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  2. DEATH-BED WILL.

    James Bailey, a farmer, of Green Hills, near Kyneton, who died on May 17 of last year, at the ago of 88 years, left a will dated May 14. In it he distributed his ...

    Article : 955 words
  3. PRICE-CUTTING BAKERS.

    Admissions that pressure had been brought to bear by millers upon bakers who sold bread at "cut" prices were made yesterday to the Royal commission ...

    Article : 681 words
  4. CRICKET MATCH DISTURBED.

    After the police evidence against James Tyler, a bricklayer's labourer, had been heard at the Prahran Court on Tuesday[?] Frederick Clark Wilmot, a member of the ...

    Article : 274 words
  5. MEASURING TROPICAL DOWNPOUR.

    At about midday yesterday an electrical disturbance passed over the city with a deluge of rain. These tropical downpours are regarded as not a[?] gether unseasonable by the Commonwealth met[?]orologist (Mr. H. A. Hunt), who is photographed measuring 20 points of rain which fell in the city in ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 52 words
  6. LIFE-SAVING DEMONSTRATION BEFORE DEAF MUTES.

    At the Adult Deaf Mute Centre, Flinders street, last night an interesting demonstration of life-saving methods was given by the vice-president of the Royal Life-saving Society (Mr. A. A. Myers). Spectators w[?]re enabl[?]d to grasp the principles demonstrated through the manual signs expertly signalled by tho principal, Mr. E. J. D. Abrahams, who (on the right) is interpreting the sign "rescue." Mr. Myers, in the centre, is explaining, resuscitation methods on a "patient," with the hon. secretary of the centre (Mr. J. M. Johnston) on the left. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 94 words
  7. CYCLIST AND INJUNCTION.

    Further argument was heard before the Acting Chief Justice (Sir Leo C[?]ssen) in the Practice Court yesterday, regarding the motion to set aside or vary the ...

    Article : 474 words
  8. HOMEWARD BOUND.

    Snapshots on the deck of the Moldavia just before the liner sailed yesterday show:—Top Row—Mr. Justice Schutt (who was not a passenger) on the left, bidding farewell to his friend, Captain C. W. Burleigh, commander of the vessel (right); centre, Madame Evelyn Scotney, the noted singer; ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 66 words
  9. FAREWELL TO MOLDAVIA FROM RAIN-SWEPT PIER.

    Friends of the large number of passengers who sailed for London by the P. and 0. mail steamer Moldavia (16,277 tons) yesterday ba[?] farewell to the voyagers from the end of Prince's Pier in a sharp downfall of rain as the vessel sw[?]ng round into the channel. The farewell s[?]ne is depicted. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 58 words
  10. YOUNG WOMAN ATTACKED.

    Before Judge Moule and a jury in General Sessions yesterday, Charles Lem[?] a married man with a large family, p[?]ded not guilty to a charge of assa[?] ...

    Article : 283 words
  11. EYE DESTROYED BY BLOW.

    After having been remanded several times, Alfred Chambers, a former policeman, appeared at the Richmond Court on Tuesday[?] before Mr. P. J. Conlon, P.M., ...

    Article : 277 words
  12. HYDRO- ELECTRICAL ENERGY FROM HUME RESERVOIR.

    It was roported yesterday that a conference of ongineers had recommended an increase in the storage capacity of the Hume Reservoir, and the provision, at a cost of £40,000, of suitable outlets for the generation of hydroelectrical energy. This view shows the cutting of a temporary bed for the Murray at the Hume W[?]ir. The core wall of reinforced concrete is marked by the cross at its finished height, 80ft[?] above river level. This spot ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 96 words
  13. MISHAP AT YARRAVILLE LEVEL CROSSING.

    Little time was wasted yesterday by the Railways authorities in replacing the gates at the Somerville road crossing, Yarraville, which were s[?]ashed to fragments of twisted [?]ron bars and splintered wood when a pilot engine crashed through at 20 minutes to 8 o'clock on Monday evening. Early yesterday morning the wr[?]kage was cleared. New gates, freshly painted, were then fitted, as illustrated. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 67 words
  14. VALUELESS CHEQUES.

    Before Judge Moule and a ju[?]y in General Sessions yesterday, George B. Stewart was arraigned on three charges of having obtained sums of £4, £8, and £19 ...

    Article : 390 words
  15. COUNTRY MAN ROBBED.

    William [?]raig [?]ll a sawmiller from Cockutoo, came to the city on Janury 25 in order to cash a cheque for the payment of the mill hands. He [?]hed the cheque in Mal[?]ern, and with £66 in ...

    Article : 242 words
  16. CHARWOMEN QUARREL.

    Before Judge Wasley in the County Court yesterday, Mrs. Louisa Fonwick, of Plamer street, South Melbourne, office clea[?] [?] Mrs. M. Smith, of Bank street, South Melbourne, office ...

    Article : 244 words
  17. CUP DAY HOTEL TRADE.

    John Lawren[?]e Coughlan applied to the Li[?]ensing Court yesterday for a renewal of the license of the Albion Hotel, North[?]. The application was opposed by the ...

    Article : 281 words
  18. FIGHTING TOPS OF MODERN BATTLE-SHIPS.

    As an evolution from the old "crow's nest" of Nelson's time, the tops of modern battle-ships, with their maze of wiroloss and electrical signalling and gun-firing apparatus, form a strik[?]ng exemplification of the advance in naval science in recent years. Of particular interest is this comparison of the fighting tops of the battle-ships Hood (left) and Repulse (right), which in about five weeks will be objects of wonder to ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 81 words
  19. QUEEN CARNIVAL AT ALBERT PARK.

    Little Th[?]ma Tre[?]oar, who as "Quean of Peace" was the winner in the Albert Park Methodist carnival, is shown with her attendants. From left to right are:—Isobel Dunn,[?]Maisie Dunn, the "Queen of Peace," V[?]rna Smith, and Isabel Wilson. —(A. H. Williams, S. Melb., photo.) ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 45 words
  20. DISTRIBUTING AN ESTATE.

    On August 24, 18[?], John Balfour, of Mulgrave, farmer, died, leaving an estate of a gross value of more than £5,000. Under his will the income from the estate was ...

    Article : 197 words
  21. DISPUTE ABOUT HORSE.

    At the Fitzroy Court on Monday[?] Arthur James [?] horse dealer, Rowe street, North Fitzroy, proc[?]eded against Alfred George [?]uth, contractor, Linton street, [?] to recover £35 ...

    Article : 265 words
  22. THIEVES BREAK DOOR PANEL.

    While the occupants were absent thie[?] entered the house of Mr. Joseph Dorey, Glenmorgan street, East Richmond, [?] Saturday night, and s[?] property [?] at about £50. The stolen articles ...

    Article : 95 words
  23. MILLINER'S SHOP RANSACKED.

    Th[?]eres ra[?]cked the shop of Miss Glasgow[?] milliner, of Too[?] road, South Yarra[?] on Saturday night. Nothing was stolen. ...

    Article : 20 words
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