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  2. SECOND EDITION.

    LONDON. Monday Noon.--Lieut-General Sir Ian Hamilton, who has succeeded Lord Methuen in command of the British forces in the western Transvaal, has already ...

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  3. SOCIALISM IN BELGIUM.

    LONDON, Monday.--The situation in Belgium is very serious, although the Government is confident of being able to quell the disturbances. ...

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  4. SOUTH AFRICA.

    LONDON, Monday. -- The exaggerated, sensational reports current relative to peace were entirely premature. In most responsible circles it is considered ...

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  5. CHINA.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--There is increasing indignation in the central aud southern provinces of China at tho demand made by the Court that the inhabitants ...

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  6. THE CASUALTY LIST.

    The following telegraphic despatches have been received by the Lieutenant-Governor from the Chief Casualty Officer, Capetown:-- "Dangerously ill, 12th April, Elandsfontein, ...

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  7. MEETING OF BUSHMEN AND RETURNED SOLDIERS.

    A very largely attended meeting of returned soldiers and bushmen from all parts of the State of New South Wales was held at the Arcadia Hotel last evening, Mr. J. M'Millan in the chair. ...

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  8. CATHOLIC MISSION IN DANGER.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--Two German warships have proceeded to Ningpofu to prevent an attack on the Catholic Mission Station. ...

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  9. RETURNING SOLDIERS.

    The following details of troops are reported to have left South Africa:-- By the Custodian, due to arrive Albany on the 20th inst.: ...

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  10. MORE REBEL SUCCESSES.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--The rebels have captured Heng-chou, Kwangsi, aud Ping-yuau. ...

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  11. DISTURBANCES AT BRUSSELS.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--Further serious disturbances have taken place in Brussels. The gendarmes frequently charged the ...

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  12. A PULPIT RHETORICIAN.

    A tall, fare, clean shaven man, with a pointed nose, kind though piercing eyes, wearily and laboriously climbed up the stairs leading to a lecture pulpit. Tho top reached, he addressed ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  13. WARNING FROM RUSSIA.

    LONDON, Monday.--Russia has warned China that any breach of the Manchuria Convention, recently signed, wil relieve Russia of the engagements which she entered ...

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  14. THE DUKE OF MANCHESTER.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--The Duke of Manchester has settled with his creditors, for 12s 6d in the £. ...

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  15. SEVERE STREET FIGHTING.

    LONDON, Monday.--Severe street fighting took, place in Brussels yesterday evening. The mob used revolvers, iron bolts, and glass bombs filled with corrosives, while ...

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  16. CABINET MINISTERS.

    LONDON, Monday.--The Duke of Devonshire (Lord President of the Council), Mr. W. St. John Brodrick (Secretary of State for War), and Sir Michael Hicks-Beach ...

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  17. THE FIFTH BATTALION.

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  18. ANOTHER STEEL TRUST.

    LONDON, Monday.--Mr. Frick, tho well-known United States steel and iron magnate, has formed a rival Steel Trust, with a capital of £40,000,000. ...

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  19. VICTORIA.

    The railway revenue last week was £54,423, or £4498 less than for the corresponding week of last year. The new Treasury Hotel, in Spring-street, one ...

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  20. FEDERAL NOTES.

    MELBOURNE, Monday.--From a return received by Mr. Barton to-day from Mr. Philp, stating that a number of sugar-growers who have registered as "white" in order to secure ...

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  21. ANTI-WAR LEAGUE PETITION.

    GERRINGONG, Monday.--At the council meeting to-day, it was unanimously decided not to receive the petition sent by the Anti-War League. ...

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  22. WAGES OF BARAMBOGIE MINES.

    A special meeting of share holders in the Barambogie G.M. Company, Rutherglen (Vic.), was held to-day, to consider the demands of the miners for arrears of pay. The chairman (Mr. Bell ...

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  23. THE KING'S CRUISE.

    LONDON, Monday.--The Times" states that the King's Easter yachting cruise readied its natural ending, and that Business connected with his approaching ...

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  24. SERIOUS RIOTS AT CHARLEROI.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--Four thousand strikers near Charleroi a waited a train bringing Flemish free laborers, from the mines. ...

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  25. TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir,--I must admit that I, with many others in this community, was greatly surprised when I read Mr. Arthur Griffith's letter in your issue of April 10, regarding the Anti-war League ...

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  26. THE STRANDED BARQUE STRATHGRYFE.

    No change has taken place in the position of the barque Strathgryfe, stranded at Fish Creek, and her crew still stand by, camping on shore at night. Cable messages have been despatched to ...

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  27. THE SIMULTANEOUS MISSION.

    The Simultaneous Mission was continued in Melbourne and suburbs to day. Business men's meetings are being held every day at noon in the Town-hall. Over a thousand men attended Mr. ...

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  28. TO THE EDITOR.

    Sir,--Mr. Griffith's remarks on the various councils' treatment of his anti-war petition are indeed surprising and feeble, and while locally wo can afford to treat this petition and these remarks ...

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  29. BRITISH PRESS COMMENTS.

    LONDON, Monday.--"The Times" states that the Boer delegates will probably attempt to renew negotiations from the starting-point of Lord Kitchener's offer to ...

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  30. THE COMMANDING OFFICER.

    Lieutenant-Colonel J. W. Macarthur Onslow, who has been appointed to the command of the fifth battalion, has been connected with the New South Wales ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  31. A DAY OF REST.

    A very remarkable decision was announced by the Customs Department to-day in respect to the observance of the eight-hours holiday. The R M.S. Australia, which will arrive at Port ...

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  32. THE CORONATION.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--King Edward has invited Lewinika, the enlightened paramount chief of Barotseland, in South Africa, to the Coronation. ...

