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  2. AMUSEMENTS.

    William Backhaus will begin his second tour of Australia this evening, at the Sydney Town Hall. The visit of the eminent pianist is exciting great interest. To-night's programme will include Bach's ...

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  3. MUSIC AND DRAMA.

    William Backhaus, who begins his second Australian tour to-night, has travelled extensively since he was here in 1926. Notwithstanding that he sought a rest after his ...

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  4. LUTA OF LUTETIA.

    He arranged his men as he thought most advantageous. He knew their courage, but it was on the skilled archers that he counted most in the coming struggle. Every flight of ...

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  5. BROADCASTING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 583 words
  6. CURRENT LITERATURE

    The purpose of "Britain and America?" by Mr. Nicholas Roosevelt, is to appraise the relative positions of the two countries in the world to-day. Englishmen, says the author, ...

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  7. NEW RECORDS.

    An album of unique interest is that by Sacha Guitry, the great French actor, and Yvonne Printemps, in passages from several plays. The son of a famous French actor, ...

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  8. POPE AND SATIRE.

    Alexander Pope, the subject of a "Life" and appreciation by Miss Edith Sitwell, has suffered more than perhaps any other English poet from changes in popular taste. During ...

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  9. CRITERION—"JOURNEY'S END."

    The long run of "Journey's End" at the Criterion will conclude on Friday evening next. A matinee will be given to-day, and the final afternoon performance on Wednesday. On Saturday ...

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  10. THEATRE ROYAL—"THE HAWK."

    The lost seven nights are announced of Mr. William Faversham's artistic impersonation of Count George de Dazetta in the exciting drama "The Hawk." at the Theatre Royal. There will be ...

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  11. HER MAJESTY'S—"THE BELLE OF NEW YORK."

    The season of "The Belle of New York" at Her Majesty's, the J. C. Williamson management states, cannot run much longer, since arrangements have been made by which Miss Gladys Moncrieff is to ...

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  12. EDITH TALIAFERRO.

    Miss Tallaferro is to arrive here by the Sonoma on May 8, and will probably begin her season which will be under the management of J. C. Williamson, Ltd., at the Criterion on May 17. The ...

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  13. LEON GORDON.

    A return season of twelve nights is announced for Mr. Leon Gordon, to begin at the Criterion Theatre on Saturday next. with Cosmo Hamilton's "Scandal." Miss Mary MacGregor will appear as ...

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  14. ROYAL SYDNEY PHILHARMONIC SOCIETY.

    Mr. Gerald Peachell will conduct the Royal Sydney Philharmonic Society in a performance of Handel's oratorio "Samson." the first to be heard here for many years at the Town Hall on ...

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  15. "FIDELIO."

    Beethoven's only opera, "Fidelio," is to be performed by the Conservatorium forces directed by Dr. W. Arundel Orchard, for a season of six nights, commencing on Saturday May 17. Miss ...

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  16. FLORENCE AUSTRAL'S TOUR.

    Miss Florence Austral who is about to visit Australia for her first series of concerts since her successes abroad. will begin her tour. under the E. J. Carroll management at the Sydney Town Hall on ...

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  17. WESTMINSTER GLEE SINGERS.

    Mr. Edward Branscombe's Westminster Glee Singers, comprising seven boy sopranos and eight adults, will commence a brief season at the Palace Theatre on Saturday, May 10. at a matinee. The ...

    Article : 66 words
  18. STATION 2BL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 449 words
  19. "AT MRS. BEAM'S."

    The Turret Theatre company will give its final performance of C. K. Munro's comedy "At Mrs. Beam's" this evening at the Savoy Theatre. Sean O'Casey's play "The Shadow of a Gunman" is to ...

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  20. THEATRE OF YOUTH.

    The children's programme at the Theatre of Youth. Young-street, this afternoon will include "Prince Workaday Goes a-Woolng." In the evening "Come to the Fair" will be again performed. ...

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  21. THE PLAYBOX THEATRE.

    Another performance of Miles Malleson's "Love at Second Sight" will be given at the Playbox Theatre this evening. ...

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  22. THE COMMUNITY PLAYHOUSE.

    This evening four one-act plays, including Tchekoff's "The Boor," will be performed at the Community Playhouse. Mr. Blacket's comedy, "Darwin Calls Us." will be repeated on Tuesday ...

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  23. ORGAN RECITAL.

    Mr. Ernest Truman. City Organist, will play a programme by Auber, Wagner, Gounod, Gullmant, and other composers in his recital at the Town Hall to-morrow, at 3.15 p.m. ...

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  24. THE STECK TRIO.

    Mr. Mische Dobrinskl's Steck Instrumental Trio will give its next concert on Monday next, at Aeolian Hall, at 1.10 p.m. The programme includes the Saint-Saens Trio in F and an Adagio ...

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  25. LAW REPORT.

    Hearing of evidence was concluded in the suit in which Robert James Dunne claimed £1088/14/6 from Clarence John Graham, of the Federal Newsagency, ...

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  26. THE SVERJENSKY ENSEMBLE.

    Dvorak's Plano Quintet in A. opus 81, will be played by the Sverlensky Ensemble at Thursday's concert at Aeolian Hall. ...

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  27. Advertising

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    Advertising : 67 words
  28. "HAY FEVER."

