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  2. GATES ACROSS ROADS.

    For some time past a keenly-contested discussion has been carried on in the correspondence columns of "The Mercury" as to the advisableness or ...

    Article : 503 words
  3. MURDER AND ROBBERY.

    M. Adolphe Steinheil, a well-known French portrait painter, was murdcred at his villa near Paris last night. Three. men and a woman, who ...

    Article : 132 words
  4. THE TROUBLE IN SAMOS.

    Later details of the disoidor at Samos, an island of the Greek Archipelago. off the west coast of Asia Minor, show that the Turks killed eighty ...

    Article : 180 words
  5. PERSONAL.

    According to a London newspaper, Lord and Lady Hyde will accompany Lord Dudley to Australia Lord Hyde is the oldest son of the Earl of Clarendon, and ...

    Article : 1,357 words
  6. INDIAN FRONTIER TROUBLE.

    Active operations on the Indian frontier against, the Mohmands closod' on Friday with the destruction of the Khoda Khel stronghold by the second ...

    Article : 56 words
  7. NEWS OF THE DAY.

    The influence of the depression in the mineral industry, which has been accentuated of late by the trouble existing on the West Coast, is operating in a marked ...

    Article : 3,349 words
  8. THE SURPLUS REVENUE.

    "There have been no further developments," replied the Treasurer when questioned yesterday in relation to the proposal of the Fderal Government to ...

    Article : 196 words
  9. THE RIVAL SULTANS.

    "The Times" correspondent at Tangier states that the cause of the Sultan Abdul Aziz has suffered a severe blow owing to the recent defeat of a pait of ...

    Article : 58 words
  10. THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE.

    It is reported nt Rome that the Kaiser has initiated an exchange of notes between the Chancellors at Rome, Vic[?] and Berlin, with a view to ...

    Article : 68 words
  11. DELAGRANGE'S AEROPLANE.

    M. Delagrange, who gave an exhibition with his aeroplane before the King of Italy at Rome last week, made further successful ascents yesterday, in ...

    Article : 102 words
  12. ENGLISH CRICKET

    Playing for Marylebone against Cambridge on Saturday, F. Tarrant took seven wickets for 46 runs. Tarrant's performance included the ...

    Article : 30 words
  13. ABDUL KADIR'S ACCOMPLICES.

    The death sentences passed last week on twelve of Abdul Kadir's accomplices have been commuted to imprisonment for life. ...

    Article : 65 words
  14. STATEMENT BY SIR WM. LYNE.

    In the House of Representatives to-day, Sir Wm. Lyne, in reply to Sir John Forrest (W.A.), said that the amount returned by the Commonwealth, to the States ...

    Article : 307 words
  15. A BALLOON RACE.

    Thirty balloons ascended yesterday to take part in the international race, which started at Hurlingham, in England. ...

    Article : 53 words
  16. CARRIAGE OF MAILS.

    Last year the Postmaster-General had a conference with the Commissioners of State Railways with reference to the payments to be made by the Post ...

    Article : 183 words
  17. KING'S VISIT TO RUSSIA.

    In addition to a number of British cruisers, eight destroyers of a speed of twenty-five knots will escort King Edwards yacht as far as Reval, where His ...

    Article : 47 words
  18. THE AUSTRALIAN SQUADRON.

    The British cruiser Gibralter, 7,700 tons, is taking a relief crew for the cruiser Challenger, 5,800 tons, and half a ciew for the cruiser Prometheus, ...

    Article : 55 words
  19. IN THE COUNCIL.

    Considerable interest attached to the meeting of the Oatlands Municipal Council yesterday, in view of the fact that Councillor Button had given notice at ...

    Article : 1,139 words
  20. REFORMS IN MACEDONIA.

    The St. Petersburg newspaper "Nov[?] Vremyn," in referring to the situation in Macedonia, hints that Great Britain and Russia have ngreed to the ...

    Article : 86 words
  21. A LOQUACIOUS SENATOR.

    During the debate in the United States Senate last week on the compromise reached by committees representing the Senate and the House of ...

    Article : 238 words
  22. THE SMELTERS TROUBLE.

    When seen yesterday in regard to the smelters trouble on the West Coast, the Premier said that he was hopeful of an nrrangement being arrived at very ...

    Article : 189 words
  23. FEDERAL PARLIAMENTARY SESSION.

    A meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held to-day. Mr. Deakin and all the other Ministers were present. Mr. Chapman, who returned from Sydney ...

    Article : 100 words
  24. KURDS IN PERSIA.

    The Kurds who recently "crossed the Persian border are still pillaging in the Urumiah district. Armod Bands of Kurds have ...

    Article : 36 words
  25. GERMAN PASTORS IN ENGLAND.

    On Saturday His Majesty King Edward received nt Buckingham Palace the German pastors who are visiting England. ...

