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  2. POLITICAL AND INDUSTRIAL

    The headquarters of trades unionism at Lisbon was yesterday guarded by a strong cordon of troops. The police arrested 1000 persons suspected ...

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  3. TROUBLED CHINA

    The Government announces the Dowager Empress has informed the Cabinet that peace has been concluded. She has instructed the Ministers [?] ...

    Article : 35 words
  4. BRISBANE STRIKE

    At 10 o'clock this morning an unprecedented [?]umult took place in the Market-square and George-street, when the crowd got out of hand and threw ...

    Article : 100 words
  5. Advertising

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    Advertising : 65 words
  6. HUGHES ILL.

    The Prime Minister, Mr. A. Fisher, is acting as Attorney-General owing to the unsatisfactory health of Mr. Hughes. ...

    Article : 23 words
  7. LOAN TO SOUTHERN REPUBLIC.

    A Japanese syndicate has arranged to grant a loan of about £650,000 to the Republican Government at Nankin. ...

    Article : 22 words
  8. NO NECESSITY FOR MILITARY.

    The Minister for Defence stated today that he cannot foresee the necessity for military interference in connection with industrial troubles in ...

    Article : 51 words
  9. CALDECQTT'S PROPOSAL

    The annual dinner of the Birmingham jewellers was held last night. Sir Newton Moore, in the course of a. speech, referred to the suggestion of ...

    Article : 163 words
  10. ESPIONAGE PUNISHED

    Bernard Stewart, an Englishman, has been found guilty of espionage and sentenced to 3½ years' imprisonment in a fortress. After the sentence. ...

    Article : 88 words
  11. THREAT OF EXTERMINATION.

    The troops under Yuan Shih Kai have circulated thousands of leaflets alleping that a secret society in Pekin is seekin to encompass his ...

    Article : 58 words
  12. Western Australia.

    A joint conference in connection with the transport drivers' trouble will be held on Wednesday. The outlook is brighter. ...

    Article : 71 words
  13. LABOR MEMBERS IN DEPUTATION.

    A deputation of Labor members of Parliament asked the Premier to call Parliament together to discuss the situation. The deputation protested ...

    Article : 99 words
  14. DISLOCATION DEFEATED.

    The tram service was partially resumed amid cheers and slight boohooing, which was immediately slopped by the police. The goods traffic ...

    Article : 74 words
  15. FORMING THE UNITED REPUBLIC.

    It is being urged that an Imperial edict be issued authorising Yuan Shih Kai to form a Chinese Republic in conjunction with the Southern ...

    Article : 81 words
  16. PREMIER'S RETURN.

    Mr. Scaddan returned yesterday and was interviewed re the Trans-Australian Ranway and other questions dealt with by the Premiers' Conference. ...

    Article : 113 words
  17. STRIKERS MAINTAINING ORDER.

    Fifteen hundred special constables were enrolled to-day. The strike committee has appointed a vigilance corps to maintain order. ...

    Article : 22 words
  18. NO SENT CRUSADE.

    Mr. Coyne,M.L.A., made an inflammatory speech at the trades ball, and repeatedly assured the strikers that thev would secure a victory, and said ...

    Article : 125 words
  19. THE OLIVE BRANCH

    "Neue Frei Press," the leading daily newspaper, published an article to-day in reference to the speech by Mr. Lloyd George, in which he stated that ...

    Article : 112 words
  20. France

    The Paris Taxi-Cab Co., which owns 2500 vehicles, has not used one of these vehicles since November 27, owing to a strike of drivers. Yesterday ...

    Article : 194 words
  21. FOOD SUPPLIES SHORT.

    It was declared to-day that a well-known doctor would not be allowed to attend his patients unless he secured a permit. Persons engaged in ...

    Article : 166 words
  22. ANOTHER IMPERIAL DEFEAT.

    A revolutionary force landed at Yalu and defeated the Imperial troops despatched from Mukden to meet them. The revolutionaries lost 20 killed and ...

    Article : 34 words
  23. ROYAL PARTY RETURNS

    The King and Queen have returned and have been given a most enthusiastic welcome. The streets were thronged and impressive thanksgiving ...

    Article : 31 words
  24. TWO TEMPORARY GOVERNMENTS.

