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  2. SENSATIONAL TRIP IN A CANVAS CANOE

    A hazardous ocean cruise from Auckland to Cuvier Island was recently made by Mr. G. B. Law. an athletic young Englishman, who a little while previously came to Auckland from ...

    Article : 673 words
  3. EXCITING ARREST ON RACECOURSE.

    Senior-detective Bannan, of the Sydney detective staff, last week returned from his annual leave, spent in Tasmania, where, however, he was called upon to act professionally. When ...

    Article : 145 words
  4. MELBOURNE DOCTOR'S FIGHT FOR FREEDOM.

    The second trial of Dr. Samuel Peacock upon a charge of having murdered a single woman named Mary Margaret Davis, was held at Melbourne last week. Caroline M'Coll, widow, ...

    Article : 346 words
  5. CHASE AND CAPTURE OF FAMOUS OUTLAW.

    There is at present alive and living in a Sydney suburo ex-Senior-Sergeant Cleary, of the N.S. Wales Police, who saw service during the bushranging days of the fifties. His name ...

    Article : 220 words
  6. SEIZED BY A SHARK, AND STILL ESCAPED.

    Frederick William Wert, 18, residing at 62 Phillip-street, Newtown (Sydney), was last week attacked while swimming in the ocean at Coogee. ...

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  7. VICTORIAN JUDGE CRITICISES JURY.

    There was a sensational sequence in Melbourne on Tuesday, last week, to the case in which Ralph Nelson was charged with having committed an assault with intent upon a ...

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  8. POSSIBILITIES OF HOLY WAR.

    DIAGRAM ILLUSTRATING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF MOHAMMEDANISM IN THE WORLD AND THE. TYPES OF SONE OF THE REGULARLY TRAINED TROOPS. (See "What a Holy War Would Mean.") ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  9. AUSTRALASIAN

    The first sitting of the joint committee of proprietors and colliery employees, for the settlement of disputes in the coal industry, will be held at Newcastle (N.S.W.) this week. ...

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  10. PERTH'S HEAT RECORD.

    A heat wave has passed over Perth (W.A.). One day the temperature reached 106.6deg., the highest for 18 years. ...

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  11. SPECIAL SESSION CALLED.

    The Queensland Parliament will meet for the holding of a special session on either April 9 or 16. ...

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  12. WOOD AS FUEL.

    The trial of wood fuel for railway locomotives has given satisfaction in Brisbane. ...

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  13. THE NEW ORDER.

    The Chinese Consul-General hoisted the new national flag over the Consulate in Melbourne last week. ...

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  14. FROLICSOME TANK.

    During a cyclonic storm near Dalby (Q.) much damage was done. A tank was carried over fences two miles away. ...

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  15. 1000 IMMIGRANTS.

    The steamer Rangatira arrived at Sydney last week from London, via Capetown, with 1000 immigrants on board. ...

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  16. THROWN FROM A BUGGY.

    Mr. David Whitehead, 88, of Albury (N.S.W.). was driving a buggy at Wabba Gap when the horse bolted. The old man was thrown out and sustained fatal injuries. ...

    Article : 24 words
  17. SHOT IN THE STREET.

    At the inquest on the body of Frank Cottam, who shot himself in the street at Queanbeyan (N.S.W.), a verdict of suicide was returned. ...

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  18. BREAKING OF THE DROUGHT.

    The wet season has set in in Northern Queensland, and washaways have occurred on the Northern line. ...

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  19. BACK TO WORK.

    Work is in full swing at the West Australian Government railway workshops, after six weeks idleness through a strike. ...

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  20. HIGH PRAISE.

    M. Pichon, a French wireless expert, who is representing the Telefuoken Company in Sydney, regards the Pennant Hills Station (N.S.W.) as one of the best in the world. ...

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  21. PROFITABLE WEEK'S INCREASE.

    New South Wales railway receipts during the week ended February 17 totalled £148,304; an increase of £13,230 on the corresponding week of last year. ...

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  22. DOMINION SURPLUS.

    The entimated surplus in the New Zealand revenue for the year ended March 31 next will be £769,957. ...

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  23. VETERAN SCHOOLMASTER'S DEATH.

    Mr. A. Bythesea Woigall, headmaster of the Sydney Grammar School for 45 years, died on Tuesday last week. ...

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  24. LADY HELPS WANTED.

    Miss Grace Watson, representative of the immigration committee, has left for India, with a view to arranging for orphaned daughters of British soldiers to come to South Australia as ...

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  25. HEAD CRUSHED BY WHEEL.

    James Ryan, a teamster, of Milton (N.S.W.), jumped off his waggon, and the wheel passed over his head. He died almost immediately. ...

