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  2. PARLIAMENT.

    With traditional ceremony the first session of the 29th Parliament was officially opened yesterday by the Governor (Sir Philip Game). In Macquarie-street, outside Parliament ...

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  3. STABILISATION.

    The Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Dunm announced in the Legislative Assembly yesterday that steps were being taken to stabilise the wheat industry. Meantime the ...

    Article : 475 words
  4. MINISTER'S EDICT.

    The Minister for Works (Mr. Davidson) has given instructions to departmental heads that the Government's policy of preference to unionists must be strictly observed in ...

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  5. UPPER HOUSE.

    Mr. A. C. Willis, Vice-Presldent of the Executive Council, announced in the Legislative Council yesterday afternoon that he intended to move to-day for the abolition of ...

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  6. SOVIET CRISIS.

    Although it repudiates alarmist reports from Russia, the Soviet Embassy in London admits that there was a serious conspiracy against M. Stalin ...

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  7. MEAT STRIKE.

    Fresh overtures for a settlement of the strike wove made yesterday. The mediator on this occasion was a member of the Meat Board (Mr. J. P. Osborne), who made certain ...

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  8. EARTHQUAKE.

    Tokio and Yokohama were rocked by a very severe earthquake at 4 o'clock this morning. No damage was done here, but incoming reports state that ...

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  9. THE COMMONS.

    Asked in the House of Commons whether the Treasury was satisfied that adequate funds would be made available in Britain by the Australian Government to meet payments to ...

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  10. EDUCATION BILL.

    The Prime Minister (Mr. MacDonald) and most members of the Cabinet attended a meeting of the Parliamentary Labour party to-day, in pursuance, it was explained, of the ...

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  11. SEDITION CHARGE.

    The trial of the eight professors charged with plotting the downfall of the Soviet and the five-year plan opened with stage-like effects. The proceedings were broadcast from ...

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  12. CONSERVATIVES.

    The Conservative leader (Mr. Baldwin), after receiving a vote of unabated confidence, addressed a conference of Conservative associations at Kingsway Hall. He Indicated ...

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  13. LIQUOR IN AIRCRAFT.

    The question of drinking in aircraft was raised before the Licensing Commission. Major Beaumont, representing Imperial Airways, Ltd., argued in favour of intoxicants on ...

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  14. STANTON HOUSE

    A sale of Importance so far as city properties are concerned was completed yesterday, when the property known as Stanton House, 133 Pitt-street, the headquarters of ...

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  15. AMALGAMATION.

    Amalgamation of the Abermain Seaham collieries and the colliery business of Messrs. J. and A. Brown, of Newcastle, has been arranged. ...

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  16. CONSTITUTIONAL QUESTIONS.

    It is believed that there aro serious Constitutional difficulties which may hinder the Government's proposal to abolish the Legislative Council. ...

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  17. IMPERIAL AIRWAYS.

    Thepassenger capacity of the Imperial Airways' fleet will be more than doubled in the spring by the addition of eight Handley-Page aeroplanes and three Short Super-Calcutta ...

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  18. INDIA CONFERENCE.

    The British-Indian delegation to the Indian Round Table Conference this afternoon resolved that the Federal Relations Committee should be requested to co-operate with the ...

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  19. WHEAT MARKETING.

    Continuance of the Federal Farm Board's stabilisation efforts, centred around purchases to date of over 100,000,000 bushels of wheat, was virtually assured when representatives ...

    Article : 349 words
  20. COUNTRY HOSPITALS.

    At a meeting of hospital directors last night drastic retrenchments were decided on. The nursing staff will be reduced to a minimum, and salaries will be cut down as low ...

    Article : 204 words
  21. SEQUEL TO BERLIN RIOTS.

    A message from Berlin states that in connection with the May Day riots of last year, when 40 civilians, including a New Zlealand Journalist, C. E. Mackay, were killed by police, ...

    Article : 86 words
  22. ACTIVITY AT GOULBURN.

    Practically every slaughter yard in Goulburn is at work. A large proportion of the slaughtering is being done for Sydney. Many Goulburn butchers are killing for Sydney ...

