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  2. RECORD BALLOON ASCENT

    INNSBRUCK (Tyrol), May 29.—While anxiety for their safety had been growing world-wide, it appears that Professor Piccard and his assistant, Dr. Kipfer landed ...

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  3. ANARCHIST PLOT.

    ROME, May 29.—Michele Schirrn, a Sardinian who was arrested in Rome on February 5 and charged with having plotted to kill Signor Mussolini, was sentenced ...

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  4. PREMIERS CONFIDENT.

    Confidence in the successful outcome of the present financial discussions was expressed by the Premiers' Conference in a motion carried at the close of yesterday's session in Melbourne. The shortening of the term of the proposed new conversion loan, ...

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  5. STORMS IN ENGLAND

    LONDON, May 28.—Violent thunderstorms broke over the south of England last night and in the early hours of to-day, causing considerable damage, particularly ...

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  6. ANTI-VATICAM RIOTS.

    ROME, May 29.—As a result of Fascist students breaking the windows of the offices of the Catholic Action Party, as a protest against the distribution of tracts ...

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  7. UNITED STATES FINANCE.

    WASHINGTON, May" 28.—Following a report by the United States Treasury De­partment that the deficit had passed the billion dollars (about £200,000,000) mark, ...

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  8. FEW BUYERS IN LONDON.

    LONDON, May 29.—Falls in Australian stocks yesterday coincide with a slighter drop in British gilt-edged securities but the very high decline in those Australian ...

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  9. CONCILIATION LAW.

    CANBERRA. May 20.—The Attorney-General (Mr. Brennan), in the House of Representatives to-day, moved the second reading of a Bill to amend still further ...

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  10. WATERSIDE PREFERENCE

    CANBERRA, May 29.—The Attorney-General (Mr. Brennan), who was in consultation with the Governor-General (Sir Isaac Isaacs) at Yarralumla for over an ...

    Article : 182 words
  11. AEROPLANE MISSING.

    CANBERRA. May 29.—The Prime Min­ister's Department has received a report from the Administrator of New Guinea that an aeroplane in charge of Pilot J. L. ...

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  12. HAIR CLOTH DUTIES.

    CANBERRA, May 29.—The Federal Ministry's amendments to the Customs tariff were further considered in Committee in the House of Representatives ...

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  13. N.S.W. SAVINGS BANK.

    MELBOURNE. May 29.—At the conclusion of the meeting of directors of the Commonwealth Bank today the chairman (Sir Robert Gibson) ...

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  14. ISOLATED COUNTRY.

    ADELAIDE, May 29.—A meeting of shareholders of Guinea Airways Ltd. was informed by the chairman of directors to-day that Mr. J. L. Trist, a junior pilot ...

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  15. POSITION AT BRISBANE.

    BRISBANE, May 29.—Volunteer workers and members of the Waterside Workers' Federation holding discs returned to work on the Brisbane waterfront to-day. ...

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  16. M. BRIAND IN OFFICE.

    PARIS, May 28.—There was a stormy debate in the Chamber of Deputies today. M. Franklin Bouillon, M. Briand's implacable opponent, moving for M. ...

    Article : 183 words
  17. SOUTH AUSTRALIAN ECONOMIES

    ADELAIDE, May 29.—The Pubic Service Commissioner (Mr. L. C. Hunkin), who returned to-day from Melbourne, where, in his official capacity, he has ...

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  18. AERONAUTS HONOURED.

    BRUSSELS. May 29.—King Albert has conferred the Order of King Leopold upon Professor Piccard and Dr. Kipfer. ...

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  19. AVIATION.

    TOKIO. May 29.—Mr. Thomas Ash left this morning for Sabushiro Beach, near Aomori, whence he will leave to-morrow on a non-stop flight across the Pacific in ...

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  20. WRECK OF STEAMER

    WELLINGTON, May 29.—The Nautical Court, which inquired into the wreck of the steamer Progress, near Wellington, on May 1, found that the wreck could have ...

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  21. QUEENSLAND PARLIAMENT.

    BRISBANE, May 29.—The State Parliament, which was not expected to open the new session until about July, will probably be called together for a ...

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  22. FREE TRADE.

