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  2. TAXATION TO BE REDUCED.

    In an address to a meeting of U.A.P. speakers last night, the Postmaster-General (Mr. Parkhill) stated that the Federal surplus was about £3,750,000 ...

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  3. NEW BUILDING.

    The Government is seriously considering a proposal to proceed immediately with another portion of the National Library on the site adjoining the Mitchell Library, which forms ...

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  4. NEW POLITICAL PARTY To Seek Tariff Reforms.

    A new political organisation, known as the Consumers' Tariff Reduction League, will be launched in Sydney in the next few days. Its main object will be to secure tariff reduction and reforms in trade and production restrictions. ...

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  5. A HERO'S DEATH.

    Mr. T. Yeomans, a well-known gold prospector in New Guinea, has sent particulars of the fierce fight between a police party and villagers at Ramu resulting in Mr. Ian Mack, ...

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  6. FINAL TEST.

    England won the final test match against the West Indies by an innings and 17 runs. England won the first test, and the second was drawn. ...

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  7. WORLD PROBLEMS.

    "Canada is deeply concerned about major external issues, which seriously affect the United States and, conversely any attack made upon the dominion which might seem likely ...

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  8. BRITAIN. Air Defence.

    The "Daily Herald" says:—"The British Government is making plans for 100 aeroplanes, with machine-guns, to be known as the Home Defence Force, ...

    Article : 178 words
  9. CONFERENCE.

    Assurances that reductions in Federal taxation would be reflected in an adjustment of overdraft interest rates were given to-day by representatives of the Commonwealth and ...

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  10. OBJECTS OF LEAGUE.

    The league, which, it is believed, will be an active political force at the next Federal elections, will be set in motion almost immediately. Its formation has been kept a ...

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  11. SIGNS OF RECOVERY.

    Indications that Britain is emerging from the depression are given by reports collected by the "Daily Telegraph" from various centres. For instance, the Bradford wool and textile ...

    Article : 362 words
  12. NEW STATE.

    Wingecarribee Shire councillors, after considering a lengthy letter from Senator Hardy, seeking the council's co-operation with the promoters of the new State movement in the ...

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  13. GERMANY.

    Although Nazi leaders continually declare that trade is improving and that unemployment is decreasing, prices on the German Stock Exchanges are sinking steadily, owing to ...

    Article : 391 words
  14. UPPER HOUSE.

    A the pre-sessional meeting of the Ministerial parties at Parliament House yesterday, the programme for the session was explained by the Premier (Mr. Stevens), but no decision ...

    Article : 301 words
  15. U.S. RECOVERY ACT.

    In an interview with a representative of the Australian Press Association the Prime Minister of New Zealand (Mr. G. W. Forbes) said that the primary purpose of his visit to ...

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  16. HIGH COSTS.

    Mr. Lewis, Superintendent of Hospitals, who visited Gilgandra for an inspection of the hospital and a conference with the committee, reported that drugs cost £35 per head here, ...

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  17. ALSATIANS

    The Farmers and Settlers' Conference yesterday adopted by a majority of two votes a motion: "That Alsatian dogs be declared noxious animals in New South Wales." ...

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  18. IRISH FREE STATE.

    There are persistent rumours in Dublin that [?] de Valera will shortly force another geneal election in the Irish Free State. Mr. Cospave's organisers are stated to be ...

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  19. STOLEN BOOKS.

    During the last year thefts of books from the Public Library have been on an unprecedented seale, and it is believed that other libraries have had similar experiences. Special ...

    Article : 285 words
  20. WHEAT CONFERENCE.

    The League of Nations, at the request of Argentina, Australia, the United States, and Canada, has invited the principal wheat exporting countries to a conference in London ...

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  21. MANDARINS.

    An organised effort is to be made to popularise mandarins. Mandarins will be distributed free to-day at the city railway stations and in the streets between the Central ...

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  22. CIRCULAR LETTER.

    Councils continue to pay scant respect to the circular letter from the Auburn Municipal Council urging co-operation for the setting aside of a day of prayer "that the ...

    Article : 232 words
  23. JAPANESE' TEXTILES

    The Manchester correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph," discussing the intensive [?] of the Japanese in the Australian mar[?] especially respecting cotton, woollen, and ...

    Article : 182 words
  24. MR. PARKHILL'S SPEECH.

    Claiming that the Federal Government's remission of taxation, as well as financial contributions, had been received almost exclusively by the primary producers of Australia, the ...

    Article : 472 words
  25. INDIA.

    The President of Congress (Mr. Aney) was arrested at Berar (Central Provinces), together with 13 of his followers who, led by him, marched to the Government Forest Reserve ...

    Article : 232 words
  26. BLUE STAR LINE.

    It was announced yesterday that the proposal of the Blue Star Line to inaugurate a service between Australia and the United Kingdom had been postponed until October next ...

    Article : 220 words
  27. BABY IN PERAMBULATOR

    A baby in a perambulator had a remarkable escape yesterday in Macquarie-street, Liverpool. A woman left it sleeping in a perambulator ...

    Article : 152 words
  28. FRENCH AIR SERVICES.

    The French Air Union announces an amalgamation of the Air Union, the Air Orient, the Aeropostale, the Farman and the Sidna air companies, with the object of providing ...

    Article : 100 words
  29. TRAIN STRIKES VAN.

    Two men had a narrow escape from death when a motor van loaded with milk cans was struck by a train at a level crossing near Cranbourne to-day. They were Henry Wheeler, ...

    Article : 136 words
  30. STORM IN ENGLAND.

    During a severe storm in south-western England early to-day, the Territorial Army [?]mp near Weymouth was struck by lightning. A corporal was killed, and an officer and six ...

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  31. CUBA.

    After being closed for more than a week in sympathy with the nation-wide strike, commercial houses to-day resumed business. The ending of the complete stoppage of commerce ...

    Article : 106 words
  32. WIRELESS.

    The Marchese Marconi, in an address to members of the Italian Academy in Rome, detailed experiments aboard his yacht Elettra in the Tyrrhenian Sea. ...

    Article : 131 words
  33. AUSTRALIAN EGGS.

    It was expected that the season's first ship[?] of Australian eggs arriving in London [?] the Barrabool on August 17 would have to [?] to cold store in view of the depressed ...

    Article : 97 words
  34. RAILWAY TRACKS.

    Following the recent train derailments on New South Wales lines, the Railway Department has instituted a new inspection policy. Careful inspections of every section of the ...

    Article : 110 words
  35. PETROL PRICES.

    The secretary of the Petrol Resellers' Protective Association (Mr. M. Malor) stated yesterday that Monday's further reduction of one penny a gallon in petrol prices represented ...

    Article : 96 words
  36. BREAD PRICES.

    The State Cabinet recently decided to appoint a committee to investigate bread prices generally. The Premier (Mr. Stevens) announced ...

    Article : 60 words
  37. KETCH RAMMED.

    While being towed up the Port River this afternoon, the steamer Allara, laden with sugar, rammed the 64-ton ketch Lady Doris, near the Glanville wharf. There was no one on ...

    Article : 67 words
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