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    At least 18 people are known to have been killed in an explosion which wrecked the Swift Company's meat packing plant in Sioux City at noon yesterday. Ninety-one of the total of ...

    Article : 263 words
  3. -Police Search for Bank Intruder

    ELTHAM HOLD-UP.--(Left)--Shire employee Percy Williams narrowly escaped a collision as the bandit fled in a stolen car. (Right) A police constable searching in the scrub where the fugitive disappeared after abandoning the car. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  4. Presentation of Prizes

    MISS JEANETTE BROOKS, daughter of the Governor (Sir Dallas Brooks) and Lady Brooks, yesterday presented the prizes at the annual Christmas party of the Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind. Pictures show ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  5. Post-Mortem On Def eat of Ministry

    Charges that the Labor party had not conducted its election campaign in the interests of the workers, and counter ...

    Article : 303 words
  6. Early Morning Robberies

    Jewellery valued at £400 was among a number of robberies which occurred early yesterday morning. ...

    Article : 82 words
  7. "They'll All Know Now"

    BALLARAT, Thursday.-- Because it was a dull day on October 25 (so he said), James Simpson, fish shop ...

    Article : 99 words
  8. New Flinders Naval Chief

    The Naval Board yesterday Announced the appointment of Captain H. J. Buchanan, R.A.N., as commodore ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  9. Law Against Bar Maids May Be Overhauled

    A vigorous defence of Melbourne's bar maids, made by a combined employer-union deputation to the Chief Secretary (Mr. Leggatt) yesterday afternoon, may save them from being removed from their jobs. ...

    Article : 378 words
  10. Technicolor Film to be Made Here

    SYDNEY, Thursday.--Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation's new film. The Bushranger, will be the first ...

    Article : 283 words
  11. Elderly Malvern Man Missing

    Mr. Owen Cecil Thomas, 81 years, Valetta-street, Malvern, has been missing from his home since last Saturday. ...

    Article : 74 words
  12. Nurses Back at Warracknabeal

    WARRACKNABEAL, Thursday.--Three of the six nurses who left for Melbourne last week to interview the ...

    Article : 119 words
  13. A.C.T.U. Move on Basic Wage

    SYDNEY, Thursday.-- The emergency committee of the Australian Council of Trade Unions met today to implement ...

    Article : 180 words
  14. Winning Bet: Others Collect

    A 41-year-old man took a £60 to £20 bet on the winner of the second last race at Pakenham yesterday, but ...

    Article : 150 words
  15. Dock Police Make Arrests

    Dock police arrested two men at Victoria Docks yesterday and took possession of a number of articles. ...

    Article : 155 words

    Miss Australia for 1949 is 19-year-old Miss Margaret Hughes, a Sydney model. She is the youngest entrant to take the title and the third successive winner from ...

    Article : 455 words
  17. Two Years' Gaol for Taking Fund

    SYDNEY, Thursday.--In the quarter sessions today Judge Lloyd sentenced a clerk to two years' imprisonment for ...

    Article : 103 words
  18. Fine, Warmer Weather Today

    Melbourne weather should be fine and warmer today. Weather Bureau officials last night said north-west to ...

    Article : 65 words
  19. Taxi Control Worries Council

    The chairman of the licensed vehicles committee of the City Council (Cr. F. G. J. Hardy) will recommend to council on ...

    Article : 122 words
  20. Egg Men Forced To Black Market

    Victorian egg producers are getting the world's lowest price for eggs, and are being forced on to the black market in an ...

    Article : 74 words
  21. Committee of Five on Latrobe Plan

    State Cabinet yesterday appointed a committee of five members to advise the Government on its £40,000,000 developmental programme for Latrobe Valley. ...

    Article : 188 words
  22. Well-known Farmer Killed

    KYABRAM, Thursday.-- Crashing into a tree on Shep-parton-Undera road in a car tonight, George Fairley, ...

    Article : 83 words
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  24. judge Tackles Thief at Home

    SYDNEY, Thursday.-- Mr. Justice Owen had a desperate struggle with a thief tonight ln the grounds of his home in ...

    Article : 110 words
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    UNION AND EMPLOYERS' INTERESTS combined yesterday in a deputation that waited on the Chief Secretary (Mr. Leggatt) to discuss the question of the continued employment of bar maids. Picture shows ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  26. Wages Board Ruling

    Employers in retail drapery, men's wear and miscellaneous shops, including chain stores have been empowered to engage I employes under contract. ...

    Article : 296 words
  27. £29,342 Estate

    Jean Ann Johnson, late of Warracknabeal, licensed victualler, who died on July 14 last, left estate valued for ...

    Article : 38 words
  28. Senator "Goes Bush" in A.C.T.

    CANBERRA, Thursday.--Press photographers and the former Minister for Fuel (Senator Ashley) today played hide-and-seek around a bush on Canberra ...

    Article : 268 words
  29. Extensions to City Destructor

    On Monday the public works committee will seek permission of the City Council to extend the destructor at ...

    Article : 98 words
  30. Sister for Trial on Murder Charge

    SYDNEY, Thursday.--Evidence that Mary Swan, 21-year-old theatre usherette, after shooting her brother in a Lithgow street had shouted to him, "You ruined me ...

    Article : 349 words
  31. Search for Missing Man

    Police and local residents yesterday searched scrub country around Inglewood for Mr. Robert Seaman, 62, of ...

    Article : 68 words
  32. Thirteen Ships Idle

    Thirteen ships in Melbourne are idle for want of 44 men. At the seamen's pick-up yesterday, only 10 of 16 men who ...

    Article : 119 words
  33. Cricketer's Wife Granted Divorce

    SYDNEY, Thursday.--Mr. Acting Justice Toose in the Divorce Court today granted Maurine Constance Pepper a ...

    Article : 108 words
  34. Gift for First Christmas Baby

    The parents of the first baby to be born in Melbourne on Christmas day are to receive a free baby carriage. It will be ...

    Article : 60 words
  35. Constable Hurt in Collision

    Constable Clarence Sperber, 28 years, of the Mobile Traffic Branch, suffered a fractured leg when his motor cycle outfit ...

    Article : 49 words
  36. Advertising

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