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  2. MR. HUGHES IN BRISBANE.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday.—The Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) had, if possible, a busier day to-day than yesterday, but the demonstrations of welcome were quieter ...

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  3. SYDNEY WHEAT INQUIRY.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Further evidence was given to-day before the Royal commission concerning the administration and operations of the State wheat office ...

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  4. RAILWAYS EXPENDITURE.

    The Railways Loan Application Bill, which sanctions the application of £1,770,000 for railway works covering a period of 10 months, ending December 31, 1920, was ...

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  5. FEDERAL POLITICS.

    An explanation of the arrangements for voting by soldiers at the coming elections was given in the House of Representatives yesterday by the Minister for Home and ...

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  6. FIGHTING IN RUSSIA.

    A Bolshevik communique received in London on Tuesday stated:—"Our troops have captured Orel (222 miles S.S.W. of Moscow). Our cavalry in the direction of ...

    Article : 63 words
  7. U.S.A. AND PEACE TREATY.

    It is understood in Washington that the United States will not take part in the work of the commissions provided for in the German Peace Treaty, pending the ratification ...

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  8. AIR FLIGHT

    Captain G. C. Matthews, of Adelaide, and Sergeant T. D. Kay, of Ballarat, left Honnslow (near London) on the first stage of their flight to Australia on Wednesday, ...

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  9. WAR GRATUITY.

    The declaration made in Brisbane by the Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) that the Ministry proposed to pay a war gratuity on the basis of 1/6 a day was the topic most ...

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  10. WAR AND CIVIL LAWS.

    A spirited defence of the Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) against an attack by Mr. Brennan (Cau.) characterised a speech made by Lieut. Colonel Abhott (Nat., N.S.W.), in ...

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  11. BRITAIN'S COAL OUTPUT.

    The output of coal in the United Kingdom during the week of the railway strike was only 2,872,020 tons, compared with 4,481,434 tons for the previous week. ...

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  12. ARRESTED A.I.F. CHAPLAIN.

    It is understood that the charges against the Rev. Father O'Donnell, army chaplain of the A.I.F., who was arrestcd in Dublin at the end of last week, allege that be ...

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  13. Starvation in Vienna.

    The Vienna correspondent, of the United Press Association states that the Stadtrath (City Council) has passed a resolution asking the United States Congress to come to ...

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  14. Shipyard Wages.

    Representatives of the British engineering and shipbuilding trade unions interviewed the Minister for Labour (Sir Robert Horne) on Monday to demand that the present ...

    Article : 66 words
  15. POLITICS IN SOUTH AFRICA.

    Speaking at the opening of the Unionist Congress at Blocmfontein on Tuesday, the leader of the Unionist party (Sir Thomas Smartt) said:—"The position of the ...

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  16. FRENCH CONTROL IN ARABIA

    The Emir Feieul, son of the King of the Hedjaz, in Astatle Turkey, who has been on a visit to London, has gone to Paris, at the invitation of the French Prime ...

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  17. New York Wharf Strike.

    A body of 500 soldiers has arrived in New York to perform the work of unloading vessels tied up at the wharves through the strike of wharf labourers. ...

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  18. Barnato Diamond Interests.

    The brothers "Solly" and "Jack" Joel are the directors, of a private company which has been registered to carry on the diamond mining business of Barnato ...

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  19. Ontario Elections.

    The Conservative Ministry in the Canadian province of Ontario, led by Sir W. H. Hearst,has been overwhelmingly defeated at the general election. ...

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  20. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The appeal of "Widow and Mother of Three" in "The Argus" to-day is more than justified. The welfare of the soldiers has been studied, and properly received ...

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  21. Germans in Mexico.

    A message from Mexico City states that there is evidence of a German colonisation plan in Mexico. One enterprise is for the irrigation of 200,000 hectares of land in the ...

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  22. Americans Cheer Prince.

    His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales when on a visit to Ningarn Falls (Canadian shore) on Monday performed the ceremony of presenting medals to 30 local war ...

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  23. French Traitor's Appeal Fails.

    The Revision Court at Paris has refused the appeal of Lenoir, the French traitor who was sentenced to death for having communicated with the enemy during the war. ...

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  24. Who Invented Tanks?

    Mr. L. E. Demole, the Australian who is claiming before a Royal commission in London tha he submitted a model of a steering-chain rail tank to the War Office ...

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  25. AFFAIRS AT DARWIN.

    Mr. Higgs (Can., Q.) asked in the House of Representatives yesterday what the Minister intended to do in regard to the Northern Territory, and whether it was ...

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  26. Collision in New York Harbour.

    The American tank steamer George H. Jones and the British freight carrier Chicago City (2,324 tons, of Bristol), collided in New York Harbour on Tuesday. The ...

