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  2. WOOL FOR GERMANY

    CANBERRA, Tuesday.—Referring today to cable messages stating that, as a result of the rejection by Australia of the suggestion that Australian wool should ...

    Article : 222 words
  3. "AUSTRALIA" BRAND ON BULK BUTTER

    The Commonwealth supervisor of dairy exports (Mr. F. Wigan) has prepared a design with which it is proposed to [?] the word "Australia" on choicest and and ...

    Article : 208 words
  4. A FIRE TOBACCO CROP.

    —Although blue mould has played havoc in some of the tobacco plantations of the Ovens Valley many fine crops are being- harvested. Messrs. Panlook Bros., of Eurobin, have 200 acres of good quality leaf; in. this picture three men are standing in the crop, but they are difficult to "find owing to the height of the plants. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 62 words
  5. REPORT ON ITALIAN MLKWOOL

    Information concerning the chemical nature of the new Italian milkwool near Milan and the extent of production has been received from Genoa by the Graziers' Association of Victoria. It is estimated that by June of this year more than 50,0001b. ...

    Article : 723 words
  6. GEELONG AND DISTRICT

    Anticipated ordinary revenue for the City of Geelong for 1936 is £19.050, but as the finance committee had drawn up a programme for the expenditure of ...

    Article : 1,241 words
  7. HALF-MILLION SAFETY RAZOR BLADES Australia's Weekly Needs

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—Australia uses between 500,000 and 600,000 safety razor blades a week, but a surprising trend is the return to favour of the old-fashioned ...

    Article : 233 words
  8. BENDIGO AND DISTRICT

    The mayor of Bendigo (Councillor J. A. Michelsen) has called a public meeting, to be held in the town hall to-night, to consider the question of the erection of ...

    Article : 384 words
  9. BALLARAT AND DISTRICT

    Application was made to the City Court bench on Tuesday by Mr. Williams, truant inspector, for an order that Gordon Furniss, aged 11 years, be committed to ...

    Article : 528 words
  10. MIGRATION PROBLEM

    CANBERRA, Tuesday.—The Prime Minister (Mr. Lyons), commenting on the cabled report that Britain would welcome a delegation from Australia to discuss ...

    Article : 122 words
  11. RODNEY BY-ELECTION

    KYABRAM, Tuesday.—Indications point to a keen contest for the Rodney seat following the death of Mr. John Allan. ...

    Article : 176 words
  12. CATTLE FROM AMERICA FOR N.S.W.

    BRISBANE, Tuesday.—What is probably the largest and most valuable consignment of pedigreed cattle to be imported into Australia from the United ...

    Article : 230 words
  13. SURVEY OF NORTH

    An area of 9,000 square miles will be surveyed this year by officers working under the direction of the North Australia survey committee appointed by the Federal ...

    Article : 184 words
  14. COUNTRY PARTY IN QUEENSLAND

    BRISBANE, Tuesday.—The secretary of the Country party conference (Mr. D. W. Walker, of Mount Tully, Stanthorpe) said yesterday that the Queensland ...

    Article : 84 words
  15. KILLED BY ELECTRICITY

    BENDIGO, Tuesday.—Patrick Crowe, farmer and woodcarter, of Strathfieldsaye, brought an action in the Bendigo County Court to-day against the State Electricity ...

    Article : 185 words
  16. Marine Petrol Engines

    Difficulties in overcoming prejudice against Australian marine engineers were described by Mr. John O'Donoghue, manager of the Central Launch and ...

    Article : 141 words
  17. MAN SHOT IN BACK

    DUNKELD, Tuesday.—James Morris, aged about 27 years, of Warracknabeal, was accidentally shot in the bush country about 30 miles from Dunkeld when on a ...

    Article : 108 words
  18. PAYMENT OF SUBSIDIES

    The Acting Minister for Commerce (Mr. Thorby) said yesterday that forms of application for subsidy on artificial manure used in the year ending June 30, 1936, ...

