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  2. ESSENCE OF PARLIAMENT.

    In Legislative Council Tote Shops Bill read first time. Hon. A. B. Addism's motion regarding remission of seed wheat debts negatived. Effective Voting Bill shelved. Motion carried by ...

    Article : 175 words
  3. EARLY SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Legislative Council.—Mr. Bait's motion that the hour of the Council's meeting should be 4 p.m., instead of 1 p.m., was negatived by a majority of one. ...

    Article : 202 words
  4. TRAGEDY IN SYDNEY.

    Shortly after 6 o'clock to-night a tram collector named Ernest Russell. [?] shot his wife, Rachael Russell in this house, Amy street. Erskinville and then ...

    Article : 440 words
  5. IMPORTANT CUSTOMS CASE.

    An appeal in an important customs case came before Mr. Justice Pring in charabers to-day. It was by Mr. Donohoe, an officer of customs, from a decision of ...

    Article : 293 words
  6. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    The Minister for Home Affairs hopes to have the royal commission to report upon the capital sites constituted this week. Three experts will be appointed, and they ...

    Article : 447 words
  7. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The British Government hag submitted to Parliament the proposal for the promised vote of £3,000,000 for disbursement in free grants to distressed burghers in the ...

    Article : 310 words
  8. THE MODERN ELIJAH.

    Mr. Dowie, of Zion City, has lost two of his most promising disciples, Mr. Arthur Sydney Booth-Clibborn and his wife, Mrs. Catherine Booth-Clibborn, daughter of ...

    Article : 200 words
  9. ENGLAND AND GERMANY

    Authoritative rumours are afloat in Berlin to the effect that the Emperor William, during bis forthcoming visit to King Edward at Sandringham. intends to frankly ...

    Article : 97 words
  10. IRISH AFFAIRS.

    Mr. W. H. K. Redmond, M.P. for East Clare, and younger brother of the Nationalist leader, haH been sentenced under the Crimea Act to six months' imprisonment at ...

    Article : 580 words
  11. IN THE COUNCIL.

    The first business of the Council were personal explanations by the Hons. A. It. Addison and G. Riddoch in regard to criticisms on the action of the Hon. J. Lewis ...

    Article : 316 words
  12. THE FAR EAST.

    A message from Seoul states that Chop Yon Ghin, a politician who favours Muscovite pretensions, has been appointed Minister of Foreign Affaire for Corea, in ...

    Article : 51 words
  13. FEDERAL REFORM.

    The first Australasian conference of members of the Federated Association of Employers was begun to-day. Mr. George Fairbarin (Vice-President of the Victorian ...

    Article : 1,130 words
  14. THE MURDERED MISSIONARIES.

    Correspondents at Pekin report that the Chinese official classes are profoundly impressed with the imperial edict which orders that the military officials in Hunan who ...

    Article : 94 words
  15. THE STEAMSHIPS' TRUST.

    The latest particulars concerning Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan's famous steamships' trust show that the International Mercantile Marine Company is organized so that ...

    Article : 82 words
  16. VICTORIA.

    At the quarterly meeting of the beard of directors of the Australian Natives' Association held to-day it was decided that the association should endeavour to ...

    Article : 97 words
  17. TRIAL OF THE KENNIFFS.

    The trial of James and Patrick Receipt on charge of murder was continued to-day before the Chief Justice and a special jury. His Honor drew the attention of Mr. ...

    Article : 558 words
  18. ENGLAND AND THE YANG-TSZE PROVINCES.

    Recent reports from Berlin and Shanghai have indicated that Germany practically refuses to recognise Great Britain's claim to regard the Yang-tsze regions as a sphere ...

    Article : 65 words
  19. ST. LOUIS EXHIBITION.

    Germany is about to vote £200,000 towards defraying the expenses that will be incurred by her manufacturers and producers in participating in the International ...

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  20. QUEENSLAND.

    The gold yield for October amounted to 78,070 oz., compared with 77.610 oz. for October of last year. Charters Towers produced 33,005 oz., showing; a slight falling ...

