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  2. FLYING-BOAT CRASH AT DARWIN

    Thirteen of the 15 passengers aboard were rescued when an Empire Airways flying-boat, about to alight on Darwin harhour recently, ...

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  3. P M's REBUKE TO NSW COALMINERS

    Strong criticism of the coalminers on strike in NSW was expressed by Mr Curtin, Prime Minister, when he attended the Melbourne Trades Hall ...

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  4. HUGE FIRES DEVASTATE MANDALAY

    Evidence of Japan's benevolent sentiments toward Burma are instanced in Good Friday's dastardly raid on Mandalay. Burma's secoud city is to ...

    Article : 389 words
  5. AXIS FORCES IN LIBYA STRONGER

    Information has reached London that Marshal Rommel's forces have been considerably reinforced, and at present he commands more Germans ...

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  6. GEN SIR THOMAS BLAMEY SAYS GOODBYE TO HIS SON,

    Maj T. R. Blamey, who will accompany Lt-Gen E. K. Smort (second from left) to Washington. Included in the party ore Lf-Col F. G. Sutton and Lt-Col C. Hicks (extreme right). ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  7. SEES CANADA AS PACIFIC COUNTRY

    Dr Evatt, speaking to the Press on his arrival in Canada at the invitation of the Government, haid that the direct participation of the ...

    Article : 205 words
  8. DAILY DIGEST

    It will be noted that, in all the news or operations from the Far East the Japanese Main Fleet has never once been mentioned. The invading ...

    Article : 570 words
  9. MAN'S ARM SAVED BY NERVE TRANSPLANTATION

    Nerves taken from corpses have been successfully transplanted to living persons by Professor Vichnevsky in his Moscow clinic, with the ...

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  10. MORE AIF MEN

    who have arrived back in Australia photographed at a Victorion camp. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  11. COUNTRY NEWS

    AVOCA: A baby show held at Avoca attracted entries from all parts of the district. Prize winners were: Under 6 months, Norma ...

    Article : 251 words
  12. POLICE GRAFT ON HUGE SCALE ALLEGED IN NEW YORK

    A grand jury, working with Special Assistant Attorney-General Amen, of Brooklyn, known as "The Nemesis of Corruption," has drawn up ...

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  13. IN NEXT BATTLE BRITAIN WILL BE FORMIDABLE

    M Spaak, Belgian Foreign Minister in a broadcast from London, said it was probable that the factories working for Germany in Belgium, ...

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  14. RAAF AGE LIMIT FOR GROUND STAFFS INCREASED

    To enable thousands of skilled and unskilled men to enlist in branches of the RAAF from which they have been hitherto excluded, age limits for ...

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  15. 2 MORE MERCHANT SHIPS TORPEDOED IN ATLANTIC

    Navy Department has announced that enemy submarines shelled and torpedoed 2 additional merchantmen off Atlantic coast last week, ...

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  16. FEW OVER 45 TO BE CALLED UP

    SYDNEY, Thurs: Mr Bellemore, Deputy Director of Manpower, announced tonight that it had been decided that, excepting a few who ...

    Article : 267 words
  17. 125 SOLDIERS MASSACRED BY JAPANESE

    SYDNEY, Thurs: At least 125S soldiers were shot or bajoneted to death by the Japanese during the shocking massacre of prisoners of war which ...

    Article : 365 words
  18. GEELONG ITEMS

    The council of the Gordon Institute of Technology has been advised by the Minister for Education that, because of war conditions, it is not ...

    Article : 397 words
  19. U K RESTRICTIONS ON LIGHT AND HEAT PREDICTED

    There are reports today that coupons are likely to be issued for the rationing of gas, coal, and electricity, and that it will ...

    Article : 148 words
  20. EXTRA RATION ALLOWANCE FOR TROOPS

    From Sunday Australian troops will receive a supplementary ration allowance of 1½d a member a day. Army HQ announced yesterday. This ...

    Article : 115 words
  21. US AID TO RUSSIA IS HELPING BRITAIN

    Admiral Standley, US Ambassador to Russis, stated yesterday that the flow of US supplies to Russia would fulfil commitments under Moscow ...

    Article : 66 words
  22. TYPHUS SCOURGE SPREADING IN GERMANY

    Berne correspondent, of Tass News Agency snys that, more than 1,250 cases of typhus have been registered in Berlin during ...

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  23. NAZI DESIGNS ON SOUTH AMERICA

    It is disclosed that Uruguayan police have confiscated a German-made map corroborating Presidet Roosevelt's charges that Germany planned ...

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  24. RESTRICTION OF HOTEL TRADING

    The Commonwealth's intimation to the States that hotel trading hours should not exceed 7 daily was to be regarded as a direction, not as a ...

    Article : 117 words
  25. NEW MEDAL FOR BRAVERY SUGGESTED

    Mr Forde. Army Minister, said yesterday that suggestions had been made to him that a distinctive Australian medal should be struck for ...

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  26. WAR VERSION OF FAMOUS SONG IN "MIKADO"

    The Doyly Carte Opera Company is playing, Gilbert, and Sullivan's "Mikado" with the words of the song "We are Gentlemen of Japan" ...

