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  2. GOVERNMENT WORKSHOPS ENQUIRY.

    In the Legislative Council on Tuesday afternoon the Hon. J. J. Duncan elicited from the Attorney-General (lion. J. H. Gordon) that a recommendation from the ...

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  3. STATE PARLIAMENTS.

    In the Legislative Assembly to-day the Premier informed Mr. T. Fitzpatrick that he proposed at an early date to bring in a measure dealing with the indiscriminate ...

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  4. KING EDWARD.

    His Majesty the King, who is cruising round the British coasts in the yacht Victoria and Albert, has gone to the Isle of Skye, the largest of the Inner Hebrides, ...

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  5. GALE AT PORT ELIZABETH.

    A heavy gale has been experienced at Port Elizabeth, in Cape Colony. The roadstead at the time was full of shipping, owing to the extreme activity of the South ...

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  6. VICTORIA.

    The early survey of the proposed railway line which is to connect Victoria with Bombala is nearing completion. Only a few days should clapse. Mr. Rennick (the ...

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  7. THE AUSTRALIANS.

    In the match Australians against the Players of England on resuming after lunch to-day Arnold and Quaife raised the score to 93 before the latter was bowled ...

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  8. MILITARY MATTERS.

    The question of drill instructors was raised again to-day in the House of Representatives by Sir Langdon Bonython. Mr. Glynn followed the matter up with a ...

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  9. TRADES UNION CONGRESS.

    The annual congress of trade unions (to Which the Toynbee Conference was a preliminary) was opened in the Holborn Town Hall yesterday, the delegates representing ...

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  10. THE MONROE DOCTRINE.

    Mr. Roosevelt, President of the United States, during the course of a speech at Proctor, in Virginia, yesterday, said the Monroe doctrine was not meant as a means ...

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  11. FEARFUL LOSS OF LIFE.

    It transpires that as the result of the gale at Port Elizabeth, seventeen sailing vessels have gone ashore. In communicating this intelligence to the ...

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  12. VICTORIA.

    The Legislative Assembly "adjourned to-day out of respect to the memory of the late Mr. Sadler, M.L.A., who died last week. ...

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  13. MURRAY RIVER COMMISSION.

    The Murray River Commission sat in Melbourne to-day, Messrs. John Davis (president), H. L. Burchell (South Australia), and Stuart Murray (Victoria) being ...

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  14. SHAMROCK III.

    The new yacht which Sir Thomas Lipton is having built to compete for the American Cup, and which will be known as Shamrock III., will be designed by Mr. Fife, and ...

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  15. VENEZUELAN TROUBLES.

    A battalion, consisting of 550 Venezuelan troops, belonging to the party led by General Castro, President of the State, has deserted to the Revolutionists, taking ...

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  16. TASMANIA.

    In the Assembly to-night members reconsidered the Government proposal to tax local and foreign companies and the income tax. The former was accepted, but the ...

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  17. ANTARCTIC RESEARCH.

    It is announced that the Scotia, the vessel equipped for the Scottish Antarctic expedition, will operate to the south of Weddel Sea. Captain Coats has contributed ...

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  18. AMERICAN POLITICS.

    In connection with the Presidential campaign in the United States, the fear prevailing among Mr. Roosevelt's friends that he may be dropped in consequence ...

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  19. ENGLISH CRICKET.

    Playing for Wiltshire, in a second-class county match, with a team from the Marylebone Club last week, Mr. G. H. Ransome and Mr. W. S. Medlicott, two ...

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  20. TUESDAY'S PLAY.

    The sun was shining brilliantly when play was resumed this morning, and there was a large attendance of spectators. Trumper (41) and Duff (15) continued their innings, ...

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  21. GERMANY AND ITALY.

    King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, who has been paying a visit to the Emperor William at Berlin, made his formal departure from that city to-day. His Majesty left 10,000 ...

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  22. WEST AUSTRALIA.

    The work of discharging cargo from the steamer Queen Wilhelmina at Albany is now so well advanced that it is expected that she will be tipped this week to repair ...

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  23. MR. CHAMBERLAIN.

    Mr. Chamberlain has announced his regret that his official duties will at present preclude his acceptance of the warm invitation extended to him by the Premiers ...

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  24. ANOTHER CASE OF ELECTROCUTION.

