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  2. 100,000 MEN.

    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 ...

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  3. AUSTRIA OPENS ATTACK

    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. ...

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  4. SECOND EDITION[?]

    German and Austrian newspapers (states an Amsterdam report) hysterically accuse Italy of having attacked Austria in the belief that that country was ...

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  5. BARON VON BURIAN.

    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 ...

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  6. THE DARDANELLES

    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
  7. BRITISH CABINET.

    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
  8. TIDE STEMMED

    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
  9. 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
  10. Bombs Dropped on Paris.

    Two Taube aeroplanes flow over the northern part of Paris and dropped 50 bombs. ...

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  11. NAVAL BRIDGING TRAIN.

    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 ...

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  12. ATTACK ON ANCONA.

    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. ...

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  13. Roumania at Cross Roads.

    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
  14. GERMANS AS AUSTRALIANS

    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
  15. 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 ...

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  16. LORD KITCHENER.

    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:— ...

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  17. RUSSIA'S PRESSURE

    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:— ...

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  18. ALLIES IN WEST

    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
  19. MAJOR-GENERAL BRIDGES.

    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
  20. ITALIA IRREDENTA.

    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
  21. JOY BELLS IN ITALY.

    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
  22. Long Standing Grievances.

    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
  23. ATTACK BY NIGHT.

    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
  24. RETURNING SOLDIERS.

    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
  25. In West Flanders.

    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
  26. Germany Declares War.

    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
  27. MUNITION WORKERS.

    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
  28. German Excesses.

    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
  29. The Crown Prince.

    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
  30. 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
  31. A. F. WILDING'S DEATH.

    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
  32. HOSPITALS FOR WOUNDED.

    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
  33. 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
  34. Death Struggle in Cellar.

    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
  35. GREAT FIRE IN SYDNEY.

    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
  36. 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
  37. Heir to Barony Killed.

    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
  38. Captured German Ship.

    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
  39. 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
  40. AUSTRALASIAN SHIPPING.

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  41. 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. ...

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  42. Empire Day.

    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
  43. King of Greece.

    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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  46. HOSPITAL. COMFORTS.

    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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