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  2. RETURNING WOUNDED

    Considerable interest attaches to the pending arrival of the transport Ballarat, due to the fuet that she is conveying to Australina 634 soldiers, inost of whom have ...

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  3. INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 237 words
  4. MEN FOR THE ARMY.

    It was expected that yesterday would have yielded good results at the recruiting centres, but such hopes were not realised. The figures in fact fell short of those of the ...

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  5. PREMIER'S APPRECIATION.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 127 words
  6. IN OTHER STATES

    SYDNEY, Friday. — Before Sydney people were out of bed this morning they were visited by eager Australia Day collectors, and [?]ill late at night old and yound ...

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  7. RUN ON GOLLIWOGS.

    A feature of the day's proceedings in the city was the popularity of golliwogs, of which Miss Maloney, who had charge of a section of Elizabeth street, sold no fewer ...

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  8. COMMERCIAL TRAVELLERS.

    The Governor (Sir Arthur Stanley) was the guest of the Commercial Travellers' Association at luncheon. Mr. A. A. Mendoza, the president, who occupied the chair, ...

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  9. BOXES NOT RETURNED.

    There are a number of boxes not yet returned, and collectors are asked to return them immediately to the city treasurer's office at the Town Hall. ...

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  10. RAILWAYMEN'S HELP.

    The splendid efforts of the railway office staff were of valuable assistance to the collectors at the western end of the city throughout the day. A suite of rooms in ...

    Article : 267 words
  11. BENDIGO.

    BENDIGO, Friday.—The celebrations were inaugurated to-day in ideal weather, and seldom has the city presented a gayer appearance. Special trains brought crowds ...

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  12. ARRIVAL AT ALBANY.

    PERTH, Friday.—The Ballarat put in to Albany this afternoon to coal, on its way to the eastern States, with wounded soldiers from the Dardanelles. Colon[?]l ...

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  13. COMMONWEALTH NOTES.

    Particulars made available yesterday of the Commonwealth note issue by the Federal Treasury show that on July 28 notes had been issued to a vaiue of £34,344,[?]29/10/, ...

    Article : 126 words
  14. TRACING SOLDIER'S FATHER.

    The New Zealand Government has advised the Commonwealth Defence department that Private James Lyndhurst, of the Canterbury Battalion, was killed in ...

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  15. SUNDAY FIXTURES.

    The Minister for Defence has given permission for troops at Seymour to assist in the performance at the Melbourne Cricket-ground to-morrow afternoon in aid of Lady Stanley's Fund for Wounded ...

    Article : 120 words
  16. PROVISION FOR MARRIED MEN.

    Since the removal of the military training camp from Broadmeadows to Seymour, married men residing in Melbourne who have volunteered for active service have on ...

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  17. STATIONERY FOR MEN IN TRENCHES.

    Sir,—I have noticed many times in the letters from our boys at Gallipoli references to the difficulty of obtaining paper and envelopes, one soldier the other day being ...

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  18. FIVE SONS ENLIST.

    The five sons of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wales, of Dundas street, Preston, have enlisted, and four of them—John, Bert, William, and Fred—are in camp. One of these ...

    Article : 112 words
  19. PICTURE THEATRES.

    Attention is directed to the list announced In this issue of the 50 pieture theatres at which pieture entertainments are to be given to-morrow (Sunday) might in aid of the Australia Day Fund. ...

    Article : 95 words
  20. PRESBYTERIAN SOCIAL WORK

    The joint annual meeting of the Pres[?]yterian Church social and philanthropic agencies was held in the Assemboy Hall last. night. The Governor-General (Sir Ronals ...

    Article : 379 words
  21. WORKERS AND THE WAR.

    Sir,—At a meeting held at the Trades hall last night one of the members said that we were out to crush Germany because of the perfection of their organisation ...

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  22. ST. KILDA ROAD HOSPITAL.

    The names of the honorary medical staff selected for duty at the base hospital in St. Kilda road were announced yesterday. It is claimed that the hospital will now be ...

    Article : 261 words
  23. WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE.

    The central rooms of the Australian Women's National League, at 34[?] Collins street, presented a unique appearance yesterday, as the gifts for Australian ...

