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  2. THE BRITISH NAVYA GREAT PROGRAMME.

    An important statement was made in the House of Commons last night by the First Lord of the Admiralty respecting the navy and the shipbuilding programme ...

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  3. THE WAR. BOMBARDMENT OF MANZANILLO.

    Further details are published of the bombardment by the American fleet of Manzanillo, an important town 85 miles northwest of Santiago, and within the territory ...

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  4. THE PRINCE OF WALES. PROGRESS SATISFACTORY.

    The Prince of Wales, who is suffering from a fractured kncecap, caused by slipping on the stairease at Waddesdon Manor, continues to make satisfactory progress. ...

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  5. THE FAR EAST.

    M. Pavloff, the Russian ambassador at Peking, who has already demanded that only Russians shall be employed as naval instructors on the Chinese war-ships, has ...

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  6. THE QUEEN'S PRIZE. LIEUTENANT YATES WINS WITH 327.

    The shooting for the Queen's Prize, the chief event at the annual meeting of the National Rifle Association, was concluded yesterday at Bisley. ...

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  7. FEDERAL FIGHT IN NEW SOUTH WALES. NOTES ON THE CAMPAIGN.

    It was expected that Saturday would be a great day in the federal fight. It had been arranged that there should be a monster open-air meeting in the afternoon ...

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  8. SPEECH BY THE PREMIER.

    The Premier addressed a meeting of electors in the King Division last night. The attendance was large, despite heavy rain, and when Mr. Reid suggested that it was ...

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  9. AFFAIRS IN CRETE.

    The Porte, whose attempt to send reinforcements to Crete has been frustrated by the powers, has made a complaint to the latter on the subject. ...

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  10. LATE SITTINGS OF COURTS.

    The Supreme Court sat last night till 10 minutes past 9 o'clock, when the jury returned a verdict of guilty against Frederick Lipscombe, who was charged with perjury ...

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  11. CANADA AND AMERICA.

    Sir James Winter, Premier and Attorney-General of Newfoundland, will be one of the British commissioners appointed to settle the differences existing between ...

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  12. THE ST. GEORGE'S CHALLENGE VASE. THREE VICTORIANS SHOOT WELL.

    In the shooting for the St. George's Challenge Vase(seven shots at 500 yards, seven shots at 600 yards, and 10 shots at 800 yards) Sergeant Ross, Bombardier Carter, ...

    Article : 67 words
  13. A SPANISH CRUISER DESTROYED.

    Another disaster has befallen the Spanish naval forces in Cuban waters. Three American war-ships entered the bay of Nipe (Bahia di Nipe), on the ...

    Article : 59 words
  14. SIR ANDREW CLARKE.

    Sir Andrew Clarke, the Agent-General for Victoria, has congratulated the Victorian team on its good shooting, and will entertain the members at lunch. ...

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  15. WATER FOR THE MALLEE.

    Last year Mr. Melville, fortified by levels taken in the Mallee by railway and land surveyors at different times and places which had been brought to light by Mr. ...

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  16. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS. SILVER.

    To-day's quotation for bar silver is 27[?]d. per ounce standard, being an advance of 1-16d. since yesterday. [Published in Saturday's Second Edition.] ...

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  17. SYMPATHY FROM VICTORIA.

    His Excellency the Administrator of the Government last night received the following cable message from Mr. Chamberlain, the Secretary of State for the Colonies:— ...

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  18. THE PHILIPPINES.

    Serious complications have arisen in the Philippines, which may materially affect the course of the war. Aguinaldo, the insurgent leader, has ...

    Article : 87 words
  19. MR. GLADSTONE.

    It has been decided that the national memorial to Mr. Gladstone, for which public subscriptions have been raised, shall include statues of the deceased statesman ...

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  20. MINING SHARES.

    The following sales are reported on the London Stock Exchange:—Associated, Western Australia, £3/13/9; Great Boulder, 17/9; South Lyell, 3/9; Broken Hill ...

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  21. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

    Quotations for frozen meat are as follows:— New Zealand Sheep.—Crossbred wethers and maiden ewes (55lb. to 65lb.)— ...

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  22. ADDRESSES BY MR. BARTON.

