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  2. EXHIBITION OF PICTURES.

    Mr. Joshua Lake has sailed for Australia by the Orontes. He is taking with him four hundred paintings in oil and water colours, which occupy six ...

    Article : 207 words
  3. CORNELIAN BAY CEMETERY.

    Mr. Tregear, the Warden-elect for the New Town municipality, has created quite a hubbub by telling his Council on Monday evening that he understood ...

    Article : 454 words
  4. THE DRUCE CASE.

    The charge of perjury initiated by the claimant to the Portland title and estates, Geo. Hollamby Druce, against Herbert Druce, has been dismissed. ...

    Article : 436 words
  5. THE COMMONWEALTH.

    At a Cabinet meeting held this afternoon, Mr. J. Hume Cook (Vic.), a member of the House of Representatives, and Government whip, was appointed ...

    Article : 111 words
  6. Advertising

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    Advertising : 1,003 words
  7. THE WINNERS CONGRATULATED.

    The Englishmen were anxious to avoid the ordeal of speechmaking at the finish of the great test match. The executive of the Melbourne Cricket Club, however, ...

    Article : 214 words
  8. THE SECOND TEST MATCH.

    The final stage in the second test match was entered upon to-day, with the Englishmen requiring 123 runs to win the match, and six wickets to fall. The ...

    Article : 1,454 words
  9. MEETING OF PARLIAMENT.

    The Senate will reassemble at the end of this month, and at to-day's meeting of the Cabinet some measures to be dealt with when the tariff is disposed, ...

    Article : 58 words
  10. "OBSERVER'S" CRITICISM. THE GAME OF A LIFETIME.

    "So this most remarkable of test matches ended in a one-wicket victory for England," writes "Observer" of the "Argus," "and all honour to plodding. ...

    Article : 494 words
  11. FEDERAL COMMERCIAL AGENTS.

    As several of the States are abandoning the employment of special commercial agents, the Federal Government is considering the advisability of ...

    Article : 113 words
  12. THE "TIMES" NEWSPAPER.

    With respect to the report that there was a probability of "The Times" newspaper as a property being sold, an authoritative statement has been ...

    Article : 101 words
  13. THE DANYSZ RABBIT EXPERIMENTS.

    The Federal Government has decided to refer Dr. Tidswell's report upon the Danysz rabbit inoculation experiments to the chairmen of the Boards of Health ...

    Article : 94 words
  14. THE HAGUE PEACE CONFERENCE.

    A British Blue Book that has been issued relative to the recent Hague Peace Conference shows that the latest despatch from the Secretary of State ...

    Article : 161 words
  15. CHINESE STOWAWAYS.

    Mr. Lewis, chief clerk of the Department of External Affairs, recently made an investigation into allegations that have been constantly heard that ...

    Article : 93 words
  16. TEACHING RIFLE SHOOTING.

    The difficulty of teaching recruits the proper method of aiming with a rifle, and in brief, in initiating them in the elements of marksmanship, is one that ...

    Article : 932 words
  17. NEWSPAPER COMMENTS.

    The "Daily Telegraph" says it is difficult to adequately characterise as a prosecution a charge that was rebutted by such impressive testimony. It hopes ...

    Article : 100 words
  18. SYDNEY TENDER FOR VICTORIA.

    The Postmaster-General has approved of the tender of Mr. R. B. Hungerford, of Sydney, of 20 miles of telephone cable at the cost of £11,495, ...

    Article : 43 words
  19. POSITION OF SHAREHOLDERS.

    The Druce-Portland shareholders have convened a meeting to be held in three weeks' time. Mr. Coburn states that he has been ...

    Article : 50 words
  20. POSTAL PROHIBITION.

    The Postmaster-General (Mr. Mauger) had an interview to-day with the representative of the Freeman and Wallace Institute in regard to the ...

    Article : 105 words
  21. THE ENGLISHMEN'S RECORDS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 170 words
  22. MINERS IN FRANCE.

    The French mining companies have virtually conceded the demand of the miners for a working day of eight hours. The change will take effect ...

    Article : 51 words
  23. CANNIBALS IN THE CONGO.

    A body of explorers in the employment of the International Rubber Corporation at Kasaia, in the Congo Free State, had a severe encounter last week ...

    Article : 91 words
  24. REFORM IN MACEDONIA.

    The Porte has on three different occasions offered to take the foreign reform agents in Macedonia into its own military service, but the Powers have ...

    Article : 99 words
  25. COAL MINERS' STRIKE.

    The position as regards, the Newcastle coal trouble is unaltered, and will be so until to-morrow, when the special coal court will decide as to the ...

    Article : 532 words
  26. REVOLUTIONARY STUDENTS.

    A number of students at Kieff, who have been arrested, had bombs in their possession. They had blackmailed, the Kieff Iron Works Co., and received ...

    Article : 62 words
  27. THE THIRD TEST MATCH.

    For the third test match, commencing at Adelaide on Friday, the selection committee have definitely determined to give Hartigan, of Queensland, a place in the ...

    Article : 176 words
  28. CHURCH AND STATE LAW.

    Large sums of money have disappeared in France in connection, with the transfer of property under the terms of the Church and State ...

    Article : 61 words
  29. CANADA AND JAPAN.

    Reuter states that the Canadian Minister of Labour (Mr. C. Lemieux) who recently visited Japan, has returned to Canada, and admits that no ...

    Article : 70 words
  30. THE NEXT TEST MATCHES.

    Following upon the article published in yesterday's issue of "The Mercury," advocating the inclusion of a representative from Tasmania in the remaining test ...

    Article : 393 words
  31. RETRIAL OF HARRY THAW.

    The retrial of Harry Thaw at New York on a charge of murdering Stanford White has been commenced. Mr. M. Littleton, who is defending Thaw, ...

    Article : 291 words
  32. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN EGGS.

    The South Australian eggs which arrived last week by the steamer Geelong were very much broken owing to tight packing; otherwise they carried ...

    Article : 51 words
  33. TRAGEDY IN THE BUSH.

    A cold-blooded murder, closely followed by the suicide of the murderer, occurred yesterday afternoon at Wigola, near Cunderbin, in Western Australia. ...

    Article : 199 words
  34. GENERAL CABLES.

    General Booth has been invited to send to Canada twenty-five, thousand navvies. Work will be guaranteed to these men for ten years at the rate of ...

    Article : 37 words
  35. NULLITY OF MARRIAGE.

    The Countess of Yarmouth (neo Miss Alice, Thaw, of Pittsburg), is suing for the nullity of her marriage with the Earl of Yarmouth, to whom she was ...

    Article : 33 words
  36. A MINING DRILL.

    It is believed that the introduction of the Gordon stope drill will solve the Band labour problem, since a native working with the instrument for five ...

    Article : 44 words
  37. BREADSTUFFS.

    The quantity of wheat and flour afloat for the United Kingdom is estimated at 2,360,000 quarters, and for the Continent at 905,000 quarters. ...

    Article : 43 words
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