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  2. GRAPHIC RADIO-PICTURES OF U.S. HOTEL FIRE TRAGEDY

    First pictures of the tragic fire in the Winecoff Hotel, Atlanta, early on Saturday morning, when about 122 guests were burned to death or killed while trying to escape. LEFT: A woman plunging to her death from one of the blazing floors. RIGHT: Flames engulfing the building from the seventh to 11th floors. These pictures were received in Melbourne by radio last night and arrived by air in ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 80 words
  3. LEWIS CALLS OFF U.S. STRIKE

    NEW YORK, December 8.—The general coal strike which has shaken the United States for 17 days and threatened world economic repercussions ...

    Article : 120 words
  4. New Rumours Of Stalin Retiring Soon

    LONDON, Dec. 8.—A number of London papers review the rumour of Mr. Stalin's retirement, which has followed reports, of his ...

    Article : 431 words
  5. THREAT DEFERRED TO 1947

    Mr. Lewis announced that he had told the miners to resume work at least until March 31, the date when the miners' contract ...

    Article : 262 words
  6. Ration Book Issue Cost £100,000

    A special staff of about 12,000 assisted in the issue of nearly 3,000,000 new ration books in New South Wales on Saturday ...

    Article : 240 words
  7. PARENTS SEE SON DROWN

    John Eggleton; 4, of Creek Street, Forest Lodge, was drowned at National Park yesterday when he fell from a boat ...

    Article : 244 words
  8. SEVERE, WIDESPREAD EFFECTS

    The strike of the UMWA miners, who produce 90 per cent. of the nation's coal, threatened to paralyse American economy. ...

    Article : 455 words
  9. 122 Killed In America's Worst Hotel Fire

    NEW YORK, December 8.—Trapped by fire in a 15-storey hotel in Atlanta which had no fire-escapes in the front of the building, about 122 guests were burned to death or were killed when they plunged to the road early yesterday ...

    Article : 458 words
  10. London May See Skit—Angels Banned By Soviet

    LONDON, Dec. 8 (A.A.P.).— The Lord Chamberlain has lifted the ban on the song "The Left Honourables," a skit on some ...

    Article : 119 words
  11. SNOWING AT KOSCIUSKO

    Snow fell almost continuously at Kosciusko yesterday. Eight inches of fresh snow fell at Charlotte Pass, where winds of ...

    Article : 127 words
  12. Breakdown In Shipyard Talks

    MELBOURNE, Sunday.—The compulsory conference called by Judge Drake-Brockman of all parties involved in the Sydney ...

    Article : 90 words
  13. GAS STOPPAGE THREAT

    Sydney gasworkers will hold a general stoppage of work if negotiations to-day between the union and the metropolitan gas companies ...

    Article : 145 words
  14. SUMMARY OF TO-DAY'S NEWS

    U.S. STRIKE OVER.—The soft-coal miners' strike has been called off by their leader, John L. Lewis. ...

    Article : 336 words
  15. PLAN TO DEODORISE BONDI SEWER AIR

    NEW YORK, Dec. 8 (A.A.P.).— The president of the Sydney Water Board, Mr. T. H. Upton, after visiting England, is now conferring with the ...

    Article : 50 words
  16. SIDKY PASHA RESIGNS

    LONDON, Dec. 8 (A.A.P.).— The Egyptian Premier, Ismail Sidky Pasha, has sent a message to King Farouk asking to be ...

    Article : 33 words
  17. Windsors Are Now Happy Middle-aged Couple

    NEW YORK, December 8.— The Duke and Duchess of Windsor are now "just a very happy, middleaged couple." ...

    Article : 139 words
  18. Extension Planned

    The conference was seeking a settlement of the dispute which has thrown 8,000 workers of 62 Sydney shipyards out of work. ...

    Article : 86 words
  19. Clear Sky For Moon's Eclipse

    An eclipse of the moon was seen in ideal conditions in Sydney early this morning when the sky was unclouded. ...

    Article : 221 words
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