    Article : 324 words
  24. UNIFORM MAKERS.

    Following the threat on Thursday that the women and girls employed in making uniforms for the Australian soldiers at the Commonwealth clothing factory would cease ...

    Article : 326 words
  25. CHICAGO DISASTER.

    At the inquest concerning the Shipping disaster, wherein 1,336 lives were lost owing to the exeursion steamer Eastland overturning in the Chicago River on July 24, a ...

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  26. GEELONG.

    The promoters were highly delighted with the effort, £2,030 being raised. BEAUFORT.—In behalf of wounded Australians, huttonholes were sold at the annual Catholic ball ...

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  27. SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    ADELAIDE, Friday.—Fine weather prevailed for Australia Day, which proved a brilliant success. People were early astir, and the main streets were thronged with ...

    Article : 273 words
  28. WOMEN'S PRAYER MEETINGS.

    Sir,—May we be permitted through the columns of "The Argus" to direct the attention of the women of Melbourne to a series of meetings in connection with the ...

    Article : 270 words
  29. THEATRICAL MATINEE.

    The entertainment provided by the com[?]ined thentrical managements and profession in aid of the great cause served to fill Her Majesty's Theatre yesterday afternoon ...

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  30. IRISH PEER'S ESTATE.

    Long-drawn-out litigation in connection with the compulsory acquirement of seven estates in Galway belonging to Lord Clanricarde was brought to a conclusion on ...

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  31. WENTWORTH'S GIFT.

    The Minister for Defence (Senator Pearce) announced yesterday that at a recent meeting of the residents of Wentworth (N.S.W.) sufficient money had been raised ...

    Article : 162 words
  32. HOUSES AND LAND.

    Messrs. Stewart and Wood report that, acting under instructions from the Perpetual Executors and Trustees Association, they submitted by public auction yesterday, in the estate of the late ...

    Article : 72 words
  33. BUTTONS POPULAR.

    Over 70,000 buttons were issued to the various suburbs. Several of them concentrated entirely on the sale of buttons, as they found these the best means of ...

    Article : 132 words
  34. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    PERTH, Friday.—To-day a grand organised appeal, taking great variety of forms, was made in all parts of the State. The effort in the city was a very ...

    Article : 187 words
  35. FOOTBALL CLUB DISBANDED.

    The Kew football team has disbanded owing to the heavy enlistment which has occurred among the playing members. The club has lost 20 since the first call was ...

    Article : 31 words
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  37. DENTAL RELIEF FUND.

    Already over 100 men have been taken in hand by this fund, and arrangements made for having their teeth. attended to by dentists. This means that 100 men ...

    Article : 131 words
  38. NURSES' OUTFITS.

    Sir,—The reputation of the firm, and the length of its connection with the Defence department, should, we would have thought, rendered impossible such ...

    Article : 288 words
  39. WAR DECLARATION DAY.

    In connection with the anniversary o[?] the declaration of war on Wednesday next August 4, it has been arranged for public meetings to be held throughout the Empire ...

    Article : 179 words
  40. BOARD OF WORKS' VOTE.

    In the report of the finance committee of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, which will be submitted to a meeting of the board on Tuesday, a ...

    Article : 63 words
  41. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Sixty billa having received Royal assent, the British Parliament has adjourned until September 14. ...

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  42. CAFES CHANTANTS.

    Among the many entertainments in the city was a successful "cafe chantant," held in the winter gardens at Menzies' Hotel. The management provided all that went to ...

    Article : 308 words
  43. DAY OF PRAYER.

    The council of the Laymen's Missionary Movement of Victoria have issued a manifesto, addressed to all Christian people in Victoria, appealing for the organising of a ...

    Article : 124 words
  44. BOOKMAKERS' AUCTION SALE.

    At the rooms of the Bookmakers' Association of Victoria a successful auction sale was held in aid of the Australia Day Fund, Articles such as fruit, fish, and flowers, were ...

    Article : 91 words
  45. TASMANIA.

    HOBART, Friday.- The collections in tho city of Hobart will amount to over £5,000. ...

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  46. THE RAILWAYS.

