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  2. FINANCIAL OUTOOK.

    When the Legislative Assembly met yesterday afternoon, after having been in recess since December last, the Premier (Sir James Mitchell) was given ...

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  3. TARIFF ON BRANDY.

    CANBERRA, May 12.—By 28 votes to 27 in the House of Representatives to-night the additional duty imposed by the Scullin Ministry on brandy not bottled in ...

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  4. WATERSIDE REGULATIONS.

    MELBOURNE, May 12.—By a majority judgment, the Full Court of the High Court to-day dismissed an appeal by Joseph Dignan, a Commonwealth Inspector of ...

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  5. BURMESE REVOLT.

    CALCUTTA, May 12.—Following a daring attempt by Burmese rebels to capture Henzada, a town in Lower Burma, the Deputy Commissioner has imposed the ...

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  6. AIR MAILS.

    BATAVIA, May 12.—Beginning the first experimental Java-Australia air mail flight, the three-engined Fokker 'plane Abel Tasman left Batavia at 6 o'clock this morning. ...

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  7. ECONOMIC CONFERENCE.

    CANBERRA, May 12.—It is probable that in the near future a move will be made to give the House of Representatives an opportunity of expressing an ...

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  8. POLICE BATON CHARGE.

    SYDNEY, May 12.—Attempts by Communists to prevent unemployed men from accepting the dole at Port Kembla to-day were frustrated by the police after a ...

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  9. SPANISH RIOTS.

    MADRID, May 12.—While mobs were burning convents and churches and demonstrators were marching in procession to clamour outside the Ministry of the ...

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  10. AN OFFICIAL REVIEW.

    LONDON, May 11.—Latest information regarding the rebellion in Burma was contained in a statement presented to the House of Commons to-day by the ...

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  11. HOLLAND'S DETERMINATION.

    LONDON, May 11.—The fact that the Royal Dutch Air Line is proceeding with its experimental flight from Batavia to Melbourne despite Mr. Scullin's ...

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  12. INDIAN SITUATION.

    LONDON, May 11.—The various aspects of the situation in India were dealt with in answer to questions in the House of Commons to-day. The Secretary for India ...

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  13. "DISSOLUTION BY AUGUST."

    BRISBANE, May 12.—Mr. Forgan Smith, Leader of the Queensland branch of the Australian Labour Party, addressing a public meeting at Bundaberg last ...

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  14. LETTERS FROM BRITAIN.

    BRISBANE, May 12.—The Qantas mail 'plane Hippomenes, piloted by Mr. R. B. Tapp, arrived at Cloncurry from Darwin at 5.30 p.m. to-day with the second British ...

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  15. COUNTRY PARTY'S POLICY.

    MELBOURNE, May 12.—Speaking at Wangaratta to-night the Leader of the Federal Country Party (Dr. Earle Page) said that he was prepared to co-operate to ...

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  16. The Southern Cross.

    DARWIN, May 12.—The Southern Cross in which Air Commodore Kingsford Smith flew the second British air mail for Australia from Akvab to Darwin, is expected ...

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  17. AVIATION.

    LONDON, May 11.—In forecasting the Government policy regarding airships, following the loss of the R101, lobbyists suggest that no more airships will be ...

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  18. FIRST MAIL FROM AUSTRALIA.

    LONDON, May 11.—The first air mail from Australia to England, which has been flying to schedule since it left Darwin on April 27. is due at London on Thursday. ...

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  19. LEAGUE ATTACKED.

    LONDON, May 12.—The "Daily Express," on its front page to-day, makes a bitter attack on the League of Nations Union which it describes as well-meaning. ...

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  20. SALE OF HERCULES 'PLANE.

    MELBOURNE, May 12.—When the Imperial Airways 'plane City of Cairo was irreparably damaged at Kupang while it was bringing the first experimental air ...

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  21. TERRORIST OUTRAGE.

    CALCUTTA, May 12.—Terrorist out rages are again taking the form of train derailments, two cases of which have been reported. Early yesterday morning, near ...

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  22. AERIAL NAVIGATION.

    Since the commencement of the Perth Adelaide aerial mail service great benefit has been derived by pilots from information supplied by the weather bureau in ...

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  23. RUSSIAN BUTTER.

    LONDON, May 12.—The first consignment of 15,000 barrels of Russian butter was landed at London to-day, obviously to feel the market preparatory to heavier ...

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  24. COMMUNIST DEMONSTRATION.

    CALCUTTA, May 12.—The Jhansi branch of the Youth League, which is the Communist organisation in India, celebrated the anniversary of the Indian ...

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  25. RESCUED EXPLORER.

    COPENHAGEN, May 11.—Thanks to exceptional sledging conditions, including crisp snow and a downhill course, Mr. Augustine Courtauld, the young explorer ...

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  26. USE OF WIRELESS.

    When the Viastra monoplane made its forced landing at Bookarbie (about 20 miles east of Forrest) some weeks ago, news of the landing was received in ...

