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  2. WHEAT POSITION.

    LONDON, August 29.—The hitch in the wheat agreement remains. The Argentine has not signed, though negotiations remain hopeful. The Argontino raises ...

    Article : 151 words
  3. A Page for Boys and Girls.

    POKERWORK or pyrography is the art of ornamenting wood and other materails by means of a hot poker point, which scorches and ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 635 words
  4. UNION NEWS

    This column is conducted by Mr. E. H. Lane to give fair and impartial information on the proceedings of labour ...

    Article : 34 words
  5. From My Letter Bag.

    VERY often I feel rather like the old woman who lived in a shoe, not because of "so many children," but because of "so many letters." ...

    Article : 724 words
  6. King Bell.

    LONG years ago there lived a king, A mighty man and bold, Who had two sons, named Dong and Ding, ...

    Article : 148 words
  7. RATIONING GRANTED.

    Information relating to rationing of work affecting members was submitted by the secretary (Mr. E. Shaw) at the meeting of metropolitan ...

    Article : 247 words
  8. RISE IN WOOL VALUES.

    Sir,—In your issue of the 29th instant, and on your bill-boards covering the same, prominence is given to a 30 per cent, increase in wool values, ...

    Article : 288 words
  9. FLIPPANT REPLIES.

    Evidently Mr. E. B. Maher (Opposition, West Moreton) does not relish the humour with which the AttorneyGeneral (Mr. J. Mullan) invests his ...

    Article : 207 words
  10. Round the Av[?]ary.

    By taking alternate letters only, see if you can find the names of two well-known birds in each of the five circles. The difficulty lies merely in ...

    Article : 51 words
  11. From Our Picture Gallery.

    Here you see two of our little members from Forest Hill. Jean Charles is standing holding her violin, while her sister, Iris, is on Jean's ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 31 words
  12. INVASION OF THE NORTH.

    Sir,—The newspaper report of Mr. Wynne Williams's lecture to the Historical Society of Queensland last night seems to reveal an ignorance ...

    Article : 451 words
  13. RAILWAY PENSIONS.

    In connection with the agitation by railway employees for a refund of their contributions to the railway superannuation fund, a meeting of employees ...

    Article : 291 words
  14. BE ONLY 200.

    Although it has been suggested that the number of intermittent relief workers employed by the Brisbane City Council would be materially reduced by ...

    Article : 111 words
  15. Competition Results.

    THERE was only one correct answer received to the "Madam" Competition, and that came from our old friend, Billy Purdon, of Elimbah, so he ...

    Article : 116 words
  16. SENIOR DRAWING PRIZE.

    Drawn by Vivienne Price, Parawa, View Street, Wooloowin (15 years). ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 14 words
  17. Making a Mandolin.

    THE fitting of the frets in the fingerboard is probably the most difficult part of the work, but it may be done properly with care and patience. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 367 words
  18. A Fretwork Egg Cruet.

    THE sketch shows an egg cruet, which may be cut from fretwood in a couple of hours, and which will prove an unusual but very useful ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 360 words
  19. SCOUT WEEK DRAWS NEAR.

    Wolf Cub packs from all parts of the Metropolitan area on Saturday Will participate in the totem pole competition preliminaries, which will ...

    Article : 714 words
  20. Family Notices

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    Family Notices : 137 words
  21. COMPULSORY MOTOR INSURANCE.

    Sir,—I was very pleased to read in the Courier-Mail that it is the intention of the Government to move in the matter of compelling motorists to ...

    Article : 171 words
  22. Cutting the Linoleum.

    ON moving from one house to another, a man found that he had a good piece of check linoleum of the shape shown in the accompanying ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 137 words
  23. PRIMARY PRODUCERS' PROBLEMS.

    Sir,—It is interesting to note the typical city view with regard to the measures that have been adopted to assist the general position resulting ...

    Article : 853 words
  24. Junior Drawing Prize.

    Drawn by Jack Cramb, Wylie Street, Graceville (12 years). ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 12 words
  25. "WEIGHT INTO WORK."

    A bridge, 100 ft. [?]ong, will be erected by Scouts at the final rally of "Scout Week" at the Exhibition on September 16. This ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 52 words
  26. MOST FOR 19 YEARS.

    The largest importation of explosives to Queensland for the past 19 years was made during the year ended June 30 last. This fact is set out in the ...

    Article : 224 words
  27. CONTROL DISEASE.

    "Under the legislation dealing with the tobacco industry, which will be introduced shortly, it is proposed adequately to control the movement of ...

    Article : 200 words
  28. Model Aeroplane No[?]es.

    A COMBINED flying meeting of the Toowong Swallows, Sherwood Kookaburras, and C.M.A.C. members was held at Sherwood on Saturday, ...

    Article : 84 words
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