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  2. FRANCE AND ROME.

    The relations between France and the Vatican, which have been greatly strained of late, have now been broken by France. The Pope recently protested against the ...

    Article : 245 words
  3. THE JAPANESE RETREAT. SUPPOSED TO BE A FEINT.

    The movement which led to the falling back of the Japanese troops on Fenghuang-cheng has not been followed by any fighting. The retreat is apparently a mere ...

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  4. THE COMMONWEALTH. PARLIAMENTARY BUSINESS.

    The House of Representatives meets again to-morrow, and the Senate on Wednesday. Mr. Crouch will ask the Minister of Defence if it is "proposed to continue the new ...

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  5. POLITICAL SITUATION.

    The federal coalition project should be accepted or rejected this week. If the coalition overtures fail Mr. Reid will challenge the Labour Ministry. Whatever ...

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  6. PERSONAL.

    The Minister of Defence has instructed Colonel Thompson, the P.M.O of the Queensland military forces, to report upon Colonel Tom Price's health, in order that he ...

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  7. SECRET SERVICE CODE.

    Senator Dawson, the Minister of Defence, has commenced his administration with some new ideas on defence matters that have already excited attention outside ...

    Article : 380 words
  8. MR. REID'S POSITION.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—Mr. Reid returned to Sydney yesterday morning, and, accompanied by his family, left in the afternoon for Mittagong. He expects to return to ...

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  9. THE NEW GUINEA AFFRAY.

    The inquiry into the New Guinea affray may not be begun for some weeks. The Minister for External Affairs has been advised that the Government steamer Merrie ...

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  10. HOW THE NEWS WAS RECEIVED.

    Correspondents agree that not a word of exultation was heard in St. Petersburg when the news of the disaster was received. On the other hand, there was an expression of ...

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  11. THE NEW HEBRIDES.

    The Federal Government has received confidential despatches from the Colonial Office regarding the constitution of an Anglo-French commission to settle land title ...

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  12. A NEW ALLIANCE.

    French advices state that there are persistent repoits at St. Petersburg of an approaching alliance between Germany, Russia, and Austria. ...

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  13. ADDITIONAL LOSSES REPORTED.

    Private Japanese advices have been received at Chifu recording additional losses to the Japanese navy on Sunday last. It is stated that on that day two other ...

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  14. KANAKA DEPORTATION.

    Representative mercantile bodies recently urged that the period within which kanakas must all leave the Commonwealth should be extended. The Prime Minister ...

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  15. ENGLISH MAIL SERVICE.

    The Postmaster-General is studying the official files relating to the English mail service, with the object of submitting proposals to the Cabinet for a service to date ...

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  16. MILITARY APPOINTMENTS.

    The Governor-General in Council has approved of the following promotions and transfers in the Victorian division of the federal forces:— ...

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  17. BRIGANDS IN MOROCCO.

    A notorious bandit chief of Morocco named Raisuli has created an international situation by a daring act of brigandage. With his associates he seized and carried off ...

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  18. VLADIVOSTOCK FLEET.

    Advices received in Paris yestrday stated that the Russian cruiser Bogatyr, 6,000 tons, one of the four vessels constituting the Vladivostock squadron, had gone on the ...

    Article : 65 words
  19. DECREASING POPULATION.

    A return dealing with the population of Victoria as shown by the most recent estimates his been issued by the Government statist. The figures show that at each of ...

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  20. WHAT THE RUSSIANS THINK.

    The Russian headquarters staff at Mukden report that the Japanese main army, estimated at 80,000 strong, still remains to the southward of the Russian force, which is ...

    Article : 168 words
  21. FARMERS' LEAGUE.

    An appeal for subscriptions to the "fighting fund" of the Farmers' League has been made to leading city firms, pastoralists, and formers. The donations previously ...

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  22. OPEN PORTS.

    The "Echo de Paris" states that Russia, by way of meeting the objections of England and America to her occupation of Manchuria, has decided to make all her Pacific ...

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  23. AN AMERICAN RAILWAY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 117 words
  24. NEW PORTS IN CHINA.

    At the instance of Yuan-Shikai, the Governor of the Chinese province of Chihli and the commander of the troops in Northern China, the Chinese Government has ...

    Article : 51 words
  25. OFFICIAL REPORTS.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—The acting consulgeneral for Japan has received the following cable message from Baron Komura:— "Admiral Togo reports as follows:—'A ...

