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  2. DARKEST LONDON.

    "What I like about him is he is not one of those straightlaced persons. He's the sort that one is always glad to meet." Thus spoke a traveller by the Melbourne express ...

    Article : 1,220 words
  3. TINMINING AT GREEN BUSHES.

    Tinmining has been carried on at Greenbushes for about 14 years with varying success. When the price of tin was low the rich alluvial deposits enabled a ...

    Article : 1,591 words
  4. SOUTH AUSTRALIA'S LOAN.

    As soon as he learned that his resignation had been accepted the Agent-General for South Australia (Hon. J. G. Jenkins) transferred all his duties to the chief clerk ...

    Article : 249 words
  5. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Mr. William Lewis, a pioneer of Kurri Kurri, has been missing since July 14. Mr. Lewis was a prominent resident and a member of several public bodies. For ...

    Article : 84 words
  6. SPLENDID RAINS.

    The monsoonal disturbance which has been a marked feature of the charts for the past two or three days has increased in energy over the centre of the continent. ...

    Article : 563 words
  7. BRITISH POLITICS.

    The House of Commons on Friday took into consideration the Old-age Pensions. Bill as returned from the House of Lords. The Speaker ruled that the amendment by ...

    Article : 197 words
  8. ASIATICS IN BRITISH COLONIES.

    In the House of Commons on Friday the Under Secretary of State for the Colonies (Col. Seely), in speaking on the motion for the adjournment of the House until October ...

    Article : 395 words
  9. RIOTS IN FRANCE.

    Owing to an allegation that the authorities had treated harshly some strikers who had left the sandpits at Draveil Vigneux, the workmen in the building and allied ...

    Article : 192 words
  10. RAIN IN QUEENSLAND.

    CHARLEVILLE, August l.—Charleville has registered 1.03 of rain. It is still raining. Bourke recorded 0.19, and Barringun 0.27; still raining. News of splendid ...

    Article : 39 words
  11. RAIN ON THE BARRIER.

    Saturday's rain put 3 ft. of water in the Thackaringa Dam, and 18 in. in the Broken Hill Dam. Rain began early in the morning, and continued, with slight ...

    Article : 104 words
  12. BROKEN HILL, August 2.

    A fire on Saturday morning destroyed a fiveroomed unoccupied house at South Broken Hill, owned by Air. J. H. Cockram. It was insured for £150. ...

    Article : 245 words
  13. HEAVY FALLS IN NEW SOUTH WALES.

    During the past week 11[?] in. of rain, has fallen in Sydney. Heavy rain continues along the coastline, and there has been good rain in the northern portion of the ...

    Article : 47 words
  14. TWENTY-FOUR HOURS' RAINFALL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 456 words
  15. OLYMPIAN CONTESTS.

    The United Kingdom won all four of the regatta events at Henley in connection with the international Olympian contests. In the final of the eight-oared race the ...

    Article : 41 words
  16. TURKISH REFORMS.

    Notwithstanding strenuous remonstrances by the press and many responsible citizens, a thousand ordinary criminals have been released at Constantinople in connection ...

    Article : 94 words
  17. BRITISH BEEF SUPPLY.

    Mr. William Weddel, who is interested in the colonial meat trade, has been appointed a member of the departmental committee which, will enquire how far and in ...

    Article : 101 words
  18. QUEENSLAND.

    Two customs officials are stated to have accosted a man in the city and requeste[?] him to open a parcel, which is reported to have contained 30 tins of opium and a ...

    Article : 41 words
  19. ENGLISH CRICKET.

    In the county match Gloucester v. Middlesex, which was begun at Britsol on Thursday, F. A. Tarrant the Victorian batsman made a score of 152. ...

    Article : 34 words
  20. S.A. MUSIC TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION.

    An extraordinary general meeting was held at the Lyric ,Club Rooms on Saturday evening. More than 60 teachers were present ...

    Article : 928 words
  21. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Mr. G. H. Rolleston, who has been appointed a Board of Trade Commissioner for New Zealand, will leave London by the Athenic. Be will have his headquarters ...

    Article : 41 words
  22. DINIZULU'S TRIAL.

