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  2. WAR LOAN. £10,000,000 EXPECTED.

    The subscription for the first issue of the Commonwealth war loan of £20,000,000 close [?] to-day. In view of the importance of the loan it was decided that the public should be ...

    Article : 316 words
  3. DEFENCE.

    Strong resentment at the criticisms that have been levelled at the administration of the Defence Department was expressed by the Minister for Defence (Senater Pearce) in ...

    Article : 432 words
  4. LATE WAR NEWS. GALATA BRIDGE.

    The Exchange Telegraph Agency's correspondent at Athens states that a submarine blew up portion of the GalataStamboul bridge. ...

    Article : 34 words
  5. WAR NOTES. THE ARGONNE FAILURE.

    In the western theatre of the war the German effort to push southward in the Argonne seems to have, for the time being, at any into, died down. In this offensive the Crown ...

    Article : 334 words
  6. ITALIAN SUCCESS.

    It is reported from Milan that the Austrians are in full retreat at two points. They are blowing up bridges and vladucts at Valsugana, and retreating for safety to ...

    Article : 150 words
  7. WESTERN FRONT.

    A French communique states: Late yesterday a violent artillery struggle, accompanied by mine explosions, bomb and grenade fighting, occurred at a great ...

    Article : 150 words
  8. EASTERN FRONT.

    A communique states:—The Germans are attacking our troops on the Ekau-Neunut railway, and at Biershalen. There is no important change on the Dwinsk front. At ...

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  9. THE WAR. BALKAN PROBLEM.

    There is no appreciable change on the eastern front. A Russian communique reports a stubborn offensive ...

    Article : 219 words
  10. AUSTRIANS REPULSED.

    It is officially announced that the Austrians attempted to attack in the direction of Savine and Trebinje, but were repulsed with heavy losses. ...

    Article : 29 words
  11. AEROPLANES ACTIVE.

    An Allied aeroplane destroyed a large hangar at Ghent. ...

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  12. MISCELLANEOUS.

    The Welsh tinplaters are demanding an increase of 15 per cent. in their wages. PARIS, Aug. 31. M. Carpentier, the well-known French ...

    Article : 43 words
  13. THE BALKANS.

    Newspapers deny the alleged Turco-Bulgarian protocol. The Germans are spreading the report of an agreement, hoping to avert Roumanian intervention. ...

    Article : 85 words
  14. SUBMARINES.

    It is understood that Germany has definitely ngreed to a settlement of the Arabic case on the basis of an apology and compensation, with assurance that every care ...

    Article : 306 words
  15. QUIET PREPARATIONS.

    On the remainder of the western front the fighting continues to be largely a matter of desultory artillery duels, with comparatively very little infantry work. The Germans ...

    Article : 264 words
  16. ENLISTMENTS.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 193 words
  17. THE STOCK EXCHANGE.

    Speaking to a "Herald" representative, Mr. Ernest L. Davis, chairman of the Sydney Stock Exchange, said last night that the general impression was that the loan would be ...

    Article : 129 words
  18. THE NEW TAX.

    Four pages of amendments to the Income Tax Assessment Bill were circulated to-day by the Attorney-General (Mr. Hughes). The income of friendly societies is to be exempt ...

    Article : 1,207 words
  19. GALLANT ENGINEERS.

    Lieutenant W. Cooper, of the Royal Engineers, was driving a mine 192 yards long under a German position. When within a few yards of his objective he broke into a ...

    Article : 121 words
  20. A.M.P. SOCIETY, £250,000.

    The Australian Mutual Provident Society has applied for a quarter of a million in the Commonwealth loan. In announcing this last night, Mr. Richard ...

    Article : 91 words
  21. THE REPLY TO GERMAN GASES.

    The long spell of comparative quiescence on the major portion of the western front, as far as fighting is concerned, will have been put to good use by the Allies in the way of ...

    Article : 271 words
  22. CONSCRIPTION.

    The Premier stated last night that at an early date an opportunity will bE afforded the Legislative Assembly to express its opinion as to whether there ought to be compulsory ...

    Article : 276 words
  23. PEACE TALK.

    The Paris correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph" declares that the German successes have been accompanied by repeated negotiations for peace, which have been ...

    Article : 76 words
  24. RECRUITING IN SYDNEY.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 40 words
  25. GALLIPOLI.

    Queen Alexandra received in audience Sir George Reid (High Commissioner for Australia), and expressed her admiration for the gallantry of the Australians at the ...

