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  2. VARIETY OF MOODS IN NEW FILMS From Wit to High Adventure

    A few excerpts from my notebook of new pictures screened at the week-end. The number of "hits" is practically at par and they are something to see and be glad about. They all do what the motion picture h obliged to do—entertain. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 361 words
  3. Letters to the Editor OVERDOSE OF MUSIC

    Sir,—As a regular concert-goer, and one who is looking forward to the recitals of both Miss Marjorie Lawrence and Mr. Artur Schnabel. I am disappointed that ...

    Article : 194 words
  4. VERSATILE AND POWERFUL Holcer Recital

    The Polish actress. Rachel Holcer, surprised her audience at the Central Hall on Saturday evening by giving a spirited version ...

    Article : 256 words
  5. FEDERAL SEATS

    Already extended twice, the closing date for nominations for endorsement as United Country party candidates to contest the Bendigo, Indi, and Flinders seats ...

    Article : 184 words
  6. POTATO CROPS

    The average weight of 15 crops measured and weighed in the Beech Forest potato crop competition was 10 tons 14cwt. an acre. The winner was Mr. ...

    Article : 143 words
  7. COUNTRY NEWS

    APOLLO BAY.—At the annual meeting of the Apollo Bay Horticultural Society the following officials were elected: —President, Mr. T. G. Leorke; ...

    Article : 1,683 words
  8. Family Goes Gay on Lone Prairie

    METRO: "Out West With the Hardys." The exuberant mood of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's money-making family is well maintained in its latest film ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 326 words
  9. PRODUCE SHOW

    BEECH FOREST, Saturday.—The annual show of the Beech Forest and Otway District Produce Society was officially opened by Councillor A. ...

    Article : 291 words
  10. PRE-SELECTION

    Sir,—Party politics has led to the concentration of party political organisations behind one candidate from among those contesting an election. In order to save ...

    Article : 131 words
  11. AIDING FORESTS RESEARCH

    CANBERRA, Sunday.—The Minister for Development (Mr. Casey) announced to-day that Mr. W. Russell Grimwade had given £1,250 to the Council for Scientific ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 125 words
  12. Town Hall RICHARD CROOKS

    Richard Crooks sang with greater virility and brilliance on Saturday night than upon any occasion in his previous Melbourne season. Ringing tone on high ...

    Article : 354 words
  13. TITLES OFFICE DELAY

    Sir,—The secretary of the Crown Law Department (Mr. C. F. Knight) suggests that in the majority of cases delays are not due to the Titles Office, but to the ...

    Article : 98 words
  14. GOOD EXPORT SEASON

    HOBART, Sunday.—The 1939 oversea fruit export season, which was marked by considerable improvement in grading and presentation, ended when the Blue Star ...

    Article : 144 words
  15. YOUNG MIGRANTS ARRIVE

    ADELAIDE, Sunday.—Among the passengers on the P. and O. liner Maioja which arrived from London on Saturday and continued her vovage to Melbourne later, ...

    Article : 163 words
  16. FOX-HUNTING

    Sir,—Lester Shaw bemoans the destruction of foxes by the hunt clubs. Does your correspondent know of the tremendous annual destruction of lambs by ...

    Article : 275 words
  17. Sweetness That is Janet

    Thers is no more popular species of picture on the scteen than the "triangle" comedy, or drama, and more and more Hollywood's children are returning io ...

    Article : 264 words
  18. War Humour Recalled

    LYCEUM: "23½ Hours' Leave." Commerecially speaking a film without a stat is about as popular as lamb without mint sauce, but the absence of ...

    Article : 205 words
  19. ONIONS FROM EGYPT

    To augment Melbourne's onion shortage, resulting from the dry season, a cargo of 300 tons of Egyptian brownskins arrived on Saturday by the Blue Funnel freighter ...

    Article : 131 words
  20. BUTTER PRICES FIRM

    Butter prices maintained a firm tone in London on Friday, and the demand was active The Australian Dairy Produce Board ...

    Article : 60 words
  21. "SEVEN DEADLY VIRTUES"

    "Hell is the home of honour, duty, justice, and the rest of the seven deadly virtues. All the wickedness on earth is done in their name." Upon this ...

    Article : 231 words
  22. APPLES AND PEARS

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 220 words
  23. INDEPENDENT THEATRES

    A number of highly cntertaining films are being screcened in independent suburban theatres this week. "Marie Antoinette," featuring Norma Shearer and ...

