Mr. McCall, secretary of the State Cabinet committee, to-day received instructions from the Premier, Sir Thomas Bent, to invite to Melbourne the Premiers ...Article : 284 words
The tram service of Sydney and suburbs was bro[?]ght to a sudden stop at 10 o'clock this morning. After last night's vote of the day staff ...Article : 1,212 words
The chief feature of Thursday's festivities in connection with the tercentenary celebrations at Quebec was the glorification of Samuel de Champlain, ...Article : 318 words
The first stage for His Majesty the King's prize, in connection with the Bisley competitions, was fired to-day. The distances are 200, 500, and 600 ...Article : 147 words
We have received a copy of the "Rothesay (Scotland) Express," which contains a long report of the welcome home to Mr. George Innes. There was a public ...Article : 1,254 words
A sensational incident occurred this week at the town of Jamaica Plain, near Boston. Three armed strangers, who are ...Article : 215 words
A Court of Revision of the Queenborough Municipality was to have been held yesterday afternoon, but owing to unforeseen circumstances had to be ...Article : 1,824 words
Tidings received last month of the cars competing in the motor race from New York to Paris stated that they had reached Siberia from Vladivostock, and ...Article : 92 words
A curious defence was raised in an [?] tion in the County Court to-day. The[?] plaintiff was Ernest George Harris, a[?] fur-cutter, and the defendants the Union ...Article : 321 words
The Premier of the Transvaal (General Botha) states that he has strongly urged the Imperial Government to retain the British garrison in the ...Article : 98 words
A number of miners engaged in the High House colliery at Auchinleck, in the coal mining district of Ayrshire, Scotland, had a thrilling experience ...Article : 83 words
Jabez Wolffe, who made a fifth attempt to swim across the English Channel early in July, but who was com(pelled to abandon the effort after being ...Article : 76 words
A British subject named Clark Kennedy was kidnapped by Moors, outside of Tangier last month. A ransom of fifty thousand dollars ...Article : 90 words
A peculiar church dispute, arising out of the marriage of a resident of Norwich, in England, with his deceased wife's sister, was brought before Sir ...Article : 126 words
A tragedy took place at the Family[?] Hotel, Townsville, yesterday,. A Japanese cook named Taraka shof[?]l dead a waitress named Maggie ...Article : 93 words
The Duchess of Argyll has opened at Kensington Palace the annual exhibition of the Royal Drawing Society. Fifteen hundred drawings are being ...Article : 73 words
The one hundred metres (109.[?]yds.) race in the Olympic contests in the Stadium at Shepherd's Bush, was won yesterday by Walker, a South African ...Article : 84 words
Mrs. Beechey, the heroine of Pyengana, arrived here this morning from St. Helen's in one of Mr. J. W. Thompson's motor cars, driven by that ...Article : 305 words
The Admiralty division of the High Court has given its decision in the matter of the collision that occurred some time ago between the steamers ...Article : 74 words
The disaffection among the Turkish troops has made the Sultan somewhat apprenhensive regarding the loyalty of his responsible officers. ...Article : 192 words
Private members' business took up unexpected time. Mr. Bennett, began with a motion providing for free grants of land to settlers under certain conditions of ...Article : 716 words
The American fleet of battleships commanded by Admiral Sperry has sailed from Honolulu for Auckland. ...Article : 27 words
The Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council in Natal have passed the Indemnity Bill. ...Article : 25 words
On the report stage of the Irish Universities Bill in the House of Commons yesterday, the Ulster members vainly tried to introduce amendments, ...Article : 146 words
The Labour party in the House of Commons will introduce in the autumn session a bill providing for the compulsory feeding of necessitous school ...Article : 30 words
A manifesto has been issued in Turkey opposing interference with Macedonia by the powers or the Balkan States. It promises freedom to every ...Article : 43 words
A deputation of Welsh Nonconformists waited upon the Prime Minister (Mr. [?]. H. Asquith) yesterday, and urged him to introduce a bill to ...Article : 123 words
Sergt. Matthews, of the 5th Australian Infantry Regiment, brought under the notice of the Chief of Ordnance a magazine rifle which he had invented. This ...Article : 251 words
The annual meeting of the Launceston Rifle Club was held to-night, Captain Walter Croft presiding. The report showed that the club had 4[?] ...Article : 185 words
The Bank of England figures for July 23, with the previous week's totals given in parentheses, are as follow:— Issue Department. — Reserves in ...Article : 84 words
Mr. H. C. Dannevig, who was appointed some months ago as Director of Fisheries for Australia, will enter upon[?] his Federal duties next week. ...Article : 77 words
A report is current to the effect that a tannery on a fairly large scale is to be established in the neighbourhood of Launceston. ...Article : 221 words
It was recently stated in the House of Commons that one of the causes that contributed to the high price of meat in England was the fact that the trade ...Article : 141 words
The Court of Marine Inquiry to-day found that the collision between the steamer Courier and the naval picket launch in Hobson's Bay on June 30 ...Article : 130 words
At the inquest held to-day touching the death of David Young, who was killed at the North Lyell mine, the evidence went to show that a large ...Article : 85 words
New Zealand 3 per cent., —89. Tasmanian 3½, £99; 3, £88. ...Article : 13 words
A new branch of the A.N.A. was formed here last night. Twenty-three members were enrolled. The officers elected were:— M. Handley, president; C. R. Hales, ...Article : 45 words
The bank rate of discount for three months bills is 13/8 per cent. The rate at Paris is 13/8, and at Berlin 2[?] per cent. Short-dated loans are quoted in ...Article : 36 words
The public has fully subscribed the Tasmanian 3½ per cent. £200,000 loan. ...Article : 18 words
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