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  • HOURS INQUIRY. CASE FOR EMPLOYERS. Burden of Shorter Week.

    Evidence on behalf of the employers was given by Mr. C. M. McDonald, president of the Employers' Federation, and Mr. H. Gordon Bennett, president of the Chamber of ... [Article] (1042 words)
  • PRIMAGE DUTY. Exemptions and Impositions. CANBERRA, Thursday.

    By proclamation published in a special Commonwealth Gazette this afternoon, vessels exceeding 500 tons, but not exceeding 1000 tons gross register, and certain kinds, of fish on ... [Article] (311 words)
  • LEADING LABOUR MAN. Mr. J. McDonald's Sudden Death

    Mr. John McDonald, secretary of the Ship Painters and Dockers' Union, collapsed and died in Darling-street, Balmain, yesterday. He was 56 years of age. Mr. McDonald was ... [Article] (157 words)
  • JEHOL. Activity in Northern China. CHINA AND JAPAN WARNED. SHANGHAI, March 9.

    An ominous note is sounded by the Japanese military authorities regarding Chinese movements and preparations inside the Great Wall. "The highly provocative actions of the ... [Article] (208 words)
  • AMERICAN'S STATEMENT. TOKYO, March 9.

    A reliable American observer who witnessed the occupation of Jehol testifies to the orderliness of the Japanese troops. The civilian inhabitants, he says, were glad to be rid of ... [Article] (58 words)
  • TRADE WITH THE EAST. CANBERRA, Thursday.

    In the House of Representatives to-day, Mr. Ward (State Labour, N.S.W.) asked the Minister for External Affairs, Mr. Latham, whether the Government would take steps to ... [Article] (114 words)
  • ALLEGED FRAUDS. On Insurance Companies. ADMISSIONS OF INCENDIARISM. LONDON, March 8.

    "I daresay it was Gould's share," calmly observed Capsoni, an Italian, when questioned at Bow-street Police Court regarding cheques amounting to £8887, which he gave Louis ... [Article] (245 words)
  • OLYMPIC GAMES. An International Factor. REFERENCE TO LEG THEORY. LONDON, March 8.

    Sir Harold Bowden, presiding at the dinner of the Olympic Association, said that whatever might be felt about the shortcomings of the League of Nations, the progress of ... [Article] (178 words)
  • SIR MALCOLM CAMPBELL To Seek New Racing Track. (British Official Wireless.) LONDON, March 8.

    A fleet of 15 speed [?]oats met the Aquitania, with Sir Malcolm Campbell aboard, off Calshot, and formed an escort into Southampton, vvheie a great gathering welcomed him. ... [Article] (124 words)
  • PROHIBITION IN U.S.A. ENFORCEMENT REGULATIONS. WASHINGTON, March 8.

    Henceforth the united States Government will concentrate almost entirely on liquor manufacturers and transporters to enforce prohibition laws, leaving "speak-easy" prosecutions ... [Article] (137 words)
  • AVIATION. MR. VICTOR SMITH'S FLIGHT. LONDON, March 9.

    Mr. Victor Smith left at 2.5 a.m. in an attempt to beat Mrs. J. A. Mollison's record for a flight from England to the Cape, of four days 17 hours 22 minutes, established in ... [Article] (120 words)
  • INDIA. Air Defence Problem. POSSIBLE DANGER FROM RUSSIA. CALCUTTA, March 9.

    The dangers of the inadequate air defence of India were stressed by Mr. Arthur Moore, speaking on behalf of Europeans in the Legislative Assembly at Delhi yesterday. Mr. Moore ... [Article] (231 words)
  • TRADE TREATY. Canada and Australia OTTAWA, March 8.

    It is learned that certain extensions of the Canada-Australia trade treaty are under contemplation. Very satisfactory and cordial negotiations, it ... [Article] (54 words)
  • GENERAL CABLE NEWS. PRICE OF GOLD. LONDON, March 9.

    The price of gold to-day was £5/19/7½ an ounce fine, compared with £5/18/11 yesterday. IRISH FREE STATE. A bill has been introduced in the Dail ... [Article] (115 words)
  • CRICKET GROUND. Enlargement Scheme. MILITARY AREA NOT AVAILABLE.

    A proposal to enlarge the Sydney Cricket Ground was placed before the Minister for Defence (Sir George Pearce) yesterday. The Minister visited the Cricket Ground, ... [Article] (251 words)
  • PROFESSOR ANGUS. Lecture on Greek Religion.

    Professor Angus last night spoke on Greek religion at a largely-attended lecture arranged by the Workers' Educational Association. "Not being a controveisiallst, I touch on no ... [Article] (259 words)
  • LABOUR FACTIONS. Proposed Unity Conference.

