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  2. AFFAIRS IN CHINA.

    It is reported that the Hunguses, or native banditti, are becoming alarmingly active in Manchuria. Russia has made no attempt to suppress the bands ...

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  3. LONDON PERSONAL GOSSIP

    The bald official announcement last Friday of the intended progress of the King and Queen through the city ou Saturday, October 25, has been supplemented by ...

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  4. THE EDUCATION BILL.

    The Government have made further concessions to the demands of the Liberals and Nonconformists in regard to the Education Bill now in committee of the House of ...

    Article : 106 words
  5. FEDERAL AFFAIRS.

    The Minister of Defence appears to have returned to Australia with tolerably clear ideas as to the future of Australian defence and the policy to be pursued when ...

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  6. VICTORIA.

    Francis Joseph Sheehan was on Saturday acquitted at Ballarat on a charge of the murder at Snake Valley of his sister-in-law, Johanna Gorman, whom, it was alleged, he ...

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  7. THE KING'S PROCESSION

    The Royal procession through London, which had been postponed at the Coronation on account of the state of the King's health, took place yesterday. ...

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  8. MR. SEDDON'S RETURN.

    Mr. Seddon had an enthusiastic reception at Auckland, where he unveiled a memorial to fallen troopers. Addressing an immense gathering, he said ...

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  9. THE RAILWAYS.

    The latest return shows that free passes cost the Railway Department last year £57,586, of which the transport of the military accounted for £25,000. Mr. Bent ...

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  10. GERMANY AND THE YANGTSE.

    The fact that the conditions proposed by Germany for a simultaneous evacuation of Shanghai by all the Powers having garrisons there, viz., that China should not ...

    Article : 144 words
  11. ATTITUDE OF CATHOLICS.

    Mr. Balfour is dissatisfied with the progress made with the Education Bill, and has warned the Opposition that obstructive discussions will be met ...

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  12. SHIPPING TELEGRAMS.

    It is clear that while agreeing with their colleague (Postmaster-General) as to the general principle that the Post-Office should be paid for services performed, Federal ...

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  13. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Out of a mob of 2,300 sheep brought by train from the Forbes district to Orange last night, 1,300 have succumbed as a result of the cool change in the weather, and ...

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  14. THE GOLF MATCHES.

    The meeting of the Royal Melbourne Golf Club was continued on Saturday, when the Men's Handicap was played. The ground was in favor of long driving. The ...

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  15. FURTHER USEFUL RAINS.

    Rain was reported yesterday over the greater portion or the State. The fall was heaviest in Riverina, and was chiefly the result of thunderstorms. Wyalong had 122 ...

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  16. THE BRITISH NAVY.

    The Admiralty authorities, utilising the inventive resources and plans of private shipbuilders, have placed the contracts for the construction of the four good sea-going ...

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  17. THE MURRAY WATERS.

    The Prime Minister was asked yesterday whether it was his intention to deal with existing dfferenccs between the States respecting the proposed diversion of the river ...

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  18. PORTUGUESE IN AFRICA.

    The Governor of the Portuguese colony of Mozambique, in East Africa, has detained Mr. Dan Grove, the Australian leader of an African expedition, who has ...

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  19. SOMALILAND.

    Owing to the activity displayed by the Mullah, Italy has dispatched a squadron to [?] Benadir, on the Arabian coast, to protect her interests there. ...

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  20. TRANSFERRED VICTORIAN OFFICERS.

    The Government have decided to introduce a Bill to amend the Public Service Act, under which it is intended to repeal the provision made in the Act passed by Sir George ...

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  21. DECAPITATED BY A TRAIN.

    A railway fatality was reporred at Armidale yesterday morning, the dead body of Frederick Williams, a resident of the district, having been round in a cutting close ...

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  22. THE GERMAN TARIFF.

    The Agrarian Party in the German Reichstag, despite the earnest protestations of Count von Bulow, the Imperial Chancellor, have carried amendments in the Tariff ...

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  23. A WOMAN BURNT TO DEATH.

    Particulars in connection with a burning fatality which occurred at Woombete station, Winchelsea, on Friday, show that the clothes of Emma Leake, a single woman, ...

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  24. MR. GROVE RELEASED.

    Mr. Grove, the Australian, who was detained by the Portuguese authorities in Mozambique, has been released, and is now proceeding to Durban. ...

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  25. DETERMINED TO DIE.

    Napoleon Bonaparte Johnson, who attempted suicide at Tumut in July by eating his throat and throwing himself into the river, completed the operation ...

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  26. SIR EDMUND BARTON'S MEETINGS.

    The date of Sir Edmund Barton's first political meeting is not yet fixed, but it is expected to take place at the Town Hall on Monday evening, November 3. The Cup is ...

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  27. THE IRISH QUESTION.

    Mr. J. P. Farrell, member for North Longford, has had his sentence of two months' imprisonment with hard labor confirmed, since he refused to give a pledge ...

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  28. A REMARKABLE THUNDERSTORM.