    Yuan Shih Kai has cordially agreed to the proposal of the Republican leaders that two provincial Governments should carry on temporarily ...

    Article : 50 words
  25. 44-HOUR WEEK.

    The employers in the building trade have decided to resist any attempt to reduce the hours to 44 hours, and have definitely decided that if the ...

    Article : 143 words
  26. Sydney, Feb. 5.

    Shipping has been adversely affected owing to the Brisbane strike. ...

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  27. HUNGARIAN STEAMSHIPS

    The Postmaster-General has received a letter from the British Consul for Trieste confirming the statement that a new direct line of steamers will ...

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  28. FISHER DECLINES TO INTERFERE

    It was rumored to-day that the Federal Ministry had been requested to summon Parliament to intervene in the Brisbane strike. Mr. Fisher said:s ...

    Article : 78 words
  29. FOREST FIRES

    Fires have swept wide areas over the hills east of Adelaide. Many houses have been razed and 50,000 acres of grass and timber land ...

    Article : 84 words
  30. DELAY CAUSES IRRITATION.

    The delay in the execution of the edict announcing the abdication of the Throne is causing no little friction between the north and south provincial ...

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  31. THE STRIKE IN IPSWICH.

    The railway men ceased work today. Orders have been issued to close the hotels. The drivers and conductors of motor busses on being ...

    Article : 52 words
  32. JEWELLERS BURGLED

    The establishment of Messrs. Webster and Cohen, jewellers and diamond settlers, in Little Gollins-street, was entered by thieves on Sunday. A big ...

    Article : 74 words
  33. COMPULSORY CONFERENCE.

    Mr. Justice Higgins, president of the Federal Arbitration Court, has decided to call a compulsory conference for Tuesday to consider the Brisbane ...

    Article : 29 words
  34. CHARGES AGAINST LATE PREMIER.

    In the Senate last night, M. Jenouvrier charged M. Caillaux with having, when Premier, negotiated with Germany, offering to cede a colony in ...

    Article : 96 words
  35. FILLING W.A.

    The hearing of the charge against Brown, the emigration agent who supplied forged testimonials to a man named Beharrell, who was desirous of ...

    Article : 112 words
  36. RAILWAY TROUBLE.

    yesterday the railway commissioner's offer was placed before the Amalgamated Society, but the men rejected the offer and the position is ...

    Article : 98 words
  37. FISHER'S TICKLISH POSITION.

    Mr. Fisher, on being asked whether he had received any requests from Bris bane for military assistance, replied that he had received two ...

    Article : 86 words
  38. PRIME MINISTER TAKES SIDES.

    Mr. Fisher has contributed to the strike fund. ...

    Article : 13 words
  39. RUN OVER

    Michael Fitzgerald, aged 30, was run over by a train from Thomson's Brook yesterday and killed. ...

    Article : 22 words
  40. STRIKE PRACTICALLY BROKEN.

    The seventh day of the strike gave the appearance that so far as Brisbane was concerned, the strike is almost past. With the exception of ...

    Article : 153 words
  41. VISITING BISHOP

    Dr. Inman, Bishop of London, will visit Australia next year. ...

    Article : 15 words
  42. British Empire

    The police force at Belfast is being strengthened by detachments from the South of Ireland. Two hundred constables in mufti uniform will form a ...

    Article : 79 words
  43. OPENING THE SHOPS.

    A number of shops were opened in Brisbane on Saturday and big business was done. Stones were thrown at a train between Bowen Hills and ...

    Article : 99 words
  44. QUARREL WITH LABOR MINISTER.

    A meeting of the Kalgoorlie branch of the Federated Society of Boilermakers was held on Tuesday. The union's delegates reported that on Mr ...

    Article : 207 words
  45. RED INDIANS

    Warfare is threatened among various tribes of Indians in the White River territory, owing to a serious dispute concerning the ownership of ...

    Article : 40 words
  46. WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY

    Wireless messages will be received at the telegraph offices of Australia from Monday next and will be sent by land wires to Melbourne and transmitted ...

    Article : 43 words
  47. SHALL THE STATES JOIN?

