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  2. COUNTRY SCHOOLS.

    Provision will be made by the Premier in his Surplus Revenue Bill for a grant of £50,000 for schools in country districts. This has caused considerable satisfaction to ...

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  3. MOORS AGGRESSIVE.

    The French force, under General Drude, outside Casa Blanca has had a serious conflict with Moorish tribesmen, and was only able to retain its position with difficulty. ...

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  4. BURDEN OF ARMAMENTS. PREACHINGS OF SOCIALISM.

    There was a violent scene yesterday at the International Socialist Conference now in session at Stuttgart. The principals in it were Herr Bebel, the German socialist ...

    Article : 208 words
  5. THE TRANSVAAL. RECOGNITION OF AUTONOMY.

    General Botha, the Transvaal Premier, moved, in the Legislative Assembly yesterday, a resolution expressing to His Majesty the King the deep gratitude of the people ...

    Article : 329 words
  6. FEDERAL MEMBERS' SALARIES. UNITED PROTEST.

    A meeting, at which the Lord Mayor (Councillor Weedon) will preside, wil be held in the Town-hall to-night, when the proposal for the increase of federal ...

    Article : 162 words
  7. SOME FISCAL JOKES.

    There are more than 80,000,000 sheep in the Commonwealth, and last year 11,000 were imported. Most of the importations are for stud purposes. The new tariff ...

    Article : 303 words
  8. PERSONAL.

    Their Excellencies the Governor-General and Lady Northcote are passengers by the R.M.S. Mongolin, which left Fremantle yesterday for the eastern states. ...

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  9. THE BILL IN THE SENATE.

    This afternoon the Senate wil meet at 3 o'clock. The first business, after questions have been disposed of, will be the Members' Salaries Bill. When the Senate ...

    Article : 86 words
  10. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,-A great deal has been said (by themselves) about the sacrifices members of Parliament are called upon to make—how they are dragged from their far-off peaceful, ...

    Article : 158 words
  11. PETITION BY BRUNSWICK RESIDENTS.

    A petition is being extensively signed at Brunswick by residents of the Bourke division, who are "deeply incensed at the impetuosity of the House of Representative ...

    Article : 133 words
  12. THE HAGUE DISCUSSION.

    Much criticism is directed by the British press against the action of the Government in regard to the resolution submitted to The Hague Conference on the question of ...

    Article : 161 words
  13. ARAWATTA-INGEBORG COLLISION.

    BRISBANE, Tuesday. — The Marine Board inquiry into the Arawatta-Ingeborg collision was continued to-day. Earls Albertsen, mate of the Ingeborg, ...

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  14. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Allow me to direct attention to the circumstance that one argument against an increase in the wages of federal members has not been touched on. An immense deal ...

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  15. MISS CLARA BUTT.

    PERTH, Tuesday.—Amongst the through passengers for the cast on the R.M.S. Mongolia, which arrived to-day, are Miss Clara Butt and her husband, Mr. Kennerley ...

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  16. THE LOAN GUARANTEE.

    Mr. Winston Churchill, Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, moved, in the House of Commons yesterday, the second reading of the Transvaal Loan Guarantee ...

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  17. PROTEST FROM COBURG.

    At a meeting of citizens and ratepayers of Coburg, held in the local public hall on Monday evening, Ex-superintendent Waters presiding. Mr. J. T. Siteh moved:— ...

    Article : 128 words
  18. THE CAPTIVE KAID.

    According to the "Daily Mail" correspondent, Sir Harry Maclean is likely to be released at once. He says that the captive was to have been surrendered to ...

    Article : 109 words
  19. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The Ministers of the Crown, who are reluctant to disgorge the amount due to Victoria in "income tax," have brought down an exorbitant tariff and practically ...

    Article : 190 words
  20. COUNTRY RESOLUTIONS.

    DANDENONG, Tuesday.—Much indignation has been expressed here at the action of the federal members in taking upon themselves the responsibility of increasing ...

    Article : 451 words
  21. GERMAN NAVY.

    Dr. Spalin, leader in the Reichstag of the Ceatre party, the most numerous of the individual parties in the Chamber, has made a speech on the naval question, in which ...

