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  2. ALLEGED ATTEMPTED MURDER.

    The quiet little township of Dublin, which lies to the north-west of Adelaide in the county of Gawler, about 37 miles from the city, was thrown into a state of great ...

    Article : 554 words
  3. SOMALILAND.

    The reinforcements to be sent to the relief of Colonel E. C. E. Swayne, who, with his flying column, is invested by the Mullah's army at Bohotaleh, are expected to ...

    Article : 131 words
  4. PERSONAL.

    There will be a gathering of distinguished visitors in Melbourne, for the Cup week. Their Excellencies, the Acting Governor-General and Lady Tennyson will entertain ...

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  5. SOUTH AFRICA.

    The announcement of the forthcoming visit of Mr. Chamberlain to South Africa in order personally to enquire into the administrative affairs of the new colonies has ...

    Article : 135 words
  6. THE DOUKHOBORS.

    The Russian religious sect known as the "Doukhobors," to whom the Government of British Columbia refused, on account of their eccentricities, to make a grant of land ...

    Article : 192 words
  7. VICTORIA.

    William R. Gilmore, a cripple, was to—day committed for trial on a charge of having thrown spirits of salts over the face of Thomas Doyle at a coffee stall in Victoria- ...

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  8. BALLARAT MUSICAL FESTIVAL.

    The inter-State band contest was successfully inaugurated to-day, when the 16 bands taking part assembled at Trafalgar-square at half-past 8 o'clock and drew for places ...

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  9. FEDERAL AFFAIRS.

    The Minister for Home Affairs has not yet received a reply from the State Premiers to the recent letter sent by the Acting Prime Minister, asking the ...

    Article : 97 words
  10. A LITTLE WINDFALL.

    The Full Court to—day upheld the claim of the Victorian Probate Department for £4,000 duty from the estate of the late Sir W. J. Clarke, Bart. It was contended ...

    Article : 64 words
  11. THE PACIFIC CABLE.

    The Postmaster-General expects that the Pacific cable will be open for the transaction of business on Monday. Although he still awaits the arrival of a confirmatory ...

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  12. THE CONTEMPT OF COURT CASES.

    The case in which the proprietor of "Truth" was called upon to show cause why he should not be committed for contempt of court for commenting on the Worthing ...

    Article : 47 words
  13. A BASELESS RUMOR.

    Mr. Scorer (secretary of the Locomotive Drivers' Association) stated to-day that he knew nothing about any intention of the railway men to go on strike during Cup ...

    Article : 64 words
  14. THE CHINESE INDEMNITY.

    Consequent on the fall, in silver since the indemnity due by China to the Powers, was fixed, Wuting-iu is trying to induce the Powers to agree to refer to the Hague ...

    Article : 82 words
  15. THE EDUCATION BILL.

    Referring to the Education Bill in a speech delivered at Ayr last night, Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman denied that the Liberal Party had resorted to obstruction ...

    Article : 91 words
  16. ATTITUDE OF LIBERALS.

    Sir H. Campbell—Bannennan (leader of the Liberal Party), speaking at Ayr last night, intimated his cordial approval of Mr. Chamberlain's projected visit to South ...

    Article : 345 words
  17. WEST AUSTRALIAN MAIL SERVICE.

    The contract between the Federal Government and Messrs. Howard Smith and Co. for a mail service between Albany, Fremantle, Esperance, and Eucla, calling ...

    Article : 52 words
  18. EIGHT HOURS ON THE RAILWAYS.

    Mr. Bent intends to confer with the officers and enginedrivers as to the possibility of establishing an eight-hours system for drivers and firemen on suburban lines. ...

    Article : 98 words
  19. SHIPPING AND WEATHER TELEGRAMS.

    Sir John See to-day telegraphed as follows to Sir Edmund Barton in reference to the decision of the Federal Government regarding shipping and weather telegrams: ...

    Article : 173 words
  20. MESS AGERIES MARITIMES.

    The directors of the Messageries Maritimes Steamship Company have passed the usual dividend. It has been resolved to write off half the nominal capital, and to ...

    Article : 47 words
  21. FATAL TRAIN ACCIDENT.

    J. T. O'Connor, of Bank—street, South Melbourne, was, run over by a tram between Chiltern and Springhurst to-day and killed. ...

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  22. AUSTRIA AND ENGLAND.

    Sir Horace Rumbold, late British Ambassador at the Court of Vienna, in an article in the November number of the "National Review," pays a warm tribute to the ...

    Article : 84 words
  23. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Heavy rains have fallen in the coastal districts during last night and to-day, but only a few places inland have benefited. The rainfall on the catchment area of the ...

    Article : 114 words
  24. ANARCHISM IN ITALY.

    A dangerous Anarchist named Cateni, who recently arrived in Italy from Buenos Ayres, has been arrested at Leghorn on a charge of exploding a ...

    Article : 56 words
  25. THE MACKAY MURDER.

    The Mackay police have been searching since Sunday for the murderer of the girl Alice Gunning. Having discovered that a kanaka had been missed from the Habana ...

    Article : 121 words
  26. CHURCH AND STATE IN FRANCE.

    The French Government are still strenuously enforcing obedience to the Associations Law, and have stopped the salary of Cardinal Perraud, Bishop of Autun, who in ...

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  27. KAFFIR DOCKERS.

    The employers have agreed to continue the payment of 3/6 daily to the Kaffir dockers employed on the wharfs at Cape Town, and the 1,100 men who recently went ...

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  28. THE CENTENNIAL PARK SHOOTING CASE.

    An inquest was begun this morning with regard to the death of John William Haines, who, on Tuesday morning, was found dead in the scrub near the Cleveland-street ...

    Article : 179 words
  29. WORK OF THE SESSION.