    Dinizulu, the Zulu chief, who was committed for trial on a charge of treason, has vigorously protested against the prosecution on the ground that it poisoned ...

    Article : 150 words
  23. COLLIERY DISASTER.

    A terrible mining disaster is reported from Crow's Nest Coalfields, in the Rocky Mountains, British Columbia. An explosion entombed 23 miners, and there is little ...

    Article : 39 words
  24. BRITISH BY-ELECTION.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 97 words
  25. COMMERCE AND FINANCE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 825 words
  26. AN AUSTRALIAN TARGET.

    A company has been registered, with a capital of £25,000, under the style of Rose's Recording Target Company, to acquire the rights of an invention for facilitating ...

    Article : 305 words
  27. FEDERAL REVENUE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 141 words
  28. COUNTRY REPORTS.

    'ARNO BAY, August l.—Splendid rains will greatly benefit the crops. ELYTH, August 1.—After a week or more of very severe frosty weather, a ...

    Article : 357 words
  29. VICIOUS FOOTBALL.

    Few more disgraceful scenes have been witnessed at a football match than at the meeting of Fort Melbourne and Brighton at Brighton yesterday. Almost from the ...

    Article : 513 words
  30. PACIFIC FREIGHTS.

    The members of the Chicago Chamber of Commerce state that if the maritime efforts of the Japanese continue as at present the Oriental nation will soon ...

    Article : 73 words
  31. PRICE OF BUTTER.

    Butter is to be advanced another 22/ from to-morrow, which is the highest jump since the great drought. Superfine will be 180/ per cwt., and for a single, box retailers will ...

    Article : 91 words
  32. PACIFIC CABLE BOARD.

    Mr. J. Milward, the chief electrician of the Pacific Cable Board, and until recently the representative of the board in Australia, has been appointed its general ...

    Article : 63 words
  33. SURPLUS REVENUE ACT.

    The Federal Attorney-General (Rp. Groom) has received a writ issued by the New South Wales Government against the Commonwealth to test the ...

    Article : 163 words
  34. TASMANIAN HORROR.

    particulars concerning the tragedy at Hythe on Thursday show that Adolf Bock, one of the victims, lived in a little cottage situated on a hill, about 500 yards off the ...

    Article : 387 words
  35. SAILING SHIP PURCHASED.

    The Loch Ness, of the Loch line, has changed hands in Melbourne subject to inspection. The price paid was £3.000. The vessel, which arrived lately from Glasgow ...

    Article : 74 words
  36. BUSINESS HOUSES ADVICES.

    Messrs. G. & R. Wills & Co. received a message from Petersburg on Saturday that there was steady rain there . Messrs. James Bell & Co. received tho ...

    Article : 497 words
  37. A CHINAMAN'S STORY.

    Sam Lee, a Chinese proprietor of a piggery at Braybrook, was awakened by two men moving about in his room at 3 o'clock this morning. They rushed Lee, ...

    Article : 106 words
  38. THE TRAMWAYS TROUBLE.

    Mr. Johnson (the Chief Railway Commissioner) put in a busy day yesterday in fulfilling his promise made during the tramway strike to personally deal with cases in ...

    Article : 120 words
  39. STEAMER MAREEBA.

    The steamer Mareeba, which went ashore on Stockton beach on Friday morning, lies with her nose tb the shore well embedded in sand. The vessel is bumping ...

    Article : 114 words
  40. SUNDAY SERVICES.

    The Rev. James Flanagan conducted the services in connection with the ninth anniversary of the Methodist Central Mission on Sunday. In the morning he preached ...

    Article : 343 words
  41. MOONTA.

    Mr. F. Spry, care of J. Berglohle, Grocer, Moonta, S.A., writes:—"I have Used Dr. Sheldon's New Discovery, and have found it invaluable for a cold or cough." ...

    Article : 59 words
  42. Advertising

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    Advertising : 77 words
  43. CAUGHT BY THE NECK.

    A burglary with sensational features was committed at South Yarra early this morning, when the residence of Mr. Ernest Langley was broken into, and two gold ...

    Article : 144 words
  44. Advertising

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    Advertising : 83 words
  45. Advertising

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    Advertising : 164 words
  46. Advertising

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