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9th December 1915








In todays Daily Telegraph Still the diplomatic situation with Greece took up plenty of newsprint, with two articles by E. J. Dillon on page 9 and two by G. J. Stevens on page 11 leading the way. One is beginning to wonder just how much more can be written on this topic. Also in today’s paper - The Y.W.C.A. appeals for recreation rooms for girls and women in military centres, and W. Joynson-Hicks M.P. calls the war a blessing in disguise as it has decreased selfishness among the English – page 3 - The Captain of the Lusitania answers critics over his crew’s behaviour during its sinking – page 7 - After their depredations on a Greek steamer carrying a British MP reported the previous day, “one more item in the long list of deliberate acts in contempt of the Law of Nations which stand to the account of our enemies” according to a predictably outraged leader on page 8, the Austrians go on to shell American ships (also page 8). - Back to the refusal to believe opposing claims of success on page 9 over Bulgarian reports on Serbia. Claims by the Austrian navy are also given short shrift on page 10 - A report on the inadequate supply of horses to the British military is issued – page 10 - The Christmas Bazaar at the Albert Hall opens, and there was “plenty of animation” there – page 11 :


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