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  2. SIR R. GIBSON BROADCASTS AN ADDRESS.

    The chairman of the Commonwealth Bank Board (Sir Robert Gibson), in a broadcast address last night, said that the Commonwealth Bank would never ...

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  3. NEW BILLS.

    The State Cabinet has four bills ready for presentation to Parliament, and if they are passed by both Houses, they will bring about revolutionary changes in the State laws. ...

    Article : 328 words
  4. THE LANDSLIDE

    The large hanging cliff-face of the Dog Face Rock, near Katoomba, crashed hundreds of feet into the Jamieson valley about 2 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. ...

    Article : 520 words
  5. BULLET STRIKES TRAIN.

    A bullet, fired from some firearm, struck the train in which the leader of the Nationalist party (Mr. T. R. Bavin) was travelling from Bowral to Sydney ...

    Article : 354 words
  6. CUSTOMS CHANGES.

    The leader of the Federal National party (Mr. Latham), who arrived in Melbourne from Canberra yesterday, was outspoken about the position created by the announcement of the ...

    Article : 180 words
  7. AUSTRALIA.

    Most useful service is rendered to Australia by the "Financial Times' " publication of a special illustrated 24-page Australian supplement, containing 66 columns of letterpress, in ...

    Article : 544 words
  8. MAY DAY Passes Quietly.

    May Day celebrations in different parts of the world were, generally speaking, among the quietest on record. At Moscow 1,000,000 people took part ...

    Article : 731 words
  9. SEARCH PARTY

    A message from Copenhagen says that fears are entertained for the safety of Mr. Watkins, leader of an expedition which is searching for Mr. Augustus Courtauld in Greenland. ...

    Article : 277 words
  10. STATE BANK.

    Under the powers granted by the State legislation, the Commonwealth Bank has made money available to the Government Savings Bank of New South Wales for the relief of ...

    Article : 301 words
  11. INDIA.

    The Bengal Government has issued a proclamation, announcing that owing to the dangerous and disturbed state of certain areas near Chittagong and the conduct of the ...

    Article : 121 words
  12. MAIL ROBBERY.

    Although intensive investigations have been made by detectives from police headquarters and the General Post Office during the past two days, very little light has been thrown ...

    Article : 238 words
  13. GUARANTEES

    In regard to the proposal of Mr. Lang that Parliament should be asked to enact legislation to provide for insurance societies, associations, and companies depositing with the ...

    Article : 595 words
  14. LABOUR SPLIT.

    An appeal to the Courts may be made to decide whether the new Labour party formed by the Theodore faction or the existing A.L.P. executive is the constitutional Labour party. ...

    Article : 644 words
  15. HUGE FORTUNE.

    Mr. George F. Baker, the third richest man in the United States, died to-day of pneumonia, at the age of 91. The doyen of American bankers, he was ...

    Article : 122 words
  16. ANIMALS STOLEN

    Three guinea pigs and one rabbit were stolen from the inoculation room in the Veterinary Science School of the University on Saturday afternoon. The University ...

    Article : 231 words
  17. TRADE REVIEW.

    The Stock Exchange account, which closed on Thursday, was a very unsatisfactory one for almost all departments, except gilt-edged securities, which rallied strongly after the ...

    Article : 697 words
  18. RICH GOLD FIND.

    A man named Irving, who has been prospecting at Goongarrie, lodged 600 ounces of gold in a Kalgoorlie bank yesterday. He found it in a pocket. ...

    Article : 77 words
  19. AIR MAIL.

    The Southern Cross, carrying Australian mail for Britain, arrived at Akyab at 10.30 o'clock this morning from Rangoon. The mail was transferred from the Southern ...

    Article : 64 words
  20. STRIKE SETTLED.

    After having thrown the Stockton Borehole mine idle for a week, the strike which occurred because a member of the local miners' lodge refused to pay sixpence as an instalment to ...

    Article : 82 words
  21. CITY OF CAIRO.

    Pilot Muller and a mechanic named Garner, of the Imperial Airways 'plane City of Cairo, passed through Broome on Saturday on the Koolinda, en route to Perth. ...

    Article : 92 words
  22. MISHAP TO 'PLANE.

    While searching on Saturday morning for the body of a boy who was drowned in Botany Bay the pilot of an aeroplane descended too low, and his machine struck the water and ...

    Article : 383 words
  23. THE KING

    The King, accompanied by the Queen, was again out in the grounds at Windsor Castle to-day. In bright sunshine before lunch they took a walk, in the course of which they met ...

    Article : 102 words
  24. RUNAWAY RAILWAY CARRIAGE.

    While the carriage of the Premier (Mr. Moore) was being shunted into the middle of a train on the Gayndah line yesterday, it broke loose, and careered five miles down a ...

    Article : 122 words
  25. RUSSIAN DUMPING.

    The Conservative party leader (Mr. Stanley Baldwin), addressing the Primrose League, emphasised the importance of devoting the energies of the Conservative party to achieving the ...

    Article : 129 words
  26. BANK BILL.

    Interest in all other political matters has been overshadowed by the decision of the Senate to summon the chairman of the Commonwealth Bank Board (Sir Robert Gibson) ...

    Article : 431 words
  27. FOREIGNERS IN CHINA.

    Negotiations between China, Britain, and other interested Powers regarding the abolition of extraterritoriality have broken down. The Powers raised four major points:—(1) ...

    Article : 152 words
  28. CHILD DROWNED.

    Honor Cox, one year and eight months old, was drowned in a dam containing about 3ft of water, within 150yds of her parents' residence near Campbelltown on Saturday ...

    Article : 109 words
  29. PARACHUTIST'S FALL.

    The Norwegian parachutist Haakon Qviller was killed instantly at Oamaru yesterday. He fell more than 5000 feet from a plane piloted by Captain White. The parachute failed to ...

    Article : 110 words
  30. STREPHON II.

    The "Evening Standard" says that Strephon II. has been sold to Mr. Gerald Deane, acting on behalf of himself and Mr. Somerville Tattersall, who intend to race the horse jointly. ...

    Article : 153 words
  31. RANDWICK BY-ELECTION.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 89 words
  32. DAVIS CUP.

    In the first round of the Davis Cup at Dusseldorf, South Africa eliminated Germany, 3-0; and at Montreux, Switzerland, Ireland eliminated Switzerland, 3-0. Ireland will now ...

    Article : 107 words
  33. ARMED MEN.

    Armed with revolvers, two men, one of whom was wearing a mask, bailed up the stationmaster at Middle Footscray last night and stole about £14. The thieves are believed ...

    Article : 131 words
  34. INDUSTRIAL OUTLOOK.

    The Federation of British Industries, in a business forecast for the second quarter of 1931, states that the past quarter witnessed a perceptible improvement in the domestic ...

    Article : 76 words
  35. UNDERGROUND EXPLOSIONS.

    What are believed to be terrific underground explosions are occurring at intervals, giving Westport and the surrounding district severe shakings. They are worse during the night ...

    Article : 71 words
  36. INCENDIARISM.

    An attempt to burn down the Castlemaine Hotel, near Queen's Bridge, was frustrated to-night by the prompt arrival of firemen. Preparations to extend the fire were found ...

    Article : 83 words
  37. INSURANCE POLICIES.

    Two leading Australian Insurance companies, in answer to insured persons' inquiries, say that claims against policies registered in London will be paid in sterling. They will refuse, ...

    Article : 45 words
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