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  2. POSTAL COMMISSION.

    The Postal Commission today examined Mr. William B. Crosbie, the chief clerks of the General Post Office. He considered it would be a decided advantage if expert ...

    Article : 408 words
  3. THE DAVIS CUP.

    The preliminary tie for the Davis International Lawn Tennis Cup was concluded in America on Saturday afternoon, when the United States representatives defeated the ...

    Article : 364 words
  4. EFFECT OF LABOUR TROUBLES.

    Sir Christopher Furness (the Liberal member for West Hartlepool and the head of the shipbuilding firm of Furness, Withy, and Co. and the Furness line of steamers) ...

    Article : 172 words
  5. CONCERNING PEOPLE.

    The viceregal party did not experience the most pleasant or weather during their stay in Strathalbyn. Sir George, however made the made of his "rest." On Friday ...

    Article : 545 words
  6. ARBITRATION CONFERENCE.

    The Congress of the Inter-Parliamentary Union for the promotion of international arbitration, which ia now meeting in Berlin, at its sitting on Saturday passed a ...

    Article : 261 words
  7. UNITED STATES POLITICIANS.

    Mr. W. R. Hearst, the newspaper proprietor of New York, has cast a bombshell into the Republican and Democratic camps which has caused a great sensation in ...

    Article : 212 words
  8. GENERAL RAIN.

    Mr. G. F. Dodwell, when seen on Monday, said:—This morning's rain report shows that light to heavy rains have fallen over the whole State since Saturday. ...

    Article : 141 words
  9. THE AUSTRALIAN NAVY.

    For months the Prime Minister (Mr. Deakin) has been waiting for a reply from the British Admiralty to the naval proposals made by him at the aid of last year. ...

    Article : 726 words
  10. DRAIN, OR DROWN!

    "We must drain to live." No matter how hurried your visit, you are made to feel that there has been a great awakening throughout the southeast. The rural ...

    Article : 1,362 words
  11. SNOW.

    YARCOWIE, September 19.—Snow began to fall on Saturday and continued till midday on Sunday. The snowclad hills present a fine appearance. ...

    Article : 24 words
  12. PRIVATE ADVICES.

    Elder, Smith, & Co., limited, report having received the following telegrams in reference to rain in the country:—From Mr. John Melrose, Ulooloo, at Hallett. ...

    Article : 108 words
  13. MJR.-GEN. LUARD'S SUICIDE.

    At the inquest on the body of Mir.-Gen. C. E. Luard, evidence was given by Col. Warde, M.P., who was the host of deceased at Barham Court, Maidstone, which ...

    Article : 161 words
  14. ELECTION FOR PRESIDENT.

    Mr. W. J. Bryan, the Democratic candidate for the election for President, has opened his campaign in New York. Speaking on. Saturday night, he assailed President ...

    Article : 45 words
  15. FORTY-EIGHT HOURS' RAINFALL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 804 words
  16. BRITISH AND GERMAN WORKERS.

    In connection with the Congress of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, which is now being held in Berlin, Messrs. P. Maddison (Radical member for Burnley) D.J. ...

    Article : 192 words
  17. SEDITIOUS TILAK.

    Last week it was stated that Bal Gangadhur Tilak, who had been sentenced to six years' transportation for having been guilty of publishing sedition articles, had sailed ...

    Article : 64 words
  18. "A PROHIBITED IMMIGRANT."

    The argument was concluded today before the High Court in the appeal by Commonwealth Government against the decision of Mr. Creswell, P.M., at the City. ...

    Article : 268 words
  19. PALACE OF THE CAPULETS.

    The Palace of the Capulets, at Verona, has been completely destroyed by fire. The Capulets were the family to which belonged the heroine of Shakspeare's play "Romeo ...

    Article : 292 words
  20. SUCCESS FOR WILDING.

    Anthony F. Wilding, of New Zealand, won the final of the South of England lawn tennis championship on Saturday afternoon. ...

    Article : 27 words
  21. BOMB OUTRAGE.

    In July a dastardly attempt was made to marder some English dockers at Malmoe, a Swedish port. Eighty of them had been engaged to replace a number of strikers, and ...

    Article : 125 words
  22. CHANNEL SWIM.

    J. Wolffe, the English swimmer, who has made repeated attempts to swim the English Channel, has had a most disappointing experience, as he failed when success was ...

    Article : 84 words
  23. THE ADELAIDE CATTLE MARKET.

