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  2. LATE WAR NEWS. NEW ATTACK.

    The British have taken 14,000 prisoners. The British have reached the Framerville-Lilions line. The French have taken Fresnoy. ...

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  3. WAR NOTES.

    As far as its initial gains are concorned there is every reason to be satisfied with the Allied offensive delivered on Thursday last, against the enemy's sailent ...

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  4. ARCHANGEL. ALLIES MOVE SOUTH.

    The occupation of Archangel was skilfully prepared, and was carried out with complete success, notwithstanding a Bolshevik proclamation exhorting their troops to massacre ...

    Article : 486 words
  5. GERMAN AMBITION. A BAR TO REAL PEACE.

    Mr. Balfour (Foreign Secretary), replying in the House of Commons to protests against the Government's alleged failure to respond to peace feelers and declare its views on the ...

    Article : 256 words
  6. ACROSS THE VESLE.

    It is reported from Washington that additional American forces have crossed the Vesle west of Fismes. The Americans are meeting counter-attacks. ...

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  7. HAIG'S VICTORIOUS BLOW FORWARD ON 20-MILE FRONT

    British and French forces under Sir Douglas Haig, assisted by tanks, delivered a surprise attack on Thursday morning. On a front of over 20 miles north of Montdidier they ...

    Article : 108 words
  8. "SMASHING THROUGH."

    The Prime Minister, Mr. Lloyd George, learned the news of the battle while en route to [?]cath to attend the national eisteddfod. He commented: "We are smashing through. ...

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  9. RUSSIA.

    Travellers from Petrograd arriving in Stockholm state that incredible terror reigns in Russia. The Bolsheviks are arresting all suspects, including 1000 officers. In the last ...

    Article : 51 words
  10. WESTERN FRONT.

    The Australian Press Association learns that the Germans hold the Vesle line in considerable strength. Although it is reported that they have withdrawn their heavy guns ...

    Article : 470 words
  11. FRENCH TAKE 3000 PRISONERS.

    French troops north-west of Mondidier advanced four miles, and captured 3000 prisoners. ...

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  12. SOUTH AFRICA.

    A Capetown message says:—A conference of central committees of the Nationalist parties of the four provinces assembled at Bloemfontein, and carried a resolution in full and ...

    Article : 112 words
  13. ANGLO-FRENCH ADVANCE

    The Anglo-French advance reached a maximum depth of 11 miles. British cavalry are within a mile of Chanines. ...

    Article : 122 words
  14. REFUSAL OF PASSPORTS.

    The executives of the British Trade Union Congress and the Labour party sent a deputation to the Premier with a view to securing passports in order to confer with the Dutch ...

    Article : 85 words
  15. COMMONWEALTH LOAN.

    The Commonwealth loan of £4,750,000, bearing interest at the rate of 5½ per cent., and issued at 99½, has been underwritten. The final instalment of 50 per cent. is payable ...

    Article : 43 words
  16. THE OFFICIAL STATEMENTS.

    Sir Douglas Haig on Thursday night reported: The operations which were begun this morning on the Amiens front by the French First Army, under General Debeny, ...

    Article : 599 words
  17. THE ANGLO-FRENCH OFFENSIVE.

    The dotted line undicates the farthest German advance towards Amiens during the present year. The Allies had since pushed the enemy back at certain points by means of local attacks, and a few days ago he was compelled to withdraw to the eastern bank of the Ancre for some distance, on either side of Albert. He also withdrew from the greater part of the ground, westward of the Avre and Doms (Dans), between Castel and Mesnil-St. Georges. The ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 112 words
  18. LORD READING.

    The "New York Times" in an editorial emphasises the splendid work done in the United States by Lord Reading, British Ambassador Extraordinary to America. Lord Reading, it ...

    Article : 49 words
  19. AMERICAN SHIPBUILDING.

    It is officially announced from Washington that the July launchings in American yards totalled 67 steel ships of 435,244 deadweight tons, 53 wooden ships of 18,700 deadweight ...

    Article : 81 words
  20. GERMAN RETREAT.

    The Germans are retreating from the Flanders front. The Germans are evacuating their positions in the Lys Valley in Flanders. ...

    Article : 26 words
  21. ENGINEERS' STRIKE. 4000 MEN CEASE WORK.

    It is estimated that as a result of the engineers' strike in Melbourne more than 4000 employees, including members of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers, have ...

    Article : 112 words
  22. CAPTURES OF GUNS.

    Mr. Percival Phillips telegraphs concerning the British advance east and south-eastward of Amiens:—A large number of low-flying aeroplanes participated when the light ...

    Article : 418 words
  23. AIR WARFARE.

    The British Air Ministry reports: Aeroplanes successfully attacked explosive factories at Rombach with good results. All returned. ...

