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  2. STATE ELECTIONS.

    Arrangements are being made for the Premier (Mr. Lawson) to undertake an extensive tour of the State. Alterations to the programme, as announced for next ...

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  3. SPLENDID RECOVERY.

    Playing against Kent to-day, C. G. Macartney brought his total of runs for the tour to 2,000. He is the second player in England to achieve the feat this season, ...

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  4. BONDS OF EMPIRE.

    After the close of the Imperial Conference the Prime Ministers, in presenting their report, forwarded an address to the King. His Majesty on Wednesday replied ...

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  5. RUSSIA'S S.O.S.

    The "Daily Telegraph" publishes a poignant letter from a Russian correspondent at Moscow, in which it is stated:- "What a pity you could not see General ...

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  6. WORLD'S STORM CENTRES.

    The Allies' Supreme Council is making such satisfactory progress that the sittings are expected to end on Saturday, though the experts late on Wednesday night had ...

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  7. KITCHENER [?] TASK.

    Viscount Esher's book, "The Tragedy of Lord Kitchener," was published to-day. The author writes that the title was not evoked by the nature of Lord Kitchener's ...

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  8. AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE.

    Weakness in the defence scheme of Australia through lack of suitable railway communication has often been commented on by visiting military officers and ...

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  9. EAST MELBOURNE.

    Councillor M. Collins, who was recently elected to the City Council, and is the selected Labour candidate for the East Melbourne seat in the Legislative Assembly, ...

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  10. IRISH PEACE TERMS.

    The Sinn Fein leaders, Messrs. de Valera and Collins, conferred on Wednesday, at the Mansion House, in Dublin, but they did not issue any statement. Other ...

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  11. BARWON.

    GEELONG, Thursday.—Mr. J. F. Farrer, the selected Farmers' Union candidate for Barwon, in opening his campaign in Geelong on Thursday afternoon, stated ...

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  12. DR. MANNIX IN SYDNEY.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—Archbishop Mannix, who is on his way back to Melbourne, after a visit to Europe, was welcomed to Sydney to-day by the Lord Mayor ...

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  13. NATIONALIST CAMPAIGN.

    Mr. A. S. Young, mayor of Collingwood, will contest the election in that constituency in the Nationalist cause, his candidature having been endorsed by the ...

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  14. Great Forests Burning.

    A great fire is raging at Pinsk. Already over 300 houses and a number of churches have been destroyed. The forests outside the town are also on fire. ...

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  15. HELP FROM NATIONS.

    The Allies' Supreme Council debated the Russian famine on Wednesday. The French Premier (M. Briand) suggested that as Russia had helped the Allies they ought to ...

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  16. VILLERS BRETONNEUX.

    An arrangement has been made to erect a memorial at Villers Bretonneux, at a cost to the Commonwealth of £100,000. An area of 10 acres has already been purchased for ...

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  17. Releases from Prison.

    In the House of Lords on Wednesday the Lord Chancellor (Lord Birkenhead) defended the releasing from prison of members of the Dail Eireann. He believed ...

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  18. MR. HUGHES KEPT BUSY.

    Refreshed after his trip to his birthplace in Wales, Mr. Hughes tackled a long list of matters requiring his attention at Australia House on Wednesday. About ...

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  19. FARMERS' UNION.

    With the announcement from the central office of the Farmers' Union yesterday of the selection of one additional candidate the number now in the field is l8. The ...

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  20. WAR BONDS CASE.

    John Morgan Worthington, sergeant-atarms of the Legislative Assembly, applied an yesterday to the Full Court (Mr. Justice Cussen, Mr. Justice Mann, and Mr. ...

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  21. Mentality of Japanese.

    The "Morning Post" correspondent says that a Study of the Japanese vernacular press indicates a suspicious attitude towards the Washington conference. Since ...

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  22. Action in London.

    The Imperial War Relief Fund has issued an appeal, which is signed by the Lord Mayor of London (Sir James Roll), the Archbishop of Canterbury (Dr. Davidson), ...

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  23. Labour Party Selections.

    No more selections were made by the Australian Labour party yesterday. Questions relating to the elections were discussed by the executive in the afternoon. ...

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  24. DALHOUSIE.