    Article : 211 words
  24. LOSS OF EXPERTS

    Sir,—The continued loss to the State of experts in such departments as the State Rivets and Water Supply Commission should cause grave concern. For years ...

    Article : 118 words
  25. Sea Drama and Some Fisticuffs

    STATE: "Typhoon." Don't look now, but one of the greatest of deep-chested, snailing bad men of the serecn is on the job again in "Typhoon." ...

    Article : 242 words
  26. SOLDIERS' LEAGUE AUXILIARY

    HEALESVILLE.—The women's auxiliary to the Returned Soldiers' League has elected these office-bearers:—President, Mrs. R. N. Coates; vice-piesidents, ...

    Article : 44 words
  27. WOMAN SUFFOCATED

    WANGARATTA.—Mrs. Alice Luckie, aged 56 years, wife of Mr. G. Luckle, was found dead near her home. She had evidently collapsed, and had fallen face ...

    Article : 43 words
  28. THE MORATORIUM

    Sir,—As a conscientious member of this community I protest against the re-enact-ment of the moratorium, which threatens to jeopardise the livelihood of a great ...

    Article : 79 words
  29. RAIN IN THE COUNTRY

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 120 words
  30. WEATHER CHART AND FORECASTS OFFICIAL FORECASTS

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 300 words
  31. "NO POPULAR APPEAL"

    Artur Schnabel's reputation was not primarily that of a concert artist, but his fame was as a teacher and an exponent of the classics, said the general manager ...

    Article : 289 words
  32. CIVIC MUSIC

    Sir,—The size and enthusiasm of the audience at Mr. Chapple's recital on Monday last indicate that a large public would welcome the regular weekly retical of fine ...

    Article : 114 words
  33. OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS

    "SWITZERLAND," an ice show and ice ballet, is to open at His Majesty's Theatre on Saturday, June 24. The whole of the stage will be converted into an ice rink. Applications ...

    Article : 518 words
  34. ASTRONOMICAL MFMORANDA JUNE 5

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 82 words
  35. MARJORIE LAWRENCE

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 93 words
  36. MELBOURNE OBSERVATIONS

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 255 words
  37. RIVER GAUGINGS.—Saturday. June 3 (Above Summer Level)

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 332 words
  38. WORKERS' HOMES

    Sir,—The points raised by "Anti-Bolsh" and "Hopeful" could not have come at a better time, for the Melbourne Junior Chamber of Commerce Within the last ...

    Article : 88 words
  39. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

    There was not a vacant seat in the Hawthorn Town Hall on Saturdya evening when the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, conducted bv Professor Georg ...

    Article : 120 words
  40. OLD AGE PENSIONS

    Sir,—Pensioners undoubtedly desire privacy, and I suggest therefore the following method of payment. Let each pensioner nominate a savings bank in ...

    Article : 147 words
  41. GRAZIERS' CONFERENCE

    Victorian delegates to the conference of the Graziers' Federal Council of Australia, which will begin in Sydney to-day, are the chairman of the Australian ...

    Article : 102 words
  42. ORGAN RECITAL TO-DAY

    Mr. R. E. V. Church will give an organ recital in the Town Hall to-day under the auspices of the Melbourne City Council. There will be two sessions, 12.20 ...

    Article : 53 words
  43. AUSTRALIAN RAIN RECORDS (For 24 hours ended 9 a.m. Saturday)

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 904 words
  44. PEACE MOVES

    Sir,—One wonders why the Pope has not, long ago, called in Rome and Berlin a gathering on similar lines to the one Dr. Mannix conducted in our Exhibition ...

    Article : 45 words
  45. Advertising

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    Advertising : 27 words
  46. SUBURBAN THEATRES

    The programme this week at the Rialto Theatre. Box Hill, consists of "Angels With Dirty Faces." starring James Cagney, and "Rose of Tralee," featuring B. ...

    Article : 99 words
  47. COUNTRY STOCK MARKETS

    ALBURAY (N.S.W.), Saturday.—There was a yarding of 12,100 sheep in the municipal yards. Competition was animated for young crossbred ewes, and prices were firm on recent rates. ...

    Article : 123 words
  48. LONG TRIP TO WEST

    DROMANA, Sunday.—Messrs. Sam Wilson, Raiph Wilson, and Jack Ruddock left here yesterday in a specially equipped nt[?]lity truck for a three months' tour of ...

    Article : 59 words
  49. PRIVATE ADVICES

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 74 words
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