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  2. CHARGES AGAINST MR. M'KENZIE.

    After the transaction of formal business in the Legislative Assembly yesterday, the Premier (Mr. Irvine) moved:- "That a select committee be appointed ...

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  3. IN THE STATE GALLERIES.

    Mr. Manifold, in resuming the second reading debate on the Constitution Reform Bill, gave the measure qualified support. He urged members to take notice of the ...

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  4. VENEZUELA.

    The three powers engaged in blockading the Venezuelan porta—Great Britain, Germany, and Italy—are satisfied with the offer made by Mr. H. W. Bowen, the ...

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  5. COLNEY HATCH FIRE.

    Fifty-two victims perished in the great fire at the Colney Hatch Asylum, seven and a half miles from London. The fire broke out at half-past 5 o'clock ...

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  6. PERSONAL.

    The following cable message has been received by His Excellency the Administrator of the Government in Western Australia from the Secretary of State for the ...

    Article : 653 words
  7. The Argus.

    The debate on the second reading of the Reform Bill was continued yesterday in the Legislative Council, in the reasonable temper which characterised ...

    Article : 5,370 words
  8. SOUTH AFRICA.

    Mr. and Mrs. Chamberlain arrived yesterday at Mafeking, and were welcomed with great enthusiasm. They were accompanied by Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, the ...

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  9. MR. G. H. REID.

    This evening a very large gathering assembled at the Miners' Institute, Boulder City, for the purpose of hearing an address on free trade from Mr. George Reid. The ...

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  10. KING MENELIK.

    It was recently announced that King Menelik of Abyssinia had accepted an invitation by M. Delcasse, the French Minister for Foreign Affairs, to visit Jibutil, the ...

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  11. THE EASTERN QUESTION.

    The Servian Government has entered into a contract with an Austrian firm for the supply of 45,000,000 cartridges and other war material. ...

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  12. BIBLICAL CRITICISM.

    His Holiness Pope Leo the Thirteenth has appointed a commission to inquire into the scope of biblical exegesis. It is believed that the inquiry will be ...

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  13. WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY.

    Professor Brawn, of the University of Strassburg claims to have mode on important discovery in connection with wireless telegraphy. It consists of a method ...

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  14. TUBERCULOSIS.

    Mr. J. D. Rockfeller, the American millionaire, and head of the combined Standard Oil Companies, has announced his intention of devoting 7,000,000dol. (£1,400,000) ...

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  15. ARTHUR LYNCH.

    The sentence of death passed upon Arthur Lynch, convicted of high treason in fighting for the Boers-againat the British, has been commuted to penal servitude for ...

    Article : 53 words
  16. THE CONCORDAT.

    The claim put forward by M. Combes, the French Premier, that the exclusive right to the selection of bishops should be reconised as remaining vested in the ...

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  17. THE LATE MR. ILIFFE'S WILL.

    The late Mr. John Hiffe has left legacies amounting in all to £11,850. Some of these were paid during his lifetime, including the whole of the bequests to hospitals ...

    Article : 454 words
  18. THE YORKSHIRE STRIKE.

    The appeal from the decision of the King's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice on the application for an injunetion made by a minor named Howden, to ...

    Article : 92 words
  19. AN OVERDUE STEAMER.

    Some uncertainty exists with regard to the Norwegian steamer Ansgar, which left New York on December 3 with a cargo of 4,500 tons of wheat and 750 tons of ...

    Article : 115 words
  20. THE LONDON WOOL SALES

    At the London wool sales the competition was spirited, and the market was firm. The following are the average prices obtained for the fleece portions of the clips ...

    Article : 286 words
  21. MEAT TENDERS.

    Mr. W. P. Reeves, the Agent-General for New Zealand, has represented to the War office that Australasian copanies are unable to obtain the rquisite forms with ...

    Article : 172 words
  22. SENATOR REID.

    Following upon his translation to the Federal Senate Mr. Robert Reid forwarded his resignation as member for Melbourne Province in the Legislative Council to ...

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  23. MR. BROWN, M.L.A., AND JUDGE MOLESWORTH.

    Sir,—While absent in the country, I read in. "The Argus" some remarks made by Mr. J. Tilley Brown, availing himself of his position as a member of Parliament to ...

    Article : 594 words
  24. "THE AUSTRALASIAN."

    The opening of the Coolgatdic and Kalgoorlie gold-fields great water scheme last week is the subject of a page of illustrations in this week's issue of "The ...

    Article : 366 words
  25. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS.

    Quotations (middle prices) compare with those of a fortnight ago as follows:- Paid. Jan. Jan. up. 13. 27. ...

    Article : 193 words
  26. REMARKABLE ADVENTURE.

    A sensational story was told to the Geelong East police early this morning by David Miles, aged 18 years, living with his parents on a farm at Leopold, about 10 ...

    Article : 408 words
  27. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Paris bankers are lending the Governmeat of Morocco £280,000. The loan is for four years, and the guarantee given is the Customs revenue. ...

    Article : 143 words
  28. THE PRIOR OF BREAD.

    A meeting of the Melbourne and Suburban Master Bakers' Association was held last night, when it was decided that, in consequence of the increased price of flour, it ...

    Article : 65 words
  29. R.M.S. INDIA AT FREMANTLE.

    The P. and O. Co.'s R.M.S. India arrived at 2 a.m., and sailed at 4 p.m. Saloon passengers:- For Fremantle.—Mrs. and Miss Davies, Mr. R. B. Andrews. ...

    Article : 213 words
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  31. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

    Wheat and Flour.—The quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is estimated at £2,115,000 quarters, as against 2,100,000 quarters last week and 3,400.000 ...

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  32. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    Charles James Robinson, of Auburn-road, Auburn, traveller. Causes of insolvency— Depreciation of mining shares. Liabilities, £61/13/, of which £58/13/ was secured on ...

    Article : 68 words
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