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GENERAL NEWS.

The weekly euchre tournament will be held at Cathedral Hall, Murray-street, to night.

A bridge tournament will be held to night at St. Mary's Hall, Oxford-street, Leederville. The ladies' committee of the Railway and Tramway Horticultural Society will hold a bridge tournament at the Railway Insti tute, Wellington-street, at 8 o'clock to night. Under the auspices of the Douglas 3redit Movement of Western Australia. Mr. E. K. Greville will speak on 'Man versus Money' at the Arundale Hall, James-street, to-night at 8 o'clock. Daniel Hawkins (21) was arrested by Detectives Nisbet and Blight yesterday ou a charge of having assaulted Frank Fuhr man on Monday. He will appear in the Fremantle Police Court to-day. A lantern lecture on 'Cremation' will be given by the Town Planning Commis sioner (Mr. D. L. Davidson) at the head quarters of the Women's Service Guilds, National House, William-street, to-night, at 8 o'clock. The public is invited. The Perth Road Board at its last meet ing decided that the name Alexander-drive should be applied to Fitzgerald-street, Mount Lawley, from the intersection with Walcott-street to the intersection with Browning-street and Wordsworth-avenue. The Midland Junction district council of the Australian Labour Party resolved on Monday night to hold a public meet ing at the Bassendenn Trades Hall on August 14, to hear an address by Mr. W. Hockdon, secretary of the Furniture Trades Union, on the Industrial Arbitra tion Bills in New South Wales. A concert was held at the Fremantle Prison on August 7. The Superintendent (Mr. A. T. Badger) desires to thank the following: Mrs. Mary Farrelly (organiser). Misses Weichardt (pianist), Joan Middle ton, Mesdames Clear and Tendy, and Mr. Marr, and the following who conveyed the party to Fremantle in their cars, Mrs. McDougall. Messrs. Tendy, Sowden, Hel shaw and Elsegood. A serious subsidence has occurred at the bridge across the Njookenbooroo Canal, iu Hestha-road, below the Seventh Day Ad ventist Church. Flood waters haw weakened the supports and one half of the bridge has sunk fully twelve inches from the roadway. A dangerous obstacle has been formed. There are many garden* on this route and a heavy traffic is car ried to the Perth markets. 'Lilies of the Field,' the sparkling comedy by John Hastings Turner, is to be played by Perth College Old Girls' Dramatic Club to aid the Chandler Boys' Settlement Scheme on Friday and Satur day evenings. Members of the Perth Sym phony Orchestra will supply the music. Tickets are 1/6 and 2/6; booking free at Musgrove's. The cast is well chosen— chiefly from the Repertory Club. Miss Norrie John is the producer. At the quarterly meeting of the West Australian Alliance in the Temperance Hall, Museum-street, this evening, repre sentative speakers of the organisations con cerned in the celebration of the centenary of total abstinence will review the change that has taken place in public opinion re specting the use of alcohol during the past hundred years. Reference will also be made to the change in propaganda neces sitated by the now widespread knowledge of the subject. An invitation is extended to all interested. In the Supreme Court yesterday, Mr. Justice Draper gave judgment for defen dant, with costs, in a claim brought by R. S. Wainwright, contractor, against Mrs. Puddey. for possession of Honeymoon Flats, at Wiluua. Mr. Ross McDonald (in structed by Messrs. Robinson. Cox and Wheatley) appeared for plaintiff and Mr. J. P. Durack (instructed by Messrs. Dwyer, Durack and Dunphy) for defen dant. His Honour found that defendant was a weekly tenant and that plaintiff gave her insufficient notice to leave.

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