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  2. GEORGESON WHEAT CONTRACT

    SYDNEY, Monday.— Further evidence was given to-day before the Royal commission appointed by the Government to inquire into the administration of the State ...

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  3. RUSSIAN TANGLE.

    According to reports from Berlin, General von der Goltz has informed all his troops of the Allied ultimatum regarding the evacuation of the Baltic provinces. ...

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  4. FLIGHT TO AUSTRALIA.

    The French aviator, Etienne Poulet, having received all the necessary documents from London, set out from Paris at 7 o'clock on Saturday evening, ...

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  5. REPATRIATION.

    At a conference of delegates representing metropolitan local repatriation committees, held at the Town Hall last night, it was decided to endeavour to secure extensive ...

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  6. PEACE CONDITIONS.

    The French Senate has unanimously ratified the Peace Treaty with Germany. In a memorable speech, evidently inspired by his impending retirement, the Prime ...

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  7. FEDERAL POLITICS.

    BENDIGO, Monday.—A large and enthusiastic meeting of supporters of the Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) was held at the Bendigo Town Hall on Monday night. There ...

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  8. RYAN v. "THE ARGUS."

    The case of Ryan v. "The Argus," in which the Premier of Queensland (Mr. T. J. Ryan) is claiming £10,000 damages for libel alleged to be contained in articles ...

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  9. HIGH PRICES.

    Nearly the whole of the time of the meeting yesterday of the Slate Cabinet was taken up by a conference with the Parliamentary draughtsman regarding the ...

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  10. COST OF THE LOAF.

    Evidence in regard to costs of production in the baking trade, and the effect of the fixing of the price of bread, was given before the Royal Commission on High Prices ...

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  11. TRANS-AMERICAN RACE.

    Major Spatz and Lieut. Kiel, Americans, who competed in the air race from San Francisco to New York, completed the trip in the order named. ...

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  12. APPROVAL BY JAPAN.

    The Privy Council of Japan has approved of the German Peace Treaty, which is now to be submitted to the Emperor. ...

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  13. ECONOMY IN BRITAIN.

    The "Daily Express" states that the Cabinet's retrenchment committee has resolved upon the drastic Cutting down of expenditure upon the fighting forces. It ...

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  14. TREATY IN AMERICA.

    Senator Hitchcock (the Democrat floor leader in the United States Senate) says that the slow progress of the Treaty in the Senate makes it improbable that a final ...

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  15. AMERICAN SHIPPING STRIKE

    The strike of seamen which began in New York has spread to the greater part of the United States ports on the Atlantic coast. The ferry steamer employees and ...

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  16. POSITION IN HUNGARY.

    The Allied Supreme Council, in a Note, urges Roumania to modify her attitude, so as to coincide with the views of the Peace Conference. ...

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  17. CHURCH UNION.

    In an address delivered at the opening session of the Congregational Union in the Independent Church last night Mr. J. Newman Barker, the newly elected chairman, ...

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  18. CREDITS FOR EQUIPMENT.

    It is understood in New York that a foreign equipment finance corporation, with a capital of 100,000,000 dollars (£20 000,000), has been formed to provide ...

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  19. CHALLENGE TO MR. RYAN.

    SYDNEY, Monday.—Speaking at Granville to-night, Mr. Orchard, M.H.R., referred to the report that he proposed to retire from polities. He admitted that he ...

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  20. WILSON'S HEALTH.

    The Washington correspondent of the "New York Times" reports that many unconfirmed rumours regarding the health of President Wilson are in circulation. ...

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  21. NATIONALISATION OF MINES.

    A mass labour meeting held at Albert Hall in London on Saturday passed a resolution in favour of the nationalisation of mines. ...

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  22. RETURNING TROOPS.

    News has been received by the Repatriation department that the following soldiers and their relatives for Victoria are on board the s.s. Mahana, which left England ...

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  23. SINN FEIN CRIMES.

    The Irish Office has issued a return of the outrages attributed to the Sinn Fein movement since May, 1916. The return shows that 14 of the police and military ...

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  24. LENIN'S WHEREABOUTS.

    According to a Helsingfors despatch Lenin, the Bolshevik Premier, is imprisoned in a small town near Moscow. His arrest was ordered by his colleagues owing ...

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  25. Shortage of Sugar.

