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  2. VIOLENT STORM.

    One of the most violent and disastrous storms that has visited Brisbane broke over the city and suburbs between 2 and 3 o'clock on Saturday afternoon. For about 10 minutes ...

    Article : 406 words
  3. THE SURF.

    During the progress of the surf carnival [?] South Wollongong Beach this afternoon a heavy sea was running whilst five teams were competing for the Dawes Shield. The lines of ...

    Article : 161 words
  4. LATE CABLE NEWS

    Reuter's Paris correspondent reports that when the debate was resumed in the Chamber of Deputies on the Government's, financial proposals, the Socialists attributed the fall of the ...

    Article : 131 words
  5. QUEENSLAND.

    Mr. Fihelly (Agent-General for Queensland) sails for New York to meet Mr. Theodore, who is on his way to England. Interviewed by the Australian Press ...

    Article : 221 words
  6. BRITISH POLITICS.

    It is understood that at a meeting of the Conservative party to be held next month a recommendation to exclude tariff reform from the party programme will be adopted. Mr. Baldwin will leave the question of party leadership to ...

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  7. JAPAN.

    A hundred and one guns fired from a battory in the centre of the c[?] of Tokio announced the conclusion of the main ceremony of the marriage of the Regent (Prince Hirohito) and ...

    Article : 587 words
  8. THE REGATTA.

    The annual regatta on the harbour on Saturday was the outstanding feature of Anniversary Day. As in former years, it was [?]ant ...

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  9. IMMIGRATION LAW.

    Washington has received the Japanese protest against the proposed immigration law, now pending in Congress, barring all Japanese Immigration into America. ...

    Article : 320 words
  10. RESCUER'S ESCAPE.

    Carried some distance out to sea at Dee[?] why on Saturday afternoon, Mr. A. H. Curlewis, son of Judge Curlewis, figured in a dramatic episode of the surf, which bordered ...

    Article : 360 words
  11. MINE DISASTERS.

    Hope has been relinquished of saving 40 miners who were entombed to-day by an explosion in the Lancashire mine at Shanktown (Pennsylvania). The rescuors [?]orted dense ...

    Article : 67 words
  12. WIRELESS FOR MINES.

    Powers to investigate the possibilities of wireless as a means of life saving in mine disasters have been vested in international officers of the united mine workers of ...

    Article : 58 words
  13. BAKERS' STRIKE.

    From the Communist platform in the Domain yesterday afternoon speeches were made in favour of continuing the bakers' strike. Mr. Halliday, secretary of the Operative ...

    Article : 372 words
  14. MR. BRUCE.

    Mr. Bruce left this morning for the Continent, en route to Gallipoli. Mrs. Bruce will join the Orsova at Toulon. The High Commissioner, several Agents-General, the ...

    Article : 220 words
  15. DIPLOMATS' LIQUOR.

    The washington correspondent of the "New York Times" says:- "The Department of State has been more or less kept exercised as the result of ...

    Article : 245 words
  16. REMARKABLE COLLISION.

    An unusual accident occurred in the surf at Bondi yesterday, when, through two surf boards colliding, John Simmons, 14 years of age, sustained head injuries and concussion. ...

    Article : 132 words
  17. RUGBY MATCH.

    Ireland beat France at Dublin by 6 points to nil. The game was played before 18,000 spectators. France kicked off against a strong wind, ...

    Article : 136 words
  18. LENIN'S DEATH.

    According to Reuter's correspondent at Riga, a post-mortem examination established the cause of M. Lenin's death as arteriosclerosis of the brain. M. Lenin apparently inherited ...

    Article : 286 words
  19. CZECHO-SLOVAKIA.

    Reuter's correspondent in Paris says that the Franco-Czecho Slovakian treaty has been signed. By this treaty, the two countries proclaim ...

    Article : 128 words
  20. BAND CONTEST.

    At the championship band concert of the Band Association of New South Wales, opened on Saturday morning, the concluding and most attractive of the solo competitions were ...

    Article : 457 words
  21. SOUTH AFRICA.

    Parliament was opened by the Governor-General, the Earl of Athlone, with the customary ceremonial. The scene in the Senate chamber was more brilliant than usual, ...

    Article : 209 words
  22. OLYMPIC GAMES.

