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  2. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    The Federal or Australian Senate is to be elected by the block vote. In each state six members have to be returned. The full number of six has to be voted for. ...

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  3. THE POSITION IN CHINA. MINISTERIAL STATEMENTS.

    In the House of Lords yesterday the Marquis of Lansdowne, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, made an important announcement respecting the situation at ...

    Article : 331 words
  4. THE BOER WAR. THE TRANSVAAL.

    The following have been appointed members of the Executive Council of the Transvaal to administer the affairs of the colony under Sir Alfred Milner, His Majesty's ...

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  5. THE ROYAL VISIT. ARRIVAL AT GIBRALTAR.

    On the arrival of the Ophir at Gibraltar their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York had a most loyal and cordial welcome from the garrison and the ...

    Article : 57 words
  6. HIGH TARIFFISM. ITS LAMENTABLE FAILURE.

    High duties were to afford employment at high wages in city trades for the benefit of the sons of farmers and miners. There are 5,000 fewer men employed in the ...

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  7. THE BUBONIC PLAGUE. A CASE ON THE TRANSPORT SIMLA.

    On the arrival at Southampton of the transport Simla, which had returned from Cape Town, one of the crew, a Lascar, was found to be suffering from bubonic plague. ...

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  8. REPRESENTATIVE OF CEYLON.

    The Premier has been informed by Mr. Barton, Prime Minister of Australia, that the Government of Ceylon will be represented at the opening of the Commonwealth ...

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  9. THE PERTH OUTBREAK.

    No fresh plague case was reported to-day. The patient Buckley's condition is still extremely critical, but all the other patients are doing well. Eighteen contacts were ...

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  10. THE TRADES DISPLAY.

    Mr. G. Harris reported to the Tradeshall Council last night that negotiations which have been going on for some time between the Government and the Eight ...

    Article : 87 words
  11. RENOVATIONS FOR ROYALTY.

    The painters and paperhangers are nearly finished. Carpets are being laid everywhere. Furniture restored to its place. Exquisite hangings and rugs bestowed in ...

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  12. A HELPLESS BARQUE.

    Ihe New Zealand Shipping Company's steamer Papanui, which left Timaru on January 12 vin Monte Video, February 22, arrived at London yesterday. She brought ...

    Article : 83 words
  13. PREPARATIONS IN ADELAIDE.

    Some surprise having been expressed that preparations have not been started for the reception in Adelaide of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York, the ...

    Article : 58 words
  14. THE ORANGE RIVER COLONY.

    Lord Kitchener has reported to the War Office that the Boers in the Orange River Colony have disbanded, and scattered in all directions. General De Wet has continued ...

    Article : 93 words
  15. WATERPROOF CLOTHING.

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  16. THE DUKE'S ARCH, BOURKESTREET.

    Sir,—I notice in your issue of Thursday, with sketch of this arch, that the inscription upon it is to read, "Long life to the Duke and Duchess of York." Now this is ...

    Article : 101 words
  17. AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS.

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  18. THE BRITISH NAVY.

    The first-class armoured battle-ship Duncan, 14,000 tons, 16 guns, was launched yesterday at the yard of the Thames Ironworks and Ship-building Company, ...

    Article : 38 words
  19. BRASSWORKERS.

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  20. THE MAINTENANCE OF ORDER.

    Arrangements have been made for the maintenance of order in the Orange River Colony. It has been decided that a mounted force ...

    Article : 47 words
  21. THE BRITISH ARMY.

    The War Office is taking active steps to improve the armament of the military forces. Cordige of a greatly improved quality is being manufactured, and a new rifle, ...

    Article : 53 words
  22. SOAP AND CANDLE MAKERS.

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  23. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Very severe weather is being experienced in England. Three hundred vessels are stormbound at the mouth of the Thames. The Discovery, the vessel which has been ...

    Article : 110 words
  24. DE WET'S MOVEMENTS.

    General De Wet is reported to have left the Orange River Colony and gone into the Transvaal, after instructing the ex-Free State Boers to suspend operations until his ...

    Article : 44 words
  25. SUGAR REFINERS.

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  26. A GERMAN LOAN.

    The German Government will shortly issue a 3 per cent. loan of £15,000,000 at £87/10/. ...

    Article : 23 words
  27. THE RAILWAY SIDING.

    Advices from Tientsin state that the British outposts on the various lines of communication are being concentrated in the town for the purpose of strengthening ...