    The large supplies for the local sales are being well maintained, and 1,100 head were offered on Monday, but the quality was rather moderate. Best sorts met with ...

    Article : 269 words
  24. PERSIA.

    An identical British and Russian Note was presented to the Shah of Persia recently dealing with the recent revolution in his country. It emphasized the danger ...

    Article : 151 words
  25. AUSTRALIAN RUGBY TEAM.

    The Australian Rugby Union team was entertained at dinner by the Mayor of Plymouth (Sir Charles Radford) on its arrival at that port. Dr. H. M. Moran ...

    Article : 85 words
  26. PARIS TELEPHONE EXCHANGE.

    A disastrous fire took place in Paris on Sunday, which completely gutted the Central Paris Telephone Exchange. It is estimated that the damage will amount to ...

    Article : 52 words
  27. FEDERAL CAPITAL SITE.

    The Minister for Customs states that the Premier of New South Wales is taking up a curious attitude regarding the Federal capital site, the question of which is to ...

    Article : 210 words
  28. MARIE NARELLE DIVORCE SUIT.

    In the suit for divorce in which the petitioner is Catherine Mary Callaghan, professionally known as Marie Narelle, the grounds of petition being drunkenness and ...

    Article : 306 words
  29. COTTON SPINNERS' TROUBLES.

    About 50,000 persons engaged in the cotton spinning trade in Lancashire are now out on strike because the operatives connected with the carding machines refuse to ...

    Article : 75 words
  30. MARK TWAIN'S SILVER PLATE.

    Two burglars were on Saturday night caught in the act of carrying off silver plate which they bad stolen from the residence of Mark Twain (Mr. S. L. Clemens) ...

    Article : 73 words
  31. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    M. Henri De Posell, of 473 Collins street, has been regazetted Bolivian Consul in Melbourne. ...

    Article : 24 words
  32. MOROCCO AND THE POWERS

    In accordance with the terms of the Algeciras Convention. France has withdrawn 3,000 soldiers from the garrison at Casa Blanca, Morocco, and intends to take away ...

    Article : 87 words
  33. A THIEF'S DEVICE.

    If thieves only exercised their ingenuity in legitimate pursuits they might accomplish wonders. Who would dream of bringing up a faithful dog in ways of ...

    Article : 266 words
  34. THE MEDICAL CONGRESS.

    Nearly 20 years has elapsed since the Medical Congress last met in Melbourne, in the interval sessions have been held every three years in the various States of ...

    Article : 156 words
  35. THE WRIGHT AEROPLANE.

    Mr. Orville Wright, who was injured last-week near Fort Meyer when his aeroplane collapsed and fell from a height of 75 ft. to the ground, has sufficiently ...

    Article : 86 words
  36. AUSTRALIAN CRIMINAL

    Henry Edwards, a tailor, who has undergone a period of penal servitude in Australia, has been sentenced to 12 months' imprisonment at the Middlesex sessions for ...

    Article : 56 words
  37. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY.

    The Minister for Works has received at telegram from Mr. Anketell (officer in charge of the Transcontinental Railway survey party) stating that the Surrey was ...

    Article : 81 words
  38. DEFAULTING DANISH MINISTER.

    The Magistrate before whom Alberti, the Danish ex-Minister of Justice, was examined in connection with the charges of frand laid against the latter, ...

    Article : 70 words
  39. SOUTH AUSTRALIA IN 1858.

    The ship Frenchman. 1,156 tons, 112 days from Liverpool, with 413 immigrants, arrived at Port Adelaide on Monday.—Capt. Simpson started from Port Adelaide for Echunga ...

    Article : 214 words
  40. INDUSTRIAL COURT CASE.

    "I will impose a very small fine, because the men are not in a good position. At the same time, you men must be careful not to eo undercutting your fellows and ...

    Article : 131 words
  41. Advertising

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    Advertising : 255 words
  42. INFLUENZA IN HORSES.

    The epidemic of influenza among horses, favoured by the unseasonable weather now prevailing, is spreading in the metropolitan area, and fears are entertained that unless ...

    Article : 89 words
  43. A WOMAN'S DEATH.

    The Coroner today concluded an enquiry into the death of Miss Jean Hewitt, aged 30 years, who was found with her skull fractured on the floor of her residence ...

    Article : 107 words
  44. TODAY'S DIARY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 121 words
  45. Advertising

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    Advertising : 256 words
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