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  2. THE HEEMSKIRK MURDER.

    The coronial inquiry, adjourned from the 12th inst.[?] which is being held into the circumstances attending the death of Edward Tame, alias Phillips, whose dead ...

    Article : 428 words
  3. THE KAISER'S NEW ROLE.

    The burgomaster of Berlin, on behalf of the municipality, presented an address to the Kaiser on Saturday. The Kaiser's reply consisted of a ...

    Article : 75 words
  4. PROPOSED EDUCATION COMPROMISE.

    It was stated last week that Lord Hugh Cecil, Lord Halifax, and the Dean of Canterbury (Very Rev. H. Wace) had outlined the terms of a ...

    Article : 155 words
  5. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    The Customs collections at Hobart for the week ended November 21 were:—Duties, £1,895 10s. 1d.; excise, £658 18s. 4d.; miscellaneous, £5 5s. 6d.; ...

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  6. THE SUNSHINE DISASTER.

    The hearing of the actions against the Railway Commissioners arising out of the Sunshine disaster was continued to-day in the County Court, before Judge Box ...

    Article : 148 words
  7. UNREST IN INDIA.

    Satyondra Nath Bose, who was found guilty a couple of weeks ago of having been implicated with Konai Lall Dutt in the murder of a native named ...

    Article : 174 words
  8. THE FEDERAL MINISTRY.

    A long meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held to-day. All Ministers were present, and most attention was given to the framing of the policy ...

    Article : 126 words
  9. THE CULLINAN DIAMOND.

    Over one hundred flawless brilliants have been cut from the Cullinan diamond, including the two stones weighing 516 and 309 carats respectively. ...

    Article : 216 words
  10. SON'S VALUE IN CASH.

    The action brought by Mrs. Mary Pearl, to recover £1,000 as damages for the loss of her son, Alfred Ernest Denier, was concluded. The mother sued to ...

    Article : 72 words
  11. POSTAL COMMISSION.

    The sittings of the Postal Commission were resumed at Parliament House to-day. H. W. Jensen, Chief Electrical Engineer for Victoria, was further ...

    Article : 190 words
  12. A NEW BILL.

    The new Education Bill, prepared by the President of the Board of Education (Mr. Runciman), has been formally read the first time in tho House of ...

    Article : 362 words
  13. VICTORIAN PUBLIC WORKS.

    The Metropolitan Board of Works has been authorised to borrow £1,000,000 for water supply undertaking, and to extend control over certain ...

    Article : 94 words
  14. FISCAL REFORM.

    At the annual meeting of the Liberal Unionist Council at Manchester yesterday it was decided that fiscal reform should be the first constructive ...

    Article : 56 words
  15. THE SUBJECT OF TARIFFS.

    Mr. Andrew Carnegie, in an article in the December number of the "Century Magazine," suggests that the time has now, come for the United States ...

    Article : 76 words
  16. A CENTRAL BUREAU.

    The premises on the south-east corner, of Collins-street and Swanston-street have been leased by the Government to be fitted up as a railway, tourist, and land ...

    Article : 48 words
  17. PENNY-A-WORD CABLES.

    The Duke of Connaught. Lord Roberte, the Premier of New Zealand (Sir Joseph Ward), Mr. Andrew Carnegie, and many members of the House of ...

    Article : 54 words
  18. LEE-ENFIELD RIFLE.

    It is freely alleged by experts that the new magazine Leo-Enfield rifle, mark III., which has just been issued to the troops in Australia, is already Obsolete. ...

    Article : 158 words
  19. ACCIDENT AT FRANKLIN.

    About half-past 5, at the Federal-Jetty, a serious accident occurred this afternoon. The steamship Huon had just unloaded a ton of flour into Mr. Jabez ...

    Article : 135 words
  20. FIRE IN NEW ZEALAND.

    A fire at Hokitika destroyed the Empire Hotel, gutted the Union, Steamship Co.'s office, and badly scorched the Bank of New Zealand. ...

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  21. MUTINY AMONG CHINESE TROOPS.