    While working in a transformer pit at Collingwood to-day, a bricklayer, John Fellows, put his hand on a live electric lighting wire, running underground. He fell ...

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  25. SHIPPING.

    Thetis, barque, 1,352 tons, at London, from Melbourne May 21. ELbing, steamer, 5,677 tons, at Continent, from Adelaide June 5. ...

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  26. MOUNT PELEE AGAIN.

    Mount Pelee, the volcano which destroyed St. Pierre, in Martinique, was on Saturday night last again in a state of terrible eruption. The detonations were the loudest ...

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  27. FEDERAL AFFAIRS.

    The committee of the South Australian Chamber of Manufactures some months ago protested against the manner in which tenders were called for the supply of ambulance, ...

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  28. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    Cabinet has decided to appoint Mr. Pittman (Government Geologist) to the position of Under-Secretary for Mines, in succession to Mr. Duncan McLuchlan, who was ...

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  29. TRADE COMPETITION.

    A British Steel Trust is in process of organisation, with the object of resisting American and German competition in that industry. ...

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  30. THE KEMBLA DISASTER.

    A serious full occurred last night in the main tunnel of the Mount Kembla mine. About two hundred tons of rock collapsed from the tunnel mouth, and this will ...

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  31. AFRICAN SETTLEMENT.

    Crowds of immigrants who have arrived at Cape Town from various parts of the world are unable to obtain remunerative work, and those who have friends at ...

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  32. A MINISTER IN TROUBLE.

    At the Central Court this afternoon the Rev. Arthur Bently Worthington, minister at the Sydney Unitarian Church, Liverpool-street, was charged on a warrant from ...

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  33. THE DRAYTON GRANGE.

    The Drayton Grrfnge commission resumed its sittings al the Federal Parliament House to-day. Lieutenant-Colonel Wallace furnished ...

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  34. PRAYER FOR RAIN.

    The Premier his received the following telegram from the Federal Prime Minister, under date of August 29:—"Victorian, Council of Churches has forwarded me ...

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  35. A BALLOON FATALITY.

    Some spectators, who were playing with the guy ropes of a captive war balloon at Leatherhead, near Epsom, in Surrey, yesterday, accidentally released it, and one ...

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  36. THE MELBOURNE SHOW.

    The Royal Agricultural Society's, annual show was opened at Flemington to-day, when the judging took place. The entries number 5,300, which is a record for many ...

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  37. BURGLARY IN SYDNEY.

    A daring burglary was committed in the city during last night. The burglars made a hole through the brick wall of the establishment of Messrs. M. & E. Fallon, tea ...

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  38. MISSIONARY ENTERPRISE.

    Very cheering, indeed, is the account given by Dr. George Brown of the prospect which faces missionaries in the Solomon islands. Dr. Brown and a party of ...

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  39. A TRAIN WRECKED.

    An excursion train, the passengers of which were all negroes, was derailed Alabama. United States, on Saturday. Twenty-five persons were killed, and fifty ...

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  41. THE MILITARY RIDE.

    In connection with the International Military Race from Brussels to Ostend, a distance of 77 miles, in which 60 persons competed, and which was won by ...

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  42. A LUNATICS STRANGE SUICIDE.

    A tragic suicide occurred yesterday at a quarry near Toongabbie. Several patients from the Parramatta Hospital for the Insane have for some months been working ...

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  43. THE CALLIOPE DOCK.

    The Lords of the British Admiralty have agreed to purchase a block of land with a sea frontage adjoining the Calliope Dock, Auckland, New Zealand, for the purpose ...

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  44. COMMERCIAL.

    The stock of tallow is 22,772 casks; the imports for the month of August were 7,852 casks, and the deliveries for the month 8,090 casks. ...

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  46. A SYCOPHANTIC ADMIRAL.

    A great stir has been occasioned in America by a dereliction of duty on the part of Admiral Higginson, who, during the recent naval manœuvres, left ...

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  47. TIN.

    The total stock of tin, including stocks in America and the quantity afloat, is 16,741 tons; the quantity of Straits and Australian tin afloat is 4,053 tons; the quantity ...

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  49. COPPER.

    The latest quotations for, copper are:— On spot, £51 17/6: at three months, £52 3/9. The total supplies of copper for the ...

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