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  2. A HEAVY RAINFALL.

    A heavy downpour of rain occurred yesterday morning, and while it lasted tho streets in the city were in a chronic state of flood. The fall was remarkable for the rate at which it descended ...

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  3. THE WAR.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon.--General Sir Redvers Buller has reported that it was impossible to entrench on the rocky sides or summit of Vaalkrantz, which the First ...

    Article : 95 words
  4. SAMOA.

    LONDON, Monday Afternoon.--The German Reichstag has approved of the treaty by which Germany is secured full control of Samoa in exchange for surrender of interests elsewhere. ...

    Article : 31 words
  5. OCEAN BATHING.

    Neither sharks nor ocean currents scare the average Australian who has tasted the pleasures of ocean bathing, and the Randwick Council being aware of this fact has thoughtfully ...

    Article : 203 words
  6. MINTING OPERATIONS.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon. --The Transvaal Government is reported to be minting British gold and silver coins at the Pretoria Mint, as a considerable difficulty is ...

    Article : 38 words
  7. TO-DAY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 112 words
  8. PARTITION OF SAMOA.

    SAN FRANCISCO, January 24.--Malletoa Tanu, in a letter to the London "Times" of January 4, declares that the partition of Samoa is a gross violation of the treaties and a crime against the ...

    Article : 154 words
  9. CANADIAN LOYALTY.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon.--The Government of Canada has offered Great Britain to provide a militia force to take the place at Halifax of the First, Battalion of ...

    Article : 100 words
  10. PERSONAL.

    Mr. Lyne was still confined to his room yesterday, though sufficiently well to transact tho business pertaining to his important position. He hopes to be able to come into the city to-day. ...

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  11. AUSTRALIAN GALLANTRY.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon.--Lieut. G., T. Grieve, of the N.S.W. Permanent Staff, who proceeded to South Africa as a special service officer per the steamer Aberdeen, and ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 212 words
  12. THE MAID STEAMERS.

    A cable was received from Auckland yesterday to the effect that the A. and A. liner Moana arrived there at 7.45 a.m. from San Francisco, via Honolulu and Apia, en route to Sydney. She ...

    Article : 281 words
  13. THE CAPE CABLE SCHEME.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.--Mr. Warren, manager in Australia for the Eastern Extension Company, has written to Mr. Watt, Postmaster- eneral, to the effect that his board have agreed ...

    Article : 301 words
  14. ENGLAND'S ARMAMENTS.

    LONDON, Monday Afternoon.--Great Britain' has placed a large order for Schwartz-kopf torpedoes with the Venice (Italy) shipyards. ...

    Article : 23 words
  15. ILLNESS OF LORD GORMANSTON.

    HOBART, Wednesday.--The Government House party were unable to attend the races this afternoon, owing to the indisposition of Lord Gormanston, who is suffering from an affection ...

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  16. THE LATE MR. W. J. LAMBIE.

    MELBOURNE, Wednesday.--In a letter of condolence in regard to the late Mr. W. J. Lambie, Sir John Madden, Lieutenant-Governor, says:--"I venture to offer you my deep regret at the death ...

    Article : 110 words
  17. WAR ROTES.

    The situation at Kimberley is becoming almost pathetic. When we hear of the garrison and the civilians enclosed also in the town having to fall back on horse flesh the situation evidently ...

    Article : 1,644 words
  18. BUSHMEN'S CONTINGENT.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 2,399 words
  19. DEATH OF A VETERAN MISSIONARY IN FIJI.

    A cable message was received at the Wesleyan Foreign Mission office yesterday from the Rev. A. J. Small, of Bau, Fiji, announcing the sudden death of the Rev. W. W. Lindsay, at the ...

    Article : 141 words
  20. A MAILBOAT IN COLLISION.

    On her homeward voyage from the colonies the Orient R.M.S. Ormuz was in collision with the steamer Glasgow, which latter was gunk, fortunately, however, without loss of life. A report, dated ...