    Article : 81 words
  28. BRUSHMAKERS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 88 words
  29. A SLIGHT MISHAP.

    A mishap has befallen a small detachment of the Cape defence force. At Winterberg, in the Cape Colony, 24 men of this force were captured by a ...

    Article : 65 words
  30. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Mr. F. Sinclair, formerly a member of Mr. J. F. Sheridan's Company, sued Mr. Sheridan in the Supreme Court to-day for £38, being the amount of the plaintiff's ...

    Article : 163 words
  31. THE RUSSIAN STUDENTS.

    The students at the Russian universities, 700 of whom have been arrested for making serious disturbances in St. Petersburg and other cities, are preparing a gigantic ...

    Article : 52 words
  32. QUEEN'S MEMORIAL STATUE. THE SITE APPROVED.

    The committee of the Queen Victoria Memorial Statue Fund wrote to the Premier, asking him to receive a deputation to urge that an area of land on the south ...

    Article : 110 words
  33. ARE 15 PER CENT. DUTIES POSSIBLE?

    Mr. J. W. M'Cay is credited with having made a "telling indcitment" of the 15 per cent. policy. The candidate's errors are those of omission, and he may be ...

    Article : 436 words
  34. WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS.

    General Barrow and General Wogack arranged for the withdrawal of their respective forces from the siding at daybreak yesterday. Count Waldersee was present ...

    Article : 58 words
  35. THE CABLE QUESTION.

    Sir Andrew Clarke, the Agent-General for Victoria, in an interview yesterday informed Mr. Chamberlain that Victoria desired to be placed on the same footing as ...

    Article : 122 words
  36. THE AUSTRALIAN TROOPS.

    Colonel G. C. Knight, of the New South Wales Mounted Rifles, who has been serving with Colonel De Lisle's Mounted Infantry column, has been appointed to the ...

    Article : 43 words
  37. THE MAYOR'S FUND.

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  38. THE DEATH OF MRS. HARPER.

    The inquest concerning the death of Elizabeth Harper, the wife of Constable J. B. Harper, at Newtown on March 11, was concluded to-day. The jury returned a verdict ...

    Article : 56 words
  39. MANCHURIA CONVENTION.

    In the House of Commons last night Viscount Cranborne, the Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, made a statement respecting the verbal assurances given to Sir ...

    Article : 102 words
  40. TWO TASMANIANS CAPTURED.

    Two members of the Tasmanian Mounted. Contingent (Bushmen's Corps), Privates James Egan and Walter Hodgkinson, have been captured near Winburg, in ...

    Article : 37 words
  41. "THE ARGUS" FUND.

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  42. MYSTERIOUS SHOOTING CASE.

    John Sutton, railway employe, was snot to-day on a road near the railway station at Cowra by a woman who is a stranger in the district. She has been arrested. ...

    Article : 42 words
  43. DETERMINED SUICIDE.

    A determined case of suicide was reported to the Colac police to-day. Mr. Hugo Fischer, agent for Messrs. Glen and Co., of Collins-street, opened a music ...

    Article : 340 words
  44. ENTERIC FEVER.

    The number of deaths from enteric fever among the troops in South Africa is decreasing. ...

    Article : 21 words
  45. THE COAL LUMPERS.

    The only development to-day in connection with the dispute between the Steam Colliers' Association and the Coal Lumpers' Union was that at a meeting of the union ...

    Article : 70 words
  46. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS. LONDON, March 22. BANK OF ENGLAND RETURNS.

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  47. THE TRANSPORT ORMAZAN.

    Elder, Smith, and Co. Limited have received a cable message stating that the troopship Ormazan, with the fifth South Australian contingent, arrived at Cape ...

    Article : 58 words
  48. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Yesterday, at the City Police Court, at the instance of his wife, maintenance and separation orders were made against H. M. Campbell, who lately sought to be selected ...

    Article : 68 words
  49. THE MILITARY AND NAVAL TATTOO.

    A committee has been appointed, consisting of Colonel Ho[?]d (chairman), Major Parnell, Commander Colquhoun, the chief officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade ...

    Article : 74 words
  50. THE KOREAN CRISIS ENDED.

    A telegram received yesterday from Yokohama stated that the Korean crisis was ended, a Korean official having been beheaded. ...

    Article : 82 words
  51. MORE TROOPS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    Mr. See, the Minister of Defence, and several other Mintsters visited the troopships British Princess and Ranee to-day. Mr. See read a telegram from the ...

