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  2. THE PETRIFIED MAN.

    For some days past there has been on view in one of the rooms of the front of the Corporation Baths in Bolsover-street a petrified man, which is being exhibited, ...

    Article : 247 words
  3. GOLF.

    Captain Farquhar (New Zealand), Mr. F. Barrett (Adelaide), and the Marquis of Linlithgow were defeated in the second round for the golf championship. ...

    Article : 28 words
  4. THE FIRE IN CONSTANTINOPLE.

    A thousand houses, four mosques, and ten schools were destroyed by the fire. Fifteen thousand people are without shelter. Several perished in the flames. The ...

    Article : 63 words
  5. INDUSTRIAL UNREST.

    Disturbances caused by the strikers took place at the Tilbury Docks. They lasted from midnight until six-o'clock this morning. The police were stoned and ...

    Article : 496 words
  6. QUEENSLAND NEWS.

    The steamer Waipara, which left London on the 27th of April, has 384 Government immigrants for Queensland booked to the following ports: ...

    Article : 87 words
  7. THE POWERS.

    A writer in the "Talgiche Rundsch[?]" points out that the new airship Z3, without binding, covered a distance of 425 miles, which is the distance from the ...

    Article : 105 words
  8. CABLE MESSAGES.

    The report of the directors of the Australian Estates and Mortgage Company shows a profit for the year of £165,379. After the debenture interest has bean ...

    Article : 66 words
  9. INTERSTATE NEWS.

    Consideration was given by the Cabinet to-day to the notices of dismissal given recently to a numi[?] of employe[?] at Parliament House by the Speaker of the ...

    Article : 309 words
  10. THE STEAMERS ARAWATTA AND PEREGRINE AT PORT ALMA.

    The A.U.S.N. Company's steamer Arawatta arrived at Port Alma from Cairns via ports about three o'clock yesterday afternoon, after a voyage of seventeen ...

    Article : 203 words
  11. THREE HUSSARS DROWNED.

    While the Hussars were at swimming practice in a pond at Aldershot a horse threw its rider. The rider sank and was drowned, together with two of his ...

    Article : 42 words
  12. THE DUCHESS OF CONNAUGHT.

    Anxiety is felt in London for the Duchess of Connaught. She is ill. It is feared that she is suffering front appendicitis; but the morning's bulletin stated ...

    Article : 89 words
  13. GENERAL BOOTH.

    Though the doctors anticipate that General Booth will have the ability to distinguish light from darkness, he will remain, as now, practically blind. ...

    Article : 30 words
  14. THE LOSS OF THE TITANIC.

    In giving evidence at the inquiry held by the Board of Trade into the loss of the White Star steamer Titanic, the Chairman of the White Star Company ...

    Article : 181 words
  15. THE KING S BIRTHDAY.

    The King's birhtday was celebrated quietly. Union Jacks wer[?] hoisted at the dominion offices and agencies. ...

    Article : 23 words
  16. OBITUARY.

    The death is announced of Lady Tatton Sykes. The Right Rev. Dr. John Sheepshanks, who was Bishop of Norwich from 1893 ...

    Article : 73 words
  17. ROCKHAMPTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE.

    The "Brisbane Courier" of Tuesday, in referring to the visit of the Minister for Public Instruntion (Mr. Grant), the Under-Secretary for Public Instruction ...

    Article : 381 words
  18. ACCIDENTS & CRIMES.

    Meagre details of a sensational occurrence at Boyup Brook, near Bunbury, were received last evening. The postmaster, a young man named Norrish, was absent ...

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  19. THE BRITISH NAVY.

    The first-class British battleship Collingwood fired eight rounds from a 12 in. gun at a distance of 2400 yards in two minutes, which is a record. ...

    Article : 33 words
  20. BLUEJACKETS REWARDED.

    The King awarded medals to the officers and bluejackets who engaged in succouring the passengers of the wrecked steamer Delhi. ...

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  21. VICTORIA.

    In May the Mount Elliott smelters treated 5000 tons [?]f ore, producing 64[?]1 tons 10 cwt. of blister copper, which is estimated to contain 635 tons of copper, ...

    Article : 42 words
  22. FAILURE OF CORN MERCHANTS.

    The Proctor Company, Limited, the well-known Liverpool [?]orn merchants, are unable to meet their liabilities owing to serious defalcations as a result of ...

    Article : 37 words
  23. THE SUEZ CANAL.

