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  • EMPIRE POLICY THE PROTOCOL. CONFERENCE TO BE POSTPONED. Till End of Year. LONDON, Jan. 13.

    It is a foregone conclusion that the Protocol Conference will not be held in March. The matter, however, nwalts consideration by the Cabinet. Ministers are still anxious ... [Article] (276 words)
  • FINAL STAGES. 'ALLIES' CONFERENCE. LONDON, Jan. 14.

    Messages relating to the Finance Ministers' Conference at Paris show that exports spent lest night examining the claims of Roumania, Jugo-Slavia, and Czecho-Slovakia for ... [Article] (93 words)
  • UNITED STATES. CONTINUITY OF POLICY. WASHINGTON, Jan. 13.

    Mr. Alonzo Houghton, ambassador to Germany, has been selected as ambassador at London in succession to Mr. Frank Kellogg, who becomes Secretary of State at ... [Article] (210 words)
  • BRITISH REDS. STRUGGLE WITH UNIONS. LONDON, Jan. 13.

    The "Daily Express" says:—The plot of British Reds to gain control of the trade unions will be advanced a stage on January 25, when the minority movement holds a ... [Article] (140 words)
  • SOCIALISM CONDEMNED. BY CARDINAL BOURNE. LONDON, Jan. 13.

    Cardinal Bourne, speaking at a meeting in Whitechapel, said that he regretted Labourites allowed their party to be called a Socialist party. Labour was one thing—socialism ... [Article] (61 words)
  • GENERAL CABLE NEWS. LONDON, Jan. 13.

    It is definitely announced that a leading London firm will publish in the autumn Dame Nellie Melba's reminiscences. A mebsage from Dublin says it is officially ... [Article] (389 words)
  • TEST CRICKET. THE M.C.C. TEAM. Encouraging Mr. Gilligan. LONDON, Jan. 14.

    Speaking at the Hampstead Club dinner, Mr. H. D. G. Levcson Gower, a former M.C.C. player, strongly deprecated the adverse comments in regard to Mr. Gilligan's captaincy ... [Article] (202 words)
  • OUTRAGE IN BOMBAY. DESPERATE ATTACK. Attempted Abduction. BOMBAY, Jan. 13.

    In a fashionable quarter of Bombay last night a gang of armed men attacked a motor car with revolvers and knives, apparently with the object of deducting a Mobaminedan girl, ... [Article] (301 words)
  • RAILWAY DISASTERS. HEAVY DEATH-ROLL. Collisions in a Fog. LONDON, Jan. 13.

    The railway disaster in Westphalia was due to the driver of the Berlin to Cologne express failing to see the danger signal owing to fog. Twenty-three persons were ... [Article] (163 words)
  • AERIAL POLICY. A REMARKABLE TOWER. LONDON, Jan. 13.

    It is learned at the Air Ministry that the question of an air base at Singapore is being considered along with other Questions dealing with the general defence of Singapore, ... [Article] (163 words)
  • FORGED TRANSFERS. BANK'S LIABILITY. LONDON, Jan. 13.

    The executors of the late John Wilson, M.P., Edinburgh, are suing the Bank of England in the Edinburgh Court of Session claiming £60,000. The action involves an ... [Article] (150 words)
  • PACIFIC CABLE. A YEAR'S SURPLUS. LONDON, Jan. 14.

    The Pacific Cable Board, in its annual report to March 31, 1924, shows that the net surplus over expenditure amounted to £164,082. This the board considers should be devoted to ... [Article] (77 words)
  • ITALIAN POLITICS. FASCISTS' POLICY. LONDON, Jan. 13.

    The Rome correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph" says:—"Signor Salandra, Signor Giolitti, and Signor Orlando, the Liberal leaders, conferred secretly after yesterday's sitting of ... [Article] (112 words)
  • SEAMEN AGAIN DEFIANT. New Picking-up Place. MR. WALSH ARRESTED AT FREMANTLE. UNION TO SHOW CAUSE.

    The shipping strike in Sydney was further aggravated yesterday by the action of the Seamen's Union in changing the venue of their picking-up place to the Mechanics Institute, without reference to shipowners and in defiance of the award of the court. ... [Article] (227 words)
  • MR. TOM WALSH. Arrested at Fremantle. ALLEGED INCITING TO STRIKE. FREMANTLE, Wednesday.

    Mr. Tom Walsh, general president of the Australian Seamen's Union, was arrested to-night at Fremantle on a warrant from ... [Article] (75 words)
  • PICKING-UP DISPUTE. VENUE CHANGED.

    The high-handed attitude of the Seamen's Union in the picking-up dispute was carried a step further yesterday, when the assembly room was changed from the Communist Hall ... [Article] (332 words)
  • NO MEN OFFER. MESSAGE TO SHIPOWNERS.

    A defiant attitude was maintained by the members of the Sydney branch of the Seamen's Union yesterday in relation to picking-up places, and no men offered for employment ... [Article] (252 words)
  • FEDERATION MEETING. MELBOURNE AGREEMENT REAFFIRMED.

    The weekly meeting of the Waterside Workers' Federation was held yesterday morning when it was again decided by resolution to observe strictly the terms of the ... [Article] (269 words)
  • SEAMEN'S UNION. CITED TO SHOW CAUSE. "Insulting the Court." JUDGE'S WARNING. MELBOURNE, Wednesday.

    Mr. Justice Powers, in the Federal Arbitration Court to-day, granted an application for a rule nisi calling upon the Seamen's Union to show cause why it should not be ... [Article] (603 words)
  • RETURNED MEN. MORE REGISTRATIONS.

