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  2. THE GOLDFIELDS' WATER SUPPLY SCHEME.

    Recently the Commissionor of Works stated that a French company had offered, through the Engineer-in-Chief. in London, to construct the proposed Goldfields' Water ...

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  3. CABLEGRAMS.

    The nature of the welcome given by the Czar of Russia to President Faure of France, who is now visiting him, is described as unparalleled in its ...

    Article : 120 words
  4. Parliamentary.

    In the Legislative Council the Hon. H. G. Parsons presented the report of the Select Committee on the Hainault G.M. Bill, which stated that the Gazette of December 4 last ...

    Article : 1,225 words
  5. Telegraphic News

    Mr Miles, Secretary for Works, has received a cablegram from the Agent-General in London, stating that Mr J. J. Harwood, Inspector of Works, who is in England on ...

    Article : 49 words
  6. Telegraphic News.

    Mr J. M. Solomon, solicitor, this morning applied for a writ of habcas corpus in the mutter of Joseph Edwards, salesman, who appeared at the Police Court yesterday, and ...

    Article : 72 words
  7. TENNIS.

    A general meeting of the Kalgoorlie Tennis Club was held recently at Brown ow's Exchange Hotel. The secretary reported that the Government had granted the club ...

    Article : 153 words
  8. SPORTING.

    On Tuesday night, in the Grand Hotel billiard tournament. " Squash" (scratch) beat Kearton (20 points behind) by 46 points. ...

    Article : 508 words
  9. A GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS' PROHIBITION.

    The Government has decided to in all future public works contracts insert a clause prohibiting the employment of Asiatic or African labor. The clause reads as ...

    Article : 116 words
  10. THE SENSATIONAL STABBING AFFAIR.

    The woman Nixon, one of the victims of yesterday's stubbing affair, is still in a critical condition, and the doctors are unable to say whether she will recover. Addison is ...

    Article : 95 words
  11. FOOTBALL.

    Business-relating to the third test match, Kalgoorlie v Coolgarlie, the match against Combined Perth on September 11. and the disbursement to the associated clubs is to be ...

    Article : 99 words
  12. PUBLIC RECEPTION TO MR RUDALL.

    A public meeting to welcome Mr Rudall was held in the Town Hall to-day. Mr Simpson Newland, the president of the local Board of the Geographical Society, presided ...

    Article : 233 words
  13. REMISSION OF PASTORAL RENTS.

    The Executive Council decided to-day that in consequence of the drought in the Gascoyne and north-west divisions of the colony pastoral rents due on September I should be ...

    Article : 37 words
  14. TRADE BETWEEN CANADA AND BRITAIN.

    It is now announced that Canada will give the products and wares of Great Britain preferential import tariff, while to meet Britain's foreign ...

    Article : 60 words
  15. Advertising

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    Advertising : 658 words
  16. AN UNVERIFIED REPORT.

    The Stock Department recently received a report from the Geraldton district that a ewe had been picked up on one the runs badly affected with scab. Inspectors were ...

    Article : 63 words
  17. EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM.

    The Inspector-General of chools, Mr Cyril Jackson, leaves for the eastern colonies to-morrow to enquire into the customs of the Education Departments there, with a view ...

    Article : 47 words
  18. RELATIONS OF THE COLONIES WITH THE HOME COUNTRY.

    On the 13th hist the Secretary of State for the Colonies (Right Hon J. Chamberlain) wrote to the colonial Governors that he was sending to them ...

    Article : 136 words
  19. THE COHN v OATS ELECTION PETITION.

    I. J. K. Cohn's petition against the return, of Captain Oats as Member of the Legislative Assembly for Yilgarn was further considered in the Civil Court to-day. Mr Lake's ...

    Article : 416 words
  20. SALVAGE SALE.

    A salvage sale of a unique character took place at Port Adelaide to-day, when 400 tons of damaged cargo from the s s. Gulf of Martaban was sold by auction. It will be ...

    Article : 76 words
  21. Cricket.

    The Perseverance Cricket Club held a meeting at Powell's Hotel on Tuesday night. There was a good attendance, Mr A. Bennett presiding. The following gentlemen promised ...

    Article : 508 words
  22. BANK OF ENGLAND G.M. CO.

    The second general meeting of the Panic of England G.M. Co. was held. to-day. The balance-sheet showed the expenditure for the past six months, £7025; receipts from ...

    Article : 47 words
  23. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL ELECTION.

    The writ in connection with the election for the Central District in the Legislative Council, rendered necessary by the resignation of Mr D. M. Charleston, has been issued. ...

    Article : 45 words
  24. TURKEY AND GREECE.

    The ambassadors of the Powers at Constantinople have decided to ascertain the amount of Greek revenues assignable for the interest on the loan ...

    Article : 99 words
  25. A BANKRUPT'S TROUBLES.

