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  2. "INTERMEDIATE."

    At the recent Intermediate Certificate examination, 14,278 candidates sat and 11,486, or 80.4 per cent., passed. Last year 13,591 sat and 11,219 passed. The ...

    Article : 516 words
  3. BAND CONTESTS.

    A. grade bands competed in the Austialian championships, under dismal conditions on the Sports Ground, last night, when 11 of the best ...

    Article : 478 words
  4. AERONAUTICAL RESEARCH.

    The Government has asked the Auditor-General (Mr. Wainwright) and the Secondary Industries Committee of the Chamber of Manufactures to prepare a case for ...

    Article : 174 words
  5. ATHLETICS.

    A number of the visiting Empire Games athletes braved the weather last night to appear in invitation events at Western Suburbs Club's athletic carnival. ...

    Article : 583 words
  6. GREYHOUND, RACE MEETINGS.

    The New South Wales Trotting Club will hold a greyhound race meeting at Harold Park to-night the first race being at 7.45 p.m. Anticipations and programme: ...

    Article : 3,791 words
  7. BOWLS.

    The Australian Bowling Carnival concluded yesterday at the City green. The second semi-final of the pairs championship was won by P. Hutton and H. Mildren (South Australia), ...

    Article : 1,479 words
  8. TURF FIXTURES.

    Three and Four Years Old Handicap, 1m.— Silver Cap, Happy Sal Record, Cooranga. The Jilt, Late Night, Valiant Son, Fan Tan, Stuart M., Own Folk, Manamah, Happy Man, Gold Pan, Lady Cav, ...

    Article : 658 words
  9. FISH CAUGHT BY HAND.

    At 11 a.m. yesterday the lake at Narrabeen, swollen by the heavy rains of the past few days, forced a channel through the intervening sand, and commenced to flow into the sea ...

    Article : 181 words
  10. GOLF.

    BLACKHEATH.—Stroke: R. H. Travis 73—14, 59; A. C. Rope, 82—19, 63; H. Steele-Craik 74— 10, 64; J. Purves, 83—18, 65. Four ball v par: W. Williams (9) and J. Purves (14), 7 up; R. ...

    Article : 1,183 words
  11. RETURNED SOLDIERS' PREFERENCE.

    British ex-service men, some of whom fought at Mons, "feel sore" when told that they are not returned soldiers within the meaning of the Returned Soldiers' Preference ...

    Article : 117 words
  12. AUSTRALIAN NURSE.

    Miss Agnes Hodgson, one of the Australian nurses who a year ago Joined the nursing service of the Spanish Government, passed through Fremantle in the Orion to-day. She ...

    Article : 222 words
  13. REARMAMENT.

    Britain's desire for peace and her preparedness for any eventuality weie emphasised by the Civil Lord of the Admiralty, Colonel J. J. Liewellin, in response to a toast ...

    Article : 256 words
  14. SINGLE MEN'S BARRACKS.

    The Government's proposal to erect barracks at Port Kembla to house single men camped in Flinders Street and other parts of the district was described by the Illawarra Trades and ...

    Article : 183 words
  15. ON THE TRACKS.

    As a result of Monday s heavy rain all the Randwick tracks sere closed yesterday morning Many horses were given steady exercise in the centre of the course. ...

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  16. RANDWICK MILITARY HOSPITAL.

    Addressing members of the Coogee-Randwick sub-branch of the Returned Soldlers' League last night, the Minister for Repatriation, Senator H. S. Foll, said that it was ...

    Article : 211 words
  17. POULTRY ILLTREATED.

    At the Kogarah Police Court yesterday, before Mr. Harrison, S.M., Henry Williams, of Coral Road, Cronulla, was proceeded against, by the Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty ...

    Article : 108 words
  18. FAULTS OF WESTERN CIVILISATION.

    Mr.S. W. R. Bandarauaike barrister, and Minister for Public Administration in Ceylon said, at the Millions Club luncheon yesterday that no man could keep healthy and sound ...

    Article : 194 words
  19. SWIMMING.

    Dubbo will be the scene of the greatest international swimming carnival held in the country on February 14. The New South Wales Amateur Swimming Association with whom the Western ...

    Article : 182 words
  20. JUNIOR CRICKET.

    Marrickville division.—Newtown Baptist, 6-160 (D. Sheridan 43. D. Cahill 41, H. Sheridan 30), beat St. Augustine's, Stanmore, 156 (A. McConneil 31); Holy Trinity, Dulwich Hil, 7-193. closed (M. ...

    Article : 739 words
  21. BOXING.

    Following Alf Blatch's retirement, which left the Australian lightweight boxing title vacant, Stadiums Ltd., has completed negotiations for a tournament in this division. Tod Morgan, Hocky Bennell, ...

    Article : 453 words
  22. OBITUARY.

    The death occurred on Saturday of Mr. Ernest Farish Stephen, of Ashfield, at the age of 90. He was the youngest son and last surviving member of the large family ...

    Article : 177 words
  23. VICTORIAN SENATE VACANCY.

    Although Mr. J. M. Sheehan, an organiser of the Railways Union, was fourth in the Labour selection ballot held to choose candidates to contest the Victorian Senate ...

    Article : 120 words
  24. A.W.A. CARNIVAL.

    At the A.W.A. Swimming, Clubs carnival at Drummoyne, J. King (Pyrmont) and D. Pont (Balmain) retained their Western Suburbs championships 100 yards club championship a Hall (1m 6.8s) ...

    Article : 202 words
  25. SAILING.

    The four New Zealand 18-footers competed in a handicap on the harbour yesterday for a trophy given by residents of Watson's Bay. Result: Riptide (B. Schmidt). 70s, 1; Irina (W. Willets), scr, 2; ...

    Article : 329 words
  26. MR. R. P. LORD.

    The dealh occurred last Saturday of Mr. Robert P. Lord, of Victoria Downs, Morven, Queensland, one of the most prominent graziers in that State. Mr. Lord died in ...

    Article : 144 words
  27. CYCLING.

    The first cycling test match for many years to be held in Sydney will be decided at the Sports Arena on Saturday night, when Australia will meet "The World" in a varied styles teams' contest. ...

    Article : 204 words
  28. DUKE OF GLOUCESTER.

    The Duke of Gloucester has accepted the Invitation of the Institute of Radio Engineers (Australia) to open by wireless the World Radio Convention, which will take place in ...

    Article : 127 words
  29. YOUTH STRUCK BY WHEEL.

    Cecil Marshall, 17, of Owen Street, Bondi, was struck on the head by an emery wheel in motor works in Wyndham Street, Alexandria, yesterday afternoon. His skull was fracturea, ...

    Article : 60 words
  30. NORTH SYDNEY RUGBY LEAGUE.

    A special meeting of members of the North Sidney District Rugby League Club will be held on February 9 to call for nominations of officehe[?]rers. The annual general meeting will be ...

    Article : 54 words
  31. WRESTLING.

    Dick Raines, an American wrestler, will make his Sydney debut at Leichhardt Stadium on Saturday night against John Spellman. ...

    Article : 33 words
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