    Article : 86 words
  22. RUSSIAN ASSASSINS.

    The latest victim to assassination in Russia is Colonel Schnoetter, commander of the military station at Bailystok, in Poland. The assassination is believed to have been ...

    Article : 65 words
  23. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Kindly allow me to express my indignation in reference to the proposed increase of salaries to members of Parliament. At the present time I think some of them ...

    Article : 154 words
  24. SMALL HOLDINGS BILL.

    The House of Lords yesterday read a second time without a division the English Small Holdings Bill. This was the measure of which the Prime Minister said, ...

    Article : 102 words
  25. BURNT AT SEA. FATE OF THE FORTUNATUS.

    The ship Forth, from Calcutta, has arrived at mauritius, and landed there the passengers and crew of the steamer Fortunatus, which caught fire at sea on July ...

    Article : 137 words
  26. WILLS AND ESTATES.

    (The [?] given in estates are gross, and [?] calls owing by the estate.) The Lyster, late of I[?]hella-grove. St. James's [?] Hawthorn, when died on June 28, under a will ...

    Article : 142 words
  27. RUSSIAN DUMA.

    The "Union of Russian People" has submitted a petition to the Czar, asking that Jews should be excluded entirely from the Duma, in order that a genuinely Russian ...

    Article : 59 words
  28. LETTER FROM SQUIRES.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—A letter has been received from "Bill" Squires by a friend in the West Maitland district. Referring to his recent light with Burns. ...

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  29. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—As one of the most important meetings ever held in Melbourne takes place to-morrow evening in the Town-hall, I trust citizens will attend in great force to protest ...

    Article : 145 words
  30. DEATH OF MR. J. W. SUTTON.

    A long record of faithful service came to a dose on Monday night with the death of Mr. John William Sutton, who for many years held successive responsible positions ...

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  31. MORALS OF MELBOURNE.

    Statements have appeared in the "West[?] minster Gazette"alleging appalling infantile mortality and a high rate of illegitimacy in Melbourne. The article also contains ...

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  32. AMERICAN POLITICS. REGULATING THE RAILWAYS.

    Mr. W. H. Taft, Secretary of State for War, who is regarded as a likely candidate in the Republican interest at the next Presidential election, touched on some phases of ...

    Article : 189 words
  33. CORRESPONDENTS' VIEWS.

    Sir.—In common with many others. I have been impatiently expecting to hear of a requesition calling on the Lord Mayor of Melbourne to lconvence a monster meeting of ...

    Article : 279 words
  34. THE DANGER TO SHIPPING.

    A strong feeling prevails in shipping circles that immediate action should be taken by the Australian Government in the direction of locating the abandoned vessel ...

    Article : 108 words
  35. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—In common with thousands of citizens in this state, I am very gratified that a big public meeting is to be held at the Town-hall on Wednesday evening. I hold ...

    Article : 277 words
  36. BALLOONING ACCIDENT.

    A fatal parachute accident has occurred in the United States. A French aeronaut was giving an exhibition at Newhaven, in Connectieut, and ...

    Article : 74 words
  37. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS. SILVER.

    To-day's quotation for bar silver is 31 9-16d. per ounce standard, a decline of [?]d. since 17th inst. ...

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  38. LOOSE MARRIAGE LAWS.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—Mr. Justice G. B. Simpson made further reference in the Divorce Court to-day to irregularities in connection with marriage services. ...

    Article : 407 words
  39. A BORDER RAID.

    Dr. Jameson, the Cape Premier, explained in the Cape House of Assembly yesterday the circumstances under which the Herero chief, Morenga, escaped over the border ...

    Article : 173 words
  40. MINING SHARES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 76 words
  41. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir.—The raising of salaries is being done at the instance of that party who are so lond of slinging the term boodler at their opponents. They have a willing tool in the ...

    Article : 137 words
  42. CRICKET IN ENGLAND. SOUTH AFRICAN TEST MATCH.

    At Kennington oval yesterday the third test match between a team representing All England and the South African visiting team, was opened. England won the toss ...

