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  3. LOCAL POLLS WANTED.

    After speakers had attacked the State Government for its plan to postpone the local government elections for a year from next month, ...

    Article : 541 words
  4. DOUBLE USE FOR SNOWY RIVER.

    Members of the Legislative Assembly yesterday urged the Government not to adopt any scheme to harness the Snowy River for hydro-electric purposes ...

    Article : 491 words
  5. MR. CURTIN'S "SPELL."

    The leader of the Opposition, Mr. Curtin, is not attending the meeting of the Advisory War Council which began in Melbourne this afternoon, ...

    Article : 605 words
  6. NEW DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR.

    The Commonwealth Statistician, Dr. Roland Wilson, has been appointed secretary of the new Department of Labour and National Service. ...

    Article : 372 words
  7. ESCAPE FROM GAOL.

    Two prisoners, Robert Sidney Jones, 35, who was serving a life sentence for attempted murder, and William Burney, 24[?] who had been declared ...

    Article : 323 words
  8. DULL PARKS IN SUMMER.

    The usual brilliant flowers will be missing this summer from the Botanic Gardens, Taronga Zoological Park, and the city parks and playgrounds. ...

    Article : 340 words
  9. BANKRUPTCY OF AMERICAN.

    A former officer in the U.S. Army, who came to Australia in 1933 and made a number of unsuccessful business ventures, including perfumery, fishery, and ...

    Article : 367 words
  10. FAULTS OF CATCHMENT AREA.

    Alderman Arthur McElhone, for many years a member of the Water Board, said yesterday that the State Government could not escape responsibility for ...

    Article : 288 words
  11. WAGES TAX REFUNDS.

    The Treasurer, Mr. Richardson, said yesterday that regulations had been passed to enable employers to refund to employees unemployment relief and ...

    Article : 363 words
  12. SIR J. LATHAM IN SYDNEY.

    The Australian Minister to Japan, Sir John Latham, believes that existing difficulties in international relations are an argument in favour of his ...

    Article : 373 words
  13. OPPONENTS OF NORMAL ELECTIONS.

    The Minister for Local Government[?] Mr. Martin, said yesterday that he could not yet disclose the names and the numbers of the authorities who had supported postponing ...

    Article : 110 words
  14. KING'S CROSS TUNNEL.

    Aldermen of all parties in the City Council consider it would be inadvisable for the council to undertake the construction of the King's Cross tunnel ...

    Article : 256 words
  15. FORGED PETROL COUPONS.

    Trafficking in counterfeit or forged petrol ration tickets was to-day made an offence subject to the heavy penalties of the National Security Act. ...

    Article : 91 words
  16. NEW MILITARY CAMP.

    A new military camp, partly tented[?] partly hutted, will be built between Narellan and Cobbity in the next few weeks. ...

    Article : 88 words
  17. ALLEGED OFFER TO AID ALIEN'S RELEASE.

    George Alfred Capper, 53, court attendant, was charged at the Central Police Court yesterday with having endeavoured to impose upon a woman by fradulently representing ...

    Article : 311 words
  18. HOLIDAYS FOR METAL TRADE EMPLOYEES.

    A week's paid annual leave to 30,000 employees of the non-manufacturing section of the metal trade industry was granted by Mr. Justice O'Mara in an interim award ...

    Article : 299 words
  19. BASIC WAGE RISE OPPOSED.

    Assuming that restriction of consumption under the war economy was inevitable, an increase in the basic wage would invite people to spend more when there were fewer goods, ...

    Article : 274 words
  20. PRISONER'S ATTEMPT TO ESCAPE.

    On [?] charge of [?]ing escaped from custody just before the bearing of his appeal against a conviction[?] Christian Hansen Sk[?] 33, carpenter[?] was sentenced at the Central ...

    Article : 276 words
  21. NINTH DIVISION COMMANDS.

    The Minister for the Army[?] Mr. Spender[?] announced to-day that the following selections for appointment as commanding officers of additional units of the A.I.F. had been made:— ...

    Article : 182 words
  22. MR. E. W. ANDREW WINS SULMAN PRIZE.

    Mr. E. W. Andrew's design for the South Steyne surf pavilion [?] Manly has been awarded the Sir John Sulman prize for 1939. Mr. Andrew has enlisted as a gunner in ...

    Article : 70 words
  23. MONEY FROM WASTE.

    The Controller of Salvage, Mr. Weaver, announced yesterday that, in collaboration with his advisory committee (the Minister for Lands[?] Mr. Yeo[?] and Messrs. C. E. Martin ...

    Article : 118 words
  24. HAY FEVER INCREASED BY WATTLE TREE.

    A resident of Kogarah has sent to the Kogarah Council a doctor's certificate stating that a wattle tree, in the street was aggravating the hay fever from which his wife ...

    Article : 171 words
  25. FRENCHMEN MOVED FROM SHIP.

    About 115 French seamen[?] who were moved on Wednesday from their ship in the harbour, are temporarily housed at the Quarantine Station[?] at Manly. While they are there[?] ...

    Article : 192 words
  26. FLIMSY COMEDY OF "BANANA RIDGE."

    "Banana Ridge[?]" which was produced at the Theatre Royal last night, is Ben Travers at his [?]imsiest The acting was flimsy, too, so that the evening wore on in desultory fashion ...

    Article : 153 words
  27. NO NEW FUNDS FOR EDUCATION.

    The Minister for Education[?] Mr. Drummond[?] has informed the Manly Council that[?] because of the attitude of the Loan Council[?] there was no money for erecting a High school at ...

    Article : 111 words
  28. BOY ELECTROCUTED.

    Mauri[?] Austin, 11, who lived with his parents at O'Connel Street, Newtown[?] was electrocuted yesterday afternoon while playing in an empty warehouse on the corner ...

    Article : 82 words
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