    Senator Reed Smoot (Utah) stated in the United States Senate that as the result of the failure of the Government to obtain control of the Cuban and Hawaiian ...

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  26. Record of Australians.

    It is claimed that Australian volunteers solving in Russia have earned proportionately more than twice as many decorations as any other force. Besides Corporal A. P. ...

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  27. Battle-ship Lost.

    News comes from Rome that the former Austrian battle-ship Franz Joseph, which was allotted to Jugo-Slavia, has been lost in a hurricane. It carried ammunition for ...

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  28. GENERAL CABLES.

    Reports have reached Toronto of the discovery of radium ore in the Nipissing district, Ontario. It is announced that the difficulty ...

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  29. THE PREMIERS' CONFERENCE.

    PERTH, Monday.— The Minister for Education (Mr. Colebatch), who represented Western Australia at the Premiers' Conference in Melbourne, returned to-day. ...

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  30. INTERNATIONAL TRADE.

    The British, French, Italian, and Belgian delegations to the International Trade Conference to be held in Atlantic City have, arrived in New York. Mr. Barton ...

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  31. THE CITY'S GATEWAY.

    A protest was made by the City Council yesterday against the failure of the Metroplitan Board of Works to extend the sewerage system into Alexandra avenue. ...

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  32. POLITICS IN NEW ZEALAND.

    WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Monday.—The election platform of the Ministry put forward by the Prime Minister (Mr. Massey) includes the reform and reduction of the ...

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  33. LOSSES ON SCRIP.

    Sir,—I have been working hard and saving every penny possible during the last twelve months, and, having £70, I asked a bank manager about investing it. He ...

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  34. LOYALIST WHARF WORKERS.

    Since work was resumed on the water front, under an agreement which provided that the members of the Waterside Workers' Union would work amicably with ...

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  35. EUROPEAN LOANS.

    The Parliamentary Committee on the French Budget has adopted M. Loferre's proposal for a State lottery for scrip in a loan without interest for a total amount ...

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  36. British Manufactures.

    It is reported in London that a company has offered the London County Council a rental of £5,000 a year for a 99 years' lease of the Aldwych site adjoining ...

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  37. STUDENTS IN OPERA.

    Scenes from opera were essayed by students of the University Conservatorium at the Melba Hall last night. A proscenium created on the platform, and simple scenery ...

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  38. SOUTH STREET COMPETITIONS.

    BALLARAT, Monday.—The vocal sections at the South street competetions were commenced to-day the judge being Mr. Gibson Young, of Melbourne, Results: ...

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  39. ALFRED DEAKIN.

    Sir,—In the capacity of literary executor to the late Alfred Deakin, and in order to provide as full a storehouse of material as possible for his biographers to draw from, ...

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  40. SALE AND GIFT.

    Whether double duty should be paid upon the sale of a property which was bought by a man for his wife was decided by the State Full Court, consisting of the Chief Justice, Mr. Justice Cussen, and ...

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  41. A SENATOR'S INTENTIONS.

    Sir,—I note that Mr. Holman, in his statement published on Suturday, remarks that the Nationalist Interstate Conference unaninously resolved to support the ...

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  42. DOMINIONS AND IRISH SECESSION.

    Sir,—Archbishop Mannix has been again indulging in his favourite pastime of vilifying the Empire under whose indulgent rule he enjoys the unlimited right of free ...

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  43. CONGREGATIONAL UNION.

    The opening session of the Congregational Union was held in the Independent Church, Collins street, last night. Mr. J. Newman Barker, who has been elected ...

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  44. BRIGHTON GRAMMAR SCHOOL MEMORIAL

    On Thursday, October 16, at half-past 3, the boys of Brighton Grammar School intend to plaut memorial trees on the school sports oval in honour of old boys who have fallen on active service. ...

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  45. POISONED BY EUCALYPTUS.

    Myrtle Margaret Brook. 21 years of age, a married woman, residing in Hills street. South Melbourne. was admitted to the Melbourne Hospital last night in a serious condition suffering from poisoning ...

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  46. LATE SHIPPING NEWS.

    DUNEDIN (1,320 Miles).—Arrived.—Oct. 13— Waltomo, from Newcastle. AUCKLAND (1,[?] Miles).—Arrived.—Oct. 13— Argy[?]shire, from Sydney. ...

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