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  2. A BOISTEROUS NIGHT. RAIN AND WIND STORM.

    Hard on the heels of a violent wind-burst, which flattened many small building in and about Melbourne destroyed a portion of the Crystal Palace skating rink at Richmond, ...

    Article : 681 words
  3. SECOND EDITION.

    The search for the missing Lund liner Waratah by the steamer Wakefield has so far proved without result. News has just been received that the ...

    Article : 138 words
  4. PERSONAL.

    Sir Thomas Gibson Carmichael, State Governor, has been the guest of Mr.W.T. Manifold, at Purrumbete, Cumperdown, during the past few days.His Camperdown, ...

    Article : 343 words
  5. PROGRESS OF FLIGHT. DAILY MAIL £10,000 PRIZE. LONDON, April 25.

    The future of Mr. Graham White's first attempt to win the prize of £10,000 offered by the "Daily Mail" for a flight from London to Manchester has brought forward ...

    Article : 156 words
  6. DEALINGS IN GOLD.

    The feature of the action Petch v. Bear, the hearing of which was continued before Mr.Justice Hodges in the First Civil Court yesterday was the cross examination by ...

    Article : 2,038 words
  7. EIGHT HOURS PAGEANT.

    Eight Hours Day has long since become the day of the people.Yesterday was no exception to the rule. Indeed, there was something more than enthusiasm in the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  8. MEETING AT NICE.

    M. Hubert Latham, the daring monoplanist, made a record oversea flight yesterday at Nice, where an aviation meeting is being held. He flew out to sea and back, ...

    Article : 249 words
  9. CHINESE OUTBREAK.

    The Chinese city of Changsha, recently the scene of serious anti-foreign riots, is now quiet, but the situation is precarious, and the Chinese in the vicinity of the city are ...

    Article : 247 words
  10. DEATH OF MR. E. W. O'SULLIVAN.

    SYDNEY,Monday.—Mr.E.W O'Sullivan M.L.A died early this morning at St. Vincent's Private Hospital from blood-poisoning.Some time ago Mr. O'sullivan ...

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  11. MUCH MEEDED FAIL.

    MOUNT GAMBIER, Monday.—Rain set in to-day. A little longer delay would have ruined many farmers, as stock were dying. ...

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  12. BRITISH POLITICS.

    "The Times" this morning publishes a let1er from Mr.H.Rider Baggard, the novelist protesting again party machines controlling great numbers of constituencies ...

    Article : 239 words
  13. CAMP TRAINING.

    LANGWARRIN,Monday.—Three days under canvas have made the senior cadets at Langwarrin feel like [?]old campaigners. They do not now trouble to scrape the layer ...

    Article : 737 words
  14. HALLEYS COMET. AS SEEN AT MALTA.

    Halley's comet is now clearly visible to the naked eye to Malta. Its tail slopes upward at an angle of 40deg., and its apparent lenght is twice the diameter of the moon. ...

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  15. DISAPPOINTED CLERIC.

    GEELONG, Monday.—Preaching in St. Mary's Church yesterday, the Ven. Archpriest M'Kenna said that the papers were making a lot of fuss about Halley's comet. ...

    Article : 98 words
  16. GERMAN AFFAIRS. DEFICIT FOR 1909-10.

    The realised deficit of the German Empire for the year 1909-10 amounts to £8,000,000, instead of £12,000,000, the amount previously estimated. ...

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  17. LIFE OF BATTLE-SHIPS.

    Under the German Navy Act, as amended in 1908, the age at which every large ship must be replaced was reduced from 25 to 20 years. The Berlin correspondents of the ...

    Article : 59 words
  18. ELECTIONS IN FRANCE.

    The general election which is being held in France is passing off quietly on the whole The strength of parties is little altered. M. Briand, the socialist Minister of Justice, ...

    Article : 179 words
  19. "IMPERIAL PIONEERS."

    The "Imperial Pioneers" continue to meet with strong opposition in the London suburb in their so-called mission.They have set upon a preferential trade crusade, ...

    Article : 118 words
  20. SMALL-POX.

    Forty third-class passengers in quarantine at Portsea were booked for release yesterday.Dr.Burnett Ham,chairman of the Board of Public Health,returned to ...

    Article : 307 words
  21. COTTON FRAUDS.