    Mr. Barton held a meeting in the Record Reign Hall, Glebe, last night, in support of Mr. Bruce Smith's candidature. The proceedings were orderly until nearly 9 o'clock, ...

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  23. GERMAN FLEET AT MANILA.

    Intelligence received in Hong Kong from the Philippines indicates that the presence of the German squadron at Manila has caused the Spaniards there to pluck up ...

    Article : 142 words
  24. ARMY AND NAVY RESERVES.

    It is reported that Mr. Goschen, First Lord of the Admiralty, and Mr. Chamberlain, Secretary of State for the Colonies, are desirous of holding a conference with ...

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  25. FLYING FROM JUSTICE.

    Such residents of Little Lonsdale-street west as found the attractions of a yarn on the gas-meter box more powerful than Sunday morning's church service were startled ...

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  26. MR. HOOLEY'S ESTATE.

    The official receiver in the insolvent estate of Mr. E. T. Hooley, the well-known company promoter, has made a report on the financial position of the estate. ...

    Article : 99 words
  27. ATTITUDE OF SPAIN.

    It is reported at Washington that a descent on Spain by the American fleet under Commodore Watson, which is preparing to cross the Atlantic, will be undertaken only ...

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  28. THE NAMELESS PRISONERS.

    The stylishly-attired individual and his "groom" who visited Williamstown on Friday in a neat pony carriage, and obtained £4 for a valueless cheque, are no longer ...

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  29. MISCELLANEOURS ITEMS.

    A computation by the Government Electoral department shows that there are nominally 324,338 electors on the rolls, of whom 47,000 have been placed on since ...

    Article : 101 words
  30. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Lieutenant T. Frewen, of the Third Battalion of the Leicestershire Regiment, has been appointed aide-de-camp to Lord Brassey, Governor of Victoria. ...

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  31. NEWS BY THE MAIL.

    The R.M.S. Miowera, which arrived here to-day from Vancouver, brings Canadian files to June 30, from which the following items are extracted:— ...

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  32. NAVAL RESERVE AT NEWFOUNDLAND.

    The Admiralty is favourable to the establishment of a naval reserve at Newfoundland, which has a large fishing population. ...

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  33. NEW ZEALAND PARLIAMENT.

    The debate on the Bank of New Zealand and Banking Act Amendment Bill, partly considered last session, has been resumed. The bill provides for changes in the method ...

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  34. THE "GREEK" REFUGEES.

    A telegram was published in "The Argus" of Saturday from our correspondent at Serviceton announcing the arrival there of a party of wandering Greeks—23 in all—who ...

    Article : 394 words
  35. THOMPSON FOUND NOT GUILTY.

    The jury in the case of Frank Thompson returned into court at 10 minutes past 11 o'clock last night with a verdict of not guilty. ...

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  36. THE RUSSIAN NAVY.

    It was recently announced that Russia had decided upon a programme of naval construction which is to extend over the next five years, and to include eight new ...

    Article : 164 words
  37. THE STRUGGLE IN KING DIVISION.

    Mr. Reid boasted that he could beat Mr. Barton "with one hand" for King Division, but he and his friends are now fighting desperately with both hands. The ...

    Article : 345 words
  38. R.M.S. MIOWERA AT WELLINGTON.

    The Royal Mall steamer Miowera, from Vancouver, arrived here yesterday morning, sailing for Sydney at 4 p.m., with the following passengers:— For Sydney.—Misses Playford and M'C[?]th[?]on, ...

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  39. LAW NOTICES (This Day).

    At Half-past 10 a.m.—Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Co. Limited v. Mayor, &c., of Fitzroy (part heard); Melbourne Tramway and Omnibus Co. Limited v. Mayor, &c., of Melbourne; Cross v. ...

    Article : 179 words
  40. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    Charles Franklin, of Burwood-road, Hawthorn, wood and coal merchant. Causes of insolvency—Adverse judgment in the County Court at Melbourne, and falling-off ...

    Article : 118 words
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  44. A SPLIT AVERTED.

    Gradually the pressure of party influence is reducing the number of superfl[?]us candidates, who would split the party vote. ...

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