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  2. THE METROPOLITAN.

    There were fewer people at Randwick yesterday than on Saturday, but no appreciable difference in the density of the crowd that flowed across the lawns and through the ...

    Article : 364 words
  3. AROUND AUSTRALIA.

    Bronzed by the sun and looking fit and well, Messrs. W. G. Buckingham, J. Pennins, and H. Morris, termed "the adventurous three," who have set themselves the task of walking ...

    Article : 140 words
  4. LATE CABLE NEWS

    The Catholic Federation Conference has agreed to a resolution stating that Catholics could not be Socialists. It advises Catholic trade unionists to refuse to pay a ...

    Article : 103 words
  5. TREATY OF VERSAILLES.

    A message from Paris says that M. Clemenceau, speaking at the unveiling of a statue to himself in the Vendome, said: "We made Germany bow the knee at Versailles. ...

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  6. DISARMAMENT.

    Speaking in the League at Nations Assembly. Captain Bruce (Australia) said that the waste each year on disarmament was a question for very serious thought. He ...

    Article : 380 words
  7. NORTHERN TERRITORY.

    The section of the Commonwealth Public Works Committee reached Wave Hill, after a fairly rough trip, on Sunday, September 27, and on the following day took evidence from ...

    Article : 498 words
  8. CITY ELECTIONS.

    The names of the candidates who are to contest 11 out of the 13 wards at the coming City Council elections in the interests of the ratepayers, and under the auspices of the ...

    Article : 270 words
  9. ARBITRATION.

    Keen disappointment at the decision of Mr. Justice Powers in rejecting the claim for the basic wage standard is expressed in a statement by Mr. P. J. Clarey, on behalf of the ...

    Article : 432 words
  10. WORLD FLIGHT.

    Sir Keith Smith, who was interviewed by a representative of the "Daily News," said he hoped that he and his brother would be able to begin their proposed world flight in the ...

    Article : 139 words
  11. MOTORING ACCIDENT.

    A sensational accident occurred at Old Hickey's Creek, at the turn-off of the Kempsey-Bollbrook-road, on Saturday night. The Carlson Vaudeville Company were returning by ...

    Article : 154 words
  12. AUSTRALASIAN FOOTBALLERS.

    "Sporting Life" states that when arrangements were made for the visit of the Australasian footballers all clubs agreed to charge 2/ for admission to matches in which the visitors ...

    Article : 93 words
  13. EIGHT-HOUR DAY.

    Relenting from its threatening attitude of Sunday night and the early morning of yesterday, the weather for Eight-hour Day turned out bright and crisp, and the day's ...

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  14. BRITISH COAL TRADE.

    Sir William Plender, who was appointed to arbitrate on the dispute regarding the proportion of the increased wages of miners payable by the owners, has ruled that the coal-owners ...

    Article : 141 words
  15. FEDERAL REVENUE.

    Each month since July the amount of revenue received in import duties by the Customs Department has shown a decrease. The returns for September were issued on ...

    Article : 163 words
  16. THE NEW CANDIDATES.

    Mr. W. W. Warr is well-known in Belmore ward, which he is to contest. He has been in business in Sydney on his own account for the past 12 years. He has lived all his life ...

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  17. ON THE LAWN.

    The dressing at Randwick yesterday was even more drab than it was on Saturday, and winter garments were seen on every side. The millinery struck the only bright note, and ...

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  18. NAVIGATION ACT.

    The Minister for Customs (Mr. Massy Greene), replying to a deputation from the executive council of the Federated Seamen's Union, which asked for alterations or ...

    Article : 238 words
  19. THE PLAGUE.

    Although a large number of rats were brought into the Board of Health for investigation yesterday, none was found with any traces of bubonic plague. ...

    Article : 174 words
  20. WASHINGTON CONFERENCE.

    Principal interest in Federal circles at present is directed, to the probable intentions of the Federal Ministry with regard to the representation of Australia in ...

    Article : 701 words
  21. CASUALTIES.

    Late on Sunday evening the body of George Huxley was found in the Domain near Richmond-terrace. In a pocket was Huxley's name written on a piece of paper, and underneath ...

    Article : 42 words
  22. IMPORT RESTRICTIONS.

    The Minister for Trade and Customs, Mr. Massy Greene) announces that importations will, in future, be allowed of goods produced or manufactured in the Saar basin and ...

    Article : 107 words
  23. YOUNG MAN'S THROAT CUT.

    William M'Turk, 25, a bricklayer, of Yarrastreet, Richmond, Victoria, was found in a lavatory at the Central Railway Station yesterday afternoon with his throat cut. A razor ...

    Article : 54 words
  24. FALL FROM TRAM.

    Theresa Smith, 54, residing at 87 Augustus-street, Leichhardt, fell whilst alighting from a moving tram in George-street, city, last night, Suffering from scalp wounds and ...

    Article : 47 words
  25. "LOANS AND LOYALTY."

    Sir,—In his speech at the Eight-hour Day dinner Senator Gardiner is reported to have said: "Not long ago we had it flashed across the world that the Labour Government of ...

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  26. STATE COALMINE.

    The terms laid down by the Government in respect to reopening the Baralaba State coal mine have been accepted by the men. At a conference of representatives of the men ...

    Article : 106 words
  27. WOMAN SEVERELY SCALDED.

