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  2. COUNTRY NEWS.

    The death has occurred of Mrs. Marjorie Jackson, of Brushy Creek, aged 82 years. She was born at Fort William, Scotland, and had lived in the New England district for 79 years. ...

    Article : 80 words
  3. TRACES OF OIL.

    In reporting to officers of the Public Works Department on the recent discovery of traces of oil in water from the State bure at Lakes Entrance, the Director of Geological Survey ...

    Article : 211 words
  4. TWINS SUICIDE.

    At the inquest on Drs. Arthur Br w Smith and S[?]dney Smith, cancer and radium experts, who were found dead with their throats cut, the Coroner gave a verdict of suicide while ...

    Article : 599 words
  5. TIMBER WORKERS.

    A demonstration was held at Belmore Park on Saturday as a protest against the operation of the 48-hour week in the timber industry. There was a large attendance of ...

    Article : 308 words
  6. TOURIST RESORT RAPIDLY INCREASING IN POPULARITY.

    During the recent holidays tens of thousands of people visited the locality. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  7. MOTORIST'S LUCKY ESCAPE.

    Mr. Thomas Froome, Guyra, has had a lucky escape from death. He was approaching the railway gates at Lavis's corner, when the brakes of his car failed. The car forced ...

    Article : 70 words
  8. MISSING GIRL FOUND.

    Ethel Stevens, 14, of Lang-street[?] who was reported missing from her home on Monday afternoon, was found yesterday staying with friends at Walka Waterworks, ...

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  9. SHORTAGE OF WATER.

    The district is experien[?]ing extremely dry weather, this being one of the hottest summers on record. Recently the municipal Council allowed meters to be removed from all ...

    Article : 99 words
  10. SUPPOSED THIEF.

    At the bottling store of W. and A. Gilbey. Ltd., gin manufacturers, Rosslyn and Milton streets, West Melbourne, on Saturday afternoon, a man was seen climbing a ladder to ...

    Article : 131 words
  11. ALBURY AERODROME.

    The Mayor and municipal engineer, accompanied by Squadron-leader Kingsford Smith and Lieutenant [?]m, who acted in an advisory capacity, inspected several proposed ...

    Article : 76 words
  12. ADELAIDE MEETING.

    At a mass meeting of nearly 1000 trade unionists employed in the timber industry held at the Trades Hall last night, all the resolutions submitted from the A.C.T.U. conference in ...

    Article : 39 words
  13. ACCIDENT AT MINE.

    While water was being bailed from Chaffer's shaft on Lake View and Star property last night one of the tanks was overwound and the rope broke. When the rope parted the ...

    Article : 142 words
  14. SPECTACULAR FIRE.

    In less than an hour, electrical goods, machinery, and buildings valued at thousands of pounds were destroyed by a fire which occurred at the work of Weymouth, Ltd., ...

    Article : 227 words
  15. MAN ATTACKED.

    Ryde police were on Saturday afternoon called upon to settle a disturbance at the Meadowbank Baths, where a large crowd of people were swimming. ...

    Article : 98 words
  16. MOTOR ACCIDENTS.

    John Morton Robinson, 37, of Richmond-road, Flemington, received fatal injuries when his motor cycle and a taxi cab collided at the intersection of Helena-street and ...

    Article : 85 words
  17. SPEEDWAY FALLS.

    A well-known rider, A. Wilson, was severely shaken by a fall while racing at the Speedway Royal motor cycle trick on Saturday evening, when he collided with the machine ...

    Article : 353 words
  18. MAN SHOT.

    When the Geraldton train to Perth reached Mingenew, on the Midland railway, at 11.15 p.m. on Friday, Constable Symes was called to investigate the shooting of a man in a ...

    Article : 143 words
  19. SWIMMING BATHS WANTED.

    At a public meeting [?] that the Glen Innes Amateur Swimming Club will approach the municipnl council on the basis that they are prepared to raise £1000 ...

    Article : 116 words
  20. DEATH FROM BURNS.

    Michael Fitzpatrick, an el [?] man, who was frightfully burnt when he poured benzine on a fire in mistake for kerosene on a farm at Strathed[?], has succumbed to his injuries. ...

