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  2. EAGER AVIATORS.

    Six parties of Australian aviators in England are hoping to take part in the flight from London to Australia, for which the Commonwealth Ministry has offered a prize ...

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  3. EMPIRE'S TROOPS.

    General Sir John Monash has given an interview to the "Daily Telegraph." He laid emphasis on the necessity for the coordinated training of the armies of the ...

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  4. RUSSIA.

    The position of General Denikin, commanding the anti-Bolshevik forces in Southern Russia, is improving generally, but success depends on his ability to aid the ...

    Article : 358 words
  5. COAL CRISIS.

    At the Coal Conference on Wednesday Mr. Herbert Smith (president of the Yorkshire Miners' Association) declined to recognise the right of the Miners' Federations to ...

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  6. GERMAN DISTRESS.

    News comes from Berlin that 180,000 workers in that city are in receipt of out of-work pay. Strikes involving tens of thousands of persons are a daily ...

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  7. PEACE TERMS.

    The Council of Five has granted to the Austrians an extension of one week in the time allowed to submit observations on the Treaty of Peace. ...

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  8. SHIPPING STRIKE

    Beyond some irritating and boastful speeches by those who are misdirecting the affiars of the Seamen's Union, there was little development in the shipping strike at ...

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  9. Famine in North Queensland.

    TOWNSVILLE, Sunday.—The mayor has telegraphed to the Premier (Mr Ryan), urging him to request the Federal Ministry to give relief to the starving towns of North ...

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  10. BARRIER STRIKE.

    BROKEN HILL (N.S.W.), Sunday.—The A.M.A. has agreed to the following motions in connection with the strike:- 1. "That the Federated Engine-drivers" ...

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  11. Royal Air Force.

    His Majesty the King has assumed the title of chief of the Royal Air Force. He has also approved of alterations in the titles of commissioned officers. Thus the rank ...

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  12. WHAT GERMANY OWES.

    The French Minister for Finance (M. Klotz) has informed the Peace Committee of the Chamber of Deputies that the total sum owing by Germany including the cost ...

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  13. HUNGARIAN COMMUNISTS.

    The United Press Association of America reports that Bela Kun and the Hungarian Soviet Cabinet have resigned, and that a Social-Democrat Cabinet, headed by Herr ...

    Article : 174 words
  14. AUSTRALIAN APPOINTMENTS

    The necessity for retaining in London a senior staff of officers for clearing up the Australian repatriation has aroused apprehension among officers regarding the future ...

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  15. MR. HUGHES'S RETURN.

    The Australian Prime Minister (Mr. Hughes). the Minister for the Navy (Sir Joseph Cook), and their party, including the Solicitor-General (Sir Robert Garran), ...

    Article : 202 words
  16. SOUTH MINE FIRE.

    BROKEN HILL (N.S.W.), Sunday.—The Amalgamated Metalliferous Association, at a special meeting on Friday, agreed to the following motion: ...

    Article : 148 words
  17. SHIPS FOR AUSTRALIA.

    Mr. H. B. Larkin, the general manager of the Commonwealth shipping line, has signed contracts for building two steamers for the Commonwealth. This makes five ...

    Article : 39 words
  18. Bolshevik Budget.

    The Bolshevik Budget for the first six months of 1919 reveals a deficit of £3,000,000,000. An intercepted wireless message sent out ...

    Article : 197 words
  19. FURTHER REVELATIONS

    A "While Book" published at Weimar includes all the documents relating to the collapse of the German army during the 90 days preceding the armistice. The Kaiser's ...

    Article : 102 words
  20. USE OF TROOPS.

    In the House of Commons on Wednesday Mr. J. H. Thomas (Labour member for Derby, and secretary of the Railway-men's Union) said, in referring to the "Triple ...

    Article : 178 words
  21. COAL CRISIS IN NEW ZEALAND

    WELLINGTON, Saturday.—The Miners' Conference has so far been without result. Addressing the conference, the Minister for Mines (Mr. Macdonald) said that he had ...

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  22. SOUTH AFRICAN AFFAIRS.

    Amongst the matters to be submitted to the forthcoming Nationalist Congress in South Africa are motions protesting against the acceptance by the Union of a mandate ...

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  23. AIR FORCE SCANDALS.

    The case of Miss Violet Douglas Pennant, which has been agitating political circles for many months, took n dramatic turn, when the House of Lords, by 69 votes ...

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  24. TASKS OF PEACE.

    His Majesty the King has received deputations from the London County Council, from Nonconformist ministers, and from English Presbyterian ministers. Each ...

    Article : 210 words
  25. EFFECTS ON INDUSTRIES.

    There is growing resentment against the strikers among the men and women in Yorkshire who have been thrown out of work. Even the miners are not happy at the turn ...

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  26. TITLES OFFICE COAL.

    With regard to the complaint in a letter signed "Manufacturer," published in "The Argus" on Friday, that coal was being supplied to the Titles Office, as to which ...

    Article : 166 words
  27. BEATTY AND HAIG.

    Vote of thanks to the auxiliary forces are to be moved, on behalf of the Government, in both the House of commons and the House of Lords on Wednesday. ...

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  28. Parliamentary Election.

    The Bothwell division of Lanarkshire is a mining constituency, and the outstanding issue at the by-election just bold was that of the nationalisation of coal mines. Mr. ...

    Article : 253 words
  29. JAPANESE WORKERS.

