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  2. LO YAO TSEONG.

    Consul-General Lo Yao Tseong when, in Adelaide obtained the reputation of being extremely reticent. Although this is a natural trait of the Chinese native, it was ...

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  3. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    During a trip of a horse ferry-boat from Milson's Point to Sydney. Delia Malone, 31 years of age, was drowned. The woman in was in the company of a man at the time of ...

    Article : 99 words
  4. A DOMESTIC TRAGEDY.

    A shocking domestic tragedy occurred at Rocksdale this afternoon. Nicholas Birch, 33 years of age, attempted the murder of his wife, Sabina Birch, and fatally shot his ...

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  5. VICTORIA.

    The railway receipts last week were £60,544, an increase of £9,849 over the corresponding week of last year. The proposal of the Board of Health to ...

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  6. THE KING.

    The King and Queen have accepted an invitation to lunch with the Lord Mayor of London (Sir Joseph G. Dimsdale, M.P.), at the Guildhall, during the week following ...

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  7. AMERICAN TRADE.

    Mr. J. Pierpont Morgan, having formed his shipping combination (its capital being stated at £41,700,000), and acquired the Dominion (eight steamers, 73,749 tons), the ...

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  8. RUSSIAN UNREST.

    The whole population of Finland is united in its opposition to the tyranny of the Russian Government, and the people are offering a firm resistance to the attempted ...

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  9. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    To-day's price of bar silver is 1/11¾ per oz. ...

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  10. CABLE RATES.

    The new rate agreed upon under the bargain made between Mr. Drake and Sir J. G. Ward for messages over the Pacific cable is 4½d. per word from any part of the ...

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  11. VICTORIAN REFORM.

    Speaking at a meeting of the Hawthorn branch of the A.N.A. to-night, the State Premier (Mr. [?] an aggressive attitude towards the Kyabram ...

    Article : 210 words
  12. AN OLD MAN KILLED.

    An old miner was being lowered down a shaft at Stuart Town, when the rope broke, and he fell a distance of 14 ft. Aid was quickly secured, but it was found that the ...

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  13. DROWNED BY A PONY.

    Richard Molloy, grazier, of Kangar Park, Franklinford, was drowned in a dam near his homestead, He was leading a pony to drink when he was pulled into the water ...

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  14. THE BONUS BILL.

    The Iron Bonus Bill, under the provisions of which the establishment of the iron industry in Australia is to be fostered, will be introduced by the Minister of Customs ...

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  15. AN UNLUCKY CHILD.

    On Saturday last a little daughter of Mr. William Gardiner, of Berry, had the misfortune to have her arm broken. She was assisting her brother to pull down a ...

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  16. A FATAL FALL.

    An accident which resulted in the death of Willie Rowe, a lad, 15 years of age, occurred at Carisbrook. In company with another boy named Muir he was removing the ...

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  17. POISONED BY CHLORODYNE.

    Reginald Betts has been found dead in bed at a boarding-house in Margaret-street. Three bottles containing traces of chlorodyne were found in his room and according ...

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  18. THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL.

    A proposal to make an allowance to the Governor-General for extra expenditure, necessitated through his having to maintain two official residences—one at Melbourne ...

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  19. PEACE PROSPECTS.

    Surgeon-Lieutenant A. Nyulasy, of the Australian Medical Corps, has been slightly injured by an accident at Klerksdorp. Eight Cape rebels have been condemned ...

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  20. CAUGHT IN MACHINERY.

    Arthur Harris, aged 17, employed at the Castlemaine woollen mills, while at work had one of his arms caught in the belting. He was whirled round a pulley ...

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  21. NEW ZEALAND.

    Cabinet has decided to place £1,000 on the Estimates towards the equipment of an Antarctic expedition for the relief of the ship Mooring, and also to instruct the ...

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  22. WELCOME RAINS.

    Reports received by the Government Astronomer show that rain has fallen all along the coast. and that scattered places, as far west as Bourke, had participated to ...

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  23. A NIGHT INTRUDER.

    Mr. W. Powell, chemist, of Nicholson-street, North Carlton, and his wife, had an exciting experience. They were sleeping in a room upstairs, and about 3 o'clock ...

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  24. WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.

    Sir William Lyne has received the following telegram, signed by Miss Rose Scott:— "Congratulations to you and Mr. Barton and the House of Representatives from the ...

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  25. A NOBLEMAN'S MARRIAGE

    Matrimonial unions between the peerage and the stage are of fairly frequent occurrence, but it is to be feared that the greater number of such alliances, even if they do ...

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  26. FATAL ACCIDENT TO A BOY.

    Whilst cutting willows for cattle near Wellington on Saturday, a boy named Birchall, aged 15 years, lost his life owing to a limb breaking and precipitating him a ...

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  27. A TERRIBLE POSITION.

    Frederick Hoskins, 15 years old, was admitted to the Melbourne Hospital suffering from severe burns on the hands and head. The boy is employed as ...

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  28. THE FEDERAL SITES TOUR.

    Sir William Lyne states that 30 members of the House of Representatives have intimated to him their intention of making the tour of the suggested capital sites. Special ...

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  29. A PERILOUS PASSAGE.

    The steamer Arawatta, belonging to the A.U.S.N. Company, arrived here this evening from Brisbane, 36 hours overdue. The vessel had a number of passengers on board ...

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  30. A COAL TRADE STRIKE.

    The Newcastle Coal Trimmers' Union struck work this afternoon. As a result the whole of the mining industry of the district has been practically brought to a ...

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  31. DIFFERENTIAL RAILWAY RATES.

    In reply to enquiries by Representative E. L. Batchelor, it has been ascertained that with a view to securing the border trade the ...

