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  • R.A.C.T. Picnic for Children

    Two chartered trams conveyed between 80 and 90 children, their teachers, and a few of the mothers to Mowbray racecourse yesterday afternoon ...
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  • STEADY RUSSIAN PROGRESS TOWARDS SMOLENSK: DONETZ CROSSINGS HELD LONDON, Wednesday.

    LONDON, Wednesday—The Russians have driven to with. in about 30 miles of Smolensk, the great German base west of Moscow. Violent fighting continues on the other fronts. THE LATEST progress towards ... [Article] (873 words)
  • Tokio Again Warns of Air Raids

    NEW YORK, Tuesday.—The Office of War Information reports that Tokio broadcasts continue to warn the people to expect air raids aid also of the ... [Article] (73 words)
  • PITH OF THE LEADERS Preference

    THE principle of preference of employment for returned service personnel, though it may have to be adopted as one form ... [Article] (167 words)
  • AXIS CLOSES GAP IN MARETH LINE Strong Counters

    LONDON. Wednesday—In the Mareth area of southern Tunisia, where the Eighth Army had smashed a gap in the enemy defences, Rommel's forces have ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (608 words)
  • Mass for Cardinal Hinsley

    LONDON, Tuesday.—A message from the Pope was read yesterday morning at the celebration of Solemn Requiem Mass for Cardinal Hinsley at ... [Article] (111 words)
  • CHINESE HITTING BACK AT JAPS. IN HUPEH PROVINCE

    CHUNGKING, Tuesday.—The latest Chinese communique says that the Chinese have recovered most of the heights round Hwajung (Hupeh Province), and are now attacking the Japanese inside the city. ... [Article] (199 words)
  • New Defence Line in Gabes Gap

    STOCKHOLM, Wednesday.—A Wilhelmstrasse military spokesman hinted to-day that Rommel has withdrawn from ... [Article] (89 words)
  • Wide Strafing Raids on Nazi Communications

    LONDON, Wednesday.—R.A.F. bombers made intruder attacks on communications in N.W. Germany and occupied territory on the Atlantic coast last night. THE BOMBERS ranged as for afield ... [Article] (255 words)
  • CUNARD CAPTAIN MISSING "The Examiner" Special Service

    LONDON, Tuesday.—Captain H. C. Birnie, who, as a Cunard Line staff captain made hundreds of Atlantic crossings in the famous ships ... [Article] (71 words)
  • LA GUARDIA TO GOVERN TUNISIA?

    NEW YORK Tuesday.—A high Congressional source told the "New York Times" to-day that Mayor LaGuardia ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (72 words)
  • U.S. AIRMEN FIGHTING IN CHINA

    American fighter pilots run for their planes on an aerodrome somewhere in China to beat off another Japanese attack. Sharks' mount are painted underneath the engines of the planes to taunt the Japanese, who are popularly believed to have a special fear of sharks. ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (50 words)
  • PREFERENCE ISSUE: GOVT. DEFEATED

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—After a bitter debate in the committee stages of the Repatriation Bill in the Senate to-night, the Government suffered defeat on the preference for soldiers ... [Article] (480 words)
  • SENSATIONAL STEEL CO SCANDAL: U.S. DEFENCE WORK TESTS FAKED

    WASHINGTON, Tuesday.—Senator Truman, chairman of the Senate Special Committee investigating the national defence programme, has released statements by employees of the Carnegie Illinois Steel Co. disclosing that the tensile strengths and chemical analyses of steel plates had been faked on output going to the Navy, the Maritime Commission and to lend-lease. ... [Article] (546 words)
  • RAID ON COAST OF NORWAY

    LONDON, Wednesday.—Oslo radio says that on Monday night a group of saboteurs landed on the Norwegian west coast ... [Article] (80 words)
  • Ceiling Prices for Women's Clothes

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—Ceiling prices for women's and girls' outer wear will operate from April 12 under a prices order gazetted to-night. ... [Article] (78 words)
  • Pacific Calm Before Storm

    WASHINGTON, Tuesday.—Although the Pacific area was very quiet at the moment, it was probably the calm before ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (132 words)
  • JAP. AIR ARMADA HAMMERED Raid on Rabaul Fields

    Somewhere in Australia, Wednesday.—The largest concentrations of enemy planes yet seen on Rabaul aerodromes, numbering more than 250 aircraft, were given a severe hammering by ... [Article] (619 words)
  • MR. CURTIN OFFENDED

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—A unanimous vote of confidence in the leadership of the Prime Minister (Mr. Curtn) was passed to-day after a ... [Article] (216 words)
  • Aleutians Storm Predicted WASHINGTON, Tuesday.

    WASHINGTON, Tuesday.—Latest raids on Kiska, in the Aleutians, yesterday, bring the total number of attacks this ... [Article] (108 words)
  • LEADERSHIP OF U.A.P. CANBERRA, Wednesday.

    CANBERRA, Wednesday.—The question of Mr. Hughes' leadership of the U.A.P. may be raised at a meeting of the party to be held to-morrow, but it ... [Article] (46 words)

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