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  2. WORK IN PARLIAMENT.

    Mr. Duncan is much concerned about the Government scheme for economy. Last week he asked to be furnished with a statement as to what the proposals are, and the ...

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  3. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    The debate on the censure motion, arising out of the Friedman case, was continued when the Assembly met this afternoon. Very little fresh ground was broken, ...

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  4. THE VICTORIAN ELECTIONS.

    No fewer than 21 members of the last Parliament lost their scats at the general election yesterday. The new Victorian Assembly consists of 11 lawyers, 10 farmers, ...

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  5. CLOSING THE SESSION.

    The long sittings this week have had the effect of accentuating the desire to close tne session as quickly as possible. Members are utterly weary of it. Yesterday's ...

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  6. FEDERAL AFFAIRS.

    After hearing argument to-day Mr. Justice Hodges reserved judgment in the motion to make absolute the rule nisi to review the decision in the case in which ...

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  7. AMERICAN COAL.

    Owing to the strike of anthracite and coal miners in Pennsylvania and elsewhere throughout the United States, the price of coal has advanced to a half-penny a pound ...

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  8. EMILE ZOLA.

    Some of the Roman Catholic newspapers in France suggest that Zola committed suicide. Captain Dreyfus, whose cause was so ...

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  9. POINTS ABOUT THE CHURCH CONGRESS.

    The Bishop of Melanesia holds that it is disastrous to call away missionaries from their work to arouse enthusiasm at home. The Revs. C. E. Drought and Mervyn ...

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  10. BOER LEADERS.

    A Reuter's correspondent states that regret is expressed in official circles at Berlin that the proposed audience by the Kaiser to the Boer generals has given such ...

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  11. THE MURRAY WATERS.

    Protests were received some days ago by the Victorian Government, from the New South Wales and South' Australian authorities against the diversion of the ...

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  12. PRESIDENT TAKES ACTION.

    President Roosevelt has issued invitations to the presidents of the various anthracite companies throughout the United States, as well as to Mr. Mitchell, the president of the ...

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  13. OPINIONS IN SYDNEY.

    The emphatic endorsement by the Victorian electors of the policy of reform submitted by the Irvine Ministry is expected to have a very beneficial effect upon the ...

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  14. QUEENSLAND.

    In the Legislative Assembly Mr. Fox notified that he would move next Thursday— "That in view of the known deficit in the finances of Queensland, and the further ...

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  15. THE FUNERAL POSTPONED.

    The funeral of M. Emile Zola, has been postponed until Sunday next, in response to requests from deputations representing all parts of Europe, who are anxious to be ...

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  16. THE PROPOSED FEDERAL TOUR.

    The Premier has received the following telegram from Sir William Lyne concerning the projected tour of the Commonwealth by Federal members:—"Many ...

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  17. AFFAIRS IN IRELAND.

    Mr. W. O'Doherty, Nationalist member for North Donegal, has refused to comply with the peremptory request of the United Irish League that lie wound resign his seat. ...

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  18. SOUTH AMERICA.

    It was reported on Tuesday last that another development has taken place in connection with the rising in Venezuela, as the result of the arrest by General ...

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  19. VICTORIA.

    Mr. Justice Gaunt decided to-day in a will case in which the deceased, Edward Neilson, left all his properly to his wife, but directed that 10/ a week should be paid ...

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  20. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    In the Assembly, to-day Bills for the amendment of the constitution and of the Electoral Act and for a redistribution of scats were read a first time. ...

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  21. NEW ZEALAND PARLIAMENT.

    A Bill providing for the payment of £15,000 to the Midland railway debenture-holders was introduced into the House of Representatives late last night. The House ...

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  22. INCITING TO INTIMIDATION.

    Mr. William Hastings, proprietor and editor of the "Western News," which is published at Ballinasloc, and circulates in the counties of Galway, Mayo, Roscommon, and ...

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  23. SALE OF PROPERTY.

    A subdivisional sale of the well-known Nambrook estate (which was recently purchased by a syndicate), was held to-day. The estate has been cut up into 70 dairy ...

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  24. BROKEN HILL.

    Cornelius Keria and Robt. Brennan, two of the witnesses for the defence in the shearing case at the Circuit Court yesterday, who stated that they were members ...

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  25. BANK OF ENGLAND.

    The directors of the Bank of England to-day raised the bank rate for the discount of three months' bills from 3 per cent., at which figure it had stood since February 6, ...

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  26. HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY.

    The Premier anticipates that the pr[?] rogation will take place at least a month earlier than last session. He Stated on Thursday that the progress thus far made ...

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  27. A CAUTIOUS BOROUGH.

    The Parliamentary borough of Marylebonc (London) has declined an offer of £30,000 from Mr. Andrew Carnegie to assist in founding a free library, on the ...

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  28. THE OUTTRIM COLLIERY TROUBLE.

    The directors of the Outtrim Colliery Company have decided to refuse the request, of the Victorian Coal Miners' Association to receive a deputation of the ...

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  29. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    In the Perth Police Court to-day Ansell Freecom was charged with having on August 23 wilfully set fire to a building in Barrack-street, known as Queen's Buildings. ...

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  30. JAPAN.

    The Japanese claim to the right to impose a house tax on foreigners is to be referred to two members of the International Arbitration Court at The Hague, one of ...

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  31. MAIL STEAMERS AT FREMANTLE.

