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  2. STORMS

    Slight damage was done to the nurses' quarters at the Ayr District Hospital, when the building was struck by lightning during a thunderstorm, which was accompanied by ...

    Article : 218 words
  3. NIGHT FOOTBALL.

    A proposal to conduct a night football competition during March will be considered by the New South Wales Rugby League at its next meeting. ...

    Article : 282 words
  4. LABOUR UNITY.

    Labour bodies in Sydney have been advised by the Federal secretary of the Australian Labour party, Mr. D. McNamara, M.L.C., of Melbourne, that the proposed unity conference, ...

    Article : 270 words
  5. TRADING.

    The Sydney County Council decided at a meeting yesterday to engage in the sale of electrical fittings and appliances, but to defer action until after the conference of electrical ...

    Article : 523 words
  6. FIRE BOARD.

    Two of the 16 nominations received for the vacancy on the Board of Fire Commissioners, due to the resignation of Mr. G. J. Baker, conciliation ...

    Article : 254 words
  7. WITHDRAWAL.

    It is stated authoritatively that Japan has decided to withdraw from the Naval Conference. The Japanese have not decided ...

    Article : 242 words
  8. FORTUNE FOR £1.

    By expending £1 in a brass-dealer's shop in Benares an officer in a British regiment has obtained a solid gold statuette with eyes of diamonds—a ...

    Article : 168 words
  9. WAR COSTS.

    One fact emerging from a welter of newspaper speculation on possible peace moves in the Italo-Abyssinian dispute, and on whether Italy can stand ...

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  10. PROPERTY DAMAGED.

    A message from Broome states that a native runner from Anna Plains station arrived at the La Grange post-office to-day with a message from Mr. Wyndham, ...

    Article : 102 words
  11. VIOLENT SCENES.

    Dramatic scenes occurred at the end of the trial of 12 Ukrainian terrorists who were alleged to be the organisers of the plot that resulted in the assessination of the Polish ...

    Article : 243 words
  12. LAMBTON B.

    It is expected that the strike at the Broken Hill Proprietary Company's Lambton B colliery, instituted by the Miners' Federation two months ago in an attempt to further its ...

    Article : 353 words
  13. MAN ELECTROCUTED.

    Robert Clifford, 46, of Solander-street, Kogarah, who is employed as an electrician by the City Council[?] was electrocuted on an electric light pole at the corner of ...

    Article : 130 words
  14. MEAT CONTRACT.

    Evidence that the Claremont Hospital for Insane was short supplied with contract meat by 420½lb from December 20 to January 3, and that the quality was mainly below first ...

    Article : 265 words
  15. STRIKING BUSMEN

    A new precedent was created when the Government Traffic Commissioner used his powers to order motor bus workers at Northampton, who have been on strike since January ...

    Article : 116 words
  16. ROMANTIC WEDDING

    In a setting more romantic than Gretna Green—the saloon of the stranded Maheno on the beach of Fraser Island, with the ship's organ for music—Miss Beatrice McLean, of ...

    Article : 273 words
  17. WOMAN'S DEATH.

    [?]da Maude Gunning, 49, wife of Joseph Edward Gunning, was found dead at her home at Long Gully, near Bendigo, this morning. Her throat had been slashed. A ...

    Article : 150 words
  18. FRENCH POLITICS.

    Faced with obstacles at least as dangerous as those it recently surmounted, the Laval Cabinet will meet the Chamber again to-morrow for the last session before the election. ...

    Article : 414 words
  19. STANDARDISATION.

    The Minister for Local Government (Mr. Spooner), proposing the toast of the Sydney County Council, coupled with the chairman (Councillor S. A. Lloyd)[?] at the dinner held ...

    Article : 265 words
  20. MURDER IN COURT.

    A case in court yesterday ended in a fusillade of revolver shots fired by a lawyer, as a result of which his rival attorney was killed, and the presiding Judge narrowly ...

    Article : 175 words
  21. "PERSIAN" RUGS.

    Harry Corn, wool buyers, was committed for trial at the Bathurst Quarter Sessions for having falsely represented the type and quality of a number of rugs sold to Mrs. Frances ...

    Article : 149 words
  22. BRIDGE BARRICADED.

    The Railway Commissioners and the Kyogle Council are at war, and the first casualties were persons who wished to-day to use the overhead bridge over the railway line at ...

    Article : 317 words
  23. BATTLE FOR LIVES.

    Two boys were thrown into the harbour yesterday afternoon when a sudden squall overturned their small canoe. They fought their way to Shark Island ...

