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  2. COUNTRY NEWS

    BANNOCKBURN.—Mr. Robert Gillett, of Shelford, celebrates his 90th birthday to-day. He has resided in Australia for 83 years. He commenced shearing when ...

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  3. URGENT NEED FOR RAIN

    Rain in wheat areas in Victoria would be of little use now, but cool weather would facilitate the filling of the grain. Lack of min will shortly cause a decrease ...

    Article : 279 words
  4. Advertising

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  5. AIR SCHEME RECORD

    Record intake of Empire Air Scheme trainees to initial training schools of the R.A.A.F. was completed yesterday, when Mr. McEwen, ...

    Article : 329 words
  6. Letters to the Editor

    Sir,—It is gratifying to see our City Fathers looking ahead 30 years. Councillor Connelly is to be congratulated on some of the excellent suggestions put ...

    Article : 342 words
  7. GUARANTEES SOUGHT

    Proposals for a settlement of the defence works strike, regarded as satisfactory in themselves, were rejected by a meeting of the strikers ...

    Article : 437 words
  8. FIANCE 'LAUGHED IT OFF'

    When she spoke to her fiance about their marriage he "laughed it off" and told her they would be married "one fine day in the middle of the night," said a ...

    Article : 255 words
  9. WAR WORK FOR COUNTRY

    DONALD, Monday. — Demands for a better deal for country districts in the allocation of war industries and for a better price under the wheat scheme were ...

    Article : 216 words
  10. NEW BUILDING LAWS

    When the Building Regulations Bill comes before the Legislative Assembly to-day, after a lapse of a fortnight, an Opposition move will be made to adjourn the ...

    Article : 173 words
  11. THE SCHOOL FLAG

    Sir,—Who buys the flag? The mothers' club, of course! The Education Department's attitude with regard to buying flags or any school equipment is ...

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  12. MORE PILOT TRAINEES

    After several months of intensive ground instruction in various types of aircraft, 300 more pilot trainees under the Empire Air Scheme will begin flying ...

    Article : 149 words
  13. EIRE'S NEUTRALITY

    Sir,—As a member of one of the old families of southern Ireland, county Kerry, I, with your previous correspondents, view with grief and disgust the ...

    Article : 104 words
  14. RATHER BE SHOT THAN DEPORTED

    SYDNEY, Monday. — Through an interpreter, six Poles, who were charged with being prohibited immigrants. told Mr. Scobie, S. M., in the Central Police ...

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  15. BROADCASTING

    A recording of Mozart's popular Spanish opera "Don Glovanni will be a feature of the programme to be presented by 3AR at 8.15 to-night. The Boston ...

    Article : 480 words
  16. "HOME, JOHN!"

    Sir,—Before leaving home this afternoon I read the letter in your columns from Mr. Watson on "Precept and Practice," little thinking I was so soon going ...

    Article : 117 words
  17. BALLARAT EVENTS

    An explosion caused about £20 worth of damage in the disused women's lavatories on the Grenville street frontage of the Alfred Hall on Sunday night. ...

    Article : 266 words
  18. SHEEPBREEDERS' SHOWS

    The committee of the Australian Sheepbreeders' Association has rejected a proposal that sheep exhibited at the association's shows and intended for sale be ...

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  19. OFFICIAL SECRECY

    Sir,—It seems to me that censorslilp of news defeats itself That the Navy Minister considered it necessary to say Any rumours regarding the loss of any other ...

    Article : 173 words
  20. BERWICK SHOW

    It is expected that £100 will be handed to the Red Cross Society as a result of the Berwick show held on Saturday. In the list of awards published ...

    Article : 56 words
  21. DARWIN SHORT OF BEEF

    DARWIN, Monday.—For the next two weeks Darwin will be seriously short of beef, for supplies from outlying stations are not available to two of the town's ...

    Article : 173 words
  22. SWINE FEVER OUTBREAK

    BACCHUS MARSH. Monday. — At the Northcote Farm. Glenmore, an epidemic of swine fever has broken out. Several hundred pigs have been destroyed. The ...

    Article : 66 words
  23. BENDIGO NEWS

    Addressing tho Bendigo Commerce Club yesterday Cr. L. W. Galvin said that Bendigo's-major problem was water. It had been stated that it was ...

    Article : 172 words
  24. DEBTS THAT LINGER

    Sir,—I endorse the advocacy of Nora Cooper for the abolition of interest on capital. This "unearned increment" is an ever-growing scourge, and, while ...

    Article : 277 words
  25. COUNTRY SPORT

    WODONGA.— Speed coursing results:— Maiden Stake, 355 yards, stright—worthy Lad (5/1), 1; Andy Glow (5.1), 2. Mitta Special (5/2), 3. Murray Stake.— Ninth Heat; Treasure Girl (3/1) and ...

    Article : 128 words
  26. Advertising

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    Advertising : 323 words
  27. TYE'S RADIO CONCERT

    The amount collected at the "Tye's Radio Revue" at the Princess Theatre on Sunday night was £71/1/3, which will be handed to the Soldiers' Sleeping Bag ...

    Article : 44 words
  28. GEELONG ITEMS

    Speaking at the Mayoral dinner last night, Mr. J. P. McCabe Doyle, chairman of Geelong Water Works and Sewerage Trust, in referring to the dry conditions, ...

    Article : 348 words
  29. WATER PROBLEM

    Sir,—Mr. T. J. Hogan's comments on the subject of water conservation will evoke little disagreement. This is mainly a mechanical problem, and so presents no ...

    Article : 102 words
  30. SAILORS' NEED

    Sir, — Merchant seamen are suffering heavily from Nazi warfare, but many people do not realise that Seamen's Missions provide the only comforts and ...

    Article : 133 words
  31. BUSH FIRE IN RIVERINA

    JUNEE, Monday. — A serious bushfire broke out on C. Tully's Yathella property at noon to-day. It spread rapidly, and assumed most serious proportions. A lull ...

    Article : 118 words
  32. THRIFT PENALISED

    Sir,—Two of the most serious crimes in this world are old age and thrift. They are being severely penalised by the Government, which virtually says: "Spend ...

    Article : 133 words
  33. HAT TRICK

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