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  2. THE ELECTIONS. PROBABLE NEW MEMBERS.

    The new member for Martin, Mr. John Chambers Eldridge (Lab.), is one of the Labour party's leading exponents of political science and administration, and is leader of ...

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  3. WEEK-END CRIME. SAFEBREAKERS PURSUED BY POLICE.

    Three shopbreakers, who were disturbed while endeavouring to force the lock of Victor Pullar's tobacconist shop in Regent-street, city, at 12.5 a.m. yesterday, dodged a fusillade of ...

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  4. ENGINEDRIVERS.

    A strike of the enginedrivers employed at all collieries still working on the northern coalfields has again become a possibility as a result of a motion carried at a meeting of ...

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  5. RAIN INLAND. Heavy Falls on Coast.

    Rain conditions, which have been present over the north-eastern quarter of the State for several days and have caused local floods, moved unexpectedly to the westward as they ...

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  6. SUNSHINE WORKS. IMPORTANT TO CANADA.

    A report from Toronto says that the decision of the H. V. McKay Pty., Ltd., to open works in Canada is held to be of the utmost importance to Canada, in view of the heavy ...

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  7. BEARDMORE AND CO.

    The Bank of England and several joint stock banks interested in the famous Clydeside shipbuilding and steel-making firm of William Beardmore and Co., have appointed Sir James ...

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  8. RETURNED BY THE NIAGARA.

    MR. A. S. HOSKINS, of Hoskins Iron and Steel, Ltd. MR. J. T. WILKINS, Chief Fire Officer, Melbourne. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  9. MAWSON EXPEDITION.

    Carpenters put the finishing touches to the Discovery this morning, when Sir Douglas Mawson crossed the docks and quietly boarded the vessel. Seven scientists accompanied him, ...

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  10. SAFEBREAKERS.

    Thieves stole about £24 from the Tempe railway station early on Saturday morning. They entered by forcing one of the windows on the station side of the office, the other side ...

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  11. DEATH OF MR. JUSTICE SLY.

    Mr. Justice Richard Mears Sly died suddenly on Friday evening at the residence of his brother, Dr. George Sly, of Burradoo. He was nearly 80 years of age, being retired from the ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  12. REFEREE ATTACKED.

    For attacking the referee, Mr. Alf. Bridges, and throwing him out of the ring, Joe Zikmund (15st), of Nebraska, U.S.A., was disqualified after the fifth round with Jim ...

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  13. RAILWAY AGREEMENT.

    As the result of a five hours' conference yesterday between representatives of the railway companies and three railway trade unions the wages controversy was settled. ...

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  14. AUSTRALIAN CHEESE EXHIBITS.

    Commenting on the cheeses shipped from Australia in connection with the Orient Company's prize competition, Mr. Wigan, the judge, thinks there was a great improvement ...

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  15. OBITUARY. MR. ERNEST BLACKWELL.

    The death of Mr. Ernest Blackwell took place suddenly on Friday afternoon at his home, St. Michael's Flats, Hunter-street. Mr. Blackwell suffered a stroke on Wednesday ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  16. THREE MEN ARRESTED.

    For some time, Constables Maddison, Carroll, and Spithill, have been endeavouring to clear up a great number of crimes committed, over a period of four or five months, ...

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  17. AMERICAN TENNIS TEAM.

    The representative of the Australian Press Association in Philadelphia interviewed Mr. Cullom, president of the United States Lawn Tennis Association, who said: "In the simplest ...

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  18. TEXTILE CONFERENCE.

    Mr. J. H. Bates, president of the Bradford branch of the Federation of British Industries, who presided at last week's textile conference, replying to Geelong manufacturers' ...

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  19. MAN STABBED.

    Charles Stenard, a fishmonger, residing in Queen-street, Concord West, was talking to a business acquaintance at the Municipal Fish Markets on Saturday morning when it ...

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  20. CONSTITUTIONAL CONFERENCE.

    There are hints that the Irish Free State delegates have already raised embarrassing problems at the Imperial Constitutional Conference, especially in relation to Royal assent ...

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  21. CORDIAL FACTORY ROBBED.

    Cracksmen who broke into the Sharpe Cordial Factory, Broughton-street, Glebe, at the week-end, had little reward for their trouble. Using a sledge-hammer and a steel jemmy, ...

