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    MR. EVA, manager in Australia for the Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line, who returned to Melbourne to-day by the Balranald, is of opinion that ...

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    SOMETIMES illuminating comment on affairs comes from unexpected quarters. Travelling in a tramcar recently I tell into conversation with a ...

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    Sir,—The interesting leader in your issue of July 16 deservedly stressed the importance played by the illustrator in creating types portrayed by the author, ...

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    Weather forecasts issued at 9 p.m. yesterday for the 24 hours ensuing:— Unsettled with some light rain at times, but more particularly in northern and ...

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    Mr. Frederick W. Moore, O.B.E., formerly of Tasmania, and for a number of years prior to 1930 managing director in London of the firm of F. W. Moore ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  7. System of Education

    Everyone seems to be deciding to air his criticisms of our system of education, the latest being Mr. Casey, M.H.R., who, at Wesley Church on Sunday, ...

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  8. Police Cuteness

    In a dingy little room at the Central Court this morning there was a prosaic ending to a remarkable exploit on the part of a small group of selected police ...

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  9. Cold Justice

    Several places, the notable example of course being the summit of Mt. Wellington, have become famous for their lack of warmth and the adjuncts of ...

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  10. The Mercury.

    THE dangerously tense excitability and general irritableness shown in every part of the world naturally come to the surface where countries ...

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  11. Freedom of Thought

    There is trouble among what America would call the highbrows. In Sydney Uuiversity there has developed a revolt against what may be termed ...

    Article : 239 words
  12. Capital Punishment

    Sir,—The manifesto published in your "Church Notes" yesterday on the solemn subject of the desirability of abolishing capital punishment would ...

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  13. Anti-Sweating League

    An Anti-Sweating League is again active in Victoria. It is needed, but it must be admitted that the times make it necessary that such a league should ...

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  14. Oysters Scarce

    To the regret of the confirmed oyste[?] eater the delicacy has practically gone off the market in Hobart recently. What the primary reason is for the b[?] ...

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    COUNTESS BEATTY'S DEATH. LONDON, July 17. The Countess Beatty, wife of Admiral of the Fleet, Earl Beatty, died to-day. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  16. MELBA'S £20,000 TIARA

    Much interest has been aroused by the difficulty experienced by the trustees of the estate of the late Dame Nellie Melba (the Trustees, Executors, and Agency ...

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    FROM time to time we receive sharp reminders of the fact that any real or apparent weakness in a Government is inevitably followed by open ...

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  18. Council in Committee

    It is gratifying to feel that the members of the Hobart City Council are conscientiously endeavouring to carry out their duties, but pleasure is tinged with ...

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    On the ground that the hotel business was suffering greatly as a result of the present depression, employers in the liquor trades recently applied to Chief ...

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    The Premier (Mr. Hill) stated to-day that if the State could get out of its difficulties better by the fact that it had a better man to lead the Government ...

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  21. R.S.S.I.L.A. and Relief Work

    Sir,—That there is great distress amongst some of the returned men and their dependents at the present time is, unfortunately, indisputably true. The ...

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  22. Council Chamber Acoustics

    Some confusion can be noticed at meetings of the Hobart City Council in regard to procedure, and on several occasions remarks have been heard ...

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  23. Unemployed Youths

    Sir,—During the war the girls had the privilege of taking the men's positions in offices and banks, etc., and the latter were grateful, but, alas, those ...

    Article : 196 words
  24. Advertising

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  25. The Three R's

    Education used to be summed up by the phrase "the three R's," and from what I gathered in conversation with a Hobart resident yesterday the ordinary ...

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    TAKEN as a whole, the report of the Hobart City Health Officer regarding the health of the City must be regarded as reasonably ...

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  27. Whelan Murder Case

    Sir,—Mr. T. R. Smith's letter re the Whelan murder case was much to the point, and your footnote certainly gives the public concerned about the matter ...

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  28. Cold Halls

    Sir,—I would like to support notes under heading 'Frosted Harmony" recently. [?], and many others, also suffered misery the other evening-in a frozen ...

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    The complete figures relating to gold production in all States from January 1 to June 30 are not yet available, but dependable estimates place the total ...

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  30. Badness in Extremis

    Here are some "schoolboy howlers," culled from the "Educational Record," comprising answers to a question inviting the comparison of the adjective ...

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  31. Shield v. Boss-Walker

    Sir,—In your issue of 16th inst. in your list of cases stated to be coming on for hearing on Tuesday, 19th inst., you have included the action in which ...

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    Canada's representation at the Olympic Games at Los Angeles will number about 120 athletes. Percy Williams, defender of the 100 and 200 metres titles, ...

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