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  2. NEWS AND NOTES.

    The Mails.—The weekly mail for the United Kingdom and foreign countries, to be forwarded by the R.M.S. Osterley, is notified to close at the General Post Office ...

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  3. TITANIC DISASTER.

    The White Star office announces officially that in the disaster that happened to the liner Titanic off Newfoundland, 1,635 persons perished. Seven hundred and five persons ...

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  4. PERSONAL.

    His Excellency the Governor entertained at dinner at Government House on Saturday night Sir Edward and Lady Stone, the Dean of Perth and Mrs. Mercer, and ...

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  5. A MYSTERIOUS DEATH.

    At 3 o'clock this morning the body of a single woman named Clarice Alta Barker, 20 years of age residing in Glebe-street, Glebe, was recovered by the police and ...

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  6. THE LATE MR. CHAS. HARPER.

    It is with profound sorrow that we have to record the death on Saturday morning, after a long and painful illness, of Mr. Charles Harper, of Woodbridge, East ...

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  7. PRECAUTIONS.

    Mr. Ismay has instructed that the liners belonging to the International Mercantile Marine Company, of which he is president, shall be equipped with lifeboats and rafts ...

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  8. RELIEF FUNDS.

    The funds in aid of the sufferers from the Titanic disaster now stand as follow:—Women's Fund, £7,000; Mansion House Fund, £40,000; Southampton Fund, £6,200. ...

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  9. A DASTARDLY DEED.

    Early yesterday morning a dastardly attempt to commit an offence against a woman was made in the carriage of a train travelling between Flinders-street and ...

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  10. ARRAY OF HORRORS.

    The last scene presented an agonising array of horrors. As the ship split her stern rose precipitately and scores of persons leaped overboard, while others scrambled madly ...

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  11. MEMORIAL SERVICES.

    The memorial service held in St. Paul's Cathedral on Friday was attended by the Lord Mayor, the members of the Cabinet the Ambassadors, shipping representatives ...

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  12. INTERNATIONAL CRICKET.

    On the arrival of the mail boat at Toulon S. E. Gregory, the captain of the Australian Eleven, stated that the majority of the members of the team were going to London ...

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  13. CHURCH REFERENCES.

    References to the loss of the Titanic were made in nearly all the churches to-day. Brisbane, April 21. References were made to the Titanic ...

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  14. CAPTAIN'S HEROISM.

    Some of the survivors state that when the Titanic struck she was steaming at 21 knots an hour in accordance with instructions to keep the speed up in order to break the ...

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  15. LONDON SHOOTING AFFAIR.

    At the Bow-street Police Court yesterday, Henry Tebbitt was committed for trial on a charge of having endeavoured to shoot Leopold de Rothschild. Tebbitt resented the ...

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  16. PUNISHED FOR TALKING.

    It has transpired that several weeks ago a female teacher at the Pleasant-street State School, Ballarat, cut the tongue of one of the children with a pair of scissors. ...

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  17. UNFOUNDED REPORT.

    It was reported in cable messages that Mr. George Eastman, the president of the Eastman Kodak Company, was among the missing passengers on the Titanic. The ...

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  18. AMERICAN FLOODS.

    The dykes along the Missouri River near Beulah, burst yesterday, and a great volume of water swept over the surrounding country with the result that many persons were ...

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  19. A BRAVE OPERATOR.

    Mr. Phillips, the chief wireless telegraphic operator on the Titanic, stuck to his post until his dynamo ceased working. With Mr. Bride, his assistant; he was washed ...

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  20. TRIPOLITAN WAR.

    Ships quitting the Dardanelles report that in the recent bombardment of the forts the Italian fire was badly directed at the outset, but it improved later on. The shots from ...

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  21. FIGHTING IN TIBET.

    Lhassa is in a state of siege, and the Chinese are pillaging and burning the city. Yesterday 2,000 Chinese troops, with three Maxim guns, mowed down 3,000 Tibetans, ...

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  22. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTIONS.

    Nominations are due to-day of candidates who intend to contest the forthcoming elections for the Legislative Council. From published announcements the following list of ...

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  23. SURVIVORS' STORIES.

    Colonel Gracie states that as the Titanic was sinking he was driven to the topmost deck. He saw no other survivor. After a wave swept the liner he grasped a brass ...

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  24. CHARGE OF WILFUL MURDER.

    The circumstances surrounding the death of Kate O'Mahony, which occurred in the Melbourne Hospital on April 7, from peritonitis, the result of infection from a wound ...

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  25. SIBERIAN SLAUGHTER.

