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  2. BOWEN DISPUTE.

    Before the Board of Trade and Arbitration in Chambers yesterday, the joint committee of waterside employers appeared on summons for ...

    Article : 308 words
  3. BLOWN-UP.

    Hundreds of graves have been destroyed in the British War Cemetery at Thiepval, the scene of terrible fighting on July 1, 1916. ...

    Article : 96 words
  4. COOMA CAUGHT.

    The story of an exciting and successful chase to catch the Cooma at Sydney Heads after having just narrowly missed it through Supreme Court litigation in ...

    Article : 356 words
  5. TWEED HEADS FIRE.

    A fire in the early hours of yesterday resulted in the total destruction of a considerable portion of the main business section of Tweed Heads, the damage being estimated at about ...

    Article : 1,075 words
  6. THE STAGE SET.

    The stage is set for the most important event to date in the history of the League of Nations—the admission of Germany, and the granting to that nation of a permanent seat on the Council. ...

    Article : 587 words
  7. IMPORTANT POINT.

    A point of considerable constitutional importance affecting the rights of residents in the Northern Territory, particularly in relation to their rights of appeal ...

    Article : 515 words
  8. A WEEKLY RATE.

    The Board of Trade and Arbitration delivered judgment yesterday in the application of the Amalgamated Engineering Union for a variation of the mechanical ...

    Article : 548 words
  9. ATTEMPTED ARSON.

    What was apparently a deliberate attempt to burn down the Mowbray Park Picture Theatre was made early on Saturday morning, but it was discovered in ...

    Article : 141 words
  10. LAST RESORT.

    The opinion is generally voiced that M. Briand will remain Foreign Minister, and that his resignation of the Premiership will not disqualify him from negotiating an ...

    Article : 189 words
  11. RENT ASUNDER.

    The ranks of the Australian Seamen's Union are rent asunder by dissension. Great surprise was caused in Trades Hall circles yesterday when it was announced that the Federal Executive had decided to ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 606 words
  12. LEGAL ACTION.

    At the declaration of the poll yesterday, pursuant to the recent elections to the Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board, Mr. James Pike re[?]ted what ...

    Article : 529 words
  13. MR. LANG ATTACKED.

    The latest allegation against the Ministry comes from the Miscellaneous Workers' Union, and it is rather a unique one. Recently the State Industrial Court fixed ...

    Article : 98 words
  14. BUNCHY TOP.

    The intimation that bunchy top in bananas has been discovered in the Innisfail district has been confirmed by a written communication received by the ...

    Article : 599 words
  15. DRAMATIC SUDDENNESS.

    With the exception of "Le Petit Journal," which claims that it foresaw M. Briand stumble over the unpopular "tax on payments" clause of the Budget, the ...

    Article : 152 words
  16. MR. M'TIERNAN'S TRIP.

    A hurriedly convened special meeting of the Cabinet was held to-day, when the Premier (Mr. Lang) sought to obtain the sanction of his colleagues to the trip ...

    Article : 200 words
  17. SYDNEY MEETING.

    A special meeting of the Sydney branch of the Australian Seamen's Union, held in the Communist Hall to-night, decided to suspend Mr. W. Raeburn, general ...

    Article : 295 words
  18. STORES GUTTED.

    The Bon Marche stores at Bendigo were gutted by fire at 11.30 o'clock last night. An explosion blew the show windows out, and sent flames across the street. The ...

    Article : 46 words
  19. "I WILL ANSWER HIM."

    The Minister for Mines (Mr. A. J. Jones) yesterday said:—"On the question of oil, I desire to make further reference to Mr. Moore's letter as ...

    Article : 142 words
  20. BATTLE OF FRANC.

    Professor Charles Sarolea, in a notable contribution to a recent issue of the "Scotsman," explains the reasons for the condition of the franc, which underlies ...

    Article : 560 words
  21. POLAND'S CLAIMS.

    The Australian Press Association's special representative at Geneva states that Sir Austen Chamberlain had arranged to confer with Dominion delegates to the League ...

    Article : 414 words
  22. THE BUSH FIRES.

    Bush fires swept a large area near O'Shannessy's water works, where 200 men are camped. The caretaker's but was destroyed with two tents, and four huts, ...

    Article : 81 words
  23. A TAX QUESTION.

    The question as to whether the Crown is at liberty to levy upon a man's estate by virtue of an Act of Parliament passed after his death is involved in an appeal ...

    Article : 277 words
  24. COASTAL RAINS.

    After showers had fallen throughout the night, to-day has been cloudy, with south-easterly squalls, blowing up at regular intervals. Rain is still falling. ...

    Article : 223 words
  25. "COURIER" FUND.

    "We trust other employees' associations will emulate our example." writes the Morcoms collection fund of Morcoms Ltd., forwarding a cheque for £2/2/ to be added ...

    Article : 185 words
  26. MOTORISTS' ESCAPE.

    Mr. and Mrs. Robert Newbound had a thrilling experience on Sunday night. On approaching a railway crossing in a motor car, Newbound became aware of the ...

    Article : 85 words
  27. COASTAL DISPUTE.

    The Minister for Labour (Mr. Baddeley) has interviewed both sides to the coastal dispute, and is hopeful that his efforts may prevent the trouble from ...

    Article : 72 words
  28. MOTOR CAR UPSET.

    A motor truck travelling between Eumundi and Kenilworth capsized on a zig-zag, owing to striking an animal wandering on the road. Five persons were ...

    Article : 71 words
  29. BUTE MURDER TRIAL.

    The Bute murder trial, in which Hannah Ollie Commons is charged with having murdered Rita Ranke, at Bute, was advanced a further stage in the Criminal ...

    Article : 143 words
  30. FOUR INCHES AT INNISFAIL.

    Heavy rains were experienced over the whole of the Innisfail district during the week-end. Over 4in. fell in the town area, but the fall was considerably heavier in ...

    Article : 67 words
  31. TROUBLE BREWING AT HOBART.

    It is expected that the dispute between the Hobart branch of the Waterside Workers' Federation and the shipping agents regarding the working of both ...

    Article : 150 words
  32. POSSIBLE PACT.

    It is understood that M. Roussos, the Greek Foreign Minister, who is representing Greece at the League Assembly, discussed with the Prime Minister of ...

    Article : 102 words
  33. WHEAT AND FLOUR.

    As a result of the compromise between the Kenseikai and Seiyutonto Parties, the Diet Sub-committee this afternoon decided to obtain sanction to raise ...

    Article : 107 words
  34. ROCKHAMPTON SHOW.

    At a meeting of the Agricultural Society to-day the following judges were, appointed.—Herefords and fat cattle: Mr. L. Dutton (New South Wales). Horses ...

    Article : 63 words
  35. EXEMPLARY PUNISHMENT.

    Two prisoners, Norman Stanley Cottle (aged 31 years, clerk), of Prahran, and Harold Frank Matthews (aged 24 years), of Alphington, who appeared before Judge ...

    Article : 52 words
  36. FIRE AT BUNDABERG.

    Rowe's blacksmith shop at East Bundaberg and all the contents were totally destroyed by fire to-night. The flames, which defied the efforts of the Fire ...

    Article : 48 words
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