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  2. EAST COAST ORCHARDS.

    Mr. Osborne, the Government horticultural expert, returned to Hobart on Saturday by the s.s. Mongana from an official visit to the East Coast and ...

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  3. THE MAGNET MINE.

    Mr. F. W. Petterd, chairman of the board of directors of the Magnet Company, returned to Launceston to-day by the midday train ...

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  4. BURNS DEFEATS SQUIRES.

    "Tommy" Burns, the champion of the world, and "Bill" Squires, the Australian boxer, the match between whom at Stamford Bridge Grounds, ...

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  5. THE UNREST IN INDIA.

    Speaking at the Indian Civil Service dinner last evening, the Secretary for India (Viscount Morley), in referring to the unrest in India, said that unless ...

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  6. NARROW ESCAPE OF THE CZAR.

    It has transpired that the revolutionaries had arranged for an attack to be made upon the Czar during his recent visit to Reval to meet King ...

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  7. PERSONAL.

    The Minister for Customs (Mr. Austin Chapman) left for Queensland on Saturday. He will make an extended tour through the sugar country. The ...

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  8. DISRUPTION OF THE EMPIRE.

    Cardinal Logue, who has been visiting the United States, has returned to Ireland. He states that the alleged interview, ...

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  9. ANOTHER DREADNOUGHT.

    The construction of another vessel of the Dreadnought type will be commenced at Portsmouth in December. The vessel will be an improvement upon ...

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  10. IRON BOUNTY BILL

    "It was not my fault that the Iron Bounty Bill did not pass," said the Federal Treasurer (Sir William Lyne), referring yesterday to the recent report ...

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  11. OLD-AGE PENSIONS.

    The Liberal newspapers comment upon the proposal of the Labour party in the House of Commons to reduce the age at which pensions may be ...

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  12. PREVENTION OF CRIME.

    The Prevention of Crimes Bill, which embraces the Borstal system, was read the second time in the House of Commons yesterday by 133 votes to 11. ...

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  13. THE PRIME MINISTER'S VIEWS.

    Speaking at the National Liberal Club on Friday evening, the Prime Minister (Mr. H. H. Asquith) said that the old age pensions scheme was not ...

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  14. QUALITY OF SELF-RELIANCE.

    The Earl of Rosebery (Chancellor of the University of Glasgow), in an address to the students yesterday, said that everything was being done ...

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  15. POSTAL MATTERS.

    The Postmaster-General intends tomorrow to consider the recommendations made by the recent conference of Deputy Postmasters-General. ...

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  16. ENGLISH RACING.

    The Manchester Cup (handicap) of 3,000sovs. (a gold cup value 250sovs., and the rest in specie, for three-year-olds and upwards; the second to receive ...

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  17. TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES.

    The Prince of Wales, accompanied by the Princess of Wales, performed the opening ceremony in connection with the Rotherhithe-Stepney tunnel ...

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  18. THE AMERICAN FLEET.

    The Federal entertainment committee has definitely decided to present a medallion to each member ot the crew of the American battleships, an a souvenir ...

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  19. THE FEDERAL REVENUE.

    The revenue for the first week of the last month of the current financial year is, the Federal Treasurer stated yesterday, well up to his anticipations. It ...

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  20. FEDERAL SERVANTS' INCOMES

    The Federal public servants who voluntarily paid the income tax before the Commonwealth Act was passed specifically making them liable to pay ...

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  21. ENGLISH CRICKET.

    Prince Kumai Shri Ranjitsinhji, who has returned to England for the cricketing season, is playing again with Sussex, and in the match against ...

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  22. A JEWELLERY ROBBERY.

    Saunders, a former salesman in the employ of Abraham Bros., jewellers, of Birmingham, and White, a salesman in Jamaica, have been arrested at ...

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  23. CLOSE TO DEATH.

    Leslie Eckert and Peter McNelly were walking along the railway from East Greta to Maitland yesterday, when they were overtaken by a train and knocked ...

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  24. PRICE OF BUTTER.

    Butter is to be advanced another 4s. per cwt. to-morrow, making a 14s. rise in eight days. ...

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  25. THE TRIANGULAR MATCHES.

    The London newspaper "Refere[?]" reprobates Captain Wynyard for the letter that he has written with respect to triangular matches. There was no ...

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  26. ANGLO- RUSSIAN AGREEMENT.

    The Premier of Russia, M. Stolypin, in the course of an interview yesterday, summarising the results of the meeting of the Monarchs at Reval, ...

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  27. A VIOLENT HUSBAND.

    A remarkable story of how a violent husband was dealt with was told in the divorce court on Friday. Florence Nightingale Armstrong sought a ...

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  28. THE POSTAL SECRETARY.

    The Federal Government intends to retain the services of Mr. R. F. Scott, Postal Secretary, for a further term. Mr. Scott is above the retiring age, but ...

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  29. SUPPRESSION OF GAMBLING.

    The legislation recently passed by the Parliament of New York State to make gambling on racecourses punishable by imprisonment was carried, ...

