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  2. ITEMS OF INTEREST

    At the forthcoming elections for the Darwin (Northern Territory), a town council referendum will be taken on the question of establishing a crematorium at Darwin. ...

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  3. INFLUENZA.

    Discharges from influenza hospitals during the week-end considerably outnumbered the admissions, and the number of cases receiving attention is now 790, as ...

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  4. SUCCESS.

    A wireless message from the Clifton Station, on the coast of ireland, states that a Vickers-Vimy aeroplane landed there at 9.40 on Sunday morning. ...

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  5. AFFAIRS IN IRELAND.

    The Irish-American delegates have furnished to President Wilson a report on Ireland for submission to the Peace Conference, and have also seut copies to the ...

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  6. TORN RUSSIA.

    The Australian Press Association learns that Germany is evidently seeking to occupy the whole of the Baltic provinces, in order to keep in touch with Russia for ...

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  7. PEACE TERMS.

    French opinion is disquieted over rumours of the possible alterations of the treaty, and the possible early admission of Germany to the League of Nations. Some ...

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  8. SHIPPING STRIKE

    The strike situation is still critical. The central executive of the Waterside Workers' Federation sat in Melbourne on Saturday morning for about two hours, presumably ...

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  9. SOVIET REPUBLIC.

    Advices received in Copenhagen from Vienna declare that a Soviet republic will be proclaimed in Vienna on Monday. ...

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  10. LIGHTING RESTRICTIONS.

    Sir,—I would suggest that all shopkeepers close at 5 p.m. with the exception of Friday nights, and then at 9 p.m., during the strike. I think it would assist ...

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  11. CHINESE PROTEST.

    The Peking correspondent of the "New York Times" says that the Anglo-American Association of Peking has passed a resolution expressing disappointment at the ...

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  12. In Other States.

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—According to official figures issued by the Board of Public Health to-night, the influenza epidemic is steadily growing in virulence. All the public and ...

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  13. BUILDING TRADE DISPUTE.

    While the position in connection with the strike of builders labourers remained unchanged during the week-end, it is believed that a development is probable this week. ...

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  14. PROHIBITION IN AMERICA.

    Mr. Samuel Gompers, president of the American Labour Federation, giving evidence before the Senate Judiciary Committee, paid that American labour resented ...

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  15. POLAND'S COMPLAINTS.

    It is understood that some straight talk passed between the Council of Four and M. Paderewski, President of Poland, in which it was pointed out that Poland has not ...

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  16. Winnipeg Strike.

    The Winnipeg strike has spread throughout Western Canada, where the telephones and railways services have become dislocated. At Vancouver the Makura's cargo ...

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  17. Flight to Australia.

    The Minister for Defence (Senator Pearce) states that airmen who intend to compete for the £10,000 prize for a flight to Australia need not necessarily be ...

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  18. BARRIER STRIKE.

    BROKEN HILL (N.S.W.), Sunday.—The Amalgamated Miners' Association held a special meeting to consider the following urgent telegram received from Mr. ...

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  19. BOLSHEVISM FALSE.

    In the course of a statement in Paris the Australian Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) said that there were men in Australia, as in every country, who were ...

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  20. Work Without Pay Scheme.

    A Geneva message says that the German Government is considering whether it will ask everyone to perform an hour's work daily, the proceeds to go to the Imperial ...

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  21. GERMAN COMPLEXITIES.

    A French semi-official announcement issued on June 6 stated that the German Government as a whole was unwilling to sign, but that a large minority, inder Herr ...

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  22. Chain of Lightships

    Mr. Tower, commander of the United States trans-Atlantic flight expedition, in an interview in London, said:—"I predict that withing five years a chain of ...

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  23. Prince of Wales' Tour.

    The "New York Herald", says, that the Prince of Wales will visit the United States in August, and be the guest at Newport of Mrs. Ogden Goelet, whose husband ...

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  24. REPATRIATION.

    A new ruling issued by the Repatriation Commission defines an "improver" as any person who is an unindentured apprentice. An improper who is under the age of 21 ...

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  25. STRIKES IN FRANCE.

    The French strike menaces the railways, and the miners' strike is likely to leave Paris without gas. There is only a week's supply of coal in Paris, and the cost of ...

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  26. Conditions for Turkey.

    Turkish emissaries are expected in Paris on June 24. They will not come as plenipotentiaries, but at their own request. They will find lodgement three miles from ...

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  27. Weedon Grossmith Dead.

    The death is announced of Mr. Weedon Grossmith. [Mr. Weedon Grossmith was a member of a noted family. He was a son of George ...

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  28. British Metal Stocks.

    The stocks held by the Ministry of Munitions on June 10 included:—Copper, 47,992 tons; spelter, 38,428 tons; aluminium, 10,918 tons; lead, 19,907 tons; ...

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  29. U.S.A. AND AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Saturday.—On July 4, 1918, the then Premier (sir Henry Lefroy) communicated with President Wilson, expressing the good feelings of the people of Western ...

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  30. HOLLAND AND BELGIUM.

    Brussels reports state that the Dutch Government desires to conduct negotiations with Belgium respecting the 1839 treaty, which guaranteed Belgium's neutrality at ...

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  31. Queensland Miners Honoured.

    The King Edward medal has been awarded to Michael Fogarty and Frank Duller for having gallantly rescued Fred Joga from the Mount Morgan mine on July ...

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  32. PRICE OF SUGAR.

    It is stated that an increase in the controlled price of sugar by £3 a ton is impending in South Africa. This is understood to be the result of the action of the ...

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  33. British "Victory" Loan.

    There has been a rush of unprecedented enthusiasm to subscribe to the new British "Victory" Loan. ...

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  34. YOUNG WOMAN'S DEATH.

