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  2. FARMERS' CONVENTION.

    HORSHAM, Thursday.—The twentieth annual convention of the Chamber of Agriculture concluded its sittings in the town hall to-day. The president (Mr. ...

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  3. WORK FOR SOLDIERS.

    The Minister for Works and Railways (Mr. Foster) stated yesterday that 50 returned soldiers would be sent from Victoria to Canberra immediately after Easter, ...

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  4. TRAMWAY DISCIPLINE.

    Replying yesterday to published criticism of the lack of courtesy to the public by tramway gripmen, motor-men, and conductors, of which several specific instances ...

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  5. BEEF SUBSIDY.

    "If effect is given to the proposed arrangement, it should to a large extent remove the gloom which is hanging over the cattle industry of Queensland and other parts of ...

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  6. HONG KONG'S GREETING.

    Millions of firecrackers showered from Chinese craft of every description saluted the Prince of Wales when the Renown, creeping slowly through the fog and ...

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  7. ATTACK ON COALITION.

    In the House of Commons yesterday, Sir William Joynson Hicks (Coalition Unionist) introduced a motion declaring that the lack of definite and coherent principle in ...

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  8. FINANCING IMMIGRATION.

    Keen interest was taken yesterday by State Ministers and officials in the announcement by the Prime Minister. (Mr. Hughes) of the scheme for financing ...

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  9. MOTOR-BOAT DISASTER.

    ADELAIDE, Thursday. — News of a motor-boat disaster at Victoria River, Northern Territory, adversely affected the Stock Exchange to-day. This is the first ...

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  10. MR. HUGHES ON TOUR.

    DAYLESFORD, Thursday.—The Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) to-day began a tour of the districts which it is proposed to add to the Bendigo division under the ...

    Article : 364 words
  11. GOVERNMENT RELIEF GENERAL.

    BALLARAT, Thursday.—While the Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) was in Ballarat to-day he was asked if any action which the Government took for the relief ...

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  12. UNION BREAKAWAY.

    The breakaway of other unions from the Amalgamated Society of Engineers is regarded as of almost equal importance as the breaking up of the Triple Alliance. ...

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  13. GLOOMY REPORTS.

    More than 50 new faces were seen yesterday morning at the employment bureau conducted by the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' League at the Anzac Buffet, St. ...

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  14. COSTS MUST BE REDUCED.

    Messrs. E. T. Bell and R. H. Edkins, representing the Queensland Cattle Council, yesterday expressed appreciation of the Federal Ministry's definite offer of financial ...

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  15. Inquiries from America.

    On his return to Melbourne from the Washington Disarmament Conference, Senator Pearce found awaiting him a budget of letters, mostly from people on the land in ...

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  16. PRIMARY PRODUCERS.

    A crowded meeting in the town hall, Daylesford, to-night gave the Prime Minister an excellent reception. The announcement by the mayor that he was proud that ...

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  17. DAVIS CUP CONTEST.

    When shown Melbourne messages stating that Australia may not send n Davis Cup team to America, owing to the inability of Gerald Patterson and J. O. Anderson to ...

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  18. LEAGUE CONFERENCE.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—It is likely that when the first annual conference of the New South Wales division of the New Settlers' League opens here on April 11, a ...

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  19. Payment of War Debts.

    It is announced that Great Britain has notified the Allies that, an she is called upon to pay interest on the American debt, she in turn reserves the right to ask for ...

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  20. MEALS AT ANZAC BUFFET.

    An appeal was made yesterday by the council of the Australian Imperial League of Sailors and Soldiers' Womenfolk for the co-operation of women who are willing to ...

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  21. BURNETT LANDS SCHEME.

    BRISBANE, Thursday.—The political juggling of the Queensland Labour Government in connection with the Burnett land settlement scheme trenchantly criticised by Mr. ...

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  22. On the Ulster Border.

    Men from the Irish Free State ambushed a police patrol at Belcoo, near the frontier of Fermanagh. Three constables were wounded and taken to the hospital, and one ...

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  23. INCIVILITY ON THE TRAMS.

    Sir,—The position of tram conductor is a very troublesome one, and the civility offered to him by passengers is notconspicuous. For myself, I must say, I have almost ...

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  24. Demand by Allies.

    The "Matin" states that the German Chancellor (Dr. Wirth), before leaving for the Genoa Economie Conference, will reply to the latest note from the ...

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  25. SHOOTING AT BURNLEY.

    As a sequel to a shooting incident in the Burneley Park on the evening of March 19, John James Roddick, aged 33 years, labourer, appeared before Messrs. G. T. ...

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  26. Position at Williamstown Yards.

    Conflicting statements having been made regarding the application of preference to returned soldiers and sailors in the Commonwealth shipyards at Williamstown, a ...

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  27. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The sad stories of the residents of the southern suburbs of their treatment by the tram employees touch me to the quick, and as a remedy let me advise ...

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  28. Armstrong Murder Trial.

    There was a dramatic episode yesterday in the trial of Major Herbert Armstrong, solicitor, formerly clerk of courts at Hay, in Wales, against whom two charges have ...

    Article : 192 words
  29. D'Annunzio in New Role.

    A report from Milan states that Gabriele D'Annunzio, the aviator-poet, has relinquishcd the leadership of the Fascisti (ultra-loyalists); that it is now alleged ...