    Japanese workers in many trades have, under threat of striking secured an increase in wages ranging from 20 to 60 per cent and also a general reduction in hours. ...

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  30. Void Shipping Sale.

    Great Britain has notified Holland that she cannot recognise the sale of two 10,000 ton steamers of the Hamburg-America liners to a Dutch firm by Germans, as these ...

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  31. GAS CONSUMPTION.

    Warnings of the inconvenienees that may be experienced if an honest endeavour be not made to carry out the gas regulations are given by the Coal Board, and an ...

    Article : 380 words
  32. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The public offices certainly ought not to be pampered in the way of allowances of coal for warming. I am writing from an office where a number of girls and ...

    Article : 133 words
  33. LACK OF HOUSES.

    The Ministry of Health is making a survey of all empty houses in London. It is arranging to convert the big houses into flats, providing housing for 100,000 persons ...

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  34. French Birth Rate.

    Messages from Paris report that the decline in the French birth rate continues to excite public discussion. A congress will meet at Nancy in September to consider ...

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  35. GENERAL CABLES.

    Under a "guillotine" resolution, the House of Commons on Thursday voted £460,000,000 in Supply without a discussion. ...

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  36. English Holiday-Makers.

    Record-breaking Bank Holiday crowds are besieging the London railway terminals. Duplicate trains have been run to all the seaside resorts. Aeroplanes ...

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  37. THE LEAGUE COVENANT.

    The Washington correspondent of the "New York Times" telegraphs that Mr. Charles E. Hughes the unsuccessful Republican candidate for the Presidency at ...

    Article : 151 words
  38. AMERICAN FINANCES.

    The United States Treasury department has announced that the revenues for the financial year 1920 will reach a total of 6,500,000,000dol. (£1,300.000,000), which will ...

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  39. RIGHTS FOR WOMEN.

    Following on its rejection of the Women's Emancipation Bill, a private member's bill, which provided that women should not be disqualified by their sex or, by marriage ...

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  40. Afghan Trouble.

    The President of the Afghan Peace Delegation, in reply to the message from Sir Alfred Grant, Foreign Secretary to the Indian Government, laid stress on the fact ...

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  41. NEW WINE COMPANY.

    The Commonwealth Wine Company, recently formed in London, has acquired the output of the Netherby vineyards at Rutherglen (Victoria), owned by Graham ...

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  42. POLICE STRIKE.

    The departure of His Majesty the King from the Covent Garden Opera House on Thursday was the signal for a police strike. The majority of the police were surprised ...

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  43. GERMAN METAL PRODUCTS

    The Rotterdam newspapers announce that an agreement has been made between an important British syndicate and a Dutch company which has for its object the ...

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  44. MORE WARS AHEAD.

    The correspondent of the "New York Sun" at Hanover reports that in an interview Field-Marshal von Hindenburg said that if the proposed trial of the ex-Kaiser ...

    Article : 244 words
  45. MEANING OF SACRAMENT.

    In his sermon at Scots Church yesterday the Rev. Dr. Marshall, from a text contained in St. L[?]ke 19.20, chapter 22, explained the significance of the Sacrament ...

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  46. British War Medal.

    The British war modal will be granted to British and overseas marine workers, including pilots, fishermen, and, the crews of pilot-boats who have been qualified for a ...

    Article : 64 words
  47. ADELAIDE DELEGATES.

    ADELAIDE, Sunday.—The South Australian delegates to the Federal Council of the Seamen's Union (Messrs. T. Kiely and T. O'Neill) returned to Port Adelaide from ...

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  48. MINISTERS LIBELLED.

    The Radical weekly journal, the "Nation," recently asserted that four members of the British Ministry, Mr. Walter Long, Mr. Austen Chamberlain, Sir Anckland Geddes, ...

    Article : 122 words
  49. "Profiteering" Inquiry.

    Colonel G. S. Jackson, D.S.O., the former Northumberland county cricketer, has been appointed chairman of the committee to inquire into "profiteering." The ...

    Article : 36 words
  50. AMERICAN SEAMEN.

    After a strike lasting for three weeks, the American seamen have agreed to a settlement by which they get an eight-hour day, increased pay, and the three-watch ...

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  51. MEMBERS' SALARIES.

    Sir.—"Fiat Justitia" asks a pertinent question when he says, "Cannot we combine, and refuse to pay either State or Federal taxes, and force Parliament to carry out ...

    Article : 123 words
  52. COAL IN QUEENSLAND.

    BRISBANE, Sunday.—The Minister for Railways (Mr. Fihelly) stated on Saturday that if the colliery companies in Queensland would not supply coal to the ...

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  53. Damaged Apples.

    Of the Australian apples brought by the steamer Barainbah 1,243 cases were unfit to deliver at the control price. They have been sold by auction. Some brought from 5/ to ...

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  54. Brewery Profits.

    The profits of the great brewing concern of Arthur Guinness, Son, and Company Limited, of Dublin, were £2,175,000 for the past year, being £885,000 greater ...

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  55. MISSING LAUNCH ARRIVES.

    ROCKHAMPTON, Sunday.—In regard to the motor-boat Maura, which Townsvile reported missing, the owner states that she sheltered in the gale which ...

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  56. Electoral Reform in Italy.

    After a debate which lasted 20 days the Italian Chamber of Deputies has approved of electoral reform and proportional representation. ...

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