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  2. WOOL PURCHASE BY BRITAIN

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—The Prime Minister (Mr. Menzies) said to-night that the Commonwealth Government had practically ...

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  3. THREE PERSONS KILLED

    Three persons—two women in Melbourne, and a cyclist at Mildura—were killed in road accidents at the week-end. ...

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  4. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK-END SPORT

    MELBOURNE WINS 1939 LEAGUE PENNANT—An anxious moment for Collingwood when Hocking, hemmed in by Melbourne players, was pushed aside by Rodda (Melbourne) during play on the Collingwood back line in the League grand final on Saturday. Nearly 80,000 people attended the match. (From left) Regan (Collingwood) Ball (Melbourne), Boggott (Melbourne), Williams (Collingwood) Hocking (Collingwood) Rodda (Melbourne), ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  5. DEMOCRACIES IN DANGER

    If dcmocracies as we know them are to survive, they must achieve enough strength, through some form of federation, to prevent their ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  6. PUBLIC FAVOURS OLD BRIDGES

    Statistics for 1939 issued by the traffic control police on Saturday indicate that the public still favours the old bridges as outlets ...

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  7. AUSTRALIAN TO COMMAND

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—Rear-Admiral John Gregory Crace, R.N., who was born near Canberra, but who left Australia for England ...

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  8. STOLEN CAR IN CRASH

    Fears that two of their companions would bleed to death caused two men to stop a stolen cal when it had travelled half a ...

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  9. TEXTILE AWARD

    Because of the refusal of the Arbitration Court to hear most of the claims of the Textile Workers Union for variations of the textile ...

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  10. BEALIBA MAN MISSING

    BEALIBA, Sunday.—Relatives of Acting Wing-Commander Ivan McLeod Cameron have received a cable message from the British ...

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  11. MANY REFUGEES ARRIVE

    Intelligence and immigration officials had a formidable task yesterday Sorting out the nationalities and antecedents of 130 foreign ...

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  12. STATE HOUSES TO RESUME

    After an adjournment of nearly a month the session of the State Parliament will be resumed to-morrow afternoon. It is expected that ...

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  13. KEPT ABOARD IN PORTS

    Because she was travelling on a German passport, Mrs. D. Elisher, who has arrived in Melbourne, was not allowed to land in British or ...

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  14. WOMAN SPRINTER KILLED

    AUCKLAND (N.Z.), Sunday.—The New Zealand champion woman sprinter, Miss Doreen Lumley, aged 18, and her twin sister Bernice, were killed, and two young ...

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  15. FOUR BOYS AND A GUITAR

    Several years ago four negro boys were expected to perform at a little entertainment in America. They were expected to play a quartet on ...

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  16. WOMAN SHOT BY SENTRY

    The condition of Mrs. Elsa Pickworth, aged 30 years, who was wounded by a sentry near an internment camp, improved ...

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  17. WIFE'S BUSY LIFE

    Interested in all educational projects, especially those concerned with vocational guidance, as well as in social service work of all kinds, Mrs. R. A. Millikan, who ...

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  18. BOY TRAPPED ON CLIFF

    SYDNEY, Sunday.For nearly two hours this afternoon Peter Jones, aged 15 years, of Bondi, who had been birdnesting, was trapped on a ledge of rock ...

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  19. DRUG BUREAU

    CANBERRA, Sunday.—The proposal for a Federal drug bureau mentioned in the annual report of the New South Wales Police Department is being ...

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  20. MOTOR-CYCLIST DIES

    Horace Carter, aged 25 years, of Bridges street, Glen Iris, who was injured when his motor-cycle came into collision with a motor-car at the corner of Lansell and ...

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  21. CAR OVERTURNS

    When the car in which she was travelling overturned twice on the Ballarat road, about a mile past Deer Park, yesterday, Mrs. Ruth Johnson, aged 54 years, ...

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  22. LUNCHEON WITH THE DUCHESS

    Luncheon with the Duke and Duchess of Kent at their London home was one of the highlights of Mrs. J. D. Lavarack's brief visit to England, from which ...

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  23. Obituary

    The funeral was held yesterday of Mr. Solomon Hyams, aged 69 years, who died on Friday evening at his home in Queen's road, South Melbourne. Mr. Hyams, a ...

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  24. MALONGA ESTATE

    A very successful auction sale was held on Saturday afternoon of the Malonga Estate, Kooyong and Dandenong roads, East St. Kilda. Even of the 14 blocks ...

