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  2. TERRIFIC STORM. Worst for Many Years.

    Yesterday's sudden storm in the city was the worst for many years. In the short space of seven and a half minutes lightning, wind, and rain combined to cause thousands of pounds' worth of damage. A boy was electrocuted at Auburn, many people were injured, and minor ...

    Article : 255 words
  3. LEG THEORY. English Bowlers' Methods.

    The captain of the English cricket team (D. R. Jardine) to-day publicly defended the tactics of his bowlers and declared that the "leg theory" had been ...

    Article : 239 words
  4. TROUBLED POLITICS.

    The rejection of the Flour Acquisition Bill by one vote on the motion for the second reading in the Legislative Assembly late last night, through the action of 10 Nationalist ...

    Article : 365 words
  5. BRUTAL CRIME In National Park.

    With her head brutally battered, Isabel O'Connor, 17, of Holden-street, Redfern, was found lying naked in the scrub near Farnell-avenue. National Park, yesterday ...

    Article : 709 words
  6. FEELING IN U.S. No Retaliation.

    The war debt situation to-night moved out of the realm of things academic into the field of hard reality, but the confusion and uncertainty nevertheless seem somehow ...

    Article : 1,188 words
  7. WAR DEBTS. Debate in House of Commons.

    The debate on the American war debt was opened in the House of Commons on Wednesday by the Chancellor of the Exchequer (Mr. Neville Chamberlain). No vote was taken, but it was clear that the House fully approved of the Government's decision to pay the American instalment. ...

    Article : 190 words
  8. A CROWDED HOUSE.

    Although the House of Commons was not permitted by a division to register its opinion of the decision to pay the American debt instalment, the debate was impressive and ...

    Article : 2,601 words
  9. HAVOC AT NORTH SYDNEY.

    Extensive damage, it is thought by a fireball, was done to the B. D. Buildling in Alfred-street, North Sydney, which consists of four shops on the ground floor ...

    Article : 611 words
  10. EXTRAORDINARY SPECTACLE.

    The storm burst over the city with extraordinary, suddenness at 4.40 p.m. It was accompanied by brilliant lightning and torrential rain. People in the street were caught ...

    Article : 226 words
  11. VARYING- VIEWS.

    The tactics of the English bowlers operating with a leg-side field have produced divided opinion among former international players. The difference of opinion was expressed in ...

    Article : 313 words
  12. BLIND BOY.

    Dux of his class for two years to succession, and this year declared dux of the Parramatta Public School, George Best, aged 13, totally blind from birth, supplies an example of ...

    Article : 323 words
  13. BOY ELECTROCUTED.

    Alwyne Rutherford, 9, of Hampstead-road, Auburn, was going on a message during the storm, and was running along the gutter when, at the corner of Hampstead and Parramatta ...

    Article : 264 words
  14. QUEEN'S PARK MURDER.

    The police have recovered the missing parts of the clothing of May Miller, who was brutally murdered in Queen's Park last Friday night. The clothes were found on a ...

    Article : 70 words
  15. EX-COUNTY CAPTAIN'S VIEW.

    Lieutenant-Colonel D. C. Robinson, a former captain of the Gloucestershire County cricket team, said on arrival by the Strathaird yesterday that he could not under and the ...

    Article : 307 words
  16. PREFERENCE.

    The statement that State Governments and semi-Government bodies, such as municipal councils, and not the Federal Government, were fixing tariff rates on many goods was ...

    Article : 665 words
  17. MR. CLEARY.

    The Chief Transport Commissioner (Mr. W. J. Cleary), who has forwarded his resignation to the Premier (Mr. Stevens), yesterday declined to make any statement giving reasons ...

    Article : 188 words
  18. LIGHTNING'S DESTRUCTION.

    Lightning demolished a number of hoardings on the tops of buildings on East Circular Quay. Pieces of metal, bricks, and heavy timber were caught up by the wind and hurled ...

    Article : 415 words
  19. DAMAGE AT HUNTER'S HILL.

    At Hunter's Hill the storm left a trail of destruction, although only two buildings were seriously damaged. The Boys' Club, a substantial brick ...

    Article : 269 words
  20. GRIERSON GUILTY.

    At the Darlinghurst Quarter Sessions yesterday, before Judge Thomson, the trial was concluded of Paul Grierson, 32, mechanic, who was charged: (1) That on ...

    Article : 500 words
  21. DON BRADMAN. Health Improved.

    Accompanied by his wife, Don Bradman, who has been resting at a holiday camp on the south coast, left Sydney yesterday afternoon on a motor-car trip to Melbourne. ...

    Article : 368 words
  22. DAMAGE IN THE CITY.

    Although the city itself appeared to have escaped any serious damage, except for Circular Quay, a survey showed that the storm wrought considerable havoc. Hundreds of ...

    Article : 619 words
  23. TOWNS IN DARKNESS.

    Gosford, Wyong. Woy Woy, Dungog, Singleton, and other northern towns drawing their electricity supplies from the Newcastle power station of the Railway ...

    Article : 235 words
  24. BRITAIN AND PERSIA.

    The Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs (Mr. R. A. Eden) stated in the House of Commons that, in view of the intimation contained in the reply of the Persian Govern ...

    Article : 176 words
  25. MAY BAN BROADCASTING.

    The Board of Control is to be asked, on a requisition signed by the three New South Wales delegates and Mr. W. L. Kelly (Vic.). to reconsider its attitude regarding players in ...

    Article : 125 words
  26. FEW UNEMPLOYED.

    The Jerilderie Shire Council decided to ask the Unemployment Relief Council that the disbursement of its grant of £250 should be postponed until February 1, 1933, owing to ...

    Article : 63 words
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