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12 January 1917

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  • Day 900 of the war
  • Thirty-two residents of Orange attend a second public meeting to form a local recruiting committee. Mayor ET McNeilly complains bitterly that not a single eligible man attends the meeting. Recruiting Movement
  • The Leader reminds readers of the protocol for addressing mail to soldiers serving abroad. How To Address Soldiers’ Letters
  • Treasurer of the Commonwealth, Alexander Poynton, seeks the assistance of recruiting committees in raising the fourth war loan. Commonwealth War Loan

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