    A telegram from Charlton states that a heavy thunderstorm passed over the town the other evening. During the storm the lightning set fire to Mr. R. Wright's ...

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  29. MDLLE, DOLORES.

    Mdlle. Dolores had a brilliant reception at her concert at the Town Hall last night. Three thousand eight hundred people were present, and when she ...

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  30. THE INDIAN DURBAR.

    The Federal Government has not yet selected a gentleman to represent Australia at the Imperial Proclamation Durbar in India. Sir Edmund Barton says that little, ...

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  31. TURF MALPRACTICES.

    The English Jockey Club have withdrawn the license of John Reiff, the American jockey. The action has been taken in pursuance of the disqualification of Reiff ...

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  32. SYDNEY THEATRES.

    At the Criterion Theatre last night Mr. J. F. Sheridan staged the operatic burlesque "Little Christopher Columbus." There was a crowded house and the piece was ...

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  33. LONDON TUBE RAILWAYS.

    Steps are being taken to recommit the United Tramway Companies Bill, authorising that portion of the proposed Pierpont Morgan tube railway system going from ...

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  34. CUSTOMS ADMINISTRATION.

    The Prime Minister is looking into the grievances which commercial men have against the Federal Government. On Friday and Saturday he had long conferences ...

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  35. LABOR TROUBLES.

    M. Combes, the French Premier, has induced the colliers who, to the number of 100,000 are on strike in the various coal mining districts, to submit to arbitration ...

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  36. PTOMAINE POISONING.

    The Rev. John Benfield, Surry Hills, with his three daughters and son, were seized with ptomaine poisoning to-day, after eating some brawn purchased last night ...

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  37. THE SEASON'S PROSPECTS.

    Summarising the situation after the recent rains it may be said that the acute stage has now been passed. With respect to the stock water supply, the stress has ...

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  38. FEDERAL ELECTIONS.

    The Minister for Home Affairs recently sent the acting chief Federal electoral officer (Mr. Lewis) to Queensland to see how far the electoral documents and ...

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  39. FATAL FALL FROM A TRAIN.

    A married woman named Taylor, residing at Eastwood, fell out of a train near that station to-day, and sustained such injuries, that death occurred soon after. ...

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  40. COASTAL STORMS.

    During the heavy weather on the coast on Friday night the ketch Korunnah went ashore at Lake Macquarie Heads, and soon became a total wreck. She was in charge ...

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  41. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    A receiving order has been granted against Mr. Benjamin Jorman Fink. ...

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  42. CHURCH AND STATE IN FRANCE.

    A telegram from Paris states that the Abbe Saloun has been sentenced to four months' imprisonment at Brest for violently resisting the authorities in their attempt to ...

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  43. THE GOULBURN WATER SCHEME.

    In connection with the Government scheme for providing a permanent water supply for the mallee by means of the Warraga basin, directions have been given for ...

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  44. CLASSIFICATION OF FEDERAL OFFICES.

    The Commonwealth Public Service Inspector for South Australia (Mr. J. Gardiner) has entered upon his duties in this State. He is located at the General ...

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  45. FINANCIAL NEWS.

    The following are the latest quotations on the London Stock Exchange:- Associated Mines, £1 8/9. Broken Hill Proprietary, £1 9/. ...

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  46. AMATEUR SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP.

    The annual race for the amateur sculling championship of Victoria was rowed on the Saltwater River on Saturday, there being four competitors. After the start ...

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  47. MR. R. D. ROCKEFELLER.

    Mr. R, D. Rockefeller has offered to give £100,000 sterling towards the establishment of a teachers' college connected with the Columbia University provided the sum of ...

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  48. FOOTBALL.

    A return football match between teams representing Adelaide and H.M.S. Mildura was played under British Association rules at the Jubilee Oval on Saturday afternoon. Attempts to nuke Rugby ...

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  49. DALGETY & CO.

    The balance-sheet of Dalgety & Co. shows a profit of £121,880. A dividend at the rate of 6 per cent. has been declared, and the sum of £51,880 brought forward. ...

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  50. Advertising

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  51. Advertising

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  52. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Gum.—At yesterday's sale of kauri gum 1,750 cases were, offered and 650 sold. The market was firmer. Three-quarter scraped realised 130/. ...

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  53. THE [?]

    Mr. Baracchi, the Victorian Government Astronomer, reports that the comet seen last week in Adelaide is not now a conspicuous object and is hardly visible to the ...

    Article : 122 words
  54. Advertising

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  55. MELBOURNE AMUSEMENTS.

    "The Widow of Japan," a comedy conceived on a humorous plan and brimful of [?] situations, was presented at the Theatre Royal for the first time on ...

    Article : 123 words
  56. Advertising

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  57. THE ST. KILDA [?]

    The body of George Shaw, the St. Kilda and Redfern murderer, was interred in the Melbourne General Cemetery on Saturday. The Rev. Mr. Toomath (Church of ...

    Article : 92 words
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