    Article : 135 words
  52. TASMANIA.

    The sitting of the Presbyterian Assembly concluded to-day. A motion was passed expressive of the thankfulness and near approach of the closer union between the ...

    Article : 156 words
  53. CITIZEN'S COMMITTEE.

    A meeting of the citizens' celebrations committee was held yesterday at the Townhall. There was a very large attendance, and the Mayor (Councillor Gillott) ...

    Article : 339 words
  54. THE MONEY MARKET.

    The open market discount rate for three months' bank bills at the close of the day on Thursday was 3¾ per cent., being ¼ per cent, below the Bank of England rate, ...

    Article : 48 words
  55. MARINE DISASTER.

    A serious marine disaster is reported. The German steamer Chemnitz., 2,758 tons, collided with the steamer Tay, [?]56 tons, near Flushing. The Tay sank, and ...

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  56. GOVERNMENT STOCKS.

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  57. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

    The quotations given below are Thursday's closing quotations:— Wool.—Bradford.—Business is quiet at a further advance in tops of 1/4d. per lb. ...

    Article : 252 words
  58. THE TWO IDEALS.

    The two ideals of the High Tariff man and the Low Tariff man are in contrast. The High Tariff man shuts his eyes to the necessity of the Australian agriculturist ...

    Article : 181 words
  59. THE LONDON WOOL SALES

    At the London wool sales to-day the competition was good, and full prices were maintained. The following are the average prices ...

    Article : 63 words
  60. SHOCKING MINING ACCIDRNT.

    A shocking accident, said to be the result of a missfire, occurred early this morning at the Associated Mine, and resulted in the death of a miner, and serious injuries ...

    Article : 189 words
  61. VICTORIAN GOLD JUBILEE EXHIBITION.

    A deputation from the Chamber of Manufactures waited on the Premier (Mr. Holder) to-day with regard to a Victorian gold jubilee exhibition at Bendigo, and ...

    Article : 369 words
  62. GOVERNOR AND CHIEF JUSTICE.

    In reference to the movement recently set afoot to have Sir John Dodds, the, Chief Justice, permanently appointed Governor of Tasmania, the Premier has ...

    Article : 129 words
  63. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted at 27 15-16d. per oz. standard, being a decline of [?] since Tuesday last. ...

    Article : 23 words
  64. FIREWORKS DISPLAY.

    The sub-committee selected by the Government to arrange the fireworks display at Albert-park met yesterday. There were present Messrs. T. Smith and D. ...

    Article : 130 words
  65. MINING SHARES.

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  66. NOTES.

    The following ex-members, who voted against the South African contingent, and who were defeated at the poll, are now Federal cnadidates:—For the Senate—Mr. ...

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  67. THE ROYAL REVIEW.

    Under the direction of Colonel Hoad, chief staff officer in charge of the military portion of the celebration, the arrangements for the Royal review to be held at ...

    Article : 1,247 words
  68. TO-DAY'S PROPERTY SALES.

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  69. SHIPPING NEWS.

    The following arrivals and departures are reported:— Arrivals.—H. C. Richards, from Port Pirie September 21; Papanui, from Timaru ...

    Article : 52 words
  70. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    James John Lillington, of Railway-place, Williamstown. Causes of insolvency—Order of the Supreme Court to pay taxed costs, and pressure of a creditor. Liabilities, £105 ...

    Article : 84 words
  71. GOVERNMENT CELEBRATIONS COMMITTEE.

    The Government Celebrations Committee will meet on Monday evening next, when a large number of matters connected with the list of those to whom invitations are ...

    Article : 72 words
  72. Advertising

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  73. THE PRETTIEST CHILD IN ENGLAND

    Cannot be kept so unless in perfect health. To keep a child healthy, and thereby happy, it does not need the strong medicines commonly given (any more than strong food)—they are a mistake. ...

    Article : 155 words
  74. THE QUEENSLAND LOAN.

    The Treasurer will on Wednesday next proceed to allot the loan at £99. He expects to have no difficulty in allotting the whole of it at that price. ...

    Article : 34 words
  75. Advertising

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  76. THE GRAND OLD FLAG.

    MARYBOROUGH.—The Borough Council has appointed two delegates to confer with the School Board of Advice in regard to the unfurling of The Union Jack at the local state schools, and a ...

    Article : 64 words
  77. Advertising

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  78. Advertising

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  79. Advertising

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  80. Advertising

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  81. Advertising

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