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  2. WHEAT SELLERS SCARCE

    No change was apparent in the Melbourne market for wheat on Saturday. The conspicuous feature was the practical absence of sellers, but the demand was ...

    Article : 201 words
  3. COUNTRY PAGE

    In the early 'forties two young colonists raced on horseback to inspect a small squatting establishment on the western plains. One was John Lang Currie, and ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 543 words
  4. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT

    The Centenary Council will arrange for a business people's ball on September 19, an advertising arts ball on November 1, on the occasion of the visit of the Duke of ...

    Article : 388 words
  5. "MENACE TO INDUSTRY"

    LAKES ENTRANCE, Sunday. — At a meeting of the Lakes Entrance branch of the Victorian Fishermen's League, it was agreed that the authorities be asked to ...

    Article : 165 words
  6. SOUTH MELBOURNE DEFEATS COLLINGWOOD

    In perfect springlike weather, with a fairly tricky breeze from the right, changing between 7deg. to 10deg., the third round of the No. 19 Union pennants was decided at Port Melbourne on Saturday ...

    Article : 4,649 words
  7. RECAPTURED NEAR WANGARATTA

    WANGARATTA, Sunday.—At the point of a revolver the two indeterminate prisoners, Cyril O'Reilly, aged 24 years, and Claude Brown, aged 28 years, who escaped ...

    Article : 197 words
  8. BETTER FARMING TRAIN

    Another tour of the Better Farming Train will be conducted next month by the Department of Agriculture and the Railways Commissioners. The tour, like ...

    Article : 257 words
  9. Land Seized for Tithes

    A sheriff's officer and policemen visited Australia Farm, Stoke-by-Clare, owned by Mr. James Melbourne Jones, and made the fifth seizure of property on account of ...

    Article : 110 words
  10. Damage by Frost in Alberta

    Heavy damage has been done to wheat crops in Central Alberta by the first frost of the season. Eleven degrees of frost has been recorded at Camrose. ...

    Article : 35 words
  11. DOG SHOWS

    The Collie Club of Victoria held its second championship show on Saturday at Wirth's Park. Thirty collies were exhibited and judged by Mr. J. Davidson. The trophy for best ...

    Article : 1,100 words
  12. BUTTER FACTORIES

    COLAC, Saturday.—The annual statement of the Colac Dairying Company shows that the turnover for the year ended June 30 was £287,675, compared with £363,998 in the ...

    Article : 218 words
  13. Greyhounds Saved When Cottage Burns

    MILDURA, Sunday.— Early this morning a fire destroyed a four-roomed cottage and its contents in Cureton avenue, Mildura. The house was owned by Mr. ...

    Article : 76 words
  14. Shot Dead When He Tripped

    SEYMOUR, Sunday. — Mr. Robert Davis McKenzie, aged 77 years, of the Trawool Hotel, was accidentally shot dead on Saturday morning. He had been in the ...

    Article : 107 words
  15. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT

    "Boys' Week," which is being observed throughout the State this week, was inaugurated in Bendigo on Sunday with a "Pleasant Sunday afternoon" meeting, ...

    Article : 312 words
  16. BALLARAT BOXING AND WRESTLING

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 331 words
  17. Korumburra's Record

    KORUMBURRA, Saturday. — The annual report of the directors of the Korumburra Butter Factory for the year ended June 30 shows that the butter trading account had a ...

    Article : 242 words
  18. Butter Quotas

    It is understood that the Australian butter quotas for September have been determined at 50 per cent. of output for export and 50 per cent. for Australian ...

    Article : 30 words
  19. Pigs Can Swim

    ORBOST, Sunday.—While Mr. Wilson, of Melbourne, who buys pigs by the thousand at the Orbost pig markets, was taking a consignment across the Snowy River ...

    Article : 72 words
  20. News from Cities and Towns

    Mr. F. Williamson, president of the Chamber of Commerce, has nominated for the extraordinary vacancy in the Albert Ward of the city council caused by the resignation of ...

    Article : 59 words
  21. ARARAT

    for some time gold-mining developmental work has been in progress at the Native Youth lead at Armstrongs. A Melbourne syndicate has obtained a 12 months' option over the ...

    Article : 895 words
  22. GEELONG AND DISTRICT

    Speaking at the Pleasant Sunday Afternoon gathering in the Palais Royal on Sunday, in connection with the Boys' Week Movement, the Speaker of the ...

    Article : 483 words
  23. RIVERINA

    About 1,000 persons attended the charity ball at Albury, and more than £230 was collected. The death has occurred of Mr. John Joseph ...

    Article : 111 words
  24. OTHER DISTRICTS

    BALMORAL. — Awards at the second day of the Balmoral Pastoral and Agricultural Society's show were:—Draught stallion, H. Bullock: draught mare, W. T. Stewart: pair farm ...

    Article : 1,742 words
  25. FIELD COURSING

    ALBURY (N.S.W.), Sunday.—The Albury Coursing Club held a meeting on the racecourse plumpton yesterday. Results:— Bitch Puppy stakes.—Heather's Footsteps d. ...

    Article : 500 words
  26. MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS

    The result of the election in the East Riding of Melton Shire was:—H. G. Town-sing, 135; A. Thomson, 76. ...

    Article : 22 words
  27. "OUT OF THE SILENCE"—No. 20 (The Secret of The Library).

    THE STORY SO FAR.—Alan Dundas, a young vinegrower, discovers a mysterious underground structure on his property. Gaining access, he descends a staircase 160 feet deep. On the way he is confronted with and avoids deadly traps. He reaches a vast circular chamber dominated by a pointing statue. The hall is lighted from six great translucent doors. Again he nearly loses his life by a trap. The door towards which the figure points opens at his approach, and reveals a great gallery of artistic marvels. Other galleries are discovered. The second is an amazing biological museum. Next came science, and in the fourth ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 314 words
  28. Urgent Need for Rain in Mallee Districts

    Since the beginning of August all wheat areas in Australia have received moderate rains except the Victorian Mallee and the adjoining districts of the northern ...

    Article : 77 words
  29. CAMPERDOWN COMPETITIONS

    CAMPERDOWN, Sunday.—Latest awards in the Camperdown musical competitions are as follow:—Champion Piano Solo.—W. Young. Vocal Solo (under 10).—Beryl Taylor. Violin ...

    Article : 171 words
  30. TATURA PLUMPTON COURSING CLUB

    TUESDAY and WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 28 and 29. Good Entries. First course 12.30 Tuesday. ...

    Article : 21 words
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