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  2. THE SEVENOAKS TRAGEDY.

    As had been suspected, General Charles Luard's death was self-inflicted. He threw himself under the wheels of an approaching train at West Farleigh, after spending the ...

    Article : 656 words
  3. COLD WEATHER.

    An extraordinary change in the weather took place towards the end of last week, and on Saturday and Sunday residents of the city had recourse to heavy top-coats ...

    Article : 428 words
  4. THE AUSTRALIAN WOOL SEASON.

    Mr. A. G. Fenner (wool expert for Messrs. Elder, Smith, & Co.) returned to Adelaide on Sunday from Sydney, where he had been attending the wool sales, and when seen ...

    Article : 581 words
  5. THE AUSTRALIAN NAVY.

    The "Spectator" this week declares that it is practically impossible for the British Admiralty twice to reject the scheme for a local Australian navy. The Admiralty ...

    Article : 473 words
  6. THE STEAMER AEON.

    At last news has come to hand concerning the American liner Aeon, bound from San Francisco. The vessel was wrecked on Christmas Island in July, and the ...

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  7. REFORM OF THE LORDS.

    The "Daily Express" reports that the Select Committee of the House of Lords, appointed at the instance of Lord Rosebery, and with him as chairman, have ...

    Article : 68 words
  8. THE MAIL STEAMER.

    The elements were in a fractious mood when the English mail steamer Britannia arrived from London at 10.40 a.m. on Saturday, and the waters of the gulf were dotted ...

    Article : 505 words
  9. REFRIGERATING CONFERENCE.

    At the Refrigerating Congress in Paris, Mr. T. A. Coghlan, the New South Wales Agent-General, will submit a revolution expressing the opinion that in order to ...

    Article : 77 words
  10. THE FOOTBALL PREMIERSHIP.

    On Saturday West Adelaide met Norwood for the third time this season, and—it sounds like a fairy tale—they won the rubber. Such a performance would have been ...

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  11. AN IMPERIAL COUNCIL.

    Presiding at the inaugural dinner in connection with the Gr[?]cers' Exhibition at Islington, Mr. J. W. Taverner. Agent-General for Victoria (whose excellent ...

    Article : 79 words
  12. THE POPE'S FIRST MASS.

    The Pope celebrated the jubilee of his first mass at St. Peter's Cathedral, Rome, to-day. The ceremonies were witnessed by 3,000 spectators, including many cardinals ...

    Article : 50 words
  13. ENGLISH CRICKET.

    The first-class cricket season was brough to a close on Thursday with the match between the champion county, Yorkshire, and the Rest of England. The following are the ...

    Article : 267 words
  14. THE LANCASHIRE MILLS.

    The operative cotton-spinners of Manchester have by ballot accepted the proposal of the employers to reduce wages by 5 per cent. after January 1 next, but the ...

    Article : 89 words
  15. CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP.

    Dr. Emanuel Lasker, chess champion of the world, who is playing a tourney in Berlin with Dr. Tarrasch, the German champion, has won 6 games out of 12 so far ...

    Article : 49 words
  16. ANOTHER MARATHON RACE.

    The "Evening News" proprietary has promoted another Marathon race, under similar conditions to that run in connection with the Franco-British Exhibition. ...

    Article : 49 words
  17. THROWN FROM A TRAIN.

    On Saturday a resident of Balaclava was walking near the railway-line, when he noticed a newspaper parcel lying in a drain near the Alma-road-bridge. Being ...

    Article : 84 words
  18. THE GERMAN ARMY.

    It transpires that the recent German army manœuvres in the province of Alsace-Lorraine were conducted on a scale of unprecedented severity. The mock ...

    Article : 128 words
  19. COMMONWEALTH PROBLEMS.

    At the annual smoke social in connection with the Victorian Postal Sorters' Association on Saturday night Mr. Samuel Mauger, Postmaster-General, said the ...

    Article : 409 words
  20. BOXING IN ENGLAND.

    There are 59 entries for the Olympic boxing tournament which will open on October 27. The competitors will be of all five weights (bantam, feather, light, middle, and ...

    Article : 67 words
  21. SENATOR DOBSON.

    Senator Dobson returned by the Yawata Maru to-night after a tour of the world. He stated that he spoke twice at the recent Pan-Anglican Convention, which he regarded ...

    Article : 236 words
  22. QUEENSLAND.

    The Minister of Agriculture has decided to reduce, on January 4 next, the minimum age at which students can enter the Gatton Agricultural College from 15 to 14 ...

    Article : 95 words
  23. FINANCIAL NEWS.

    The following are the latest quotations on the London Stock Exchange:— Associated Mines, buyers 25/, sellers 26/3, Broken Hill Propristary, buyers 39/4, ...

    Article : 129 words
  24. LAWN TENNIS.

    The preliminary contest between England and America for deciding which country shall play off with Australia, the holder of the Davis Cup, was continued in the United ...

    Article : 51 words
  25. ANCIENT ART.

    Dr. Stein, the German explorer, has made an important discovery at Karasbahr, a village in Persia. In a refuse heap in the village he found some paintings and ...

    Article : 59 words
  26. THE FRANCO-BRITISH EXHIBITION.

    The trip of the three Victorian Commissioners to the Shepherd's Bush Exhibition will cost the State £1,500. Sir Henry Weedon and Mr. J A. Boyd have each been ...

    Article : 58 words
  27. THE WRIGHT AEROPLANE.

    The accident at Washington yesterday by which Mr. Orville Wright's aeroplane was overturned and the aeronaut sustained a fractured leg, and his companion, ...

    Article : 51 words
  28. COMMERCIAL NEWS.

    Wheat.—The sale is reported of 14,000 quarters Junuary-February shipment at 37/3 per quarter. Copra.—There is small business in copra ...

    Article : 468 words
  29. BRITISH UNEMPLOYED.

    Mr. Alfred Mason, Liberal member of the House of Commons for Coventry and a well-known novelist, will introduce a Bill dealing with the unemployed question ...

    Article : 45 words
  30. NEW ZEALAND.

    The House of Representatives, though urged not to do so, struck out the clau[?]e. from the Arbitration Bill providing for heavy penalties against newspapers if they ...

    Article : 60 words
  31. KELLY FUND.

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  32. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Australasian bishops who attended the Lambeth Conference have taken or arranged to take their return passages. Dr. Thomas (Bishop of Adelaide), Dr. ...

    Article : 136 words
  33. PEACE CONFERENCE.

    The Kaiser has sent a friendly message to the delegates to the annual congress of the Inter-Parliamentary Peace Union, now sitting in Berlin. His Majesty expressed ...

    Article : 56 words
  34. THE CRUISER GIBRALTAR

    Letters received from Devonport show that the disaffection among the men belonging to the cruiser Gibraltar is confined to a small section who complain of the ...

    Article : 120 words
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  36. TASMANIA.

    When the Mining Bill was before the Legislative Assembly Labor members obtained the insertion of clauses prohibiting Sunday labor in mines except in cases of ...

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  37. A SULKY OVERTURNED.

    Mrs. Norman Bostock was driving a sulky, the other occupants being her n[?]ce her five-year-old son, and a baby, in the Northam district on Saturday night, when ...

    Article : 115 words
  38. CLUB-SWINGING.

    T. Burrows concluded 66 hours 3 min. continuous club-swinging in the Town Hall last night, thus defeating by 3 min. Frank Lloyd's world record said to have been ...

    Article : 55 words
  39. ENGLISH SCULLING.

    George Towns, the ex-champion of Australia, who is to meet Ernest Barry on October 12 for the English sculling championship and the "Sportsman" challenge cup, ...

    Article : 55 words
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