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  2. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    When the Legislative Assembly met this afternoon Mr. Carruthers (leader of the Opposition) moved—"That in the opinion of the House the action of the Government in ...

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  3. CAPE POLITICS.

    In the Cape Assembly yesterday, Sir Gordon Sprigg indignantly opposed Mr. C. P. Crewe's motion for an early registration and a general election in June, remarking ...

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  4. BADGERING A MINISTER.

    The House of Representatives had a sitting extending over 12 hours to-day, most of which was spent on the Estimates. Lately the questions without notice have ...

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  5. POINTS ABOUT THE CHURCH CONGRESS.

    The Church Congress will sit until 10 o'clock to-night. The Congress to-day will discuss home and foreign missions. ...

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  6. ZOLA'S DEATH.

    The death of Zola, the eminent French novelist, has occasioned mixed feelings in his own country and in Europe generally. In France and Italy it has evoked ...

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  7. THE PHILIPPINES.

    The cholera epidemic in the Philippines is becoming daily more acute, and 5,214 fresh cases, of which 2,740 were fatal, are announced from Olioli, the chief port next ...

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  8. THE LATE WAR.

    The Cape Assembly has adopted the recommendation contained in the report of a Select Committee appointed by the House to restore the amount of the fine of ...

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  9. THE VICTORIAN ELECTIONS.

    Throughout the country the reform candidates, with few exceptions, have swept the polls. Many familiar faces will be missed from the new Parliament. Mr. Gurr, who ...

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  10. THE PENNSYLVANIAN STRIKE.

    The colliery strike in Pennsylvania has been marked by further serious disturbances. The non-unionists employed at Mount Carmel Avere set upon by the ...

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  11. THE ATLANTIC TRADE.

    Speaking at, the Cutlers' Feast last night, Mr. Gerald Balfour President of the Board of Trade, detailed the particulars of the agreement between the British ...

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  12. MORE EARTHQUAKES.

    Serious earthquakes were experienced on Tuesday, September 23, in the Central American Republic of Guatemala and in British Honduras, which adjoins it on the east ...

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  13. CHINA RECOVERING.

    The Mission College at Tungchau, an important town 20 miles east of Pekin, has been re-opened Avith great eclat. Among those who participated in the ceremony ...

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  14. IRISH AFFAIRS.

    Mr. John Roche, M.P. for East Galway, who was recently arrested at Woodford, in that county, for having failed to appear before the court appointed to deal with ...

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  15. A LEAD TRUST.

    The New York "Herald" announces that a combination has been formed which comprises all the most important lead manufacturers of the United States, the ...

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  16. THE FRENCH IN AFRICA.

    A shocking occurrence is reported from the French Congo. Consequent on the refusal of the natives to obey an order to sell all their produce to French ...

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  17. LORD HAWKE'S TEAM.

    Mr. A. D. Whatman will accompany Lord Hawke's cricketing team to New Zealand in the capacity of wicket-keeper. ...

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  18. THE JENA SCANDAL.

    A great sensation has been caused at Jena, in the German duchy of Saxe-Weimar, by the release of Lieutenant Thiele, sentenced by court-martial in January last ...

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  19. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    Silver is quoted at 1/11 ll-16d. per oz. ...

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  20. THE JAPANESE DISASTER.

    Later advices from Yokohama state that the deaths resulting from the huge tidal wave which swept away many houses in the district of Odawara, numbered some ...

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  21. VICTORIA.

    Sergeant Gray (sub-officer in charge of the Richmond police-station) has issued a writ claiming £1,000 damages from John Norton, conductor of "Truth," for alleged ...

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  22. A CONCERT COMPANY.

    Mr. Edward Lloyd, the well-known tenor, is organising a concert company, which is shortly to start on a tour of Australia. Mr. Edward Lloyd was born on March ...

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  23. THE CUTLERS' FEAST.

    Among the guests at the Cutlers' Feast last night were the Hon. J. H. Choate, American Ambassador in London, and Lord Kitchener. ...

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  24. LYNCHING IN AMERICA.

    Further intelligence with regard to the lynching case at Corinth, in Mississippi, where a negro was burned to death at the stake for outraging and murdering a white ...

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  25. THE REVENUE.

    The returns of Victorian revenue for the first quarter of the financial year show that the total received from all sources for the three months ended yesterday was ...

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  26. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Mr. W. P. Reeves, Agent-General for New Zealand, has received several tenders for the establishment of a line of produce steamers between New Zealand and South ...

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  27. A MURDERED CHINAMAN.

