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  2. THE COMING ELECTIONS. PREMIER'S WEEK-END TOUR.

    The Premier (Mr. T. J. Ryan) and Mrs. Ryan visited Laidley to-day on route to other centres in the Lockyer electorate. The Premier was ...

    Article : 262 words
  3. FIGHTING IN PALESTINE. CAPTURE OF BEERSHEBA.

    Machine Gunner Victor Brady, of the Light Horse Brigade, youngest son of Mr. A. B. Brady, writing from Palestine, says: "At last I have secured ...

    Article : 1,332 words
  4. THE COLLIERY TROUBLE.

    The officers of the Colliery Employees' Federation and the lodge officers of Richmond Main and Pelaw Main had a conference to-day with Mr. C. M. ...

    Article : 487 words
  5. WESTRALIAN BUDGET.

    The Treasurer (Mr. Gardiner) delivered his Budget Speech last evening. He said that in November he forecant a deficit of £679,924, but the ...

    Article : 713 words
  6. STOP PRESS. LOSS OF THE TUSCANIA.

    There is much anxiety in Glasgow, to which place most of the Tuscauia's officers and crew belonged. Many women awaited the train which brought home ...

    Article : 205 words
  7. PRICE OF OILS.

    The Interstate Commission to-day resumed its inquiries in regard to the trade in kerosene, petroleum, and lubricating oils. ...

    Article : 277 words
  8. THE ITALIAN COLLAPSE.

    The London correspondent of the "New York Times" interviewed Signor Marconi on the cause of Italy's recent military collapse. He said that it was the ...

    Article : 72 words
  9. COUNTRY TELEGRAMS.

    Mr. J. H. M'Carthy, district stock inspector, will leave on February 1, for a month's holiday. During his absence Mr. H. B. Ball will carry out the duties. ...

    Article : 215 words
  10. THE TOOWOOMBA SEAT.

    A general meeting of members of the Toowoomba branch of the National Political Association was held in the Alexandra Hall tio-night to consider the ...

    Article : 249 words
  11. PLACING KRUPP'S WORKS UNDERGROUND.

    The "New York World" states that information from Rotterdam shows that Germany is transferring large sections of Krupp's works underground as a ...

    Article : 37 words
  12. GERMAN ARMY DESERTIONS.

    Desertions from the German army are reported to be increasing. ...

    Article : 18 words
  13. ILLNESS OF MR. ROOSEVELT.

    Mr. Theodore Roosevelt, ex-President, has again been operated on, and his Condition is serious, but not critical. ...

    Article : 26 words
  14. CHARGE OF BIGAMY.

    At the Ballarat Police Court this morning, Sarah Jane Mott aged 27, was charged with marrying Edward John Stokes, on August 26, 1916, her first ...

    Article : 183 words
  15. THE AMERICAN ARMY.

    Mr. Caldwell, a member of Congress, in a speech stated that America had 2,139,000 men under arms. ...

    Article : 24 words
  16. GOVERNMENT'S RUINOUS POLICY.

    There was a good gathering of residents including numerous ladies, in the Hibernian Hall, Roma, this evening, to listen to the exposition of the political ...

    Article : 1,738 words
  17. N.S.W. PARLIAMENT.

    In the Legislative Assembly Mr. Cann, by way of an explanation, informed the House that in connection with his criticism of the coal contract he had read through his speech, and ...

    Article : 219 words
  18. FUNGUS TO KILL WHEAT.

    Officials made the closest search of all passengers on an incoming liner, fearing the importation of German fungus designed to kill wheat. ...

    Article : 33 words
  19. AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS.

    Attention has frequently been directed of late to the large number of Australian soldiers rejected by the medical authorities in England as unfit for service, ...

    Article : 174 words
  20. COMMONWEALTH ENLISTMENTS.

    Last week's enlistments were 505, compared with 497 for the previous week, the details being as follows:—Queensland, last week 56. previous week 48; ...

    Article : 61 words
  21. SUNNYBANK SETTLEMENT.

    Mr. A. A. Spowers (Surveyor-General) has completed the design for the soldiers' settlement at Sunnybank. The area of land available, about 300 acres, has ...

    Article : 264 words
  22. QUEENSLAND PATRIOTIC FUND.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 58 words
  23. METROPOLITAN DISTRICTS.

