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  2. AUSTRALIANS IN BATTLE

    The Australians have made an attempt not morely to raid, but to take and hold the German trenches in front of them. It was probably thought that in their raids they had learned all about the German line, but they are in front of a cunning enemy, who, expecting a real attack, doubtless, set traps for them. The troops on the left of the two-mile line, and in the centre, succeeded, but the right ran into a storm of machine-gun shots, fired from a ...

    Article : 532 words
  3. THE EASTERN FRONT

    To-day's Russian communique states: The artillery battle continues on the Rivor Dwina. The Russians have dislodged the enemy from the ...

    Article : 171 words
  4. THE TURKISH WAR

    The War Office has issued the following report:— A Turkish force has advanced westward of El Arish to a point five miles ...

    Article : 126 words
  5. SUBMARINE WARFARE

    A message received in New York from Portland, in Maine, states that three Americans were on board the British steamer Yser, which has been ...

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  6. QUICK WORK.

    The latest accounts show that the French attacks made on Thursday were extraordinarily successful. Picked troops were chosen for an attack on ...

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  7. CAPTURED ENEMY VESSEL.

    The German submarine U25. which was captured from the enemy, and will be exhibited at the Temple Pier, on the Thames, was only a small ...

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  8. GERMAN VIEW.

    To-day's German communique says: —The enemy made a strong attack on Thursday with over 200,000 men on both banks of the Somme, but it failed. ...

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  9. IN ASIA MINOR.

    The Russian communique issued to-day says:— We have captured the town of Gumushkhana, between Trebizond and ...

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  10. RUTHLESSNESS ADVOCATED.

    At last Monday's, conference between the German party leaders and Dr. Von Bethmann Hollweg, the Imperial Chancellor, the former demanded ...

    Article : 112 words
  11. BATTLE OF RIGA.

    The Petrograd correspondent of the "Daily Chronicle" states that there is excitement at Riga as the result of the Russian offensive against General Von ...

    Article : 177 words
  12. TURKISH MARAUDERS.

    The War Office reports that the long-expected winds are blowing in Mesopotamia, and have caused a considerable fall in the temperature. ...

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  13. WAR IN THE AIR.

    Cracow (Poland) newspapers state that a French aviator has landed at Ravencza, having flown from Nancy, a distance of 1,250 miles. He, descended ...

    Article : 61 words
  14. GENERAL HAIG'S VIEW.

    A representative of the Paris "Matin" has had an interview with. General Sir Douglas Haig, who stated —"The supreme decision of the war is ...

    Article : 57 words
  15. THE WESTERN FRONT.

    Yesterday evening, after bombardment, an Australian force attacked the German trenches south of Armentieres. The Australians on the left seized the ...

    Article : 559 words
  16. THE ARAB REBELLION.

    There has been severe fighting at Medina, in Western Arabia. The garrison attempted a sortie, but was driven back, with 2,500 casualties. The ...

    Article : 52 words
  17. PRESSURE ALONG THE WHOLE FRONT.

    German war correspondents on the Western front admit that there is strong pressure upon the whole of the Western front, and that the Allies are ...

    Article : 61 words
  18. BELGIAN INDEPENDENCE

    An imposing demonstration was held in London to-day to celebrate the anniversary of the independence of Belgium, which occurred on July 21, 1830, ...

    Article : 290 words
  19. BATTLE OF THE SOMME

    General Sir Douglas Haig, in his report issued this morning states:— The battle from Le[?]pzig redoubt (south of Th[?]epval) to Delville Wood ...

    Article : 389 words
  20. CANADIAN REINFORCEMENTS

    Ten thousand Canadian soldiers are ready to proceed to Europe to reinforce their comrades. ...

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  21. CROSSING OF THE STYR.

    The village of Verben, where the Russians have achieved their latest victory, is on the right bank of the river Styr, west of Demidovka. The ...

    Article : 92 words
  22. ROUMANIA AND THE WAR.

    Dr. Dillon, writing in the "Daily Telegraph," states that after a comprehensive survey of all the present elements in the present phase of the struggle, ...

