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  2. RAILWAYS.

    The Chief Commissioner (Mr. Cleary) announced yesterday that the 48-hour week was now in operation in the railway service so far as employees under ...

    Article : 749 words
  3. DREADFUL CRIME.

    A son, aged 52 years, was charged by the police at the Central Police Station last night with having s[?]ain his wealthy 79-yearold father. ...

    Article : 1,135 words
  4. SUBMARINES.

    It is stated that the Federal Government is endeavouring: to induce the British Admiralty to take over the two Australian submarines, Oxley and ...

    Article : 164 words
  5. COALMINES.

    The Premier (Mr. Bavin) has replied to the letter which was addressed to him recently by the Miners' Federation The union had called upon the Premier to prosecute the ...

    Article : 480 words
  6. THE SILVER BULLET.

    Kaye Don has abandoned his attempt to beat the world motor speed record, and will sail for England on Wednesday. The Silver Bullet is being crated for shipment to ...

    Article : 211 words
  7. MR. SNOWDEN'S BUDGET.

    Increases in the income tax, the surtax and death duties, and in the excise on beer were announced in the Budget Speech of the British Chancellor of the Exchequer (Mr. Snowden). The Chancellor stated that the safeguarding duties on lace, cutlery, ...

    Article : 91 words
  8. THE TALKIES.

    "There is much truth in the criticism that talkies are all noise and crime, but their voice production is rather worse than their vice production. It is a marvel that the ...

    Article : 988 words
  9. DEFICIT TO BE MET.

    The floor of the House of Commons and all the galleries were crowded to-day when Mr. Snowden rose to deliver his Budget speech. He was warmly ...

    Article : 1,814 words
  10. FOOD RELIEF.

    Yesterday the Department of Labour and Industry opened a food relief depot at the Bankstown War Memorial Park, and it was besieged by a large crowd of unemployed men. ...

    Article : 428 words
  11. PRINCE OF WALES.

    At the historic palace at Khartoum the Prince of Wales received 30 native leaders georgeously robed in purple and wearing jewelled swords. The leaders included Sir ...

    Article : 147 words
  12. GOLD FIND.

    The party which left Kalgoorlie early on Monday morning to inspect the new gold find at Edjudina, discovered by Mr. Alfred Thompson, returned this afternoon, and later left ...

    Article : 193 words
  13. THE THREE-POWER PACT.

    At the plenary meeting of the Naval Conference to-day, the Prime Minister (Mr. Ramsay MacDonald) presiding, reports were presented and noted or approved in order to ...

    Article : 552 words
  14. PEOPLE AT ROYAL SHOW.

    Yesterday morning's heavy shower caused no little anxiety to Sir Samuel Hordern on the Show Ground. Since he looks upon the Royal Show much like a well-oiled machine, he ...

    Article : 921 words
  15. EMPIRE GAMES.

    At a meeting of citizens held at Randwick Town Hall last night a resolution of protest against the exclusion of G. A. Golding from the British Empire Games team for Canada ...

    Article : 463 words
  16. RAILWAY UNION.

    The State secretary of the Australian Railways' Union, Mr. E. A. Chapman, issued the following statement yesterday in reply to the Chief Commissioner for Railways, Mr. Cleary: ...

    Article : 631 words
  17. UNCLAIMED BONDS.

    Although the March conversion loan of £10,000,000 closed a month ago, bonds to the value of £300,000 that matured on March 15 are still unclaimed. The holders ...

    Article : 150 words
  18. RUMOUR ABOUT A LOAN.

    City circles and financiers dismiss as imagination a story that Anglo-Australian Interests have offered Australia a loan of £20,000,000. ...

    Article : 172 words
  19. BRITAIN AND RUSSIA.

    Reference was made in the House of Commons to-day to the negotiations which had been proceeding for the purpose of concluding a temporary commercial agreement with ...

    Article : 264 words
  20. EGYPT AND THE CANAL.

    All the wiles of the Egyptian delegation are at present concentrated on an attempt to shake Britain on control of the Suez Canal. There is no sign at the moment of the Foreign ...

    Article : 300 words
  21. STATE ECONOMIES.

    The State Cabinet took the first step yesterday towards the preparation of the necessary legislation to provide for economies in the Public Service and for amendments in ...

    Article : 267 words
  22. FIRE AT WAGGA.

    Messrs. W. G. Huthwaite and Company's Riverina department stores, in Bayliss-street. Wagga. were destroyed by fire late last night It is believed that someone dropped a lighted ...

    Article : 259 words
  23. ROBBERY UNDER ARMS

    Edward Henry Malone, 31, surgical dresser, who was arrested in New South Wales, pleaded guilty before Mr. Justice Mann in the Ci[?]nal Court to-day to four charges of ...

    Article : 254 words
  24. MALTA'S OVERSEA TRADE.

    The Agent-General for Malta (Sir James Connolly) was to-day inaugurated into the Malta Agency-General. Major-General Sir Newton Moore presided, in the absence of [?]ord ...

    Article : 173 words
  25. WOOL MARKETING.

    Bradford is keenly following the Australian graziers' centrol wool-marketing proposal Bradford would not support a control suggestive of Bawra days, but would be readier to ...

    Article : 80 words
  26. MARCONI'S OFFER.

    The Marchese Marconi, learning that there were several Australian midshipmen aboard H.M.S. Royal Oak, now at Rapallo, has undertaken to take his yacht, the Elettra. thither ...

    Article : 65 words
  27. MIGRATION.

    According to migration statistics prepared by the Commonwealth Statistician, the departures from Australia during the month of February exceeded the arrivals by 1075 ...

    Article : 57 words
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