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  2. THE MURRAY WATERS.

    With regard to the use of the waters of the River Goulburn for irrigation purposes, a letter was written by the Premier some weeks agO to Sir John See (Premier of ...

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  3. FEDERAL AFFAIRS.

    The Federal postal authorities decline to be moved by any considerations of public convenience from the position they have taken up that on and from November 1 all ...

    Article : 200 words
  4. AMERICAN AFFAIRS.

    The one point of present American interest is still, as it has been for more than four months past, the strike of the 157,000 miners of hard coal. To-day ends the ...

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  5. SOMALILAND.

    It transpires that the Mullah who attacked Colonel Swayne's column near the Somaliland frontier is not the person known as the "Mad Mullah," who as ...

    Article : 274 words
  6. VICTORIA.

    The iuquest on the body of Chas. Lane, who died, it is alleged, from the effects of a fall, caused by a blow struck during a quarrel with a young man, Wm. Pridham, ...

    Article : 421 words
  7. A CHURCH CONVENTION.

    Fifty or sixty ministerial and lay representatives of the Presbyterian. Methodist, Baptist, Congregational, and Lutheran Churches met together at the Independent ...

    Article : 548 words
  8. AFGHANISTAN.

    Lord Cranborne, Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, speaking in the House of Commons yesterday, stated that Russia had proposed to Great Britain the ...

    Article : 559 words
  9. THUNDERSTORMS AND RAIN.

    The weather conditions were anything but pleasant on Tuesday. The mercury in the thermometer soared tip Middenly to 95° in tlie shade, and summer came in with ...

    Article : 447 words
  10. A LONDON REPRESENTATIVE.

    Sir Edmund Barton is convinced from enquiries made while in London that no time ought to be lost in passing a Bill providing for the direct representation of the ...

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  11. THE BONUS BILL.

    It is probable that at a Cabinet meeting to be held during the week in Melbourne, the question of converting the Select Committee on the Iron Bonus Bill into a Royal ...

    Article : 43 words
  12. THE KING AND QUEEN.

    The 23th inst, has been set apart for observance as a bank holiday on the occasion of the King's visit in state to the city. Queen Alexandra is returning from her ...

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  13. MINISTERS ON TOUR.

    Sir Edmund Barton proposes to take an early opportunity of addressing his constituents at Maitland. He may speak within the next month. Arrangements are being ...

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  14. THE RAILWAYS.

    Cabinet has approved of a scheme for reducing the train mileage by 531,640 miles a year, of which the country lines will lose 430,898 miles, and the suburban lines 100,742 ...

    Article : 64 words
  15. THE BRITISH NAVY.

    In addition to two or three battleships of a new class, of 18,000 tons, and with the highest speed and the heaviest armor of any battleships afloat, ...

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  16. THE FEDERAL CAPITAL.

    The Government will probably appoint in Melbourne this week the experts who are to act as Commissioners of Enquiry into the proposed sites for the Federal capital. ...

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  17. ALL ABOUT A FOWL.

    Mark Pope, dairyman, of Auburn, has reaped a fine crop of trouble all through having a dispute with a neighbor over a fowl, valued at 2/. Pope unsuccessfully ...

    Article : 205 words
  18. FEDERAL CLUBROOMS.

    The Sydney Clubroom for Federal members is now open, but it has not yet been utilised to any very great extent by Federal, legislators. The furnishings are modest ...

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  19. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Council the Marriage Amendment Bill was read a third time. The object is to prevent the attendance of the general public at the hearing of ...

    Article : 224 words
  20. FROM OUR CORRESPONDENTS.

    A heavy thunderstorm was experienced this evening, 67 points having fallen in an hour. There seems to be every prospect of the rain continuing. ...

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  21. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    The Commission appointed to enquire into the charges of the alleged blackmailing of Mr. Justice Parker continued its sittings to-day, and examined Dr. Taaffe, J. ...

    Article : 152 words
  22. THE FUTURE OF IRELAND.

    An address of a most inflammatory character was delivered by Mr. John Finnerty, in presiding at the United Irish League Convention at Boston yesterday. ...

