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  2. VICTORIAN PATRIOTIC FUND.

    Towards the Patriotic Fund for the relief of those dependent upon any member of the Victorian contingent who may fall or be wounded during the South African ...

    Article : 181 words
  3. THE WAR.

    The cause of the delays that have taken place both in Natal and in the Cape Colony in the advance of the British forces upon LadysmiLh and Kimberley has at ...

    Article : 531 words
  4. THE NEW YEAR HONOURS

    The list of New Year honours conferred by [?]Her Majesty the Queen includes the following:[?] PEERAGES. ...

    Article : 280 words
  5. OFFER OF AN AMBULANCE.

    The bitter feeling that prevails in the Transvaal towards Great Britain has been exemplified in a singular manner. Realising that the Boer ambulance ...

    Article : 116 words
  6. THE CAMP AT FLEMINGTON.

    To-day both men and horses go into camp at the show-grounds, Flemington, though in the case of those—men and horses—who have to come from distant ...

    Article : 60 words
  7. "TOMMY ATKINS" FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 165 words
  8. THE OFFICERS.

    To-day the commandant will appoint a second captain from the lieutenants who have already been appointed. Up to yesterday neither of the two ...

    Article : 73 words
  9. THE VOLUNTEER MOVEMENT.

    An important appointment has been made in connection with the infantry division of the City of London Volunteer Corps, which has been raised for service ...

    Article : 182 words
  10. NEW SOUTH WALES CONTINGENT.

    At dusk yesterday the transport Warrigal, of Lund's' Blue Anchor line, bringing the "A" Battery of New South Wales Permanent Artillery, arrived off Port Melbourne ...

    Article : 526 words
  11. FIGHTING AT LADYSMITH.

    News from Ladysmith shows that Sir George White continues to harass the enemy investing the town at every possible opportunity. The garrison is continuously ...

    Article : 146 words
  12. THE WEATHER.

    Mr. Baracchi's forecast on Sunday night of warm weather for the opening of the new year was fully borne out, the thermometer reaching at its maximum yesterday ...

    Article : 248 words
  13. PILLAGE IN PARIS.

    A number of persons have been tried and sentenced in Paris on the charge of having pillaged in the city on August 30 last. One of them, an Algerian Jew, named ...

    Article : 55 words
  14. THE GREEK ARMY.

    The necessity for a thorough reorganisation of the Greek army was fully demonstrated during the Greco-Turkish war in 1897. ...

    Article : 57 words
  15. BRITISH PATRIOTISM.

    Further instances of the patriotism that pervades all classes in Great Britain continue to be announced. A field hospital has been presented to the ...

    Article : 92 words
  16. A FATAL SHELL.

    Ineffective as the bombardment of Ladysmith is reported to be generally, considerable damage is occasionally caused by the explosion of a shell. ...

    Article : 70 words
  17. APROPOS OF THE WAR.

    A private of the 1st King's Royal Rifles in a letter thus describes the death of Colonel Gunning at Dundee:—"Our colonel got the word to storm the hill, so, drawing his ...

    Article : 448 words
  18. SIR JAMES PAGET.

    The death is announced of Sir James Paget, Bart., the eminent surgeon, aged 86 years. [Sir James Paget was one of the ...

    Article : 64 words
  19. THE RISE OF THE TUGELA.

    According to reports received from the British headquarters at Chieveley, the Tugeln rose so rapidly owing to the recent heavy rains that a number of Boers in ...

    Article : 99 words
  20. TWO DEATHS FROM SUNSTROKE.

    Two fatel cases of beat apoplexy ale reported from the Melbourne Hospital. On Christmas Day Jeremiah Condon, aged 32, a resident of Brown's Hill, Footscray, fell ...

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  21. THE INDIAN WAR FUND.

    The desire to assist Great Britain in the Transvaal war is not confined in India to the native Princes who have already made liberal offers of aid, but also permeates the ...

    Article : 125 words
  22. THE BRITISH REVENUE.

    The returns of the revenue of the United Kingdom for the quarter ending December 31 have been published. The figures compared with those for the corresponding ...

    Article : 90 words
  23. THE NAAUMPOORT COLUMN.

    Another satisfactory report has been received from Major-General French, whose headquarters are at Naauwpoort, with advanced posts further north at Arundel. ...

    Article : 105 words
  24. A HIGHLAND GATHERING.

    Over 20,000 persons attended the Highland Society's sports at the cricket-ground today, when a long programme was successfully carried out. His Excellency the Governor ...

    Article : 211 words
  25. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS.

    Bar silver is quoted at 27 3-16 d. per oz. standard, being a decline fo 1-16d. since December 29. ...

    Article : 25 words
  26. OPINION IN AMERICA.

    General as is the goodwill manifested in the United States towards Great Britain in connection with the war in South Africa, the municipalities of New York ...