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  27. JAPAN GIVES PRIZES FOR WAR DEVICES

    In a speech to a conforened of Technical research workers, Gen Tojo, the Japanese Prime Minister, s reported by Tokio (Official) Radio as saying ...

    Article : 115 words
  28. BOYS MAN LIFEBOAT AND RESCUE AIRMEN

    Five 16-year-old boys at Whitby, on the Yorkshire coast, at the mouth of the River Esk. had played since they were toddlers round an old motor ...

    Article : 193 words
  29. WEEKEND SHOWS FOR TROOPS

    Difficulties in the way of providing enterainment at week-ends for troops on leave are not insurmountable. This was the impression ...

    Article : 473 words
  30. "I AM AN AMERICAN" DAY

    President Roosevelt has designated Sunday, May 17, as "I Am An American" day, and urges its observance in an impressive manner, ...

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  31. TECHNICAL SCHOOLS SUPPLEMENTARY EXAMINATION PASSES

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  32. "PIFFLING REASONS FOR STOPPAGES"

    Earlier in the day Mr Curtin had praised the coalminers or other States for the way they were working, and had denounced striking ...

    Article : 144 words
  33. ARMY CASUALTIES

    PREVIOUSLY REPORTED MISSING BELIEVED KILLED, NOW REPORTED KILLED IN ACTION MASKELL, R. F. G[?]r, Shepparton, Art. ...

    Article : 308 words
  34. AMERICAN HOME FRONT NEWS

    State Department, announced that in view of the importance of French Equatorial Africa in the united war effort it had been decided to ...

    Article : 503 words
  35. GERMANS ARRESTED IN MEXICO

    A former German consul to Mexico, Erner's Traulsen, and Paul Rubach, agent of the North German Lloyd Steamship Line, have been ...

    Article : 50 words
  36. BALLARAT EVENTS

    Following Requiem Mass at St Patrick's Cathedral yesterday the funeral took place al Ballarat, New Cemetery of Mrs Mary Coghlan, ...

    Article : 147 words
  37. U S NAVY REVERSES OPINION OF SAILOR WHO OFFENDED

    Harold Stiirtcvnnt, 20, who a year, ago wim discharged from the US Navy for ripping down a swastike flan flying above the German ...

    Article : 117 words
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  39. VICHY CRISIS IMMINENT, SAYS PARIS PRESS

    Lisbon advices are that the proGcnimii Press on Paris is blaring out that Vichy is in the throes of a political crisis. ...

    Article : 193 words
  40. 5 COLLIERIES WERE IDLE YESTERDAY

    SYDNEY, Thurs: Five collieries were idle today because of stoppages, and the estimated loss in production was about 4,000 tons of coal. ...

    Article : 212 words
  41. LAW NOTICES—(This Day)

    FIRST CIVIL COURT: Before the Chief Justice (Sir Frederick Mann) and a Jury of 6. at 10.30; Courtney v. Markille and others. ...

    Article : 302 words
  42. OLYMPIC CHAMPION IN RA F AWARDS

    The name of Acting Wing-Car D. O. Finley, Olympic hurdler, who captained the British team to the Olympic Games at Berlin in 1936. ...

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  43. OBITUARY

    Mr Charles McPherson, who in the past was a well-known breeder of stud Border Leicester sheep and Clydesdale horses, and who had acted ...

    Article : 100 words
  44. TRAIN WRECKED BY LAWRENCE OF ARABIA SALVAGED

    A Jerusalem message says that an Australian company of the Royal Engineers has salvaged part of a Turkish train which Lawrence of ...

    Article : 85 words
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  46. BABE RUTH SERIOUSLY ILL

    Babe Ruth, Idol or millions of US baseball fans, is fighting for his life in a Hollywood hospital. Dr Nichol Smith said that first symptoms were ...

    Article : 61 words
  47. DAIRYING MANPOWER

    Dairy Produce Control Board yesterday appointed a special committee to prepare a comprehensive list of essential workers in dairying for ...

    Article : 46 words
  48. LEON BLUM HAILED AS CHAMPION OF LABOUR'S RIGHTS

    Two hundred leading intellectuals, including Prof Einstein. Dorothy Thompson, Major Ellott, Louis, Bromfield, Lin Yulang, and Eddie ...

    Article : 87 words
  49. LONDON'S ANZAC DAY SERVICE

    As St Clement Danes Church, in the Strand, opposite Australia House, is still not in use owing to damage by enemy action, the Anzac Day ...

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  50. ENTERTAINMENT PLANS IN NSW

    SYDNEY, Thurs: The NSW Government is to establish a committee representing the entertainment industry, churches, unions, military, ...

    Article : 74 words
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  52. JAP LANDING IN ADMIRALTY ISLANDS

    Japanese occupation of a township in the Admiralty Islands has been confirmed. In a war communique issued yesterday, Mr Curtin, Prime ...

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  53. QUADRUPLETS BORN

    Senora Marcelina Escalova, residing in a remote forest district, in the State of Lara, in Venezucla, has given birth to quadruplets—3 boys ...

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