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  2. EMPIRE DAY.

    The Prime Minister (Mr. Bruce) yesterday issued the following Empire Day message:— "With the commemoration of ...

    Article : 153 words
  3. COAL TRIMMERS.

    As a result of a strike by the Newcastle coal-trimmers the oversea and interstate shipping work of the port has been brought to a standstill. ...

    Article : 432 words
  4. TWO HISTORIC FLIGHTS.

    The story of Captain Lindbergh's flight from New York to Paris, as told by himself, is a modest account of a remarkable achievement. Through snowstorm and fog he ascended and descended, at one time hesitating, wondering whether he should not return. He ...

    Article : 133 words
  5. DEADLOCK.

    By a resolution carried at a meeting last night—following the round-table conference at the Trades Hall yesterday, between representatives of the Federal executive of the ...

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  6. ECONOMICS.

    The correspondent at Geneva of the Australian Press Association learns from an authoritative source that the French proposal to establish an autonomous permanent ...

    Article : 129 words
  7. HARBOUR BRIDGE.

    To defray one-third of the capital cost of the construction of the Sydney Harbour bridge and land resumptions, a land tax of 10½d in the £ has been imposed on the unimproved ...

    Article : 209 words
  8. FAREWELL.

    On the departure of their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of York from Australia, his excellency the Governor-General despatched the following message to his ...

    Article : 240 words
  9. MISSISSIPPI FLOOD.

    A message from New Orleans states that if the McCrea levee, on tho east bank of the Atchalafaya Basin, holds for 48 hours the backbone, of the flood will, it is believed, be ...

    Article : 230 words
  10. WARRINGAH.

    The counting of the votes for the Warringah by-election was concluded yesterday afternoon, with the following result:— PARKHILL (Nat.)........... 22,583 ...

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  11. TO-DAY'S PROGRAMME.

    This is the day of the year which used to be celebrated throughout the British Empire as Queen Victoria's birthday, and is now celebrated no less as Empire Day. In ...

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  12. "IS THIS PARIS?"

    "Gee! boys, I'm here," was Captain Lindbergh's greeting when he thrust his head out of the cockpit of his machine on his arrival in Paris after his non-stop flight from New ...

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  13. MESSAGE TO THE DUKE.

    The Prime Minister (Mr. S. M. Bruce) has sent the following telegram to his Royal Highness the Duke of York:— "On the occasion of your departure from ...

    Article : 302 words
  14. NUNGESSER'S MOTHER.

    En route from the aerodrome to the American Embassy Captain Lindbergh was to visit, and condole with, the mother of Captain Nungesser, the French ace, who has not been ...

    Article : 144 words
  15. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Lady Patricia Russell, formerly Lady Patricia Blackwood, is reported to be out of danger, following her critical illness, caused by extraction of a wisdom tooth. ...

    Article : 87 words
  16. ON STRIKE.

    The anticipated fcurs of serious trouble regarding the dispute at the Ironworks have been realised, for at a stopwork meeting held this afternoon, and lasting two and a half hours, it ...

    Article : 227 words
  17. SCENES IN NEW YORK.

    Reports have been circulated in some quarters that Captain Lindbergh plans to fly to Australia, but there is no confirmation of the details, which may soon be available. ...

    Article : 211 words
  18. CRIME WAVE.

    The Commissioner of Police, Mr. McIlveney, at a send-off to detectives going to Auckland, said that they were being transferred to try and suppress the wave of crime now sweeping ...

    Article : 57 words
  19. DUKE'S MESSAGE.

    His Excellency the Governor-General has received the following farewell message from his Royal Highness the Duke of York:— "With very great and genuine regret ...

    Article : 375 words
  20. SUB-STATION.

    When the electricity sub-committee of the City Council met yesterday, the matter of the purchase of a site for an electricity substation at Mosman was again discussed. ...

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  21. MR. BRUCE GRATIFIED.

    The Prime Minister (Mr. Bruce) to-day expressed satisfaction at the result of the Warringah by-election. It was significant, said Mr. Bruce, that though there were two Labour ...

    Article : 129 words
  22. FORCED DOWN.

    Flight-Lieutenants Carr and Gillman, of the Royal Air Force, who left Cranwell (Lancolnshire) on Friday morning on an attempt to establish a record non-stop flight, with ...

    Article : 144 words
  23. THE TARIFF.

    "The same tariff applies to all countries evxopt Great Britain, so that it cannot be said that France is being treated as an enemy country," said the Comptroller-General of ...

