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  2. COUNTRY NEWS. CHARGE OF STEALING DISMISSED.

    A misunderstanding of railway regulation, regarding the practice of taking on to trains railway refreshment rooms property, which may be left at stations further alone the ...

    Article : 209 words
  3. BUSH FIRES.

    When asked by the police why he did not extinquish a fire which subsequently caused damage exceeding £40,000, Leslie Piercy Storch, according to the police, said that only ...

    Article : 188 words
  4. STATE SESSION. SHORT SITTING.

    The first sitting of the Legislative Assembly after the holidays was held yesterday, and lasted only an hour and a half. The usual period was allowed for questions, after which ...

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  5. WHARF WORKERS.

    The case for the Commonwealth Steamship Owners' Federation, in reply to demands made by the Waterside Workers' Federation, was claborated by Mr. H. M. Adams when ...

    Article : 900 words
  6. NEW GUINEA.

    During the past three mouths Mr. Frank Anstey, M.P., has travelled through the entire region of the New Guinea goldfields, from Salamoa to Edie Creek, and through ...

    Article : 978 words
  7. SHEFFIELD SHIELD.

    The South Australians are in a very strong position in the match against New South Wales, and with four wickets in hand they already hate a lead of 493 runs. ...

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  8. SWIMMING.

    The 440 yards swimming championship of the State will be the principal event at the Domain Baths to-night, when the second of the three championship carnivals will be held. ...

    Article : 430 words
  9. FIRE AT ORANGE.

    A fire occurred in the heart of the business centre at 3.30 o'clock this afternoon, resulting in the destruction of a storage building, 80ft by 90ft, in McNamara-street, owned by James ...

    Article : 174 words
  10. THEFTS AT TWEED HEADS.

    Several thefts have occurred in the town during the past two weeks. Mr. C. G. Green, on opening his store at Boyd's Bay, Tweed Heads, discovered that during the previous ...

    Article : 78 words
  11. EXCITING CAREER.

    Few men had such an exciting and varied career as Mr. John Mitchell Christie, former detective-inspector, who died at his home, Kilmany, Northcote-road, Armadale, this ...

    Article : 350 words
  12. SETTLERS' HOMES BURNT.

    William Wyatt, a selector near Yarrie Lake, was absent in Narrabri on Saturday, and on returning home soon after midnight he found that fire had destroyed his house and all its ...

    Article : 122 words
  13. FIRE AT WOLLONGONG.

    The fire brigade received a call to premises in Keira-street, occupied by Mr. J. Cooney, and on arrival found that the front of the building was well alight. The flames were confined to ...

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  14. MOSMAN FINANCES.

    The Mayor of Mosman (Alderman Carter) last evening informed the council that the total estimated revenue for the current year was £121,000, which included £33,000 drawn ...

    Article : 152 words
  15. RAIN IN NORTH-EAST.

    Rain was recorded yesterday morning on the coast north of Newcastle, and there were further heavy falls of over two inches on the far North Coast, the maximum being 257 points ...

    Article : 150 words
  16. DROWNED IN THE MURRUMBIDGEE.

    Harold Constable, a shop assistant, aged 21 years, was drowned in the Murrumbidges River on Sunday. A party was in water about 4ft deep when Constable disappeared in ...

    Article : 91 words
  17. CAFE DESTROYED BY FIRE.

    The Olympia Cafe at Leeton was destroyed by fire early on Sunday morning. The ocrupier, Kerr Basil, and an assistant, made a hurried escape in night attire. An adjanent ...

    Article : 74 words
  18. MAHENO DELAYED.

    The departure of the Maheno for Southern ports has been delayed owing to a dispute between the firemen and the cooks and stewards. Just before sailing time the ...

    Article : 89 words
  19. THEFT AT RANDWICK.

    The sum of £21 was stolen from a bedroom at Mr. Joseph Greenwood's home in Bream-street, Cooge, last night. The theft was cimmitted while the inmates were absent ...

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  20. ORANGE RESIDENT'S DEATH.

    The death has occurred of Mr. Cecil Horace Dwyer, manager of the Orange gasworks, at the age of 36 years. He was a native of Lismore and came to Orange with his father when ...

    Article : 111 words
  21. MRS. MORT.

    To-morrow a petition will be presented to the Minister for Justice (Mr. McKell), praying for the release from prison of Mrs. Dorothy Mort, who in April, 1921, was sentenced to be ...

    Article : 219 words
  22. LATE COMMERCIAL.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 138 words
  23. MAN FOUND DEAD.

    On the Murrumbidgee River, near Hamden bridge, to-day Thomas Delaney was found dead with a gaping wound in his throat. Delaney was a labouter, about 44 years of age. A razor ...

