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  2. SATURDAYS OFF.

    A mass meeting of the building trades unions decided on Saturday last that their members should do no work on Saturdays. A sectional meeting of the Bricklayers' Union, ...

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  3. EMPIRE SUNDAY.

    Yesterday, as the Sunday immediately preceding Empire Day, was regarded by the Churches and the King and Empire Alliance as a fitting Occasion, in a spirit of ...

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  4. SUPREME COUNCIL.

    The British Foreign Office has received a Note from M. Briand (Premier of France) cordially agreeing to a meeting of the Supreme-Council at Boulogne without any stipulation ...

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  5. THE TARIFF.

    The almost completely unchecked progress of the tariff schedule through the House of Representatives is astonishing even the oldest political hands here. Only about a quarter ...

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  6. AVIATION DISASTER.

    In the sight of hundreds of people on the beach at Fisherman's Bend, Port Melbourne, this afternoon, an Avro aeroplane, owned by the Shaw-Ross Engineering and Aviation ...

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  7. POPE AND IRELAND.

    Through Cardinal Logue the Pope has sent 200,000 lire for the relief of distress in Ireland, in a covering letter the Pope says:—"Ireland to-day is subjected to indignity, devastation, ...

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  8. BRITISH MINERS.

    Mx. Frank Hodges, on behalf of the miners, officially states that Mr. H. Smith and himself have considered recent unofficial proposals for a settlement. No proposnls for a meeting have ...

    Article : 163 words
  9. WORLD PEACE.

    The Premier, General Smuts, in a statement to the Legislative Assembly regarding the Conference of Premiers, said he proposed to take to London with him the Ministers of ...

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  10. TURKEY.

    A message from Constantinople states that the Turks are expecting that a Greek offensive will be undertaken shortly which will decide definitely the diplomatic and military ...

    Article : 96 words
  11. COMMUNIST OFFICE.

    The police raided a Communist branch office in the East End of London and seized a quantity of literature, including instructions for the nationalisation of the mines, and alleged ...

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  12. MR. HUGHES' SPEECH.

    The "Sunday Times" publishes a lengthy extract of Mr. W. M. Hughes' speech in the Commonwealth Parliament regarding the reneval of the Anglo-Japanese Treaty, of whi[?] ...

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  13. SOVIET RUSSIA.

    A message from Moscow states that a sharp disagreement has arisen between Lenin and Trotsky. The former declared at a Soviet Council meeting that the time had arrived ...

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  14. TRAGIC RESULT OF BOY'S PRANK.

    A senseless practical joke played on George Day, 15 years of ago, an apprentice at the Newport railway workshops, on Friday had a tragic ending, the victim dying in the ...

    Article : 326 words
  15. EX-EMPEROR KARL.

    A message from Geneva states that the exEmperor Karl has notified the Federal Council of his intention to leave Switzerland in August, without indicating where he intends ...

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  16. WAR DAMAGE IN PARIS.

    A message from Paris states that a commission has investigated the war damage in Paris and neighbourhood through aerial raids and big Bertha's bombardments and assessed ...

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  17. INDO-AFGHAN RELATIONS

    A report from Pashuwar states that owing to the Ramazan festival, there is a complete lull in the Indo-Afghan negotiations. Relations between the mission and the Afghan Court are ...

    Article : 89 words
  18. WHICH FLAG?

    Mr. M'Tiernan, Attorney-General, recently received a letter from the Petersham Municipal Council, asking for his co-operation in the suggestion that the Union Jack should be ...

    Article : 172 words
  19. ANILINE DYE TRUST.

    A report from Berlin states that the Aniline Dyes and Nitre Trust, comprising six companies, made in 1920 a gross profit of nearly 522 million marks, double that of the previous ...

    Article : 79 words
  20. GOLF IN ENGLAND.

    J. H. Kirkwood, in the nrst round of the Oxhey competition proper yesterday, maintained his consistency. He was out in 39. Four fives, four fours, and one three. Home ...

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  21. MOUNT LYELL.

    The board of directors of the Mount Lyoll Mining Company to-nigut issued a statement dealing with the critical position which has arisen at the company's mine and other ...

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  22. IRISH CAMPAIGN.

    "That this meeting of citizens of Sydney desires to respectfully remind his Excellency the Governor-General and the acting Prime Minister of the Commonwealth, that Dr. Marnix is the recognised leader of the ...

    Article : 340 words
  23. MENNONITES IN CANADA.

    A message from Swift Current (Saskatchewan) says the Mennonite Colony, numbering 80,000, has completed arrangements to move from Canada to land in Mexico. ...

