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  2. POLAR EXPLORATION. COOK'S TRUSTWORTHINESS.

    A statement which bears directly on the value of Dr. Cook's claim to have discovered the North Pole is made by the Danish explorer, Herr Knnd Rassmussen, and ...

    Article : 106 words
  3. HOW THE CZAR TRAVELS.

    Extaordinary precautions are being taken to protect the Czar on his journey from Odessa to Racconigi, nere Turin, were he will visit the King of Italy at his summer ...

    Article : 244 words
  4. BRITAIN'S SAFETY.

    Among the speakers at the Cutlers' Feast at Shefheld last night were Sir Reginald Talbot, late Governor of Victoria, and Sir Edward Grey, Sceretary of State for Foreigu ...

    Article : 150 words
  5. STATE POLITICS. OPPOSITION TO LAND TAX.

    The State Ministry yesterday spent a large part of the afternoon considering the political questions raised by the opposition of the Country party to the Land Tax Bill, ...

    Article : 365 words
  6. PERSONAL.

    Mr. William Davidson, inspector-general of public works in Victoria, who is on a visit to the United Kingdom, is obtaining a great deal of information bearing on the object ...

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  7. GOVERNOR-GENERAL.

    Ballarat was brilliant under the sunshine of a perfect day yecsterday, on the occasion of a visit by His Exeellency the GovernorGeneral. ...

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  8. PERILS OF THE SEA. ISLAND STEAMER WRECKED.

    SUVA, Friday.—News of the wreck on Wallis Island, in the north of the Tonga group, of the steamer South Australian has been received here. The news ...

    Article : 210 words
  9. TYPHOONS IN CHINA SEAS.

    PORT DVRWIN, Friday.—Hong Kong exchanges to October 12 have arrived by the s.s. Eastern. A severe typhoon devastated Foochow on ...

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  10. HOSPITAL SUNDAY. ARRANGEMENTS FOR TO-MORROW.

    To-day and to-morrow the annual appeal will be made to the public in aid of the metropolitan hospitals. The need for a generous response to the appeal was never ...

    Article : 207 words
  11. ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION.

    The Baltic Shipping Exchange has opened a subscription on behalf of the British Antarctic expedition, which is being prepared by Captain Scott. ...

    Article : 30 words
  12. THE BUDGET FIGHT.

    The Development Bill, which was issued in connection with the Budget, has passed the committee stage in th House of Lords. Amendments were inserted with the object ...

    Article : 150 words
  13. NUMBERING THE PEOPLE.

    Mr. G. H. Kuibbs, Commonwealth statistician, who has made a thorough investigation of the statistical department of the Bond of Trade, is impressed with the ...

    Article : 128 words
  14. LIST OF CHEMISTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 297 words
  15. BARQUENTINE BUFFETED.

    HOBART, Friday.—The barquentine Rachel Cohen put into port here to-day for repairs. She was on a voyage from Port Arthur to Port Augusta, South Australia, ...

    Article : 151 words
  16. KAISER WANTS EIGHT.

    The Kaiser has adopted an expedient for stimulating the birthrate in Germany, which of late years has fallen to an ularming extent. He announces that he will ...

    Article : 209 words
  17. CABINET BUSINESS.

    A Cabinet meeting of the State Ministry was held yesterday from half-past 2 o'clock in the afternoon until nearly 7 o'clock in the evening. Ministers considered the progress ...

    Article : 243 words
  18. WONDERS OF SCIENCE

    Last evening the King, who is staying near Cktchester, by touching an electric button opened the Tuberculosis Institute at Montreal It was the midele of the ...

    Article : 115 words
  19. ABDSE OF DUKES.

    In the course of a speech at Preston, Lincashire, the Earl of Derby indignantly resented certain remarks recently made by Mr. Birrell, the Chief Secretary for Ireland, ...

    Article : 145 words
  20. FRENCH BARQUE IN ROUGH WEATHER.

    HOBART, Friday.—The large French barque Eugene Pergeline, which made Storm Bay on Monday last, but was blown out to sea again, arrived here last evening, ...

    Article : 126 words
  21. BAND PERFORMANCES.

    Following is a list of the band performances to be given between 3 o'clock and 5 o'clock on Sunday afternoon:— Victoria Police Band, at the Botanical-gardens; ...

    Article : 197 words
  22. SPANISH GOVERNMENT.

    The general feeling of unrest in the Spanish Cortes, fomented by the Socialists who are indignant with the Government for orderiug the execution of the anarenist ...

    Article : 236 words
  23. GAMBLING RAID.

    A successful raid was carried out last night in the Chinese quarter bya posse of detectives and plain-clothes police, under the direction of Deteetive-sergeant ...

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  24. TRAFALGAR DAY. NELSON'S MEMORY HONOURED.

    Yesterday, which was the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, was marked by celebrations in all parts of the country. Nelson's Column, in London, was garlanded ...

    Article : 83 words
  25. NEW PROTECTION.

    SYDNEY, Friday.—The Legislative Assembly sast until 9 o'clock this morning. The debate on the Treasurer's financial ...

    Article : 528 words
  26. PENNY SUBSCRIPTIONS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 80 words
  27. FOOTBALL FINANCE.

    The Victorian Football League met yesterday evening to receive the report of the finance committee, and to arrange for the distribution of the profits of the semi-final ...

    Article : 681 words
  28. ROUGH FOOTBALL.

