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  2. In the Churches REMEMBERING PIONEERS

    One hundred years ago a party of pioneers arrived in Port Phillip on the David Clarke from Scotland. On board the ship was a sacred ...

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  3. Letters to the Editor WINE IN CAMPS

    Sir,—Mr. Leo Buring's anxiety to have alcoholic wines available in military training camps is understandable from his viewpoint as a producer of such wines. ...

    Article : 146 words
  4. SOLDIER KILLEDI BY TRAM

    Roy Kingsley Jones, aged 23 years, a private in the Second A.I.F., was killed when he was struck by a tram in Epsom road, outside the ...

    Article : 125 words
  5. CUBICLES BURNT AT YALLOURN

    YALLOURN, Sunday.—More than 60 suits of clothes, seven bicycles, and four radio sets were lost when fire destroyed 15 cubicles and two ...

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  6. NEW FILMS BOOM IN TECHNI-COLOUR HITS MELBOURNE

    Melbourne is beginning to feel the effects of the boom in technicolour which hit Hollywood and Elstree some time ago. Of the "fair, mixed average" lot of new films which moved into Melbourne theatres over the week end, two ...

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  7. PARK CONTROL PLAN

    GEELONG, Sunday.—The parks and gardens committee of the city council will recommend to the council on Tuesday that all council parks be placed under the ...

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  8. COUNTRY NEWS

    BUNYIP—A queen carnival, in aid of the Iona Roman Catholic Church building fund resulted in £597 being raised. The candidates were Misses M. Kierce (Iona), ...

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  9. TUNNEL THROUGH RANGES

    GEELONG.—Good progress is being made with the work of driving a tunnel through the ranges to connect the eastern and western arms of the Barwon ...

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  10. Nelson Eddy in Song and Sermon

    When, at the behest of a bold, bad railroad president, a gang of best mixed immigrants is taken to the wild west to vote a corrupt judge into office, Nelson ...

    Article : 157 words
  11. LAW AND ORDER MARCHES WEST

    Errol Flynn takes law and order to a wild west glamourised by technicolour What is a six-gun to Errol? He just takes a sock at the villain's chin, and ...

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  12. UNIFICATION

    Sir,—My congratulations to A. A. Stewart upon his letter on unification. The great majority of Australians appreciate the fact that we are one people ...

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  13. CAR KILLS MAN AFTER SMASH

    When talking to another man at the corner of Brighton and Gleneira roads, Ripponlea, on Saturday evening, John Daniel Collins, aged ...

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  14. FIRST PAYMENT OF 2/6

    HOPETOUN, Sunday.—A very largely attended meeting of the southern Mallee district council of the United Country party decided to ask the Federal ...

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  15. Christmas Poultry Stolen

    BALLARAT, Sunday, — Christmas is coming, and the ducks are getting fat, but Ballarat poultry farmers are not too happy. Thieves ...

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  16. PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE

    There was need to-day in both personal and community life for an adequate and satisfying philosophy of living, said Mr. Andrew A. Hughes in the Church of Christ, ...

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  17. CANTEENS

    Sir,—The point at issue in the canteen correspondence is extra facilities properly controlled by military officers, so that men will not need to go outside camp to drink. ...

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  18. SLAPSTICK MADE IN AUSTRALIA

    A serles of comic turns by George Wallace, John Dobbie, Alec Kellaway, and others held loosely together by a conventional story about dog-racing. ...

    Article : 161 words
  19. DELAYED-ACTION BOMBS

    Here we have Bulldog Drummond (John Howard, of course) showing Scotland Yard the proper way to catch a bank robber—and getting married to ...

    Article : 139 words
  20. FIVE INJURED

    WARRAGUL, Sunday.—Eric Gardner, aged 23 years, of Fumina, is in a critical condition in the West Gippsland Hospital as a result of injuries to the back, ...

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  21. MOVE TO COMBAT SILICOSIS

    BENDIGO, Sunday. — A meeting of the Miners' Phthisis Association in Bendigo to-day decided to ask the Premier (Mr. Dunstan) to introduce ...

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  22. GIFT OF PIANO

    Gift of a piano to St. Mary's Church of England, Caulfield, was acknowledged at the morning service yesterday by Canon H. T. Langley. The piano was given to ...

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  23. WAGGA FARMERS TOO

    WAGGA, Sunday. — A meeting of formers at Wagga decided to send a deputation to the Prime Minister asking for an immediate announcement that the ...

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  24. CAR DRIVEN ON

    Struck by a car at the corner of Spencer and Latrobe streets, city, on Saturday evening. James Forster, aged 22 years, of Latrobe street, Melbourne, was ...