    At Chamonix the first contests of the winter sports section of the Eighth Olympic Games were decided in fine weather. There were 27 competitors, representing 10 nations. ...

    Article : 102 words
  23. HIGH SCHOOLS.

    To-day the State High Schools and the secondary sections of Intermediate High Schools resume work after the midsummer vacation[?] Primary schools in the Western ...

    Article : 293 words
  24. CANADIAN CROPS.

    It is announced in Ottawa that the Canadian [?]eld crops in 1923 were valued approximately at 89l,000,000 dollars, representing a decrease of 70,000,000 dollars competed with 1922. This ...

    Article : 62 words
  25. THE FRENCH FRANC.

    The French Chamber of Deputies to-day commenced a discussion of the Government's propoas[?]s to strengthen the franc. The debate is expected to last ten days. ...

    Article : 239 words
  26. EGYPTIAN NATIONALISTS.

    Zughlul Pasha, in a speech at a banquet given in his honour at Cairo, and attended by 195 Deputies, said he esteemed it fortunate that a British Ministry had obtained power ...

    Article : 97 words
  27. RAILWAY STRIKE.

    It is estimated that the Associated Locomotive Engineers and Firemen's Socloty is disbursing over £75,000 in strike pay to-day. The strike produced a controtemps at ...

    Article : 104 words
  28. DROUGHT IN TRANSVAAL.

    There is an unprecedented drought in portions of Orangin and the Western Transvaal, causing great losses of stock and crops. The drought is aggravated by a visitation of ...

    Article : 70 words
  29. THE SOVIET.

    In the opinion of President Coolidge (says Reuter's correspondent at Washington) the resumption by Britain of full diplomatic relations with Russia will have less bearing ...

    Article : 126 words
  30. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The Duke of York, in a speech at Birmingham, said that times might seem difficult and uncertain, but he was confident that the absolute fairness and open-mindedness of the ...

    Article : 415 words
  31. PRIVY COUNCIL APPEAL.

    The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has dismissed the appeal in the matter of Verge v [?]us Somerville. [This was an appeal from a decision of the ...

    Article : 443 words
  32. SPORT ABROAD.

    At San Francisco to-day, Sarazen, the U.S. professional golf champion, was the winner by 3 in the first half of a 72-hole match against Arthur Havers, the British open champion. ...

    Article : 128 words
  33. REPARATIONS.

    At a meeting of the London Joint City and Midland Bank Mr. Reginald McKenna (chairman) said there were indications that they were nearing the end of a most trying period. ...

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  34. BOATING FATALITY.

    A boating fatality happened at the entrance of Lako Illawarra thi morning, when Thomas Forman, aged 50 years, a sergeant of police, stationed at Annandale, lost his life. ...

    Article : 284 words
  35. PLUCKY FARMER.

    A serious accident, in peculiar circumstances occured at Tarcutta. A well-known farmer, Thomas Winterbottom, jumped into a sulky as the horse was bolting along the ...

    Article : 106 words
  36. BOND OF GOODWILL.

    As a farewell to the retiring British Ambassador (Sir Auckland Geddes) the New York branch of the English-speaking union, gave a dinner at which Mr. Donald Macki[?]on ...

    Article : 172 words
  37. STEAMER MIDLAND.

    News comes from Washington (D.C.) that last night a fire burned the steamer Midland to the water's edge, and damaged a wharf and smaller craft. The damage is est[?]ated at ...

    Article : 69 words
  38. INDIAN REVOLUTIONARIES.

    Despite Government opposition, the Bengal Legislature carried, by 66 votes to 45, the Swarajist resolution urging the release of 17 men detained without trial. Supporters ...

    Article : 132 words
  39. CAR OVERTURNS.

    Thrown partly from the roadway when a rear tyre blow out, a motor car turned completely over in Liverpool-road, Enfield, on Saturday night ...

    Article : 127 words
  40. CANADIAN PAPER.

    A report by the Canadian Pulp Paper Association says that it has Government assurance that pending negotiations give hope of a better trade agreement with Australia. The ...

    Article : 86 words
  41. INFLUENZA ON NALDERA.

    The P. and O. liner Naldera, en route from London to Australia, arrived with 12 cases of influenza aboard. The passengers stated that during the voyage there were 200 cases. ...

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