The first squadron of returning Australian warships has reached Darwin. It consists of the cruiser Melbourne and six destroyers.
Lieutenant-Colonel (Professor) David has returned to Sydney after service at the front since early in 1916. He tells an inspiring story of the worth of his Australian Mining Corps. The German-Austrian Government has accepted the German Government's invitation to send five members/of the Gorman-Austrian National Assembly to meet the Constitution Committee at Wetmar.
Lord Heading, in a speech at a farewell dinner tendered by foreign (Press correspondents at New York, said that a way would be found to reconcile the differences at the Peace Conference. He believed such a reconciliation was now occurring. Democracy must reckon with. Bolshevism in East Europe. Food would conquer Bolshevism, but the problem was to ensure an equitable distribution of food. In Russia under Lenin and Trotsky's regime, he, was convinced . that Bolshevism could not long exist.
The New York "Times" Washington correspondent states that it is officially announced that the statements published in some newspapers saying that President Wilson had entered a secret alliance with certain Great Powers, had no 'foundation!
The Grand Duke Nicholas;*^ex-Gen-eralissimo of Russia, lias arrived at Genoa, and will proceed to the "Riviera. The Dowager ex-Empress will: proceed to London as the guest of Queen Alexandra.-
New Zealand's offer of a Geriiian gun to Walton-on-Thames is the first oversea Dominion gift to any English town.
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MISCELLANEOUS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919
MISCELLANEOUS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919
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