    Article : 229 words
  24. DROWNED IN SURF.

    Details of the desperate efforts to save Douglas Maxwell Chalker, 19, single, of Northcote-street, Marrickville, from drowning in a thick bank of seaweed in the surf at Collaroy ...

    Article : 566 words
  25. MR. M. MACDONALD.

    The Ross and Cromarty Liberal Association has rejected the offer of Mr. Randolph Churchill, who was adopted on Saturday as the Conservative candidate in the forthcoming ...

    Article : 249 words
  26. RAINSTORM PASSES.

    The continuous series of rainstorms which have been a feature of the weather in New South Wales since New Year's Eve has passed. Although patches of cloud were in evidence in ...

    Article : 352 words
  27. COASTAL SHIPS

    The North Coast company manned three freighters with volunteers yesterday, and it is expected that a fourth ship will be manned to[?]day. ...

    Article : 182 words
  28. PETROL EXPLOSIONS.

    One woman was fatally burnt at Longueville and another was seriously injured at Campsie yesterday in petrol explosions. Mrs. Clara Eveline Loughman, 47, was ...

    Article : 166 words
  29. FAMOUS SINGER.

    The death has occurred of Mr. Philip Newbury, the[?] tenor[?] only a fortnight after the death of [?]s wife, Madame Emily Spada, the soprano. ...

    Article : 157 words
  30. TEN SAMPANS

    Ten Japanese sampans have been sighted in the vicinity of Thursday Island. The captain of the lugger Aba[?]pil has reported that three sampans were passed south of Forbes ...

    Article : 209 words
  31. CZECH JOURNALIST

    Ernst Popper, Berlin correspondent of the "Prager Tagblatt" (Czechslovakia) has been expelled from Germany states the "Manchester Guardian's" representative in Berlin, on ...

    Article : 127 words
  32. STRIKE FUNDS.

    Arrangements have been made for a meeting in the Town Hall next Monday night to place before the public the case for the strikers. ...

    Article : 68 words
  33. PRICES RISE.

    The wool sales opened firm to-day, with keen competition from British, French, and German buyers. Merino prices advanced five per cent., and crossbred from five to 10 per ...

    Article : 40 words
  34. LETTERS SOAKED.

    More than 300lb of air mail, salvaged from the Imperial Airways' flying-boat City of Khartoum, which crashed into the sea [?] Alexandria, reached Darwin to-day by a Qantas ...

    Article : 249 words
  35. STRIKE ENDORSED IN MELBOURNE

    A meeting of the seamen in Melbourne today decided to endorse the action of the Sydney seamen, and to continue the strike. It was decided to send Mr. L. Lyons to ...

    Article : 81 words
  36. THE KING IN ATHENS.

    On the very-day of his restoration to the throne of Greece, King George II. emulated the famous Caliph of Bagdad, Haroun al Ras[?]hid, by making a secret tour of his ...

    Article : 193 words
  37. "A COMBATANT SPORT."

    Owing to Rugby football's "well defined characteristics as a combatant sport," the Young Fascist combatant groups have adopted it as an obligatory sport for a national ...

    Article : 38 words
  38. LOTTERY PRIZES.

    The principal prizes in the 315th State lottery were drawn yesterday. First prize was won by the Taggy's First syndicate, care of Rupert R. Young, 80 ...

    Article : 111 words
  39. RUDYARD KIPLING.

    The condition of Mr. Rudyard Kipling, famous author, who was taken seriously ill at his London hotel, and who underwent an urgent operation at the Middlesex Hospital ...

    Article : 112 words
  40. TEN SHILLINGS STRIKE PAY.

    The Port Adelaide branch of the Seamen's Union will make the fourth distribution of strike pay on Friday. Each member will receive 10/, and will have received 30/ during ...

    Article : 40 words
  41. GIRL DROWNED

    Daphne Maud Thomas, 12, of Clarke-street, West Ryde, was drowned in the baths at Meadowbank yesterday. She was swimming with her sister and a ...

    Article : 95 words
  42. AUSTRALIAN CRUISERS.

    The Admiralty announces that H.M.A.S. Sydney will leave Gibraltar on January 27 to participate in the spring cruise of the home fleet. H.M.A.S. Australia is to remain with ...

    Article : 44 words
  43. SUPPORT IN BRISBANE.

    The Brisbane seamen to-day endorsed the resolutions adopted by the Sydney branch, except that calling on the men engaged on river vessels to join the strike. The local strike ...

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