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  • TIDE STEMMED RUSSIANS IN GALICIA Germany's Task Hopeless KAISER WITHDRAWS TO WEST

    There is reason to hope that the Austro-German pressure in Galicia has expended itself. The Kaiser has received doleful reports from his generals. The French troops are greatly encouraged to further ... [Article] (104 words)
  • RUSSIA'S PRESSURE TELLS AGAINST ENEMY CHANGED SITUATION. LONDON, May 25.

    Better news than has come for the past few days is contained in the Petrograd communique issued at midnight on Monday. It reads as follows:— ... [Article] (380 words)
  • The Crown Prince. Is He In Disgrace?

    It is noted that for some time past the German Crown Prince's movements with the army have not been reported by any official agency. ... [Article] (76 words)
  • British Prisoners in Germany.

    The official intimation is made that the American Ambassador in London (Mr. W. H. Page) has communicated to the British Foreign Office an announcement by the ... [Article] (121 words)
  • Captured German Ship. Declared Lawful Prize.

    The Hamburg-Amerika (German) Company's steamer Macedonia, 4,347 tons, which was interned at the Spanish port of Las Palmas, Canary islands, slipped out of port ... [Article] (103 words)
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  • ALLIES IN WEST "MAGNIFICENT VICTORY" FRENCH IN GOOD HEART.

    Success continues to attend the efforts of the Allies lo reach Lille, and expel the Germans from the strongly fortified position that they have occupied there for months. ... [Article] (311 words)
  • In West Flanders. Germans Use Poison Fumes.

    Field Marshal Sir John French reports:— "Our guns on May 24 silenced three German batteries, one being destroyed by direct hits, and the ammunition blown up. The ... [Article] (97 words)
  • A. F. WILDING'S DEATH. Buried Alive in Trench. Dog Looks in Vain for Master.

    It appeals that the death of Anthony F. Wilding, the famous lawn tennis player, was particularly sad and painful. A petty officer writes that a "Jack ... [Article] (86 words)
  • Heir to Barony Killed. Son of King's Private Secretary.

    Lieutenant John Neville Bigge, only son of Lord Stamfordham, private secretary to His Majesty King George, was killed while fighting with the King's Royal Rifle Corps ... [Article] (48 words)
  • Taube Over Paris.

    It is stated in messages from Paris that a Taube aeroplane dropped bombs on the northern suburbs of Paris, inflicting only slight damage. ... [Article] (27 words)
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  • THE DARDANELLES 200,000 TURKS ENGAGED ENEMY'S TERRIFIC LOSSES Fighting Area an Inferno.

    Athens advices are that the Turks have been largely reinforced with men and guns, and that more than 200,000 are now opposing the Allies in the Dardanclles The ... [Article] (193 words)
  • GERMANS AS AUSTRALIANS Spy Caught and Shot.

    Wounded soldiers who have returned to Cairo from the Gallipoli Peninsula state that the Turks were less prepared to meet the Australians and New Zealanders, who ... [Article] (243 words)
  • ATTACK BY NIGHT. British at Richebourg. "Many Heroes That Day."

    Writing from France a British officer describes in a letter the battle of Richebourg, in which the British, between May 9 and 17, forced a gap in the German lines, and made ... [Article] (357 words)
  • Death Struggle in Cellar. Last Stand of Germans.

    Extraordinary details of the fighting at Careny, north of Arras, are leaking out in Paris. This engagement, like that in which the British took part at Rich[?]bourg, was ... [Article] (166 words)
  • King of Greece. Crisis in Illness Passed.

    A message from Athens at midnight on Monday stated that King Constantine, who is suffering from pleurisy, was improving, the crisis having been passed ... [Article] (31 words)
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  • BRITISH CABINET. CONSTITUTION COMPLETED NAMES TO BE ANNOUNCED. Lord Fisher Leaves Admiralty.

    It was expected in London on Tuesday that the constitution of the National British Cabinet would be announced that night. Admiral of the Fleet Sir John Fisher has ... [Article] (300 words)
  • LORD KITCHENER. "DAILY MAIL" ATTACK. REPORT RECTIVED IN PERTH.

    PERTH, Tuesday.—The following cable message, dated May 24, 11 p.m., and stated to have come from a private source, is published by the "Daily News" to-day:— ... [Article] (436 words)
  • MUNITION WORKERS. Many Take Holiday. Appeals Disregarded.

    Despite appeals by the North-East Coast of England Armaments Committee, many men at the Tyne shipyards and engineering works were absent on the Whit Monday ... [Article] (131 words)
  • German Baronet's Honours.

    It was reported last that Sir Edgar Speyer, a native of Germany, had offered to resign the Privy Councillorship to which he was appointed by Kingl Edward VII. in ... [Article] (96 words)
  • AUSTRALASIAN SHIPPING.

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  • AUSTRIA OPENS ATTACK Italian Outposts Fired On AEROPLANE OVER VENICE Adriatic Ports Shelled

    The first net of war between Austria and Italy was committed on Monday, when Australian artillery shelled Italian outposts on the Ad[?]ge River, which flows through the Tyrol into northern Italy, emptying into the Adriatic close to the Po. It is 250 miles long and is 650ft. ... [Article] (378 words)
  • JOY BELLS IN ITALY. Thousands Rush to Colours. Anarchists Join, Red Cross.

