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  2. MILLION LISTENERS.

    As broadcasting services will be commenced in Melbourne early in the New year, a summary published by "The Times" of the progress during the first ...

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  3. AERIAL SERVICES.

    Within the next few years it is expected that several aerial mail and passenger services will be established between important centres in the Commonwealth. Although ...

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  4. FINISH OF STANDISH HANDICAP.

    Setting a fast pace in the Standish Handicap at the Victoria Racing Club's New Year's Day meeting at Flemington yesterday, Mr. C. W. Lancaster's mare Una Carlos led from start to finish, and beat Mr. N. Falkiner's mare Sonora by half a neck, with Mr. C. B. Kollow's Blue Cross third. Running fourth on the rails is Messrs. P. C and A. A. Nixon's Correct Trim, followed by Prince Tressady, the favourite, who ran fifth, racing neck to neck behind the stewards' stand with Bobalight (centre); Peithias follows on the rails. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  5. SOCIAL EVENTS.

    Perfect holiday weather favoured the New Year's meeting at Flemington yesterday afternoon, and gave rise to thoughts of what might have been had the November ...

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  6. RINDERPEST IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Thanks to measures taken by the Federal health authorities, it would appear as if the outbreak of the dread cattle scourge, rinderpest, had been checked in Western Australia. These photographs, taken inside the quarantine area, show (above) a motor-truck arriving ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  7. MOTOR-CYCLE RACING AT ASPENDALE.

    At the carnival on the Aspendale racecourse promoted by the Victorian Motor-cycle Club, and held yesterday, A. Black (Sports Inv. J.A.P.), scratch (on.the left), raced off the mark with A. J. Harry (Indian) in the Open Sidecar Handicap. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  8. DEAF MUTES' FESTIVITIES.

    Striking illustration of the way in which the deaf and dumb manage to forget their afflictions and enjoy themselves was given at the garden party held yesterday at the ...

    Article : 530 words
  9. CHINESE PICNIC AT MENTONE.

    Chinese children had a delightful outing at Ment[?]n[?] yesterday, when the annual Chinese picnic was held. A group of demure little maidens is illustrated. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  10. WORLD'S LARGEST WARSHIP TO VISIT MELBOURNE.

    H.M.S. Hood (41,200 tons), the world's largest and most modern warship, left Plymouth on November 27 with the Repulse (26,500 tons) and the Delhi, Danae, Dauntless, Dragon, and Dunedin (each 4,750 tons) on an Empire tour. They are due in Melbourne in March. This view of the Hood shows her great guns, including eight 15[?]n. 44 calibre and 12 5.5in. 50 calibre. The 15in. guns can hit a small moving ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  11. SEASONABLE PASTIME ON THE BEACHES.

    While bathers may have found the water and the pleasant southerly breeze a shade too cool yesterday, the children voted conditions ideal for paddling. New Year's Day is essentially an occasion for picnic outings, and it is not surprising that the majority of little p[?]n[?]ckers on the beaches spent most of the day happily as illustrated. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  12. DENTAL DEGREES.

    Sir,—Recently a group of dental students presenting themselves for the bachelor's degree were astounded to find among them a number of ully robed gentlemen they ...

    Article : 254 words
  13. PREVENTING BUSH FIRES.

    Sir,—I notice to-day that the Forest Commission has sent notices to all centres warning tourists of the careless use of fire. Could it not be possible for the Forest ...

    Article : 164 words
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