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  2. THE POSITION IN CHINA. DEMAND FOR REFORMS.

    The demand for reform is spreading with unexampled rapidity in China. A memorial to the throne has been drawn up by the provincial vieeroys and ...

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  3. THE BOER WAR. GENERAL PLUMER'S ADVANCE.

    General Plumer, continuing his advance along the railway, running north north cast from Pretoria, has occupied Pietersburg, which is about 140 miles from the ...

    Article : 225 words
  4. THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1901.

    Federal Ministers will all be in Melbourne to-day, and will hold their first Cabinet Council here. His Excellency the Governor-General is also ...

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  5. MR. FEGAN'S APPOINTMENT. OPINIONS OF VICTORIAN REPRESENTATIVES.

    Prominent Victorian members of the Federal Senate and the Federal House of Representatives were yesterday invited to express an opinion on the appointment of ...

    Article : 159 words
  6. PERSONAL.

    Mr. Barton and Mr. R. F. O'Connor left Sydney last night by the express for Melbourne. Mr. Barton is accompanied by Mr. Atlee Hunt as his private ...

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  7. THE ROYAL VISIT. NAVAL ARRANGEMENTS.

    Commander Richardson, of the Victorian navy, has been appointed staff-officer in charge of all naval arrangements in connection with the forthcoming celebrations. It ...

    Article : 281 words
  8. FIRE BRIGADES' DEMONSTRATION.

    As already intimated, the date originally set a part for a street procession of country and metropolitan firemen was also that fixed for the official reception at ...

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  9. WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY.

    Mr. H. W. Jenvey, telegraph engineer attached to the Postal department, has furnished the permanent head, Mr. F. L. Out. trim, with the subjoined report:—:"I beg ...

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  10. THE MANCHURIA CONVENTION

    Dr. Morrison, "The Times" correspondent at Peking, commenting on the refusal of China to sign the Manchuria Convention with Russia, expresses the opinion ...

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  11. THE CELEBRATIONS COMMITTEE.

    At a meeting of the Cabinet Celebrations Committee last night, complimentary re ference was made to the excellent work done by the Citizens' Committee in ...

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  12. MR. HARPER, M.H.R.

    "Like other members who know little or nothing about Mr. Fegan and his qualifications, I am waiting to learn more before I can give a definite opinion, I was ...

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  13. ADMIRAL BEAUMONT'S MOVEMENTS.

    Rear-Admiral Beaumont will meet the Royal steamer Ophir first at Melbourne in H.M.S. Royal Arthur, which will be escorted by several other vessels of the ...

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  14. PATTISONS LIMITED.

    In connection with the arrest of Messrs. Robert and Walter Pattison, joint managing directors of Pittisons Limited (in liquidation), it is understood that the ...

    Article : 94 words
  15. FOREIGN WAR-SHIPS.

    It is expected that several foreign warships will visit Melbourne for the celebrations, among them being the Russian battle-ship Gromoboi, the United States ...

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  16. A RUSSIAN APPROPRIATION.

    Advices fiom St. Petersburg state that the Royal Sacred Library of Moukden, which was appropriated by the Russians when they occupied the capital of ...

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  17. A BOER DISASTER.

    The Boera have met with a disaster in the South-eastern Transvaal. Commandant Grobelaar andd a commando of 800 men endeavoured to escape ...

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  18. THE RETURNED AFRICAN SOLDIERS.

    Sir,—Some time ago you published a letter of mine on the above subject. We were then, in reply, told that the men and officers were averse to being singled out, that ...

    Article : 199 words
  19. QUEEN ALEXANDRA.

    Her Majesty Queen Alexandra, who has been visiting her father, King Christian of Denmark, at Copenhagen, has gone to Friedrichsh of Castle, Kronberg, near ...

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  20. FITZROY'S WELCOME.

    A special meeting of the Fitzroy Council was held last evening for the purpose of considering what action the council should take on behalf of the citizens to welcome ...

    Article : 397 words
  21. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS. AUSIRALASIAN SHARES, &c.

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  22. SIR M. M'EACHARN, M.H.R.

    "I should like to first know more about Mr. Fegan's qualifications before expressing an op[?]ion. At present it looks—but I won't say anything until I am in a ...

    Article : 43 words
  23. ADDRESSES TO THE GOVERNORGENERAL.

    Gentlemen representing the various bodies who are presenting addresses of welcome to His Excellency the GovernorGeneral to-day are requested to enter ...

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  24. MR. ISAAC ISAACS, M.H.R.

    "Knowing the men who compose the Federal Government, I have every confidence that they will do the right thing. I have had no opportunity of going into ...

