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  2. THE FAVOURITE WINS.

    Fine weather was experienced yesterday when the a[?]tumn meeting of the Victoria Racing Club was continued at Flemington. The atmoshpere was, however, muggy, and ...

    Article : 4,091 words
  3. THE UNITED STATES. MR. TAFTS CABINET.

    Several appointments to the new Cabinet of the United States, which will hold office under the Presidency of Mr. W. H. Taft, have been announced. They are as ...

    Article : 389 words
  4. SACKVILLE ROMANCE.

    Sensational evidence has been given at the trial which is taking place at Madrid of three men on a criminal charge arising out of the claim of Mr. Ernest ...

    Article : 244 words
  5. MOTORS IN COLLISION[?]

    Mr. James Davies, secretary of the Commercial Travellers' Association, hired a Brown 22[?]h.p. motor-care yesterday from the Shields Motor Co. for a run to Black ...

    Article : 311 words
  6. BRITISH POLITICS. TARIFF REFORM.

    The by-election for the representation of Central Glasgow in the House of Commons was held yesterday, the seat having been rendered vacant by the death of Sir ...

    Article : 299 words
  7. IMPERIAL DEFENCE. TERRITORIAL ENLISTMENT.

    An important announcement has been made in connection with the movement for promoting enlistment in the territorial army. The Alliance Assurance Company, ...

    Article : 136 words
  8. SUMMER CLOUDBURST. DUST AND HAILSTONES.

    Yesterday was by far the most oppressively hot day Melbourne has experienced this summer. Yet it was far from having the highest temperature. The thermometer ...

    Article : 911 words
  9. KILLED BY LIGHTNING.

    KALGOORLIE, Wednesday.—A man named Arthur Swift was killed by lightning during the progress of a heavy thunderstorm at the Somerville racecourse this ...

    Article : 97 words
  10. STOCK KILLED BY LIGHTNING.

    COBRAM, Wednesday.—A very severe thunderstorm, accompained by vivid lightning, occurred at Barooga last night. Mr. John Toohey, farmer, had a draught horse ...

    Article : 119 words
  11. HOARDING BLOWN DOWN.

    During the storm which swept across Brunswick about 5 p.m. yesterday, a large hoarding abutting on Sydney-road, next to the Retreat Hotel, was blown down, and ...

    Article : 73 words
  12. TROPICAL SHOWERS.

    BACCHUS MARSH Wednesday.—A terrifie thunderstorm broke over bacchus Marsh at half-past 6 o'clock this evening. An inch of rain fell in 15 minutes. The ...

    Article : 269 words
  13. RAINFALL IN THE COUNTRY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 123 words
  14. ARMY OF THE EMPIRE.

    In a speech delivered at Newcastle on February 20, Mr. Haldane referred to his scheme for the constitution of an army of the empire which would give uniformity ...

    Article : 143 words
  15. THE BALKANS.

    A message received by "The Times" from its Vienna correspondent indicates that Austria is firmly resolved not to be led by Servian clamour into agreeing to any ...

    Article : 142 words
  16. PERSONAL.

    A cable message from our London correspondent announced that the Queen, who has been indisposed since the Royal visit to Berlin last month, is suffering from a severe ...

    Article : 722 words
  17. SNOWY RIVER IN FLOOD.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday. — Considerable damage was done by a storm in the Cooma district yesterday. Miles of rabbit-proof fencing were washed away, and the soil of ...

    Article : 77 words
  18. COOK ISLANDERS.

    A reported attempt by the natives of the Cook Islands (which are administered by the New Zealand Government) to haul down the British flag was the subject of a ...

    Article : 96 words
  19. CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE CONSIDER.

    The Association of Chambers of Commerce of the United Kingdom is meeting for the last time before its members visit Australia to be present at the Imperial ...

    Article : 112 words
  20. ATLANTIC FLEET.

    Rear Admiral Sperry, who was in command of the United States battleship squadron during the latter part of its memorable voyage round the world, has ...

    Article : 75 words
  21. HOMEWARD BOUND.

    BURNE, Wednesday.—Mr. Deakingl, accompanied by Senator Keating, returned to Burnie this evening, and left by the [?]ah for Melbourne at night. ...

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  22. A WEST AUSTRALIAN DELUGE.

    PERTH, Wednesday. — Later reports from Northam show that the thunderstorms which occurred on Tuesday afternoon were the heaviest experienced within ...

    Article : 1,219 words
  23. FRENCH TARIFF.

    A conference of the Chambers of Commerce of Great Britain has lately had under consideration the tariff proposals recommended by a committee of the French ...

    Article : 105 words
  24. SOUTH AFRICAN UNION. FUTURE OF BASUTOLAND.

    The future of Basutoland under South African Union was referred to yesterday by Lord Selborne, British High Commissioner for South Africa, who reviewed 20,000 ...

    Article : 80 words
  25. HELPING THE UNEMPLOYED.

    The charge against Mr. John Burns (President of the Local Government Board) of want of sympathy in the administration of the Unemployed Workmen Act, was ...

    Article : 164 words
  26. LIBRARY THEFT.

    Twenty ancient and valuable books have been stolen from the splendid law library of Lincoln's Inn, one of the four Inns of Court in London which has the privilege ...

    Article : 64 words
  27. MR. BOTTOMLEY'S TRIAL.

    When the hearing of the evidence in the charge of conspiracy to defraud in connection with the affairs of the Joint Stock Trust and Finance Corporation, brought ...