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  30. THE GLADIATOR COLLISION.

    The Court-Martial has concluded its inquiry into the circumstances connected with the beaching of the British cruiser Gladiator, 5,750 tons, in April ...

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  31. A WOMANS DEATH.

    An inquest was held yesterday concerning the death of Jessie Wilkinson, in Pitt-street on the night of the 6th inst., and Henry Bray was committed ...

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  32. INTERNATIONAL MINERS' CONGRESS.

    The International Congress of Miners at Paris has unanimously adopted a resolution recommending the appointment of working men as inspectors of ...

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  33. MILITARY CHANGES.

    The following military notices appeared in yesterday's "Gazette":— Confirmation of provisional appointments—12th Australian Light Horse ...

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  34. DRUNKEN MAN'S DEATH.

    John Walsh, aged 35 years, was locked up at Trentham on Friday night, on a charge of being drunk. He was evidently suffering from the effects of ...

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  35. FEMALE SUFFRAGISTS.

    Ten thousand women suffragists marched from the Embankment to the Albert-hall yesterday, with the object of convincing Mr. Asquith that ...

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  36. LABOUR MATTERS.

    The members of the Eskbank Ironworks' Association last night came to the unanimous decision not to accept any reduction in wager, from Messrs. Hoskins, ...

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  37. GENERAL CABLES.

    Imperial Consols, 2[?] per cent., £87 7s. 6d. The underwriters of the West Australian 3½ per cent. loan of £1,000,000 ...

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  38. CHINESE HOME DESTROYED

    At 9 o'clock last night the hut of a Chinese gardener, situated in Leslie-street, was burnt to the ground. The fire brigade was called out, but when ...

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  39. THE OLYMPIAN GAMES.

    Following closely upon the notification that the United States selection committee had selected seventy-six athletes from 15,000 men to take part in ...

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  40. MINERS' FEDERATION.

    The executive of the Newcastle Miners' Federation decided it would be against the best interests of the Federation to register under the Industrial Disputes ...

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  41. DISMISSING CASUAL WORKERS'

    The Premier has been informed, unofficially, that the services of about 1,000 men who had been employed upon casual work in connection with the ...

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  42. A FRENCH TRAITOR DEGRADED.

    Lieutenant Ullmo, who was found guilty, some tige ago, of attempting to sell French military plans to Germany, has been publicly degraded at Toulon ...

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  43. COMPENSATION AGAINST A MOTORIST.

    The Court of Requests sat yesterday, Mr. L. E. Chambers, Commissioner, presiding. The following jury was empanelled: —Messrs. A. K. ...

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  44. THE LIBERAL PARTY.

    The Prime Minister (Hon. H. H. Asquith), speaking at the National Liberal Club in London last evening, affirmed that the internal condition of ...

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  45. WEIGHT OF POSTAL PARCELS.

    The weight of postal parcels between the United Kingdom and the United States will be increased to 11lb. on July 1. ...

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  46. SEIZURE OF OPIUM.

    The police raided a number of suspected premises, occupied mostly by Chinese, in search of opium. They were singularly successful, opium, or ...

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  47. SUDDEN DEATH.

    Mr. W. K. Boraldi, a resident of Waratah and Burnie for many years, died suddenly at his residence, Sulph[?] Creek, yesterday morning. The ...

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  48. MURDER AND ROBBERY.

    A desperate attack was made upon the Customs Department at Tiflis yesterday. Ten men entered the department about noon, and killed five ...

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  49. AUSTRALIAN PRELATES.

    The Australian League has given a great reception to the Australian prelates at the Kensington Town-hall. Lord and Lady Tonnyson, Lord and ...

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  50. THE SMELTERS.

    The manager of the Smelting Company, Mr. Harris, was in the city to-day, and had an interview with the chairman of directors of the Hercules Company with ...

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  51. WOODCUTTERS' GRIEVANCE.

    At the Woodcutters' Union meeting last night, Mr. W. Barber (president) was in the chair, and another discussion occurred re the employers ...

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  52. TASMANIAN PEARS.

    The steamer Somerset, which took about 175 cases of pears from Hobart, and the Persic, with 119 cases, 26 half-cases, 10 packages, and 295 trays ...

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  53. IRISH COUNTIES DISTURBED.

    A proclamation that has been issued discloses the fact that the counties of Sligo and West Meath are in a disturbed state and require additional ...

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  54. QUEENSTOWN MINING ACCIDENTS.

    While working at the reduction works on Saturday, a lad named Percy Butler fell and broke his left leg. W. Farrow, the sufferer from the cap ...

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  55. A SUCCESSFUL FAIR.

    The proceeds of the fair held last week in connection with the Presentation Convent amounted to £[?]0. This result is considered very satisfactory, ...

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  56. AN AUSTRIAN PAGEANT.

    The Emperor Francis Josef, in the presence of half a million people; viewed the jubilee historical pageant and procession at Hofburg yesterday. There ...

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