In todays' Daily Telegraph it was Budget Day today, so the Telegraph dedicated the centre of page 9 to predicting what would be in Reginald McKenna’s first of the war. So if it is accurate, readers will probably get a sense of déjà vu the following day when no doubt it will be reported all over again!
The major article today was the “stirring” second official despatch from Gallipoli, printed on pages 4 and 5, whilst on page 10 the story of a New Zealand soldier blinded in the fighting there is told
Also in today’s paper
- A dispute over the alteration of meal hours in a munitions firm ends up in court, with seven men fined for their part in it – page 5
- The Army Council announces its plans to a central organisation to co-ordinate the work of those looking to supply winter comforts for the troops – page 8 - Russia claims its retreat in the East is only sending it back to its original plan, and that it is only a superiority in artillery and ammunition is which enabling the Germans to advance – page 9 - Two escaped German officers are recaptured in West Hartlepool, whilst descriptions of two others still at large are issued – page 9 - A special correspondent reports on Coventry’s contribution to the war effort – page 10 - How churches are taking steps to combat Zeppelin raids is the subject of an article on page 11 - A letter on page 11 complains at “a rather intolerant piece of red-tapeism of the postal service”