    A meeting of the Federal Executive has been summoned for next Tuesday, to carry out the desire of the branches that a ballot should be held on the ...

    Article : 88 words
  48. STEAMERS COLUDE

    This morning the cargo steamer Georgie, 10,077 tons, and the tramp Patomic, 3.618 tons, collided mid-way between Cape Otwav and Port Phlip ...

    Article : 50 words
  49. CLERGY OFFER TO INTERVENE.

    The clergy meet daily in the hope of being able to assist to bring about a peaceful solution. The wholesale and retail traders are finding no difficulty ...

    Article : 67 words
  50. REVOLT IN MEXICO

    At the town of Juarez, on the Mexican frontier, the garrison revolted and secured possession of the town after a severe fight. Eight persons were ...

    Article : 116 words
  51. COTTON.RIOTS.

    The North-East Lancashire cotton operatives are treating the industrial agreemeat recently entered into as waste paper. Excesses are being ...

    Article : 76 words
  52. FISHER REFUSES TO SEND MILITARY.

    The military aid requested by the Queensland Government has been refused by the Federal Government. The Premier claims that Mr. Fisher is ...

    Article : 60 words
  53. VESSELS WITHDRAWN FROM QUEENSLAND.

    The A.U.S.N. Co. has withdrawn the [?]teamer Wyreema from the Queensland trade during the disturbance. This action has been followed by the ...

    Article : 52 words
  54. SINGER MACHINES

    Frank Denison Brown, general manager of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. Sydney, has been re-arrested on the charge that in December, ...

    Article : 90 words
  55. MELBOURNE SYMPATHY.

    A meeting of the Melbourne tramway employees was held to-day, and struck a levy of 10/ payable in instalments of [?] weekly until more ...

    Article : 110 words
  56. REINFORCEMENTS FOR POLICE.

    The strike promoters have named some firms for permission to sell bread and meat. The bakers are without assistants, but the masters ...

    Article : 189 words
  57. LABOR CAN'T CHARTER STEAMER

    It has been ascertained that the efforts of the Sydney Labor Council, acting virtually as the agent of the Queensland unions, have failed to ...

    Article : 59 words
  58. Canada

    At a meeting of the Federal Cabinet consederation was given to an important letter from the Minister for [?] and customs of Canada in ...

    Article : 15 words
  59. "Hurrah for Anarchy!"

    Three burglars, armed with Browning pistols, were surprised yesterday in the act of robbing goods at the depot of the Orleans railway station. ...

    Article : 169 words
  60. SUBMARINE COLLIDES

    As a preliminary to the assembling of the fleet to meet and escort the Royal [?]acht with the King and Queen on board, a number of vessels proceed ...

    Article : 89 words
  61. ACTORS REFUSE TO COME OUT.

    There is evidence of a collapse of the strike in all directions. Yesterday there was a constant tram service. Mr Badger has received a telegram from ...

    Article : 155 words
  62. New Zealand.

    The tramway trouble has been settled by Inspector Fuller being removed to another position, as originally requested by the Tramway Union. ...

    Article : 35 words
  63. FREMANTLE PRAISE FOR GOVERNMENT.

    The Fremantle Chamber of Commerce carried a resolution last night appreciating the determined stand of the Government to maintain ...

    Article : 61 words
  64. SKELETON FOUND

    A human skeleton was unearthed near the old lime kilns off Rockingham-road, near Beaconsfield, yesterday. ...

    Article : 25 words
  65. Australia.

    One hundred and four plans were received of [?] for the Federal capital. ...

    Article : 27 words
  66. DUKE OF FIFE

    The body of the Duke of Fife will be conveyed by H.M.S. Powerful to Portsmouth. ...

    Article : 25 words
  67. REV. WM. BURRIDGE

    Rev, William Burridge, well-known in journalistic circles, died at Claremont yesterday. ...

    Article : 22 words
  68. BOYCOTTING TEST MATCH.

    A long discussion took place in the Trades Hall Council to-night in connection with a proposal from the United Laborers' Union pf Sydney, ...

    Article : 64 words
  69. ASSISTANCE FROM PERTH.

    Several special meetings of unions are being held for the purpose of discussing the Brisbane strike. The necessary steps for giving financial ...

    Article : 92 words
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