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  26. A GOOD START.

    Seven hundred rifle barrels have been turned out at the Lithgow Small Arms Factory. The American experts regard the forgings as satisfactory. ...

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  27. UNUSUAL ACCIDENT.

    Jack Rothwell, 9, of Cowra (N.S.W.) fell on the handle of a barrow while at Milithurpe. It plereed the abdomen, and he was removed to the hospital in a critical condition. ...

    Article : 33 words
  28. DOMINION PREMIER TO RETIRE.

    Sir Joseph Ward announced in the New Zealand Parliament that he would retire from the Premiership, in order to allow the natural fusion of the Liberal and Labor forces. ...

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  29. EMPLOYERS WARNED.

    Employers throwing obstacles in the way of their employees attending the continuous training camps for cadets are liable to a penalty of £100. ...

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  30. CHOOSING THE CAPITAL PLAN.

    The Commission to adjudicate on the Federal Capital designs will meet very shortly, 137 designs and plans have been received, and 23 more expected. ...

    Article : 38 words
  31. LOST IN THE BUSH.

    Mrs. Edwards, wife of a settler near Bridgetown (W.A.). was lost in the bush, with a little boy aged 3 and a girl aged 2. They were found after two days, but the little girl had died ...

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  32. NAVAL COLLEGE APPOINTMENT.

    It is announced by cable from London that Rev. William Hall, Chaplain and Naval Instructor, has been loaned to the Australian Naval College. ...

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  33. PASTORALIST PIONEER GONE.

    The death occurred at Princes-street, Kew, Melbourne, last week, of Mr. James Sproule, one of the pioneers of the Australian pastoral industry. ...

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  34. THREE DAYS LOST.

    Charles Radcliff, 78, was lost in the bush at Gongolgon, near Brewarrina (N.S.W.), for three days. He was exhausted when found, and died in the hospital. ...

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  35. " 'TIS AN ILL-WIND."

    The sum of 10 per day, special living allowance granted to navvies engaged on railway construction works in the country, has been inadvertently added by the N.S. Wales Railway ...

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  36. WORTH WHILE ACCEPTING.

    Military officials of Australia have been invited to compete in the horse riding competitions to be held at the Olympic Games in Stockholm in July. ...

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  37. ALCOHOLIC HOP BEER.

    At Gisborne (N.Z.) a man named William Pollard was fined £40 for brewing hop beer without a license. The beer contained 8.6 per cent of alcohol. ...

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  38. TO PRINT FEDERAL BANK NOTES.

    The Federal Treasury is about to invite applications to Great Britain and Australia from printers who feel competent to take charge of printing in connection with the Federal ...

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  39. THE COST OF STRIKING.

    All the linotype men at the Government Printing Office. Hrisbane, have returned to work. Mr. A. J. Cumming, Government Printer, states that they have lost privileges ...

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  40. OUTSIDE HELP.

    The Napier (N.Z.) Harbor Board has decided to engage Mr. T. W. Kec[?], Commissioner of the Sydney Hrbor Trust, and Mr. E. A. Culled, of Brisbane, to report on the proposed harbor ...

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  41. STILL UNSELECTED.

    Although a host of names have been submitted, the Federal Government has not yet decided upon a governor for the Commonwealth Bank. ...

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  42. COSTLY BREACH OF PROMISE.

    In an undefended breach of promise case, at Dunedin (N.Z.), in which Jane Hughes claimed £501, the jury found for the full amount. Defendant, while engaged to plaintiff, married ...

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  43. COMMITTED IN ENGLAND.

    William Word has been arrested in Perth. W.A., on a charge of murdering Nixon Smith at Chiswick, England, in October 1908. He will be imprisoned for 15 days, after which he ...

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  44. SMART CAPTURE.

    On the arrival of a stock train at Muswell brook (N.S.W.). the local sergeant and a number of constables arrested, after an exciting chase, six young men who had been concealed ...

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  45. NOT THE GOVERNMENT STROKE.

    The steam navvy which has been working on the landslip on the third section of the North Coast railway has been removing 300 tons or debris in a day. ...

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  46. DISASTROUS HURRICANE.

    News from the islands of the Fiji group state that the Haapal group was recently swept by a hurricane, nearly every house being demolished. At Lifuka 200 houses were blown down, and the ...

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  47. ALDERMAN FOR FORTY YEARS.

    Mr. W. Archer, who has just been elected Mayor of Burwood (Sydney), has been an aider man for 40 years. ...

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  48. VALUABLE GOLD SHIPMENT.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 43 words
  49. TRAIN KILLS CATTLE.