    Article : 156 words
  43. MR. TAFT AND THE TARIFF.

    Mr. A. Maurice Low, in his usual monthly letter from Washington to the "National Review," referred as follows to Mr. Taft's attitude to the tariff:— ...

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  44. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

    Sugar.—Mr. F. O. Licht, of Madgeburg, states in his monthly circular that the production of beet su[?]zr in Europe for the first eleven months of the 1906-7 campaign ...

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  45. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—It is highly satisfactory to note that the Lord Mayor has convened a public meeting, to be held in the Town-hall to-morrow evening, to deal with the matter ...

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  46. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir.—Every honourable man will feel a deep sense of humiliation it be has assisted to elect a House of Representatives who are capable of the dishonourable act of voting ...

    Article : 378 words
  47. STAGE AND PEERAGE.

    Miss Denise Orme, of Daly's Theatre, has been married to Captain J. R. L. Yarde[?] Buller, heir to Lord Churston. [Miss Orme came to the London stage ...

    Article : 235 words
  48. TEAM FOR AUSTRALIA.

    The Essex amateur batsman, F. L. Fane, and the Surrey players, E. G. Hayes and F. B. Hobhs, have accepted the invitation to join the cricket team for Australia. ...

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  49. JUBILEE OF DUNBAR WRECK.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—Fifty years ago to-day the British ship Dungar was wrecked at Sydney Heads, and all on board were drowned with the exception of a seaman ...

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  50. SWIMMING.

    T. Tartakover, of Sydney, who won the international 100-metres swimming race at Paris a few days ago, has now won the international 100-metres race at Hamburg. ...

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  51. SHIPPING NEWS.

    The following arrivals and departures are announced:— Arrivals.—Port Chalmers, s.s., from Port Pirie June 27; Var[?]in, s.s., from Brisbane ...

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  52. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I am not, and never have been, a candidate for municipal or Parliamentary honours, but am just a plain citizen of the Commonwealth, voting as the occasion ...

    Article : 229 words
  53. INDIAN SEDITION.

    Arabinda Ghose, editor of the "Band[?] Mataram" ("Hail, Mother"), published in the interests of the extreme Nationalist party in Calcutta, has been arrested on a ...

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  54. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I am a foreman labourer, receiving 10/ a day, and have to pay myself as well as other men. If I thought that was not sufficient to meet my expenses[?] and took ...

    Article : 213 words
  55. ECZEMA 11 YEARS.

    Every Part of Body Affected—Was in Hospital Five Times—Army Doctors and Nine Differenct Remedies Did No Good—Speedy Improvement, and Finally a Perfect Cure, by Use of Cuticura, ...

    Article : 217 words
  56. ANTHRAX IN CATTLE.

    Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan has lost onethird of his valuable herd of pedigree cattle, which had to be destroyed on account of an outbreak of anthrax amongst ...

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  57. MILO CIGARETTES

    Are preferred by lovers of good things. Guaranteed hand-made.—[Advt.] We have heard of friend Woods, and know of his goods. ...

    Article : 83 words
  58. OLD WESLEY COLLEGIANS.

    A large number of members of the Old Wesley Colleglans' Association met at a smoke-night at the Vienna Cafe last evening, The rules were revised in important porticulars, provision being ...

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  59. A PENDULUM TRAVELS MUCH.

    Tick, tick, tick at a time; most diseases originate in trifles, but Wolfe's Schnapps is a master-key to preserve health.[Advt.] Mr. E. T. DEVENPORT, Valley Head, Ala., ...

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  60. A Favourite Sweet in England.

    CALLARD and [?]OWSER'S BUTTER SCOTCH. Children and adults enjoy and praise it for its delicous flavour. The "Lancet" describes it as "really wholesome confectionery[?]" Only genuine ...

    Article : 55 words
  61. BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT.

    Pears, Soap Makers to Her Majesty the Queen.—[Advt.] ...

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  62. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,-I cannot forbear to express the gratification with which I perused the correspondence column in "The Argus" during the past week. By your agency the glaring ...

    Article : 308 words
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