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  22. MOTORISTS STRANDED.

    As a result of the torrential rain the Great Western-road is blocked by flood waters near St. Marys to-night, and motorists are unable to pass through. ...

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  23. FERRY HITS PONTOON.

    The 200 or 300 passengers on the ferry steamer which left Circular Quay at 12.45 a.m. yesterday for McMahon's Point experienced a thrill of excitement when, following a crash, ...

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  24. ABOLITION OF ESPIONAGE.

    The "Sunday Express" says the Government is contemplating the abolition of the Secret Service. The Foreign Secretary (Mr. Henderson), ...

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  25. PREHISTORIC CULTURE.

    The skull found in a quarry near Capetown is claimed to be analagous with intermediate types, bridging the gap between the Neanderthal and the modern bushman. ...

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  26. WATCHMAN FIRES SHOTS.

    A supposed thief, who was found lurking outside the factory premises of the Miller Chair Co., Mandible-street, Alexandria, late last night, was hotly pursued by a ...

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  27. MARITIME CONFERENCE.

    The correspondent of the Australian Press Association at Geneva says that a breakdown of the international maritime conference is threatened, owing to the attitude of ...

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  28. FIRE IN HOTEL.

    An electric water-heater, which had not been switched off, caused a fire in the York Hotel, King-street, city, early on Saturday morning. ...

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  29. BIG STEEL FIRMS.

    It is announced that a merger between Dorman, Long, and Company and Bolckow Vaughan and Company, two of the biggest iron and steel producing firms in the ...

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  30. TWO MEN ARRESTED.

    Constables Gilbert, Head, and Brown, of Randwick, arrested two men whom they found sleeping in a house in Surry Hills on Saturday morning, and charged them with the theft of ...

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  31. COMMENT IN ENGLAND.

    Sunday newspapers feature the first day's figures for the Australian elections under such headings as "Bruce Heavily Defeated," "Labour Sweeps the Country." ...

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  32. MAN DROWNED.

    At 6 p.m. on Friday, John McNamara, 65 years, of Terry-street, St. Peters, was placed in a cell at Central Police Station on a charge of drunkenness. At 10 p.m. he was ...

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  33. DR. R. B. TRINDALL.

    At St. Philip's Church, York-street, yesterday Bishop D'Arcy-Irvine referred to the death on Friday night of Dr. R. B. Trindall, sen. He said that for more than 40 years ...

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  34. SIR JAMES MURDOCH.

    "I am not attempting to gush patriotically when I say that I have returned to the best country in the world," said Sir James Murdoch, who, accompanied by Lady Murdoch, ...

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  35. RAIN WASHAWAY.

    Heavy rain storms on Saturday night washed away portion of the railway embankment between Mortdale and Oatley. At 7.30 a.m. yesterday it was found that the up main ...

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  36. CORONER'S POWERS.

    The question of coroners' powers continues to be widely discussed. Mr. Martin, the Reading coroner, said that Drew had been treated fairly, and the inquest was conducted in a ...

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  37. PRINCESS ROYAL.

    The following bulletin was issued to-day: "Despite some progress during the past four days the Princess Royal's condition has not yet reached a stage which removes all ...

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  38. CAPTURED BY GIRLS.

    Taking advantage of the fact that the pupils were holding their sports meeting, an amateur thief broke into Holy Cross College at Ryde on Saturday and ransacked the ...

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  39. STABBING AFFRAY.

    News of a stabbing affray at Yantabulla, a small township about 80 miles west of Bourke, was received at Police Headquarters during the week-end. ...

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  40. MR. G. S. VIDLER.

    Mr. Guy Stanley Vidler, formerly a wellknown business man of Parramatta, died at Harris Park recently. Mr. Vidler was born at Parramatta 38 years ago. He entered business ...

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  41. ROCKDALE CONVENT.

    The foundation-stone of a new convent for the Sisters of the Order of St. Joseph, who have been in charge of the education of the boys and girls in the parish of St. Joseph, ...

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  42. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    The King has approved the appointment of Mr. Neville Meyrick Henderson, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at Paris, to be Envoy Extraordinary and ...

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  43. FARMERS VOTED LABOUR.

