Bringing death and desolation in their train, bush fires swept devastating paths through the timbered districts of Victoria on Sunday. So far as can at present be ascertained, 28 people have been ...Article : 63 words
The breach between the Government and Labour members in the Legislative Council on the abolition question has apparently widened. It was reported to the Cabinet ...Article : 719 words
The steamer Ooma, which went aground at Sydney Point, Ocean Island, on Tuesday morning last, has become a total wreck, and the vessel is to be sold at auction on Wednesday ...Article : 172 words
There is every indication that the annual conference of the Australian labour party, to be held in about seven weeks' time, will be stormy. The opposing groups are ...Article : 433 words
Prompt measures have been taken by the New South Wales Railways for the relief of Broken Hill from imminent water famine, and sufficient water is to be forwarded within ...Article : 275 words
There were five fatalities at a fire which gutted Oulton Hall, near Tarporley (Cheshire), the ancestral home of Sir Phillp Grey-Egerton, destroying most of the art treasures in the ...Article : 309 words
The reply of the Soviet Commissar for Foreign Affairs (M. Chitcberin) to the League of Nations' invitation to Russia to participate in the preliminary meeting of the ...Article : 219 words
The fires are the greatest that have been experienced since 1899. The centres which suffered the greatest were Warburton, where 14 deaths occurred, ...Article : 1,725 words
The leader of the Opposition (Mr. Bavin), who returned from a visit to the northern districts yesterday, referred to the treatment that was now being meted out to the 1917 ...Article : 201 words
The Berlin correspondent of the "Morning Post" says that the economic situation in Germany is anomalous. There are more than 2,000,000 unemployed, and much distress among ...Article : 166 words
Important proposals for the reconstruction of the Country party will be discussed at the annual conference of the Victorian Farmers' Union, to be held at Ballarat next month. ...Article : 220 words
The "Daily Express" features an announcement that C. E. Kelleway is travelling with the Australian team as the special cricket correspondent of the "Daily Express." He ...Article : 212 words
Another outrage by the "Wanderers" push, which has begun in the last few weeks to terrorise Carlton, occurred into on Saturday night. A youth, who was an uninvited ...Article : 137 words
A fire occurred at the assembly and service station of Garratt's, Ltd., motor dealers, in Australia-street, Camperdown, shortly after 6 o'clock last night. In half an hour the ...Article : 498 words
There has been a development in the dispute between Russia and Latvia which followed the murder of a Soviet courier in a train when travelling in Latvian territory. ...Article : 89 words
A serious shooting accident occurred at Mr. J. Fagan's Mulyan Station a few miles from town. One of the domestic staff, Miss Florrie Drumgold, received a charge of shot in the ...Article : 136 words
For five hours the efferts of nearly 1000 fire-fighters were directed towards the saving of the town of Mount Pleasant from a fire which threatened to wipe it out on ...Article : 468 words
Sir Neville Howse, Minister for Defence, interviewed in Sydney yesterday, stated that pending the full inquiry that was being held regarding the aeroplane fatality at Canberra, ...Article : 273 words
An interesting by-election took place to-day at Belfort, where M. Clemenceau's former lieutenant, M. Andre Tardieu, was returned, defeating Radical, Socialist, and ...Article : 99 words
Referring to dancing in his Lenten Pastoral, the Archbishop of Armagh (Cardinal O'Donnell) says:—"When a mother permits her daughters to go dancing let her have as much ...Article : 100 words
H.M.S. Laburnum returned from Ocean Island, whither she went in consequence of a report of trouble among the phosphate workers. ...Article : 239 words
Protracted negotiations between representatives of the striking wireless operators and the shipowners have ended in a deadlock, with no immediate prospect of settlement. ...Article : 133 words
The petition which will be presented to the King in the event of the Abolition Bill being carried, asking his Majesty to withhold the Royal Assent to the bill, is in circulation all ...Article : 190 words
Messages received at Paris from Bucharest speak of violent election riots throughout Roumania, in which three people wore killed and 20 injured. Bucharest is being patrolled ...Article : 40 words
There was wild talk at a native meeting to protest against the colour bar legislation. One speaker urged the native and coloured ...Article : 64 words
A collision between a motor car and a motor cycle and sidecar in Addison-road, Marrickville, last night, resulted in both vehicles being seriously damaged. The cycle and ...Article : 77 words
Mr. McCormack (Premier of Queensland), reviewing the recent Labour convention, said it was distinctly against the disruptionists. The convention was master of its own ...Article : 269 words
In the second round of the women's singles at the Carlton Club's tournament at Cannes Midlle Suzanne Lenglen beat Miss Cambridge, 6-0, 6-0, and Lady Roundway in the third ...Article : 259 words
The credit of being first to pay its contribution to the Imperial War Cemeteries Endowment Fund goes to Australia, which has overpaid its annual quota to the Imperial ...Article : 309 words
The resumption of the hearing of the Australian Railways Union case before the Deputy President, Sir John Quick, in the Arbitration Court, had been set down for this ...Article : 263 words
Mr. Mark Gosling (chairman of the State Labour party) says that he is still of the opinion that the intrusion of Church dignitaries into party politics is to be ...Article : 262 words
Harry Baker, aged about 30 years, single, of Prospect, was killed while riding a motor bicycle at Hove railway crossing, Brighton, at 6.40 p.m. yesterday, as a result of a ...Article : 40 words
Serious bush fires raged at Oyster Cove, in the Huon district, throughout Sunday, and for portion of the day the main road was so enveloped in flames and smoke that traffic ...Article : 146 words
A sensational motor smash occurred on the Armidale-Tamworth road on Sunduy afternoon, when Mr. and Mrs. Blomfield were motoring from Uralla to Walcha. The car ...Article : 134 words
A fire in the police paddock below Albury destroyed several acres of grass. The town fire brigade was called to extinguish the outbreak. The four-mile fire break is holding ...Article : 844 words
A conference of the secretaries of the unions whose members are concerned in the strike at Mort's Dock will be held this afternoon to decide their course of action in ...Article : 104 words
It was reported yesterday by the Northern Colliery Owners' Association that the Bellbird colliery was idle on account of a funeral, and that the miners at Stanford-Merthyr, ...Article : 221 words
The Melbourne Steamship Company, Ltd., has placed an older with Swan, Hunter, and Richardson, Ltd., shipbuilders on the Tyne, for the construction of a new cargo steamer, ...Article : 149 words
Mr. John Rockefeller, jun., denies that he has made the gift of 10,000,000 dollars to King Fuad and the Egyptian people, as attributed to him in a Cairo report. He said ...Article : 186 words
Sir,—Recently you published a letter from one signing himself "Walgett," in which the difficulty station owners had in getting competent hands was stressed. ...Article : 197 words
An application was made to Chief Justice Blair on behalf of the Commonwealth Government and the Wool Committee that the proceedings under the writ issued by ...Article : 154 words
The police were notified to-day that a body, believed to be that of William Oliver, who was reported missing from his but at Nipper's Creek, Yanterbangee Government tank, 70 ...Article : 87 words
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