    The French mail steamer Australien arrived at midnight, and sailed to-day, at noon. Her passengers were:- For Fremantle—Mr. V. Franck. ...

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  32. QUEEN VICTORIA.

    The fund for the erection of an Imperial Memorial to the late Queen Victoria, has now reached £210,000, included in this amount being £800 subscribed by the ...

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  33. LORD SALISBURY.

    The Marquis of Salisbury, who has been seriously ill at Lucerne for some weeks, has now sufficiently recovered to travel to his estate at Beaulieu, near Nice. ...

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  34. STARVING STOCK.

    The Government has decided to make an area of Crown lands to the north of Neerim station on, the Gippsland line, 75 miles from Melbourne, available for farmers to feed ...

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  35. FLIES AND DISEASE.

    A serious epidemic of diarrhœa has been caused among the inhabitants of Fratton, a town near Portsmouth, by the houseflies, which bring the infection from the ...

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  36. THE ATLANTIC TRADE.

    There has been a phenomenal rise in the price of the shares in the Cunard line of steamers, the headquarters of which are in London. ...

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  37. NEW YORK SPECULATORS

    Owing to the unusual tightness of the money market in New York, caused principally by heavy sales of railroad shares, a panic was imminent among the brokers in ...

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  38. A CHARGE OF MURDER.

    At an inquest held to-day on the body of Johanna Gorman, who died at Snake Valley from injuries inflicted with an axe by her brother-in-law, Francis Joseph ...

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  39. A RETURNING POLITICIAN.

    Representative W. Knox, of Victoria, who has been to England to wicness the Coronation, festivities, returned by the Omrah to-day. In passing through America ...

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  40. THE BRITISH SUBSIDY.

    It is estimated that the cost of the two new steamers, which with a speed capacity of 24 or 25 knots are to be constructed for the Cunard Company out of money lent by ...

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  41. THE CHINESE THRONE.

    Prince Chun has married a daughter of Yung-Lu, one of the Chinese Grand Secretaries of State, the union having been arranged with a view to the hirth of an ...

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  42. SHIPMENTS OF GOLD.

    The Armand Behic to-day took £10,010 in bar gold on account of the French Bank to Bombay. The Peregrine yesterday took 50,000 sovs. on account of the Bank of ...

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  43. ALLEGED RAILWAY SWINDLES.

    Donald McLean, who was arrested last night by Constable Appleby, on a charge of having defrauded the Railway Commissioners of New South Wales of £1,750, ...

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  44. THE MELBA CONCERTS.

    Madame Melba gave her third concert to-night to an immense audience in the Town Hall. The performance was in every way a pronounced success, and the talented ...

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  45. RAILWAY TO BEIRA.

    The last section of the railway which connects Cape Town with Beira, and which passes through Rhodesia, has now been completed. ...

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  46. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The gold yield for September waa 34,864 oz. crude, equal to 30,420 oz. of fine gold, valued at £129,215, as compared with 30,076 oz. crude, equal to 23,995 oz. fine gold, ...

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  47. COLONIAL MUTTON.

    A new clause has been added by the War Office to the conditions of contract for the supply of meat to the army, under which it is prescribed that all frozen mutton ...

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  48. QUEENSLAND.

    The Government are considering the question of referring the Local Government Bill to a committee in order to facilitate its passage through the Assembly. ...

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  49. A NAVAL DISASTER.

    The Japanese battleship Shildshima, 14,850 tons, 14,500 indicated horsepower, which was built at the Thames Ironworks a few years ago, has been driven ashore ...

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  50. TASMANIA.

    The agricultural show was continued to-day, when, despite showers in the afternoon, there was again a large attendance. It is estimated that for the two days 18,000 ...

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  51. EUROPEAN PRO-BOERS.

    The subscriptions towards the help of the Boers have shown a sudden and marked decrease in Switzerland since the issue of the recent semi-political manifesto by Generals ...

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  52. MURDER OR SUICIDE?

    A fire broke out last night in a small wooden dwelling in Darling-lane, Bourke, occupied by an old age pensioner, Francis Johnson Wilson. The smell of burning ...

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  53. THE REVENUE.

    The revenue for Queensland for the month of September was £244,894. compared with £496,212 for the corresponding month of the previous year, but this deficiency is ...

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  54. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Copper.—Copper on spot is quoted at. £52 8/9 per ton, and at three months £42 11/3 per ton. The total supplies for the month amount to 23,434 tons, and the total ...

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  55. LONDON WOOL SALES.

    Bidding at the London wool sales was animated to-day, and prices for crossbreds were were fully 5 per cent, above opening rates. ...

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  56. NEW ZEALAND.

    The earthquakes at Guatemala on September 23 were distinctly recorded in New Zealand, the seismograph showing that the tremors lasted four hours. The recent ...

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  58. THE RAINFALL.

    The Western districts, have been slightly affected by the rain which was reported from West Australia during the early part of the week. Tibooburra stated that 33 ...

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  59. PRICES REALISED.

    The following prices were realised at yesterday's wool sales:—St. Clair, 7[?]d.; Hauiti, 7[?]d.; Croppa, 10[?]d.; Burgoon, 11½d.; and Yarraman, 11?d. per lb. ...

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  65. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    Silver is now quoted at 1/11 9-16d. per oz. The importation of frogs' legs from Canada to the United States has developed into an extensive business, and in order ...

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