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  2. "TOO MUCH LUXURY."

    The Minister for Public Works (Mr. Jones) told a deputation from the Municipal Association of Victoria to-day that he was doubtful whether Australia could maintain a state ...

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  3. KUBELIK.

    Jan Kubelik, who completed his Australasian visit with a concert tour of New Zealand, returned to Sydney yesterday by the Ulimaroa, on his way to Adelaide, where he is to embark ...

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  4. BOYS' BRIGADE.

    A hundred boys will be at the Boys' Brigade any night. Several hundred will be present at the Christmas treat that is always provided —hundreds of youngsters who are all learning ...

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  5. PLANTS AND TREES BROKEN.

    At the last meeting of the Parramatta Council the gardener reported that large numbers of plants and shrubs in the Parramatta park and gardens were being damaged each week, ...

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  6. MEAT STRIKE.

    Some details of the extra cost of handling stock left over in Sydney as a result of the strike were given yesterday by the Defence Committee of the Stock, Meat, and Allied ...

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  7. STARLINGS.

    "The starling—an imported bird—is one of the greatest problems facing settlers on the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area," said Mr. Keith McKeown, assistant entomologist to ...

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  8. STATE SESSION.

    In view of the Government's determination to proceed with its proposal for the abolition of the Upper House, there were only brief sittings of both Houses of Parliament ...

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  9. TOWN-PLANNING.

    Professor Leslie Wilkinson touched on various aspects of town-planning in a lecture he delivered last night to members of the Institute of Architects. ...

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  10. T. D. MUTCH TESTIMONIAL.

    The proposed testimonial to Mr. T. D. Mutch, ex-M.L.A., was mentioned at last night's meeting of the Randwick Council. Alderman Dunningham, M.L.A., said that ...

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  11. MOTOR BOATING.

    Among the attractions on Saturday when the Australian Motor Yacht Squadron will celebrate its first commodore's day, will be a scries of record attempts by Mr. R. Walder's champion hydroplane. ...

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  12. NO MINIATURE GOLF ON SUNDAYS.

    At a meeting of the Hunter's Hill Council last night it was decided to prohibit the playing of miniature golf in the municipality on Sundays. ...

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  13. NEWCASTLE COLLIERIES.

    Rumours are current in Newcastle to-day of the possibility of a further merger of big northern coal interests. Caledonian Collieries, Ltd., Hebburn, Ltd., and the Broken Hill ...

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  14. COURSING.

    Nominations will close at the club's office. 11s Castlereagh-st, at noon to-day for the Australasian Coursing Club's meeting at Mascot to-morrow afternoon, when the programme will consist of four ...

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  15. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    When the Legislative Council met at 4.15 p.m. the Vice-President of the Executive Council (Mr. Willis) moved that the members proceed to Government House to present to the ...

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  16. EXPEDITION TO PORT STEPHENS.

    A party of bird-lovers and others will visit Port Stephens next month, leaving Sydney and Newcastle on January 2. Cabbage Tree and Broughton Islands, off the coast, where ...

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  17. OWNERS AND TRAINERS' ASSOCIATION.

    After a period of inactivity extending oier more than a year the Greyhound Owners and Trainers' Coursing Association is to be revived and for this purpose a meeting will be held in January next ...

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  18. TOURIST TRAFFIC.

    Mr. H. J. Lambie, Director of the New South Wales Government Tourist Bureau, stated yesterday that the tourist traffic to Australia was showing an increase. He attributes this largely ...

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  19. ECONOMIES IN W.A.

    Referring to the deficit of £909,834 for five months, compared with £521,000 for the corresponding period of the previous year, the Premier (Sir James Mitchell) said that many ...

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  20. COOGEE BEACH PARADE.

    The Coogee Beach mannequin parade was opened last night by the Mayor of Randwick (Alderman Jennings). There was a very large attendance. The Mayor said that the parade ...

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  21. BILLIARDS TOURNAMENT.

    The scores in the international billiards tournament are:- Davis (received 7000), 16,689. including breaks of 768 (full), 203, 581, 243, and 517; Lindrum, ...

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  22. MOTOR CYCLIST INJURED.

    Alfred Frame, 25, of Church-street, Castle Hill, was riding along the Castle Hill-road on a motor cycle yesterday morning when he swerved to avoid colliding with a motor car, ...

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  23. WALK ACROSS AUSTRALIA.

    With the declared intention of walking to his home in Wetern Australia, where he says he knows he can find work, Herbert James Hearn, an unemployed furnaceman, ...

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  24. ASSISTING THE RAILWAYS.

    The local Chamber of Commerce has sent a letter to the Railway Union, asking for co-operation in supporting business people who are supporting the railways against motor ...

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  25. RENAMING LONG BAY.

