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  2. FINANCIAL PROBLEM

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—On behalf of the trading banks of Australia, which met in conference in Melbourne this week at the invitation of the Prime Minister (Mr. ...

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  3. BRITISH MINISTRY.

    LONDON, Feb. 24.—The fate of the Trade Disputes Bill (which is the major measure in the Government programme) continues to hang on a thread. The ...

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  4. DUTY ON SHEEPSKINS.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—The future of the export duty on sheepskins will be decided almost immediately after the Federal Parliament reassembles next week. ...

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  5. WAGE REDUCTION.

    At a protracted meeting of the Perth Chamber of Commerce last night the question of wages was discussed at some length and ultimately the following ...

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  6. WHEAT CONFERENCE

    PARIS, Feb. 23.—The European wheat conference, which is an outcome of M. Briand's scheme for a European Federation, met in camera here to-day to ...

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  7. HONOUR TO MELBA.

    SYDNEY, Feb. 24.—The body of Dame Nellie Melts lay embalmed throughout to-day at the private hospital where yesterday she died, to the sorrow and regret ...

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  8. THE LABOUR SPLIT.

    SYDNEY, Feb. 24.—Federal Labour members representing New South Wales constituencies who do not favour Mr. Lane's proposals met to-day in an informal ...

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  9. MR. SCULLIN'S SYMPATHY.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—When informed yesterday of the death of Dame Nellie Melba. the Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) said:—"It is with very deep regret that I ...

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  10. BRITISH MINISTER'S MESSAGE.

    CANBERRA, Feb. 24.—The Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) has received the following telegram from the Secretary of State for the Dominions (Mr. Thomas): ...

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  11. STRONG MELBOURNE PROTEST.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—Convened by the president of the Graziers' Association of Victoria (Mr. G. D. .Kelly), a of sheep breeders, graziers stock agents. ...

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  12. ANECDOTE OF EARLY CAREER.

    SYDNEY, Feb. 24.—Old residents of Bathurst recall that the late Dame Nellie Melba Rave a concert there in the early eighties. There was an audience of six ...

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  13. POSSIBLE EXECUTIVE ACTION.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—The president of the Federal executive of the Australian Labour Party (Mr. J. J. Kenneally, M.L.A.) passed through Melbourne to-day ...

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  14. RAILWAY MYSTERY.

    On the arrival in Perth of a train from Meekatharra yesterday morning it was stated that a man had disappeared during the journey, after having locked himself ...

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  15. MR. LANG'S POLITICAL SPHERE.

    SYDNEY, Feb. 24.—Rumours that the Premier of New South Wales (Mr. Lang) had decided to forsake State politics aud contest a Federal seat at the first election ...

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  16. FERTILISER SUPPLY.

    Invited yesterday to reply to statements that the Government was making a profit of 5/ per ton on superphosphate, supplied to farmers under the Agricultural Bank ...

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  17. POINTS FOR OVERSEAS.

    LONDON, Feb. 23.—In an article on the wheat conference at Paris "The Times" points out that by oversea countries will be expected to agree limitation of the ...

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  18. EAST SYDNEY SEAT.

    SYDNEY, Feb. 24.—The Leader of the Federal Opposition (Mr. Latham) sent a telegram to- the Postmnster-General (Mr. Green) yesterday, asking that "in ...

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  19. IN VICTORIA.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—The Premier (Mr. Hogan) announced to-day that the State Ministry had arranged for a special train to convey the remains of Dame ...

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  20. WATERFRONT WORK.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—"Short" of financial repudiation, it would be difficult to conceive a more serious blow at Australia's future welfare than arbitrary ...

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  21. CAMBRIDGE MYSTERY.

    LONDON, Feb. 24.—The mysterious death of Francis Ellis (19) a freshman of the Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, whose trussed body was found in his ...

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  22. THE COMING SEASON.

    Discussing yesterday the position of deliveries of superphosphate this season, the Acting Premier (Mr. C. G. Latham) said that his latest reports from the Railway ...

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  23. AVIATION.

    SYDNEY, Feb. 24.—C. C. Wakefield and Co., Ltd., have received a cable message stating that Mr. Neville Stack will attempt, a record flight from England to ...

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  24. THE WAR DEBT.

    SYDNEY, Feb, 24.—"The repudiation seek not only to place Australia outside the British Commonwealth of Nations by a speakin quibble about the ...

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  25. A REQUEST TO MR. SCULLIN.

    The following message was scut to the Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) by Senator Lynch by lettergram yesterday:— "Kindly advice me if your Government ...

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  26. SIR JAMES MITCHELL'S VIEW.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—The Premier of Western Australia (Sir James Mitchell) made the following statement to-day:—"When the Premiers' Conference resumes ...

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  27. ACROSS THE TASMAN.

