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  2. EXEMPTION.

    In the House of Representatives this afternoon, the Acting Treasurer (Mr. Lyons) announced that the Government had decided to exclude from taxation, persons whose total ...

    Article : 506 words
  3. DR. BATTY.

    The Bishop Coadjutor of Brisbane (the Right Rev. F. de W. Batty) was this afternoon elected successor to the late Dr. G. M. Long as Anglican Bishop of Newcastle. ...

    Article : 551 words
  4. LIQUIDATION.

    It was announced yesterday by the directors of Arthur Rickard and Co., Ltd., city real estate agents, that a meeting of shareholders would shortly be called to put the company ...

    Article : 743 words
  5. STATE LOTTERY.

    The State Government proposes to introduce a State lottery, or a consultation sweep, which will be based on the lines of the Tattersall's sweep in Tasmania. It will be ...

    Article : 487 words
  6. WHEAT PRICES.

    The resolutions of the wheat-growers' conference in Canberra on Wednesday were considered by the Federal Cabinet to-day. The Cabinet decided that the suggestions ...

    Article : 800 words
  7. PREFERENCES

    Thirteen, after all, is not an unlucky number. November 13 has seen the Imperial Conference at the last moment rescued from the prospect of absolute ...

    Article : 1,304 words
  8. MR. SCULLIN.

    Mr. Scullin's part in bringing about final agreement by the heads of the delegations was the most important of all played by the dominion representatives. ...

    Article : 457 words
  9. 100 DEAD.

    Rescuers are working desperately amid subterranean cries and groans in the hope that they may yet save some of those who were buried in the great falls of earth yesterday ...

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  10. JAPANESE PREMIER

    An attempt was made to murder the Prime Minister (Mr. Hamaguchi) as he was about to entrain at Tokio, to attend the military manoeuvres. He was shot in the groin, and ...

    Article : 141 words
  11. AMAZING ESCAPE

    Whilst being transported along a busy street at Annandale yesterday two prisoners tore up the floor boards of a "Black Maria," dropped to the roadway, and escaped. ...

    Article : 424 words
  12. UNEMPLOYED RIOT.

    Disgraceful scenes were witnessed in Castlereagh-street, near Park-street, city, yesterday, when a number of men and women, taking part in an unemployed demonstration, fought ...

    Article : 757 words
  13. SIR O. NIEMEYER.

    In the House of Representatives to-day the Acting Prime Minister made a statement of the correspondence that led to the visit of Sir Otto Niemeyer to Australia. ...

    Article : 797 words
  14. RIOTING IN CUBA.

    Rioting and street fighting between mobs of students and troops were renewed violently in Havana (Cuba) after the Government had taken wide precautions against threatened ...

    Article : 207 words
  15. BRITISH RAILWAYS.

    The railway companies have asked the unions to accept heavy reductions in all grades. They state that they cannot continue the present expenditure on labour. ...

    Article : 201 words
  16. FINANCE.

    An effort is to be made by the Opposition in the Senate to amend the Salaries Assessment Bill, so as to provide that the proposed reduction of salaries of Public servants ...

    Article : 435 words
  17. TRANSPORT TRUST.

    The Transport Trust last night decided to institute its own motor bus services from Eastwood and Hatton's Flat to the city. If these prove successful, similar services may be ...

    Article : 243 words
  18. LATE W. BROWN.

    Probate of the will of Mr. William Brown, late of Newcastle, brother of the late Mr. John Brown, was granted yesterday. The estate was valued at £452,640. ...

    Article : 215 words
  19. REVOLT IN PERU.

    A message from Lima (Peru) states that disorder and revolt continue in the interior. The authorities assert that the troubles are largely due to Communistic influence among ...

    Article : 158 words
  20. BANKS COLLAPSE.

    The collapse of the long-established southern investment house of Caldwell and Company of Nashville, followed by the closing of the Affiliated Bank of Tennessee and the ...

    Article : 216 words
  21. NOBEL PRIZE.

    The Nobel prize for science has been awarded to Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman for his work on light diffusion. [Sir Chandrasekhara Raman is Professor ...

    Article : 66 words
  22. THE THEATRE

    Pressmen were invited yesterday by the Commissioner of Police (Mr. Childs) to inspect the latest addition to the criminal investigation branch of the Police Force, a ...

    Article : 227 words
  23. PRISON CAMP ESCAPEES

    Exhausted from lack of food and exposure, the two prisoners who escaped from the Mount Mitchell prison camp, near Glen Innes, last Sunday, were recaptured near Dalmorton ...

    Article : 209 words
  24. TRADE UNIONS

    Mr. W. Fletcher, general secretary to the Railway Service Association, said last night that his organisation did not believe that the Lang Government would bring down ...

    Article : 191 words
  25. HUGE PRICE CUT.

    The "Daily Express" says that the British Electrical Federation, which controls huge transport companies in England, has placed a tender for 20,000,000 gallons of petrol with ...

    Article : 67 words
  26. COPPER PRODUCTION.

    The New York Copper Institute ano[?]nced that producers representing 90 per cent. of the world's output had agreed to reduce production 20,000 tons a month, representing 15 per ...

    Article : 140 words
  27. £630 LOST IN BAG.

    Mrs. Sarah Jof[?]e, of Beach-road Rushcutter Bay, reported to the police yesterday that she had lost a small black calf-skin bag containing £630 in £10 and £5 banknotes. She ...

    Article : 103 words
  28. INTERNATIONAL AIR AGREEMENT.

    The "New York Times" announces that an international agreement is being negotiated between Imperial Airways and Pan-American Airways, with the ultimate aim of a ...

    Article : 63 words
  29. FIERCE CYCLONE.

    A cyclone practically destroyed Kyaukpyu, a [?]anort in Burma, blowing down Government buildings, and reducing the bazaar to a heap [?] twisted iron. Two deaths have so far ...

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