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  • PLAN TO STOP TROOPS REACHING SPAIN. Paris Report That Britain and France May Act IF ITALY FAILS TO WITHDRAW. Bombs Wipe Out British Hospital. LONDON, October 12.

    If Italy continues to refuse to discuss a withdrawal of her troops from Spain, it is semi-offiqally suggested in Paris that Britain and France may, on their own initiative, prevent men and materials from reaching Spain. ... [Article] (277 words)
  • WHITEHALL REMAINS SILENT. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.)

    Whitehall refuses to enlignten anybody, including such usually sympathetic papers as "The Times" and the Daily Telegraph," which were unable ... [Article] (544 words)
  • ITALIAN GIBE ABOUT BASILISK.

    The "Popolo d'Italia" (Milan), in an article generally attributed to Signor Mussolini, derisively comments on the British Admiralty's announcement that ... [Article] (640 words)
  • TWO GANGSTERS KILLED. Gun Battle in Street. G-MAN WOUNDED. NEW YORK, Oct. 12.

    Two gangsters were killed and a G-man (Federal detective) was wounded in a spectacular gun battle in a street, which imperilled and scattered pedestrians and ... [Article] (201 words)
  • JUSTICE BLACK. Efforts to Unseat Him Fail. WASHINGTON, Oct, 12.

    The United States Supreme Court has denied the petition of Mr. Albert Levitt, a former Assistant Attorney-General, for permission to file a suit for the purpose of ... [Article] (123 words)
  • ABYSSINIA. Serious Trouble Denied. ROME, Oct. 11.

    It is officially denied that there is serious trouble in Abyssinia. It is stated that the troop movements are the result of routine police precautions, which ... [Article] (44 words)
  • NEUTRALITY PACT. Germany and Belgium. AIDING NAZI AIMS. May Be Signed To-day. LONDON, Oct. 12.

    The Berlin correspondent of the "Manchester Guardian" learns, on good authority, that a treaty of neutrality and non-aggression between Germany ... [Article] (528 words)
  • MURDERJN SYRIA. U.S.A. Consul-General at Beirut. SHOT DEAD OUTSIDE OFFICE. BEIRUT (Syria), Oct. 12.

    The United States Consul-General (Mr. Thomas Marriner), the senior American diplomat in Syria, was shot dead outside the consulate. ... [Article] (63 words)
  • DUKE OF WINDSOR. Visit to German Factory. BERLIN, Oct. 12.

    During his visit to the Stocks engineering works at Marlenfelde the Duke of Windsor spoke in German to the workmen, asking about their wages and their families. ... [Article] (291 words)
  • HOLLYWOOD'S DENIALS. NEW YORK, Oct. 12.

    Mr. Will Hays, president of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, who is head of the body which controls the self-imposed censorship set up by ... [Article] (142 words)
  • TERRITORIAL ARMY. Importance to Britain. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.) LONDON, Oct. 12.

    Earl Harewood, when opening the new territorial headquarters in Yorkshire, emphasised the importance of the Territorial Army. He said: "In a major war the Regular ... [Article] (66 words)
  • BRITISH CARS ATTACKED. Incident Near Shanghai. NO CASUALTIES. (FROM OUR SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE.) SHANGHAI, Oct. 12.

    This afternoon British Ambassadorial cars were subjected to machine-gun fire from the air for the second time, when a squadron of six ... [Article] (1287 words)
  • DARWIN DEFENCES. EXTENSIVE SCHEME. Bases for Naval and Air Force Units. CANBERRA, Tuesday.

    The preliminary plans for the establishment of defence bases at Darwin and the project for rebuilding the town will probably require more than ... [Article] (245 words)
  • TRESPASS BY LUGGERS. More Reports. VESSELS NEAR BREMER ISLAND. DARWIN, Tuesday.

    It has been reported to the Administrator from the Yirrkalla Mission Station, East Arnhem Land, that five Japanese luggers have been standing ... [Article] (451 words)
  • NO CIVIC RECEPTION. Politicians on Tour. ORANGE COUNCIL DECISION. ORANGE, Tuesday.

    At its meeting last night, the Orange Municipal Council decided not to give a civic reception to the leader of the Federal Opposition (Mr. Curtin) on his visit on Thursday. ... [Article] (142 words)
  • MORE PRAISE FOR MR. SPOONER. HELP ON UNPRECEDENTED SCALE. GRAFTON, Tuesday.

    Aldeiman G. W. Fitzgerald, at the South Grafton Council meeting, said that representatives of local government bodies in the Clarence River area "should take off their ... [Article] (214 words)
  • BREWERIES STRIKE. Firemen to Continue Work. BRISBANE, Tuesday.

