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    BRONZED by a bright sun that has been all too rare this summer, members of the 106th Field Artillery Battery, after six days in camp at ...

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    Weather forecasts issued at 9 p.m. yesterday for the 24 hours ensuing:— Cool and cloudy at times, with some further scattered showers over the ...

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    THE number of race meetings held in Victoria had increased to such au extent in 1929, when the average was one a day, with the exception of Sunday, ...

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    Sir,—The note sounded by your correspondent, "Mulga Mick,"'who draws attention in Saturday's issue to the necessity for the abolition of party politics, ...

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    The death occurred at Hobart yesterday of Captain James Davis, aged 76 years, of 11 King Street, Sandy Bay. Captain Davis collapsed in Murray ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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    A STORY is current in Sydney that the London General Omnibus Company is contemplating making an offer to the State Government to take over ...

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  8. The Mercury.

    WHEN Sir Philip Game and his family left Tasmania after their Hobart sojourn, this English Governor of New South Wales gave his ...

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  9. Parking Places

    Motorists are frequently prosecuted under the Traffic Act for having parked their cars in the city for more than half an hour. This doubtless is a necessary ...

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  10. Energetic Consul-General

    Since he came to Melbourne a few years ago the Consul-General for the Argentine (Mr. Umberto Bido[?]e) has proved himself to be one of the most ...

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  11. Milk Bars

    So far as Sydney is concerned there are fashions in food and drink, and, its a corollary, in restaurants. The latest fad is the establishment of milk bars. ...

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    HOBART'S second Music Week proved an unqualified success, and we offer our congratulations not only to the organisers but also to the ...

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  13. Meter Rents

    Sir,—I am glad that someone has again taken up the question of rents of electricity meters. It is high time something was done in the matter. ...

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  14. Long-Delayed Inquiry

    This note on milk serves as a reminder that the long-delayed investigation of allegations of corruption in the milk business has been advanced a stage by ...

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  15. Morning Milk Mystery

    The trouble commenced when a hungry householder living, in close vicinity to the Sandy Bay foreshore opened his front door yesterday morning and ...

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  16. Duck Shooting and Lost Dogs

    The duck shooting season will open at midnight to-night, and by a curious coincidence the authorities at the lost dogs' home at North Melbourne have ...

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  17. The Harden Lion

    Australia has had its bunyip, its tantanoola tiger, and other more of less mythical beasts of prey, and now it has what in the course of time may become ...

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  18. The Taxpayer's Pocket

    Sir,—Wherever the harassed taxpayer looks he discovers plots against his pocket. Now the old-age pensioners, like elderly banditti, are forming ...

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  19. His First Cup

    The congratulations of all Hobart followers of yachting will go to young "Jock" Muir, who sailed his cadet dinghy to victory in the second heat of ...

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    At a largely-attended meeting of the Sydney Presbytery to-night, the controversy with regard to the teachings of Professor Angus, of St. Andrew's ...

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    The Prince of Wales flew to London from Welbeck Abbey this afternoon to attend the dinner to-night given by Dr. Julio Roca (vice-president of the ...

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  22. School Books

    Sir,—The suggestions by "Vigilant" regarding school books, in Saturday's "Mercury," are excellent. I have requests for school books from several ...

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    At a meeting of the committee of the Launceston Regatta Association on Saturday the chairman (Mr. J. S. Dean), in referring to the tragic end of Mr. ...

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    WHILE the report from our London correspondent, published in "The Mercury" yesterday, with regard to the likelihood of profitable prices ...

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  25. Utilitarian Art

    To weariness almost we hear the old proverb about necessity being the mother of invention. Yet how often is the truth of it borne out almost daily? ...

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  26. Rupert Avenue

    Sir,—A writer, in your columns on Tuesday referred to Rupert Avenue and its 120ft. of white weed. Surely this fine residential area and its residents ...

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  27. N.S.W. CABINET

    The Minister for Local Government (Alderman Jackson) has resigned from the Cabinet. Mr. Spooner is to be given full Cabinet rank, and will take ...

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  28. Advertising

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    The Chief Secretary and Minister for Mines (Mr. C. E. James) will leave Hobart this, morning by service car for Queenstown, and to-morrow will go on ...

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  30. Derwent Bridge

    Sir,—The high-level one-span bridge would be the best and cheapest in the long run at Risdon. The only thing against it is the distance from ...

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  31. Franklin Square Wireless

    It was a happy thought that inspired the seeking of permission to place a wireless set near the circle of seats in Franklin Square. It attracted a ...

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    To survey the proposed route of the air mail service between Singapore and Darwin as a link in the service from England to Australia, Flight-Lieut. ...

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    The Australian Squadron, consisting of the cruisers Canberra and Australia, and, the air craft carrier Albatoss, left Hobart yesterday morning for exercises ...

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  34. Franklin Square Wireless

    Sir,—I would like to thank the Mayor of Hobart and those responsible for the installation of the wireless set in Franklin Square during the last two days, in ...

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    "Traveller," Hobart.—The matter is being investigated, and a statement will be made by the Railway Department in due course. ...

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