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  2. "Big Time" Daylight Saving Job

    PUTTING ON THE CLOCKS to conform with daylight saving, which begins to-day, was major operation at the City Hall. The ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 113 words
  3. JUSTICE WEBB KNIGHTED

    THE Chief Justice of Queensland (Mr. Justice William Flood Webb) has been created a Knight Bachelor. Announcing this last night, the Premier (Mr. Forgan Smith) said that the Governor (Sir Leslie Wilson) had ...

    Article : 1,135 words
  4. ALL IN COASTAL AREAS MUST TAKE PART IN A.R.P.

    COMPULSORY air raid precautions for every occupier of premises, business, or household will be ordered in Queensland coastal areas when supplies of essential equipment, such as stirrup pumps, are adequate. ...

    Article : 350 words
  5. Digger V.C.

    Corporal J. H. Gordon, of Western Australia, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for Conspicuous gallantry in the Syrian ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 116 words
  6. PAY ENVELOPES LIGHTER TO-MORROW

    PAY envelopes will be smaller to-morrow when the new Federal war tax, which on incomes of £300 a year and over is 1/ in the £ ...

    Article : 103 words
  7. QUICK CHANGES INTO SHELTERS OF BASEMENTS

    Property owners must convert basements of city buildings into air raid shelter quickly, said the City Engineer (Mr. L. J. Price) yesterday. ...

    Article : 314 words
  8. DRASTIC WATER SAVING ORDER IN SYDNEY

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Use of water for household purposes other than sanitary flushing has been restricted between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. This is one of the drastic new ...

    Article : 387 words
  9. Sir William Webb Accepts Federal Post

    THE Chief Justice (Sir William Webb) yesterday accepted the chairmanship of the Australian Industrial Relations Council, set up ...

    Article : 465 words
  10. Screening Wall To Protect Oil Tanks

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—Brick or reinforced concrete walls will be erected around the major bulk oil storage tanks along the Australian ...

    Article : 128 words
  11. HEARSE FLOOR GIVEN TO AID WAR DRIVE

    SOME odd articles have been handed in at country centres in response to the call for aluminium for war purposes. ...

    Article : 63 words
  12. STIRRUP PUMP WILL COST PUBLIC 35/

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—The Home Security Minister (Mr. Lazzarini) announced to-day that the Commonwealth had let tenders for 500,000 ...

    Article : 131 words
  13. NEW SEWER TO GO ON DESPITE CIVIL LOAN CUT

    Work on the construction of the new Pinkenba sewer and the laying of the duplicate water main from Mount Crosby to Brisbane will not be ...

    Article : 213 words
  14. FIRE BRIGADE PROMOTIONS

    Deputy Chief Officer J. S. Garven has been promoted to Acting Chief Officer of the Metropolitan Fire Brigade for six months. He takes the ...

    Article : 87 words
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    Advertising : 1,065 words
  16. COMING BACK FOR KEY HOME DEFENCE POSTS

    Officers of the A.I.F. who are returning from overseas to take up key positions in the Australian defence forces. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 129 words
  17. POOR RESPONSE TO CALL FOR GLASSES

    Although under a National Security Regulation order issued last Friday the Federal Government is demanding all binoculars suitable for the fighting ...

    Article : 184 words
  18. RUN SHEARING PLAN TO SAVE LABOUR

    To meet the possibility of a serious hold-up of shearing in 1942 as the result of shearers and shed hands enlisting and militia call-ups a move is ...

    Article : 247 words
  19. CABINET ACTION ON RACING SOON

    Control of racing generally is likely to be considered by the State Cabinet next Tuesday. The Premier (Mr. Foreran Smith) ...

    Article : 144 words
  20. NEW TIMES OF CLOSING FOR CITY THEATRES

    Closing hours of city picture theatres are to be staggered from to-morrow. This will reduce pedestrian and vehicular traffic as a precaution against ...

    Article : 182 words
  21. MEMBERS RE-ELECTED TO FISH BOARD POSTS

    The ballots for the distributors' and fishermen's representatives on the Fish Board, which closed yesterday and was counted last night, resulted in the ...

    Article : 210 words
  22. MOTORIST FOR TRIAL ON HIT-RUN CHARGE

    MACKAY, Wednesday.—Francis Haynes, 32, labourer, on remand, appeared in the Mackay Police Court on a charge that he unlawfully did ...

    Article : 139 words
  23. ROAD MISHAPS DROP WITH LESS PETROL

    Petrol rationing and the smaller number of cars on the road caused a considerable drop in traffic accidents in 1941. In 1940, 5055 accidents, 54 of ...

    Article : 213 words
  24. WAR WORK OVER HOLIDAYS

    Construction of the Rocklea munitions factory and the Greenslopes Military Hospital will proceed during the holidays, and the men are working a ...

    Article : 78 words
  25. TWO QUEENSLAND AIRMEN KILLED

    SOUTHPORT, Wednesday.—Mr. W. M. Trevethan, of Surfers' Paradise, was advised to-day that his second son, Sergeant-Pilot Verner Walter ...

    Article : 171 words
  26. AIR FORCE RECRUITS FROM GULF TO GOONDIWINDI

    MEN from the Gulf of Carpentaria to Goondiwindi were among those enlisted for the ground staff at the Air Force recruiting centre in Brisbane yesterday. It was the biggest intake for some time. ...

    Article : 270 words
  27. £63,000 WILL BE SPENT ON STATE DEFENCE STATIONS

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—The Minister for the Interior (Senator Collings) announced to-day that contracts valued at £19,000 had been let recently ...

    Article : 64 words
  28. 4 SEAMEN KILLED IN N.Z. WARSHIP ACCIDENT

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Wednesday.—Four seamen were killed and four more injured seriously in an accident in one of his Majesty's New Zealand ...

    Article : 37 words
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