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  2. STUPENDOUS SPEED.

    Major Segrave, in his wonderful motor car, the "Golden Arrow," on Monday set a new record of 231.36346 miles per hour on the Daytona Beach, Florida, thus eclipsing the maximum ...

    Article : 274 words
  3. Another Great Achievement by Britain.

    The Golden Arrow—the oar in which Major H. O. D. Segrave, the British challenger, broke the world's car record held by Ray Keech, of America, attaining the phenomenal speed of a little more than 231 miles per hour. The photograph was taken while the car was in the Devonshire House showrooms of Messrs. Rootes, Ltd., London. The body of the car was built by Messrs. Thrupp and Maberly, and is claimed to be the most perfect example of streamline work ever constructed. At the back can be seen the telescopic sight ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 103 words
  4. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.

    The importance of economic research as affecting many departments of the political and industrial life of the Commonwealth was emphasised by the Prime Minister (Mr. S. M. Bruce) ...

    Article : 3,533 words
  5. MANY KILLED.

    The King Edward Hotel, in Hongkong, was destroyed by fire on Monday, and several persons were killed, while many guests are ...

    Article : 305 words
  6. THE ANTARCTIC.

    Senator Sir George Pearce stated yesterday that the expedition to the Antarctic, which will be led by Sir Douglas Mawson, ...

    Article : 291 words
  7. TOTAL LOSS.

    The Japanese steamer Bankoku Maru, bound from Sydney to Kobe, with a full cargo of bagged wheat, is a total loss in the Caroline ...

    Article : 148 words
  8. SECRET BALLOT. TIMBER STRIKE.

    Judge Lukin, in the Commonwealth Arbitration Court to-day, made final an order for the holding of a secret ballot in ...

    Article : 381 words
  9. " I HAVE DONE IT."

    Within a few minutes of breaking the record Major Segrave spoke on the Transatlantic telephone to the "Daily Express." He said: "I have ...

    Article : 138 words
  10. WAR HERO KILLED.

    Captain G. Wilson, a recipient of the Air Force Cross and D.C.M., was killed in a motor car accident at Bogan Gate, near Trundle, last ...

    Article : 133 words
  11. FATHER DELIGHTED. A MARVELLOUS PERFORMANCE.

    "Naturally I do not like these abominable speeds," said Major Segrave's father, in the course of an interview to-night, "but I am ...

    Article : 42 words
  12. ANGRY SCENE.

    Allegations concerning the disposals of money raised by charity carnivals provoked threats and angry words at the meeting of the ...

    Article : 307 words
  13. "WHIP ROUND."

    The parties are making the final "whip round" before the election. Viscount Younger, the treasurer of the Conservative Party, appeals to fellow ...

    Article : 78 words
  14. DESIGNER OF ENGINE PLEASED.

    Captain Wilkinson, designer of Major Segrave's engine, said to-day that he knew the engine could beat the record. He was delighted that ...

    Article : 64 words
  15. THE KING.

    For the first time for four months his Majesty the King was out of doors to-day. The weather was brilliantly fine, and this morning advantage was ...

    Article : 107 words
  16. GREAT FEAT. COURAGEOUS DRIVER.

    Sir Charles Wakefield, who is an ardent suppoiter of Major Segrave, is delighted He disclosed that Major Segrave, before attempting the record, ...

    Article : 139 words
  17. NO CONTESTS.

    At a meeting of the Executive of the Young Australia Party held on Monday evening the following proposal contained in the statement ...

    Article : 200 words
  18. LAST MESSAGE.

    "Mayor of Brisbane. Grateful thanks for expression sympathy, also to Anzac Committee. May other good citizens carry on the work, and ...

    Article : 257 words
  19. ACTION BY TRADES HALL.

    Although a suggestion had been made that a conference between the parties in the timber workers' strike was a possibility within the next few ...

    Article : 236 words
  20. INDEX OF NEWS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 249 words
  21. BENEFICIAL EFFECT. REGENCY MAY NOT BE NEEDED.

    Official circles comment on the beneficial effect yesterday's outing had on the King's spirits. It is now believed that if his present progress ...

    Article : 70 words
  22. MOTOR MAKERS' CONGRATULATIONS.

    Sir George Beharrel, president of the Motor Makers' Society, to-day congratulated Major Segrave on coming through the terrible ordeal. His ...

    Article : 42 words
  23. Advertising

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    Advertising : 193 words
  24. AFFRAY ON SHIP.

    An affray occurred aboard the British-India steamer, Mulberra, yesterday afternoon. Wh[?]e the officers were at lunch a cadet ordered coolies ...

    Article : 129 words
  25. WATER AND SEWERAGE SERVICES.

    The Brisbane City Council is stated to be considering a question of making application to the Government for a variation of the Order in Council, ...

    Article : 117 words
  26. TWO REPORTS.

    The report of the Royal Commission on Child Endowment has been received by the Government and probably will be published next week. It is ...

    Article : 121 words
  27. THE GOLDEN ARROW.

    The "Golden Arrow" is the name of Major H. O. D. Segrave's new car, in which he recaptured for Britain the world's motor speed record and the Sir ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 877 words
  28. QUEEN'S MESSAGE TO R.S.S.I.L.A.

    The following letter has been forwarded by his Excellency the Governor (Sir John Goodwin) to the Queensland branch of the R.S.S.I.L.A.: ...

    Article : 131 words
  29. TO BREAK NEW RECORD.

    J. M. White's Triplex, holder of the former record of 207 miles an hour, will attempt to beat Major Segrave's new record to-morrow. White said ...

    Article : 69 words
  30. MEXICAN REVOLT.

    The Government is of the opinion that the backbone of the revolution has been broken, and it looks for the fall of the cities of Torreon and Durange ...

    Article : 61 words
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