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  • MONEY FOR BRITAIN TO PURCHASE WAR EQUIPMENT Collection In Australia Prohibited CANBERRA, June 5.

    The collection in Australia of money for donation to the British Government to enable it to purchase aircraft and other war equipment will be prohibited ... [Article] (421 words)
  • FIVE ENEMY PLANES DESTROYED Operations By R.A.F, and South African Fighters LONDON, June 4.

    An Italian three-engined aeroplane was shot down by-British fighters into the sea off Malta. The crew were last seen on the wing of the plane. ... [Article] (174 words)
  • STERN FIGHTING BY ITALIANS IN DEVARECH AREA CAIRO, June 4.

    A general headquarters' communique states that Devarech, in Abyssinia, is the centre of stern fighting. It was retaken twice by the Italian ... [Article] (206 words)
  • NEW SULFA DRUG TREATMENT FOR PNEUMONIA CLEVELAND (Ohio), June 4.

    Dr Dale Stahle, at the American Medical Association's convention, said that the annual deaths in the United States from pneumonia should fall from ... [Article] (80 words)
  • GERMAN INFILTRATION INTO SYRIA CONTINUES More French Desertions LONDON, June 5.

    Reports of German infiltration into Syria continue to come in. French aircraft were seen from the Turkish coast flying from Rhodes to Syria. It ... [Article] (1191 words)
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    COLONEL BURROWS examines a German tank captured by his unit. The tank was put out of action by rif[?]e fire while reconnoitring the outer defences of Tobruk. (Department of Information photo.) ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (32 words)
  • More Than 60 U.S. Ships To Be Handed To Britain Disposal Of Foreign Vessels WASHINGTON, June 4.

    The Maritime Commission has ordered 14 Atlantic and Gulf coastal shipping operators to make available to Britain 50 per cent of their tonnage. This, it is ... [Article] (244 words)
  • AUSTRALIAN POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION MELBOURNE, June 5.

    The best brains of the nation have been coopted by the Government in planning for post-war reconstruction and experts in various fields are ... [Article] (164 words)
  • APPEAL FOR DOCTORS MELBOURNE, June 5.

    The Prime Minister (Mr Menzies) tonight appeal to recently graduated resident medical officers who intended to volunteer for service to do so as ... [Article] (45 words)
  • BRIDGE OVER McCONNELL RIVER BRISBANE, June 5.

    The main road authorisations today include the construction of a bridge ever the O'Connell River on the northern highway between Mackay and Bowen, ... [Article] (34 words)
  • BLOWFLY STRIKE IN SHEEP Experiments at Gilruth Station MELBOURNE, June 5.

    Further experiments at the research station of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research at Gilruth Plains, Queensland, have confirmed the ... [Article] (289 words)
  • CIVILIANS IN WAR RECORDING OF DEATHS BY ENEMY ACTION LONDON, June 4.

    The Imperial War Graves Commission is appointing an advisory committee for recording the deaths of civilians killed by enemy acton. Already ... [Article] (102 words)
  • Pipeline and Oilfields In Iraq Reported to Be Intact LONDON, June 4.

    It is learned in London that the Iraqi authorities in Kirkuk, whence the pipeline runs to Haifa, seem to be carrying out instructions from the new ... [Article] (309 words)
  • WON ON FOUL SYDNEY, June 5.

    Tod Morgan, 9.12½, Australian lightweight champion, won on a foul against Dick Patrick, 9.13½, who previously was undefeated, in the fifth round of a 12 ... [Article] (107 words)
  • AMERICA TOLD OF SERIOUS POSITION Ambassador Urges Aid At Once WASHINGTON, June 4.

    The Secretary of State (Mr Cordell Hull) told a Press conference today that the outlook from the standpoint of the Allies was serious. ... [Article] (675 words)
  • CANADIAN VICTORY LOAN OTTAWA, June 4.

