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  2. The... PASSING SHOW

    "We do not want parents generally to know this the Minister for Education (Sir John Harris) told members of a deputation, "but children who accompany them to the Royal show ...

    Article : 185 words
  3. Aldous Huxley Surveys THIS TROUBLED NEW WORLD

    In his latest book Mr. Aldous Huxley surveys the troubled world in straightforward language. No satire is here, no strain upon the reader to know whether the author is in earnest or gently making fun of ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 1,097 words
  4. Advertising

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    Advertising : 168 words
  5. The Argus

    Tragic events in China have made a marked change in the diplomatic situation. It is barely a week since Great Britain and the United States were ...

    Article : 612 words
  6. THE FOREIGN HORIZON

    The superficial aspect of Mr. Eden's note to Japan reveals a mixture of firmness and diplomatic restraint. The Foreign Office is proceeding warily—not unaware of advice from the ...

    Article : 693 words
  7. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

    CORRESPONDENTS are requested to Inform the Editor if their letters are also sent to another paper. Each letter must have the name and address of the writer attached not necessarily for publication but as a guarantee of good faith. ...

    Article : 102 words
  8. The Banned Critic

    Sir,—It is unfortunate that Professor Roberts should have written such a book of destructive criticism as "The House That Hitler Built," when we take into ...

    Article : 94 words
  9. Sweated Nurses

    Sir,—Is nothing going to be done in Victoria to reduce the long hours nurses are compelled to work? At one of Sydney's largest hospitals £155 was paid last month ...

    Article : 67 words
  10. High Tide at Flinders

    There was a true navy touch of showmanship about the picturesque "passing out" ceremony it the Flinders Naval Depot yesterday for they staged it at half-past 11 o'clock in the morning ...

    Article : 209 words
  11. Bank Officials

    Sir,—The general secretary of the Bank Officials' Association, in his disclaimer that hundreds of members of his association were affected by the ...

    Article : 148 words
  12. Sport in Schools

    Sir,—The remarks of Miss Dickson, head mistress of the Korowa Girls' Grammar School, on the competitive side of sport in schools, are only too true. For years I ...

    Article : 82 words
  13. Forest Fires

    Sir,—As an experienced and practical man, Mr. G. F. Young is well qualified to put forward suggestions for the control of forest fires, as given in your issue ...

    Article : 161 words
  14. Railway Unification

    Sir,—One matter of vital importance to any defence scheme is the unification of our railways, without which the transport of troops, big guns, munitions, &c., cannot ...

    Article : 112 words
  15. Thus is History Made

    To-day is a grand anniversary in the history of aviation for on December 17, 1903, Orville Wright made the first flight in a heavier-thanair machine powered by an internal combustion ...

    Article : 204 words
  16. Education Policy

    Sir,—Why is it that, with modern cities with all amenities, with high standards of living, sanitation, &c., we are satisfied to drag along far in the rear as regards ...

    Article : 208 words
  17. Yagrant Dogs

    Sir,—As a lover of both children and dogs, I regret that mothers should allow their little children to be terrified and scream hysterically on seeing dogs ...

    Article : 64 words
  18. Golfers' Toys

    Apropos of the story told in this column yesterday of how the Customs Department in 1909 assessed Auslralia's first aeroplane (imported by the late Mr.L. A. Adamson, of Wesley College) ...

    Article : 178 words
  19. Influx of Italians

    Sir,—In defence of the Italians in Australia, I might say that I lived for many years in the Murrumbidgee irrigation area, where there are close on 1,000 ...

    Article : 83 words
  20. In the News To-day GREAT BOOKMAN

    Nineteen years ago E. W. Cole passed from the world of men and books and school. The younger generation may possibly have heard of him from their elders. Their grandfather ...

    Article : 213 words
  21. Broadcasting

    Sir,—May I protest against the appalling quality of the programmes which apart from one or two specialised evening features, are now the general rule over ...

    Article : 223 words
  22. December— BEFORE SUNSET

    AN hour or two before sunset an unclouded sun slowly westering makes splendid etchings of Melbourne. When unfringed by clouds the sun is a great silver glow that shines ...

    Article : 141 words
  23. Tram Gangways

    Sir,—After six months' experience of travelling to and from the city by Wattle Park trams, I have come to the conclusion that there is nothing to justify my ...

    Article : 183 words
  24. "Beachcomber's" Playmate

    Here is another coincidence in anniversaries, On Saturday, when reference was being made to Dunk Island (N.Q.) as the romantic island home of "Beachcomber" (Mr. E. J. Banfield) ...

    Article : 197 words
  25. NEW HOPE FOR SETTLERS

    Mixed feelings are aroused by the annual report of the Closer Settlement Commission. The huge and irretrievable losses already incurred cannot be ...

    Article : 269 words
  26. THE SMILE OF GRATITUDE

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 5 words
  27. Deadly and Succulent Molluscs

    The death of a resident of Chippenham (Eng.) after eating 30 snails which he had gathered cleaned, and cooked himself, raises the question why land molluscs such as snails should be ...

    Article : 166 words
  28. TRUCK-DRIVER'S FAMILY

    The Mayor of Essendon has opened an appeal for money to assist the widow and children of John Thomas Demsey, the transport driver, who was the victim of a ...

    Article : 90 words
  29. AFTER-CARE OF PARALYSIS

    Funds are needed urgently to provide proper accommodation for the after-care of sufferers from infantile paralysis. It is intended to extend the accommodation ...

    Article : 242 words
  30. Electricity and Cricket

    On Christmas Day a host of friends in the electricity trades may say "Many happy returns!" Mr. W. Tolson, who has just been elected [?]esident of the Electrical Federation of Victoria ...

    Article : 192 words
  31. AIR ATTACKS IN CHINA

    Many Chinese civilians have suffered in the air raids in the war in China, and the Victorian branch of the League of Nations Union is appealing for funds to ...

    Article : 96 words
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