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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. FIRE AT HUME RESERVOIR.

    But for the timely arrival of Mr. Richards, a member of the electrical staff at the Hume reservoir, a fire which broke out in the main administrative office may have destroyed ...

    Article : 110 words
  3. LAWN TENNIS.

    After beginning poorly against K. Gledhill (U.S.A.), to whom he lost the first set, J. Crawford (N.S.W.) won the next three sets in good style, and thus secured the final of ...

    Article : 661 words
  4. NATIONAL PARK

    The proprietress of a kiosk at Tom Ugly's Point yesterday identified, in the Coroner's Court, Eric Roland Craig, 25, as the companion of Elizabeth Isabel O'Connor, 16, on ...

    Article : 1,770 words
  5. SHIELD MATCH.

    Requiring to score only 73 runs to gain an outright win in the Sheffield Shield match against Queensland, South Australia has made 24 in the second innings without loss of a ...

    Article : 599 words
  6. CITY COUNCIL.

    The programme of work relating to the extension of Martin-place, which was adopted, by the City Council yesterday, indicated that the undertaking would be divided ...

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  7. INCREASING BURDEN OF TAXATION.

    The following table, compiled by the secretary of the Taxpayers' Association of Victoria (Mr. M. J. Pettigrove), shows the amount of taxation a head paid in the principal countries of the world, the various Australian States, and the Commonwealth as a whole. The oversea figures are compiled from official statements prepared by the British Chancellor of the ...

    Article : 586 words
  8. WOOLLEN PRIZE RIBBONS.

    Mr. W. M. Hammond proposed at a meeting of the Murrumbidgee Pastoral and Agricultural Association that particulars should be obtained from the Royal Melbourne Society regarding ...

    Article : 72 words
  9. CONCORD BUS.

    A deputation representing the Retail Traders' Association, accompanied by the Mayor of Glebe (Alderman Gorman) waited on the Lord Mayor (Alderman Hagon) yesterday to ...

    Article : 229 words
  10. FREAK COCKATOO.

    A freak cockatoo has been captured by Mr. E. Tompsett, of Forbes. It has two distinct yellow crests extending from a central point on the front of the head to the back. It ...

    Article : 45 words
  11. ALSATIAN DOGS.

    At its meeting Mandowa Shire Council resolved to declare Alsatian dogs noxious animals within its area. ...

    Article : 21 words
  12. CHAMPION STALLION'S DEATH.

    Mr. Leslie McKenzie's champion three-year-old Clydesdale stallion, Royal Monarch, by Corie Monarch out of Widgiewa Jessie, has died. He won championships at Temora and ...

    Article : 49 words
  13. STOCK EXCHANGE CHAIRMAN.

    Mr. Frederick Orpen Steel, who was elected chairman of the Sydney Stock Exchange at the annual meeting of members yesterday, has had a long career as an officer-bearer Elected ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 169 words
  14. OBITUARY. MRS. H. W. FAIRFAX.

    The death took place suddenly on Saturday of Mrs. Harold W. Fairfax, at her residence, Meriden, Victoria-road, Bellevue Hill. The deceased lady, whose husband—fourth ...

    Article : 120 words
  15. MR. HINKLER.

    Relatives of Mr Bert Hinkler, who disappeared while flying from England to Australia recently, said yesterday that the general opinion was that Mr Hinkler had ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 719 words
  16. FIRE ON FARM.

    A fire broke out on the farm of Mrs. C. J. Wilson on Saturday night, and damage to the amount of £200 was done. About 30 tons of hay, five tons of chaff, a shed, and machinery ...

    Article : 45 words
  17. BUSINESS PREMISES BURNT.

    An early morning fire destroyed two weatherboard buildings in Keen-street, occupied by G. Walmsley as a grocery store, J. Hewitson as a motor garage, J. McLaughlin and R. ...

    Article : 85 words
  18. 104th LOTTERY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 120 words
  19. MR. J. HICKEY.