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  33. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--Lord MountStephen has donated £80,000 for the endowment of the poorer parishes of Scotland. ...

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  34. BUSHVELDT CARBINEERS.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--Major L. T. Maller, of the United States Marine Corps, recently gave evidence of a sensational character before the Philippine ...

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  35. A SUSPICIOUS CASE.

    The Norwegian barque Kalisto, from Natal, was detained on arrival in port early this morning owing to a suspicious case of illness on board. Subsequently she was allowed up as far as ...

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  36. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Cheltenham railway station was entered by burglars last night, but apparently nothing was taken. To-day at Port Adelaide, Mary Ann Kohler, ...

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  37. THE SOUTH AFRICAN COMBINE.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--several additional companies, including the Aberdeen line, have joined the South African liners' combination. ...

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  38. MISS CASTLES AT BENDIGO.

    Miss Amy Castles gave a concert in Bendigo, her native town, to-night, and created a furore. After the concert, huge crowds followed her carriage to the hotel, where the local musical ...

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  39. TOO ANXIOUS FOR A PENSION.

    A very old man, named William Mawson, was to-day fined £5 for, when applying for an old-age pension, falsely swearing that his wife died 28 years ago. and that his four children could not ...

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  40. TRANSPORT OF THE QUEENSLANDERS.

    BRISBANE, Monday.--Information has been received that it is proposed not to send the transport St. Andrew on to Brisbane, but to convey the men of the Fifth Queensland Contingent ...

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  41. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    Gregan M'Mahon and Laura Nicholls, prominent members of the Hawtrey Comedy Company, were fined at the police court for obstructing traffic in the heart of the city. ...

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  42. BIG SALVAGE CLAIM.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--The Leyland line has been awarded sum of £11,000 for the salvage of the steamer Etruria. ...

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  43. LANDS ADMINISTRATION.

    WALGETT, Monday.--The annual meeting of the Farmers and Settlers' Association was held on Saturday, Mr. J. M'Quillen being elected president. Mr. J. Goldman treasurer, and Mr. W. ...

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  44. TRIAL OF JUDGE KOCK.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--The trial of Judge Kock has commenced at Graaff Reinet. The prisoner is charged with espionage and with fraudulently obtaining ...

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  45. AUSTRALIAN MORTGAGE AND FINANCE COMPANY.

    LONDON, Monday.--The balance-sheet of the Australian Mortgage, Land, and Finance Company. Limited, for the year ended December 31, shows a profit of £43,662. A further dividend of ...

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  46. AN ARBITRATION CASE.

    In a case before the Court of Arbitration, un on carpenters versus several prominent firms, the Chief Justice ruled that counsel should not appear for cither party, but there is nothing in the Act ...

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  47. ENROLMENT OF SOUTH AUSTRALIANS.

    ADELAIDE, Monday.--About 200 applicants for enrolment in the South Australian portion of the Third Federal Contingent have been received at the staff office. The men will assemble for ...

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  48. TASMANIA.

    The death of William M'Allister, which was thought to have resulted from injuries sustained in a quarrel with a man named A. Davidson, was found at the inquest to have been caused by ...

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  49. KINFAUNS CASTLE RE-FLOATED.

    LONDON, Monday.--The Union-Castle steamer Kinfaune Castle (from Capetown to Southampton), which stranded during a fog on the Isle of Wight on Saturday, has been re-floated. She ...

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  50. WOUNDED IN ACTION.

    LONDON, Sunday Afternoon.--Fourteen men of the Leinster Regiment were wounded In action near Bethlehem on Tuesday last. ...

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  51. STATE CONTROL OF THE LIQUOR TRAFFIC.

    A deputation of the state Liquor Reform League waited on the Premier to-day and urged, first, that the Government should endeavor to limit the number of licenses; second, that If necessary ...

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  52. VOLUNTEERS IN TASMANIA.

    QUEENSTOWN, Monday.--The West Coast section of the Eighth Battalion of the Australian. Commonwealth House numbers 29 men, and positions were applied for to-day by 238 volunteers. ...

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  53. NEW ZEALAND TENTH CONTINGENT.

    WELLINGTON, Monday.--The transport Drayton Grange, with 500 men of the Tenth Contingent, left to-day for Sydney en route for Durban. In addition to the troops, Mr. Seddon and his ...

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  54. THE EGYPTIAN SURPLUS.

    LONDON, Monday.--Lord Cromer, Financial Adviser to the Khedive and British Agent in Egypt, reports that the Egyptian surplus for the year will total £2,000,000. ...

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  55. KILLED IN A RAILWAY ACCIDENT.

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Monday.--A private cable states that 13 men of the Eighth New Zealand Contingent have been killed and others injured in a railway accident in the Transvaal. ...

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  56. DYNAMITARDS AT CARACAS.

    LONDON, Monday.--A dynamite bomb was exploded harmlessly outside the British Legation at Caracas, the capital of Venezuela. ...

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  57. NEW ZEALAND.

    At the annual meeting of the Mitchelson Timber Company, tho profits were reported to be £7622. A dividend of 10 per cent, was declared. Southland millers have cabled a large order for ...

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  58. HORSES FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    MELBOURNE, Monday.--Private shippers of horses from Australia to South Africa have within the past few days been advised that the British military authorities at Durban have Issued orders ...

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  59. A CITY ROBBERY.

    Some time between Sunday evening and yesterday morning Chinnery's fish and oyster establishment in Huntor-street was broken into. When the premises wore opened it was found that a ...

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  60. PENSION FOR MRS. M'KINLEY.

    LONDON, Monday.--The United States Congees has granted Mrs. M'Kinley, relief of the late President M'Kinley, an annual pension of 5000 dollars (£1000). ...

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