    A public meeting of ratepayers and sympathisers with Mr. S. Greene, exMayor of Wynnum, was held in the School of Arts, for the purpose of presenting him ...

    Article : 114 words
  24. CAUCUS CANDIDATE FOR WARWICK.

    It is understood that Mr. D. SwissDavies has been selected as the Caucus candidate for the Warwick electorate, and endorsed by the C.P.E. It was ...

    Article : 110 words
  25. IMPRESSIONS OF RUSSIA.

    Mr. G. H. Hutchinson, an American business man, recently arrived in Melbourne, after having spent four months in the Russian capital. Mr. Hutchinson ...

    Article : 212 words
  26. CHARGES OF SLY GROG SELLING.

    A boarding-house keeper at Quilpie was before Mr. O'Brien, P.M., to-day on a charge of sly grog selling. The evidence was to the effect that the ...

    Article : 97 words
  27. PASTORAL MATTERS.

    Shearing will commence at South Comongin next week, and will be followed by Beechal. Shearins at Oakwood station will commence the first week in March. The Warrego Shearing Co. ...

    Article : 46 words
  28. CONDITIONS AT LITHGOW.

    Consideration was given by the Federal Cabinet to-day to the question of a site for an arsenal. The matter came up on the recommendations submitted by the ...

    Article : 294 words
  29. NEW ZEALAND MINE IDLE.

    The Taupiri Co.'s Huntley Extended mine is idle in consequence of a difference of opinion respecting the men's safety. A little firedamp was found in ...

    Article : 76 words
  30. Auchenflower Progress Association.

    Steps have been taken, to form a progress association at Auchenflower. The Auchenflower Methodist School Hall has been secured for the helding of the first meeting next Monday ...

    Article : 48 words
  31. RED CROSS SOCIETY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 426 words
  32. Advertising

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    Advertising : 424 words
  33. DAIRY COMPANIES.

    The Southern Queensland Co-operative Dairy Co., Ltd., reports that the butter manufactured for January was 184 tons 10cwt, 2qr., an increase of 26 tons 6cwt. 2qr. compared with January ...

    Article : 234 words
  34. PATRIOTIC WAR WORK.

    The Queensland Artillery Comforts Fund met on Thursday, and announced that it is giving its share of the Coo-ee Cafe profits, less £10 per month, to the Queensland Soldiers' ...

    Article : 349 words
  35. "A GOOD MANY OVER THERE THAT COULD COME."

    Mrs. Deakin. 61 Elizabeth-street, Brisbane, has received the following letter from Sapper John Farren Price, who is somewhere in Egypt:—"Well, dear ...

    Article : 208 words
  36. Empty Jam Bottles.

    The committee managing the jam shop at premises lent by Podmore and Hall, in Adelaide street the proceeds being devoted to all men on active service, will ...

    Article : 71 words
  37. SUPPLIES AT TWEED HEADS.

    Owing to the shailow water on the bar at the entrance to the Tweed River, a number of boats have been lying in Danger Bay (on the Queensland side) during the ...

    Article : 133 words
  38. "Billjim Fair."

    The Brisbane Girls' Club intends holding a "Billjim Fair" early in April in aid of funds for the 41st and 42nd Battalions Comforts Fund. The Minister for ...

    Article : 163 words
  39. PRESENTATIONS.

    A welcome home was tendered to two returned soldiers at Naransba on January 16—Driver W. G. Crosbie and Private T. W. Bricher, both of whom have been on active service for over ...

    Article : 101 words
  40. "ALLIES' CITY."

    As it has been definitely decided to close the "Miles' City." to-night will be the last chance to visit this resort. Special attractions have been arranged for the amusement of children. ...

    Article : 111 words
  41. CARGO INSURANCE.

    Messrs. Wm. Haughton and Co. advise having received a cablegram from their that the rate under date 7th instant, stating that the rate for insurance on cargoes, under the British ...

    Article : 42 words
  42. NEXT OF KIN WANTED.

    The military authorities reguest the next of kin of No. 2376. Private T. Behir. 7th Re[?]forcements. 15th Battalion. Australian Imperial Force, to communicate with the Officer in ...

    Article : 45 words
  43. Land for Selection.

    Approval has been given for the opening to selection of 16 portions of land containing 75,671 acres. These include eight perpctual lease selection, comprising 1562 acres, and eight ...

    Article : 38 words
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