    Article : 37 words
  21. MOTORIST DRIVES AWAY.

    A stationary motor cycle and sidecar with two men in it was hit at the corner of Ormond-road and St. Kilda-street, Elwood, early this morning by a motor car which ...

    Article : 91 words
  22. SCIENTIFIC BESEARCH.

    In November last the trustees of the Science and Industry Endowment Fund issued a preliminary list of scientific workers to whom grants had been made for the year 1929. ...

    Article : 180 words
  23. FATHER AND DAUGHTERS INJURED.

    Robert Brown, 41, of Percival-road, Stanmore, and his two daughters, Marjorie and Sylvia, aged 9 years and 7 years respectively, were injured on Saturday afternoon when ...

    Article : 75 words
  24. FATAL LORRY ACCIDENT.

    A motor lorry containing four linesmen, returning from work at 5.30 yesterday, got out of control descending a hill on the Bungendore-road, about four miles from Queanbeyan, ...

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  25. LAUNCH ENGULFED.

    A launcn was engulfed by a tremendous sea on Raglan Bar, and its four occupants had a strenuous struggle. William Park, 58, and Clarence Walter, 24, were drowned. The ...

    Article : 54 words
  26. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The institution of a new through train from Naples enabled some of the Orford's passengers to arrive in London 24 days from Australia, and 48 hours ahead of the mails. ...

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  27. CRUSHED BENEATH CAR.

    When a motor car overturned in Ascot Vale-road, Moonee Ponds, on Saturday afternoon, the driver. William Conn, aged l8, years, of Essendon, was killed, and a passenger, Wm. ...

    Article : 84 words
  28. REDISTRIBUTION OF SEATS.

    Casino people are interesting themselves in the redistribution of seats under the Electoral Act, which gives the country four more seats, and creates a new electorate with ...

    Article : 93 words
  29. WHERE THE SALVATION ARMY'S HIGII COUNCIL IS MEETING.

    SUNBURY HOUSE, ON THE THAMES, ABOUT 17 MILES SOUTH-WEST OF LONDON. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  30. NEW GUINEA.

    At a public meeting a resolution was unanimously carried that the citizens of Rabaul no longer had confidence in the Administration; and that a petition asking for the removal of ...

    Article : 324 words
  31. FALSE PRETENCES CHARGE.

    On Saturday a man of prepossessing appearance tendered a cheque to the jeweller at Wagga in part payment for a pair of [?]leeve links. The jeweller gave the man the change, ...

    Article : 72 words
  32. COLLISION NEAR CASULA.

    The Liverpool police are searching for the driver of a motor lorry which is alleged to have collided with a motor cycle on the Great Southern road, near Casula, between 8 p.m. ...

    Article : 152 words
  33. SUPPOSED FALL FROM BALCONY.

    Michael McCormack, of Sydney, arrived at the Harp Hotel, Wollongong, at 8.30 p.m., on Friday evening, and after booking a room, expressed a wish to sleep on the balcony at ...

    Article : 76 words
  34. CENTRAL AUSTRALIA.

    At the clubhouse, Mascot, on Saturday, night, Captain H. Larkin, of Australian Aerial Services, Limited, Melbourne, lectured to the members of the New South Wales section of ...

    Article : 392 words
  35. JOCKEY'S SKULL FRACTURED.

    During the running of the Welter Handicap at Ascot on Saturday, Macn[?] fell in the straight, and his rider, G. Betts, of Booval, was injured. He was removed to the hospital ...

    Article : 51 words
  36. MAIN ROADS BOARD'S WORK.

    Excellent results are already apparent owing to the location of a Main Roads Board engineer and staff at Wagga. This enables all details of road contracts to be ...

    Article : 122 words
  37. FLEMING MEMORIAL FUND.

    The honorary treasurers of the Fleming Memorial Fund (Messrs. W. G. Layton, Town Clerk, and E. W. Hulle) announced on Saturday that the fund now totalled £543/2/. ...

    Article : 36 words
  38. A CLEANER CITY.

