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  2. "THE POWER BEHIND THE THRONE."

    Sir,—In a recent letter from the secretary of the Metropolitan Council of the Australian Labour Federation to the Premier the following appears in the opening ...

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  3. AN ALLEGED COMBINE.

    The first case under the New Zealand Commercial Trusts Act came before the Chief Justice in the Supreme Court at Wellington on Friday. The information was ...

    Article : 346 words
  4. NATIONAL COUNCIL OF WOMEN.

    A meeting of the National Council of Women was held by the kind permission of Lady Edeline Strickland, at Government House on Friday afternoon. Miss Hooton ...

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  5. W.A. MILITARY STAFF SCHOOL AT NORTHAM.

    The work of the combined military staff of Western Australia, which is proceeding at Northam, is of increasing interest as the syllabus is delved into. Practically the ...

    Article : 1,600 words
  6. ENTERTAINMENTS.

    The seating capacity of His Majesty's Theatre was taxed to its utmost on Saturday night when Jansen, the "mystery maker," and his company of American entertainers ...

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  7. CRITICISM—A PLEA FOR ITS DUAL ASPECT.

    Criticism, as Sam Weller might have said, is "warious," but broadly speaking it is of two classes, constructive and destructive, usually the latter. It might be regarded as ...

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  8. ACROSS AUSTRALIA.

    Macmillan and Co., the London publishers, have forwarded to this office a copy of "Across Australia," in two volumes, by Baldwin Spencer, C.M.G., M.A., F.R.S., and F. ...

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  9. MIDLAND JUNCTION POULTRY SOCIETY.

    The show promoted by the Midland Junction Poultry and Cage Bird Society was open for the second day on Saturday, both afternoon and evening, when a large number of ...

    Article : 454 words
  10. THE FISCAL QUESTION.

    Sir,—"You may rob and impoverish a community without protest by indirect taxation, whilst a fraction of such indirect imposts if raised by direct methods may drive ...

    Article : 793 words
  11. INCREASE OF PRICES.

    Sir,—During the last few weeks that small and misguided section of the community that reads the letters appearing in your columns have been treated to the promulgation of ...

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  12. FRUITGROWERS' CONFERENCE AND SAN JOSE SCALE.

    Sir,—I read in the report of the sitting of the annual conference of fruitgrowers in your valuable journal, that a resolution had been passed to the effect, "That any ...

    Article : 519 words
  13. CLAREMONT MUNICIPAL LOAN.

    Sir,—As there may be a few people in Claremont who look upon Cr. Webb otherwise than as a joke. I should be glad of an opportunity to deal with a few points in his ...

    Article : 761 words
  14. AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE.

    Sir,—In to-day's issue of your paper there appear two letters dealing with Australian defence which demand a word in reply. To begin with, "Blackleg" wishes to know ...

    Article : 430 words
  15. THE BEEKEEPERS' CONFERENCE.

    Sir,—Appended is the answer to the petition recently sent to the Government asking that they call a conference of beekeepers (as the latter have no organisation of their ...

    Article : 445 words
  16. SETTLERS BETWEEN PARKERVILLE AND LION MILL.

    Sir,—There is a general desire on the part of settlers between the above places for a small amount of consideration on the part of the Railway Department. It is a ...

    Article : 230 words
  17. MOUNT BARKER APPLE PACKING.

    Sir,—I noticed in your issue of the 9th inst. in reference to a deputation from the West Australian Fruitgrowers' Association to the Commissioner for Railways that he ...

    Article : 416 words
  18. WIDENING THE BUNBURY BRIDGE.

    Sir,—As an old resident of the Belmont-Burswood district I am pleased to learn that a monster petition is now in preparation to request the Government to widen the ...

    Article : 174 words
  19. MILITARY UNIFORMS.

    Sir,—I might ask through your columns whether it is the intention of the present Federal Parliament to abolish (1) the mace and robes of the Speaker in the House: (2) ...

    Article : 179 words
  20. SELLING EWES WITH YOUNG LAMBS.

    Sir,—I was very pleased to see that an inspector of the S.P.C.A. had charged a farmer at Kellerberrin with cruelty to sheep. There is too much of this going on in this ...

    Article : 148 words
  21. NAMING A RAILWAY STATION

    Sir,—I notice in your issue of to-day that the Victoria Park Council, having a choice of names for their new station, chose the one least desired by the Commissioner of ...

    Article : 115 words
  22. THE LAW COURTS.

    In Chambers.—At 10.30 a.m., before Mr. Justice Rooth. ...

    Article : 13 words
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