    Article : 120 words
  28. IRON IN THE TRANSVAAL.

    An announcement, which means much for the Transvaal has just been made by the Colonial Secretary (Mr. J. C. Smuts). Mr. Smuts states that steel of the highest ...

    Article : 117 words
  29. TYROL DISASTER.

    An avalanche in the Austrian Tyrol, near the Brenner Pass, which leads into Italy, completely overwhelmed six officers and 25 men forming an Austrian detachment. ...

    Article : 58 words
  30. BOYCOTTING NOTICES.

    The conviction of Mr. J. P. Farrell, Nationalist member for North Longford, in December last, on a charge of publishing intimidating notices of the United Irish ...

    Article : 122 words
  31. MESSINA EARTHQUAKE.

    The committee at Rome entrusted with the disbursement of the central fund for the relief of the sufferers by the Messina earthquake reports that to date the sum ...

    Article : 128 words
  32. FRONTIER RAIDERS.

    In spite of the vigilance of the frontier guardsmen, a gang of desperate raiders succeeded in getting across the hills from the Khost Valley, in Afghanistan, to as far ...

    Article : 97 words
  33. AERONAUTICS.

    Private firms have joined the nations in the contest to secure supremacy within their borders in the knowledge and manufacture of air-ships. ...

    Article : 63 words
  34. DISCOURAGING OUTLOOK

    No hope is entertained by the officials of the Commonwealth Meteorological Bureau of any change in the weather for at least two days. Melbourne has been for some ...

    Article : 338 words
  35. SPEECH BY MR. REID.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Mr. G. H. Reid addressed a meeting in a vestibule of the Town-hall to-night in connection with the British Empire League on questions of ...

    Article : 274 words
  36. WIRELESS MESSAGES.

    Wireless telegraphy is now being used on travelling railway trains. The fast through express trains from New York to Chicago (700 miles) have been ...

    Article : 58 words
  37. BURNS-JOHNSON FIGHT.

    Mr. H. D. M'Intosh, the Sydney promoter of the Burns-Johnson boxing championship contest, has sold the French rights of the cinematograph pictures for £5,000. ...

    Article : 50 words
  38. OPIUM EVIL.

    The International Opium Commission, convened by the United States to deal with the opium problem in the East, has concluded its sittings at Shanghai. In ...

    Article : 196 words
  39. MELBA CONCERTS.

    The management announces that extra laws of reserved chairs in the guinea and half-guinea sections of the hall will be opened this morning. The sale of the 5/ ...

    Article : 73 words
  40. FINANCIAL TELEGRAMS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 89 words
  41. NEW INSOLVENTS.

    William Wallace Matters, tailor, of Koroit. Causes of insolvency—Falling-off in business and pressure of creditors. Liabilities, £339/18/10; assets, £173/9; deficiency, ...

    Article : 27 words
  42. POLO. TALBOT CUP.

    The second round in the Talbot Cup tournament will be played to-morrow between Caramut B and Camperdown A at 2 o'clock and between Colac and Caramut A at a ...

    Article : 98 words
  43. LAW NOTICES.—This Day.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 352 words
  44. IN THE COUNTRY.

    YACKANDANDAH, Wednesday.—Last night the heaviest thunderstorm in the history of the place passed over the town. Vivid lightning, accompanied by crashes of ...

    Article : 335 words
  45. LAW AND COMMON-SENSE.

    BALLARAT, Wednesday.—In an action decided in the County Court to-day the jury practically at Judge Box's direction brought in a verd[?]t for one sh[?] damages ...

    Article : 311 words
  46. SILVER.

    To-day's quotation for bar silver per ounce standard is 23 5-16d., which is a fall since the previous day of l-16d. ...

    Article : 25 words
  47. THE GYMKHANA.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 120 words
  48. MINING SHARES.

    The lowest and highest range of values on the Stock Exchange yesterday in Broken Hill Proprietary shares was 36/3-37/6. ...

    Article : 25 words
  49. A CHINESE PUNTER.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—An unsuccessful business man detailed in the Bankruptey Court to-day a hazardous attempt he made to retrieve his position by speculation on ...

    Article : 162 words
  50. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 59 words
  51. WORK AND WAGES.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—The men who recently laid idle the Commonwealth Oil Corporation's works at Newnes, and subsequently offered to go back to work subject ...

    Article : 135 words
  52. TASMANIAN APPLE TRADE.

    HOBART, Wednesday.—The White Star liner Ru[?]c, after a stay in port of three days, was despatched for London and Liverpool to-day. The vessel is very deeply laden, ...

    Article : 111 words
  53. CHARITABLE APPEALS.

    In response to the appeal of the Rev. A. 0. Hardie, of Boort, on behalf of a lad of 18, named Lionel Virtue, who has had one leg amputated, as the result of an accident with a thrashing-machine, ...

    Article : 85 words
  54. FIDES POPULI.

    "Wolfe's Schnapps," as a stimulant, has held pride of place in public esteem for seventy-five years—a guarantee of its worth. —[Advt.] ...

    Article : 25 words
  55. MILO CIGARETTES

    Are preferred by lovers of good things. Guaranteed hand-made.—[Advt.] ...

    Article : 16 words
  56. 120 YEARS' EXPERIENCE

    Teaches the efficacy of Pears' Soap.— [Advt.] ...

    Article : 15 words
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