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  2. SCIENCE CONGRESS.

    As the chief executive officer of the Australasian Society for the Advancement of Science, Mr. J. H. Maiden deplored the drenching rain which thinned out the attendance of ...

    Article : 718 words
  3. DEPUTATIONS.

    A deputation consisting of members of the Fishermen's Union, waited upon the Chief Secretary (Mr. MacDonell) yesterday, and placed before him their views and wishes ...

    Article : 542 words
  4. TUBERCULOSIS.

    Dr. Norris (Director of Federal Quarantine) presided at a discussion on tuberculosis in the section of the Science Congress on sanitary science and hygiene. ...

    Article : 2,489 words
  5. THE GLACIERS OF THE SOUTHERN ALPS.

    In the Great Hall in the evening Professor P. Marshall, D.Sc., of Dunedin, delivered a popular lecture on "The Glaciers of the Southern Alps," Illustrated with a series of fine ...

    Article : 355 words
  6. SANITARY SCIENCE AND HYGIENE.

    Dr. Burton Bradley read a paper, showing the value of certain recent methods for the isolation of bacteria. The close similarity between the majority of bacteria was ...

    Article : 193 words
  7. CHEMISTRY AND MINERALOGY.

    In the chemical section, discussion on the corrosion of iron and steel was continued. Professor Fawsitt spoke of the corrosion of artesian bore casings. It was pointed out ...

    Article : 383 words
  8. MENTAL SCIENCE AND EDUCATION.

    Mr. E. A. Riley (Inspector of Schools in New South Wales) read a paper dealing with the curriculum of the elementary school. He pointed out that the curriculum was limited ...

    Article : 861 words
  9. OPEN-AIR PICTURE SHOWS.

    Mr. J. P. Osborne, M.L.A., introduced a deputation to the Chief secretary yesterday, representing the City and Suburban Open-air Amusements Association, who urged certain ...

    Article : 479 words
  10. GEOLOGY.

    Mr. L. Keith Ward, B.A., B.E, Assistant Government Geologist of Tasmania, read a paper entitled "An Investigation of the Relationship between the Ore Bodies of the ...

    Article : 285 words
  11. TO-DAY'S PROCEEDINGS.

    The work of the Congress will be resumed at half-past 10 this morning. Should the weather conditions be favourable, some of the sections will hold exclusions. In the ...

    Article : 78 words
  12. AUSTRALIAN BORN.

    "Much popular attention," said Dr. Harvey Sutton yesterday in the course of an address before the Social and Statistical Science Section of the Australasian Association for the ...

    Article : 887 words
  13. TYPHOID EPIDEMIC.

    Between 25 and 30 cases of typhoid have been reported during the last two or three weeks at Canterbury, the majority being located at Campsie. Most of the sufferers are ...

    Article : 267 words
  14. SOCIAL AND STATISTICAL SCIENCE.

    In a paper on the increased cost of living, Mr. A. Duckworth said the increased cost was a world-wide feature, perhaps most noticeable at present in the United States. In Australia ...

    Article : 573 words
  15. THE BRITISH SCIENTISTS.

    A meeting of the General Council was held at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, under the presidency of Professor Orme Masson. Professor Masson said that it would he ...

    Article : 671 words
  16. BIOLOGY.

    Under the above title a paper was read by Mr. R. T. Baker, curator of the Technological Museum. The author contended that the species so far recorded for Australia were ...

    Article : 551 words
  17. SOUTH COAST TOWNS.

    Reports have been made of typhoid out-breaks at some of the South Coast towns. The Board of Health authorities state that the cases from January, 1910, to date were four ...

    Article : 338 words
  18. TRADES AND LABOUR.

    At the half-yearly meeting of the Hairdressers and Wigmakers' Union the following office-bearers were elected;—President, Mr. J. F. O'Reilly; vice-president, Mr. T. S. Wright; secretary, Mr. T. W. Kelsey; ...

    Article : 141 words
  19. OPERATIVE BRICKLAYERS.

    The following office-bearers were elected at the annual meeting of the Operative Bricklayers' Union:— President, Mr. W. M'Donald; secretary, Mr. W. Irons; treasurer, Mr. F. Fry; minute secretary, Mr. H. ...

    Article : 108 words
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    Advertising : 378 words
  21. TRAINING COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS.

    An alteration has been made in the system of training college scholarships. They are in two classes. The one class carries a monetary allowance of £50 per annum to students ...

    Article : 163 words
  22. ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE.

    Mr. George Higgins, M.C.B. (Melbourne), read a paper on some experiments made to determine the amount of sustenance afforded by the atmosphere to aeroplanes and ...

    Article : 577 words
  23. ANTHROPOLOGY AND PHILOLOGY.

    Mr. C. Dalley contributed a paper in the anthropology and philology section on the development of the artistic sense in the Australian aborigines. He said that Australia, ...

    Article : 537 words
  24. ASTRONOMY AND PHYSICS.

    A paper on "The Scattering of the Beta Rays of Radium" was read by Dr. J. P. V. Madsen (P. N. Russoll, lecturer in electrical engineering, University of Sydney). ...

    Article : 684 words
  25. THE BUTCHERS' STRIKE.

    The Narrandera butchers' strike is still in progress, and at present there are no signs of an early settlement. Mr. T. Furse, secretary ot the Amalgamated Slaughtermon's Union, ...

    Article : 98 words
  26. GEOGRAPHY AND HISTORY.

    Mr. John M'Mahon (Melbourne) read a paper dealing with Governor Arthur Phillip, R.N., who on J[?] uary 20, 1788, arrived in Botany Bay with a fleet of 11 vessels, containing 1030 ...

    Article : 728 words
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