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  2. AUSTRALIANS IN EGYPT.

    Mr. W. Owens, supervising secretary of the Y.M.C.A. in Egypt, from whom advice has been received that in the battle at El Arish the Y.M.C.A. ...

    Article : 531 words
  3. WITH OUR BOYS.

    Part of the consignment of "Courier" Christmas boxes were sent to the soldiers who are doing duty in the Pacific Islands, and they were as greatly ...

    Article : 271 words
  4. THE RECENT STOCK INSPECTORS' EXAM.

    Sir,—As one who sat for the stock inspectors' examination on Friday last, I crave space for a few remarks. We have not got the results yet, to know who is ...

    Article : 449 words
  5. WAR SAVINGS CERTIFICATES.

    The Federal Treasurer (Sir John Forrest) to-day approved of the issue of war savings certificates of various denominations. These certificates will be ...

    Article : 268 words
  6. WHEAT FOR TASMANIA.

    Under an arrangement by the Federal Government and concurred in by the millers of Tasmania, that State is to be placed on practically the name basis as ...

    Article : 176 words
  7. STATE SCHOOL COMMITTEES.

    The election of the School Committee for the Leichhardt-street State School took place on Thursday night in the boys' school. Mr. Cumming (head teacher ...

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  8. A GALL FROM THE FRONT.

    A gunner of the A.I.F., writing from France, caustically comments on the action or, in some cases, the inaction of men who, far from the horrors of ...

    Article : 721 words
  9. LABOUR FROM AUSTRALIA.

    The Minister for Defence announced to-day that a request had been received from the Imperial authorities that further assistance for war purposes was required ...

    Article : 230 words
  10. TRADING WITH THE ENEMY.

    At Christchurch an indent agent has been fined £50 for trading with the enemy through one Imamura, in Japan. ...

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  11. "STOP YOUR STRIKES."

    Sergeant Robert Evans, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Evans, Kingaroy, has written the following appeal while in the tr[?]cs in France:—"My friends, brothers, in ...

    Article : 347 words
  12. MARYBOROUGH HONOUR BOARDS

    On the occasion of the recent visit of his Excellency the Governor, for the purpose of officially opening the Urangan Pier, the opportunity was taken by the ...

    Article : 254 words
  13. THE GOVERNMENT REFRESHMENT ROOMS.

    Sir,—As a traveller constantly in and out, up and down, all the railway lines in the State, I have perforce to take my meals at the Government refreshment ...

    Article : 465 words
  14. LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

    The election of councillors for the new shire of Ipswich took place on Saturday by [?] ballet, Mr. S. Finnimore being returning officer. The results were as follows:— ...

    Article : 126 words
  15. SOLDIERS' MAILS.

    The Minister for Defence has received a despatch from Brigadier-General Anderson regarding the work done in connection with transmission of letters and other ...

    Article : 200 words
  16. OFTUS JONES, V.C.

    Sir,—It will interest all your loyal and patriotic readers to learn that Commander Loftus Jones, R.N., was an Australian by birth. It has been my good ...

    Article : 287 words
  17. GREATER IPSWICH COUNCIL.

    The election of 12 aldermen for "Greater Ipswich" took place yesterday, and aroused considerable interest. In each ward there was a contest, 23 nominations having been received ...

    Article : 178 words
  18. SHIRE COUNCIL TROUBLES.

    At a meeting of the Tomki Shire Council yesterday a report was submitted showing expenditure on the Irvington wharf was lower than the income ...

    Article : 162 words
  19. THE BRITISH MATRONS.

    The following letter his been received by Mrs. C. W. Beak, Coorparco, from Sergeant U. I. Burke, who was gassed "somewhere in France," and is now at ...

    Article : 942 words
  20. "THESE GOOD FELLOWS."

    "At all times we will bear in mind what these men have done, and will do all we possibly can for them," writes a Brisbane business firm in reply to a circular letter ...

    Article : 376 words
  21. KARGOOLNAH SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At the meeting of the Kargoolnah Shire Council, Councillor Paterson in the chair, the Blackall Town Council advised that Alderman Pegler and Page had been appointed delegates to ...

