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  2. DEVASTATION BY FLOODS.

    Stories of ruin and devastation, of heroism and thrilling escapes from swirling flood waters, and of the privations of isolated settlers are contained in messages received yesterday from the flood regions. ...

    Article : 246 words
  3. FEDERAL PACT.

    It wes learned to-day that the date tentatively selected by the Australian organisation of the Country party for its conference in Melbourne—March 12—has been adopted ...

    Article : 212 words
  4. PEACE MOVE.

    The holding ot an industrial peace conference was from the first unanimously approved by the organisations of employers in New South Wales, and the recent decision of Mr. ...

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  5. THE CLOUDBURST.

    Despite the feverish activity of a large gang of men from the ironworks to divert the stream to its former channel, the waters of Farmer's Creek, which was swollen by a ...

    Article : 252 words
  6. UNEMPLOYMENT.

    Upon receipt of a report from Mr, Hamilton, Industrial Commissioner, Mr, Al. Smith, Governor of New York State, took steps to relieve the unemployment situation. ...

    Article : 86 words
  7. GETTING NEAR.

    Hinkler arrived at Bandoeng from Singapore 3.45 p.m. to-day. Bandoeng, Ja[?], where the War Office of The Dutch East Indies is situated. [?] between ...

    Article : 257 words
  8. MOTOR RECORD.

    At Daytona Bench, Florida, Captain Malcolm Campbell drove a Napier Bluebird special at an average speed ot 206.95602 miles an hour—a new world's automobile record. ...

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  9. AVIATION.

    The Dutch East indies Administration is ordering eighteen Armstrong-Siddeley Lynx aero engines, of 200-h.p., for the purpose of equipping six passenger-carrying Fokker ...

    Article : 95 words
  10. AGENCIES-GENERAL.

    The possibility of the early abolition of the positions of Agents-General for the Australian State Governments in London was discussed by the Premier (Mr. Bavin) in his ...

    Article : 290 words
  11. R.A.F. TRAINING FLIGHT.

    The flight across Africa, which has now become an annual exercise in the normal training of the Royal Air Force, will begin on March 1, when four Fulrey-Napier 3F biplanes ...

    Article : 98 words
  12. PUBLIC INTEREST.

    "Hustling Hinkler's" flight is now a feature [?] in newspapers, logether with maps and [?]ures as to how much he will lop off the record. The Australian Press Association ...

    Article : 243 words
  13. TAMWORTH.

    It will be 110 years in September since Oxley, explorer and Surveyor-General, reached the banks of the Peel River, on which Tamworth has been built. After traversing the ...

    Article : 291 words
  14. BRIGHTER OUTLOOK.

    Grafton was Venice to-day, with a repetition of Saturday's scenes, In the main street children of all ages, youths and giris, enjoyed themselves swimming and paddling in ...

    Article : 449 words
  15. FIGHTING THE FLOOD.

    with the restoration of telephonic communication up the north arm of the Tweed reports have come to hand of the serious damage in that quarter of the district. ...

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  16. NAVY BUILDING.

    Mr. F. A. Britten (Chicago), a member of the House of Representatives, Naval Affairs Committee, predicted that the committee would agree on the replacement building progrnmme. ...

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  17. MACHINES FOR NEW ZEALAND.

    The Gloster-Grebe single-seater lighters, ordered by New Zealand from the Gloater Aircraft Company, will be of an improved type, capable of 160 miles an hour at ground level, ...

    Article : 37 words
  18. SIMPLE CEREMONIES

    The mannseivants in the employ of the late Lord Oxford and Asquith carried his coffin to All Saints' Church, Sutton Courtney, last evening, preceded by the village choir, and ...

    Article : 67 words
  19. A VILLAGE EXCITED.

    The whole, population of the village of [?], Der Southampton, where the Hink[?] live, is following Hinkler's flight ex[?]dly, Children besiege Mrs. Hinkler's home ...

    Article : 39 words
  20. STATE CABINET.

    Preparations were made at yesterday's Cabinet meeting for the forthcoming session of Parliament, which will open about the second week in April. Financial matters will be ...

    Article : 256 words
  21. VICAR MOBBED.

    A strong police force with difficulty coped with a mob of thousands at St. Cuthbert's Church at Darwen, Lancashire, to-day. The scenes were the most disgraceful yet ...

    Article : 184 words
  22. BRITISH INDUSTRIES.

    The fourteenth British Industrics Fair, which [?] to-morrow at White City, London, and Castle Bromwihch, Birmingham, and continues [?] March 2, will be by far the largest ...

    Article : 213 words
  23. A FORGERY.

    A sensation was caused to-day by the announcement that Dr. Sun-Yat-Sen's famous will is a forgery. The information emanates from Canton, the homa and centre of influence of ...

    Article : 196 words
  24. FERRY CRASHES.

    Failing to stop as usual at No. 4 jetty, Circular Quay, after a run from Cremorne, about 6.26 last night, the ferry steamer Kirribil[?] crasbad into the stone retaining wall ...

