As a result of separate conferences with the colliery proprietors and the miners' leaders yesterday, the Prime Minister (Mr. Scullin) offered on behalf of the Federal Government to pay to the miners the ninepence a ton by which it was previously proposed to reduce wages, ...Article : 330 words
Bushfires are sweeping over a huge area of heath country between Richmond River and the sea. The countryside has been burnt bare for miles. ...Article : 151 words
Australian reports that the Commonwealth Government is seeking to enter the American market in the near future are noted with considerable interest ...Article : 676 words
A message from Moscow states that representatives of the Soviet, Mukden, and Nanking Governments, negotiating at Kharbarovsk, signed a protocol ...Article : 149 words
The following message has been received from Sir Douglas Mawson, leader of the Antarctic Research Expedition:— "All day December 11 the Discovery ...Article : 357 words
In presenting Mr. Walter L. Waterhouse for the degree of Doctor of Science in Agriculture at a meeting of the Senate yesterday, Professor Watt, Dean of the Faculty, said ...Article : 344 words
The Viceroy's train was bombed ten miles outside Delhi this morning, on his return from South India. The dining car was smashed, and ...Article : 51 words
Commentators agree that the Coal Mines Bill debate has entirely changed Labour's relations with the Liberals, and, therefore, the general outlook. ...Article : 297 words
Bush fires in the Wardell district were carried by a strong wind into the residential portion of the township. At one period, residences occupied by Messrs. Cliff old and Coban ...Article : 134 words
With the Selyukal (Opposition) party holding a large majority over the Government, the Premier (Mr. Hamaguchi) is in a difficult position. ...Article : 62 words
A remarkable series of misfortunes was told when an unnamed 10-ton auxiliary cruiser, formerly the Molly Hawk, was towed into Newcastle Harbour to-night. ...Article : 354 words
The Prime Minister (Mr. Soullin) has forwarded the following message to Sir Douglas Mawson and his party on board "The Discovery":— ...Article : 97 words
The controversy regarding High Church practises in some churches in the di[?]cese of Birmingham has reached a climax. The trustees of the parish of St. Aldan's, ...Article : 166 words
Mr. James Fraser, formerly Chief Railway Commissioner, was entertained at luncheon yesterday by State Ministers. The Premier (Mr. Bavin) said it was ...Article : 341 words
This is the time when a peculiar fever descends upon Sydney. It is contagious, furious in its onslaught, frenzied in its final stages, and so rapid in its departure that ...Article : 835 words
A message from Cairo states that there was a riot to-day at Defrut, which resulted in two deaths. Otherwise the elections were marked by only minor scuffles of no ...Article : 191 words
Mr. Scullin interviewed the representatives of the Miners' Federation yesterday morning, and was informed by them that they could not recommend any terms to the miners unless ...Article : 960 words
Proceedings were commenced in the High Court yesterday, before the Chief Justice (Sir Adrian Knox), to test the validity of the interim coal award made by Judge Beeby in ...Article : 1,935 words
Mr F. C. Chichester reported in Tripoli that he had abandoned the flight to Australia as a result of damage to his plane when he made a forced landing on Saturday. ...Article : 108 words
A message from Coollangatta to-night stated that the overdue auxiliary ketch Carwa was sighted late this afternoon off Tweed Heads. In response to signals from the Point ...Article : 115 words
Princess Elizabeth, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of York, will spend Christmas with the King and Queen at Sandringham. Viscount Byng of Vimy, who is ill, passed a ...Article : 318 words
The transport of masterpieces which have been assembled at Burlington House, London, for next month's exhibition of Italian art, was effected without a hitch. Most of the ...Article : 139 words
"The heights of Graham Land have once more been spanned by aeroplanes. We twice cased the high plateau last year, and this time, with Cheeseman piloting, we flow in a ...Article : 212 words
James Edward Rooney, 48, ganger, employed on the Casino-Bonalbo railway, died in hospital yesterday from injuries received on the previous night, when he was knocked ...Article : 122 words
With stately and impressive ecclesiastical ceremonial, Dr. Frederick Waldergrave Head was enthroned Archbishop of Melbourne at St. Paul's Cathedral this morning. ...Article : 320 words
The "Daily Express" says:—"The Stock Exchange and the investing public alike will welcome the end of 1929, No year within memory has been fraught with such disasters. This year's ...Article : 102 words
Burglars visited premises at Richmond yesterday morning between 1 and 3 o'clock. They gained access to the shop of Mr. T. G. Cornwell, and removed the till. Money ...Article : 215 words
Father Christmas will find it difficult to determine when he should visit the juvenile passengers on the Aorangi, which is bound for Sydney from Vancouver. ...Article : 229 words
The Kin[?] will return to London from Sand[?]gham for the opening of the Five-Power [?]val Conference, which will assemble in the Royal Gallery of the House of Lords on ...Article : 132 words
In the referendum in Germany on the Young Plan of reparations, 5,825,082 voted against the plan. This number represents only 13.83 of the electorate, whereas 50 per cent ...Article : 46 words
A report from Madrid says that in the State Christmas lottery, the largest in the world, with prizes totalling £3,000,000, the first prize of £430,000 was won by a syndicate of ...Article : 69 words
Like almost all freighters arriving from the Pacific Coast with lumber cargoes, the British motorship Pacific Commerce, which moved to an anchorage in Snail's Bay ...Article : 155 words
It is understood that the collection of British pictures aboard the wrecked Manuka will probably be a total loss. Mr. Murray Fuller is now patrolling the beach near the wreck ...Article : 132 words
Pleased with the prospect of spending Christmas in sydney, a party of five American ladies, who are on a world tour, arrived in Sydney last night, by the motorship City of ...Article : 166 words
The Moscow newspaper "Isvestia" publishes [?] its front page a large picture of the scene [?] the Kremlin when Sir Esmond Oveyy, the [?] British Ambassador, presented his ...Article : 159 words
The fact that petrol has been ordered at Obaka for Captain Leslie R. Shaw and Fllght-Lieutenant Gornall, who propose flying from Sydney to Japan, is arousing very keen interest ...Article : 56 words
Mr. J. J. Monfries, Welfare Officer of Broken Hill, and his wife and two children, had a narrow escape from serious injury when their motor-car crashed into a tree some miles from ...Article : 130 words
Lady Somers, wife of Lord Somers, Governor of Victoria, who obtained a Gipsy Moth plane from England, made a flight of 35 minutes to-day. Lady Somers scoured her ...Article : 48 words
The entertainment tax recently passed by the State Parliament, will operate from January 1. A decision to this effect was reached at a ...Article : 38 words
The oversea committee of the Federation of British Industries to-day passed a resolution "profoundly regretting the increases in the Australian tariff, resulting in the ...Article : 42 words
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