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  2. FREIGHTER BURNS AFTER CARGO EXPLODES

    The 10,000-ton freighter Mahia listed heavily to port with the weight of water poured into her from fire-hoses when the ship caught fire after an explosion at Victoria Dock, Melbourne, yesterday. At least six men were killed. (Firefighters on Ship—Page 3.) ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  3. COLUMN 8

    ONCE they've got their rise of £500 a year, State Parliamentarians will, I'm sure, be prepared to take up Mr. Attlec's task ...

    Article : 533 words
  4. CARGO EXPLODES IN SHIP'S HOLD

    MELBOURNE, Thursday.—Six men were killed and four are still missing in Melbourne's worst water-side disaster—a series of explosions and a fire on the 10,000-ton freighter Mahia at No. 6 Victoria Dock ...

    Article : 1,131 words
  5. WATERSIDERS SEEK INQUIRY

    The Federal secretary of the Waterside Workers' Federation, Mr. J. Healy, said last night that the explosion and fire on the Mahia ...

    Article : 190 words
  6. Plan To Block Some Sterling Balances To Help Meet U.K. Crisis

    LONDON, August 7 (A.A.P.).—The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Dr. Hugh Dalton, told the House of Commons to-day that Britain was in the process of blocking, by voluntary agreement, £1,700 million worth of her liability of £3,559 million in the form of sterling balances. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  7. Higher Tram Fares Yield Extra £102,120 In Month

    Higher tram and bus fares in July sent revenue up by £102,l20 compared with June. ...

    Article : 174 words
  8. SUMMARY OF TO-DAY'S NEWS

    SHIP DISASTER.—Six bodies were recovered and four men were missing after a fire in the freighter Mania at Melbourne yesterday. ...

    Article : 313 words
  9. Honesty Boxes Brought 5d

    Transport officials are disappointed at the public response to "honesty" boxes placed in trams running between the city ...

    Article : 121 words
  10. Warning For Hotel-keepers

    The Deputy Prices Commissioner, Mr. F. J. Herlihy, yesterday warned hotelkeepers that they were not entitled to ...

    Article : 93 words
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