    Mr. James Hickey, ex-sergeant of police, who died at his residence, Northcote-street, Canterbury, on Friday, aged 73 years, was for 35 years connected with the ...

    Article : 83 words
  20. ARRESTS FOLLOW THEFT.

    Early on Sunday morning thieves entered F. Fitzpatrick's store on the Campbelltown road by forcing the iron bars from the doors and ransacked the shop, taking boots and ...

    Article : 64 words
  21. RAILWAY SAFE ROBBED.

    Wauchope railway station was broken into between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. yesterday by thieves who blew the safe open with gelignite inserted in the keyhole, and escaped with more than ...

    Article : 48 words
  22. MR. A. POMFRETT.

    Mr. Alfred Pomfrett, who died recently at Ashfield, aged 83 years, was one of the oldest pioneers of the district. His father established himself as an orchardist at the corner ...

    Article : 129 words
  23. SKELETON FOUND.

    Portion of a skeleton, believed to be that of James Stanton, aged 22 years, one of two persons drowned at Scarborough beach on October 1 last, has been found on the same ...

    Article : 98 words
  24. TWO MOTOR CYCLISTS INJURED.

    Frederick Kull, 31, and Arnold Cooper, 21, of Burradoo, were travelling to Sydney yesterday on a motor cycle, when, near Picton, Kull was following a motor car, which suddenly ...

    Article : 76 words
  25. THE CALL-UP

    To-day's call-up for employment is published in detail on page 14, column 6. The call does not include general labourers It applies to bricklayers in "E" and "F" ...

    Article : 111 words
  26. WOMAN'S LEG BROKEN.

    While returning in a sulky to her home at Mungay Creek, Upper Macleay, on Saturday night, Mrs. C. Cavanagh was thrown to the roadway when the sulky suddenly overturned. ...

    Article : 49 words
  27. MR. F. BOWDEN.

    Mr. Frederick Bowden, of Granville, who died last week at the age of 72, was a native of England, but had lived most of his life in Sydney. He was prominent in the ...

    Article : 154 words
  28. RIVERINA FARMERS.

    Southern Riverina farmers who crowded the School of Arts at Culcairn to-day carried a resolution deploring the inactivity of the Federal and State Governments in offering ...

    Article : 616 words
  29. SUSPENDED TEACHER.

    Miss Beatrice Taylor, the teacher who was suspended by the Director of Education, following an address which she delivered on conditions in Russia, was given an ovation last ...

    Article : 437 words
  30. CHILD DROWNED.

    Rita Maude Vaughan, aged 2½ years, was drowned at Hungry Head, two miles from Urunga, yesterday. The child was picnicking with a number of others, and wandered ...

    Article : 54 words
  31. MAN INJURED.

    J. Shaw, 27, of Denison-street, Camperdown, was found lying unconscious on the roadway of King-street, St. Peters, shortly before midnight on Saturday. He was bleeding from ...

    Article : 124 words
  32. LOCATION FOR NEW FILM.

    It is understood that Dalkeith station, owned by Mr. F. D. McMaster, has been selected by Captain Frank Hurley, who was recently a guest there, for the filming of some of the ...

    Article : 67 words
  33. INDEX. NEWS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 326 words
  34. MR. C. H. LICENCE.

    Mr. C. H. Licence, whose remains were buried in the Church of England portion of Woronora Cemetery yesterday, was born at Dover, England, 48 years ago, and was for ...

    Article : 145 words
  35. FIRE IN STORE.

    Portion of Mrs. C. Bowden's store at Nundle was destroyed by fire at about 10 p.m. yesterday. The fire originated in a bulk store, apparently through spontaneous combustion ...

    Article : 71 words
  36. UPPER HOUSE.

    At a meeting of the Parliamentary Labour party at Parliament House last night it was decided to launch an intensive campaign against the Upper House referendum, which ...

    Article : 62 words
  37. COTTAGE BURNT.

