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  2. GASWORKERS DISPUTE.

    Negotiations for a settlement of the gadispute have reached a deadlock. The union objected to a system adopted by the company of letting out on contract the ...

    Article : 351 words
  3. COUNTRY WEEK.

    Contry promotion Week will be officially opened in the city to-morrow by the eihbiting of products from many prosperous centres. Shop windows ...

    Article : 499 words
  4. CHARGE. AGAINST, DE GARIS.

    On remand, Clement John De Garis, formerly general manager of Melbourne Subdivisions, will appear at the City Court this morning to answer a charge of having, ...

    Article : 162 words
  5. TARIFF BOARD INQUIRIES.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.— An application was heard befor the Tariff Board yesterday for an increase duty on cotton yarn. Mr Herbert Crowther, spinning-mills ...

    Article : 720 words
  6. METHODIST CONFERENCE.

    A letter from the Rev J.E. James, secretary to the Council of Churches, to the effect that it had been decided by the council to set aside April 26 as. Boy Scout ...

    Article : 571 words
  7. SOLDIER SETTLERS.

    SWAN HILL, Thursday.—Very obvious illustrations of the effect of salt seepage on land in the Nyah and Woorinen settlements were witnessed by the Royal Commission ...

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  8. 8TH LIGHTHORSE COLOURS.

    The King's colours presented to the 8th Light Horse Regiment, A.I.F., and handed to the 8th Light-Horse. Australian Military Forces, will be, consecrated by ...

    Article : 70 words
  9. BORIC ACID IN BUTTER.

    When in London last year the exports superinteudent of the Department of Agriculture (Mr. R. Crowe) gave evidence regarding the use of boric acid in Australian ...

    Article : 1,298 words
  10. MASONIC CONFERENCE.

    The second Australian Masonic conference will be held in Adelaide on April 15, 16, and 17 Most Worshipful Brothers F.T. Hicklord. Pro Grand Master, and ...

    Article : 137 words
  11. OLDEST TRADING VESSEL.

    HOBART, Thursday.—The sale was completed to-day to the Tasmanian Government by the Rosny Ferry Company, of the vehicular ferry steamer Kangaroo, which ...

    Article : 206 words
  12. AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY.

    Sir,—As a retired farmer I have road with interest articles and correspondence published recently relating to duties on agricultural machinery. I have been a user ...

    Article : 176 words
  13. PENSIONS FOR WIDOWS.

    HOBART, Thursday. — At the annual meeting of the Women's Non-party League to-day it was stated that the position of. widows and deserted wives had given the ...

    Article : 123 words
  14. YOUNG GIRL LEAVES HOME.

    For the fifth time within the last three months, a girl, aged 12 years, living iin Gertrude street, Windson, left her home on Thursday. Information was received by the Windson police station ...

    Article : 234 words
  15. "CHEERING NEWS" FOR IRELAND.

    Speaking at an Irish concert in the Kensington Town Hall last night, Archbishop Mannix said that he would be shortly visiting Ireland, and would not forget to tell ...

    Article : 128 words
  16. MINISTERS' STIPENDS.

    ADELAIDE, Thursday.—The Methodist Conference to-day discussed ministerial stipends. Last year the conference suggested. That the pay of clergymen should ...

    Article : 336 words
  17. Irrigation Displays.

    The State Rivers and Water Supply Commission at the request of the Country Promotion Week Committee has arranged to establish a model irrigation farm in Myer's ...

    Article : 183 words
  18. WATTLE PATH ARCTIC SCHEME,

    Snow and icebergs had their place in the decorations at the Wattle Path Palais, St. Kilda, where the "Land of the Midnight Sun" season opened last night. The ...

    Article : 104 words
  19. UNLUCKY JUMP FROM LORRY.

    As a motor-lorry owned by Hawthorn City Council was crossing the interaction of Burke and Tooruk roads yesterday afternoon, the rear axle broke. William Ellie, aged 59 years, of ...

    Article : 61 words
  20. DEAD BODY IN CREEK.

    PERTH (W.A.), Thursday—Yesterday the dead body of Robert Allen Kirwan, aged 22 years, was found floating in a creek near Goodwood race course. His throat was gashed. ...

    Article : 33 words
  21. NO TEXTILE DUMPING.

    When, before Parliament rose, the Minister for Trade and Customs (Mr. Pratten) intimated an alteration in the basis of the British preferential tariff from 25 ...

    Article : 249 words
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  23. SOLDIERS' FATHERS.

    SYDNEY, Thursday.— The annual interstate conference of the Sailors and Soldiers' Fathers' Association of Australia was opened to-day. The delegates were Messrs. ...

    Article : 408 words
  24. "LURE OF THE DANCE."

    ADELAIDE, Thursday.— At the Methodist conference to-day there was a spirited discussion on what was termed. The Lure of the Dance." The following motion was ...

    Article : 125 words
  25. Duty on Collapsible Tubes.

    SYDNEY,Thursday.— An application was made by Messrs.G.E.Crane and Sons Limited to the Tariff Board to-day for protection under the Industries Preservation ...

    Article : 1,035 words
  26. GOVERNOR OF NEW CALEDONIA

    M. Joseph Guyon, the newly appointed Governor of New Caledonia and High Commissioner in the New Hebrides, reached Melbourne from France by the ...

    Article : 338 words
  27. DAIRY COUNCIL'S APPEAL.

    No time has been lost by the executive committee of the Australian Dairy Council in getting into touch with members of the council in other States in regard to taking ...

    Article : 104 words
  28. Federal Officers Puzzled.

    Officials of the commerce branch of the Board of Trade are at a loss to understand the draft of the proposed regulations. "It seems to me," said an official, " that the ...

    Article : 156 words
  29. LUCERNE GROWING.

    WERRIBEE, Wednesday.— With the object of dissussing the present unsatidfactory [?]cial posiition of the Werribee soldier settlers engaged [?] lucerne- growing, a meeting of the district ...

    Article : 541 words
  30. SECRETARY SENT FOR TRIAL.

    HOBERT, Thursday.— In the Hobart police Court to-day Richard Harley, who had been suspended as secretary and head master of the [?] manion Institution for the Blind, Deaf, and ...

    Article : 102 words
  31. "WRITING OFF" STATE LOSS.

    PERTH, Thursday. — The executive council approved of the "writing of" of £43,181, due to the Agricultural Bank. The Deputy Premier (Mr. Angwin) said ...

    Article : 55 words
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