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The 151st day of the war. Flight Commander Hewlett lands at Ymuiden, having been picked up by a Dutch trawler after the raid on Cuxhaven. Full text of the United States Government Note to Great Britain published. The French advance, especially between the Meuse and the Moselle. The King’s Australian Forces take Bougainville, the largest of the Solomon Islands. New decoration, the Military Cross, instituted. The National Relief Fund exceeds 4½ millions sterling. The Times Sick and Wounded Fund, £802,268. The Queen’s “Work for Women” Fund, £119, 289.