    Article : 100 words
  22. A PRISONER OF WAR.

    Mr. Joseph Wilson, Mudlo Copper mine, Kingaroy distict, has received a letter from his son, Private Joe A. Wilson, who is a prisoner in Germany, at Wahn, and ...

    Article : 219 words
  23. SIX O'CLOCK CLOSING.

    At the local Licencing Court J. Newton, licensee of the Commercial Hotel, was granted a refund of £15 on his license consequent upon the reduction of ...

    Article : 105 words
  24. MURILLA SHIRE COUNCIL.

    At the first meeting of the Murilla Shire Council it was announced that there had been a contest in only one subdivision, Mr. G. W. Newbery being again returned by a majority ...

    Article : 148 words
  25. WHICH SIDE?

    Sir,—After nearly 40 years' experience of Queensland Governments, through the squatting to the Liberal, and then the hybird coalition of Liberal and Labour, ...

    Article : 467 words
  26. ASTOSAL MATTERS.

    The stock movements in the Nanango district during the past week included the following:— [?] cattle, Kumbia to Kingaroy, A. B. Olson owner: 200 cattle. Crawford to Kingaroy, ...

    Article : 621 words
  27. MARYBOROUGH AND DISTRICT.

    Whilst walking home from school, Gladys Royle, aged 12 years, residing with her parents in Ford-street, slipped and tell into a gutter, fracturing her arm ...

    Article : 36 words
  28. PITTSWORTH SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The Pittsworth Shire Council met on Thursday, there being a full attendance. C. Sullivan was elected chairman by five votes to four. Mr. F. J. Pickwell was reappointed ...

    Article : 173 words
  29. CHRISTMAS BOXES IN THE ISLANDS.

    Miss Adelaide Wood, Wellington Point, has received a number of letters from Nauru, Marshall Islands, acknowledging Christmas hoxes. In one of these ...

    Article : 139 words
  30. CASINO DISTRICT.

    At the last meeting of the Casino branch of the Australian Jersey Herd Society, Mr. H. O'B Wilson, general sectary, gave an address. After having ...

    Article : 49 words
  31. Advertising

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    Advertising : 137 words
  32. BEAUDESERT SHIRE COUNCIL.

    The first meeting of the new Shire Council was held on Tuesday, when Councillor T. F. Plunkett was re-elected chairman. The chairman of the Tooboom and Woodenbong Butter ...

    Article : 304 words
  33. RED CROSS SOCIETY.

    The monthly meeting of the Sherwood Franch will be held on 28th instant, at 3 p.m. The monthly meeting of the Rocklea, ...

    Article : 280 words
  34. MAJOR MARKWELL, D.S.O.

    Sir,—A slight error has crept into your report re Major Markwell. D.S.O., in Saturday's issue. It is stated that for 2½ years he has not been away ...

    Article : 124 words
  35. RECRUITING MEETINGS.

    A largely attended recruiting meeting was held near the Manly jetty this afternoon, the Mayor of Wynnum (Alderman S. Green) presiding. The Moreton Bay ...

    Article : 142 words
  36. SOLDIERS' COMFORTS FUND.

    A committee of ladies was appointed by the Government some time ago to control all public appeals made on behalf of solders' comforts The executive officers ...

    Article : 50 words
  37. FEDERAL TREASURER.

    Sir John Forrest and Lady Forrest will leave Melbourne for West Australia on March 23 Sir John will devote himself to work in connection with the election. ...

    Article : 32 words
  38. METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS.

    At 8.30 on Saturday night a motor car owned by Mr. John Heal, of Junction-road, Eagle Junction, was burned at Nundah, near the Royal Hotel. Mr. Heal ...

    Article : 69 words
  39. Bitten by a Snake.

    George Robinson, a schoolboy, was bitten by a snake on the sole of the left foot last night, the occurrence taking place near his residence in Glen-street, ...

    Article : 73 words
  40. "Ballarat Homecoming."

    Ballarat, Victoria, has initiated a novel movement to rekindle old associations, [?] to bring all Ballarat people home for the Easter week. Mr. W. P. Spargo is the hon. secretary for ...

    Article : 49 words
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