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  2. MASONIC SERVICE.

    Notwithstanding the adverse weather, the Adelaide Town Hall was filled on Sunday afternoon, when a Masonic service was held in connection with the ...

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  3. QUEENSLAND.

    The steamer John Douglas arrived at Thursday Island this morning under sail. The vessel is apparently undamaged. The engine broke down off Cape Direction. ...

    Article : 105 words
  4. REFORM THE PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

    A question much exercising the minds of educationists at the present time is that of the last two years spent in the primary school. This is from the age of 12 to 14. ...

    Article : 991 words
  5. INDUSTRIAL UNREST.

    The Premier (Mr. Wade), speaking at the annual dinner of the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce, referred to the industrial unrest. He said there seemed to be a ...

    Article : 193 words
  6. BARRIER TROUBLES.

    An attempt was made on Saturday afternoon to gain tho opinions of some of the union leaders concerning the decision of the Proprietary Company, following the ...

    Article : 987 words
  7. FROZEN NIAGARA.

    Since the end of February the Niagara River and the famous falls have been frozen. A recent message stated that damage had been done, by the stoppage of ...

    Article : 165 words
  8. WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

    Advices received at Fremantle state that the G.M.S. Bremen had an eventful trip to Colombo. After leaving Fremantle on March 30 the passengers were alarmed to ...

    Article : 85 words
  9. LABOUR CONGRESS.

    The Labour Congress concluded its business on Saturday. The motion in the name of Mr. C. Coulls (Broken Hill)— "That this congress ask all the societies ...

    Article : 56 words
  10. NIAGARA'S LURE

    Above the monotone of the incessant, thunderous roar of Niagara Falls, a sharper note sings, nearer to the ear, more acutely penetrating to the overwrought ...

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  11. THE MILITARY FORCES.

    Prior to his departure in the Ophir, Col. Wallack, who has for some time acted as Commandant of the Western Australian military district, said:— "The forces in this ...

    Article : 118 words
  12. NO SYMPATHY WITH REVOLUTIONARIES.

    In the evening a meeting was held under the auspices of the A.W.A., which is the Wharf Labourers' Union. The speakers were Messrs. W. Cox (President) W. ...

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  13. STATEMENTS AT CONGRESS.

    At a meeting of the South Fremantle branch of the Australian Labour Federation Mr. Carpenter (ex-member of the House of Representatives) strongly ...

    Article : 126 words
  14. SCHOOLBOYS' EDUCATIONAL TOUR.

    The lists in connection with the schoolboys' educational tour of the eastern States have closed. Altogether the names of 130 lads — 30 in excess of the number estimated ...

    Article : 86 words
  15. UNNECESSARY EXPENDITURE.

    The enquiries of the committee appointed to investigate the administration of the city council's services disclosed that there is an unnecessary expenditure of £1,030 ...

    Article : 77 words
  16. OLD-AGE PENSIONS.

    The old-age pension preliminary work is well advanced. Active preparations are being made for the payment of the old-age pensions. The Act will come into force ...

    Article : 276 words
  17. SPONGE INDUSTRY.

    Capt. Armstrong, R.N., who is endeavouring to establish the sponge industry in Western Australia, is now negotiating with a German company. Sponges from ...

    Article : 38 words
  18. COTTON GROWING

    A company is being formed to promote the growth, of cotton in the north-west, and 2,000 acres of suitable land at Derby has been secured for the purpose. It is ...

    Article : 59 words
  19. POLO.

    The Broken Hill Polo Club on Saturday afternoon defeated the Mount Crawford (S.A.) team by 10 goals to 4. At the end of the first half the scores were 7 to 1, but ...

    Article : 122 words
  20. VERMIN DESTRUCTION.

    The first of the boards provided for under the Vermin Board Act passed last session has been formed in the Carnarvon district. The intention of the board is ...

    Article : 109 words
  21. A TASMANIAN TRAGEDY.

    The inquest concerning the death of Auriel Longdale, aged 17 years, was continued on Saturday. William Attwell, aged 18 years. was in custody on a ...

    Article : 199 words
  22. ADELAIDE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, INCORPORATED.

