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  2. THE PERTH CUP

    The Perth Cup, the chief handicap event of the local racing calendar, will be run today when the third day's racing of the W.A.T.C. annual carnival will be held. Yodvara has excellent form to his credit and is favourite, and he and Gay Price are easily the most ...

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  3. MR. ROOSEVELT'S SPEECH.

    LONDON, Dec. 31.—President Roosevelt's broadcast speech to the United States on Sunday evening has been warmly welcomed in official circles in ...

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  4. RAIDERS' VICTIMS.

    CANBERRA, Dec. 31.—Victims of enemy raiders, 496 persons who had been landed on the small Pacific island of Emirau, have been rescued by an ...

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  5. GREEK ADVANCE.

    LONDON, Dec. 31.—Dispatches from Hungaria and Bulgaria yesterday reported further important Greek successes on the Albanian fronts. Supporting these ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  6. LONDON UNDAUNTED

    Many of the City of London's most historic buildings were destroyed or damaged by the savage German air raid on Sunday night. The ancient Guildhall was gutted and six famous churches were set on fire, but St. Paul's Cathedral was once again saved by heroic ...

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  7. LIBYAN CAMPAIGN.

    LONDON, Dec. 31.—It was authoritatively stated yesterday that there was no reason to think that lack of food and water would force the Italians in Bardia ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  8. WHITE HOUSE PLEASED

    NEW YORK, Dec. 30.—The White House announced today that President Roosevelt was tremendously pleased by the reception accorded to his speech, ...

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  9. FINAL DISCUSSIONS.

    Gay Prince touched 4 to 1 yesterday in the betting on the Perth Cup. Last night, however, 5 to 1 was again on offer and if that quote is to be obtained on ...

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  10. WEATHER INTERVENES

    LONDON, Dec. 3.—There was only very slight enemy air activity over England during daylight yesterday. In the morning a raider dropped incendiary ...

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  11. LONDONERS' COURAGE.

    LONDON, Dec. 3l.—"New courage was born in the hearts of Londoners on Sunday night," states a member of the Australian Associated Press who is a tenant ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  12. AIR LOSS COMPARISON.

    LONDON, Dec. 31.—During the fortnight ended December 28, 108 enemy planes were destroyed for the loss of 23 British aircraft. In that fortnight no ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  13. BOTANIC TRIED ON THE BEACH.

    C. J. O'Hara is the younger member of a racing family that has had notable success on the turf—he is a nephew of Mr. J. P. O'Hara, who won the Perth Cup ...

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  14. SILENCE IN BERLIN.

    LONDON, Dec. 31.—From Berlin it is reported through neutral channels that official German quarters are silent on the subject of Mr. Roosevelt's speech. In ...

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  15. WHAT OWNERS THINK.

    The best-known of all the owners of the Cup candidates because of his association with the champion, Eurythmic, also second Wind, Honneur, Pure Blend ...

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  16. NIGHT BOMBERS.

    OTTAWA Dec. 30.—Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding formerly Commander-in-Chief of the Fighter Command Royal Air Force is on his way to Washington ...

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  17. MR. P. A. CONNOLLY'S SELECTION

    One veteran owner whose selection is always in demand on Cup day is Mr. P. A. Connolly. The owner of seven winners of the Perth Cup, Mr. Connolly has ...

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  18. TOKIO REACTION.

    TOKIO, Dec. 31.—The vernacular newspapers give a prominent position to President Roosevelt's speech. A typical headline is that in the "Nichi Nichi ...

    Article : 164 words
  19. VALOUR IN THE AIR.

    LONDON, Dec. 30.—A bag of at least 18 enemy aircraft destroyed, and "outstanding leadership, courage and skill" contribute towards the award to ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  20. FIRST RACE AT 1 P.M.

    The first race at headquarters today—the Australind Hurdles—will start at 1 p.m., and there will then be an interval of an hour before the running of ...

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  21. GERMANS IN ALBANIA.

    LONDON, Dec. 30.—A message from Struga (Yugoslavia) says that unconfirmed reports originating from an Albanian source state that one complete ...

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  22. MR. HUGHES'S SATISFACTION.

    CANBERRA, Dec. 31.—The Minister for the Navy (Mr. Hughes) said today:—"We heard President Roosevelt's speech with great satisfaction, which is certainly more ...

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  23. FREE ADMISSION FOR SERVICES.

    Members of the naval, military and air forces in uniform will be admitted free of charge to the enclosure and leger at the Perth course today. Passing ...

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  24. A WEEK'S LOSSES.

    LONDON, Dec. 31.—The latest weekly statement issued regarding British shipping losses show that they are well below average. The Admiralty has ...

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  25. TRAIN TIMES.

    Trains will leave the central station for the course today at 11.30 a.m. and at frequent intervals up to 12.35 p.m. also at 1 p.m. and 1.22 p.m. Trains will ...

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  26. TURKISH COMMENT.

    ISTANBUL, Dec. 30.—The leading Istanbul newspaper, "Cumhuriyet," commenting on Mr. Roosevelt's speech, says:—"It is the turning-point in the war. ...

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  27. UNEASY BALKANS.

    BELGRADE, Dec. 30.—Travellers who have crossed the Rumanian frontier say that the Germans are digging trenches and preparing fortified lines in Rumania, ...

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  28. NEW NAZI TACTICS.

    LONDON, Dec. 31.—The showering of incendiary bombs on London on Sunday evening represents a new German tactic. It is being asked whether it means that ...

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  29. SAUCEPANS THAT FLY.

    LONDON, Dec. 30.—More than half the aluminium which thousands of householders gave towards war production has been turned into the manufacture of ...

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  30. GERMAN CLAIMS.

    LONDON, Dec. 31.—A German High Command communique issued yesterday afternoon claimed that on Saturday bombers attacked Plymouth, causing ...

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  31. ON THE TRACKS.

    The Cup favourite, Yodvara (Banks) looked well as he stretched out nicely for a mile at three-quarter pace on the inner grass track at headquarters ...

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  32. THE WAR AGAINST SUBMARINES.

    OTTAWA, Dec. 30.—Contracts have been let for the construction of 20 new type anti-submarine vessels to be known as "Fairmile" patrol boats. They will be ...

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  33. CRITICISM OF PRESIDENT.

    BASLE, Dec. 30.—A report received from Berlin by the "Basler Nachrichten" says that the Press has called off the campaign against President Roosevelt's ...

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  34. SUSPECTED JAPANESE BASE.

    BOGOTA (Colombia), Dec. 30.—The Buenaventura correspondent of the newspaper "El Liberal" states that the Colombian warship Junin has ...

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  35. ANOTHER £13,000 FOR PLANES.

    LONDON, Dec. 30.—A further contribution of £8,000 from the Federated Malay States War Fund, and £5,000 from the Lord Provost of Aberdeen Fighter ...

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  36. BERLIN AND SOFIA.

    BASLE, Dec. 30.—According to the "Basler Nachrichten," important diplomatic activity is proceeding between Berlin and Sofia. ...

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  37. TRAFFIC ARRANGEMENTS.

    The Chief of the Police Traffic Branch (Inspector S. Campbell) said yesterday that every effort would be taken to ensure road safety in ...

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