    AUCKLAND, Feb. 24.—Mr. F. C. Chichester, who flew from England to Australia a little over 12 months ago, to-day denied a report that he intended to fly ...

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  28. THE FEDERAL ORDER.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—In a unanimous judgment, the Full Court of the Federal Arbitration Court today dismissed the application of the Federal ...

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  29. MAGNIFICENT TRIBUTES.

    LONDON, Feb. 23.—To the late Dame Nellie Melba, whose illness was very closely followed by the newspapers, the British Press has paid magnificent tribute, and ...

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  30. RED SEA SLAVE TRADE

    LONDON, Feb. 24.—Replying to questions in the House of Commons to-day regarding the, Red Sea slave trade the Under-Secretary of the Foreign Office (Mr. ...

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  31. THE VIASTRA MONOPLANE.

    The first Viastra monoplane in Perth, which was flown for the first time on Sunday last, will be flown again to-day, on Friday, and in the week-end. To-day and ...

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  32. POSITION AT BRISBANE.

    BRISBANE, Feb. 24.—The position on the waterfront was unchanged to-day, none of the newly-licensed members of the Waterside Workers' Federation gaining ...

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  33. PERUVIAN UNREST.

    LIMA (Peru), Feb. 23.—Senor Luis Cerro, the Provisional President of Peru, to-day withdrew his nomination for the presidential election. This development ...

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  34. A PLAN TO USE THE RELIEF GRANT.

    Sir,—The want of superphosphate is the burning question of the moment and while the Acting Premier's statement on the supply reads well it will not stand ...

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  35. SHEFFIELD SHIELD.

    ADELAIDE, Feb. 24.—Excellent batting by Waite during the last part of South Australia's second innings and magnificent bowling by Tobin at the Opening ...

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  36. ALLEGED LIBEL BY PRIEST.

    SYDNEY, Feb. 24.—Mr. Justice Davidson and a jury of four continued the hearing to-day of the action in which Hereward Leighton Kesteven, ...

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  37. KILLED BY TRAIN.

    Mr. Matthew Henry York (about 45), married, of 2 Vine-street, North Perth, was run down and killed by a passenger train between the Kerr-street railway ...

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  38. NAVAL LIMITATION.

    LONDON, Feb. 23.—In the House of Commons to-night, it was announced that the Foreign Secretary (Mr. Arthur Henderson) and the First Lord of the ...

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  39. MR. LANG'S POLICY.

    LONDON, Feb. 23.—The speech of the Premier of New South Wales (Mr. Lang) delivered as a statement of the Labour policy in the East Sydney ...

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  40. DEATH OF BABY.

    BRISBANE, Feb. 24.—The case in which Annie Burgess, married, was charged with having wilfully murdered her illegitimate infant son. George at Dalby on October ...

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  41. MALTESE POLITICS.

    LONDON, Feb. 24.—It was announced in the House of Commons to-day that the Government had decided to appoint a Royal Commission to visit Malta, to ...

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  42. THE EARTHQUAKE.

    WELLINGTON, Feb. 24.—According to official estimates, it should cost £280,000 to reinstate the Napier borough services. The rebuilding of chimneys, it is ...

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  43. STRIKING AMERICAN PRAISE.

    NEW YORK, Feb. 23.—The "Herald-Tribune." in a leading article to-day states:—"It is startling to realise that Melba, the great artist, was the last of ...

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  44. HAZE OVER DARWIN.

    DARWIN, Feb. 24.—For some days Darwin and its environs have been overhung with a haze, probably volcanic dust. The sunlight is very dim and the sun at ...

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  45. POLICEMAN WOUNDED.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—The police search for Joseph MeFarlane (38). rabbit trapper, who is aliened to have shot Constable Hutchinson in the leg at ...

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  46. ATTEMPT TO BREAK GAOL.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—An attempt to escape from the Bendigo Gaol was made to-day by Alan Thomas (26), a prisoner on remand. He scaled a drain pipe from ...

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  47. COMMONWEALTH SERVICE.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—The federal Ministry has decided after many months to fill the vacancy caused by the retirement of Mr. Atlee Hunt from the position ...

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  48. British Fund, £37,000.

    LONDON, Feb. 23.—The New Zealand earthquake relief fund now amounts to £36,995. Today's donations included:—The Corporation of London. £1,050: Lord ...

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  49. CHARITY CARNIVAL.

    MELBOURNE, Feb. 24.—Complaints of irregularity in the finances of a recent carnival for the unemployed at Richmond have been referred by the Richmond ...

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  50. HEAVY RAIN AT KALGOORLIE.

    KALGOORLIE, Feb. 24.—Heavy rain has fallen in Kalgoorlie during the past 24 hours. Following two oppressive days, over an inch fell in an hour about 4 o'clock this ...

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