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  2. GREAT GALE ON COAST. Seventy-seven Miles an Hour.

    The wind rose from 44 miles to 52 miles an hour yesterday morning in Sydney. Newcastle recorded 77 miles an hour, and South Head 70 miles. It is one of the severest storms ever experienced on the coast, and is without parallel in recent years. ...

    Article : 260 words
  3. CITY PROPERTY.

    It was reported in real estate circles yesterday that the State Government had, through the Government Savings Bank Commissioners, purchased a number of properties in ...

    Article : 252 words
  4. LATE CABLE NEWS. CARRY-OVER WOOL.

    Details of the wool-realisation scheme have not yet been disclosed. The Yorkshire "Observer" says the scheme would be regarded seriously at Bradford if it ...

    Article : 291 words
  5. LIVING WAGE OF £4. Child Allowance of Five Shillings.

    The Commonwealth Government has decided to increase the basic wage for Federal servants from £196 a year to £4 a week, and to grant proportionate increases up to £300 a year, when they decrease according to scale, until at £500 a year they cease. ...

    Article : 77 words
  6. THE NAVY.

    The Minister for the Navy, Mr. Laird Smith, M.P., speaking at a dinner tendered to his Excellency the Governor-General last night on the occasion of his opening the new club ...

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  7. ECONOMY. BRITISH FINANCES GRITICISED.

    Mr. G. Lambert (Liberal), in moving a motion in the House of Commons to restrict the expenditure to £808,000,000, violently attacked the operations,in Egypt, Palestine, and ...

    Article : 427 words
  8. SCHEME EXPLAINED.

    A long meeting of the Federal Cabinet was hold to-day when the main topic discussed was the salaries of members of the Commonwealth Public Service. At the conclusion of ...

    Article : 1,476 words
  9. LORD MAYORALTY.

    The aldermen who visited the Town Hall [?]' expressed their [?] views to regard to the Lord Mayoral election in emphatic and convincing language, and all ...

    Article : 281 words
  10. THE LEAGUE.

    The representative of the Australian Press Association at Geneva telegraphs: In order to conclude the business by the 18th instant, at the latest, the Assembly has decided to hold ...

    Article : 131 words
  11. HOW IT STARTED.

    The man in the street has been inclined to view this saturnalia of the elements as the demoniacal fury of a hurricane. At Newcastle, and probably in other parts, it has ...

    Article : 1,637 words
  12. FORECAST AT 9 P.M.

    At 9 o'clock last night the State Meteorologist issued the following forecast—Rain area contracting to the central and southern highlands and coast. ...

    Article : 55 words
  13. THE LEAGUE.

    The representative of the Australian Press Association in Geneva reports—The discussions on the Budget Commission reveal that if all the States had paid their contribution ...

    Article : 335 words
  14. JAPAN.

    A message from Tokio states that the Japanese Foreign Office'has informed the British Government that it disavows responsibility for the letter sent to Canadian missionaries by ...

    Article : 292 words
  15. NAVAL DOCKYARD.

    The trial of William Milne, 61, an engineer and contractor, who was charged with having conspired with others to defraud the Commonwealth Government in connection with the ...

    Article : 262 words
  16. SHIPPING.

    All along the coast the gale and high seas have driven ships to the nearest shelter. Movements of vessels have been rendered impossible, and a number of minor, casualties ...

    Article : 410 words
  17. PROFITEERING BILL.

    In Committee of the Whole House members of the Legislative Council considered the details of the Profiteering Bill, clause by clause, last night. A number of amendments ...

    Article : 296 words
  18. AMERICAN CRAWL.

    Now that the Australian Olympic swimmers have returned the time is opportune to look forward to the prospects of the coming carnivals, and to the Australian swimmers who ...

    Article : 486 words
  19. REPUDIATION.

    A report is current that the Government proposes to effect economies in the Police Department by repudiating some of the provisions of the police superannuation scheme ...

    Article : 170 words
  20. AMERICAN WOOL.

    Wool growers and manufacturers have appeared before the Congressional committees and asked for an embargo against the importation of wool and sheep until the tariff ...

    Article : 229 words
  21. IRELAND.

    It is reported that Archbishop Clane has had a further meeting with the Premier. It is understood that the Premier will make an important statement relating to Ireland in the ...

    Article : 128 words
  22. CROSSBRED WOOL.

    Before a representative gathering of wool growers last night, Mr. Edmund Jowett, M.P., explained his scheme for a pool for the present clip of crossbred wool. Mr. Jowett said ...

    Article : 218 words
  23. CHILD ENDOWMENT.

    The scheme of the Federal Commissioner (Mr. Piddington) to pay a basic wage for a man and wife, and thereafter to endow children at a fixed amount per head was ...

    Article : 347 words
  24. BY WIRELESS.

    The wireless station at Pennant Hills was at midnight in touch with the steamers Riverina, Mocraki, Cooma, Marathon, Port Augusta, Nitokris, Manuka, and Hakushika. The ...

    Article : 120 words
  25. FUTURE OF SMYRNA.

    The French Premier, M. Leygues, states that Smyrna, Which was ceded to Greece, under the Peace Treaty, must be returned, to Turkey with safeguards for the protection of ...

    Article : 117 words
  26. LOYAL SPEECH.

    Speaking at a dinner tendered to his-Excellency the Governor-General, Lord Forster, by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club last night, the Premier, Mr. Storey, said that there was ...

    Article : 346 words
  27. THE TERRITORY.

    The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Urquhart, who has been in charge of the Queensland force since the beginning of 1917, has been appointed by the Federal Government ...

    Article : 99 words
  28. CONSPIRACY.

    In the Supreme Court yesterday, Mr. Justice Shand gave judgment in a case in which John Albert Riley, master fisherman, proceeded against a number of State Fish ...

    Article : 176 words
  29. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    Sir James Allen, High Commissioner for New Zealand, has cabled to the King, explaining that he is the only representative of New Zealand at the League of Nations, ...

    Article : 189 words
  30. BY STEAMER TO MANLY.

    Those passengers who took the trio to Manly by steamer before the service was suspended yesterday had a lively experienced. The big waves coming in from the Heads looked ...

    Article : 247 words
  31. ENGLISH TEAM.

    The itinerary arranged by the Board of Control for the tour of the English cricketers included a two days' match at Newcastle today and on Monday. Heavy rain, however, ...

    Article : 135 words
  32. THE RECESS.

    The State Government proposes that Parliament should go into recess for a period of five months. The above announcement was made at last night's meeting of the A.L.P. ...

    Article : 76 words
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