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  2. SYDNEY AIRMAN.

    It was briefly announced in December last that Lieutenant C. Kingsford Smith, aged 20, of Mosman, had been awarded the Military Cross for "bold and valuable ...

    Article : 415 words
  3. LATE WAR NEWS.

    The "London Gazette" says: "His Majesty has restored Lieut.-Colonel Stockall, of the Middlesex Volunteer Rifle Corps, his rank and docorations which were cancelled in 19[?]9." ...

    Article : 174 words
  4. WAR NOTES.

    The French communique, announcing the successful coup-do-main effected by their troops on the eastern side of the Mouse, strengthens the conviction that the French ...

    Article : 355 words
  5. RAIDING ASSAULTS

    The French have carried out a successful coup-de-main cast of the Meuse. A French communique issued on Monday afternoon stated: Lively artillery fire ...

    Article : 350 words
  6. RUSSIA

    The Petrograd correspondent of the United Press says: The Peace Treaty signed with Germany is being regarded as a scrap of paper. Enthusiasm for fighting ...

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  7. JAPAN.

    In the House of Commons Mr. R. L. Outhwaite (Liberal) asked Mr. Balfour (Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs) whether when the Japanese took the ...

    Article : 266 words
  8. CAMBRAI.

    Sir Douglas Haig, in a despatch dealing with the battle of Cambrai, mentions it was proposed to stop the attack 48 hours after the commencement or sooner if the ...

    Article : 747 words
  9. THE TUNNELLERS.

    Mr. Philip Gibbs, narrating the work of the Australian Tunnellers, says: I went beneath no man's land recently, walking along galleries for hours guided by an ...

    Article : 282 words
  10. MORE HONOURS.

    The following Australian and New Zealand soldiers have been decorated:- BAR TO D.S.O. Lieut.-Colonol J. N. McCarroll, New ...

    Article : 73 words
  11. CAMBRAI.

    Sir Douglas Haig's despatch dealing with the British offensive towards Cambrai in November last, confirms the belief, which was gathered from the earlier reports of the affair, ...

    Article : 374 words
  12. ROUMANIA.

    A German official message states: The Roumanians have accepted the armistice conditions. ...

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  13. SOLDIER CIVIL SERVANTS.

    An Indication of the mannor in which returned soldiers are being treated by the State Government was given by the Premior yesterday. In April last a special board was ...

    Article : 349 words
  14. BULGARIA AND AMERICA

    It is reported from Washington that the departure of M. Panarstorff (Bulgarian Minister) for Florida is interpreted in some quarters as the forerunner of a ...

    Article : 36 words
  15. "TANK WEEK."

    London's tank week in Trafalgar-square, at the Royal Exchange, and elsewhere, was inaugurated on Monday. A vast crowd was present. Six tanks began operating at various ...

    Article : 83 words
  16. PUBLIC SERVICE.

    At the sitting of the Royal Commission on the Public Service before Mr. G. Mason Allard, Commissioner, yesterday, evidence was principally given in defence of the ...

    Article : 553 words
  17. LABOUR'S ATTITUDE.

    Mr. Arthur Henderson (loader of the Labour party and ex-member of the War Cabinet), speaking at East Ham, said the British Government made the fatal bunder ...

    Article : 159 words
  18. THE WOLF.

    Lloyd's representative at Copenhagen States that in addition to the Turitella, Jumna. Wordsworth, Doe, Wairuna, Winslow, Beluga. Encore, Matunga, Hitachi ...

    Article : 288 words
  19. LATE GENERAL MAUDE.

    In the House of Commons to-day the Prime Minister, Mr. Lloyd George, moved that a grant of £25,000 be made to Lady Maude, widow of Sir Frederick Stanley Maude, who ...

    Article : 136 words
  20. BROKEN HILL MINERS.

    As the result of a dispute at the Central Mine over the night shift, the mill was closed down at 4 o'clock the afternoon. The Junction mine, which was supplying ore to the ...

    Article : 365 words
  21. THE GERMAN COUNTER-ATTACK.

    While this apparent failure to develop fully the advantage gained at Cambrai seems to us the most important feature of the operations reviewed in the despatch, Sir ...

    Article : 257 words
  22. GERMAN PROPAGANDA.

