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  2. PERSONAL.

    His Excellency the Governor (Sir Reginald Talbot), attended by Mr. Victor Hood and Captain Fife, A.D.C., was present at the dinner given by the Government of ...

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  3. NAVAL DISASTERS. THE MATSUSHIMA EXPLOSION.

    The Japanese cruiser Matsushima was lying at anchor at the Peseadores Islands, near the Chinese coast, when the explosion of her magazine, which caused the ...

    Article : 170 words
  4. BRITISH POLITICS. THE LIBERAL POLICY.

    Questions of policy were discussed at an enthusiastic meeting of the Liberal party. held at the Reform Club yesterday, at which Sir John T. Brunner, member of the ...

    Article : 568 words
  5. NEW RAILWAYS.

    The railway construction branch of the Board of Lands and Works is making good progress with the works now in hand, but operations in the Mallee country are ...

    Article : 483 words
  6. NEW HARBOUR SCHEME. THREE MILES OF CHANNELS.

    The expert estimate of the cost of Mr. Ferguson's scheme for harbour improvement, which was published in "The Argus" of yesterday, occasioned surprise on every ...

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  7. AUSTRALIAN FRUIT.

    The Australian apples consigned by the s.s. Carpentaria, which left Melbourne on February 25, arrived in variable condition. Some of the Victorians were of very poor ...

    Article : 158 words
  8. THE PEARLING DISASTER. HUNDRED LIVES LOST.

    PERTH, Friday.—News concerning the pearling fleet disaster continues to come to hand slowly. Since yesterday at midday over 100 boats have arrived at Broome. ...

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  9. GERMAN FINANCES.

    In addition to the very severe industrial depression prevailing in Germany at the present time, the country has to face a serious position in regard to the state ...

    Article : 120 words
  10. GERMAN NAVY.

    The German Navy League, a body formed in order to influence public opinion in favour of the policy of greatly strengthening the navy, is adding largely to its numbers. ...

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  11. NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD.

    Though the German Federal Council sanctioned the bil granting to the Norddeutscher-Lloyd Company an additional subsidy of 500,000 marks (about £25,000) a ...

    Article : 87 words
  12. EXPLOSION ON BRITANNIA.

    The explosion of a boiler tube on the British battle-ship Britannia, which occurred on the trip from the Firth of Forth to Portsmouth, has resulted in the ...

    Article : 62 words
  13. THE DIAMOND-MAKER.

    In accordance with the order of the Court of King's Bench Division, the Union of London and Smith's Bank has handed to the Bow-street magistrate the sealed packet ...

    Article : 104 words
  14. SHIP-BUILDING STRIKE.

    The Board of Trade is again endeavouring to avert the threatened lock-out by the North of England ship-builders. The position is that the men, by a two to one ...

    Article : 100 words
  15. INDIAN FRONTIER.

    In order to exercise a deterrent effect upon the troublesome natives along the north-west Indian frontier, the British military authorities have concentrated a great ...

    Article : 227 words
  16. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS.

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  17. FRUIT FOR THE RICH.

    The latest Paris dainty is strawberries ripened by the aid of electricity. The fruit is forced by electric currents. It is excellent in flavour and large in size. ...

    Article : 41 words
  18. RIVERSIDE MYSTERY.

    Late on Thursday night the sensational statement that a woman had been thrown into the river was made to Constable Beck, who was on duty in the vicinity of ...

    Article : 923 words
  19. NEW AUSTRALIAN STEAMER.

    Another fine steamer will be shortly placed on the Australian coast. Messrs. Howard Smith and Company received a cable message from London yesterday, ...

    Article : 360 words
  20. LOWERING THE SEWER.

    Mr. C. E. Oliver, engineer-in-chief to the Metropolitan Board of Works, was yesterday asked what it would cost to lower the main sewer, which runs across Fisherman's ...

    Article : 388 words
  21. MR. CHURCHILL'S PROMISES.

    Some of the speeches made by Mr. Winston Churchill during the election fight at North-West Manchester are providing material for awakward questions in ...

    Article : 249 words
  22. THE MONEY MARKET.

    The open money market discount rate for three months' bills in London is 2 11-16 per cent., or 5-16 per cent. below the Bank rate of 3 per cent. Short loans are quoted ...

    Article : 59 words
  23. TELEGRAM TO MELBOURNE LADY.

    The following telegram was received yesterday from Mr. F. Sweetman by Miss Ella Turner, of Williams-road. Hawksburn:— "Alma sunk in terrible willy willy Sunday ...

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  24. BRITAIN IN ASIA.

    It was announced at the beginning of March that negotiations were proceeding between the Siamese and British Governments for the cession to Great Britain of ...

    Article : 102 words
  25. GOVERNMENT STOCKS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 191 words
  26. REVENUE RETURNS. CUSTOMS AND EXCISE.

    The returns of the Commonwealth Customs and excise revenue for April were made available yesterday. They show an increase of about £40,000 over the returns ...

    Article : 264 words
  27. ITALY IN AFRICA.

    Signor P[?]llegrini, who was secretary to Signor Zanardeli whilst the latter was Premier of Italy during the period 1901 to 1903, has published a statement declaring that ...

    Article : 66 words
  28. SILVER.

    The quotation for bar silver to-day is 24 5-16d. per ounce standard, being a fall of ?d. since the 28th inst. ...

