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  2. TEA PRICE NOW DOWN 2d.

    CANBERRA, Friday.—A drop of 2d. per lb. in the wholesale and retail prices of tea took effect throughout Australia from today. ...

    Article : 184 words
  3. "FIGHT FOR MALAYA IS VITAL"

    In one of the bluntest speeches yet made by an Australian, Mr. Beasley, Supply Minister, yesterday warned Britain of the dire consequences to ...

    Article : 484 words
  4. MALAYA AND NEI MUST BE DEFENDED

    "Within the last 2 days the leading Australian newspapers have pressed for action to provide greater Allied air, land, and naval ...

    Article : 678 words
  5. HARBOUR AT KIETA. BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND,

    in the northern So[?]mon Group, where a Japanese landing has been made, Kieta is the centre of administration of the islands, which farmerly belonged to Germany and were included in Australia' s mandated ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  6. STIRRING U S PLEA FOR AUSTRALIA

    "We cannot let Australia fall, just as we cannot let the British Empire fall," writes George Sokolsky. New York Sun columnist, in a stirring ...

    Article : 409 words
  7. SECOND SOUTHWARD THRUST

    There is apparently increasing contact in the east coast area, with the possibility of the Japanese developing a second thrust toward Singapore. Maj.-Gen. Bennett snld that an ...

    Article : 323 words
  8. DAILY DIGEST

    You may look for peace about 1943.... Mussolini will bo "bumped off" in 3 or 4 months' time... Hitler will crack up about next May. So ...

    Article : 577 words
  9. WARFARE BEHIND THE ENEMY

    While the main body of the AIF has been in action against the Japanese in fairly solid bodies, patrol jobs have kept some of their ...

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  10. AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS IN RABAUL

    setting off for on outing on the island of New Britain before entry of Japan into the war.. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  11. NO HOLIDAY HALT IN WAR WORK

    War Cabinet has decided that all factories, mines, dockyards, and workshops on defence work or munitions production, must work on, the ...

    Article : 249 words
  12. SEND PLANES TO THE PACIFIC

    Writing in the Evening Standard, under the heading "Send Them Planes by Air," Maj. Oliver Stewart, says: ...

    Article : 421 words
  13. DEADLOCK IN INDUSTRIAL COUNCIL

    SYDNEY, Friday.—The industrial relations council, which was formed to advise Federal Government on conversion of the nation to ...

    Article : 522 words
  14. AN AUSTRALIAN APPEAL TO BRITAIN

    Mr. Richard Windeyer, KC, of Sydney, in a letter to Daily Mail, [?]ays that hitherto Australia's burning sense of Empire unity has proved ...

    Article : 205 words
  15. U S A's HUGE ARMAMENTS PRODUCTION

    Production of Army war planes in USA has been stepped up to a point where, with Britain's output, it will soon exceed the output of the Axis. ...

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  16. MILITARY DRIVER CRITICISED BY CORONER

    In giving his finding that the death of Lenin Pope, 20, of Fishermen's Bend military camp, was caused through misadventure when ...

    Article : 188 words
  17. EMPLOYMENT OFFICE OPEN

    In order to meet the convenience of employers in regard to provision of labour for employment in establishments engaged on war ...

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  18. 800 LEAVE RABAUL BY AIRCRAFT

    SYDNEY, Friday. — Evacuation of 800 women and children from Rabaul in 10 days by a fleet of civil aircraft will live as an epic ...

    Article : 123 words
  19. T H C "NO HOLIDAY" APPEAL

    The executive committee of the Trades Hall Council made an appeal last night to workers engaged in essential industiies to work on ...

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  20. ALLIED CREW SAVES SHIP FROM JAPS.

    How a crew of Russian. Dutch, and Chinese seamen mutinied on a Jpanese-chartered ship and presented it from reaching Yokohama ...

    Article : 96 words
  21. SUSPENSION OF PATRIOTIC WORK URGED

    Suspension of Red Cross, Comforts Fund, and other patriotic activities, and the transfer of suitable members of those organisations to war ...

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  22. TRANSPORT AND G P O PLANS

    Except for key men, staffs at the head offices of the railways, tramways, and Board of Works will be on holiday on Monday. At Spencer ...

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  23. RADIO LOCATION OFFICERS WANTED

    The RAAF is appealing for applications from male University students or men with an equivalent education for training as radio location ...

    Article : 159 words
  24. PUTTING MILITIA ON A I F FOOTING

    CANBERRA, Friday. — If the Militia was put on the same footing as the AIF, Australia's war Budget would be increased by £10,000,000, ...

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  25. QUESTIONS ABOUT "SCORCHED EARTH" IN PENANG

    Mr. G. R. Strauss, Labour MP, will ask Capt. Margesson, Secretary for War, in the Commons for particulars of the difficulties ...

