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  2. CONSUMPTIVE SANATORIUM. Children's Sunbeam Chalet.

    In the pouring rain on Saturday some 200 people assembled at the Consumptives' Sanatorium for the opening of the new chalet for children. Miss Margaret ...

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    Advertising : 171 words
  5. FLOODS ON MAINLAND. Great Havoc at Wagga.

    The floods are subsiding slowly at Wagga. A great volume of water is coming downstream to Narrandera, where another inundation is threatened. On the ...

    Article : 578 words
  6. A GENEROUS OFFER.

    A well-known citizen of Hobart, who desires to remain anonymous, called at "The Mercury" office last night and stated that he will pay the cost of maintenance ...

    Article : 111 words
  7. UNEMPLOYMENT. £8,000 FOR ROAD WORK.

    The Mayor (Alderman F. D. Valentine) on Saturday morning waited on the Attorney-General (Hon. A. G. Ogilvie) and the Premier (Hon. J. A. Lyons) ...

    Article : 153 words
  8. GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.

    Wattle bird shooting begins to-day, and ends with the last day of the month. Insolvency. Joseph Francis Cox, tailor, of Hobart, ...

    Article : 468 words
  9. EMPIRE EXHIBITION.

    The Australian sheep, including Tasmanian rams, have arrived at the Empire Exhibition, and have been housed in neat pens immediately outside the entrance to ...

    Article : 54 words
  10. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR WANTED—IN THE PRESENT ELECTION!

    Sir,—A short poem written by the American journalist and writer, J. G. Holland, in 1879, entitled "Wanted," may be considered an appropriate text for the ...

    Article : 1,678 words
  11. BLIND MAN KILLED.

    Within a few minutes of his admittance to the Alfred Hospital, after being knocked down by a motor-car shortly after noon on Saturday, Alfred Walter Cole, ...

    Article : 75 words
  12. NEW MOTORING RECORD.

    Pete de Paola, the nephew of the famous Ralph de Palma, piloted a Duesenberg special to victory, and established a new record at the 13th ...

    Article : 103 words
  13. MOTOR-COACH AND CAR COLLIDE.

    When a motor-coach and a motor-car collided at Footscray about 3 o'clock on Saturday afternoon a woman and two children were injured. Their names are:— ...

    Article : 78 words
  14. DONATIONS.

    The donations received by the Industrial Department on Saturday comprised three bags of potatoes from Mr. H. Jackson, Adventure Bay, and two ...

    Article : 116 words
  15. YOUTH DROWNED AT CANBERRA.

    A youth who persisted in sightseeing, despite advice that was given him, lost his life in the floods at Canberra, according to a telegram received by the ...

    Article : 172 words
  16. MR. OGILVIE ON THE LAND QUESTION.

    Sir,—If Mr. Ogilvie, who is charging Midland squatters with dishonourable methods would remember that in every class of men can be found some who are not fair ...

    Article : 258 words
  17. FATAL CYCLING ACCIDENT.

    David Gelately, aged 67 years, an engineer, of Golden-lane, Chelsea, was thrown from his bicycle on Carrum Bridge on Saturday night, after ...

    Article : 46 words
  18. MASS MEETING.

    A well-attended meeting of the Unemployed Union was held at the Tradeshall on Saturday morning, Mr. R. Jackson presiding. ...

    Article : 135 words
  19. EUCALYPTUS OIL.

    The Chelsea Coroner to-day concluded an inquiry into the death of a Mrs. Tagwell, aged 55 years, supposed to have been due to eucalyptus oil ...

    Article : 157 words
  20. WET WEEK-END. A STEADY DOWNPOUR.

    The rainfall in Hobart during the lass two days was persistent and fairly copious. During the 24 hours ended 9 a.m. yesterday 68 points fell, and another 40 points ...

    Article : 174 words
  21. FLOODS IN ADELAIDE.

    A rainstorm, in places rivalling in intensity the torrential downpours of Sydney, when Adelaide was made almost a lake, broke over the city and suburbs ...

    Article : 122 words
  22. THE NEW HUON BRIDGE.

    Sir,—Surely the whole populace of the southern municipalities, home fifteen thousand persons, directly, and the bulk of a vast travelling public have been ...

    Article : 787 words
  23. GIFT OF FLOUR.

    In connection with the appeal for relief of the unemployed, Mrs. Lyons, wife of the State Premier, has received from a sympathiser in the north of Tasmania, ...

    Article : 63 words
  24. DERWENT VALLEY.

    After hanging about the surrounding hills for several days, rain commenced to fall in New Norfolk about 3 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. The downpour ...

    Article : 83 words
  25. MAYOR'S RELIEF FUND.

    The Mayor of Hobart (Alderman F. D. Valentine) desires to acknowledge receipt of the following contributions:— Already acknowledged....£322 10 1½ ...

    Article : 58 words
  26. NATIONAL INSURANCE.

    The general committee of the Southern Tasmanian Friendly Societies' Association met in conference on Saturday night the representative from the ...

    Article : 401 words
  27. FRENCH BUDGET.

    The French Senate to-day, by 289 votes to one, passed the budget, which shows an excess of revenue over expenditure of 28,000,000 francs. M. Caillaux, the ...

    Article : 62 words
  28. WEEK-END ACCIDENTS. BUGGY ACCIDENT AT LEFROY.

    At an early hour this morning Thomas Warren, accompanied by his three brothers, was returning to Lefroy from Launceston in a buggy, and when ...

    Article : 79 words
  29. FRIDAY'S APPEAL.

    In connection with the appeal made for the relief of the unemployed, the name of Mrs Field Marsh was inadvertently omitted from the list of helpers supplied to ...

    Article : 51 words
  30. IN THE MIDLANDS.

    The opinion of Midland pastoralists and farmers with regard to the continuous rain which has been tailing during tire last few days is that it will be the salvation of ...

    Article : 167 words
  31. SUB-ARTESIAN BORE.

    A sub-artesian bore, exceeding by far in its flow of water any other sunk in the Midlands, has just been completed on the Salt Pan Plains, Woodbury, the property ...

    Article : 168 words
  32. BELGIAN DEBT TO AMERICA

    Baron de Cartier, the Belgian Ambassador to the United States, has informed Mr. A. W. Mellon, the Secretary of the Treasury, that Belgium desires to initiate ...

    Article : 88 words
  33. TRAMS CRASH.

    Six persons were injured when an electric tram crashed into the rear of a stationary tram beneath the Railway Viaduct, near the Richmond station, in ...

    Article : 203 words
  34. FLOODS AT FINGAL.

    The light, persistent rain which has fallen here during the past few days developed into a heavier downpour during yesterday, and continued throughout the ...

    Article : 100 words
  35. EMPIRE PRODUCE.

    The shipping newspaper, "Fair Play," in a leading article to-day, says:—"In order to create Imperial markets for British goods, we must simultaneously ...

    Article : 146 words
  36. SMART POLICE WORK.

    Within six hours of the report of the theft of a motor-car having been made at the detective office on Saturday night, the members of the two night ...

    Article : 123 words
  37. IN THE SMALL HOURS.

    Covered with revolvers, three men found by members of the night police patrol in different parts of a factory building at Carlton early on Saturday ...

    Article : 119 words
  38. THROWN FROM MOTOR-CAR.

    On Friday afternoon Mr. and Mrs. A. Forbes left Westbury in a motor-car for Frankford, and when near Longford they saw another car approaching. Mr. ...

    Article : 136 words
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