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  2. TWO ENEMY MINES

    A sensation was caused here by the news that two enemy mines were discovered at 6 p.m. yesterday by the steamer Emerald Wings, bound from Sydney to Port Pirie, when about ...

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  3. AUSTRALIAN PLUCK DOGGED ADVANCE IN FACE OF GERMAN GUNS

    Fighting on Saturday became very heavy opposite the head of the Australian advance. Here, at a point about 12 miles from our old lines before Villers-Bretonneux, is an ...

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  4. MEAT SHORTAGE. APPEAL TO PARLIAMENT.

    When the Legislative Assembly meets this afternoon it is cortain that members on each side of the House will interrogate Ministers upon the meat position. Some very ...

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  5. LATE WAR NEWS. ALLIES' CAPTURES.

    According to a Paris message, the Press estimates the total number of prisoners captured in this offensive to be 40,000, while 700 guns have been taken. ...

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  6. RUSSIA AND ALLIES.

    There is no confirmation of the rumoured declaration of war against Japan by the Bolsheviks. The Washington correspondent of the "New ...

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  7. ALLIES PRESSING ON GREAT BATTLE IN CENTRE

    The Allies have taken 36,000 prisoners, including over 1000 officers, and more than 500 guns in the present offensive. The French have made considerable progress south ...

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  8. BRITISH SUCCESS.

    The British have captured the western edge of Bray-sur-Somme. ...

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  9. RECRUITING.

    The principal speaker at the recruiting meeting in Martin-place yesterday was Mr. William Elliot Johnson. M.P., Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives. ...

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  10. ROYE EVACUATED.

    It is reported that Roye has been cvacuated. ...

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  11. SOFTENING THE BLOW.

    The Stuttgart "Neus Tageblatt" has published an official note preparing the German public for considerable evacuation of territory between the Avre and the Somme. ...

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  12. RETAILERS TO MEET.

    No reply has yet been received by the secretary of the Master Butchers' Association to the urgent telegram sent on Friday morning to the Acting Prime Minister on the ...

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  13. ENEMY LONG RANGE GUN.

    The German long-range gun bombarding Paris is under Allied artillery fire. ...

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  14. THE OFFICIAL REPORTS.

    Sir Donglas Haig in his final report on Sunday night stated: Fresh enemy divisions from the reserve this morning strongly attacked our positions at Lihons, and ...

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  15. GERMANS COURT-MARTIALLED

    According to an Amsterdam message, three German Generals commanding Montdidler have been enshiored for neglect. A large number of soldiers have been ...

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  16. WAR-TIME SALVAGE.

    A statutory rule has been gazetted under which the Director of Munitions will take over the collection and distribution of all secondhand empty kerosene, petrol, and turpentine ...

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  17. THE SUPPLY.

    At Homebush yesterday the supply of sheep and lambs was about two-thirds of normal, and of cattle about half. As was to be expected, prices were ruinously high for buyers. ...

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  18. ENEMY CASUALTIES.

    The enemy casualties are reliably estimated at 100,000. The report of the capture of Chaulnes Junction is not confirmed. ...

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  19. BRITISH AIR RAIDS.

    The Air Ministry reports: Our squadrons on Sunday morning attacked the railway station at Karlsruhe and one aerodrome. Clouds hindered observation, but a large bomb was ...

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  20. MINISTRY MAY ACT ON THURSDAY.

    The Acting Prime Minister, Mr. Watt, declined to-day to receive a deputation of butchers who sought to state their case against the fixed prices of meat. About 750 ...

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  21. GERMAN AIRSHIP DESTROYED.

    A German airship has been brought down in flames north of Ameland. ...

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  22. A WARILDA SURVIVOR.

    A survivor of the torpedoed hospital ship Warilda states the captain behaved heroically, and wont down with his ship. All those in the ward which the torpedo demolished were ...

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  23. U-BOAT'S VICTIMS.

    A Washington report says it is announced that a U boat, operating off the Massachusetts coast, sank nine fishing schooners. It is not known whether there was any loss of ...

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  24. FRIDAY'S FIGHTING.

    On Friday, the second day of the great attack south of the Somme, the Australians advanced their line from the furthest point reached on the first day another five miles on ...

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  25. RUSSIA.

    The "Dally Express" says it has been decided to arrest Litvinoff, the Bolshevik representative in London, unless "Mr. R. Lockhart, British Agent in Moscow, who was arrested. ...

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  26. PROGRESSING SPLENDIDLY.

    An Australian Press Association report on Sunday stated: The Allies are progressing splendidly on the whole of the front between south of Arras and tho Oise. ...

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  27. GERMANS IN CHINA.

    An Amsterdam message says it is se[?]officially stated in Berlin that the German Government's ratification of the Anglo-German agreement' respecting prisoners of war ...

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  28. EXTREME LABOURITES.

