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  • MUSSOLINI WORKING FOR Poland Increases Standing Forces MORE "INCIDENTS"

    LONDON, August 20.—"The European situation to-day is similar to that of last Autumn, except that Great Britain and France are prepared for any eventuality." This is an authoritative summary of the situation at the ... [Article] (1188 words)

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  • PEACE DRIVE IN EUROPE Hitler Left In No Doubt

    MELBOURNE, Sunday.—"I am in a position to give an assurance that highly skilled diplomats of Britain and France and indeed of ... [Article] (327 words)
  • KING'S NEPHEWS "ERRED" Defence Secret In Village Paper

    LONDON, August 20.—The King's nephews, Viscount Lascelles and his brother. Gerald, producers of the Harewood News, which is noted in ... [Article] (136 words)
  • Surf Season Opens

    COOLANGATTA, Sunday.—The surfing season was opened unofficially at Coolangatta to-day, which was the hottest day experienced here since last ... [Article] (58 words)
  • Southport Schoolboy's 2000' Mile Tour for 18'

    SOUTHPORT, Sunday.—By obtaining lifts in transport lorries, motor trucks, and cars, Graham McKinney 17, of Surfers' Paradise, made a ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (443 words)
  • LEG SEVERED BY TRAIN Woman, 73, at Glasshouse

    Mrs. Annie Benham, 73, a widow, of Ingham, had her right leg severed by the wheels of the Townsville mail train at ... [Article] (294 words)
  • After The Exhibition

    TONS of rubbish—that is what remains of the 1939 Exhibition. To-day the work of shifting it will ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (77 words)

    SYDNEY, Sunday.—Mr. Jack Crawford, wife of the Australian Davis cup player, sailed unexpectedly in the Monterey on Friday for ... [Article] (204 words)
  • ROBBED WHILE THEY SLEPT £200 Haul On Train

    MELBOURNE, Sunday.—Nearly £200 in money and sold was stolen from passengers on the Adelaide-Melbourne while they early on ... [Article] (308 words)
  • JEWS "FLIGHT" TAX Germany Gains £8,500,000

    BERLIN, August 20.—Germany re­ceived £8,500,000 in the "flight tax from Jews who left the country during the three months ended June 30. This ... [Article] (47 words)
  • BLOCKADING HONG KONG Japan Checking China's Supplies

    LONDON, August 20.—The Japanese military spokesman at Canton announced to-day that Japan intended to blockade ... [Article] (137 words)
  • TIENTSIN FLOODS Japanese Barricade Marooned

    LONDON, August 20.—The British Municipality at Tientsin has proclaimed a state of flood emergency as from 6 a.m. to-morrow. ... [Article] (156 words)
  • Six Nurses For Children In Duke's Party

    LONDON, August 20.—A happy in-formal party will go to Australia with the Duke and Duchess of Kent Many members of the staff are their close ... [Article] (186 words)

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  • 2 STORIES ON SHOW R.N.A. Plans For 1941

    FOR the 1941 Exhibition the second floor of the new Industrial Pavilion, opened at the Show grounds this year, will be ... [Article] (524 words)
  • Weismuller Marries Twice In Ddy

    NEW YORK, August 19.— Johnny Weissmuller, the champion swimmer and film Tarzan, was married twice, at Garfield (New ... [Article] (93 words)
  • Engine Crashes Through Burning Bridge

    ROCKHAMPTON, Sunday.—The engine of a train composed of empty stock waggons broke through a bridge four miles west ... [Article] (105 words)
  • DEATHS OF TWO SPORTSMEN Mr. J. R. Figgis; Mr. L. Mossop

    Two Brisbane sportsmen died yes­terday—Mr. J. R, Figgis, a leading yachting enthusiast, and Mr. Len Mossop, a keen cricketer. ... [Article] (135 words)
  • Bombers For Singapore

    SINGAPORE, August 20.—The third unit of the Blenheim bombers to re­inforce the Singapore air base arrived last evening. ... [Article] (58 words)
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