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  • PRIME MINISTER VISITS LAUNCESTON

    The Prime Minister (Mr. Chifley) arrived in Launceston yesterday afternoon to attend the annual dinner of the 50,000 League at the Metropole last night. Upper: At the dinner, Mr. Chifley was photographed with the Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Madden) on the left, the secretary of the 50,000 League (Mr. H. V. Sellers) standing and the president of the league (Mr. W. Gellie), on the right. ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (144 words)
  • MAY FLY EMIGRANTS TO AUSTRALIA

    THE HAGUE (A.A.P.).— The Australian Minister for Immigration (Mr. Calwell) has received an offer from a San Francisco firm for the supply of 10 Douglas DC4 planes to transport 1000 emigrants a month from Britain to Australia. ... [Article] (426 words)
  • DIGEST OF THE HEADERS GOODS AND LABOUR [?]oint

    THE shortage of consumer goods is put down to shortage of labour, but the business statistics review ... [Article] (136 words)
  • GIRL'S LONG SLEEP ENDED

    MELBOURNE.—The condition of Miss Rita Argall, who has been in a 'sleep coma" for about six months was reported to be normal ... [Article] (87 words)
  • Britain Boosts Exports: Big Advance on 1938 Figure

    LONDON (A.A.P.).—Value of Britain's export during June was nearly £54 millions higher than the average monthly figure for 1938. THIS was announced yesterday by the Lord President of the ... [Article] (306 words)
  • LATER DATE PROBABLE FOR U.S. PEACE PARLEY May Follow Talks in Canberra

    WASHINGTON (A.A.P.)—It is expected that the proposed date of the San Francisco conference on the Japanese peace treaty—August 19—Will be changed ... [Article] (459 words)
  • ATTEMPTS TO SINK SALVAGE VESSEL?

    LONDON (A.A.P.).—Attempts were made to scuttle the American freighter, American Farmer, while a British ship was trying to salvage her in mid-Atlantic last year, it was alleged in the Admiralty Court yesterday. ... [Article] (347 words)
  • May Drop Charges Against Lady Mountbatten

    WASHINGTON (A.A.P.). — Mr. Thomas Carney, attorney for Lady Iris Mountbatten. yesterday paid £58/15/-, covering the ... [Article] (92 words)
  • PHILIP MAY BE DUKE OF EDINBURGH

    LONDON (A.A.P.)—Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten is to be made Duke of Edinburgh and given the style of Royal Highness ... [Article] (68 words)
  • WASTE OF TALLOWS

    MELBOURNE.— Large quantities of tallow which could be sold to Britain or other countries is urgent ... [Article] (126 words)
  • FIVE DIE IN SEA DISASTER

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (A.A P.).—Five Navy men were killed and 17 were injured when the Canadian destroyer Micmac and a 10,000 ... [Article] (63 words)
  • American Ships for Turkey

    WASHINGTON (A.A.P.) — The Secretary for State Mr. Marshall'. announced yesterday that steps were being taken to transfer' 19. ... [Article] (60 words)
  • CHARGES AND DENIALS ON WAR WIDOWS

    MELBOURNE.— The Minister for Repatriation (Mr. Barnard) could not deny that he had made the remarks she had alleged about war widows, the. president of the War Widows' Craft Guild (Mrs. G. A. Vasey) said ... [Article] (358 words)
  • INVADERS ON DEFENSIVE

    ATHENS (A.A.P.). —It is reported that the guerrillas in north-western Greece have been split and are retreating towards the hills near the Albanian order. ... [Article] (363 words)
  • CHAMPION AS CADDIE

    Mrs. L. Bowditch Tasmanian woman golf champion, had her husband, the Tasmanian open champion, to act as caddie in the women's golf championships in Melbourne. On Wednesday, Mrs. Bowditch in her quarter-final defeated Miss B. Kernot, former Australian ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (62 words)
  • PRINTERS OUT ON STRIKE

    SYDNEY—The Sydney "Sun," an afternoon newspaper, was not published yesterday after the first edition because of a strike by ... [Article] (112 words)
  • TWO SUICIDE IN SYDNEY

    SYDNEY—Two men met violent deaths in Sydney yesterday. One man had torn a blanket in to strips and hanged himself in ... [Article] (86 words)
  • Police Annoyed Over "Mugs"

    SYDNEY—The decision of the Sydney magistrate that "'mug" was insufficiently offensive for a prosecution was criticised yesterday ... [Article] (89 words)
  • TERRIER DISLIKED AIR TRAVEL

    MELBOURNE—A Scotch terrier which' arrived by air from Hobart yesterday, en route to Sydney. escaped at Essendon aerodrome when ... [Article] (95 words)
  • KING'S CUP FOR THE TAMAR? Request by Mayor

    The Mayor (Aid. Oldham) is to make an official appeal to the Tasmanian Rowing Council to stage the 1948 King's Cup on the Tamar as a result of an approach by city" organisations yesterday. The Premier (Mr. ... [Article] (1084 words)
  • RECORD CROSSING

    SYDNEY—A record Tasman crossing from Sydney to Auckland in 5 hours 17 minutes was made yesterday by a T.A.A. Skymaster. ... [Article] (37 words)

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