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  24. U.S.A. AND BRITAIN.

    The Washington correspondent of the New York "World" states that President Harding and Mr. Hughes (Secretary of State) are embarrassed by Colonel Harvey's London speech, ...

    Article : 175 words
  25. BARRIER MINERS.

    A number of the men recently selected at Broken Hill for coal mining have arrived in the Illawarra district, and have been absorbed by various collieries. About a dozen of the ...

    Article : 56 words
  26. WAR CRIMINALS.

    Sir Ernest Pollock, Solicitor-General, and also 60 witnesses have started for Leipzig to giva evidence at the trials of war criminals. It is expected that the trials will last three ...

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  27. VILLIERS ARNOLD.

    George Villiers Arnold, who was playing the role of Mustapha, the cobbler, in "Chu Chin Chow," at the Grand Opera House up to Friday of last week, passed away at a private ...

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  28. STORM AT GARRA.

    A heavy thunderstorm accompanied by vivid lightning occurred yesterday afternoon. The storm lasted an hour, and then moved eastward to Garra, where the full force was felt. ...

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  29. CONSUMPTION.

    Eight British specialists, including Sir Harry Bruce Porter, visited Geneva to investigate Dr. Spahlinger's laboratory. They examined every stage of the manufacture of the serum ...

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  30. INDIAN UNREST.

    An Indian contemporary reports that Gandhi, the leader of the Non-co-operative movement, says he spoke with Lord Reading alone, and fully explained the root causes of the ...

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  31. NATIONALISTS.

    The National party is conducting a platform campaign in the Robertson Federal electorate. During next week Senator Duncan and Senator Cox will speak at Rylstone, Gulgong, ...

    Article : 141 words
  32. ADOPTED CHILDREN.

    The departmental committee on the adoption of children recommends an Act giving legal recognition of the adoption, and securing to the adopter and child rights and duties ...

    Article : 109 words
  33. FEDERAL ROLLS.

    A definite, official warning to all persons entitled to be enrolled as electors on the Federal rolls is issued by the Commonwealth electoral authorities. ...

    Article : 121 words
  34. DISARMAMENT.

    "There has been a tendency of late in certain quarters, which I strongly deprocate and resent, to make it appear that Britain is a [?]litarist nation," said the Minister for ...

    Article : 126 words
  35. THE PRICE OF GOLD.

    A report from Johannesburg states that Rand mining houses are considering important proposals for stabilising the price of gold. It is suggested that the year's output should be ...

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  36. SAFE-BREAKERS AT RANDWICK.

    Early yesterday morning an attempt was made to rob the safe at the Couch and Horses Hotel, at the corner of Allison and Avoca streets, Randwick, of which Mr. Thomas ...

    Article : 139 words
  37. WASHED OFF THE ROCKS

    A fishing party on the rocks at Little Bay [?]sterday was swept into the sea by an un[?]pectedly big wave, and one of them, Sidney [?]crules Fitzhenry, aged 30, who lived in ...

    Article : 193 words
  38. WALL-STREET EXPLOSION.

    A report from Bayonne (New Jersey) states that Giuseppe De Fillpo, an Italian truckman, has been arrested and formally charged with driving the waggon in Wall-street which led ...

    Article : 67 words
  39. COOLIES' STRIKE.

    The Assam tea coolies are in a desperate plight through starvation. They are getting to their homes accompanied by extremist agitators. A representative of a leading tea ...

    Article : 129 words
  40. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    A message from Paris reports that the deate on reparations in the French Chamber of Deputies was adjourned till Tuesday. M. Br[?]and did not speak. ...

    Article : 135 words
  41. MR. LOUGHLIN'S TOUR.

    Mr. Loughlin, Minister for Lands, accompanied by Mr. Flannery and Mr. John Birt, visited Condobolin and were received at the railway station by the Mayor, Alderman H. ...

    Article : 109 words
  42. FIRE ON A LINER.

    Fire, causpd by a leaking oil tank, causes [?]avy damage on the new Shipping Board's [?]er Panhandle. It is stated that the vessel [?]ad to be beached. The fire was discovered ...

    Article : 60 words
  43. PROPOSED LINKING-UP RAILWAY.

    A conferenre representative of public bodies of the South Coast and southern districts was held at Robertson on Saturday, and was attended by about 150 delegates. Resolutions ...

    Article : 52 words
  44. FIRE IN MOTOR GARAGE.

    Fire severely damaged the garage of Archibald Rice, motor-'bus proprietor, in Royston-street, Paddington, early yesterday morning. The workshop and its contents, including a ...

    Article : 37 words
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