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  2. Earthquake and Fire

    Japan has been overtaken by a disaster which from reports will have appalling consequences. Earthquakes were succeeded by great conflagrations in the important cities of ...

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  3. Empire Development

    The "Nation," commenting on Mr. S. M. Bruce's address on Empire development and union, says there is a danger in preference. However closely economic ...

    Article : 212 words
  4. Irish Elections

    The Government is retaining its substantial lead. All the Ministers have been returned. To-night's totals were:— Government 54 ...

    Article : 137 words
  5. The Balkan Cauldron Simmering

    Arising out of the murder of the Italian party on the Greco-Albanian delimitation mission, an alarming situation has developed with the threat of hostilities between Italy and Greece that may possibly lead to a comprehensive Balkan upheaval. Italy has occupied the island of ...

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  6. Mandated Territories

    The Council of the League of Nations has received the report of the third session of the Permanent Mandates Commission at which the administration of ...

    Article : 358 words
  7. REPUBLICAN SUCCESSES.

    Sir J. D. Connolly, the Agent-General for West Australia, who recently visited Ireland, commenting on the Irish elections, discounted the successes of the ...

    Article : 157 words
  8. WHOLE OF TOKIO ABLAZE.

    It is reported that the Imperial Palace at Tokio is partially afire, and the whole town of Tokio ablaze. The city water supply has stopped. ...

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  9. YOKOHAMA A MASS OF RUINS.

    From other reports it appears that fires broke out in forty-eight places in the Tokio business districts, and all were terribly devastated. The palace is ...

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  10. Mine Tragedy

    A terrible tragedy occurred at the Bellbird colliery, on the South Maitland coal-field on Saturday. As far as it is possible to learn, inflammable gas on ...

    Article : 412 words
  11. ENGLISH PRESS COMMENT.

    The "Daily Telegraph" editorially regards Greece's reply as adequate, and proceeds:—"We have been loath to think that there was any arriere pensee ...

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  12. REFUGEE ORPHANS KILLED.

    Telegraphic communication between Corfu and Athens was cut at 7 p.m. yesterday. It was asserted that the Italians bombarded the forts, although ...

    Article : 140 words
  13. FATAL CLASH WITH SOLDIERS.

    The election of the Republican Acting-President (Mr. Ruttledge) was celebrated at Ballina, North Mayo, by bonfires. A number of Republicans entered. Bally ...

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  14. TEST CASE FOR THE LEAGUE.

    The "Morning Post" says:—"Apart from the treaty of 1864, it is obvious that the occupation of Corfu, with its high strategic importance in the ...

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  15. SERIOUS DAMAGE REPORTED.

    A slight vibration was again felt at 2.25 this afternoon. According to the Osaka Observatory the seismic centre is probably the Idzn Peninsula. The ...

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  16. THE DISASTER GENERAL.

    Prince Hiro Hito and his household are safe, according to a radio message. The only means of communication with Japan is through the Tamidka station. ...

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  17. NAURU ADMINISTRATION.

    The Permanent Mandates Commission's report to the council on the administration of Nauru expresses satisfaction that the documents submitted to ...

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  18. "ITALY'S INFLEXIBLE WILL."

    Admiral Solari, commanding the troops at Corfu, has issued a proclamation to the islanders, in which he declares that the occupation was necessitated by the ...

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  19. TOO STRONGLY WORDED.

    The "Daily Chronicle's" diplomatic correspondent states that there is the most definite feeling in official circles that Italy's ultimatum to Greece was too ...

    Article : 178 words
  20. IN THE GRIP OF THE FLAMES.

    The Governor of Yokohama sent a wireless from the Korea Maru at anchor in Yokohama harbour, addressed to the Governor of Osaka and Kobe, as follows: ...

    Article : 66 words
  21. MASSED BEHIND THE TREATY.

    An official statement issued at Dublin declares that the electors of the Free State are massed behind the treaty, for which 73 per cent. of the million odd ...