    A mutiny has broken out among the troops at Ngan-King, the capital of Ngnn-Whei. in China. The mutineers were defeated last ...

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  22. A NEW ZEALAND COMPANY.

    After paying debenture interest and adding £35,000 to reserve accounts, the statement of accounts of the New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency ...

    Article : 72 words
  23. HEAVY SENTENCES.

    A sentence of seven years' imprisonment was passed on John Wilson, who was convicted of bigamy for the second time. All three women whom he married ...

    Article : 105 words
  24. GAUDY UNIFORMS.

    The now Minister for Defence is much opposed to the system of requiring officers to wear expensive and gaudy uniforms, and the brilliant full and mess ...

    Article : 51 words
  25. ALLEGED ATTEMPT TO MURDER

    At Bendigo to-day, Edward James Slattery, 20, was charged with, having, on November 15, shot at William Knight at Axe Creek with, intent to ...

    Article : 164 words
  26. PREMIER ON TOUR.

    The Premier addressed a fairly large gathering of electers in the Town-hall to-night, the Warden presiding. The Premier prefaced his remarks by ...

    Article : 485 words
  27. THE PERSIAN CONSTITUTION.

    "The Times" correspondent at Teheran says that the rescript issued by the Shah abolishing the Constitution is considered an open affront to Great ...

    Article : 204 words
  28. CATTLE DISEASE IS AMERICA.

    Foot and mouth disease affects the cattle in ten parts of Pennsylvania. There are also indications that it has spread to Maryland. ...

    Article : 62 words
  29. CONVICTAS MURDEROUS ATTACK.

    A man named Armstrong, a gacler at the Terrace Gaol, Wellington, was stabbed in the back to-day with a chisel by a convict named Norman. ...

    Article : 42 words
  30. PEARLING LICENSES.

    The long delayed decision regarding the application for pearling licenses round the coasts of Australia was made to-day by the Minister for External Affairs. It ...

    Article : 134 words
  31. PERSONAL.

    His Excellency the Governor-General has accepted the position of patron of the Motor Boat Club of Victoria. The Chief Justice, Sir John Dodds, who ...

    Article : 672 words
  32. LOCAL OPTION IN NEW[?] ZEALAND.

    A recount of the votes shows that Masterton carried no-license by 34 votes. At Hutt the local option recount shows that no-license was lost by 29 votes. ...

    Article : 40 words
  33. THE CZAR IN THE STREETS.

    The Czar, looking extremely well, made his, first appearance for several years in the streets yesterday, when attending the funeral of the late Grand ...

    Article : 65 words
  34. MELBOURNE DIVORCE CASE.

    The Chief Justice to-day granted a decree nisi for the dissolution of the marriage of Edward and Grace Lee, on the grounds of misconduct on the part ...

    Article : 96 words
  35. DEATH IN A BURROW.

    A boy named Collins went out rabbit shooting at Henderson to-day. As he did not return, a search was made, and his dead body has been found in a rabbit ...

    Article : 66 words
  36. EXTENSIVE RAINS.

    Rain on Saturday and yesterday covered three-fourths of the State. It was very light in the west, but the southern portion of the Riverina and ...

    Article : 59 words
  37. GREAT GOLF MATCH.

    In a "foursome" at Sandwich on Saturday G. Duncan and C. H. Maye, two, rising professional golf players, defeated Tom Vardon and E. Ray in a match ...

    Article : 218 words
  38. REBELLION IN HAYTI.

    General Simon has headed a rebellion in Southern Hayti. The officials at Lescuyes have taken refuge in the German legation. ...

    Article : 167 words
  39. FOUND DROWNED.

    The body of Charles Hill, 36, newspaper vendor, was taken out of Merri Creek to-day. ...

    Article : 21 words
  40. A CHARGE DISMISSED.

    The parties concerned in the above suit also made an appearance in another. This was the trial of William Moncrieff, a private inquiry agent. It was ...

    Article : 134 words
  41. WAGES IN PRINTING TRADE.

