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  2. GOLD PRODUCTION.

    "In 1760 the price of gold was fixed at about £4/4/11 an ounce, and although costs of production have increased cnormously since then, the price has varied no more than a ...

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  3. HEAVY RAIN.

    Consequent upon the extension southward of the tropical disturbance which has been causing widespread rains on the North Coast, heavy showers fell over Sydney and suburbs ...

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  4. AUSTRALIAN FLIERS.

    Smith and Shiers, who were forced down near the Ord River on the first stages of a flight to England, reached Wyndham yesterday. They expect to continue the flight to ...

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  5. PRIMARY PRODUCTION.

    Mr. George Crowley, chairman of the City Mutual Life Assurance Society, in his address at the annual meeting of the society yesterday, said that Australia was now feeling the ...

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  6. PEOPLE AT THE SHOW.

    An early visitor at the Royal Show yesterday was the Governor-General-in full winter kit. His Excellency had a look round under the guidance of Sir Samuel Hordern and the ...

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  7. UNCLAIMED BONDS.

    Further information, made available by the Federal Treasury, regarding unclaimed bonds in Commonwealth loam that have matured in the last six years, shows that since June of ...

    Article : 124 words
  8. COUNTRY NEWS.

    Mr. W. M. Hughes, M.P., and Senator Duncan formed a branch of the Australian party last night. More than 1000 people were present. Mr. Hughes said that the Australian ...

    Article : 43 words
  9. LATE SIR THOMAS HUGHES.

    The funeral of the late Sir Thomas Hughes, M.L.C., which took place yesterday, was very largely attended, all sections of the community being represented. ...

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  10. FATAL CAR ACCIDENT.

    Maurice Walsh, an elderly man, died in hospital this morning from injuries received when he was struck by a car last night. The car was driven by Samuel Richardson, ...

    Article : 65 words
  11. WAYWARD YOUTH FINED.

    John Edward Bright, l8, was fined £3 for having stolen £4, the property of Hubert Martin, a wardsman at the district hospital It was stated that Bright told the matron ...

    Article : 114 words
  12. BAD FLYING CONDITIONS.

    Mr. F. Bardsley, who with Messrs. K. Wedgewood and R. Annabel, arrived at Perth yesterday in three Gypsy Moth 'planes on a flight round Australia, said that ...

    Article : 233 words
  13. CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER.

    The Chief Commonwealth Electoral Officer (Mr. J. D. Farrar) will retire on Friday, when he will reach the age of 65 years. He has been nearly 44 years in the Public service. ...

    Article : 135 words
  14. FISHERMAN'S GOOD HAUL.

    The biggest haul of fish caught in the Lachlan River for some years was pulled out at Bundaburra by Ned Sayers, of Forbes. They were all Murray cod. In the catch were two ...

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  15. FIRE DESTROYS COTTAGE.

    Fire destroyed the six-roomed weatherboard home of J. W. Simmonds on Parkes-road. Nothing was saved. As the house was outside the reticulated area the brigade could do ...

    Article : 55 words
  16. WAGGA HOSPITAL.

    An unsatisfactory position has arisen regarding the erection of a proposed maternity hospital within the Wagga Hospital grounds. Several months ago efforts were made to ...

    Article : 182 words
  17. EX-RHODES SCHOLAR.

    Charged before the Chief Justice and a jury to-day with having spoken and published seditious words in the Domain, Frederick Woolnough Paterson, former Queensland ...

    Article : 205 words
  18. LATE SISTER MARY BENIGNUS.

    The death has occurred of Sister Mary Benignus, who had charge of the St. John's Orphanage. The late sister was born at Johnstoven, County Kilkenny, Ireland, and ...

    Article : 75 words
  19. THIEVES' RUSE.

    Thieves escaped with valuable jewellery, mostly watches, from Condoleon Bros.' gramophone and jewellery department in a very simple manner last night. About 8 o'clock, ...

    Article : 175 words
  20. TATTOO AT MANLY.

    At a naval and military tattoo of the 17th Battalion, A.M.F., last night on Manly Oval assistance was given by the Royal Australian Navy, Royal Australian Naval Reserve, Royal ...

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  21. SIMPLIFIED PRACTICE.

    Much valuable work has been carried on in Sydney by the simplified Practice Division of the Standards Associations of Australia in regard to the elimination of unnecessary sizes ...

    Article : 189 words
  22. COMPULSORY GARBAGE SYSTEMS.

    A special meeting of the Ratepayers' Defence Association, held to discuss a garbage system being installed by Tumut Shire Council in the town riding, unaminously decided ...

    Article : 90 words
  23. SURRENDER OF HOTEL LICENCE.