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  30. DUST PREVENTION METHODS.

    Mr. H. E. Morton, city engineer, was asked yesterday why water-carts did not operate in the main city streets on Tuesday to lay the dust, which blew about in clouds ...

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  31. "Dripping With Blood."

    In the course of an extremely bitter speech on the second reeding of the Indemnity Bill, Mr. Hertzog (leader of the Nationalist or irreconcilable Boer party in ...

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  32. FRENCH CHILDREN'S GIFT.

    GLENGOWER, Thursday.—"I ask you to accept this flag as a souvenir of friendship and love," declared the Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) this afternoon, in ...

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  33. MR. THEODORE'S VIEWS.

    BRISBANE, Thursday.—Replying to a deputation from the New Settlers' League, the Premier (Mr. Theodore) said that it would be unsatisfactory to have unrestricted ...

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  34. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The secretary of No. 1 branch of Tramway Employees naturally supports the men, and states that the public who use the trams are making exaggerated ...

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  35. SPORTING CABLES.

    A specialist is attending Frank Burns, the Australian boxer, whose right thumb is injured. Mr. C. Lucas, Burns a manager, is waiting for a week before signing for ...

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  36. SUCCESSFUL MATINEE.

    Judging by the overflowing attendance at Her Majesty's Theatre yesterday afternoon, when a matinee was given in aid of the Old Actors' Benefit Fund and the J. C. ...

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  37. Future of Gallipoli.

    The correspondent of the "Morning Post" at Constantinople says that, in preference to Allied military occupation of Gallipoli, opinion favours the neutralising ...

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  38. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—Mr. T. Jewell, whose letter appeared yesterday, seemed to go out of his way to evade the questions and accusations made by other correspondents. In ...

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  39. GENERAL CABLES.

    The Peninsular and Oriental Co. has declared an interim dividend on deferred stock of 12 per cent, tax free. The English Civil Servants' Association, ...

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  40. A CORRECTION.

    Sir,—In "The Argus" to-day the pleasure I expressed to the Brighton City Council on its employing four returned soldiers is ascribed to "Councillor Pickles " This ...

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  41. FEDERAL LOAN.

    According to official advices received from London," stated the Treasurer (Mr. Bruce) yesterday, "the Commonwealth 5 per cent loan of £5,000,000 hns been fully ...

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  42. GOLF.

    "Jock" Hutchison (U.S.A.) won the Country Golf Club's open championship at Pinehurst links with a score of 295. J. H. Kirkwood (Aust.) was ninth with a score ...

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  43. Betting by Cheque.

    In a test case in the Chancery division of the High Court of Justice a trustee in bankruptcy sought, to recover money which a bankrupt had paid in cheques given in ...

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  44. BRITISH FOOTBALL RESULTS.

    First League Association matches have resulted:—Woolwich Arsenal v Manchester United, 3 goals to 1 goal; Sunderland v. Hotspurs, 2 goals to 0: Manchester City v. ...

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  45. HIGH COST OF THE ADELAIDE.

    SYDENY, Thursdny.—It is stated that there is no instance in the records of the British Navy where the trials of a new warship have been so uniformly successful ...

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  46. PASSENGERS BY NALDERA.

    FREMANTLE (W.A.), Thursday.—The following overseas passengers continued their journey today by the Naldera from London:—For Adelaide— Mesdames Willcox, Green, Cave, Shiels, Barr ...

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  47. GARDENVALE POLICE STATION.

    Owing to the expiration of the lease of the premises occupied as a police station at Gardenvale, the police authorities recently notified the Caulfield City Council of the closing of the station. The council ...

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  48. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—I am very pleased to read the letter by "One Who Runs" this morning, directing attention to the discourtesy by some of the tramway employees engaged on the ...

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  49. BILLIARDS.

    Latest scores in the billiard match between T. Reece and Clark McConachy yesterday were:—Reece 4,000 including breaks of 288 and 174 (unfinished); McConachy, ...

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  50. Clergyman's Misconduct.

    The Home Secretary (Mr. Shortt) has decided that the petition lodged by the Rev. John Wakeford, formerly Archdeacon of Stow, in the Diocese of Lincoln, who was ...

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  51. Classified Advertising

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  52. COMPENSATION FOR INJURIES.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.—A verdict for £300 compensation for injuries received was returned by the jury to-day in an action brought by Robert Neville ...

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  53. MOTOR RECORD BROKEN.

    DAYTONA BEACH (Florida), April 6. Sigmund Haugoahl (Norway) broke the world's motor record for a distance of 10 miles, which he covered in 3mm. 56sec., a ...

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  54. LATE SHIPPING NEWS.

    FREMANTLE.—Sailed.—April 6—R.M.S. Naldera, for Eastern States. ...

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  55. CHILD INJURED BY DOG.

    ALBURY (N.S.W.), Thursday.—Sophie Georgeson, aged five years, when playing with a dog, was savagely attacked by the animal, which tore open her cheek. She was admitted to the Albury Hospital in a serious ...

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  56. INJURED WHILE SKATING.

    [?] Smith, aged 28 years, of White street, North Fitzroy, was admitted to the Melbourne [?] last night suffering from a fractured leg. the [?] of a fall while stating at the [?] [?]. ...

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