Before Mr Bartholomew, S. M., in the City Police Court
yesterday morning, four Chinamen were charged with having on
Bay View road on Sunday, July 16, in full view of passers-by
"worked at their calling - gardening''.
The proposal contained in a Government measure, which was
introduced yesterday in the Lower House, to establish a
censorship of kinematograph films is not one that is likely
to be resented by the community at large.
The London Daily Chronicle publishes a despatch from Mr
Philip Gibbs, dated Sunday, July 23:- Heavy fighting occurred
in the early hours of this morning along the line from
Pozieres to Delville Wood and southwards of Trones Wood in
the direction of Guillemont.
An agreement having been come to between the two Houses of
Parliament as to the amendments to the Military Service Bill
in respect of the provisions applicable to the "religious
objector'', the measure may now be regarded as virtually the
law of the land, the only formality necessary to its
completion being the seal of the Governor's assent.
The announcement that the Cabinet has agreed to increase the
allowances payable to soldiers' children, up to the number of
five, from 3s 6d per week to 5s a week, will be greeted with