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  2. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Arrangements are being made by the railway staff for the transport, of the wheat ha[?]est to the seaboard, and it is expected that in about a fortnight trains will be running in full swing. The ...

    Article : 2,147 words
  3. NEW USE FOR OLD DRAY WHEELS.

    At a cost of about £32 each the parks and gardens committee of the City Council has transformed a number of old dray wheels into "Joy wheels" for the children's playgrounds by covering up the spokes and mounting the hubs on ballbearings. All day long through the holidays the children pile themselves on the revolving disc. Sometimes the "joyridors" are thrown into a tangled, laughing pile, as depleted. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 75 words
  4. DISTINGUISHED PASSENGERS FROM OVERSEAS

    Among the distinguished passengers on the P. and O. liner Moldavia, which berthed at Prince's P[?]er from London yesterday, was Sir Leo Cussen, of the Supreme Court Bench, who is seen in the upper picture with Lady Cussen and Miss Alice Cussen. Below is the new Consul-Gen[?]ral for Denmark (Mr. Ove Lunn), with his two sons, Messrs. 0. R. and V. R. Lunn, and Mrs. Lunn. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 71 words
  5. THE MAN ON THE LAND.

    From all parts of the country it is reported that flies are more numerous than ever before. In some distriots serious sickness has been [?] caused by them. The fly ...

    Article : 1,362 words
  6. CANNED FRUIT BOUNTY.

    Under the Federal Ministry's bounty proposals for the current year's canned fruits, each [?]anner operating under the bounty has been allotted a specified quantity of ...

    Article : 439 words
  7. CITY COUNCIL'S NEW LAWNMOWER.

    The parks and gardens committes of the City Council believes in the best of materials for the work of beautifying the city. This is the new handsome lawnmower, the first of its kind to be imported, which was cutting a 72[?]n. swathe in the Queen Victoria, gardens yesterday. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 53 words
  8. PUPPY "SHOOTS THE CHUTE."

    Although it may seem as if the puppy had a rough passage on its s[?]ide down the children's chut[?] at the Carlton playgrounds yesterday, [?]t appeared to enjoy the fun as much as[?]the children. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 37 words
  9. NEW ARRIVALS FROM LONDON.

    In the upper pictures is the new Consul-General for the United States (Mr. Maxwell Blake) and Mrs. Blake who arrived yesterday by the Moldavia. Below are Commodore Sir Frederick and Lady Young. Sir Frederick was formerly director of the British naval sa[?]vage, and is ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 60 words
  10. SEED WHEAT FROM DOOKIE.

    In order to detect cases in which seed wheat from the Dookie Agricultural College is tampered with during transport from the college to growers, it was decided ...

    Article : 401 words
  11. OCEAN LINER BERTHS AT PORT MELBOURNE.

    The P and O. liner Moldavia (16,277 tons), which arrived yesterday from London with a distinguished company of passengers, is shown man[?]ing alongside Prince's Pier, Port Melbourne, where she berthed after an eventful voyage. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 42 words
  12. VICE-CONSUL FOR GERMANY

    In consequence of the decision to reapp[?]int German consulates throughout Australia, Herr F. M. Gahn arrived yesterday by the Moldavia, with Fra[?] Gahn, to resume the consular relations interrupted by the war. Herr Gahn will act as vice-consul and secretary to the German Consulate ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  13. BIRD'S-EYE VIEW OF BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION.

    By enabling the overseas visitor to contrast the infinite variety of the Empire's resources with the industrial wonders that Great Britain [?]an produce, the British Empire Exhibition, which will,cost more than £10,000,000, will be of incalculable value to Empire trade. The exhibition will be held at Wembley Park from April to October, and already home-travelling ocean liners are full of passengers desiring to see this great event. A bird's-eye view of the grounds, covering 216 acres, is reproduced. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 85 words
  14. SCIENTIFIC PLANT-BREEDING.

    In recent years remarkable results have been achieved in India by scientific plantbreeding. These are strikingly illustrated[?] says the director of the Institute of ...

    Article : 135 words
  15. CAULFIELD RAILWAY TRESPASS.

    Several cases of brea[?] of the railway bylaws were heard at the Caulfield Court on Friday by Mr. Be[?]iman P.M., and Messrs. Germon. Davies, [?] Dennis, [?] Mitchell, J.P.S. ...

    Article : 204 words
  16. SPECTACULAR DIVE IN SLIPS.

    Bright scoring by A Richardson (South Australia) was the feature of the play yesterday in the Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and South Australia The visitors' champion batsman, who scored 144, when 120 gave a sharp chance in the slips to C. B. Willis (second slip) off A. E. Liddlout's bowling. Willis is shown diving for the ball, which is discernible in the air midway between the fieldsman and J. Ryder (on ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 78 words
  17. FROZEN FISH FROM LONDON.

    One of the employees of S[?]nitt and Son Proprietary Limited iceworks is shown with a sample of the first shipment of frozn fish imported as a trial consignment by G. H. Adams and Company from England. Hadd[?]ks, h[?]rrings, Irish sa[?]mon, and English s[?]s will be placed on the Melbourne market at prices which [?] [?] with [?] [?] [?] [?] [?]. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 66 words
  18. FARM EMPLOYEE FOUND DEAD.

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Thursday. — The dead body of Gordon John Ge[?]ell was found lying under a tree on the farm of His employer, Anthony Moghan, at ...

    Article : 65 words
  19. BURNED TO DEATH IN HUT.

    DAYLESFORD, Friday.—Alfred Porbrook, an old man, was burned to death in his hut at Barkstead last night. He lived alone, and about midnight ...

    Article : 108 words
  20. TAILOR'S SHOP ROBBED.

    At the Coburg Court on Friday[?] before Mr. J. Mach[?] P.M. and Mr. G. A. Br[?]wn, J.P., Raymond [?] Walker, aged 22 years ca[?]an, and John Reber, aged 25 years[?] [?] were charged ...

    Article : 197 words
  21. FIRE DESTROYS POST-OFFICE.

    [?] Friday.—The Amph[?]theatre post and telephone office and an adjoining general store, occupied by Mr. A. E. Preston, a returned soldier, were destroyed by fire last night. Practically ...

    Article : 121 words
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