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  3. COUNTRY NEWS.

    During the week-end an attempt was made to set fire to the shop of Williams the Shoemen in Bridge street, but the presence of the fire was detected before it had obtained a hold. The ...

    Article : 231 words
  4. THE COUNTRY PAGE

    During the past month the Government entomologist Mr. C. French, has made several visits to different country centres for the purpose of conducting ...

    Article : 1,638 words
  5. TAXING CROWN LANDS.

    Resuming its sittings yesterday, the Royal commission which is inquiring into the methods of taxing Crown leaseholds, took evidence from the general manager of the ...

    Article : 486 words
  6. CATERPILLAR PLAGUE.

    Although technical officers of the Agricultural department are of opinion that the heavy rain which occurred yesterday will destroy most of the caterpillars which are ...

    Article : 378 words
  7. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT.

    Mr. L. C. Jeffree, of Bendigo, has an Sin. reflecting telescope, which is equatorially mounted on a concrete bed. A good view of the planet Mars was obtained through the instrument on ...

    Article : 544 words
  8. OTHER DISTRICTS.

    BACCHUS MARSH.—There is every indication of an early season here. On the Coimadal plains Mr. J. S. Winter has a Shandled wheat crop already out in car. This is about six weeks ...

    Article : 3,899 words
  9. COTTON EXPERIMENTS.

    The results of the cotton experiments conducted by the Department of Agriculture at Mildura, Swan Hill, and Wahgunyah, all on the Murray River, have ...

    Article : 504 words
  10. COMING WOOL SALES.

    Several woolbuyers arrived in Melbourne by the Orient liner Orvieto yesterday, their intention being to commence operating at the Sydney sales on September 15. Mr. T. ...

    Article : 269 words
  11. CARRUM MEMORIAL HALL.

    At a meeting of returned soldiers, the Women's Auxiliary, and the Soldiers' Fathers' Association the election of a memorial hall was discussed. It was stated that £1,100 was in hand, ...

    Article : 113 words
  12. GEELONG AND DISTRICT.

    At the annual meeting of subscribers of the Geelong Hospital on Monday night the following office-bearers were elected:—President, J. Wighton; vice-presidents, W. W. Bradley and L. ...

    Article : 131 words
  13. CRUSHED BY LORRY.

    KYNETON, Monday.—A serious accident befel Mr. F. Dowell, carrier, of Mitchell street, Kyneton, on Saturday afternoon. He was driving a two-horse lorry heavily laden with cases of oil, ...

    Article : 126 words
  14. COLAC.

    Closing services will be held at the Methodist Church on Sunday. Services will be conducted at the Victoria Hall until the new church is constructed. ...

    Article : 208 words
  15. LONDON MARKET.

    LONDON, July 24.—There has been a strong demand for wool since the close of the London sales, and many withdrawn lots have, in consequence, been disposed of privately. Business ...

    Article : 747 words
  16. HORSHAM.

    The promotors of the Chautanqua have voted £20 to the Horsham district hospital, Tomato planting is in full swing in the Horsham district. ...

    Article : 99 words
  17. SALE.

    The annual report of the Upper Maffra Butter Factory Company discloses that operations for the year show a net profit of £896/9/, which, added to the balance of profit appropriation account ...

    Article : 441 words
  18. FRUIT-GRADING STANDARD.

    SHEPPARTON, Monday.—When in Shepparton at the week-end the President of the Legislative Council (Mr. Frank Clarke) made some pertinent remarks ...

    Article : 228 words
  19. SHEPPARTON.

    Commenting on the regrettable fact that the Shepparton Freezing Works (which are most modern in equipment) have been closed owing to the failure of the company, the president of the ...

    Article : 39 words
  20. DRIED FRUITS AS CHEAP FOOD.

    Efforts are being made to create a large demand for Australian dried fruit, especially currants, sultanas, and lexias. It is pointed out that they are particularly ...

    Article : 228 words
  21. RIVERINA.

    At the opening of the Jingellie Hall there was a record attendance for any function in the district. Visitors were present from all district centres. The hall was built by Mr. O. Brown, ...

    Article : 919 words
  22. ELECTRICITY FOR WARRION.

    The Electricity Commission's undertakings in the South-Western district were extended last week by the provision of a service to Warrion. It is stated that a ...

    Article : 62 words
  23. PROTECTION OF MURRUMBEENA,

    At the last meeting of the Murrumbeena Progress Association a letter was received from a former sergeant major, a teetotalled, 6ft. [?] in height, offering his services as a night patrol ...

    Article : 86 words
  24. SUBURBAN PROPERTY SALES.

    Messrs. [?] and Haughton, of Cantorlony, report having sold privately a [?] villa, on land [?] a frontage of [?] to Pembroke road, East [?]amberwell, with a depth of 110ft., for £1,200 ...

    Article : 32 words
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