    The victory loan passed the 10,000,000 dollar mark. Imperial Oil bought 5,000,000 dollars' worth, the largest single purchase so far. ... [Article] (27 words)
  • PREVENT DAMAGE IN U.S. FACTORIES

    WASHINGTON, June 4. The War. Department today created a new inspection service designed to protect plants and Government ... [Article] (37 words)
  • POLISH BRIGADE IN MIDDLE EAST LONDON, June 4.

    The Polish correspondent of "The Times" states that General Sikorski, in a speech to the Polish National Council, revealed that a Polish brigade in ... [Article] (86 words)
  • INDOOR SHELTERS SAFE LONDON, June 4.

    The new indoor shelter, caliea the "Morrison shelter," successfully passed a gruelling test during the raid on the Merseyside. A bomb scored a direct hit ... [Article] (91 words)
  • TRADE UNION MOVEMENT PLEDGED TO WHOLEHEARTED SUPPORT OF WAR EFFORT Defeat For Advocates Of "Democratic Peace" And Militant Unionists MELBOURNE, June 5.

    By 123 votes to 71 the all-Australian Trade Union Congress today reaffirmed its war policy, pledging the trade union movement to wholehearted support of the war effort. This decision was a defeat for advocates of a "democratic peace" and the militant unionists who attempted to upset ... [Article] (317 words)
  • HUSBAND WITH WOUNDS IN THROAT AND ARM WIFE SUFFERING FROM HEAD INJURIES MARYBOROUGH, June 5.

    William Lewis, 66, of Walker Street, was admitted to hospital this afternoon with incised razor wounds in his throat and on his arm, and his wife, Alice ... [Article] (108 words)
  • GUARD ITALLAN PRISONERS OF WAR YOUNG MEN MAY HELP TO MAKE UP QUOTAS MELBOURNE, June 5.

    A number of young men between 18 and 20 attached to the anti-aircraft and coastal defence batteries who have been called up for the duration of the ... [Article] (133 words)
  • Crete Women Who Helped Will Be Shot? LONDON, June 4.

    No further official statement has been issued regarding the British casualties in Crete, but the Berlin radio claims that 8000 British and 4000 Greek ... [Article] (140 words)
  • AIRLINER REPORTED LOST LONDON, June 4.

    A civil airliner, piloted by an Australian, W. D. Anderson, D.F.C, and; carrying six passengers, is reported lost between the Scilly Isles and Penzance. ... [Article] (59 words)
  • BIG BEN STOPPED BY HAMMER LONDON, June 4.

    Big Ben stopped at 10.13 last night, but a Nazi bomb was not responsible. This morning a workman's hammer was found jammed in the works and ... [Article] (61 words)
  • KING RECEIVES AIR MARSHAL LONGMORE LONDON, June 4.

    The Australian air officer, Air Marshal Sir Arthur Longmore was received at Buckingham Palace today. Mis Majesty conferred on Sir Arthur the Order of ... [Article] (109 words)
  • EXPRESS VIEWS ON REVERSES TO BRITAIN All Parliamentary Parties Agreed MELBOURNE, June 5.

    The Prime Minister (Mr Menzies) said today after a meeting of the Advisory War Council that he would emphasise again to the British ... [Article] (546 words)
  • TWENTY-FOUR PELLET WOUNDS TWO DETECTIVES IN BACH CASE BRISBANE, June 5.

    At the resumed hearing of the charges of attempting to kill against Frank [?]ach, jun., Dr Colin Wark said that Detective Madsen had 17 pellet wounds ... [Article] (315 words)
  • Enemy Convoy In Mediterranean Bombed Explosion Destroyed Ship And Plane LONDON, June 4.

    Details of a highly successful attack on an enemy convoy in the Mediterranean are given in a Royal Air Force communique from the Middle East. ... [Article] (653 words)
  • AUSTRALIAN POST-WAR RECONSTRUCTION Plans Designed to Augment, Not Hamper War Effort MELBOURNE, June 5.

    Plans for post-war construction which are being formulated by the Commonwealth and States in collaboration will be so designed as to augment and not ... [Article] (244 words)

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