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  2. PERSONAL.

    Mr. Wallace C. Wurth, the Director-General of Manpower, accompanied by his assistant, Mr H. A. Blande, arrived in Perth on ...

    Article : 364 words
  3. ENEMY ALIENS.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—Full Cabinet yesterday approved the formation of a Labour Corps of enemy aliens in Western Australia to be ...

    Article : 139 words
  4. SOCIAL SECURITY.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—Federal Cabinet yesterday approved its social security plan estimated to cost about £25,000,000 and at the forthcoming ...

    Article : 134 words
  5. PAPUAN CAMPAIGN.

    "It is 4 months since I last had an opportunity of talking to you all about the position in New Guinea," said General Sir Thomas Blarney, ...

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  6. DIRECT TAXATION

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—New direct taxation measures approved by a pre-sessional meeting of the Labour Caucus next Tuesday week, it is ...

    Article : 460 words
  7. MANPOWER POSITION.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—Australia faces a manpower position of the utmost gravity, the Prime Minister (Mr Curtin) said after a meeting ...

    Article : 911 words
  8. The West Australian.

    One thing that war in the Pacific must have impressed with startling clarity upon all sections of Australian opinion is the need for haste ...

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  9. Advertising

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  10. NEWS AND NOTES.

    Sugar coupon No 11 will become available today. The ration remains unchanged at 2lb per head fort- nightly. ...

    Article : 510 words
  11. POWERS BILL.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—The Commonwealth Government may initiate a judicial inquiry to probe the origin of the opposition in Victoria ...

    Article : 154 words
  12. BRITISH EMPIRE.

    NEW YORK, Jan 16.—Sir Norman Angell, in a letter to the New York 'Times," expresses the opinion that too many people are pleading for ...

    Article : 241 words
  13. LLOYD GEORGE.

    LONDON, Jan 17.—Mr David Lloyd George, Britain's Prime Minister in the last war, celebrated his 80th birthday yesterday and ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  14. QUEENSLAND OPPOSITION.

    BRISBANE, Jan 17.—The political director of the Country National Organisation (Mr E Larking) said last night that opposition to the ...

    Article : 109 words
  15. LAND WORK.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—Yesterday Cabinet approved of the action taken by the Minister for Labour (Mr Ward) to organise the Women's Land ...

    Article : 247 words
  16. SOLDIERS' COMPLAINTS.

    LONDON, Jan 16.—The War Office has instituted an innovation into the Army's attitude towards soldiers' problems. ...

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  17. LOCOMOTIVE MEN.

    LONDON, Jan 17.—The executive of the Locomotive Men's Union has notified the Minister of Labour (Mr Ernest Bevin) that a dispute exists ...

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  18. ORDNANCE REPAIRS

    LONDON, Jan 16.—A correspondent who visited the largest ordnance repair depot in Britain, now taken over by the United States ...

    Article : 247 words
  19. RECONSTRUCTION.

    MELBOURNE, Jan 17.—Dr Herbert C. Coombs, who has been appointed Director-General of Post-war Reconstruction, told ...

    Article : 261 words
  20. SUPPLY COUNCIL.

    LONDON, Jan 16.—Sir William Rootes, chairman of the supply council of the Ministry of Supply, has resigned, according to Press ...

    Article : 105 words
  21. SUBSIDY SCHEME.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—Subsidies on the production of some of the goods taken into account in determining the cost of living for wage ...

    Article : 143 words
  22. TRADES UNIONS.

    LONDON, Jan 16.—British TUC officials welcome the Australian Prime Minister's (Mr Curtin) announcement that the Commonwealth ...

    Article : 170 words
  23. WAR PRISONERS.

    LONDON, Jan 17.—The International Led Cross advises that the in the prisoners of war camps in Hong Kong is ...

    Article : 148 words
  24. FAMOUS SURGEON.

    LONDON, Jan 17.—Sir William Arbuthnot Lane, described as Britain's Grand Old Man of Surgery, died today, aged 86. Six years ago ...

    Article : 112 words
  25. IRA MEMBERS.

    LONDON, Jan 7.—Probably the greatest manhunt ever seen in Belfast followed the escape of 4 members of the Irish Republican Army. ...

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  26. "MALTA-BASED."

    LONDON, Jan 17.—Though Malta has always been regarded as a key naval base, its importance as an air base is only today being fully ...

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  27. REPATRIATION BILL.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—Recommendations of the All-Party Committee on Repatriation will be closely followed in the Repatriation Bill which ...

