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  2. ACHIEVEMENTS OF SCIENCE

    Three scientific achievements were announced from three American universities to-night. The first was announced by the physics ...

    Article : 537 words
  3. HOMES ENDANGERED BY BUSH FIRES FRANKSTON AND COBDEN

    Bush fires endangered houses in the Frankston and Cobden districts yesterday. Only the strenuous efforts of flre-fighters, who were hampered ...

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  4. PLANES COLLIDE IN AIR FOUR PERSONS KILLED BY FALLEN MACHINE

    Two single-seater military aeroplanes met in collision 4,000ft. above the city to-day, but both pilots jumped to safety with parachutes. One machine fell on to the ...

    Article : 258 words
  5. POPE URGES PEACE

    Certain members of the Fascist Grand Council, especially Marshal de Bono, are reported to be urging the need for a speedy compromise with respect to Abyssinia. ...

    Article : 159 words
  6. POISON GAS EXPORTS TO ITALY

    Continuing his evidence to-day before the Royal commission which is investigating the manufacture of arms and munitions, the chairman of Imperial ...

    Article : 246 words
  7. KING GEORGE MEMORIAL

    To give expression to the feelings of personal loyalty and respect entertained by the people of Victoria toward King George V. it was decided by the newly appointed appeal committee yesterday that the memorial erected by public subscription should be ...

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  8. FIGHT TO LAND SHARK

    SYDNEY, Friday.—Although not officially weighed, a tiger shark caught, by Mr. Eric Roberts, of Maroubra Bay road, Maroubra, is believed to be the largest ...

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  9. ITALIAN ARMY

    A message from Rome states that the Italian Prime Minister (Signor Mussolint) addressed to-day 92 generals who hold Italian commands. This event is ...

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  10. DUM-DUM BULLETS

    A message from Geneva states that the Secretariat of the League of Nations has received a long Note from the British Government regarding Italian allegations ...

    Article : 246 words
  11. Parachute-jumping in Russia

    It is officially stated that 1,000,000 people in Russia have passed tests in antiaircraft and chemical defence, that 900,000 have qualified as sharpshooters, and that ...

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  12. KING'S AEROPLANES Will Be Used by His Three Brothers

    Although no immediate change is contemplated with respect to the King's two private aeroplanes, it is understood that they will in future be used by his three ...

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  13. DEFENCE CHANGES

    Important changes in the personnel of the Defence Department will take place at the end of this year and next year, when several leading officiais will retire. ...

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  14. EFFORTS TO SAVE HOUSES

    COBDEN, Friday.—Four houses at Timboon were threatened by bush fire to-day and were saved only by the efforts of fire fighters, in any of whom had to leave ...

    Article : 231 words
  15. SOCIAL CREDIT PLAN FOR ALBERTA

    Economic reconstruction with the establishment of a Social Credit plan, the revision of taxation, and a regime of rigid economy in Government expenditure were ...

    Article : 97 words
  16. Dredging Alexandria Harbour

    The Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs (Viscount Cranbofne) was asked in the House of Commons to-day about proposals for the dredging of Alexandria ...

    Article : 124 words
  17. STATE OWNERSHIP

    The Washington correspondent of the "Herald-Tribune" says that Government ownership of the armament industry in the United States, especially in the naval ...

    Article : 165 words
  18. KING GEORGE'S KINDNESS

    An illustration of the sympathetic kindness that the late King George always showed towards anyone in trouble was his distress that Mr. Ramsay MacDonald did ...

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  19. APPEAL TO PUBLIC

    Although there were no further develop ments yesterday In the search for the three bandits who were involved In the shooting of James Edward Serlven In the hold-up ...

    Article : 517 words
  20. £100,000 IN WAGES LOST BY SEAMEN

    It is feared by Trades Hall leaders that the conference of Federal unions, which will meet at the Trades Hall on Monday, will be unable to devise ways and ...

    Article : 277 words
  21. COMMUNISTS DEFEATED IN CHINA

    The Peiping correspondent of "The Times" says that when the fall of Kweiyang (Kweichow Province) seemed imminent Kweichow troops, with the timely ...

    Article : 77 words
  22. BRIEF GENERAL STRIKE ENDS IN ILLINOIS

    Following the decision of the Association of Commerce at Pekin (Illinois) to open places of business in resistance to the unions, Mr. Kinsella, the chief leader of ...

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  23. 900 Acres of Grass Destroyed

    MANSFIELD, Friday.—About 800 acres of grass were destroyed to-day when a fire broke out on Mr. J. A. Bostock's property about five miles from the town. The ...

