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  2. STORM VEILS OCEAN YACHT RACE

    In a storm-lashed sea, the ocean yacht race contestants spent yesterday either hove to, riding out a 54-mile-an hour gale, or ploughing onward in the ...

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  3. FAR WEST CHILDREN HAVE HOLIDAY IN SYDNEY

    About 150 children from the Far West arrived in Sydney yesterday for two weeks' holiday at Manly. These children, photographed at Central Station, were having their first look at Sydney. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 38 words
  4. WIDESPREAD RAIN IN COUNTRY

    Sydney had two hot days at the week-end and practically no rain, but widespread rain fell in the country on Saturday. ...

    Article : 125 words
  5. SPOTTER CONTACTS YACHT

    After three days of calms and light, easy winds, the race for most of the contestants had become suddenly hard and strenuous, with a ...

    Article : 320 words
  6. SHARKS OFF FOUR BEACHES

    Shark alarms sent thousands of bathers scampering from the water at three Sydney beaches yesterday afternoon. Another ...

    Article : 374 words
  7. ANGLO-SOVIET TALKS

    LONDON, Dec. 29 (A.A.P.).— It is believed in London that new Anglo-Soviet military relations will be established as a result of a visit ...

    Article : 216 words
  8. COAL CRISIS IN U.K.

    LONDON, Dec. 29.—An emergency meeting of the British Cabinet has been called for to-morrow to consider serious coal shortages, ...

    Article : 157 words
  9. RACE MAY BE WON TO-NIGHT

    MELBOURNE, Sunday.—The leading yachts are expected to reach the finishing line at Hobart late to-morrow. This is the estimate ...

    Article : 440 words
  10. Former N.S.W. Minister On Murder Charge

    LONDON, Dec. 29 (A.A.P.).—A former New South Wales Minister of Justice and Solicitor-General was one of three men who appeared at West London Police Court yesterday on a charge of murder. ...

    Article : 282 words
  11. Children's Curfew After Crimes In American City

    NEW YORK. Dec. 29.—The authorities in Atlantic City (New Jersey) yesterday invoked a curfew law forbidding children under 16 ...

    Article : 138 words
  12. HEAT DOWN; HUMIDITY UP

    A southerly change, which reached Sydney at 5.45. p.m. yesterday, caused the temperature to drop nearly 20 degrees in half an ...

    Article : 461 words
  13. Third "Find The Ball" Competition

    Entries for the third "Find the Ball" competition, conducted for the Children's Hospital, close on January 6. ...

    Article : 65 words
  14. CIVIL WAR MAY LAST YEARS

    NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (A.A.P.). —Chinese Communists seem capable of carrying on their war with the Central Chinese ...

    Article : 151 words
  15. Last Tin Can Mail Is Posted

    AUCKLAND, Sunday.—Last despatch of tin can mail from Miuafoou Island has been made. The Tongan Government has ...

    Article : 113 words
  16. MAP OF OCEAN RACE

    This map shows the positions of yachts in the Sydney-Hobart race reported yesterday. On Saturday reported positions included Christina, Kurrewa, Matthew Flinders, and Wayfarer each 15 miles from Cape Howe; Saga six miles from Cape Howe; Trade ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 57 words
  17. Much-travelled Davis Cup On First Flight

    MELBOURNE, Sunday.—For the first time in its 80,000 miles of journeying between U.S.A., Great Britain, Australasia, and ...

    Article : 144 words
  18. SUMMARY OF TO-DAY'S NEWS

    BENEFICIAL RAES.—Widespread rain fell in the country on Saturday, varying from steady falls to two and a half inches. The rain ...

    Article : 352 words
  19. STRIKE LOOMS IN VICTORIA

    MELBOURNE, Sunday.—Melbourne is almost certain to be without trains next Sunday, and trams are also expected to stop running. ...

    Article : 142 words
  20. Man Trapped In Burning House

    MELBOURNE, Sunday.— Trapped in a burning house at Annuelo, north-western Victoria, on Friday, Michael Cleary, 64, was ...

    Article : 96 words
  21. EGGS DEARER

    Maximum wholesale prices for all grades of eggs will be increased to-day. The rise will be passed on by retailers to the public. ...

    Article : 98 words
  22. JOHN COLTON DIES

    NEW YORK, Dec. 29 (A.A.P.).— The playwright, John Colton, has died of Gainsville, Texas, at the age of 60. ...

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