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  2. SALE OF A STEAMER.

    The hearing of the case in which Peter Fedorovitch Varawa, a Russian subject, is claiming £20,000 damages for false imprisonment at Sydney in January, 1905, from ...

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  3. THE RUSSIAN SINGERS.

    There is no doubt that M. Eugene Ossipoff has succeeded in gaining the car of the Melbourne public, and the Athenæum-hall was filled last evening at a farewell concert ...

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  4. PREVENTING BUSH FIRES.

    The interstate conference of fire brigade representatives was resumed at the metropolitan fire brigade station yesterday. The president (Mr. S. Mauger) was in the ...

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  5. MOISTURE IN BUTTER.

    At the invitation of the Minister of Agriculture (Mr. Graham), a large number of butter factory directors, factory managers, and proprietors of private ...

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  6. INSURANCE COALITION. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I note contents of letter from Mr. J. J. Stuckey, in "The Argus" of to-day, and have to reply as follows:— 1. Mr. Stuckey should be aware that ...

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  7. LABOUR NEWS. TROUBLE IN BOOT TRADE.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—The unrest among the boot trade employees in New South Wales found expression in haated speeches at a meeting of over 1,000 workers ...

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  8. TEMPTED TO DESTRUCTION. LINE OF DEAD RABBITS.

    CHARLTON, Wednesday.—Mr. A. J. Secombe, the district rabbit inspector, has obtained excellent results from the apple and strychnine method of rabbit destruction. ...

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  9. FITZROY EXPLOSION.

    Charles Royton Webb Shaw was charged at the Criminal Court yesterday, before Mr. Justice Hood and a jury of tweleve, with having set fire to a shop with intent ...

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  10. THE DEADLY PLOUGH.

    ARARAT, Wednesday.—Mr. D. Hope Johnstone, manager of Mr. G. N. Buckley's Narrapumelop Estate, has made an interesting experiment in connection ...

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  11. STONE-CUTTERS' BOARD.

    The Minister of Labour (Mr. Murray) has nominated the following as members of the Stone-cutters' Wages Board:— Representatives of employers—W. Chambers, F. ...

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  12. TECHNICAL COLLEGES.

    The desirability of the establishment of a technical college in the district was pointed out by Councillor Shillabeer at Tuesday night's meeting of the Footscray City ...

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  13. BREAD-CARTERS' GRIEVANCES.

    A deputation of bread-carters was yesterday introduced to the Premier (Mr. Murray) by Mr. Lemmon, M.L.A. They represented union branches in Melbourne, ...

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  14. COMPLAINT AGAINST THE POSTOFFICE.

    Sir,—My wife had occasion to send a letter through the post to an address in one of the suburbs of Melbourne. As no reply was received within a reasonable time, ...

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  15. BESSES O' TH' BARN.

    Enthusiastic audiences attended the Town[?] hall yesterday afternoon and evening, when concerts were given by the Besses o' th' Barn Baud. The matinee items included the ...

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  16. THE STUDY OF MAN.

    PERTH, Wednesday.—According to the latest issue of the "British Australasian," it appears that two scientific expeditions have been arranged for this year to visit ...

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  17. WORKING AFTER HOURS.

    Arthur Hillman, firewood merchant, of 417 Swan-street, Burnley, was charged at the Richmond Court on Wednesday, with procuring a person to drive a horse and cart ...

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  18. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The Widows' Fund is a mutual society and was founded a considerable number of years carlier than the proprietary company, with whom it is proposed to ...

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  19. ROAD-MAKERS WANTED.

    HOPETOUN, Wednesday.—There is a great scarcity of labour in this district. The local council is unable to get tenderers for ordinary roadwork. ...

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  21. FIREWOOD CUTTERS.

    Some time ago Mr. Frank Richardson, organiser for the Sawmill, Timber-yard, and Woodworkers' Employees' Union, complained to the conservator of forests (Mr. ...

    Article : 71 words
  22. HAIRDRESSERS' FEDERATION.

    A largely-attended special meeting of the above federation was held at the Trades-hall last night, for the purpose of registering under the Federal Arbitration Act, the ...

    Article : 62 words
  23. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—As a policy-holder in the Widows' Fund, I was pleased to read Mr. Hackett's letter this morning. The comparisons of bonuses set forth by him puts the position, ...

    Article : 158 words
  24. MEAT WORKS' STRIKE ENDED.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—The strike at the Alligator Creek meat works, near Townsville, has concluded, and operations have resumed. It is understood that an ...

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  25. FACTORIES ACT.

    GEELONG, Tuesday.—Inspector Tipple, at the Town Court, proceeded against a young tailoress named Ada Beatrice Locchner for failing to carry out the terms of her ...

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  26. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Allow me to write in protest of the above. In the past the Widows' Fund has been well managed; directors and staff capable and courteous with business ...

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  27. EARLY VICTORIAN TOKENS.

    Sir,—I have the following tokens of early Australasia, some of them unused, I should like you to name in your paper:— Id.—Fenwick Bros., 225 King-street, Melbourne, ...

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  28. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I note Mr. Donaldson's reply to my previous letter, and regret that I wrote under so serious a misapprehension concerning the terms of the agreement. My letter ...

    Article : 123 words
  29. CONTEMPTUOUS DAMAGES.

    A warm interchange of words between a tanner and his foreman led to an action in the County Court yesterday, in which George Plain, of Cromwell-street, ...

    Article : 263 words
  30. HOTELS AND COFFEE PALACE.

    PORTLAND, Monday.—The first prosecutions under the Shops and Factories Act were heard at the police court on Saturday, before Mr. E. E. Williams, P.M., and Mr. ...

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  31. PORT PIRIE WORKERS.

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—The agreement which has been arrived at between the waterside workers and employers of maritime labour at Port Pirie is for a term of ...

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  32. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS

    Sir,—As a suggestion has been made as to the advisability of having a referendum on the proposed amalgamation, it is perhaps as well that it should be understood ...

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  33. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir.—Thanks to the extremely lucid explanation contained in Mr. Donaldson's letter in your issue of to-day, we are now aware of the fact that the proprietors of the ...

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  34. UNIONISM IN FOOTBALL.

    BROKEN HILL Wednesday.—The Australian Missrs' Association last night carried a resolution asking their members to refrain from attending any football match ...

    Article : 56 words
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