    Article : 42 words
  21. REDUCING THE CAPE MILITARY FORCES.

    In Committee of Supply in the Cape Assembly on Tuesday Sir J. Gordon Sprigg moved a resolution providing for the reorganization of the military forces. He ...

    Article : 205 words
  22. FROM THE INTERSTATE TRESS.

    According to The Sydney Daily Telegraph the Federal Government has given a pledge that the fixing of the site for the capital shall be dealt with next session, it is now ...

    Article : 336 words
  23. TASMANIA.

    The royal commission reporting on the Queenstown Hospital enquiry records the opinion that the Hospital Union acted in perfect good faith and exhibited ...

    Article : 66 words
  24. TURKEY'S TROUBLES.

    Advices from Constantinople state that the Sultan's tax collectors are compelling the Armenians to pay 18 years' arrears of the military exemption tax, regardless of ...

    Article : 140 words
  25. DURBAN FLOATING DOCK STRANDED.

    The immense floating dock which was constructed in England for the use of the Natal port of Durban, is ashore at Mossel Bay, Cape Colony. The mishap occurred ...

    Article : 52 words
  26. IN THE ASSEMBLY.

    The first business on Wednesday was the presentation, by Mr. Mitchell, of a petition from 14 dentists, asking that clause 16 of the Dental Bill should be passed ...

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  27. NEW ZEALAND.

    Siege Gun is favourite for the New Zealand Cup at 3 to 1. ...

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  28. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The death is announced of Mr. Lennox Browne, the eminent throat specialist, who earned fame by his "Voice, Song, and Speech," written in collaboration with the ...

    Article : 244 words
  29. COAL FOR VICTORIAN RAILWAYS.

    The Minister of Railways (Mr. Bent), on being interviewed to-day, stated that he expected to be in a position to-morrow to disclose the price at which contracts had ...

    Article : 359 words
  30. CANADA AND THE NAVY.

    As a result of the labours of Mr. H. Wyatt, who is touring Canada as the envoy of the British Navy League, a strong branch of the organization has been formed ...

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  31. COLLAPSE OF THE MACEDONIAN REVOLT.

    The Porte affirmed a few days ago that numerous band of Macedonian insurgents, under the leadership of Col. Zontcheff, had been defeated by a body of the Sultan's ...

    Article : 86 words
  32. CANADIAN POST OFFICES.

    The Hon. W. Mulock, K.C., Postmaster-General for Canada, has informed the House of Commons at Ottawa that for the first time in the history of the Dominion ...

    Article : 54 words
  33. AN INVALID KRUGERITE PROCLAMATION.

    The Supreme Court at Pretoria, in an action for the recovery of arrears of rent, decided that the proclamation issued by Mr. Kruger on October 25, 1899 ...

    Article : 60 words
  34. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    in the Legislative Assembly to-night Mr. Fletcher, one of the reform members, asked for a royal commission to enquire into the general management of the Lunatic ...

    Article : 156 words
  35. THE DOUKHOBORS

    The Russian Doukhobor fanatics who recently started out to Christianize the world, on Monday reached Fox Warren, a station in Manitoba, on the ...

    Article : 115 words
  36. MR. CHAMBERLAIN'S TOUR.

    The grand farewell banquet to Mr. Chamberlain, at which all political parties will be represented, is announced to take place at Birmingham on the 17th inst. ...

    Article : 246 words
  37. GREECE AND BULGARIA.

    The Government at Athens having given instructions that an anti-Turkish propaganda in Greece should be suppressed, Dr. Tatarcheff and several other Bulgarian ...

    Article : 99 words
  38. VICTORIAN FACTORIES AND SHOPS ACTS.,

    A deputation representing the trades affected by the amendments in the Legislative Council in the Factories and Shops Acts Continuation Bill waited upon the ...

    Article : 149 words
  39. COMMERCE AND FINANCE.

    Breadstuffs.—The quantity of wheat afloat for the United Kingdom is 2,170,000 qr., an compared with 2,140,000 qr. a week ago and 2,305.000 qr. a years ago. The ...

