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  2. GENERAL RAIN OVER VICTORIA

    Light to heavy rain fell throughout Victoria in the 24 hours ended 9 a.m. yesterday. The Western district received a general fall of from 10 to 50 ...

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  3. BUTTER EQUALISATION

    At a meeting of directors of the Commonwealth Dairy Produce Equalisation Committee Ltd. in Sydney on Monday and Tuesday, butter and cheese quotas ...

    Article : 361 words
  4. WOOL SALES

    BRISBANE, Wednesday. — At the Brisbane wool sales to-day 10,176 bales were offered. A larger percentage of better-grown wools was included. ...

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  5. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT

    Complaint is being made that magpies, kookaburras, and other protected birds are being ruthlessly destroyed by shooters in the Windermere and Cardigan districts. ...

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  6. CAMPASPE WATER

    KYNETON, Wednesday.—The Metcalfe Shire Council rejected a motion protesting against the proposal of the State Rivers and Water Supply Commission to ...

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  7. MILDURA PROCLAIMED A CITY

    MILDURA, Wednesday.—Mildura was officially proclaimed a city to-day by the Governor (Lord Huntingfield) in the presence of representative citizens. The ...

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  8. COUNTRY PAGE

    A successful landowner and business man of Van Diemen's Land, William Robertson contributed half the cost of Batman's first expedition to Port Phillip. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 544 words
  9. WHEAT MARKET EASIER

    A nominal market for wheat obtained in Melbourne yesterday. Owing to the general decline in the wheat futures markets, prices declined ½d. a bushel, but ...

    Article : 164 words
  10. DEBTS OF £28,000

    Claims by traders and others for debts owing to them by migrant settlers amount so far to £28,000, according to information given in the Legislative Assembly ...

    Article : 79 words
  11. OUTLOOK UNCERTAIN

    SYDNEY, Wednesday. — Addressing shareholders at the annual meeting of Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. to-day, the chairman of directors (Mr. Harold Bell) ...

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  12. FLOODS IN KIEWA VALLEY

    WODONGA, Wednesday. — Flooding has again occurred i nthe Kiewa Valley district. Following heavy rain last night, the water rose 3ft. at Kergunyah. ...

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  13. POTATO STANDARDS

    BALLARAT. — A special meeting of the executive committee of the Ballarat District Potato-growers' Association considered regulations relating to "chats" ...

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  14. London Market

    With European wheat becoming available, there is a distinct falling off in overseas purchases of cargoes of wheat. In view of the sharp decline of prices for ...

    Article : 163 words
  15. Longerenong Boar for Malay

    Longerenong Agricultural College has sold one of its stud pigs—a boar of the Middle White Yorkshire breed —for export to the Federated Malay ...

    Article : 44 words
  16. Burrinjuck Dam Waters High

    WAGGA (N.S.W.), Wednesday. — With the water in the Burrinjuck Dam only 6in. below the spillway, the state of the Murrumbidgee River is causing anxiety, ...

    Article : 56 words
  17. Reports From Country

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  18. Sustenance Act Bewilders Country Council

    KYNETON, Wednesday. — The Metcalfe Shire Council has advised the Minister in Charge of Sustenance that it cannot obey the instructions of the ...

    Article : 147 words
  19. S.A. Dairy Bill Passed

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—The Dairy Produce Bill, which provides for the establishment of a State plan of marketing dairy produce, passed all ...

    Article : 88 words
  20. VALUES AND DEMAND

    Winchcombe, Carson Ltd. report:—The first week's wool sales in Brisbane gave grounds for hopes of a restoration of confidence in values among wool consumers. Only experience can ...

    Article : 331 words
  21. Chicago and Winnipeg Easier

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 84 words
  22. BENDIGO ANO DISTRICT

    Arrangements are being made by the diocesan missionary committee of the Anglican Church for the production of a pageant of healing next week Deaconess ...

    Article : 212 words
  23. PRICE OF POTATOES

    Sir, — I road to-day that the market quotation for potatoes is £6/10/. It is stated that many potatoes of inferior quality are coming on the market and ...

    Article : 127 words
  24. INJURED WOMAN DIES

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—Mrs. Harriet Long, aged 26 years, who suffered severe head injuries when she was knocked down by a motor-car which did not stop, in ...

    Article : 98 words
  25. Clydesdale Stallion Sold

    NHILL, Wednesday.—Messrs. McIlrath and Turner have sold on account of Mr. Alec Murray of Coldstream, to Mr. Edgar Hewitt, of the Naseby Clydesdale Stud, the ...

    Article : 72 words
  26. Viscount Novar

    Viscount Novar (formerly Sir Ronald Munro-Ferguson), who was Governor-General of Australia from 1914 until 1920, and who died on March 30, left personal ...

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  27. Huge Loaf Made With Australian Wheat

    The mayor of Toronto (Mr. William Stewart) was presented to-day with a loaf of bread weighing 6071b. that had been baked in Canada with Australian wheat. ...

    Article : 85 words
  28. News from Cities and Towns

    At the annual dinner to players and officials of the Warrnambool Football Club presentations were made to the president (Mr. S. sellers). who is leaving Warrnambool, and the ...

    Article : 145 words
  29. London Stock Exchange

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 51 words
  30. Death After Quarrel

    SYDNEY, Wednesday.—Simo Gregorlvitch, aged 34 years, a Serbian, who kept an orchard at Warriewood, was taken to Manly Hospital on Thursday night ...

