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  2. BRITISH POLITICS.

    The House of Commons yesterday further considered Mr. Hope's amendment to the Home Rule Bill, to provide for the suspension of the Irish Executive in time of ...

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  3. AMERICAN BLIZZARD.

    The winter is unusually severe in the United States. Terrific snowstorms have blocked railways in the Western States. It is the worst blizzard experienced for 20 ...

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  4. CABLES IN BRIEF.

    Swan Hunter and Wigram Richardson have arranged to amalgamate with Barclay, Curle, & Co., of Glasgow. The output of both shipbuilding companies is ...

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  5. OFFENCE AGAINST DECENCY.

    At the Police Court this morning (before Mr. C. J. Hollingdrake) John Tonkin, aged 63, was charged, on the information of Ethel Simpson, a girl of 17, that he did ...

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  6. HOPEFUL FOR PEACE.

    Reuter's Agency states that private conversations between Reshid Pasha (one of the Ottoman delegates to the Peace Conference) and M. Daneff (a member of the ...

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  7. NEW YEAR HONOURS

    The list of New Year Honours conferred by His Majesty the King includes the following:— Peers. ...

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  8. IMPORTED MEASLES.

    Although the wireless message which was received on Tuesday from the A.U.S.N. Company's my steamer Indarra stated that she would reach the ...

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  9. TASMANIAN EXHIBITION.

    Perfect weather prevailed in Launceston to-day for the opening of the Tasmanian Exhibition, promoted by the local branch of the A.N.A., with the support of ...

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  10. CASUALTIES.

    Those who had had the misfortune to be injured through the overturning of the Mount Pleasant coach at Chain of Ponds on Tuesday evening were brought to ...

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  11. LATE NEW ZEALANDER'S ESTATE.

    The estate of the late Mr. Joseph Gould, of New Zealand, has been valued for probate purposes at £112,333. ...

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  12. INDIAN SURPLUS.

    The Indian budget shows a large subplus of revenue over expenditure. ...

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  13. DEPUTATION INCENSED.

    A deputation of Welsh Radical members waited upon the Home Secretary (Mr. McKenna), and protested against the concessions which the Government had made ...

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  14. LIFEBOATS OVERTURNED.

    The tug Margaret struck a submerged wreck on the New Jersey coast. The captain at once put his engines full speed ahead, and made straight for the shore to ...

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  15. MANCHURIAN TRAIN ROBBERY.

    The Chunchuses held upwind plundered a train on the Manchurian Railway. Four Chinese were wounded, and one of them fatally. ...

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  16. THE OPIUM TRAFFIC.

    The leading hunks have averted a cristi by not calling upon the merchants to provide a further margin to cover the depreciation in respect to the hypothecated ...

    Article : 37 words
  17. FARMER'S SAD END.

    GAWLER, January 1.—A sad case of hanging occurred at Reeves's Plains on Friday. Mr. John Thomas Helps, a middle-aged man, and a farmer in comfortable ...

    Article : 186 words
  18. LABOUR LOYALTY.

    The agenda for the Labour Party Conference which will meet on January 29, contains recommendations to ensure loyalty on the part of Labour members by ...

    Article : 41 words
  19. COMMERCE AND FINANCE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 359 words
  20. TURKEY'S SUGGESTION RESENTED.

    The delegates of the Balkan States resent strongly Turkey's suggestion to refer most of the Questions to the Powers. They point out that the armistice was concluded to ...

    Article : 43 words
  21. RELIC OF AERIAL DISASTER.

    A petrol reservoir which has been washed ashore at Ostend has been identified as belonging to the aeroplane of the late Mr. Cecil Grace. Mr. Grace lost ...

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  22. AMNESTY IN TURKEY.

    An trade which has been issued grants amnesty to 85 persons who participated in the massacres at Adana and Antioch in 1909. ...

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  23. AUSTRIA'S PREPARATIONS.

    Reuter's correspondent says that the reports regarding the military preparations in Austria in connection with the Adriatic question have been much exaggerated. The ...

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  24. MR. BRUCE ISMAY.

    Mr. Bruce Ismay, Chairman and Managing Director of the White Star line, has decided to retire from the Presidency of the International Mercantile Marine ...