    Article : 59 words
  25. FRANCE AND RUSSIA.

    President Loubet, who wall to-day review the Italian squadron of 13 war-ships under the Duke of Genoa, at Toulon, visited Nice yesterday He was accorded ...

    Article : 235 words
  26. THE CAPE RAIDERS.

    Some further details are given of the success gained by Commandant Sheepers, one of the most active of the Boer raiders in the Cape Colony, at Aberdeen, 36 miles ...

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  27. AN APPEAL.

    Sir,—The children of the Church of England Home for Negieeted Children at Brighton are very anxious to have a flagstaff erected in time for the visit of the ...

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  28. SIR JOHN QUICK.

    "Most of the outcry raised, against Mr. Fegan's appointment has been on the ground that he is a state politician, and that it ought to have been given to some ...

    Article : 232 words
  29. ADDRESSES TO H.R.H. THE DUKE OF YORK.

    It is intimated by Captain Wollington, Private Secretary to His Excellency the Governor-General, that the correct form of addressing His Royal Highness the Duke ...

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  30. MINING SHARES.

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  31. THE COMMONWEALTH. FEDERAL CABINET MEETING.

    A long list of matters is to be discussed by the Federal Cabinet when it meets this afternoon. The building in which the Federal Parliament is to hold its sittings ...

    Article : 184 words
  32. A PATROL CAPTURED.

    A British patrol, which was guarding a waterhole at Agenthuis, in Namaqualand, south of the Orange River, the most north-western district in the Cape Colony, ...

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  33. SILVER.

    Bar silver is quoted at 27 3-16d. per ounce standard, being an advance of ¼d. since Wednesday last. ...

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  34. REGULATIONS AS TO DRESS.

    Gentlemen attending the Royal levee at Government-house will be expected to wear uniform, court dress, or evening dress. At the ceremony of the opening of ...

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  35. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

    Wheat and Flour.—The quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is estimated at 3,945,000 quarters as against 3,785,000 quarters last week and ...

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  36. MR. SALMON, M.H.R.

    I am simply astonished at the appointment, and am eager to hear sufficient reason for it. Until I know the particulars I would prefer not to go further in ...

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  37. THE CITIZENS' COMMITTEE.

    At a meeting of the Citizens' committee held yesterday, Mr. J. Danks intimated that the Chamber of Manufactures had decided to erect in arch, as an addition to ...

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  38. GENERAL BOTHA.

    General Louis Botha, the Boer commander-in-chief, who has been staying for some time with General De Wet and Mr. Steyn at Heilbron, in the north of the ...

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  39. ITALY AND FRANCE.

    The joint commission appointed by France and Italy to settle the frontier of their territories on the Red Sea has completed its task. Assab, which has always ...

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  40. NEW SOUTH WALES MINISTRY.

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  41. THE ROUTE OF DEPARTURE.

    Details of the route to be taken by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in their journey from Government-house to Port Melbourne on the day of ...

    Article : 275 words
  42. SIR JOHN FORREST.

    Sir John Forrest, who holds the portfolio of the Federal Minister of Defence, arrived in Melbourne by the express yesterday from Adelaide, accompanied by ...

    Article : 301 words
  43. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The barque Stuart, 881 tons, bound from Liverpool to Port Chalmers, has gone ashore on the coast of Carnarvonshire. The salvage prospects are good. ...

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  44. MR. SCHALK BURGER.

    Before General Plumer occupied Pietersburg Mr. Sehalk Burger, who, on the departure of Mr. Kruger, was appointed acting President of the late Transvaal ...

    Article : 60 words
  45. AFFAIRS IN RUSSIA.

    The appointment of General Vannovski as Minister of Public Instruction, in succession to M. Bogoliepoff, who was murdered by a student, and the announcement that ...

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  46. WRECK OF THE FEDERAL. BODIES LEAVE GABO FOR MELBOURNE.

    The police received information yesterday from Mr. Apps, the Government undertaker, that the bodies of the six members of the crew of the steamer Federal ...

    Article : 389 words
  47. THE CONINGHAM CASE.

    The trial of James Exton, on a charge of stealing a necklet valued at £2, the property of Arthur Coningham, was continued to-day at the Water Police Court. The ...

    Article : 505 words
  48. TRADES AND FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' PROCESSION.

    The Cabinet celebrations committee last night have consideration to an objection to the protection ot trades and friendly societies and the school children's fete ...

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  49. AN ACCIDENT.

    Lieutenant G. A. Moore, of the third Victorian contingent (Bushmen), is in hospital at Wynberg, Cape Colony. He is suffering from a fracture of the fibuls, the ...

