Mr. J. M. Taylor, president of the New South Wales Amateur Sporting Federation and Olympic Council, and president of the Australian Olympic Council, has, in view of the ...Article : 556 words
The six gift destroyers will arrive in Sydney at 4 o'clock this afternoon. The destroyers are of the "S" class, and are named Anzac (Commander S. H. Simpson, in ...Article : 170 words
Contrary to expectations, yesterday's sitting of the Legislative Assembly ran on for a number of hours. It was the Government's intention to rise at lunch time, then ...Article : 1,512 words
The San Romo Conference has concluded. The utmost satisfaction is felt among the Allied representatives at united action having been accomplished on the most important ...Article : 69 words
A Bolshevik revolution is reported to have broken out in Jugo-Slavi. The Rome "Messagere" reports that a Bolshevik revolution has broken out in ...Article : 52 words
The "New York Times" correspondent at Vladivostock reports that the Japanese command at Vladivistock has made new demands upon the Provincial Government that Russian ...Article : 65 words
Mr. Storey, closing a debate in the Legislative Assembly yesterday, said: "We have only been in office for nine working days, yet Sir George Fuller, with a long Parliamentary ...Article : 557 words
All enginedrivers throughout New Zealand are on strike. The position is undoubtedly awkward. The Governor-General and all the Ministers, ...Article : 504 words
According to the "New York World's" Washington correspondent, it is understood that President Wilson intends to return the Peace Treaty to the Senate during the summer. It ...Article : 52 words
In the House of Commons a Budget amendment to omit new sparkling wine from duty was negatived without division. Mr. Chamberlain repeated previous arguments in support of ...Article : 111 words
In the House of Commons, replying to Lieut.-Commander Kenworthy and Mr. J. D. Gilbert, in regard to the employment of German civilians with the British army on the Rhime as ...Article : 99 words
The "New York Times" correspondent in Washington reports that the Senate adopted to-day a System of voluntary naval training for civilians. It authorised Mr. Daniels ...Article : 76 words
The flagship Australia came out of dock late yesterday afternoon, and anchored in Farm Cove. The vessel has been in dock for some weeks, during which time she was thoroughly ...Article : 66 words
The Food Ministry has informed Sir Thomas Mackenzie (High Commissioner for New Zealand) that the Government will pay the same price for New Zealand butter as for Danish ...Article : 63 words
Mr. Martin Donohue, Paris correspondent of the "Daily Chronicle," says an amazing letter has been published from Corporal Max Keilor, who was fighting in the Ruhr ...Article : 136 words
Before the Federal Basic Wage Commission yesterday, Mrs. Dwyer (president of the Women Workers' Union), in reply to questions by Mr. Keep (employers' representative) said ...Article : 788 words
A Copenhagen report states that the elections resulted in a great defeat of the late Government, resembling the Asquith party's defeat at the last English election. The ...Article : 86 words
The "New York Times" correspondent states that according to advices reaching Washington from San Salvador, Estrada Cabrera has been deposed from the office of President of ...Article : 63 words
A Berlin report states that Doctor Wirth, in the National Assembly, said that Germany a year ago was on the verge of bankruptcy, but the danger has passed. The new system ...Article : 44 words
A meeting of union secretaries and other officials was held at the Trades Hall yesterday, when it was decided to nominate Mr. E. C. Magrath (secretary to the Printing ...Article : 126 words
The report on the appropriation account for 1918-19 for the Ministry of Shipping shows that the total deficiency to be met from the vote of credit amounted to just over £100,000,000. ...Article : 93 words
When the House of Representatives met to-day the Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes) made his promised statement of the business to be taken before tbe adjournment for the visit of ...Article : 538 words
At a Cabinet meeting held to-night at the Grand Hotel, Rotorua, the decision was taken that the Prince of Wales shall return to Auckland to-morrow (Thursday). instead of ...Article : 649 words
The Taxation of War Fortunes Committee has practically agreed to a scheme embodying a scale of abatement in respect to pre-war wealth. If under £25,000, the abatement will ...Article : 162 words
After the striking of a submerged obstruction by the steamer Aughinish off Montague Island on April 4, the Navigation Department arranged with the Chief Engineer for ...Article : 143 words
A lively passage occurred during the discussion an the Colonial Office vote in the House of Commons. Mr. B. C. Spoor (Labour) urged the necessity for obtaining ...Article : 174 words