    Mr. Nesbitt, of Knight, Yancey and Co., the American cotton brokers, who are alleged to have been in the habit of sending to Europe forged bills of lading in respect ...

    Article : 223 words
  22. RINK BUILDING DAMAGED.

    The Richmond Skating Rink, in Bridgeroad, was the scene of a remarkable accident, a portion of it being blown in by a gust of wind at five minutes at 10 o'clock. ...

    Article : 434 words
  23. RUSSIAN RELATIONS.

    M.Isvolsky the Russian Minister of foreign Affairs, is at Biarritz. It was understood that he was to have had a meeting with King Edward there on Sunday. ...

    Article : 73 words
  24. FROSTS IN AMERICA.

    Severe frosts have occurred throughout the Middle West of the United States. In ten of the northern and central States of this, region the early fruits have been ...

    Article : 39 words
  25. TYPHOID FROM MILK.

    A telegram was received by Dr.Burnett Ham,Chairman of the Board of Public Health,yesterday evening from the dairy supervisor at present at the quarantined ...

    Article : 96 words
  26. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Mr. Roosevelt, who is in Paris, visited the Sorboune on Saturday, and delivered an addressed to the students.His subject was "The Duties of Citizenship." Without ...

    Article : 441 words
  27. EGYPTIAN UNREST.

    For Wecks past several leading English newspapers have commented upon the existence of serious unrest in Egypt. In an article dealing with the subject ...

    Article : 205 words
  28. NINE GUNS SHORT.

    The Japanese cruiser Ikoma is at present on a visit to Cape town.when she arrrived she fired a salute of 21 guns, which was returned from the castle by a salute of only ...

    Article : 90 words
  29. MALAY RUBBER.

    The United Malaysian Rubber Company which has been formed with a capital of t2,000,000, in £ shares, is issuing 400,000 shares it par. The diretors and their ...

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  30. TRAINS DELAYED.

    On the Clifton Hill line the block instruments and telegraph were entirely cut off during the storm. The trouble was ascribed to lightning. Three fitters were ...

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  31. THE COAL TOWN. MOVING QUARTERS.

    POWLETT, Monday.—The business people intend holding a meeting to consider what course to adopt in shifting to the township. The general feeling is that all should ...

    Article : 95 words
  32. BOXING,

    A Ten-round boxing contest has taken place in New Orleans, United States, between Kenricks, the English buntamweight champion, and Patsey Brannigan, of ...

    Article : 38 words
  33. SONGS OF THE EMPIRE.

    A feature of the Festival of Empire in London will be a recital of representative specimens of vigorous poetry and songs of the newer States of the empire. The recital, ...

    Article : 82 words
  34. A WAGES DIFFICULTY.

    POWLETT, Monday.—Another dispute has risen between Mr. P. J. Daly and the men employed on his mine, the result being that the whole of one shift and several ...

    Article : 87 words
  35. HAWKESBURY'S CHAMPION.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—The remarks by Mr. Graham, the Victorian Minister for Agriculture, respecting the Hawkesbury College, were brought under the notice of Mr. ...

    Article : 186 words
  36. DISASTROUS FIRES. 2,000 PEOPLE HOMELESS.

    An extensive and very disastrous fire has taken place at Lake Churles, a small town in Louisiana, United States. Almost the entire town was burnt out, and 2,000 ...

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  37. ANTARCTIC RESEARCH. SIR E. SHACKLETON HONOURED.

    The Geographical Society of Pennsylvania, United States, has conferred its gold medal upon Sir Ernest Shackleton, the Antarctic explorer. ...

    Article : 35 words
  38. BURIED MINERS.

    HALGOORLIE, Monday.—This afternoon,at the Great Bouldar mina,two men Pete Graham and Henry Kielraine, were Woring at the 1,300ft. level, when a fall of ...

    Article : 101 words
  39. DESTRUCTION OF HAY.

    A fire at the Nikolai terminus, in St. Petersburg, has destroyed 100,000 poods (about 1,600 tons) of hay, as well as other merchandise. A pood is a Russian measure ...

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  40. AMERICAN EXPEDITION.

    The postponement of the American expedition to the Antarctic is due to lack of funds. The sum required, is £10,000, of which the National Geographic Society has ...

    Article : 33 words
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