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  50. MUNICIPAL FRICTION.

    Representatives of municipalities along the borders of which the Royal visitors will pass feel aggrieved at being parctically shut out from assisting in arranging mat ...

    Article : 75 words
  51. FLOODS IN CANADA.

    Great floods have occured in Canada. The railway bridge on the Grand Trunk railway over the St. Francis River, at Richmond East, in Quebee, has been ...

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  52. MINIMISING CRIME.

    The opportunity to maltreat citizens and commit violent assaults late at night leads directly to these offences. In some municipalities—notably, in Hawthorn—the local ...

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  53. CAPTURE OF BOERS.

    A British force, under Colonel the Hon. J. H. G. Byng, of the 10th Hussars, has captured 16 Boers, 50 horses, and a quantity of stores at Bormansdorp. ...

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  54. THE NEW ZEALAND COMMISSION.

    The New Zealand Federation Commission to-day visited the iron foundries of May Brothers and Messrs. James Martin and Co., at Gawler, and also inspected the ...

    Article : 102 words
  55. JOINT MUNICIPAL ADDRESS.

    The secretary of the Municipal Association of Victoria (Mr. C. H. Meaden) had an interview yesterday afternoon with the Governor-General, in reference to the ...

    Article : 237 words
  56. LAW NOTICES (This Day)

    At Hall-past 11 a.m.—In re William in re Donovan, Mortagne v. Mortagne, M'Clure v. Hay, Strachan v. Rowe, Harker v. Wilson. Second Civil Court. ...

    Article : 250 words
  57. A WOUNDED VICTORIAN.

    News has been received that Private James E. Wilson, who left Geelong to join the second Victorian contingent, was still in hospital at Bloemfontein on March 8. ...

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  58. GREAT GOLD ROBBERY.

    An extraordinary robbery has been committed on the Norddentscher-Lloyd's steamer Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse. On the arrival of the steamer at ...

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  59. NEWSPAPER REQUIREMENTS.

    Mr. Barton to-day received a deputation representing the metropolitan newspapers of the various states, and had brought before him certain matters dealt with by the ...

    Article : 117 words
  60. THE FEDERAL ELECTIONS.

    Sir,—The elections have proved that the Legislative Council of Victoria enjoys the confidence of the people, and the result should put an cud, once for all, to ...

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  61. THE HOLIDAYS IN THE COUNTRY.

    At a meeting of the local Traders Association, held on Tuesday night, it was proposed that the business places should close on the afternoon of 8th May, and all ...

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  62. FEDERAL RELIEF FUND.

    The first subscription received by the Port Melbourne committee is £1/1/ from Mr. Manger, M.H.R. Mr. and Mrs. Morell, of the Bull and Mouth Hotel, ...

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  63. INVALIDED SOLDIERS.

    The following, invalided soldiers from South Africa arrived by the Ortona yesterday:—Lieutenant Kendell, N.Z.M.R. (from Fremantle); Trumpeter G. W. Preston, ...

    Article : 63 words
  64. QUEEN'S MEMORIAL STATUE. THE MAYOR'S FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 87 words
  65. STATE ELECTIONS.

    Mr. John Cullen, of Kerang, has announced his intention to contest the seat for the state electorate of Ganbower, rendered vacant by the election of Mr. J. H. ...

    Article : 164 words
  66. WITH THE V.I.R.

    With reference to the capture of two guns from De Wet, referred to in our correspondent's letters receutly published, Captain Spencer Wollaston, who is in ...

    Article : 535 words
  67. DISPLAY AT ALBERT-PARK LAKE.

    At the suggestion of His Excellency the Governor-General, the date of the aquatic display and fireworks demonstration on Albert-park Lake has been altered from ...

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  68. TATTERSALL'S CONSULTATIONS.

    [?]he following are the drawers of the placed horses in Tattoersall's Consultation, 50,000 at 5/[?] on the Sydney Cup, closed with 43,000 subscribers, and drawn pro rata:— ...

    Article : 71 words
  69. Advertising

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  70. MUNICIPAL ARCH.

    At the meeting of the Prahran Council on Wednesday evening the mayor (Councillor H. M. Gooch)moved the suspension of the standing orders to enable ...

    Article : 144 words
  71. MAIL STEAMERS.

    The P. and O. R.M.S. Oceana arrived at Stuez, from Australia on the 7th inst. ...

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  72. "THE ARGUS" FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 26 words
  73. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    Edward Wardley, of Christmas Town, miner. Filed at Chiltern. ...

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  74. Advertising

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  75. Advertising

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