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  2. Deluges and Floods in Queensland and New South Wales.

    The Weather Bureau reported yesterday that in consequence of the continued heavy rain flooding of a more or less serious nature is expected in the Mary, Logan, Albert, Condamine, ...

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  3. RAGING WATERS.

    Terrifie rainstorms were experienced in the Riverina last night, and in consequence washaways have occurred at many places on the south-western line. The town of Ganmain is ...

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  4. FINE TRIBUTES.

    Profound silence prevailed when the Prime Minister (Mr. Baldwin) moved the adjournment of the House of Commons as a tribute to the late Lord Asquith, ...

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  5. COASTAL ROAD.

    As the result of heavy rains which have fallen in the Upper Currumbin district and in the surrounding hills, Currumbin Creek is running a banker, ...

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  6. TO THE ELECTORS OF BRISBANE.

    To-day you will be called upon to select the aldermen who will control your civic affairs for the next three years. We are now engaged in the launching of one of the boldest experiments ever made in civic government. If the ideals of ...

    Article : 179 words
  7. NEW THEATRE.

    For the sum of £75,000 the sale of the old Town Hall was effected yesterday, the purchasers being a company ...

    Article : 119 words
  8. GOING WELL.

    Mr. Bert Hinkler continues to make great progress in his flight from London to Australia in a light 'plane. ...

    Article : 278 words
  9. BRISBANE RIVER.

    The Brisbane Weather Bureau advised yesterday as follows:—"The rain that has fallen up to 9 a.m. to-day was not sufficiently heavy to cause ...

    Article : 75 words
  10. WISE WORDS.

    Sir Robert Horne (ex-Chancellor of the Exchequer), at his public farewell to Melbourne to-day, in an address to the Chamber of Commerce, made some ...

    Article : 602 words
  11. STANLEY RIVER UNCROSSABLE.

    The rainfall for the 24 hours ending 9 o'clock this morning totalled 118 points. During that period only light showers fell until 4 o'clock this morning, when heavy ...

    Article : 183 words
  12. HOUSE OF LORDS.

    The Marquesa of Salisbury, in moving the adjournment of the House of Lords, said that the late Earl of Oxford and Asquith stood out above all as a man ...

    Article : 406 words
  13. WEATHER IMPROVING.

    The Weather Bureau issued the following flood report at 9 o'clock last night:— "The flood warning officer at Woodford reported this evening that the Stanley ...

    Article : 298 words
  14. TRAFFIC HELD UP.

    A telegram from Goulburn states that many repair gangs have been sent to different localities to put the railway lines where washaways have occurred in ...

    Article : 184 words
  15. RAPID PROGRESS.

    The two flying boats of the Royal Air Force, which are cruising round the Empire, will be the first 'planes to use the Singapore air base when they arrive ...

    Article : 109 words
  16. WATER OVER BRIDGES.

    Exceptionally heavy rain again fell during the night and early this morning, which resulted in 128 points being registered at the Esk Post Office up to 9 ...

    Article : 280 words
  17. OTHER RIVERS RISING.

    Reports received at the Brisbane Weather Bureau yesterday indicated the occurrence of further general rain in the Central Coast, South Coast, Darling ...

    Article : 376 words
  18. AUSTRALIAN ROUTE.

    Messrs. C. C. Wakefield and Co., Ltd., manufacturers of "Castrol" motor oil, now advise that they have received a cable from Hinkler from Karachi, ...

    Article : 52 words
  19. CHAOTIC CHINA.

    There is an acute economic crisis and a financial panic in the three eastern provinces controlled by General Chang Tso-lin owing to the depreciation of the ...

    Article : 210 words
  20. HEIGHT ON GAUGES.

    The following reports of river heights have been received:- Brisbane River.—Harrisville, 7 a.m., 17th inst.: 20ft. 6in., falling 3in. per hour; 3 ...

    Article : 463 words
  21. 'PLANE CRASHES.

    A 'plane with which Flight-Lieut. Miller had made a trip recently with passengers from Adelaide to Port Victor and back was smashed in a forced ...

    Article : 126 words
  22. FREE SPEECH.

    The Home Secretary (Sir William Joynson-Hicks), speaking in the House of Commons, said that there was evidence in recent years of an ...

    Article : 110 words
  23. LAST RESTING PLACE.

    It is announced that Lord Oxford will be buried in the churchyard of All Saints', Sutton Courtney, at noon, on Monday. Only relatives and closo friends will be ...

    Article : 54 words
  24. LARGE FAMILY.

    The wife of a farmer-Innkeeper has given birth to her 33rd child. Alf survive, and are healthy. Announcements of the birth say ...

    Article : 51 words
  25. CHINESE PIRATES.

    Four members of the Japanese crew who were captured by the Kaitsu Maru pirates on Monday have been rescued by Chinese troops. The pirates have not ...

    Article : 44 words
  26. RUMOUR DENIED.

    Rumours that the Government intended to appoint a Royal Commission for the purpose of investigating the income tax, particularly the question of ...

    Article : 50 words
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