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  2. A BITTER FIGHT

    The Acting Premier says that, whilst the Government is confident a large portion of the unionists will realise that they are being misled and will return to work, every effort is being made so to organise the forces of the ...

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  3. TO THE PUBLIC.

    That the Government has accepted the challenge thrown out on Sunday to contest the-right of the National party to control the affairs of the State during the present ...

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  4. WAR NOTES.

    Up to the time of the issue of Sir Douglas Haig's midnight communique on Sunday the position in Flanders had undergone no important change. The wet and stormy ...

    Article : 362 words
  5. LATE WAR NEWS.

    A British communique issued at 1.15 p.m. says: "There is nothing special to report." ...

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  6. ROUMANIA'S DANGER.

    A very critical position has developed on the Roumanian frontier on the Moldavian line. There is a danger of the enemy over-running Moldavia, the Roumanian ...

    Article : 231 words
  7. PEACES CONFERENCE.

    The resignation of Mr. Arthur Henderson from the War Cabinet, the decision of the Labour Conference to send delegates to the Socialist Peace Congress at Stockholm, and ...

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  8. WESTERN FRONT

    The principal announcement in the communiques is that there has been more wet and stormy weather on the Western front, which will, of course, further interfere ...

    Article : 340 words
  9. U BOAT CAPTURE.

    The Navy Department has announced that an American tank steamer, Campana, was sunk by a boat. Eight of the crew were put off at Ile D'Or; 57 survivors ...

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  10. STEAMER MATUNGA OVERDUE.

    The Navy Office announces that there is cause for grave anxiety as to the fate of the steamer Matunga (Messrs. Burns, Philp, and Co.), which left Sydney on July 27 and ...

    Article : 237 words
  11. MENACE TO MOLDAVIAN RAILWAYS.

    This morning's Russian and German communiques dealing with the fighting on the Eastern front are entirely devoted to the position in Southern Moldavia. The ...

    Article : 293 words
  12. AMERICAN FOOD.

    The Washington correspondent of the "New York Times" reports that the State Department, which until the present opposed the ultra-severe embargo on exports, has finally ...

    Article : 140 words
  13. WORKMEN'S ATTITUDE CHANGING.

    The Petrograd correspondent of the "Daily Chronicle" says:—A significant change is apparent in the attitude of the Workmen's and Soldiers' Council. Formerly its ...

    Article : 146 words
  14. THE WESTHOEK BATTLE.

    Mr. Philip Gibbs, telegraphing on Saturday night from the British Headquarters in Flanders, stated:—Violent fighting occurred yesterday. After our successful advance ...

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  15. SEVERAL POINTS THREATENED.

    The enemy has crossed the Tirlad and has also reached the northern bank of the Suchitza at some points close to where the Central Moldavian railway and the main ...

    Article : 301 words
  16. GERMAN DIPLOMACY.

    Mr. Cyril Brown, the Stockholm correspondent of the "New York World," writes:— "The Germans are dissatisfied with the failure of Teuton diplomacy to take proper ...

    Article : 142 words
  17. COMMANDER LOCKER-LAMPSON

    Commander Locker-Lampson, M.P., the officer in charge of the British armoured car detachment on the Russian front, has been appointed a Companion of the Order of St. ...

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  18. ENEMY SPY SYSTEM.

    A despatch from Mexico City says that a powerful wireless station has been discovered on the Lighthouse, of Lobos Island, off the north-east coast of Cuba. It is believed ...

    Article : 148 words
  19. SHIPPING STRIKE.

    The steamers held up by the strike of wharf-labourers and seamen increased in number considerably yesterday. There were many arrivals from coastal and interstate ...

    Article : 173 words
  20. ENEMY, AIR RAID.

    The Press Bureau announces:—A squadron of 20 enemy aeroplanes was reported off Felixstowe at 5.15 on Sunday afternoon. They skirted the coast towards Clacton, where they ...

    Article : 513 words
  21. WAR CASUALTIES.

    Mrs. I. Reid, of Lynton, Bartiett-street, Summer Hill, has been notified that her son, Lieut. Reg. J. Reid, has been killed in France. He took part in the Gallipoll ...

    Article : 569 words
  22. PASSENGERS' PLIGHT.

    Most of the passengers booked by steamers scheduled to sail last Saturday, but prevented from doing so by the seamen's strike, besieged the shipping offices yesterday for ...

    Article : 78 words
  23. THE GERMAN EMPEROR.

    It is reported from Amsterdam that the Berlin paper "Lokal Anzeiger" considers it highly probable that the telegram attributed to the German Emperor, and published in Mr. ...

    Article : 162 words
  24. MARINE STEWARDS.

    An official of the Federated Marino Stewards and Pantrymen stated yesterday afternoon that the members of his union were not directly in the trouble, but about 500 ceased ...

    Article : 166 words
  25. VARIOUS AERIAL VENTURES.

    Exactly what effect the aerial forces of the belligerents will have upon the final outcome of the war cannot yet be stated. There are not wanting those who contend that the ...

    Article : 403 words
  26. SEAMEN'S UNION.

    About 700 members of the Federated Seamen's Union met yesterday, and endorsed the action of the men who left the coastal and interstate boats on Saturday. The ...

    Article : 62 words
  27. COAL-LUMPERS' MEETING.

    The Sydney Coal-lumpers' Union held a mass meeting yesterday, but no decision was arrived at with regard to the strike. There was an animated discussion. Eventually it ...

    Article : 90 words
  28. IDLE VESSELS.

    In addition to the oversea steamers and sailing ships which are laid idle in sydney Harbour on account of the strike, a large number of interstate and coastal steamers are ...

    Article : 154 words
  29. ALLIED CONFERENCES.

    The Washington correspondent of the "New York Times" has learned that the Allies will soon begin to hold a series of conferences for the purpose of harmonising plans and ...

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  30. SHIPOWNERS UNITED.

    A meeting of the Shipowners' Association was held yesterday, and although no official announcement was made by the chairman it is understood that a plan of action was decided ...

    Article : 280 words
  31. NEW GERMAN MINISTRY.

    Despatches received from Zurich state that Philip Scheidemann, leader of the German Socialist Majority, in a speech at a socialist conference at Marheim, said that the new ...

    Article : 171 words
  32. WYANDRA AND ARAMAC.

    The A.U.S.N. Company's passenger steamers Aramac and Wyandra were scheduled to arrive to-day. On account of the strike and the fear that on arrival the seamen would ...

    Article : 163 words
  33. STARVING PRISONERS.

    An official cable received in New York from a neutral country contiguous to Germany says that economic conditions in Germany and Austria-Hungary are most serious. The ...

    Article : 65 words
  34. INTERSTATE COMMISSIONER. RESIGNS.

    Mr. George Swinburne to-day resigned from the Interstate Commission. It is likely that he will seek to re-enter the State Parliament. ...

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