    The Licenses Reduction Board has decided not to grant the request for the surrender and cancellation of the licence of the Royal Hotel. The building was destroyed by fire ...

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  24. FILM TAX.

    The belief that it is the intention of the Federal Ministry to increase the taxation on cinematograph films is supported by the fact that in the Senate the leader of the ...

    Article : 198 words
  25. PROSPEROUS ENGLAND.

    Mr. W. Mabane, an English visitor, who is studying conditions in Australia, when addressing members of the Royal Empire Society said that England was not behind ...

    Article : 246 words
  26. FIRE IN PITT—STREET.

    Terriffic heat was created by a fire on the third floor of premises at 334-336 Pitt-street, city, last night, and although the first squad of firemen was momentarily driven back by ...

    Article : 164 words
  27. TRAIN ARRANGEMENTS.

    A number of improvements to train arrangements affecting the Tweed were sought by a deputation from the Murwillumbah Chamber of Commerce and the Tweed Banana ...

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  28. SPEED ON TYPEWRITERS.

    The one-minute typewriting championship of Australia, contested at the All-Australian Exhibition to-day, resulted:—Miss Phyllis Price, of Sydney, 97 words; Miss Lucy Kenny, ...

    Article : 51 words
  29. DISTRESS IN VICTORIA.

    Trades Hall officials to-day adversely criticised the proposals of the Labour Ministry to impose a special tax to relieve distress among the unemployed. They claimed that ...

    Article : 98 words
  30. TRAIN ACCIDENTS.

    Noel Wicks, 15, son of the manager of the Richmond branch of the Bank of New South Wales, was fatally injured last night when he fell from a fast travelling train between ...

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  31. A MANGLED HAND.

    Robert Cochrane, 22, residing with his parents in Minter-street, Canterbury, was repairing a motor cycle in the backyard of his home last night, and as he set the ...

    Article : 115 words
  32. ARRESTED IN DANCE HALL.

    As he was joining in the gaiety at a city dance hall yesterday a man was quietly taken aside by Detectives Golding and Deudney. He was questioned so as to support the ...

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  33. NORMAN LINDSAY'S NOVEL.

    In the Legislative Council yesterday, Mr. Richardson gave notice that he would ask whether the attention of the Ministry had been directed to a review of a novel, ...

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  34. POLICE COURT CASES.

    At Bowral Police Court to-day, before Messrs. M. E. Soane, P.M., and Audrey Mowle, J.P., Edward Bell and Robert David Crisp, each about 21 years of age, were charged with ...

    Article : 148 words
  35. GOLDEN FLEECE EXHIBITION.

    The Golden Fleece Exhibition in support of the "Use More Wool" campaign, which has attracted large crowds to David Jones' during the past ten days, will close this evening, ...

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  36. BAGSNATCHERS FOILED.

    When two bagsnatchers attempted to wrest a bag from Mrs. Elsie Watcau, of Barcomavenue, Darlinghurst, near her home, on Tuesday night, they were baffled by her presence ...

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  37. CAR PLUNGES OVER PATH.

    Three women had remarkable escapes from serious injury yesterday, when their motor car struck a telegraph pole and slewe[?] over the footpath against a stone wall The ...

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  38. UNEMPLOYED MUSICIANS.

    At the meeting of the City Commission yesterday it was decided to refuse the request of the Musicians' Union for the use of the Town Hall for a series of 12 symphony ...

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  39. DEFENCE ESTIMATES.

    A conference will be held to-morrow between the Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) and the Minister for Defence (Mr. Green), to discuss the Ministry's proposals for further ...

    Article : 110 words
  40. NO CRIME.

    In view of the fact that there has been no arrest in the town of Gaffney's Creek for seven years, it has been decided to close the police station, and cover the district from ...

    Article : 65 words
  41. INDEX.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 196 words
  42. SCHOOLBOY KILLED.

    George Meaker, 10, was returning home to Quira from Niagara Public School yesterday afternoon, and was thrown from his horse. He died from his injuries. ...

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  43. LIFE AND LAUGHTER.

    "Laughter is no laughing matter," said Dr. C. R. McRae, in the course of an address on "Laughter" to the Sydney branch of the Australian Association of Philosophy and ...

    Article : 238 words
  44. MOTORIST'S MISTAKE.

    A motorist, who made the mistake of cranking his car whilst it was in gear, was knocked down and run over by the vehicle near the intersection of King and May streets, ...

    Article : 77 words
  45. RATIONING OF WORK.

    It is likely that members of the Miners' Federation employed at Tyldesley colliery will shortly begin a system of work sharing to avoid the dismissal of 60 men. The lodge ...

