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  2. COAL SHORTAGE.

    Owners of woodburning stoves and kero sine cookers will have occasion once more to congratulte themselves on the possession of such household treasures. They ...

    Article : 589 words
  3. THE SHIPPING STRIKE.

    The deadlock in regard to the shipping strike continues. The Institute of Marine Engineers is preparing for a prolonged struggle. It has decided to issue strike ...

    Article : 108 words
  4. BRITISH CABINET.

    It is understood that the resignation of Mr. G. N. Barnes (labour, Minister without portfolio) is actually in the hands of the Prime Minister. Mr. Barnes is apparently not content ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 352 words
  5. THOUGHTS FOR THINKERS.

    A question worthy of investigation is— 'Are we putting our lands to their best uses —are there no other products than those now grown that can be cultivated ...

    Article : 1,927 words
  6. WORLD'S SHIPBUILDING.

    Lloyd's Register says the total output of the world's merchant shipbuilding in [?] was 7,144,000 tons, or an increase of £1,697,000 tons compared with 1918, and ...

    Article : 156 words
  7. EDWARD GIBBON WAKEFIELD.

    The public mind is now too broad—and too charitable also, one ventures to hope—and history too far advanced, for malicious gibes about what has been called ...

    Article : 1,387 words
  8. EAST-WEST RAILWAY.

    In the making of the East-West Railway with the authority of the Minister for [?]lome and Territories (Mr. Glynn), officers in charge of various sections of the work ...

    Article : 503 words
  9. INFLUENZA AGAIN.

    The Public Health Service has announced that influenza is prevalent in more than 20 States, and has appeared in several others. More than 1,000 new cases are being ...

    Article : 73 words
  10. THE PEACE.

    Viscount Bryce, who was formerly British Ambassador in Washington, has contributed an article to the Anglo—American supplement of The Manchester ...

    Article : 305 words
  11. MILD EPIDEMIC IN NEW ZEALAND.

    The chief medical officer suggests that all public and private schools throughout the Auckland, Wellington, and Taranaki districts should remain closed, owing to the ...

    Article : 36 words
  12. SHIPOWNERS' OFFER BEING CONSIDERED.

    The negotiations for a fresh ballot in connection with the marine engineers' strike are delayed, pending the receipt of a reply from the Federal council of the ...

    Article : 90 words
  13. SILK STOCKINGS A CAUSE.

    Silk stockings were condemned by a Paris doctor whose opinions are Quoted in the Paris paper Bon Soir on November 30. He said that one—half of the cases of ...

    Article : 90 words
  14. INTERSTATE CRICKET.

    The play on the fourth day of the interstate match between Victoria and New South Wales was again interrupted by rain to-day. A delay of an hour occurred before ...

    Article : 604 words
  15. BARRIER POLICE RAID.

    The Police Court was occupied most of to-day in connection with the hearing of the charge against the four men—Innes, James, Campbell, and Flannagan—and two ...

    Article : 476 words
  16. GIFT DESTROYERS.

    The Australian High Commissioner (Mr. Fisher) to-day made a tour of inspection of the destroyers Tattoo, Tasmania, Stalwart, and Success, which the Imperial ...

    Article : 480 words
  17. AMERICAN'S STILL ARGUING.

    The Democratic members of the conference on the creaty accuse the Republicans of bad faith on the ground that they entered the peace negotiations on the ...

    Article : 56 words
  18. AMERICA AND ARMENIA.

    In is understood that the American State Department has not yet definitely decided to recognise Armenia, but that it will probably do so if a stable Armenian ...

    Article : 36 words
  19. ADMIRAL SIMS ATTACKED.

    Mr. James F. Byrnes (Democrat, South Carolina) in the washington House of Representatives to-day hunched a bitter attack against the American Naval ...

    Article : 176 words
  20. CUSTOMS FRAUDS.

    At the Central Police Court to-day two clerks, John Watson Brown (45) and Leslie Sydney Wood (30), were charged with having conspired together to defraud the ...

    Article : 221 words
  21. SITUATION AT PIRIE.

    The situation locally is daily becoming more acute owing to the coal shortage. The Town Clerk has received a communication from Rp. Poynton stating that the steamer ...

    Article : 178 words
  22. QUEENSLAND SENATE POLL.

    The returning officer (Mr. Aliers) declared the result of the Senate poll at the Treasury Buildings, Queen street, yesterday. A great crowd assembled. ...

    Article : 447 words
  23. NEW ZEALAND TOPICS.

    The shortage of sugar is causing considerable difficulty in New Zealand. Several confectionery manufacturers had to close down. ...

    Article : 68 words
  24. A.I.F. AND NEW SOUTH WALES.

    The following will represent New South Wales against the A.I.F. cricket team on Saturday. Trenery will replace Norman in the present team.—H. Carter (captain). ...

    Article : 50 words
  25. SPORTING CABLES.

    The President of the United States National Lawn Tennis Association (Mr. George Adee) has stated that he disapproves of the proposed changes in the ...

    Article : 62 words
  26. TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP.

    By defeating E. O. Pockley in the final to-day, Lieut-Col. A. R. F. Kingscote became the holder of the Australasian singles lawn tennis championship, and the winner ...

    Article : 390 words
  27. CHINA AND JAPAN.

    The Pekin correspondent of The New fork Times says.—It is reported that the Chinese Cabinet lias derided to decline to negotiate with Japan on the retrocession ...

    Article : 70 words
  28. ARBITRATION.

    The speaking to the minutes of the judgement in the arbitration between the Line Inspectors' Association and the Public Service Commissioner was continued and ...

    Article : 54 words
  29. REEVE V. WELLS FIGHT.

    A huge crowd at the Canterbury Hall watched the Reeve—Bombardier Wells patch. Wells settled down quickly to business, and his opponent had to ...

    Article : 68 words
  30. GENERAL CABLES.

    The liner Powhattan, which was in difficulties in the Atlantic, has reached Halifax, Nova Scotia, and has been docked for overhaul. The members of the crew are safe. ...

    Article : 40 words
  31. MARNE VICTORY MEMORIAL.

    The United States Government is offering to present to France a colossal statue to commemorate the allied victory or the Marne. The memorial, which it is ...

    Article : 54 words
  32. CONTROL OF HOPS.

    The Board of Agriculture has proposed that the hopgrowers should establish a voluntary control of the industry for 10 years as an alternative to the proposed ...

    Article : 43 words
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