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  3. BIG GAINS BY RUSSIANS ON DON FRONT

    LONDON, December 20.—The new Russian offensive on the middle Don front is still driving forward. This was stated in a special Moscow announcement late today. Another 15 to 20 miles were gained today. The Russians ...

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  4. Air Force Is Worrying Rommel; Supplies Are Beins Rushed To Tunisia

    LONDON, December 21.—With the Eighth Army steadily pushing on into Tripolitania—our advanced units, are now one-third of the way towards Tripoli—great convoys are rushing supplies forward in Tunisia for the big offensive that is imminent. ...

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  5. Jap Leader Killed In Buna

    BY Our Own Correspondent Somewhere in Australia.— The first indication that the Allies are using tanks in the ...

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  6. Fighter Ace Praises Allied Planes

    SYDNEY.—Japanese Zero planes are "not in the race" with the Allied fighter planes now available. This was stated yesterday by Australian ...

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  7. HITLER'S TALK WITH ITALIANS

    LONDON, December 20.—Hitler has conferred for two days with the Italian Foreign Minister (Count Ciano) and the Italian Chief of Staff ...

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  8. Strategical Position Of N.Z. Improves

    AUCKLAND (N.Z.).—The General Officer Commanding the New Zealand Forces (Lieut.-Gen. Puttick) today declared that the strategical position ...

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  9. ANTHEM DISPUTE; DEATH OF SOLDIER

    Quebec, December 20.—One soldier was killed when an argument between Canadian soldiers as to whether "God Save the King" or "Canada" ...

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  10. THIEVES FAIL IN SAFE STEALING PLAN

    ADELAIDE.—A bold attempt to carry away a safe weighing one and a half tons from the Commercial Bank at Semaphore was made by ...

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  11. ANOTHER RUSH AT POST OFFICE

    Postal officials at Central Post Office experienced another busy day today, when there was an exceptionally heavy demand at the stamp ...

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  12. British Push In Burma

    LONDON, December 20.—British penetration of western Burma is continuing, but contact has hot yet been made with the enemy. ...

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  13. YOUTHS DROWNED

    MELBOURNE.—While skylarking in a rowing boat near a swimming pool in the Yarra yesterday two youths fell overboard and were ...

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  14. STRIKE THREAT BY STATE RAIL MEN

    SYDNEY.—A threat of a one-day strike to discuss holiday issues was made at a mass meeting of the Lithgow Railwaymen yesterday. It was ...

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  15. GOVT. ACTION TO GET FERTILISERS

    CANBERRA. — The Commerce Minister (Mr. Scully) announced today that the Federal Government is arranging to import 20,000 tons of ...

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  16. INQUIRY INTO THE DISMISSAL OF CLERKS

    SYDNEY,—The Director of Personnel for the Allied Works Council (Lt. Packer) said yesterday that the original suspension of four clerks by ...

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  17. LUCKY ESCAPE IN 60ft. QUARRY FALL

    AUCKLAND (N.Z.).—Falling 60ft. in a sheer drop from a quarry face at a South Island quarry a workman, G. Robb; landed on his feet. His only ...

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  18. SERIOUS GRASS FIRES

    ADELAIDE.—Many lives were endangered, houses threatened, and hundreds of pounds worth of damage was caused to grazing land and fences ...

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  19. EMPLOYMENT OF WOMEN IN MUNITIONS

    SYDNEY.—The N.S.W. Director of Manpower (Mr. Bellemore) said today that the majority of the 3000 women registered for service, can be ...

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  20. SUGAR RATIONING

    SYDNEY.—The ninth sugar rationing period begins today. The ration of 21b. per head is uncnanged. Although the reading did not reach ...

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  21. LANG CELEBRATES 66th BIRTHDAY

    SYDNEY.—Mr. J. T. Lang, former Premier, today celebrated his 66th birthday. He has been 29 years in Parliaments. ...

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  22. LITHGOW COLLIERY IDLE

    SYDNEY.—Only one colliery was idle in N.S.W. today as a resuit of a dispute. It was the Lithgow Valley mine employing 100 men and ...

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  23. LEGLESS PILOT

    LONDON, December 20.—PilotOfficer G. S. Hodginson, 22, who lost both legs while flying with the Fleet Air Arm three years ago, has ...

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  24. TEST CRICKETER REPORTED MISSING

    ADELAIDE.—Flying-Officer Charlie Walker, Test cricketer, is missing in air operations over Germany on the night of December 15-16. This ...

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  25. Grave Warning By Minister Far Army

    MELBOURNE.—Although the Japanese had been checked in their southward drive, and had suffered considerable losses, the indications were that they would undoubtedly come back at the Allies in strength in the South-West ...

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  26. HANDED LIVE BOMB

    BRISBANE.—A taxi driver handed a live Mills bomb to a fare saying: "I think this belongs to you. I found it in the back of my cab." ...

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  27. AMERICAN PLANES HIT AT JAPANESE

    WASHINGTON, December 20.—A Navy communique states that Douglas Dauntless dive bombers, with a Grumman Wildcat escort, yesterday ...

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  28. HEAVY BOMBING OF GERMAN AREAS

    LONDON, December 20.—Escorted by 300 British fighters, a large force of American Flying Fortresses and Liberators attacked Romilly sur Seine ...

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  29. JOCKEY SUSPENDED

    MELBOURNE. — T. McKenzie, rider of Cimserie, was found guilty of causing the interference which brought down King Silvius and Lady ...

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  30. DUKE OF HAMILTON'S ACTION FOR LIBEL

    NEW YORK, December 20.—The Duke of Hamilton has filed a £30,000 libel suit here against writer Pierre Van Passen charging that van ...

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