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  2. LASSETTER'S.

    The doors of F. Lussetter and Company, Limited, one of the largest retail houses in the Commonwealth, will be closed to-day, and the company will cease to exist. ...

    Article : 1,136 words
  3. THE STRIKE FOR 44 HOURS. 25,000 MEN IDLE.

    Efforts will be made this morning to settle the dispute about the 44-hour week, which has resulted in more than 25,000 men being thrown out of employment. A conference has been arranged. Both parties yesterday maintained a firm attitude, declaring that ...

    Article : 81 words
  4. ENGINEDRIVERS.

    The Federal officials of the Federated Enginedrivers and Firemen's Association have been notified that the colliery proprietors have agreed to meet representatives of the ...

    Article : 192 words
  5. AUSTRALIAN TEAM.

    In the Australians' match against Leicester play brightened when Gregory, whose opening was shaky, settled down. He imparted muchneeded lief to the game by a series of big ...

    Article : 982 words
  6. GENERAL STRIKE BEGINS. Industrial Crisis.

    The general strike organised by a committee of the Trades Union Congress in Great Britain began at midnight of Monday. There has been considerable movement of troops, and ...

    Article : 611 words
  7. WORKS CLOSED DOWN.

    Union officials were busy during the day compiling records fo the unemployed members of their organisations. Fears are being entertained that unloss a ...

    Article : 967 words
  8. GLEBE.

    "The Labour aldermen of the City Council are endeavouring to swamp the council at the coming election," slated Alderman Courtenay yesterday afternoon, referring to a ...

    Article : 383 words
  9. MONEY MARKETS.

    Declines from 2 to 7 points in stock market prices, a loss of almost three-quarters of a cent on the sterling cross rate, a general weakening of prices of foreign bonds and a ...

    Article : 172 words
  10. "COSTLY FAILURE."

    Further representations from the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Imperial League of Australia with regard to the position of soldier settlers at Beerburrum, Queensland, have ...

    Article : 202 words
  11. COMMONS, DEBATE.

    There was a buzz of excitement in the House of Commons when the Speaker took the chair. The galleries were crowded. The Duke of York sat in the Royal Gallery, and ...

    Article : 2,634 words
  12. MIGRATION.

    Answering Lord Apsley in the House of Commons, the Secretary of State for the Dominions (Mr. L. Amery), said that between January 1 and April 30 there were 11,600 ...

    Article : 144 words
  13. INDUSTRIAL COURT.

    The Industrial Commissioner (Mr. Piddington) had before him yesterday the adjourned application of Mr. W. C. Myhill, of the Metal Trades Employers' Association, that the ...

    Article : 357 words
  14. FEDERAL ROLLS.

    Giving evidence yesterday before the Federal Committee on Electoral Reform, Mr. Stephen Murphy, a rotired special magistrate of the Children's Court, urged that ...

    Article : 243 words
  15. AUSTRALIA'S NORTH-WEST.

    Dr. Trwer, Bishop of North-West Western Australia, interviewed by the Australian Press Association, pointed out the contrast between Canada's generous treatment of her ...

    Article : 72 words
  16. NATIONAL DEFENCE.

    With the object of facilitating national mobilisation, the specially-appointed Preparation Committee held its first meeting this afternoon at the Premier's official residence, ...

    Article : 93 words
  17. THE DORRIGO.

    Further evidence was heard to-day in the inquiry being held into the foundering of the steamer Dorrigo off the Queensland coast. Several master mariners who had previously ...

    Article : 150 words
  18. MR. BADDELEY'S ATTITUDE.

    The attitude of the Minister for Labour and industry (Mr. Baddeley), as expressed in his reply to the Federal unions which waited upon him yesterday afternoon in regard to the ...

    Article : 1,274 words
  19. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Mr. McTiernan New South Wales AttorneyGeneral is not hopeful of conferring with the Colonial Office while the strike is acute. The Tate Gallery has purchased Francis ...

    Article : 306 words
  20. FASCISM'S CLAIMS.

    The Rome Press is unanimously sending up a [?] of thanksgivng that Signor Mussoli[?] had delivered Italy from a wasteful strike like England's. One Journal says: We do ...

    Article : 71 words
  21. RADIO EXHIBITION.

    The attendence at the Radio Exhibition in the Town Hall yesterday and last night was considerable, and much interest was taken in the exhibits. ...

    Article : 172 words
  22. ARBITRATION.

    An indication of the serious view taken by union officials generally on the question of the 44-hour week was given in the Commonwealth Arbitration Court to-day, when ...

    Article : 624 words
  23. RIVERINA SYNOD.

    The Synod of the Di[?] of Riverina has concluded its session, after having sat for three days. The chief business was the consideration of "The Di[?]cesan Management ...

    Article : 183 words
  24. BILLIARDS.

    In the eighth heat of the British Empire amateur billiards championship J. Earlam (England), 1001. led G. B. Shailer (Australia) 414, at the end of to-night's play. ...

    Article : 137 words
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