    Article : 135 words
  40. THE MURRAY WATERS.

    The State Premier (Mr. Irvine) has received the following letter from the Premier of New South Wales in regard to the utilization of the waters of the Murray ...

    Article : 262 words
  41. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    In the Legislative Council the State Children Bill was reported with amendments. Mr. Hawker made an attack upon the administration of the Federal Customs ...

    Article : 229 words
  42. THE DELHI DURBAR.

    It has been arranged that a procession of 60 ruling princes of India, all mounted on elephants, shall act a an escort to H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught and Lord Curzon ...

    Article : 63 words
  43. SOMALILAND.

    Col. Royston, of Durban, has tendered to the War Office the services of 500 Natal volunteers in the campaign against the Mad Mullah. The men are ready to accept ...

    Article : 53 words
  44. LEAGUE OF WHEELMEN.

    The monthly meeting of the council of the League of Wheelmen tu held on Wednesday evening. Mr. J. R. Anderson presided over a good attendance. The Sturt Bicycle Club, consisting ...

    Article : 291 words
  45. UNITED STATES.

    Advices from America indicate that the Congressional election)) arc being conducted quietly. The fifty-eighth Congress will begin its work in March next, and according ...

    Article : 72 words
  46. WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND HER RESOURCES.

    Speaking at the Royal Agricultural Society's annual dinner lust night, the Premier looked forward to the ensuing year at likely to prove the greatest year in the ...

    Article : 223 words
  47. STOCKS AND SHARKS.

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  48. THE RED SEA.

    The bombardment by Italian gunboats of the island of Midi, in the Red Sea, has, ceased, owing to the Turkish authorities having promised to surrender by the 11th ...

    Article : 68 words
  49. THE PENNSYLVANIA COAL DISPUTE

    The commission appointed by President Roosevelt to settle the dispute between the coalminers and the musters in the Stole of Pennsylvania has visited the ...

    Article : 68 words
  50. MADAME MELBA.

    Madame Melba's concert in the Town Hall to-night added to the list of her triumphs in Australia. Every seat was occupied and the audience which was a ...

    Article : 132 words
  51. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Council the motion by Mr. Brown in favour of the tale of Crown lands to provide revenue for the construction of railways in the interior, and ...

    Article : 67 words
  52. PTOMAINE POISONING.

    Fully a dozen people in Randwick have been treated during the last week or two for ptomaine poisoning, opposed to have been caused by eating cooked meat. The ...

    Article : 73 words
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  55. THE AMERICAN NAVY.

    Mr. F. T. Bowles, the Chief Naval Constructor of the United States, has complained to the Washington Government that owing to the cessation of work ...

    Article : 67 words
  56. THE COLONIAL TROOPS.

    A private cable message was received this evening from London. It stated that a bluebook of the Coronation Conference of the Premiers contained a reports of a speech ...

    Article : 221 words
  57. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    In the Legislative Assembly last night the Constitution Bill passed its second reading without division. Mr. Harper has Riven notice of motion tint in the event of it ...

    Article : 66 words
  58. Advertising

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  59. DROUGHT-STRICKEN MALLEE SETTLERS.

    At a meeting of representatives of the drought-stricken mallee settlers held to-day to consider what steps should be taken to approach the Government with a view ...

    Article : 62 words
  60. NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA.

    The half-yearly meeting of the National Bank of Australasia Limited, was held to-day. Mr. J. M. Pratt (Chairman of directors) presided. The report showed that ...

    Article : 117 words
  61. THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BANK.

    The half-yearly meeting of the Western Australian Rink was held to-day. The profits, including balance brought forward, for the last half-year, amounted to £32.285. It ...

    Article : 98 words
  62. THE PACIFIC CABLE.

    The Postmaster-General (Sr. Drake) has received the following reply from Mr. Austin Chamberlain to his congratulations of the completion of he Pacific cable:— ...

    Article : 58 words
  63. Advertising

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    Advertising : 19 words
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