    Article : 133 words
  23. ENGLAND AND CHINA.

    The "Standard's" correspondent at Shanghai reports that in consequence of the failure of the Chinese authorities to come to a complete settlement regarding the ...

    Article : 222 words
  24. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Charles Garraway, of Pooncarie, had occasion to visit Wentworth for medicine for a sick relative a few days ago, and completed the journey on a bicycle, nearly 200 ...

    Article : 80 words
  25. PECULIAR LIBEL ACTION.

    A peculiar case of libel came on for hearing to-day before the Chief Justice. It appeared that the defendant, Ernest L. McCaughan, of St. Kilda-road, had his yacht ...

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  26. ALLEGED MALTREATMENT BY A CONSTABLE.

    An inquest was held to-day on the body of a young man, Henry William Lardner, who died in the cell at the Central Police-station. Evidence was given by Margaret ...

    Article : 212 words
  27. THE ARBITRATION COURT.

    'At a meeting of the Perth Tailors' Society of Workers the following resolution was passed:—"That we, as workers registered under the Conciliation and Arbitration Act, ...

    Article : 120 words
  28. THE AMERICAN STRIKE.

    At the Wilkesbarre Convention of miners summoned formally to ratify the agreement to submit the anthracite coal dispute to the arbitration of the Commission already ...

    Article : 124 words
  29. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day the Methodist Union Bill was passed through committee without amendment. The State Premier informed Dr. Ross ...

    Article : 133 words
  30. THE SAMUEL CASE.

    The trial of Rachel Samuel on a charge of murdering her infant child by wrapping it up in paper and setting fire to it was concluded to-day. The jury, after deliberating ...

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  31. BROKEN HILL.

    Albert Parkin, a miner working on the Block 13 Proprietary mine, met with, a severe accident this afternoon. He was engaged in the winze at the 400-ft. level, and ...

    Article : 358 words
  32. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Bill authorising a direct contribution to the Imperial Navy has passed its third reading in the Cape Assembly. The Llanelly tinplate dispute has been ...

    Article : 61 words
  33. HARVEST PROSPECTS.

    The area of land sown with wheat in Victoria during the past seeding season is found, according to the estimated returns of the Government Statist (Mr. J. J. ...

    Article : 158 words
  34. NEW ZEALAND.

    The Manawatu Railway Company are paying 2/ per share out of the undivided profits. Mr. Seddon has cabled from Hobart ...

    Article : 53 words
  35. A PASTORALIST KILLED.

    Mr. K. Leslie Barber, the owner of the Humewood station, Yass, while drafting horses yesterday on the Otterburn estate, was thrown again a tree, and so severely ...

    Article : 74 words
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  37. AN AIRSHIP VOYAGE.

    Mr. Spencer, the well-known aeronaut, has made a successful voyage in his airships from Blackpool to Preston. A high wind prevailed. ...

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  38. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION.

    Archbishop Kelly gave an address at Bombala, in which he firmly impressed on the people the necessity for training the rising generation in a thorough Christian ...

    Article : 83 words
  39. SYDNEY RIFLE MATCHES.

    The annual prize shooting of the National Rifle Association was continued to-day under favorable weather conditions. The second stage of the King's match at 500 and ...

    Article : 473 words
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  42. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    Silver is quoted at 1/11 3-16 per oz. ...

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  43. THE HUMMOCKS ISLAND MYSTERY.

    Enquiries made prove beyond doubt that the body of the man found upon Hummocks Island, in Bass' Straits, is that of Henry Charles Wake, a widower, who up ...

    Article : 201 words
  44. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Sugar.—Herr Licht of Madgeburg, the recognised authority on the production and export of beetroot sugar, reports that there is a decrease of 106,000 tons, and that the ...

    Article : 67 words
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  46. SHIPPING.

    Rakaia, steamer, 5,628 tons, at London, from Wellington August 27. Jessie Osborne, barque, 1,110 tons, at London, from Wellington June 7. ...

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  48. HASTENING THE END.

    A young man, Henry Alexander Fraser, aged 22, committed suicide at Albert Park to-night in distressing circumstances. The deceased, who resided with his father at ...

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