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  2. THRILLING TEST CRICKET.

    The second day's play of the first test match between England and Australia attracted a record crowd-—7,152— to the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday. Australia scored 450. W. A. Oldfield and A. A. Mailey ...

    Article : 118 words
  3. WATERFRONT.

    Three more passenger steamers, the Canberra, Cooma and Bombala, have been laid up as the result of a dispute between the owners and the Brisbane branch of ...

    Article : 352 words
  4. EMPIRE AFFAIRS.

    The Australian Press Association understands that two Empire conferences of supreme importance are pending. Firstly, there is to be a meeting of ...

    Article : 831 words
  5. TRADE REVIEW.

    There has been a glut of now issues on the Stock Exchange this week, the capital involved amounting to about £12,250,000. These have had a somewhat unsettling effect on the ...

    Article : 680 words
  6. AMERICA'S NAVY.

    Though the House of Representatives at Washington lias passed the Navy Appropriation Bill, providing for manoeuvres off Hawaii and a cruise to Australia, the decision of the Senate on the bill is awaited with great interest. ...

    Article : 820 words
  7. THE SCORES.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 252 words
  8. THOUGHTS ON THE PLAY.

    The second day's play in the test match very aptly fulfilled many of the conditions that go to make up a thrilling contest; keen cricket, punctuated with individual successes, ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 2,517 words
  9. DIMBOOLA.

    The delay of the Dimboola is believed to be the result of the union irritation tactics. Owing to the action of a section of the ...

    Article : 128 words
  10. SINGAPORE BASE.

    In an interview with the "Sunday Times," the Japanese Ambassador (Baron Hayashi) said that he thought his country's leaders recognised that the construction of the ...

    Article : 103 words
  11. SMYRNA FIRE.

    After a hearing lasting 12 days, Mr. Justice Rowlott, in the Commercial Court, gave judgment for the defendant insurance company in the Smyrna fire case, holding that the ...

    Article : 147 words
  12. HEAVY STORMS.

    Many more slips have occurred on the roads and the railways. The passage of a goods train on the Manawatu line, between Wellington ...

    Article : 254 words
  13. THE ROYAL NAVY.

    Vice-Admiral Sir Roger Keyes (Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff) has been appointed Commander-in-Chief of the Mediterranean Fleet, as from May 15, 1920, in succession to ...

    Article : 88 words
  14. THE SOVIET.

    The delegation sent by the Trade Union Congress to Russia, whose telegraphed views created some surprise in England, issued a preliminary statement on the tour, following ...

    Article : 426 words
  15. THE PRINCE OF WALES.

    As the time of the Prince of Wales' visit to South Africa draws nearer, keenness to extend a warm welcome is becoming more manifest in all parts of the Union. This spirit ...

    Article : 132 words
  16. FOREIGN MIGRANTS.

    At the annual meeting of the Orient S.N. Company, Sir Kenneth Anderson (chairman) referred to the regulations and requirements of continuously increasing severity which the ...

    Article : 272 words
  17. COMMUNIST PLOT.

    The Paris correspondent ot the "Morning Post" says: Particulars of a Communist plot to seize Amiens, similar to the plot revealed in Paris a fortnight ago, have been ...

    Article : 189 words
  18. LIBERAL PARTY.

    Speaking at Edinburgh, Mr. Lloyd George repudiated the suggestion that Liberalism was negligible as a party force. He claimed that it had already forced the Government to ...

    Article : 117 words
  19. RIVER FATALITIES.

    Two boys were drowned in Cook's River, near the Tempe Bridge, on Saturday morning, when a dinghy in which they were rowing was overturned by the current. ...

    Article : 231 words
  20. FROM THE STAND.

    While pundits seek to reach unanimity on their diagnosis of the malady afflicting cricket, the game persists in bearing witness to its vitality, and in triumphantly ...

    Article : 1,111 words
  21. ALIENS IN BRITAIN.

    As the outcome of the recent Conservative agitation in regard to the entry of aliens into Britain, which was the subject of a debate in the House of Commons last week, the Home ...

    Article : 92 words
  22. TASMANIAN APPLES.

    A meeting of the National Federation of Fruit Traders and Australian fruit importers have agreed on a reply to the request of the Tasmanian Premier regarding handling and ...

    Article : 147 words
  23. PREFERENCE PROPOSAL.

    Commenting on the Government's proposal to allocate £1,000,000 annually to an imperial economic committee to assist the marketing of dominion products. Sir Mark Sheldon, of ...

    Article : 95 words
  24. NEXT YEAR'S WEMBLEY

    The Duke of York has accepted the presidency of the Empire Exhibition at Wembley in 1925, as the Prince of Wales, who was president this year, will be visiting South Africa ...

    Article : 124 words
  25. ELECTORAL REFORM.

    The announcement by Signor Mussolini in the Chamber of Deputies of a new electoral bill came like a bolt from the blue, not only to the public generally, but to his followers. ...

    Article : 149 words
  26. AGED COUPLE.

    An aged couple named Wright, who lived just across the Dumaresq River, in Queensland, were crossing the river in a sulky on Thursday to Bonshaw on the New South ...

    Article : 103 words
  27. SPORT ABROAD.

    The Welshman Mr. A. B. Freethy will referee the England versus New Zealand Rugby match on January 30, the English Rugby Union having cancelled its agreement with the New ...

    Article : 145 words
  28. MINE SHAFT DISASTER.

    One body has been recovered from the bottom of the shaft of the Randfontein mine at Johannesburg, down which a cage fell, killing one white man and 30 natives. The search ...

    Article : 98 words
  29. WALL-STREET FIRMS.

    Christmas bonuses amounting to at least [?]0,000,000 dollarB are being distributed by Wall-street firms. Some statisticians place the figure at 75,000,000 dollars. Office boy, ...

    Article : 74 words
  30. FATAL MOTOR ACCIDENT.

    Sylvia Jacobs, aged 41 years, of Brighton Boulevard, North Bondi, who was knocked down by a motor lorry in Military-road, North Bondi, yesterday morning, died later in St. ...

    Article : 65 words
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