    Article : 26 words
  29. LINLITHGOW STATUE. "THE ARGUS" FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 25 words
  30. THE DUNDEE CONTEST.

    Mr. Winston Churchill, who was defeated at North-West Manchester when he went before the electors on his elevation to the Cabinet as President of the Board of Trade, ...

    Article : 223 words
  31. MINING SHARES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 51 words
  32. LORD MAYOR'S FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 246 words
  33. COMPENSATION CLAIMED.

    Mr. Nicholas Luxenburg, carrying on business in London as a boot manufacturers' agent, and a naturalised British subject, was recently arrested by the Russian ...

    Article : 94 words
  34. MAYOR SEEKS DAMAGES.

    SYDNEY, Friday.—An interesting case was decided in the District Court at Nowra. Hugh M'Kenzie sued David Hyam for malicious prosecution, claiming ...

    Article : 204 words
  35. SCOTTISH-AUSTRALIAN MINING COMPANY.

    The Scottish-Australian Mining Company Limited, for the half-year ended December 3, 1907, made a net profit of £14,099. A dividend at the rate of 7½ per cent. has been ...

    Article : 48 words
  36. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 269 words
  37. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Friday.—The revenue for April amounted to £280,273, as against £279,968 for the corresponding period of last year. The expenditure totalled £308,442 ...

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  38. MOSCOW IN FLOOD.

    The city of Moscow, in Russia, is suffering from a very severe flood. The River Moskva, which runs through the city in serpentine windings, has overflowed its ...

    Article : 83 words
  39. DECREASE IN REVENUE.

    Inquiry was addressed to the Commonwealth Treasurer (Sir William Lyne), in the House of Representatives yesterday, regarding the decreases for the month of ...

    Article : 361 words
  40. CALEDONIAN SOCIETY'S FUND.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 38 words
  41. VICTORIAN SCOTTISH UNION FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 21 words
  42. TIMBER ON LINE.

    ADELAIDE, Friday.—This morning the Railways Commissioner (Mr. A. G. Pendleton) received a telegram announcing that the stationmaster at Port Augusta had ...

    Article : 100 words
  43. NEW COLONIAL SECRETARY.

    The Earl of Crewe, who has succeeded the Earl of Elgin as Secretary of State for the Colonies, yesterday received the congratulations of the Agents-General on his ...

    Article : 70 words
  44. RURAL SOCIETIES' FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 34 words
  45. KURDISH OUTRAGES.

    The Persian Government is hurriedly collecting 10,000 troops, which have been ordered to proceed to the province of Azerbijan, where serious excesses have been ...

    Article : 62 words
  46. AN IMPUDENT THIEF.

    BENDIGO, Friday.—A young man named Richard Webster was, at the City Court to-day, charged with having stolen a pipe, the property of Mr. James Lamsey. ...

    Article : 173 words
  47. TORRES MAIL SERVICE.

    BRISBANE, Friday.—Additional official information regarding the proposed Torres mail service shows that it is to be a four-weekly combined cargo and passenger ...

    Article : 240 words
  48. WILLS AND ESTATES.

    David Hamilton Weir, of Upper Maffra, gentleman, who died on April 2 last, left real estate valued at £11,508 and personalty worth £2,428. By a will dated July 14, 1898, the property is ...

    Article : 46 words
  49. LAW NOTICES.—(This Day).

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  50. TO-DAY'S PROPERTY SALES.

    Messrs. Baillieu Patterson and Sons (in conjunction with Messrs. Harrison and Kirton).—At New-street and Oak-grove, North Brighton—Residential properties and land. ...

    Article : 170 words
  51. SHIPPING NEWS.

    The following arrivals and departures are announced:— Arrivals.—Vellore, sh., from Port Pirie December[?] 21; Westfalen, s.s., from ...

    Article : 50 words
  52. PRIVATE ADVICES.

    The following private advices have been received:— By Dalgety and Company Limited:—"Frozen Meat.—Frozen Mutton and Lamb—There is a fair ...

    Article : 70 words
  53. "KING OF THE WALLABIES."

    GORDON, Friday.—At the Bungaree Police Court yesterday, before Mr. A. J. Forbes, J.P., Patrick O'Farrell, known as the "King of the Wallabies," and ...

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  54. AN INFECTIOUS RASIL

    Father, Mother, and Two Girls Covered with an Ugly, Pimply Rash—Raby Covered from Crown to Sole—Thought she Would Die—Tried Every King of Ointment—At Last Completely Cured by ...

    Article : 226 words
  55. TASMANIAN ROWING DISPUTE.

    HOBART, Friday.—Replying to the Rowing Union's challenge to race on the Yarra, the Launceston Association this morning said:—"My committee refuse to allow crew to row in 'test ...

    Article : 77 words
  56. MILO CIGARETTES

    Are preferred by lovers of good things. Guaranteed hand-made.—[Advt.] Medical men say that CALLARD and BOWSER'S BUTTER SCOTCH is ...

    Article : 39 words
  57. THE COMMON SPECTACLE

    Of the rheumatic sufferer whose visage bears the impress of his trouble is averted when "Wolfe's-Schnapps" is taken; use it at the outset.—[Advt.] ...

    Article : 29 words
  58. BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT.

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

    Article : 13 words
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