    Article : 359 words
  24. "AERIAL DERBY."

    Reports concerning 150 of the 3000 balloons despatched from Martin-place on Friday, May 13, by people who took part in the "Aerial Derby," conducted by the Hospital Saturday ...

    Article : 321 words
  25. LIGHTS FAIL.

    The electric supply to a large number of outlying suburbs was cut off at 10 o'clock last night, owing to the effect upon the overhead mains of a high wind which blew up ...

    Article : 149 words
  26. 3395 MILES.

    Although the British airmen failed to reach Karachi they established a new record by living 3395 miles. They thus beat the record of the French airmen, Regnot and Costa, who ...

    Article : 104 words
  27. GOVERNOR-GENERAL'S REPLY.

    His Excellency has replied by radio as follows:— On behalf of the people of Australia I desire to express heartfelt thanks for ...

    Article : 146 words
  28. GAS POISONING.

    Joseph Samuel Lucas, a retired farmer, 76 years of age, was found dead in bed from gas poisoning at Hataital, Wellington. His wife, aged 66, lay alongside him unconscious. ...

    Article : 67 words
  29. LEAGUE OF NATIONS.

    At the next assembly of the League of Nationa at Geneva the Australian delegation will be led by the Vice-President or the Executive Council (Sir Geo. Pearce). This ...

    Article : 193 words
  30. DUTCH COMPANY'S PLANS.

    The Royal nutch Airways have directed attention to the possibility of flying direct from Amsterdam to Karachi, and thence to Singapore. The proposal is to utilise Imperial ...

    Article : 85 words
  31. FOODSTUFFS.

    It was announce to-day by the Minister for Markets and Migration (Mr. Paterson) that the British War Office had placed with a Victorian company a contract for the supply of 60 tons ...

    Article : 188 words
  32. EXPLOSION.

    A serious accident occurred at Hoskins's quarries at Excelsior this morning, to William Ford, a powder monkey. It appears that Ford was charging a hole when an ...

    Article : 104 words
  33. THE DEPARTURE.

    The last official function of the Duke and Duchess of York in Australia was a visit of inspection this morning to the Repatriation wards, Nos. 10 and 11, at the Perth Hospital. ...

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  34. DE PINEDO.

    Commander de Plnedo, the Italian aviator, left Trepassey Bay (Newfoundland) this morning for the Azores. ...

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  35. SAFETY COUNCIL.

    Representatives of 52 influential organisations attended a meeting in Melbourne to-day, when a "National Safety Council of Australia" was formed. The meeting was convened ...

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  36. ITALIAN CELEBRATION.

    May 24 is also an Italian festival day. It was on that dale, in 1915, that Italy entered the war on the side of the Allies, and after the war the day was proclaimed a national ...

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  37. FIRE AT VAUCLUSE.

    An over-beated electric Iron is thought to have been the cause of a fire which broke out at the residence of Louis Lloyd, Avon, The Crescent, Vaucluse, on Saturday night. The ...

    Article : 77 words
  38. CHINA.

    Reports of the fall of Hankow, apparently premature, are clussed as propaganda. The latest information is that Communist and Nationalist forces are vigorously resisting the ...

    Article : 134 words
  39. LAWN TENNIS.

    Denmark beat Britain in the second round Davis Cup tie at Harrogate by three matches to two. The result was in doubt until the last singles match, in which Ulrich beat Higgs. ...

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  40. ROUND THE WORLD.

    The small cutter owned by the Frenchman, M. Gerbault, the distinguished aviator, and well-known tennis player, anchored in Port Moresby Harbour after 35 days' sail from Vila. ...

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  41. MAN HEAVILY FINED

    Alfred Dennis, of Canowindra, was charged at Bathurst Police Court with having opossum skins and cyanide illegally in his possession. Sergeant Morgan, of Canowindra, said that ...

    Article : 91 words
  42. ISOLATED SETTLERS.

    The track to Upper Bo Bo, Eastern Dorrigo is so bad that one settler's wife has had to remain at home for 10 months without [?] ing a neighbour. ...

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  43. £50 A WEEK.

    The Otago Central districts are being eagerly convassed by rabbitskin buyers, who are offering high prices. Some rabbiters report making £50 a week. ...

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  44. FEDERAL TAXATION.

    The council or the Retail Traders' Association of now South Wales has decided to urge the Federal Government to greatly reduce the rates of the Federal income and land taxes, ...

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