General Sir William Birdwood visited Newcastle to-day, and was accorded a hearty welcome by the citizens. The city and vessels in the harbour were decorated. ...Article : 268 words
The Speaker's Conference on federal devolation is completing its sittings. The Speaker has devised an experimental scheme, which may be tested for three years, whereby grand ...Article : 108 words
The Town-planning Association of New South Wales is taking action in regard to the Greater Sydney scheme, and is convening a series of conferences. Yesterday the Lord Mayor and ...Article : 497 words
Mr. Rudyard Kipling, in a speech in London, in reference to the work of the imperial War Graves Commission, emphasised that the basic principle on which the commission was ...Article : 149 words
In the House of Representatives to-day, Mr. Higgs (Ind. Lab.) directed the attention of the Prime Minister to the statement by Mr. Justice Higgins that the Ministry was ...Article : 128 words
Replying to a question in the Legislative Assembly this afternoon, the Minister for Railways stated that the Government had been advised by the Premior of Australia that it ...Article : 155 words
Sixteen farmers were arrested at Roscommon in the act of cattle driving. While thousands at Arklow were celebrating the return of released hunger strikers a ...Article : 225 words
The annual meeting of the Citizens' Rights and Liquor Reform Association was held last night at the Royal Society's rooms, Elizabeth-street. Mr. J. Lane Mullins, M.L.C., ...Article : 380 words
About 200 "unemployed" met at the Tradee Hall yesterday as the result of an advertisement concerning the meeting. A man who referred to himself as "one of ...Article : 167 words
In the Senate to-day the Minister for Repatriation (Santor Millen), replying to Senator Keating, stated that there were insuperable difficulties in the way of allowing the ...Article : 285 words
The Washington correspondent of the "New York Times" states that the British Embassy has advised the State Department that it is authorised officially to deny reports that ...Article : 86 words
The railway strike has already had the effect of seriously dislocating the industrial and social activities. By 1 o'clock this morning every member of the Locomotive Engineers, ...Article : 398 words
"0ns Vaterland," the Nationalist organ, makes so-called revelations regarding the seizure of a large quantity of diamonds during the German South-west campaign. ...Article : 92 words
An official statement issued on behalf of the Federated Seamen's Union recommends the members of the organisation "to go slow" if the shipowners refuse to grant them certain ...Article : 131 words
The newspapers strongly support the action of Sir Thomas Mackenzie (High Commissioner for New Zealand) in regard to the reduction of the price of meat, also for a ...Article : 194 words
A bill will be introduced in the Federal Parliament during the present session to provide for an elective council in Papun. The white residents of Papua will not be given ...Article : 120 words
The British Labour party deputation has left for Russia to inquire into economic and social conditions. ...Article : 25 words
Another donor of £1000 to the Salvation Army special appeal throughout the Commonwealth for £100,000 is Mr. J. M. M'Bride, of Smith Australia. Two more dorations of £100 ...Article : 52 words
Mr. M'Kenzie, secretary to the Textile Workers' Union, stated yesterday that the New South Wales branch had approached the Textile Manufacturers' Association, and asked ...Article : 41 words
The Peace treaties with Austria and Bulgaria have received the Royal assent. Messrs. Julius Olson, marine painter, and Richard Jack, portrait painter, have been ...Article : 93 words
The Federated Seamen's Union has decided to appoint Mr. C. Burke (Queensland) as the Australian seamen's representative at the forthcoming Genoa Congress. ...Article : 42 words
The Red Cross Motor Cycle Club will hold an outing for wounded soldiers on Saturday next to the Hunter's Hill Town Hall. The club desires that all side-car and motor car ...Article : 60 words
The Price-fixing Commissioner, Mr. Ferry, is about to issue proclamations sanctioning the charging of increased prices for condensed milk and jam, in consequence of the ...Article : 42 words
A message from Antwerp states that Captain Fryatt's ship, the Brussels, has been solemnly handed over to the British authorities. The ships in the harbour were beflagged ...Article : 46 words
It was stated yesterday by one of the Ministers that the list of recommendations by the late Government for honours includes the names of Mr. Joynton Smith, M.L.C., Dr. ...Article : 43 words
A special meeting of the council of the Coal and Shale Employees' Federation was held in Sydney yesterday, when it was decided again to reject the employers' offer for a ...Article : 40 words
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