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  22. COMMUNICATION CUT OFF.

    The Radio Corporation of America announces that all connection with Japan was lost at 9 o'clock on Saturday. Apparently all the land lines in the ...

    Article : 91 words
  23. APPEAL TO THE LEAGUE.

    Italy having refused Greece's offer the Greek Government has appealed to the League of Nations. ...

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  24. BREACH OF INTERNATIONAL LAW.

    The "Daily Telegraph's" diplomatic correspondent writes:—"The Italian action at Corfu certainly constitutes a grave breach of international law, to ...

    Article : 324 words
  25. REPUBLICAN POINT OF VIEW.

    The Republican weekly, "Sinn Fein," declares that the election is beneath contempt, and accuses the Government, inter alia, of raiding the election rooms, ...

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  26. MATTER BEFORE THE LEAGUE.

    At a public sitting of the Council of the League this morning the Secretary-General announced the receipt of documents concerning the ...

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  27. DESTRUCTION AND DEATH.

    All communications with Tokio are interrupted, but unconfirmed reports received in a roundabout way indicate that Tokio experienced a typhoon, which ...

    Article : 141 words
  28. DESTRUCTION IN TOKIO.

    A refugee told the wireless agent that at the first shock fires broke out in various parts of Tokio and destroyed the Missukoshi departmental store, the ...

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  29. THE GREEK REPLY.

    The Greek reply considers that there is no justification for Italy's assertion that the Greek Government is responsible for the massacre. The Government ...

    Article : 213 words
  30. WESTERN SAMOA.

    The report of the Permanent Mandates Commission on Western Samoa regrets that the mandatory's report for the year ending March 31, 1923, was ...

    Article : 104 words
  31. ANTI-GREEK DEMONSTRATIONS.

    Greece will protest against the anti-Greek demonstrations by Italy, and demand satisfaction for the insult to the Greek flag at Tri[?]te. ...

    Article : 71 words
  32. A ONE-SIDED HOUSE.

    Mr. Darrell Figgis, writing to the "Sunday Times," says the new Dail will not contain a live Opposition. It will be a one-sided House, for the ...

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  33. AMERICAN RELIEF.

    After conferring with President Coolidge, the Navy Department ordered the commander of the Asiatic fleet to rush vessels to Yokohama for the relief of the earthquake sufferers. ...

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  34. THE PRINCE RE[?]ENT.

    There is no news concerning the safety of the Prince Regent. ...

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  35. ALLIED POWER ACTION.

    Britain and France are both taking steps in Rome and Athens to secure a peaceful settlement. France is recommending Greece to pay the full ...

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  36. Unrest in India

    At the trial of the Babbar Akalis, charged with murder, a witness who had turned King's evidence resumed his story showing how seditious articles were ...

    Article : 144 words
  37. Germany as Exporter

    The Committee of the Economic Council and the Minister for Economy (Herr Raumer) have advocated the abolition of export control, in view of the fact that ...

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  38. MAN V. HORSE

    George Cummings, a champion walker, made a wager that he would walk from London to York faster than a horse, which covered the distance at a speed ...

    Article : 110 words
  39. NEW GUINEA CONTROL.

    The Permanent Mandated Commission of the League, on August 3, in collaboration with Sir Joseph Cook, considered the Australian Government's report on ...

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  40. NEW STRAUSS OPERA

    Richard Strauss, who has already turned his homelife experience into a domestic symphony, has made his wife the heroine of a new two-act opera called ...

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  41. THE ALBANIAN FRONTIER.

    It is announced that Albania has reinforced the Greco-Albanian frontier, Guards prohibit passage across the frontier. A Greek courier carrying ...

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  42. TO SAFEGUARD HER PRESTIGE.

    It is officially announced at Rome that the occupation of Corfu is not intended as an act of war, but to safeguard Italian prestige and obtain due reparation. ...

