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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. LARGE CATCH OF EELS.

    Mr. J. L. Maxfield and a party caught 140 eels in the Munmurra River, near Cassilis, The eels measured from 18in to 42in. They are very plentiful in some district waters. ...

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  3. CORAKI COUNCIL.

    Tense scenes were witnessed at the Coraki Council's meeting last night, when the Mayor (Alderman J. L. Allison) tendered his reply to charges made to the Local Government ...

    Article : 274 words
  4. IRISH FREE STATE. Significant Statement.

    The Irish Free State Minister for Commerce (Mr. Sean Lemass), speaking in the Senate, said that in the near future circumstances would necessitate dissociation of the Free State ...

    Article : 79 words
  5. SHEFFIELD SHIELD.

    Two matches in the Sheffield Shield competition will be commenced to-day. New South Wales and South Australia will meet at Adelaide, and Victoria and Queensland will play ...

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  6. VISITOR FROM ENGLAND.

    COLONEL D. C. ROBINSON, former international cricketer, and former captain of Gloucestershire, who arrived in Sydney yesterday by the Strathaird. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. STATE PARLIAMENT. UPPER HOUSE REFORM.

    Yesterday's sitting of the Legislative Assembly was devoted almost entirely to a debate on the bill to reform the Upper House. The second reading was agreed to by 33 votes to ...

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  9. NARRABRI HOSPITAL.

    The Narrabri Hospital Board decided to apply for a grant of £3000 for the erection of new nurses' quarters early next year. It was the original intention of the board to apply ...

    Article : 109 words
  10. DR. M. SARGENT.

    Professor R. S. Wallace, on behalf of the Australian Broadcasting Commission, has arranged for Dr. Malcolm Sargent, conductorin-chief of the Royal Choral society and ...

    Article : 248 words
  11. COONAMBLE'S JUBILLE.

    A crowded public meeting last night decided to hold Coonamble jubilee celebrations from May 21 to May 28 next year to commemorate the incorporation of municipal government ...

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  12. UNIVERSITY BUILDER.

    Dr. G. N. Chakravarti, late vice-chancellor of the University of Lucknow, reached Sydney yesterday morning by the P. and O. liner Strathaird on a health visit. He is ...

    Article : 116 words
  13. TAXATION.

    The effect of taxation on prices was discussed by a witness before the Royal Commission on Taxation yesterday. Mr. A. J. Baldwin taxation officer of the ...

    Article : 438 words
  14. GRAFTON'S TREE-LINED STREETS.

    Flowering trees in Grafton streets have been much admired by residents and visitors, Silky oak, jacaranda, flame, bean, and other trees make a magnificent show. There ...

    Article : 94 words
  15. AUSTRALIAN FRUIT.

    An Order-in-Council prohibiting the importation into New Zealand of Australian fruit and vegetables was gazetted to-night. Dried, canned, pickled, pulped, or bottled fruit or ...

    Article : 315 words
  16. WHEAT HOLD-UP.

    Agitators for a wheat hold-up visited a farm near Nurkarni, where 200 bags were ready for carting, and slashed many bags and emptied others on the ground. ...

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  17. OBITUARY. MR. W. A. FEHON.

    The death occurred on Saturday last of Mr. William Adolphus Fehon, of Carringtonavenue, Strathfield, at the age of 71 years. Mr. Fehon was born in Melbourne, and was ...

    Article : 89 words
  18. BATHURST WATER RATES.

    The Bathurst Chamber of Commerce has decided to protest against the Bathurst Council's decision to levy water rates upon the improved capital value of property instead of ...

    Article : 37 words
  19. STARLINGS AND DISEASE.

    The Tamworth Municipal Council considered a contention that the danger of disease from starlings was sufficient to warrant them being declared noxious birds. It was stated that ...

    Article : 116 words
  20. MR. BRUCE.

    Exaggerated descriptions of the palatial character of the official London residence for the Australian Resident Minister, in Ennismore Gardens, have appeared in Australia. ...

    Article : 133 words
  21. MR. ALLEN FORD.