    There was some sensation amongst the members of teh Victorian Football League and the football publice when it was stated in "The Argus" on September 27 that the ...

    Article : 927 words
  29. OTHER CONTRIBUTIONS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 38 words
  30. LORD MAYOR'S APPEAL.

    Sir,—The days appointed for the annual collections on behalf of the medical charities being now at hand, I take the opportunity of addressing a few words to your readers ...

    Article : 350 words
  31. SPEECH BY SIR J. WARD.

    WELLINGTON, Friday.—Speaking at the Trafalgar Day banquet to-day, Sir Joseph Ward said he thought he would be right in saving that in all portions of the ...

    Article : 163 words
  32. FERRER'S EXECUTION.

    A demonstration of protest against the execution of the Spanish anarchist Francisco Ferrer, was hald by the British Independent Labour Purtky at the ...

    Article : 92 words
  33. MONEY FOR AVIATORS.

    Mr. Farman, the noted aviator, who established a British record for distance on Wednesday by flying 47½ miles at the Blackpool carnival, has been awarded the first prize ...

    Article : 65 words
  34. SOLAR OBSERVATORY.

    At the January meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Scicnce, in Brisbane, the Australian solar physics committee was formed "to promote ...

    Article : 460 words
  35. WOMEN AS EMIGRANTS.

    The National Union of Women Woikers, sitting in conference at Portsmouth, yesterday agreed to a motion favouring the systematic emigration of women to the ...

    Article : 78 words
  36. BURSTING DAM.

    Owing to the bursting of a dam at Lake Derkos, near Constantinople 25 workmen were overtaken by the resh of water and drowned. ...

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  37. OODNADATTA LINE.

    Arrangements have been made by the visit of federal members to Oodnadatta, which is to take place next week. The patty will leave Melbourne by the Adelaide ...

    Article : 196 words
  38. SERVIA.

    The Servian Coalition Cabinet, headed by M. Novakoviteh, which was formed in February with cousiderable difficulty, has found itself unable to catry on the ...

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  39. FLYING MACHINE MODELS. A BI-PLANE'S FLIGHT.

    An exhibition of working models of flying machines wad held under the auspices of the Aerial League in the Athenæum-hall yesterday. The number of entries received ...

    Article : 264 words
  40. THE MEAT TRADE.

    During October. 1908, 10.393 lambs were exported. These figures will be largely excoeded this year, for up to October 19 13,140 lambs had been killed for ...

    Article : 196 words
  41. PURITY OF WINES.

    The International Food Congress, which is sitting in Paris, yesterday diseussed the use of foreign substances in wine. The French wine trade proposed a notion ...

    Article : 97 words
  42. COOLGARDIE TRAGEDY.

    COOLGARDIE, Friday.—The search for the murderer of the Italian, Giovanni Farsatti, advaneed a further stage last night, when a countryman of the deceased named ...

    Article : 135 words
  43. WILLS AND ESTATES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 238 words
  44. SHIPBUILDING.

    An indication of the activity which pervails in the shipbuilding tiade in Germany is to be found in the fact that the Vuican Shipbuilding Company, which has extensive ...

    Article : 53 words
  45. SELLING PRICE OF COAL.

    SYDNEY,Friday.—The Newcastle colfiery proprictors held a meeting to-day, at which the selling price of coal for the next 12 months was considered. Two years ago ...

    Article : 125 words
  46. BURNED TO DEATH.

    HOBART, Friday.—About five minutes to 1 o'clock this morning Constable Wilson noticed smoke issuing from a house at No. 283 Murray-street. Forcing the outer door ...

    Article : 110 words
  47. TO-DAY'S PROPERTY SALES.

    Mr. A.E. Young.—At Mr. Alexander-road. Ascotvale—Allotments and residential properly. Mrssrs. G.D.Langridge and Son (in conjunction with messrs. T.R.B. Mortion and Coghill).—At ...

    Article : 196 words
  48. Advertising

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  49. MAN-LIFTING KITE.

    SYDNEY, Friday.—Four flights were made by a man-lifting kite in Prince Alfred Park to-day. The longest was about 10 minutes, and the kite rose to a height of ...

    Article : 125 words
  50. BUSH NURSES' FUND.

    A meeting of ladies, convened by the mayoress of Coburt (Mrs. M. Aikman), was held in the Coburg Public-hall on Friday afternoon to take steeps to support Madame ...

    Article : 149 words
  51. HEAD BUMPED ON GROUND.

    WARRNAMBOOL. Friday.—The police to-day arrested an Indian hawker named Dava Singh, on a charge of assaulting Councillor Parkinson, near Mailer's Flat, on ...

    Article : 102 words
  52. TWENTY-FIVE CHILDREN.

    An application has been received from a Victonan veteran for an old-age pension. One of the facts mentioned incidentally in his application is that he is the father of 25 ...

    Article : 62 words
  53. BAY EXCURSIONS.

    The scason of bay trips is now commencing. Messrs. Huddart, Parket, and Co. announce the Excelsior will leave Queen's Wharf at half-past 2 this afternoon for Portarlington and Geelong. The ...

    Article : 61 words
  54. Advertising

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  55. CUP DAY HOLIDAY.

    The Footscray School Board of Advice have decided to grant a holiday to the school children in the district on Melbourne Cup Hoy (Tuesday, November 2). ...

    Article : 29 words
  56. Advertising

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