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  2. NATURE NOTES AND QUERIES

    In reply to "Koringa" (Melbourne), I cannot give the meaning of the native names he mentions, but a suitable native name for a house, beginning will K, would be ...

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  3. "IN THE KING'S NAME."

    A somewhat unusual charge was laid against Samuel Cohen, in the Criminal Court, before Mr. Justice Cussen, yesterday. Cohen was prosecuted on a ...

    Article : 467 words
  4. FICTION OF THE DAY.

    One of the best romances of imaginary courts that has been the present writer's lot to read comes from the pen of a new American authoress, ...

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  5. NEW BOOKS, &c. GENERAL LITERATURE.

    "The Art of Teaching Pianoforte Playing," by J. Alfred Johnstone. (Australasia: Allan and Co.) "English as we Speak it in Ireland," by P. W. Joyce, LL.D., T.C.D., M.R.I.A. (London: ...

    Article : 495 words
  6. QUESTIONS OP THE HOUR. A POPULAR SYMPOSIUM.

    We have to acknowledge' receipt during the past Week of the following letters, for which we regret we have been unable to find room— "Advance the Whole of Australia," south Yarra; ...

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  7. LABOUR NEWS. "LODGES A LUXURY."

    A report on the proceedings of the Firewood, Coal, Hay and Corn Trades Wages Board was laid before the employees at their union meeting last night. It was ...

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  8. HAWTHORN ELECTRIO LIGHTING.

    Sir,—I see by "The Argus" of to-day that the Hawthorn Council are proposing to have this city supplied with electric lighting, leaving it in the hands of a company ...

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  9. PROPOSED GUN TAX.

    Sir,—I noticed a paragraph that the Go Yernment intends to introduce legislation imposing a gun tax. As a country resident I enter a most emphatic ptotest ...

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  10. THE ROD AND THE CHILD.

    Sir,—Unlike your correspondent whose letter appeared in yesterday is issue, I write in appreciation of your article referring to the Richmond Bench and their decision in ...

    Article : 431 words
  11. DEAD FISH IN THE YARRA.

    Sir,—Last Saturday, near the Hawthorn tea-gardens, no fewer than 20 dead fish were counted floting down-stream, and that in less than 5 minutes On Sunday last ...

    Article : 106 words
  12. JENNINGS CARMICHAEL.

    Sir,—I have much pleasure in forwarding £1 towards the fund required to rescue from an English workhouse, and bring to Australia, the three sons of this talented young ...

    Article : 95 words
  13. THE RAILWAYS. TRAFFIC RECEIPTS.

    For the seven days ended April 21, 1910, the railway revenue was £82,798, as against £71,490, an increase of £11,308. The aggregate from July 1, 1909, has reached ...

    Article : 55 words
  14. SECURING WORK.

    A letter was received by the Trades-hall Council yesterday evening from the Amalgamated Society of Engineers, pointing out "the serious menace to standard wage rates ...

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  15. "THE GATES OF INDIA."

    In "The Gates of India" (London: Macmillan) Colonel Sir Thomas Holdich has produced a book that will not only interest the average serious reader but will win the ...

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  16. CITY COUNCIL EMPLOYEES.

    Sir,—The Melbourne City Council a short time ago dispensed with several employees to curtail expenses, but soon after they had been paid off councillors considered that ...

    Article : 158 words
  17. GIPPSLAND LINE WANTED.

    Yesterday the Minister for Railways (Mr. A. A. Billson) received a deputation, introduced by Mr. Mackey, M.L.A., which asked that steps be taken for the reference ...

    Article : 170 words
  18. THE CROSS ON BALLOT-PAPERS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The number of informal votes recorded at the Federal election ought to show the powers that be that the Victorian style of crossing out the name of the ...

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  19. A POTATO RECORD.

    Sir.—In your issue of April 14 I read that a potato-digger named Malady, at Trafalgar, established a record he having digged and bugged 60 bags of potatoes in a day of nine ...

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  20. FERTILISER MIZERS' STRIKE.

    Twenty-one men who were engaged mixing superphosphates and bonedust for Mr. Arthur H. Hasell, of Queen-street, left work yesterday because a request that their ...

