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  2. THE WOOL SCHEME.

    The Yorkshire newspapers consider that the Yorkshire Wool Federation's endorsement of the Australian realisation scheme ensures its ratification, but they continue ...

    Article : 260 words
  3. ADRIATIC TROUBLE.

    The Fiume Government announces that it has evacuated Mounts Lubian, Tomba, and other points on the frontier for tactical reasons. It is reported that Major ...

    Article : 98 words
  4. PRESENT DAY EVILS.

    The Rome correspondent of the United Press Association states that the Pope has issued a manifesto in which he says:—"The war is not over if men are still ...

    Article : 136 words
  5. COMMERCIAL OUTLOOK.

    The Stock Exchange is passing through a period of depression, with a considerable amount of forced liquidation. The failure of Farrow's Bank has revived unpleasant ...

    Article : 529 words
  6. IRELAND.

    Mr. Lloyd George states that documents found on Sinn Fein leaders proving their complicity in a German plot in 1918 will be published in a few days. ...

    Article : 37 words
  7. BRITISH POLITICS.

    The King's speech in proroguing Parliament said:—Attention is being given to the Greek situation. The Allies will endeavour to find a solution of the problem ...

    Article : 263 words
  8. ENTERTAINMENTS.

    A brief return season of eight nights was begun by Mr. Cedric Johnson's popular Vogues and Vanities Company at His Majesty's Theatre on Christmas night. The ...

    Article : 1,301 words
  9. W.A.T.C. CARNIVAL.

    The W.A.T.C. annual meeting opens today, and will be continued on the following Wednesday (Railway Stakes Day), Saturday (Cup Day), and Monday (Imperial ...

    Article : 801 words
  10. A DETERMINED AMBUSH.

    A police patrol met a determined ambush at Templemor (Tipperary). The attackers awaited an opportunity for some days and dug trenches across the roads, holding up ...

    Article : 73 words
  11. DIVISION AT FIUME.

    The Rome correspondent of the United Press Association states that, according to advices from Fiume, Major d'Annunzio's followers are divided as to whether they ...

    Article : 741 words
  12. LEAGUE OF NATIONS.

    Baron Hayashi (the new Japanese Ambassador to Britain), who has returned from the Geneva Conference, says that he was impressed greatly by the work which ...

    Article : 139 words
  13. MARTIAL LAW.

    A proclamation has been issued in the martial law area of Ireland compelling all householders from January 1, to affix to the inner side of their street doors, a list of ...

    Article : 51 words
  14. RAID ON A MONASTERY.

    A party of troops raided a Carmelite monastery in Aungier-street, Dublin, and discovered a revolver and ammunition in the public room. The father of the ...

    Article : 59 words
  15. SALARIES OF MINISTERS.

    A Select Committee of the House of Commons has proposed that the Prime Minister's salary be £8,000 a year. The report of the Committee says that it is ...

    Article : 72 words
  16. SCHEME DEFENDED.

    Sir Arthur Goldfinch has received a telegram from the Bradford Chamber of Commerce, expressing the opinion that it would be unwise to hand over the Government's ...

    Article : 559 words
  17. SINN FEIN ARSENAL.

    The troops captured a Sinn Fein arsenal in the Fermoy district (Cork), and seized thirty rifles, bombs, ammunition and a quantity of military equipment. ...

    Article : 34 words
  18. RAIN IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

    Heavy and continuous rain fell throughout the metropolitan and country areas today. Although the downpour will retard the gathering of the harvest to a certain ...

    Article : 149 words
  19. THE AGRICULTURAL BILL.

    The House of Commons concluded tonight its sitting of twenty-two hours. Twenty opponents of the Government marched through the division lobby twenty ...

    Article : 90 words
  20. MUNDARING CATCHMENT AREA.

    The direct advantages of forests to a nation are fairly well recognised by the vast majority of people, but their indirect value is not so widely recognised. Direct ...

    Article : 1,111 words
  21. EX-SERVICE MEN.

    Discharged Australian soldiers, absentees and other ex-service men continue to besiege Australia House (London). To-day several somewhat inebriated claimants ...

    Article : 41 words
  22. A BRUTAL MURDER.

    The police are still searching for the murderer of the young woman who was brutally done to death in a boarding house in Walker-street, North Sydney, on ...