    Article : 170 words
  28. NAZI MANPOWER.

    LONDON, Jan 17.—A Stockholm report says that the Nazi Labour leader (Dr Ley) in an article in the paper "Der Angriff" states: "Every ...

    Article : 109 words
  29. DENMARK FARM SCHOOL.

    The following students have been granted scholarships to the Denmark, Farm School:—John Brown (Salmon Gums), William Booth ...

    Article : 212 words
  30. WARTIME REGULATIONS.

    SYDNEY, Jan 17.—The Government did not enact regulations for any ulterior motive but solely for war purposes, the Attorney-General ...

    Article : 216 words
  31. DIRECTOR-GENERAL.

    The Director-General of Manpower (Mr Wallace C. Wurth), who arrived in Perth on Saturday on his first official visit to this State, said ...

    Article : 389 words
  32. AIR TRAINING PLANS.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—A cable received by the Canadian High Commissioner (Mr Justice Davis) from Canada at the week-end stated ...

    Article : 115 words
  33. PLANE CRASH.

    MELBOURNE, Jan 17.—Two employees of the Commonwealth Air- craft Corporation were killed and an RAAF officer was injured when ...

    Article : 103 words
  34. AIR OPERATIONS.

    LONDON, Jan 17.—The King has approved the Conspicuous Gallantry Medal as an award to airmen for gallantry in air operations against ...

    Article : 105 words
  35. WAR PRODUCTION.

    LONDON, Jan 16.—According to the "Daily Herald" the Government is taking over another big aircraft factory. The Minister for Aircraft ...

    Article : 35 words
  36. CLOTHING COUPONS.

    MELBOURNE, Jan 17.—Some traders did not understand the operation of the clothing coupon voucher system, the Rationing ...

    Article : 166 words
  37. CANADIANS IN UK.

    LONDON, Jan 15.—Another contingent of Canadian troops has arrived at a British port after an uneventful crossing of the Atlantic. ...

    Article : 80 words
  38. MAIL TIMETABLES.

    CLOSING TIMES.—Closing times here-under are for the Perth GPO. Registered articles must be posted 1 hour before ordinary letters but not earlier than ...

    Article : 255 words
  39. SHIPYARD STRIKE.

    BRISBANE, Jan 17.—It is expected that the Minister for Labour (Mr Ward) will be approached to call a conference of parties ...

    Article : 115 words
  40. WARTIME BRIDES.

    MELBOURNE, Jan 17.—No special allowance can be made to prospective brides by the Rationing Commission, it was officially stated ...

    Article : 113 words
  41. LORD GORT INJURED.

    LONDON, Jan 17.—The Governor and C-in-C of Malta (Lord Gort) is undergoing treatment in London for burns received when a petrol depot at ...

    Article : 102 words
  42. SPANISH FASCISTS.

    MADRID, Jan 17.—Senor Jose Arrese, Secretary-General of the Falangist (Fascist) Party and other Falangist officials have left for ...

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  43. NSW COLLIERY IDLE.

    SYDNEY, Jan 17.—The Millfield miners' lodge met today to discuss a dispute which kept the mine idle for 4 days last week. It concerns the ...

    Article : 64 words
  44. AIR MAIL RESTRICTIONS.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—The Postmaster-General (Senator Ashley) announced yesterday that in future only ordinary letters weighing under ...

    Article : 91 words
  45. MADAME CHIANG KAI-SHEK.

    NEW YORK, Jan 16.—Madame Chiang Kai-shek has had her wisdom teeth removed and is being treated for sinus trouble in a New ...

    Article : 72 words
  46. POULTRY FEED PRICE.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—In June, 1942, War Cabinet approved of a reduction of 6d a bushel on poultry feed. Full Cabinet yesterday ...

    Article : 69 words
  47. REPORT ON ABSENTEEISM.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—The Prime Minister (Mr Curtin) said after yesterday's Cabinet meeting that the report by the Minister for Labour ...

    Article : 59 words
  48. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.

    CANBERRA, Jan 17.—Full Cabinet will hold its next meeting on January 26 in Canberra. The Labour Caucus will meet on the afternoon ...

    Article : 53 words
  49. USA NAVAL RETIREMENT.

    WASHINGTON, Jan 16.—The Navy Department announced today the retirement of Vice-Admiral Russel Wilson, Deputy ...

    Article : 33 words
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