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  32. THE AUSTRALIAN TEAM.

    Major Wardill, the manager of the Australian cricketing team, has been interviewed. In the course of his remarkes he ...

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  33. MOUNT LYELL MINES.

    The chairman (Mr. Bowes Kelly) and other members of the Mount Lyell Mines and Railway Bourd have returned to Melbourne from their visit of inspection to the ...

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  34. MR. MORGAN AND THE POPE.

    Mr. Pierpont Morgan, the American millionaire, who is in Europe at present on business connected with his shipping combination, has had an audience at the ...

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  35. SCALDED BY MOLTEN METAL.

    Three men met with serious injury at Mort's dock and engineering works this afternoon. They were engaged in lifting a vessel containing molten[?]metal, when the ...

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  36. DURATION OF THE SESSION.

    Mr. Barton thinks it will be found that the session will not last as long as some people anticipate, as there is in his opinion a disposition on the part of the Senate not ...

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  37. VICTORIAN FRUIT.

    In order to retrieve the damaged reputation of Victorian fruit in London, caused by recent failures of shipments, the Agricultural Department has decided to place ...

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  38. STRANGE HALLUCINATIONS.

    An action for £1,500 damages was started to-day against the Railway Commissioner, as compensation for injuries sustained in the Jolimont collision in ...

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  39. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    At the inquest on the death of Archibald Dryburg, who was killed on the railway near Cottesloe station on April 19, the evidence showed that the deceased was under ...

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  40. THE PREMIERS' CONFERENCE.

    The State Premier is willing to fall in with a suggestion made by Mr. See that the Premiers' Conference should be held in Sydney on May 15. He is also inclined to ...

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  41. THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILWAY.

    Sir—I have noticed the resolutions of the North Australian Association in favor of federalising the Northern Territory and establishing communication between ...

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  42. FRENCH ELECTIONS.

    The general elections to the French Chamber of Deputies, which consists of 584 members, take place to-day (Sunday), and 2,500 candidates have been nominated. The ...

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  43. A LIFT FATALITY.

    George Barber, aged 17, residing at Richmond, fell down a lift well at the Northern Assurance Company's office yesterday, and died in the Melbourne ...

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  44. PRECAUTIONS IN MELBOURNE.

    The alarm has been raised in Melbourne that a number of 'buses now being used in the city have been imported direct from Sydney in their pristine state of neglect. ...

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  45. SUNDAY PROCESSIONS.

    The Mayor (Sir Samuel Gillott) to-day refused permission to the May Day celebration committee to march in procession through the streets on Sunday next. He ...

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  46. THREE MORE CASES IN BRISBANE.

    Three fresh cases of plague were discovered in Brisbane to-day. ...

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  47. EIGHT HOURS ART UNION.

    The Eight Hours Art Union was drawn to-night, the following numbers winning the first six prizes:—First, 189,180; second, 42,493; third, 128,266; fourth, 64,367; fifth, ...

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  48. FATAL CASE AT AUCKLAND.

    The wharf laborer Virtue, who is believed to have contracted plague through handling cargo from an infected port, died to-day. ...

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  49. SHOCKING BURNING ACCIDENT.

    Mrs. Edwards, a resident of Cottlesloe, was attending to a fire in her back yard, over which a pot was hanging, containing a mixture of turpentine and beeswax. The ...

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  50. UNIFORM FACTORY LEGISLATION.

    A meeting of the council of the Anti-Sweating League was held to-night, Mr Gosman presiding. The necessity for uniform factory legislation throughout the ...

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  51. CUSTOMS PROSECUTION.

    The reserved decision in the Customs prosecution case against Alfred Abraham, who was charged with being concerned in the presentation of certain invoices regarding ...

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  52. MR. SEDDON AT ALBANY.

    The Hon. R. J. Seddon arrived at Albany yesterday, and was met by Mr. Illingworth (State Secretary) and several members of the Legislature, who are old New ...

    Article : 136 words
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  54. HUNGARIAN BANK FAILURE.

    The "Budapester Bank-Verein," which has its head quarters at Buda, Pesth, has suspended payment owing to losses caused by industrial speculations. ...

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  55. QUEENSLAND.

    The Treasury has received applications for £100,000 more than the £530,000 worth of Treasury bills recently placed on the market. ...

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  56. TRIPOLI.

    Italy is steadily preparing for the military occupation of Tripoli, though she has assured the Powers that it is not intended in any way to disturb the international ...

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  57. A FAITHFUL CAT.

    The child, Ethel Johnson, aged 17 months, who was lost at Brown's Plains, 18 miles from Brisbane, at 9 o'clock on Tuesday morning, was tracked up by the ...

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  58. THE GERMAN NAVY.

    A powerful German squadron, commanded by Prince Henry of Prussia, will throughout the month of May join in a series of manœuvres off the Irish coast. ...

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  59. THE PHILIPPINES.

    The admission by General Jacob Smith, of the truth of Major Waller's assertions, that be ordered the American troops to devastate the island of Samar, and to give ...

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  60. ABORIGINAL CANNIBALS.

    A telegram from Ingham shows that two of the three aboriginals who murdered another, confessed to eating portions of the body. ...

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  61. MOUNT MORGAN MINE.

    The Mount Morgan Gold Mining Company has declared a dividend of £12,500, equal to 3d. per share, for April. The dividend will be payable on Thursday. ...

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  62. GERMANY AND HAYTI.

    The New York "Herald" states that Tiresias Sam (President of the island Republic of Hayti), in return for an advance of 300,000 dollars (£60,000), has secretly ...

    Article : 64 words
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