    The train which left Adelaide for Henley Beach at 5.15 p.m. on Tuesday, last week, ran into a number of cattle between Albert Park and Cross-road, and killed six of the animals. ...

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  50. DIES OF THIRST.

    Frederick Host (24) and John McGrath (55) left Onslow (W.A.) to seek employment on an inland station. About a week later both bodies were found in a decomposed state. They had ...

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  51. GOOD HAUL OF COD.

    A man named Hornhouse caught about half-a-dozen codfish by hand at Queanbeyan (N.S.W.) ranging from 42lb down to half that weight. The river is silting up, and the fish are being ...

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  52. A HISTORIC COMPASS.

    When at Mallacoola (N.S.W.), in company with several other members of the Victorian State Parliament. Mr. Watt, the Victorian Treasurer, was given by Mr. Allan the compass ...

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  53. A DEATH GRIP.

    The body of the man who was found floating in the water near the Argyle-street Pier, Hobart, has been identified as George Dorward, a recent arrival from England. In his hand ...

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  54. DRAGGED FROM A STIRRUP.

    Thomas Dwyer, of Elmore, was mustering cattle at Young (N.S.W.), when he slipped on his horse, but his foot caught in the stirrup and he was dragged some distance, sustaining ...

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  55. SUICIDE AFTER PATRICIDE.

    At the inquest at Benalla (Victoria), on the bodies of Samuel James Walker and his son, Joseph Walker, who were found in a hut on February 14, the Coroner found that the son ...

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  56. CONVICTION UPHELD.

    The appeal from the conviction of H. C. Moir, on the charge of having murdered H. Trevascus at the Glebe (Sydney) last year, was lost at Sydney last week, and the conviction upheld. ...

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  57. MILLION AND A QUARTER STATE BRICKS.

    The number of bricks manufactured at the Victorian State works at Wonthaggl, which recently closed down, was 1,262,000. ...

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  58. HELPFUL SISTER.

    When returning home from school at Rappville, near Casino (N.S.W.). a lad named Ford was bitten on the toe by a black snake. His sister Daisy, aged 19, tied a piece of string ...

    Article : 52 words
  59. GORED BY A BULL.

    An old man named Stephens, after being badly gored by a bull, crawled back to his hut near Dapto, and lay for 24 hours without food or water. A boy saw a notice for help on the door, ...

    Article : 14 words
  60. Advertising

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  61. PROFITABLE LAND TAX.

    The amount of State land tax in South Australia between February 5 and 21 was £80,000. It is estimated that the revenue from land tax for the year will be £134,300. ...

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  62. COMMONWEALTH DOCKYARD.

    The Federal Minister for Defence has been officially informed that the New South Wales Government has decided to undertake the work of constructing the cruiser and the three torpedo ...

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  63. DOMINION PARLIAMENT REFORM.

    The New Zealand Government's Bill for the reforming of the Legislative Council provides that the Council shall consist of 48 male person, 24 to be elected by the House of ...

    Article : 11 words
  64. SLOWLY INCREASING.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 24 words
  65. NATIONALISED FERRY SERVICE.

    The West Australian Minister for Works says he will, within a month, have secured the nationalisation of the steam ferry service between Perth and South Perth. ...

    Article : 29 words
  66. LUCKY ESCAPE.

    Just as the Albury express was leaving the Seymour (Vic.) platform one evening last week a man rushed out of the refreshment room and made for the door of a car. He either failed ...

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  67. INDUSTRIAL OUTLAWS.

    Mr. Griffith, Minister for Works (N.S.W.) has decided to pay off the day-labor men who recently struck at Mount Koserusko. He says they have placed themselves in the position of ...

    Article : 23 words
  68. VICTORIA'S CLAIM TO THE RIVERINA.

    At the request of the Victorian State Treasurer (Mr. Watt), Mr. J. H. O'Gier has submitted to him a comprehensive statement of data in his possession, and his own personal ...

    Article : 18 words
  69. SEA GIVES UP ITS DEAD.

    The body of Capain Noake, who was drowned in the Leven River, Tasmania, was found washed up on the beach between Ulverstone and Penguin. It had been carried out to sea. ...

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  70. SUGAR PIONEER DEAD.

    Mr. Frederick Lewis Nott, of Windemere Plantation, Bundaberg (Q.), who has been on a visit to Sydney, died at Cremorne on Tuesday, last week. Mr. Nott was one of the pioneers of ...

    Article : 41 words
  71. FIGHT WITH A SHARK.

    A French fisherman named Raoul Gililes was attacked by a shark at Noumea and dragged under. He put up a fight with the man-eater, and was rescued. He was taken to the hospitl, ...

    Article : 8 words
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