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  2. THE RAILWAYS.

    The full text of the report on the New South Wales railways submitted to the Government by Sir Sam Fay and Sir Vincent Raven, which was made available yesterday, ...

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  3. CITY ENGINEER.

    It was made quite clear last night at a meeting of the special committee of the City Council dealing with the proposals for the reorganisation of the city engineer's ...

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  4. THE COLLIERIES.

    There was little change yesterday in the position on the northern coalfields. Aberdare Extended was laid idle on account of the refusal of a wheeler to work in the absence ...

    Article : 192 words
  5. THE WATERFRONT.

    The unsettled position on the waterfront, particularly in Sydney, will be under review, in as far as it affects the wharf labourers, at the annual interstate conference of the ...

    Article : 408 words
  6. LATE CABLES.

    The "Daily Herald" announces that Labour headquarters is inviting applications for Mr. M. Charlton (leader of the Labour party in the Commonwealth Parliament) to address ...

    Article : 107 words
  7. BRITISH ELECTIONS.

    A feature of the week-end speeches was the declaration of the President of the Board of Trade (Mr. Sidney Webb) that legislation for the nationalisation of coalmines would be introduced next session if Labour were returned to power. ...

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  8. WAR IN CHINA.

    General Lu Yung-hsieng (Governor and military leader of the province of Chekiang) and his chief of staff, Ho Feng-lin, have left for Japan. ...

    Article : 265 words
  9. FORD COMPANY.

    The representative of the Australian Press Association spoke over the long-distance telephone to Mr. Wallace Campbell, president of the Canadian Ford Company, who confirmed ...

    Article : 253 words
  10. MINERS AND ENGINEDRIVERS.

    Aberdaro Extended Colliery, which works with less interruptions than any of the Cessnock collieries, was thrown idle to-day by the action of a wheeler. There was only one ...

    Article : 252 words
  11. FACTION FIGHTS.

    China's Civil war has achieved a sinister reverberation in the United States, where the police are exerting unusual efforts to pacify Chinese fraternal and business ...

    Article : 293 words
  12. COLLISIONS.

    Shortly afternoon yesterday a tram and a motor lorry laden with over three tons of roofing tiles, collided in Bridge-street, near Westbourne-street, Drummoyne. The tram and ...

    Article : 316 words
  13. CITY COUNCIL.

    In his statement this morning Alderman Gilpin once more displays his adroitness at shifting his ground," said Mr. S. S. Cohen, acting president of the Citizens' Reform ...

    Article : 366 words
  14. LOCAL MANUFACTURE.

    Satisfaction was expressed in Federal circles to-day at the reported decision of the Ford Motor Company to establish a factory in Australia. ...

    Article : 181 words
  15. WATER BOARD.

    The annual picnic of the "Water and Sewerage Board employees was held yesterday at Clifton Gardens. Mr. J. Potter presided at the official lucnheon, and the gathering included: ...

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  16. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    A wireless message received at Land's End from the British steamer Waimate, 7015 tons, bound from Manchester to Brisbane, reports that the vessel is proceeding at half-speed to ...

    Article : 248 words
  17. ANATOLE FRANCE.

    The death is announced from Paris of Anatole France, the distinguished author, aged 80 years. The death of Anatole France (Jacques ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 350 words
  18. ZEPPELIN ZR3.

    Enormous crowds at Friedrichshaven wildly cheered and sang "Deutschland Uber Alles" on the occasion of the departure of Zeppelin ZR3 for Lakehurst, Jersey (U.S.A.). ...

    Article : 482 words
  19. MURDER CHARGE.

    At the Control Police Court yesterday, before Mr. Giles Shaw, S.M., Douglas Williams, aged 31, a motor mechanic, was charged with having feloniously and maliciously murdered ...

    Article : 462 words
  20. TRAGEDY ON STEAMER.

    The inquiry into the death of John Jacob, 26 years of age, a fireman, who was stabbed to death on the fo'castle deck of the British steamer Treworlas on the afternoon of ...

    Article : 545 words
  21. ROSE BAY FATALITY.

    The City Coroner (Mr. Jamieson) yesterday recorded a finding of accidental death from injuries received through being knocked down by a motor car in New South Head-road. Rose ...

    Article : 302 words
  22. HUDDERSFIELD SEARCH.

    The Minister for Home and Territories (Senator Pearce) is satisfied that the reports that two white women were held captive by blacks in the Gulf of Carpentaria country ...

    Article : 353 words
  23. LABOUR PARTY.

    A special meeting of the A.L.P. executive is to be summoned to deal with the status of members of unions affiliated under Rule 19 in regard to selection ballots. Hitherto ...

    Article : 163 words
  24. NEW STEAMER SERVICE.

    Burns, Philp, and Co., Ltd., to-night announced that the Toyo Kisen Kaisha Co., of Japan, is about to establish a service between America and Australia for the carriage of ...

    Article : 93 words
  25. FATALLY STABBED.

    Benjamin Harrison Schutes, a greaser, employed on the West Islip, has heen charged with the murder of Reginald Louis Short, in the Aurora Hotel on Friday night. ...

    Article : 102 words
  26. DAME NELLIE MELBA.

    A brilliant gathering filled His Majesty's Theatre to-night, when Dame Nellie Melba closed her career on the Australasian opera stage, appearing in her favourite role in La ...

    Article : 161 words
  27. SCHOOL TEACHER SENTENCED.

    Fraser Park, a school teacher, was convicted of an indecent assault and sentenced at the Christchurch Supreme Court to five years' imprisonment. The Judge, after ...

    Article : 58 words
  28. FIRE AT ROCKHAMPTON.

    A disastrous fire occurred at Rockhampton early on Saturday morning, when Bremner's big drapery shop, in the centre of one of the big business blocks, was completely gutted, ...

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  29. DEATH FOLLOWS ASSAULT.

    The death of Archibald Stuart, aged 38 years, of 26 Wilson-street, Arncliffe, at Bexley on Sunday night is being investigated by the police. On October 6 he called at the ...

    Article : 135 words
  30. FRANCE AND GERMANY.

    Reuter's correspondent in Paris says that negotiations for a Franco-German commercial treaty have ended for the present, but will he resumed on November 5 in Paris, after the ...

    Article : 78 words
  31. EXTREME FASHIONS.

    A message from Warsaw states that a number of Parliamentarians, backed by the Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish clergy, are promoting a bill to prohibit the wearing or ...

    Article : 65 words
  32. HOTEL BURNED.

    The Punt Hotel, at Darlington Point, a large wooden building, and the only hotel on the road south of the river Murrumbidgee, between Hay and Narrandera, was destroyed by ...

    Article : 64 words
  33. NEW SOUTH HEAD-ROAD.

    Woollahra Council, having proposed to increase the width of New South Head-road from Rose Bay Park to Lyne Park, from 100 to 105 feet, asked the Minister for Local ...

    Article : 65 words
  34. ALL BLACKS' TOUR.

    The New Zealand Rugby Union has received from Mr. Dean, manager of the All Black team, the following cable:—"Ignore rumours re health of team. All well." ...

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