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  2. LIVING WAGE. FIXED AT £3/12/6 A WEEK.

    By majority judgment the Industrial Commission yesterday determined the general living wage for a man and wife without children at £3/12/6, a reduction of 12/6 a week on the existing rate which was regarded as ample for a man and wife with two children. ...

    Article : 334 words
  3. WILD SELLING. New York Panic.

    Continuing its spectacular decline, the stock market experienced what may be the worst break in its history, when 400,000,000 dollars worth of paper ...

    Article : 1,380 words
  4. FIRE BALL.

    Terrific flashes of lightning from sky to earth, heavy thunder, and a sharp fall of rain were associated with a storm that passed over the metropolitan area yesterday ...

    Article : 642 words
  5. BRITISH CARS.

    A great bid to capture a larger share of the world's markets for British motor vehicles is foreshadowed in an announcement of the alliance of influential financial interests and the ...

    Article : 718 words
  6. ISSUE OF WRITS.

    The issue of writs against newspapers during an election campaign in order to stifle legitimate criticism and their subsequent withdrawal formed the subject of ...

    Article : 1,450 words
  7. ARMED BANDIT.

    When challenged by an armed bandit outside his home in West-street, North Sydney, late last night, Mr. Walter George Hilliard, manager of the Chatswood branch of Moran ...

    Article : 287 words
  8. GAGGED AND BOUND.

    Early yesterday morning, Charles Jamieson, 18-year-old junior porter at the Carramar railway station, explained to the police how he had been bound and gagged and robbed ...

    Article : 380 words
  9. RURAL BANK.

    The Rural Bank, a department of the Government Savings Bank of New South Wales, has decided to confine its advances for the present to existing borrowers. ...

    Article : 143 words
  10. THEATRE ABLAZE.

    More than £60,000 damage was done by the fire which early this morning broke out in His Majesty's Theatre, Exhibition-street. Starting apparently in the dome, the flames ...

    Article : 326 words
  11. NEW INDUSTRY.

    Sir William Noble, a director of the British General Electric Co., Ltd., which is one of the six great manufacturing enterprises in Great Britain helping to supply the world with ...

    Article : 852 words
  12. MAJORITY JUDGMENT.

    After stating the respective amounts at which they thought it would be proper to declare the general and rural living wages, Mr. Justice Street and Mr. Justice Cantor, ...

    Article : 4,058 words
  13. TO SERVE AUSTRALIA.

    Remarking that he had no ambition but to serve Australia Mr. Bruce, at the declaration of the Flinders poll at Dandenong to-day, said that he was prepared to come ...

    Article : 599 words
  14. FERRY SINKS.

    A message from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, says: Hope that the grand trunk car ferry Milwaukee, with 52 persons aboard, weathered a 48-hour storm on Lake Michigan, faded on ...

    Article : 138 words
  15. ARMED MAN.

    Police from the Darlinghurst division, who had heard that there was a possibility of an attempt being made to steal the pay roll at the Ashfield Brick Company, patrolled the ...

    Article : 224 words
  16. BEAUTIFUL SPY.

    "The beautiful blonde concerned in the disappearance of a secret code from the Italian Embassy in Berlin has just paid a dramatic visit to London," says the "Daily ...

    Article : 225 words
  17. 'PLANE CRASHES.

    Side-slipping from a height of about 20 feet as it was about to land, a de Havilland Gipsy Moth aeroplane crashed at the Mascot Aerodrome yesterday. ...

    Article : 214 words
  18. DUKE OF YORK.

    According to Mr. Taylor Darbyshire's life story of the Duke of York, his Royal Highness's speech defects were cured—after trying many systems of voice training under ...

    Article : 151 words
  19. COONABARABRAN FIRE.

    Owing to the fact that there was no water supply available, residents of Coonabarabran were obliged to look on helplessly while a fire completely destroyed McIntyre's large flour ...

    Article : 193 words
  20. ELECTION WRITS.

    During the recent Federal election campaign writs were issued claiming damages against the "Herald" on behalf of Union Theatres, Ltd., and John Evans and Cyril Evans ...

    Article : 143 words
  21. INJURED AIRMEN.

    Pilot C. D. Pratt and his observer, Mr. J. R. Guthrie, who have been under treatment at Kellerberrin Memorial Hospital since their aeroplane crashed at Baandee on October 5, ...

    Article : 94 words
  22. LABOUR'S PROMISES.

    When he was in Melbourne on Thursday Senator Sir George Pearce, the former vice-president of the Executive Council, said that the Labour party had made so many ...

    Article : 95 words
  23. LABORATORY EXPLOSION.

    An explosion occurred in the laboratoty of Consolidated Film industries at Hollywood (California) early this morning. It was at first believed that between 10 and ...

    Article : 58 words
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