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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.

    Patrick O'Loughlan the younge[?] was on Monday charged in the City Court with having committed perjury in swearing that he had not been in a certain room of a ...

    Article : 465 words
  3. EDUCATION BILL. ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT.

    Mr. A. A. Billson, Minister for Education, commenting on the second article on the new Education Bill, published in "The Argus," said yesterday he would like to ...

    Article : 417 words
  4. LABOUR NEWS. WOODWORKERS' CASE.

    The hearing of the claim made by the Federated Sawmill, Timber-yard, and General Woodworkers' Association of Australasia against 16 firms of woodworkers in ...

    Article : 1,052 words
  5. IRRIGATION. CONDITIONS OF RESERVOIRS.

    The following statement shows the condition of the various storage reservoirs under the control of the Water Supply Commission:— ...

    Article : 89 words
  6. TASMANIAN POTATOES. EFFECT OF IRISH BLIGHT.

    Consternation exists throughout the potato trade of the Commonwealth at the discovery made by Mr. M'Alpine, the Victorian Government vegetable pathologist, ...

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  7. PRINTING TRADE TROUBLE.

    Employers in the job printing trade, who alone are concerned in the demand made by the Typographical Society for increased wages for compositors and letter-press ...

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  8. MUNICIPAL CHALLENGE ACCEPTED.

    When Mr. M. Strahan was a member of the Richmond City Council he was challenged by Councillor Johnson to resign and contest the East Ward with him. Mr. ...

    Article : 68 words
  9. COOL STORAGE WAGES BOARD.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—The award of the Cold-Storage and lee Manufacturers' Wages Board fixes the hours at 48 per week. Outside cold storage hands are to be paid 42/, ...

    Article : 65 words
  10. EXTENSION OF WORKS.

    The commission has accepted the following tenders for works in various irrigation districts:— Coliban District.—Supply of 12,000 tons of ...

    Article : 117 words
  11. UNIONS AND POLITICS.

    BALLARAT, Monday.—It was reported in "The Argus" on Saturday that the Trades and Labour Council had decided to co-operate with the Political Labour League ...

    Article : 119 words
  12. CONTRACT VERSUS DAY LABOUR.

    There have from time to time been complaints regarding what has been called the extravagance of the Water Supply Commission in carrying out some works by day ...

    Article : 266 words
  13. QUARANTINE LEGISLATION.

    There has arisen some difference of opinion amongst public health authorities as to whether the Federal Quarantine Act altogether overrides State legislation in the ...

    Article : 277 words
  14. MUNICIPAL OPINION.

    At the meeting of the Collingwood Council on Monday evening a circular letter was read from the Municipal Association, inviting the council to carefully consider the ...

    Article : 124 words
  15. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    For being found in an hotel on a Sunday, Harold Nicholas Alfred Goudge and Archibald Elliott were each fined 15/ by the City Bench on Monday. The announcement was ...

    Article : 357 words
  16. CASUALTIES AND FATALITIES. SHOT IN THE NOSE.

    Mrs. Jane Craddock, of Elizabeth-street, Northcote, was the victim of a peculiar accident early yesterday morning. Fancying she heard someone moving about in the ...

    Article : 100 words
  17. CITY FIRE INSURANCE.

    A reversion to the system of dividing the insurances on its properties amongst 22 companies has been decided on by the City Council. For the reason that a saving could ...

    Article : 330 words
  18. IMPORTATIONS PROHIBITED.

    The Victorian Government has prohibited the importation of potatoes from Queensland, on account of the prevalence of Irish blight in potato crops in the latter ...

    Article : 174 words
  19. GOVERNOR'S CARRIAGES.

    At the Prahran Court yesterday, before Messrs. Phipps (chairman), M'Kinnon, and Hyslop, J.P.'s, John William Clapham, of 58 Andrew-street, Windsor, was charged, on the information of Samuel ...

    Article : 931 words
  20. FREEZING INDUSTRY.

    Mr. H. A. Mitchell, general secretary of the Federated Enginedrivers' and Firemen's Association, yesterday received a letter from Sydney, stating that the branch there, at a ...

    Article : 82 words
  21. THROWN FROM A BUGGY.

    CASTERTON, Monday.—Mr. Savill, the local representative of the Singer Machine Depot at Ballarat, was thrown out of a vehicle to-day and was stunned. He was ...

    Article : 48 words
  22. FOOTBALLER'S NOSE BROKEN.

    HEATHCOTE, Monday.—During the football match between Heathcote and Costerfield on Saturday one of the Costerfield players, W. Phillips, had his nose broken ...

    Article : 41 words
  23. DEATH FROM BURNS.

    MURTOA, Sunday.—Mrs. Hazeldine, who was severely burned on Friday last, died on Saturday morning as the result of burns and shock. Mr. Hazeldine, who was ...

    Article : 48 words
  24. IMPORTED MACHINERY.

    Messrs. W. Campbell (secretary) and T. Price (assistant secretary,) of the Iron Trades' Council yesterday had an interview with the Premier (Mr. Murray) over the ...

    Article : 130 words
  25. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    A dividend of 3/ per share, absorbing a sum of £1,500, was on Monday declared at the 102nd half-yearly meeting, of the Geelong Gas Company. A sum of £519/9/10 ...

