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  2. OUR CANBERRA LETTER.

    CANBERRA, Dec. 16.—Measured by wordage and hours of sitting, the last week of the first session of the Sixteenth Parliament holds the record for 40 years. ...

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  3. Advertising

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    Advertising : 218 words
  4. DISPUTE IN SHOPS.

    The shop Assistants' Union failed yesterday to make any headway in the industrial dispute between shop assistants and their employers. In consequence, ...

    Article : 431 words
  5. WARTIME FINANCE.

    "When people say that the Government is carrying out a deflationary policy. I ask them to look at the facts; we are carrying out a policy which is ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 830 words
  6. RAIDER OFF NAURU.

    MELBOURNE. Dec. 16.—The Minister for the Navy (Mr. Hughes) announced tonight that there was some evidence that a second ship had been attacked by ...

    Article : 203 words
  7. A DAY'S WORK.

    LONDON, Dec. 15.—Pilot-Officer H. M. Stephen, D.F.C. and bar, is the first officer in Britain's home defence forces to win the D.S.O. in the field. This ...

    Article : 694 words
  8. ALLIES' WAR AIMS.

    LONDON, Dec. 16.—Although many thoughtful people are writing to the newspapers suggesting that our enemies. particularly the Italians, should be given ...

    Article : 983 words
  9. POLISH PILOTS' FEATS.

    LONDON, Dec. 15.—Four pilots of the Polish fighter squadron attached to the Royal Air Force which played such an important part in the defence of ...

    Article : 180 words
  10. GERMAN FREIGHTER'S FATE.

    LONDON, Dec. 16.—A British warship has captured the Klaus Schoke (5,848 tons), a modem German freighter, in the Atlantic, and has landed eight ...

    Article : 99 words
  11. LOSS OF THE HOLMWOOD.

    AUCKLAND, Dec. 16.—The Prime Minister (Mr. Fraser) announced today that the first tangible evidence of the loss of the steamer Holmwood (546 tons) ...

    Article : 104 words
  12. WELFARE OF EVACUEES.

    LONDON, Dec. 15.—The Minister of Health (Mr. Malcolm MacDonald), in a broadcast today, praised householders in reception areas for the way in which ...

    Article : 179 words
  13. GERMANS CLAIM THE ORARI.

    NEW YORK, Dec. 15.—The listening post of the National Broadcasting Company heard the Berlin radio announce that the British freighter Orari (10,926 ...

    Article : 71 words
  14. NORWEGIAN SHIPPING.

    STOCKHOLM, Dec. 15.—The Oslo correspondent of the "Dagens Nyheter" says that it is the intention of Germany and Italy, if they capture Norwegian ships ...

    Article : 137 words
  15. SCIENCE'S CONTRIBUTION.

    LONDON, Dec. 15.—The part science Is playing in the war effort has been described in a broadcast address by Mr. W. L. Bragg (Cavendish Professor of ...

    Article : 202 words
  16. EMPLOYERS' ATTITUDE.

    "There can be no possible suggestion that the employers have In any way Impeded settlement in this dispute," said the secretary of the Employers' ...

    Article : 684 words
  17. U.S. REARMAMENT LAG.

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 15.—President Roosevelt Is expected to inject fresh energy into the rearmament programme, which the defence chiefs admit is ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 170 words
  18. COMMUNISTS IN BRITAIN.

    LONDON, Dec. 15.—The Communists who attempted to cause a disturbance at the meeting in Edinburgh yesterday when the Minister of Labour (Mr. ...

    Article : 231 words
  19. "A NEW DEMOCRACY."

    LONDON, Dec. 16.—The first organised move to discuss with the British people the idea of an aggressive democracy after the war is seen in a ...

    Article : 397 words
  20. ARMY IN EGYPT.

    ALEXANDRIA, Dec. 14.—The possibilities of the present battle have been greatly increased by road building, the dumping of stores, improvement to water ...

    Article : 241 words
  21. DOLLAR SECURITIES

    LONDON, Dec. 15.—The Treasury has announced that in continuation of the policy already in operation, a further group of American dollar securities has ...

    Article : 138 words
  22. U.S. AID FOR BRITAIN.

    WASHINGTON, Dec. 16.—The chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives (Mr. Sol Bloom). has told the committee that ...

    Article : 143 words
  23. RUMANIAN OILFIELDS.

    LONDON, Dec. 16.—The German radio asserted today:—"The British have carried out new acts of sabotage on the Rumanian oilfields. The railway from ...

    Article : 100 words
  24. NORWAY'S RESISTANCE.

    LONDON. Dec. 16.—The Stockholm correspondent of "The Times" says that supporters of Major Quisling, the Norwegian traitor,. are having a most ...

    Article : 94 words
  25. SOUTHERN DOBRUJA.

    LONDON, Dec. 14.—The Rumanian Government has protested to Bulgaria against the threatened expulsion of 1.000 Rumanians from the Southern Dobruja, ...

    Article : 61 words
  26. DUCHESS OF WINDSOR.

    MIAMI (Florida), Dec. 15.—The Duchess of Windsor, who underwent a major dental operation last week, suffered a relapse today and was ordered ...

    Article : 53 words
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