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  2. STURT VACANCY.

    A fine point has arisen under the Parliamentary Casual Vacancies Act on the question of who shall succeed the late Mr. Brookfield as one of the members of the Legislative ...

    Article : 550 words
  3. A.L.P.

    The State Labour Government was warmly criticised at last night's session of the A.L.P. Conference for having falled to call Parliament together, and also for having failed to ...

    Article : 1,218 words
  4. FREIGHTS.

    A substantial reduction in the rate of freights between Australia and the United Kingdom and Continent has been decided upon. ...

    Article : 1,141 words
  5. HADDON CHAMBERS.

    The death is annouuced of Mr. Charles Haddon Chambers, the well known playwright. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 730 words
  6. LATE CABLE NEWS.

    A unique incident occurred during Earl Haig's visit to Kroonstad in the Free State yesterday. He rode into the town at the head of a commando of Free State burghers. In ...

    Article : 76 words
  7. IRELAND.

    A party of armed men raided the telephone exchanges round Dublin and dismantled the switchboards. Considerable firing was heard at Kingstown, ...

    Article : 105 words
  8. GERMANY.

    A message from Berlin states that the Communist rising follows a plan arranged in Moscow, but it broke out a month prematurely. ...

    Article : 112 words
  9. THE UNIVERSITY.

    The new University year has been commenced with the accommodation fully availed of, but there has been a considerable falling off in new students. This is attributed by some to ...

    Article : 141 words
  10. MESOPOTAMIA.

    According to the Washington correspondent of the "New York Times," it is understood that Mr. Hughes (Secretary of State) will shortly forward the American reply to the ...

    Article : 102 words
  11. MOSCOW REJECTED.

    The Independent Labour Party Conference discussed the 21 conditions for affiliation with the Third International laid down by Moscow. A resolution was moved that the couditions ...

    Article : 200 words
  12. THE ARMY.

    It is expected that the new military organisation of divisional commands will come into force in New South Wales on May 1. On or about that date the headquarters of the new ...

    Article : 84 words
  13. INTERNATIONAL RUGBY.

    Advices from Paris state that in the Rugby football [?]atch England defeated France by 10 points to 6. Forty thousand people witnessed the match ...

    Article : 98 words
  14. TAXATION.

    At a conference between the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth and the Premiers of most of the State Governments, held in July, 1920, it was decided to appoint a board to ...

    Article : 374 words
  15. NOT SILK LISLE.

    In the Profiteering Court yesterday, Stanley Hubert Ravenscroft, of 123 King-street, Sydney was prosecuted upon an information laid by Mae Unwin, an inspector under the Act, ...

    Article : 410 words
  16. DEFENCE.

    The "Morning Port," commenting on the New Zealand Naval Board, says the step is of great importance in view of the proximity of the imperial Conference. It assumes that ...

    Article : 67 words
  17. AEROPLANE CRASH.

    Further particulars of the fatal aeroplane accident at Pithara, a small township om the Wongan Hills line, show that Lieut. J. C. McIntosh left Perth on a flying tour through ...

    Article : 439 words
  18. LEADMINERS ON STRIKE.

    The first strike for 300 years has occurred among the Upper Lanarkshire leadminers. The miners are refusing reductions in wages, without which the owners declare they must ...

    Article : 49 words
  19. LABOUR PARTY.

    It was almost impossible to "draw" members of the Cabinet yesterday on the subject of the Labour Conference. Certainly none of those who were spoken to appeared to be ...

    Article : 863 words
  20. SOVIET AND U.S.A.

    A Washington message reports that the State Department is making efforts through agencies which are not specified to obtain the release of 50 Americans held in Soviet Russia. ...

    Article : 40 words
  21. LITHUANIA.

    A Washington message says it is announced that Argentina has recognised Lithuania. Lithuanian representatives in Washington point out that Argentina is the first ...

    Article : 92 words
  22. CITY FINANCES.

    The Lord Mayor yesterday supplied statistics which he stated, were vouched for by the town clerk and city treasurer, showing the state of the city finances, in answer to ...

    Article : 365 words
  23. FLOUR MILLS.

    A number of the flour mills in New South Wales resumed operations yesterday, after having been idle for some weeks. The millowners had been forced to close ...

