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  2. Lottery a Tax on Folly

    SIR,—In your sub-leader of March 18 you gave excellent advice to South Australia that it would be well advised to do without a State lottery. ...

    Article : 506 words
  3. The Weather

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 110 words
  4. KING GEORGE MEMORIAL

    Subscriptions received at the Town Hall on Saturday morning brought the total of the King George memorial fund to £1600. Week-end ...

    Article : 164 words
  5. Advertising

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    Advertising : 370 words
  6. NEWS FROM LONDON BY AIR MAIL

    REAR-ADMIRAL R. H. O. Lane-Poole, O.B.E., the new Rear-Admiral commanding H.M. Australian Squadron, left England this ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 1,594 words
  7. WHAT ARE HOME INDUSTRIES?

    Is dressmaking an industry that should not be allowed in a district which the City Council describes as a residential area? Aldermen are ...

    Article : 600 words
  8. MAIL NOTICES

    AIR MAIL.—Brisbane, Townsville, Cairns, and Cooktown, Thursday, 4 a.m., Saturday, 9 p.m. Brisbane, Darwin, Singapore, England; Wednesday, 4.45 a.m. ...

    Article : 593 words
  9. MORE EVICTIONS AT CANBERRA

    Eight men and woman at Canberra have spent their week-end trying to find a place to live. They are victims of a departmental edict, which has ...

    Article : 170 words
  10. GERMANY HAS NEXT MOVE

    TENSION has relaxed in Europe and for no other reason than that a week of critical negotiation has cleared a way for further ...

    Article : 891 words
  11. NATIONAL INSURANCE

    The proposal of the Commonwealth Government to obtain the services of a British expert on national insurance is small cause ...

    Article : 364 words
  12. FOR FINAL ASSAULT ON MOUNT EVEREST

    The need of keeping a pair of expert climbers in reserve and unexhausted for the final dangerous and difficult 1000ft. of Mount Everest is emphasised ...

    Article : 227 words
  13. LATE SHOPPING NIGHT

    SIR,—It is to be hoped that the revival of agitation for a late shopping night, or at least an alteration of hours from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., will ...

    Article : 253 words
  14. HARES A PEST?

    Although the Brisbane and East Moreton Pest Destruction Board declares that hares have become a nuisance in the metropolitan area, no ...

    Article : 163 words
  15. AIR ROUTE FORECAST

    The following air route forecasts for to-day were issued last night:— BRISBANE—SYDNEY.—Low cloud, and showers on the greater part of the route. ...

    Article : 96 words
  16. YOUNG PEOPLE OF TO-DAY

    "The complaint that the young people of the present age are not as good or as sober-minded as their parents is not a new complaint, but is as old ...

    Article : 243 words
  17. SUN, MOON, AND TIDES

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 214 words
  18. PLEA OF THE HOUSEWIFE

    SIR,—Many housewives will feel grateful to The Courier-Mail for its sub-leader of March 17. Surely the housewife deserves more consideration ...

    Article : 225 words
  19. LIQUOR LICENCES FOR CLUBS

    The State Cabinet is to consider at an early date a scheme by the Minister for Justice (Mr. Martin) to amend the Liquor Act to permit the issue ...

    Article : 201 words
  20. AN ELEPHANT NEVER FORGETS

    Jessie, the elephant, who has been at the zoo for 55 years, showed to-day that an elephant never forgets. Mr. J. Miller, who retired from the ...

    Article : 152 words
  21. NEW 10/- NOTE AN "EYESORE"

    "We have the ugliest bank notes in the world," said the director of the National Art Gallery (Mr. J. S.McDonald) in a strong condemnation ...

    Article : 119 words
  22. To-day's Garden Hint.

    Cineraria seedlings are large enough to transplant into their growing positions. When the plants become ...

    Article : 89 words
  23. TEMPERATURE BELOW AVERAGE

    Drizzling rain fell most of yesterday in Brisbane, but only 24 points were registered, at the Veather Bureau between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. The ...

    Article : 202 words
  24. NAMING OF GOOMERI

    SIR,—In the "Nomenclature of Queensland" it is stated that Goomeri was a native word for kurrajong tree. This is incorrect. The country ...

    Article : 107 words
  25. NOMENCLATURE OF QUEENSLAND.—150

    HODGKINSON RIVER.—A tributary (54 miles) of the Mitchell River; named by James Venture Mulligan, a mineral explorer, on September 7 ...

    Article : 160 words
  26. INTEREST RATES ON FIXED DEPOSITS

    No further action in regard to interest rates on fixed deposits will be taken by the Bank of New South Wales unless the Commonwealth ...

    Article : 104 words
  27. FIFTY YEARS AGO

    News has been received by Sir Ralph Gore that Mr. C. J. Graham died at Albany, Western Australia, a few days ago on board the mail ...

    Article : 127 words
  28. BOARS FIGHT TO DEATH

    Two prize boars engaged in deadly combat in the Macksville show-ground. A Tamworth boar, owned by L. B. Connors, and a white boar, owned by ...

    Article : 106 words
  29. GUIDE TO THEATRES

    Tivoll.—"Storm Over Andes" and "Man Hunt" (continuous). Regent.—"The Melody Lingers On" and "The Widow from Monte Carlo" ...

    Article : 122 words
  30. INTIMATE STUDY OF KING GEORGE V

    Mr. Ernest Short, honorary librarian to the Authors' Club, has published an intimate study, entitled "King George, the Well Beloved." The book has been ...

    Article : 70 words
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