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  24. CAR ACCIDENTS CAUSE TWO DEATHS Three Other Men Injured

    SYDNEY, Friday. — One man died from injuries and three others were injured when a motor-car overturned yesterday on the Wyalong road, near Temora. Details ...

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  25. Germany Fortifying Island

    Feverish military activity is in progress on the German Island of Sylt, according to the newspaper "Politiken," which says that an enormous concrete aerodrome has ...

    Article : 93 words
  26. MOVEMENTS OF TROOPS

    Ominous movements of troops are reported from Outer Mongolia towards which Japanese forces of Manchoukuo arc advancing. Chinese reports from Pelping ...

    Article : 108 words
  27. NEGOTIATED ARMISTICE

    The death occurred to-day at the age of 73 years of Dr. Wilhelm Solf, who as German Foreign Minister transacted the armistic negotiations. ...

    Article : 107 words
  28. AGRICULTURAL WORKERS

    In the House of Commons this afternoon the Minister for Labour (Mr. Brown) moved the second reading of the Ministry's bill to extend unemployment insurance to ...

    Article : 170 words
  29. Sir Oswald Mosley Sues Union Secretary

    Sir Oswald Mosley, Bart., leader of the former British Fascist Union, sued in the King's Bench Division John Marchbank, secretary of the National Union of ...

    Article : 127 words
  30. OLYMPIC GAMES

    Rain, which has fallen for 30 hours, continued for the opening ceremony at the Olympic Games to-day. Nevertheless a crowd of 75,000 enthusiastically ...

    Article : 144 words
  31. Motor-oycle and Car Collide

    When a motor-car and a motor-cycle came into collision at the corner of Victoria parade and Wellington street, Collingwood, last evening two persons were ...

    Article : 75 words
  32. UNIONISTS RETURN

    SYDNEY, Friday. — Four ships, including two passenger liners, were manned with licensed seamen during the week. Many of the men engaged were unionists, who, ...

    Article : 141 words
  33. EXAMINATION URGED BEFORE MARRIAGE

    To prevent marriages that are likely to produce hereditarily diseased children, to improve the prospects of marriage, and to remove baseless anxieties, the Eugenics ...

    Article : 90 words
  34. CRICKETERS ON ZAMBEZI

    Crcodiles and hippopotami rose to the surface of the River Zambezi mid stared at the Australians when the cricketers viewed the upper reaches of the river ...

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  35. Man Dies From Injuries

    Edward Jenkins, aged 75 years, of Errol street, Footscray, died in the Royal Melbourne Hospital last evening from injuries received when he was knocked down by ...

    Article : 126 words
  36. Lester Stoefen Marries American Film Actress

    Lester Stocfen, the former American Davis Cup tennis player, who is now a professional, was married to-day to Miss Ruth Moody, the film actress. The best man ...

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  37. DEADLOCK IN GREECE MAY BE SOLVED

    The Athens correspondent of the "Daily Mail" says that King George of Greece has obtained the Government's approval of a new law which gives him sole ...

    Article : 155 words
  38. POWERS OF CORONERS

    Drastic curtailment of coroners' powers, especially with a view to preventing inquests from becoming trials. Is urged by a departmental committee which ...

    Article : 133 words
  39. Price of Gold

    Gold is quoted in London at £7/0/7½ an ounce fine, compared with £7/0/11 yesterday. Adding exchange and allowing for realisation charges, the price is equal ...

    Article : 67 words
  40. No Airmail Until Sunday

    The deputy director of Posts and Telegraphs (Mr. R. Lawson) advises that the England-Singapore-Australia airmail has been delayed and will not arrive in ...

    Article : 96 words
  41. POLICE ACT TO CHECK ILLEGAL BETTING

    BRISBANE, Friday.—As a deterrent to illegal betting the Queensland police are making application for the disconnection of telephones from all premises in respect ...

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  42. Flight to Cape Town

    Flight-Lieutenant T. Rose, who left Lympne (Kent) at 12.25 a.m. to-day in an attempt to break the record for the flight from England to Cape Town, landed at ...

    Article : 45 words
  43. Canadian Parliament Opened

    Government ownership of the Bank of Canada, provision for a greater measure of Government authority over the Canadian National Railways, the appointment of a ...

    Article : 69 words
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  45. Cool Change Expected

    Relief from the oppressive heat of yesterday may be expected soon. Officials of the Weather Bureau said last night that a cool change, extending from the ...

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  46. London Stock Exchange

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