    Joseph Edwards, a salesman, was charged and remanded with having been a bankrupt duly adjudicated in Western Australia, and that he d d unlawfully contribute to his ...

    Article : 34 words
  26. THE REVENUE.

    The stamp duties amounting to £4530 for the period extending from July 1 to August 21 show a decrease of £449 as compared with last year. The land and income tax amounted ...

    Article : 44 words
  27. WHAT IS AN INCOME?

    An important taxation case was decided in the Banco Court to-day. Some time ago George Thompson, manager of the Adelaide Co-operative Society, was sued by the ...

    Article : 87 words
  28. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    All inquest has been held on the body of the child Ellen Tanner, who was found dead in her mother's arms at Canterbury. A verdict of death from shock, consequent on ...

    Article : 72 words
  29. WEST AUSTRALIA AND THE FEDERAL CONVENTION.

    Up to this afternoon the Premier had not received any reply to his telegram of the previous day to the Premier of Victoria in regard to the adjournment of the Federal ...

    Article : 206 words
  30. THE GREAT PARIS FIRE.

    The trials in connection with the fire which wrecked the big charity bazaar in Paris, and by which appalling loss of human life was caused, have been ...

    Article : 114 words
  31. SILVER FOR INDIA.

    The R.M.S. Massilia to-day took away silver of the value of £15,788 for Colombo, shipped by the Broken Hill Proprietary Co. ...

    Article : 25 words
  32. ESCAPE FROM GAOL.

    John O'Bierne, undergoing four years' imprisonment for horse stealing, escaped from gaol while working at the Yatala quarry to-day. ...

    Article : 24 words
  33. DROWNED IN THE HARBOR.

    The body of a woman was found floating in the Harbor at daylight this morning. She has been identified as Jane James, a widow, aged 72. Her niece put her to bed last ...

    Article : 63 words
  34. SAVINGS BANK FIGURES.

    The annual report of the Savings Bank shows the total number of depositors to be 104.425. bring an increase of 4253 on the previous year. The amount to their credit ...

    Article : 41 words
  35. HANNANS STRAGGLERS.

    A committee meeting of the above club was held last high, and decided on making red and white the official colors of the club. The secretary reported the following ...

    Article : 130 words
  36. SKELETON IN THE BUSH.

    A human skeleton has been discovered in the bush at Sutherland. It is supposed to be the remains of Mrs Nagle, who e mysterious disappearance caused much excitement ...

    Article : 37 words
  37. THE LABOR PARTY S[?]LIT.

    Mr T. Price. M.P., who made the accusations against Mr D. M. Charleston of having acted traitorously to the labor Party, has offered to resign and oppose Mr Charleston ...

    Article : 55 words
  38. TASMANIA.

    The construction of the Waratch-Zeechan railway is proceeding satisfactorily about a mile of filling and grubbing having been done and a commencement having been ...

    Article : 45 words
  39. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    In the Assembly, in reply to a question, the Colonial Secretary said the general election of 1895 had cost £20,160, and the electoral office in that year £12,837. ...

    Article : 204 words
  40. VICTORIA.

    Some excitement was caused at North Brighton this evening when a girl named Jean Patterson publicly whipped the young man Gillespie Douglas, who stood his trial a ...

    Article : 116 words
  41. CITY RAILWAY PROPOSAL.

    The Public Works Committee to day dealt with the proposal to extend railway communication to the city, and a motion was carried that it was expedient to extend the ...

    Article : 56 words
  42. GENERAL ITEMS.

    His Honor Justice Boucaut is at present filling the dual positions of acting-Governor and Chief Justice. The Governor and Lady Victoria Buxton ...

    Article : 163 words
  43. PROBABLY DROWNED

    Charles H. Lloyd of New Norfolk, left his home on a shooting excursion to Arthurs March 5 miles [?] On his not returning a search was made and his boat was found ...

    Article : 57 words
  44. Advertising

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    Advertising : 80 words
  45. OPERATIC RIGHTS.

    In the Equity Court an injunction was grunted on the motion of Williamson and Chappels, against E. Wangenheim, restraining the respondent ...

    Article : 50 words
  46. DEPUTATION.

    An influential deputation from the West Coast waled on the Minister to-day, and urged them to place on the Estimates £50,000 for constructing a mole in order to ...

    Article : 72 words
  47. BROKEN HILL.

    Mr Wm. Jennings, underground foreman of Block 13, who was thrown from a horse on Sunday, died in the hospital to-day. ...

    Article : 32 words
  48. LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

    In the Assembly to-day the Commissioner of Public Works informed Mr. Gregory that the contract for the construction of the Kalgoorlie-Menzies railway had been ...

    Article : 1,074 words
  49. EAGLEHAWK WIFE MURDER.

    The Executive have confirmed the death sentence passed upon Chas. Hall for the murder of his wife at Eaglehnwk. The execution will take place on September 13 ...

    Article : 33 words
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