    KYNETON, Thursday.— Councillor H. A. Young, secretary of the Dalhousie State electorate council of the Farmers' Union, states definitely that no candidate ...

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  25. Pope's Call to Christianity.

    Pope Benedict, in a letter to the Papal secretary, states that he invites the Christian world to help famine-stricken Russia. ...

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  26. Difficulties of Task.

    The Secretary for Commerce (Mr. Hoover), in accepting the invitation of the Swiss President (M. Motta), to send a representative to an international conference ...

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  27. KARA KARA.

    ST. ARNAUD, Thursday.— A meeting of the whole of the Farmers' Union branches in the Kara Kara electorate was held at St. Arnaud this afternoon, and ...

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  28. Sandham's Consistency.

    Sandham's scores in the last three matches have been 209 not out against Somerset, 127 and 86 not out against Notts, and 123 and 95 against Kent. ...

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  29. British Export Trade.

    Imports of merchandise into the United Kingdom during July amounted in value to £80,972,739, or a decrease of £82,369,612, when compared with those for July last ...

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  30. Manager in Hospital.

    Mr. Sydney Smith, the manager of the Australian team, who was recently reported to be suffering from dental trouble, developed antrum trouble. An operation ...

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  31. Daylesford.

    Mr. J. O'Donohoe, a returned soldier, has been selected by the Labour party to oppose Mr. D. McLeod (Nationalist). ...

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  32. PROFESSIONAL SOLDIERS.

    "Because our citizen army did so extraordinarily well during the war there is a tendency on the part of the Australian public to discount the value of the ...

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  33. A SIDE SHOW.

    The Australian team has reached a stage in its triumphal progress where two issues of interest are being tried out. One is a friendly competition between the players ...

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  34. EAGLEHAWK.

    BENDIGO, Thursday.—Mr. A. A. Dunstan, the Farmers' Union candidate, opened his campaign at Elmore on Thursday night. The wheat pool, he said, had ...

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  35. Business Slump in Japan.

    The Kuhara Trading Company, with a capital of 10,000,000 yen (normally £1,000 000), and one of the largest exporting films in Japan, has announced that it ...

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  36. Wartime Economy.

    In the House of Commons on Wednesday Mr. Austen Chamberlain moved the second reading of a bill authorising the Duchy of Lancaster to realise capital ...

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  37. Historic Spot Preserved.

    The Government determined recently to submit to auction the famous Runnymede Meadows, Surrey, on which in 1215 the barons camped before the signing of Magna ...

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  38. GENERAL CABLES.

    The "Daily Express" states that the 18th Hussars and 16th and 17th Lancers are being disbanded. The Spanish Cabinet has resigned to ...

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  39. BOROONDARA.

    Mr. E.W. Greenwood, who represented the Boroondara electorate in the late Parliament, and will seek re-election as a Ministerial supporter, opened his campaign ...

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  40. FIXED MEAT PRICES OPPOSED.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—Judge Beeby's recent decision in the Anti-Profiteering Court fixing rea[?] prices of meat, was discussed at the sitting of the annual conference of the ...

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  41. Lower Wages for Seamen.

    A message from Stockholm states that the Swedish seamen have accepted a 20 per cent. reduction in wages. ...

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  42. MARKETING OF WHEAT.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—The result of the ballot of farmers on the question of a wheat pool taken under the auspices of the Farmers and Settlers' Association, was ...

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  43. Davis Cup Team.

    The Australian and Danish Davis Cup teams are practising at Cleveland. The Australians appear to be in excellent form, while the Danes are a trifle slow, but are ...

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  44. GEELONG.

    GEELONG, Thursday.—Mr. W. Brownbill, the retiring Labour member for Geelong, opened the campaign in the presence of a large audience it the Strand Theatre ...

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  46. CITY WAREHOUSE ROBBED.

    Between half-past 5 o'clock on Wednesday night and 9 o'clock yesterday thieves entered the warehouse of Plumb and Co. Limited, 121 Flinders lane, by forcing a ...

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  47. LATE SHIPPING NEWS.

    AUCKLAND (1.641 Miles).—Arrived.—Aug.11— Kalkoral and E. R. Sterling, from Newcastle. WESTPORT.—Sailed.—Aug. 11—Aroona, for Newcastle. ...

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