    Article : 116 words
  26. IMPROVED DEFENCE OF U K 'DROMES

    Britain's advance in acrodrome defence from "the extraordinary, even alarmingly low" standard existing after the battle of France, ...

    Article : 233 words
  27. 2 KILLED IN AIR CRASH

    While attempting a forced landing near Deniliquin, NSW, yesterday afternoon, an RAAF trainer plane spun off a steep turn and crashed. ...

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  28. CHINESE BOMBERS RAID JAPANESE BASE IN INDO-CHINA

    Chinese bombers dropped 20 tons of explosives on a Japanese air base in Indo-China yesterday, causing heavy damage. All the Chinese ...

    Article : 124 words
  29. WANT MORE WORK AT DOCKYARD

    Boilcrmakers employed at a Victorian dockyard decided yesterday to make a strong protest to Mr. Makin, Navy Minister, against the practice ...

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  31. NEW CALEDONIA PLEA FOR HELP

    SYDNEY, Friday.—An appeal for quick and effective help for New Caledonia from Australia and USA was made today by M. Andre Brenac, ...

    Article : 137 words
  32. ANGLICAN SOCIAL BETTERMENT PLAN

    Lower house of the Anglican Convocation carried a resolution, with one dissentient, recommending Christian people to give practical ...

    Article : 81 words
  33. MORE JAP. ATTACKS ON PHILIPPINES

    The Japanese have renewed their attacks on Batan Peninsula, on Luzon Island, in the Philippines, and Particularly heavy fighting is in ...

    Article : 93 words
  34. JAPANESE BOMB SUMATRA

    According to an NEI communique slight air activity has taken place over many points in the outer provinces; with bombing and ...

    Article : 65 words
  35. BRITISH PILOT'S SELF-SACRIFICE

    The Air Ministry publishes a story obtained from Japanese sources of a British pilot's bravery during the enemy ...

    Article : 93 words
  36. FEBRUARY 8 A DAY OF PRAYER

    The Archbishops of Canterbury and of York, Cardinal Hinsley, and leaders of the Free Churches have agreed to observe Sunday, February ...

    Article : 58 words
  37. HITCH IN PANAMERICAN PROPOSAL TO BREAK WITH AXIS

    The Pan-American Conference is still trying to overcome the hitch in the proposal to break off diplomatic relations with the Axis. ...

    Article : 195 words
  38. U S A EXPANDS ITS NEGRO ARMY

    Mr. Stimson, Secretary for War, has announced that plans have been completed for the formation of a [?]egro infantry division and for a ...

    Article : 60 words
  39. N S W SCHOOLS TO REOPEN

    SYDNEY. Friday. — State schools in NSW will reopen on February 3 unless the war situation becomes worse. Some schools in the inner ...

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  40. CANADIAN TROOPS AT HONG KONG

    Circumstances under which 138 men were sent to Hong Kong with the Canadian Army without a minimum of training ...

    Article : 115 words
  41. NO RUSSO-FINNISH PEACE YET

    United Press says best-informed diplomats have finally abandoned hope of a separate Russo-Finnish peace. They point out that there ...

    Article : 51 words
  42. ARTILLERY PRACTICE NEXT WEEK

    Artillery practice will be carried out in the vicinity of Port Phillip Bay on January 26, 28, and 29. Southern Command states that the ...

    Article : 72 words
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  44. "MYSTERY" FACE IN GAINSBOROUGH'S "BLUE BOY"

    A message from San Marino (California) states that Mr. Maurice Block, curator of the Huntington Art Gallery, reports that ...

    Article : 121 words
  45. THE SUN IS MORE REMOTE THAN WE THOUGHT Astronomer's Discovery

    The Astronomer Royal, Dr. spencer Jones, recently completed the most accurate determination yet recorded of the sun's distance from the earth. ...

    Article : 139 words
  46. DEATH FROM "STUPID JOKE"

    SYDNEY, Friday. — A finding that Bruce Edward Holden, 17, a Cockatoo Island apprentice. died on January 4 as a result of "a very ...

    Article : 96 words
  47. GIBRALTAR PLANE CRASH

    The mail plane which crashed shortly after taking off from Gibraltar carried no prominent passengers. A message published yesterday ...

    Article : 42 words
  48. TWO ALERTS IN CAIRO

    There were 2 alerts in Cairo on Thursday morning. ...

    Article : 16 words
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  51. FAMILY AIR RAID SHELTERS,

    £12/10/, supplied and assembled, in rainforced concrete, blast and water proof. Gasproof attachments, additional £2 10/. Canadian ...

    Article : 34 words
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