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  2. THE BLOCKADE.

    Reassuring details as to the efficiency of the blockade are given in an interview by Lord Robert Cecil (Minister for the Blockade) to the Radio Agency, to be ...

    Article : 798 words
  3. THE RAIDER.

    A [?]essage from Pernambuco says the crews of the ships sunk by the German raider in the Atlantic state that the raider was of the Moewe type. ...

    Article : 436 words
  4. SWITZERLAND.

    Speculation is rife in London as to whether the Swiss invasion rumours are associated with political and diplomatic movements. ...

    Article : 359 words
  5. SWISS FEARS

    Swiss newspapers state that the Germans continue to concentrate near Basle. The Swiss General Staff ...

    Article : 114 words
  6. GREAT FIRE IN LONDON

    'A great fire broke out in a munitions factory in the neighbourhood of London on Friday night, and spread to ...

    Article : 93 words
  7. THE PINCH OF HUNGER.

    A message to the New York "Globe" from Holland states that hunger is driving German officers across the Holland border in search of nourishment. The ...

    Article : 44 words
  8. STORY OF DISASTER.

    A tremendons explosion shook London on Friday evening. The explosion followed the outbreak of a fire in one of the munitions ...

    Article : 2,254 words
  9. WESTERN FRONT.

    Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig reported last night: We carried out a successful raid eastward of St. Eloi. There was considerable artillery fire on both ...

    Article : 219 words
  10. SUBMARINES.

    The sinking of the following vessels is notified.- Spanish steamer Valle (2365 tons). Spanish steamer Manuel (2419 tons). ...

    Article : 165 words
  11. ROUMANIA.

    A Russian official message says:— Covered by concentrated artillery fire considerable enemy forces attacking the Naneschi front, in the vicinity of the river ...

    Article : 179 words
  12. RUSSIA.

    The "Times" says:—"Russia's domestic differences do not relate to the Czar's inflexible determination to presecute the war with the utmost vigour to final victory. ...

    Article : 318 words
  13. NORTH SEA CORDON.

    Newspapers point out that raiders have little chance of breaking the North Sea cordon except during the long nights of midwinter at the end. of Janunry. ...

    Article : 103 words
  14. DIMINUTIVE SUBMARINES.

    The State Department in Washington has received advices from Rio de Janeiro and elsewhere, which account for 17 vessels captured or destroyed. ...

    Article : 108 words
  15. MACEDONIA.

    The "Iformazlone" states that Marshal von Hindenburg's refusal of Bulgaria's repeated appeals to commence a great offensive in Macedonia is causing ill-feeling in ...

    Article : 52 words
  16. GREECE.

    The situation has greatly improved. The released Venizelists have not been molested. The question of indemnifying them for their imprisonment will be settled by ...

    Article : 100 words
  17. GERMAN COLONIES.

    The "Cape Times" (Capetown), discussing the omission of direct reference to the lost German colonies in the Allies' reply to President Wilson, ...

    Article : 111 words
  18. STILL ANOTHER RAIDER.

    Advices from Rio de Janeiro state that a strange vessel, of four funnels and of high speed, is reported to have been seen off Cuara, Brazil. ...

    Article : 77 words
  19. HUNGRY BERLIN.

    The "Daily Telegraph's" Rotterdam correspondent says the population of Berlin is in the throes of a food crisis more serious than anything yet experienced. ...

    Article : 639 words
  20. AMERICAN MUNITIONS.

    German newspapers state that the United States, between August, 1914, and September, 1916, shipped to the Allies £394,000,000 worth of war material, of ...

    Article : 70 words
  21. GERMAN FINANCE.

    The Berlin financial weekly, "Plutus," says:—"An indemnity is an imperative neessity to Germany. If the war ends in June it will have cost £6,000,000,000 sterling. ...

    Article : 92 words
  22. RUSSIAN CAPTURES.

    A Petrograd message states that the Russians in 1916 captured 3770 officers. 420,000 men, 525 guns, 1661 maxims, and 431 trench-mortars, of which General ...

    Article : 47 words
  23. WIRELESS CALL FOR HELP.

    Advices from Pernambuco state that the captain of the Netherby Hall, in an interview, said he sent out the S.O.S. signal, but shots across his bows compelled ...

    Article : 103 words
  24. THE "VICTORY LOAN."

    The following additional subscriptions to the British War Loan—mostly new money—are announced:—North-Eastern Railway, £2,000,000; ...

    Article : 72 words
  25. MEN FOR AGRICULTURE.

    Representative agriculturist have appealed to Mr. Lloyd George against the calling up of agricultural labourers. The War office claims that the census reveals a surplus of ...

    Article : 130 words
  26. REGENCY OF POLAND.

    The correspondent of the "Echo de Paris at Zurich states that Prince Adam Czartoryski has arrived at Warsaw to take up the regency of Poland. ...

    Article : 31 words
  27. BELGIAN DEPORTATIONS.

    A German memorial addressed to the United States defends the deportations, and asserts that of 1,200,000 Belgians employed at the beginning of the war, 650,000, ...

    Article : 71 words
  28. INDIAN LOYALTY.

    The Viceroy of India has announced that the Gaekwar of Baroda has made a War contribution of one lae of rupees (about £7000), the Nepal Government 3 lacs, the princes. ...

    Article : 64 words
  29. GERMAN MINEFIELD.

    Swedish torpedo bonts discovored a drifting minefield north of Kalmar, and exploded 11 mines with shells. Many others exploded on the coast of Bornholm, damaging houses. ...

    Article : 54 words
  30. FRENCH MAN-POWER.

    M. Thomas (Minister for Munitions) informed a Parliamentary committee that France was contemplating a general mobilisation of civilians. ...

    Article : 27 words
  31. GERMANS WANT WOLFRAM.

    The "Journal" reports that repatriated officers state that Germany's stock of wolfram is exhausted. A prize of a hundred thousand marks is offered to the provider of a ...

    Article : 41 words
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