    Article : 160 words
  24. PEONAGE IN AMERICA.

    A message from Atlanta (Georgia) states that the Federal and State authorities, including the Governor, have taken up the work of investigation into the alleged peonage system ...

    Article : 226 words
  25. MEMORIES.

    "Charlie" Chambers and the writer lived near each other in Stanmore, and attended the same Sunday-school, and were fond companions. "Charlie" was a lad of singular ...

    Article : 1,175 words
  26. SILK CULTURE.

    Mr. E. Bryce, speaking yesterday in the art gallery of the Education Department, und[?] the auspices of the Sericulture Society of New South Wales, gave a glowing account ...

    Article : 252 words
  27. WHEAT SALE.

    Adelaide merchants have received from London confirmation of the report from Melbourne that Germany had bought about 100,000 tons of Australian wheat for March shipment ...

    Article : 117 words
  28. TURKS PURSUED.

    A Greek communique says: We pursued the Turks in the Duschak sector to the Araplitsiflik heights. Our advance in the Broussa sector continues. The Turks hold fortified ...

    Article : 81 words
  29. SYDNEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL.

    At the annual reunion of the old boys of the Sydney Grammar School last night a welcome was extended to the new headmaster (Mr. A. H. S. Lucas, M.A.). It was announced ...

    Article : 216 words
  30. STATEMENT BY MR. HUGHES.

    It was expected that an announcement concerning the allegations that wheat had been sold to Germany at loss than the price set down for sales in Australia for local ...

    Article : 391 words
  31. CHARLIE CHAPLIN'S MOTHER.

    Mrs. Chaplin, mother of Charlie Chaplin, the famous film comedian, was temporarily detained by the immigration officials on the ground that she is suffering from a mental ...

    Article : 106 words
  32. RESCUES AT BONDI.

    Messrs. G. F. D. Morgan, H. Planner, and T. H. Nesbitt (town clerk) are joint signatories to a letter to the Editor commending the bravery of Inspector Stanley MacDonald and ...

    Article : 328 words
  33. SUPPLEMENTARY MOTIONS.

    A long list of motions from the various branches of the A.L.P. and the unions was submitted to last night's session of the conference for inclusion in the supplementary ...

    Article : 117 words
  34. COMMONWEALTH LINE.

    A reduction of 33 per cent. in the freight charges of the Commonwealth Government line of steamers has been carried out on the instructions of the Prime Minister, Mr. ...

    Article : 212 words
  35. M. VIVIANI'S MISSION.

    M. Vivianl arrived in New York, and was officially welcomed. M. Viviani is visiting America as a special envoy to plead the cause of France with the ...

    Article : 63 words
  36. THE SCHOOLS.

    Yesterday Mr. Mutch, Minister for Education, reiterated his determination that no machine-guns (war trophies) would be set up in the Public schools while he holds that ...

    Article : 87 words
  37. "SILENT COPS."

    Another experiment in the regulation of the city traffic is to be tried this week by the Police Department. When Traffic Superintendent A. Edward ...

    Article : 207 words
  38. OPPOSING FACTIONS.

    "Make no mistake about it, the real flight at this conference is the selection of the A.L.P. executive. All the discussions that have taken place since the opening, or that ...

    Article : 916 words
  39. SIR HARRY BARRON DEAD.

    The death is announced of Sir Harry Barron, a former Governor of Tasmania and also of Western Australia. [Major-General Sir Harry Barron, K.C.M.G., ...

    Article : 74 words
  40. W.A. ELECTIONS.

    The deferred Legislative Assembly elections at Pilbarra and Roobourne have resulted in the return of the retiring members, Messrs. Underwood (Independent) and Teesdale ...

    Article : 34 words
  41. FALL FROM A TEAM.

    About 11 o'clock last night Andrew Walsh, 59, a carpenter, living at Dennison-street, Concord, fell from a tram near the Central Railway Station. He was taken to Sydney ...

    Article : 49 words
  42. AUSTRALIAN JOCKEYS.

    F. Wootton rode three winners at Manchester, and B. Carslake two at Kempton, including Trespasser, in the Queen's Prize. ...

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