    In the conflict between the troops and the miners in the Irkutsk district, in Siberia, 150 miners were killed and 250 more were wounded. The miners were subjected to a ...

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  26. HYSTERICAL WOMEN.

    A boat commanded by the purser was capsized owing to three women rushing hysterically to the side to say farewell to their relatives. It is believed that not one of ...

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  27. MEXICO AND AMERICA.

    The United States Government is about to send warships to the west coast of Mexico to convey American subjects from the disturbed districts. Considerable ill-feeling ...

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  28. SOME OF THE LOST.

    Among the lost are Mr. Julian, a well-known metallurgical engineer; Mr. Case, managing director of the Vacuum Oil Company, and the Rev. Mr. Carter (of St. Jude's, ...

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  29. USELESS SACRIFICE.

    Three French survivors, who were playing cards when the vessel struck, state that they heard a violent noise like that of the screws racing, and when they went out on deck ...

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  30. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    An application has been made to the Registrar for the registration under the Conci[?]ation and Arbitration Act of the Federated Picture Showmen's Association as an ...

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  31. MISCELLANEOUS.

    Lieut. von Heeringen, nephew of the Minister for War, was mortally wounded yesterday in a duel with pistols with Lieut. von Puttkamer. The quarrel arose over a ...

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  32. MR. STEAD.

    The survivors think that Mr. Stead and Mr. Astor reached a raft, but succumbed to the cold and dropped off. Mrs. Astor hasily remembers that when ...

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  33. BRITISH POLITICS.

    The election to fill the parliamentary vacancy caused in East Nottingham through the resignation of Colonel J. A. Morrison (Unionist) took place yesterday, and resulted ...

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  34. AN OFFICER'S SUICIDE.

    Mrs. George Widener, whose husband and son perished, states that the saw Captain Smith jump from the bridge of the Titanic into the sea. A moment previously she ...

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  35. EXTRAORDINARY SUICIDE.

    Carl Louis Wekwarth, 14 years of age, committed suicide in a determined manner at Geelong yesterday. He left his home on Friday evening for the purpose of having [?] ...

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  36. WOMAN IN COMMAND.

    The Counters of Rothes, who is an expert oarswoman, practically commanded her boat. When she found that the men at the oars could not row properly she set several ...

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  37. ALLEGED ATROCITIES.

    Some survivors have spread stories of frenzied members of the crew committing atrocities, including the shooting of passengers in the boats and the braining of ...

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  38. AVIATION.

    On Thursday last an aeronaut named Allen started from Chester with the intention of flying an aeroplane to Dublin. He has not been seen since he passed Holyhead, and ...

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  39. THE UNRULY ELEMENT.

    Several foreigners made an ugly rush to board the boats at one stage, but Mr. Murdock, the chief officer, confronted them with a revolver and said, "I will kill the first man ...

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  41. CARPATHIA'S SILENCE.

    The Carpathia's refusal to answer questions while on her way to New York is said to have been due to the physical exhaustion of her telegraph operator. ...

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  42. A REMARKABLE ACCIDENT.

    A remarkable accident occurred in Ballarat East yesterday, Mrs. W. Corbett was wheeling a go-cart, which contained her infant child, along Peel-street when a cab ...

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  43. SUPERSTITION.

    Superstition saved the life of Mrs. Fison, of Vancouver. She was on a visit to some friends in England, and on reading in an almanac that a great ocean disaster was likely ...

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  44. MOROCCO.

    After heavy fighting, in which they lost 10 men killed, the French reinforcements from Mequinez occupied the disturbed area at Fez yesterday and restored quiet. Two ...

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  45. DETERMINED SUICIDE.

    Henry Dankel, aged 43 years, a carriage cleaner in the railways, committed suicide in his bedroom early this morning. The police report shows that the deceased, who ...

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  46. OFFICIAL INQUIRY.

    The inquiry by a Senate committee into the Titanic disaster was commenced here yesterday. Mr. Bruce Ismay (managing director of the ...

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  47. A VIGOROUS OFFICER.

    A passenger states that Mr. Lowe, the fifth officer, saved many lives by warning the people not to jump as they would swamp the boats. When his collapsible was ...

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  48. STARLING SHOOTING.

    "W.A.," of Perth, yesterday won the challenge cup at the Melbourne Gun Club's grounds, killing 12 starlings out of a possible 15. ...

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  49. "WOMEN FIRST."

    The "World" publishes a survivor's story to the effect that the iceberg upon which the wrock occurred rose 80ft. out of the water and it was sighted when the Titanic was ...

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