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  46. KURING-GAI CHASE ROADS.

    The Municipal Council of Kuring-gai unanimously adopted a minute, submitted by the Mayor (Alderman Cresswell O'Reilly), favouring the employment of prisoners on road ...

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  47. DARWIN'S NEW MAYOR.

    An election was held to-day to fill the vacancy on the council caused by the death of the Mayor (Mr. Watts). The candidates were Messrs. Adams and Wedd and Mrs. ...

    Article : 89 words
  48. JEWS IN EGYPT.

    The Jewish Passover fes[?]al being in progress the production of "The Jews in Egypt" at the Maccabean Hall last night came at a particularly fitting moment. Nearly every ...

    Article : 211 words
  49. HUGE SHARK.

    A tiger shark, 14 feet in length, was caught from the beach at Coogee last night. When the monster had been landed on the dry sand it was lashed to a ladder and carried to the ...

    Article : 67 words
  50. ADVERTISEMENTS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 216 words
  51. PLAYBOX COMEDY.

    A comedy of sparkling dialogue, "Love at Second Sight," written in Miles Malleson's lighter style, proved a distinct success at the Playbox. Theatre last night. ...

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  52. RETURNED SOLDIERS.

    At a meeting of the State Council of the Returned Soldiers' League in Sydney recently, the Minister for Lands (Mr. Ball) expressed his intention to appoint another home ...

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  53. MURDER CHARGE.

    After a retirement of three and a half hours, the jury failed to agree in the case in which Colin Ferney is charged with the murder of his wife, Lillian Isobel Ferney on ...

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  54. 'VARSITY STUDENTS' COUNCIL.

    The new president of the Students' Representative Council (Dr. F. W. Bayldon) was installed yesterday in the Great Hall of the University. ...

    Article : 139 words
  55. APOLLO CLUB'S CONCERT.

    Several interesting part-songs were included in the concert of the Royal Sydney Apollo Club given last night at the Conservatorium, under the direction of Mr. Arnold Mote. ...

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  56. ENGINEERS' CONFERENCE.

    At the conference of the Institute of Local Government Engineers of New South Wales yesterday a spirited discussion took place in regard to the proposed amalgamation ...

    Article : 113 words
  57. MELBOURNE LOAN OVERSUBSCRIBED.

    So satisfactory has been the response to the Melbourne Board of Works loan at 6[?] per cent, for 10 years that the finance committee to-day decided to extend further the ...

    Article : 77 words
  58. FELLOWSHIP OF AUSTRALIAN WRITERS.

    In the absence of Professor J. Le Gay Brereton, Mr. G. Mackaness presided at a meeting of the Fellowship of Australian Writers last night. ...

    Article : 145 words
  59. TO-DAY.

    Criterion Theatre: "Journey's End." 8. Her Majestv's Theatre: The Belle of New York," 8. Theatre Royal: The Hawk."' 8. ...

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  60. ACQUITTED AND DISCHARGED.

    Raymond Keith Mellish was acquitted and discharged at the Parramatta Quarter Sessions yesterday on a charge of indecently assaulting a girl, aged 8 years, at Granville on ...

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  61. DEATH OF MR. C. M. CURR.

    Mr. C. M. Curr, who underwent a serious operation a few days ago, dird in hospital this afternoon. Mr. Curr had extensive pastoral interests in the Northern Territory and ...

    Article : 59 words
  62. DEATH FROM POISONING.

    Taxi-cab drivers in a rank outside the Sydney Show Ground yesterday afternoon discovered one of their number, Thomas Jones, 50, of Dennison-street, Camperdown, in a ...

    Article : 66 words
  63. LASCAR LOST OVERBOARD.

    When the Clan line freighter Clan Mactavish arrived at Sydney yesterday morning, the master (Captain Forrett) reported that a Lascar member of the crew had disappeared ...

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  64. LATE SPORTING.

    A Trotting Progress Association was formed at a meeting in Sydney last night. Fifty people were present. Mr. H. Brewer was appointed secretary pro tem. ...

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  65. COCAINE TRAFFIC.

    Detectives Wickham and Thompson, of the Drug Bureau, and Constables Russell and McNell, of No. 2 division, last night arrested a woman, aged 43 years, after they had raided ...

    Article : 56 words
  66. TRAM SERVICES.

    During the Easter holidays the time-tables on the city, suburban, and Manly tram lines will be similar to week days (business hours excepted). On North Sydney lines Sunday ...

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  67. OLD MAN'S DEATH.

    The Parramatta police are endeavouring to ascertain the address of an old man who collapsed and died while dining in a Parramatta shop yesterday. The man was about ...

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