    By a secret ballot, members of the Enginedrivers and Firemen's Association working in Castlemaine Perkins and Bulimba breweries rejected the decision of the disputes ... [Article] (120 words)
  • LOANS FOR HOMES. OVERDRAFT OF £4,000,000 To Co-operative Societies. GRANTS MADE OF £600,000.

    The three banks which are financing the State Government co-operative housing scheme, have sanctioned overdrafts to approved societies ... [Article] (733 words)
  • WOMEN SOLOISTS BANNED. Roman Catholic Churches. ARCHBISHOP MANNIX'S RULING. MELBOURNE, Tuesday.

    Solos by women singers will be no longer allowed in Roman Catholic churches in the archdiocese of Melbourne. A letter by the Roman Catholic Archbishop ... [Article] (243 words)
  • STATE ACCOUNTS. Revenue Increase of £402,800.

    The receipts of the first quarter of the year on account of the consolidated revenue of the State amounted to £11658,731, which is £402,800 above the receipts of the first quarter ... [Article] (162 words)
  • WOMAN'S LONG RIDE. Queensland to Sydney on Horseback. TAMWORTH, Tuesday.

    Miss Kaila von Bartz, of Lidcombe, Sydney, who is riding on horseback from Terrica Station, north of Texas, Queensland, to Sydney. has arrived at Tamworth. ... [Article] (101 words)
  • ISOLATION. UNION ATTACK ON MR.CURTIN. "Treacherous Policy." LABOUR'S LOST OPPORTUNITY. ADELAIDE, Tuesday.

    There is strong opposition to Labour's defence policy of "treacherous isolation" in South Australian trade union circles. ... [Article] (395 words)
  • IN SEARCH OF THE ORDINARY MAN. Mr. Hawkins's Tour. CIGARS AND CHOCOLATES HELPED.

    Cigars, cigarettes, and chocolates served to bring the N.S.W. Minister for Social Services (Mr. Hawkins) into contact with a section of British public ... [Article] (451 words)
  • WARD AND CO. Claims of 300 Clients. JUDGE DIRECTS RETURN OF SCRIP. MELBOURNE, Tuesday.

    An application by the trustee of the bankrupt estate of Ward and Co, share brokers, of Collins Street, Melbourne, for directions to assist him in dealing with certain share ... [Article] (146 words)
  • DEFICIENCY OF £35,000. Gavin G. Brown and Co. MELBOURNE, Tuesday.

    Investigations [?]to the affairs of the shareb[?]king firm of Gavin G. Brown and Co. were continued to-day by Mr. Hugh S. Chambers, chartered accountant. It is estimated that ... [Article] (56 words)
  • COUNTER LUNCHES DEVELOPING INTO BANQUETS. Hotelkeepers to Consider Complaints.

    Fishmongers and restaurant keepers have complained to the United Licensed Victuallers' Association against the development of hotel counter lunches into "real banquets." ... [Article] (86 words)
  • BOYCOTT ON WHALER. LUMPERS' MOVE COAL NOT LOADED. Minister Deprecates "Unwise Action." FREMANTLE, Tuesday.

    Members of the Fremantle Lumpers' Union refused to respond to-day to a call for labour to load coal into the Japanese whaling factory ship, ... [Article] (268 words)
  • LABOUR COUNCIL'S CAMPAIGN. APPEAL TO SHOPKEEPERS.

    A start was made yesterday by officials of the New South Wales Labour Council with the distribution of 50,000 leaflets throughout New South Wales urging a boycott of Japanese ... [Article] (160 words)
  • VICTORIAN U.A.P. Country and Liberal Group. DISBANDMENT EXPECTED. MELBOURNE, Tuesday.

    Although no statement was made after the pre-sessional meeting to-day of the Country and Liberal section of the United Australia Parliamentary party, it is believed that the ... [Article] (186 words)
  • GRANTS FOR COUNTRY AERODROMES. £10,000 Available. GOVERNMENT TO AID COUNCILS.

    The Minister for Defence (Sir Archdale Parkhill) announced yesterday that £10,000 had been allocated from the civil aviation vote towards assisting local authorities which have ... [Article] (217 words)
  • WOMAN OVERBOARD. Fall from Ferry Steamer SEARCH FOR BODY.

    A woman, aged about 24, whose identity is unknown, fell from the Manly ferry steamer Bellubera near the Circular Quay wharves last night, and it is believed that she was ... [Article] (156 words)
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