    Article : 172 words
  23. OVERSEAS SETTLEMENT.

    To-day a representative of the Australian and New Zealand Press Association interviewed Lieutenant-Colonel L. Amery (Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies), ...

    Article : 613 words
  24. THE EX-KAISERIN.

    The Doorn (Holland) correspondent of the New York "Times" says that at the ex-Kaiser's Christmas party, Wilhelm was compelled to hasten to the bedside of the ...

    Article : 70 words
  25. TROUBLE ON ITALIAN SHIP.

    Trouble which occurred on the Italian ship Timavo (now lying in Fremantle) when that vessel was nearing the Equator on her run from Port Said to Australia, ...

    Article : 346 words
  26. AERIAL LIGHTHOUSES.

    The fact that a night as well as a day service is considered essential to the success of a commercial "airway" lends special interest to the deliberations now taking place ...

    Article : 821 words
  27. WOOL FOR POLAND.

    The British Government has contracted with Poland to sell to that country 35,000 bales of Australian and New Zealand wool for £1,150,000. The transaction has been ...

    Article : 151 words
  28. BOXING DAY.

    Boxing Day is one of the most popular holidays in the year, and is always observed in a very whole-hearted manner. There are various attractions for the ...

    Article : 260 words
  29. SIR THOMAS BEECHAM.

    Sir Thomas Beecham's creditors have accepted a proposal which will enable 20s. in the £ to be paid. Sir Thomas said that an estate of £1,500,000 would be available ...

    Article : 181 words
  30. JAPAN AND AMERICA.

    Viscount Uchida (Minister for Foreign Affairs) addressing a preliminary meeting of the Diet, expressed the opinion that a new treaty between Japan and America ...

    Article : 115 words
  31. STRUCK BY A BRIDGE.

    A train conductor named Richard Whyte, 24 years of age, narrowly escaped death during the journey of the Kalgoorlie-Perth express on Saturday. Engaged in the ...

    Article : 95 words
  32. GERMANY.

    Dr. Simons, the German Minister for Foreign Affairs, in the course of an article in the Frankfort "Zeitung" (the principal journalistic organ of the German financial ...

    Article : 112 words
  33. POWER FROM THE WATER TAP.

    The exhaustion of teh coal supplies of the world has no terrors for M. Colardeau, the French physicist, who, in a paper read before the Academie des Sciences in Paris ...

    Article : 351 words
  34. NAVAL AND ARMY VOTES.

    The Washington correspondent of the United Press Association states that the British reduction of the naval and army appropriations and estimates has ...

    Article : 86 words
  35. A DERBY MYTH.

    The pretensions to racecourse [?]mniscience of a 16-year-old boy and the simple trust of a man nearly twice his age were leading elements in a tale told in the Perth ...

    Article : 333 words
  36. PALESTINE.

    The Palestine Foundation Fund is assured. A manifesto signed by Lord Rothschild, Sir Alfred Mond, M.P., Dr. C. Weizmann and other distinguished Hebrews, ...

    Article : 149 words
  37. AUSTRALIA HOUSE.

    Although the Commonwealth Government practically sanctioned the application of the Whitley system of bonuses to the staff in Australia House (London), the details of ...

    Article : 160 words
  38. JAPAN AND RUSSIA.

    The Washington correspondent of the New York "Times" learns that Japan has informed the United States that it intends to resist by all of the means in her power ...

    Article : 79 words
  39. MARINE STEWARDS' STRIKE.

    The Christmas holidays have checked the negotiations for the settlement of the strike of marine stewards. There may be a resumption of the negotiations on ...

    Article : 70 words
  40. RUSSIAN REFUGEES.

    Two steamers with about 4,000 of General Wrangel's troops and Crimean refugees, arrived to-day at Cattaro (Dalmatia). Typhus made dreadful ravages on board, ...

    Article : 52 words
  41. EMPEROR OF JAPAN.

    The Emperor Yoshihito, who was ill for a long time, presided to-day over a meeting of the Privy Council, for the first time this year. He appeared to be almost ...

    Article : 52 words
  42. STEAMERS RE-NAMED.

    The Union Steamship Company of New Zealand has caused the steamers Cape Colony, Cape Natal, and Antwerpen to be re-named Kaitoki, Kaikorai, and Kairanga ...

    Article : 30 words
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