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  2. WORKERS' COMPENSATION

    The very unusual step of raising a protest against a measure on the motion for its introduction to the House was taken in the Legislative Assembly yesterday by ...

    Article : 3,245 words
  3. LIQUOR AT DANCES.

    Sir,—As an advocate for strict sobriety at dances, may I enter the list against those who seem eager to introduce our young people to a life a swift moral ...

    Article : 373 words
  4. AIR MAILS.

    BRISBANE, May 13.—The second British air mail for Australia arrived at Brisbane at 4.20 p.m. to-day by the Qantas 'plane Hippomenes. The journey ...

    Article : 111 words
  5. Advertising

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    Advertising : 70 words
  6. STATE BATTERIES.

    The Minister for Mines (Mr. J. Scaddan), when, discussing yesterday the letter from "Prospector" which appeared in Tuesday's issue of "The West Australian." ...

    Article : 1,073 words
  7. TOBACCO INDUSTRY.

    CANBERRA, May 13.—An attack on the tobacco combine for its alleged exploitation of the consumers of Australia was made by several members of the House of ...

    Article : 841 words
  8. AN UNUSUAL PROCEDURE.

    Opposition to a motion for leave to introduce a Bill has seldom been raised in the Legislative Assembly. The last notable occasion on which these tactics were used ...

    Article : 87 words
  9. THE 1934 PLAN.

    MELBOURNE, May 13.—All the States except New South Wales have complied with the request made to the Governments by the special sub-committee of the Loan ...

    Article : 232 words
  10. SALE OF A HERCULES.

    CANBERRA, May 13.—The Minister for Defence (Mr. Chifley) said to-day that any difficulties remaining in either of the alternative methods by which the second ...

    Article : 182 words
  11. HOSPITAL INQUIRY.

    BRISBANE, May 13.—Dr. Cecil Arthu[?] Pittar, resident medical officer, giving evidence to-day before the Royal Commission which is inquiring into the death of ...

    Article : 146 words
  12. PAPER PULP.

    CANBERRA, May 13.—The proposed establishment of a paper pulp industry in Tasmania is favorably commented on in a report tabled in the House of ...

    Article : 310 words
  13. To the Editor, "The West Australian."

    Sir,—As an interested reader of the views of your correspondents on "Liquor at Dances." may I be permitted to write a few words in defence of our much ...

    Article : 373 words
  14. FUTURE OPERATIONS.

    BRISBANE, May 13.—I am very proud that an Australian was able to play a part in bringing the first and second air mails from England." said Air Commodore ...

    Article : 180 words
  15. AN ILLUMINATING GRAPH.

    This graph, illustrating the State and Commonwealth loan expenditure per head (exclusive of war loans), the Customs duties per head, and the exports per head, in the years 1907, 1910, 1913, 1921, 1925, 1927, and 1929. shows the causes of the nation's present embarrassment. In his recent speech the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 121 words
  16. HOYTS CAPITOL THEATRE.

    Mr. S. W. Perry, resident manager of Hoyts Theatres, Limited, in Western Australia, stated yesterday that the directors of his company intended to make two ...

    Article : 440 words
  17. DUTCH BID FOR TRAFFIC.

    CANBERRA, May 13.—The Postmaster-General (Mr. Green) informed Mr. White (U.A.P. Vic.), in the House of Representatives to-day that although he had been ...

    Article : 65 words
  18. DARWIN AERODROME.

    DARWIN, May 13.—In view of the possible establishment of regular air services between Australia and Europe, it is stated in Darwin that it is a matter ...

    Article : 74 words
  19. To the Editor, "The West Australian."

    Sir,—I think every right-minded person will agree that "Depression" deserves the thanks of the public for exposing the conduct of a pertain section of dancers in ...

    Article : 469 words
  20. STORM DAMAGE.

    Reports concerning the damage done along the sea front at Cottesloe during the recent storms were submitted to a meeting of the Cottesloe Municipal ...

    Article : 693 words
  21. LORD KYLSANT SUMMONSED.

    LONDON, May 13.—Lord Kylsant, the shipping magnate, informed the "Evening Standard" to-day that he has been served with two summonses relating to the affairs ...

    Article : 115 words
  22. TASMANIAN ELECTION.

    HOBART, May 13.—Counting of votes cast in the House of Assembly elections on Saturday should be completed to-morrow. For the Denison district. Mr. J. C. ...

