I am now able to give details of the flight which permitted us to explore and chart 300, additional miles of the coastline of Hearst Land on December 31. The temperature was 29 degrees below zero when we ...Article : 487 words
"The most mad-hatter scheme that was ever evolved" is how the First Commissioner of Works (Mr. George Lansbury) described Lord Beaverbrook's ...Article : 152 words
D. G. Bradman broke record after record in the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and Queensland on the Sydney Cricket Ground to-day, being 452 not out when Kippax closed the home innings at 761 for eight ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 1,414 words
Within a mile of Point Cook, Wackett's Widgeon II., a flying boat owned by the Royal Australian Air Force, nosedived into Port Phillip Bay this ...Article : 1,612 words
It takes only a few hours by train or motor to go from Washington to Richmond, but we breathe a different air. It is another country. The scenes of bustling progress, of thriving and profuse prosperity, the echoes of the last word in ...Article : 1,930 words
Speaking last night at his editorial staff's dinner, at which Lord Beaverbrook was the guest. Lord Rothermere alluded to the deplorable outlook for ...Article : 188 words
Some months ago a suggestion was made that the disabilities under which Lindisfarne is labouring in regard to ferry communication with the city could ...Article : 456 words
A drowning accident occurred at New Norfolk, at 4.30 p.m. yesterday, when Clement Oakley, aged 9, youngest son of Mrs. M. Oakley, a ...Article : 521 words
Sorrowing parents to-day buried the last 12 victims of the Glen Cinema disaster at Paisley. The majority were interred in the avenue at the entrance ...Article : 80 words
The Kenilworth Castle, by which the Prince of Wales is travelling to South Africa, encountered a heavy gale to-day, reaching 60 miles an hour, accompanied ...Article : 90 words
The Empire Marketing Board has granted £700 to the Botanical Gardens, Kew, to provide and distribute throughout the Empire tung oil seeds. Tung ...Article : 57 words
Sir Hubert Wilkins has his bass on Deception Island (near Graham Land), but had moved his vessel some distance from there. On December 31 he flew over islands in the direction of Graham Land, and charted 300 miles of coastline additional to his surveys of last year. He is returning in his vessel to Deception Island to prepare for a flight from Deception Island over the South Pole and to the Ross Sea. ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 88 words
The Premier (Mr. Butler) stated this morning that he had communicated with the shipowners and waterside workers, stating that the Government desired the ...Article : 92 words
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