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  2. NEWS AND NOTES.

    STATION MASTER'S HOUSE BURNED DOWN.—A fire broke out in the station master's house at Noongaar (25 miles west of Southern Cross) on Friday night, and ...

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  3. LICENSING DAY.

    The quarterly sitting of the Perth Licensing Bench opened in the Local Court yesterday, Messrs. A. S. Roe (chairman), Rice Saunders and H. P. ...

    Article : 2,156 words
  4. MINING NEWS.

    In the Australia mine, in the crosscut east, at the 200ft. level, the east wall of the Australia East lode has not yet been broken into, although 60ft. of lode matter ...

    Article : 2,351 words
  5. THE PANAMA CANAL.

    The authorities of Colombia have refused to grant an extension of time for the completion of the Panama Canal. ...

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  6. DISASTER AT SEA.

    The British steamer Londonian has been found in an abandoned con dition in the Atlantic. The members of her crew are ...

    Article : 77 words
  7. THE DREYFUS CASE.

    Ex-Colonel Picquart has applied to the Court of Cassation to decide whether, seeing that he is no longer an officer of the army, he is amenable ...

    Article : 146 words
  8. THE NORTON- MEAGHER CASE.

    John Norton was arraigned before Mr. Justice O'Connor to-day for shooting at Denis Meagher. Norton, before the jury was empanelled, said he had objections to ...

    Article : 555 words
  9. INDIA.

    The followers of the mad mullah in the Swat Valley, on the north-west frontier of India, are deserting him in large numbers. ...

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  10. PRIVATEERING.

    The New York Chamber of Commerce has petitioned President M'Kinley to convene an international convention to consider the expediency ...

    Article : 50 words
  11. NETLEY HOSPITAL.

    Yesterday the Queen, accompanied by Lord Kitchener of Khartoum, visited Netley Hospital, near Southampton. ...

    Article : 40 words
  12. LIPPE-DETMOLD.

    A journalist of Lippe-Detmold has been sentenced to six weeks imprisonment. This punishment is the outcome of ...

    Article : 51 words
  13. RUSSIA AND ENGLAND.

    It is semi-officially stated in Vienna that after the Russian Duke Sergius' visit to Windsor recently, the Queen instructed Lord Salisbury to confer ...

    Article : 75 words
  14. COUNTRY.

    The newly-elected mayor was sworn in to-day by the Resident Magistrate, and the newly-elected councillors and auditors by the mayor. ...

    Article : 110 words
  15. SPAIN.

    The progress of the Carlist cause in Spain is occasioning the Spanish Government increased anxiety. Several bishops being suspected of ...

    Article : 54 words
  16. THE WEST INDIES.

    A syndicate of Glasgow firms has decided to expend £250,000 on the establishment of a sugar factory in Jamaica. ...

    Article : 31 words
  17. INTERCOLONIAL.

    From information received there is little doubt of the correctness of the rumours of a combination with the view to raising freights by steamers belonging to lines ...

    Article : 88 words
  18. THE PHILIPPINES.

    The United States have requested Aquinaldo, the President of the insurgent Republic of the Philippines to release all Spanish prisoners. ...

    Article : 29 words
  19. THE GORDON COLLEGE FUND.

    The Gordon College fund has reached £60,000. France, it is stated, proposes to found educational native ...

    Article : 31 words
  20. MISCELLANEOUS.

    Lieut. Pall, of New South Wales, has successfully passed the Army Service Corps and Transport Supply courses at the Woolwich Military ...

    Article : 493 words
  21. A MAGAZINE LIBEL CASE.

    The proprietors of The Wide World Magazine have been cast in £500 damages for libelling a Liverpool shipowner. ...

    Article : 49 words
  22. THE DEATH OF LIEUTENANT STEWART.

    An inquest was held to-day on the body of Lieutenant Alexander Stewart, who committed suicide on Friday night last. It appeared probable from the evidence ...

    Article : 193 words
  23. FIRE AT FREMANTLE.

    Last night at 11.50 the Central Fire Brigade Station received the alarm of fire. The brigade promptly turned out, and within three minutes of the alarm the hose from ...

    Article : 423 words
  24. THEFTS FROM A TIMBER YARD

    At various times within the past three months Honey's timber yard has been visited by thieves, who have taken away 1,000 sheets of galvanised iron and 5,000ft. ...

    Article : 51 words
  25. MOROCCO.

    Morocco, it is announced, has yielded to Italy's demands for compensation for the imprisonment and ill-treatmont of Italian subjects. ...

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  26. FATAL GUN ACCIDENT.

    George Tuckold, a resident in the Avoc[?] district, was forcing his way through some bushes to-day, when the trigger of a gun he was carrying caught in a branch, and ...

    Article : 81 words
  27. GERMAN ARMY.

    The National Zeitung, a Berlin journal, proposes that Germany should increase the peace strength of her army by 17,000 effectives. ...

    Article : 31 words
  28. ASSAULT CASE AT BUNBURY.

    It is stated that on Saturday last, as Joseph Hough, an old settler, was returning home from Bunbury, two native women obtained a lift in his cart. One of them ...

    Article : 281 words
  29. HOT WEATHER IN VICTORIA.

    The weather was oppressively hot to-day. The shade temperature reached over 109deg. at 4 o'clock. A cool change then set in, and the temperature had dropped to ...

    Article : 66 words
  30. SOUTH AFRICAN AFFAIRS.

    Mr. W. P. Schreiner, Premier of Cape Colony, states that his Government propose to construct an Admiralty Dock at Simon's Town. ...

    Article : 45 words
  31. THE NEW SOUTH WALES MINISTER OF WORKS.

    The investigation into the charges against the Minister of Works of alleged misconduct in connection with the Hastings and Macleay election was continued to-day ...

    Article : 85 words
  32. RITUALISM IN THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND.

    SIR,—As "John Kirkland" has signed his name to his letter which appeared in to-day's issue of your paper, it would have given me much pleasure to have answered ...

    Article : 123 words
  33. RUSSIA.

    Russia, it is announced, is about to spend 180,000,000 roubles, about £19,500,000, on the reorganisation of her artillery. ...

    Article : 35 words
  34. EARTHQUAKE IN NEW ZEALAND.

    Seven shocks of earthquake were experienced yesterday at Gisborne, Napier, and Tamo. At the first two places considerable damage was done. ...

    Article : 30 words
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