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  25. ADRIANOPLE'S FATE.

    Bulgarian reports assert that the civil population at Adrianople are attempting to compel the military authorities to surrender. Threats have been made to shoot ...

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  26. TIBET.

    M. Buriat Darjieff Las arrived at Urga, Northern Mongolia, on a mission from Lhassa. He announces Tibet's declaration of independence and the accession of the ...

    Article : 85 words
  27. BEER IN A DRAIN.

    MELROSE, December 30.—Late last night Mr. H. Schilling, who for many years has been in the employ of Messrs. Jacka Brothers, had a remarkable escape ...

    Article : 233 words
  28. CAPT. DJAMPOULAT'S ESCAPE.

    An enquiry has been conducted into the circumstances of the escape of Capt. Djampoulat, a Young Turk, condemned to death for having killed a policeman who was ...

    Article : 81 words
  29. ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL

    In his report to the Chapter of St. Paul's Cathedral, Sir Francis Fox, the well-known consulting engineer, states that immediate remedial measures are ...

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  30. ALLEGED ASSAULT ON A GIRL.

    PORT BROUGHTON, December 31.—At the Magistrates' Court yesterday (before Messrs. Allchurch and Pattingale), Edward Hall was charged on the ...

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  31. ATROCITIES BY BULGARIN IRREGULARS.

    An Austrian lady, living at Kavalla, states that when the Bulgnrian irregulars took the town, they butchered in a most inhuman manner 115 Moslems, and also ...

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  32. LORD HARDINGE.

    A large number of Hindus assembled and adopted a motion of sympathy with the Viceroy of India (Lord Hardinge) in connection with the recent attack upon his ...

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  33. ALLEGED FRAUD.

    It is officially stated that Francis Richard Shackleton is accused of fraud to the extent of £1,000, and not £100,000. A warrant for his arrest was issued on the allocation that be had defrauded a ...

    Article : 69 words
  34. WEEK-END CABLE MESSAGES.

    The new scheme of week-end cablegrams at reduced rates, which was arranged by the British Post Office, the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company, and the Pacific ...

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  35. THE PEA RIFLE.

    Two lads, Aleck and Clem Wilson, were rabbit shooting yesterday. The latter used a pea rifle. Something went wrong with the mechanism, and Clem placed the stock ...

    Article : 75 words
  36. DISQUIETING SITUATION.

    The Reichsnost directs attention to the disquieting situation at Constantinople, due to fears that the Kurdish troops now there, or on their way, may refuse to ...

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  37. THANKSGIVING FOR RECOVERY.

    THANKSGIVING FOR RECOVERY. DELHI, January 1. Her Highness the Begum of Bhopal (Nawab Sultan Sir Jehan begun, G.C.S.I.) ...

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  38. THE AUSTRALIAN RECIPIENTS.

    Dr. David Hardy, who has been created a Knight Bachelor, is a well-known medical practitioner at Brisbane, and a member of the senate of the Queensland ...

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  39. STAFFORD HOUSE.

    In reply to a question iu the House of Commons, the Prime Minister (Mr. Asquith) stated that Sir William Lever, Bart., had offered Stafford House to the ...

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  40. ROUMANIA'S CLAIM.

    The Neue Freie Presse says that Roumania claims the cession of about 1,150 square miles of Bulgarian territory, and the protection of the national rights of Kutzoylachs. ...

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  41. THE SUFFRAGETTES.

    Representative suffragettes deny that any signal has ever been given for outrages. They state that Mrs. Pankhurst has made it a point of emphasizing the ...

    Article : 45 words
  42. AIRSHIP BASE.

    The first base for airships in connection with the British Navy has been inaugurated on the Isle of Grain, Kent, between the estuaries of the Thames and Medway ...

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  43. BLOCK OF BUILDINGS DESTROYED.

    MELBOURNE, January 1.—A fire broke out at 8 o'clock this evening in a large two-story coffee palace, occupied and owned by Mr. C. Harrison, in McCartin ...

    Article : 85 words
  44. JUJU RITES.