    Mr. Allen Ford who died at his residence, Day-street, Marrickville, recently, was connected with the Customs Department. He came to Australia from England at the age of 17 ...

    Article : 144 words
  22. SKELETON OF PHAR LAP.

    It was announced at a meeting of the trustees of the Public Library to-day that the remains of Phar Lap will be placed in a large glass case in the public museum with the ...

    Article : 46 words
  23. GRASS FIRES.

    Yesterday afternoon a grass fire was reported by the Booligal Post-office to be burning on Ulonga, the property of the Albert Tyson Estate, between Booligal and Hay. ...

    Article : 134 words
  24. THE CALL-UP

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 242 words
  25. MR. O. T. OCHS.

    Mr. Otto Charles Ochs, who died at his residence at Homebush on Wednesday at the age of 64, was a member of one of the oldest North Coast families. He was one of the ...

    Article : 119 words
  26. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    When the Legislative Council met, 18 measures appeared on the business paper. A machinery bill, following the Constitution (Amendment) Legislative Council Bill, ...

    Article : 251 words
  27. EMPIRE PROBLEMS.

    Mr. S. M. Bruce, responding to the toast of the Empire at a complimentary dinner to the Prime Minister of Canada (Mr. Bennett), said that the dominions displayed greater ...

    Article : 157 words
  28. RABBIT PEST.

    At a meeting of the Pastures Protection Board the rabbit inspector reported that Sandy Creek was infested for two miles, and was one of the worst areas in the board's district. The ...

    Article : 125 words
  29. USE OF MICROPHONE.

    Evidence that detectives and a shorthand writer, by the use of a microphone, head telephones, and an amplifier, listened in a separate room to a conversation on which a charge ...

    Article : 197 words
  30. AIR MAIL SERVICE.

    Australian National Airways, Limited, yesterday sent an offer to the Minister for Defence (Sir George Pearce) at Canberra, to organise a temporary service to connect ...

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  31. MR. L. A. ADAMSON.

    The funeral of Mr. L. A. Adamson, for 30 years headmaster of Wesley College, took place at the Fawkner Cemetery this afternoon. Many tributes were paid to his great gifts as a ...

    Article : 55 words
  32. WHEAT HARVEST.

    After having been closed for a day and a h[?], the Narromine silos opened this morning, when there were 83 motor trucks and waggons outside the railway gates. This is ...

    Article : 633 words
  33. MRS. GREENE.

    Mrs. Greene, mother of Senator Massy Greene and widow of the late Mr. John Greene, died yesterday at her residence, Sneed Cottage, Manly Vale, aged 84 years. ...

    Article : 147 words
  34. PHILIPPINE ISLANDS.

    The Senate to-day rejected, by 33 votes to 37, a proposal to grant the Philippine Islands self-government in five years, and proceeded to consider plans for a longer transition ...

    Article : 106 words
  35. INDEX. NEWS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 224 words
  36. TASMANIAN TEAM

    The following team has been selected to represent Tasmania in the three days' match with England, commencing here to-morrow:— A. W. Rushworth (captain), D. C. Green, J. ...

    Article : 55 words
  37. AUSTRALIAN TOBACCO.

    Mr. A. J. Warry, chairman of the British Tobacco Company (Australia), Ltd., said at the annual meeting yesterday that an unduly large proportion of the leaf produced in ...

    Article : 279 words
  38. AMERICAN SWIMMERS

    The council of the N.S.W. Amateur Swimming Association decided last night to support the tour of the two Americans, Maiola Kalili, all-round swimmer, and Frank Kurtz, diver, ...

    Article : 112 words
  39. BUILDER RETIRES.

    As the result of excessive taxation, one of the best-known builders in the Commonwealth, Mr. William Stuart, has ceased active building work. ...

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  40. MR. CHARLES L. HUME.

    Mr. Charles L. Hume, of Castlesteads, Boorowa, who died recently, aged 78 years, was the youngest son of Mr. Francis Rawden Hume, nephew of Hamilton Hume, the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  41. AVIATION.