    The New South Wales Trade Union Congress concluded its deliberations last night. A portion of last night's sitting was taken up with the further consideration of the ...

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  29. MR. MASSEY ON PEACE.

    Mr. Massey (Premier of New Zealand). speaking at the Y.M.C.A., said he believed a victory was now certain which would result in permanent peace. It would be the Allies' ...

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  30. RHODES SCHOLAR KILLED.

    Lieutenant H. S. Richards, of the Essex Regiment, attached to the Royal Air Force, a New Zealand Rhodes scholar, was accidentally killed while flying ...

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  31. THE MILITARY STAFFS.

    The commission of inquiry appointed to investigate the necessities consistent with economy and efficiency of the military staff engaged on home service in Australia, and to ...

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  32. GENERAL CABLES.

    According to a Zurich message, M. Constantinescu, a member of the old Roumanian Ministry, has been arrested at Jassy, and accused of secretly printing anti-German ...

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  33. MALVY IN EXILE.

    A Paris message states that M. Malvy has gone into exile at San Sebastian, in Spain. Writing to the President of the Chamber of Deputies he says: I obeyed your decision in ...

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  34. A BARCOO PIONEER.

    The death in Queensland recently of Mrs. Donald Chas. Cameron, in her 99th year, removed one of the few surviving members of the party which comprised the pioneers of ...

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  35. MOUNTAIN TRAGEDY.

    What are supposed to be the remains of the missing man Joel were found in the bush about a mile, from Lawson by Mr. R. Field, night officer at the railway ...

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  36. TROPICAL QUEENSLAND.

    The Empire Resources Development Committee suggests that large areas of the tropical zone in North Queensland should be put under the cultivation of rubber, cotton, tobacco, and ...

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  37. HOMES FOR SOLDIERS' DAY.

    The Lord Mayor, Alderman J. Joynton Smith, has decided to convene a public meeting, to be held at the Town Hall one day next week, for the purpose of officially ...

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  38. AMERICAN TROOP TRANSPORT

    It is announced from Washington that General Pershiag has cabled to the War Department that the French Government hns adopted elaborate plans for the improvement ...

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  39. CENTRAL STATION IMPROVEMENTS.

    The Minister for Public Works yesterday inspected, at the Central Railway Station, the work of raising the building two storeys over its entire frontage, and expressed satisfaction ...

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  40. I.W.W. PRISONERS.

    At a crowded meeting in the Town Hall last night a resolution was carried expressing disapproval of the commission which the Government intends to appoint to inquire into the ...

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  41. POISONED BY GAS.

    An inquiry was held yesterday by the Acting City Coroner concerning the death of Arthur Smith, 14, who collapsed and died in a bath at his home, in Gardeners-road, Mascot, ...

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  42. SEVERE BLOW TO GERMANS.

    Mr. Gordon Gilmour (correspondent of the Australian and New Zealand Fress Association), telegraphing from the Australian headquarters on Friday, stated: The Germans have ...

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  43. DISSATISFIED MINERS.

    Recently the Australasian Coal and Shale Employees' Federation forwarded a claim to all the employers in the coal, shale, and coke industry in the States of New South Wales, ...

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  44. AMERICAN OFFICIAL NEWS.

    The following official wireless news has been received by the American Consul-General in Sydney:— The Shipping Board has announced that ...

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  45. LAST LOAN DURING WAR.

    Referring to-day to the Commonwealth loan of £4,750,000, which is being raised in London, the Acting Prime Minister (Mr. Watt) said that this loan was floated by ...

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  46. KING'S MEN.

    During the week-end a further number of applications for membership of the King's Men organisation were received at headquarters, 28 Castlereagh-street, city, and the ...

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  47. VICTORIAN JUDGE'S DEATH.

    Judge Johnston, the senior Judge of the County Court of Victoria, has died suddenly. He was the son of the late Mr. J. S. Johnston, formerly manager of the "Argus." His only ...

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  48. SOLDIERS ON "O" SHIP.

    The returning soldiers whose names were published in list "O" are expected to disembark at Port Melbourne on Thursday morning. Those include 78 New South Wales men ...

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  49. LIEUT.-COLONEL MURPHY.

    In a letter of congratulations to Lieutenant-Colonel Murphy, D.S.O., of Buthurst, in connection with his becoming a C.M.G., General Birdwood stated:—"I know so well how ...

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  50. WATER POWER POSSIBILITIES.

    The Water Power Committee, in its preliminary report, finds that, excepting Canada and New Zealand, also to a lesser extent New South Wales and Tasmania, no systematic ...

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  51. SCHOONER DAMAGED.

    The schooner May Howard, three weeks out from Wellington for Dunedin, has been forced to shelter at Kaikoura. She was damaged by heavy weather, is leaking, and is unfit to ...

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  52. AUSTRALIAN PRESS DELEGATION.

    Members of the Australian Press Delegation who arrived in London on Sunday, are staying at the Waldorf Hotel. ...

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