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  2. RURAL WORKERS.

    BRISBANE, Wednesday. — In the House of Assembly to-day arguments were advanced against the proposal to bring rural workers under the Arbitration Court ...

    Article : 319 words
  3. ROBERT SELKIRK'S WILL.

    After nearly five days the evidence in support of the will made by Robert Selkirk, aged 82 years, brickmaker, of Ballarat, who died on June 21, 1921, was ...

    Article : 1,074 words
  4. CANCELLED STAMPS.

    Orlo Smith, stamp dealer, of Collins street, appeared before the City Court yesterday on summons, charged that he did fraudulently place stamps on certain ...

    Article : 946 words
  5. SOLDIER SETTLERS INTERVIEW MINISTER.

    Twenty-three resolutions passed by the annual conference of the Victorian branch of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Imperial League of Australia, and covering questions of Importance to returned soldier settlers, such as interest on loans and leasehold titles, were submitted yesterday to the Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Oman) by a deputation representative of men repatriated on the land all over the State. Members of the deputation from left to right are:—Messrs. R. T. Rolls (Trafalgar), A. C. Crollin (Cohuna), H. J. Wiltshire (Murrayvilie), L. J. Michel (Shepparton), W. Clark (Bairnsdale), H. F. Berwick (Yea), C. Joyce (Victorlan branch of the league), A. W. Walker (Cohuna), H. R. Thompson (Goulburn Valley), W. W. Marriott (Granville), and D. W. Eunson (Poowong). The Minister's photograph is inset in the centre. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 132 words
  6. SOLDIERS' WOMENFOLK AT TEA.

    An American tea, on the principle of "bring a gift and buy a gift," was held yesterday by the Australian Imperial League of Sailor and Soldier Womenfolk, at Anzac House. A scene in the crowded galleries is depicted. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 42 words
  7. HOW DO THESE GET LOST IN TRANSIT?

    Most people have left umbrellas in railway carriages; even the forgetting of portmanteaux is understand[?] able. But how is it possible for the customers of the freight department to overlook such articles as these photographed at the auction sale of lost property yesterday? The corner of the store contains a coffee-grinder, a go-cart, a tombstone, a rocking-horse, and a bath-heater. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 68 words
  8. MORETON BAY FIGS.

    While the distruction yesterday by ringbarking of the fine old avenue of Moreton Bay figs in Wellington parade, East Melbourne, will be regretted by treelovers, the ...

    Article : 345 words
  9. FITZROY GARDEN TREES.

    Sir,-No more terrible piece of vandalism can, in my opinion, be conceived than the cutting down of the beautiful and "shadeful" Moreton Bay fig trees on the ...

    Article : 153 words
  10. MORETON BAY FIG TREES CONDEMNED.

    This is one of a fine row of Moreton Bay fig trees in Wellington parade, East Melbourne, which were ringbarked yesterday, and so condemned to destruction on the score of the damage to the roadway done by the shade cast by the dense foliage. While ornamental, these trees are greatly ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 63 words
  11. CHALLENGE GOLF MATCH.

    A gallery of enthusiasts followed the golfers in the challenge match played yesterday on the Metropolitan links between Ivo Whitton and R. Jupp (Metropolitan club) and Eric Quirk and A. Le F[?]vr[?] (Royal Melbourne). A scene on the 18th tee is depicted, showing part of the gallery and the players. Jupp is driving, while Whitton and Quirk, like the spectators, aro keenly intent in following the flight of the ball. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 73 words
  12. FORMER SOLICITOR CHARGED.

    BROKEN HILL (N.S.W.), Wednesday. —In the Police Court to-day, Frank Seymour Smith, 37, formerly a solicitor, was charged on provisional warrant with ...

    Article : 123 words
  13. BUILDING CONTRACTS.

    Evidence given before Judge Wasley in the County Court on Wednesday appears to indicate that contracting for the erection of buildings is dying out. The rising ...

    Article : 435 words
  14. MISSING TOOLS.

    James Birtles, aged 45 years, Grosvernor street, Prahran, was charged at the Oakleigh Court yesterday, before Mr. [?]. Phillips (chairman), and Mr. T. O'Leary, J.P., with having stolen a ...

    Article : 152 words
  15. DUTIES OF TRUSTEES.

    An action involving the responsibility of trustees in the investment of funds came before the Chief Justice (Sir ...

    Article : 373 words
  16. DIVORCE COURT.

    The following petitions were dealt with by Mr. Justice Mann in the Divorce Court yesterday:— Mary Taylor, aged 27 years, of Charles street, ...

    Article : 509 words
  17. FOUNDLINGS OR NOT, ALL ARE WELL CARED FOR.

    With 26 babies In the Berry street home, and 36 growing strong in Beaconsfield air, the East Melbourne Founding Hospital and Infants' Home cannot cope with the demand for children for adoption. If the sturdy young Australians depicted are typical of the inmates, the reason for their popularity among those desirous of adopting healthy and attractive babies is not hard to seek. Not all aro foundlings. Some are the children of parents in reduced circumstances, who are glad to leave it to experts to rear them. The matron (Miss A. M. Fla[?]k) is in charge of a group of trainees, whose services are eagerly sought after. Scenes at the home on the occasion of the annual meeting yesterday are depicted. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 127 words
  18. NOTED MUSICIAN.

    SIGNOR RAFFAEL STEFFANI, Who died on Tuesday at South Yarra at the age of 90 years, was at one time ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 52 words
  19. SILK STOLEN FROM FACTORY

    Before Messrs. Russell, Machin, Cogan, and Page-Fergusson, J.P.'s, in the South Melbourne Court on Thursday, Peter Fitzmaurice, wharf labourer, of Queensberry ...

    Article : 234 words
  20. "TOPPED FRUIT."

    At the South Melbourne Court yesterday [?] Stephens and Roy Stephens, the holders of a stall at the South Melbourne market, were charged with having "topped" a number of ...

    Article : 175 words
  21. Classified Advertising

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    Advertising : 41 words
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