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  2. FEDERAL SESSION.

    Important proposals, involving the construction of two up-to-date cruisers to replace the Melbourne and the Sydney were outlined in the House of Representatives this ...

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  3. LABOUR CAUCUS.

    By a narrow margin of one vote Mr. J. T. Lang, M.L.A., was re-elected leader at the pre-sessional caucus meeting of the State Parliamentary Labour party, held ...

    Article : 617 words
  4. BRITAIN AND FRANCE.

    The statement circulated after the meeting of Mr. Ramsay MacDonald and M. Herriot that a firm pact had been arranged covering readiness to meet military aggression towards France has been disposed of by the statements ...

    Article : 470 words
  5. OLYMPIC GAMES.

    The special correspondent of the Australian Press Association at Paris says:- The city is now full of athletes, representing all nations. To-day the Australians saw ...

    Article : 328 words
  6. WIMBLEDON.

    There was blazing and unbearable heat at Wimbledon to-day, when play in the third round of the singles championship opened. A large attendance included the King and the ...

    Article : 756 words
  7. WALSH ISLAND.

    Three vessels of 400 tons dead weight each are to be constructed at the State Government dockyards, Walsh Island. The contract has been received from ...

    Article : 395 words
  8. VICTORIA.

    For the first time in the history of Victoria the Labour party is the largest in the Legislative Assembly. With its numbers definitely reduced by ...

    Article : 845 words
  9. BUCK-JUMPING.

    "Snowy" Thompson, the New South Wales roughrider, who was disqualified in the first round of the buckjumping contest at the rodeo yesterday, informed the Australian Press ...

    Article : 344 words
  10. EXCLUSION.

    The Tokio correspondent of the "New York Times" telegraphs: The Japanese Cabinet has approved a new Note concerning exclusion, which will be despatched to the United States. ...

    Article : 288 words
  11. ROWDY SCENES.

    The third session of the Democratic National Convention opened under subdued atmospheric conditions. The rain of the previous night had cooled everything apparently save the ...

    Article : 341 words
  12. PERMANENT OPERA.

    In a speech in the Wentworth Hotel palm court yesterday Dame Nollic Melba expressed the hope that permanent opera would be established in Australia and that the ...

    Article : 423 words
  13. GOLF.

    The open gold championship, which is being played at Hoylake, commenced to-day in hot sunshine, and before a huge attendance. The scores at the end of the first round were: ...

    Article : 208 words
  14. BROOKES'S OPPONENT.

    So splendid a victory as that of N. E. Brookes over F. T. Hunter will give pleasure not only to Australians, but to his numerous admirers in all parts of the world. His ...

    Article : 395 words
  15. CITY RAILWAY AND BRIDGE.

    Mr. Ball (Ministar for Works and Railways) in reply to a question yesterday said that the completion of the Sydney Harbour bridge would probably synchronise with the ...

    Article : 305 words
  16. RUSSELL CASE.

    The Divorce Court has dismissed the Russell petition for divorce, and rescinded the deeree [?]ist previously granted. Petitioner's counsel intimated that no further proceedings ...

    Article : 111 words
  17. WORLD FLIGHTS.

    The American airmen, have arrived at Calcutta from Akyah.—Reuter. ...

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  18. MACLAREN OFF AGAIN.

    Reuter's Rangoon correspondent states that in continuation of his world flight, Squadron-leader Maclaren has left Rangoon for Bangkok. ...

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  19. CONTROL OF ANTHRAX.

    The correspondent of the Australian Press Association at Geneva says:- The British delegates to the International Labour Conference submitted the resolution ...

    Article : 186 words
  20. BRITAIN'S DEFENCE.

    Mr. Ramsay MacDonald informed a deputation of members of the House of Commons that, in view of changed circumstances, including strategy, air power, and the necessity ...

    Article : 72 words
  21. ENGLISH CRICKET.

    The match between the South Africans and Mr. H. D. C. Leveson-Gower's XI. was continued at Reigate yesterday, the visitors' first innings on the previous day having closed for ...

    Article : 161 words
  22. GERMAN MARK.

    The worth, or perhaps it would be better to say the worthlessness, as expressed in British currency, of the German mark notes of high denomination which are being offered for ...

    Article : 226 words
  23. LABOUR'S POSITION.

    "The Victorian election results came as no surprise to the members of my party," said Mr. Lang (leader of the State Parliamentary Labour party) yesterday. "They must have ...

    Article : 121 words
  24. HERTZOG MINISTRY.

    It is believed that Parliament will assemble at the end of July, but only financial business will be transacted. It will then adjourn until October. ...

    Article : 155 words
  25. WORLD REVOLUTION.

    Reuter's Moscow correspondent states that B[?]kop, a member of the Dutch Communist party, addressing the congress of the Third International, [?]aid that the British Empire was ...

    Article : 72 words
  26. BROADCASTING.

    At a meeting of the directors of the Associated Radio Company of Australia, Ltd., the proposal under which the wireless regulations are shortly to be issued by the ...

    Article : 117 words
  27. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The young Australians, at the invitation of Sir Michael Nairn, inspected the Forth Bridge and Kirkealdy [?]noleum works. They then proceeded to Raith, where they were the guests ...

    Article : 267 words
  28. SECRET PAYMENTS.

    Evidence of big annual payments being made for the purpose of preventing open tendering for a British Government contract was given in a case in which Warrilows, Ltd., claim ...

    Article : 135 words
  29. LADIES' PIPE BAND.

    The Lord Mayor yesterday gave a civic reception to the members of the Australian Scotch Ladies' World Tour Pipe Band prior to their departure for London. ...

    Article : 241 words
  30. DURBAN CENTENARY.

    Reuter's correspondent at Durban says: The city is agog with excitement on the occasion of the celebration of the Durban centenary. Princess Alice is making a short stay, and ...

    Article : 86 words
  31. IRELAND'S FUTURE.

    In the House of Commons Mr. J. H. Thomas (Secretary of State for the Colonies), referring to the representation of the Irish Fr[?] State at Washington, said there seemed to ...

    Article : 114 words
  32. GOLD FIND.

    A report from Porter's Retreat says that a sensation has been caused in mining circles by the discovery of an excellent gold show by John Hotham. This appears to be one of ...

    Article : 103 words
  33. DOMESTIC TRAGEDY.

    A shocking double tragedy occurred at But[?], on the Kudina-Snowtown railway to-day. The young wife of Mr. E. Harvey, a local butcher, and their four months old baby were ...

    Article : 112 words
  34. PREFERENCE.

    In the House of Lords to-day Viscount Long moved a resolution expressing regret at the Government's preference decision as calculated to prejudice the unity of the Empire. ...

    Article : 92 words
  35. WIRELESS.

    Presiding at the annual meeting of the Eastern Extension-Australasia-China Telegraph Company, Ltd., Sir John Denison-Pender said the company had applied for a wireless license, ...

    Article : 85 words
  36. REPRESENTATION IN AMERICA.

    The identity of the first Irish Minister has not been disclosod, but Dublin reports indicate that the Free State Government has already selected Professor Thomas S[?]y, who ...

    Article : 42 words
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