    Article : 193 words
  26. INDUSTRIAL.

    It is understood that the South Wales coalowners have agreed to include the workers excluded by Mr. Runciman, President of the Board of Trade. ...

    Article : 265 words
  27. NORTHERN MINERS.

    The Colliery Employees' Federation to-day received from the Colliery Proprietors' Association a reply to an application for increases of 20 and 26 per cent. In the present ruling ...

    Article : 100 words
  28. ROLL OF HONOUR.

    Lieutenant A. F. Harding, a Welsh international footballer, lately living in New Zealand, has been wounded at the Dardanelles. ...

    Article : 24 words
  29. FRENCH SUBMARINES.

    The French navy was the first to establish submarine navigation on a sound, practical basis. In 1886 French architects tackled the numerous intricate problems ...

    Article : 485 words
  30. WOOL EXPORT.

    The Government is considering the further relaxation of the embargo on the export of wool. The Board of Trade held a conference ...

    Article : 87 words
  31. STATE CABINET.

    The State Cabinet yesterday considered a report by Mr. Estell on his scheme for supplying country producers with labour during the currency of the war. ...

    Article : 151 words
  32. GERMAN AGENTS.

    The "New York World's" disclosures regarding German agents continue to cause a stir. Dr. Heinrich Albert is said to be the chief German agent, and he is handling ...

    Article : 203 words
  33. METALS.

    The Federal Attorney-General (Mr. Hughes) yesterday presided over a further conference of representative men interested in the metals industry. ...

    Article : 180 words
  34. MERCHANT SHIPPING.

    Arrival.—At Vancouver: Makura, s. Departure.—For Sydney: Highbury, s. ...

    Article : 10 words
  35. RECRUITING.

    Lord Kitchener, when thanking Mr. Thomas Fraser for his recruiting efforts in Glasgow, wrote:—"I shall be glad to hear any reasons given by young and suitable ...

    Article : 55 words
  36. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS.

    The "Daily Mail" states that the German Federal Council has ordered the cessation of nickel coinage and the substitution of iron. ...

    Article : 163 words
  37. AMERICAN MAILS.

    The Premier has been in communication with the Commonwealth Government respecting Mr. Nielsen's representations for an improved mail service between Sydney and San ...

    Article : 89 words
  38. BELGIUM'S PLIGHT.

    The National Council of the Belgian Relief Society points out the growing gloomy problem for the coming winter. Although the Germans have reserved the harvest for ...

    Article : 70 words
  39. BACHELORS.

    The Government Statistician, by direction of the Premier, has completed the census of unmarried males in the metropolis, aged from 17 to 60 years. ...

    Article : 127 words
  40. CONTRABAND.

    The Foreign Office states that the effect of the decision of the Hamburg Prize Court in the Batavier case, and the refusal to [?] indemnity for the Maria, which, inden ...

    Article : 105 words
  41. CRUSHING BLOW.

    The "Daily Chronicle" correspondent at Petrograd says that Prince Shahovski, the Minister of Commerce, in an interview, said the war had dealt German trade with ...

    Article : 120 words
  42. THE SECOND DIVISION.

    Included in the units to be sent from Australia to complete the Second Australian Division which Major-General Legge is organising in Egypt are three field artillery brigades, ...

    Article : 67 words
  43. AMERICAN EXCHANGE.

    Forty-two tons of gold have arrived in the United States from Britain to pay for war munitions. The United States now leads the world in the amount of gold available ...

    Article : 53 words
  44. CAPTAIN BROWN'S DEATH.

    Mr. W. D. Brown, of Claroma, Pine-street, Randwick, has received, a letter from the official secretary to his Excellency Sir Ronald Munro Ferguson, conveying the regrets of ...

    Article : 63 words
  45. LATE MAJOR-GENERAL BRIDGES.

    The funeral of the late Major-General Sir W. T. Dridges, who died on May 18 from wounds sustained during the early days of the landing of the Australian troops in ...

    Article : 42 words
  46. FROM THE FRONT.

    A troopship is expected to arrive at Frementle at the end of this week with returning sick and wounded soldiers, of whom [?], including 6 officers, are Western Australians. ...

    Article : 47 words
  47. HOWARD SMITH'S NEW STEAMER.

    Howard Smith's new steamer Kowarra was launched to-day at Sunderland. ...

    Article : 19 words
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