    Article : 85 words
  21. BORDER LINES.

    ADELAIDE, Thursday.—The members of the Labour party having refused to act on the Border Railways Commission, the Governmcnt has chosen members from the ...

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  22. WORKING AFTER' HOURS.

    There were 27 charges of permitting employees to work after hours preferred against several contractors at the Footscray Court on Thursday. Mr. Dethride appeared for ...

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  23. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The method adopted by the Federal Parliament, namely, that of putting a cross opposite the desired candidate, is, in my opinion decidedly unwise, insomuch as it is ...

    Article : 295 words
  24. PHYSICAL SOUNDNESS.

    Sir,—The Rhodes scholar is not chosen solely on his educational qualifications; it is necessary that he be a good athlete, taking an interest in all manner of sport, and ...

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  25. CONGREGATIONAL MISSIONS.

    The first celebration to mark the jubilee of the Congregational Union of Victoria took the form of a young people's demonstration in the Independent Church, ...

    Article : 282 words
  26. WALHALLA LINE.

    WALHALLA, Thursday.—Tuesday next will be a gala day in Walhalla. It will be the occasion of the official opening of the railway by the commissioners, an event ...

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  27. UNIVERSITY LIFE.

    Sir.—"Old Student," in his interesting article under the above heading, brings under notice a most important phase of our student life at the University. The idea ...

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  28. COW DERAILS TRAIN.

    HAMILTON, Thursday.—The passenger train from Warrnambool collided with a cow last night, near the Hamilton platform. Two trucks and two carriages were derailed ...

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  29. TENANCY QUESTION.

    An interesting question of tenancy was involved in a case heard before Mr.Justice Hodges in the First Civil Court yesterday. ...

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  30. COUNCIL OF CHURCHES.

    At the ordinary meeting of the Victorian Council of Churches yesterday afternoon the Rev. Alexander stewart reported that satisfactory progress was being made with ...

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  31. COMMISSIONERS ON TOUR.

    KATAMATITE, Thursday.—The railways Commissioners, who are on tour arrived here yesterday. A strong deputation waited on them for the purpose of inducing the department to erect a crane. Mr. ...

    Article : 131 words
  32. HAIRDRESSERES' WAGES.

    On the motion of Mr. Duncan (hairdressers), the Trades-hall Council yesterday evening adopted a resolution, requesting all unions to support hairdressers' saloons ...

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  33. DR. W. G. PRICE'S RECITAL.

    The weekly recitals on the Town-hall organ were resumed last night by Dr. W. G. Price, the city organist. An audience of between three and four hundred people, ...

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  34. CONTROL OF FORESHORES.

    At the South Melbourne City Council meeting on Wednesday a letter was read from the Premier,s office with regard to the deputation which recently waited upon, Mr. ...

    Article : 190 words
  35. DISOBEDIENT APPRENTICE.

    At the Fitzroy Court on Thursday, before Mesers.Showers, Grigg, and Tait, J.P,'s Frank Treleaven, of the firn of Treleaven and Burston, boot manufactures, ...

    Article : 109 words
  36. JUBILEE OF HAWTHORN.

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  37. STRIKE AT CONDAH.

    BALLARAT,Thursday.-A telegram has been received by Mr.A.N.M'Kissock, M.L.A.,from Condah, stating—'- "Six good men sacked from drainage works All ...

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  38. STATE COAL MONOPOLY.

    Sir,—Without animadverting upon the night of the State to vend coal to the public I should like to draw attention to the fact that if the Government can sell ...

    Article : 406 words
  39. FRIENDLY SOCIETIES' FUNDS.

    At a meeting of the district council of the Independent Order of Rechabites held last evening, in the Temperance-hall, Russellstreet, Brother A. E. J. Quick, D.C.R., ...

    Article : 80 words
  40. LICENSING ACT.

    At the Prahran Court yesterday, before Messrs. Chumbers (chairman), Flintoft, Tyner and Wallis J.P.'s, William Lawson mid Henry Burke were charged will being on the licensed permises of ...

    Article : 118 words
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