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  2. FIRST TEST

    The first test match of 1934 between England and Australia will begin at 11.30 a.m. (8.30 p.m. Sydney time), to-day, at Trent Bridge, Nottingham. It will be the 58th match between the two countries on English soil. The special representative of the Australian Press Association with the ...

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  3. WOOL SALES.

    The Sydney wool sales, due to begin next Monday, and the Brisbane series arranged for the period, June 18 to June 28, may be postponed. ...

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  4. PARKING IN CITY.

    The sub-committee appointed to examine proposals to facilitate the free movement of traffic in the city area, concluded its deliberations yesterday. It will recommend to the ...

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  5. DAVIS CUP TIE.

    Australia won the first two singles matches in the Davis Cup tie against Japan to-day. The results were:— V. B. McGrath (Australia) beat J. Yamagishi (Japan), 2-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4. J. Crawford (Australia) beat J. Fujikura (Japan), 6-3, 6-3, 11-9. ...

    Article : 115 words
  6. LIST CLOSED.

    The Commonwealth loan of £12,000,000 was fully subscribed by midday on Wednesday. Subscriptions subsequently received ...

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  7. WAR DEBTS.

    A resolution was introduced into the United States Senate yesterday, under which President Roosevelt would be authorised to negotiate for a lump ...

    Article : 136 words
  8. AUSTRALIA'S PROSPECTS.

    It is expected that Australia's team and batting order will be: Woodfull, Ponsford, Bradman, McCabe, Darling, Chipperfield. Oldfield, Grimmett, Ebeling, O'Reilly, and Wall, ...

    Article : 186 words
  9. CRAWFORD v FUJIKURA.

    Crawford quickly ran to 3-0 lead, mostly through the errors of his lithe opponent. Crawford, however, was unusually lively and accurate, beginning with a beautiful passing ...

    Article : 272 words
  10. PLAY DESCRIBED.

    McGrath began serving. Yamagishi quickly revealed a plan of playing the Australian on his backhand, which at first failed twice, but he won with the help of a splendid ace. ...

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  11. "BRITAIN'S POLICY NOT REPUDIATION."

    "The Government has not repudiated its war debts," said the Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs (Earl Stanhope), during a debate in the House of Lords to-day. ...

    Article : 286 words
  12. RUFUS NAYLOR.

    The High Court to-day refused Rufus Theodore Naylor, of Sydney, special leave to appeal from a decision of Mr. Justice K. Street in the New South Wales Supreme Court in the ...

    Article : 160 words
  13. ST. JAMES THEATRE

    The St. James Theatre has been leased by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Ltd., an American film distributing organisation, from Mr. John Fuller, the proprietor of the theatre. ...

    Article : 235 words
  14. ENGLAND CAPTAINCY.

    R. E. S. Wyatt, who has been invited to captain England, will undergo a batting, bowling, and fielding trial at Birmingham to-day, before he goes to Nottingham to meet ...

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  15. BANKSTOWN.

    The administrator of the Bankstown Municipality (Mr. W. R. Wylie), discussing yesterday the financial position of the municipality, said that it was imperative that outstanding rates ...

    Article : 505 words
  16. AUSTRALIAN WOMEN PLAYERS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 131 words
  17. BRITAIN.

    The Postmaster-General (Sir Kingsley Wood), in presenting the departmental estimates of £39,453,000 in the House of Commons to-day, said that the Post Office, as a ...

    Article : 339 words
  18. BISHOP BURGMANN.

    The Bishop of Goulburn (the Right Rev E. H. Burgmann) said in an address to the University tutorial class that capitalism in its traditional form had done its work for man ...

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  19. PARDON

    The Minister for Justice (Mr. Martin) decided yesterday to recommend to the Lieutenant-Governor (Sir Phillip Street) that Claude Milton Phillips, who is at present ...

    Article : 189 words
  20. DISARMAMENT.

    At a meeting of the Bureau of the Disarmament Conference at Geneva, yesterday. M. Barthou (France) introduced another draft resolution calling for a continuation of the ...

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  21. ENGLISH DERBY.

    It is conceded that no fault could be found with the Jockeyship of the Australian. W. R. Johnstone, rider of Colombo, who, although he started a hot favourite, could not do better ...

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  22. TRENT BRIDGE.

    Five test matches have been decided at Trent Bridge, Nottingham, and England has won the toss in the last four. Of the five matches England has won two, Australia has ...

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  23. FACTS ABOUT TESTS.

    Fifty-four years have gone by since W. L. Murdoch led his men on to the Kennington Oval for the first test match on English soil. The first test was won by England, with ...

    Article : 207 words
  24. CENSUS RETURNS.

    The population of the Northern Territory at June 30, 1933, was 4850, exclusive of fullblood aborigines, according to the census taken throughout Australia at that date. Of that ...

    Article : 271 words
  25. UNITED STATES.

    Congress to-day completed action on the Administration's Reciprocal Tariff Bill, which now goes to President Roosevelt for signature. An amendment by the Senate limits to three ...

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  26. ALSATIAN DOGS.

    The ban placed by the Commonwealth Government on the importation into Australia of Alsatian dogs is to be continued. In June, 1929, a proclamation was issued ...

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  27. TWO TRAGEDIES.

    Frank O'Brien, 56, who was found dead with his wife and three children at their home at Richmond on May 30, has been identified as the Frank O'Brien who ten years ago killed ...

    Article : 141 words
  28. UNITY PROPOSALS.

    Mr. C. L. A. Abbott. M.P. (U.C.P., Gwydir), said yesterday that the position of primary producers in Australia would be enormously strengthened if all their Parliamentary ...

    Article : 291 words
  29. LIBEL ACTION.

    A Jury in the First Civil Couit to-day awarded the Western Mining Corporation, Ltd., and its four directors £50 damages against three members of the committee of the ...

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  30. ROYAL VISIT.

    Many offers of horses for the Duke of Gloucester use during his stay in New South Wales have been received by the officials in charge of the visit but it was explained ...

    Article : 146 words
  31. LOUD SPEAKERS.

    The chief inspector of wireless (Mr. J. Malone) was questioned about the position of shopkeepers, theatre proprietors and others holding a broadcast listener's licence who ...

    Article : 116 words
  32. INDIA.

    A statement issued by the Government of India, in reply to the resolution suspending civil disobedience, which was passed at the meeting of the All-India Congress Committee ...

    Article : 176 words
  33. PHILIP HARGRAVE.

    Litigation over the custody of Philip Hargrave, the boy pianist, concluded to-day in favour of Miss Henriette Marie Garnaut, his teacher. Miss Garnaut has been appointed ...

    Article : 87 words
  34. GOLD PROSPERITY.

    The Government intends to send out 1000 men in addition to the 1200 equipped a year ago, under the State prospecting scheme Applications for inclusion have already been ...

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  35. LINER DELAYED.

    Trouble which arose among the stewards when a number were being paid off yesterday, delayed the departure of the Maunganui for Wellington, for about half an hour. ...

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  36. HUMAN SKULL FOUND.

    A human skull was unearthed in the Ball's Head reserve, North Svdney, by two men, who were improving the reserve under the relief work scheme. The skull was of a considerable ...

    Article : 71 words
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