Today 's News In
Gas Strike Extends
SYDNEY, Tuesday. - There was a further extension of the gas em- ployees' strike last night when about 50 employees at the Manly gasworks decided to attend a stop-work meet- ing today.
A.I.F. "Fighting Fit"
SYDNEY, Tuesday. - According to Dr. A. L. Shield, of the Malayan medical service, who has arrived in Sydney on leave. A.I.F. men in the Near East are "fighting fit," and un- likely to suffer in health from the climatic conditions.
Aboriginal Skulls Found
SYDNEY, Tuesday. - When exca- vating at a sandhill near Tocumwal for railway work, the remains of about 20 aborigines were discovered about 10 feet below the top of the hill. One of the skulls was enor- mous. Some of the remains are re- ported to be those of tribesmen of a very old race. It is thought from the shape of the skulls that they were of a race which lived 200 to 300 years ago.
Control Of Radio Sales
SYDNEY. Tuesday. - The Common-
wealth Government is planning addi- tional action to guard against enemy radio stations operating in Australia. lt is considering a scheme to con- trol the sales of all radio equipment. Postal Department officials declare that at present it is impossible to prevent the manufacture of illicit radio transmitters.