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  23. MIGRATION LAWS.

    President Hoover states that he feels more selective and flexible immigration laws are needed in the United States, The President's views are accepted as being in general ...

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  24. BUNNERONG COAL.

    An Investigation was commenced yesterday of the charges about coal and the state of the boilers at Bunnerong, made by Aid. Garden at Tuesday's meeting of the City Council. ...

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  25. NEWCASTLE ABATTOIRS.

    It has been decided by the Newcastle District Abattoirs Boaid that no meat slaughtered at the Newcastle abattoirs shall be sent to Sydney during the strike Master butchers ...

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  26. CRIME SUPPRESSION

    President Hoover said to-day. "The report that I am proposing to Congress any extension of the Federal criminal laws to cover racketeering is untrue. Every State ...

    Article : 209 words
  27. ELWOOD MURDER.

    Although the detectives who are investigating the murder of Miss Mar[?] Dean, 25 years, of Milton-street, Elwood, have not yet entirely discarded the theory that the motive ...

    Article : 251 words
  28. CONVERSION LOAN.

    Subscriptions to the Conversion Loan during the last few days include the following:— United Insurance Co., Ltd., £37,750; Australian Natives' Association, £14,000; Sun ...

    Article : 132 words
  29. ABERDEEN WORKS.

    More master butchers arrived last night, some of them by car from Sydney. The works are now in full swing, lamb, mutton, beef, and pigs and calves being treated. The ...

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  30. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Notes have been exchanged between the British Loatlon at Oslo and the Norwegian Government with reference to the latter's claim to sovereignty over Jan Mayen Island, ...

    Article : 432 words
  31. BILLIARDS TOURNAMENT.

    The international billiards tournament has resolved itself into a duel between Lindrum and Davis, who are playing the key match at Leicester. Davis is the one Englishman ...

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  32. ROTHBURY.

    The Minister for Works (Mr. Davidson) announced yesterday that he had called for a report from the officers regarding those employees in the department's service who had ...

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  33. 'PLANES COLLIDE.

    On the return Journey from Leuchars Aerodrome to Donlbristle, the leader of four R.A.F. biplanes, three of which were flying in arrowhead formation, collided with another while ...

    Article : 109 words
  34. BOY DROWNED.

    Two employees at the Dunlop Rubber Company's works at Collingwood to-day saw an elderly man smuggling in the Merri Creek, near the factory. They left their work and ...

    Article : 138 words
  35. TRADE BALANCE

    Figures showing that the trade balance in the six months ended September 30 was favourable to Australia were given in the House of Representatives by the Acting Prime ...

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  36. ADDITIONAL POLICE.

    The Chief Secretary (Mr. Gosling), referring yesterday to the number of recent robberies by armed men in the city and suburbs said that special efforts were to be made by the ...

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  37. IN THE ASSEMBLY.

    In the Legislative Assembly Mr. W. Folster moved and Mr. E. P. Kinsella seconded that the following Addiess in Reply should be sent to the Govetnot: ...

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  38. CHINESE REDS

    The second officer of the British Yangtze steamer Fuhwo was wounded when Communists fired on the ship near Hankow. The Reds' influence is spreading in Hunan ...

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  39. NEW SPEED RECORDS.

    Driving a Sunbeam car on the Monthlery track (France), J. Dunfee, an Englishman, made five new international class D records, namely, for 50 miles, at an average of 117.20 ...

    Article : 119 words
  40. ANTI-RIOT INSURANCE.

    In the House of Representatives to-day Mr. Keane (Vic.) asked whether the Acting Prime Minister (Mr. Fenton) was aware that insurance companies in Melbourne were doing ...

    Article : 79 words
  41. MR. SCULLIN IN IRELAND.

    Referring at a reception at Cork to the partition of Ireland, the Australian Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) said that he could not accept any decision of nationality. His ...

    Article : 87 words
  42. FATALITY AT ST. PETERS.

    Falling in a fit yesterday morning, Frederick Bean, aged 14 years, of King-street, St. Peters, was drowned in water less than three feet deep. ...

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