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  31. GEELONG AND DISTRICT

    Gratification has been expressed at the rapid passage of the Geelong Harbour Trust Bill by the Legislative Assembly. It is expected that the Legislative Council ...

    Article : 402 words
  32. GENERAL CABLE NEWS

    It was reported on Monday that the barque Pamir, which took part in the grain race from Australia, had run ashore at Middelgrunden (Denmark). A message ...

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  33. Victorian Boxers Defeated in Tasmania

    HOBART, Wednesday.—The State championships of the Tasmanian Amateur Boxing and Wrestling Association were held at the Theatre Royal to-night. M. Byrne (V.), bantam-weight ...

    Article : 97 words
  34. WATERFRONT DISPUTE AT FREMANTLE

    PERTH, Wednesday.—A development is expected to-morrow in the waterside dispute at Fremantle about the rates of pay for work after 6 p.m. The Dunboola ...

    Article : 83 words
  35. ARARAT

    Mr. C. L. Lang, the minister of the Church of Christ for the last seven years. will leave this week for his new appointment at Ascotrale. His successor is Mr. Methven, of ...

    Article : 1,137 words
  36. TARIFF ANTAGONISMS

    Sir,—Customs tariffs inevitably cause trouble between nations, and Australia has done a full share in this direction. The new duties on cotton goods have brought ...

    Article : 340 words
  37. OTHER DISTRICTS

    BRIDGEWATER.—The attendance was moderate at the footballers' cuchre party and dance.—The progress association is now planting trees along Lyndhurst nnd Eldon streets. ...

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  38. ORGANISATION OF FARMERS

    Sir,—Mr. G. F. Young and the Dairy-man's Protection League deserve the support of all farmers who can see that their salvation is in unity. Now is the time to ...

    Article : 142 words
  39. Little Business Done at Leipzig Fair

    The annual Leipzig Fair is not attracting the usual attention. Exporters complain that there are few foreign visitors and hardly any foreign buyers. ...

    Article : 74 words
  40. HERD-TESTING

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 69 words
  41. RANELAGH HORSE GYMKHANA

    A large programme of events [?]as been arranged for the annual horse gymkhana, which will be held at Ranelagh Club, Frankston, on Saturday. The first event will commence at ...

    Article : 164 words
  42. Kyneton

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 38 words
  43. Walwa

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 60 words
  44. MALE LYREBIRD DIES IN TASMANIA

    HOBART, Wednesday.—The male of the pair of lyrebirds which was brought to Tasmania yesterday by aeroplane, and released in National Park, was found dead ...

    Article : 82 words
  45. COUNTRY BUTTER FACTORIES

    ARCHIE'S CREEK Wednesday.—The annual statement of the directors of the butter factory for the year ended June 10 shows that the net profit for the year was £2,164/13/7, from ...

    Article : 306 words
  46. BULK-HANDLING PLAN

    Sir,—The passage of the Bulk Handling Bill through the Legislative Assembly has caused surprise to wheat-growers in this district, as at least 80 ...

    Article : 90 words
  47. RIVERINA

    At the annual meeting of the hospital board the roport stated that 1.603 in-patients and 1,022 out-patients were treated. There was again a credit balance, and it was Intended to ...

    Article : 249 words
  48. Peninsula

    MORNINGTON. Wednesday.—At the annual meeting of the Peninsula Herd-testing Association the president (Mr. H. B. Slaney). vice-presidents (Messrs. Unthank and Lucas), and secretary (Mrs. ...

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  49. "OUT OF THE SILENCE"—No. 23 (The Mystery of the Temple).

    THE STORY SO FAR.—Alan Dundas, a young vinegrower, discovers a mysterious underground structure on his property. Gaming access, [?] st[?]arcase 160 feet deep. On the way he is confronted with and avoids deadly traps. He reache a vast circular chamber dominated by a pointing statue. The hall is lighted from six great translucen 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]

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  50. BELGRAVE TRANSPORT

    Sir,—In a letter a recent visitor from New Guinea to Belgrave writes: —"I note by papers to hand that the councillors and residents of the hills are ...

    Article : 86 words
  51. WORK AND WAGES

    KALGOORLIE (W.A.), Wednesday.—The State Arbitration Court has commenced the hearing of an application by the mining branch of the Australian Workers' ...

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  52. MAINTENANCE ARREARS £409/10/.

    The Brunswick Court made on order on Wednesday that Richard James charles Jordan, of Dawson street, Brunswick, should pay £409/10/ arrears of maintenance to his wife ...

    Article : 131 words
  53. Thomas Case Adjourned Again

    After discussing the recommendation that F. Thomas, the Tour d[?] France cyclist, should be disqualified for life, members of the appeal board of the League of Victorian ...

    Article : 92 words
  54. KING ISLAND NEWS

    KING ISLAND, Aug. 28.—The Public Works department and the Marine Board, working on a £1 for £1 basis to the extent of £1,040, are preparing to carry out repairs and renewal ...

    Article : 202 words
  55. AGRICULTURAL COLLEGES

    The principal of Dook[?] Agricultural Collega (Mr. A. C. Drevermann) reports that a very favourable season is exported Crops are showing good growth, and grass is ...

    Article : 132 words
  56. [?]

    Criticism of the system of postal voting at municipal elections was offered at the last Mordialloc Council meeting, when Councillor Brine moved that application be made to ...

    Article : 128 words
  57. BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIP

    ADELAIDE, Wednesday.—At the close of play to-night in the Australian billiards championship the scores were:—Fred Lindrum, 3,853 (318, 1[?]7); Horace Lindrum, 3,453 (133, ...

    Article : 50 words
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