    Article : 79 words
  27. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Messrs. Hudson Bros., the well-known firm of provision merchants, London, have been fined £10/10/, with £21 costs, for using bora[?] acid as a preservative for ...

    Article : 35 words
  28. A TASMANIAN RECORD.

    The thermometer readings to-day were— Sun, 150deg.; shade, 98 deg.; the latter being the record for years. ...

    Article : 22 words
  29. THE INDWE COAL-FIELDS.

    Some time ago news was received that the Boers operating from Stormberg, 67 miles north of Queenstown, had moved down to Sterkstroom, and had destroyed ...

    Article : 73 words
  30. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The R.M.S. Australia, which left for Londoon on Saturday, took New Zealand gold bullion valued at £23,300, shipped by the P. and O. Company, a shipment by the ...

    Article : 234 words
  31. THE AUSTRALIAN BRIGADE.

    Yesterday was a public holiday everywhere but at the Victoria Barracks. There were still 29 men to choose for the Victorian contingent of the Australian Brigade, and ...

    Article : 370 words
  32. LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER COLQUHOUN.

    Lieutenant- Commander Colquhoun, of the Victorian Naval Forces, who accompanied the Victorian contingent to South Africa as transport officer of the steamer ...

    Article : 67 words
  33. THE BUBONIC PLAGUE.

    Three more deaths have occurred from the bubonic plague, one white man and two kanakas having su[?]umbed. This makes two white victims and 17 kanakas ...

    Article : 104 words
  34. THE BRITISH ARTILLERY.

    Further comment has appeared in "The Times" regarding the state of the British artillery. "The Times" draws attention to the ...

    Article : 64 words
  35. THE BRISBANE VOLUNTEERS.

    The work of testing volunteers in shooting and horsemanship was continued to-day, and as not being sufficiently expert in the handling of horses eight out of 52 were ...

    Article : 98 words
  36. MODERN ARMAMENTS.

    An article of much interest on the military situation in South Africa appears in "The Times." The tenor of the article is to the effect ...

    Article : 145 words
  37. A SERIOUS DEFECTION.

    The dissatisfaction that has existed for some time amongst the Orange Free State burghers has culminated in the defection of President Steyn's brother, Maat Steyn, at ...

    Article : 178 words
  38. THE STEAMER BUNDESRATH.

    The seizure of the German steamer Bundesrath by H.M.S. cruiser Magicienne at Delagon Bay has not caused any excitement in Germany. ...

    Article : 161 words
  39. RETURNED VOLUNTEERS.

    The steamer Waiwera, from the Cape for New Zealand, has put in here for coals. She has on board Private Seager, of the New South Wales Mounted Ri[?]es, under ...

    Article : 73 words
  40. MURDER IN NEW ZEALAND.

    A murder was committed in South Dunedin this morning. Thos. Gallowing informed the police that his wife had been murdered by some unknown man, who ...

    Article : 68 words
  41. ENTHUSIASM IN NEW ZEALAND.

    One of the most enthusiastic meetings yet seen in New Zealand, and probably in Australasia, was held in the Agricultural-hall, Dunedin. The subscriptions which up till ...

    Article : 210 words
  42. THE BEECH WORTH BUSH FIRES.

    Sir,—At a public meeting convened by me, as president of the Beechworth United Shire, and held last night, a relief fund to aid the sufferers by the recent disastrons ...

    Article : 190 words
  43. QUEENSLAND.

    The steamer Franklin arrived at Flat Top to-day bringing the captain and crew of the schooner Eclipse, which was wrecked at Pine Island. With the ...

    Article : 45 words
  44. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    The total amount of revenue received during the first half of the financial year amounted to £100,000 less than the estimate for th half-year. The December ...

    Article : 104 words
  45. THE JOHANNESBURG MINES.

    In addition to the mines that, since the outbreak of the war, have been seized and worked by the Transva[?] Government for the benefit of the republic, several other ...

    Article : 252 words
  46. NOTES ON THE CABLES.

    The improvement in armaments has been so rapid since the six weeks' war of 1866 that warfare has been revolutionised, and now, according to "The Times," the defence ...

    Article : 2,426 words
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  48. LIEUTENANT M'INERNEY.

    When he left Victoria Lieutenant T. M. M'Inerney, of the First Battalion Infantry Brigade, was the senior lieutenant of the infantry unit, comprised in the first ...

    Article : 231 words
  49. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    The revenue for December totalled £240,039 being £35,761 in excess of the amount received in the corresponding month in 1898, and £13,236 above the total ...

    Article : 79 words
  50. BAY EXCURSIONS.

    Messrs. Huddart, Parker, and Co. notify the following bay excursions:—To-day,—The s.s. Courter leaves Queen's Whurf at 10 a.m. for Portarlington and Geelong, arriving in Melbourne on return at ...

    Article : 136 words
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