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  2. PERSONAL NOTES FROM ENGLAND.

    The King's first levee, held at St. James's Palace on February 11, was brilliant and exceptionally well attended. The privilege of private entree was accorded to the ...

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  3. THE NEW HEBRIDES.

    A deputation headed by Mr. E. H. Rogers, President of the Sydney Chamber of Commerce, waited on Mr. Barton yesterday morning in connection with the protection ...

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  4. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    Mjr—Gen.-Hutton is engaged on t&e revi­sion of tbe scheme for the reorganization Df his military headquarters stiff, which.b" expected to be ready in two or three days- ...

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    Mr. H. A. Hay, who was mentioned in bur London cable messages on Thursday as having won. the long jump at Cambridge University sports, is au old boy of Brighten ...

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  6. VICTORIA.

    A young Danish journalist, Mr. H. P. Hansen, who for the last 18 months, has been in Australia, started on Friday evening on a bicycle trip from Melbourne to ...

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  7. CHINA.

    The foreign Ministers at Pekin are unable to agree regarding the date and method of withdrawing the allied troops from Tientsin and restoring the city to the ...

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  8. THE TRANSVAAL CAMPAIGN.

    The 3rd Regiment of Mounted Rifles, comprising the New South Wales fifth contingent, under the command of Col. C. W. Cos, went in pursuit of Commandant ...

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  9. THE BRITISH NAVY.

    Reac-Admiral Lord Charles Beresford, who has returned to England after holding the post of second naval commander on the Mediterranean, station, in a speech before ...

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  10. KING EDWARD.

    The first of their Majesties' evening drawing rooms, which was in reality a diplomatic and official court, was held by the and Queen in the throne room of St. ...

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  11. IRISH AFFAIRS.

    Mr. John Dillon, M.P., in a speech at Greenock last evening, commented sarcastically upon the Earl of Rosebery'a statement that the disloyalty of the Irish ...

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  12. A MUSCOVITE APOLOGY.

    The Russian commandant at the Manchurian port of Niuchwang has apologized to the commander, of the United States warship Vicksburg for the officious ...

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  13. LORD WOLSELEY.

    Field-Marshal Viscount Wolseley, late Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, will sail for South Africa to-morrow on private business;. ...

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  14. TATTERSALL'S SWEEPS.

    The Premier has sent another and strongly worded protest to Mr. Barton against the threatened infringement of state rights by certain provisions of the Post and ...

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  15. LOUIS BOTHA AVOIDS BATTLE.

    Mjr.-Gen. Bruce Hamnton, with a British column, has sought to engage Gen. Louls Botha's force of 800 burghers in the Vryheid district, south-eastern Transvaal ...

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  16. MR. CECIL RHODES.

    Advices from Cape Town state that Mr. Cecil Rhodes, who is suffering from angina pectoris, is weaker to-day, despite the fact that the weather, having become much ...

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  17. GERMANY.

    Reuter's agency mentions that it is stated at the Hague that the betrothal of Princess Alice Mary Victoria Augusta Pauline of Albany to Prince Frederick William, Crown ...

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  18. QUEENSLAND.

    Fifty-two Japanese arrived at Townsville by the Kasuga Maru. By the following steamer 50 others will be landed, completing the number for which permits were ...

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  19. INTERNATIONAL CHESS CONGRESS.

    The great international chess competition, which was opened at, Monte Carlo on February 1 under the patronage of distinguished amateurs of all contries, has ...

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  20. BOERS DRIVES INTO NATAL.

    Sixty "Free State" Boers have been driven through Kudu Pass, in che Drakensberg Ranges, into Natal. A mixed body of Imperial Yeomanry and mounted police are ...

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  21. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    It is probable that the Parliamentary cable chess match which has been arranged between teams representing the House of Commons and the Commonwealth ...

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  22. TASMANIA.

    The members of tie Shops and Factories Act Royal Commision, who arrived hero from Melbourne on Friday, inspected the Waverley woollen mills and factory ...

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  23. SOLDIERS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    On Sunday morning the second commonwealth, contingent turned out to a church parade, conducted by an old South African campaigner, the ...

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  24. LORD METHUEN AND DE LA REY.

    Pretoria advices state that Lord Methuen is at Klerksdorp. He was struck by a Martini-Henry bullet in the right thigh. The femur was severely fractured, and the ...

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  25. DANISH WEST INDIES.

    The Folkething (House of Commons) sitting at Copenhagen, by 87 votes in a House totalling 114 members, has approved of the side to the United States of the Danish ...

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  26. FIRES IN BRISBANE.

    A large fire broke out on Friday in a five-story brick building in Edward street, mainly occupied by Messrs. George Myers and Co. glass and earthenware merchants. ...

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  27. NEW ZEALAND.

    The top portion Messrs. Nelson, Moate, &Co.'s warehouse in Wellington was gutted by fire this morning. The stock, consisting principally of tea, was greatly ...

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  28. RUSSIAN PRODUCE.

    Consignments of butter, of excellent quality, from Russia are now, being sold in London, and the St. Petersburg authorities have decided to grant £7,000 per annum ...

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  29. QUEENSLAND AND THE TARIFF.

    Speaking at the annual banquet of the Federal Institute of Accountant), the State Treasurer, Mr, Cribb, considered that Mr. Barton had shown great want of ...

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  30. CONTINENTAL CRITICS IMPRESSED.