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  27. MR. SCULLIN'S COMMENT.

    CANBERRA, May 12.—Commenting to-day on the judgment of the High Court, the Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) said: "The decision of the Court merely ...

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  28. ANGLO-RUSSIAN DEBTS

    LONDON, May 11.—The reported breakdown of negotiations in sub-committee "B" of the Russian Debts and Claims Committee was the subject of several ...

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  29. VATICAN PROTEST.

    ROME, May 11.—It is reliably stated that the Vatican, through the Papal Nuncio at Madrid, will strongly protest to-day against the destruction of church ...

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  30. THE KING'S HEALTH.

    LONDON, May 11.—In view of the King's recent illness, it had been feared that he would be unable to attend the Royal variety performance at the ...

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  31. SILVER CURRENCY.

    OTTAWA, May 12.—The Canadian Prime Minister (Mr. R. B. Bennett) informed the House of Commons to-day that the Government had been in conference on ...

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  32. ACID BATH MURDER.

    MARSEILLES, May 11.—Grim details are being disclosed of the double murder in a lonely villa in the Province of Aixen in 1925, after which the bodies of the ...

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  33. FRENCH PRESIDENCY.

    PARIS, May 11.—The Foreign Minister (Mr. Briand) has agreed to stand for the French Presidency, which will become vacant next month, when M. ...

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  34. DEFAMATION ALLEGED

    BRISBANE, May 12.—An action for damages for alleged defamation was begun in the Supreme Court today. The plaintiff is George Sydney Webb and the ...

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  35. FAMOUS AIRMAN KILLED.

    PARIS, May 11.—Colonel de Malherbe, one of the original air aces, who joined the Air Service in 1911, received the second military air licence granted in ...

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  36. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY.

    WELLINGTON, May 12.—A sensational attempt at burglary accompanied by violence was made on W. G. Rossiter, pawnbroker, of Dunedin. ...

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  37. JOURNALIST'S DEATH.

    MELBOURNE, May 12.—A verdict of suicide was returned by the Coroner (Mr. Wade) at the inquest to-day on Embrey William Crawford (28), journalist, who ...

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  38. FOREIGNERS IN CHINA.

    LONDON, May 11.—In the House of Commons to-day the Foreign Secretary (Mr. A. Henderson) said that since his statement on extra-territoriality last ...

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  39. QUESTIONS IN PARLIAMENT.

    CANBERRA, May 12.—Replying to a question with respect to the High Court judgment on the waterside regulations by Mr. James (Lab N.S.W.) in the House ...

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  40. DARWIN SENTENCES.

    CANBERRA, May 12.—In the House of Representatives to-day, replying to an allegation that he had interfered in Court matters at Darwin at the dictation of an ...

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  41. PEER'S THREAT OF LIBEL.

    LONDON, May 12.—The publishers (Messrs. Putnam) announce that they are recalling all the copies of Prince Von Bulow's memoirs with the object of ...

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  42. DEATH IN THE BUSH.

    ONGERUP, May 10.—After having been missing for about 44 hours, during bitter winds and heavy falls of rain, Edward Hounsham (2½), youngest son of Mr. and ...

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  43. MR. LANG'S POLICY.

    LONDON, May 11.—There is much speculation in financial and official circles in London as to how Mr. A. C. Willis (the new Agent-General for New South ...

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  44. LOSS OF STEAMER FEARED.

    TOKIO, May 12.—A wireless message received from the steamer Dairen Maru (3,748 tons), owned by the Dairen Kisen Line, which was returning from Kamchatka ...

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  45. BRITISH MINISTERS.

    LONDON, May 11.—In the House of Commons to-day the Prime Minister (Mr. MacDonald), in answer to a question, said that no visits by Ministers to the ...

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  46. WAGE REDUCTION.

    WELLINGTON, May 12.—The application of the New Zealand Employers' Federation for a 20 per cent. reduction in award wages was before the Arbitration ...

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  47. MAIL ROBBERY.

    CANBERRA, May 12.—The postal matter, which with £10,000 in bank notes, was stolen from the Sydney-Canberra mail train on April 30, was delivered ...

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  48. CANADIAN LOAN.

    MONTREAL, May 11.—The response to the Government conversion loan, according to an announcement made late to-day, will result in the total ...

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  49. DIVORCE FOR INSANITY.

    PARIS, May 10.—Hitherto the French Courts have refused to recognise insanity as a ground for divorce, but the Seine Tribunal has now established a precedent ...

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  50. REMANDED FOR SENTENCE.

    MELBOURNE, May 12.—Reginald Guy Lillywhite, formerly secretary of the State War Council and later secretary of the Sailors and Soldiers' Widows and Widowed ...

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  51. BLAZE AT FREEZING WORKS.

    WELLINGTON, May 12.—The fellmongery department of the Smithfield Freezing Works, Timaru, was destroyed by fire this morning. Damage to the extent of ...

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