    Lieut.[?]General Coun[?] L. Cadorna (chief of the general staff) has gone to the front. It is believed that he will command the Italian armies in the field, with ... [Article] (180 words)
  • Germany Declares War. Prince Bulow Departs.

    A message from Woolf's News Agency, in Germany, which has been received in Bas[?]c (Switzerland), states that Germany has declared war against Italy. ... [ILLUSTRATED] [Article] (140 words)
  • Long Standing Grievances. Austrian Aggression in Past.

    Baron Sonnino, the Italian Foreign Minister, in a circular Note to the Powers, says that Austria-Hungary violated the letter and spirit of the Triple Alliance, especially ... [Article] (324 words)
  • BARON VON BURIAN. Resignation Causes Sensation

    A sensation has been caused by the announcement of the acceptance of the resignation of Baron von Burian, Austro-Hungarian Minister of the Imperial and Royal ... [Article] (302 words)
  • Roumania at Cross Roads. What Intervention Would Mean.

    Dr. E. J. Dillon, the "Daily Telegraph" correspondent, now in Rome, declares that Italy's decision, coupled with the consolidation of the Russian forces in the ... [Article] (282 words)
  • ITALIA IRREDENTA. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir,—The destruction of the Dante monument at Trent has in it an historical significance which makes it more than a mere act of vandalism by the Australians. ... [Article] (345 words)
  • German Excesses. Prisoners Drowned in River.

    A Petrograd message gives further details at Teutonic excesses. Having failed to secure the swift victory that they calculated on in Galicia, the ... [Article] (69 words)
  • Provoking Sweden.

    Inflammatory pamphlets are being circulated in Sweden urging the Swedes to secure Finland's independence by making a military attack on Russia at the present ... [Article] (85 words)
  • GREAT FIRE IN SYDNEY. WAREHOUSE ABLAZE. CITY BLOCK THREATENED.

    SYDNEY, Wednesday, 1 a.m.—For the past hour a large force of firemen has been engaged in a very stre[?]ous fight with a great fire in the city. There fire has ... [Article] (213 words)
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  • SECOND EDITION[?] "The Argus" Office, Wednesday, 2.30 a.m. ENEMY'S VIEW OF ITALY. "Thought Austria Moribund."

    German and Austrian newspapers (states an Amsterdam report) hysterically accuse Italy of having attacked Austria in the belief that that country was ... [Article] (40 words)
  • Stirring Up Tripoli.

    According to Home advices German and Turkish officers have gone to Tripoli and Cyrenaica with the object of raining an insurrection. They took with them money ... [Article] (34 words)
  • Bombs Dropped on Paris.

    Two Taube aeroplanes flow over the northern part of Paris and dropped 50 bombs. ... [Article] (18 words)
  • ATTACK ON ANCONA. Bombarded for 40 Minutes.

    Details of the Austrian attack on Ancona, the Italian port on the Adriatic, show that 10 torpedo-boats and destroyers bombarded the town for 40 minutes. ... [Article] (48 words)
  • THE WAR CABLES.

    The most important news in the cable messages this morning is from the eastern front where the Russians have assumed the offensive against the German line in ... [Article] (1105 words)
  • Empire Day. Enthusiasm in Canada.

    A few formal Empire Day celebrations were held in England on Monday, the majority being at schools. Many leaders of the movement are engaged in other national ... [Article] (70 words)
  • 100,000 MEN. PROGRESS OF RECRUITING. FIGURES COMPARED.

    A review of the enlistment figures since the beginning of the year shows how rapidly the movement has declined. In January Melbourne alone supplied 3,567 applicants ... [Article] (204 words)
  • NAVAL BRIDGING TRAIN. INSPECTION BY GOVERNORGENERAL. PRESENTATIONAL OF FIELD COOKER

    Their Excellencies the Governor-General and Lady Helen Munro Ferguson visited the camp of the 1st Royall Australian Naval Bridging Train at the Domain yesterday ... [Article] (356 words)
  • MAJOR-GENERAL BRIDGES. MEMORIAL SERVICE AT ST. PAUL'S.

    A service "in memoriam" to the late Major-General Bridges will be held in St. Paul's Cathedral this afternoon, at a quarter to 5 o'clock. Their ... [Article] (188 words)
  • RETURNING SOLDIERS. CERAMIC BRINGS 411.

    Returning Australian and New Zealand soldiers from Egypt, numbering in all 411, and including six officers, nearly all of whom are described as "medically unfit," ... [Article] (267 words)
  • HOSPITALS FOR WOUNDED. MR. R. BARE-SMITH'S OFFER.

    ADELAIDE, Tuesday.—Ever since it was announced that each State would have to provide accommodation for its own wounded, there has been considerable ... [Article] (176 words)
  • PROVISION IN SYDNEY.

    SYDNEY, Tuesday.—The Premier (Mr. Holman) to-day received a number of offers to accommodate would soldiers from private citizens. In a couple of cases the ... [Article] (127 words)
  • HOSPITAL. COMFORTS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.

    Sir.—In "The Argus" yesterday, under the heading. "Australian Wounded. Hospital Comforts," appears a notice of the garden fete to be held in Mrs. Henry ...
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