telegraphed to the presidents of the two republics as follows:-- 'Another instance ...

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  20. MONDAY'S CABLES.

    The latest statistics with regard to the British casualties since the commencement of the war are:-- Killed, 2418; wounded, 8748; missing, 3463; died of disease, 1029; total ...

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  21. CALLING OUT THE MILITIA.

    The experiment of calling out the militia to take the place of the regular troops now serving in Africa has been so successful that the remaining regiments trill be embodied in May ...

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  22. THE WAR LOAN.

    It is announced that before deciding on the issue of the British War Office loan, which has been such an enormous success, Sir Michael Hicks Beach, Chancellor of the Exchequer, ...

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  23. THE ENGAGEMENT AT DRIEFONTEIN.

    Later details of the fighting at Driefontein show that much trouble was caused by the great rapidity with which the Boers moved their guns from place to place and their ...

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  24. THE LORD MAYOR OF LONDON.

    The Right Hon. A. J. Newton, Lord Mayor of London, has had a baronetcy conferred on him in recognition of his patriotic services in organising the City of London Volunteer ...

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  25. RUSSIAN SYMPATHY WITH CRONJE.

    In addition to the movement inaugurated in France by M. Henri Rocheforte, editor of intransigeant, the extreme socialist newspaper, to present a sword, of honour to General ...

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  26. THE DEFENCE OF JOHANNESBURG.

    Reports from Johannesburg state that the huge Cre[?]zot 100-pounder gun, which was removed from the fort at Johannesburg for use in the field, has now been re-mounted in its ...

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  27. TUESDAY'S CABLES.

    General Gatacre commands the road bridge at Bethulie. The railway bridge is damaged. ...

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  28. LATEST CABLEGRAMS

    The action of the American Senate insisting on the amendments in the Nicaraguan Canal treaty has caused an anti-British feeling. The Jingos declare that they will not ...

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  29. DEATH OF COLONEL UMPHELBY.

    News has been received of the death of Liet.-Colonel Umphelby, who was wounded in the wounded in the fighting at Driefontein. ...

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  30. USE OF EXPANDING BULLETS.

    Lord Rebate, referring to the death of Colonel Ump[?]elby and other officers, said that the wounds of the British in the recent actions in the Free State were generally serious, owing ...

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  31. GENERAL FRENCH'S ADVANCE.

    General French reports that the Boers are showing considerable opposition to his occupation of the hill in the vicinity of Bloemfontein Lord Roberts is marching with the third ...

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  32. RIOT IN YORKSHIRE.

    Serious rioting has occurred at Scarborough, a watering place on the Yorkshire coast. ...

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  33. BOERS LOOTING CORPSES.

    The Daily Mail declares that the rebels in searching for loot re-opened the grave of Private M'Leod, a Queensland, who was killed in the engagement at Sunnyside in ...

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  34. THE FEDERAL DELEGATES.

    Mr. Baron and Sir Samuel Griffith, the federal delegates have arrived. The delegates decided to take united action respecting hypothetical amendments, and to urge that ...

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  35. PEACE NEGOTIATIONS.

    Fuller particulars with regard to the appeal made by President Kruger and Steyn for European intervention show that the manifesto represented that the incursion of the Boers ...

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  36. ARREST OF GERMAN MERCEN ARIES.

    Acting on strong British pressure the Portu[?] authorities [?] Delagoa Bay have with the greatest reluctance arrested four ex-German military officers from the German East ...

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  37. A.N.A. CONFERENCE.

    The A.N.A. conference has decided on the formation of female branches, and to adopt preferential instead of majority roting in the election of officers. ...

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  38. LIEUTENANT MACARTNEY.

    Lieut Macarth[?] of the late dean of Melbourne, a member of the 2nd Royal Fusileers, was severely wounded at Pi[?]s Hill, prior to the relief of Ladysmith. He is ...

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  39. A FEDERAL SOUTH AFRICA.

    A suggestion has been made that at the [?] ...

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  40. CRUSHED IN A SEWER.

    Daniel M'Leod, a sewerage miner working at Footscray, was crushed to-day through falling into a shaft. Hen is not expected to survive. ...

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  41. INDEPENDENCE REFUSED.

    In the House of Commons last night [?] Balfour, the Leader of the H[?] the papers d[?] with Great Britain's conditions of peace would be killed at an [?] ...

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  44. [?] INTERVENTION.

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