    Representative J. C. Watson (leader of the Labor Party in the House of Representatives) addressed his constituents at Grenfell last night, reviewing at great length the ...

    Article : 176 words
  30. LONDON LOCOMOTION.

    The London County Council proposes putting in a claim for the right to supply the metropolis with electric underground railways, for which rival American ...

    Article : 85 words
  31. FORGED BANK NOTES.

    The detective police who have been charged with the duty of investigating the circumstances connected with the bank-note frauds, several of the perpetrators of, ...

    Article : 84 words
  32. NEW ZEALAND.

    In reference to the cable message stating that the Chicago court had ordered Dr. Dowie to relinquish the money willed him by Mr. Sutton, it appears that the latter ...

    Article : 85 words
  33. WAGGON AND TRAIN.

    Yesterday, at Lillydale, Mr. Edwin Hunter, a Wandin fruitgrower, had just arrived at the railway crossing in the main street in a fruit waggon loaded with fruit ...

    Article : 178 words
  34. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    In the Arbitration Court to-day, Mr. Justice Moorhead commented on the charges of bias, which he said had been recklessly hurled against him by members of the ...

    Article : 253 words
  35. A DOLEFUL OUTLOOK.

    Evidence as to the lamentable state of affairs—commercial, political, and social—in South Africa is accumulating every day. The last to give important testimony on the ...

    Article : 349 words
  36. THE WRECK OF THE VENTNOR.

    The fourth boat from the foundered steamer Ventnor, which is still missing, contained Captain Ferry, seven of the crew, and five Chinese passengers. Hope is ...

    Article : 60 words
  37. THE ADEN FRONTIER.

    A number of Indian troops have been dispatched from Calcutta to reinforce the British garrison at Aden, and act as an escort to the Commission charged with the ...

    Article : 41 words
  38. RACING IN ENGLAND.

    The race for the Cambridgeshire Stakes was run at the Newmarket second October meeting to-day. It is a handicap of 25 sovs., with 500 added, and 100 sovs. for the ...

    Article : 94 words
  39. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    The Legislative Council to—day passed the Factories Act Continuation Bill through all its stages, with certain verbal amendments. The Public Service Retrenchment Bill, the ...

    Article : 603 words
  40. NATIVE REMAINS.

    The surmise that the aboriginal remains recently discovered in the Glenelg sandhills would bring to light the details of a crime has proved to be incorrect. The hole in the ...

    Article : 568 words
  41. THE TURKISH GARRISON.

    Although the Sultan of Turkey has promised to withdraw his forces from the vicinity of the Aden frontier, he has yet taken no step in this direction, and his ...

    Article : 72 words
  42. A MINING ACCIDENT.

    Mr. Thomas Kennedy, a young married miner, yesterday had a narrow escape from being decapitated at the Duke and Main Leads Consols mine, Maryborough. The ...

    Article : 279 words
  43. THE RACEHORSE SCEPTRE.

    Mr. R. Sievier's well-known filly Sceptre was offered for sale by auction to-day. A reserve of £24,000 was placed on her, but as this was not reached she was ...

    Article : 37 words
  44. MACEDONIA.

    The Athens correspondent of the "Times" declares that filibustering Bulgarian; bands, and not Turkish soldiery, are burning villages and committing outrages ...

    Article : 32 words
  45. THE PRICE OF SILVER.

    Silver is quoted at 1/11 5-16 per oz. ...

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  46. THE PARKER ENQUIRY.

    The Parker Commission concluded its sittings to-day, with the completion of the enquiry into the Sloan case, which dated back to 1882. The allegation was that ...

    Article : 103 words
  47. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Copper.—Copper is quoted at £52 2/6 on spot, and £52 7/6 at three months. Wheat.—The visible supply of American wheat is 58,815,000 bushels, against ...

    Article : 34 words
  48. THE GERMAN TARIFF.

    The German Reichstag, despite the attitude of the Government, has amended the Tariff Bill by extending the principle of minimum duties to imports other than ...

    Article : 34 words
  49. THE SOLOMON ISLANDS.

    H.M.S. Sparrow has returned from a lengthy, cruise among the islands. When the gunboat left New Zealand a zig-zag course was taken in search for the missing ...

    Article : 245 words
  50. THE ORIZABA AT FREMANTLE.

    The mail steamer Orizaba arrived from London at 4 p.m. She brings the following passengers in the saloon:- For Fremantle—Mr. J. D. Forbes. ...

    Article : 160 words
  51. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Right. Rev. Dr. Webber, Anglican Bishop of Queensland, has raised £5,000 in England for the extension of Church work in his diocese, and he is now appealing for ...

    Article : 60 words
  52. QUEENSLAND.

    It was reported at Peak Hill to-day that Jacky Porter, of Breelong notoriety, had been murdered at Tomingley, about eleven miles from there. On enquiry, however, it ...

    Article : 49 words
  53. Advertising

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  54. A POISONING CASE.

    About 1 o'clock this morning a man named Erickson, who had been staying with his wife and child at Mrs. Turner's boarding-'house in Franklin-street, took a dose of ...

    Article : 70 words
  55. Advertising

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  56. TO-DAY'S ENGAGEMENTS.

    (as announced in to-day's "Advertiser.") AFTERNOON. Brougham place Congregational Church, 3-Art and Industrial Exhibition. ...

    Article : 40 words
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  58. CRICKET.

    An interesting cricket match between eleven clergymen and the teachers of St. Peters College took place on the college ground, in fine weather, on Thursday afternoon. The Rev. A. G. B. West ...

    Article : 223 words
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  62. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The Legislative Assembly again took up the Estimates to-day, beginning with the Railway Department. During the discussion various complaints were made against ...

    Article : 91 words
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