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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT.

    Mr. H. J. Barrell has been nominated, without opposition, as president of the Ballarat branch of the A.N.A. Mr. E. Eccles, J.P., on Tuesday inquared ...

    Article : 102 words
  3. GEELONG HARBOUR TRUST.

    GEELONG, Tuesday.—The Royal commission of inquiry—Messrs. D. Mackinnon (chairman). Gray. Angus, Barnes, Hannab, and Solly, M.L.A.s—continued the taking ...

    Article : 537 words
  4. GENERAL NEWS.

    The Department of External Affairs is issuing a series of bulletins dealing with the Northern Territory. Two numbers have ben printed. The first is a report of the ...

    Article : 317 words
  5. EVANGELISTS AT WORK.

    Five thousand men, women, and children, nearly all with red bymn-books in hand. assembled in the Exhibition-building last night, massed in te concert-hall, back ...

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  6. INDUSTRIAL NEWS. WOMEN WORKERS.

    At the meeting of the committee of the Hotel and Caterers' Women Employees' Union on Monday evening the secretary (Miss S. Lewis) reported that she had ...

    Article : 69 words
  7. DEFENCE. COMPULSORY TRAINING.

    A military order has been issued to the effect that for the purpose of complying with the provisions of the Defence Act the public service commissioner has notified ...

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  8. STOREMEN AND PACKERS.

    A crowded mass meeting of storemen and packers was held on Monday evening in the Old Exchange Building. Mr. J. B. Shand, organiser, reported that for the week 129 ...

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  9. MILITARY WORKS.

    The standard of qualifications to govern the appointment of staff officers of works has been settled, and applications will shortly be called by the Defence department ...

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  10. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    The late Mr. A. Kerr, who for many years was stationkeeper at the Bendigo fire station, was given a firemen's funeral on Tuesday. Amongst those present were Mr. ...

    Article : 152 words
  11. COMMONWEALTH ARTIFICERS.

    A deputation representing the Amalgamated Society of Engineers, asked the Minister for Defence (Senator Pearce) on Monday to improve the pay and status of ...

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  12. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    The Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday adopted a resolution to forward to the Railways Commissioner a further protest against the alteration of the starting time ...

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  13. DREDGE WORKERS.

    An application for registration has been lodged with Mr. A. M. Stewart, industrial registrar, by the Federated Dredge-workers' Association of Australia. The application ...

    Article : 71 words
  14. COUNCIL'S INSURANCE.

    Councillor Less, as chairman of the Northcote Council finance committee recently refused to sign a cheque in payment of an insurance premium. The incident had been discussed in committee, but ...

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  15. CLERKS' INDEPENDENT UNION.

    At the committee meeting of the Clerks Independent Union held last week at the club-rooms. 226 Flinders-street. Mr. L. Molloy presiding the secretary reported a ...

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  16. CASTLEMAINE.

    The Revision Courts in the Castlemaine and Maldon electorate have reduced the number of electors by 360 as compared with the number on the roll at the last election. ...

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  17. MALTSTERS' DISPUTE.

    For a considerable time a dispute has existed in the malting trade over the wages paid and the working hours. The minimum wage is £2/14, and the men, who are ...

    Article : 188 words
  18. JAVANESE FOR PAPUA.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—Judge Murray (Lientenant-Governor of Papua) arrived in Sydney to-day from Brisbane, where he has been staying for several days. ...

    Article : 302 words
  19. NOXIOUS WEEDS.

    BEAUFORT, Tuesday.—At the Ripon Shire Council meeting a letter was read from the shire of Huntly, soliciting cooperation, with a view to a racical ...

    Article : 81 words
  20. RURAL PRODUCERS.

    MINYIP, Tuesday.—The Minyip branch of the Rural Producers' Association is making an active canvass for subscriptions towards the "fighting fund" of the association. ...

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  21. TRAMWAY SERVICES.

    At the request of the Maivern Council. the manager of the Prahran Tremway Trust (Mr. H.E. Dix) has furnished a report relative to the preposed extension of the High-street line towards Glen iris ...

    Article : 256 words
  22. FEDERAL LABOUR BUREAU.

    Reffering to the organisation of the labour and industrial branch of the Commonwealth statistician's office, the Minister for Home Affairs (Mr. O'Malley) stated ...