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  27. CONSTRUCTION WORKS.

    A request was made to the Premier (Mr. Lawson) yesterday by a deputation representing the Australian Workers' Union, that members of the organisation employed ...

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  28. N.S.W. Butter Wins Prizes.

    Butter exhibits from New South Wales won all six prizes in the colonial classes at the Islington Dairy Show. Binnaburra was first at the salted class, and Dorrigo first in ...

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  29. Canadian Victory Loan.

    It is announced that Canada is issuing a 300,000,000 dollar (£60,000,000) Victory Loan. Interest is at 5½ per cent., and the loan, which will open on October 27, ...

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  30. REPATRIATION.

    Thirteen soldiers have taken up the easterly portion of Ned's Corner in the Mullee, comprising 194,000 acres of Crown lands, and having invested £12,000 in the ...

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  31. GENERAL CABLES.

    President Tregoyen, of the Argentine Republic, has summoned a special session of the Argentine Congress, to consider the granting of a loan to the Allies for the ...

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  32. MALTESE SENTENCED TO DEATH

    MACKAY (Q.), Monday.—At the Circuit Court to-day Jack Fenech, a Maltese, was charged with having wilfully murdered Mick Bugeija, a Maltese, at Rosehill Farm, near ...

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  33. CHORUS GIRLS' SALARIES.

    To describe a gill as "stage struck" is a commonplace but a new meaning was lent to the term by the ladies of the chorus in New York theatres, who recently struck ...

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  34. International Trade.

    Speaking at the opening of the international Trade Conference, which is meeting at Atlantic City (U.S.A.) to discuss the reestablishment of normal trade relations ...

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  35. SYDNEY DIVORCE CASES.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—The large number of divorce cases, listed in Sydney latterly led to-day to Mr. Bagnall asking in the Legislative Assembly whether the Premier ...

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  36. Commission on Sales.

    Mr. Catts (Can., N.S.W.) asked in the House of Representatives yesterday whether any commission had been paid on the sale of 3,000,000 bushels of wheat in ...

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  37. TRAMWAY OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION.

    There was all attendance over 100 members at the first meeting of the newly formed Victorian Tramways Officers'Association, which was held in the Flinders Cafe, Flinders street, last night, ...

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  38. NOMENCLATURE OF WINE.

    At a special meeting of the Federal Viticultural Council of Australia held in Melbourne the following motions were unanimously agreed to ...

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  39. PACIFIC CABLE SERVICE.

    Advice has been received to the effect that Mr. J. Milward, manager for the Pacific Cable Board in the Pacific, who is at present in Canada, has ...

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  40. PROTESTAMT FEDERATION.

    TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. Sir,—Is it not time the Protestant Federation got a "hustle," on, and used their influence in the coming election? I have been ...

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  41. BOY WELFARE CONFERENCE.

    At the close of the recent conference called hy the Melbourne Y.M.C.A., a continuation committee leas appointed to deal with phases of the problem of boy welfare. This committee, which ...

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  42. VICTORIAN RAILWAYS' ASSOCIATION.

    At the annual conference of the Victorian Railways' Association, which has just concluded, it was desided to remove the headquarters from Ballarat to Melbourne, owing to the increase in ...

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  43. MUNICIPAL TAXES.

    An interestisng judgment was given yesterday by Mr. Justice Hood in the Practice Court on an order to review a decision of the Williamstown Coart respiring Oliver Chanter, as owner of ...

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  44. RIVAL CLAIMANTS FOR SITE.

    The Minister for Lands (Mr. Clarke) on Tuesday receival a deputation from the Co-operative Phosphate Company of Australia, which asked for a Government grant of [?] at Spotswood, for ...

    Article : 209 words
  45. £500,000 for Other Public Works.

    Under a bill introduced by the State Treasurer (Mr. McPherson) in the Legislative Assembly yesterday provision is made for the expenditure of £500,000 on public ...

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  46. THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.

    TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS. Sir,—The writer, who returned by the transport Euripides yesterday, attended the splendid and patriotic lecture on ...

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  47. GIRL DROWNED IN ADELAIDE.

    A telegram was received at the detective office last night from the Adelaide police, stating that the body of a young woman had been found floating, in Torrens Lake. She was wearing a blue enamcilled ...

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  48. UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION LECTURE.

    Tonight, at the Assembly Hall, Collins street (upstairs), an address will be given by Lient. Commander Latham, under the auspices of the University Graduates' Association, on "The ...

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  49. DRIVER FALLS FROM LORRY.

    Having fallen from a lorry that he was driving in Mordtailoc. John Foster. 65 years of age residing in Fitzroy street, Footcray, was admitted to the Melbourne Hospital on Tuesday night suffering from a ...

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