    Article : 156 words
  19. NEWMARKET YARDS

    More time is desired by the State Ministry to consider the effect of holding two sheep sales each week at the Newmarket saleyards. This experiment was ...

    Article : 117 words
  20. ALICE SPRINGS HAS GOOD RAINFALL

    ALICE' SPRINGS, Tuesday.—Rain which begnn to fall early on Sunday moming did not cease until this morning. Although not heavy, it was steady and in ...

    Article : 170 words
  21. ESCAPED FROM CUSTODY

    BENDIGO, Tuesday.—While being escorted from Wycheproof to Daylesford, where he was to face a charge of false pretences, Frederick Charles Wood, aged ...

    Article : 141 words
  22. MARKETING BOARD FOR ONION-GROWERS

    Nominations of onion growers who are qualified to become members of the Onion Marketing Board closed yesterday. The Minister for Agriculture (Mr. ...

    Article : 151 words
  23. Country Children Visit City

    On Saturday a combined State schools excursion will be run from Yackandandah and Beechworth to the Zoological Gardens. A special train will leave ...

    Article : 76 words
  24. Establishing a Pasture

    To establish a pasture, the soil must contain the essential conditions for the particular variety of plant it is intended to grow. Reference to this and other matters ...

    Article : 84 words
  25. WARRNAMBOOL SESSIONS

    WARRNAMBOOL, Tuesday,—Before Mr. Justice Macfarian, in the Supreme Court to day Alian Anthony Berry aged 19 yours, labourer of no fixed place of abode, pleaded guilty to a ...

    Article : 593 words
  26. News from Cities and Towns ARARAT

    All harvest work has been completed in the Maroona district, with most satisfactory returns. Last year a reduced area was sown in wheat, and the receivals at the railway ...

    Article : 1,494 words
  27. ALLANDALE SEAT

    The Allandale by-election campaign will, begin to-morrow night. The endorsed. United Australia party candidate (Mr. David Baird) will hold the first public ...

    Article : 191 words
  28. Egg-laying Competition

    The Director of Agriculture (Mr. H. A. Mullett) said yesterday that the closing date for entries for the 1936-37 Burnley egg-laying competition had been extended. ...

    Article : 58 words
  29. Search for Oil in Gippsland

    LEONGATHA, Tuesday.—Mr. T. C. Allsop presided at a public meeting last night, which was convened by Councillor R. E. McIndoe, to discuss the Gippsland ...

    Article : 77 words
  30. RIVERINA

    Messrs. W. E. Kennely, dentist, and J. Frabisher, club steward, of Albury, were injured when the car in which they were travelling crashed into a culvert near Albury. ...

    Article : 455 words
  31. Advertising

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    Advertising : 270 words
  32. Fire in National Park

    FERNTREE GULLY, Tuesday.—The bush fire which broke out at Ferntree Gully last Wednesday broke out again to-day and is burning toward the higher ...

    Article : 103 words
  33. Cottage Destroyed

    TERANG, Tuesday.—About 1,000 acres of land near Ayresford Bridge were swept by fire. Scrub was burnt on the properties of Messrs. K. Macdonald, Bonnett, J. ...

    Article : 71 words
  34. BROTHER SUES BROTHER

    FRANKSTON Tuesday,—At the Frankston Court to-day Victor Edwurd Gummcrsall, of Waterloo street, Carlton, charged lils brother, Arthur John Gummersall, smes manager, of ...

    Article : 239 words
  35. Homes Endangered

    FRANKSTON, Tuesday.—Several houses in Kelso, Willis, and Beach streets were endangered by a fire which broke out this evening in dense tea-tree scrub. The ...

    Article : 40 words
  36. OTHER DISTRICTS

    BANGERANG.—The heavy rains in January delayed the harvest work, but it is now practically finished. The rains caused a loss of from 10 to 20 lb. a bag by bleaching.—Mr. C. ...

    Article : 967 words
  37. Egg Marketing Board

    Egg producers will meet at Preston at 8 o'clock to-night, when "the powers and operations of the proposed egg marketing board will be explained. The meeting ...

    Article : 72 words
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