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  2. FIERCE FIGHTING. FALL OF LIMERICK IMMINENT.

    Reports from Limerick indicate that the fall of the city is imminent. Heavy fighting has proceeded for days. It is reported that 20 persons have been killed, and 50 ...

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  3. WATER SUPPLY.

    To cops with the ever increasing demand for water owing to the rapid growth of Brisbane, and the slight increase anticipated when the sewerage scheme is in ...

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  4. IN WANT.

    Only those who have ever felt in doubt as to where their next meal was coming from can properly appreciate the sharp edges of ...

    Article : 788 words
  5. REPARATIONS. GERMAN GUARANTEES,

    The Finance Ministry has accepted the Allied Guarantee Committee's scheme to check tilt flight of wealth by taxing its export, provided the scheme does not ...

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  6. PUBLIC SERVICE PAY. LABOUR COUNCIL RESOLUTION.

    The action of the Government in approaching the Arbitration Court for the reduction of the pay of State employees was considered at a meeting of ...

    Article : 271 words
  7. AMERICAN STRIKES.

    The strike situation, both on the railways and at mines, continues to grow more complicated. The Governor of Michigan, replying to President Harding, ...

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  8. DISASTER AT SEA. STEAMERS COLLIDE.

    During a fog the steamer Remuera and the Ellerman Wilson liner Marengo collided in the English Channel, 12 miles south of Bolt Tail. The Remuera was ...

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  9. PRICE OF SUGAR. REDUCTION TO BE MADE.

    The Minister for Trade and Customs announced yesterday that the retail price of sugar would be reduced to 5d. per lb. as from ...

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  10. LESS ARMAMENTS.

    At the League of Nations Council. M. Viviani presented the Armaments Commission's report, which stated it was impossible to disarm except universally or ...

    Article : 146 words
  11. WORLD FLIGHT.

    Major Blake, who has reached Karachi on his flight round the world, telegraphs from that town: "The Air Forec is overhauling our machine before we proceed ...

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  12. AMERICA'S AMBITIONS.

    Army aviators will attempt a transcontinental flight with the new dirigible balloon C2, using helium gas, in September. ...

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  13. CAIRNS RAILWAYMEN'S PROTEST.

    A mass meeting of the Cairns railway workshop employees was held to consider the reduction of the wages. The greatest objection voiced was that the ...

    Article : 106 words
  14. RHINE VESSELS.

    Dutch trade unions, co-operating with German organisations, have proclaimed a strike of all men working on Rhine yessels, a total stoppage of traffic on the ...

    Article : 37 words
  15. ACROSS THE PACIFIC.

    A representative of the Australian Press Association interviewed Mr. Thomas Ince; of Los Angeles, who said: "You are correct in surmising that the contest for ...

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  16. HAGUE CONFERENCE SUDDEN CONCLUSION.

    The Conference ended with the passing of a resolution recommending all the represented Governments not to assist their nationals to attempt to acquire ...

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  17. MOTOR SHIPS.

    The Oceanic Steamship Co. has informed the Congressional Maritime Committee that the company plans to build two 10,000 ton passenger, mail, and cargo ...

    Article : 133 words
  18. FRUIT INDUSTRY.

    The Minister for Customs (Mr. Rodgers) has invited each State Minister for Agriculture to be present at a conference in Melbourne on August 14 to ...

    Article : 96 words
  19. WATERFORD ENTERED.

    The Nationals entered Waterford City [?]n Wednesday night, and scized important positions from the Irregulars. The capture of the whole city cannot be long ...

    Article : 173 words
  20. EMPIRE AERIAL LINKS.

    Commander Burney has written to the Press as follows:—"My scheme brings the farthest portions of the Empire nearer to London than Aberdeen was a ...

    Article : 111 words
  21. DOVER PATROL.

    M. Raiberti, Minister for Marino, in the presence of other Ministers and civil authorities, British end French sailors and troops, unveiled a monument at Cape ...

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  22. HOUSE OF LORDS. DEBATE ON REFORM PROPOSALS

    In the House of Lords to-day the Arthbishop of Canterbury, in resuming the debate on the reform proposals, said that the Government platitudinous ...

    Article : 257 words
  23. PEACE NOT POPULAR.

    At a peace meeting of members of Parliament convened by the Labour Party only 11 Labour members and the Lord Mayor attended. The meeting, was ...

    Article : 37 words
  24. SEATS COLLAPSE.

    At Collcano's circus last night seat staging, which contained over 100 persons, collapsed. Mrs. Les. Townson sustained a double fracture of the right leg, and ...

    Article : 46 words
  25. AEROPLANE DESIGNS.

    M. Fokker, the Dutch acroplane designet, conferred with President Harding this week in connection will his proposal to organise a plant in this country ...

    Article : 94 words
  26. ANTHRAX.

    A Government expert stated in evidence at an inquest, that while. Dominion wools were not infected, every bale from China was full of anthrax. ...

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  27. SPECIAL LEGISLATION FORE[?] CAST.