    The City Commission to-day commences a campaign for a cleaner city. Under the city by-laws it is a punishable offence to throw tram tickets, cigarette ...

    Article : 118 words
  39. WATER SHORTAGE.

    Mr. T. J. Roseby, secretary of the Water Board, announced last night that the replenishing of the supply in the Centennial Park Reservoir had proceeded satisfactorily ...

    Article : 55 words
  40. CAR OVER EMBANKMENT.

    A. J. Moore, of Rudnlmere-avenue, Rydalmere, had a remarkable escape from serious injury on Saturday night while driving a motor car near Camelia railway station, between ...

    Article : 88 words
  41. INDEX.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 193 words
  42. INCREASED RAILWAY EARNINGS.

    The increased earnings at the Muswe[?] station last year—to June 30—amounted to £10,667. The cool trade was a big factor in helping to swell the earnings. Scone ...

    Article : 113 words
  43. COAT OF ARMS.

    A message from Innisfail says that the Italian coat of arms, which was pulled down from the Vice-Consulate on Xmas Eve, has been handed over by the police to the Consul ...

    Article : 102 words
  44. OBITUARY.

    The funeral of the late Mr. David Davis, governing director of D. Davis and Co., took place yesterday in the Jewish portion of the Rookwood Cemetory. The Rev. M. Ernfield ...

    Article : 163 words
  45. EXAGGERATED REPORTS.

    It is apparent that the one-day srike of Rabaul native labourers and police has been grossly exaggerated in many southern newspapers Suggestions have been made of riot, ...

    Article : 225 words
  46. MASONIC FAREWELL FUNCTION.

    A large number or members of [?] of Wales, and visitors from Denman, Aberdeen, and Scone, were present at the farewell to V.W. Bro. E. J. Harvey, P.D.G.I.M., ...

    Article : 97 words
  47. TORROWANGEE WITHOUT WATER.

    The failure of the Government tank at Torrowangee, owing to the dry weather, means that water required by residents of the town and by travellers has to be carried from ...

    Article : 47 words
  48. ADVERTISEMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 223 words
  49. HALL MARK'S CAPSIZE IN THE 18-FOOTERS' RACE.

    The accident occurred when Hall Mark was nearing the rounding mark at Clark Island. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  50. LOANS FROM HOUSING BOARD.

    Representations were recently made to the secretary of the Government Savings and Rural Bank by Mr. W. F. O'Hearn. M.L.A., on behalf of a number of people who have ...

    Article : 332 words
  51. WHARF WORK.

    Members of the Waterside Workers' Federation holding employers' pink tickets which entitled them to work on wharfs held a meeting to-day to protest against the ...

    Article : 123 words
  52. MR. JUSTICE WOOLCOCK.

    A State funeral was accorded Mr. Justice Woolcock on Saturday morning. A long cortege left St. John's Anglican Cathedral at 11 o'clock and proceeded through the [?]ty ...

    Article : 102 words
  53. PETROL IN WATER TANK.

    A boy sustained serious injuries in peculiar circumstances on Saturday. Petrol had been placed in a water tank to combat the mosquitoes. John Hay. aged 11 years, was ...

    Article : 92 words
  54. MR. JAMES JARVIE.

    The death occurred at his residence, Kembla Heights, yesterday morning, of Mr. James Jarvie, general manager of the Mt. Kembla Colliery. He was a prominent man in the ...

    Article : 175 words
  55. TO-DAY.

    Her Mahesty's Theatre: " The Vagabond King," 7.[?]0. Theatre Royal: "The Girl Friend," 8. Criterion Theatre: "The Patsy," 8. St James Theatre: "Good News," 8. ...

    Article : 136 words
  56. ARCHBISHOP WRIGHT.

    The Archbishop of Sydney (Dr. Wright), who has been in the Mountains for a week, staying at Wentworth Fails, preached at Blackheath this morning and at Katoomba this ...

    Article : 108 words
  57. ORGAN RECITAL.

    Mr. Ernest Truman devoted the first half of the programme at his organ recital at the Town Hall on Saturday evening to selections from "Iolanthe." The audience was very ...

    Article : 67 words
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