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  2. £4,000,000 LOAN.

    Cabled advice was received by the Premier and Treasurer (Mr. Lang) yesterday afternoon that a £4,000,000 loan for New South Wales has been raised in London. The loan was ...

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  3. FEDERAL SESSION.

    Further general debate on the tariff occupied the time of members of the House of Representatives to-day. The Senate, having completed its business, adjourned for the ...

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  4. TENDER SYSTEM.

    Electrical firms whose tenders for the power-house plant were rejected as informai stated yesterday definitely that the "Infermality" was merely a quibble, and that the ...

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  5. BARTON ELECTION.

    Mr. T. J. Ley, M.P., has received the following apology from Mr. F. A. McDonald, who formerly represented the Barton division in the House of Representatives, and was ...

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  6. CITY FIRE.

    Firemen from five stations effected, a remarkable save yesterday morning. When a fire broke out at 310 Pitt-street, and later [?] the adjoining building known as Robson House. ...

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  7. GENEVA.

    The debate on events at Geneva arising out of the Lorarno trcatics will begin in the House of Commons on Tuesday.—Reuter. There is still speculation on the part played ...

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  8. THE RAIN.

    The central, southern, and western districts of New South Wales received the best falls of rain recorded for the 24 hours ended at 9 a.m. yesterday. ...

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  9. HEATED SCENES.

    The French Chamber of Deputies to-day carried a vote of confidence in M. Briand's new Ministry by 361 votes to 164.—Feuter. A Ministerial statement by the Government ...

    Article : 260 words
  10. THE SEAMEN.

    As a result of recent meetings of seamen in Melbourne, an application was lodged with the Registrar of the Commonwealth Arbitration Court (Mr. A. M. Stewart) late this ...

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  11. DAMAGE AT BATHURST.

    Damage amounting to £600 was caused in 10 minutes in the Manchester and dress departments of Edgley and Co.'s premises in William-street during a heavy rainstorm ...

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  12. LORD SOMERS.

    It is most probable that Lord Somers will succeed Lord Stradbroke as Governor of Vietoria. [Lord Somers, who has just reached his 40th ...

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  13. LORD STONEHAVEN.

    The Governor-General (Lord Stonehaven), in placing, in position the commemorative stone of the new house at the Presbyterian Ladies' College. Pymble, yesterday ...

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  14. COUNTRY REPORTS.

    BROKEN HILL, Friday.—The district rainfalls have been very heavy in some places. At Ind[?]na four and a half inches were registered in an hour and a half. [?]nalta station ...

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  15. PARLIAMENTARIANS.

    Feeling is strengthening among the Commons' branch of the Empire Parliamentary Association favouring postponement of a delegation to Australia. It is felt that ...

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  16. FEDERAL LOAN.

    In the House of Representatives to-day the Commonwealth Treasurer (Dr. Earle Page) announced that the 5½ per cent. loan for the States, which was closed on Thursday, had ...

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  17. PARCEL POST.

    In the House of Commons to-day Mr. Baldwin announced that an inland cash on delivery parcel service would operate from March 29. This, he said, would enable ...

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  18. PROJECTED FLIGHT.

    "Just a quick dash to Melbourne and back" was the laconle announcement of the Air Department to-day in regard to the flight to Australia of Mr. Alan J. Cobham, the famous ...

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  19. SIR HENRY BRADDON

    The work of the English-speaking Union as an influence for world peace was emphasised last night at a social gathering at which the president of the New South Wales branch of ...

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  20. UPPER HOUSE.

    The following members of the Legislative Council wore called upon by the A.L.P. executive last night to show cause why they should not be expelled for having been absent ...

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  21. ATHLETICS.

    At the inter-Varsity sports A. E. Porritt (Oxford) won the 100 yards event in 10s. ...

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  22. COUNTRY PARTY.

    Arrangements are being completed for a conference to be held in Melbourne on Tuesday to formulate an all-Australian policy for the Country party. The conference is ...