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  25. QUEEN VICTORIA MEMOIR

    A photographic tour-de-force, in which Anna Neagle lends herself to the depletion of a number of inconsequential incidents in the life of Queen Victoria. Those ...

    Article : 145 words
  26. MICKEY ROONEY PLAY-ACTS

    A rerun[?] Humour, romance, and drama against the background of Mark Twain's Mississippi, but there could hardly have been a less convincing Huckleberry Finn ...

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  27. SELLING BARLEY CROP

    SYDNEY, Sunday. — Created to deal with the problem of disposing of the barley crop during the war, the Australian Barley Board was ...

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  28. STUDENTS' SERVICE

    Students read the lessons at the annual service of the University High School, Parkville, which was held at St. Mary's Church of England, North Melbourne, last ...

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  29. FACE JUMPED ON

    Attacked by a man in Bridge road, Richmond, on Saturday evening, Thomas Bellairs, aged 39 years, of Grey street. East Melbourne, was struck with a bottle. While ...

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  30. NEW TENNIS-COURTS

    BENDIGO.—The Mayor (Councillor A. Staples) opened two new gravel tennis-courts at Quarry Hill on Saturday afternoon. The president of the club (Mr. A. ...

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  31. APOLLO TO REOPEN

    The Apollo Theatre will reopen on Friday for a season of vaudeville under the management of Mr. S. McKay. A weekly change of programme is planned, ...

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  32. YOUNG FARMERS

    ROMSEY, Sunday.—The sixth annual field day of the Romsey Young Farmers' Club was held at the State school. Romsey, on Friday. The schedule ...

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  33. MAILS

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  34. HOSPITAL BEDS

    Sir,—The statement that in America "the standard (of hospital beds) should be 12 per 1,000 citizens, while in Melbourne the provision is slightly under six ...

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  35. A GOLD-DIGGER GETS HER MAN

    Rendered as a comedy rather than a arce, the gold-digger-gets-husband theme tends to place something of a strain on the credulity. But Danielle Darrieux is ...

    Article : 119 words
  36. CHARITY SUNDAY IN BALLARAT

    BALLARAT, Sunday. — Charity Sunday was observed in most Ballarat churches to-day, and special collections were made for the fund. In addition, ...

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  37. BALLET NEXT YEAR

    Colonel de Basil's Covent Garden Ballet will arrive in Sydney about the end of December to tour Australia under the management of J. C. Williamson ...

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  38. NO FERRY TO-DAY

    The Williamstown ferry will not run to-day and to-morrow, because of boiler inspection. It will resume on Wednesday. ...

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  39. WEATHER CHART AND FORECASTS

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 147 words
  40. THE MILK BOARD

    Sir,—The Milk Board has been splendid for the farmers who are receiving nearly double butter-fat prices for their milk through a minimum price paid by ...

    Article : 129 words
  41. ARTIST AND SINGER

    Mr. Athol Thompson, the young man who, as the "armless artist," showed immense courage and no small ability as a painter, has now demonstrated his ...

    Article : 74 words
  42. Advertising

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  43. TIMES THEATRETTE

    The highlight of the current collection of news-reels and shorts at the Times Theatrette is a German war gazette with an English commentary, somewhat at ...

    Article : 63 words
  44. DEATH OF A MAGPIE

    Sir,—I am a lover of our fauna and flora, but I dislike magpies. Cruel and ruthless, killers of nestlings they should be called butcher birds. As for their ...

    Article : 125 words
  45. BROADCASTING HIGHLIGHTS

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 404 words
  46. WOMAN DROWNED

    KYABRAM, Sunday — The body of Mrs. Mary Carmichael, who was aged about 60 years, was found in an irrigation channel which contained less than 2ft, ...

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  47. RIVER GAUGINGS.—Saturday, Oct. 28

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  48. A CASE FOR QUESTION

    Sir,—The Chief Secretary is reported to have said (1) that "courts seem sometimes to be too lenient in their treatment of irresponsible drivers of motor vehicles;" ...

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  49. "THE ARGUS" CROSSWORD, No. 236

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 127 words
  50. ASTRONOMICAL MEMORANDA, OCT. 30

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 85 words
  51. MELBOURNE OBSERVATIONS

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 278 words
  52. NATIONAL MINISTRY

    Sir,—Current rumour suggests political party differences, with the possibility of an early election. All politicians are elected by the people to assist in the ...

    Article : 80 words
  53. BANNED MAGAZINES

    Sir,—In "The Argus" of Friday appeared the statement that no magazines of the "True Detective" type are allowed into this country. If new ones are not ...

    Article : 95 words
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