    During the progress of a picnic at the Gap, near Wagga, the ladies were preparing refreshments, and Mrs. C. Mason, who was in charge of the tea and coffee, was crossing from ...

    Article : 67 words
  28. SYDNEY G.P.O.

    The remodelling of the Sydney General Post Office, which has been the subject of a departmental controversy for some considerable time, was further inquired into by the ...

    Article : 279 words
  29. A PECULIAR ACCIDENT.

    A peculiar accident occured in front of the Wagga Post-office last night, as a result of which Maisie Hann lies at her home in an unconscious condition. It appears that the girl ...

    Article : 126 words
  30. MOUNT MORGAN.

    A message from Rockhampton says that reports have been current that the Mount Morgan mine is likely to reopen, but inquiries at Mount Morgan show that, until a decision is given by ...

    Article : 69 words
  31. THE RACING.

    Yesterday the ring-men made an early start with their work on the Metropolitan, and up to midday, when the betting commenced on the first race. David held pride of place in the quotations, at 2 to 1, ...

    Article : 1,377 words
  32. TEAMSTER FATALLY INJURED.

    On Saturday afternoon John Mullavery, a teamster employed by Albert Zweck, carting chaff, sustained injuries from which he succumbed yesterday in Albury Hospital. His ...

    Article : 96 words
  33. SAMOAN POSTAGE STAMPS.

    Samoa will shortly have her own national postage stamps. A very tasteful design for the new stamps has been made in London to the order of the New Zealand Government. It ...

    Article : 159 words
  34. FATAL SHOOTING ACCIDENT.

    A shooting accident occurred at the residence of Mr. C. Connor, Bourke-street, Wollongong, yesterday afternoon. A girl named Mona Bozeat, of 226 Crown-street, ...

    Article : 121 words
  35. COLLIERY DISASTER.

    The members of the Royal Commission made a further inspection of the Mount Mulligan mine this morning, thus completing the investigation of the whole colliery. They ...

    Article : 408 words
  36. LOANS FOR ELECTRIC LIGHT.

    Applications for granting Orders-in-Council in respect to the installation of electric light and power in the various local Government areas, have been made to the ...

    Article : 171 words
  37. EASTERN TRADE.

    Increases in freight rates of about £1 per ton were announced to-day bv shipping companies trading to the East. Only small quantities of cargo have been shipped to the East ...

    Article : 98 words
  38. RUSSIAN FAMINE.

    The special correspondent of the "Chicago Tribune" in Moscow writes a moving description of the frantic stampede of famine stricken refugees into the Caucasus and Turkestan, ...

    Article : 145 words
  39. STREET PROCESSIONS.

    Echoes of former acrimonious, debates by the Melbourne City Council regarding the vexed question of street processions were heard at the council meeting to-day, ...

    Article : 213 words
  40. FREEZING WORKS.

    The wages and conditions of enginedrivers employed in freezing works and refrigerating undertakings in New South Wales were determined in an award delivered by the ...

    Article : 181 words
  41. OLD-AGE AND INVALID PENSIONS.

    The old age pensions in force on October 1 numbered 103,429, and the invalid pensions 38,479. ...

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  42. INFLUENZA.

    An outbreak of influenza is reported to have occurred in the Solomon Islands. So far 252 cases have been notified, including one of pneumonic symptoms. There has been one death. ...

    Article : 67 words
  43. NEW WIRELESS STATION.

    To test the efficiency of the wireless plant to be installed on Willis Island to give warning of the approach of cyclones, the Director of Navigation (Captain J. K. Davis) will ...

    Article : 122 words
  44. MR. LLOYD GEORGE.

    Considerable pressure is being used to induce. Mr. Lloyds George to reconsider his decision not to go to Washington. It is pointed out that it will be possible for him to ...

    Article : 59 words
  45. OFFER OF A TRAWLER.

    Mr. Fihelly informed Mr. Petrie in the Legislative Assembly that the Government bad offered a State trawler, with all spare parts, to the New South Wales Government ...

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  46. AIRMAN'S ILL-LUCK.

    Ill-luck appears to dog Lieut. R. J. Parer in his eudeavour to fly round Australia. His first attempt several weeks ago ended disastrously at Gisborne, and on Saturday ...

    Article : 101 words
  47. QUEENSLAND LOAN.

    Mr. Fihelly, referring to-day to the forth-coming State loan, stated there would be no compulsion. It was gathered from the Treasurer that the Loan Bill will be introduced in the ...

    Article : 70 words
  48. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The death is announced of Sir William Garforth, who invented a method for extinguishing coal dust and gaseous explosions in mines, and the Weg life-saving apparatus. ...

    Article : 76 words
  49. QUEENSLAND STATIONS.

    A tour of the State stations has just oeen completed,by the general manager, Mr. Barr, who has submitted reports to the Minister. The reports generally indicated that a state ...

    Article : 63 words
  50. FIRE IN A COALMINE.

    A fire occurred in the Taupirl Company's coal mine at Rotorawa on Sunday. It is reported to be still burning strongly. The mine has been closed for work, and water is being ...

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  51. SUPPOSED CENTENARIAN'S DEATH.

    William White, who died in the Wellington Home for the Aged and Needy, claimed to have been born on the day of Waterloo, June l8, 1815, making him 106 years old. He came ...

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