    A message from Oran (Algeria) says that bad weather compelled Mrs. Mollison to land at 4 p.m. yesterday at Beni Ounif, 240 miles south of Oran. She resumed her flight ...

    Article : 127 words
  42. WHEAT TRUCKS DERAILED.

    Mail trains from Temora and Albury were delayed more than an hour early yesterday morning owing to the derailment of eight trucks of a wheat train between Goulburn and ...

    Article : 72 words
  43. ADVERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 227 words
  44. LEAP FROM BRIDGE.

    A man, aged about 35 years, whose name is believed to be Charles Diamond, climbed the railing of the footway of the Sydney Harbour Bridge yesterday morning, and jumped into ...

    Article : 97 words
  45. ENGINEDRIVER'S DEATH.

    A railway disaster a few miles north of Wagga, in which seven people were killed and 25 injured, is recalled by the death of Mr. Andrew Charles Moodie, engine-driver, at the ...

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  46. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The piice of gold to-day was £6/5/3½ an ounce fine, compared with £6/5/6 yesterday. SIR EDWARD ELGAR. Sir Edward Elgar is completing his Third ...

    Article : 319 words
  47. SHOTS FIRED.

    Constable Wakeham fired four shots at a fleeing thief at Campsie yesterday morning, but the man escaped after climbing a fence. Wakeham noticed the man at the entrance ...

    Article : 76 words
  48. DUTY ON WIRE.

    Mr. Norman William Hutchinson, president of the Australian Association of British Manufacturers, told members of the Tariff Board to-day that if British wire was placed on the ...

    Article : 98 words
  49. PROPOSED TOLLS

    A request that the National Park Trust and Kuring-gai Chase Trust should be permitted to impose a small toll on motor vehicles passing through the areas controlled by those ...

    Article : 85 words
  50. £10,000 FOR ORCHESTRA.

    Mr. Sidney Myer, chairman of directors of the Myer Emporium, Ltd., has decided to give 10,000 £1 shares in his company for establishing a trust fund for a Melbourne ...

    Article : 59 words
  51. TRAM DRIVER

    Alfred Riley, a tram driver, of Ross-street, Gladesville, was changing a fuse of a tram in George-street, city, yesterday, when he suffered an electric shock. His life was ...

    Article : 63 words
  52. TO-DAY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 177 words
  53. ALDERMAN JOHN ROBINSON.

    Alderman John Robinson, a resident of the Marrickville district, died yesterday, aged 53 years. At the age of 15 years he left New Zealand for Western Australia, where he ...

    Article : 183 words
  54. NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING.

    The Union Steam Ship Company, Ltd., has informed the Otago Importers and Shippers' Association that, owing to the depression, it is unable to accede to the suggestion to ...

    Article : 65 words
  55. "THE MESSIAH."

    The high standard in choral singing attained by many metropolitan church choirs has been noticeable in recent years. An example of this was afforded at the Petersham ...

    Article : 131 words
  56. FREE CHRISTMAS DINNERS

    The Australian Legion of Ex-Service Clubs has set out to obtain sufficient contributions to provide 5000 families of ex-soldiers with free Christmas dinners. The response has ...

    Article : 95 words
  57. POLICE RAID.

    A party of police, under Sergeants Keefe and Lake and Constables O'Donnell, Roadley, and Fleming, raided a building in Mary-street, Surry Hills early this morning, and arrested ...

    Article : 38 words
  58. VETERAN SOLDIER.

    It was stated yesterday that it has been decided by the Maroubra-Kensington subbranch of the Returned Soldiers' League to make a Christmas presentation to Mr. Francis ...

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  59. NO STREET LIGHTS.

    Owing to the depleted state of its finances, Greta Municipal Council has decided that all street lights will have to be discontinued until times improve. ...

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  60. MEXICO AND LEAGUE.

    A message from Geneva says that owing to the financial depression, Mexico has given two years' notice of her intention to leave the League of Nations. ...

    Article : 33 words
  61. SUBURBAN PICTURE THEATRES.

    Programmes of Suburban Picture Theatre will be found in the Amusement Section on page 2 each day. ...

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