    LONDON, May 28.—There is every prospect that keen political controversy will take place on fiscal questions during the next few months. A convention of ...

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  23. PROCEDURE DENOUNCED.

    CANBERRA, May 29.—When the Minister for Customs (Mr. Forde), in the Honse of Representatives to-day, moved for the printing of several reports by the Tariff ...

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  24. ENGLAND TO INDIA.

    LONDON, May 28.—Captain Neville Stack and Mr. J. R. Chaplin will leave tomorrow at dawn in an attempt in an attempt to fly to India and back in six days. ...

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  25. WINDJAMMERS' RACE.

    LONDON". May 29.—Within 45 minutes the three-master Favell (111 days out of Wallaroo), the smallest windjammer in the fleet, and the four-master Lawhill (105 ...

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  26. INTERSTATE TRAVEL

    MELBOURNE, May 29.—The Premier of Tasmania (Mr. McPhee) was advised to-­day that the Eastern, and Australian Line steamer Nellore would be permitted to ...

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  27. HOME ON LEAVE.

    LONDON, May 29.—Pilot Officer John Gnerson has arrived at Lympne after a solo flight from Karachi in four and a half days in a secondhand Gipsy Moth. He is ...

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  28. CHAMPION BILLIARDS PLAYER

    CANBERRA, May 29.—The Attorncy-General, (MY. Brennan) promised in the House of Representatives to-day to consider a suggestion by Mr. Marks (U.A.P., ...

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  29. AMERICAN ACHIEVEMENT.

    JACKSONVILLE BEACH (Florida). May 28.—Messrs. Walter Lees and Frederick Brossy, of Detroit, flying a Dieselmotored monoplane, have set a new world's ...

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  30. EXTRA DAY'S ADJOURNMENT.

    CANBERRA. May 20.—A motion by the Attorney-General (Mr. Brennan) that the House, at its rising to-day, should adjourn until Wednesday instead of Tuesday. ...

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  31. CHILD ENDOWMENT SYSTEM.

    BRISBANE, May 29.—The Minister for Labour and Industry (Mr. Sizer) is considering the 'feasibility' of a system of childhood endowment or the making of ...

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  32. NEXT FEDERAL ELECTION.

    BRISBANE. May 29.—Messrs. G. Lawson. G. Taylor, J. J. MacGinley and J. J. McLaughlin have been endorsed to contest a Labour plebiscite for selection for ...

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  33. MR. SCOTT AT RANGOON.

    RANGOON, May 29.—Mr. C. W. A. Scott reached Rangoon at 3.30 pan. to-day on his return flight from Australia to England. He left Singapore at 1 p.m. ...

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  34. WOMAN'S DISAPPEARANCE.

    BRISBANE. May 29.—The Chief Justice (Sir James Blair), in the Supreme Court to-day, made an order that Alice Mary Bassiugthwaite should be presumed ...

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  35. PETROL TARIFF.

    SYDNEY, May 29.—At the rasumed inquiry by the Tariff Board into the duty on petrol, Mr. Hamilton Knight, chairman of the Shale Oil Standing Committee, ...

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  36. AFFLUENCE TO POVERIY.

    LONDON, May 29.—The "Daily Express" states that Mrs. James White, the widow of the millionaire financier and theatre and racehorse owner, who ...

    Article : 96 words
  37. UNCLAIMED BAWRA FUNDS.

    MELBOURNE, May 29.—Mr. Justice McArthur, in the Banco Court to-day, reserved judgment on the question of the ownership of about £33.713 which the ...

    Article : 55 words
  38. NOT WANTED IN FRANCE.

    PARIS, May 29.—Miss "Texas" Guinan. who threatens to invade Europe with a "whoopee" contingent from New York, has been refused permission to land in ...

    Article : 53 words
  39. CRIMINAL ASSAULT ALLEGED.

    BOULDER, May 29.—At the Boulder Police Court to-day, George Christopher Kelly (21) was charged with having, near the Boulder Cemetery, committed a ...

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  40. PLAGUE AT CONVENT.

    CALCUTTA. May 29.—Two European nuns have died at the Good Shepherd Con­vent. Bangalore, from what is believed to be cholera and five have been taken to ...

    Article : 35 words
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