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  2. Taxation of Heavy Vehicles

    SIR,—Mr. Dash says that very little of the duty on motor spirit was paid by heavy vehicles. Surely he knows that the heavy vehicle pays, on ...

    Article : 213 words
  3. HOME SWEPT BY SEA

    Considerable damage was done to he waterfront at Takapuna and other Auckland suburbs by the storm in which the 45-ton scow, Kaiala, bound ...

    Article : 297 words
  4. EL DORADO IN BACK YARD?

    An astonishing story of a foreigner's quest for buried treasure in the back yard of a house at Richmond was told to-day when the police were called to ...

    Article : 269 words
  5. KING'S CAR COST £1000

    Two stories, featuring the King and Queen Mary, again reveal how they share the interests of the people. Queen Mary to-day unexpectedly ...

    Article : 302 words
  6. LAST COPY SOLD

    The advertised announcement in yesterday's Courier-Mail of the last two days of the sale of the Modern Word Encyclopaedia led to an unpre- ...

    Article : 165 words
  7. The Weather

    Fine; variable, chiefly south to east, winds. Capital Temperatures The ranee of temperature in the ...

    Article : 59 words
  8. MAIL NOTICES

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

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  9. BUSH CHILDREN'S HEALTH SCHEME

    It was reported at tho meeting of the Council of the Bush Children's Health Scheme yesterday that the permission of the Director of ...

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  10. NAMING OF "HOYA"

    SIR,—I would like to correct an error in "Nomenclature No. 152," re "Hoya." The railway station was called Hoya, after the native flowering ...

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  11. THE IMMORTAL PICKWICK

    THE centenary of the immortal Samuel Pickwick, falling as it does on Monday, will be celebrated by Dickensians in all parts ...

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  12. CIRCUMVENTING THE FLOOD

    By the graciousness of the A.I.M., Burketown is again in communication with the outside world by means of a broadcasting wireless set which was ...

    Article : 162 words
  13. LONELY GRAVES

    Sir,—Mr. Langhorn's article in The Courier-Mail about Mr. James Halliday was of particular interest to me as one who has lived on Tartha ...

    Article : 280 words
  14. "NOT MY FATHER CONFESSOR"

    "He is not my father confessor," said the Lord Mayor, when referring yesterday to the Rev. Norman Millar and statements he had made at a park ...

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  15. ORDER OF BRITISH EMPIRE

    With a stroke of imagination, which was characteristic of so many of his father's actions, King Edward has just combined the solution of an unusual ...

    Article : 130 words
  16. OFFICERS AS MIGRANTS

    The opinion was expressed by the president of the Brisbane branch of the Royal Society of St. George (Mr. H. Highfield) yesterday that the ...

    Article : 156 words
  17. MOURNING TO CEASE AFTER EASTER

    Queen Mary, through Lady Howard de Walden informed 100 leading London hostesses to-day, that she wishes every one not connected with the ...

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  18. CYCLONE PASSES OUT TO SEA

    Fine weather is now practically general through Australia, except for some light rain in Tasmania, the Northern Territory, and along the ...

    Article : 246 words
  19. PROGRESS WITHOUT HOMEWORK

    SIR,—To my knowledge there is at least one college in Brisbane which does not impose home-work, and the result on my boys has been edifying ...

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  20. AIR ROUTE FORECASTS

    Following are the air route forecasts for to-day:— BRISBANE TO SYDNEY.—Scattered cloud latter section, some haze, visibility mainly ...

    Article : 74 words
  21. CITY WORKS VOTE OVERSPENT

    Although a good deal of the City Council's works expenditure is being net out of loan funds, figures issued yesterday showed that works amounts ...

    Article : 177 words
  22. GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S RESIDENCES .

    Arrangements which have been made for residences for the Governor-General (Lord Gowrie) were explained by the Prime Minister (Mr. ...

    Article : 156 words
  23. LATE SHOPPING NIGHT

    The Brisbane public will have the advantage of a late shopping night on Thursday. April 9—the day before Good Friday. ...

    Article : 115 words
  24. SUN, MOON, AND TIDES

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 204 words
  25. WHERE IS BOX STREET?

    Where is Box Street, Queensland? Yesterday the Deputy Director of Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. Corbett) received in his mall a letter from Mr ...

    Article : 251 words
  26. SHORTEST TARIFF DEBATE ON RECORD

    So rapidly is the House of Representatives dealing with the tariff schedules that the debate is expected to end by Wednesday next, thus ...

    Article : 172 words
  27. ANZAC DAY IN VICTORIA

    Although Anzac Day rails ona Saturday this year the Premier (Mr. Dustan) announced to-day that the Government intended strictly to ...

    Article : 54 words
  28. AMENDING THE PATENTS ACT

    An amendment or the Patents Act was being considered by the Government, the; Prime Minister (Mr Lyons) Informed. Mr. Blackburn (Lab., Vic). ...

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  29. KING GEORGE MEMORIAL

    Contributions by banking institutions considerably increased the King George Memorial fund yesterday, and the total is now well within sight of the £2000 ...

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  30. VICE-REGAL WEEK

    The Governor (Sir Leslie Wilson) will attend divine service at St. Paul's Church of England, Taringa, to-morrow at 11 a.m. At 11.30 a.m. on ...

    Article : 270 words
  31. GUIDE TO THEATRES

    His Majesty's.—"Anything Goes" 2 and 8 p.m.). Winter Garden.—"Two For To-night" and "Wanderer of the Wasteland" ...

    Article : 169 words
  32. FIFTY YEARS AGO

    The station hitherto known as "Western Creek," on the Southern and Western railway, will in future be called Calvert." ...

    Article : 211 words
  33. NOMENCLATURE OF QUEENSLAND.—155

    INGHAM.—An important sugar-grow­ing town in North Queensland, on a branch of the Herbert River; named after William Bairstow Ingham, an ...

    Article : 183 words
  34. CONTRAST IN PARISHES

    The Rev. Howard W. Grubb, who came to Brisbane in the Esperance Bay yesterday, to Join the Bush Brotherhood, would be able to fit the whole ...

    Article : 133 words
  35. To-day's Garden Hint

    The secret of having succulent vegetables is to grow them quickly and gather them as soon as they have matured. ...

    Article : 88 words
  36. Advertising

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    Advertising : 277 words
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