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  2. FIRE IN ORMONDE'S HOLD

    WHEN a fire broke out among cargo on the Orient liner, Or-monde, off the New South Wales coast this morning, the ...

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  3. CITY DRAWS ON RESERVE

    DRY weather lias compelled the City Council to draw upon the reserve water supply at Lake Manchester to augment the river ...

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  4. THE NURSES' DANCE

    Nurses in their snow-white uniforms dancing together at "The White Angel" Ball at the City Hall last night. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  5. TRADE DEADLOCK

    THE trade deadlock between Australia and Japan has not been eased. The Cabinet to-day. ...

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  6. PREMIER INVITED TO LONDON

    AN invitation to represent Queensland at the Coronation has been received by the Premier (Mr. Forgan Smith). ...

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  7. QUICK MAJORITY

    A novel method of deciding a tie in Parliamentary elections was adopted to-day. The names of the two parties ...

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  8. ILLICIT TRAFFIC IN OPOSSUM SKINS

    A method by which the age of opossum skins may be determined will probably be employed before another open season is declared ...

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  9. 50 Federal Members Eager for Trip

    At least 50 members of the Federal Parliament are taking part in a determined race for rich prizes, their object being inclusion ...

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  10. MAKING CITY SHOPPING EASIER

    SEVERAL suggestions were made by members of the House wives' Association yesterday, which they claimed would make for better shopping facilities in Brisbane. These included free Wednesday afternoons as well as Saturdays, extended ...

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  11. DESIGNS TO BE OPENED TO-DAY

    More than a score of designs from competitors throughout Australia have been submitted for the King George memorial, to be ...

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  12. WHY BOOKS WERE CALLED IN

    When the bookmakers' books were called in last week it was believed that the stewards were attempting to' trace certain transactions by ...

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  13. RETAILERS AGAINST LATE NIGHT

    The suggestions of the Housewives' Association were criticised by the president of the Brisbane Retailers' Association (Mr. D. R. ...

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  14. REBELS TAKE TORRIJOS

    General Franco, the Rebel Commander, who is at Seville, states that the insurgents occupied Torriios (15 miles from Toledo), after ...

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  15. SICK GIRL IN BLAZING HOUSE

    Two girls, daughters of Mr. J. O'Keefe, of Blenheim, had narrow escapes from being burned to death when their home caught fire while ...

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  16. GERMAN POLICE ARE FRIENDLY

    The New South Wales police Commissioner (Mr. Mackay) will sail from Southampton by the Europe, to-morrow for New York, where he will ...

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  17. PROPOSED BAY HARBOUR

    Mr. R. W. Hislop, M.L.A., thinks that Sandgate has better claims to the proposed boat harbour In the Bay, than any other bayside resort. ...

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  18. STALIN REPORTED TO BE ILL

    Despite denials from Moscow at the week-end, that M. Stalin, the Soviet dictator, was ill, the "Matin" publishes reports which, it contends, confirms ...

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  19. PUBLIC CONTROL OF ELECTRICITY

    The Minister for Home Affairs (Mr. Hanlon) dropped a hint during the debate on the City of Bris-bane Act Amendment Bill in ...

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  20. WOOL FIRM IN SYDNEY

    Greasy merino fleece sold to 21?d for five bales of AD/Lynden from Moree at the Sydney wool sales to-day. Compared with the previous day the ...

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  21. LONDON WOOL SALES

    At to-day's wool sales 9018 bales were catalogued, of which 7940 were sold. New South Wales offered 536 bales, Queensland 1283, Victoria 550 ...

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  22. BUREAUCRACY'S THREAT TO FREEDOM

    Eminent K.C.'s expressed the view that bureaucracy was encroaching, on the rights and freedom of the people when the second annual convention of ...

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  23. FRIENDS OF SOVIET UNION

    Included in the hall committee's re­port at a meeting of the Trades and Labour Council last night was a recommendation that, as the hall was ...

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  24. "ABOLISH PARTY POLITICS"

    Criticism of the party political sys­tem of goevrnment was voiced in Par­liament yesterday by Mr. Godfrey Mor­gan (C.P., Dalby). ...

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  25. £80,000 LOAN FOR MACKAY

    The Mackay City Council, has been granted a loan of £80,000. to build a new power house and a loan subsidy of £28,000 for water supply improvement. ...

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  26. WYNNUM FAVOURED BY YACHT CLUB

    The Commodore of the Royal Queensland Yacht Club (Mr. A. S. Huybers) made it clear yesterday that the committee appointed to ...

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  27. BREACHES OF AWARDS

    At a meeting of the Trades and Labour Council last night the Painters' Union asked that the Government be requested to amend the State ...

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  28. MARTIAL LAW THIS WEEK-END?

    Lance-Corporal Merry (York and Lancaster Regiment) was killed in a skirmish With an armed Arab band near Rama. ...

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  29. KILLING 'HOPPERS BY 'PLANE

    Intensive efforts to prevent a repetition of the devastation caused by grasshoppers last year are being made. The Postmaster-General (Senator ...

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  30. REST FOR FEDERAL MEMBERS

    To enable members of the House of Representatives to have a week's respite from the session, the Prime Minister said to-night that the ...

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  31. AIR RACE TO JOHANNESBURG

    An outstanding personality in the England—Johannesburg air race, which is to start at 6.15 a.m., on September 29. is the Australian airman. Captain ...

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  32. WEATHER BUREAU IMPROVEMENTS

    The erection of additional buildings for the meteorological bureaux at Brisbane and Adelaide was an important feature of the building scheme ...

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  33. GRIEF KILLS MAORI WOMAN

    The story of how a grief-stricken Maori woman of 64 pined to death was told at an inquest at Pukekohe. A relative said the deceased fretted ...

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  34. SEIZING OF BANNED BOOKS

    Asked to-night whether he considered the Customs Department had the right to raid libraries, the Minister for customs (Mr. White) replied: ...

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  35. WHO WOULD FILL MR. LYONS'S SHOES?

    A PRIME Minister's life is not a happy one, according to Federal Ministers who support statements by delegates to the United Australia Party ...

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  36. FIRST AID CENTRES FOR GAS VICTIMS

    The establishment of properly organised first eld and decontamination centres was urged by Major C. W. Huxtable last night, in the last of a ...

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  37. RAILWAY TRAFFIC INSPECTOR'S DEATH

    Mr. Gilbert Arnold Sheppard, aged 54 railway traffic Inspector on the North Coast, died suddenly from natural causes at Gympie Terrace ...

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  38. VAN PRAAG RECOVERED

    L. van Praag, the champion speed-way rider, has recovered from the injuries, which he sustained in a crash a week ago, and will reappear at ...

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  39. PRICE OF GOLD

    The price, of gold to-day was E6/17/2½ an ounce fine. The dollar was quoted at 5.07 to the. pound sterling and the franc at 77. Previous ...

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