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  2. COMMAND OF SEA.

    Lord Ampthill presided at a debate at the United Service Institute on whether the present type of battleship can perform its function of preserving command of the sea. ...

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  3. LOW SCORING.

    The cricket on Saturdny was just the sort that the ordinary spectator thoroughly enjoyed, for there were plenty of incidents, and also the opportunity to see some of the crack ...

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  4. EARTHQUAKE.

    Word has been received here that an earthquake has destroyed two towns on the E[?]uador-Colombia frontier. Many people are dead, 85 bodies having ...

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  5. GERMAN OVERTURES.

    The German Charges d' Affaires at Paris and Brussels (Herr von Hoesch and Herr Roediger) waited, respectively, on M. Poincare and M. Jaspar (Belgian Minister for Foreign ...

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  6. RAIN AT HAND.

    Rain commenced to fall at a number of places in the southern half of the State late yesterday and during last night. At Temora a few showers were experienced ...

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  7. STATE POLITICS.

    Both the Legislative Assembly and the Council will meet this afternoon, and it is expected by Cabinet Ministers that they will be in a position on Friday morning either to ...

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  8. DEFENCE.

    "Voluntary effort over and above the scant obligatory period of training is the only salvation of the Citizen Forces," declared Major-General Brand, ...

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  9. BRITAIN'S WAR BILL.

    Payment of the second instalment of the British debt will be made to-morrow, totalling 92,000,000 dollars, of which 69,000,000 dollars will be for interest. ...

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  10. AUSTRALIA.

    In his speech at the dinner given by the London bankers, Mr. Bruce contended that Australia's present position was absolutely sound, and its prospects were ...

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  11. FIRES.

    Fires in buildings and on open land kept many of the metropolitan fire brigades active during the week-end. About 1.45 a.m. yesterday an outbreak ...

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  12. GOOD SWIMS.

    Two splendid performances were registered over the 220 yards during the week-end by Moss Christle, mile champion of Australia, and Andrew (Boy) Charlton, who established ...

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  13. OLYMPIC GAMES.

    The British Olympic Games Association's annual report states:—The French committee recently decided to build an Olympic village adjacent to the stadium for housing athletes. ...

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  14. AMERICAN LAW.

    One of the most important pieces of legislation ever introduced in the United States was to-day submitted by Senator Borah. Its object is to make the concurrence of at least ...

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  15. AERIAL SAFETY.

    A conference of ae[?]ial syndicates, held at Paris, decided that all passenger-carrying aeroplanes should, after January 1, carry parachutes. ...

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  16. RUGBY FOOTBALL.

    Commander Davies, former captain of England's Rugby XV., and described as the greatest match-winner in history, pays a tribute, in his book, "Rugby Football," to the ...

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  17. RUSSIAN HOPES.

    "Political Observer," writing in the "Daily Telegraph," says:—Important meetings are taking place at the Foreign Office, Moscow, in connection with the possibility of a Labour ...

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  18. TWO SHOPS BURNED.

    Fire broke out at 3.30 this morning in premises in Wingewarra-street, known as Si[?]ms[?]n's Corner—a weatherboard shop and residence. The shop contained large stocks of ...

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  19. MOTOR ACCIDENT.

    A young woman was fatally injured and four other persons seriously injured in a motor accident in Windsor-road, Baulkham Hills, at about noon yesterday. ...

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  20. CHINESE BRIGANDS.

    A message from Shanghai states: Despatches from Changsha declare that Honan Province continues to suffer depredations by bandits. This time 3000 brigands, led by the notorious ...

    Article : 88 words
  21. SPORT ABROAD.

    Widespread surprise is expressed that T. Lawton, the Queensland Rhodes Scholar and Oxford University five-eighth, should have been passed over in favour of Kittermaster ...

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  22. ILLICIT LIQUOR.

    A message to the "New York Times" from Tiffin (Ohio) says: "The Mayor and 24 other prominent citizens of this city have been indicted by the Federal Grand Jury, and ...

    Article : 117 words
  23. GENERAL SMUTS.

    At a banquet given in his honour at Johannesburg General Smuts upheld the conference system, which, he said, had again been vindicated. South Africans had no interest ...

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  24. THE TERRITORY.

    Mr. Arthur Blakeley, M.P., the secretary of the Federal Labour party, recently visited the Northern Territory as a member of the Federal Public Works Committee. Lecturing ...

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  25. CANADIAN CROPS.

