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  2. MR. DEAKIN'S RETIREMENT

    The majority of the prominent members of the Liberal Party are away from Melbourne. Various names have been suggested in connection with the vacant ...

    Article : 576 words
  3. LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

    The Governor in Council has approved of the following loans being granted:— £4000 to the Winton Shire Council, for the erection of a shire hall at Winton; £9395 ...

    Article : 247 words
  4. "COURIER" WEATHER CHART.

    {No abstract available} [ILLUSTRATED]

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 4 words
  5. SCIENCE CONGRESS.

    The Science Congress was continued to-day. The section which contributed the most important papers was the social science section, before which the Bishop ...

    Article : 1,485 words
  6. HOME RULE BILL.

    Mr. Asquith announced in the House of Commons to-day that the third reading of the Home Rule Bill would be taken on Wednesday or Thursday next. ...

    Article : 143 words
  7. THE NERANG SENSATION.

    In the Southport Police Court to-day, before Mr. E. Eglinton, P.M., Catherine O'Brien, on remand, was again before the court charged with a serious offence. ...

    Article : 211 words
  8. A CRISIS.

    A crisis appears to have been reached in connection with the coal mining industry in the Northern field. The colliery proprietors at a meeting to-day ...

    Article : 160 words
  9. THE RAVENSWOOD STRIKE.

    The position as regards the strike is still unchanged, and a further number of men have left the town to obtain employment in other places. There have ...

    Article : 538 words
  10. GABLE NEWS IN BRIEF.

    The strike of coal miners at Maesteg, in Glamorganshire, has been settled by the non-unionists joining the federation NORTH-EASTERN RAILWAY ...

    Article : 1,015 words
  11. TARINGA SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The Taringa Shire Council met last night, when the following were present:—Councillors H. Palmer (Chairman), F. Knapp, G. E. Lambert, J. Carr, J. Tier[?], T. J. Moore, S. Lamo[?]t, and ...

    Article : 196 words
  12. AUSTRALIAN WORKERS' UNION

    The half-yearly meeting of the Northern branch of the Australian Workers' Union was largely attended It was decided that Mr. J. Payn[?] ...

    Article : 229 words
  13. MORE RAIN.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,006 words
  14. THE FITZROY MURDER.

    No arrests have yet been made in connection with the Fitzroy murder, and the police have not the slightest clue as to who committed the crime. The ...

    Article : 95 words
  15. TOOMBUL SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The monthly meeting of the Toombul Shire Council was held on Wednesday in the Shire Hall, Nundah, there being present: Councillors W. P. Coo[?]ley (Chairman), J. Lancaster, D. Wil[?] ...

    Article : 161 words
  16. INTERSTATE BOWLING

    South Australia won the rubber against Western Australia by winning two out of three inter association bowling matches. The local men won the first ...

    Article : 54 words
  17. DENTIST'S NARROW ESCAPE.

    A well-known dentist of Auckland had a narrow escape from being shot by a young woman. According to the dentist he and a young woman were on friendly terms. ...

    Article : 86 words
  18. KEDRON SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The monthly meeting of the Kedron Shire Council was h[?] on Wednesday in the Shire office, Chermside, when there were present: Councillors Ken. Macpherson (in the chair), J. Packer, J. ...

    Article : 226 words
  19. MT. ELLIOTT TROUBLE

    Last night's meeting of the union was largely attended. It was decided to take no further action until word was received from the executive. About 200 ...

    Article : 86 words
  20. THE PEACE NEGOTIATIONS.

    Reuter's Agency says that in order to prove her willingness to make a sacrifice in the interest of peace Servia has decided to remove her troops from the Adriatic ...

    Article : 312 words
  21. CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP.

    The match for the chess championship of Australia came to a conclusion this afternoon, when Dr. Lancaster, who is in poor health, forfeited the ninth game ...

    Article : 60 words
  22. DUCHESS OF CONNAUGHT.

    The Duchess of Connaught is seriously ill with peritonitis, and has been removed to the Montreal Hospital. L[?]. ...

    Article : 39 words
  23. BUTTER EXPORT.

    An important correction of his report on the Australian butter business in Great Britain was received to-day from the High Commissioner ...

    Article : 164 words
  24. WYNNUM SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The Wynnum Shire Council met last night, when there were present:—Councillors H. Goodhead (Chairman), Parker, Smyth, Green, Goodman, Heymer, Weston, [?], and the clerk ...

    Article : 231 words
  25. TARIFF REFORM.

    It is rumoured [?]n the [?]y of the House of Commons that the difference in the [?]nist Parry has been sett[?]ed on the b[?] that taxes on food s[?] not be ...

    Article : 255 words
  26. THE OLYMPIC GAMES

    As a result of the defeats at the Olympic Games at Stockholm last year an organisation under the presidency of the Marquis de Polignac is collecting large ...

    Article : 75 words
  27. REDCLIFFE SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The monthly meeting of the Redc[?]ffe Shire Council was held on Monday. There were present: Councillors W. T. Walsh (Chairman), E. F. Morgan, A. Wyllie, D. Shields, W. S. ...

