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  2. RECRUITING.

    Sergeant Browne, who conducted the recruiting meeting in Martin-place yesterday, expressed the hope that something would be done to suppress and silence those men in ...

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  3. WAR NOTES.

    The Italian communique published this morning dispels all doubt as to the significance of the latest Austrian effort along the front between the Astico river and the ...

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  4. LATE WAR NEWS.

    According to a London message received in Vancouver, the Italian Premier, Signor Orlando, stated the Austrians who had crossed the Piave were driven back with ...

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  5. IMPERIAL CONFERENCE.

    Mr. Hughes, Mr. Massey, Sir Robert Garran, and Sir R. L. Borden attended a dinner given by the Benchers of Middle Temple to Mr. Lloyd George on Saturday night. ...

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  6. GERMAN VESSELS SEIZED.

    It is announced in Washington that the Peruvian Government has seized German ships interned in Callao totalling 50,000 tons, including several passenger steamers. ...

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  7. WEST FRONT.

    A French communique issued on Sunday afternoon stated: Local actions northeast of Bois-de-Senlis, south of Dammard, and in the region of Vinly, enabled us to ...

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  8. N0 SURPRISE.

    A message from Rome says the offensive was no surprise. The Italian command knew the enemy's bombardment was timed to begin at 3 a.m. on Saturday, and where it was ...

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  9. ITALY HOLDS ON

    An Italian communique, on Sunday evening stated: A great battle has been in progress since Saturday. The artillery preparation was exceptionally intense. The ...

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  10. AMERICAN FRONT.

    An American communique states: German shock troops attacked the village of Xivray, following on a heavy bombardment. They penetrated Xivray, but the Americans ...

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  11. SALVAGE WORK.

    The British Admiralty Salvage Department has solved 407 vessels. In one case a benzine ship caught fire and exploded. The vessel was scuttled, 40 shots being fired into ...

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  12. THE AUSTRALIANS.

    Of three raids reported yesterday the one which was on an outpost north-east of Villers-Brotonnenux was performed by a party from a New South Wales battalion, which was not ...

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  13. TROUBLE IN AUSTRIA.

    The correspondent of the "Daily Chronicle" at Zurich says the Austrian frontier is again closed. Smuggled newspapers show that Austrian Slav prisoners from Russia have ...

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  14. DANISH SHIPS.

    The "New York World's" Washington correspondent learns that America is negotiating with Denmark with the object of securing the Danish merchant marine, consisting of 500,000 ...

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  15. DARING BRITISH ATTACK.

    Mr. Phillp Gibbs telegraphs: The Suffolks and Gordon Highlanders on the La Bassce Canal made a daring attack on a front of two miles, taking 200 prisoners and 25 ...

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  16. AUSTRIAN OFFENSIVE AGAINST ITALY.

    The Austrians have launched an offensive against the Italians along the front between the Astico River (between Arsiero and Asiago) and the sea. The heavy black line indicates the approximat position of the front at the conclusion of the enemy's successful offensive in the closing months of last year. ... [ILLUSTRATED]

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  17. THE AUSTRALIANS.

    The scheme whereby the Australian force abroad during the period after the war ends and before transport, will be transformed into a great school for farmers, engineers, and ...

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  18. ROSEVILLE BALLOT.

    The success of the ballot at Roseville has brought forward a number of inquiries with a view to holding another ballot for eliglbles. Stops are now being taken to comply with ...

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  19. ALONG THE LOWER PIAVE.

    The enemy's reason for extending his attacking front along the lower Piave to the Adriatic coast is not so clear, as, if he succeeded in effecting his drive down the valley ...

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  20. SPARSELY ATTENDED MEETING.

    Referring to the letter from "Ashamed," [?] regard to the sparse attendance of members of the Town Hall staffs at a recruiting address that had been announced to be ...

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  21. IRELAND.

    The "Daily Chronicle" says: Thousands of Irishmen are living under an intimidation which is universal. Many subscriptions to the so-called National Defence Fund and many ...

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  22. JAPAN AND RUSSIA.

    A message from Tokio received in Washington states that Japan will increase her army to 25 corps. The correspondent adds: The Entente Governments are urging Japanese ...