    Article : 261 words
  25. YEARLY CONFERENCE

    The hope that the results obtained from the industrial peace conference might Justify its being placed on a permanent basis as an economic authority was expressed to-day by ...

    Article : 72 words
  26. THE INVITATIONS.

    In the invitations issued by the Primo Minister, it is provided that the Graziers' Federal Council and the Australian Dairy Council shall each be represented by two delegates. ...

    Article : 31 words
  27. LOWER CLARENCE.

    The whole of the Lower Clarance lands are flooeded. Heavier floods are inevitable when additional [?]ood waters come down from the upper river. Provision is being made by the ...

    Article : 116 words
  28. THE SOVIET.

    The Berlin correspondent of the "Daily Chronicle" states that Moscow is rationed on a drastic card system, the rationed goods including butter, tea, eggs, and macaroni. ...

    Article : 122 words
  29. STREET ACCIDENTS.

    Figures issued by the Government Statistician (Mr. Waites) yesterday indicate the heavy loss of life that is occurring through street accidents. ...

    Article : 220 words
  30. RICE DAY.

    Sunday was rice day throughout Italy. Signor Mussolini recently malde the discovery that rice was grown in the country; also that it was more [?]utritious and cheaper than ...

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  31. NEXT TESTS.

    At the meeting of the Board of Cricket Control, held in Holbourne on December 29, conditions to govern the matches during the visit of the English team next season were ...

    Article : 231 words
  32. BRITAIN'S INCOME.

    De[?]lls of the national income are given [?] report of the I[?]land Revenus Com[?]oners for the [?] ended March 31, 1927, [?] gross income of the Dution for the year ...

    Article : 131 words
  33. PARCEL OF OPIUM.

    A message from Cairns states that a big parcel of opium was found near Deception Point, in the vicinity of Fitzroy Islands, by Yarrabah Mission boys. A parcel was seen ...

    Article : 92 words
  34. MEN DROWNED.

    The body of a man mined Peery was discovered in Kirton's Creek, Leigh about six miles from Dorrigo, shortly before noon to-day. Two brothers named Simpson were ...

    Article : 274 words
  35. CONSTRUCTION' CAMP.

    A message from Kyogle late last night slated that the position there was mueh easier. The position of the railway construction ...

    Article : 116 words
  36. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    A message from Malta states that the Australian submarines Oxley and Otway have arrived there. A, message from Paris states that ...

    Article : 167 words
  37. GENERAL PANGALOS.

    A report from Athena saya that, looking pale and much older after his 17 months' imprisonment in a Cretan fortress, General Pangalos was brought before a Parliamentary ...

    Article : 129 words
  38. BLOOD TEST.

    In a cane before the Children's Court, in which a putative father applied for annulment of an order made against him in August, counsel for the appellant suggested a blood test, ...

    Article : 140 words
  39. BANISHED.

    The Maharajah of Nabha was the central [?] in a dramatic midnight scene at Alla[?] railway station, as a sequel to which [?] Government of India has issued a ...

    Article : 271 words
  40. BRIDGE WRECKED.

    Following very heavy rain on Saturday night, waterways in the district are [?]ooded. Yesterday morning the level of the water in Rocky River was the highest known for 41 ...

    Article : 132 words
  41. RED CROSS SOCIETY.

    At a meeting presided over by Sir Neville Howse (Minister in charge of Repatriation), It was decided on a motion by Mr. Russell Sinc[?], seconded by Mrs. S, M. Bruce, that ...

    Article : 106 words
  42. AGENTS.

    The Government, during the term of the present Parliament intends to introduce a Registration of Agents Bill. A large deputation, representative of the ...

    Article : 200 words
  43. TO FIGHT A.J.C.

    The Greyhound Coursing Association has announced that in future it will conduct meetings every Saturday afternoon. A few weeks ago the association decided to ...

    Article : 171 words
  44. MOTOR CYCLING.

    Two Australians, Messrs. Keith McKay and Billy Galloway, helped to organise, and participated in, a succesful first cinder-track motor-cycle race meeting in Britain at ...

    Article : 59 words
  45. BECKOM RESIDENTS.

    One of the pillars of the railway bridge over a creek gave way yesterday, and the bridge is now unsafe. The first train since Thursday arrived yesterday afternoon. The bridge would ...

    Article : 144 words
  46. TRAMS DELAYED.

    A report was issued by the Railway Department yesterday regarding a delay to tram traffic on the line from the Quay to Leichhardt on Saturday. ...

    Article : 98 words
  47. LIVED 125 YEARS.

    A message from Warsaw states that a Jow, Lelb Feld, aged 125 years, died at Liske after a century of happy married life. His widow is aged 119 years, and there are ...

    Article : 65 words
  48. MACQUARIE RIVER.

    Further rain fell during the week-end making 567 points for February. The river last night was practicully a banker, being 28 feet high at the railway bridge. The weather is ...

    Article : 63 words
  49. FACTORY FATALITY.

    Hugh Davis, of Lachian-street, Thirroul, an employce of the Vuldan Refractories Coy., was accidentally killed to-day. Whilst engaged at his usual work at the grinding [?] he slipped ...

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