    This election was one of the quietest on record. The Country party had a fair organisation in support of its candidate, Mr. T. J. A. Fitzpatrick, and worked well during ...

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  44. THE GRAF ZEPPELIN.

    A report from Berlin says that when asked if they were willing to participate in an expedition to the North Pole, the entire crew of the Graf Zeppelin held a meeting and ...

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  45. MRS. MORT.

    Th release of Mrs. Mort from Long Bay Gaol will probably be made within the next few weeks. She has been declared sane by a number ...

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  46. CHARGE OF MURDER.

    Evidence for the prosecution at the trial of Frederick Carr, 42, labourer, of Birkenhead, who is charged with having murdered his wife, Maud Harriet Carr, on June 29, was concluded in ...

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  47. SEARCH FOR OIL.

    Dr. Jensen announced that the test at Queensland Roma Oil Company's bore at Gubberamunda, permit No. 67, was very satisfactory, the bore yielding both oil and gas. ...

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  48. ELECTION DAY.

    Saturday was technically a "dry" day in honour of the elections, but a fair proportion of cheerful individuals managed to secure sufficient liquor to end the day in various ...

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  49. NEWCASTLE NEWS.

    George Mason, 73, watchman, of Clyde-street, Islington, after falling down the side of the embankment leading to the high level bridge at Islington early yesterday morning, ...

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  50. FATAL RESULT OF FIGHT.

    John J. Noonan was found with a fractured skull in a room of the hotel at Mount Isa on Saturday, and died before medical aid could be summoned. Later a man named Frank ...

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  51. FLOODS DELAY POLLING.

    Floods in New South Wales interfered with the voting in the electorates of Gwydir and New England. The Chief Electoral Officer (Mr. J. D. Farrar) was informed that as the ...

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  52. SOVIET RUSSIA.

    A message from Leningrad is that Messrs. R[?]s, Hannan, and Walsh, the Australian delegates to the Third International Pacific Labour Conference at Vladivostock ...

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  53. MAN ELECTROCUTED.

    Fred Hyalas, 37 years, of Dowling-street, Darlinghurst, was killed late yesterday afternoon, when a live wire sent 22,000 volts of electric current through his body. ...

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  54. EDUCATION.

    Speaking at a Roman Catholic school function at Harris Park yesterday, Archbishop Kelly said that Roman Catholics did not want free education. ...

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  55. TRAVELLER ROBBED.

    When Mr. Roy Gardener, of Montague-street, Goulburn, awoke in the Temora mall train on Saturday he found that £8 was missing from his pockets. ...

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  56. PASSCHENDAELE.

    To commemorate the anniversary of the battle of Passchendaele, and to honour fallen soldiers of the 3rd Division, the president of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Imperial ...

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  57. MOTORISTS SUDDEN DEATH.

    While he was driving with his wife in a car along Parramatta-road, near the Lewisham Hospital, on Saturday night, Alfred Morris, 54, of Dover-street, Summer Hill, suddenly ...

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  58. CRASHED INTO POLE.

    Walter Day, 22 years, of Harris-street, Mascot, died in Royal South Sydney Hospital yesterday morning from the effect of injuries he received two days previously. ...

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  59. MISSING TRADER.

    The High Commissioner at Suva to-day received a wireless message from the Resident Commissioner in the Solomons: "Pleased to report Lazarus picked up by trader Jones at ...

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  60. PALESTINE.

    The chairman and members of the Palestine Commission of Inquiry, with the exception of Sir Henry Betterton, who is travelling overland, left London this morning to embark ...

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  61. HOUSE ROBBED AND FIRED.

    When Samuel Gaul returned to his home at 13 Baringa-road, Northbridge, late on Saturday night, he discovered that a thief had broken in, and, after stealing clothing and ...

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  62. THEFT ON MANUNDA.

    It has been reported to the police that £20 in notes was stolen from the Manunda, which is lying at No. 6 wharf, Darling Harbour. The notes were taken from the cabin of the chief ...

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  63. LATE SHIPPING.

    THE BLUFF.—Arr: Oct. 13, Manuka, s, from Melbourne. WELLINGTON.—Arr: Oct. 13, Sir, James Clark Ross, whaler, from Norway. ...

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  64. SUMMERTIME IN N.Z.

    Summertime commenced at 2 o'clock this morning. ...

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