    Article : 354 words
  26. NEW SOUTH WALES. PROCLAMATION.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—In consequence of the discovery of Irish blight in potatoes in Tasmania and in the South-Eastern portion of Queensland, a proclamation will be ...

    Article : 105 words
  27. UNKNOWN MAN KILLED.

    KILMORE, Monday.—The body of the unknown man who committed suicide at the Kilmore railway station on July 31, which had been lying at the hospital morgue ...

    Article : 54 words
  28. ATTACKED BY A DOG.

    SEYMOUR, Monday.—A young woman, named May Jones, daughter of a well-known Emily-street resident, was savagely attacked by a greyhound on Sunday. She ...

    Article : 114 words
  29. IRON TRADES COUNCIL.

    The Iron Trades Council has decided to approach the Prime Minister (Mr. Deakin) with a view to getting a resolution passed in the House of Representatives in favour ...

    Article : 171 words
  30. ALLEGED EMBEZZLEMENT.

    At the City Court yesterday James Martin Fitzsimons appeared on remand to answer charges of having embezzled moneys of the Colonial Bank of Australasia Ltd. ...

    Article : 390 words
  31. CHAFF ACT.

    Various questions in the administration of the Chaff and Stock Foods Act have been settled by the state authorities since the new law came into force, on July 1. The ...

    Article : 215 words
  32. WEST AUSTRALIAN DEMAND.

    PERTH, Monday.—The consumption of potatoes averages 2,000 tons a month, and in consequence of the embargo placed on Tasmanian and Queensland potatoes on account ...

    Article : 48 words
  33. INDUSTRIAL POWERS.

    It was resolved at a meeting of the Victorian Chamber of Manufactures, held last evening, that a deputation should wait upon the Premier and Minister of Labour (Mr. ...

    Article : 478 words
  34. DEAD BODY FOUND.

    TERANG, Monday.—The fully-developed body of a male infant was found on Saturday night by the sanitary contractor, Mr. S. R. Hallett. The body was handed over ...

    Article : 97 words
  35. COLD STORAGE WORKERS.

    Since the wages board in the cold storage trade began its sittings, the greater put of its time has been devoted to grading the workers. This has now been completed, ...

    Article : 124 words
  36. ENGINEER KILLED.

    BRISBANE, Monday.—A telegram from Winton states that James Cox, an engineer, was being drawn up from a well at Vindena on Saturday, when the chain broke, and he ...

    Article : 56 words
  37. APPRENTICESHIP QUESTION.

    Al a meeting of the Victorian Chamber of Manufactures, held last evening, special attention was given to the apprenticeship question. The legislative committee of ...

    Article : 469 words
  38. GOVERNMENT EXHIBIT AT SHOWS.

    KILMORE, Monday.—The Kilmore Agricultural and Pastoral Society made application to the department of Agriculture for its exhibit to be shown at Kilmore last, ...

    Article : 128 words
  39. GUILTY OF PERJURY.

    A young man of 22 years, named James Loch M'Lagan, was placed on trial in the General Sessions yesterday, before Judge Chomley, on a charge of having committed ...

    Article : 239 words
  40. ST. KILDA FORESHORE.

    A meeting of St. Kilda residents and ratepayers was held at the Prince of Wales Hotel last night to confirm the following resolutions passed at a previous meeting a ...

    Article : 320 words
  41. BOOT TRADE.

    Twelve of the sixteen Victorian employers cited by the Boot Trade Employees' Federation before the Federal Arbitration Court, applied, with their solicitors (Messrs. ...

    Article : 53 words
  42. NEW ALEXANDRA ROAD.

    ALEXANDRA, Monday.—Mr. J. Cameron, acting Minister of Public Works accompanied by Mr. Catani, of the department, visited Alexandra, for the purpose of ...

    Article : 108 words
  43. FOOD REFORM LEAGUE.

    The formation of the Food Reform League of Australia has been completed, and the following officers have been elected:—Patroness, Mrs. Alfred Deakin; patrons, the ...

    Article : 256 words
  44. ENDORSEMENT OF CANDIDATES.

    Considerable discussion took place at the Port Melbourne branch of the Political Labour Council last night on the question of the nominations of three candidates to ...

    Article : 281 words
  45. CHILDREN IN PARKS.

    Sir,—Great praise has justly been given to the Government and various councils for the setting apart of fine reserves for parks and gardens, and they have been ...

    Article : 245 words
  46. DEPOSITS OF PIGMENT.

    KILMORE, Monday.—The Kaolin Company, of Brunswick, have concluded arrangements to work a valuable red pigment deposit, close to the town. The pigment has ...

    Article : 96 words
  47. HITCHES AT FUNERALS.

    BENDIGO, Monday.—Recently a hitch occurred at the White Hills Cemetery, during a funeral service, through the grave not being large enough to receive the coflin. ...

    Article : 126 words
  48. ADMELLA WRECK JUBILEE.

    PORTLAND, Monday.—Friday last, August 6, was the 50th anniversary of the wreck of the steamer Admella, on the Carpenter reef, off Cape Northumberland. With ...

    Article : 86 words
  49. INDIGNANT SCHOOL BOARD.

    LANCEFIELD, Monday.—The Board of Advice are annoyed at the action of the Education department in prosecuting parents for non-attendance of children in ...

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