    As the result of investigations made by detectives, an important development in connection with the mysterious death of Alice Elizabeth Nioa, a young woman, at ...

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  35. Work for Soldiers.

    The Esssendon City Council, with the view of spending the £749 grant given by the Government, has given employment to 15 returned soldiers in connection with improvements at the Woodlands ...

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  36. Seeking Cotton Supplies.

    The American Trade Commissioner in London has reported to Washington that many Laneashire cotton textile manufacturers who are unwilling to depend ...

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  37. New Zealand and Samoa.

    In the course of a speech at a farewell luncheon given in his honour the Premier of New Zealand (Mr. Massey) said that New Zealand had accepted a mandate for ...

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  38. SOLDIER SETTLERS.

    In Victoria, 1,229 men, back from the trenches, have set out to prove whether or not our scheme of soldier settlement will be a success. Crities fear that the ...

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  39. DISCONTENTED TROOPS

    Two hundred Gordon Highlanders and a few members of the London Scottish have refused to embark for service in India as a protest against men who enlisted in 1915 ...

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  40. BAVARIANS AND PRUSSIANS

    A Zurich message says that Separatist aspirations, always strong in Bavaria, are showing renewed vigour. They are supported by Catholics and Independent ...

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  41. Italian Food Strikes.

    A wireless message from Rome states that general strikes have broken out in Genoa, Carrara, and Specia, against the high cost of living. ...

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  42. TARIFF AGITATION.

    Sir,—I have with interest perused leading articles and various letters appearing in "The Argus" on this vital subject. It is apparent to me that the Australian ...

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  43. GENERAL CABLES.

    Orders have been given by the Admiralty for the immediate demobilication of 7,000 temporary naval officers. Teh British Ministry of Food extimates ...

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  44. Villers Bretonneux Victory.

    Mr. J. D. Connolly, Agent-General for Western Australia, presided at the West Australian dinner in London, when Lieut-Colonel Amery. Under-Secretary for the ...

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  45. Society Divorce Suits.

    The petitioners for divorce in cases to be heard shortly include the Duchess of Westminister and Lady Clifton. The Marchioness Conyngham is suing for the ...

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  46. AUSTRALIANS ON SERVICE.

    CARTER.—Lieut. George de Lani Carter, 6th Somerset Light Infantry, son on Chaplain-Major G. W. Carter, 2nd Bde., A.I.F., has been congratulated by the major-general commanding the ...

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  47. POLICE NEWS.

    It is evident that thieres who raided the premises of Mr. J. Sherman, tailor, in Collins street, during the week-end were interrupted. and in their flight abandoned the greater portion of their booty. ...

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  48. Punishment of Ex-Kaiser.

    Americans in Paris believe that the question of the punishment of the ex-Kaiser will remain a dead letter as long as be remains as a private citizen at Amerongen. ...

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  49. RHENISH REPUBLIC.

    The Council of Four upholds the official opinion regarding the Rhenish republic and considers that it is entirely a matter for Germany. ...

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  50. FEEDING EUROPE.

    The American Congressional appropriation, under which the United States participated in the food control, will end on June 30. It is uncertain whether Congress will ...

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  51. American Shipbuilding.

    Mr. Hurley, United States Shipping Controller, says that the United States Shipping Board has completed, or has under construction, a total of 2,434 vessels, ...

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  52. THE PORTLAND PIER.

    Sir,—The Portland pier was extended or the purpose of accommodating large st[?]mers. The contract was made before the war, in addition to which concurrently ...

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  53. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES.

    With his suit form and smeared with dust; a young man was found lying unconscious in one of the corridors of the third floor of the Melbourne Coffee Palace on Saturday night. Constable D. ...

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  54. AUSTRIA MAY NOT SIGN.

    Herr Renner, the leader of the Austrian mission to receive the Allies' peace terms, returned to Paris from Austria. He declares that the Austrians are profoundly ...

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  55. COMMONWEALTH BUTTON FUND.

    Sir,—Referring to the report by the secretary of the Commonwealth Button Fund in "The Argus" of Saturday. I have again to direct attention to the following ...

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  56. NEXT OF KIN.

    The undermentioned are requested to communicate with the officer in charge. Base Records, Victoria Barracks, Melbourne, as early as possible:— ...

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  57. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I noticed a letter in "The Argus" of June 6. signed "J.A.N." Now, I think that if visitors cannot give the old town a little push forward they should save ...

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  58. TEACHERS' SALARIES.

    Sir,—It may be of interest to some of the public to know the real condition of one of the poorly paid teachers in this great warm land of plenty and sunshine. ...

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  59. CHURCH NEWS.

    A new Presentation School at the O'Neil College, Elsternwick, will be blessed and opened by Archbishop Manuix on Sunday, June 22, in 3 p.m. A contract has been let to Messrs. Sta[?] Bros[?] ...

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  60. DR. RENTOUL AND THE MODERATOR.

    Sir,—There have been no connundruma from beginning to end in this matter. An honoured member of the community was put in an injurious light by the unhappy ...

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  61. LEAGUE OF NATIONS.

    There was a great representative gathering in the Albert Hall, London, at the opening of the campaign for the explanation and support of the League of Nations' ...

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  62. LATE SHIPPING NEWS.

    NEWCASTLE (627 Miles).—Arrived.—June 14— Tensho Mars, from Singapore; Tsia Maru, from Brisbane; War G[?]at, from Melbourne. Sailed.— June 14—Goulburn, for Melbourne; Cluny Castle, ...

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  63. FLOUR MILL AWARD.

    SYDNEY, Saturday.—In the Federal Arbitration Court on Saturday, Mr. Justice Power decided that the full hearing of the application by the Federated Milles and Mill Employees; ...

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