    Article : 88 words
  23. THE FRENCH FRONT

    This morning's official communique states:— Late on Thursday the enemy counter-attacked south of Soy[?]court. ...

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  24. THE KAISER.

    The Kaiser, addressing the Prussian Guards in April on their transfer from the Eastern front to the Champagne sector, in France, said:—"The foe here ...

    Article : 97 words
  25. HOLD THE WESTERN FRONT.

    The Rotterdam correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph" says, that within three weeks 340,000 Germans have been sent to the Western front, of whom ...

    Article : 97 words
  26. ADVANCE ON LEMBERG.

    The Central News Rome correspondent states that a furious attack by the Russians upon General Von Hindenburg has been in progress for several days, ...

    Article : 59 words
  27. THE DARDANELLES AND MESOPOTAMIA.

    There is much speculation as to the selection of an Australasian representive on the Dardanelles inquiry. It is expected that the personnel of the ...

    Article : 149 words
  28. PRUSSIAN TREACHERY

    A soldier's letter states that a Prussian officer and a number of Germans recently approached the British holding up their hands, but the officer threw his ...

    Article : 59 words
  29. A CRY OF CONFIDENCE.

    The "Lokal Anzeiger" (Berlin) says: —The situation should fill Germany with the greatest confidence, as the pressure on Verdun has lured the ...

    Article : 79 words
  30. ENEMY REPORTS.

    The Austrian communique issued today states:— The Russian advances at Capuli Hill, in Bukowina, have been repulsed. ...

    Article : 191 words
  31. THE BRITISH CASUALTIES.

    A senior officer wounded at Bazentin says:—The British had a good many casualties. It was not the number, but the fact that they were so few, that ...

    Article : 84 words
  32. THE ITALIAN FRONT.

    To-day's Italian communieque states: We have made some attacks over very rough ground between the rivers Brenta and Piave, in the ...

    Article : 94 words
  33. MARKETS AND MONEY.

    American officials state that the Australian wool embargo will not injure American manufactures unless it is extended to September, when the ...

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  34. BATTE OF LONGUEVAL

    Mr. Philip Gibbs, the war correspondent, describing the defence of Longueval and Delville Wood on Thursday, says:— ...

    Article : 841 words
  35. ANOTHER WAR CREDIT.

    The "Daily Telegraph" states that Mr. Asquith next week will ask for a credit of £450,000,000. The Radicals intend to move with a view to reviving ...

    Article : 86 words
  36. HEROIC SACRIFICES.

    Mr. Winston Churchill, speaking at the Empire Theatre to-day, paid a tribute to the horoic sacrifices made by the Russians. He said that Britain was ...

    Article : 80 words
  37. EAST AFRICA.

    General Smuts, commanding the British operating against the Germans in East Africa reports as follows under Friday's date:— ...

    Article : 182 words
  38. PARIS CONFERENCE.

    Mr. Macmaster, the Unionist member for Chertsey, will ask Mr. Asquith in the House of Commons next week why the Dominions are not represented ...

    Article : 182 words
  39. THE FRENCH SUCCESSES.

    The positions cantured by the French on the Vermand-Villers line are of great strength. The French Colonial battalions attacked at some points so ...

    Article : 190 words
  40. THE BRITISH POSITION.

    General Haig's reports show that the British new positions seriously threaten the German third line. Faureaux Wood, the highest ground in the ...

    Article : 61 words
  41. AUSTRIAN METAL SUPPLIES.

    An American correspondent in Berlin states that the Austrian Government has requisitioned the famous chimes of the Salzburg Cathedral, and is melting ...

    Article : 53 words
  42. OBJECT OF ATTACKS.

    The Amsterdam correspondent of the Central News says the German war correspondents were puzzled at the British attacks at Fromelles, south of ...

    Article : 86 words
  43. THE AUSTRALIAN ATTACK.

    The battle in which the Australians took part on Wednesday was fought on a two-mile front at Fromelles, between Bois Grevier and Aub[?]rs. Their left ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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