    Article : 159 words
  23. FAMOUS RELIC SOLD.

    LONDON, May 12.—At Christie's aucton to-day an historic relic, known as the Howard Cup, was purchased for £11.000 by Lord Wakefield for ...

    Article : 110 words
  24. ALLEGATIONS WITHDRAWN.

    SYDNEY, May 13.—In the Legisiative Assembly to-day Mr. Foster (Nat.) withdrew the allegations he made against the Premier (Mr. Lang) recently that Mr. ...

    Article : 189 words
  25. HOYTS MAJESTIC THEATRES.

    In "The West Australian" yesterday the programmes of Hoyts Majestic Theatres at Perth and Fremantle were, through a typographical error, transposed. The ...

    Article : 34 words
  26. RESCUED EXPLORER.

    STOCKHOLM, May 13.—Mr. H. G. Watkins, the leader of the British Arctic Air Route Expedition in Greenland, Mr. Augustine Courtauld (who has just been ...

    Article : 89 words
  27. BROADCAST' PROGRAMMES.

    To-day.—7.30 a.m.: Town Hall chimes [?] Weather synopsis and forecast. 7.34; Sidin; price of wheat, wheat cables, produce marke report and fat stock report 7.40: Music, 8.0 ...

    Article : 399 words
  28. "VICTORY FOR SANE FINANCE."

    The following telegram was sent yesterday to the Premier of Tasmania (Mr. J. C. McPhee) by the president of the Nationalist Party of Western Australia (Mr. ...

    Article : 67 words
  29. FATALLY STABBED.

    SYDNEY, May 13.—Cecil McCormack, known as "Scotty" McCormack, who was released from gaol a fortnight ago, was fatally stabbed at Darlinghurst to-night. ...

    Article : 144 words
  30. To the Editor, "The West Australian."

    Sir,—I have read with interest the letters on "Liquor at Dances." As a result of my varied feelings I have ventured into print. The original correspondent ...

    Article : 242 words
  31. PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD.

    CANBERRA, May, 13.—Further important alterations in the organisation of the Commonwealth Public Service are foreshadowed in conversations now taking ...

    Article : 228 words
  32. "BRIBED WITH PROMISES."

    HOBART, May 13.—At the University commemoration to-day, the Lient-Governor (Sir Herbert Nicholl[?]) in the course of his speech recalled that the late ...

    Article : 163 words
  33. MILLIONAIRE MURDERED.

    THE HAGUE, May 12.—The body of Mr. E. Schauzier, the millionaire, head of the Dutch-Indian Sugar Union, who has been missing since Saturday, was ...

    Article : 79 words
  34. DOING WITHOUT A GOVERNOR

    MELBOURNE, May 13.—All members of the State Ministry are agreed that, owing to the serious financial position of the State and the urgent need for ...

    Article : 119 words
  35. HONEST GOVERNMENT.

    MELBOURNE, May 13.—A strong appeal for honest government was made by the Leader of the United Country Party (Mr. Allan) in the Legislative. Assembly ...

    Article : 97 words
  36. "ACROSS AFRICA ON FOOT."

    Messrs. Albert and Son, Ltd., booksellers, of Murray-street, Perth, have received a large consignment of copies of "Across Africa On Foot" by Ronald A Monson. ...

    Article : 131 words
  37. FEARS FOR A FISHERMAN.

    ADELAIDE, May 13.—Fears are entertained for the safety of J. West. who, with J. Lush and G. Hall, was fishing for butterfish with hand lines at the ...

    Article : 78 words
  38. 6ML.

    11 a.m. to noon: Shopping guide, reproduced music 12.30 p.m. to 2 p.m.: Reproduced music 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Reproduced music 5.43 p.m to 6.15 p.m.: Children's session 6.15 p.m. to ...

    Article : 104 words
  39. UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENTS.

    CANBERRA, May 13.—In reply to Mr. Gabb (S.A.), in the House of Representatives to-day, the Treasurer (Mr. Theodore) said that the question whether or ...

    Article : 52 words
  40. INTEREST RATES.

    ADELAIDE, May 13.—The State Savings Bank announces that on July 30 the rate of interest will be 4½ per cent, on deposits from £1 to £1.000 and on ...

    Article : 64 words
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