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The Right Hon. Gf; .H. Reid says, apropos to the scheme of Sending troops to India, that he does not wafat to see a spirit of unrest and military adventure in his colony. He is against “ thisperpetnal desire to go abroad and fight somewhere andsomebodv.” The prisoners in the-bank-note forgery case were sentenced at tbo Sydney Criminal Court—M'Darrell to ten-years’.penal Servitude, M’Naughton to seven years’, and Wil- ; liama to five years’.-. The Victorian Crown law authorities have abandoned the charge of manslaugh tor'agaihst Joseph. Davis . and Dr Sydney Sparkes in connection with the death of Mrs Bernes, whom they treated for cancer. Sfr George Turner, when declared elected for St. Kilda (Victoria), expressed the opinion that it would ;have been unwise at the present time- to have brought in a Radical programme. • ; Sir Horace Tozsr, the Queensland Home Secretary, has assured a deputation of Labor members that the bestavailable Crown lands will be placed at their disposal to found a Labor colony. ,A- scheme for the,; amalgamation of Sydney’s private charities ha’s been promulgated by Premier. Reid, and a conference of representative citizens has appointed a strong committee to place the suggestions in order and report to a subsequent meeting. Notice of motion has been tabled in the Legislative Assembly at Sydney for the establishment of a system of technical education in centres of population, with a provision for compulsory attendance. Captain W. C. Sinclair, late of the Tarawera, has left Sydney for Scotland to superintend the building of new steamers for the company. The New South 'Vales Government have promised to introduce a Conciliation and Arbitration Bill for the settlement of labor disputes. -

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AUSTRALIAN NEWS., Evening Star, Issue 10452, 23 October 1897, Supplement

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AUSTRALIAN NEWS. Evening Star, Issue 10452, 23 October 1897, Supplement