    Advices from southern Nigeria report that the British Commissioner has stamped out the recrudescence of the Juju rites, which have been practised for a ...

    Article : 108 words
  45. MR. ROCKEFELLER.

    Mr. John D. Rockefeller, the [?] is said to be eluding the service of subpenas citing him to appear before the committee which is ...

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  46. TAXI-CAB DRIVERS.

    Five thousand taxi-cab drivers intend to strike to-day against the increase in the price of petrol. About 4,000 taxicab drivers who are ...

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  47. LABOURER FOUND DEAD. FIRE IN A PICTURE PALACE.

    SYDNEY, January 1.—Late last night James Tedree, aged 37, a labourer, was found dead in the roadway in Kiplin street, Balmain. His skull had apparently SYDNEY, January 1.—After the performance last night in the J. D. Williams's Crystal Palace Picture Theatre, in George street, a fire broke out in the film ...

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  48. BRITAIN'S WEALTH.

    The Hoard of Trade returns for the United Kingdom of the last quarter of 1912 show that the revenue for that period amounted to £41,773,045. Customs ...

    Article : 90 words
  49. NICKEL COINAGE.

    The Federal Government has not yet decided to adopt the nickel coinage. Samples have been obtained from various countries, and they have been in the ...

    Article : 69 words
  50. EXILED CASTRO.

    The United States Immigration Department has decided to detain ex-President Gen. Castro, of Venezuela, on board the steamer La Houraine, pending a decision ...

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  51. GERMANY'S LATE MINISTER.

    The Cologne Gazette publishes a bitter attack upon the late Herr yon Kiderlen Wachter, the German Foreign Minister. The article accuses the late Minister of ...

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  52. CHILDREN'S WELFARE.

    At the Olympia to-day a Children's Welfare Exhibition was opened by Mrs. Winston Churchill, wife of the First Lord of the Admiralty. ...

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  53. DOCTORS AND INSURANCE.

    On the last day for forming panels under the National Insurance Act many doctors notified their willingness to serve. Representatives of the British Medical ...

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  54. A FORTUNATE ESCAPE.

    MULOOWURTIE, December 29.—Mr. L. Davie had delivered a load of wheat to a local buyer on Friday, and was talking to the agent, when his team bolted. He ...

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  55. THE BOXER INDEMNITY.

    As the Powers have not replied to tho request for an extension of time to China, who is unable to pay the Boxer indemnity due to-day, Russia threatens a foreclosure ...

    Article : 50 words
  56. THE NARRUNG.

    Mr. J. P. Farrell (Unionist member for North Longford) gave notice in the Home of Commons to-day that he will ask the President of the Board of Trade whether the ...

    Article : 127 words
  57. PUZZLED.

    The executive council of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers summoned delegates to rescind what it considered unconstitutional alterations in the society's ...

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  58. PANAMA CANAL.

    A committee of tin Ministry of Marino, which has been entrusted to study the effect of the Panama Canal on French interests, advocates extensive works, with ...

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  59. DEPARTURE OF H.M.S. DRAKE

    This morning H.M.S. Drake bade a final farewell to Sydney. The vessel will convey Admiral Sir George King-Hall to Hobart, where his flag will be transferred ...

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  60. LOVED THE SAME GIRL

    A party of three youths committed suicide in a cafe in this city. They swallowed prussic acid. There was nothing at first to indicate their motive, but evidence ...

    Article : 64 words
  61. LABOUR RIOTS.

    Serious riots have marked the strike of garment workers. 80,000 of whom have gone out on strike for higher pay. The police had to intervene, and many of ...

    Article : 64 words
  62. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN REVENUE RETURN.

    The compete financial returns for the first half of the financial year show a revenue of £1,868,708, an increase of £101,000 compared with the corresponding ...

    Article : 85 words
  63. CABMEN'S STRIKE.

    The cabmen's strike continues, and they have the support of the carters, who have also decided to boycott the Melbourne steamer on arrival, until the trouble with ...

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  64. POTATO FAMINE IN SOUTH AFRICA.

    There seems to have been even a worse potato famine in South Africa than in Australia, according to ta report received from the Commonwealth Commercial Agent in ...

    Article : 93 words
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