    Article : 334 words
  28. ANTARCTIC EXPLORATION.

    The land discovered by the German Antarctic expedition under the command of Lieutenant Fitchner, is situated in latitude 67.35, longtitude 30, and ...

    Article : 118 words
  29. METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS.

    The Manly Progress Association held a special meeting on Tuesday night in Paton's Hall. Mr A M'Leod in the chair. Five nominations were received for a ...

    Article : 273 words
  30. MAILS DELAYED.

    The Postmaster-General's Department advises the following delays to mails caused through recent [?]: Th[?] m[?]l from Kyabra, due 4 p.m., ...

    Article : 263 words
  31. INDIAN MURDER TRIAL.

    At the further hearing yesterday of th[?] charge against Dr. Clark and Mrs. Fulham of having murdered the husband of the latter prisoner, Major O'Meara, who ...

    Article : 260 words
  32. NORTHERN TERRITORY ABORIGINES.

    Prof. Baldwin Spencer, who has just returned from the Northern Territory, where he has been making investigations into the aboriginal question, lectured to ...

    Article : 141 words
  33. THE RUBBER ATROCITIES.

    Mr. Gubbins, chairman of the Peruvian Amazon Company, gave evidence before the Committee of Inquiry at the inquiry to-day. that he did not hear of the ...

    Article : 89 words
  34. SOUTHPORT SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At the monthly meeting of the Southport Shire Council on Tuesday there were present: Councillors G. Andrews (Chairman), E. A. Freeman, G. Lather, J. Si[?]to, J. W. Robertson, E. ...

    Article : 376 words
  35. RAILWAYS AFFECTED.

    The Commissioner for Railways has received a telegram from the Rockhampton district stating that on Wednesday afternoon the line at 60 miles and 62 miles, ...

    Article : 825 words
  36. NEW ZEALAND.

    The New Zealand Educational Institute has carried a motion that while recognising the value of Bible teaching and religion it is opposed to the Bible ...

    Article : 63 words
  37. PASTORAL MATTERS.

    Owing to the showery weather shearing at the West Longreach works has been postponed. The different shearing contractors are making preparations to begin shearing operations next month, ...

    Article : 405 words
  38. STORMS IN THE UNITED STATES

    Terrific storms have occurred on the Atlantic and Pacifie coasts. The railway lines have been rendered unworkable owing to snow slides in the Middle West. ...

    Article : 95 words
  39. A Child's Death.

    About 2 p.m. on Wednesday a six-year-old child, named Gladys Howlett, was playing on a chair at her parents' residence, at Old Sandgate road, Clayfield, ...

    Article : 79 words
  40. Tired Telephone Department.

    Residents are still in hopes (writes our Yarraman correspondent) of getting the promised telephone, for which the necessary money was forwarded to the ...

    Article : 33 words
  41. PASTORAL INDUSTRY.

    The new shearing agreement was ratified to-day by the Western Australian Pastoral Association and fixes the following rates:—Ordinary, 25/ per 100; rams, ...

    Article : 65 words
  42. Stephens H. and [?] Society.

    A meeting of the Committee of the Stephens Horticultural and Industrial Society was held on Tuesday evening. There was a good attendance, including ...

    Article : 213 words
  43. Mosquito Destruction.

    A report prepared by the Department of Public Health, dealing with the destruction of mosquitoes, showed that the staff visited Ithaca, Brisbane, South Brisbane, ...

    Article : 174 words
  44. Water Board's Bylaw.

    Approval was given by the Governor in Council yesterday to a by-law made by the Metropolitan Water and Sewerage Board with regard to the rating of land ...

    Article : 42 words
  45. PATRIOTIC YOUNG MAN.

    A young man, 21 years of age, a resident of Wangaratta, 120 miles from Melbourne, desired to join the Royal Australian Navy. Ignorant of how to proceed ...

    Article : 76 words
  46. NEW BUTTER FACTORIES.

    Yesterday and to-day three new butter factories were opened, costing about £12,000. Yesterday the Lismore Cooperative Company's branch factory at ...

    Article : 160 words
  47. How Old Age Pensions Are Paid.

    "Fact" writes: Sir,—I have read from time to time in your paper letters on this matter. In your last issue I noted that of the poor old woman of 68 years of age, ...

    Article : 181 words
  48. ATTEMPTED MURDER.

    Albert George Bowes, 25, a motor car driver, who was charged with having in November last attempted to murder Sir Edward Henry, Commissioner of ...

    Article : 111 words
  49. Health Act Prosecution.

    In the Central Summons Court yesterday, before Mr. Tho[?] Mowbray, P.M., the Commissioner of Public Health (Dr. J. S. C. E[?]ton) proceeded against Dr. R. A. M[?]k, medical [?] ...

    Article : 156 words
  50. LATE COMMERCIAL.

    LOWOOD, January 9.—Very heavy supplies of produce arrived to-day, the market being weak for most lines. Maize receded 1d. per b[?]., the top price paid being 3/11 per bus. Potatoes ...

    Article : 79 words
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