    For the whole of Canada the total value of the principal field crops is estimated by the Bureau of Statistics at 892,572,300 dollars, compared with 362,293,200 dollars last year. ...

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  26. A WAR BROTHERHOOD.

    The Prince of Wales took a leading part in festivities to celebrate the eighth anniversary of Talbot House, otherwise "Toe H." He attended a thanksgiving service at All ...

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  27. A.L.P. POLICY.

    In the Domain yesterday, from the A.L.P. propaganda platform, Mr. A. Blakeley M.P., secretary of the Federal Parliamentary Labour party, delivered an address dealing with the ...

    Article : 359 words
  28. UNUSUAL WEATHER.

    Advices from Chicago state that twelve people were frozen to death in a snowstorm, which swept the entire south-west, where the climate is usually semi-tropical, and snow is ...

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  29. "SLIP" CARR.

    E. W. Carr, the Australian athlete who representd Australia at the Swedish games a[?] Gothenburg and the Empire sports in London, and later toured Europe, has been ...

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  30. THE LABOUR PARTY.

    In a speech at Carlisle, Mr. Jack Jones, M.P., said that the Labour party, if called upon to form a Government, "will place its programme before the people in the King's ...

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  31. A PLUCKY YOUTH.

    Great excitement was caused at Ariah Park this morning by a runaway team of horses in a waggon. Carloads of people were returning from the funeral of Mr. and Mrs. ...

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  32. ANGLO-PERSIAN OIL COMPANY.

    In view of the rumours of the possibility of the Government selling its share in the Anglo Persian Oil Company the executive committee of the Labour party has requested Mr. ...

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  33. GOLD IN CANADA.

    The Duke of Manchester, on arriving from Canada, said that he went to the Dominion prospecting for gold. He was astonished at what he found. Canada had a gold-belt ...

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  34. BENGAL LEGISLATURE.

    Reuter has been informed that when the full results of the elections for the Bengal Legislature were received, Ministers resigned. The Governor agreed with their action, but ...

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  35. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    A dock scheme involving £1,000,000 has been approved by the City Council of Bristol, necessitating construction and equipment of the Royal Edward Dock, Avonmouth.—Reuter. ...

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  36. BRITISH ELECTIONS.

    The last of the polling in connection with the British elections of December 6 has resulted in an independent gaining a previous Liberal seat. G. M. L. Davies has been ...

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  37. LAUNCH SUNK.

    A little delay and a good deal of excitement was caused at the Mosman regatta on Saturday by an unfortunate accident to the officials' launch. Just before the racing started the ...

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  38. COTTON SPECULATION.

    The Manchester correspondent of the "Morning Post" says: With a view to coping with the critical situation created by American speculations in cotton futures, a joint ...

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  39. RAILWAY ACCIDENT.

    A remarkable accident, stated to be directly traceable to nervous trouble brought on by war service, occurred at the Eastwood railway station at 8.55 a.m. on Saturday. ...

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  40. FIRES NEAR WAGGA.

    A serious fire broke out on Saturday morning near the main southern railway just after the mail train passed, and for a few hours it threatened the whole countryside. The ...

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  41. JAPAN'S GRATITUDE.

    A Reuter message from Tokio says:—The Prime Minister (Count Yamamoto), in addressing the Diet, referred to the circumstances in which the Cabinet was ...

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  42. MR. MASSEY.

    Mr. Massey had an enthusiastic welcome at Wolverhampton, where he was the guest of the Chamber of Commerce. He visited the leading motor factories and ironworks, the ...

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  43. FATALLY BURNED.

    Mrs. A. H. Miller received fatal burning injuries in the lavatory at her house in Myrt[?]-street this morning at about 5 o'clock. The occurrence is shrouded in mystery. Her husband ...

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  44. CAR OVERTURNED.

    A message from Barcaldine states that while Dr. D. J. O'Hara and his wife were driving along Aramac-road on Friday evening the tyre came off, causing the car to skid ...

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  45. FATAL SHOTS.

    William Henry Rolley, aged 26 years, of M'Pherson-street, Footscray, who was admitted to the Melbourne Hospital suffering from bullet wounds, on the morning of Sunday, ...

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  46. A SEVERE STORM.

    A narrow escape during a severe thunderstorm was reported from Pullitop. Mr. L. T. Edwards was driving his motor car, when a storm overtook him. He pulled to the side ...

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  47. PROTECTING VOTERS.

    The Chancery Court has granted William Young, of Braintree, an injunction restraining George Mills, his partner in a brushmaking business, from dismissing, without ...

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