    Article : 156 words
  24. NOT LIKELY TO SPREAD.

    Mr. Hampson, the senior State organiser in Victoria of the Amalgamated Society of Engineers, was in Sydney yesterday. He said that only about 1000 men were idle, as a ...

    Article : 307 words
  25. RAPID ADVANCE WITH TANKS.

    The correspondent of the United Press says: The British went on first with the tanks, whose noses kept well against the steel wall of the creeping barrage, and were ...

    Article : 620 words
  26. YACHT SINKS U-BOAT.

    An armed yacht destroyed a submarine in the English Channel. She sighted the periscope, drove over the spot, rammed the conning-tower, and dropped depth charges. ...

    Article : 60 words
  27. MEAT PRODUCTION. AUSTRALIA'S POSSIBILITIES

    A deputation from the Empire Producers' Association waited upon Mr. Hughes (Prime Minister of Australia), to urge the development of meat production within the Empire. ...

    Article : 347 words
  28. BRITISH MERCANTILE TONNAGE.

    Sir Leo Chiozza Money (Parliamentary Secretary to the Shipping Controller) stated in the House of Commons that the total British ocean-going mercantile steam tonnage ...

    Article : 42 words
  29. MEAT SUPPLIES. AMENDED PRICES.

    Amendments made to-day to the meat prices order provide that the prices in the schedule are for cash at the place where the meat is at the time of sale. When the meat is ...

    Article : 256 words
  30. WORK OF THE TANKS.

    Major-General Maurice, military critic of the "Daily Chronicle," pays a tribute to the newest tanks' work southward of the Somme, where, recently, they had a dress rehearsal. ...

    Article : 184 words
  31. CELLULOSE COMPANY.

    The report of the Select Committee on the Swiss Cellulose Company, which is registered as the British Cellulose Company, reveals that there has been no supervision. The ...

    Article : 190 words
  32. LOST ZEPPELIN.

    An Amsterdam message says a German official announcement admits the loss of the Zeppelin which was brought down off the English coast. The newspapers lament the ...

    Article : 49 words
  33. ALBANIA.

    A French Eastern communique states: In Albania,the Austrians last night and to-day renewed their violent attacks against our new [?] They were everywhere repulsed. We ...

    Article : 103 words
  34. IRISH HOME RULE.

    Mr. Shortt (Chief Secretary for Ireland), in the House of Commons, said that during recess he, with the Government Committee, would endeavour to get some Home Rule ...

    Article : 63 words
  35. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    A Paris message reports the arrival of a large Siamese contingent. In the House of Commons, Mr. Bonar Law stated that the Crown Law officers in England, ...

    Article : 158 words
  36. A BRILLIANT SUCCESS.

    Correspondents declare that even the Messines battle did not equal yesterday's brilliant success. ...

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  37. THE RETAIL BUTCHERS' CASE.

    Mr. James Halton, of Halton, Ltd., butchers, William-street, Sydney, in the course of a letter on the meat trouble, says:—The Government did not say what price the ...

    Article : 228 words
  38. EXPORTATION OF COTTON PIECE GOODS.

    An Order-in-Council has been gazetted which prohibits the exportation of cotton piece goods suited for use as meat wraps, cheese cloths, and similar articles. ...

    Article : 33 words
  39. THE MARNE BATTLE.

    A Paris message states that 74 German divisions have been identified in the Marne battle. ...

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  40. AMERICAN MEAT COMBINE.

    A message from Washington states that the Government Commission has recommended governmental control through the railway administration of all stockyards and their ...

    Article : 103 words
  41. DEATH OF MRS. J. EVISTON.

    Mrs. John Eviston, an old and respected resident of Bathurst, died during the week of cerebral hemorrhage, at the ago of 72. The deceased lady was a native of Rissouity, ...

    Article : 93 words
  42. SOUTH AFRICAN RECRUITING.

    According to a message from Capetown, a marching tour by a contingent of South African troops recruited for oversea service, with a view to stimulating recruiting in western ...

    Article : 76 words
  43. BOMBARDMENT OF PARIS.

    The bombardment of Paris by the German long-range guns is being continued. ...

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  44. AUSTRIA WORRIED.

    Austrian newspapers despondently refer to the prominent part taken by the American troops in Marshal Foch's offensive, and predict that the Americans will be similarly ...

    Article : 53 words
  45. A.I.F. COLLECTION.

    The counting of the money in connection with the A.I.F. Memorial appeal was continued during yesterday. The total now stands at £37,658/14/5. ...

    Article : 25 words
  46. ALLIED AIR SUPREMACY.

    A German officer's captured diary frankly and hitterly admits the Allies' air-supremacy. They dropped bombs, he wrote, past all counting day and night with clockwork ...

    Article : 44 words
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