    An immediate move for a reconciliation of the Labour factions was decided upon by the newly-elected executive of the New South Wales branch of the Australian Workers' Union ... [Article] (136 words)
  • CHURCH MISSIONS. New Rooms Opened.

    Dean Talbot yesterday opened and dedicated the new rooms of the Church Missionary Society, at the corner of George and Bathurst streets. ... [Article] (119 words)
  • FEDERAL PARLIAMENT. PENSIONS SYSTEM. Labour Motion Defeated. DEBATE ON TARIFF. CANBERRA, Thursday.

    The House of Representatives to-day negatived a motion by Mr. Beasley to adjourn the House to discuss "the drastic administration of pensions acts." ... [Article] (2078 words)
  • "THE FLYING DOCTOR."

    Dr. Allan Vickers, who is known all over Western Queensland and the Northern Territory as the "Flying Doctor," gave an address at the Presbyterian Assembly Hall last night, ... [Article] (157 words)
  • IMPRESSIONIST THEATRE.

    To launch the new Impressionist Theatte movement a conversazione was arranged at the Forum Club last night, and was preceded by an address given by the honorary ... [Article] (226 words)
  • MAN FINED £200 WOLLONGONG, Thursday.

    At the Police Couit, Herbert Dockerty was fined £100 for starting-price betting on March 4 and a similar amount for starting-price betting on March 8, in default 209 days' ... [Article] (47 words)
  • PENSIONS AND FOOD RELIEF.

    In future, the granting of food relief will not be taken into consideration[?] when eligibility for old-age pensions is being considered. This information was given in the House of ... [Article] (76 words)
  • CASUALTIES. CYCLE CRASHES INTO HORSE.

    Two people were injured last evening when the motor cycle and sidecar on which they were riding crashed into a stray horse in Northumberland-road, Auburn. The machine ... [Article] (419 words)
  • UPPER HOUSE BILL. Power of Abolition RESERVED TO THE PEOPLE.

    The Attorney-General (Mr. Manning, K.C.), speaking at Kirribilli last night on the opposition to the Upper House referendum, said that it was wholly false to say that the ... [Article] (358 words)
  • FEDERAL LABOUR'S ATTITUDE

    Members of the Reid Federal Council of the Australian Labour party are critical concerning the non-committal stand taken by the Federal A.L.P. executive on the referendum ... [Article] (62 words)
  • MISS VIOLET VANBRUGH. Distinguished English Actress. BRIEF VISIT TO SYDNEY.

    The distinguished English actress, Miss Violet Vanbrugh—a sister of Miss Irene Vanbrugh, who is so well known to Australian audiences—has arrived in Sydney on a short ... [Article] (548 words)
  • THE UNIONS. LEGALITY OF BALLOT.

    Precautions are being taken to ensure the proper conduct of the ballot which is being conducted on behalf of the Fedeiated Storemen and Packers' Union, in place of the one ... [Article] (105 words)
  • BLUE GUM FOREST.

    Trustees have been appointed for Blue Gum Forest, a 40-acre selection of virgin bush not far from Govett's Leap, which the Bush Walkers and Mountain Trails Club recently ... [Article] (61 words)
  • PUBLIC LIBRARY.

    A meeting of users of the research deportment of the Public Library yesterday decided to ask the Assistant Treasurer to receive a deputation which will urge the need for the ... [Article] (151 words)
  • N.Z. POULTRY BILL. WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Thursday.

    The Poultry Amendment Bill, providing for registration of flocks of more than 25 birds and payment of a fee by producers selling eggs on the market was passed by the House ... [Article] (57 words)
  • ACQUITTED OF MURDER CHARGE. BRISBANE, Thursday.

    Donald Luther, who was charged with the wilful murder of his wife, Margaret Luther, near Bundaberg, on July 25, 1932, was acquitted by a [?]ury this morning in the Circuit Court at ... [Article] (40 words)
  • N.Z. RAILWAYS. WELLINGTON (N.Z.), Thursday.

    The House of Representatives passed the bill emnowering the sale, lease, or disposal otherwise of unprofitable or uncompleted railways. The first line likely to be disposed ... [Article] (41 words)
  • RESEARCH IN NEW GUINEA. BAN ON PICTURES OF WARLIKE NATIVES.

    Mr. M. Ward, honorary zoologist at the Australian Museum, returned to Sydney yesterday from New Guinea by the steamer Macdhui. He said it would take at least ... [Article] (189 words)
  • AUCTION SALE STOPPED. Farmer Assaulted. ADELAIDE, Thursday.

    An auction sale of land, stock, and implements in the assigned estate of Mr. Michael McCormack, of Poochera, Eyre Peninsula, was stopped yesterday by a band of between 30 and ... [Article] (88 words)
  • DEATH OF DR. STUDDY.

    The death occurred at a private hospital last night of Dr. William Bradridge Studdy, after a short illness. Dr. Studdy had been in practice in North Sydney for more than ... [Article] (101 words)
  • LATE PRIMATE.

