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  2. AEROPLANE

    An aeroplane piloted by Mr. Jesse O'Connor, of Homebush, and carrying Mr. Wilbert Berg, of Lakemba, a photographer, crashed in the surf ...

    Article : 1,289 words
  3. JAPANESE TREES.

    Speaking at the farmers' day dinner at Bathurst Experiment Farm, Mr. R. G. Edgell, president of the Bathurst Fruitgrowers' Association, said that the Federal Government ...

    Article : 138 words
  4. CHILD ENDOWMENT TO BE RETAINED.

    In all probability the State Cabinet will retain child endowment, but will decide to draft a formula that will provide for a basic wage for a man and wife without children at about £4 a week. The endowment fund, it seems, will not be made a direct charge on ...

    Article : 105 words
  5. COAL DISPUTE. Rothbury Mine.

    The State Cabinet expects a good response to its invitation to miners to make application for work in the mines to be controlled by the ...

    Article : 418 words
  6. BRITISH MINES.

    The Government is not yet out of the wood as regards the solution of the coal industry's problems. Though the good progress it has made is a ...

    Article : 620 words
  7. THE KING'S HEALTH QUITE RESTORED.

    The King, who returned to Sandringham yesterday, is understood to have felt absolutely no ill effects from the days spent at London during which he followed the normal ...

    Article : 143 words
  8. SINGAPORE. Naval Base.

    The Australian Press Association has been reliably informed that there is no prospect of the Government modifying its Singapore base policy to ...

    Article : 664 words
  9. SMALLPOX.

    After the motorship Cape of Good Hope had anchored in Watson's Bay yesterday afternoon on arrival from Victoria (British Columbia), the port health officers found that a Chinese ...

    Article : 166 words
  10. THE ANTARCTIC.

    Sir Hubert Wilkins, in a radio message from Deception Island, says:—"Unloading is in full swing. We have inspected things ashore in the one fine day which followed the mooring ...

    Article : 147 words
  11. RURAL AWARDS.

    The rural awards are to be abolished, and the Cabinet feels certain that this will mean increased production, and a partial solution of the unemployment ...

    Article : 415 words
  12. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.

    Except that the Governor-General will arrive in a motor car instead of in a coach drawn by horses, and that the guard of honour to his Excellency will not include naval ...

    Article : 577 words
  13. WIRELESS TELEPHONY.

    The Australian Press Association gathers that if wireless telephony to Australia is shortly introduced it will be limited to a speaking box at Sydney. ...

    Article : 144 words
  14. ANOTHER CONFERENCE.

    Several Ministers and members of the Federal Parliament held a conference with representatives of unions affected by the coal dispute on Saturday. The Ministers who ...

    Article : 262 words
  15. 'PLANE ACCIDENT. Tamworth Showground.

    Pilot McCausland's skill and presence of mind undoubtedly averted a serious crash on Tamworth showground at 8 o'clock this morning, when the New South Wales Airways ...

    Article : 204 words
  16. COURAGEOUS MATE.

    For three hours Mr. R. Bridge, second mate of the trawler Durenbee, worked under the stern, an easy victim to any shark that might attack him, after the vessel had broken her ...

    Article : 257 words
  17. "ATLANTIC."

    The British film industry has achieved a triumph with its latest talkie, "Atlantic," which was shown to a private midnight audience. ...

    Article : 186 words
  18. TRADE REVIEW.

    Although no announcement has yet been made regarding the result of the Government's new 5 per cent, conversion loan, which closed yesterday, it is generally believed that cash ...

    Article : 723 words
  19. PREMIER'S APPEAL.

    Referring on Saturday to the Government's scheme to open Rothbury colliery, the Premier (Mr. Bavin) said he hoped the offer of employment would be accepted ...

    Article : 427 words
  20. GERMAN HORROR.

    The Dusseldorf murder scare reached a climax with the discovery of the body of Maria Hann, who had been missing since August 11, in the very area indicated by the ...

    Article : 682 words
  21. PARTY RETURNS TO SYDNEY.

    Members of the party returned to Sydney by train from Tamworth on Saturday night little the worse for their experience, but disappointed that the trip had not been completed. ...

    Article : 90 words
  22. WOOL INDUSTRY.

    "There is nothing more certain than that Australia cannot afford to discourage its 80,000 wool growers," said Sir Henry Braddon, who dealt with the wool industry in ...

    Article : 318 words
  23. END OF THE WORLD.

    A message is being circulated among South African Moslems from Medina, purporting to have been given by the Prophet to the caretaker of his tomb, respecting manifestations ...

    Article : 116 words
  24. YOUTH SHOT.

    When a companion accidentally discharged a military service rifle, Edward Vass, of Rose-street, Annandale, a 16-year-old trainee, who was on his way to the drill hall for the last ...

    Article : 181 words
  25. TRAGIC DEATH.

    Charles Leslie MacDonald, who for many years was a leading racehorse owner, died at a private hospital on Saturday afternoon of a bullet wound in the head. He was aged 73 ...

    Article : 276 words
  26. REPARATIONS BANK.

    A message from Berlin says that under the charter of the Bank of International Settlements, which will have its headquarters at Basle, the Swiss Government agrees not to ...

    Article : 106 words
  27. LONG CHASE.

    After a chase of nearly five miles through the streets of Redfern and Canterbury on Saturday night Constable Neary, of the Redfern motor cycle patrol, overtook a motor ...

    Article : 120 words
  28. CUSTOMS DUTY LIFTED.

    News comes from Buenos Aires that the Argentine Government on Saturday announced a reduction of 50 per cent. in the duties on fabrics and artificial silk imported from ...

    Article : 63 words
  29. UNEMPLOYED MINERS.

    Mr. J. Norton, president of the Cessnock district unemployed, which now number well over 1000, expressed the opinion at a public meeting on Saturday morning, that Mr. Bavin ...

    Article : 101 words
  30. CYCLIST KILLED.

    Jack Arnott, one of the most popular and capable riders at Davis Park Speedway, was killed instantly in a crash on Saturday night. Arnott was thrown almost clear of the ...

    Article : 201 words
  31. MILITARY TRAINING.

    By working day and night the Military Board and army staff officers have completed the details of the new system of voluntary training. ...

    Article : 170 words
  32. RAILWAY FREIGHTS.

    Referring to the comments made in New South Wales on the recent revision of railway freights on flour and offals in Queensland, the Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Walker) stated ...

    Article : 157 words
  33. STRUCK BY TRAIN.

    John O'Donnell, an elderly man, residing in Australia-street, Newtown, was seriously injured on Saturday when he was struck by a train near Newtown Station. ...

    Article : 135 words
  34. LIQUOR SMUGGLERS.

    It is reported from Stockholn that two German smugglers executed a neat coup at Aland Island (Sweden), using false ciedentlals in which they were described as Customs officers ...

    Article : 118 words
  35. THE CASE OF ASHTONFIELDS.

    In some quarters it is believed that if the Government is able to secure sufficient labour for Rothbury pit at reduced rates, work is likely to proceed without untoward incidents. ...

    Article : 110 words
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