    The inquest on the body of Sue Tuck, the Chinaman who was murdered at Hopetoun, was resumed to-day. The deceased's brother stated that they were partners, and ...

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  28. BRITISH REVENUE RETURNS.

    The Board of Trade returns for the past quarter are published this morning. The total revenue of the United Kingdom is set down at £20,455,175, Customs contributing ...

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  29. THE MURRAY RIVER COMMISSION.

    Tlie Murray Waters Commission sat again to-day. Professor Witt Cobbett Challis (professor of law in the Sydney University) said ...

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  30. RAIN IN THE NORTH.

    On Wednesday evening Sir Charles Todd informed us that light rains had been reported as far north as Beltana. A depression was moving around the head of the ...

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  31. THE ALLEGED RAILWAY SWINDLE.

    Constable Appleby in Collins street tonight arrested J. W. Henderson on a charge of having obtained £1,750 from the New South Wales Railway Commissioners ...

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  32. THE MACEDONIAN REVOLT

    The Sultan of Turkey is adopting vigorous measures for the suppression of the rebellion in Macedonia. Fourteen battalions of reserves in Salonika, 12 in ...

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  33. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    Prices at the London wool Bales to-day were very firm, and the quotations for all classes were unchanged. The sales included: —Kawakawa 7[?]d., Poporangi 8¾d., ...

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  34. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Council Mr. Murray, moved the second reading of the Income Tax Bill, and the debate was adjourned. It is rumored that the Bill is likely to be ...

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  35. THE OPAL ROBBERY.

    In the case in which J. E. Burgess was charged with having robbed the White Cliffs mail, the jury, after being locked up all night, this morning brought in a ...

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  36. FINANCIAL NEWS.

    The following are the latest quotations for the shares of the Land, Mortgage, and Agency Companies:- September ...

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  37. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    William Stow, the victim of the "push" outrage at Fremantle on September 20, is still unable to attend the court, owing to the severe nature of his injuries. He is, ...

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  38. RELIEF WORKS FOR FARMERS.

    With regard to the question of affording relief to the small farmers in the northwestern districts, whose stock have suffered most seriously through the drought, the ...

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  39. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    At the Metropolitan Quarter Sessions today William Rowan was arraigned on a charge of having falsely pretended to Charles William Long on August 11 last, ...

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  40. SOLDIERS AND THE INCOME TAX.

    An interesting decision was given by Justice Chamley in the County Court yesterday on a claim for exemption from taxation under the Income Tax Act, on the ground that ...

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  42. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Breadstuffs. — The quantity of wheat afloat for the United Kingdom is 1,980,000 quarters, as against 1,745,000 quarters last week. The quantity afloat for the ...

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  43. QUEENSLAND.

    A large deputation waited on the Premier to-day to protest against the reduction of the Government endowment to hospitals from £2 to 30/ per £1 subscribed by the ...

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  44. THE OUTTRIM COLLIERY

    At a meeting of the executive of the Victorian Coal Miners' Association on Tuesday, it was resolved to invite the manager of the Outtrim mines to meet a deputation ...

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  45. NEW ZEALAND.

    A committee of the House of Representatives having reported that the compulsory clause in the State Fire Insurance Bill was undesirable, the measure will be dropped. ...

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  46. TO-DAY'S ENGAGEMENTS.

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  48. INFLUENZA.

    Can be checked ana cured if you commence taking Chamberlain's Cough Remedy as soon as the first symptom appears. Take double dose to begn with, and then ...

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  49. TASMANIA.

    The revenue for September totalled £61,397, including £26,912 returned by the Commonwealth. ...

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  50. A WHARF LABORER DROWNED.

    A wharf laborer, Henry Hatcher, 40 years of agc, while assisting to discharge cargo from a vessel at the Australian wharf on Tuesday, slipped and fell into the river, ...

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  51. A DISMASTED VESSEL.

    The dismasted vessel sighted at Poverty, Bay proves to be the barque Samuel Plimsoll, 105 days out from Glasgow to Dunedin. She has been towed into Gisborne. She had ...

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  54. THREE SUICIDES.

    There has been an epidemic of suicides during the last few days. Joseph Bullivant, aged 55, an undertaker's assistant, poisoned himself; the body of an old man, ...

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  56. EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS.

    Sir—A curious record of the recent earth movements is to be seen at the Children's Hospital. Three plaster finials on the gables of the Way buildings appear to have ...

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  58. A COMPLICATED COLLISION.

    A sensational collision took place on Tuesday night between a dray and a horsetram at Hawthorn. They were passing each other in opposite directions on the ...

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