    Article : 273 words
  23. ASPARAGUS CULTURE.

    BUNYIP, Tuesday.—Mr. Roxborough, an enterprising resident of Melbourne, who owns land on the Koo-wee-rup Swamp, has grown nine acres of asparagus at lona, and ...

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  24. LOCK-UP TO HOSPITAL.

    James Bell, a labourer, aged 42 years, now lies in the Melbourne Hospital in a serious condition as the result of a mysterious accident. Early yesterday morning ...

    Article : 176 words
  25. RAILWAY CONFERENCE.

    The annual interstate railway conference of the heads of the rolling stock, way and works, traffic and transportation, and chief accountants' branches. which commenced ...

    Article : 331 words
  26. MR. ALEXANDER WATSON.

    Mr. Alexander Watson gave the third of his recitals at the Athenaeum-hall last night to a large and delighted audience. The subject was Dickens's "Christamas Carol," ...

    Article : 395 words
  27. DIVORCE COURT.

    The hearing of petitions in divorce was continued by Mr. Justice Hodges in the Practice Court yesterday. FEW V. FEW. ...

    Article : 525 words
  28. THE RAILWAYS. TRAIN DELAYS.

    The engine which caused a delay of 2 hours 20 minutes at Donnybrook to the excurstion train which carried the American irrigationists on Monday morning is stated ...

    Article : 369 words
  29. MEAT CARTERS.

    A mass meeting of beef and mutton carters was held at the Trades-hall on Saturday night to consider the new system of working hours that came into operation ...

    Article : 290 words
  30. DAYLESFORD SPRINGS.

    DAYLESFORD, Tuesday.—There was great excitement at Hepburn to-day in consequence of two residents. Messrs. F. Bramash and W.M.ad. having discovered by ...

    Article : 256 words
  31. AEROPLANE RACE.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—Negotiations for a race between the American aviator, "Wizard" Stone and the Australian airman. A.Hart, have been concluded. The race ...

    Article : 79 words
  32. BUILDERS' LABOURERS' WAGES.

    BALLARAT, Tuesday.—The branch of the Builders' Labourers' Union has approved of the log of wages and conditions of employment to be submitted to the ...

    Article : 63 words
  33. DEPARTMENT OF NAVIGATION.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—When questioned to-day the Minister for Customs (Mr. Tador)said that the Navigation Bill would be passed in the coming session. Wireless ...

    Article : 82 words
  34. NIGHT TRAINS.

    The deputation which is to wait upon the Railway Commissioners to ask that a limited service should be provided on suburban lines between midnight and 5 a.m. has been fixed ...

    Article : 55 words
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  36. MUNICIPAL INTELLIGENCE.

    At the meeting of the Northcote Town Council on Monday evening the following contracts were let:—Supply of horse's and drays, Dynan Bros, at I 1½per hour. or 18 per day for man, horse, and ...

    Article : 379 words
  37. MUNICIPAL EMPLOYEES.

    MALDON, Saturday.—At the last meeting of the Malden Shire Council, it was resolved to increase the wages of the drivmen in the Town Riding by sxpence nor ...

    Article : 76 words
  38. NETHERBY AND YANAC RAILWAY.

    The Railways Standing Committee will hear evidence regarding the proposed railway to Notherby and Yanac at the following places on the dates states. Friday, May ...

    Article : 88 words
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  40. MUSICLANS' EARNINGS.

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Monday.—The Wellington Musticous Union are demanding a scale of wages from theatre and picture show proprietors under the ...

    Article : 45 words
  41. FIRES IN THE COUNTRY.

    DROUTS, Tuesday.—A fire occurred at Lardncr about seven miles from here, on Thursday meeting at about 8 o'clock. A fire had been left burning in a store in the residence attached to te State ...

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  42. RIPPON LEA FARES.

    Sir, The first-class return fare from Ruppon Lea to Melbourne is 7d., and the six monthly costs £3 11 6, while the distance is [?] mukes Malvern is the same distance ...

    Article : 87 words
  43. MINE TROUBLE SETTLED.

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Tuesday. After leugthy negotiation, the Westport Coal Company and employees have arranged a new working agreement, with a currency of ...

    Article : 66 words
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