    Article : 62 words
  24. DAMAGED CARGO

    It was learned yesterday that cargo on the steamer City of Corinth, which has arrived at Sydney, was considerably damaged by oil before the vessel sailed from New York. ...

    Article : 88 words
  25. CHILD KILLED.

    Marjorie Townsend aged three years, daughter of B. J. Townsend, farmer, of Yarrabandal, was killed to-day. Her father was busily loading wheat on a waggon to which horses were ...

    Article : 78 words
  26. LATE MINING.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 133 words
  27. COTTON CROP.

    Requests that the bounty on cotton should be increased by 1/2d, and that the machinery of the Cotton Board should be utilised to distribute bounty moneys, were made by a ...

    Article : 223 words
  28. TIN MINING LEASE.

    At the Wardon's Court Joseph Percival and others were granted a lease to mine on Thirroul Beac[?]hfor tin. Applicants proved to the warden that they had obtained sums up to ...

    Article : 67 words
  29. NAURUAN CHIEFS.

    At mention of native chieftains from Nauru one's thoughts fly naturally to picturesque, highly-coloured garments, unshod feet, and large-expanses of dark skin. The band of ...

    Article : 461 words
  30. BOY ADVENTURER.

    An adventurous boy scout from Ballarat has arrived at Adelaide, after having ridden 500 miles from his home on an ordinary bicycle. He is Henry Hatfield, aged 18 years, ...

    Article : 83 words
  31. ALLEGED MURDER.

    The City Coroner continued his inquiry yesterday concerning the death of George Francis Dunne, aged 15 years, a page boy, who was shot dead at Darlinghurst on January 3. Pierre ...

    Article : 395 words
  32. INDEX. NEWS.

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  33. BUSH FIRE RELIEF.

    Mr. Ball, M.L.A., has been adviseel by the Forestry Commission, regarding the supply of fancing material to burnt-out settlers, that licenses may be issued over travelling stock ...

    Article : 126 words
  34. EDUCATION.

    Mr. J. Story, the Public Service Commissioner, sounded an unusual note at a civic reception to delegates of the Teachers' Federation to-day, when he suggested that, instead of ...

    Article : 343 words
  35. ADVERTISEMENTS.

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  36. COMPLAINT AGAINST MOTORISTS.

    In a letter to the Tarro Shire Council, the Rev. H. T. McGowan complained of the nuisance caused by motor cars at Hexham, and asked that steps should be taken to abate ...

    Article : 110 words
  37. NEWCASTLE.

    Mr. R. Vowell (president), at the meeting of the Hunter Water Board thi[?] afternoon, when referring to the damage recently caused to the Chichester gravitation main by a fall ...

    Article : 391 words
  38. LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    The Appropriation Bill was passed through all stages in the Legislative Council without a division yesterday afternoon. Sir Henry Braddon, who recently returned from England, ...

    Article : 500 words
  39. ILLABO SHIRE BRIDGES.

    The Illabo Shire Council has accepted Mr. H. E. Ibbotson's tender of £2217/14/6 for the erection of a bridge across Billabong Creek between Junee and Bethungra, the Main Roads ...

    Article : 68 words
  40. BODY RECOVERED FROM RIVER.

    Further search yesterday afternoon for the body of the young Englishman. William Duffell, who was drowned near Minore, in the Matquarie River, was without result. Sergeard ...

    Article : 70 words
  41. PERTH WILL CASE.

    A settlement out of Court was announced when Mr. Justice Northmore sat in the Supreme Court to hear further evidence in the dispute concerning two wills in the name ...

    Article : 182 words
  42. DISASTROUS FIRE.

    A disastrous fire occurred at Huonville about 2.30 o'clock this morning, when Joseph Lomas's wood-wool plant and sheds were destroyed. It is thought that the fire was caused ...

    Article : 115 words
  43. TO-DAY.

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  44. SHOOTING ACCIDENT.

    A fatal shooting accident occurred here yesterday, the victim being Mr. A. G. F. Bollinger, a well-known resident of Parkes. Mr. Bollinger had been on a visit to his son ...

    Article : 147 words
  45. SHEARING FOR 54 YEARS.

    Mr. George Hundy, of Pyramul, who is [?] years of age, shore 5400 sheep last season, and is quite willing to test his capabilities against those of any shearer ten years his junior. He ...

    Article : 140 words
  46. FEDERAL LABORATORY.

    The Wagga District Hospital committee has received a notification that the Federal Government proposes to establish a laboratory at Wagga for research purposes. The ...

    Article : 84 words
  47. LATE SHIPPING.

    FREMANTLE.—Dep: Jan, 11, Baron Nairn and Atua, for Egypt. ...

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