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  25. Cup Story WINNINGS WELL SPENT

    Australia proved a land of milk and honey for one lonely immigrant in Sheet Anchor's year. G.M.D., of Kew, wins 5/ for this story of beginner's luck and ...

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  26. THREE INJURED

    Three persons were injured when a motor-cycle outfit on which they were travelling from Warburton to Melbourne skidded in loose gravel and overturned at ...

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  27. RELEASE AFTER DELAY

    Having been held up because of an objection by the Air Ministry, release of Aldwych Productions' first film. "An Englishmen's Home," which cost ...

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  28. SUPPLIES OF GORNSACKS

    ADELAIDE, Sunday.—The Minister for Commerce (Senator McLeay) said to-day that several inquiries had been received regarding supplies of cornsacks. The ...

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  29. SKILLED LABOUR FOR DEFENCE

    Full co-operation had been offered by the Education Department in the Commonwealth's defence programme, the Chief ...

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  30. MR. B. E. JOHNSON

    Mr. Benjamin Easter Johnson, of Bay View street, Northcote, who died on Saturday, was a member of the Northcote Council for 27 years and had been Mayor ...

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  31. SHOWER OF GLASS

    Four persons in a car which crashed into a stationary car in Warrigal road, Oakleigh, early yesterday morning after the steering gear had failed were showered ...

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  32. MODEL AEROPLANES

    A model plane completed two loops before it crashed in a competition held by the Victorian Model Flying Association at Laverton yesterday morning. This ...

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  33. SHOPS ENTERED

    Thieves who broke into shops in Carlton and Camberwell at the week-end stole articles valued at more than £50. The back door of the jeweller's shop ...

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  34. AIRMAIL CHANGES

    Alterations in airmail closing times as a result of changes in flying schedules were announced on Saturday by the Deputy Director of Posts and Telegraphs ...

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  35. LAW NOTICES—(This Day)

    STATE FULL COURT.—In the Banco Court. —At 12—Motions—Kewish v. Bitcon, Downie v. Clarkson. FIRST CIVIL COURT.—Before Mr. Justice ...

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  36. DR. GERTRUDE HALLEY

    Dr. Gertrude Halley, first medical inspector of the South Australian Education Department, who was largely responsible for establishing the present ...

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  37. WOMAN KILLED

    HOBART, Sunday.—Mrs. Cyril Mallinson, aged 32 years, of Gould's Country, North-Eastern Tasmania, was killed about six miles from St. Helen's, on the Tasman ...

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  38. SKATER'S LEG BROKEN

    When he fell while skating at a roller-skating rink at Princes Bridge on Saturday night, Ronald Edmiston, aged 16 years, of Cranwell avenue, North Essendon, ...

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  39. EXPLOSION UNDER TRAM

    Passengers in a Hawthorn-bound tram in Wellington parade, East Melbourne were alarmed about 8 o'clock last night by a loud explosion under the car. N[?] ...

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  40. KILLED IN COLLISION

    SYDNEY, Sunday. — In a collision between a motor-cycle and sidecar and a car on the Hume Highway, near Bendooley, Berrima, on Friday night, Richard Joseph ...

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  41. ITALIANS COURTEOUS

    People in Italy were considerate and extremely courteous to visitors, said Mrs. A. Burnett, who has returned to Melbourne after having spent 18 months abroad. ...

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  42. THEATRE EMPLOYEES

    When the interstate conference of the Theatrical Employees' Union meets at the Melbourne Trades Hall to-day it will consider what action should be taken ...

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  43. LITHGOW BEER STRIKE

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—The intensity of the strike of Lithgow miners against the increased beer prices was evident yesterday morning. Most hotels did poor bu[?] ...

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  44. PATIENTS DEATH

    BRISBANE, Sunday.—Charles Henry Harris, 90, a patient at Goodna Mental Hospital, died at the institution on September 20 after he had been severely ...

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  45. ATTACKED BY BULL

    BUNYIP, Sunday.—Severe injuries were suffered yesterday by William Pearson when he was attacked by a bull on a farm at Lomgwarry North. He was taken ...

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  46. FELL OVER CLIFF

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—The body of Abraham Willis, aged 52 years, of North Curl Curl, who had been missing from his home since Friday, was found at the ...

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  47. FRACTURED CHEEK BONE

    After a disturbance in Bourke street, city, early yesterday morning, James Kelly, aged 31 years, of Drummond street. Carlton, was admitted to the Royal ...

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