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  23. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Government at Madrid has issued a communique slating that the Civil Governor of Barcelona orderod the arrest and imprisonment of the council of the Barcelona Bar. ...

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  24. 'BUS WAR.

    A 'bus war commenced to-day in Brisbane, when the new 'buses of the Tramway Department of the City Council commenced running. An arrangement was made with Boon Bros., ...

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  25. COAL INDUSTRY.

    The coalowners and miners will apparently soon be at close grips again. A Cabinet committee has been formed. Mr. Baldwin presiding, and the report of the Royal Commission on ...

    Article : 117 words
  26. THE SENATE.

    In the Sonate, the Western Australian,' Grant Bill, the Income Tax Assessment Bou[?] Shares Bill, and the Dried Fruits Advances Bill were passed through allthe remaining ...

    Article : 377 words
  27. ENGINEDRIVERS.

    All the local collieries were idie yesterday to enable members of the Federated Enginedrivers' mid Firemen's Association to consider the recent Hibble award covering wages ...

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  28. DENGUE FEVER.

    An epidemic of dengue fever is raging at Turnworth. It is stated by doctors that there have been more than 1000 cases. in the town. ...

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  29. WORLD COURT.

    Indications that the League 0f Nations may ask representatives of the United States Government to explain the Washington reservations of rati[?]cation of the World Court have ...

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  30. POLICE RAID.

    The police raided a house in Little Hileystreet, Surry Hills, yesterday afternoon, and arrested 59 men, whom they charged with being found in a common gaming house. ...

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  31. TRAIN COLLISION.

    The trans-Australian train was held up for over two hours this morning by a colllsion between two goods trains, the engines of which were derailed. ...

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  32. A.L.P. CONFERENCE.

    The approach of the A.L.P. Conference at Easter has led to an increase in the activities of the various factions that are striving to secure control of the gathering. ...

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  33. QUEENSLAND.

    Saturday, Mav 8, has been selected as the date tor the Queensland general elections. After a special meeting of the Cabinet this afternoon, Mr. McCormack said that the ...

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  34. STRIKE VICTIMS.

    Replying to Mr. Havelock Wilson's appeal for assistance on behalf of women and children sufferers through the recent British seamen's strike, the shipowners intimated that, ...

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  35. WOMAN'S DEATH.

    A message from Maryborough states that Mrs. Kathleen Loveday, a married woman, met her death this evening as a result, it is alleged, of poisoning. ...

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  36. CONFERENCE.

    The request from a number of maritime unions in Sydney to the New South Walen Coastal Steamship Owners' Association for a conference has been acceded to by the ...

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  37. CIVIC BONDS.

    The City Treasurer (Mr. Solomon) has reported to the finance committee of the City Council that £1,500,000 will shortly he required to cover resumptions within the city, ...

    Article : 141 words
  38. THE GOVERNOR.

    The Governor, with Lady de Chair and Miss Elaine de Chair, visited Eden yesterday, They were welcomed by Councillor H. Robertson (president of the Imlay Shire Council). They ...

    Article : 120 words
  39. RETENTION OF RING.

    Justice Sir Henry McCardle delivered judgment to-day on an interesting point raised in a recent breach of promise action, in which the plainti[?] was awarded £70 damages. ...

    Article : 117 words
  40. CONSTITUTIONAL SESSION.

    At a meeting of the Parliamentary New States League held to-day at the Federal Parliament House, it was decided that one of the main objectives of the league should be to ...

    Article : 112 words
  41. LOW DEATH-RATE.

    The vital statistics of victoria, for the year 1023. which have been completed by the Assistant Government Stati[?]t (Mr. J. B. Hourl'gan), show that the death rate for the year was ...

    Article : 90 words
  42. NEW ZEALAND WOOL SALES.

    At the Napier Wool sales 15,000 bules were offered. Competition was keen, and prices were firm, being equal to those of recent sales. ...

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