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  2. EDUCATION.

    At the beginning of 1932 the Department of Education was faced with several problems arising out of the adverse economic conditions. The most disturbing of these was the ...

    Article : 885 words
  3. CANCER RESEARCH.

    The question is sometimes asked, "What has been done with all the money that was given by the public of New South Wales a few years ago for cancer research?" It can fairly ...

    Article : 901 words
  4. FOREIGN MISSIONS.

    Last year was a difficult one for all foreign missionary societies; several found it necessary to economise in many directions Most, however, were able to maintain their field staffs. ...

    Article : 1,366 words
  5. SCIENCE.

    The year that hes just closed was marked by many important developments in the varied domain of science, not a few of them far-reaching in their influence for the betterment ...

    Article : 1,357 words
  6. LAWN TENNIS.

    The fourth and final test match between Australia and the United States will be played at the Lawn Tennis Ground, Rushcutter Bay, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The ...

    Article : 549 words
  7. STATE HOSPITALS.

    The State Government recently decided to set apart £250,000 to enable the Hospitals Commission to put in hand forthwith necessary structural alterations to existing ...

    Article : 132 words
  8. EDUCATION.

    The Australian Education Conference, which has been organised by the New South Wales Public School Teachers' Federation and the Federated State School Teachers' Association ...

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  9. UNMPLOYMENT. RELIEF COUNCIL

    A special report of the operations of the Stevens Government since it took office in June last in unemployment relief has been furnished to the Ministry by departmental ...

    Article : 580 words
  10. OBITUARY. MR. A. J. HARNEY.

    Mr. Arthur J. Harney died at Hurstville last week. He was the younger son of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. Harney, of Goulburn and Arncliffe. He was educated at St. Patrick's ...

    Article : 148 words
  11. MR. W. J. JOHNSON.

    Mr. W. J. Johnson, whose funeral took place in the Roman Catholic portion of Rookwood cemetery on Monday afternoon, was 84 years of age. A native of South Creek, St. Marys, ...

    Article : 117 words
  12. MR. B. C. STELL.

    Mr. Benjamin C. Stell, of Carlton, who died on Monday, aged 79 years, was for 50 years in business in Sydney as a shop and office fitter, until his retirement about 12 months ago. He ...

    Article : 114 words
  13. WHEAT DELIVERIES.

    A total of 14,835 bags of wheat was delivered at the Finley railway station one day last week between 7.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m.—a record, it is claimed, for any railway station ...

    Article : 214 words
  14. MR. R. BELL.

    Mr. Robert Bell, principal in the firm of Bell and Co., of George-street, city, died on Monday, aged 61 years. Before starting on his own account, he was for 16 years leading hand ...

    Article : 154 words
  15. STATISTICIAN'S FIGURES.

    According to the percentage figures supplied by the Commonwealth Statistician for the last quarter of 1932, unemployment has decreased in all States. The maximum ...

    Article : 419 words
  16. MRS. A. B. KING.

    The death occurred at Manly on Saturday last of Mrs. Agnes Barbara King, widow of the late Mr. G. K. King, of Strathfield. She was the only daughter of the late Mr. Charles ...

    Article : 107 words
  17. TO FIGHT GRASS GRUB.

    Mr. A. L. Tonnoir, senior entomologist of the Division of Economic Entomology at Canberra, is making experiments, which may lead to the destruction of a grub that has caused ...

    Article : 203 words
  18. MIGRATION.

    Statistics of Australian oversea migration for November show that arrivals numbered 3775, exceeding the departures of 3049, by 726. The excess of arrivals over departures ...

    Article : 183 words
  19. CANCER.

    Statements by the New South Wales Minister for Health (Mr. Weaver) regarding the decision of the Cancer Research Fund authorities to suspend assistance for the maintenance ...

    Article : 354 words
  20. THE SUBURBS.

    To assist the funds of the Royal North Shore Hospital, the Willoughby branch of the hospital's auxiliary service league is organising a gymkhana to be held on Anniversary ...

    Article : 465 words
  21. NEW ZEALAND SCHOOLBOYS

    A Maori "haka," performed with the vim and vigour of youth, was the only payment exacted from the party of New Zeeland schoolboys by their hosts, the Commercial ...

    Article : 149 words
  22. BOY SHOT DEAD.

    William Alfred Lang, 15, son of Mr. Alexander Lang, of Lismore, was accidentally shot dead when a shot-gun carried by a companion exploded. ...

    Article : 118 words
  23. BUTTER.

    The meeting of the Australian Dairy Produce Export Board ended to-night, and the following official statement was issued: "The question of f.o.b. and c.i.f. and e. sales of ...

    Article : 337 words
  24. MOSMAN MAYORAL DRESS.

    The recently-elected Mayor of Mosman (Alderman Hill) appeared in evening dress, but without his robes at last night's meeting of the municipal council, thus departing from ...

    Article : 152 words
  25. CANE-CUTTING.

    Suppliers to the South Johnstone sugar mill reversed by 137 votes to 78, a motion carried previously when foreign farmers voted against British preference in cane-cutting. ...

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  26. PUBLIC PROTEST.

    A public meeting was held at Northbridge to protest against the proposal of the Willoughby Council to construct an incinerator and sewerage dump at Kent's Paddock., Flat ...

    Article : 105 words
  27. WESTERN AUSTRALIAN POLICE.

    The Cabinet to-day appointed Inspector W. A. Douglas to be Commissioner of Police in place of Mr. R. Connell, who has retired. In future there will be three chief inspectors ...

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  28. CHARITABLE RELIEF.

    Meals, clothing, and a bed are regarded as the bedrock of human subsistence, and providing them constitutes the greatest problem of the community. The three factors in the ...

    Article : 216 words
  29. "THE COUNT OF LUXEMBOURG."

    "The Count of Luxembourg," one of the less well-known of Franz Lehar's operettas, was broadcast throughout Australia from the Australian Broadcasting Commission's studio last ...

    Article : 232 words
  30. REV. FATHER MIZZI.

    It is claimed that the transfer of the Rev. Father M. G. Mizzi from Innisfail, Queensland, to Hippo, North Africa, constitutes a record in distance so far as the Roman ...

    Article : 131 words
  31. CASUALTIES.

    Alfred Mcpherson, 18, of Lachlan-street, Waterloo, was admitted to the Royal South Sydney Hospital last night in a critical condition suffering from head injuries. He died ...

    Article : 121 words
  32. WOOLLAHRA INCINERATOR.

    In a letter to the Editor, "Ruined" states that he owns two blocks of land near the Woollahra incinerator. The land cost him £1250, and last year he received an offer of ...

    Article : 105 words
  33. BOY MISSING.

    Grave fears are entertained for the safety of Frederick Chaney, 15, who left his home in Margaret street, Randwick, early yesterday morning. He stated that he intended to go ...

    Article : 97 words
  34. PARK MURDER INQUEST.

    The City Coroner (Mr. Farrington) will open an inquest into the death of May Miller, who was found murdered in Queen's Park on December 9, at the Coroner's Court on January ...

    Article : 57 words
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