    A large weatherboard cottage in Barton-street, owned by Mr. Roy Stewart, and its contents were destroyed by fire early yesterday morning. The owner, who resides at ...

    Article : 207 words
  38. MR. W. GUEST.

    Mr. William Guest, president of the Waverley Cricket Club and a member of a wellknown family of Riverina pastoralists, died on Saturday, aged 56 years. He had been ...

    Article : 485 words
  39. PEOPLE BECOME ILL

    Twenty-five persons, including 13 children, who attended a picnic conducted by the Osborne Park Methodist Church to-day, became violently ill after eating meat sandwiches. ...

    Article : 55 words
  40. SCHOOLS REOPEN TO-DAY.

    Schools under the Education Department will reopen to-day, with the exception of schools in the western area, which resume next Tuesday. Boys and girls who have ...

    Article : 161 words
  41. ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 202 words
  42. ALLEGED FRAUD.

    Frank Joseph Measures, 71, an American, appeared before the Central Police Court yesterday afternoon on three charges of false pretences, alleged by the police to involve many ...

    Article : 112 words
  43. CAR IN RIVER.

    When a sedan motor car ran into the Karuah River at Karuah late this afternoon, G.Salvage, 26, of Vine-street, Mayfield, and Miss M. Robertson, of Mayfield, had ...

    Article : 174 words
  44. ALLEGED CONSPIRACY.

    It was announced yesterday by the Crown Law Department that no proceedings would be taken against Ronald McGregor Duncan, solicitor, of Cremorne, Doris Mavis Cooke, and ...

    Article : 72 words
  45. FLOATING LOGS.

    Floating debris, tree trunks, and large logs, washed out to sea during the recent storms, constitute a danger to shipping on the south coast. The Navigation Department has issued ...

    Article : 134 words
  46. ALLEGED ATTEMPT TO DEFRAUD.

    Detective-sergeant Lawrence and Detective Clifford have been investigating allegations that some persons were endeavouring to obtain control of three insurance companies by ...

    Article : 138 words
  47. ABORIGINAL'S DEATH.

    According to Information received by Inspector W. Lipo from the police at Coen, it is believed that an aboriginal, Jimmy Breezer, who has been missing for a month, was taken by a ...

    Article : 100 words
  48. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The price of gold to-day was £6/1/5 an ounce fine. ALLEGED MURDERERS MURDERED. A band of 70 armed Macedonians stormed a ...

    Article : 157 words
  49. TO-DAY.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 156 words
  50. HOSPITAL PATIENT.

    A patient at Sydney Hospital was killed yesterday when he fell from the verandah of Ward 5. He was Leonard Robertson, 45, a labourer, of Henderson-road, Alexandria. ...

    Article : 134 words
  51. TREE VANDAL.

    A massive Moreton Bay figtree, that has been growing in Elizabeth Bay Park for more than 70 years, has been poisoned by a vandal. It was discovered last week that 14 distinct ...

    Article : 129 words
  52. MECHANIC KILLED

    Frank Zapetti, 22, single a motor mechanic last evening had the top portion of his skull removed by a broken flywheel from motor car which he was testing. He was killed ...

    Article : 132 words
  53. STOWAWAY'S CONFESSION

    Several stowaways,principally on mail steamers, have been discovered in Suva recently One youth about l8, who boarded the ...

    Article : 102 words
  54. AEROPLANE CRASHES.

    An aeroplane piloted by Brian Davies stalled when 200ft up while flying near Opunake yesterday, and nose-dived to the ground. The passenger, Guy Putt, l8, was thrown against ...

    Article : 59 words
  55. S.A. LABOUR PARTY.

    It is expected that Mr. Hill having accepted the offer of the Agent-Generalship will tender his resignation as Premier with that of the other Ministers on his return from ...

    Article : 73 words
  56. SUBURBAN PICTURE THEATRES

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

    Article : 21 words
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