    Some concern is being shown by members of the Victorian Railways Employees' Union, owing to a statement that the services of about half of the painters ...

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  47. LAVER ORCHESTRAL CONCERT.

    The orchestral concert in aid of the Australian Wounded Soldiers' Fund is to take place in the Town Hall this afternoon, in the presence of His Excellency the ...

    Article : 177 words
  48. WORKERS' FIVE-MINUTE STOP.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday. — At its meeting to-day the Water and Sewerage Board bad before it a letter from the Premier's department, btating:— ...

    Article : 81 words
  49. STATE SERVICE VOTE.

    At a meeting of all branches of the State Parliamentary service held yesterday, with Mr. H. H. Newton in the chair, the sum of £100 was, on the motion of Mr. ...

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  50. WHAT DOCTORS ARE DOING.

    In view of the vital and urgent necessity of organising the medical profession of Victoria on a war footing for both military and civilian purposes, the council of the ...

    Article : 576 words
  51. (By Telegraph).

    Sir,—In "The Argus" of yesterday appeared a report of certain questions that were asked in the House of Representatives by Mr. Cook and Mr. Greene, suggesting ...

    Article : 411 words
  52. AUCTION SALE.

    Adamson, Strettle, and Company [?]py. Ltd. sold a Jersey cow presented by Mr. Frank J. Vincent, of Mer[?]ands, Preston, on beha[?] of Lady Stanley's patriotic Fund. The cow was sold and ...

    Article : 134 words
  53. NEW ZEALAND FORCES.

    WELLINGTON, Friday.—Colonel R.S. H. Henderson, the newly appointed director of medical service in New Zealand, will receive £1,500 a year. The engagement is ...

    Article : 41 words
  54. PICKPOCKETS IN STREETS.

    Thieves explored many hip pockets during the crush. Three men who reported losses of money to the police suffered in this way. Mr. John Ramsay, a carpenter, ...

    Article : 61 words
  55. VOICING OF GRIEVANCES.

    The Minister for Railways (Mr. Donald Mackinnon) has frequently occasion to investigate complaints with regard to railway management, which are made by letter to ...

    Article : 120 words
  56. AMY CASTLES CONCERT.

    From a musical standpoint the patriotic concert to be given by Miss Amy Castles at the Melbourne Town Hall on Wednesday evening, August 11, in aid of the Wounded ...

    Article : 183 words
  57. SMOKING COMFORTS.

    Miss Rita Nicholson, 6th floor, Equitable Buildings, wishes to acknowledge the generous response made to her appeal through these columns for pipes, tobacco, cigarettes, &c., for wounded and ...

    Article : 44 words
  58. SALE OF PRANJIP PARK HORSES.

    MURCHISON, Friday.—At the Pranjip Park sale to-day the attendance was poor, including a fair sprinkling of city owners and trainers. Bidding lacked spirit, and stock went at low figures. ...

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  59. IN THE COUNTRY.

    BALLARAT, Friday. — Australia Day was celebrated with the utmost enthusiasm at Ballarat, the presence of some 700 soldiers from camp adding to the interest in ...

    Article : 293 words
  60. STOCK EXCHANGE EFFORTS.

    Practically the whole day at the Stock Exchange was devoted to various services to the funds by members. In recognition of the importance of the occasion it had ...

    Article : 227 words
  61. SPARE TIME WORK.

    The Amaigamated Socieity of Carpenters has agreed to the following motion:— "That in the opinion of the committee of management the members of the society would ...

    Article : 147 words
  62. KILLED ON RAILWAY LINE.

    The body of a man in a badly mangled condition was found last evening on the railway line near the Friendly Societies' grounds, Richmond. The body, which is ...

    Article : 53 words
  63. IRISH BLIGHT.

    BRISBANE, Friday.—Irish blight was discovered to-day in a large consignment of potatoes from Victoria. Inspectors of the Depurtment of Agriculture at once gave ...

    Article : 45 words
  64. TO THE EDITOR OP THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I know I ask a great deal when I beg. through your kind courtesy, my Australian friends to take tickets for my concert, to be held in the Melbourne Town Hall ...

    Article : 357 words
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