    Officials of the State Waterside Labour Exchange said that they registered during the day about 98 men, including a number of members of the old labour bureau, who had not ... [Article] (308 words)
  • STEAMER BALDINA MANNED. NEWCASTLE, Wednesday.

    The only change to-day in the shipping position in the port of Newcastle was the securing of a crew for the Adelnide Steamship Co.'s carge steamer Baldina. No ... [Article] (88 words)
  • BRISBANE SEAMEN. BRISBANE, Wednesday.

    At a special meeting of the Brisbane seamen to-day, the secretary (Mr. Burke) announced that a telegram had been received from the general secretary (Mr. Raeburn) stating that, ... [Article] (94 words)
  • OPINION IN ENGLAND. ME. WALSH'S TACTICS. Trenchant Criticism. LONDON. Jan. 14.

    Mr. Havelock Wilson, in the "Journal of the National Sailors' Union," spiritedly answers Mr. Walsh's article in the "Australian Seamen's Journal," criticising the ... [Article] (409 words)
  • TASMANIA. Federal Action. TO RESTORE SERVICES. MELBOURNE, Wednesday.

    Mr. Bruce, this week, despatched a telegram to the Premier of Tasmania (Mr. Lyons), asking for an exact statement of Tasmania's immediate requirements. ... [Article] (415 words)
  • THE LARGS BAY. CREW DISMISSED.

    On the failure yesterday, morning of the management of the Australian Commonwealth Line to secure seamen at the Mercantile Marine offices, 24 hours' notice of dismissal ... [Article] (113 words)
  • FREMANTLE. AVOIDED BY OVERSEA SHIPS. FREMANTLE, Wednesday.

    As a result of the recent strike of seamen at Fremantle, when the whole of the harbours services, including the work of the pilot and tug boats, were paralysed, ... [Article] (91 words)
  • BUREAU DISPUTE. CLAN MONROE TO BE WORKED. SIGNIFICANT CONFERENCE.

    Two important conferences were held in Sydney yestsrday. While the Adelaide, Fremantle, and Melbourne branches of the Waterside Workers' ... [Article] (229 words)
  • CLAN MONROE. MELBOURNE, Wednesday.

    The Wharf Labourers' Union decided to-day that its members should not work the Clan Monroe, which is due to arrive to-morrow. ... [Article] (29 words)
  • FLOODS. Bridge Washed Away. CROPS DAMAGED. Heavy Rain General.

    Reports from numerous country centres record exceptionally heavy rain. At Albury 680 points fell in 40 ... [Article] (477 words)
  • A CLOUDBURST. SERIOUS DAMAGE NEAR WAGGA. WAGGA, Wednesday.

    Further terrific storms have occurred throughout the district. Yesterday Wagga had about three-quarters of an inch of rain up to 6 p.m., but five miles out, along the Tarcutta ... [Article] (130 words)
  • DISTRICT REPORTS.

    COROWA, Wednesday.—Heavy rain is still falling. A washaway occurred at Brocklesby, detaining the arrival of the train from Sydney seven hours. With four inches of rain ... [Article] (203 words)
  • C. J. DE GARIS. Anxious to Return. REMANDED FOR EIGHT DAYS. AUCKLAND, Wednesday.

    C. J. De Garls appoared at the Court to-day and was formally charged with obtaining from Challes Francis Northcott, North Melbourne, £300 by means of a valueless cheque. ... [Article] (325 words)
  • MISSING WOMAN. CLOTHING AND LETTER FOUND.

    The fears entertained by the police that a tragedy was associated with the disappearance of Ethel Mande Cray, aged 35 years, from her home in Junction-road, Hornsby, on ... [Article] (94 words)
  • RAILWAY COLLISION. NEAR MORTUARY STATION. NINETEEN PEOPLE INJURED. Two Suburban Trains.

    A railway collision occurred at 6.30 o'clock last night almost opposite the Mortuary Station at Regent-street, on the Sydney side of the Redfern tunnel, or what is known as the bottle-neek. ... [Article] (199 words)
  • CAUSE OF ACCIDENT. Official Statement.

    At 10 o'clock last night, the Secretary for Railways (Mr. W. J. Morris) made the following official statement of the occurrence:- "The 6-13 p.m. empty carriage train from ... [Article] (283 words)
  • THE INJURED. IN SYDNEY HOSPITAL.

    HAROLD RICHARDS, aged 28 years, Ireland street, Burwood, compound fracture of both legs. Critical. THOMAS FITTON, aged 66 years, Concord, ... [Article] (880 words)
  • WHERE THE ACCIDENT OCCURRED.

    The diagram shows the section of the network of railway lines running into the Central Station at the point where the accident accurred. A train from the Contral Station travelled along the down suburban line, and was crossing over to the down main line near the signals almost oppasite the Mortuary Platform at ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (156 words)
  • AT THE SCENE. MAN'S TERRIBLE INJURIES.

    Thousands of people quickly gathered at tho scene, which clearly indicated the terrific force of the impact. Tralls of blood in some of the wrecked carriages told their ... [Article] (478 words)
  • SCENE IN YARDS. TERRIFIC IMPACT.

    The scene in the yards following the co[?] sion was remarkable. The impact attracted the whole of the yard staff on duty, and it was due to their prompt efforts that the ... [Article] (334 words)
  • TRAFFIC DISLOCATED.

    As a result of the accident four tracks were temporarily lost to the service, and this caused considerable dislocation of traffic. The up and down main lines and the up and down ...
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