    In the House of Commons to-day the Lord Privy Seal (Mr. Chamberlain) stated that there must be a session of Parliament in the autumn for the purpose ...

    Article : 41 words
  28. BRITAIN'S STABILITY.

    Sir Robert Horne, speaking at the Lord Mayor's banquet to bankers and merchants, discussed Britain's stability. "A[?] we owe outside our own country," he ...

    Article : 141 words
  29. REMARKABLE FEAT

    Mr. Charles Maclurcan, of Strathfield has succeeded in performing what is considered to be a remarkable feat in wireless transmission. From his home ...

    Article : 171 words
  30. GERMAN GOODS. SHIPMENT FOR AUSTRALIA.

    The cargo of German goods on the Steamer Parattah, which left here for Australia recently, comprises 228 tons of miscellancous goods. ...

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  31. ITALIAN CRISIS.

    Speaking in the Chamber of Deputies before the vote on which the Government was defeated by 288 votes to 103, the Prime Minister (Signor Facta) said ...

    Article : 111 words
  32. FIGHTING FORCE.

    Arising out of a proposal to spend £16,000,000 on two new ships, experts are excitedly discussing the relative fighting values of aircraft tnd warships. One ...

    Article : 241 words
  33. AUSTRIA CALMER.

    The Vienna correspondent of the "Daily Express" states that Austria is calmer, and the threatened strike has not materialised, after Herr Seipel's ...

    Article : 155 words
  34. APPOINTMENT OF CONSULS

    The Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes), asked to-night if there was any likelihood of the appointment of the German consuls in view of the German shipping ...

    Article : 149 words
  35. RUSSIA'S PLIGHT.

    Dr. Nansen has reported to the Council of the League of Nations that at least 2,000,000 people have died of starvation in Russia, and the productive capacity of at ...

    Article : 46 words
  36. REMARKABLE STORY.

    The remarkable romance of the late Mr. Walter Winans, the famous American sportsman, was disclosed in a Court of King's Bench action brought by the ...

    Article : 252 words
  37. BRITISH PRINTERS.

    A printers' strike threatens the whole of the provincial Press, due to the Typographical Association members balloting against the award of the Industrial Court. ...

    Article : 66 words
  38. EMPIRE TRADE.

    A new organisation, styled the Empire Development Union, is being formed, headed by Viscount Long, Sir Vincent Henry Caillard, and Mr. William A. S. ...

    Article : 94 words
  39. PASTORAL AWARD.

    Referring to a report alleging that Mr J. Murphy, an A.W.U. representative at Broken Hil, had received a communication from the Stockowners' Association. ...

    Article : 243 words
  40. RUSSELL DIVORCE.

    The divorce action in which, the Hon. John Hugo Russell, eldest son and heir of Lord Ampthill, is suing for a divorce from his wife, reached the final stages ...

    Article : 231 words
  41. WOOL MARKET.

    At the wool sales today there was a poor selection of merinos, but prices were fully maintained for all grades of merinos and crossbreds. Prices of scoured ...

    Article : 119 words
  42. INSTITUTE OF CIVIL ENGINEERS

    The following have passed the pre[?] liminary examination of the Institute of Civil Engineers:—Robert Crooks (Sydney), John Mason (Christchurch), Leslie ...

    Article : 34 words
  43. AGREEMENT TO STAND.

    The Miners' Conference, by 751,000 votes to 90,000, has decided not to attempt to disturb the wages agreement reached in 1921. The Lancashire delegates alone ...

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  44. AN APPEAL DISMISSED.

    The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has dismissed the appeal by the Yorkshire Insurance Co. and the Colonial Mutual Fire Co. versus Craine. ...

    Article : 32 words
  45. MECHANICAL CONVEYOR.

    Following a motion passed at a recent meeting of the Cairns Harbour Board, in connection with the suggested mechauical conveyor for the handling of sugar, ...

    Article : 194 words
  46. GENERAL TOWNSHEND.

    In the House of Commons to-day the Parliamentary Secretary for Foreign Affairs (Mr. Cecil Harmsworth) stated that General Sir Charles Townshend was ...

    Article : 74 words
  47. FRIVOLOUS AMENDMENT.

    The amendment moved [?] Mr. F. A. M'Quisten in the House of Commons with regard to compulsory hairdressing for girls has been [?]uled out of order as ...

    Article : 146 words
  48. BESTOWAL OF HONOURS.

    The Prime Minister (Mr. Lloyd George), replying to a question in the House of Commons, said that immediate steps were being taken to appoint a Royal ...

    Article : 58 words
  49. UNKNOWN WARRIOR.

    A party of [?]hers from the overseas Dominions, including representatives of New Zealand, visited Westminster Abbey and laid a wreath on the grave of the ...

    Article : 42 words
  50. PRINCE KNUD OF DENMARK ILL.

    Prince Knud of Denmark, while serving on the cruiser Heimdal, now at Dartmouth, was admitted to the hospital suffering from inflammation of the lungs. ...

    Article : 46 words
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