    A Berne wireless message says the newspapers are drawing attention to a remarkable instance of German propaganda, whereby, many officers of the Swiss army ...

    Article : 81 words
  23. PALESTINE.

    An official message from Palestine states: We have advanced northwards to a maximum depth of 3000 yards on a frontage of 12 miles astride and west of the ...

    Article : 40 words
  24. ITALIAN PRISONERS SHOT.

    According to the Volta Agency, Austrians have court-martialled and shot hundreds of prisoners. Groups are now shot daily in the Lavine Valley. ...

    Article : 67 words
  25. GERMANISE THE WORLD.

    Speaking at Aldershot, Sir Auckland Geddes (Minister for National Service) said that Germany's big war aim was to Germanise the world. If we did not want ...

    Article : 158 words
  26. BOMBING ENEMY'S BACK. AREAS.

    The announcement made by the Press Bureau regarding the number of bombs dropped by the enemy behind the British lines, and the number dropped by the British airmen behind ...

    Article : 301 words
  27. LORD LANSDOWNE.

    Lord Lansdowne, in a letter to the "Daily Telegraph," says Hertling's speech is unsatisfactory in many points, but it marks a perceptible advance. It contains a ...

    Article : 285 words
  28. ESPIONAGE.

    There was a great espionage trial in Antwerp from February 18 to 21. There were 63 prisoners, and eight were sentenced to death. ...

    Article : 26 words
  29. BATHURST NATIONALISTS.

    A meeting of the members of the Bathurst branch of the National Association held last night was addressed by Mr. C. W. Oakes, M.L.A., and Mr. Archdale Parkhill. ...

    Article : 196 words
  30. AERIAL WARFARE.

    The Press Bureau announces. The enemy dropped during January in the daytime 221 bombs, and at night 1261 bombs, in the area of British occupation in France, while the ...

    Article : 84 words
  31. IRELAND.

    During a Nationalist meeting at Clifden (Galway) to promote the acquisition of small farms, Sinn Feiners were ejected owing to interruptions. Pitty youths attempted to ...

    Article : 151 words
  32. SHIPPING COMPANY FINED.

    Charged under the Weights and Measures Act of 1915 with having failed to set out on a ticket supplied to the purchaser the correct weight of a quantity of coal sold to the ...

    Article : 172 words
  33. VERDUN AND TOUL.

    The "Berliner Tageblatt" admits that M. Pichon's statements regarding Toul and Verdem are essentially correct. It considers that Germany's demand for Toul and ...

    Article : 55 words
  34. LAND FOR DISCHARGED SOLDIERS.

    Areas of land, comprising 15,251 acres, and involving an expenditure of £219,329, have been purchased by the Closer Settlement Board for the settlement of discharged ...

    Article : 91 words
  35. AUSTRALIAN MAILS.

    The Press Bureau announces that mails from Australia and New Zealand containing a few letters, but many newspapers and parcels, were aboard a ship which was torpedoed. ...

    Article : 112 words
  36. SULPHURIC ACID.

    The Ministry of Munition's Departmental Committee on the post-war position of the sulphuric acid and fertiliser trades, reports that there is a strong feeling throughout those ...

    Article : 123 words
  37. SHIPBUILDING.

    The steamer Southborough cleared at the Customs-house to-day, and will be leaving port to-morrow with the first consignment of materials for the commencing of two ships ...

    Article : 72 words
  38. THE FOOD PROBLEM.

    During the week ended February 23, there were 1135 prosecutions for breaches of the food regulations. Of these, 1[?]7 succeeded Lord Rhondda (Food Controller) in the ...

    Article : 80 words
  39. WHEAT-STACKING DISPUTE.

    The double over wheat stacking under contract conditions at the Outer Harbour, which arose last week, has been temporarily settled. The Port Adelaide branch of the Australian ...

    Article : 82 words
  40. THE POPE AND BAVARIA.

    The Pope has sent the King of Bavaria a medallion representing the Madonna and studded with diamonds and other gems. The Papal Nuncio, when presenting it, described ...

    Article : 47 words
  41. ARCTIC EXPEDITION.

    Captain Amundsen will undertake the leadership of a new Arctic expedition next June. He will use aeroplanes and seaplanes in an effort to reach the pole. ...

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