    Article : 125 words
  21. FAREWELL TO MR. W. H. SALLMON.

    Mr. W. H. Salimon, M.A., travelling secretary of the Australian Students Christian Union, is about to relinquish the position, and will be succeeded by Mr. J. F. M'William, B. A. Last ...

    Article : 736 words
  22. THE COUNTRY.

    SINGLETON, Wednesday.--Increased interest is now being centred in this project, as it is now generally recognised that the matter will be submitted to tho Public Works Committee for ...

    Article : 117 words
  23. THE STEAMER AIRLIE IN DOCK.

    The E. and A. Company's steamer Airlie, which went ashore on the Chapman Island Reef, was placed in Mort's Dock yesterday, and surveyed by Mr. Pollock, representing Lloyd's, and Captains ...

    Article : 177 words
  24. CLEARING THE DARLING.

    WILCANNIA, Wednesday.--Mr. Goodsir, in charge of the snagging party down tho River Barling from Wilcannia, states that 12 months' operations have completed the clearing of 100 miles of ...

    Article : 79 words
  25. THE MILITARY SCHEME.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon.--Lord Salisbury decided against the use of the militia ballot, in view of the fact that 10,000 army recruits had been voluntarily enrolled ...

    Article : 357 words
  26. THE FRENCH MAILBOAT IN QUARANTINE.

    Owing to the bubonic plague at New Caledonia, the French steamer Pacifique, on arrival yesterday from Noumea, was placed in quarantine. The Pacifique has on board 70 passengers. Of these, ...

    Article : 87 words
  27. CIRCUIT COURT.

    LISMORE, Wednesday.--The Quarter Sessions concluded to-day Mossette Piere, charged with maliciously wounding John Ashton at Rous, was tried yesterday, and the jury wore locked up ...

    Article : 73 words
  28. A RIDING FATALITY.

    GRAFTON, Wednesday.--A young man named Will. Gregor met with a fearfully sudden dentil this afternoon. He was riding home from South Grafton to Clarenza, when his horse, in going ...

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  29. WRECK OF THE EMILE RENOUF.

    The M.M. liner Pacifique, which arrived yesterday from Noumea, brought particulars of the wreck of the Emlie Renouf, briefly reported by cable from Noumea some days age. The Emile ...

    Article : 720 words
  30. ARRIVAL OP THE EASTERN.

    The steamer Eastern, from Japan and China, arrived in port at 1.80 a.m. to-day and anchored in "Watson's Day. Captain His reports leaving Kobo on January 16, and Hongkong on January ...

    Article : 173 words
  31. A WITHDRAWAL.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon.--The British forces have withdrawn from the neighborhood of Slingersfontein to Randsburg, owing to their eastern flank being threatened ...

    Article : 34 words
  32. CELEBRITIES' NEW YEAR MOTTOES.

    The "Daily News Weekly" has secured New Year mottoes from a number of celebrated men we append a few:-- G. F. Watts: ...

    Article : 302 words
  33. A SENSATIONAL REPORT.

    HAY, Wednesday.--A sensation was caused at Hay last night by a report being brought to the police, stating that a selector not far distant from the town had shot his wife and three ...

    Article : 109 words
  34. BELEAGUERED KIMBERLEY.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon. -- The death-rate among while people in the beleaguered city of Kimberley is 60 per 1000, while tho natives suffer at the rate of 138 ...

    Article : 42 words
  35. R.M.S. MOANA AT AUCKLAND.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 242 words
  36. UITLANDER REFUGEES.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon.--The Boors have sent into Lord Methuen's camp at Modder River 1400 Windsorton and other Uitlander refugees. The latter report ...

    Article : 47 words
  37. THE BRITISH TROOPS.

    LONDON, Tuesday Afternoon.--"The Times" correspondent at Capetown recommends the dispatch of 75,000 additional British troops to South Africa. ...

    Article : 39 words
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