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  26. PORT ARTHUR.

    The American press steamer Fawan has been informed that the Japanese, who on Sunday last lande a great force behind Port Arthur, intend to storm and take the ...

    Article : 133 words
  27. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 40 words
  28. RUSSIA'S PRIZE REGULATIONS.

    The Minister for External Affairs has received a copy of the regulations issued by the Russian Government, respecting the capture of prizes during the war. As these ...

    Article : 80 words
  29. RIVERINA ELECTION.

    The latest returns received by the chief electoral officer (Mr. George Lewis) of the polling in connection with the Riverina election are as follows:— ...

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  30. THE FIGHT AT KINCHAU.

    According to prisoners taken by the Japanese, the Russian casualties at Kinchau, to the north of Port Arthur, on the 16th inst, amounted to 300. the Russians ...

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  31. SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    SIDNEY, Sunday.—A mutch for the sculling championship of the world has been arranged between George Towns (the present holder) and "Dick" Tressider, of ...

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  32. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS, FROZEN MEAT.

    The following are the Frozen Meat Trade Association's market quotations, based on actual sales of not less than 100 carcases of mutton or lamb or 25 quarters of beef of ...

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  33. THIEVES DISTURBED.

    ADELAIDE, Sunday.—Constable Nietz, shortly after 4 o'clock on Saturday morning, while patrolling Currie-street, near Mr.G. Wilcox's skin store, saw two men rush from ...

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  34. THE SUGAR BOUNTY.

    BRISBANE, Sunday.—The Council of Agriculture at Bundaberg passed a motion urging Mr. Fisher to amend the bounty regulations so as to admit of the bounty being ...

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  35. NIUCHWANG.

    The British gunboat Espiegle, which some weeks ago left Niuchwang for Wei-hai-wei, has been ordered back to the former port, in order to protect the British residents ...

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  36. NEW SOUTH WALES BORROWING.

    The state Treasurer, speaking at Woodstock last night, claimed that, as the Railway Commissioners had expended over £3,000,000 on day labour in connection with ...

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  37. MERCHANTS' PRICE-LISTS.

    ADELAIDE, Sunday.—At a mecting of the Chambers of Commerce on Friday a sub-committee reported that they had considered a letter from the London Chamber ...

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  38. DISEASE IN SHEEP.

    The director of Agriculture (Mr. Wallace) has been furnished by Mr. Brown, M.B., of the Agriculture department, with a report on a disease that is at present presiding in ...

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  39. THE NAVAL DISASTERS.

    Admiral Togo has cabled to Tokio additional particulars regarding the blowing-up of the Japanese battle-ship Hatsuse and the sinking of the cruiser Yoshino. ...

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  40. THE RAILWAYS. TRAFFIC RECEIPTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 52 words
  41. THE DOWIE FOLLOWERS.

    The Rev. Wilbur Glenn Voliva, "overseer" for Australasia of the Christian Catholic Church in Zion, preached to a crowded congregation at the Central Zion ...

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  42. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    James Leonard Walker, aged 19, a pupil at the High School, Perth, has been selected for the Rhodes scholarship. ...

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  43. REFRESHMENT-ROOMS.

    The Railway Commissioners will shortly have to arrive at a determination on the question of the leasing of the refreshmentrooms at railway stations, as the existing ...

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  44. NEW ZEALAND.

    A Workman named Symes, who fell 62ft., owing to the collapse of some s[?]affolding at the new Custom-house building, has died from the effects of his injuries. ...

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  45. EIGHT HOURS' BALANCE-SHEET.

    Sir,—At Mr. Bromley's meeting on Friday night the chairman is reported to have stated that every penny of the £919 credit balance went to the charities. As this was ...

    Article : 146 words
  46. PRIVATE ADVICES.

    The following private advices have been received:— By the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Co. Ltd.—"Rabbit Skins.—Sound rabbit skins, of ...

    Article : 136 words
  47. Advertising

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  48. SLEEPING BERTHS.

    In future sleeping berths between Melbourne and Adelaide, Sydney, and Mildura may be obtained from the Central Booking office, at the corner of Flinders and ...

    Article : 42 words
  49. Advertising

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  50. Advertising

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  53. LATE TRAINS.

    BRIGHT, Saturday.—The train arrived to-day three-quarters of an hour late. A special meeting of the Bright Shire Council was held to consider the matter, and decided to send a deputation to ...

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  54. Advertising

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