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  2. PEOPLING THE LAND.

    From Wednesday of last week, when the Mamari came in until the week-end, there was a break in the stream of incoming settlers and farm labourers, and by the ...

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  3. ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—The example set by the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science in voting £1,000, onethird of its funds, towards the expreses of ...

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  4. SNOWSTORMS IN SPAIN. TRAINS BURIED.

    Violent storms, accompanied by heavy fails of snow, have occured in the north of Spain. On Sunday afternoon a message was received in Madrid stating that a ...

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  5. THE MIDDLE EAST.

    In reply to Turkish complaints that Germany, by making an agreement with Russin in regard to Persia is virtully aban doning that country to Russian designs, the ...

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  6. THE CORONATION. THREATENED MARINE STRIKE.

    Statements have been current lately as to the possibility of an international strike of sailors and firemen during the period of the Coronation festivities. Shipowners, ...

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  7. THE TEST MATCH. South Africa Pleased.

    The victory of the South African cricketers over the Australian Eleven in the third test match at Adelaide has caused elation amongst the many ...

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  8. PERSONAL.

    The announcement was made some weeks ago that the King and Queen hoped to pay a visit to India towards the end of 1911, and that His Majesty would probably be ...

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  9. ALL NIGHT TRAMS. PUBLIC DEMAND.

    During the past few days correspondence has appeared in "The Argus" upon the subject of all-night trams. It has been pointed out that the conditions of modern urban ...

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  10. DANISH DEFENCES.

    The "Rerlingskc Tidende" has elicited from the Danish Minister for Foreign Affairs a statement that no foreign pressure Whatever has been brought to bear on the ...

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  11. MR. VERRAN CANNOT GO.

    ADELAIDE, Monday.—The Premier (Mr. Verran) has decided that he cannot, on account of public and private business, go to London to represent South Australia ...

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  12. STORM SUBSIDES.

    The violent snowstorm which had been raging over the peninsula has abated. Its chief characteristics were its suddenness and the violent barometrical oscillation that ...

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  13. NEW DREADNOUGHTS.

    The ked plates of two huge bittleships, the King George V. and the Genturion, will be laid to-day. The vessels will have a displacement of ...

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  14. TURMOIL IN LISBON.

    The labour organisations in the city which struck for better conditions have exhibited a total disregard for the public welfare in their efforts to gain their ends. yesterday ...

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  15. LABOUR CONFERENCE.

    "The Times.", this morning has a leading article on the subject of the conference of Labour leaders of the empire, which will be held during the visit of the oversea ...

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  16. INSEPARABLE TWINS.

    The case of the Bohemian sisters, Josefa and Rosa Blazek, who are insparably joined together, after the manner of the Siamese twins, is again attracting attention. ...

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  17. THE AFRICAN TEAM.

    The South African cricketers left for Tasmania yesterday by the Loongana, and they will commence a match against Tasmania at Launceston at noon to-day. Play will ...

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  18. GAOL-BREAKERS CAPTURED.

    SYDNEY, Monday.— James Mace, alias Cyril Pegg, and Joseph Denmoad, who made a daring escape from Darlinghurst Gaol during the lunchcon hour on ...

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  19. RETURNED EMIGRANTS.

    A curious difficulty arose in connection with the return of 650 Russioan emigrants to their native land. The emigrants, who had returned from ...

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  20. ARGENTINE DROUGHT.

    Owing to the prolonged drought in Argentine, it is expected that the maize crop will be a failure. In consequence, 3,800 labourers have embarked for Europe since ...

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  21. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The British Government is arranging for the construction of a railway to connect the tinfield at Banchian Northern Nigeria, with the trunk line built during the last few ...

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  22. DRUCE CASE.

    The "Weekly Despatch." states that Mary Ann Rohinson, who in April, 1908, was sentenced to four years imprisonment for perjury arising out of the Druce case, has ...

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  23. AERONAUTICS.

    M. Henry Farman, one of the pioneers of aviation, who has given his name to a useful type of aeroplane, has been discussing the proposals which have been made to ...

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  24. HUNGARIAN LOAN.

    The Hungarian loan of £20,833,000, which was announced six months ago, has been subscribed many times over. Details of the colossal over-subscription show that of the ...

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  25. LUCKY GAMBLER.

    The extraodinary run of luck which an English army captain named Nine has had at Monte Carlo, is reported in the "Standard." Capltain Nine, who his spent a ...

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  26. WIRELESS COMPANIES.

    The interests of the various German wireless telegraphy companiea have been merged into a new German company. The directorate of the new combination includes ...

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  27. SWIMMING SURPRISES.

    SYDNEY, Monday.— The Australasian swimming championships were continued at the Municipal Rates at the Domain tonight in the presence of 6,000 spectors. ...

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  28. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—As one who has had a good many years experience of working during the night time, 1, in common with a great many others, would gladly welcome a ...

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  29. JEWEL ROBRERY.

    In August last Mrs. Bacon, sister-in-law of Sir Gilbert Parker, Unionist member for Gravesend, was robbed of jewels worth £9,000, while staying at an hotel at St. ...

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  30. BATMAN BY-ELECTION. OPENING LIBERAL CAMPAIGN.

    When the time came for the commencement of Mr. F. O'Neill's preliminary meeting of friends and supporters at the Fitzroy Town-hall last night it was found that ...

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  31. STORMS AT SEA. STEAMER HEAVES-TO.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—The currie liner Hymettus entered Sydney Heads at 6 o'clock this morning. The vessel left Melbourne on Wednesday night last, and passed ...

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  32. FINE GAINSBOROUGH.

    Professor Heinmann has discovered in the dueal palace at Ludwi[?]ust a fine portrait of Queen Charl[?]tte, dated 1765. The picture is pronounced by experts to be the ...

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  33. COMMERCIAL TELEGRAMS

    Wheat and Flour Afloat. The quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is estimated at 2,235,000 quarters, against 2,193,000 quarters a week ago and ...

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  34. VISIT OF H.M.S. POWERFUL.

    H.M.S. Powerful paid a short visit to Melbourne on Sunday for the purpose of embarking their Excellencies the Governor-General and Lady Dudley for Hobert. The ...

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  35. WRECK OF THE TIME.

    ADELAIDE, Monday.— Arrangements are being made for an investigation of the circumstances of the wreek of the steamer Time, of the Howard Smith line, which ...

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  36. FOOD SUPPLIES.

    Several hundred tons of froven meat from Argentina are in transit for Italy. The "Shipping Gazette" states that there are indications that the Continental peoples are ...

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  37. MARIES' GIFT TO QUEEN MARY.

    The hen secretary (Mr. Jeseph Saddler) are honwledges with thanks cou[?]ons from the following in the fund being raised by the Maries of the [?]sh Empire for a gift to Queen Mary ...

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  38. RAILWAY COLLISION.

    A railway disaster has occurred at Vire, in the Department of Clavados. A passenger train collided with a ballast train. Two drivers and a stoker were killed, and ...

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  39. BOATMAN IN PERIL.

    FOSTER, Monday.—On Friday night William Taylor was engaged to take provisions to the tence contractors at National-park. His boat was swamped, and the motor ...

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  40. MR. BRENNAN'S MEETING.

    Owing to the Fitzroy Town-hall being engaged for Tuesday and Wednesday nights, Mr. Frank Brennan will be unable to deliver his address until Thursday. ...

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