    A meeting of the general committee was held at the offices of the chamber. 23 Waymouth street, on Friday. There were present the President (Mr. A. S. Cheadle) and Messrs. W. ...

    Article : 433 words
  23. SALT INDUSTRY.

    A start has been made to develop the salt industry. There are three springs where a supply of good-quality salt is said to be practically inexhaustible. ...

    Article : 28 words
  24. LABOUR FEDERATION AND A MINISTER.

    The metropolitan council of the Australian Labour Federation has carried a resolution expressing disapprobation at the refusal of the Colonial Secretary (Mr. ...

    Article : 69 words
  25. EDUCATION AND RELIGION.

    Cardinal Moran, speaking at Haberfield today, referred to the united efforts of the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Church in the fight in England over the ...

    Article : 156 words
  26. CHARGE AGAINST A DENTIST.

    Mildred Fitts, a single woman, died on Saturday afternoon from septicaemia. Harcourt Whipple Ellis, who was arrested on Tuesday on a charge of having used an ...

    Article : 47 words
  27. JAPANESE VIEW OF EUROPEAN RELIGION.

    "Dr. Anezaki, of the Tokyo University, who has made a special study of religions, has just returned from a trip in Europe, and his observations on the religious life ...

    Article : 673 words
  28. NEW ZEALAND.

    Miss Orr, a passenger by the Moeraki for Sydney, was reclining in her berth while the steamer was alongside Wellington Wharf this afternoon, when a strange ...

    Article : 317 words
  29. COLLISION WITH A WHARF.

    The Dutch mail steamer Van Spilbergen arrived in the river on Saturday, and was being brought to her berth at about 5 o'clock when she collided with the Adelaide ...

    Article : 458 words
  30. RESUMPTION OF WORK.

    Mr. Dickenson (secretary of the Broken Hill proprietary Company) stated on Saturday that his company did not intend at present to work the mine so far as the ...

    Article : 255 words
  31. FEDERAL FISHING.

    The Federal trawler Endeavour returned an Saturday from a successful cruise over the eastern portion of Bass Straits. She carries in her freezing chambers about ...

    Article : 77 words
  32. TYPOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY.

    The monthly board meeting was held in the Trades Hall on Saturday evening. The President (Mr. W. C. Melbourne) occupied the chair. One member drew clearance for Melbourne and three ...

    Article : 250 words
  33. NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The trouble at the South Greta Colliery in over. The working conditions have been settled, and work will be resumed tomorrow. ...

    Article : 151 words
  34. NEW ZEALAND'S DREADNOUGHT.

    The Prime Minister (Sir Joseph Ward), replying to a cablegram from the Lord Mayor of Manchester, congratulating the Government on the presentation of a ...

    Article : 49 words
  35. THE POSITION AT PORT PIRIE.

    The absorbing topics of conversation on Saturday were the High Court's decision concerning the Proprietary Company's appeal against the Arbitration Court award ...

    Article : 676 words
  36. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    A man named Baker has been arrested at Brock's Creek for the larceny of a chronometer and other valuable articles in Palmerston some weeks ago. ...

    Article : 32 words
  37. DISTRICT NURSING ASSOCIATION.

    The annual meeting of the District Nursing Association was held on Friday night. The Rev. N. D. Herring (President) was in the chair. The annual ...

    Article : 74 words
  38. UMBRAWARRA TINFIELD.

    The steamer Aldenham arrived from southern ports at 5 p.m. There were about a dozen European passengers inwards, mostly, miners, attracted by exaggerated ...

    Article : 92 words
  39. TASMANIA.

    At least two Labour men at Zeehad are considering the question of contesting the Darwin seat in the House of Representatives at the next Federal ...

    Article : 67 words
  40. KETCH WRECKED.

    The Japanese ketch Nancy struck the Barrier Reef 50 miles north of Hinchinbrooke and sank. The crew left in dinghies, and made for Mourilyan Harbour. ...

    Article : 80 words
  41. ROUGH WEATHER.

    The Government steamer Federal, which sailed on Tuesday for Port Adelaide via Torres Straits, returned this afternoon. Capt. Weir reports a south-east wind and ...

    Article : 58 words
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