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  43. Missing Ligh[?]keeper

    Notwithstanding the sharp lookout, there are no signs of Mr. A. E. Stafford, assistant keeper of the Cliffy Island light, who was washed out to sea on ...

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  44. NOT AN INTERNATIONAL QUESTION.

    It is authoritatively stated that the Greek attempt to make the Hanina crime an international question will be resisted by Signor Mussolini, who will ...

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  45. POSITION OF ALBANIA.

    The Albanian Legation announces that the Jugo-Slav comitadjis have sent an ultimatum to the International Commission delimiting the boundary between ...

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  46. GENERAL CABLES

    A Paris message states that following several visits from burglars a Charleville citizen decided to lay a trap, and set a loaded gun in position, so that ...

    Article : 130 words
  47. Robbery at Epping

    Three young men—Alfred Johnson, Arthur Gordon, and John Mason—were arrested at Campbell Town yesterday afternoon, by Senior Constable Goyen and ...

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  48. ARRESTS AT BUDA PEST

    The police have arrested twenty members of the Magyar Association on a charge of recruiting for the formation of secret armies, with a view to freeing ...

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  49. OCCUPATION OF CORFU.

    The Italian Legation advised the Greek Government at noon that the Greek Note was unsatisfactory, and that at 5 o'clock an ultimatum would be ...

    Article : 106 words
  50. POLITICAL PRISONERS.

    The Bihar Orissa council passed without division a resolution recommending a general pardon to political prisoners in order to render them eligible for the new ...

    Article : 190 words
  51. KING RETURNING TO ROME.

    A Rome message says that the King is returning to Rome from his summer residence immediately. ...

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  52. YOUTHFUL STOWAWAY

    Alex. Stewart, a self-possessed Australian boy of 11 years of age, arrived at Durban as a stowaway on the Ballarat, having run away from his home at ...

    Article : 97 words
  53. BIG HONG KONG LANDSLIDE

    The recent torrential rains caused a big land slide in portion of the public gardens. Several hundred tons of earth crashed down opposite the Catholic ...

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  54. REPORTED SUDMARINE ATTACK.

    An Italian submarine in the Gulf of Goumenitza fired on the Greek steamer Georgios, slightly damaging her. ...

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  55. REPORTED BOMBARDMENT.

    The fact that the occupation of Corfu was not accomplished without opposition is suggested by an Athens communique, stating that the Governor ...

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  56. RUSSIAN TRADE DELEGATION

    The Government has notified the British representative at Moscow that it has withdrawn its objection to M. Rakovsky's appointment as head of the ...

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  57. THE BRITISH VIEWPOINT.

    Official circles in London are gravely perturbed at the turn of events, but it is impossible to give the view of the British Government on Italy's action in ...

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  58. RECOGNITION FOR MEXICO

    The State Department has announced the resumption of full diplomatic relations with Mexico, thus recognising the Government for the first time since the ...

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  59. ITALY AND FOREIGN PRESS.

    Surprise is expressed at the anti-Italian comment in the British press regarding the Italo-Greek crisis, in view of Italy's traditional friendship towards ...

    Article : 83 words
  60. THE Y.M.C.A.

    A wealthy American has offered a blank cheque for the room in which Sir George Williams founded the Y.M.C.A. in London in 1844, if it can be removed ...

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  61. THE NEWS IN ATHENS.

    The "Daily Express' " Athens correspondent cables that the news of the occupation of Corfu reached Athens before the announcement that the Italian ...

    Article : 112 words
  62. DARING BANK ROBBERY

    Four strangers, armed with revolvers, entered the Gijon branch of the Bank of Spain, fired on, and wounded, the manager, and carried off six hundred ...

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  63. THE EX-CROWN PRINCE

    The "Central News" Berlin correspondent learns that the Prussian Cabinet has given the ex-Crown Prince permission to reside near Bresla[?]. ...

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  64. MISSING PRISONERS OF WAR

    It is officially stated that 38,000 Greek prisoners of war are missing. ...

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