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  2. THE BOER WAR.

    Further particulars of the colonial victory at Sunnyside have been received. When Colonel Pilcher, in command of the whole force, ordered an advance on the Boer ...

    Article : 407 words
  3. LATEST TELEGRAMS.

    The coal lumpers employed at the Melbourne ports are asking a penny a ton extra from the coal importers. The Bendigo Magistrates to-day. ...

    Article : 242 words
  4. SENSIBLE CHRISTMAS PRESENTS.

    A. ARNOTT, SADDER & IMPORTER OF ALL KINDS OF SADDLERY.—Ladies', Gents' Girls', and Boys' Saddles, single and double reined bridles, spurs, nickel silver stirrup ...

    Article : 61 words
  5. THE PATRIOTIC FUND.

    The Mayor, Mr. A. Arnott has received the following additional subscriptions for the Victorian Patriotic Fund:— Hargreaves and Elliot … £1 1 0 ...

    Article : 143 words
  6. GENERAL BULLER ACTING.

    Five thousand of the latest German rifles, shipped via China, to Delagoa Bay, have reached Pretoria packed as pianos. ...

    Article : 22 words
  7. TROUBLE IN SWAZILAND.

    Serious native troub!es have occurred in Swaziland owing to the death of the Queen Regent. Necoco, the brother of the late king, is terrorising the natives in the hope of ...

    Article : 42 words
  8. SHARP FIGHT AT BOTHAS DRIFT.

    With a view to reopening communication by way of the Bothas Drift waggon bridge, 1000 Boers, at five o'clock last Thursday morning, attacked the British left flank, ...

    Article : 228 words
  9. TOMMY ATKINS FUND.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 25 words
  10. DISTRICT NEWS.

    The Christmas here passed off very quietly, no amusements whatever occurring to mark the event, and the heat being intense made it uncomfortable for those ...

    Article : 141 words
  11. DIRECT CABLES.

    The reports of the Board of Trade for 1899, just issued, show a marvellous prosperity to exist in all branches of oommercial enterprise. ...

    Article : 32 words
  12. JEPARIT.

    Mrs. M. Strauss, 21 years of age, died at the residence of her father, Mr. W. Eldridge, on Friday, from rheumatic gout, which had touched the heart. ...

    Article : 29 words
  13. DESPERATE FIGHTING.

    Advices from Mafeking state that an armored train sortie took place on the 26th, and not on the 24th, as previously reported, with a view to pushing back the enemy's ...

    Article : 133 words
  14. DIMBOLLA.

    There were three narrow escape from drowning in the Dimboola district during the holidays. Master Joseph Martindale was bathing when he got out of his depth. ...

    Article : 120 words
  15. QUEENSLAND GALLANTRY.

    In the engagement the Queensland contingent had two men killed and two wounded. The killed are:— Private Victor Jones, of Mount Morgan. Private D. C. ...

    Article : 239 words
  16. OUTRAGE AT A CHINESE MISSION STATION.

    The Chinese officials in the district of Pingyin have been degraded as a punishment for permitting last week the murder of the Rev. Mr. Brooks, ...

    Article : 44 words
  17. HORSHAM BIBLE CHRISTIAN CHURCH.

    The anniversary of the above Sunday school was celebrated on Sunday and last evening. The preacher on Sunday at all services was the superintendent of the ...

    Article : 999 words
  18. NATIMUK.

    Mr. George Laidlaw, J.P., who has left Edenhope for Avoca, has been presented with a puree of sovereigns.— Mr. A. Scholes, who has been promoted from the Natimuk ...

    Article : 109 words
  19. THE VERY LATEST.

    The report that Lord Edward Cecil, son of the Marquis of Salisbury, was wounded at Mafeking turns out to be incorrect. Lord Edward Cecil, who is now recovering, ...

    Article : 469 words
  20. NHILL

    Miss Shannon, formerly teacher of the Woorak State school, has died.— Three fresh cases of typhoid fever (Mr. P. Creenanne and his eight-year.old daughter and Mr. H. ...

    Article : 32 words
  21. BOER LOSSES.

    The men in the enemy's laager. which was so gallantly taken, were chiefly rebel Dutch farmers of the Campbell district. A number of papers, incriminating in traitorous ...

    Article : 229 words
  22. HOPETOUN.

    Dr. Moore, of Beulah, has put in a claim to the Karkarooc Shire for £310 damages being thrown out of his buggy on one of the shire roads a short time ago. The matter will ...

    Article : 65 words
  23. BEULAH.

    The water has recently been getting away both at Cat Swamp itself and at the Dorrigal Swamp. Arrangements have been made to strengthen and raise the weak spots, and ...

    Article : 46 words
  24. RUPANYUP.

    Mr. John McAllister, of Marnoo, was working with his stripper when the horses bolted. The stripper was smashed to pieces, but neither the horses nor the driver were ...

    Article : 72 words
  25. HAMILTON.

    George Baxter, an old Casterton identity, died on Monday of influenza. He was an important witness 38 or 39 years ago in connection with the murder of the Hunts. ...

    Article : 181 words
  26. AT COLESBERG.

    Intermittent fighting is going on at Colesberg, where General French holds a good position in the outlying kopjes against superior numbers of the enemy. The ...

    Article : 108 words
  27. FIGHTING AT CYPHERGAT.

    Made uneasy by General French's success at Colesberg, the Boers are showing activity further to the east, and have reoccupied Molteno and Cyphergat. General Gatacre, ...

    Article : 312 words
  28. THE POLITICAL SITUATION.

    A meeting of the Opposition has, by direction of Sir George Turner, been called for this afternoon, at Parliament House, to consider what action should be taken ...

    Article : 347 words
  29. STAWELL.

    A miner named Frank Smith, 28 years of age, employed at the North Magdala mine, committed suicide on Thursday by cutting his throat from ear to ear. The deceased, ...

    Article : 86 words
  30. WIMMERA YOUNG MEN'S SOCIAL CLUB

    The club met on Thursday evening, Jan. 4th, the Rev. J. Stafford presiding. The regulations for the musical and elocutionary competition for trophies donated by Mr. ...

    Article : 85 words
  31. Advertising

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    Advertising : 2,668 words
  32. THE N. S. W. LANCERS ENGAGED.

    The N S.W Lancers were sent to prevent the looting of a commi[?]riat at eRen[?]burg. The Lancers were expo[?]ed to a heavy ...

    Article : 57 words
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