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  23. UNITED STATES' ARMY.

    The "Morning Post" says the arrivel of American troops during the past few days has eclipsed all records. As a feat of ship ping their movement across the Atlantic ...

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  24. COMMONWEALTH ARSENAL.

    The Minister for Defence (Senator Pearce), speaking in the Senate about the decision of the Federal Ministry to construct an arsenal at Tuggeranong, stated that the ...

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  25. SUNK BY U-BOATS.

    It is announced that a boat from the torpedoed Norwegian barque Samoa, containing 15 of the crew, was picked up by a passing vessel. ...

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  26. WAR REVIEW.

    The following cable message relating to the progress of the war has been received by the Governor-General from the Secretary of State for the Colonies, and issued by the Acting ...

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  27. ANOTHER AMERICAN LOAN.

    It is announced from Washington that the fourth Liberty Loan will probably be issued in October, the total amount to be asked for being 6,000,000,000dols. ...

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  28. MILITARY SERVICE.

    A message from Washington states that Irishmen and Australians are exempted under the provisions of the British American Milltary Convention which awaits the Senate's ...

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  29. RELEASED AUSTRALIANS.

    The Australian prisoners of war who have arrived from Switzerland include Sergeant Batteram, 31st Battalion (Bayswater, Victoria), and Sergeant Donovan, 29th Battalion ...

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  30. AUSTRIAN PREPARATIONS.

    That the Italians have had knowledge of the Austrian preparations for an offensive on a large scale was shown by a message despatched from Milan by Mr. A. Beaumont, ...

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  31. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    An Amsterdam message states that Nivelles aerodrome was burnt with 15 Gothas, which had just arrived from Germany. Two German non-coms, have been arrested in ...

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  32. GERMAN PROPAGANDA.

    Amsterdam advices state that "Vorwaerts" declares that the Government is supporting a great film trust, financed by the Deutsche Bank, Krupps, and other wealthy firms, to ...

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  33. MAKAMBO.

    A wireless message was received in Sydney late on Saturday night purporting that the steamer Makambo is asbore at Lord Howe Island. On receipt of the message, ...

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  34. GERMAN OPINION.

    The Central News Agency reports that neutrals who have had an opportunity of studying conditions in Germany say that the people are dissatisfied with the results of the ...

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  35. AMERICAN OFFICIAL NEWS.

    The following wireless news has been received by the United States Consul:- The Secretary for the Navy (Mr. Daniels) told the Naval Committee that more than 4000 ...

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  36. AMERICAN NAVY.

    A Washington report says the Navy Department has strongly urged upon Congress the need for increasing the enlisted strength of the navy to 131,458. It is now 77,000. It is ...

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  37. AN AWARD SOUGHT.

    In the Arbitration Court to-day Mr. Justice Higgins heard the application of the Commonswealth Legal Professional Officers' Association for an award, with a minimum of ...

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  38. EXPLOSION AT MAINZ.

    Reporta have been received in, Paris that a munition factory in Mainz was partially destroyed by an explosion. There were many victims, and considerable damage was done. ...

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  39. GENERAL CABLE NEWS.

    A rumour is current at the Vatican that the Nobel peace prize will be awarded to the Pope. It is reported from Stockholm that ...

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  40. SUNK BY U-BOATS.

    It is announced from Washington that the Norwegian barque Samoa, bound from Buenos Ayres, was sunk by a U-boat by gunfire off the coast of Virginia on Friday. Fifteen of ...

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  41. FATAL ACCIDENT.

    LAUNCESTON.—Charles Alexander Shaw yardman, aged 52, was riding a young horse on Sunday, when the animal shled, at a stationary motor car, and threw its rider against ...

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  42. VICTORIAN SURPLUS.

    The State Treasurer (Mr. Mcpherson) states that notwithstanding the increase in the payments to railway employees of £183,000, he would still show a surplus exceeding £253,125. ...

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  43. TRANSPORT LOST.

    A message from an Atlantic port states that the American transport Nueces (3367 tons) was sunk in a collision off the English coast on May 15. There were no casualties. ...

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