    The following lay canons of the Cathedral Chapter acted as pallbearers on the occasion of the funeral of Archbishop Wright:—Sir Albert Gould, Sir Kelso King, Messrs. H. B. ... [Article] (41 words)
  • A.L.P. SPORT.

    Sporting fixtures and the creation of younger sets play a big part in the scheme of the A.L.P. to retain and increase the number of its youthful supporters. ... [Article] (67 words)
  • THE CALL-UP FOR EMPLOYMENT.

    A call-up for employment will be made to-day as follows:— Men registered at the Mona Vale agency (294 to 320); men in "C" classification ... [Article] (139 words)
  • INDEX. NEWS.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (293 words)
  • ADVERTISEMENTS.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (222 words)
  • TO-DAY.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (165 words)
  • SUBURBAN PICTURE THEATRES.

    Programmes of Suburban Picture Theatres will be found in the Amusement Column on Page 2 each day. ... [Article] (22 words)
  • COUNTRY NEWS. LIGHTING CHARGES REDUCED. LITHGOW, Thursday.

    As the change-over of the council's electrical supply from a private company to the departmental power-house effects a saving of £[?]900 a year, it has been decided to reduce the ... [Article] (50 words)
  • NURSES' QUARTERS OVERCROWDED. LITHGOW, Thursday.

    It was stated at a meeting of the Lithgow Hospital Board last night that the nurses' quarters were overcrowded one trainee being required to sleep on a stretcher in a ... [Article] (201 words)
  • POLICE SERGEANT INJURED. MOSS VALE, Thursday.

    Sergeant Dudley, of the Mittagong police, is in hospital again, immediately following his recovery from a car accident, in which he was seriously injured. Riding a motor cycle, with ... [Article] (95 words)
  • FATAL ACCIDENT. ABERDEEN, Thursday.

    Alfred King, 50, a well-known farmer, has died as a result of injuries received when he was knocked down by a motor car in Main-street on Monday evening. ... [Article] (40 words)
  • MANILLA WATER SCHEME. MANILLA, Thursday.

    Water was pumped through the reticulation pipes of the Manilla water scheme for the first time yesterday, when the whole system was tested. The official ceremony of turning on ... [Article] (59 words)
  • FIRE IN SHIRE HALL. TUMBARUMBA, Thursday.

    A fire occurred in the Tumbarumba Shira Hall last night. Misses Kenane, sisters of Mr. F. Kenane, manager of the Bank of New South Wales next door to the hill, saw ... [Article] (76 words)
  • THEFT OF WHEAT. PARKES, Thursday.

    James Kinsella and Leonard Arthur Shorter pleaded guilty at the Parkes Police Court to the theft of 30 bags of wheat, the property of John Allen. The wheat had been stolen from ... [Article] (91 words)
  • STATION OWNER'S DEATH. BOGAN GATE, Thursday.

    After a short illness, Mr. P. Broderick, 77, of Avondale station, Bogan Gate, one of the oldest residents of the Bogan Gate district, died on Thursday morning. ... [Article] (40 words)
  • SETTLERS' CROWN DEBTS. ALBURY, Thursday.

    The Minister for Lands (Mr. Buttenshaw), replying to requests from Mr. R. T. Ball, M.L.A., asking that all arrears of instalments, including those due on February 28, 1933, be ... [Article] (135 words)
  • NEW BRIDGE OPENED. TAMWORTH, Thursday.

    A new bridge over Catong Gully, on the Attunga-Somerton road, was officially opened by the deputy President of the Cockburn Shire Council (Councillor J. M. Phelan). Mrs. ... [Article] (68 words)
  • DIVER'S TASK. GOULBURN, Thursday.

    The services of a Sydney deep-sea diver, T. Laycock, were requisitioned for the sinking of a large suction pipe in the Wollondilly River, near the Goulburn City Council's pumping ... [Article] (136 words)
  • DAROOBALGIE WORKS. FORBES, Thursday.

    The Daroobalgie meat works will not open immediately for the treatment of rabbits. It is stated that the country is becoming so dry and the rabbits so poor that they are not ... [Article] (70 words)
  • MUSICAL FESTIVAL. LISMORE, Thursday.

    ... [Detailed lists, results, guides] (297 words)
  • OLD-TIME FLOWER SHOW.

    An old-time flower show was held by the Girls' Secondary Schools' Club in the clubrooms yesterday afternoon. Colour and natural beauty were so prominent that almost every ... [Article] (153 words)
  • JAMES MURPHY DURSARIES.

    The trustees of the estate of the late Mr. James Murphy (the Perpetual Trustee Co., Ltd., and Mr. Michael Maloney) have awarded bursaries, tenable in the Faculty of Agriculture ... [Article] (65 words)
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