    Continental critics are increasingly impressed with the resolute optimism of Great Britain in regard to Ore ultimate results of the war, and they are also influenced by ...

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  31. BUBONIC PLAGUE.

    The boy Clarence Francis, whose sickness was first reported to be plague, died last evening. An autopsy to determine the precise cause of death, has not yet been ...

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  32. COMMERCE AND FINANCE.

    London Wool Sales.—There was spirited competition at the auctions to-day, and prices showed a hardening tendency. London, March 15, 7.20 a.m. ...

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  33. THE AUSTRALIANS.

    The following officers of mourned infantry are convalescent and have resumed duty:—Lieut. J. Binstead, of the third New South Wales contingent, and ...

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  34. THE JUDICIARY BILL.

    The Attorney-General has [?] the Judiciary Bill. It provides for the appointment of a Chief Justice and four puisne Judges, who are to be selected by ...

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  35. AUSTRALIAN PRESERVED MEAT.

    The Premier has received the following letter from the Secretary of State for the Colonies:—"I am commanded by their Lord ships the Commissioners of the Admiralty ...

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  36. JAPANESE SAILORS AT PORT PIRIE.

    The eight Japanese sailors who were sentenced to six weeks' imprisonment for having refused duty on the ship Fort George and whose term of imprisonment ...

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  37. MORE REINFORCEMENTS.

    War Office arrangments in progress indicate that the 21st (Empress of India's) Lancers and the 11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars ...

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  38. CONCERT IN CAMP.

    The contingent ore so busily engaged in daily routine that there is little time for recreation during the day, so that the complimentary concert tendered them by the ...

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  39. VISITING BROKEN HILL.

    A private telegram received from Sydney from the principal Under Secretary states that the Premier's party leaving Sydney to-morrow for Broken Hill will consist ...

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  40. A BURGLAR SHOT DEAD.

    The township of Leamonth, in the Balarat district, was thrown into a state of excitement this morning by a report that at about 2 a.m. a burglar was shot dead by ...

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  41. REMEMBERING THE "OLD BOYS."

    A tablet erected in the Church of England Grammar School to the memory of "old boys" of this school who served in south Africa was unveiled on Saturday ...

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  42. RETURNING FROM THE WAR.

    The Defence Department is advised by cable that the steamer Athecic left Cape Town on March 8 with 14 men for Sydney, 8 for Melbourne, 10 for Brisbane, 2 for ...

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  43. AN ATTEMPTED OUTRAGE.

    All attempted outrage on a young woman in a railway carriage has been reported to the police. Katie Young, aged 17, residing at North Ashfield, who was engaged in ...

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  44. FIRES IN BROKEN HILL.

    An unoccupied canvas ana iron four roomed house in Crystal street, the property of Mr. George E. West, was burned flown last night. No water was available ...

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  45. TRAGEDY AT KEW.

    A tragedy was enacted this morning at the residence of James Devaney, of Stephenson street, Kew. Devaney and his wife attended early mass at the Roman Catholic ...

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  46. FODDER FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    A cable message published in the press last Thursday stated that, in consequence af heavy stocks of hay and oats in South Africa, and the lower price at which ...

    Article : 130 words
  47. CHARGE OF WIFE MURDER.

    The hearing by the Chief Justice of the charge of wilful murder against Robert Billson Hawkins was concluded at Ararat on Saturday, and resulted in the failure of ...

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  48. PROPOSED FURTHER CONTINGENTS.

    The question whetter a further contingent should be seat to South Africa by the Commonwealth has been raised by the cabled announcement that Mr. Seddon. ...

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  49. AUSTRALASIAN MINING STOCKS.

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  50. THE KONIGIN LUISE AT FREMANTLE.

    The G.M.S. Konigin Luise arrived from Bremen at 5.30 p.m. yesterday, with the following saloon passengers:— For Fremantle.—Mr and Mrs. Avtoun. ...

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  51. CRICKET IN OTHER STATES.

    The semi-final round in association games for the cricket pennant began on Saturday. Of the three teams with a chane for the ...

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  52. THE CASE OF PERCY RAMAGE.

    ^'ilie (Jhief .Secretary will deal to-morrow vitli the case of the convict Percy Rwnage, ;s to whose sanity there has been a curious lifferenco of opiniorv. A week ago Ram-i?e was committed to Yarra Bend Asylum >n the certificate of two medical men an\ :\yn otters. The medScaU men hare nov declared that t-he nian is not of unsound nind, ami lie will, therefore, be sent hack jaol. Tais can only be done, on a war­rant of the Chief Secretory. ...

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  53. MIND WHERE YOU WAGER.

    A lad named Leslie Garlick, employed, by Mr. Tussup, gold broker, of Bendigo, reported to the police on Saturday that be lost a canvas bag containing 53 sovs., 1 ...

    Article : 81 words
  54. Advertising

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    Advertising : 263 words
  55. KILLED BY LIGHTNING.

    John James Brooker was milking on his father's farm at East Kangaloon, in the Robertson district, on Friday afternoon, and was killed by lighting. The cow was ...

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  56. NEWSPAPER LIBEL CASE.

    A case which has occupied the Supreme Court for the past fortnight, was concluded yesterday. Wesley Castles, the proprietor of the South Brisbane Sporting Club ...

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  57. THE BENDIGO HIGHWAY ROBBERY.

    The police at Bendigo have not yet succeeded in discovering the whereabouts of the man who committed the highway robbery on Friday. The house in the vicinity ...

    Article : 116 words
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