    The comedy, "Hay Fever," by Noel Coward, will be played at the Savoy Theatre on Thursday evening next and the two following nights, in aid of the Bush Book Club. Miss Barbara Knox is ...

    Article : 56 words
  29. MEDICINE.

    Dr. Erwin Liek, author of "The Doctor's Mission," is a German medical man with rather an unconventional point of view, but while all of his opinions may not commend ...

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  30. MISS V. EMILY SKYRING.

    A recital by Miss V. Emily Skyring, lyric soprano, who is about to leave for Europe, will be given at King's Hall on Tuesday, May 6. Compositions by Bach, Mozart, Haydn, Schumann, Franck, ...

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  31. BURNS ANNIVERSARY CLUB.

    A concert and dance, organised by the Burns Anniversary Club, will be given this evening at St. James's Hall. Misses Elsie Peerless, Nance Marley, and Bessie Cooke, Messrs. W. Perrin, ...

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  32. "MERRIE ENGLAND."

    The Granville and District Choral Society, conducted by Mr. James H. Gibb, will perform German's "Merrie England" in concert version at the Auburn Town Hall on Wednesday evening next, ...

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  33. SALONICA.

    "Macedonian Memories" contains Father Henry C. Day's reminiscences of the Salonica theatre, the operations in which have, perhaps, received less advertisement than those ...

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  34. STATION 2GB.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 182 words
  35. AEOLIAN HALL.

    A recital of records will be given at Aeolian Hall on Tuesday erening. The assisting artists will be Misses Etty Levien-Taylor, Ines Lang, and Murlelle Lang, and Messrs. Alfred Wilmore, G. ...

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  36. LAW NOTICES.

    In Original Jurisdiction.—Before his Honor Mr. Justice Starke.—At 10.30 a.m.: Ex parte Inglis, Limited, and in the matter of the Trades Mark Act, for judgment. ...

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  37. WTRTH'S CIRCUS.

    There will be another matinee at Wirth's Circus, at the Grand Opera House, to-day. The clever acrobatie performances and the feats of the Polar and brown bears are among the features of the ...

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  38. BAND MUSIC.

    The Metropolitan Band, conducted by Mr. John Palmer, will play in the Hyde Park rotunda to-morrow evening at 7.30 o'clock. ...

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  39. SUPREME COURT.

    In Lnnsey.—At 11 a.m.: Before the Deputy Master in Lunacy, re an insane person, to tax costs. The lists for other courts were published yesterday, and will be repeated on Monday. ...

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  40. UNION THEATRES.

    There will be a change of programme at the Haymarket Theatre to-day, when "Lummox" will be replaced by a United Artists' film entitled "The Locked Door," based on the well-known melodrama, ...

    Article : 223 words
  41. DRUNKEN DRIVING CHARGE.

    Before Judge Thomson, at the Parramatta Appeals Court, William Tipling, appealed against his conviction by Mr. Flynn, S.M., on a charge of driving a motor car while under ...

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  42. EVOLUTION OF AIRCRAFT.

    The later part of Mr. Harry Harper's "Evolution of the Flying Machine, Balloon, Airship, and Aeroplane" covers fairly familiar ground. The man-in-the-street is in a ...

    Article : 252 words
  43. STATION 2UW.

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  44. THE EMPIRE.

    To-day's programme at the Empire Theatre comprises "The Lone Star Ranger," in which George O'Brien and Sue Carol appear, and "Wonder of Women," with Leila Hyams, Lewis Stone, and ...

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  45. ORANGE EISTEDDFOD.

    Additional awards at the eisteddfod, which ended on Wednesday night, were:—Champion vocal solo (ladies'): Mrs. R. W. Edge (Orange), 178 points, l; Miss N. Field ...

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  46. PRINCE EDWARD—"THE VAGABOND KING."

    With its fine scenes in colour. Its robust acting, and its lilting music, the screen version of "The Vagabond King" is interesting large audiences at the Prince Edward Theatre. ...

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  47. ROXY—"THIS HOLLYWOOD REVUE."

    The management of the Roxy Theatre announces that "The Hollywood Revue" will be screened there for only five more days. ...

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  48. THE REGENT.

    Marion Davies appears at the Regent Theatre to-day in an entertaining farce, entitled "Not [?] Dumb." She is supported by Elliott Nugent, Raymond Hackett, and Sally Starr. The second firm ...

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  49. PLAZA—"DYNAMITE."

    Conrad Nagel, Kay Johnson, and Charles Bickford play the leading roles in "Dynamite," the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film, which is now entering on its third week at the Plaza Theatre. ...

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  50. ELECTRICITY FOR INGLEBURN.

    The great use women had made of electricity in the homes as well as its use for industrial purposes was stresed by Colonel Bruxner, Minister for Local Government, when he spoke at ...

    Article : 107 words
  51. WINDSTORM.

    A sudden and severe windstorm which swept across Lake Illawarra on Thursday night partly unroofed the large guest house known as Windang House. ...

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  52. PUBLICATIONS RECEIVED.

    Lincoln, Ludwig (Putnam's, Sons: price 21/). A Certain Jesus, Naschiwin (V. Gollanez; price 10/6). Flights of Naval Genius, Tunstall (Phillp Allan; ...

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