    At the Randwick Council meeting last night Alderman H. F. Nagle moved that the name of the Long Bay district should be altered to Lurnea, which means "Here I Rest." ...

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  26. DEATH FROM THIRST.

    Oliver Clarke, about 54, a native of Radnor, Wales, was found dead to-day by a police party on Hall's Creek telegraph line, 14 miles from Fitzroy Crossing. He appeared to have ...

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  27. LIEUTENANT HILL.

    Flight Lieutenant Hill, who crashed at Atamboea, in the island of Timor, on the final stage of the flight from England to Australia, has informed his father, Mr. E. ...

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  28. PARENTS AND CITIZENS.

    It has been decided by the Federation of Parents and Citizens" Associations to appoint Mr. W. H. Honey honorary oiganiser for the federation to organise the Parents and ...

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  29. ARMISTICE DAY IN SUVA.

    'Neath a greying sky, the population of Suva did honour to the men who fought in the Great War. The beautiful Albert Park was the scene of the gathering. More than ...

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  30. SPEECH DAYS.

    Kogarah Intermediate High School celebrated its first speech day yesterday. There was a large attendance of pupils, parents, and friends. The headmaster (Mr. E. C. Arnold) ...

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  32. UNEMPLOYMENT.

    The Burwood Council has decided to spend £100 on unemployment relief before Christmas. During the past three months the council has given employment to 48 men at a cost ...

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  33. SOLICITOR ARRESTED.

    While Brian Dunningham, a solicitor, of Auckland, and his wife were ascending the gangway of the steamer Monowai, which was leaving Wellington for San Francisco, he was ...

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  34. OBITUARY.

    Mr. Alfred Joseph Turnley, who died at his home, St, Lawrence, Cowles-road, Mosman, on Saturday, was born at Cawnpore, India, in 1861, and served as surveyor in H.M. Customs ...

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  35. COUNCIL OF CHURCHES.

    The Council of Chinches of New South Wales yesterday decided not only to protest to the Premier by deputation against the proposed Lotteries Bill, but to organise ...

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  36. CHILD SERIOUSLY INJURED.

    Struck by a motor car in Regent-street, Redfern, yesterday Olga Ellicombe, 11, of Caroline-street, Redfern, suffered a fractured skull and other injuries. She was taken by ...

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  37. MR. E. H. SCALES.

    Mr. E. H. Scales, who was secretary of the Metropolitan Coal Company for about 25 years, died at his residence, Wollstonecraft, yesterday morning, at the age of 61 years. Born ...

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  38. MARTIN-PLACE.

    A report of the City Engineer (Mr. Garnsey) before the Works Committee yesterday estimated the total road construction cost of extending Martin-place through to ...

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  39. BOAT ATTACKED BY SHARK.

    Mr. Alfred Peatey was returning from fishing in a 12ft dinghy on Monday evening when a large shark seized the gunwhalo of the boat, which on several occasions was almost ...

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  40. MR. W. R. S. HICKSON.

    Mr. W. R. S. Hickson, who was associated with the A.M.P. Society for 38 years, has died. Mr. Hickson at one time was a wellknown cricketer He represented Willington ...

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  41. CHINESE SERIOUSLY INJURED.

    Quong Woe Tye, 70, a market gardener, of Clarke-street, Ryde, was seriously injured early this morning when the motor lorry on which he was riding overturned at the intersection ...

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  42. AUSTRALIA'S ORDEAL.

    In an address to-day the Archbishop of Brisbane (Dr. Duhig) said that Australia was passing through an ordeal unprecedented in her history, and that it was revealing who ...

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  43. DROWNED WHILE FISHING.

    John McLellan Dick, about 46, a resident of Geraldton, was drowned, and William Leighton was nearly drowned yesterday at Red Point, about five miles south of the mouth ...

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  44. REGENT THEATRE.

    Mr. J. J. Collins has been engaged as producer at the Regent Theatre, Born in Perth, Mr. Collins toured Africa, England, Europe, and America as a juggler and returned here ...

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  45. ULSTER ASSOCIATION.

    There was a large attendance at the 24th annual banquet of the Ulster Association of New South Wales, which was held in Sargent's Cafe last night. Mr. James ...

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  46. GOLD FIND REPORTED.

    It is reported that another gold find has been made three miles from Dajarra, near Duchess, in the Mount Isa district, and that several leases have been pegged out. ...

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  47. PROFIT ON WONTHAGGI MINE.

    The annual report for 1929-30 for the State coal mine at Wonthaggi was presented in the Legislative Assembly to-day. This showed a profit on working expenses of £160,833. The ...

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  48. KENSINGTON WATER SUPPLY.

    It was reported to the Randwick Council last night that £3000 had been made available to improve the water supply to Kensington heights. ...

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