    The receipts from the Suez Canal in the, twelve mouths totalled £5,521,528, an increase of £173,360 as compared with the preceding year. The loss entailed by the ...

    Article : 67 words
  24. NEW ZEALAND.

    It is generally believed that negotiations have been in progress for the formation of a coalition Cabinet. The difficulty of the leadership will, it is said, be settled ...

    Article : 111 words
  25. SPORTING TELEGRAMS

    The Jockey Club decided that Wootton, the Australian jockey, must ride Ginglinggeardie in the Derby instead of Mordred The stewards expressed ...

    Article : 160 words
  26. BRITISH POLITICS.

    Mr. J. H. Wilson, the Liberal member for Holmfirth, has resigned his seat in the House of Commons on the ground of ill health. ...

    Article : 31 words
  27. ANGLICAN SYNOD.

    The second session of the sixtieth Brisbane Anglican Synod was opened to-day. The President (Archbishop Donaldson), ...

    Article : 1,022 words
  28. FIRST AUSTRIAN DREADNOUGHT.

    It is alleged that the first Austra[?] Dreadnought Virabus Unitis is topheavy and overdeep in the water owing to the omission of the estimated weight of ...

    Article : 43 words
  29. BRITISH CHILD MORTALITY DECREASING.

    The President of the Local Government Board (Mr. Burne) states that child mortality in the United Kingdom has decreased by thirty per cent in the last six ...

    Article : 68 words
  30. MESSRS. THOMAS BROWN AND SONS.

    The report of the directors of Messrs. Thomas Brown and Sons for the year ended the 31st of December last shown a profit of £35,513. The directors recommend ...

    Article : 70 words
  31. FEDERAL NEWS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 275 words
  32. A FIJIAN ELECTION.

    In the Town Council election Ming Ting, a Chinaman, defeated three white candidates. ...

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  33. THE TRIPOLITAN WAR.

    The Opposition press is criticising the inactivity of the troops in Tripoli. The "Giornale d'Italia" desires to see the army given a fair chance to finish the ...

    Article : 57 words
  34. SCRAPPING WARSHIPS FOR MONOPLANES.

    The Admiralty intends to scrap 100 warships. The War Office has ordered 150 monoplanes. ...

    Article : 25 words
  35. SANDOWN PARK RACES.

    The weather was fine and bracing for the Sandown Park races this afternoon. The attendance was good. The detailed results follow: ...

    Article : 312 words
  36. AUSTRALIAN ELEVEN

    The match between the Australian and Middlesex was not continued to-day owing to rain. LONDON, June 5. ...

    Article : 39 words
  37. A STORMY PARLIAMENT.

    The Defence Bill passed its second reading amidst turbulent scenes. The Opposition interrupted the speech of the President with howls and the playing of ...

    Article : 100 words
  38. Advertising

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    Advertising : 16 words
  39. THE WEATHER.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 206 words
  40. SOUTH AFRICA V. CAMBRIDGE.

    A match between South Africa and Cambridge University was commenced yesterday. It was cloudy. Rain fell in the afternoon and the stumps had to he ...

    Article : 223 words
  41. GERMAN GUN MODELS STOLEN.

    One hundred drawing of the latest gun models and portions of models have been stolen from the artillery depot at Spandan. ...

    Article : 29 words
  42. OVERCOME BY GAS.

    Five people perished by gas fumes from a grain well situated on a farmer's dairy in the Fairmont district of Cincinnati. A farmer named Sachs was overcome by the ...

    Article : 77 words
  43. COMMERCIAL.

    There was a good attend[?]ce at the Antwerp wool sales. German buyers specially competed. The prices for merinos were the same as the last ...

    Article : 55 words
  44. [?]OTS IN BELGIUM.

    Riots resulting from strikes occurred at Verviers and C[?] Many [?]eople were injured. ...

    Article : 21 words
  45. OLYMPIC GAMES.

    The Australian claimed Stuart, who was accordingly omitted from the British Olym[?] team. ...

    Article : 18 words
  46. DIVER ATTACKED BY OCTOPUS.

    A diver at Toulon was hauled to the surface unconscious with a giant octopus whose tentacles, measuring 25 ft., remained wrapped round him until the ...

    Article : 46 words
  47. Advertising

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    Advertising : 22 words
  48. CRICKET.

    [?] (Sussex) took eight. Derbyshire wic[?] 21 runs. [?] Kent dismissed Nottingham for 471, ...

    Article : 26 words
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