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  • MR. CHURCHILL'S REVIEW OF THE WAR. Struggle for Nile Delta. AUSTRALIANS AT TOBRUK. Combating the War at Sea. British Official Wireless and A.A.P. LONDON, May 8.

    The Prime Minister, Mr. Churchill, in reviewing the war at the close of the two-days' debate in the House of Commons yesterday, declared: "We intend to defend to the death, and without thought of retirement, the valuable and highly defensive ... [Article] (2562 words)
  • EMPIRE WAR COUNCIL. DISCUSSION AT OTTAWA. Mr. Menzies's Visit. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. OTTAWA, May 8.

    It is a fair inference that one of the principal reasons for the visit of the Australian Prime Minister, Mr. Menzies, to North America is to discuss with the ... [Article] (671 words)
  • "GIVE US MACHINES." OTTAWA, May 8. (A.A.P.)

    "Give us machines and we will win the war and win it quickly," said Mr. Menzies, in his address to the Canadian Club. "If we are not given machines, ... [Article] (572 words)
  • NAZI TROOPS IN FINLAND. LONDON, April 8. (A.A.P.)

    Three German transports arrived at Turku in Finland on April 27, carrying about 1,500 men, stated the Foreign Secretary. Mr. Eden, in the House of Commons. ... [Article] (141 words)
  • SPEEDY NAVAL BUILDING PROGRAMME.

    The launching of another vessel for the Royal Australian Navy at a New South Wales shipyard yesterday was followed immediately by the laying of the keel for still another ship. In the top picture a keel plate is seen being lowered into position as the completed ship slid down to the water. Lower: Workmen guiding the plate into position on the blocks. ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (66 words)
  • VICHY'S NEW PACT. BORDER OPENING. Concessions to Nazis Probable. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. LONDON, May 8.

    It is officially announced at Vichy that Admiral Darian, the French VicePremier and Foreign Minister, has signed an agreement with Germany for ... [Article] (411 words)
  • FRENCH PROTEST TO SPAIN LONDON, May 8. (A.A.P.)

    It is reported from Vichy that the French Government, acting for the Sultan of Morocco, has strongly protested to Spain against her, occupation of the International ... [Article] (48 words)
  • LIEUTENANT-COLONEL P. C. SPENDER. CANBERRA, Thursday.

    The promotion of Captain P. C. Spendpr to be lieutenant-colonel (temporarily) as from April 26, was announced in the "Commonwealth ... [Article] (147 words)
  • NEW POST OF M. STALIN. SILENT NAZIS. Relations Cooler. FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. LONDON, May 8.

    The Nazi Press, which a few months ago would have hailed M. Stalin's assumption of the office of President of the Council People's Commissars, in ... [Article] (384 words)
  • SIR J. G. FRAZER DEAD. "The Golden Bough." LONDON, May 8. (A.A.P.)

    The death is announced of Sir James George Frazer, O.M., the famous British anthropologist, and of Lady Frazer. Sir James was aged 87. ... [Article] (299 words)
  • A.I.F. CASUALTIES. Victoria and W.A. MELBOURNE, Thursday.

    Seven men are reported missing in A.I.F. casualty lists for Victoria and Western Australia, which were issued to-day by Army Headquarters. ... [Article] (345 words)
  • FEW RECRUITS HELD BACK. Effect of Reserved List. MELBOURNE, Thursday.

    The Man-power Conference's findings refute suggestions that the list of reserved occupations has seriously impeded enlistments in the Services. ... [Article] (140 words)
  • PART OF REPORT COMPLETE.

    The chairman of the man-power committee Mr. E. S. Spooner, M.P., said last night that the committee had forwarded the first section of its interim report to the Acting Prime ... [Article] (38 words)
  • GREENLAND LANDING DENIED BY NAZIS. LONDON, May 8. (A.A.P.)

    Berlin Radio denied American reports that German troops had landed in Greenland. ... [Article] (25 words)
  • GENERAL CABLE NEWS. LATE FINANCE. LONDON, May 8.

    Tin was quoted to-day at £270/15/ a ton, compared with £270/10/ yesterday. Rubber was quoted at 14d a [?]b. Mining quotations were unchanged. ... [Article] (31 words)
  • CHAIN OF DEPOTS FOR CHARCOAL. COMMONWEALTH PLAN Producer Gas Drive. MELBOURNE, Thursday.

    The Minister for Supply, Senator McBride, said to-day that the Government was planning the establishment of charcoal depots for producer gas ... [Article] (140 words)
  • 2,000 MILES POSSIBLE ONLY FOR "BABIES." MR. GREGORY ON RATION.

    Of the seven sections of private cars in class 2 under the new petrol rationing plan which will operate from June 1, only one—"baby" cars up to 8 h.p. ... [Article] (126 words)
  • R.A.A.F. SPITFIRE SQUADRON. Formation in England. CANBERRA, Thursday.

    An Australian Spitfire squadron is being established in Britain. The necessaiy ground maintenance staff will be sent from Australia to make up ... [Article] (193 words)
  • MR. ALEX HAY DEAD.

    The death has occurred of Mr. Alex Hay, of Coolangatta, Berry, who was a Country Party member of the House of Representatives about 20 years ago. He was an authority ... [Article] (257 words)
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  • YOUNGER MEN ENLISTING. Average Age Under 27. MORE BACHELORS.

    A drop in the average age of A.I.F. recruits at the Martin Place depot was announced yesterday. For some time after the opening of the ... [Article] (208 words)
  • YOUTH'S "PLAIN DUTY." SIR DONALD CAMERON'S APPEAL.

    Sir Donald Cameron, chairman of the R.A.A.F. recruiting committee in New South Wales, speaking in Martin Place yesterday, said, in a message to the ... [Article] (209 words)
  • PRISONER FOR 24 HOURS. Captain Muir's Adventure.

    Captain Peter Muir, officer commanding the American Ambulance Field Service in the Middle East, believes that the United States will virtualls or in fact have entered the war ... [Article] (329 words)
  • MRS. M. FIELDING-JONES FINED.

    Mrs. Margaret Fielding-Jones, of Point Piper, was fined 10/ with 8/ costs, or 48 hours' imprisonment with light labour, by Mr. Bliss, S.M., in the Traffic Court yesterday, for what ... [Article] (82 words)
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