    Article : 41 words
  26. A RUMOUR DENIED.

    During the last week or so a rumour to the effect that the Mount Lyell Co. is contemplating the taking over of the Tasmanian Co.'s smelting works at Zeehan, ...

    Article : 62 words
  27. CLUB SWINGING RECORD.

    Tom Burrows completed 62 hours 7min. continuous club swinging at Christchurch on Saturday night, beating his own previous record at ...

    Article : 32 words
  28. BRISEIS AND RINGAROOMA.

    Considerable activity is being displayed at the Briseis tin mines, and all works are in full swing. Nothing has occured to warrant the somewhat violent ...

    Article : 91 words
  29. AN ANARCHIST ARRESTED.

    A man named Alemany, described [?] a militant Spanish anarchist, has been arrested at Lisbon and conveyed to Spain. ...

    Article : 97 words
  30. TASMANIAN POST OFFICES.

    The reclassification of Tasmanian post-offices has not been published on account of the non-receipt of documents from Hobart. ...

    Article : 41 words
  31. THE NEW SHAMROCK.

    Sir T. Lipton's now yacht, Shamrock IV., which was launched last month and subsequently undeiwent some successful trials in the Solent, has ...

    Article : 289 words
  32. PARENTS' HEARTLESS CONDUCT.

    A case exhibiting great callousness on the part of a parent was heard at the Police Court to-day, when William Drake was proceeded against under ...

    Article : 327 words
  33. A DEATH SENTENCE.

    At the Central Criminal Court to-day, Joseph Rossiter was charged with wounding Mary Emma Williams at Padding ton, with intent to murder her. He ...

    Article : 55 words
  34. THE FRENCH DERBY.

    The race for the Prix du Jockey Club (French Derby) was run yesterday at Chantilly. The distance was 1½ mile, and the value of the stake ...

    Article : 65 words
  35. PLAGUE INFECTED RATS.

    The [?]mer Innamincka, which was fumigated at Melbourne, and a hundred rats killed, some of them being infected with plague, is again undergoing ...

    Article : 71 words
  36. THE KAISER AND PEACE.

    On Saturday the Kaiser, in proposing the toast of the King and Queens of Sweden, who are visiting Berlin, cited the North Sea and Baltic Sea ...

    Article : 113 words
  37. THE ILL-FATED ORION.

    The s.s. Konnookarra left Launceston to-night-for Flinders Island, to make further search for wreckage from the ill[?]ated steamer Orion. ...

    Article : 30 words
  38. A LIGHTER SINKS.

    A cargo of timber for the Sydney Harbour Trust has been lost near Port Stephens. The lighter Martha [?]nk in deep water while being towed from ...

    Article : 50 words
  39. AFGHANS IN PERSIA.

    Advices from Teheran state that Afghans are invading parts of Persia. It is said that seven hundred well armed Afghans have occupied R[?]gan. ...

    Article : 36 words
  40. A FARMER'S FAILURE.

    Jas. Millwood, jun., a farmer of Lisle road, has filed his petition in bankruptey for the discharge of liabilities which are set down at £27[?] 5s. 4d. ...

    Article : 34 words
  41. FIRE AT MEANDER.

    Mr. S. West, storekeeper at Meander, lost his shop and dwelling by fire on Sunday morning. Nearly the whole of the contents of the shop and house were ...

    Article : 56 words
  42. GENERAL TELEGRAMS.

    The sewerage works are progressing satisfactorily. The trenches are almost completed along Marine-terrace, and the contractor is now [?]vating the ...

    Article : 43 words
  43. GENERAL CABLES.

    T. Hassell beat H. Taylor in the final for the Amateur Golf Championship yesterday by seven up and six to Play. ...

    Article : 30 words
  44. SALVATION ARMY.

    The annual social gathering in connection with the Salvation Army was held to-night in the Mechanics-hall, the Hon. C. Russen, M.L.C., presiding. The ...

    Article : 75 words
  45. THE LICENSING BILL.

    Mr. L. V. Harcourt (First Commissioner of Works), speaking at New[?] castle-one-Tyne on Satudary, k said the Government was prepared to consider ...

    Article : 51 words
  46. HORSES SHIPPED TO INDIA.

    Currandoole[?] Marguerite, Tangaroa[?] Melbourne, Munjeet, and Longehamps were amongst the horses shipped to India by the s.s. Hymettus to-day. ...

    Article : 29 words
  47. Advertising

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  48. MINERS' OVERDUE WAGES.

    The first payment of 10s. in the £ was made to-day to the late-employees of the Colebrook mine. ...

    Article : 26 words
  49. AN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION.

    The Peary Polar Club is arranging for an expedition to the Antarctic, but Lieutenant Peary will not lead it. ...

    Article : 30 words
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