    The Printing Trade Wages Board has under consideration a proposal from the Melbourne Typographical Society for an increase of wages of jobbing hands from ...

    Article : 56 words
  42. GENERAL TELEGRAMS.

    Harry James, a woodcutter at Dundas, was admitted to the Zeehan Hospital to-day with a severe cut on his shin just above the ankle. This was ...

    Article : 42 words
  43. STEAMER BUCEROS UNINJURED.

    The steamer Buceros, which ran on a sandbank off Kingston on November 16, was towed off on Saturday. The hull was not damaged. ...

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  44. KILLED BY A FALL OF GRAVEL

    Thomas Hendy, a welf-known farmer and contractor at Dandenong, was quarrying fine gravel at the quarry to-day. when a mass of rock and earth which ...

    Article : 68 words
  45. THE CLOTHING TRADE.

    The new clothing trade Wages Board determination, which will come into force on January 4, 1809, is os follows:— Order garments.—Cutters, 52s. 6d. per ...

    Article : 150 words
  46. THE BALKAN TROUBLE.

    The Emperor Francis Josef has strongly impressed his Ministry with the earnestness of his desire for a peaceful solution of the Balkan trouble! ...

    Article : 65 words
  47. PAPUAN APPOINTMENTS.

    At a meeting of the Federal Executive Council to-day, Judge Murray was appointed Lieut.-Governor of Papua, at a salary of £1,250 a year. ...

    Article : 67 words
  48. UNITED STATES AND CANADA.

    At the annual dinner of the New York Chamber of Commerce on Friday reference was made to the question of a commercial union between the ...

    Article : 52 words
  49. THE SUBJECT OF INSURANCE

    A resolution was carried in the House of Representatives a few weeks ago authorising the appointment of a Royal Commission to inquire into the subject ...

    Article : 91 words
  50. A DETERMINED SUICIDE.

    A man named Richard Brakewell committed suicide in a house he had recently purchased at Grassmere, near Dandenong, this morning by blowing ...

    Article : 73 words
  51. CUAMEAGNE FOR BURGLARS.

    Burglars on Sunday night broke into a pavilion at the Warehousemen's cricket ground, where lawn tennis championships are being played, ...

    Article : 54 words
  52. VOTES FOR WOMEN.

    The conference of Conservative Associations that is being held at Cardiff has carried a resolution in favour of extending the parliamentary franchise ...

    Article : 49 words
  53. GENERAL CABLES.

    The quantity of wheat afloat for the United Kingdom is estimated at 2,185,000 quarters; for the Continent, 1,645,000 quarters. ...

    Article : 69 words
  54. INSOLVENCY.

    A meeting of the creditors of Mrs. Florence Elisabeth Campbell Jones, of the Carlton Club Hotel, Hobart, was held at the office of Mr. C. S. Page on ...

    Article : 105 words
  55. CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL FUND.

    'The subscriptions to the Children's Hospital fund now amount to £1,253 3s. 7d. ...

    Article : 24 words
  56. A COSTLY CHINESE.

    Captain Lancelet Dawson, of the steamer Tayuan, was to-day fined £100 for having allowed a prohibited immigrant (one of the Chinese crew) to enter the ...

    Article : 80 words
  57. A MISERLY WOMAN.

    Annie Faull, an old woman who resided in Burns' Lane, off Lonsdalestreet, was fonnd dead on Saturday night. In her ragged effects £150 in ...

    Article : 50 words
  58. EXPLOSION IN A STREET MAIN

    An explosion of gas occurred in a main during street excavations at Brooklyn, in the United States, yesterday. ...

    Article : 46 words
  59. LAUNCESTON CLOCK AND CHIMES.

    The sub-committee of the clock and chimes fund has framed a recommendation with regard to the tenders which have been received. This will be ...

    Article : 48 words
  60. PRESIDENT CASTRO ILL.

    President Castro, of Venezuela, who became seriously ill last month, is about to visit Europe to undergo an operation. ...

    Article : 33 words
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